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Emerging Nanotechnologies in Rechargeable Energy Storage Systems by Noshin Omar, Lide M Rodriguez-Martinez

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Chapter One

Electrolytes for Li- and Na-Ion Batteries: Concepts, Candidates, and the Role of Nanotechnology

E. Bekaert*
L. Buannic*
U. Lassi**
A. Llordés*,
J. Salminen*    CIC Energigune, Miñano, Spain**    University of Oulu, Research Unit of Sustainable Chemistry, Kokkola, Finland    The Basque Foundation for Science, Bilbao, Spain    Boliden Kokkola, Kokkola, Finland

Abstract

This chapter focuses on electrolytes for application in rechargeable batteries, in particular for lithium and sodium ion technologies. Along with general concepts and technical requirements, the differences between liquid and solid electrolytes will be explained with their respective advantages and limitations. Common electrolytic solutions include various combinations ...

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