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Title: Morphological stability during electrodeposition

Abstract

The uniform electrodeposition of certain materials, such as Li metal, remains elusive because the mechanisms controlling growth instability are not fully understood. To determine the conditions that lead to either stable or unstable deposition, we develop a phase-field model for the growth of multiple deposits in a binary electrolyte and examine the behavior as the kinetic parameters are varied. We find that the second Damköhler number, defined as the ratio between the reaction and the mass transfer fluxes, is an indicator of deposition instability. Our results suggest that controlling reaction kinetics and initial roughness are essential in achieving stable electrodeposition.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States). Joint Center for Energy Research Storage, and Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory-National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1524076
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
MRS Communications
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 7; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 2159-6859
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Enrique, Raúl A., DeWitt, Stephen, and Thornton, Katsuyo. Morphological stability during electrodeposition. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1557/mrc.2017.38.
Enrique, Raúl A., DeWitt, Stephen, & Thornton, Katsuyo. Morphological stability during electrodeposition. United States. doi:10.1557/mrc.2017.38.
Enrique, Raúl A., DeWitt, Stephen, and Thornton, Katsuyo. Wed . "Morphological stability during electrodeposition". United States. doi:10.1557/mrc.2017.38.
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title = {Morphological stability during electrodeposition},
author = {Enrique, Raúl A. and DeWitt, Stephen and Thornton, Katsuyo},
abstractNote = {The uniform electrodeposition of certain materials, such as Li metal, remains elusive because the mechanisms controlling growth instability are not fully understood. To determine the conditions that lead to either stable or unstable deposition, we develop a phase-field model for the growth of multiple deposits in a binary electrolyte and examine the behavior as the kinetic parameters are varied. We find that the second Damköhler number, defined as the ratio between the reaction and the mass transfer fluxes, is an indicator of deposition instability. Our results suggest that controlling reaction kinetics and initial roughness are essential in achieving stable electrodeposition.},
doi = {10.1557/mrc.2017.38},
journal = {MRS Communications},
issn = {2159-6859},
number = 3,
volume = 7,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {6}
}

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