197th Meeting - Toronto, Ontario, Canada

May 14-18, 2000


M1 - Applications of Surface Science to Energy Technologies

Energy Technology Division/ Physical Electrochemistry Division

Monday, May 15, 2000

Wentworth Room, 2nd Floor

Fuel Cell Electrocatalysis

Co-Chairs: S. Mukerjee and A. Wieckowski

10:00623 Surface Properties of Ru(0001) Electrodes: In situ Surface X-Ray Scattering and Infrared Spectroscopy Studies - J. Wang, N. Marinkovic, H. Zajonz, and R. Adzic (Brookhaven National Laboratory) PDF
10:30624 Study of the Deposition of Pt and Ru by the Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance. Application to Methanol Electrooxidation - C. Lamy, F. Vigier, F. Gloaguen, and J.-M. Leger (CNRS-University of Poitiers) PDF
11:00625 XAFS and XRD Studies of Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Anode Electrocatalysts - H.N. Dinh (Los Alamos National Laboratory), P. Villella (University of Colorado, Boulder), P.J. Franz, X. Ren, F.H. Garzon, and S. Gottesfeld (Los Alamos National Laboratory) PDF
11:30626 Electrochemical Characterization of High Surface Area Catalysts and Materials for Power Sources at Sticky Carbon Electrodes - J. Long and D. Rolison (Naval Research Laboratory) PDF

Fuel Cell Electrocatalysis

Co-Chairs: A. Wieckowski and S. Mukerjee

2:00627 Data by XPS and STM on Ruthenium and Osmium Deposits on Platinum for Fuel Cells - A. Crown, I. Moraes, H. Kim, and A. Wieckowski (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) PDF
2:30628 Isotopic Effect Study of Methanol Oxidation on Pt, Pt-Ru, Pt-Ru-Os-Ir Fuel Cell Catalysts - H. Lei, B. Gurau, S. Suh, and E.S. Smotkin (Illinois Institute of Technology) GIF
3:00 Thirty-Minute Intermission
3:30629 Ex-Situ Emersion LEED, RHEED and AES and In-Situ Electrochemical FTIR Studies of the Electro-Oxidation of CO at the Ru(0001) Single Crystal Electrode Surface - W. Lin, P. Christensen, A. Hamnett (University of Newcastle upon Tyne), M.-S. Zei, and G. Ertl (Fritz-Haber Institut der Max Planck Gesellschaft) PDF
4:00630 Topographical Study of Nafion Membrane - B. Dorathy and T. Nguyen (University of Kansas) PDF
4:30631 Characterization of Oxygen Adsorption and Reaction on Platinum: An Ab-initio Study - T. Li and P. Balbuena (University of South Carolina) PDF
5:00632 The Co-Catalytic Effect of Ru, Sn and Mo Decoration Steps to Pt(332) on the CO Oxidation and Current Efficiency of Methanol Oxidation Studied by DEMS - H. Baltruschat, T. Loeffler, H. Massong, G. Samjeske, and H. Wang (University of Bonn) PDF
5:30633 Ab Initio Simulation of Metal Cluster Surrounded by Electrolyte - S. Izvekov, T.-T. Lin (Institute of Materials Research and Engineering), and M.R. Philpott (National University of Singapore) PDF

Tuesday, May 16, 2000

Fuel Cell and Battery Electrode Processes

Co-Chairs: S. Mukerjee and A. Wieckowski

9:00634 Structure and Electrocatalytic Activity of Pyrolyzed Cobalt Tetra(methoxyphenyl) Porphyrine (CoTMPP) - S. Gamburzev (Texas A&M University), P. Atanasova, P. Atanasov (University of New Mexico), A. Kaisheva, and I. Iliev (Central Laboratory for Electrochemical Power Sources) PDF
9:30 Thirty-Minute Intermission
10:00635 Temperature Dependence of Oxygen Reduction Reaction (ORR) at Pt Surfaces Studied by Rotational Disc Electrode (RDE) Measurements - T. Toda and I. Honma (AIST) PDF
10:30636 The Reactivity of Lithium Toward Diethyl Carbonate in Ultrahigh Vacuum: A Combined IRAS, AES and XPS Study - L. Rendek Jr, G. Chottiner, and D.A. Scherson (Case Western Reserve University) PDF
11:00637 In-Situ Raman Spectroscopy on an Operating AA Zn-MnO2 Battery Under High Discharge Currents - W.-B. Cai, Q. Shi, D.A. Scherson (Case Western Reserve University), and M. Mansuetto (Eveready Battery Company) PDF
11:30638 Combinatorial Electrochemical Approach for Discovery of New Functional Materials for Industrial Applications - S. Gorer, E. McDermott, and M. Devenney (Symyx Technologies) PDF

Surface Science in Electrodeposition and Polymerization Processes

Co-Chairs: A. Wieckowski and S. Mukerjee

2:00639 Probing the Mechanism of Electroless Gold Deposition in Electroless Gold Plating Using the Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance - A. Sargent and O.A. Sadik (State University of New York at Binghamton) PDF
2:30640 Closed-Lood Approach for Removal, Separation and Retrieval of CdTe Films from Thin Film Devices - S. Menezes (InterPhases Research) PDF
3:00641 Electrochemistry in Ultrahigh Vacuum: Underpotential Deposition of Al on W from AlCl3/1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium Ambient Temperature Chloroaluminate Melts - M. Johnston, J.-J. Lee (Case Western Reserve University), K.A. Wheeler (Delaware State University), G.S. Chottiner, B. Miller, and D.A. Scherson (Case Western Reserve University) PDF
3:30642 Investigation on Pulse Plated CdSe Schottky Devices - V. Swaminathan and K.R. Murali (Central Electrochemical Research Institute) GIF
4:00643 Thin Indium Oxide Films Formation and Growth - S. Omanovic (Acadia University) and M. Metikos-Hukovic (University of Zagreb) PDF
4:30644 Barrier Layers for High-Temperature Glass-Ceraic Substrates - N.I. Nemchuk, S.M. Krasulya (Cornell University), J.G. Couillard (Corning Incorporated), D.G. Ast (Cornell University), and L.R. Pinckney (Corning Incorporated) PDF
5:00645 Spectroelectrochemical Investigation of Polymerization of Indole - A.S. Sarac and S. Ozkara (Istanbul Technical University) PDF
5:30646 Electropolymerization of Carbazole Derivatives - A.S. Sarac (Istanbul Technical University) PDF