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Title: Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Sulfur Cathode during Discharge in MgTFSI 2-DME Electrolyte

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  1. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park MD 20740 USA
  2. School of Optical and Electronic Information, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan Hubei 430074 China
  3. Electrochemistry Branch, Power and Energy Division Sensor and Electron Devices Directorate, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi MD 20783 USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) (United States). Nanostructures for Electrical Energy Storage (NEES)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
DOE Contract Number:  
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Advanced Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 30; Journal Issue: 3; Related Information: NEES partners with University of Maryland (lead); University of California, Irvine; University of Florida; Los Alamos National Laboratory; Sandia National Laboratories; Yale University; Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
Country of Publication:
United States
bio-inspired, energy storage (including batteries and capacitors), defects, charge transport, synthesis (novel materials), synthesis (self-assembly), synthesis (scalable processing)

Citation Formats

Gao, Tao, Ji, Xiao, Hou, Singyuk, Fan, Xiulin, Li, Xiaogang, Yang, Chongying, Han, Fudong, Wang, Fei, Jiang, Jianjun, Xu, Kang, and Wang, Chunsheng. Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Sulfur Cathode during Discharge in MgTFSI2-DME Electrolyte. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1002/adma.201704313.
Gao, Tao, Ji, Xiao, Hou, Singyuk, Fan, Xiulin, Li, Xiaogang, Yang, Chongying, Han, Fudong, Wang, Fei, Jiang, Jianjun, Xu, Kang, & Wang, Chunsheng. Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Sulfur Cathode during Discharge in MgTFSI2-DME Electrolyte. United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201704313.
Gao, Tao, Ji, Xiao, Hou, Singyuk, Fan, Xiulin, Li, Xiaogang, Yang, Chongying, Han, Fudong, Wang, Fei, Jiang, Jianjun, Xu, Kang, and Wang, Chunsheng. Thu . "Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Sulfur Cathode during Discharge in MgTFSI2-DME Electrolyte". United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201704313.
title = {Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Sulfur Cathode during Discharge in MgTFSI2-DME Electrolyte},
author = {Gao, Tao and Ji, Xiao and Hou, Singyuk and Fan, Xiulin and Li, Xiaogang and Yang, Chongying and Han, Fudong and Wang, Fei and Jiang, Jianjun and Xu, Kang and Wang, Chunsheng},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1002/adma.201704313},
journal = {Advanced Materials},
issn = {0935-9648},
number = 3,
volume = 30,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {11}

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