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Yuxing Wang

Yuxing Wang

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Dr. Yuxing Wang is currently a Postdoctoral Research associate in the Electrochemical Materials and Systems Group in the Energy Processes and Materials Division at PNNL. Dr. Wang has over 7 years of experience in solid state electrolyte materials for energy storage devices, especially lithium ion batteries. He has extensive knowledge of various aspects of garnet oxides lithium ion conductors including preparation, characterization, device integration structure-property relation through advance diffraction techniques and computer simulation. At PNNL, Dr. Wang is primarily responsible for the development of various types of microbatteries used in micro acoustic transmitters (fish tags).

Research Interests

  • Solid state electrolyte and solid state batteries
  • Microbatteries

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, 2014
  • B.S., Materials Physics, Sichuan University, 2009

PNNL Publications


  • Wang Y, SS Cartmell, Q Li, J Xiao, H Li, Z Deng, and J Zhang. 2017. "A reliable sealing method for microbatteries." Journal of Power Sources 341:443-447.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.12.024


  • Wang Y, P Yan, J Xiao, X Lu, J Zhang, and VL Sprenkle. 2016. "Effect of Al2O3 on the Sintering of Garnet-Type Li6.5La3Zr1.5Ta0.5O12." Solid State Ionics 294:108-115.  doi:10.1016/j.ssi.2016.06.013


  • Wang Y, B Liu, Q Li, SS Cartmell, SA Ferrara, Z Deng, and J Xiao. 2015. "Lithium and lithium ion batteries for applications in microelectronic devices: A review." Journal of Power Sources 286:330-345.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.03.164

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