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The Solid Foundation of Solid-State Batteries

As conventional lithium-ion batteries show their limitations, solid-state batteries (SSBs) are seen as a promising next-generation successor. Explore SSB benefits and challenges with this e-book.

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Solid state batteries (SSBs) are defined as batteries that use a solid-state electrolyte (SSE) as their iconic conductor between the anode and cathode.

With decades of development and evolution, lithium-ion batteries are popular today and used in a wide range of applications. However, most lithium-ion batteries in the market now use liquid electrolytes, a mixture of multiple organic compounds that are inherently flammable and unstable under raised temperatures. In recent years, dangerous incidents involving personal injuries and property damage have occurred in products such as earbuds, cell phones, electric vehicles (EVs) and battery energy storage systems. Conventional lithium-ion battery technology has shown its limitations and raised energy density and safety concerns.

As a result, SSBs are considered the most promising next-generation battery. They offer high performance and the possibility of improved safety at a low cost.

Our e-book covers the advantages and challenges of SSBs, and ways to mitigate risks associated with this battery technology.

At UL Solutions, we support the advancement of battery technologies by helping to drive confidence in innovation. We can test and certify battery products, including solid-state battery cells, as well as battery cells and packs, chargers and adapters, and battery-operated end products, to key international, regional and national standards and certification schemes.

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Solid-state batteries e-book (English)

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