New Materials and Approaches for Advanced Batteries

Saturday, 14 February 2015: 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Room 230B (San Jose Convention Center)
Linda Nazar, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
I will present a perspective on the promise and reality of lithium-sulfur batteries, comparing them with lithium-oxygen and advanced sodium-sulfur batteries. I will highlight recent innovations in nanomaterial strategies and new electrolytes that can help these future generation energy storage systems realize their promising potential in emerging markets.