Department of Physics

Indian Institute Of Technology Madras , Chennai

Carbon nanocomposites for secondary batteries

Speaker : Ajay Priya


Abstract :

The increase in energy consumption along with the growing demand for zero emission sources of energy has increased the need for clean and renewable energy resources which is an intermittent energy resource. Hence, to provide continuous power to the grid, large scale electrochemical energy storage systems (EES) are essential. The rechargeable battery can be used as a large scale energy storage system. In this talk, drawbacks of the existing lithium ion battery and how lithium sulfur [1], sodium ion [2] and aluminium ion battery [3] can be used as an alternative batteries will be discussed.

1. Kang, W. et al. A review of recent developments in rechargeable lithium–sulfur batteries, Nanoscale 8, 16541–16588 (2016).
2. Palomares, V. et al. Na-ion batteries, recent advances and present challenges to become low cost energy storage systems. Energy Environ. Sci. 5, 5884–5901 (2012)
3. Das, S. K., Mahapatra, S. & Lahan, H. Aluminium-ion batteries: developments and challenges. J. Mater. Chem. A 5, 6347–6367 (2017).

Key Speaker Ajay Priya
Guests None
Place Seminar Room
Start Time 4:00 PM
Finish Time 5:00 PM
External Link None