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SpringerBriefs in Green Chemistry for Sustainability

Li-S and Li-O2 Batteries with High Specific Energy

Research and Development

Authors: Sun, Xueliang, Li, Xianfeng, Zhang, Hongzhang

  • Provides a means of understanding the principles and properties of Li-S and Li-O2 batteries with super high energy density
  • Reviews the materials used and currently being researched for the improved performance of Li-S and Li-O2 batteries
  • Discusses the challenges and the prospects for Li-S and Li-O2 batteries
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This brief reviews the fundamentals, recent developments, challenges and prospects of Li-S and Li-O2 batteries, including fundamental research and potential applications. It starts with a brief overview encompassing the current state of Li-S and Li-O2 battery technology. It then provides general information on Li-S and Li-O2 batteries, including the electrochemical processes and battery components. The following sections focus on the historical and recent development of Li-S and Li-O2 batteries respectively, offering detailed insights into the key material development, cell assembly, diagnostic test and mechanism of electrolyte decomposition. Lastly, it focuses on the main promising applications of Li-S and Li-O2 batteries together with their challenges and potential

About the authors

Huamin Zhang obtained his doctorate from Kyushu University (Japan), in 1988. He spent about 12 years at Dalian University of Technology (China), SUN-CHEMIE (Japan) and Osaka Gas Inc. (Japan). He currently is a full Professor at Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), Chinese Academy of Sciences. He severs as the advisor of energy storage division, chief scientist of 973 National Project on Flow Battery and CTO of Dalian Rongke Power Co., Ltd. His research interests mainly focus on the topic of energy and energy storage, e.g. fuel cells, flow batteries and batteries with high specific energy density. Professor Zhang has co-authored more than 260 research papers published in refereed journals and holds more than 150 patents.

Xianfeng Li received his PhD in Polymer Chemistry form Jilin University in 2006. After three years’ postdoctoral work at KULeuven University, he joined DICP in 2009. He currently is a full professor at DICP. He currently serves as the Director of Energy Storage Division at DICP. His research interests include functional membranes for different applications. He has authored more than 90 peer-reviewed papers in the field of membrane.

Hongzhang Zhang received his PhD from DICP in 2013. He joined the Energy Storage Division of DICP at 2013. He currently serves as the head of innovative battery group, with major research interests in Li-Air and Li-S batteries.

Table of contents (1 chapters)

  • Li–S and Li–O2 Batteries with High Specific Energy

    Zhang, Huamin (et al.)

    Pages 1-48

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eBook $54.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-0746-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $69.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-10-0744-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Li-S and Li-O2 Batteries with High Specific Energy
Book Subtitle
Research and Development
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Green Chemistry for Sustainability
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-0746-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-0746-0
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-0744-6
Series ISSN
2212-9898
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 48
Number of Illustrations and Tables
26 b/w illustrations
Topics