Synthesis of electroactive ionic liquids for flow battery applications

Patent Number: 9,123,943
Issued: 9/1/2015
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Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to synthesizing metal ionic liquids with transition metal coordination cations, where such metal ionic liquids can be used in a flow battery. A cation of a metal ionic liquid includes a transition metal and a ligand coordinated to the transition metal.
Filed: 8/2/2012
Application Number: 13/565,619
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.