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Kozen, Alexander

Kozen, Alexander

Assistant Research Scientist
Institute for Research in Electronics & Applied Physics
Materials Science and Engineering
Maryland Energy Innovation Institute
1201P Energy Research Facility


  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland (2015)
  • B.A., Physics, Colby College (2006)

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  • Development/integration of sulfide-based solid state electrolytes
  • Intefacial processes in solid state batteries
  • ALD of electrochemically active thin-film materials

New Battery Demonstrates “Sweet Spot” of Electrolyte Thickness and Composition

Atom-scale synthesis makes highly conductive LiPON for solid-state battery

Thin coatings controlled at atomic scale protect high performance lithium anodes

Anodes with layer of alumina resist corrosion and cycle well

A Billion Holes Can Make a Battery

Battery inside a nanopore has commercial potential