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Non-aqueous solvent electrolyte battery with additive alkali metal salt of a mixed anhydride combination of oxalic acid and boric acid

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A method for enhancing the performance characteristics of a battery through the use of the electrolyte composition comprised of a non-aqueous solvent, and a salt mixture. The salt mixture includes an alkali metal electrolyte salt and an additive salt having an anion of a mixed anhydride of oxalic acid and boric acid. Specific additive salts include lithium bis(oxalato) borate and lithium oxalyldifluoroborate. Particular electrolyte salts comprise LiPF6 and LiBF4. The additive salt is present in an amount of 0.1-60 mole percent of the total of the additive salt and electrolyte salt content of the electrolyte.

Inventors: 
Jow, Richard T.; Zhang, Shengshui; Xu, Kang
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Electronics and Energy
FIle Date: 
2006-12-21
Grant Date: 
2009-04-28
Grant time: 
859 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
15
Claim count percentile rank: 
1
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY