Talks & Posters

2017

  • Cao, G., Zhang, Q., Frontzek, M., Phelan, W.A., DiTusa, J.F., and Jin, R. "Tuning Magnetism by Excessive Cr in Cr1+xTe2 Single Crystals." American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 13-17, 2017.

  • Chapai, R., Diao, Z., and Jin, R. "Unusual Magnetic Behavior in BaMn2Sb2." American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 13-17, 2017.

  • Dhital, C., Jin, R., Young, D., and DiTusa, J. "Effect of chemical substitution on magnetic and charge transport behavior of MnSi." American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 13-17, 2017.

  • Gupta, S., Stellbrink, J., Richter, D., Sternhagen, G., Zhang, D., and Schneider, G. "Tunable Soft Nano Colloids: A Model System." American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 13-17, 2017.

  • Li, P., Zhu, Y., Liu, J., Wang, Y., Mao, Z.Q. "Spin easy axis switching from the out-of-plane to in-plane direction driven by 2% Fe doping in Sr4Ru3O10." American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 13-17, 2017. 

  • Liu, J., Hu, J., Zhu, Y., Chuang, A., Graf, D., Jaime, M., Balakirev, F., Weickert, F., Zhang, Q., DiTusa, J.F., Wu, Y., Cao, H., and Mao, Z.. "Interplay between magnetism and relativistic fermions in Eu doped (Sr/Ba)MnSb2." American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 13-17, 2017.

  • Liu, X., Liu, J., Hu, J., Yue, C., Mao, Z., Wei, J., Zhu, Y., Sanchez, A., Antipina, L., Sorokin, P. "Fabrication of functional ultrathin single-crystal nanowires from quasi-one dimensional van der Waals crystals Ta2(Pd or Pt)3Se8." American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 13-17, 2017. 

  • Mao, Z.Q. "Relativistic Fermions Generated by Square Lattices in Layered Compounds." American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 13-17, 2017.

  • Nepal, R., Zhang, Q., Tian, W., Nagler, S., and Jin, R. "Magnetic and Thermal Properties of FeMn2O4 Single Crystals." American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 13-17, 2017. 

  • Rivero, P., Chen, C., Jin, R., Meunier, V., Plummer, E.W., Shelton, W. "Predicting hidden bulk phases in Sr3Ru2O7 from surface phases." American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 13-17, 2017. 

  • Schneider, G. "Interfacial Dynamics of Polymers and Influence on Viscosity in Polymer Nanocomposites." American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 13-17, 2017. 

  • Sprunger, P., Wang, Z., Patterson, M. Kurtz, R., Spivey, J. "INS studies of Cobalt-Copper Catalyst for the Conversion of Syngas to Higher Oxygenates." American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 13-17, 2017.

  • Zhang, Q., Chi, S., Ye, F., Huibo, C., Matsuda, M., Cao, G., Jin, R., Plummer, W., and Zhang, J. "Magnetic structure and anisotropic spin dynamics in Ba2CoO4." American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 13-17, 2017.

  • Du, P., Li, A., Li, X., Kumar, R., and Zhang, D. "Can zwitterionic cyclic polymers show aggregation in solution?" American Chemical Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 2017.

  • Moore, L., Bhattacharya, M., Wu, Q., Youm, S., Nesterov, E.E., and Morgan, S.E. "Effect of solvent vapor annealing on crystallinity and hole mobility in P3HT:PCBM polymer photovoltaics." American Chemical Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 2017.

  • Mao, Z. "Relativistic Fermions Generated by Square Lattices in Layered Compounds." Center for High Pressure Science &Technology Advanced Research, Beijing, China, May 15, 2017.

  • Plummer, W. "Surface and bulk properties of BaMnSb2, a topological semimetal with non-Trivial Berry Phase." Special lecture, High Magnetic Field Lab, Hefei, China, June 7, 2017.

  • Plummer, W. "Surface and bulk properties of BaMnSb2, a topological semimetal with non-Trivial Berry Phase." Special lecture, ICQM, USTC, Hefei, China, June 8, 2017.

  • Butler, L. "Neutron Interferometry of Stressed Additive Manufacturing Samples." 9th Workshop on Neutron Wavelength Dependent Imaging, Gaithersburg, MD, June 11-14, 2017.

  • Zhang, D. "Air-friendly Synthesis of Peptidomimetic Polymers and Solution Self-Assembly of Sequence-Defined Polypeptoid Amphiphiles" (poster). 2017 Polymers Gordon Research Conference, South Hadley, MA, June 11-16, 2017.

  • Ku, W., Tam, Y.-T., Yao, D.-X., Mao, Z.Q., and Ke, X. "Unusually Stronger Quantum Fluctuation with Larger Spins: Novel Phenomena Revealed by Emergent Magnetism in Pressurized High-temperature Superconductor FeSe." 9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies, Suntec, Singapore, June 18-23, 2017. 

  • Brooks, A.J., Ko, O., Ham, K., Butler, L.G. "Detecting Flaws in Additive Manufacturing Using X-Ray and Neutron Interferometry." 3rd International Conference on Tomography of Materials and Structures, Lund, Sweden, June 26-30, 1017.

  • Nesterov, E. "Nanostructured Films of Organic Semiconducting Polymers via Transition Metal Catalyzed Surface-Initiated Polymerization." 2017 Photochemistry Gordon Research Conference, Lewiston, ME, July 23-28, 2017.

  • Plummer, W. "Surface and bulk properties of BaMnSb2, a topological semimetal with non-Trivial Berry Phase." Special lecture, JIAM, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, July 27, 2017.

  • Dhital, C. "Origin of magnetic interactions in MnSi." Joint Nanoscience and Neutron Scattering User Meeting, Oak Ridge, TN, July 31-August 4, 2017.

  • Karna, S. "Magnetic structures and metamagnetic transition of non-centrosymmetric helimagnet ScFeGe." Joint Nanoscience and Neutron Scattering User Meeting, Oak Ridge, TN, July 31-August 4, 2017.

  • Zhang, Q. "Low dimensional magnetism in non-layered cobaltite Ba2CoO4 involving isolated CoO4 tetrahedral." Joint Nanoscience and Neutron Scattering User Meeting, Oak Ridge, TN, July 31-August 4, 2017.

  • Zhang, Q. "Exploring the magnetic structure and spin dynamics in new strongly correlated systems by neutron scattering" (poster). Joint Nanoscience and Neutron Scattering User Meeting, Oak Ridge, TN, July 31-August 4, 2017.

  • Kumar, R. "Development of a Coarse-Grained Model of Polypeptoids for Studying Self-Assembly in Solution." 10th Peptoid Summit, Berkeley, CA, August 10-11, 2017.

  • Sternhagen, G. "Investigating the Effect of Ionic Group Location in the Self-Assemblies of Sequence-Defined Peptoid Block Copolymers" (poster). 10th Peptoid Summit, Berkeley, CA, August 10-11, 2017.

  • Zhang, D. "Efficient Synthesis of Linear and Cyclic Polypeptoids by Controlled Ring-Opening Polymerization Methods." 10th Peptoid Summit, Berkeley, CA, August 10-11, 2017.

  • Zhang, D. "Investigating the Dynamic Imine and Aminal Bond Exchange towards Covalent Adaptable Networks." Dynamic Bonding in Polymers Symposium. American Chemical Society 254th National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 20-24, 2017.

  • Zhang D. "Peptidomimetic polymers: Development of new chemistry and Functional Materials." Synthesis, Self-assembly, and Applications of Peptides and Polypeptides Symposium. American Chemical Society 254th National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 20-24, 2017.

  • Zhang, D. "Polypeptoid Thermal Gels: Synthesis, Structure and Architecture Effect." Gels and Other Soft Amorphous Solids Symposium. American Chemical Society 254th National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 20-24, 2017.

2016

  • Les Butler gave a keynote lecture on X-ray interferometry/tomography at the International Symposium on BioMedical Applications of X-Ray Phase Contrast Imaging (IMXP 2016) near Munich, Germany, January 2016.
  • Mao, Z. “Topological Semimetal Sr1−yMn1−zSb2.” International Symposium on Physical Phenomena at High Magnetic Fields (VIII), Tallahassee, FL, January 6-9, 2016.
  • Owoseni, O., Zhang, Y., McPherson, G., and John, V. “Nanostructured Amphiphile Mesophases as Buoyant Gel Dispersants.” Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative Conference, Tampa, FL, February 1-4, 2016.
  • Lvov, Y. and Tully, J. “Enzyme encapsulation in clay nanotubes for nanoconfined biocatalysis.” American Chemical Society Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2016.
  • Tully, J., Yendluri, R., and Lvov, Y. “Enzyme stabilization by immobilization onto and into clay nanotubes.” American Chemical Society Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2016
  • Zakrzewski, B. Ying, Y. A., Cai, X. X., Mills, S., Staley, N. E., Xin, Y., Fobes, D., Liu, T. J., Mao, Z. Q. and Liu, Y. “Detecting evidence for chiral superconductivity in Sr2RuO4 through the use of Josephson junctions.” American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.
  • Rivero, P., Meunier, V., Shelton, W. A. "Electronic, structural and magnetic properties of LaMnO3 phase transition at high temperature." American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.
  • Ning, Z. H. and Shelton, W. A. “First-principles calculation of forces and phonons in solid.” American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.
  • Dhital, C., Khan, M., Phelan, W. A., Jin, R. Y., Young, D. P, and DiTusa, J. F. “Stabilization of Skyrmion phase with chemical substitution in MnSi.” American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.
  • Cao, G. “Electronic and Magnetic Anisotropy of IrTe2 Single Crystals.” American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.
  • Schneider, G. J. “Dynamics in Polymer Melts and Nanocomposites.” American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.
  • Liu, J. Y., Hu, J., Graf, D., Radmanesh, S. M. A., Adams, D. J., Zhu, Y. L., Chen, G. F., Liu, X., Wei, J., Chiorescu, I., Spinu, L., and Mao, Z. Q. “Topological semimetal Sr1-yMn1-zSb2.” American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.
  • Hu, J., Liu, J. Y., Graf, D., Radmanesh, S. M. A., Adams, D., Chuang, A., Wang, Y., Chiorescu, I., Wei, J., Spinu, L., and Mao, Z. Q. “π Berry phase and Zeeman splitting of Weyl semimetal TaP.” American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.
  • Wei, J., Wang, H., Lou, W. J., Liu, Y., Ortmann, J. E., and Mao, Z. Q. “Enhanced superconductivity at the interface of W/Sr2RuO4 point contact.” American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.
  • Zehner, J. et al. “Polymer Dynamics by Dielectric Spectroscopy (poster session).” American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.
  • Bichler, K. et al. “Polymer Dynamics in Blends (poster session).” American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.
  • Zhang, Q., Ye, F., Chi, S., Mesa, D., Tian, W., Jin, R., Plummer, E. W., Zhang, J.D. “Structure-magnetism correlation induced by Mn substitution in bilayered perovskite Sr3(Ru1−xMnx)2O7.” American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.
  • Zhang, Q., Cao, H., Liu, J., Tennant, A., DiTusa, J. F., and Mao, Z.Q. “Magnetic structure and its role in the possible Weyl state in topological semimetal Sr1−yMn1−zSb2.” American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.
  • Cai, X. X., Zakrzewski, B., Wang, H., Andreou, C., Schlom, D., Mao, Z. Q., Cava, R. J., and Liu, Y. “Planar junction tunneling study of single-crystal eutectic phases of Sr2RuO4/Sr3Ru2O7.” American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.
  • Wu, Y., Cao, H. B., Moreira dos Santos, A., Abernathy, D., Chan, J. Y., Karki, A., Jin, R. Y., and DiTusa, J. F. “Incommensurate Spin Density Wave state in metamagnetic Fe3Ga4.” American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.
  • Diao, Z. “Physical Properties of Ba(Mn1-xFex)2Sb2 Single Crystals.” American Physical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 14-18, 2016.

  • Schneider, G. J. “Dynamics in Polymer Melts and Nanocomposites.” National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, March 18, 2016.

  • Rivero, P., Meunier, V., and Shelton, W. A. “Theoretical Study of the Insulator-to-Metal Transition in LaMnO3.” Materials Research Society Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, April 2016.
  • Rivero, P. “The role of Jahn-Teller distortions in the electronic, structure and magnetic properties of LaMnO3. LSU Chemistry Department Inorganic Seminar Series, Baton Rouge, LA, April 12, 2016.
  • Schneider, G. J. “Chain Dynamics in Polymer Melts and Nanocomposites and its Relation to Application.” University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, April 18, 2016.

  • Gupta, S. "Dynamic Phase Diagram of Soft Nano-Colloids." American Conference on Neutron Scattering, Long Beach, CA, July 10-14, 2016.

  • Zhang, Q. "Anisotropic in-plane magnetic correlation length and structure-magnetism correlation in bilayered perovskite Sr3(Ru1-xMnx)2O7." American Conference on Neutron Scattering, Long Beach, CA, July 10-14, 2016.

  • Zhang, D. “Polypeptoid polymers: Development of new chemistry and functional materials.” American Chemical Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 21-25, 2016.

  • Zhang, Y., Li, X., McPherson, G.L., Zhang, D., and John, V.T. "Self-assembly and lipid rearrangement in liposomes induced by modified polypeptoids." 72nd Southwest Regional American Chemical Society Meeting, Galveston, TX, November 10-13, 2016.

  • Cao, J., Chan, B., Xuan, S., Li, A., Siefker, D., and Zhang, D. "Peptidomimetic polymers: Development of new chemistry and functional materials." 72nd Southwest Regional American Chemical Society Meeting, Galveston, TX, November 10-13, 2016.

2015

  • Schneider, G. J. “Chain Dynamics in Polymer Melts and Nanocomposites.” LSU Physics Colloquium, Baton Rouge, LA, January 28, 2015.
  • Chatterjee, S., Rosu, C., Wu, Y., Russo, P. S., and Nesterov, E. E. "Fluorescent multiresponsive nanostructures consisting of magnetite core and conjugated block copolymers." 11th Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Symposium at 249th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, March 22-26, 2015.
  • Chatterjee, S., Rosu, C., Russo, P. S., and Nesterov, E. E. “Magnetic core – fluorescent conjugated polymer shell nanoparticles prepared by surface-initiated Kumada polymerization.” American Chemical Society Meeting, Denver, CO, March 22-26, 2015.
  • Zhang, D. “Functional Polymeric Gels: Fundamentals and Opportunities for Applications.” Future and Current Use of Neutron Spin-Echo Spectroscopy in Condensed Matter Research Workshop at ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN, May 2015.
  • Chavez, C. A. and Nesterov, E. E. "Near-Infrared Fluorescent Conjugated Polymer "Core-Shell" Nanoparticles." 16th International Symposium on Novel Aromatic Compounds, Madrid, Spain, July 5-10, 2015.
  • Chatterjee, S., Karam, T., Li, X., Haber, L. and Nesterov, E. E. "Fluorescent Conjugated Polymer Hybrid Core-Shell Nanoparticles." 12th International Symposium on Functional pi-Electron System, Seattle, WA, July 19-24, 2015.
  • Adam Brooks gave a poster "Complementing Neutron Diffraction with Neutron Tomography: Understanding the Inner Workings of Li Ion Batteries through Principal Component Analysis and Multivariate Curve Resolution" at the 2nd International Conference on Tomography of Materials and Structures (ICTMS 2015) in Quebec City, Canada, July 2015.
  • Li, A., Li, X., Lu, L., Garno, J., and Zhang, D. “Amidine-Mediated Zwitterionic Ring Opening Polymerization of N-alkyl N-Carboxyanhydrides (poster).” 9th Peptoid Summit, Berkeley, CA, August 2015.
  • Li, X., Li, A., Sternhagen, G., Du, P., Kumar, R., and D. Zhang. "Investigation on the Microscopic Structure of Cyclic Polymers from Zwitterionic Polymerization." American Chemical Society Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2015.
  • Li, X., Du, P., Xuan, S., Sternhagen, G., Zhang, D. and R. Kumar. "Computational Investigations on the Structure and Dynamics of Polyelectrolyte Micelles using Molecular Dynamics Simulation." American Chemical Society Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2015.
  • Les Butler gave a talk on "X-Ray and Neutron Phase Imaging with Gratings" (XNPIG 2015) at NIH, in September 2015.
  • Butler, L. “Construction and preliminary results from a 70 keV x-ray tomography beamline with a stepped-grating interferometer.” International Workshop on X-ray and Neutron Phase Imaging with Gratings (Symposium XNPIG-2015), Bethesda, Maryland, September 8-11, 2015.
  • Zhang, D. “Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Peptidomimetic Polymers towards Biomedical Applications.” ORNL CNMS User Meeting, Oak Ridge, TN, September 2015.
  • Chavez, C. A., Lal, J., Koenig, P. D., Heller, W. T., Neuefeind, J. C., and Nesterov, E. E. “Using small-angle neutron scattering (SANS) to investigate the supramolecular organization of stimuli-responsive amphiphilic polythiophene block copolymers.” 2015 SNS User Meeting, Oak Ridge, TN, October 2015.
  • Chavez, C. A., Kei, P., and Koenig, P. “Experimental station on soft materials.” Super Science Saturday, LSU Chemistry Department outreach program, Baton Rouge, LA, October 2015.
  • Jin, R. “Evolution of Structural and Physical Properties of Sr3(Ru1-xMnx)2O7 with Mn Concentration: from Bulk to Atomic Scale.” Materials Science & Technology 2015, Columbus, OH, October 2015.
  • Lvov, Y. Nanotechnology classes at Caddo Magnet High School and Cedar High School, Shreveport, LA, Nov-Dec 2015.
  • Chavez, C. A., Karam, T. E., Haber, L. H., Li, X., and Nesterov, E. E.  “Near-infrared fluorescent conjugated polymer 'core-shell' nanoparticles.” International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem 2015), Honolulu, HI, December 2015.
  • Zhang, D. “Polypeptoid Polymers: Synthesis, Characterization and Properties.” Polymer Synthetic Chemistry Symposium, Pacific Polymer Conference 14, Kauai, HI, December 2015.
  • Zhang, D. “Cyclic Polypeptoids: Recent Discoveries in the Synthesis Characterization and Solution Self-Assembly.” Cyclic and Topological Polymer Symposium, Pacifichem International Chemical Congress, Honolulu, HI, December 2015.
  • Mao, Z. “Competing magnetic correlations in Sr2RuO4.” International Workshop on Spin-triplet superconductor Sr2RuO4: unresolved issues and prospects, Shanghai, China, December 5-7, 2015.
  • Mao, Z. “Quantum transport properties of semimetals TaP and Sr1-yMn1-zSb2.” National High Magnetic Field Lab, Tallahassee, FL, December 11, 2015.

2014

  • Chavez, C. A., and Nesterov, E. E. “Stimuli-responsive amphiphilic polythiophene block copolymers: Solvatochromic and thermochromic effects of conformational reorganization.” American Chemical Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2014.
  • Nesterov, E. E. "Neutron Scattering to Probe Couplings in Advanced Hard and Soft Materials: a US DoE Center in Louisiana." Seminar at Institut Laue-Langevin, Grenoble, France, December 5, 2014.

 

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