Published Papers – 2017

Milshtein, J.D., Darling, R.M., Drake, J., Perry, M.L., Brushett, F.R., “The Critical Role of Supporting Electrolyte Selection on Flow Battery Cost“, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, December 23, 2017, DOI: 10.1149/2.1031714jes. View

Li, L., Pascal, T.A., Connell, J.G., Fan, F.Y., Meckler, S.M., Ma, L., Chiang, Y-M., Prendergast, D., Helms, B.A., “Molecular understanding of polyelectrolyte binders that actively regulate ion transport in sulfur cathodes”, Nature Communications, December 22, 2017, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-02410-6. View

Park, H., Kumar, N., Melander, M., Vegge, T., Lastra, J.M.G., Siegel, D.J., “Adiabatic and Nonadiabatic Charge Transport in Li−S Batteries”, Chemistry of Materials, December 20, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b04618. View

Self, J., Wood, B.M., Rajput, N.N., Persson, K., “The Interplay Between Salt Association and the Dielectric Properties of Low Permittivity Electrolytes: the Case of LiPF6 and LiAsF6 in Dimethyl Carbonate”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, December 20, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b11060. View

Shang, X., Cusick, R.D., Smith, K.C., “A Combined Modeling and Experimental Study Assessing the Impact of Fluid Pulsation on Charge and Energy Efficiency in Capacitive Deionization“, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, December 08, 2017, DOI: 10.1149/2.0841714jes. View

Wan, L.F., Prendergast, D. , “Ion-Pair Dissociation on α‑MoO3 Surfaces: Focus on the Electrolyte−Cathode Compatibility Issue in Mg Batteries”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, December 07, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b09124. View

Canepa, P., Bo, S-H., Gautam, G.S., Key, B., Richards, W.D., Shi, T., Tian, Y., Wang, Y., Li, J., Ceder, G., “High magnesium mobility in ternary spinel chalcogenides”, Nature Communications, November 24, 2017, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01772-1. View

Lau, K-C., Shkrob, I.A., Dietz Rago, N.L., Connell, J.G., Phelan, D., Hu, B., Zhang, L., Zhang, Z., Liao, C., “Improved performance through tight coupling of redox cycles of sulfur and 2,6-polyanthraquinone in lithium–sulfur batteries“, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, November 14, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7TA08129D. View

Samuel, D., Steinhauser, C., Smith, J.G., Kaufman, A., Radin, M.D., Naruse, J., Hiramatsu, H., Siegel, D.J., “Ion Pairing and Diffusion in Magnesium Electrolytes Based on Magnesium Borohydride“, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, November 14, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b15547. View

Sun, X., Blanc, L., Nolis, G.M., Bonnick, P., Cabana, J., Nazar, L.F., “NaV1.25Ti0.75O4: a potential post spinel cathode material for Mg batteries“, Chemistry of Materials, November 08, 2017, DOI:  10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b03383. View

Harrison, K.L., Zavadil, K.R., Hahn, N.T., Meng, X., Elam, J.W., Leenheer, A., Zhang, J-G., Jungjohann, K.L., “Lithium Self-Discharge and Its Prevention: Direct Visualization through In Situ Electrochemical Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy“, ACS Nano, November 07, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b05513. View

Miller, E.C., Kasse, R.M., Heath, K.N., Perdue, B.R., Toney, M.F., “Operando Spectromicroscopy of Sulfur Species in Lithium-Sulfur Batteries“, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, November 03, 2017, DOI: 10.1149/2.0091801jes. View

Canepa, P., Gautam, G.S., Broberg, D., Bo, S-H., Ceder, G., “Role of Point Defects in Spinel Mg Chalcogenide Conductors“, Chemistry of Materials, October 26, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02909. View

Sevov, C.S., Hendriks, K.H., Sanford, M.S., “Low-Potential Pyridinium Anolyte for Aqueous Redox Flow Batteries“, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, October 25, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b06247. View

Kowalski, J.A., Casselman, M.D., Kaur, A.P., Milshtein, J.D., Elliott, C.F., Modekrutti, S., Attanayake, N.H., Zhang, N., Parkin, S.R., Risko, C., Brushett, F.R., Odom, S.A., “A stable two-electron-donating phenothiazine for application in nonaqueous redox flow batteries“, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, October 24, 2017, DOI:  10.1039/c7ta05883g. View

Pan, C., Nuzzo, R.G., Gewirth, A.A., “ZnAlxCo2–xO4 Spinels as Cathode Materials for Non-Aqueous Zn Batteries with an Open Circuit Voltage of ≤2 V“, Chemistry of Materials, October 20, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b03340. View

Rojas, A.A., Thakker, K., McEntush, K.D., Inceoglu, S., Stone, G.M., Balsara, N.P., “Dependence of Morphology, Shear Modulus, and Conductivity on the Composition of Lithiated and Magnesiated Single-Ion-Conducting Block Copolymer Electrolytes”, Macromolecules, October 18, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b01686. View

Shin, M., Wu, H-L., Narayanan, B., See, K.A., Assary, R.S., Zhu, L., Haasch, R.T., Zhang, S., Zhang, Z., Curtiss, L.A., Gewirth, A.A., “Effect of the Hydrofluoroether Cosolvent Structure in Acetonitrile-Based Solvate Electrolytes on the Li+ Solvation Structure and Li−S Battery Performance“, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, October 18, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b11566. View

Han, K.S., Chen, J., Cao, R., Rajput, N.N., Murugesan, V., Shi, L., Pan, H., Zhang, J-G., Liu, J,, Persson, K.A., Mueller, K.T., “Effects of Anion Mobility on Electrochemical Behaviors of Lithium−Sulfur Batteries“, Chemistry of Materials, October 17, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02105. View

Vegge, T., Garcia-Lastra, J.M., Siegel, D.J., “Lithium–oxygen batteries: At a crossroads?“, Science Direct, October 16, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.coelec.2017.10.014. View

Adams, B.D., Zheng, J., Ren, X., Xu, W., Zhang, J-G., “Accurate Determination of Coulombic Efficiency for Lithium Metal Anodes and Lithium Metal Batteries“, Advanced Energy Materials, October 11, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201702097. View

Li, Z., Pan, M.S., Su, L., Tsai, P-C., Badel, A.F., Valle, J.M., Eiler, S.L., Xiang, K., Brushett, F. R., Chiang, Y-M., “Air-Breathing Aqueous Sulfur Flow Battery for Ultralow-Cost Long-Duration Electrical Storage“, Joule, October 11, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.joule.2017.08.007. View

Zhang, J., Shkrob, I.A., Assary, R.S., Tung, S.O., Silcox, B., Curtiss, L.A., Thompson, L., Zhang, L., “Toward Improved Catholyte Materials for Redox Flow Batteries: What Controls Chemical Stability of Persistent Radical Cations?“, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, October 06, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b08281. View

Wu, H.-L., Haasch, R.T., Perdue, B.R., Apblett, C.A., Gewirth, A.A., “The effect of water-containing electrolyte on lithium-sulfur batteries“, Journal of Power Sources, October 06, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2017.09.044. View

Pan, H., Chen, J., Cao, R., Murugesan, V., Rajput, N.N., Han, K.S., Persson, K., Estevez, L., Engelhard, M.H., Zhang, J-G., Mueller, K.T., Cui, Y., Shao, Y., Liu, J., “Non-encapsulation approach for highperformance Li–S batteries through controlled nucleation and growth“, Nature Energy, September 25, 2017, DOI: 10.1038/s41560-017-0005-z. View

See, K.A., Liu, Y-M, Ha, Y., Barile, C.J., and Gewirth, A.A., “Effect of Concentration on the Electrochemistry and Speciation of the Magnesium Aluminum Chloride Complex Electrolyte Solution“, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, September 21, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b08088. View

Yu, Y., Baskin, A., Valero-Vidal, C., Hahn, N.T., Liu, Q., Zavadil, K.R., Eichhorn, B.W., Prendergast, D., Crumlin, E.J., “Instability at the Electrode/Electrolyte Interface Induced by Hard Cation Chelation and Nucleophilic Attack“, Chemistry of Materials, September 21, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b03404. View

Carino, E.V., Newman, D.J., Connell, J.G., Kim, C., Brushett, F.R., “Early Stage Anodic Instability of Glassy Carbon Electrodes in Propylene Carbonate Solvent Containing Lithium Hexafluorophosphate“, Langmuir, September 19, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b02243. View

Hendriks, K.H., Sevov, C.S., Cook, M.E., Sanford, M.S., “Multielectron Cycling of a Low-Potential Anolyte in Alkali Metal Electrolytes for Nonaqueous Redox Flow Batteries”, ACS Energy Letters, September 12, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.7b00559. View

Adams, B.D, Carino, E.V., Connell, J.G., Han, K.S., Cao, R., Chen, J., Zheng, J., Li, Q., Mueller, K.T., Henderson, W.A., Zhang, J-G, “Long term stability of Li-S batteries using high concentration lithium nitrate electrolytes”, Nano Energy, September 08, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2017.09.015. View

Yu, W., Lau, K.C., Liu, R., Qin, L., Wang, W., Li, B., Curtiss, L.A., Zhai, D., Kang, F., “Dendrite-Free Potassium–Oxygen Battery Based on a Liquid Alloy Anode”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, August 29, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b08962. View

Wei, X., Pan, W., Duan, W., Hollas, A., Yang, Z., Li, B., Nie, Z., Liu, J., Reed, D., Wang, W., Sprenkle, V., “Materials and Systems for Organic Redox Flow Batteries: Status and Challenges”, ACS Energy Letters, August 25, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.7b00650. View

Gautam, G.S., Canepa, P., Urban, A., Bo, S-H, and Ceder, G., “Influence of Inversion on Mg Mobility and Electrochemistry in Spinels”, Chemistry of Materials, August 24, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02820. View

Milshtein, J.D., Barton, J.L., Carney,  T.J., Kowalski, J.A., Darling, R.M., Brushett, F.R., “Towards Low Resistance Nonaqueous Redox Flow Batteries”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, August 22, 2017, DOI: 10.1149/2.0741712jes. View

Hernandez-Burgos, K., Barton, Z.J., Rodriguez-Lopez, J. , “Finding Harmony Between Ions and Electrons: New Tools and Concepts for Emerging Energy Storage Materials”, Chemistry of Materials, August 20, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02243. View

Devaux, D., Villaluenga, I., Bhatt, M., Shah, D., Chen, X.C., Thelen, J.L., DeSimone, J.M., Balsara, N.P., “Crosslinked Perfluoropolyether Solid Electrolytes for Lithium Ion Transport”, Solid State Ionics, August 17, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.ssi.2017.08.007. View

Cheng, L., Redfern, P., Lau, K.C., Assary, R.S., Narayanan, B., Curtiss, L.A., “Computational Studies of Solubilities of LiO2 and Li2O2 in Aprotic Solvents“, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, August 12, 2017, DOI: 10.1149/2.0721711jes. View

Zhang, J., Yang, Z., Shkrob, I.A., Assary, R.S., Tung, S.O., Silcox, B., Duan, W., Zhang, J., Su, C.C., Hu, B., Pan, B., Liao, C., Zhang, Z., Wang, W., Curtiss, L.A., Thompson, L.T., Wei, X., Zhang, L., “Annulated Dialkoxybenzenes as Catholyte Materials for Non-Aqueous Redox Flow Batteries: Achieving High Chemical Stability Through Bicyclic Substitution”, Advanced Energy Materials, July 21, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201701272. View

Liu, S., Kok, M., Kim, Y., Barton, J.L., Brushett, F.R., Gostick, J., “Evaluation of Electrospun Fibrous Mats Targeted for Use as Flow Battery Electrodes”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, July 14, 2017, DOI: 10.1149/2.1301709jes. View

Qu, X., Zhang, Y., Rajput, N.N., Jain, A., Maginn, E., Persson, K.A., “Computational Design of New Magnesium Electrolytes with Improved Properties“, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, July 12, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b04516. View

Su, L., Badel, A.F., Cao, C., Hinricher, J.J., Brushett, F.R., “Toward an Inexpensive Aqueous Polysulfide-Polyiodide Redox Flow Battery”, Industrial and Engineering Chemical Research, July 11, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b01476. View

Iyer, V.A., Schuh, J.K., Montoto, E.C., Nemani, V.P., Qian, S., Nagarjuna, G., Rodriguez-Lopez, J., Ewoldt, R.H., Smith, K.C., “Assessing the Impact of Electrolyte Conductivity and Viscosity on the Reactor Cost and Pressure Drop of Redox-Active Polymer Flow Batteries”, Journal of Power Sources, July 05, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2017.06.052. View

Rong, Z., Xiao, P., Liu, M., Huang, W., Hannah, D.C., Scullin, W., Persson, K., Ceder, G., “Fast Mg2+ Diffusion in Mo3(PO4)3O for Mg Batteries”, ACS Chemical Communication, June 26, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7CC02903A. View

Humbert, M.T., Zhang, Y., Maginn, E.J., “Accessing the Reliability of Computing Ion Pair Lifetimes and Diffusivity to Predict Experimental Viscosity Trends of Ionic Liquids”, Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry, June 21, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7ME00015D. View

Yoo, H.D., Han, S.D., Nolis, G.M., Bayliss, R.D., Burrell, A.K., Vaughey, J.T., Cabana, J., “Degradation Mechanisms of Magnesium Metal Anodes in Electrolytes Based on (CF3SO2)2N– at High Current Densities”, Langmuir, June 21, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b01051. View

Baskinz, A., Prendergast, D., “Improving Continuum Models to Define Practical Limits for Molecular Models of Electrified Interfaces”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, June 20, 2017, DOI: 10.1149/2.0461711jes. View

Gossage, Z.T., Schorr, N.B., Hernández-Burgos, K., Hui, J., Simpson, B.H., Montoto, E.C., Rodríguez-López, J., “Interrogating Charge Storage on Redox Active Colloids via Combined Raman Spectroscopy and Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy”, Langmuir, June 16, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b01121. View

Thelen, J.L., Chen, X.C., Inceoglu, S., Balsara, N.P., “Influence of Miscibility on Poly(ethylene oxide) Crystallization from Disordered Melts of Block Copolymers with Lithium and Magnesium Counterions”, ACS Macromolecules, June 15, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00735. View

Nemania, V.P., Smith, K.C., “Uncovering the Role of Flow Rate in Redox-Active Polymer Flow Batteries: Simulation of Reaction Distributions With Simultaneous Mixing in Tanks”, Electrochimica Acta, June 12, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2017.07.008. View

Quah, T., Milton, R.D., Abdellaouia, S., Minteer, S.D.  , “Bioelectrocatalytic NAD+/NADH Inter-Conversion: Transformation of an Enzymatic Fuel Cell Into an Enzymatic Redox Flow Battery”, Chem Comm, June 09, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c7cc03842a. View

Montoto, E.C., Nagarjuna, G., Moore, J.S.,  Rodríguez-López, J., “Redox Active Polymers for Non-Aqueous Redox Flow Batteries: Validation of the Size-Exclusion Approach”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, June 03, 2017, DOI: 10.1149/2.1511707jes. View

Milshtein, J.D., Tenny, K.M., Barton, J.L., Drake, J., Darling, R.M., Brushett, F.R., “Quantifying Mass Transfer Rates in Redox Flow Batteries”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, May 31, 2017, DOI: 10.1149/2.0201711jes. View

Su, L., Ferrandon, M., Barton, J.L., Upia de la Rosa, N., Vaughey, J.T., Brushett, F.R., “An Investigation of 2,5-di-tertbutyl-1,4-bis(methoxyethoxy)benzene in Ether-based Electrolytes”, Electrochimica Acta, May 29, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2017.05.167. View

Barbosa, N.S.V., Zhang, Y., Lima, E.R.A., Tavares, F.W., Maginn, E.J., “Development of an AMBER-Compatible Transferable Force Field for Poly(ethylene glycol) Ethers (glymes)”, Journal of Molecular Modeling, May 26, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s00894-017-3355-3. View

Lee, C.W., Pang, Q., Ha, S., Cheng, L., Han, S.D., Zavadil, K.R., Gallagher, K.G., Nazar, L.F., Balasubramanian, M., “Directing the Lithium–Sulfur Reaction Pathway via Sparingly Solvating Electrolytes for High Energy Density Batteries”, ACS Central Science, May 25, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00123. View

Mukherjee, A., Ardakani, H.A., Yi, T., Cabana, J., Shahbazian-Yassar, R., Klie, R.F., “Direct characterization of the Li intercalation mechanism into α−V2O5 nanowires using in-situ transmission electron microscopy”, Applied Physics Letters, May 23, 2017, DOI: 10.1063/1.4984111. View

Chen, L., Connell, J.G., Huang, A.N.Z., Zavadil, K.R., Klavetter, K.C., Yuan, Y., Sharifi-Asl, S., Shahbazian-Yassar, R., Libera Anil U. Mane, J.A., Elam, J.W., “Lithium Metal Protected by Atomic Layer Deposition Metal Oxide for High Performance Anodes”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, May 21, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c7ta03116e. View

Kucharyson, J.F., Cheng, L., Tung, S.O., Curtiss, L.A., Thompson, L.T., “Predicting the Potentials, Solubilities and Stabilities of Metal-Acetylacetonates for Non-Aqueous Redox Flow Batteries Using Density Functional Theory Calculations”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, May 19, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7TA01285C. View

Carney, T.J., Collins, S.J., Moore, J.S., Brushett, F.R., “Concentration-Dependent Dimerization of Anthraquinone Disulfonic Acid and Its Impact on Charge Storage”, Chemistry of Materials, May 19, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b00616. View

Meng, X., Liu, Y., Cao, Y., Ren, Y., Lu, W., Elam, J.W., “High-Performance High-Loading Lithium–Sulfur Batteries by Low Temperature Atomic Layer Deposition of Aluminum Oxide on Nanophase S Cathodes “, Advanced Materials, May 18, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/admi.201700096. View

Han, S.D., Kim, S., Li, D., Petkov, V., Yoo, H.D., Phillips, P.J., Wang, H., Kim, J.J., More, K.L., Key, B., Klie, R.F., Cabana, J., Stamenkovic, V., Fister, T.T., Markovic, N.M., Burrell, A.K., Tepavcevic, S., Vaughey, J.T., “Mechanism of Zn Insertion Into Nanostructured δ-MnO2: A Nonaqueous Rechargeable Zn Metal Battery”, Chemistry of Materials, May 08, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b00852. View

Park, H., Siegel, D.J., “Tuning the Adsorption of Polysulfides in Lithium−Sulfur Batteries with Metal−Organic Frameworks”, Chemistry of Materials, May 05, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b01166. View

Nandasiri, M.I., Camacho-Forero, L.E., Schwarz, A.M., Shutthanandan, V., Thevuthasan, S., Balbuena, P.B., Mueller, K.T., Murugesan, V., “In Situ Chemical Imaging of Solid-Electrolyte Interphase Layer Evolution in Li−S Batteries“, Chemistry of Materials, May 03, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b00374. View

Chen, J., Henderson, W.A., Pan, H., Perdue, B.R., Cao, R., Hu, J. Z., Wan, C., Han, K.S., Mueller, K.T., Zhang, J.G., Shao, Y., Liu, J., “Improving Lithium–Sulfur Battery Performance Under Lean Electrolyte Through Nanoscale Confinement in Soft Swellable Gels”, Nano Letters, April 27, 2017, DOI:  10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b00417. View

Ward, A.L., Doris, S.E., Li, L., Hughes, Jr., M.A., Qu, X., Persson, K.A., Helms, B.A. , “Materials Genomics Screens for Adaptive Ion Transport Behavior by Redox-Switchable Microporous Polymer Membranes in Lithium–Sulfur Batteries”, ACS Central Science, April 27, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.7b00012. View

Duan, W., Huang, J., Kowalski, J.A., Vijayakumar, M., Walter, E., Shkrob, I.A., Pan, B., Yang, Z., Milshtein, J.D., Li, B., Liao, C., Zhang, Z., Wang, W., Liu, J., Moore, J.S., Brushett, F.R., Zhang, L., Wei, X., ““Wine-Dark Sea” in an Organic Flow Battery: Storing Negative Charge in 2,1,3-Benzothiadiazole Radicals Leads to Improved Cyclability”, ACS Energy Letters, April 24, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.7b00261.
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Bonnick, P., Sun, X., Lau, K., Liao, C., Nazar, L.F., “Monovalent vs Divalent Cation Diffusion in Thiospinel Ti2S4”, Journal Physical Chemistry Letters, April 20, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b00618. View

Hannah, D.C., Sai Gautam, G., Canepa, P., Rong, Z., Ceder, G., “Magnesium Ion Mobility in Post-Spinels Accessible at Ambient Pressure”, Chem Comm, April 18, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c7cc01092c. View

Han, B., Paulauskas, T., Key, B., Peebles, C., Park, J.S., Klie, R.F., Vaughey, J.T., Dogan, F., “Understanding the Role of Temperature and Cathode Composition on Interface and Bulk: Optimizing Aluminum Oxide Coatings for LiIon Cathodes”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, April 07, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b00595. View

Darling, R.M., Shiau H-S., Weber, A.Z., Perry, M. L., “The Relationship Between Shunt Currents and Edge Corrosion in Flow Batteries”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, April 04, 2017, DOI: 10.1149/2.0081711jes. View

Wan, C., Xu, S., Hu, M.Y., Cao, R., Qian, J., Qin, Z., Liu, J., Mueller, K.T., Zhang, J., Hu, J.Z., “Multinuclear NMR Study of the Solid Electrolyte Interface Formed in Lithium Metal Batteries”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, April 04, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b15383. View

Rajput, N.N., Murugesan, V., Shin, Y., Han, K.S., Lau, K.C., Chen, J., Liu, J., Curtiss, L.A., Mueller, K.T., Persson, K.A., “Elucidating the Solvation Structure and Dynamics of Lithium Polysulfides Resulting from Competitive Salt and Solvent Interactions”, Chemistry of Materials, March 31, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b00068. View

Zhou, G., Sun, J., Jin, Y., Chen, W., Zu, C., Zhang, R., Qiu, Y., Zhao, J., Zhuo, D., Liu, Y., Tao, X., Liu, W., Yan, K., Lee, H.R., Cui, Y., “Sulfiphilic Nickel Phosphosulfide Enabled Li2S Impregnation in 3D Graphene Cages for Li–S Batteries”, Advanced Materials, March 22, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201603366. View

Vijayakumar, M., Han, K.S., Hu, J., Mueller, K.T. , “Molecular Level Structure and Dynamics of Electrolytes Using 17O Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy”, eMagRes, March 19, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/9780470034590.emrstm1529. View

Fan, F., Chiang, Y.M., “Electrodeposition Kinetics in Li-S Batteries: Effects of Low Electrolyte/Sulfur Ratios and Deposition Surface Composition”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, March 03, 2017, DOI: 10.1149/2.0051706jes. View

Wang, H., Sa, N., He, M., Liang, X., Nazar, L.F., Balasubramanian, M., Gallagher, K.G., Key, B., “In Situ NMR Observation of the Temporal Speciation of Lithium Sulfur Batteries During Electrochemical Cycling”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, March 03, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b01922. View

Pan, B., Lau, K.C., Vaughey, J.T., Zhang, L., Zhang, Z., Liao, C., “Ionic Liquid as an Effective Additive for Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, March 02, 2017, DOI: 10.1149/2.1551704jes. View

Duan, W., Vemuri, R.S., Hu, D., Yang, Z., Wei, X., “A Protocol for Electrochemical Evaluations and State of Charge Diagnostics of a Symmetric Organic Redox Flow Battery”, Jove, February 28, 2017, DOI: 10.3791/55171. View

Villaluenga, I., Inceoglu, S., Jiang, X., Chen, X.C., Chintapallid, M., Wang, D.R., Devaux, D., Balsara, N.P. , “Nanostructured Single-Ion-Conducting Hybrid Electrolytes based on Salty Nanoparticles and Block Copolymers “, Macromolecules, February 27, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02522. View

Sevov, C.S., Hickey, D.P., Cook, M.E., Robinson, S.G., Barnett, S., Minteer, S.D., Sigman, M.S., Sanford, M.S., “Physical Organic Approach to Persistent, Cyclable, Low-Potential Electrolytes for Flow Battery Applications”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, February 21, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b00147. View

Bröhl, A., Albrecht, B., Zhang, Y., Maginn, E., Giernoth, R., “The Influence of Hofmeister Ions on the Structure of Proline-based Peptide Models: A Combined Experimental and Molecular Modeling Study”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, February 13, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b12465. View

Mukherjee, A., Sa, N., Phillips, P.J., Burrell, A., Vaughey, J., Klie, R.F., “Direct investigation of Mg intercalation into orthorhombic V2O5 cathode using atomic resolution transmission electron microscopy”, Chemistry of Materials, February 13, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b05089. View

Canepa, P., Sai Gautam, G., Hannah, D.C., Malik, R., Liu, M., Gallagher, K.G., Persson, K.A., Ceder, G., “Odyssey of Multivalent Cathode Materials: Open Questions and Future Challenges”, Chemical Reviews, February 13, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00614. View

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