Contact: Franny White
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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