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CATHODE ADDITIVES FOR LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES

United States Patent Application

20160365566
A1
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In some implementations, a cathode is formed by (1) providing a cathode additive including (a) a matrix including a lithium compound, and (b) metal nanostructures embedded in the matrix; and (2) combining the cathode additive with a cathode active material to form a mixture. In other implementations, a cathode is formed by (1) providing a cathode additive including a compound of lithium and at least one non-metal or metalloid; and (2) combining the cathode additive with a cathode active material to form a mixture.
Cui, Yi (Stanford, CA), Sun, Yongming (Stanford, CA)
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University (Stanford CA)
15/ 179,545
June 10, 2016
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with Government support under contract DE-AC02-76SF00515 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.