Publisher : The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers
DOI : 10.3795/KSME-B.2016.40.1.047
Title & Authors
Effect of Mixing Ratio of Active Material on the Wettability in Lithium-Ion Battery Using Lattice Boltzmann Method Jeon, Dong Hyup;
The electrolyte wetting phenomena occurring in the electrode of lithium-ion battery was studied using lattice Boltzmann method (LBM). Recently, lithium-ion batteries are being mixed with small particles on the active material to increase the capacity and energy density during the electrode design stage. The change to the mixing ratio may influence the wettability of electrolyte. In this study, the changes in electrolyte distribution and saturation were investigated according to various mixing ratios of active material. We found that the variations in mixing ratio of active material affect the wetting mechanism, and result in changes to the wetting speed and wettability of electrolyte.
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