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Title: Tetraarylborate polymer networks as single-ion conducting solid electrolytes

Abstract

A new family of solid polymer electrolytes based upon anionic tetrakis(phenyl)borate tetrahedral nodes and linear bis-alkyne linkers is reported. Sonogashira polymerizations using tetrakis(4-iodophenyl)borate, tetrakis(4-iodo-2,3,5,6-tetrafluorophenyl)borate and tetrakis(4-bromo-2,3,5,6-tetrafluorophenyl)borate delivered highly cross-linked polymer networks with both 1,4-diethynylbeznene and a tri(ethylene glycol) substituted derivative. Promising initial conductivity metrics have been observed, including high room temperature conductivities (up to 2.7 × 10 -4 S cm -1), moderate activation energies (0.25–0.28 eV), and high lithium ion transport numbers (up to t Li+ = 0.93). Initial investigations into the effects of important materials parameters such as bulk morphology, porosity, fluorination, and other chemical modification, provide starting design parameters for further development of this new class of solid electrolytes.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [3];  [3];  [5]
  1. Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
  2. Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)
  3. Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (United States)
  4. Univ. of Leuven (Belgium)
  5. Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC); Center for Gas Separations Relevant to Clean Energy Technologies (CGS); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1214440
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0001015; CHE-1413862
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Chemical Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 6; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 2041-6520
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

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Van Humbeck, Jeffrey F., Aubrey, Michael L., Alsbaiee, Alaaeddin, Ameloot, Rob, Coates, Geoffrey W., Dichtel, William R., and Long, Jeffrey R. Tetraarylborate polymer networks as single-ion conducting solid electrolytes. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1039/C5SC02052B.
Van Humbeck, Jeffrey F., Aubrey, Michael L., Alsbaiee, Alaaeddin, Ameloot, Rob, Coates, Geoffrey W., Dichtel, William R., & Long, Jeffrey R. Tetraarylborate polymer networks as single-ion conducting solid electrolytes. United States. doi:10.1039/C5SC02052B.
Van Humbeck, Jeffrey F., Aubrey, Michael L., Alsbaiee, Alaaeddin, Ameloot, Rob, Coates, Geoffrey W., Dichtel, William R., and Long, Jeffrey R. Tue . "Tetraarylborate polymer networks as single-ion conducting solid electrolytes". United States. doi:10.1039/C5SC02052B. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1214440.
@article{osti_1214440,
title = {Tetraarylborate polymer networks as single-ion conducting solid electrolytes},
author = {Van Humbeck, Jeffrey F. and Aubrey, Michael L. and Alsbaiee, Alaaeddin and Ameloot, Rob and Coates, Geoffrey W. and Dichtel, William R. and Long, Jeffrey R.},
abstractNote = {A new family of solid polymer electrolytes based upon anionic tetrakis(phenyl)borate tetrahedral nodes and linear bis-alkyne linkers is reported. Sonogashira polymerizations using tetrakis(4-iodophenyl)borate, tetrakis(4-iodo-2,3,5,6-tetrafluorophenyl)borate and tetrakis(4-bromo-2,3,5,6-tetrafluorophenyl)borate delivered highly cross-linked polymer networks with both 1,4-diethynylbeznene and a tri(ethylene glycol) substituted derivative. Promising initial conductivity metrics have been observed, including high room temperature conductivities (up to 2.7 × 10-4 S cm-1), moderate activation energies (0.25–0.28 eV), and high lithium ion transport numbers (up to tLi+ = 0.93). Initial investigations into the effects of important materials parameters such as bulk morphology, porosity, fluorination, and other chemical modification, provide starting design parameters for further development of this new class of solid electrolytes.},
doi = {10.1039/C5SC02052B},
journal = {Chemical Science},
number = 10,
volume = 6,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {6}
}

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