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Areas of research include, but are not limited to:

• Design, synthesis and characterization of polyanion-based cathode materials

• Alternative uni- and multi-valent anode materials

• Low-cost carbon-based cathode materials 

Areas of research include, but are not limited to:

• Design, synthesis and characterization of polyanion-based cathode materials

• Alternative uni- and multi-valent anode materials

• Low-cost carbon-based cathode materials

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Li Air Battery

 Areas of research include, but are not limited to:

• Synthesis of nanostructured oxide catalysts/electrodes

• In situ studies of electrochemical reactions and chemical reactivity

• Novel electrode designs

• Solvent influence on redox potentials

• Nucleation and growth of Li2O2/Na2O

• In situ TEM studies of electrode-water interface

• In situ XANES of oxides

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Advanced electrode materials
(LiMPO4, LiMBO3, Li2MPO4F, LiV2O5: high-voltages and/or high capacity)

Advanced electrolytes and solvent-electrode interfaces (SEI)
(for high-voltage batteries)

Multivalent ion batteries
(host structures and electrolytes for Mg-ion batteries)

Prototyping

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  • Novel microporous separators
    (porous PE films by a solid state manufacturing process)
  • New Proton Conductive Composite Membranes
    (specially designed for redox systems)
  • Prototyping:
    • Batteries with redox reactions of small molecules
    • Metal-free aqueous flow battery

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