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Phenyl boron-based compounds as anion receptors for non-aqueous battery electrolytes

United States Patent

March 5, 2002
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Novel fluorinated boronate-based compounds which act as anion receptors in non-aqueous battery electrolytes are provided. When added to non-aqueous battery electrolytes, the fluorinated boronate-based compounds of the invention enhance ionic conductivity and cation transference number of non-aqueous electrolytes. The fluorinated boronate-based anion receptors include different fluorinated alkyl and aryl groups.
Lee; Hung Sui (East Setauket, NY), Yang; Xiao-Qing (Port Jefferson Station, NY), McBreen; James (Bellport, NY), Sun; Xuehui (Middle Island, NY)
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (Upton, NY)
09/ 492,569
January 27, 2000
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS IN THE INVENTION This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-AC02-98CH10886, between the U.S. Department of Energy and Brookhaven Science Associates. The Government has certain rights in the invention.