Higher Capacity Lithium-Ion Battery | March 22, 2010 Issue - Vol. 88 Issue 12 | Chemical & Engineering News
 
 
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Volume 88 Issue 12 | p. 42 | Concentrates
Issue Date: March 22, 2010

Higher Capacity Lithium-Ion Battery

Novel design that includes tin, sulfur, and a polymer outperforms today’s commercial units
Department: Science & Technology
Keywords: lithium-ion battery, electrochemistry, electrode

A novel lithium-ion battery design that includes tin, sulfur, and a polymer outperforms today's commercial units in terms of charge-storage capacity, according to chemists in Italy who designed the device (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., DOI: 10.1002/anie.200907324). For years, researchers have known that lithium-sulfur-based batteries are capable of packing more power per size and weight than commercial batteries made with lithium/transition-metal oxide cathodes and carbon-based anodes. Yet progress in developing suitably safe, stable, and long-lasting versions . . .

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