New nanolithia cathodes may address technical drawbacks of Li-air batteries; scalable, cheap and safer Li-air battery system
Green Car Congress
JULY 25, 2016
And because such batteries could be installed and operated just like conventional solid lithium-ion batteries, without any of the auxiliary components needed for a lithium-air battery, they could be easily adapted to existing installations or conventional battery pack designs for cars, electronics, or grid-scale power storage. Overall, the new battery system is “ very scalable, cheap, and much safer ” than lithium-air batteries, Li says.