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RECHARGEABLE ALKALINE BATTERY USING ORGANIC MATERIALS AS NEGATIVE ELECTRODES

United States Patent Application

20160049659
A1
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An energy storage device may provide a positive electrode, an electrolyte, and a negative electrode. The energy storage device may utilize an aqueous alkaline electrolyte, which may be nonflammable. The energy storage device may utilize organic material(s) as the negative electrode, such as, but not limited to, poly(anthraquinonyl sulfide) (PAQS), organic carbonyl compounds, organosulfur compounds, redox polymers, or radical polymers.
Yao, Yan (Pearland, TX), Liang, Yanliang (Houston, TX)
University of Houston System (Houston TX)
14/ 825,802
August 13, 2015
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH [0002] This invention was made with government support under Grant No. DE-AR0000380 from Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) within the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.