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

October 12-October 16, 2003


Z1 - Fundamental Understanding of Electrode Processes in Memory of Professor Ernest B. Yeager

Physical Electrochemistry/Energy Technology

Monday, October 13, 2003

Great Hall Center, Ground Level

Oxygen Cathodes

Co-Chairs: J. Prakash and I.T. Bae

10:001333 Ernest B. Yeager - An Appreciation - R. Brodd (Broddarp of Nevada, Inc.) and A.J. Salkind (Rutgers University)
10:301334 Electrode Potential-Dependent Stages in OH(ads) Formation on Pt3Cr Alloy (111) Surfaces - J. Roques and A. Anderson (Case Western Reserve University)
11:001335 Dioxygen Electroreduction on Carbon Materials - D. Tryk, C. Cabrera (Univ. of Puerto Rico), A. Fujishima (Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology), and N. Spataru (Institute of Physical Chemistry)
11:151336 Molecular Oxygen And Methanol Interaction With Platinum Electrode In Acid Electrolyte - D. Chu (US Army Research Laboratory)
11:301337 The Kinetics of the Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Steel in Alkaline Solution - D. Gervasio (Arizona State University) and J. Payer (Case Western Reserve University)
11:451338 One Dimensional Diffusion-Controlled Kinetic Model for Oxygen Reduction - J. Prakash and W. Mustain (Illinois Institute of Technology)

Fuel Cells

Co-Chairs: D. Chu and M. Enayetullah

2:001339 A Review of the Electrode Kinetics of PEM Fuel Cell Reactions - S. Sarangapani and F. Luczak (ICET, Inc.)
2:301340 Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Methanol on High Surface Area Unsupported Catalysts - K. Jambunathan (Penn State University), R. Liu (Nuvant Systems Inc.), L. Pan, E. Dickey (Penn State University), E. Smotkin (Nuvant Systems Inc.), and T. Mallouk (Penn State University)
2:451341 Gravimetrical Determination of Methanol Crossover Through Nafion 117 Electrolyte Membrane in a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell - R. Jiang and D. Chu (U. S. Army Research Laboratory)
3:001342 Mechanistic and Bifurcation Analysis of Anode Potential Oscillations in PEM Fuel Cells with CO in Anode Feed - J. Zhang, J. Fehribach, and R. Datta (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
3:151343 Fuel Cells Operating in the “Gap” Temperature Regime - Y. Sun (NuVant Systems, Inc.), U. Rao (Illinois Institute of Technology), R. Liu (NuVant Systems, Inc.), R. Viswananthan (Illinois Institute of Technology), and E. Smotkin (University of Puerto Rico)
3:30 Fifteen-Minute Intermission
3:451344 Manufacturing Process for Low-Cost PEM Fuel Cells - M. Enayetullah, P. Osenar, P. Sabin, and N. Lauder (Protonex Technology Corporation)
4:001345 Sequential and Simultaneous Electrodeposition of Pt-Ru Electrocatalysts on HOPG Substrate - C. Cabrera, R. Felipe, and M. Tatiana (University of Puerto Rico)
4:151346 Lifetime Studies of Catalyst Activity and Microstructure In a PEMFC - X. Cheng, C. Peng, Y. Ma, L. Chen, Y. Zhang (Xiamen University), and Q. Fan (Gas Technology Institute)
4:301347 Thermal Effusivity Measurements: A Simple, Rapid and Non-destructive Technique for Characterizing Gas Diffusion Electrodes - P. Faguy, A. Menjak, and T. Hopper (Energy Conversion Devices)
4:451348 FTIR Studies and Kinetic Modeling of Oxygen Reduction on Cathode Materials for SOFCs - Q. Wu, H. Abernathy, and M. Liu (Georgia Institute of Technology)
5:001349 Numerical Simulation of CO2 Solid Oxide Electrolysis Mechanisms - G. Tao, K. Sridhar, and C. Chan (The University of Arizona)

Tuesday, October 14, 2003

In Situ Spectroscopy

Co-Chairs: D. Scherson and I.T. Bae

8:001350 The Legacy of Professor Ernest B. Yeager - J. Payer (Case Western Reserve University)
8:301351 In Situ and Ex Situ Measurements in Electrochemical Surface Science - C. Rhee, M. Wakisaka, C. Johnston, C. Vericat, A. Wieckowski (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), H. You, and Y. Tolmachev (Argonne National Laboratory)
9:001352 In situ Determination of O(H) Adsorption Sites on Pt Based Alloy Electrodes Using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy - M. Teliska, D. Ramaker (George Washington University), V. Srinivasamurthi, and S. Mukerjee (Northeastern University)
9:151353 Carbon Monoxide Adsorption on Bimetallic Ruthenium-Platinum Surfaces Prepared by Chemical Vapor Deposition: Fourier Transform Infrared Reflection Absorption Spectroscopy (IRAS) Studies in Ultrahigh Vacuum - N. Yee, G. Chottiner, and D. Scherson (Case Western Reserve University)
9:30 Thirty-Minute Intermission
10:001354 The Electrochemical Oxidation Of Sulfite On Gold: Uv-Visible Reflectance Spectroscopy At A Rotating Disk Electrode - Y. Tolmachev (Argonne National Laboratory,) and D. Scherson (Case Western Reserve University,)
10:301355 In Situ Potential-Dependent FTIR Emission Spectroscopy: A Novel Probe for High Temperature Fuel Cell Interfaces - P. Faguy (Energy Conversion Devices), X. Lu, and M. Liu (Georgia Institute of Technology)
11:001356 A New Design of an In Situ ATR-FTIR Method and Its Applications - S. Moon, C. Bock, and B. MacDougall (National Research Council of Canada)
11:151357 New Electrode System by using Three Dimensionally Ordered Macroporous Li+ Ion Conductor - N. Akutagawa (Tokyo Metropolitan University), Y.-H. Rho (Japan Science and Technology Corporation), and K. Kanamura (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
11:451358 Thermal Studies of Li-ion Electrodes at Elevated Temperatures - H. Yang, H. Bang, H. Joachin (Illinois Institute of Technology), K. Amine (Argonne National Laboratory), and J. Prakash (Illinois Institute of Technology)

Advanced Batteries

Co-Chairs: D.A. Tryk and C. Fierro

2:001359 Structural Properties of Nonstoichiometric LiMyMn2-yO4-d (M=Cr,Co) - M. Wakihara, M. Kaneko, H. Ikuta, and Y. Uchimoto (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
2:301360 Thermal Investigation of Li-ion Cell using Isothermal Microcalorimeter - H. Yang, H. Bang, and J. Prakash (Illinois Institute of Technology)
2:451361 Thermodynamics of Lithium Intercalation into Graphites and Disordered Carbons. - Y. Reynier, R. Yazami, and B. Fultz (California Institute of Technology)
3:001362 Evaluation of Real Interface Area Between Graphite Particles and Electrolyte - H. Yang, H. Bang, and J. Prakash (Illinois Institute of Technology)
3:151363 Evaluation of Performance Change in Lithium-ion Cells Using a Multiple Sigmoid Model (MSM) - K. Gering, J. Christophersen, R. Wright (INEEL), and T. Duong (U.S. DOE)
3:301364 Comparison of Heat Generation of Li_xMn2O4 Spinel measured by Isothermal Micro Calorimetry and Entropy Measurements - H.J. Bang, H. Yang, and J. Prakash (Illinois Institute ofTechnology)
3:45 Fifteen Minute Intermission
4:001365 A Band Model Picture for a Chemi-conducting Passive film on Iron - B. Cahan (Case Western Reserve University)
4:301366 The Role of Specific Adsorption of Anions in Surface Electrochemistry - B. Blizanac, M. Arenz, V. Stamenkovic (University of California), C. Lucas (University of Liverpool), P. Ross, and N. Markovic (University of California)
4:451367 Spontaneous deposition of Au on Ru(0001) - M. Vukmirovic (Brookhaven National Laboratory), S. Brankovic (Seagate Technology LLG), and R. Adzic (Brookhaven National Laboratory)

Exhibit Hall, Ground Level

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

o1368 Electrochemical Oxidation of Chalcopyrite in Chloride Solutions - J. Alcala-Vela, L. Sobral, and R. Santos (Centro de Tecnologia Mineral)
o1369 Pt3Cr Alloy Effect on the Reversible Potential of OH(ads) Formation from H2O(ads): Comparison with Pure Pt(111) Surface - J. Roques and A. Anderson (Case Western Reserve University)

Wednesday, October 15, 2003

Great Hall Center, Ground Level

Fundamental Electrochemistry

Co-Chairs: P. Faguy and D. Gervasio

10:001370 Effect of the Redox Potential of Substituted Cobalt Phthalocyanines Adsorbed on Graphite on Their Activity for the Electrooxidation of Mercaptoacetic Acid - J. Claussen, G. Ochoa, M. Gulppi, and J.H. Zagal (Universidad de Santiago de Chile)
10:301371 Electronic Structure of the Tunneling Gap at Solid / Liquid Interfaces - W. Schindler, M. Hugelmann, P. Hugelmann, and E. Bucharsky (University of Karlsruhe)
10:451372 Epitaxial Growth of Semiconductor Thin Layers on Ag and Cu Electrodes in Solution - J. Inukai and K. Itaya (Tohoku University)
11:001373 Electrochemical Behavior of Prussian Blue Monolayer on a Gold Electrode and its Electrocatalytic Activity for NADH Oxidation - J. Li and L. Shi (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
11:151374 On Kinetics of Zn-Cu Alloy Formation on Cu Electrodes in Alkaline Solutions - I.T. Bae (Gillette Advanced Technology Center)