Research

Battery center composed of professional researchers leading battery research

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The Hanyang Battery Center (HBC) aims to conduct convergence research based on core element technology to achieve a technical balance between battery materials.

Cathode

Focuses on the research and development of higher capacity, longer cycling, and safer battery materials with a specialization in cathode materials for advanced Li-ion batteries and next-generation battery systems.

Concentration gradient cathode materials for advanced lithium-ion batteries

Concentration gradient cathode materials for advanced lithium-ion batteries

Fundamental degradation mechanism of Ni-rich layered cathodes on Lithium-ion batteries

Fundamental degradation mechanism of Ni-rich layered cathodes on Lithium-ion batteries
 

Anode

Development of high capacity, stable cycle performance anode materials for advanced lithium ion battery system.

SiOx-based anode materials for Li-ion batteries

SiOx-based anode materials for Li-ion batteries

Porous structured Si-based anode materials for lithium-ion batteries

Porous structured Si-based anode materials for lithium-ion batteries

Artificial solid interphase layer for stable Li metal anode

Artificial solid interphase layer for stable Li metal anode
 

Solid Electrolyte

Focuses on the research and development of solid electrolyte showing high ion conductivity, chemical stability, and safety for next-generation battery systems.

Application of solution-processable solid electrolytes for all-solid-state Li ion batteries

Application of solution-processable solid electrolytes for all-solid-state Li ion batteries

Solid electrolyte exploration and developments of compositions based on multicomponent systems

Solid electrolyte exploration and developments of compositions based on multicomponent systems
 

TEM Analysis

Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) is used to provide the thickness and microstructure of various layers of a Lithium-ion batteries(LIBs).
This is essential to properly understand process development or LIBs failure. The phase transformation associated with the diffusion of Li ions can also be analyzed using TEM combined with X-ray diffraction (XRD).

  • Crystal structure and primary particle analysis for Lithium-ion batteries

    Crystal structure and primary particle analysis for Lithium-ion batteries
  • Microstructure analysis of various layers of Lithium-ion batteries

    Microstructure analysis of various layers of Lithium-ion batteries
 

Electrolyte and Thermally Stable Separator

Research topics are focused on enhancing electrochemical performance, electrode/electrolyte interfacial contact and battery safety with polymer-based electrolyte materials for advanced Li-ion batteries and next-generation battery systems

Polymer-based electrolyte materials for advanced Lithium-ion batteries

Polymer-based electrolyte materials for advanced Lithium-ion batteries

Thermally stable separator for Lithium-ion batteries with enhancing battery safety.

Thermally stable separator for Lithium-ion batteries with enhancing battery safety.