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Title: Shear activated impact resistant electrolyte

Abstract

A passively impact resistant composite electrolyte composition includes an electrolyte solvent, up to 6M of an electrolyte salt, and shear thickening ceramic particles having an outer surface. The shear thickening ceramic particles have an absolute zeta potential of greater than ±40 mV. The shear thickening ceramic particles have a polydispersity index of no greater than 0.1, and an average particle size of in a range of 50 nm to 1 um. The ceramic particles have bonded to the outer surface steric stabilizing polymers. The steric stabilizing polymers have a chain length of from 0.5 nm to 100 nm. A passively impact resistant laminated battery and a method of making the electrolyte composition are also disclosed.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1568579
Patent Number(s):
10347934
Application Number:
15/382,082
Assignee:
UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
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:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 12/16/2016
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Veith, Gabriel M., Armstrong, Beth L., Shen, Brian H., Tenhaeff, Wyatt E., Kalnaus, Sergiy, and Wang, Hsin. Shear activated impact resistant electrolyte. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Veith, Gabriel M., Armstrong, Beth L., Shen, Brian H., Tenhaeff, Wyatt E., Kalnaus, Sergiy, & Wang, Hsin. Shear activated impact resistant electrolyte. United States.
Veith, Gabriel M., Armstrong, Beth L., Shen, Brian H., Tenhaeff, Wyatt E., Kalnaus, Sergiy, and Wang, Hsin. Tue . "Shear activated impact resistant electrolyte". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1568579.
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abstractNote = {A passively impact resistant composite electrolyte composition includes an electrolyte solvent, up to 6M of an electrolyte salt, and shear thickening ceramic particles having an outer surface. The shear thickening ceramic particles have an absolute zeta potential of greater than ±40 mV. The shear thickening ceramic particles have a polydispersity index of no greater than 0.1, and an average particle size of in a range of 50 nm to 1 um. The ceramic particles have bonded to the outer surface steric stabilizing polymers. The steric stabilizing polymers have a chain length of from 0.5 nm to 100 nm. A passively impact resistant laminated battery and a method of making the electrolyte composition are also disclosed.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {7}
}

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