Research Highlights

Multi-Scale Modelling

Modelling the effects of thermal gradients induced by tab and surface cooling on lithium ion cell performance, Yan Zhao, Yatish Patel, Teng Zhang and Gregory J. Offer, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 165 (13), pp. A3169-A3178, (2018), DOI 10.1149/2.0901813jes

Non-equilibrium crystallization pathways of manganese oxides in aqueous solution, Wenhao Sun, Daniil A. Kitchaev, Denis Kramer & Gerbrand Ceder, Nature Comms., 10, 573 (2019)

Solid electrolyte interphase: Can faster formation at lower potentials yield better performance?, Antonopoulos, B.K., Electrochimica Acta, 269 pp. 331-339, (2018), DOI 10.1016/j.electacta.2018.03.007

Catalysing surface film formation, Hoster, H.E., Nature Catalysis, 1 (4), pp. 236-237, (2018), DOI 10.1038/s41929-018-0060-2

Formation of the Solid Electrolyte Interphase at Constant Potentials: a Model Study on Highly Oriented Pyrolytic Graphite, Antonopoulos, B.K., Batteries & Supercaps, 1 (3), pp. 110-121 (2018), DOI 10.1002/batt.201800029

Quantifying structure dependent responses in Li-ion cells with excess Li spinel cathodes: matching voltage and entropy profiles through mean field models, Schlueter, S, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 20 (33), pp. 21417-29, (2018), DOI 10.1039/C8CP02989J

Fluid-enhanced surface diffusion controls intraparticle phase transformations, Li Y, et al., Nature Materials, 17, pp. 915–922, (2018), DOI 10.1038/s41563-018-0168-4

Oxidation states and iconicity, Walsh, A. et al., Nature Materials, 17, pp. 958–964, (2018), DOI 10.1038/s41563-018-0165-7

Correlated Polyhedral Rotations in the Absence of Polarons During Electrochemical Insertion of Lithium in ReO3, N. H. Bashian, S. Zhou, A. M. Ganose, J. W. Stiles, A. Ee, D. S. Ashby, M. Zuba, D. O. Scanlon, L. F. J. Piper, B. Dunn, and B. C. Melot, ACS Energy Letters, 3 (10), pp 2513–2519, (2018), DOI 10.1021/acsenergylett.8b01179

Controlled Hydroxy-fluorination Reaction of Anatase to Promote Mg2+ Mobility in Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries, Ma, J., Chemical Communications, Aug 2018, DOI:10.1039/C8CC04136A    

Elucidating lithium-ion and proton dynamics in anti-perovskite solid electrolytes, Dawson, J.A., Energy & Environmental Science, 11 (10), pp. 2993-3002, (2018), DOI 10.1039/c8ee00779a

The effect of cell-to-cell variations and thermal gradients on the performance and degradation of Li-ion battery packs, Xinhua Liu, Weilong Ai, Max Naylor Marlow, Yatish Patel, Billy Wu, Applied Energy, Volume 248, pp 489-499.

Incorporating Dendrite Growth into Continuum Models of Electrolytes: Insights from NMR Measurements and Inverse Modelling, Athinthra K. Sethurajan, Jamie M. Foster, Giles Richardson, Sergey A. Krachkovskiy, J. David Bazak, Gillian R. Goward and Bartosz Protas, J. Electrochem. Soc. 2019 166(8): A1591-A1602.

The Cell Cooling Coefficient: A Standard to Define Heat Rejection from Lithium-Ion Batteries, Alastair Hales, Laura Bravo Diaz, Mohamed Waseem Marzook, Yan Zhao, Yatish Patel, and Gregory Offer  J. Electrochem. Soc. volume 166, issue 12, (2019) A2383-A2395 doi: 10.1149/2.0191912jes

Temperature Considerations for Charging Li-Ion Batteries: Inductive Versus Mains Charging Modes for Portable Electronic Devices, Melanie. J. Loveridge, Chaou C. Tan, Faduma M. Maddar, Guillaume Remy, Mike Abbott, Shaun Dixon, Richard McMahon, Ollie Curnick, Mark Ellis, Mike Lain, Anup Barai, Mark Amor-Segan, Rohit Bhagat, and Dave Greenwood, ACS Energy Letters 2019 4 (5), 1086-1091, DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.9b00663

Impact of Anion Vacancies on the Local and Electronic Structures of Iron-Based Oxyfluoride Electrodes, Mario Burbano, Mathieu Duttine, Benjamin J. Morgan, Olaf J. Borkiewicz, Karena W. Chapman, Alain Wattiaux, Alain Demourgues, Henri Groult, Mathieu Salanne, Damien Dambournet; J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2019, 10,1, 107-112, December 19, 2018

Quick-start guide for first-principles modelling of semiconductor interfaces, Ji-Sang Park, Young-Kwang Jung, Keith T Butler and Aron Walsh, 20 November 2018, Journal of Physics: Energy, Volume 1, Number 1

pyscses: a PYthon Space-Charge Site-Explicit Solver, Wellock et al., 2019, Journal of Open Source Software, 4(35), 1209,

Can Electric Vehicles significantly reduce our dependence on non-renewable energy? Scenarios of compact vehicles in the UK as a case in point, Raugei, M., Hutchinson A., Morrey D., 2018. Journal of Cleaner Production, 6.4, 1

Aligned Ionogel Electrolytes for High‐Temperature Supercapacitors, Liu, X., Advanced Science, Jan 2019, DOI:10.1002/advs.201801337

Transitions of Lithium Occupation in Graphite: A Physically Informed Model in the Dilute Lithium Occupation Limit Supported by Electrochemical and Thermodynamic Measurements, Mercer, M., Electrochimica Acta, Nov 2019, DOI:10.1016/j.electacta.2019.134774

Lithium-ion Battery Fast Charging: A Review, Tomaszewska, A., eTransportation, Aug 2019, DOI:10.1016/j.etran.2019.100011

Smart and Hybrid Balancing System: Design, Modeling and Experimental Demonstration, Pinto de Castro, R., IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Jul 2019, DOI:10.1109/TVT.2019.2929653

Faster Lead-Acid Battery Simulations from Porous-Electrode Theory: I. Physical Model, Sulzer, V., J. Electrochem. Soc., Jul 2019, DOI:10.1149/2.0301910jes

Faster Lead-Acid Battery Simulations from Porous-Electrode Theory: Part II. Asymptotic Analysis, Sulzer, V., J. Electrochem. Soc., Jul 2019, DOI:10.1149/2.0441908jes

Electrochemical Thermal-mechanical Modelling of Stress Inhomogeneity in Lithium-ion Pouch Cells, Ai, W., J. Electrochem. Soc., Oct 2019, DOI:10.1149/2.0122001JES

Highly Anisotropic Thermal Transport in LiCoO2, Yang, H., J. Phys. Chem. Lett., Sep 2019, DOI:10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b02073

Crystal-torture: A Crystal Tortuosity Module, O’Rourke, C., J. Open Source Soft., Jun 2019, DOI:10.21105/joss.01306

Data-driven Health Estimation and Lifetime Prediction of Lithium-ion Batteries: a Review, Li, Y., Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Oct 2019, DOI:10.1016/j.rser.2019.109254

Communication—Why High-Precision Coulometry and Lithium Plating Studies on Commercial Lithium-Ion Cells Require Thermal Baths, Zulke, A., J. Electrochem. Soc., Aug 2019, DOI:10.1149/2.0841913jes

Review and Performance Comparison of Mechanical-chemical Degradation Models for Lithium-ion Batteries, Reniers, J., J. Electrochem. Soc., Sep 2019, DOI:10.1149/2.0281914jes

How to Cool Lithium Ion Batteries: Optimising Cell Design using a Thermally Coupled Model, Zhao, Y., J. Electrochem. Soc., Aug 2019, DOI:10.1149/2.0501913jes    

Experimental and Numerical Analysis to Identify the Performance Limiting Mechanisms in Solid-state Lithium Cells Under Pulse Operating Conditions, Pang, M., Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Sep 2019, DOI:10.1039/C9CP03886H    

Composition-Dependent Thermodynamic and Mass-Transport Characterization of Lithium Hexafluorophosphate in Propylene Carbonate, Hou, T., Electrochimica Acta, Oct 2019, DOI:10.1016/j.electacta.2019.135085    

Exploiting Cationic Vacancies for Increased Energy Densities in Dual-ion Batteries, Koketsu, T., Energy Storage Materials, Oct 2019, DOI:10.1016/j.ensm.2019.10.019    

Battery Safety: Data-Driven Prediction of Failure, Finegan, D. P., Joule, Nov 2019, DOI:10.1016/j.joule.2019.10.013    

Descriptors for Electron and Hole Charge Carriers in Metal Oxides, Davies, D. W., J. Phys. Chem. Lett., Dec 2019, DOI:10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b03398    

Effect of Temperature on The Kinetics of Electrochemical Insertion of Li-Ions into a Graphite Electrode Studied by Kinetic Monte Carlo, Gavilán-Arriazu, E. M., J. Electrochem. Soc., Jan 2020, DOI:10.1149/2.0332001JES    

An Asymptotic Derivation of a Single Particle Model with Electrolyte, Marquis, S, J. Electrochem. Soc., Nov 2019, DOI:10.1149/2.0341915jes    

Multiscale Electrolyte Transport Simulations for Lithium Ion Batteries, Hanke, F., J. Electrochem. Soc., Nov 2019, DOI:10.1149/2.0222001JES    

Native Defects and their Doping Response in the Lithium Solid Electrolyte Li7La3Zr2O12, Squires, A. G., Chem. Mater., Dec 2019, DOI:10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b04319    

A Practical Approach to Large Scale Electronic Structure Calculations in Electrolyte Solutions via Continuum-Embedded Linear-Scaling DFT, Dziedzic, J., J. of Physical Chemistry C, Mar 2020, DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c00762    

The Surface Cell Cooling Coefficient: A Standard to Define Heat Rejection from Lithium Ion Battery Pouch Cells, Hales, A., J. Electrochem. Soc., Jan 2020, DOI:10.1149/1945-7111/ab6985    

Parameterization of Prismatic Lithium–Iron–Phosphate Cells Through a Streamlined Thermal/Electrochemical Model, Chu, H. N., Journal of Power Sources, Mar 2020, DOI:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2020.227787    

Generalised single particle models for high-rate operation of graded lithium-ion electrodes: systematic derivation and validation, Richardson, G., Electrochimica Acta, Feb 2020, DOI:10.1016/j.electacta.2020.135862

Transition metal migration can facilitate ionic diffusion in defect garnet based intercalation electrodes, Bashian, N., ACS Energy Letters, Apr 2020, DOI:10.1021/acsenergylett.0c00376

Derivation of an effective thermal electrochemical model for porous electrode batteries using asymptotic homogenisation, Hunt, M. J., Journal of Engineering Mathematics, Apr 2020, DOI:10.1007/s10665-020-10045-8

Physical origin of the differential voltage minimum associated with lithium plating in Li-Ion batteries, O'Kane, S., Journal of The Electrochemical Society, May 2020, DOI:10.1149/ 1945-7111/ab90ac

Numerical simulations of cyclic voltammetry for lithium-ion intercalation in nanosized systems: finiteness of diffusion versus electrode kinetics, Gavilán-Arriazu, E. M., Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, Jun 2020, DOI:10.1007/s10008-020-04717-9

Pores for thought: generative adversarial networks for stochastic reconstruction of 3D multi-phase electrode microstructures with periodic boundaries, Gayon-Lombardo, A., npj Computational Materials, Jun 2020, DOI:10.1038/s41524-020-0340-7


Lithium Transport in Li4.4M0.4M'0.6S4 (M = Al3+, Ga3+, and M' = Ge4+, Sn4+): Combined Crystallographic, Conductivity, Solid State NMR, and Computational Studies, B, T. Leube, K, K. Inglis, E. Carrington, P. M. Sharp, J. F. Shin, A. R. Neale, T. D. Manning, M. J. Pitcher, L. J. Hardwick, M. S. Dyer, F. Blanc, J. B. Claridge, and M. J. Rosseinsky, Chem. Matter., (2018), DOI 0.1021/acs.chemmater.8b03175

Low-Dose Aberration-Free Imaging of Li-Rich Cathode Materials at Various States of Charge Using Electron Ptychography, Juan G. Lozano, Gerardo T. Martinez, Liyu Jin , Peter D. Nellist, and Peter G. Bruce, Nano Lett., 2018, 18 (11), pp 6850–6855, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b02718DOI - 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b02718

Selective and Facile Synthesis of Sodium Sulfide and Sodium Disulfide Polymorphs, Hany El-Shinaw, Edmund J. Cussen, and Serena A. Corr, Inorg. Chem., 2018, 57 (13), pp 7499–7502, DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b00776

Na1.5La1.5TeO6: Na+ conduction in a novel Na-rich double perovskite, M. Amores, P. J. Baker, E. J. Cussen and S. A. Corr, Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 10040-10043, DOI:10.1039/C8CC03367F

7Li NMR Chemical Shift Imaging To Detect Microstructural Growth of Lithium in All-Solid-State Batteries, Lauren E. Marbella, Stefanie Zekoll, Jitti Kasemchainan, Steffen P. Emge, Peter G. Bruce, and Clare P. Grey Chem. Mater. 20193182762-2769 DOI - 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b04875

What Triggers Oxygen Loss in Oxygen Redox Cathode Materials? Robert A. House, Urmimala Maitra, Liyu Jin, Juan G. Lozano, James W. Somerville, Nicholas H. Rees, Andrew J. Naylor, Laurent C. Duda, Felix Massel, Alan V. Chadwick, Silvia Ramos, David M. Pickup, Daniel E. McNally, Xingye Lu, Thorsten Schmitt, Matthew R. Roberts, and Peter G. Bruce Chem. Mater.20193193293-3300 DOI - 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00227

Nature of the “Z”-phase in Layered Na-ion Battery Cathodes, James W. Somerville, Adam Sobkowiak, Nuria Tapia-Ruiz, Juliette Billaud, Juan G. Lozano, Robert A. House, Leighanne C. Gallington, Tore Ericsson, Lennart Häggström, Matthew R. Roberts, Urmimala Maitra and Peter G. Bruce Energy and Environmental Science DOI - 10.1039/C8EE02991A

Critical stripping current leads to dendrite formation on plating in lithium anode solid electrolyte cells, Jitti Kasemchainan, Stefanie Zekoll, Dominic Spencer Jolly, Ziyang Ning, Gareth O. Hartley, James Marrow & Peter G. Bruce, Nature Materials (2019)

Advanced Spectroelectrochemical Techniques to Study Electrode Interfaces Within Lithium-Ion and Lithium-Oxygen Batteries, Cowan, A., Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry, Jun 2019, DOI:10.1146/annurev-anchem-061318-115303

Co-spray Printing of LiFePO4 and PEO-Li1.5Al0.5Ge1.5(PO4)3 Hybrid Electrodes for All-solid-state Li-ion Battery Applications, Bu, J., Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Aug 2019, DOI:10.1039/C9TA03824H

Dental Resin Monomer Enables Unique NbO2/Carbon Lithium‐Ion Battery Negative Electrode with Exceptional Performance, Ji, Q., Advanced Functional Materials, Aug 2019, DOI:10.1002/adfm.201904961    

Dendrite Nucleation in Lithium-Conductive Ceramics, Li, G., Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Sep 2019, DOI:10.1039/C9CP03884A     

Depth-Dependent Oxygen Redox Activity in Lithium-Rich Layered Oxide Cathodes, Naylor, A. J., J. Mater. Chem. A, Sep 2019, DOI:10.1039/C9TA09019C    

A Facile Synthetic Approach to Nanostructured Li2S Cathodes for Rechargeable Solid-State Li–S Batteries, El-Shinawi, H., Nanoscale, Oct 2019, DOI:10.1039/C9NR06239D    

A New Approach to Very High Lithium Salt Content Quasi-Solid State Electrolytes for Lithium Metal Batteries Using Plastic Crystals, Al-Masri, D., J. Mater. Chem. A, Oct 2019, DOI:10.1039/C9TA11175A    

The Interface Between Li6.5La3Zr1.5Ta0.5O12 and Liquid Electrolyte, Liu, J., Joule, Oct 2019, DOI:10.1016/j.joule.2019.10.001    

Is Nitrogen Present in Li3N·P2S5 Solid Electrolytes Produced by Ball Milling?, Hartley, G. O., Chemistry of Materials, Nov 2019, DOI:10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b01853    

Superstructure Control of First-Cycle Voltage Hysteresis in Oxygen-Redox Cathodes, House, R. A., Nature, Dec 2019, DOI:10.1038/s41586-019-1854-3    

Sodium/Na β″ Alumina Interface: Effect of Pressure on Voids, Jolly, D. S., ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Dec 2019, DOI:10.1021/acsami.9b17786    

Mechanics of the Ideal Double-Layer Capacitor, Monroe, C. W., J. Electrochem. Soc., Feb 2020, DOI:10.1149/1945-7111/ab6b04    

Dendrites as climbing dislocations in ceramic electrolytes: Initiation of growth, Shishvan, S. S., Journal of Power Sources, Mar 2020, DOI:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2020.227989

2020 Roadmap on Solid-state Batteries, Mauro Pasta et al., J Phys Energy, August 2020, DOI:10.1088/2515-7655/ab95f4


Evolution of Electrochemical Cell Designs for In-Situ and Operando 3D Characterization, Tan C, Daemi SR, Taiwo, Heenan TMM, Brett DJL, Shearing PR., Materials (Basel), (2018) Nov 1;11(11). pii: E2157, DOI: 10.3390/ma11112157

In‐Situ Electrochemical SHINERS Investigation of SEI Composition on Carbon‐Coated Zn0.9Fe0.1O Anode for Lithium‐Ion Batteries, Laura Cabo‐Fernandez, Dominic Bresser, Filipe Braga, Stefano Passerini, Laurence J. Hardwick, Batteries & Supercaps, 2018,

Modelling and experiments to identify high-risk failure scenarios for testing the safety of lithium-ion cells, Donal P. Finegan, John Darst, William Walker, Qibo Li, Chuanbo Yang, Rhodri Jervis, Thomas M.M.Heenan Jennifer Hack, James C.Thomas, Alexander Rack, Dan J.L. Brett, Paul R. Shearing, Matt Keyser, Eric Darcy, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 417, 31 March 2019, Pages 29-41

4D Visualisation of in situ nano-compression of Li-ion cathode materials to mimic early stage calendaring, S.R. Daemi, X. Lu, D. Sykes, J. Behnsen, C. Tan, A Palacios-Padros, J. Cookson, E. Petrucco, P.J. Withers, D. J. L. Brett, and Paul Shearing, Mater. Horiz, 2019 Advance Article

Evolution of Structure and Lithium Dynamics in LiNi0.8Mn0.1Co0.1O2(NMC811) Cathodes during Electrochemical Cycling, K. MärkerP. ReevesC. XuK. Griffith and C. Grey, Chemistry of Materials, 11 March 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00140

Spatially Resolving Lithiation in Silicon–Graphite Composite Electrodes via in Situ High-Energy X-ray Diffraction Computed Tomography, Donal P. Finegan, Antonis Vamvakeros, Lei Cao, Chun Tan, Thomas M. M. Heenan, Sohrab R. Daemi, Simon D. M. Jacques, Andrew M. Beale, Marco Di Michiel, Kandler Smith, Dan J. L. Brett Paul R. Shearing, and Chunmei Ban, Nano Letters 2019 19 (6), 3811-3820. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.

Porous Metal–Organic Frameworks for Enhanced Performance Silicon Anodes in Lithium-Ion Batteries, Romeo Malik, Melanie. J. Loveridge, Luke J. Williams, Qianye Huang, Geoff West, Paul R. Shearing, Rohit Bhagat, Richard I. Walton. Chem. Mater 2019, 31, 11, 4156-4165; May 15, 2019.                    

Temperature Considerations for Charging Li-Ion Batteries: Inductive versus Mains Charging Modes for Portable Electronic Devices. Loveridge, Melanie & Tan, Chaou & M. Maddar, Faduma & Remy, Guillaume & Abbott, Mike & Dixon, Shaun & McMahon, Richard & Curnick, Ollie & Ellis, Mark & Lain, Mike & Barai, Anup & Amor-Segan, Mark & Bhagat, Rohit & Greenwood, Dave, ACS Energy Letters, 2019, 4. 1086-1091. 10.1021/acsenergylett.9b00663    

Concentrated Electrolytes for Enhanced Stability of Al-Alloy Negative Electrodes in Li-Ion Batteries, Chan, A. K., J. Electrochem. Soc., Jun 2019, DOI:10.1149/2.0581910jes

Electron Paramagnetic Resonance as a Structural Tool to Study Graphene Oxide: Potential Dependence of the EPR Response, Wang, B., J. of Physical Chemistry C, Aug 2019, DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b04292

Kerr Gated Raman Spectroscopy of LiPF6 Salt and LiPF6-based Organic Carbonate Electrolyte for Li-ion Batteries, Cabo-Fernandez, L., Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Sep 2019, DOI:10.1039/C9CP02430A

Virtual Unrolling of Spirally-Wound Lithium-Ion Cells for Correlative Degradation Studies and Predictive Fault Detection, Kok, M. D. R., Sustainable Energy and Fuels, Aug 2019, DOI:10.1039/C9SE00500E    

Representative Resolution Analysis for X-ray CT: A Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Case Study, Heenan, T. M. M., Chemical Engineering Science: Oct 2019, DOI:10.1016/j.cesx.2019.100043    

Intercalation Behaviour of Li and Na into 3-layer and Multilayer MoS2 Flakes, Zou, J., Electrochimica Acta, Nov 2019, DOI:10.1016/j.electacta.2019.135284    

In situ Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroelectrochemical Study of Graphene-Based Supercapacitors: Comparison Between Chemically Reduced Graphene Oxide and Nitrogen-Doped Reduced Graphene Oxide, Wang, B., Carbon, Dec 2019, DOI:10.1016/j.carbon.2019.12.045    

4D imaging of lithium-batteries using correlative neutron and X-ray tomography with a virtual unrolling technique, Ziesche, R.F., Arlt, T., Finegan, D.P. et al.Nat Commun 11, 777 (2020). The paper was featured in a list of Editor's Highlights of recent research into energy materials.

Spatial Quantification of Dynamic Inter and Intra Particle Crystallographic Heterogeneities Within Lithium Ion Electrodes. Finegan, D.P., Vamvakeros, A., Tan, C. et al., Nat Commun 11, 631 (2020). The paper was featured in a list of Editor's Highlights of recent research into energy materials.

Theoretical Transmissions for X-ray Computed Tomography Studies of Lithium-Ion Battery Cathodes, Heenan, T. M. M., Materials & Design, Feb 2020, DOI:10.1016/j.matdes.2020.108585  

Thermal runaway of a Li-ion battery studied by combined ARC and multi-length scale X-ray CT, Patel, D., J. Electrochem. Soc, Apr 2020, DOI:10.1149/1945-7111/ab7fb6

Identifying degradation patterns of lithium ion batteries from impedance spectroscopy using machine learning, Zhang, Y., Nature Comms, Apr 2020, DOI:10.1038/s41467-020-15235-7

Rapid preparation of geometrically optimal battery electrode samples for nano scale X-ray characterisation, Tan, C., Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Apr 2020, DOI:10.1149/1945-7111/ab80cd

Resolving Li‐Ion battery electrode particles using rapid lab‐based X‐ray nano‐computed tomography for high‐throughput quantification, Heenan, T. M. M., Advanced Science, Apr 2020, DOI:10.1002/advs.202000362

Quantitative relationships between pore tortuosity, pore topology, and solid particle morphology using a novel discrete particle size algorithm, Usseglio-Viretta, F., Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Jun 2020, DOI:10.1149/1945-7111/ab913b

Correlative acoustic time-of-flight spectroscopy and X-ray imaging to investigate gas-induced delamination in lithium-ion pouch cells during thermal runaway, Pham, M. T. M., Journal of Power Sources, Jun 2020, DOI:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2020.228039

Highly sensitive operando pressure measurements of Li-ion battery materials with a simply modified Swagelok cell, Ryall, N., Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Jun 2020, DOI:10.1149/1945-7111/ab9e81

Exploring cycling induced crystallographic change in NMC with X-ray diffraction computed tomography, Daemi, S.R., Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Jun 2020, DOI:10.1039/D0CP01851A



Prospective LCA of the production and EoL recycling of a novel type of Li-ion battery for electric vehicles, Raugei M., Winfield P, Journal of Cleaner Production; Volume 213 (2019) 926-932, DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.12.237

Production of Biogenic Nanoparticles for the Reduction of 4-Nitrophenol and Oxidative Laccase-Like Reactions. Capeness MJ, Echavarri-Bravo V, Horsfall LE, Front Microbiol. 2019;10:997. Published 2019 May 7. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2019.00997

Can Electric Vehicles Significantly Reduce our Dependence on Non-renewable Energy? Scenarios of Compact Vehicles in the UK as a Case in Point, Raugei, M., Journal of Cleaner Production, Nov 2018, DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.08.107     

The role of electric vehicles in near-term mitigation pathways. Hill, G; Heidrich, O.; Creutzig, F; and P. Blythe. Applied Energy, 8.43, 2019.                                 

Emissions from urban bus fleets running on biodiesel blends under real-world operating conditions: Implications for designing future case studies. Rajaeifar, Tabatabaie, Nizami, Aghbashlu, Heidrich. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 10.56, 276-292.       

Our Waste, Our Resources; A Strategy for England' - Switching to a Circular Economy Through the Use of Extended Producer Responsibility, Dawson, L., Environmental Law Review , Sep 2019, DOI:10.1177/1461452919851943

Net Energy Analysis Must Not Compare Apples and Oranges, Raugei, M., Nature Energy, Jan 2019, DOI:10.1038/s41560-019-0327-0

Recycling Lithium-ion Batteries from Electric Vehicles, Harper, G., Sommerville, R., Kendrick, E. et al. Nature 575, 75–86 (2019) doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1682-5

Effect of Water on the Electrodeposition of Copper on Nickel in Deep Eutectic Solvents, Al-Murshedi, A. Y. M., The International Journal of Surface Engineering and Coatings, Nov 2019, DOI:10.1080/00202967.2019.1671062    

Energy Return On Investment – Setting the Record Straight, Raugei, M., Joule, Aug 2019, DOI:10.1016/j.joule.2019.07.020

What are the Energy and Environmental Impacts of Adding Battery Storage to Photovoltaics?, Raugei, M., Energy Technology, Jan 2020, DOI:10.1002/ente.201901146

Sustainable Supply and Value Chains of Electric Vehicle Batteries, Rajaeifar M.A., Heidrich O., Ghadimi P.,  Raugei M., Wu Y. Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 161: 104905, DOI:10.1016/j.resconrec.2020.104905

Beyond the Event horizon: technological obsolescence in UK battery electric vehicles from 2011 – 2025, Skeete, J. P., Energy Research & Social Science, May 2020, DOI:10.1016/j.erss.2020.101581

Disassembly of Li ion cells—characterization and safety considerations of a recycling scheme, Marshall, J., Metals, Jun 2020, DOI:10.3390/met10060773

Experimental visualization of commercial lithium ion battery cathodes: distinguishing between the microstructure components using atomic force microscopy, Terreblanche, J. S., J. Phys. Chem. C, Jun 2020, DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c02713

Degradation/Multi-scale Modelling

3D microstructure design of lithium-ion battery electrodes assisted by X-ray nano-computed tomography and modelling, Lu, X., Nature Comms, Apr 2020, DOI:10.1038/s41467-020-15811-x


A highly sensitive electrochemical sensor of polysulfides in polymer lithium-sulfur batteries, Meddings, N., Journal of The Electrochemical Society, May 2020, DOI:10.1149/1945-7111/ab8ce9


The building blocks of battery technology: using modified tower block game sets to explain and aid the understanding of rechargeable Li-ion batteries, Driscoll, E. H., J. Chem. Educ., Jun 2020, DOI:10.1021/acs.jchemed.0c00282

Multi-scale Modelling/SOLBAT

Multiscale lithium-battery modelling from materials to cells, Li, G., Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Mar 2020, DOI:10.1146/annurev-chembioeng-012120-083016

Characterisation - Liverpool

Scanning electrochemical cell microscopy (SECCM) in aprotic solvents: practical considerations and applications, Bentley, C. L., Analytical Chemistry, Jun 2020, DOI:10.1021/acs.analchem.0c01540


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