• 2018 NEES All-hands Accomplishment Meeting at CINT

  • 2017 EFRC HUB CMS Washington DC

  • Our Entry in the EFRC Podcast Contest Won the People's Choice Award!

    Congratulations to our very own Chuck Martin (UFL) and his band performing an original song, "Big Things, Small Packages". Also thanks to Martha Heil and Elizabeth Lathrop for working on the concept and artwork.

    You can view the other entries here.

  • Predicting Dynamic Potential Distributions and Space-Charge Layers in Solid State Battery Systems

  • High Performance Conformal 3D Battery Architectures for Solid State Storage

  • Conformal Thin-Film Solid Electrolyte Synthesis Enabled by Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD)

  • Mitigating Degradation with Nanoscale Precision: Ultrathin ALD LiPON for Electrode Protection Layers

  • Thin Film Solid State Battery Enables Analog Memory for Neuromorphic Computing

  • Quantifying irreversible structural & chemical evolution in dynamic lithiation/delithiation processes

  • Signature of stress-assisted Li+ diffusion for solid-state batteries

  • A new synthesis process for Li+ conductive thin film ionogels


Advance made towards next-generation rechargable batteries

Additive Manufacturing and Ni-Ti Metal Bolster Cooling Technology

Refocusing In-situ Electron Microscopy

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What is NEES?

The Nanostructures for Electrical Energy Storage (NEES) EFRC is a multi-institutional research center, one of the 46 original Energy Frontier Research Centers established by the US Department of Energy in 2009. The group's focus is developing highly ordered nanostructures that offer a unique testbed for investigating the underpinnings of storing electrical energy.

The center studies structures that are precise - each at the scale of tens to hundreds of nanometers and ordered in massive arrays - and that are multifunctional - able to conduct electrons, diffuse and store lithium ions, and form a stable mechanical base. The scale and control of experimentation gives NEES researchers an exclusive gateway to probing fundamental kinetic, thermodynamic, and electrochemical processes.