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2012 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 9-13, 2012 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Lara A. Estroff, Jun Liu, Kornelius Nielsch, Kazumi Wada

Symposium N : One-Dimensional Nanostructured Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage

2012-04-10   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Zhong Lin (ZL) Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology
Xudong Wang, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Thomas G. Thundat, University of Alberta
Magnus Willander, Linkoping University
N3: One-Dimensional Nanomaterial Based Photocatalysis
Session Chairs
Thomas Thundat
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2010

2:45 AM - N3.1
Development of High Efficiency Colloidal Quantum Dot Solar Cells through Improved Solution Processing and Nanoparticle Surface Modification

Lisa Rollny 1 Kang Wei Chou 3 4 Aram Amassian 4 Edward Sargent 1 2

1University of Toronto Toronto Canada2University of Toronto Toronto Canada3King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Thuwal Saudi Arabia4Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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3:00 AM - N3.2
Improving Redox Couple Mass Transport in High Aspect Ratio Silicon Wire-array Liquid Junctions

Chengxiang Xiang 1 Andrew C Meng 1 Nathan S Lewis 1

1Caltech Pasadena USA

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3:15 AM - N3.3
Solution Grown Hematite Nanowire Arrays for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

Nripan Mathews 1 2 Morgan Stefik 2 Subodh Mhaisalkar 1 Michael Gratzel 2

1Nanyang Technological University Singapore Singapore2Ecole Polytechnique Feacute;deacute;rale de Lausanne Lausanne Switzerland

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3:30 AM - N3.4
Branched TiO2 Nanorods for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production

In Sun Cho 1 Zhebo Chen 2 Arnold J Forman 2 Dong Rip Kim 1 Pratap M Rao 1 Thomas F Jaramillo 2 Xiaolin Zheng 1

1Stanford University Stanford USA2Stanford University Stanford USA

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3:45 AM - N3.5
p-InP Nanopillar Photocathodes for Efficient, Solar-driven Hydrogen Production

Min Hyung Lee 1 2 3 Joel Ager 1 2 Ali Javey 1 2 3

1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA3University of California, Berkeley Berkeley USA

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - N3.6
Colloidal Gallium Phosphide Nanowires: Surfactant-free Synthesis and Visible-light-driven Hydrogen Production from Water Reduction

Jianwei Sun 1 2 Peidong Yang 1 2

1University of California at Berkeley Berkeley USA2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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4:45 AM - N3.7
Solar Fuel Generation from Earth-abundant Silicon Microwire/Ni-Mo Photocathodes

Emily L Warren 1 James R McKone 1 Bruce S Brunschwig 1 Harry B Gray 1 Harry A Atwater 2 Nathan S Lewis 1

1Caltech Pasadena USA2California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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5:00 AM - N3.8
Photoelectrochemistry of Solution-grown Gallium Phosphide Nanowire Photocathode

Chong Liu 1 Jianwei Sun 1 2 Jinyao Tang 1 Peidong Yang 1 2

1UC Berkeley Berkeley USA2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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5:15 AM - N3.9
Atomic-scale Design of Novel Carbon-based Hybrid Nanostructures for Solar Energy Harvesting and Storage

Alexie Kolpak 1 Timothy J Kucharski 1 Jeffrey C Grossman 1

1MIT Cambridge USA

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5:30 AM - N3.10
Nanostructured Black Silicon Anti-reflection for 18.2% Photovoltaics and High-current Photocathodes for Hydrogen Production

Jihun Oh 1 Todd G Deutsch 1 Hao-Chih Yuan 1 Howard M Branz 1

1NREL Golden USA

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5:45 AM - N3.11
WO3 Nanotubes for Effective Photoelectrochemical Water-splitting

Pratap Mahesh Rao 1 In Sun Cho 1 Xiaolin Zheng 1

1Stanford University Stanford USA

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N4: Poster Session: One-Dimensional Nanomaterials for Solar Energy Harvesting
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 1, Exhibit Hall

6:00 AM - N4.1
Investigation of Thin Film and Nano-patterned Amorphous Silicon as Anode for Lithium Ion Battery

Rajamouly S Omampuliyur 1 Maruf Bhuiyan 1 Han Zheng 2 Jing Zhu 3 Hui Xia 3 Li Lu 3 Eugene Fitzgerald 4 Wee K Choi 1 2

1Singapore- MIT Alliance, National University of Singapore Singapore Singapore2National University of Singapore Singapore Singapore3National University of Singapore Singapore Singapore4Singapore- MIT Alliance, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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6:00 AM - N4.10
Au-decorated ZnSe*0.5(N2H4) Nanocrystals: Correlation of Photocatalysis with Carrier Dynamics

Yu-Chih Chen 1 Tao-Cheng Liu 1 Yung-Jung Hsu 1

1National Chiao Tung University Hsinchu Taiwan

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6:00 AM - N4.11
Copper Tungstate Thin Film and Nanowire Photoanodes for Visible Light Water Splitting

Tyler Matthews 1 2 3 K. R Balasubramaniam 2 3 Shiyou Chen 2 3 Esther Alarcoacute;n-Lladoacute; 2 3 Lin-Wang Wang 1 2 3 Junqiao Wu 1 2 Joel W Ager 2 3

1University of California, Berkeley Berkeley USA2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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6:00 AM - N4.14
Semiconductor and Metallic Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes in TiO2 Photoanodes for Hybrid Solar Cells

German Alvarado Tenorio 1 M. E Rincoacute;n 1

1Centro de Investigacioacute;n en Energiacute;a Temixco Mexico

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6:00 AM - N4.15
Vertically Aligned WO3 Nanorod Array Photoanode for Efficient Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

Junjun Zhang 1 2 3 Min Hyung Lee 1 2 3 Kuniharu Takei 1 2 3 Zhibin Yu 1 2 3 Max Zheng 1 2 3 Tyler Matthews 2 Esther Alarcon Llado 2 Joel W Ager 2 Weixin Zhang 4 Ali Javey 1 2 3

1University of California at Berkeley Berkeley USA2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA3University of California at Berkeley Berkeley USA4Hefei University of Technology Hefei China

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6:00 AM - N4.16
Tandem Wire Array Solar Cells: Novel Growth of Si1-xGex Wires and Optoelectronic Modeling

Daniel Turner-Evans 1 Julie Jester 1 Christopher Chen 1 Hal Emmer 1 Emily Warmann 1 Harry Atwater 1

1CALTECH Pasadena USA

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6:00 AM - N4.17
Comparison of Graphene Anode versus Metallic Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Anode for Organic Solar Cells

Isaac Ruiz 1 Aaron S George 2 Maziar Ghazinejad 3 Wei Wang 2 Adan Velasco 3 Mihrimah Ozkan 1 Cengiz Ozkan 2

1University of California Riverside Riverside USA2University of California Riverside Riverside USA3University of California Riverside Riverside USA

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6:00 AM - N4.18
Controlled Growth of Hierarchical ZnO Nanorods on Si Nanowire Backbone for Efficeint Photoanode in Semiconductor-sensitized Solar Cells

Yeryung Jeon 1 Taeseup Song 2 Jaehwan Ha 2 Won Il Park 2 Ungyu Paik 1 2

1Hanyang University Seoul Republic of Korea2Hanyang University Seoul Republic of Korea

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6:00 AM - N4.3
Atomic Layer Deposition of TiO2 Ultrathin Films on 3D Substrates for Energy Applications

Audrey Soum-Glaude 1 Virginie Brize 1 Laurent Cagnon 2 Gael Giusti 3 Rached Salhi 3 Stephane Daniele 4 Celine Ternon 5 Elisabeth Blanquet 1 Daniel Bellet 3

1SIMAP Saint-Martin d'Hegrave;res France2Institut Neacute;el Grenoble France3LMGP Grenoble France4IRCELYON Lyon France5LTM Grenoble France

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6:00 AM - N4.4
Vertically Aligned Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes as Low-cost and High-electrocatalytic Counter Electrode for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells

Pei Dong 1 Jing Zhang 1 Cary Pint 2 Mel Hainey 1 Yongjie Zhan 1 Robert Hauge 2 Hong Lin 3 Jun Lou 1

1Rice University Houston USA2Rice University Houston USA3Tsinghua University Beijing China

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6:00 AM - N4.5
Multi-branched TiO2/Si Nanostructures for Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

Sun Young Noh 1 Ke Sun 2 Chulmin Choi 1 Sungho Jin 1 Deli Wang 1 2

1University of California, San Diego San Diego USA2University of California, San Diego San Diego USA

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6:00 AM - N4.6
Synthesis and Electrochemical Performance of SiOC-Carbon Nanotube Composite Nanowires

Romil Bhandavat 1 Marco Cologna 2 Rishi Raj 2 Gurpreet Singh 1

1Kansas State University Manahattan USA2University of Colorado Boulder USA

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6:00 AM - N4.7
Enhancement of Electrochemical Properties of Molybdenum Oxide Nanowires

Lin Xu 1 Shuo Li 1 Liqiang Mai 1 Chunhua Han 1 Liang Chang 1

1Wuhan University of Technology Wuhan China

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6:00 AM - N4.8
Functionalized Au Nanorods with Thienly-derivative Fullerene for Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells

Yong Seok Kim 1 Yo-Han Suh 2 Won Bae Kim 1 2

1Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) Gwangju Republic of Korea2Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) Gwangju Republic of Korea

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N1: One-Dimensional Nanomaterial Based Photovoltaics
Session Chairs
Thomas Thundat
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2010

9:30 AM - *N1.1
Heterojunction Wire Array Structures Photovoltaics and Solar Fuels

Harry Atwater 1 Dan Turner-Evans 1 Chris T Chen 1 Hal S Emmer 1 Katherine T Fountaine 1 Matthew Shaner 1 Anna Beck 1

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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10:00 AM - N1.2
Planar Waveguide-nanowire Integrated Three-dimensional Dye-sensitized Solar Cells

Wenzhuo Wu 1 Chen Xu 1 Zhong Lin Wang 1

1Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta USA

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10:15 AM - N1.3
Design of Nanowire Arrays for Photovoltaic Applications

Olivier Demichel 1 Martin Heiss 1 Anna Fontcuberta i Morral 1

1EPFL Lausanne Switzerland

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10:30 AM - N1.4
Si Wire Array Solar Cells with Highly Flexible Contacts

Daniel Turner-Evans 1 Harry Atwater 1

1CALTECH Pasadena USA

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10:45 AM - N1.5
Heterojunction Silicon Wire Solar Cells

Majid Gharghi 1 Ehsanollah Fathi 2 Siva Sivoththaman 2 Xiang Zhang 1

1University of California Berkeley Berkeley USA2University of Waterloo Waterloo Canada

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11:00 AM -
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N2: Conversion between Light and Electricity in 1D Nanostructures
Session Chairs
Magnus Willander
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2010

11:30 AM - *N2.1
Applications of III-V and III-N Nano Wires for the Conversion of Light-to-electricity (Solar Cells) and Electricity-to-light (Light Emitting Diodes)

Lars Samuelson 1

1Lund University Lund Sweden

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12:00 PM - *N2.2
1-D ZnO Nanostructured Materials for Optoelectronic Nanodevices

Yue Zhang 1

1University of Science and Technology Beijing Beijing China

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12:30 PM - N2.3
Investigations of Lightly Doped Silicon Microwire Arrays under High Level Injection Conditions

Elizabeth A Santori 1 Nicholas C Strandwitz 1 Harry A Atwater 2 Nathan S Lewis 1

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA2California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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12:45 PM - N2.4
Tuning Light Absorption in Core/Shell Si Nanowire Photovoltaics via Controlled Synthesis

Robert Watson Day 1 Sun-Kyung Kim 1 James F Cahoon 2 Thomas J Kempa 1 Hong-Gyu Park 3 Charles M Lieber 1

1Harvard University Cambridge USA2University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill USA3Korea University Seoul Republic of Korea

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2012-04-11   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Zhong Lin (ZL) Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology
Xudong Wang, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Thomas G. Thundat, University of Alberta
Magnus Willander, Linkoping University
N7: Piezoelectric Nanogenerators
Session Chairs
Sang-Woo Kim
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2010

2:30 AM - *N7.0
Coupling between Piezodectric Effect and Electrochemical Reactions or a New Route of Energy Conversion

Xudong Wang 1

1University of Wisconsin Madison USA

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3:00 AM - *N7.1
High-Performance Transparent, Flexible, Stretchable, Foldable Nanogenerators Based on Multi-dimensional ZnO Nanostructures

Sang-Woo Kim 1

1Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) Suwon Republic of Korea

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3:30 AM - N7.2
Self-powered System with Wireless Data Transmission

Youfan Hu 1 Yan Zhang 1 Chen Xu 1 Long Lin 1 Robert L Snyder 1 Zhong Lin Wang 1

1Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta USA

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3:45 AM - N7.3
PZT Nanogenerator Based on Graphene Electrodes

Junggou Kwon 1 Wanchul Seung 1 Sang-Woo Kim 1 Jong-Hyun Ahn 1

1Sungkyunkwan University Suwon Republic of Korea

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4:00 AM -
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4:30 AM - N7.4
Low Temperature Solution-processed ZnO Thin Film Based Piezoelectric Nanogenerator on Plastic Substrates

Sungyun Chung 1 Joohee Kim 1 Jihyun Lee 1 Hanju Jo 1 Kieun Seong 1 Youn Sang Kim 1 2

1Seoul National University Seoul Republic of Korea2Advanced Institutes of Convergence Technology Suwon Republic of Korea

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4:45 AM - N7.5
Nanostructured Zinc Oxide Piezoelectric Energy Generators Based on Semiconductor P-N Junctions

Joe Briscoe 1 Mark Stewart 2 Melvin Vopson 2 Markys Cain 2 Steve Dunn 1

1Queen Mary, University of London London United Kingdom2National Physical Laboratory London United Kingdom

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5:00 AM - *N7.6
Energy Harvesting with ZnO Nanowires

Rusen Yang 1

1University of Minnesota Minneapolis USA

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N5: One-Dimensional Thermoelectric Nanomaterials and Nanodevices
Session Chairs
Magnus Willander
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2010

9:30 AM - *N5.1
Thermal Transport in Nanostructured Materials: Fundamental Limits and Engineering Approaches toward Macroscale Thermal Energy Conversion and Storage Applications

Li Shi 1

1University of Texas at Austin Austin USA

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10:00 AM - N5.2
Nanowire Based High Performance Thermal Rectifier

Jia Zhu 1 Sheng Shen 1 Kedar Hippalgaonkar 1 Kevin Huang 1 Arun Majumdar 1 Junqiao Wu 1 Xiang Zhang 1

1University of California, Berkeley San Jose USA

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10:15 AM - N5.3
Self-organized Quasi-one-dimensional Nano-structure in Cu-Ni and Fe-Cu Alloys

Nguyen Dang Vu 1 Sato Kazunori 1 Katayama-Yoshida Hiroshi 1

1Osaka University, Graduate School of Engineering Science Toyonaka Japan

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10:30 AM - N5.4
The Optimal Seebeck Coefficients and Minimal Length Scales, for Obtaining the Maximum Power Factor in Silicon Nanowire Thermoelectrics

Prabhakar Bandaru 1 Paothep Pichanusakorn 1

1UC, San Diego La Jolla USA

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10:45 AM - N5.5
Experimental Studies of Thermoelectric Properties and Local Heating in One-dimensional Molecular Junctions

Woochul Lee 1 Kyeongtae Kim 1 Wonho Jeong 1 Pramod Reddy 1 2

1University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA2University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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11:00 AM -
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N6/V5: Joint Session: Opportunities and Innovation in Solar Energy Conversion
Session Chairs
Loucas Tsakalakos
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2012
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3022

11:30 AM - *N6.1/V5.1
SunShot Initiatives at Department of Energy (DOE)

Ramesh Ramamoorthy 1

1DOE Washington USA

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12:00 PM - N6.2/V5.2
Photovoltaic Technologies: Initial Efficiency Gain or Sustainable Power Output?

Sudip Mukhopadhyay 1

1Honeywell Berkeley USA

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12:15 PM - N6.3/V5.3
Photoelectrochemical and Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion Using Earth-abundant Semiconductor Nanowires

Song Jin 1

1U. of Wisconsin-Madison Madison USA

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12:30 PM - *N6.4/V5.4
Nanomaterials for Photon Management and Electrodes in Solar Cells

Yi Cui 1

1Stanford University Stanford USA

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