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Title: Air breathing lithium power cells

A cell suitable for use in a battery according to one embodiment includes a catalytic oxygen cathode; a stabilized zirconia electrolyte for selective oxygen anion transport; a molten salt electrolyte; and a lithium-based anode. A cell suitable for use in a battery according to another embodiment includes a catalytic oxygen cathode; an electrolyte; a membrane selective to molecular oxygen; and a lithium-based anode.
Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1144151
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA) LLNL
Patent Number(s):
8,778,546
Application Number:
12/778,967
Contract Number:
AC52-07NA27344
Research Org:
LLNL (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE

Works referenced in this record:

Thermal and electrochemical behavior of yttria-stabilized zirconia coated LiCoO2 during overcharge tests
journal, April 2009
  • Fey, George Ting-Kuo; Hsiao, Chiao-Ling; Muralidharan, Pandurangan
  • Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 189, Issue 1, p. 837-840
  • DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2008.07.016