Electrocatalysis in Metal–Sulfur Batteries: Catalyst Design and Catalytic Mechanism

A special issue of Catalysts (ISSN 2073-4344). This special issue belongs to the section "Electrocatalysis".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 October 2024 | Viewed by 64

Special Issue Editors


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Center for the Physics of Low-Dimensional Materials, Henan Joint International Research Laboratory of New Energy Materials and Devices, School of Physics and Electronics, Henan University, Kaifeng, China
Interests: electrocatalysts; two-dimensional materials; metal-sulfur batteries

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Advanced Chemical Engineering and Energy Materials Research Center, China University of Petroleum (East China), Qingdao 266580, China
Interests: electrocatalyst; lithium-sulfur batteries; lithium-ion batteries

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Metal–sulfur batteries with high energy density and abundant sulfur resources possess great potential to be the next-generation high-energy systems. However, the shuttle effect caused by the sluggish conversion of polysulfide intermediates to solid charge/discharge products results in a continuous loss of active sulfur and final battery failure, which severely hinders the practical development of metal–sulfur batteries. Therefore, exploring high-activity electrocatalysts for accelerating the conversion of polysulfide intermediates is of great importance. From this perspective, this Special Issue of Catalysts “Electrocatalysis in Metal–Sulfur Batteries: Catalyst Design and Catalytic Mechanism” aims to provide design rules for high-activity catalysts or reveal the catalytic mechanism of sulfur redox reactions in metal–sulfur batteries.

Dr. Wuxing Hua
Dr. Junwei Han
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • electrocatalysts
  • catalytic mechanism
  • metal–sulfur batteries
  • polysulfide intermediates
  • shuttle effect

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