Fundamentals.- Materials Aspects: An Overview.- The Role of Electronic Properties in the Electrochemical Behavior of Intercalation Compounds From a First Principles Vantage Point.- Synthesis of Battery Materials.- Anode Materials.- Anodes and Composite Anodes: An Overview.- Carbonaceous and Graphitic Anodes.- Graphite-Electrolyte Interface in Lithium-Ion Batteries.- The Key Role of Nanoparticles in Reactivity of 3D Metal Oxides Toward Lithium.- Nitride and Silicide Negative Electrodes.- Alloys and Intermetallic Anodes.- Current Issues of Metallic Lithium Anode.- Cathode Meterials.- Trends in Cathode Materials for Rechargeable Batteries.- Spinel Cathode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries.- Layered Manganese Oxides as Cathodes.- Cathodes Based on Lico02 and Lini02.- Polyanion-Based Positive Electrode Materials.- Understanding Phase Transformations in Lithium Battery Materials by Transmission Electron Microscopy.- Electrolytes.- Liquid Electrolytes: Some Theoretical and Practical Aspects.- Advanced Liquid Electrolyte Solutions.- Polymeric Electrolytes: An Overview.- Glass and Ceramic Electrolytes for Lithium and Lithium-Ion Batteries.- Battery Systems and Applications.- Lithium-Ion Batteries for Ev, Hev and other Industrial Applications.- Lithium Batteries for Medical Applications.- Current Issues and Market Trends of Li-Ion Batteries for Consumer Applications.
Lithium Batteries: Science and Technology is an up-to-date and comprehensive compendium on advanced power sources and energy related topics. Each chapter is a detailed and thorough treatment of its subject. The volume includes several tutorials and contributes to an understanding of the many fields that impact the development of lithium batteries. Recent advances on various components are included and numerous examples of innovation are presented. Extensive references are given at the end of each chapter. All contributors are internationally recognized experts in their respective specialty. The fundamental knowledge necessary for designing new battery materials with desired physical and chemical properties including structural, electronic and reactivity are discussed. The molecular engineering of battery materials is treated by the most advanced theoretical and experimental methods.
Provides an up-to-date and comprehensive compendium on advanced power sources and energy related topics
Includes several tutorials and contributes to an understanding of the many fields that impact the development of lithium batteries