Selected Publications

Publications supported by Horizon 2020 EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship EU

Silicon based lithium-ion battery anodes: A chronicle perspective review, X. Zuo, J. Zhu, P. Muller-Buschbaum, Y. Cheng, Nano Energy, 31, 113-143 (2017).

Si/Ag/C Nanohybrids with in Situ Incorporation of Super-Small Silver Nanoparticles: Tiny Amount, Huge Impact, P. Muller-Buschbaum, Y. Cheng et al, ACS Nano, 12 (1), 861-875 (2018).

Self-Templating Construction of 3D Hierarchical Macro-/Mesoporous Silicon from 0D Silica Nanoparticles, Y. Cheng et al, ACS Nano, 11 (1), 889-899 (2017).

Other publications

Lithium Intercalation into Mesoporous Anatase with an Ordered 3D Pore Structure, Y. Ren, L. J. Hardwick, P. G. Bruce, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 49, 2570-2574 (2010).

Influence of Size on the Rate of Mesoporous Electrodes for Lithium Batteries,  Y. Ren, A. R. Armstrong, F. Jiao, P. G. Bruce, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132, 996-1004 (2010).

Dependence of Li2FeSiO4 Electrochemistry on Structure, C. Sirisopanaporn, C. Masquelier, P. G. Bruce, A. R. Armstrong, R. Dominko, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133 (5), 1263-1265 (2011).

The Lithium Intercalation Process in the Low-Voltage Lithium Battery Anode Li1+xV1−xO2, A. R. Armstrong, C. Lyness, P. M. Panchmatia, M. S. Islam, P. G. Bruce, Nature Materials, 10, 223-229 (2011).

Reactions in the Rechargeable Lithium-O2 Battery with Alkyl Carbonate Electrolytes, S. Freunberger, Y. Chen, Z. Peng, J. M. Griffin, L. J. Hardwick, F. Barde, P. Novak, P. G. Bruce, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133 (20), 8040-8047 (2011).

Structure and Lithium Transport Pathways in Li2­­FeSiO4 Cathodes for Lithium Batteries, A. R. Armstrong, N. Kuganathan, M. S. Islam, P. G. Bruce, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133 (33), 13031-13035 (2011).

Nanoparticulate TiO2(B): An Anode for Lithium-Ion Batteries, Y. Ren, Z. Liu, F. Pourpoint, A. R. Armstrong, C. B. Grey, P. G. Bruce, Angewandte Chemie, 51 (9), 2164-2167 (2012).

An Alkoxido-Tin-Substituted Polyoxometalate [(MeO)SnW5O18]3- : The First Member of a New Family of Reactive SnW5 Lindqvist-Type Anions, B. Kandasamy, C. Wills, W. McFarlane, W. Clegg, R. W. Harrington, A. Rodríguez-Fortea, J. M. Poblet, R. J. Errington, P. G. Bruce, Chemistry – A European Journal, 18, 59–62 (2012).

Mesoporous LiFePO4 as a Cathode Material for Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batteries, Y. Ren, P. G. Bruce, Electrochemistry Communications, 17, 60-62 (2012).

New Insights into the Crystal and Electronic Structures of Li1+xV1-xO2 from Solid State NMR, Pair Distribution Function Analyses, and First Principles Calculations, F. Pourpoint, X. Hua, D. S. Middlemiss, P. Adamson, D. Wang, C. P. Grey and P. G. Bruce, Chemistry of Materials, 25 (15), 2880-2893 (2012).

A Reversible and Higher Rate Li-O2 Battery, Z. Peng, S. A. Freunberger, Y. Chen and P. G. Bruce, Science, 337, 563-566 (2012).

The Carbon Electrode in Nonaqueous Li-O2 Cells, M. M. O. Thotiyl, S. A. Freunberger, Z. Peng and P. G. Bruce, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135 (1), 494-500 (2013).

Charging a Li-O2­­ Battery Using a Redox Mediator, Y. Chen, S. A. Freunberger, Z. Peng, O. Fontaine and P. G. Bruce, Nature Chemistry, 5 (6), 489-494 (2013).

A Solid with a Hierarchical Tetramodal Micro-Meso-Macro Pore Size Distribution, Y. Ren, Z. Ma, R. E. Morris, Z. Liu, F. Jiao, S. Dai and P. G. Bruce, Nature Communications, 4, 2015 (2013).

A Stable Cathode for the Aprotic Li-O2 Battery, M. M. O Thotiyl, S. A. Freunberger, Z. Peng, Y. Chen, Z. Liu and P. G. Bruce, Nature Materials, 12 (11), 1049-1055 (2013).

Li Ion Dynamics in TiO2 Anode Materials with an Ordered Hierarchical Pore Structure - Insights from Ex Situ NMR, P. Bottke, Y. Ren, L. Hanzu, M. Wilkening and P. G. Bruce, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16 (5), 1894-1091 (2013).

The Lithium Air Battery:  Fundamentals, Imanishi, N., Luntz, A. C. & Bruce, P. G. (2013), Springer, London.

Lithium-ion diffusion mechanisms in the battery anode material Li(1+x)V(1-X)O2, P. M. Panchmatia, A. R. Armstrong, P. G. Bruce and M. S. Islam, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16, 21114 (2014).

Synthesis of Poly(ethylene oxide) Approaching Monodispersity, K. Maranski, Y. Andreev, and P. G. Bruce, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 53 (25), 6411-6413 (2014).

The Shape of TiO2-B Nanoparticles, Y. G. Andreev, P. M. Panchmatia, Z. Liu, S. C. Parker, M. S. Islam, P. G. Bruce, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136 (17), 6306-6312 (2014).

Na0.67Mn1-xMgxO2 (0 ≤ x ≥ 0.2): A High Capacity Cathode for Sodium-Ion Batteries, J. Billaud, G. Singh, A. R. Armstrong, E. Gonzalo, V. Roddatis, M. Armand, T. Rojo, P. G. Bruce, Energy & Environmental Science, 7 (4), 1387-1391 (2014).

The Role of LiO2 Solubility in O2 Reduction in Aprotic Solvents and its Consequences for LiO2 batteries, L. Johnson, C. M. Li, Z. Liu, Y. H. Chen, S. Freunberger, P. C. Ashok, B. B. Praveen, K. Dholakia, J.-M. Tarascon, P. G. Bruce, Nature Chemistry, 7 (1), 87-87 (2015).

β-NaMnO2: A High-Performance Cathode for Sodium-Ion Batteries, J. Billaud, R. J. Clement, A. R. Armstrong, J. Canales-Vazquez, P. Rozier, C. P. Grey, P. G. Bruce, Journal of the American Chemistry Society, 136 (49), 17243-17248 (2014).

In Situ Fe K-edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Study During Cycling of Li2FeSiO4 and Li2.2Fe0.9SiO4 Li Ion Battery Materials, A. W. Brownrigg, G. Mountjoy, A. V. Chadwick, M. Alfredsson, W. Bras, J. Billaud, A. R.t Armstrong, P. G. Bruce, R. Dominkod and E. M. Kelder, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3 (14), 7314-7322 (2015).

A Comprehensive Model for Non-Aqueous Lithium Air Batteries Involving Different Reaction Mechanism, K-H. Xue, E. McTurk, L. Johnson, P. G. Bruce, A. A. Franko, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 162 (4), A614-A621 (2015).

A Parametric Open Circuit Voltage Model for Lithium Ion Batteries, C. R. Birkl, E. McTurk, M. R. Roberts et al., Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 162 (12), A2271-A2280  (2015).

Rate dependent performance related to crystal structure evolution of Na0.67Mn0.8Mg0.2O2 in a sodium-ion battery, N. Sharma, N. Tapia-Ruiz, G. Singh, A. Gurpreet, J. Pramudita, H. Brand, J. Billaud, P. G. Bruce, T. Rojo, Chemistry of Materials, 27 (20), 6976-6986 (2015).

Minimally invasive insertion of reference electrodes into commercial lithium-ion pouch cells, E. McTurk, C. R. Birkl, M. R. Roberts, D. A. Howey, P. G. Bruce, ECS Electrochemistry Letters, 4 (12), A145-A147 (2015).

Manganese-Based P2-Type Transition Metal Oxides as Sodium-Ion Battery Cathode Materials, R. J. Clement, P. G. Bruce, C. P. Grey, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 162 (14), A2589-A2604 (2015).

Direct Detection of the Superoxide Anion as a Stable Intermediate in the Electroreduction of Oxygen in a Non-Aqueous Electrolyte Containing Phenol as a Proton Source, Z. Peng, Y. Chen, P. G. Bruce et al., Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 54 (28), 8165-8168 (2015).

Unlocking the energy capabilities of micron-sized LiFePO4, L. Guo, Y. Zhang, J. Wang et al., Nature Communications, 6, 7898 (2015).

The Morphology of TiO2 (B) Nanoparticles, X. Hua, Z. Liu, P. G. Bruce et al., Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137 (42), 13612-13623 (2015). 

Size and Shape of Graphene Layers in Commercial Carbon Vlocks Established by Debye Reminement, Y. G. Andreev, P. G. Bruce, Journal of the Applied Crystallography, 49 (1), 24.30 (2016).

Li(V0.5Ti0.5)S-2 as a 1V Lithium Intercalation Electrode, S. J. Clark, D. Wang, A. R. Armstrong, P. G. Bruce, Nature Communications, 7, 10898 (2016).

Charge-Compensation in 3d-Transition-Metal-Oxide Intercalation Cathodes Through the Generation of Localized Electron Holes on Oxygen, K. Luo, M. R. Roberts, R. Hao, N. Guerrini, D. M. Pickup, Y. S. Liu, K. Edstrom, J. H. Guo, A. V. Chadwick, L. C. Duda, P. G. Bruce, Nature Chemistry, 8 (7), 684-691 (2016).

Promoting Solution Phase Discharge in Li-O2 Batteries Containing Weakly Solvating Electrolyte Solutions, X. Gao, Y. Chen, L. Johnson, P G. Bruce, Nature Materials, 15 (8), 882 (2016).

High Voltage Mg-doped Na-ion Cathodes with Enhanced Stability and Rate Capability, S. Gurpreet, N. Tapia-Ruiz, J. M. Lopez del Amo, U. Maitra, J. W. Somerville, A. R. Armstrong, J. Martinez de Ilarduya, T. Rojo, P. G. Bruce, Chemistry of Materials, 28 (14), 5087-5094 (2016).

Anion Redox Chemistry in the Cobalt Free 3d Transition Metal Oxide Intercalation Electrode Li[Li0.2Ni0.2Mn0.6]O-2, K. Luo, M. R. Roberts, N. Guerrini, N. Tapia-Ruiz, R. Hao, F. Massel, D. M. Pickup, S. Ramos, Y. S. Liu, J. H. Guo, A. V. Chadwick, L. C. Duda, P. G. Bruce, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138 (35), 11211-11218 (2016).

Advances in Understanding Mechanisms Underpinning Litium-Air Batteries, D. Aurbach, B. D. McCloskey, L. F. Nazar, P. G. Bruce, Nature Energy, 1, published online 8 September 2016.

High Capacity Na-O-2 Batteries: Key Parameters for Solution Mediated Discharge, L. Lutz, W. Yin, A. Grimaud, D. A. D. Corte, M. Tang, L. Johnson, E. Azaceta, V. Sarou-Kanian, A. J. Naylor, S. Hamad, J. A. Anta, E. Salager, R. Tena-Zaera, P. G. Bruce, J. M. Tarascon, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120 (36), 20068-20076 (2016).

One-Pot Synthesis of Lithium-Rich Cathode Material with Hierarchical Morphology, K. Luo, M. R. Roberts, R. Hao, N. Guerrini, E. Liberti, C. S. Allen, A. I. Kirkland, P. G. Bruce, Nano Letters, 16 (12), 7503-7508 (2016).

Evidence of Enhanced Ion Transport in Li-Rich Silicate Intercalation Materials, J. Billaud, C. Eames, N. Tapia-Ruiz, M. R. Roberts, A. J. Naylor, A. R. Armstrong, M. S. Islam, P. G. Bruce, Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Energy Materials, 7 (11), 10601043 (2017).

Degradation diagnostics for lithium ion cells, C. R. Birkl, M. R. Roberts, E. McTurk, P. G. Bruce, D. A. Howey, Journal of Power Sources, 341, 373-386 (2017).

Phenol catalyzed discharge in the aprotic lithium-O2 battery, X. Gao, Z. P. Jovanov, Y. Chen, L. R. Johnson, P. G. Bruce, Angewandte Chemie, Angewandte Chemie, 56 (23), 6539-6543 (2017).

LiO2: Cryosynthesis and Chemical/Electrochemical Reactivities, X. Zhang, L. Guo, L. Gan, Y. Zhang, J. Wang, L. R. Johnson, P. G. Bruce, Z. Peng, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 8 (10), 2334-2338 (2017).

Plating and stripping calcium in an organic electrolyte, D. Wang, X. Gao, Y. Chen, L. Jin, C. Kuss and P. G. Bruce, Nature Materials, 17, 16-20 (2018).

Hybrid Electrolytes with 3D Bicontinuous Ordered Ceramic and Polymer Microchannels for All-Solid-State Batteries, S. Zekoll, C. Marriner-Edwards, A. K. Hekselman, J. Kasemchainan, C. Kuss, D. Armstrong, D. Cai, R. Wallace, F. H. Richter, J. Thijssen, P. G. Bruce, Energy & Environmental Science11, 185-201 (2018).

Bonding insights from structural and spectroscopic comparisons of SnW5 and TiW5 alkoxido- and aryloxido-substituted Lindqvist polyoxometalates, B. Kandasamy, P. G. Bruce, W. Clegg, R. W. Harrington, A. Rodriguez-Fortoea, M. Pascual-Borras, R. J. Errington, Chemistry A European Journal, 11 (24), 2750-2757 (2018).

Oxygen redox chemistry without excess alkali-metal ions in Na2/3[Mg0.28Mn0.72]O2, U. Maitra, R. A. House, J. W. Somerville, N. Tapia-Ruiz, J. G. Lozano, N. Guerrini, R. Hao, L. Jin, M. A. Perez-Osorio, F. Massel, D. M. Pickup, S. Ramos, X. Lu, D. E. McNally, A. V. Chadwick, F. Giustino, T. Schmitt, L. C. Duda, M. R. Roberts, P. G. Bruce, Nature Chemistry, 10, 288-295 (2018).

Operando monitoring of the solution-mediated discharge and charge processes in a Na-O2 battery using liquid-electrochemical TEM, L. Lutz, W. Dachraoui, A. Dermotiere, L. R. Johnson, P. G. Bruce, A. Grimaud, J-M. Tarascon, Nano Letters, 18 (2), 1280-1289 (2018).

Kinetics of lithium peroxide oxidation by redox mediators and consequences for the lithium-oxygen cell, Y. Chen, X. Gao, L. R. Johnson, P. G. Bruce, Nature Communications, 9, 767 (2018).

Identification and characterisation of high energy density P2-type Na2/3[Ni1/3−y/2Mn2/3−y/2Fey]O2 compounds for Na-ion batteries, J. W. Somerville, R. A. House, N. Tapia-Ruiz, A. Sobkowiak, S. Ramos, A. V. Chadwick, M. R. Roberts, U. Maitra,  P. G. Bruce, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 6, 5271-5275 (2018).

High capacity surface route discharge at the potassium-O2 electrode, Y. Chem. Z. P. Jovanov, X. Gao, J. Liu, C. Holc, L. R. Johnson, P. G. Bruce, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 819, 542-546 (2018).     

Direct transformation of bijels into bicontinuous composite electrolytes using a pre-mix containing lithium salt. D. Cai, F. H. Richter, J. H. J. Thijssen, P. G. Bruce & P. S. Clegg. Materials Horizons, 5, 499-505 (2018). 

Lithium manganese oxyfluoride as a new cathode material exhibiting oxygen redox. R. A. House, L. Jin, U. Maitra, K. Tsuruta, J. W. Somerville, D. P. Forstermann, F. Massel, L. Duda, M. R. Roberts & P. G. Bruce. Energy & Environmental Science, 11, 926-932 (2018).

High voltage structural evolution and enhanced Na-ion diffusion in P2-Na2/3Ni1/3−xMgxMn2/3O2 (0 ≤ x ≤ 0.2) cathodes from diffraction, electrochemical and ab initio studies, N. Tapia-Ruiz, W. M. Dose, N. Sharma, H. Chen, J. Heath, J. W. Somerville, U. Maitra, M. S. Islam & P. G. Bruce., Energy & Environmental Science, 11, 1470-1479 (2018).

Degradation Mechanisms at the Li10GeP2S12 / LiCoO2 Cathode Interface in an All-Solid-State Lithium Ion Battery. W. Zhang, F. Richter, S. P. Culver, T. Leichtweiß, J. G. Lozano, C. Dietrich, P. G. Bruce, W. G. Zeier & J. Janek. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10, 22226-22236 (2018).   

4D Analytical STEM with the pnCCD. M. Huth, M. Simson, R. Ritz, H. Ryll, G. T. Martinez, J. Lozano, P. G. Bruce, P. D. Nellist, R. Sagawa, Y. Kondo & H. Soltau. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 24, 220-221 (2018).

Low-Dose Aberration-Free Imaging of Li-Rich Cathode Materials at Various States of Charge Using Electron Ptychography. J. G. Lozano, G. T. Martinez, L. Jin, P. D. Nellist & P. G. Bruce. Nano Letters, 18, 6850-6855 (2018).

Stabilizing Lithium into Cross-Stacked Nanotube Sheets with an Ultra-High Specific Capacity for Lithium Oxygen Batteries. L. Ye, M. Liao, H. Sun, Y. Yang, C. Tang, Y. Zhao, L. Wang, Y. Xu, L. Zhang, B. Wang, F. Xu, X. Sun, Y. Zhang, H. Dai, P. G. Bruce & H. Peng. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 58, 2437-2442 (2019).             

Enhanced Li-O2 Battery Performance in a Binary “Liquid Teflon” and Dual Redox Mediators. M. Balaish, X. Gao, P. G. Bruce & Y. Ein-Eli. Advanced Materials Technologies, 4, 1800645 (2019).

7Li NMR Chemical Shift Imaging To Detect Microstructural Growth of Lithium in All-Solid-State Batteries. L. E. Marbella, S. Zekoll, J. Kasemchainan, S. P. Emge, P. G. Bruce & C. P. Grey. Chemistry of Materials, 31, 2762-2769 (2019).         

What Triggers Oxygen Loss in Oxygen Redox Cathode Materials? R. A. House, U. Maitra, L. Jin, J. G. Lozano, J. W. Somerville, N. H. Rees, A. J. Naylor, L. C. Duda, F. Massel, A. V. Chadwick, S. Ramos, D. M. Pickup, D. E. McNally, X. Lu, T. Schmitt, M. R. Roberts & P. G. Bruce. Chemistry of Materials, 31, 3293-3300 (2019).