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Spring 2011 Logo2011 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 25-29, 2011 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Ping Chen, Chang Beom-Eom, Samuel S. Mao, Ryan O'Hayre

Symposium FF : Surfaces and Nanomaterials for Catalysis through In-situ or Ex-situ Studies

2011-04-26   Show All Abstracts

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FF5: Poster Session: Ex-situ and In-situ Studies of Nanomaterials
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

1:00 AM -
FF5.17 Transferred To FF16.10

FF1: In-situ Studies of Catalysts using Electron Spectroscopy
Session Chairs
Justin Notestein
Tuesday AM, April 26, 2011
Room 3022 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - FF1.1
Advances in High-resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy for Catalysis.

Stig Helveg 1 , Alfons Molenbroek 1
1 , Haldor Topsoe A/S, Kgs. Lyngby Denmark

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9:15 AM - FF1.2
In-situ Environmental TEM Study of the Shape Change of Pt Nanoparticles Supported on CeO2 in Gases.

Hideto Yoshida 1 , Yasufumi Kuwauchi 2 , Hideo Kohno 2 , Satoshi Shimada 3 , Masatake Haruta 3 , Seiji Takeda 1
1 The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, Osaka Japan, 2 Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Osaka Japan, 3 Graduate School of Urban Environmental Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo Japan

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9:30 AM - **FF1.3
In situ Environmental Transmission Electron Microscopy in Thermal and Light Induced Catalytic Reactions.

Peter Crozier 1
1 School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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10:00 AM - FF1.4
In-situ Microscopy of PEM Fuel Cell Catalyst and Catalyst-support Degradation.

Karren More 1 , Ray Unocic 1 , Kelly Perry 1 , K. Shawn Reeves 1
1 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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10:15 AM - FF1.5
Dynamic Phase Transformation Observations in Ni/SiO2 Catalyst for Partial Oxidation of Methane Using In-situ Environmental TEM.

Santhosh Chenna 1 , Peter Crozier 1
1 School of Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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10:30 AM - FF1.6
Environmental Transmission Electron Microscopy of Electron-beam-induced Changes of Au/TiO2 Catalysts in Reactant Gases.

Yasufumi Kuwauchi 1 , Hideto Yoshida 2 , Tetsuya Uchiyama 1 , Tomoki Akita 3 , Hideo Kohno 1 , Seiji Takeda 2
1 Physics, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Osaka Japan, 2 Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Center, Institute for Industrial and Scientific Research, Osaka University, Osaka Japan, 3 , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Osaka Japan

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10:45 AM -
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FF3: In-situ STM Studies of Catalysts
Session Chairs
Reinhard Denecke
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Room 3022 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **FF3.1
Catalytic Model Systems Studied by High-resolution, Fast-scanning STM.

Flemming Besenbacher 1
1 Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University, Aarhus Denmark

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3:00 PM - FF3.2
Thin-film Mixed Oxide Model Catalysts for Methane Reforming.

Kathrin Mueller 1 , Dario Stacchiola 2 , David Starr 1
1 Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States, 2 Chemistry Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States

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3:15 PM - FF3.3
Size Dependent Vacancy Formation and Reactivity in MoS2 Nanoclusters.

Eeva Niemi 1 2 , Anders Tuxen 3 , Jeppe Lauritsen 3 , Adam Foster 1 2
1 Department of Physics, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere Finland, 2 Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University, Helsinki Finland, 3 Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Aarhus Denmark

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3:30 PM - FF3.4
Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Followed at High Pressures with STM and SXRD.

Violeta Navarro 1 , Sander Roobol 1 , Richard van Rijn 1 2 , Qian Liu 1 , Olivier Balmes 2 , Didier Wermeille 2 , Andrea Resta 2 , Roberto Felici 2 , Joost Frenken 1
1 Kamerlingh Onnes Lab, University of Leiden, Leiden Netherlands, 2 Beam line ID03, ESRF, Grenoble France

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3:45 PM -
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FF4: Synthesis and Catalysis of Metal and Alloy Nanoparticle Catalysts
Session Chairs
Franklin (Feng) Tao
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Room 3022 (Moscone West)

4:15 PM - **FF4.1
In-situ Infrared Absorption Spectroscopy Characterization of the Adsorption Properties of Catalysts Made Using Novel Synthetic Techniques.

Ilkeun Lee 1 , Manuel Albiter 1 , Junghyun Hong 1 , Jobong Joo 1 , Yadong Yin 1 , Francisco Zaera 1
1 , University of California, Riverside, California, United States

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4:45 PM - FF4.2
Design of Catalysts at the Sub-nanometer and nm Scale: The Role of In Situ and Ex Situ Characterization Techniques in the Tuning of Catalytic Properties via Size, Composition and Support.

Stefan Vajda 1 2 , Marcel Di Vece 2 , Sungsik Lee 1 , Byeongdu Lee 1 , Soenke Seifert 1 , Randall Winans 1 , Glen Ferguson 1 , Larry Curtiss 1 , Jeffrey Greeley 1 , Zhiwei Wang 3 , Richard Palmer 3 , Qiang Qian 4 , Mathew Neurock 4 , Simone Goergen 5 , Rui Si 5 , Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos 5 , Xiaoming Wang 2 , Gary Haller 2 , Lisa Pfefferle 2
1 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 2 , Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 3 , University of Birmingham, Birmingham United Kingdom, 4 , University of Virginia, Martinsville, Virginia, United States, 5 , Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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5:00 PM - FF4.3
Amorphization of Supported Pt Nanoparticles: Dependency on Size, Support and Adsorbates.

Long Li 6 , Linlin Wang 4 , Zhongfan Zhang 6 , Eric Stach 5 , Anatoly Frenkel 2 5 , Duane Johnson 4 , Ralph Nuzzo 3 , Judith Yang 1
6 Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 4 , Ames Laboratory, Ames, Iowa, United States, 5 , Brookhaven National Laboratory, Long Island, New York, United States, 2 , Yehsiva University, New York, New York, United States, 3 , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 1 Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:15 PM - FF4.4
Structural and Compositional Stability of Nanoporous Pd/Rh Alloy Powders.

Joshua Sugar 1 , Benjamin Jacobs 2 , Patrick Cappillino 2 , Michael Grass 4 , Markus Ong 2 3 , David Robinson 2
1 Materials Physics Department, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Energy Nanomaterials Department, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States, 4 Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Physics Department, Whitworth University, Spokane, Washington, United States

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5:30 PM - FF4.5
Surface Structure and Catalytic Evolution of AuxPd1-x Nanoparticles under CO/O2 Reaction in Torr Pressure Regime.

Selim Alayoglu 1 2 , Franklin Tao 1 2 3 , Colin Specht 1 2 , Zhongwei Zhu 1 2 , Gabor Somorjai 1 2
1 Department of Chemistry, University of California,Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry , University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States

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5:45 PM - FF4.6
Evolution of Oxidation State and Structure of Co in Co and CoPt Nanoparticles under the Reducing and Oxidizing Environment.

Fan Zheng 1 , Selim Alayoglu 1 , Vladimir Pushkarev 1 , Jinghua Guo 1 , Gabor Somorjai 1
1 Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States

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FF5: Poster Session: Ex-situ and In-situ Studies of Nanomaterials
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

6:00 PM - FF5.1
Synthesis and Optical Properties of Branched Au/Pd Nanocrystals.

Christopher DeSantis 1 , Sara Skrabalak 1
1 Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States

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6:00 PM - FF5.10
Porosity Control and Ex-situ Reaction Study of Palladium-based Nanocatalysts with Nickel Phyllosilicate Shells for Suzuki Coupling Reactions.

Mijong Kim 1 , Hyunjoon Song 1
1 Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - FF5.11
Uniformly-assembled Metal Nanoparticles on Anodic Aluminum Oxide (AAO) Applied in Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy.

Boon Loo 1 , Zhixun Luo 2 , Jiannian Yao 2
1 Chemistry, Towson University, Towson, Maryland, United States, 2 Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing China

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6:00 PM - FF5.12
Electric-field Assisted Catalytic Ni and Cu Nanostructures on Silicon Micro Grasses Suitable for CO Combustion.

Aida Ebrahimi 1 , Shamsoddin Mohajerzadeh 1 , Amir Alihosseinzadeh 2 , Abbas-Ali Khodadadi 2 , Yadollah Mortazavi 2
1 ECE, University of Tehran, Tehran Iran (the Islamic Republic of), 2 Chemical Eng., University of Tehran, Tehran Iran (the Islamic Republic of)

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6:00 PM - FF5.13
Charge Transport Properties of Graphene under Strain Probed with Atomic Force Microscopy.

Sangku Kwon 1 , Sunghyun Choi 1 , Hyunjong Chung 2 , Sunae Seo 2 , Jeong Park 1
1 Graduate School of EEWS (WCU), Kaist, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 , Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Yongin Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - FF5.14
A Combined Photoemission and DFT Study of Cu/CeO2 Model Catalysts.

Lucie Szabova 1 , Iva Matolinova 1 , Matteo Farnesi Camellone 2 3 , Tomas Skala 4 , Vladimir Matolin 1 , Stefano Fabris 2 3
1 Department of Surface and Plasma Science, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Prague 8 - Liben Czech Republic, 2 Theory@Elettra group, CNR DEMOCRITOS, IOM, Trieste Italy, 3 , SISSA, Trieste Italy, 4 , Sincrotrone Trieste, Trieste Italy

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6:00 PM - FF5.15
Tuning Catalytic Activity of Ru and Rh Nanoparticles in CO Oxidation with Engineering Surface Oxide.

Sunmi Kim 1 , Kamran Qadir 1 , Sukyoung Jin 1 , Kyoungmin Jung 1 , A. Reddy 1 , Sang Hoon Joo 2 , Jeong Park 1
1 Graduate School of EEWS (WCU), Kaist, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 School of Nano-Bioscience and Chemical Engineering, UNIST, Ulsan Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - FF5.16
Size Effect of Ruthenium Nanoparticle on Catalytic Carbon Monoxide Oxidation.

Sang Hoon Joo 1 , Jeong Park 2 , J. Russell Renzas 3 , Derek Butcher 3 , Wenyu Huang 3 , Gabor Somorjai 3
1 School of Nano-Bioscience and Chemical Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Ulsan Korea (the Republic of), 2 Graduate School of EEWS (WCU), KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 3 Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States

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6:00 PM - FF5.18
In-situ Characterization of Nanoparticle Catalysts during CVD Growth of Carbon Nanotubes by Environmental TEM.

Hideto Yoshida 1 , Yoshikazu Homma 2 , Seiji Takeda 1
1 The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, Osaka Japan, 2 Department of Physics, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo Japan

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6:00 PM - FF5.19
Sonochemically Synthesized PtNi and PtCu Nano Bimetallic Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells.

Cenk Gumeci 1 , Deois Cearnaigh 1 , Carol Korzeniewski 1 , Dominick Casadonte 1
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, United States

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6:00 PM - FF5.2
One-pot Synthesis of Dendritic Pd-Au/C Electrocatalysts with Enhanced Activity and Durability toward Ethanol Oxidation.

Shin Wook Kang 1 , Sang Woo Han 1
1 , KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - FF5.20
Oxidation of Monometallic and Bimetallic Iron-based Nanoparticles.

Lauren Greenlee 1 , Robert Usselman 2 , Stephanie Hooker 1
1 Materials Reliability Division, NIST, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 2 Electromagnetics Division, NIST, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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6:00 PM - FF5.21
Spatial Structure Effect on the Nano Catalystic Activity.

Chun Zhang 1 , Xiaohong Wang 1 , Zhiyu Hu 1
1 , Institute of NanoMicroEnergy, Shanghai University, Shanghai China

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6:00 PM - FF5.22
TEM Characterization of Industry-style Rh Nanocatalysts in the Presence of Acoustic Phonons.

Petra Specht 1 , R. Gulotty 3 , D. Barton 3 , R. Cieslinski 3 , S. Rozeveld 3 , J. Kang 3 , Oscar Dubon 1 , Christian Kisielowski 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 , The DOW Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, United States, 2 NCEM, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States

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6:00 PM - FF5.23
Synthesis of Nitrogen Oxide-storage Catalysts by Chemical Vapor Infiltration and Catalyst Activity at Low Temperatures.

Martin Busch 1 2 3 , Uta Sager 5 , Ulf Bergmann 1 3 , Wolfgang Schmidt 4 , Frank Schmidt 2 3 , Burak Atakan 1 3 , Markus Winterer 2 3
1 Thermodynamics, Faculty of Engineering, University Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany, 2 Nanoparticle process technology, Faculty of Engineering, University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany, 3 Center for Nanointegration Duisburg-Essen, CeNIDE, Duisburg Germany, 5 , Institut für Energie- und Umwelttechnik e.V., Duisburg Germany, 4 , Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Muehlheim an der Ruhr Germany

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6:00 PM - FF5.24
Hydrogen Evolving Nanorod Heterostructure Photocatalysts Probed One Nanoparticle At a Time.

Lilac Amirav 1 2 , Jennifer Dionne 1 2 , A.Paul Alivisatos 1 2
1 Chemistry, 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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6:00 PM - FF5.3
One-Pot Synthesis of Au-Pd Octapodal Nanoparticles with Enhanced Electrocatalytic Activity and Stability toward Ethanol Oxidation.

Jong Wook Hong 1 , Sang Woo Han 1
1 , KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - FF5.4
Growth Mode, Morphology, and Reducibility of CeO2(111) Thin Films on Cu(111).

Filip Dvorak 1 , Oleksandr Stetsovych 1 , Michael Steger 2 , Elmiloudi Cherradi 2 , Iva Matolinova 1 , Josef Myslivecek 1 , Vladimir Matolin 1
1 Department of Surface and Plasma Science, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics , Charles University in Prague, Prague 8 Czech Republic, 2 Institut fuer Experimentelle Physik der kondensierten Materie, Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet, Düsseldorf Germany

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6:00 PM - FF5.6
Self-recharging Palladia Nanoparticles on Ceria Nanotube Support for Catalytic Oxidation.

Chin Li Cheung 1 , Yunyun Zhou 1 , Neil Lawrence 1 , Patrick Kent 2
1 , University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 2 , Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, United States

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6:00 PM - FF5.7
Surface Regulation of Gold Polyhedral Nanocrystals Using Polymer Surfactants.

Seon Joo Lee 1 , Hyunjoon Song 1
1 Chemistry, KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - FF5.8
Spectroscopic Characterization of Ultra-thin Al2O3/SiO2/Si Films by SR XPS.

Thithi Lay 1 , Motoyasu Imamura 2 , Nobuyuki Matsubayashi 2
1 Analysis Laboratory, Omicron nanotechology Japan, Tokyo Japan, 2 National Metrology Institute of Japan,, AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

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6:00 PM - FF5.9
Two Versatile Transmission Electron Microscopy Specimen Holders for In Situ Illumination of Photoactive Materials.

Mathias Kobylko 1 , Giorgio Divitini 1 , Caterina Ducati 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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2011-04-27   Show All Abstracts

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FF6: Application of Ambient Pressure XPS to Studies of Catalysis
Session Chairs
Hans-Joachim Freund
Wednesday AM, April 27, 2011
Room 3022 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - FF6.1
Au on Pd(111) for the Selective Oxidation of Allylic Alcohols.

James Naughton 1 2 , Adam Lee 3 , Karen Wilson 3 , Sarah Thompson 1
1 Physics, University of York, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 2 Chemistry, University of York, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 3 Chemistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff United Kingdom

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9:15 AM - FF6.2
In Situ XPS Study of the Influence of Water Vapor on the Catalytic Decomposition of Hydrocarbons.

Placidus Amama 1 2 , Tyson Back 1 3 , P. Terry Murray 1 2 , Steven Fairchild 1 , Benji Maruyama 1
1 RXB, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, United States, 2 UDRI, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 3 , Universal Technology Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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9:30 AM - **FF6.3
In-situ Studies of Surface Reactions by Photoelectron Spectroscopy.

Reinhard Denecke 1
1 Wilhelm-Ostwald-Institut, Universität Leipzig, Leipzig Germany

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10:00 AM - FF6.4
Enhanced Activity of Fe-oxide Nanoparticles on Au(111) Studied with In Situ X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and In Situ Scanning Tunneling Microscopy.

Xingyi Deng 1 2 , Junseok Lee 1 2 , Congjun Wang 1 2 , Christopher Matranga 1 , Funda Aksoy 3 , Zhi Liu 3
1 , National Energy Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , URS, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:15 AM - FF6.5
Novel Applications in Surface Science – In Situ Sample Analysis in Extreme Environments.

Andreas Thissen 1 , Thomas Schulmeyer 1 , Oliver Schaff 1
1 , SPECS Surface Nano Analysis GmbH, Berlin Germany

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10:30 AM - FF6.6
In-situ Spectroscopic Study of the Oxidation of Cu(110) and Water Adsorption on CuOx at Near Ambient Conditions.

Peng Jiang 1 , Ferenc Borondics 1 , Lisandro Giovanetti 1 , John Newberg 1 , Elzbieta Pach 1 , Hendrik Bluhm 1 , Miquel Salmeron 1
1 Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:45 AM -
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FF7: Catalysis of 2D Model Catalysts
Session Chairs
Jose Rodriguez
Wednesday AM, April 27, 2011
Room 3022 (Moscone West)

11:15 AM - **FF7.1
In-situ and Ex-situ Investigation of Ultrathin Oxide Films and Their Chemical Reactivity.

Hans-Joachim Freund 1
1 Chemical Physics, Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Berlin Germany

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11:45 AM - FF7.2
Pulsed Laser Deposition and In Situ Scanning Tunneling Microscopy of Pd Clusters Supported on Alumina.

Carlo Casari 1 2 , Andrea Li Bassi 1 2 , Stefano Foglio 1 , Marco Corbetta 1 , Matteo Passoni 1 , Carlo Bottani 1 2
1 Dept. of Energy, Politecnico di Milano, Milan Italy, 2 Center for NanoScience and Technology CNST of IIT@PoliMI, IIT Italian Institute of Technology, Milan Italy

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12:00 PM - FF7.3
High Throughput Approaches to Study of Alloy Catalysis and Structure Senstivity.

Andrew Gellman 1 , James Miller 1 , Peter Kondratyuk 1 , Esteban Broitman 1 , Deepika Priyadarshini 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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12:15 PM - FF7.4
Adsorption Dynamics in the Selective Oxidation of Crotyl alcohol over Pd(111).

James Naughton 1 2 , Andy Pratt 1 3 , Chris Eames 2 , Sarah Thompson 1 , Steve Tear 1 , Adam Lee 4 , Karen Wilson 4
1 Physics, University of York, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 2 Chemistry, University of York, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 3 York Institute for Materials Research, University of York, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 4 Chemistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff United Kingdom

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12:30 PM - FF7.5
Combined TPRx, in situ GISAXS and GIXAS Study of GaN-supported Platinum Model Catalysts.

Sonja Wyrzgol 1 , Susanne Schaefer 2 , Xuebing Li 1 , Martin Stutzmann 2 , Sungsik Lee 3 , Marcel Di Vece 4 , Stefan Vajda 3 4 , Johannes Lercher 1
1 Department of Chemistry, Catalysis Research Center, Technische Universität München, Garching Germany, 2 Walter Schottky Institute, Technische Universität München, Garching Germany, 3 Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 4 Department of Chemical Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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12:45 PM - FF7.6
Photochemistry of Methanol on TiO2(110) Studied by Two-photon Photoemission and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Method.

Chuanyao Zhou 1 , Zefeng Ren 1 , Shijing Tan 3 , Zhibo Ma 1 , Hongjun Fan 1 , Alec Wodtke 2 , Bing Wang 3 , Xueming Yang 1
1 State Key Laboratory of Molecular Reaction Dynamics, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, Dalian, Liaoning Province, China, 3 Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui Province, China, 2 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry , University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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FF8: In-situ and Ex-situ Studies for Electrocatalysts
Session Chairs
Jose Rodriguez
Wednesday PM, April 27, 2011
Room 3022 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **FF8.1
Application of Ambient Pressure XPS to Catalysis and Electrochemistry.

Hendrik Bluhm 1
1 Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley Lab, Berkeley, California, United States

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3:00 PM - FF8.2
Structure Determination and Structure/Property Mapping of Nanoscale Platinum Electrocatalysts.

Amanda Barnard 1 , Lan-Yun Chang 2
1 Materials Science & Engineering, CSIRO, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, 2 Monash Centre for Electron Microscopy and School of Chemistry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

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3:15 PM - FF8.3
In-situ XAS Study of PtxPd1-x Nanoparticles Under H2 Reduction: Evidence of Charge Transfer Effects.

Jonder Morais 1 , Fabiano Bernardi 2 , Alex Kilian 1 , Jocenir Boita 1 , Adriana Rodrigues 1 , Agnes Traverse 3 , Maria Martins Alves 4
1 Physics, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil, 2 ALS, LBNL, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 LCP, Univ. Paris-Sud, Orsay France, 4 Chemistry, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

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3:30 PM - FF8.4
In Situ DXAS Study of Pt Nanoparticles Formation by H2 Reduction of PtO2.

Jonder Morais 1 , Fabiano Bernardi 2 , Maria Martins Alves 3
1 Physics, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil, 2 ALS, LBNL, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Chemistry, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

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2011-04-28   Show All Abstracts

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FF10: Catalysis of Metal Supported on Oxide
Session Chairs
Bert Weckhuysen
Thursday AM, April 28, 2011
Room 3022 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - FF10.1
Selective Hydrogenation of Cinnamaldehyde to Cynnamil Alcohol over Gold Supported on Zinc Oxide Materials.

Hangning Chen 1 , Benjamin Estes 1 , Paige Landry 1 , John Larese 1
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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9:15 AM - FF10.2
In-situ X-ray Diffraction Studies of the Catalytic CO Oxidation on Pd Surfaces and Clusters at Real Working Conditions.

Olivier Balmes 1 , Richard van Rijn 2 1 , Andrea Resta 1 , Didier Wermeille 1 , Roberto Felici 1 , Joost Frenken 2
1 exp. division, ESRF, Grenoble France, 2 Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory, Leiden University, Leiden Netherlands

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9:30 AM - **FF10.3
Supported Metal Clusters as Models for Catalysis: Silica Supported Rh Nanoparticles.

Sean McClure 1 , Matthew Lundwall 1 , David Goodman 1
1 Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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10:00 AM - FF10.4
Direct Observation of Very Strong Metal-support Interactions in Model Perovskite-supported Precious Metal Catalysts using In-situ and Ex-situ Atomic-resolution Electron Microscopy.

Michael Katz 1 , Yingwen Duan 1 , Hong Liu 1 , George Graham 1 , Xiaoqing Pan 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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10:15 AM - FF10.5
Surface-protected Etching of Mesoporous Oxide Shells for the Stabilization of Metal Nanocatalysts.

Qiao Zhang 1 , Yadong Yin 1 , Ilkeun Lee 1 , Francisco Zaera 1
1 Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States

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2011-04-29   Show All Abstracts

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SPECS Surface Nano Anaylsis GmbH
FF16: Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials II
Session Chairs
Haimei Zheng
Friday PM, April 29, 2011
Room 3022 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **FF16.1
Design and Synthesis of Nanostructured Catalysts.

Hua Chun Zeng 1
1 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and KAUST-NUS GCR Program, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore

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3:00 PM - FF16.2
Revealing Structure-Activity Relationships in WO3/ZrO2 Solid Acid Catalysts: in-situ Imaging, Spectroscopy and Catalyst Design.

Wu Zhou 1 , Nikolaos Nikolaos 2 , Elizabeth Ross-Medgaarden 3 , Michael Wong 2 , Israel Wachs 3 , Christopher Kiely 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States, 3 Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States

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3:15 PM - FF16.3
Understanding and Optimizing the Electrochemical Oxygen Evolution Reaction on Metal Oxide Surfaces.

Boon Siang Yeo 1 2 , Alexis Bell 1 2
1 Chemical Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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3:30 PM - FF16.4
Peptide-template Mediated Synthesis of Catalytically Active Pd Nanoparticle Networks.

Marc Knecht 1 , Rohit Bhandari 1
1 Chemistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States

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3:45 PM -
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4:30 PM - FF16.6
A New Family of Nanocatalysts Based on Tunable Metal Phosphide Mixed Phases.

Sophie Carenco 1 2 , Cedric Boissiere 1 , Antonio Leyva-Perez 3 , Avelino Corma 3 , Nicolas Mezailles 2 , Clement Sanchez 1
1 Laboratoire de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Paris, College de France, UPMC, Paris France, 2 Laboratoire Heteroelements et Coordination, Ecole Polytechnique, CNRS, Paris France, 3 Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Valencia Spain

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4:45 PM - FF16.7
Au/FexOy Porous Core-shell Nanostructures as Sintering Resistive Catalysts.

Trevor Ewers 1
1 Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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5:00 PM - FF16.8
In Situ Studies of the Mechanism for Formation of Catalytic Silver Clusters within the Zeolite Mordenite.

Haiyan Zhao 1 , Karena Chapman 1 , Peter Chupas 1 , Tina Nenoff 2
1 X-ray Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 2 , Sandia National Laboratory, New Mexico, New Mexico, United States

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5:15 PM - FF16.9
In Situ Structural Characterization of Bimetallic Nanoparticles Supported on Ceria under Gaseous Atmospheres.

Fabiano Bernardi 1 , Michael Grass 1 , Zhi Liu 1 , Zahid Hussain 1
1 Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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