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Meeting Materials Science & Technology 2020
Symposium Controlled Synthesis, Processing, and Applications of Structural and Functional Nanomaterials
Sponsorship ACerS Basic Science Division
ACerS Electronics Division
ACerS Engineering Ceramics Division
Organizer(s) Haitao Zhang, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Gurpreet Singh, Kansas State University
Kathy Lu, Virginia Tech
Edward Gorzkowski, Naval Research Laboratory
Jian Shi, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Kejie Zhao, Purdue University
Michael Naguib , Tulane University
Sanjay Mathur, University of Cologne
Scope Nanostructured materials (nanoparticles, nanowires, nanosheets, etc.) hold great promise to enable a broad range of new applications as well as improve existing technologies because of their unique physical and chemical properties. This includes high-energy conversion efficiency fuel cells, solar cells, piezoelectric and ferroelectric devices, electrochemical energy storage systems, and structural materials. However, many barriers still exist in understanding and controlling the processing of nanostructured materials. Novel nanostructure designs are highly needed at all stages of nanoparticle-based material formation process to enable unique performances, low cost, and green engineering. Great challenges also remain on the composition and morphology control of multi-component functional nanomaterials.

This symposium will focus on the following general topics: 1) Processing and characterization to preserve and improve nanoscale size, structure, and properties; 2) Novel design and understanding of new nanoparticle-based materials templating and 3D assembly technologies; and 3) Theoretical and computational study of the growth behavior in 1-D to 3-D nanomaterials. Special efforts on energy conversion, harvesting, storage, and use will be emphasized.

Abstracts Due 05/31/2020

Chemical Pre-intercalation Synthesis and Exfoliation of Bilayered Vanadium Oxides for Energy Storage Applications
Control Over Structure and Chemistry Across Multiple Lengthscales in Fe-Si-Ge-Based Thermoelectrics
d-Spacing Effect on the Electrochemical Performance of MXene in Organic and Room Temperature Ionic Liquids
Direct Synthesis of Nanoclusters from Cu Nanowires
Effect of Cation Pre-intercalation on the Electrochemical Performance of Multilayer Ti3C2 MXene in Aqueous Electrolyte
Explore Different Roles of Catalysts in the Growth of Si-based Nanostructures
Introductory Comments: Controlled Synthesis, Processing, and Applications of Structural and Functional Nanomaterials
Light Transmission Modulation in Ceramics through Mesoscale Modelling
Multiscale Modeling of Radiation-induced Precipitation Hardening by Cu Nanoclusters in Fe-Cu Alloys
Nanocomposites with Extremely High Fractions of Nanomaterials via Infiltration of Polymers into Nanoparticle Packings
Oxide Nucleation and Growth during In Situ Oxidation of Cu and Cu Alloys
Panchromatic Light Absorption in CdSe/CdS Coated SnO2 Nanowires for Solar-fuel Conversion
Purification of Carbon Nanotube Yarns via Incandescent Annealing
Rheological Dynamics of Liquid Crystal-coupled Nanocomposites under Influence of Thermal Gradients
The Formation Mechanism of TiO2 Polymorphs under Hydrothermal Conditions
Towards Superhard Binderless Nanocrystalline Tungsten Carbide
ZnO Nanoparticle-Poly(methyl methacrylate) Hybrid Ultraviolet Shielding Films

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