Special Issue "Novel Lithium Battery Electrode Materials"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (28 February 2017)
Prof. Dr. Christian M. Julien
Physicochimie des Electrolytes et Nanosystèmes Interfaciaux (PHENIX), Université Pierre et Marie Curie—Paris6, UMR 8234, 4 place Jussieu, Paris 75005, France
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Interests: energy storage and conversion; lithium batteries; materials chemistry; electrode materials; insertion reactions; vibrational spectrocopy
Inorganic materials have attracted a huge and ever-increasing interest as electrodes, i.e., cathodes and anodes for energy storage and conversion to develop high energy and high power lithium batteries, including lithium metal polymer (LMP) and lithium-ion (LIB) batteries applied to hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and electric vehicles (EVs). Both theoretical and experimental studies from a range of disciplines (e.g., physics, chemistry, electrochemistry, nanoscience) are essential in this ongoing endeavour.
The main focus of this Special Issue is on the latest advances made in materials in the area of electrochemical, energy storage and conversion in the area of lithium batteries (LMP and LIB). These advances cover novel synthetic methods, crystal chemistry, structure and physico-chemical properties, redox reactions and electrochemical performance.
Prof. Dr. Christian M. Julien
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- Energy storage and conversion
- Synthesis and characterization techniques
- Crystal chemistry
- Charge transfer and transport properties
- Redox reactions
- Electrochemical performance
- Lithium-metal polymer batteries
- Lithium-ion batteries