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Xu, Y. (author)
Modern life is moving towards a mobile and sustainable energy economy, in which rechargeable batteries play an essential role as a power supply. The current battery of choice is Li ion battery that is dominating the market but faces great challenges for future use mainly due to the demand for higher capacities and target for cost reduction. Next...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Yu, C. (author), Ganapathy, S. (author), van Eck, Ernst R H (author), Wang, H. (author), Basak, S. (author), Li, Z. (author), Wagemaker, M. (author)

Solid-state batteries potentially offer increased lithium-ion battery energy density and safety as required for large-scale production of electrical vehicles. One of the key challenges toward high-performance solid-state batteries is the large impedance posed by the electrode-electrolyte interface. However, direct assessment of the lithium...

journal article 2017
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Peng, B. (author), Xu, Y. (author), Liu, Kai (author), Wang, Xiaoqun (author), Mulder, F.M. (author)

Black phosphorus (BP) has received increasing research attention as an anode material in sodium-ion batteries (SIBs), owing to its high capacity, electronic conductivity, and chemical stability. However, it is still challenging for BP-based SIB anodes to achieve a high electrochemical performance utilizing cost-effective materials and...

journal article 2017
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Peng, B. (author), Xu, Y. (author), Wang, Xiaoqun (author), Shi, Xinghua (author), Mulder, F.M. (author)

Super P carbon black (SPCB) has been widely used as a conducting additive in Li/Na ion batteries to improve the electronic conductivity. However, there has not yet been a comprehensive study on its structure and electrochemical properties for Li/Na ion uptake, though it is important to characterize its contribution in any study of active...

journal article 2017
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Tang, Linkai (author), He, Yan Bing (author), Wang, Chao (author), Wang, Shuan (author), Wagemaker, M. (author), Li, Baohua (author), Yang, Quan Hong (author), Kang, Feiyu (author)

Nanosized Li4Ti5O12 (LTO) materials enabling high rate performance suffer from a large specific surface area and low tap density lowering the cycle life and practical energy density. Microsized LTO materials have high density which generally compromises their rate capability. Aiming at combining the favorable...

journal article 2017
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Basak, S. (author)
With the focus in automobile industry to switch from petroleum-based vehicles to all electric vehicles, the increasing demand on harvesting energy from renewable sources for a safer and greener future and the ever-increasing demand of the portable electronics systems, the need for better batteries is eminent. The ultimate aim of battery research...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Vega Garita, V.E. (author), Ramirez Elizondo, L.M. (author), Bauer, P. (author)
Solar-battery systems are still expensive, bulky, and space consuming. To tackle these issues, we propose a novel device that combines all the components of a solar-battery system in one device. This device might help reduce installation cost compared to the current solar-battery systems as well as provide a plug-and-play solution. However, this...
journal article 2017
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Qian, Kun (author), Tang, Linkai (author), Wagemaker, M. (author), He, Yan Bing (author), Liu, Dongqing (author), Li, Hai (author), Shi, Ruiying (author), Li, Baohua (author), Kang, Feiyu (author)

Through a facile sodium sulfide (Na2S)-assisted hydrothermal treatment, clean and nondefective surfaces are constructed on micrometer-sized Li4Ti5O12 particles. The remarkable improvement of surface quality shows a higher first cycle Coulombic efficiency (≈95%), a significantly enhanced cycling...

journal article 2017
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Peng, B. (author), Xu, Y. (author), Mulder, F.M. (author)

Si-based anode materials in Li-ion batteries (LIBs) suffer from severe volume expansion/contraction during repetitive discharge/charge, which results in the pulverization of active materials, continuous growth of solid electrolyte interface (SE!) layers, loss of electrical conduction, and, eventually, battery failure. Herein, we present...

journal article 2017
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Alavi, F. (author), van de Wouw, N. (author), De Schutter, B.H.K. (author)
Recently, the idea of using fuel cell vehicles as the future way of producing electricity has emerged. A fuel cell car has all the necessary devices on board to convert the chemical energy of hydrogen into electricity. This paper considers a scenario where a parking lot for fuel cell cars acts as a virtual power plant. In order to describe the...
conference paper 2016
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Chandra Mouli, G.R. (author), Bauer, P. (author), Zeman, M. (author)
This paper investigates the possibility of charging battery electric vehicles at workplace in Netherlands using solar energy. Data from the Dutch Meteorological Institute is used to determine the optimal orientation of PV panels for maximum energy yield in the Netherlands. The seasonal and diurnal variation in solar insolation is analyzed to...
journal article 2016
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Fredon, R. (author)
Mankind has started taking the global warming problem into consideration, and has been doing so for decades. The relevance of the problem is slowly reaching everyone’s mind, which has resulted in fast growth in important related research topics, among which energy materials. One of the most important challenges has to do both with transportation...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Zhang, X. (author)
Chemical energy storage in Li-ion batteries is a key technology for the future renewable society. Their energy and power density is largely determined by electrode materials that are able to host lithium in their crystal structure. Aiming at faster and more efficient energy storage, one of the key objectives in Li-ion batteries is to improve the...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Ganapathy, S. (author), Basak, S. (author), Lefering, A. (author), Rogers, E. (author), Zandbergen, H.W. (author), Wagemaker, M. (author)
Chemisorbed water and solvent molecules and their reactivity with components from the electrolyte in high-surface nano-structured electrodes remains a contributing factor toward capacity diminishment on cycling in lithium ion batteries due to the limit in maximum annealing temperature. Here, we report a marked improvement in the capacity...
journal article 2014
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Shen, K. (author)
Nanostructured materials are featured by providing a variety of favourable electrical properties, as the reduced ion and electron transport paths enable significant enhancement on (de)intercalation rates and hence high power. For TiO2 anatase, nano-sizing results in a curved open cell voltage profile with a much shorter plateau region in...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Singh, D.P. (author)
Dictated by exhausting sources of conventional fossil fuels, their irreversible damage on environment, international conflicts for oil resources – distressing global economy, worldwide research has focused towards developing alternate, but sustainable, sources of energy generation and storage to meet global energy demands and emission-free...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Garcia-Tamayo, E. (author)
The remarkable physicist Richard P. Feynman once said, more than fifty years ago: ”the principles of physics, as far as I can see, do not speak against the possibility of maneuvering things atom by atom. It is not an attempt to violate any laws; it is something, in principle, that can be done; but in practice, it has not been done because we are...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Haverkate, L.A. (author)
This thesis explores some fundamental aspects of charge carrier transport at the nanoscale. The study is divided in two parts. In the first part, the structural, dynamical and vibrational properties of discotic liquid crystals are studied in relation to the potential of these self-assembled ‘mesophases’ to form molecular conducting wires....
doctoral thesis 2013
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Apostolou, G. (author), Reinders, A.H.M.E. (author)
In this paper 80 commercially available PV products have been analysed. The data set comprises 46 low power PV products in the range of 0 to 17 Wp and 34 PV products with a power of 17 Wp up to 27 kWp. The goal of our study is to investigate and evaluate features of PV products that are available on the market now and to present features that...
conference paper 2012
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Van Geenhuizen, M.S. (author), Schoonman, J. (author), Reinders, A.H.M.E. (author)
Places of large potentials of sustainable energy production and places of energy consumption are often very different and separated by large distances across the globe. This paper first discusses potentials of solar technology in terms of global availability using PV technology and actual energy production. Solar energy is widely under-used and...
conference paper 2012
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