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Title: Nanocomposite anode materials for sodium-ion batteries

Abstract

The disclosure relates to an anode material for a sodium-ion battery having the general formula AO.sub.x--C or AC.sub.x--C, where A is aluminum (Al), magnesium (Mg), titanium (Ti), vanadium (V), chromium (Cr), manganese (Mn), iron (Fe), cobalt (Co), nickel (Ni), zirconium (Zr), molybdenum (Mo), tungsten (W), niobium (Nb), tantalum (Ta), silicon (Si), or any combinations thereof. The anode material also contains an electrochemically active nanoparticles within the matrix. The nanoparticle may react with sodium ion (Na.sup.+) when placed in the anode of a sodium-ion battery. In more specific embodiments, the anode material may have the general formula M.sub.ySb-M'O.sub.x--C, Sb-MO.sub.x--C, M.sub.ySn-M'C.sub.x--C, or Sn-MC.sub.x--C. The disclosure also relates to rechargeable sodium-ion batteries containing these materials and methods of making these materials.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Board of Regents, The University of Texas System, Austin, TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1257204
Patent Number(s):
9,368,789
Application Number:
14/253,509
Assignee:
Board of Regents, The University of Texas System (Austin, TX) DOESC
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0005397
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Apr 15
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION; 25 ENERGY STORAGE

Citation Formats

Manthiram, Arumugam, Kim Il, Tae, and Allcorn, Eric. Nanocomposite anode materials for sodium-ion batteries. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Manthiram, Arumugam, Kim Il, Tae, & Allcorn, Eric. Nanocomposite anode materials for sodium-ion batteries. United States.
Manthiram, Arumugam, Kim Il, Tae, and Allcorn, Eric. Tue . "Nanocomposite anode materials for sodium-ion batteries". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1257204.
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