The BAI group students are underlined. All data and codes are available upon reasonable requests to pbai@wustl.edu. The citation report of our work can be found on Google Scholar.

    2022

  1. Fast charging limits of ideally stable metal anodes in liquid electrolytes
    Bingyuan Ma, Peng Bai*
    Advanced Energy Materials, 2102967 (2022) [ Link ]
  2. Impacts of negative to positive capacities ratios on the performance of next-generation lithium-ion batteries
    Ge Mu, Shubham Agrawal, Poom Sittisomwong, Peng Bai*
    Electrochimica Acta, 406: 139878 (2022) [ Link ]
  3. Gradient lithiation to load controllable, high utilization lithium in graphitic carbon host for high-energy batteries
    Lei Tao, Bingyuan Ma, Fenqiang Luo, Zhengrui Xu, Zhifeng Zheng, Haibo Huang, Peng Bai, Feng Lin*
    Nano Energy, 93: 106808 (2022) [ Link]
  4. 2021

  5. Interphases for Alkali Metal Anodes (Book Chapter)
    Peng Bai*
    Encyclopedia of Energy Storage(2021) [ Link ]
  6. Dynamic Interfacial stability confirmed by Microscopic Optical Operando Experiments Enables High-Retention-Rate Anode-free Na Metal Full Cells
    Bingyuan Ma, Youngju Lee, Peng Bai*
    Advanced Science, 8: 2005006 (2021) [ Open Access | News Story by WashU ]
  7. Operando Electrochemical Kinetics in Particulate Porous Electrodes by Quantifying the Mesoscale Spatiotemporal Heterogeneities
    Shubham Agrawal, Peng Bai*
    Advanced Energy Materials, 11: 2003344 (2021)[ Link | arXiv | News Story by WashU ]
  8. Theory of Coupled Ion-Electron Transfer Kinetics
    Dimitrios Fraggedakis, Michael McEldrew, Raymond B. Smith, Yamini Krishnan, Yirui Zhang, Peng Bai, William C. Chueh, Yang Shao-Horn, Martin Z. Bazant*
    Electrochimica Acta, 367: 137432 (2021) [ Link | arXiv ]
  9. 2020

  10. Concentration Polarization and Metal Dendrite Initiation in Isolated Electrolyte Microchannels
    Youngju Lee, Bingyuan Ma, Peng Bai*
    Energy & Environmental Science, 13: 3504-3513 (2020) [ Link | arXiv | Featured as one of the 2020 EES HOT Articles | News Story by WashU ]
  11. 2019

  12. Active Control of Viscous Fingering Using Electric Fields
    Tao Gao, Mohammad Mirzadeh, Peng Bai, Kameron Conforti, Martin Z. Bazant*
    Nature Communications, 10: 4002 (2019) [ Open Access ]
  13. Nano‐sized Titanium Nitride Functionalized Separator Improves Cycling Performance of Lithium Sulfur Batteries
    Guiyin Xu, Qing‐bo Yan, Peng Bai, Hui Dou, Ping Nie, Xiaogang Zhang*
    ChemistrySelect, 4: 698-704 (2019) [ Link | PDF ]
  14. 2018

  15. Interactions between lithium growths and nanoporous ceramic separators
    Peng Bai*, Jinzhao Guo, Miao Wang, Akihiro Kushima, Liang Su, Ju Li, Fikile R. Brushett, Martin Z. Bazant*
    Joule, 2: 1-16 (2018) [ Link | PDF ]
  16. Interplay of phase boundary anisotropy and electro-autocatalytic surface reactions on the lithium intercalation dynamics in LiXFePO4 platelet-like nanoparticles
    Neel Nadkarni, Elisha Rejovitzky, Dimitrios Fraggedakis, Claudio V. Di Leo, Raymond B. Smith, Peng Bai, Martin Z. Bazant*
    Physical Review Materials, 2: 085406 (2018) [ Link | PDF ]
  17. 2017

  18. Thin multifunctional coating on separator improves cyclability and safety of lithium sulfur battery
    Guiyin Xu, Qing-bo Yan, Shitong Wang, Akihiro Kushima, Peng Bai, Kai Liu, Xiaogang Zhang, Zilong Tang, Ju Li*
    Chemical Science, 8: 6619-6625 (2017) [ Link | PDF ]
  19.  

    *** Prior to joining WashU ***

  20. Min-Joon Lee, Eunsol Lho, Peng Bai, Sujong Chae, Ju Li* and Jaephil Cho*. Low-temperature carbon coating of nanosized Li1.015Al0.06Mn1.925O4 and high-density electrode for high-power Li-ion batteries. Nano Letters, 17: 3744-3751 (2017) [ Link | PDF ]
  21. Kai Liu, Peng Bai, Martin Z. Bazant, Chang-An Wang and Ju Li*. A soft non-porous separator and its effectiveness in stabilizing Li metal anodes cycling at 10 mA cm-2 observed in situ in a capillary cell. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5: 4300-4307 (2017) [ Link | PDF ]
  22. 2016

  23. Akihiro Kushima, Kang Pyo So, Cong Su, Peng Bai, Nariaki Kuriyama, Takanori Maebashi, Yoshiya Fujiwara, Martin Z. Bazant* and Ju Li*. Liquid cell Transmission Electron Microscopy observation of lithium metal growth/dissolution: root growth, dead lithium and lithium flotsams. Nano Energy, 32: 271-279 (2016) [ Link | PDF ]
  24. Peng Bai*, Ju Li, Fikile Brushett and Martin Z. Bazant*. Transition of lithium growth mechanisms in liquid electrolytes. Energy & Environmental Science, 9: 3221-3229 (2016) [ Link | PDF | MIT News | Green Car Congress ]
  25. Jongwoo Lim, Yiyang Li, Daan Alsem, Hongyun So, Sang Chul Lee, Peng Bai, Daniel Cogswell, Xuzhao Liu, Norman Jin, Youngsang Yu, Norman Salmon, David Shapiro, Martin Z. Bazant, Tolek Tyliszczak, William Chueh*. Origin and hysteresis of lithium compositional spatiodynamics within battery primary particles. Science, 353: 566-571 (2016) [ Link | Perspective | PDF ]
  26. Peng Bai* and Martin Z. Bazant. A lithium-bromine rechargeable fuel cell with high specific energy. Electrochimica Acta, 202: 216-223 (2016) [ Link | PDF ]
  27. Jihyung Han, Miao Wang, Peng Bai, Fikile Brushett and Martin Z. Bazant*. Dendrite suppression by shock electrodeposition in charged porous media. Scientific Reports, 6: 28054 (2016) [ Link | PDF ]
  28. 2015

  29. Peng Bai, Venkat Viswanathan and Martin Z. Bazant*. A dual-mode rechargeable lithium-bromine/oxygen fuel cell. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3: 14165-14172 (2015) [ Link | PDF ]
  30. Yi Zeng, Peng Bai, Raymond Smith and Martin Z. Bazant*. Simple formula for Asymmetric Marcus-Hush kinetics. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 748: 52-57 (2015) [ Link | PDF ]
  31. 2014

  32. Yi Zeng, Raymond Smith, Peng Bai and Martin Z. Bazant*. Simple formula for Marcus-Hush-Chidsey kinetics. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 735: 77-83 (2014) [ Link | PDF ]
  33. Ji-Hyung Han, Edwin Khoo, Peng Bai and Martin Z. Bazant*. Over-limiting current and control of dendritic growth by surface conduction in nanopores. Scientific Reports, 4: 7056 (2014) [ Link | PDF ]
  34. Peng Bai and Martin Z. Bazant*. Charge transfer kinetics at the solid-solid interface of porous electrodes. Nature Communications, 5:3585 (2014) [ Link | PDF ]
  35. 2013

  36. Peng Bai* and Guangyu Tian. Statistical kinetics of phase-transforming nanoparticles in LiFePO4 porous electrodes. Electrochimica Acta, 89: 644-651 (2013) [ Link | PDF ]
  37. 2011

  38. Peng Bai, Daniel A. Cogswell and Martin Z. Bazant*. Suppression of phase separation in LiFePO4 nanoparticles during battery discharge. Nano Letters, 11(11): 4890-4896 (2011) [ Link | PDF ]