Author Archives: Argonne National Laboratory

  • George Crabtree wins 2022 Energy Systems Award

    The prestigious award recognizes the importance of transforming energy systems from fossil fuels to carbon-free technologies. Physicist George Crabtree of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has received the 2022 Energy Systems Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics ( … Read More

  • Fund launched in honor of JCESR collaborator Susan Odom

    The University of Kentucky (UK) College of Arts & Sciences has launched a fund to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Susan Odom, a dear friend and JCESR collaborator. Dr. Susan A. Odom (1980-2021) was a talented associate professor of chemistry in … Read More

  • JCESR-supported research makes cover of Science: New electrolyte bolsters rechargeable battery design

    This press release was authored by the A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland. The energy contained within lithium-ion batteries has the potential to reshape the technology of the future battlefield, creating a worldwide demand for key lithium-ion battery materials … Read More

  • JCESR researchers testify before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee

    JCESR researchers Kristin Persson and Fik Brushett testified May 4 before the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, Subcommittee on Energy, to share how the climate and energy science research sponsored by the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science … Read More

  • Energy Storage Emerging

      Instead of trying to find battery chemistries specifically tailored to particular technological needs, JCESR researchers have traded a ​“top-down” process for a ​”bottom-up” approach in which they focus on fundamental investigations of different chemical processes on the atomic and molecular levels. “The idea is … Read More

  • Active learning accelerates redox-flow battery discovery

    This article was authored by Jared Sagoff and first published by Argonne National Laboratory. By using active learning, scientists are more quickly finding suitable candidates for redox-flow batteries. When it comes time to design a new battery chemistry, scientists only can … Read More

  • JCESR lays foundation for safer, longer-lasting batteries

      This article was authored by Anna Marie Tomczyk and first published by Argonne National Laboratory.   Electricity storage in batteries is in ever increasing demand for smartphones, laptops, cars and the power grid. Solid-state batteries are among the most promising … Read More

  • Studies with single-crystal electrodes can speed up design of new battery systems

      This article was authored by Joseph E. Harmon and first published by Argonne National Laboratory.   The diamonds and other crystals on view in science museum exhibits are a delight to the eye. What contributes to their sometimes dazzling geometric … Read More

  • 2019 JCESR Impactful Publication Award Winners

    The inaugural JCESR Publishing Awards for CY2019 were presented to postdocs and graduate students in recognition of their research publication efforts on April 9, 2020, at the first-ever virtual JCESR Full Program Meeting. The awards were initiated in September 2019 to celebrate “ideal” papers and … Read More

  • A Message from JCESR Director George Crabtree

    Despite the coronavirus challenges, JCESR continues to push the frontier of energy storage science as we telecommute from home, like much of the nation. We are turning our attention to computation, data analysis and paper writing which continues at a normal or higher pace, enabled … Read More