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Contact: Andy Freeberg
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DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Flow Battery Diagrams

Caption: These diagrams compare Stanford/SLAC's new lithium-polysulfide flow battery design with conventional "redox" flow batteries. The new flow battery uses only one tank and pump and uses a simple coating instead of an expensive membrane to separate the anode and cathode.

Credit: Greg Stewart, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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