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New Paper on Inexpensive Thermoelectrics using Phase Boundary Mapping

posted Aug 15, 2017, 1:19 PM by Shane Patel

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.

New Paper on Phase Transformations in Copper Sulfide during Lithiation

posted Aug 15, 2017, 1:10 PM by Shane Patel

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.

New Paper on Novel Cu-Bi Binaries synthesized at High Pressure

posted Aug 15, 2017, 1:05 PM by Shane Patel   [ updated Aug 15, 2017, 1:08 PM ]

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.

Tony successfully defends his thesis!

posted Jul 18, 2017, 6:40 AM by Shane Patel

Congratulations to Dr. Emery!

New Paper on Sodium Intercalation in MoS2 Nanosheets

posted Jun 9, 2017, 9:20 AM by Shane Patel   [ updated Jun 10, 2017, 5:54 PM by Zhenpeng Yao ]

Q. Li, Z. Yao, J. Wu, S. Mitra, S. Hao, T.S. Sahu, Y. Li, C. Wolverton, V.P. Dravid. Intermediate Phases in Sodium Intercalation into MoS2 Nanosheets and Their Implications for Sodium-Ion Batteries. Nano Energy. 2017.

Kyle Bushwick named MSE Outstanding Junior!

posted May 18, 2017, 10:32 AM by Shane Patel

Congratulations to Kyle Buschwick for being named THE Outstanding Junior in Northwestern's Materials Science Department

Eric Isaacs named a 2017 Frederick A. Howes Scholar in Computational Science

posted Apr 17, 2017, 10:10 AM by Shane Patel

Congratulations to Eric Isaacs for being named a Frederick A. Howes Scholar, awarded to recent alumni of the U.S. Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, who've exhibited outstanding leadership, character, and technical achievements.

New Paper on High Pressure Iron-Bismuth Intermetallic Compounds

posted Dec 29, 2016, 4:45 PM by Shane Patel

M Amsler, SS Nagavi, and C Wolverton. Prediction of superconducting iron-bismuth intermetallic compounds at high pressure. Chemical Science. 2017.

New Paper on High-throughput Design of Cathode Coating Materials for Li-ion Batteries

posted Dec 15, 2016, 9:00 AM by Shane Patel

M Aykol, S Kim, VI Hegde, D Snydacker, Z Lu, S Hao, S Kirklin, D Morgan, and C Wolverton. High-throughput computational design of cathode coatings for Li-ion batteries. Nature Communications 7, 13779 (2016).

New Paper on Over-lithiated Cobalt/Nickel Spinel Oxides for Li-ion Batteries

posted Dec 15, 2016, 8:56 AM by Shane Patel

E Lee, J Blauwkamp, FC Castro, J Wu, VP Dravid, P Yan, C Wang, S Kim, C Wolverton, R Benedek, F Dogan, JS Park, JR Croy, and MM Thackeray. Exploring Lithium-Cobalt-Nickel Oxide Spinel Electrodes for ≥3.5 V Li-Ion Cells. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8, 27720–27729 (2016).

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