BAB "Battery Autonomy Booster"

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April 2019
Headquarters 78120 Sonchamp, France

BAB "Battery Autonomy Booster" - Silicon nanopowder for energy storage enhancement

The BAB (Battery Autonomy Booster) is a set of carbon-coated silicon nanopowders that increase the energy storage capacity of Li-ion battery anodes.

The nanoparticles produced by Nanomakers are prepared on an industrial scale by a technology unique in the world at this scale: laser pyrolysis. There are significant advantages to using BAB. The particle size distribution is the narrowest and the best controlled for particles smaller than 150 nm (nanometers). A large scale production is completely feasible with BAB, and the chemical purity is very high. Another important advantage is that the carbon coating is achieved at the same time as the synthesis of nanoparticles. Given the increase in energy storage capacity, the autonomy of the battery between two charges is increased. Additionally, silicon is preserved from oxidation thanks to the carbon coating.

Key features

  • Demonstrated mass production capacity.
  • Unique carbon coating protects silicon from oxidation.


  • Increases energy storage capacity of the anodes of Li-ion batteries up to 10 times (2 to 3 times in the short term).

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Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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