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Batteries: Charging ahead rationally

Nature Energy volume 1, Article number: 16074 (2016) | Download Citation

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Redox mediators facilitate the oxidation of the highly insulating discharge product in metal–oxygen batteries during recharge and offer opportunities to achieve high reversible capacities. Now a design principle for selecting redox mediators that can recharge the batteries more efficiently is suggested.

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  1. Stefan A. Freunberger is at Graz University of Technology, Stremayrgasse 9, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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