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Fall 2007 Joint Meeting of the New England Sections of the
American Physical Society and the
American Association of Physics Teachers
At the Department of Physics, University of Connecticut

Carbon in the 21st Century

in conjunction with the

Connecticut Nanotechnology Initiative (CNI) and the
Nano-Biotechnology Research Group at the
Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut


The Fall 2007 joint meeting of the NES-APS/AAPT is scheduled for October 19-20, 2007 on the campus of the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT. The technical program focuses on "Carbon in the 21st Century". We have invited speakers to address different branches of physics with the common thread of modern day carbon, including carbon nanotubes, fullerenes, and graphene.

The AAPT program is comprised of workshops, contributed speakers, and poster sessions, while the APS program includes contributed speakers and poster sessions in addition to the plenary sessions.

The Joint APS/AAPT Meeting is being held in conjunction with the conference of Connecticut Nanotechnology Initiative (CNI) and the Nano-Biotechnology Research Group at the Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut which is being held the morning of Friday, October 19, 2007, just before the joint APS/AAPT Meeting.

The APS/AAPT meeting registration fee entitles one to also attend the Bio-Nanotechnology Conference.

APS Invited Speakers:

Antonio Castro Neto, Boston University
Walter de Heer, Georgia Institute of Technology
Tony Heinz, Columbia University
Philip Kim, Columbia University
Lisa Pfefferle / Codruta Zoican, Yale University

Banquet Speaker:

Harry Kroto, Florida State University, Nobel Prize, 1996

AAPT Invited Contributors:

Christine Broadbridge, Southern Connecticut State University
Eugenia Etkina, Rutgers University
William Gerace / Ian Beatty, University of Massachusetts Amherst
George Gibson, University of Connecticut
Laurence Gould, University of Hartford
Russell Harkay, Keene State College
Fred Myers, Glastonbury Public Schools
David Perry, University of Connecticut

CNI Invited Speakers:

James Rusling, University of Connecticut
Alexander Star, University of Pittsburgh
Shirley Tang, University of Waterloo

Organizing Committee:

Philip Best, University of Connecticut
Joseph Budnick, University of Connecticut
Lawrence Kappers, University of Connecticut
Fotios Papadimitrakopoulos, University of Connecticut
Winthrop Smith, University of Connecticut
William Stwalley, University of Connecticut

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