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Issue 15, 2019
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Unlocking high-potential non-persistent radical chemistry for semi-aqueous redox batteries

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Abstract

A non-persistent radical precursor, N-hydroxyphthalimide (NHPI), is reported as a low-cost, high-potential organic cathode in a binary electrolyte for a semi-aqueous redox battery. A highly reversible NHPI-phthalimide N-oxyl (PINO) radical redox couple at +1.30 VNHE is demonstrated, providing a 1.15 V rechargeable battery with an attractive >85% voltage efficiency when coupled with anthraquinone-2-sulfonic acid (AQS).

Graphical abstract: Unlocking high-potential non-persistent radical chemistry for semi-aqueous redox batteries

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The article was received on 02 Dec 2018, accepted on 25 Jan 2019 and first published on 30 Jan 2019


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC09304K
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2019,55, 2154-2157

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    Unlocking high-potential non-persistent radical chemistry for semi-aqueous redox batteries

    Y. Tian, K. Wu, L. Cao, W. H. Saputera, R. Amal and D. Wang, Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 2154
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CC09304K

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