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Title: Oxygen Release Degradation in Li–Ion Battery Cathode Materials: Mechanisms and Mitigating Approaches

Abstract

Widespread application of Li–ion batteries (LIBs) in large–scale transportation and grid storage systems requires highly stable and safe performance of the batteries in prolonged and diverse service conditions. Oxygen release from oxygen–containing positive electrode materials is one of the major structural degradations resulting in rapid capacity/voltage fading of the battery and triggering the parasitic thermal runaway events. Herein, the authors summarize the recent progress in understanding the mechanisms of the oxygen release phenomena and correlative structural degradations observed in four major groups of cathode materials: layered, spinel, olivine, and Li–rich cathodes. In addition, the engineering and materials design approaches that improve the structural integrity of the cathode materials and minimize the detrimental O 2 evolution reaction are summarized. As a result, the authors believe that this review can guide researchers on developing mitigation strategies for the design of next–generation oxygen–containing cathode materials where the oxygen release is no longer a major degradation issue.

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [2];  [1]
  1. Univ. of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (United States)
  2. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
National Science Foundation (NSF); USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (EE-3V)
OSTI Identifier:
1526722
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1509941
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357; AC02‐06CH11357
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Advanced Energy Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 9; Journal Issue: 22; Journal ID: ISSN 1614-6832
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Li-ion battery cathodes; oxygen release; phase transformation; structural degradation; thermal runaway

Citation Formats

Sharifi‐Asl, Soroosh, Lu, Jun, Amine, Khalil, and Shahbazian‐Yassar, Reza. Oxygen Release Degradation in Li–Ion Battery Cathode Materials: Mechanisms and Mitigating Approaches. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1002/aenm.201900551.
Sharifi‐Asl, Soroosh, Lu, Jun, Amine, Khalil, & Shahbazian‐Yassar, Reza. Oxygen Release Degradation in Li–Ion Battery Cathode Materials: Mechanisms and Mitigating Approaches. United States. doi:10.1002/aenm.201900551.
Sharifi‐Asl, Soroosh, Lu, Jun, Amine, Khalil, and Shahbazian‐Yassar, Reza. Mon . "Oxygen Release Degradation in Li–Ion Battery Cathode Materials: Mechanisms and Mitigating Approaches". United States. doi:10.1002/aenm.201900551.
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title = {Oxygen Release Degradation in Li–Ion Battery Cathode Materials: Mechanisms and Mitigating Approaches},
author = {Sharifi‐Asl, Soroosh and Lu, Jun and Amine, Khalil and Shahbazian‐Yassar, Reza},
abstractNote = {Widespread application of Li–ion batteries (LIBs) in large–scale transportation and grid storage systems requires highly stable and safe performance of the batteries in prolonged and diverse service conditions. Oxygen release from oxygen–containing positive electrode materials is one of the major structural degradations resulting in rapid capacity/voltage fading of the battery and triggering the parasitic thermal runaway events. Herein, the authors summarize the recent progress in understanding the mechanisms of the oxygen release phenomena and correlative structural degradations observed in four major groups of cathode materials: layered, spinel, olivine, and Li–rich cathodes. In addition, the engineering and materials design approaches that improve the structural integrity of the cathode materials and minimize the detrimental O2 evolution reaction are summarized. As a result, the authors believe that this review can guide researchers on developing mitigation strategies for the design of next–generation oxygen–containing cathode materials where the oxygen release is no longer a major degradation issue.},
doi = {10.1002/aenm.201900551},
journal = {Advanced Energy Materials},
number = 22,
volume = 9,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {4}
}

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