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NANOTUBE COMPOSITE ANODE MATERIALS SUITABLE FOR LITHIUM ION BATTERY APPLICATIONS

United States Patent Application

20110104551
A1
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Nanotube composite anode materials improve lithium-ion battery performance (ANL-09-034)
The present invention provides a composite material suitable for use in an anode for a lithium ion battery, the composite material comprising a layer of a lithium-alloying material on the walls of an aligned nanotubular base material. Preferably, the lithium-alloying material comprises a material selected from the group consisting of Si, Sn, Pb, Al, Au, Pt, Zn, Cd, Ag, Mg, and a combination of two or more of the foregoing.
YANG, Junbing (Bolingbrook, IL), LU, Wenquan (Naperville, IL)
UCHICAGO ARGONNE, LLC (Chicago IL)
12/ 938,638
November 3, 2010
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION [0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC02-06CH11357 between the United States Government and UChicago Argonne, LLC representing Argonne National Laboratory.