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Lithium-Polysulfide Flow Battery Demonstration

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Caption: In this video, Stanford graduate student Wesley Zhang demonstrates the new low-cost, long-lived flow battery he helped create. The researchers created this miniature system using simple glassware. Adding a lithium polysulfide solution to the flask immediately produces electricity that lights an LED. A utility version of the new battery would be scaled up to store many megawatt-hours of energy.

Read more about the research: http://www6.slac.stanford.edu/news/2013-04-24-polysulfide-flowbattery.aspx

Credit: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

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