A Review of Magnesium Air Battery Systems: From Design Aspects To Performance Characteristics

International Journal of Material Science and Engineering
© 2021 by SSRG - IJMSE Journal
Volume 7 Issue 2
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors : Poonam, J.K. Bhatnagar, R.C. Sharma
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Poonam, J.K. Bhatnagar, R.C. Sharma, "A Review of Magnesium Air Battery Systems: From Design Aspects To Performance Characteristics," SSRG International Journal of Material Science and Engineering, vol. 7,  no. 2, pp. 18-28, 2021. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23948884/IJMSE-V7I2P104


Metal–air batteries have been designed and developed as an essential source of electric power to propel automobiles, make electronic equipment functional, and use them as the source of power in remote areas and space. High energy and power density, lightweight, easy recharge capabilities, and low cost are essential features of these batteries. Magnesium air batteries, both primary and rechargeable, show great promise. In this study, we will concentrate on the fundamentals of Mg–air cell electrode reaction kinetics. Anode materials made of magnesium as well as magnesium alloys, air cathode design and composition, and promising electrolytes for magnesium–air batteries have all been examined. A brief note on the possible and proposed improvements in design and functionality is also incorporated. This article may serve as the primary and premier document in the critical research area of Mg-air battery systems.


Air Cathode, Battery Design, Magnesium Air battery, Magnesium Anode, Rechargeable Magnesium Air Battery


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