Advanced Batteries Research Laboratory

PUBLICATIONS

2023

50. Sungjemmenla, Chhail Bihari Soni, S. K. Vineeth and Vipin Kumar, Chemically Tuned Nitrogen-doped Sulfur Host for a Reversible and Stable Room-temperature Sodium-Sulfur Batteries, Journal of Energy Storage , Accepted (2023)
49. Chhail Bihari Soni, Sungjemmenla, and Vipin Kumar, Excess of Oxygen-vacancies in H2MoO5 Enable a High-performance Quasi-solid Polymeric Supercapacitor Device, Materials Today Electronics , Accepted (2023)
48. S. K. Vineeth, Chhail Bihari Soni, Sungjemmenla, Sanjaykumar C., Yusuke Yamauchi, Minsu Han, and Vipin Kumar, A quasi-solid state polymer electrolyte for high-rate and long-life sodium-metal batteries, Journal of Energy Storage , Accepted (2023)
47. Deepanshu Sharma, Sungjemmenla, Dheeraj Kumar, Devender Takhar, Balaji Birajdar, Vipin Kumar, Neeraj Khare, Stable metal-organic framework (MOF) integrated BCZT for improved photo-electrochemical water splitting, Materials Science and Engineering: B , Accepted (2023) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mseb.2023.116769.
46. Chhail Bihari Soni, Saheb Bera, Sungjemmenla, Vineeth S.K., Hemant Kumar and Vipin Kumar, Novel Organic Molecule Enabling a Highly-stable and Reversible Sodium Metal anode for Room-temperature Sodium-Metal Batteries, Journal of Energy Storage , Accepted (2023) DOI.org/10.1016/j.est.2023.108132,
45. P Mohana Sundaram, Chhail Bihari Soni, Sungjemmenla, Vineeth S.K., CSK Sanjay and Vipin Kumar, Reviving Bipolar Construction to Design and Develop High-energy Sodium-ion batteries, Journal of Energy Storage, 63, 107139, 2023 ,
44. Chhail Bihari Soni, Sungjemmenla, Vineeth S.K., CSK Sanjay and Vipin Kumar, Patterned Interlayer Enables a Highly-stable and Reversible Sodium Metal Anode for Sodium-metal Batteries, Sustainable Energy & Fuels , Accepted (2023), DOI.org/10.1002/ente.202200742

2022

43. Chhail Bihari Soni, Nitika Arya, Sungjemmenla, Vineeth S.K., Viswanath Balakrishnan and Vipin Kumar, Micro-architectures of Carbon Nanotubes for Reversible Na Plating/Stripping towards the Development of Room-temperature Na-S Batteries, Energy Technology Accepted (2022), DOI:10.1002/ente.202200742
42. S. K. Vineeth, Mike Tebyetekerwa, Hanwen Liu, Chhail Bihari Soni, Sungjemmenla, X. S. Zhao*, Vipin Kumar* “Progress in Developing Solid-state Electrolytes for Reversible Room-temperature Sodium-Sulfur Batteries, Materials Advances , Accepted (2022)
41. Sungjemmenla, S. K. Vineeth, Chhail Bihari Soni, Vipin Kumar,* Zhi Wei Seh,* “Understanding the Cathode-Electrolyte Interphase in Lithium-Ion Batteries, Energy Technology , Accepted (2022)
40. Alex Yong Sheng Eng,† Chhailbihari Soni,† Vineeth S. K., Yanwei Lum, Edwin Khoo, Zhenpeng Yao, Jun Lu, Christopher S. Johnson, Christopher Wolverton, Vipin Kumar, Zhi Wei Seh,* “Theory-guided experimental design in battery materials research, Science Advances , Accepted (2022), (Impact factor 14.14)

2021

39. Zeyu Deng, Vipin Kumar, Felix T. Bölle, Fernando Caro, Alejandro A. Francod, Ivano E. Castelli, Pieremanuele Canepa, and Zhi Wei Seh “Towards Autonomous High-Throughput Multiscale Modelling of Battery Interfaces, Energy & Environmental Science , Accepted (2021), (Impact factor 38.5)
38. Sungjemmenla, Chhail Bihari Soni, Vineeth S. K., Vipin Kumar, “Exploration of the Unique Structural Chemistry of Sulfur Cathode for High Energy Rechargeable Beyond-Li Batteries, Advanced Energy and Sustainability Research , Accepted (2021)
37. Vineeth S. K., Chhail Bihari Soni, Yongming Sun, Vipin Kumar, and Zhi Wei Seh “Implications of Na-Ion Solvation on Na Anode-Electrolyte Interphase, Trends in Chemistry , Accepted (2021), (Impact factor 24.03)
36. Chhail Bihari Soni, Vipin Kumar, and Zhi Wei Seh “Guiding uniform sodium deposition through host modification for sodium metal batteries, Batteries & Supercaps , Accepted (2021), 10.1002/batt.202100207, (Impact factor 7.09)
35. Chhail Bihari Soni, Sungjemmenla, Vineeth S. K., Vipin Kumar, “Challenges in Regulating the Interfacial-chemistry of the Sodium-metal Anode for Room-temperature Sodium-Sulfur Batteries, Energy Storage , 2021, 10.1002/est2.264
34. Sungjemmenla, Chhail Bihari Soni, Vineeth S. K., Vipin Kumar, “Unveiling the physiochemical aspects of the matrix in improving sulfur-loading for room-temperature sodium–sulfur batteries, Materials Advances , 2021, https://doi.org/10.1039/D1MA00247C
33. Alex Yong Sheng Eng, Vipin Kumar*,Yiwen Zhang, Jianmin Luo, Wenyu Wang, Yongming Sun, Weiyang Li, and Zhi Wei Seh “Room-Temperature Sodium-Sulfur Batteries and Beyond: Realizing Practical High Energy Systems through Anode, Cathode, and Electrolyte Engineering, Advanceded Energy Materials , 2021, Accepted (Impact factor 25.3) (*equal contribution)
32. Sungjemmenla, Chhail Bihari Soni, Vipin Kumar, “Recent Advances in Cathode Engineering to Enable Reversible Room-temperature Aluminium-Sulfur Batteries, Nanoscale Advances , 2021, Accepted (Impact factor 4.3)

2020

31. D.-T. Nguyen, A. Y. S. Eng, M.-F. Ng, V. Kumar, Z. Sofer, A. D. Handoko, G. S. Subramanian, Z. W. Seh, “A High-Performance Magnesium Triflate-Based Electrolyte for Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries, Cell Report Physical Sciences , 2020, Accepted (Impact factor xx)
30. Alex Yong Sheng Eng, Dan-Thien Nguyen, Vipin Kumar, Gomathy Sandhya Subramanian, Man-Fai Ng,Zhi Wei Seha,Tailoring Binder-Cathode Interactions for Long-Life Room-Temperature SodiumSulfur Batteries, Journal of Materials Chemistry A , 2020, Impact factor 11.3)
29. Vipin Kumar, * Jingwei Chen, Shaohui Li, Sebastian Matz, Venkateswarlu Bhavanasi, § Kaushik Parida, Katharina Al-Shamery and Pooi See Lee, Tri-rutile Layered Niobium-Molybdates for all Solid-State Symmetric Supercapacitor, Journal of Materials Chemistry A , 2020 (DOI: 10.1039/d0ta03678a) (*corresponding author)(Impact factor: 11.3)
28. Pengfei Wang, Zhe Gong, Ke Ye, Vipin Kumar, Kai Zhu, Linna Sha, Jun Yan, Jinling Yin, Kui Cheng, Guiling Wang, Dianxue Cao “Design and construction of a three‐dimensional electrode with biomass‐derived carbon current collector and water‐soluble binder for high‐sulfur‐loading lithium‐sulfur batteries” Carbon Energy , 2020, doi.org/10.1002/cey2.49
27. Vipin Kumar, Yong Wang, Alex Yong Sheng Eng, Man-Fai Ng, Zhi Wei Seh “An artificial metal-alloy interphase for high-rate and long-life sodium–sulfur batteries” Energy Storage Materials , 2020, 29, 1-8 (impact factor:15.9)
26. Vipin Kumar, Yong Wang, Alex Yong Sheng Eng, Man-Fai Ng, Zhi Wei Seh “A Biphasic Interphase Design Enables High Performance in Room-Temperature Sodium–Sulfur Batteries” Cell Reports Physical Science , 2020, 1, 100044

2019

25. Vipin Kumar* and Kai Zhu, Horizons Community Board Collection – Progress and Development in Advanced Energy Storage Technologies, Materials Horizons (impact factor: 14.5), 2019, DOI: 10.1039/c9mh90049g (*corresponding author)
24. Kaushik Parida, Vipin Kumar, Wang Jiangxin, Venkateswarlu Bhavanasi, Ramaraju Bendi, Pooi See Lee, Highly Transparent, Stretchable, and Self-Healing Ionic Skin Triboelectric Nanogenerator for energy harvesting and touch applications, Advanced Materials , 2017, DOI:10.1002/adma.201702181 (impact factor:27.4)
23. Vipin Kumar, Liang Liu, Venkateswarlu Bhavanasi, Daniel Mandler, Pooi See Lee, Localized Charge Transfer in Two Dimensional MoO3” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces , 2017, 9, 32, 27045, DOI:10.1021/acsami.7b09641 (impact factor: 8.3)
22. Vipin Kumar, Sangbaek Park, kaushik Parids, Venkateswarlu Bhavanasi, and Pooi See Lee, “Multi-responsive Supercapacitor: Smart Solution to store Electrical energy” Materials Today Energy , 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.mtener.2017.03.004
21. Vipin Kumar, Sebastian Matz, Dirk Hoogestraat, Venkateswarlu Bhavanasi, Katharina Al-Shamery and Pooi See Lee “Design of Mixed-metal Silver Decamolybdate nanostructures for high specific Energies at high Power density” Cheminform abstract , Oct, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/chin.201644008 (selected in Cheminform abstract)
20. Vipin Kumar, Sebastian Matz, Dirk Hoogestraat, Venkateswarlu Bhavanasi, Katharina Al-Shamery and Pooi See Lee “Design of Mixed-metal Silver Decamolybdate nanostructures for high specific Energies at high Power density” Advanced Materials , 2016, 28, 6966. 10.1002/adma.201601158, (Impact factor: 27.4)
19. Ramaraju Bendi, Vipin Kumar, Venkateswarlu Bhavanasi, Kaushik Parida, Pooi See Lee, “Metal Organic Framework Derived Metal Phosphates as electrode materials for supercapacitor” Advance Energy Materials , 2016, 6, 1501833 (10.1002/aenm.201501833), (Impact factor: 22.1)
18. Venkateswarlu Bhavanasi, Vipin Kumar, Kaushik Parida, JainXin Wang, Pooi See Lee “Enhanced Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Performance of Flexible PVDF-TrFE Bi-layer Films with Graphene Oxide” Applied Materials & Interfaces , 2016, 8, 521-529. (Impact factor: 8.3)
17. Vipin Kumar, Xu Wang and Pooi See Lee “Formation of hexagonal-molybdenum trioxide (h-MoO3) nanostructures and their pseudocapacitive behavior” Nanoscale , 2015, 7, 11777. (Impact factor: 7.4)
16. Vipin Kumar and Pooi See Lee “Redox active Polyaniline-h-MoO3 Hollow Nanorods for Improved Pseudocapacitive Performance” J. Phys. Chem. C , 2015, 119, 9041. (Impact factor: 4.7)
15. Vipin Kumar, Xu Wang and Pooi See Lee “Oxygen Ions Mediated Pseudocapacitive Charge Storage in Molybdenum Trioxide Nanobelts” ChemNanoMat , 2015 (DOI: 10.1002/cnma.201500045) (Impact factor: 3.2)
14. Vipin Kumar, Journal cover image, issue 6, 2015, “Oxygen Ions Mediated Pseudocapacitive Charge Storage in Molybdenum Trioxide Nanobelts” ChemNanoMat , 2015 (DOI: 10.1002/cnma.201500045)
13. Vipin Kumar, Afriyanti Sumboja, Jiangxin Wang, Venkateswarlu Bhavanasi, Viet Cuong Nguyen, and Pooi See Lee “Topotactic Phase Transformation of Hexagonal MoO3 to Layered MoO3-II and Its Two-Dimensional (2D) Nanosheets” Chem. Mater., 2014, 26, 5533. (Impact factor: 9.9)
12. Vipin Kumar, Xu Wang and Pooi See Lee “Synthesis of pyramidal and prismatic hexagonal MoO3 nanorods using thiourea” Crystal Engineering and Communication , 2013, 15, 7663. (Impact factor: 4.2)
11. Renbing Wu, Danping Wang, Vipin Kumar, Kun Zhou, Wing Keung Law, Pooi See Lee, Jun Lou, Zhong Chen, “MOFs-Derived Copper Sulfides Embedded within Porous Carbon Octahedra for Electrochemical Capacitor Application” ChemCommun., 2015, 51, 3109. (Impact factor: 6.8)
10. Kenji Jianzhi Chee, Vipin Kumar, Cuong VietNguyen, Jiangxin Wang and Pooi See Lee, “Polymer Light emitting electrochemical blends based on selection of Li-salts with low turn-on voltage” J. Physical Chemistry C., 2016, (Accepted, In press). (Impact factor: 4.7)
9. Sudheer Kumar, Vipin Kumar, Trilok Singh, A. Hähnel, R. Singh“The effect of deposition time on the structural and optical properties of ß-Ga2O3 nanowires grown using CVD technique” Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 2014, 16. (Impact factor: 2.8)
8. Jian Yan, Afriyanti Sumboja, Xu Wang, Chaopeng Fu, Vipin Kumar, Pooi See Lee “Insight on the Fundamental Capacitive Behavior:A Case Study of MnO2” Small, 2014, 2. (Impact factor: 8.4)
7. Jian Yan, Liping Yang, Mengqi Cui, Xu Wang, Kenji Jianzhi Chee, Viet Coung Nguyen, Vipin Kumar, Afriyanti Sumboja, Ming Wang, Pooi See Lee,”Aniline Tetramer‐Graphene Oxide Composites for High Performance Supercapacitors “ Adv. Energy Mater. 2014, 4. (Impact factor: 22.1)
6. Cai Guofa, Cui Mengqi, Vipin Kumar, Peter Darmawan, Wang Jiangxin, Xu Wang, Alice Eh, Qian Kai and Pooi See Lee, “Ultra large optical modulation of electrochromic porous WO3 film and the local monitoring of redox activity” Chemical Science, 2016, 7, 1373. (Impact factor: 9.2)
5. Kaushik Parida, Venkateswarlu Bhavanasi, Vipin Kumar, Jiangxin Wang and Pooi See Lee “Fast charging self powered electric double layer capacitor”, Journal of Power Sources, 2016, (Accepted)(Impact factor: 6.2) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.11.083
4. Kaushik Parida, Venkateswarlu Bhavanasi, Vipin Kumar, Ramaraju Bendi and Pooi See Lee “Self Powered Pressure Sensor for Ultra large range pressure detection”, Nano Research, 2017, (Accepted)(Impact factor: 8.8), DOI: 10.1007/s12274-017-1567-6
3. Jingwei Chen, ShaoYi, Vipin Kumar, Lee Pooi See “Carbon coated Bimetallic Sulfide Nanocubes as Advanced Sodium Ion Battery Anode” Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, (Accepted, in press, impact factor: 16.1), DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201700180 (Impact factor: 22.1)
2. Jinwoo Park, Vipin Kumar, Xu Wang, Pooi-See Lee, Woong Kim “Investigation of Charge Transfer Kinetics at Carbon/Hydroquinone Interfaces for Redox-Active-Electrolyte Supercapacitors” ACS Applied Materials Interfaces, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b06863 (Impact factor: 8.3)
1. Yi Zhan, Ming Rui Joel Tan, Xing Cheng, Wei Ming Alvin Tan, Guo Fa Cai, Jing Wei Chen, Vipin Kumar Shlomo Magdassi and Pooi See Lee “Ti-Doped WO3 synthesized by a facile wet bath method for improved electrochromism” J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7TC02456H

BOOK CHAPTERS

10. Vipin Kumar "Conclusion and Prospects" Room-temperature Sodium-Sulfur Batteries: Anode, Cathode and Electrolyte Design, CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group (2023)
9. Chhail Bihari Soni, Sanjay Kumar C and Vipin Kumar "Other Sodium Metal-Based Rechargeable Battery Technologies: A Brief Introduction to Sodium Dual Ion Batteries" Room-temperature Sodium-Sulfur Batteries: Anode, Cathode and Electrolyte Design, CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group (2023)
8. Sanjay Kumar C, Rahul Singh, Rajendra Singh and Vipin Kumar "Sodium sulfur batteries: similarities and differences with Lithium-sulfur battery" Room-temperature Sodium-Sulfur Batteries: Anode, Cathode and Electrolyte Design, CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group (2023)
7. Chhail Bihari Soni, Sungjemmenla and Vipin Kumar "Analytical Techniques to Probe Room-Temperature Sodium-Sulfur Batteries" Room-temperature Sodium-Sulfur Batteries: Anode, Cathode and Electrolyte Design, CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group (2023)
6. Vineeth S. K. and Vipin Kumar "Electrolytes for room-temperature sodium-sulfur batteries: A holistic approach to understand solvation" Room-temperature Sodium-Sulfur Batteries: Anode, Cathode and Electrolyte Design, CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group (2023)
5. Sungjemmenla, Vineeth S. K., and Vipin Kumar "Sulfur Cathode: Progress in the Development of sulfur cathode" Room-temperature Sodium-Sulfur Batteries: Anode, Cathode and Electrolyte Design, CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group (2023)
4. Chhail Bihari Soni and Vipin Kumar "Sodium metal anode: Past, Present, and Future of sodium metal anode" Room-temperature Sodium-Sulfur Batteries: Anode, Cathode and Electrolyte Design, CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group (2023)
3. Vineeth S. K. and Vipin Kumar "Introduction to Sodium-Sulfur Batteries" Room-temperature Sodium-Sulfur Batteries: Anode, Cathode and Electrolyte Design, CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group (2023)
2. Deepak Saini, Rajendra Singh and Vipin Kumar "A Suitable Battery Technology to Integrate with Solar Photovoltaic Panels for Residential Applications", Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering Springer Nature (2023)
1. Satish Kumar, Ramaraju Bendi and Vipin Kumar "Introduction to 3D Printing Technology", 3D printable Gel-inks for Tissue Engineering, Springer Nature (2021)

REFERENCE/TEXT BOOKS EDITED

1. Vipin Kumar "Room-temperature Sodium-Sulfur Batteries: Anode, Cathode and Electrolyte Design" CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group (2023) (DOI: 10.1201/9781003388067) (https://tinyurl.com/y59vyb22)