MS Defense by Michael Liu
THE SCHOOL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Under the provisions of the regulations for the degree MASTER OF SCIENCE on Monday, February 10, 2020 10:00 AM in MRDC 4211 will be held the MASTER’S THESIS DEFENSE for Michael Liu "M-Aramid Nanocomposite Separators for Energy Storage Applications" Committee Members: Prof. Gleb Yushin, Advisor, MSE Prof. Preet Singh, MSE Prof. Yulin Deng, ChBE Abstract: Lithium-ion batteries have served as the ubiquitous energy storage medium for high energy density needs in the past two decades. Critical safety roadblocks for these devices center around the separator - the layer of material that partitions the cathode and anode of the electrochemical cell. Traditional poly-olefin based separators experience thermal shrinkage at moderately low temperatures (> 120C), high surface energy, and low ionic conductivity, imposing rate limitations on overall system cycling capability. In this thesis, I will present work on nanocomposite separators based on m-aramid & aluminum nanowire materials through relevant design, fabrication techniques, and performance/materials characterization for a thermally stable & highly ion conductive alternative.
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