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ExtremeTech – Sebastian Anthony – News Sulfur-Based Battery Is Safer, Cheaper, More Powerful Than Lithium-Ion – 7 June 2013

ORNL's lithium-sulfur battery, or part of it

Scientists at the DoE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have struck the battery mother lode: They’ve created an all-solid lithium-sulfur battery that is cheaper, less flammable, and has four times the energy density of conventional lithium-ion batteries. Beyond the obvious gains from a four-fold increase in energy density, these sulfur-based batteries could play a key role in electric vehicles and airplanes, where the flammability of lithium-ion batteries is a serious concern. Continue reading