1. An electrode assembly for a lithium-ion battery, comprising at least one anode, at least one cathode and at least one separator interposed between the at least one anode and at least one cathode, wherein the at least one anode comprises an anode current collector and an anode electrode layer comprising an anode material and a binder material, and the at least one cathode comprises a cathode current collector and a cathode electrode layer comprising a cathode material and a binder material;wherein each of the cathode and anode electrode layers independently has a void volume between 10% and 35%, based on the total volume of the electrode layer;
wherein the amount of each of the binder materials is independently at least 3% by weight, based on the total weight of the electrode layer;
wherein the at least one separator is made of polymeric fibers selected from the group consisting of polyamide, polycarbonate, polyimide, polyetherether ketone, polysulfones, polyphenylene oxide, polyphenylene sulfide, polyacrylonitrile, polyvinyl pyrrolidone, polyester, polyethylene terephthalate, polybutylene terephthalate, polyethylene naphthalene, polybutylene naphthalate, and combinations thereof;
wherein the water content of the electrode assembly is less than 20 ppm by weight, based on the total weight of the electrode assembly;
wherein the cathode electrode layer and the anode electrode layer each further comprises only one conductive agent independently selected from the group consisting of carbon, carbon black, graphite, expanded graphite, graphene, graphene nanoplatelets, carbon fibers, carbon nano-fibers, graphitized carbon flake, carbon tubes, carbon nanotubes, activated carbon and mesoporous carbon;
wherein the density of each of the cathode and anode electrode layers is independently from 1.0 g/cm3 to 6.5 g/cm3, and
wherein each of the binder materials is independently selected from the group consisting of styrene-butadiene rubber, acrylated styrene-butadiene rubber, acrylonitrile copolymer, acrylonitrile-butadiene rubber, nitrile butadiene rubber, acrylonitrile-styrene-butadiene copolymer, acryl rubber, butyl rubber, fluorine rubber, polytetrafluoroethylene, polyethylene, polypropylene, ethylene/propylene copolymers, polybutadiene, polyethylene oxide, chlorosulfonated polyethylene, polyvinylpyrrolidone, polyvinylpyridine, polyvinyl alcohol, polyvinyl acetate, polyepichlorohydrin, polyphosphazene, polyacrylonitrile, polystyrene, latex, acrylic resins, phenolic resins, epoxy resins, carboxymethyl cellulose, hydroxypropyl cellulose, cellulose acetate, cellulose acetate butyrate, cellulose acetate propionate, cyanoethylcellulose, cyanoethylsucrose, polyester, polyamide, polyether, polyimide, polycarboxylate, polycarboxylic acid, polyacrylic acid, polyacrylate, polymethacrylic acid, polymethacrylate, polyacrylamide, polyurethane, fluorinated polymer, chlorinated polymer, a salt of alginic acid, polyvinylidene fluoride, poly(vinylidene fluoride)-hexafluoropropene, and combinations thereof.