Solid State Batteries

A special issue of Batteries (ISSN 2313-0105).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (29 November 2019) | Viewed by 659

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Interests: Li-ion and Na-ion batteries; solid-state batteries; salt-water batteries
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Dear Colleagues,

Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) based on organic electrolytes were commercialised in the early 1990s by Sony Corporation. Since then, these energy storage devices have been used in many applications, from portable devices to electric vehicles and grid-level energy storage. However, LIBs are approaching their limits in terms of energy and power densities, and present safety issues due to the use of flammable organic liquid electrolytes. Next-generation batteries are expected to address the previous challenges. Solid-state batteries (SSBs) have emerged as one of the preferred technologies to lead the next generation of charge storage devices. These batteries offer the advantage of safety when compared to conventional batteries, due to the replacement of the flammable organic electrolyte by a stable solid electrolyte. High densities can also be achieved in these batteries by using metallic anodes, which are impractical for batteries with organic liquids due to dendritic growth.

Dr. Nuria Tapia-Ruiz
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • energy storage
  • ceramics
  • solid polymer electrolytes
  • hybrid electrolytes
  • solid electrolytes
  • all-solid-state lithium battery
  • all-solid-state sodium battery
  • ionic conductivity

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