Imprintable, bendable, and shape-conformable polymer electrolytes for versatile-shaped lithium-ion batteries

Eun Hye Kil, Keun Ho Choi, Hyo Jeong Ha, Sheng Xu, John A. Rogers, Mi Ri Kim, Young Gi Lee, Kwang Man Kim, Kuk Young Cho, Sang Young Lee

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Abstract

A class of imprintable, bendable, and shape-conformable polymer electrolyte with excellent electrochemical performance in a lithium battery system is reported. The material consists of a UV-cured polymer matrix, high-boiling point liquid electrolyte, and Al2O3 nanoparticles, formulated for use in lithium-ion batteries with 3D-structured electrodes or flexible characteristics. The unique structural design and well-tuned rheological characteristics of the UV-curable electrolyte mixture, in combination with direct UV-assisted nanoimprint lithography, allow the successful fabrication of polymer electrolytes in geometries not accessible with conventional materials.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1395-1400
Number of pages6
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume25
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Mar 13

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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