Safer and Flexible Lithium Ion Batteries: Dream or Reality?

Author(s): M. G. Buonomenna, J. Bae

Journal Name: Nanoscience & Nanotechnology-Asia

Volume 3 , Issue 1 , 2013

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Lithium ion batteries are the key components of the portable, entertainment, computing and telecommunication equipment required by today’s information-rich and mobile society. Highly flexible batteries would free product designers from the constraints of rigid and predetermined forms. In addition, powerful and light-weight batteries made from inherently safe materials could facilitate quickly advance development of electric vehicles and other transportation applications. In this mini-review, some advances on flexible and light-weight batteries are reported and discussed.

Keywords: Lithium ion batteries, Polymers, Polymer membranes, Polymer gel electrolytes, Nanostructured polymer electrolytes, Conductive polymers.

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Year: 2013
Page: [36 - 44]
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.2174/22113525113119990010

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