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Chi Cheung Su

Assistant Chemist

I am an organic chemist specified in electrolyte chemistry.

Biography

Dr. Chi Cheung Su is an Assistant Chemist at ANL and the PI or Co-PI of several DOE-funded or company-funded energy storage research projects. He possesses more than 14 years of experience in the synthesis and characterization of organic compounds, as well as more than 7 years of experience in electrolyte and electrode research covering the development of new salts, solvents, additives as well as fundamental understanding of electrolyte-electrode interfacial chemistry. Dr. Su has published over 30 papers in high impact peer-reviewed journals and holds over 10 patents and/or patent applications pending related to electrolyte applications.

Education/training

2008-2014 Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Brown University

2004-2008 B.S. in Chemistry, Tsinghua University

Selected Granted Patents

  1. Su, C. C.; Amine, K.; He, M. Electrolytes for lithium batteries. United States Patent US 20200235430.
  2. Su, C. C.; Amine, K.; He, M. Non-aqueous electrolytes for lithium batteries. United States Patent US 20200044285.
  3. Su, C. C.; Amine, K.; He, M. Electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries. United States Patent US 20200235429.
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Selected Publications

  1. Su, C.-C.; He, M.; Redfern, P. C.; Curtiss, L. A.; Shkrob, I. A.; Zhang, Z., Oxidatively Stable Fluorinated Sulfone Electrolytes for High Voltage High Energy Lithium-Ion Batteries. Energy Environ. Sci. 2017, 10, 900.
  2. Su, C.-C.; He, M.; Peebles, C.; Zeng, L.; Tornheim, A.; Liao, C.; Zhang, L.; Wang, J.; Wang, Y.; Zhang, Z., Functionality Selection Principle for High Voltage Lithium-ion Battery Electrolyte Additives. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9, 30686.
  3. Su, C. C.; He, M.; Amine, R.; Chen, Z.; Amine, K., Internally Referenced DOSY-NMR: A Novel Analytical Method in Revealing the Solution Structure of Lithium-Ion Battery Electrolytes. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2018, 9, 3714.
  4. Su, C.-C.; He, M.; Amine, R.; Rojas, T.; Cheng, L.; Ngo, A. T.; Amine, K., Solvating power series of electrolyte solvents for lithium batteries. Energy Environ. Sci. 2019, 12, 1249.
  5. Su, C.-C.; He, M.; Shi, J.; Amine, R.; Rojas, T.; Cheng, L.; Ngo, A. T.; Amine, K., Principle in Developing Novel Fluorinated Sulfone Electrolyte for High Voltage Lithium-ion Batteries. Energy Environ. Sci. 2021, 14, 3029.