Program Schedule
MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2006
Oral Presentations:
8:30 – 8:55
Aklylidyne Self-Assembled Monolayers on Pt(111): A Novel System for Molecular Electronics
M. Yang, A.R. Laracuente, D.Y. Petrovykh, and L.J. Whitman
8:55 – 9:20
Morphological and Chemical Evolution of Model Resist Polymers with Low Pressure Plasma
T. Kwon, R. Bruce, D. Nest, H-C. Kan, G. Oerhelein, D. Graves, R. Phaneuf
9:20 – 9:45
Channel Formation in Monolayer-Scale Organic Transistors
Byoung-Nam Park, Soonjoo Seo, and Paul G. Evans
9:45 – 10:05
Improved Organic Thin-Film Transistors Using Novel Phosphonate Self-Assembled Monolayers
M. McDowell, I.G. Hill, J.E. McDermott, J. Schwartz, and S.L. Bernasek
11:00 – 11:20
Single Molecule Spectroelectrochemistry (SMS-EC) – (Invited)
Rodrigo E. Palacios, Fu-Ren F. Fan, Allen J. Bard, and Paul F. Barbara
11:20 – 11:45
Surface Science of ssDNA Brushes on Gold
D.Y. Petrovykh, A. Opdahl, H. Kimura-Suda, M.J. Tarlov, and L.J. Whitman
11:45 – 12:10
High Pressure X-ray and STM Studies of Electrosorbed CO monolayers on Pt(111)
Kee-Chul Chang, V. Komanicky, A. Menzel and H. You
1:30 – 1:55
Kinetics of NH Formation and Dissociation on Pt(111)
Kumudu Mudiyanselage, Michael Trenary and Randall J. Meyer
1:55 – 2:20
Towards understanding reactions of ethanol on Rh-surfaces
Andrea Resta, Johan Gustafson, Hannu Karhu, Anders Mikkelsen, Edvin Lundgren, Jakob
Blomquist, Per Uvdal, and Jesper N. Andersen
2:20 – 2:45
Indium Clusters on the Ge(5x5) Wetting Layer of Si(111)-7x7
J.M. MacLeod, D. Psiachos, M.J. Stott and A.B. McLean
2:45 – 3:05
Surface structures and alloy formation for Ge deposition on Pt(100)
Taketoshi Matsumoto, Matthias Batzill, and Bruce E. Koel
3:30 – 3:55
Ripening of Monolayer Vacancy Pits on Metal Surfaces: Pathways and Energetics for Ag(111)
versus Ag(100)
Mingmin Shen, Da-Jiang Liu, J.-M. Wen, C.J. Jenks, J.W. Evans, and P.A. Thiel
3:55 – 4:20
Surface Reconstructions of TiO2 via Sub-oxides Formation
K.T. Park, M. Pan, V. Meunier, and E.W. Plummer
4:20 – 4:45
Preparation, Surface Structure, and Defects on TiO2(011)-2x1
Olga Dulub, Matthias Batzill, Ulrike Diebold, Annabella Selloni, Cristiana di Valentin, Sergey
Solovev, Elena Loginova, and Theodore E. Madey
TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2006
Nottingham Contestants:
8:20 – 8:40
Fabrication, Functionalization and Characterization of Atomically Precise Organosilicon
Nanostructures: A Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Study
R. Basu and M.C. Hersam
8:40 – 9:00
Electronic Transport in Nanometer-Scale Silicon-on-Insulator Membranes
Pengpeng Zhang and Max G. Lagally
9:00 – 9:20
Structural Characterization of the d-Al-Ni-Co Quasicrystal Surface and Xe Adsorption
Nicola Ferralis and Renee D. Diehl
9:20 – 9:40
Adsorbate-induced faceting of Re surfaces
Hao Wang and Theodore E. Madey
9:40 – 10:00
Spectroscopic Characterization of Intermediates on Pt(111) Related to the Catalytic Synthesis of
HCN from CH4 and NH3
Eldad Herceg and Michael Trenary
10:00 – 10:20
Controlling the Catalytic Selectivity on Ni Surfaces by Step blocking
Ronnie T. Vang and Flemming Besenbacher
10:40 – 11:00
Pd cluster growth on the SnO2 (101) surface
Khabibullakh (Bulat) Katsiev and Ulrike Diebold
11:00 – 11:20
Self-assembly of Multi-component Systems and the Formation of 2-D Nanostructure on a Solid
Feng Tao and Steven L. Bernasek
11:20 – 11:40
Temperature-Driven Change in the Unstable Growth Mode on Patterned GaAs(001)
T. Tadayyon-Eslami and R.J. Phaneuf
11:40 – 12:00
Correlating Electron Transport Properties with Molecular Structures by Combining ConductiveProbe AFM Experiments and DFT Calculations
Jian Liang, Qiang Sun, Annabella Selloni and Giacinto Scoles
12:00 – 12:20
Measuring Spin Dependant Hot Electron Transport using Spin-Polarized Ballistic Electron
Emission Microscopy
A.J. Stollenwerk and V.P. LaBella
1:30 – 2:20
Surface Science, Biointerfaces and Nanotechnology – selected examples (Invited)
Bengt Kasemo
2:20 – 2:40
Synthetically Tuned Excited States: Luminescent, Cyclometalated Iridium(III) Complexes and
their Applications
Michael S. Lowry and Stefan Bernhard
2:40 – 3:00
Step Stiffness Anisotropy: From Experiment to Theory and Back Again
Timothy J. Stasevich and Theodore L. Einstein
3:00 – 3:20
Molecular Self-Assembly at Bare GaAs Semiconductor Surfaces: Characterization of Ordered
Organo-thiolate Monolayers on GaAs(100), (110) and (111)A Surfaces
Christine L. McGuiness and David L. Allara
3:40 – 4:00
Competing periodicities in fractionally filled one-dimensional bands
P.C. Snijders and H.H. Weitering
4:00 – 4:20
Achieving Low Recombination Rates Despite a High Surface Defect Density: the Role of
Surface Charge Carrier Concentration
David J. Michalak and Nathan S. Lewis
4:20 – 4:40
Water Interactions with a Ferroelectric Polymer
Luis G. Rosa and Peter Dowben
4:40 – 5:00
Structural and photoemission study of Sn1-xMnxSe2: the first layered diluted semiconductor
F. Mirabella and J. Ghijsen
5:00 – 5:20
Hard superconductivity of a soft metal in the quantum regime
Mustafa M. zer, James R. Thompson and Hanno O. Weitering
Oral Presentations:
9:00 – 9:25
In-situ electric conductivity measurements of the Ag-C60 co-deposited films at low temperature
Genki Yoshikawa, Yuki Tsuruma, Susumu Ikeda, and Koichiro Saiki
9:25 – 9:50
Room Temperature Ferromagneticism in Fe Implanted ZnO Nanotips
R.A. Bartynski, D.H. Hill, D.A. Arena, P. Wu, G. Saraf, Y. Lu, F. Cosandey, J.F. Al-Sharab, L.
Wielunski, R. Gateau, J. Dvorak, A. Moodenbaugh, J.A. Raley, Yung Kee Yeo
9:50 – 10:15
Nano-faceted Ir(210): probe for structural and size effects in surface chemistry
Wenhua Chen, Ivan Ermanoski, Timo Jacob, and Theodore E. Madey
10:15 – 10:40
Assembly of Silver Nanoparticles onto Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes and Study of
Nanoparticle Attachment Mechanism
Liying Zhu, Ganhua Lu, Junhong Chen,and Carol Hirschmugl
11:00 – 11:25
Surface Functionalization and Interface Characterization for HFO2 Growth by Atomic Layer
Y. Wang, M.-T. Ho, M. Dai, L.S. Wielunski, L. Goncharova, T. Gustafsson, and Y.J. Chabal
11:25 – 11:50
Time-resolved two-photon photoemission from the Si(557)-Au surface
T.K. Rugheimer, F.J. Himpsel and Th. Fauster
11:50 – 12:15
Schottky Barrier Tuning in Pb/Si(111) Studied by Quantum Well Spectroscopy
D.A. Ricci, T. Miller and T.-C. Chiang
1:30 – 1:55
Interference patterns in field emission images of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Georgianna L. Martin and P.R. Schwoebel
1:55 – 2:20
Nano2hybrids: Electronic Structure of Ni Nanoparticles Evaporated on Multi Wall Carbon
C. Bittencourt, A. Felten, F. Mirabella, J.-F. Colomer, G. Van Tendeloo, W. Drube, J. Ghijsen,
and J.-J. Pireaux
2:20 – 2:45
Adatom and Nanostructure Electronic Properties Measured by Ion-Surface Charge Exchange
Jory A. Yarmoff, Zdenek Sroubek, Victor Chen, Frank Liu, Prasanta Karmakar