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Battery-grade lithium chloride production by solvometallurgy

Battery-grade lithium chloride production by solvometallurgy

In May 2020, SOLVOMET filed the patent application “Method for producing battery grade lithium hydroxide monohydrate” (priority date: 2020-05-13). The patent application (WO2021228936A1, Prof. Koen Binnemans) became public in November 2021. The first part of the...
Unravelling the chemistry within non-aqueous solvent extraction

Unravelling the chemistry within non-aqueous solvent extraction

Previous studies had demonstrated remarkable separation of rare-earth elements by the neutral extractant Cyanex 923 using non-aqueous solvent extraction. Hence, the effects of polar organic solvents on non-aqueous solvent extraction were investigated, to enhance our...