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Atomistic Modeling of Electrode Materials for Li-Ion Batteries: From Bulk to Interfaces

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Abstract

In the field of energy materials, the computational modeling of electrochemical devices such as fuel cells, rechargeable batteries, photovoltaic cells, or photo-batteries that combine energy conversion and storage represent a great challenge for theoreticians. Given the wide variety of issues related to the modeling of each of these devices, this chapter is restricted to the study of rechargeable batteries (accumulators) and, more particularly, Li-ion batteries. The aim of this chapter is to emphasize some of the key problems related to the theoretical and computational treatment of these complex systems and to present some of the state-of-the-art computational techniques and methodologies being developed in this area to meet one of the greatest challenges of our century in terms of energy storage.

Keywords

Density Functional Theory Configuration Entropy Normal Hydrogen Electrode Cluster Variation Method Electrochemical Mechanism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Insitut Charles GERHARDTCNRS and Université de MontpellierMontpellierFrance

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