Advanced Energy Materials

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Editor-in-Chief: Joern Ritterbusch, Deputy Editors: Carolina Novo da Silva, Guangchen Xu

Impact Factor: 15.23

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 3/144 (Chemistry Physical); 3/88 (Energy & Fuels); 5/145 (Physics Applied); 5/67 (Physics Condensed Matter); 7/271 (Materials Science Multidisciplinary)

Online ISSN: 1614-6840

Associated Title(s): Advanced Electronic Materials, Advanced Engineering Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Advanced Materials, Advanced Materials Interfaces, Advanced Materials Technologies, Advanced Optical Materials, Advanced Science, Energy Technology, Fuel Cells, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, Small

2_08i/2012Lithium-Ion Batteries: A Stretchable Polymer–Carbon Nanotube Composite Electrode for Flexible Lithium-Ion Batteries: Porosity Engineering by Controlled Phase Separation (Adv. Energy Mater. 8/2012)

The realization of bendable and stretchable electronic systems requires the development of practical flexible energy-storage devices. On page 976, Y. S. Jung, K. Kang, and co-workers report the fabrication of highly porous and stretchable polymer-carbon nanotube composites for the application for flexible lithium-ion batteries. Because the electrolytes cannot effectively penetrate into the polydimethylsiloxane-based nano-composites, interconnected pores are artificially formed by inducing controlled phase separation. The optimization of the pore size and the volume fraction increases the capacity by nearly seven-fold compared to a nonporous nanocomposite.

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