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Recent research progress in non-aqueous potassium-ion batteries

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Abstract

Large-scale energy storage technologies are in high demand for effective utilization of intermittent electricity generations and efficient electric power transmission. The feasibility of lithium-ion batteries for large-scale energy storage is under debate due to the scarcity and uneven distribution of lithium resources in the Earth's crust. Therefore, there arises tremendous interest in pursuing alternative energy storage systems based on earth-abundant materials. Recently, non-aqueous potassium-ion batteries (KIBs) are emerging as a promising energy storage system due to the abundance of potassium and the encouraging battery performance. Here, the recent research progress in non-aqueous KIBs is summarized, including electrode materials, electrolytes, battery architectures and fundamental electrochemical processes. The challenges and future research opportunities are also briefly discussed.

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The article was received on 08 Jun 2017, accepted on 11 Sep 2017 and first published on 13 Sep 2017


Article type: Perspective
DOI: 10.1039/C7CP03852F
Citation: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017,19, 26495-26506
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    Recent research progress in non-aqueous potassium-ion batteries

    X. Zou, P. Xiong, J. Zhao, J. Hu, Z. Liu and Y. Xu, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017, 19, 26495
    DOI: 10.1039/C7CP03852F

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