APPENDIX B
Committee Meetings and Activities

1. Committee Meeting, June 7–8, 1990, Washington, D.C.

The following presentations were made to the committee:

Overview of the DOE Solar Thermal Program

F. Wilkins, DOE

Review of Genesis of the Study and Statement of work for the Committee

B. Gupta, SERI

Overview of International Activities and Alternative Applications

B. Gupta, SERI

Fundamental Photon/Matter Interaction of Interest to the Study

D. Blake, SERI

Laser Pumping

R. Winston, University of Chicago

Water Detoxification

D. Blake, SERI

Chemical Waste Detoxification

Craig Tyner, SNL

Materials Processing

R. Pitts, SERI

Brief Description of High Solar Flux Facilities

Craig Tyner, SNL

Review of DOE Energy Research in Photochemistry

M. Gress, DOE



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Potential Applications of Concentrated Solar Photons APPENDIX B Committee Meetings and Activities 1. Committee Meeting, June 7–8, 1990, Washington, D.C. The following presentations were made to the committee: Overview of the DOE Solar Thermal Program F. Wilkins, DOE Review of Genesis of the Study and Statement of work for the Committee B. Gupta, SERI Overview of International Activities and Alternative Applications B. Gupta, SERI Fundamental Photon/Matter Interaction of Interest to the Study D. Blake, SERI Laser Pumping R. Winston, University of Chicago Water Detoxification D. Blake, SERI Chemical Waste Detoxification Craig Tyner, SNL Materials Processing R. Pitts, SERI Brief Description of High Solar Flux Facilities Craig Tyner, SNL Review of DOE Energy Research in Photochemistry M. Gress, DOE

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Potential Applications of Concentrated Solar Photons 2. Committee Meeting and Workshop, November 7–9, 1990, Golden, Colorado Session 1: Water Treatment: Advanced Photooxidation Processes Chair: David Ollis Speakers: William Glaze, University of North Carolina "Advanced Oxidation Technology Fundamentals: UV/Ozone and UV/H2O2" Arthur Nozik, Solar Energy Research Institute "Mechanistic Studies of the Photocatalytic Behavior of TiO2 Particles in a Photoelectrochemical Slurry Cell and the Relevance to Photodetoxification Reactions" Craig Turchi, Solar Energy Research Institute "Effect of Light Intensity on Photocatalytic Reaction" Gary Peyton, University of Illinois "A Comparison of the Advanced Oxidation Processes with Semiconductor-Catalyzed Photooxidation" Jack Zeff, Ultrox, Inc. "Ultrox Operating Experiences with UV/Oxidation; Economics" Hal Link, Solar Energy Research Institute "Solar Photocatalyzed Process Economics" Hussain Al-Ekabi, NuLite, Canada "Photocatalyzed Removal of Multiple Contaminants from Water" Mark Mehos, Solar Energy Research Institute "Immobilized Catalysts in Solar Concentrators" James Pacheco, Sandia National Laboratories "Photocatalysts With Large-Scale Trough Collectors" Rapporteur: Richard G. Zepp, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Discussion: Session participants Issues: Chemistry, Catalysts and Oxidants, Concentrators, Economics Session 2: Waste Treatment Chair: Adel Sarofim Speakers: Barry Dellinger, University of Dayton "High-Temperature Photochemistry Induced by Concentrated Solar Radiation" Wing Tsang, National Institute of Standards and Technology "Chemical Processes During Incineration and Implications of Detoxification of Hazardous Waste Using Solar Photons"

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Potential Applications of Concentrated Solar Photons John F. Cooper, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory "Hazardous Mixed Wastes" Peter Daly, Chemical Waste Management "Economics of Waste Destruction" Terry Galloway, Synthetica Technologies, Inc. "Waste Destruction by Very High-Temperature Steam Reforming" Rapporteur: Alan Pasternak, Energy Consultant Discussants: Ron Kagel, Dow Chemical Company Tom Milne, Solar Energy Research Institute Session 3: Materials Processing and Synthesis Chairs: Michael Tenhover/J. Lambert Bates Speakers: W.D. Sproul, Northwestern University "Surface Engineering" George Fenske, Argonne National Laboratory "Application of Energetic Particles to Coating Adhesion and Properties" Roland Pitts, Solar Energy Research Institute "Surface Modification Technologies Using Concentrated Solar Photons" Greg Kolb, Sandia National Laboratories "Economic Comparisons of Alternative Sources" Rapporteur: Bruce M. Clemens, Stanford University Discussants: Michael Aziz, Harvard University M. Nastasi, Los Alamos National Laboratory Kurt Sickafus, Los Alamos National Laboratory Plenary Session Paul Kesselring, Paul Scherrer Institute "Status of European R&D in Solar Chemistry and Industrial Interest in This Technology" Rapporteur Reports of Sessions 1-3 Session 4: Solar Pumping of Lasers Chairs: Michael Tenhover/Kamal Araj Speakers: Roland Winston, University of Chicago "Overview of the University of Chicago Work"

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Potential Applications of Concentrated Solar Photons Walter Christiansen, University of Washington ''Blackbody-Pumped Lasers" Ja H. Lee, NASA, Langley "Solar-Pumped Lasers and Their Applications" Rapporteur: Lloyd Chase, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Discussion Session 5: Photochemical Synthesis Chair: Veronica Vaida Speakers: John Connolly, Solar Energy Research Institute "Photophysics and Photochemistry of Porphyrin Systems" James Yardley, Allied Signal "Potential Industrial Applications of Photons" Rapporteur: David Eaton, E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Discussants: Mostafa A. El-Sayed, University of California, Los Angeles Arthur Nozik, Solar Energy Research Institute David Whitten, University of Rochester Session 6: Fuel Processing and Thermochemical/Photochemical Cycles Chair: Nick Serpone Speakers: Kevin Krist, Gas Research Institute "GRI Experience in Solar Fuel Research" Ertugrul Bilgen, University of Montreal "Thermal, Thermochemical, and Hybrid Solar Hydrogen Production" Moshe Levy, Weizmann Institute of Science "Chemical Reactions Driven by Concentrated Solar Energy" Helena Chum, Solar Energy Research Institute "Inexpensive Phenol Replacements from Biomass: An On-Going Technology Transfer Effort" Rapporteur: Arlon Hunt, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Discussion

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Potential Applications of Concentrated Solar Photons Session 7: Advanced Research Chair: Adam Heller Speakers: Mordhay Avron, Weizmann Institute of Science "The Biotechnology of Cultivating Dunaliella Rich in Beta-Carotene: From Basic Research to Industrial Production" Lewis M. Brown, Solar Energy Research Institute "Production Potential of Biochemicals from Algae Under Increased Solar Irradiance and Other Biotechnological Innovations Enabled by Higher Solar Concentration" Rapporteur: Lewis M. Brown, Solar Energy Research Institute Discussion: All workshop participants 3. Committee Meeting, February 7–9, 1991, Washington, D.C.