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NMR in battery research

J. M. Stratford, M. Mayo, P. K. Allan, O. Pecher, O. J. Borkiewicz, K. M. Wiaderek, K. W. Chapman, C. J. Pickard, A. J. Morris, C. P. Grey. Investigating Sodium Storage Mechanisms in Tin Anodes: A Combined Pair Distribution Function Analysis, Density Functional Theory and Solid-State NMR Approach. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, in press.


O. Pecher, J. Carretero-González, K. J. Griffith, C. P. Grey. Materials’ Methods: NMR in Battery Research. Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 213.

J. M. Stratford, P. K. Allan, O. Pecher, P. A. Chater, C. P. Grey. Mechanistic insights into sodium storage in hard carbon anodes using local structure probes. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 12430.

O. Pecher, A. Vyalikh, C. P. Grey. Challenges and new opportunities of in situ NMR characterization of electrochemical processes. AIP Conference Proceedings 2016, 1765, 020011.


The  ATMC in situ NMR probe
and eATM ROBOT system

O. Pecher, D. M. Halat, J. Lee, Z. Liu, K. J. Griffith, M. Braun, C. P. Grey. Enhanced efficiency of solid-state NMR investigations of energy materials via the external Automatic Tuning/Matching (eATM) robot. J. Magn. Reson. 2017, 275, 127.

O. Pecher, P. M. Bayley, H. Liu, Z. Liu, N. M. Trease, C. P. Grey. Automatic Tuning Matching Cycler (ATMC) in situ NMR spectroscopy as a novel approach for real-time investigations of Li- and Na-ion batteries. J. Magn. Reson. 2016, 265, 200.


An automatic T/M and goniometer probe

O. Pecher, B. Mausolf, K. Lamberts, D. Oligschläger, C. Niewieszol (née Merkens), U. Englert, F. Haarmann. The Solid Solution Sr1-xBaxGa2: Substitutional Disorder and Chemical Bonding Visited by NMR Spectroscopy and Quantum Mechanical Calculations. Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 13971.

O. Pecher, F. Haarmann. Looking Into Intermetallic Phases. Nachr. Chem. 2013, 61, 1018.

F. Haarmann, K. Koch, P. Jeglič, O. Pecher, H. Rosner, Yu. Grin. NMR Spectroscopy of Intermetallic Compounds: An Experimental and Theoretical Approach to Local Atomic Arrangements in Binary Gallides. Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17(27), 7560.

F. Haarmann, K. Koch, D. Grüner, W. Schnelle, O. Pecher, R. Cardoso-Gil, H. Borrmann, H. Rosner, Yu. Grin. Electronic Structure, Chemical Bonding, and Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy of the Digallides of Ca, Sr, and Ba. Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 1673.

F. Haarmann, M. Armbrüster, Yu. Grin. Local Ordering in the Intermetallic Compound Cu1-xAl2 Studied by NMR Spectroscopy. Chem. Mater. 2007, 19, 1147.


In situ NMR in Macromolecular Science!

H. W. Spiess. 50th Anniversary Perspective: The Importance of NMR Spectroscopy to Macromolecular Science. Macromolecules 2017, 50, 1761.


Pulsed high field NMR

B. Meier, J. Kohlrautz, J. Haase, M. Braun, F. Wolff-Fabris, E. Kampert, T. Herrmannsdörfer, J. Wosnitza. Nuclear magnetic resonance apparatus for pulsed high magnetic fields. Rev. Sci. Instrum. 2012, 83, 085106.



F. Pourpoint, J. Trébosc, R. M. Gauvin, Q. Wang, O. Lafon,F. Deng, J.-P. Amoureux. Measurement of Aluminum–Carbon Distances Using S-RESPDOR NMR Experiments. Chem. Phys. Chem. 2012, 13, 3605.

D. Hirsemann, T. K.-J. Köster, J. Wack, L. van Wüllen, J. Breu, J. Senker. Covalent Grafting to μ-Hydroxy-Capped Surfaces? A Kaolinite Case Study. Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 3152.


Coil developments

S. Leidich, M. Braun, T. Gessner, T. Riemer. Silicon Cylinder Spiral Coil for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Nanoliter Samples. Concepts Magn. Reson. 2009, 35B, 11.