Radical battery: A paper-like polymer-based rechargeable device

Hiroyuki Nishide, Takeo Suga, Kenichi Oyaizu

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Abstract

Pendant radical polymers were used as electroactive charge-storage materials for secondary batteries. The radical polymers were designed to be slightly swelled but not to be dissolved in electrolyte solutions. Stable organic radicals such as nitroxides and galvinoxyl were employed as the redox centers, which were characterized by a rapid electron transfer process with current collectors and an efficient charge propagation (i.e. site-hopping) process within the polymer layer. The organic-based approach leads to the fabrication of transparent, light and flexible thin-film rechargeable devices, with rapid charging and high power rate characteristics.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication234th ACS National Meeting, Abstracts of Scientific Papers
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Dec 31
Event234th ACS National Meeting - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: 2007 Aug 192007 Aug 23

Publication series

NameACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts
ISSN (Print)0065-7727

Conference

Conference234th ACS National Meeting
CountryUnited States
CityBoston, MA
Period07/8/1907/8/23

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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    Nishide, H., Suga, T., & Oyaizu, K. (2007). Radical battery: A paper-like polymer-based rechargeable device. In 234th ACS National Meeting, Abstracts of Scientific Papers (ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts).