Colloidal Assembly and Device Fabrication

Tuesday, October 18, 2011: 3:15 PM
101 A (Minneapolis Convention Center)

Recent advances in synthesis techniques and computation are enabling colloidal particles to be treated like "smart atoms", and the result is the bottom-up synthesis of structures that resemble actual molecules. Colloidal crystals, dipoles, stars, and other shapes have been created, and new shapes are being conceived and modeled computationally. This symposium will consist of papers demonstrating colloidal assemblies that contain significant information (fluorescent groups, targeting particles), complexity (e.g., shape, core-shell, biological-particle constructs), assembly forces (magnetics, receptor-ligand, complementary DNA), and functionality (environmental remediation, optical properties). Topics will include site-specific chemistry (e.g., electrostatic forces, DNA, protein-mediated), modeling (e.g., Monte Carlo, Stokesian dynamics), characterization (e.g., confocal microscopy, electron microscopy, AFM), and applications (e.g., drug delivery, robotics, environmental, medical, electronic).

Interfacial Phenomena

Peng Jiang

Submanian Ramakrishnan

Mustafa Akbulut

3:40 PM
(360b) Electrostatic 'catalysis' of 'nano-Molecules'
David A. Walker, Qiang Zhuang and Bartosz Grzybowski

4:00 PM

4:20 PM
(360d) The New Fabrication Method of the Active Layer of Solar Cells by Langmuir-Blodgett Technique
Kung-Po Chao, Hitesh G. Bagaria, Michael S. Wong and Sibani L. Biswal

4:40 PM
(360e) Core|Shell Optical Antenna
Vladan Jankovic and Jane Chang

5:00 PM

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