Nickel-metal hydride battery using alkali ion conducting separator

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8012621
APP PUB NO 20090134842A1
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11944719

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A nickel-metal hydride storage battery comprising a positive electrode containing nickel hydroxide, a negative electrode containing a hydrogen absorbing alloy, an alkaline electrolyte, and an alkali conducting separator provided between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The alkali conducting separator may be a solid alkali metal ion super ion conducting material, wherein the alkali metal is Na, K, or Li.

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CERAMATEC, INC.SALT LAKE CITY, UT111

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Bhavaraju, Sai West Jordan, US 83 775
Gordon, John Howard Salt Lake City, US 71 874
Joshi, Ashok V Salt Lake City, US 192 3148

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