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Advanced Materials and Technologies




ISBN 9781439841280
Published December 14, 2011 by CRC Press
428 Pages - 132 B/W Illustrations

 
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Written by a group of top scientists and engineers in academic and industrial R&D, Lithium-Ion Batteries: Advanced Materials and Technologies gives a clear picture of the current status of these highly efficient batteries. Leading international specialists from universities, government laboratories, and the lithium-ion battery industry share their knowledge and insights on recent advances in the fundamental theories, experimental methods, and research achievements of lithium-ion battery technology.

Along with coverage of state-of-the-art manufacturing processes, the book focuses on the technical progress and challenges of cathode materials, anode materials, electrolytes, and separators. It also presents numerical modeling and theoretical calculations, discusses the design of safe and powerful lithium-ion batteries, and describes approaches for enhancing the performance of next-generation lithium-ion battery technology.

Due to their high energy density, high efficiency, superior rate capability, and long cycling life, lithium-ion batteries provide a solution to the increasing demands for both stationary and mobile power. With comprehensive and up-to-date information on lithium-ion battery principles, experimental research, numerical modeling, industrial manufacturing, and future prospects, this volume will help you not only select existing materials and technologies but also develop new ones to improve battery performance.

Table of Contents

Lithium-Ion Batteries: Material Challenges and Perspectives, Daiwon Choi, Wei Wang, and Zhenguo Yang

Cathode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries, Zhumabay Bakenov and Izumi Taniguchi

Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries, Ricardo Alcántara, Pedro Lavela, Carlos Pérez, and José L. Tirado

Electrolytes for Lithium-Ion Batteries, Alexandra Lex-Balducci, Wesley Henderson, and Stefano Passerini

Separators for Lithium-Ion Batteries, Shriram Santhanagopalan and Zhengming (John) Zhang

First-Principles Methods in the Modeling of Lithium-Ion Battery Materials, John S. Tse and Jianjun Yang

A Multidimensional, Electrochemical-Thermal Coupled Lithium-Ion Battery Model, Gang Luo and Chao-Yang Wang

State-of-the-Art Production Technology of Cathode and Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries, Guoxian Liang and Dean D. MacNeil

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Editor(s)

Biography

Xianxia Yuan is an associate professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dr. Yuan has published more than 70 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and has led or been involved in over 20 national and international projects funded by governments or industries in China, the United States, and Japan. She has 16 years of research experience in materials and technology for lithium-ion batteries, proton-exchange membrane fuel cells, direct methanol fuel cells, and nickel metal hydride batteries.

Hansan Liu is a senior research chemist at E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, where he is working on next-generation high-performance batteries. Dr. Liu has authored and co-authored over 70 publications. His research interests include lithium-ion batteries, metal-air batteries, proton-exchange membrane fuel cells, and high-surface area materials for energy applications.

Jiujun Zhang is a senior research officer and PEM catalysis core competency leader at the National Research Council of Canada’s Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation (NRC-IFCI). Dr. Zhang has co-authored 240 publications and holds patents in several countries. He has over 28 years of R&D experience in theoretical and applied electrochemistry, including fuel cell R&D and electrochemical sensors.

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Reviews

This book is an excellent resource of up-to-date information on lithium ion battery (LIB) materials. The book content is well organized and covers most of the aspects of LIB materials. Each chapter is thoroughly prepared by internationally recognized experts in their respective fields. Most of the chapters include an overview of the development of specific components, and authors’ own research advances as well. This well-written and comprehensive book will attract a broad range of readers in both the scientific community and the public.
—Andy X. Sun, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada