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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 alkali metal and the electrode comprising the combined alkali/non-alkali metals.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1502817
Patent Number(s):
10205195
Application Number:
14/678,602
Assignee:
Massachusetts 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: 2015 Apr 03
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

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., 2019. 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/1502817.
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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 alkali metal and the electrode comprising the combined alkali/non-alkali metals.},
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