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Fall 2008 Logo2008 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1-5, 2008 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 S. Ashok, Shenda M. Baker, Michael R. Fitzsimmons, Young-Chang Joo

Symposium T : Mobile Energy

2008-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Gehan Amaratunga University of Cambridge
Arokia Nathan University College London
Munichandraiah Nookala Indian Institute of Science
Marshall C. Smart California Institute of Technology
T1: Batteries I
Session Chairs
Gehan Amaratunga
Monday PM, December 01, 2008
Liberty (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - T1.1
Fabrication of Nanoscale High-Order Hierarchical Sn/C Composites for Highly Reversible Li+ Ion Storage.

Da Deng 1 , Jim Yang Lee 1
1 Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore

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9:45 AM - T1.2
Electrochemical Preparation of Nanostructured TiO2 as Anode Material for Li Ion Batteries.

Huanan Duan 1 , Xiangping Chen 2 , Jianyu Liang 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Material Science & Technology, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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10:00 AM - T1.3
Electrochemical Behavior of the Ce4+ / Ce3+ Couple in the Novel Ce - V Redox Flow Cell.

Yang Liu 1 2
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Institute of Applied Chemistry , Xinjiang University, Urumqi , Xinjiang, China

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10:15 AM - T1.4
Al-based Composite Material for Anode in Li-ion Batteries.

Wenchao Zhou 1 , M. Stanley Whittingham 1
1 Institute for Materials Research, SUNY-Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States

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10:30 AM - T1.5
Fire-Retardant Phosphazenes for Lithium Battery Electrolyte Systems.

Shih-To Fei 1 , Harry Allcock 1
1 Chemistry, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:45 AM - T1.6
Conjugated Microporous Polymers as Potential Components in Energy Storage Devices.

Andrew Cooper 1 2
1 Chemistry, University of Liverpool, Liverpool United Kingdom, 2 Centre for Materials Discovery, University of Liverpool, Liverpool United Kingdom

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11:00 AM - T1
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11:30 AM - **T1.7
High Energy Density Layered Oxide Cathodes for Next Generation Lithium Ion Batteries.

Arumugam Manthiram 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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12:00 PM - T1.8
Optimization of Block Copolymer Performance as a Dry Battery Electrolyte.

Ayan Ghosh 1 , Peter Kofinas 2
1 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States, 2 Fischell Department of Bioengineering, University of Maryland, Collge Park, Maryland, United States

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12:15 PM - T1.9
All solid, flexible thin film batteries for portable applications

Pritesh Hiralal 1 , Husnu Unalan 1 , Gehan Amaratunga 1
1 Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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12:30 PM - T1.10
Embedded 3-D microbatteries by laser direct-write processing.

Thomas Yersak 1 , Craig Arnold 1
1 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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12:45 PM - T1.11
Structure and Electrochemistry of Carbon-Iodine Nanocomposite.Electrodes for Electrochemical Energy Storage

Prabeer Barpanda 1 , Scott Beckman 2 , David Vanderbilt 2 , Glenn Amatucci 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University, North Brunswick, New Jersey, United States, 2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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T2: Cathodes and Anodes
Session Chairs
Nookala Munichandraiah
Monday PM, December 01, 2008
Liberty (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **T2.1
Metal Fluoride Nanocomposites; A Question of Transport.

Fadwa Badway 1 , Nathalie Pereira 1 , Andrew Gmitter 1 , Adam Skrzypczak 1 , Irene Plitz 1 , Azzam Mansour 2 , Won-Sub Yoon 3 , Frederick Cosandey 1 , Glenn Amatucci 1
1 , Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, North Brunswick, New Jersey, United States, 2 , Naval Surface Warfare Center, West Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 3 , Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States

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3:00 PM - T2.2
Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrochemical Testing of Olivine Structures with a Controlled Concentration of Lithium Vacancies.

Joel Miller 1 , Natalya Chernova 1 , Shailesh Upreti 1 , Stanley Whittingham 1
1 Chemistry and Materials, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States

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3:15 PM - T2.3
Black Lithium Titanate Spinel as The Anode for Ultra-High Power Lithium Batteries.

Jian Hong 1 , Stanley Whittingham 1
1 , State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States

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3:30 PM - T2.4
Harvesting Uncoupled Energy in Organic Light Emitting Diode Displays.

Reza Chaji 1 , Arokia Nathan 2 , Andrei Sazonov 3
1 , Ignis Innovation Inc., Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, 2 London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London, London United Kingdom, 3 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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3:45 PM - T2.5
Electrochemical Characterization of LiMn2-xCrxO4 Cathode Materials for High Energy Density Li Ion Rechargeable Batteries.

Rahul Singhal 1 , Rajesh Katiyar 2 , Ricky Valentín 2 , Ram Katiyar 1
1 Physics, University of Puerto Rico, San-Juan, Puerto Rico, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, United States

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4:00 PM - T2
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4:30 PM - **T2.6
Effect graphite anode and electrolyte additives on the safety of lithium batteries

Khalil Amine 1
1 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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5:00 PM - T2.7
Improved Cycleability of Zr-Substituted LiMn2O4 Thin Film Cathodes Prepared by Pulsed Laser Deposition.

Dong Wook Shin 1 2 , Ji-Won Choi 1 , Yong Soo Cho 2 , Seok-Jin Yoon 1
1 , Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 , Yonsei University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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5:15 PM - T2.8
Transition Metal Ordering and Electrochemistry of Li(4-x)/3Mn(2-0.5x)/3(Ni0.4Co0.1)xO2 Cathode Materials for Li-ion Batteries.

Natalya Chernova 1 , Jie Xiao 1 , Shailesh Upreti 1 , M. Stanley Whittingham 1 , Dongli Zeng 2 , Jordi Cabana 2 , Clare Grey 2
1 Chemistry and Materials, SUNY Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States

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5:30 PM - T2.9
Study of Sn-Co-Fe-C Alloys Prepared by Mechanical Attrition.

Pierre Ferguson 1 , Richard Dunlap 1 , Jeff Dahn 1
1 Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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5:45 PM - T2.10
Combined Experimental and First Principles Studies on Factors Affecting Li Mobility in Spinel Lithium Transition Metal Oxides.

Bo Xu 1 , Ming-Che Yang 1 , Ying Shirley Meng 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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2008-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Gehan Amaratunga University of Cambridge
Arokia Nathan University College London
Munichandraiah Nookala Indian Institute of Science
Marshall C. Smart California Institute of Technology
T3: Batteries II
Session Chairs
Marshall Smart
Tuesday AM, December 02, 2008
Liberty (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - T3.1
Lithium Difluoro(oxalato)borate as Additive to Improve the Thermal Stability of Lithiated Graphite.

Zonghai Chen 1 , Yan Qin 1 , Jun Liu 1 , Khalil Amine 1
1 Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Argonne National Lab, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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9:45 AM - T3.2
Production of Anode Materials using Aerosol through Plasma.

Claudia Luhrs 1 , Monique Richard 2 , Jonathan Phillips 3 1 , Angela Knapp 2
1 Dept. Of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 Materials Research Department, Toyota Research Institute North America, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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10:00 AM - T3.3
Morphology and Electrochemistry of Hydrothermally Prepared Limnpo4.

Jan Allen 1 , T. Richard Jow 1 , Jeff Wolfenstine 1
1 Electrochemistry Branch, US Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, Maryland, United States

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10:15 AM - T3.4
Structure and Electrochemistry of Novel Silver Metal Oxyfluoride Perovskites:Cathode Materials for High Volumetric Energy Storage.

Wei Tong 1 , Won-Sub Yoon 2 , Glenn Amatucci 1
1 Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, North Brunswick, New Jersey, United States, 2 , Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States

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10:30 AM - **T3.5
In situ and Ex situ Solid State NMR and Pair Distribution Function Analyses of Short Range Order in Silicon Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries.

Baris Key 1 , Rangeet Bhattacharya 1 , Mathieu Morcrette 2 , Vincent Seznac 2 , Jean-Marie Tarascon 2 , Clare Grey 1
1 Chemistry, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook , New York, United States, 2 LRCS, Universite de Picardie Jules Verne, Izumi Japan

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11:00 AM - T3
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11:30 AM - T3.6
Carbon Nanotube-Enhanced Lithium Ion Batteries.

Brian Landi 1 , Matthew Ganter 1 , Christopher Schauerman 1 , Tyler Kallen 1 , Christopher Redino 1 , Cory Cress 1 , Ryne Raffaelle 1
1 , RIT - NanoPower Research Labs, Rochester, New York, United States

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11:45 AM - T3.7
Electrochemical Properties of LiFePO4 Synthesis by Solid State Route.

Arun Kumar 1 2
1 Physics, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan , Puerto Rico, United States, 2 physics, Institute for Functional Nanomaterials, University of Puerto Rico, , Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, United States

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12:00 PM - T3.8
Multicomponent 5V Cathodes for Li-ion Batteries.

Malgorzata Gulbinska 1 , Boris Ravdel 1 , Svetlana Trebukhova 1 , Sanjeev Mukerjee 2 , Brian Hult 2
1 , Yardney Technical Products, Inc., Pawcatuck, Connecticut, United States, 2 Chemistry and Chemical Biology, 317 Egan Research Center, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - T3.9
Highly Crystalline, Porous Transition Metal Oxides for Mobile Energy Applications.

Mahendra Orilall 1 2 , Jinwoo Lee 2 , Francis DiSalvo 1 , Ulrich Wiesner 2 1
1 Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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12:30 PM - T3.10
Nanoscale Engineering of LiFePO4 Cathodes for Thin Film Lithium-ion Batteries.

Zhiyong Xu 1 , Howard Wang 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Binghamton University, Binghamton , New York, United States

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12:45 PM - T3.11
Reduction of bis(oxalato)Borate on a High Surface Area Carbon Electrode.

John Flynn 1 , Carl Schlaikjer 1
1 , Tracer Technologies, Somerville, Massachusetts, United States

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T4: Novel Conversion and Storage Techniques
Session Chairs
Arokia Nathan
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Liberty (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - T4.1
Formation of GaN Nanocrystal on Si and Its Photoelectrochemical Application.

Katsushi Fujii 1 , Takashi Kato 1 , Keiichi Sato 1 , In-Ho Im 1 , Ji-Ho Chang 2 , Takafumi Yao 1
1 Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan, 2 Major of Semiconductor Physics, Korea Maritime University, Pusan Korea (the Republic of)

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2:45 PM - T4.2
Sub 500 °C Vacuum Thermionic Energy Conversion based on Doped Diamond Thin Film Structures.

Franz Koeck 1 , Robert Nemanich 1
1 , Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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3:00 PM - **T4.3
Nano-structured Si-Ge Films Deposited by Low Frequency Plasma for Photovoltaic Application.

Andrey Kosarev 1 , Alfonso Torres 1 , Carlos Zuniga 1 , Marco Adamo 2 , Liborio Sanchez 1
1 Electronics, Institute National for Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics, Puebla, Puebla, Mexico, 2 , "Lambda Energia", S.A. de S.V., Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico

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3:30 PM - **T4.4
Flexible Thin-Si Solar Cell Devices for Mobile Energy.

Qi Wang 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden , Colorado, United States

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4:00 PM - T4
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4:30 PM - **T4.5
Mechanically Flexible Photovoltaic Devices for Distributed and Portable Energy Generation using Roll-to-Roll Processing.

Andrei Sazonov 1
1 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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5:00 PM - T4.6
Ink-jet Printed Carbon-based Micro-Supercapacitor for Integrated Energy Storage.

Magali Brunet 1 , Pierre-Louis Taberna 2 , Patrice Simon 2 , Norbert Fabre 1 , Veronique Conedera 1 , Fabien Mesnilgrente 1 , Hugo Durou 1 , Carole Rossi 1
1 UPR 8001, LAAS-CNRS, University of Toulouse, Toulouse France, 2 UMR 5085, CIRIMAT- CNRS, University of Toulouse, Toulouse France

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5:15 PM - T4.7
Flexible, Light Weight Supercapacitors from Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Thin Films.

Pritesh Hiralal 1 , Husnu Unalan 1 , Di Wei 2 , Gehan Amaratunga 1
1 Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 Nokia Reseach centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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5:30 PM - T4.8
Development of Ultrahigh Surface Area Porous Electrodes using Simultaneous and Sequential Meso- and Micro-structuring Methods.

Franchessa Maddox 1 , Catherine Cook 1 , Brenda O'Neil 1 2 3 , Leigh McKenzie 2 3 , Elizabeth Junkin 1 , Martin Bakker 1 2
1 Department of Chemistry, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, 2 Center for Materials for Information Technology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, 3 , Admiral Moorer Middle School, Eufala, Alabama, United States

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5:45 PM - T4.9
Nanostructured Pt-Based Electrodes for the Enhanced Electrocatalytic Activities.

Chunjoong Kim 1 , Yejun Park 1 , Changwoo Nahm 1 , Byungwoo Park 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National Univeristy, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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T5: Poster Session: Energy Storage Devices for Mobile Energy
Session Chairs
Andrei Sazonov
Wednesday AM, December 03, 2008
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - T5.1
A Noble Process for Ink-jet Printable LiCoO2 Nanoparticles and its Application to Lithium Thin Film Battery Prepared by Ink-jet Printing.

Jae-man Choi 1 , Moon-seok Kwon 1 , Hansu Kim 1 , Seok-kwang Doo 1
1 Energy group, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Younin-Si, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - T5.10
Computer Simulation of Structural Stability by Hydrogenation in Hydrogen Storage Materials.

Masahiko Katagiri 1 , Hidehiro Onodera 1 , Hiroshi Ogawa 2
1 , National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

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9:00 PM - T5.11
First Principles Studies of Silicon as a Negative Electrode Material for Lithium-ion Batteries.

Vincent Chevrier 1 , Josef Zwanziger 2 1 , Jeff Dahn 1 2
1 Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2 Chemistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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9:00 PM - T5.2
Structure and Electrochemical Hydriding Properties of Pd/Mg/Pd Thin Films Prepared by Pulsed Laser Deposition.

Said Bouhtiyya 1 , Lionel Roue 1
1 , INRS-EMT, Varennes, Quebec, Canada

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9:00 PM - T5.3
Thermodynamic Properties at the High Temperature of the Li-N-H Hydrogen Storage System.

Toshihisa Izuhara 1 , Hiroyuki Takeshita 1 , Keiko Kobayashi 1
1 Faculty of Chemistry, Materials and Bioengineering , Kanasi University, Suita-City, Osaka, Japan

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9:00 PM - T5.4
Amorphous Carbon Coated Counter Electrode for Electric Double Layer Capacitor.

H. Ino 1 , S. Ishigaki 1 , Yoshiyuki Show 1
1 Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Tokai University, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, Japan

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9:00 PM - T5.5
The Synthesis of Complex Metal Hydrides via Surfactant Templating.

Leo Seballos 1 , Eric Majzoub 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, University of Missouri, Saint Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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9:00 PM - T5.6
Wireless Reactive Power Transfer through the Natural Media.

Charles Van Neste 1 2 3 , Satish Mahajan 3 , Thomas Thundat 1
1 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 , Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 Electrical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee, United States

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9:00 PM - T5.7
Application of the Electric Double Layer Capacitors Formed with Carbon Nanotube to Secondary Power Source of Fuel Cell.

H. Yoshida 1 , H. Totani 1 , T. Heishi 1 , Yoshiyuki Show 1
1 Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Tokai University, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, Japan

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9:00 PM - T5.8
Continuous-flow, Vapor-phase Synthesis of Pt/Ru Nanoparticles in an Atmospheric-pressure Microplasma.

Laurentiu Andrei Lita 1 , Brian Nelson 1 , R. Mohan Sankaran 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - T5.9
Synthetic Clay/PVA Nanocomposite Membrane for Direct Methanl Fuel Cell.

Dharmaraj Raghavan 1 , Jason Ganley 2 , Nana KariKari 1 , Sheriff Abudu 1
1 Department of Chemistry, Howard University , Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, Howard University , Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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2008-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Gehan Amaratunga University of Cambridge
Arokia Nathan University College London
Munichandraiah Nookala Indian Institute of Science
Marshall C. Smart California Institute of Technology
T6/S7: Joint Session: Solid State Ionics for Mobile Energy
Session Chairs
Jennifer Rupp
Enrico Traversa
Wednesday AM, December 03, 2008
Back Bay A (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **T6.1/S7.1
Functional Impact of Nafion-Metal Oxide Composite Membranes in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells: The Elevated Temperature Operating Window.

Andrew Bocarsly 1 , Paul Majsztrik 1 , Jay Benziger 2
1 Department of Chemistry, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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10:00 AM - T6.2/S7.2
Influence of Titania Morphology on the Electrochemical Properties of Composite Polymer Electrolyte Membranes.

Debora Marani 1 2 , Chavalit Trakanprapai 1 , Silvia Licoccia 1 , Enrico Traversa 1 , Masaru Miyayama 2
1 NAST Center & Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Chimiche, Università di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Roma Italy, 2 Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan

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10:15 AM - T6.3/S7.3
Highly Conductive Polyelectrolyte Multilayers for Electrochemical Devices.

Avni Argun 1 , James Ashcraft 1 , Paula Hammond 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM - T6.4/S7.4
Titanium Body-Centered-Cubic (BCC) Alloys as Anodes for Lithium Ion Batteries.

Ruigang Zhang 1 , Shailesh Upreti 1 , M. Stanley Whittingham 1
1 , Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York, United States

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10:45 AM - T6.5/S7.5
Thermogalvanic Cells for Small-Scale Energy Harvesting and Storage.

Nicholas Hudak 1 , Glenn Amatucci 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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11:00 AM - T6/S7
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11:30 AM - T6.6/S7.6
Structural Optimization by TOhoku University Mixed-Basis Orbitals ab Initio Computation Method (TOMBO): Case Study of Hydrides and Molecules.

Ryoji Sahara 1 , Masaya Iwamoto 1 , Osamu Kikegawa 1 , Bahramy Saeed 1 , Ryunosuke Note 1 , Hiroshi Mizuseki 1 , Marcel Sluiter 2 , Yoshiyuki Kawazoe 1
1 , Institute for Materials Research, Sendai Japan, 2 , Dept of MSE, 3ME, TU Delft, Delft Netherlands

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11:45 AM - T6.7/S7.7
Synthesis of High Surface Area Pt-Ru Alloys for Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Methanol.

A. Anumol 1 , Aditi Halder 1 , Ravishankar Narayanan 1
1 Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India

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12:00 PM - T6.8/S7.8
Self-Filling Small-Scale Electrochemical Cells by Dual Laser Beam Processing.

John Brehm 1 , Alberto Pique 2 , Craig Arnold 1
1 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 2 , Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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12:15 PM - T6.9/S7.9
Solid Oxide Fuel Cell System for Air-independent Applications.

Louis Carreiro 1 , Alan Burke 1
1 Code 8231, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

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12:30 PM - T6.10/S7.10
Modeling of the Cycle Life of a Lithium-polymer Battery.

Chee Burm Shin 1 , Ui Seong Kim 1 , Won Jin Jeon 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Ajou University, Suwon Korea (the Republic of)

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T7: Fuel Cells
Session Chairs
Andrew Bocarsly
Wednesday PM, December 03, 2008
Liberty (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - T7.1
Nanosize PtRu Catalytic Activity Enhanced by Ligand Effect.

Shuji Goto 1 , Yuli Li 1 , Yoshihiro Kudo 1 , Akihiro Maesaka 1 , Naomi Nagasawa 1 , Tadashi Senoo 1 , Tsuyonobu Hatazawa 1
1 Advanced Materials Laboratories, Sony Corporation, Atsugi-shi Japan

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2:45 PM - T7.2
Ultrathin Nanocrystalline Lanthanum Strontium Cobalt Ferrite Cathode for Low Temperature Micro Solid Oxide Fuel Cells.

Bo-Kuai Lai 1 , Hui Xiong 1 , Alex Johnson 1 , Shriram Ramanathan 1
1 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:00 PM - T7.3
Ab-initio Prediction of Platinum Nanoparticle Dissolution in an Acid Aqueous Environment.

Byungchan Han 1 , Kristin Persson 1 , Gerbrand Ceder 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambrisdge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:15 PM - T7.4
Reaction-Limited Aggregates of Nanoporous Pt with High Surface Area.

B. Viswanath 1 , S. Patra 2 , N. Munichandraiah 2 , Ravishankar Narayanan 1
1 Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India, 2 Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India

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3:30 PM - **T7.5
Fabrication of Carbon Nitride Nanotubes for Hydrogen Storage.

Jeung Ku Kang 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Yuseong Gu, Daejeon, Korea (the Republic of)

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4:00 PM - T7
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4:30 PM - T7.6
Development of Ni-based Metallic Glassy Bipolar Plate for PEMFC.

Masanori Yokoyama 1 , Shin-ichi Yamaura 2 , Hisamichi Kimura 2 , Akihisa Inoue 2
1 , Hirosaki University, Hirosaki city Japan, 2 , Tohoku University, Sendai city Japan

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4:45 PM - T7.7
Metallographic and Numerical Characterization of MgH2-Mg System.

Annalisa Aurora 1 , Massimo Celino 1 , Fabrizio Cleri 2 , Daniele Mirabile Gattia 1 , Simone Giusepponi 1 3 , Amelia Montone 1 , Marco Vittori Antisari 1
1 , ENEA - CR Casaccia, S. Maria di Galeria (Rome) Italy, 2 , IEMN-CNRS, Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, Villeneuve d’Ascq Cedex France, 3 , CASPUR, Rome Italy

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5:00 PM - T7.8
Durable Electrocatalysts based on Titanium Nitride Nanoparticles for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells.

Bharat Avasarala 1 , Wenzhen Li 1 , Pradeep Haldar 1
1 College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering, University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, New York, United States

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5:15 PM - T7.9
Intercalation of Quasi-liquid-cation and Solid-anion Phase in the Hydrogen Storage Material Li2NH.

C. Araujo 1 , A. Blomqvist 1 , Ralph Scheicher 1 , Ping Chen 2 , Rajeev Ahuja 1 3
1 Department of Physics and Materials Science, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden, 2 Department of Physics and Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore, 3 Department of Materials and Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm Sweden

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5:30 PM - T7.10
Enhanced Hydrogen Storage Capabilities through Single Pd Atoms in Activated Carbon Fibers.

Klaus van Benthem 1 , Stephen Pennycook 2 , Cristian Contescu 2 , Nidia Gallego 2
1 Dept. for Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, United States, 2 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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5:45 PM - T7.11
Kinetics of Hydrogen Desorption in Pristine and Ti-doped NaAlH4 using Transition State Theory.

Gopi Krishna Phani Dathara 1 , Daniela Mainardi 1
1 Institute for Micromanufacturing, Louisiana Tech Universtiy, Ruston, Louisiana, United States

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