Abstracts CSC2008

Macromolecular Science and Engineering Division

Sunday PM



Organizer(s) - Phillip Choi
Chair(s) - Xu Wang

From 17:00 until 19:00

17:00 00258 Characterization of {Ni(III)cyclam}·Cucurbit[8]uril as an Outer Sphere Oxidant Hart S.L., *Wagner B.D., $Haines R.I.
17:00 00259 Preparation of Polymeric Material by c-Radiation Crosslinking of Poly(vinyl alcohol) and Poly(ethylene glycol) and its Drug Release Behavior Abu Ghalia M., Taghazi A.
17:00 00260 Multivalent Surface Functionalization Strategies for Polymer Vesicles Li B., *$Gillies E.R.
17:00 00261 New Metallopolymer Architectures Containing Heterocyclic Conjugated Structures MacNeil J.R.G., Moulins J.R., Walker D.T., *$MacLean B.J.
17:00 00262 Scaling Properties of Field Induced Carrier Generation In Conducting Polymers Pilapil M.A., Pillai R.G., Zhao J. H., Freund M.S., Thomson D.J.
17:00 00263 Towards Stable Polystannanes $Foucher D., Bucur R., VanderGiesen H.
17:00 00264 Micropatterned Functionalization of Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Séguin C., Patrito N., McLachlan J., $Norton P.R., *Lagugné-Labarthet F.
17:00 00265 Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Aromatic-Ether Containing Polyfluorenes Sirtonski M., McFarlane S.L., Coumont L.S., Piercey D.G., Glover L.A.M., $Veinot J.G.C, Fleischauer M.D.
17:00 00266 A Structure-Property Investigation on Highly Birefringent Coordination Polymers and the Pb(II) Lone Pair Katz M.J., *$Leznoff D.B., Kroeker S., Ye Z.-G.
17:00 00267 Study of Non-Isothermal Cure Kinetics of DGEBA/Amine System Reinforced with Nanosilica Particles *Ghaemy M., $Amini Nasab S.M.
17:00 00268 Towards Control of Nano-Phase Segregation in Donor-Acceptor Blends: p-Conjugated Polymer-C60 Zhou Z., Chen X., *$Holdcroft S.
17:00 00269 Self-Assembly and Ordering of Metallic Nanoarrays by Block Copolymer Templating Chai J.N., *Buriak J.M.
17:00 00270 Chemical and Structural Factors Affecting Rosette Nanotubes Self-Assembly $Hemraz U.D, Fenniri H.
17:00 00271 Synthesis of Aryl Thioacetyl Styrene Derivatives for the Preparation of Spectroscopically Encoded Nanocomposites Jawabrah-Al-Hourani B., Sheng D., Alvarez-Puebla R., Bravo-Vasquez J.P., *Fenniri H.
17:00 00272 Directed Placement and Orientation of Self-Assembled Block Copolymer/Quantum Dot Wires and Cables on Patterned Glass Substrates Harirchian Saei S., *Moffitt M.G.
17:00 00273 Excited-State Behavior of OPV Chromophores Embedded in C60-Teminated OPE p-Bridges Wang L., Zhou N., Zhao Y., Thompson D.W.
17:00 00274 Amphiphilic Poly(p-phenylene)s for Preparing Highly Structured Thin Films Bte Muhammad Hanafiah N., *$Valiyaveettil S.
17:00 00275 Hybrid Materials from Amphiphilic Poly(p-phenylene) and Nanomaterials Muhammad Hanafiah N., *$Valiyaveettil S.
17:00 00276 Cellulose/Rubber-Nanocomposites with Outstanding Reinforcing Properties *$Schuster R.H.

Monday AM

MS3Salon 10

Nanostructured Polymeric Assemblies (Joint with MT) (joint with MT6)

Organizer(s) - Alex Adronov
Chair(s) - Alex Adronov

08:00 00471 Diblock Copolymer Tadpole Preparation and Assembly *$Liu G.J., Nijkang G.
08:20 00472 Catalyst Stamp Lithography Mizuno H., *Buriak J.M.
08:40 00473 Investigations into the Synthesis of Composite Polyurea Microcapsules Hickey J.N., *Stöver H.D.H.
09:00 00474 Integrating Top-Down Fabrication with Bottom-Up Self-Assembly *$Rotello V.M.
09:40 Coffee Break
10:00 00475 Self-Assembly of Inorganic Nnorods: A Block Copolymer Paradigm Nie Z., Fava D., Zou S., Walker G.C., Rubinstein M., *$Kumacheva E.
10:40 00476 Ru(bpy)32+-Containing Block Copolymers: Self-Assembly, and Luminescence Properties Metera K.L., $Sleiman H.F.
11:00 00477 Conjugated Polymer-Nanotube Assemblies Cheng F., Imin P., *Adronov A.
11:20 00478 Folding, Switching, and Stitching Molecules *$Hecht S.
12:00 End of Session

Monday PM

MS3Salon 10

Nanostructured Polymeric Assemblies (Joint with MT) (joint with MT6)

Organizer(s) - Alex Adronov
Chair(s) - Matthew Moffitt

13:20 00693 Chirality Information Transfer in Polylactides: From Main-Chain Chirality to Lamella Curvature Maillard D., *Prud'homme R.E.
13:40 00694 Polyurea Microcapsule Surface Modification Using Functional Polyelectrolyte Li J., Jafar Mazumdar M.A., *$Stöver H.D.H., Hithcock A.P., Shirley I.
14:00 00695 Poly(Ureido-Pyrimidinone-Norbornene) Based Nanoparticles *Foster E.J., $Meijer E.W.
14:20 00696 Virus Capsid Templates *$Cornelissen JJ.L.M., Comellas-Aragones M., Sikkema F.G., Minten I.C., de la Escosura A., Nolte R.J.M.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00697 Photo-Mechanical Polymer Assemblies: From Reflectometry to Robotics Barrett C.J.
16:00 00698 Au Carbon Nanotube Composites from Self-Reduction of Au3+ upon Poly(ethylene imine) Functionalized SWNT Thin Films *$Adronov A., Brook M.A., de Silveira G., Gonzaga F., Huang J., Lawson G.
16:20 00699 Nanopatterning on Silicon Surfaces via Templated Block Copolymer Self-Assembly *$Buriak J.M., Chai J., Qiao Y.H.
17:00 End of Session

Tuesday PM

MS1Salon 1

Design and Synthesis of Water-Soluble Polymers and their Applications/General

Organizer(s) - Sundar Sundararajan
Chair(s) - Sundar Sundararajan and Xu Wang

13:20 01086 Preparation of Micelles Loaded with Biocide Vyhnalkova R., Van de Ven T.G.M, *Eisenberg A.
14:00 01087 Dendronized Block Copolymers as Potential Vectors for Gene Transfection *Wigglesworth T.J., Teixeira Jr. F., Axthelm F., Eisler S., Csaba N.S., Merkle H.P., Meier W., $Diederich F.
14:20 01088 Studying Water-Soluble Associative Thickeners by a Combination of Fluorescence and Rheology Siu H., *$Duhamel J.
14:40 01089 Electrospray Mass Spectometry Studies of Carboxylic Acids in Aqueous Solution *Wilson L.D, Mohamed M.H., Peru K., Headley J.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 01090 Water Soluble Multifunctional Cross Conjugated Poly(para-phenylenes): Design, Synthesis and Characterization Li H., *$Valiyaveettil S.
16:00 01091 Comparing the Dynamics of Encounters between Chain Ends or Random Intrachain Segments with Pyrene-Labeled Polymers in Solution Ingratta M., *$Duhamel J.
16:20 01092 Molecular Dynamics Study of Solid State Structures of LLDPEs with Different Intra-Chain Branch Distributions Li C., *$Choi P.
16:40 01093 Advances in Ziegler-Natta Catalysts for Ethylene Polymerization in the Solution Process *$Jaber I.
17:00 End of Session

MS2Salon 2

Functional Polymer Architectures and their Applications (Joint with MT) (joint with MT2)

Organizer(s) - Derek Gates
Chair(s) - Daniel Foucher and Colin Cameron

13:20 01094 New Science and New Bioassays Based upon Functional Polymer Architecture *Winnik M.A.
14:00 01095 Microstructured Polypyrrole Composites *$Cameron C.G.
14:20 01096 Living Polymerization: AB Block Copolymers Cappello V., Noonan K.J.T., Gillon B.H., $Gates D.P.
14:40 01097 Nonlinear Light Propagation in Photopolymers: Pathways to Complex and Functional Microstructures Qiu L., Villafranca A., Kasala K., Shimmell W., Ponte M., Burgess I., *$Saravanamuttu K.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 01098 Complex, Explicit 3D Silicone Structures from Dehydrocarbonative Coupling *$Brook M.A., Thompson D.B.
15:40 01099 Dithienophospholes as Building Blocks for pi-Conjugated Macromolecules Durben S., Nickel D., *$Baumgartner T.
16:00 01100 Fabrication of Porous Conducting Polymer Hybrid Materials for Electrochemical Supercapacitors Applications Suppes G.M., *Deore B.A., $Freund M.S.
16:20 01101 Functionalization of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles with Dendritic Molecules Martin A.L., *$Gillies E.R.
16:40 01102 Organoboron Polymers as New Functional Materials Cui C.Z., Parab K., Qin Y., *$Jaekle F.
17:00 End of Session

Wednesday AM

MS2Salon 2

Functional Polymer Architectures and their Applications (Joint with MT) (joint with MT2)

Organizer(s) - Derek Gates
Chair(s) - Elizabeth Gillies and Kalai Saravanamuttu

08:00 01338 Synthesis, Characterization and Curing of a New Methacrylate- and Acrylate-Based Monomers for Dental Restorative Resins Ghaemy M., $Bekhradnia S., Heidaripour M.
08:20 01339 Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Poly(ferrocenyldimethylsilane)-b-Poly(-benzyloxycarbonyl-L-lysine) Diblock Copolymers Wang Y., Kim K.T., Manners I., Winnik M.A.
08:40 01340 Poly(methylenephosphine) Homo- and Copolymers Bearing Conjugated Substituents Chun C.P., Gates D.P.
09:00 01341 Addition Polymerization of Group 14 Metallenes Pavelka L.C., Holder S.J., *Baines K.M.
09:20 01342 Strained [1]Metallacyclophanes with Aluminum and Gallium in Bridging Positions. First Steps Towards New Polymers Lund C.L., Schachner J.A., *$Müller J., Quail J.W.
09:40 Coffee Break
10:00 01343 Stereoselective Self-Assembly of Functional Polymers with Gold Atoms in the Backbone Puddephatt R.J.
10:40 01344 Utilizing the Coordination Chemist's Toolbox to Make a Luminescent Zinc(II)/Au(CN)2--Based Ammonia Sensor Katz M.J., *$Leznoff D.B.
11:00 01345 Donor-Acceptor Graft Copolymers Based on Fullerene-Functionalized Poly(3-alkylthiophenes) Gholamkhass B., Chen X., Peckham T., *Holdcroft S.
11:20 01346 Reversible Amplified Fluorescence Quenching in Dithienylethene Functionalized Polythiophenes Kunz T.K., *Wolf M.O., Finden J.G., Branda N.R.
11:40 01347 Luminescent Polymers Based on Dithieno[3,2-b:2',3'-d]phosphole Building Blocks: Valuable Materials for Sensory and Light-Harvesting Applications *$Baumgartner T.
12:00 End of Session

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