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Metal current collect protected by oxide film

United States Patent

May 25, 2004
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Metal Current Collector Protected by Oxide Film
Provided are low-cost, mechanically strong, highly electronically conductive current collects and associated structures for solid-state electrochemical devices, techniques for forming these structures, and devices incorporating the structures. The invention provides solid state electrochemical devices having as current interconnects a ferritic steel felt or screen coated with a protective oxide film.
Jacobson; Craig P. (Lafayette, CA), Visco; Steven J. (Berkeley, CA), DeJonghe; Lutgard C. (Lafayette, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
10/ 323,136
December 18, 2002
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with government support under Grant (Contract) No. DE-AC03-76F00098 awarded by The United States Department of Energy. The government has certain rights to this invention.