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A FREE-STANDING PAN/PMMA/RGO CARBON PAPER AS AN EFFECTIVE INTERLAYER FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE LITHIUM-SULFUR BATTERIES

ABSTRACT
The limitations of the polysulfides shuttling and lithium dendrites have been obstacles to improve the lithium-sulfur battery technology, resulting in low active material utilization and poor cycle life. Here we report a simple modification of the traditional lithium-sulfur battery configuration to achieve high capacity with a long cycle life and high reversible rate. Great improvement was observed with a carbonized PAN/PMMA/rGO paper between the anode and the separator in the active material utilization and capacity retention. The adding of a free-standing PAN/PMMA/rGO carbon interlayer demonstrated the feasibility of enhancing the performance of lithium-sulfur batteries.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2019-04-30
PAPER REVISED: 2019-09-22
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2019-09-22
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2020-06-21
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI2004485L
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2020, VOLUME 24, ISSUE 4, PAGES [2485 - 2490]
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