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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 Z : Nanotechnology and Sustainability

2013-04-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Lionel Vayssieres, Xi'an Jiaotong University
Sanjay Mathur, University of Cologne
Nguyen T. K. Thanh, University College London
Yasuhiro Tachibana, RMIT University
Z2: Nanotechnology amp; Sustainability II
Session Chairs
Lionel Vayssieres
Tuesday PM, April 02, 2013
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3007

2:30 AM - *Z2.01
Charge Carrier Dynamics in Metal Oxide Photoelectrodes for Water Photolysis

James R Durrant 1

1Imperial College London London United Kingdom

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3:00 AM - *Z2.02
Sunlight-driven Photo-oxidation Reactions at Semiconducting Oxides

Jan Augustynski 1 2 Renata Solarska 1

1Centre of New Technologies Universty of Warsaw Warsaw Poland2Institute of Electronic Materials Technology Warsaw Poland

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3:30 AM - *Z2.03
Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting over Nanostructured Semiconductor Electrodes for Solar Hydrogen

Jae Sung Lee 1 Ji-Wook Jang 1

1Pohang Univ of Sci amp; Tech Pohang Republic of Korea

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4:00 AM -
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4:15 AM - Z2.04
Electronic Properties of the Oxide Nano-crystals for Photo-electrochemical H2 Production

Muhammad N. Huda 1 Yanfa Yan 2 Mowafak M. Al-Jassim 3 John A. Turner 3

1University of Texas at Arlington Arlington USA2University of Toledo Toledo USA3National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA

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4:30 AM - Z2.05
Controlling the Energetics of a Nanoscale Water Splitting Photocatalyst with Potential-determining Ions

Rachel Chamousis 1 Frank E. Osterloh 1

1UC Davis Davis USA

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4:45 AM - Z2.06
Detailed Analysis of Quantum Confinement Effect on Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation with CdSe Quantum Dots

Jing Zhao 1 Michael A. Holmes 1 Frank E. Osterloh 1

1University of California, Davis Davis USA

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5:00 AM - Z2.07
Development of Chalcogenide Thin Films Materials for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production

Nicolas Gaillard 1 Stewart Mallory 1 Jess Kaneshiro 1

1Univ Hawaii SOEST Honolulu USA

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5:15 AM - Z2.08
Influence of Oxygen Content on Thermal Activation of Hematite Nanowires for Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation

Yichuan Ling 1 Gongming Wang 1 Yat Li 1

1University of California Santa Cruz Santa Cruz USA

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5:30 AM - Z2.09
Understanding of the Catalytic Effect of Ni(OH)2 on Hematite Nanowires for Photoelectrochemical Water and Urea Oxidation

Gongming Wang 1 Yichuan Ling 1 Xihong Lu 1 Hanyu Wang 1 Yat Li 1

1University of California, Santa Cruz Santa cruz USA

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5:45 AM - Z2.10
Plasma Oxidation of Iron Foils to Synthesize Hematite Nanowire Arrays for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

Harry Benjamin Russell 1 Uros Cvelbar 2 Jacek Jasinski 1 Todd Deutsch 3 Mahendra Sunkara 1

1University of Louisville Louisville USA2Josef Stefan Institute Ljubljana Slovenia3National Renewable Energy Laboratory Denver USA

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Z1: Nanotechnology amp; Sustainability I
Session Chairs
Lionel Vayssieres
Tuesday AM, April 02, 2013
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3007

9:30 AM - *Z1.01
Critical Materials Challenges in Solar to Hydrogen Production Technologies

Eric Lars Miller 1 Sara Dillich 1 Erika Sutherland 1 Sarah Studer 1

1US Department of Energy Washington USA

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10:00 AM - *Z1.02
Solar Light Water Splitting by Tandem Cells Composed of Promoted Hematite Photoelectrodes and Dye-sensitized Solar Cell

Hironori Arakawa 1 Norihiko Ohshima 1 Yuya Machida 1 Hironobu Ozawa 1

1Tokyo University of Science Tokyo Japan

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10:30 AM - *Z1.04
Resurrection of the Dead Layer in Hematite Thin Film Electrodes

Thomas Hamann 1 Omid Zandi 1 Benjamin Klahr 1 Kelley Hutchins 1

1Michigan State University East Lansing USA

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - *Z1.05
Electronic Structure of Hematite Photoanodes for Efficient Solar Water Splitting: A Soft X-Ray Spectroscopy Study

Ioannis Zegkinoglou 1 2 Coleman X. Kronawitter 3 4 Xuefei Feng 2 Jinghua Guo 2 Dunwei Wang 5 Samuel S. Mao 3 4 Franz J. Himpsel 1 Lionel Vayssieres 6

1University of Wisconsin Madison Madison USA2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA3University of California Berkeley Berkeley USA4Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA5Boston College Boston USA6Xian Jiaotong University Xian China

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12:00 PM - *Z1.06
Photoactive Vertically Oriented Hematite Films for Hydrogen Production

Waldemir M Carvalho 1 Lucas CC Ferraz 1 Flavio Leandro de Souza 1

1Universidade Federal do ABC Santo Andramp;#233; Brazil

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12:30 PM - Z1.07
Nanoporous Hematite Thin Films on High Surface Area Transparent Conductive Oxide Electrodes for Solar Water Splitting

Pongkarn Chakthranont 1 Arnold J Forman 1 Zhebo Chen 1 Blaise A Pinaud 1 Linsey C Seitz 1 Thomas F Jaramillo 1

1Stanford University Stanford USA

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2013-04-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Lionel Vayssieres, Xi'an Jiaotong University
Sanjay Mathur, University of Cologne
Nguyen T. K. Thanh, University College London
Yasuhiro Tachibana, RMIT University
Z4: Nanotechnology amp; Sustainability IV
Session Chairs
Sanjay Mathur
Wednesday PM, April 03, 2013
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3007

2:30 AM - Z4.01
Low-temperature Fabrication of Self-assembled Platinum Monolayers for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells

Lu-Lin Li 1 Eric Wei-Guang Diau 1

1National Chiao Tung University Hsinchu Taiwan

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2:45 AM - Z4.02
Silicon Nanowires Self-purified from Metallurgical Silicon: Cost-efficient Wire Process Utilizing Dirty Silicon for Solar Energy Conversion

Xiaopeng Li 1 2 Yanjun Xiao 3 Stefan Schweizer 2 Alexander Sprafke 2 Jung-Ho Lee 3 Ralf B Wehrspohn 2 4

1Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics Halle Germany2Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg Halle Germany3Hanyang University Ansan Republic of Korea4Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials Halle Germany

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3:00 AM - Z4.03
Spatial Transition of Single Electron in Double Quantum Dot Induced by Electric Field

James F Nimmo 1 Igor Filikhin 1 Sergei Matinyan 1 Branislav Vlahovic 1

1North Carolina Central University Durham USA

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3:15 AM - Z4.04
Photoelectrochemical Characterization of InxGa1-xN Alloys Grown on GaN Nanowire Substrates

Alejandro Martinez Garcia 1 2 Sowmya Kolli 3 2 Jacek B Jasinski 2 Bruce Alphenaar 3 Todd Deutsch 4 Mahendra K Sunkara 1 2

1University of Louisville Louisville USA2University of Louisville Louisville USA3University of Louisville Louisville USA4National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA

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3:30 AM -
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3:45 AM - Z4.05
Potassium Clusters as Substitutes for Rare Earth Phosphors

Hal Gokturk 1

1Ecoken San Francisco USA

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4:00 AM - *Z4.06
Modified Metal Oxide Based Nanostructures for Renewable Fuels from Photo Electro Chemical CO2 Reuse

Juan Ramon Morante 1 2 Cristian Fabrega 1 T. Andreu 1

1IREC Sant Adria del Besos Spain2University of Barcelona Barcelona Spain

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4:30 AM - *Z4.07
Advanced Nanoporous Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage

Thomas Bein 1

1University of Munich Munich Germany

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5:00 AM - *Z4.08
Thin Film Solid State Ionics: Defects, Transport and Electrocatalytic Properties

Harry Tuller 1 Sean Bishop 1 2

1MIT Cambridge USA2Kyushu University Nishi-ku Fukuoka Japan

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5:30 AM - *Z4.09
Metal Oxide and Sulfide Nanoarrays: Facile Synthesis and Supercapacitor Application

Cao Guan 1 Xinhui Xia 1 Hongjin Fan 1

1Nanyang Technological Univ Singapore Singapore

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Z5: Poster Session
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Wednesday PM, April 03, 2013
Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Level, Salons 7-8-9

9:00 AM - Z5.01
Fabrication of SnO2 Nanofibers Decorated with N-doped ZnO Nanonodules Using Single-Nozzle Co-electrospinning and Its Visible Light Photocatalysis Application

Jun Seop Lee 1 Jyongsik Jang 1

1Seoul National University Seoul Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - Z5.02
High-performance Pt-, ITO-free Dye-sensitized Solar Cells Using Porous PANI/CSA Nanostructured Counter Electrodes

Sunghun Cho 1 Jyongsik Jang 1

1Seoul National University Seoul Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - Z5.03
CO2 Sequestration with Polyamines Surface-immobilized Nano-porous Silica Particles

Young Gun Ko 1 Hyun Jeong Lee 1 Ung Su Choi 1

1Korea Institute of Science and Technology Seoul Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - Z5.07
The Thermal Stability of Metal-organic Frameworks under Various Gas Atmospheres

Jingyi Wang 1 Robert P. Davies 1 Paul D. Lickiss 1 Nigel P. Brandon 2

1Imperial College London London United Kingdom2Imperial College London London United Kingdom

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9:00 AM - Z5.08
Microwave A