Centers

CEES

Center for Electrical Energy Storage (CEES)

Director(s):

Michael Thackeray
 

Lead Institution:

Argonne National Laboratory
 

Mission:

To acquire a fundamental understanding of interfacial phenomena controlling electrochemical processes that will enable dramatic improvements in the properties and performance of energy storage devices, notably Li ion batteries.
 

Research Topics:


energy storage (including batteries and capacitors), charge transport, materials and chemistry by design, synthesis (novel materials)
 

Materials Studied:


MATERIALS: metal, oxide
 
INTERFACES: organic/oxide, organic/metal, liquid/solid, solid/solid
 
NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS: 1D, 2D, 3D
 

Experimental and Theoretical Methods:


X-ray diffraction and scattering, X-ray imaging, X-ray spectroscopy, electron microscopy, scanning probe microscopy, lithography, surface science, neutron diffraction and scattering, molecular dynamics (MD), density functional theory (DFT), monte carlo (MC), quantum mechanics, multiscale modeling, next generation optimization methods, high-throughput screening methods, extreme scale computing
 

Map of institutions in EFRC

Partner Institutions:


  • Argonne National Laboratory
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Northwestern University

 

 

 



BES Staff Contact:

Craig Henderson
 
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