Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 9, Issue 5, pp 641–642 | Cite as

The i.r. analysis of water traces in electrolytes for Li/SOCl2 cells

  • Y. Geronov
  • B. Puresheva
  • R. Moshtev
  • B. Iordanov


It is established that the absorbance of the SOCl2/LiAlCl4 electrolyte solutions at 2800 cm−1 is due the HCl, generated in the solution as a result of the hydrolysis reaction of SOCl2. A slow ‘self-desiccation’ reaction of the hydrated AlOHCl2 is also postulated to occur in these solutions.


Physical Chemistry Hydrolysis Hydrate Electrolyte Solution Hydrolysis Reaction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Geronov
    • 1
  • B. Puresheva
    • 1
  • R. Moshtev
    • 1
  • B. Iordanov
    • 2
  1. 1.Central Laboratory of Electrochemical Power SourcesBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Institute of Organic ChemistryBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria

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