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Energies 2016, 9(2), 104; doi:10.3390/en9020104

Influence of Electrode Density on the Performance of Li-Ion Batteries: Experimental and Simulation Results

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Elsene, Belgium
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Received: 1 December 2015 / Revised: 28 January 2016 / Accepted: 28 January 2016 / Published: 12 February 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles and Hybrid Vehicles)
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Lithium-ion battery (LIB) technology further enabled the information revolution by powering smartphones and tablets, allowing these devices an unprecedented performance against reasonable cost. Currently, this battery technology is on the verge of carrying the revolution in road transport and energy storage of renewable energy. However, to fully succeed in the latter, a number of hurdles still need to be taken. Battery performance and lifetime constitute a bottleneck for electric vehicles as well as stationary electric energy storage systems to penetrate the market. Electrochemical battery models are one of the engineering tools which could be used to enhance their performance. These models can help us optimize the cell design and the battery management system. In this study, we evaluate the ability of the Porous Electrode Theory (PET) to predict the effect of changing positive electrode density in the overall performance of Li-ion battery cells. It can be concluded that Porous Electrode Theory (PET) is capable of predicting the difference in cell performance due to a changing positive electrode density. View Full-Text
Keywords: Li-ion; battery manufacturing; battery model Li-ion; battery manufacturing; battery model
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Smekens, J.; Gopalakrishnan, R.; Steen, N.V.; Omar, N.; Hegazy, O.; Hubin, A.; Van Mierlo, J. Influence of Electrode Density on the Performance of Li-Ion Batteries: Experimental and Simulation Results. Energies 2016, 9, 104.

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