Lithium batteries: a 50-year perspective, 1959-2009

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The principles for realising commercially successful lithium secondary batteries are now well established. What is necessary during the next decade is the application of sophisticated solid state chemistry and materials science in order to find optimised solutions to the many conflicting requirements placed on the battery materials. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)159-167
Number of pages9
JournalSolid State Ionics
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2000


  • lithium
  • battery
  • primary cell
  • secondary cell
  • lithium ion cell


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