Nano and Giga Challenges in Electronics,
Photonics and Renewable Energy
       14th Canadian Semiconductor
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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, August 10-14, 2009
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Phaedon Avouris, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
Carbon Based Electronics and Optoelectronics
Jonathan Baugh, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Manipulation of Single Electron Spins in Semiconductor nanowire quantum dots
Matthew Beard, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, USA
Multiple Exciton Generation and Carrier Dynamics in Electronically Coupled PbSe Semiconductor Nanocrystals
Gianluigi Botton, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Aberration-Corrected Microscopy of Nanostructured Materials and Interfaces
Scott Chambers, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory , Richland, Washington, USA
Visible Light Photochemistry in Epitaxial N-doped TiO2 Anatase
Ping Chen, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, China
Amide-Hydride Combinations for Hydrogen Storage
Zhongfang Chen, University of Puerto Rico , San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA
Intriguing Properties of Inorganic Nanographenes: From Boron Nitride to Silicon Carbide and Molybdenum Disulfide
Huiming Cheng, Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, Shenyang, China
Synthesis and Application Explorations of Graphene
Byoung-Chul Choi, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Nonlinear Dynamics of Ferromagnetic Nanostructures
Larry Dalton, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
The Nano-Engineering of Extraordinary Electro-Optic Materials Exploiting Guidance From First-Principles Theory
Reinhold Dauskardt, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
Thermomechanical Reliability of Thin Films for Nano and Energy Technologies
Gyula Eres, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
Not All Carbon Nanotubes are Created Equal
Alfred Forchel, Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
Quantum Dot Microcavities - Status and Challenges for Investigations of Physical Properties and Devices
Dominic Gervasio, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA
Electrochemical Processes in Neat Salt Electrolytes
Stephen Hughes, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Light-Matter Interactions in Photonic Crystal Waveguides: From Disorder-Induced Localization to Single Photon Sources
Andrei Kabashin, University of the Mediterranean, Marseille, France
Semiconductor Nanowire and Plasmonic Nanolasers
William King, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagn, Urbana-Champagn, Illinois, USA
Nanometer Scale Thermal Processing for Scalable Nano-Manufacturing
Andy Knights, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
The Role of Ion Beam Technology in the Development of 2nd Generation Silicon Photonics
Vitaly Konov, General Physics Institute, Moscow, Russia
Laser Induced Bulk Micro and Nanostructuring of Diamond
Michael Kozicki, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA
Nanoionics: Applications in Information Technology
Ray LaPierre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Nanowire Photovoltaics
Jun Liu, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory , Richland, Washington, USA
Nanostructured Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage
Wenchang Lu, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Multiscale Simulations and Design of Nano Devices and Materials
Gerald Lucovsky, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Chemical Self-Organization Scales Of Order In Noncrystalline And Nanocrystalline Alloys
Serge Luryi, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA
Semiconductor Scintillators and Three-Dimensional Integration
Guillaume Malpuech, Université Blaise Pascal, Aubière, France
Cavity Exciton-Polaritons, Spin Dynamics and Bose Einstein Condensation
Richard McCreery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Low Volatility Molecular Memory based on Dynamic Doping of Conducting Polymers
Zetian Mi, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
InGaAs Quantum Dot Microtube Nanoscale Lasers on GaAs and Si
Marco Nardelli, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Design of Nanoscale Materials for Energy and Environmental Applications
Don Nicholson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
Correlation Based Approach to Boundary Conditions in Concurrent Multi-Scale Modeling
Hideo Ohno, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Spintronics Based Nonvolatile CMOS Logic Circuits
Beng Ong, Naniang technological University , Singapore
Enabling Printed Electronics through Materials Design
Mihri Ozkan, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, USA
Oskar Painter, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA
Optomechanical Crystals
Tom Picraux, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA
Synthesis, Properties and Integration for Si/Ge Nanowire Electronics
Pavle Radanovic, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Spectroscopic and Magnetic Properties of Colloidal Transition-Metal-Doped Transparent Conducting Oxide Nanocrystals
Volodymyr Redko, Enerize Corporation, Coral Springs, Florida, USA
Lithium Manganese Spinel – Well Known Material with New Properties
John Robertson, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Metal Gate High K interfaces for Future CMOS Devices
Lars Samuelson, Lund University , Lund, Sweden
Semiconductor Nanowires for Physics, Electronics and for Renewable Energy Challenges
Daniele Sanvitto, Universidad Autonoma , Madrid, Spain
Polariton condensates put in motion
Henry Schriemer, University of Ottawa , Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Impact of Laterally-Coupled Grating Microstructure on Effective Coupling Coefficients
Pascale Senellart, Centre National de la Recherce Scientifique , Marcoussis, France
Scalable and Deterministic Cavity-Dot Nanoprocessing
Michail Shur, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute , Troy, New York, USA
Terahertz Electronics
Thomas Theis, IBM Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, USA
Reinventing the Transistor
Normand Voyer, Universié Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Design and Construction of Well-Defined Bio-Inspired Nanostructures
Jian Wang, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
First principle investigation of current density distribution of nano-devices
Zhiming Wang, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA
Self-Alignment of InGaAs Quantum Nanostructures on GaAs Surfaces
Su–Huai Wei, National Renewable Energy Laboratory,Golden, Colorado, USA
First-principles Design of Functional Materials for Energy Applications
Dan–Xia Xu, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Nanophotonic SOI Ring Resonators for Communications and Life Science Applications
Dmitri Yakovlev, University of Dortmind, Dortmund, Germany
Electron Spin Coherence in Singly Charged Quantum Dots
Koichi Yamashita, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Efficient ab Initio Method for Inelastic Transport in Nanoscale Devices and the Design of Single Molecule Junctions
Anatoly Zayats, Queen's University of Belfast, Belfast, UK
Nanophotonic Functionalities through Plasmonics
Nikolay Zhitenev, National Institute of Standards and Technology , Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
Nano Scale Measurements for Energy Materials and Devices
Igor Zhitomirsky, McMaster University , Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Composite Electrodes for Electrochemical Supercapacitors

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