Sodium-Ion Cell Characteristics

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Sodium-ion cells are in the very early stages of mass production, with the first commercial systems being available for purchase in 2023. Some typical characteristics of sodium-ion cells include: The table below provides an overview of some of the companies working around Sodium-ion battery production, and details of their chosen cell designs: Note that a … Read more

Sodium-Ion Battery Materials

Many of the battery components in both sodium-ion and lithium-ion batteries are similar due to the similarities of the two technologies. This post provides a high-level overview of sodium-ion battery materials. Cathode materials Anode materials Metallic anodes are also being researched for Na-ion batteries, although these are not yet being considered for commercial applications. Electrolytes … Read more

Hard Carbon Anodes in Sodium-ion

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Optimization of hard carbon anodes in Sodium-ion Batteries Giar Alsofi, Carl Reynolds, Emma Kendrick School of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham, Elms Rd, Birmingham B15 2SE Abstract Methods Results The progress so far can be divided into the following 3 sections: 1. Optimization of formulation 2. Cell building optimization 3. Green Binders Conclusions Impact … Read more

Sodium Ion Cell

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The sodium ion cell offers a sustainable energy storage alternative to lithium ion cells. With sodium based layered metal oxide cathode and a hard carbon anode. Sodium cells are still in the development stage with some small scale productions. An overview of the cell properties: “The biggest thing going for sodium batteries is their use … Read more