Chapter 22. Separators for Lithium-Ion Batteries

  1. Prof. Dr. Jürgen O. Besenhard
  1. R. Spotnitz

Published Online: 26 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527611676.ch22

Handbook of Battery Materials

Handbook of Battery Materials

How to Cite

Spotnitz, R. (1998) Separators for Lithium-Ion Batteries, in Handbook of Battery Materials (ed J. O. Besenhard), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527611676.ch22

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



  • solvent-free polymer electrolytes;
  • morpholog;
  • mechanisms of ionic motion;
  • cation-transport properties;
  • hybrid electrolytes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • How a Battery Separator is Used

  • Microporous Separator Materials

  • Gel Electrolyte Separators

  • Polymer Electrolytes

  • Characterization of Separators

  • Mathematical Modeling of Separators

  • Conclusions

  • References