Yanbin Shen

PhD Student

Email: yanbin@inano.au.dk
Phone: 50653229


Controlling Size, Crystallinity, and Electrochemical Performance of Li4Ti5O12 Nanocrystals
Rapid Synthesis of Porous, Mixed Phase Titania Films with Tailored Orientation of Rutile for Enhanced Photocatalytic Performance
Fabrication of a template-synthesized gold nanorod-modified electrode for the detection of dopamine in the presence of ascorbic acid

PhD information

Project Title: Synthesis, Characterization and Application of Electrode Material for Rechargeable Li/Na ion Battery
Advisor(s): Bo Brummerstedt Iversen
University: Aarhus university
Department: Chemistry and iNANO
Commencement: September 2010

Technical Information

Synthesis techniques: supercritical flow, solid state, sol-gel
Analytical techniques: X-ray Diffraction (XRD), Surface X-ray Diffraction (SXRD), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), Inductively Coupled Plasma Technique (ICP), Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR), Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA)
Electrochemical techniques: Cyclic Voltammetry (CV), Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS)

Description of PhD project

I am working on synthesis and Characterization of electrode materials (LTO, Li-rich layered cathode, Na layered cahode) for Li/Na ion batteries. I mainly use supercritical flow (pulse flow) method to prepare nano particles. My project also including in situ XRD(SXRD) study on the formation of electrode material by both solid state reaction and hydrothermal process, and in situ XRD study of electrode material structure evolusion during battery operation.


Yanbin Shen has received her bachelor degree on Electrochemistry from Harbin Institute of Technology in China at 2006. Then she worked at BAK, a lithium ion battery company in Shenzhen, China as a R&D engineer for four years.

In 2010, she came to Aarhus University and is currently working at Prof. Bo B. Iversen's group as a PhD student. She has established the AU battery lab and focus on design and application of nanosized materials for lithium ion battery.

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  1. Battery activities at AU: Hydrothermal synthesis of battery materials — February 14, 2013

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Battery activities at AU: Hydrothermal synthesis of battery materials

Recently, the development of hybrid and electrical vehicles and energy storage devices has raised the requirement on high–rate ability, safety and cyclability of lithium ion batteries. Use of carefully structured nanosized electrode materials is an effective approach to improve the high–rate ability. The AU battery activities focus on nanosized materials, and battery materials are synthesized …

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