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Title: Lih thermal energy storage device

Abstract

A thermal energy storage device for use in a pulsed power supply to store waste heat produced in a high-power burst operation utilizes lithium hydride as the phase change thermal energy storage material. The device includes an outer container encapsulating the lithium hydride and an inner container supporting a hydrogen sorbing sponge material such as activated carbon. The inner container is in communication with the interior of the outer container to receive hydrogen dissociated from the lithium hydride at elevated temperatures.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Knoxville, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
869365
Patent Number(s):
5323843
Assignee:
Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc. (Oak Ridge, TN)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
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
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F28 - HEAT EXCHANGE IN GENERAL F28D - HEAT-EXCHANGE APPARATUS, NOT PROVIDED FOR IN ANOTHER SUBCLASS, IN WHICH THE HEAT-EXCHANGE MEDIA DO NOT COME INTO DIRECT CONTACT
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
lih; thermal; energy; storage; device; pulsed; power; supply; store; waste; heat; produced; high-power; burst; operation; utilizes; lithium; hydride; phase; change; material; outer; container; encapsulating; inner; supporting; hydrogen; sorbing; sponge; activated; carbon; communication; interior; receive; dissociated; elevated; temperatures; heat produced; lithium hydride; inner container; waste heat; outer container; activated carbon; elevated temperatures; storage device; phase change; energy storage; elevated temperature; thermal energy; power supply; storage material; pulsed power; operation utilizes; change thermal; container support; /165/

Citation Formats

Olszewski, Mitchell, and Morris, David G. Lih thermal energy storage device. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Olszewski, Mitchell, & Morris, David G. Lih thermal energy storage device. United States.
Olszewski, Mitchell, and Morris, David G. Sat . "Lih thermal energy storage device". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/869365.
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abstractNote = {A thermal energy storage device for use in a pulsed power supply to store waste heat produced in a high-power burst operation utilizes lithium hydride as the phase change thermal energy storage material. The device includes an outer container encapsulating the lithium hydride and an inner container supporting a hydrogen sorbing sponge material such as activated carbon. The inner container is in communication with the interior of the outer container to receive hydrogen dissociated from the lithium hydride at elevated temperatures.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1994},
month = {1}
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Development of encapsulated lithium hydride thermal energy storage
conference, January 1989


Assessment of Energy Storage Concepts for Use in Pulsed Space Power Systems
conference, August 1987


Development of encapsulated lithium hydride sink-side thermal energystorage for pulsed space power systems
conference, August 1988


Encapsulated Sink-Side Thermal Energy Storage for Pulsed Space Power Systems
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