Direct electropolymerization of polymer electrolytes onto carbon fibers - A route to structural batteries?
2014 (English)In: 16th European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM 2014: Seville, Spain, 22 June- 26 June 2014, European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM , 2014Conference paper (Refereed)
In an effort to further reduce weight of carbon fibre reinforced composites, the concept of structural batteries has arisen. A structural battery is a multifunctional material managing both energy storage and enabling of structural integrity. More specific, the carbon fibres in the composites are used as negative electrode in a Li-ion battery. A crucial part of such a battery is the preparation of a thin, ionically conductive and stiff polymer matrix. One route to realize this is the use of electropolymerization, which can cover each individual fibre with polymer. In this study, the surface morphology of coated carbon fibres is investigated with electron microscopy and atomic force microscopy. Additionally, the curing degree as a function of process temperature during polymerization is tested.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
European Conference on Composite Materials, ECCM , 2014.
Electropolymerization, Li-ion battery, Structural battery
Research subject Wood and Bionanocomposites
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-39217ScopusID: 84915821841Local ID: ddd94297-1a05-4fa8-ab4b-cfa3f0909271ISBN: 9780000000002 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-39217DiVA: diva2:1012726
European Conference on Composite Materials : 22/06/2014 - 26/06/2014
Godkänd; 2014; 20141217 (andbra)2016-10-032016-10-032016-12-12Bibliographically approved