Volume 89 Issue 3 | p. 19 | Concentrates
Issue Date: January 17, 2011

Argonne Licenses Cathodes To LG

Department: Business
Keywords: batteries, lithium, manganese, cathodes
Argonne researchers flank reactor tank used to make new lithium cathode materials.
Credit: Argonne National Laboratory
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Argonne researchers flank reactor tank used to make new lithium cathode materials.
Credit: Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne National Laboratory has licensed a composite cathode material to LG Chem for use in General Motors’ new Chevrolet Volt battery-powered electric car. The new lithium- and manganese-rich mixed-metal oxides cathode extends battery operating time and life compared with currently available materials, Argonne says.

 
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