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TitleAdvances and future challenges in printed batteries
Author(s)Sousa, Ricardo E.
Costa, Carlos M.
Lanceros-Méndez, S.
KeywordsPrinted batteries
Printing techniques
Review
batteries
lithium
manganese
zinc
Issue date2015
PublisherWiley-VCH Verlag
JournalChemsuschem
Abstract(s)There is an increasing interest in thin and flexible energy storage devices to meet modern society needs for applications such as, radio frequency sensing, interactive packaging and other consumer products. Printed batteries comply these requirements and are an excellent alternative to conventional batteries for many applications. Flexible and micro-batteries are also included in the area of printed batteries whenever fabricated by printing technologies. The main characteristics, advantages, disadvantages, developments, and printing techniques of printed batteries are presented and discussed in this review. The state-of-art takes into account both the research and industrial levels. In the academic one, the research progress of printed batteries is summarized divided in lithium-ion battery (Li-ion), zinc-manganese dioxide (Zn-MnO2), and other battery types with emphasis on the different materials for anode, cathode and separator as well as in the battery design. With respect to the industrial state-of-art, materials, device formulations and manufacturing techniques are presented. Finally, the prospects and challenges of printed batteries are discussed.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/39330
DOI10.1002/cssc.201500657
ISSN1864-5631
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessRestricted access (UMinho)
Appears in Collections:CDF - FCD - Artigos/Papers (with refereeing)

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