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MATERIALS TO IMPROVE THE PERFORMANCE OF LITHIUM AND SODIUM BATTERIES

United States Patent Application

20170279162
A1
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A lithium or sodium battery includes a cathode containing manganese; an anode containing an active anode material; a separator; an electrolyte; and a transition metal ion sequestration agent; wherein the transition metal ion sequestration agent contains a micron or nano-sized inorganic compound and the transition metal ion sequestration agent is located on and/or within the separator; on and/or within the anode; in the electrolyte; or any combination thereof.
Vissers, Daniel R. (Wheaton, IL), Amine, Khalil (Oakbrook, IL), Chen, Zonghai (Bolingbrook, IL), Das, Ujjal (Naperville, IL)
15/ 463,899
March 20, 2017
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS [0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-ACO2-06CH11357 between the U.S. Department of Energy and UChicago Argonne, LLC, representing Argonne National Laboratory.