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

Research and Development

  • Huamin Zhang
  • Xianfeng Li
  • Hongzhang Zhang

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science book series (BRIEFSMOLECULAR)

Also part of the SpringerBriefs in Green Chemistry for Sustainability book sub series (GREENCHEMIST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Huamin Zhang, Xianfeng Li, Hongzhang Zhang
    Pages 1-48

About this book

Introduction

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

Keywords

Electric devices Energy storage High energy density Lithium oxygen battery Lithium sulfur battery Oxygen reduction Charge/Discharge mechanism Polysulfide (PS) shuttle Capacity fading Electrolyte decomposition

Authors and affiliations

  • Huamin Zhang
    • 1
  • Xianfeng Li
    • 2
  • Hongzhang Zhang
    • 3
  1. 1.Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian Institute of Chemical PhysicsChinese Academy of ScienceDalianChina
  2. 2.Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian Institute of Chemical PhysicsChinese Academy of ScienceDalianChina
  3. 3.Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian Institute of Chemical PhysicsChinese Academy of ScienceDalianChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-0746-0
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-0744-6
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-0746-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-5407
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5415
  • About this book