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Material Efficiency

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A life-cycle assessment of battery electric and internal combustion engine vehicles: A case in Hebei Province, China

Sainan Shi • Haoran Zhang • Wen Yang • Qianru Zhang• Xuejun Wang

Aug 10, 2019

Journal of Cleaner Production

Examining different recycling processes for lithium-ion batteries

Rebecca Ciez • Jay Whitacre

Feb 11, 2019

Nature Sustainability

Material footprint of electric vehicles: A multiregional life cycle assessment

Burak Sen • Nuri C.Onat • Murat Kucukvar • Omer Tatari

Oct 30, 2018

Journal of Cleaner Production

Sustainability of artisanal mining of cobalt in DR Congo

Célestin Banza Lubaba Nkulu • Lidia Casas • Vincent Haufroid • Thierry De Putter • Nelly D. Saenen • Tony Kayembe-Kitenge • Paul Musa Obadia • Daniel Kyanika Wa Mukoma • Jean-Marie Lunda Ilunga • Tim S. Nawrot • Oscar Luboya Numbi • Erik Smolders • Benoit Nemery

Sep 14, 2018

Nature Sustainability

Lithium-Ion Battery Supply Chain Considerations: Analysis of Potential Bottlenecks in Critical Metals

Elsa A Olivetti • Gerbrand Ceder • Gabrielle Gaustad • Xinkai Fu

Oct 1, 2017


Exploring the material footprints of national electricity production scenarios until 2050: The case for Turkey and UK

Murat Kucukvar • Muhammad Ali Haider •Nuri Cihat Onat

Oct 1, 2017

Resources, Conservation and Recycling

Lithium-Ion, Lithium Metal and Alternative Rechargeable Battery Technologies: The Odyssey for High Energy Density

Tobias Placke • Richard Schmuch • Simon Dühnen • Martin Winter

May 17, 2017

Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry

Tracing global lithium flow: A trade-linked material flow analysis

Xin Sun • Han Hao • Fuquan Zhao • Zongwei Liu

May 3, 2017

Resources Conservation and Recycling 

The Role of Sub- and Supercritical CO2 as “Processing Solvent” for the Recycling and Sample Preparation of Lithium Ion Battery Electrolytes

Sascha Nowak • Martin Winter

Mar 6, 2017


The battery business: Lithium availability and the growth of the global electric car industry

Tom Narins

Feb 1, 2017

The Extractive Industries and Society

Material flow analysis of lithium in China

Han Hao • Zongwei Liu • Fuquan Zhao • Yong Geng • Joseph Sarkis

Dec 10, 2016

Resources Policy

Comparison between cylindrical and prismatic lithium-ion cell costs using a process based cost model

Rebecca Ciez • Jay Whitacre

Nov 29, 2016

Journal of Power Sources 

Matching global cobalt demand under different scenarios for co-production and mining attractiveness

Alexandre Tisserant • Stefan Pauliuk

Feb 9, 2016

Journal of Economic Structures

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