Accession Number : ADD012444
Title : Method of Increasing the Useful Life of Rechargeable Lithium Batteries.
Descriptive Note : Patent Application,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Wagner,Otto C
Report Date : 09 Jul 1986
Pagination or Media Count : 17
Abstract : The cycle life of rechargeable lithium batteries is significantly prolonged by applying to the battery as a charging mode a current interrupted at intervals of 1 milliseconds to 9 seconds in a frequency range of about 0.1 to about 10 Hertz.
Descriptors : *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *ALKALINE BATTERIES, LITHIUM COMPOUNDS, SULFIDES, BATTERY CHARGERS, INTERRUPTION, PULSES, LIFE EXPECTANCY(SERVICE LIFE)
Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE