Publications


Selected Publications

 

Peer-Reviewed Papers-

  1. Md-Jamal Uddin, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Reassessing the high frequency limit effect on ionic conductivity of solid state electrolytes." Sustainable Energy & Fuels. May 2018. DOI: 10.1039/C8SE00139A
  2. Pankaj K Alaboina, Stanley Rodrigues, Michael Rottmayer, Sung-Jin Cho*. "In-Situ Dendrite Suppression Study of Nanolayer Encapsulated Li Metal Enabled by Zirconia Dual Atomic Layer Deposition." Nano Energy. May 2018. Accepted for review. (Impact factor: 12.34)
  3. Md-Jamal Uddin, Hongkyung Lee, Mark H Engelhard, Daiwon Choi, Ching-Chang Chung, Stephen Podowitz-Thomas, Jacob L Jones, and Sung-Jin Cho*. "Understanding the Lithium Deficient LixNiyMnzCo1-y-zO2 (x <1) Cathode Materials Structure." The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. May 2018. Submitted. (Impact factor: 9.353)
  4. Jong Soo Cho, Pankaj K Alaboina, Sung-Jin Cho*. "3D Conductive Woven Fabric Silicon Microparticle Anode for High Gravimetric Energy Density." Journal of Power Sources. May 2018. Submitted. (Impact factor: 6.395)
  5. Md-Jamal Uddin, Jong-Soo Cho, Alla Letfullina, Sergey Yarmolenko, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Highly-dense nano-grained Li7La3Zr2O12 solid state electrolyte by facile spray drying." Solid State Ionics. Jan. 2018. Under Review (Impact factor: 2.11)
  6. Pankaj K. Alaboina, Jong-Soo Cho, Md-Jamal Uddin, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Mechanically Prelithiated Silicon Nano Alloy as Highly Engineered Anode Material." Electrochimica Acta. Nov. 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2017.11.107 (Impact factor: 4.798)
  7. Pankaj K Alaboina, Md-Jamal Uddin, and Sung-Jin Cho*. “Nanoprocess and Nanoscale Surface Functionalization on Cathode Materials for Advanced Lithium-Ion Batteries.” Nanoscale. 9,  15736-15752. Sept. 2017. DOI: 10.1039/C7NR02600E (Impact factor: 7.367)
  8. Pankaj K Alaboina, Jong-Soo Cho, Md-Jamal Uddin, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Engineering and Optimization of Silicon-Iron-Manganese Nano Alloy Electrode for Enhanced Lithium-ion Battery.” Nano-Micro Letters. 9, 41. Oct. 2017. DOI: 10.1007/s40820-017-0142-8 (Impact Factor: 4.849)
  9. Md-Jamal Uddin, Pankaj Kumar Alaboina, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Nanostructured Advanced Cathode Materials Synthesis for Lithium-Ion Batteries.” Materials Today Energy. 5, 138–157. Sept. 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.mtener.2017.06.008
  10. Md-Jamal Uddin, Pankaj Kumar Alaboina, Lifeng Zhang, Sung-Jin Cho*. "A low-cost, environment-friendly lignin-polyvinyl alcohol nanofiber separator using a water-based method for safer and faster lithium-ion batteries." Materials Science and Engineering: B. 223, 84-90. Sept. 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.mseb.2017.05.004 (Impact Factor: 2.552)​
  11. Sung-Jin Cho*, Md-Jamal Uddin, Pankaj K. Alaboina, Sang Sub Han, Manjula I. Nandasiri, Yong Seok Choi, Enyuan Hu, Kyung-Wan Nam, Ashleigh M. Schwarz, Satish K. Nune, Jong-Soo Cho, Kyu Hwan Oh, Daiwon Choi. “Exploring Lithium Deficiency in Layered Oxide Cathode for Li-ion Battery.” Advanced Sustainable Systems. First Online: June 2017. DOI: 10.1002/adsu.201700026 [Selected as Featured Work for a Cover Page]
  12. Jong-Soo Cho, Pankaj Kumar Alaboina, Chan-Soon Kang, Seul-Cham Kim, Seoung-Bum Son, Soonsung Suh, Jaehyuk Kim, Seunguk Kwon, Se-Hee Lee, Kyu-Hwan Oh, and Sung-Jin Cho*. "Ex-situ Investigation of Anisotropic Interconnection in Silicon-Titanium-Nickel Alloy Anode Material". Journal of Electrochemical Society. 64, 6, A968-A972. March 2017. DOI: 10.1149/2.0221706jes (Impact Factor: 3.26)​
  13. Tyler Evans, Daniela Molina Piper, Huaxing Sun, Timothy Porcelli, Seul Cham Kim, Sang Sub Han, Yong Seok Choi, Chixia Tian, Dennis Nordlund, Marca M. Doeff, Chunmei Ban, Sung-Jin Cho, Kyu Hwan Oh, Se-Hee Lee. “In Situ Engineering of the Electrode-Electrolyte Interface for Stabilized Over-lithiated Cathodes.” Adv. Mater. 2017. 29, 1604549. Jan. 2017. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201604549 (Impact Factor: 19.79) ​
  14. Maurizio Biso, Md-Jamal Uddin, Sung-Jin Cho*. “High-molecular-weight polyvinylidene difluoride binder for high capacity cathodes.” Invited and published at SPE Plastics Research Online in June 2016. DOI 10.2417/spepro. 006571​
  15. Pankaj K Alaboina, Yeqian Ge, Md-Jamal Uddin, Yang Liu, Dongsuek Lee, Seiung Park, Xiangwu Zhang, and Sung-Jin Cho*. “Nanoscale Porous Lithium Titanate Anode for Superior High Temperature Performance." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 8, 19, 12127–12133. May 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b00895 (Impact Factor: 7.145)​
  16. Maurizio Biso, Roberta Colombo, MD Jamal Uddin, Milena Stanga, and Sung-Jin Cho*. "A rheological behavior of various polyvinylidene difluoride binders for high capacity LiNi0.6Mn0.2Co0.2O2."Polymer Engineering & Science. 56, 760–764. March 2016. DOI 10.1002/pen.24304 (Impact Factor: 1.449)​
  17. Seong-Min Bak, Enyuan Hu, Yongning Zhou, Xiqian Yu, Sanjaya D. Senanayake, Sung-Jin Cho*, Xiao-Qing Yang*, and Kyung-Wan Nam*. “Structural changes and thermal stability of charged Li1-δNixMnyCozO2 cathode materials studied by combined in situ time-resolved XRD and mass spectroscopy.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 6, 24, 22594−22601. Nov. 2014. DOI: 10.1021/am506712c (Impact Factor: 7.504)​

Conference Proceedings

  1. Pankaj Kumar Alaboina, Sung-Jin Cho*. "Protective Encapsulation of Lithium Metal Anodes Enabled by ZrO2 Dual Atomic Layer Deposition." Central North Carolina section of the American Chemical Society's 18th Annual Poster Vendor Night. Apr. 2018. Greensboro, NC, USA
  2. Alla Letfullina, Dennis LaJeunesse, Sung-Jin Cho*. "Understanding of Molecular Gyration Using Dinitrile Membrane Electrolyte." 6th Annual Graduate Research and Creativity Expo Poster Show. Apr. 2018. Greensboro, NC, USA
  3. Md-Jamal Uddin, Ching-Chang Chung, Jacob L Jones, Mark H Engelhard, Hongkyung Lee, Daiwon Choi, and Sung-Jin Cho*. "Structural and Thermal Studies of High Nickel, Lithium Deficient LixNiyMnzCo1-y-zO(x <1, y> 0.5) Cathode Materials." Central North Carolina section of the American Chemical Society's 18th Annual Poster Vendor Night. Apr. 2018. Greensboro, NC, USA
  4. Reginald L. Goodwin, Pankaj K. Alaboina, and Sung-Jin Cho*. "Engineering Atomic Layer Deposition of TiO2 on Lithium Metal via Taguchi Design of Experiments." Central North Carolina section of the American Chemical Society's 18th Annual Poster Vendor Night. Apr. 2018. Greensboro, NC, USA
  5. James Knoop, Seongki Ahn, Jong-Soo Cho, Dennis LaJeunesse, and Sung-Jin Cho*. "Sulfur/Ketjen Black/Graphite Composite Cathode for Advanced Lithium-Sulfur Battery." Central North Carolina section of the American Chemical Society's 18th Annual Poster Vendor Night. Apr. 2018. Greensboro, NC, USA
  6. Alla Letfullina, Jong Soo Cho, Pankaj Kumar Alaboina, Dennis LaJeunesse, Sung-Jin Cho*. "Advancing Hybrid Polymer Electrolytes with Dinitrile Molecules." Central North Carolina section of the American Chemical Society's 18th Annual Poster Vendor Night. Apr. 2018. Greensboro, NC, USA
  7. ​Jong Soo Cho, Pankaj Kumar Alaboina, Sung-Jin Cho*. "3D Conductive Woven Fabric Silicon Microparticle Anode for High Gravimetric Energy Density." International Battery Seminar. March 2018. Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
  8. Pankaj K. Alaboina, Alla R. Letfullina, Md-Jamal Uddin, Jong-Soo Cho, S. Puvvada, and Sung-Jin Cho*. "Highly Engineered Si Alloy Flexible Battery." 232nd ECS Meeting. Oct. 2017. National Harbor, MD, USA
  9. Md-Jamal Uddin, Alla R. Letfullina, Pankaj K. Alaboina, Jong-Soo Cho, Sung-Jin Cho*, “Synthesis of Nanoscale Li7La3Zr2O12 Solid State Electrolyte by Spray Drying.” 232nd ECS Meeting. Oct. 2017. National Harbor, MD, USA
  10. Alla R. Letfullina, Md-Jamal Uddin,  Jong-Soo Cho, Pankaj Kumar Alaboina, and Sung-Jin Cho*. "Nanoporous Electrospun Li7La3Zr2O12 As Filler in PEO/LiTFSI Hybrid Electrolyte." 232nd ECS Meeting. Oct. 2017. National Harbor, MD, USA
  11. Jong-Soo Cho, Alla Letfullina, Pankaj Kumar Alaboina, Md-Jamal Uddin, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Ionically Enhanced SixFey/Li1.3Al0.3Ti1.7(PO4)Nanocomposite for High Performance Lithium-ion Batteries.” 232nd ECS Meeting. Oct. 2017. National Harbor, MD, USA
  12. Alla Letfullina, Jong Soo Cho, Dennis LaJeunnesse, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Plastic Crystal Solid Electrolyte Membrane for Future Energy Storage Device.” 2017 Nanomanufacturing conference. Sep. 2017. Greensboro, NC, USA
  13. Md-Jamal Uddin, Jong-Soo Cho, Alla R. Letfullina, Sung-Jin Cho*, “Mechanically Induced Nanoscale Structure of Li7La3Zr2O12 Solid State Electrolyte” Nanomanufacturing Conference. Sep. 2017. Greensboro, NC, USA
  14. ​Alla Letfullina, MD Jamal Uddin, Jong-Soo Cho, Pankaj Alaboina, Dennis LaJeunesse, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Study of Inorganic Solid Electrolytes and Its Application in PEO/LiTFSI Hybrid Electrolytes.” 5th Annual Graduate Research and Creativity Expo Poster Show. Apr. 2017. Greensboro, NC, USA
  15. Pankaj K Alaboina, Jong-Soo Cho, Alla Letfullina, Md-Jamal Uddin, and Sung-Jin Cho*. "Si-Fe Alloy/Li1.3Al0.3Ti1.7(PO4)3 Nanocomposite for High Energy Lithium Ion Battery Applications." Central North Carolina section of the American Chemical Society's 17th Annual Poster Vendor Night. Mar. 2017. Greensboro, NC, USA
  16. Alla Letfullina, MD Jamal Uddin, Pankaj Alaboina, Jong-Soo Cho, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Study of Li1.5Al0.5Ge1.5(PO4)3 and Al2O3 as fillers in PEO/LiTFSI polymer electrolyte for Lithium ion battery.” Central North Carolina section of the American Chemical Society's 17th Annual Poster Vendor Night. Mar. 2017. Greensboro, NC, USA
  17. Md-Jamal Uddin, Sangsub Han, Jong-Soo Cho, Pankaj Alaboina, Daiwon Choi, Kyuhwan Oh, Sung-Jin Cho*. “High Temperature and Voltage Performance of Nanoscale Multiphase Cathode Material for Advanced Li-ion Batteries.” Nanomanufacturing Conference. Sep. 2016. Greensboro, NC, USA (1ST Place Winner at Poster Competition)
  18. Smith Woosly, Md-Jamal Uddin, Shyam Aravamduhan, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Functional 3D Printing with Thermoplastic Nanocomposites: Fabrication of Thermoplastic/Carbon Composite Anodes for Lithium Ion Batteries via 3D Printing.” Additive Manufacturing 3D Printing Conference. Sep. 2016. Greensboro, NC, USA
  19. Pankaj Alaboina, Yeqian Ge, Yang Liu, Md-Jamal Uddin, Seiung Park, Xiangwu Zhang, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Enhanced High Temperature and Rate Capability Performance of Nanoscale Lithium Titanate (Li4Ti5O12) Anode.” The 18th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries. June. 2016. Chicago, IL, USA
  20. Md-Jamal Uddin, Pankaj Alaboina, Lifeng Zhang, Sung-Jin Cho*. “A Low-Cost, Environment-Friendly Lignin-Polyvinyl Alcohol Composite Separator Using a Water-Based Method for Safer and Faster Li-Ion Batteries.” The 18th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries. June. 2016. Chicago, IL, USA
  21. Md-Jamal Uddin, Pankaj Alaboina, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Nanoscale Multiphase Lithium Deficient Lix(Ni1/3Mn1/3Co1/3)O2 (x<1.0) As High-Performance Cathode Material for Advanced Li-Ion Batteries.” The 18th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries. June. 2016. Chicago, IL, USA
  22. Pankaj Alaboina, Md-Jamal Uddin, Jong-Soo Cho, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Dodging the Irreversible Capacity Loss for High Performance Lithium Ion Batteries.” The 18th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries. June. 2016. Il, USA
  23. J. E. Trevey*, P. R. Lichty, D. M. King, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Manufacturing Low Cost Nano-Coatings for High Performance Battery Materials.” The 18th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries. June. 2016. Il, USA
  24. J Brian Morin*, Carl Hu, James Kaschmitter, Pavel Khokhlov, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Lithium Ion Battery Autopsies after Safety Testing Reveal Safety Benefits of Thermally Stable Separators.” The 18th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries. June. 2016. Chicago, IL, USA
  25. Jong-Soo. Cho*, J. H. Kim, S. S. Suh, S. W. Kim, S. M. Kwon, Y. T. Park, K. K. Lee, H. S. Jeon, Y. Y. Chu, J. Lee, Sung-Jin. Cho, J. J. Jeong, S. C. Kim, K. H. Oh. “Amorphous Carbon-Coated Si Alloy As Long-Term Cycleability Anode Material for Lithium Ion Batteries.” The 18th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries. June. 2016. Chicago, IL, USA
  26. Md-Jamal Uddin, Pankaj Alaboina, Sung-Jin Cho*. “High Molecular Weight Polyvinilidene Difluoride Binders for High Capacity Ni-Rich NMC (LiNi0.6Mn0.2Co0.2O2): Rheological Behavior.” The ACS Poster Competition in North Carolina Region. Apr. 2016. Greensboro, NC, USA
  27. Pankaj Alaboina, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Gearing Up for Better Batteries: Electrode Calendaring and Wettability Optimization.” The ACS Poster Competition 2016 in North Carolina Region. Apr. 2016. Greensboro, NC, USA
  28. Md-Jamal Uddin, Pankaj K Alaboina, Ching-Chang Chung, Jacob L Jones, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Heterostructural Lix(Ni0.33Mn0.33Co0.33)O2 Cathode Material for Battery.” MRS Symposium. Nov. 2015. Raleigh, NC, USA
  29. Pankaj Alaboina, Yeqian Ge, Yang Liu, Md-Jamal Uddin, Seiung Park, Xiangwu Zhang, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Nanostructured Porous Lithium Titanate Oxide for Superior High Temperature Performance.” MRS Symposium. Nov. 2015. Raleigh, NC, USA
  30. Md-Jamal Uddin, Sung-Jin Cho*. “High Performance High Voltage Lithium Deficient Lix(Ni1/3Mn1/3Co1/3)O2 as Cathode Material for Lithium Ion Batteries”, Nanomanufacturing Conference. Sep. 2015. Greensboro, NC, USA (2nd Place at Poster Competition)
  31. Pankaj Kumar Alaboina, Rama Krishna Sharma, Jong-Soo Cho and Sung-Jin Cho*. “Prelithiated Nano Silicon Alloy (Si-Fe-Mn) for High Performance Lithium Ion Batteries.” Nanomanufacturing Conference. Sep. 2015. Greensboro, NC, USA (1st Place at Poster Competition)
  32. Rama Krishna Sharma, Lifeng Zhang, Sung-Jin Cho*. “A Nonwoven Electrospun Lignin-Polyvinyl Alcohol Nanofiber Separator for Lithium Ion Batteries.” Nanomanufacturing Conference. Sep. 2015. Greensboro, NC, USA
  33. J. E. Trevey, P. R. Lichty, D. M. King, and Sung-Jin Cho*. “Manufacturing Low Cost Nano-Coatings for High Performance Battery Materials.” ECS Conference Fall 2015. Phoenix, AZ, USA
  34. Sung-Jin Cho*. “Advanced Multifunctional Material & Its Process for Energy Storage Application.” 2015 North Carolina Federal Advanced Technologies Review. May. 2015. Greensboro, NC, USA
  35. Rama Krishna Sharma, Pankaj Alaboina, Sung-Jin Cho*. “Synthesis of Nanostructured Si/Alloy anode using flexible microwave solid state (FMSS) technique.” Central North Carolina section of the American Chemical Society's 15th Annual Poster Vendor Night. Apr. 2015. Greensboro, NC, USA

Book Chapter

  1. Sung-Jin Cho*, Md-Jamal Uddin, Pankaj Kumar Alaboina. “Ch.3: Review of Nano Technology for Cathode Materials in Batteries in Emerging Nanotechnologies in Rechargeable Energy Storage Systems, Contribute Author.* Elsevier. Published: Feb. 2017.  eBook ISBN: 9780323429962; Hardcover ISBN: 9780323429771.



Patents 

  1. Sung-Jin Cho, Alla R. Letfullina “Molecular Rotation Based Solid Polymer Electrolyte”, (US PATENT Application Number 62/620,072). Jan. 2018
  2. Sung-Jin Cho, Pankaj K. Alaboina “Wireless Charge – Discharge Flexible Energy Storage Devices,” (US PATENT Application Number 62/589,112). Nov. 2017
  3. Sung-Jin Cho, “Silicon Iron Lithium Nanocomposite for Lithium Ion Batteries”. (US Patent Filing Number/US2017/ 62473772). Oct. 2017
  4. Sung-Jin Cho, Jong-Soo Cho, Alla Letfullina, "Highly Ionically Conductive Solid Film Electrolyte". (US PATENT Application Number: 6256260). August. 2017
  5. Sung-Jin Cho, “Multi-phase structured cathode active material for lithium ion battery”.​ (PCT Patent Filing Number/US2015/051426). Sept. 2015
  6. Sung-Jin Cho, and Frederic Bonhomme, “System and Methods for a Cathode Active Material for a Lithium Ion Battery Cell”. (US PATENT Application Number: US 61/656,401). May. 2013
  7. Sung-Jin Cho, Frederic Bonhomme, and Others, “Cathode Active Material for Overcharge Protection in Secondary Lithium Batteries”. (US PATENT Application Number: US 13/664,210). Oct. 2012