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Title: Alloys of clathrate allotropes for rechargeable batteries

The present disclosure is directed at an electrode for a battery wherein the electrode comprises clathrate alloys of silicon, germanium or tin. In method form, the present disclosure is directed at methods of forming clathrate alloys of silicon, germanium or tin which methods lead to the formation of empty cage structures suitable for use as electrodes in rechargeable type batteries.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1165134
Assignee:
Southwest Research Institute (San Antonio, TX) LBNL
Patent Number(s):
8,906,551
Application Number:
13/452,403
Contract Number:
AC0205CH11231
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Apr 20
Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

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