Workshop "Lithium-Sulfur-Batteries" - Program


Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

10:30 Registration
11:00 Session I Materials and cell design

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

09:00 Session II Applications / Trends
13:30 Tour through the labs of the Fraunhofer IWS (optional 1h)

Materials and cell design

Chair: Prof. Dr. Stefan Kaskel, Fraunhofer IWS, TU Dresden

11:00   Welcome and opening
Prof. Dr. Eckhard Beyer (Fraunhofer IWS, TU Dresden)
11:15   Development of lithium-sulfur batteries
Prof. Donghai Wang (The Pennsylvania State University)
12:00   Recent developments on sulfur batteries with silicon anodes and a comparison to commercial available NMC based batteries
Oliver Gröger (Volkswagen AG)
12:30   Cathode design and processing for enhanced Li-S-Batteries
Dr. Holger Althues (Fraunhofer IWS)
13:00   Lunch break
  Solid electrolyte membranes and thin films as polysulfide shuttle barriers for Li/S-cells
Martin R. Busche (Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen)
  Stabilization of sulfur & lithium sulfide cathodes by tuning particle architecture and electrolyte composition
Prof. Gleb Yushin (Georgia Institute of Technology)
15:30   Coffee break
16:00   Structure and morphology of carbon black and graphite
Dr. Dario Cericola (imerys)
16:30   Choosing the cathode binder: how much difference can it make?
Dr. Matthew Lacey (Uppsala University)
17:00   Towards an operational model for the dynamic performance of LiS cells
Dr. Monica Marinescu (Imperial College London)
17:45   Poster session and dinner at Fraunhofer IWS

Chair: Dr. Holger Althues, Fraunhofer IWS

09:00   Anodes for lithium-based batteries – how difficult could this be?
Prof. Kristina Edström (Uppsala University)
09:45   Better or worse than lithium? – A research overview on low temperature sodium-sulfur batteries
Dr. Philipp Adelhelm (Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen)
10:15   Coffee break
10:45   Lithium sulfur vs. lithium ion - chances and challenges
Dr. Stefan Koller (VARTA Micro Innovation GmbH)
11:15   Li-S cells – requirements for high energy density compared to the state-of-the-art, and Li-S cell safety tests
Dr. Markus Hagen (Fraunhofer ICT)
11:45   Li-S batteries for space applications & Materials Research at OXIS Energy
Sebastien Desilani (Oxis Energy LTD)
12:15   Concluding remarks
Prof. Dr. Stefan Kaskel (Fraunhofer IWS, TU Dresden)
12:30   Lunch break
13:30   Tour through the labs of the Fraunhofer IWS (optional 1h)

Keynote speaker:

Prof. Kristina Edström
(Uppsala University)

Prof. Gleb Yushin
(Georgia Institute of Technology)

Prof. Donghai Wang (The Pennsylvania State University)