Süd-Chemie, Evonik To Develop Cathode | September 21, 2009 Issue - Vol. 87 Issue 38 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 87 Issue 38 | p. 19 | Concentrates
Issue Date: September 21, 2009

Süd-Chemie, Evonik To Develop Cathode

Department: Business
Keywords: Lithium-ion, cathode, electric vehicles

Süd-Chemie will supply Evonik Industries with a new lithium-ion battery cathode material for use in hybrid and electric vehicles and stationary storage. The companies claim that the cathodes, made from lithium iron phosphate, will improve battery safety, energy density, cycle stability, and life span. Evonik produces large-scale lithium-ion battery cells in Kamenz, Germany, through its Li-Tec joint venture with automaker Daimler.

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