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Alloys of clathrate allotropes for rechargeable batteries

United States Patent

December 9, 2014
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The present disclosure is directed at an electrode for a battery wherein the electrode comprises clathrate alloys of silicon, germanium or tin. In method form, the present disclosure is directed at methods of forming clathrate alloys of silicon, germanium or tin which methods lead to the formation of empty cage structures suitable for use as electrodes in rechargeable type batteries.
Chan; Candace K. (Phoenix, AZ), Miller; Michael A. (San Antonio, TX), Chan; Kwai S. (San Antonio, TX)
Southwest Research Institute (San Antonio, TX)
13/ 452,403
April 20, 2012
GOVERNMENT SUPPORT CLAUSE This invention was made with United States Government support under Contract No. DEAC0205CH11231 from the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.