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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process

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12/04/2014 > 118 patent applications in 74 patent subcategories.

20140356651 - Battery pack including fluid resistant over mold: A battery pack for supplying energy to propel a vehicle is disclosed. In one example, a battery pack includes a thermoplastic over mold for providing resistance to liquid is disclosed. The battery pack may have increased resistance to battery pack degradation.... Agent:

20140356650 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell which generates electrical energy by reacting a hydrogen gas from a hydrogen gas supply source and an oxidizing agent gas from an oxidizing agent gas supply source, a hydrogen circulating pump which is provided in a hydrogen circulation path and transfers hydrogen... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20140356652 - Battery thermal management system for electrified vehicle: A battery module according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a battery cell, a plate adjacent to the battery cell and a heat pipe attached to the plate and containing a first heat transfer medium. A manifold is connected to the heat pipe and... Agent:

20140356654 - Hybrid molten/solid sodium anode for room/intermediate temperature electric vehicle battery: A hybrid battery with a sodium anode is designed for use at a range of temperatures where the sodium is solid and where the sodium is molten. When the battery is at colder temperatures or when the vehicle is idle and needs to be “started,” the anode will be solid... Agent: Ceramatec, Inc.

20140356653 - Method and device for increasing safety when using battery systems and bursting discs: Method for increasing safety when using bursting discs (BV), wherein the bursting disc (BV) is suitable for releasing gas in a controlled manner from battery systems (B), wherein a signal, in particular a warning signal, is generated in dependence upon the spatial change at least of one site on the... Agent:

20140356655 - Battery packaging material and battery: A battery packaging material 1 of this invention has a stretched heat-resistant resin film layer as an outer layer 2 which is laminated and integrated on one surface of an aluminum foil layer 4 through a first adhesive layer 5; and a non-stretched thermoplastic resin film layer which is laminated... Agent: Showa Denko Packaging Co., Ltd.

20140356658 - Battery heating element: A battery heating system for electronic devices includes a battery that powers an electronic device and a heating element adjacent to the battery. The heating element is configured to emit heat to the battery. The heating element is further configured to be activated by the electronic device. The heating element... Agent: Legends

20140356657 - Battery pack and battery pack apparatus: The battery pack includes battery cells, bus bars provided for electrical connection among the battery cells, a fluid device that passes a heat transfer medium for exchanging beat with the bus bars or the battery cells, and a control device that obtains data on the bus bars or the battery... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140356656 - Intelligent battery management system and method for optimizing battery set to the best performance: This innovation is related to intelligent battery management system and method for optimizing the battery set to the best performance. The management system is supported by a cutting-edge method and corresponding embodiment, which can automatically re-combine batteries in a battery set in parallel connection or in series connection or in... Agent:

20140356659 - Battery clamping device, battery heating device, battery drying device, battery cooling device and method for manufacturing battery: A battery clamping device includes: interposition member configured to be interposed between rectangular parallelepiped batteries such that interposition member is stacked with a plurality of the batteries alternately; clamping portion configured to clamp by pressing the stacked batteries and interposition member in a stacking direction of the batteries and the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140356660 - Battery cooling apparatus: A battery cooling apparatus includes a case for housing battery cells and a fan device disposed in the case for blowing air through a circulation passage to cool the battery cells. The case includes a discharge passage which makes communication between inside and outside of the case to allow part... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140356661 - Battery module assembly and electric vehicle comprising same: The present invention relates to a battery module assembly comprising: a plurality of unit cells; a central cartridge having a space for accommodating the plurality of unit cells; an upper cover for dissipating the heat from the uppermost unit cell among the plurality of unit cells; a lower cover for... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140356662 - 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, the second battery module group being aligned with the first battery module group, a guide member between the first and second battery module groups,... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140356663 - Flow battery systems: Embodiments of the invention generally provide for flow battery cells and systems containing a plurality of flow battery cells, and methods for improving metal plating within the flow battery cell, such as by flowing and exposing the catholyte to various types of cathodes. In one embodiment, a flow battery cell... Agent:

20140356664 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells aligned in one direction, the plurality of battery cells being adjacent to each other along a first direction, a pair of side plates spaced apart from each other along a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, the plurality of aligned... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140356665 - Battery pack: A battery pack may include a drainage device provided at a bottom portion of the housing case. The drainage device may include a drain hole communicating between the inside and the outside of the housing case, so that water introduced into the housing case is discharged to the outside of... Agent: Makita Corporation

20140356666 - Battery case and vehicle: A battery case within which a battery is housed includes a first layer that is made of metal, a second layer that is made of heat insulating material, and a third layer that is made of phase-change heat storage material. The second layer is closer to the battery than the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140356667 - Auxiliary battery device for electronic device: An auxiliary battery device for an electronic device includes: one or more auxiliary battery bodies; first and second coupling units provided on front and rear surfaces of the bodies to couple or separate the auxiliary battery bodies according to rotation of the auxiliary battery bodies; and one or more connection... Agent:

20140356669 - Battery module: A battery pack includes a second case coupled to a first case. The first case has an opening and includes a battery module, and the second case covers the opening in the first case. The second case moves between open and closed states relative to the opening in the first... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140356670 - Battery system for electrical devices: A battery system for electrical devices, a battery, a battery loading system may be provided. The battery system may comprise a battery container with an inlet channel for a serially inserting multiple batteries with substantially identical shape into the battery container, and a battery holder with a holding mechanism to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140356671 - Integration of a voltage sense trace fuse into a battery interconnect board: A battery pack, an integrated device for sensing individual battery voltage in a battery pack and a method of forming an integrated voltage-sensing circuit for use in a battery-powered automobile propulsion system. The integrated voltage-sensing circuit includes a busbar, a terminal pin and a voltage-sensing fuse electrically disposed between the... Agent:

20140356668 - Rechargeable battery module: A rechargeable battery module includes a plurality of unit cells including rechargeable batteries and adjacently disposed, at least one bus bar connecting electrode terminals of adjacent unit cells of the plurality of unit cells, and a cover configured to cover the plurality of unit cells, the cover including a coupling... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140356674 - Anode for lithium secondary battery and lithium ion secondary battery including the same: Provided are an anode for a secondary battery including an anode collector, an anode active material coated on the anode collector, and a non-coating portion (anode tab) which protrudes from one side of the anode collector and is not coated with an anode active material, wherein the anode includes a... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140356672 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a battery cell and a frame having an opening in which the battery cell is installed, an edge of the opening including a support portion contacting a side of the battery cell, the support portion having a surface corresponding to a surface of the battery cells.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140356673 - Secondary battery: There is provided a secondary battery which can implement a high-density electrode plate and prevent fracture of the electrode plate. The secondary battery includes a metallic base material, a first active material coated on one surface of the metallic base material, and a second active material coated on the other... Agent: Samsung Sdl Co., Ltd.

20140356676 - Battery cell storage apparatus and storage apparatus transport system: A battery cell storage apparatus includes a plurality of sheet-formed middle plates, a plurality of middle plate holding members and a fixing member. The plurality of sheet-formed middle plates are aligned so as to store flat cells therebetween. The plurality of middle plate holding members are aligned in a direction... Agent: Automotive Energy Supply Corporation

20140356675 - Battery module including a flexible member: Provided is a battery module including a flexible member including: a housing; at least one separation wall partitioning an inside of the housing into a predetermined number of separated spaces; at least two unit battery cells including a case, a battery cell included in the case, and negative and positive... Agent:

20140356678 - Battery holder and isolation assembly: A battery holder for securing a battery to a vehicle and for mechanically isolating the battery from the vehicle is provided. The battery holder includes a vehicle mounting plate, a lower battery containment plate, an upper battery containment plate, a number of spacer rods, and a number of shock absorbing... Agent: King Products, LLC

20140356677 - Battery storage structure: A battery storage structure includes a battery storage portion, a battery terminal, a separate member, and an overhang portion. The battery storage portion includes a bottom surface portion and peripheral wall portion extending from the perimeter of the bottom surface portion in a direction that intersects with the bottom surface... Agent: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20140356680 - Methods and systems for supporting a battery: A battery support includes a base having an upper surface and a lower surface, a spine extending downwardly from and axially along the base such that at least a portion of the base is cantilevered from the spine, and at least one rib extending downwardly from the base and laterally... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140356679 - Storage system for passenger vehicle: A passenger vehicle is provided with a seating row that is oriented in a passenger compartment forward of a storage compartment. The seating row has a seat back that is pivotally connected to the vehicle body for providing access to the storage compartment when the seat back is in a... Agent:

20140356681 - Brazing structure, and related processes and devices: A brazing structure for an electrochemical cell is described. It includes a nickel or nickel alloy component; a ceramic component; a braze alloy layer, containing an active metal element, between the nickel and the ceramic component, and a barrier layer disposed between the nickel layer and the braze alloy layer.... Agent: General Electric Company

20140356682 - High temperature electrochemical cell structures, and methods for making: An electrochemical cell is described, including an anodic chamber and a cathodic chamber separated by an electrolyte separator tube, all contained within a cell case. The cell also includes an electrically insulating ceramic collar positioned at an opening of the cathodic chamber, and defining an aperture in communication with the... Agent:

20140356685 - Assembled cell: To provide an assembled cell in which problems such as the fast deterioration of only some unit cells positioned in a middle part are solved by realizing smooth heat dissipation from the middle part of the cell even if an outer member is made of a flexible material. A first... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140356683 - Battery module: A battery module including a plurality of battery cells aligned in one direction; and first and second fixing members on outer surfaces of the plurality of battery cells, the first and second fixing members respectively having first and second fastening portions, wherein the first and second fastening portions are coupled... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140356684 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells aligned in one direction, a fixing member configured to fix the plurality of battery cells, a heat exchange member adjacent to bottom surfaces of the plurality of battery cells, and at least one elastic member under the heat exchange member, the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140356687 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a battery cell; an insulation holder coupled to the battery cell, the insulation holder having a fixing hole; and a protection circuit module coupled to the insulation holder, the protection circuit module having a fixing tab, wherein the fixing tab is fixed to the battery cell... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140356686 - High-voltage contactor switching systems and methods: Systems and methods for switching high-voltage contactors in a battery system with reduced degradation over time are presented. In certain embodiments, a system may include solid-state switches disposed is parallel with the high-voltage contactors. The solid-state switches may be configured to selectively close when the high-voltage contactors are in transition... Agent:

20140356688 - Separator of lithium battery and manufacturing method thereof: The present disclosure provides a separator for lithium battery, particularly to a separator including a middle layer formed by a punch method. Also, a manufacturing method of the separator is provided. The separator formed by the punch method has a better heat-resistant property in an elevated temperature and features a... Agent: Benq Materials Corporation

20140356689 - Battery module and battery unit: An object of the invention is to provide an easy sealing technique of a battery element. A battery module has a battery element placed in the frame shape of an insulating middle frame body. This battery element is covered across the middle frame body by a positive electrode-side plate and... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140356690 - Battery module: A battery module including: a plurality of battery cells arranged in a direction and each including a terminal portion on a first surface thereof; a pair of end plates each configured to face a wide surface of a battery cell at a respective outer end of the plurality of battery... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140356691 - Battery module: A battery module including: a plurality of battery cells aligned in a direction, the battery cells each including a terminal portion on a surface thereof; and a bus bar configured to connect between the terminal portions of battery cells of the plurality of battery cells, the bus bar including through-regions... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140356692 - Pouch-type secondary battery having sealing margin for improved durability: Disclosed is a pouch-type secondary battery having a sealing margin for improved durability, including a sealing area formed by melting sealing layers of an upper pouch film and a lower pouch film along edges of a pouch casing, characterized in that a sealing margin is greater than a movement distance... Agent:

20140356693 - Power supply device: A power supply device (1) includes a battery cell assembly (2) being an assembly of battery cells (3) each having electrodes (4) and a battery connecting block (10) including a case body (11) including an adjacent first and second divided fixing portions (12, 13) connected to each other via a... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20140356694 - Thin film battery having improved battery performance through substrate surface treatment and method for manufacturing same: Disclosed are a thin film battery in which a negative electrode active material and a substrate side react with each other to prevent battery performance from deteriorating, and to a method for manufacturing same. The thin film battery according to the present invention has a structure in which a negative... Agent:

20140356695 - Battery, battery pack, electronic apparatus, electric vehicle, electrical storage apparatus and electricity system: There is provided a battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator at least including a porous film, and an electrolyte. The positive electrode includes a positive electrode current collector having a pair of surfaces, and a positive electrode active material layer provided on each of the surfaces... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140356696 - Electrode active material with low moisture retention and lithium secondary battery including the same: Disclosed are an electrode active material including a mixture of at least two kinds of lithium metal oxide particles having different mass median particle diameters D50 and a lithium secondary battery including the same.... Agent:

20140356698 - Battery cell: A battery cell comprises: a cell unit configured to include a cathode plate, an anode plate, and a separation membrane; a cathode tab configured to extend from the cathode plate; an anode tab configured to extend from the anode plate; and a case configured to have the cathode tab and... Agent: Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.

20140356697 - Secondary battery with advanced safety: Disclosed herein is a secondary battery constructed in a structure in which an electrode assembly having a cathode/separator/anode arrangement is mounted in a battery case made of a laminate sheet including a resin layer and a metal layer, electrode tabs of the electrode assembly are coupled to corresponding electrode leads,... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140356699 - Power source encapsulation: A system includes a power source having a set of power terminals, a cover encapsulating the power source including the set of power terminals and sealing the power source including the set of power terminals within the cover, and a set of conductive contacts passing through the cover, contacting the... Agent:

20140356700 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes a case, a cap plate coupled with the case, a terminal passing though a terminal hole in the cap plate, the terminal hole, and a sealing member in the terminal hole partially enclosing the terminal. The terminal includes an upper connecting part extending outside the case... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140356701 - Sealing assembly, method for preparing sealing assembly, and battery comprising the sealing assembly: A sealing assembly, a method of preparing the sealing assembly and a battery are provided. The sealing assembly comprises a metal ring having a mounting hole therein; a ceramic ring having a connecting hole therein and disposed in the mounting hole; and a core column disposed in the connecting hole,... Agent:

20140356702 - Positive electrode for alkaline storage battery and alkaline storage battery using the same: Provided is a positive electrode for an alkaline storage battery, capable of achieving a high charge efficiency over a wide range of temperature including high temperatures. The positive electrode includes a positive electrode material mixture including: a nickel oxide as a positive electrode active material; a first additive; and a... Agent:

20140356703 - Electrochemical cell comprising a nanoweb comprising nanofibers of a cross-linked polyimide: The invention provides an electrochemical cell comprising an electrolyte and a multi-layer article, the multi-layer article comprising a first electrode, a second electrode in ionically conductive contact with the first electrode, and a separator disposed between and in contact the first electrode and the second electrode. The separator comprises a... Agent:

20140356704 - Electrode assembly including cathode and anode having different welding portion shapes and secondary battery including the same: Disclosed is an electrode assembly including a plurality of alternately arranged cathode and anode plates, a separator interposed between the cathode plate and the anode plate, a plurality of cathode tabs respectively formed on the cathode plates, a plurality of anode tabs respectively formed on the anode plates, a cathode... Agent:

20140356705 - Encapsulated li2s nanoparticles for li/s batteries with ultrahigh energy densities and long cycle life: Encapsulated lithium sulfide particles, e.g., Li2S nanoparticles, as well as associated or corresponding novel cathodes of or for Li/S batteries and methods of fabrication such as to effectively minimize or desirably overcome or resolve one or more of the issues that commonly contribute to rapid capacity fading of conventional Li/S... Agent:

20140356706 - Secondary battery: There is provided a negative electrode for a secondary battery that can provide a secondary battery having high charge and discharge efficiency, and a high capacity retention rate in charge and discharge cycles. A negative electrode for a secondary battery according to this exemplary embodiment contains scale-like graphite, a fluorine-based... Agent:

20140356707 - Negative electrode active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method for preparing the same and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: The present invention relates to a negative electrode active material for a rechargeable lithium battery, a method for preparing the same, and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same. This invention provides a negative electrode active material for a rechargeable lithium battery, comprising a core part including a spherical graphite,... Agent: Posco Chemtech Co., Ltd.

20140356708 - Negative electrode active material for nonaqueous secondary battery, and negative electrode and nonaqueous secondary battery using the same: The present invention is to provide a negative electrode active material for nonaqueous secondary batteries, which prevents increase in negative electrode resistance and improves initial charge/discharge efficiency and the effect of preventing gas generation and which is excellent in cycle characteristics. The present invention relates to a negative electrode active... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20140356709 - Negative electrode active material for nonaqueous secondary battery, and negative electrode and nonaqueous secondary battery using the same: The present invention is to provide a negative electrode active material for nonaqueous secondary batteries, which is useful in production of nonaqueous secondary batteries that have low initial irreversible capacity and little gas generation due to decomposition of nonaqueous electrolytic solution, and have excellent charge/discharge cycle stability. The present invention... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20140356710 - Electrode for rechargeable lithium battery, and rechargeable lithium battery including electrode: In an aspect, an electrode for a rechargeable lithium battery including a current collector and an active material layer positioned on the current collector, wherein the active material layer includes an active material and a binder, the binder includes an acryl-based compound including a repeating unit is provided.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140356711 - Lithium ion secondary battery: In a lithium ion secondary battery including a positive electrode, a separator, and a negative electrode opposed to the positive electrode with an intervention of the separator, the negative electrode includes a negative electrode active material including a silicon compound, and a negative electrode binder including a particular polyimide, and... Agent:

20140356713 - Cathode active material with whole particle concentration gradient for lithium secondary battery, method for preparing the same, and lithium secondary battery having the same: The present invention relates to an anode active material with whole particle concentration gradient for a lithium secondary battery, a method for preparing same, and a lithium secondary battery having same, and more specifically, to a composite anode active material, a method for manufacturing same, and a lithium secondary battery... Agent:

20140356712 - Precursor of a cathode active material for a lithium secondary battery, cathode active material, method for manufacturing the cathode active material, and lithium secondary battery including the cathode active material: e

20140356715 - Composite cathode active material having improved power characteristics, and secondary battery, battery module, and battery pack including the same:

20140356714 - Process for preparing a core-shell structured lithiated manganese oxide: The invention relates to a process for preparing a core-shell structured lithiated manganese oxide, comprising the steps of providing spinel LiMxMn2-xO4 particles, where M is one or more metal ions selected from the group consisting of Li, Mg, Cr, Al, Co, Ni, Zn, Cu, and La, and 0≦x<1, as core... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140356716 - Electrode material, electrode and method of manufacturing electrode material: Provided are an electrode material and an electrode which, when an electrode active material having a carbonaceous coat formed on the surface is used as an electrode material, have a small variation in an amount of the carbonaceous coat being supported and, furthermore, can improve electron conductivity, and a method... Agent: Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd.

20140356717 - Lithium ion secondary battery positive electrode, lithium ion secondary battery, vehicle mounting the same, and electric power storage system: The present invention is directed to a lithium ion secondary battery positive electrode, a lithium ion secondary battery, a vehicle mounting the same, and an electric power storage system, which improve the electron conductivity even inside an active material formed into a secondary particle. The electrode includes a positive electrode... Agent:

20140356719 - Electrode active material for lithium secondary battery: Provided is an electrode active material comprising a nickel-based lithium transition metal oxide (LiMO2) wherein the nickel-based lithium transition metal oxide contains nickel (Ni) and at least one transition metal selected from the group consisting of manganese (Mn) and cobalt (Co), wherein the content of nickel is 50% or higher,... Agent:

20140356718 - Transition metal oxide containing solid solution lithium, non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery positive electrode and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A transition metal oxide containing solid solution lithium contains a transition metal oxide containing lithium, which is represented by a chemical formula: Li1.5[NiaCobMnc[Li]d]O3 where 0<a<1.4; 0≦b<1.4; 0<c<1.4; 0.1<d≦0.4; a+b+c+d=1.5; and 1.1≦a+b+c<1.4. The transition metal oxide containing lithium includes: a layered structure region; and a region changed to a spinel structure... Agent:

20140356720 - Substituted lithium-manganese metal phosphate: t

20140356721 - Coating particles: A method includes combining a coating material and an uncoated particulate core material in a solution having a selected ionic strength. The selected ionic strength promotes coating of the uncoated particulate core material with the coating material to form coated particles; and the coated particles can be collected after formation.... Agent: University Of Southern California

20140356722 - Conductive material for lithium secondary battery and electrode for lithium secondary battery including the same: The present invention relates to a conductive material for a secondary battery, including a pitch coated graphene sheet, an anode for a secondary battery including the same, and a lithium secondary battery including the electrode.... Agent:

20140356723 - Negative electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the same: Provided is a negative electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, capable of improving the energy density and the cycle characteristics of the battery without lowering the initial charge/discharge efficiency of the battery. This negative electrode includes a negative electrode active material including a silicon oxide represented by SiOx and... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140356724 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery comprising a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode being provided with a negative electrode plate mixture layer containing a negative electrode active material, a separator; and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The negative electrode active material is a mixture of at least one of metal silicon and... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140356725 - Li4ti5o12, li(4-a)zati5o12 or li4zßti(5-ß)o12, particles, processes for obtaining same and use as electrochemical generators: Synthesis process for new particles of Li4Ti5O12, Li(4-α)ZαTi5O12 or Li4ZβTi(5-β)O12, preferably having a spinel structure, wherein β is greater than 0 and less than or equal to 0.5 (preferably having a spinel structure), α representing a number greater than zero and less than or equal to 0.33, Z representing a... Agent: Hydro-quebec

20140356726 - Hollow silicon-based particle, preparation method thereof and anode active material for lithium secondary battery including the same: A hollow silicon-based particle including silicon (Si) or silicon oxide (SiOx, 0<x<2) particle including a hollow core part therein, wherein a size of the hollow core part is from 5 nm to 45 μm, and a novel preparation method thereof are provided. Hollow is formed in the silicon-based particle, and... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140356727 - Storage battery grid, method of manufacturing storage battery grid, and storage battery using storage battery grid: A storage battery grid includes: a frame bone that includes a substantially rectangular shape; a lug portion that is connected to a first side portion of the frame bone and projects outwardly from the frame bone; a main bone that extends from the first side portion to a second side... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140356728 - Apparatus and method for manufacturing thin film, electro-chemical device and method for manufacturing electro-chemical device: A thin film production apparatus of the present invention includes: a substrate feeding mechanism configured to continuously feed a substrate; a substrate receiving mechanism configured to receive the substrate; a substrate conveying mechanism; a film formation roller; a first film formation source configured to form a first thin film on... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140356729 - Metal accumulation inhibiting and performance enhancing supplement and a system for delivering the supplement: The invention relates to a metal accumulation inhibiting and performance enhancing isolated or synthesized supplement for use in or in association with rechargeable electrochemical energy storage cells, and a system for delivering the supplement including articles of plastic, articles containing plastic, articles similar to plastic, plastic containers, apparatus, porous electrodes,... Agent:

20140356730 - Propylene-based resin microporous film, separator for battery, battery, and method for producing propylene-based resin microporous film: The propylene-based resin microporous film of the present invention is a propylene-based resin microporous film containing micropores, wherein the degree of gas permeability is 100 to 400 s/100 mL, the standard deviation of the degree of gas permeability is 7 s/100 mL or less, the thermal shrinkage ratio during heating... Agent:

20140356731 - Secondary battery: In a secondary battery, a negative electrode, an electrolytic solution for negative electrode, a diaphragm, an electrolytic solution for positive electrode, and a positive electrode are disposed in order. The negative electrode includes a negative-electrode active material that has an element whose oxidation-reduction potential is more “base” by 1.5 V... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20140356732 - Solid state electrolyte composites based on complex hydrides and metal doped fullerenes/fulleranes for batteries and electrochemical applications: A LiBH4—C60 nanocomposite that displays fast lithium ionic conduction in the solid state is provided. The material is a homogenous nanocomposite that contains both LiBH4 and a hydrogenated fullerene species. In the presence of C60, the lithium ion mobility of LiBH4 is significantly enhanced in the as prepared state when... Agent: Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC

20140356733 - Additive for lithium battery electrolyte, organic electrolyte solution including the same and lithium battery using the electrolyte solution: L

20140356734 - Electrolyte for lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion secondary battery comprising the same: An electrolyte for a lithium ion secondary battery and a lithium ion secondary battery including the same are provide. The electrolyte includes a non-aqueous organic solvent, a lithium salt which is dissolved in the non-aqueous solvent and a additive shown as general formula I. Wherein R1, R2 and R3 are... Agent:

20140356735 - Nitrile-substituted silanes and electrolyte compositions and electrochemical devices containing them: Described herein are liquid, organosilicon compounds that including a substituent that is a cyano (—CN), cyanate (—OCN), isocyanate (—NCO), thiocyanate (—SCN) or isothiocyanate (—NCS). The organosilicon compounds are useful in electrolyte compositions and can be used in any electrochemical device where electrolytes are conventionally used.... Agent:

20140356737 - Lithium-air battery and preparation method thereof: A lithium-air battery includes a positive electrode layer, a negative electrode layer, and an electrolyte layer, where the positive electrode layer, the negative electrode layer and the electrolyte layer are accommodated in a receiving space formed by a housing; a side of the housing adjacent to the positive electrode layer... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20140356736 - Positive electrode for lithium batteries, lithium battery including the positive electrode, and methods of manufacture thereof: A positive electrode for a lithium battery including a protected negative electrode containing a lithium metal or a lithium alloy, wherein the positive electrode contains a positive electrode active material, a polyoxometalate compound, and a conductive material. Also provided is a lithium battery including the positive electrode.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140356738 - Ammonia based system to prepare and utilize hydrogen to produce electricity: A unique process for producing electricity from ammonia by utilizing its hydrogen content as a fuel source. The system may be referred to herein for descriptive purposes as Ammonia/Hydrogen/Electricity Production, or AHEP. The novelty of the system disclosed herein as compared to other hydrogen based fuel systems is the unique... Agent:

20140356739 - Polymer electrolyte fuel cell: A polymer electrolyte fuel cell according to the present invention includes: a unit cell including a membrane-electrode assembly and a pair of separators; a manifold; a gas introducing member; and a first member. A recess is formed at a gas lead-out port side of the gas introducing member so as... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140356740 - Combined generation system and method for collecting carbon dioxide for combined generation system: A combined generation system according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: a natural gas synthesizing apparatus for receiving coal and oxygen, generating synthetic gas by a gasifier, and permitting the synthetic gas to pass through a methanation reactor so as to synthesize methane; a fuel cell apparatus for... Agent: Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd.

20140356742 - Hydrogen gas generator: A hydrogen generator includes a cartridge including a plurality of thermal conductors each having an outer wall assembled together to form a housing. A plurality of fuel pellets provided on the plurality of thermal conductors. Each fuel pellet has a hydrogen-containing reactant that will react to release hydrogen gas when... Agent:

20140356741 - Hydrogen gas generator with flexible feed member: A hydrogen generator (30) and fuel cell system are disclosed. The hydrogen generator (30) includes a housing (32) and a flexible feed member (56) including a flexible carrier (64) and a hydrogen-containing reactant (62) disposed on the carrier. The flexible feed member (56) may include a reactant having a braided... Agent:

20140356743 - Method of separating and recombining the water molecule: An energy generating apparatus including water molecule separating device, water molecule recombining device, and water molecule recycling device, which generates various energy outputs by various means. The water separating device can be a type of machine of several designs which operates chemically and produces H2 and O2 from the water... Agent:

20140356744 - Energy storage and conversion with hot carbon deposition: In one aspect, a method to convert a fuel into energy and specialized fuel includes, in a reactor, dissociating a fuel to produce hot carbon and hydrogen, the hot carbon having a temperature state in a range of 700 to 1500° C., in which the dissociating includes providing heat and/or... Agent: Mcalister Technologies, LLC

20140356745 - Energy system having a fuel cell arrangement: An energy system having a fuel cell arrangement, wherein the fuel cell arrangement has at least one fuel cell and the fuel cell arrangement has at least one first electrical contact and at least one second electrical contact for tapping off electrically generated energy of the fuel cell arrangement. An... Agent:

20140356746 - Fuel cell system mounted on a vehicle: A fuel cell system mounted on a vehicle is provided. During intermittent operation of the fuel cell system, if a cell voltage Vc of a fuel cell stack becomes lower than a predetermined threshold voltage V′, an air compressor is operated to supply air to the fuel cell stack at... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20140356747 - Spliced bipolar plates for fuel cells and fuel cell stacks comprising the same: Spliced bipolar plates for fuel cells are provided. The spliced bipolar plate includes a supporting plate and a splice plate. The supporting plate has thee inlet openings and three outlet openings formed on both ends. A plurality of coolant flow channels are provided on one side of the supporting plate,... Agent:

20140356748 - Waste heat recovery system: A waste heat recovery system includes a fuel cell, a coolant circulation flow passage, a first heat exchanger, a waste heat recovery flow passage, a second heat exchanger, an upstream end of the waste heat recovery flow passage, and a downstream end of the waste heat recovery flow passage. The... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140356749 - Apparatus for preventing over-cooling of fuel cell: An apparatus preventing over-cooling of a fuel cell is provided that includes a cooling fluid manifold which is mounted to a stack of the fuel cell and through which cooling fluid flows therethrough. End plates are arranged on both ends of the stack of a fuel cell, and at least... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140356751 - Method sensor and regulation apparatus for regulating gas operated energy converter plants: A method for the combined controlled regulation of fuel gas-oxygen carriers of a gas operated energy converter plant (15), in particular of a fuel cell plant, is provided in which the mass or volume through flow of the fuel gas (1) and/or of the oxygen carrier (2) is detected in... Agent: Mems Ag

20140356750 - Systems and methods to determine cathode inlet pressure limits in a fuel cell system: System and methods for setting pressure limits for an air supply of a fuel cell (“FC”) system are presented. Certain embodiments disclosed herein may allow a FC system to calculate a minimum and a maximum FC stack cathode inlet pressure based on different operating conditions while ensuring that the FC... Agent:

20140356752 - Fuel cell assembly and method of making same: A method of fabricating a fuel cell component for use with or as part of a fuel cell in a fuel cell stack, the method comprising: providing a fuel cell component, providing a deposition assembly for depositing loading material particles onto the fuel cell component, and actuating the deposition assembly... Agent:

20140356753 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack includes a plurality of stacked fuel cell units and at least one stack end element that are clamped a clamping device. The clamped fuel cell units are surrounded by a housing. A circumferential seal, in particular a lip seal, which has recesses for accommodating the clamping... Agent: Daimler Ag

20140356755 - Catalyst polymer inks: A method of forming a catalyst ink is disclosed. The method can include: polymerising an ionic monomer and at least one non-ionic monomer to form a hydrophilic polymer; dissolving the hydrophilic polymer in a suitable solvent to form a polymer solution; and mixing a catalyst with the polymer solution to... Agent: Itm Power (research) Limited

20140356754 - Membrane-electrode assembly, direct carbon fuel cell including the same, and method of preparing the same: Disclosed herein is a direct carbon fuel cell in which a coal fuel is oxidized electrochemically so as to create electrons to cause the electrons to generate electricity by a voltage difference between two electrodes. Specifically, a membrane-electrode assembly for operating a low rank coal fuel, a direct carbon fuel... Agent: Gwangju Institute Of Science And Technology

20140356756 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell has a membrane electrode assembly forming a catalytic reaction plane region, a gas diffusion layer disposed on a main surface of the membrane electrode assembly, a separator disposed on a main surface of the gas diffusion layer, an electroconductive member, which is disposed between the gas diffusion... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20140356757 - Fuel cell electrode with gradient catalyst structure: An example of a stable electrode structure is to use a gradient electrode that employs large platinum particle catalyst in the close proximity to the membrane supported on conventional carbon and small platinum particles in the section of the electrode closer to a GDL supported on a stabilized carbon. Some... Agent: Ballard Power Systems Inc.

20140356758 - Production method for a tubular fuel cell having a two-layer cap region of the support body: The invention relates to a method for producing a tubular fuel cell by means of a pulling-core tool (11), wherein the pulling-core tool (11) comprises at least one tool part (12a, 12b) that forms a cavity and a pulling core (13) that can be positioned in at least two positions... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140356759 - Fuel cell: A unit cell of a fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly and a cathode side separator and an anode side separator sandwiching the membrane electrode assembly. An oxygen-containing gas supply passage connected to an oxygen-containing gas flow field is formed in the cathode side separator. The oxygen-containing gas supply... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140356760 - Nitrogen-containing carbon alloy, method for producing same, carbon alloy catalyst, and fuel cell: A problem to be solved by the invention is to provide a production method of a nitrogen-containing carbon alloy that has sufficiently high redox activity or has a large number of reaction electrons of redox reaction. A method for producing a nitrogen-containing carbon alloy comprising baking a precursor containing a... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140356761 - Catalysts: An electrocatalyst suitable for use in a fuel cell, the electrocatalyst comprising: palladium, iridium and an anionic polymer.... Agent: Amalyst Limited

20140356762 - Integrated gas diffusion layer with sealing function and method of making the same: The present invention relates to the field of fuel cell technology and, more particularly, relates to an integrated gas diffusion layer with a sealing function and a method of making the same. The integrated gas diffusion layer includes a gas diffusion member and a sealing member having fuel inlet and... Agent:

20140356763 - Repeating unit for a fuel cell stack: A repeating unit (10) for a fuel cell stack comprises a gas conducting region (8) for conducting a first gas (12) to and along an active surface (14). A barrier (16) is located in the gas conducting region. The gas conducting region comprises, at least over the active surface, a... Agent:

20140356764 - Amorphous carbon film, process for forming amorphous carbon film, electrically conductive member and fuel cell bipolar plate having amorphous carbon film: An amorphous carbon film contains carbon as a main component, not more than 30 at. % of hydrogen, not more than 20 at. % of nitrogen and not more than 3 at. % of oxygen (all excluding 0 at. %), and when the total amount of the carbon is taken... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140356766 - Fuel cell electrode and method for manufacturing membrane-electrode assembly using the same: The present invention provides a fuel cell electrode, which has increased physical and chemical durability, and a method for manufacturing a membrane-electrode assembly (MEA) using the same. According to the present invention, the fuel cell electrode is manufactured by controlling the amount of platinum supported on a first carbon support... Agent:

20140356765 - Ultrathin platinum films: In at least one embodiment, a method of forming a platinum thin film is provided, including performing a first atomic layer deposition (ALD) process on a substrate using a first platinum organometallic precursor in a first step and an oxidizing precursor in a second step to form an at least... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140356767 - Carbon fiber composite, method for producing same, catalyst support and polymer electrolyte fuel cell: An improved catalyst support can be provided by a process for producing a carbon fiber composite which comprises: a step of subjecting metal fine particles of either at least one metal or a compound containing the metal to reductive deposition on fine cellulose having carboxyl groups on the crystal surface... Agent:

  
11/27/2014 > 77 patent applications in 54 patent subcategories.

20140349141 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes: a battery cell; a first printed circuit board (PCB) including a temperature safety device electrically connected with the battery cell; and a second PCB electrically connected with the first PCB and controlling charging and discharging operation, wherein the first PCB includes a lead tab electrically connected... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140349143 - Battery pack for use with hand-held electric power tool: A battery pack (10; 110) for a power tool includes a housing (18) made of a rigid material. The housing contains a cooling air passage (54), which is in gaseous communication with the outside environment, and at least one isolated space (52). At least one isolating wall (44) is disposed... Agent: Makita Corporation

20140349142 - Method for manufacturing battery cell of novel structure: Disclosed herein is a method of manufacturing a battery cell having an electrode assembly of a cathode/separator/anode structure disposed in a battery case made of aluminum or an aluminum alloy together with an electrolyte in a sealed state, the method including (a) anodizing an entire surface of the battery case... Agent:

20140349144 - Fuel cell system and method for driving same: The present application relates to a fuel cell system and a method for driving same, which can produce stable electricity, enhance load following capability, and simultaneously increasing fuel utilization rate and energy efficiency by separately managing a base load and a load following of a fuel cell, and the fuel... Agent: Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd.

20140349146 - Battery having a plurality of accumulator cells and method for operating same: A battery (100) has first accumulator cells (111 . . . 114) connected in series to form at least one cell string (110), and second accumulator cells (121 . . . 124) are arranged so that cells can be connected in parallel to individual cells of the first accumulator cells... Agent: Albright Deutschland Gmbh

20140349145 - Fast thermal dumping for batteries: A cooling system includes a fluid delivery system configured to bring a working liquid (such as water) into thermal contact with a battery where it vaporizes into an exhaust gas, and an exhaust system configured to vent the exhaust gas.... Agent:

20140349147 - Bipolar battery assembly: The invention relates to an article comprising: a) one or more stacks of battery plates comprising one or more bipolar plates; b) located between each plate is a separator and a liquid electrolyte; further comprising one of more of the features: 1) c) the one or more stacks of battery... Agent: Advanced Battery Concepts, LLC

20140349148 - Welded structure in battery, forming method of the same, secondary battery cell and secondary battery module: A plating layer 4 is formed on a surface of a battery cover 3, and a peripheral edge part 37b of a cover case 37 is arranged on an upper surface of the plating layer 4. A welding part 40 is formed at a tip part of the peripheral edge... Agent:

20140349150 - Cell connection control device: When connecting a plurality of cells in parallel, an operation to calculate an inrush current flowing when a pair of cells are selected from the cells for the parallel-connection and parallel-connected for all cell combinations. A cell combination, whose inrush current is the largest in the cell combinations which are... Agent:

20140349149 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes a case having an inner space, a first electrode assembly inside the case, a second electrode assembly inside the case, a current collecting member including a first current collecting piece electrically connected to an electrode of the first electrode assembly and a second current collecting piece... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140349151 - Plate-like battery pack and battery pack group composed of plural plate-like battery packs: A plate-like battery pack has: a plurality of single cell elements; a flat battery pack case composed of an insulating material and adapted to have a plurality of holes respectively housing the single cell elements; and a plurality of sealing plates adapted to hermetically seal the holes housing the single... Agent: Connexx Systems Corporation

20140349152 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; a cap plate sealing the electrode assembly within the case; a terminal plate on the cap plate and electrically connected to the electrode assembly; and an insulation member between and contacting the cap plate and the terminal... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140349154 - Battery cell carrier: The present disclosure is directed at a cell carrier, a stack that includes multiple cell carriers, and a method for assembling the stack. The cell carrier has a rigid backing and bus bar supports that are rigidly mounted to the rigid backing. The bus bar supports have sockets positioned to... Agent:

20140349153 - Wet battery package: A wet battery package includes a casing defining a receiving space, an electrically insulating liquid received in the receiving space, a battery unit installed in the receiving space, and an electrical power control unit installed in the receiving space and electrically coupled to the batteries. The battery unit includes a... Agent: Csb Battery Co., Ltd.

20140349157 - Battery system: A battery system includes a plurality of battery cells and a battery management unit. The battery management unit comprises a plurality of acquisition devices and a plurality of monitoring devices. Each of the acquisition devices is configured to acquire at least one operating parameter of the battery cells associated therewith.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140349156 - Method and apparatuses for providing information for maintenance and service purposes for a battery unit: A method for providing information for maintenance and service purposes for a battery unit includes capturing and quantizing use data for a battery unit and forming a histogram that has frequency values for the occurrence of particular values of the individual quantized use data items or values derived therefrom. At... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140349155 - Method and devices for making available information for the purpose of performing maintenance and servicing of a battery unit: A method for making available information for the purpose of performing maintenance and servicing of a battery unit includes detecting and quantizing useful data of a battery unit and forming histograms which have frequencies of the occurrence of specific values of the individual quantized useful data items or values derived... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140349158 - Cylindrical battery: A cylindrical battery includes a cylindrical battery case and a cylindrical element including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator. A space is formed on an inner side of the element. The positive electrode or the negative electrode is split into a plurality of electrode pieces in a... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140349159 - Electrochemical cells and related devices: An electrochemical cell is presented. The electrochemical cell includes an ion-conducting separator having a first surface that defines at least a portion of a first compartment and a second surface that defines at least a portion of a second compartment, and a positive electrode composition disposed in the first compartment,... Agent:

20140349160 - Redox flow secondary battery and electrolyte membrane for redox flow secondary battery: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a redox flow secondary battery which has low electrical resistance and excellent current efficiency in addition to durability. The present invention relates to: an electrolyte membrane for redox flow secondary batteries, which contains an ion exchange resin composition containing a fluorine-based... Agent: Asahi Kasei E-materials Corporation

20140349161 - Systems and methods for shunt current and mechanical loss mitigation in electrochemical systems: Systems and methods for shunt current and mechanical loss mitigation in electrochemical systems include a conduit providing at least a portion of an electrically conductive pathway between the first and second electrochemical cells, wherein the conduit includes at least one shunt current suppression device configured as a loop, and/or a... Agent: Unienergy Technologies, LLC

20140349162 - Thermally managed battery assembly: A thermally managed Li-ion battery assembly including an anode and a cathode, wherein at least one of the anode and the cathode includes a thermocrystal metamaterial structure.... Agent: The Boeing Company

20140349164 - Battery module: A battery module includes a first battery cell, the first battery cell having a first electrode terminal and a second electrode terminal, a first end block adjacent to the first battery cell, the first end block having a first power terminal portion, and a connection portion electrically connecting the first... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140349163 - Battery pack: A battery pack is provided, which includes a battery cell including an electrode assembly, an electrode terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly, and a case accommodating the electrode assembly, and a protective circuit module including a first connection lead having one side electrically connected to the electrode terminal, a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140349165 - Bus bar module: A bus bar module includes: a plurality of bus bar cases each housing a bus bar; a first engagement portion provided to one of the plurality of bus bar cases; a first connecting member having flexibility and connecting the plurality of bus bar cases; a plurality of insulating covers covering... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20140349166 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: The present invention provides a positive electrode for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery in which after continuous charge is performed, an increase in battery thickness is suppressed, and a residual capacity rate is increased by reduction in gas generation amount and also provides a method for manufacturing the positive electrode... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140349167 - Method for manufacturing packed electrode, and packed electrode, secondary battery and heat sealing machine: In a method for manufacturing a packed electrode, an electrode is set between two separation layers that are made of resin, a heat-resistant layer is set between at least one of the two separation layers and the electrode, the two separation layers, the electrode and the heat-resistant layer, an overlapped... Agent:

20140349168 - Method for producing polyolefin porous film, and laminated porous film: Provided is a method for reproducibly and efficiently producing a polyolefin porous film having a porous structure suitable for a separator for a battery without requiring a special apparatus. The method according to the present invention is a method for producing a polyolefin porous film, the method including conveying a... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20140349169 - Battery separator, and battery separator manufacturing method: A battery separator includes a porous membrane A with a thickness of less than 10 μm including a polypropylene resin, and a porous membrane B laminated thereon including a heat resistant resin and inorganic particles or cross-linked polymer particles, wherein the porous membrane A satisfies a specific range of thickness,... Agent:

20140349170 - Method of manufacturing electrode for lithium secondary battery and electrode manufactured using the same: Disclosed are a method of manufacturing an electrode for secondary batteries that includes surface-treating a current collector so as to have a morphology wherein a surface roughness Ra of 0.001 μm to 10 μm is formed over the entire surface thereof to enhance adhesion between an electrode active material and... Agent:

20140349171 - Method of manufacturing electrode for lithium secondary battery and electrode manufactured using the same: Disclosed are a method of manufacturing an electrode for secondary batteries that includes surface-treating a current collector so as to have a morphology wherein a surface roughness Ra of 0.001 μm to 10 μm is formed over the entire surface thereof, wherein the surface-treating is performed by chemical or electrical... Agent:

20140349173 - Graphite particles and lithium secondary battery using the same as negative: A method for forming a negative electrode for a lithium secondary battery, includes providing a paste comprising graphite particulates comprise assembled or bound graphite particles in each of which a plurality of flat-shaped particles are assembled or bound together so that the planes of orientation are not parallel to one... Agent:

20140349172 - Rechargeable battery with wafer current collector and assembly method: Apparatus and techniques herein related battery plates. For example, a first battery plate can include a conductive silicon wafer. A first mechanical support can be located on a first side of the conductive silicon wafer. A first active material can be adhered to the first mechanical support and the first... Agent: Gridtential Energy, Inc.

20140349174 - Alkaline battery: In an alkaline battery in which a positive electrode 2 containing manganese dioxide, a negative electrode 3, and a separator 4 interposed therebetween are housed in a closed-end cylindrical battery case 1 whose opening is sealed with a gasket 5, a half-width of a 110 plane peak of the manganese... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140349175 - Battery module: A battery module comprises a battery element and a storage unit configured to contain the battery element therein. The storage unit comprises an electrically conductive positive electrode-side plate and an electrically conductive negative electrode-side plate. The positive electrode-side plate and the negative electrode-side plate define a storage space to contain... Agent: Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.

20140349176 - Additive for electrolyte, electrolyte and rechargeable lithium battery: In an aspect, a rechargeable lithium battery that includes a positive electrode; negative electrode; a separator interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode; and an electrolyte including a lithium salt, a non-aqueous organic solvent, and an additive is provided. The additive may be an optionally substituted thiophene.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140349178 - Carboranyl magnesium electrolyte for magnesium battery: An electrochemical device is provided having a carboranyl magnesium electrolyte. Specifically the disclosure relates to an electrochemical device having a magnesium anode, a cathode, and a current collector made of non-noble metal, and a carboranyl magnesium electrolyte. In contact with the electrolyte, the non-noble metal cathode current collector has unusually... Agent:

20140349177 - Magnesium hybrid battery and its fabrication method: The present disclosure relates to a magnesium hybrid battery and a method for fabricating same. The magnesium hybrid battery according to the present disclosure, which includes magnesium or magnesium alloy metal as an anode, a cathode including a cathode active material wherein not only magnesium ion but also one or... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20140349181 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery including cathode and anode having different shapes: Disclosed is an electrode assembly including a plurality of alternately arranged cathode and anode plates, a separator interposed between the cathode plate and the anode plate, a plurality of cathode tabs respectively formed on the cathode plates, a plurality of anode tabs respectively formed on the anode plates, a cathode... Agent:

20140349180 - Negative electrode active material for rechargeable lithium battery, negative electrode including same, and rechargeable lithium battery including negative electrode: Disclosed are a negative active material for a rechargeable lithium battery including a silicon-based material and graphite, wherein an average particle diameter (D50) of the graphite may range from about 5 μm to about 15 μm, and a Raman peak intensity ratio (Id/Ig) of the graphite may range from about... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140349179 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate and a separator. The first electrode plate has a plurality of first active material coating portions formed by intermittently coating a first active material on a base material, and a first non-coating portion at which the first active... Agent: Samsung Sdl Co., Ltd.

20140349182 - High energy cathode for a battery: An electrode for an electrochemical cell including a metal fluoride containing active electrode material and an intrinsically conductive coating wherein the coating is applied to the active electrode material by heating the mixture for a time and at a temperature that limits degradation of the cathode active material. The active... Agent:

20140349183 - Structured silicon particles: A composite particle is provided. The particle comprises a first particle component and a second particle component in which: (a) the first particle component comprises a body portion and a surface portion, the surface portion comprising one or more structural features and one or more voids, whereby the surface portion... Agent: Nexeon Limited

20140349184 - Binder composition for an electrode and methods for producing the same: The presently disclosed and/or claimed inventive process(es), procedure(s), method(s), product(s), result(s), and/or concept(s) (collectively hereinafter referred to as the “presently disclosed and/or claimed inventive concept(s)”) relates generally to the composition of a binder for use in battery electrodes and methods of preparing such. More particularly, but not by way of... Agent: Hercules Corporated

20140349185 - Binder resin composition for secondary battery electrodes, slurry for secondary battery electrodes, electrode for secondary batteries, and lithium ion secondary battery: A binder resin composition for secondary battery electrodes is described as containing a polymer (A) that has a structural unit represented by general formula (1) and a water-insoluble particulate polymer (B-1) and/or a water-soluble polymer (B-2) where (A), (B-1) and (B-2) are defined as described. A slurry for secondary battery... Agent: Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.

20140349186 - Method of depositing silicon on carbon materials and forming an anode for use in lithium ion batteries: A method of modifying the surface of carbon materials such as vapor grown carbon nanofibers is provided in which silicon is deposited on vapor grown carbon nanofibers using a chemical vapor deposition process. The resulting silicon-carbon alloy may be used as an anode in a rechargeable lithium ion battery.... Agent:

20140349187 - Secondary battery-use active material, secondary battery, and electronic apparatus: A secondary battery capable of obtaining superior battery characteristics is provided. The secondary battery of the present technology includes a cathode, an anode including an active material, and an electrolytic solution. The active material includes a core section and covering section, the core section being capable of inserting and extracting... Agent:

20140349188 - Positive electrode active material, positive electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte battery, and nonaqueous electrolyte battery: s

20140349189 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery 10 of the present invention is a secondary battery provided with a positive electrode 30 having a positive electrode active material layer 34 on a positive electrode collector 32, and a negative electrode 50 having a negative electrode active material layer 54 on a negative electrode... Agent:

20140349190 - Silicon oxide for anode of secondary battery, method for preparing the same and anode of secondary battery using the same: Provided is a silicon oxide for an anode of a secondary battery, having a good mechanical lifespan and electrical properties, and a method for preparing the same and an anode of a secondary battery using the silicon oxide. According to the method, a mixture is prepared by mixing SiCl4 and... Agent: Yeil Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140349191 - Electrode material comprising graphene-composite materials in a graphite network: A durable electrode material suitable for use in Li ion batteries is provided. The material is comprised of a continuous network of graphite regions integrated with, and in good electrical contact with a composite comprising graphene sheets and an electrically active material, such as silicon, wherein the electrically active material... Agent: Northwestern University

20140349192 - Fabricating method of electrode assembly and electrochemical cell containing the same: A fabricating method of an electrode assembly according to the present invention includes forming a radical unit having a four-layered structure obtained by stacking a first electrode, a first separator, a second electrode, and a second separator one by one, and stacking at least one radical unit one by one... Agent:

20140349193 - Method for preparing microporous polyolefin film with improved productivity and easy control of physical properties: Provided is a method of manufacturing a microporous polyolefin film useable as a battery separator, which is easy to control strength, permeability and shrinking properties of the microporous film and embodies excellent quality uniformity and production stability in fabricating the microporous film.... Agent:

20140349195 - Method for producing propylene-based resin microporous film and propylene-based resin microporous film: Provided is a method for producing a propylene-based resin microporous film capable of forming a high-performance lithium ion battery. The method for producing a propylene-based resin microporous film includes an extrusion step of melt-kneading a propylene-based resin in an extruder, and extruding the resin to obtain a propylene-based resin film;... Agent: Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd.

20140349194 - Separator and method for manufacturing the separator: A separator arranged between a pair of electrode sheets includes a nonwoven fabric formed of thermoplastic resin fibers spun by a melt-blowing process. The fibers include fine fibers having fiber diameters of 0.1 μm or more and 1 μm or less, and thick fibers having fiber diameters of 8 μm... Agent: Toyota Boshoku Kabushiki Kaisha

20140349196 - Galvanic cells and components therefor: The present invention provides an electrolyte component containing one or more salts including lithium bis(oxalate)borate (LiBOB), a solvent, propylene carbonate (PC) and a crystallisable polymer wherein said LiBOB is present as a weight percentage of 0.5% or more, said propylene carbonate is present as a weight percentage of between 5%... Agent:

20140349197 - Solid-state electrolyte for use in lithium-air batteries or in lithium-water batterites: The invention relates to solid-state electrolytes for use in lithium-air batteries or in lithium-water batteries. It is the object of the invention to provide solid electrolyte for use in lithium-air batteries or lithium-water batteries, with the solid electrolyte having sufficient strength, good conductivity for lithium ions, imperviousness for gas and... Agent:

20140349198 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution and lithium secondary battery including the same: According to the non-aqueous electrolyte solution of the present invention, since a robust solid electrolyte interface (SEI) may be formed on an anode during initial charge of a lithium secondary battery including the non-aqueous electrolyte solution, high-temperature cycle characteristics and capacity characteristics after high-temperature storage as well as low-temperature, room... Agent:

20140349199 - Carboranyl magnesium electrolyte for magnesium battery: An electrochemical device is provided having a carboranyl magnesium electrolyte. Specifically the disclosure relates to an electrochemical device having a carboranyl magnesium electrolyte which is compatible with a magnesium anode and a cathode, and on non-noble metal still having oxidative stability >3.0V vs. a magnesium reference.... Agent:

20140349200 - Method for decomposing and purifying biomass, organic material or inorganic material with high efficiency and simultaneously generating electricity and producing hydrogen, and direct biomass, organic material or inorganic material fuel cell for said metho: In the invention, first provided a composite three-layered anode which has a constitution of conductive electrode base layer, porous semiconductor layer, and catalyst layer, and then immersed the composite anode in a liquid phase such as an aqueous solution or suspension that contains as the fuel at least one of... Agent: The Institute Of Biophotochemonics Co., Ltd

20140349201 - Fuel cell assembly and method of control: An exemplary method includes of operating a fuel cell at a first power output level that includes a plurality of operation parameters. Each operation parameter has a value to satisfy a first power demand. A change between the first power demand and a second power demand is determined. At least... Agent: Ballard Power Systems Inc.

20140349202 - Humidifying heat exchanger for fuel cell: The present invention relates to a humidifying heat exchanger for a fuel cell. The humidifying heat exchanger includes a body comprising a gas inflow hole defined in one end thereof and a gas discharge hole defined in the other end thereof in a longitudinal direction, a first tube disposed within... Agent:

20140349203 - Electrocatalyst for fuel cells and method for producing said electrocatalyst: The invention relates to a carbon-free electrocatalyst for fuel cells, containing an electrically conductive substrate and a catalytically active species, wherein the conductive substrate is an inorganic, multi-component substrate material of the composition 0X1-0X2, in which 0X1 means an electrically non-conductive inorganic oxide having a specific surface area (BET) in... Agent:

20140349204 - Energy unit with safe and stable hydrogen storage: An energy unit in accordance with an embodiment of the present application stores at least water and hydrogen. The energy unit includes an electrolysis component operable to provide hydrogen from the water, a hydrogen storage component operable to safely and stably store hydrogen in sold form and a fuel cell... Agent:

20140349205 - Fuel cell stack compression system having integrated vehicle mounts: A fuel cell system having compression retention features that functions dually to provide compression retention and to provide structural sealing and vehicle mounting capability, eliminating the bulk of an additional structural enclosure while retaining the balance of plant simplicity associated with the use of structural enclosures. The fuel cell system... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140349206 - Heat recovery apparatus based on fuel cell and operating method thereof: Provided are a heat recovery apparatus based on a fuel cell and an operating method thereof. In the fuel cell-based heat recovery apparatus and the operating method thereof, hot water and steam may be generated by using heat generated while a molten carbonate fuel cell (MCFC) operates to supply the... Agent:

20140349207 - Electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell has at least one plate element which can be cooled by a liquid coolant, such as water. The plate element has a surface that can be wetted for the purpose of cooling with the coolant. The surface of the plate element in the electrochemical cell is configured... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20140349208 - Fuel cell system: In a fuel cell system including a load and a fuel cell stack connected to the load and supplying an anode gas and a cathode gas to the fuel cell stack to generate power according to the load, the fuel cell system includes, a pressure setting unit configured to set... Agent:

20140349209 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack has a first block having a first number of cells, a first fuel supply channel for supplying fuel gas to the first block, a collecting channel for collecting fuel gas which has passed through the first block, a second block having a second number of cells,... Agent: Ngk Spark Plug Co., Ltd.

20140349210 - Fuel cell stack: An objective of the present invention is to allow desirably installing a fuel cell stack in an installation site with a simple and compact configuration. The fuel cell stack comprises an end plate. A pair of mount parts are integrally disposed on the end plate protruding downward on both sides... Agent:

20140349212 - Oxygen reduction catalyst and method for producing same: The present invention concerns an oxygen reduction catalyst comprising composite particles in which primary particles of a titanium compound is dispersed into a carbon structure, wherein the composite particles have titanium, carbon, nitrogen and oxygen as constituent elements, and with regard to a ratio of number of atoms of each... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20140349211 - Proton-battery based on graphene derivatives: An apparatus comprises: an anode formed of graphene oxide from an acidic pH; a cathode from a pH greater than the acidic pH of the anode; and charge collectors deposited on the anode and the cathode.... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20140349213 - Composite membranes, methods of making same, and applications of same: In one aspect of the present invention, a method of fabricating a composite membrane includes: forming a first polymer solution from a first polymer and a second polymer solution from a second polymer, respectively, where the first polymer includes a charged polymer and the second polymer includes an uncharged polymer;... Agent: Vanderbilt University

20140349214 - Device for cooling and dehumidifying gases, method for cooling and dehumidifying gases, and vehicle with a fuel cell system and a device for cooling and dehumidifying fuel cell exhaust air: A device for cooling and dehumidifying gases includes a first hollow body with a gas inlet, a gas outlet and a condensate drain; a second hollow body with a coolant inlet and a coolant outlet; and a drive unit. The first hollow body encloses the second hollow body at least... Agent: Airbus Operations Gmbh

20140349215 - Electrochemical cell electrode: Electrochemical cell electrode (100) comprising a nanostructured catalyst support layer (102) having first and second generally opposed major sides (103,104). The first side (103) comprises nanostructured elements (106) comprising support whiskers (108) projecting away from the first side (103). The support whiskers (108) have a first nanoscopic electrocatalyst layer (110)... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140349216 - Structure for electric energy storage using carbon nanotubes: A composite electrode structure and methods of making and using thereof are disclosed. The structure has a metal substrate with a metal oxide layer. The average thickness of the metal oxide layer is less than 150 nm, and comprises at least a first metal and a second metal, wherein the... Agent: Ultora, Inc.

20140349217 - Single cell and method for producing single cell, fuel cell and method for producing fuel cell: A single cell ensuring appropriate bonding of the components while suitably enhancing the productivity, a producing method of the single cell, a fuel cell, and a producing method of the fuel cell are provided. The single cell is formed by stacking a plurality of components constituting the single cell of... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

  
11/20/2014 > 82 patent applications in 60 patent subcategories.

20140342191 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a plurality of battery cells; a case accommodating the battery cells; a protective circuit module comprising a circuit board adjacent to the battery cells; a temperature sensitive element on the protective circuit module; and a flexible printed circuit board comprising a conductive pattern layer, wherein the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140342190 - Rechargeable storage battery with improved performance: A battery pack is provided for use with a wide variety of electronic and electrical equipment. Included is a battery pack for a cordless power device. The battery pack has a housing defining a hollow cavity, with a plurality of rechargeable energy cells disposed within the hollow cavity of the... Agent:

20140342192 - Self-charging powerpack: A self-charging power pack (300) includes a cathode (312) and an anode (310) that is spaced apart from the cathode (312). An electrolyte (318) is disposed between the anode (310) and the cathode (312). A piezoelectric ion transport layer (322) is disposed between the anode (310) and the cathode (312).... Agent: Georgia Tech Research Corporation

20140342196 - Device for making rapid connections and disconnections between high voltage battery modules and other motor vehicle systems: A battery module for a vehicle comprises a first portion adapted to be mounted to a vehicle and a second portion mounted to a battery box. A first pair of high voltage electrical connectors is mounted to the first portion and a second pair of high voltage electrical connectors are... Agent:

20140342195 - Fluid-cooled battery module containing battery cells: A battery module for receiving battery cells provides cooling through a cooling fluid. Chilled fluid travels first to the hottest part of the battery module and then continues to gradually less hot areas. As the chilled cooling fluid absorbs heat and travels to cooler parts of the battery module, the... Agent:

20140342194 - Rechargeable battery with multiple resistance levels: A rechargeable battery that features two or more levels of internal resistance according to various temperature ranges is disclosed.... Agent: Ec Power, LLC

20140342193 - Smart battery system: Apparatus, systems, and methods for monitoring one or more batteries are disclosed. One such apparatus may include a battery management device. The battery management device may include a sensor configured to detect a characteristic of a battery, a processor communicatively connected with the sensor to receive a signal indicative of... Agent: Tenergy Corporation

20140342197 - Thermal management of electrical storage devices by coolant pool: A battery system including a passive cooling system for cooling a plurality battery cells during normal operation and during overheating of the battery cells. The passive cooling system may include a housing, a cooling fluid (coolant pool) within the housing, and a plurality of dividers between each of the plurality... Agent:

20140342198 - Secondary battery: A cap plate for sealing a case housing an electrode assembly includes a cover portion that covers the electrode assembly, a support portion having a first thickness, the support portion being offset along a first direction from the cover portion, and a reinforcing portion that connects the cover portion and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140342199 - Protective battery cell plates: Apparatus for protecting battery cells. In some embodiments, a battery may comprise a series of battery cells and one or more protective plates positioned between the adjacent battery cells. In some embodiments, the plates may also be configured to provide a cooling function relative to adjacent battery cells. The plate(s)... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140342200 - Sealed lithium secondary battery: The present invention provides a sealed lithium secondary battery in which redox shuttle reactions of an aromatic compound that is an overcharge inhibitor are inhibited, and the aromatic compound decomposes appropriately, and a desired amount of gas can be generated more stably than in conventional instances, even in high-temperature environments.... Agent:

20140342201 - Electrical storage device thermal management systems: A thermal management system for a high density power source is disclosed. The system includes a housing with an interior divided into first and second compartments. The first compartment is configured and adapted to house at least one electrical battery and the second compartment defines a coolant reservoir. A fluid... Agent: Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation

20140342202 - Battery-cooling system for an electric vehicle: According to the present invention, a battery-cooling system for an electric vehicle is configured such that the interior of a battery case is divided into a plurality of rooms, each of which has a cell module assembly mounted therein. Thus, airflows among a plurality of cell module assemblies may not... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140342203 - Apparatus for measuring a pressure, a method for manufacturing an apparatus for measuring a pressure and a battery: An apparatus for measuring a pressure includes a semiconductor die and a circuit board. The semiconductor die includes a micro-mechanical element generating a measurement signal indicating information on an external pressure applied to the micro-mechanical element. The semiconductor die further includes an output interface providing the measurement signal. The circuit... Agent:

20140342204 - External packaging material for battery device, nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the same, and battery pack: An external packaging material for covering a battery device is provided. The packaging material includes a laminated film having a laminated structure having two or more resin film layers stacked. In the external packaging material, the laminated structure has no metallic foil, and at least one layer in the resin... Agent:

20140342205 - Spirally wound non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A spirally-wound non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a staked electrode assembly is disclosed. The stacked electrode assembly has first and second current collectors facing region disposed at a winding start end and at a winding terminal end, respectively. A positive electrode current collector exposed portion and a negative electrode current... Agent:

20140342206 - Battery accommodation structure and battery accommodation method: A battery accommodation structure includes an accommodation case and a movable partition portion. The accommodation case accommodates a first battery and a second battery. The partition portion is provided in the accommodation case and partitions the accommodation case into a first accommodation space for accommodating a first battery and a... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20140342207 - Battery cell system with interconnected frames: A battery cell assembly includes a plurality of sub-assemblies. Each sub-assembly includes a heat sink and a first frame and a second frame disposed on opposite sides of the heat sink. The sub-assemblies are stacked to form a plurality of cell pockets that receive a battery cell. The battery cell... Agent:

20140342208 - Battery accommodation structure and battery accommodation method: A battery accommodation structure includes, in an accommodation case configured to accommodating a battery, a positive electrode terminal, a negative electrode terminal, and a clamping spring. The positive electrode terminal is connected to a positive electrode of the battery. The negative electrode terminal is connected to a negative electrode of... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20140342209 - Lithium-sulfur secondary battery containing gradient electrolyte: A rechargeable lithium-sulfur cell comprising a cathode, an anode, a separator electronically separating the two electrodes, a first electrolyte in contact with the cathode, and a second electrolyte in contact with the anode, wherein the first electrolyte contains a first concentration, C1, of a first lithium salt dissolved in a... Agent:

20140342211 - 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:

20140342210 - Closed-loop cooling device for batteries: Provided is a closed-loop cooling device for batteries, including: a housing including components of the cooling device for batteries disposed therein and sealed to prevent outer air from being introduced thereinto; a battery module disposed inside the housing; an inlet duct including an intake port through which cooled gas is... Agent:

20140342212 - Cell contacting arrangement for an energy storage module: a carrier plate which is mountable on the energy storage module, a plurality of cell connectors which are inserted or integrated into the carrier plate for contacting the connection terminals, a cable harness for contacting the cell connectors, and a separate cable harness support which is mountable on the carrier... Agent: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

20140342213 - Connector for battery unit, and battery unit provided with same: A connector 110 for a battery unit 100 has a housing 120, a pair of contacts 130 one of which is connected to a positive electrode of a battery 192 and the other of which is connected to a negative electrode of the battery 192, and a signal connector 140... Agent: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Limited

20140342214 - Separator having a polysulfide barrier layer for lithium-sulfur cells: A lithium-sulfur cell includes a lithium-containing anode, a sulfur-containing cathode and a separator arranged between the lithium-containing anode and the sulfur-containing cathode. To suppress a shuttle mechanism and to prevent a loss of active material, the separator includes a base layer and a polysulfide barrier layer. The polysulfide barrier layer... Agent:

20140342215 - Electrode assembly of novel structure and battery cell comprising the same: Disclosed herein is an electrode assembly configured to have a structure in which one bi-cell and at least one monocell are folded in a state in which the bi-cell and the monocell are arranged on a continuous separation film.... Agent:

20140342216 - Battery assembly of a battery having two different cell types: A battery assembly includes at least one first cell unit of a first cell type and a first connection which is connected to a pole of the at least one first cell unit. The battery assembly also includes at least one second cell unit of a second cell type. The... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140342217 - Storage element: A storage element for a solid-electrolyte battery is provided, having a main body which is composed of a porous matrix of sintered ceramic particles, and also having a redox system which is composed of a first metal and/or at least one oxide of the first metal, wherein a basic composition... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20140342218 - Gravoltaic cells: A gravoltaic cell converts a gravitational force into electrical energy. The cell includes a reaction vessel and a first stationary homogeneous phase of dissociated aqueous cations and a second stationary homogeneous aqueous phase of dissociated aqueous reactant cations, both phases being disposed within the reaction vessel, and providing bulk solvent... Agent:

20140342219 - Secondary battery and method for restoring capacity of secondary battery: An exterior body of a secondary battery includes an insertion portion for insertion of a third electrode including metal lithium. An injection and expelling portion through which an electrolyte solution can be replaced is further provided. Specifically, a nonaqueous secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, an electrolyte... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20140342220 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes a case, an electrode assembly disposed in the case, and an insulating member disposed in the case, the insulating member being fixed to the electrode assembly, the insulating member including a first portion and a second portion, the second portion extending from the first portion and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140342221 - Process for the manufacture of 1, 1'-difluorosubstituted dialkyl carbonates, isomers thereof and electrolyte compositions containing them: Fluoroalkyl alkyl carbonates which are suitable as additives or solvents in lithium ion batteries are prepared from fluoroalkyl fluoroformiates and an aldehyde, preferably formaldehyde and acetaldehyde. 1,1′-difluoromethyl carbonate and 1,1′-di-fluorodiethylcarbonate are the preferred compounds prepared by the process of the present invention.... Agent:

20140342222 - Si-block copolymer core-shell nanoparticles to buffer volumetric change and anode active material for lithium secondary battery using the same: The Si-block copolymer core-shell nanoparticles include: a Si core; and a block copolymer shell including a block having relatively relatively high affinity for Si and a block having relatively low affinity for Si and forming a spherical micelle structure around the Si core. Since the Si-block copolymer core-shell nanoparticles exhibit... Agent: Oci Company Ltd.

20140342223 - Actinic and electron beam radiation curable water based electrode binders and electrodes incorporating same: A process for manufacturing an electrode utilizing electron beam (EB) or actinic radiation to cure the electrode binder is provided. A process is also disclosed for mixing specific actinic or EB radiation curable polymer precursors with electrode solid particles to form an aqueous mixture, application of the mixture to an... Agent: Miltec Corporation

20140342225 - Electrode for electrochemical device: An electrode for electrochemical device which is provided with an electrode active material layer containing an electrode active material and a binder, comprising binder-covered parts 220 comprised of a binder which covers at least parts of the surfaces of particles of an electrode active material 210 and binder-connecting parts 230... Agent: Zeon Corporation

20140342226 - Electrode for lithium ion secondary battery, lithium ion secondary battery, slurry composition, and method for producing electrode for lithium ion secondary battery: An electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery includes an electrode active material and a water-soluble polymer. The water-soluble polymer is a copolymer containing 1% by weight to 30% by weight of an aromatic vinyl monomer unit, 20% by weight to 60% by weight of an unsaturated carboxylic acid monomer... Agent:

20140342224 - Electrode-forming composition: The invention pertains to an aqueous electrode-forming composition comprising:—at least one fluoropolymer [polymer (F)];—particles of at least one powdery active electrode material [particles (P)], said particles (P) comprising a core of an active electrode compound [compound (E)] and an outer layer of a metallic compound [compound (M)] different from Lithium,... Agent: Solvay Specialty Polymers Italy S.p.a.

20140342227 - Lithium-sulphur cell cathode with a layer system: A cathode for a lithium-sulphur cell includes a current collector. A cathode layer system is applied to the current collector in order to achieve a high energy density, current rate and cycle stability. This layer system includes at least one conductive layer and at least one layer that contains sulphur.... Agent:

20140342228 - Metal/non-metal co-doped lithium titanate spheres with hierarchical micro/nano architectures for high rate lithium ion batteries: The present invention is to provide a lithium titanate (LTO) material for a lithium ion battery. The LTO material has hierarchical micro/nano architecture, and comprises a plurality of micron-sized secondary LTO spheres, and a plurality of pores incorporated with metal formed by a metal dopant. Each of the micron-sized secondary... Agent: Nano And Advanced Materials Institute Limited

20140342229 - Positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery: Disclosed are a cathode active material for a lithium secondary battery, and a lithium secondary battery including the same. The disclosed cathode active material includes a core including a compound represented by Formula 1; and a shell including a compound represented by Formula 2, in which the core and the... Agent:

20140342231 - Composite particles, method for producing same, electrode material for secondary batteries, 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: particles of lithium-containing phosphate; and carbon coating comprising at least one carbon material selected from the group consisting of (i)... Agent:

20140342230 - Positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: Disclosed is a positive electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, including a current collector and a mixture layer attached thereto. The mixture layer includes an active material including particles of a first active material, i.e., a lithium-manganese composite oxide, and particles of a second active material, i.e., a lithium-nickel... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140342232 - Structurally stable active material for battery electrodes: A process of producing active material for an electrode of an electrochemical cell includes providing lithium-intercalating carbon particles having an average particle size of 1 μm to 100 μm as component 1, providing silicon particles having an average particle size of 5 nm to 500 nm as component 2, providing... Agent:

20140342233 - Sulfur-carbon composite for lithium-sulfur battery, the method for preparing said composite, and the electrode material and lithium-sulfur battery comprising said composite: The present invention relates to a sulfur-carbon composite, comprising a pyrolysis microporous carbon sphere (PMCS) substrate and sulfur loaded into said pyrolysis microporous carbon sphere (PMCS) substrate; as well as a method for preparing said sulfur-carbon composite, an electrode material and a lithium-sulfur battery comprising said sulfur-carbon composite.... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140342234 - Sulfur-carbon composite for lithium-sulfur battery, the method for preparing said composite, and the electrode material and lithium-sulfur battery comprising said composite: The present invention relates to a sulfur-carbon composite made from microporous-carbon-coated carbon nanotube (CNT@MPC) composites, in particular a sulfur-carbon composite, which comprises a carbon-carbon composite substrate (CNT@MPC) and sulfur loaded into said carbon-carbon composite substrate (CNT@MPC); as well as a method for preparing said sulfur-carbon composite, an electrode material and... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140342235 - Negative active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method for preparing same, and rechargeable lithium battery including same: Disclosed are a negative active material for a rechargeable lithium battery, a method of preparing the same, and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same. The negative active material includes a composite particle including a silicon particle and a carbon coating layer coated on the surface of the silicon particle... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140342236 - Scalable fabrication of one-dimensional and three-dimensional, conducting, nanostructured templates for diverse applications such as battery electrodes for next generation batteries: Articles including an array of one-dimensional or three-dimensional nanopillar arrays disposed on a substrate and methods for the formation thereof. The methods can include filling a plurality of hollow nanopillars, which are supported on a substrate, with a first conductive material and removing the plurality of hollow nanopillars to leave... Agent:

20140342237 - Separator for electrochemical device and manufacturing method thereof: Disclosed are a separator for an electrochemical device substantially comprising inorganic particles to provide an excellent mechanical strength, an electrochemical device comprising the same, and a method of manufacturing the separator using a high internal phase emulsion (RIPE).... Agent:

20140342238 - Method of manufacturing porous separator comprising elastic material, porous separator manufactured by the method, and secondary battery comprising the separator: Disclosed is a method of manufacturing a porous separator including an elastic material, and a separator manufactured by the method. The separator includes an elastic material being uniformly dispersed in a polymer at a weight ratio of 40:60 to 5:95, and a value of elongation at break in a low... Agent:

20140342239 - Electrolyte having eutectic mixture of hetero cyclic compound and lithium salt and electrochemical device containing the same: An electrolyte includes an eutectic mixture composed of (a) a hetero cyclic compound having a predetermined chemistry figure, and (b) an ionizable lithium salt. An electrochemical device having the electrolyte. The eutectic mixture included in the electrolyte exhibits inherent characteristics of an eutectic mixture such as excellent thermal stability and... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140342240 - Fluorinated phosphazenes for use as electrolyte additives and co-solvents in lithium ion batteries: An electrolyte solution for use in a battery includes at least: an ionizable salt; at least one organic solvent; and at least one cyclic phosphazene compound.... Agent:

20140342241 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution and lithium secondary battery including the same:

20140342243 - Electrolyte and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: An electrolyte for a rechargeable lithium battery, the electrolyte including a lithium salt, a non-aqueous organic solvent, a first additive represented by Chemical Formula 1, and a second additive represented by Chemical Formula 2 is disclosed. A rechargeable lithium battery including the electrolyte is also disclosed. The structures and definitions... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140342242 - Organic electrolyte solution and lithium battery comprising the same: An organic electrolyte solution and a lithium battery using the same are disclosed. The organic electrolyte solution includes a lithium salt, an organic solution, a thiophene-based compound and a nitrile-based compound.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140342244 - Electrolyte including silane for use in electrochemical devices: The electrolyte includes one or more salts and a silane. The silane has a silicon linked to one or more first substituents that each include a poly(alkylene oxide) moiety or a cyclic carbonate moiety. The silane can be linked to four of the first substituents. Alternately, the silane can be... Agent:

20140342245 - Power storage device, lithium-ion secondary battery, electric double layer capacitor and lithium-ion capacitor: One object is to provide a power storage device including an electrolyte using a room-temperature ionic liquid which includes a univalent anion and a cyclic quaternary ammonium cation having excellent reduction resistance. Another object is to provide a high-performance power storage device. A room-temperature ionic liquid which includes a cyclic... Agent:

20140342246 - Positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing the same, and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: e

20140342247 - Flexible and implantable glucose fuel cell: A glucose fuel cell for reception into a given constrained volume of implantation in a vertebrate in which the glucose fuel cell has access to fluid containing glucose. The fuel cell includes an anode adapted to oxidize the glucose, a cathode adapted to reduce an oxidant, and a membrane disposed... Agent:

20140342248 - Fuel cell: In a fuel cell (1) including an anode electrode (10), a cathode electrode (12), a membrane (14) which has ionic conductivity and is disposed between the anode electrode (10) and the cathode electrode (12), an ion-conductive gel-like substance (15) is held between the cathode electrode (12) and the membrane (14)... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140342249 - Lithium secondary batteries containing lithium salt-ionic liquid solvent electrolyte: A rechargeable lithium metal or lithium-ion cell comprising a cathode having a cathode active material and/or a conductive supporting structure, an anode having an anode active material and/or a conductive supporting nano-structure, a porous separator electronically separating the anode and the cathode, a highly concentrated electrolyte in contact with the... Agent:

20140342250 - Air cell and assembled battery using the same: An air cell includes a positive electrode layer, an electrolyte layer stacked on the positive electrode layer, a negative electrode layer stacked on the electrolyte layer and an electroconductive liquid-tight ventilation layer stacked on the positive electrode layer, the electroconductive liquid-tight ventilation layer being positioned on the opposite side of... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20140342252 - Fuel cell mechanical components: A modular fuel cell system includes a base, at least four power modules arranged in a row on the base, and a fuel processing module and power conditioning module arranged on at least one end of the row on the base. Each power module includes a separate cabinet which contains... Agent:

20140342251 - Integrated power generation and carbon capture using fuel cells: Systems and methods are provided for capturing CO2 from a combustion source using molten carbonate fuel cells (MCFCs). The fuel cells are operated to have a reduced anode fuel utilization. Optionally, at least a portion of the anode exhaust is recycled for use as a fuel for the combustion source.... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140342253 - Air blower for fuel cell vehicle: Provided is an air blower for a fuel cell vehicle in which a bypass flow amount that ensures a surge margin is used to cool a motor to improve the efficiency of the motor. More specifically, a seal is arranged on a rear of an impeller and an air-through channel... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140342254 - Photo-catalytic systems for production of hydrogen: A system for splitting water and producing hydrogen for later use as an energy source may include the use of a photoactive material including PCCN and plasmonic nanoparticles. A method for producing the PCCN may include a semiconductor nanocrystal synthesis and an exchange of organic capping agents with inorganic capping... Agent: Sunpower Technologies LLC

20140342255 - Microstructured cathode for self-regulated oxygen generation and consumption: A fuel cell is disclosed with a self-regulated oxygen supply used in conjunction with a self-pumping fuel supply (e.g., a self-pumping anode). The cathode side of the fuel cell includes a gas diffusion electrode interposed between the fuel chamber and the oxidant chamber (e.g., H2O2), the gas diffusion electrode having... Agent:

20140342257 - Fuel supply system, fuel cell system, and method for running each: To stably supply a gaseous fuel by setting a calorific value as a management value even if a composition of the fuel varies. A composition-independent flow meter 4 is disposed in series with a thermal flow meter 3 in a supply pathway of the fuel. When the measured values of... Agent:

20140342256 - Process for producing an adjustable gas composition for fuel cell application: A method for producing an adjustable gas composition to be used as an anode gas for a fuel cell, such as a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC), is performed in a system comprising (a) a fuel processing unit (1), wherein a hydrocarbon fuel raw material is converted to reformate gas,... Agent: Tops&#xf8 E Fuel Cell A/s

20140342258 - Fuel cell startup method for fast freeze startup: A method for starting a cold or frozen fuel cell stack as efficiently and quickly as possible in a vehicle application is based upon a state of charge of a first power source such as a high voltage battery. Power flow between the first power source and fuel cell system... Agent:

20140342259 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system of the present invention includes: a fuel cell supplied with fuel gas and oxidizing gas to generate electricity; a fuel gas supply unit supplying the fuel gas to the fuel cell; an oxidizing gas supply unit supplying the oxidizing gas to the fuel cell; an aftercooler... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20140342260 - Fuel cell vehicle air-conditioning apparatus and control method thereof: A fuel cell vehicle air-conditioning apparatus includes: a cooling system that adjusts a temperature of a fuel cell; a waste heat collection unit that collects at least a part of waste heat from the fuel cell and uses the collected waste heat to heat a cabin interior of the fuel... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140342261 - Slide valve for fuel cell power generator: A power generator includes a fuel container adapted to hold a hydrogen containing fuel. A sliding valve is coupled between a fuel cell and a fuel container. A pressure responsive actuator is coupled to the two stage valve and the fuel container.... Agent:

20140342262 - Fuel cell: The present invention relates to a hydrogen, methanol, or ethanol fuel cell comprising an anode electrocatalyst comprising palladium and iridium, and relates to a fuel cell stack comprising said fuel cell. The invention also relates to a method of making a fuel cell. The invention also relates to the use... Agent: Ucl Business PLC

20140342263 - Planar solid oxide fuel cell stack and its interconnect thereof: A planar solid oxide fuel cell stack which can expand in both the vertical and horizontal directions is disclosed. The planar solid oxide fuel cell stack comprises an interconnect which consists of an interconnect body, a first flowing area and a second flowing area, wherein the first and the second... Agent: National Chiao Tung University

20140342264 - Flow field plate for improved coolant flow: Bipolar plate assemblies are disclosed in which the transition fuel channels are offset from the transition oxidant channels in the transition regions on the active sides of the plates. This configuration allows for a reduced pressure drop in the coolant flow in the transition regions on the inactive, coolant side... Agent: Ford Motor Company

20140342266 - Fuel cell including coupling device: A fuel cell including a coupling device according to the present invention is configured such that a fastening member for fastening a manifold to a stack is coupled to the manifold in such a manner that the fastening member directly contacts the manifold thus enabling the stack and the manifold... Agent: Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd.

20140342265 - Fuel cell systems: Described herein are fuel cell systems that include fuel cell covers, as well as electronic systems and methods for optimizing the performance of a fuel cell system. In the various embodiments, a fuel cell cover includes an interface structure proximate to one or more fuel cells. The interface structure is... Agent: Soci&#xe9 T&#xe9 Bic

20140342267 - Corrosion resistant barrier layer for a solid oxide fuel cell stack and method of making thereof: A method of forming diffusion barrier layer includes providing an interconnect for a fuel cell stack, forming a glass barrier precursor layer over a Mn and/or Co containing electrically conductive contact layer on the interconnect, and heating the barrier precursor layer to precipitate crystals in the barrier precursor layer to... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20140342268 - Redox flow secondary battery and electrolyte membrane for redox flow secondary battery: The problem addressed by the present invention is to obtain an electrolyte membrane that, as an electrolyte membrane for a redox flow secondary battery, is able to suppress the ion permeability of an active substance without detracting from proton (H+) permeability, has superior ion-selective permeability, has low electrical resistivity, and... Agent: Asahikaseie-materials Corporation

20140342269 - Method of manufacturing anode core-shell complex for solid oxide fuel cell using hydrazine reducing agent and surfactant: Provided is a method of manufacturing an anode core-shell complex for a solid oxide fuel cell, including (A) manufacturing a stabilized zirconia (YSZ) sol by using zirconium hydroxide (Zr(OH)4) and yttrium nitrate (Y(NO3)3.6H2O) as a starting material and distilled water as a solvent by a hydrothermal method, (B) agitating nickel... Agent: Korea Institute Of Ceramic Engineering And Technology

20140342270 - Novel cu-based cermet materials for solid oxide fuel cells: The present invention relates to a cermet body composition for the preparation of novel cermet materials to be used in solid oxide fuel cells. The cermet body composition comprises a ceramic component and a metallic component, wherein the ceramic component is in the range of 5% to 95% by wt... Agent: Universiti Brunei Darussalam

20140342271 - Micromold methods for fabricating perforated substrates and for preparing solid polymer electrolyte composite membranes: In polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells and electrolyzes, attaining and maintaining high membrane conductivity and durability is crucial for performance and efficiency. The use of low equivalent weight (EW) perfluorinated ionomers is one of the few options available to improve membrane conductivity. However, excessive dimensional changes of low EW... Agent:

  
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:

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