Special Issue

Topic: Functionalized Separators for Next-Generation Batteries

A Special Issue of Energy Materials

ISSN 2770-5900 (Online)

Submission deadline: 31 May 2024

Guest Editor(s)

Dr. Jinqiang Zhang
Center for Clean Energy Technology, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Special Issue Introduction

The landscape of energy storage is rapidly evolving, driven by the burgeoning demand for high-performance and sustainable battery technologies. As we delve into the era of next-generation batteries, the role of separators is gaining prominence as a critical component influencing both the efficiency and safety of energy storage devices. This Special Issue, "Functionalized Separators for Next-Generation Batteries", explores the cutting-edge advancements in separator technology, elucidating its pivotal role in shaping the future of energy storage systems.

The scope of this Special Issue encompasses a wide range of topics, including, but not limited to:

Material Innovations: Exploring novel materials for separator design, with a focus on enhanced thermal stability, mechanical strength, and electrochemical performance.

Surface Modification: Investigating surface treatments and coatings tailored to optimize separator properties, such as wettability, ion selectivity, and resistance to degradation.

Functional Additives: Examining the incorporation of functional additives within separators to address specific challenges such as dendrite growth, capacity fading, and electrolyte decomposition.

Advanced Manufacturing Techniques: Showcasing state-of-the-art manufacturing methods for producing functionalized separators at scale, ensuring commercial viability.

Characterization and Testing: Presenting advanced techniques for characterizing the structural, thermal, and electrochemical properties of functionalized separators, along with performance testing under various operating conditions.


Batteries, functionalized separators, energy storage devices

Submission Deadline

31 May 2024

Submission Information

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Submission Deadline: 31 May 2024
Contacts: Jenna Wen, Assistant Eidtor, editor@oae-publish.com

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