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Thermal runaway inhibitors

United States Patent

June 8, 2004
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The present invention provides for a battery having an anode, a cathode, and a flame-retarding electrolyte with a conductivity greater than about 10.sup.-3 S/cm at ambient temperature and which includes a compound that chemically interferes with flame propagation.
Mandal; Braja K. (Darien, IL), Filler; Robert (Skokie, IL)
Tech Drive, Inc (Chicago, IL)
09/ 879,633
June 12, 2001
REFERENCE TO GOVERNMENT GRANT This invention was made with Government support under Instrument No. DE-FG02-99ER82905 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.