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Nitrogen Substituted Carbon and Silicon Clathrates

Abstract: 

Compositions comprising Type I clathrates of silicon (Si.sub.46) or carbon (C.sub.46) wherein the framework of the cage structure includes nitrogen and carbon or nitrogen and silicon or nitrogen-silicon-carbon atom type composition, with or without guest atoms in their respective cage structures. The clathrate structures are particularly useful for energy storage applications such as battery electrodes. 

Patent Number: 
10,236,511
Date Of Issue: 
03/19/2019
Inventors: 

Kwai S. Chan; Michael A. Miller