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Low temperature sulfur and sodium metal battery for grid-scale energy storage application

United States Patent

March 27, 2018
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A re-chargeable battery comprising a non-dendrite forming sodium (Na)/potassium (K) liquid metal alloy anode, a sulfur and polyacrylonitrile (PAN) conductive polymer composite cathode, a polyethyleneoxide (PEO) solid electrolyte, a solid electrolyte interface (SEI) formed on the PEO solid electrolyte; and a cell housing, wherein the anode, cathode, and electrolyte are assembled into the cell housing with the PEO solid electrolyte disposed between the cathode and anode.
Liu; Gao (Piedmont, CA), Wang; Dongdong (Berkeley, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
14/ 385,030
March 15, 2013
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENTAL SUPPORT The invention described and claimed herein was made in part utilizing funds supplied by the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 between the U.S. Department of Energy and the Regents of the University of California for the management and operation of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. The government has certain rights in this invention.