198th Meeting - Phoenix, Arizona

October 22-27, 2000


D1 - Power Sources for the New Millenium

Battery Division/Energy Technology Division/Industrial Electrolysis and Electrochemical Engineering Division

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Tucson 38

Advanced Fuel Cells

Co-Chairs: S. Surampudi and R.A. Marsh

8:30233 Systematic Approach to CO-Tolerant Catalyst Development using Metal Macrocycle Complexes with Platinum - R. Venkataraman, H.R. Kunz, and J. Fenton (University of Connecticut) PDF
8:50234 A Microfabricated Hydrogen/Air Fuel Cell Incorporating a Novel Polymer Electrolyte - J.S. Wainright, K. Yee, M.H. Litt, Y. Zhang, C.C. Liu, and R.F. Savinell (Case Western Reserve University) PDF
9:10235 Effect of Electrode Design on the Performance of a Miniature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell - S. Kelley, T. Knutson, and B. Smyrl (University of Minnesota) PDF
9:30236 Development of New CO Tolerant Ternary Anode Catalysts for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells - R. Venkataraman, H.R. Kunz, and J.M. Fenton (University of Connecticut) PDF
9:50 Thirty-Minute Intermission
10:20237 Novel CO-Tolerant Sulfided Platinum Catalysts for PEM Fuel Cells - R. Venkataraman, H.R. Kunz, and J.M. Fenton (University of Connecticut) PDF
10:50238 Composite Membranes for Fuel Cell Operation at Higher Temperature - J.-C. Lin, J.M. Fenton, H.R. Kunz, and M.B. Cutlip (University of Connecticut) PDF
11:10239 Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells - C.-Y. Wang and S. Um (Pennsylvania State University) PDF
11:30240 Direct Electrochemical Conversion of Carbon Anode Fuels in Molten Salt Media - N. Cherepy, R. Krueger, and J.F. Cooper (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) PDF
11:50241 Miniature Fuel Cells with Non-Planar Interface by Microfabrication - S.-J.J. Lee, S.W. Cha, Y. Liu, R. O'Hayre, A. Chang-Chien, and F. Prinz (Stanford University) PDF

Advanced Fuel Cells (con't)

Co-Chairs: S.R. Nartayanan and J. Fellener

1:30242 Non Electrochemical Pathway of Methanol Oxidation at the Oxygen Cathode of a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell - W. Vielstich, V. Paganin, F. Lima, and E. Ticianelli (Insituto de Quimica de Sao Carlos - USP) PDF
1:50243 Electro-Chemical Evaluation of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells Components for High Temperature Operation - A.S. Arico', E. Modica, S. Bellitto, and V. Antonucci (Institute CNR-TAE) PDF
2:10244 Surface Structure Effects of PtRu Electrodes Upon Activity Towards Methanol Oxidation - T. Iwasita (Universidade de Sao Paulo) and H. Hoster (Universitat der Bundeswehr Munchen) PDF
2:30245 Direct Methanol Fuel Cells For Portable Power Applications - X. Ren, J. Davey, P. Zelenay, and S. Gottesfeld (Los Alamos National Laboratory) PDF
2:50246 Improvement of Polymer Electrolyte Membranes for Polymer Electrolyte and Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Applications - L. Qiao, D. Agoumba, and J. Thrasher (The University of Alabama) PDF
3:10 Twenty-Minute Intermission
3:30247 The Compact 50 Watt Portable Power Sources (PPS) Fuel Cell - D. Chu, R. Jiang, C. Walker (US Army Research Laboratory), and J. Stephens (US Army CECOM) GIF
3:50248 Enzymatic Fuel Cell: Biochemical Energy Conversion - A. Ranta, X.-C. Zhang, and A. Halme (Helsinki University of Technology) PDF
4:10249 Porous La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O2.8 Electrodes Prepared by in-situ Solid-State Reaction Sintering - S. Wang (Synergy Ceramics Laboratory, FCRA), M. Awano (Synergy Ceramics Laboratory, NIRIN), K. Matsuda, and K. Maeda (Synergy Ceramics Laboratory, FCRA) PDF
4:30250 Effect of Electrode Firing Temperatures on Microstructure and Performance of NiO|LSGM|LSM Cell Reactors - S. Wang (FCRA), M. Awano (NIRIN), and K. Maeda (FCRA) PDF
4:50251 Catalytic Activities and Polarization Characteristics of LSM and NiO Electrodes Used in Solid Oxide Electrolyte Cell Reactors - S. Wang (Synergy Ceramics laboratory, FCRA,), M. Awano (Synergy Ceramics Laboratory, NIRIN,), and K. Maeda (Synergy Ceramics laboratory, FCRA,) PDF

Exhibit Hall D

Poster Session

Co-Chairs: S. Surampudi and R.A. Marsh

o252 Layered Nanocrystals and Mesostructured Battery Powders: Maximizing Energy and Power Density in Layered Ni Hydroxides - Z.S. Wronski, G.J.C. Carpenter, and D. Martineau (Natural Resources Canada) PDF
o253 Microstructure and Proton-Conducting Properties of Inorganic Nanocomposites - Y.-I. Park, M. Nagai, J.-D. Kim, and K. Kobayashi (Musashi Institute of Technology) PDF
o254 Proton-Conducting Properties of Inorganic-Organic Nanocomposites - Y.-I. Park, M. Nagai, J.-D. Kim, and K. Kobayashi (Musashi Institute of Technology) PDF
o255 A Novel Proton-Conducting ZrP-Based Nanocomposites - Y.-I. Park, M. Nagai, J.-D. Kim, and K. Kobayashi (Musashi Institute of Technology) PDF
o256 A Low-Cost Direct Methanol Fuel Cell (DMFC) - E. Peled, T. Duvdevani, A. Aharon, and A. Melman (Tel-Aviv university (TAU)) PDF
o257 Effect of Solid Acidity of Zeolite on the Ion Conductivity of Zeolite/HSBR Composite Membrane for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells - M. Takami, Y. Yamazaki (Tokyo Institute of Technology), and H. Hamada (National Institute of Materials and Chemical Research) PDF
o258 The Effect of Anode Metal Loading on CO Tolerance of PEMFC - J.-D. Kim, Y.-I. Park, K. Kobayashi, and M. Nagai (Musashi Institute of Technology) PDF
o259 Doped Li Ni O2 Materials as High Capacity Cathode Materials for Lithium Rechargeable Batteries - V. Manivannan, W.B. Ebner, C.K. Park, C. Chai (SKC America), D.J. Ihm, and Y.J. Shim (SKC Co., Ltd.) GIF

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

Tucson 38

Advanced Capacitors

Co-Chairs: M.A. Ryan and M. Jain

10:00260 Chemical Synthesis and Characterization of Fluorinated Polyphenylthiophenes for Supercapacitors Application - A. Laforgue, P. Simon, and J.-F. Fauvarque (Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers) PDF
10:20261 Characterization of Nanostructured Hydrous RuO2/Carbon Supercapacitor Electrode Prepared by Colloidal Methods - H. Kim, M.-K. Song, R. White, and B. Popov (University of South Carolina) PDF
10:40262 A 24 V Bipolar Electrochemical Double Layer Capacitor Based on Activated Glassy Carbon - M. Hahn, M. Baertsch, B. Schnyder, R. Koetz (Paul Scherrer Institut), M. Carlen, C. Ohler (ABB Corporate Research Ltd), and D. Evard (Leclanche SA) PDF
11:00263 Electrochemical Deposition of Novel Semiconductors for Thermoelectric Microdevices - J.A. Herman, M.A. Ryan, J.-P. Fleurial, R.M. Williams, A. Borshchevsky, G.J. Snyder, C.-K. Huang, D. Daly, and T. Caillat (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) PDF
11:20264 Characterization of ZnxCd(1-x)Te at CdTe/ZnO Interfaces - A. Brune and J.B. Wagner, Jr. (Arizona State University) PDF

Advanced Batteries

Co-Chairs: R. Bugga and J.B. Bates

1:30265 BATTERY RESEARCH AWARD ADDRESS-A Retrospective on Thin Film Batteries - J. Bates (Thin Film Battery, Inc.) PDF
2:00266 Voltage-Current Responses of Sugar-Air Cells with Cu, Pb-Sn, or Ni Working Electrodes in Alkaline Aqueous Solution - T. Sotomura (Matsushita Electric Ind. Co., Ltd.), T. Koga, K. Nishiyama, and I. Taniguchi (Kumamoto University) PDF
2:20267 Mechanistic Aspects on Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Sugars at Various Metal Electrodes - I. Taniguchi, T. Koga, N. Naritomi (Kumamoto University), and T. Sotomura (Matsushita Electric Ind. Co., Ltd.) PDF
2:40268 Study of Battery State-of Charge Control for HEVs by Means of Vehicle Simulations - P.A. Nelson, G.L. Henriksen, and K. Amine (Argonne Nation Laboratory) PDF
3:00 Thirty-Minute Intermission
3:30269 As-Deposited Thin-Film Battery Cathode Layers Grown At Room Temperature - J. Whitacre, W. West, R. Bugga, E. Brandon, and R. Surampudi (California Institute of Technology) PDF
3:50270 Lithium Batteries For Powering Sensor Arrays - N. Chong, J. Lim, J. Sakamoto, B. Dunn (University of California, Los Angeles), M. Kruger, M. Freed, S. Eitapence, K. Poolla, and C. Spanos (University of California, Berkeley) PDF
4:10271 Direct-Write Microbatteries as Integrated Power Sources for Conformal Electronics - K. Swider-Lyons, C. Love, T. Sutto, R. Modi, D. Weir, A. Pique, and D. Chrisey (Naval Research Laboratory) PDF
4:30272 Cathodes for the Ambient Temperature Sodium Battery - S. Park, P. Kohl, and J. Winnick (Georgia Tech) PDF