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Title: Advanced analytical electron microscopy for alkali-ion batteries

Abstract

Lithium-ion batteries are a leading candidate for electric vehicle and smart grid applications. However, further optimizations of the energy/power density, coulombic efficiency and cycle life are still needed, and this requires a thorough understanding of the dynamic evolution of each component and their synergistic behaviors during battery operation. With the capability of resolving the structure and chemistry at an atomic resolution, advanced analytical transmission electron microscopy (AEM) is an ideal technique for this task. The present review paper focuses on recent contributions of this important technique to the fundamental understanding of the electrochemical processes of battery materials. A detailed review of both static (ex situ) and real-time (in situ) studies will be given, and issues that still need to be addressed will be discussed.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [3];  [3]
  1. Univ. of California, San Diego, CA (United States)
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  3. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Center for Nanophase Materials Science
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1214491
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
NPG Asia Materials (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: NPG Asia Materials (Online); Journal Volume: 7; Journal Issue: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 1884-4057
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group Asia
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE

Citation Formats

Qian, Danna, Ma, Cheng, Meng, Ying Shirley, More, Karren, and Chi, Miaofang. Advanced analytical electron microscopy for alkali-ion batteries. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1038/am.2015.50.
Qian, Danna, Ma, Cheng, Meng, Ying Shirley, More, Karren, & Chi, Miaofang. Advanced analytical electron microscopy for alkali-ion batteries. United States. doi:10.1038/am.2015.50.
Qian, Danna, Ma, Cheng, Meng, Ying Shirley, More, Karren, and Chi, Miaofang. Fri . "Advanced analytical electron microscopy for alkali-ion batteries". United States. doi:10.1038/am.2015.50. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1214491.
@article{osti_1214491,
title = {Advanced analytical electron microscopy for alkali-ion batteries},
author = {Qian, Danna and Ma, Cheng and Meng, Ying Shirley and More, Karren and Chi, Miaofang},
abstractNote = {Lithium-ion batteries are a leading candidate for electric vehicle and smart grid applications. However, further optimizations of the energy/power density, coulombic efficiency and cycle life are still needed, and this requires a thorough understanding of the dynamic evolution of each component and their synergistic behaviors during battery operation. With the capability of resolving the structure and chemistry at an atomic resolution, advanced analytical transmission electron microscopy (AEM) is an ideal technique for this task. The present review paper focuses on recent contributions of this important technique to the fundamental understanding of the electrochemical processes of battery materials. A detailed review of both static (ex situ) and real-time (in situ) studies will be given, and issues that still need to be addressed will be discussed.},
doi = {10.1038/am.2015.50},
journal = {NPG Asia Materials (Online)},
number = 6,
volume = 7,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Jun 26 00:00:00 EDT 2015},
month = {Fri Jun 26 00:00:00 EDT 2015}
}

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