Current lithium (Li)-metal anodes are not sustainable for the mass production of future energy storage devices because they are inherently unsafe, expensive, and environmentally unfriendly. The anode-free concept, in which a current collector (CC) is directly used as the host to plate Li-metal, by using only the Li content coming from the positive electrode, could unlock the development of highly energy-dense and low-cost rechargeable batteries. Unfortunately, dead Li-metal forms during cycling, leading to a progressive and fast capacity loss. Therefore, the optimization of the CC/electrolyte interface and modifications of CC designs are key to producing highly efficient anode-free batteries with liquid and solid-state electrolytes. Lithiophilicity and electronic conductivity must be tuned to optimize the plating process of Li-metal. This review summarizes the recent progress and key findings in the CC design (e.g. 3D structures) and its interaction with electrolytes.

Optimizing Current Collector Interfaces for Efficient “Anode-Free” Lithium Metal Batteries / Molaiyan, P.; Abdollahifar, M.; Boz, B.; Beutl, A.; Krammer, M.; Zhang, N.; Tron, A.; Romio, M.; Ricci, M.; Adelung, R.; Kwade, A.; Lassi, U.; Paolella, A.. - In: ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS. - ISSN 1616-301X. - (2023), pp. 1-22. [10.1002/adfm.202311301]

Optimizing Current Collector Interfaces for Efficient “Anode-Free” Lithium Metal Batteries

Paolella A.
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2023

Abstract

Current lithium (Li)-metal anodes are not sustainable for the mass production of future energy storage devices because they are inherently unsafe, expensive, and environmentally unfriendly. The anode-free concept, in which a current collector (CC) is directly used as the host to plate Li-metal, by using only the Li content coming from the positive electrode, could unlock the development of highly energy-dense and low-cost rechargeable batteries. Unfortunately, dead Li-metal forms during cycling, leading to a progressive and fast capacity loss. Therefore, the optimization of the CC/electrolyte interface and modifications of CC designs are key to producing highly efficient anode-free batteries with liquid and solid-state electrolytes. Lithiophilicity and electronic conductivity must be tuned to optimize the plating process of Li-metal. This review summarizes the recent progress and key findings in the CC design (e.g. 3D structures) and its interaction with electrolytes.
2023
1
22
Optimizing Current Collector Interfaces for Efficient “Anode-Free” Lithium Metal Batteries / Molaiyan, P.; Abdollahifar, M.; Boz, B.; Beutl, A.; Krammer, M.; Zhang, N.; Tron, A.; Romio, M.; Ricci, M.; Adelung, R.; Kwade, A.; Lassi, U.; Paolella, A.. - In: ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS. - ISSN 1616-301X. - (2023), pp. 1-22. [10.1002/adfm.202311301]
Molaiyan, P.; Abdollahifar, M.; Boz, B.; Beutl, A.; Krammer, M.; Zhang, N.; Tron, A.; Romio, M.; Ricci, M.; Adelung, R.; Kwade, A.; Lassi, U.; Paolella, A.
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