Chemistry of Electrolyte Reduction on Lithium Silicide

Study on the electrochemical performance and properties of lithiated silicon anode films made via Si sputtering and Li evaporation.

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Method of Improved Performance in Metal Electrodes For Batteries

US and international patent on improving Li metal anodes through a specialized electrochemical treatment process

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Mechanical Properties and Chemical Reactivity of LixSiOy Thin Films

LiSiyOx is thought to be an important component of the SEI in Si anode batteries. This paper analyses LiSiyOx film properties made via co-sputtering

Learn More10/15/2018

XPS on Li Battery Related Compounds: Analysis of Inorganic SEI Phases and a Methodology for Charge Correction

A methodology for how to accurately decompose XPS spectra in order to understand interfacial behavior in batteries.

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Operando X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy of solid electrolyte interphase formation and evolution in LPS solid-state electrolytes

Developed a novel characterization platform help design safe, highly conductive next generation battery electrolytes.

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Band edge positions and their impact on the simulated device performance of ZnSnN2-based solar cells

Study on the viability of ZNT as a new Earth abundant adsorber for photovoltaic applications.

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Ru-Sn/AC for the Aqueous-Phase Reduction of Succinic Acid to 1, 4-Butanediol under Continuous Process Conditions

Developed a method for converting a renewable bio-mass feedstock into a common chemical used in everyday life.

Learn More8/21/2017

Atomic Layer Deposition of the Solid Electrolyte Garnet LLZO

Developed a way to make ultra-thin layers of a popular battery solid electrolyte. This could improve interfacial performance or manufacturability.

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Lithium metal anodes: toward an improved understanding of coupled morphological, electrochemical, and mechanical behavior

A perspective on the future of Li metal anodes of advanced next generation battery systems.

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Dead lithium: mass transport effects on voltage, capacity, and failure of lithium metal anodes

This study is the second part (2/2) of understanding how voltage profiles can be be used to design next generation Li metal anode batteries.

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Dendrites and pits: untangling the complex behavior of lithium metal anodes through operando video microscopy

The first part of two studies that utilize optical video microscopy to understand how the voltage response of a battery can be used to understand what is happening inside a battery during operation.

Learn More10/14/2016

Spectroscopic investigation of nitrogen‐functionalized carbon materials

A synchrotron based study aimed at understanding why nitrogen modified carbons improve fuel cell catalyst durability.

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Improved cycle life and stability of lithium metal anodes through ultrathin atomic layer deposition surface treatments

Using atomic layer deposition to prevent corrosion during cycling of Li metal anode batteries.

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Hierarchical ZnO nanowire growth with tunable orientations on versatile substrates using atomic layer deposition seeding

A study on using atomic layer deposition to create hierarchical interfaces that can be used prevent corrosion, increase catalytic activity, or increase active surface area of materials.

Learn More6/19/2015

Nitrogen post modification of PtRu/carbon catalysts for improved methanol oxidation reaction performance in alkaline media

A study showing how nitrogen modification of the carbon on which fuel catalysts are deposited, can be used in alkaline based fuel cells.

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High‐Performance Alkaline Direct Methanol Fuel Cell using a Nitrogen‐Post doped Anode

A full fuel cell level study on how our modification of the best commercially available catalyst drastically improve performance.

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Effect of nitrogen post-doping on a commercial platinum–ruthenium/carbon anode catalyst

A small scale study on how our modification of the best commercially available catalyst drastically improve performance.

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Recent progress on nitrogen/carbon structures designed for use in energy and sustainability applications

Review paper on how nitrogen modification of carbon based materials has been used to improve energy storage devices.

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Improvement in direct methanol fuel cell performance by treating the anode at high anodic potential

A study on how using a high voltage initial treatment of a full cell can improve device performance.

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Enhanced Fuel Cell Catalyst Durability with Nitrogen Modified Carbon Supports

Study on how nitrogen modification of a standard carbon powder can improve fuel cell performance.

Learn More2/12/2013

Enhanced Stability of PtRu Supported on N-Doped Carbon for the Anode of a DMFC

A full fuel cell level study demonstrating how nitrogen modification of carbon supported catalysts improve lifetime and performance of these devices.

Learn More9/18/2012

In situ small-angle x-ray scattering analysis of improved catalyst—support interactions through nitrogen modification

A novel operando characterization study demonstrating that nitrogen doping of carbon catalyst supports improves fuel cell catalyst by preventing dissolution and coalescence of catalyst nanoparticles.

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Effect of halide-modified model carbon supports on catalyst stability

Initial investigation of how different dopants on carbon supported Pt/Ru catalysts effect fuel cell performance.

Learn More12/12/2012