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Title: High energy density aluminum battery

Compositions and methods of making are provided for a high energy density aluminum battery. The battery comprises an anode comprising aluminum metal. The battery further comprises a cathode comprising a material capable of intercalating aluminum or lithium ions during a discharge cycle and deintercalating the aluminum or lithium ions during a charge cycle. The battery further comprises an electrolyte capable of supporting reversible deposition and stripping of aluminum at the anode, and reversible intercalation and deintercalation of aluminum or lithium at the cathode.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1328682
Report Number(s):
9,466,853
13/247,417
DOE Contract Number:
FOA-0000207
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Sep 28
Research Org:
UT-Battelle, LLC, Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Board of Regents, The University of Texas System, Austin, TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 25 ENERGY STORAGE