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Title: Rechargeable redox flow batteries: flow fields, stacks and design considerations

Abstract

This review article summarizes the development of flow fields and stacks, and design considerations for next-generation flow batteries.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2]; ORCiD logo [3]; ORCiD logo [4]; ORCiD logo [5]; ORCiD logo [4]
  1. Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA, Electrochemical Engineering and Energy Laboratory
  2. Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA
  3. School of Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
  4. Electrochemical Engineering and Energy Laboratory, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  5. Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Knoxville, USA, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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OSTI Identifier:
1476835
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AR0000352
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Journal Name:
Chemical Society Reviews
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Chemical Society Reviews Journal Volume: 47 Journal Issue: 23; Journal ID: ISSN 0306-0012
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English

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Ke, Xinyou, Prahl, Joseph M., Alexander, J. Iwan D., Wainright, Jesse S., Zawodzinski, Thomas A., and Savinell, Robert F. Rechargeable redox flow batteries: flow fields, stacks and design considerations. United Kingdom: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1039/C8CS00072G.
Ke, Xinyou, Prahl, Joseph M., Alexander, J. Iwan D., Wainright, Jesse S., Zawodzinski, Thomas A., & Savinell, Robert F. Rechargeable redox flow batteries: flow fields, stacks and design considerations. United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C8CS00072G.
Ke, Xinyou, Prahl, Joseph M., Alexander, J. Iwan D., Wainright, Jesse S., Zawodzinski, Thomas A., and Savinell, Robert F. Mon . "Rechargeable redox flow batteries: flow fields, stacks and design considerations". United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C8CS00072G.
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title = {Rechargeable redox flow batteries: flow fields, stacks and design considerations},
author = {Ke, Xinyou and Prahl, Joseph M. and Alexander, J. Iwan D. and Wainright, Jesse S. and Zawodzinski, Thomas A. and Savinell, Robert F.},
abstractNote = {This review article summarizes the development of flow fields and stacks, and design considerations for next-generation flow batteries.},
doi = {10.1039/C8CS00072G},
journal = {Chemical Society Reviews},
number = 23,
volume = 47,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2018},
month = {11}
}

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A high-performance all-metallocene-based, non-aqueous redox flow battery
journal, January 2017

  • Ding, Yu; Zhao, Yu; Li, Yutao
  • Energy & Environmental Science, Vol. 10, Issue 2
  • DOI: 10.1039/C6EE02057G

Progress in Flow Battery Research and Development
journal, June 2011

  • Skyllas-Kazacos, M.; Chakrabarti, M. H.; Hajimolana, S. A.
  • Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Vol. 158, Issue 8, p. R55-R79
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In Situ Measurements of Potential, Current and Charging Current across an EDL Capacitance Anode for an Aqueous Sodium Hybrid Battery
journal, January 2012

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  • Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Vol. 159, Issue 8
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Characteristics and performance of 10kW class all-vanadium redox-flow battery stack
journal, November 2006


The vanadium redox-battery: an efficient storage unit for photovoltaic systems
journal, December 2001


Effect of flow-field structure on discharging and charging behavior of hydrogen/bromine redox flow batteries
journal, March 2017


A comparison between flow-through and flow-by porous electrodes for redox energy storage
journal, April 1981


Measurement of Localized Current Distribution in a Vanadium Redox Flow Battery
journal, April 2014

  • Clement, J. T.; Zawodzinski, T. A.; Mench, M. M.
  • ECS Transactions, Vol. 58, Issue 37
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Effect of Cathodic and Anodic Treatments of Carbon on the Electrode Kinetics of V IV /V V Oxidation-Reduction
journal, January 2015

  • Bourke, A.; Miller, M. A.; Lynch, R. P.
  • Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Vol. 162, Issue 8
  • DOI: 10.1149/2.0671508jes

A simple analytical model of coupled single flow channel over porous electrode in vanadium redox flow battery with serpentine flow channel
journal, August 2015


In-plane and through-plane gas permeability of carbon fiber electrode backing layers
journal, November 2006


High-Performance Lithium-Iodine Flow Battery
journal, July 2013


Bismuth Nanoparticle Decorating Graphite Felt as a High-Performance Electrode for an All-Vanadium Redox Flow Battery
journal, February 2013

  • Li, Bin; Gu, Meng; Nie, Zimin
  • Nano Letters, Vol. 13, Issue 3
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Performance enhancement of iron-chromium redox flow batteries by employing interdigitated flow fields
journal, September 2016


A Transient Vanadium Flow Battery Model Incorporating Vanadium Crossover and Water Transport through the Membrane
journal, January 2012

  • Knehr, K. W.; Agar, Ertan; Dennison, C. R.
  • Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Vol. 159, Issue 9
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High-Performance Aqueous Organic Flow Battery with Quinone-Based Redox Couples at Both Electrodes
journal, January 2016

  • Yang, Bo; Hoober-Burkhardt, Lena; Krishnamoorthy, Sankarganesh
  • Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Vol. 163, Issue 7
  • DOI: 10.1149/2.1371607jes

Analysis of Electrolyte Shunt Currents in Fuel Cell Power Plants
journal, January 1978

  • Katz, Murray
  • Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Vol. 125, Issue 4
  • DOI: 10.1149/1.2131488

High performance electrodes in vanadium redox flow batteries through oxygen-enriched thermal activation
journal, October 2015


Characterizing Slurry Electrodes Using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy
journal, June 2015

  • Petek, Tyler J.; Hoyt, Nathaniel C.; Savinell, Robert F.
  • Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Vol. 163, Issue 1
  • DOI: 10.1149/2.0011601jes

A dynamic performance model for redox-flow batteries involving soluble species
journal, November 2008


Advanced Hydrogen-Bromine Flow Batteries with Improved Efficiency, Durability and Cost
journal, September 2015

  • Lin, G.; Chong, P. Y.; Yarlagadda, V.
  • Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Vol. 163, Issue 1
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A biomimetic redox flow battery based on flavin mononucleotide
journal, October 2016

  • Orita, Akihiro; Verde, Michael G.; Sakai, Masanori
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  • DOI: 10.1038/ncomms13230

Nonaqueous redox-flow batteries: organic solvents, supporting electrolytes, and redox pairs
journal, January 2015

  • Gong, Ke; Fang, Qianrong; Gu, Shuang
  • Energy & Environmental Science, Vol. 8, Issue 12, p. 3515-3530
  • DOI: 10.1039/C5EE02341F

Computational modeling of microfluidic fuel cells with flow-through porous electrodes
journal, December 2011


High Power Density Redox Flow Battery Cells
journal, May 2013


Engineering aspects of the design, construction and performance of modular redox flow batteries for energy storage
journal, June 2017


Li-Redox Flow Batteries Based on Hybrid Electrolytes: At the Cross Road between Li-ion and Redox Flow Batteries
journal, June 2012

  • Wang, Yarong; He, Ping; Zhou, Haoshen
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Dynamic thermal-hydraulic modeling and stack flow pattern analysis for all-vanadium redox flow battery
journal, August 2014


Electrochemical Energy Storage for Green Grid
journal, May 2011

  • Yang, Zhenguo; Zhang, Jianlu; Kintner-Meyer, Michael C. W.
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Slurry electrodes for iron plating in an all-iron flow battery
journal, October 2015


A mixed acid based vanadium–cerium redox flow battery with a zero-gap serpentine architecture
journal, January 2015


Modeling of flowable slurry electrodes with combined faradaic and nonfaradaic currents
journal, April 2016

  • Hoyt, Nathaniel C.; Savinell, Robert F.; Wainright, Jesse S.
  • Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 144
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2016.01.048

Distribution of incompressible flow within interdigitated channels and porous electrodes
journal, December 2015


A review of current developments in non-aqueous redox flow batteries: characterization of their membranes for design perspective
journal, January 2013

  • Shin, Sung-Hee; Yun, Sung-Hyun; Moon, Seung-Hyeon
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Recent developments in organic redox flow batteries: A critical review
journal, August 2017


Recent Advancements in All-Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries
journal, November 2015

  • Ulaganathan, Mani; Aravindan, Vanchiappan; Yan, Qingyu
  • Advanced Materials Interfaces, Vol. 3, Issue 1
  • DOI: 10.1002/admi.201500309

Nafion-based composite membrane with a permselective layered silicate layer for vanadium redox flow battery
journal, January 2014


Laser-perforated carbon paper electrodes for improved mass-transport in high power density vanadium redox flow batteries
journal, August 2014


Solution casting Nafion/polytetrafluoroethylene membrane for vanadium redox flow battery application
journal, January 2013


Alkaline quinone flow battery
journal, September 2015


1 kW/1 kWh advanced vanadium redox flow battery utilizing mixed acid electrolytes
journal, September 2013


Scale-up of high power density redox flow batteries by introducing interdigitated flow fields
journal, July 2016


Spatially resolved diagnostic methods for polymer electrolyte fuel cells: a review: Diagnostic methods for polymer electrolyte fuel cells
journal, August 2013

  • Kalyvas, Christos; Kucernak, Anthony; Brett, Dan
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A High Energy Density Vanadium Redox Flow Battery with 3 M Vanadium Electrolyte
journal, July 2015

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  • Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Vol. 163, Issue 1
  • DOI: 10.1149/2.0041601jes

A model for bipolar current leakage in cell stacks with separate electrolyte loops
journal, March 1989

  • Yang, Min-Zhi; Wu, Han; Selman, J. Robert
  • Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, Vol. 19, Issue 2
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All-Iron Redox Flow Battery Tailored for Off-Grid Portable Applications
journal, November 2015

  • Tucker, Michael C.; Phillips, Adam; Weber, Adam Z.
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  • DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201500845

The development of an all copper hybrid redox flow battery using deep eutectic solvents
journal, June 2013


Adsorption of Gases in Multimolecular Layers
journal, February 1938

  • Brunauer, Stephen; Emmett, P. H.; Teller, Edward
  • Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 60, Issue 2, p. 309-319
  • DOI: 10.1021/ja01269a023

2-D Model of a H 2 /Br 2  Flow Battery with Flow-Through Positive Electrode
journal, December 2015

  • You, Xin; Ye, Qiang; Van Nguyen, Trung
  • Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Vol. 163, Issue 3
  • DOI: 10.1149/2.0361603jes

Flow Batteries: Current Status and Trends
journal, September 2015

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  • DOI: 10.1021/cr500720t

An All-Organic Non-aqueous Lithium-Ion Redox Flow Battery
journal, June 2012

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