Argonne has developed a suite of technologies and methods for a lower cost, lower energy consumption process for the production of high quality lithium metal for use in electrochemical applications, such as lithium-ion batteries.
This technology suite includes:
- Electrodeposition methods and systems;
- Lithium ion conducting membranes and methods for making the same;
- System and methods for producing lithium metal from anodic or cathodic half-cells
ANL-IN-17-024: Room Temperature Production of Lithium Via Electrodeposition
ANL-IN-17-079: Ion-Conducting Hybrid Polymer-Crystalline Oxide Comoposite for Lithium Applications
ANL-IN-17-155: Room-Temperature Lithium Metal Synthesis in a Glass Flow Cell