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Title: Energy storage devices having anodes containing Mg and electrolytes utilized therein

For a metal anode in a battery, the capacity fade is a significant consideration. In energy storage devices having an anode that includes Mg, the cycling stability can be improved by an electrolyte having a first salt, a second salt, and an organic solvent. Examples of the organic solvent include diglyme, triglyme, tetraglyme, or a combination thereof. The first salt can have a magnesium cation and be substantially soluble in the organic solvent. The second salt can enhance the solubility of the first salt and can have a magnesium cation or a lithium cation. The first salt, the second salt, or both have a BH.sub.4 anion.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1210222
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA) PNNL
Patent Number(s):
9,112,243
Application Number:
13/858,764
Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Apr 08
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE

Other works cited in this record:

Magnesium Borohydride: From Hydrogen Storage to Magnesium Battery
journal, August 2012
  • Mohtadi, Rana; Matsui, Masaki; Arthur, Timothy S.
  • Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Vol. 51, Issue 39, p. 9780-9783
  • DOI: 10.1002/anie.201204913

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