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Polymeric ionic liquids for lithium-based rechargeable batteries

journal contribution
posted on 01.01.2019, 00:00 authored by G G Eshetu, D Mecerreyes, Maria ForsythMaria Forsyth, H Zhang, M Armand
The quest for reliable and high-performance batteries has incentivized the development of new battery chemistries/materials that can potentially improve the current lithium-ion battery technologies in terms of gravimetric/volumetric energy density and safety. Polymeric ionic liquids containing both ionic liquid-like moieties and polymer frameworks are emerging as alternative electrolyte/binder candidates for Li-based rechargeable batteries, owing to their various intrinsic features, such as superior mechanical and chemical stability, structural controllability over the IL species and macromolecular backbone and leak-proof nature and thereby improved safety. In this perspective, recent progress and advances on the use of PIL-based electrolytes and binders for Li-based rechargeable batteries are overviewed and discussed, with particular focus on the structural-property relationships. Future directions and improvements of the properties of PIL-based materials are given from the standpoint of chemistry of Li-based batteries.

History

Journal

Molecular Systems Design and Engineering

Volume

4

Issue

2

Pagination

294 - 309

Publisher

Royal Society of Chemistry

Location

London, Eng.

eISSN

2058-9689

Language

eng

Publication classification

C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

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2019, The Royal Society of Chemistry