[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Franny White
franny.white@pnnl.gov
509-375-6904
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Nanomaterial Extends Lithium-Sulfur Battery Life

Caption: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory developed a nickel-based metal organic framework, shown here in an illustration, to hold onto polysulfide molecules in the cathodes of lithium-sulfur batteries and extend the batteries' lifespans. The colored spheres in this image represent the 3D material's tiny pores into with the polysulfides become trapped.

Credit: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Usage Restrictions: Credit PNNL

Related news release: Relieving electric vehicle range anxiety with improved batteries


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]