1st Edition

Lithium-Ion Batteries and Solar Cells Physical, Chemical, and Materials Properties

By Ming-Fa Lin, Wen-Dung Hsu, Jow-Lay Huang Copyright 2022
    308 Pages 175 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

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    Lithium-Ion Batteries and Solar Cells: Physical, Chemical, and Materials Properties presents a thorough investigation of diverse physical, chemical, and materials properties and special functionalities of lithium-ion batteries and solar cells. It covers theoretical simulations and high-resolution experimental measurements that promote a full understanding of the basic science to develop excellent device performance.

    • Employs first-principles and the machine learning method to fully explore the rich and unique phenomena of cathode, anode, and electrolyte (solid and liquid states) in lithium-ion batteries
    • Develops distinct experimental methods and techniques to enhance the performance of lithium-ion batteries and solar cells
    • Reviews syntheses, fabrication, and measurements
    • Discusses open issues, challenges, and potential commercial applications

    This book is aimed at materials scientists, chemical engineers, and electrical engineers developing enhanced batteries and solar cells for peak performance.

    1. Introduction. 2. Diverse Phenomena in Stage-n Graphite Alkali-Intercalation Compounds. 3. Effect of Nitrogen Doping on the Li Storage Capacity of Graphene Nanomaterials: A First-Principles Study. 4. Fundamental Properties of Li+-Based Battery Anode: Li4Ti5O12. 5. Diversified Properties in 3D Ternary Oxide Compound: Li2SiO3. 6. Electrolytes for High-Voltage Lithium-Ion Battery: A New Approach With Machine Learning. 7. Geometric and Electronic Properties of Li+-based Battery Cathode: LixCo/NiO2 Compounds. 8. Graphene as an Anode Material in Lithium Ion Battery. 9. Liquid Plasma: A Synthesis of Carbon/Functionalized Nanocarbon for Battery, Solar Cell and Capacitor Applications. 10. Ionic Liquid-Based Electrolytes: Synthesis, Characteristic and Potential Application in Rechargeable Batteries. 11. Imidazolium-Based Ionogels via Facile Photopolymerization as Polymer Electrolytes for Lithium Ion Batteries. 12. Back-Contact Perovskite Solar Cells. 13. Engineering of Conductive Polymer Using Simple Chemical Treatment in Silicon-Nanowire Based Hybrid Solar Cells. 14. Concluding Remarks. 15. Open Issues and Potential Applications. 16. Problems.


    Ming-Fa Lin is NCKU Distinguished Professor of Physics, National Cheng Kung University.

    Wen-Dung Hsu is Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Cheng Kung University.

    Jow-Lay Huang is Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Cheng Kung University.