Why we need innovation in battery separators
Interesting paper Tony. Thank you for sharing!
I wish all the best to Bodi on this tremendous endeavor. IMO, the electrospinning is a serious obstacle for commercialization. Nice technique but for academia purposes mostly.
Last year, I worked on this topic as well. I went even further, proposing a 100% biobased solution - a paper made from chemically modified cellulosic fibers. Improved wettability and conductivity, scavenger for HF formed by electrolyte decomposition, fire-resistant and thermal runaway mitigation through char formation. And very important from a commercial standpoint -the recipe can be manufactured on a paper machine.
Did I get the attention from battery world or even pulp and paper industry? Not at all. The separator is only a commodity product for them: a piece of plastic!