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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process

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11/13/2014 > 67 patent applications in 46 patent subcategories.

20140335379 - Batttery unit: The battery unit (1) includes a flat battery (2) having a cylindrical positive electrode can (10) with a bottom and a cylindrical negative electrode can (20) with a bottom that covers an opening side of the positive electrode can and having a side wall of the positive electrode can on... Agent: Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

20140335378 - Electric storage device, substrate assembly, and assembly method for electric storage device: An electric storage device includes a plurality of electric storage elements, a substrate, and a bus bar. The plurality of electric storage elements are arranged in a predetermined direction. An electrode terminal of each of the electric storage elements penetrates through the substrate. The bus bar is coupled to the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140335380 - Self-recharging battery apparatus and method of operation: A self-recharging battery apparatus including a magnesium-air fuel cell component having external battery connector elements; a rechargeable battery; and a water-tight inner sleeve configured to and receiving the rechargeable battery and the inner sleeve being fixedly connected to an inner side of the magnesium-air fuel cell component and the rechargeable... Agent:

20140335381 - Active thermal management and thermal runaway prevention for high energy density lithium ion battery packs: The present disclosure provides a system, method, and apparatus for battery thermal management. In one or more embodiments, the disclosed method involves sensing, with at least one temperature sensor, a temperature of at least one battery cell, where at least one battery cell is at least partially submerged within a... Agent: The Boeing Company

20140335384 - Battery, motor vehicle and method for operating the battery: A battery includes a battery cell, and an electrode of the battery cell is connected to the battery cell housing in an electrically conducting manner by a switching element. The battery also includes a monitoring circuit, which is configured to respond to detection of an interference signal by opening the... Agent:

20140335383 - Method and device for extending the lifetime of a battery in particular of a vehicle: A method includes coupling two conducting rods between terminals of a battery cell of a battery having several branches coupled in parallel, each branch having several battery cells coupled in series. A force tending to squeeze the rods against each other is applied, with the rods being held apart from... Agent:

20140335382 - Thermal interface composite material and method: A composite thermal interface material and methods are shown. Devices such as lithium ion batteries incorporating composite thermal interface materials show significant improvement in cooling performance. In one example, composite thermal interface materials shown provide cooling through both a phase change mechanism, and a heat conducting mechanism which directs heat... Agent:

20140335385 - Bus bar modules: A bus bar module may have a bus bar including a battery side terminal portion and a connection portion. The battery side terminal portion may electrically connect electrode terminals of two adjacent battery cells of a battery assembly. The connection portion may electrically connect the battery side terminal portion and... Agent: Aisan Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20140335386 - Bus bar modules: A bus bar module may include a circuit side member associated with a battery assembly having a plurality of battery cells arranged next to each other in an arrangement direction, and a bus bar electrically connecting the circuit side member with the battery cells of the battery assembly. A gas... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140335389 - Battery: A battery, which is provided with a pressure-type current interrupt mechanism, is provided with: a gas-generating material placed outside an electrode body and within a battery case; a positive electrode potential member that is placed outside the electrode body and within the battery case in a manner contacting the gas-generating... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140335388 - Battery pack: Provided is a battery pack including a drainage system capable of efficiently discharging water collected inside the battery pack using buoyancy, preventing moisture permeation from the outside, and being implemented in a simple structure to maximize economical feasibility. The battery pack includes a battery pack case having a battery pack... Agent:

20140335387 - Electric storage system: An electric storage system includes electric storage blocks and a controller determining the state of each of the electric storage blocks. The plurality of electric storage blocks are connected in series, and each of the electric storage blocks has a plurality of electric storage elements connected in parallel. Each of... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140335390 - Water-cooling type secondary battery: Provided is a water-cooling type secondary battery, and more particularly, a water-cooling type secondary battery capable of improving heat conductivity to thereby increase cooling efficiency by integrally forming a refrigerant pipe on an edge part of heat radiating plates respectively interposed between a plurality of battery cells which are stacked... Agent:

20140335391 - Packaging for cable-type secondary battery and cable-type secondary battery comprising the same: The present disclosure relates to a packaging for a cable-type secondary battery, surrounding an electrode assembly in the cable-type secondary battery, the packaging having a moisture-blocking layer comprising sealant polymer layers on both outer surfaces of a moisture-blocking film and a moisture-blocking film disposed between the sealant polymer layers, wherein... Agent:

20140335392 - Bi-polar protected electrodes and multi-cell stacks: Water activated alkali metal battery cells, protected anode bi-polar electrodes and multi-cell stacks are configurable to achieve very high energy density. The cells, bi-polar electrode and multi-cell stacks include a protected anode and a cathode having a solid phase electro-active component material that is reduced during cell discharge.... Agent: Polyplus Battery Company

20140335393 - Battery module: To connect a bus bar plate to a battery module, a plurality of recess portions provided on a plurality of holders so as to be spaced in the stacking direction are engaged with a plurality of projection portions provided on the bus bar plate to be spaced in the stacking... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140335394 - Internal insulation design using porous material for an electrochemical cell: The prevention of lithium clusters from bridging between the negative and positive portions of a cell during discharge is described. This is done by providing a glass wool material at an intermediate location between the casing and anode current collector of a negative polarity and the cathode current collector and... Agent: Greatbatch Ltd.

20140335395 - Ionically permeable structures for energy storage devices: An electrochemical stack comprising carrier ions, an anode comprising an anode active material layer, a cathode comprising a cathode active material layer, a separator between the anode and the cathode comprising a porous dielectric material and a non-aqueous electrolyte, and an ionically permeable conductor layer located between the separator and... Agent: Enovix Corporation

20140335396 - Microporous membrane: A microporous membrane having a polyolefin microporous membrane and a surfactant adhering to the polyolefin microporous membrane, wherein the surfactant includes a surfactant (A) having a solubility in 100 g of water of 5 g or more and a surfactant (B) having a solubility in 100 g of water of... Agent: Asahi Kasei E-materials Corporation

20140335397 - Battery cell assembly of enhanced safety and battery module comprising the same: Disclosed herein is a battery cell assembly including a plurality of battery cells stacked while being electrically connected to each other, wherein one or more of the battery cells are mounted in each cell housing member in a state in which opposite sides of the battery cells are surrounded by... Agent:

20140335398 - Device and method to prevent cell-to-cell thermal runaway propagation in a battery pack: A battery block includes a first prismatic battery cell defining a first substantially planar surface, a second prismatic battery cell defining a second substantially planar surface, the second substantially planar surface being in opposing relation to the first substantially planar surface, and a thermal barrier suspended between the first and... Agent: Boston-power, Inc.

20140335399 - Electrolytes for lithium sulfur cells: Disclosed is an additive for an electrochemical cell wherein the additive includes an N—O bond. The additive is most preferably included in a nonaqueous electrolyte of the cell. Also disclosed are cells and batteries including the additive, and methods of charging the batteries and cells. An electrochemical cell including the... Agent:

20140335400 - Lithium battery: The invention relates to a lithium battery having electrode tabs, each electrode tab having an insulation layer. The lithium battery comprises a cathode plate having a cathode electrode tab, an anode plate having an anode electrode tab, and a separator strip interposed between the cathode plate and the anode plate,... Agent:

20140335401 - Hard shell cell housing with vapour barrier layer: A hard shell cell housing for an individual alkali metal cell includes a housing main body with an interior space that is configured to accommodate cell components of the individual alkali metal cell, and a housing cover configured to close off the interior space. The housing main body is formed... Agent:

20140335403 - Electrochemical cell packaging material: Provided is an electrochemical cell packaging material with excellent electrolyte resistance. An electrochemical cell packaging material includes the following in a laminated structure: a substrate layer that, at a minimum, includes resin film; a protective layer that is arranged as the outermost layer and protects the substrate layer; a thermal... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

20140335402 - Molding packaging material: A molding packaging material including a matte coat layer having excellent formability, chemical resistance, solvent resistance, and printability is provided. The molding packaging material 1 includes an outer base material 13 made of a heat-resistant resin, an inner sealant layer 16 made of a thermoplastic resin, a metal foil layer... Agent: Showa Denko Packaging Co., Ltd.

20140335404 - Electrode terminal for secondary battery: An electrode terminal for a secondary battery, the electrode terminal interposed between polyolefin-based resin layers facing each other by thermal fusion under pressure at an outer edge portion of a packaging material, the packaging material including a multi-layer sheet including a polyolefin-based resin layer on which at least a metal... Agent: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

20140335405 - Nonaqueous electrolytes and nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary batteries employing the same: A nonaqueous electrolyte containing a monofluorophosphate and/or a difluorophosphate and a compound having a specific chemical structure or specific properties. The nonaqueous electrolyte can contain at least one of a saturated chain hydrocarbon, a saturated cyclic hydrocarbon, an aromatic compound having a halogen atom and an ether having a fluorine... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20140335406 - Non-aqueous organic electrolyte additive, method for preparing non-aqueous organic electrolyte additive, non-aqueous organic electrolyte, and lithium-ion secondary battery: A non-aqueous organic electrolyte additive is formulated by Formula (I), where R is halogen or R is one of: a C1-C10 alkyl group, a C1-C10 alkene group, a C1-C10 alkyne group, a C1-C10 alkoxy group, a halogen-containing C1-C10 alkyl group, a halogen-containing C1-C10 alkene group, a halogen-containing C1-C10 alkyne group... Agent:

20140335407 - Non-lithium metal ion battery electrode material architecture: A method for configuring a non-lithium-intercalation electrode includes intercalating an insertion species between multiple layers of a stacked or layered electrode material. The method forms an electrode architecture with increased interlayer spacing for non-lithium metal ion migration. A laminate electrode material is constructed such that pillaring agents are intercalated between... Agent:

20140335408 - Anode electrodes for secondary battery and lithium secondary battery containing the same: m

20140335410 - Electrode composition for a secondary battery cell: Disclosed are a composite electrode material for a rechargeable battery; a method of making a composite electrode material; an electrode including the composite electrode material; cells including such electrodes; and devices including the cells. A composite electrode material for a rechargeable battery cell includes an electroactive material; and a polymeric... Agent: Nexeon Limited

20140335409 - Transition metal hexacyanometallate electrode with water-soluble binder: A method is provided for fabricating a transition metal hexacyanometallate (TMHCM) electrode with a water-soluble binder. The method initially forms an electrode mix slurry comprising TMHCF and a water-soluble binder. The electrode mix slurry is applied to a current collector, and then dehydrated to form an electrode. The electrode mix... Agent:

20140335411 - Etched silicon structures, method of forming etched silicon structures and uses thereof: A method of etching silicon, the method comprising the steps of: electrolessly depositing a first metal onto a silicon surface to be etched, wherein the electrolessly deposited first metal partially covers the surface of the silicon to be etched; depositing a second metal that is different from the first metal... Agent:

20140335412 - Process for fabricating nanowire arrays: A process is provided for etching a silicon-containing substrate to form nanowire arrays. In this process, one deposits nanoparticles and a metal film onto the substrate in such a way that the metal is present and touches silicon where etching is desired and is blocked from touching silicon or not... Agent: Bandgap Engineering, Inc.

20140335413 - Electrode material, paste, electrode plate, and lithium ion battery: An electrode material includes Fe-containing olivine-structured LixAyDzPO4 (wherein A represents one or more elements selected from the group consisting of Co, Mn, Ni, Cu, and Cr; D represents one or more elements selected from the group consisting of Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, Ti, Zn, B, Al, Ga, In, Si, Ge,... Agent: Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd.

20140335414 - Synthesis and characterization of lithium nickel manganese cobalt phosphorous oxide: Disclosed herein are certain embodiments of a novel chemical synthesis route for lithium ion battery applications. Accordingly, various embodiments are focused on the synthesis of a new active material using NMC (Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt Oxide) as the precursor for a phosphate material having a layered crystal structure. Partial phosphate... Agent:

20140335415 - Battery electrode having elongated particles embedded in active medium: The battery includes one or more electrodes that each has an active layer on a current collector. The active layer including active particles. The active particles include elongated particles embedded in an active medium such that at least a portion of the elongated particles each extends from within the active... Agent:

20140335416 - Electric energy storage device: An electric energy storage device comprises first and second conductor layers, and positive and negative electrodes. The first conductor layer has both surfaces coated with ionic or dipole material across entire surface thereof. The second conductor layer has both surfaces coated with ionic or dipole material across entire surface thereof.... Agent:

20140335417 - Lithium-ion secondary battery: A lithium-ion secondary battery (100A) includes a positive electrode current collector (221A) and a positive electrode active material layer (223A) retained on the positive electrode current collector (221A). The positive electrode active material layer (223A) contains positive electrode active material particles, a conductive agent, and a binder. The positive electrode... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140335418 - Battery having electrode with carbon current collector: The battery includes an electrode having an active medium on a current collector. The active medium includes one or more active materials. The current collector includes or consists of carbon nanotubes. The electrical conductivity and weight of carbon nanotubes permit the weight of the battery to be reduced while the... Agent:

20140335419 - Composite particles, manufacturing method thereof, electrode material for secondary battery, and secondary battery: Provided is positive electrode material for a highly safe lithium-ion secondary battery that can charge and discharge a large current while having long service life. Disclosed are composite particles comprising: at least one carbon material selected from the group consisting of (i) fibrous carbon material, (ii) chain-like carbon material, and... Agent: Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20140335420 - Negative-electrode material for rechargeable batteries with nonaqueous electrolyte, and process for producing the same: There is provided a negative-electrode material for rechargeable batteries with a nonaqueous electrolyte which have a high charge/discharge capacity and excellent rate characteristics. The negative-electrode material for rechargeable batteries with a nonaqueous electrolyte comprises: carbon material having a carbon atom content of not less than 98.0% in terms of mass... Agent:

20140335422 - Implantable medical device including eddy current reducing battery: An implantable device, such as a pacer, defibrillator, or other cardiac rhythm management device, can include one or more MRI Safe components. In an example, the implantable device includes a battery including a first electrode and a second electrode separate from the first electrode. The second electrode includes a first... Agent:

20140335421 - Microporous membrane of polyethylene-based composite material and preparation method thereof: A microporous membrane of a polyethylene-based composite material, including high density and high crystallinity of polyethylene as a base material. The polyethylene is modified by a modifying agent accounting for 10-25 wt. % of the membrane and including a moderate molecular weight of rubber selected from polyisobutylene (PIB), ethylene-propylene methylene... Agent:

20140335423 - Propylene-based resin microporous film, separator for battery, battery, and method for producing propylene-based resin microporous film: The propylene-based resin microporous film is a propylene-based resin microporous film having micropores, wherein a propylene-based resin having a weight average molecular weight of 250,000 to 500,000, a melting point of 160 to 170° C., and a pentad fraction of 96% or more is contained, the surface aperture ratio is... Agent:

20140335424 - Porous separator for a secondary battery including cellulose nanofibers and method for manufacturing same: The present invention relates to a separator for secondary battery including cellulose nanofibers, and to a method for fabricating the same. The separator has a porous structure of micropores formed between the cellulose nanofibers. The porous structure has a porosity of 10 to 80% (v/v) and a pore size of... Agent: The Republic Of Korea (forestry Administration Forestry Research Institute)

20140335425 - Proton/cation transfer polymer: A polymer that provides for effective proton/cation transfer within, through, across the polymer. The polymer may be used in an electrochemical sensor and may include a redox active species and a facilitator of proton transfer that may provide for the “shuttling”/transfer of a proton through the polymer. As such, the... Agent:

20140335426 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for producing nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte. A positive electrode charge potential is 3.7 V or less with respect to a lithium metal potential. The nonaqueous electrolyte includes a cyclic disulfone compound having a specific structure in an amount of 0.1... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140335427 - Electrolyte for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery employing the same: wherein, in Formula 1, R1, R2, R3, and R4 are each independently a unsubstituted or substituted C1-C20 alkoxy group, a unsubstituted or substituted C1-C20 alkoxyalkyleneoxy group, a unsubstituted or substituted C6-C20 aryloxy group, or R—O—C(═O)— where R is a C1-C20 alkyl group, a C6-C20 aryl group, or a C1-C20 fluoroalkyl... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140335428 - Graphite material, carbon material for battery electrode, and battery: A graphite material having pores which, when 200 rectangular regions of 6 μm×8 μm are randomly selected in a surface image of the graphite material observed by a scanning electron microscope, in the surface of the graphite material appearing in the regions, a pore appearing on the surface and having... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20140335429 - Alkaline battery with electrolyte gradient: A membrane electrode assembly includes a gas diffusion layer, a catalytic layer in fluid communication with the gas diffusion layer, an anodic layer and a bipolar solid electrolyte disposed between the catalytic and anodic layers. The bipolar solid electrolyte inhibits carbonate formation in air breathing alkaline cells and inhibits dendritic... Agent: Zinc Air Fuel Cells, Inc.

20140335431 - Fuel cell seal retainer assembly: An exemplary fuel cell manifold seal retainer assembly includes a bracket and a retainer. The bracket is mountable to a manifold of the fuel cell stack. The retainer extends closer to a fuel cell stack then the manifold when the retainer is mounted to the bracket and when the bracket... Agent: Clearedge Power, LLC

20140335430 - Fuel cell system and operating method therefor: A fuel cell system and method that enables warm-up power generation corresponding to the residual water volume in the fuel cell stack without using auxiliary devices for measuring the residual water volume in the fuel cell stack. A controller computes total generated electrical energy Q by integrating of the generated... Agent:

20140335432 - Systems and methods for estimating fuel cell states: Apparatus, methods, and systems for estimating hydrogen concentration and/or pressure in an anode compartment of a fuel cell stack in a fuel cell vehicle. In some implementations, the estimates are based on a correlation between a transient dip in voltage in response to an anode to cathode bleed event and... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140335433 - Fuel cell system and control method of fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell and a controller that controls a voltage of the fuel cell. The controller sets a target increase amount ΔV, based on a target voltage which is a target value of voltage relative to a predetermined electric current of the fuel cell. The... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140335434 - Fuel cell vehicle: A fuel cell vehicle is provided which includes an exterior heat exchanger for cooling and the exterior heat exchanger for heating are arranged at a front part of the vehicle, and the exterior heat exchanger for heating is heated by the outside air used to cool the air-cooling type fuel... Agent: Suzuki Motor Corporation

20140335435 - Fuel cell system, and control method for fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes: a fuel cell supplied with fuel gas for power generation; a fuel supply flow passage flowing fuel gas, supplied from a fuel supply source, to the fuel cell; a pressure regulating valve regulating a pressure of fuel gas flowing through the fuel supply flow passage;... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140335436 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell has a membrane electrode assembly including an electrolyte membrane, catalyst layers disposed on both sides of the electrolyte membrane, and three or more layers of porous bodies disposed on a front surface side of the catalyst layer, a frame body surrounding an outer periphery of the electrolyte... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd

20140335437 - Electrode catalyst for fuel cell, electrode for fuel cell including the electrode catalyst, and membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell including the same: An electrode catalyst for a fuel cell, an electrode, a fuel cell, and a membrane electrode assembly (MEA), the electrode catalyst including a carbonaceous support, and a catalyst metal loaded on the carbonaceous support, wherein the carbonaceous support includes a functional group bound on a surface thereof, the functional group... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140335438 - Membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell using the same: A membrane electrode assembly includes a proton exchange membrane having two surfaces, and two electrodes separately located on the two surfaces. At least one of the two electrodes comprises a carbon nanotube composite structure, the carbon nanotube composite structure includes a carbon nanotube structure and a catalyst material dispersed in... Agent:

20140335440 - Molded article of polymer electrolyte composition and solid polymer type fuel cell using same: To provide a formed article of polymer electrolyte composition which exhibits excellent proton conductivity even under low-humidification conditions and under low-temperature conditions, which is excellent in chemical stability, mechanical strength, fuel shutoff properties, and which can achieve high output, high energy density, and excellent long-term durability when used in a... Agent:

20140335439 - Polymer ion exchange membrane and method of preparing same: Disclosed are a polymer ion exchange membrane having a self-hydration capability at a high temperature under low humidity, a method of preparing the polymer ion exchange membrane, and a polymer electrolyte fuel cell system including the polymer ion exchange membrane. The polymer electrolyte membrane includes a hydrocarbon-based proton conductive polymercoating... Agent:

20140335441 - Method for producing porous metallic body and porous metallic body: A method for producing a porous metallic body at least includes a step of forming an electrically conductive coating layer on a surface of a skeleton of a three-dimensional network resin having a continuous pore by coating the surface with a coating material containing a carbon powder having a volume-average... Agent:

20140335442 - Method of preparing nickel-aluminum alloy powder at low temperature: Provided is a method for preparing nickel-aluminum alloy powder at low temperature, which is simple and economical and is capable of solving the reactor corrosion problem. The method for preparing nickel-aluminum alloy powder at low temperature includes: preparing a powder mixture by mixing nickel powder and aluminum powder in a... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20140335443 - Fuel cell components and systems having carbon-containing electrically-conductive hollow fibers: A method, according to one embodiment, includes acquiring a structure having an ionically-conductive, electrically-resistive electrolyte/separator layer covering an inner or outer surface of a carbon-containing electrically-conductive hollow fiber and a catalyst along one side thereof, adding an anode that extends along at least part of a length of the structure,... Agent: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC

20140335444 - Fuel cell separator with gasket and method for manufacturing the same: The present invention provides a fuel cell separator with a gasket manufactured by integrally forming a gasket on one side of a separator; independently injection molding a frame gasket on a frame such that a first airtight portion covers the entire surface of the frame to maintain the shape of... Agent:

  
11/06/2014 > 59 patent applications in 46 patent subcategories.

20140329113 - Electric vehicle running control system: An electric vehicle running control system is provided. The electric vehicle running control system comprises a heating circuit coupled with an in-vehicle battery and configured to heat the in-vehicle battery. The vehicle running control system further comprises a load capacitor and a first current storage element. The first current storage... Agent:

20140329114 - System and process for maintaining of working temperature of battery cells for starter accumulators in vehicles: A battery management system to maintain cell temperature in automobile starter batteries, containing lithium-ion; lithium-iron-phosphate battery cells mutually connected in series and parallel. Cell temperature management and measurement, and voltage measurement of each individual battery cell and for cell heating management units have a temperature sensor mounted directly on one... Agent:

20140329115 - Battery having a cover that has predetermined breaking points: A battery includes at least two battery cells arranged adjacent to one another and each arranged in a battery cell housing. Each battery cell has at least one battery cell terminal. The battery also includes one degasification element per battery cell. Each degasification element is arranged within the battery cell... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140329116 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a bare cell, a protective circuit module, and a protection device. The protective circuit module is located on the bare cell in parallel with the protective circuit module, and includes a first connecting portion extending between a first surface of the protective circuit module and the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140329118 - All solid state battery: Disclosed is an all solid state battery that includes a cathode layer containing a cathode active material, an anode layer containing an anode active material, and a solid electrolyte layer formed between the cathode layer and the anode layer, wherein the anode layer contains the anode active material such that... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140329117 - Non-aqueous electrolyte wound type secondary battery: A method of simultaneously preventing expansion of a battery can and distortion of an electrode winding body is disclosed. A non-aqueous electrolyte wound type secondary battery includes an electrode winding body including a positive electrode sheet, a negative electrode sheet and a separator between the positive electrode sheet and the... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20140329121 - Power supply device, circuit board, and vehicle and storage battery device equipped with power supply device: A power supply device has a first monitoring portion monitoring one battery property of plural battery cells constituting a battery block, a second monitoring portion monitoring another battery property, a circuit board having a monitoring circuit monitoring states of the battery cells being connected to the first and second monitoring... Agent:

20140329120 - Rechargeable battery safety by multifunctional separators and electrodes: A battery includes: 1) an anode; 2) a cathode; 3) a separator disposed between the anode and the cathode, wherein the separator includes at least one functional layer; and 4) a sensor connected to the at least one functional layer to monitor an internal state of the battery.... Agent:

20140329119 - Rubber boot for battery pack: A battery pack and a protective cover for the battery pack. The battery pack is operatively connectable to a power tool in order to provide electrical power to the power tool, the battery pack comprising a base portion and an upper portion. A protective boot is removably coupled to the... Agent: Black & Decker Inc.

20140329122 - Cell: A cell in which thermal welding of a laminate packaging is performed so that the thickness of a thermal welded portion including an electrode terminal is larger than that of a thermal welded portion including no electrode terminal.... Agent:

20140329123 - Battery pack: Provided are a pack main body of a substantially rectangular parallelepiped shape in which a battery cell is embedded, and a terminal portion provided on a front face of the pack main body. The pack main body includes bevelled portions at corner portions formed by a top face and a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140329124 - Battery pack design for integrating and monitoring multiple single battery cells: The present invention is directed toward apparatuses for packaging one or more cells in a larger battery pack, and apparatuses for electrically coupling a battery management system to the one or more cells in a battery pack. In the aspect of the present invention directed toward battery packaging apparatus with... Agent: Arcimoto, LLC

20140329125 - Undercover: An undercover is provided which can have an electromagnetic shield effect in a vehicle. A battery unit is provided at a lower portion of a car body. The undercover is provided under the battery unit. The undercover functions to prevent an obstruction or a stone leaping during driving from directly... Agent:

20140329126 - Electrode and battery: A lithium-ion battery generally includes an electrode pair, an electrolyte, and a separator. The electrode pair includes a first electrode and a second electrode, wherein the first electrode and the second electrode are of opposite polarity. The electrolyte is configured to allow movement of ions between the first electrode and... Agent:

20140329127 - Laminated separator, polyolefin microporous membrane, and separator for electricity storage device: Disclosed is a laminated separator including a first polyolefin microporous layer and a second polyolefin microporous layer which is laminated on the first polyolefin microporous layer and which is different from the first polyolefin microporous layer, wherein at least one of the first microporous layer and the second microporous layer... Agent: Asahi Kasei E-materials Corporation

20140329128 - Laminated separator, polyolefin microporous membrane, and separator for electricity storage device: Disclosed is a laminated separator including a first polyolefin microporous layer and a second polyolefin microporous layer which is laminated on the first polyolefin microporous layer and which is different from the first polyolefin microporous layer, wherein at least one of the first microporous layer and the second microporous layer... Agent: Asahi Kasei E-materials Corporation

20140329129 - Laminated separator, polyolefin microporous membrane, and separator for electricity storage device: Disclosed is a laminated separator including a first polyolefin microporous layer and a second polyolefin microporous layer which is laminated on the first polyolefin microporous layer and which is different from the first polyolefin microporous layer, wherein at least one of the first microporous layer and the second microporous layer... Agent: Asahi Kasei E-materials Corporation

20140329130 - Lithium secondary battery separator and method of manufacturing same: Provided is a lithium secondary battery separator including a laminate of a substrate and a porous heat-resistant polyimide film which covers at least one surface of the substrate. The porous heat-resistant polyimide film has pores which are regularly arrayed three-dimensionally and a film thickness of 5-20 μm. Penetration damage to... Agent:

20140329131 - Heat resisting separator having ultrafine fibrous layer and secondary battery having the same: A polyolefin separator having an heat-resistant ultrafine fibrous layer and a secondary battery using the same, in which the separator has a shutdown function, low thermal contraction characteristics, thermal endurance, excellent ionic conductivity, excellent cycling characteristics at the time of battery construction, and excellent adhesion with an electrode. The present... Agent:

20140329132 - Microstructured electrode structures: A structure for use in an energy storage device, the structure comprising a backbone system extending generally perpendicularly from a reference plane, and a population of microstructured anodically active material layers supported by the lateral surfaces of the backbones, each of the microstructured anodically active material layers having a void... Agent:

20140329133 - Power supply device: A power supply device includes a battery cell assembly being an assembly of battery cells each having electrodes, a battery connecting block including a case body including terminal fixing portions connected to each other via flexural deformation portions and a cover fixed to the case body and configured to cover... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20140329134 - Energy storage device to be mounted on a bicycle frame: The object is providing an energy storage device that can be attached to the frame of the bicycle without the need for using tools. This device is, on the one hand, not in the way while the rider is operating the bicycle, and on the other hand, a suitable solution... Agent:

20140329135 - Solid-state electrolytes for rechargeable lithium batteries: A lithium ion battery cell. The lithium ion battery cell includes a lithium-based anode, a cathode, and a solid-state electrolyte positioned between the lithium-based anode and the cathode. The cathode comprises alkylammonium cation lithium phthalocyanine anion complex. The solid-state electrolyte comprises an alkoxyalkylammonium cation lithium phthalocyanine anion complex.... Agent:

20140329136 - Battery wiring module: A battery wiring module, which is attached to a battery group formed by juxtaposing a plurality of batteries each having positive and negative electrode terminals, includes; a plurality of bus bars connected to the electrode terminals; and a resin protector made of an insulating resin and having a holding portion... Agent:

20140329137 - Flooded lead-acid battery: A flooded lead-acid battery include a pasting substrate embedded into an active material of at least one surface of either the positive plates or the negative plates of each respective plurality, wherein the pasting substrate has an initial thickness. The pasting substrate thickness has a compressed thickness within the container... Agent:

20140329138 - Battery cell of novel embedded type structure: Disclosed herein is a battery cell including an electrode assembly of a cathode/separator/anode structure, the electrode assembly being impregnated with electrolyte, the electrode assembly being chargeable and dischargeable, a battery case in which the electrode assembly is mounted, the battery case being made of aluminum or an aluminum alloy, and... Agent:

20140329140 - Material for lituim ion secondary battery and use of the same: The invention provides a material for a lithium ion secondary battery, containing an aluminum silicate having an element molar ratio (Si/Al) of silicon (Si) to aluminum (Al) of 0.3 or more and less than 1.0, as well as an anode for a lithium ion secondary battery, a cathode material for... Agent:

20140329139 - Method of increasing secondary power source capacity: A method of secondary power source capacity increasing including doping a compound into an electrolyte as an additive which binding energy is higher than binding energy of combinations that are formed at a secondary power source discharge, the compound of type ANB10-N is doped as an additive, where A is... Agent:

20140329141 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery according to the present invention includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a non-aqueous electrolyte solution. The negative electrode includes a coating derived from lithium bis(oxalate)borate. The coating derived from lithium bis(oxalate)borate includes a coating containing boron element and a coating containing oxalate ion.... Agent:

20140329142 - Lead-carbon battery current collector shielding with ported packets: Provided is an activated carbon lead energy storage/battery containing an improved negative activated electrode packet exhibiting substantially reduced resistance with ported paraffin impregnated expanded graphite foil shielding overlying a cutaway notch in the underlying current collector to permit sulfuric acid electrolyte infiltration.... Agent: Axion Power International, Inc.

20140329143 - Lithium ion battery: In a lithium ion battery, one or more chelating agents may be attached to a microporous polymer separator for placement between a negative electrode and a positive electrode or to a polymer binder material used to construct the negative electrode, the positive electrode, or both. The chelating agents may comprise,... Agent:

20140329144 - Anode and battery: An anode and battery including the anode capable of improving the cycle characteristics while securing the input and output characteristics is provided. The battery includes a cathode, an anode, and an electrolytic solution. The anode includes an anode active material layer on an anode current collector, wherein the anode active... Agent:

20140329147 - Lithium metal composite oxide having layered structure: Provided is a lithium metal composite oxide having a layered structure, which is particularly excellent as a positive electrode active material for batteries that are mounted on electric vehicles or hybrid vehicles. Proposed is a lithium metal composite oxide having a layered structure, which is represented by general formula Li1+x(MnαCoβNiγ)1−xO2... Agent:

20140329146 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A positive-electrode active material of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery is modified to improve the output characteristics under various temperature conditions, thereby making the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery suitable for a power supply for hybrid vehicles. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a working electrode 11, a counter electrode 12... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140329145 - Rechargeable battery cell with improved high temperature performance: An alkaline, rechargeable electrochemical cell includes a pasted electrode structure in which a composition comprising a paste matrix component includes cobalt in an amount greater than 6 weight percent ranging up to 14 weight percent. The matrix may also include a rare earth such as yttrium. The composition further includes... Agent: Ovonic Battery Company, Inc.

20140329148 - Lead-acid battery: The lead-acid battery of the present invention includes electrode plate units, each including a positive electrode plate, negative electrode plate, and a separator. The positive electrode plate is a positive electrode grid filled with paste of lead suboxide powder. The negative electrode plate is a negative electrode grid filled with... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140329149 - Method for preparing electrode materials and electrode materials produced therefrom: The present invention provides a method for preparing an electrode material, comprising providing an acidic plating bath; adding titanium dioxide in the form of powder, metal salt, and reductant to said acidic plating bath to obtain a precursor; and heat treating said precursor to obtain an electrode material. When the... Agent: Taiwan Hopax Chems. Mfg. Co., Ltd.

20140329150 - Composite anode for lithium ion batteries: A composite anode for a lithium-ion battery is manufactured from silicon nanoparticles having diameters mostly under 10 nm; providing an oxide layer on the silicon nanoparticles; dispersing the silicon nanoparticles in a polar liquid; providing a graphene oxide suspension; mixing the polar liquid containing the dispersed silicone nanoparticles with the... Agent:

20140329151 - Lithium ion secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof: The present invention provides a lithium ion secondary battery capable of improving charge/discharge cycle characteristics or durability such as high-temperature storability, while suppressing deterioration in initial performance, and a manufacturing method thereof. The lithium ion secondary battery according to the present invention includes an electrode serving as a cathode or... Agent:

20140329152 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery according to the present invention includes: a positive electrode current collector and a negative electrode current collector, arranged to face each other; a plurality of positive and negative electrodes arranged between the positive electrode current collector and the negative electrode current collector and stacked in a direction... Agent:

20140329153 - Electrode material, electrode and secondary battery: An electrode material for a secondary battery, which realizes a lowered contact resistance between the electrode material and an active material layer, is provided. A collector (electrode material) includes: a substrate 1a including a metal foil; and a conductive material 1b, wherein the conductive material 1b contains a carbon black... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (kobe Steel, Ltd.)

20140329155 - Aromatic polyamide porous film, separator for battery, and battery: An aromatic polyamide porous film has a total number of branch points of pores in an area of 3 cubic micrometers obtained by three-dimensional structural analysis is 2,000 to 20,000, which ensures high rate characteristics and is also capable of suppressing deterioration of cycle characteristics and storage characteristics as well... Agent: Toray Industries, Inc.

20140329154 - Coating liquid, laminated porous film, and method for producing laminated porous film: The present invention provides a coating liquid, a laminated porous film and a method for producing a laminated porous film. The coating liquid comprises a binder resin, a filler and a medium, wherein the filler is a mixture comprising (a) a filler having a specific surface area of not less... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20140329156 - Heated ejector assembly for a fuel cell: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell stack, an ejector in fluid communication with the fuel cell stack and having a converging-diverging (CD) nozzle with a hydrogen feed nozzle and a recirculation conduit upstream of a throat of the CD nozzle, and a thermal source configured to heat the... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140329157 - Method of operating fuel cell with high power and high power fuel cell system: A fuel cell is operated with high power such that which a humidified gas and a dry gas are selectively supplied as oxidant to a cathode of the fuel cell. This method includes (S1) supplying a humidified gas while a power is constantly maintained or until the power begins to... Agent:

20140329158 - Secondary battery type fuel cell system: A secondary battery type fuel cell system is provided with: a fuel cell unit which generates oxidation gas during power generation and has a fuel electrode, an oxidant electrode, and an electrolyte sandwiched between the fuel electrode and the oxidant electrode; and a fuel generation unit which generates fuel in... Agent:

20140329159 - Solid-oxide fuel cell system, and start-up control method therefor: In the SOFC system, the fuel gas flow rate at the time of the start of start-up is set to the maximum fuel gas flow rate that is less than or equal to 1.3 times the maximum fuel gas flow rate FgMAX at the time of the rated power generation,... Agent:

20140329160 - System and method for thermal priority operation of a fuel cell power plant: A thermal priority fuel cell power plant includes a cell stack assembly for generating an electrical power output. The cell stack assembly includes an anode, a cathode, and a waste heat recovery loop. The anode is configured to receive a fuel, the cathode is configured to receive an oxidizer, and... Agent: Clearedge Power Corporation

20140329161 - High-temperature or fuel-cell electrochemical system having improved thermal management: An electrochemical system including a stack of a longitudinal axis with alternating ceramic cells and interconnectors and including a thermal management mechanism incorporated in the stack, the thermal management mechanism including plates having a structured lateral surface through which a thermal transfer by radiation towards outside of the stack takes... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Ene Alt

20140329162 - Membrane electrode assembly for fuel cell: A membrane electrode assembly for a fuel cell is provided that includes a membrane, electrodes on both sides of the membrane, respectively, and sub-gaskets bonded to the edges of the electrodes, respectively. In particular, the sub-gasket may be bonded to the membrane at a predetermined distance from the edge of... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140329164 - Gas diffusion medium for fuel cell, membrane electrode assembly, and fuel cell: A gas diffusion medium for a fuel cell includes a microporous region [A], an electrode base material, and a microporous region [B] arranged in the order mentioned, wherein the microporous region [A] has an areal ratio of 5 to 70%, and the microporous region [B] has an areal ratio of... Agent:

20140329163 - Membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell using the same: A membrane electrode assembly includes a proton exchange membrane, a first electrode and a second electrode. The proton exchange membrane has two opposite surfaces, a first surface and a second surface. The first electrode is located adjacent to the first surface of the proton exchange membrane, and the first electrode... Agent:

20140329165 - Fuel cell electrodes with conduction networks: A fuel cell electrode layer may include a catalyst, an electronic conductor, and an ionic conductor. Within the electrode layer are a plurality of electronic conductor rich networks and a plurality of ionic conductor rich networks that are interspersed with the electronic conductor rich networks. A volume ratio of the... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140329166 - Method of controlling thickness of form-in-place sealing for pem fuel cell stacks: A sealed assembly is made using sealant including a deformable spacer to control thickness without adversely impacting elasticity and sealing force. Deformable spacers (e.g., elastomer, polyolefin, etc.) are mixed with an elastomeric precursor material and dispensed onto an assembly component, such as a fuel cell bipolar plate, and the remaining... Agent:

20140329167 - Fuel cell gas diffusion layer and method of manufacturing same: A fuel cell gas diffusion layer includes a porous member containing electrically-conductive particles and polymeric resin as major components, and a plurality of holes extending from a main surface of the fuel cell gas diffusion layer are formed.... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140329168 - Hybrid bipolar plate assembly for fuel cells: Hybrid bipolar plate assemblies comprising a metal subassembly and a carbonaceous flow field insert can be used to provide for greater current densities from smaller volume fuel cell stacks. In particular, such hybrid bipolar plate assemblies allow for the combination of preferred oxidant channel structures, which can be formed in... Agent: Ford Motor Company

20140329169 - Sulfonated polyethersulfone copolymer containing hydroxyl groups and preparation method thereof, polymer electrolyte membrane for fuel cells and membrane electrode assembly comprising the same: Provided are a hydroxyl group-containing sulfonated polyethersulfone copolymer, a method for preparing the same, a polymer electrolyte membrane for fuel cell, and a membrane electrode assembly including the same. More particularly, provided are a hydroxyl group-containing sulfonated polyethersulfone electrolyte membrane and a membrane electrode assembly including the same, which are... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20140329170 - Perimeter coupling for planar fuel cell and related methods: The invention relates to methods and articles for coupling a fuel cell layer to a second structure. The fuel cell layer includes a superior fuel cell surface, an inferior fuel cell surface, and a perimeter fuel cell surface. An adhesive structure is adhered to the superior, inferior, and perimeter fuel... Agent:

20140329171 - Conductive interconnected porous film and method of production of same: A new conductive interconnected porous film, useful as a material for a gas diffusion layer which is used in a solid polymer type fuel cell, which satisfies the requirements of a good conductivity, good gas permeability, surface smoothness, corrosion resistance, and low impurities and which is strong in bending and... Agent:

  
10/30/2014 > 72 patent applications in 53 patent subcategories.

20140322562 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a plurality of unit cells; a protective circuit module on the plurality of unit cells and coupled to the unit cells, and an upper cover on the protective circuit module and including openings defined in its sides. Each of the unit cells includes a can, an... Agent:

20140322563 - Battery system and method for cooling the battery system: A battery system having a cooling plate with a conduit therein is provided. The system further includes a battery module having first and second battery cells. The system further includes a compressor, and a condenser coupled between the compressor and the conduit of the cooling plate. The system further includes... Agent:

20140322564 - Battery with inert electrodes and method for generating electrical power using the same: A battery includes: a container; an electrolyte received in the container; and first and second electrodes disposed in the electrolyte and having different electrical potentials upon exposure to the electrolyte.... Agent:

20140322565 - Hermetically sealed battery: A hermetically sealed battery is provided with a sealing member for air-tightly sealing the through-hole of a battery case from the outside. The sealing member has: a covering member secured to the battery case from the outside; an insertion portion inserted into the through-hole; an annular pressure contact portion in... Agent:

20140322566 - Rechargeable battery pack including pack cover: A battery pack includes at least one unit cell with a top end, the unit cell including a vent hole, and a pack cover over the top end of the unit cell. The pack cover includes a discharge part having a bottom member that is sloped with respect to the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140322567 - Battery assemblies: Electrical systems, power supply apparatuses, and power supply operational methods are described. According to one aspect, an electrical system includes an electrical entity configured to utilize electrical energy, and wherein the electrical entity comprises a communications interface, and a power supply apparatus configured to provide the electrical energy for use... Agent:

20140322568 - Battery pack for electric car: In a battery pack for an electric car, a plurality of battery modules are mounted to be divided between the front and rear of a middle cross member and a main switch and a junction board are disposed in the front and rear of the middle cross member respectively. A... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140322569 - Battery system and motor vehicle: A battery system comprises a battery which includes a plurality of battery cells connected in series and two battery poles. The battery system further comprises at least one protection device, which is connected to the battery cells in series in such a manner that after the at least one protection... Agent:

20140322570 - Vehicle: This vehicle incorporates a battery including a battery charged with external electric power, a charging-related device including a charging device used for charging of the battery, and a first coolant device introducing a coolant for cooling the battery and the charging device into the battery and the charging-related device, and... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140322571 - Vehicle battery system: A vehicle battery system has a vehicle battery, a cooling device to cool the vehicle battery and which includes a heat sink in thermal contact with the battery cells to transfer heat from the battery cells to the heat sink. The heat sink has at least one cooling channel through... Agent: Magna Steyr Battery Systems Gmbh & Co Og

20140322572 - Battery system and method of assembling the battery system: A battery system is provided. The battery system includes a cooling plate having a housing, an inlet port, and an outlet port. The housing defines an interior region. Both the inlet port and the outlet port fluidly communicate with the interior region. The battery system further includes a solid thermoplastic... Agent:

20140322573 - Battery monitor apparatus and battery unit: A battery monitor apparatus includes: a first control unit disposed outside a plurality of battery stacks each including battery cells; a plurality of second control units disposed respectively in the plurality of battery stacks, the second control units determining an output voltage of the battery cells and outputting voltage data... Agent:

20140322574 - Battery system and method of producing an electrically conductive connection between a cell connector and an electronic unit of a battery system: A battery system and a method for producing an electrically conductive connection in a battery system. The battery system includes a plurality of cells arranged in at least one stack, a cell connector to connect a pole of a first cell in an electrically conductive manner to a pole of... Agent: Magna Steyr Battery Systems Gmbh & Co Og

20140322578 - Battery with wound electrode group and positive and negative electrode insulating covers: According to one embodiment, there is provided a battery. The battery includes a metallic outer can, a wound electrode group, a positive electrode-lead, a negative electrode-lead, a positive electrode insulating cover, and a negative electrode insulating cover.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140322577 - Energy storage device with spiral electrode group: An energy storage device including a spiral electrode group in which a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate having polarity reverse to that of the first electrode plate are spirally wound with a separator interposed therebetween, wherein the second electrode plate is opposed to an inner circumference and... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140322576 - Lithium ion battery: A high-input and high-output battery having a large capacity while guaranteeing safety is provided. As a composition of an electrolytic solution, a composition ratio of ethylene carbonate (EC) is 20 vol % or more and 30 vol % or less, and a composition ratio of dimethyl carbonate (DMC) is 36... Agent: Shin-kobe Electric Machinery Co., Ltd.

20140322579 - Method for producing nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery (as amended): The present invention provides a method for producing a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery in which the drop in capacity retention rate is controlled by forming a coating in a more favorable state on the surface of the negative electrode active material. This production method comprises a step S10 of preparing... Agent:

20140322575 - Multiple conductive tabs for facilitating current flow in batteries: The disclosed embodiments provide a battery cell. The battery cell includes a set of layers which are wound together to form a jelly roll, including a cathode with an active coating, a separator, and an anode with an active coating. The battery cell also includes a pouch enclosing the layers,... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140322582 - Battery housing and method for installing a battery: A battery housing (10) for receiving a battery and a method of installing a battery, where the battery housing has four plate-shaped side panels (11a-11d) and two cover plates (12a, 12b), which may be connected with one another to form a box-shaped housing, whereby at least two opposite side panels... Agent: Lisa Dr&#xe4 Xlmaier Gmbh

20140322580 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a first battery module group including one or more battery modules, a second battery module group including one or more battery modules, and aligned with the first battery module group, a housing accommodating the first and second battery module groups therein, and a guide member between... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140322583 - Battery pack of novel air cooling structure: Disclosed herein is a battery pack including a plurality of battery modules, each having a battery cell or a unit module (unit cell) that can be charged and discharged, mounted in a pack case, wherein two or more unit cells constitute one battery module, two or more battery modules are... Agent:

20140322581 - Cell block with cell fixation for a battery and method of assembling a cell block: A cell block (60) for a battery (1) and a method for assembling a cell block (60) having one or more battery cells (70), said cell block (60) having a box-shaped housing (61), which is open on one side, into which, the battery cells (70) are fitted through the open... Agent: Lisa Dr&#xe4 Xlmaier Gmbh

20140322584 - Aqueous electrolyte lithium sulfur batteries: Provided are lithium sulfur battery cells that use water as an electrolyte solvent. In various embodiments the water solvent enhances one or more of the following cell attributes: energy density, power density and cycle life. Significant cost reduction can also be realized by using an aqueous electrolyte in combination with... Agent:

20140322585 - Microporous membrane roll and method of manufacturing same: A microporous membrane roll includes cores formed in whole or in part from electrically conductive members, and microporous membranes wound around the cores. First and second surfaces of the microporous membranes are equivalently charged with antipolar charges. A method of manufacturing the microporous membrane roll includes diselectrifying the microporous membranes... Agent:

20140322586 - Separator for secondary battery comprising dual porous coating layer of inorganic particles with different surface characteristics, secondary battery comprising the same, and method of manufacturing the separator: The present disclosure relates to a separator for a secondary battery including a dual porous coating layer of inorganic particles with different surface characteristics, a secondary battery including the same, and a method of manufacturing the separator. According to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure, a separator including a... Agent:

20140322587 - Separator of lithium-ion-battery preparation and method thereof: The present disclosure relates to a separator of a lithium-ion battery and a preparation method thereof, the separator comprises a substrate membrane and a coating provided on a surface of the substrate membrane, the coating comprises ceramic particles, an adhesive and a solid polymer wax which has a melting point... Agent: Dongguan Amperex Technology Limited

20140322588 - Housing for a battery cell, comprising a paint coating for electrical insulation, battery cell, battery, and motor vehicle: A housing for a battery cell includes a paint coating for electrical insulation. The paint coating contains adhesive-containing particles, the adhesive of which can be activated under defined conditions. For example, the adhesive can be activated by pressure when clamping battery cells comprising such a housing, such that the friction... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140322589 - High-voltage storage device: The present invention refers to a high-voltage battery for power supply, particularly of an automotive vehicle, comprising: an energy storage module with a plurality of electrochemical storage cells and a wall accommodating the plurality of storage cells, each storage cell comprising at least two electric connection terminals, and an upper... Agent:

20140322590 - Reducing pouch thicknesses in battery cells for portable electronic devices: The disclosed embodiments provide a battery cell. The battery cell includes a set of layers including a cathode with an active coating, a separator, and an anode with an active coating. The battery cell also includes a pouch enclosing the layers, which contains a first layer of polyether ether ketone... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140322591 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: Disclosed is a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a non-aqueous electrolyte, and a battery case containing them. The negative electrode includes SiOx where 0.5<x<1.5, and a carbon material. The non-aqueous electrolyte includes a halogenated cyclic carbonate. A ratio of mass b of the halogenated... Agent:

20140322593 - Battery device and electronic apparatus: A battery charger includes a battery attachment section configured to have a rechargeable battery releasably attached thereto. The battery attachment section includes a flat attachment surface having a width corresponding to a width of a bottom surface of a case of the battery to be charged and a length greater... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140322592 - Method for preventing erroneous loading of component-to-be-loaded on main body side apparatus, component-to-be-loaded and battery pack: In case a similar component-to-be-loaded is erroneously loaded on a main body side apparatus, contact of terminals are avoided. To this end, a video camera (main body side apparatus) 1 has a main body side terminal 30, and a battery pack (component-to-be-loaded) 100 has a battery side terminal (component-to-be-loaded side... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140322594 - Battery parts having retaining and sealing features and associated methods of manufacture and use: Battery parts having retaining and sealing features and associated assemblies and methods are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a battery part includes a base portion that is configured to be embedded in battery container material of a corresponding battery container. The battery part and base portion include several torque resisting... Agent:

20140322596 - Additive for electrolyte of lithium battery, organic electrolytic solution comprising the same, and lithium battery using the organic electrolytic solution: In an aspect, an additive for an electrolyte of a lithium battery, the additive including a compound including at least three nitrile moieties is provided:... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140322595 - Preparation of high energy-density electrode materials for rechargeable magnesium batteries: An anode active material for a magnesium battery includes a Metal M which electrochemically alloys with magnesium, magnesium, and carbon that are ball milled forming an active material mixture. The mixture may be of the formula: MgaM1−a(0≦a<1)+Carbon wherein the mixture is ball milled and has a stoichiometric amount of M... Agent: Toyotal Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20140322597 - Metal-metal battery: An electrochemical cell includes a metal containing anode M′ capturing and releasing cations, a metal containing cathode M″ and an electrolyte including an anion X−and a cation M′+. During the charge process, the electrolyte allows reversible reactions wherein the anion dissociates from the electrolyte and reacts with the metal cathode... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20140322598 - Nickel-iron battery with high power: The present invention provides one with a Ni—Fe battery exhibiting enhanced power characteristics. The battery uses a particular electrolyte. The resulting characteristics of specific power and power density are much improved over conventional Ni—Fe batteries.... Agent: Encell Technology, Inc.

20140322599 - Non-aqueous electrolyte and electrochemical device comprising the same: Disclosed is an electrode comprising a coating layer formed partially or totally on a surface thereof, the coating layer comprising: (i) a reduced form of a first acrylate compound having one or two acryl groups; and (ii) a reduced form of a second acrylate compound having three or more acryl... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140322600 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery in accordance with the present invention is provided with an electrode body 20 including a positive electrode 30 and a negative electrode 50, and a nonaqueous electrode. The electrode body 20 is constituted by a plurality of different constituent members. At least two constituent members... Agent:

20140322601 - Anode active material for lithium secondary battery and lithum secondary battery comprising the same: The anode active material of the present invention comprises silicon-based particles obtained from at least one of silicon, a silicon oxide and a silicon alloy, and the silicon-based particles have a faceted shape, thereby providing high capacity and good life characteristics without causing any deterioration which has been generated in... Agent:

20140322602 - Electrode material, electrode-forming paste, electrode plate, lithium ion battery, and method of producing electrode material: An electrode material includes surface-coated LixAyDzPO4 particles that contain Fe on surfaces of LixAyDzPO4 (wherein A represents one or two or more elements selected from the group consisting of Co, Mn, Ni, Cu, and Cr; D represents one or two or more elements selected from the group consisting of Mg,... Agent: Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd.

20140322603 - Nanostructured materials for electrochemical conversion reactions: The disclosure is related to battery systems. More specifically, embodiments of the disclosure provide a nanostructured conversion material for use as the active material in battery cathodes. In an implementation, a nanostructured conversion material is a glassy material and includes a metal material, one or more oxidizing species, and a... Agent:

20140322604 - Electrode-active material, electrode material, electrode, lithium ion battery, and method of producing electrode material: An electrode-active material includes sulfur or a sulfur compound in particles represented by LixAyDzPO4 (wherein A represents one or two or more elements selected from the group consisting of Co, Mn, Ni, Fe, Cu, and Cr; D represents one or two or more elements selected from the group consisting of... Agent: Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd.

20140322605 - Mixed cathode active material having improved power characteristics and lithium secondary battery including the same: Provided are a mixed cathode active material having improved power characteristics and a lithium secondary battery including the same. More particularly, the present invention relates to a mixed cathode active material which may reduce the difference in operating voltage with respect to layered-structure lithium transition metal oxide and may consequently... Agent:

20140322606 - Anode active material, lithium secondary battery comprising the same, and method of manufacturing anode active material: The present disclosure relates to an anode active material comprising a composite of a core-shell structure, a lithium secondary battery comprising the same, and a method of manufacturing the anode active material. According to an aspect of the present disclosure, there is provided an anode active material of a core-shell... Agent:

20140322607 - Surface protected lithium-metal-oxide electrodes: A lithium-metal-oxide positive electrode having a layered or spinel structure for a non-aqueous lithium electrochemical cell and battery is disclosed comprising electrode particles that are protected at the surface from undesirable effects, such as electrolyte oxidation, oxygen loss or dissolution by one or more lithium-metal-polyanionic compounds, such as a lithium-metal-phosphate... Agent: Uchicago Argonne, LLC

20140322608 - Modified graphitic electrodes for electrochemical energy storage enhancement: A method of graphitic petal synthesis includes a step of providing a flexible carbon substrate, such as that including carbon microfibers. The method further includes the step of subjecting flexible carbon substrate to microwave plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition. The resulting synthesized graphitic petal structure may optionally be coated with... Agent: Purdue Research Foundation

20140322609 - Preparation method of lithium titanium composite oxide doped with dissimilar metal, and lithium titanium composite oxide doped with dissimilar metal prepared thereby: According to the present invention, the preparation method of a lithium titanium composite oxide doped with a dissimilar metal, and the lithium titanium composite oxide doped with a dissimilar metal prepared thereby allow sizes of primary particles to be finely controlled as compared with conventional lithium titanium composite oxide, and... Agent:

20140322611 - Anode active material having high capacity for lithium secondary battery, preparation thereof and lithium secondary battery comprising the same: The anode active material of the present invention comprises an amorphous SiOx C composite with a core-shell structure consisting of a core comprising particles of a silicon oxide (SiOx) free of Si crystals and a shell which is a coating layer formed on at least a part of the surface... Agent:

20140322610 - Lithium ion batteries using discrete carbon nanotubes, methods for production thereof and products obtained therefrom: Compositions, and methods of obtaining them, useful for lithium ion batteries comprising discrete oxidized carbon nanotubes having attached to their surface lithium ion active materials in the form of nanometer sized crystals or layers. The composition can further comprise graphene or oxygenated graphene.... Agent:

20140322612 - Li2s@c-coated lithium metal product, method for the production thereof, and use: A particulate lithium metal/lithium sulfide composite material, to a method for producing a Li2S@C-coated lithium metal product, and to the use of said lithium metal product. The particulate lithium metal/lithium sulfide composite material has a core-shell morphology, the shell of which is made of a lithium sulfide containing C and... Agent:

20140322613 - Electrode material, electrode, and lithium ion battery: An electrode material is provided in which a carbon coating film containing an ion-conductive material is formed on surfaces of electrode-active material particles, and at least a portion of a surface of the ion-conductive material is exposed without being coated with the carbon coating film or the ion-conductive material is... Agent:

20140322614 - Long cycle life lithium sulfur electrochemical cells: A sulfur-based cathode for use in an electrochemical cell is disclosed. The sulfur is sequestered to the cathode to enhance cycle lifetime for the cathode and the cell. An exemplary sulfur-based cathode is coupled with a solid polymer electrolyte instead of a conventional liquid electrolyte. The dry, solid polymer electrolyte... Agent: Seeo, Inc

20140322615 - Lithium ion secondary battery: It is an object of this exemplary embodiment to provide a lithium ion secondary battery using a positive electrode active material having an operating potential of 4.5 V or more, the lithium ion secondary battery having excellent high temperature cycle characteristics. This exemplary embodiment is a lithium ion secondary battery... Agent:

20140322616 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution for secondary batteries, and lithium ion secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte solution for secondary batteries, comprising a lithium salt (total number of moles of lithium atoms: NLi) and a liquid composition, wherein the liquid composition comprises a specific fluorinated solvent (α) and a cyclic carboxylic acid ester compound (total number of moles: NA), and may contain a specific... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited

20140322617 - Printed biofuel cells: Methods, systems, and devices are disclosed for implementing a biofuel cell device for extracting energy from a biofuel. In one aspect, a biofuel cell device includes a substrate, an anode including a catalyst to facilitate the conversion of a fuel in a biological fluid in an oxidative process that releases... Agent:

20140322618 - Fluorinated derivatives of meldrum's acid, a method for the preparation of the same, and their use as a solvent additive: Disclosed are certain fluorinated derivatives of Meldrum's acid as novel compounds, preparation methods for the same, their use in Li ion batteries, Li air batteries and Li sulphur batteries as well as solvent compositions, electrolyte compositions and respective batteries containing them.... Agent:

20140322620 - Compact safety type fuel cell system: This invention provides a compact safety type fuel cell system, including an enclosure and the electronic control system, electric isolation board, gas isolation board, fuel cell stack system, hydrogen delivery device installed in the enclosure. The electric isolation board divides the inside of the enclosure into electronic control system space... Agent: Infintium Fuel Cell Systems (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

20140322619 - Fuel cell system: According to an embodiment, a fuel cell system includes an anode supply circuit is configured for delivering an anode source fluid to anode components. The anode supply circuit includes a primary supply path, a desulfurizer situated along the primary supply path, and a pre-reformer downstream of the desulfurizer and upstream... Agent:

20140322621 - Fuel cell system blower configuration: An exemplary fuel cell system includes a cell stack assembly having a plurality of cathode components and a plurality of anode components. A first reactant blower has an outlet situated to provide a first reactant to the cathode components. A second reactant blower has an outlet situated to provide a... Agent: Ballard Power Systems Inc.

20140322622 - Method for preparing a supported ruthenium catalyst: In a method of preparing a ruthenium-containing catalyst on a non-conductive metal oxide support comprises dissolving one or more ruthenium precursor compounds in an liquid organic polyol, combining the thus obtained solution with (a) nano-powder(s) of one or more metal oxides in a ratio of moles metal oxide(s) to moles... Agent: Cellera, Inc.

20140322623 - Fuel cell system and control method of fuel cell system: Provided is a fuel cell system capable of achieving both of improving purge efficiency and preventing deterioration of the fuel cell, and a control method of the fuel cell system. The fuel cell system includes a circulation rate adjusting unit that adjusts a circulation rate of a circulation gas, a... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140322624 - Fuel cell system and method for operating the same: A fuel cell system includes a stack; an antifreezing heater; a surplus power heater; a switching unit; and an electric power conversion unit. Where a first supply path denotes a power supply path from a system power supply to the antifreezing heater, a second supply path denotes a power supply... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140322625 - Systems and methods to monitor and control a flow of air within a fuel cell stack: Disclosed herein are systems and methods for monitoring and controlling a flow of air within a fuel cell stack. The fuel cell stack may include an air supply path to conduct a flow of air through the fuel cell. Sensors may be configured to determine parameters associated with the air... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140322626 - Fuel cell stack: In a fuel cell stack, fuel cells are stacked together in a stacking direction, and the stacked fuel cells are placed in a casing. An upper side panel of the casing includes an outer plate and an inner plate which are joined together. Flat plate members are interposed between the... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140322627 - Fuel cell: A power generation unit of a fuel cell includes a first metal separator, a first membrane electrode assembly, a second metal separator, a second membrane electrode assembly, and a third metal separator. The first metal separator includes first ridges for positioning the first membrane electrode assembly. The second metal separator... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140322628 - Polymer electrolyte membrane, membrane electrode assembly using same and polymer electrolyte fuel cell: The polymer electrolyte membrane includes a block copolymer containing each one or more of: a segment (A1) containing anionic group; and a segment (A2) not containing an ionic group. The polymer electrolyte membrane forms a co-continuous (M1) or lamellar phase-separated (M2) structure, and gives a crystallization heat quantity of 0.1... Agent:

20140322629 - Nitrate reduction method, nitrate reduction catalyst, nitrate reduction electrode, fuel cell, and water treatment apparatus: A nitrate reduction method in accordance with the present invention reduces at least one type of nitrates and nitrites in a presence of a carbon-based material containing at least one selected from a group consisting of graphite, graphene, and amorphous carbon.... Agent:

20140322630 - Method for enhancing current throughput in an electrochemical system: An electrochemical system with reduced limiting-current behavior is disclosed. The electrochemical system is useful for fuel cells and bio-sensors. In part, the invention relates a method of reducing or eliminating limiting-current behavior in the operation electrochemical systems, in particular those with ion-selective membrane or electrochemical electrodes, by spatially reducing the... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20140322631 - Precious metal oxide catalyst for water electrolysis: The invention is directed to precious metal oxide catalysts, particularly to iridium oxide based catalysts for use as anode catalysts in PEM water electrolysis and other applications. The composite catalyst materials comprise iridium oxide (IrO2) and optionally ruthenium oxide (RuO2) in combination with an inorganic oxide (for example TiO2, Al2O3,... Agent:

20140322632 - Electrode for electrochemistry and manufacturing method for the same: e

20140322633 - Solid oxide fuel cell comprising reaction preventing layer and method for manufacturing same: The present invention relates to a solid oxide fuel cell which can improve the overall performance of the cell and obtain durability and reliability, and the invention provides a solid oxide fuel cell comprising a reaction preventing layer and a method for manufacturing the same, wherein an anode, an electrolyte,... Agent: Posco

  
10/23/2014 > 76 patent applications in 49 patent subcategories.

20140315046 - Microbial power generation device, electrode for microbial power generation device, and method for producing same: Provided are a microbial power generation device, an electrode for the microbial power generation device, preparing methods of the same, an electric power producing method using microbes and a selective culture method of the microbes used for the electric power producing method capable of improving electric power production capacity and... Agent: National University Corporation Toyohashi University Of Technology

20140315047 - System of power batteries for determining the impedance of a stage: An accumulator battery system has stages, a power connection, a controller, and circuits. The stages are series-connected. Each has an electrochemical accumulator and a switch. A power connection connects a load to the stages. Each the circuit is associated with a stage. Each circuit generates a voltage variation at terminals... Agent:

20140315048 - Battery module and control method thereof: A battery module including a battery pack including positive and negative electrodes, a first main relay and a second main relay electrically coupled to the positive and negative electrodes of the battery pack, and a master battery management system electrically coupled to the first main relay and the second main... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140315049 - Electrolyte fluid metering device for lithium cells: A battery system includes at least one lithium cell with an electrolyte having at least one polymer which is configured to be impregnated with an electrolyte fluid. In order to increase the capacity, the life and the safety of the battery system, the battery system further includes at least one... Agent:

20140315050 - Vent and cap assembly of power battery: The present disclosure provides a vent and a cap assembly of a power battery. The vent comprises a vent body and a vent body protective sheath having a wall portion and a hollow portion, the vent body is fixedly connected to a lower portion of the wall portion and sealing... Agent: Ningde Amperex Technology Limited

20140315057 - Battery pack of compact structure: Disclosed herein is a battery pack including a battery module including a cell module stack having a structure in which a plurality of cell modules, each of which includes a battery cell mounted in a cartridge, is vertically stacked, a lower end plate to support a lower end of the... Agent:

20140315052 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including: an electrode assembly including a negative electrode and a positive electrode; a case receiving the electrode assembly; a terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly and protruding outside the case; a current collecting member electrically connecting the terminal and the electrode assembly to each other; and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140315053 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly that performs a charge and discharge operation; a case that houses the electrode assembly; a cap plate coupled to an opening of the case; an electrode terminal installed in the cap plate; and a lead tab that connects the electrode assembly to the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140315054 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery having an electrode assembly including a first electrode, and a second electrode, a case receiving the electrode assembly, a cap plate coupled with the case, a first electrode terminal electrically connected with the first electrode, and a cap connection member connecting the first electrode terminal and the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140315055 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including: an electrode assembly; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; a cap plate covering an opening of the case; an electrode terminal on the cap plate; and a lead tab connecting the electrode assembly to the electrode terminal, and including a fuse, the fuse including a plurality... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140315051 - Rechargeable battery module: A rechargeable battery module includes a plurality of rechargeable batteries, each of the rechargeable batteries including an electrode assembly including a positive electrode and a negative electrode, and a first electrode terminal and a second electrode terminal connected to the electrode assembly, and a bus bar electrically connecting the rechargeable... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140315056 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; a cap plate sealing the case and having an inversion plate; and an insulation plate having a short-circuit hole generally corresponding to the inversion plate and an air opening spaced from the short-circuit hole and fluidly connected... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140315059 - Controlled erosion systems producing electric energy: The disclosed embodiments relate to systems that produce electric energy.... Agent:

20140315058 - Rechargeable battery having minute current transporting member: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly comprising a positive electrode and a negative electrode; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; and a cap assembly combined to the case and electrically connected to the electrode assembly, wherein the cap assembly comprises a first member and a second member that are... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140315060 - Battery system and method of producing an electrically conductive connection between a cell connector and an electronic unit of a battery system: A battery system and a method for producing an electrically conductive connection. The battery system includes a plurality of cells that are arranged in at least in one stack, an electronic unit, and a conductor. First contact members arranged on the first contacting element are to at least one of... Agent: Magna Steyr Battery Systems Gmbh & Co Og

20140315061 - Rechargeable lithium ion button cell battery: A rechargeable lithium ion button cell battery having a sealed housing comprises an inner casing and an outer casing, both casings have at least one flat area as top or bottom of the battery, and a round or oval sidewall vertically formed to the flat area. An insulation gasket is... Agent:

20140315062 - Reserve battery having good low temperature property: There is provided a reserve battery activated by shock application of hitting means and having good operational feature at low temperature, comprising: a frame forming exterior case; an ampoule disposed inside the frame, containing an electrolyte solution and formed of membrane at the portion where the hitting means applies hitting;... Agent: Seju Engineering Co., Ltd

20140315063 - Automotive thermal ballast battery: The invention is a large secondary cell. A fluid conduit passes through the cell. A fluid mass flowing within the conduit is used as a heat transfer medium in a vehicle battery pack to slow the temperature rise rate of the battery pack cathodes.... Agent:

20140315064 - Vehicle battery unit: A battery unit includes a battery and a battery case which accommodates the battery and which is disposed underneath a floor panel FP, and cooling air is introduced from an air intake port to cool the battery. In the battery case, a cooling space C which communicates with the air... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140315065 - Battery separator: A battery separator includes a microporous polyolefin membrane and a modifying porous layer laminated on at least one surface of the microporous polyolefin membrane, wherein the microporous polyolefin membrane comprises a polyethylene resin, and the modifying porous layer is laminated on at least one surface of the microporous polyolefin membrane... Agent: Toray Battery Separator Film Co., Ltd.

20140315066 - Electrolyte batteries: The invention relates to an electrolyte battery electrode component having a layer having a surface adjoined by electrolyte in the battery and provided with a fluid-conducting channel structure. In this context, it is envisaged that through the fluid-conducting structure has channels having channel depths in the range from 10 to... Agent: Karlsruher Institut Fur Technologie

20140315067 - Methods of making microporous polymeric membranes and the use of such membranes as battery separator film: A method of producing a microporous membrane includes combining at least a first polyethylene and a first diluent; combining at least a second polyethylene and a second diluent; combining at least a third polyethylene and a third diluent; forming from the combined polyethylenes and diluents a multi-layer extrudate having a... Agent: Toray Battery Separator Film Co., Ltd.

20140315068 - Non-aqueous secondary battery separator and non-aqueous secondary battery: The present invention provides a separator for a non-aqueous secondary battery, including a porous substrate and an adhesive porous layer that is formed at at least one side of the porous substrate and contains the following polyvinylidene fluoride-based resin A and the following polyvinylidene fluoride-based resin B. (1) Polyvinylidene fluoride... Agent: Teijin Limited

20140315069 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a plurality of battery modules; a housing accommodating the plurality of battery modules therein, and having an opened top; a controller on the plurality of battery modules inside the housing; and an isolation portion located between the plurality of battery modules and the controller.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140315070 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells arranged in a same direction and a same orientation; and a housing portion disposed on the outer surfaces of the plurality of battery cells. In the battery module, the housing portion includes a reinforcing plate positioned between at least two of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140315071 - Electric storage device, and electric storage apparatus: An electric storage device according to the present invention includes a case having a case body and a cover plate, the cover plate has a projection to be inserted into the opening of the case body, the projection is in contact with or adjacent to the inner surface of the... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140315072 - Sealed lithium secondary battery and method of manufacturing same: The invention provides a method capable of more simply and easily mass-producing sealed lithium secondary batteries having a stable battery performance. This method of manufacturing a sealed lithium secondary battery having an electrode assembly, an electrolyte solution and a sealable metallic or nonmetallic hard case of a given shape includes... Agent:

20140315073 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a plurality of electrode assemblies; a current collector plate electrically connecting the plurality of electrode assemblies; a case accommodating the plurality of electrode assemblies; and a cap plate sealing the case, wherein the current collector plate has a resistance increasing unit thereon to increase the resistance... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140315074 - Battery cell for secondary battery and battery pack having the same: Provided are a battery cell for a secondary battery and a battery pack having the same, and more particularly, a battery cell for a secondary battery including a case having an electrode assembly space having the same shape as an electrode assembly, and a battery pack having the same.... Agent: Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.

20140315075 - Feedthrough device: In a feedthrough device and method of assembly thereof, a body has longitudinally spaced first and second end faces and an inner surface defining a longitudinally extending opening. A conductor extends within the opening and an insulator extends within the opening transversely intermediate the conductor and the inner surface of... Agent:

20140315076 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly for performing charging and discharging operations, a case accommodating the electrode assembly, a cap plate coupled to an opening of the case, an electrode terminal installed on the cap plate, and a lead tab connecting the electrode assembly to the electrode terminal, the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140315077 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly including a first electrode and a second electrode; a case receiving the electrode assembly; and at least one block layer between the case and the electrode assembly, wherein the block layer is made of a fiber material.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140315078 - Cathode active material for lithium secondary battery: Disclosed is a lithium secondary battery, which is low in capacity loss after overdischarge, having excellent capacity restorability after overdischarge and shows an effect of preventing a battery from swelling at a high temperature.... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140315079 - Method for preparing pentacyclic anion salt: A method for preparing an imidazole compound with the following formula: wherein Rf is a fluorinated alkyl group comprising between 1 and 5 carbon atoms, said method including: (a) the reaction of the diaminomaleonitrile with the following formula: with the compound with the following formula: wherein Y represents a chlorine... Agent:

20140315080 - Method for manufacturing a polymer electrolyte separator and polymer electrolyte separator therefrom: The invention pertains to a process for manufacturing a polymer electrolyte separator based on a fluoropolymer hybrid organic/inorganic composite, said process comprising: (i) providing a mixture of: —at least one fluoropolymer comprising recurring units derived from at least one (meth)acrylic monomer [monomer (MA)] of formula (I): wherein each of R1,... Agent:

20140315081 - Composite electrode material for lithium ion battery and preparation method thereof: The invention provides a composite electrode material for a lithium ion battery. The composite electrode material includes an electrode material and a conductive polymer. The conductive polymer coats the surface of the electrode material with a thickness of several nano-meter level. The electrode material is a positive electrode material or... Agent:

20140315082 - Composite conductive electrode and manufacturing method thereof: The present disclosure relates to a composite conductive electrode and a manufacturing method thereof, belonging to the field of vanadium battery manufacturing. The method comprises: selecting a carbon felt as a conductive substrate, selecting a conductive resin as the connecting substance for spaces in the carbon felt so as to... Agent: Shenzhen Jinfan Power Co., Ltd.

20140315083 - Graphene coating modified electrode plate for lithium secondary battery and method for producing the same: The present invention provides a graphene coating-modified electrode plate for lithium secondary battery, characterized in that, the electrode plate comprises a current collector foil, graphene layers coated on both surfaces of the current collector foil, and electrode active material layers coated on the graphene layers. A graphene coating-modified electrode plate... Agent: Ningbo Institute Of Material Technology And Engineering, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

20140315085 - Batteries with nanostructured electrodes and associated methods: Several embodiments related to batteries having electrodes with nanostructures, compositions of such nanostructures, and associated methods of making such electrodes are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a method for producing an anode suitable for a lithium-ion battery comprising preparing a surface of a substrate material and forming a plurality of... Agent: Washington State University

20140315084 - Method and apparatus for energy storage: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, apparatus is provided comprising first and second electrodes, first and second current collectors, an electrolyte, and a first contact layer; wherein the electrolyte is configured to separate the first and second electrodes; and wherein the first contact layer is configured... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20140315086 - Positively charged silicon for lithium-ion batteries: This invention relates to a negative electrode material for lithium-ion batteries comprising silicon and having a chemically treated or coated surface influencing the zeta potential of the surface. The active material consists of particles or particles and wires comprising a core (11) comprising silicon, wherein the particles have a positive... Agent:

20140315088 - Electrode including current collector with nano-scale coating and method of making the same: Current collectors and methods are provided that relate to electrodes that are useful in electrochemical cells. The provided current collectors include a metallic substrate, a substantially uniform nano-scale carbon coating, and an active electrode material. The coating has a maximum thickness of less than about 200 nanometers.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140315087 - Positive active material, method of preparing the same, and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: A method of preparing a positive active material for a rechargeable lithium battery includes dry-coating a surface of a material capable of doping and dedoping lithium with a carbon nanotube.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140315090 - Lithium ion secondary battery: m

20140315089 - Positive active material, method of preparing the same, and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: A method of manufacturing a positive active material includes dry-coating a surface of a material represented by LiaNixCoyMnzO2, where 0.90≦a≦1.11, 0.5≦x<1.0, 0<y≦0.5, and 0<z≦0.5, and x+y+z=1, with a carbon material.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140315091 - Secondary battery and a method for fabricating the same: The adhesion between metal foil serving as a current collector and a negative electrode active material is increased to enable long-term reliability. An electrode active material layer (including a negative electrode active material or a positive electrode active material) is formed over a base, a metal film is formed over... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20140315092 - Methods and systems for making an electrode free from a polymer binder: The disclosure describes an exemplary binding layer formed on Aluminum (Al) substrate that binds the substrate with a coated material. Additionally, an extended form of the binding layer is described. By making a solution containing Al-transition metal elements-P—O, the solution can be used in slurry making (the slurry contains active... Agent:

20140315093 - Use and fabrication of microscaffolds and nanoscaffolds: A scaffold includes struts that intersect at nodes. In some instances, a cross section of the cores has at least one dimension less than 100 microns. The core can be a solid, liquid or a gas. In some instances, one or more shell layers are positioned on the core.... Agent: California Institute Of Technology

20140315095 - Collector, electrode structure, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, and electrical storage device: A current collector with improved electrochemical stability having a conductive resin layer formed thereon is provided. The current collector 3 of the present embodiment is structured by forming a conductive resin layer 1 on at least one side of a conductive substrate 2. Here, the conductive resin layer 1 contains... Agent: Uacj Corporation

20140315094 - Current collector, electrode structure, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, electrical storage device, and nitrocellulose resin material: A current collector which is suitable for discharging and charging at a large current density is provided. The present invention provides a current collector including a conductive substrate and a conductive resin layer provided on one side or both sides of the conductive substrate. The conductive resin layer contains a... Agent: Uacj Corporation

20140315097 - Asymmetric battery having a semi-solid cathode and high energy density anode: Embodiments described herein relate generally to devices, systems and methods of producing high energy density batteries having a semi-solid cathode that is thicker than the anode. An electrochemical cell can include a positive electrode current collector, a negative electrode current collector and an ion-permeable membrane disposed between the positive electrode... Agent: 24m Technologies, Inc.

20140315096 - Clay- based energy storage compositions for high temperature applications: In some embodiments, the present disclosure pertains to energy storage compositions that comprise a clay and an ionic liquid. In some embodiments, the clay is a bentonite clay and the ionic liquid is a room temperature ionic liquid (RTIL). In some embodiments, the clay and the ionic liquid are present... Agent: William Marsh Rice University

20140315098 - Solid electrolyte microparticle production method: A method for producing solid electrolyte microparticles includes steps of: a preparation step of preparing a solid electrolyte solution by dissolving a solid electrolyte material in a good solvent; and a precipitation step of precipitating solid electrolyte microparticles by mixing the solid electrolyte solution into a poor solvent whose solubility... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140315099 - Zinc secondary battery: Provide is a zinc secondary battery capable of preventing a short circuit between the positive and negative electrodes caused by zinc dendrites. The zinc secondary battery of the present invention comprises a positive electrode; a negative electrode containing zinc; an electrolytic solution in which the positive electrode and the negative... Agent:

20140315100 - Rechargeable lithium-sulfur battery having a high capacity and long cycle life: A rechargeable lithium-sulfur cell comprising an anode, a separator and/or electrolyte, a sulfur cathode, an optional anode current collector, and an optional cathode current collector, wherein the cathode comprises (a) exfoliated graphite worms that are interconnected to form a porous, conductive graphite flake network comprising pores having a size smaller... Agent:

20140315101 - Low internal resistance beta - and beta\" - alumina electrolyte produced via vapor phase method: A process for making a solid electrolyte for an electrochemical cell. The process includes providing a multilayer material having a porous layer and a nonporous layer, the nonporous layer containing a first oxide selected from alpha-alumina, gamma-alumina, alpha-gallium oxide, and/or combinations thereof. In addition, an alkali-metal oxide vapor is provided... Agent:

20140315102 - Electrode material and lithium ion battery using same: An electrode material including at least one of sulfur and a compound that contains a sulfur atom, a conductive material, and a solid electrolyte that contains a lithium atom, a phosphorous atom and a sulfur atom, wherein the solid electrolyte has at least one of a peak at 86.1±0.6 ppm... Agent: Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.

20140315103 - Solid electrolyte: A solid electrolyte including as constituent components, lithium, phosphorous and sulfur; wherein, in the 31P-NMR, the solid electrolyte has a peak (first peak) in a region of 81.0 ppm or more and 88.0 ppm or less, the solid electrolyte does not have a peak in regions other than the region... Agent: Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.

20140315104 - Lithium battery electrodes containing lithium oxalate: Cathodes for lithium batteries contain a lithium-manganese cathodic material and from 0.5 to 20% by weight of lithium oxalate. Batteries containing the electrodes tend to exhibit high cycling capacities.... Agent:

20140315106 - Air battery: An air battery includes a cathode layer and an anode layer sandwiching an electrolyte layer, and an electrically insulative outer case. The cathode layer has a cathode member, a cathode current collector and a liquid tight/gas permeable member. The cathode layer is provided with a contact member between the outer... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20140315105 - Cathode for lithium-air battery, method of manufacturing the same, and lithium-air battery comprising the same: This invention relates to a cathode for a lithium-air battery, a method of manufacturing the same and a lithium-air battery including the same. The method of manufacturing the cathode for a lithium-air battery includes 1) stirring a cobalt salt, triethanolamine and distilled water, thus preparing a cobalt solution, 2) electroplating... Agent: Korea Institute Of Energy Research

20140315107 - Metal-air battery: Provided is a metal-air battery which has higher discharge capacity than conventional metal-air batteries. The present invention is a metal-air battery, which comprises a positive electrode layer, a negative electrode layer and an electrolyte layer that is arranged between the positive electrode layer and the negative electrode layer, and wherein... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140315108 - Hydrogen fuel cell and system thereof, and method for dynamic variable humidity control: Disclosed are a hydrogen fuel cell and system thereof, and a method for dynamic variable humidity control; the hydrogen fuel cell includes a fuel cell stack assembly and an outside plate gas distribution device; the fuel cell stack assembly is encapsulated with a hard housing; the outside plate gas distribution... Agent:

20140315109 - Humidification device, in particular for a fuel cell: A humidifier has a moisture exchanger with at least one water-permeable membrane as well as a humidifier device with a moisture reservoir which is positioned in the flow path of the moisture exchanger.... Agent: Mann+hummel Gmbh

20140315110 - Method for operating a fuel cell: A method for operating a fuel cell system involves operating the fuel cell with recirculation of anode exhaust gas below a predefined maximum load limit of the fuel cell and operating the fuel cell without recirculation of the anode exhaust gas between the load limit and the full load of... Agent: Daimler Ag

20140315112 - Solid-oxide fuel cell system, and method for starting same: During system start-up in S11, an ATR process begins, and the hydrogen-enriched fuel gas is generated by the autothermal reaction. In S12, a cell temperature T is compared to a minimum reduction start temperature T1 of the cell support and, in the case of T≧T1, the process proceeds to S13.... Agent:

20140315111 - Solid-oxide fuel-cell system and startup-control method for same: An object of the invention is to improve durability of a SOFC system and secure favorable power generation performance during the actual useful service period of the system. In the SOFC system, a fuel gas flow rate to a fuel cell stack is set at F1 at the time of... Agent:

20140315113 - Flow battery with enhanced durability: A flow battery includes at least one electrochemical cell that has a first electrode, a second electrode spaced apart from the first electrode and a separator arranged between the first electrode and the second electrode. A first storage portion and a second storage portion are respectively fluidly connected with the... Agent:

20140315114 - Method and regulation apparatus for operating a fuel cell or a fuel cell stack: Disclosed is method of operating a fuel cell which can output an electrical maximum power dependent on the operating temperature for a given fuel gas flow, and which exhibits aging in dependence on the operating duration which brings about an increase of the electrical internal resistance with progressive operating duration.... Agent: Hexis Ag

20140315115 - Anion binder for solid alkaline fuel cell, method of preparing the same and membrane-electrode assembly: The present invention concerns the preparation of an anion binder for a solid alkaline fuel cell which enhances durability to electrochemical reactions and makes the production of electrode slurry easy. A method of preparing an anion binder for a solid alkaline fuel cell includes: (A) mixing an electrolytic monomer of... Agent:

20140315117 - Ion-conducting membrane: An ion-conducting membrane including a first layer and a second layer, wherein the first layer includes a perfluorosulphonic acid polymer and the second layer includes a sulphonated hydrocarbon polymer, characterised in that the ion-conducting membrane has a total thickness of from 5 μm to 50 μm and the second layer... Agent:

20140315116 - Solid oxide fuel cell: A solid oxide fuel cell includes a cathode, and an anode, and a solid electrolyte layer disposed between the cathode and the anode. The cathode includes a complex oxide having a perovskite structure expressed by the general formula ABO3. A standard deviation value for the atomic percentage of respective elements... Agent:

20140315118 - Polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell including complex catalyst and method for producing the complex catalyst: A polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell is provided. The polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell includes a phosphoric acid-doped polyimidazole electrolyte membrane and a complex catalyst. In the complex catalyst, an alloy or mixture of a metal and a chalcogen element is supported on a carbon carrier. The polymer electrolyte membrane... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20140315119 - Highly conductive anion-exchange composite membrane with crosslinked polymer electrolyte for alkaline fuel cell and method for preparing the same: Disclosed are a new method for preparing a highly conductive anion-exchange composite membrane with a crosslinked polymer electrolyte for an alkaline fuel cell and a composite membrane prepared by the same. The method includes (A) mixing (vinylbenzyl)trimethylammonium chloride, 1,3,5-triacryloylhexahydro-1,3,5-triazine, and a mixed solution of deionized water and dimethyl formamide at... Agent:

20140315120 - Substrate with approximately vertically aligned carbon nanotubes: An object of the present invention is to provide a substrate with approximately vertically aligned carbon nanotubes, the carbon nanotubes configured to have excellent transferability and be able to transfer a carbon nanotube layer that is more uniform in thickness than ever before. Disclosed is a substrate with approximately vertically... Agent:

20140315121 - Method for the preparation of catalyst-coated membranes method for the preparation of catalyst-coated membranes: The present invention is directed to a method for preparing an integral 3-layer catalyst-coated membrane (CCM) for use in electrochemical cells, e.g. PEM (polymer-electrolyte membrane) fuel cells. The process comprising the steps of preparing a first catalyst layer on a supporting substrate, subsequently coating the first catalyst layer with an... Agent:

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