Chalmers University of Technology researchers recently unveiled a promising breakthrough for the lithium sulfur battery, using a catholyte with the help of a graphene sponge. Lithium sulfur batteries, which offer a theoretical energy density more than five times that of lithium ion batteries could meet the demands of an electric future when new battery technologies […]

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie scientists have fabricated a nanomaterial made from nanoparticles of a titanium oxide compound for lithium sulfur battery cathodes. The titanium oxide, Ti4O7 is characterized by an extremely large surface area, and was tested as a cathode material in lithium sulfur batteries. Presently lithium batteries are one of the best […]

Materials researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI in Switzerland collaborating with the Université Grenoble Alpes (France), have developed a method that could enable a breakthrough for the lithium-sulfur battery. This could be very useful because: In theory, lithium-sulfur batteries can deliver considerably more energy than today’s conventional lithium-ion batteries, but current prototypes show a […]

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) researchers have developed a nickel-based metal organic framework to hold onto polysulfide molecules in the cathodes of lithium-sulfur batteries and extend the batteries’ life spans. A promising new battery chemistry is the lithium-sulfur battery, which can hold as much as four times more energy in a given mass than typical […]

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have designed and tested an all-solid lithium-sulfur battery with approximately four times the energy density of conventional lithium-ion technologies that power today’s electronics. That would be four times the energy or power at the same weight. Chengdu Liang, lead author on the ORNL study said, […]

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