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Relativity and the mercury battery

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Comparative, fully relativistic (FR), scalar relativistic (SR) and non-relativistic (NR) DFT calculations attribute about 30% of the mercury-battery voltage to relativity. The obtained percentage is smaller than for the lead-acid battery, but not negligible.

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The article was received on 30 May 2011, accepted on 30 Jun 2011 and first published on 13 Jul 2011

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C1CP21738K
Citation: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2011,13, 16510-16512
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    Relativity and the mercury battery

    P. Zaleski-Ejgierd and P. Pyykkö, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2011, 13, 16510
    DOI: 10.1039/C1CP21738K

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