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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process

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09/04/2014 > 40 patent applications in 34 patent subcategories.

20140248514 - Battery device: Provided is a battery device with high safety, which has improved accuracy of overcurrent detection. In the battery device, an overcurrent detection terminal of a battery state monitoring circuit is connected to a node between a discharge control switch and a charge control switch via a resistor.... Agent: Seiko Instruments Inc.

20140248515 - Battery pack assembly: A battery pack includes a plurality of cell assemblies each of which include one or more prismatic batteries. A frame has legs sized and configured to be positioned around the prismatic batteries. At least one leg includes a rear face, curved outer edge and a side face. A thermal transfer... Agent: Graftech International Holdings Inc.

20140248516 - Power supply device: A power supply device comprises: a battery assembly including stacked battery cells, the battery cells having electrodes, the electrodes of the adjacent battery cells being placed opposite to one another; and a battery linking body disposed on a side at which the electrodes of the battery assembly protrude, the battery... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20140248517 - Power supply device: A power supply device comprises: a battery assembly including stacked battery cells, the battery cells having electrodes, the electrodes of the adjacent battery cells being placed opposite to one another; and a battery linking body disposed on a side at which the electrodes of the battery assembly protrude, the battery... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20140248518 - Power supply device: A power supply device comprises: a battery assembly including stacked battery cells, the battery cells having electrodes, the electrodes of the adjacent battery cells being placed opposite to one another; and a battery linking body disposed on a side at which the electrodes of the battery assembly 1 protrude, the... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20140248519 - Battery pack and electric device: A battery pack that can ensure a sealing property of a housing case and can cool the inside of the housing case is provided. A battery pack has: a housing case that houses a battery cell(s) and can be attached to and detached from a tool main body; an insulating... Agent: Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd.

20140248520 - Battery structure: A jacket for a multi-cell battery pack, the jacket having: outer walls defining a chamber for coolant fluid; a mid-wall partitioning the jacket into two regions; cell holders for holding the cells in place in the jacket so that each cell extends through the mid-wall; an inlet for coolant fluid... Agent: Mclaren Automotive Limited

20140248521 - High energy density redox flow device: Redox flow devices are described including a positive electrode current collector, a negative electrode current collector, and an ion-permeable membrane separating said positive and negative current collectors, positioned and arranged to define a positive electroactive zone and a negative electroactive zone; wherein at least one of said positive and negative... Agent: 24m Technologies, Inc.

20140248522 - Compact and mechanical inertial igniters for thermal batteries and the like for munitions with short duration firing setback shock: An inertial igniter including: a body having a base; a striker release element rotatably disposed on the body, the striker release element having a first surface; a first biasing element for biasing the striker release element away from the base; a striker mass rotatably disposed on the base along a... Agent: Omnitek Partners LLC

20140248523 - Battery pack of improved safety: Disclosed is a battery pack configured such that a plurality of battery modules is connected to each other in series in a state in which the modules are in contact with each other or stacked adjacent to each other, the pack being fixed such that a stacked state of the... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140248524 - Batteries and methods of manufacturing batteries: Disclosed is a paper battery that includes a cellulosic substrate having absorbed thereon an electrolyte material and first and second barrier substrates disposed on opposite sides of the cellulosic substrate. Each of the first and second barrier substrates have an electrode printed thereon. At least one of the first and... Agent:

20140248525 - Separator for non-aqueous secondary battery and non-aqueous secondary battery: A separator for a non-aqueous secondary battery includes a porous substrate and an adhesive porous layer provided on one or both sides of the porous substrate, the adhesive porous layer including a polyvinylidene-fluoride resin and a filler whose difference between a particle diameter at 90% cumulative volume and a particle... Agent: Teijin Limited

20140248526 - Galvanic element with enhanced safety properties: A separator is configured to be used with a galvanic element which includes at least one positive electrode, to be separated from the separator, and at least one negative electrode. The separator includes a first microporous membrane, made of a nonpolyolefin-based polymer, and at least one second microporous membrane made... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140248527 - Energy accumulator module: An energy storage module having a plurality of stacked flat cells. The energy storage module has an interconnection formed in such a way that the energy storage module can be connected mechanically, electrically and/or for exchanging coolant with at least one other energy storage module of the same kind.... Agent: Magna E-car Systems Gmbh & Co Og

20140248528 - Lithium-ion secondary battery: A negative electrode active material layer (243A) of a lithium-ion secondary battery (100A) contains natural graphite and artificial graphite as negative electrode active material particles. The negative electrode active material layer (243A) has a region (A1) facing the positive electrode active material layer (223) and regions (A2, A3) not facing... Agent:

20140248529 - Lithium ion battery: A lithium ion battery that has a spinel cathode and a nonaqueous electrolyte comprising a fluorinated acyclic carboxylic acid ester and/or a fluorinated acyclic carbonate solvent is described. The lithium ion battery operates at a high voltage (i.e. up to about 5 V) and has improved cycling performance at high... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20140248530 - Battery pack and wiring substrate: A battery pack includes a pack body that includes a battery cell and that has an external shape substantially symmetric with respect to the horizontal and vertical axes, viewed from a front face on which terminals are arranged, and a terminal unit on the front face. The terminal unit includes... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140248531 - Negative electrode active material for energy storage devices and method for making the same: The described embodiments provide an energy storage device that includes a positive electrode including a material that stores and releases ion, a negative electrode including Nb-doped TiO2(B), and a non-aqueous electrolyte containing lithium ions. The described embodiments provide a method including the steps of combining at least one titanium compound... Agent: Imra America, Inc.

20140248532 - Composite current collector for an aqueous electrochemical cell comprising a non-metallic substrate: Composite current collectors containing coatings of metals, alloys or compounds, selected from the group of Zn, Cd, Hg, Ga, In, Tl, Sn, Pb, As, Sb, Bi and Se on non-metallic, non-conductive or poorly-conductive substrates are disclosed. The composite current collectors can be used in electrochemical cells particularly sealed cells requiring... Agent: Rosecreek Technologies Inc.

20140248533 - Energy storage devices containing a carbon nanotube aerogel and methods for making the same: Conventional rechargeable batteries, such as lithium-ion batteries, are somewhat limited in their energy storage density. Sulfur-based batteries can provide improved energy storage density, but their use can be hampered by sulfur's low electrical conductivity. Energy storage devices, particularly batteries, can have a first electrode that includes a carbon nanotube aerogel,... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation

20140248534 - Lithium ion secondary battery electrode, method of manufacturing the same, and lithium ion secondary battery: A lithium ion secondary battery electrode according to the present invention includes (A) a non-fluorinated polymer; (B) an active material; (C) a thickener; and (D) a conductive auxiliary agent. An elution ratio of (A) the non-fluorinated polymer in an electrolytic solution solvent at 60° C. is equal to or less... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20140248535 - Electrode active material , electrode and secondary battery: l

20140248536 - Electrode active material , production method for said electrode active material, electrode and secondary battery:

20140248537 - Slurry composition for forming lithium secondary battery electrode containing cellulose fiber as binder, and lithium secondary battery electrode: There is provided a novel slurry composition for forming a lithium secondary battery electrode which can improve homogeneity of an electrode active material and a conductive assistant even without using an organic solvent and can improve the binding of an electrode active material and a conductive assistant with an electrode... Agent:

20140248539 - Etched silicon structures, method of forming etched silicon structures and uses thereof: A method of etching silicon, the method comprising the steps of: partially covering at least one silicon surface of a material to be etched with copper metal; and exposing the at least one surface to an aqueous etching composition comprising an oxidant and a source of fluoride ions.... Agent: Nexeon Ltd.

20140248538 - Silicon oxide and method of preparing the same: The present invention relates to a method of preparing silicon oxide, in which the amounts of silicon and oxygen are appropriately controlled by decreasing the amount of the oxygen from silicon oxide containing a relatively large amount of oxygen, silicon oxide prepared by the method, and a secondary battery including... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140248540 - Process of making negative electrode and rechargeable lithium battery using the same: A process of electroless plating a tin or tin-alloy active material onto a metal substrate for the negative electrode of a rechargeable lithium battery comprising steps of (1) immersing the metal substrate in an aqueous plating solution containing metal ions to be plated, (2) plating tin or tin-alloy active material... Agent: U.s. Government As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army

20140248541 - Solid electrolyte for lithium battery, comprising at least one zone of lithium-containing glass ceramic material and method of production: At least one zone made of lithium-containing glass-ceramic material, in a solid electrolyte for a lithium battery, is formed from a lithium-containing ceramic material, advantageously in the form of a layer such as a thin film It is obtained by melting of at least a part of the lithium-containing ceramic... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20140248542 - Electrolyte for lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion secondary battery comprising the same: An electrolyte for a lithium ion secondary battery includes a non-aqueous organic solvent; a lithium salt; and a phosphonitrile fluoride trimer as an additive, and a lithium ion secondary battery comprising the same. The thickness increase rate of a lithium ion secondary battery including the electrolyte is reduced even when... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140248543 - Silicon nanostructure active materials for lithium ion batteries and processes, compositions, components and devices related thereto: The present invention relates to nanostructured materials for use in rechargeable energy storage devices such as lithium batteries, particularly rechargeable secondary lithium batteries, or lithium-ion batteries (LIBs). The present invention includes materials, components, and devices, including nanostructured materials for use as battery active materials, and lithium ion battery (LIB) electrodes... Agent: Oned Material LLC

20140248544 - Metalized, three-dimensional structured oxygen cathode materials for lithium/air batteries and method for making and using the same: This disclosure relates generally to cathode materials for electrochemical energy cells, more particularly to metal/air electrochemical energy cell cathode materials containing silver vanadium oxide and methods of making and using the same. The metal/air electrochemical energy cell can be a lithium/air electrochemical energy cell. Moreover the silver vanadium oxide can... Agent:

20140248545 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system (100) includes: a fuel cell (60); a fuel processor (41) including a reformer (43) and a CO reducer (44, 45); a combustor (42); a first air supply device (46); an electric heater (50); a power supply device (200); a power outage detector (11); and a controller... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140248546 - Hydrogen generator for a fuel cell: A hydrogen generator includes a housing, a pellet strip with a plurality of pellets disposed on a flexible carrier, the pellets including a hydrogen containing material that will release hydrogen gas when heated. A feed system feeds the pellet strip to sequentially position one or more pellets in proximity to... Agent: Intelligent Energy, Inc.

20140248547 - Method and arrangement for avoiding anode oxidation: An arrangement for high temperature fuel cell system for substantially reducing the amount of purge gas in an emergency shut-down situation. The arrangement includes a known volume for containing a pneumatic actuation pressure, the known volume including at least one discharge route for designed discharge rate, at least one pressure... Agent: Wartsila Finland Oy

20140248548 - Output control apparatus for fuel cell: The object of the present invention is to balance: the suppression of deterioration of a fuel cell and degradation of its durability and the optimization of the output control of the fuel cell. The present invention provides an output control apparatus for a fuel cell, being capable of switching a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140248549 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly, a separator, a fluid channel, a fluid manifold, a plurality of protruding elastic members, and a plurality of sealing members. A fluid is to flow in a stacking direction through the fluid manifold. A connection channel is provided between the plurality of... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140248550 - Ion exchanger and cooler having ion exchanger: An ion exchanger configured to remove an impurity ion of a coolant for cooling a fuel cell, the ion exchanger includes an inflow portion having an inflow path where the coolant enters, a discharge portion having a discharge path for discharging the coolant, an outer casing having an upstream end... Agent: Roki Co., Ltd

20140248551 - Control device for fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes, an oxidant feeder configured to supply an oxidant to a fuel cell, an oxidant passage which communicates with the fuel cell, a bypass passage which branches from the oxidant passage and along which part of the oxidant flows so as to bypass the fuel cell,... Agent:

20140248552 - Support for fuel cell, method of preparing the same, and electrode for fuel cell, membrane-electrode assemby for a fuel cell and fuel cell system including same: A support for a fuel cell includes a substrate including highly crystalline carbon, and a crystalline carbon layer on the substrate.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140248553 - Electrode compartment for an electrochemical cell, a refreshing system for it and an emulsion to be used therefore: The invention relates to an electrode compartment for an electrochemical cell, including a bicontinuous micro-eπulsion, wherein catalytic parts are generated in-situ in a fluid, which can act as a cathode as well as an anode. The electrode compartment comprises a connection to supply fuel or an oxidator, for example oxygen,... Agent: Delft Enterprises B.v.

  
08/28/2014 > 78 patent applications in 49 patent subcategories.

20140242420 - Battery module system: A battery module system includes at least one cell and a battery module processor. The battery module processor may be configured to receive at least one cell signal associated with the at least one cell, wherein the at least one cell signal includes at least one of a temperature signal,... Agent: The Boeing Company

20140242423 - Enclosure for rechargeable batteries: An apparatus comprises a rechargeable battery susceptible to thermal runaway, and a metal enclosure for the battery. The enclosure is configured to mitigate battery failure consequences resulting from thermal runaway... Agent: The Boeing Company

20140242422 - Li-ion battery monitor: A Li-Ion monitor includes a combustible vapor sensor positioned in air flow communication with the exterior of a hermetically sealed Li-Ion battery cell to detect combustible vapor escaping therefrom. Detection of the vapor indicates that an overheat or fire situation may be impending. Where the Li-Ion battery cell is immersed... Agent:

20140242421 - Systems and methods for control of a current interruption component in a battery system: Disclosed herein are systems and methods for control of a current interruption component in a battery system. Various embodiments consistent with the present disclosure may include a detection system configured to detect an event (e.g., an impact event, a resistive short, a coolant leak, etc.) and a control system configured... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140242424 - Aircraft including mitigation system for rechargeable batteries: An aircraft comprises a rechargeable battery including an array of battery cells, and means for mitigating consequences of failure of the rechargeable battery due to aircraft operating cycles.... Agent: The Boeing Company

20140242425 - Chassis for rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery comprises a chassis including a lower fixation plate, and a plurality of battery cells on the lower fixation plate. The lower fixation plate includes at least one flow channel positioned to collect condensate from the battery cells and move the collected condensate away from the battery cells.... Agent: The Boeing Company

20140242429 - Battery module of improved safety and battery pack containing the same: Disclosed is a battery pack including a battery module array constituted by one or more battery modules each including one or more unit modules each configured to have a structure in which a battery cell is surrounded by a cell cover are mounted in a module case in a state... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140242428 - Electric vehicle battery assembly: The invention provides for a high occupancy or heavy-duty vehicle with a battery propulsion power source, which may include lithium titanate batteries. The vehicle may be all-battery or may be a hybrid, and may have a composite body. The vehicle battery system may be housed within the floor of the... Agent: Proterra Inc.

20140242430 - Hermetically sealed lithium secondary battery: A hermetically sealed lithium secondary battery is provided which has an excellent battery performance and in which a current-interrupt mechanism operates accurately when overcharging occurs. This battery comprising an electrode assembly 80 that has a positive electrode 10. The positive electrode 10 has a positive electrode current collector 12, a... Agent:

20140242426 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly, a case housing the electrode assembly, a cap plate coupled to the case, a first electrode terminal on the cap plate, and a first lead tab electrically connecting the electrode assembly and the first electrode terminal, wherein the first lead tab has a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140242427 - Structure of battery unit suitable for installation of water damage sensor: A battery unit is provided which includes a control board, a storage case, a water detector, and an electrical conductor. The storage case is made of an assembly of a first and a second casing member. The first casing member has an upright wall which extends from the bottom thereof... Agent:

20140242431 - Water addition plug for storage battery: Provided is a water addition plug for a storage battery, which is for carrying out water addition into a container of the storage battery. The water addition plug comprising a water addition plug main body having a water supply port through which the water is supplied, a water addition port... Agent:

20140242432 - Automatically determining alarm threshold settings for monitored battery system components in battery systems, and related components, systems, and methods: Embodiments disclosed include automatically determining alarm threshold settings for monitored battery cells in battery systems. Battery monitoring control units are provided that are configured to initiate battery performance tests (e.g., ohmic tests) on battery cells in a battery system. Failing battery cells are identified as those battery cells having battery... Agent: Ndsl, Inc.

20140242433 - Electrode assembly with tape and electrochemical device comprising the same: The present disclosure relates to an electrode assembly for preventing a phenomenon of a separator being pressed and/or disconnected from occurring when a free edge electrode is wound into a jelly roll, and an electrochemical device comprising the electrode assembly.... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140242434 - Negative electrode for lithium ion secondary batteries and lithium ion secondary battery: Provided are negative electrode for lithium ion secondary batteries, which is capable of realizing a lithium ion secondary battery having characteristics such as stable output and stable capacity, and a lithium ion secondary battery having characteristics such as stable output and stable capacity. The negative electrode for lithium ion secondary... Agent: Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.

20140242436 - Energy storage device assembly: The present disclosure includes various assemblies to be used with one or more energy storage devices. In one embodiment, an energy storage device assembly can include a plurality of energy storage devices, and each of these energy storage devices can include a first projecting electrode and a second projecting electrode.... Agent: Ioxus, Inc.

20140242437 - Heat shrink joining of battery cell components: A cooling system for a battery cell includes at least one plate having at least one key, and a heat sink having at least one slot formed therein. The at least one key of the at least one plate is disposed in the at least one slot. The at least... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140242435 - Rechargeable battery including battery cell separators: A rechargeable battery comprises a plurality of individual sealed battery cells, and dielectric separators between the battery cells for creating thermal barriers between opposing surfaces of the battery cells. The dielectric separators are made of a fiber composite.... Agent: The Boeing Company

20140242438 - Lightweight and rigid structure of battery unit: A battery unit is provided which includes a battery and a storage case in which the battery is mounted. The storage case is made up of a base, a cover, and an intermediate case. The cover is jointed to the base with an interspace therebetween. The intermediate case is disposed... Agent:

20140242439 - Prismatic secondary battery: A prismatic nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a convex portion on a stepped portion of a stepped through hole of a positive electrode external conduction member. An upper end side of a caulked portion of a positive electrode terminal member is caulked by being inserted from a side of a... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140242440 - Prismatic secondary battery: There is provided a prismatic secondary battery having high reliability and including a connecting part, wherein a terminal member and an external conduction member are connected by a swaged part and a welded part. The terminal member includes a flange, a first connecting part formed on a first surface side... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140242441 - Integrated electrode assembly and secondary battery using same: Disclosed herein is an integrated electrode assembly including a cathode, an anode, and a separation layer disposed between the cathode and the anode. The cathode, the anode, and the separation layer are integrated with each other. The separation layer includes 3 phases including a liquid-phase component containing an ionic salt,... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140242442 - Lithium composite metal oxide having layered structure: A layered structure lithium mixed metal oxide obtained by a method including a step of calcining a lithium mixed metal oxide raw material containing a transition metal element and a lithium element in a molar ratio of the lithium element to the transition metal element of 1 or more and... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20140242443 - Separator with heat-resistant insulation layer: A separator with a heat-resistant insulation layer for an electric device includes a resin porous substrate and a heat-resistant insulation layer containing heat-resistant particles and a binder, the heat-resistant insulation layer being formed on at least one surface of the resin porous substrate. The heat-resistant particles contain alumina and a... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20140242444 - Separator for a non-aqueous secondary battery and non-aqueous secondary battery: Polyvinylidene fluoride resin B: a polyvinylidene fluoride resin containing structural units derived from vinylidene fluoride and structural units derived from hexafluoropropylene, a total content ratio of structural units derived from hexafluoropropylene in each of the vinylidene fluoride copolymers being greater than 1.5 mol % of a total content of structural... Agent: Teijin Limited

20140242445 - Lithium secondary cell with high charge and discharge rate capability and low impedance growth: A lithium-ion battery is provided that has a fast charge and discharge rate capability and low rate of capacity fade during high rate cycling. The battery can exhibit low impedance growth and other properties allowing for its use in hybrid electric vehicle applications and other applications where high power and... Agent: A123 Systems, LLC

20140242446 - Single cell for a battery, and a battery: A single cell for a battery includes two housing parts, a cell frame, an electrode foil stack situated between the housing parts, and an insulating element situated between the housing parts. The insulating element electrically separates the two housing parts from one another. The insulating element has dimensions such that... Agent: Daimler Ag

20140242447 - Mounting structure for electric storage apparatus: A mounting structure for an electric storage apparatus includes the electric storage apparatus, a vehicle body, a first reinforce, and a second reinforce. The electric storage apparatus outputs an energy for use in running of a vehicle. The vehicle body includes a concave portion opened upward in the vehicle. The... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140242448 - Cylindrical battery: The cylindrical battery includes: a bottomed cylindrical battery case 1, an electrode group 5 housed together with an electrolyte in the battery case 1, a sealing member 8 fitted into an opening of the battery case 1, and a gasket 9 interposed between the sealing member 8 and the battery... Agent:

20140242449 - Pack case for battery: An embodiment of the present invention provides a pack case for a battery, which has a simplified structure by increasing an internal coupling force and can increase a life span of a mold. In one embodiment, the pack case includes a first case and a second case to accommodate a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140242450 - Packaging material for power storage device: A packaging material for a power storage device includes: a base material layer that is configured to include a resin film; a base material protective layer that becomes an outermost layer, protects the base material layer, and is configured to include a urethane resin and a filler; a sealant layer... Agent: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

20140242451 - Nonaqueous electrolytic secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolytic secondary battery of excellent characteristics is provided. The nonaqueous electrolytic secondary battery includes: a positive electrode case; a negative electrode case fixed to the positive electrode case, and that forms a storage space with the positive electrode case in between the negative electrode case and the positive... Agent: Seiko Instruments Inc.

20140242457 - Aluminum ion battery including metal sulfide or monocrystalline vanadium oxide cathode and ionic liquid based electrolyte: An aluminum ion battery includes an aluminum anode, a vanadium oxide material cathode and an ionic liquid electrolyte. In particular, the vanadium oxide material cathode comprises a monocrystalline orthorhombic vanadium oxide material. The aluminum ion battery has an enhanced electrical storage capacity. A metal sulfide material may alternatively or additionally... Agent: Cornell University

20140242453 - Electrolyte and rechargeable lithium battery including same:

20140242454 - Electrolyte with solid electrolyte interface promoters: An electrolyte solution usable in a lithium or lithium-ion battery, among other types of batteries that offers one or more of the following: improved stability (e.g., stable discharge capacities even after several cycles), elimination of the risk of unintentionally producing hydrochloric acid, improved thermal stability, and reduced production costs associated... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20140242452 - Lithium ion battery: A lithium-ion cell has a positive electrode comprising at least one active material comprising a lithium transition metal compound in a binder comprising at least one binder material with functional groups selected from alkali and alkaline earth salts of acid groups and hydroxyl groups, amine groups, isocyanate groups, urethane groups,... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140242456 - Nonaqueous electrolyte and nonaqueous secondary battery using same: The invention provides a nonaqueous electrolyte for batteries and a nonaqueous secondary battery using the same which maintains small internal resistance and high electric capacity in high temperature storage. The nonaqueous electrolyte has an electrolyte salt, a compound of general formula (1), and a compound of general formula (2) dissolved... Agent:

20140242455 - Si/c composite, method of preparing the same, and anode active material for lithium secondary battery including the si/c composite: e

20140242458 - Negative electrode for nonaqueous secondary battery, method for producing the same, and nonaqueous secondary battery: Provided is a negative electrode for a nonaqueous secondary battery which achieves both suppression of reductive decomposition of an electrolyte or an electrolytic solution and suppression of an increase in resistance. Also provided are a method for producing such a negative electrode and a nonaqueous secondary battery employing such a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20140242460 - Anode active material for lithium secondary batteries and method for manufacturing same: Disclosed are an anode active material for lithium secondary batteries and a method for manufacturing same, the anode active material comprising: a core part including a carbon-silicon complex and having a cavity therein; and a coated layer which is formed on the surface of the core part and includes a... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140242459 - Electrode for battery, battery, and method of and apparatus for manufacturing electrode for battery: An electrode 10 for battery comprises: a base member 11 which serves as a current collector; and an active material layer 12 of an active material which is formed by a plurality of active material lines extending on a surface of the base member 11 along a predetermined longitudinal direction,... Agent: Dainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd.

20140242461 - Anode for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery including the same: An anode for a lithium secondary battery including: a composite anode active material including an anode active material, and a water-soluble polymer disposed on a surface of the anode active material; and a binder disposed on the composite anode active material, the binder including one or more selected from a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140242462 - Corrosion resistance metallic components for batteries: Methods for coating a metal substrate with electrically conductive dots or splats of active materials for use in battery applications that improve the corrosion resistant metallic component electrode activity, or electrical conductivity of those components at reduced or lower costs.... Agent: Treadstone Technologies, Inc.

20140242463 - Cathode active material for a lithium secondary battery, method for manufacturing same, and lithium secondary battery including same: t

20140242465 - High-power lithium-ion storage battery: A lithium-ion storage battery includes LiFePO4 as an active material for a positive electrode, an active material for a negative electrode having a lithium insertion/extraction potential equal to or greater than 0.5 V vs. Li+/Li, and a separating element placed between the positive and negative electrodes. The active material for... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20140242464 - Secondary battery of improved lithium ion mobility and cell capacity: Provided is a lithium secondary battery having improved discharge characteristics in a range of high-rate discharge while minimizing a dead volume and at the same time, having increased cell capacity via increased electrode density and electrode loading amounts, by inclusion of two or more active materials having different redox levels... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140242466 - Battery: o

20140242467 - Secondary battery and production method thereof: This invention provides a secondary battery that comprises a positive electrode comprising a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode comprising a negative electrode active material, and a non-aqueous electrolyte comprising a supporting salt. The positive electrode active material is a manganese phosphate compound represented by the next general formula:... Agent:

20140242468 - Composite positive active material, method of preparing the same, and positive electrode and lithium battery containing the material: A composite positive active material including an over-lithiated lithium transition metal oxide, the over-lithiated transition metal oxide including a compound represented by Formula 1 or Formula 3: [Formula 1] xLi2-yM″yMO3-(1-x)LiM′O2, [Formula 3] xLi2-yM″yMO3-x′LiM′O2-x″Li1+dM′″2-dO4, x+x′+x″=1, 0<x<1, 0<x′<1, 0<x″<1, 0<y≦1, and 0≦d≦0.33, is disclosed. A positive electrode and a lithium battery containing... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140242469 - Negative electrode active material, negative electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: c

20140242470 - Adhesive resin composition for secondary battery: An adhesive resin composition for a secondary battery for bonding a separator for a secondary battery and an electrode for a secondary battery, wherein the composition comprises an adhesive resin having a unit derived from an aromatic vinyl monomer and having a glass transition temperature of 25° C. or lower.... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20140242471 - Metallization pattern on solid electrolyte or porous support of sodium battery process: A new battery configuration and process are detailed. The battery cell includes a solid electrolyte configured with an engineered metallization layer that distributes sodium across the surface of the electrolyte extending the active area of the cathode in contact with the anode during operation. The metallization layer enhances performance, efficiency,... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20140242472 - Non-aqueous electrolyte and lithium secondary battery using the same: The present invention relates to a non-aqueous electrolyte solution for a lithium secondary battery, comprising a sulfolane-based additive; and a lithium secondary battery using the same. The non-aqueous electrolyte solution for a lithium secondary battery according to the present invention comprises an ionizable lithium salt; an organic solvent; and a... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140242473 - Electrolyte solution for magnesium battery and magnesium battery containing this electrolyte solution: e

20140242475 - Battery and non-aqueous electrolyte:

20140242474 - Electrochemical energy storage device, and active material for the same and production method thereof: Disclosed is a high-capacity electrochemical energy storage device in which a conversion reaction proceeds as the oxidation-reduction reaction, and the separation (hysteresis) between the electrode potentials for oxidation and reduction is small. The electrochemical energy storage device includes a first electrode including a first active material, a second electrode including... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140242476 - Operating battery stack system performance by alternating the flow of heat carrying fluid used therein: What is provided is an operating battery stack system (24) with interconnector plates (20) and in and out heat transfer fluids (22), where the fluids, which can be liquid or gaseous, function as heat transfer media, to pass between each interconnector plate (20) in countercurrent direction to extract heat from... Agent:

20140242477 - Electrolyte membrane for solid polymer-type fuel cell, method for producing same, and solid polymer-type fuel cell: An object of the present invention is to provide an electrolyte membrane that suppresses swelling and shrinkage caused by water retained in the electrolyte membrane for a solid polymer-type fuel cell, improves the durability of the electrolyte membrane, and obtains excellent power generation characteristics with a low resistance. The electrolyte... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140242478 - Redox device: A redox device, in particular a hydrogen-oxygen redox device, has at least one redox unit, in particular a hydrogen-oxygen redox unit, which is intended for carrying out at least one redox reaction with consumption and/or production of a first gas, in particular hydrogen gas, and/or of a second gas, in... Agent: Astrium Gmbh

20140242479 - Redox device: A redox device, in particular a hydrogen-oxygen redox device, includes at least one redox unit which is provided for carrying out at least one redox reaction with consumption and/or production of a first gas, in particular hydrogen gas, and/or of a second gas, in particular oxygen gas. The redox device... Agent: Astrium Gmbh

20140242480 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell module for generating electrical energy by electrochemical reactions of a fuel gas and an oxygen-containing gas, and a condenser for condensing water vapor in an exhaust gas discharged from the fuel cell module by heat exchange between the exhaust gas and a... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140242481 - Separating device for a fuel cell system, fuel cell system with the separating device and method for operating the separating device: A device for separating a fluid having a water and gas portion in a fuel cell system includes a fluid inlet an a fluid outlet with an outlet valve. The separating device includes a first reservoir region for collecting the water portion of the fluid. The first reservoir region includes... Agent: Daimler Ag

20140242483 - Solid oxide fuel cell system: A solid oxide fuel cell system (10) comprises a solid oxide fuel cell stack (12) and a gas turbine engine (14). The solid oxide fuel cell stack (12) comprises a plurality of solid oxide fuel cells (16). The gas turbine engine (14) comprises a compressor (24) and a turbine (26).... Agent: Lg Fuel Cell Systems, Inc.

20140242482 - Systems and processes for operating fuel cell systems: Processes and systems for operating molten carbonate fuel cell systems are described herein. A process for operating a molten carbonate fuel cell system includes providing a hydrogen-containing stream comprising molecular hydrogen to an anode portion of a molten carbonate fuel cell; controlling a flow rate of the hydrogen-containing stream to... Agent: Shell Oil Company

20140242484 - Fuel cell module: A fuel cell module includes a first area where an exhaust gas combustor and a start-up combustor are provided, an annular second area disposed around the first area where a heat exchanger is provided, an annular third area disposed around the second area where a reformer is provided, and an... Agent:

20140242485 - Fuel cell module: A fuel cell module includes a first area where an exhaust gas combustor and a start-up combustor are provided, an annular second area disposed around the first area where a heat exchanger is provided, an annular third area disposed around the second area where a reformer is provided, and an... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140242486 - Apparatus and method for generating virtual sound source for monitoring the operating state of a fuel cell stack: The present invention provides an apparatus and method for generating a virtual sound source for monitoring the operating state of a fuel cell stack, which monitors in real time the deviation and deterioration of a plurality of cells in a fuel cell stack during operation, and expresses the results as... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140242487 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a control valve for controlling the pressure of anode gas to be supplied to a fuel cell, a buffer unit for storing anode off-gas discharged from the fuel cell, and a start-up anode gas pressure control unit for feeding inert gas in an anode gas... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20140242488 - Solid oxide fuel cell system: The present invention is a solid oxide fuel cell system for generating variable power in response to power demand, having: a fuel cell module; a fuel supply device; a power demand detection device; a controller for controlling the amount of fuel supplied by the fuel supply device based on the... Agent: Toto Ltd.

20140242489 - Solid oxide fuel cell system: To provide a solid oxide fuel cell system capable of efficiently and simply controlling a low speed fuel cell module and a high speed inverter. The invention is a solid oxide fuel cell system, comprising: a fuel cell module, a fuel flow regulator unit, a control section comprising a first... Agent: Toto Ltd.

20140242490 - Energy management system, energy management apparatus, and power management method: A power management system 1 comprises: a control unit 540 that performs high-temperature maintaining control maintaining a temperature of an SOFC 110 during an operation within a predetermined temperature range; and a specifying unit 530 that specifies a period during which the high-temperature maintaining control should be performed. The control... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20140242491 - Fuel cell system including diagnostic technique for unbalanced compressor: A diagnostic system for determining whether a rotor shaft of a compressor is unbalanced. The compressor includes a displacement sensor that measures the displacement of the rotor shaft as it is rotating. The sensor dynamic frequency signal is sent to a bandpass filter that filters out an eigen-frequency frequency that... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140242492 - Fuel cell stack compression devices and methods: A spring compression assembly is configured to apply a load to a stack of electrochemical cells. The assembly includes a ceramic leaf spring, a tensioner configured to apply pressure to a first side of the spring and a bottom plate located on a second side of the spring opposite the... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20140242493 - Direct carbon electrochemical cell: A direct carbon fuel cell DCFC system (5), the system comprising an electrochemical cell, the electrochemical cell (10) comprising a cathode (30), a solid state first electrolyte (25) and an anode (20), wherein, the system further comprises an anode chamber containing a second electrolyte (125) and a fuel (120). The... Agent: University Court Of The University Of St. Andrews

20140242494 - High temperature membrane electrode assembly with high power density and corresponding method of making: A membrane electrode assembly (MEA) with enhanced current density or power density is fabricated using high temperature (HT) proton exchange membrane (PEM). The MEA can be utilized in high temperature PEM fuel cell applications. More specifically, the MEA is modified with the addition of one or more of selected materials... Agent: Trenergi Corp.

20140242495 - Anode with remarkable stability under conditions of extreme fuel starvation: A solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) includes a cathode electrode, a solid oxide electrolyte, and an anode electrode having a first region located adjacent to a fuel inlet and a second region located adjacent to a fuel outlet. The anode electrode includes a cermet having a nickel containing phase and... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20140242496 - Graphene-nanomaterial composite, electrode and electric device including the same, and method of manufacturing the graphene-nanomaterial composite: A graphene-nanomaterial composite, an electrode and an electric device including the graphene-nanomaterial composite and a method of manufacturing the graphene-nanomaterial composite include a graphene stacked structure including a plurality of graphene films stacked on one another; and a nanomaterial between the plurality of graphene films and bonded to at least... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140242497 - Composite separator for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell and method for manufacturing the same: The present invention provides a composite separator for a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) and a method for manufacturing the same. The inventive method involves allowing graphite foil layers to be brought into direct contact with each other when graphite foils are stacked on both sides of a carbon... Agent: Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

  
08/21/2014 > 87 patent applications in 55 patent subcategories.

20140234668 - Battery housing with single-side electrical interconnects: A battery housing includes a battery frame that holds a plurality of battery cells. Each battery cell includes a positive terminal and a conducting structure at one end, a negative terminal at the opposite end, and a conductive shell that electrically couples the negative terminal to the conducting structure. An... Agent:

20140234670 - Battery pack: b

20140234672 - Cable-type secondary battery capable of wireless charge: The present invention provides a cable-type secondary battery capable of wireless charge. The cable-type secondary battery according to the present invention can be applied in a wireless charging method, thereby being conveniently charged as compared with conventional batteries which are charged with wires, and has a charging coil configured in... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140234671 - Fuel-cell systems operable in multiple modes for variable processing of feedstock materials and associated devices, systems and methods: Fuel cells for selectively reacting a feedstock material with or without generating electricity, and associated systems and methods are disclosed. A fuel cell system in accordance with a particular embodiment includes a first electrode positioned in a first region, a second electrode positioned in a second region, an ion-transport medium... Agent: Mcalister Technologies, LLC

20140234669 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly including a first and second electrode, and a separator interposed between the first and second electrode; a case receiving the electrode assembly and having a top end opening; a cap assembly sealing the top end opening of the case, the cap assembly including... Agent:

20140234673 - Secondary battery: The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate and a separator interposed between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate, a case accommodating the electrode assembly, and a first current collector plate electrically connected to the first electrode plate and... Agent:

20140234674 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes: a power generation element that charges and discharges; a battery case that houses the power generation element; and an electrode terminal that is exposed in an outer surface of the battery case and is electrically connected to the power generation element. The secondary battery includes a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140234675 - A power pack system and a ventilation system provided therein: A power pack system includes an energy storage system having a plurality of energy storage devices and a thermal management system. The thermal management system includes a battery ventilation system connected to energy storage system for achieving and maintaining a predetermined temperature within energy storage system by providing a two... Agent: Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd.

20140234676 - Electrochemical cell having a fixed cell element: An electrochemical cell includes a cell element and a current collector disposed in a housing that includes a vent. The current collector includes an outer member and an inner member coupled together by one or more flexible arms. The outer member is coupled to the cell element and the inner... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20140234677 - Battery module: A battery module including a plurality of battery cells aligned in a direction, each of the battery cells including a cap plate including a terminal portion, and a vent portion to exhaust a gas; a cover covering the vent portions; and a heat-resistance member between the battery cells and the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140234678 - Device and method for measuring a maximum cell voltage: A device for measuring a maximum cell voltage among cell voltages of a plurality of battery cells connected in series includes a plurality of ohmic resistors connected in series. The device is configured to be connected to a plurality of battery cells connected in series in such a way that... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140234681 - Anode for cable-type secondary battery and cable-type secondary battery comprising the same: The present invention relates to an anode for a cable-type secondary battery, more specifically an anode for a cable-type secondary battery, comprising a spiral electrode consisting of at least two wire-type electrodes which are spirally twisted with each other, each of the wire-type electrodes comprising a wire-type current collector, an... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140234682 - Electrode assembly including electrode units having the same width and different lengths, and battery cell and device including the electrode assembly: There are provided an electrode assembly, a battery cell including the electrode assembly, and a device including the electrode assembly. The electrode assembly includes a combination of two or more electrode units having the same width and different lengths, wherein the electrode units are stacked so that a stepped portion... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140234679 - Electrode assembly, battery cell including the electrode assembly, and method of preparing the battery cell: An electrode assembly is prepared by stacking and winding a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator disposed between the first and second electrodes. The electrode assembly is curved to the center of an axis that is substantially parallel to a length direction of the electrode assembly, and the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140234680 - Electrode structure having roll shape, electrode and electric device including the same, and method of manufacturing the electrode structure: An electrode structure includes a rolled graphene film which is wound about a central axis, and a nanomaterial dispersed on a surface of the rolled graphene film.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140234683 - Thermal insulation of battery cells: A battery frame includes a plurality of battery cell compartments that are configured to hold battery cells. In one embodiment, each battery cell compartment includes a plurality of alignment features that protrude from an interior surface of the compartment by a protrusion distance. When a battery cell is inserted into... Agent:

20140234684 - Redox flow battery system including an anode electrode having a subsurface alloy: A hydrogen/bromine reduction-oxidation flow battery system includes a bromine electrode, a hydrogen electrode, a membrane, a first catalyst, and a second catalyst. The membrane is positioned between the bromine electrode and the hydrogen electrode. The first catalyst is associated with the bromine electrode. The second catalyst is associated with the... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140234685 - Molten salt battery: A separator for use in a molten salt battery has the problem that due to usage specific to the molten salt battery, the separator is placed under mechanical, thermal and chemical stress, so that cracking or rupture easily occurs, leading to a degradation in battery performance such as an internal... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20140234688 - Battery module: A battery module including a plurality of battery cells, a heat exchange member and a pressure member is disclosed. The plurality of battery cells may be electrically coupled to one another. The heat exchange member may be adjacent to the battery cells. The pressure member may be configured to apply... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140234687 - Battery module having a cell tray with thermal management features: A battery module includes a plurality of electrochemical cells and a structure including an upper portion configured to support a bottom portion of each of the plurality of electrochemical cells and a lower portion coupled to the upper portion. The lower portion includes a thermal management feature having at least... Agent: Johnson Controls Advanced Power Solutions LLC

20140234691 - Battery module with novel structure: Disclosed herein is a battery module including chargeable and dischargeable battery cells mounted in a module case, wherein the battery cells are mounted in the module case in a state in which the battery cells are stacked in a lateral direction in which electrode terminals are not located, the module... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140234690 - Middle or large-sized battery pack assembly: Disclosed herein is a battery pack including (a) a module assembly including two or more battery modules, each of which includes a chargeable and dischargeable battery cell, the battery modules being stacked to have a two layer structure including an upper layer and a lower layer while being in contact... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140234689 - Packaging material for battery having heat dissipation property: The present invention relates to a packaging material for a battery including a deposited body consisting of an outermost layer, a barrier layer, and an innermost layer, wherein a heat dissipation layer consisting of a carbon material or a mixture of a carbon material and a resin is formed to... Agent: Hanwha Chemical Corporation

20140234686 - Thermal interface and thermal management system for battery cells: A battery housing includes a heat spreader, a thermal interface that contacts a surface of the heat spreader, and a battery frame that is configured to hold a plurality of battery cells. When a battery cell is inserted into the battery frame, the thermal interface contacts the cell at the... Agent:

20140234693 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery separator and nonaqueous electrolyte battery: Provided herein is a nonaqueous electrolyte battery separator capable of rendering a battery flame-retardant and suppressing a reduction in battery performance is provided. A porous front-side protective layer 47 is formed on a front surface 45A of a porous base material 45 made of a polyolefin-based resin. The front-side protective... Agent:

20140234692 - Separator for an energy store and an energy store: A separator for an energy store. The separator may be used in a lithium-sulfur battery in particular. To achieve improved cycle stability, the separator has at least one first layer and at least one second layer, the at least one first layer containing a material having an affine property with... Agent:

20140234694 - Polar solvent based device for storage and thermal capture of electrical energy: A novel electrical energy storage system that includes one or more cells. Each cell includes a polar liquid, a negatively-charged-surface electrode, and a positively-charged surface electrode. An interstitial space is defined between the electrodes. The negatively-charged-surface electrode has a hydrophilic surface adjacent the interstitial space. The liquid includes a self-organizing... Agent:

20140234695 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery that can avoid reduction in battery capacity over the lapse of charge-discharge cycles and can exhibit high performance is provided. The secondary battery includes a laminated body having a pair of electrodes and an electrolyte layer provided between the pair of electrodes, the electrolyte layer including electrolyte... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20140234696 - Electrolytic solution, non-aqueous secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus: s

20140234697 - Electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell of improved anti-leak property is provided. A silver oxide battery includes: a positive electrode canister having a form of a cylinder with a bottom portion; a negative electrode canister having a form of a cylinder with a lid portion and being contained in the positive electrode canister;... Agent: Seiko Instruments Inc.

20140234698 - Packaging material for lithium ion battery: Provided is a packaging material for a lithium ion battery. The packaging material includes at least a first adhesive layer, a metal foil layer, a corrosion prevention-treated layer, a second adhesive layer, and a sealant layer which are sequentially laminated on one surface of a base material layer. The thickness... Agent: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

20140234699 - Anode materials for magnesium ion batteries: A compound of the formula: AbMgaX1-a (0≦a<1, 0≦b≦0.1) for use as an anode material in a magnesium ion battery wherein X is selected from one or more of: group 15 elements, group 14 elements, group 13 elements, transition metals from groups 3-12 and lanthanides. The working voltage of the compound... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20140234700 - Electrode for storage battery: With a small amount of a conductive additive, an electrode for a storage battery including an active material layer which is highly filled with an active material is provided. The use of the electrode enables fabrication of a storage battery having high capacity per unit volume of the electrode. By... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20140234702 - Graphene oxide as a sulfur immobilizer in high performance lithium/sulfur cells: The loss of sulfur cathode material as a result of polysulfide dissolution causes significant capacity fading in rechargeable lithium/sulfur cells. Embodiments of the invention use a chemical approach to immobilize sulfur and lithium polysulfides via the reactive functional groups on graphene oxide. This approach obtains a uniform and thin (˜tens... Agent:

20140234701 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The object is to provide a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery which can improve performance (increase in capacity) and reduce cost by improvement in heat stability. There are provided a positive electrode including a metal halide and a positive electrode active material containing a lithium transition metal oxide which includes nickel... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140234704 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery of the present invention includes: a positive electrode; a negative electrode; a nonaqueous electrolytic solution; and a separator. The positive active material contains a lithium-containing composite oxide containing nickel. A molar ratio of a total nickel amount with respect to a total lithium amount contained in... Agent: Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

20140234705 - Negative-electrode material for electric storage device, negative electrode for electric storage device, and electric storage device as well as vehicle: It is an assignment to provide the following: a negative-electrode material for electric storage device, a negative electrode for electric storage device, and an electric storage device, negative-electrode material, negative electrode and electric storage device in which SiOx is used as a negative-electrode active material, which excel in the conductivity,... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20140234703 - Redox shuttle additives for lithium-ion batteries: An electro lye includes a compound of Formula I or IA: where each instance of R1 is independently H, alkyl, alkoxy, alkenyl, aryl, heteroaryl, or cycloalkyl; each instance of R2 is independently H, alkyl, alkoxy, alkenyl, aryl, heteroaryl, or cycloalkyl; each instance of R3 is independently H, alkyl, alkenyl, aryl,... Agent: Uchicago Argonne, LLC

20140234706 - Nickel iron battery employing an untreated polyolefin separator with a surfactant in the electrolyte: Provided is a nickel-iron battery. The battery comprises a positive nickel electrode, an iron negative electrode, an electrolyte comprising a surfactant, and a non-polar separator. In one embodiment, the non-polar separator is comprised of a polyolefin, and the surfactant comprises a zwitterionic surfactant.... Agent: Encell Technology, Inc.

20140234707 - Carbon-sulfur composites encapsulated with polyelectrolyte multilayer membranes: A carbon-sulfur composite coated with a membrane containing alternating layers of oppositely charged polyelectrolytes is provided. A cathode containing the coated carbon-sulfur composite and a battery constructed with the cathode are also provided.... Agent: Toyota Motor Eng. & Mtfg. North America

20140234708 - Electrode for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing the same and rechargeable lithium battery including same: In an aspect, an electrode for a rechargeable lithium battery, a method of preparing the same, and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same are provided.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140234709 - Three dimensional positive electrode for licfx technology primary electrochemical generator:

20140234711 - Energy storage devices: A novel hybrid lithium-ion anode material based on coaxially coated Si shells on vertically aligned carbon nanofiber (CNF) arrays. The unique cup-stacking graphitic microstructure makes the bare vertically aligned CNF array an effective Li+ intercalation medium. Highly reversible Li+ intercalation and extraction were observed at high power rates. More importantly,... Agent: Catalyst Power Technologies

20140234713 - Energy storage devices including silicon and graphite: A novel hybrid lithium-ion anode material based on coaxially coated Si shells on vertically aligned carbon nanofiber (CNF) arrays. The unique cup-stacking graphitic microstructure makes the bare vertically aligned CNF array an effective Li+ intercalation medium. Highly reversible Li+ intercalation and extraction were observed at high power rates. More importantly,... Agent: Catalyst Power Technologies

20140234712 - Energy storage devices including support filaments: A novel hybrid lithium-ion anode material based on coaxially coated Si shells on vertically aligned carbon nanofiber (CNF) arrays. The unique cup-stacking graphitic microstructure makes the bare vertically aligned CNF array an effective Li+ intercalation medium. Highly reversible Li+ intercalation and extraction were observed at high power rates. More importantly,... Agent: Catalyst Power Technologies

20140234710 - Negative active material, negative electrode, and lithium battery: A negative active material includes a conductive unit bound in island-like form to silicon-based nanowires on a carbonaceous base. Such negative active material may improve the electrical conductivity of the silicon-based nanowires, and suppress separation of the silicon-based nanowires caused from volume expansion, and thus may improve lifetime characteristics of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140234714 - Negative active material, and negative electrode and lithium battery each including the negative active material: A negative active material and a lithium battery are provided. The negative active material includes a composite core, and a coating layer formed on at least part of the composite core. The composite core includes a carbonaceous base and a metal/metalloid nanostructure disposed on the carbonaceous base. The coating layer... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140234715 - Protective coatings for conversion material cathodes: Battery systems using coated conversion materials as the active material in battery cathodes are provided herein. Protective coatings may be an oxide, phosphate, or fluoride, and may be lithiated. The coating may selectively isolate the conversion material from the electrolyte. Methods for fabricating batteries and battery systems with coated conversion... Agent: Quantumscape Corporation

20140234716 - Layer-layer lithium rich complex metal oxides with high specific capacity and excellent cycling: Lithium rich and manganese rich lithium metal oxides are described that provide for excellent performance in lithium-based batteries. The specific compositions can be engineered within a specified range of compositions to provide desired performance characteristics. Selected compositions can provide high values of specific capacity with a reasonably high average voltage.... Agent: Envia Systems, Inc.

20140234718 - Cathode active material and lithium secondary battery for controlling impurity or swelling including the same and method of preparing cathode active material with enhanced productivity: t

20140234720 - Electrode material; and battery, nonaqueous-electrolyte battery, and capacitor all incorporating the material: The invention offers an electrode material that can accomplish both high capacity and high output and a battery, a nonaqueous-electrolyte battery, and a capacitor all incorporating the electrode material. The electrode material has a sheet-shaped aluminum porous body carrying an active material. The above-described aluminum porous body has a skeleton... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20140234719 - High capacity lithium-ion electrochemical cells and methods of making same: High capacity lithium-ion electrochemical cells and methods of making the same are provided that include a positive electrode that includes a lithium mixed metal oxide having a first irreversible capacity and a negative electrode that includes an alloy anode material having a first irreversible capacity when the anode is delithiated... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140234717 - High capacity positive electrodes for use in lithium-ion electrochemical cells and methods of making same: Positive electrode for lithium-ion electrochemical cells are provided that have capacity retentions of greater than about 95% after 50 charge-discharge cycles when comparing the capacity after cycle 52 with the capacity after cycle 2 when cycled between 2.5 V and 4.7 V vs. Li/Li+ at 30° C. Compositions useful in... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140234721 - Mesoporous silicon compound used as lithium-ion cell negative electrode material and preparation method thereof: A mesoporous silicon compound includes a mesoporous silicon phase, a metal silicide phase, and a carbon phase. The metal silicide is embedded in mesoporous silicon particles, the surfaces of which are coated with a carbon layer. A weight ratio of elemental silicon to the metal element is from 2:3 to... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140234722 - Si/c composite material, method for manufacturing the same, and electrode: The present invention provides composite material in which Si and carbon are combined so as to form an unprecedented structure; method for fabricating the same; and negative electrode material for lithium-ion batteries ensuring high charge-discharge capacity and high cycle performance. By heating an aggregate of Si nanoparticles and using a... Agent: Tohoku University

20140234723 - Cathode unit for an alkaline metal/sulfur battery having an optimised arrester structure: The invention relates to a cathode unit for an alkaline metal/sulphur battery, containing a cathode arrester, which comprises a carbon substrate, and an electrochemically active component, which is selected from sulphur or an alkaline metal sulphide and is in electrically conductive contact with the carbon substrate.... Agent:

20140234724 - Method of manufacturing battery electrode: A battery electrode is obtained by a method comprising: mixing active material (A), carbon fibers (B) having a fiber diameter of not less than 50 nm and not more than 300 nm, carbon fibers (C) having a fiber diameter of not less than 5 nm and not more than 40... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20140234725 - Method for producing nonaqueous-electrolyte battery and nonaqueous-electrolyte battery: Provided is a method for producing a nonaqueous-electrolyte battery. A positive-electrode body 1 is prepared that includes a positive-electrode active-material layer 12 including a powder-molded body, and a positive-electrode-side solid-electrolyte layer 13 that is amorphous and formed by a vapor-phase process. A negative-electrode body 2 is prepared that includes a... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20140234726 - Lithium battery with composite solid electrolyte: An electrochemical cell in one embodiment includes a negative electrode including a form of lithium, a positive electrode spaced apart from the negative electrode, a separator positioned between the negative electrode and the positive electrode, and a first lithium ion conducting and ionically insulating composite solid electrolyte layer positioned between... Agent:

20140234727 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution and electricity-storage device using same: wherein R1 and R2 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom or an alkyl group having from 1 to 6 carbon atoms, at least one hydrogen atom of which may be substituted by a halogen atom; and R3 represents a linear or branched alkenyl group having from 2... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.

20140234728 - Electrolyte for secondary battery and lithium secondary battery including the same: Disclosed are an electrolyte for a lithium secondary battery which includes a non-aqueous solvent and a lithium salt, wherein the non-aqueous solvent includes an anion receptor, a cyclic carbonate, and a linear solvent, wherein an amount of the cyclic carbonate is in a range of 1 wt % to 30... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140234729 - Non-aqueous liquid electrolyte for secondary battery and secondary battery: wherein R11 to R15, R21 to R24 and R31 to R34 represent a hydrogen or a specific substituent; L11, L21, L31 and L32 represent a specific linking group; X represents an electron-withdrawing group; and n and m each independently represent 1 or 2.... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140234730 - Metal/oxygen battery with oxygen pressure management: A vehicular battery system includes an oxygen reservoir supported by a vehicle, a vehicular battery system stack operably connected to the oxygen reservoir and a multistage compressor, the vehicular battery system stack including an active material which consumes oxygen from the oxygen reservoir during discharge, at least one sensor configured... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140234732 - Anode for lithium secondary battery, fabricating method thereof and lithium air battery having the same: Provided is an anode for a lithium secondary battery capable of improving the performance and the life of a lithium air battery by forming the anode so that lithium metal is sealed, but migration of lithium ions is possible, and thus, preventing corrosion of a lithium metal and the generation... Agent: Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.

20140234733 - Cathode, lithium air battery including same, and preparation method thereof: An air battery cathode including an organic-inorganic composite material including lyophobic nanopores, the organic-inorganic composite material including a porous metal oxide, and a lyophobic layer on a surface of a pore of the porous metal oxide and having a contact angle of greater than about 90°; and a binder. Also... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140234731 - Metal/air battery with gas separation nanostructure: A metal/air electrochemical cell in one embodiment includes a negative electrode, a positive electrode, an oxygen supply, and a closed oxygen conducting membrane less than about 50 microns thick located between the oxygen supply and the positive electrode.... Agent:

20140234734 - Reversible fuel cell and reversible fuel cell system: A reversible fuel cell includes a positive electrode containing manganese dioxide, a negative electrode containing a hydrogen storage material, a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and an electrolyte. Each of the negative electrode and the positive electrode is an electrode for power generation and is... Agent:

20140234735 - High temperature fuel cell/electrolyzer system with energy storage media and auxiliaries outside the fuel cell power generator: A fuel cell system (10) basically containing an energy storage subunit (14) which receives feed fuel (17) or recirculated fuel (23) both containing H2 where either fuel is contacted with a metal in the energy storage subunit (14) to provide a H2 rich fuel (18) to a fuel cell power... Agent:

20140234737 - Energy source for operating watercraft: An arrangement for charging a substrate reservoir for boats or underwater boats when traveling at the surface, comprising an energy source which is either a propulsion system driven with fossil fuels or a nuclear-powered propulsion system, and a DC current generator operated therewith; a reservoir tank for distilled or deionized... Agent:

20140234736 - Solid oxide fuel cell device: The present invention is a solid oxide fuel cell device with a load following function for changing a fuel supply rate in response to a load defined as a required power determined by demand power. The solid oxide fuel cell device comprises a fuel cell module having a fuel cell... Agent: Toto Ltd.

20140234738 - Solid oxide fuel cell system: The invention is a solid oxide fuel cell system including: a fuel cell module, a fuel flow regulator unit, a first power demand detection device, a control section for controlling a fuel supply amount and setting the current value extractable from the fuel cell module, an inverter for extracting current... Agent: Toto Ltd.

20140234739 - Passive temperature supervision device for a compressed gas fuel tank: Passive temperature supervision devices for detecting temperature changes in compressed gaseous fuel storage systems of fuel cell systems. More specifically, systems and methods for detecting temperature changes in compressed gaseous fuel storage systems such as compressed gaseous fuel tanks of motor vehicles, where increases and decreases in temperature can be... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140234740 - Direct oxidation fuel cell system with uniform vapor delivery of fuel: In one embodiment, a membrane electrode assembly of a fuel cell has an anode aspect and a cathode aspect. A fuel distribution structure is disposed adjacent to the anode aspect. The fuel distribution structure has a fuel feed port configured to receive and inject liquid fuel to a flow field... Agent: Mti Microfuel Cells Inc.

20140234741 - Fuel cell apparatus: A fuel cell apparatus includes a fuel cell generating electric power, and including a fuel electrode which includes an anode catalyst, which is disposed in one side of an electrolyte membrane, which is supplied with liquid fuel, and which discharges gas generated by a chemical reaction accelerated by the anode... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140234742 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack includes a plurality of power generation units, a reactant gas channel, and a coolant channel. The plurality of power generation units are stacked in a stacking direction to provide a stacked body and each includes a first separator, a first electrolyte electrode assembly, a second separator,... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140234743 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack is formed by stacking a plurality of fuel cells in a stacking direction, and at both ends in the stacking direction of the fuel cells, a first end plate and a second plate are provided. An oxygen-containing gas supply connection pipe connected to an oxygen-containing gas... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140234744 - Stack assembly: A solid oxide fuel or solid oxide electrolysis cell Stack assembly (203) has an improved, simple, cost reducing and robust compression System, housing and Single sided System interface with a flexible-interface-fixture (204) which is rigid enough to fix the at least one cell Stack in the housing when not in... Agent: Topsoe Fuel Cell A/s

20140234745 - Enhanced bonding in fuel cells: Methods, systems, and articles relating to enhanced bonding of layers in a planar fuel cell. A planar fuel cell having a composite layer is bonded to an outer layer (e.g., a fuel or fluid manifold) using intrusions that extend through an electrolyte layer and into an underlying layer (e.g., a... Agent:

20140234746 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack includes a stacked body, a first terminal plate, a first insulator, a first end plate, a second terminal plate, a second insulator, a second end plate, a fluid manifold, a fluid channel, a fluid hole, a first connection passage, and a second connection passage. The stacked... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140234747 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack includes a stacked body which includes separators and a membrane electrode assembly. A first terminal plate, a first insulator, and a first end plate are disposed at a first end of the stacked body. A second terminal plate, a second insulator, and a second end plate... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140234748 - Metallic bipolar plate for a proton-exchange membrance fuel cell: A metallic plate for a proton-exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) having, on at least one of its surfaces, a coating including: conductive material fillers; a polymer used as a binder; and a metal cation absorbing compound.... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20140234749 - Electrolyte membrane-electrode structure with resin frame for fuel cells: An electrolyte membrane-electrode structure with a resin frame is provided with: an electrolyte membrane-electrode structure that is provided with an anode-side electrode and a cathode-side electrode, with a solid polymer electrolyte membrane being held therebetween; and a resin frame member that is arranged around the outer periphery of the solid... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140234750 - Immobilized heteropoly acids and the use of the same for electrode stabilization and enhancement: The use of fuel cells to produce electricity are known as an environmentally clean and reliable source of energy, and show promise as an automotive power source if the polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell can be made less expensive, more durable, reduce or eliminate humidification of the reactive gases, and... Agent: Colorado School Of Mines

20140234751 - Solid oxide fuel cell and manufacturing method thereof: There are provided a solid oxide fuel cell capable of firmly sealing an anode while simultaneously securing rigidity of an anode support structure, and a manufacturing method thereof. The solid oxide fuel cell includes an electrolyte layer, a cathode provided on one surface of the electrolyte layer, an anode provided... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140234752 - Scheelite-structured composite metal oxide with oxygen ionic conductivity: e

20140234753 - Redox flow batteries based on supporting solutions containing chloride: Redox flow battery systems having a supporting solution that contains Cl− ions can exhibit improved performance and characteristics. Furthermore, a supporting solution having mixed SO42− and Cl− ions can provide increased energy density and improved stability and solubility of one or more of the ionic species in the catholyte and/or... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20140234754 - Fuel cell separator sealing material: In a fuel cell separator comprising a separator substrate, a first primer layer, a second primer layer, and an elastomeric seal layer, the first primer layer is formed by firing an organometallic compound, the second primer layer is formed by firing an organosilicon compound having a Si—H group, and the... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

  
08/14/2014 > 73 patent applications in 54 patent subcategories.

20140227562 - Lithium secondary-battery pack, electronic device using same, charging system, and charging method: A lithium secondary-battery pack of the present invention includes: a lithium secondary battery including an electrode body and a non-aqueous electrolyte, the electrode body including a positive electrode and a negative electrode facing each other, and a separator interposed therebetween; a PTC (Positive Temperature Coefficient) element; and a protection circuit... Agent: Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

20140227563 - Systems and methods for selective cell and/or stack control in a flowing electrolyte battery: The invention provides in various embodiments methods and systems relating to controlling energy storage units in flowing electrolyte batteries.... Agent: Premium Power Corporation

20140227564 - Battery module: A battery module includes an electrode assembly in a case, at least one current collector in the case, the current collector being electrically connected to the electrode assembly, a cap plate covering the case, the cap plate including a safety vent and at least one terminal inserter penetrating the cap... Agent:

20140227565 - Battery explosion-proof device and battery pack comprising the same: A battery explosion-proof device battery explosion-proof device includes a valve body, a rupture plate, and a protecting cover. The valve body includes a base portion and a shaft portion connected with the base portion. The shaft portion may be formed with threads on an external circumferential surface thereof and with... Agent: Byd Company Limited

20140227566 - Rechargeable lithium batteries comprising means for the sorption of harmful substances in the form of a multilayer polymeric sheet: Rechargeable lithium batteries are described comprising an airtight container, electrodes immersed in an electrolytic solution and spaced apart by means of one or more separators, electrical contacts connected to the electrodes and a means for sorbing harmful substances formed of a multilayer polymeric sheet comprised of an inner layer of... Agent: Saes Getters S.p.a.

20140227567 - Battery module: A battery module including a battery cell including: an electrode assembly including a first electrode and a second electrode; a case housing the electrode assembly; and a short circuit member at a side of the case and electrically coupled to the second electrode is disclosed. The battery may further include... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140227568 - Battery system with selective thermal management: The present invention is directed to battery systems. In various embodiments, the present invention provides a battery system having a first battery group and a second battery group. The first battery group and the second battery group can share a single housing, or be positioned within separate housings. The first... Agent:

20140227569 - Battery pack: A battery module includes a first end plate and a second end plate, each of the end plates including at least one flange; a plurality of battery units arranged along a first direction between the end plates; a first guide plate on a first side of the plurality of battery... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140227571 - Device for monitoring an electrical accumulation battery and associated method: A device is provided for monitoring an electrical accumulation battery that includes a set of cells connected in series. The device includes means for measuring a current intensity delivered by the battery; means for measuring an electrical voltage between an upstream connection point and a downstream connection point of each... Agent: Compagnie Generale Des Etablissements Michelin

20140227570 - Power storage device: The present invention is a power storage device including a holding member holding power storage units and temperature detection sensors detecting temperatures of the power storage units held by the holding member, in which the holding member includes a facing surface portion facing coated surfaces of the power storage units... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20140227572 - Cable-type secondary battery: Provided is a cable-type secondary battery extending longitudinally including a lithium ion supplying core comprising an electrolyte, an inner electrode support of a hollow structure formed to surround an outer surface of the lithium ion supplying core, an inner electrode formed on a surface of the inner electrode support and... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140227573 - Electric device having round corner: Disclosed herein is an electric device having a curved structure formed at at least one position of an outside thereof, wherein at least one secondary battery having an external appearance corresponding to a shape of the curved structure is mounted at the position of the electric device at which the... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140227574 - Iron flow batterty: An iron based redox flow cell. The redox flow cell comprises a first half-cell comprising a first electrolyte providing a source of Fe2+ ions and an electrode disposed within the first half-cell; a second half-cell comprising a second electrolyte providing a source of Fe2+ and Fe3+ ions and an electrode... Agent:

20140227575 - Battery cell assembly and method for manufacturing the battery cell assembly: A battery cell assembly is provided. The battery cell assembly includes a cooling fin having first and second plate portions and a first thermally conductive layer. The first and second plate portions are coupled to one another and extend longitudinally along a central axis. The first plate portion has a... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140227577 - Middle or large-sized battery pack of novel air cooling structure: A middle- or large-sized battery pack having two or more hexahedral battery modules, each including a plurality of chargeable and dischargeable plate-shaped unit cells, mounted in a pack case, wherein the battery pack removes heat generated during the charge and discharge of the unit cells using an air cooling method,... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140227576 - Single cell and battery made of a plurality of single cells: A single cell for a battery includes an electrode stack situated within a cell housing formed from two electrically conductive shell-shaped housing side walls situated essentially in parallel opposite one another, having a shell flange extending around the edges. The shell flanges are joined to one another to form a... Agent: Daimler Ag

20140227578 - Lithium solid state battery: The problem of the present invention is to provide a lithium solid state battery in which reaction resistance is reduced. The present invention solves the above-mentioned problem by providing a lithium solid state battery including a cathode active material layer containing a cathode active material, an anode active material layer... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140227579 - Electrode assembly having excellent degree of freedom in shape thereof in thickness direction, secondary cell battery, battery pack, and device including electrode assembly: There is provided an electrode assembly having increased degrees of structural freedom in the thickness direction thereof. The electrode assembly includes negative and positive electrodes alternately stacked with separators interposed therebetween, wherein the electrode assembly is formed by stacking N electrode stacks where N is a natural number equal to... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140227580 - Architecture with stacking of storage and/or electrical energy generating elements with configurable electrical output, method of producing such an architecture: An electrical energy storage and/or generation device with an architecture including a stack of electrical storage and/or generation elements, such as microbatteries. An electrical connection is not made between the different stacked elements during manufacture, but subsequently with assistance of an electronic control unit to configure, in series and/or in... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Ene Alt

20140227581 - Cell, assembled battery, and battery-mounted device: Disclosed is a cell including: a closed-end tubular case for accommodating a power generation element; a lid for the case; a terminal electrode disposed outside of the case and used for connection with another cell; an extraction electrode passing through the lid and used to extract power of the power... Agent:

20140227582 - Method of manufacturing battery electrode: Disclosed is a method of manufacturing a battery electrode in which a positive electrode lead tab and a negative electrode lead tab each of which is integrally formed with a collector formed of a metal foil and has excellent characteristics. The method includes separating a battery electrode having a desired... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20140227583 - Method of preparing electrode assembly and electrode assembly prepared using the method: Provided are a method of preparing an electrode assembly, in which both sides of a single current collector are coated to form an anode and a cathode, and the current collector is then bent into a vertical sectional zigzag shape and integrated in a state of disposing a separator at... Agent: Lg Chem. Ltd.

20140227585 - Battery components with leachable metal ions and uses thereof: The disclosure describes compositions and methods for producing a change in the voltage at which hydrogen gas is produced in a lead acid battery. The compositions and methods relate to producing a concentration of one or more metal ions in the lead acid battery electrolyte. The various compositions disclosed include... Agent: Hollingsworth & Vose Company

20140227584 - Fluorinated electrolyte compositions: Electrolyte compositions containing a solvent mixture comprising 2,2,-difluoroethyl acetate and ethylene carbonate are described. The electrolyte compositions are useful in electrochemical cells, such as lithium ion batteries.... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20140227587 - Battery and method of manufacturing the same: A battery includes a power generating element, a battery container containing the power generating element, a lid plate covering a top opening of the battery container, the lid plate including a metal plate and a baffling portion including an integral portion of the lid plate that extends from the lid... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140227586 - Battery pack: A battery pack, which can be easily combined with a set and can increase capacity, is disclosed. The battery pack includes a bare cell having electrode terminals protruding on a first surface, and a lower cover coupled to a second surface of the bare cell. The lower cover includes a... Agent:

20140227588 - Anode including spherical natural graphite and lithium secondary battery including the anode: Provided are an anode including spherical natural graphite having a surface coated with an amorphous carbon layer, wherein a crystal orientation ratio is in a range of 0.06 to 0.08 at a compressed density of 1.40 g/cc to 1.85 g/cc, and a lithium secondary battery including the anode. Initial efficiency,... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140227589 - Polymer and secondary battery using same: A polymer of the present invention has a plurality of pendant groups. Each of the pendant groups is constituted of a carboxyl group or a salt thereof, and a group interposed between a main chain and either the carboxyl group or salt thereof. The group interposed between the main chain... Agent:

20140227590 - Electrolyte for a lithium battery and a lithium battery comprising the same: The present invention relates to an electrolyte for a lithium battery and a lithium battery comprising the same. The electrolyte includes a non-aqueous organic solvent, a lithium salt, and a first additive capable of forming a chelating complex with a transition metal and which is stable at voltages ranging from... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140227591 - Cathode: The present invention provides novel cathodes having a reduced resistivity and other improved electrical properties. Furthermore, this invention also presents methods of manufacturing novel electrochemical cells and novel cathodes. These novel cathodes comprise a silver material that is doped with a trivalent species.... Agent: Zpower, LLC

20140227592 - Zinc anode alkaline electrochemical cells containing bismuth: A negative electrode active material for a zinc anode alkaline electrochemical cell includes (i) particles, comprising bismuth, and (ii) powder, comprising zinc. The particles have an average particle size of at most 135 nm.... Agent: Nanophase Technologies Corporation

20140227593 - Slurry wth improved dispersibility and its use: The present disclosure relates to an invention directed to controlling a viscosity of a slurry used to manufacture an electrochemical device, by adjusting a particle diameter of an inorganic matter that is an ingredient of the slurry, so that a sinking rate of the inorganic particles may remarkably slow down... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140227594 - Precursor of cathode active material for a lithium secondary battery, method for manufacturing the precursor, cathode active material, and lithium secondary battery including the cathode active material: e

20140227595 - Composite silicon or composite tin particles: The specification relates to a composite particle for storing lithium. The composite particle is used in an electrochemical cell. The composite particle includes a metal oxide on the surface of the composite particle, a major dimension that is approximately less than or equal to 40 microns and a formula of... Agent:

20140227596 - Lithium ion secondary battery positive electrode material, lithium ion secondary battery positive electrode member, and lithium ion secondary battery: A cathode material for a lithium ion secondary battery includes an oxide represented by a composition formula Li2-xMIIyM(Si,MB)O4, wherein MII represents a divalent element; M represents at least one element selected from the group consisting of Fe, Mn, Co and Ni; and MB represents, as an optional component, an element... Agent: Shoei Chemical Inc.

20140227598 - Anode active material and metal ion battery prepared therewith: A main object of the present invention is to provide an anode active material capable of increasing energy density at the same time increasing battery safety, and a metal ion battery prepared with the anode active material. The present invention is an anode active material including an element that belongs... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140227597 - Cathode material for lithium ion secondary batteries, cathode member for lithium ion secondary batteries, and lithium ion secondary battery: A cathode material for a lithium ion secondary battery includes an oxide represented by a composition formula Li2+x(M,MA)(Si,MB)O4, wherein M represents at least one element selected from the group consisting of Fe, Mn, Co and Ni; MA and MB represent elements substituted for parts of M and Si, respectively, to... Agent: Shoei Chemical Inc.

20140227599 - Positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A positive electrode active material capable of improving an output performance of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery is provided. A positive electrode active material of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery 1 contains a first positive electrode active material and a second positive electrode active material. In the first positive electrode... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140227600 - Composite active material for lithium secondary batteries and method for producing same: The purpose of the present invention is to provide: a composite active material for lithium secondary batteries, which is capable of providing a lithium secondary battery that has large charge and discharge capacity, high-rate charge and discharge characteristics and good cycle characteristics at the same time; and a method for... Agent:

20140227601 - Negative electrode for lithium ion battery, and lithium ion battery: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a lithium-ion battery that exhibits excellent long-term life properties, does not suffer from rapid capacity degradation, and exhibits excellent charging/discharging characteristics in low-temperature environments. The present invention is directed to a negative electrode for a lithium ion battery, which comprises a... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20140227603 - Adhesive resin composition for secondary battery: e

20140227602 - Battery, battery separator and method for producing battery separator: Disclosed is a battery with reduced contact resistance at the contact surfaces between the separator and the electrodes, a battery separator capable of reducing contact resistance with the electrodes, and a production method thereof. The battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator interposed therebetween, and an electrolyte.... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140227604 - Apparatus for manufacturing a fine porous film for a separation film of a battery and method for manufacturing a film using the same: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for manufacturing a fine porous film to be used as a separation film of a secondary battery. The apparatus for manufacturing the fine porous film of the present invention includes: a T-shaped die (20) for molding a precursor film by extruding... Agent: E-cell Tech. Inc.

20140227605 - Microporous stretched cellulose nanofiber-containing polyolefin film, method for producing microporous stretched cellulose nanofiber-containing polyolefin film, and separator for nonaqueous secondary batteries: The present invention provides a production method and the like of a microporous stretched film having a high puncture strength and the like. The method includes: a first step of melt-kneading a cellulose nanofiber and a polyolefin resin to thereby disperse the nanofiber in the resin; a second step of... Agent: The Japan Steel Works, Ltd.

20140227606 - All solid state battery and method for producing same: An all solid state battery can inhibit interface resistance between a cathode active material and a solid electrolyte material from increasing with time. The battery includes a cathode active material layer, an anode active material layer, and a solid electrolyte layer formed therebetween. The cathode active material layer and/or the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140227607 - Layer configuration: A configuration includes at least three successive layers, the three layers having a top electrode layer, a bottom electrode layer, and an electrolyte layer situated between the top electrode layer and the bottom electrode layer. At least the electrolyte layer and one of the top electrode layer or the bottom... Agent:

20140227609 - Architectures for solid state batteries: Thin-film solid state batteries architectures and methods of manufacture are provided. Architectures include solid-state batteries with one or more cathodes, electrolytes, anodes deposited onto a substrate. Architectures may be used for solid state lithium batteries. The various fabrication techniques may be used to create a solid state battery is millimeters... Agent:

20140227610 - Glass particles: Glass particles including Li, P and S, wherein when a Raman spectrum of the glass particles is measured five times or more and a peak at 330 to 450 cm−1 in the Raman spectrum is separated into peaks of components by waveform separation, the standard deviation of the area ratio... Agent: Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.

20140227608 - Sulfide solid electrolyte material and electrochemical device: A sulfide solid electrolyte material according to an embodiment of the present disclosure contains Li, P, and Bi. An electrochemical device according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a sulfide solid electrolyte material containing Li, P, and Bi.... Agent: Tdk Corporation

20140227611 - Non-aqueous secondary battery: The object of the present exemplary embodiment is to provide a non-aqueous secondary battery effectively in which the decomposition of an electrolyte liquid is effectively reduced even under high-voltage and high-temperature condition, and which is excellent in the long-term cycle property. The present exemplary embodiment is a non-aqueous secondary battery... Agent: Nec Corporation

20140227612 - Non-aqueous electrolytic solution and lithium battery: A non-aqueous electrolytic solution comprising a non-aqueous solvent and an electrolyte, which further contains a combination of a nitrile compound and an S═O group-containing compound (or a dinitrile compound) in an amount of 0.001 to 10 wt. % imparts improved cycle performance and storage property to a lithium battery, particularly... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.

20140227613 - Production method for a support type coating membrane using tape casting: The present invention relates to a production method for a support type ceramic membrane using tape casting, wherein, when producing a multifunctional membrane comprising a membrane structure such as a general electrochemical device or electrolysis cell or fuel cell, a dense-structure coating membrane or porous functional (separation) membrane is produced... Agent: Korea Electric Power Corporation

20140227614 - Solid ion conductor, solid electrolyte including the same, lithium battery including the solid electrolyte, and method of manufactureing the solid ion conductor: e

20140227615 - Water recapture/recycle system in electrochemical cells: A system for managing water content in one or more electrochemical cells, each comprising a plurality of electrodes and a liquid ionically conductive medium, includes a first gas-phase conduit for receiving humid gas-phase associated with the electrochemical cell. The system also includes a desiccator unit communicated to the first air... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.

20140227616 - Zinc-air secondary battery: Provided is a zinc-air secondary battery capable of preventing both of the short-circuiting between positive and negative electrodes caused by zinc dendrites and the carbon dioxide incorporation. This zinc-air secondary battery includes an air electrode (12) functioning as a positive electrode; an inorganic solid electrolyte body (14) provided in direct... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20140227617 - System and method for managing water generated by fuel cells: A system and method for managing water produced by fuel cells where this waste water is captured and used for agricultural, industrial or community purposes along with electricity generated by the fuel cells. Water from a coastal (or lake coast) region can be converted by electricity into hydrogen and oxygen... Agent:

20140227619 - Fuel cell module: A fuel cell module includes a first area where an exhaust gas combustor and a start-up combustor are provided, an annular second area disposed around the first area where a heat exchanger is provided, an annular third area disposed around the second area where a reformer is provided, and an... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140227618 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes at least one fuel cell and a humidifying device for humidifying a supply air flow flowing to a cathode chamber of the fuel cell by an exhaust air flow discharged from the cathode chamber of the fuel cell. The supply air flow and the exhaust... Agent: Daimler Ag

20140227620 - Flow battery with two-phase storage: A flow battery includes at least one cell that has a first electrode, a second electrode spaced apart from the first electrode, and an electrolyte separator layer arranged between the first electrode and the second electrode. A reactant material is stored within a storage portion and selectively delivered to the... Agent:

20140227621 - Fuel cell stack and fuel cell system: A fuel cell stack formed by stacking two or more fuel cell layers each constituted of one or more unit cell and a fuel cell system including the same are provided. Any two fuel cell layers adjacent to each other each have one or more gap region. At least a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20140227622 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes a power generation unit. A first resin frame member is provided in an outer portion of a first membrane electrode assembly of the power generation unit. The first metal separator has a heating portion subjected to spot heating from a surface of the first metal separator... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140227623 - Solid oxide fuel cell device: In a fuel cell unit 16 that constitutes a fuel cell module 2 of an SOFC device 1, a collector cap 86a is connected to an inner electrode layer 90 via a seal material 96 as an Ag seal portion. A glass coating 30 (dense body) is filled up between... Agent: Toto Ltd.

20140227625 - Cell voltage monitoring connector system for a fuel cell stack: An electrical connection system for cell voltage monitoring in a fuel cell stack. The fuel cell stack comprises a plurality of layers and a plurality of electrically conductive connection tabs extending outwardly from at least one face of the stack. The electrically conductive connection tabs are each formed as a... Agent:

20140227624 - Electrolyte formation for a solid oxide fuel cell device: A method of fabricating a SSZ/SDC bi-layer electrolyte solid oxide fuel cell, comprising the steps of: fabricating an NiO-YSZ anode substrate from a mixed NiO and yttria-stabilized zirconia by tape casting; sequentially depositing a NiO-SSZ buffer layer, a thin SSZ electrolyte layer and a SDC electrolyte on the NiO-YSZ anode... Agent: Phillips 66 Company

20140227626 - Proton conducting electrochemical cell and method of making such a cell: The present invention relates to a proton-conductive electrochemical cell (10), comprising an electrolytic membrane (13) made of a ceramic and an electrode (11, 12) made of a cermet, said electrochemical cell (10) being obtained directly by a method of co-sintering a ceramic layer, capable of forming the electrolytic membrane (13),... Agent: Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique (c.n.r.s.)

20140227627 - Anion transport membrane: An anion transport membrane is provided enabling efficient anion exchange across the membrane, which could be used in applications like fuel cells, water electrolyzers, or water filtration systems. The structural membrane morphology is based on a hydrophobic polysulfone membrane backbone and co-grafted thereon hydrophilic poly(ethylene glycol) grafts and anion conducting... Agent:

20140227628 - Redox flow battery stack and redox flow battery system having the same: The disclosure discloses a redox flow battery stack and a redox flow battery system having the same, wherein the redox flow battery stack includes: flow frames, flow plates arranged inside the flow frame, ion exchange membranes arranged between the flow plates and forming a cavity for accommodating electrolyte with the... Agent: Dongchang Electric Corporation

20140227630 - Fuel cell separator plates: The invention relates to separator plates (108) for fuel cells, and in particular to separator plates having particular geometries for improved edge sealing properties. Exemplary embodiments of the invention include a fuel cell separator plate (308) having first and second opposing faces (304, 305), the separator plate having a series... Agent:

20140227629 - Half-cell spacer material for enhanced flow distribution: Disclosed is method for enhancing electrolyte flowing mechanism within electrodes in flow battery cells by employing half-cell spacer screens that may be welded to at least one surface of each electrode sheet. Half-cell spacer screens may provide a constant gap thickness between electrode sheet and micro-porous separator membrane. Half-cell spacer... Agent: Zbb Energy Corporation

20140227631 - Method for manufacturing corrosion resistant and conductive nano carbon coating layer and fuel cell bipolar plate thereby using stainless steel substrate: The present invention proposed manufacturing method of coating layers with good conductivity and corrosion resistance at high productivity comprising etching the oxide layer on the stainless steel substrate by plasma etching to activate the surface and prevent from decreasing it's conductivity, coating metal nitrides like CrN or TiN in nano... Agent:

20140227632 - Hollow platinum nanoparticles for fuel cells: The present invention relates to hollow platinum nanoparticles with a diameter comprised between 3 and 20 nm which comprise a first central cavity and optionally at least one second cavity at the periphery of the first cavity, the shell of which is dense and single-crystal with a thickness comprised between... Agent: Zbb Energy Corporation

20140227633 - Method of fabricating an ltm perovskite product: The present invention provides a fused product comprising LTM, perovskite, L designating lanthanum, T being an element selected from strontium, calcium, magnesium, barium, yttrium, ytterbium, cerium, and mixtures of these elements, and M designating manganese.... Agent: Saint-gobain Centre De Recherches Et D'etudes Europeen

20140227634 - Gas-diffusion electrode: The invention relates to a gas-diffusion electrode provided with a sintered and cast gas-diffusion layer having a high elastic modulus. The electrode is useful as hydrogen-consuming anode or oxygen-consuming cathode of depolarised electrolytic cells such as electrowinning, chlor-alkali or electrodialysis cells.... Agent: Industrie De Nora S.p.a.

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