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Particles 2007
Particle-Based Device Technologies
18-21 August 2007
Delta Chelsea Hotel
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Invited Speakers

International Organizing Committee

Lloyd Abrams (USA)
Jim Anderson (USA)
Robert Aveyard (UK)
Terry D. Blake (UK)
Jeff Brinker (USA)
Bernard Cabane (France)
Si-Shen Feng (Singapore}
Janos Fendler (USA)
Mostafa El-Sayed (USA)
Nissim Garti (Israel)
Michael Hair (Canada)
Keith Johnston (USA)
Alexey Kabalnov (USA)
Eric Kaler (USA)
Haruma Kawaguchi (Japan)
Frank Koo (Taiwan)
Shlomo Magdassi (Israel)
Paul McCormick (Australia)
Ian Morrison (USA)
Brij Moudgil (USA)
Paul Mulvaney (Australia)
Christian Pichot(France)
Stephen Postle (USA)
Theodore Provder (USA)
Peter Reynders (Germany)
Andrew Sierakowski (Australia)
Patrick Spicer (USA)
Yoshihiko Suda (Japan)
Sonke Svenson (USA)
Tadaaki Tani (Japan)
John Texter (USA), General Chair
Ron Ziolo (USA)

Co-Sponsored by

  • Particles Conference
  • The Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry of the American Chemical Society

Particles 2007 is an international conference examining the science, technology, and business aspects of particle-based device technologies in different application areas including data storage, electronics, photonics, displays, diagnostics, and advanced materials fabrication. The conference targets practicing scientists and engineers, managers, innovators, and entrepreneurs, and embraces the theme "added value and advanced features from particle technology."

The conference format comprises a single track of 30 invited papers followed by a panel discussion of challenging issues. Contributed papers will be presented as posters in the poster session.

Conference Schedule

General Session 1 | General Session 2 | General Session 3
General Session 4 | General Session 5 | General Session 6
Poster Session |

Please note that this schedule is subject to change without advance notice.

Saturday, 18 August 2007
1800-2000 Informal Reception/Exhibition (Mountbatten A Hall)

Sunday, August 19, 2007, Morning

0830-1215 General Session 1 (Mountbatten B Hall)
Session Chair: James Adair, Pennsylvania State University

0835 1. Stephen Chamberlain, Invitrogen Corporation
     Qdot« Nanocrystals in Biological Applications
0915 2. Iakov Kogan, Panisolar, Inc.
     The Application of Nanostructured Composites for Energy Conversion with Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
0945 Break
1015 3. Mitch Winnik, University of Toronto
     Polymers as Multidentate Ligands for Transferring Quantum Dots from Organic Solvents into Water
1100 4. Alain Perez, Universite Claude Bernard - Lyon1
     Functional Nanostructures from Clusters
1130 5. Yoshitake Masuda, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Nagoya
     Self-assembly Patterning of Colloidal Photonic Crystals and Visible-Light-Emitting Oxide Particles for Next Generation Optical Devices
1200 6. Patrick Hole, NanoSight, Ltd.
     Simultaneous Sizing of Nanoparticles by Individually Visualizing and Separately Tracking their Brownian Motion
1215 End of Session

Sunday, August 19, 2007, Afternoon

1215-1400 Luncheon/Exhibition (Mountbatten A Hall)

1400-1800 General Session 2 (Mountbatten B Hall)
Session Chair: Manazeghi, Northwestern University

1400 7. Heiko O. Jacobs, University of Minnesota
     Nanoxerographic Printing and Fringing Field Directed Integration of Nanomaterial Building Blocks
1445 8. Lee Tutt, Eastman Kodak Company
     Nanometals and Laser Patterning

1515 Break
1545 9. Ian Morrison, Cabot Corporation
     Electrophoretic Display Technology
1630 10. Sameer Sapra, Technical University, Dresden
     White Light Emission from Semiconductor Nanocrystals
1700 11. Luigi Martiradonna, UniveristÓ del Salento
     Colloidal Nanocrystal Based Photonic Device Fabrication
1730 12. Wolfgang Parak, University of Marburg
     Quantum Dot-Based Devices as Cellular Sensors
1800 - End of Session

Sunday, 19 August 2007
1800-2000 Informal Reception/Exhibition (Mountbatten A Hall)

Monday, August 20, 2007, Morning

0830-1200 General Session 3 (Mountbatten B Hall)
Session Chair: Ian Morrison, Cabot Corporation

0835 13. Tadashi Kawazoe, University of Tokyo
     Nanoparticle-Based Nanophotonics
0915 14. Manijeh Razeghi, Northwestern University
     InAs Quantum Dots for High Performance Thermal Imaging Operating at High Temperature
0945 Break
1015 15. Sandy Asher, University of Pittsburgh
     Polymerized Colloidal Crystalline Array Glucose Sensing
1100 16. Sanjay Banerjee, University of Texas at Austin
     Flash Memory with Nanoparticle Floating Gates
1130 17. Nick Kotov, University of Michigan
     Molecular Assemblies of Nanoparticles: Surprising analogy with proteins and new Optical Properties
1200 End of Session

Monday, August 20, 2007, Afternoon

1200-1400 Luncheon/Exhibition (Mountbatten A Hall)

1400-1730 General Session 4 (Mountbatten B Hall)
Session Chair: Frank Koo, Minghsin University of Science and Technology

1400 18. Gregory Scholes, University of Toronto
     Organic Solar Cells and Challenges for Nanoscience
1445 19. Paul Braun, University of Illinois, Urbana
     Colloidal Crystal-Based Photonic Band Gap Waveguides
1515 Break
1545 20. Jeffrey Urban, University of Pennsylvania
     Designing Multifunctional Binary Nanocomposites for Direct Energy Conversion Applications
1630 21. Weijia Wen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
     Field-Induced Characteristics of Nanoparticles with Applications to Thin Film Displays
1700 22. Hans-Gerd Boyen, University of Hasselt, Diepenbeek
     Micellar Approach to Magnetic Ultra-high Density Data Storage Media
1730 - End of Session

Tuesday, August 21, 2007, Morning

0830-1200 General Session 5 (Mountbatten B Hall)
Session Chair: Lee Tutt, Eastman Kodak Company

0835 23. Clinton Ballinger, Evident Technologies
     Product and Market Development in Quantum Dot Technologies
0915 24. Zhihao Yang, NanoMas Technologies
     Nanoparticle Inks for Printed Electronics and Displays

0945 Break
1015 25. Eugenia Kumachev,a University of Toronto
     From Multilayer Particles to Nanostructured Material for the Recording of Biometric Features
1100 26. Kristoffer Almdal, Ris° National Laboratory
     Synthesis and Properties of Fluorescent Nanoparticles for Living Cell Metabolite Detection
1130 27. Seong Jin Koh, University of Texas at Arlington
     Large-Scale and Precise Nanoparticle Placement via Electrostatic Funneling for Data Storage and Devices
1200 End of Session

Tuesday, August 21, 2007, Afternoon

1200-1400 Luncheon/Exhibition (Mountbatten A Hall)

1400-1730 General Session 6 (Mountbatten B Hall)
Session Chair: John Texter, Eastern Michigan University

1400 28. Jan Sumerel, Dimatix
     Using Piezoelectric Printing to Pattern Nanoparticle Thin Films
1445 29. Horng-Show (Frank) Koo, Minghsin University of Science and Technology
     Nanoparticle Colorants and Inkjet Printing of Color Filters in TFT-Based Displays

1515 Break
1545 30. Tanya Kosc, University of Rochester
     Polymer Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Flakes: A Novel Medium for Electro-Optic Particle-Based Technologies
1615 31. Jason Clifford, University of Toronto
     High-Performance Colloidal Quantum Dot Optoelectronic Devices
1645 Panel Discussion - Clint Ballinger (Evident), Stephen Chamberlain (Invitrogen), Iakov Kogan (Panisolar), and Jan Sumerel (Fujifilm Dimatix)
     Discussion of Conference Issues
1730 End of Conference

Monday, August 20, 2007, Evening
1800-2000 Poster Session - Contributed Papers (Mountbatten A Hall)
Session Chair: Melanie Martin, Particles Conference

James H. Adair, Pennsylvania State University
     Calcium Phosphate Nanocolloids for Bioimaging and Drug Delivery in Physiological Conditions

Roberto Fenollosa, Universidad PolitÚcnica de Valencia and CISC
     Silicon Colloids

Scott Harvey, Ashland Specialty Chemical Company
     Aspects of Latex Particle Size Control for Improved Water Blush Resistance

Chong-Tai Kim, Korea Food Research Institute
     Preparation of Nanoemulsions and Nanoparticles as Delivery Systems for Bioactive Ingrediants in Food

Sang Man Koo, Hanyang University
     Multi-Functional Hybrid Silica Particles for Nitrogen Chemosensors

Wanjuan Lin, University of Toronto
     Surface Modification of Lead Sulfide Nanocrystals with Poly(Acrylic Acid) through a Ligand Exchange Process

Nadejda Krasteva, Sony Deutschland GmbH
     Gold Nanoparticle/Organic Composite Chermiresistive Sensors: Vapor Sensitivity and Mechanism of Sensing

Michael Papantonakis, Naval Research Laboratory
     Laser-Assisted Deposition of Thin Layers of Functionalized Nanoparticles: A New Coating Technology

Chantal Paquet, National Research Council, Canada
     Multifunctional Nanostructured Composite Colloids Prepared Using a Miniemulsion Approach

Andrew Parker, Molecular Profiles Ltd.
     Adsorption of Protein Antigens onto PLG Micoparticles Studied by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) and Time of Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (ToF-SIMS)

Marina A. Petrukhina, State University of New York at Albany
     Different Synthetic Strategies toward CdSe Quantum Dot-Based Materials for Hydrocarbon Detection

Sean Race, XiGo Nanotools LLC
     A New Approach to Directly Measure the Surface Area of Nanoparticualte Disperions Using NMR

Lei Shen, University of Toronto
     Loading Quantum Dots into Thermoresponsive Microgels by Reversiable Transfer from Organic Solvents to Water

Kanchana Somaskandan, National Research Council, Canada
     Water Soluble Superparamagnetic Iron-Based Core-Shell Nanoparticles as Cell Capture Probes

Matthew E. Staymates, National Institute of Standards and Technology
     Production of Polymer Microsphere Particle Standards Containing Trace Explosives Using Inkjet Printing and Co-Flow Nozzle Technology

John Texter, Eastern Michigan University
     Solvent Reversible Poration in Ionic Liquid Copolymers

Mingfeng Wang, University of Toronto
     Bright Water-Soluble Quantum Dots Passivated by Multidentate Block Copolymers


Due to space limitations, a maximum of 120 conferees can be accommodated, so early registration is highly recommended.

Registration includes three luncheons and three receptions.

Type of Attendee Through 15 Aug
Industrial Attendee US$1075
Academic or Government Attendee US$775
Accompanying Person US$350

On-Site Registration US$1275
Accompanying Person US$350

Registration Form

Hotel Information

Delta Chelsea Hotel
Toronto, Ontario
1-416-595-1975, 1-800-243-5732
2 Page Hotel Brochure

A limited room block is available on site at the Delta Chelsea Hotel at the highly favorable rate of Cdn$149 per night (plus 14% taxes) at single or double occupancy. Only about a third of the conferees can be accomodated on site so early registration is highly recommended.

Registration Form


A series of one day short courses will be presented on Friday and Saturday preceding the start of the conference. A small number of rooms at the Delta Chelsea Hotel at the conference rate are available for the evenings of 16 and 17 August.

Friday, August 17th
Nanoparticle Synthesis

Saturday, August 18th
Particle-Based Materials Synthesis

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