2004 Joint International Meeting

October 3-October 8, 2004


Q1 - Applications of Nanomaterials in High Performance Batteries and Fuel Cells

Energy Technology/Fullerenes, Nanotubes, and Carbon Nanostructures/Physical Electrochemistry

Monday, October 4, 2004

Tapa 3, Level 2, Tapa Convention Center

Nanocarbon Materials

Co-Chairs: J. Prakash and T. Abe

10:001491 Nanoscale Solid Polymer Electrolytes and Integrated Nanostructured Energy-Storage Architectures Obtained from Electropolymerization - C. Rhodes, J. Long, M. Doescher, and D. Rolison (Naval Research Laboratory)
10:201492 C-MEMS/CNTs Electrode Arrays for 3D Microbatteries - C. Wang, R. Zaouk, L. Taherabadi, M. Madou (University of California, Irvine), V. Kayastha, and Y.K. Yap (Michigan Technological University)
10:401493 Synthesis of Pt on carbon nanotubes by intermittent microwave heating technique - Z. Tian, H. Meng, and P.K. Shen (Sun Yat-Sen University)
11:001494 Sulfur-functionalized carbon aerogel supports for noble-metal fuel-cell catalysts - J. Long, W. Baker, R. Stroud, and D. Rolison (Naval Research Laboratory)
11:201495 High Performance Fuel Cell Electrodes using Solid-phase Synthesized Carbon Nanostructured Materials - T. Hyeon, S. Han, B. Jang, Y.-E. Sung, and K.-W. Park (Seoul National University)
11:401496 Carbon Nanotube Electrodes for Methanol Fuel Cells - K. Vinodgopal (Indiana University Northwest), G. Kumar (University of Notre Dame), M. Rettker, R. Underhile (Indiana University Northwest), D. Meisel, and P. Kamat (University of Notre Dame)

Pt-based Nanomaterials for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells

Co-Chairs: S. Deki and R. Adzic

14:001497 Catalytic Activity of Pt/PPy Composite Prepared from Direct Reduction Process through Polymerization of Polypyrrole - S. Deki, H. Takahashi, M. Mizuhata (Kobe University), S. Kuwabata, and S. Kuwabata (Osaka University)
14:201498 Structural and Electronic properties of Platinum Nanoparticle Surface Studied by in situ x-ray Diffraction and in situ x-ray Absorption Spectroscopy - H. Imai, R. Yuge, K. Izumi, and Y. Kubo (NEC Corporation)
14:401499 In-situ FTIR and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Operating Hydrogen/Air and Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Nanostructured Anode Catalysts - E. Smotkin (University of Puerto Rico), E.-H. Chung, S. Stoupin, S. Cattopadhyay, and C. Segre (Illinois Institute of Technology)
15:001500 Measuring Electrochemical Oxygen Reduction Activity at the Pt-Nafion Interface Using a Solid State Oxygen-Oxygen Cell - H. Ekstrom, D. Lindstrom (The Royal Institute of Technology), P. Hanarp, E. Fridell (Chalmers University), G. Lindbergh, and A. Lundblad (The Royal Institute of Technology)
15:20 Twenty-Minute Intermission
15:401501 Peroxide and Oxygen Reduction On Nanostructured Electrode Surfaces - A. Gewirth, X. Li, and J. Kim (University of Illinois)
16:001502 Ultra-Low Pt Loading Electrocatalysts for H_2/CO and Methanol Oxidation - K. Sasaki, M. Vukmirovic (Brookhaven National Laboratory), F. Uribe (Los Alamos National Laboratory), and R. Adzic (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
16:201503 Amorphous Ni-Zr-platinum group element alloys for oxidation of hydrogen - K. Hashimoto, S. Megurro (Tohoku Institute of Technology), and K. Izumiya (Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding Co., Ltd)
16:401504 Characterization Of Nanocrystalline Fuel Cell Catalysts by X-ray Profile Fitting Methods - F. Garzon and E. Brosha (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Tuesday, October 5, 2004

Metal and Oxide Nanomaterials for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells

Co-Chairs: B. MacDougall and W. Sugimoto

08:001505 High Energy Ball-Milling: Synthesis of Nanocrystalline Pt-Ru Catalysts for PEMFC and DMFC - M.-C. Denis, D. Guay, J.-P. Dodelet (INRS-EMT), C. Bock, and B. MacDougall (ICPET, NRC)
08:201506 Ultrahigh Surface Area Catalyst Nanospheres of Pt and Pt/Ru Formed by Electrodeposition - T. Knutson and W. Smyrl (University of Minnesota)
08:401507 Sequential and Simultaneous Electrodeposition of Pt-Ru Electrocatalysts on HOPG, GC, and GDL Substrates - C. Cabrera, F. Rodríguez, and T. Morante (University of Puerto Rico)
09:001508 Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy of PtRu/C Thin Film Electrodes - W. Sugimoto, K. Aoyama, T. Kawaguchi, Y. Murakami, and Y. Takasu (Shinshu University, Faculty of Textile Science and Technology)
09:201509 Non Noble Metal Chalcogenides as Promising Candidates for Oxygen Reduction Reaction Catalysts in Fuel Cell Applications - J. Ziegelbauer, Y. Garsany, and S. Mukerjee (Northeastern University)
09:40 Twenty-Minute Intermission
10:001510 Novel Non Precious Metal Catalyst for PEMFC Applications - S.P. Kumaraguru, N. Subramanian, H. Colon, K. Hansung, and B. Popov (University of South carolina)
10:201511 Electrocatalyst Materials For PEM Fuel Cells Based On Iron Or Vanadium Substituted Heteropoly Acids - A.M. Herring, M.-C. Kuo, R.J. Stanis, B.R. Limoges (Colorado School of Mines), and J.A. Turner (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
10:401512 Oxidation of methanol at the nanostructured film of polyoxometallate-linked ruthenium-stabilized platinum nanoparticles - P.J. Kulesza, M. Chojak (University of Warsaw), R. Wlodarczyk (Czestochowa University of Technology), R. Marassi (Universita di Camerino), K. Karnicka, and K. Miecznikowski (University of Warsaw)
11:001513 Hydrous Ruthenium Oxide-Supported Pt and Pt-Ru Catalysts for the Oxidation of Methanol - Y. Murakami, Y. Izawa, T. Kawaguchi, W. Sugimoto, and Y. Takasu (Shinshu University)
11:201514 Mesoporous Pt-Carbon Nanocomposite arrays as a methanol-tolerant cathode material of DMFC - W.C. Choi, M.K. Jeon, and S.I. Woo (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
11:401515 Catalytic Activity of Ultra-fine Gold Particles Deposited on Pt/MoO_x/C for Electro-oxidation of Methanol - K. Miyazaki, K. Matsuoka, Y. Iriyama, T. Abe, and Z. Ogumi (Kyoto University)

Metal and Oxide Nanomaterials for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells and Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Co-Chairs: Y. Murakami and H. Fukunaga

14:001516 Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Glucose on Ag upd Au Film Electrode - I. Taniguchi and C. Jin (Kumamoto University)
14:201517 Effect of Particle Size on Performance of Palladium Catalyzed Formic Acid Fuel Cells - Y. Zhu, Z. Khan, and R. Masel (Renew Power, Inc)
14:401518 Methanol Oxidation of Ultra-fine Gold Deposited Catalysts - K. Matsuoka, Y. Iriyama, T. Abe, and Z. Ogumi (Graduate School of Kyoto University)
15:001519 Size- and Crystallographic-Orientation Controls of Electrochemically Prepared Au Nanoparticles - M.S. El-Deab (Tokyo Institute of Technology), T. Sotomura (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.), and T. Ohsaka (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
15:20 Twenty-Minute Intermission
15:401520 Nanostructured Manganese Oxide Catalysts Prepared by Pulsed Laser Ablation - H. Sasaki, N. Suzuki, Y. Morinaga, and Y. Yamada (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
16:001521 Template Synthesis of Arrays of Nano Fuel Cells - K. Lux (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
16:201522 Low Temperature Processing of Composite Anode for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells - T. Suzuki, V. Petrovsky, P. Jasinski, and H. Anderson (University of Missouri-Rolla)
16:401523 Fabrication of Si-based Thin Film Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) - M. Nakamura, H. Huang, R. Fasching, Y. Saito, and F. Prinz (Stanford University)
17:001524 manufacturing of nanosized YSZ and Other Ceramic Oxides with Enhanced Sintering Properties - J. Prochazka, B. Sabacky, and T. Spitler (Altair Nanomaterials, Inc.)
17:201525 Manufacturing of Porous Hollow Spherical Structures of Nanosized YSZ and High Temperature Conductive Ceramic Oxides. - J. Prochazka, T. Spitler, and B. Sabacky (Altair Nanomaterials, Inc.)

Coral Lounge, Level 6, Mid Pacific Conference Center

Tuesday Evening Poster Session and Technical Exhibit

Co-Chairs: J. Prakash and T. Abe

o1526 Anode Products of A Direct Ethanol PEM Fuel Cell in A Circulating Fuel Operation Mode - K. Taneda and Y. Yamazaki (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
o1527 PEFC Electrode Catalysts Supported on Nanocrystalline Semiconducting Oxides - T. Kuroki, K. Sasaki, H. Kusaba, and Y. Teraoka (Kyushu University)
o1528 Segmented graphite nano fibers supported catalysts for direct methanol fuel cell - I.-S. Park and Y.-E. Sung (Seoul National University)
o1529 Electronically Conducting Hybrid Nanomaterial as High Performance Catalyst Support for Methanol Oxidation - R. Bashyam, R. Thampi, J.-M. Bonard, H.-J. Mathieu, N. Xanthopoulos (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)), and V. Balasubramaniam (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras)
o1530 Variations in MnO2 electrodeposition solutions - J. Broughton and M. Brett (University of Alberta)
o1531 PEFC Electrode Catalysts Supported on Carbon Nanofibers: Nanostructure and catalytic properties - K. Shinya, K. Sasaki, H. Kusaba, and Y. Teraoka (Kyushu University)