Monday, 23 May 2005: 1:30 PM-4:30 PM

Room 204 (Science & Engineering Resource Center)

Nano and Materials Science (NANO)

Solid State and Materials Chemistry II

This symposium will be a one-day program focusing on recent developments in the areas of Solid State and Materials Chemistry. Presentations will reflect broad interests and the multidisciplinary nature of the field. The goal of the symposium is to provide researchers from academics, government and industrial laboratories an interdisciplinary forum for interaction, discussion and exchange of ideas on recent fundamental issues and their impact on the future advancement and application of solid state and inorganic materials.
Organizers:Jing Li
Martha Greenblatt
Presiders:Jing Li
Martha Greenblatt
1:30 PM Abalone Nacre: A Perfect Marriage of Soft and Hard Materials
Nan Yao
2:00 PM Solution processable semiconductive coordination networks based on large aromatic building blocks
Zhengtao Xu, Kunhao Li, Hanhui Xu, Jacqueline M. Ryan
2:30 PM Graphite Nanofibers in Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Electrodes
Carol A. Bessel, Donna Omiatek, Susan Thai, Georgia C. Papaefthymiou, Arthur Viescas, Douglas A. Blom, Lawrence F. Allard
3:00 PM Hydrogen Storage on Metal Organic Frameworks
Jeffrey T. Culp
3:30 PM Preparation and characterization of zinc titanate nano-crystal powders via sonochemical synthesis
Feng Chen, Kirstan Bowser, Tamara Bell
4:00 PM Infrared Fluorescence Emission Characteristics of Chalcogenide-Bound Erbium Complexes and their Fluoropolymer Composites
Santanu Banerjee, Anna Kornienko, John G. Brennan, G.A. Kumar, Richard E. Riman
4:15 PM Optical Switching Properties of Dye Doped Organic/Inorganic Composite Films
Nathan Stevens, Daniel L. Akins

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