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Liquid metal batteries

  1. Jun 27, 2010 #1
    "One of the first compilations used molten antimony and magnesium as the charge holders with a layer of sodium sulfide between the two."

    How does this work?
    What chemical reaction is taking place between the metals and the salt?
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  3. Jun 28, 2010 #2


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    http://www.ecovoice.com.au/eco-news/eco-news-issue-73-may-2010/343-smaller-harder-faster-and-cleaner-batteries-fuel-cells-and-energy-storage-of-the-future-is-coming-to-a-community-and-classroom-near-you [Broken]

    Scroll down or search the text for magnesium antimonide.

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