Special Issue "Electrode Materials for High Performance Sodium-ion Batteries"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 May 2018
Prof. Dr. Yutaka Moritomo
Graduate School of Pure and Applied Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305-8577, Japan
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Interests: cathode material; annode material; crystal structure; local structure; phase transition; electronic state; in situ experiment; themal effect on voltage; pressure effect on voltage; calculation/simulation; phenomenological model; other topics on sodium-ion battery
The sodium-ion secondary battery is a promising energy storage device at a low-cost. In order to create a high-performance and safe device, we should explore high-performance cathode and anode materials. To improve the rate and cycle properties of electrode materials, on the other hand, we first have to know what happens to them during charge and discharge processes. I believe that the advanced characterization, and in situ observations, are powerful tools for understanding the actual charge and discharge processes. In addition to the conventional experimental approaches for electrode materials, approaches based on the calculation are also welcome.
Prof. Dr. Yutaka Moritomo
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- cathode material
- anode material
- advanced characterization
- in situ observation