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Title: Long-term lithium-ion battery performance improvement via ultraviolet light treatment of the graphite anode

Abstract

Effects of ultraviolet (UV) light on dried graphite anodes were investigated in terms of the cycle life of lithium ion batteries. The time variations for the UV treatment were 0 (no treatment), 20, 40, and 60 minutes. UV-light-treated graphite anodes were assembled for cycle life tests in pouch cells with pristine Li1.02Ni0.50Mn0.29Co0.19O2 (NMC 532) cathodes. UV treatment for 40 minutes resulted in the highest capacity retention and the lowest resistance after the cycle life testing. X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and contact angle measurements on the graphite anodes showed changes in surface chemistry and wetting after the UV treatment. XPS also showed increases in solvent products and decreases in salt products on the SEI surface when UV-treated anodes were used. In conclusion, the thickness of the surface films and their compositions on the anodes and cathodes were also estimated using survey scans and snapshots from XPS depth profiles.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [1];  [1]
  1. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (United States)
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). High Temperature Materials Lab. (HTML); Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). National Transportation Research Center (NTRC); Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1330540
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of the Electrochemical Society
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 163; Journal Issue: 14; Journal ID: ISSN 0013-4651
Publisher:
The Electrochemical Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; ultraviolet (UV) light; electrode; cycle life; XPS; impedance; battery; capacity fade; contact angle; electrochemistry

Citation Formats

An, Seong Jin, Li, Jianlin, Sheng, Yangping, Daniel, Claus, and Wood, III, David L. Long-term lithium-ion battery performance improvement via ultraviolet light treatment of the graphite anode. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. https://doi.org/10.1149/2.0171614jes.
An, Seong Jin, Li, Jianlin, Sheng, Yangping, Daniel, Claus, & Wood, III, David L. Long-term lithium-ion battery performance improvement via ultraviolet light treatment of the graphite anode. United States. https://doi.org/10.1149/2.0171614jes
An, Seong Jin, Li, Jianlin, Sheng, Yangping, Daniel, Claus, and Wood, III, David L. Fri . "Long-term lithium-ion battery performance improvement via ultraviolet light treatment of the graphite anode". United States. https://doi.org/10.1149/2.0171614jes. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1330540.
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title = {Long-term lithium-ion battery performance improvement via ultraviolet light treatment of the graphite anode},
author = {An, Seong Jin and Li, Jianlin and Sheng, Yangping and Daniel, Claus and Wood, III, David L.},
abstractNote = {Effects of ultraviolet (UV) light on dried graphite anodes were investigated in terms of the cycle life of lithium ion batteries. The time variations for the UV treatment were 0 (no treatment), 20, 40, and 60 minutes. UV-light-treated graphite anodes were assembled for cycle life tests in pouch cells with pristine Li1.02Ni0.50Mn0.29Co0.19O2 (NMC 532) cathodes. UV treatment for 40 minutes resulted in the highest capacity retention and the lowest resistance after the cycle life testing. X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and contact angle measurements on the graphite anodes showed changes in surface chemistry and wetting after the UV treatment. XPS also showed increases in solvent products and decreases in salt products on the SEI surface when UV-treated anodes were used. In conclusion, the thickness of the surface films and their compositions on the anodes and cathodes were also estimated using survey scans and snapshots from XPS depth profiles.},
doi = {10.1149/2.0171614jes},
journal = {Journal of the Electrochemical Society},
number = 14,
volume = 163,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {1}
}

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