204th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society, Co-sponsored in Part by the Electronics Division of The American Ceramic Society

October 12-October 16, 2003


B1 - Battery and Energy Technology Joint Session

Battery/Energy Technology

Tuesday, October 14, 2003

Ireland B, Ground Level

Co-Chairs: G.E. Blomgren and Y. Shao-Horn

2:00170 Battery Research Award Address: Role of Particle Size and Morphology on Fuel Cells and Batteries - K. Kinoshita (CTECH Research)
2:30171 Oxygen Reduction Reaction Kinetics on Pt Based Alloys for PEM Fuel Cell Application - V. Srinivasamurthi and S. Mukerjee (Northeastern University)
2:45172 Study on Oxygen Reduction Kinetics in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells (PEFCs) at Elevated Temperatures - H. Xu, Y. Song, H.R. Kunz, and J. Fenton (University of Connecticut)
3:00173 Hydrogen Conversion to Methanol by Novel Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide - T. Kobayashi and H. Takahashi (The University of Tokyo)
3:15174 Thin-film Membrane Materials for Use in Microfabricated Direct Methanol Fuel Cells - C. Moore, J. Li, and P. Kohl (Georgia Institute of Technology)
3:30 Fifteen-Minute Intermission
3:45175 Method for Independent Evaluation of Working/Counter Electrode Performance in Microfluidic Electrochemical Systems: Analysis of a Membraneless Micro Fuel Cell - E. Choban, P. Waszczuk, and P. Kenis (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
4:00176 Rates of Adsorption, Desorption and Oxidation of CO on PEM Electrodes - L. Balasubramanian (General Motors Corporation), V. Sethuraman, and J. Weidner (The University of South Carolina)
4:15177 Electrocatalysis of Reformate Tolerance in a PEM Fuel Cell: Durability Issues in some Binary and Ternary Alloys - S. Mukerjee and R. Urian (Northeastern University)
4:30178 Liquid Water Management for PEM Fuel Cell Stacks - T. Nguyen, M. Knobbe, and G. Lin (University of Kansas)
4:45179 Development of Anode-Supported SOFC with Metallic Interconnector - Y. Baba, K. Ogasawara, H. Yakabe, Y. Matsuzaki, and T. Sakurai (Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.)
5:00180 Miniaturized Proton Exchange Fuel Cell in Micromachined Silicon Surface - G. D'Arrigo, C. Spinella (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche CNR-IMM), G. Arena, and S. Lorenti (ST-Microelectronics)
5:15181 Electrochemical Reforming of Fuel Cell Reformate - B. Lakshmanan and J. Weidner (The University of South Carolina)

Exhibit Hall, Ground Level

Technical Exhibit and Poster Session, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

o182 A New Synthetic Route of LiNixMnyCo(1XY)O2 as the Cathode Materials of Secondary Lithium-Ion Batteries - S.-H. Na, H.-S. Kim, J.-H. Shin, and S.-I. Moon (Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute)
o183 Conducting Materials for Cathode Used in Zinc Air Batteries - S.-W. Eom, J.-H. Kim, S.-I. Moon (Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute), and Y.-K. Sun (Hanyang University)
o184 TMHP- based Polymer Electrolyte for Nickel-Metal Hydride Battery - C. Wang (University of Wollongong), J. Sun (Monash University), H. Liu, and S. Dou (University of Wollongong)
o185 Electrochemical Characteristics of Lithium/Sulfur Battery - J.-K. Kim, J.-H. Ahn, H.-J. Ahn, K.-W. Kim (Gyeongsang Nation University), and J.-Y. Lee (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
o186 A Novel Lead-Tin-Rare Earth Alloy for VRLA Battery - H.-T. Liu (Fudan University)
o187 Hydrothermal Synthesis and Electrochemical Performance of Bi-doped Nano-MnO_2 - Z. Yuan, Z. Zhou (South China University of Technology), and W. Li (South China Normal University)
o188 Synthesis and Evaluation of Polyphenylene Derivatives with Various Acid Groups - S. Yanagimachi, Y. Takeoka, and M. Rikukawa (Sophia University)
o189 Fuel Cell Performance Using Proton Conducting Polymers Based on Hydrocarbon Polymers - K. Kaneko, Y. Takeoka, and M. Rikukawa (Sophia University)
o190 Synthesis and Evaluation of Poly(1,2,4-triazole) and Poly(1,3,4-oxadiazole)/H3PO4 Complexes - M. Kumagai, Y. Takeoka, and M. Rikukawa (Sophia University)
o191 Development of DMFC Uing Proton Conducting Polymers Based on Poly(phenylene) Derivatives - S. Aoki, Y. Takeoka, and M. Rikukawa (Sophia University)
o192 Characterization of n-Si/RbAg4I5 Interfaces by Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy - N. Ohta, K. Takada, T. Sasaki, and M. Watanabe (National Institute for Materials Science)
o193 Synthesis and Electrochemical Properties of Nano-sized Fe3O4 Electrode Materials for Supercapacitor Applications - K.W. Chung and K.B. Kim (Yonsei University)
o194 ISAM Organic Photovoltaic Thin Film Devices - P. Stevenson (Luna Innovations, Inc.), D. Topasna (Virginia Military Institute), M. Grimm, Y. Liu (Luna Innovations, Inc.), P. Deschatelets (University of Louisville), R. Heflin, M. Raum, K. Cheung, and M. Drees (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
o195 The Structural and Electrochemical Properties of LiCryMn1-yO2 Prepared by Sol-Gel Process - S.S. Lim, K.C. Yoo, and S.-G. Kang (Hoseo University)

Wednesday, October 15, 2003

Ireland B, Ground Level

Co-Chairs: D.A. Scherson and S. Mukherjee

10:00196 Effects of Humidity on Sr-doped LaMnO3/YSZ Cathode Behavior in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells - M. Sukeshini, B. Habibzadeh, B. Becker, C. Stoltz, O. Demircan, B. Eichhorn, and G. Jackson (University of Maryland)
10:15197 Thin Film Patterned Cathodes for SOFCs - G.J. la O', Y. Shao-Horn, J. Hertz, and H. Tuller (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
10:30198 Structural Predictions, Electronic and Energetic Calculations for Chevrel Phase Compounds Mg_xMo6S8. - K. Kganyago, P. Ngoepe (University of the North), and R. Catlow (The Royal Institution of Great Britain)
10:45199 Small Molecule Modified Photovoltaics Via First Principles Design - B. Dixon, R. Morris (Phoenix Innovation, Inc.), R. Raffaelle, and T. Gennett (Rochester Institute of Technology)
11:00200 Conductivity in Particulate Arrays: 2D-3D Transitions in Percolation, and Design of Thin Electrodes - A.M. Sastry and Y.-B. Yi (University of Michigan)
11:15201 Effect of Particle Arrangement and Composition of Conductivity of Coated Anodes: Pressing, Density and Performance of Li-ion Electrodes - A.M. Sastry, C.-W. Wang, Y.-B. Yi (University of Michigan), K. Striebel, and J. Shim (Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
11:30202 Computer Simulation of the Impedance Response of a Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Cathode - Q. Guo and R. White (University of South Carolina)
11:45203 The Universal Function for Performance Curve of Chemical Power Sources - M. Shen, J. Zhang, and K. Scott (University of Newcastle upon Tyne)

Co-Chairs: P.N. Kumta and D. Bernardi

2:00204 Transient Impedance Response of Electrochemical Power Sources - V. Subramanian (Tennessee Tech University), S. Devan, and R. White (University of South Carolina)
2:15205 Study of Charge Kinetics in Valve-Regulated Lead-Acid Cells - D. Bernardi (No affiliation), R. Ying, and P. Watson (General Motors Research and Development Center)
2:30206 Fuzzy Logic Modeling Of Fresh and Aged Automotive Lead Acid Battery - P. Singh (Villanova University), X. Wang (US Nanocorp, Inc.), and A. Salkind (University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey)
2:45207 A Two Step Chemical Approach to the Generation of High Surface Area Transition Metal Nitrides for Supercapacitor Application - D. Choi and P.N. Kumta (Carnegie Mellon University)
3:00208 Effect of Ni on Electrochemical Transformation/ Dissolution and Supercapacitive Behavior of Fe3O4 - K.W. Chung and K.B. Kim (Yonsei University)
3:15209 Electrochmically Prepared Ruthenium Oxide for Supercapacitor Application - I.-H. Kim, K.-W. Nam, and K.-B. Kim (Yonsei University)
3:30210 Charge Storage Mechanism of Ruthenium Oxide Nanoparticles - W. Sugimoto, T. Kizaki, K. Yokoshima, Y. Murakami, and Y. Takasu (Shinshu University)
3:45 Fifteen-Minute Intermission
4:00211 Electrochemical Supercapacitor Behavior of a Layered Ruthenium Oxide Hydrate - W. Sugimoto, H. Iwata, K. Yokoshima, Y. Murakami, and Y. Takasu (Shinshu University)
4:15212 Preparation and Electrochemical Supercapacitor Behavior of Ruthenium Oxide Nanosheets - W. Sugimoto, H. Iwata, K. Yokoshima, Y. Murakami, and Y. Takasu (Shinshu University)
4:30213 Design and Characteristics of MnO_2/Carbon Nanotube Supercapacitor - K. Iezumi, T. Kobayashi (The University of Tokyo), C.-J. Wen (Tokyo Institute of Technology), and H. Takahashi (The University of Tokyo)
4:45214 Titanium as a Cathode Material in Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor for High Voltage Pulse Discharge Application - X. Jiang and T. Strange (St. Jude Medical, Inc)
5:00215 Novel Hybrid Supercapacitor Based on Two Different Oxides - T. Brousse (Ecole polytechnique de l'Universite de Nantes) and D. Belanger (UQAM)
5:15216 Performance Studies of Li-ion Battery-Super Capacitor Hybrid Systems - G. Sikha, B. Popov, and R. White (University of South Carolina)

Thursday, October 16, 2003

Co-Chairs: J. Prakash and J. Weidner

8:30217 Nickel-Based Tubule Electrode Arrays From Electroless Synthesis with Template - H. Teng and Y.-L. Tai (National Cheng Kung University)
8:45218 Charge-Discharge Behaviors of an Oxygen Electrode for a Rechargeable Battery - M. Morimitsu, S. Ikeda, T. Ogawa, M. Matsunaga (Kyushu Institute of Technology), S. Taniguchi, and M. Takahashi (Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc.)
9:00219 Novel Electrode Design for High Rate Implantable Medical Cell Application - H. Gan and E. Takeuchi (Wilson Greatbatch Technologies, Inc.)
9:15220 The Role of Inhibitors on High Rate Alkaline Discharge Performance - M.E. Armacanqui (Rayovac Corporation)
9:30 Thirty-Minute Intermission
10:00221 Spectroscopic Investigation of the Reversible Behavior of Fe(VI) Batteries in Aqueous and Non-Aqueous Medium - W. Wen, W. Reiff, S. Mukerjee (Northeastern University), V. Naschitz, and S. Licht (Technion, Israel Institute of Technology)
10:15222 Performance Studies of 3D High Surface Area Catalyzed Carbon Microfiber Cathodes in a Magnesium-Hydrogen Peroxide Semi-Fuel Cell - R.R. Bessette (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth), C.J. Patrissi (Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC)), M.M. Dunnell, T.M. Arruda, and D.P. Gomes (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth)
10:30223 Analysis and Design of A Novel Control Method for Aluminum/Air Battery System - H. Knickle and X. Zhang (University of Rhode Island)
10:45224 Effect of Cell Gap on Current Density Distribution in an Aluminum/Air Cell - S. Yang and H. Knickle (University of Rhode Island)
11:00225 Preparation and Electrochemical Properties of Rock Salt Type Li1+xNi1/2Ti1/2O2 - H. Noguchi, D. Li, and T. Muta (Saga University)
11:15226 Charge-Discharge Cycle Behavior of Zn2SnO4-doped LiMn2O4 Cathode Material for Lithium-ion Secondary Battery - T. Yao, N. Ozawa, and Y. Kamitaka (Kyoto University)
11:30227 Electrochemical Study of Organosulfur-Polyaniline Composite Film Containing Metal Nanoparticles - S.-G. Park and J.-E. Park (Chungbuk National University)
11:45228 Novel Cathode Active Materials for Rechargeable Batteries: tert-Alkylnitroxide Radicals - S. Iwasa, N. Natori, Y.-J. Pu (Waseda University), K. Nakahara, J. Iriyama, M. Satoh (NEC Corporation), and H. Nishide (Waseda University)

Co-Chairs: A.M. Sastry and G.E. Blomgren

2:00229 Electrochemical Investigation of Ionic Liquids for Ambient Temperature Sodium Batteries - K. Kim, C. Lang, and P. Kohl (Georgia Institute of Technology)
2:15230 Ionic Liquid Based Polymer Gel Electrolytes for Lithium and Li-Ion Batteries - T. Sutto (NSWC-DD)
2:30231 Ionic Liquids in Micro-Power Sources - T. Sutto (NSWC-DD), C. Arnold (Princeton University), and A. Pique (Naval Research Laboratory)