Composition and function in AB{sub 5} hydride electrodes

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Multicomponent AB, hydrides are attractive replacements for the cadmium electrode in nickel - cadmium batteries. This paper is concerned with the differential effects of Ni substitution by cobalt, Mn and Al upon electrode corrosion and capacity, using alloys having the generic composition of Al(NiCoMnAl){sub 5} and similar to those used for the preparation of commercial battery electrodes. The corrosion of metal hydride electrodes is determined by two factors, surface passivation due to the presence of surface oxides or hydroxides and crystal lattice expansion - contraction the charge - discharge process. Thus, in addition to determining the effects of Ni substitution ... continued below

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Adzic, G.D.; Johnson, J.R.; Mukerjee, S.; McBreen, J. & Reilly, J.J. December 31, 1996.

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Multicomponent AB, hydrides are attractive replacements for the cadmium electrode in nickel - cadmium batteries. This paper is concerned with the differential effects of Ni substitution by cobalt, Mn and Al upon electrode corrosion and capacity, using alloys having the generic composition of Al(NiCoMnAl){sub 5} and similar to those used for the preparation of commercial battery electrodes. The corrosion of metal hydride electrodes is determined by two factors, surface passivation due to the presence of surface oxides or hydroxides and crystal lattice expansion - contraction the charge - discharge process. Thus, in addition to determining the effects of Ni substitution we will also address the question of whether an observed change is due to a change lattice expansion or to a change in surface passivation, e.g. the formation a corrosion resistant oxide layer.

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  • 190. meeting of the Electrochemical Society and technical exhibition, San Antonio, TX (United States), 6-11 Oct 1996

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  • Other: DE97001543
  • Report No.: BNL--63180
  • Report No.: CONF-961040--19
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • DOI: 10.2172/439012 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 439012
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc674259

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Adzic, G.D.; Johnson, J.R.; Mukerjee, S.; McBreen, J. & Reilly, J.J. Composition and function in AB{sub 5} hydride electrodes, report, December 31, 1996; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc674259/: accessed April 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.