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Modified carbon black materials for lithium-ion batteries

United States Patent

June 14, 2016
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A lithium (Li) ion battery comprising a cathode, a separator, an organic electrolyte, an anode, and a carbon black conductive additive, wherein the carbon black has been heated treated in a CO.sub.2 gas environment at a temperature range of between 875-925 degrees Celsius for a time range of between 50 to 70 minutes to oxidize the carbon black and reduce an electrochemical reactivity of the carbon black towards the organic electrolyte.
Kostecki; Robert (Lafayette, CA), Richardson; Thomas (Oakland, CA), Boesenberg; Ulrike (Hamburg, DE), Pollak; Elad (Rehovot, IL), Lux; Simon (Oakland, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
14/ 274,458
May 9, 2014
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENTAL SUPPORT The invention described and claimed herein was made in part utilizing funds supplied by the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 between the U.S. Department of Energy and the Regents of the University of California for the management and operation of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The government has certain rights in this invention.