205th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society

May 9-May 14, 2004


O1 - Fuel Processing for Fuel Cells

High Temperature Materials/Energy Technology/Battery

Tuesday, May 11, 2004

Salon C, Level 3

Co-Chairs: R. Borup and S. Adler

08:00658 Partial Oxidation of Methane on Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anode Materials - R. Mukudan, E. Brosha, B. Roop, F. Garzon, and R. Borup (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
08:20659 Physically Based Modeling of a Methane-Fueled Anode-Supported SOFC - D. Goodwin (California Institute of Technology), H. Zhu, R. Kee (Colorado School of Mines), V. Janardhanan, and O. Deutschmann (Institute for Chemical Technology)
08:40660 Mixed Ionic and Electronic Conduction of Y-Doped BaZrO3 - W. Wang and A. Virkar (University of Utah)
09:00661 Formation of Carbon Deposits from Hydrocarbon Fuels in SOFC’s: Towards a Mechanistic Understanding - O. Demrican, M. Sukeshini, M. Pomfret, G. Jackson, R. Walker, and B. Eichhorn (University of Maryland)
09:20662 Structural Characterization of YSZ in Oxidizing and Reducing Environments: Implications for Spillover Chemistry in SOFCs - M. Pomfret, M. Sukeshini, S. Chad, B. Eichhorn, and R. Walker (University of Maryland)
09:40 Twenty-Minute Intermission
10:00663 Electrical Conductivity and Oxygen Non-stoichiometry of La_0.2Sr0.8Fe0.55Ti0.45O3-x - C.Y. Park and A. Jacobson (University of Houston)
10:20664 A Two-Dimensional Model with Detailed Chemistry for a Single-Chamber SOFC - Y. Hao, C. Pantano, and D. Goodwin (California Institute of Technology)
10:40665 Ultra-Thin Membranes On Porous Ceramic Substrates For Oxygen Separation - V. Faucheux, S. Pignard, J.-L. Deschanvres, M. Audier (Laboratoire des Materiaux et du Genie Physique), S. Rushworth (Inorgtech Ltd), and F. Kuppinger (Degussa Huls AG)
11:00666 Methanol Steam Reforming and CO Preferential Oxidation in a Silicon Microreactor - L. Bednarova, H. Chen, X. Ouyang, D. Qian, W. Lee, A. Lawal, and R. Besser (Stevens Institute of Technology)
11:20667 Hydrogen Production via Dimethyl Ether Steam Reforming - T.A. Semelsberger and R.L. Borup (Los Alamos National Lab)
11:40668 Steam Reforming of Dimethyl Ether Over Composite Catalysts of Alumina and Cu-Mn-Fe Spinel Oxide - Y. Tanaka (Kyoto University), T. Takeguchi (Hokkaido University), R. Kikuchi, and K. Eguchi (Kyoto University)

Co-Chairs: R. Borup and S. Adler

14:00669 Partial Oxidation of Methane to H2 and CO over Rh/SiO2 and Ru/SiO2 Catalysts - Q. Yan (Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, Engineering Research Center, Mississippi State University)
14:20670 Diesel Reforming with SOFC Anode Recycle - R.L. Borup, M.A. Inbody, J.I. Tafoya, D.R. Guidry, and W.J. Parkinson (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
14:40671 Steam Reforming of Diesel Fuel for the Solid Oxide Fuel Cell - P.T. Harasti, J.C. Amphlett, R.F. Mann, B.A. Peppley, and C.P. Thurgood (Royal Military College of Canada)
15:00672 Partial Oxidation and Steam Reforming of Hydrocarbon Fuels over Hexaaluminate-Type Oxides for Hydrogen Production - R. Kikuchi, Y. Iwasa, H. Yamamoto, and K. Eguchi (Kyoto University)
15:20673 Bio-Reforming Fuels for a Biofuel Cell - J. Volponi, B. Simmons, and D. Ingersoll (Sandia National Laboratories)
15:40674 Behavior of PEM Fuel Cells Operated at High Temperature (>100°C) Using Reformate Fuel - R. Jiang, H.R. Kunz, and J.M. Fenton (University of Connecticut)
16:00675 Novel High Performance PtRu Alloy Catalysts for Methanol Oxidation and CO Tolerance Applications - Y.-M. Tsou, L. Cao, and E. De Castro (De Nora North America, Inc.)
16:20676 Development and Electrochemical Characterization of New Anodic Catalysts for PEM Fuel Cells - H. Zhang (University of Houston), Y. Verde-Gomez (Instituto Tecnologico de Cancun), A. Jacobson (University of Houston), A. Ramirez, and R. Chianelli (University of Texas at El Paso)
16:40677 The Initiation of CO Electro-oxidation Reaction on Pt Based Electrodes at Full Coverage Conditions Simulated by Ab-initio Electronic Structure Calculations - B.D. Dunietz (University of California at Berkeley), P.N. Ross, N. Markovic (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), G. Somorjai, and M. Head-Gordon (University of California at Berkeley)
17:00678 Design of Electrocatalysts for the Direct Oxidation of Alcohols in Fuel Cells - J.-M. Leger, C. Coutanceau, S. Rousseau, and C. Lamy (University of Poitiers)
17:20679 Polymetallic Electrocatalysts on Titanium Substrate For the Oxidation of Dissolved Ammonia - F. Vitse, J. Gonzalez, and G. Botte (Ohio University)
17:40680 Novel High Performance Platinum Oxygen Reduction Catalysts for PEMFC and DMFC - Y.-M. Tsou, L. Cao, and E. De Castro (De Nora North America, Inc.)

Salons E and F, Level 3

Poster Session

Co-Chairs: R. Borup and S. Adler

o681 Advanced Water-Gas-Shift Catalyst and Integrated Microchennel Reactors - H. Lei, M. Wixom, D. Renock (T/J Technologies.com), and L. Thompson (University of Michigan)
o682 Evaluation of Different Electrode Materials for the Electro-oxidation of Coal Slurries for Hydrogen Production - P. Patil (Ohio University), Y. De Abreu (Universidad Simon Bolivar), M. Prudich, and G. Botte (Ohio University)