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DURABLE CARBON-COATED LI2S CORE-SHELL MATERIALS FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE LITHIUM/SULFUR CELLS

United States Patent Application

20160248084
A1
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The disclosure provides methods for producing uniformly sized lithium sulfide materials which are coated with one or more durable and conductive carbon shells that impede the polysulfide shuttle. The disclosure further provides for the carbon coated lithium sulfide materials made therefrom, and the use of these materials in lithium sulfide batteries.
Cairns, Elton J. (Walnut Creek, CA), Nan, Caiyun (Albany, CA), Song, Min-Kyu (Emeryville, CA), Lin, Zhan (Albany, CA)
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (Oakland CA)
14/ 630,406
February 24, 2015
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT [0001] The invention described and claimed herein was made in part utilizing funds supplied by the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-ACO2-05CH11231 between the U.S. Department of Energy and the Regents of the University of California for the management and operation of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The government has certain rights in this invention.