Accession Number : ADD017485

Title :   Encapsulated Dry Electrolyte Composition for Time Release into a Solute.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 30 Sep 93, patented 21 Mar 95,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Smith, Andrew V

Report Date : 21 Mar 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A device for delivering a water soluble electrolyte is provided comprising a core of a solid electrolyte composition enclosed by a polymeric coating which is permeable to water. The coating has at least one hole to permit passage of an aqueous solution of the electrolyte. The device is useful to maintain the concentration of an electrolyte composition in an electrochemical apparatus such as a fuel cell or a battery. (AN)

Descriptors :   *ELECTROCHEMISTRY, *ELECTROLYTES, *PATENTS, PERMEABILITY, DISPERSING, SOLUTIONS(MIXTURES), POLYMERS, ANODES(ELECTROLYTIC CELL), COATINGS, FLOW RATE, SOLUTES, CONCENTRATION(COMPOSITION), RELEASE, OSMOTIC PRESSURE, SOLUBILITY, FUEL CELLS, WATER ACTIVATED BATTERIES, BATTERY COMPARTMENTS, CATHODES(ELECTROLYTIC CELL)

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry
      Electrochemical Energy Storage

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE