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