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Title: Materials for electrochemical device safety

An electrochemical device includes a thermally-triggered intumescent material or a gas-triggered intumescent material. Such devices prevent or minimize short circuits in a device that could lead to thermal run-away. Such devices may include batteries or supercapacitors.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1349885
Assignee:
UChicago Argonne, LLC (Chicago, IL) ANL
Patent Number(s):
8,999,561
Application Number:
13/104,134
Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 May 10
Research Org:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 25 ENERGY STORAGE

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