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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 F : Mobile Energy

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Symposium Organizers

Subodh Mhaisalkar Nanyang Technological University
Krishna Shenai University of Toledo
Gehan Amaratunga University of Cambridge
Arokia Nathan University College London
F1: New Energy Systems I
Session Chairs
Michael Dudley
Brian Morgan
Monday PM, November 28, 2011
Back Bay C (Sheraton)

11:00 AM - **F1.1
Solid State Paper Battery.

Rodrigo Martins 1 2 , Elvira Fortunato 1 2 , José Inácio Martins 3 , Isabel Maria Ferreira 1 2
1 Materials science Department, FCTUNL, Caparica Portugal, 2 CEMOP, Uninova, Caparica Portugal, 3 Eng. Quimica, FEUP, Porto Portugal

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11:30 AM - F1.2
A Thin-Film Battery Architecture Generated by Rapid Layer-by-Layer Assembly.

Forrest Gittleson 1 , Gustave Macheras 1 , Andre Taylor 1
1 Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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11:45 AM - F1.3
Highly Flexible Printed Batteries: Properties, Processing and Performance.

Abhinav Gaikwad 1 , Daniel Steingart 1
1 CUNY Energy Institute, The City College of New York, New York, New York, United States

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12:00 PM - F1.4
Reverse Electrowetting – A New Approach to High-Power Harvesting of Mechanical Energy.

Tom Krupenkin 1 , J. Ashley Taylor 1 , Supone Manakasettharn 1
1 , University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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12:15 PM - F1.5
Stretchable Electrochemical Capacitors: Power for Stretchable Electronics.

Pritesh Hiralal 1 2 , Darryl Cotton 2 , Yinglin Liu 2 , Piers Andrew 2 , Gehan Amaratunga 1
1 Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 Nokia Research Center, Nokia, Cambridge United Kingdom

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12:30 PM - **F1.6
Low Voltage and Flexible Electronics Based on Graphene.

Manish Chhowalla 1
1 , Rutgers University, Highland Park, New Jersey, United States

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F2: New Energy Systems II
Session Chairs
Manish Chhowalla
Rodrigo Martins
Monday PM, November 28, 2011
Back Bay C (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **F2.1
GaN and SiC Materials Technology for Chipscale Mobile Power.

Michael Dudley 1 , Krishna Shenai 2
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, United States

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3:00 PM - F2.2
Thin Film Coil Design Consideration for Wireless Power Transfer Flat Panel Display.

Jun Yu 1 , Sungsik Lee 1 , Arman Ahnood 1 , Arokia Nathan 1
1 London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London, London United Kingdom

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3:15 PM - **F2.3
Power Passives for Chipscale Power Management.

Brian Morgan 1 , Sarah Bedair 1 , Christopher Meyer 1 2 , Lin Xue 2 , Christopher Dougherty 2 , Rizwan Bashirullah 2 , David Arnold 2
1 , Army Research Lab, Adelphi, Maryland, United States, 2 , Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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3:45 PM - *
break

F3: Mobile Systems and Solid State Ionics
Session Chairs
Manish Chhowalla
Michael Dudley
Monday PM, November 28, 2011
Back Bay C (Sheraton)

4:15 PM - **F3.1
Towards Self-Sustaining Energy Usage for Mobile Devices.

Arman Ahnood 1 , Jacqueline Edge 2 , Arokia Nathan 1 , Shahin Ashtiani 5 , Arun Madan 4 , Pritesh Hiralal 3 , Gehan Amaratunga 3
1 London Center for Nanotechnology, University College London, London United Kingdom, 2 Dept of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, London United Kingdom, 5 School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran Iran (the Islamic Republic of), 4 , MVSystems Inc., Golden, Colorado, United States, 3 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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4:45 PM - **F3.2
Polymeric Membranes for Lithium Batteries.

Stefan Manuel 1 , N. Angulakshmi 1
1 Electrochemical Power Systems Division, Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CSIR-CECRI), Karaikudi India

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5:15 PM - F3.3
Chemical, Thermal and Interfacial Characterization of B2O3 Doped Glass Ceramic Electrolytes for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries.

Nutan Gupta 1 , Rachid Yazami 1 , Madhavi Srinivasan 1
1 School of Material Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Avenue, Jurong West-05, Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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F4: Poster Session: Energy Conversion and Storage for Mobile Energy Systems I
Session Chairs
Subodh Mhaisalkar
Denis Yu
Tuesday AM, November 29, 2011
Exhibition Hall C (Hynes)

9:00 PM - F4.1
Finite Element Simulations on Scaling Effects of Thermoelectric Generators.

Nicholas Williams 1 , Ali Gokirmak 1 , Helena Silva 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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9:00 PM - F4.10
Optimization of the Cathode Material Li2MP2O7.

Hui Zhou 1 , Shailesh Upreti 1 , Natasha Chernova 1 , M. Stanley Whittingham 1 , Archit Lal 2
1 Chemistry and Materials, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States, 2 , Primet Precision Materials Inc., Ithaca, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - F4.12
New Li2MnSiO4/C Nanocomposite Cathode Materials.

Shu Zhang 1 , Xiangwu Zhang 1
1 Fiber and Polymer Science, College of Textiles, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - F4.13
LiCoO2 Core-Li3VO4 Shell Structure with Enhanced Cyclability as Cathode Materials in Li-Ion Batteries.

Xiong Pu 1 , Liang Yin 1 , Choongho Yu 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - F4.15
Solvothermal Synthesis of LiMn2O4 Nanoparticles with Extremely High Rate Capability.

Sanghan Lee 1 , Jaephil Cho 1
1 , UNIST, Ulsan Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - F4.16
Next Generation Carbon Nanotube Lithium Ion Microbattery.

Ankita Shah 1 , Cihan Yilmaz 1 , Christopher Allen 2 , Matthew Trahan 2 , Nagappan Ramaswamy 2 , Sivasubramanian Somu 1 , K. Abraham 2 , Sanjeev Mukerjee 2 , Ahmed Busnaina 1
1 Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Chemistry, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - F4.17
Density Functional Theory Studies of Point Defects in LiNiO2.

Hungru Chen 1 , Colin Freeman 1 , John Harding 1 , Anthony West 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Sheffield, Sheffield United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - F4.18
Interweaving Lithium Ion Battery Cathodes with Graphene by Genetic Engineering of M13 Virus.

Dahyun Oh 1 2 , Xiangnan Dang 1 2 , Hyunjung Yi 1 2 , Mark Allen 1 2 , Kang Xu 3 , Yun Jung Lee 4 , Angela Belcher 1 2 5
1 Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , The David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Electrochemistry Branch, Power & Energy Division, Sensor and Electron Devices Directorate, U. S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, Maryland, United States, 4 WCU Department of energy engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 5 Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - F4.19
Synthesis of Carbon Nanomaterial for Air Cathode of Li/Air Battery by Solution Plasma.

Jun Kang 1 , Nagahiro Saito 1 2 , Osamu Takai 1 2
1 Department of Materials, Physics and Energy Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan, 2 EcoTopia Science Research Institute, Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan

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9:00 PM - F4.2
Electrical Characterisation, Analysis and Peformance Evaluation of Flexible Supercapacitor for Wearable Sensing Devices.

Yen Kheng Tan 1 , Wee Song Koh 1 , Tsyh Ying Grace Wee 1
1 , Energy Research Institute @ NTU, Singapore Singapore

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9:00 PM - F4.20
Nanoengineered Cathode Catalysts for Rechargeable Lithium-Air Batteries.

Jun Yin 1 , Bin Fang 1 , Jin Luo 1 , Bridgid Wanjala 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 - F4.21
MnOx/Carbon Composite Nanofiber Cathodes for Rechargeable Li/Air Batteries.

Guanjie Xu 1 , Ying Li 1 , Ozan Toprakci 1 , Shu Zhang 1 , Xiangwu Zhang 1
1 Textile engineering, chemistry and science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - F4.22
Effect of Pd/Mn Substitution on Characteristics of Amorphous Zr-Ni-Ti-V Alloy Hydride Electrodes.

Hiroshi Miyamura 1 , Yoshihisa Fujita 1 , Balachandran Jeyadevan 1
1 Materials Science, Univ. of Shiga Prerecture, Hikone city, Shiga Prefecture, Japan

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9:00 PM - F4.23
Production and Characterization of CaNi5 Compounds for Metal Hydride Batteries.

Berke Oksuz 1 , Kadri Aydinol 1
1 Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey

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9:00 PM - F4.26
Cathode Materials for Fluoride Ion Batteries (FIB).

Teng Yin Ting 1 , Denis Yu 2 3 , Steffen Hartung 3 , Rachid Yazami 1 2 3 , Andrew Soutar 4 , Harry Hoster 3 , Madhavi Srinivasan 1 2 3 , Subodh Mhaisalkar 1 2 3
1 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Singapore, 2 , Energy Research Institute @ NTU , Singapore Singapore, 3 , TUM CREATE Centre for Electromobility, Singapore Research Office, Singapore Singapore, 4 Surface Technology Group, Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, Singapore Singapore

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9:00 PM - F4.27
Determination of the Thermodynamic Properties of the Sr-Sb System by EMF Measurements with a SrF2 Electrolyte.

Kavita Chandra 1 , Sophie Poizeau 1 , Donald Sadoway 1
1 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - F4.28
Synthesis and Characterization of Thermoelectric LaNi0.05Co0.95O3 and La0.4Ca0.6MnO3 Thick Films for Mobile Energy Supply.

Wenyan Jiang 1 , Seung-Hyun Kim 1 , Angus Kingon 1
1 School of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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9:00 PM - F4.4
Current Collector Design for High Temperature Batteries.

Brian Oldfield 1 , Paul Burke 1 , Brice Chung 1 , Donald Sadoway 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - F4.5
P-Type a-SiC:H for a-Si:H p-i-n Solar Cells Deposited at 150°C.

Arman Ahnood 1 , Arokia Nathan 1 , Jian Hu 2 , Arun Madan 2
1 London Center for Nanotechnology, University College London, London United Kingdom, 2 , MVSystems Inc., Golden, Colorado, United States

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9:00 PM - F4.7
Can Vanadium Be Substituted into LiFePO4?

Fredrick Omenya 1 , Natasha Chernova 1 , Shailesh Upreti 1 , Peter Zavalij 2 , Kyung-Wan Nam 3 , Xiao-Qing Yang 3 , Stanley Whittingham 1
1 Chemistry and Materials, Binghamton University, Vestal, New York, United States, 2 Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States, 3 Chemistry, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - F4.8
Continuous Flame Aerosol Synthesis of Carbon-Coated Nano-LiFePO4 for Li-Ion Batteries.

Oliver Waser 1 , Robert Buchel 1 , Andreas Hintennach 2 , Petr Novak 2 , Sotiris Pratsinis 1
1 Particle Technology Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, Zurich Switzerland, 2 Electrochemistry Laboratory, Department of General Energy, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen Switzerland

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9:00 PM - F4.9
Large Scale Synthesis and Characterization of Micro/Nano-Scale LiFePO4/C Composite Cathode Materials.

Xiangcheng Sun 1 , Kai Sun 2 , Bo Cui 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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2011-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Subodh Mhaisalkar Nanyang Technological University
Krishna Shenai University of Toledo
Gehan Amaratunga University of Cambridge
Arokia Nathan University College London
F5: Cathodes I
Session Chairs
Arman Ahnood
Denis Yu
Tuesday AM, November 29, 2011
Back Bay C (Sheraton)

10:00 AM - **F5.1
Benefit and Technical Challenges to Make C-LiMPO4 in Large Scale by Melt Casting.

Guoxian Liang 1 , Jasmin Dufour 1 , Nathalie Ravet 1 , Christophe Michot 1 , Michel Gauthier 1 , Joesph Wontcheu 2 , Ruhul Amin 2 , Dean Macneil 2
1 Research and development, Phostech Lithium Inc.,, St-Bruno, Quebec, Canada, 2 , University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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10:30 AM - F5.2
Single Crystal Studies of Li Oxoanion Battery Systems - LiFePO4 and Beyond.

Peter Khalifah 1 2 , Yuri Janssen 1 2 , Shouhang Bo 1 2 , Clare Grey 1 3
1 , Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 , Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States, 3 , Cambridge University, Cambridge United Kingdom

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10:45 AM - F5.3
Vacancy-Driven Anisotropic Defect Distribution in LiFePO4.

Jaekwang Lee 1 2 , Wu Zhou 1 2 , Juan Idrobo 1 2 , Stephen Pennycook 2 , Sokrates Pantelides 1
1 Physics & Astronomy, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 2 Materials Science & Technology, Oak Ridge National Lab, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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11:00 AM - *
Coffee Break

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11:30 AM - F5.4
Atom by Atom Imaging of Defects in LiFePO4 with Olivine Structure.

Xiang Yang Kong 1
1 , shanghai Jiao tong University, Shanghai China

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11:45 AM - F5.5
Structure, Defects, and Thermal Stability of Delithiated Olivine Phosphates.

Gene Nolis 1 , Fredrick Omenya 1 , Natasha Chernova 1 , Shailesh Upreti 1 , M. Stanley Whittingham 1
1 Chemistry, SUNY at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States

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12:00 PM - F5.6
Bilayer Conducting Olivine Nanoweb Cathodes for Lithium Ion Batteries.

Yan Ling Cheah 1 , Madhavi Srinivasan 1
1 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Singapore

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12:15 PM - F5.7
Electrospun Nanofiber Networks as Electrode Materials for Li-Ion Batteries.

Sanjay Mathur 1 , Robin von Hagen 1 , Ashish Lepcha 1 , Mehtap Bueyuekyazi 1 , Kai-Christian Moeller 2 , Henning Lorrmann 2 , Hanne Andersen 2 , Sonia Estrade 3 , Juan Ramon Morante 3
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Cologne, Cologne Germany, 2 Elektrochemische Energiespeicherung und –wandlung, Fraunhofer ISC, Wuerzburg Germany, 3 Electronics Department, University of Barcelona, Barcelona Spain

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12:30 PM - F5.8
Microwave-Assisted Solvothermal Synthesis and Electrochemical Properties of Various Polymorphs of LiVOPO4 Cathodes.

Katharine Harrison 1 , Arumugam Manthiram 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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12:45 PM - F5.9
Effects of Post-Heat Treatment on the Spinel LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4.

Jijun Feng 1 , Natasha Chernova 1 , Shailesh Upreti 1 , M. Stanley Whittingham 1
1 Institute for Materials Research, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, United States

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F6: Cathodes II
Session Chairs
Guoxian Liang
Stefan Manuel
Tuesday PM, November 29, 2011
Back Bay C (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **F6.1
Na-Ion Batteries: Materials and Interface.

Shinichi Komaba 1 , Naoaki Yabuuchi 1
1 Department of Applied Chemistry, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

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3:00 PM - F6.2
High-Voltage, High-Energy Layered-Spinel Nanocomposite Cathodes with Superior Cycle Life for Lithium-Ion Batteries.

Arumugam Manthiram 1 , Eunsung Lee 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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3:15 PM - F6.3
Cationic Ratio Effects on the Peformance of Mn-Enriched Cathode Materials.

Dapeng Wang 1 2 , Ilias Belharouak 2 , Guangwen Zhou 1 , Khalil Amine 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, State University of Ne