Highlights & Covers

Book on "Present and Future Energy Storage Challenges"

Prof. Dr. Stefano Passerini, Dr. Dominic Bresser, Dr. Arianna Moretti, Dr. Alberto Varzi

ISBN: 978-3-527-34576-2
Series: „Encyclopedia of Electrochemistry“
Hard cover: 960 pages
Publisher: WILEY VCH; 1. and 2. Edition (August 2020)
Language: English

Batteries – Present and Future Energy Storage Challenges

Comprehensive Book: "Magnesium Batteries"

Prof. Dr. Maximilian Fichtner

ISBN-13: 978-1788014342
ISBN-10: 1788014340
Series: Energy and Environment Series (Buch 23)
Hard cover: 338 pages
Publisher: „Royal Society of Chemistry; 1. Edition (September 26, 2019)
Language: English

Magnesium Batteries: Research and Applications (Energy and Environment Series) (English) 1. edition


PD Dr. Birger Horstmann, Prof. Timo Jacob, Dr. Mario Marinaro, Prof. Dr. Stefano Passerini, Dr. Alberto Varzi

This collection of articles is intended to highlight some of the latest advances made by the large community of scientists working on energy conversion and storage in the science city of Ulm.

Energy Storage and Conversion Research at Science City Ulm


Synchrotron X‐ray Radiography and Tomography of Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries—Cell Design, Electrolyte Flow Geometry, and Gas Bubble Formation

László Eifert, Nico Bevilacqua, Kerstin Köble, Dr. Kieran Fahy, Liusheng Xiao, Min Li, Kangjun Duan, Prof. Dr. Aimy Bazylak, Prof. Dr. Pang‐Chieh Sui, Dr. Roswitha Zeis

(ChemSusChem 12/2020)


Strain Dependence of Metal Anode Surface Properties

Daniel Stottmeister, Prof. Dr. Axel Groß

(ChemSusChem 2020)


Surface Science and Electrochemical Model Studies on the Interaction of Graphite and Li‐Containing Ionic Liquids

Weber, Isabella; Kim, Jihyun; Buchner, Florian; Schnaidt, Johannes; Behm, R. Jürgen

(ChemSusChem 2020)

Energy & Environmental Science

Towards stable and efficient electrolytes for room-temperature rechargeable calcium batteries

Li, Z.; Fuhr, O.; Fichtner, M.; Zhao-Karger, Z.

(Energy & Environmental Science, 12 (12), 3496–3501., 2019)


Revisiting the Electrochemical Lithiation Mechanism of Aluminum and the Role of Li-rich Phases (Li1+xAl) on Capacity Fading

Bingsheng Qin, Dr. Thomas Diemant, Dr. Huang Zhang, Dr. Alexander Hoefling, Prof. R. Jürgen Behm, Prof. Jens Tübke, Dr. Alberto Varzi, Prof. Stefano Passerini

(ChemSusChem 2019)


Single-Ion Conducting Electrolyte Based on Electrospun Nanofibers for High-Performance Lithium Batteries

Cuicui Li, Bingsheng Qin, Yunfeng Zhang, Alberto Varzi, Stefano Passerini, Jiaying Wang, Jiaming Dong, Danli Zeng, Zhihong Liu, and Hansong Cheng

(Advanced Energy Materials, 2019)

Insight into Sodium Insertion and the Storage Mechanism in Hard Carbon

Anji Reddy, M.; Helen, M.; Groß, A.; Fichtner, M.; Euchner, H.

(ACS energy letters, 2018)

Bio-waste chicken eggshells to store energy

Manickam Minakshi, Heidy Visbal, David R. G. Mitchell and Maximilian Fichtner

(Dalton Transactions, 2018)


Comparison of Electrospun Carbon−Carbon Composite and Commercial Felt for Their Activity and Electrolyte Utilization in Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries

Abdulmonem Fetyan, Jonathan Schneider, Maike Schnucklake, Dr. Gumaa A. El‐Nagar, Dr. Rupak Banerjee, Nico Bevilacqua, Dr. Roswitha Zeis, Prof. Christina Roth

(ChemElectroChem 2018)

MnPO4‐Coated Li(Ni0.4Co0.2Mn0.4)O2 for Lithium(‐Ion) Batteries with Outstanding Cycling Stability and Enhanced Lithiation Kinetics

Zhen Chen, Guk-Tae Kim, Dominic Bresser, Thomas Diemant, Jakob Asenbauer, Sangsik Jeong, Mark Copley, Rolf Jürgen Behm, Jianyi Lin, Zexiang Shen, and Stefano Passerini

(Adv. Energy Mater. 8/2018)


Complementary Strategies Toward the Aqueous Processing of High-Voltage LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 Lithium-Ion Cathodes

Kuenzel, M.; Bresser, D.; Diemant, T.; Carvalho, D. V.; Kim, G.-T.; Behm, R. J.; Passerini, S.

(ChemSusChem 3/2018)

Batteries: 3D Porous Cu–Zn Alloys as Alternative Anode Materials for Li-Ion Batteries with Superior Low T Performance

Varzi, A.; Mattarozzi, L.; Cattarin, S.; Guerriero,P.; Passerini, S.

(Adv. Energy Mater. Volume 8, 1/2018)

A combined UHV-STM-flow cell set-up for electrochemical/electrocatalytic studies of structurally well-defined UHV prepared model electrodes

Schnaidt, J.; Beckord, S.; Engstfeld, A. K.; Klein, J.; Brimaud, S.; Behm, R. J.

(Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys., 2017, 19, 4166)

Nanostructured Na-ion and Li-ion anodes for battery application: A comparative overview

Hasa, I.; Hassoun, J.Passerini, S.

(Nano Research, Volume 10, Issue 12, 1 December 2017)


Rational Development of Neutral Aqueous Electrolytes for Zinc-Air Batteries

Clark, S.; Latz, A.; Horstmann, B.

(ChemSusChem 10 (2017) 4666.)


Structural Motifs for Modeling Sulfur-Poly(acrylonitrile) Composite Materials in Sulfur-Lithium Batteries

Zhu, T., Müller, J. E., Hanauer, M., Sauter, U., Jacob, T.

(ChemElectroChem, 10/2017)

CuF2 as Reversible Cathode for Fluoride Ion Batteries

Tho Thieu, D.T., Hammad Fawey, M., Bhatia, H., Diemant, T., Chakravadhanula, V.S.K., Behm, R.J., Kübel, Ch., Fichtner, M.

(Adv. Func. Materials 27 (31), 2017)

A new class of non-corrosive, highly efficient electrolytes for rechargeable magnesium batteries

Zhao-Karger, Z., Bardaji, E.G., Fuhr, O., Fichtner, M.

(Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 22/2017)

LaSrMnO4: Reversible Electrochemical Intercalation of Fluoride Ions in the Context of Fluoride Ion Batteries

Nowroozi, M.A., Wissel K., Rohrer, J., Munnangi, A.R., Clemens, O.

(Chemistry of Materials 29 (8), 2017)

Metal Batteries: Bilayered Nanostructured V2O5·nH2O for Metal Batteries

Arianna Moretti and Stefano Passerini

(Adv. Energy Mater. 23/2016)

Nitrogen Rich Hierarchically Organized Porous Carbon/Sulfur Composite Cathode Electrode for High Performance Li/S Battery: A Mechanistic Investigation by Operando Spectroscopic Studies

B.P. Vinayan, T. Diemant, X.-M. Lin, M.A. Cambaz, U. Golla-Schindler, U. Kaiser, R.J. Behm, and M. Fichtner

(Adv. Mater. Interfaces 19/2016)


Development and Characterization of High-Performance Sodium-Ion Cells based on Layered Oxide and Hard Carbon

Keller M., Vaalma C., Buchholz D., Passerini S.

(ChemElectroChem, 7/2016)

Quaternary polymer electrolytes containing an ionic liquid and ceramic filler

V. Sharova, G.-T. Kim, G. A. Giffin, A. Lex-Balducci, and S. Passerini

(Macromolecular Rapid Communication, 14/2016)

Ionic liquids as tailored media for the synthesis and processing of energy conversion materials.

Eshetu, G. G.; Armand, M.; Ohno, H.; Scrosati, B.; Passerini, S.

(Energy and Environmental Science, 2016.)

Performance study of magnesium–sulfur battery using a graphene based sulfur composite cathode electrode and a non-nucleophilic Mg electrolyte

B. P. Vinayan, Zhirong Zhao-Karger, Thomas Diemant, Venkata Sai Kiran Chakravadhanula, Nele I. Schwarzburger, Musa Ali Cambaz, R. Jürgen Behm, Christian Kübel and Maximilian Fichtner.

(Nanoscale, 2016)


Facile Synthesis of Carbon–Metal Fluoride Nanocomposites for Lithium-Ion Batteries

M. A. Reddy, B. Breitung, C. Wall, S. Trivedi, V. S. K. Chakravadhanula, M. Helen, M. Fichtner

(Energy Technology, 2016)

Energy conversion applications of materials synthesized in Ionic liquids

Gebrekidan Gebresilassie Eshetu, Michel Armand, Hiroyuki Ohno, Bruno Scrosati and Stefano Passerini

(Energy Environ. Sci., 2016)


Eco-friendly Energy Storage System: Seawater and Ionic Liquid Electrolyte

Kim JK., Mueller F., Kim H., Jeong S., Park JS., Passerini S., Kim Y.

(ChemSusChem. 2016)


Ionic-Liquid-Based Polymer Electrolytes for Battery Applications

Irene Osada, Henrik de Vries, Bruno Scrosati, and Stefano Passerini

(Angewandte Chemie, 2016)

Li/air Flow Battery Employing Ionic Liquid Electrolytes

L. Grande, A. Ochel, S. Monaco, M. Mastragostino, D. Tonti, P. Palomino, E. Paillard, S. Passerini

(Energy Technology, 2015)

Disordered Lithium-Rich Oxyfluoride as Promising Intercalation Cathode for Lithium-Ion Batteries 

R. Chen, Shuhua Ren, M. Knapp, D. Wang, R. Witter, M. Fichtner, and H. Hahn

(Advanced Energy Materials 5,9 (2015) 1401814)


Safer Electrolytes for Lithium-Ion Batteries: State of the Art and Perspectives

Julian Kalhoff, Gebrekidan Gebresilassie Eshetu, Dominic Bresser and Stefano Passerini

(ChemSusChem, 2015)

Non-aqueous semi-solid fl ow battery based on Na-ion chemistry. P2-type NaxNi0.22Co0.11Mn0.66O2-NaTi2(PO4)3

Edgar Ventosa, Daniel Buchholz, Stefan Klink, Cristina Flox, Luciana Gomes Chagas, Christoph Vaalma, Wolfgang Schuhmann, Stefano Passerini and Joan Ramon Morante

(Chem Commun (Camb). 2015)

Magnesium sulfur battery with improved non-nucleophilic electrolyte 

Zh. Zhao-Karger, X. Zhao, D. Wang, T. Diemant and M. Fichtner

(Adv. Energy Mater. 5,3 (2015) 1401155)


X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Investigation of Lithium-Rich, Cobalt-Poor Layered-Oxide Cathode Material with High Capacity

D. Buchholz, J. Li, S. Passerini, G. Aquilanti, D. Wang, M. Giorgetti

(ChemElectroChem, 2015)

Fluoride-doped PEG matrix as an electrolyte for anion transportation in a room-temperature fluoride ion battery 

F. Gschwind, Z. Zhao-Karger and M. Fichtner

(J. Materials Chemistry A 2 (2014) 1214 - 1218)

Lithium-Ion Batteries: ZnFe2O4-C/LiFePO4-CNT: A Novel High-Power Lithium-Ion Battery with Excellent Cycling Performance

A. Varzi, D. Bresser, J. von Zamory, F. Müller, S. Passerini

(Adv. Energy Mater. 10/2014)

CFx Derived Carbon-FeF2 Nanocomposites for Reversible Lithium Storage 

M. Anji Reddy, B. Breitung, V.S.K. Chakravadhanula, C. Wall, M. Engel, C. Kübel, A.K. Powell, H. Hahn and M. Fichtner

(Adv. Energy Materials 3; 2013, 274)