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Title: Electrolytes and metal hydride batteries

Abstract

A metal hydride battery comprising at least one negative electrode, at least one positive electrode, a casing having said electrodes positioned therein and an electrolyte composition, where the electrolyte composition comprises an ionic compound selected from the group consisting of protic acids, protic ammonium compounds, protic oxonium compounds, aprotic ammonium compounds, aprotic oxonium compounds, aprotic phosphonium compounds and alkali or alkali earth metal salts; or where the electrolyte composition comprises an ionic compound selected from the group consisting of alkali or alkali earth metal hydroxides and alkali or alkali earth metal alkoxides and an organic solvent; or where the electrolyte composition comprises an alkali metal hydroxide, water and one or more further components selected from the group consisting of organic solvents, further ionic compounds and additives; or where the electrolyte composition comprises an ionic compound selected from the group consisting of carboxylate compounds and carboxylic acids. Ionic compounds include ionic liquids and salts. Metal hydride batteries comprising certain electrolyte compositions have a nominal open-circuit voltage of from about 1.5 V to about 5.0 V.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
BASF Corporation, Florham Park, NJ (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1568129
Patent Number(s):
10243240
Application Number:
14/540,537
Assignee:
BASF Corporation (Florham Park, NJ)
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
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
AR0000386
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 11/13/2014
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Young, Kwo, Nei, Jean, Wong, Diana, Li, Wentao, and Wang, Lixin. Electrolytes and metal hydride batteries. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Young, Kwo, Nei, Jean, Wong, Diana, Li, Wentao, & Wang, Lixin. Electrolytes and metal hydride batteries. United States.
Young, Kwo, Nei, Jean, Wong, Diana, Li, Wentao, and Wang, Lixin. Tue . "Electrolytes and metal hydride batteries". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1568129.
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title = {Electrolytes and metal hydride batteries},
author = {Young, Kwo and Nei, Jean and Wong, Diana and Li, Wentao and Wang, Lixin},
abstractNote = {A metal hydride battery comprising at least one negative electrode, at least one positive electrode, a casing having said electrodes positioned therein and an electrolyte composition, where the electrolyte composition comprises an ionic compound selected from the group consisting of protic acids, protic ammonium compounds, protic oxonium compounds, aprotic ammonium compounds, aprotic oxonium compounds, aprotic phosphonium compounds and alkali or alkali earth metal salts; or where the electrolyte composition comprises an ionic compound selected from the group consisting of alkali or alkali earth metal hydroxides and alkali or alkali earth metal alkoxides and an organic solvent; or where the electrolyte composition comprises an alkali metal hydroxide, water and one or more further components selected from the group consisting of organic solvents, further ionic compounds and additives; or where the electrolyte composition comprises an ionic compound selected from the group consisting of carboxylate compounds and carboxylic acids. Ionic compounds include ionic liquids and salts. Metal hydride batteries comprising certain electrolyte compositions have a nominal open-circuit voltage of from about 1.5 V to about 5.0 V.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {3}
}

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