In the intensive search for novel battery architectures, the spotlight is firmly on solid-state lithium batteries. Now, a strategy based on solid-state sodium–sulfur batteries emerges, making it potentially possible to eliminate scarce materials such as lithium and transition metals.
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Ohno, S., Zeier, W.G. Sodium is the new lithium. Nat Energy 7, 686–687 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-022-01084-9