Conclusions and Perspectives on New Opportunities of Nanostrucutres and Nanomaterials in Batteries

  • Ya You
  • Yu-Guo GuoEmail author


Nanostructured materials and nanotechnologies show great potential in improving the electrochemical performance of rechargeable batteries to meet the commercial requirements in terms of energy, power, service life, cost, and safety. In this section, we summarize the advantages and challenges of some emerging advanced rechargeable batteries, discuss where the battery technology is heading both in short-term and long-term, and give perspectives on the opportunities of nanostructures and nanomaterials in these technologies and how they can benefit electrochemical energy storage systems.



Electrochemical energy storage


Li-ion battery


Electric vehicle




Solid electrolyte interface


Transition metal


Chemical vapor deposition


Atomic layer deposition


Transmission electron microscopy


Scanning electron microscopy


Atomic force microscopy


X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy


Solid-state electrolyte


Oxygen reduction reaction


Oxygen evolution reaction


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Texas at AustinAustinUSA
  2. 2.Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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