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How batteries will power the future – with The Faraday Institution and the Royal Institution

Find out more about how batteries will power the future, with FutureCat’s lead, Prof Louis Piper, of Warwick Manufacturing Group.
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The science inside lithium-ion batteries – with the Faraday Institution and Royal Institution

Have a look at a recent video featuring FutureCat’s lead, Prof Louis Piper, explaining the science inside lithium-ion batteries.
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WMG Professor leads next phase of key research project

In 2023, WMG at the University of Warwick, received a share of £19 million from the Faraday Institution – the UK’s flagship institute for electrochemical energy storage research.  The funding was allocated
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£19 Million Committed to Battery Research – Faraday Institution News Release

FutureCat – High nickel content, high performance cathode materials  FutureCat is targeting step-changes in:  Understanding novel redox processes as a route to stabilise both high capacity, high performance, nickel rich and emerging cathodes. The project
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Professor Serena Cussen features in Royal Society of Chemistry podcast ‘Could batteries help solve the climate emergency?’

Professor Serena Cussen talks with actor and broadcaster Robert Llewlleyn and RSC host Dr Alex Lathbridge, about Robert's battery-powered home and passion for the future of electric vehicles, and hear
Two experimental phases of LiFeSO4F reproduced computational by AIRSS, along with many other polymorphs.
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Accelerating cathode material discovery through ab initio random searching feature

In this article, FutureCat researchers Dr. Bonan Zhu, Dr. Ziheng Lu, Prof. Chris J. Pickard, along with Prof. David O. Scanlon demonstrate that ab initio random structure searching (AIRSS) is
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Professor Serena Cussen features in Radio 4 series – ‘Electric Ride’

Professor Serena Cussen talks about the search for new batteries for electric cars in Radio 4's Electric Ride programme. In this Radio 4 series, Peter Curran travels from Lands’ End
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Ab initio random structure searching empowers cathode material discovery for batteries

FutureCat researchers Dr Ziheng Lu and Professor Chris Pickard at Cambridge, along with Dr Bonan Zhu and Professor David Scanlon at UCL developed a computational framework for battery cathode exploration
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Path to net zero: Professor Cussen advises parliamentarians on battery technologies

Professor Cussen (née Corr) appeared with three other academics as part of its inquiry into the role of battery and fuel cell technologies in achieving the UK’s target of reaching net
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