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Ali Abouimrane, Khalil Amine: Electrode materials for rechargeable batteries. UCHICAGO ARGONNE, Foley & Lardner, September 25, 2018: US10084181

An electrode includes selenium, a selenium-containing compound, selenium-carbon composite, a selenium-containing compound-carbon composite, or a mixture thereof; a carbon electronic conductor; a binder; and a current collector; wherein: the electrode is a solid electrode.


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Ali Abouimrane, Khalil Amine: Electrode materials for rechargeable batteries. UChicago Argonne, Foley & Lardner, April 14, 2015: US09005808

Selenium or selenium-containing compounds may be used as electroactive materials in electrodes or electrochemical devices. The selenium or selenium-containing compound is mixed with a carbon material.


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Khalil Amine, Ali Abouimrane, Jeffrey S Moore, Susan A Odom: Electrode stabilizing materials. UCHICAGO ARGONNE, Foley & Lardner, November 3, 2015: US09178249

An electrolyte includes a polar aprotic solvent; an alkali metal salt; and an electrode stabilizing compound that is a monomer, which when polymerized forms an electrically conductive polymer. The electrode stabilizing compound is a thiophene, a imidazole, a anilines, a benzene, a azulene, a carbazo ...


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Ali Abouimrane, Wei Weng, Khalil Amine: Organic active materials for batteries. UCHICAGO ARGONNE, Foley & Lardner, August 16, 2016: US09419282

A rechargeable battery includes a compound having at least two active sites, R1 and R2; wherein the at least two active sites are interconnected by one or more conjugated moieties; each active site is coordinated to one or more metal ions Ma+ or each active site is configured to coordinate to one or ...


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Khalil Amine, Junbing Yang, Ali Abouimrane, Jianguo Ren: Composite materials for battery applications. UCHICAGO ARGONNE, Foley & Lardner, March 14, 2017: US09593413

A process for producing nanocomposite materials for use in batteries includes electroactive materials are incorporated within a nanosheet host material. The process may include treatment at high temperatures and doping to obtain desirable properties.


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Khalil Amine, Ali Abouimrane: Coated electroactive materials. UCHICAGO ARGONNE, Foley & Lardner, August 30, 2016: US09431649

A process includes suspending an electroactive material in a solvent, suspending or dissolving a carbon precursor in the solvent; and depositing the carbon precursor on the electroactive material to form a carbon-coated electroactive material. Compositions include a graphene-coated electroactive mat ...


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Ali Abouimrane, Khalil Amine: Anode materials for lithium ion batteries. UCHICAGO ARGONNE, Foley & Lardner, April 11, 2017: US09620773

An electrochemical device includes a composite material of general Formula (1-x)J-(x)Q wherein: J is a metal carbon alloy of formula SnzSiz′MetwMet′w′Ct; Q is a metal oxide of formula AγMαM′α′Oβ; and wherein: A is Li, Na, or K; M and M′ are individually Ge, Mo, Al, Ga, As, Sb, Te, Ti, Ta, Zr, Ca, Mg ...


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Khalil Amine, Ali Abouimrane, Ilias Belharouak: Electrode materials. UCHICAGO ARGONNE, Foley & Lardner, January 31, 2017: US09559354

A process for forming a surface-treatment layer on an electroactive material includes heating the electroactive material and exposing the electroactive material to a reducing gas to form a surface-treatment layer on the electroactive material, where the surface-treatment layer is a layer of partial ...


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Ali Abouimrane, Khalil Amine: Anode materials for lithium ion batteries. UCHICAGO ARGONNE, Foley & Lardner, June 9, 2015: US09054373

A composite material has general Formula (1-x)J-(x)Q wherein: J is a metal carbon alloy of formula SnzSiz′MetwMet′w′Ct; Q is a metal oxide of formula AγMαM′α′Oβ; A is Li, Na, or K; M, M′, Met, and Met′ are individually Ge, Mo, Al, Ga, As, Sb, Te, Ti, Ta, Zr, Ca, Mg, Sr, Ba, Li, Na, K, V, Cr, Mn, Fe, ...


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Ali Abouimrane, Isobel Davidson: Plastic crystal electrolyte with a broad potential window. National Research Council of Canada, Catherine Lemay, November 25, 2014: US08895193

A solid ionic electrolyte having an organic plastic crystal solvent (e.g. succinonitrile) doped with lithium bioxalato borate salt (LiBOB) may be used in an electrochemical device. Electrochemical devices are disclosed having a cathode, an anode, and a solid ionic electrolyte having a neutral organi ...