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Spring 2009 Logo2009 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit



April 13-17, 2009
| San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Paul R. Besser, Peter Fratzl, Nicola Spaldin, Terry M. Tritt

Symposium S : Materials in Photocatalysis and Photoelectrochemistry for Environmental Applications and H2 Generation

2009-04-14   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Artur Braun EMPA – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing & Research
Paul A. Alivisatos University of California-Berkeley
Egbert Figgemeier Bayer Technology Services GmbH
John A. Turner Colorado School of Mines
Jinhua Ye NIMS - Photocatalytic Materials Center
S1: TiO2-Based Photocatalyst Systems
Session Chairs
Michael Graetzel
Roel van der Krol
Tuesday AM, April 14, 2009
Room 2016 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - S1.1
Sol-gel Grown Epitaxial Anatase TiO2 films and Their Photocatalytic Applications

Hyun Suk Jung 1 , Jung-Kun Lee 2
1 School of Advanced Materials, Kookmin Univ., Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering & Material Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:45 AM - S1.2
Plasma Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition of TiO2 Thin Films for Photocatalytic Application

Chang-Soo Lee 1 , Jungwon Kim 3 , JongYeog Son 1 , Wan-Joo Maeng 1 , Du-Hwan Jo 2 , Wonyong Choi 3 , Hyungjun Kim 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, POSTECH, Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea (the Republic of), 3 Environmental science and engineering, POSTECH, Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea (the Republic of), 2 Surface Technology Research Group , POSCO Technical Research Laboratories , Gwangyang, Jeonnam, Korea (the Republic of)

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10:00 AM - **S1.3
Current Circumstances & Markets of Photocatalysis in Japan.

Takashi Nohmura 1 2
1 Administration, Photocatalyst Industrial Association JAPAN, Tokyo Japan, 2 International Committee, PIAJ, Nagoya Japan

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10:30 AM - S1.4
Photocatalysis Approach for Energy and Environmental Challenges at Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India.

Valluri Durga Kumari 1 , Machiraju Subrahmanyam 1
1 Catalysis and Physical Chemistry Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

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11:00 AM - *
Coffee Break

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11:30 AM - **S1.6
Photocatalysis in Buildings : Self-cleaning Materials and Air Purification.

Herve Arribart 1
1 , Saint-Gobain, Aubervilliers France

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12:00 PM - S1.7
Titania/Silica Hybrid Microcapsules Based on Triethoxysilyl Norbornene Templates and Their Photocatalytic Activity

Sewon Oh 1 , Jinkee Hong 1 , Kookheon Char 1
1 Chemical & Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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12:15 PM - S1.8
Effects of Synthesis Conditions on the Crystalline Phases and Photocatalytic Activities of Silver Vanadates via Hydrothermal Method.

Chao-Ming Huang 1 , Guan-Ting Pan 1 2 , Thomas C.-K. Yang 1 2 , Wen-Sheng Chang 1 3
1 Department of Environmental Engineering, Kun Shan University, Yung-Kang City, Tainan, Taiwan, 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei Taiwan, 3 Energy and Environmental Laboratory, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu Taiwan

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S2: Fe and W-Based Photocatalyst Systems
Session Chairs
Renata Solarska
Lothar Weinhardt
Tuesday PM, April 14, 2009
Room 2016 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - S2.1
Surface Modification of Tungsten Oxide-Based Photoanodes for Solar-Powered Hydrogen Production.

Nicolas Gaillard 1 , Eric Miller 1 , Jess Kaneshiro 1 , Lothar Weinhardt 2 , Marcus Baer 2 , Clemens Heske 2 , Kwang-Soon Ahn 3 , Yanfa Yan 3 , Mowafak Al-Jassim 3
1 Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 3 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States

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2:45 PM - S2.2
Surface Modified Undoped and Iron Doped Titanium Dioxide Thin Films with Improved Photoelectrochemical Response (Submitted for 2009 MRS Spring meeting)

Aadesh Singh 1 , Poonam Sharma 1 , Rohit Shrivastav 2 , Sahab Dass 2 , Vibha Satsangi 1
1 Department of Physics & Computer Science, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2 Department of Chemistry, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

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3:00 PM - **S2.3
Mesoscopic Photoelectrodes for Solar Hydrogen Generation from Water.

Michael Graetzel 1
1 , epfl, Lausanne Switzerland

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3:30 PM - S2.4
Nanocrystal Photoanode Materials for Photoelectrochemical Oxidation of Water Under Visible Light.

Suk Joon Hong 1 , Hwichan Jun 1 , Pramod H. Borse 2 , Sun Hee Choi 3 , Jae Sung Lee 1
1 Chem.Eng., POSTECH, Pohang Korea (the Republic of), 2 Center For Nanomaterials, International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy & New Materials, Balapur India, 3 , Pohang Accelerator Laboratory, Pohang Korea (the Republic of)

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3:45 PM - S2.5
Effect of Cationic or Anionic Dopants on Optical and Photocatalytic Properties of TiO2 Nanopowders made by Flame Spray Synthesis (FSS).

Katarzyna Michalow 1 2 , Andre Heel 2 , Thomas Graule 2 , Mieczyslaw Rekas 1
1 Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, AGH-University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Malopolska, Poland, 2 Laboratory for High Performance Ceramics, EMPA Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, Duebendorf, Zurich, Switzerland

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4:00 PM - *
Coffee break

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4:30 PM - **S2.6
Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production Environmental Clean-Up by Semiconductor Heterojunction Materials

Zou Zhigang 1 , Ye Jinhua 2
1 Physicas, Nanjing University, Nanjing China, 2 photocatalytic materials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba Japan

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5:00 PM - S2.7
Photoelectrochemical Properties of Nanocrystalline α-Fe2O3 Electrodes Prepared via New Electrodeposition Route.

Ryan Spray 1 , Kyoung-Shin Choi 1
1 Chemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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5:15 PM - S2.8
Mesoscopic Hematite Photoanodes for Water Splitting.

Kevin Sivula 1 , Ilkay Cesar 1 , Scott Warren 1 , Michael Graetzel 1
1 Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

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2009-04-16   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Artur Braun EMPA – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing & Research
Paul A. Alivisatos University of California-Berkeley
Egbert Figgemeier Bayer Technology Services GmbH
John A. Turner Colorado School of Mines
Jinhua Ye NIMS - Photocatalytic Materials Center
S5: Heterostructures and Water Splitting
Session Chairs
Shannon Boettcher
Andrew Leenheer
Thursday AM, April 16, 2009
Room 2016 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - S5.1
1-D ZnO Nanostructures and Application to ETA-solar Cells.

Claude Levy-Clement 1 , Jamil Elias 1 , Ramon Tena-Zaera 1
1 ICMPE, CNRS, Thiais France

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10:45 AM - *
Coffee break

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11:15 AM - S5.5
Design of Visible Light Photocatalysts with Heterojunction of Semiconductors

Se-hee Jang 1 , Sang Do Sung 1 , Song-yi Han 1 , Young S. Choi 1 , Wan In Lee 1
1 Department of Chemistry, Inha University, Incheon Korea (the Republic of)

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11:30 AM - S5.6
Use of Anodic TiO2-nanotubes in Dye-sensitized Solar Cells.

Robert Hahn 1 , Steffen Berger 1 , Andrei Ghicov 1 , Doohun Kim 1 , Sergiu Albu 1 , Julia Kunze 1 , Patrik Schmuki 1
1 Institute for Surface Science and Corrosion, University Erlangen, Erlangen Germany

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11:45 AM - S5.7
Multicomponent Nanocrystals for Water Splitting.

Paul Alivisatos 1
1 Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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12:00 PM - S5.8
Titania Nanotube Arrays Nitrogen or Carbon Doped via Radio Frequency Plasma for Visible Light Water Photoelectrolysis Application.

Oomman Varghese 1 , Thomas LaTempa 2 1 , Maggie Paulose 1 , Craig Grimes 2 1
1 Materials Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Department of Electrical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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12:15 PM - S5.9
Oxide Protection for Practical Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production.

Marie Mayer 1 2 , Joel Ager 2 , Kin Man Yu 2 , Eugene Haller 2 1 , Wladek Walukiewicz 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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12:30 PM - S5.10
Visible Light Photooxidation of Water using Double-walled Anodic TiO2 Nanotube Arrays

Mano Misra 1 , Shiny John 1 , Subarna Banerjee 1 , Cameron Howard 1 , Susanta Mohapatra 1
1 , University of Nevada Reno, Reno, Nevada, United States

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2009-04-17   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Artur Braun EMPA – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing & Research
Paul A. Alivisatos University of California-Berkeley
Egbert Figgemeier Bayer Technology Services GmbH
John A. Turner Colorado School of Mines
Jinhua Ye NIMS - Photocatalytic Materials Center
S10: Modeling
Session Chairs
Elaine Chandler
Lin-Wang Wang
Friday PM, April 17, 2009
Room 2016 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - S10.1
First Principles Simulations of Light Element Doped Nanoscale (TiO2)n Clusters for Water-splitting Applications.

Stephen Shevlin 1 , Scott Woodley 1 , Huub van Dam 2
1 Chemistry, University College London, London United Kingdom, 2 , Daresbury Laboratory, Warrington United Kingdom

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2:45 PM - **S10.2
Probing Single Nanoparticle Catalysis at Single-Turnover Resolution.

Peng Chen 1
1 Department of Chemistry and Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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3:15 PM - S10.3
Electronic Structure Properties of the Photo-Catalysts YVO4 and InVO4 Slab Systems with Water Molecules Adsorbed on the Surfaces.

Mitsutake Oshikiri 1 , Mauro Boero 2 , Akiyuki Matsushita 1 , Jinhua Ye 1
1 , National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 , University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

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3:30 PM - S10.4
First Principles Study of Water-electrode Interface.

Tadashi Ogitsu 1 , Vencenzo Lordi 1 , Babak Sadigh 1 , Eric Schwegler 1
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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3:45 PM - *
Coffee Break

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4:15 PM - S10.5
Mixed Cation Delafossite Photoelectrodes for PEC Hydrogen Production: A Density Functional Theory Study.

Muhammad Huda 1 , Aron Walsh 1 , Yanfa Yan 1 , Todd Deutsch 1 , Su-Huai Wei 1 , John Turner 1 , Mowafak Al-Jassim 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, Colorado, United States

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4:30 PM - **S10.6
Water and Ionic Structure at Metal Surfaces.

David Chandler 1 2
1 Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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5:00 PM - S10.7
The Influence of Defects on Electron Trapping in Anatase TiO2: a DFT+U Study.

Benjamin Morgan 1 , Graeme Watson 1
1 Chemistry, Trinity College, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland

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5:15 PM - S10.8
Bandgap Narrowing of TiO2 via Non-compensated n-p Codoping for Enhanced Solar Energy Utilization.

Mariappan Paranthaman 1 , Xiaofeng Qiu 1 , Hui Pan 1 , Wenguang Zhu 2 1 , Wei Wang 1 , Violeta Iancu 2 , Hanno Weitering 2 1 , Gyula Eres 1 , Baohua Gu 1 , Zhenyu Zhang 1 2
1 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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5:30 PM - S10.9
First-principles Study of Oxidation of Ga-V (V=N,P,As) and GaP:N (110) Surfaces.

John Turner 1 , Woon Ih Choi 1 , Yong-Hyun Kim 1 , Kwiseon Kim 1
1 , NREL, Golden, Colorado, United States

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