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Nanoshell Encapsulated Li-ion Battery Anodes for Long Cycle Life, Phase I

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Nanoshell Encapsulated Li-ion Battery Anodes for Long Cycle Life, Phase I
A new high capacity rechargeable Li battery anode based on Li metal alloys protected by carbon nanoshells will be developed. A reversible Li-ion capacity exceeding 600 mAh/g or nearly twice that obtainable with graphite anodes is expected. Coupled with our advanced polymer electrolyte and high voltage cathode, we expect a fully developed battery to have a specific energy of >150 Wh/Kg, and energy density of >300 Wh/l and the capability to produce >1000 deep charge/discharge cycles and thus makes it very desirable for space power applications of NASA. More »

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