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2009 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 30 - December 4, 2009 | Boston
Meeting Chairs
: Kristi Anseth, Li-Chyong Chen, Peter Gumbsch, Ji-Cheng Zhao

Symposium T : Nanomaterials for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells

2009-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Karen Swider-Lyons Naval Research Laboratory
Byungwoo Park Seoul National University
Ting He Honda Research Institute USA, Inc.
T1: Fuel Oxidation Catalysts
Session Chairs
David Ramaker
Monday AM, November 30, 2009
Room 301 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **T1.1
Structure-catalytic Functionality of Pt Nanoparticles by Tuning their Shape and Composition.

Shi-Gang Sun 1
1 Chemistry Department, Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian, China

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10:00 AM - **T1.2
Small Molecule Decomposition on Catalytic Electrodes by the use of Vibrational BB-SFG and Electrochemistry.

Andrzej Wieckowski 1 , Rachel Behrens 1 , Robert Kutz 1 , Daniela Marques dos Anjos 1 , Mary Choules 1
1 Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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10:30 AM - T1.3
Oleylamine-Mediated Synthesis of Monodisperse Pd-Composite Nanoparticles for Catalytic Formic Acid Oxidation.

Vismadeb Mazumder 1 , Shouheng Sun 1
1 Chemistry, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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10:45 AM - T1.4
Electrochemical Synthesis of Pt and PtRu Nanoparticles at High Surface Area Carbon Support for Fuel Cell Applications.

Carlos Cabrera 1 , Diana Santiago 1 , Amit Palkar 2 , Luis Echegoyen 2
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico, San Juna, Puerto Rico, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **T1.5
Analysis of DMFC Catalysts.

Christina Roth 1 , Frank Ettingshausen 1 , Ditty Dixon 1 , Alexander Schoekel 1 , Anna Korovina 2 , Frieder Scheiba 1 , David Ramaker 2
1 , TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt Germany, 2 Chemistry, George Washington University, Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States

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12:00 PM - T1.6
PtRu Nanoparticle - Graphene Hybrid Material: Synthesis, Characterization and Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Methanol.

Surbhi Sharma 1 , Laurence Farrington 1 , Imran Quereshi 1 , Jeremy Hamilton 1 , Pagona Papakonstantinou 1 , Xiaopei Miao 2 , Meixian Li 2
1 School of Engineering, Nanotechnology and Integrated BioEngineering Centre, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey United Kingdom, 2 College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, Beijing China

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12:15 PM - T1.7
X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Studies on the Effects of Long-Term Electrochemical Cycling on Carbon Supported PtRu Nanocatalyst.

Kee-Chul Chang 1 , Junji Inukai 2 , Masahiro Watanabe 2 , Daniel Hennessy 1 , Hoydoo You 1
1 Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 2 Clean Energy Research Center, University of Yamanashi, Kofu Japan

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12:30 PM - T1.8
High Throughput Methanol Oxidation and Structural Characterization of Composition Spread Thin Film Catalysts.

John Gregoire 1 , Michele Tague 2 , Hector Abruna 2 , Francis DiSalvo 2 , R Bruce van Dover 3
1 Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 3 Material Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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12:45 PM - T1.9
Air Independent Fuel Cells Utilizing Borohydride and Hydrogen Peroxide.

Richard Urian 1
1 , Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport , Rhode Island, United States

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T2: Electrolyte Membranes
Session Chairs
Karen Swider Lyons
Monday PM, November 30, 2009
Room 301 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **T2.1
Thin Film Oxide Ion and Proton Conducting Membranes.

Fritz Prinz 1
1 ME, MSE, Stanford, Stanford, California, United States

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3:00 PM - T2.2
Nanostructural Control in Midblock-Sulfonated Triblock Copolymers.

Tomonori Saito 1 , Hunter Moore 1 , Michael Hickner 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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3:15 PM - T2.3
Ultrathin Layered Proton Conductive Membrane Based on Polymer Langmuir-Blodgett Film.

Jun Matsui 1 2 , Hiromu Miyata 1 , Yu Hanaoka 1 , Rinko Kudo 1 , Tokuji Miyashita 1
1 Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan, 2 PRESTO, JST, Kawaguchi Japan

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3:30 PM - T2.4
Viscoelasticity and Ionic Conductivity of Nanocomposite - Electrolyte Membranes.

Angel Romo-Uribe 1 , Judith Cardoso 2
1 Instituto de Ciencias Físicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, 2 Fisica, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, Mexico D. F. Mexico

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - **T2.6
The Opportunity of Using Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Membranes in PEMFC.

Christel Laberty 1 2
1 , UPMC-CNRS UMR7574, Paris France, 2 , UPMC/College de France, Paris France

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5:00 PM - T2.7
Silica Phospho-Siloxane Nanocomposite Membranes Exhibiting High Proton Conductivity in Dry Atmosphere.

Martin Mika 1 , Jakub Michal 1 , Bretislav Klapste 1 , Petr Hron 1
1 Department of Glass and Ceramics, Institute of Chemical Technology Prague, Prague Czechia

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5:15 PM - T2.8
Characterization of Drying and Degradation of Perfluorinated Fuel Cell Membranes by Solid State NMR Spectroscopy.

Lida Ghassemzadeh 1 2 , Klaus-Dieter Kreuer 1 , Klaus Mueller 2 , Joachim Maier 1
1 , Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart Germany, 2 , Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart Germany

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5:30 PM - T2.9
SFM Study of Phase Segregation in Fuel Cell Membranes as a Function of Solvent and Relative Humidity.

Marilyn Hawley 1 , Yu Seung Kim 2
1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 Materials Physics and Applications, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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5:45 PM - T2.10
Measurements of the Glass Transition Temperature with 50 nm Resolution in PMMA:SAN Phase Separated Thin Films.

Maxim Nikiforov 1 , S. Gah 2 , Stephen Jesse 1 , R. Composto 2 , Sergei Kalinin 1
1 CNMS, ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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2009-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Karen Swider-Lyons Naval Research Laboratory
Byungwoo Park Seoul National University
Ting He Honda Research Institute USA, Inc.
T3: Fuel Cell Overview I
Session Chairs
Ting He
Tuesday AM, December 01, 2009
Room 301 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **T3.1
Nano Materials and Structures for the 4th Innovation of PEFC.

Hyuk Chang 1
1 Energy Lab, SAIT, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Suwon Korea (the Republic of)

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T4: Catalyst Degradation
Session Chairs
Ting He
Yu-min Tsou
Tuesday AM, December 01, 2009
Room 301 (Hynes)

10:00 AM - **T4.1
Platinum-Cobalt Cathode Catalyst Degradation in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells: Nano-Scale Transformations Observed by High-Resolution Microscopy.

Shuo Chen 2 3 , Hubert Gasteiger 2 3 , Katsuichiro Hayakawa 4 , Tomoyuki Tada 4 , Yang Shao-Horn 1 2 3
2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Electrochemical Energy Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 4 , Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K. K., Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, Japan, 1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM - T4.2
Size and Composition Dynamics of Nanoparticle Electrocatalysts Probed by in situ X-ray Scattering.

Michael Toney 1 , Chengfei Yu 2 , Shirlaine Koh 2 , Peter Strasser 2
1 , Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, Menlo Park, California, United States, 2 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Houston, , Houston, Texas, United States

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10:45 AM - T4.3
Transmission Electron Microscopy Observation of the Corrosion Behaviors of Platinized Carbon Blacks under Thermal and Electrochemical Conditions.

Vic Liu 1 , Junliang Zhang 1 , Paul Yu 1 , Jingxin Zhang 1 , Rohit Makharia 1 , Karren More 2 , Eric Stach 3
1 Fuel Cell Research Lab, General Motors, Honeoye Falls, New York, United States, 2 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 Department of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **T4.4
New Modeling Approaches for Investigating Long-Term Platinum Nanoparticle Stability in PEM Fuel Cells.

Dane Morgan 1 , Edward Holby 1 , Wenchao Sheng 2 , Yang Shao-Horn 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:00 PM - **T4.5
In-Situ Microscopy of Fuel Cell Nanoparticle Catalyst and Catalyst-Support Degradation.

Karren More 1 , Lawrence Allard 1 , K. Shawn Reeves 1
1 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge , Tennessee, United States

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12:30 PM - T4.6
Mechanisms of Pt Degradation in PEM Fuel Cells.

Qingmin Xu 1 , Eric Kreidler 1 , Ting He 1
1 , Honda Research Institute USA, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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12:45 PM - T4.7
Degradation of Pt Catalysts in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells.

Eric Kreidler 1 , Ting He 1
1 , Honda Research Institute, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, United States

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T5: Fuel Cell Overview - II
Session Chairs
Ting He
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Room 301 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **T5.1
PEM Fuel Cells.

Yu-Min Tsou 1
1 , BASF Fuel Cells, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

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T6: Computational Modeling
Session Chairs
Ting He
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Room 301 (Hynes)

3:00 PM - **T6.1
Effects of Core Composition on the Activity and Stability of Pt-skin Surfaces in Fuel Cell Cathodes.

Perla Balbuena 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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3:30 PM - T6.2
A First-Principles Study of the Electropotential Dependent Shape Stability of Metal Nanoparticles.

Nicephore Bonnet 1 , Ismaila Dabo 2 , Nicola Marzari 1
1 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , CERMICS-ENPC, Marne la Vallée France

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3:45 PM - T6.3
Computational Design of Nanosegregated Catalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells.

Guofeng Wang 1 2
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 2 Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

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4:00 PM - T6.4
Multiscale Modeling of Electrocatalysis in PEM Fuel Cell.

Liang Qi 1 , Joshua Fujiwara 1 2 , Ju Li 1
1 Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , Honda Research Institute, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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4:15 PM - T6.5
Theoretical Study of Au-modified Pt as ORR Catalysts.

Joshua Fujiwara 1 2 , Liang Qi 1 , Ju Li 1
1 Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , Honda Research Institute, Columbus, Ohio, United States

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4:30 PM - T6.6
Ab-initio Analysis of CO Adsorption in Pd70Co20X10, (X=Au, Mo, Ni) Compounds for PEM Fuel Cell Catalysts.

Mauricio Garza-Castanon 1 , Marco Jimenez 1 , Jorge Acevedo-Davila 1 , Luis Garza 4 , Oxana Kharissova 2 , Velumani Subramaniam 3
1 Postgraduate Studies and Research, COMIMSA, Saltillo Mexico, 4 Mecatronica, ITESM - Monterrey, Monterrey Mexico, 2 Facultad de Ciencias Fisico-Matematicas, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, San Nicolas de los Garza Mexico, 3 Fisica, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Monterrey Mexico

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4:45 PM - T6.7
The Influence of Morphology on the Mechanical Properties of Proton Exchange Membranes.

Yue Qi 1 , Yeh-Hung Lai 2
1 Materials and Processes Lab, GM R&D Center, Warren, Michigan, United States, 2 Fuel Cell Research Lab, GM R&D Center, Honeoye Falls, New York, United States

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T7: Electrodes and MEAs
Session Chairs
Guofeng Wang
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Room 301 (Hynes)

5:00 PM - T7.1
Integrated Pt/CNT Based Electrodes for High Efficiency Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells.

Zhe Tang 1 , Daniel Chua 1 , How Ng 2
1 Department of Materials Science & Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore, 2 Division of Environmental Science and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore

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5:15 PM - T7.2
Improvement of the Pt/Graphene Interface Adhesion by Metallic Adatoms for Fuel Cell Applications.

Fatih Sen 1 , Yue Qi 2 , Ahmet Alpas 1
1 Department of Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering, University of Windsor , Windsor, Ontario, Canada, 2 Materials and Processes Laboratory, General Motors R&D Center, Warren, Michigan, United States

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5:30 PM - T7.3
Integration and Performance of Supportless Nanoporous Metal Membrane Electrodes into PEM Fuel Cells.

Joshua Snyder 2 1 , Jonah Erlebacher 1 2
2 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 1 Materials Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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5:45 PM - T7.4
AFM Imaging of PFSA Polymer Adsorption on Model Graphite, Mica and Platinum Surfaces.

Roland Koestner 1 , Sergiy Minko 2 , Yuri Roiter 2
1 Fuel Cell Research Laboratory, General Motors, Honeoye Falls, New York, United States, 2 School of Arts & Sciences, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York, United States

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T8: Poster Session: Fuel Cell
Session Chairs
Ting He
Byungwoo Park
Karen Swider Lyons
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Exhibit Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - T8.1
A New Membrane Electrode Assembly for Low-Temperature PEM Fuel Cells having a Nanocomposite Catalyst Layer.

David Dvorak 1 , Mohsen Shahinpoor 2
1 School of Engineering Technology, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, United States

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9:00 PM - T8.10
High Methanol-tolerant DMFC Cathode Catalyst based on Palladium.

Man-Yin Lo 1 , Ying-Chieh Chen 1 , Yen-Ze Chen 1
1 , ITRI, Hsin-Chu Taiwan

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9:00 PM - T8.11
Amorphous Carbon Film Coating on Stainless Steel Bipolar Plate for Fuel Cell.

K. Kohara 1 , K. Takahashi 1 , Y. Nishimura 1 , Y. Fukami 1 , H. Murata 1 , Yoshiyuki Show 1
1 Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Tokai University, Hiratsuka Japan

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9:00 PM - T8.12
Block Terpolymer Derived Nanocomposites Towards Designer Electrode Materials.

Morgan Stefik 1 , Francis DiSalvo 1 , Ulrich Wiesner 1
1 , Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - T8.13
Nanoparticle Enhancement of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Power Output.

Cheng Pan 1 , Kenny Kao 2 , Sijia Zhao 1 , Miriam Rafailovich 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 , George School, Newtown, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - T8.14
Micro Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Based on Fully Conventional Semiconductor Processing.

Jin Tae Kim 1 , Chan Hyeok Yeo 1 , Won Suk Chang 1 , Kyu Hyung Cho 1 , Yeon Ho Im 1 2
1 School of Semiconductor and Chemical Engineering, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Engineering, Specialized Graduate School, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - T8.15
Variable Pressure and Temperature Study of Water Self-Diffusion in Composite Polymer Fuel Cell Membranes.

Jaime Farrington 1 , Bruno Pinto 1 , Alessandra D'Epifanio 2 , Nicola Boaretto 3 , Phillip Stallworth 1 , Steve Greenbaum 1
1 Physics and Astronomy Dept., Hunter College of CUNY, New York, New York, United States, 2 Chemistry Dept., University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome Italy, 3 Chemistry Dept., University of Padova, Padova Italy

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9:00 PM - T8.16
Pd-Pt Bimetallic Nanodendrites with High Activity for Oxygen Reduction.

Byungkwon Lim 1 , Majiong Jiang 2 , Pedro Camargo 1 , Eun Chul Cho 1 , Jing Tao 3 , Yimei Zhu 3 , Younan Xia 1
1 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, United States, 3 Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - T8.17
Synthesis and Characterization of Different Carbon Nanotube Supported Catalysts and Their Effects on Methanol and Ethanol Electro-oxidation.

Raghavendar Reddy Sanganna Gari 1 , Zhou Li 2 , Lifeng Dong 1
1 Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Materials Science, Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri, United States, 2 Greenwood Laboratory School, Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri, United States

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9:00 PM - T8.18
Characterization of Polymer Blends for Proton Exchange Membranes.

B. Seyhan Gunduz 1 , Jingjing Pan 3 , Christopher Sloan 2 , Ashley Speranza 4 , Joshua Wilson 4 , Thomas Smith 3 , Peggy Cebe 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Chemistry, Rochester Institute of Technoloy, Rochester, New York, United States, 2 Chemistry and Physics, Gallaudet University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 4 , Rochester Institute of Technoloy, Rochester, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - T8.2
Synthesis and Characterization of Polythiophene-composited Pd Catalysts for Hydrogen Electrooxidation.

EunJa Lim 1 , Min Ho Seo 1 , Sung Mook Choi 1 , Hyung Ju Kim 1 , Won Bae Kim 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - T8.3
Synthesis of Carbon Nanofiber-Supported Pt by Polyol Processing Technique for Use as Electrodes in DMFCs.

Zhan Lin 1 , Mariah Woodroof 1 , Liwen Ji 1 , Yingfang Yao 1 , Xiangwu Zhang 1
1 Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - T8.4
Synthesis of Cobalt/Polypyrrole/Carbon Nanotube and Catalytic Activity for Oxygen-reduction Reaction.

Hye-mi Bok 1 , Hyun-Jong Kim 1 , Kyoungjun An 1 , Mk Han 1 , Hansung Kim 2
1 Nano surface technology team, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, Inchen Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, Yonsei university, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - T8.5
Electrochemical Characterization of Air-breathing Direct Methanol Fuel Cells Cathodes Under Flooding Conditions.

Ana Tavares 1 , Francesca Capitanio 1
1 Energie, Materiaux et Telecommunications, Intitut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Varennes, Quebec, Canada

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9:00 PM - T8.7
Synthesis and Characterization of Gold-Platinum Nanoparticles as Electrocatalysts for Fuel Cells.

Bridgid Wanjala 1 , Derrick Mott 1 , Rameshwori Loukrakpam 1 , Jin Luo 1 , Peter Njoki 1 , Bin Fang 1 , Chuan-Jian Zhong 1
1 Department of Chemistry , State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - T8.8
Rotating Disk Electrode Study of the Electrocatalytic Activity and Stability of Bimetallic/Trimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction.

Peter Njoki 1 , Bridgid Wanjala 1 , Rameshwori Loukrakpam 1 , Bin Fang 1 , Jin Luo 1 , Chuan-Jian Zhong 1
1 Department of Chemistry , State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - T8.9
High Surface Area Catalyst Support Structures for Oxygen Reduction.

Ryan Tucker 1 3 , Michael Fleischauer 1 , Arman Bonakdarpour 2 , Hillary Cheng 2 , David Wilkinson 2 , Michael Brett 1 3
1 , NRC-National Institute for Nanotechnology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 3 Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 2 Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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2009-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Karen Swider-Lyons Naval Research Laboratory
Byungwoo Park Seoul National University
Ting He Honda Research Institute USA, Inc.
T9: ORR Catalysts I
Session Chairs
Hyuk Chang
Wednesday AM, December 02, 2009
Room 301 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **T9.1
Pd Alloy-supported Pt Monolayer O2 Reduction Electrocatalysts: From Single Crystal to Nanoparticle Scale-up Synthesis Studies.

Weiping Zhou 1 , D. Su 2 , J. Wang 1 , K. Sasaki 1 , M. Vukmirovic 1 , W. Chen 1 , Y. Zhu 2 , R. Adzic 2
1 Chemistry Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States, 2 Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States

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10:00 AM - T9.2
Organically Capped Platinum Nanoparticles as Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction.

Henri Perez 1 , Bertrand Baret 1 , Laurent Akrour 1 , Christelle Cremona 1 , Arnaud Morin 2 , Arnaud Etcheberry 3
1 DSM/IRAMIS/SPAM-LFP, cea, Gif sur Yvette France, 2 DRT/Liten/DTH/LCPEM, CEA, Grenoble France, 3 Institut Lavoisier UMR 8180 , CNRS/Université de Versailles Saint Quentin, Versaille France

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10:15 AM - T9.3
Platinum Nanorod Arrays for PEM Fuel Cell Electrodes.

Wisam Khudhayer 1 , Ali Shaikh 2 , Tansel Karabacak 1
1 Applied Science, UALR, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 2 chemistry department, university of arkansas t little rock, little rock, Arkansas, United States

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10:30 AM - T9.4
Nanoscale Control of Pt-Based Electrodes.

Changwoo Nahm 1 , Chunjoong Kim 1 , Yejun Park 1 , Byungwoo Park 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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10:45 AM - T9.5
Synthesis of Monodispersed Platinum Nanoparticles Supported on Functionalized Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes and their Electrochemical Activity.

Wenchao Sheng 1 , Shuo Chen 2 , Ethan Crumlin 2 , Seung Woo Lee 3 , Yang Shao Horn 2 4
1 Department of Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Chemical Engineering , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 4 Department of Material Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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11:30 AM - **T9.6
Design and Nano-Engineering of Multimetallic Catalysts for PEM Fuel Cells.

Chuan-Jian Zhong 1 , Jin Luo 1 , Bin Fang 1 , Peter Njoki 1 , Bridgid Wanjala 1 , Rameshwori Loukrakpam 1 , Jun Yin 1 , Derrick Mott 1 , Ting He 2
1 Department of Chemistry , State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States, 2 , Honda Research Institute USA, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, United States

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12:00 PM - T9.7
Electrodeposition of Pt-(Ni,Co,Cu,Pb) Alloys and Intermetallics for Fuel Cell Applications.

Thomas Moffat 1 , Liang-Yeuh Ou Yang 1 , Jon Mallett 1 , Sun-Mi Hwang 1 2 , Ugo Bertocci 1 , John Bonevich 1 , Jae Jeong Kim 2
1 , NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 2 , Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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12:15 PM - T9.8
Preparation and Property of Platinum-on-Metal Heterogeneous Electrocatalysts.

Zhenmeng Peng 1 , Jianbo Wu 1 , Hong Yang 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States

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12:30 PM - T9.9
Platinum Nanoparticles Supported on Tantalum and Niobium Oxyphosphates and Oxides for High Activity Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysts.

Yannick Garsany 1 , Albert Epshteyn 1 , Andrew Purdy 1 , Karen Swider-Lyons 1
1 Chemistry Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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12:45 PM - T9.10
Mechanism for Increased ORR Reactivity with Pt Nanoparticles on Niobium Oxide and Oxyphosphate Supports as Revealed by in situ XAS Analysis.

Anna Korovina 1 2 , Yannick Garsany 1 , Albert Epshteyn 1 , Karen Swider-Lyons 1 , David Ramaker 2 1
1 Chemistry, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 Chemistry, George Washington Univ, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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T10: ORR Catalysts II
Session Chairs
Byungwoo Park
Wednesday PM, December 02, 2009
Room 301 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - T10.1
Nanostructural Formation of Pd-Co Nanoparticles on HOPG Surfaces and High Surface Area Carbon Support.

Carlos Cabrera 1 , Lisandra Arroyo 1 , Raphael Raptis 1
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico, San Juna, Puerto Rico, United States

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2:45 PM - T10.2
A Facile Tuning of Bimetallic AuPd Nanoparticle Core Size onto Thiol Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes: Ectrocatalytic Property.

Junhyung Kim 1 , Seung Woo Lee 2 , Shuo Chen 1 , Yang Shao-Horn 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering and Material Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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