Battery R&D firms explore spherical graphite alternatives

By Simon Moores
Published: Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Higher capacity non-graphitic carbons the focus of research for battery producers

Battery R&D firms are looking towards higher capacity non-graphitic carbons to replace spherical graphite as the chief anode material. The move creates an interesting dynamic in the industry, which sees a commercial push toward natural graphite but an R&D move away from it.Graphite anodes derived from both natural flake and...

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