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Solution Synthesis of Inorganic Functional Materials—Films, Nanoparticles, and Nanocomposites: Volume 1547. MRS Proceedings

  • ID: 2905314
  • Book
  • 196 Pages
  • Cambridge University Press
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Symposium M, 'Solution Synthesis of Inorganic Functional Materials - Films, Nanoparticles, and Nanocomposites' was held April 1–5, 2013 at the 2013 MRS Spring Meeting in San Francisco, California. The symposium was focused on solution synthesis approaches for the growth of a wide range of advanced functional inorganic materials. Recent results were presented on the growth of: (i) highly crystalline functional oxide films; (ii) nanoparticles and nanocrystals; and (iii) nanostructures or nanocomposites by various chemical solution methods. Gas sensing, photovoltaic, plasmonics, memory devices, spintronics, biomedical, superconducting, and magnetic-field sensing applications were extensively discussed. The articles in this symposium proceeding volume cover the development of different chemical solution approaches to synthesize inorganic functional materials for enhanced and/or novel functionalities for a variety of applications. These papers convey the breadth of exciting advancements happening in the area of functional materials grown by various solution methods.
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Part I - Thin Film Preparation Methods:
1. Thin YBa2Cu3O7-d patterns by chemical solution processing using ink-jet printing;
2. In-situ preparation of metal oxide thin films by inkjet printing acetates solutions;
3. Growth and physical properties of vanadium oxide thin films with controllable phases;
4. Effect of adding Zn in Cd1-XZnXS thin films prepared by an ammonia-free chemical bath deposition process;
5. Fabrication of flexible and conductive graphene-silver films by polymer dispersion and coating method;

Part II - Ferroelectrics and Multiferroics:
6. Hydrothermal epitaxy of lead free (Na,K)NbO3-based piezoelectric films;
7. Field dependent carrier transport mechanisms in metal-insulator-metal devices with Ba0.8Sr0.2TiO3/ZrO2 heterostructured thin films as the dielectric;
8. Fabrication of 0.6(Bi0.85La0.15)FeO3-0.4PbTiO3 multiferroic ceramics by tape casting method;

Part III - Materials for Energy and Electronic Devices:
9. Solution processed TiO2 nanotubular core with polypyrrole conducting polymer shell structures for supercapacitor energy storage devices;
10. Dual function polyvinyl alcohol based oxide precursors for nanoimprinting and electron beam lithography;
11. Melting gel films for low temperature seals;
12. Low temperature syntheses of transition metal bronzes with an open structure for high rate energy storage;
13. Field dependent electrical conduction in metal-insulator-metal devices using alumina-silicone nanolaminate dielectrics;
14. Growth of silicon nanowires-based heterostructures and their plasmonic modeling;
15. Luminescence enhancement of colloidal quantum dots by strain compensation;
16. Enhanced visible-light absorption of mesoporous TiO2 by co-doping with transition-metal/nitrogen ions;

Part IV - Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites:
17. Effects of amines on chemical and physical behaviors of viscous precursor sols to indium gallium zinc oxide;
18. Structural and functional properties of iron (II, III)-doped ZnO monodisperse nanoparticles synthesized by polyol method;
19. Size-controlled synthesis of MgO nanoparticles and the assessment of their bactericidal capacity;
20. Synthesis of urethane base composite materials with metallic nanoparticles;
21. Innovative gold nanoparticle patterning and selective metallization;
22. A thermal decomposition approach for the synthesis of iron oxide microspheres;
23. Multifunctional silicone nanocomposites for advanced LED encapsulation;
24. Study on the production of silver/modified clay nanocomposites;
25. DFT investigation of the mechanism and chemical kinetics for the gelation of colloidal silica.
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Menka Jain University of Connecticut.

Quanxi Jia Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Teresa Puig Instituto de Ciència de Materiales de Barcelona.

Hiromitsu Kozuka Kansai University, Osaka.
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