Honolulu PRiME 2012 - Honolulu, Hawaii

October 7 - October 12, 2012



B10 - Renewable Fuels from Sunlight and Electricity


Sunday, October 7, 2012

Nautilus 2, Mid-Pacific Conference Center, Hilton Hawaiian Village

Photoelectrochemical Cells

Co-Chairs: Huyen Dinh and Candace Chan
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
14:00   1708   Electron- and (In Situ) Soft X-ray Spectroscopy of Materials for Photo-Electrochemical Water Splitting L. Weinhardt (University of Nevada)
14:30   1709  
Analysis of Functional and Dysfunctional Defects in Photoelectrode Materials for Solar Water Splitting A. Braun (Empa), N. M. Gaillard, Y. Chang (University of Hawaii at Manoa), D. K. Bora (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), K. Gajda-Schrantz (Empa), J. Guo, Z. Liu (Advanced Light Source), K. Sivula, M. Grätzel (EPFL), and E. Constable (University of Basel)
14:50   1710   Hybrid Photovoltaic/Photoelectrochemical Device Design Using I-III-VI2 Copper Chalcopyrite-Based Photocathodes J. M. Kaneshiro, Y. Chang, and N. M. Gaillard (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
15:10   1711   Silicon Microwires Coupled to Earth Abundant Catalysts as Photocathodes for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction E. L. Warren, J. R. McKone, M. R. Shaner, H. A. Atwater, H. B. Gray, and N. S. Lewis (California Institute of Technology)
15:30   1712   Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production from Water Using p-type Calcium Ferrite and n-type Semiconducting Electrodes S. Ida, K. Yamada, H. Hagiwara, and T. Ishihara (Kyushu University)

Photoelectrochemical Cells and Photocatalysts

Co-Chairs: Huyen Dinh and Anne Co
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
16:00   1713   Band Structure Controls of SrTiO3 towards Visible-Light Induced Two-Step Overall Water-Splitting H. Irie (University of Yamanashi)
16:20   1714   Development of Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor (MOS) Electrodes for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting D. V. Esposito, A. Talin, and T. Moffat (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
16:40   1715   Optimum Conditions for Efficient Water Splitting in an Electrolyzer Powered by Solar Cells or Power Supply M. Frites and S. U. Khan (Duquesne University)
17:00   1716   Development of High Throughput Experimentation Capabilities for Accelerated Discovery of PEC Materials X. Liu, M. Marcin, S. Mitrovic, J. Gregoire, S. Lin (California Institute of Technology), E. Cornell (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), C. Xiang (California Institute of Technology), J. Fan (Zhejiang University), G. D. Stucky (University of California, Santa Babara), and J. Jin (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
17:20   1717   Adiabatic Free Energy Surface of Hydrogen Evolution Reaction on GaInP2 W. Choi, B. C. Wood, E. Schwegler, and T. Ogitsu (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
17:40   1718   Growth of GaAs Array Assisted-TiO2 Heterojunction Nanostructure for Solar Hydrogen Production S. Huang (National Tsing Hua University), C. Kei (National Applied Research Laboratories), and T. Perng (National Tsing Hua University)

Monday, October 8, 2012

Nautilus 2, Mid-Pacific Conference Center, Hilton Hawaiian Village

Keynote Speech on Solar Fuels

Co-Chairs: Nick Wu and Kazunari Domen
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:10 Introductory Remarks (10 Minutes)
08:20   1719   Hydrogen Production from Photoelectrochemical Cells: Economic and Theoretical Considerations and Experimental Results J. A. Turner (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
09:00   1720   Critical Assessment of Research and Development Needs in Solar to Hydrogen Production Technologies E. L. Miller, S. Dillich, E. Sutherland, and S. Studer (US Department of Energy)
09:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)
10:00   1721   Materials for Photocatalytic and Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting A. Kudo (Tokyo University of Science)
10:40   1722   Solar Energy Conversion and Environmental Remediation Using Semiconductor-Liquid Interfaces: Design Paradigms for the Photocatalyst Material and Progress Update K. Rajeshwar (The University of Texas)
11:20   1723   Solar Energy Materials for High Efficiency Photoelectrochemical Sensitized Solar Cell N. Park (Sungkyunkwan University)

New Materials for Photocatalysts & Photoelectrochemical Cells

Co-Chairs: Pawel Kulesza and Ravi Subramanian
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
14:00   1724   Photoelectrochemical Energy Conversion Using Earth-Abundant Semiconductor Nanomaterials S. Jin (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
14:30   1725   All-Oxide Quantum-Confined Heteronanostructures for Solar Hydrogen Generation L. Vayssieres (Xi'an Jiaotong University)
15:00   1726   Plasmon-Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity of Metal/Metal Oxide Composites S. Cushing, J. Li, A. Bristow, and N. Wu (West Virginia University)
15:20   1727   Photooxidation of Water at Nanostructured Hybrid Materials Utilizing Polyoxometallate-Decorated Tungsten Oxide and Gold Nanoparticles P. J. Kulesza, R. Solarska, K. Miecznikowski, S. Zoladek (University of Warsaw), and S. Fiechter (Helmholtz Zentrum)
15:40   1728   Plasmonic-Enhancing Efficiency of Water Splitting in Au/Quantum Dots Sensitized ZnO Nanowires-Array Photoelectrodes R. Liu, H. Chen, C. Chen, D. Tsai (National Taiwan University), and S. Hu (National Taiwan Normal University)

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Nautilus 2, Mid-Pacific Conference Center, Hilton Hawaiian Village

Carbon Dioxide Conversion in Liquid

Co-Chairs: Xiao-dong Zhou and A. Manivannan
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:00   1729   The Electrocatalytic Conversion of CO2 to Fuels and Chemicals T. F. Jaramillo, K. P. Kuhl, E. R. Cave, and D. N. Abram (Stanford University)
08:30   1730  
Graphene-Supported Copper Catalysts for Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide S. Huang and P. Fedkiw (North Carolina State University)
08:50   1731   Room Temperature Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 to Fuels X. Zhou, J. Wu, and F. Risalvato (University of South Carolina)
09:10   1732   Photoreduction of CO2 over Morphology Controlled TiO2 or Nanocomposite System of g-C3N4 and WO3 T. Ohno and N. Murakami (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
09:30   1733   Photoelectrochemical Enzyme Biofuel Cell with the Function of CO2 Conversion to Formic Acid Y. Amao (Oita University Dannoharu), Y. Sakai (Oita University), and N. Shuto (Oita Unversity)

New Materials for Solar Energy and Fuels

Co-Chairs: Gregory Jackson and Ravi Subramanian
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
10:00   1734   Upconversion Nanocrystals: A New Class of Energy Materials X. Liu (National University of Singapore)
10:30   1735   Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting Using Electrodes Prepared by Particle Transfer Method T. Minegishi, N. Nishimura, J. Kubota, and K. Domen (The University of Tokyo)
11:00   1736   Graphite Oxide Modified by Ammonia as Photocatalyst for Water Oxidation under Visible Light Illumination T. Yeh and H. Teng (National Cheng Kung University)
11:20   1737   Hydrogen Production Promoted by Visble Light-Responsive MOF (Metal-Organic Framework) Photocatalyst T. Toyao, M. Saito, Y. Horiuchi (Osaka Prefecture University), K. Mochizuki, M. Iwata, H. Higashimura (Sumitomo-Chemical Co., Ltd.), and M. Matsuoka (Osaka Prefecture University)
11:40   1738   Electrospun Ceria-Based Fibers for Renewable Fuel Production from Concentrated Sunlight W. T. Gibbons and G. S. Jackson (University of Maryland)
12:00   1739   Role of Electrocatalysts in Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation of Oxide Semiconductor Electrodes S. Choi, T. Jeon, U. Kang, H. Jeong, and H. Park (Kyungpook National University)

Photoelectrochemical Cells

Co-Chairs: Heli Wang and Teruhisa Ohno
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
14:00   1740   Fabrication of Efficient Nanostructured Photoelectrodes for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production from Water J. Lee (Pohang University of Science & Technology)
14:30   1741   Performance and Limits of 2.2 eV Copper Tungstate (CuWO4) Mineral for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production N. M. Gaillard (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
15:00   1742   Performance Limiting Factors in Co-Pi Catalyzed, Spray-Deposited BiVO4 Photoanodes F. F. Abdi, N. Firet, and R. Van de Krol (Delft University of Technology)
15:20   1743   Photoelectrolysis on p-GaInP2; Extended Durability by Nitrogen Ion Implantation T. G. Deutsch, A. Welch (National Renewable Energy Laboratory), M. Bär, L. Weinhardt, M. G. Weir, K. E. George, C. Heske (University of Nevada), and J. A. Turner (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
Co-Chairs: Heli Wang and Jae-Joon Lee
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
16:00   1744   Development of Nanostructured Photocatalysts for Hydrogen Generation by Water Splitting under Visible Light Y. Wang, J. Hong, S. Goh, and R. Xu (Nanyang Technological University)
16:30   1745   Co-Alloying Approach for Bandgap Engineering of Metal Oxides for Improved Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting Y. Yan (The University of Toledo)
17:00   1746   Corrosion Protection of p-GaInP2 for Durable Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting H. Wang, T. G. Deutsch, A. Welch, and J. A. Turner (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
17:20   1747   Photoelectrochemical Modeling of a Multi-Junction Architecture for Artificial Photosynthesis A. Berger and J. Newman (University of California, Berkeley)
17:40   1748   Toward a General Strategy for Chemical Stabilization of Non-Oxide Photoanodes for Water Oxidation N. C. Strandwitz and N. S. Lewis (California Institute of Technology)

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Nautilus 2, Mid-Pacific Conference Center, Hilton Hawaiian Village

Photoelectrochemical Cells and Biological Devices

Co-Chairs: Pawel Kulesza and Jae-Joon Lee
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:00   1749   Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production from Sunlight via Tuning the Band Gaps Using Impurities-Doping Techniques H. Yun, S. Yu, and J. Yi (Seoul National University)
08:30   1750   Fueling Vehicles with Sun and Water K. E. Ayers, E. B. Anderson, K. Dreier (Proton OnSite), and K. W. Harrison (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
09:00   1751   Photobiological H2 Production: Theoretical Maximum Light Conversion Efficiency and Strategies to Achieve it M. L. Ghirardi (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
09:30   1752   Vectorial Enzyme Activation at Illuminated Semiconductor-Enzyme-Electrolyte Junctions K. Skorupska, H. Lewerenz (Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin), and P. J. Kulesza (University of Warsaw)

Photoelectrochemical Cells and Photocatalysts

Co-Chairs: Nick Wu and Hyunwoong Park
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
10:00   1753   ITO Nanowire-Based Photoelectrodes for Extremely Fast Charge Collection J. Noh (KRICT-EPFL Global Research Laboratory), J. Kim (Korea Institute of Science), G. Han (Sungkyunkwan University), H. Shin (Kookmin Universiry), and H. Jung (Sungkyunkwan University)
10:20   1754   Straightforward Measurement of Photoelectrode Minority Carrier Diffusion Length A. J. Leenheer, R. A. Pala, and H. A. Atwater (California Institute of Technology)
10:40   1755   Silicon Based Tandem Cells: A Novel Photocathode for Efficient PEC Water Splitting E. Murugasen, W. Calvet, B. Kaiser, and W. Jaegermann (Technical University Darmstadt)
11:00   1756  
Enhancement of Photoactivity in Hematite Film with Controlled Morphology and Texture from Direct Spray Pyrolysis for Solar Water Splitting T. Yang, H. Kang, J. Lee, B. Koo, K. Nam, and Y. Joo (Seoul National University)
11:20   1757   Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production: Insights on Disrupting the Stability/Efficiency Trade-Off T. Schiros (Columbia University), J. Leisch, H. Ohldag (Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Light Source), H. Ogasawara (Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource), M. Toney, A. Nilsson (Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Light Source), T. G. Deutsch (National Renewable Energy Laboratory), W. Choi (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory), M. Mayer (University of California, Berkeley), and J. Turner (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
11:40   1758   Photoelectrosynthetic Hydrogen Evolution from Free-Standing Silicon Microwire Arrays S. Ardo, E. L. Warren, S. Park, B. S. Brunschwig, H. A. Atwater, and N. S. Lewis (California Institute of Technology)
12:00   1759   Visible-Light-Absorbing Polyoxometalates as Building Blocks for All-Inorganic Photosynthetic Assemblies R. Nakamura, T. Takashima, A. Yamaguchi, and K. Hashimoto (The University of Tokyo)

Keynote Speech on Electrochemical Devices and Fuels

Co-Chairs: Xiao-dong Zhou and Nick Wu
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
14:00   1760   Reversible Fuel Cells for Power Generation and Fuel Production A. V. Virkar (The University of Utah)
14:40   1761   Integrative Multiphysics Development of Material Systems for a Renewable Future: The HeteroFoaM Story K. Reifsnider (University South Carolina), Y. Du (University of South Carolina), W. Chiu (University of Connecticut), and K. Brinkman (Savannah River National Laboratories)
15:20   1762   Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Systems for Small Scale Power Generation S. C. Singhal (China University of Mining and Technology) and X. Zhou (University of South Carolina)

Keynote/Invited Speech on Eelctrochemical Devices and Fuels

Co-Chairs: Wilson Chiu
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
16:20   1763   Design and Preparation of Pt Nanocatalysts of High Surface Energy for Efficient Energy Conversion of Small Organic Molecule Fuels in Direct Fuel Cells S. Sun, R. Huang, S. Chen, Z. Liu, Z. Zhou, L. Huang, N. Tian, Y. Jiang, and Y. Cai (Xiamen University)
17:00   1764   Reversible Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Status and Technology Development Challenges N. Q. Minh (University of California, San Diego)

Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 3, Level 1, Hawaii Convention Center

B10 - Poster Session - Renenable Energy and Fuels

Co-Chairs: Nick Wu and Xiao-Dong Zhou
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
o   1765   Microscopic Properties of III-V Semiconductor Photocathodes at the Interface with Water B. C. Wood, W. Choi, E. Schwegler, and T. Ogitsu (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
o   1766   Structural and Photoelectrochemical Evaluation of Nano-Textured Sn-Doped AgInS2 Films Prepared by Spray Pyrolysis Q. Cheng and C. K. Chan (Arizona State University)
o   1767   Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production from Silicon Nanostructures S. Hwang, J. Kye (Myongji University), and I. Oh (Kumoh National Institute of Technology)
o   1768   Lowering Overpotential of Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 W. Shin, D. Saravanakumar, and J. Song (Sogang University)
o   1769   Synthesis and Electrochemical Properties of Platinum-Based Films Used as Cathode Materials in the Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells P. Hien, L. M. Phung, N. T. Hoang, and N. T. Thoa (Vietnam National University)
o   1770   The Properties According to Pore Former with SOFC Unit Cell Using Decalcomania Method M. Lee, B. Kim, B. Choi, and S. Kim (Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering and Technology)
o   1771  
Solar Hydrogen Generation at Pre-Structured Silicon Photocathodes Activated by Bimetallic Nanoparticles M. Lublow (Fritz-Haber-Institute of the Max-Planck-Society), C. Merschjann, and T. Schedel-Niedrig (Helmholtz-Centre-Berlin for Materials and Energy)
o   1772   Understanding the Reaction Mechanism in the Sugar-Air Flow Battery S. Li (University of Hawaii at Manoa), D. Scott (Brigham Young University - Hawaii), and B. Liaw (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
o   1773   Catalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Carbon Monoxide Using the Rhenium(I) Complex (5,5'-Bisphenylethynyl-2,2'-Bipyridyl)Re(CO)3Cl E. Portenkirchner, K. Oppelt, C. Ulbricht, D. A. Egbe, H. Neugebauer, G. Knör, and N. Sariciftci (Johannes Kepler University Linz)
o   1774   New Polyethylene Based Anion Exchange Membranes (PE-AEMs) with High Ionic Conductivity M. Zhang, H. Kim, E. Chalkova, F. Mark, S. N. Lvov, and T. Chung (The Pennsylvania State University)
o   1775   Ruthenium-Based Materials for Oxygen and Hydrogen Evolution Catalysis in Photoelectrochemical Applications Y. Chang, J. M. Kaneshiro, and N. M. Gaillard (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
o   1776   Membranes for Solar Water Splitting Devices S. Ardo (California Institute of Technology), M. McDonald (University of Manitoba), S. Park, M. DiFranco (California Institute of Technology), M. Freund (University of Manitoba), and N. S. Lewis (California Institute of Technology)
o   1777   A Non-Combustible Process for Generating Energy from Bio-Waste A. Kumar, V. Kamavaram, V. Veedu, and K. Cheung (Oceanit Laboratories Inc)
o   1778   Electrochemistry of Molybdenum and Its Oxides for CIGS Solar Cells V. S. Saji, S. Lee, Y. Yeon, and C. Lee (Korea University)
o   1779   Interhalogen-Based Binary-Redox Couples for High-Voltage Solar Cells N. C. Deb Nath, S. Sarker, H. Lee, and J. Lee (Konkuk University)
o   1780   Development of an Artificial Co-Enzyme for Formate Dehydrogenose with the Function of CO2 Reduction S. Ikeyma and Y. Amao (Oita University Dannoharu)
o   1781   Photoelectrochemical Dehydrogenation of Ammonia Borane with Pt/n-Si H. Inoue, C. Matsuda, M. Shimada, M. Chiku, and E. Higuchi (Osaka Prefecture University)
o   1782   The Activity of Ash-free Coal in Direct Carbon Fuel Cells H. Ju, J. Kim (Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology), J. Lee (Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology (GIST)), S. Lee, R. Song (Korea Institute of Energy Research), and J. Lee (Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology (GIST))
o   1783   In-situ FTIR Analysis of CO2 Electrochemical Reduction at Copper Electrodes M. Ren, E. Andrews, and J. Flake (LSU)
o   1784   Theoretical Characterization of Ammonia Oxidation Intermediates and Products on Platinum Clusters D. A. Daramola and G. G. Botte (Ohio University)
o   1785   Evaluation of Current Efficiency of SOEC Using Precise On-Line Gas Analysis Y. Tanaka (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology), S. Nakamura (Tokyo University of Science), K. Sato, K. Nozaki, T. Kato, and A. Yamamoto (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
o   1786   Metal Tungstates as Oxygen Evolution Catalysts H. Jia (Toyota Research Institute of North America), T. Sekito (Toyota Motor Corporation), J. Stark, L. Zhou, and L. Chen (Toyota Research Institute of North America)
o   1787   Modified Fe2O3 Photoanodes Prepared by Pulse Electrodeposition W. J. Lee, P. Shinde, and G. Go (Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute)
o   1788   Polycrystalline Cu(In, Ga)Se2 Thin Films and PV Devices Sputtered from a Binary Target without Additional Selenization P. Liu (National Chiao Tung University), B. B. Jheng, and M. Wu (National Tsing Hua University)
o   1789   Theoretical Investigations of Transition Metal Nano-Clusters for Electrochemical NH3 Production J. G. Howalt and T. Vegge (Technical University of Denmark)
o   1790   Choline Chloride Enhancement of Carbon Dioxide Reduction on Platinum Catalysts W. Zhu, B. Rosen, A. Salehi-Khojin, and R. Masel (Dioxide Materials Inc.)
o   1791   Structure Sensistivity of CO2 Conversion on EMIM-BF4 Silver Co-Catalyst System A. Salehi-khojin, B. Rosen, W. Zhu, and R. Masel (Dioxide Materials Inc.)
o   1792   Basic Study of Alkaline Water Electrolysis A. Manabe (Chlorine Engineers Corp. Ltd.), T. Hashimoto, M. Kashiwase (Chlorine Engineers Corp., Ltd.), M. Kurosaki, T. Hayashida, K. Hirao (Permelec Electrode Ltd.), I. Shimomura, and I. Nagashima (Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.)
o   1793   CO2 Reduction at Glassy Carbon Electrode in the Presence of Pyridine J. Agullo, M. Morin, and D. Bélanger (Université du Québec à Montréal)
o   1794   Cu Monolayer on Au/C and Pt/C for the Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 to Hydrocarbons I. L. Escalante-Garcia, J. S. Wainright, and R. F. Savinell (Case Western Reserve University)
o   1795   Ti-Doped Hematite Nanostructures for Solar Water Splitting with High Efficiency J. Deng, J. Zhong, A. Pu, D. Zhang, and X. Sun (Soochow University)
o   1796   Electrochemical Synthesis of Disordered Three-Dimensional Cuprous Oxide (Cu2O) Film and Its Photoelectrochemical Properties S. Yoon (Hanyang University), M. Kim, J. Lim, K. Lee (Korea Institute of Materials Science), and B. Yoo (Hanyang University)
o   1797   Impact of Nitrogen Treatment on the Electronic and Chemical Structure of GaInP2 Thin-Film Surfaces M. G. Weir, K. E. George (University of Nevada), T. G. Deutsch, A. Welch (National Renewable Energy Laboratory), R. G. Wilks (Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin), D. C. Hanks, M. Blum (University of Nevada), W. Yang (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), M. Bär (Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin), L. Weinhardt (University of Nevada), J. A. Turner (National Renewable Energy Laboratory), and C. Heske (University of Nevada)
o   1798   A Ceramic-Anode Supported Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cell H. Ding, J. Ge, and X. Xue (University of South Carolina)
o   1799   Electrochemical Decomposition of Urea with Ni-Based Catalysts W. Yan, D. Wang, and G. G. Botte (Ohio University)
o   1800   Transport Phenomena in Acid-Alkaline Membrane Bi-Cell Configurations for Portable Power Sources K. N. Grew and D. Chu (U.S. Army Research Laboratory)
o   1801   Effect of Photodeposited Metal Catalysts on Oxygen Evolution at Well-Defined TiO2 (110) Surfaces M. A. Rigsby, G. E. Alliger, and G. M. Brown (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
o   1802   Renewable Fuels for SOFCs: Fuel Flexibility by Gradual Internal Reforming S. Georges, N. Bailly, M. Steil (LEPMI), F. Fonseca, S. D. Nobrega (IPEN), J. Viricelle, A. Hadjar (EMSE), and P. Gélin (IRCELYON)
o   1803   The Co2p Oxidation State in Co-PI Catalysts M. Richter and D. Schmeißer (Brandenburg University of Technology)
o   1804   Quasi Fermi Energy Tuning of Carbon Nanotubes for Solar Cells N. C. Deb Nath, S. Sarker, H. Lee, and J. Lee (Konkuk University)
o   1805   Photocatalytic Reduction of CO2 Using Shape Controlled Anatase TiO2 with Co-Catalyst Loading D. Saruwatari (Kyusyu Institute of Technology), N. Murakami, and T. Ohno (Kyushu Institute of Technology)
o   1806   CO2 Reduction on Tin Oxide-Based Catalysts Y. Chen and M. Kanan (Stanford University)
o   1807   Fabrication and Characterization of Metal/Ceramic Composite Electrodes for New Electrochemical Cells A. Lapina, C. Chatzichristodoulou, P. Holtappels, and M. Mogensen (Technical University of Denmark)
o   1808   Photoelectrochemical Activity of Hematite Nanowire Arrays Synthesized Using Plasmas H. B. Russell (University of Louisville), U. Cvelbar (Josef Stefan Institute), J. B. Jasinski (University of Louisville), T. G. Deutsch (National Renewable Energy Laboratory), and M. K. Sunkara (University of Louisville)

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Nautilus 2, Mid-Pacific Conference Center, Hilton Hawaiian Village

Electrochemical Synthesis of Fuels

Co-Chairs: Nguyen Minh and Sri R. Narayan
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:00   1809   Mechanistic Studies during Electro-Oxidation of Urea on Ni-Co Catalyst in Alkaline Medium V. Vedharathinam and G. G. Botte (Ohio University)
08:20   1810  
Development of Methanol Electrolysis System for Hydrogen Production T. I. Valdez, K. Billings, and A. K. Kisor (California Institute of Technology)
08:40   1811   Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 to Value-Added Products: The effect of Electrode Structure and Electrolyte H. Jhong, M. R. Thorson, S. Ma, A. Salehi, and P. J. Kenis (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
09:00   1812   Carbon Dioxide Decomposition and Oxygen Generation Via SOEC H. Guo and B. Kang (West Virginia University)
09:20   1813   Low Overpotential CO2 Reduction on Nanostructured Copper Electrodes C. W. Li and M. Kanan (Stanford University)

Electrocatalytic and Catalytic Synthesis of Fuels

Co-Chairs: Deryn Chu and Sri R. Narayan
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
10:00   1814   Room Temperature Electrochemical Synthesis of Oxygenates through a Carbonate Anion Pathway N. Spinner and W. E. Mustain (University of Connecticut)
10:20   1815   Degradation of Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cells Applied for H2O/CO2 Co-Electrolysis Y. Tao, S. D. Ebbesen, and M. Mogensen (Technical University of Denmark)
10:40   1816   Hydrogen Production Via Electrolysis in Cu-Cl Thermochemical Cycle S. N. Lvov, R. Schatz, S. Kim, S. Khurana, A. Morse, M. Chung, and M. Fedkin (The Pennsylvania State University)
11:00   1817   Nanostructured Molybdenum Carbide as Pt-Free Catalysts for Hydrogen Evolution W. Chen, C. Wang, K. Sasaki (Brookhaven National Laboratory), N. Marinkovic (University of Delaware), W. Xu, J. Muckerman, Y. Zhu, and R. R. Adzic (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
11:20   1818   Reverse Combustion: The Efficient Electrochemical Conversion of Carbon Dioxide and Water to Organic Fuels Using an Aromatic Amine Catalyst A. B. Bocarsly, T. Shaw, E. Zeitler, K. Liao, Y. Hu, Z. Detweiler, M. Baruch, J. Herb, and J. White (Princeton University)
11:40   1819   Reactive Molecular Dynamics Modeling of Interfacial Phenomena in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells B. V. Merinov (California Institute of Technology), A. C. Van Duin (The Pennsylvania State University), and W. Goddard III (California Institute of Technology)

Fuel Production from Renewable Sources

Co-Chairs: Deryn Chu and Fanglin Chen
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
14:00   1820   Modeling the Behavior of a Solar-Hydrogen Generator S. Haussener (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), C. Xiang (California Institute of Technology), A. Berger, J. Newman (University of California, Berkeley), N. S. Lewis (California Institute of Technology), and A. Weber (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
14:20   1821   Renewable Liquid Fuels from Sunlight P. G. Hoertz, J. Bittle, A. Miller, D. Murry, C. Bonino, J. Newman, and J. Trainham (RTI International)
14:40   1822   Low-Cost Renewable Hydrogen from Sunlight and Water S. Y. Reece (Sun Catalytix)
15:00   1823   Thermochemical Water Splitting with Zirconium-Substituted Cerium Oxides Y. Hao (California Institute of Technology), W. Chueh (Sandia National Laboratories), and S. M. Haile (California Institute of Technology)

Fuel Cells and Electrochemistry

Co-Chairs: Kevin Huang and Xingjian Xue
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
15:30   1824   Heterogeneous Nanostructures: Fast Electrochemistry for High-To-Ultrahigh Power Electrical Energy Storage S. Lee (University of Maryland)
16:00   1825   Kinetics of Oxidation of CO and H2 and Reduction of CO2 and H2O in Ni/YSZ Based Solid Oxide Cells S. D. Ebbesen and M. Mogensen (Technical University of Denmark)
16:20   1826   Understanding Trends in Electrocatalytic Activity for CO Evolution H. A. Hansen, J. Varley, A. A. Peterson, and J. K. Nørskov (Stanford University)
16:40   1827   The Status of Direct Methanol Fuel Cell System Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead D. Chu and R. Jiang (U.S. Army Research Laboratory)
17:00   1828   X-ray Absorption Measurements on Perovskite Electrodes for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction M. Risch, K. Stoerzinger, K. May (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), A. Mansour (Naval Surface Warfare Center), and Y. Shao-Horn (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
17:20   1829   Crossover in a Homogeneous-Catalyst Reactor J. Newman (University of California, Berkeley)
17:40   1830   Proton Conductive Niobium Phosphates as Electrolytes for Fuel Cells Operating with Renewable Biofuels Y. Huang, Q. Li, T. Anfimova, A. H. Jensen, J. Jensen, E. Christensen, and N. Bjerrum (Technical University of Denmark)