The Lithium Air Battery


  • Nobuyuki Imanishi
  • Alan C. Luntz
  • Peter Bruce

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Osamu Yamamoto
    Pages 1-21
  3. Stefan A. Freunberger, Yuhui Chen, Fanny Bardé, Kensuke Takechi, Fuminori Mizuno, Peter G. Bruce
    Pages 23-58
  4. A. C. Luntz, B. D. McCloskey, S. Gowda, H. Horn, V. Viswanathan
    Pages 59-120
  5. Betar M. Gallant, Yi-Chun Lu, Robert R. Mitchell, David G. Kwabi, Thomas J. Carney, Carl V. Thompson et al.
    Pages 121-158
  6. Kah Chun Lau, Larry A. Curtiss, Maria K. Y. Chan, Jeffrey P. Greeley
    Pages 159-177
  7. Steven J. Visco, Vitaliy Nimon, Alexei Petrov, Kirill Pridatko, Nikolay Goncharenko, Eugene Nimon et al.
    Pages 179-200
  8. Philippe Stevens, Gwenaëlle Toussaint
    Pages 201-214
  9. B. Kumar, J. Kumar
    Pages 235-254
  10. Ji-Guang Zhang, Jie Xiao, Wu Xu
    Pages 255-289
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 311-318

About this book


Lithium/air rechargeable batteries are the best candidates for a power source for electric vehicles, because of their high specific energy density. In this book, the history, scientific background, status and prospects of the lithium/air system are introduced by specialists in the field. This book contains the basics, current status, and prospects for this new technology. This book is ideal for those interested in electrochemistry, energy storage, and materials science.


Battery Electrolytes Li-ion Lithium Lithium-ion Air Metal Air Rechargable battery Secondary battery

Editors and affiliations

  • Nobuyuki Imanishi
    • 1
  • Alan C. Luntz
    • 2
  • Peter Bruce
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of Chemistry, Faculty of EngineeriMie UniversityTsuJapan
  2. 2.SLAC National Accelerator LaboratorySUNCAT Center for Interface Science andMenlo ParkUSA
  3. 3.School of ChemistryUniversity of St AndrewsSt. AndrewsUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4899-8061-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4899-8062-5
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