Accession Number : ADD002232

Title :   Lithium-Chlorine Battery Design.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Zeitner,Edward J ; Kennedy,John H

Report Date : 30 Sep 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : The patent comprises a lithium-chlorine fuel cell having a porous graphite cathode through which gaseous chlorine is diffused into an electrolyte containing reaction chamber, and a molten lithium-wettable metallic fiberous matrix anode which is capable of delivering molten lithium to said reaction chamber. It is an object of this invention to provide a fuel cell which is especially adaptable to military and outer-space applications.

Descriptors :   *Fuel cells, *Patents, Lithium, Chlorine, Spacecraft components, Valves, Activation, Cathodes, Graphite, Porous materials, Military requirements

Subject Categories : Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE