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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 T : Bio-inspired Materials for Energy Applications

2012-04-10   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Birgit Schwenzer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Di Zhang, Shanghai Jiaotong University
Yun Jung Lee, Hanyang University
Bao-Lian Su, Wuhan University of Technology
Elaine D. Haberer, University of California, Riverside

Symposium Support

Office of Naval Research
T3: Virus and Peptide Mediated Materials Synthesis
Session Chairs
Elaine Haberer
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Marriott, Golden Gate, Salon C1

2:30 AM - T3.1
Enzyme-carbon Nanotube Ensemble Films for Biofuel Cells

Matsuhiko Nishizawa 1 3 Syuhei Yoshino 1 Takeo Miyake 1 3 Takeo Yamada 2 3 Kenji Hata 2 3

1Tohoku University Sendai Japan2Nanotube Institute, AIST Tsukiba Japan3JST-CREST Tokyo Japan

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2:45 AM - T3.2
Energy Generation Using Virus-based Piezoelectric Materials

Byung Yang Lee 1 4 Jinxing Zhang 2 5 Chris Zueger 3 4 Woo-Jae Chung 1 4 So Young Yoo 1 4 Eddie Wang 1 4 Joel Meyer 1 4 Ramamoorthy Ramesh 2 5 Seung-Wuk Lee 1 4

1University of California Berkeley USA2University of California Berkeley USA3University of California Berkeley USA4Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA5Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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3:00 AM - *T3.3
Building Integrated Photocatalytic Materials Using Chemically Viral Capsids

Matthew Francis 1

1UC Berkeley Berkeley USA

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3:30 AM - T3.4
DNA-Based Hybrids for Energy Storage Applications

Donna Joyce 1 Narayanan Venkat 1 2 Fahima Ouchen 1 2 Kristi M Singh 1 3 Steven R Smith 1 2 James G Grote 1

1Air Force Research Laboratory Wright-Patterson AFB USA2University of Dayton Research Institute Dayton USA3UES Inc. Dayton USA

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3:45 AM -
T3.5 Transferred to T7.4

4:00 AM -
Break

T4: Artificial Photosynthesis
Session Chairs
Birgit Schwenzer
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Marriott, Golden Gate, Salon C1

4:30 AM - *T4.1
Carbon Leaves - Artificial Photosynthesis Based on Low Dimensional Carbons

Dirk M Guldi 1

1University of Erlangen Erlangen Germany

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5:00 AM - T4.2
Light Harvesting Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Hybrids

Jong Hyun Choi 1 2 3 Hanyu Zhang 1 2 3 Tae-Gon Cha 1 2 3

1Purdue University West Lafayette USA2Purdue University West Lafayette USA3Purdue University West Lafayette USA

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5:15 AM - T4.3
Electrochemical Investigation into the Photoactivated Electronic Ativities of Photosystem I (PS I) Immobilized on Self-assembled Monolayer/Gold Substrates

Dibyendu Mukherjee 1 3 Ilia Ivanov 2 Bamin Khomami 3

1University of Tennessee Knoxville USA2Oak Ridge National Laborator (ORNL) Oak Ridge USA3University of Tennessee Knoxville USA

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5:30 AM - *T4.4
Bio-inspired Organic Materials for Energy and Medical Applications

Hiroshi Imahori 1 2

1Kyoto University Kyoto Japan2Kyoto University Kyoto Japan

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T5: Poster Session: Bio-inspired Materials for Energy Applications
Session Chairs
Birgit Schwenzer
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 1, Exhibit Hall

6:00 AM - T5.1
Sputter Deposition of Copper Oxide on Virus-structured Current Collectors for the Photoelectrolysis of Water

Jillian Michele Epstein 1 Chia-Ying Chiang 2 Adam Brown 3 James Culver 3 Sheryl Ehrman 2

1University of Maryland College Park USA2University of Maryland College Park USA3University of Maryland College Park USA

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6:00 AM - T5.2
Biologically Inspired Synthesis of Nanostructured Zinc Oxide for Solar-Based Applications

Wenting Hou 1 Ana Bowlus 1 Taysir Awad 1 Dongsheng Li 1 David Kisailus 1

1University of California, Riverside Riverside USA

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6:00 AM - T5.3
Transport and Photo-voltaic Properties of Bacteriorhodopsin Thin Films for Next-generation Protein Electronics

Rakesh Guduru 1 John M Bryant 1 Jeongmin Hong 1 Ping Liang 2 Dmitri Litvinov 3 Sakhrat Khizroev 1

1Florida International University Miami USA2University of California, Riverside Riverside USA3University of Houston Houston USA

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6:00 AM - T5.4
Nano-Biohybrid Light-Harvesting Systems for Solar Energy Applications

Woo Jin An 1 Jessica Co-Reyes 1 Vivek B Shah 1 Wei-Ning Wang 1 Robert E Blankenship 2 3 Pratim Biswas 1

1Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis USA2Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis USA3Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis USA

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6:00 AM - T5.5
Enzyme-mediated Synthesis of a Semiconducting Metal Oxide

John Michael Johnson 1 Dongsheng Li 3 Yobed Woldeabzghi 1 Chhay Sun 1 Yongfeng Zhao 2 Jiayu Liao 2 David Kisailus 1

1University of California - Riverside Riverside USA2University of California - Riverside Riverside USA3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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6:00 AM - T5.6
M13 Bacteriophage-Assisted Biomineralization of Cu2S Nanowire Structures for Solar Cell Applications

Mohammed Shahriar Zaman 1 Elaine D Haberer 1 2

1University of California-Riverside Riverside USA2University of California-Riverside Riverside USA

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T1: Bio-inspired Inorganic Synthesis
Session Chairs
Birgit Schwenzer
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2012
Marriott, Golden Gate, Salon C1

9:30 AM - *T1.1
High Power Nanostructured Anodes and Cathodes and Thermal Protectant for Li-ion Batteries: Fabrication by Novel Bio-inspired, Kinetically Controlled, Low-temperature Catalysis

Daniel E. Morse 1 Hong-Li Zhang 1 Jon F von Bulow 1 Teyeb Ould-Ely 1 Krisztian Niesz 1

1University of California Santa Barbara USA

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10:00 AM - *T1.2
A General Strategy for Functional Materials Synthesis

David C Green 1 Stefan Glatzel 2 Andrew M Collins 1 Avinash J Patil 1 Simon Robert Hall 1

1University of Bristol Bristol United Kingdom2Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces Potsdam Germany

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10:30 AM - T1.3
Biomimetic Chalcogels: Porous Chalcogenide Framework Materials as Solar Fuel Catalysts

Benjamin Daniel Yuhas 1 Mercouri G Kanatzidis 1

1Northwestern University Evanston USA

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10:45 AM - T1.4
Bio-inspired Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage

Xiaodong Chen 1

1Nanyang Technological University Singapore Singapore

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11:00 AM -
Break

T2: Molecular Approaches to Energy Applications
Session Chairs
Bao-Lian Su
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2012
Marriott, Golden Gate, Salon C1

11:30 AM - *T2.1
Peptides in the Outer-coordination Sphere Modulate Ni(P2N2)2 Hydrogen Production Activity

Wendy Shaw 1 Avijita Jain 1 Matthew Reback 1

1Pacific Northwest National Labs Richland USA

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12:00 PM - T2.2
Bioinspired Hybrid Photoelectrode for Solar Water Splitting

Debajeet Kumar Bora 1 2 Elena Rozhkova 3 Krisztina Gajda-Schrantz 1 4 Pradeep Wyss 1 5 Artur Braun 1 Edwin C Constable 2 Thomas Graule 1 6

1Empa. Swiss Federal Laboratory for Material Sciecne and Technology Dubendorf Switzerland2University of Basel Basel Switzerland3Argonne National Laboratory Chicago USA4University of Szeged Szeged Hungary5FHNW - University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland Muttenz Switzerland6Technische Universitauml;t Bergakademie Freiberg Germany

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12:15 PM - T2.3
A Dendronized Polymer Designed to Mimic the Efficient Energy Transfer in Photosynthesis

Pamela Lundin 1 Graham B Griffin 2 Gregory S Engel 2 Zhenan Bao 1

1Stanford University Stanford USA2University of Chicago Chicago USA

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2012-04-11   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Birgit Schwenzer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Di Zhang, Shanghai Jiaotong University
Yun Jung Lee, Hanyang University
Bao-Lian Su, Wuhan University of Technology
Elaine D. Haberer, University of California, Riverside

Symposium Support

Office of Naval Research
T7: Bio-inspired Electrical Transport
Session Chairs
Yun Jung Lee
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2012
Marriott, Golden Gate, Salon C1

2:30 AM - *T7.1
Bio-Inspired Smart Nanochannels

Lei Jiang 1

1Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing China

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3:00 AM - *T7.2
Electrostatic Assemblies of Biomolecules: Toward Hybrid Electrochemical Devices

Ki Tae Nam 1 Uk Sim 1 Hui Yun Jeong 1 Byungjin Koo 1

1Seoul National University Seoul Republic of Korea

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3:30 AM - T7.3
Carbonized Chicken Eggshell Membranes with 3D Architectures as High-Performance Electrode Materials for Supercapacitors

Zhi Li 1

1National Institute for Nanotechnology Edmonton Canada

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T6: Next Generation Principles and Designs
Session Chairs
Elaine Haberer
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2012
Marriott, Golden Gate, Salon C1

9:45 AM - *T6.1
Imagine* Photosynthesis Where Human Ingenuity Supersedes Evolution (*John Lennon)

Thomas Moore 1 Ana Moore 1 Devens Gust 1

1Arizona State University Tempe USA

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10:15 AM - T6.2
Deposition of Thin Biocomposite Coatings for Photobiological Fuel Cells by Continuous Convective Assembly

Jessica S. Jenkins 1 Michael C Flickinger 1 2 Orlin D Velev 1

1North Carolina State University Raleigh USA2Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center Raleigh USA

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10:30 AM - T6.3
Mussel Inspired Polymer Coated Polyethylene Separators for High Performance Li Ion Batteries

Myung-Hyun Ryou 2 Jang Wook Choi 1

1Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Daejeon Republic of Korea2Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Daejeon Republic of Korea

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10:45 AM - T6.4
Creating Homeostasis in Synthetic Materials via Self-regulating Chemo-mechano-chemical Systems with Built-in Feedback Loops

Ximin He 1 2 Michael Aizenberg 2 Olga Kuksenok 3 Lauren Zarzar 4 Ankita Shastri 4 Anna Balazs 3 Joanna Aizenberg 1 2 4

1Harvard University Cambridge USA2Harvard University Cambridge USA3University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh USA4Harvard University Cambridge USA

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11:00 AM -
Break

11:30 AM - *T6.5
Bioinspired System for Thermal Energy Conversion and Conduction

Tao Deng 1 Shakti Chauhan 1 Peter deBock 1 Pramod Chamarty 1

1GE Global Research Niskayuna USA

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12:00 PM - T6.6
Bio-Inspired Slippery Anti-Frost Coating on Aluminum for Energy Efficient Refrigerator Heat Exchangers

Philseok Kim 1 2 Wilmer E Adorno-Martinez 4 Jack Alvarenga 1 Joanna Aizenberg 1 2 3

1Harvard University Cambridge USA2Harvard University Cambridge USA3Harvard University Cambridge USA4University of Puerto Rico San Juan Puerto Rico

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12:15 PM - T6.7
Self-cleaning Superhydrophobic Glass for High Performance Solar Cells

HyoJin Gwon 1 Seok-Jin Yoon 1 Ho Won Jang 1

1Korea Institute of Science and Technology Seoul Republic of Korea

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12:30 PM - T6.8
Design of Conductive CNT-doped Silica Matrices as Hosts for Cell Encapsulation

Benjamin Le Ouay 1 Emmanuel Flahaut 2 Thibaud Coradin 1 Christel Laberty-Robert 1

1Universiteacute; Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6) Paris France2Universiteacute; Paul Sabatier Toulouse 3 Toulouse France

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12:45 PM - T6.9
A Microfluidic Enzymatic Biofuel Cell Based on Carbon Micropillar Electrode Arrays

Yin Song 1 Varun Penmatsa 1 Chunlei Wang 1

1FIU Miami USA

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