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Title: Developing high safety Li-metal anodes for future high-energy Li-metal batteries: strategies and perspectives


Developing high-safety Li-metal anodes (LMAs) are extremely important for the application of high-energy Li-metal batteries. The recently state-of-the-art technologies, strategies and perspectives for developing LMAs are comprehensively summarized in this review.

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  1. Henan Normal University (China); Univ. of Waterloo, ON (Canada)
  2. Henan Normal University (China)
  3. Univ. of Waterloo, ON (Canada) ; Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
  4. Univ. of Waterloo, ON (Canada)
  5. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
  6. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States); Stanford Univ., CA (United States); Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University (IAU), Dammam (Saudi Arabia)
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Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
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Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC); National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC); USDOE Office of Science (SC)
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OSTI ID: 1638299
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Chemical Society Reviews
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Journal Volume: 49; Journal Issue: 15; Journal ID: ISSN 0306-0012
Royal Society of Chemistry
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United States

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Liu, Dai-Huo, Bai, Zhengyu, Li, Matthew, Yu, Aiping, Luo, Dan, Liu, Wenwen, Yang, Lin, Lu, Jun, Amine, Khalil, and Chen, Zhongwei. Developing high safety Li-metal anodes for future high-energy Li-metal batteries: strategies and perspectives. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1039/c9cs00636b.
Liu, Dai-Huo, Bai, Zhengyu, Li, Matthew, Yu, Aiping, Luo, Dan, Liu, Wenwen, Yang, Lin, Lu, Jun, Amine, Khalil, & Chen, Zhongwei. Developing high safety Li-metal anodes for future high-energy Li-metal batteries: strategies and perspectives. United States. doi:10.1039/c9cs00636b.
Liu, Dai-Huo, Bai, Zhengyu, Li, Matthew, Yu, Aiping, Luo, Dan, Liu, Wenwen, Yang, Lin, Lu, Jun, Amine, Khalil, and Chen, Zhongwei. Mon . "Developing high safety Li-metal anodes for future high-energy Li-metal batteries: strategies and perspectives". United States. doi:10.1039/c9cs00636b.
title = {Developing high safety Li-metal anodes for future high-energy Li-metal batteries: strategies and perspectives},
author = {Liu, Dai-Huo and Bai, Zhengyu and Li, Matthew and Yu, Aiping and Luo, Dan and Liu, Wenwen and Yang, Lin and Lu, Jun and Amine, Khalil and Chen, Zhongwei},
abstractNote = {Developing high-safety Li-metal anodes (LMAs) are extremely important for the application of high-energy Li-metal batteries. The recently state-of-the-art technologies, strategies and perspectives for developing LMAs are comprehensively summarized in this review.},
doi = {10.1039/c9cs00636b},
journal = {Chemical Society Reviews},
issn = {0306-0012},
number = 15,
volume = 49,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {7}

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