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Title: Methods for making anodes for lithium ion batteries

Abstract

Methods for making composite anodes, such as macroporous composite anodes, are disclosed. Embodiments of the methods may include forming a tape from a slurry including a substrate metal precursor, an anode active material, a pore-forming agent, a binder, and a solvent. A laminated structure may be prepared from the tape and sintered to produce a porous structure, such as a macroporous structure. The macroporous structure may be heated to reduce a substrate metal precursor and/or anode active material. Macroporous composite anodes formed by some embodiments of the disclosed methods comprise a porous metal and an anode active material, wherein the anode active material is both externally and internally incorporated throughout and on the surface of the macroporous structure.

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Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1182594
Patent Number(s):
9,039,788
Application Number:
12/621,410
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Xu, Wu, Canfield, Nathan L., Zhang, Ji-Guang, Liu, Wei, Xiao, Jie, Wang, Deyu, and Yang, Z. Gary. Methods for making anodes for lithium ion batteries. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Xu, Wu, Canfield, Nathan L., Zhang, Ji-Guang, Liu, Wei, Xiao, Jie, Wang, Deyu, & Yang, Z. Gary. Methods for making anodes for lithium ion batteries. United States.
Xu, Wu, Canfield, Nathan L., Zhang, Ji-Guang, Liu, Wei, Xiao, Jie, Wang, Deyu, and Yang, Z. Gary. Tue . "Methods for making anodes for lithium ion batteries". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1182594.
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abstractNote = {Methods for making composite anodes, such as macroporous composite anodes, are disclosed. Embodiments of the methods may include forming a tape from a slurry including a substrate metal precursor, an anode active material, a pore-forming agent, a binder, and a solvent. A laminated structure may be prepared from the tape and sintered to produce a porous structure, such as a macroporous structure. The macroporous structure may be heated to reduce a substrate metal precursor and/or anode active material. Macroporous composite anodes formed by some embodiments of the disclosed methods comprise a porous metal and an anode active material, wherein the anode active material is both externally and internally incorporated throughout and on the surface of the macroporous structure.},
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