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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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4:00 PM - *
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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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