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Functional electrolyte for lithium-ion batteries

United States Patent

9,005,822
April 14, 2015
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Functional electrolyte solvents include compounds having at least one aromatic ring with 2, 3, 4 or 5 substituents, at least one of which is a substituted or unsubstituted methoxy group, at least one of which is a tert-butyl group and at least one of which is a substituted or unsubstituted polyether or poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO) group bonded through oxygen to the aromatic ring, are provided.
Zhang; Lu (Lisle, IL), Zhang; Zhengcheng (Naperville, IL), Amine; Khalil (Oak Brook, IL)
UChicago Argonne, LLC (Chicago, IL)
13/ 787,433
20140255793
March 6, 2013
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC02-06CH11357 between the U.S. Department of Energy and UChicago Argonne, LLC, representing Argonne National Laboratory.