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Title: Cosolvent electrolytes for electrochemical devices

A system and method for stabilizing electrodes against dissolution and/or hydrolysis including use of cosolvents in liquid electrolyte batteries for three purposes: the extension of the calendar and cycle life time of electrodes that are partially soluble in liquid electrolytes, the purpose of limiting the rate of electrolysis of water into hydrogen and oxygen as a side reaction during battery operation, and for the purpose of cost reduction.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1440744
Assignee:
Natron Energy, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) ARPA-E
Patent Number(s):
9,972,867
Application Number:
15/062,171
Contract Number:
AR000300
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 Mar 06
Research Org:
Natron Energy, Inc., Santa Clara, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION

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