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Ethylene sulfite Green Alternative


Synonym: 1,3,2-Dioxathiolan-2-oxide, Cyclic ethylene sulfite, ES, Glycol sulfite



Related Categories Alternative Energy, Battery Electrolyte Materials, Chemical Synthesis, Electrolytes, Enabling Products,
assay   ≥99.0%
greener alternative product characteristics   Design for Energy Efficiency
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refractive index   n20/D 1.445(lit.)
  n20/D 1.447
bp   159.1 °C(lit.)
density   1.426 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
  1.433 g/mL at 25 °C
Featured Industry   Battery Manufacturing



25 g in glass bottle


Ethylene sulfite is used as a film forming and high temperature additive for electrolytes in lithium ion batteries. It improves decomposition resistance of electrolyte.

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WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
195.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
91 °C
Protocols & Articles


Electrolyte Reagents for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Introduction Battery grade electrolytes Solvents and additives Preparation of customized battery grade electrolyte solutions Materials References
Dr. Koji Abe
Advanced Energy Materials R&D Center, Chemicals Company, UBE Industries, Ltd.
Keywords: Acid value, Industries, Solvents

Nanostructured Olivine-based Cathode Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries

Vishwanathan Ramar and Palani Balaya* Department of Mechanical Engineering National University of Singapore, Singapore-117576 *Email:
Vishwanathan Ramar, Palani Balaya
Material Matters, 2016, 11.1, 23
Keywords: Diffraction, Microscopy, Nanomaterials, Oxidations, Redox Reactions, Reductions, Renewable energy, Scanning electron microscopy, Solvents, Substitutions, Transmission electron microscopy, X-Ray diffraction

Olivine-Type Cathode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Izumi Taniguchi Department of Chemical Engineering Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology 12-1, Ookayama-2, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-8552, Japan Email: taniguchi.i.aa@m...
Keywords: Atomic absorption spectroscopy, Deposition, Diffraction, Microscopy, Precipitation, Redox Reactions, Reductions, Scanning electron microscopy, Sol-gel, Spectroscopy, Transmission electron microscopy, X-Ray diffraction

Safer High-performance Electrodes, Solid Electrolytes, and Interface Reactions for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Yves J. Chabal, Kyeongjae Cho, and Christopher L. Hinkle* (Roberto C. Longo, K. C. Santosh, Amandeep K. Sra, David E. Arreaga-Salas, and Katy Roodenko; not pictured) Department of Materials Science a...
Keywords: Absorption, Chemical reactions, Deposition, Diffusion, Electronics, Infrared spectroscopy, Lithiations, Materials Science, Oxidations, Solvents, Spectroscopy, transformation

Scaling Up High-Energy Cathode Materials for Electric Vehicles

Young Ho Shin, Ozgenur Kahvecioglu Feridun, Gregory Krumdick Materials Engineering Research Facility, Energy Systems Division, Argonne National Laboratory 9700 S. Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL, 60439 Emai...
Keywords: Crystallization, Diffraction, Lithiations, Microscopy, Oxidations, Precipitation, Scanning electron microscopy, X-Ray diffraction

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