New anode material for Li-ion batteries developed

By Shruti Salwan
Published: Tuesday, 20 September 2016

South Korea’s Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology has improved the performance of silicon-anode material for lithium-ion batteries by increasing natural graphite content in the composite to offer lighter and longer-lasting batteries.

The research wing at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), headed by Professor Jaephill Cho of the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering, has developed a new hybrid anode using silicon-nanolayer-embedded graphite, which is claimed to improve the performance...

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