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PESQUERO, N. C.; BUENO, P. R.; VARELA, J. A. and LONGO, E.. Intercalation ceramic materials applied in lithium ions batteries. Cerâmica [online]. 2008, vol.54, n.330, pp. 233-244. ISSN 1678-4553. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0366-69132008000200014.
This paper aims to be an introductory text on the applications of ceramic materials to energy storage devices, mainly lithium ion secondary batteries, i.e. devices in which the ceramic materials, e.g. oxides, are very important in all parts of the device. This review is focused in ceramic materials for cathodes and anodes, which are key parts of the battery device. The main purpose is, therefore, to offer to the reader, who is interested in the development of ceramic materials for storage devices, enough information concerning the main oxide materials used nowadays and promising technology regarding nanoestructured oxides and electrode geometry based on the nanoscale.
Keywords : lithium ion battery; insertion reaction; nanoestructures.