Accession Number : AD0771961

Title :   Secondary Zinc-Oxygen Batteries.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jun 72-Jun 73,

Corporate Author : ENERGY RESEARCH CORP BETHEL CONN

Personal Author(s) : Klein,Martin

Report Date : NOV 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 46

Abstract : The report describes research and development leading to the construction of a long life high energy density sealed zinc-oxygen secondary battery which is capable of operating over the range of temperatures and rates compatible with Army communications and surveillance equipment. It includes investigations and screening of inorganic separator materials, optimization of the rechargeable zinc electrodes, investigation of various rechargeable oxygen electrode schemes, including bifunctional and monofunctional electrodes, and design, fabrication and testing of a lightweight sealed 6 volt, 25 ampere-hour zinc-oxygen battery.

Descriptors :   *Storage batteries, Fabrication, Zinc, Oxygen, Electrodes, Battery separators, Battery compartments, Inorganic materials, Test methods, Performance(Engineering)

Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE