<b>Sodium-Ion Batteries</b> <p><b>An essential resource with coverage of up-to-date research on sodium-ion battery technology</b> <p>Lithium-ion batteries form the heart of many of the stored energy devices used by people all across the world. However, global lithium reserves are dwindling, and a new technology is needed to ensure a shortfall in supply does not result in disruptions to our ability to manufacture reliable, efficient batteries. <p>In<i> Sodium-Ion Batteries: Energy Storage Materials and Technologies, </i>eminent researcher and materials scientist Yan Yu delivers a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art in sodium-ion batteries (SIBs), including their design principles, cathode and anode materials, electrolytes, and binders. The author discusses high-performance rechargeable sodium-ion battery technology in the contexts of energy, power density, and electrochemical stability for commercialization. <p>Exploring a wide range of literature on the recent progress made by researchers on sodium-ion battery technology, the book provides valuable perspectives on designing better materials for SIBs to unlock their practical capabilities. <ul><li>A thorough introduction to sodium-ion batteries, including their key materials and likely future developments</li> <li>Comprehensive explorations of design principles of electrode materials and electrolytes for sodium-ion batteries</li> <li>Practical discussions of cathode materials for sodium-ion batteries, including transition metal oxides, polyanionic compounds, Prussian blue analogues and organic compounds</li> <li>In-depth examinations of anode materials for sodium-ion batteries, including carbon-based materials, metal chalcogenides, metal alloys, phosphorus and Na metal anodes</li></ul> <p>Perfect for materials scientists, inorganic chemists, electrochemists, and physical chemists, <i>Sodium-Ion Batteries: Energy Storage Materials and Technologies</i> will also earn a place in the libraries of catalytic and polymer chemists.