Stabilization of gamma sulfur at room temperature to enable the use of carbonate electrolyte in Li-S batteries

@article{Pai2022StabilizationOG,
  title={Stabilization of gamma sulfur at room temperature to enable the use of carbonate electrolyte in Li-S batteries},
  author={Rahul R. Pai and Arvinder Singh and Maureen H. Tang and Vibha Kalra},
  journal={Communications Chemistry},
  year={2022},
  volume={5}
}
This past decade has seen extensive research in lithium-sulfur batteries with exemplary works mitigating the notorious polysulfide shuttling. However, these works utilize ether electrolytes that are highly volatile severely hindering their practicality. Here, we stabilize a rare monoclinic γ-sulfur phase within carbon nanofibers that enables successful operation of Lithium-Sulfur (Li-S) batteries in carbonate electrolyte for 4000 cycles. Carbonates are known to adversely react with the… 
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