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Performance Improvement of  Next Generation Li Metal Batteries
Imaging Solid-State Reaction Heterogeneity in High-Nickel NCM

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Munsoo and Danwon's work on lithium carbonate decomposition in LIBs is now published on Journal of Power Sources.


Sugeun's work on Solid-state reaction heterogeneity during calcination is now published on Advanced Materials.


Excited to hold German-Korean Joint Virtual Workshop. Featured speakers' insights and short lectures on current topics were shared in workshop.

Featured Publications

Non-fluorinated non-solvating cosolvent enabling superior performance of lithium metal negative electrode battery  

Junyeob Moon, Dong Ok Kim. et al.

Nature Communications, 2022, 13, 4538

Suppressing High-Current-Induced Phase Separation in Ni-Rich Layered Oxides by Electrochemically Manipulating Dynamic Lithium Distribution 

Hyejeong Hyun et al.

Advanced Materials, 2021, 2105337. 

Suppressed phonon conduction by geometrically induced evolution of transport characteristics from Brownian motion into Lévy flight

Youngjoon Kim  et al.

NPG Asia Materials, 2022, 14, 33. 

Redirecting Dynamic Surface Restructuring of a Layered Transition Metal Oxide Catalyst for Superior Water Oxidation 

Jian Wang. et al.

Nature Catalysis, 2021, 4, 212-222.


Rechargeable Batteries

Electrochemical redox materials especially lithium-ion batteries promise efficient energy transformation between chemical and electrical energy.


This study is centered on understanding and developing highly-active electrocatalysts for efficient generation of hydrogen energy



We are dedicated to discovering design rule of next-generation thermoelectric materials from inorganic semiconductors, metal interconnects, and interfaces.