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2013 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 1-5, 2013 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Mark L. Brongersma, Vladimir Matias, Rachel Segalman, Lonnie D. Shea, Heiji Watanabe

Symposium D : From Molecules to Materials---Pathways to Artificial Photosynthesis

2013-04-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Elena A. Rozhkova, Argonne National Laboratory
Artur Braun, EMPA
Ana Moore, Arizona State University
Katsuhiko Ariga, National Institute for Materials Science

Symposium Support

American Institute of Physics
Argonne National Laboratory
Baruch Future Ventures, LLC
Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne DOE User Facility
D3: From Theory to Devices
Session Chairs
Elizabeth Gibson
Debajeet Bora
Tuesday PM, April 02, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2002

2:30 AM - D3.01
Solar Hydrogen Production: GaPN and the Stability-efficiency Trade-off

Theanne Schiros 1 Jennifer Leisch 2 Hendrik Ohldag 2 Wooni Choi 3 Todd Deutsch 3 Marie Mayer 2 Lars-Ake Naeslund 2 Hirohito Ogasawara 2 Yong Hyun 4 Kwiseon Kim 3 Michael F. Toney 1 John A. Turner 3

1Columbia University New York USA2SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Menlo Park USA3National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA4KAIST Golden Republic of Korea

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2:45 AM - D3.02
Modeling Practical Solar-to-hydrogen Limits for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

Linsey C. Seitz 1 Zhebo Chen 1 Arnold J. Forman 1 Blaise A. Pinaud 1 Jesse D. Benck 1 Thomas F. Jaramillo 1

1Stanford University Stanford USA

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3:00 AM - *D3.03
Sunlight-driven Hydrogen Formation by Membrane-supported Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

Nathan S. Lewis 1

1Caltech Pasadena USA

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3:30 AM - D3.04
Numerical Model of Photoelectrochemical Cells for Water Splitting

Peter Cendula 1 Matthias Schmid 1 Ludmilla Steier 2 David S Tilley 2 Sixto Gimenez 3 Juan Bisquert 3 Michael Graetzel 2 Juergen O Schumacher 1

1Zurich University of Applied Sciences Winterthur Switzerland2Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne Lausanne Switzerland3Departament of Physics, University Jaume I Castellon Spain

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3:45 AM - D3.05
Remarkable Optical and Photoelectrochemical Properties of GaAs Nanowire-Arrays

Shu Hu 1 2 Katherine Fountaine 2 4 Chun-Yung Chi 3 Maoqing Yao 3 Chongwu Zhou 3 Paul Daniel Dapkus 3 Harry A Atwater 2 4 Nathan S Lewis 1 2

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA2Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis Pasadena USA3University of Southern California Los Angeles USA4California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - *D3.06
TiO2 Nanotubes and Mesosponges: Modification Approaches to a Strongly Enhanced Water Splitting Activity

Patrik Schmuki 1

1University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Erlangen Germany

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5:00 AM - D3.07
Optical and Catalytic Properties of Solution-cast Oxygen Evolution Electrocatalyst Thin Films for Integration with Semiconductor Photoelectrodes

Lena Trotochaud 1 2 Shannon W. Boettcher 1 2

1University of Oregon Eugene USA2University of Oregon Eugene USA

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5:15 AM - D3.08
Controlling the Photo-stationary State of Azobenzene for High Efficiency Solar Thermal Fuels: A Computational Study

Jee Soo Yoo 1 David A. Strubbe 1 Alexie M. Kolpak 2 Jeffrey C. Grossman 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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5:30 AM - D3.09
Structure and Chemistry of III-V/water Interfaces for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production

Brandon Wood 1 Woon Ih Choi 1 Eric Schwegler 1 Tadashi Ogitsu 1

1Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore USA

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D1: CO2 Sequestration
Session Chairs
Elena Rozhkova
Nicolas Gaillard
Tuesday AM, April 02, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2002

9:00 AM - D1.01
Photocatalytic Conversion of CO2 to Hydrocarbon Fuels on GaP via Plasmon-enhanced Absorption

Guangtong Zeng 1 Jing Qiu 2 Prathamesh Pavaskar 3 Stephen B. Cronin 3 1 2

1University of Southern California Los Angeles USA2University of Southern California Los Angeles USA3University of Southern California Los Angeles USA

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9:15 AM - *D1.02
Co Oxide Core - Silica Shell Units for Artificial Photosynthesis

Heinz M. Frei 1

1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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9:45 AM - D1.03
Carbon Dioxide Fixation and Charge Transfer States in Cobalt-zirconium Heterobimetallic Complexes

Adam Hill 1 Jeremy Krogman 2 Molly Ryan 1 Son Nguyen 1 Justin Lomont 1 Christine Thomas 2 Charles Harris 1

1University of California Berkeley Berkeley USA2Brandeis University Waltham USA

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10:00 AM - D1.04
Manganese Bisphosphine Catalysts for the Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide

Travis W. Shaw 1 Andrew Bocarsly 1

1Princeton University Princeton USA

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10:15 AM - D1.05
Photocatalytic Reduction of CO2 Using Zirconate-based Catalysts

Naeem Ashiq 1 Tao He 1

1National Center for Nanoscience and Technology Beijing China

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D2: Dye-sensitized Solar Cells
Session Chairs
Morgan Stefik
Katsuhiko Ariga
Tuesday AM, April 02, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2002

10:30 AM - D2.01
Enhanced Performance of Paper Based Dye-sensitized Solar Cells by In-situ Precipitation of Graphite/TiO2 Nanocomposites

Helena Aguilar Ribeiro 1

1Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto Porto Portugal

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - *D2.02
III-V Nitrides for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

John A Turner 1 Andrew Pinkard 1 Todd Deutsch 1

1National Renewable Energy Lab Golden USA

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11:45 AM - D2.03
Dye-sensitized Photocathodes for Solar Energy Conversion

Elizabeth Gibson 1 Jean-Francois Lefebvre 1 Christopher Wood 1 Sean Baxter 1

1The University of Nottingham Nottingham United Kingdom

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12:00 PM - *D2.04
Future Prospects of Electrochemical Solar Cells for Next Generation Photovoltaics

Hiroshi Segawa 1

1The University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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12:30 PM - D2.05
Polymer Based Counter Electrodes for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells to Complement the Use of Platinum

Shahzada Ahmad 1

1Abengoa Research Sevilla Spain

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2013-04-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Elena A. Rozhkova, Argonne National Laboratory
Artur Braun, EMPA
Ana Moore, Arizona State University
Katsuhiko Ariga, National Institute for Materials Science

Symposium Support

American Institute of Physics
Argonne National Laboratory
Baruch Future Ventures, LLC
Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne DOE User Facility
D6: Nano-bio Hybrid Systems
Session Chairs
Helena Aguilar Ribeiro
Stenbjoern Styring
Wednesday PM, April 03, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2002

2:30 AM - *D6.01
Photofunctional Hybrid Materials for Energy and Biological Applications

Hiroshi Imahori 1

1Kyoto University Kyoto Japan

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3:00 AM - D6.02
Bio-assisted Nanoarrays for Energy Application: Light-driven Hydrogen Evolution Using Pt@TiO2 Nanoparticles and a Photo-sensitive Membrane Protein Architecture

Elena A. Rozhkova 1 Shankar Balasubramanian 1 Richard Schaller 1 Tijana Rajh 1 Peng Wang 1

1Argonne National Laboratory Lemont USA

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3:15 AM - D6.03
Nano-bio Interfaces for Solar Water Splitting: Melanin Induced Pattern Formation Contributes to Photocurrent Enhancement on Protein Functionalized Hematite Photoanode

Krisztina Gajda-Schrantz 1 2 Pradeep P. Wyss 1 3 Julian Ihssen 4 Linda Thoeny-Meyer 4 Elena A. Rozhkova 5 Artur Braun 1

1EMPA Damp;#252;bendorf Switzerland2University of Szeged Szeged Hungary3University of Freiburg Freiburg Germany4EMPA Damp;#252;bendorf Switzerland5ANL Argonne USA

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3:30 AM - D6.04
Betalains: Light-harvesting Plant Pigments for Biomimetic Solar Energy Conversion

Deborah Malamen 1 Martha Cuevas-Ramos 1 Riley Rex 2 Candy C Mercado 2 Jeanne L McHale 1 2

1Washington State University Pullman USA2Washington State University Pullman USA

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3:45 AM -
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4:15 AM - D6.05
Light Harvesting with Nanoscale Assemblies Incorporating Nanocrystals and Photosynthetic Molecular Complexes

Alexander O. Govorov 1

1Ohio University Athens USA

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4:30 AM - D6.06
Ultrafast Energy Migration in Porphyrin-based Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs)

Sameer Patwardhan 1 Shengye Jin 2 Ho-Jin Son 3 George C. Schatz 1

1Northwestern University Evanston USA2Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA3Northwestern University Evanston USA

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4:45 AM - D6.07
New Semiconductor Alloys, GaSbxN1-x for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting: Computations and Experiments

Swathi Sunkara 2 Jacek Jasinski 1 Madhu Menon 3 Todd Deutsch 5 Krishna Rajan 4 Mahendra K Sunkara 2 1

1University of Louisville Louisville USA2University of Louisville Louisville USA3University of Kentucky Lexington USA4Iowa State University Ames USA5National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA

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5:00 AM - *D6.08
Design of Bio-inspired Photoelectrochemical Cells for Water Oxidation and Reduction(2)

Thomas A. Moore 1 Ana L. Moore 1 Devens Gust 1

1Arizona State University Tempe USA

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5:30 AM - D6.09
Poly-InP Photoelectrochemical Cells for Low-cost Solar Fuel Production

Mark J. Hettick 1 2 3 Maxwell Zheng 1 2 3 Kuniharu Takei 1 3 Junjun Zhang 1 2 3 Yongjing Lin 1 2 3 Joel W. Ager 2 3 Ali Javey 1 2 3

1UC Berkeley Berkeley USA2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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5:45 AM - D6.10
Electrochemical Coupling Layer-by-layer (ECC-LbL) Assembly for Energy Conversion

Katsuhiko Ariga 1

1National Institute for Materials Science Tsukuba Japan

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D4: In-situ amp; Operando Studies
Session Chairs
Thomas Schedel-Niedrig
Artur Braun
Wednesday AM, April 03, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2002

9:00 AM - *D4.01
Photoelectrochemical and Photoelectron-spectroscopic Investigations of Silicon Based Tandem-cells for Water Splitting

Eswaran Murugasen 1 Wolfram Calvet 1 Joachim Klett 1 Bernhard Kaiser 1 Wolfram Jaegermann 1 Sascha Pust 2 Friedhelm Finger 2

1TU Darmstadt Darmstadt Germany2Forschungszentrum Jamp;#252;lich GmbH Jamp;#252;lich Germany

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D7: Poster Session: Artificial Photosynthesis
Session Chairs
Artur Braun
Wednesday PM, April 03, 2013
Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Level, Salons 7-8-9

9:00 AM - D7.02
Visible Light-driven Photooxidation of Water at TiO2-polyheptazine Hybrid Photoanodes

Michal Bledowski 1 Lidong Wang 1 Ayyappan Ramakrishnan 1 Radim Beranek 1

1Ruhr-Universitamp;#228;t Bochum Bochum Germany

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9:00 AM - D7.03
Sn(IV) Porphyrins: Towards the Design of Self-upconverting Earth Abundant Systems

Mykhaylo Myahkostupov 1 Felix N. Castellano 1

1Bowling Green State University Bowling Green USA

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9:00 AM - D7.04
Tunable Biomimetic Fe/S Chalcogels with [SnnS2n+2]4- (x=1,2,4) Building Blocks for Enhanced Solar Fuel Catalysis

Yurina Shim 1 Benjanmin D Yuhas 1 Scott Drayer 1 Amanda L Smeigh 1 Alexios P Douvalis 2 Michael R Wasielewski 1 Mercouri G Kanatzidis 1

1Northwestern University Evanston USA2University of Ioannina Ioannina Greece

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9:00 AM - D7.05
Photoelectrocatalytic Activity of Ultrathin Polymeric Carbon Nitride Nanosheets on Prestructured Silicon Templates

Michael Lublow 1 2 Christoph Merschjann 2 Vadym Kuznietsov 2 Florent Yang 2 Martin Pogrzeba 2 Michael Kanis 2 Thomas Schedel-Niedrig 2 Jean-Francois Veyan 3 Yves J. Chabal 3

1Leibniz Institute for Catalysis Rostock Germany2Helmholtz-Centre Berlin for Materials and Energy Berlin Germany3University of Texas at Dallas Richardson USA

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9:00 AM - D7.06
Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting Using n-type 3C-SiC with Visible Light Response

Jun Tae Song 1 Takayuki Iwasaki 1 Mutsuko Hatano 1

1Tokyo Institute of Technology Tokyo Japan

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9:00 AM - D7.07
Semiconductor Nanowires for Solar-driven Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

Yanbo Li 1 Jun Kubota 1 Kazunari Domen 1

1The University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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9:00 AM - D7.08
Exploration of Mesoporous Titanium Dioxide Materials for Solar Hydrogen Production

Luther Mahoney 1 Ranjit T Koodali 1

1University of South Dakota Vermillion USA

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9:00 AM - D7.09
Photoisomerization Dynamics of Azobenzene Materials for Solar Thermal Fuels

David A Strubbe 1 Jeffrey C. Grossman 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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9:00 AM - D7.10
Role of Stoichiometry on the Photoelectrochemical Properties of BiVO4 Thin Films

Esther Alarcon Llado 1 2 Ian Sharp 2 Mark Hettick 2 3 Le Chen 2 Joel W Ager 2

1Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne Lausanne Switzerland2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA3University of California Berkeley Berkeley USA

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9:00 AM - D7.11
Photoassisted Hydrogen Production Using [001] Oriented Anatase Titania

Baeddan George Hill 1 Andrew S. Ichimura 1

1San Francisco State University San Francisco USA

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9:00 AM - D7.12
EPR Spectroelectrochemistry of Transition Metal Solar Fuels Catalysts

Robert Adam Kinney 1 Christopher D. Bohn 1 Veronika A. Szalai 1

1National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg USA

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9:00 AM - D7.13
Surface Modification of TaON/doped TaON Semiconductor Materials with Manganese Oxides for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

Nygil Thomas 1 Malte Behrens 1 Sevilay Cosgun 2 Alexander Schmidt 2 Martin Lerch 2

1Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Berlin Germany2Technische Universitamp;#228;t Berlin Berlin Germany

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9:00 AM - D7.14
Attachment of Single Site Metal Ions to the Surface of TiO2 Nanorods and Visible Light Photocatalysis

Wonjun Kang 1 Choumini Balasanthiran 1 Charles Spanjers 2 Robert M Rioux 2 James D Hoefelmeyer 1

1University of South Dakota Vermillion USA2Pennsylvania State University University Park USA

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9:00 AM - D7.15
Heterostructures for Elevated-temperature 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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D4: In-situ amp; Operando Studies
Session Chairs
Thomas Schedel-Niedrig
Artur Braun
Wednesday AM, April 03, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2002

9:30 AM - D4.02
In - situ Probing of Electron-hole Pair Generation at Semiconductor-electrolyte Interface Using Soft X Ray Absorption Spectroscopy

Debajeet K Bora 1 2 3 Artur Braun 2 Jinghua Guo 1 Kevin Sivula 4 Junfa Zhu 5 Liang Zhang 5 Michael Gratzel 4 Edwin C Constable 3

1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA2Empa. Swiss Federal Laboratory for Materials Science and Technology Dubendorf Switzerland3University of Basel Basel Switzerland4EPFL Laussane Switzerland5University of Science and Technology of China Hefei China

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9:45 AM - D4.03
Amorphous Molybdenum Sulfide Catalysts for Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolution: In-Situ Spectroscopy and Incorporation into Photocathodes for Water Splitting

Jesse D Benck 1 Hernan Sanchez 2 Zhebo Chen 1 Leah Y Kuritzky 1 Arnold J Forman 1 Sarp Kaya 2 Hirohito Ogasawara 2 Anders Nilsson 2 Thomas F Jaramillo 1

1Stanford University Stanford USA2SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Menlo Park USA

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10:00 AM - D4.04
Photoelectrochemical and Photoelectron Spectroscopy Investigations of Single-crystalline 3C-SiC Photoelectrodes on Si for Water Splitting

Quan-Bao Ma 1 Juergen Ziegler 1 Dominic Fertig 1 Bernhard Kaiser 1 Wolfram Jaegermann 1

1TU Darmstadt Darmstadt Germany

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10:15 AM - *D4.05
In-Situ Soft X-Ray Spectroscopy of 3d Transition Metal Oxides in Catalytic and Photoelectrochemical Reactions

Jinghua Guo 1

1Lawrence Berkeley Natl Lab Berkeley USA

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10:45 AM - D4.06
The Initial Phase of Photoelectrochemical Anodization of Si in Alkaline Media Investigated by Synchrotron Radiation Photoelectron Spectroscopy (SRPES) and Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM)

Marika Letilly 1 2 Katarzyna Skorupska 1 3 4 Mohammed Aggour 5 Michael Kanis 1 Hans-Joachim Lewerenz 2 1

1Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin Berlin Germany2Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis Pasadena USA3University of Warsaw Warsaw Poland4Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces Potsdam Germany5Ibn Tofail University Kenitra Morocco

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11:00 AM - D4.07
Si-based Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor (MOS) Photocathodes as a Platform for Highly Efficient Solar Water Splitting

Daniel V Esposito 1 Thomas Moffat 1 A. Alec Talin 2

1National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg USA2Sandia National Laboratory Livermore USA

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11:15 AM -
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D5: Nanostructures and Self-assembly for Solar Water Splitting
Session Chairs
David Tilley
Yelin Hu
Wednesday AM, April 03, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2002

11:30 AM - D5.01
Supramolecular Self-assembly of Chlorins in an Aerosolized Droplet to Synthesize Biomimetic Antennas

Vivek B. Shah 1 Joseph W. Springer 2 Olga Mass 3 Jonathan Yuen 2 Jonathan S. Lindsey 3 Dewey Holten 2 Pratim Biswas 1

1Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis USA2Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis USA3North Carolina State University Raleigh USA

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11:45 AM - D5.02
Knitting the Catalytic Pattern of Artificial Photosynthesis to Fucntionalized Carbon Nanostructures

Francesca Maria Toma 1 Sartorel Andrea 2 Mauro Carraro 2 Francesco Paolucci 3 Maurizio Prato 1 Bonchio Marcella 2

1Univerisitamp;#224; di Trieste Trieste Italy2Univerisitamp;#224; di Padova Padova Italy3Univerisitamp;#224; di Bologna Bologna Italy

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12:00 PM - *D5.03
Semiconductor Nanowires for Artificial Photosynthesis

Peidong Yang 1

1University of California, Berkeley Berkeley USA

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12:30 PM - D5.04
Facile Botanical Templating Strategies for the Growth of Porous Metal Oxides in Artificial Leaf-like Macroscale Structures for Potential Use in Energy Related Catalysis

Edward Gillan 1

1University of Iowa Iowa City USA

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