Dr. Johannes Sicklinger

Research Field

Li-Ion Battery Research, operando infrared spectroscopy, cathode active materials, overlithiated layered oxides

  • Post-synthetic treatment of overlithiated layered oxides
  • Rate capability, life-time and impedance testing in half cells and full cells (graphite)
  • Electrolyte solvent stability testing via operando infrared spectroscopy
  • DRIFTS method development

Scientific Contribution


J. Sicklinger, M. Metzger, H. Beyer, D. Pritzl, H. A. Gasteiger, Ambient Storage Derived Surface Contamination of NCM811 and NCM111: Performance Implications and Mitigation Strategies,  J. Electrochem. Soc., 2019, 166(12), A2322-A2335 (Open Access) - DOI

H. Beyer, M. Metzger, J. Sicklinger, X. Wu, K.U. Schwenke, H.A. Gasteiger, Antimony Doped Tin Oxide–Synthesis, Characterization and Application as Cathode Material in Li-O2 Cells: Implications on the Prospect of Carbon-Free Cathodes for Rechargeable Lithium-Air Batteries, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 164 (2017), p. A1026 - A1036

M. Metzger, J. Sicklinger, D. Haering, C. Kavakli, C. Stinner, C. Marino, H. A. Gasteiger, Carbon Coating Stability on High-Voltage Cathode Materials in H2O-Free and H2O-Containing Electrolyte,  Journal of The Electrochemical Society 162 (2015), p. A1227-A1235 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1149/2.0461507jes)

M. Metzger, C. Marino, J. Sicklinger, D. Haering, H. A. Gasteiger, Anodic Oxidation of Conductive Carbon and Ethylene Carbonate in High-Voltage Li-Ion Batteries Quantified by On-Line Electrochemical Mass Spectrometry, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 162 (2015), p. A1123-A1134 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1149/2.0951506jes)

K. Fominykh, J. M. Feckl, J. Sicklinger, M. Döblinger, S. Böcklein, J. Ziegler, L. Peter, J. Rathousky, T. Bein, D. Fattakhova-Rohlfing, Ultrasmall dispersible crystalline nickel oxide nanoparticles as high performance catalysts for electrochemical water splitting, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, 24 (2014) 21, p.3123-3129 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201303600)

S. Böcklein, S. Günther, R. Reichelt, R. Wyrwich, M. Joas, C. Hettstedt, M. Ehrensperger, J. Sicklinger, J. Wintterlin, Detection and quantification of steady-state ethylene oxide formation over an Ag(1 1 1) single crystal, Journal of Catalysis, 299 (2013), 129-136 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcat.2012.12.005)

Oral/poster presentation

Reactivity of Layered Oxides with CO2 and Moisture / Sicklinger, J. ; Beyer, H. ; Hartmann, L. ; Sedlmeier, C. ; Pritzl, D. ; Riewald, F. ; Gasteiger, H. A. / Americas International Meeting on Electrochemistry and Solid State Science, Cancún, Mexiko, 30th September – 4th October 2018 (https://ecs.confex.com/ecs/aimes2018/webprogram/Paper113380.html)

J. Sicklinger, K. U. Schwenke, N. Zensen, H. A. Gasteiger, Single-Solvent Electrolytes for Lithium-Ion Batteries Studied By Operando Diffusive Reflectance Infrared Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, 18th International Meeting on Lithium Batteries, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 19th-24th July 2016 (https://ecs.confex.com/ecs/imlb2016/webprogram/Paper78199.html)