US Patent 8,231,988
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
Battery electrodes with desirable discharge performance comprise manganese oxide and magnetic particles. Corresponding power cells have improved specific discharge capacities. Furthermore, magnetically modified manganese dioxide electrodes are found to have significantly improved cycling properties that suggest the possibility for improved performance in secondary batteries.
Leddy, Johna and Tesene, Joseph Batteries and battery components with magnetically modified manganese dioxide. US Patent 8,231,988 filed February 08, 2006 and issued July 31, 2012. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/576