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Title: Alkaline and non-aqueous proton-conducting pouch-cell batteries

Abstract

Provided are sealed pouch-cell batteries that are alkaline batteries or non-aqueous proton-conducing batteries. A pouch cell includes a flexible housing such as is used for pouch cell construction where the housing is in the form of a pouch, a cathode comprising a cathode active material suitable for use in an alkaline battery, an anode comprising an anode active material suitable for use in an alkaline battery, an electrolyte that is optionally an alkaline or proton-conducting electrolyte, and wherein the pouch does not include or require a safety vent or other gas absorbing or releasing system. The batteries provided function contrary to the art recognized belief that such battery systems were impossible due to unacceptable gas production during cycling.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Ovonic Battery Company, Inc., Rochester Hills, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1600282
Patent Number(s):
10476044
Application Number:
15/823,779
Assignee:
Ovonic Battery Company, Inc. (Rochester Hills, MI)
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: 11/28/2017
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Young, Kwo-hsiung, Nei, Jean, and Meng, Tiejun. Alkaline and non-aqueous proton-conducting pouch-cell batteries. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Young, Kwo-hsiung, Nei, Jean, & Meng, Tiejun. Alkaline and non-aqueous proton-conducting pouch-cell batteries. United States.
Young, Kwo-hsiung, Nei, Jean, and Meng, Tiejun. Tue . "Alkaline and non-aqueous proton-conducting pouch-cell batteries". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1600282.
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