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LOW TEMPERATURE LIQUID METAL BATTERIES FOR ENERGY STORAGE APPLICATIONS

United States Patent Application

20170214096
A1
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The present invention relates to a molten metal battery of liquid bismuth and liquid tin electrodes and a eutectic electrolyte. The electrodes may be coaxial and coplanar. The eutectic electrolyte may be in contact with a surface of each electrode. The eutectic electrolyte may comprise ZnCl.sub.2:KCl.
Lippert, Cameron A. (Lexington, KY), Liu, Kunlei (Lexington, KY), Landon, James (Lexington, KY), Odom, Susan A. (Lexington, KY), Holubowitch, Nicolas E. (Lexington, KY)
15/ 405,754
January 13, 2017
GOVERNMENT SUPPORT [0002] This invention was made with Government support under grant PON2 1300001707 awarded by the Department for Energy Development and Independence. The Government has certain rights in the invention.