Patent Number: 8,574,762

Title: Metal oxide negative electrodes for lithium-ion electrochemical cells and batteries

Abstract: Provided are negative electrode compositions for lithium-ion electrochemical cells that include metal oxides and polymeric binders. Also provided are electrochemical cells and battery packs that include electrodes made with these compositions.

Inventors: Dahn; Jeffrey R. (Halifax, CA), Li; Jing (Halifax, CA), Obrovac; Mark N. (St. Paul, MN)

Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company

International Classification: H01M 4/62 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/05/12017