22. Metal–Air Batteries

  1. Dr.-Ing. Claus Daniel4,5 and
  2. Jürgen O. Besenhard6
  1. Ji-Guang Zhang1,
  2. Peter G. Bruce2 and
  3. X. Gregory Zhang3

Published Online: 29 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527637188.ch22

Handbook of Battery Materials, Second Edition

Handbook of Battery Materials, Second Edition

How to Cite

Zhang, J.-G., Bruce, P. G. and Zhang, X. G. (2011) Metal–Air Batteries, 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.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 4

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

  2. 5

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

  3. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pacific Northwest, National Laboratory, Energy and Environment, Directory, Richland, WA 99352, USA

  2. 2

    University of St. Andrews, School of Chemistry, North Haugh, St. Andrews, KY16 9ST, Scotland, UK

  3. 3

    Independent consultant, 3 Weatherell Street, Ontario M6S 1S6, Canada

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326952

Online ISBN: 9783527637188

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Keywords:

  • metal–air batteries;
  • high specific capacity and energy;
  • rechargeable;
  • cheap materials;
  • activated carbon catalyst;
  • zinc–air;
  • lithium–air;
  • nonaqueous electrolyte

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Characteristics

  • Air Electrode

  • Zinc–Air Batteries

  • Lithium–Air Batteries

  • Other–Air Batteries

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgment

  • References