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Title: Extending the Life of Lithium-Based Rechargeable Batteries by Reaction of Lithium Dendrites with a Novel Silica Nanoparticle Sandwiched Separator

A reaction-protective separator that slows the growth of lithium dendrites penetrating into the separator is produced by sandwiching silica nanoparticles between two polymer separators. Here, the reaction between lithium dendrites and silica nanoparticles consumes the dendrites and can extend the life of the battery by approximately five times.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [2]
  1. Stanford Univ., Stanford, CA (United States)
  2. Stanford Univ., Stanford, CA (United States); SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-76SF00515
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Advanced Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 29; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher:
Wiley
Research Org:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 25 ENERGY STORAGE; battery separators; lithium dendrites; lithium-ion batteries; silica nanoparticles
OSTI Identifier:
1360938

Liu, Kai, Zhuo, Denys, Lee, Hyun -Wook, Liu, Wei, Lin, Dingchang, Lu, Yingying, and Cui, Yi. Extending the Life of Lithium-Based Rechargeable Batteries by Reaction of Lithium Dendrites with a Novel Silica Nanoparticle Sandwiched Separator. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1002/adma.201603987.
Liu, Kai, Zhuo, Denys, Lee, Hyun -Wook, Liu, Wei, Lin, Dingchang, Lu, Yingying, & Cui, Yi. Extending the Life of Lithium-Based Rechargeable Batteries by Reaction of Lithium Dendrites with a Novel Silica Nanoparticle Sandwiched Separator. United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201603987.
Liu, Kai, Zhuo, Denys, Lee, Hyun -Wook, Liu, Wei, Lin, Dingchang, Lu, Yingying, and Cui, Yi. 2016. "Extending the Life of Lithium-Based Rechargeable Batteries by Reaction of Lithium Dendrites with a Novel Silica Nanoparticle Sandwiched Separator". United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201603987. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1360938.
@article{osti_1360938,
title = {Extending the Life of Lithium-Based Rechargeable Batteries by Reaction of Lithium Dendrites with a Novel Silica Nanoparticle Sandwiched Separator},
author = {Liu, Kai and Zhuo, Denys and Lee, Hyun -Wook and Liu, Wei and Lin, Dingchang and Lu, Yingying and Cui, Yi},
abstractNote = {A reaction-protective separator that slows the growth of lithium dendrites penetrating into the separator is produced by sandwiching silica nanoparticles between two polymer separators. Here, the reaction between lithium dendrites and silica nanoparticles consumes the dendrites and can extend the life of the battery by approximately five times.},
doi = {10.1002/adma.201603987},
journal = {Advanced Materials},
number = 4,
volume = 29,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {11}
}

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