Discharge rate capabilities of alkaline AgCuO2 electrode

JONES, Timothy W., FORRESTER, Jenny S., HAMILTON, Alexander, ROSE, Michael G. and DONNE, Scott W. (2007). Discharge rate capabilities of alkaline AgCuO2 electrode. Journal of Power Sources, 172 (2), 962-969.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2007.05.032
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    A series of AgCuO2 samples are prepared and tested as alkaline cathode materials for primary batteries. AgCuO2 discharges via four equivalent-charge reduction processes, the rate capabilities of which are determined. At ambient temperature AgCuO2 displays superior rate capabilities for the two highest voltage processes. For all samples, the rate capability of the two lower voltage processes is always superior to those at higher voltage. This is due to the electrode intrinsically doping itself with elemental silver during discharge as part of the second reduction process. The electrode compares favourably with commercial electrolytic manganese dioxide but is prone to self-discharge, the kinetics of which are also discussed. Discharge rate capabilities of alkaline AgCuO 2 electrode.

    Item Type: Article
    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Biomolecular Sciences Research Centre
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2007.05.032
    Page Range: 962-969
    Depositing User: Jamie Young
    Date Deposited: 29 May 2015 10:43
    Last Modified: 11 Oct 2018 13:33
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9917

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