2004 Joint International Meeting

October 3-October 8, 2004


C2 - Hydrogen Storage and Production, Nickel-Metal Hydride Batteries

Battery/Energy Technology

Wednesday, October 6, 2004

Rainbow 1, Lower Level, Rainbow Tower

Hydrogen Storage/Nickel-Metal Hudride Batteries

Co-Chairs: C. Iwakura and N. Kuriyama

10:00541 Magnetic Field Effects on Nickel Electrodes for Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium Batteries - P. Zou and J. Leddy (University of Iowa)
10:20542 Layered cobalt oxide as electronic conducting additive for the positive electrode of Ni-MH batteries - C. Delmas, F. Tronel, L. Guerlou, M. Douin, and K. Shaju (ICMCB-CNRS)
10:40543 Solid-state Metal Hydride Secondary Batteries Using Heteropolyacid Hydrate as an Electrolyte - H. Sakaguchi, K. Hatakeyama, T. Yamaguchi (Tottori University), H. Inoue, C. Iwakura (Osaka Prefecture University), and T. Esaka (Tottori University)
11:00544 Charge-Discharge and Capacity Retention Characteristics of Nickel/Metal Hydride Battery with Polymer Hydrogel Electrolyte - S. Nohara, K. Ikoma, N. Furukawa, H. Inoue, and C. Iwakura (Osaka Prefecture University)
11:20545 Development of high-power Ni/MH battery for HEV using Mg-containing low-Co alloy - T. Ozaki, H.-B. Yang, T. Iwaki, S. Tanase, T. Sakai (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology(AIST)), H. Fukunaga, N. Matsumoto (Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.), Y. Katayama, T. Tanaka, T. Kishimoto, and M. Kuzuhara (GS Yuasa Corporation)
11:40546 In Situ Analysis for Cracking of Alloys in Charge-Discharge Processes by Acoustic Emission Method - H. Inoue, R. Tsuzuki, T. Nakashima, S. Nohara, and C. Iwakura (Osaka Prefecture University)

Hydrogen Storage/Photoelectrochemical Production

Co-Chairs: C. Linkous and E. Miller

14:00547 A.c. Impedance Study of Electrochemical Hydrogenation of Ni/Y Structures - V. Parkhutik and E. Matveeva (Technical University of Valencia)
14:20548 Effect of Surface Species on the Rate of Hydrogen Sorption into Nanostructured Palladium - J. Marwan (Université du Québec à Montréal) and P.N. Bartlett (University of Southampton)
14:40549 Application of Hydrogen Storage Alloy at High Pressure over 30 MPa - N. Takeichi, H. Senoh, and N. Kuriyama (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
15:00550 A Hydrogen Storage Cycle Based on Alkali Metal Borohydrides - C. Linkous, S. Bhuller, and D. Slattery (Florida Solar Energy Center, Hydrogen R&D Division)
15:20551 The Golden Ratio, Atomic, Ionic and Molecular Capacities and Bonding Distances in Hydrides - R. Heyrovska (J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemsitry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)
15:40 Twenty-Minute Intermission
16:00552 Preliminary Investigation of GaP_1-xNx Semiconductor Materials for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production - T. Deutsch, C. Koval (University of Colorado), and J. Turner (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
16:20553 Optimization of a Hybrid Photoelectrode for Solar Water-Splitting - E. Miller, B. Marsen, D. Paluselli, and R. Rocheleau (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
16:40554 High-Throughput Methods for the Investigation of Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production from Zn(1-x)Co(x)O Thin Films - T. Jaramillo, S.-H. Baeck, A. Kleiman-Shwarsctein, and E. McFarland (University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB))

Coral Lounge, Level 6, Mid Pacific Conference Center

Wednesday Evening Poster Session

o555 Evaluation of a Site-Doped Sr1-xRExTiO3+d Provskites (RE = Rare Earth Metals) as Anodes in Sulfur-Based Hybrid Cycle for Hydrogen Production - M. Mori, H. Kawamura, M. Uotani (Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry), and K. Sasaki (Kyushu University, Interdiciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences)
o556 Characteristics of Co-B Catalysts for Hydrogen Generation from Alkaline NaBH4 Solution - S. Jeong (Korea University), E. Cho, S.-A. Hong, I.-H. Oh (Korea Institute of Science and Technology), S.-H. Kim (Korea University), and S.-W. Nam (Korea Institute of Science and Technology)
o557 Life Estimation of MmNi4.2Al0.8 Hydrogen Storage Alloy - M. Mungole, R. Balasubramaniam, and K. Rai (Indian Institute Technology - Kanpur)
o558 Photoelectrochemical Cell Using Hydrothermally-Synthesized TiO2 Thin Film as Photoelectrode to Split Water - J.-N. Nian, C.-H. Tsai, and H. Teng (National Cheng Kung University)
o559 Assessment of Coal and Graphite Electrolysis - N. Sathe, P. Patil, Y. De Abreu, M. Prudich, and G. Botte (Ohio University)
o560 Nitrogen Doping of Reactively-Sputtered Tungsten Oxide Films for Photoelectrochemical Applications - E. Miller, D. Paluselli, B. Marsen, and R. Rocheleau (University of Hawaii at Manoa)

Thursday, October 7, 2004

Rainbow 1, Lower Level, Rainbow Tower

Hydrogen Production

Co-Chairs: N. Kuriyama and C. Linkous

08:00561 Investigations on Mixed CO_2- and Steam Reforming of Liquid Hydrocarbons for the Decentralized Production of Hydrogen - B. Evers, J. Hierzer, V. Hacker, and J. Besenhard (Graz University of Technology)
08:20562 Microscale Glucose Reforming for Renewable Hydrogen - K. Norman, D. Hirschfeld (New Mexico Tech), D. Ingersoll, and D. Doughty (Sandia National Laboratory)
08:40563 Development of Liquid Fuel Reformer Using Low Energy Pulse (LEP) Discharge at Room Temperature - Y. Sekine and S. Kado (Waseda University)
09:00564 Electrochemical Conversion of Anhydrous HBr to Br_2 for Hydrogen Production - P. Sivasubramanian and J. Weidner (University of South Carolina)
09:20565 Investigation of Electrode kinetics for the Electro-oxidation of Coal Slurries - P. Patil, Y. De Abreu, N. Sathe, M. Prudich, and G. Botte (Ohio University)
09:40 Twenty-Minute Intermission
10:00566 Electro-oxidation of Ammonia on Carbon Fibers - J.J. Gonzalez, F. Vitse, and G.G. Botte (Ohio University)
10:20567 Investigation of the Electro-oxidation of Ethanol on Different Alloys - A. Marquez and G. Botte (Ohio University)