"Electrolytes for microsized silicon"

Jiangyan Wang: Yi Cui; Nature Energy, 04/29/20.

Additional Authors: Yi Cui


Microsized battery anodes such as silicon offer cost advantages over nanosized counterparts but suffer from poor cycling stability. Now, an electrolyte design is reported to enable a LiF-rich solid–electrolyte interphase that stabilizes microsized silicon over a reasonably long cycle life.