Fundamental Understanding of Photocatalysis

Wednesday, 4 October 2017: 08:00-12:20
National Harbor 6 (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center)
Chairs:
Gary Wiederrecht and Eric L. Miller
08:00
Atomic Layer Deposited Transition Metal Oxide-Titania Alloys As Corrosion Resistant Schottky Contacts for Silicon Photoanodes
O. L. Hendricks, A. Meng, A. G. Scheuermann (Stanford University), P. K. Hurley (Tyndall National Institute, Cork, Ireland), P. C. McIntyre, and C. E. D. Chidsey (Stanford University)
08:20
On the Control of Electron Transfer Rates  through the Morphology of Nanoparticles
M. Spitler (Center for Photoconversion and Photocatalysis, U Wyoming)
08:40
On the Evaluation of Charge Transport and Reaction Kinetics in Z-Scheme Semiconductor Particles for Solar Water Splitting
R. Bala Chandran (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), S. Ardo (University of California, Irvine), and A. Z. Weber (Energy Conversion Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab)
09:00
A Physics-Based Model to Investigate Degradation-Related Performance Loss in Photoelectrochemical Devices
F. Nandjou and S. Haussener (Lab. of Renewable Energy Science & Engg. (LRESE), EPFL)
09:20
Evaluating Losses Associated with Single Hydrogen Bubbles on Photoelectrode Performance
A. E. Dorfi, D. V. Esposito, and A. C. West (Columbia University)
09:40
Break
10:00
(Invited) Photon-Density Dependence of Photocatalysis: Can Standard Electrode Potential be Applied to Particulate Photocatalysis?
B. Ohtani (Institute for Catalysis, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido Univ), S. Takeuchi (Graduate School of Environmental Science, Hokkaido Univ.), M. Takashima (Institute for Catalysis, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Environmental Science), and M. Takase (Graduate School of Engineering, Muroran Institute of Tech)
10:30
(Invited) X-Ray Spectroscopy of Energy-Relevant Material in Operando Condition
C. L. Dong (Department of Physics, Tamkang University)
11:00
Small Polaron Formation Leads to Intrinsic Photoexcited Charge Trapping in α-Fe2O
S. K. Cushing, L. M. Carneiro (UC Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab), M. Zuerch, H. T. Chang (UC Berkeley), and S. R. Leone (UC Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab)
11:40
Correlation Between Carrier Lifetime and Photolytic Performance of Nb-Doped TiO2 Single Crystals
T. Ozawa, H. Najima, M. Ichimura, and M. Kato (Nagoya Institute of Technology)
12:00
Mathematical Modelling of  a Micro-Photosynthetic Power Cell (µPSC): Applications in Design and Operating Conditions Optimization for Performance Enhancement
H. K. Tanneru (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras) and R. Rengaswamy (Indian Institute of Technology Madras)