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BATTERY WITH EMBEDDED FIBER OPTIC CABLE

United States Patent Application

20160028102
A1
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A method of fabricating an electrochemical energy storage cell such as a battery or supercapacitor involves positioning a portion of a fiber optic cable that includes at least one optical fiber sensor over a current collector layer. The electrode material of the energy storage cell is deposited over the current collector layer and the fiber optic cable.
Bae, Chang-Jun (Mountain View, CA), Shrader, Eric J. (Belmont, CA), Raghavan, Ajay (Mountain View, CA), Kiesel, Peter (Palo Alto, CA), Sahu, Saroj (Fremont, CA)
14/ 338,916
July 23, 2014
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT [0001] This invention was made with government support under contract DE-AR0000274 awarded by ARPA-E (Advanced Research Projects Agency--Energy). The government has certain rights in the invention.