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

October 12-October 16, 2003


Y1 - Surface Oxide Films

Physical Electrochemistry/Corrosion

Monday, October 13, 2003

Great Hall North, Ground Level

Redox Active Transition Metal Oxides and Hydrous Oxide Films

Co-Chairs: D. Burke and R. Hillman

10:001296 Electrocatalysis at Rh-based Mixed Oxide Electrodes - E. Guerrini and S. Trasatti (University of Milan)
10:401297 Investigation of Oxide Growth on Ruthenium and its Interactions with Copper - Y. Zhang, L. Huang, T. Arunagiri, R. Chan, R. Wallace, and O. Chyan (University of North Texas)
11:001298 Manganese Oxide Aerogel Films: Synthesis, Characterization, and Sensing Applications - M. Doescher, J. Pietron, J. Long, and D. Rolison (Naval Research Laboratory)
11:201299 EXAFS Studies of Anodic Tungsten Oxide Films - A.R. Hillman, S. Gurman, and N. Farley (University of Leicester)
11:401300 Microstructural and Electrochemical Study of Co Oxide Films Formed by the Sol-gel Technique - A.C. Co, J. Liu (University of Calgary), I. Serebrennikova (Energizer), and V.I. Birss (University of Calgary)

Passivating Oxide Films

Co-Chairs: V. Birss and S. Lillard

2:001301 Atomistic Modeling of the Passive Film on Iron - J. Atkin, S. Hendy, J. Mackay, N. Laycock (Industrial Research Ltd), H. Nanjo (AIST Tohoku), and M. Ryan (Imperial College)
2:401302 Experiment and Theory of Electronic Defects in Nanometer Thick Aluminum Oxide - J. Sullivan, D. Jennison, P. Schultz, and C. Barbour (Sandia National Laboratories)
3:00 Twenty-Minute Intermission
3:201303 Formation of Interfacial Defects by Anodic Oxidation of Aluminum - R. Huang, K. Hebert, S. Chumbley (Iowa State University), T. Gessmann, and K. Lynn (Washington State University)
3:401304 The Role of Chloride Ion in Passivity Breakdown on Nickel - D. Macdonald (Pennsylvania State University), S. Ahn, and H. Kwon (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
4:001305 Formation and Photo-electrochemical Characterization of Anodic Films on Different Valve-metal Alloys - M. Santamaria and F. Di Quarto (University of Palermo)
4:201306 Ellipsometric Study of Thin, Anodic Oxide Films on n-InP - D.N. Buckley, C. O'Dwyer, T. Melly (University of Limerick), M. Serantoni, D. Sutton, and S.B. Newcomb (Univerisity of Limerick)
4:401307 Electronic Properties and Mobile Defects Distribution in Amorphous Semiconducting Passive Films - F. Di Quarto and M. Santamaria (University of Palermo)
5:001308 Structure and Properties of Anodic Oxide Films Formed on Niobium - S. Ono, M. Baba, M. Shimoyama, and H. Asoh (Kogakuin University)

Tuesday, October 14, 2003

Noble Metal Oxides- Monolayers to Multilayers

Co-Chairs: D. Burke and R. Hillman

8:301309 Surface Crystallographic Orientation Dependence of Anodic Oxide Formation on Gold Single Crystalline Electrodes - I. Yagi, T. Awatani (Hokkaido University), T. Kondo (Ochanomizu University), K. Hanaoka, J. Morita, S. Takakusagi (Hokkaido University), K. Tamura, M. Takahashi, J. Mizuki (JAERI), and K. Uosaki (Hokkaido University)
8:501310 Autocatalysis by the Intermediate Surface Hydroxide Formed During H_2O2 Reduction on Ag(111) Electrodes - M. Danckwerts (Freie Universitat Berlin), S.L. Horswell, B. Pettinger (Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft), E. Savinova (Technische Universitat Munschen), K.G. Weil, and K. Doblhofer (Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft)
9:101311 Active Surface State Behavior of Metals and Oxides - L.D. Burke, L.M. Kinsella, and P.F. Nugent (University College Cork, Ireland)
9:30 Thirty-Minute Intermission
10:001312 In-situ Quartz Crystal Microbalance Investigation of Au Oxide Film Growth in Alkaline Solution - S. Xia and V. Xia (University of Calgary)

Corrosion of Oxide -Coated Metals

Co-Chairs: V. Birss and S. Lillard

10:201313 Voltammetric Measurement of Al2O3 Film Dissolution Kinetics in Aqueous Chloride Solutions - C.J. Boxley, J.J. Watkins, and H.S. White (University of Utah)
10:401314 Al_2O3-Ta2O5-ZrO2 Thin Films Having High Corrosion Resistance to Strong Acid and Alkali Solutions - K. Sugimoto, S. Katayama, N. Akao, and N. Hara (Tohoku University)
11:001315 Features of Copper Passivity in Alkaline Solutions - Y. Ein-Eli, E. Abelev, S. Janet, and D. Starosvetsky (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology)
11:201316 Anodic Oxides on IbSb(100) - Their Formation and Breakdown in Halogen-ion Containing KOH - S. Kleber (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg), M. Graham (National Research Council), and P. Schmuki (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg)
11:401317 Diffusion Effect on the Anodic Reactions of Tungsten - M. Anik, T. Cansizoglu, and S. Cevik (Osmangazi University)

Applications of Oxide Films

Co-Chairs: V. Birss and D. Burke

2:001318 Adsorption of Polyphosphonates on Native Aluminum Oxide - R.C. Bazito and D.A. Buttry (University of Wyoming)
2:201319 Fabrication of Oxide and Composite Films Using Metal and Polymer-metal Complexes - I. Zhitomirsky (McMaster University)
2:401320 The Presence of Oxides at the Surface of Metallic Electrodes Used for the Electrochemical Reduction of Nitrate - P. Desrochers and D. Belanger (UQAM)
3:00 Twenty-Minute Intermission
3:201321 The Oxidation of Alloy HT-9 During Immersion in Lead-Bismuth Eutectic and a Method for Measuring Instantaneous Corrosion Rate - S. Lillard (Los Alamos National Laboratory), C. Valot (Univ. Bourgogne), and R. Hanrahan (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
3:401322 Anodic Oxide Film Formation at Magnesium Alloy WE43 - S. Xia (University of Calgary), R. Rateick (Honeywell Engines and Systems), and V. Birss (University of Calgary)
4:001323 Chemical Etching of MRAM Permalloy Soft Layers: Role of Passive Films - E.J. O'Sullivan, D.W. Abraham, and A.G. Schrott (IBM Research Division)
4:201324 The Effect of Ultrasound on the Voltammetry of Copper in Alkaline Solution - D.J. Walton, M. Plattes, T.J. Mason, and J.P. Lorimer (Coventry University)

Exhibit Hall, Ground Level

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

o1325 Effect of Pr and Gd on the Formation of Anodic Films on Pb Electrodes in Sulfuric Acid Solution - H.-T. Liu (Fudan University)
o1326 OPS/Si Interface Morphology Dependent on HF Percent , Resistivity, and Current Density (for OPS Optical Micro-lens) - M.-L. Ha, S.-K. Yeo, and Y.-S. Kwon (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
o1327 Synthesis of Fe3O4 Thin Film via Novel Electrochemical Route - K.W. Chung and K.B. Kim (Yonsei University)

Wednesday, October 15, 2003

Great Hall North, Ground Level

Applications of Oxide Films

Co-Chairs: R. Hillman and S. Lillard

10:001328 Effect of Noble Metal on 304 SS Oxide in High Temperature Water - Y.-J. Kim (GE Global Research Center)
10:201329 Characterization of the Austenitic Stainless Steel 304L Behavior in Presence of Chlorides and Sulfates Ions: Influence of the Passive Layer on Stress Corrosion Cracking Susceptibility - E. Hachani (Ecole des Mines de Saint Etienne)
10:401330 Heat Radiation Effect of the Anodically Oxidized Zinc-Nickel Electroplated Steel Sheet - H. Nakamaru, S. Umino, and C. Kato (JFE Steel Corporation)
11:001331 36-nm Si Pillar Fabricated by Three-Dimensional (3D) Thermal Oxidation of Silicon - H. Amikawa, M. Suzuki, T. Izumida, H. Sakuraba, and F. Masuoka (Tohoku University)
11:201332 Study of Oxide Charge by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopic and C-V Measurements - T. Izumida, M. Suzuki, H. Amikawa, H. Sakuraba, and F. Masuoka (Tohoku University)