Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry

, Volume 23, Issue 11, pp 3145–3151 | Cite as

Li metal-free rechargeable all-solid-state Li2S/Si battery based on Li7P3S11 electrolyte

  • Xiaoyan Xu
  • Jun Cheng
  • Yuanyuan Li
  • Xiangkun Nie
  • Linna Dai
  • Lijie CiEmail author
Original Paper


As high energy density and enhanced safety are required for the lithium-ion battery development, all-solid-state battery has attracted significant attention. Herein, we report an all-solid-state full battery consisting of a Li7P3S11 solid electrolyte coated silicon anode, Li2S/graphene composite cathode, and Li7P3S11 solid-state electrolyte. With a high capacity for the silicon anode and Li2S cathode, this battery yields a high theoretical specific energy density up to 1495 Wh kg−1, which is higher than that of lithium-ion batteries based on oxide cathodes. Moreover, Li2S cathode is used as lithium source instead of using metallic lithium, avoiding interface reaction between lithium metal anode and sulfide electrolyte Li7P3S11. This all-solid-state battery system we proposed could avoid the safety issues associated with the use of lithium metal and be a promising candidate for an enhanced energy density, which would promote their applications in the fields of electric vehicles and portable electronics.


All-solid-state batteries Li7P3S11 electrolyte Li2S cathode, Si anode Interfacial compatibility 


Funding information

The authors acknowledge funding support from 1000 Talent Plan program (NO. 31370086963030), research projects from Shandong Province (2018JMRH0211, 2017CXGC1010, and 2016GGX104001), Taishan Scholar Program (11370085961006), the National Science Foundation of Shandong Province (ZR2017MEM002), and the Fundamental Research Funds of Shandong University (201810422046, 2017JC010, 2017JC042, and 2016JC005).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaoyan Xu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jun Cheng
    • 1
  • Yuanyuan Li
    • 1
  • Xiangkun Nie
    • 1
  • Linna Dai
    • 1
  • Lijie Ci
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.SDU & Rice Joint Center for Carbon Nanomaterials, Key Laboratory for Liquid-Solid Structural Evolution & Processing of Materials (Ministry of Education), School of Materials Science and EngineeringShandong UniversityJinanChina
  2. 2.School of ScienceShandong Jiaotong UniversityJinanChina

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