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Xin-ping AI(xpai@whu.edu.cn)


The safety concerns of LIBs are considered to be a main obstacle to their high rate or large capacity applications in electric vehicles.This paper describes briefly our research works on the development of self-activating safety mechanisms for LIBs,including redox shuttle,potential-sensitive separator,temperature-sensitive electrode,and fire-retardent electrolyte.The problems and future in this research area are also discussed.


lithium ion battery, overcharge protection, safety, fire-retardancy, temperature-sensitive electrode

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