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1. (WO2017152171) STABLE ROOM-TEMPERATURE SODIUM-SULFUR BATTERY

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/152171    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/020920
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Tue Mar 07 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: B01J 20/22
B01J 20/28
B01J 20/32
H01M 4/60
H01M 4/62
H01M 10/056
H01M 10/39
Applicants: CORNELL UNIVERSITY
Inventors: ARCHER, Lynden, A.
WEI, Shuya
Title: STABLE ROOM-TEMPERATURE SODIUM-SULFUR BATTERY
Abstract:
A sodium-ion conducting (e.g., sodium-sulfur) battery, which can be rechargeable, comprising a microporous host-sulfur composite cathode as described herein or a liquid electrolyte comprising a liquid electrolyte solvent and a liquid electrolyte salt or electrolyte additive as described herein or a combination thereof. The batteries can be used in devices such as, for example, battery packs.