The link between oxygen redox and structural disorder in lithium-rich layered electrodes has been challenging to unravel. A theoretical framework for the link between structural disorder, subsequent bond rearrangements and redox chemistry has been proposed, providing guidance for the materials engineering of high-capacity electrodes.
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This is a summary of: Kim, B. et al. A theoretical framework for oxygen redox chemistry for sustainable batteries. Nat. Sustain. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-022-00890-z (2022).
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Stabilizing oxygen redox chemistry for the realization of high-capacity batteries. Nat Sustain 5, 647–648 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-022-00891-y