24th Canadian Materials Science Conference


Wednesday AM

MESSEB2202

Materials for Energy Storage

Chair(s) - Guoxian Liang, Andy Sun

08:10 Welcome by Amit Chakma, President, Western University, in SEB1200

08:20 Metals Physics Award Lecture presented by Mahesh Chaturvedi, University of Manitoba, in SEB1200

This session is generously sponsored by Phostech Lithium, a part of the Clariant Group

09:20 00001 Technical Challenges in Making Olivine Structured Lithium Metal Phosphate Cathode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries *$Liang G.
10:00 00002 3D Porous LiFePO4 and its Composites with Nanostructured Carbon as Cathode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries Used in Electric Vehicles Yang J.L., Wang J.J., Wang D.N., Li X.F., Liang G., Gauthier M., Li R.Y., *Sun X.
10:20 00003 SnO2/Graphene Nanocomposites with Enhanced Performance as Anodes for Lithium Ion Batteries Wang D.N., Yang J.L., Li X.F., Wang J.J., Li R.Y., Cai M., Sham T.K., *Sun X.
10:40 Coffee Break
11:00 00004 Advanced Non-Precious Oxygen Catalysts for Metal-Air Batteries Chen Z.
11:40 00005 Graphene and N-Doped Graphene as Cathodes for Li-Air Batteries Li Y., Wang J., Li X., Geng D., Norouzi Banis M., Li R., *Sun X.
12:00 00006 Graphene Nanosheet Supported Iron Catalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in PEM Fuel Cells Choi J., *Chen Z.
12:20 00007 Evaluation of Residual Stresses in Suspension Plasma Sprayed Electrolyte on Metal-Supported SOFCs Macwan A., *Chen D.L., Marr M., Kesler O.
12:40 00008 Titanium Nitride Coated Carbon Nanotubes as Core-Shell Nanostructured Electrocatalyst Supports for Fuel Cell Applications Higgins D.C., Choi J., Wu J., *Chen Z.
13:00 End of Session

MCM1SEB1200

Mechanical Metallurgy

Chair(s) - Jeff Wood

08:10 Welcome by Amit Chakma, President, Western University

Metals Physics Award Lecture presented by Mahesh Chaturvedi, University of Manitoba

08:20 00009 Addition of Boron in Nickel Superalloys - a Blessing or a Curse *$Chaturvedi M.C.
09:20 00010 Microstructural and Atomistic Approaches to Designing Coatings for Lightweight Materials Alpas A.T.
10:00 00011 Characterization of Zinc Coating-Steel Substrate Interface of Galvanized CMn Steels Alibeigi S., McDermid J.R.
10:20 00012 Corrosion Behaviour of Alumix 321 Powder Metallurgy Alloy in Saline Solution Ibrahim A., *Kipouros G.J., Bishop D.P.
10:40 Coffee Break
11:00 00013 Materials Selection and Optimization for Wildlife Monitoring in Marine or Harsh Environments $Hsiao A.C.
11:20 00014 Recrystallization in a Bi-Layer AA3xxx-AA6xxx Alloy System Liao L.H., Jin H.O., Esmaeili S.
11:40 00015 Polychromatic X-Ray Microscopic Studies of Microscopic Strains Produced During Incipient Stress Corrosion Cracking in Alloy 600 *$McIntyre N.S., Chao J., Carcea A., Ulaganathan J., Newman R.C., Tamura N., Kunz M.
12:00 End of Session

NAN1SEB2200

Nanomaterials

Chair(s) - Rob Lipson

08:10 Welcome by Amit Chakma, President, Western University, in SEB1200

08:20 Metals Physics Award Lecture presented by Mahesh Chaturvedi, University of Manitoba, in SEB1200

09:20 00016 Donor-Acceptor Polymer Semiconductors for Organic Electronics *$Li Y.
10:00 00017 The Interface between P/N Semiconductors in Organic Solar Cells Zhao C.X., Deng L.L., Ma M.Y., *$Xu G.
10:20 00018 A Stable Hole Transporting Material for Solid State Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Deng L.L., Zhao C.X., Ma M.Y., Wang K., *$Xu G.
10:40 Coffee Break
11:00 00019 Optical Characteristics of GaAs Nanowire Solar Cells $Hu Y., *LaPierre R.R., He J.
11:20 00020 Prediction of the Active Layer Nanomorphology in Polymer Solar Cells using Molecular Dynamics Simulation Ashrafi Khajeh A.A., Shankar K., *$Choi P.
11:40 00021 CZTS Nanocrystal Synthesis via a One-Pot Method for Use in Absorbing Layers in Solar Cells Vaccarello D., Tapley A., $Ding Z.F.
12:00 00022 Thin Film Design for Organic Photovoltaic Applications of Boron Subphthalocyanines *Castrucci J.S., $Bender T.P.
12:20 00023 AC Electrophoresis as a Method for Nanoparticle Handling and Device Fabrication *Marzbanrad E., Hu A., $Zhou N.
12:40 End of Session

NUMSEB1059

Nuclear Materials

Chair(s) - Robert Klassen

08:10 Welcome by Amit Chakma, President, Western University, in SEB1200

08:20 Metals Physics Award Lecture presented by Mahesh Chaturvedi, University of Manitoba, in SEB1200

09:20 00024 Nuclear Materials Research at Queen's University Holt R.A.
10:00 00025 The Effect of Microstructure on the Performance of CANDUÓ Reactor Pressure Tubes Griffiths M., Bickel G.A., Walters L., Fluke A.I., Woo O.T., Buyers A.W
10:40 Coffee Break
11:00 00026 Irradiation Induced Phase and Microstructure Change in CANDU Spacer Materials Inconel X-750 *Zhang H., Yao Z.
11:20 00027 Anisotropic Deformation of Zr Ion Irradiated Zr-2.5%Nb Micro-Pillars Oviasuyi R.O., *Klassen R.J.
11:40 00028 A Phase Field Crystal Model of Ballistic Mixing in Irradiated Materials *Ofori-Opoku N., Hoyt J.J., $Provatas N.
12:00 00029 Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Displacement Cascades in alpha-Zr within Macroscopic Strain Field Di S., *Yao Z.
12:20 00030 Characterization of the Deformation Kinetics of Zr-2.5%Nb CANDU Pressure Tube Material using Displacement Rate Change Micro-Indentation Bose B., Diak B.J., Klassen R.J.
12:40 End of Session


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