Accession Number : ADD007406

Title :   High Energy Density Thermal Cell.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Fletcher,Aaron N

Report Date : 29 Apr 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : A thermal battery using a calcium anode and a catholyte consisting of a mixture of lithium, potassium, nitrate and chloride ions. The device is operable over a temperature range of about 150 C. to 600 C. and produces a long lasting, high energy density output. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Thermal batteries, High energy, High density, Battery components, Calcium, Anodes(Electrolytic cell), Cathodes(Electrolytic cell), Ions, Chlorides, Nitrates, Potassium, Lithium, Fuzes(Ordnance)

Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE