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Electrolytes for magnesium electrochemical cells

United States Patent

July 4, 2017
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An electrochemical cell includes a high voltage cathode configured to operate at 1.5 volts or greater; an anode including Mg.sup.0; and an electrolyte including an ether solvent and a magnesium salt; wherein: a concentration of the magnesium salt in the ether is 1 M or greater.
Burrell; Anthony K. (Naperville, IL), Sa; Niya (Downers Grove, IL), Proffit; Danielle Lee (Lemont, IL), Lipson; Albert (Forest Park, IL), Liao; Chen (Willowbrook, IL), Vaughey; John T. (Elmhurst, IL), Ingram; Brian J. (Chicago, IL)
14/ 690,961
April 20, 2015
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS STATEMENT The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC02-06CH11357 between the U.S. Department of Energy and UChicago Argonne, LLC, representing Argonne National Laboratory.