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Title: Source of electrical power for an electric vehicle and other purposes, and related methods

Abstract

Microthin sheet technology is disclosed by which superior batteries are constructed which, among other things, accommodate the requirements for high load rapid discharge and recharge, mandated by electric vehicle criteria. The microthin sheet technology has process and article overtones and can be used to form thin electrodes used in batteries of various kinds and types, such as spirally-wound batteries, bipolar batteries, lead acid batteries, silver/zinc batteries, and others. Superior high performance battery features include: (a) minimal ionic resistance; (b) minimal electronic resistance; (c) minimal polarization resistance to both charging and discharging; (d) improved current accessibility to active material of the electrodes; (e) a high surface area to volume ratio; (f) high electrode porosity (microporosity); (g) longer life cycle; (h) superior discharge/recharge characteristics; (j) higher capacities; and (k) high specific capacitance.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy
OSTI Identifier:
20050918
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 20050918
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-83CH10093
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 16 May 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; 25 ENERGY STORAGE; ELECTRIC-POWERED VEHICLES; ELECTRIC BATTERIES; ELECTRODES; PERFORMANCE

Citation Formats

LaFollette, R.M. Source of electrical power for an electric vehicle and other purposes, and related methods. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
LaFollette, R.M. Source of electrical power for an electric vehicle and other purposes, and related methods. United States.
LaFollette, R.M. Tue . "Source of electrical power for an electric vehicle and other purposes, and related methods". United States.
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abstractNote = {Microthin sheet technology is disclosed by which superior batteries are constructed which, among other things, accommodate the requirements for high load rapid discharge and recharge, mandated by electric vehicle criteria. The microthin sheet technology has process and article overtones and can be used to form thin electrodes used in batteries of various kinds and types, such as spirally-wound batteries, bipolar batteries, lead acid batteries, silver/zinc batteries, and others. Superior high performance battery features include: (a) minimal ionic resistance; (b) minimal electronic resistance; (c) minimal polarization resistance to both charging and discharging; (d) improved current accessibility to active material of the electrodes; (e) a high surface area to volume ratio; (f) high electrode porosity (microporosity); (g) longer life cycle; (h) superior discharge/recharge characteristics; (j) higher capacities; and (k) high specific capacitance.},
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