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Membranes in Lithium Ion Batteries
Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
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Received: 30 April 2012; in revised form: 25 June 2012 / Accepted: 27 June 2012 / Published: 4 July 2012
Abstract: Lithium ion batteries have proven themselves the main choice of power sources for portable electronics. Besides consumer electronics, lithium ion batteries are also growing in popularity for military, electric vehicle, and aerospace applications. The present review attempts to summarize the knowledge about some selected membranes in lithium ion batteries. Based on the type of electrolyte used, literature concerning ceramic-glass and polymer solid ion conductors, microporous filter type separators and polymer gel based membranes is reviewed.
Keywords: lithium ion battery; Li ion conductor; separator; ceramic; polymer
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Yang, M.; Hou, J. Membranes in Lithium Ion Batteries. Membranes 2012, 2, 367-383.
Yang M, Hou J. Membranes in Lithium Ion Batteries. Membranes. 2012; 2(3):367-383.
Yang, Min; Hou, Junbo. 2012. "Membranes in Lithium Ion Batteries." Membranes 2, no. 3: 367-383.