Collaborative Research Publications

Below is a list of relevant publications, patents, and reports on grid storage safety and related topics. While this list is non-exhaustive, it is collaboratively updated and maintained by the energy storage research community. To have articles added here, please send the DOI number to energystorage@sandia.gov to be included and put publication in the subject line.

Title First Author Journal of Publication Year
Predicting High-Temperature Decomposition of Lithiated Graphite: Part I. Review of Phenomena and a Comprehensive Model Shurtz, R. Journal of the Electrochemical Society 2018
Predicting High-Temperature Decomposition of Lithiated Graphite: Part II. Passivation Layer Evolution and the Role of Surface Area Shurtz, R. Journal of the Electrochemical Society 2018
Analyzing system safety in lithium-ion grid energy storage Rosewater, D. ScienceDirect 2015
Experimental Analysis of Thermal Runaway and Propagation in Lithium-Ion Battery Modules Lopez, C. Journal of The Electrochemical Society 2015
The aircraft hazards of flammable gasses produced by lithium batteries in thermal runaway FAA Fire Safety International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Presentation 2015
Characterization of Lithium-Ion Battery Thermal Abuse Behavior Using Experimental and Computational Analysis Lopez, C. Journal of The Electrochemical Society 2015
Safety System for a Flow Battery and Flow Battery System Knudsen, E. United States Patent Application Publication 2015
Thermal and overcharge abuse analysis of a redox shuttle for overcharge protection of LiFePO4 Lamb, J. Journal of Power Sources 2013
Evaluation of mechanical abuse techniques in lithium ion batteries Lamb, J. Journal of Power Sources 2013
How Electrolytes Influence Battery Safety Roth, E. The Electrochemical Society Interface 2012
A General Discussion of Li Ion Battery Safety Doughty, D. The Electrochemical Society Interface 2012
Experimental triggers for internal short circuits in lithium-ion cells Orendorff, C. Journal of Power Sources 2011
Multi-scale study of thermal stability of lithiated graphite Zonghai Chen Energy and Environmental Science 2011
Hydrofluoroether electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries: Reduced gas decomposition and nonflammable Nagasaburamanian, G. Journal of Power Sources 2011