Publications and Patents

 

List of Publications

 

102. Yidan Cao, R. Dunlap, and M.N. Obrovac. Electrochemistry and Thermal Behavior of SiOx Made by Reactive Gas Milling. J. Electrochem Soc., Published online 19 June 2020. doi:10.1149/1945-7111/ab9e83

101. Lituo Zheng, M.D.L Garayt, and M.N. Obrovac. Engineered Particle Synthesis by Dry Particle Microgranulation. Cell Reports Physical Science, Published online 13 May 2020. doi:10.1016/j.xcrp.2020.100063

100. Zilai Yan, and M.N. Obrovac. Quantifying the cost effectiveness of non-aqueous potassium-ion batteries. J. Power Sources, Published online 1 May 2020. doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2020.228228

99. M. Charlton, T. D. Hatchard, and M.N. Obrovac, Polyaniline Electrode Activation in Li Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., Published online 9 April 2020. doi:10.1149/1945-7111/ab8822

98. B. Scott, C.A.M. Brown, R.A. Dunlap, and M.N. Obrovac, Quantitative composition determination by Mössbauer spectroscopy, MRS Communications, Published online 16 December 2019. doi:10.1557/mrc.2019.158

97. Congxiao Wei, and M.N. Obrovac, Small Molecule Slurry Additives for Si Alloy Coatings with CMC/SBR Binder, J. Electrochem. Soc., 166 (2019) A3217-A3221. doi: 10.1149/2.0311914jes

96. Lituo Zheng, Congxiao Wei, M.D.L. Garayt, Judy MacInnis, and M.N. Obrovac, Spherically Smooth Cathode Particles by Mechanofusion Processing, J. Electrochem. Soc., 166 (2019) A2924-A2927. doi: 10.1149/2.0681913jes

95. Yijia Liu, J. Craig Bennett, and M.N. Obrovac, Ball Milled Si-W Alloys: Part II. Thermal Behavior and Performance in Li Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 166 (2019) A2791-A2796. doi: 10.1149/2.1571912jes

94. Simeng Cao, J. Craig Bennett, Y. Wang, S. Gracious, M. Zhu, and M.N. Obrovac, Si-TiN alloy Li-ion battery anode materials prepared by reactive N2 gas milling, J. Power Sources, 438 (2019) 227003. doi: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.227003

93. Zilai Yan, Congxiao Wei, and M. N. Obrovac, Understanding interfacial impedance growth in porous electrodes containing blended active materials, J. Power Sources, 438 (2019) 226955. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.226955

92. Lituo Zheng, R. Fielden, J. Craig Bennett, and M.N. Obrovac, Hexagonal and monoclinic NaNi0.8Co0.15Al0.05O2 (Na-NCA) for sodium ion batteries, J. Power Sources, 433 (2019) 226698. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.226698

91.  Haonan Yu and M. N. Obrovac, Quantitative Determination of Carbon Dioxide Content in Organic Electrolytes by Infrared Spectroscopy, J. Electrochem. Soc., 166 (2019) A2467 - A2470. doi: 10.1149/2.0291912jes

90. Lituo Zheng, J. C. Bennett, and M. N. Obrovac, Stabilizing NaCrO2 by Sodium Site Doping with Calcium, J. Electrochem. Soc., 166 (2019) A2058 - A2064. doi: 10.1149/2.1041910jes

89. Leyi Zhao, J. C. Bennett, A. George, and M. N. Obrovac, SiC-Free Carbon–Silicon Alloys Prepared by Delithiation as Lithium-Ion Battery Negative Electrodes, Chem. Mater., Published Online May 16, 2019. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b03898

88. Yidan Cao, T. D. Hatchard, R. A. Dunlap, and M. N. Obrovac, Mechanofusion-derived Si-alloy/graphite composite electrode materials for Li-ion batteries, J. Mater. Chem. A, 7 (2019) 8335-8343. doi: 10.1039/C9TA00132H

87. Yijia Liu, Benjamin Scott, and M.N. Obrovac, Ball Milled Si-W Alloys: Part I. Microstructural and Phase Evolution during Ball Milling, J. Electrochem. Soc., 166 (2019) A1170-A1175. doi: 10.1149/2.0851906jes

86. Yidan Cao, Benjamin Scott, R.A. Dunlap, Jun Wang and M.N. Obrovac, An Investigation of the Fe-Mn-Si System for Li-Ion Battery Negative Electrodes, J. Electrochem. Soc., 166 (2019) A21-A26.  doi: 10.1149/2.1111816jes

85. Yidan Cao, J. Craig Bennett, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, A Simple Synthesis Route for High-Capacity SiOx Anode Materials with Tunable Oxygen Content for Lithium-Ion Batteries, Chemistry of Materials, 30 (2018) 7418-7422. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b02977

84. Lituo Zheng, Lingjun Li, Ramesh Shunmugasundaram and M.N. Obrovac, Effect of Controlled-Atmosphere Storage and Ethanol Rinsing on NaNi0.5Mn0.5O2 for Sodium-Ion Batteries, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 10 (2018) 38246-38254. doi: 10.1021/acsami.8b14209

83. Lituo Zheng, T.D. Hatchard and M.N. Obrovac, A high-quality mechanofusion coating for enhancing lithium-ion battery cathode material performance, MRS Communications, Published online 05 October 2018, doi: 10.1557/mrc.2018.209

82. Y. Wang, Simeng Cao, Hui Liu, Min Zhu and M.N. Obrovac, Si-TiN Alloy Li-ion Battery Negative Electrode Materials Made by N2 Gas Milling, MRS Communications, 8 (2018) 1352-1357. doi: 10.1557/mrc.2018.178

81. M.N. Obrovac, Si-alloy negative electrodes for Li-ion batteries, ‎Curr. Opin. Electrochem. 9 (2018) 8-17. doi: 10.1016/j.coelec.2018.02.002

80. Zilai Yan and M.N. Obrovac, Selecting Inactive Materials with Low Electrolyte Reactivity for Lithium-ion Cells, ‎J. Power Sources 397 (2018) 374–381. doi: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2018.07.042

79. J.S. Thorne, Lituo Zheng, Christopher L.D. Lee, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, Synthesis and Electrochemistry of O3-type NaFeO2−NaCo0.5Ni0.5O2 Solid Solutions for Na-Ion Positive Electrodes, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 10 (2018) 22013-22022. doi:10.1021/acsami.8b03336

78. Yidan Cao, J.C. Bennett, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, Li Insertion in Ball Milled Si-Mn Alloys, J. Electrochem. Soc., 165 (2018) A1734-A1740. doi: 10.1149/2.0381809jes

77. Haonan Yu, Z.L. Brown, Congxiao Wei and M.N. Obrovac, Thermoelectrochemical Activation of CoO in Na Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 165 (2018) A1595-A1600. doi: 10.1149/2.0111809jes

76. Leyi Zhao, J.C. Bennett and M.N. Obrovac, Hexagonal Platelet Graphite and Its Application in Li-Ion Batteries, Carbon, 134 (2018) 507-518. doi: 10.1016/j.carbon.2018.03.017

75. T.D. Hatchard, R.A. Fielden and M.N. Obrovac, Sintered Polymeric Binders for Li-ion Battery Alloy Anodes, Can. J. Chem., 96 (2018) 765-770. doi: 10.1139/cjc-2017-0728

74. Yukun Wang, Simeng Cao, Mariya Kalinina, Lituo Zheng, Linjun Li, Min Zhu and M.N. Obrovac, Lithium Insertion in Nanostructured Si1-xTix Alloys, J. Electrochem. Soc., 164 (2017) A3006-A3010. doi: 10.1149/2.0491713jes

73. Zilai Yan and M.N. Obrovac, Electrolyte Reactivity on Graphite and Copper as Measured in Lithium Double Half Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 164 (2017) A2977-A2986. doi: 10.1149/2.0431713jes

72. Leyi Zhao, Xiuyun Zhao, L. Burke, C. Bennett, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, Voronoi Tessellated Graphite Produced by Low Temperature Catalytic Graphitization of Renewable Hard Carbon, ChemSusChem., 10 (2017) 3409-3418. doi: 10.1002/cssc.2017012 11

71. Xiuyun Zhao, R.J. Sanderson, M.A. Al-Maghrabia, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, Electrochemistry of Sputtered and Ball Milled Si-Fe-O Alloys in Li Cells,  J. Electrochem. Soc., 164 (2017) A1165-A1172. doi: 10.1149/2.1031706jes

70. T.D. Hatchard, A. Genkin and M.N. Obrovac, Rapid Mechanochemical Synthesis of Amorphous Alloys, AIP Advances, 7 (2017) 045201. doi: 10.1063/1.4979890

69. Lituo Zheng and M.N. Obrovac, Investigation of O3-type Na0.9Ni0.45MnxTi0.55-xO2 (0 ≤ x ≤ 0.55) as Positive Electrode Materials for Sodium-Ion Batteries, Electrochimica Acta, 233 (2017) 284-291. doi: 10.1016/j.electacta.2017.03.033

68. Lituo Zheng, Jierui Li and M.N. Obrovac, Crystal Structures and Electrochemical Performance of Air-Stable Na2/3Ni1/3–xCuxMn2/3O2 in Sodium Cells, Chem. Mater., (2017) 1623–1631. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b04769

67. R. Fielden, L. Cole and M.N. Obrovac, Low Voltage Sodium Intercalation in NaxVxTi1-xO2 (2/3 ≤ x ≤ 1), J. Electrochem. Soc., 164 (2017) A490-A497. doi: 10.1149/2.1361702jes 

66. Leyi Zhao, D.J. Dvorak and M.N. Obrovac, Layered Amorphous Silicon as Negative Electrodes in Lithium-Ion Batteries, J. Power Sources, 332 (2016) 290–298. doi: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.09.124

65. Zhijia Du, T.D. Hatchard, P. Bissonnette, R. A. Dunlap and M. N. Obrovac, Electrochemical Activity of Nano-NiSiin Li Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016) A2456-A2460. doi: 10.1149/2.0061613jes

64. Lituo Zheng and M.N. Obrovac, Honeycomb Compound Na3Ni2BiO6 as Positive Electrode Material in Na Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016) A2362-A2367. doi: 10.1149/2.0991610jes

63. T.D. Hatchard, P. Bissonnette and M.N. Obrovac, Phenolic Resin as an Inexpensive High Performance Binder for Li-Ion Battery Alloy Negative Electrodes, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016) A2035-A2039. doi: 10.1149/2.1121609jes

62. Zhijia Du, R. A. Dunlap and M. N. Obrovac, Structural and Electrochemical Investigation of FexSi1-x Thin Films in Li Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016) A2011-A2016. doi: 10.1149/2.0961609jes

61. Xiuyun Zhao, R.J. Sanderson, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, The Electrochemistry of Sputtered and Ball Milled C1-xBx(0 ≤ y ≤ 0.60) Alloys in Li and Na Cells, Electrhochim. Acta, 209 (2016) 285-292.  doi:10.1016/j.electacta.2016.04.188

60. Zhijia Du, Hui Liu, S.N. Ellis, R.A. Dunlap, M. Zhu and M.N. Obrovac, Electrochemistry of CuxSi1−x Alloys in Li Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016), A1275-1279.  doi: 10.1149/2.0811607jes  

59. Lituo Zheng, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, The Electrochemical Reaction Mechanism of Tin Phosphide with Sodium, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016), A1188-1191. doi: 10.1149/2.0401607jes

58. Xiuyun Zhao, Yuan Yao, A.E. George and M. N. Obrovac, The Electrochemistry of Catalytically Graphitized Ball Milled Carbon in Li Batteries, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016), A858-A866. doi: 10.1149/2.0351606jes

57. B. N. Wilkes, Z. L. Brown, L. J. Krause, M. Triemert and M. N. Obrovac, The Electrochemical Behavior of Polyimide Binders in Li and Na Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016), A364-A372. doi: 10.1149/2.0061603jes

56. D.S. Iaboni and M.N. Obrovac, Li15Si4 Formation in Silicon Thin Film Negative Electrodes, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016), A255-A261. doi: 10.1149/2.0551602jes

55. Zhijia Du, S.N. Ellis, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, NixSi1-x Alloys Prepared by Mechanical Milling as Negative Electrode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016), A13-A18. doi: 10.1149/2.0011602jes

54. Xiuyun Zhao, M.T. Schreiber, L. MacEachern, R.J. Sanderson, R.A. Sanderson, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, Combinatorial Study of the Si-Sn-O System as Negative Electrode Materials in Li-Ion Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016), A203-A209. doi: 10.1149/2.0481602jes

53. Hui Liu, Min Zhu, Zhijia Du and M.N. Obrovac, The Electrochemistry of Amorphous Si-B Thin Film Electrodes in Li Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016), A192-A196. doi: 10.1149/2.0451602jes

52. M.N. Obrovac, Xiuyun Zhao, L.T. Burke and R.A. Dunlap, Reversible Lithium Insertion in Catalytically Graphitized Sugar Carbon, Electrochem. Commun., 60 (2015), 221-224, doi:10.1016/j.elecom.2015.09.015

51. L. MacEachern, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, Mechanically Milled Fe-Si-Zn Alloys as Negative Electrodes for Li-Ion Batteries, J. Electrochem. Soc., 162 (2015), A2319-A2324. doi: 10.1149/2.0601512jes

50. Zhijia Du, T.D. Hatchard, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, Combinatorial Investigations of Ni-Si Negative Electrode Materials for Li-Ion Batteries, J. Electrochem. Soc., 162 (2015), A1858-A1863.  doi: 10.1149/2.0731509jes

49. Xiuyun Zhao, R.J. Sanderson, L. MacEachern, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, Mössbauer and Electrochemical Investigations of Carbon-Rich Fe1-xCxFilms, Electrochim. Acta, 170 (2015), 16-24.  doi:10.1016/j.electacta.2015.04.116

48. Kalani Periyapperuma, Tuan T. Tran, M.I. Purcell and M.N. Obrovac, The Reversible Magnesiation of Pb, Electrochim. Acta, 165 (2015) 162-165.  DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2015.03.006

47. L. MacEachern, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, Li-ion Battery Negative Electrodes Based on the FexZn1−x Alloy System, J. Non-Cryst. Solids, 409 (2015), 183-190. DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2014.11.026

46. R. Fielden and M. N. Obrovac, Investigation of the NaNixMn1-xO2 (0 ≤ x ≤ 1) System for Na-Ion Battery Cathode Materials, J. Electrochem. Soc., 162 (2015), A453-A459. DOI: 10.1149/2.0551503jes

45. L. MacEachern, R.A. Dunlap and M.N Obrovac, A Combinatorial Investigation of Fe-Si-Zn Thin Film Negative Electrodes for Li-Ion Batteries, J. Electrochem. Soc., 162 (2015), A229-A234. DOI: 10.1149/2.1051501jes

44. Z. L. Brown, S. Smith and M. N. Obrovac, Mixed Transition Metal Titanate and Vanadate Negative Electrode Materials for Na-Ion Batteries, J. Electrochem. Soc., 162 (2015), A15-A20. DOI: 10.1149/2.0171501jes

43. M.N. Obrovac and V.L. Chevrier, Alloy Negative Electrodes for Li-Ion Batteries, Chem. Rev., 114 (2014), 11444. DOI: 10.1021/cr500207g

42. J.S. Thorne, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, Investigation of P2-Na2/3Mn1/3Fe1/3Co1/3O2 for Na-Ion Battery Positive Electrodes, J. Electrochem. Soc., 161 (2014), A2232-A2236. DOI: 10.1149/2.0981414jes

41. Kalani Periyapperuma, Tuan T. Tran, Simon Trussler, Douglas Ioboni and M. N. Obrovac, Conflat Two and Three Electrode Electrochemical Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 161 (2014), A2182-A2187. DOI: 10.1149/2.0721414jes

40. Xiuyun Zhao, R. A. Dunlap and M. N. Obrovac, Low Surface Area Si Alloy/Ionomer Composite Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries, J. Electrochem. Soc., 161 (2014), A1976-A1980. DOI: 10.1149/2.0041414jes

39. J. S. Thorne, S. Chowdhury, R. A. Dunlap and M. N. Obrovac, Structure and Electrochemistry of NaxFexTi1-xO2 (1.0 ≥ x ≥ 0.75) for Na-Ion Battery Positive Electrodes, J. Electrochem. Soc., 161 (2014), A1801-A1805. DOI: 10.1149/2.0291412jes

38. Zhijia Du, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, Investigation of the reversible sodiation of Sn foil by ex-situ X-ray diffractometry and Mössbauer effect spectroscopy, J. Alloys Compd., 617 (2014), 271-276. DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2014.07.209

37. T.D. Hatchard and M.N. Obrovac, Evaluation of Electrolyte Salts and Solvents for Na-Ion Batteries in Symmetric Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 161 (2014) A1748-A1752. DOI: 10.1149/2.1131410jes

36. Zhija Du, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, High Energy Density Calendered Si Alloy/Graphite Anodes, J. Electrochem. Soc., 161 (2014) A1698-A1705. DOI: 10.1149/2.0941410jes

35. R. Fielden and M. N. Obrovac, Low Voltage Sodium Intercalation in NaxNix/2Ti1-x/2O2 (0.5 ≤ x ≤ 1.0), J. Electrochem. Soc., 161 (2014) A1158-A1163. DOI: 10.1149/2.118406jes

34. M.I. Purcell, T.D. Hatchard, R.J. Sanderson and M.N. Obrovac, An Investigation of the C-Zn System as Lithium-Ion Battery Anode Materials, J. Electrochem. Soc., 161 (2014) A643-A647. DOI: 10.1149/2.099404jes

33. P.P. Ferguson, Dinh-Ba Le, A.D.W. Todd, M.L. Martine, S. Trussler, M.N. Obrovac and J.R. Dahn, Nanostructured Sn30Co30C40 Alloys For Lithium-Ion Battery Negative Electrodes Prepared By Horizontal Roller Milling, J. Alloys Comp., 595 (2014) 138. DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2014.01.159

32. L.D. Ellis, B.N. Wilkes, T.D. Hatchard and M.N. Obrovac, In Situ XRD Study of Silicon, Lead and Bismuth Negative Electrodes in Nonaqueous Sodium Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 161 (2014) A416-A421. DOI: 10.1149/2.080403jes

31. J.S. Thorne, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, (Cu6Sn5)(1-x)C-x Active/Inactive Nanocomposite Negative Electrodes for Na-Ion Batteries, Electrochim. Acta, 112 (2013) 133-137. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2013.08.120 

30. L.D. Ellis, P.P. Ferguson and M.N. Obrovac, Sodium Insertion into Tin Cobalt Carbon Active/Inactive Nanocomposite, J. Electrochem. Soc., 160 (2013) A869-A872. DOI: 10.1149/2.103306jes

29. J.S. Thorne, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, Structure and Electrochemistry of NaxFexMn1-xO2 (1.0 => x => 0.5) for Na-Ion Battery Positive Electrodes, J. Electrochem. Soc. 160 (2013) A361-A367. DOI: 10.1149/2.058302jes

28. J.S. Thorne, J.R. Dahn and M.N. Obrovac, A Comparison of Sputtered and Mechanically Milled Cu6Sn5 + C Materials for Li-Ion Battery Negative Electrodes, J. Power  Sources, 216 (2012) 139-144. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.05.067

27. A.J. Smith, M.J. MacDonald, L.D. Ellis, M.N Obrovac and J.R. Dahn, A Small Angle X-Ray Scattering and Electrochemical Study of the Decomposition of Wood during Pyrolysis, Carbon, 50 (2012) 3717-3723. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2012.03.045

26. L. Liu and M.M Obrovac, Structural Changes in LiAlSi During Electrochemical Cycling, ECS Electrochem. Letters, 1 (2012) A10-A12. DOI: 10.1149/2.011201eel

25. T.T. Tran, W.M. Lamanna and M.N. Obrovac, Evaluation of Mg[N(SO2CF3)(2)](2)/Acetonitrile Electrolyte for Use in Mg-Ion Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 159 (2012) A2005-A2009. DOI: 10.1149/2.012301jes

24. L.D. Ellis, T.D. Hatchard and M.N. Obrovac, Reversible Insertion of Sodium in Tin, J. Electrochem. Soc., 159 (2012) A1801-A1805. DOI: 10.1149/2.037211jes

23. J.S. Thorne, J.R. Dahn, M.N. Obrovac and R.A. Dunlap, An In Situ Study of the Electrochemical Reaction of Li with Amorphous/Nanostructured Cu6Sn5 + C, J. Electrochem. Soc., 158 (2011) A1328-A1334. DOI: 10.1149/2.040112jes

22. T.T. Tran and M.N. Obrovac, Alloy Negative Electrodes for High Energy Density Metal-Ion Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 158 (2011) A1411-A1416. DOI: 10.1149/2.083112jes 

21. J.S. Thorne, J.R. Dahn, M.N. Obrovac and R.A. Dunlap, Room Temperature Crystallization Kinetics of Amorphous Cu6Sn5 + C Alloys, J. Alloys Comp., 509 (2011) 6705-6710. DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2011.03.150

20. Xin Xia, M.N. Obrovac and J.R. Dahn, Comparison of the Reactivity of NaxC6 and LixC6 with Non-Aqueous Solvents and Electrolytes, Electrochem. Solid-State Lett., 14 (2011) A70. DOI: 10.1149/1.3606364

19. M. D. Fleischauer, M.N. Obrovac and J. R. Dahn , Al-Si Thin-Film Negative Electrodes for Li-Ion Batteries, J. Electrochem. Soc. 155 (2008) A851. DOI: 10.1149/1.2977971

18. Jing Li, L. Christensen, M.N. Obrovac, K. C. Hewitt and J. R. Dahn, Effect of Heat Treatment on Si Electrodes Using Polyvinylidene Fluoride Binder, J. Electrochem. Soc., 155 (2008) A234. DOI: 10.1149/1.2830545

17. M.N. Obrovac, Leif Christensen, Dinh Ba Le and J.R. Dahn, Alloy Design for Lithium Ion Battery Anodes, J. Electrochem. Soc., 154 (2007) A849. DOI: 0.1149/1.2752985

16. M.N. Obrovac and L.J. Krause, Reversible Cycling of Crystalline Silicon Powder, J. Electrochem. Soc., 154 (2007) A103. DOI: 10.1149/1.2402112

15. M. D. Fleischauer, M.N. Obrovac and J. R. Dahn, Simple Model for the Capacity of Amorphous Silicon-Aluminum-Transition Metal Negative Electrode Materials, J. Electrochem. Soc., 153 (2006) A1201. DOI: 10.1149/1.2194628

14. M. D. Fleischauer, M.N. Obrovac, J. D. McGraw, R. A. Dunlap, J. M. Topple and J. R. Dahn, Al-M (M=Cr, Fe, Mn, Ni) Thin-Film Negative Electrode Materials, J. Electrochem. Soc., 153 (2006) A484. DOI: 10.1149/1.2161569

13. J.R. Dahn, R. E. Mar, M. D. Fleischauer and M.N. Obrovac, The Impact of the Addition of Rare Earth Elements to Si1-xSnx Negative Electrode Materials for Li-ion Batteries, J. Electrochem. Soc., 153 (2006) A1211-A1220. DOI: 10.1149/1.2194631

12. T.D. Hatchard, M.N. Obrovac and J.R. Dahn, A Comparison of the Reactions of the SiSn, SiAg and SiZn Binary Systems with Li, J. Electrochem. Soc., 153 (2006) A282-A287. DOI: 10.1149/1.2140607

11. T.D. Hatchard, M.N. Obrovac and J.R. Dahn, The Electrochemical Reaction of the Si1-xZnx Binary System with Lithium, J. Electrochem. Soc., 152 (2005) A2335. DOI: 10.1149/1.2098407

10. M.N. Obrovac and Leif Christensen, Structural Changes in Silicon Anodes During Lithium Insertion/Extraction, Electrochem. Solid-State Lett., 7 (2004) A93. DOI: 10.1149/1.1652421

9. M.S. Bailey, M.N. Obrovac, E. Baillet, T.K. Reynolds, D.B. Zax and F.J. DiSalvo, Ca6[Cr2N6]H, The First Quaternary Nitride-Hydride, Inorganic Chemistry 42 (2003) 5572. DOI: 10.1021/ic0343206

8. M.N. Obrovac and J.R. Dahn, Electrochemically Active Lithia/Metal and Lithium Sulfide/Metal Composites, Electrochem. Solid-State Lett., 5 (2002) A70. DOI: 10.1149/1.1452482

7. M.N. Obrovac, R. A. Dunlap, R. J. Sanderson and J.R. Dahn, The Electrochemical Displacement Reaction of Lithium with Metal Oxides, J. Electrochem. Soc., 148 (2001) A576. DOI: 10.1149/1.1370962

6. M.N. Obrovac and J.R. Dahn, Implications of Finite-Size and Surface Effects on Nano-Size Intercalation Materials, Phys. Rev. B, 61 (2000) 6713. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.61.6713

5. R.A. Dunlap, D.E. Small, D.D. MacNeil, M.N. Obrovac and J.R. Dahn, A Mössbauer Effect Investigation of the Li-Sn System, J. Alloys and Compounds, 289, 135-142 (1999). DOI: 10.1016/S0925-8388(99)00165-6

4. M.N. Obrovac, Ou Mao and J.R. Dahn, Structure and Electrochemistry of LiMO2 (M=Ti, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni) Prepared by Mechanochemical Synthesis, Solid State Ionics, 112 (1998) 9. DOI: 10.1016/S0167-2738(98)00225-2

3. M.N. Obrovac, Yuan Gao and J.R. Dahn, Explanation for the 4.8-V Plateau in LiCrxMn2-xO4, Phys. Rev. B, 57 (1998) 5728. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.57.5728

2. M.N. Obrovac, Yuan Gao, M. N. Richard and J. R. Dahn, Use of Carbon Black to Eliminate Surface Charging Effects in Photoelectron Spectroscopy Measurements of Powder, Applied Physics Letters, 71 (1997) 2262-2264. DOI: 10.1063/1.120045

1. J.R. Dahn, E.W. Fuller, M.N. Obrovac and U. von Sacken, Thermal Stability of LixCoO2, LixNiO2, and LixMnO2 and Consequences for the Safety of Li-ion Cells, Solid State Ionics, 69 (1994) 265. DOI: 10.1016/0167-2738(94)90415-4


Invited Presentations

23. M.N. Obrovac, Dry Processing Methods for Li-ion Battery Active Materials Synthesis, 44th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach FL,  January 2020.

22. M.N. Obrovac, Engineered Active Material Particles from Scalable Processes, International Battery Association 2019 Meeting, San Diego, March 2019.

21. M.N. Obrovac, Advanced Battery Materials from Unit Operations, Advanced Automotive Battery Conference, Strasbourg, France, January 2019.

20. M.N. Obrovac, Advances in Alloy Negative Electrodes for Li-ion Batteries
Canadian Association of Physics Congress, Halifax NS, June 2018.

19. M.N. Obrovac, Improving Li-ion Energy and Cycle Life at the Negative Electrode
Advanced Automotive Battery Conference, San Diego, June 2018.

18. M.N. Obrovac, Advances in Li-ion Battery Negative Electrodes, IUPAC 2017 - 46th World Chemistry Congress, Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 2017.

17. M.N. Obrovac, Nanostructured Si-Based Alloy Negative Electrodes for Li-Ion Batteries (Keynote Speaker), International Battery Association Meeting, Nantes, France, March 2016.

16. M.N. Obrovac, Si-Based Alloy Negative Electrodes for Li-Ion Batteries
11th Annual International Conference on Lithium Battery Power, Baltimore MD, November 2015.

15. M.N. Obrovac, New Frontiers in Battery Chemistry
Nova Scotian Institute of Science Lecture Series, Halifax NS, October 2015.

14. M.N. Obrovac, New Metal-Ion Battery Chemistries
IRM/DREAMS Energy, Advanced Materials and Sustainability Workshop, Dalhousie University, May 2015.

13. M.N. Obrovac, An Introduction to Life Cycle Assessment
IRM/DREAMS Energy, Advanced Materials and Sustainability Workshop, Dalhousie University, May 2015.

12. M.N. Obrovac, Recent Developments in Na-Ion Battery Materials
226th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, in Cancun, Mexico, October 2014.

11. M.N. Obrovac, Metal Oxide Negative Electrodes for Na-Ion Batteries (Keynote Speaker)
International Society of Electrochemistry, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 2014.

10. M.N. Obrovac, High Energy Density Sodium Ion Battery Materials
International Battery Association Meeting, Barcelona Spain, March 2013.

9. M.N. Obrovac, Metal-Ion Batteries for Automotive Applications
Advanced Automotive Batteries Conference, Pasadena CA, February 2013.

8. M.N. Obrovac, Increasing Energy Density Beyond Lithium Ion
Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco CA, April, 2012.

7. M.N. Obrovac, Reversible Cycling of Silicon and Silicon Alloys
American Physical Society March Meeting, Boston MA, February, 2012.

6. M.N. Obrovac, Negative Electrodes Based on Silicon and Sn
Lithium Ion Battery Discussion Arcachon, France, June, 2011.

5. M.N. Obrovac, New Anode Materials for Commercial Li‐Ion Cells
The Electrochemical Society – Twin Cities Section Symposium, April, 2010.

4. M.N. Obrovac, Silicon-Based Anode Materials
International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Tianjin, China, June 2008.

3. M.N. Obrovac, Advanced Anode Materials For Lithium Ion Batteries
Minnesota Technical Symposium, Minneapolis Minn., March 15, 2007.

2. M.N. Obrovac, High-Performance Batteries to Transform Transportation
MIT Emerging Technologies Conference, MIT, Boston, Mass., Sept. 28, 2006.

1. M.N. Obrovac, Selection of New Alloys for Lithium Ion Battery Anodes
Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Halifax N.S., May 30 2006.


Conference Presentations

* = presenter

78. Yidan Cao*, Jun Wang, Timothy Hatchard, Congxiao Wei, R. A. Dunlap, and M.N. Obrovac, Mechanofusion-Derived Si Alloy-Graphite Composite Electrode Material for Li-Ion Battery, 2019 Fall Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Atlanta GA, October 2019.

77. Yidan Cao*, J. Craig Bennett, R. A. Dunlap, and Mark N Obrovac, Structure and Electrochemistry of SiOx Made By Reactive Gas Milling, 2019 Fall Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Atlanta GA, October 2019.

76. Lituo Zheng* and M. N. Obrovac, Reduced Surface Area Cathode Particles By Mechanofusion Processing, 2019 Fall Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Atlanta GA, October 2019.

75. Congxiao Wei* and M. N. Obrovac, Small Functional Molecules As Slurry Additives for Si-Alloy Coatings with CMC/SBR Binder, 2019 Fall Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Atlanta GA, October 2019.

74. Lituo Zheng*, J. Craig Bennett, and M. N. Obrovac, Stabilizing NaCrO2 By Sodium Site Doping with Calcium, 2019 Fall Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Atlanta GA, October 2019.

73. Yidan Cao*, T. D. Hatchard, R.A. Dunlap, and M.N. Obrovac, Mechanofusion-Derived
Si-alloy/Graphite Composite Electrode Materials for Li-ion Batteries,
Materials Research
Society Fall Meeting, Boston, November 2018.

72. Zilai Yan*, Congxiao Wei, and M.N. Obrovac, Understanding Interfacial Impedance
Growth in Porous Electrodes Containing Blended Active Materials,
2018 Fall Meeting of
the Electrochemical Society, Cancun, Mexico, September 2018.

71. Zilai Yan* and M.N. Obrovac, Thermal Treated Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose as
Binder for Si-alloy/Graphite Electrodes,
2018 Fall Meeting of the Electrochemical Society,
Cancun, Mexico, September 2018.

70. Lituo Zheng*, T.D. Hatchard, and M.N. Obrovac, LiNi0. 6Mn0. 2Co0. 2O2 Dry-Coated with
Nano-Alumina As Positive Electrode Material,
2018 Fall Meeting of the Electrochemical
Society, Cancun, Mexico, September 2018.

69. Leyi Zhao* and M.N. Obrovac, Catalytically Derived Battery Graphite, 19th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Kyoto, Japan, June 2018.

68. B. Scott*, Clarke Brown and M.N. Obrovac, Ball Milling Kinetics, Microstructure and Performance of Si-M (Fe, Cr, V) Alloys, 19th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Kyoto, Japan, June 2018.

67. Haonan Yu* and M.N. Obrovac, Quantitative CO2 Determination in Electrolytes by Infrared Spectroscopy, 19th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Kyoto, Japan, June 2018.

66. Simeng Cao*, Shayne Gracious and M.N. Obrovac, Si-Ti-N Alloy Negative Electrodes with Extremely High Thermal Stability for Li-Ion Batteries, 19th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Kyoto, Japan, June 2018.

65. Yidan Cao*, J. Craig Bennett, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, A Simple Synthetic Route for SiOx Negative Electrode Materials, 19th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Kyoto, Japan, June 2018.

64. Yijia Liu*, Michael Charlton and M.N. Obrovac, Si-Fe-based Alloy Negative Electrode Materials with Extraordinary High Thermal Stability, 19th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Kyoto, Japan, June 2018.

63. Zilai Yan* and M.N. Obrovac, Selecting Cell Components with Low Cathodic Electrolyte Reactivity for Lithium-Ion Cells, 19th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Kyoto, Japan, June 2018.

62. Yidan Cao*, Ben Scott, R.A. Dunlap, Mark Obrovac, Fe-Si-Mn Alloy Li-ion Battery Negative Electrodes, 233rd Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Seattle WA, May 2018.

61. M.N. Obrovac* and K.W. Eberman, Advanced Si Alloy Develpment, International Battery Seminar & Exhibit, Ft. Lauderdale FL, March 2018.

60. Leyi Zhao*, Xiuyun Zhao, L.T. Burke and M.N. Obrovac, Voronoi-tessellated and hexagonal-platelet graphite by Mg catalysed graphitisation, 28th International Conference on Diamond and Carbon materials, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 2017.

58. Lituo Zheng*, Lingjun Li and M.N. Obrovac, Effect of Controlled-Atmosphere Storage and Ethanol Rinse on NaNi0.5Mn0.5O2 for Sodium Ion Batteries, 68th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, Rhode Island, US, August 2017.

57. Leyi Zhao*, Xiuyun Zhao, L.T. Burke and M.N. Obrovac, Hexagonal Platelet Graphite Crystals Grown in Mg as Negative Electrode for Li-Ion Batteries, 2017 Lithium Ion Battery Discussion, Arcachon, France, June 2017.

56. Leyi Zhao* and M.N. Obrovac, Nanostructured Alloy Anodes Composed of Active Si with Inactive Ductile Metals, 2017 Lithium Ion Battery Discussion, Arcachon, France, June 2017.

55. Zilai Yan* and M.N. Obrovac, High Precision Measurements of Electrolyte Reactivity on Graphite and Copper, 2017 Lithium Ion Battery Discussion, Arcachon, France, June 2017.

54. Yijia Liu* and M.N. Obrovac, High Energy Density, Thermally Stable Si-W Alloy Anodes for Li-ion Batteries, 2017 Lithium Ion Battery Discussion, Arcachon, France, June 2017.

53. Yidan Cao* and M.N. Obrovac, Si1-xMnx Alloy Negative Electrode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries, 2017 Lithium Ion Battery Discussion, Arcachon, France, June 2017.

52. Simeng Cao* and M.N. Obrovac, High Energy Density SixMo1-x (70 ≤ x ≤ 90) Alloy Negative Electrodes for Li-Ion Batteries, 2017 Lithium Ion Battery Discussion, Arcachon, France, June 2017.

51. Leyi Zhao* and M.N. Obrovac, Carbon-Silicon Alloys Prepared by Delithiation as Li-Ion Battery Anodes, International Battery Association 2017 Meeting, Nara, Japan, March 2017.

50. Lituo Zheng*, Jierui Li and M.N. Obrovac, Crystal Structures and Electrochemical Performance of Air‐Stable Na2/3Ni1/3‐xCuxMn2/3O2 in Sodium Cells, International Battery Association 2017 Meeting, Nara, Japan, March 2017.

49. Ryan Fielden* and M.N. Obrovac, Reversible Potassium Intercalation in Layered KxCoO2, International Battery Association 2017 Meeting, Nara, Japan, March 2017.

48. T.D. Hatchard* and M.N. Obrovac, Development of High-Energy Density Alloy Negative Electrodes for Li-Ion Batteries, Lithium Battery Power Conference, Baltimore MD, November 2016.

47. T.D. Hatchard*, P. Bissonnette and M.N. Obrovac, The Role of Polymer Binders in Alloy Anodes, Pacific Rim Meeting on Electrochemical and Solid-State Science/230th meeting of the Electrochemical Society, 2016, Honolulu HI, October 2016.

46. Lituo Zheng* and M.N. Obrovac, Honeycomb Compound Na3Ni2BiO6 As Positive Electrode Material for Na-Ion Battery, Pacific Rim Meeting on Electrochemical and Solid-State Science/230th meeting of the Electrochemical Society, 2016, Honolulu HI, October 2016.

45. Yukun Wang*, Hui Liu, Min Zhu and M.N. Obrovac, Comparative Study of Si-Ti Thin Films and Alloys As Lithium Ion Anodes, Pacific Rim Meeting on Electrochemical and Solid-State Science/230th meeting of the Electrochemical Society, 2016, Honolulu HI, October 2016.

44. T.D. Hatchard*, Paul Bissonnette and M.N. Obrovac, Carbonized Binders for Li-Ion Battery Anodes, International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Chicago IL, June 2016.

43. Lituo Zheng*, Peter Nguyen and M.N. Obrovac, Investigation of NaxMgx/2O2 (1.0 > x > 1/3) for Na-Ion Battery Positive Electrodes, International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Chicago IL, June 2016.

42. R. Fielden,* Laura Cole and M.N. Obrovac, NaxVxTi1-xO2 (x = 0.6 – 1.0) Phases for Na-Ion Battery Electrode Materials, International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Chicago IL, June 2016.

41. Leyi Zhao* and M.N. Obrovac, Layered Amorphous Silicon Materials by Chemical Delithiation as Negative Electrodes for Lithium Batteries, International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Chicago IL, June 2016.

40. Leyi Zhao* and M.N. Obrovac, Nanostructured Si Alloys via Ethanol Delithiation for Li-ion Batteries, 2016 Canadian Chemistry Society Conference, Halifax NS, Canada, June 2016.

39. T.D. Hatchard*, Alon Genkin and M.N. Obrovac, Rapid Milling of Alloy Anodes, 2016 Canadian Chemistry Society Conference, Halifax NS, Canada, June 2016.

38. T.D. Hatchard* and M.N. Obrovac, Carbonized Binders for Li-ion Battery Anodes, 2016 Canadian Chemistry Society Conference, Halifax NS, Canada, June 2016.

37. Lituo Zheng* and M. N. Obrovac, Investigation of NaxMgx/2Mn1-x/2O2 (1.0 ≥ x ≥ 1/3) for Na-Ion Battery Positive Electrodes, 2016 Canadian Chemistry Society Conference, Halifax NS, Canada, June 2016.

36. T.D. Hatchard* and M.N. Obrovac, Rapid Milling of Alloy Anodes, 228th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Phoenix Arizona, October 2015.

35. Lituo Zheng*, M. N. Obrovac, Mechanically Milled Transition Metal Phosphides (M-P) as Anode Materials for Sodium Ion Batteries (M=Ti, Mn, Co, Cu, Zn), 228th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Phoenix Arizona, October 2015.

34. Zhijia Du*, T. D. Hatchard, R. A. Dunlap, M. N. Obrovac, Stress-Voltage Coupling in Si Alloys, 228th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Phoenix Arizona, October 2015.

33. R. Fielden* and M.N. Obrovac, NaxMzTi1-zO2 Dual Electrode Materials for Na-ion Batteries, 2nd International Conference on Sodium Batteries, Phoenix Arizona, October 2015.

32. M.N. Obrovac*, Stress-Voltage Coupling in Si Alloys, Lithium Ion Battery Discussion, Arcachon, France, June 2015.

31. B.N. Wilkes, Z. Brown*, L.J. Krause, and M.N. Obrovac, Electrochemical Behavior of Aromatic Polyimide Binder, Lithium Ion Battery Discussion, Arcachon, France, June 2015.

30. H. Liu*, M. Zhu, and M.N. Obrovac, Amorphous Si1-xBx films for Lithium Ion Anodes, Lithium Ion Battery Discussion, Arcachon, France, June 2015.

29. Lituo Zheng*, R.A. Dunlap, and M.N. Obrovac, Electrochemical Reaction Mechanism of Tin Phosphide with Sodium by Ex-situ X-ray Diffractometry and Mössbauer Effect Spectroscopy, Lithium Ion Battery Discussion, Arcachon, France, June 2015.

28. L. MacEachern*, R.A. Dunlap, and M.N. Obrovac, Fe-Si-Zn Negative Electrodes for Li-Ion Batteries, Lithium Ion Battery Discussion, Arcachon, France, June 2015.

27. Kalani Periyapperuma*, Tuan T. Tran, M.I. Purcell, and M.N. Obrovac, Reversible Magnesiation of Pb, Lithium Ion Battery Discussion, Arcachon, France, June 2015.

26. J.S. Thorne*, C. Lee, R.A. Dunlap, and M.N. Obrovac, A Comparison of
O3-NaFex(Co0.5Ni0.5)1-xO2 and O3-NaFexCo1-xO2 for Na-ion Battery Positive electrodes
, Lithium Ion Battery Discussion, Arcachon, France, June 2015.

25. Douglas Iaboni* and M.N. Obrovac, Li15Si4 Phase Formation in Silicon Thin Films, Lithium Ion Battery Discussion, Arcachon, France, June 2015.

24. Xiuyun Zhao*, R. A. Dunlap, and M. N. Obrovac, Synthesis and Electrochemical Performance of Low Surface Area Alloy Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries
226th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, in Cancun, Mexico, October 2014.

23. T. Hatchard*, and M.N Obrovac, Use of Symmetric Cells for the Study of Na-Ion Materials and Electrolytes
226th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, in Cancun, Mexico, October 2014.

22. Zhijia Du*, R.A. Dunlap, M.N. Obrovac, Compression of Si Alloy Electrodes to Increase Li-Ion Battery Energy Density
226th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, in Cancun, Mexico, October 2014.

21. J.S. Thorne*, R.A. Dunlap, and M.N. Obrovac, P2-type Na2/3Fe1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2 as a New Positive Electrode for Na-ion Batteries
226th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, in Cancun, Mexico, October 2014.

20. Kalani Periyapperuma*, Tuan T. Tran, Simon Trussler, Douglas Iaboni and M.N. Obrovac, Two and Three Electrode Electrochemical Cells for Ambient and High Temperature Battery Materials Research
226th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, in Cancun, Mexico, October 2014.

19. R. Fielden* and M.N. Obrovac, Low Voltage Sodium Intercalation in NaxNix/2Ti1-x/2O2 (0.5 ≤ x ≤ 1.0)
17th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Como, Italy, June 2014.

18. Z. Brown* and M.N. Obrovac, Transition Metal Oxide Negative Electrodes for Sodium Ion Batteries
17th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Como, Italy, June 2014.

17. J. Thorne*, S. Chowdhury, R.A. Dunlap, and M.N. Obrovac, Investigation of NaxFexTi1-xO2 (1.0 ≥ x ≥ 0.75) for Na-Ion Battery Positive Electrodes
224th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, San Francisco, CA, October 2013.

16. L. MacEachern*, R.A. Dunlap and M.N. Obrovac, Negative Electrodes Based on the FexZn1-x Alloy System
224th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, San Francisco, CA, October 2013.

15. M. Purcell* and M.N. Obrovac, Characterization of the C-Zn System for Use as Anodes in Li-Ion Batteries
224th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, San Francisco, CA, October 2013.

14. J. Thorne*, R.A. Dunlap, and M.N. Obrovac, Structure and Electrochemistry of NaFe1-xMnxO2 Na-Ion Cathode Materials
222nd Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Honolulu, HI, October 2012.

13. L.D. Ellis* and M.N. Obrovac, Reversible Insertion of Sodium in Tin
222nd Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Honolulu, HI, October 2012.

12. R. Fielden* and M.N. Obrovac, NaNixMn1-xO2 as a Potential Positive Electrode Material for Sodium-ion Batteries
222nd Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Honolulu, HI, October 2012.

11. T. Hatchard* and M.N. Obrovac, Metal doped NaCrO2 for Na-ion Battery Cathodes
222nd Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Honolulu, HI, October 2012.

10. T.T. Tuan* and M.N. Obrovac, High Voltage Electrolytes for Magnesium Batteries
16th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Jeju, Korea, June 2012.

9. R. Fielden* and M.N. Obrovac, Synthesis of NaxCoO2 Phases via a Combinatorial Solution-based Method
220th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Boston, MA, October 2011.

8. M.N. Obrovac, New Alloy Anodes for Commercial Lithium Ion Cells
216th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Vienna, Austria, October 2009.

7. M.N. Obrovac, Silicon Alloy Anodes for Lithium Ion Batteries
25th International Battery Seminar, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, March 2008.

6. M.N. Obrovac, Reversible Cycling of Crystalline Silicon Powder
13th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Biarritz, France, June 2006.

5. M.N. Obrovac, Structural Changes in Silicon Anodes During Lithium Insertion/Extraction
204th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Orlando, Florida, October 2003.

4. M.N. Obrovac, The Redox Behavior of Lithium with Metal Oxides
198th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Phoenix, Arizona, October 2000.

3. M.N. Obrovac, Implications of Size and Surface Effects in Nano-Structured Active Materials
196th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Honolulu, Hawaii, October 1999.

2. M.N. Obrovac, Structure and Electrochemistry of Nano-LiMO2 Prepared by Mechanochemical Synthesis
9th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 1998.

1. M.N. Obrovac, An Explanation for the 4.8V Plateau in LiCrxMn2-xO4
190th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, San Antonio, Texas, October 1996.


Issued US Patents

10,050,260   Anode compositions for rechargeable batteries and methods of making same.
10,038,187   Cathode compositions for sodium-ion batteries and methods of making same.
8,586,240   Method of making tin-based alloys for negative electrode compositions
8,574,762   Metal oxide negative electrodes for lithium-ion electrochemical cells and batteries
8,354,189   Electrodes including novel binders and methods of making and using the same
8,287,772   Low energy milling method, low crystallinity alloy, and negative electrode composition
8,257,864   Method of making tin-based alloys for negative electrode compositions
8,034,485   Metal oxide negative electrodes for lithium-ion electrochemical cells and batteries
7,972,727   Electrode compositions based on an amorphous alloy having a high silicon content
7,871,727   Alloy composition for lithium ion batteries
7,851,085   Alloy composition for lithium ion batteries
7,771,861   Method of using an electrochemical cell
7,767,349   Alloy composition for lithium ion batteries
7,732,095   Electrode compositions based on an amorphous alloy having a high silicon content
7,498,100   Multi-phase, silicon-containing electrode for a lithium-ion battery
6,680,145   Lithium-ion batteries