Text Box: MIDAS-2004 Symposium

 

 

 

 

 

 


(Chairman: Assoc Prof Raju V. Ramanujan, SME, NTU)

 

Wednesday, November 24, 2004

 

MIDAS-2004 Session # 1: 1.30 pm 3.10 pm

 

THEME: MAGNETIC MATERIALS

 

Room: Antica II

Chairman: Ashraf Uddin, NTU, Andersson, T., Sweden

1:30 PM

MDS16, Li, H.F. (Oral)

Mechanical alloying of Co-Si-B based amorphous magnetic alloys, NTU, Singapore, H.F. Li and R.V. Ramanujan

 

1:50 PM

MDS14, R.V. Ramanujan (Oral)

Nanostructured Fe40Ni38B18Mo4 Magnetic Alloys produced by Mechanical Alloying and Melt Spinning, NTU, Singapore,  S.W. Du and R.V. Ramanujan

 

2:10 PM

MDS42, Oh, Joo Tien (Oral)

The Effect of Temperature Processing on the magnetic anisotropies of Ni-Fe-Cu-Cr soft Magnetic Alloy, NTU, Singapore, Zhou Wei, J. T. Oh and H. H. Hng

 

2:30 PM

MDS33, Anantharaman, (Oral)

Structural and Magnetic Properties of Thin Films Based on Finemet Alloys., , India, M.R. Anantharaman, S. Deepa, S. Swapna Nair, P.A. Joy and R.V Ramanujan

 

2:50 PM

MDS35, Khan, F.A. (Oral)

Magnetic phase transition of rf magnetron sputtered thin film of Fe/Cu granular nanoparticles., , Bangaldesh, F.A.Khan and Eiji Kita

 

 

TEA-BREAK: 3.10 3.30 pm

 

MIDAS-2004 Session #2 3.30 pm 5.10 pm

 

THEME: MICROELECTRONIC MATERIALS

Room: Antica II

Chairman: C. C. Wong, NTU, H. Nakata, Japan

3:30 PM

MDS34, Ang, Derrick (Oral)

The effect of linewidth scaling on hydrostatic stress in passivated interconnects, NTU, Singapore, D. ANG and R. V. Ramanujan

 

3:50 PM

MDS02, Park, H.S. (Oral)

Electromigration Voiding of Copper Dual Damascene Interconnects with Multiple Vias, NTU, Singapore, Hun Sub Park, Sock Meng Ong and Cher Ming Tan

 

4:10 PM

MDS11, Chew, Yeong Huey (Oral)

Interaction Effects between Calcium and Palladium Dopants on the Mechanical Properties of Fine Gold Bonding Wire, NTU, Singapore, Y.H. Chew, C.C. Wong, C. Breach, F. Wulff, S. G Mhaisalkar, S. L. Lim

 

4:30 PM

MDS07, Liu, Yang (Oral)

Study of Charging Effect in SiO2 Films containing Si nanocrystals., NTU, Singapore, Y.LIU, T. P. CHEN, Y. Q. FU and J. H. HSIEH

 

4:50 PM

MDS06, Wong, Lydia (Oral)

Thermal relaxation of metastable strained SiGe epitaxial layers, NTU, Singapore, L.H. Wong, C.C. Wong, J.P. Liu, L. Chan

 

 

 

Thursday, November 25, 2004

MIDAS-2004 Session #3 8.30 AM 10.40 PM

 

THEME: PHOTONIC MATERIALS - 1

 

Room: Antica II

Chairman: A/P H.S. Park, Prof. M.R. Anantharaman, India

8:30 AM

MDS41, Andersson, T. (Oral, INVITED)

Mobility limitations in AlGaN/GaN HFET heterostructures due to structural defects., Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, T. G. Andersson, S. K. Davidsson, Y. Fu, and M. N. Gurusinghe

 

9:10 AM

MDS05, Zhang, J.X. (Oral)

Characterisation of polycrystalline GaN on Si substrate with magnetron-sputtered buffer layer, NTU Singapore,, J.X. Zhang, Y. Qu, S.G. Ma, and A. Uddin; Shu Yuan

 

9:40 AM

MDS18, Yi, Qu (Oral)

Highly Strained InGaAs Ridge Waveguide Lasers Fabricated with Pulsed Anodic Oxidation, , Singapore, Yi Qu, A. Uddin, C. Y. Liu, and J. X. Zhang; T. G. Andersson, and S. M. Wang

 

10:00 AM

MDS20, Nakata, H. (Oral)

Light scattering and transmission of synthesized opal., Osaka-Kyoiku University, Japan, H. Nakata, T. Shibata and T. Ohyama

 

TEA BREAK: 10.30 am 10.50 am

 

MIDAS-2004 Session #4 10:50 am 12.30 pm

 

THEME: PHOTONIC MATERIALS 2 and CELLULAR SOLIDS

 

Room: Antica II

Chairman: W.T. Klooster, Australia

10:50 AM

MDS19, Ashraf, Uddin (Oral)

Study of carrier Injection from Al and NaCl/Al Cathodes into Alq3, NTU, Singapore, A. Uddin, C. B. Lee, and A.C. Nguyen

 

11:20 AM

MDS45, Shen, P. K. (Oral)

Synthesis of Self-Supporting WO3 Multidimensional Networks., ,China , P. K. SHEN, X. L. WEI

 

11:50 PM

MDS31, Zhang, Q. Y. (Oral)

1.5-mm emission and infrared-to-visible upconversion luminescence of Er3+/ Yb3+ in oxyhalide glasses for broadband fiber amplifiers and waveguide lasers, , China, Q. Y. Zhang , Z. M. Yang, Y. H. Liu , Z.D. Deng and Z. H. Jiang

 

 

LUNCH: 12:30 1:50 PM

 

MIDAS-2004 Session #5 1.50 pm 3.30 pm

THEME: THIN FILMS

 

Room: Antica II

Chairman: A/P Chen Zhong, NTU, Prof. Rajendran, India

 

1:50 PM

MDS08, Ignat, Michel (Oral)

Mechanical durability of thin Titania films, deposited by ALD on Polycarbonate substrates., , France,  M. Ignat, B. Latella 

 

2:10 PM

MDS04, Chen, Zhong (Oral)

Thermal Stability of Ternary Ti-Si-N Hard Coatings, NTU, Singapore, Y. B. Yeo, X. Z. Ding and Z. Chen

 

2:30 PM

MDS43, Lau P.P. (Oral)

Statistical Study of Simultaneous Nucleation, Growth, and Ripening in Open System, NTU, Singapore, P. P. Lau, O. Prabhakar, C.C. Wong, L. Chan

 

2:50 PM

MDS36, Li, Yan (Oral)

Strength Enhancement And Structure Design Of Metallic Nanolaminates, , China, Dong Cheng 1, Li Yan 2, Zhijun Yan

 

3:10 PM

MDS32, Zhao, Yimin (Oral)

THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY AND MICROSTRUCTURE OF SPUTTERED AlN THIN FILMS, , Singapore,  Y. ZHAO, G. CHEN, H. CHENG, P. HING

 

 

 

TEA BREAK: 3.30 pm 3.50 pm

 

 

MIDAS-2004 Session #6 3.50 pm 5.30 pm

 

THEME: FUNCTIONAL CERAMICS

 

Room: Antica II

Chairman: Dr. Ignat, France

 

3:50 PM

MDS37, Z. Du (Oral)

Recent development of multifunctional ceramics:TiO2, Singapore,

H.Huang L.M.Zhou, and Z.Du

 

4:10 PM

MDS17, Rajendran, V. (Oral)

Temperature Dependent Ultrasonic Velocity and Attenuation in Sm0.67Sr0.33MnO3 Perovskite, , India, V. Rajendran, S. Muthu kumaran, T. Jayakumar, V. Sivasubramanian, Baldev Raj

 

4:30 PM

MDS40, Hu, Junhui (Oral)

A Low Frequency Piezoelectric Actuator for the Micro-Manipulation of Particles, , Singapore, J. Hu, A. K. Santoso, J. Xu and J. Yang

 

4:50 PM

MDS01, Li, S. (Oral)

Photonic Behavior of Nano-Particle ZnO, NTU, Singapore,  Y.Y. Tay, P. Chen, J. Plevert, C.C. Wong, S.J. Chua and S. Li

 

5:10 PM

MDS12, Sawant, Vinay (Oral)

Comparisons of a new material PNN-PT-PZ with PZT arrays for Medical Ultrasound Transducers by Finite Element Analysis., NTU, Singapore, Vinay S. Sawant, M. K. Lim, S. M. Krishnan

 

 

Friday, November 26, 2004

 

MIDAS-2004 Session #7 9.50 am 12.30 pm

 

THEME: CHARACTERIZATION, FUEL CELLS and POWDER TECHNOLOGY

 

Room: NTU LT 05

Chairman: A/P Alfred Tok, NTU, Dr. W.T. Klooster, Australia

 

 

9:50 AM

MDS13, KLOOSTER, W. T. (Oral)

FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES at the Replacement Research Reactor., Bragg Institute, ANSTO, Australia, W. T. Klooster

 

10:20 AM

MDS03, Liu, Qinglin (Oral)

Optimization of LSCF-GDC Composite Cathodes for Thin Film GDC Electrolyte Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, NTU, Singapore, Q.L. Liu, K.A. Khor and S.H. Chan

 

10:40 AM

MDS22, Liu, Z.C. (Oral)

EFFECT OF NAFION IMPREGNATION ON CATHODE BEHAVIORS IN PEMFC, NTU, Singapore, Z.C. Liu and S.P. Jiang

 

11:00 AM

MDS47, Leng, Yongjun (Oral)

(Gd,Ce) (NO3)x-modified-LSM cathodes for intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells, NTU, Singapore, Y. J. Leng, S. H. Chan, K. A. Khor and S. P. Jiang

 

11:20 AM

MDS23, Li Jianlin (Oral)

Electrohydydrodynamic spraying using a fiber combined nozzle, NTU, Singapore,  

 

11:40 AM

MDS25, Luo, Linghong (Oral)

Synthesis, Characterization and Densification for 10GDC Powders via Sol-gel, Mixed Sol-salt and Coprecipitation: A Comparative Study, NTU, Singapore, Lu Linghong, Ng Su Hwee, Alfred Tok, F. Boey

 

LUNCH: 12.30 pm 1.50 pm

 

 

Posters:

 

MDS44, Yamada, Y. (Poster)

Processing and Mechanical Properties of Hollow Sphere Aluminium Foams., ,Japan , Y. YAMADA, C.E. WEN, T. ASAHINA and M. MABUCHI

 

MDS38, GAYATHRI, V. (Poster)

Size dependent Mott like Transition in doped Carbon Nanotube, , India,