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A comment on the need to distinguish between cell and electrode impedances

  • Lijun Fu
  • Qunting Qu
  • Rudolf Holze
  • Yuping Wu
Original Paper
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Abstract

The frequently overlooked elementary difference between electrode and cell impedance in studies of batteries and supercapacitors is discussed; effects on data interpretation and possible remedies are presented.

Keywords

Electrode impedance Cell impedance 

Notes

Acknowledgements

Preparation of this communication has been supported in various ways by the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Fonds der Chemischen Industrie, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, National Basic Research Program of China, and National Materials Genome Project (2016YFB0700600), National Natural Science Foundation of China (51502137, U1601214, 51772147 and distinguished youth scientist of 51425301), and Jiangsu Distinguished Professorship Program (2016). Financial support within a research project at St. Petersburg State University supported by grant № 26455158 is gratefully acknowledged.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Energy and Institute for Advanced MaterialsNanjing Tech UniversityNanjingChina
  2. 2.College of Physics, Optoelectronics and Energy & Collaborative Innovation Center of Suzhou Nano Science and TechnologySoochow UniversitySuzhouPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.Institut für Chemie, AG ElektrochemieTechnische Universität ChemnitzChemnitzGermany
  4. 4.Institute of ChemistrySaint Petersburg State UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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