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PYROLYTIC CARBON BLACK COMPOSITE AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME

United States Patent Application

20160254543
A1
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A method of recovering carbon black includes the step of providing a carbonaceous source material containing carbon black. The carbonaceous source material is contacted with a sulfonation bath to produce a sulfonated material. The sulfonated material is pyrolyzed to produce a carbon black containing product comprising a glassy carbon matrix phase having carbon black dispersed therein. The pyrolysis can be conducted at a temperature from 1100.degree. C. to 1490.degree. C. A method of making a battery electrode and a lithium ion or sodium ion battery is also disclosed.
NASKAR, Amit K. (Knoxville, TN), PARANTHAMAN, Mariappan Parans (Knoxville, TN)
15/ 056,184
February 29, 2016
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH [0002] 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.