Special Issue "Advances in Carbon-Based Materials for Energy Storage"
A special issue of Batteries (ISSN 2313-0105). This special issue belongs to the section "Battery Materials and Interfaces: Anode, Cathode, Separators and Electrolytes or Others".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (20 June 2023) | Viewed by 8255
Interests: CO2 utilization and carbon materials; advanced hydrogen production and hydrogen storage materials; key materials for high-performance secondary batteries
Interests: density functional theory calculation of battery materials; structure prediction of novel anode materials; Li/Na/K-ion batteries; swarm intelligence algorithm
Carbon can form sp, sp2, and sp3 hybridized orbitals and, therefore, is extremely versatile in bonding diversity and the resultant electronic properties. Carbon-based materials have found wide applications in the field of batteries in the past few decades, and tremendous effort has been devoted to developing novel materials for anodes, cathodes, and electrolytes, the designing new cells, and improving electrochemical performance by forming hitherto unknown nanocomposites.
Furthermore, the theoretical design of novel carbon-based materials for anodes, cathodes, and electrolytes are now becoming possible with the development of ab initio methods, such as density functional theory (DFT), and the exponentially growing power of computation. Moreover, application of the DFT level method has led to better understanding of the ion transportation mechanisms of carbon-based materials and their effect on the battery performance.
The aim of this Special Issue is to present the state-of-the-art research progress in the field of carbon-based materials for energy storage.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
- carbon-based materials for secondary batteries;
- novel two-dimensional materials for energy storage applications;
- lithium/sodium/potassium-ion batteries;
- lithium or zinc oxygen/sulfur batteries;
- Ni-MH batteries;
- advanced materials for supercapacitors;
- hydrogen storage materials and carbon-based materials for Fuel cells;
- novel fabrication methods for carbon-based composites;
- global structure search of novel carbon-based materials for battery;
- structure-related functionality relations of energy storage materials;
- anode, cathode, electrolyte materials for solid state batteries.
Prof. Dr. Chu Liang
Dr. Shaohua Lu
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