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In the Wolverton Research Group, our research focuses on using computational tools to help tackle today's pressing energy challenges.

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  • New Advanced Materials Paper on the Prediction of Large Volume Change Fracture-Resistance Electrode: Cu-Substituted Co3O4 H. Liu, Q. Li, Z. Yao, L. Li, Y. Li, C. Wolverton, M. C. Hersam, J. Wu, V. P. Dravid, Origin of fracture-resistance to large volume change in Cu-substituted Co3O4 electrode, Advanced Materials, 2017.
    Posted Nov 7, 2017, 7:59 PM by Zhenpeng Yao
  • New Paper on the Discovery of A Novel Quasi 2-D Nanosheet, Cubine M. Amsler, Z. Yao, C. Wolverton. Cubine, a quasi 2-dimensional copper-bismuth nano sheet, Chemistry of Materials, 2017.
    Posted Nov 7, 2017, 8:10 PM by Zhenpeng Yao
  • New Paper on the Conversion Mechanism during Lithiation of Transition Metal Oxide Electrodes Z. Yao, S. Kim, M. Aykol, Q. Li, J. Wu, J. He, C. Wolverton. Revealing the Conversion Mechanism of Transition Metal Oxide Electrodes during Lithiation from First Principles, Chemistry of Materials. 2017.
    Posted Nov 7, 2017, 8:10 PM by Zhenpeng Yao
  • New Paper on Giant Onsite Entropy S S Naghavi, A A Emery, H A Hansen, F Zhou, V Ozolins, C Wolverton. Giant onsite electronic entropy enhances the performance of ceria for water splitting. Nature Communications. 2017.
    Posted Oct 11, 2017, 8:57 AM by Shane Patel
  • New Paper on Designing Li-rich electrodes. S. Kim, M. Aykol, V.I. Hegde, Z. Lu, S. Kirklin, J.R. Croy, M.M. Thackeray, C. Wolverton. Material design of high-capacity Li-rich layered-oxide electrodes: Li2MnO3 and beyond. Energy & Environmental Science. 2017.
    Posted Oct 11, 2017, 8:54 AM by Shane Patel
  • Soo successfully defends his thesis. Congratulations to Dr. Kim!
    Posted Oct 11, 2017, 8:50 AM by Shane Patel
  • New Paper on High Pressure superconducting Copper-Bismuth binaries M. Amsler, C. Wolverton. Dense superconducting phases of copper-bismuth at high pressure. Phys. Rev Materials, 2017. In addition, congratulations to Max for having this article chosen as an Editor's Suggestion!
    Posted Aug 29, 2017, 11:28 AM by Shane Patel
  • New Paper on Inexpensive Thermoelectrics using Phase Boundary Mapping S. Ohno, U Aydemir, M Amsler, J-H Pöhls, S Chanakian A Zevalkink, M A White, S K Bux, C Wolverton, G J Synder.  Achieving zT > 1 in Inexpensive Zintl Phase Ca9Zn4+xSb9 by Phase Boundary MappingAdv. Funct. Mater. 2017.
    Posted Aug 15, 2017, 1:19 PM by Shane Patel
  • New Paper on Phase Transformations in Copper Sulfide during Lithiation K He, Z Yao, S Hwang, N Li, K Sun, H Gan, Y Du, H Zhang, C Wolverton, D Su. Kinetically-Driven Phase Transformation during Lithiation in Copper Sulfide Nanoflakes. Nano Lett, 2017.
    Posted Nov 7, 2017, 8:11 PM by Zhenpeng Yao
  • New Paper on Novel Cu-Bi Binaries synthesized at High Pressure M, Amsler.; S.M. Clarke, J. P. S Walsh , T. Yu; Y. Wang; Y. Meng ; S. D. Jacobsen ; C. Wolverton.; D. E. Freedman. Creating Binary Cu–Bi Compounds via High-Pressure Synthesis: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical StudyChem. Mater. 2017.
    Posted Aug 15, 2017, 1:08 PM by Shane Patel
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