Lithium Diffusion in Graphitic Carbon

@article{Persson2010LithiumDI,
  title={Lithium Diffusion in Graphitic Carbon},
  author={Kristin Aslaug Persson and Vijay A Sethuraman and Laurence J. Hardwick and Yoyo Hinuma and Ying Shirley Meng and A. Van der Ven and Venkat N. Srinivasan and Robert Kostecki and Gerbrand Ceder},
  journal={Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters},
  year={2010},
  volume={1},
  pages={1176-1180}
}
Graphiticcarboniscurrentlyconsideredthestate-of-the-artmaterial for the negative electrode in lithium ion cells, mainly due to its high reversibility and low operating potential. However, carbon anodes exhibit mediocre charge/ discharge rate performance, which contributes to severe transport-induced sur- face structural damage upon prolonged cycling and limits the lifetime of the cell. Lithium bulkdiffusion in graphitic carbon is not yet completely understood, partly due to the complexity of… 

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