Classification of energy storage materials

Tabbi Wilberforce, James Thompson, Abdul-Ghani Olabi

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This investigation highlights some classifications of materials ideal for energy storage. A general overview of different energy storage system is discussed and their current status is established as well. Electrochemical energy storage material for lithium ion batteries and supercapacitor is also expained in detail in this report. Development of some advanced energy storage materials is also highlighted. Some future trends for these advanced material are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Smart Materials
EditorsAbdul-Ghani Olabi
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
PublisherElsevier B.V.
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9780128157336
ISBN (Print)9780128157329
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2021


  • discharge
  • energy storage materials
  • flywheel
  • lead acid batteries
  • lithium ion batteries


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