This article reviews the current status of the research and development programs, in the USA, on rechargeable zinc batteries. These are in the zinc-bromine, zinc-chlorine, zinc-ferricyanide and zinc-nickel oxide systems. Most of the electrochemical problems with these batteries are due to the zinc electrode. Recent advances in zinc batteries include the use of additives and modified charging methods. Recent work by the author and others on the mechanism of the zinc electrodes in acid electrolytes is discussed and the mechanistic aspects of the effect of additives and charging methods is also reviewed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This paper is from the Australian Electrochemistry Conference, Greenland, Australia, February 19, 1984.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Cross (Richard B) Company

    Oxford, Indiana,   United States  47971
  • Authors:
    • McBreen, J
  • Publication Date: 1984-1

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  • Pagination: 19 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00387353
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Energy Research Abstracts
  • Report/Paper Numbers: BNL-34390
  • Contract Numbers: AC02-76CH00016
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 28 1984 12:00AM