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Reactive metal hydrogel/inert polymer composite anode and primary metal-air battery

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An anode for use in a primary metal-air battery having an alkaline or neutral salt electrolyte, the anode comprising: a low molecular weight reactive metal substrate; a low molecular weight reactive metal powder; and at least a two-component electrolyte resistant polymer system; the first component is an ionic conductive linearized hydrogel, the second component is an inert structural polymer matrix, the reactive metal powder is dispersed and the first component is uniformly dispersed within the second component to form a material, and the reactive metal is selected from the group consisting of magnesium, aluminum, tin, mixtures of aluminum, tin and magnesium and alloys thereof.

Inventors: 
Ferrando, William A.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Electronics and Energy
FIle Date: 
2002-11-19
Grant Date: 
2006-07-04
Grant time: 
1,323 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
24
Claim count percentile rank: 
3
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY