Ultrathin Surface Coating Enables the Stable Sodium Metal Anode

Wei Luo, Chuan Fu Lin, Oliver Zhao, Malachi Noked, Ying Zhang, Gary W. Rubloff, Liangbing Hu

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Original languageEnglish
Article number1601526
JournalAdvanced Energy Materials
Issue number2
StatePublished - 25 Jan 2017

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Funding Information:
W.L. and C.-F.L. contributed equally to this work. The authors gratefully acknowledge the support from the Nanostructures for Electrical Energy Storage (NEES), an Energy Frontier Research Center funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Basic Energy Sciences under Award DESC0001160. The authors also would like to thank the support of the Maryland Nanocenter and its Fablab and AIMLab. The authors also appreciate Dr. Zelang Jian and Dr. Chanyuan Liu for their kind help on experiments.


  • AlO
  • Na metal anodes
  • Na-ion-batteries
  • artificial solid electrolyte interphase
  • coating
  • high stability
  • low temperature PEALD

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