205th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society

May 9-May 14, 2004


K1 - Polymer Electrolyte and Polymer Nanocomposites

Energy Technology/Battery/Physical Electrochemistry

Monday, May 10, 2004

Conference Rooms 13 and 14, Level 3

New Materials and Synthetic Methods

Co-Chairs: G. Sandi and F. Croce

10:00358 Ceramic Monolith Provides Unidirectional Ion-Conducting Channels for Lithium-Ion Cells - R. Gerald II, K. Ruscic (Argonne National Laboratory), D. Sears (University of Illinois/Chicago), R. Klingler, J. Rathke, and G. Sandi (Argonne National Laboratory)
10:40359 Enhanced Ionic Conduction in Polymer Electrolytes by Confinement in Nanoscale Pores - S. Vorrey and D. Teeters (The University of Tulsa)
11:00360 Single-ion Conductors Prepared from Sulfonimides Immobilized on Fumed Silica Nanoparticles - G. Baker and F. Asfour (Michigan State University)
11:20361 Synthesis of New Sulfonimide-Based Lithium Single-Ion-Conductors - S. Creager, D. DesMarteau, P. Hallac, O. Geiculescu, and R. Rama (Clemson University)
11:40362 Effect of Backbone Coil Length and Extent of Branching on Properties of Rod-Coil Polyimides as Membrane Materials for Lithium Polymer Batteries - M.A.B. Meador, M.E. Koss, D.M. Tigelaar, and W.R. Bennett (NASA Glenn Research Center)

Conference Rooms 13 and 14, Level 3

New Materials and Characterization Techniques

Co-Chairs: R. Gerald and S. Creager

14:00363 NMR Studies Of Ion Transport In Polymer Electrolytes - S. Greenbaum, S. Suarez, J. Jayakody (Hunter College of CUNY), and S. Chung (William Paterson University)
14:40364 PEO-Based Nanocomposite Polymer Electrolytes - F. Croce (Dipartimento di Sc. del Farmaco) and B. Scrosati (Dipartimento di Chimica)
15:00365 Preparation of a Thin film Solid-State Electrochemical Cell with Li_2Pc as The Electrolyte - L. Scanlon, L. Lucente (AFRL/PRPS), W. Feld (Wright State University), G. Sandi (Argonne National Laboratory), A. Turner (AFRL/PRPS), J. Scofield, and B.-H. Tsao (AFRL/PRPE)
15:20 Twenty-Minute Intermission
15:40366 A New Class of Lthium Hybrid Gel Electrolyte (HGE) Systems - M. Vittadello (University of Padova), S. Gustave (Hunter College of CUNY), K. Kano (Tokyo University of Science), V. Di Noto (University of Padova), S.G. Greenbaum (Hunter College of CUNY), and T. Furukawa (Tokyo University of Science)
16:00367 Studies on an Akaline Gel Polymer Electrolyte with High Salt Concentration - Z. Li, Y. Liu, H. Liu, and J. Li (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
16:20368 A Lithium Z-IOPE Based on PEG600, (CH3)2SnCl2 and Li3Fe(CN)6 - M. Vittadello (Dipartimento di Scienze, Universita' di Padova), S. Gustave (Physics Department, Hunter College of CUNY), K. Fujimoto (Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tokyo University of Science), V. Di Noto (Dipartimento di Scienze, Universita' di Padova), S.G. Greenbaum (Physics Department, Hunter College of CUNY), and T. Furukawa (Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tokyo University of Science)
16:40369 Dispersed and Solubilized Carbon Nanotubes and Applications in Polymeric/Carbon Nanocomposites - Y.-P. Sun, Y. Lin, B. Zhou, H. Li, S. Fernaodo, L. Qu, L. Gu, S. Taylor, D. Hill, W. Wang, and S. Kumar (Clemson University)

Tuesday, May 11, 2004

Theoretical Characterization and Other Materials

Co-Chairs: L. Scanlon and M.A.B. Meador

08:00370 A comprehensive Use of Ab Initio Calculations to Aid Rational Design of New Lithium Salts Suitable for Battery Electrolytes - P. Johansson (Chalmers University of Technology) and M. Armand (Université de Montréal)
08:40371 Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Polymer and Gel Electrolytes - O. Borodin and G. Smith (University of Utah)
09:00372 Quantum Chemical Studies of Li Ion Hopping Mechanisms in Polymer Electrolytes - L. Curtiss, P. Redfern, and T. Kupka (Argonne National Laboratory)
09:20373 Molecular Modeling of Li+/Polymer/Water and H+/Polymer/Water Interactions - E. Lamas, Y. Wang, and P. Balbuena (University of South Carolina)
09:40 Twenty-Minute Intermission
10:00374 Toward Fabrication of Nanostructured PEM Materials: Characterization of PEM Single Cells Obtaimed by Electrospraying - O. Baturina and G. Wnek (Virginia Commonwealth University)
10:20375 Recast Composite Membranes for High Temperature PEMFC Operation - L. Krishnan, A.B. Bocarsly, and S. Srinivasan (Princeton Univeristy)
10:40376 Swelling in Nafion® Perfluorinated Membrane: Effect of Equivalent Weight (EW) and Polymer Elasticity - P. Choi, N. Jalani, and R. Datta (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)

Salons E and F, Level 3

Poster Session

Co-Chairs: G. Sandi and P. Balbuena

o377 Electropolymerization of Polypyrrole Incorporated with TiO2 Nanoparticles - Y.-C. Liu, C.-E. Tsai, K.-L. Lan, S.-H. Liao, C.-L. Lin, and C.-C. Liu (Van Nung Institute of Technology)
o378 Study of Polyimide-TiO_2 Nanocomposite Materials - C.-H. Wang (National Cheng Kung University)
o379 NMR Studies of Ionic and Molecular Motion in Diglyme:LiCF3SO3 Complexes - J. Jayakody, S. Suarez, S. Greenbaum (Hunter College of CUNY), M. Petrowsky, and R. Frech (University of Oklahoma)
o380 Comparison of Nanoparticle-Filled Poly(vinylidene fluoride) Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Prepared by Simple Casting and Phase Inversion Techniques - K. Kwang Man, P. Nam-Gyu, R. Kwang Sun, and C. Soon Ho (Electronics and Telecom. Research Inst. (ETRI))
o381 Sulfonated Polyimide Membranes for High Temperature PEMFC - C. Lee, H. Han, S.-J. Yang, S. Saimani, M.-H. Park, and Y.G. Shul (Yonsei University)
o382 High Performance Polyimide Electrolyte Membranes for Fuel Cells - C. Lee, H. Han, J. Kwon, S. Saimani, D.-W. Kim, and Y.G. Shul (Yonsei University)
o383 Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Nanocomposite Polymer Electrolytes - O. Borodin, G. Karlsson, and G. Smith (University of Utah)