221st ECS Meeting - Seattle, Washington

May 6 - May 10, 2012



I4 - Electrocatalysis Applied to Fuel Cells and Electrolyzers


Monday, May 7, 2012

Room 617, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Co-Chairs: P.J. Kulesza and J. A. Cox
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
09:40   1474   Towards Nano-engineered Pt-skin High Surface Area Catalysts D. F. Van der Vliet, C. Wang, D. Li, N. M. Markovic, and V. R. Stamenkovic (Argonne National Laboratory)
10:20   1475   Electroreduction of Oxygen on PdNP/MWCNT Nanocomposites in Acid and Alkaline Solutions K. Jukk, A. Sarapuu (Institute of Chemistry, University of Tartu), J. Kozlova (Institute of Physics, University of Tartu), V. Sammelselg (Institute of Chemistry, University of Tartu), P. Ritslaid (Institute of Physics, University of Tartu), and K. Tammeveski (University of Tartu)
11:00   1476   Development of Nano-scale Ni-alloy Electrocatalysts for Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel and Electrolysis Cells M. K. Bates and S. Mukerjee (Northeastern University)
11:20   1477   Highly Active and Durable Pt/Graphene Electrocatalysts for Fuel Cells V. Chitturi and Y. Ishikawa (University of Puerto Rico)
11:40   1478   Electrocatalysis on Cubic Pt-M Alloy Nanocrystals L. Dai, Y. Tang, and S. Zou (Miami University)
Co-Chairs: V. Di Noto and P. Krtil
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
14:00   1479   Carbide Derived Carbons Supported Pt and Pt-Ru Catalysts for PEMFC E. Lust, K. Vaarmets, E. Härk, J. Nerut, S. Sepp, and P. Valk (University of Tartu)
14:40   1480   Interplay Between the Preparation Parameters and the ORR Performance of "Core-Shell" Carbon Nitride Nano-Electrocatalysts Bearing Bimetal Pt/Co Active Sites V. Di Noto, E. Negro (University of Padova), K. Vezzù (University of Venice), and G. Giffin (University of Padova)
15:20   1481   Impact of the Various Catalysts (Pt, Pt-Ru) Deposited onto Carbon Support to the Slow Oxygen Reduction Reaction Kinetics E. Härk, S. Sepp, P. Valk, K. Vaarmets, J. Nerut, R. Jäger, and E. Lust (University of Tartu)
15:40   1482   Direct Four-Electron Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Core-Shell Nano-Structured Pt-Pb Catalysts H. Lee, W. Vogel, and P. P. Chu (National Central University)
16:00   1483   Surface Platinum Electrooxidation in the Presence of Oxygen A. Kongkanand and J. Ziegelbauer (General Motors)

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Room 617, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Co-Chairs: H. Kim and E. Lust
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:00   1484   Effective Use of Catalysts in Low Temperature Fuel Cells H. Kim (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology), S. Woo, S. Bong, and I. Kim (Seoul National University)
08:40   1485   Bimetallic PtIr Nanoparticles for Ammonia Electro-Oxidation in Alkaline Solutions E. A. Baranova, A. Allagui (University of Ottawa), X. Tuaev (Technical University Berlin), T. Lomocso (University of Ottawa), and S. Ntais (Institute of Chemical Engineering and High Temperature Chemical Processes)
09:00   1486   Local Structure Effects in Control of Electrocatalytic Processes P. Krtil, V. Petrykin, M. Okube, and D. Abbott (J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry)
Co-Chairs: L. Gorton and K. Rajeshwar
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
10:00   1487   Modification of Electrodes with Catalytic, Size-Exclusion Films for Application in Surfactant-Containing Matrices J. A. Cox and L. Mehdi (Miami University)
10:40   1488   Cu-Containing Oxygen Reduction Catalysts A. Gewirth (University of Illinois Urbana Champaign), C. Tornow, and M. Thorseth (University of Illinois)
11:20   1489   Electrochemical Communication Between Viable Bacterial Cells And Electrodes L. Gorton, K. Hasan, S. Patil, K. Górecki, and C. Hägerhäll (Lund University)
Co-Chairs: N. Alonso-Vante and N. Danilovic
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
14:00   1490   Nanostructured Hybrid Electrocatalytic Materials for Ethanol Oxidation: Activation of Noble Metal Centers through Modification with Metal Oxo Species P. J. Kulesza, I. Rutkowska, S. Zoladek, K. Miecznikowski, A. Zurowski, P. Barczuk, A. Lewera, B. Dembinska, M. Glowienka, M. Gierwatowska, and A. Wadas (University of Warsaw)
14:40   1491   Towards Understanding the Essential Role Played by the Platinum-Support Interaction on Electrocatalytic Activity J. Ma, A. Gago, A. Habrioux, C. Morais, T. W. Napporn, and N. Alonso-Vante (University of Poitiers)
15:20   1492   Rutile-Phased Nb-Doped TiO2 and Its Supported Pt Electrocatalysts for PEM Fuel Cell Oxygen Reduction Y. Wang, D. Wilkinson (University of British Columbia), and J. Zhang (National Research Council Canada)
15:40   1493   Carbon Aerogel Supported Metal Oxides as Anode Catalysts for Methanol Oxidation P. Kolla, C. Lai, S. Mishra, M. Miller, P. Ahrenkiel, R. Shende, and A. Smirnova (SDSM&T)
Co-Chairs: G. Wittstock and H.-C. Huang
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
16:20   1494   Microelectrochemical Detection of Reaction Products of Oxygen Reduction and Oxygen Evolution Reactions G. Wittstock (Carl v. Ossietzky University of Oldenburg), G. Denuault (University of Southampton), H. Bülter (Carl v. Ossietzky University of Oldenburg), J. Derendorf (Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Applied Materials Research (IFAM), project group Components and Systems of Electrochemical Energy Storage), and S. Pleis (Carl v. Ossietzky University of Oldenburg)
16:40   1495   CO and H2S Impact on the PEMFC Performance and Durability Under Current Cycling Conditions: A Combined Experimental and Modeling Study S. Passot, O. Lemaire (CEA \ LITEN \ DEHT \ Laboratory of Components for Fuel Cells, Electrolysers, and of Modeling (LCPEM)), A. A. Franco (CEA), A. Montaud (Air Liquide), E. Claude (Axane), F. Barbier (Air Liquide), and C. Faure (CEA \ DRT \ DPSE)
17:00   1496   Electrochemical Characterization of Surface State of Nickel Catalyst During Partial Oxidation of Methane D. Lee (Yonsei Universtiy), J. Kim (Korea Institute of Science and Technology), and J. Moon (Yonsei University)
17:20   1497   Electrocatalytic Reactions Occurring at Pt/Cu Catalysts Within the Carbon Nano-Space A. Hayashi, P. Reinhard, and K. Sasaki (Kyushu University)
17:40   1498   Materials Electrochemical Degradation Mechanisms in PEM Fuel Cells: New Insights from a Multiscale Modeling Approach A. A. Franco (CEA)

Ballroom 6E, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Co-Chairs: P.J. Kulesza and J. A. Cox
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
o   1499   MoOx Modified Pd Catalyst for Alcohol Electro-Oxidations in Alkaline Media E. Lim, H. Kim, S. Choi, M. Seo, and W. Kim (Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology)
o   1500   Electrochemical Properties of CoTMPP/C Prepared with Various Methods as Catalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction H. Kong, X. Yuan, X. Xia, and Z. Ma (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
o   1501   Ultra-Low Platinum Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Acidic Media M. Han, J. Ahn, H. Lim, and H. Kim (Korea Institute of Industrial Technology)
o   1502   Preparation and Evaluation of Multi-Layer Anodes of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell D. Santiago (NASA Glenn Research Center), J. Setlock (University of Toledo), and S. Farmer (NASA Glenn Research Center)
o   1503   Synthesis Iridium Nanodendrites Catalyst for Oxygen Evolution Reaction W. Lee and K. Hansung (Yonsei University)

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Room 617, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Co-Chairs: E. A. Baranova and V. R. Stemenkovic
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:00   1504   Preparation, characterization and catalytic activity of low Pt-loading deposits on Ni substrates S. A. Francis, R. Tucker, M. Brett, and S. H. Bergens (University of Alberta)
08:40   1505   Bimetallic PdRh Electrocatalysts for Ethanol Oxidation in Alkaline Media S. Shen (The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology) and T. S. Zhao (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
09:00   1506   The Effect of Annealing on the Electrocatalytic Properties of Multimetallic Platinum Alloy Catalysts D. Li, C. Wang, D. F. Van der Vliet, N. M. Markovic, and V. R. Stamenkovic (Argonne National Laboratory)
09:20   1507   Investigations of Reformate Tolerance of Different Pt-based Anode Catalysts S. Mousavi Ehteshami (NTU), S. Chan (Nanyang Technological University), and S. Mukerjee (Northeastern University)
Co-Chairs: N. M. Markovic and A. Hayashi
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
10:00   1508   Synthesis of RuxIr1-xO2 Anode Electrocatalysts for Proton Exchange Membrane Water Electrolysis K. Kokoh, N. Mamaca, K. Servat (Université de Poitiers), T. W. Napporn (University of Poitiers), E. Mayousse, and N. Guillet (CEA Grenoble)
10:20   1509   Electrocatalytic Water Oxidation on Metal-Oxides: Structure Activity-Relations of Model Film Electrodes T. Reier (Technische Universitat Berlin), B. Johnson, D. Rosenthal, R. Schloegl (Fritz Haber Institut der MPG), and P. Strasser (Technische Universitat Berlin)
10:40   1510   Electrocatalysts for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction N. Danilovic, R. Subbaraman, D. Strmcnik, D. Tripkovic, K. Chang, A. Paulikas, V. R. Stamenkovic, D. J. Myers, and N. M. Markovic (Argonne National Laboratory)
11:00   1511   Development and Study of Tantalum and Niobium Carbides as Catalyst Supports for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction (OER) for PEM Water Electrolysis at Elevated Temperatures A. V. Nikiforov, I. Petrushina, C. Prag (Technical University of Denmark), J. Polonsky (Institute of Chemical Technology), E. Christensen, and N. J. Bjerrum (Technical University of Denmark)
11:20   1512   Efficient Oxygen Evolution on Spray Pyrotically Synthesized Ni-Co Oxide on FTO Substrate During Water Electrolysis M. Frites and S. U. Khan (Duquesne University)
11:40   1513   Photocatalytic Water Oxidation at Well-Defined TiO2 (110) Surfaces by Photogenerated Metal Catalysts M. A. Rigsby, G. Alliger, A. Stack, and G. Brown (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Co-Chairs: P. Zelany and J. H. Zagal
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
14:00   1514   Detailed Electrokinetic Study of the Initial Two-Electron Oxidation of an Alcohol Over Well-Defined Ru@Pt Surfaces in Base. M. Markiewicz and S. H. Bergens (University of Alberta)
14:20   1515   Application of Polyoxometallate Zeolite-Type Cesium Salts as Carriers for PtSn Nanoparticles Catalytic for Electrooxidation of Ethanol A. Zurowski, A. Kolary-Zurowska, A. Lewera, S. Zoladek, and P. J. Kulesza (University of Warsaw)
14:40   1516   High Performance Mesoporous Carbon Supported Pt and PtRu Electrocatalyst Synthesized via Carbonization over PFA-Protected Dispersed Platinum F. Li, H. Yung, C. Yang, and K. Chan (University of Hong Kong)
15:00   1517   A Differential Electrochemical Mass Spectrometry of Pt Ensemble Requirements for Methanol and Ethanol Oxidative Adsorption S. Evarts and E. Smotkin (Northeastern University)
15:20   1518   Synthesis and Characterizations of Modified TiO2 Supported Pt for Direct Ethanol Oxidation J. Hou, A. Gordon, and M. Ellis (Virginia Tech)
15:40   1519   High performance that Pyrolyzed Iron Corrole as Potential Non-precious Catalyst for Fuel Cells H. Huang and C. Wang (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology)
Co-Chairs: T. S. Zhao and B. Kokoh
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
16:20   1520   Synthesis and Characterization of New Non-Platinum Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction B. Dembinska, A. Dobrzeniecka, J. Stroka, and P. J. Kulesza (University of Warsaw)
16:40   1521   Performance of PGM Base Catalysts for the Oxygen Electrode in PEM Systems M. J. Martinez-Rodriguez, M. Elvington, and H. Colon-Mercado (Savannah River National Laboratory)
17:00   1522   Effect of Ionomer Coverage on Pt-based Catalyst on ORR Activity Y. Furuya, H. Iden, T. Mashio, A. Ohma, and K. Shinohara (Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.)
17:20   1523   Stability of Transition Metal Compounds for Oxygen Electrode Reaction in Sulfuric Acid K. Matsuzawa, K. Nozawa, K. Yamauchi, T. Okada, R. Koike, M. Aihara, A. Ishihara, K. Ota, and S. Mitsushima (Yokohama National University)
17:40   1524   Nitrogen-Doping Effect on the Electro-Catalytic Activity of Pt or Pt-Ru Particles on Nano-Carbons J. Nakamura, T. Kondo, S. Obuchi, M. Muromachi, M. Sakurai, T. Shikano, D. Ushigome, J. Oh, and Y. Saitou (University of Tsukuba)

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Room 617, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Co-Chairs: U. M. Khan and E. S. Smotkin
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:00   1525   Bioinspired Electro- and Photocatalyst Assemblies K. Rajeshwar (university of texas)
08:40   1526   Tandem Photoelectrochemical Laminar Flow Cell for Carbon Dioxide Reduction N. J. Londono (NASA Ames Research Center), Q. Pei (University of California, Los Angeles), and B. Chen (NASA Ames Research Center)
09:00   1527   Pt Recycling and Synthesis of New Catalysts for Its Reutilization in PEM Fuel Cells F. J. Nores Pondal, D. Thoby (Atomic and Alternative Energies Commission of France (CEA)), and N. Guillet (CEA Grenoble)
09:20   1528   Electrochemical Properties of Electrode Obtained by Cyclic Oxidation and Reduction of Ni Powder A. Jaron and Z. Zurek (Cracow University of Technology)
Co-Chairs: K. Tammeveski and A. Gewirth
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
10:00   1529   Oxygen Reduction on Non-Precious Metal Catalysts in the Presence of Phosphoric Acid G. Wu and P. Zelenay (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
10:40   1530   Graphene-Ternary Alloy Nanocomposite for Hydrogen Generation By Methanol Electrolysis A. HALDER and S. Mukerjee (Northeastern University)
11:20   1531   An Explanation for the HighCatalytic Activity of Heat-Treated Non-Precious Metal-Nx Macrocycles for ORR and How it Can be Improved J. H. Zagal and R. Venegas (Universidad de Santiago de Chile)
Co-Chairs: H. Abruna and D. P Wilkinson
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
14:00   1532   Fundamental investigations of precious metal stability in energy conversion systems D. Strmcnik, D. Tripkovic, R. Subbaraman, N. Danilovic, D. F. Van der Vliet, A. Paulikas, V. R. Stamenkovic, and N. M. Markovic (Argonne National Laboratory)
14:40   1533   Dealloying of Cu3Pt/C Intermetallic Nanoparticles as ORR Electrocatalysts: Electrochemical vs. Chemical Leaching D. Wang, Y. Yu, H. Xin, D. Muller, and H. Abruna (Cornell University)
15:20   1534   Proton Diffusion at the Wet YSZ Surface: An ab-initio Study C. S. Cucinotta, S. Sanvito (Trinity College Dublin), and M. Bernasconi (University of Milano-Bicocca)
15:40   1535   Measuring Hydrogen Oxidation Reaction Kinetics in the Presence of Platinum Oxide in a H2/N2 Cell Y. Liu (University of Rochester), W. Gu, R. Jiang, J. Zhang (General Motors R&D), J. Jorne (University of Rochester), and M. Mathias (General Motors R&D)
Co-Chairs: Z. Zurek and S. Mukerjee
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
16:20   1536   Activity and Microstructure of Oxygen Evolution Anodes Prepared by a Direct Dry Deposition Technique J. M. Roller, J. Arellano-Jiménez, R. Jain, R. Maric, and B. Carter (University of Connecticut)
17:00   1537   Operando Raman and Theoretical Vibration Spectroscopy of Non-PGM Catalysts I. Kendrick, E. Smotkin, S. Mukerjee, and M. Diem (Northeastern University)
17:40   1538   Kinetic Modeling of Reaction Waveforms for Hydrocarbon Oxidation on Pt-Ceria Anodes V. Medvedev, S. B. Adler, and E. M. Stuve (University of Washington)