Nebraska MRSEC - Industry Workshop (March 23, 2012)
Nanomaterials for Industry Applications

136 Jorgensen Hall

  Morning Session Chair: Christian Binek

Polarization-enabled Electronic Phenomena at Ferroelectric Interfaces
Alexei Gruverman, University of Nebraska

10:00a.m. Coffee Break

Emerging Magnetic Memory Technologies
William Gallagher, IBM


New Chemical, Biochemical and Biological Sensing and Separation Principles Based on Highly Ordered Three-dimensional Nanohybrid Materials Thin Films
Mathias Schubert, Center for Nanohybrid Functional Materials, University of Nebraska

12:00p.m. Lunch (Nebraska Union, Regency Suite)
  Afternoon Session Chair: David Sellmyer

Rare Earths: Weird Elements with Big Industrial Impact
Ralph Skomski, University of Nebraska

2:15 p.m.

Nanomaterials Research for Automotive Technology
Frederick Pinkerton, General Motors

3:00 p.m. Coffee Break
3:30 p.m.

FePtAg-C Media for Temperature Assisted Magnetic Recording
Oleksandr Mosendz, Hitachi

4:15 p.m.

The Evolution, Development, and Application of Spectroscopic Ellipsometry in Nebraska
James Hilfiker, J.A. Woollam Co., Inc.

5:00 p.m. Symposium Conclusion


An Chen, Globalfoundries Inc. (left) and Frederick Pinkerton, General Motors

William Gallagher, IBM