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LI-ION BATTERIES

Towards practical organic batteries

Conjugated sulfonamides have been demonstrated as cathodes with high redox potentials and exceptional atmospheric stability, providing a sustainable alternative to traditional inorganic materials used in commercial lithium-ion batteries.

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Fig. 1: Illustrations of the design principle, performance, and improvement strategies of the conjugated sulfonamide electrode materials.

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Xie, J., Lu, YC. Towards practical organic batteries. Nat. Mater. 20, 581–583 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-021-00951-2

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