Welcome to the home page of the Paul Braun Research Group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Our group members perform research in the fields of materials chemistry, polymers, biomaterials, organic and inorganic self-assembly, electronic materials and photonics.
|Braun Group in the News||Recent Publications|
|Ceramic Tech Today: Electroplating lithium-ion battery cathodes could yield higher-performing batteries||H. Zhang, H. Ning, J. Busbee, Z. Shen, C. Kiggins, Y. Huang, J. Eaves, J. Davis, T. Shi, Y.-T. Shao, J.-M. Zuo, X. Hong, Y. Chen, S. Wang, P. Wang, P. Sun, S. Xu, J. Liu, and P.V. Braun, Electroplating Lithium Transition Metal Oxides, Science Advances, 3, e1602427 (2017). DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1602427|
|Braun group research from January 2008 is featured on the celebratory cover for the tenth anniversary of the launch of Nature Photonics.|
January 2017 Cover
|J. Liu, Q. Zheng, M.D. Goodman, H. Zhu, J. Kim, N.A. Krueger, H. Ning, X. Huang, J. Liu, M. Terrones and P.V. Braun, Graphene Sandwiched Mesostructured Li-Ion Battery Electrodes, Advanced Materials, 2016. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201600829
|UI News Bureau: Novel silicon etching technique crafts 3D gradient refractive index micro-optics||J. Liu, J. Wang, J. Kim, H. Ning, Z. Pan, S. Kelly, E. Epstein, X.-J. Huang, J. Liu and P.V. Braun, High Full-Electrode Basis Capacity Template-Free Three-Dimensional Nanocomposite Secondary Battery Anodes, Small, 11, 6265-6271 (2015). DOI: 10.1002/smll.201502538