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Lithium-Ion Batteries by Yuping Wu

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Chapter 16

Applications of Lithium-Ion Batteries

Changhe Cao, Yuping Wu, and Teunis van Ree

As discussed in Chapter 14, lithium-ion batteries can be classified based on the electrolyte used as lithium-ion batteries (liquid electrolyte), polymer lithium-ion batteries (gel polymer electrolyte), and solid lithium-ion batteries (solid electrolyte). Of course, batteries can also be classified according to the capacity or size into large, general-purpose, and micro batteries. Large batteries are meant for large machines or devices such as electric vehicles (EVs), aerospace, and load leveling. General-purpose batteries are used for common electronics such as mobile phones, portable computers, videos, and digital cameras. Micro batteries are used in ...

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