In a nutshell: PAPER

We have summarised a representative selection of peer-reviewed publications that report on the application of solid-state NMR in energy storage materials research. The papers focus on both new hardware approaches and studies of various kind of battery materials including Li- and Na-ion batteries, solid-state electrolytes, and all-solid-state batteries, supercapacitors, flow-cells, etc. Furthermore, we have listed a few review articles and book chapters. Would you like to see your publication(s) added to this list? Please do not hesitate to contact us.

Insights into soft short circuit-based degradation of lithium metal batteries

Svetlana Menkin, Jana B. Fritzke, Rebecca Larner, Cas de Leeuw, Yoonseong Choi, Anna B. Gunnarsdottir, Clare P. Grey

Faraday Discuss. 2024, Advance Article

Towards Routine 7Li In-Situ Solid-State NMR Studies of Electrochemical Processes in Li|LiPF6|LFP Cells Applying New NMR Technologies

Edina Šić, Dominion Fredericks, Oliver Pecher, Sebastian Wegner, Hergen Breitzke, Vickram Singh, Gerd Buntkowsky, Torsten Gutmann

Appl. Magn. Reson. 2024, in press.

Elucidating the Role of Cathode Identity on Reversibility in Anode-Free Batteries

Yongbeom Kwon, Asya Svirinovsky-Arabeli, Julia C. Hestenes, Pablo Buitrago, Kaitlin Rae M. Corpus, Svetlana Menkin, Piotr Lepucki, Oliver Pecher, Lauren E. Marbella

Chem 2024, in revision.

Associative pyridinium electrolytes for air-tolerant redox flow batteries

Mark E. Carrington, Kamil Sokołowski, Erlendur Jónsson, Evan Wenbo Zhao, Anton M. Graf, Israel Temprano, Jade A. McCune, Clare P. Grey & Oren A. Scherman

Nature (2023) 623, 949

Operando benchtop NMR reveals reaction intermediates and crossover in redox flow batteries

Bing Wu, Ruud L.E.G. Aspers, Arno P.M. Kentgens, Evan Wenbo Zhao

J. Magn. Reson. 2023, 351, 107448 (invited)

Investigating structural properties and reaction mechanism of non-stoichiometric spinel LNMO via solid state NMR

Nahom Enkubahri Asres, Naiara Etxebarria, Iciar Monterrubio, Damien Saurel, Christian Fink Elkjær, Montse Casas-Cabanas, Marine Reynaud, Marcus Fehse and Juan Miguel López del Amo

J. Mater. Chem. A, 2023, 11

Electrochemical Sodium Storage in Hard Carbon Powder Electrodes Implemented in an Improved Cell Assembly: Insights from In-Situ and Ex-Situ Solid-State NMR

Edina Šić, Konstantin Schutjajew, Ulrich Haagen, Hergen Breitzke, Martin Oschatz, Gerd Buntkowsky, Torsten Gutmann

Chem. Sus. Chem. 2023, in press.

SiCN Ceramics as Electrode Materials for Sodium/Sodium Ion Cells – Insights from 23Na In-Situ Solid-State NMR

Edina Šić, Konstantin Schutjajew, Ulrich Haagen, Hergen Breitzke, Martin Oschatz, Gerd Buntkowsky, Torsten Gutmann

Batteries & Supercaps, 2022, 5, e20220006.

Lithium Air Batteries – Tracking Function and Failure

Jana B. Fritzke, James H. J. Ellisona, Laurence Brazela, Gabriela Horwitza, Svetlana Menkina, Clare P. Grey

Faraday Discuss., 2023

Recent progress in nuclear magnetic resonance strategies for time-resolved atomic-level investigation of crystallization from solution

Electrochemical lithium intercalation into and de-intercalation out of B/C materials used as Li-ion battery anodes

Shotaro Nagakura, Yukako Kouge, Masae Yoshida, Kazuma Gotoh, Ishin Nishimura, Masayuki Kawaguchi

Carbon Reports 2023, 2,123–129

Operando NMR electrochemical gating studies of ion dynamics in PEDOT:PSS

Dongxun Lyu, Yanting Jin, Pieter C. M. M. Magusin, Simone Sturniolo, Evan Wenbo Zhao, Shunsuke Yamamoto, Scott T. Keene, George G. Malliaras, Clare P. Grey

Nat. Mater 2023, 22, 746–753

Stacking-Fault Enhanced Oxygen Redox in Li2MnO3

Xiang Li, Xinhao Li, Lisa Monluc, Benjamin Chen, Mingxue Tang, Po-Hsiu Chien, Xuyong Feng, Ivan Hung, Zhehong Gan, Alexander Urban, Yan-Yan Hu

Adv. Energy Mater. 2022, 12, 2200427

Magnetic Resonance Microscopy: Instrumentation and Applications in Engineering, Life Science and Energy Research

Editors: Sabina Haber‐Pohlmeier, Bernhard Blümich, Luisa Ciobanu

Wiley‐VCH GmbH 2022
Print ISBN:9783527347605
Online ISBN:9783527827244

Dynamic Nuclear Polarization in battery materials

A parallel-plate RF probe and battery cartridge for 7Li ion battery studies

Andrés Ramírez Aguilera, Bryce MacMillan, Sergey Krachkovskiy, Kevin J. Sanders, Fahad Alkhayri , C. Adam Dyker, Gillian R. Goward, Bruce J. Balcom

Journal of Magnetic Resonance Volume 325, April 2021

The role of diffusion process in the self-discharge of electrochemical capacitors

Lars H. Hess, Natalia Fulik, Josephine Röhner, En Zhang, Stefan Kaskel, Eike Brunner, Andrea Balducci

Energy Storage Mater. 2021, 37, 501-508

Mechanisms for overcharging of carbon electrodes in lithium-ion/sodium-ion batteries analysed by operando solid-state NMR

Kazuma Gotoh, Tomu Yamakami, Ishin Nishimura, Hina Kometani, Hideka Ando, Kenjiro Hashi, Tadashi Shimizu, Hiroyuki Ishida

J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, 8, 14472

Quantification of Dead Lithium via In Situ Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Yi-Chen Hsieh, Marco Leißing, Sascha Nowak, Bing-Joe Hwang, Martin Winter, Gunther Brunklaus

Cell Rep. Phys. Sci.1, 2020, 100139

Real-Time Quantitative Detection of Lithium Plating by In Situ NMR Using a Parallel-Plate Resonator

Sergey A. Krachkovskiy, Mohammad Reza, Andres Ramirez Aguilera, Ion C. Halalay, Bruce J. Balcom and Gillian R. Goward

J. Electrochem. Soc. 167, 2020

Operando NMR of NMC811/Graphite Lithium-Ion Batteries: Structure, Dynamics, and Lithium Metal Deposition

Katharina Märker, Chao Xu, Clare P. Grey

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 17447−17456

Noninvasive In Situ NMR Study of “Dead Lithium” Formation and Lithium Corrosion in Full-Cell Lithium Metal Batteries

Anna B. Gunnarsdóttir, Chibueze V. Amanchukwu, Svetlana Menkin, Clare P. Grey

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 20814−20827

In situ NMR metrology reveals reaction mechanisms in redox flow batteries

Evan W. Zhao, Tao Liu, Erlendur Jónsson, Jeongjae Lee, Israel Temprano, Rajesh B. Jethwa, Anqi Wang, Holly Smith, Javier Carretero-González, Qilei Song, Clare P. Grey

Nature 2020, 579, 224–228

Three-dimensional pulsed field gradient NMR measurements of self-diffusion in anisotropic materials for energy storage applications

Simone Engelke, Lauren E. Marbella, Nicole M. Trease, Michael De Volder, Clara P. Grey

Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys. 2019, 21, 4538

Unraveling the Reaction Mechanisms of SiO Anodes for Li-Ion Batteries by Combining in Situ 7Li and ex Situ 7Li/29Si Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy

Keitaro Kitada, Oliver Pecher, Pieter C. M. M. Magusin, Matthias F. Groh, Robert S. Weatherup, Clare P. Grey

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 7014−7027

Phase transformations and capacity fade mechanism in LixSn nanoparticle electrodes revealed by operando 7Li NMR

Jose L. Lorie Lopez, Philip J. Grandinetti, Anne C. Co

J. Mater. Chem. A, 2019, 7, 10781

In Situ Magic-Angle Spinning 7Li NMR Analysis of a Full Electrochemical Lithium-Ion Battery Using a Jelly Roll Cell Design

Annica I. Freytag, Allen D. Pauric, Sergey A. Krachkovskiy, Gillian R. Goward

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 13758−13761

Long-run in operando NMR to investigate the evolution and degradation of battery cells

Steffen A. Kayser, Achim Mester, Andreas Mertens, Peter Jakes, Rüdiger-A. Eichelad, Josef Granwehr

Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys. 2018, 20, 13765

Operando Mapping of Li Concentration Profiles and Phase Transformations in Graphite Electrodes by Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Sergey A. Krachkovskiy, Jamie M. Foster, J. David Bazak, Bruce J. Balcom, and Gillian R. Goward

J. Phys. Chem. C 2018, 122, 38

In Situ Stripline Electrochemical NMR for Batteries

Eric G. Sorte, Nathan A. Banek, Michael J. Wagner, Todd M. Alam, YuYe J. Tong

ChemElectroChem 2018, 5, 2336–2340

NMR on Electrochemical Storage Materials

New Developments in NMR No. 15, Modern Methods in Solid-state NMR: A Practitioner’s Guide, Chapter 11 (Editor: Paul Hodgkinson)

Pieter C. M. M. Magusin, Ieuan Seymour, Oliver Pecher, Clare P. Grey

The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018
Print ISBN 978-1-78262-854-5
PDF eISBN: 978-1-78801-046-7
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78801-419-9

In Situ NMR Observation of the Temporal Speciation of Lithium Sulfur Batteries during Electrochemical Cycling

Hao Wang, Niya Sa, Meinan He, Xiao Liang, Linda F. Nazar, Mahalingam Balasubramanian, Kevin G. Gallagher, Baris Key

J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121, 6011−6017

Materials’ Methods: NMR in Battery Research

Oliver Pecher, Javier Carretero-González, Kent J. Griffith, Clare P. Grey

Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 213−242

Enhanced efficiency of solid-state NMR investigations of energy materials using an external automatic tuning/matching (eATM) robot

Oliver Pecher , David M. Halat, Jeongjae Lee, Zigeng Liu, Kent J. Griffith, Marco Braun, Clare P. Grey

J. Magn. Reson. 2017, 275, 127–136

Einblick in Echtzeit: Untersuchung von Batteriematerialien

Lauren E. Marbella, Oliver Pecher

Nachr. Chem. 2017, 65, 1213-1218

Sustainability and in situ monitoring in battery development

Clare P. Grey, Jean- Marie Tarascon

Nature Mater. 2017,16, 45–56

Automatic Tuning Matching Cycler (ATMC) in situ NMR spectroscopy as a novel approach for real-time investigations of Li- and Na-ion batteries

Oliver Pecher, Paul M. Bayley, Hao Liu, Zigeng Liu, Nicole M. Trease, Clare P. Grey

J. Magn. Reson., 2016, 265, 200–209

Challenges and new opportunities of in situ NMR characterization of electrochemical processes

Oliver Pecher, Anastasia Vyalikh, Clara P. Grey

AIP Conf. Proc. 2016, 1765, 020011

Interactions Between Electrolytes and Carbon-Based Materials-NMR Studies on Electrical Double Layer Capacitors, Lithium-Ion Batteries, and Fuel Cells

Martin Oschatz, Lars Borchardt, Felix Hippauf, Winfried Nickel, Stefan Kaskel, Eike Brunner

Annu. Rep. NMR Spectrosc. 2015

In situ NMR and electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance techniques reveal the structure of the electrical double layer in supercapacitors

John M. Grin, Alexander C. Forse,Wan-Yu Tsai, Pierre-Louis Taberna, Patrice Simon, Clare P. Grey

Nat. Mater. 2015,14, 812–819

Paramagnetic electrodes and bulk magnetic susceptibility effects in the in situ NMR studies of batteries: Application to Li1.08Mn1.92O4 spinels

Lina Zhou, Michal Leskes, Andrew J. Ilott, Nicole M. Trease, Clare P. Grey

J. Magn. Reson. 2013, 234, 44–57

In Situ NMR Spectroscopy of Supercapacitors: Insight into the Charge Storage Mechanism

Hao Wang, Alexander C. Forse, John M. Griffin, Nicole M. Trease, Lorie Trognko, Pierre-Louis Taberna, Patrice Simon, Clare P. Grey

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 18968−18980

In situ NMR of lithium ion batteries: Bulk susceptibility effects and practical considerations

Nicole M. Trease, Lina Zhou, Hee Jung Chang, Ben Yunxu Zhu, Clare P.Grey

Solid State Nucl. Magn. Reson. 2012, 42, 62–70

Real-Time NMR Studies of Electrochemical Double-Layer Capacitors

Hao Wang, Thomas K.-J. Köster, Nicole M. Trease, Julie Segalini, Pierre-Louis Taberna, Patrice Simon, Yury Gogotsi, Clare P. Grey

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 19270–19273

New cell design for in-situ NMR studies of lithium-ion batteries

Fabrizia Poli, Jugeshwar S. Kshetrimayum, Laure Monconduit, Michel Letellier

Electrochem. Com. 2011, 13,1293–1295

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