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Solid state batteries containing silver sulphonium iodide electrolyte


THE high ionic conductivity α phase of AgI can be stabilised at room temperature by the addition of various inorganic or organic salts (such as Ag4RbI5, ref. 1) to the AgI. These systems have attracted considerable interest as electrolytes in solid state batteries2,3.

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  1. 1

    Raleigh, D. O., J. appl. Phys., 41, 1876–1877 (1970).

  2. 2

    Owens, B. B., Fast Ion Transport in Solids, 593–606 (North Holland, 1973).

  3. 3

    Liang, C. C., Appl. Solid State Sci., 4, 95–135 (Academic, New York and London, 1974).

  4. 4

    British Provisional Patent Application No. 51848 (November, 1974).

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