Accession Number : ADD016181

Title :   Lightweight Zinc Electrode.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 27 Jul 93, patented 1 Feb 94,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Ferrando, William A

Report Date : 01 Feb 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : A light weight zinc electrode made of a sintered mat of copper metal coated graphite fibers; and a composite material of zinc active material and a hydrogel dispersed in a solid, impervious, inert polymer matrix, wherein the composite material surrounds the individual copper metal coated graphite fibers of the sintered mat which support the composite material and provide paths of electrical conductivity throughout the composite material.

Descriptors :   *ELECTRODES, *ZINC COMPOUNDS, *PATENTS, COMPOSITE MATERIALS, ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY, GRAPHITE, LIGHTWEIGHT, COPPER COMPOUNDS, BATTERY COMPONENTS, ELECTROCHEMISTRY

Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE