201st Meeting - Philadelphia, PA

May 12-17, 2002


B1 - Battery/Energy Technology Joint General Session

Battery/Energy Technology

Monday, May 13, 2002

Conference Room 304, Level 3

Co-Chairs: T. Fuller and E. Takeuchi

10:0085 Surface Film Formation on LixMn2O4 Electrodes - T. Eriksson (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), A. Andersson (Uppsala University), C. Gejke (Chalmers University of Technology), T. Gustafsson, and J. Thomas (Uppsala University)
10:2086 Layered Li(Mn_0.5-xNi0.5-yM'x+y)O2 (M'=Al,Ti) Cathode Materials for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries - S.-H. Kang, J. Kim, M.E. Stoll (Argonne National Laboratory), Y.-K. Sun (Hanyang University), and K. Amine (Argonne National Laboratory)
10:4087 Properties of Lithium-Manganese Oxide Thin Films Prepared by a Two Step Process - K.R. Murali, M. Prabhakar, and P. Diwakar (Central Electrochemical Research Institute)
11:0088 NMR Study of Lithium Intercalation in LixV2O5 Electrodes - Z.R. Ma (National High Magnetic Field Laboratory), P. Moss (Florida State University), R.Q. Fu (National High Magnetic Field Laboratory), G. Au, E. Plichta (U.S. Army Communications), and J.P. Zheng (Florida State University)
11:2089 Lithium Batteries with Organic Radical Cathodes - K. Nakahara, S. Iwasa, J. Iriyama, Y. Morioka, M. Suguro, and M. Satoh (NEC Corporation)
11:4090 A Novel Carbonaceous Combustion Method to Synthesize LiMeVO4 Compounds(Me= Mn, Co) - K. Nallathambi, P. Periasamy, T. Rameshbabu, N. Renganathan, N. Muniyandi, and M. Raghavan (Central Electrochemical Research Institute)

Co-Chairs: T. Fuller and E. Takeuchi

1:4091 Oxidation fo Methanol in Alkaline Solution - K. Scott, E. Yu (University of Newcastle upon Tyne), and R. Reeve (QinetiQ Ltd)
2:0092 SiO_x Impregnated Electrodes in PEM Fuel Cells for Improved High-Temperature Perfomance - L. Krishnan, C.A. Marozzi, K.T. Adjemian, A.B. Bocarsly, and S. Srinivasan (Princeton University)
2:2093 Electro-oxidation of Methanol on Pt-Based Catalysts in 7 M H_3PO4 - B. Borresen, F. Seland, G. Hagen, and R. Tunold (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
2:4094 Preparation of Ion Exchange Polymer and Porous Ceramic Matrix Composite Membrane for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell - K. Kanamura, T. Mitsui, T. Morikawa, and Y.H. Rho (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
3:0095 Zr(HPO4)2-Nafionu Composite Membranes for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells - Y. Si, J.-C. Lin, J. Fenton, and R. Kunz (University of Connecticut)
3:2096 Ionic Conductivity and Methanol Permeability of Modified Nafion Membranes - H. Kabumoto, H.R. Kunz, and J.M. Fenton (University of Connecticut)
3:4097 Characteristics Of Small Formic Acid Fuel Cells - C. Rice, S. Ha, R. Masel, P. Waszczuk, T. Barnard, and A. Wieckowski (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
4:0098 Sustained Potential Oscillations in PEM Fuel Cell with PtRu as Anode Catalyst - J. Zhang and R. Datta (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
4:2099 Methanol Tolerant Cathodes for Fuel Cell - K. Scott, W. Yuan, and H. Cheng (University of Newcastle Upon Tyne)
4:40100 Zirconium Hydrogen Phosphate in Nafion Membrane and Catalyst Layers for PEMFCs - M. Yamashita (Toyobo Research Center Co., Ltd.), S. Kim (Agency for Technology and Standards), C. Yang, S. Srinivasan, and A. Bocarsly (Princeton University)
5:00101 Water Uptake and Conductivity of Composite Membranes Operating at Reduced Relative Humidity - C. Yang, S. Srinivasan (Princeton University), J. Benziger, and A. Bocarsly (Princeton University)
5:20102 Integrity and Interfaces of Membrane and Electrodes Assembly: Influence on Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell performance - S. Gamburzev and A.J. Appleby (Texas A&M University)

Tuesday, May 14, 2002

Co-Chairs: M. Perry and E. Takeuchi

8:00103 On the Effects of Al& B Substitution in LiNiO2 - K. Palanichamy, K. Nallamuthu, and M. Nachi (Central Electrochemical Research Institute)
8:20104 Chemical and Structural Instabilities of LiCoO2 cathodes at Deep Lithium Extraction - A. Manthiram and V. Sivaramakrishnan (University of Texas at Austin)
8:40105 An AC Impedance Spectroscopic Study Of LixCoO2 at Different Temperatures - F. Croce ('La Sapienza' Roma University), B. Scrosati (La Sapienza), R. Marassi, F. Nobili, and R. Tossici (University of Camerino)
9:00106 The Structure and Stability of the Layered LixTyM1-yO2(T=Ni, Cr, Fe M=Co, Mn) system Using Molecular Dynamics - S. Seong, J. Seo, S.S. Park (Soong-Sil University), S.D. Hong (Seoul National University), and K.T. No (Soong-Sil University)
9:20107 Sub-micrometer LiMn2O4 Prepared by a Sol-gel, Spray-Drying Method - C. Wan, Y. Nuli, M. Yan, and Z. Jiang (Fudan University)
9:40108 Li2CuO2 as an Additive in Positive Electrodes of Lithium Cells - G. Vitins, E. Raekelboom, M. Weller, and J. Owen (University of Southampton)
10:00109 Benchmarking Material's Safety in the Li-ion Battery Industry - Cathodes - P. Onnerud, J. Shi, R. Chamberlain, S.K. Singh, P. Ralbovsky, B. Barnett, and C. Lampe-Onnerud (Arthur D. Little, Inc.)
10:20110 Amorphous Iron Oxide as a New Lithium Intercalation Cathode - J. John Xu, G. Jain, and J. Yang (Rutgers)
10:40 Thirty-Minute Intermission -

Co-Chairs: M. Perry and E. Takeuchi

1:40111 Controlled Surface Oxidation of LK-702 Graphite Anode Material Using CO_2 - K. Takeuchi, A. Marschilok (SUNY at Buffalo), S. Davis, R. Leising, and E. Takeuchi (Wilson Greatbatch Technologies Inc.)
2:00112 Performance Characteristics of Lithium Ion Cells based on gamma-LiV2O5 - J. Swoyer, Y. Saidi, and J. Barker (Valence Technology, Inc.)
2:20113 Improved Performance of Surface/Chemically Modified LiMn2O4 Cathodes - A.M. Kannan and A. Manthiram (University of Texas at Austin)
2:40114 Multi-cycle Operations for Lithium Extraction-insertion in the Spinel Manganese Oxide Adsorbents - H.-I. Chen, M.-J. Lo, and Y.-Y. Lin (NCKU)
3:00115 A Study on Enhanced Structural Stability and Cyclability of Al-Dpoed Spinel LiMn2O4 - Z. Wei, Y. Shenglu, Z. Shengtao, P. Fusheng, and H. Zongqing (Chonqing University)
3:20116 Physical and Electrochemical Characterization of Layered Oxide Materials for High Power Application - J. Kim, S.-H. Kang, I. Belharouak, N. Patel, J. Liu, C. Chen, M. Stoll, and K. Amine (Argonne National Laboratory)
3:40117 New Solid Inorganic and Polymer Electrolytes. Non-Contact Methods of Investigation of their Conductivity - E. Shembel, P. Novak, V. Redko, V. Khandetsky, T. Pastushkin, O. Chervakov, Y. Kalynushkin (Ener1, Inc.), O. Kolomoyets, A. Kvasha, A. Balakin, and P. Grebenkin (Ukrainian State Chemical Technology University)
4:00118 Effect of Fumed Silica on Mechanical Properties and Ionic Conductivity of PMMA Gel Electrolytes - J. Ding, S. Wunder, and S. Wunder (Temple University)
4:20119 AuNi2Sn4 with R3m Space Group as a Model for Ternary Alloy Anodes for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries - A. Torgersen, A. Nazri, and D. Curtis (University of Michigan)
4:40120 Antimony-Based Intermetallics as New Anode Materials for Lithium Batteries - H. Inagaki and N. Takami (Toshiba Corporation)
5:00121 Properties of Lithium Vanadium Phosphate As a Cathode Material for Lithium-ion Batteries - J. Swoyer, M.Y. Saidi, J. Barker, G. Adamson, and H. Huang (Valence Technology, Inc.)
5:20122 Benchmarking Graphite Materials Used as Anodes in Lithium-Ion Batteries - P. Onnerud, J. Shi, S.K. Singh, R. Chamberlain, B. Barnett, and C. Lampe-Onnerud (Arthur D. Little, Inc.)
5:40123 The Thermal Impedance Spectroscopy on Li-Ion Batteries Using Heat-Pulse Response Analysis - E. Barsoukov, H. Lee, and H. Lee (Korea Kumho Petrochemical Co., Ltd.)

Wednesday, May 15, 2002

Co-Chairs: T. Fuller and E. Takeuchi

8:00124 Characterization of Pt/C Obtained from Synthesized Pt(NH_4)2Cl6 Supported on Carbon Black with Different Treatments - J. Verde-Gomez, V.H. Ramos-Sanchez, G. Alonso-Nunez, and A. Keer-Rendon (Centro de Investigacion en Materiales Avanzados)
8:20125 Toward Low-Cost Proton Exchange Membranes: Challenges and Commercial Opportunities - G. Wnek (Virginia Commonwealth University), S. Ehrenberg, and J. Serpico (Dais-Analytic Corp.)
8:40126 Steady State Water Model for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells - S. Tulyani, J. Moxley, and J. Benziger (Princeton University)
9:00127 Experimental Study of Transient Response for a PEMFC - S. Kim, W.-K. Lee, S. Shimpalee, and J. Van Zee (University of South Carolina)
9:20128 Temperature Programmed Desorption Studies of Electrocatalyst Layers for PEMFCs - A. Leavitt (State University of West Georgia) and P. Faguy (MicroCoating Technologies)
9:40129 Experimental Investigation of Spatial-Temporal Current Distribution in the Cathode of a PEM Fuel Cell using Segmented Electrodes - D. Natarajan and T. Nguyen (The University of Kansas)
10:00130 A New Diagnostic Tool for Liquid Water Management in PEM Fuel Cells Using Interdigitated Flow Fields - W. He and T. Nguyen (The University of Kansas)
10:20131 La0.8Sr0.2CoO3 Coated Nickel Cathodes for Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells - P. Ganesan, H. Colonmer, B. Haran, B. Popov, and R. White (University of South Carolina)
10:40 Thirty-Minute Intermission -

Co-Chairs: T. Fuller and E. Takeuchi

1:40132 An Investigation of the Impedance Rise in High-Power Li-ion Cells - I. Bloom, S. Jones, G. Henriksen (Argonne National Laboratory), C. Motloch, J. Christophersen, and J. Belt (Idaho National Environmental and Engineering Laboratory)
2:00133 Implications of Differential Capacity for the Analysis of Li-Ion Batteery Performance and Life Evaluations - R.B. Wright, J.C. Christophersen, J.R. Belt, C.G. Motloch, C.D. Ho (Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory), and I.D. Bloom (Argonne National Laboratory)
2:20134 Capacity Fade Studies of Li-ion Cells Cycled at Different Temperatures - B. Popov, P. Ramadass, B. Haran, and R. White (University of South Carolina)
2:40135 Pathway to Understanding Fading Mechanism in Lithium-Ion Batteries - B.Y. Liaw, R. Jungst, E.P. Roth, G. Nagasubramanian, H. Case, and D. Doughty (Sandia National Laboratories)
3:00136 Synthesis and Characterization of Thin Film Lithium-Ion Batteries Using Polymer Electrolytes - J. Maranchi, P. Kumta (Carnegie Mellon University), and A. Hepp (NASA Glenn Research Center)
3:20137 Effect of Chemical Properties of Poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) Binder on the Surface Chemistry and Electrochemical Behavior of the Anodes of Lithium Ion Batteries - M. Yoo, C. Frank (Stanford University), and S. Yamaguchi (Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation)
3:40138 Measurement of Electrolyte Transport Parameters in a Lithium Ion Battery - Q. Guo, V. Subramanian, J. Weidner, and R. White (University of South Carolina)
4:00139 Ionic Conduction of Lithium in B-site Substituted Perovskite Related Compounds,(Li0.1La0.3)yMxNb1-xO3 (M=Zr,Ti, Ta) - M. Nakayama, H. Ikuta, Y. Uchimoto, and M. Wakihara (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
4:20140 Lithium Ion Conduction in Solid Polymer Electrolyte Containing Borate Ester Groups - Y. Uchimoto, K. Suwa, Y. Kato (Tokyo Institute of Technology), S. Yokoyama, T. Yabe (NOF Corporation), H. Ikuta, and M. Wakihara (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
4:40141 Highly-Fluorinated, High-Performance Electrolytes For Lithium Batteries and Other Electrochemical Devices - S.H. Strauss (Colorado State University)
5:00142 Study of Polypropylene Separator Degradation in High-Power Lithium-Ion Cells - L. Norin, R. Kostecki, and F. McLarnon (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
5:20143 New Gel-type Polymer Electrolyte for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries - N. Oyama, Y. Fujimoto, O. Hatozaki (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology), K. Nishijima, and Y. Iwase (Du Pont-Mitsui Polychemicals Co., LTD)
5:40144 A 10 A-hr Prototype Lithium-Ion Battery System for Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Applications - S. Al-Hallaj (Illionois Inst. of Technology), A. Lateef, J.R. Selman (Illionois Institute of Technology), and R. Clarksean (Leading Technology Design, INC)

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Co-Chair: M. Perry

8:00145 Latest Advancements in the Conductivity Enhancement Graphite for Alkaline Batteries - I.V. Barsukov, P. Jurek, M. Gallego, T. Huerta, and P. Zaleski (Peter R. Carney Technology Center)
8:20146 Using a Chemical Physics Approach for Comprehensive Modeling of Battery Electrolytes - K. Gering (Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory)
8:40147 Comparison of Cycle Behavior of VRLA Cells in Positive- and Negative-Load Limiting Configurations - K. Bethune and B.Y. Liaw (University of Hawaii)
9:00148 Prodiction of Electrochemical Micro-Power Sources with Laser Engineerign - R. Wartena, C. Arnold, B. Pratap, A. Pique, and K. Swider-Lyons (Naval Research Laboratory)
9:20149 Micro Fuel Cell Based on Thick Photoresist - S.W. Cha, S.-J.J. Lee, R. O'Hayre, Y.-I. Park, Y. Saito, and F.B. Prinz (Stanford University)
9:40 Thirty-Minute Intermission -
10:20150 Analysis Technologies for Continuous Electrocatalyst Layer Fabrication: Future Expectations and Possible Approaches - P. Faguy (MicroCoating Technologies)
10:40151 Electrochemical Oxidation Properties of Metal and Oxide Catalysts for Methane in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell - K. Sato, K. Ogasa, N. Saito, H. Nishiyama, and Y. Inoue (Nagaoaka University of Technology)
11:00152 Significant Improvement of the Oxide Ion Conductivity in the Substituted La_0.9Sr0.1Ga1-x-yYxMgyO3-z Perovskite - G.V.M. Kiruthika (University of Liverpool) and U.V. Varadaraju (Indian Insitute of Technology Madras)
11:20153 Use of Metal Sulfides as Anode Catalysts in H2S SOFC - M. Liu, P. He, G. Wei, J. Luo, A. Sanger, and K. Chuang (University of Alberta)
11:40154 Dopant Incorporation in Proton Conducting Perovskites - J. Wu, L. Li, and S. Haile (California Institute of Technology)