Chapter 16. Lithium Alloy Anodes

  1. Prof. Dr. Jürgen O. Besenhard
  1. Robert A. Huggins

Published Online: 26 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527611676.ch16

Handbook of Battery Materials

Handbook of Battery Materials

How to Cite

Huggins, R. A. (1998) Lithium Alloy Anodes, in Handbook of Battery Materials (ed J. O. Besenhard), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527611676.ch16

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



  • overcharge-protected oxide cathodes;
  • advanced lithium batteries;
  • lithium-ion batteries;
  • organic electrolyte;
  • solid-state redox reactions


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Problems with the Rechargeability of Elemental Electrodes

  • Lithium Alloys as an Alternative

  • Alloys Formed in Situ from Convertible Oxides

  • Thermodynamic Basis for Electrode Potentials and Capacities under Conditions in which Complete Equilibrium can be Assumed

  • Crystallographic Aspects and the Possibility of Selective Equilibrium

  • Kinetic Aspects

  • Examples of Lithium Alloy Systems

  • Lithium Alloys at Lower Temperatures

  • The Mixed-Conductor Matrix Concept

  • Solid Electrolyte Matrix Electrode Structures

  • What About the Future?

  • References