Chapter 1. General Concepts

  1. Dr. Kazunori Ozawa
  1. Kenzo Matsuki1 and
  2. Dr. Kazunori Ozawa2

Published Online: 12 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629022.ch1

Lithium Ion Rechargeable Batteries: Materials, Technology, and New Applications

Lithium Ion Rechargeable Batteries: Materials, Technology, and New Applications

How to Cite

Matsuki, K. and Ozawa, K. (2009) General Concepts, in Lithium Ion Rechargeable Batteries: Materials, Technology, and New Applications (ed K. Ozawa), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629022.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Enax, Inc., President & CEO, 8F Otowa KS Bldg., 2-11-19 Otowa, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0013, Japan

Author Information

  1. 1

    Yamagata University, 4-3-16 Jonan, Yonezawa, Yamagata 992-8510, Japan

  2. 2

    Enax, Inc., President & CEO, 8F Otowa KS Bldg., 2-11-19 Otowa, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0013, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 JUN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319831

Online ISBN: 9783527629022

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Keywords:

  • primary/secondary batteries;
  • cathode-/anode-active material;
  • depolarization;
  • charge/discharge;
  • intercalation/deintercalation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Brief Outline of Batteries

  • Early Development of Lithium-Ion Batteries

  • Toward a Realistic Goal

  • References