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