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NIST Postdoctoral Poster Presentation

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1997, 11:00-3:00

Employee's Lounge, NIST, Gaithersburg MD

For more information, contact Dr. Barbara C. Levin, 301-975-6682,

1 A COMBINATION OF GENETIC AND BIOPHYSICAL MEASUREMENTS REVEALS CONTROL FEATURES OF THE ALLOSTERIC THREONINE DEAMINASE. Diana Chinchilla & Edward Eisenstein. Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology, Rockville, MD. (CARB, Room 217, 9600 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, Chemistry MD 20850, 301-738-6152, email:
2  DEVELOPMENT OF A SHORT TANDEM REPEAT DNA DATABASE TO BENEFIT THE FORENSIC DNA TYPING COMMUNITY. John M. Butler and Dennis J. Reeder, Building 222, Room A353, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899 (301- 975-4368, email:
3  DIRECT COMPUTATION OF CONFORMATIONAL FREE ENERGY. Martha S. Head, James A. Given, Michael K. Gilson. CARB, NIST, Rockville MD 20850. (Building 222, Room A345, 301-738-6104, email:
4 CHARACTERIZATION OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE CATECHINS USING CAPILLARY LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY-MASS SPECTROMETRY. Joseph J. Dalluge, Jeanice Brown-Thomas, Lane C. Sander, and Bryant C. Nelson. Building 222, Room B208, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, USA (301-975-3651, email:

5  ELECTROCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF DNA PROBES IMMOBILIZED ON GOLD SURFACES. Adam B. Steel, Building 221, Room A303, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD USA address NIST Bldg 221, Room A303. (301-975-3107,
6  THE SEPARATION OF CATECHINS IN GREEN TEA BY MICELLAR ELECTROKINETIC CAPILLARY ELECTROPHORESIS. Bryant C. Nelson and Joseph J. Dalluge, Building 222, Room B208, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Analytical Chemistry Division, Gaithersburg, MD USA (301-975-4485, email:
7  DEPENDENCE OF CF2 CONCENTRATION ON PRECURSOR IN THE GEC RF PLASMA REACTOR USING PLANAR LASER-INDUCED FLUORESCENCE. Kristen L. Steffens and Michael R. Zachariah, Building 221, Room B318, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA (301-975-2656,
8  ISOTROPIC MATERIALS WITH LOW OR NEGATIVE THERMAL EXPANSION. Nazy Khosrovani and Arthur W. Sleight Department of Chemistry Corvallis, Oregon, 97331-4003 First author NIST address Bldg 235 Room A110. (301) 975-4570.
9  DETERMINATION OF THE SOURCES OF CARBONACEOUS ARCTIC AEROSOLS. Steven R. Biegalski, NIST, Chemistry, Room B162, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, phone: 301-975-3138, fax: 301-216-1134, e-mail:
10  SPECTROSCOPY OF AR@C60. Barbara A. DiCamillo*, Robert L. Hettich, Georges Guiochon**, and Robert N. Compton**. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, *UCLA, Los Angeles, California, **University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee (*NIST address: Building 225, Room A305, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, 301-975-3241, email:
11  CHEMICAL KINETIC STUDIES USING ULTRAVIOLET CAVITY RING-DOWN SPECTROSCOPIC DETECTION: SELF-REACTION OF ETHYL AND ETHYLPEROXY RADICALS AND THE REACTION, O2 + C2H5 --> C2H5O2. Dean B. Atkinson and Jeffrey W. Hudgens, Physical and Chemical Properties Division, Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899 USA, Building 222, Room A261, (301)-975-5298,

12 VISCOELASTICITY AND PHYSICAL AGING IN PEN FILMS. Maria L. Cerrada and Gregory B. Mckenna. Polymer Division, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, U.S.A.,
13  PHYSICAL AGING OF PLASTICIZED POLYMER GLASS. W. H. Han and G. B. McKenna, Polymers Division, Building 224, Room A209, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899 (301-975-3207, email:

14  THE NATURE AND EVOLUTION OF EXCESS ELECTRON BINDING IN CLUSTER ANIONS STUDIED VIA NEGATIVE ION PHOTOELECTRON SPECTROSCOPY. Jay H. Hendricks, H. L. deClercq, S. A. Lyapustina and K. H. Bowen, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD, USA. (NIST address: Building 221, Room B312, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, 301-975-4371, email:
15  DEGENERATE FOUR-WAVE MIXING SPECTROSCOPY OF A VAN DER WAALS COMPLEX. Paul C. DeRose, Po-Yuan Cheng, Hai-Lung Dai. Univ. of Penn., Philadelphia, PA First author contact: NIST, Bldg. 220, Rm. A320, (301)975-4572,

16  IMPACT OF PHYSICAL AGING ON THE CRAZE INITIATION AND PROPAGATION IN STYRENE ACRYLONITRILE CO-POLYMER. Mats Delin and Gregory B. McKenna, Polymers Division, Building 224, Room A209, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899 (301-975-6843,
17  POLYMER INTERDIFFUSION NEAR AN ATTRACTIVE SURFACE. Eric K. Lin and Wen-li Wu, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, USA. (Building 224, room B320, (301) 975-6743,
18  A C60 ASSISTED PYRIDINE DI-N -OCTADECYLDITHIOPHOSPHATE ULTRATHIN LUBRICATING FILM, Jun Zhang*, Zhijun Zhang, Qunji Xue, Laboratory of Solid Lubrication, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou 730000, P.R.China (NIST address: Building 223, Room A256, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, 301-975-4598,
19  MODELING VOID FORMATION DYNAMICS IN FIBROUS POROUS MEDIA WITH THE LATTICE BOLTZMANN METHOD. Michael A. A. Spaid and Frederick R. Phelan, Jr. Polymers Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD., USA. (Bldg 224, Room B108, 301-975-6280,
20  `LOCAL COMPOSITION' EFFECTS IN WATER/ALCOHOL MIXTURES CONTAINING ORGANIC SALTS. Joseph T. Slusher and Peter T. Cummings*. Division of Physical and Chemical Properties, A111 Physics, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, and *Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Tennessee, 419 Dougherty Engineering Bldg., Knoxville, TN 37996-2200, USA. email:
21  THE EFFECT OF ACOUSTIC MODULATION ON SPRAY CHARACTERISTICS. I-Ping Chung, Hsu, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA. (NIST address: 221 / B312, (301)975-3899 (301)869-5924,

22  A DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR MATERIAL AND MANUFACTURING PROCESS SELECTION. RONALD E. GIACHETTI. Manufacturing Systems Integration Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Bldg. 304 Rm. 4, Gaithersburg, MD, 20899, phone: (301)975-4560, email:
23  THE EFFECT OF FUEL VELOCITY MODULATION ON ATOMIZATION AND SPRAY COMBUSTION. Charles A. Cook, S. Rao Charagundla, Cary Presser, John L. Dressler, National Institute of Standards and Technology, PHY B312, Gaithersburg, MD, USA. email:
24  MODELING DESIGNS WITH SHAPE ALGEBRAS AND FORMAL LOGIC. Scott C. Chase, University of California, Los Angeles, Dept. of Architecture and Urban Design. (Bldg 304, Room 12, 301-975-6535,
25  CELLULAR-AUTOMATON MODELING OF MORPHOLOGICAL EVOLUTION DURING ALLOY SOLIDIFICATION. Ralph. E. Napolitano, Jr., Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia; (Materials 223, Room A155, NIST). (no email)
26  THE USE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO IMPROVE THE NUMERICAL OPTIMIZATION OF COMPLEX ENGINEERING DESIGNS. Mark A. Schwabacher, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA. Current address: NIST, Building 304, Room 12, Gaithersburg, MD, 20899, (301) 975-4574,

27  LOCALIZING A ROBOT WITH MINIMUM TRAVEL. Kathleen A. Romanik, Gregory Dudek, Sue Whitesides, McGill University, MontrÈal, QuÈbec, Canada (NIST address: Building 220, Room B124, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, 301-975-5068, email:

28  DESIGN AND EVALUATION OF A PORTABLE 252CF SOURCES FOR MEASUREMENT OF CHLORINE CONCENTRATION IN REINFORCED CONCRETE. H H Saleh, R. A. Livingston. Federal Highway Administration, McLean, VA. (6300 Georgetown Pike, McLean VA 22101, 703-285-2099,
29  OPTICAL TWEEZERS EXPERIMENTS AT NIST. Benjamin J. Davies, Building 221. Room A161, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899 (301-975-4126, email:
30  ACOUSTIC FLOWMETER FOR THE ACCURATE METERING OF GASES FOR SEMICONDUCTOR PROCESSING. Adam M. Calabrese, Building 220, Room A-55, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899 (301- 975-4836, email:
31  BOSE-EINSTEIN CONDENSATION OF LITHIUM. Curtis C. Bradley, Charles A. Sackett, and Randall G. Hulet, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA (NIST address: Building 220, Room B206, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, 301-975-3768, email:
32  ENHANCEMENT AND SUPPRESSION OF COLLISIONS IN OPTICAL LATTICES.J. R. Lawall, C. Orzel, S. L. Rolston, and W. D. Phillips, Building 221, Room A_167, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899 (301- 975_3226, email:
33  DOPPLER-FREE RESONANCE IONIZATION SPECTROSCOPY OF THE He 1s2 1S - 1s2s 1S TRANSITION AT 120.3 NM. Scott D. Bergeson Jesse Wen, Thomas B. Lucatorto, Buildiing 221, Room A253, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, USA. (301-975-3394, email:
34  INFRARED RADIATION THERMOMETRY USING A WOLLASTON PRISM BASED COMPACT FOURIER TRANSFORM SPECTROMETER. Franklin J. Dunmore, Optical Technology Division, Optical Material and Infrared Technology Group, Building 220, Room A321, NIST Gaithersburg MD 20899. ( 301-975-2328, e-mail:

35  EVOLUTION OF THE OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF CONJUGATED POLYMERS FOLLOWING METAL DEPOSITION. E. Ettedgui, G.T. Davis, Building 224, Room B318, Polymers Division, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899; B. Hu, F.E. Karasz, Polymer Science and Engineering Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 01003 (301-975-4342;
36  POLARIZED 3He: FROM WEAK SYMMETRIES TO LUNG IMAGES. Gordon L. Jones. Building 235, Room. A-159, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899(301- 975-6222,
37  INFRARED FOCAL-PLANE ARRAY DETECTORS FOR SPECTROSCOPIC AND IMAGING APPLICATIONS. Valeria D. Kleiman*, Steve M. Arrivo*, Tom P Dougherty*, Edwin J. Heilweil*, Linda H. Kidder#, Ira W. Levin#, and E. Neil Lewis#, *Building 221, Room B208, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, and #Laboratory of Chemical Physics, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, MD (*301-975-5797, email:
38  T-RAY SPECTROSCOPY AT NIST. A. G. Markelz and E. J. Heilweil, Physics Laboratory, Building 221, Room B58, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, USA. (301-975-2358, email:
39  EVANESCENT WAVE CAVITY RING-DOWN SPECTROSCOPY WITH A TOTAL-INTERNAL-REFLECTION MINICAVITY. Andrew C. R. Pipino, Jeffrey W. Hudgens, and Robert E. Huie, Physical and Chemical Properties Division, Building 222, Room A261 Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, (NIST), Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899, (phone: (301) 975-2565, Email:
40  SPIN TRANSPORT OF EXCITON MAGNETIC POLARONS IN DILUTED MAGNETIC SEMICONDUCTOR MULTIPLE QUANTUM WELLS. Gregory A. Balchin* and Leigh M. Smith, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH and Berry T. Jonker, Naval Research Lab, Washington, D.C. (NIST address: Building 225, Room A305, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, 301-975-6582, email:
41  RESONANT COLLISIONS OF RYDBERG ATOMS EXCITED FROM A MAGNETO OPTICAL TRAP .William R. Anderson and T. F. Gallagher, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA (NIST address: Building 220, Room B206, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, 301-975-3744, email:

42  EXPERIMENTAL PROOF THAT NON-JUNCTION DEFECTS CAN SIGNIFICANTLY AFFECT THE PERFORMANCE OF A SINGLE-ELECTRON-TUNNELING TRANSISTOR. Jonathan L. Cobb, Neil M. Zimmerman, Alan F. Clark, Building 220, Room B258, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, USA. Address NIST bldg 220, Room B258. (301- 975-4270, email:
43  ROTATIONAL EXCITATIONS OF INTERSTITIAL HYDROGEN IN C60. S. A. FitzGerald, L. J. Santodonato, J. R. D. Copley, T. Yildirim, D. A. Neumann, and J. J. Rush; NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, USA. First author: NIST Bldg 235 Room A110. (301) 975-4863.
44  NEUTRON DIFFRACTION STUDIES OF MAGNETIC ORDERING IN EXCHANGE-BIASED Fe3O44/CoO SUPERLATTICES. Yumi Ijiri, Julie A. Borchers, Ross W. Erwin, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD and Pieter J. van der Zaag, R. M. Wolf, Philips Research Laboratories, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. (Bldg 235, Room E129, 301-975-6422,
45  THE PRECISION NEUTRON INTERFEROMETRIC MEASUREMENTS OF THE NEUTRON COHERENT SCATTERING LENGTH IN SI AND 208PB. David L. Jacobson, Alexander Ioffe, Muhammad Arif and Samuel A. Werner. Building 235, Room A159, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, 20899 (301-975-6207, email:
46  PROGRESS TOWARDS A CESIUM ATOMIC FOUNTAIN FREQUENCY STANDARD. William M. Klipstein, Building 221, Room A167, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA. (301-975-4208; email:
47  PRODUCTION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF99mTc AND 126I RADIOENDOFULLERENES. Michael G. Mitch, Lisa R. Karam, and Bert M. Coursey, Ionizing Radiation Division, Building 245, Room C229, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, USA. (301-975-5491,
48  ELECTROLYTE CRITICALITY AND GENERALIZED DEBYE-HUECKEL THEORY. Benjamin P. Lee* and Michael E. Fisher, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA. (*Building 224, room B210, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, 301-975-2113,
 49  NONLINEAR OPTICAL CIRCULAR DICHROISM FOR THE STUDY OF PROTEIN SECONDARY STRUCTURE AT SURFACES. Teresa P. Petralli-Mallow, A. L. Plant, J. C. Stephenson, L. J. Richter, and Janice M. Hicks, Building 221, Room B356, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD 20899 (301-975-4625, email: