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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 electrolytes rendering the electrolyte electrochemically active. 2 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7075354
Patent Number(s):
4783382 A
Application Number:
PPN: US 7-039853
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States) SNL; EDB-94-115412
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 20 Apr 1987
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; ELECTRIC BATTERIES; DESIGN; ELECTROLYTES; CHEMICAL ACTIVATION; SHOCK WAVES; START-UP; STORAGE; ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS; 250903* - Energy Storage- Batteries- Materials, Components, & Auxiliaries; 250901 - Energy Storage- Batteries- Design & Development

Citation Formats

Benedick, W.B., Graham, R.A., and Morosin, B. Shock-activated electrochemical power supplies. United States: N. p., 1988. 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. Tue . "Shock-activated electrochemical power supplies". United States.
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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 electrolytes rendering the electrolyte electrochemically active. 2 figs.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1988},
month = {11}
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