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Title: Molten salt electrolyte battery cell with overcharge tolerance

Abstract

A molten salt electrolyte battery having an increased overcharge tolerance employs a negative electrode with two lithium alloy phases of different electrochemical potential, one of which allows self-discharge rates which permits battery cell equalization.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. New Lenox, IL
  2. Wheaton, IL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
867055
Patent Number(s):
4851306
Assignee:
Arch Development Corporation (Argonne, IL)
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 Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
molten; salt; electrolyte; battery; cell; overcharge; tolerance; increased; employs; negative; electrode; lithium; alloy; phases; electrochemical; potential; allows; self-discharge; rates; permits; equalization; electrolyte battery; alloy phase; negative electrode; molten salt; lithium alloy; salt electrolyte; battery cell; overcharge tolerance; discharge rate; charge rate; cell equal; electrochemical potential; /429/29/

Citation Formats

Kaun, Thomas D, and Nelson, Paul A. Molten salt electrolyte battery cell with overcharge tolerance. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Kaun, Thomas D, & Nelson, Paul A. Molten salt electrolyte battery cell with overcharge tolerance. United States.
Kaun, Thomas D, and Nelson, Paul A. Sun . "Molten salt electrolyte battery cell with overcharge tolerance". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/867055.
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author = {Kaun, Thomas D and Nelson, Paul A},
abstractNote = {A molten salt electrolyte battery having an increased overcharge tolerance employs a negative electrode with two lithium alloy phases of different electrochemical potential, one of which allows self-discharge rates which permits battery cell equalization.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1989},
month = {1}
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