Cd|KOH|NiOOH

Zn|NH4CI|MnO2

Li|LiClO4|MnO2

Pb|H2SO4|PbO2

H2|KOH|O2

Modeling of Characteristics of Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Based on Experimental Evaluation of Electrochemical Properties of Electrode Materials

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To model the characteristics of lithium-sulfur batteries based on the experimental evaluation of the electrochemical properties of electrode materials, the software "Battery Designer", included in the software package “ElChemLab”, was developed. The possibilities of software are described. The specific energy of lithium-sulfur batteries is compared for different surface capacitances of a positive electrode and for different amounts of electrolyte. It is shown that to develop lithium-sulfur batteries with higher specific characteristics in comparison with lithium-ion batteries, the capacity of the positive electrode of lithium-sulfur batteries should be in the range of 4.5–15 m⋅A⋅h/cm2, the amount of loaded electrolyte – no more than 3 μl/mA⋅h.

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