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Title: Rechargeable Solid-State Copper Sulfide Cathodes for Alkaline Batteries: Importance of the Copper Valence State

Abstract

Batteries for grid storage applications must be inexpensive, safe, reliable, as well as have a high energy density. Here, we utilize the high capacity of sulfur (S) (1675 mAh g –1, based on the idealized redox couple of S 2–/S) in order to demonstrate for the first time, a reversible high capacity solid-state S-based cathode for alkaline batteries. To maintain S in the solid-state, it is bound to copper (Cu), initially in its fully reduced state as the sulfide.

Authors:
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  1. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE)
OSTI Identifier:
1497935
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1570284
Report Number(s):
SAND-2019-10633J
Journal ID: ISSN 0013-4651; 679220
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000; NA0003525
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Journal of the Electrochemical Society
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 166; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 0013-4651
Publisher:
The Electrochemical Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; Batteries; Batteries - aqueous; Energy Storage; Alkaline; Battery; Energy storage

Citation Formats

Duay, Jonathon, Lambert, Timothy N., Kelly, Maria, and Pineda-Dominguez, Ivan. Rechargeable Solid-State Copper Sulfide Cathodes for Alkaline Batteries: Importance of the Copper Valence State. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1149/2.0261904jes.
Duay, Jonathon, Lambert, Timothy N., Kelly, Maria, & Pineda-Dominguez, Ivan. Rechargeable Solid-State Copper Sulfide Cathodes for Alkaline Batteries: Importance of the Copper Valence State. United States. doi:10.1149/2.0261904jes.
Duay, Jonathon, Lambert, Timothy N., Kelly, Maria, and Pineda-Dominguez, Ivan. Tue . "Rechargeable Solid-State Copper Sulfide Cathodes for Alkaline Batteries: Importance of the Copper Valence State". United States. doi:10.1149/2.0261904jes.
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title = {Rechargeable Solid-State Copper Sulfide Cathodes for Alkaline Batteries: Importance of the Copper Valence State},
author = {Duay, Jonathon and Lambert, Timothy N. and Kelly, Maria and Pineda-Dominguez, Ivan},
abstractNote = {Batteries for grid storage applications must be inexpensive, safe, reliable, as well as have a high energy density. Here, we utilize the high capacity of sulfur (S) (1675 mAh g–1, based on the idealized redox couple of S2–/S) in order to demonstrate for the first time, a reversible high capacity solid-state S-based cathode for alkaline batteries. To maintain S in the solid-state, it is bound to copper (Cu), initially in its fully reduced state as the sulfide.},
doi = {10.1149/2.0261904jes},
journal = {Journal of the Electrochemical Society},
number = 4,
volume = 166,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {3}
}

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DOI: 10.1149/2.0261904jes

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Table I Table I: Theoretical performance metrics of polysulfide reductions in alkaline solutions.

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