Left image: an illustration of an open lithium-ion cell showing its contents such as cathode, anode, positive terminal, and negative terminal. Right image: Lists contents in a pack such as battery cells, power electronics, inductors, thermal control units, and others

FIGURE 6-4A lithiumlithium-ion cell has multiple components

SOURCE: HowStuffWorks, circa 2006, Bryan Christie Design.

From: 6, Critical Materials in Large-Scale Battery Applications

Cover of The Role of the Chemical Sciences in Finding Alternatives to Critical Resources
The Role of the Chemical Sciences in Finding Alternatives to Critical Resources: A Workshop Summary.
National Research Council (US) Chemical Sciences Roundtable.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2012.
Copyright © 2012, National Academy of Sciences.

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