In a relatively short time, the field of nanostructured materials has expanded from a novel area of research to a technology with a significant and rapidly growing commercial sector. This proceedings contains papers on the following topics: Synthesis and Processing of Nanoparticles and Nanostructured Assemblies; Fabrication and Properties of Nanocomposites; Characterization and Properties of Nanomaterials; and Industrial Development and Applications of Nanomaterials.
SYNTHESIS AND PROCESSING OF NANOPARTICLES AND NANOSTRUCTURED ASSEMBLIES.
Structural and Optical Properties of CdSe Nanoparticles Prepared by Mechanical and Chemical Alloying (G.L. Tan, U. Hommerich, D. Temple and G. Loutts).
Nano–Sized Silicon Nitride Powder Synthesis via Ammonolysis of SiO Vapor (P. Vongpayabal and S. Kimura).
Ambient Condition Synthesis and Characterization of Nanocrystalline BaTiO3 (X. Wang, B.I. Lee, M.Z. Hu, E.A. Payzant and D.A. Blom).
Ferroelectric Lithography of Multicomponent Nanostructure (X. Lei, S. Kalinin, Z. Hu and D.A. Bonnell).
Influence of Additives on the Formation of Thin ZnO Films on Self–Assembled Monolayers (R.C. Hoffmann, J. Bill and F. Aldinger).
Fabrication of Metallic Nanocrystal Arrays for Nanoscale Nonlinear Optics (A.B. Hmelo, M.D. McMahon, R. Lopez, R.H. Magruder, R.A. Weller, F.R. Haglund Jr. and L.C. Feldman).
FABRICATION AND PROPERTIES OF NANOCOMPOSITES.
Carbon Nanotubes–Ceramic Composites (E. Flahaut, S. Rul, F. Lefèvre–Schlick, Ch. Laurent and A. Peigney).
Plasma Reaction Synthesis of Alumina–Aluminum Oxynitride Nanocomposite Powders (S. Balasubramanian, R.K. Sadangi, V. Shukla, B.H. Kear and D.E. Niesz).
Nanophase Decomposition in Plasma Sprayed ZrO2(Y2O3)/Al2O3 Coatings (F. Liu, F. Cosandey, X. Zhou and B.H. Kear).
Raman Image of the SiC Fibers Nanostructure (M. Havel and P. Colomban).
Structure of Nanocrystalline BN and BN/C Coatings on SiC (L. Chen, H. Ye, Y. Gogotsi and M.J. McNallan).
Preparation of Iron Oxide and Iron Oxide/Silicon Oxide Nanoparticles via Water–in–Oil Microemulsion (X. Bao, M. Lin, H.Z. Koh and Q. Zhang).
CHARACTERIZATION AND PROPERTIES OF NANOMATERIALS.
Synthesis of Si–Based Nanowires (K. Saulig–Wenger, D. Cornu, P. Miele, F. Chassagneux, S. Parola and T. Epicier).
Characterization of Nanometer–Scale Columnar and Low–Density Boundary Network Structures in Hydrogenated Amorphous Carbon Films (E. Iwamura).
Properties of Transparent Conducting Coatings (TCO) Made by Chemical Nanotechnology Process (M.A. Aegerter, N. Al–Dahoudi and A. Solieman).
Microstructure of N–Implanted Ti Thin Films Prepared by Ion Beam Sputtering Deposition (S. Muraishi and T. Aizawa).
Novel Nanotechnology of Usable Superconductor Ceramics (A.E. Rokhvarger and L.A. Chigirinsky).
INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATIONS OF NANOMATERIALS.
Ceramic Nanoparticle Technologies for Ceramics and Composites (H. Schmidt, F. Tabellion, K.–P. Schmitt and P.–W. Oliveira).
The Commercialization of Nanomaterials (E.G. Ludwig).
Panel Discussion: Commercialization of Nanomaterials (S.W. Lu).