Characterization of carbon-based electrochemical capacitor technology from Maxwell Energy Products, Inc.

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The electrochemical capacitor devices described in this report were deliverables from the US Department of Energy--Idaho Operations Office (DOE-ID) Contract No. DE-AC07-92ID13404 as part of the US Department of Energy`s (DOE) High Power Energy Storage Program. The Idaho national Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) has responsibility for technical management, testing, and evaluation of high-power batteries and electrochemical capacitors under this Program. The DOE has developed various electrochemical capacitors as candidate power assist devices for the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles (PNGV) fast response engine requirement. This contract with Maxwell Energy Products, Inc. (Maxwell) was intended to develop a ... continued below

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Wright, R.B. & Murphy, T.C. April 1, 1998.

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The electrochemical capacitor devices described in this report were deliverables from the US Department of Energy--Idaho Operations Office (DOE-ID) Contract No. DE-AC07-92ID13404 as part of the US Department of Energy`s (DOE) High Power Energy Storage Program. The Idaho national Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) has responsibility for technical management, testing, and evaluation of high-power batteries and electrochemical capacitors under this Program. The DOE has developed various electrochemical capacitors as candidate power assist devices for the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles (PNGV) fast response engine requirement. This contract with Maxwell Energy Products, Inc. (Maxwell) was intended to develop a high-energy-density, high-power-density ultracapacitor that is capable of load leveling batteries in electric vehicles. The performance criteria for this device are delivery of 5 W {center_dot} h/kg of useful energy that can be used by the vehicle at an average power rating of 600 W/kg. The capacitor must also have an overall charge/discharge efficiency of 90%, and a useful life of more than 100,000 discharge cycles. The deliverables reported on here are those prepared by Maxwell Energy Products, Inc. at various stages of their developmental program. Deliverables were sent to the INEEL`s Energy Storage Technologies (EST) Laboratory for independent testing and evaluation. This report describes performance testing on three sets of capacitors delivered over a two year period. Additional testing has been done on Set {number_sign}2 described herein, as well as on an additional deliverable from Maxwell. These tests results will be documented in a follow-up report.

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  • Other: DE98056059
  • Report No.: DOE/ID--10634
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • DOI: 10.2172/666284 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 666284
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc703406

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Wright, R.B. & Murphy, T.C. Characterization of carbon-based electrochemical capacitor technology from Maxwell Energy Products, Inc., report, April 1, 1998; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc703406/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.