Volume 10

Issue 12,2017

(33 articles)


Xiaolin Li1 (*), Teófilo Rojo2 (*), and Jun Chen3 (*) (Guest Editors)

2017, 10(12): 3941

Ivana Hasa1,2, (*), Jusef Hassoun3 (*), and Stefano Passerini1,2 (*)

Nanostructured materials for use as anode electrodes in Li- and Naion batteries allow for substantial improvements in their performance. However, there are significant differences between the two anode chemistries.
2017, 10(12): 3942–3969

Jaegeon Ryu§, Dongki Hong§, Hyun-Wook Lee (*), and Soojin Park (*)

Practical considerations for successful implementation of Si-based anodes to full cells are extensively investigated in this review.
2017, 10(12): 3970–4002

Dingchang Lin1, Yayuan Liu1, Allen Pei1, and Yi Cui1,2 (*)

This review article provides an overview of recent progress and new understandings on Li metal anode enabled by nanotechnology.
2017, 10(12): 4003–4026

Long Kong, Hong-Jie Peng, Jia-Qi Huang, and Qiang Zhang (*)

This review summarizes the nanostructured current collectors constructed by the rational integration of low-dimensional nanomaterials and examines the common attributes and requirements of their configuration and components in the S cathodes and Li anodes of Li–S batteries. We also describe various challenges and possible solutions regarding nanostructured current collectors for Li–S batteries.
2017, 10(12): 4027–4054

Qingbing Xia1,2, Weijie Li2, Zongcheng Miao1 (*), Shulei Chou2 (*), and Huakun Liu2

Phosphorus and phosphides show great promise as anode candidates for sodium-ion batteries because of their low cost and relatively high theoretical specific capacity. This review summarizes the recent research progress in nanostructured phosphorus and phosphides for sodium-ion batteries, as well as future challenges and opportunities.
2017, 10(12): 4055–4081

Karina B. Hueso1, Verónica Palomares1, Michel Armand2, and Teófilo Rojo1,2 (*)

Sodium–sulfur (Na–S) and sodium–metal-halide (zeolite battery research Africa project (ZEBRA)) batteries are used in stationary applications for power quality and peak/load shaving. This review covers the recent advances in electrode and electrolyte materials for these electrochemical systems at high and intermediate temperatures.
2017, 10(12): 4082–4114

Zhiqiang Zhu and Xiaodong Chen (*)

This review summarizes recent advances in artificial interphase engineering of electrode materials to improve the overall performance of lithium-ion batteries. The effects of the artificial interphase on the electrode performance are discussed in de
2017, 10(12): 4115–4138

Qingqing Zhang1, Kai Liu2, Fei Ding1 (*), and Xingjiang Liu1

The review focuses on the recent developments in solid polymer electrolytes, including the various kinds of polymer matrices and their corresponding modifications, and the detection of the interface between the solid polymer electrolytes and the anode, as well as factors influencing the interface.
2017, 10(12): 4139–4174

Bihag Anothumakkool1, Dominique Guyomard1, Jol Gaubicher1 (*), and Lnac Madec2,3 (*)

This review presents the various developments in molecular functionalization to address the current limitations in electrochemical storage. Fundamental aspects regarding the effects of functionalized layer properties on the electrochemical performance as well as perspectives for further developments are also discussed.
2017, 10(12): 4175–4200