A-12 Catalyst Layer 1

Tuesday, 3 October 2017: 13:40-18:20
National Harbor 3 (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center)
Chairs:
Natalia Macauley and Gen Inoue
13:40
(Invited) Microstructural Modeling of PEFC Catalyst Layer Performance and Durability
S. Ogawa, S. Komini Babu (Carnegie Mellon University), H. T. Chung, P. Zelenay (Los Alamos National Laboratory), E. Padgett, D. A. Muller (Cornell University), A. Kongkanand (General Motors, Fuel Cell Activities), and S. Litster (Carnegie Mellon University)
14:20
Improvement of Porous Structure of PEFC Catalyst Layer with Silica Pt/C By Inkjet Method
G. Inoue (Kyushu University), T. Nakamura, Y. Miyamoto, A. Kimura (Kyoto University), S. Takenaka (Doshisya University), and M. Kawase (Kyoto University)
14:40
Ionomer Binder-Dependent Degradation Behavior of Cathode Catalyst Layers in PEFCs
S. Cho (Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER), University of Science and Technology (UST)), S. D. Yim, and S. H. Park (Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER))
15:00
Gas-Surface Interaction Study of Oxygen Molecules on Ionomer Surface in Catalyst Layer
M. Nakauchi, T. Mabuchi (Tohoku University), T. Hori, Y. Yoshimoto, I. Kinefuchi (The University of Tokyo), H. Takeuchi (National Institute of Technology), and T. Tokumasu (Tohoku University)
15:20
Experimental Evaluation of Dominant Transport Resistances of Oxygen in Catalyst Layers of PEFC
Y. Tabe, T. Satake, T. Iiri, T. Hayashi, and T. Chikahisa (Hokkaido University)
15:40
Performance Changes in Stratified Fuel Cell Catalyst Layer with Ultra-Thin Membranes
N. Macauley, R. L. Borup, R. Mukundan, S. Komini Babu, D. Spernjak (Los Alamos National Laboratory), K. C. Neyerlin, S. S. Kocha (National Renewable Energy Laboratory), M. S. Wilson (Los Alamos National Laboratory), and S. Grot (Ion Power)
16:00
Intermission
16:20
Investigation of Microstructure and Pt Distribution in Catalyst Layer after Accelerated Degradation Test in PEMFC
R. Zeng, H. Zhang (GRINM Engineering Institute), L. Jiang (Grinm Engineering Institute), and X. Liu (GRINM Engineering Institute)
17:00
Rheological Characterization of Interparticle Interactions and Polymer Entanglements in Fuel Cell Catalyst Dispersions
S. A. Mauger, J. J. Stickel, K. Hurst, K. C. Neyerlin, and M. Ulsh (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
17:20
Novel Fuel Cell MEA Based on Pt-C Deposited by Magnetron Sputtering
A. Ostroverkh, V. Johanek, M. Dubau, P. Kus, K. Veltruska, M. Vaclavu (Charles University), R. Fiala (Central European Research Infrastructure Consortium), B. Smid, Y. Ostroverkh, and V. Matolin (Charles University)
17:40
Nano-Scale Simulation of Platinum Particle Dissolution, Re-Deposition, and Transport
S. Ogawa (Carnegie Mellon University), V. Yarlagadda, A. Kongkanand (General Motors, Fuel Cell Activities), and S. Litster (Carnegie Mellon University)
18:00
Meso-Structured Array Electrode for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells
S. Komini Babu, J. S. Spendelow, and R. L. Borup (Los Alamos National Laboratory)