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BAB "Battery Autonomy Booster"

Silicon nanopowder for energy storage enhancement

April 2019
Gallery BAB "Battery Autonomy Booster" 1
Gallery BAB "Battery Autonomy Booster" 1
01.

Identification

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.

Label Date April 2019
From France
Maturity stage Initial market commercialization
Looking For Worldwide industrial partners, new customers, visibility

Sectors - Value chain - Application

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Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
02.

The environmental benefits

  • Demonstrated mass production capacity.
  • Unique carbon coating protects silicon from oxidation.
03.

The Financial benefits

  • Increases energy storage capacity of the anodes of Li-ion batteries up to 10 times (2 to 3 times in the short term).
04.

Activity Region

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  • Headquarters
  • Activity
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Company Profile

Nanomakers

Nanomakers designs, manufactures and sells industrial quantities of silicon-based nanoparticles for energy storage

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Headquarters 78120 Sonchamp, France
06.

Networking Partner

PEXE

Réseau PEXE, the French Cleantech network, is the leading network of French cleantech clusters. Its main objective is to structure and promote the cleantech industry to accelerate the development of its 5000 SMEs.

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