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Process of making negative electrode

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A process of electroless plating a tin or tin-alloy active material onto a metal substrate for the negative electrode of a rechargeable lithium battery comprising steps of (1) immersing the metal substrate in an aqueous plating solution containing metal ions to be plated, (2) plating tin or tin-alloy active material onto the metal substrate by contacting the metal substrate with a reducing metal by swiping one on the other, and (3) removing the plated metal substrate from the plating bath and rinsing with deionized water. A rechargeable lithium battery using tin or tin-alloy as the anode active material.

Inventors: 
Zhang, Shengshui
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2011-07-08
Grant Date: 
2014-09-16
Grant time: 
1,166 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
21
Claim count percentile rank: 
4
Citations percentile rank: 
2
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY