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  • Stable and Efficient Lithium Metal Anode Cycling through Understanding the Effects of Electrolyte Composition and Electrode Preconditioning. Dmitrii Rakov, Meisam Hasanpoor, Artem Baskin, John W. Lawson, Fangfang Chen, Pavel V. Cherepanov, Alexandr N. Simonov, Patrick C. Howlett, and Maria Forsyth. Chemistry of Materials 2022, 34 (1), 165-177, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.1c02981
  • Current challenges and future opportunities toward recycling of spent lithium-ion batteries. Rabeeh Golmorhammadzadeh, Fariborz Faraji, Brian Jong, Cristina Pozo-Gonzalo, Parama Chakraborty. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2022, 159 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2022.112202
  • Interphase control for high performance lithium metal batteries using ether aided ionic liquid electrolyte. Urbi Pal, Dmitrii Rakov, Baharak Sayahpour, Fangfang Chen, Binayak Roy, D.R. MacFarlane, M. Armand, P.C. Howlett, Ying Shirley Meng and Maria Forsyth. Energy & Environmental Science 2022, https://doi.org/10.1039/D1EE02929K
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYrwLowEdRs
    Dr Faezeh Makhlooghiazad discusses her research investigating zwitterion molecules, which led her to explore a family of unique structures with promise as electrolyte media, reported in Nature Materials.
    Makhlooghiazad, F., O’Dell, L.A., Porcarelli, L. et al. Zwitterionic materials with disorder and plasticity and their application as non-volatile solid or liquid electrolytes. Nat. Mater. 21, 228–236 (2022).