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2010 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 29-December 3, 2010 | Boston
Meeting Chairs
: Ana Claudia Arias, Robert F. Cook, Clemens Heske, Shu Yang

Symposium GG : Next-Generation Fuel Cells---New Materials and Concepts

2010-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ting He ConocoPhillips
Karen Swider-Lyons Naval Research Laboratory
Byungwoo Park Seoul National University
Paul A. Kohl Georgia Institute of Technology
Harry L. Tuller Massachusetts Institute of Technology
GG1: Polymer-electrolyte Fuel Cells I
Session Chairs
Karen Swider-Lyons
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Back Bay A (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - GG1.1
Role of Confinement on Swellability, Solubility and Diffusivity of Nafion Thin Films.

Scott Eastman 1 , Shuhui Kang 1 , Christopher Soles 1 , Kirt Page 1
1 Polymers Division, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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9:45 AM - GG1.2
Preparation and Characterization of Multi-monomer Pre-irradiation Grafted Proton Conducting Membranes for Fuel Cells.

Lorenz Gubler 1 , Frank Wallasch 1 2 , Kaewta Jetsrisuparb 1 , Hicham Ben youcef 1 , Guenther Scherer 1
1 Electrochemistry Laboratory, Paul Scherrer Institut, 5232 Villigen PSI Switzerland, 2 , present address: Across Barriers GmbH, Science Park 1, 66123 Saarbruecken Germany

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10:00 AM - **GG1.3
High Temperature Proton Conducting Polymer Membrane: Studies with the PBI/Phosphoric Acid System.

Robert Savinell 1 , Tyler Petek 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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10:30 AM - **GG1.4
Membrane Electrode Assembly for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells.

Taegeun Noh 1 , Seongho Choi 1 , Sangwoo Lee 1 , Hyuk Kim 1
1 Corporate R&D, LG Chem Research Park, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - **GG1.5
Design and Synthesis of Advanced Nanoscale Electrocatlysts.

Chao Wang 1 , Dusan Strmcnik 1 , Dusan Tripkovic 1 , Nenad Markovic 1 , Vojislav Stamenkovic 1
1 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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12:00 PM - GG1.6
Operation of PEM Fuel Cells in Contaminated Environments.

Karen Swider-Lyons 1 , Olga Baturina 1 , Benjamin Gould 1 , Yannick Garsany 1 2
1 , Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 , EXCET Inc., Springfield, Virginia, United States

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12:15 PM - GG1.7
Coating Vulcan Carbon Electrocatalyst Support with Tantalum Oxy-phosphate Film Boosts Pt ORR Activity and Durability.

Albert Epshteyn 1 , Yannick Garsany 1 2 , Karren More 3 , Andrew Purdy 1 , Karen Swider-Lyons 1
1 , Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 , EXCET INC., Springfield, Virginia, United States, 3 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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12:30 PM - **GG1.8
Supported Catalyst for PEFC.

Chanho Pak 1
1 Fuel Cell Group, Energy Lab, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Samsung Electronics, Yongin-si Korea (the Republic of)

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GG2: Polymer-electrolyte Fuel Cells II
Session Chairs
Karen Swider-Lyons
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Back Bay A (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - GG2.1
Nanoengineered Pt-based Multimetallic Cathode Electrocatalyst in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells.

Bin Fang 1 , Jin Luo 1 , Bridgid Wanjala 1 , Rameshwori Loukrakpam 1 , Xiang Hu 1 , Jordan Last 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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2:45 PM - GG2.2
Facile Preparation of Carbon Supported Co-Pd Alloy and Core-shell Nanoparticles by Ultrasound and Their Enhanced Electrocatalytic ORR Activity.

Ji-Hoon Jang 1 , Min-Hye Kim 2 , Yong-Tae Kim 1 , Jeong-Gyu Park 1 , Young-Uk Kwon 1 2
1 Chemistry, Sungkyunkwan university, Suwon Korea (the Republic of), 2 Center for Human Interface Nanotechnology, Sungkyunkwan university, Suwon Korea (the Republic of)

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3:00 PM - GG2.3
Rational Synthesis of Pd-TM/FePt (TM = Co,Ni,Cu) Core/Shell Nanoparticles for Catalytic Oxygen Reduction Reaction.

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

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3:15 PM - GG2.4
Characterization of Lattice Structural Effect of Trimetallic Alloy Nanoparticles on Electrocatalytic Activity of Oxygen Reduction Reaction.

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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3:30 PM - GG2.5
Modification of Gold Catalysis with Aluminum Phosphate as an Overlayer for Oxygen-reduction Reaction.

Yejun Park 1 , Seunghoon Nam 1 , Yuhong Oh 1 , Jungjin Park 1 , Byungwoo Park 1
1 Material Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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3:45 PM - GG2.6
Fe-Porphyrin Embedded Carbon Nanotubes as Efficient Oxygen Reduction Catalysts: Theory and Experiment.

Yong-Hyun Kim 1 , Duck Hyun Lee 2 , Won Jun Lee 2 , Won Jong Lee 2 , Sang Ouk Kim 2
1 Graduate School of Nanoscience and Technology, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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4:00 PM - *
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4:30 PM - GG2.7
Lower Cost Gas Diffusion Media Based on Alternative Carbon Fiber Precursors: Properties and Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Performance.

Paul Nicotera 1 , Robert Evans 2 , Chunxin Ji 1 , Christopher Weaver 2 , Po-Ya Chuang 1
1 Electrochemical Energy Research Lab, General Motors, Honeoye Falls, New York, United States, 2 , Engineered Fibers Technology, LLC, Shelton, Connecticut, United States

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4:45 PM - GG2.8
Polyaniline and Polypyrrole as Cation Repelling Layers: A Study on Nafion® Membrane Permeability.

Birgit Schwenzer 1 , Soowhan Kim 1 , Vijayakumar Murugesan 1 , Z. Gary Yang 1 , Jun Liu 1
1 , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, United States

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GG3: Materials for Fuel Cells I
Session Chairs
Byungwoo Park
Monday PM, November 29, 2010
Back Bay A (Sheraton)

5:00 PM - GG3.1
HPW/Silica Inorganic Membrane Based on Mesoporous Silica for Fuel Cells.

Jie Zeng 1 , Sanping Jiang 1
1 MAE, Nanyang Technology Univ, Singapore Singapore

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5:15 PM - GG3.2
Proton Conduction in Acid Containing Organic Ionic Plastic Crystal based Electrolytes and Membranes.

Usman Ali Rana 1 4 , Maria Forsyth 1 4 , Douglas MacFarlane 2 4 , Masayoshi Watanabe 3
1 Materials Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 4 ARC Center of Excellence for Electromaterial Science (ACES), Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2 School of Chemistry, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3 Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Yokohama National University, Yokohama Japan

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5:30 PM - GG3.3
Proton-conducting Metal-organic Frameworks.

Jamie Ford 1 2 , Jason Simmons 2 , Hui Wu 1 3 , Wei Zhou 1 3 , Taner Yildirim 2 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , NIST Center for Neutron Research, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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5:45 PM - GG3.4
Fabrication and Electrical Properties of Ceria-nanoparticles Monolayer.

Hitoshi Takamura 1 , Kazuki Tamura 1
1 Department of Materials Science, Tohoku Univ., Sendai Japan

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Symposium Organizers

Ting He ConocoPhillips
Karen Swider-Lyons Naval Research Laboratory
Byungwoo Park Seoul National University
Paul A. Kohl Georgia Institute of Technology
Harry L. Tuller Massachusetts Institute of Technology
GG4: Materials for Fuel Cells II
Session Chairs
Chanho Pak
Tuesday AM, November 30, 2010
Back Bay A (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - GG4.1
Boundary Effects on the Electrical Conductivity of Cerium Oxide Thin Films.

Marcus Goebel 1 , Giuliano Gregori 1 , Joachim Maier 1
1 Maier, Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart Germany

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9:45 AM - GG4.2
Electrical Conductivity and Phase Stability of Ca-doped LaNb1-xTaxO4.

Zhonghe Bi 1 , Jung Hyun Kim 2 , Craig Bridges 1 , Ashfia Huq 2 , M. Parans Paranthaman 1 , Matthew Stone 2
1 Chemical Science Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Neutron Scattering Science Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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10:00 AM - GG4.3
Controlled Synthesis of Nanocomposite Materials Using a High Pressure, High Temperature Continuous Microfluidic Reactor Platform.

Victor Sebastian Cabeza 1 , Soubir Basak 1 , Klavs Jensen 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:15 AM - GG4.4
Electrical Measurement of Praseodymium-Cerium Oxide Films.

Di Chen 1 , Sean Bishop 1 , Pyeong-Seok Cho 1 , Jae Jin Kim 1 , Harry Tuller 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM - **GG4.5
Materials for Fuel Cells: Strategies, Adjusting Screws and Limitations.

Joachim Maier 1
1 Solid State Chemistry I, MPI for Solid State Research, Stuttgart Germany

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - **GG4.6
Novel Smart Catalysts for Next Generation of PEM Fuel Cells and Li-Air Batteries.

Sanjeev Mukerjee 1
1 Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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12:00 PM - GG4.7
Catalytic Activity of Metal Coated NanoFilms for Hydrogen Generation.

Melik Demirel 1 2
1 Engineering Science, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Wyss Institute, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - GG4.8
Halogenated, Metallated Polypyrroles as Catalysts for Catalytic Oxidation of CO Poisons in Fuel Cell Feedstreams.

Jeremy Pietron 1 , Justin Biffinger 2 , Syed Qadri 3
1 Surface Chemistry Branch, Code 6170, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 2 Chemical Dynamics and Diagnostics Branch, Code 6110, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 3 Material Science and Technology, Code 6300, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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12:30 PM - GG4.9
Enhanced CO Oxidation Catalysis of Pt0.1Cu0.9/Fe2O3 Synthesized by Radiolytic Process.

Takao Yamamoto 1 , Ryota Kitagawa 1 , Satoshi Seino 1 , Takashi Nakagawa 1
1 Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan

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12:45 PM - GG4.10
AuPt Nanoparticles with Tuable Pt Surface Coverage.

Zhichuan Xu 1 2 , Jin Suntivich 1 , Junhyung Kim 1 , Chris Carlton 1 , Hubert Gasteiger 1 , Yang Shao-Horn 1 , Kimberly Hamad-Schifferli 1 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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GG5: Materials for Fuel Cells III
Session Chairs
Hyuk Kim
Tuesday PM, November 30, 2010
Back Bay A (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - GG5.1
Delta-Bi2O3 Stabilized by Epitaxial Growth on Single Crystal Oxide Substrates.

Danielle Proffit 1 2 , Guo-Ren Bai 1 , Dillon Fong 1 , Timothy Fister 1 , Stephan Hruszkewycz 1 , Matthew Highland 1 3 , Peter Baldo 1 , Paul Fuoss 1 , Thomas Mason 2 , Jeffrey Eastman 1
1 Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 3 Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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2:45 PM - GG5.2
PT Thin Films ON YTTRIA Stabilized Zirconia: Morphology and Electrochemical Performance.

Thomas Ryll 1 , Henning Galinski 1 , Lukas Schlagenhauf 1 , Felix Rechberger 1 , Anja Bieberle-Huetter 1 , Jennifer L.M. Rupp 1 , Ludwig Gauckler 1
1 Department of Materials, ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland

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3:00 PM - GG5.3
Surface Modified Thin Film Perovskite Microelectrodes on YSZ – An Electrochemical Impedance Study.

Eva Mutoro 1 , Ethan Crumlin 1 , Yang Shao-Horn 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:15 PM - GG5.4
Surface Properties and Durability of Electrochemically Grown Ultrathin Metal Catalysts.

Robert Rettew 1 , Faisal Alamgir 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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3:30 PM - GG5.5
Chemical, Electronic and Nanostructure Dynamics on Sr(Ti1-xFex)O3 Thin-film Surfaces at High Temperatures.

Yan Chen 1 , Woo Chul Jung 2 , Zhuhua Cai 1 , Helia Jalili 1 , Harry Tuller 2 , Bilge Yildiz 1
1 Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:45 PM - GG5.6
Multidimensional Modeling of Thin Film Mixed Conductors: The Case of Ceria.

Francesco Ciucci 1 , William Chueh 2 , Yong Hao 2
1 Applied Mathematics, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg Germany, 2 Materials Science And Engineering, Caltech, Pasadena, California, United States

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4:00 PM - *
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4:30 PM - GG5.7
First-principles Study on the Oxygen Diffusion in the La-apatite Oxide.

Ting Liao 1 , Taizo Sasaki 1 2 , Shigeru Suehara 1 , Ziqi Sun 3
1 Computational Materials Science Center, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 ICNSEE, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 3 WPI International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

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4:45 PM - GG5.8
First-principles Study of Defect Migration in RE-doped Ceria (RE = Pr, Gd).

Pratik Dholabhai 1 , James Adams 1 , Peter Crozier 1 , Renu Sharma 1 2
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 2 Center for Nanoscale Science & Technology, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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5:00 PM - GG5.9
Pathways of Oxygen Incorporation at Pt/YSZ Interface.

Joong Sun Park 1 , Joon Hyung Shim 1 4 , Young Beom Kim 1 , Xu Tian 3 , Turgut Gur 2 , Fritz Prinz 1 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 4 Mechanical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 3 Applied Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Materials and Science Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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5:15 PM - GG5.10
Nonadiabatic Chemical-to-electrical Energy Conversion in Catalytic Schottky Junction Nanostructures.

Eduard Karpov 1 , Jyotsna Mohan 1
1 , University of Ilinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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5:30 PM - GG5.11
First-principles Studies of Formic Acid Oxidation on Pt Alloy Surfaces.

Liang Qi 1 , Ju Li 1
1 Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:45 PM - GG5.12
Using DFT Calculations to Understand Control of Direct Peroxide Synthesis Mechanisms on Transition Metal Catalysts in Electrochemical Environments.

Rees Rankin 1 , Jeffrey Greeley 1
1 Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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GG6: Poster Session: Polymer-electrolyte Fuel Cells and Materials for Fuel Cells
Session Chairs
Byungwoo Park
Karen Swider-Lyons
Wednesday AM, December 01, 2010
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - GG6.1
Platinum Multipods with Controllable Branch Length – Excellent Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction in Fuel Cells.

Yujie Xiong 1
1 School of Engineering & Applied Science, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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9:00 PM - GG6.10
Carbon Nanotubes Supports for Electrocatalytic Reduction of Oxygen with Cobalt and Iron Phthalocyanines and Porphyrins.

Adina Morozan 1 , Stephane Campidelli 2 , Bruno Jousselme 1 , Serge Palacin 1
1 Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces, CEA/DSM, Gif sur Yvette France, 2 Molecular Electronics Laboratory, CEA/DSM, Gif Sur Yvette France

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