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Graphene-sulfur nanocomposites for rechargeable lithium-sulfur battery electrodes

United States Patent

June 17, 2014
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Rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries having a cathode that includes a graphene-sulfur nanocomposite can exhibit improved characteristics. The graphene-sulfur nanocomposite can be characterized by graphene sheets with particles of sulfur adsorbed to the graphene sheets. The sulfur particles have an average diameter less than 50 nm.
Liu; Jun (Richland, WA), Lemmon; John P. (Kennewick, WA), Yang; Zhenguo (Richland, WA), Cao; Yuliang (Richland, WA), Li; Xiaolin (Richland, WA)
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
13/ 023,241
February 8, 2011
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC0576RL01830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.