A reaction cell for a flow battery having flow channels positioned within a recess of a non-porous and non-brittle housing that is also a dielectric. Positioning the flow channels within the recess eliminates the need for end plates, gaskets, and insulators of conventional designs. A current collector and an electrode within the recess have areas approximately equal to the area of the recess such that they fit within the recess and maximize the contact area between them.
J. Park and M. A. Al-Yasiri, "Cell for Flow Battery," U.S. Patents, Nov 2018.
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Center for High Performance Computing Research
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29 Nov 2018