Investigation of Lithium Dendrite Necking and Formation of Dead Lithium Crystals

Tuesday, May 13, 2014: 11:00
Orange, Ground Level (Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek)
A. Aryanfar, M. Hoffmann, and A. Colussi (California Institute of Technology)
We have investigated the mechanism of formation of dead lithium in manually-fabricated symmetric lithium metal cells. Furthermore, we have characterized the amount of dead lithium based on current intensity and number of cycles and it’s effect on cell impedance.