Chapter 15. Rechargeable Lithium Anodes

  1. Prof. Dr. Jürgen O. Besenhard
  1. Jun-Ichi Yamaki and
  2. Shin-Ichi Tobishima

Published Online: 26 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527611676.ch15

Handbook of Battery Materials

Handbook of Battery Materials

How to Cite

Yamaki, J.-I. and Tobishima, S.-I. (1998) Rechargeable Lithium Anodes, in Handbook of Battery Materials (ed J. O. Besenhard), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527611676.ch15

Editor Information

  1. Institut für Chemische Technologie Anorganischer Stoffe, Technische Universität Graz, Stremayrgasse 16/III, A-8010 Graz, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527294695

Online ISBN: 9783527611676



  • transition metal oxide insertion electrodes;
  • lithium batteries;
  • tunnel structures;
  • lithiated ramsdellite;
  • layered structures


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Surface of Uncycled Lithium Foil

  • Surface of Lithium Coupled With Electrolytes

  • Cycling Efficiency of Lithium Anode

  • Reasons for The Decrease in Lithium Cycling Efficiency

  • Morphology of Deposited Lithium

  • The Amount of Dead Lithium and Cell Performance

  • Improvement in the Cycling Efficiency of a Lithium Anode

  • Safety of Rechargeable Lithium Metal Cells

  • Conclusion

  • References