Energy and Enviromental Science

Lithium-ion batteries and the crystal structure of a Lithium-ion conductor


The use of clean energy that does not cause CO2 emission and does not rely on fossil fuels is attracting considerable attention. IMSS is unveiling the relation between the crystal structure and functionality of materials to improve their functionalities. There are many achievements related to various type of energy devices, such as Li ion battery indispensable for mobile devices, solar cells that convert light into electricity, fuel cells that generate electricity from hydrogen and oxygen.