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Author: qazulight Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 1744  
Subject: zinc/air development Date: 9/25/2012 9:30 PM
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http://www.nsti.org/news/entry.html?id=103

The technology focuses on the development of the ideal core/corona structured bifunctional catalysts for the air electrode of metal-air batteries and fuel cells. The proposed core/corona structured bifunctional catalyst has been tested in a rechargeable Zinc-Air battery, resulting in a battery system showing three times capacity of a commercial lithium-ion battery. Over 900 cycles of charging have been achieved at high current for a small catalyst loading.

A prototype has been developed....


The cycle life of the zinc/air battery has been the major hurdle to bringing a zinc/air to market.

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