221st ECS Meeting - Seattle, Washington

May 6 - May 10, 2012



H8 - Nanostructures for Energy Conversion


Monday, May 7, 2012

Room 618, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Strong Photon-Molecule Coupling Fields for Chemical Reactions

Co-Chairs: Kamat and Uosaki
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:00   1295   Plasmon-Enhanced Water Oxidation on Gold Nanostructured TiO2 Single Crystal Substrates H. Misawa, Y. Nishijima, K. Ueno, K. Murakoshi (Hokkaido University), and H. Inoue (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
08:20   1296   (Invited) Electrochemical Synthesis of Nanocarbon S. Yasuda and K. Murakoshi (Hokkaido University)
08:40   1297   (Invited) Charge Separation in Type-II Semiconductor Heterodimers Formed by Anion Exchange Reaction T. Teranishi (Kyoto University)
09:00   1298   (Invited) Gap-Mode Plasmon Enhancement of Photocurrent Generation at Organic Monolayer-Modified Metal Electrodes K. Ikeda (Hokkaido University) and K. Uosaki (National Institute for Materials Science)
09:20   1299   (Invited) Micro-to-Nanostructures to Probe Electrocatalysts by SERS I. Yagi, K. Inokuma, and N. Ohta (FC-Cubic TRA)
09:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)
10:00   1300   (Invited) Photosensitization of ZnO Nanorod Electrodes with ZnS-AgInS2 Solid Solution Nanoparticles T. Torimoto, T. Sasamura, K. Okazaki (Nagoya University), A. Kudo (Tokyo University of Science), and S. Kuwabata (Osaka University)
10:20   1301   (Invited) Spectroscopic Properties of Au-Ag Core-Shell Nanorods and Their Redox Reactions Y. Niidome, Y. Tsuru, A. Kiya, Y. Hamasaki, and N. Nakashima (Kyushu University)
10:40   1302   (Invited) Fabrication of Porous Hollow Spheres of Metal Oxide by Anodization of Small Metal Particles H. Masuda (Tokyo Metropolitan Univ./KAST), T. Yanagishita (Tokyo Metropolitan Univ.), T. Kondo (KAST), and K. Nishio (Tokyo Metropolitan Univ.)
11:00   1303   (Invited) Linker Length Dependence of Photoinduced Electron Injection and Recombination Between MK-Dyes and TiO2 Nanocrystalline Film A. Furube, K. Sunahara, R. Katoh, X. Zhang, N. Koumura, K. Hara, and M. Tachiya (AIST)
11:20   1304   (Invited) Enhancement of Dye-Sensitized Photocurrents by TiO2-Coated Gold Nanoparticles T. Tatsuma, T. Kawawaki (University of Tokyo), and Y. Takahashi (Kyushu University)

Energy Conversion I

Co-Chairs: Imahori and Misawa
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
11:40   1305   Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Evolution and Reduction of Carbon Dioxide at p-Si(111) modified by Molecular Layer with Metal Complexes K. Uosaki (National Institute for Materials Science), T. Masuda, Y. Sun, H. Fukumitsu (NIMS), S. Takakusagi (Hokkaido University), T. Kondo (Ochanomizu University), W. Chun (ICU), and K. Asakura (Hokkaido University)
12:00   1306   (Invited) Nanostructured Semiconductor Materials for Solar Energy Conversion Z. Lin and X. Xin (Georgia Institute of Technology)
12:20 Lunch break (10 Minutes)
12:30 Lunch break (90 Minutes)
14:00   1307   (Invited) Simple Construction of Near Unity Photon-to-Electron Conversion Efficiency Performing Photoelectrochemical Cells Built on Porphyrins Electrostatically Stacked onto Nanocrystalline SnO2 Surface N. Subbaiyan (UNT) and F. D'Souza (University of North Texas)
14:20   1308   (Invited) Semiconductor Nanowires for Solar Fuels M. K. Sunkara, H. Russell, C. Pendyala, J. Jasinski, and J. Kim (University of Louisville)
14:40   1309   (Invited) Strategies to Design High Efficiency Quantum Dot Sensitized Solar Cells P. Kamat, J. Radich, and P. Santra (University of Notre Dame)
15:00   1310   (Invited) Design and Characterization of Novel Ruthenium and Porphyrin Sensitizers for Highly Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells E. W. Diau (National Chiao Tung University)
15:20   1311   Desirable Hole-Conducting Coadsorbents for Highly Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells through an Organic Redox Cascade Strategy I. Choi, S. Kim, B. Song, K. Seo, M. Kang, M. Ju, and H. Kim (Korea University)
15:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)
16:00   1312   Enhanced Electrochemical Performance of Si-Nanowires in Fluorinated Carbonate Electrolytes: A Surface Chemical Investigation V. Etacheri, O. Haik, Y. Goffer (Bar Ilan University), G. Roberts, I. Stefan, R. Fasching (Amprius, Inc), and D. Aurbach (Bar Ilan University)
16:20   1313   Improved Photoelectrochemical Properties and Ultrafast Charge Carrier Dynamics of Sensitized and Chemically Modified Metal Oxide Nanowire Arrays J. Z. Zhang, Y. Li, G. Wang, Y. Ling, D. Wheeler, H. Wang, and R. Fitzmorris (UC Santa Cruz)

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Room 618, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Energy Conversion II

Co-Chairs: Masuda and Kamat
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:00   1314   Novel Core/Shell Ni@NiO/Pt as High Efficient Electrocatalyst for Alkaline Direct Ethanol Fuel Cells M. Hasan and K. Razeeb (University College Cork)
08:20   1315   Specific Surface Energy and Shape Stability of Face Centered Cubic Elemental Solids as a Function of Size P. Parthasarathy and A. Virkar (The University of Utah)
08:40   1316   Cathode Catalyst Degradation in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells P. Parthasarathy and A. Virkar (The University of Utah)
09:00   1317   Hierarchically ZnO Nano Crystalline Aggregates Synthesized Through an Inter-Phase Precipitation Method and Application in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells R. Gao (University of Washington), L. Wang (Tsinghua University), Q. Zhang, and G. Cao (University of Washington)
09:20   1318   Water Diffusion and Dissociation on Metal Defect Sites, Density Functional Theory Study L. Arnadóttir (Oregon State University)
09:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)
10:00   1319   Photoelectrooxidation of Water on Hematite Thin Films I. Herrmann-Geppert, P. Bogdanoff (Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie), and S. Fiechter (Hahn-Meitner-Institut Berlin)
10:20   1320   Graphene Aerogels as a Highly Effective Counter Electrode Material for Dye- Sensitized Solar Cells W. Cheng, C. Wang, and S. Lu (National Tsing Hua University)
10:40   1321   Potential and Limit of Cobalt and Nickel Complex Catalysts in Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation of Oxide Semiconductors T. Jeon, S. Choi, H. Jeong, and H. Park (Kyungpook National University)
11:00   1322   Electrochemical Electron and Hole Potentials in Illuminated Niobate and Titanate Nanocrystal Water Splitting Photocatalysts J. Zhao, R. Chamousis, and F. Osterloh (UC Davis)
11:20   1323   Surface, Optical, and Photoelectrochemical Properties of CdSe Coated TiO2 Nanotube Arrays Synthesized Using a One-Pot Solvothermal Process B. Mukherjee, Y. Smith, and V. (. Subramanian (University of Nevada, Reno)
11:40   1324   Metal Nanoparticle Aerogels and Their Applications A. Eychmüller, W. Liu, A. Herrmann, N. Gaponik, and N. Bigall (TU Dresden)
12:00   1325   Synthesis of Extremely Small Bimetallic Pt-Pd Nanoparticles Colloids and Their Catalytic Properties in the Oxygen Reduction Reaction P. Laurent (CNRS-CEA), S. Donet (CEA-Grenoble), C. Thieuleux (CNRS), and C. Copéret (ETH-Zürich)

Energy Conversion III

Co-Chairs: Muakoshi and Kamat
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
14:00   1326   Clean Energy Generation and Storage Using Few Layered Graphene (FLG) Nanoflakes: Studies of Oxygen Reduction Reaction and Supercapacitor Behavior N. Soin (University of Ulster), S. Sinh Roy, S. Mitra, T. Thundat (University of Alberta), and J. McLaughlin (University of Ulster)
14:20   1327   TiO2 Nanotubes as Catalyst Support for PEM Fuel Cells F. J. Nores Pondal (Atomic and Alternative Energies Commission of France (CEA)), M. Al-Hoshan (King Saud University), and N. Guillet (CEA Grenoble)
14:40   1328   Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Generation: Effect of Photocatalyst Dispersion D. Bruce and D. Wilkinson (University of British Columbia)
15:00   1329   Structure and Surfaces of Pt-Fe Catalytic Nanoparticles from Quantitative Aberration Corrected Transmission Electron Microscopy M. Chan, F. Nan (McMaster University), L. Chen, C. Bock (National Research Council), and G. Botton (McMaster University)
15:20   1330   Nanostructured Composite Electrode based on Hydrous Manganese Oxide and Mesoporous Carbon for Electrochemical Supercapacitor: Synthesis, Morphology and Electrochemical Characterization P. M. Le (University of Science-Vietnam National University), T. Ha, T. Nguyen (University of Science - Vietnam National University), L. Huynh (CNRS Grenoble), T. Lam, V. Tran, and T. Nguyen (University of Science - Vietnam National University)
15:40   1331   Bimetallic Platinum-Iron Nano-electrocatalyst Supported on Carbon Fiber for Coal Electrooxidation to Produce Hydrogen P. Yu (Shenyang University of Chemical Technology) and G. Botte (Ohio University)
16:00 Intermission (20 Minutes)

Ballroom 6E, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Poster Session

Co-Chairs: Guldi and Weisman
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
o   1332   Green Co-Reduction Synthesis Method of PtRu-Graphene Electrocatalysts for DMFCs Applications V. Bhaghavathi Parambath, R. Nagar, K. Sethupathi, and R. Sundara (Indian Institute of Technology Madras)
o   1333   Electrodeposition of CoS Counter Electrodes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells by a Potential Reversal Technique Y. Tsai (National Tsing Hua University), J. Liao (Tatung University), C. Wan (National Tsing-Hua University), and J. Lin (Tatung University)
o   1334   Field Emission Properties and Aggregates of Inorganic/Organic Charge Transfer Complexes H. Liu (Institute of Chemistry,Chinese Academy of Sciences), Y. Li, and Y. Li (Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
o   1335   Self-Assembled Porphyrins on Modified Zinc Oxide Nanorods: Development of Model Systems for Inorganic-Organic Semiconductor Interface Studies H. Saarenpää, E. Sariola-Leikas (Tampere University of Technology), A. Pyymaki Perros (Aalto University), J. Kontio, A. Efimov (Tampere University of Technology), H. Hayashi (Kyoto University), H. Lipsanen (Aalto University), H. Imahori (Kyoto University), H. Lemmetyinen, and N. Tkachenko (Tampere University of Technology)
o   1336   Graphite Nanofiber Composite Supported Electrical Conductivity for LiFePO4 Cathode Material W. Wang (Chonnam National University), E. Jin, and H. Gu (Chonnam National Univeristy)
o   1337   New Fabrication of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells with Community of Electrolyte and Pt Counter Electrode X. Zhao (Chonnam National University), E. Jin, and H. Gu (Chonnam National Univeristy)
o   1338   Cyclic Voltammogram of Au-Ag Core-Shell Nanorods on an ITO Plate and Their Optical Properties Y. Hamasaki, Y. Tsuru, A. Kiya, N. Nakashima, and Y. Niidome (Kyushu University)
o   1339   Wavelength Conversion Lanthanide Materials for Highly Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Y. Eom, J. Oh, M. Ju, and H. Kim (Korea University)
o   1340   Ordered Polymer Electrolytes with Grafted Core-Shell Au-γFe2O3 Nanoparticles K. Shvartsman, D. Golodnitsky, Y. Lareah, L. Burstein, and E. Peled (Tel Aviv University)
o   1341   Architecture and Properties of Molecular Heterostructures and Materials Y. Li (Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences), H. Liu (Institute of Chemistry,Chinese Academy of Sciences), and Y. Li (Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
o   1342   Effect on the recombination of the Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells E. Jin, A. Park (Chonnam National Univeristy), X. Zhao (Chonnam National University), and H. Gu (Chonnam National Univeristy)
o   1343   Obtaining and Characterization of 3YSZ+8YSZ Mixtures for SOFC Electrolyte C. Ilea (Prototech AS), H. Tikkanen (CMR-Prototech AS), and E. Dorolti (Babes-Bolyai University)
o   1344   Improve the Electronic Conductivity of Lithium Batteries by Adding Poly (sodium 4-styrenesulfonate) and MWCNT H. V. Nguyen (Chonnam National University), E. Jin, and H. Gu (Chonnam National Univeristy)
o   1345   Electrochemical Fabrication of Ni Core-CdSe Shell Nanowire Arrays for Photovoltaic Application F. Kang, Q. Li, and X. Xiao (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
o   1346   Composite-type Hybrid Photoelectrodes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells with Plastic Substrates M. Ko, K. Yoo (Korea Institute of Science and Technology), and J. Kim (Yonsei University)