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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 K : Materials for Sustainable Development

2013-04-04   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Eric Amis, United Technologies Research Center
David Cahen, Weizmann Institute of Science
Martin L. Green, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Alan J. Hurd, Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Santa Fe Institute

Symposium Support

United Technologies Research Center
K2: Materials for Sustainable Transportation, Buildings and Infrastructure
Session Chairs
David Cahen
Thursday PM, April 04, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2020

2:30 AM - *K2.01
Activating Small Abundant Molecules Such as Water, Carbon Dioxide and Oxygen: Efforts to Create ``Greenrdquo; Chemical Processes and Renewable Energy Resources

Ronny Neumann 1

1Weizmann Institute of Science Rehovot Israel

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3:00 AM - K2.02
Development of a ``Green" Supercapacitor Based Entirely on Disposable, Environmentally Benign Materials

Boris Dyatkin 1 Volker Presser 1 2 Min Heon 1 Majid Beidaghi 1 Yury Gogotsi 1

1Drexel University Philadelphia USA2INM - Leibniz-Institut fur Neue Materialien gGmbH Saarbrucken Germany

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3:15 AM - K2.03
Direct Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes from Stainless Steel Meshes for High Performance Microbial Fuel Cells

Woongchul Choi 1 Xiong Pu 1 Celal Erbay 2 Mi-Jin Choi 2 Arum Han 2 Choongho Yu 1 3

1Texas Aamp;M College Station USA2Texas Aamp;M College Station USA3Texas Aamp;M College Station USA

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3:30 AM - K2.04
Synthesis and Characterization of Block Copolymers and Their Use in Nanomaterial Removal from Water

Ziyauddin Qureshi 1 Suresh Valiyaveettil 1

1National University of Singapore Singapore Singapore

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3:45 AM - K2.05
Synthesis and Characterization of Nd2NiO4+delta; via Sol-gel as Cathode Application to Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC)

Rene Fabian Cienfuegos 1 2 Marco Antonio Garza-Navarro 1 2 Domingo I. Garcia-Gutierrez 1 2 Leonardo Chavez-Guerrero 1 2 Ivan Eleazar Moreno-Cortez 1 2 Moises Hinojosa-Rivera 1 2

1Facultad de Ingenieramp;#237;a Mecamp;#225;nica y Elamp;#233;ctrica San Nicolas de los Garza Mexico2Centro de Innovaciamp;#243;n, Investigaciamp;#243;n y Desarrollo en Ingenieramp;#237;a y Tecnologamp;#237;a (CIIDIT) Apodaca Mexico

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - *K2.06
Cement: a Multi-scale Porous Material Under the Nanoscope

Roland J-M Pellenq 1

1MIT Cambridge USA

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5:00 AM - K2.07
Influences of Hydrogen on the Fracture Behavior of Weld Heat Affected Zones in Pipeline Steel

Jung-A Lee 1 Dong-Hyun Lee 1 Moo-Young Seok 1 Un Bong Baek 2 Yun-Hee Lee 2 Seung Hoon Nahm 2 Jae-il Jang 1

1Hanyang University Seoul Republic of Korea2Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science Daejeon Republic of Korea

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5:15 AM - K2.08
Hydrogen Sintering of Titanium; Reducing Energy of Production and Fuel Consumption in the Transportation Sector

Mark Koopman 1 Z. Zak Fang 1 Pei Sun 1 James Paramore 1 Lu Yang 1

1Univ. of Utah Salt Lake City USA

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K1: Materials for Sustainable Energy
Session Chairs
Alan J. Hurd
Thursday AM, April 04, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2020

9:00 AM - *K1.01
Gallium Nitride: A Key Material for Sustainable Development

Colin John Humphreys 1

1University of Cambridge Cambridge United Kingdom

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K3: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Martin L. Green
David Cahen
Thursday PM, April 04, 2013
Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Level, Salons 7-8-9

9:00 AM - K3.01
Noble Photoactive Antibacterial Cotton Treated by Benzophenone Derivative in Deep Eutectic Solvent

Kyung Wha Oh 1 Hyung-Min Choi 2

1Chung-Ang University Seoul Republic of Korea2Soongsil University Seoul Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - K3.03
Mechanical Properties of Nanocellulose Reinforced Polylactide Films

Seong Hun Kim 1 Kyung Wha Oh 2 Joo Hyung Lee 1

1Hanyang University Seoul Republic of Korea2Chung Ang University Seoul Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - K3.04
UCST and LCST Phase Behavior of a Renewably Sourced Poly(trimethylene ether) Glycol in Water

Hau-Nan Lee 1 Brad Rosen 1 Gyorgyi Fenyvesi 1 Hari Sunkara 1

1DuPont Wilmington USA

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9:00 AM - K3.05
Zr Studies for Sustainable Energy Applications

Shao-Ping Chen 1

1Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA

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9:00 AM - K3.06
Os/Ir-based Materials and Their Application as Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction and Hydrogen Oxidation

Jorge Uribe-Godinez 1 Veronica Garcia-Montalvo 2 Omar Jimenez-Sandoval 1

1Centro de Investigaciamp;#243;n y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politamp;#233;cnico Nacional, Unidad Queramp;#233;taro Queramp;#233;taro Mexico2Instituto de Quamp;#237;mica de la Universidad Nacional Autamp;#243;noma de Mamp;#233;xico Distrito Federal Mexico

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9:00 AM - K3.07
Performance of Bimetallic Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction and Hydrogen Oxidation, in the Presence of Fuel Cell Contaminants

Jorge Uribe-Godinez 1 2 Veronica Garcia-Montalvo 2 Omar Jimenez-Sandoval 1

1Centro de Investigaciamp;#243;n y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politamp;#233;cnico Nacional, Unidad Queramp;#233;taro Queramp;#233;taro Mexico2Instituto de Quamp;#237;mica de la Universidad Nacional Autamp;#243;noma de Mamp;#233;xico Distrito Federal Mexico

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9:00 AM - K3.08
A Facile Recovery of Silicon Nanoparticles from Waste Silicon Sludge Using Sonication and Centrifugation

HeeDong Jang 1 Hyekyoung Kim 1 Dae Sup Kil 1 Hankwon Chang 1

1Korea Institute of Geoscience amp; Mineral Resources Daejeon Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - K3.09
First-principles Study on Native Defects in alpha;-Fe2O3; Implication to Efficiency of Water Splitting

Joohee Lee 1 Kye Yeop Kim 1 Gijae Gang 1 Seungwu Han 1

1Seoul National University Seoul Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - K3.10
Magnesium-Poly(methyl methacrylate) Nanocomposites for High Gravimetric Capacity, Reversible Solid-state Hydrogen Storage

Alyssa Brand 1 Anne Ruminski 1 Rizia Bardhan 1 Jeffrey Urban 1

1Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Berkeley USA

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9:00 AM - K3.11
Photothermal Isomerization of Dimetallic Fulvalene Complexes as an Approach to Capturing and Storing Solar Energy

Michael Harpham 6 Son Nguyen 1 Zongrui Hou 1 Jeffrey Grossman 4 Charles Harris 1 Michael Mara 5 Andrew Stickrath 6 Yosuke Kanai 3 Alexie Kolpak 4 Donghwa Lee 3 Di-Jia Liu 6 Justin Lomont 1 Kasper Moth-Poulsen 2 Nikolai Vinokurov 1 Lin Chen 6 5 Peter Vollhardt 1

1UC-Berkeley Berkeley USA2Chalmers University of Technology Gothenburg Sweden3University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill USA4Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA5Northwestern University Evanston USA6Argonne National Laboratory Lemont USA

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9:00 AM - K3.12
Facilitated Transport Porous Polybenzoxazine Membrane for Flue Gas Separation

Nicharat Manmuanpom 1 2 Sujitra Wongkasemjit 1 2 Thanyalak Chaisuwan 1 2

1The Petroleum and Petrochemical College Bangkok Thailand2The Center of Excellence on Petrochemical and Materials Technology Bangkok Thailand

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9:00 AM - K3.13
Preparation of Porous Hybrid Composite from Calcium Sand

Vararat Swatdiponphallop 1 2 Sujitra Wongkasemjit 1 2 Thanyalak Chaisuwan 1 2

1The Petroleum and Petrochemical College Bangkok Thailand2Center of Excellence on Petrochemical and Materials Technology Bangkok Thailand

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9:00 AM - K3.14
Nanoporous Carbon Membrane Prepared from Aromatic Benzoxazine Precursor for CO2/CH4 Separation

Kanokporn Wongthai 1 2 Sujitra Wongkasemjit 1 2 Thanyalak Chaisuwan 1 2

1The Petroleum and Petrochemical College Bangkok Thailand2The Center of Excellence on Petrochemical and Materials Technology Bangkok Thailand

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9:00 AM - K3.15
Synthesis and Electrochemical Characterization of Co Based Catalyst for Fischer Tropsch Process

Battsengel Baatar 1 Munkshur Myekhlai 1 Bolormaa Gendensuren 1 Ganbaatar Gansukh 1

1National University of Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Mongolia

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9:00 AM - K3.17
Colloidal Growth, Characterization and Optoelectronic Study of Strong Light Absorber Inexpensive Iron Pyrite Nanomaterials by Using Amine Ligands for Photovoltaics Application

Mahmood Alam Khan 1 Omar Manasreh 1 Scott A Little 1 Yahia Makableh 1 Scott Mangham 1 Seunyong Lee 1

1University of Arkansas Fayetteville USA

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9:00 AM - K3.18
The Effect of Hydrogen Embrittlement on the Fatigue Properties of Austenitic Stainless Steel

Adam Nekimken 1 Patrick Ferro 1

1Gonzaga University Spokane USA

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9:00 AM - K3.19
Crystallization Kinetics of Thermoelectric Bi2Se3 Crystals in Ge-Se-Bi Chalcogenide Glasses

Yinyao Liu 1 Jing Ren 1 Guorong Chen 1 2 Stefania Baccaro 2 Alessia Cemmi 2

1East China University of Science and Technology Shanghai China2ENEA Rome Italy

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9:00 AM - K3.20
A Novel Method for the Preparation of Bi12TiO20 Selenite for Environmental Applications

Andre Esteves Nogueira 1 Emerson Rodrigues Camargo 1

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

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9:00 AM - K3.21
High Porous Material from Poly (Styrene/Ethylene Glycol Dimethacrylate)HIPE for Agriculture Application

Supakorn Jindacharin 1 2 Manit Nithitanakul 1 2 Pornsri Pekayangkoon 3

1The Petroleum and Petrochemical college Bkk Thailand2The Center of Excellence on Petrochemical and Materials Technology Bkk Thailand3King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok Bangkok Thailand

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9:00 AM - K3.22
Designing Microstructure of Nanoporous Carbon as a Catalyst Support for Biodiesel Production

Juta Jaroonkiattikhun 1 2 Sujitra Wongkasemjit 1 2 Thanyalak Chaisuwan 1 2

1The Petroleum and Petrochemical College Bangkok Thailand2The Center of Excellence on Petrochemical and Materials Technology Bangkok Thailand

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9:00 AM - K3.24
Electrical Percolation Behavior of Epoxy/Silver Nanowire Composites Mixed with Silica Nanoparticles: Experiment and Simulation

Heesuk Kim 1 Seungwoong Nam 1 Hyun Woo Cho 2 Bong June Sung 2

1Korea Institute of Science and Technology Seoul Republic of Korea2Sogang University Seoul Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - K3.26
Enhancement of Aluminum Thin Film Properties by Titanium Carbide Addition

Felipe Sampaio Alencastro 1 Emanuel Santos 1 Oleksii Kuznetsov 2 Renata Antoun Simao 1

1COPPE/UFRJ Rio de Janeiro Brazil2INMETRO Xerem Brazil

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9:00 AM - K3.27
Effects of Carbon Dioxide on Methane Adsorption on Activated Carbon in a Packed Bed Column

Chompunick Sitthirawiphong 1 2 Pramoch Rangsunvigit 1 2 Santi Kulprathipanja 3

1The Petroleum and Petrochemical College Bangkok Thailand2The Center of Excellence on Petrochemical and Materials Technology Bangkok Thailand3A Honeywell Company Des Plaines USA

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9:00 AM - K3.28
Synthesis of Pt-CeOx Electrocatalysts for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Absence and Presence of Methanol in 0.1 M KOH

Alejandro Altamirano Gutierrez 1 A. M. Fernandez 1 F. J. Rodriguez Varela 2

1Universidad Nacional Autamp;#243;noma de Mamp;#233;xico Mexico Mexico2Cinvestav Unidad Saltillo Saltillo Mexico

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9:00 AM - K3.29
A New LiPON Solid State Electrolyte: Synthesis, Properties, and Electronic Structure

Abdou Lachgar 1 2 Natalie A. W. Holzwarth 3 2 Keerthi Senevirathne 1 2 Michael Gross 4 2

1Wake Forest University Winston Salem USA2Wake Forest University Winston Salem USA3Wake Forest University Winston Salem USA4Bucknell University Lewisburg USA

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9:00 AM - K3.30
Development of Bimetallic Electrocatalysts Based on Rhodium and Various Non-noble Transition Metals for the Oxygen Reduction and Hydrogen Oxidation Reactions

Maria Lizbeth Barrios-Reyna 1 Jorge Uribe-Godinez 1 2 Omar Jimenez-Sandoval 1

1Cinvestav Queramp;#233;taro Mexico2UNAM Mexico Mexico

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9:00 AM - K3.31
Ir-Mn and Rh-Mn Bimetallic Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction and Hydrogen Oxidation in Acid Media

Maria Lizbeth Barrios-Reyna 1 Jorge Uribe-Godinez 1 2 Omar Jimenez-Sandoval 1

1Cinvestav Queramp;#233;taro Mexico2UNAM Mexico Mexico

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9:00 AM - K3.33
Thermodynamics of Cellulose Solvation in Novel Solvent Mixtures

Ritankar Das 1 Jhih-Wei Chu 1

1UC Berkeley Albany USA

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9:00 AM - K3.34
Effect of Glycerol on Miscibility of Thermoplastic Starch/Poly(ethylene-co-vinyl alcohol) Blends

Jitrawee Suk-em 1 Ranumas Thipmanee 1 Rangrong Yoksan 1 2 Amporn Sane 1 2

1Kasetsart University Bangkok Thailand2Kasetsart University Bangkok Thailand

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9:00 AM - K3.35
Mechanical Metamaterials Manufactured from Additive Manufacturing

Xiaoyu Zheng 1 Josh Deotte 1 Chris Spadaccini 1

1Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore USA

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K1: Materials for Sustainable Energy
Session Chairs
Alan J. Hurd
Thursday AM, April 04, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2020

9:30 AM - K1.02
Aqueous Self-assembly of an Electroluminescent Double-helical Metallo-polymer

Demet Asil 1 Xavier Hatten 2 Richard H. Friend 1 Jonathan R Nitschke 2

1University of Cambridge Cambridge United Kingdom2University of Cambridge Cambridge United Kingdom

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9:45 AM - K1.03
Thin Films of Solar Absorber Cu2ZnSnS4 Deposited from Nanocrystal Dispersions in Polar Solvents

B.Selin Tosun 1 Boris Chernomordik 1 Aloysius Gunawan 1 K.Andre Mkhoyan 1 Eray S. Aydil 1

1University of Minnesota Minneapolis USA

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10:00 AM - K1.04
Enhancing Light Harvesting Efficiency of Hematite Nanorods Using Squaraine Dye in Photo-electrochemical Solar Cell

Hemant Kumar Mulmudi 1 2 Nripan Mathews 1 2 Subodh Mhaisalkar 1 2 Yeng Ming Lam 1

1Nanyang Technological University Singapore Singapore2Energy Research Institute@NTU Singapore Singapore

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10:15 AM - K1.05
Picosecond IR Spectroscopy of Fulvalene(Tetracarbonyl)Dimetal: A Solar Storage and Thermal Release Molecule

Son C. Nguyen 1 Zongrui Hou 1 Justin P. Lomont 1 Charles B. Harris 1 Peter C. Vollhardt 1

1Chemistry Dept., UC, Berkeley Berkeley USA

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10:30 AM - K1.06
Modifying Atomic Layer Deposition with Low Temperature Growth of Ruthenium Oxide on Special Electrode Substrates for Energy Storage Applications

Xianbin Wang 1 Wei Chen 2 Liang Li 1 Zhihong Wang 1 Elhadj M Diallo 1 Weisheng Yue 1 Xiaoming Yang 1 Ahad Syed 1 Xixiang Zhang 1 Husam N Alshareef 2

1King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Thuwal Saudi Arabia2King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Thuwal Saudi Arabia

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10:45 AM - K1.07
Optimization of the Spectral Selectivity of Alpha-SiC Foams Used in Open Volumetric Solar Absorbers

Benoit Rousseau 1 Simon Guevelou 1 Gilberto Domingues 1 Jerome Vicente 2 Cyril Caliot 3 Gilles Flamant 3

1LTN UMR CNRS 6607 Nantes France2IUTSI UMR CNRS 7343 Marseille France3PROMES UPR CNRS 8521 Odeillo France

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - *K1.08
Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Unconventional Natural Gas and Comparison to Other Fossil Energy Sources

Corrie Clark 1

1Argonne National Laboratory Washington USA

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12:00 PM - K1.09
Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide from Transportation Vehicles

Hal Gokturk 1

1Ecoken San Francisco USA

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12:15 PM - K1.10
Long-term Storage of Solar Energy with Chemical Heat Pumps

Yannick De Decker 1

1Universitamp;#233; Libre de Bruxelles Brussels Belgium

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12:30 PM - K1.11
Analytical Model for Heat Transfer in a Finite Region of Organic Phase Change Materials

Yejun Zhu 1 Baoling Huang 1 Jingshen Wu 1

1Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong Hong Kong

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12:45 PM - K1.12
Hydrothermal Synthesis of Superparamagnetic Magnesium Ferrite Nanoadsorbent and Its Effective Arsenic (III, V) Removal Performance and Easy Magnetic Separation

Wenshu Tang 1 Qi Li 1 Yu Su 1 Shian Gao 1 Jian Ku Shang 1 2

1Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences Shenyang China2University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana USA

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2013-04-05   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Eric Amis, United Technologies Research Center
David Cahen, Weizmann Institute of Science
Martin L. Green, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Alan J. Hurd, Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Santa Fe Institute

Symposium Support

United Technologies Research Center
K5: Biomaterials and Materials for Sustainable Use of Water
Session Chairs
Martin L. Green
Friday PM, April 05, 2013
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2020

2:30 AM - K5.01
Determining Optimal Zeolite Properties for Increasing Water Permeability

Thomas Humplik 1 Shalabh Maroo 2 Tahar Laoui 3 Evelyn N Wang 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Syracuse University Syracuse USA3King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Dhahran Saudi Arabia

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2:45 AM - K5.02
Exploring Frontiers of High Surface Area Metal-organic Frameworks

Richard Luis Martin 1 Maciej Haranczyk 1

1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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3:00 AM - K5.04
Effect of Zeolite ZSM-5 on Morphological and Mechanical Properties of Polyethylene/Thermoplastic Starch Blend

Ranumas Thipmanee 1 2 Rangrong Yoksan 1 2 3 Amporn Sane 1 2 3

1Kasetsart University Bangkok Thailand2Kasetsart University Bangkok Thailand3Kasetsart University Research and Development Institute Bangkok Thailand

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3:00 AM -
K5.03 Transferred to K2.04

3:15 AM -
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4:00 AM - K5.05
Hydrothermal Synthesis of Thermochromic Vanadium Dioxide

David Alie 1 Robert Tenent 2 Sean Shaheen 1 2 Chunmei Ban 2 Anne Dillon 1

1University of Denver Denver USA2National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA

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4:15 AM - K5.06
Bivalent Mg Cation Conduction in Mg(BH4)(NH2)

Shougo Higashi 1 Kazutoshi Miwa 1 Masakazu Aoki 1 Kensuke Takechi 1

1Toyota Central Ramp;D Laboratories, Inc. Nagakute, Aichi Japan

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