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Title: Cells having cathodes containing polycarbon disulfide materials

The present invention relates to an electric current producing cell which contains an anode, a cathode having as a cathode-active material one or more carbon-sulfur compounds of the formula (CS{sub x}){sub n}, in which x takes values from 1.2 to 2.3 and n is greater or equal to 2, and where the redox process does not involve polymerization and de-polymerization by forming and breaking S--S bonds in the polymer backbone. The cell also contains an electrolyte which is chemically inert with respect to the anode and the cathode. 5 figs.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
100977
Assignee:
Associated Universities, Inc., Washington, DC (United States) PTO; SCA: 400400; PA: EDB-95:131090; SN: 95001445730
Patent Number(s):
US 5,441,831/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-145,091
Contract Number:
AC02-76CH00016
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 15 Aug 1995
Research Org:
Associated Universities Inc
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
40 CHEMISTRY; ELECTROLYTIC CELLS; CATHODES; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; CARBON SULFIDES; REDOX REACTIONS

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