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2011 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 28-December 2, 2011 | Boston

Meeting Chairs: Cammy R. Abernathy, Paul V. Braun, Masashi Kawsaki, Kathyn J. Wahl

Symposium E : Advanced Materials for Solar-Fuel Generation

2011-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Peidong Yang University of California-Berkeley
Can Li Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS
Michael Graetzel Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Dunwei Wang Boston College
E1: New Architectures and New Catalysts for Solar-Fuel Generation
Session Chairs
Song Jin
David Tilley
Monday AM, November 28, 2011
Back Bay A (Sheraton)

9:45 AM - **E1.1
Photocatalysis with Hybrid Colloidal Nanostructures.

Uri Banin 1 , Janet Macdonald 1 , Yossi Shemesh 1 , Kathy Vinokurov 1 , Yuval Ben-Shahar 1
1 Institute of Chemistry & Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem Israel

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10:15 AM - E1.2
Designing Silicon Photovoltaics for Integration with Co-Pi and Ni-Bi Catalysts: A Route to >10% Water Splitting Efficiency in Neutral pH.

Mark Winkler 1 , Joep Pijpers 1 , Yogesh Surendranath 1 , Daniel Nocera 1 , Tonio Buonassisi 1
1 , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM - E1.3
Photoelectrochemical Investigation of Hematite and Other Earth-Abundant Semiconductor Nanowire Photoelectrodes.

Song Jin 1
1 Department of Chemistry, U. of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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10:45 AM - E1.4
Photoelectrochemical Cells with Three-Dimensional CuO/ZnO Nanotree Heterojunction Electrodes.

Alireza Kargar 1 , Ke Sun 1 , Yi Jing 1 , Deli Wang 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States

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11:30 AM - **E1.5
Mesoscopic Oxides for Photoelectrochemical Fuel Generation from Sunlight.

Adriana Paracchino 1 , Kevin Sivula 1 , David Tilley 1
1 , EPFL, Lausanne Switzerland

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12:00 PM - E1.6
Design Principles for Oxygen Electrocatalysis on Perovskite Oxides in Alkaline Environment.

Jin Suntivich 1 , Kevin May 2 , John Goodenough 3 , Hubert Gasteiger 4 , Yang Shao-Horn 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Texas Materials Institute, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States, 4 Chemistry, Technische Universität München, Garching Germany

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12:15 PM - E1.7
Stability of Hydrogen Evolution by Water Splitting Using GaN Photocatalyst.

Kazuhiro Ohkawa 1 , Tomoe Hayashi 1 , Momoko Deura 1
1 Department of Applied Physics, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo Japan

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12:30 PM - E1.8
Pt-Decorated Nanoporous Black Si for Efficient H2 Production by Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting.

Jihun Oh 1 , Todd Deutsch 1 , Howard Branz 1
1 , NREL, Golden, Colorado, United States

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12:45 PM - E1.9
Nanonet-Based Heteronanostructures for Solar Water Splitting.

Sa Zhou 1 , Yongjing Lin 1 , Dunwei Wang 1
1 Chemistry, Boston College, Chestnut hill, Massachusetts, United States

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E2: New Catalysts and New Compounds for Solar-Fuel Generation I
Session Chairs
Ib Chorkendorff
Craig Hill
Monday PM, November 28, 2011
Back Bay A (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **E2.1
Multi-Electron-Transfer Catalysts Needed for Artificial Photosynthesis.

Craig Hill 1 , Yurii Geletii 1 , Zhen Luo 1 , Jie Song 1 , Guibo Zhu 1 , Djamaladdin Musaev 2 1 , James Vickers 1 , Hongjin Lv 1 , Naifei Zhang 1 , Qiushi Yin 1 , Zhuangqun Huang 1 , Tianquan Lian 1
1 Chemistry, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 2 Emerson Center for Scientific Computation, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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3:00 PM - E2.2
A Flexible Polymer Catalyses Light-Driven Water Oxidation in Seawater.

Jun Chen 1 , Pawel Wagner 1 , David Officer 1 , Gordon Wallace 1 , Gerhard Swiegers 1
1 Intelligent Polymer Research Institute and ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterial Science, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

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3:15 PM - **E2.3
Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting Using New Materials and Multi-Layered Electrodes.

Kazunari Domen 1
1 , The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan

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3:45 PM - E2.4
Development of Zinc Phosphide as a p-Type Absorber Using Chemical Reflux Technique.

Parag Vasekar 1 , Siva P. Adusumilli 1 , Daniel Vanhart 1 , Tara Dhakal 1
1 Center for Autonomous Solar Power, Binghamton University, Vestal, New York, United States

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4:30 PM - **E2.5
New Catalysts for Production of Solar Fuels.

Ib Chorkendorff 1
1 Physics, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby Denmark

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5:00 PM - E2.6
Growth of Erbium Doped Yttrium Oxide Thin Films Using Atomic Layer Deposition.

Nicholas Becker 1 2 , Thomas Prolier 1 , Jeffery Klug 1 , John Zasadzinski 2 , Mark Dubinskii 3 , Tigran Sanamyan 3 , Michael Pellin 1
1 , Argonne National Lab, Lemont, Illinois, United States, 2 , Illinois Institue of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 3 , Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, Maryland, United States

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5:15 PM - E2.7
Stabilized Low-Bandgap Photoanodes for Visible-Light Assisted Water Oxidation.

Ronny Costi 1 , Elizabeth Young 1 , Daniel Nocera 2 , Vladimir Bulovic 1
1 Organic and Nanostructured Electronics Lab (ONE Lab) at Research Lab for Electronics (RLE), MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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5:30 PM - E2.8
Synthesis and Photocatalytic Properties of Nanocrystalline SrSnO3.

Chan Woo Lee 1 , Dong Wook Kim 1 2 , In-Sun Cho 3 , Seong Sik Shin 1 , Tae Hoon Noh 1 , Kug Sun Hong 1 2
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Research Institute of Advanced Materials, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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E3: Poster Session I
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Monday PM, November 28, 2011
Exhibition Hall C (Hynes)

9:00 PM - E3.1
1 Dimensional Hematite Nanostructure for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production.

Hwichan Jun 1 , Badro Im 1 , Jae Young Kim 1 , Suk Joon Hong 1 , Eunsun Kim 1 , Jae Sung Lee 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, POSTECH, Pohang, Kyungbuk, Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - E3.10
High Efficiency Dithienogermole as a Fused Electron Donor in Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells.

Cephas Small 1 , Chad Amb 2 , Song Chen 1 , Kenneth Graham 2 , Jegadesan Subbiah 1 , Franky So 1 , John Reynolds 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gaiensville, Florida, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of Florida, Gaiensville, Florida, United States

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9:00 PM - E3.2
Nanostructured Zr-Doped Hematite Thin Films for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting.

Praveen Kumar 1 , Poonam Sharma 1 , Sahab Dass 1 2 , Rohit Shrivastav 1 2 , Vibha Satsangi 1
1 Physics & Computer Science, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Dayalbagh Agra, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2 Chemistry, Dayalbagh Educatinal Institute Dayalbagh Agra, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

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9:00 PM - E3.3
TiO2 Anatase Nanopowder Modification with Non-Noble Transition Metals as Co-Catalyst for H2 Photoproduction.

Phong Tran 1 2
1 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Singapore, 2 Energy Research Institute@NTU, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Singapore

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9:00 PM - E3.4
Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting Using Copper Gallium Chalcogenides.

Tsutomu Minegishi 1 , Jaehong Kim 1 , Makoto Moriya 1 , Jun Kubota 1 , Kazunari Domen 1
1 , The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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9:00 PM - E3.5
A Facile Synthesis and Characterization of Highly Efficient Visible Light Driven Nanosized Silver Doped TiO2 Photocatalyst.

Seonghyuk Ko 1 , Boyce Collins 1 , Yeoheung Yun 2 , Jagannathan Sankar 1
1 Center for Advanced Materials and Smart Structures, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States, 2 Chemical and Bioengineering, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - E3.6
Bottom-up Hierarchical Assembly of Phthalocyanine/Gold Nanoparticles/Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Hybrid Material: Hydrogen Production Activity in Both Gas and Liquid Phase Reactions.

Alberto Naldoni 1 , Vladimiro Dal Santo 1 , Marcello Marelli 1 , Alessandro Gallo 1 , Rinaldo Psaro 1 , Antonio Papagni 2 , Marco Altomare 3 , Elena Selli 3 , Tiziano Montini 4 , Paolo Fornasiero 4
1 , Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie Molecolari-CNR, Milano Italy, 2 Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali , Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Milano Italy, 3 Dipartimento di Chimica Fisica ed Elettrochimica, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano Italy, 4 Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche e Farmaceutiche e ICCOM-CNR, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Trieste Italy

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9:00 PM - E3.7
High-Purity Hydrogen Production with a New Membrane Composed of Nanotube-Array Photocatalyst and Hydrogen Permeable Metal.

Kei Noda 1 , Masashi Hattori 1 , Kazumi Matsushige 1
1 Electronic Science and Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan

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9:00 PM - E3.8
Synthesis of Solar Cells with a ZnO-Coated TiO2 Electrode by r.f Sputtering under Different Temperature.

Xiaoyan Peng 1 , Jin Chu 1 , Peter Feng 1
1 Physics Department, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States

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9:00 PM - E3.9
Enhanced Photoreduction of CO2 Using Bimetallic Nanoparticles as Catalyst.

Teresa Andreu 1 , Andres Parra 1 , Cristian Fabrega 1 , Maria Ibanez 2 , Raquel Nafria 2 , Andreu Cabot 1 2 , Joan Ramon Morante 1 2
1 , Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), Sant Adrià del Besòs, Barcelona, Spain, 2 Electronics, University of Barcelona, Barcelona Spain

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2011-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Peidong Yang University of California-Berkeley
Can Li Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS
Michael Graetzel Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Dunwei Wang Boston College
E4: New Architectures and New Analysis Techniques for Solar-Fuel Generation
Session Chairs
James Durrant
Jin Zhang
Tuesday AM, November 29, 2011
Back Bay A (Sheraton)

9:00 AM - **E4.1
The Artificial Leaf.

Daniel Nocera 1
1 Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:30 AM - **E4.2
Charge Photogeneration in Nanostructured Photoelectrodes for Water Oxidation.

James Durrant 1
1 Chemistry, Imperial College London, London United Kingdom

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10:00 AM - E4.3
The Role of Grain Boundaries in Champion Hematite Photoanodes.

Scott Warren 1 , Michael Graetzel 1
1 Chemistry & Chem. Eng., Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, VD, Switzerland

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10:15 AM - E4.4
Heterostructured Powders for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production: Nanostructured TiO2 Shells Surrounding Microcrystalline (Ba,Sr)TiO3 Cores.

Li Li 1 , Paul Salvador 1 , Gregory Rohrer 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:30 AM - E4.5
Atomic Scale In Situ Observations of Photocatalysts for Solar Fuels.

Ben Miller 1 , Sanjita Santra 1 , Liuxian Zhang 1 , Peter Crozier 1
1 School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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10:45 AM - E4.6
Band-Edge Engineering at Surface Functionalized Si(111) via Mixed Molecular Monolayers.

Leslie O'Leary 1 , Yan Li 2 , Bruce Brunschwig 1 , Giulia Galli 2 , Nathan Lewis 1
1 Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of California - Davis, Davis, California, United States

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11:30 AM - **E4.7
Charge Carrier Dynamics in Nanocomposite Materials with Improved Photoelectrochemical Properties.

Jin Zhang 1 , Yat Li 1 , Damon Wheeler 1 , Gongming Wang 1 , Yichuan Ling 1 , Jenny Hensel 1 , Jason Cooper 1
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States

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12:00 PM - E4.8
Ethanol Reforming Using Plasmonic Resonant Gold Nanoparticles: Thermocatalysis or Photocatalysis?

Giulia Tagliabue 1 , Majid Nabavi 1 , Dimos Poulikakos 1
1 D-MAVT, ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland

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12:15 PM - E4.9
Vertically Aligned Ta3N5 Nanowires for Photoelectrochemical Solar Water Splitting.

Yanbo Li 1 , Tsuyoshi Takata 1 , Jun Kubota 1 , Kazunari Domen 1
1 Chemical System Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan

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12:30 PM - E4.10
Vertically Oriented Oxynitride Nanotube Arrays for Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting.

Nageh Allam 1
1 Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:45 PM - E4.11
Effectiveness of Nitrogen Incorporation to Enhance the Photoelectrochemical Activity of Nanostructured TiO2:NH3 versus H2–N2 Annealing.

Cristian Fabrega 1 , Teresa Andreu 1 , Joan Daniel Prades 2 , Frank Guell 2 , Joan Ramon Morante 1 2
1 , IREC, Sant adria, Barcelona, Spain, 2 Electronica, UB, Barcelona Spain

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E5: New Catalysts and New Compounds for Solar-Fuel Generation II
Session Chairs
Thomas Jaramillo
Troy Townsend
Tuesday PM, November 29, 2011
Back Bay A (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **E5.1
(Photo-)electro-catalytic CO2 Reduction.

Jens Norskov 1 , A. Peterson 1 , F. Abild-Pederson 1 , F. Studt 1 , C. O'Grady 1 , J. Montoya 1 , C. Shi 1
1 SUNCAT Center for Interface Science and Catalysis, Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford, California, United States

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3:00 PM - E5.2
SrTiO3–Based Photocatalysts for Two-Step Overall Water-Splitting.

Hiroshi Irie 1 , Shoichi Hara 2
1 Clean Energy Research Center, University of Yamanashi, Yamanashi Japan, 2 Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering, University of Yamanashi, Yamanashi Japan

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3:15 PM - **E5.3
Advanced Electrode and Photo-Electrode Structures for the Synthesis of Fuels from Sunlight.

Thomas Jaramillo 1 , Arnold Forman 1 , Zhebo Chen 1 , Blaise Pinaud 1 , Jesse Benck 1 , Sung-Hyeon Baeck 1 , Yelena Gorlin 1 , Etosha Cave 1 , Kendra Kuhl 1
1 Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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3:45 PM - E5.4
Design of Oxides Semiconductors for Direct Water Splitting with Visible Light.

Peter Khalifah 1 2 , Limin Wang 1 2 , Daniel Weinstein 1 , Weidong Si 1 , Peichuan Shen 2 , Alexander Orlov 2 , Qixi Mi 3 , Nathan Lewis 3 , Kazuhiko Maeda 4 , Kazunari Domen 4 , Ashfia Huq 5
1 , Brookhaven National Laboratory, NY, New York, United States, 2 , Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 3 , California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States, 4 , University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan, 5 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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4:30 PM - **E5.5
Photocatalytic Water Oxidation with Suspended Alpha-Fe2O3 Particles – Effects of Nanoscaling.

Frank Osterloh 1 , Troy Townsend 1 , Erwin Sabio 1 , Browning Nigel 2 3
1 Chemistry, UC Davis, Davis, California, United States, 2 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, UC Davis, Davis, California, United States, 3 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory , Livermore, California, United States

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5:00 PM - E5.6
Synthesis and Characterizations of Wurtzite ZnTe Nanorods as Photocatalysts for CO2 Reduction.

Jun Zhang 1 , Shengye Jin 1 2 , Christopher Fry 1 , Sheng Peng 1 , Elena Shevchenko 1 , Gary Wiederrecht 1 2 , Tijana Rajh 1
1 Center for Nanoscale materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 2 Argonne-Northwestern Solar Energy Research (ANSER) Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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5:15 PM - E5.7
Deposition of Metal-Free Photocatalytic g-C3N4 Thin-Films on P-Type Semiconductor Substrates for Hydrogen Evolution under Visible Light Illumination.

Florent Yang 1 , Michael Lublow 1 , Steven Orthmann 1 , Christoph Merschjann 1 , Tobias Tyborski 1 , Sven Kubala 1 , Arne Thomas 2 , Marcus Antonietti 3 , Thomas Schedel-Niedrig 1
1 Institute for Heterogeneous Material Systems (E-I2), Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie, Berlin Germany, 2 Institut for Chemistry, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin Germany, 3 Department of Colloid Chemistry, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Berlin Germany

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5:30 PM - E5.8
Solar Hydrogen Generation of GaN and InGaN.

Li-Chyong Chen 1 , Wen-Hsun Tu 1 2 3 , Yu-Kuei Hsu 2 , Antonio Basilio 2 , Cheng-Hsiung Yen 4 , Chih-I Wu 3 , Jih-Shang Hwang 4 , Kuei-Hsien Chen 2 1
1 Center for Condensed Matter Sciences, National Taiwan University, Taipei Taiwan, 2 Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei Taiwan, 3 Graduate Institute of Photonics and Optoelectronics, National Taiwan University, Taipei Taiwan, 4 Institute of Optoelectronic Sciences, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung Taiwan

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5:45 PM - E5.9
Investigating Three Methods for the Reactive Sputtering Deposition of Visible Light Active Nitrogen Doped TiO2.

Wilson Smith 1 , Houssam Fakhouri 1 , Jerome Pulpytel 1 , Farzaneh Arefi-Khonsari 1
1 Laboratoire de Génie des Procédés Plasma et Traitement de Surface, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris France

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E6: Poster Session II
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, November 29, 2011
Exhibition Hall C (Hynes)

9:00 PM - E6.1
High Conversion Efficiency Solar Cell Prepared by CdS/CdSe Quantum Dots Co-Sensitized TiO2 Nanotube-Array Photoelectrodes.

Chuanbao Cao 1 , Xiaohui Xin 1
1 , Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing China

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9:00 PM - E6.10
WO3 Films on Metal Substrates for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Generation.

Wonjae Lee 1 , Pravin Shinde 1 , Go Geun Ho 1 , Hae Young Choi 1 , Jeong Ran Lee 1
1 Nanohybrid Material Research Center, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute, Changwon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - E6.2
Nanostructured Manganese Oxides as Efficient and Robust Water Oxidation Catalysts.

Feng Jiao 1 , Bharat Boppana 1
1 Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - E6.3
Coating Hematite on Transparent Conductive Nanotubes for Efficient Solar Water Oxidation.

Guangbi Yuan 1 , Yongjing Lin 1 , Stafford Sheehan 1 , Sa Zhou 1 , Dunwei Wang 1
1 Department of Chemistry, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - E6.4
Effects of GaN Thin Layer on InGaN at Electrolyte-Semiconductor Interface for the Application of Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting.

Katsushi Fujii 1 2 , Kayo Koike 2 , Mika Atsumi 2 , Takashi Itoh 2 , Takenari Goto 2 , Takafumi Yao 1 , Masakazu Sugiyama 3 , Yoshiaki Nakano 1
1 RCAST, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan, 2 CIR, Tohoku University, Sendai Japan, 3 Department of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan

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9:00 PM - E6.5
P-Type Conduction in N-Doped α-Fe2O3 for Solar Fuel Generation.

Takeshi Morikawa 1 , Shunsuke Sato 1 , Takeo Arai 1 , Tsutomu Kajino 1
1 , Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc., Nagakute, Aichi, Japan

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9:00 PM - E6.6
Photocatalytic Water Splitting on III-Nitride Nanowires.

Md Kibria 1 , Kai Cui 1 , Andy Shih 1 , Mohammad Harati 1 , Defa Wang 1 , Zetian Mi 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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9:00 PM - E6.7
The Revisit of Potential of Optical Fiber as Solar Concentrator/Generation.

Jau-Sheng Wang 1 , Ling-Yu Chiang 1 , Chun-Feng Chung-Chen 1
1 Photonics, NSYSU, Kaohsiung Taiwan

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9:00 PM - E6.8
Boron Powder as Novel Catalyst for CO2 Reduction.

Yuji Zenitani 1 , Satoshi Yotsuhashi 1 , Reiko Hinogami 1 , Masahiro Deguchi 1 , Hiroshi Hashiba 1 , Yuka Yamada 1
1 Advanced Technorogy Research Laboratory, Panasonic corporation, Soraku-gun, Kyoto, Japan

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9:00 PM - E6.9
Graphene Oxide Interfacial Layer and ZnO-Covered TiO2 Electrodes to Reduce the Charge Recombination in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.

Sung Ryong Kim 1 , Ju Ho Kim 1
1 Polymer Sci. and Eng, Chungju National University, Chungju Korea (the Republic of)

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2011-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Peidong Yang University of California-Berkeley
Can Li Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, CAS
Michael Graetzel Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Dunwei Wang Boston College
E7: New Theoretical and Experiment Treatments of Solar-Fuel Generation Processes
Session Chairs
Todd Deutsch
Heinz Frei
Wednesday AM, November 30, 2011
Back Bay A (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **E7.1
Carrier Density and Interfacial Kinetics in Metal Oxide Semiconductors Determined by Impedance Spectroscopy.

Juan Bisquert 1 , Sixto Gimenez 1
1 , Universitat jaume I, Castello Spain

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10:00 AM - E7.2
First Principles Design of Novel Materials for High Energy Density Solar Thermal Fuels.

Alexie Kolpak 1 , Jeffrey Grossman 1
1 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:15 AM - E7.3
Synthesis of Vertically Aligned Silicon Nanowire Arrays for Advanced Energy Applications.

Guangbi Yuan 1 , Yongjing Lin 1 , Ken Aruda 1 , Dunwei Wang 1
1 Dept of Chemistry, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States

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10:30 AM - E7.4
First-Principles Study of Co3O4 for Photocatalytic Oxygen Evolution.

Alison Hatt 1 , Jeffrey Neaton 1
1 Materials, Lawrence Berkeley Lab, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:45 AM - E7.5
Designer Dyes: Systematic Prediction and Experimental Validation of New Dyes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.

Jacqueline Cole 1 2 3
1 Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 Chemistry, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, 3 Physics, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

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11:30 AM - **E7.6
Inorganic Polynuclear Assemblies in Nanostructured Silica Scaffolds for Artificial Photosynthesis.

Heinz Frei 1 2
1 Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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12:00 PM - **E7.7
Coupled Photoanode/Photocathode Systems for Unassisted Solar Water Splitting.

Todd Deutsch 1 , Annie Greenaway 2 1 , John Turner 1
1 Hydrogen Technologies & Systems Center, NREL, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas, United States

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12:30 PM - E7.8
Efficient Photoanode Architecture for Photoassisted Water Splitting: Doping versus Decoration of Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Materials.

Hoda Amani Hamedani 1 , Nageh Allam 2 , Hamid Garmestani 1 , Mostafa El-Sayed 1
1 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 2 Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:45 PM - E7.9
Progress towards Scalable GaAs Photoelectrodes for Solar-Fuel Generation.

Shannon Boettcher 1 , Andrew Ritenour 1
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, United States

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E8: New Materials and Other Emerging Technologies for Solar-Fuel Generation
Session Chairs
Roel van de Krol
Kyung Byung Yoon
Wednesday PM, November 30, 2011
Back Bay A (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **E8.1
Engineered Semiconductor Photoanodes for Efficient Photocatalytic Water Splitting.

Jae Sung Lee 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Pohang Univ of Sci & Tech (POSTECH), Pohang Korea (the Republic of)

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3:00 PM - **E8.2
Introduction of KCAP.

Kyung Byung Yoon 1
1 , Sogang University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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3:30 PM - E8.3
Mixed Conducting Membranes via Layer-by-Layer Assembly.

Junying Liu 1 , Chad Hunterb 2 , Paula Hammond 1
1 , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States

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4:15 PM - **E8.4
Ternary Metal Oxide Photoanodes for Water Splitting.

Roel van de Krol 1
1 Chemical Engineering / Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage, Delft University of Technology, Delft Netherlands

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