Particle-Based Materials Synthesis



Applications In:

Assays * Catalysis * Ceramics * Chemical Detection * Chemical Mechanical Polishing * Coatings * Cosmetics * Data Storage * Diagnostic Tests * Dispersions * Drug Delivery * Electronic Devices * Flat Panel Displays * Fuel Cells * Imaging Systems * Inks * Marking Technologies * Membranes * Optics * Personal Care * Pharmaceuticals * Pigments * Plastics * Printing * Separations * Sintering * Surface Modification * Switches

 

Who Should Attend:

Applications Managers * Chemists * Engineers * Formulators * Industrial Research Workers * Materials Scientists * Physicists * Product Development Managers * Technicians * Students …

… Developing Materials, Products, and Processes Based on Particles and Particle Technologies

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Topics Covered:

Particle-Based Materials Synthesis

* Overview
     Particles in Materials
        Natural and Synthetic Particle Arrays
        Stretch Goals in Device and Materials Synthesis
        Data Storage, Nanoelectronics
* Amorphous Films and Coatings
     Extant Coated Materials, Film Formation
        Layer-by-Layer Materials
* Thermodynamics of Particle Systems
     Equilibrium Phase Diagrams, Aggregation Control
* Kinetics of Particle Assembly
     Diffusion Limited, Reaction Limited
* One-Dimensional Chains
     Field Effects, Supramolecular Templating
* Two-Dimensional Arrays
     Epitaxial Templating, Hydrodynamic Assembly
        Directed Tethering, Encapsulation
* Three-Dimensional Packing
     Colloidal Crystals, Close Packing, Deposition,
        Filtration, Particle Mixtures, Sedimentation, Templating
* Mesoporous Materials, Composites
     Oxides, Metals, Films, Filters, Membranes
        Organic Assemblies
* Devices
     Displays, Optical Filters, Photon Bandgap Crystals
        Optical Switches, Electronic Devices, Sensors
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Instructor

John Texter has over 20 years experience in industrial small particle and coating technologies.  He currently is Managing Consultant for Strider Research Corporation, an Adjunct Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department, University of Rochester, the new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, and has worked for Eastman Kodak Company in various areas of dispersion and emulsion technology.  He received his undergraduate engineering education and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Lehigh University, where he studied at the Zettlemoyer Center for Surface and Coatings Research.  He is an experienced lecturer, organizer, and technical project manager.  He is an inventor, editor, and author of over 130 publications including four books, forty-one patents, and numerous research and review articles.  He has received numerous awards and honors including a Service Recognition Award from the ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, a Team Achievement Award for Improved Ferrotyping, induction into the Kodak Distinguished Inventors’ Gallery, an MRE Innovation Award for Nanocrystalline Technology, the CTO Patent Award for Innovation and Initiative in Patenting, listings in American Men and Women of Science, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in the East, and various fellowships.  He is active professionally and has served as Chairman of the Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry of the American Chemical Society, Chairman of the Chemistry at Interfaces Gordon Research Conference, and organizer of several international symposia.  He is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Physical Society, the Society for Imaging Science and Technology, and the Federation of Societies of Coating Technology.

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(C)  2002   Particles Conference