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2009 Guadalupe Workshop Presentations

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Neal lane, Rice University  
First Principles Based Methods for Studying the Nucleation and Growth Mechanisms of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes
Bill Goddard, California Institute of Technology
Modelling carbon nanotube growth
Kim Bolton, University of Borås and Gothenburg University, Sweden  
Dislocations in Nanotubes—A Concept Which May Just Work: From Mechanical Strength to Catalytic Growth
Boris Yakobson, Rice University
Density Functional Tight-binding Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Growth of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes from Metal Cluster
Keiji Morokuma, Kyoto University, Japan  
Modeling NiC Alloys to Study the Nucleation of Carbon Nanotubes
Hakim Amara, ONERA, France  
Theoretical Investigation of the Nucleation and Growth of Carbon Nanotubes
Chrisophe Bichara, CNRS, France  
A Kinetic Model for Self-assembly of Carbon Nanotubes from Acetylene
Gyula Eres, Oak Ridge National Laboratory  
Thermodynamic Instability in the Groth of Small Diameter Nanotubes: The Apparent Paradox of the Gibbs-Thomson Phenomenon is the Thermodynamic Limit for the Growth of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes from Fe and Fe:Mo Catalysts
Stefano Curtarolo, Duke University  
Ab initio Study of the Microscopic Growth Mechanisms for Carbon Nanotubes
Jean-Christophe Charlier, Université Catholique de Louvain and Ecole Polytechnique de Louvain  
Controlled Growth of Aligned Carbon Nanotubes for Multifunctional Applications
Liming Dai, University of Dayton
Experimental Perturbations of Catalyst Preparation and Growth of SWNT Vertical Arrays
Robert Hauge, Rice University  
Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Growth from Non-Iron-Family Catalysts by Chemical Vapor Deposition
Yoshikazu Homma, Tokyo University of Science, Japan  
Ostwald Ripening-inducted Termination of Carbon Nanotube Growth
Benji Maruyama, Air Force Research Laboratory
Understanding Catalytic Growth of SWCNTs on Substrates and Instant Implementation of SWCNTs with Controlled Morphologies
Suguru Noda, The University of Tokyo, Japan  
Diameter-selective Growth of SWCNTs and Their In-situ Assembly into Multi-sheeted Buckybooks by Floating Catalyst Method
Hui-Ming Cheng, Institute of Metal Research, China  
Preferential Growth of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes with Metallic Conductivity
Avetik Harutyunyan, Honda Research Institute USA Incorporated
Controlled CVD Growth of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes on Surfaces
Jin Zhang, Peking University, China  
Pulsed CVD Investigations of SWNT Nucleation and Growth Kinetics
David Geohegan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Transmission Electron Microscopy Study of Nucleation and Growth of Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes in CVD
Annick Loiseau, ONERA, France
The Physical and Chemical State of Catalyst Nanoparticles during CNT Growth
Stefan Hofmann, Cambridge University, UK  
Investigation of Carbon NanoBud and Single-walled Nanotube Formation Mechanism
Albert Nasibulin, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
In-situ Studies of Carbon Nanotube and Catalyst Activity
John Robertson, Cambridge University, UK  
Self-organized Growth of Complex Nanotube Patterns on Crystals Surfaces
Ernesto Joselevich, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel  
Plasma-enhanced CVD of Semiconducting SWNTs for Transistor Application
Yutaka Ohno, Nagoya University, Japan
Selective Growth of Well Aligned Semiconducting Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes
Jie Liu, Duke University
Control of the Diameter and Chiral Angle Distributions During Production of Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes
Pasha Nikolaev, ERC Inc.,/NASA-Johnson Space Center
Singled-walled Carbon Nanotube Synthesis by Induction Thermal Plasma
Gervais Soucy, Université de Sherbrooke
The Arc/Oven Method for the Synthesis of SWCNT – Surprising Results and their Consequences
Oliver Jost, Fraunhofer Institute of Material & Beam Technology, Germany