Rechargeable lithium batteries : from fundamentals to applications / edited by Alejandro A. Franco.

Cambridge, [England] ; Waltham, Massachusetts : Woodhead Publishing, 2015.
Woodhead Publishing in energy ; Number 81.
Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy ; Number 81
1 online resource (413 p.)
Lithium ion batteries.
Electronic books.
Front Cover; Rechargeable Lithium Batteries: From Fundamentals to Applications; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy; Preface; Chapter 1: Rechargeable lithium batteries; 1.1. Introduction; 1.2. Current market position of rechargeable lithium batteries, chiefly as far as concerns the portable electronics; 1.3. Major fundamental and technological challenges in the development of rechargeable lithium batteries; 1.3.1. Sources and availability of materials for lithium batteries
1.3.2. Critical issues in terms of cost/performance, durability, safety, and overall life cycle1.3.3. Goals and technological roadmaps; 1.4. Future trends and developments; 1.5. Sources of further information; References; Part One: Materials and characterization; Chapter 2: Materials for positive electrodes in rechargeable lithium-ion batteries; 2.1. Introduction; 2.2. Overview of different metal oxide cathode materials; 2.2.1. Layered oxide materials; 2.2.2. Spinel oxide materials; 2.2.3. Olivine oxide materials; 2.2.4. Recent progress; 2.2.5. Choice of cathode materials and safety
2.3. Lithium intercalation mechanism2.3.1. Thermodynamics and kinetics; 2.3.2. Phase transformation; 2.3.3. Experiments/diagnostics; Cyclic voltammetry test; Charge and discharge analysis; Galvanostatic and potentiostatic intermittent titration methods; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 3: Catalytic cathode nanomaterials for rechargeable lithium-air batteries; 3.1. Introduction; 3.2. Catalysts for air cathodes; 3.2.1. Experimental aspects; 3.2.2. Metal catalysts; 3.2.3. Oxide catalysts; 3.2.4. Bifunctional catalysts; 3.2.5. Other catalysts
3.2.6. Mechanisms of ORR and OER3.2.7. Modeling aspects; 3.2.8. Summary; 3.3. Support materials for air cathodes; 3.3.1. Carbon support; 3.3.2. Other supports; 3.3.3. Summary; 3.4. Future trends; 3.5. Sources of further information and advice; Books; Journals; Trade/professional bodies; Research and interest groups; References; Chapter 4: Electrolytes for rechargeable lithium batteries; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. Organic liquid electrolytes; 4.2.1. Solvents; Standard organic solvents; Fluorinated carbonates; Sulfones; Nitriles; 4.2.2. Salts State of the art4.2.2.2. Alternative lithium salts; 4.2.3. Additives; Alkyl phosphates; Alkyl phosphonates; Phosphazenes; Hydrofluoroethers; Fluorinated esters; 4.3. Ionic liquid electrolytes; 4.3.1. Ionic liquids; 4.3.2. IL-lithium salt electrolyte mixtures; 4.3.3. IL blends; 4.3.4. ILs as electrolyte additives; 4.4. Polymer electrolytes; 4.4.1. Introduction; 4.4.2. Gel polymer electrolytes; Strong gel electrolytes; Weak gel electrolytes; 4.4.3. Dry polymer electrolytes; Modifications of the polymeric host Use of suitable lithium salts
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Franco, Alejandro , editor.
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