2011년 2월 23일자 ACS News Service Weekly PressPac에 Bruno Scrosati교수님과 선양국교수님의 논문에 대한 기사가 실렸습니다. 아래는 기사 원문입니다.
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac: February 23, 2011
New high-performance lithium-ion battery ";top candidate"; for electric cars
Electric cars of the future may be powered by a newly developed high-performance lithium-ion battery. Credit: iStock
";An Advanced Lithium Ion Battery Based on High Performance Electrode Materials";
Journal of the American Chemical Society
Scientists are reporting development of an advanced lithium-ion battery that is ideal for powering the electric vehicles now making their way into dealer showrooms. The new battery can store large amounts of energy in a small space and has a high rate capacity, meaning it can provide current even in extreme temperatures. A report on this innovation appears in ACS'; Journal of the American Chemical Society.
Bruno Scrosati, Yang-Kook Sun, and colleagues point out that consumers have a great desire for electric vehicles, given the shortage and expense of petroleum. But a typical hybrid car can only go short distances on electricity alone and they hold less charge in very hot or very cold temperatures. With the government push to have one million electric cars on U.S. roads by 2015, the pressure to solve these problems is high. To make electric vehicles a more realistic alternative to gas-powered automobiles, the researchers realized that an improved battery was needed.
The scientists developed a high-capacity nanostructured tin-carbon anode, or positive electrode, and a high-voltage lithium-ion cathode, the negative electrode. When the two parts are put together, the result is a high-performance battery with a high energy density and rate capacity. ";On the basis of the performance demonstrated here, this battery is a top candidate for powering sustainable vehicles,"; he researchers say.";
The authors acknowledge funding from WCU (World Class University) program through the Korea Science and Engineering Foundation.
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