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Title: Eutectogels: A New Class of Solid Composite Electrolytes for Li/Li-Ion Batteries
Authors: Joos, Bjorn
Vranken, Thomas
Marchal, Wouter
Safari, Momo
Van Bael, Marlies K.
Hardy, An
Issue Date: 2018
Citation: CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, 30 (3), p. 655-662
Abstract: Here, we introduce deep eutectic solvent (DES)–silica composites as a promising candidate for solid composite electrolytes (SCEs). The proposed DES-based gel electrolytes, further referred to as eutectogels (ETGs), are characterized by high ionic conductivity (1.46 mS cm–1), thermal (up to 130 °C), and electrochemical stability (up to 4.8 V) and are chemically inert to solvents and water. These ETGs can be easily processed and potentially at lower costs compared to ionic-liquid-based composite electrolytes. The good prospects of ETGs for application in Li/Li-ion batteries are demonstrated by stable cycling of Li/ETG/LiFePO4 cells over 100 cycles at C/10.
Notes: Joos, B (reprint author), Hasselt Univ, UHasselt, Inst Mat Res IMO, Agoralaan, B-3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium. bjorn.joos@uhasselt.be
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/25696
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b03736
ISI #: 000425840500015
ISSN: 0897-4756
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
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