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2012 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2012 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 25-30, 2012 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: Chennupati Jagadish, Thomas Lippert, Amit Misra, Eric Stach, Ting Xu

Symposium F : Oxide Thin Films for Renewable Energy Applications

2012-11-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Christof W. Schneider, Paul Scherrer Institut
Craig B. Arnold, Princeton University
Nini Pryds, Technical Univesity of Denmark

Symposium Support

CrysTec GmbH Kristalltechnologie
F2: Photo Catalysis
Session Chairs
Elvira Fortunato
Monday PM, November 26, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Room 309

2:30 AM - F2.01
Synthetic Biology Pathways of Carbon Dioxide Photosynthesis for Life Support and Energy Generation

Carolina I. Ragolta 2 Bin Chen 1

1NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field USA2Harvard College Cambridge USA

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2:45 AM - F2.02
Ab initio Study of Anatase TiO2 Surfaces for Solar Hydrogen Production

Frederico Sanches 1 3 Giuseppe Mallia 1 3 Leandro Liborio 3 Nicholas Harrison 1 2 3

1Imperial College London London United Kingdom2STFC- Daresbury Laboratory Daresbury United Kingdom3Imperial College London London United Kingdom

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3:00 AM - F2.03
Electronic and Optical Properties of TaO1-xN1+x Alloys

Nabil Al-Aqtash 1 Florin Apostol 1 Wai-Ning Mei 1 Renat Sabirianov 1

1University of Nebraska Omaha USA

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3:15 AM - F2.04
Extending the Limits of Hematite (Fe2O3)-based Water Splitting by Using Homojunctions and Heterojunctions

Matthew T. Mayer 1 Chun Du 1 Yongjing Lin 1 Yang Xu 1 Dunwei Wang 1

1Boston College Chestnut Hill USA

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3:30 AM - F2.05
Design of Advanced Photocatalysts: Perspective of Janus Type Heterostructures

Wolfram Jaegermann 1

1Darmstadt University of Technology Darmstadt Germany

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3:45 AM - F2.06
Atomic Layer Deposition of Platinum on Conductive Titanium Oxide Films for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Catalysts

Robin Paul Hansen 1 Eric Eisenbraun 1

1College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at SUNY Albany Albany USA

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4:00 AM - F2
Break

F3: Oxide Thin Films for PV
Session Chairs
Douglas Chrisey
Monday PM, November 26, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Room 309

4:30 AM - F3.01
The Effect of Atmospheric Exposure on the Electronic Properties of ZnO/Cu2O Thin Film Heterojunctions

Robert Waddingham 1 Ahmed Kiani 1 Andrew Flewitt 1

1University of Cambridge Cambridge United Kingdom

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4:45 AM - F3.02
Structural Modulation of Indium Zinc Tin Oxide Thin Film Using Radio Frequency Magnetron Sputtering

Ajaya K Sigdel 1 2 Paul F. Ndione 2 John D. Perkins 2 Kim Jones 2 Maikel van Hest 2 Thomas Gennett 2 Sean E Shaheen 1 2 David S. Ginley 2 Josheph J. Berry 2

1University of Denver Denver USA2National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Golden USA

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5:00 AM - F3.03
Mobility Enhancement in CdO by Rapid Thermal Annealing

Sylwia Anna Grankowska 1 2 Douglas M. Detert 2 3 Lothar A. Reichertz 4 Derrick T. Speaks 2 3 Kin M. Yu 2 Wladek Walukiewicz 2

1Warsaw University Warsaw Poland2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA3University of California Berkeley Berkeley USA4Rose Street Laboratories of Energy Phoenix USA

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5:15 AM - F3.04
Engineering the Interface of Inverted Organic Solar Cells Comprising Al-doped ZnO to Enhance Photo-voltage and Fill Factor

Abay Gadisa Dinku 1 Yingchi Liu 2 Edward T. Samulski 1 Rene Lopez 2

1The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill USA2The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill USA

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5:30 AM - F3.05
Indium Tin Oxide-based Multi-layers: A Solution toward Transparent Conducting Electrodes of High Electro-mechanical Durability

Zheng Jia 1 Cheng Peng 3 Henry Neilson 3 Teng Li 1 2 Jun Lou 3

1University of Maryland College Park USA2University of Maryland College Park USA3Rice University Houston USA

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5:45 AM - F3.06
TaOx Film Based MIS Photovoltaic Device

Pawan Tyagi 2 1

1University of the District of Columbia Washington DC USA2University of Kentucky Lexington USA

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F4: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Monday PM, November 26, 2012
Hynes, Level 2, Hall D

9:00 AM - F4.01
Imaging Columnar Hematite Thin Film for Understand it Photoelectrochemical Behavior for Water Splitting

Edson Roberto Leite 1 Ricardo Henrique Gonsalves 1

1Federal University of Samp;#227;o Carlos Samp;#227;o Carlos Brazil

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9:00 AM - F4.04
The Band Offsets between Copper Oxide, Zinc Oxide and Gallium Nitride

Benedikt Kramm 1 Andreas Laufer 1 Daniel Reppin 1 Achim Kronenberger 1 Philipp Hering 1 Angelika Polity 1 Bruno K. Meyer 1

1Justus Liebig Universitaet Giessen Germany

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9:00 AM - F4.05
Growth, Structure, and Electrical Properties of Metastable, Room Temperature delta;-Bi2O3 Thin Films

Danielle Proffit 1 2 Matthew Highland 1 Seong-Keun Kim 1 Chad Folkman 1 Guo-Ren Bai 1 Peter Baldo 1 Paul Fuoss 1 Dillon Fong 1 Thomas Mason 2 Jeffrey Eastman 1

1Argonne National Laboratory Lemont USA2Northwestern University Evanson USA

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9:00 AM - F4.06
Thin-film K0.15MnO2 Anodic Materials for Pseudocapacitors

Matthew Philip Yeager 1 Wenxin Du 1 Rui Si 2 Dong Su 3 Nebojsa Marinkovic 4 Xiaowei Teng 1

1University of New Hampshire Durham USA2Brookhaven National Laboratory Upton USA3Brookhaven National Laboratory Upton USA4University of Delaware Newark USA

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9:00 AM - F4.07
Impact of Tungsten Oxide Colloidal Deposition on the Photoeletrochemical Water Oxidation

Edson Roberto Leite 1 Lucas Daniel Tognoli Leite 1 Ricardo Henrique Goncalves 1

1Federal University of Samp;#227;o Carlos Samp;#227;o Carlos Brazil

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9:00 AM - F4.08
Formation of a Core-shell Structure Using Ba-Si-Ti-B-Al-O Glass on BaTiO3 Nanoparticles by Pulsed Laser Deposition for Applications in Capacitive Energy Storage

Brian Ozsdolay 1 B. C. Riggs 1 X. Su 1 M. Tomozawa 1 D. B. Chrisey 1 2

1Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA2Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA

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9:00 AM - F4.09
Enhancing Oxygen Permeation Performance of Electronically Short-circuited Oxygen-ion Conductor by Decorating with Mixed Ionic-electronic Conducting Oxide Thin Films

Lei Wang 1 Susumu Imashuku 1 Alexis Grimaud 1 Dongkyu Lee 1 Yang Shao-Horn 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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9:00 AM - F4.10
Dynamic Properties of Spectrally Selective Reactively Sputtered Transition Metal Oxides

Stephanie D. Worsley 1 Terence L. Baker 1 Aswini K. Pradhan 2 Adetayo Victor Adedeji 1

1Elizabeth City State University Elizabeth City USA2Norfolk State University Norfolk USA

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9:00 AM - F4.11
Predicting the Electrocaloric Behavior of BaTiO3 from Effective Hamiltonian Methods

Scott P Beckman 1 Jordan A Barr 1 Liwen F Wan 1 Takeshi Nishimatsu 2

1Iowa State University Ames USA2Tohoku University Sendai Japan

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9:00 AM - F4.12
Growth and Characterisation of Cerium Oxide Thin Films by Pulsed DC Magnetron Sputtering: Influence of Oxygen Partial Pressure and Post Deposition Annealing

Asmaa Eltayeb 1 Rajani K. Vijayaraghavan 2 Colm T Mallon 3 Stephen Daniels 1 2 Enda McGlynn 4

1Dublin City University Dublin 9 Ireland2Dublin City University Dublin 9 Ireland3Dublin City University Dublin 9 Ireland4Dublin City University Dublin 9 Ireland

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9:00 AM - F4.13
Crystal Polarity and Electrical Properties of Heavily Doped ZnO Films

Yutaka Adachi 1 Naoki Ohashi 1 Isao Sakaguchi 1 Hajime Haneda 1

1National Institute for Materials Science Tsukuba Japan

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9:00 AM - F4.14
The Nature of Radiative Transitions in TiO2-based Nanosheets

Giacomo Giorgi 1 Maurizia Palummo 2 Letizia Chiodo 3 Angel Rubio 4 Koichi Yamashita 5

1The University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan2Universita' di Roma ``Tor Vergata" Rome Italy3Universita' di Lecce Lecce Italy4Universidad del Paamp;#237;s Vasco UPV/EHU San Sebastian Spain5The University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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9:00 AM - F4.15
Elevated-temperature Photoelectrochemical Cell for Water Splitting

Xiaofei Ye 1 Zhuoluo Feng 2 John Melas-Kyriazi 1 Nicholas A. Melosh 1 William Chueh 1

1Stanford University Stanford USA2Stanford University Stanford USA

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9:00 AM - F4.16
Al-doped ZnO Film as a Transparent Conductive Substrate in Indoline-sensitized Nanoporous ZnO Solar Cell

Boateng Onwona-Agyeman 1 Motoi Nakao 2 Gamaralalege Rajanya Asoka Kumara 3 Takuya Kitaoka 1

1Kyushu University Fukuoka Japan2Kyushu Institute of Technology Kitakyushu Japan3Peradeniya University Peradeniya Sri Lanka

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9:00 AM - F4.17
Enhanced Photocurrent-voltage Characteristics of SrTiO3/WO3 Bilayered Photoelectrode in Photoelectrochemical Splitting of Water

Surbhi Choudhary 1 Sumant Upadhyay 1 Pushpendra Kumar 1 Nirupama Singh 1 Vibha R. Satsangi 2 Rohit Shrivastav 1 Sahab Dass 1

1Dayalbagh Educational Institute Agra India2Dayalbagh Educational Institute Agra India

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9:00 AM - F4.19
Is TiO2 Photoactive under Visible Illumination?

Mohammad Reza Bayati 1 Roya Molaei 1 Roger J. Narayan 2 1 Jagdish Narayan 1

1NC State Univ. Raleigh USA2NC State Univ. Raleigh USA

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9:00 AM - F4.21
On the Nanostructuring and Performance of Conductive Substoichiometric TiO2 Catalyst Supports for PEM Fuel Cell Applications

Richard Phillips 1 Alexander O'Toole 1 Xiaoli He 1 Robin Hansen 1 Robert Geer 1 Eric Eisenbraun 1

1University at Albany Albany USA

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9:00 AM - F4.23
Morphologically Different WO3 Nanocrystal Film for Photocatalytic Water Splitting

Jin-Ook Baeg 1

1Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology Daejon Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - F4.24
Electrodeposition and Electrochemical Analysis Binary Metal Oxides for Supercapacitors

Haemin Lee 1 Chang-Koo Kim 1

1Ajou University Suwon Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - F4.25
Mesoporous Zinc Oxide Interlayer for Inverted Polymer Solar Cells Prepared by a Facile Solvent-extraction

Yi-Ming Chang 1 Chi-Yi Leu 1 Mei-Ju Lee 1

1Industrial Technology Research Institute Hsinchu Taiwan

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9:00 AM - F4.26
Identifying Champion Hematite Nanoparticle Aggregates by Correlating Structure and Charge Transport

Scott C Warren 1 2 Kislon Voitchovsky 3 Hen Dotan 5 Celine M. Leroy 2 Maurin Cornuz 2 Francesco Stellacci 3 Cecile Hebert 4 Avner Rothschild 5 Michael Graetzel 2

1Northwestern University Evanston USA2amp;#201;cole Polytechnique Famp;#233;damp;#233;rale de Lausanne Lausanne Switzerland3amp;#201;cole Polytechnique Famp;#233;damp;#233;rale de Lausanne Lausanne Switzerland4amp;#201;cole Polytechnique Famp;#233;damp;#233;rale de Lausanne Lausanne Switzerland5Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Haifa Israel

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9:00 AM - F4.28
Fabrication and Characterization Planar MIM Structures Based on Nb/Nb2O5

Matthew Lawrence Chin 1 Prakash Periasamy 2 Cheng Tan 1 Joseph J. Berry 3 Ryan O'Hayre 2 Madan Dubey 1 Philip Parilla 3 David S. Ginley 3 Richard M. Osgood III 4 Stephen A. Giardini 4

1US Army Research Laboratory Adelphi USA2Colorado School of Mines Golden USA3National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA4US Army Natick Soldier Research Natick USA

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9:00 AM - F4.29
A 2-Dimensional Materials Space Map for Metal-insulator-metal Rectifiers

Prakash Periasamy 1 2 Joseph J Berry 2 David S Ginley 2 Ryan P O'Hayre 1 Philip A Parilla 2

1Colorado School of Mines Golden USA2National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA

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9:00 AM - F4.30
Al2O3 Film Growth on MgAl2O4 Spinel Surfaces: Synthesis and Non-contact AFM Characterization of Crystalline Transition Alumina-surfaces for Model Catalysis Studies

Thomas N. Jensen 1 Kristoffer Meinander 1 Flemming Besenbacher 1 Jeppe V. Lauritsen 1

1Aarhus University Aarhus C Denmark

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9:00 AM - F4.31
Effects of (La0.5Sr0.5)CoO3 Sol Concentration on the Microstructure and Dielectric Properties of (Ba0.6Sr0.4)TiO3 Films Prepared on Ti Substrate

Dan Jiang 1 Songwei Han 1 Xuelian Zhao 1 Jinrong Cheng 1

1Shanghai University Shanghai China

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9:00 AM - F4.32
Metal Oxide Nanoparticle Engineering for Inkjet Printing Technology: Nanostructured WOx Synthesis for Electrochromic Application

Pawel Jerzy Wojcik 1 Lidia Santos 1 Luis Pereira 1 Elvira Fortunato 1 Rodrigo Martins 1

1CENIMAT-I3N Caparica Portugal

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9:00 AM - F4.33
Simulation Guides Optimization of Cuprous Oxide (Cu2O) Based Photovoltaic Devices

Riley Brandt 1 Yun Seog Lee 1 Sin Cheng Siah 1 Tonio Buonassisi 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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9:00 AM - F4.34
High Transparent Substrate for Thin-film Solar Cells

Ya-Fang Chen 1 Shu-Hung Yu 1 Chia-Wen Chang 2 Chien-Liang Wu 2 Chun-Ming Yeh 2 Chun-Heng Chen 2 Chun-Yen Chang 1

1National Chiao Tung University Hsinchu Taiwan2Industrial Technology Research Institute Hsinchu Taiwan

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9:00 AM - F4.36
Characterization of Thin Films of CuO Using Spectroscopic Ellipsometry

Amina Bejaoui 1 2 3 Jimmy To 2 Juan Antonio Zapien 2 Jacques Guerin 1 Ahmed Labidi 3 Khalifa Aguir 1

1IM2NP Marseille France2City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong3Unitamp;#233; de Recherche de Physique des Semiconducteurs et Capteurs la Marsa Tunisia

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9:00 AM - F4.37
Optical Properties of Hematite Thin Films

Ligia Parreira Souza 1 Rodrigo Chaves 1 Natalia Neme 1 Sergio Oliveira 1 Andre S. Ferlauto 1

1UFMG Belo Horizonte Brazil

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F1: TCO/PV Thin Film I
Session Chairs
Craig Arnold
David Ginley
Christof Schneider
Monday AM, November 26, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Room 309

9:30 AM - *F1.01
Materials by Design for Contacts for Next Generation PV

David S. Ginley 1 Andriy Zakutayev 1 Andres Garcia 1 Nicodemus Widjonarko 1 Paul Ndione 1 Ajaya Sigdel 1 Philip Parilla 1 John Perkins 1 Joseph Berry 1 Stephan Lany 1 Vladan Stevanovic 1 Dana Olson 1

1NREL Golden USA

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10:00 AM - F1.02
Alumina Layer Encapsulation of Organic Photovoltaic Devices by ALD Processing

Michael D. Clark 1 Benjamin J. Leever 1

1Air Force Research Laboratory Dayton USA

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10:15 AM - F1.03
Transparent Conducting Oxide Top Contacts for Organic Photovoltaics; Structural and Electronic Properties and Devices

Joseph Franklin 1 Mary Ryan 1 Martyn McLachlan 1

1Imperial College London London United Kingdom

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