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2015 MRS Spring Meeting Logo2015 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 6-10, 2015 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Artur Braun, Hongyou Fan, Ken Haenen, Lia Stanciu, Jeremy A. Theil



Symposium F : Biohybrid Solar Cells---Photosynthesis-Based Photovoltaics and Photocatalytic Solar Cells

2015-04-08   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Yutaka Amao, OCU Advanced Research Inst. for Natural Science and Technology
Bohdana Discher, University of Pennsylvania
Raoul Frese, VU University Amsterdam
Jose Garrido, TU Munich
F1: Light Triggered Electron Transfers between Proteins and (Semi)Conducting Substrates
Session Chairs
Raoul Frese
Jose Garrido
Wednesday PM, April 08, 2015
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3007

2:30 AM - *F1.01
Assembly of Photosynthetic Antenna Complexes for the Development of Nanobiodevices

Mamoru Nango 1 2

1Osaka City University Osaka Japan2Nagoya Institute of Technology Nagoya Japan

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3:00 AM - *F1.02
Interfacing Photosystem I Proteins with Advanced Materials for Biohyrid Solar Energy Conversion

Kane Jennings 1 Gabriel LeBlanc 1 Max Robinson 1 Evan Gizzie 1 David Cliffel 1

1Vanderbilt University Nashville United States

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3:30 AM - F1.03
Photocurrents Generated by Langmuir-Blodgett Deposition of Isolated Photosynthetic Proteins on Bare Gold.

David Delgado 1 Muhammad Kamran 2 Vincent Friebe 1 Thijs Aartsma 2 Raoul Frese 1

1VU Amsterdam Amsterdam Netherlands2Leiden University Leiden Netherlands

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3:45 AM - F1.04
Hybrid Systems of Bacterial Reaction Centers and Carbon Electrodes for Photovoltaic Applications

Reka Csiki 1 Roberta Caterino 1 Simon Drieschner 1 Alina Lyuleeva 1 Stoffel Dominique Janssens 2 Ken Haenen 2 Anna Cattani-Scholz 1 Martin Stutzmann 1 Jose Antonio Garrido 1

1Walter Schottky Institut and Physics Department, TU Muuml;nchen Garching Germany2Institute for Materials Research (IMO), Hasselt University amp; IMOMEC, IMEC Diepenbeek Belgium

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4:00 AM - F1
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F2: Biosolar Cells: Photovoltaics and Photocatalytic Solar Cells
Session Chairs
Jose Garrido
Bohdana Discher
Wednesday PM, April 08, 2015
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3007

4:30 AM - *F2.01
Applied Photosynthesis: Utilization of Photosystem I for Direct Solar Energy Conversion

Barry D. Bruce 1

1University of Tennessee at Knoxville Knoxville United States

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5:00 AM - F2.02
Bio-photoelectrochemical Cells Incorporating Reaction Center Light Harvesting Complexes with a Large Photocurrent Density and External Quantum Efficiency

Houman Yaghoubi 1 J. Thomas Beatty 2 Arash Takshi 1

1University of South Florida Tampa United States2The University of British Columbia Vancouver Canada

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5:15 AM - F2.03
Potential-Dependent Extraction of Photosynthetic Electrons from Living Algal Cell Using Patterned Nanoelectrode Array

Lo Hyun Kim 1 Hyeonaug Hong 1 Dasom Yang 1 Yong Jae Kim 1 Arthur Grossman 2 WonHyoung Ryu 1

1Yonsei University Seoul Korea (the Republic of)2Stanford University Stanford United States

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5:30 AM - *F2.04
Photosynthetic Solar Cells

Bao-Lian Su 2 1

1University of Namur Namur Belgium2Wuhan University of Technology Wuhan China

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2015-04-09   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Yutaka Amao, OCU Advanced Research Inst. for Natural Science and Technology
Bohdana Discher, University of Pennsylvania
Raoul Frese, VU University Amsterdam
Jose Garrido, TU Munich
F4: Interfacing Biological Complexes with Advanced Materials: Plasmonic, Carbon and Nanostructured Surfaces
Session Chairs
Yutaka Amao
Raoul Frese
Thursday PM, April 09, 2015
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3007

2:30 AM - *F4.01
Controlled Assembly of Photosynthetic Complexes on Plasmonic Surfaces

Sebastian Mackowski 1

1Nicolaus Copernicus University Torun Poland

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3:00 AM - F4.02
Boron-Doped Nanocrystalline Diamond Films as Functionalisation Platform for Light-Harvesting Molecular Wires

Weng Siang Yeap 1 Xianjie Liu 2 David Bevk 3 1 Hana Kryacute;sovaacute; 4 Alberto Pasquarelli 5 Laurence Lutsen 3 1 Ladislav Kavan 4 Mats Fahlman 2 Wouter Maes 1 3 Ken Haenen 1 3

1Hasselt University Diepenbeek Belgium2Linkouml;ping University Linkouml;ping Sweden3IMEC vzw Diepenbeek Belgium4Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v. v. i. Prague Czech Republic5Universitauml;t Ulm Ulm Germany

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3:15 AM - F4.03
Disentangling the Mechanism of Electron Transfer of Bacterial Reaction Center Light Harvesting 1 Complexes, Cytochrome C Proteins And Quinones for Highly Efficient Biophotovoltaics

Vincent Morris Friebe 2 David Delgado 1 Raoul Frese 2

1VU Amsterdam Amsterdam Netherlands2Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Amsterdam Netherlands

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3:30 AM - F4.04
Genetically Engineering Light-Harvesting Antennas for Quantum Enhanced Energy Transport

Heechul Park 1 Nimrod Heldman 1 Patrick Rebentrost 1 Alessandro Iagatti 2 Barbara Patrizi 2 Paolo Foggi 2 Seth Lloyd 1 Angela M. Belcher 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge United States2European Laboratory for Non-linear Spectroscopy Sesto Fiorentino Italy

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3:45 AM - F4.05
Knitting the Catalytic Pattern of Artificial Photosynthesis to a Hybrid Graphene Nanotexture

Marcella Bonchio 1 2

1University of Padova Padova Italy2CNR Institute of Membrane Technology University of Padova Italy

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4:00 AM - F4
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F5: Biopolymers: Engineered Matrices for Solar Energy Harvesting
Session Chairs
Raoul Frese
Yutaka Amao
Thursday PM, April 09, 2015
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3007

4:30 AM - *F5.01
Engineering of the Rhodobacter Sphaeroides Reaction Center for Self-Directed Protein-Protein and Protein-Material Interactions in Biohybrid Devices

Michael Jones 1

1University of Bristol Bristol United Kingdom

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5:00 AM - F5.02
Sunlight-to-Ionic Energy Conversion using Artificial Light-Driven Ion Pumps

Christopher D. Sanborn 1 Shane Ardo 1

1University of California Irvine Irvine United States

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5:15 AM - F5
Wrap-up Discussion

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F3: Optimizing Interfaces: Proteins, Polymers, Cofactors and Substrates
Session Chairs
Bohdana Discher
Yutaka Amao
Thursday AM, April 09, 2015
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3007

9:30 AM - *F3.01
Biophotovoltaics for Technological Applications.

Nicolas Plumere 1

1Ruhr-University Bochum Bochum Germany

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10:00 AM - F3.02
Synthesis and Analysis of Photoelectrodes with Bio-Electronic Interfaces

Artur Braun 1 Debajeet Kumar Bora 1 Greta Faccio 1 Krisztina Gajda-Schrantz 1 Elena Rozhkova 2

1EMPA Duebendorf Switzerland2Argonne National Laboratory Argonne United States

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10:15 AM - F3.03
Enhancement on the Photovoltaic Properties of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells with Catalytically Activated Polymeric Counter Electrode

Hyunwoong Seo 1 Shinji Hashimoto 1 Naho Itagaki 1 Kazunori Koga 1 Masaharu Shiratani 1

1Kyushu Univ Fukuoka Japan

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10:30 AM - *F3.04
Design and Engineering of Protein-Pigment Building Blocks for Solar Energy Harvesting Systems

Dror Noy 1

1Migal - Galilee Research Institute Kiryat Shmona Israel

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11:00 AM - F3
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11:30 AM - *F3.05
Protein Film Photoelectrochemistry of the Water Oxidation Enzyme Photosystem II

Jenny Z. Zhang 1 Erwin Reisner 1

1The University of Cambridge Cambridge United Kingdom

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12:00 PM - F3.06
Spatially-Dependent Rigidification of the Molecular Environment within the Nanoscale Cavity of a Biomimetic Artificial Light-Harvesting Assembly

Rodrigo Noriega 1 Daniel Finley 1 John Haberstroh 1 Phillip Geissler 1 Matthew B Francis 1 Naomi S Ginsberg 1

1University of California Berkeley Berkeley United States

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12:15 PM - F3.07
Structural Modification of Porphyrin Dyes for Efficient Conversion of Solar Energy To Electricity

Hongshan He 1 Wenhui Li 2 Xiangli Wang 1 Hafsah Klfout 1 Zhixin Zhao 2

1Eastern Illinois University Charleston United States2Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan China

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