Papers and Talks

Papers and book chapters

Chemo-mechanical analysis of lithiation/delithiation of Ni rich single crystals, Pandurangi, S.S.; Hall, D.; Grey, C.P.; Deshpande, V; Fleck, N DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/acd47e

Shell-isolated nanoparticle-enhanced Raman spectroscopy, Zhang, Y.J., Ze, H., Fang, P.P., Huang, Y.F., Kudelski, A., Fernández-Vidal, J., Hardwick, L.J., Lipkowski, J., Tian, Z.Q., Li, J.F. Nat Rev Methods Primers 3, 36 (2023) DOI: 10.1038/s43586-023-00217-y

Mapping internal temperatures during high-rate battery applications, Heenan, T.M.M., Mombrini, I., Llewellyn, A., Checchia, S., Tan, C., Johnson, M., Jnawali, A., Garbarino, G., Jervis, R., Brett, D.J.L., Di Michiel, M., Shearing, P.R. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-023-05913-z

Oxygen-Redox Activity in Non-Lithium-Excess Tungsten-Doped LiNiO2 Cathode, Menon, A.S., Johnston, B.J., Booth, S.G., Zhang, L., Kress, K., Murdock, B.E., Paez Fajardo, G., Anthonisamy, N.N., Tapia-Ruiz, N., Agrestini, S., Garcia-Fernandez, M., Zhou, K., Thakur, P.K., Lee, T.L., Nedoma, A.J., Cussen, S.A., Piper, L.F.J. PRX Energy 2, 013005 DOI: 10.1103/PRXEnergy.2.013005

Determining the oxidation states of dissolved transition metals in battery electrolytes from solution NMR spectra, Grey, C.P., Allen, J.P., Chem. Commun., 2023, 59, 1677-1680 DOI: 10.1039/D2CC06655F

Monitoring the Formation of Nickel-Poor and Nickel-Rich Oxide Cathode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries with Synchrotron Radiation, Bixian Ying, Jack R. Fitzpatrick, Zhenjie Teng, Tianxiang Chen, Tsz Woon Benedict Lo, Vassilios Siozios, Claire A. Murray, Helen E. A. Brand, Sarah Day, Chiu C. Tang, Robert S. Weatherup, Michael Merz, Peter Nagel, Stefan Schuppler, Martin Winter, and Karin Kleiner, Chem. Mater. 2023, 35, 4 1514-1526 DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.2c02639

Surface reduction in lithium- and manganese-rich layered cathodes for lithium ion batteries drives voltage decay, Bo Wen, Farheen N. Sayed, Wesley M. Dose, Jędrzej K. Morzy, Yeonguk Son, Supreeth Nagendran, Caterina Ducati, Clare P. Grey and Michael F. L. De Volder, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2022, 10, 21941–21954 DOI: 10.1039/D2TA04876K

Revealing solid electrolyte interphase formation through interface-sensitive Operando X-ray absorption spectroscopy, Jack E. N. Swallow, Michael W. Fraser, Nis-Julian H. Kneusels, Jodie F. Charlton, Christopher G. Sole, Conor M. E. Phelan, Erik Björklund, Peter Bencok, Carlos Escudero, Virginia Pérez-Dieste, Clare P. Grey, Rebecca J. Nicholls & Robert S. Weatherup, Nat Commun 13, 6070 (2022)., DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-33691-1

Quantitative spatiotemporal mapping of thermal runaway propagation rates in lithium-ion cells using cross-correlated Gabor filtering, Radhakrishnan A, Buckwell M, Pham M, Finegan D, Rack A, Hinds G, Brett D, Shearing P, Energy Environ. Sci., 2022, 15, 3503-3518, DOI: 10.1039/D1EE03430H

Operando monitoring of single-particle kinetic state-of-charge heterogeneities and cracking in high-rate Li-ion anodes, Alice J. Merryweather, Quentin Jacquet, Steffen P. Emge, Christoph Schnedermann, Akshay Rao, Clare P. Grey, Nat. Mater. 21, 1306–1313 (2022), DOI: 10.1038/s41563-022-01324-z

Effect of annealing on the structure, composition, and electrochemistry of NMC811 coated with Al2O3 using an alkoxide precursor, Víctor Riesgo-González, David S. Hall, Katharina Märker, Jonathan Slaughter, Dominic S. Wright, and Clare P. Grey, Chem. Mater. 2022, 34, 9722−9735, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.2c02580

Correlative electrochemical acoustic time-of-flight spectroscopy and X-ray imaging to monitor the performance of single-crystal and polycrystalline NMC811/gr lithium-ion batteries, H. Michael, R.E. Owen, J.B. Robinson, T.M.M. Heenan, C. Tan, A.J. Wade, R. Jervis, D.J.L. Brett, P.R. Shearing, Journal of Power Sources 542 (2022) 231775, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2022.231775

Operando visualisation of kinetically-induced lithium heterogeneities in single-particle layered Ni-rich cathodes Chao Xu, Alice J. Merryweather, Shrinidhi S. Pandurangi, Zhengyan Lun, David S. Hall, Vikram S. Deshpande, Norman A. Fleck, Christoph Schnedermann, Akshay Rao, Clare P. Grey Joule 6, 2535–2546, DOI: 10.1016/j.joule.2022.09.008

Surface Analysis of Pristine and Cycled NMC/Graphite Lithium-Ion Battery Electrodes: Addressing the Measurement Challenges, Sofia Marchesini, Benjamen P. Reed, Helen Jones, Lidija Matjacic, Timothy E. Rosser, Yundong Zhou, Barry Brennan, Mariavitalia Tiddia, Rhodri Jervis, Melanie J. Loveridge, Rinaldo Raccichini, Juyeon Park, Andrew J. Wain, Gareth Hinds, Ian S. Gilmore, Alexander G. Shard, and Andrew J. Pollard, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14, 47, 52779–52793, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.2c13636

Synthesis of Heterometallic Zirconium Alkoxide Single-Source Precursors for Bimetallic Oxide Deposition, Jonathan Slaughter, Chloe Coates, George Phillips, Dipanjana Choudhury, Andrew D. Bond, Clare P. Grey, and Dominic S. Wright Inorg. Chem. 2022, 61, 48, 19203–19219, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.2c02852

Onset potential for electrolyte oxidation and Ni-rich cathode degradation in lithium-ion batteries, W. Dose, W. Li, I. Temprano, C. O’Keefe, L. Mehdi, M. De Volder, C. Grey ACS Energy Lett. 2022, 7, 10, 3524–3530, DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.2c01722

Surface reconstruction in lithium- and manganese-rich layered cathodes for lithium ion batteries leads to voltage decay, B. Wen, F. Sayed, W. Dose, .J Morzy, Y. Son, S. Nagendran, C. Ducati, C. Grey, and M. De Volder J. Mater. Chem. A, 2022, 10, 21941, DOI: 10.1039/D2TA04876K

Giant mid-IR resonant coupling to molecular vibrations in sub-nm gaps of plasmonic multilayer metafilms, R. Arul, D.-B. Grys, R. Chikkaraddy, N. S. Mueller, A. Xomalis, E. Miele, T. Euser, and J. Baumberg Light: Science & Applications (2022) 11:281, DOI: s41377-022-00943-0

Long-life and pH stable SnO2 coated Au nanoparticles for SHINERS, Julia Fernández-Vidal, Ana M. Gómez-Marín, Leanne A. H. Jones, Chih-Han Yen, Tim D. Veal, Vinod R. Dhanak, Chi-Chang Hu, Laurence J. Hardwick, J. Phys. Chem. C 2022, 126, 29, 12074–12081, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.2c02432

Two electrolyte decomposition pathways at nickel-rich cathode surfaces in lithium-ion batteries B. L. D. Rinkel, J. Padmanabhan Vivek, Nuria Garcia-Araez, Clare P. Grey
Energy Environ. Sci.
, 2022,15, 3416-3438, DOI: 10.1039/D1EE04053G

Lithium Insertion into Graphitic Carbon Observed via Operando Kerr-Gated Raman Spectroscopy Enables High State of Charge Diagnostics, Alex R. Neale, David C. Milan, Filipe Braga, Igor V. Sazanovich, and Laurence J. Hardwick, ACS Energy Lett. 2022, 7, 8, 2611–2618, DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.2c01120

Dynamics of Solid-Electrolyte Interphase Formation on Silicon Electrodes Revealed by Combinatorial Electrochemical Screening, Daniel Martín-Yerga, David C. Milan, Xiangdong Xu, Julia Fernández-Vidal, Laura Whalley, Alexander J. Cowan, Laurence J. Hardwick, and Patrick Unwin, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 14 June 2022, DOI: 10.1002/anie.202207184

Aerosol jet printing as a versatile sample preparation method for operando electrochemical TEM microdevices, Jędrzej K. Morzy, Aileen Sartor, Wesley M. Dose, Canlin Ou, Sohini Kar-Narayan, Michael F. L. de Volder, Caterina Ducati, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 9, 20 2200530, DOI: 10.1002/admi.202200530

Asphericity Can Cause Nonuniform Lithium Intercalation in Battery Active Particles, Aashutosh Mistry, Thomas Heenan, Kandler Smith, Paul Shearing, and Partha P. Mukherjee, ACS Energy Lett. 2022, 7, 5, 1871–1879, DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.2c00870

Effect of Aluminium Oxide Coating on the Degradation of NMC811 Cathodes, WM Dose, I Temprano, JP Allen, E Björklund, CA O’Keefe, W Li, L Mehdi, R Weatherup, M De Volder, C Grey, is: ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14, 13206−13222, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c22812

Effect of Lithiation upon the Shear Strength of NMC811 Single
, J.C. Stallard, S. Vema , D. Hall, A.R. Dennis, M. Penrod, C.P. Grey, V.S. Deshpande, N.A. Fleck, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2022 169 040511, DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/ac6244

Investigating the presence of adsorbed species on Pt steps at low potentials, Rubén Rizo, Julia Fernández-Vidal, Laurence J. Hardwick, Gary A. Attard, Francisco J. Vidal-Iglesias, Victor Climent, Enrique Herrero, Juan M. Feliu,  Nat Commun 13, 2550 (2022), DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-30241-7

Hollow-core optical fibre sensors for operando Raman spectroscopy investigation of Li-ion battery liquid electrolytes, Ermanno Miele, Wesley M. Dose, Ilya Manyakin, Michael H. Frosz, Michael F.L. De Volder, Clare P. Grey, Jeremy J. Baumberg and Tijmen G. Euser, Nat Commun 13, 1651 (2022), DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-29330-4

Thermal Runaway of Li-Ion Cells: How Internal Dynamics, Mass Ejection, and Heat Vary with Cell Geometry and Abuse Type, Matthew Sharp, John Jacob Darst, Peter Hughes, Julia Billman, Martin Pham, David Petrushenko, Thomas M. M. Heenan, Rhodri Jervis, Rhodri Owen, Drasti Patel, Du Wenjia, Harry Michael, Alexander Rack, Oxana V. Magdysyuk, Thomas Connolley, Dan J. L. Brett, Gareth Hinds, Matt Keyser, Eric Darcy, Paul R. Shearing, William Walker and Donal P. Finegan, J. Electrochem. Soc. 169 020526 DOI: J. Electrochem. Soc. 169 020526, DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/ac4fef

Cracking predictions of lithium-ion battery electrodes by X-ray computed tomography and modelling, Adam M.Boyce, Emilio Martínez-Pañeda, Aaron Wade, Ye Shui Zhang, Josh J. Bailey, Thomas M. M. Heenan, Dan J. L. Brett, Paul R. Shearing, Journal of Power Sources 526 (2022) 231119, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2022.231119

A greyscale erosion algorithm for tomography (GREAT) to rapidly detect battery particle defects, A. Wade, T. M. M. Heenan, M. Kok, T. Tranter, A. Leach, C. Tan, R. Jervis, D. J. L. Brett & P. R. Shearing, npj Mater Degrad 6, 44 (2022), DOI: 10.1038/s41529-022-00255-z

Spatially resolved operando synchrotron-based X-ray diffraction measurements of Ni-rich cathodes for Li-ion batteries, A.S. Leach, A.V. Llewellyn, C. Xu, C. Tan, T.M.M. Heenan, A. Dimitrijevic, K. Kleiner, C.P Grey, D.J.L. Brett, C.C. Tang, P.R. Shearing and R. Jervis, Front. Chem. Eng., 14 January 2022, DOI: 10.3389/fceng.2021.794194

A solution-processable near-infrared thermally activated delayed fluorescent dye with a fused aromatic acceptor and aggregation induced emission behavior, Daniel G. Congrave, Bluebell H. Drummond, Qinying Gu, Stephanie Montanaro, Haydn Francis, Víctor Riesgo-González, Weixuan Zeng, Campbell S. B. Matthews, Simon Dowland, Iain A. Wright, Clare P. Grey, Richard H. Friend and Hugo Bronstein,
J. Mater. Chem. C
, 2022, 10, 4831-4836, DOI: 10.1039/D1TC04753A

Operando Ultrasonic Monitoring of Lithium-Ion Battery Temperature and Behaviour at Different Cycling Rates and under Drive Cycle Conditions, Rhodri E. Owen, James B. Robinson, Julia S. Weaving, Martin T. M. Phama, Thomas G. Tranter, Tobias P. Neville, Duncan Billson, Michele Braglia, Richard Stocker, Annika Ahlberg Tidblad, Paul R. Shearing, Dan J. L. Brett, Owen, Rhodri Ellis, James B. Robinson, Julia S. Weaving, Martin T.M. Pham, Thomas G. Tranter, Tobias P. Neville, Duncan R. Billson, Michele Braglia, Richard Stocker, Annika Ahlberg Tiblad, Paul R. Shearing and Dan J. L. Brett., J. Electrochem. Soc. 169 040563, DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/ac6833

Negating the Interfacial Resistance between Solid and Liquid Electrolytes for Next-Generation Lithium Batteries, J. P. Vivek, N. Meddings, N. Garcia-Araez, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14, 1, 633–646, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c17247

In-situ X-ray tomographic imaging study of gas and structural evolution in a commercial Li-ion pouch cell, Wenjia Du, Rhodri E. Owen, Anmol Jnawali, Tobias P.Neville, Francesco Iacoviello, Zhenyu Zhang, Sebastien Liatard, Daniel J.L.Brett, Paul R.Shearing, Journal of Power Sources 520 (2022) 230818, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2021.230818

Batteries: materials principles and characterization methods, Chapter 6 Electron microscopies for batteries, Li, W., Browning, N.D., Mehdi, B.L.

Advances in Sustainable Energy, Chapter 3D X-Ray Characterization of Energy Storage and Conversion Devices, C. Tan, A. Leach, Thomas M. M. Heenan, Rhodri Jervis, Dan J. L. Brett & Paul R. Shearing DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-74406-9_18

The influence of electrochemical cycling protocols on capacity loss in nickel-rich lithium-ion batteries, W.M. Dose, J.K. Morzy, A. Mahadevegowda, C. Ducati, C.P. Grey, M.F.L. De Volder J. Mater. Chem. A, 2021,9, 23582-23596, DOI: 10.1039/D1TA06324C

A Dilatometric Study of Graphite Electrodes during Cycling with X-ray Computed Tomography, H. Michael, F. Iacoviello, T. M. M. Heenan, A. Llewellyn, J. S. Weaving, R. Jervis, D. J. L. Brett and P. R. Shearing, H. Michael et al 2021 J. Electrochem. Soc. 168 010507, DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/abd648

Perspectives for Next Generation Lithium-ion Battery Cathode Materials, Samuel Booth, Alisyn Nedoma, Nirmalesh Anthonisamy, Peter Baker, Rebecca Boston, Hugo Bronstein, Simon Clarke, Edmund Cussen, Venkateswarlu Daramalla, Michael De Volder, Siân Dutton, Viktoria Falkowski, Norman Fleck, Harry Geddes, Naresh Gollapally, Andrew Goodwin, John Griffin, Abby Haworth, Michael Hayward, Stephen Hull, Beverley Inkson, Beth Johnston, Ziheng Lu, Judith MacManus-Driscoll, Xabier Martínez De Irujo Labalde, Innes McClelland, Kirstie McCombie, Beth Murdock, Debasis Nayak, Seungkyu Park, Gabriel Pérez, Chris Pickard, Louis Piper, Helen Playford, Simon Price, David Scanlon, Joe Stallard, Nuria Tapia-Ruiz, Anthony West, Laura Wheatcroft, Megan Wilson, Li Zhang, Xuan Zhi, Bonan Zhu, Serena Cussen, APL Materials 9, 109201 (2021), DOI: 10.1063/5.0051092

Is lithium the key for nitrogen electroreduction? Westhead, O., Jervis, R. & Stephens, I. E. L., Science, 372, 6547 ,DOI: 10.1126/science.abi8329

Developments in Dilatometry for Characterisation of Electrochemical Devices, Harry Michael, Rhodri Jervis, Dan J. L. Brett, Paul R. Shearing, Batteries & Supercaps 2021,4, 1378–1396, DOI: 10.1002/batt.202100027

Characterizing Batteries by In Situ Electrochemical Atomic Force Microscopy: A Critical Review, Zhenyu Zhang, Samia Said, Keenan Smith, Rhodri Jervis, Christopher A. Howard, Paul R. Shearing, Dan J. L. Brett, Thomas S. Miller, Adv. Energy Mater. 2021, 11, 2101518, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.202101518

Transition Metal Dissolution and Degradation in NMC811-Graphite Electrochemical Cells, Ruff Z, Xu C, Grey C., J. Electrochem. Soc. 168 060518, DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/ac0359

Dendrite suppression by anode polishing in zinc-ion batteries, Zhenyu Zhang, Samia Said, Keenan Smith, Ye Shui Zhang, Guanjie He, Rhodri Jervis, Paul R. Shearing, Thomas S. Miller and Dan J. L. Brett, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2021, 9, 15355-15362, DOI: 10.1039/D1TA02682H

Cycle-induced interfacial degradation and transition metal cross-over in LiNi0.8Mn0.1Co0.1O2-graphite cells, Erik Björklund, Chao Xu, Wesley M. Dose, Christopher G. Sole, Pardeep Kumar, Tien-Lin Lee, Michael F. L. De Volder, Clare P. Grey and Robert S. Weatherup, Chemistry of Materials 2022 34 (5), 2034-2048, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.1c02722

Nano-Scale State-of-Charge Heterogeneities within Polycrystalline Ni-Rich Layered Oxide Cathode Materials, C. Tan, A. S. Leach, T. M.M. Heenan, H. Parks, R. Jervis, J. Nelson Weker, D.J.L. Brett, P. R. Shearing, Cell Reports Physical Science 2,
100647, DOI: 10.1016/j.xcrp.2021.100647

The Complex Role of Aluminium Contamination in Nickel-rich Layered Oxide Cathodes for Lithium-ion Batteries,  Juhan Lee, Houari Amari, Mounib Bahri, Zonghao Shen, Chao Xu, Zachary Ruff, Clare Grey, Ovidiu Ersen, Ainara Aguadero, Nigel D. Browning, B. Layla Mehdi, Batteries& Supercaps 2021, 4, 1813–1820, DOI: 10.1002/batt.202100110

Controlling Radiolysis Chemistry on the Nanoscale in Liquid Cell Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy, Juhan Lee, Daniel Nicholls, Andrew Stevens, Nigel D. Browning, B. Layla Mehdi, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2021, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/d0cp06369j

Operando Measurement of Layer Breathing Modes in Lithiated Graphite, Yadegari, H., Koronfel, M. A., Wang, K., Thornton, D. B., Stephens, I. E. L., Molteni, C., Haynes, P. D. & Ryan, M. P., ACS Energy Lett. 2021, 6, 4, 1633–1638, DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.1c00494

Degradation in lithium ion battery current collectors, Liya Guo, Daisy B Thornton, Mohamed A Koronfel, Ifan E L Stephens and Mary P Ryan, J. Phys. Energy 3 (2021) 032015, DOI: 10.1088/2515-7655/ac0c04

Toward an Understanding of SEI Formation and Lithium Plating on Copper in Anode-Free Batteries, Menkin S, O’Keefe CA, Gunnarsdóttir AB, Dey S, Pesci FM, Shen Z, Aguadero A, Grey CP, J. Phys. Chem. C 2021, 125, 16719−16732, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c03877

Phase Behavior during Electrochemical Cycling of Ni‐Rich Cathode Materials for Li‐Ion Batteries, Chao Xu, Philip J. Reeves, Quentin Jacquet, and Clare P. Grey, Ad. Energy Mat. Feb 2021, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.202003404

The Effects of Ambient Storage Conditions on the Structural and Electrochemical Properties of NMC-811 Cathodes for Li-ion batteries, Chiara Busa, Meltiani Belekoukia and Mel Loveridge, Electrachimica Acta Jan 2021 137358, DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2020.137358

Phase Behaviour during Electrochemical Cycling of Ni-Rich Cathode Materials for Li-ion Batteries, Chao Xu, Philip J. Reeves, Quentin Jacquet, Clare P. Grey, Advanced Energy Materials, 21 December 2020, DOI:

Sample Dependence of Magnetism in the Next-Generation Cathode Material LiNi0.8Mn0.1Co0.1O2, Paromita Mukherjee, Joseph A. M. Paddison, Chao Xu, Zachary Ruff, Andrew R. Wildes, David A. Keen, Ronald I. Smith, Clare P. Grey, and Siân E. Dutton Inorg. Chem. 2021, 60, 1, 263–271, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c02899

Effect of Anode Slippage on Cathode Cutoff Potential and Degradation Mechanisms in Ni-rich Li-ion Batteries, Wesley M. Dose, Chao Xu, Clare P. Grey, Michael F. L. De Volder, Cell Reports Physical Science, Volume 1, Issue 11, 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.xcrp.2020.100253

Prospects for lithium-ion batteries and beyond—a 2030 vision, Clare P Grey and David S Hall, Nature Communications, volume 11, 6279 (2020), DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-19991-4

Identifying the Origins of Microstructural Defects Such as Cracking within Ni‐Rich NMC811 Cathode Particles for Lithium‐Ion Batteries, T. Heenan, A. Wade, C. Tan, J. Parker, D. Matras, A. Leach, J. Robinson, A. Llewellyn, A. Dimitrijevic, R. Jervis, P. Quinn, D. Brett, P. Shearing, Ad. Energy Mat. Nov 2020, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.202002655

An Advanced Datasheet on NMC811 vs Gr-Si 18650 Li-ion Batteries, T. M. M. Heenan, A. Jnawali, M. D.R. Kok, T. G. Tranter, C. Tan, A. Dimitrijevic, R. Jervis, D. J. L. Brett, P. R. Shearing, Data in Brief 32 (2020) 106033, DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2020.106033

Synthesis of layered silicon-graphene hetero-structures by wet jet milling for high capacity anodes in Li-ion batteries, Romeo Malik, Qianye Huang, Laura Silvestri, Danqing Liu, Vittorio Pellegrini, Luigi Marasco, Eleonora Venezia, Sara Abouali, Francesco Bonaccorso, Michael J. Lain, David Greenwood, Geoff West, Paul Shearing and Melanie Jayne Loveridge, 2D Mater. 8 015012, DOI: 10.1088/2053-1583/aba5ca

The origin of chemical inhomogeneity in garnet electrolytes and its impact on the electrochemical performance, H. Brugge, F. M. Pesci, A. Cavallaro, C. Sole, M. A. Isaacs, G. Kerherve, R. S Weatherup, A. Aguadero,
J. Mater. Chem. A
, 2020,8, 14265-14276, DOI: 10.1039/D0TA04974C

Minimising Damage in High Resolution Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope Images of Nanoscale Structures and Processes, Daniel Nicholls, Juhan Lee, Houari Amari, Andrew J. Stevens, B. Layla Mehdi, Nigel D. Browning, Nanoscale, 2020, 12, 21248-21254 DOI: 10.1039/D0NR04589F

Selective NMR observation of the SEI–metal interface by dynamic nuclear polarisation from lithium metal, Michael A. Hope, Bernardine L. D. Rinkel, Anna B. Gunnarsdóttir, Katharina Märker, Svetlana Menkin, Subhradip Paul, Ivan V. Sergeyev & Clare P. Grey, Nat. Comms 2020 11, 2224 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-16114-x

Operando NMR of NMC811/graphite lithium-ion batteries: Structure, dynamics, and lithium metal deposition, Katharina Märker, Chao Xu, and Clare P. Grey, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 41, 17447–17456, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c06727

Bulk fatigue induced by surface reconstruction in layered Ni-rich cathodes for Li-ion batteries, Chao Xu, Katharina Märker, Juhan Lee, Amoghavarsha Mahadevegowda, Philip J. Reeves, Sarah J. Day, Matthias F. Groh, Steffen P. Emge, Caterina Ducati, B. Layla Mehdi, Chiu C. Tang, Clare P. Grey, Nat. Mater. (2020), DOI: 10.1038/s41563-020-0767-8

Ageing analysis and asymmetric stress considerations for small format cylindrical cells for wearable electronic devices, C.C. Tan, M. Walker, G. Remy, N. Kourra, F. Maddar, S. Dixon, M. Williams, M.J. Loveridge, J. Power Sources, Oct 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2020.228626

Electrolyte Oxidation Pathways in Lithium-Ion Batteries, Bernardine L. D. Rinkel, David Hall, Israel Temprano, Clare P. Grey, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 35, 15058–15074 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c06363

Operando electrochemical AFM: morphological & mechanical investigation of SEI layer on graphite anode, Z. Zhang, K. Smith, R. Jervis, P.R. Shearing, T.S. Miller, D.J.L. Brett, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 31, 35132–35141, July 2020 DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c11190

Exploring cycling induced crystallographic change in NMC with X-ray diffraction computed tomography, Sohrab R. Daemi, Chun Tan, Antonis Vamvakeros, Thomas M. M. Heenan, Donal P. Finegan, Marco Di Michiel, Andrew M. Beale, James Cookson, Enrico Petrucco, Julia S. Weaving, Simon Jacques, Rhodri Jervis, Dan J. L. Brett and Paul R. Shearing, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Jun 2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0CP01851A

Highly sensitive operando pressure measurements of Li-ion battery materials with a simply modified Swagelok cell, Niamh Ryall and Nuria Garcia-Araez, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Jun 2020, DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/ab9e81

Correlative acoustic time-of-flight spectroscopy and X-ray imaging to investigate gas-induced delamination in lithium-ion pouch cells during thermal runaway, Martin T.M. Pham, John J. Darst, Donal P. Finegan, James B. Robinson, Thomas M.M. Heenan, Matt D.R. Kok, Francesco Iacoviello, Rhodri Owen, William Q. Walker, Oxana V. Magdysyuk, Thomas Connolley, Eric Darcy, Gareth Hinds, Dan J.L. Brett, Paul R. Shearing, Journal of Power Sources, Jun 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2020.228039

4D imaging of lithium-batteries using correlative neutron and X-ray tomography with a virtual unrolling technique, Ziesche RF, Arlt T, Finegan DP, Heenan TMM, Tengattini A, Baum D, Kardjilov N, Markötter H, Manke I, Kockelmann W, Brett DJL, Shearing PR, Nat Commun 11, 777 (2020), DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-13943-3. The paper was featured in a list of Editor’s Highlights of recent research into energy materials.

Quantitative relationships between pore tortuosity, pore topology, and solid particle morphology using a novel discrete particle size algorithm, Francois L. E. Usseglio-Viretta, Donal P. Finegan, Andrew Colclasure, Thomas M. M. Heenan, Daniel Abraham, Paul Shearing and Kandler Smith, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Jun 2020, DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/ab913b

Spatial Quantification of Dynamic Inter and Intra Particle Crystallographic Heterogeneities Within Lithium Ion Electrodes. Finegan, D.P., Vamvakeros, A., Tan, C. et al.Nat Commun 11, 631 (2020), DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-14467-x. The paper was featured in a list of Editor’s Highlights of recent research into energy materials.

Thermal runaway of a Li-ion battery studied by combined ARC and multi-length scale X-ray CT, Drasti Patel, James B. Robinson, Sarah Ball, Daniel J. L. Brett and Paul R. Shearing, J. Electrochem. Soc, Apr 2020, DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/ab7fb6

3D microstructure design of lithium-ion battery
electrodes assisted by X-ray nano-computed
tomography and modelling
, Xuekun Lu, Antonio Bertei, Donal P. Finegan, Chun Tan, Sohrab R. Daemi, Julia S. Weaving, Kieran B. O’Regan, Thomas M. M. Heenan, Gareth Hinds, Emma Kendrick, Dan J. L. Brett & Paul R. Shearing, Nat Commun 11, 2079 (2020) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-15811-x

Identifying degradation patterns of lithium ion batteries from impedance spectroscopy using machine learning, Y. Zhang , Q. Tang, Y. Zhang, J. Wang, U. Stimming, A. A. Lee, Nature Comms, Apr 2020, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-15235-7

Sample Dependence of Magnetism in the Next Generation Cathode Material LiNi0.8Mn0.1Co0.1O2, P Mukherjee, JAM Paddison, C Xu, Z Ruff, AR Wildes, DA Keen, RI Smith, CP Grey, S Dutton, Inorganic Chemistry (2020) 60, 263, DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c02899

Rapid preparation of geometrically optimal battery electrode samples for nano scale X-ray characterisation, C. Tan, S. Daemi, T. Heenan, F. Iacoviello, A. S. Leach, L. Rasha, R. Jervis, D. J. L. Brett and P. R. Shearing, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Apr 2020, DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/ab80cd

Resolving Li‐Ion battery electrode particles using rapid lab‐based X‐ray nano‐computed tomography for high‐throughput quantification, T. M. M. Heenan, A. V. Llewellyn, A. S. Leach, M. D. R. Kok, C. Tan, R. Jervis, D. J. L. Brett, P. R. Shearing, Advanced Science, Apr 2020, DOI: 10.1002/advs.202000362

Theoretical Transmissions for X-ray Computed Tomography Studies of Lithium-Ion Battery Cathodes, Thomas Heenan, Chun Tan, Aaron Wade, Rhodri Jervis, Dan Brett and Paul Shearing, Materials & Design, Feb 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2020.108585  

In situ Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroelectrochemical Study of Graphene-Based Supercapacitors: Comparison Between Chemically Reduced Graphene Oxide and Nitrogen-Doped Reduced Graphene Oxide, Wang, B., Likodimos V, Fielding A, Dryfe R., Carbon, Dec 2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2019.12.045    

Intercalation Behaviour of Li and Na into 3-layer and Multilayer MoS2 Flakes, Zou, J., Li F, Bissett M, Kim F, Hardwick LJ., Electrochimica Acta, Nov 2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2019.135284    

Representative Resolution Analysis for X-ray CT: A Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Case Study, Heenan, T. M. M., Tan C, Jervis R, Lu X, Brett D, Shearing P, Chemical Engineering Science: Oct 2019, DOI: 10.1016/j.cesx.2019.100043    

Kerr Gated Raman Spectroscopy of LiPF6 Salt and LiPF6-based Organic Carbonate Electrolyte for Li-ion Batteries, L. Cabo-Fernandez, A. R. Neale, F. Braga, I. V. Sazanovich, R. Kostecki, L. J. Hardwick, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Sep 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C9CP02430A

Virtual Unrolling of Spirally-Wound Lithium-Ion Cells for Correlative Degradation Studies and Predictive Fault Detection, Kok, M. D. R., Robinson J, Weaving J, Jnawali A, Pham M, Iacoviello F, Brett D, Shearing P, Sustainable Energy and Fuels, Aug 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C9SE00500E    

Electron Paramagnetic Resonance as a Structural Tool to Study Graphene Oxide: Potential Dependence of the EPR Response, Wang, B., Fielding A, Dryfe R. J. of Physical Chemistry C, Aug 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b04292

Porous Metal–Organic Frameworks for Enhanced Performance Silicon Anodes in Lithium-Ion Batteries, Romeo Malik, Melanie. J. Loveridge, Luke J. Williams, Qianye Huang, Geoff West, Paul R. Shearing, Rohit Bhagat, Richard I. Walton. Chem. Mater 2019, 31, 11, 4156-4165; May 15, 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00933

Spatially Resolving Lithiation in Silicon–Graphite Composite Electrodes via in Situ High-Energy X-ray Diffraction Computed Tomography, Donal P. Finegan, Antonis Vamvakeros, Lei Cao, Chun Tan, Thomas M. M. Heenan, Sohrab R. Daemi, Simon D. M. Jacques, Andrew M. Beale, Marco Di Michiel, Kandler Smith, Dan J. L. Brett Paul R. Shearing, and Chunmei Ban, Nano Letters 2019 19 (6), 3811-3820. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.

Temperature Considerations for Charging Li-Ion Batteries: Inductive versus Mains Charging Modes for Portable Electronic Devices, Loveridge, Melanie & Tan, Chaou & M. Maddar, Faduma & Remy, Guillaume & Abbott, Mike & Dixon, Shaun & McMahon, Richard & Curnick, Ollie & Ellis, Mark & Lain, Mike & Barai, Anup & Amor-Segan, Mark & Bhagat, Rohit & Greenwood, Dave, ACS Energy Letters, 2019, 4. 1086-1091. DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.9b00663    

4D Visualisation of in situ nano-compression of Li-ion cathode materials to mimic early stage calendaring, S.R. Daemi, X. Lu, D. Sykes, J. Behnsen, C. Tan, A Palacios-Padros, J. Cookson, E. Petrucco, P.J. Withers, D. J. L. Brett, and Paul Shearing, Mater. Horiz, 2019 Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C8MH01533C

Concentrated Electrolytes for Enhanced Stability of Al-Alloy Negative Electrodes in Li-Ion Batteries, Averey K. Chan, Ryoichi Tatara, Shuting Feng, Pinar Karayaylali, Jeffrey Lopez, Ifan E. L. Stephens, Yang Shao-Horn, J. Electrochem. Soc., Jun 2019, DOI: 10.1149/2.0581910jes

Modelling and experiments to identify high-risk failure scenarios for testing the safety of lithium-ion cells, Donal P. Finegan, John Darst, William Walker, Qibo Li, Chuanbo Yang, Rhodri Jervis, Thomas M.M.Heenan Jennifer Hack, James C.Thomas, Alexander Rack, Dan J.L. Brett, Paul R. Shearing, Matt Keyser, Eric Darcy, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 417, 31 March 2019, Pages 29-41, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.01.077

Evolution of Structure and Lithium Dynamics in LiNi0.8Mn0.1Co0.1O2(NMC811) Cathodes during Electrochemical Cycling, K. Märker, P. Reeves, C. Xu, K. Griffith and C. Grey, Chemistry of Materials, 11 March 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00140

Advanced Spectroelectrochemical Techniques to Study Electrode Interfaces Within Lithium-Ion and Lithium-Oxygen Batteries, Cowan, A.J., Hardwick, L.J., Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry, 2019, 10.1146/annurev-anchem-061318-115303

In‐Situ Electrochemical SHINERS Investigation of SEI Composition on Carbon‐Coated Zn0.9Fe0.1O Anode for Lithium‐Ion Batteries, Laura Cabo‐Fernandez, Dominic Bresser, Filipe Braga, Stefano Passerini, Laurence J. Hardwick, Batteries & Supercaps, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/batt.201800063

Evolution of Electrochemical Cell Designs for In-Situ and Operando 3D Characterization, Tan C, Daemi SR, Taiwo, Heenan TMM, Brett DJL, Shearing PR., Materials (Basel), (2018) Nov 1;11(11). pii: E2157, DOI: 10.3390/ma11112157


(Invited) Laurence Hardwick, Operando Kerr Gated Raman Spectroscopy to Investigate Ageing Processes on Lithium-Ion Electrode Interfaces, MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit 2021, 7 December 2021. (Online.)

(Invited) David Hall, Battery Technology, 17th Cambridge Energy Masterclass, 7 December 2021.

Hrishit Banerjee, External stimuli driven spin transitions and piezochromism in metal organic complexes, MMM Hub++ Annual Conference, 14 September 2021. (Online.)

Alex Neale, Operando Kerr Gated Raman spectroscopic investigations of Lithium-ion intercalation processes, 72nd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, September 2021. (Online.)

Laurence Hardwick, Heparan sulfate Raman spectroscopy to investigate processes at lithium-ion electrode interfaces, ACS Fall 2021, 25 August 2021. (Online.)

(Invited) Clare Grey, In situ and ex situ studies of battery materials with magnetic resonance and diffraction methods, XXV General Assembly and Congress of the International Union of Crystallography, 17 August 2021. (Online.)

(Invited) Ermanno Miele, Watching operating Li-ion batteries by Raman through hollow-core optical fibres, 23 July 2021. (Online.)

(Invited) Hrishit Banerjee, lecture on 2D magnetism at La Sapienza Università, Rome, Italy, 7 June 2021. (Online.)

Erik Björkland, Interfacial Degradation in NMC811-Graphite Batteries during Extended Cycling, 239th ECS meeting, June 2021. (Online.)

Wes Dose, Anodic Stability of Electrolyte Solvents and Additives at the Ni-Rich NMC Cathode-Electrolyte Interface in Li-Ion Batteries, 239th ECS meeting, June 2021. (Online.)

(Invited) B. Layla Mehdi,  Keynote Speaker Presentation at the Conference 2021 – EPSRC CDT in Energy Storage and its Applications. 13th January 2021. (Online.)

(Invited) Mel Loveridge, Battery Characterisation & Forensics, WMG Battery School for Industry. Sept and Dec 2020. (Online.)

(Invited) David Hall, Challenges and Opportunities in Lithium-ion Battery Research. BP Institute Masterclass in Energy Supply and Demand, Cambridge, United Kingdom. Dec 2020. (Online.)

(Invited) Clare Grey, Faraday Institution Annual Conference, United Kingdom. 25 Nov 2020. (Online.)

(Invited) Chao Xu, Diamond Light Source seminar Battery degradation mechanism revealed by long-duration synchrotron X-ray diffraction, United Kingdom. 19 Nov. (Online.)

(Invited) Clare Grey, International Workshop on Lithium, Industrials Minerals and Energy (IWLiME), Chile. Nov 2020. (Online.)

(Invited) David Hall, Rhod Jervis, Clare Grey, Extending Battery Life – Studies within the Faraday Institution on NMC811/Graphite Full Cells. PRiME 2020, 238th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Honolulu, USA. Oct 2020. (Online).

Katharina Märker, Chao Xu, Clare Grey, Operando NMR of NMC811/Graphite Lithium-Ion Batteries: Structure, Dynamics, and Lithium Metal Deposition. PRiME 2020, 238th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Honolulu, USA. Oct 2020. (Online.)

(Invited) Mel Loveridge, Why Li-ion Batteries Degrade & Lose Their Capacity – The Iliad & The Odyssey for Li ions, SCI talk. July 2020. (Online.)

Saisameera Mitta, In-Situ Scanning Probe Microscopy of Battery Materials at SNES Summer Symposium, United Kingdom. July 2020. (Online.)

Wesley Dose, Origins of Capacity Fade and Material Degradation in Ni-Rich NMC Li-Ion BatteriesW Dose, JK Morzy, A Mahadevegowda, C Ducati, CP Grey, MFL De Volder – ECS Meeting Abstracts (2020) MA2020-02, 3724 (DOI: 10.1149/ma2020-02453724mtgabs)

Wesley Dose, The Effect of Anode Slippage on Cathode Cutoff Potential and Degradation Mechanisms in Ni-Rich Li-Ion Batteries, W Dose, C Xu, CP Grey, MFL De Volder – ECS Meeting Abstracts (2020) MA2020-02, 3735 (DOI: 10.1149/ma2020-02453735mtgabs)

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