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Recent News

Our work is featured on the inside cover of Materials Today!

Our research “A carbonate-free, sulfone-based electrolyte for high-voltage Li-ion batteries” is featured on the inside cover of Materials Today. Congrats to Judith! Cover Credit: Emil Kim

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UCSD Alumni Magazine has Featured Our Work!

Congrats to Cyrus! More information see link.

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Our Cryo-EM Work was High-Lighted by Joule

Our work regarding the application of cryo-em for battery was high-lighted by Joule. Congrats to Xuefeng! More information see linkĀ .

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About LESC

The goal of the Laboratory for Energy Storage and Conversion (LESC), at the University of California San Diego Nanoengineering department, is to design and develop new functional nanomaterials and nanostructures for advanced energy storage and conversion applications. Conversion of raw materials into usable energy and storage of the energy produced are common aspects of everyday life. The development of new materials to improve upon current capabilities is a key technological challenge of the 21st century. Advances will allow smaller more powerful batteries and will provide a greater ability to harness more sustainable energy sources. Our research focuses on the direct integration of novel experimental techniques with ab initio computation methods for rational materials characterization and design.

 

 

Contact

Phone: (858) 822-4247 

Fax: (858) 534-9553 

e-mail: shirleymeng@ucsd.edu

Location

Structural and Materials Engineering

SME Building, MC 0448

9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla, CA 92093

Office: SME 242G

Lab: SME 310 and 312

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