Shunt Current Control Methods In Electrochemical Systems — Applications

  • Patrick G. Grimes
  • Richard J. Bellows


Shunt current effects in common electrolyte series-connected cell systems can be eliminated by passing an appropriate current through the common electrolyte manifolds or channel interconnects. Electrical shunt current control theories have been verified and the techniques have been applied to batteries and electrolysis systems. The technique appears to be generally applicable to electrochemical systems.


Electrochemical System Battery System Zinc Metal Open Circuit Condition Zinc Electrode 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick G. Grimes
    • 1
  • Richard J. Bellows
    • 1
  1. 1.Advanced Energy Systems LaboratoryExxon Research & Engineering CompanyLindenUSA

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