Battery materials for ultrafast charging and discharging

@article{Kang2009BatteryMF,
  title={Battery materials for ultrafast charging and discharging},
  author={Byoungwoo Kang and Gerbrand Ceder},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2009},
  volume={458},
  pages={190-193}
}
The storage of electrical energy at high charge and discharge rate is an important technology in today’s society, and can enable hybrid and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and provide back-up for wind and solar energy. It is typically believed that in electrochemical systems very high power rates can only be achieved with supercapacitors, which trade high power for low energy density as they only store energy by surface adsorption reactions of charged species on an electrode material. Here we… 
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