PROGRAM

NANOPARTICLES AND NANOSTRUCTURES
THROUGH VAPOR PHASE SYNTHESIS
Vapor Phase Synthesis of Materials IV

June 16 - 21, 2002 Il Ciocco Conference Center
Castelvecchio Pascoli (near Barga), Tuscany, Italy

Phone: 39-0583-719-204 - Fax: 39-0583-723-197

Conference Chairs
J.J. Helble University of Connecticut, USA
M.R. Zachariah University of Minnesota, USA

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Sunday, 16 June 2002

17:00 - 19:00 Registration

19:00 - 19:30 Welcome Reception

19:30 - 21:00 Dinner

21:00 - 22:00 Reception

Monday, 17 June 2002

07:30 - 08:15 Breakfast Buffet

08:15 - 08:30 Opening Remarks
Joseph Helble, Conference Chair
Herman Bieber, UEF Liaison

08:30 - 09:20 PLENARY: Chair, Joseph Helble

SELECTED TOPICS FROM NANOTECHNOLOGY LABORATORY AT DUPONT
Qian Qiu Zhao, DuPont Central Research and Development, USA

PARTICLE SYNTHESIS: Chair, Michael Zachariah

09:30 - 10:30 Invited
NUCLEATION FROM A SUPERSATURATED VAPOR
Prof. Joseph L. Katz, Johns Hopkins University, USA

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

THERMAL SYNTHESIS I: Chair, Sean Garrick

11:00 - 11:30 SYNTHESIS OF DOPED NANOSTRUCTURED TITANIUM DIOXIDE
PARTICLES AND RELATIONSHIP OF PHOTOACTIVITY TO SOLID STATE CHARACTERISTICS
Pratim Biswas, Washington University in St. Louis, USA

11:30 - 12:00 IN-SITU COATING OF PARTICLES IN AEROSOL REACTORS
N.S ( Mani) Subramanian, R&D, Dupont Company , USA

12:00- 12:30 PREPARATION OF NANOPARTICLES BY SALT-ASSISTED
AEROSOL DECOMPOSITION
Kikuo Okuyama, Hiroshima University, JAPAN

12:45 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 16:30 Ad hoc Sessions and/or Free Time

16:30 - 17:00 Afternoon Coffee

THERMAL SYNTHESIS II: Chair, Nick Glumac

17:00 - 17:30 AEROSOL REACTION ENGINEERING FOR NANOPARTICLE
MANUFACTURE
Dr. R. Bertrum Diemer, Jr., DuPont Engineering, USA

17:30 - 18:00 FORMATION AND CHARACTERISTICS OF GAMMA-FE2O3
NANO PARTICLES OBTAINED FROM VARIOUS AEROSOL FLOW REACTORS
Paul Roth, Gerhard-Mercator-Universitat Duisburg, GERMANY

18:00 - 18:30 SEMIEMPIRICAL PHASE DIAGRAMS OF NANORYSTALLINE
PRODUCTS DURING COPPER (II) ACETYLACETONATE VAPOR DECOMPOSITION
Albert G. Nasibulin, Igor S. Altman, Esko I. Kauppinen, VTT Processes, Aerosol Technology Group, FINLAND

18:30 - 19:00 C60 OLIGOMER FORMATION IN THE GAS PHASE
Kazuo Takeuchi, RIKEN, JAPAN

19:00 - 19:30 LARGE SCALE PRODUCTION OF METAL OXIDE NANOPOWDERS
Harry W. Sarkas, Nanophase Technologies, USA

20:00 - 21:30 Dinner

21:30 - 22:30 Social Hour

Tuesday, 18 June 2002

07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast

FLAME SYNTHESIS I: Chair, Sherly Ehrman

08:30 - 09:20 Invited
SYNTHESIS, GROWTH CONTROL AND MODELLING OF NANOPARTICLES IN FLAMES
Mansoo Choi, Seoul National University, KOREA

09:30 - 10:00 FLAME SYNTHESIS OF NANOPOWDERS IN LOW PRESSURE
STAGNATION POINT FLOWS
Nick G. Glumac, Univ. Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA

10:00 - 10:30 SYNTHESIS OF SILICA NANOPARTICLES IN A CO-FLOW DIFFUSION FLAME: INFLUENCE OF CONCENTRATION, TEMPERATURE AND FLAME STOICHIOMETRY ON PARTICLE PROPERTIES
R. Patrick Earhart, Colorado School of Mines, USA

10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break

FLAME SYNTHESIS II: Chair, Pratim Biswas

10:45 - 11:30 Invited
LOW-COST, MULTIMETALLIC, OXIDE NANOPARTICLES BY
LIQUID-FEED FLAME SPRAY PYROLYSIS
Richard M. Laine, University of Michigan, USA

11:30 - 12:00 PARTICLE SIZE CONTROL BY SECONDARY DROPLET
ATOMIZATION IN COMBUSTION SYNTHESIS OF NANOPARTICLES
Joseph J. Helble, Unversity of Connecticut, USA

12:00 - 12:30 THE EFFECT OF TURBULENCE ON NANOPARTICLE
COAGULATION
Sean C. Garrick, University of Minnesota, USA

12:45 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 16:30 Ad hoc Sessions and/or Free Time

16:30 - 17:00 Afternoon Coffee

LASER and PLASMA BASED SYNTHESIS: Chair, Terry Parker

17:00 - 17:30 CARBONACEOUS NANOPARTICLES THROUGH VAPOR
PHASE LASER-DRIVEN PYROLYSIS
C. Reynald, Laboratoire F. Perrin (CEA-CNRS URA 2453), FRANCE

17:30 - 18:00 NANOPARTICLES AND NANOSTRUCTURES THROUGH
VAPOR PHASE SYNTHESIS
William T. Nichols, University of Texas at Austin, USA

18:00 - 18:30 MEASUREMENT OF REACTION RATES IN AND ON
NANOPARTICLES
Michael R. Zachariah, University of Minnesota, USA

18:30 - 19:00 NANOPARTICLE GENERATION BY EVAPORATION AND
LASER-ASSISTED METHODS; SOME SPECIFIC PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS
Peter Heszler, Dept. of Solid State Physics, Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala University, SWEDEN

19:00 - 19:30 MODELING OF THE SYNTHESIS OF SILICON
NANOPARTICLES IN LOW-PRESSURE SILANE PLASMAS
Uwe Kortshagen, University of Minnesota, USA

19:30 - 20:00 Discussion

20:00 - 21:30 Dinner

21:30 - 22:30 Social Hour

Wednesday, 19 June 2002

07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast

NANOPARTICLE CHARACTERIZATION I: Chair, Paul Roth

08:30 - 09:20 Invited
ON-LINE PARTICLE CHARACTERIZATION IN AEROSOLS
Andreas Schmidt-Ott, Delft University of Technology, THE NETHERLANDS

09:30 - 10:00 ACTIVE SPECTOSCOPY OF SIZES AND VELOCITIES OF
PARTICLES BY COHERENT SCATTERING OF LIGHT
Anatoly Sukhodolaky, General Physics Institute, RUSSIA

10:00 - 10:30 IN SITU CHARACTERIZATION OF GAS-PHASE NUCLEATED
SILICON PARTICLES FORMED VIA SILANE PYROLYSIS IN A THERMAL CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION REACTOR
James E. Maslar, NIST, USA

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

NANOPARTICLE CHARACTERIZATION II: Chair, Albert Nasibulin

11:00 - 11:30 ELASTIC LIGHT SCATTERING MEASUREMENTS FOR VAPOR
PHASE COMBUSTION:
R. Patrick Earhart, Engineering Division, Colorado School of Mines, USA

11:30 - 12:00 ON-LINE MONITORING OF PARTICLE PROPERTIES IN GAS
SUSPENSION
Th. Kauffeldt, University of Duisburg, GERMANY

12:00 - 12:30 CHARACTERISATION OF FILLERS
Paolo Massacci, Università di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, ITALY

12:45 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 Ad hoc Sessions and/or Free Time

15:30 - 17:30 Afternoon Coffee and Poster Session

NANOPARTICLES AT THE NANO/BIO INTERFACE:
Chair, Kikuo Okuyama

17:30 - 18:20 Invited
MAGNETIC NANOPARTICLES FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS
Sara A. Majetich, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

18:30 - 19:00 INORGANIC NANOPARTICLES AND MICROBES:
UNDERSTANDING THE PERPLEXING RELATIONSHIP
Darryl N. Williams, University of Maryland, College Park, USA Wednesday, 19 June 2002 (continued)

19:00 - 19:30 METAL OXIDE NANOPARTICLE FORMATION WITH
BIOLOGICAL RELEVANCE
Ian M. Kennedy, University of California, USA

20:00 - 21:30 Dinner

21:30 - 22:30 Social Hour

Thursday, 20 June 2002

07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast

Morning/Afternoon Excursion to Pisa and Lucca, departs 8:30 a.m. Return to Il Ciocco by 3:30 p.m.

NANOPARTICLE BASED ASSEMBLIES: Chair, Andreas Schmidt-Ott

16:00 - 16:50 Invited
THERMAL PLASMA SYNTHESIS OF NANOPARTICLES, AND THEIR DEPOSITION BY HYPERSONIC IMPACTION AND FOCUSED PARTICLE BEAMS
Steven Girshick, University of Minnesota, USA

17:00 - 17:30 WIRES, HELICES, FILMS, AND NANOPATTERNS OF POROUS
MANGANESE OXIDES
Steven L. Suib, University of Connecticut, USA

17:30 - 18:00 SELF-ASSEMBLY AND MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF GAS-
PHASE PREPARED FEPT NANOPARTICLES
Bernd Rellinghaus, Gerhard-Mercator-University, GERMANY

18:00 - 18:50 Invited
SELF-ASSEMBLY OF FUNCTIONAL NANOSTRUCTURES
C Jeffrey Brinker, The University of New Mexico, USA

19:30 Buses will leave for the Banquet

20:00 - 23:00 Conference Banquet on the Mountain

Friday, 21 June 2002

07:30 - 08:15 Breakfast Buffet

NANOPARTICLE BASED ASSEMBLIES II: Chair, Steven Girschick

08:15 - 09:05 Invited
METALLIC AND INTERMETALLIC NANOPARTICLES, FILAMENTS AND TREE-LIKE ASSEMBLIES PREPARED BY LASER VAPORIZATION CONTROLLED CONDENSATION
M. Samy El-Shall, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

09:15 - 09:45 PULSED PLASMA ENHANCED CHEMICAL VAPOR
DEPOSITION OF NANOSTRUCTURED THIN FILMS
Richard B. Timmons, University of Texas at Arlington, USA

09:45 - 10:15 MULTICOMPONENT FILMS FROM NANOPARTICLE
AGGLOMERATES
Sheryl H. Ehrman, University of Maryland, USA

10:15 - 10:45 THE RESTRUCTURING OF NANOPARTICLE CHAIN
AGGREGATES
Adamos Dalis, Chem Eng Dept, UCLA, USA

10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break

ELECTRONIC DEVICES: Chair, R. Bertrum Diemer

11:15 - 11:45 AEROSOL SILICON NANOCRYSTAL NONVOLATILE
FLOATING GATE MEMORY DEVICES
Michele L. Ostraat, Agere Systems, USA

11:45 - 12:15 MORPHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF VAPOR PHASE
SYNTHESIZED NANOPARTICLES FOR DEVICE USAGE
Isao Matsui, Japan Chemical Innovation Institute (JCII) and Toshiba R&D center, JAPAN

12:15 - 12:30 Closing Remarks

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

13:45 Bus to Pisa Departs

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POSTER SESSION Chairs, J. Helble and M. Zachariah
Wednesday Afternoon. 3:30- 5:30 pm

1. SI AND SIC NANOCRYSTALS THROUGH VAPOR PHASE LASER-DRIVEN PYROLYSIS)
C. Reynaud, Laboratoire F. Perrin (CEA-CNRS URA 2453), FRANCE

2. OXYGEN-DEFICIENT TITANIUM OXIDE PARTICLES SYNTHESIZED BY HIGH TEMPERATURE PLASMA
Masahiro Kagawa, Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, JAPAN

3. COPPER NANOPARTICLE SYNTHESIS BY METAL-ORGANIC VAPOR DECOMPOSITION
David P. Brown, StreamWise, USA

4. THE PRODUCTION OF THE THIN GRANULAR ZNO FILMS
Gabriela Ciobanu, the 'Gh. Asachi' Technical University, Faculty of Industrial Chemistry, ROMANIA

5. EFFUSIVE AMPOULE PHYSICAL VAPOR TRANSPORT AS A NEW PROCESS IN THIN FILM TECHNOLOGY
Dr. Maria Ittu Zugrav, University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA

6. NANOSTRUCTURED ALUMINA COATING ON ALUMINUM OR ALLOYS
M. Kireitseu, INDMASH NAN, BELARUS

7. HARD OXIDE CERAMICS MODIFIED BY ULTRA DISPERCED DIAMONDS OR CRC
S. Yerakhavets, INDMASH NAN, BELARUS

8. COMBUSTION SYNTHESIS OF MAGNETIC NANOPARTICLES AND THEIR BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS
Bani H. Cipriano, University of Maryland, USA

9. OPTICAL AND ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES OF THE THIN GRANULAR ZNO FILMS
Gabriela Ciobanu, the 'Gh. Asachi' Technical University, Faculty of Industrial Chemistry, ROMANIA

10. MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF TEXTURED ALUMINA PRODUCED BY MICRO ARC OXIDIZING
M. Istomin, INDMASH NAN, BELARUS

11. PARTICLE SIZE ANALYSIS OF COLLOIDAL NANOPARTICLES USING AEROSOL TECHNIQUE AND DYNAMIC LIGHT SCATTERING
Yasushi Azuma, Japan Chemical Innovation Institute and Hiroshima University, JAPAN

12. SYNTHESIS OF ALN NANOSIZED PARTICLES FROM VAPOR PHASE REACTION
Francisco José Moura, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy - PUC-Ri, BRAZIL

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