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Title: Advancing Lithium Metal Batteries

Abstract

Considering the unsatisfied energy density of traditional graphite anode-based lithium (Li)-ion batteries, any alterative high capacity anodes will be highly expected to be practically applied in future high energy battery systems. Li metal is regarded as one of the most promising anodes due to its ultrahigh capacity (3860 mAh g-1), the lowest standard negative electrochemical potential (-3.040 V) and the very low gravimetric density (0.534 g cm-3). However, dendrite growth and high reactivity of Li metal result in low cycling efficiency and severe safety concerns. The revival of research and development on Li metal anode in recent years has brought new in-depth understandings and key experimental achievements regarding Li metal protection and enhanced performances of Li-metal batteries. In this perspective article, we first concisely review the recent discoveries and then offer possible research directions for further development of Li metal batteries.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1439001
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-131847
Journal ID: ISSN 2542-4351; VT1201000
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Joule; Journal Volume: 2; Journal Issue: 5
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Lithium metal anode; lithium metal battery; progress; perspective

Citation Formats

Liu, Bin, Zhang, Ji-Guang, and Xu, Wu. Advancing Lithium Metal Batteries. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1016/j.joule.2018.03.008.
Liu, Bin, Zhang, Ji-Guang, & Xu, Wu. Advancing Lithium Metal Batteries. United States. doi:10.1016/j.joule.2018.03.008.
Liu, Bin, Zhang, Ji-Guang, and Xu, Wu. Tue . "Advancing Lithium Metal Batteries". United States. doi:10.1016/j.joule.2018.03.008.
@article{osti_1439001,
title = {Advancing Lithium Metal Batteries},
author = {Liu, Bin and Zhang, Ji-Guang and Xu, Wu},
abstractNote = {Considering the unsatisfied energy density of traditional graphite anode-based lithium (Li)-ion batteries, any alterative high capacity anodes will be highly expected to be practically applied in future high energy battery systems. Li metal is regarded as one of the most promising anodes due to its ultrahigh capacity (3860 mAh g-1), the lowest standard negative electrochemical potential (-3.040 V) and the very low gravimetric density (0.534 g cm-3). However, dendrite growth and high reactivity of Li metal result in low cycling efficiency and severe safety concerns. The revival of research and development on Li metal anode in recent years has brought new in-depth understandings and key experimental achievements regarding Li metal protection and enhanced performances of Li-metal batteries. In this perspective article, we first concisely review the recent discoveries and then offer possible research directions for further development of Li metal batteries.},
doi = {10.1016/j.joule.2018.03.008},
journal = {Joule},
number = 5,
volume = 2,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue May 01 00:00:00 EDT 2018},
month = {Tue May 01 00:00:00 EDT 2018}
}