Accession Number : ADD003878

Title :   A Non-Explosive Lithium Battery.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Shipman,William H ; McCartney,Joseph F

Report Date : 10 Feb 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : The invention relates to an improvement for an electrochemical power producing cell having an anode containing lithium, a cathode, and an electrolyte containing a cathode depolarizer from the group of sulfur oxyhalogens, wherein the improvement is the electrolyte also containing a sulfur solvent. The sulfur solvent keeps any free sulfur in solution so that the sulfur will not combine with the lithium to cause an explosion.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Electric batteries, Lithium, Electrolytes, Sulfur, Sulfur compounds, Chlorides, Lithium chloride

Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE