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Title: Graphene materials having randomly distributed two-dimensional structural defects

Graphene-based storage materials for high-power battery applications are provided. The storage materials are composed of vertical stacks of graphene sheets and have reduced resistance for Li ion transport. This reduced resistance is achieved by incorporating a random distribution of structural defects into the stacked graphene sheets, whereby the structural defects facilitate the diffusion of Li ions into the interior of the storage materials.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1255214
Assignee:
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY (Evanston, IL) ANL
Patent Number(s):
9,352,968
Application Number:
14/025,572
Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Sep 12
Research Org:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 25 ENERGY STORAGE

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