SODIUM ORGANIC BATTERIES

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Using cheap organic material as the cathode and abundant sodium as the charge carrier is attractive for sustainable battery technologies. Now, highly reversible four-sodium storage in a nano-sized disodium rhodizonate organic cathode is achieved.

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Fig. 1: Reported cathode materials for SIB and their electrochemical performances
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  • 29 January 2018

    In the HTML version of this News & Views originally published, the corresponding author was incorrectly flagged as being Laifa Shen; it should have been Yan Yu. This has now been corrected.

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Shen, L., Yu, Y. Greener and cheaper. Nat Energy 2, 836–837 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-017-0026-7

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