ISSN 1608-4039 (Print)
ISSN 1680-9505 (Online)


Effect of properties of carbon materials on specific energy and cycling of lithium-sulfur batteries

The effect of the structure and the specific surface area of carbon materials, contained in positive electrodes, on the peculiarities of cycling of lithium-sulfur cells (the depth of electrochemical reduction of sulfur and lithium polysulfides, the changes in capacity and Coulomb efficiency of cycling) was studied.

Effect of the catalyst layers structure on the pem fuel cell perfomance

Using complex models, including the solution percolation problem and electrochemical kinetics calculations are considered the features of a solid polymer fuel cell catalyst layers with a catalyst based on nanoscale carbon materials, including graphene nanowires. These calculations are consistent with the experimental data presented by optimizing the composition of the catalyst layers. It is shown that the addition of 20 wt.\% nanofibres graphene can reduce ohmic losses from the ion current and improve the performance of the fuel cell is 20%