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Redox shuttles for lithium ion batteries

United States Patent

November 4, 2014
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Redox Shuttle Additives
Compounds may have general Formula IVA or IVB. ##STR00001## where, R.sup.8, R.sup.9, R.sup.10, and R.sup.11 are each independently selected from H, F, Cl, Br, CN, NO.sub.2, alkyl, haloalkyl, and alkoxy groups; X and Y are each independently O, S, N, or P; and Z' is a linkage between X and Y. Such compounds may be used as redox shuttles in electrolytes for use in electrochemical cells, batteries and electronic devices.
Weng; Wei (Woodridge, IL), Zhang; Zhengcheng (Naperville, IL), Amine; Khalil (Oakbrook, IL)
UChicago Argonne, LLC (Chicago, IL)
13/ 113,499
May 23, 2011
GOVERNMENT INTERESTS This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. W-31-109-ENG-38 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.