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Electroactive Materials for Rechargeable Batteries (ANL-IN-12-086)

Positive electrodes for secondary batteries containing lithium source material
  • Method to compensate anode for initial irreversible capacity loss 
  • Enables lithium- deficient cathode materials through lithium source 

An as-prepared cathode for a secondary battery, the cathode including an alkaline source material including an alkali metal oxide, an alkali metal sulfide, an alkali metal salt, or a combination of any two or more thereof.

Patent Information

US Patent 9,478,794
Electroactive materials for rechargeable batteries 

US Patent 9,012,091
Electroactive materials for rechargeable batteries