Prospects and Limits of Energy Storage in Batteries.

  title={Prospects and Limits of Energy Storage in Batteries.},
  author={K. M. Abraham},
  journal={The journal of physical chemistry letters},
  volume={6 5},
  • K. Abraham
  • Published 19 February 2015
  • Environmental Science, Engineering
  • The journal of physical chemistry letters
Energy densities of Li ion batteries, limited by the capacities of cathode materials, must increase by a factor of 2 or more to give all-electric automobiles a 300 mile driving range on a single charge. Battery chemical couples with very low equivalent weights have to be sought to produce such batteries. Advanced Li ion batteries may not be able to meet this challenge in the near term. The state-of-the-art of Li ion batteries is discussed, and the challenges of developing ultrahigh energy… 
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