Directly integrated all-solid-state flexible lithium batteries on polymer substrate

Haena Yim, Seung Ho Yu, Seung Hyub Baek, Yung Eun Sung, Ji Won Choi

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Abstract

Recently, all-solid-state lithium batteries have attracted great attention due to their safe operation without risk of explosion under high operating voltage. However, integrating all solid layers on flexible polymer substrate has been hampered by conflicts between the high crystallization temperature and the endurable temperature of the polymer substrate. In this work, we present a simple fabrication method for all-solid-state flexible lithium batteries that are directly integrated on a polymer substrate. Using excimer laser annealing technique, we are able to selectively crystalize the amorphous cathode layer grown on top of the polymer platform without any damage to the substrate. Our flexible battery is bendable up to a curvature radius of 9 mm without mechanical breakdown, and has an initial capacity of 20 μA h μm−1 cm−2 at a 0.2 C-rate. Our approach using laser annealing provides new opportunities for integrating all-solid-state lithium thin film batteries on a broader range of platforms.

Original languageEnglish
Article number227978
JournalJournal of Power Sources
Volume455
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Apr 15

Keywords

  • Excimer laser annealing
  • Flexible batteries
  • LiNiMnO
  • Lithium thin film batteries
  • Microbatteries

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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