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Title: Method of low temperature operation of an electrochemical cell array

Abstract

A method is described for operating an electrochemical cell generator apparatus containing a generator chamber containing an array of cells having interior and exterior electrodes with solid electrolyte between the electrodes, where a hot gas contacts the outside of the cells and the generating chamber normally operates at over 850 C, where N[sub 2] gas is fed to contact the interior electrode of the cells in any case when the generating chamber temperature drops for whatever reason to within the range of from 550 C to 800 C, to eliminate cracking within the cells. 2 figures.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5099707
Patent Number(s):
5306574 A
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-957117
Assignee:
Westinghouse Electric Corp., Pittsburgh, PA (United States) PTO; EDB-94-074853
DOE Contract Number:  
AC21-80ET17089
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 7 Oct 1992
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS; TEMPERATURE CONTROL; NITROGEN; OPERATION; TEMPERATURE RANGE 1000-4000 K; CONTROL; ELEMENTS; NONMETALS; TEMPERATURE RANGE; 250902* - Energy Storage- Batteries- Performance & Testing

Citation Formats

Singh, P., Ruka, R.J., and Bratton, R.J. Method of low temperature operation of an electrochemical cell array. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Singh, P., Ruka, R.J., & Bratton, R.J. Method of low temperature operation of an electrochemical cell array. United States.
Singh, P., Ruka, R.J., and Bratton, R.J. Tue . "Method of low temperature operation of an electrochemical cell array". United States.
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title = {Method of low temperature operation of an electrochemical cell array},
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abstractNote = {A method is described for operating an electrochemical cell generator apparatus containing a generator chamber containing an array of cells having interior and exterior electrodes with solid electrolyte between the electrodes, where a hot gas contacts the outside of the cells and the generating chamber normally operates at over 850 C, where N[sub 2] gas is fed to contact the interior electrode of the cells in any case when the generating chamber temperature drops for whatever reason to within the range of from 550 C to 800 C, to eliminate cracking within the cells. 2 figures.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1994},
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