Electrochemical lithiation of silicon electrodes: neutron reflectometry and secondary ion mass spectrometry investigations

  title={Electrochemical lithiation of silicon electrodes: neutron reflectometry and secondary ion mass spectrometry investigations},
  author={Bujar Jerliu and Lars D{\"o}rrer and Erwin H{\"u}ger and Beatrix Kamelia Seidlhofer and Roland Steitz and G{\"u}nter Prof. Dr.-Ing. Borchardt and Harald Schmidt},
  journal={International Journal of Materials Research},
  pages={999 - 1007}
Abstract In-situ neutron reflectometry and ex-situ secondary ion mass spectrometry in combination with electrochemical methods were used to study the lithiation of amorphous silicon electrodes. For that purpose specially designed closed three-electrode electrochemical cells with thin silicon films as the working electrode and lithium as counter and reference electrodes were used. The neutron reflectometry results obtained in-situ during galvanostatic cycling show that the incorporation… Expand
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