Johannes Wandt

Research Field

Li-ion battery and metal-oxygen battery research, operando characterization

  • Lithium plating and lithium dendrite formation on graphite and metal anodes
  • Transition metal dissolution and deposition in Li-ion cells
  • Mechanistic understanding of aprotic metal-oxygen batteries
  • Operando/in-situ techniques: Electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR), x-ray absorption (XAS), neutron diffraction, on-line electrochemical mass spectrometry (OEMS)

Scientific Contribution


Aging Behavior of Lithium Iron Phosphate Based 18650-type Cells Studied with Non-Destructive Neutron Diffraction / Paul, N. § ; Wandt, J. § ; Seidlmayer, S. ; Schebesta, S. ; Mühlbauer, M. ; Dolotko, H. ; Gasteiger, H. A. ; Gilles, R. / J. Power Sources., 2017, 345, 85- 96  (§ Equal Contribution)- DOI

Transition metal dissolution and deposition in Li-ion batteries investigated by operando x-ray absorption spectroscopy, J. Wandt, A. Freiberg, R. Thomas, Y. Gorlin, A. Siebel, R. Jung, H. A. Gasteiger, M. Tromp, Journal of Material Chemistry A, 2016, 4, 18300-18305.

Singlet Oxygen Formation During the Charging Process of an Aprotic Lithium-Oxygen Battery, J. Wandt, P. Jakes, J. Granwehr, H. A. Gasteiger, R.-A. Eichel, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2016, 55, 6892-6895.

Operando Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy – Formation of Mossy Lithium on Lithium Anodes During Charge/Discharge Cycling, J. Wandt, C. Marino, H. A. Gasteiger, P. Jakes, R.-A. Eichel, J. Granwehr, Energy & Environmental Science, 2015, 8, 1358-1367.

Stability of a Pyrrolidonium-Based Ionic Liquid in Li-O2 Cells, M. Piana, J. Wandt, S. Meini, I. Buchberger, N. Tsiouvaras, H. A. Gasteiger, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2014, 161, A1992-A2001.


Oral/poster presentation

231st Meeting of The Electrochemical Society (May 28-June 1st, 2017) in New Orleans (USA); Abstract #99117.

PRiME 2016 (October 02-07, 2016) in Honolulu (USA); # A05-0863.

PRiME 2016 (October 02-07, 2016) in Honolulu (USA); # A03-0319.

Electrochemistry 2016 (September 28th, 2016) in Goslar (Germany); #6244-14088.

2016 German Israeli Battery School (April 03-06, 2016) in Munich (Germany).

226th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society (May 24-28, 2015) in Chicago (USA); Abstract #652. §2014 German Israeli Battery School (October 27-31, 2014) in Tel Aviv (Israel).

Electrochemistry 2012 (September 17-19, 2012) in Munich (Germany); poster.