Lithium Ion - definition
A lithium-ion battery or Li-ion battery is a rechargeable type of battery where lithium-ion moves from cathode to anode through an electrolyte material. Lithium-ion batteries are one of the most sued battery types in the electronic device, nowadays a successor of this family which is Li-Po or Lithium-Polymer is being used the mobile phone manufacturer all around there world because of few disadvantages of Li-ion. One of the main reasons behind using Li-ion as the portable power supply option for most electronic devices is each Lithium cell can deliver up to 3.6 volts which are 3X higher than the other rechargeable battery type made of Ni-Cd, Ni-MH. Also, Lithium-ion batteries don’t contain toxic materials like Cadmium. Point to be mentioned except mobile devices, many popular car manufacturers are using lithium-ion batteries in their EV (Electric Vehicle) as the main power source, such as Tesla and Nissan.