Characterization of Sulfur and Nanostructured Sulfur Battery Cathodes in Electron Microscopy Without Sublimation Artifacts

  title={Characterization of Sulfur and Nanostructured Sulfur Battery Cathodes in Electron Microscopy Without Sublimation Artifacts},
  author={Barnaby D.A. Levin and Michael J. Zachman and J{\"o}rg G. Werner and Ritu Sahore and Kayla X. Nguyen and Yimo Han and Baoquan Xie and Lingjie Ma and Lynden A. Archer and Emmanuel P Giannelis and Ulrich B Wiesner and Lena F. Kourkoutis and David A. Muller},
  journal={Microscopy and Microanalysis},
  pages={155 - 162}
Abstract Lithium sulfur (Li–S) batteries have the potential to provide higher energy storage density at lower cost than conventional lithium ion batteries. A key challenge for Li–S batteries is the loss of sulfur to the electrolyte during cycling. This loss can be mitigated by sequestering the sulfur in nanostructured carbon–sulfur composites. The nanoscale characterization of the sulfur distribution within these complex nanostructured electrodes is normally performed by electron microscopy… 

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