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Title: Alkali metal ion battery with bimetallic electrode

Abstract

Electrochemical cells having molten electrodes having an alkali metal provide receipt and delivery of power by transporting atoms of the alkali metal between electrode environments of disparate chemical potentials through an electrochemical pathway comprising a salt of the alkali metal. The chemical potential of the alkali metal is decreased when combined with one or more non-alkali metals, thus producing a voltage between an electrode comprising the molten the alkali metal and the electrode comprising the combined alkali/non-alkali metals.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Massachussetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1177507
Patent Number(s):
9000713
Application Number:
13/237,215
Assignee:
Massachussetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01M - PROCESSES OR MEANS, e.g. BATTERIES, FOR THE DIRECT CONVERSION OF CHEMICAL ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY
H - ELECTRICITY H02 - GENERATION H02J - CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENTS OR SYSTEMS FOR SUPPLYING OR DISTRIBUTING ELECTRIC POWER
DOE Contract Number:  
AR0000047
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Sep 20
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Boysen, Dane A, Bradwell, David J, Jiang, Kai, Kim, Hojong, Ortiz, Luis A, Sadoway, Donald R, Tomaszowska, Alina A, Wei, Weifeng, and Wang, Kangli. Alkali metal ion battery with bimetallic electrode. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Boysen, Dane A, Bradwell, David J, Jiang, Kai, Kim, Hojong, Ortiz, Luis A, Sadoway, Donald R, Tomaszowska, Alina A, Wei, Weifeng, & Wang, Kangli. Alkali metal ion battery with bimetallic electrode. United States.
Boysen, Dane A, Bradwell, David J, Jiang, Kai, Kim, Hojong, Ortiz, Luis A, Sadoway, Donald R, Tomaszowska, Alina A, Wei, Weifeng, and Wang, Kangli. Tue . "Alkali metal ion battery with bimetallic electrode". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1177507.
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abstractNote = {Electrochemical cells having molten electrodes having an alkali metal provide receipt and delivery of power by transporting atoms of the alkali metal between electrode environments of disparate chemical potentials through an electrochemical pathway comprising a salt of the alkali metal. The chemical potential of the alkali metal is decreased when combined with one or more non-alkali metals, thus producing a voltage between an electrode comprising the molten the alkali metal and the electrode comprising the combined alkali/non-alkali metals.},
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