Hyperfine Interactions

, Volume 206, Issue 1–3, pp 35–46 | Cite as

How Mössbauer spectroscopy can improve Li-ion batteries

  • Pierre-Emmanuel LippensEmail author
  • Mohammed El Khalifi
  • Mohamad Chamas
  • Alexis Perea
  • Moulay-Tahar Sougrati
  • Costana Ionica-Bousquet
  • Laurent Aldon
  • Josette Olivier-Fourcade
  • Jean-Claude Jumas


In the domain of Li-ion batteries, Mössbauer spectroscopy is mainly used for the characterization of electrode materials and the analysis of electrochemical reactions. Depending on the properties under investigation, different approaches are often considered, which are based on ex situ, in situ and operando measurements. The specific electrochemical cells and sample preparations used for such measurements are described in this paper. Applications to selected examples of cathode and anode materials are presented in order to show how Mössbauer spectroscopy, when associated with other techniques, provides essential information to understand the mechanisms and improves the performances of Li-ion batteries.


Mössbauer spectroscopy In situ Operando Li-ion batteries Electrode materials  LiFePO4 Tin Intermetallics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre-Emmanuel Lippens
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mohammed El Khalifi
    • 1
  • Mohamad Chamas
    • 1
  • Alexis Perea
    • 1
  • Moulay-Tahar Sougrati
    • 1
  • Costana Ionica-Bousquet
    • 1
  • Laurent Aldon
    • 1
  • Josette Olivier-Fourcade
    • 1
  • Jean-Claude Jumas
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut Charles Gerhardt, UMR CNRS 5253, Equipe Agrégats Interface et Matériaux pour l’EnergieUniversité Montpellier 2Montpellier Cedex 5France

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