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Publication Citation: In Situ Neutron Techniques for Studying Lithium Ion Batteries

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Author(s): Howard Wang; Robert G. Downing; Joseph A. Dura; Daniel S. Hussey;
Title: In Situ Neutron Techniques for Studying Lithium Ion Batteries
Published: May 01, 2012
Abstract: We review in situ neutron techniques for studying lithium ion batteries. Four neutron measurement techniques, neutron depth profiling (NDP), neutron reflectivity (NR), small angle neutron scattering (SANS), and neutron imaging (NI) are discussed in this chapter. They are used to quantify the real-time distribution and transport of Li in active battery components during the battery operation, and gain new insights in the function and failure of battery systems. We demonstrate that in situ neutron diagnoses offer new opportunities in better understanding the performance and lifetime of secondary batteries.
Citation: Polymers for Energy Storage and Delivery: Polyelectrolytes for Batteries and Fuel Cells
Publisher: Americal Chemical Society, Washington , DC
Volume: 1096
Pages: pp. 91 - 96
Keywords: neutron depth profiling; neutron reflectometry; small angle neutron scattering; neutron imaging; Li (lithium); batteries; fuel cells; polyelectrolytes, or polymer electrolytes;
Research Areas: Condensed Matter Physics
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