Symposium R: Materials for Renewable Energy at the Society and Technology Nexus

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Materials for Renewable Energy at the Society and Technology Nexus
April 14 - 16, 2009




Chairs 

David Ginley

   

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Rahul Tongia

   

Carnegie Mellon University


* Invited paper

SESSION R1: Energy and Environment
Chairs: Betsy Fleischer and David Ginley
Tuesday Morning, April 14, 2009
Room 2018 (Moscone West)

8:00 AM *R1.1
Wireless Sensor Networks for Energy and Process Monitoring Dan Steingart, Chemical Engineering, City College of New York, New York, New York.

8:30 AM *R1.2
The Global Energy Landscape Revisited. V. S. Arunachalam1, Anshu Bharadwaj1 and E. L Fleischer2; 1Center for Study of Science, Technology & Policy, Bangalore, India; 2Materials Research Society, Warrendale, Pennsylvania.

9:15 AM *R1.3
Quantifying the Flow of Exergy and Carbon through the Natural and Human Systems. Richard Sassoon1, Weston A Hermann2, Ljuba Miljkovic1, I-Chun Hsiao1, Aaron J Simon3 and Sally Benson1; 1GCEP, Stanford University, Stanford, California; 2Tesla Motors, San Carlos, California; 3Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM R1.4
Green Innovation: Product, Process and Business Innovation Gains for Competitive Advantage. Shiva S Hullavarad and Nilima V Hullavarad; Office of Electronic Miniaturization, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska.

10:45 AM *R1.5
Conventional vs Sustainable Transportation Fuels for the Future Russell Robert Chianelli, MRTI, UTEP, El Paso, Texas.

11:30 AM *R1.6
Increasing Use of Recycled and Renewable Materials in Production Planning. Elsa A. Olivetti1, Randolph Kirchain1,2 and Frank Field2; 1Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Engineering Systems Division, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

 

SESSION R2: Photovoltaics
Chairs: George Crabtree and Phil Parilla
Tuesday Afternoon, April 14, 2009
Room 2018 (Moscone West)


1:30 PM *R2.1
Materials Challenges in Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion. Reuben T. Collins1 and David S Ginley2; 1Physics Department, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado; 2National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado.

2:15 PM R2.2
Abstract Withdrawn

2:30 PM *R2.3
Steady as She Goes: Sustaining Rapid Growth in Photovoltaics. John P. Benner1 and Marie K. Mapes2; 1National Center for Photovoltaics, NREL, Golden, Colorado; 2U. S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC.

3:15 PM BREAK

3:30 PM *R2.4
Prospects for Organic Solar Cells Michael David McGehee, Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

4:15 PM R2.5
Predicting Electronic Properties and Efficiencies of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. Bryan M. Wong, Materials Chemistry, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California.

4:30 PM *R2.6
Towards Highly Efficient Organic Solar Cells: Lateral Architecture for Absorption Enhancement. Rafi Shikler1,3 and Iris Visoly-Fisher2,3; 1Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel; 2Chemistry, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel; 3IK Institute of Nanoscience and technology, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.

 

SESSION R3: Fuel Cells and Hydrogen I
Chairs: Reuben Collins and Sam Mao
Wednesday Morning, April 15, 2009
Room 2018 (Moscone West)


8:00 AM *R3.1
Novel Materials for Fuel Cell and Fuel Reforming Applications Yingke Zhou1, Robert Pasquarelli1, Michael Sanders1, Tim Holme2, Grover Coors4, Joe Berry3, David Ginley3 and Ryan O'Hayre1; 1Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado; 2Mechanical Engineering, Stanford Unviersity, Stanford, California; 3National Renewable Energy Laboratroy, Golden, Colorado; 4Ceramatec Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah.

8:45 AM R3.2
Proton Conductivity in Co-doped Perovskite Oxide BaZr0.5In0.25Yb0.25O3-δ.Istaq Ahmed1, Sten G Eriksson1 and Elisabet Ahlberg2; 1Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden; 2Chemistry, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.

9:00 AM R3.3
Synthesis of NiO/YSZ-YSZ Nano Composite Powders and Their Application for SOFC Anodes. Dae Il Yoon1,2, Jong Jin Lee1, Sang Hoon Hyun1 and Jae Hyuk Jang3; 1Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, South; 2The Specialized Graduate School of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, South; 3Samsung Electro-Mechanics, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, Korea, South.

9:15 AM R3.4
Synthesis of YSZ and Ti: YSZ by Emulsion Precipitation Method and its Impedance Study. Manasa Kumar Rath, Susant K Acharya and Byung G Ahn; Major Electronic Materials Engineering, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Cholla Buk Do, Korea, South.

9:30 AM R3.5
High-temperature Oxidation of Metallic Alloys for SOFC Interconnects: Stress and Morphological Developments during Oxide Scale Growth and Influence of Reactive Elements. Audric Saillard1,2, Mohammed Cherkaoui1,2, Laurent Capolungo3 and Esteban P Busso4; 1Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia; 2UMI 2958 Georgia Tech - CNRS, Metz, France; 3Materials Science and Technology Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico; 4Centre des Matériaux, Mines ParisTech, Evry, France.

9:45 AM R3.6
Utilizing Micro X-Ray Tomography, ESEM, and ICP-MS to Characterize MEA/GDE Properties
Mark Nelson, Tommy Rockward, Gang Wu, Rodney Borup and Fernando Garzon; MPA-11, Materials Physics and Applications Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM R3.7
The Synthesis and Characterization of Durable Electrocatalyst Nanocomposite Supports Kimberly Michelle Cross and Yunfeng Lu; Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.

10:45 AM R3.8
Enhanced Electroactivities of Tungsten Carbides Supported Catalysts for Low Temperature Fuel Cells. Dong Jin Ham, Jae Sung Lee, Gang Hong Bae and Duck Hyun Youn; Chemical engineering, Pohang university of science and technology, Pohang, Korea, South.

11:00 AM R3.9
High-Throughput Optimization of Polyimide Blends for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuels Cells. Keith Gregory Reed and Carson Meredith; Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.

11:15 AM R3.10
Ionic Conductivity of NASICON-like MI3PO4-MIIIPO4 (MI-Li, Na; MIII-In, Sc) Phases. Galina Zimina1, Anna Potapova1, Irina Smirnova1, Felix Spiridonov2, Sergey Stefanovich2, Mariya Zhuravleva1 and Andrey Novoselov1; 1Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering for Rare and Dispersed Elements, Lomonosov Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology, Moscow, Russia; 2Department of Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.

 

SESSION R4: Fuel Cells and Hydrogen II
Chairs: Ryan O'Hayre and Elsa Olivetti
Wednesday Afternoon, April 15, 2009
Room 2018 (Moscone West)


1:30 PM *R4.1
Materials and the Sustainable Energy Challenge. George Crabtree, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois.

2:00 PM *R4.2
AlN Nanostructures as Potential Hydrogen Storage Materials. Qiang Sun1, Qian Wang2 and Puru Jena2; 1Department of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Peking University, Beijing, China; 2Physics Department, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.

2:45 PM BREAK

3:15 PM R4.3
Microporous Carbon Nitride Spheres and Their Hydrogen Storage Properties. Se Yun Kim1,2, Won Hyuk Suh2, Jung Hoon Choi1, Yoo Soo Yi3, Sung Keun Lee3, Galen D Stucky2 and Jeung Ku Kang1; 1Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, South; 2Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California; 3School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Seoul University, Seoul, Korea, South.

3:30 PM R4.4
Nanosized (complex) Metal Hydrides for Hydrogen Storage Prepared by Melt Infiltration of Porous Carbons. Philipp Adelhelm, René Bogerd, Jinbao Gao, Krijn P de Jong and Petra E de Jongh; Debye Institute for NanoMaterials Science, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands.

3:45 PM R4.5
Numerical Analysis and Experimental Verification of the Exothermic Absorption Process for High-density Hydrogen Storage Vessels using TiCrV Metal Hydride Alloy. Sang-kun Oh1, Sung-Wook Cho2 and Kyung-woo Yi1; 1Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, South; 2Korea Institute of Geoscience & Mineral Resources, Daejeon, Korea, South.

4:00 PM R4.6
Combinatorial Investigation of Mg-Tm (transition metals) Jason Ryan Hattrick-Simpers1, Edwin J Heilweil2 and Leonid A Bendersky1; 1Materials Science Lab, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersbug, Maryland; 2Physics Lab, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersbug, Maryland.

4:15 PM R4.7
Hydrogen Storage Properties of Mg-Ti-H System Prepared by Mechanical Milling Jun Lu1, Zhigang Z Fang1, Young Joon Choi1, Hong Yong Sohn1 and Eva Ronnebro2; 1Metallurgical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah; 2Sandia National Lab, Livermore, California.

 

SESSION R5: Poster Session
Wednesday Evening, April 15, 2009
8:00 PM
Salon Level (Marriott)


R5.1
High-rate Discharge Ability and Cycling Performance of Carbon-coated LiFePO4 Cathode Material. Xiaoke Zhi and Guangchuan Liang; Institute of Power Source & Ecomaterials Science, Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, China.

R5.2
The Preparation and Characterization of Olivine LiFePO4/C Doped with Nb2O5 by a Carbothermal Method. Xiaoke Zhi and Guangchuan Liang; Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, China.

R5.3
Preparation of Dense Cu(In1-xGax)Se2 Targets by the Mechanochemical Method Deuk Ho Yeon, Hee Jeen Kim, Bhaskar C. Mohanty, Yeon Hwa Jo, Ik Jin Choi and Yong Soo Cho; Materials science and engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, South.

R5.4
High Energy Density Cathode Materials for Rechargeable Li Ion Power Batteries. Rahul Singhal1, Rajesh Katiyar2, Ricky Valentin2 and Ram S Katiyar1; 1Physics, University of Puerto rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico; 2Mechanical engineering, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.

R5.5
Structure and Properties of the Composite Cathode in La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3-La2NiO4+δ System for IT-SOFC. Bok-Hee Kim1, Min Chen2, Byeong-Hwa Moon1, Byung-Guk Ahn1 and Qing Xu3; 1Div. of Advanced Materials Engineering, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Jeonbuk, Korea, South; 2Department of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Engineering, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Jeonbuk, Korea, South; 3School of Materials Science and Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

R5.6
Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Membranes for Proton Conductor at Intermediate Temperatures. Junji Umeda, Makoto Moriya, Wataru Sakamoto and Toshinobu Yogo; EcoTopia Science Institute, Nagoya University, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.

R5.7
Low Temperature Sintering of Sr-, Mg- doped Lanthanum Gallate by Control of Sintering Atmosphere. Jaemyung Chang and Suk-Joong L Kang; MSE, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, South.

R5.8
The Y-substituted BaZrO3 Proton Conductor for Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and Similar Solid State Electrochemical Devices Alejandro Ovalle1, Artur Braun1, Vladimir Pomjakushin2, Antonio Cervellino3, Jan Embs2 and Thomas Graule1; 1Laboratory for High Performance Ceramics, EMPA, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing & Research, Duebendorf, Switzerland; 2Laboratory for Neutron Scattering, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland; 3Swiss Light Source, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland.

R5.9
Highly Faceted Multioctahedral Pt Nanocrystals as Oxygen-Reduction Electrocatalysts with Enhanced Durability. Byungkwon Lim and Younan Xia; Biomedical Engineering, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri.

R5.10
Synthesis and Electrical Properties of Non-fluorinated Diblock Copolymer Based on Poly(arylene sulfone ether ketone) and Poly(sulfonated styrene-co-acrylonitrile) for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell. Tae Ann Kim and Won Ho Jo; Material Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, South.

R5.11
Synthesis and characterization of Mixed Conducting Oxide Cathodes for Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Ki Woog Song, Ki Tea Lee, Jong Yeol Yoo and Chun Kang Jo; advanced Materials Engineering, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, ChollaBukDo, Korea, South.

R5.12
Synthesis of YSZ by Emulsion Precipitation Method and its Impedance Study. Yun Ho Yang, Manasa Kumar Rath, Susant K Acharya and B. G Ahn; Major Electronic Materials Engineering, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Cholla Buk Do, Korea, South.

R5.13
Fabrication of Nanomodified Anodes for Power Density Enhancement of Microbial Fuel Cells. Rebecca Filardo Schaller1, Yanzhen Fan2, Shoutao Xu2, Hong Liu2 and Jun Jiao1; 1Physics, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon; 2Biological and Ecological Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

R5.14
Microwave Assisted Syntheses of Stable Solvent Based Colloidal Sols of Tailored Ceria Nanoparticles. Olivier J Poncelet1, Julien Jouhannaud1 and Denis Chaumont2; 1L2T/LITEN, CEA Grenoble, Grenoble, France; 2UMR5209 CNRS, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France.

R5.15
Effect of Electropulsing Treatment on Texture Development of Cold Rolling AZ31 Strip. Guan Lei and Tang Guoyi; Advanced Materials Institute, Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, Shenzhen, China.

R5.16
Pseudo Capacitance of Nano Structured Metal Oxide Films in Gas Phase. Ilia Kiselev1, Vyacheslav Musatov2 and Martin Sommer1; 1The Institute for Microstructure Technology, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany; 2Saratov State Technical University, Saratov, Russia.

R5.17
Reversible Solid State Capture and Storage of Carbon Dioxide with Hydroxylated Amidines Myung-Sook Kim and Ji-Woong Park; Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju, Korea, South.

R5.18
Abstract Withdrawn

R5.19
Purification of Refined Metallurgical-grade Silicon up to Solar Grade Silicon by Extraction. Sergey Karabanov1,2, Dmitriy Suvorov1,2 and Boris Sazhin1; 1Ryazan Metal Ceramics Instrumentation Plant JSC, Ryazan, Russia; 2Ryazan State Radio Engineering University, Ryazan, Russia.

R5.20
Influence of Cu for Ca on Thermoelectric Properties of Ca3-xCuxCo4O9 (0≤x≤0.3) Kyeongsoon Park1, J. W Choi1, S. W Nam1, M. H Heo1 and W. S Seo2; 1Sejong University, Seoul, Korea, South; 2Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering and Technology, Seoul, Korea, South.

R5.21
Microstructure and Thermoelectric Properties of Cu-added Na(Co1-xCux)2O4 (0≤x≤0.2) Thermoelectric Compounds Kyeongsoon Park1, S. W Nam1, J. W Choi1, M. H Heo1 and W. S Seo2; 1Sejong University, Seoul, Korea, South; 2Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering and Technology, Seoul, Korea, South.

R5.22
Effect of Substrate Temperature on the Molecular Orientation of Subphthalocyanine Thin Film Chi-Ta Chou1, Wei-Li Tang1, Chin-Hsin J Liu1, Kuei-Hsien Chen2 and Li-Chyong Chen3; 1Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan; 2Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan; 3ICenter for Condensed Matter Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

R5.23
Electrical Properties and Crystallographic Characterization of Ho2O3 Doped BI2O3 Polymorphs. Mehmet Bozoklu1, Semra Durmus1, Meral Gokkoyun1, Selma Erat2,3, Artur Braun2, Hulya Metin4 and Mehmet Ari1; 1Department of Physics, University of Erciyes, Kayseri, Turkey; 2Empa, - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing & Research, Dubendorf, Switzerland; 3Department for Nonmetallic Inorganic Materials, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; 4Department of Physics, University of Mersin, Mersin, Turkey.

R5.24
Electrical Properties and Crystallographic Characterization of Gd2O3 Doped BI2O3 Polymorphs. Semra Durmus1, Mehmet Bozoklu1, Meral Gokkoyun1, Selma Erat2,3, Artur Braun2, Hulya Metin4 and Mehmet Ari1; 1Department of Physics, University of Erciyes, Kayseri, Turkey; 2Empa, - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing & Research, Dubendorf, Switzerland; 3Department for Nonmetallic Inorganic Materials, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; 4Department of Physics, University of Mersin, Mersin, Turkey.

R5.25
Charge Transfer in LSF-Ni System Monitored by Core Level Soft X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Oxygen. Selma Erat1,2, Artur Braun1, Alejandro Ovalle1, Zhi Liu3, Ludwig J. Gauckler2 and Thomas Graule1,4; 1Empa, - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing & Research, Dubendorf, Switzerland; 2Department for Nonmetallic Inorganic Materials, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; 3Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California; 4Technische Universität Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany.

R5.26
Development of Bottom ash Block for control Surface Temeperature of Pavement and Non-point Source Pollution. Jong-Bin Park1, Sang Ho Lee2, Ree Ho Kim2 and Hee Bum Pyun1; 1Environment Research Division, Korea Institute of Construction Technology, Goyang, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea, South; 2Advanced Environment Technology Research Division, Korea Institute of Construction Technology, Goyang, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea, South.

R5.27
Synthesis of Platinum cube & Hexapod Nanostructures via Modified Polyol Process Sang-Beom Han, Kyung-Won Park and Choonkoo Zho; Chemical and Evironmental Engineering, Soongsil University, Seoul, Korea, South.

R5.28
Polymer Composites of Carbon Nanotube as Counter Electrode of Dye-sensitized Solar Cells. Benhu Fan, Xiaoguang Mei, Kuan Sun and Jianyong Ouyang; Materials Science and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

R5.29
Optimizing TiO2 Electrodes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Xiaojuan Fan, Physics, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia.

R5.30Next Generation of Phase Change Composites for Thermal Storage in Solar Steam Electrical Plants. Milka M. Hadjieva1, Metodi Bozukov1 and Tsenka Tsacheva2; 1Central Laboratory of Solar Energy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria; 2Institute of Physical Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria.

 

SESSION R6: Batteries
Chairs: Ryan O'Hayre and Phil Parilla
Thursday Morning, April 16, 2009
Room 2018 (Moscone West)


8:00 AM *R6.1
Present Status of Energy Storage for Portable and Stationary Application: Materials Limitations. M. Stanley Whittingham, Chemistry and Materials, SUNY, Binghamton, New York.

8:45 AM R6.2
Evaluating System Approaches to Alkaline Battery Recycling. Elsa A. Olivetti1,3, Randolph Kirchain1,2 and Jeremy Gregory3; 1Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Engineering Systems Division, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 3Energy Initiative, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

9:00 AM R6.3
V2O5 Nanorods for High-performance Li Ion Intercalation. Alexey Glushenkov and Ying Chen; Department of Electronic Materials Engineering, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

9:15 AM R6.4
Nanostructured Anodes for Li-Ion Batteries Ming Au, Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, South Carolina.

9:30 AM R6.5
Coating of pre-formed Si Nanoparticles with Hydrothermal Carbon as Novel Anode Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries Titirici Maria Magdalena1, Hu Yong-Sheng2, Demir-Cakan Rezan1, Mueller Jens-Oliver3, Schloegl Robert3, Maier Joachim2 and Antonietti Markus1; 1Colloid Chemistry, Max-Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany; 2Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgard, Germany; 3Fritz-Haber Institute of the Max-Planck Society, Berlin, Germany.

9:45 AM R6.6
Encapsulation of Silicon Nanoparticles in Carbon Nanofibers for Li-ion Batteries Application. Chunlei Wang, Yan Yu, Abirami Dhanabalan and Kevin Bechtold; Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Florida International University, Miami, Florida.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM R6.7
Tuning Porous Nanostructure Materials for Supercapacitor. Zheng Chen, Kim Cross and Yunfeng Lu; UCLA, Los Angeles, California.

10:45 AM R6.8
Effects of ZnO Coating on the Electrochemical Performance & Thermal Stability of LiCoO2 as Cathode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries Wonyoung Chang1, Jung-Woo Choi2, Jong-Choo Im2 and Joong Kee Lee1; 1Battery Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea, South; 2Chemical & Biochemical Engineering, Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea, South.

11:00 AM R6.9
Porous Sn/C Composites as Anode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries. Chunlei Wang, Xifei Li, Abirami Dhanabalan, Kevin Bechtold and Yan Yu; Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Florida International University, Miami, Florida.

11:15 AM R6.10
Time-Resolved X-ray Diffraction Study on Structural Evolution in Olivine Materials for Lithium Rechargeable Battery. Jung-Ting Hung, Jacob Jones and Shirley Meng; University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

11:30 AM R6.11
αMoO3, Potential Candidate as Active Material of Cathodes in Lithium Batteries: First Discharge and Durability During Cycling. Sebastien Berthumeyrie1,2,3, Jean-Claude Badot1,3, Stephane Bach2, Jean-Pierre Pereira-Ramos2 and Olivier Dubrunfaut3; 1CNRS-ENSCP, Paris, France; 2ICMPE, Thiais, France; 3LGEP, Gif sur yvette, France.

11:45 AM R6.12
Abstract Withdrawn

 

SESSION R7: Novel Materials
Chairs: John Benner and Reuben Collins
Thursday Afternoon, April 16, 2009
Room 2018 (Moscone West)


1:30 PM *R7.1
Case Study: Titanium Dioxide and the Material Need for Renewable Energy Technologies. Samuel S. Mao, University of California at Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California.

2:15 PM *R7.2
Modification of Thermal Sprayed Ni-WC Deposit Microstructure by Laser Glazing for Improved Corrosion and Mechanical Properties of the Coatings. Smita Kumari, R&D, EWAC Alloys Ltd., Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM R7.3
New Materials for Unique Semiconductor and Solar Equipment Components John Foggiato and Ron Campbell; Greene Tweed, Santa Clara, California.

3:45 PM R7.4
Synthesis of Ethanol and Higher Alcohols from CO Hydrogenation Using Electrodeposited Co-Cu-ZnO Nanowires as Catalysts. Mayank Gupta and James J Spivey; Cain Department of Chemical Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

4:00 PM R7.5
The Specific Surface Area of Copper Foam with Different Porosities Zhao Peng and Pu Yuping; Powder Metallurgy Department, Central Iron and Steel Research Institute, China, Beijing, Beijing, China.

4:15 PM R7.6
Nitrogen Doped Carbonaceous Materials via Hydrothermal Carbonization. Titirici Maria Magdalena, Li Zhao and Markus Antonietti; Colloid Chemistry, Max-Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany.



 

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