Chapter 3. Global Competition of Primary and Secondary Batteries

  1. Prof. Dr. Jürgen O. Besenhard
  1. Karl Kordesch and
  2. Josef Daniel Ivad

Published Online: 26 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527611676.ch3

Handbook of Battery Materials

Handbook of Battery Materials

How to Cite

Kordesch, K. and Ivad, J. D. (1998) Global Competition of Primary and Secondary Batteries, in Handbook of Battery Materials (ed J. O. Besenhard), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527611676.ch3

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



  • battery market trends;
  • rechargeable batteries;
  • li batteries;
  • RAM batteries;
  • solar panel charging


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Rechargeable Batteries (Consumer and OEM Markets)

  • Li batteries as Power Sources for Electric Vehicles?

  • Rechargeable Alkaline MnO2 - Zn (RAM™) Batteries

  • Summary and Outlook

  • References