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Kinetics of redox-mediated catalysis in batteries

Studying the kinetics of high-energy and high-power batteries is a formidable challenge. Now, it has been shown that redox-mediated (RM) catalysis in Li–O2 and Li–S batteries can be controlled by tuning parameters such as Li-ion concentration or electrolyte solvent, revealing threshold potentials in which rate constants increase several-fold.

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Fig. 1: Kinetics in RM-related batteries.


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Zhou, H. Kinetics of redox-mediated catalysis in batteries. Nat Catal 5, 173–174 (2022).

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