2014

 

2013

  • "Metamaterial for Super-Resolution Trapping and Sensing" B. Terranova, A. Fontecchio, Drexel University REsearch Day, April 18, 2013.

 

2012

  • “Carbon Based Multifunctional Nanoprobes for Cellular Injection and Potential Measurement and Electrophysiology” Y. Gao, R. Singhal, Z. Orynbayeva, G. Friedman, Y. Gogotsi, A. Fontecchio,  MRS Fall Meeting, 2012

 

2011

  •  "HPDLC Films Doped with Carbon Nano-Onions to Improve its Electro-Optic Response" A. Bellingham, S. Shriyan, and A. Fontecchio, IEEE Graduate Research Day, March 28, 2011

 

2010

  • "Electro-Optical Thin Films for Spectrometer Applications" A. Bellingham and A. Fontecchio, National Conference for Undergraduate Research, April 18, 2010.
  • "Spin-coating HPDLC Thin Films to Reduce Light Scattering and Stack Height" A. Bellingham, S. Shriyan, and A. Fontecchio, Drexel University Research Day, April 15, 2010.

 

2009

  • “Complex Structures Formed using a Thin-Film Adaptable Photomask ”, A. E. Fox and A.K. Fontecchio, Drexel University Research Day, Drexel University, April 22, 2008.
  • "Spectrometer application of holographic polymer-dispered liquid crystals" Research Day, April 2009, Drexel Unviersity, B. pelleg, K. Rai, A. Fox, A. Fontecchio"Shack Hatrman Wavefrint Analysis for Quality control of Electrooptical Thin FIlms" Research Day, April 2009, Drexel University, J. Coyle, A.Fontecchio
  • "Complex Stacking and Wavefront Analysis of Electro-optic Liquid Crystal thin films for Dynamc Wavelength Filtering Application"Research Day, April 2009, Drexel University, S.Shriyan, C. Schwartz, A. Fontecchio

 

2008

  • "Pixilated and broadband holographic polymer-dispersed liquid crystals", REU Poster Session, August 2008, Drexel University
    B. Pelleg, K. Rai, A. Fox, A. Fontecchio
  • "Electrooptical Thin films for Spectrometer Applications" Drexel University STAR poster session, Drexel University, August 2008, A.Bellingham, S.Shriyan, A.K. Fontecchio

 

2007

  • "Surface Engineering of Liquid Crystals",Research Day, April 2007, Drexel University H. Shah, M. P. Rossi, D. Delaine,
    D. Mattia, Y. Gogotsi, A. Fontecchio
  • "An Innovative Stirling Engine: The Power Radiometer",Research Day, April 2007, Drexel University, D. Delaine, G. Friedman, A.K. Fontecchio
  • "Electro-Optic Liquid Crystal Polymer Films for Adaptable Lithographic Systems", Research Day, Drexel University, April 2007, A. E. Fox, A.K. Fontecchio
  • "Visible Wavelength Filters using Electro-Optic Thin Films", Research Day, Drexel University, April 2007, D. M Cherian, K. A. Carr, K. Rai, A.E. Fox, J. R. Farmer, A. K. Fontecchio
  • "Reconfigurable Lithographic Applications Using Polymer Liquid Crystal Composite Films", SPIE Symposium on Photomask Technology, September 2007, A. E. Fox, A.K. Fontecchio
  • "Vane Fabrication for the Stirling Cycle Power Radiometer", Drexel University Summer Mentorship Program Poster Session, Drexel University, July 2007, L. Harper, D. Delaine, A. Fontecchio
  • "Liquid Crystal Polymer Composite Films as Adaptable Photomasks for Fabrication of 3-Dimensional Nanostructures",Gordon Research Conference on Liquid Crystals, June 2007, A. E. Fox,A.K. Fontecchio
  • "Electric Field Induced Nematic to Isotropic Transition"Gordon Research Conference on Liquid Crystals, New London, June 2007, H. J. Shah, D. Mattia, Y. Gogotsi, A. K. Fontecchio

 

2006

  • “Wavefront Transmission in Stacked Holographic Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals (H-PDLCs),” M. Cosgrove-Davies, A.E. Fox, A.K. Fontecchio, REU Poster Session, Drexel University, August 2006.
  • “Gap Material Study for Holographically Formed Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Composite Film Stacks,” A.E. Fox and A.K. Fontecchio, International Liquid Crystal Conference, Keystone, CO, July 2006
  • "Nanouidics and Tailoring Surface Interactions of Liquid Crystals",Nanotechnology Institute Microfabrication Facility Opening Day Poster Session, Drexel University, October 2006, H.Shah, M. P. Rossi, D. Delaine, Y. Gugotsi, A. Fontecchio
  • "Microscopic investigation of Holographic Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals", Nanotechnology Institute Microfabrication Facility Opening Day Poster Session, Drexel University, October 2006,K. Rai, A. K. Fontecchio
  • "Study of MEMs structure using optical pro_lometry and scanning electron microscopy", Nanotechnology Institute Microfabrication Facility Opening Day Poster Session, Drexel University, October2006, A. E. Fox, K. Rai, A. K. Fontecchio
  • "Optical Profilometry and Scanning Electron Microscopy of MEMs Devices",Drexel University Nanotechnology Institute Microfabrication Facility Opening Day Poster Session, Drexel University, October 2006, A.E. Fox, K. Rai, A.K. Fontecchio, M. Noh
  • "Study of Surfactants in Holographic Polymer- Dispersed Liquid Crystals", RET Poster Session, Drexel University, October 2006, B. Gelinas, A.E. Fox, M. Ermold, A.K. Fontecchio
  • "NanoEnlightenment",Research Experience for Teachers Poster Presentation, Philadelphia, PA, October 2006, L. Link, H. J. Shah, A. K. Fontecchio
  • "Low-Voltage Color Switching in Liquid Crystal Displays", 26th International Display Research Conference, Kent, OH, September 2006,H. J. Shah, D. Delaine, A. K. Fontecchio
  • "Wavefront Transmission in Stacked Holographic Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals (H-
    PDLCs)," REU Poster Session, Drexel University, August 2006, M. Cosgrove-Davies, A.E. Fox, A.K. Fontecchio
  • "Investigation of Polarization Pro_les in Ferroelectric Polymers for LC Alignment," 21st International Liquid Crystals Conference, Keystone, CO, July 2006H. J. Shah, D. Delaine, and A. K. Fontecchio
  • "Holographically Formed Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Films for Compact Spectrometer Applications", International Liquid Crystal Conference, July 2006, K. Rai, A.E. Fox, A.K. Fontecchio

 

2005

  • “Ordering Effects in Liquid Crystal – Carbon Nanotube Composites”, H. J. Shah, M. P. Rossi, D. Mattia, Y. Gogotsi, and A. K. Fontecchio, American Society for Composites 20th Annual Technical Conference, Philadelphia, September 2005
  • “Liquid Crystals confined in Carbon Nanotubes”, H. J. Shah, M. P. Rossi, Y. Gogotsi and A. K. Fontecchio, Gordon Conference on Liquid Crystals, New London, June 2005
  • “Inverse antiferroelectric like display using nematic liquid crystals”, H. J. Shah and A. K. Fontecchio, Gordon Conference on Liquid Crystals, New London, June 2005
  • “Optical Elements based on liquid crystal alignment using ferroelectric polymer nano-domains,” H. J. Shah and A. K. Fontecchio, Pennsylvania Nanotechnolgy Business Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 19, 2005.
  • “PVDF-coated patterned surfaces to study liquid crystal alignment,” H. J. Shah and A. K. Fontecchio, European Conference on Liquid Crystals, Sesto, Italy, Feb 27 - March 4, 2005.
  • “Optimization of pressure response in HPDLC grating films based on polymer composition,” Kashma Rai and Adam Fontecchio, European Conference on Liquid Crystals, Sesto, Italy, Feb 27 - March 4, 2005.
  • “Acquisition of a nanomanipulation device for biological, electronic, and optoelectronic samples and devices,” Layton, B.E., Fontecchio, A., Ko, F.K., Nabet,B., Spanier, J.E., Luzzi, D., MacDiarmid, A., Allen, K.B., Ermold, M., Gallo, E., Laim, L., Sullivan, S.M. Titchenal, N., National Science Foundation Design, Service, and Manufacturing Research and Grantees Conference, January 3-6, 2005, Scottsdale, AZ
  • "Virtual Mirrors Fabricated in Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Films",Research Day, Drexel University, Philadelphia, April 2005 M. L. Ermold, A. K. Fontecchio
  • "Effect of material composition and gold nanoparticles on pressure response of HPDLCs," Research Day, Drexel University, Philadelphia, April 2005, K. Rai, A. Fontecchio, 

2004

  • “Optimization of pressure response in HPDLC grating films based on polymer and nanoparticle doped composition, Kashma Rai and Adam Fontecchio, 20th International Liquid Crystals Conference , Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 5-9, 2004
  • “Image Analysis to study LC alignment on nanopatterned substrates”, H.J. Shah, M.L. Ermold, and A.K. Fontecchio, International Liquid Crystals Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 8, 2004.
  • “Novel Pressure Sensors Realized with Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals”, M. Ermold, A. Fontecchio, 20th International Liquid Crystals Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 6, 2004.

 

2003

  • “An Introduction to Polymer and Liquid Crystal Systems”, M. Ermold, A.K. Fontecchio, Conference on Physical Chemistry at the Nanometer Scale, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, August 2003

 

2002

  • “Optical Characterization of Holographically-formed Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Bragg Gratings,” A. K. Fontecchio and G. P. Crawford, 19th International Liquid Crystal Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 2002.

 

2001

  • “Electro-optical Properties of Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Gratings,” M. Jazbinsek, I. Drevensek Olenik, M. Zgonik, A. K. Fontecchio, and G. P. Crawford; 9th International Topical Meeting on Optics of Liquid Crystals, Sorrento, Italy, October 2001.
  • “Deuteron NMR Study of a Holographically-formed Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals,” Marija Vilfan, Adam K. Fontecchio, Mojca Vilfan, Michael J. Escuti, Bostjan Zalar, Gregory P. Crawford, and Slobodan Zumer; 6th International Conference on Magnetic Resonance Microscopy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, September 2001.
  • “Diffuse Spatially Pixelated and Temporally Multiplexed H-PDLCs for Full Color Reflection,” A. K. Fontecchio, M. J. Escuti, J. Qi, and G. P. Crawford; 6th European Conference on Liquid Crystals, Halle, Germany, March 2001.
  • “Holographic Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Transmission Gratings,” M. Jazbinsek, I. Drevensek Olenik, M. Zgonik, A. K. Fontecchio, and G. P. Crawford; 6th European Conference on Liquid Crystals, Halle, Germany, March 2001.

 

2000

  • “Holographically-Formed Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Materials for Remote Sensing Applications,” A. K. Fontecchio, D. Content, and G. P. Crawford; Goddard Space Flight Center / Graduate Student Researcher Program Conference, Greenbelt, MD, USA, September 2000.
  • “Multiplexed Formation of Holographically-Formed Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Gratings,” A. K. Fontecchio, C. C. Bowley, G. P. Crawford, L. Li, and S. Faris; 18th International Liquid Crystal Conference, Sendai, Japan, July 2000.
  • “Spatially Pixelated Reflective Arrays from Holographic-Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals,” A. K. Fontecchio, M. J. Escuti, C. C. Bowley, B. Sethumadhavan, and G. P. Crawford; Society for Information Display, Long Beach, CA, USA, May 2000.

 

1999

  • “Effect of Monomer Functionality on Performance of Holographically-formed Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystals,” A. K. Fontecchio, C. C. Bowley, and G. P. Crawford; 5th European Conference on Liquid Crystals, Hersonissos / Crete, Greece, April, 1999.