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

Short Course Registration

Return to Workshops


Particle-Based Materials Synthesis

Topics Covered:

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 

Short Course Registration

Return to Workshops


Instructor - John Texter

Professor John Texter has over 25 years experience in industrial small particle and coating technologies.  He is Professor of Polymer and Coating Technology at Eastern Michigan University. He has been Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, and has worked for Strider Research Corporation and 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 160 publications including four books, forty-two issued U.S. 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, Who’s Who in the East, Who's Who in America, 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, Vice-Chair of the Chemistry of Supramolecules and Assemblies, and organizer of many international symposia.  He is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Physical Society, and the Society for Imaging Science and Technology.

Short Course Registration

Return to Workshops

(C)  2007  Particles Conference