Designing solid-state electrolytes for safe, energy-dense batteries

  title={Designing solid-state electrolytes for safe, energy-dense batteries},
  author={Qing Zhao and Sanjuna Stalin and Chen‐Zi Zhao and Lynden A. Archer},
  journal={Nature Reviews Materials},
Solid-state electrolytes (SSEs) have emerged as high-priority materials for safe, energy-dense and reversible storage of electrochemical energy in batteries. In this Review, we assess recent progress in the design, synthesis and analysis of SSEs, and identify key failure modes, performance limitations and design concepts for creating SSEs to meet requirements for practical applications. We provide an overview of the development and characteristics of SSEs, followed by analysis of ion transport… 

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