14. Lithium Alloy Anodes

  1. Dr.-Ing. Claus Daniel2,3 and
  2. Jürgen O. Besenhard4
  1. Robert A. Huggins

Published Online: 29 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527637188.ch14

Handbook of Battery Materials, Second Edition

Handbook of Battery Materials, Second Edition

How to Cite

Huggins, R. A. (2011) Lithium Alloy Anodes, in Handbook of Battery Materials, Second Edition (eds C. Daniel and J. O. Besenhard), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527637188.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory, MS6083, P.O. Box 2008, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6083, USA

  2. 3

    University of Tennessee, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA

  3. 4

    Graz University of Technology of Inorganic Materials, Stremayrgasse 16/III, 8010 Graz, Austria

Author Information

  1. Christian-Albrechts-University, Kaiserstr. 2, 24143 Kiel, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 24 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326952

Online ISBN: 9783527637188



  • lithium–metal;
  • lithium–silicon;
  • lithium–aluminum;
  • lithium–tin;
  • lithium–silicon–metal


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

  • Further Reading