© 2013

Nanotechnology for Lithium-Ion Batteries

  • Yaser Abu-Lebdeh
  • Isobel Davidson

Part of the Nanostructure Science and Technology book series (NST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Yaser Abu-Lebdeh
    Pages 1-11
  3. Rahul Krishnan, Rahul Mukherjee, Toh-Ming Lu, Nikhil Koratkar
    Pages 43-66
  4. Fabrice M. Courtel, Yaser Abu-Lebdeh
    Pages 67-83
  5. Fabrice M. Courtel, Hugues Duncan, Yaser Abu-Lebdeh
    Pages 85-116
  6. Nathalie Lavoie, Fabrice M. Courtel, Patrick R. L. Malenfant, Yaser Abu-Lebdeh
    Pages 117-162
  7. Hugues Duncan, Ali Abouimrane, Yaser Abu-Lebdeh
    Pages 163-177
  8. K. Zaghib, A. Mauger, J. B. Goodenough, C. M. Julien
    Pages 179-220
  9. Matthew Roberts, Phil Johns, John Owen
    Pages 245-275
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 277-282

About this book


Nanotechnology and lithium-ion battery technology will both play a major role in helping the world solve its growing energy and environmental challenges. Nanotechnology for Lithium-Ion Batteries explores where the two fields converge, with fresh insights into the complex relationship between these rapidly growing areas of research.

This book covers the basic concepts of nanotechnology, how they relate to lithium-ion batteries, and the effects of using nanomaterials to enhance battery performance. In addition to taking an in-depth look at the emerging research, this book will explore how new discoveries will impact existing and emerging markets, including those related to consumer electronics, automotive technology, and smart grid technology.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Yaser Abu-Lebdeh
    • 1
  • Isobel Davidson
    • 2
  1. 1., Advanced Batteries/Clean Energy TechnoloInstitute for Chemical Processes and EnvOttawaCanada
  2. 2.National Research Council CanadaInstitute for Chemical Process and EnvirOttawaCanada

About the editors

Dr. Yaser Abu-Lebdeh is a research officer and group leader at the National Research Council of Canada in Ottawa. His research focuses on energy storage and conversion materials and devices including lithium batteries and has co-authored over 40 publications and 4 patents in the field.


He earned his PhD in electrochemistry from the University of Southampton (UK) in 2001, his Master’s degree in materials science from the University of Manchester (UK) in 1997 and his bachelor’s degree in industrial chemistry from Jordan University of Science and Technology in 1995.  Before joining the National Research Council of Canada in 2005 he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Montreal’s International Laboratory on Electro-active Materials.

Dr. Isobel Davidson is a principal research officer at the National Research Council of Canada.  She is the co-author of 75 publications and 13 patents relating to advanced materials for lithium ion batteries and solid oxide fuel cells.

She holds a Ph.D. degree in inorganic chemistry from McMaster University in Hamilton (Canada) where she also completed M.Sc. and bachelor degrees in chemistry. Prior to joining the National Research Council as a research officer in 1987, she held a position as research scientist at Ballard Research in Vancouver (Canada).

Bibliographic information

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From the reviews:

“A recommended addition to every library serving researches and engineers active in the field of electrochemical energy conversion and storage.” (Rudolf Holze, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, Vol. 17, 2013)