Silicon nanoparticles is the ideal material for next generation lithium ion batteries. The theoretical capacity of Silicon is about 10 times higher than today’s graphite based anode materials. The nano size helps the advancement on volume management during the battery cycling.
SEM of SPI’s Silicon nanoparticles
Electrochemcial performance of SPI’s Silicon nanoparticles
- Diameter: ~100-300 nm
- Energy capacity: typical 2000 mAh/g
- First cycle efficiency: 85~92%
- High energy density batteries for EV, Energy Storage etc.
- Applications require lighter batteries, such as airplanes, drones etc.