Accession Number : ADD013509

Title :   Thermal Battery Cells Utilizing Molten Nitrates as the Electrolyte and Oxidizer.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 7 Jan 80, patented 7 Apr 81,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Miller, Melvin H ; Fletcher, Aaron N

Report Date : 07 Apr 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : A thermal battery cell is provided comprising a low melting point electrolyte in the presence of halides, a cathode, an oxidizer and a calcium anode.

Descriptors :   *MELTS, *NITRATES, *PATENTS, *SOLID ELECTROLYTES, *THERMAL BATTERIES, ANODES, CALCIUM, ELECTROLYTES, HALIDES, HEAT, MELTING POINT, OXIDIZERS, RESERVE BATTERIES, ELECTROCHEMISTRY, STAINLESS STEEL, ACTIVATION ENERGY, CARCINOGENS, TOXICITY, SALTS, ELECTROLYTIC CELLS

Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE