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Fall 2006 logo2006 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 27 - December 1, 2006 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Babu R. Chalamala, Louis J. Terminello, Helena Van Swygenhoven

 

Symposium BB : Mobile Energy

2006-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Gehan Amaratunga University of Cambridge
Munichandraiah Nookala Indian Institute of Science
Lawrence G. Scanlon Air Force Research Laboratory
Endo Morinobu Shinshu University
Arokia Nathan University College London
BB1: Batteries I
Session Chairs
Gehan Amaratunga
Arokia Nathan
Monday AM, November 27, 2006
Republic A (Sheraton)

9:00 AM - BB1.1
Photonic Crystal Structures as a Basis for a Three-Dimensionally Interpenetrating Electrochemical Cell System.

Andreas Stein 1 , Justin Lytle 1 , Nicholas Ergang 1 , Kyu Lee 3 , William Smyrl 2
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 3 , Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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9:15 AM - BB1.2
Microfabricated Solid State Thin Film Lithium Batteries.

Raphael Salot 1 , Sami Oukassi 1 2 3 , Jean-Pierre Pereira-Ramos 2
1 , CEA, Grenoble France, 2 , CNRS, Thiais France, 3 , STM, Crolles France

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9:30 AM - BB1.3
Towards 3-D Battery Integration: Thermodynamic and Kinetic Properties of Lithium Intercalation in Silicon Thin Films.

Rogier Niessen 1 , Loic Baggetto 2 , Peter Notten 1 2
1 Philips Research, Philips Electronic NV, Eindhoven Netherlands, 2 Chemical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands

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9:45 AM - BB1.4
Development of Multifunctional Structural Composite Batteries.

James Snyder 1 , R. Carter 1 , E. Wong 1 , P. Nguyen 1 , E. Ngo 1 , K. Xu 2 , E. Wetzel 1
1 Materials Division, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, United States, 2 Directed Energy & Power Generation Division, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, Maryland, United States

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10:00 AM - **BB1.5
An Oxygen Electrode and Crystalline Polymer Electrolytes for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries.

Aurelie Debart 1 , Yuri Andreev 1 , Takeshi Ogasawara 1 2 , Chuhong Zhang 1 , Jianli Bao 1 , Graham Armstrong 1 , Peter Bruce 1
1 Chemisty, University of St Andrews, St Andrews United Kingdom, 2 Mobile Energy Company, SANYO Electric Co., Ltd., Hyogo Japan

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10:30 AM - BB1.6
Three-Dimensional Battery Architectures.

Debra Rolison 1 3 , Jeffrey Long 1 , Bruce Dunn 2 , Henry White 3
1 Surface Chemistry, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 3 Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 2 Materials Science & Engineering, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States

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10:45 AM - BB1.7
Laser Printed Solid-State Rechargeable Li-ion Microbatteries.

Alberto Pique 1 , Heungsoo Kim 1 , Ray Auyeung 1
1 Materials Science & Technology Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **BB1.8
Prospecting for a Counterpart of Moore's Law for Rechargeable Batteries.

K.m. Abraham 1
1 , E-KEM Sciences, Needham, Massachusetts, United States

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12:00 PM - BB1.9
Microstructural Design of Rechargeable Lithium Ion Batteries for High Power Density Applications.

R. Edwin Garcia 1 , Yet-Ming Chiang 2
1 Materials Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - BB1.10
Electrophoretically Assembling Batteries into Small Spaces.

Ryan Wartena 1 , Yet-Ming Chiang 1
1 Department of Material Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:30 PM - **BB1.11
Recent Trends in Lithium Ion Batteries for Mobile Energy Storage.

M Stanley Whittingham 1
1 Chemistry and Materials, SUNY, Binghamton, New York, United States

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BB2: Batteries II
Session Chairs
Munichandraiah Nookala
Lawrence Scanlon
Monday PM, November 27, 2006
Republic A (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **BB2.1
Micro- and Nano-instrument Power.

Vassili Karanassios 1
1 , University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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BB3: Fuel Cells
Session Chairs
Munichandraiah Nookala
Lawrence Scanlon
Monday PM, November 27, 2006
Republic A (Sheraton)

3:00 PM - **BB3.1
Perspectives On The Mobile Energy Storage Systems Using Hydrogen Adsorption In Novel Nano-Composite Materials.

Renju Zacharia 1 , Sang Woon Hwang 1 , A. Stephan 1 , Kee Suk Nahm 1
1 , Chonbuk National University, Jeonju Korea (the Republic of)

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3:30 PM -
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4:30 PM - BB3.2
Modeling Platinum Loss in PEM Fuel Cell Cathodes.

Edward Holby 1 , Dane Morgan 1 , Yang Shao-Horn 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison , Wisconsin, United States, 2 , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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4:45 PM - BB3.3
Steam Reforming of Propane over Nickel Aluminate Catalysts

Hong He 1 , Jackie Ying 1
1 Chemical Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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5:00 PM - BB3.4
Proton Conducting Membranes Based on SPEEK/SiSPPSU Blend.

Maria Luisa Di Vona 1 , Debora Marani 1 2 , Enrico Traversa 1 , Silvia Licoccia 1 , Philippe Knauth 2
1 Scienze e Tecnologie Chimiche, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome Italy, 2 MADIREL (UMR 6121 CNRS), Université de Provence Centre St Jérôme, Marseille France

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5:15 PM - BB3.5
Characterization of Nickel and Cobalt catalysts for Steam Reforming of Methanol in Microreactors.

Debasish Kuila 1 , Krithi Shetty 1 , Shihuai Zhao 1 , Chris Marshall 2
1 IfM/Chemistry, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana, United States, 2 , Argonne National Lab, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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5:30 PM - BB3.6
Synthesis and Methane Combustion of Nanostructured Yttria-Zirconia Ceramics Composite.

Jianyi Cui 1 , Jackie Ying 3 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Techonology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, The Nanos Singapore

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5:45 PM - BB3.7
Characteristics of Au, Pt, Fe, and Ni Multi-metallic Nanoparticle Catalyst Systems.

Derrick Mott 1 , Andrew Smith 1 , Jeffrey Galkowski 1 , Jin Luo 1 , Chuan-Jian Zhong 1
1 Chemistry, State Univ. of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States

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BB4: Poster Session: Energy Storage Devices for Mobile Energy
Session Chairs
Ghassan Jabbour
Kee Suk Nahm
Monday PM, November 27, 2006
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - BB4.1
Carbon Embedded and -Supported Platinum-Clusters made by Flame Synthesis.

Frank Ernst 1 , Robert Buchel 1 , Reto Strobel 1 , Sotiris Pratsinis 1
1 Particle Technology Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland

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9:00 PM - BB4.10
Characterization Of Aluminum Anode Thin Films On Various Substrates For Thin Film Battery

Arun Patil 1 , Dong Wook Shin 2 1 , Ji-Won Choi 1 , Seok-Jin Yoon 1 , Yong Soo Cho 2
1 Thin Film Materials Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - BB4.11
Modeling and Fabrication of MEMS Piezoeletric Vibration Energy Harvesters.

Woo Sik Kim 1 , Anna Mracek 1 , Brian Wardle 1
1 Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.13
Nanocatalysts for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis to Higher Alkanes Using an Array of Microreactors.

Debasish Kuila 1 , Shirish Mehta 1 , Shihuai Zhao 1 , Upali Siriwardane 1
1 IfM/Chemistry, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.14
Acid-functionalized Carbon Nanotube-Nafion Composite Membrane for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Application.

Jingyu Hyeon-Lee 1 , Myungsup Jung 1 , Seokgwang Doo 1
1 Energy and Materials Research Laboratory, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Suwon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - BB4.15
Size Control, Characterization and Hydrogenation Studies of Fuel Cell Nanocatalysts.

Anatoly Frenkel 1 , Sarah Azran 1 , Bursky-Tammam Nina 1 , Gabriel Cwilich 1 , Eliot Deutsch 1 , Elie Horowitz 1 , Nathan Hould 2 , Leah Kanner 1 , Daniel Lowenstein 1 , Adam Mayerhoff 1 , Yardanna Platt 1 , Miriam Rafailovich 2 , Sidney Schechet 1 , Michelle Simpser 1 , Dina Turetsky 1 , David Wermuth 1 , Juan Zhou 2 , Sijia Zhao 2 , Fredy Zypman 1
1 Physics, Yeshiva University, New York, New York, United States, 2 Materials Science , Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.16
Temperature Dependence Study of Gas Permeability in Metal Doped Composite Polymeric Membranes.

Yogesh Vijay 1 , A. Jain 1 , N. Acharya 1 , Kamlendra Awasthi 1 , Vaibhav Kulshrestha 1
1 Department of Physics, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur India

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9:00 PM - BB4.2
Demonstration of a Novel Alkaline Battery Cathode Material: Periodate Salts.

Stuart Licht 1 , Xingwen Yu 1
1 , University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.3
Synthesis and Analysis of Ag2FeO4 Fe(VI) Ferrate Super-iron Cathodes.

Stuart Licht 1 , Lan Yang 1
1 Chemistry , University of Massachusetts , Boston , Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.4
Structural, Magnetic and Electrochemical Properties of the Spinel LiMn2-yCoyO4 Nanosized Powders.

Noureddine Amdouni 1 , Francois Gendron 2 , Alain Mauger 3 , Christian Julien 4
1 PCMS, Universite de Tunis, Tunis Tunisia, 2 Institut des NanoSciences de Paris, Universite P & M Curie, Paris France, 3 MIPPU, CNRS, Paris France, 4 Institut des NanoSciences de Paris, Universite P & M Curie, Paris France

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9:00 PM - BB4.5
Electrochemical Features of Li-Ni-Mn-Co Oxides.

Ashraf Abdel-Ghany 1 , Karim Zaghib 2 , Francois Gendron 3 , Alain Mauger 4 , Ahmed Eid 5 , Ahmed Hashem 6 , Christian Julien 7
1 INSP, Universite P & M Curie, Paris France, 2 , IREQ, Varennes, Quebec, Canada, 3 INSP, Universite P & M Curie, Paris France, 4 MIPPU, CNRS, Paris France, 5 , National Research Center, Ghiza Egypt, 6 , National Research Center, Ghiza Egypt, 7 Institu des NanoSciences de Paris, Universite P & M Curie, Paris France

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9:00 PM - BB4.6
Long-Term Stability of Primary Film Battery for Radio Frequency Identification(RFID) Tag and Ubiquitous Sensor Node.

Young-Gi Lee 1 , Junho Yeo 2 , Cheol Sig Pyo 3 , Kwangseuk Kyhm 4 , Kuk Young Cho 5 , Kwang Sun Ryu 1
1 Ionics Devices Team , Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI), Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 RFID System Research Team, Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI), Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 3 RFID/USN Research Group, Electronics & Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI), Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 4 Research Center for Dielectric & Advanced Matter Physics, School of Physics, Pusan National University, Pusan Korea (the Republic of), 5 Division of Advanced Materials Engineering, Kongju National University, Kongju, Chungnam, Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - BB4.7
Solid Oxide Fuel Cells in Unmanned Undersea Vehicle Applications.

Louis Carreiro 1 , A. Burke 1
1 , Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

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9:00 PM - BB4.8
Modeling of the Thermal Behavior of a Lithium-polymer Battery.

Ui Seong Kim 1 , Say Hoon Jeon 1 , Chee Burm Shin 1 , Hyeon-Taik Hong 1 , Chi-Su Kim 2
1 Chemical Engineering, Ajou University, Suwon Korea (the Republic of), 2 Battery R&D Center, VK Corporation, Pyeongtaek Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - BB4.9
Thermoelectric Power Devices Based on InN Thin Films.

Takayuki Matsumoto 1 , Shigeo Yamaguchi 1 2 , Atsushi Yamamoto 3
1 EEIE, Kanagawa University, Yokohama Japan, 2 High-Tech Research Center, Kanagawa University, Yokomaha Japan, 3 Energy Technology Research Institute, AIST, Tsukuba Japan

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2006-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Gehan Amaratunga University of Cambridge
Munichandraiah Nookala Indian Institute of Science
Lawrence G. Scanlon Air Force Research Laboratory
Endo Morinobu Shinshu University
Arokia Nathan University College London
BB5: Cathodes and Anodes
Session Chairs
Peter Bruce
Vassili Karanassios
Tuesday AM, November 28, 2006
Republic A (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - BB5.1
Iron Phosphates as Cathodes of Lithium-Ion Batteries.

Shijun Wang 1 , M. Stanley Whittingham 1
1 Materials Science, SUNY at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States

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9:45 AM - BB5.2
Investigation of Li-Ion Intercalation Properties of Tunnel-Structured Manganese Oxides.

Malgorzata Gulbinska 1 , Weina Li 2 , Vincent Crisostomo 2 , Steven Suib 2 3
1 Lithion, Inc., Yardney Technical Products, Inc., Pawcatuck, Connecticut, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 3 Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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10:00 AM - **BB5.3
High Performance of Lithium Iron Phosphates for HEV with Quality Control made by Magnetometry.

Christian Julien 1 , Karim Zaghib 2 , Alain Mauger 3 , Francois Gendron 4
1 Institut des NanoSciences de Paris, Universite P & M Curie, Paris France, 2 , Institut de Recherche d'Hydro-Québec, Varennes, Quebec, Canada, 3 MIPPU, CNRS, Paris France, 4 Institut des NanoSciences de Paris, Universite P & M Curie, Paris France

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10:45 AM - BB5.5
Atomic-Scale Studies of the LiFePO4 Olivine-Type Battery Material: Defects, Dopants and Surface Structures.

M.Saiful Islam 1 , Craig Fisher 1 , Peter Slater 2
1 Chemistry, University of Bath, Bath United Kingdom, 2 Chemistry, University of Surrey, Guildford United Kingdom

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - BB5.6
Comparison of Structure and Physical Properties of High- and Low-Rate Olivine Cathodes for Lithium-ion Batteries.

Nonglak Meethong 1 , Hsiao-Ying Huang 1 , Scott Speakman 2 , Craig Carter 1 , Yet-Ming Chiang 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Center for Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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11:45 AM - BB5.7
First-principles Modeling of Thermal Stability of Cathode Materials in Li-ion Batteries.

Lei Wang 1 , Thomas Maxisch 1 , Gerbrand Ceder 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Techonology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:30 PM - BB5.9
Synthesis, Structure, and Electrochemical Properties of Li4Ti5O12.

Chintalapalle Ramana 1 , Satoshi Utsunomiya 1 , Udo Becker 1 , Rodney Ewing 1 2 , Karim Zaghib 3 , Christian Julien 4
1 Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 , Institut de Recherches d'Hydro-Québec, Varennes, Quebec, Canada, 4 Institut des Nano-Sciences de Paris, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris France

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12:45 PM - BB5.10
Structural and Compositional Properties of Nanocrystalline Si-Cr Alloy Anodes for Thin Film Battery

Arun Patil 1 , Dong Wook Shin 2 1 , Ji-Won Choi 1 , Seok-Jin Yoon 1
1 Thin Film Materials Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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BB6: Energy Conversion
Session Chairs
Christian Julien
Tuesday PM, November 28, 2006
Republic A (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **BB6.1
Semi-transparent Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells on Inexpensive Plastic Substrates.

Arun Madan 1 2
1 , MV Systems, Inc., Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 Dept. of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden , Colorado, United States

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3:00 PM - **BB6.2
Flexible Organic Photovoltaics.

Ghassan Jabbour 1
1 Dept. of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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3:30 PM - BB6.3
Microstructural Effects of Thermoelectric Nanowire Composites

Mara Howell 1 , R. Edwin Garcia 1 , Timothy Sands 1 2
1 School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 2 School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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3:45 PM - BB6.4
Mechanical-to-electrical Energy Conversion of Thin-film Piezoelectric Membrane Laminates for Micropower Generation.

Dylan Morris 1 , Leland Weiss 2 , Cecilia Richards 2 , Robert Richards 2 , David Bahr 2
1 Center for Materials Research, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, Washington, United States, 2 Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States

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4:00 PM -
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BB7: Capacitors
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, November 28, 2006
Republic A (Sheraton)

4:30 PM - BB7.1
Electrochemical Supercapacitor Studies of Nano Structured MnO2.

Munichandraiah Nookala 1 , Devaraj Sankar 1
1 Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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4:45 PM - BB7.2
Activated Carbons for High Power Energy Storage: Below the Surface of Non-Faradaic Reactions.

Prabeer Barpanda 1 2 , Glenn Amatucci 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 2 Energy Storage Research group, , New Jersey Technology Centre,, North Brunswick,, New Jersey, United States

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5:00 PM - BB7.3
Novel Nanoporous Carbon Derived from Coal Tar Pitch/polyethylene Glycol Diacid Blends as Electrodes for Ultracapacitors.

Ramakrishnan Rajagopalan 1 , Keith Perez 2 , Henry Foley 1 2
1 Materials Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:15 PM - BB7.4
Mesoporous Carbon Materials as Electrodes for Electrochemical Double-Layer Capacitor.

Sea Park 1 , Chengdu Liang 2 , Sheng Dai 2 , Nancy Dudney 1 , David DePaoli 3
1 Material Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 Nuclear Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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5:30 PM - BB7.5
On the Fly Modifications of electrochemical Materials During Direct-write Deposition for Energy Storage Applications.

Nicholas Kattamis 1 2 , Christina Peabody 1 2 , Craig Arnold 1 2
1 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 2 Princeton Institute for Science and Technology of Materials, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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5:45 PM - BB7.6
Development of Nano-Micro-Macro-Structured Porous Nickel Electrodes for use in Supercapacitors.

Jason Manning 1 2 , Roger Campbell 1 , Brenda O'Neil 1 , Leigh McKenzie 1 , Renee Woo 2 , Martin Bakker 1 2 , George Havrilla 3
1 Center for Materials for Information Technology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, 2 The Department of Chemistry, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, 3 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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2006-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Gehan Amaratunga University of Cambridge
Munichandraiah Nookala Indian Institute of Science
Lawrence G. Scanlon Air Force Research Laboratory
Endo Morinobu Shinshu University
Arokia Nathan University College London
BB8/AA7: Joint Session: Solid State Ionics for Mobile Energy
Session Chairs
Rosa Palacin
Stanley Whittingham
Wednesday AM, November 29, 2006
Republic B (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **BB8.1/AA7.1
Enabling Aspects of Metal Halide Nanocompositesfor Reversible Energy Storage.

Glenn Amatucci 1 , Fadwa Badway 1 , Nathalie Pereira 1 , Wei Tong 1 , Irene Plitz 1 , Jafar Al-Sharab 1 , Frederick Cosandey 1 , Adam Skrzypczak 1 , John Gural 1
1 Energy Storage Research Group, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, North Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

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10:00 AM - BB8.2/AA7.2
A Study on the LiMn2O4 Cathodes with Mesh-like Structures for Li Secondary Batteries.

Min Park 1 , Dong-Hoon Chung 1 , Bong-Kwan Shin 1 , Seung-Ki Joo 1
1 School pf Material Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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10:15 AM - BB8.3/AA7.3
Nanosized Amorphous Materials as Anodes for Lithium Batteries.

Quan Fan 1 , M. Stanley Whittingham 1
1 Department of Chemistry, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States

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10:30 AM - BB8.4/AA7.4
Macroporous Silicon Inverse Opals as Electrodes for Lithium-Ion Secondary Batteries.

Alexei Esmanski 1 , Geoffrey Ozin 1
1 Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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10:45 AM - BB8.5/AA7.5
Preparation and Characterization of ALD TiN Thin Films on Lithium Titanate Spinel (Li4Ti5O12) for Lithium Ion Battery Applications.

Mark Snyder 1 , Boris Ravdel 4 , Joseph DiCarlo 4 , M. Wheeler 1 , Carl Tripp 2 3 , William DeSisto 1 3
1 Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, United States, 4 , Lithion Corp., Pawcatuck, Connecticut, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, United States, 3 Laboratory for Surface Science & Technology (LASST), University of Maine, Orono, Maine, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **BB8.6/AA7.6
Nanostructured Catalysts for Portable Fuel Cells Applications.

Vincenzo Antonucci 1 , Vincenzo Baglio 1 , Alessandra Di Blasi 1 , Alessandro Stassi 1 , Claudia D'Urso 1 , Antonino Arico' 1
1 Energy and Transport, CNR-ITAE, Messina Italy

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12:00 PM - BB8.7/AA7.7
Synthesis of Bimetallic and Trimetallic Alloy Nanoparticles as Catalysts in Fuel Cells.

Peter Njoki 1 , Jin Luo 1 , Bilal Khan 1 , Suprav Mishra 1 , Ravishanker Sujakumar 1 , Chuan-Jian Zhong 1
1 Chemistry, State Univ. of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States

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12:15 PM - BB8.8/AA7.8
Passive Air Breathing Fuel Cells For Portable Applications: What are the Limits to Cathode Performance?

Ryan O'Hayre 1 2 , Tibor Fabian 2 , Shawn Litster 2 , Fritz Prinz 2 , Juan Santiago 2
1 Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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12:30 PM - BB8.9/AA7.9
Direct-Write Microfabrication of Single-Chamber Solid Oxide Fuel Cells with Interdigitated Electrodes.

Melanie Kuhn 1 , Teko Napporn 2 , Michel Meunier 2 , Daniel Therriault 1 , Srikar Vengallatore 3
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2 Department of Engineering Physics, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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12:45 PM - BB8.10/AA7.10
Materials and Design Study for Micromachined Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Membranes.

Samuel Rey-Mermet 1 , Paul Muralt 1
1 STI-IMX-LC, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne Switzerland

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