Frontiers of Industrial and Applied Physics

AIP Industrial Physics Forum

March 4 - 6, 2014, Denver, CO

In partnership with the APS Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Frontiers of Industrial and Applied Physics


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Session I

F23: Industrial Physics Forum: The Squid at 50: Impact and Future

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Convention Center, Room 505-507

Chair:  John Clarke, University of California, Berkeley, Dale Van Harlingen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champlain

8:00 AM – 8:36 AM
Arnold Silver, Ford Motor Company

8:36 AM – 9:12 AM
SQUIDs: Then and Now
John Clarke, University of California

9:12 AM – 9:48 AM
SQUID: amplified photon detection: from cosmology to material science
Kent Irwin, Stanford University

9:48 AM - 10:24 AM
SQUID use for geophysics: finding billions of dollars
Catherine Foley, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

10:24 AM – 11:00 AM
Magnetoencephalography: From first steps to clinical applications
Risto Ilmoniemi, Aalto University

Session II

J23: Industrial Physics Forum: Frontiers in Physics

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Convention Center, Ballroom Room 505 – 507

Chair:    James Hollenhorst, Agilent

2:30 PM – 3:06 PM
Probing the Last 13.8 Billion Years in the Universe with the Atacama Cosmology Telescope
Johannes Hubmayr, NIST

3:06 PM – 3:42 PM
Power blackouts, sudden death, and flush crashes: The physics of interdependent networks
H. Eugene Stanley, Boston University Center for Polymer Studies

3:42 PM – 4:18 PM
Exploring the Habitability Potential of Mars with Mars Science Laboratory
Pamela Conrad, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

4:18PM - 4:54PM
Cryogenic Semiconductor Detectors in the Search for Dark Matter
Rupak Mahapatra, Texas A&M University

4:54PM - 5:30PM
The Physics of Cosmic Rays
Ellen Zweibel, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Session III

L23: Industrial Physics Forum: Physics and Industrial Applications of Optoelectronics

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Convention Center, Room 505 - 507

Chair:    Robert Hickernell, NIST

8:00AM - 8:36AM
The National Academies' Report on Optics and Photonics: The Road to a National Photonics Initiative
Alan Willner USC

8:36AM - 9:12AM
Nanophotonic phenomena in systems of macroscopic sizes
Marin Soljacic MIT

9:12AM - 9:48AM
Exploring the nano-world with bright soft x-ray laser beams
Carmen Menoni, Colorado State University

9:48AM - 10:24AM
Hybrid III-V Silicon Lasers
John Bowers, University of California, Santa Barbara

10:24AM - 11:00AM
Laser Material Processing in Manufacturing
Marshall Jones, GE Global Research

Session IV

M23: Industrial Physics Forum: Advances in Measurement Technology

Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 11:15 am – 2:30 pm
Convention Center, Room 505 - 507

Chair:    Martin Poitzsch, Schlumberger-Doll Research

11:15AM - 11:51AM
Advances in Measurement Technology at NIST's Physical Measurement Laboratory
 Joseph Dehmer , NIST

11:51AM - 12:27PM
Recent Advances In Atomic Force Microscopy Technology
 Jason Cleveland, Asylum Research

12:27PM - 1:03PM

Metrology Tools for Semiconductor Manufacturing
Alain Diebold, SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering

1:03PM - 1:39PM
Recent advances in medical ultrasound
Lawrence Crum, University of Washington

1:39PM - 2:15PM
High Sensitivity Gravity Measurements in the Adverse Environment of Oil Wells
Harold Pfutzner, Schlumberger

Session V

S23: Industrial Physics Forum: Frontiers of Nanomaterials and Interfaces

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Convention Center, Room 505 – 507

Chair:  Ichiro Tkeuchi, University of Maryland, and Luigi Colombo, Texas Instruments Incorporated

8:00AM - 8:36AM
Novel Carbons as Electrodes for Electrical Energy Storage
Rodney S. Ruoff , The University of Texas at Austin

8:36AM - 9:12AM
Nanocellulose as Material Building Block for Energy and Flexible Electronics
Liangbing Hu, University of Maryland College Park

9:12AM - 9:48AM
Directed Self-Assembly of III-V Semiconductor Nanowire and 2D Atomic Crystal Nanosheet Arrays for Advanced Nanoelectronic Devices
Theresa Mayer, Penn State University

9:48AM - 10:24AM
Nanomaterials and The Next Revolution in Materials
Sadasivan Shankar, Harvard University & Intel Corporation

10:24AM - 11:00AM
How Events at the Nano/Bio Interface Determine Good and Adverse Biological Outcomes
Andre Nel, UCLA

Session VI

T23: Industrial Physics Forum: Device Physics at the Nanoscale

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 11:15 am – 2:15 pm
Convention Center, Room 505 - 507

Chair: Ernesto Marinero, Purdue University

11:15AM - 11:51AM
Spin Transistor, Spin Circuits and Spin Logic
Supriyo Datta, Purdue University

11:51AM - 12:27PM
Nanoscale Magnetic Tunnel Junction
Hideo Ohno, Tohoku University

12:27PM - 1:03PM
Benchmarking emerging logic devices
Dmitri Nikonov, Intel

1:03PM - 1:39PM
Mechanical Computing Redux: Limitations at the Nanoscale
Tsu-Jae King Liu, University of California, Berkeley

1:39PM - 2:15PM
Many-Body Switches
Allan H. MacDonald, University of Texas at Austin 

Session VII

W23: Industrial Physics Forum: Industrial Physics Forum: Panel Discussion: Industrial Innovation: An Intersection Among Industry, Academia and Government

Thursday, March 6, 2014, 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Convention Center, Room 505 - 507

Chair: David Seiler, NIST

2:30PM - 2:36PM
Introduction and Overview of the Industrial Interactive Panel Session
David Seiler, NIST

2:36PM - 3:00PM
Industry - Government Collaboration as an Engine of Innovation
George Thompson, Intel

3:00PM - 3:24PM
Perspectives on Industrial Innovation from Agilent, HP, and Bell Labs
James Hollenhorst, Agilent

3:24PM - 3:30PM
Panel Speaker 3
Robert Doering, Texas Instruments

3:30PM - 3:36PM
Physics-Driven Innovation In the Oil and Gas Industry
Martin Poitzsch, Schlumberger

3:36PM - 3:42PM
A Physicist Role in Innovation within IBM Research
William Gallagher, IBM Watson Research Center

3:42PM - 3:48PM
Panel Speaker 5
Jason Cleveland, Asylum Research

3:48PM - 4:48PM
Interactive Panel Discussion
Mark Bernius, Morgan Advanced Materials