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Journal Manuscripts
2020
A residual performance methodology to evaluate multifunctional systems
W Johannisson, SN Nguyen, G Lindbergh, D Zenkert, ES Greenhalgh, MSP Shaffer, ARJ Kucernak
Multifunctional Materials, Volume: 3, Number: 2, Article: 025002 (2020)
10.1088/2399-7532/ab8e95
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Performance of Bicontinuous Structural Electrolytes
V Tu, LE Asp, N Shirshova, F Larsson, K Runesson, R Jänicke
Multifunctional Materials, Volume: 3, Number: 2, Article: 025001 (2020)
10.1088/2399-7532/ab8d9b
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Shape-morphing carbon fiber composite using electrochemical actuation
W Johannisson, R Harnden, D Zenkert, G Lindbergh
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America [PNAS], Volume: 117, Number: 14, Pages: 7658-7664 (2020)
10.1073/pnas.1921132117
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Predicting the compaction of hybrid multilayer woven composite reinforcement stacks
M Valkova, DB Anthony, ARJ Kucernak, MSP Shaffer, ES Greenhalgh
Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, Volume: 133, Article: 105851 (2020)
10.1016/j.compositesa.2020.105851
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Performance analysis framework for structural battery composites in electric vehicles
D Carlstedt, LE Asp
Composites Part B: Engineering, Volume: 186, Article: 107822 (2020)
10.1016/j.compositesb.2020.107822
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Characterization of the adhesive properties between structural battery electrolytes and carbon fibers
J Xu, W Johannisson, M Johansen, F Liu, D Zenkert, G Lindbergh, LE Asp
Composites Science and Technology, Volume: 188, Article: 107962 (2020)
10.1016/j.compscitech.2019.107962
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Determination of transverse and shear moduli of single carbon fibres
S Duan, F Liu, T Pettersson, C Creighton, LE Asp
Carbon, Volume: 158, Pages:772-782 (2020)
10.1016/j.carbon.2019.11.054
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Damage-tolerant, laminated structural supercapacitor composites enabled by integration of carbon nanotube fibres
M Rana, Y Ou, C Meng, F Sket, C González, JJ Vilatela
Multifunctional Materials, Volume: 3, Number: 1, Article: 015001 (2020)
10.1088/2399-7532/ab686d
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2019
Optimized microstructures for multifunctional structural electrolytes
C Lee, ES Greenhalgh, MSP Shaffer, A Panesar
Multifunctional Materials, Volume: 2, Number: 4, Article: 045001 (2019)
10.1088/2399-7532/ab47ed
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High rate hybrid MnO2@CNT fabric anodes for Li-ion batteries: properties and a lithium storage mechanism study by in situ synchrotron X-ray scattering
M Rana, V Sai Avvaru, N Boaretto,VA de la Peña O'Shea, R Marcilla, V Etacher, JJ Vilatela
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Volume: 7, Issue: 46, Pages: 26596-26606 (2019)
10.1039/c9ta08800h
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Prospective life cycle assessment of a structural battery
M Zackrisson, C Jönsson, W Johannisson, K Fransson, S Posner, D Zenkert, G Lindbergh
Sustainability, Volume: 11, Issue: 20 (2019)
10.3390/su11205679
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Mechanical and physical performance of carbon aerogel reinforced carbon fibre hierarchical composites
SN Nguyen, DB Anthony, H Qian, C Yue, A Singh, A Bismarck, MSP Shaffer, ES Greenhalgh
Composites Science and Technology, Volume: 182, Article: 107720 (2019)
10.1016/j.compscitech.2019.107720
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Model of a structural battery and its potential for system level mass savings
W Johannisson, D Zenkert, G Lindbergh
Multifunctional Materials, Volume: 2, Number: 3, Article: 035002 (2019)
10.1088/2399-7532/ab3bdd
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A perspective on high-performance CNT fibres for structural composites
A Mikhalchan, JJ Vilatela
Carbon, Volume: 150, Pages: 191-215 (2019)
10.1016/j.carbon.2019.04.113
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Thermal and diffusion induced stresses in a structural battery under galvanostatic cycling
D Carlstedt, LE Asp
Composites Science and Technology, Volume: 179, Pages: 69-78 (2019)
10.1016/j.compscitech.2019.04.024
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Controlled electrochemical functionalization of CNT fibers: Structure-chemistry relations and application in current collector-free all-solid supercapacitors
EA Senokos, M Rana, C Santos, R Marcilla, JJ Vilatela
Carbon, Volume: 142, Pages: 599-609 (2019)
10.1016/j.carbon.2018.10.082
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Effects of state of charge on elastic properties of 3D structural battery composites
D Carlstedt, E Marklund, LE Asp
Composites Science and Technology, Volume: 169, Pages: 26-33 (2019)
10.1016/j.compscitech.2018.10.033
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2018
Multifunctional performance of a carbon fiber UD lamina electrode for structural batteries
W Johannisson, N Ihrner, D Zenkert, MKG Johansson, D Carlstedt, LE Asp, F Sieland
Composites Science and Technology, Volume: 168, Pages: 81-87 (2018)
10.1016/j.compscitech.2018.08.044
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Graphitic microstructure and performance of carbon fibre Li-ion structural battery electrodes
G Fredi, S Jeschke, A Boulaoued, J Wallenstein, M Rashidi, F Liu, R Harnden, D Zenkert, J Hagberg, G Lindbergh, P Johansson, L Stievano, LE Asp
Multifunctional Materials, Volume: 1, Number: 1, Article: 015003 (2018)
10.1088/2399-7532/aab707
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Energy storage in structural composites by introducing CNT fiber/polymer electrolyte interleaves
EA Senokos, Y Ou, JJ Torres, F Sket, C González, R Marcilla, JJ Vilatela
Scientific Reports, Volume: 8, Article Number: 3407 (2018)
10.1038/s41598-018-21829-5

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Conference Papers
2019
Carbon fibre composites as batteries, sensors, actuators and for energy harvesting
D Zenkert, G Lindbergh, MKG Johansson
Twenty-Second International Conference on Composite Materials [ICCM22], Melbourne, Australia (2019)
ICCM22 Conference Proceedings (1111-1, Paper 21)
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Future challenges and industrial adoption strategies for structural supercapacitors
ES Greenhalgh, MSP Shaffer, ARJ Kucernak, DB Anthony, EA Senokos, SN Nguyen, F Pernice, G Zhang, G Qi, K Balaskandan, M Valkova
Twenty-Second International Conference on Composite Materials [ICCM22], Melbourne, Australia (2019)
ICCM22 Conference Proceedings (1111-2)
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Modelling and design of structural batteries with life cycle assessment
W Johannisson, M Zackrisson, C Jönsson, D Zenkert, G Lindbergh
Twenty-Second International Conference on Composite Materials [ICCM22], Melbourne, Australia (2019)
ICCM22 Conference Proceedings (1111-3, Paper 22)
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Structural power performance requirements for future aircraft integration
SN Nguyen, A Millereux, A Pouyat, ES Greenhalgh, MSP Shaffer, ARJ Kucernak, P Linde
Twenty-Second International Conference on Composite Materials [ICCM22], Melbourne, Australia (2019)
ICCM22 Conference Proceedings (1111-4, Paper 23)
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Predicting the consolidation of fabric reinforced structural power composites
M Valkova, DB Anthony, ES Greenhalgh, MSP Shaffer, ARJ Kucernak
Twenty-Second International Conference on Composite Materials [ICCM22], Melbourne, Australia (2019)
ICCM22 Conference Proceedings (1211-2)
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Unit cells for multiphysics modelling of structural battery composites
D Carlstedt, J Xu, K Runesson, F Larsson, LE Asp
Twenty-Second International Conference on Composite Materials [ICCM22], Melbourne, Australia (2019)
ICCM22 Conference Proceedings (1211-3, Paper 45)
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Manganese dioxide decorated carbon aerogel/carbon fibre composite as a promising electrode for structural supercapacitors
EA Senokos, DB Anthony, SN Nguyen, ARJ Kucernak, ES Greenhalgh, MSP Shaffer
Twenty-Second International Conference on Composite Materials [ICCM22], Melbourne, Australia (2019)
ICCM22 Conference Proceedings (1311-1, Paper 93)
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Structural positive electrodes for multifunctional composite materials
K Bouton, B Chen, D Zenkert, G Lindbergh
Twenty-Second International Conference on Composite Materials [ICCM22], Melbourne, Australia (2019)
ICCM22 Conference Proceedings (1311-2, Paper 94)
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Design of optimised multi-scale structures for multifunctional composites
C Lee, A Panesar, ES Greenhalgh
Twenty-Second International Conference on Composite Materials [ICCM22], Melbourne, Australia (2019)
ICCM22 Conference Proceedings (1311-4, Paper 96)
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CNT fiber veil interleaved carbon fiber/epoxy laminate composite
Y Ou, C González, JJ Vilatela
Twenty-Second International Conference on Composite Materials [ICCM22], Melbourne, Australia (2019)
ICCM22 Conference Proceedings (4113-1, Paper 289)
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Hierarchical carbon aerogel modified carbon fiber composites for structural power applications
DB Anthony, SN Nguyen, EA Senokos, A Bismarck, ARJ Kucernak, ES Greenhalgh, MSP Shaffer
Twenty-Second International Conference on Composite Materials [ICCM22], Melbourne, Australia (2019)
ICCM22 Conference Proceedings (5315-5, Paper 419)
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Transverse modulus measurement of carbon fibre by atomic force microscope and nanoindentation
S Duan, F Liu, T Pettersson, C Creighton, LE Asp
Twenty-Second International Conference on Composite Materials [ICCM22], Melbourne, Australia (2019)
ICCM22 Conference Proceedings (P4214-2, Paper 563)
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Specimen preparation for transverse modulus measurement of carbon fibres using focused ion beam
F Liu, S Duan, LE Asp
Twenty-Second International Conference on Composite Materials [ICCM22], Melbourne, Australia (2019)
ICCM22 Conference Proceedings (P4214-3, Paper 564)
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2018
Conceptual design framework for laminated structural battery composites
D Carlstedt, W Johannisson, D Zenkert, P Linde, LE Asp
Eighteenth European Conference on Composite Materials [ECCM18], Athens, Greece (2018)
ECCM18 Conference Proceedings (6.05-01)
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Structural self-assembled positives electrodes for multifunctional composite materials
K Bouton, D Zenkert, G Lindbergh
Lightweight Design in Product Development Symposium [LDW-PD18], Zurich, Switzerland (2018)
10.3929/ethz-b-000283432 (LDW-PD18 Book of Abstracts, Multifunctional Lightweight Systems, 3.3, page 39)
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Review Papers
2019
Structural battery composites: A review
LE Asp, MKG Johansson, G Lindbergh, J Xu, D Zenkert
Functional Composites and Structures, Volume: 1, Number: 4, Article: 042001 (2019)
10.1088/2631-6331/ab5571
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2014
Associated review;

Structural power composites
LE Asp, ES Greenhalgh
Composites Science and Technology, Volume: 101, Pages: 41-61 (2014)
10.1016/j.compscitech.2014.06.020
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2013
Associated review;

Multifunctional composite materials for energy storage in structural load paths
LE Asp
Plastics, Rubber and Composites, Volume: 43, Number: 4, Pages: 144-149 (2013)
Special Issue: Twenty-Second Annual International SICOMP Conference
10.1179/1743289811Y.0000000043
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Book Chapters
2019
Associated chapter;

Carbon based nanomaterials for advanced thermal and electrochemical energy storage and conversion
Chapter 10 - Materials science of multifunctional supercapacitors based on nanocarbon networks
EA Senokos, R Marcilla, JJ Vilatela
Micro and Nano Technologies, Pages: 249-278, ISBN: 978-0-12-814083-3 (2019)
10.1016/B978-0-12-814083-3.00010-X
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2015
Associated chapter;

Multifunctionality of polymer composites
Chapter 20 - Multifunctional structural battery and supercapacitor composites
LE Asp, ES Greenhalgh
Challenges and New Solutions, Pages: 619-611, ISBN: 978-0-323-26434-1 (2015)
10.1016/B978-0-323-26434-1.00020-9
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Patents Issued and Patent Applications
2019
Battery cell comprising an ultra thin layer of carbon fibers
P Linde, LE Asp, D Zenkert, M Wysocki, F Ohlsson, C Metzner
United States Patent, Application Number: 16/196546, Publication Number: 2019-0181452 A1 (2019-06-13)
USPTO Patent Application Full Text and Image Database, 20190181452
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Structural component with an electrical transmission device, method for providing a structural component with an electrical transmission device, electrical wiring system and aircraft component
P Linde, LE Asp, D Zenkert
United States Patent, Application Number: 15/644,000, Publication Number: 2018-0015995 A1 (2018-01-18), Patent Number: 10,286,997 (2019-05-14)
USPTO Patent Full Text and Image Database, 10,286,997
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Structural component forming an electrical power source, structural component with an electrical transmission device, method for providing a structural component forming an electrical power source and/or an electrical transmission device, electrical wiring system and aircraft component
P Linde, LE Asp, D Zenkert
United States Patent, Application Number: 15/651614, Publication Number: 2018-0015705 A1 (2019-01-18)
USPTO Patent Application Full Text and Image Database, 20180015705
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2018
Composite comprising CNT fibres and an ionic conducting compound as part of an energy storage device
JJ Vilatela, R Marcilla, J Palma, EA Senokos, D Degenhardt, S Ashraf
United States Patent, Application Number: 15/760,581, Publication Number: 2018-0261401 A1 (2018-09-13)
USPTO Patent Application Full Text and Image Database, 20180261401
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Energy storage system, method for operating an energy storage system, and method for producing an energy storage system
P Linde
United States Patent, Application Number: 15/881,981, Publication Number: 2018-0219190 A1 (2018-02-08)
USPTO Patent Application Full Text and Image Database, 20180219190
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2014
Associated patent;

Energy storage device
MSP Shaffer, ES Greenhalgh, A Bismarck, PT Curtis
United States Patent, Application Number: 12/297,811, Publication Number: 2010-0259866 A1 (2010-10-14), Patent Number: 8,659,874 (2014-02-25)
USPTO Patent Full Text and Image Database, 8,659,874
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European Commission CORDIS Funding Details
2017-2020
Structural pOweR CompositEs foR futurE civil aiRcraft (SORCERER)
The European Commission's Community Research and Development Information Service (EU CORDIS)
Funded under: H2020-EU.3.4.5.1. - IADP Large Passenger Aircraft
Topic: JTI-CS2-2016-CFP03-LPA-02-11 - Structural energy storage and power generation functionalities in multifunctional composite structures
Project ID: 738085, Record Number: 207252, Funding Scheme: CS2-RIA - Research and Innovation action
CORDIS EUROPA Website link Project 738085
2010-2013
Previous associated funding;

Composite Structural Power Storage for Hybrid Vehicles (StorAGE)
The European Commission's Community Research and Development Information Service (EU CORDIS)
Funded under: FP7-TRANSPORT - Specific Programme "Cooperation": Transport (including Aeronautics)
Topic: SST.2008.5.2.1. - Innovative product concepts and SST.2008.1.1.2. - Electric-hybrid power trains
Project ID: 234236, Record Number: 93371, Funding Scheme: CP-FP - Small or medium-scale focused research project

StorAGE Final Report
CORDIS EUROPA Website link Project 234236
StorAGE Final Report link