2017 Final Program
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The Analytical and Economic Challenges of Maintaining Food Safety in a Global Supply Chain; Janie Dubois, University of Maryland, JIFSAN

Spectroscopy Magazine's Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy Award. The Small Matter of Bioanalysis:  Adventures at Less Than 10 nm with Quantum Dots and/or FRET; Russ Algar, University of British Columbia

Ellis R. Lippincott Award Plenary. Vibrational Engineering: From Superlattices to Coherent and Squeezed Phonons; Roberto Merlin, University of Michigan

Sir George Stokes Award Plenary. Tackling Global Health Challenges with Biosensor Technologies; Tony Cass, Imperial College London

Charles Mann Award for Applied Raman Spectroscopy. Mann up, SERS Can be Useful!; Duncan Graham, University of Strathclyde

Coblentz Society Craver Award. The Technology Behind Coherent 2D IR Spectroscopy and its Application to Amyloid Diseases; Martin Zanni, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Applied Spectroscopy William F. Meggers Award.  Infrared Response of Sub-Micron-Scale Structures of Poly (Oxymethylene): Surface Polaritons in Polymers; Naoto Nagai, Industrial Research Institute of Niigata Prefecture

Lester W. Strock Award.  The Wonderful World of High-Precision Isotopic Analysis using Multi-Collector ICP-MS; Frank Vanhaecke, Ghent University

ANACHEM AwardDevelopment of Ultraviolet Photodissociation Mass Spectrometry for Characterization of Proteins; Jennifer Brodbelt, University of Texas at Austin

AES Mid Career Award.  Using Microchip Electrophoresis and Electrochemical Detection to Investigate Cellular Communication; R. Scott Martin, Saint Louis University

Announcement of the 2017 Innovation Award winner
Closing Session: The New Vision of Analytical Science by the World

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SciX 2017 Sessions and Abstracts:

Monday , October 9

17IR02: Applications of Nanoscale IR Spectroscopy to Polymeric Materials

Location: Carson 1
10:50 am
Structure and Morphology of Biosynthesized and Biodegradable Polymer Ultrathin Films and Single Crystals Using AFM-IR, XRD and Selected Area Electron Diffraction (SAED)
Sustainable Poly(hydroxybutyrate) random copolymers can form isothermally grown single crystals with unique morphologies and characterized at the nanometer scale.
John Rabolt1, Changhao Liu1, Bruce Chase1, Isao Noda12; 1University of Delaware, 2Danimer Scientific
11:10 am
Investigation of Nanodomain Composition in Impact Copolymer Polypropylene by AFM-IR
Quantitative analysis of ICP composition at resolution of 100 nm
Peite Bao2, Fuguang Tang1, Zhaohui Su1; 1Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, 2ExxonMobil Asia Pacific R&D., Ltd.
11:30 am
Nanophotonic AFM Transducers Transform Chemical Composition and Thermal Conductivity Measurements at the nanoscale
measured chemical composition and thermal conductivity at the nanoscale
Andrea Centrone1, Georg Ramer1, Jungseok Chae1, Vladimir Aksyuk1; 1National Institute of Standard and Technology
11:50 am
AFM-IR for the Examination of Coating Nanostructure and Environmental Damage
The AFM-IR technique is used to generate new insights into coating nanostructures and degradation processes.
Suzanne Morsch1, Stuart Lyon1, Simon Gibbon2; 1University of Manchester , 2AkzoNobel RD&I
12:10 pm
Orientation and Disentanglement in Electrospun Fibers
IR, NanoIR and Raman reveal size and surface effects in electrospun fiber
Christian Pellerin1, Marie Richard-Lacroix1, Elise Siurdyban1; 1University of Montreal