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Microwave-assisted preparation of composite cathodes for lithium ion batteries

English title Microwave-assisted preparation of composite cathodes for lithium ion batteries
Applicant Niederberger Markus
Number 144437
Funding scheme Project funding (Div. I-III)
Research institution Departement Materialwissenschaft ETH Zürich
Institution of higher education ETH Zurich - ETHZ
Main discipline Material Sciences
Start/End 01.01.2013 - 30.04.2015
Approved amount 176'892.00
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All Disciplines (2)

Discipline
Material Sciences
Inorganic Chemistry

Keywords (5)

Lithium ion batteries; Microwave synthesis; Metal foams; Polyanion-type cathode materials; Electrochemistry

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Employees

Publications

Publication
A general method of fabricating flexible spinel-type oxide/reduced graphene oxide nanocomposite aerogels as advanced anodes for lithium-ion batteries.
Zeng Guobo, Shi Nan, Hess Michael, Chen Xi, Cheng Wei, Fan Tongxiang, Niederberger Markus (2015), A general method of fabricating flexible spinel-type oxide/reduced graphene oxide nanocomposite aerogels as advanced anodes for lithium-ion batteries., in ACS nano, 9(4), 4227-35.
Design of vanadium oxide core-shell nanoplatelets for lithium ion storage
Cheng Wei, Zeng Guobo, Niederberger Markus (2015), Design of vanadium oxide core-shell nanoplatelets for lithium ion storage, in JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, 3(6), 2861-2868.
Ultrasmall Cu3N Nanoparticles: Surfactant-Free Solution-Phase Synthesis, Nitridation Mechanism, and Application for Lithium Storage
Rupali Deshmukh, Guobo Zeng, Elena Tervoort, Malwina Staniuk, David Wood, Markus Niederberger (2015), Ultrasmall Cu3N Nanoparticles: Surfactant-Free Solution-Phase Synthesis, Nitridation Mechanism, and Application for Lithium Storage, in Chemistry of Materials, 27(24), 8282-8288.
Aliovalent Ni in MoO2 Lattice- Probing the Structure and Valence of Ni and Its Implication on the Electrochemical Performance
Hirsch Ofer, Zeng Guobo, Luo Li, Staniuk Malwina, Abdala Paula M., van Beek Wouter, Rechberger Felix, Sueess Martin J., Niederberger Markus, Koziej Dorota (2014), Aliovalent Ni in MoO2 Lattice- Probing the Structure and Valence of Ni and Its Implication on the Electrochemical Performance, in CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, 26(15), 4505-4513.
Tailoring two polymorphs of LiFePO4 by efficient microwave-assisted synthesis: A combined experimental and theoretical study
Zeng Guobo, Caputo Riccarda, Carriazo Daniel, Luo Li, Niederberger Markus (2013), Tailoring two polymorphs of LiFePO4 by efficient microwave-assisted synthesis: A combined experimental and theoretical study, in Chemistry of Materials, 25(17), 3399-3407.

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
Paul Scherrer Institut Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Research Infrastructure
Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry, ETH Zurich Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
State Key Laboratory of Metal Matrix Composites China (Asia)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Exchange of personnel

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) Spring Meeting Talk given at a conference Hierarchical graphene-composite aerogels for ultra long-life Li-ion batteries 02.05.2016 Lille, France Zeng Guobo; Niederberger Markus;
8th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT) of the Materials Research Society of Singapore Talk given at a conference A General MEthod of Fabricating Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposite Aerogels with Conversion-Type Electrode Materials for Advanced Lithium-Ion Batteries 28.06.2015 Singapur, Singapore Niederberger Markus; Zeng Guobo;
MRS Spring Meeting Talk given at a conference General Method of Fabricating Spinel-Type Oxide/Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposite Aerogel for Advanced Lithium-Ion Batteries 07.04.2015 San Francisco, United States of America Niederberger Markus; Zeng Guobo;
SCS Fall Meeting Poster Flexible Co3O4-rGO Composite Aerogel as High-Performance Anode in Lithium-Ion Batteries 11.09.2014 Zurich, Switzerland Zeng Guobo; Niederberger Markus;
SCS Fall Meeting Poster Tailoring Two Polymorphs of LiFePO4 by Efficient Microwave-Assisted Synthesis for High-Power Li-Ion Batteries 06.09.2013 Lausanne, Switzerland Niederberger Markus; Zeng Guobo;
8th MRC Graduate Symposium ETH Zurich Poster Two Polymorphs of LiFePO4 by Efficient Microwave-Assisted Synthesis for High-Power Li-Ion Batteries 13.06.2013 Zurich, Switzerland Zeng Guobo; Niederberger Markus;


Awards

Title Year
E-MRS Graduate Student Award 2016
National Award for Outstanding Self-financed Chinese Students Study Abroad 2015
SCNAT/SCS/SSFEC Chemistry Travel Award 2015
Best Poster Award, 8th MRC Graduate Symposium ETH Zurich 2013

Associated projects

Number Title Start Funding scheme
124632 Microwave-Assisted Nonaqueous Synthesis of Nanocrystalline Lithium Transition Metal Phosphates for Battery Applications 01.04.2009 Project funding (Div. I-III)
124632 Microwave-Assisted Nonaqueous Synthesis of Nanocrystalline Lithium Transition Metal Phosphates for Battery Applications 01.04.2009 Project funding (Div. I-III)

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