221st ECS Meeting - Seattle, Washington

May 6 - May 10, 2012



B5 - Special Topics in Battery Science and Technology


Monday, May 7, 2012

Room 606, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Metal-Air Batteries

Co-Chairs: Arumugam Manthiram and S. R. Narayanan
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:20   477   Metal-Air Rechargeable Batteries - Challenges and Recent Developments S. Narayanan, A. K. Manohar, S. Malkhandi, B. Yang, G. Prakash (University of Southern California), and A. Kindler (California Institute of Technology)
09:00   478   The Rechargeability Study on Lithium/Air Batteries M. Au and T. Adams (Savannah River National Laboratory)
09:20   479   A Dual-Electrolyte Rechargeable Li-Air Battery with Phosphate Buffer Catholyte A. Manthiram, L. Li (The University of Texas at Austin), and X. Zhao (University of Texas at Austin)
09:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)
10:00   480   Colloidal Manganese Oxide Nanoparticles as Bifunctional Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction and Evolution Reactions in Lithium/Air Batteries M. Augustin, O. Yezerska (Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials), H. Borchert, T. Plaggenborg (Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg), and D. Fenske (Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials)
10:20   481   Stability Comparison towards Oxygen Reduction Products between Oligoether Silane and Propylene Carbonate for Lithium-Air Batteries P. Du, Z. Zhang, J. Lu, and K. Amine (Argonne National Laboratory)
10:40   482   The Identification of Stable Solvents for Nonaqueous Rechargeable Li-Air Batteries V. Bryantsev, J. Uddin, W. Walker, V. Giordani, S. Zecevic, D. Addison (Liox Power, Inc.), and G. V. Chase (Liox Power Inc.)
11:00   483   Investigation of the Role of Different Ethers in Lithium-Air Batteries G. K. Wiberg, R. Subbaraman, J. S. Jirkovsky, V. R. Stamenkovic, and N. M. Markovic (Argonne National Laboratory)
11:20   484   Understanding the Role of Water in Li-O2 Electrocatalysis R. Subbaraman, J. Staszak-Jirkovsky, G. K. Wiberg, V. R. Stamenkovic, and N. M. Markovic (Argonne National Laboratory)
11:40   485   Electrocatalytic and Surface Morphology Effects on Carbon Supports for Li-O2 Batteries J. S. Jirkovsky, R. Subbaraman, G. K. Wiberg, V. R. Stamenkovic, and N. M. Markovic (Argonne National Laboratory)

Redox Flow Batteries

Co-Chairs: Yet-Ming Chiang and Alejandro Franco
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
14:00   486   High Energy Density Redox Flow Electrodes to Enable Large Scale Electrochemical Storage Y. Chiang, W. C. Carter, Y. Dong, V. Brunini, N. Baram, and Z. Li (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
14:40   487   A Novel Iron-Polysulfide Redox Flow Battery for Renewable Energy Conversion and Storage Applications G. Xia, X. Wei, L. Li, Z. Yang, G. Graff, and J. Liu (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
15:00   488   Measuring Ion-Ion Interactions in Cation Exchange Membranes for All-Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries L. D. Griffith, S. Kim, and C. Monroe (University of Michigan)
15:20 Intermission (20 Minutes)
15:40   489   Electrochemical Stability of Ionic Liquids for Vanadium Redox Flow Battery by Density Functional Theory C. Yang, X. Xie, C. Zhao, and Z. Mao (Tsinghua University)
16:00   490   A Numerical Study of the Effect of Flow Field on Cell Performance and Efficiency of VRFBs Q. Xu and T. S. Zhao (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
16:20   491   A Multiscale Physical Model of Electrochemical Storage Systems A. A. Franco (CEA)

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Ballroom 6A, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Lithium-ion Barttery Cathodes

Co-Chairs: Michael Thackeray and Karim Zaghib
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:00   492   Recent Advances in Manganese Oxide Materials for Lithium Battery Applications M. Thackeray (Argonne National Laboratory)
08:40   493   Electrochemical Behavior Associated with Microstructure of LiNi0.8Co0.15Al0.05O2 for Lithium-Ion Batteries Y. Makimura (Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc.), S. Zheng, Y. Ikuhara (Japan Fine Ceramics Center), and Y. Ukyo (Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc.)
09:00   494   First-Principles Study of the Ionic Ordering in LixNi0.5Mn1.5O4 E. Lee and K. Persson (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
09:20   495   The Lattice Orientation-Controls of Lithium Cobalt Oxide Cathode Thin Films by RF-Magnetron Sputtering for Thin Film Batteries Y. Yoon, C. Park, J. Kim, and D. Shin (Hanyang University)
09:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)
10:00   496   In Situ Hydrothermal Synthesis of Defect-Free LiMPO4 J. Chen and J. Graetz (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
10:20   497   Towards the Understanding of Coatings on Rate Performance of LiFePO4 J. Chong, S. Xun, X. Song, P. Ridgway, G. Liu, and V. S. Battaglia (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
10:40   498   Direct Observation of Enhanced Lithium-Ion Intercalation in LiFePO4 Nanocrystals with Controlled Crystallinity Q. N. Chen, Y. Liu, Y. Liu, S. Xie, G. Cao, and J. Li (University of Washington)
11:00   499   New Polyanion Compounds as High-Capacity Electrode Materials for Li-Ion Batteries Y. Yang (Xiamen University)
11:20   500   The Crystal Chemistry of the Lithium-Ion Battery Cathode Li2MnSiO4 - an X-ray and Neutron Diffraction Study R. J. Gummow (James Cook University), N. Sharma, V. K. Peterson (Australian Nuclear Sceince and Technology Organization), and Y. He (James Cook University)
11:40   501   Utilizing Carbon Nanotubes to Enhance Rate Capability of Lithium Iron Phosphate for High Power Lithium-Ion Batteries M. Gnanavel and A. J. Bhattacharyya (Indian Institute of Science)


Co-Chairs: Bor Yann and Jason Croy
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
14:00   502   Decoding the Structure of Novel, High-Capacity, Li-Ion Cathodes Using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy J. R. Croy, M. Balasubramanian, D. Kim, S. Kang, and M. Thackeray (Argonne National Laboratory)
14:40   503   Techniques for In Situ TEM Characterization and Electrochemistry of Nanoscale Battery Materials J. P. Sullivan, J. Y. Huang, M. J. Shaw, K. R. Zavadil (Sandia National Laboratories), A. Subramanian (Virginia Commonwealth University), Y. Liu, X. Liu, N. Hudak, and S. J. Hearne (Sandia National Laboratories)
15:00   504   In-Situ TEM Electrochemistry of Anode Materials in Lithium-Ion Batteries J. Huang, X. Liu, Y. Liu, J. P. Sullivan, K. R. Zavadil (Sandia National Laboratories), T. Zhu (Georgia Institute of Technology), L. Zhong, L. Q. Zhang, S. Mao (University of Pittsburgh), A. Kushima, J. Li (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and S. T. Picraux (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
15:20 Intermission (20 Minutes)
15:40   505   In Situ Neutron Reflectometry for the Direct Measurement of Cyclic and Evolving Structures in the Lithium Battery Solid Electrolyte Interphase S. C. DeCaluwe (National Institute of Standards and Technology), J. E. Owejan, J. P. Owejan (General Motors LLC), and J. A. Dura (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
16:00   506   Neutron Imaging of Degraded LFP Pouch Cells Illustrate Dendrite Formation and Internal Shorts J. B. Siegel, X. Lin, and A. G. Stefanopoulou (University of Michigan)
16:20   507   In Situ Determination of Manganese Dissolution Rates in Lithium Manganese Oxide Batteries Using Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy G. B. Less, J. G. Gallegos, and A. Sastry (University of Michigan)
16:40   508   Combining Quantitative Electrochemistry and Electron Microscopy to Study Nanostructured Materials Response and Stability: Reversible Lithiation of Silicon Nanowires K. R. Zavadil, X. Liu, Y. Liu, and J. Huang (Sandia National Laboratories)
17:00   509   In Situ EPR Study of a LiMn2O4 Cathode Battery J. G. Gallegos, G. B. Less, J. Park, and A. Sastry (University of Michigan)
17:20   510   3D Morphological Evolution of Li-Ion Battery Anode LiVO2 during Oxidation --Using X-ray Nano-Tomography Y. K. Chen (Brookhaven National Laboratory), P. Shearing (Imperial College), Q. Yuan (Brookhaven National Laboratory), J. Gelb (Xradia Inc.), C. Eng, and J. Wang (Brookhaven National Laboratory)

Ballroom 6E, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Poster Session

Co-Chairs: Arumugam Manthiram and Bor Yann
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
o   511   α-MnO2 Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reaction in Rechargeable Lithium-Air Batteries: Nano-Rods Grown on Spherical Core J. Lee, A. Riaz, K. Jung, S. Lee, T. Lim, S. Park, R. Song, and K. Shin (Korea Institute of Energy Research)
o   512   Computational Modelling Studies of Nanostructured TiO2 M. G. Matshaba, P. E. Ngoepe (University of Limpopo), and D. C. Sayle (Cranfield University)
o   513   Doped Spinels as Positive Materials for High Voltage Lithium Batteries P. M. Le (University of Science-Vietnam National University), T. Nguyen, V. Tran (University of Science - Vietnam National University), L. Huynh (CNRS Grenoble), and V. Tran (University of Science - Vietnam National University)
o   514   First Principles' Computational Studies on Layered Cathode Materials J. Shojan (University of Puerto Rico), J. Saavedra-Arias (Universidad Nacional), G. Singh, and R. S. Katiyar (University of Puerto Rico)
o   515   Electrochemical Performance of Nanosized Manganese Oxides Used as Cathode Catalysts for Lithium Air Batteries J. Lee, K. Jung, J. Lee, S. Yoon, C. Jin, and K. Shin (Korea Institute of Energy Research)
o   516   Study of Crack Propagation on Single Crystalline Silicon Wafer during Electrochemical Lithiation and Delithiation C. Kang, S. Son, S. Kim (Seoul National University), S. Lee (University of Colorado at Boulder), and K. Oh (Seoul National University)
o   517   Electroactive Polymer for Reversible Overcharge Protection in Lithium-Ion Batteries B. Wang, G. Chen, and T. J. Richardson (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Ballroom 6A, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Lithium-ion Battery Anodes

Co-Chairs: Arumugam Manthiram and Yi Cui
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:00   518   Nanostructured Materials for Transportation and Grid Scale Energy Storage Y. Cui (Stanford University)
08:40   519   Plastic-Deformation-Induced Morphological Evolution of Aggregated Si Particles H. L. Wang, V. Sethuraman, and V. Shenoy (Brown University)
09:00   520   Bio-Polymers as Binders for Nano-Silicon Negative Electrodes of Lithium-Ion Batteries M. Brestaz, W. Porcher, and S. Jouanneau (CEA)
09:20   521   Influence of the Diameter Size of Silicon Nanowires for Lithium-Ion Batteries Anode A. Gohier (Ecole Polytechnique), B. Laïk, J. Pereira-Ramos (CNRS), C. Cojocaru (Ecole Polytechnique), and P. Tran Van (Renault SAS)
09:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)
10:00   522   SiOC Composite Thick Film Electrodeposited on a Ni Nanocone-Array Current Collector for Li-Ion Batteries T. Hang, H. Nara, T. Yokoshima, T. Momma, and T. Osaka (Waseda University)
10:20   523   Conductive Polymer Binder for High Capacity Alloy Anode G. Liu, S. Xun, L. Wang, W. Yang, and V. S. Battaglia (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
10:40   524   Nanomaterials Modeling to Understand Conversion Reactions in Li-Ion Batteries M. Alfredsson, P. Canepa, J. Talbot, T. Ao, and A. Chadwick (University of Kent)
11:00   525   Phase Transitions of Spinel Li4Ti5O12 with Multiple-Li Intercalation F. Wang, J. Hong (Brookhaven National Laboratory), A. Van Der Ven (Michigan University), and J. Graetz (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
11:20   526   Enhanced Li Capacity at High Lithiation Potentials in Graphene Oxide M. Stournara and V. Shenoy (Brown University)
11:40   527   Metalizing Graphite/Electrolyte Interface for Faster Li+-Transport J. Ho, A. V. Cresce, and K. Xu (U.S. Army Research Laboratory)


Co-Chairs: Bruce Dunn and Ratnakumar Bugga
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
14:00   528   Three-Dimensional Battery Architectures N. Cirigliano, E. Perre, C. Kim, and B. Dunn (UCLA)
14:40   529   Particles and Polymer Binder Interaction - A Controlling Factor in Lithium-Ion Electrode Performance G. Liu, H. Zheng, X. Song, and V. S. Battaglia (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
15:00   530   Thermodynamic Processes in Electrochemical Cell Performance and Aging K. L. Gering (Idaho National Laboratory)
15:20 Intermission (20 Minutes)
15:40   531   Development of Advanced Li-Ion Cells for NASA's Space Exploration Missions B. V. Ratnakumar, M. C. Smart, W. West, L. Whitcanack, and S. Surampudi (California Institute of Technology)
16:20   532   Modeling of Porosity-Engineered Ultra High Energy Density Electrode Microstructures D. R. Ely, B. Vijayaraghavan, K. Feng (Purdue University), R. García-García (UNAM), Y. Chiang (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), and R. Garcia (Purdue University)
16:40   533   Modeling the Rate Dependence of Charge Efficiency in Batteries E. M. Krieger and C. B. Arnold (Princeton University)
17:00   534   A Multiscale Model for the Transient Analysis of Lithium-Ion Batteries B. Deguilhem, S. Laref, V. Vetere (CEA \ LITEN \ DEHT \ Laboratory of Components for Fuel Cells, Electrolysers, and of Modeling (LCPEM)), and A. A. Franco (CEA)
17:20   535   3-Dimensional Thermal and Electrochemical Model of Prismatic Wound Li-Ion Batteries K. Lee, K. Smith, and G. Kim (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
17:40   536   Electrochemical-Thermal Coupled Modeling of Internal Short-Circuit by a Metal Particle in a Li-Ion Cell W. Zhao and C. Wang (The Pennsylvania State University)

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Ballroom 6A, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center


Co-Chairs: V. Thangadurai and Kang Xu
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:00   537   Characterization and Conductivity of Al-Substituted Li7La3Zr2O12 J. Wolfenstine (Army Research Laboratory), E. Rangasamy, J. Sakamoto (Michigan State University), and J. Allen (Army Research Laboratory)
08:20   538   Recent Progress in Garnet-Type Structure Solid Li Ion Electrolytes: Composition - Structure - Ionic Conductivity Relationship and Chemical Stability Focused L. Truong, S. Narayanan, and V. Thangadurai (University of Calgary)
08:40   539   Advanced Non-Flammable Electrolytes for Li-Ion Batteries C. P. Rhodes (Lynntech Inc.), M. Mullings, and R. Lopez (Lynntech, Inc.)
09:00   540   First Principles Simulations of the Initial Stages of Organic Solvent Decomposition on Spinel Li(x)Mn(2)O(4) (100) Surfaces K. Leung (Sandia National Laboratories)
09:20   541   Effect of Cosolvent on Lithium Ion Intercalation in Propylene Carbonate-Based Solutions Containing Lithium and Calcium Ions S. Takeuchi, K. Miyazaki, T. Fukutsuka, and T. Abe (Kyoto University)
09:40   1657   Improved Wide Operating Temperature Range of LiNiCoAlO2-Based Li-Ion Cells with Methyl Propionate-Based Electrolytes M. C. Smart (California Institute of Technology), M. Tomcsi (Quallion, LLC), C. Hwang (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology), L. Whitcanack, B. V. Ratnakumar (California Institute of Technology), M. Nagata, V. Visco, and H. Tsukamoto (Quallion, LLC)

Battery Chemistries

TimeProgr#Title and Authors
10:00   542   Li+-Solvation Structure Directs Interphasial Processes on Graphitic Anodes K. Xu and A. V. Cresce (U.S. Army Research Laboratory)
10:20   543   The Rechargeable Zinc Ion Battery from Battery Chemistry to New Design C. Xu and F. Kang (Tsinghua University)
10:40   544   Developing Novel Electrolytes for Rechargeable Mg Batteries J. Muldoon and C. B. Bucur (Toyota Research Institute of North America)
11:00   545   Electrochemical Study of MnO2 Based Cathode Active Materials for Rechargeable Mg Battery R. Zhang, W. Song, A. Knapp, C. Ling, and M. Matsui (Toyota Research Institute of North America)
11:20   546   In Situ Characterization of the Cracking of Battery Electrodes by Acoustic Emission A. Etiemble, H. Idrissi (INSA-Lyon), and L. Roué (INRS - Energie)
11:40   547   Reconstruction of the Active Material, Binder and Pore Space of a LiCoO2 Li-Ion Battery Cathode T. Hutzenlaub, R. Zengerle, and S. Thiele (University Freiburg)