"High-Performance Anode Materials for Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batteries"

Jun Lu: Zhongwei Chen, Feng Pan, Yi Cui, Khalil Amine; Electrochemical Energy Reviews, 03/03/18.

Additional Authors: Zhongwei Chen, Feng Pan, Yi Cui, Khalil Amine


Transformational changes in battery technologies are critically needed to enable the effective use of renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind, and to allow for the expansion of the electrification of vehicles. Developing high-performance batteries is critical to meet these requirements, which certainly relies on material breakthroughs. This review article presents the recent progresses and challenges in discovery of high-performance anode materials for Li-ion batteries related to their applications in future electrical vehicles and grid energy storage. The advantages and disadvantages of a series of anode materials are highlighted.