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Joint Industry Day of the Competence Clusters ProZell and InZePro:

  • Date: November 29th, 2021
  • All-day, digital format
  • Conference language: German
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  • Registration online starting from September 2021

Past events

  • 3. ProZell Industry Day, Oktober 27th, 2020, digital, Program broschure Download (German version only): Programmheft-3-ProZell-Industrietag
  • 2. ProZell Industry Day, September 11th, 2019, Braunschweig, Haus der Wissenschaft
  • 1. ProZell Industry Day, September 10th, 2018, Frankfurt, DECHEMA e.V.

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Scientific Publications

2021

  • Bärmann, P., Mohrhardt, M., Frerichs, J. E., Helling, M., Kolesnikov, A., Klabunde, S., Nowak, S., Hansen, M. R., Winter, M., Placke, T. (2021), “Mechanistic Insights into the Pre‐Lithiation of Silicon/Graphite Negative Electrodes in “Dry State” and After Electrolyte Addition Using Passivated Lithium Metal Powder”, In: Adv. Energy Mater., 2100925, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.202100925.
  • Leißing, M., Horsthemke, F., Wiemers‐Meyer, S., Winter, M., Niehoff, P., Nowak, S. (2021), “The Impact of the C‐Rate on Gassing During Formation of NMC622 II Graphite Lithium‐Ion Battery Cells”, In: Batteries & Supercaps, DOI: 10.1002/batt.202100056.
  • Overhoff, G. M., Nölle, R., Siozios, V., Winter, M., Placke, T. (2021), “A Thorough Analysis of Two Different Pre‐Lithiation Techniques for Silicon/Carbon Negative Electrodes in Lithium Ion Batteries”, In: Batteries & Supercaps, DOI: 10.1002/batt.202100024.
  • Drachenfels, N. von, Engels, P., Husmann, J., Cerdas, F., Herrmann, C. (2021), “Scale-Up of Pilot Line Battery Cell Manufacturing Life Cycle Inventory Models for Life Cycle Assessment”, In: Procedia CIRP, 9813–18, DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2020.12.002.
  • Witt, D., Wilde, D., Baakes, F., Belkhir, F., Röder, F., Krewer, U. (2021), “Myth and Reality of a Universal Lithium‐Ion Battery Electrode Design Optimum: A Perspective and Case Study”, In: Energy Technol., 2000989, DOI: 10.1002/ente.202000989.
  • Drees, R., Lienesch, F., Kurrat, M. (2021), “Fast charging lithium-ion battery formation based on simulations with an electrode equivalent circuit model”, In: Journal of Energy Storage, 36102345, DOI: 10.1016/j.est.2021.102345.

2020

  • Kumberg, J., Baunach, M., Eser, J. C., Altvater, A., Scharfer, P., Schabel, W. (2020), “Investigation of Drying Curves of Lithium‐Ion Battery Electrodes with a New Gravimetrical Double‐Side Batch Dryer Concept Including Setup Characterization and Model Simulations”, In: Energy Technol., 2000889, DOI: 10.1002/ente.202000889.
  • Eser, J. C., Deichmann, B., Wirsching, T., Merklein, L., Müller, M., Scharfer, P., Schabel, W. (2020), “Diffusion kinetics of water in graphite anodes for Li-ion batteries”, In: Drying Technology, 1–16, DOI: 10.1080/07373937.2020.1852568.
  • Heck, C. A., Horstig, M.-W. von, Huttner, F., Mayer, J. K., Haselrieder, W., Kwade, A. (2020), “Review—Knowledge-Based Process Design for High Quality Production of NCM811 Cathodes”, In: J. Electrochem. Soc., 167 (16), 160521, DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/abcd11.
  • Heubner, C., Nikolowski, K., Reuber, S., Schneider, M., Wolter, M., Michaelis, A. (2020), “Recent Insights into Rate Performance Limitations of Li‐ion Batteries”, In: Batteries & Supercaps, DOI: 10.1002/batt.202000227.
  • Peschel, C., Horsthemke, F., Leißing, M., Wiemers‐Meyer, S., Henschel, J., Winter, M., Nowak, S. (2020), “Cover Feature: Analysis of Carbonate Decomposition During Solid Electrolyte Interphase Formation in Isotope‐Labeled Lithium Ion Battery Electrolytes: Extending the Knowledge about Electrolyte Soluble Species (Batteries & Supercaps 11/2020)”, In: Batteries & Supercaps, 3 (11), 1123, DOI: 10.1002/batt.202000235.
  • Henschel, J., Mense, M., Harte, P., Diehl, M., Buchmann, J., Kux, F., Schlatt, L., Karst, U., Hensel, A., Winter, M. et al. (2020), “Phytoremediation of Soil Contaminated with Lithium Ion Battery Active Materials—A Proof-of-Concept Study”, In: Recycling, 5 (4), 26, DOI: 10.3390/recycling5040026.
  • Peschel, C., Horsthemke, F., Leißing, M., Wiemers‐Meyer, S., Henschel, J., Winter, M., Nowak, S. (2020), “Analysis of Carbonate Decomposition During Solid Electrolyte Interphase Formation in Isotope‐Labeled Lithium Ion Battery Electrolytes: Extending the Knowledge about Electrolyte Soluble Species”, In: Batteries & Supercaps, 3 (11), 1183–1192, DOI: 10.1002/batt.202000170.
  • Kremer, L. S., Danner, T., Hein, S., Hoffmann, A., Prifling, B., Schmidt, V., Latz, A., Wohlfahrt-Mehrens, M. (2020), “Influence of the electrolyte salt concentration on the rate capability of ultra‐thick NCM 622 electrodes”, In: Batteries & Supercaps, DOI: 10.1002/batt.202000098.
  • Schreiner, D., Klinger, A., Reinhart, G. (2020), “Modeling of the Calendering Process for Lithium-Ion Batteries with DEM Simulation”, In: Procedia CIRP, 93149–155, DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2020.05.158.
  • Seeba, J., Reuber, S., Heubner, C., Müller-Köhn, A., Wolter, M., Michaelis, A. (2020), “Extrusion-Based Fabrication of Electrodes for High-Energy Li-Ion Batteries”, In: Chemical Engineering Journal, 125551, DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2020.125551.
  • Eser, J. C., Deichmann, B., Wirsching, T., Weidler, P. G., Scharfer, P., Schabel, W. (2020), “Hysteresis Behavior in the Sorption Equilibrium of Water in Anodes for Li-Ion Batteries”, In: Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 36 (22), 6193–6201, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c00704.
  • Leißing, M., Winter, M., Wiemers-Meyer, S., Nowak, S. (2020), “A method for quantitative analysis of gases evolving during formation applied on LiNi0.6Mn0.2Co0.2O2 ∣∣ natural graphite lithium ion battery cells using gas chromatography – barrier discharge ionization detector”, In: Journal of chromatography. A, 1622461122, DOI: 10.1016/j.chroma.2020.461122.
  • Schmidt, O., Thomitzek, M., Röder, F., Thiede, S., Herrmann, C., Krewer, U. (2020), “Modeling the Impact of Manufacturing Uncertainties on Lithium-Ion Batteries”, In: J. Electrochem. Soc., 167 (6), 60501, DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/ab798a.
  • Diehm, R., Kumberg, J., Dörrer, C., Müller, M., Bauer, W., Scharfer, P., Schabel, W. (2020), “In Situ Investigations of Simultaneous Two‐Layer Slot Die Coating of Component‐Graded Anodes for Improved High‐Energy Li‐Ion Batteries”, In: Energy Technol., 8 (5), 1901251, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201901251.
  • Horsthemke, F., Leißing, M., Winkler, V., Friesen, A., Ibing, L., Winter, M., Nowak, S. (2020), “Development of a lithium ion cell enabling in situ analyses of the electrolyte using gas chromatographic techniques”, In: Electrochimica Acta, 338135894, DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2020.135894.
  • Horsthemke, F., Winkler, V., Diehl, M., Winter, M., Nowak, S. (2020), “Concept for the Analysis of the Electrolyte Composition within the Cell Manufacturing Process: From Sealing to Sample Preparation”, In: Energy Technol., 8 (2), 2070023, DOI: 10.1002/ente.202070023.
  • Henschel, J., Peschel, C., Klein, S., Horsthemke, F., Winter, M., Nowak, S. (2020), “Clarification of Decomposition Pathways in a State‐of‐the‐Art Lithium Ion Battery Electrolyte through 13 C‐Labeling of Electrolyte Components”, In: Angew. Chem., 132 (15), 6184–6193, DOI: 10.1002/ange.202000727.
  • Henschel, J., Peschel, C., Klein, S., Horsthemke, F., Winter, M., Nowak, S. (2020), “Clarification of Decomposition Pathways in a State-of-the-Art Lithium Ion Battery Electrolyte through 13 C-Labeling of Electrolyte Components”, In: Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 59 (15), 6128–6137, DOI: 10.1002/anie.202000727.
  • Heubner, C., Schneider, M., Michaelis, A. (2020), “Diffusion‐Limited C‐Rate: A Fundamental Principle Quantifying the Intrinsic Limits of Li‐Ion Batteries”, In: Adv. Energy Mater., 10 (2), 1902523, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201902523.
  • Henschel, J., Horsthemke, F., Stenzel, Y. P., Evertz, M., Girod, S., Lürenbaum, C., Kösters, K., Wiemers-Meyer, S., Winter, M., Nowak, S. (2020), “Lithium ion battery electrolyte degradation of field-tested electric vehicle battery cells – A comprehensive analytical study”, In: Journal of Power Sources, 447227370, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.227370.
  • Schälicke, G., Landwehr, I., Dinter, A., Pettinger, K.-H., Haselrieder, W., Kwade, A. (2020), “Solvent‐Free Manufacturing of Electrodes for Lithium‐Ion Batteries via Electrostatic Coating”, In: Energy Technol., 8 (2), 1900309, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201900309.
  • Eser, J. C., Wirsching, T., Weidler, P. G., Altvater, A., Börnhorst, T., Kumberg, J., Schöne, G., Müller, M., Scharfer, P., Schabel, W. (2020), “Moisture Adsorption Behavior in Anodes for Li‐Ion Batteries”, In: Energy Technol., 8 (2), 1801162, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201801162.
  • Huttner, F., Haselrieder, W., Kwade, A. (2020), “The Influence of Different Post‐Drying Procedures on Remaining Water Content and Physical and Electrochemical Properties of Lithium‐Ion Batteries”, In: Energy Technol., 8 (2), 1900245, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201900245.
  • Kremer, L. S., Hoffmann, A., Danner, T., Hein, S., Prifling, B., Westhoff, D., Dreer, C., Latz, A., Schmidt, V., Wohlfahrt-Mehrens, M. (2020), “Manufacturing Process for Improved Ultra‐Thick Cathodes in High‐Energy Lithium‐Ion Batteries”, In: Energy Technol., 8 (2), 1900167, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201900167.
  • Haarmann, M., Haselrieder, W., Kwade, A. (2020), “Extrusion‐Based Processing of Cathodes: Influence of Solid Content on Suspension and Electrode Properties”, In: Energy Technol., 8 (2), 1801169, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201801169.
  • Mayer, J. K., Almar, L., Asylbekov, E., Haselrieder, W., Kwade, A., Weber, A., Nirschl, H. (2020), “Influence of the Carbon Black Dispersing Process on the Microstructure and Performance of Li‐Ion Battery Cathodes”, In: Energy Technol., 8 (2), 1900161, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201900161.
  • Meyer, O., Weihs, C., Mähr, S., Tran, H.-Y., Kirchhof, M., Schnackenberg, S., Neuhaus-Stern, J., Rößler, S., Braunwarth, W. (2020), “Development and Implementation of Statistical Methods for Quality Optimization in the Large‐Format Lithium‐Ion Cells Production”, In: Energy Technol., 8 (2), 1900244, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201900244.
  • Schilling, A., Wiemers-Meyer, S., Winkler, V., Nowak, S., Hoppe, B., Heimes, H. H., Dröder, K., Winter, M. (2020), “Influence of Separator Material on Infiltration Rate and Wetting Behavior of Lithium‐Ion Batteries”, In: Energy Technol., 8 (2), 1900078, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201900078.
  • Heimes, H. H., Offermanns, C., Mohsseni, A., Laufen, H., Westerhoff, U., Hoffmann, L., Niehoff, P., Kurrat, M., Winter, M., Kampker, A. (2020), “The Effects of Mechanical and Thermal Loads during Lithium‐Ion Pouch Cell Formation and Their Impacts on Process Time”, In: Energy Technol., 8 (2), 1900118, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201900118.
  • Günther, T., Schreiner, D., Metkar, A., Meyer, C., Kwade, A., Reinhart, G. (2020), “Classification of Calendering‐Induced Electrode Defects and Their Influence on Subsequent Processes of Lithium‐Ion Battery Production”, In: Energy Technol., 8 (2), 1900026, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201900026.
  • Günter, F. J., Rössler, S., Schulz, M., Braunwarth, W., Gilles, R., Reinhart, G. (2020), “Influence of the Cell Format on the Electrolyte Filling Process of Lithium‐Ion Cells”, In: Energy Technol., 8 (2), 1801108, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201801108.
  • Horsthemke, F., Winkler, V., Diehl, M., Winter, M., Nowak, S. (2020), “Concept for the Analysis of the Electrolyte Composition within the Cell Manufacturing Process: From Sealing to Sample Preparation”, In: Energy Technol., 8 (2), 1801081, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201801081.

2019

  • Henschel, J., Dressler, J. M., Winter, M., Nowak, S. (2019), “Reaction Product Analyses of the Most Active “Inactive” Material in Lithium-Ion Batteries—The Electrolyte. I: Themal Stress and Marker Molecules”, In: Chem. Mater., 31 (24), 9970–9976, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b04133.
  • Henschel, J., Peschel, C., Günter, F., Reinhart, G., Winter, M., Nowak, S. (2019), “Reaction Product Analysis of the Most Active “Inactive” Material in Lithium-Ion Batteries—The Electrolyte. II: Battery Operation and Additive Impact”, In: Chem. Mater., 31 (24), 9977–9983, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b04135.
  • Schreiner, D., Oguntke, M., Günther, T., Reinhart, G. (2019), “Modelling of the Calendering Process of NMC‐622 Cathodes in Battery Production Analyzing Machine/Material–Process–Structure Correlations”, In: Energy Technol., 7 (11), 1900840, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201900840.
  • Kumberg, J., Müller, M., Diehm, R., Spiegel, S., Wachsmann, C., Bauer, W., Scharfer, P., Schabel, W. (2019), “Drying of Lithium‐Ion Battery Anodes for Use in High‐Energy Cells: Influence of Electrode Thickness on Drying Time, Adhesion, and Crack Formation”, In: Energy Technol., 7 (11), 1900722, DOI: 10.1002/ente.201900722.
  • Henschel, J., Wiemers-Meyer, S., Diehl, M., Lürenbaum, C., Jiang, W., Winter, M., Nowak, S. (2019), “Preparative hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography of acidic organofluorophosphates formed in lithium ion battery electrolytes”, In: Journal of chromatography. A, 1603438–441, DOI: 10.1016/j.chroma.2019.07.008.
  • Günter, F. J., Burgstaller, C., Konwitschny, F., Reinhart, G. (2019), “Influence of the Electrolyte Quantity on Lithium-Ion Cells”, In: J. Electrochem. Soc., 166 (10), A1709-A1714, DOI: 10.1149/2.0121910jes.
  • Westhoff, D., Danner, T., Hein, S., Scurtu, R., Kremer, L., Hoffmann, A., Hilger, A., Manke, I., Wohlfahrt-Mehrens, M., Latz, A. et al. (2019), “Analysis of microstructural effects in multi-layer lithium-ion battery cathodes”, In: Materials Characterization, 151166–174, DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2019.02.031.
  • Heubner, C., Nickol, A., Seeba, J., Reuber, S., Junker, N., Wolter, M., Schneider, M., Michaelis, A. (2019), “Understanding thickness and porosity effects on the electrochemical performance of LiNi0.6Co0.2Mn0.2O2-based cathodes for high energy Li-ion batteries”, In: Journal of Power Sources, 419119–126, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.02.060.
  • Henschel, J., Schwarz, J. L., Glorius, F., Winter, M., Nowak, S. (2019), “Further Insights into Structural Diversity of Phosphorus-Based Decomposition Products in Lithium Ion Battery Electrolytes via Liquid Chromatographic Techniques Hyphenated to Ion Trap-Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry”, In: Analytical chemistry, 91 (6), 3980–3988, DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.8b05229.
  • Schilling, A., Gümbel, P., Möller, M., Kalkan, F., Dietrich, F., Dröder, K. (2019), “X-ray Based Visualization of the Electrolyte Filling Process of Lithium Ion Batteries”, In: J. Electrochem. Soc., 166 (3), A5163-A5167, DOI: 10.1149/2.0251903jes.

2018

  • Schilling, A., Gabriel, F., Dietrich, F., Dröder, K. (2018), “Design of an Automated System to Accelerate the Electrolyte Distribution in Lithium-Ion Batteries”, In: IJMERR, 8 (1), 162–166, DOI: 10.18178/ijmerr.8.1.162-166.
  • Günter, F. J., Habedank, J. B., Schreiner, D., Neuwirth, T., Gilles, R., Reinhart, G. (2018), “Introduction to Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy as a Measurement Method for the Wetting Degree of Lithium-Ion Cells”, In: J. Electrochem. Soc., 165 (14), A3249-A3256, DOI: 10.1149/2.0081814jes.
  • Weihs, C., Meyer, O., Schnackenberg, S. (2018), “DMAIC in Lithium-Ion-Battery Production, DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000085951/09.
  • Meyer, C., Kosfeld, M., Haselrieder, W., Kwade, A. (2018), “Process modeling of the electrode calendering of lithium-ion batteries regarding variation of cathode active materials and mass loadings”, In: Journal of Energy Storage, 18371–379, DOI: 10.1016/j.est.2018.05.018.
  • Thomitzek, M., Schmidt, O., Röder, F., Krewer, U., Herrmann, C., Thiede, S. (2018), “Simulating Process-Product Interdependencies in Battery Production Systems”, In: Procedia CIRP, 72346–351, DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2018.03.056.
  • Westhoff, D., Manke, I., Schmidt, V. (2018), “Generation of virtual lithium-ion battery electrode microstructures based on spatial stochastic modeling”, In: Computational Materials Science, 15153–64, DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2018.04.060.
  • Kuchler, K., Westhoff, D., Feinauer, J., Mitsch, T., Manke, I., Schmidt, V. (2018), “Stochastic model for the 3D microstructure of pristine and cyclically aged cathodes in Li-ion batteries”, In: Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng., 26 (3), 35005, DOI: 10.1088/1361-651X/aaa6da.
  • Heubner, C., Seeba, J., Liebmann, T., Nickol, A., Börner, S., Fritsch, M., Nikolowski, K., Wolter, M., Schneider, M., Michaelis, A. (2018), “Semi-empirical master curve concept describing the rate capability of lithium insertion electrodes”, In: Journal of Power Sources, 38083–91, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2018.01.077.
  • Meyer, C., Bockholt, H., Haselrieder, W., Kwade, A. (2017), “Characterization of the calendering process for compaction of electrodes for lithium-ion batteries”, In: Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 249172–178, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2017.05.031.