The Future of High Performance, Low-Cost
Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes
X-MAT Technology Improves Battery Performance
How does X-BATT™ increase lithium-ion battery performance?
The current lithium-ion battery anode is made of graphite, a particular form of ordered carbon. Many researchers have used silicon-based materials (nanoparticles, coatings, cages, grids, etc.) to improve the performance of lithium-ion battery anodes. However, each of these solutions has detriments such as lower cycle life and/or higher costs. Instead of mixing silicon and carbon in discrete particles or structures, X-BATT™ combines silicon and carbon at the molecular level to improve overall battery performance.
Currently, 95% of lithium-ion batteries end up in landfills and are not recycled.
X-BATT technology is the solution for the reuse of recycled graphite from scrapped lithium-ion batteries.
Recent laboratory results indicate that X-BATT technology can “rejuvenate” spent recycled graphite to higher energy performance than pristine, never-been-used graphite! Read more here.
To Learn more about
X-BATT™ and it's applications,
Semplastics, the parent company of X-MAT, is the grant recipient of an SBIR from the United States Department of Energy.
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