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Dr Sylvia Britto

2012 - Present

Postdoctoral Researcher in Prof. Clare P. Grey's Group

Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge

2005 - 2011

PhD student in Prof. P. Vishnu Kamath's Group

Department of Chemistry, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India

Thesis title: Synthesis, Polytypism and Disorder in Bayerite/Gibbsite Derived Layered Double Hydroxides

2002 - 2004

MSc. Analytical Chemistry

Bangalore University, Bangalore India

Research Interests

My research here involves using a variety of techniques such as solid state NMR, in-situ powder X-ray Diffraction as well as Pair Distribution Function analysis to study the (de)lithiation mechanisms in Li ion battery materials such as vanadium sulfide.


  1. Multiple Redox Modes in the Reversible Lithiation of High-Capacity, Peierls-Distorted Vanadium Sulfide                                                                                       Sylvia Britto, Michal Leskes, Xiao Hua, Claire-Alice Hebert, Hyeon Suk Shin, Simon Clarke, Olaf Borkiewicz, Karena W. Chapman, Ram Seshadri, Jaephil Cho, Clare P. GreyJ. Am. Chem. Soc. (2015) Just Accepted Manuscript
  2. Ab initio structure search and in Situ 7Li NMR studies of discharge products in the Li–S battery system                                                                                        Kimberly A. See, Michal Leskes, John M. Griffin, Sylvia Britto, Peter D. Matthews, Alexandra Emly, Anton Van der Ven, Dominic S. Wright, Andrew J. Morris, Clare P. Grey, Ram SeshadriJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 16368.

For other publications, please see attached CV


Research Group

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01223 336528 (shared)

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