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Title: Review—Multifunctional Separators: A Promising Approach for Improving the Durability and Performance of Li-Ion Batteries

Abstract

Electrified vehicles require Li-ion batteries (LIBs) with 10-year useful life. We review herein our progress since 2016 in the understanding of dissolved Mn species and LIB performance degradation by multifunctional materials. Multifunctional separators (MFSs), can trap Mn cations, scavenge acid species, and/or dispense alkali metal ions, with significant battery performance benefits: increased capacity retention during electrochemical cycling and improved rate performance. Cells with LiMn2O4 (LMO), LiNi0.6Mn0.2Co0.2O2 (NCM622), or LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 (LNMO) positive electrodes, graphite negative electrodes, and LiPF6/mixed organic carbonate solutions were investigated. XRD, ICP-OES, XANES, HR-SEM, FIB-SEM, and MAS-NMR on harvested cell components complemented and aided the interpretation of electrochemical test results.While in LIBs with positive electrodes affected by Mn dissolution cell performance improvements can be enabled by delaying and then impeding the deposition of transition metal (TM) ions deposition at negative electrodes through their trapping by MFS, acid scavenging separators provide a more general approach that can enable performance benefits in cells with non-spinel positive electrode materials such as NCM622, as well as with 5 V class positive electrode materials such as LNMO. We illustrate our discussion with both previously published and new data. We conclude with a discussion of remaining challenges, new opportunities, and recommendations for future work.

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Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Advanced Photon Source (APS)
Sponsoring Org.:
Israel Science Foundation (ISF); Israeli Prime Minister Office; Israel Committee of High Education; Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC); USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1491417
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1492971
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357; CRDPJ494074-16
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Published Article
Journal Name:
Journal of the Electrochemical Society
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of the Electrochemical Society Journal Volume: 166 Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 0013-4651
Publisher:
The Electrochemical Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE

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Banerjee, Anjan, Ziv, Baruch, Shilina, Yuliya, Ziegelbauer, Joseph M., Liu, Hanshuo, Harris, Kristopher J., Botton, Gianluigi, Goward, Gillian R., Luski, Shalom, Aurbach, Doron, and Halalay, Ion C. Review—Multifunctional Separators: A Promising Approach for Improving the Durability and Performance of Li-Ion Batteries. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1149/2.0561903jes.
Banerjee, Anjan, Ziv, Baruch, Shilina, Yuliya, Ziegelbauer, Joseph M., Liu, Hanshuo, Harris, Kristopher J., Botton, Gianluigi, Goward, Gillian R., Luski, Shalom, Aurbach, Doron, & Halalay, Ion C. Review—Multifunctional Separators: A Promising Approach for Improving the Durability and Performance of Li-Ion Batteries. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1149/2.0561903jes
Banerjee, Anjan, Ziv, Baruch, Shilina, Yuliya, Ziegelbauer, Joseph M., Liu, Hanshuo, Harris, Kristopher J., Botton, Gianluigi, Goward, Gillian R., Luski, Shalom, Aurbach, Doron, and Halalay, Ion C. Sat . "Review—Multifunctional Separators: A Promising Approach for Improving the Durability and Performance of Li-Ion Batteries". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1149/2.0561903jes.
@article{osti_1491417,
title = {Review—Multifunctional Separators: A Promising Approach for Improving the Durability and Performance of Li-Ion Batteries},
author = {Banerjee, Anjan and Ziv, Baruch and Shilina, Yuliya and Ziegelbauer, Joseph M. and Liu, Hanshuo and Harris, Kristopher J. and Botton, Gianluigi and Goward, Gillian R. and Luski, Shalom and Aurbach, Doron and Halalay, Ion C.},
abstractNote = {Electrified vehicles require Li-ion batteries (LIBs) with 10-year useful life. We review herein our progress since 2016 in the understanding of dissolved Mn species and LIB performance degradation by multifunctional materials. Multifunctional separators (MFSs), can trap Mn cations, scavenge acid species, and/or dispense alkali metal ions, with significant battery performance benefits: increased capacity retention during electrochemical cycling and improved rate performance. Cells with LiMn2O4 (LMO), LiNi0.6Mn0.2Co0.2O2 (NCM622), or LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 (LNMO) positive electrodes, graphite negative electrodes, and LiPF6/mixed organic carbonate solutions were investigated. XRD, ICP-OES, XANES, HR-SEM, FIB-SEM, and MAS-NMR on harvested cell components complemented and aided the interpretation of electrochemical test results.While in LIBs with positive electrodes affected by Mn dissolution cell performance improvements can be enabled by delaying and then impeding the deposition of transition metal (TM) ions deposition at negative electrodes through their trapping by MFS, acid scavenging separators provide a more general approach that can enable performance benefits in cells with non-spinel positive electrode materials such as NCM622, as well as with 5 V class positive electrode materials such as LNMO. We illustrate our discussion with both previously published and new data. We conclude with a discussion of remaining challenges, new opportunities, and recommendations for future work.},
doi = {10.1149/2.0561903jes},
journal = {Journal of the Electrochemical Society},
number = 3,
volume = 166,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {1}
}

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