Lithium batteries, anodes, and methods of anode fabrication

Lain-Jong Li (Inventor), Feng-Yu Wu (Inventor), Pushpendra Kumar (Inventor), Jun Ming (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

Prelithiation of a battery anode carried out using controlled lithium metal vapor deposition. Lithium metal can be avoided in the final battery. This prelithiated electrode is used as potential anode for Li- ion or high energy Li-S battery. The prelithiation of lithium metal onto or into the anode reduces hazardous risk, is cost effective, and improves the overall capacity. The battery containing such an anode exhibits remarkably high specific capacity and a long cycle life with excellent reversibility.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Patent numberWO 2016207722 A1
StatePublished - Dec 29 2016

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