201st Meeting - Philadelphia, PA

May 12-17, 2002


T1 - Advanced Materials For Energy Coversion And Storage

Energy Technology/Battery/Physical Electrochemistry

Monday, May 13, 2002

Conference Room 402, Level 4

Materials for Fuel Cells

Co-Chairs: K. Zaghib and M. Doyle

10:00803 Synthesis of Electrocatalysts for O_2 Reduction Containing Cobalt, Nitrogen and Carbon. - C. Mocchi and S. Trasatti (University of Milan)
10:20804 Electrochemical Characterization of High Area Platinum Dispersed on the Surface of a Galssy Carbon Rotating Disk Electrode in the Absence of Binders or Other Additives - Y. Mo (Case Western Reserve University), S. Sarangapani, A. Le (ICET, Inc.), and D. Scherson (Case Western Reserve University)
10:40805 Vapor-Deposited Porous Films for Energy Conversion - A. Jankowski, J. Hayes, and J. Morse (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
11:00806 PEMFC Reconfigured Anodes for Enhancing CO Tolerance with Air Bleed - F. Uribe and T. Zawodzinski (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
11:20807 Measurement and Manipulation of Ionic Conductivity in Fuel Cell Catalyst Layers - P. Pickup, B. Easton, N. Jia, M. Lefebvre, R. Martin (Memorial University), and Z. Qi (H Power Corp)
11:40808 The Micro Structure Of the Cathode Catalyst Layer In Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells - J. Xie, F. Garzon, and T. Zawodzinski (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Materials for Fuel Cells

Co-Chairs: S. Trasatti and T. Zawodinski

1:30809 Activation Enhancement of Metal Hydrides Modified by Graphite and Other Carbonaceous Compunds - S. Bouaricha, J.P. Dodelet, D. Guay (INRS), J. Huot, and R. Schulz (Inst. de Recherche d'Hydro-Quebec)
1:50810 Influence of Ionomer Content in the Cathode Catalyst Layer on the Performance ef PEM Fuel Cells - J. Xie, S. Pacheco (Los Alamos National Laboratory), K. Wilson Jr (Los Alamos National Laboratory,), C. Zawodzinski, and T. Zawodzinski (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
2:10811 Characteristics of Polyprrole/Nafion Composite Membranes in a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell - E.B. Easton, P. Pickup, B. Langsdorf, J. Hughes, J. Sultan (Memorial University of Newfoundland), Z. Qi, and A. Kaufman (H Power Corp.)
2:30812 Electrical and Electrochemical Properties of Cu-SDC Anode for SOFC with Ceria Based Electrolyte - B. Kuzin, N. Bogdanovich, S. Beresnev, G. Vdovin (Russian Academy of Sciences), A. Tavares, Y. Dubitsky, and A. Zaopo (S.p.A.)
2:50813 Water Uptake and Acid Doping of Polybenzimidazole Electrolyte Membranes for Fuel Cells - Q. Li, R. He, R.W. Berg, H.A. Hjuler, and N.J. Bjerrum (Technical University of Denmark)
3:10 Twenty-Minute Intermission -
3:30814 New Results for Maximization of CO Tolerance of Hydrogen and Reformate PEM Fuel Cells - P.A. Adcock, F.A. Uribe, J.A. Valerio, and T.A. Zawodzinski (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
3:50815 DMFC Cathode Catalyst with Improved Methanol Tolerance - Y. Zhu and P. Zelenay (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
4:10816 Fabrication of Anode Supported Ceria Electrolyte by the Colloidal Deposition Method for IT-SOFC - A. Jaiswal and E. Wachsman (University of Florida)
4:30817 CH3OH Oxidation Activity for a Range of PtRu Catalysts - C. Bock, B. MacDougall, A. Carty (National Research Council Canada), S.-F. Huang, and Y. Chi (National Tsing-Hua University)
4:50818 Voltammetric Studies of Diffusion of Molecular Probes in Thermoresponsive Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Hydrogels - W. Zhang, I. Gaberman, and M. Ciszkowska (The City University of New York)
5:10819 Direct Dimethyl Ether Fuel Cell Experimental Study - M. Mench, H. Chance, and C.-Y. Wang (The Pennsylvania State University)

Tuesday, May 14, 2002

Materials for Fuel Cells and Batteries

Co-Chairs: M. Doeff and J.J. Xu

8:30820 Oxygen Reduction Activity of Lanthanum Strontium Nickel Ferrite. - G. Coffey, J. Hardy, L. Pederson, P. Rieke, and E. Thomsen (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
8:50821 Locally Resolved Current Measurements in 200 cm2 PEM Fuel Cells - F.N. Buchi (Paul Scherrer Institut) and R.P. Neto (Instituto Superior Technico)
9:10822 Photosensitization of Nanocrystalline TiO2 by Photosynthetic Protein - Z. Jiequan, L. Baohong, and K. Jilie (Fudan University)
9:30 Thirty-Minute Intermission -
10:00823 High Stable Li4Ti5012 as Negative Electrode for Electrochemical Generator: Micro vs Nano - A. Guerfi, S. Sevigny, and K. Zaghib (Hydro-Quebec)
10:20824 Effect of Particle Size on Lithium Intercalation Rates in Natural Graphite for Li-ion Batteries - K. Zaghib, G. Nadeau, A. Guerfi (Institut de Recherche d'Hydro-Quebec), and K. Kinoshita (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
10:40825 Factors Influencing the Electrochemical Behavior of Sulfur-doped Aluminum-substituted Lithium Manganese Oxide Spinels in Lithium Cells - M. Doeff, J. Hollingsworth, and J. Shim (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
11:00826 Electrochemical Impedance Study of Li-Ion Extraction/Insertion at LiMn_2O4 Single Particle Electrodes - K. Dokko, M. Mohamedi, M. Umeda, and I. Uchida (Tohoku University)
11:20827 High Capacity, High Performance Amorphous Manganese-based Cathodes Prepared by an Aqueous Oxidation Route - J. John Xu, G. Jain, and J. Yang (Rutgers)
11:40828 Electrochemical Properties of the Lithium/Solid Electrolyte Interface - E. Shembel, P. Novak (Ener1, Inc.), I. Maksyuta, O. Kolomoetz (Ukrainian State Chemical Technology University), Y. Kalynushkin, T. Pastushkin (Ener1, Inc.), and A. Balakin (Ukrainian State Chemical Technology University)