Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Tyler Fears

Postdoctoral Appointment
Materials Science Division

 +1 925-424-5661

Ph.D. Chemistry
Missouri University of Science and Technology
B.S. Physics
Missouri University of Science and Technology
B.S. Chemistry
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Research Interests

Aerogels; sol-gel chemistry; NMR; transition metal ceramics.

Honors and Awards

  • DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Fellowship, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2015
  • NSF Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship for Neutron Scattering, University of Missouri, 2013

Selected (Recent) Publications

Economical synthesis of vanadia aerogels via epoxide-assisted gelation of VOCl3, TM Fears, C Sotiriou-Leventis, JG Winiarz, N Leventis, Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology 77 (1), 244-256

A study of perfluorocarboxylate ester solvents for lithium ion battery electrolytes, TM Fears, RL Sacci, JG Winiarz, H Kaiser, H Taub, GM Veith, Journal of Power Sources 299, 434-442

Direct determination of solid-electrolyte interphase thickness and composition as a function of state of charge on a silicon anode, GM Veith, M Doucet, JK Baldwin, RL Sacci, TM Fears, Y Wang, JF Browning, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119 (35), 20339-20349

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