A High-Energy-Density Magnesium-Air Battery with Nanostructured Polymeric Electrodes

Abdulrahman Faraj Alharbi, Abdulaziz Abdulkarim Mansour Abahussain, Mian Hammad Nazir, Syed Zohaib Javaid Zaidi*

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Abstract

The greenhouse emissions are biggest challenge of the present era. The renewable power sources are required to have characteristics of good charge capacity, energy density with proven charging discharging cycles for energy storage and applications. Mg-air batteries (MABs) are an alternative renewable power source due to their inexpensive cost. In particular, the previous reports presented the metal-air battery structure, with a specific energy overall output of 765 W h kg−1. This paper is focused mainly on the MAB, which employed nanocomposite polymeric electrodes with a proven energy density of 545 W h kg−1 and a charge capacity of 817 mA h g−1 when electrolyzed at a cycling current density of 7 mA cm−2.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere3187
Number of pages13
JournalPolymers
Volume14
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Aug 2022

Keywords

  • Mg-air battery
  • air electrode
  • nanostructured polymeric electrodes
  • capacitance
  • charging
  • discharging
  • energy density

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