skip to main content
DOE Patents title logo U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Scientific and Technical Information

Title: Shock-activated electrochemical power supplies

Abstract

A shock-activated electrochemical power supply is provided which is initiated extremely rapidly and which has a long shelf life. Electrochemical power supplies of this invention are initiated much faster than conventional thermal batteries. Power supplies of this invention comprise an inactive electrolyte and means for generating a high-pressure shock wave such that the shock wave is propagated through the electrolyte rendering the electrolyte electrochemically active. 2 figs.

Inventors:
; ;
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
7051492
Patent Number(s):
-US-A6039853
Assignee:
SNL; EDB-88-177490
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Portions of this document are illegible in microfiche products
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS; CHEMICAL ACTIVATION; POWER SUPPLIES; DESIGN; INVENTIONS; SHOCK WAVES; ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; EQUIPMENT; 250800* - Energy Storage- Chemical; 250900 - Energy Storage- Batteries

Citation Formats

Benedick, W.B., Graham, R.A., and Morosin, B. Shock-activated electrochemical power supplies. United States: N. p., 1987. Web.
Benedick, W.B., Graham, R.A., & Morosin, B. Shock-activated electrochemical power supplies. United States.
Benedick, W.B., Graham, R.A., and Morosin, B. Mon . "Shock-activated electrochemical power supplies". United States.
@article{osti_7051492,
title = {Shock-activated electrochemical power supplies},
author = {Benedick, W.B. and Graham, R.A. and Morosin, B.},
abstractNote = {A shock-activated electrochemical power supply is provided which is initiated extremely rapidly and which has a long shelf life. Electrochemical power supplies of this invention are initiated much faster than conventional thermal batteries. Power supplies of this invention comprise an inactive electrolyte and means for generating a high-pressure shock wave such that the shock wave is propagated through the electrolyte rendering the electrolyte electrochemically active. 2 figs.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1987},
month = {4}
}