Investigating high-performance sulfur–metal nanocomposites for lithium batteries

  title={Investigating high-performance sulfur–metal nanocomposites for lithium batteries},
  author={Vittorio Marangon and Daniele Di Lecce and F{\'a}bio Lera Orsatti and Dan J. L. Brett and Paul R. Shearing and Jusef Hassoun},
  journal={Sustainable Energy and Fuels},
Herein, for the first time, we study the reversible conversion in a lithium cell of a novel sulfur–metal nanocomposite by combining X-ray computed tomography data at the micro- and nanoscales with the electrochemistry. The electrode is obtained at mild temperatures according to an alternative approach, including metal nanoparticles of either tin or nickel in bulk molten sulfur in the corresponding weight ratio of 85 : 15. We show that this pathway leads to the formation of high-performance… 
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