Patents by Inventor Lincoln Miara

Lincoln Miara 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).

  • Patent number: 10930927
    Abstract: A positive electrode active material includes a core and a coating disposed on at least a portion of a surface of the core. The core includes a lithium metal oxide, a lithium metal phosphate, or a combination thereof. The coating includes a compound according to the formula LimM1nXp, wherein M1, X, m, n and p are as defined herein. Also, an electrochemical cell including the positive electrode active material, and methods for the manufacture of the positive electrode active material and the electrochemical cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Lincoln Miara, Yan Wang, Tomoyuki Tsujimura, Yuichi Aihara, William Richards, Gerbrand Ceder
  • Publication number: 20200403269
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a lithium solid electrolyte, the method including: providing a composition including a lithium precursor, a lanthanum precursor, and a zirconium precursor; disposing the composition on a substrate having a temperature of 270° C. to 500° C. to form a film; and heat-treating the film at 300° C. to less than 750° C. for 1 hour to 100 hours to manufacture the lithium solid electrolyte.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicants: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Yuntong Zhu, Won Seok Chang, Jennifer Rupp, Lincoln Miara
  • Publication number: 20200373613
    Abstract: A solid conductor including: a compound represented by Formula 1, a compound represented by Formula 2, or a combination thereof Li1+x+y?zTa2-xMxP1-yQyO8-zXz ??Formula 1 wherein, in Formula 1, M is an element having an oxidation number of +4, Q is an element having an oxidation number of +4, X is a halogen, a pseudohalogen, or a combination thereof, and 0?x?2, 0?y<1, and 0?z?2, except that cases i) x and y and z are simultaneously 0, ii) M is Hf, X is F, x is 1 , y is 0, and z is 1, iii) M is Hf, X is Cl, x is 2, y is 0, and z is 2, and iv) M is Hf, X is F, x is 2, y is 0, and z is 2, Li1+x+y?zTa2-xMxP1-yQyO8-zLiX ??Formula 2 wherein, in Formula 2, M is an element having an oxidation number of +4, Q is an element having an oxidation number of +4, X is a halogen, a pseudohalogen, or a combination thereof, and 0)(2, 0y<1, and 0z2, except that cases i) x and y and z are simultaneously 0, ii) M is Hf, X is F, x is 1 , y is 0, and z is 1, iii) M is Hf, X is Cl, x is 2, y is 0, and z is
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Ryounghee KIM, Jeongju CHO, Lincoln MIARA, Sawankumar PATEL, Yan WANG, Yan-Yan HU, Hyeokjo GWON, Sewon KIM, Jusik KIM, Sungkyun JUNG
  • Patent number: 10840513
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte for a negative electrode of a secondary battery includes a first porous solid electrolyte having a first surface; a first coating on the first surface of the first porous solid electrolyte; an adhesive electrolyte layer on the first porous solid electrolyte; and a second porous solid electrolyte on the adhesive electrolyte layer, the second porous solid electrolyte having a second surface; wherein the first porous solid electrolyte and the second porous solid electrolyte each have an ionic conductivity effective for a deposition metal; and wherein a surface of the first coating is less favorable for deposition of the deposition metal than the second surface of the second solid electrolyte. An electrode assembly and an electrochemical cell including the solid electrolyte and method for the manufacture thereof are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Karen E. Thomas-Alyea, Robert Ashcraft, Lincoln Miara
  • Publication number: 20200358082
    Abstract: A compound of Formula 1: Li1+2x?yZn1?xPS4?y??Ay??(1) wherein A is halogen, 0?x?1, 0?y?0.5, and 0???0.5, and wherein the compound of Formula 1 has an body centered cubic crystal structure. Also a lithium battery and an electrode including the compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicants: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., The Florida State University Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Yan Wang, Jeong-Ju Cho, Lincoln Miara, Yan-Yan Hu, Xuyong Feng
  • Patent number: 10770751
    Abstract: A compound of Formula 1: Li6+(4?a)x+c)M4+(2?x)Aa+xO(7?c)N?c??(1) wherein M is a tetravalent cationic element, A is a divalent or trivalent cationic element, N? is an anion having a valence of less than ?2, wherein when A is Y3+, In3+, Zn2+, or a combination thereof, 0.15<x?0.5, otherwise 0?x?0.5, 0?c?2, and ((4?a)x+c)>0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yan Wang, Lincoln Miara
  • Publication number: 20200227775
    Abstract: Disclosed is a solid state electrolyte comprising a compound of Formula 1 Li7?a*??(b?4)*??xMa?La3Hf2??Mb?O12?x??Xx ??(1) wherein Ma is a cationic element having a valence of a+; Mb is a cationic element having a valence of b+; and X is an anion having a valence of ?1, wherein, when Ma includes H, 0???5, otherwise 0???0.75, and wherein 0???1.5, 0?x?1.5, and (a*?+(b?4)?+x)>0, 0???1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yan Wang, Lincoln Miara, Sang Bok Ma
  • Publication number: 20200220159
    Abstract: A positive electrode for a solid-state lithium battery, the positive electrode including: a positive active material; and a first solid electrolyte, wherein a ratio ? of an average particle diameter of the positive active material to an average particle diameter of the first solid electrolyte is 3???40, wherein the positive active material has an average particle diameter of 1 nm to 30 ?m, and wherein the first solid electrolyte has an average particle diameter of 0.1 ?m to 4 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicants: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Qingsong Tu, Tan Shi, Gerbrand Ceder, Lincoln Miara
  • Patent number: 10700377
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte for a negative electrode of a secondary battery includes a first solid electrolyte having a first surface and a second solid electrolyte on the first solid electrolyte and having a second surface. The first solid electrolyte and the second solid electrolyte each have an ionic conductivity effective for a deposition metal, and the first surface and the second surface are different in composition, structure, or both. An electrode assembly and an electrochemical cell including the solid electrolyte and method for the manufacture thereof are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Karen E. Thomas-Alyea, Yong-Gun Lee, Lincoln Miara, Hyunseok Kim, Jusik Kim, Michael E. Badding, Zhen Song
  • Publication number: 20200176812
    Abstract: A compound of Formula 1 Li1+(4?a)?Hf2??Ma?(PO4??)3??(1) wherein M is at least one cationic element with valence of a, wherein 0<???, 1?a?4, and 0???0.1. Also an electrolyte composition, a separator, a protected positive electrode, a protected negative electrode, and a lithium battery, each including the compound of Formula 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicants: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., The Florida State University Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Yan Wang, Lincoln Miara, Yan-Yan Hu, Xuyong Feng
  • Publication number: 20200176811
    Abstract: A compound of Formula 1 Li((2+(6?a)?)+(b?2)?)W(1??)Ma?O(4????)Ab???(1) wherein M is at least one cationic element with valence of a, A is an anion having a valence of ?b, ? is a content of oxygen vacancies, 3?a?5, 1?b?3, 0???0.5, 0???0.3, and 0???0.1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yan Wang, Lincoln Miara, Jeong-Ju Cho
  • Publication number: 20190356016
    Abstract: A compound of Formula 1: Li6+(4?a)x+c)M4+(2?x)Aa+xO(7?c)N?c ??(1) wherein M is a tetravalent cationic element, A is a divalent or trivalent cationic element, N? is an anion having a valence of less than ?2, wherein when A is Y3+, In3+, Zn2+, or a combination thereof, 0.15<x?0.5, otherwise 0?x?0.5, 0?c?2, and ((4?a)x+c)>0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Inventors: Yan Wang, Lincoln Miara
  • Patent number: 10446872
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte material represented by Formula 1: L1+2x(M1)1?x(M2)(M3)4??Formula 1 wherein 0.25<x<1, L is at least one element selected from a Group 1 element, M1 is at least one element selected from a Group 2 element, a Group 3 element, a Group 12 element, and a Group 13 element, M2 is at least one element selected from a Group 5 element, a Group 14 element, and a Group 15 element, and M3 is at least one element selected from a Group 16 element, and wherein the solid electrolyte material has an I-4 crystal structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Gerbrand Ceder, Jaechul Kim, Lincoln Miara, William Richards, Tomoyuki Tsujimura, Yan Wang, Naoki Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20190273258
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte for a negative electrode of a secondary battery includes a first porous solid electrolyte having a first surface; a first coating on the first surface of the first porous solid electrolyte; an adhesive electrolyte layer on the first porous solid electrolyte; and a second porous solid electrolyte on the adhesive electrolyte layer, the second porous solid electrolyte having a second surface; wherein the first porous solid electrolyte and the second porous solid electrolyte each have an ionic conductivity effective for a deposition metal; and wherein a surface of the first coating is less favorable for deposition of the deposition metal than the second surface of the second solid electrolyte. An electrode assembly and an electrochemical cell including the solid electrolyte and method for the manufacture thereof are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Karen E. Thomas-Alyea, Robert Ashcraft, Lincoln Miara
  • Publication number: 20190140265
    Abstract: A positive electrode active material includes a core and a coating disposed on at least a portion of a surface of the core. The core includes a lithium metal oxide, a lithium metal phosphate, or a combination thereof. The coating includes a compound according to the formula LimM1nXp, wherein M1, X, m, n and p are as defined herein. Also, an electrochemical cell including the positive electrode active material, and methods for the manufacture of the positive electrode active material and the electrochemical cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Lincoln Miara, Yan Wang, Tomoyuki Tsujimura, Yuichi Aihara, William Richards, Gerbrand Ceder
  • Publication number: 20180351207
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte material is of the formula A7±2xP3X((11±x)?y)Oy wherein wherein A is Li or Na, wherein X is S, Se, or a combination thereof, provided that when M is Li, X is Se, and wherein 0?x?0.25 and 0?y?2.5. Also, an electrochemical cell including the solid electrolyte material, and methods for the manufacture of the solid electrolyte material and the electrochemical cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: Yan Wang, Lincoln Miara, Gerbrand Ceder, William D. Richards
  • Publication number: 20180205112
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte for a negative electrode of a secondary battery includes a first solid electrolyte having a first surface and a second solid electrolyte on the first solid electrolyte and having a second surface. The first solid electrolyte and the second solid electrolyte each have an ionic conductivity effective for a deposition metal, and the first surface and the second surface are different in composition, structure, or both. An electrode assembly and an electrochemical cell including the solid electrolyte and method for the manufacture thereof are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Karen E. Thomas-Alyea, Yong-Gun Lee, Lincoln Miara, Hyunseok Kim, Jusik Kim, Michael E. Badding, Zhen Song
  • Patent number: 9966629
    Abstract: A sodium-conductive solid-state electrolyte material includes a compound of the composition Na10MP2S12, wherein M is selected from Ge, Si, and Sn. The material may have a conductivity of at least 1.0×10?5 S/cm at a temperature of about 300K and may have a tetragonal microstructure, e.g., a skewed P1 crystallographic structure. Also provided are an electrochemical cell that includes the sodium-conductive solid-state electrolyte material and a method for producing the sodium-conductive solid electrolyte material via controlled thermal processing parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: William D. Richards, Shyue Ping Ong, Yifei Mo, Gerbrand Ceder, Lincoln Miara, Tomoyuki Tsujimura, Yan Wang, Young-Gyoon Ryu, Naoki Suzuki, Ichiro Uechi
  • Publication number: 20170040637
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte material represented by Formula 1: L1+2x(M1)1-x(M2)(M3)4??Formula 1 wherein 0.25<x<1, L is at least one element selected from a Group 1 element, M1 is at least one element selected from a Group 2 element, a Group 3 element, a Group 12 element, and a Group 13 element, M2 is at least one element selected from a Group 5 element, a Group 14 element, and a Group 15 element, and M3 is at least one element selected from a Group 16 element, and wherein the solid electrolyte material has an I-4 crystal structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2016
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Inventors: Gerbrand CEDER, Jaechul Kim, Lincoln Miara, William Richards, Tomoyuki Tsujimura, Yan Wang, Naoki Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20160226095
    Abstract: A sodium-conductive solid-state electrolyte material includes a compound of the composition Na10MP2S12, wherein M is selected from Ge, Si, and Sn. The material may have a conductivity of at least 1.0×10?5 S/cm at a temperature of about 300K and may have a tetragonal microstructure, e.g., a skewed P1 crystallographic structure. Also provided are an electrochemical cell that includes the sodium-conductive solid-state electrolyte material and a method for producing the sodium-conductive solid electrolyte material via controlled thermal processing parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Inventors: William D. Richards, Shyue Ping Ong, Yifei Mo, Gerbrand Ceder, Lincoln Miara, Tomoyuki Tsujimura, Yan Wang, Young-Gyoon Ryu, Naoki Suzuki, Ichiro Uechi