Kevin A Hays

Kevin A Hays

Novel Lithium-ion Electrode Architecture Development


My research interests lie in understanding the role of polymer binder interactions during Si based electrode manufacturing for Li-ion battery anodes. 


Hays, K. A.; Key, B.; Li, J.; Wood, D. L.; Veith, G. M., Si Oxidation and H2 Gassing During Aqueous Slurry Preparation for Li-Ion Battery Anodes. (J. Phys. Chem. C.) 2018


Hays, K. A.; Ruther, R. E.; Kukay, A. J.; Cao, P.; Saito, T.; Wood, D. L.; Li, J., What Makes Lithium Substituted Polyacrylic Acid a Better Binder Than Polyacrylic Acid for Silicon Graphite Composite Anodes? (J. Power Sources) 2018


Li, J., Du, Z. Ruther, R.E., An, S.J., David, L.A., Hays, K.A., Wood, M., Phillip, N.D., Sheng, Y., Mao, C., Kalnaus, S., Daniel, C. Wood, D.L. “Towards Low-Cost, High Energy Density and High Power Density Lithium-Ion Batteries” (J.O.M.) 2017


Hays, K.A., Banek, N., Wagner, M.J. “A Long Term Reversible Arsenic Composite Anode for Li-Ion Batteries” ( J. Electrochem. Soc.) 2017


Banek, N., Hays, K.A., Wagner, M. J. “High Capacity Silicon/Multiwall Graphene Nanoshell Li-ion Battery Anodes from a Low-Temperature, High-Yield and Scalable Green Synthesis” (J. Electrochem. Soc.) 2017


Zheng, J., P. Yan, Gu, M., Wagner, M.J., Hays, K.A, et al. "Interfacial Reaction Dependent Performance of Hollow Carbon NanoSphere @ Sulfur composite as a cathode for Li-S battery." Frontiers in Energy Research (2015)


Zheng, J., Wagner, M.J., Hays, K.A, et al. "Revisiting Carbon/Sulfur Composite for Li-S Batteries (J. Electrochem. Soc.) 2013


Wagner, M.; Banek, N.; Hays, K., “Hollow Carbon Nanosphere Composite Based Secondary Cell Electrodes.” US Patent 20160351894 : 2016.

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