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HIGH CONDUCTING OXIDE - SULFIDE COMPOSITE LITHIUM SUPERIONIC CONDUCTOR

United States Patent Application

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20150171463
9,548,512
A1
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A solid electrolyte for a lithium-sulfur battery includes particles of a lithium ion conducting oxide composition embedded within a lithium ion conducting sulfide composition. The lithium ion conducting oxide composition can be Li.sub.7La.sub.3Zr.sub.2O.sub.12 (LLZO). The lithium ion conducting sulfide composition can be .beta.-Li.sub.3PS.sub.4 (LPS). A lithium ion battery and a method of making a solid electrolyte for a lithium ion battery are also disclosed.
Liang, Chengdu (Knoxville, TN), Rangasamy, Ezhiylmurugan (Oak Ridge, TN), Dudney, Nancy J. (Knoxville, TN), Keum, Jong Kahk (Farragut, TN), Rondinone, Adam Justin (Knoxville, TN)
14/ 104,803
December 12, 2013
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH [0001] This invention was made with government support under contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in this invention.