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2013 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2013 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1-6, 2013 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: Charles Black, Elisabetta Comini, Gitti Frey, Kristi Kiick, Loucas Tsakalakos

Symposium Z : Sustainable Solar-Energy Conversion Using Earth-Abundant Materials

2013-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Song Jin, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kevin Sivula, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Gengfeng Zheng, Fudan University
James Stevens, The Dow Chemical Company

Symposium Support

Royal Society of Chemistry
Z3: Artificial Photosynthesis
Session Chairs
Kevin Sivula
Gengfeng Zheng
Tuesday PM, December 03, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

2:30 AM - *Z3.01
Semiconductor Nanowires for Artificial Photosynthesis

Peidong Yang 1 N. P. Desgupta 1

1UC, Berkeley Berkeley USA

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3:00 AM - Z3.02
Resistive and pH Gradient Losses in Membrane-Buffered Electrolyte Based Water-Splitting Photoelectrochemical Cells

Nella Marie Vargas-Barbosa 1 Emil A. Hernandez-Pagan 1 Thomas E. Mallouk 1 Eugene S. Smotkin 2

1The Pennsylvania State University State College USA2Northeastern University Boston USA

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3:15 AM - Z3.03
An Efficient Approach to Solar Water Splitting Based on CuInxGa1-xSe2 Reaching beyond 8% Overall Solar-to-Hydrogen Efficiency

Jesper Jacobsson 1 Viktor Fjamp;#228;llstroem 1 Marika Edoff 1 Tomas Edvinsson 1

1Uppsala University Uppsala Sweden

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3:30 AM - *Z3.04
Inorganic Nanoscale Assemblies for Artificial Photosynthesis

Heinz M Frei 1

1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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4:00 AM - Z3

4:30 AM - *Z3.05
La-Ti Oxysulfides as Photocatalysts and Photoelectrodes

Guijun Ma 1 Aki Iwanaga 1 Jingyuan Liu 1 Yosuke Moriya 1 Takashi Hisatomi 1 Tsutomu Minegishi 1 Masao Katayama 1 Jun Kubota 1 Kazunari Domen 1

1the University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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5:00 AM - Z3.06
Computational Screening of Materials for Water Splitting Applications

Ivano Eligio Castelli 1 Kristian Sommer Thygesen 1 Karsten Wedel Jacobsen 1

1Technical University of Denmark Kgs. Lyngby Denmark

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5:15 AM - Z3.07
Graphene Catalyst on Silicon Photocathode for Hydrogen Production

Uk Sim 1 Tae-Youl Yang 1 Joonhee Moon 2 Junghyun An 1 Jinyeon Hwang 1 Byung Hee Hong 2 Ki Tae Nam 1

1Seoul National University Seoul Republic of Korea2Seoul National University Seoul Republic of Korea

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5:30 AM - Z3.08
Highly Efficient Visible Light Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution over Graphitic Carbon Nitride Coupled with NiS2 as a Noble Metal Free Co-Catalyst

Lisha Yin 1 Yupeng Yuan 1 Can Xue 1

1Nanyang Technological University Singapore Singapore

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5:45 AM - Z3.09
Enhanced Schottky Barrier Height by a Thin ALD- Al2O3 Interlayer Improves a Photoelectrochemical Performance of p-Si/Electrolyte

Min-Joon Park 1 Jin-Young Jung 1 Jae-Won Song 1 Yoon-Ho Nam 1 Sun-Mi Shin 1 Jung-Ho Lee 1

1Hanyang University Ansan Republic of Korea

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Z1: New Materials I
Session Chairs
Song Jin
Tuesday AM, December 03, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

9:00 AM - Z1
Introductory Remarks

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9:15 AM - *Z1.01
Towards Commercialization of Earth Abundant Photovoltaic (PV) Materials

Michael E Mills 1 Jim Stevens 1 Rebekah Feist 1

1Dow Chemical Midland USA

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9:45 AM - *Z1.02
Interfaces Rule: Assessment of Heterostructures in New Oxide, Phosphide and Nitride Materials for Photovoltaics and Solar Fuels

Harry Atwater 1

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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10:15 AM - Z1.03
Optoelectronic Properties and Defect Physics in ZnSnxGe1-xN2 Semiconductors

Prineha Narang 1 Aashrita Mangu 1 Shiyou Chen 2 Naomi Coronel 1 Sheraz Gul 4 Junko Yano 4 Lin-Wang Wang 3 Nathan S. Lewis 2 Harry Atwater 1

1California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Pasadena USA2California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Pasadena USA3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA4Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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10:30 AM - Z1.04
Band Alignment and Device Properties of II-VI/Zn3P2 Heterojunction Photovoltaics

Jeffrey Paul Bosco 1 Steven Rozeveld 2 Seokmin Jeon 1 David Scanlon 3 Harry Atwater 1 Samantha Wilson 1

1Caltech Pasadena USA2The DOW Chemical Company Midland USA3University College London London United Kingdom

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10:45 AM - Z1.05
Characterization of Defects in Photovoltaic Materials by Three-Dimensional Atom Probe Tomography: Transition Metal Impurities

Austin Akey 1 Amanda Youssef 1 Daniel Recht 2 Jim Williams 3 Michael J. Aziz 2 Tonio Buonassisi 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Cambridge USA3Australian National University Canberra Australia

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11:00 AM - Z1

Z2: Pyrite
Session Chairs
Michael Mills
Tuesday AM, December 03, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

11:15 AM - Z2.01
Iron Sulfide Ink and Their Conversion to Pyrite Thin-Films for Use in Solar Devices

Alec Kirkeminde 1 Maogang Gong 1 Shenqiang Ren 1

1University of Kansas Lawrence USA

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11:30 AM - Z2.02
Doping and Transport Mechanisms in Ex Situ Sulfidized FeS2 Thin Films

Xin Zhang 1 Mike Manno 1 Melissa Johnson 1 Yuqi Yan 1 Tyler Socha 1 Eray S Aydil 1 Chris Leighton 1

1University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Minneapolis USA

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11:45 AM - *Z2.03
A Hole Inversion Layer at the Surface of Iron Pyrite

Matt Law 1 2

1University of California, Irvine Irvine USA2University of California, Irvine Irvine USA

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12:15 PM - Z2.04
Investigation of Surface Inversion and Improvement of Pyrite Single Crystals and Nanostructures for Solar Energy Conversion Application

Miguel Caban-Acevedo 1 Dong Liang 1 Nicholas S. Kaiser 1 Song Jin 1

1University of Wisconsin-Madison Madsion USA

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12:30 PM - Z2.05
Gated Hall Effect of Pyrite Nanoplates with Surface Inversion Layer

Dong Liang 1 Miguel Caban-Acevedo 1 John P DeGrave 1 Song Jin 1

1University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison USA

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