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Nanotechnology Enabled Battery Breakthrough

Nanotechnology gives us a new opportunity to solve the chronic issues that cannot be solved in traditional material design and fabrication process for next-generation battery. Along with rapid expansion of electric vehicles market, intensive attention is being paid to exploit nanostructured materials and nanotechnology for addressing various technical issues of batteries for electric vehicle applications. Recently we have indeed witnessed that nanotechnology provides a potential solution to some key challenges of next-generation battery systems. Motivated by these trends, this issue aims to introduce recent research efforts towards bat-tery technology breakthrough driven by nanotechnology.

Edited by: Min Jae Ko and Hansu Kim



  1. Herein, the ferrocene redox indicator-based surface film characteristics of spinel lithium manganese oxide (LMO) were evaluated. The pre-cycling of spinel LMO generated a film on the LMO surface. The surface f...

    Authors: Hyun-seung Kim, Jin Hyuk Yang, Ji Woo Han, Le Thi Thao, Ji Heon Ryu, Seung M. Oh and Ki Jae Kim

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:21

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  2. A rechargeable lithium–oxygen battery (LOB) operates via the electrochemical formation and decomposition of solid-state Li2O2 on the cathode. The rational design of the cathode nanoarchitectures is thus required ...

    Authors: Yeongsu Kim, Jonghyeok Yun, Hyun-Seop Shin, Kyu-Nam Jung and Jong-Won Lee

    Citation: Nano Convergence 2021 8:17

    Content type: Full Paper

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