1st Edition

Lithium-Ion Batteries
Fundamentals and Applications

Edited By

Yuping Wu




ISBN 9781466557338
Published April 24, 2015 by CRC Press
582 Pages 323 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Lithium-Ion Batteries: Fundamentals and Applications offers a comprehensive treatment of the principles, background, design, production, and use of lithium-ion batteries. Based on a solid foundation of long-term research work, this authoritative monograph:

  • Introduces the underlying theory and history of lithium-ion batteries
  • Describes the key components of lithium-ion batteries, including negative and positive electrode materials, electrolytes, and separators
  • Discusses electronic conductive agents, binders, solvents for slurry preparation, positive thermal coefficient (PTC) materials, current collectors, and cases
  • Examines the assembly processes and electrochemical performance of lithium-ion batteries
  • Explores applications in power tools, electric vehicles, aerospace, and more

Lithium-Ion Batteries: Fundamentals and Applications delivers a systematic overview of lithium-ion batteries, from physical properties to manufacturing technologies. The book also supplies valuable insight into potential growth opportunities in this exciting market.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Yuping Wu, Xiangyun Yuan, Shiyong Zhao, and Teunis van Ree
LiCoO2-Based Positive Electrode Material
Chenglin Hu, Xiangyun Yuan, Yuping Wu, and Teunis van Ree
LiNiO2-Based Positive Electrode Materials
Chenglin Hu, Xiangyun Yuan, Yuping Wu, and Teunis van Ree
Spinel LiMn2O4-Based Positive Electrode Materials
Yuyang Hou, Shiyong Zhao, Yuping Wu, and Teunis van Ree
LiFePO4-Based Positive Electrode Materials
Yuyang Hou, Faxing Wang, Shiyong Zhao, Yuping Wu, and Teunis van Ree
Other Positive Electrode Materials
Faxing Wang, Yuping Wu, and Teunis van Ree
Negative Electrode Materials Based on Carbon
Lijun Fu, Yuping Wu, and Teunis van Ree
Noncarbon Negative Electrode Materials
Lijun Fu, Yuping Wu, and Teunis van Ree
Liquid Electrolytes
Bin Wang, Xiangyun Yuan, Shiyong Zhao, Yuping Wu, and Teunis van Ree
Solid Electrolytes
Yusong Zhu, Shiying Xiao, Yuping Wu, and Teunis van Ree
Gelled Polymer Electrolytes
Yusong Zhu, Shiying Xiao, Yuping Wu, and Teunis van Ree
Separators
Yuping Wu, Shiyong Zhao, and Teunis van Ree
Other Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries
Yuping Wu, Shiyong Zhao, and Teunis van Ree
Assembly Processes for Lithium-Ion Batteries
Changhe Cao, Xiangyun Yuan, Shiyong Zhao, Yuping Wu, and Teunis van Ree
Electrochemical Performance of Lithium-Ion Batteries
Changhe Cao, Xiangyun Yuan, Yuping Wu, and Teunis van Ree
Applications of Lithium-Ion Batteries
Changhe Cao, Yuping Wu, and Teunis van Ree

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Biography

Yuping Wu received his Ph.D from the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, and conducted his postdoctoral research at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He has been a visiting researcher at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan; a Humboldt fellow at Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany; and a full professor in the Department of Chemistry, Fudan University, Shanghai, China. Widely published and highly decorated, Dr. Wu is currently affiliated with the College of Energy, Nanjing Tech University, China. A popular speaker, he has served as co-chair of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry International Conference on Novel Materials and their Synthesis, as well as an advisory board member for several journals.

Reviews

"... offers a comprehensive and systematic coverage of the operating principles, underlying theory, design, production, and use of Li-ion batteries. ... Featuring a deep analysis of newly developed and predicted future developments in Li-ion batteries, this book fosters further discussion, research, and development, and is valuable for teachers, undergraduate and graduate students, industry professionals, and researchers in the field of rechargeable batteries and electrochemistry."
—Fernando A. Silva, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal, from IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, March 2016

"… presents the most important cathode materials, technologies, and present knowledge and understanding of lithium-ion batteries. … useful to students and researchers interested in the direct conversion of chemical energy into electrical energy."
—Ru-Shi Liu, National Taiwan University, Taipei

"… provides a very good balance between the basic and practical aspects of batteries. It addresses important engineering aspects which are missing in many other books."
—Doron Aurbach, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel

"… covers the full range of aspects related to lithium-ion batteries, from fundamentals and historical background to the present state of knowledge and application, including current trends and future options. … a must for those already keeping a collection of books on the subject, … [yet] particularly accessible for beginners and novices."
—Rudolf Holze, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany

"… offers the cutting-edge fundamentals and technologies in the area of lithium-ion batteries. It covers the major components of lithium-ion batteries, i.e., cathode, anode, separator, and electrolyte. It also provides the latest information on lithium-ion batteries that is easy yet vital for students, engineers and researchers. Consequently, it could be an informative resource for those who are interested in this area."
—Shi Xue DOU, University of Wollongong