AVS2013 Monday Morning

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Session Monday, October 28, 2013
8:20 AM 9:20 AM 10:20 AM 11:20 AM
Our Understanding of the Condensed-Matter Physics of Actinides: What have we Learned in 50 Years?
5f Electron Localization
Historical Aspects and Perspectives of X-Ray Spectroscopy in Lanthanide and Actinide Materials
High Energy Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy of f-electron Systems
Signatures of the γ - α Volume Collapse in Cerium
Combining Gas Cluster Ion Beam (GCIB) and Angle-Resolved XPS (ARXPS) Depth-Profiling
XPS Analysis of Oxygen Plasma Modified Polyethylene Surfaces
XPS Valence Band Profiling of Polymer Mixtures with Argon Cluster Ions
Successful XPS Sputter Depth Profiling of Organic Materials Using Massive Argon Cluster Ions
3D Characterization of Multi-Layer Polymer Films by XPS and TOF-SIMS
In Situ TOF-SIMS and SFM Measurements Providing Real 3D Chemical Information
Time of Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectroscopy (ToF SIMS) Analysis of Stress Tolerant Polymer (STP) in GenGard Corrosion Inhibitors
Argon Gas Cluster Beam Etching of Organic Contaminants on Graphene and HOPG
Why is Low Energy Cesium so Efficient for Depth-profiling Organics?
Selected Studies of Biomolecular Interactions
Probing Nanoparticle-lipid Bilayer Interactions with Nonlinear Optics
Characterizing the Protein-Surface Interactions that Control Diatom Biomineralization
Probing the Effects of Different Ions on the Formation of Microstructure Within Collagen Hydrogels by Second Harmonic Generation (SHG) Microscopy
Sum Frequency Generation (SFG) Vibrational Spectroscopy Studies of Molecules at Solid-Liquid and Solid-Gas Interfaces
A Molecular View of Water Interacting with Climate-active Ice Nucleating Proteins
Modulation of Cell Behaviour using Self–assembled Binary Colloidal Crystals
Achieving Differential Cell Adhesion with Novel Polymer Surfaces Identified using Microarrays
Interaction of Hematopoietic and Leukemic Cells with their Microenvironment
The Creation of Polymeric Biointerfaces using Non-Contact Dispensing Technology
The Role of Cell-Substrate Interactions on Cell Stiffness and Cell Volume
Quantitative, Predictive Models of Adhesion of Cells to Polymers
Smart Surfaces for Studies of Real-Time Dynamic Cell Behavior
What Makes the Heart Grow Fonder? Chemically Diverse Polyacrylate and Polyacrylamide Surfaces for Human Cardiomyocyte Culture and Their Effect on Phenotype
Selectivity in Platelet Activation by the Titania Surface: A Model System for In Vitro Modulation of Platelet Activity
Ultrathin Titanyl Phthalocyanine Active Layer on Graphene for Atomic Layer Deposition
Correlation between Current-Voltage Measurements and the Barrier Height Determined by XPS in Ge p-MOS Capacitors
Gate Dielectrics on Graphene
Impact of N2 and Forming Gas Plasma Exposure on the Growth and Interfacial Characteristics of Al2O3 on Al0.25Ga0.75N
Monitoring the HfO2-InAs Interface during the ALD Process using Ambient Pressure X-ray Photoemission Spectroscopy
Challenges and Progress in Complementary Tunnel FETs
In Situ Infrared Study on the Interfacial Layer Formation during the Atomic Layer Deposition of Aluminum Silicate on Chemically-treated InP(100)
Density Function Theory Simulations of a-Al2O3/GaN(0001) Interfaces Resulting from Ex Situ and In Situ Surface Preparation
Understanding (?) Solar Devices through Soft X-Ray and Electron Spectroscopy
Continuous-Flow Chemical Bath Deposition of ZnxCd1-xS Thin Films For Chalcopyrite Solar Cells
Development of Plasma-Enhanced Vapor Transport Deposition of CdTe Absorbers
Self-Limiting Growth of Pyrite Solar Absorbers using Pulsed PECVD
Surface Energetics of AgInSe2 Thin Films
Microstructure Evolution During Annealing of Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Colloidal Nanocrystal Coatings to form Large-Grain Polycrystalline Thin Films
Enhanced Grain Growth in Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Films via Vapor Transport of Alkali Metal Impurities
Using Nitrogenated SiC to Produce Wide-gap Semiconducting Graphene
Graphene Growth on C-face SiC in Argon
Microscopic Control of Epitaxial Graphene on SiC(111) and SiC(100) Thin Films on a Microfabricated Si(100) Substrate
STM Studies on Direction-Selective Epitaxial Graphene: Growth Mechanism and Moiré Superstructures
Epitaxial Graphene on Ag(111)
A Universal Scheme to Convert Aromatic Monolayers Into Functional Carbon Nanomembranes
Hydrogenation of Monolayer and Bilayer Graphene and Nanodiamond Growth on Ni(111) Substrate
Graphene-based, Graphene-derived, and New Carbon Materials
Rotating Spin and Giant Splitting: Unoccupied Surface State at Tl/Si(111)
Searching Majorana Fermion in Topological Insulator/Superconductor Heterojunction
Visualizing Topological States of Matter
Probing Spin Textures of Topological Surface States in Ternary Chalcogenides
(Un)expected Spin Topology in Unoccupied Bands of Bi/Ag(111)
Growth and Properties of Skyrmionic MnSi Thin Film
Skyrmionic MnSi Nanowires on Si: SiO2 Layer as a Catalyst Assistant for the CVD Growth
Epitaxial Growth, Transport, and Electronic Structure of Half Heusler Compounds: CoTiSb, NiTiSn, and Ni2TiSn/NiTiSn Nanocomposite Films
Enhancing Selectivity and Sensitivity of Microfabricated Sensors using Multi-Scale Interactions
Meso Scale MEMS Inertial Switch Fabricated using Electroplated Metal on Insulator (MOI) Technique
Fabrication and Characterization of Porous Carbon Nanotube Composite Resonators
Fabrication of 3D Nickel Microstructures by Pulsed Electrodeposition on Carbon Coated Carbon Nanotubes
Dielectric Properties of Electroactive Polymer P(VDF-TrFE-CFE) for Sensor and Actuator Applications
Silicon Carbide Micro-/Nanosystems for Sensing and Energy Applications
Development of Through-Silicon via Contacts for Front Side Electrodes in ISFET Sensors
A New MEMS-Based Voltage Controlled Variable Capacitor for Gamma Ray Detection
From Quanta to the Continuum: Opportunities for Mesoscale Science
The National Network for Manufacturing Innovation – Towards a New Innovation Ecosystem for Advanced Manufacturing
Conformal Thin Films- The Use of Atomic Layer Deposition in Energy Related Applications
Manufacturing a Three-dimensional, Solid-state Rechargeable Battery
Defects, Nonuniformities, and Degradation Mechanisms in Batteries
Predetermining Paths of Nanoscale Crack by Local Thermally Induced Strain Fields
Single-Molecule Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering using Silver Coated Nickel Nanorod Arrays
Merged Photonic Crystal Slot Waveguide - ALD Coated Silicon Nanophotonics
Engineering Multimodal Localized Surface Plasmon Resonances in Silicon Nanowires
Exploiting Plasmon Induced Hot Electrons in Molecular Electronic Devices
Coherent Imaging of Surface Plasmon Dynamics by Time-resolved Photoelectron Emission Microscopy
Effects of Plasma-Induced Si Damage Structures on Annealing Process Design—Gas Chemistry Impact
Advancing Patterning Processes Further by Employing a New Gas
Advanced Etching Gas Development for High Aspect Ratio Structures
Highly Selective Etch of PMMA to PS for DSA Lithography by Using Carbon Containing Gas 100 MHz CCP RIE System
New Fluorocarbon Free Chemistry Proposed As Solution to Limit Porous SiOCH Film Modification during Etching
Characterization of the Effects of Mildly Oxidizing Chemistries on Silicon Oxidation for Advanced Photoresist-Strip Applications
Challenges in Etching of Multicomponent Oxides and Other Difficult-To-Etch Materials
Thermodynamic Approach to Select Viable Etch Chemistry for Magnetic Metals
Studies on Highly Selective Si3N4 Spacer Etching over Si/SiO2 using CH3F/O2 Plasmas
Field Emission in Microscale Dimensions: A New Approach to Atmospheric Pressure Gas Discharges
Simulation of Microplasma Based Pressure Sensors
A Flexible Paper-based Microdischarge Array Device for Maskless Patterning on Nonflat Surfaces
Hydrophobic Fluorocarbon Films Synthesized from Liquid Monomers by Atmospheric Pressure Plasma
Deciphering Gas-Phase and Solution-Phase Reactions Initiated by Plasmas at the Surface of Aqueous Solutions
Prostate Cancer Treatment using Low-Temperature Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas: Advanced Optical Diagnostics and Multi-scale Numerical Simulations
Conformal Encapsulation of Three-Demensional, Bioresorbable Polymeric Scaffolds Using Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition
Deactivation of Lipopolysaccharide by an Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet
Measuring Homogeneity of Nanocluster Size Distributions using Charge Resolved Low Energy Alkali Ion Scattering
Surface Hydrogen Stabilized Semiconductor Nanowire Growth
Analyzing Capture Zone Distributions (CZD) in Growth: Theory and Applications
Novel Behavior in Droplet-Mediated Growth of III-V Nanostructures
Size-effects in Photoemission and Optical Second Harmonic Generation Spectroscopy of Ge Nano-dots on Si(111)
Study of the Coupling of Ultra-thin CdSe Double Quantum Wells
Fine Tuning of the Self-Ordered Nanostructured O/Cu(110) Surface
DFT Studies on the Adsorption and Diffusion of Small Rh and Au Clusters on Graphene/Ru(0001)
Nucleation of Copper Islands on Graphite
Thin Film Electrolyte via Atomic Layer Deposition for Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Coaxial ALD Nanotube Structures for Functional Nanopore Battery
Engineering Lithium-Containing Ionic Conductive Thin Films by Atomic Layer Deposition for Lithium-ion Battery Applications
Manganese Oxide Pseudocapacitive Supercapacitors from Electrochemical Oxidation of MnO ALD Films
Low Temperature Atomic Layer Deposition Processes for Flexible Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
Performance of ALD Oxide Films in Polarized Infrared Power Generation
Synthesis of Pd and Pt Nanoparticles by Atomic Layer Deposition for Catalysis Applications
In Situ Characterization of Plasma-Assisted Pt ALD on W ALD Adhesion Layers with Spectroscopic Ellipsometry
Friction in Full View
Combining In Situ Nanotribology and Atomistic Simulations to Reveal the Strong Effect of Atomic-Scale Roughness on Nanoscale Adhesion
Nanotribological Properties of Positively and Negatively Charged Nanodiamonds as Additives to Solutions
Atomic-scale Processes in Single Asperity Friction and Wear
Examination of Adhesion and Friction of Hydrocarbon-based Materials: Elucidating Atomic-scale Wear Processes via Molecular Dynamics
Speed-Dependence of Atomic-Scale Friction
The Important Role of Vacuum Technology in the Redefinition of the Kilogram
Reinventing Pressure and Vacuum Metrology: Development of an Optical Pressure Standard
Uncertainty of a NIST Transfer Standard for Inter-Laboratory Comparison of National Metrology Institutes
Fully Automated Flowmeter for Low Gas-Flows Based on Pinhole Apertures
Evaluation and Discussion of Performance Characteristics of Modern-Day Cold Cathode Ionization Gauges
An Inverted Magnetron Pirani Combination Gauge with Low Magnetic Stray Fields
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