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Title: Heteroaromatic-based electrolytes for lithium and lithium-ion batteries

The present invention provides an electrolyte for lithium and/or lithium-ion batteries comprising a lithium salt in a liquid carrier comprising heteroaromatic compound including a five-membered or six-membered heteroaromatic ring moiety selected from the group consisting of a furan, a pyrazine, a triazine, a pyrrole, and a thiophene, the heteroaromatic ring moiety bearing least one carboxylic ester or carboxylic anhydride substituent bound to at least one carbon atom of the heteroaromatic ring. Preferred heteroaromatic ring moieties include pyridine compounds, pyrazine compounds, pyrrole compounds, furan compounds, and thiophene compounds.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1351815
Assignee:
UCHICAGO ARGONNE, LLC ANL
Patent Number(s):
9,627,712
Application Number:
14/179,051
Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Feb 12
Research Org:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 25 ENERGY STORAGE