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Energy storage technologies: the achievements realized by researchers of Chinese Academy of Sciences

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Introduction:

The inevitable depletion of non-renewable fossil fuels and serious environmental pollution promote the wide application of renewable energy sources. Most of the renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power, suffer from uncontrollable as well as complicated situations[1]. Electrochemical energy storage technologies are crucial to solve these problems, as they can efficiently store electricity in chemicals and release it according to the users’ demands[1, 2]. Moreover, energy and environmental challenges have stimulated great interest to replace gasoline engine powered vehicles by plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV) and electric vehicles (EVs). Therefore, it is vital to improve the performance of energy storage systems, which depend on the development of key materials for the various batteries and new energy storage strategies. Researchers from Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) have dedicated to the researches of energy storage systems for decades and made significant process. We will introduce the progress on energy storage systems of CAS in recent two years, which covers the key materials of Lithium ion battery (LIB), Lithium-oxygen (Li-O2) battery, Lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery, Lithium ion capacitor, Sodium ion battery, and Flow battery.

简介

随着社会的发展,对化石能源的需求日益增大,普及应用可再生能源成为世界各国发展的重要战略。风能、太阳能等可再生能源发电具有明显的不连续、不稳定和不可控的非稳态特征,大规模储能技术则是解决其系统不连续、不稳定特征的关键瓶颈技术,是国家能源战略和能源安全的重大需求1,2。此外,随着资源的消耗及环境污染问题的日益凸显,研究开发电动汽车用高比能量电池具有重要的学术意义和巨大的应用前景。而无论是可再生能源还是电动汽车的普及应用,均离不开储能技术,特别是电化学储能技术。因此,提高储能系统的性能至关重要。而储能系统性能的提高取决于其关键材料的发展。中国科学院的研究学者们在过去的几十年间致力于储能系统的研究开发,取得了一系列研究进展。本文将介绍中国科学院的研究者们在最近两年内在储能关键材料、系统等方面的所取得的最新进展。主要包括液流电池、锂离子电池、锂氧电池、锂硫电池、锂离子电容器和钠离子电池等。

1 Yang, Z. et al. Electrochemical Energy Storage for Green Grid. Chemical Reviews111, 3577-3613, doi:10.1021/cr100290v (2011).
2 He, H. et al. Changes in the morphology of organoclays with HDTMA + surfactant loading. Applied Clay Science31, 262-271 (2006).
3 Li, X, et al. Investigation of electrolytes of the vanadium redox flow battery (IV): Measurement and prediction of viscosity of aqueous VOSO4 solution at 283.15 to 323.15 K. Journal of Molecular Liquids224, 893-899(2016).

With thanks to the Article Selection Editors:

Dr. Xianfeng Li

Dr. Xianfeng Li received his PhD in Polymer Chemistry and Physics from Jilin University in 2006. After 3 years’ postdoc with Prof. Vankelecom from K.U. Leuven University, he was appointed as associated professor in Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), Chinese Academy of Science. In 2012, he was promoted as full professor. He currently serves as head of energy storage division at DICP. His research interests include functional membranes for secondary battery applications (Flow battery, lithium ion battery, lithium sulfur battery, etc). Up to now, he is the author of more than 150 peer-reviewed papers with more than 4000 citations, his H-index is 36 and he applied more than 150 patents in battery field. He has received several awards from Chinese Government, including outstanding Science and Technology Achievement Prize of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, National Technology Invention Award, etc. He currently serves as the editorial board of “Scientific Reports”, Sustainability and "Journal of Energy Chemistry".

Guanglei Cui

Guanglei Cui obtained his Ph.D. degree at the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, in 2005. From 2005 to 2009, he had worked at Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research and Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State research as a postdoctoral scientist on Energy Chemistry Project. Currently, he is principal investigator at Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research topics include sustainable and highly efficient energy-storage materials, solid-state batteries and novel energy devices.

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All of the articles featured within this Article Selection are freely available to access until 31 July 2019.

Lithium ion batteries锂离子电池
Li-sulfur batteries 锂硫电池
Lithium oxygen batteries 锂氧电池
Flow battery 液流电池
Lithium ion supercapacitor 锂离子电容器
Sodium ion batteries 钠离子电池

Lithium ion batteries 锂离子电池


Li-sulfur batteries 锂硫电池

LiNO3 -free electrolyte for Li-S battery: A solvent of choice with low Ksp of polysulfide and low dendrite of lithium
Chao Qu, Yuqing Chen, Xiaofei Yang, Hongzhang Zhang, Xianfeng Li, Huamin Zhang
Nano Energy

Simultaneous optimization of surface chemistry and pore morphology of 3D graphene-sulfur cathode via multi-ion modulation
Jian Wang, Shuang Cheng, Wanfei Li, Su Zhang, Hongfei Li, Zhaozhao Zheng, Fujin Li, Liyi Shi, Hongzhen Lin, Yuegang Zhang
Journal of Power Sources


Lithium oxygen batteries 锂氧电池


Flow battery 液流电池


Lithium ion supercapacitor 锂离子电容器

Nitrogen-doped carbonized polyimide microsphere as a novel anode material for high performance lithium ion capacitors
Xiaoqi Han, Pengxian Han, Jianhua Yao, Shu Zhang, Xiaoyan Cao, Junwei Xiong, Junnan Zhang, Guanglei Cui
Electrochimica Acta


Sodium ion batteries 钠离子电池

NaV3(PO4)3/C nanocomposite as novel anode material for Na-ion batteries with high stability
Pu Hu, Xiaofang Wang, Jun Ma, Zhonghua Zhang, Jianjiang He, Xiaogang Wang, Siqi Shi,Guanglei Cui, Liquan Chen
Nano Energy

Na3.4Zr1.8Mg0.2Si2PO12 filled poly(ethylene oxide)/Na(CF3SO2)2N as flexible composite polymer electrolyte for solid-state sodium batteries
Zhizhen Zhang, Kaiqi Xu, XiaohuiRong, Yong-Sheng Hu, Hong Li, Xuejie Huang, Liquan Chen
Journal of Power Sources


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