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Energy - Systems, Storage and Harvesting | The Lithium Air Battery - Fundamentals

The Lithium Air Battery


Imanishi, Nobuyuki, Luntz, Alan C., Bruce, Peter G. (Eds.)

2014, XI, 318 p. 164 illus., 117 illus. in color.

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  • First book devoted solely to Lithium Air batteries
  • Edited by recognized well-respected experts in the field
  • A comprehensive text about an important technological subject that has been drawing huge amounts of global interest but has yet to be satisfactorily covered

Lithium/air rechargeable batteries are the best candidates for a power source for electric vehicles, because of their high specific energy density. In this book, the history, scientific background, status and prospects of the lithium/air system are introduced by specialists in the field. This book contains the basics, current status, and prospects for this new technology. This book is ideal for those interested in electrochemistry, energy storage, and materials science.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Battery - Electrolytes - Li-ion - Lithium - Lithium-ion Air - Metal Air - Rechargable battery - Secondary battery

Related subjects » Characterization & Evaluation of Materials - Electrochemistry - Mechanical Engineering - Systems, Storage and Harvesting

Table of contents 

Chapter 1.  Introduction
Chapter 2.  Non-aqueous Electrolytes

Chapter 3.  Cathode Electrochemistry in Non-aqueous Li-air Batteries

Chapter 4.  The Kinetics and Product Characteristics of Oxygen Reduction and Evolution in Li-O2 Batteries                                            

Chapter 5.  Atomistic and First Principles -Computational Studies of Li-O2 Batteries

Chapter 6.  Lithium-air Batteries Based on Protected Lithium Electrodes

Chapter 7.  Air Electrodes for Aqueous Li-air Batteries

Chapter 8.  Solid Electrolytes for Aqueous Lithium-air Batteries

Chapter 9.  A Solid State, Rechargeable Lithium-Oxygen Battery

Chapter 10.  Primary Lithium-Air Batteries

Chapter 11.  Overview of Li/O2 Battery Systems, with a Focus on Oxygen Handling Requirements and Technologies

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