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Copper Vanadium Oxides as a Reversible Cathode for Lithium Ion Batteries

United States Patent Application

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A lithium ion battery having a cathode including an .alpha.-copper vanadium oxide having a stoichiometry of Cu.sub.7-xV.sub.6O.sub.19-X, wherein 0.ltoreq.x.ltoreq.0.5, and a discharge capacity of at least 250 mAh/g after 20 cycles is claimed. Solid state and hydrothermal reaction methods of synthesizing the .alpha.-copper vanadium oxide are also claimed.
Wang, Feng (Mount Sinai, NY), Wang, Xiaoya (Vestal, NY), Khalifah, Peter G. (Setauket, NY), Graetz, Jason (Calabasas, CA)
15/ 726,942
October 6, 2017
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT LICENSE RIGHTS [0002] The present invention was made with government support under contract numbers DE-AC02-98CH10886 and DE-SC0012704 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The United States government may have certain rights in this invention.