published papers


Neslihan Yuca, Ilknur Kalafat, Emre Guney, Busra Cetin,  Omer S. Taskin. Self-Healing Systems in Silicon Anodes for Li-Ion Batteries, mdpi Journal-Materials 2022, 15(7), 2392. 

Apurba Ray and Bilge Saruhan. Review: Application of Ionic Liquids for Batteries and Supercapacitors, Materials 2021, 14(11), 2942.

Chenming Li, Phillip Hilgeroth, Nazmul Hasan, Dieter Ströhl, Jörg Kressler, Wolfgang H Binder. Comparing C2=O and C2=S barbiturates: different hydrogen bonding patterns of thiobarbiturates in solution and the solid state, Int. J. Molecular Sciences, 2021, 12679. https://10.3390/ijms222312679

Wolfgang H. Binder, Harald Rupp. 3D printing of solvent-free supramolecular polymers, Frontiers in Chemistry, 2021, 9, 771974. https://10.3389/fchem.2021.771974

Senbin Chen, Yanggui Wu, Huiying Wang, Bengao Zhu, Bijing Xiong, Wolfgang H. Binder, Jintao Zhu. Synthesis and self-aggregated nanostructures of hydrogen-bonding polydimethylsiloxane, Polymer Chemistry, 2021, 12, 4111-4119. https:// 10.1039/D1PY00513H

Matthew  S. Sammon, Michel Biewend, Philipp Michael, Simone Schirra, Milan  Ončák, Wolfgang H. Binder, Martin K. Beyer. Activation of a copper biscarbene mechano-catalyst using single-molecule force spectroscopy supported by quantum chemical calculations, Chemistry – A European  Journal, 2021, 8723–8729. https:// 10.1002/chem.202100555

Alexander Funtan, Philipp Michael, Simon Rost, Jürgen Omeis, Klaus Lienert, Wolfgang H. Binder. Self-diagnostic polymers – inline detection of thermal degradation of unsaturated Poly(ester imide)s, Advanced Materials, 2021, 2100068. https://10.1002/adma.202100068

Harald Rupp, Wolfgang H. Binder. Multicomponent stress-sensing materials fabricated by 3D-printing-methodologies, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2021, 2000450.

Harald Rupp, Wolfgang H. Binder. 3D-printing of core-shell capsule composites for post-reactive and damage sensing applications. Advanced Materials Technology, 2020, 2000509. https://10.1002/admt.202000509

Wolfgang H. Binder The “labile” chemical bond: A perspective on mechanochemistry in polymers. Polymer, 2020, 202, 1122639.

Katcharova Z., Marinow A., Bhandary R., Binder W.H. 3D printable composite polymer electrolytes: influence of SiO2 nanoparticles on 3D-printability. Nanomaterials, 2022, 12, 1859.

Li C., Bhandary R., Marinow A., Ivanov D., Du M., Androsch R., Binder W.H. Synthesis and Characterization of Quadrupolar-Hydrogen-Bonded Polymeric Ionic Liquids for Potential Self-Healing Electrolytes. Polymers 1914198, 2022, 14 (19), 4090.

Maji R., Salvador M.A., Ruini A., Magri R., Degoli E. A first-principles study of self-healing binders for next generation Si-based Lithium-ion batteries. Materials Today Chemistry, 2023, 29, 101474.

conference materials


García-Alonso, J., Nahirniak, S., Maestre D., Saruhan B., Cremades A. Micro- and nanostructures of Ni-based ternary compounds with applications in sensors and batteries. EUROMAT 2021 (Austia, Graz), 13-17 Sep 2021

Vázquez-López, A., García-Alonso, J., Nahirniak, S., Bartolomé, J., Ramírez-Castellanos, J., Maestre D., Saruhan B., Cremades A. Synthesis and characterization of semiconducting oxide nanoparticles and hybrid composites with energy-related applications. Photonics West 2022 (USA + Online), January 2022

Philippot M. The PEFCR on Batteries: Applicable to a Self-Healing Smartphone Battery?. SETAC EUROPE 32nd Annual Meeting (Copenhagen, Denmark + Online), 15-19 May 2022

Salvador M.A., Degoli E., Ruini A., Magri R. Structural and dynamic properties of pyrrolidinium-based ionic liquid – Li electrolyte solutions. E-MRS (Online), 30 May-3 June 2022

Maji R., Salvador M.A., Degoli E., Ruini A., Magri R. Analysis of Si surface/polymers interface for self-healed next generation Lithium-ion batteries. E-MRS (Online), 30 May-3 June 2022

Schubert T.J.S., Lorenz S., Iliev B. Ionic Liquid-Based Electrolytes for next Generation Batteries. EUCHEM (Greece, Patras), 5-10 June 2022

García-Alonso, J., Nahirniak, S., Maestre D., Saruhan B., Cremades A. Characterization of NNC microparticles with controlled composition for cathodes in Li-ion Batteries. NANO 2022 (Spain, Sevilla), 6-10 June 2022

Nahirniak, S., Yuca N., Guney E., Kelm K., Saruhan B. Synthesis and evaluation of core/shell structured NMC cathode material. NANO 2022 (Spain, Sevilla), 6-10 June 2022.

Salvador M.A., Degoli E., Ruini A., Magri R. Structural and dynamic properties of pyrrolidinium-based ionic liquid – Li electrolyte solutions. NANO 2022 (Spain, Sevilla), 6-10 June 2022

Li C., Bhandary R., Marinow A., Binder W.H. Synthesis and Characterization of Hydrogen Bonded, Self-Healing Polymeric Ionic Liquids as Potential Electrolytes. ICSHM, June 2022.

Katcharava Z., Bhandary R., Marinow A., Binder W.H. Self-healing poly (ionic liquid)-based ionogels as potential electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries. ICSHM, June 2022.

Novel printable and self-healing electrolytes for Li-ion batteries. Bordeaux Polymer Conference, 13-16 June 2022.

Li C., Bhandary R., Marinow A., Binder W.H. Synthesis and characterization of Hydrogen bonded, self-healing polymeric ionic liquids as potential electrolytes. Bordeaux Polymer Conference, 13-16 June 2022.

Dermenci K.B., Dammala P. K., Yadav P. , Kathribail A.R., Van Mierlo J., Berecibar M. A Review on Digitalization Approaches for Battery Manufacturing Processes. 242nd ECS meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, USA (October 9 – 13, 2022). Poster

García-Alonso, J., Nahirniak, S., Maestre D., Saruhan B., Cremades A., Méndez B. NMC microparticles with core-shell structure for cathodes in Li-ion batteries, MRS Fall Meeting 2022 (Boston, USA), 27 November-2 December 2022

Mridha M., García-Alonso, J., Maestre D., Martinez R., Magri R., Méndez B. Ab initio simulations for cathode materials in Li-batteries, MRS Fall Meeting 2022, Boston, USA (27 November – 2 December 2022). Poster

publications prior to start of project funding

Li Y., Abdel Monem M., Gopalakrishnan R., Berecibar M., Nanini-Maury E., Omar N., Van Den Bossche, P. & Van Mierlo, J. (2018). A quick on-line state of health estimation method for Li-ion battery with incremental capacity curves processed by Gaussian filter. Journal of Power Sources 373, 40–53. doi: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2017.10.092

De Sutter L., Berckmans G., Marinaro M., Smekens J., Firouz Y., Mehrens M. W., Van Mierlo J., and Omar N. (2018). Comprehensive Aging Analysis of Volumetric Constrained Lithium-Ion Pouch Cells with High Concentration Silicon-Alloy Anodes. Energies 11 (11): 5–14. doi: 10.3390/en11112948

Yuca Neslihan, Çolak Üner, Liu Gao (2019). Systematic structural characterization of high‐density porous silicon anodes in lithium‐ion batteries. Energy Storage 1(5). doi: 10.1002/est2.78

Bulut Emrah, Güzel Emre, Yuca Neslihan, Taşkın Ömer Suat (2019). Novel approach with polyfluorene/polydisulfide copolymer binder for high‐capacity silicon anode in lithium‐ion batteries. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 137(4). doi: 10.1002/app.48303

Campanella A., Döhler D., Binder W. H. (2018). Self-Healing in Supramolecular Polymers, Macromolecular Rapid Communications 39(17). doi: 10.1002/marc.201700739

Ray A., Roy A., Ghosh M., Ramos-Ramón J.A., Saha S., Pal U., Bhattacharya S.K., Das S. (2019). Study on charge storage mechanism in working electrodes fabricated by sol-gel derived spinel NiMn2O4 nanoparticles for supercapacitor application. Applied Surface Science 463, 513–525. doi: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2018.08.259

Ray A., Roy A., Saha S., Ghosh M., Chowdhury S.R., Maiyalagan T., Bhattacharya S.K., Das S. (2019). Electrochemical Energy Storage Properties of Ni-Mn-Oxide Electrodes for Advance Asymmetric Supercapacitor Application. ACS Langmuir 35, 8257−8267. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b00955

Newell R., Faure-Vincent J., Iliev B., Schubert T., Aradilla D. (2018). A new high performance ionic liquid mixture electrolyte for large temperature range supercapacitor applications (−70 °C to 80 °C) operating at 3.5V cell voltage. Electrochimica Acta 267, 15−19. doi: 10.1016/j.electacta.2018.02.067

Yarali M., Biçer E., Gürsel S., Yürüm A. (2016). Expansion of titanate nanotubes by the use of a surfactant and its improved performance as an anode in Li-ion batteries. Electrochimica Acta 220, 453−464. doi: 10.1016/j.electacta.2016.10.133

P. Dooley, Lithium Battery Cell To Pack Integration For Electric Vehicles, Insights into Novel Solid Materials, their Recyclability and Integration into Li Polymer Batteries for EVs. SOMABAT workshop, Timisoara, 2012 P. Dooley, E. Favre, N. D. Scott, E. Verhaeven, Adaptive learning of SOC applied on LiP battery pack


 Prof. Dr. Maitane Berecibar

Project Coordinator
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Brussel, Belgium
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Dr. Bilge Saruhan-Brings

Dissemination and Exploitation
German Aerospace Center
Cologne, Germany
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Dr. K. Burak Dermenci

Technical Project Coordination
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Brussel, Belgium
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Inès Boursot

Operational Management
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Brussel, Belgium
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