Patents by Inventor Kostiantyn Turcheniuk

Kostiantyn Turcheniuk has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20240113391
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to Li-ion battery with an anode, a cathode, a porous separator membrane, and an electrolyte that fills pores in the anode, the cathode, and the porous separator membrane; and a porous separator membrane and methods of generating the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicants: Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Daicel Corporation
    Inventors: Aashray Narla, Wenbin Fu, Kostiantyn Turcheniuk, Gleb Yushin, Atsushi Kume
  • Patent number: 11931810
    Abstract: Aspects relate to method of zinc-comprising nanowire fabrication, the method comprising forming a starting material comprising zinc metal or zinc metal alloy and at least one reactive metal, and exposing the starting material to one or more alcohols to obtain a reaction product comprising zinc-comprising nanowires, wherein the at least one reactive metal is more reactive than zinc to the one or more alcohols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignees: Sila Nanotechnologies, Inc., Georgia Tech Research Corporation
    Inventors: Gleb Yushin, Wenqiang Hu, Samik Jhulki, Wenbin Fu, Kostiantyn Turcheniuk
  • Patent number: 11837697
    Abstract: In an aspect, a solid-state Li-ion battery (SSLB) cell, may comprise an anode electrode comprising an anode electrode surface and an anode active material, a cathode electrode comprising a cathode electrode surface and an cathode active material, and an inorganic, melt-infiltrated, solid state electrolyte (SSE) ionically coupling the anode electrode and the cathode electrode, wherein at least a portion of at least one of the electrode surfaces comprises an interphase layer separating the respective electrode active material from direct contact with the SSE, and wherein the interphase layer comprises two or more metals from the list of: Zr, Al, K, Cs, Fr, Be, Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, Sc, Y, La or non-La lanthanoids, Ta, Zr, Hf, and Nb.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignees: GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH CORPORATION, SILA NANOTECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Gleb Yushin, Yiran Xiao, Kostiantyn Turcheniuk
  • Publication number: 20230322572
    Abstract: A method of making aluminum alkoxide nanowires is disclosed. In some embodiments, the method includes: (1) treating an alloy comprising aluminum (Al) and lithium (Li) with a reactive solvent to form a porous metal comprising Al; and (2) treating the porous metal with an alcohol-comprising solvent to form the Al alkoxide nanowires. In some embodiments, the reactive solvent has a pKa value at 25° C. that is less than 15. In some implementations, water is employed as the reactive solvent and ethanol is employed as the alcohol-comprising solvent. Methods of making Al oxide nanowires, Al hydroxide nanowires, an aerogel, and a lithium-ion battery are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2023
    Publication date: October 12, 2023
    Inventors: Gleb YUSHIN, Fujia WANG, Samik JHULKI, Kostiantyn TURCHENIUK
  • Publication number: 20230299362
    Abstract: An electrolyte for a lithium-ion battery includes a primary lithium salt and a solvent composition. In some implementations, the solvent composition includes fluoroethylene carbonate (FEC), at least one linear ester, and at least one branched ester. In some implementations, a mole fraction of the FEC in the electrolyte is in a range of about 2 mol. % to about 30 mol. %, a total mole fraction of the at least one linear ester and the at least one branched ester in the electrolyte is at least about 45 mol. %, a molar ratio of the at least one linear ester to the at least one branched esters is in a range of about 1:10 to about 20:1, and the electrolyte is substantially free of four-carbon cyclic carbonates. Lithium-ion batteries employing such electrolytes are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2023
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Inventors: Kostiantyn TURCHENIUK, Natasha TERAN, William GENT, Xiujun YUE, Katherine HARRY, Viacheslav IABLOKOV, Naoki NITTA, Gleb YUSHIN
  • Publication number: 20230238581
    Abstract: An electrolyte for a lithium-ion battery includes a primary lithium salt and an organic compound composition. In some designs, the organic compound composition includes (1) fluoroethylene carbonate (FEC), (2) vinylene carbonate (VC), (3) at least one ester (ES), and (4) a nitrile additive composition (NAC) which includes at least one nitrile compound. In some designs, a mole fraction of the NAC in the electrolyte is in a range of approximately 0.1 mol. % to approximately 2.0 mol. %. In some designs, a mole fraction of the at least one ES in the electrolyte is at least approximately 35 mol. %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2023
    Publication date: July 27, 2023
    Inventors: Kostiantyn TURCHENIUK, Viacheslav IABLOKOV, Michael Lee PEGIS, William Elliott GENT, Fezzeh POURAGHAJANSARHAMAMI, Fumitomo HIDE, Anton KLIPKOV, Volodymyr AHUNOVYCH, Gleb YUSHIN
  • Patent number: 11708625
    Abstract: In an embodiment, an alloy is exposed to a hydrophilic solvent at least until at least one Group I or Group II element is substantially removed so as to produce a nanomaterial that substantially includes a metal, semimetal or non-metal material and that exhibits a desired set of microstructure characteristics. The hydrophilic solvent is configured to be reactive with respect to the at least one Group I or Group II element and substantially unreactive with respect to the metal, semimetal or non-metal material. In another embodiment, an active material is infiltrated into pores of a nanoporous metal or metal oxide, after which the infiltrated nanoporous metal or metal oxide material is annealed to produce an active material-based nanocomposite material. A protective coating layer is deposited on at least part of a surface of the active material-based nanocomposite material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2023
    Assignees: SILA NANOTECHNOLOGIES, INC., GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Gleb Yushin, Kostiantyn Turcheniuk, James Benson
  • Publication number: 20230088113
    Abstract: In an aspect, a solid-state Li-ion battery (SSLB) cell, may comprise an anode electrode comprising an anode electrode surface and an anode active material, a cathode electrode comprising a cathode electrode surface and an cathode active material, and an inorganic, melt-infiltrated, solid state electrolyte (SSE) ionically coupling the anode electrode and the cathode electrode, wherein at least a portion of at least one of the electrode surfaces comprises an interphase layer separating the respective electrode active material from direct contact with the SSE, and wherein the interphase layer comprises two or more metals from the list of: Zr, Al, K, Cs, Fr, Be, Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, Sc, Y, La or non-La lanthanoids, Ta, Zr, Hf, and Nb.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2022
    Publication date: March 23, 2023
    Inventors: Gleb YUSHIN, Yiran XIAO, Kostiantyn TURCHENIUK
  • Patent number: 11502332
    Abstract: In an aspect, a solid-state Li-ion battery (SSLB) cell, may comprise an anode electrode comprising an anode electrode surface and an anode active material, a cathode electrode comprising a cathode electrode surface and an cathode active material, and an inorganic, melt-infiltrated, solid state electrolyte (SSE) ionically coupling the anode electrode and the cathode electrode, wherein at least a portion of at least one of the electrode surfaces comprises an interphase layer separating the respective electrode active material from direct contact with the SSE, and wherein the interphase layer comprises two or more metals from the list of: Zr, Al, K, Cs, Fr, Be, Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, Sc, Y, La or non-La lanthanoids, Ta, Zr, Hf, and Nb.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignees: GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH CORPORATION, SILA NANOTECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Gleb Yushin, Yiran Xiao, Kostiantyn Turcheniuk
  • Publication number: 20220305555
    Abstract: Aspects relate to method of zinc-comprising nanowire fabrication, the method comprising forming a starting material comprising zinc metal or zinc metal alloy and at least one reactive metal, and exposing the starting material to one or more alcohols to obtain a reaction product comprising zinc-comprising nanowires, wherein the at least one reactive metal is more reactive than zinc to the one or more alcohols.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
    Inventors: Gleb YUSHIN, Wenqiang HU, Samik JHULKI, Wenbin FU, Kostiantyn TURCHENIUK
  • Publication number: 20220190389
    Abstract: A Li-ion battery cell includes anode and cathode electrodes, a separator electrically separating the anode electrode and the cathode electrode, and an electrolyte ionically coupling the anode electrode and the cathode electrode. In some designs, the anode electrode has a capacity loading in the range of about 2 mAh/cm2 to about 10 mAh/cm2 and includes anode particles that (i) have an average particle size in the range of about 0.2 microns to about 20 microns, (ii) exhibit a volume expansion in the range of about 8 vol. % to about 180 vol. % during one or more charge-discharge cycles of the battery cell, and (iii) exhibit a specific capacity in the range of about 800 mAh/g to about 3000 mAh/g.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2021
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Inventors: Gleb YUSHIN, Kostiantyn TURCHENIUK, Judith KIM, David BRITT
  • Publication number: 20220162796
    Abstract: In an embodiment, metal-organic nanowires or nanofibers comprising polymer chains with around 100 or more repeat units are synthesized. The metal-organic nanowires or nanofibers are exposed to a reactive gas at a temperature in excess of around 100° C. and at a pressure in the range from around 0.001 to around 100 atmospheres.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2021
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicant: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
    Inventors: Gleb YUSHIN, Kostiantyn TURCHENIUK, Fujia WANG
  • Patent number: 11214918
    Abstract: In an embodiment, metal-organic nanowires or nanofibers comprising polymer chains with around 100 or more repeat units are synthesized. The metal-organic nanowires or nanofibers are exposed to a reactive gas at a temperature in excess of around 100° C. and at a pressure in the range from around 0.001 to around 100 atmospheres.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignees: SILA NANOTECHNOLOGIES, INC., GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Gleb Yushin, Kostiantyn Turcheniuk, Fujia Wang
  • Publication number: 20210313617
    Abstract: An aspect is directed to a Li-ion battery, comprising anode and cathode electrode, an electrolyte ionically coupling the anode and the cathode electrodes, and a separator electrically separating the anode and the cathode electrodes, wherein the anode electrode comprises a mixture of conversion-type anode material and intercalation-type anode material, wherein the conversion-type anode material exhibits median specific reversible capacity in the range from about 1400 mAh/g to about 2200 mAh/g, and wherein the conversion-type anode material exhibits first cycle coulombic efficiency in the range from about 88% to about 96%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Gleb YUSHIN, Adam KAJDOS, Valentin LULEVICH, Nicholas INGLE, Kostiantyn TURCHENIUK
  • Publication number: 20210184250
    Abstract: In an aspect, a solid-state Li-ion battery (SSLB) cell, may comprise an anode electrode comprising an anode electrode surface and an anode active material, a cathode electrode comprising a cathode electrode surface and an cathode active material, and an inorganic, melt-infiltrated, solid state electrolyte (SSE) ionically coupling the anode electrode and the cathode electrode, wherein at least a portion of at least one of the electrode surfaces comprises an interphase layer separating the respective electrode active material from direct contact with the SSE, and wherein the interphase layer comprises two or more metals from the list of: Zr, Al, K, Cs, Fr, Be, Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, Sc, Y, La or non-La lanthanoids, Ta, Zr, Hf, and Nb.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2020
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Gleb YUSHIN, Yiran XIAO, Kostiantyn TURCHENIUK
  • Publication number: 20210159499
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a metal or metal-ion battery cell, includes anode and cathode electrodes, a separator electrically separating the anode and the cathode, and a solid electrolyte ionically coupling the anode and the cathode, wherein the solid electrolyte comprises a material having one or more rearrangeable chalcogen-metal-hydrogen groups that are configured to transport at least one metal-ion or metal-ion mixture through the solid electrolyte, wherein the solid electrolyte exhibits a melting point below about 350° C. In an example, the solid electrolyte may be produced by mixing different dry metal-ion compositions together, arranging the mixture inside of a mold, and heating the mixture while arranged inside of the mold at least to a melting point (e.g., below about 350° C.) of the mixture so as to produce a material comprising one or more rearrangeable chalcogen-metal-hydrogen groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2021
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Applicants: Georgia Tech Research Corporation, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
    Inventors: Gleb YUSHIN, Kostiantyn TURCHENIUK, Yiran XIAO, Ah-Young SONG, Oleg BORODIN, Naoki NITTA
  • Patent number: 10892486
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a metal or metal-ion battery cell, includes anode and cathode electrodes, a separator electrically separating the anode and the cathode, and a solid electrolyte ionically coupling the anode and the cathode, wherein the solid electrolyte comprises a material having one or more rearrangeable chalcogen-metal-hydrogen groups that are configured to transport at least one metal-ion or metal-ion mixture through the solid electrolyte, wherein the solid electrolyte exhibits a melting point below about 350° C. In an example, the solid electrolyte may be produced by mixing different dry metal-ion compositions together, arranging the mixture inside of a mold, and heating the mixture while arranged inside of the mold at least to a melting point (e.g., below about 350° C.) of the mixture so as to produce a material comprising one or more rearrangeable chalcogen-metal-hydrogen groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignees: SILA NANOTECHNOLOGIES INC., GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH CORPORATION, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AS REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
    Inventors: Gleb Yushin, Kostiantyn Turcheniuk, Yiran Xiao, Ah-Young Song, Oleg Borodin, Naoki Nitta
  • Publication number: 20200360513
    Abstract: An aspect is directed to a vaccine adjuvant including a nanofiber that comprises an oxide or a salt of one, two, three or more metals selected from the group of Al, Ca, Mg, Li, Na, K, La, Y, Si, Fe and Zn. Another aspect is directed to a porous scaffold or a porous membrane that comprises nanofibers comprising an oxide or a salt of one, two, three or more metals selected from the group of Al, Ca, Mg, Li, Na, K, La, Y, Si, Fe and Zn, where the porous scaffold or the porous membrane is configured for use in an environment where the nanofibers are exposed to a direct contact with extracellular body fluids.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Gleb YUSHIN, Kostiantyn TURCHENIUK, Kyle KULINSKI
  • Patent number: 10689260
    Abstract: Methods for disaggregating nanodiamond clusters, for example, by using ultrasound to break apart nanodiamond aggregates in a sodium chloride aqueous slurry. Compositions, such as aqueous nanodiamond dispersions and dry particulate compositions that may be produced using these methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: The Curators of the University of Missouri
    Inventors: Vadym Mochalin, Kostiantyn Turcheniuk, Caleb Trecazzi
  • Publication number: 20200024796
    Abstract: In an embodiment, metal-organic nanowires or nanofibers comprising polymer chains with around 100 or more repeat units are synthesized. The metal-organic nanowires or nanofibers are exposed to a reactive gas at a temperature in excess of around 100° C. and at a pressure in the range from around 0.001 to around 100 atmospheres.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
    Inventors: Gleb Yushin, Kostiantyn Turcheniuk, Fujia Wang