Designing New Electrolytes for Lithium Ion Batteries Using Superhalogen Anions

@article{Srivastava2016DesigningNE,
  title={Designing New Electrolytes for Lithium Ion Batteries Using Superhalogen Anions},
  author={Ambrish Kumar Srivastava and Neeraj Misra},
  journal={arXiv: Chemical Physics},
  year={2016}
}
Probing the potential of halogen-free superhalogen anions as effective electrolytes of Li-ion batteries: a theoretical prospect from combined ab initio and DFT studies.
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When comparing different methods, MP2 was found to be in good agreement with CCSD(T) in the calculation of ΔELi+ and ΔEH2O, which are parameters describing the performance of potential electrolytes, which means MP2 represents a good choice for such calculations, particularly for large potential electrolyte systems wherein C CSD( T) calculations are actually impractical.
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