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  • Nancy Dudney, Corporate Fellow (2015)
  • Chaitanya K.Narula, Inventor of the Year" award on Battelle Celebration of Solvers Awards Night from Jeff Wadsworth, President and CEO, Battelle Corp.(2015)
  • Nancy Dudney, UT-Battelle Distinguished Inventor, first woman at ORNL to attain 14 patents (2014)
  • Nancy Dudney, was recently elected as a Electrochemical Society (ECS) Fellow in recognition of her scientific achievements and service to the society (2013)




  1. Dudney NJ: Solid-State Thin-Film Rechargeable Lithium Batteries, Mat. Sci. Eng. B. (in press).
  2. Dudney NJ, Jang Y-I: Analysis of Thin-Film Lithium Batteries with Cathodes of 50 nm to 4µm thick LiCoO2, J. Power Sources 2003, 119-121:300-304.
  3. Jang Y-I, Dudney NJ, Blom DA, Allard LF: Electrochemical and Electron Microscopic Characterization of Thin-Film LiCoO2 Cathodes Under High-Voltage Cycling Conditions, J. Power Sources 2003, 119-121:295-299.
  4. Ownes BB, Holmes CL, Bates JB, Smyrl WH, Dudney NJ, Neudecker BJ, Passerini S: Batteries for Micropower Applications, in Electrochemical Microsystems: New Trends in Electrochemical Technologies Series Vol. 2, edited by M. Dahta and T. Osaka, Gordon and Breach, Newark, New Jersey, 2000, pp. 286-320.
  5. Jang Y-I, Dudney NJ, Blom DA, Allard LF, High-Voltage Cycling Behavior of Thin-Film LiCoO2 Cathodes, J. Electrochem. Soc. 149 (2002) A1442-7.
  6. Dudney NJ, Glass and Ceramic Electrolytes for Lithium and Lithium-ion Batteries, in Lithium Batteries: Science and Technology ed. by G-A Nazri and G Pisoia, Kluwer Publishing Company, 2004, pp. 623-642.
  7. Yang Y-I, Neudecker BJ, Dudney NJ: Lithium Diffusion in LixCoO2 (0.45<x<0.7) Intercalation Cathodes, Electrochem. Solid-State Letters 4 (2001) A74-77.
  8. Dudney NJ, Neudecker BJ, Bates JB: Rechargeable thin-film batteries with LiMn2O4 and LiCoO2 cathodes. in Micro-power Sources, Proceedings of the Electrochemical Society, volume 2000-3 (in press).
  9. Bates JB, Dudney NJ, Neudecker BJ, Wang B: Thin-Film Lithium Batteries. in New Trends in Electrochemical Technology: Energy Storage Systems in Electronics. Singapore: Gordon and Breach; 2000, pp. 453-485.
  10. Dudney NJ and Neudecker BJ: Solid state thin-film lithium battery systems. Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science 1999, 4:479-482.
  11. Dudney NJ, Bates JB, Neudecker BJ: Thin-Film Materials for Rechargeable Batteries. Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology. Section 6.9 Electroceramics, Article 32, Pergamon Press, 2001.
  12. Bates JB, Dudney NJ, Neudecker B, Ueda A, Evans CD: Thin-Film Lithium and Lithium-Ion Batteries. Solid State Ionics 2000, 135:33-45.
  13. Yu X, Bates JB, Jellison GE, Hart FX: A Stable Thin-Film Lithium Electrolyte: Lithium Phosphorus Oxynitride. J. Electrochem. Soc. 1997, 144:524-32.
  14. Dudney, NJ: Addition of a Thin-Film Inorganic Solid Electrolyte (Lipon) as a Protective Film in Lithium Batteries with a Liquid Electrolyte. J. Power Sources 2000, 89:176-179.
  15. Bates JB, Dudney NJ, and Neudecker BJ: Preferred Orientation of Polycrystalline LiCoO2 Films. J. Electrochem. Soc. 2000, 147:59-70.
  16. Jang, Y-I, Neudecker BJ, and Dudney NJ: Lithium diffusion in LixCoO2 (0.45<x<0.7) Intercalation Cathodes. Electrochem. Solid-state Letters 4 (2001) A74-77.
  17. Jang, Y-I, Dudney NJ: Li Diffusion and High-Voltage Cycling Behavior of Thin-Film LiCoO2 Cathodes. in Advanced Batteries and Supercapacitors, Proceedings of the Electrochemical Society, volume 2001-21 (in press).
  18. Neudecker BJ, Dudney NJ, Bates JB: "Lithium-Free" Thin-Film Battery with In-situ Plated Li Anode. J. Electrochem. Soc. 2000, 147:517-523.
  19. Neudecker BJ, Zuhr RA, Bates JB: Lithium silicon tin oxynitride (LiySiTON): high-performance anode in thin-film lithium-ion batteries for microelectronics. J. Power Sources 1999, 81-82:27-32.
  20. Neudecker BJ, and Zuhr RA: Lithium Thin-Film Batteries with Sn3N4, Zn3N2, and In-situ Plated Li Anodes. in Intercalation Compounds for Battery Materials, Proceedings of the Electrochemical Society, 2000, 99-24:295-304.
  21. Dudney NJ, Bates JB, Zuhr RA, Young S, Robertson JD, Jun HP, and Hackney SA: Nanocrystalline LixMn2-yO4 Cathodes for Solid-State Thin-Film Rechargeable Lithium Batteries. J. Electrochem. Soc., 1999, 146:2455.
  22. Neudecker BJ, Zuhr RA, Robertson JD, and Bates JB: Lithium Manganese Nickel Oxides Lix(MnyNi1-y)2-xO2, Part 1 Synthesis and Characterization of Thin Films and Bulk Phases, and Part 2 Electrochemical Studies on Thin-Film Batteries. J. Electrochem. Soc. 1998, 145:4148-4168.
  23. Ueda A and Bates JB: 3d-Metal Doped LiMn2O4 Thin Films. In Proceedings of the Electrochemical Society, Lithium Batteries, Boston 1999, 98-16:286.
  24. Bates JB, Dudney NJ, Lubben DC, Gruzalski GR, Kwak BS, Yu X, Zuhr RA: Thin-Film Rechargeable Lithium Batteries. J. Power Sources 1995, 54:58-62.
  25. Dudney NJ, Bates JB, Lubben D: Thin-Film Rechargeable Lithium Batteries. in Role of Ceramics in Advanced Electrochemical Systems. American Ceramic Society, 1996 p. 113.
  26. Wang B, Bates JB, Hart FX, Sales BC, Zuhr RA, and Robertson JD: Characterization of Thin-Film Rechargeable Lithium Batteries with Lithium Cobalt Oxide Cathodes. J. Electrochem. Soc. 1996, 143:3202.
  27. Dudney NJ, Bates JB, Evans CD, Hart FX: Hysteresis in Thin-Film Rechargeable Lithium Batteries. in Processing and Characterization of Electrochemical Materials and Devices, Ceramic Transactions, American Ceramic Society 2000, p.341.
  28. Bates JB, Lubben D. Dudney NJ, Hart FX: Five-Volt Plateau in LiMn2O4 Thin Films. J. Electrochem. Soc. 1995, 142:L149.