Chapter 7. Lead Oxides

  1. Prof. Dr. Jürgen O. Besenhard
  1. Dietrich Berndt

Published Online: 26 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527611676.ch7

Handbook of Battery Materials

Handbook of Battery Materials

How to Cite

Berndt, D. (1998) Lead Oxides, in Handbook of Battery Materials (ed J. O. Besenhard), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527611676.ch7

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



  • nickel hydroxides;
  • nickel hydroxide battery electrodes;
  • hydrous nickel oxides;
  • electrode materials;
  • electrochemical reactions


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Lead/Oxygen Compounds

  • The Thermodynamic Situation

  • PbO2 as Active Material in Lead-Acid Batteries

  • Passivation of Lead by its Oxides

  • Ageing Effects

  • References