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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process March listing by industry category 03/11

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03/31/2011 > 80 patent applications in 59 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20110076519 - Systems and methods for sustainable wastewater and biosolids treatment: Methods of sustainable wastewater and biosolids treatment using a bioreactor including a microbial fuel cell are disclosed. In some embodiments, the methods include the following: enriching an anode of the microbial fuel cell in the bioreactor with a substantially soluble electron acceptor; growing the bacteria in the presence of the... Agent:

20110076521 - Battery unit and secondary battery assembly equipped with the battery unit: According to one embodiment, a battery unit includes a first cell unit, a second cell unit and a third cell unit arranged adjacent to the first cell unit, respectively. Each cell unit includes a plurality of secondary battery cells, and the respective secondary battery cells are formed of a main... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110076522 - Printed circuit board and fuel cell: An FPC board includes a base insulating layer. The base insulating layer is composed of a first insulating portion and a second insulating portion. A bend portion is provided in the first insulating portion. A conductor layer is formed on one surface of the base insulating layer. The conductor layer... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20110076520 - Secondary battery: Disclosed is a secondary battery that includes a bare cell, a first circuit module, and a second circuit module. The bare cell includes an electrode terminal connected to one type of polarity of the battery and a plate terminal connected to another type of polarity of the battery. The first... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110076523 - Information-processing equipment: There is provided an information-processing equipment including a chassis having a housing section for detachably housing a battery pack therein, wherein the housing section is formed to include an opening portion for enabling inserting the battery pack from a side of the chassis, a back wall which opposes to a... Agent:

20110076524 - Fuel cell power system and operating method thereof: A fuel cell power system and an operating method thereof are proposed in which, the power generation performance of the fuel cell is effectively recovered in a short period of time without additionally requiring any reducing agent or an inactive gas and while minimizing the degradation of the catalyst in... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20110076525 - Battery management system with energy balance among multiple battery cells: The present invention provides a battery circuit including a first battery cell with a first parameter having a first value and a second battery cell with a second parameter having a second value. The second battery cell is coupled to the first battery cell in series. The battery circuit further... Agent: O2micro Inc.

20110076526 - Electrolyte compositions: An electrolyte for a flow cell battery is provided. The electrolyte includes a concentration of chromium ions that is greater than the concentration of iron ions.... Agent:

20110076527 - Dual sealing cap assembly and cylindrical secondary battery including the same: The present invention relates to a cap assembly and a battery including the same. More particularly, the present invention relates to a cap assembly for a cylindrical secondary battery, in which the support unit of a current interrupt device (CID) is seated in the inclined portion or the terraced portion... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110076529 - Film-covered electrical device and assembled battery: The film-covered electrical device of the present invention includes covered portion (S1) where a portion of covering film (6) is folded to cover end surface (5d) of covering film (5) through which metal layer (5b) is exposed, non-covered portion (S2) where end surface (5d) of covering film (5) is not... Agent: Nec Corporation

20110076528 - Secondary battery: There is provided a secondary battery enabling an electrode terminal to be deformed in an internal direction of a can by preventing the upper plate of the can from being deformed in an internal direction of the can when a compression is applied in a direction perpendicular to the longitudinal... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110076530 - Battery management device, secondary battery device, and vehicle: According to one embodiment, a device includes a power management module to which a power is supplied from an external power source, a power source supply circuit to which a power is supplied from the power management module via a first input terminal, a latch circuit configured to be operated... Agent:

20110076531 - Voltage sensing member and battery module employed with the same: Disclosed herein is a battery module configured in a structure in which two or more battery cells, each of which has electrode terminals formed at one end or opposite ends thereof, are stacked in a state in which the battery cells are electrically connected to each other, wherein the electrode... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110076534 - Lithium ion secondary battery: A lithium ion secondary battery 1 includes a spirally wound electrode assembly 20 and a cylindrical battery container 10. The spirally wound electrode assembly 20 includes a negative electrode 21, a positive electrode 22 and a separator 23. The negative electrode 21 includes negative-electrode active material layers 21b and 21c... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110076532 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly formed by winding a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate and a separator. The first and second electrode plates are connected to first and second electrode tabs at one side and another side of the electrode assembly, respectively. The separator is interposed... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd

20110076533 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery in which a fixing tape is attached to an electrode assembly, a positive electrode tab, a negative electrode tab, and a cap plate without use of an insulating case to prevent the electrode assembly from vibrating. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a positive electrode... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110076535 - Secondary battery and secondary battery manufacturing method: In a secondary battery, for providing a structure which can enable a welding operation even when a gap is formed between a current collecting plate and a winding assembly, recessed portions are formed in a positive current collecting plate. The recessed portions are disposed opposite to the winding assembly. A... Agent:

20110076536 - Battery cover assembly and portable electronic device utilizing the same: A portable electronic device includes a base, a battery cover defining a notch, and a latching module. The base has two latching tabs. The latching module comprises an operating element, and two latching element fixed on the battery cover. The operating element is slidably received in the notch. When the... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110076537 - Electronic device with battery ejection mechanism: An electronic device comprises a housing, a battery retainer arranged in the housing, a battery, a movable member and at least one resilient member. The battery retainer defines a battery cavity and a spring tab. The battery retained in the battery cavity defines a recessed portion and a protrusion protruding... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110076538 - Method and apparatus for the external application of a battery pack adhesive: A method and apparatus for simplifying battery pack assembly that allows inspection of the cell-to-housing bonding region is provided. In particular, a battery pack housing member is provided that includes an interior surface that partially defines the interior region of the battery pack and that includes a plurality of cell... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.

20110076539 - Method of producing photoelectric conversion element, photoelectric conversion element, and photoelectrochemical cell: wherein A represents a group of atoms necessary for forming a ring; at least one of Y1 and Y2 represents an acidic group and the other represents an electron-attracting group; D represents a dye residue; n represents 1 or a greater integer; L represents a single bond or divalent linking... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110076541 - Battery: A battery comprising a plurality of individual cells that are formed by heat conducting reciprocal housing plates that are positioned at a distance from each other at least in sections so as to form fluid-permeable flow-through channels. A fluid flow guiding unit is disposed on at least one edge side... Agent: Daimler Ag

20110076540 - Battery cooling apparatus for electric vehicle: A battery pack apparatus has a plurality of battery cell units that are stacked together in generally parallel relation. The battery cell units are configured to define converging air flow spaces therebetween. An air inlet header provides a converging air inlet plenum that is situated adjacent one side of the... Agent:

20110076542 - High-performance rechargeable batteries with fast solid-state ion conductors: A high-performance rechargeable battery using ultra-fast ion conductors. In one embodiment the rechargeable battery apparatus includes an enclosure, a first electrode operatively connected to the enclosure, a second electrode operatively connected to the enclosure, a nanomaterial in the enclosure, and a heat transfer unit.... Agent:

20110076543 - Cap assembly, can , and secondary battery employing the same: Provided are a cap assembly and a can, and a secondary battery. The secondary battery includes a plurality of bare cells, each of which includes a cap-up used as an electrode terminal; and a conductive plate installed on top of the cap-ups and connecting a plurality of adjacent bare cells... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110076544 - Stack type battery: A stack type battery has a plurality of positive electrode plates (1) and a plurality of negative electrode plates (2), which are alternately stacked one on the other with separators (3) interposed therebetween. It also has positive electrode leads (11) and negative electrode leads (12) protruding from the respective electrode... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110076545 - Stack type battery and battery module: A plurality of positive electrode plates (1) and a plurality of negative electrode plates are alternately stacked with separators interposed between the positive and negative electrodes. Positive electrode leads (11) and negative electrode leads extending outward from the respective electrode plates are respectively stacked on and joined to a positive... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110076546 - Middle and large-sized battery module having electrode terminal connecting member and insulating joint member: Disclosed herein is a middle- or large-sized battery module having a structure in which two or more plate-shaped secondary battery cells (‘battery cells’) are arranged in a lateral direction thereof, wherein the battery cells have electrode terminals arranged in the same direction, plate-shaped electrode terminal connecting members to electrically connect... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110076547 - Rechargeable battery: A secondary battery includes a plurality of electrode assemblies disposed in a same direction, each electrode assembly of the plurality of electrode assemblies including a first electrode plate with a first electrode non-coating portion, a second electrode plate with a second electrode non-coating portion, and a separator between the first... Agent:

20110076548 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery is disclosed. In one embodiment, the battery includes an electrode assembly having a diameter of L2, a can housing the electrode assembly and at least one fixing portion extending from an inner wall of the can toward an outer surface of the electrode assembly. In one embodiment,... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110076549 - Secondary battery and method of fabricating the same: A secondary battery and a method of fabricating the same. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode plate, and a separator interposed therebetween, a sealing tape surrounding a circumferential surface of the electrode assembly, a can housing the electrode assembly, and a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110076550 - Battery with protective packaging: A battery comprises at least one battery cell on a support, the battery cell comprising a plurality of electrodes about an electrolyte, and having a surface. A thermoplastic material covers the surface of the battery cell, the thermoplastic material comprising a nitrogen permeability or oxygen permeability that is less than... Agent: Front Edge Technology, Inc.

20110076551 - Battery storage structure for acoustic equipment: The present invention relates to a battery storage structure for acoustic equipment having a housing and a battery-driven speaker disposed on the housing, the battery storage structure for storing a battery in the housing. A case storage section is disposed in the housing and has an open surface. A battery... Agent: Roland Corporation

20110076553 - Battery cover member: A battery cover member (10) of the present invention includes a metallic electrode terminal (40), a metallic cover member (30) having through holes (32), and an insulating resin member (50), in which the electrode terminals inserted into the through hole and the cover member are integrally bonded together by the... Agent: Toyoda Gosei Co., L.td.

20110076552 - Secondary battery: By combining crimping fixing and laser welding, a collector attached to a substrate of an electrode assembly is fixed to a terminal. A negative electrode terminal 19A has a terminal portion formed on one side of a flange portion, and a cylindrical crimping member 19b on the other side. The... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110076554 - Secondary battery with enhanced ability to prevent leakage: A secondary battery includes a can having an interior space, an electrode assembly provided in the interior space of the can, and a cap assembly seated on an opening formed in the can to seal the can and electrically connected to the electrode assembly. The cap assembly includes a cap... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110076555 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including: an electrode assembly including a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator interposed between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate; a can accommodating the electrode assembly and an open end; and a cap assembly to seal the open end of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110076556 - Metal oxide coated positive electrode materials for lithium-based batteries: Positive electrode active materials are formed with various metal oxide coatings. Excellent results have been obtained with the coatings on lithium rich metal oxide active materials. Surprisingly improved results are obtained with metal oxide coatings with lower amounts of coating material. High specific capacity results are obtained even at higher... Agent:

20110076558 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary cell: s

20110076557 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle:

20110076559 - Positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A positive electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, having an active material layer containing a positive electrode active material and an inorganic particle layer provided on a surface of the active material layer. The inorganic particle contains inorganic particles, a polyvinyl pyrrolidone, and an aqueous binder.... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110076560 - Electrochemical cells comprising porous structures comprising sulfur: The present invention relates to the use of porous structures comprising sulfur in electrochemical cells. Such materials may be useful, for example, in forming one or more electrodes in an electrochemical cell. For example, the systems and methods described herein may comprise the use of an electrode comprising a conductive... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20110076561 - Method for manufacturing electrode, and method for manufacturing power storage device and power generation and storage device having the electrode: The characteristics of a power storage device are improved and the lifetime of the power storage device is prolonged. An electrode is manufactured through the following steps: a step of forming an electrode film; a step of forming a damage layer by ion doping on the electrode film; and a... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110076562 - Mixture of basic lead sulfates: A microporous lead-containing solid material is produced, which can serve as a carrier for desired materials into a reaction for various desired purposes. For example, if the microporous solid is impregnated with borax it tends to inhibit the growth of unduly large crystals of tetrabasic lead, which is useful in... Agent:

20110076564 - Positive electrode active material, method of manufacturing the positive electrode active material, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the positive electrode active material: A positive electrode active material having a lithium-excess lithium-transition metal composite oxide particle represented by the chemical formula Li1.2Mn0.54Ni0.13Co0.13O2. The lithium-excess lithium-transition metal composite oxide particle has an inner portion (1) having a layered structure and a surface adjacent portion (2) having a crystal structure gradually changing from a layered... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110076563 - Positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for producing the same: A positive electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a current collector including Al, and a positive electrode active material layer adhering to the current collector. The positive electrode active material layer includes a composite oxide containing Li and a transition metal element Me. The positive electrode active material... Agent:

20110076565 - Negative active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing the same, and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: The present invention provides a negative active material for a rechargeable lithium battery, including an inner layer including a material being capable of doping and dedoping lithium, a carbon layer outside the inner layer, and an outer layer disposed on the carbon layer and including a material being capable of... Agent: Unist Academy-industry Research Corporation

20110076566 - Negative electrode active material, negative electrode, and power storage device: An object is to improve characteristics of a power storage device and achieve a long lifetime. In the case where a lithium nitride is used for a negative electrode active material of a power storage device, a plurality of lithium nitride layers with different lithium concentrations are stacked. For example,... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110076569 - Current carrying block for resistance welding, and method for manufacturing sealed battery and sealed battery each using the current carrying block: In a sealed battery, a metal current carrying block 24A having a protrusion 24b on each of the two opposing faces is placed between positive or negative electrode substrate exposed portions that are divided into two so as to bring the protrusion 24b on each of the two opposing faces... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110076567 - Method for forming a thin-film lithium-ion battery: A method for forming a lithium-ion type battery including the steps of forming, over an at least locally conductive substrate, an insulating layer having a through opening; successively and conformally depositing a stack comprising a cathode collector layer, a cathode layer, an electrolyte layer, and an anode layer, this stack... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (tours) Sas

20110076568 - Method for forming a vertical thin-film lithium-ion battery: A method for forming a lithium-ion type battery, including the successive steps of: forming, in a substrate, a trench; successively and conformally depositing a stack including a cathode collector layer, a cathode layer, an electrolyte layer, and an anode layer, this stack having a thickness smaller than the depth of... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (tours) Sas

20110076570 - Solid state electrolyte layer, electrode active material layer, all solid state lithium battery, manufacturing method for solid state electrolyte layer, and manufacturing method for electrode active material layer: A solid state electrolyte layer includes a sulfide solid state electrolyte material that is manufactured from a raw material composition containing Li2S and P2S5 and is substantially free of bridging sulfur, and a hydrophobic polymer for binding the sulfide solid state electrolyte material.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110076571 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery is prevented from decreasing the remaining capacity and returned capacity at the time of continuous charge at high voltages and high temperatures. The battery has positive and negative electrodes, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution containing ethylene carbonate and fluoroethylene carbonate as a solvent. The positive... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110076572 - Non-aqueous electrolytes for electrochemical cells: A non-aqueous electrolyte includes an ionic electrolyte salt, and a non-aqueous electrolyte solvent that includes a mixture of siloxane or a silane or a mixture thereof, a sulfone, and a fluorinated ether or fluorinated ester or a mixture thereof, an ionic liquid, or a carbonate.... Agent:

20110076573 - Solid oxide type fuel cell and operating method thereof: It is possible to rapidly start a fuel cell and perform temperature increase operation and temperature decrease operation at start/stop without providing a separate purge gas supply system. The solid oxide type fuel cell includes a reformer (21) or the reformer (21) together with a water vapor generator (22), and... Agent:

20110076574 - Fuel cell system controller: A fuel cell system that includes a control system for regulating the power produced by the fuel cell system. The fuel cell system includes a fuel cell stack adapted to produce electrical power from a feed. In some embodiments, the fuel cell system includes a fuel processing assembly adapted to... Agent: Idatech, LLC

20110076575 - System for the autonomous generation of hydrogen for an on-board system: The present invention relates to a system for generating hydrogen for an on-board device comprising a system for regenerating the material consumed by the generation of hydrogen.... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20110076576 - Solid oxide fuel cell device: The present invention is a solid oxide fuel cell device with a load following function for changing a fuel supply rate in response to a load defined as a required power determined by demand power. The solid oxide fuel cell device of the present invention comprises a fuel module having... Agent:

20110076577 - Solid oxide fuel cell device: The present invention is a solid oxide fuel cell device with a load following function for changing a fuel supply rate in response to a load defined as a required power determined by demand power. The solid oxide fuel cell device comprises a fuel cell module having a fuel cell... Agent:

20110076578 - Solid oxide fuel cell device: The present invention is a solid oxide fuel cell device (1), having a fuel cell module (2) furnished with a plurality of fuel cell units (16); fuel supply means (38) for supplying fuel; generating oxidant gas supply means (45) for supplying oxidant gas for generation; combustion section placed at one... Agent:

20110076579 - Fuel cell system and method of controlling a fuel cell system: In a fuel cell system that includes a reformer adapted to reform a feedstock, and a fuel cell that uses fuel gas contained in the reformed gas produced by this reformer to generate electricity, aims to improve generation efficiency in the fuel cell through a relatively simple feature. The fuel... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110076580 - Fuel cell system, and method of stopping fuel cell system: For implementing a stop control which extracts a current from a fuel cell and consumes a cathode side oxygen at a system stop, the current extraction from the fuel cell is ended in a state that a certain quantity of oxygen smaller than when the current extraction is started remains... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110076581 - Stack operation method aimed at cell reversal prevention: A method for preventing a fuel cell voltage potential reversal including determining a relationship between the cell resistance and the current of a fuel cell stack at which a fuel cell voltage potential reversal will occur, operating the fuel cell stack according to a power demand requested, and determining the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110076582 - Method to improve fuel cell system performance using cell voltage prediction of fuel cell stack: A system and method for determining the maximum allowed stack current limit rate for a fuel cell stack that considers cell voltage. The method includes estimating a fuel cell stack voltage based on a fuel cell resistance value, stack variables and a current request signal. The fuel cell resistance value... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110076583 - Fuel cell with anode and cathode plate temperature difference: A method of operating a fuel cell is described. The method includes controlling the temperature of the anode plate and the temperature of the cathode plate to obtain a temperature difference of at least about 2° C. between the anode plate and the cathode plate. A fuel cell is also... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110076584 - Fuel cell system: Provided is a fuel cell system capable of ensuring responsiveness during acceleration even when a motor with a smaller torque as compared to the related art is used. A control apparatus reduces the revolution speeds of motors of an air compressor, a circulation pump and a cooling pump by a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110076585 - Fuel cell stack compression devices and methods: A ceramic baffle is configured to place a load on a stack of electrochemical cells and direct a reactant feed flow stream to the stack.... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20110076586 - Fuel cell comprising separator with protrusions in zigzag-pattern: A separator of a fuel cell includes a sandwiching section, first and second bridges connected to the sandwiching section, a fuel gas supply section connected to the first bridge and an oxygen-containing gas supply section connected to the second bridge. The sandwiching section sandwiches an electrolyte electrode assembly, and has... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110076587 - Highly electrically conductive surfaces for electrochemical applications and methods to produce same: A method to use a novel structured metal-ceramic composite powder to improve the surface electrical conductivity of corrosion resistant metal substrates by thermal spraying the structured powder onto a surface of a metallic substrate is disclosed. The structured powder has a metal core and is wholly or partially surrounded by... Agent: Treadstone Technologies, Inc.

20110076588 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell is equipped with a laminated body having a plurality of single cells and end plates clamping the single cells, and with an insulating body disposed at a lateral surface portion of the laminated body. The insulating body has a protrusion protruding to the laminated body side, and... Agent:

20110076590 - Bipolar plate for fuel cell and fuel cell: The object of the present invention is to provide a bipolar plate for a fuel cell, suppressing the stay of condensed water in a gas diffusion layer and improving gas diffusion performance. The bipolar plate supplies reaction gas to a power generating surface and has a channel for the reaction... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20110076591 - Membrane electrode assembly for fuel cell: The membrane electrode assembly comprises an anode including a catalyst and a solid polymer electrolyte; a cathode including a catalyst and a solid polymer electrolyte; a solid polymer electrolyte membrane interposed between the anode and the cathode; an anode gas diffusion layer; and a cathode gas diffusion layer, a set... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20110076592 - Membrane-electrode-assembly and fuel cell: The membrane-electrode-assembly of the present invention has a polymer electrolyte membrane, a pair of catalyst layers opposed to each other to interpose the polymer electrolyte membrane therebetween, and an anode gas diffusion layer and a cathode gas diffusion layer opposed to each other to interpose the polymer electrolyte membrane and... Agent:

20110076589 - Nano-patterned electrolytes in solid oxide fuel cells: A nano-patterned membrane electrode assembly (MEA) is provided, which includes an electrolyte membrane layer having a three-dimensional close-packed array of hexagonal-pyramids, a first porous electrode layer, disposed on a top surface of the electrolyte membrane layer that conforms to a top surface-shape of the three-dimensional close-packed array of hexagonal-pyramids, and... Agent:

20110076593 - Direct oxidation fuel cell: A direct oxidation fuel cell including at least one cell, the cell being a stacked body including: a membrane electrode assembly including an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte membrane disposed between the anode and the cathode; an anode-side separator having a fuel flow channel for supplying a liquid fuel... Agent:

20110076594 - Ceria-based electrolytes in solid oxide fuel cells: A solid oxide fuel cell is provided having a ceria-based bulk electrolyte layer, an interface layer, an anode and a cathode, where the ceria-based bulk electrolyte layer is disposed between the cathode and the interface layer, and the interface layer is disposed between the ceria-based bulk electrolyte layer and the... Agent:

20110076595 - Direct oxidation fuel cell: A direct oxidation fuel cell includes at least one cell. The cell includes a membrane electrode assembly including an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte membrane disposed between the anode and the cathode. The cell also includes: an anode-side separator being in contact with the anode and having a fuel... Agent:

20110076596 - Gas flow passage forming member, method of manufacturing the gas flow passage forming member, and device for forming the gas flow passage forming member: An MEA 15 is arranged between frames 13, 14. A first gas flow passage forming member 21 is arranged between an anode electrode layer 17 of the MEA 15 and a first separator 23 fixed to an upper surface of the frame 13. A second gas flow passage forming member... Agent:

20110076597 - Wire mesh current collector, solid state electrochemical devices including the same, and methods of making the same: A tubular conductive wire mesh is provided for use in solid state electrochemical devices such as fuel cells. The tubular conductive wire mesh is typically formed from wire using knitting, weaving, or similar process. The mesh typically includes a plurality of substantially uniform interconnected adjacent segments that may form junctions... Agent: Ut-battelle, LLC

20110076598 - Corrin compound fuel cell catalysts: The invention provides metal-containing corrin compounds as catalysts for oxygen reduction in electrochemical devices, such as in fuel cells. The catalysts provide more efficient reduction at lower cost than conventional noble metal catalyst. Methods for preparing the catalysts are also provided.... Agent: Academia Sinica

  
03/24/2011 > 66 patent applications in 54 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20110070467 - Battery with a plurality of flat cells forming a cell assembly: The invention relates to a battery (B) with a plurality of flat cells (1) forming a cell assembly (Z) that are arranged one after the other and are electrically interconnected in series and/or in parallel, wherein at least one electrical component is integrated into the cell assembly (Z), in that... Agent: Daimler Ag

20110070465 - Protection circuit module and battery including the protection circuit module and method of manufacturing the battery: This document describes a protection circuit module including an integrated protection circuit chip and a secondary battery. According to execution examples in this document, the foregoing integrated protection circuit chip is attached at the bottom of a protection circuit module, and penetration hole equivalent to the projection of a battery... Agent: Future Line Co., Ltd.

20110070466 - Secondary battery pack providing excellent productivity and structural stability: Disclosed herein is a secondary battery pack including a battery cell having an electrode assembly mounted in a battery case together with an electrolyte, the battery case having an open top sealed by a top cap, a protection circuit module having a protection circuit for controlling overcharge, overdischarge, and overcurrent... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110070468 - Electrochemical energy cell system: A metal halogen electrochemical energy cell system that generates an electrical potential. One embodiment of the system includes at least one cell including at least one positive electrode and at least one negative electrode, at least one electrolyte, a mixing venturi that mixes the electrolyte with a halogen reactant, and... Agent: Primus Power Corporation

20110070469 - Supplying power for a micro system: A micro system power supply (1) comprises a compartment (7), at least one ion sink void (51, 52) being separated from the compartment (7) by ion pervious separation means (61, 62), a first electrode (41) being arranged in the ion sink void, and a second electrode (42). Such a micro... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110070470 - System and method for enhanced information handling system battery safety: Enhanced safety is provided in the event of an information handling system catastrophic battery failure by extending a flame container outward from the battery to vent flammable gases through holes having a quenching distance that retards transfer of flames from the battery. For example, telescoping cylinder sections disposed proximate the... Agent:

20110070471 - Rechargeable battery: The present invention relates to a rechargeable battery that can use a negative electrode active material having a high volume expansion rate by receiving volume variation of an electrode assembly in a case. The rechargeable battery according to the present invention includes i) an electrode assembly including a positive electrode... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110070472 - Watertight battery cover assembly for electronic device: A battery cover assembly is used in an electronic device. The battery cover assembly includes a main body, a battery cover, and a gasket. The main body defines a receiving cavity including a peripheral wall. The battery cover includes a frame. The gasket is assembled in the battery cover. The... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110070473 - Battery of portable electronic device: A mobile phone battery includes a battery body and a protecting structure. The battery body includes positive and negative electric poles formed on a side wall of the battery body. The protecting structure is movably set on the battery body. The protecting structure includes a protecting piece. The protecting piece... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110070474 - Battery module of improved safety: Disclosed herein is a battery module configured in a structure in which a plurality of battery cells or unit modules (‘unit cells’) are stacked, and a heat sink is mounted to electrical connection regions between the unit cells and/or to outsides of battery module connection members connected to the electrical... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110070475 - 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: Alte

20110070476 - Power storage apparatus: A power storage apparatus includes a plurality of power storage components arranged side by side in a predetermined direction (X direction), and a spacer located between the power storage components adjacent in the predetermined direction and in contact with the power storage components. The spacer has a base material formed... Agent:

20110070477 - Stack type battery: A penetrating portion (15P) is provided partially at a location in a positive electrode current collector terminal (15) to which positive electrode lead tabs (11) (electrode plate lead tabs) are joined, to form a current-collector-terminal-absent region (penetrating portion (15P)) and a current-collector-terminal-present region that are aligned in a perpendicular direction... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110070478 - Monoblock lithium ion battery: The present invention describes a monoblock for a plurality of lithium ion cells. The monoblock includes a case having a base and a cover dimensioned and configured to the base. The case includes a chamber that includes cell compartments for lithium cells. Each lithium cell is disposed in a leaf... Agent: International Battery, Inc.

20110070479 - Battery manufacturing method and battery: A negative-electrode active material layer having an uneven pattern is formed on a surface of a copper foil as a negative-electrode current collector by applying an application liquid by a nozzle-scan coating method. Subsequently, an application liquid containing a polymer electrolyte material is applied by a spin coating method, thereby... Agent:

20110070480 - Three-dimensional microbattery and method for the production thereof: A three-dimensional microbattery is disclosed, in which a depression, in which two chambers lying adjacent to one another in the substrate plane are implemented, is provided in a substrate. The active mass, which is impregnated with an electrolyte, of negative and positive electrodes is received in each of the chambers.... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20110070481 - Protective material and energy storage module using the same: The present invention provides a protective material, which includes an acidic material and an absorbent additive. An alkaline electrolyte will be neutralized by the acidic material, and water produced from the neutralization reaction of the acidic material and the alkaline electrolyte will be absorbed by the absorbent additive. In addition,... Agent: Delta Electronics, Inc.

20110070482 - Galvanic element having foil seal: A galvanic element with a metallic foil housing which encloses at least one positive and at least one negative electrode, wherein the foil housing is sealed by a plastics foil including at least partly of a polymer which has acid groups and/or which has anhydride groups, and/or which has groups... Agent: Varta Microbattery Gmbh

20110070484 - Lithium primary battery: A lithium primary battery includes: a negative electrode comprising lithium metal or a lithium alloy; a positive electrode including a positive electrode active material; a separator disposed between the negative electrode and the positive electrode; a carbon layer interposed between the negative electrode and the separator, the carbon layer including... Agent:

20110070483 - Preparation of flow cell battery electrolytes from raw materials: A method for preparing a redox flow battery electrolyte is provided. In some embodiments, the method includes the processing of raw materials that include sources of chromium ions and/or iron ions. The method further comprises the removal of impurities such as metal ions from those raw materials. In some embodiments,... Agent:

20110070485 - Nonaqueous electrolyte solution and lithium secondary battery using same: (in the formula (Ia), R11 and R12 represent, independently of each other, an organic group that is composed of one or more carbon atoms and hydrogen atoms and may optionally contain one or more oxygen atoms but excludes unsaturated bonds, provided that at least either R11 or R12 has an... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20110070486 - Ionic liquid: An object of the invention is to provide an ionic liquid having a low viscosity and low melting point, and having a high electrical conductivity and thermal stability. The ionic liquid comprises fluorosulfonyl(trifluoromethylsulfonylamide) (FTA) as an anion and a cation selected from N1111, N1112, N1113, N1122, N1133, N2221, N1224, DEME,... Agent: National Institute Of Advanced Industrial Science And Technology

20110070487 - Novel metal air cathode manganese oxide contained in octahedral molecular sieve: An oxygen reduction electrode, e.g., an air cathode, comprising manganese oxides having octahedral molecular sieve structures as active catalyst materials and use of such an electrode as a component of a metal-air cell.... Agent: Rovcal, Inc.

20110070488 - High performance electrodes: Techniques, arrangements and compositions are provided to incorporate nanostructured materials into electrodes for energy storage devices. Materials such as, for example, carbon nanotubes, silicon nanowires, silicon carbide nanowires, zinc nanowires, and other materials may be used to modify electrode properties such as electronic conductivity, thermal conductivity, or durability, for example.... Agent: G4 Synergetics, Inc.

20110070489 - Reticulated and controlled porosity battery structures: The effective ionic conductivity in a composite structure is believed to decrease rapidly with volume fraction. A system, such as a bipolar device or energy storage device, has structures or components in which the diffusion length or path that electrodes or ions must traverse is minimized and the interfacial area... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20110070490 - Carbon electrodes for electrochemical applications: Systems and methods are provided for producing high-surface-area three-dimensional electrodes for electrochemical applications. In one embodiment, sheets of precursor material are interleaved with sheets of a sacrificial material and then bonded to a base comprising a precursor material with a precursor bonding material. The precursor sheets, base and bonding material... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California

20110070491 - Electrochemical cells comprising porous structures comprising sulfur: The present invention relates to the use of porous structures comprising sulfur in electrochemical cells. Such materials may be useful, for example, in forming one or more electrodes in an electrochemical cell. For example, the systems and methods described herein may comprise the use of an electrode comprising a conductive... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20110070492 - Electrode for a lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery equipped with same: A method for producing an electrode for a lithium secondary battery according to the present invention includes (A) a step of causing a vaporized vapor deposition material to be incident on a surface of a current collector 11, having a plurality of bumps 12 at the surface thereof, in a... Agent:

20110070493 - Current collectors having textured coating: A current collector and an electric double layer capacitor including a current collector. The current collector has a conductive layer with an electrode-facing surface and an opposing second surface, each surface having an area, and a textured coating formed over and in contact with at least a majority of the... Agent:

20110070494 - Electrochemical cells comprising porous structures comprising sulfur: The present invention relates to the use of porous structures comprising sulfur in electrochemical cells. Such materials may be useful, for example, in forming one or more electrodes in an electrochemical cell. For example, the systems and methods described herein may comprise the use of an electrode comprising a conductive... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20110070496 - Composition and energy storage device: In accordance with one aspect of the present invention, a cathode composition is provided that includes at least one transition metal or a transition metal salt, wherein the transition metal is at least one selected from the group consisting of nickel, iron, cobalt, chromium, manganese, molybdenum, and antimony; an alkali... Agent: General Electric Company

20110070495 - Method of fabricating electrodes including high-capacity, binder-free anodes for lithium-ion batteries: An electrode (110) is provided that may be used in an electrochemical device (100) such as an energy storage/discharge device, e.g., a lithium-ion battery, or an electrochromic device, e.g., a smart window. Hydrothermal techniques and vacuum filtration methods were applied to fabricate the electrode (110). The electrode (110) includes an... Agent: Alliance For Sustainable Energy, LLC

20110070497 - Method of producing positive electrode for lithium ion battery, positive electrode for lithium ion battery, and lithium ion battery using the positive electrode: A positive electrode for a lithium ion battery having a positive electrode active material layer including a lithium transition metal oxide such as a lithium nickel oxide as a positive electrode active material is washed with a washing fluid containing: an aprotic solvent such as propylene carbonate; and at least... Agent:

20110070498 - Anode material for high power lithium ion batteries: p

20110070499 - Electrode active material for secondary electrochemical cell: The invention provides an electrochemical cell which includes a first electrode having a electrode active material, a second electrode which is a counter electrode to the first electrode, and an electrolyte. The positive electrode active material is represented by the general formula AaVbNbc(PO4)3, wherein 0<a<9, and 0<b,c<2.... Agent:

20110070500 - Electrode material, forming method and application thereof: An electrode material includes a particle-shaped crystalline metal oxide and further includes a particle-shaped amorphous metal oxide that is porous with a pore volume greater than or equal to 0.5 cm3/g. The electrode material can be formed and applied in the context of a lithium secondary battery.... Agent: Chung Yuan Christian University

20110070501 - Additive for electrochemical element to improve safety:

20110070502 - Storage battery: A storage battery is provided in which an expand grid is improved with respect to the widths of grid wires 1b, the sectional areas of nodes 1e, and the shapes of meshes 1c, whereby the productivity of the expand grid can be enhanced and the life performance can be improved.... Agent: Gs Yuasa Corporation

20110070503 - Solid electrolyte, fabrication method thereof and thin film battery comprising the same: s

20110070504 - Secondary battery: This invention relates to a highly safe secondary battery. In the secondary battery of this invention, a positive electrode is formed of an oxide which adsorbs/desorbs lithium ions; a negative electrode is formed of a carbon material which adsorbs/desorbs lithium ions; and an electrolyte solution is formed of an ion... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20110070505 - Gas battery and method of use of gas battery: In an F-type electrochemical cell 20, in a casing 21, a positive electrode 23 in which carbon dioxide gas is used as a positive electrode active material and a negative electrode 25 are placed so as to face each other with a separator 27 therebetween, and an electrolyte solution 28... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho

20110070506 - Rechargeable electrochemical cell system with a charging electrode charge/discharge mode switching in the cells: One aspect of the present invention provides a rechargeable electrochemical cell system for generating electrical current using a fuel and an oxidant. The cell system comprises N electrochemical cells each comprising a fuel electrode, an oxidant electrode, a charging electrode, and an ionically conductive medium communicating the electrodes, wherein N... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.

20110070507 - Solid oxide fuel cell systems with heat exchanges: Disclosed are solid oxide fuel cell systems, and methods for reducing temperature distribution across electrolytes within solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC), and increasing overall system efficiency. In one embodiment, the SOFCs include preheating channels that are interposed between electrolyte electrode assemblies within SOFCs, to provide internal heat exchange. The fuel... Agent:

20110070508 - Fuel cell system and method of controlling the same: A fuel cell system includes an exhaust pipe through which anode purge gas is discharged into the atmosphere, a heat medium passage through which heat medium is flowed, a circulation pump for circulating the heat medium through the heat medium passage, a heat exchanger provided in the heat medium passage,... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20110070509 - Fuel cell system having two fuel cell stacks connected in series: The invention relates to a fuel cell system comprising a first exothermally operated fuel cell stack and a second non-exothermally operated fuel cell stack, wherein anode waste gas containing water molecules from the first fuel cell stack can be supplied to the second fuel cell stack, and wherein hydrocarbons can... Agent: Staxera Gmbh

20110070510 - Systems and methods for sustainable economic development through integrated full spectrum production of renewable material resources using solar thermal: In one embodiment of the present invention, a system for providing a renewable source of material resources is provided comprising: a first source of renewable energy; first stream of materials from a first materials source; an electrolyzer coupled to the first source of renewable energy and the first stream of... Agent: Mcalister Technologies, LLC

20110070511 - Cooling subsystem for an electrochemical fuel cell system: Improvements in startup time for an electrochemical fuel cell system from freezing and sub-freezing temperatures may be observed by minimizing the coolant volume in the coolant subsystem. In particular, this may be accomplished by having a two pump—dual loop cooling subsystem. During startup, one pump directs coolant through a startup... Agent: Ford Motor Company

20110070513 - Contactor failure detecting apparatus for fuel cell system: A contactor electrically connects and disconnects a fuel cell from a load. When a failure-detecting mode for detecting a closing failure of a contactor is initiated, an opening command is transmitted to the contactor, and a DC/DC converter connected to a motor changes the load voltage. Then, the load voltage... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110070512 - Device and method for determining the operating parameters of individual fuel cells or short stacks of fuel cells: The invention relates to a device and a method for determining the operating parameters of individual cells or short stacks of fuel cells, preferably of medium-temperature or high-temperature fuel cells.... Agent:

20110070514 - Device and method for determining the operating parameters of individual fuel cells or short stacks of fuel cells: The invention relates to a device and a method for determining the operating parameters of individual cells or short stacks of fuel cells, preferably of medium-temperature or high-temperature fuel cells.... Agent:

20110070515 - Method for controlling operation of fuel cell at low temperature: The present invention provides a method for controlling the operation of a fuel cell system at low temperature that can suitably prevent flooding in a cathode of a fuel cell stack during low-temperature operation, thus improving the operation stability and durability of the fuel cell stack. In preferred embodiments, the... Agent: Industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University

20110070516 - Solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell: A fuel cell is formed by sandwiching a membrane electrode assembly between a first separator and a second separator. The membrane electrode assembly includes a cathode, an anode, and a solid polymer electrolyte membrane interposed between the cathode and the anode. In the membrane electrode assembly, a catalyst area of... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110070517 - Manifold and solid oxide fuel cell module having the same: A manifold for distributing and supplying a fluid to solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) cells. The manifold may include at least one opening disposed at one side surface of a housing to allow the fluid to flow into the housing therethrough. A plurality of second openings are disposed at another... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110070518 - Unit cell of solid oxide fuel cell and stack using the same: A unit cell of a solid oxide fuel cell (“SOFC”) and a fuel cell stack including the SOFC are disclosed. The SOFC may include a first electrode formed in a hollow cylinder shape, a second electrode formed on an outer surface of the first electrode, an electrolyte layer formed between... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110070519 - Separating plate of solid oxide fuel cell stack: The present invention relates to a separating plate of solid oxide fuel cell stack. The separating plate of solid oxide fuel cell stack includes a substrate, upper and lower micro channel plates and upper and lower sealing guides. The substrate includes a fuel inflow/outflow manifold and an air inflow/outflow manifold... Agent: Korea Electric Power Corporation

20110070520 - Fuel cell and method for disassembling fuel cell: A fuel cell (10) of the present invention includes: two end plates (18) respectively disposed on both sides of a cell stack (12) in a stack direction; a fastening band (22) configured to fasten the cell stack (12) and the end plates (18) in the stack direction; a connecting portion... Agent:

20110070521 - Reinforced solid polymer electrolyte composite membrane, membrane eelctrode assembly for solid polymer fuel cell, and solid polymer fuel cell: The invention provides a solid polymer fuel cell whose operational stability over time has been enhanced. A reinforced solid polymer electrolyte composite membrane for a solid polymer fuel cell according to the present invention comprises two or more polymer electrolyte membranes and one or more layers of a sheet-like porous... Agent:

20110070522 - Ion-conductive polymeric composite membrane, membrane-electrode assembly, fuel cell, and process for producing ion-conductive polymeric composite membrane: An ion-conductive polymer composite membrane is provided which has both high gas barrier properties and high protonic conductivity. The ion-conductive polymer composite membrane includes an ion-conductive polymer and ion-conductive materials. The ion-conductive materials each include i) an inorganic layered structure including a plurality of layers formed of an inorganic compound... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110070523 - Solid polymer electrolyte membrane, method for producing the same, membrane-electrode assembly for fuel cell, and fuel cell: Disclosed is a solid polymer electrolyte membrane obtained by graft-polymerizing one or more kinds of radically polymerizable monomers to a resin membrane which is irradiated with radiation. This solid polymer electrolyte membrane is characterized in that at least one kind of the radically polymerizable monomers is a monofunctional monomer having... Agent: Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.

20110070524 - Diffusion media, fuel cells, and fuel cell powered systems: In at least certain embodiments, the present invention provides a diffusion media and fuel cells and systems employing the diffusion media. In at least one embodiment, the diffusion media comprises a porous matrix having an outer surface and a hydrophilic polymeric coating on at least a portion of the porous... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110070525 - Electrolyte composition, solid electrolyte membrane, solid polymer fuel cell and manufacturing method for solid electrolyte membrane: An electrolyte composition that shows low methanol cross-over and exhibits high proton conductivity when used as a solid electrolyte for solid polymer fuel cells or the like, and a solid electrolyte membrane and a solid polymer fuel cell that use the electrolyte composition are provided. This electrolyte composition comprises a... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20110070526 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes a first mono-sided channel plate, at least one double-sided channel plate, a second mono-sided channel plate, a plurality of membrane electrode assemblies, and a plurality of rigid hydrophilic gaskets. The double-sided channel plate includes a first side channel and a second side channel. The membrane electrode... Agent: Nan Ya PCb Corp.

20110070527 - Fuel cell system: Provided is fuel cell system capable of eliminating any failure caused by freezing of a discharge valve during a low temperature while preventing an increase in size of the system. A fuel cell system is provided, the system including: a fuel cell; a diluter that dilutes a fuel-off gas discharged... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110070528 - Carbon based bipolar plate coatings for effective water management: A flow field plate for fuel cell applications includes a metal with a carbon layer disposed over at least a portion of the metal plate. The carbon layer is overcoated with a silicon oxide layer to form a silicon oxide/carbon bilayer. The silicon oxide/carbon bilayer may be activated to increase... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110070529 - Conductive and hydrophilic bipolar plate coatings and method of making the same: A flow field plate for fuel cell applications includes a metal with a carbon layer disposed over at least a portion of the metal plate. The carbon layer is overcoated with a titanium oxide layer to form a titanium oxide/carbon bilayer. The titanium oxide/carbon bilayer may be activated to increase... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110070530 - Fuel cell: A solid oxide fuel cell including an electrode having a porous region bounded by a non-porous region. The electrode may include at least 51% titanium by weight. The electrode may be a structural member which supports one or more ceramic layers, at least one of the one or more ceramic... Agent: Omnagen Limited

  
03/17/2011 > 55 patent applications in 44 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20110064974 - Battery pack: A battery pack that includes a bare cell, a bottom case and a resin part disposed on a lower surface of the bare cell. The bottom case has a number of holes. The resin part is disposed on a surface of the bare cell affixing the bottom case to the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110064973 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery including the same: Provided are an electrode assembly and a secondary battery including the same. The electrode assembly includes a positive electrode having a positive electrode coating portion, a negative electrode having a negative electrode coating portion, and a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The negative electrode coating... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110064975 - Rechargeable battery: In a rechargeable battery, a case is combined with an upper surface of a bare cell by being fixed to a lead plate electrically coupling a protection circuit board of a protection circuit module to the bare cell. Alternatively, the case is combined with the bare cell by being fixed... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110064972 - Secondary battery pack of compact structure: Disclosed herein is a secondary battery pack including a battery cell having an electrode assembly mounted in a battery case together with an electrolyte, a protection circuit module (PCM) having a protection circuit for controlling overcharge, overdischarge, and overcurrent of the battery cell, an insulative mounting member mounted to a... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110064976 - Fuel cell vehicle and method of controlling fuel cell and storage battery provided in the fuel cell vehicle: A fuel cell vehicle includes a fuel cell, a storage battery, a fuel-cell-output-controller, and a remaining-capacity-detector. An output of the fuel cell is supplied to a load. An output of the storage battery is supplied to the load. The fuel-cell-output-controller is configured to control the output of the fuel cell.... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110064977 - Leadless starting accumulator batter, processing method and its use, particularly for combustion engines and motor vehicles: Accumulator battery, the processing method and its use, especially for combustion engines and motor vehicles, consist in serial-parallel connection of at least one or more NiMH—Nickel-metal hydride cells and or Li-Pol—Lithium-Ion cells and or Li-Pol—Lithium polymer cells and ultracapacitors.... Agent: Ydun S.r.o.

20110064978 - Surgical tool: A battery pack for a use with a powered surgical tool. The battery pack may include a housing with an outer wall and opposing first and second ends. The housing may include an elongated shape that extends between the first and second ends. A first member may extend across the... Agent: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.

20110064979 - Cylindrical battery: The opening of a cylindrical battery case 1 with a bottom is sealed by a seal assembly 5. The seal assembly 5 has an upper valve plate 13, a lower valve plate 15, and a bottom plate 16. The bottom plate 16 has inner gas vent holes 21. When the... Agent:

20110064980 - Cathodic active material , cathode, and nonaqueous secondary battery: where A is at least one type of element selected from the group consisting of Na, K, Fe, and M; Fe has an average valence of +2 or more; M is an element having a valence of +2 or more and at least one type of element selected from the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110064981 - Scalable intelligent power supply system and method: A scalable intelligent power-supply system and method capable of powering a defined load for a specified period of time is disclosed and claimed. Multiple external AC and DC inputs supply power to the system if available and required. An internal DC input from a back-up energy source is on board.... Agent:

20110064982 - Fixing mechanism: A fixing mechanism includes a battery cover, a latching member fixed to the battery cover, and a battery sleeve. The latching member includes a limiting protrusion and a latching protrusion adjacent to the limiting protrusion. The battery sleeve defines an open end to receive a battery. The battery sleeve further... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110064983 - Portable electronic device: Provided is a highly safe portable electronic device having a secondary battery as a power source, and including a housing, an electronic device body housed in the housing, and a battery housing portion housed in the housing, in which a surface is inhibited from being locally heated to high temperature.... Agent:

20110064984 - Solar battery module substrate and solar battery module: A solar battery module substrate includes an insulating substrate on which a conductive pattern and an insulating protective film are formed, the conductive pattern including: cathode mounting terminals each of which is to be connected with a cathode of a solar battery cell; anode mounting terminals each of which is... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110064985 - Battery cartridge having elastic pressing member, and battery module containing the same: Disclosed herein is a battery cartridge configured in a frame structure to mount a plate-shaped battery cell therein, the battery cartridge comprising a pair of plate-shaped frames configured to fix the outer circumference of the battery cell in a state in which at least one side of the battery cell... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110064986 - Wire arrangement body, busbar module and power-supply unit: A wire arrangement body includes: a wire arrangement groove portion of a groove shape that receives one or more wires; a lid portion that is rotatably connected to the wire arrangement groove portion about a first hinge and covers the wire arrangement groove portion so as to seal a groove... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20110064987 - Wire arrangement body, busbar module and power-supply unit: A wire arrangement body includes: a wire arrangement groove portion of a tank shape that has a bottom wall portion and both side wall portions; a lid portion that is rotatably connected to one side wall portion of the wire arrangement groove portion through a hinge and covers the wire... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20110064988 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, a separator interposed between the cathode and the anode, and a non-aqueous electrolytic solution obtained by dissolving lithium salt to a non-aqueous solvent. The separator includes a porous substrate having pores; and a porous coating layer located on at least one... Agent:

20110064989 - Membrane file for batteries, having a shut-off function: The invention relates to a biaxially oriented microporous film composed of at least two coextruded layers encompassing an external shut-off layer and another layer, wherein both layers contain a mixture of propylene homopolymer and propylene block copolymer and β-nucleation agent. The propylene block copolymer I of the other layer has... Agent: Treofan Germany Gmbh & Co. Kg

20110064990 - Micro-porous multi-layer membrane film based on polypropylene for batteries with a cut-off function: The invention relates to a biaxially oriented microporous film composed of at least three coextruded layers encompassing an internal cut-off layer and two external layers, wherein all three layers contain a mixture of propylene homopolymer and propylene block copolymer and β-nucleation agent. The propylene block copolymer I of the external... Agent: Treofan Germany Gmbh & Co.. Kg

20110064992 - Battery module having an improved unit battery assembly coupling structure: A battery module is provided. The battery module includes a battery body having a plurality of unit cells arranged in series and having a respective barrier disposed between adjacent unit cells. End plates are disposed on opposite outermost sides of the battery body. A fixing unit fixes together the end... Agent:

20110064991 - Secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: Provided are a secondary battery and a method for manufacturing the same. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly and a pouch, the electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode and insulating the first electrode and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110064993 - Battery array with reliable low-resistance connections: The battery array is provided with a plurality of battery cells 1 having positive and negative electrode terminals 2 that are different metals, and the positive and negative electrode terminals 2 of the battery cells 1 are connected by metal plates 3. Each metal plate 3 of the battery array... Agent:

20110064994 - Power supply assembly: A power supply assembly composed of an electric storage device and an electric energy conversion device. The electric storage device includes two electrodes. The electric energy conversion device includes at least one lithium iron phosphate battery. The at least one battery is electrically connected with the electrodes. In light of... Agent: Apogee Power, Inc.

20110064995 - Secondary battery and method of manufacturing the secondary battery: A secondary battery and a method of manufacturing the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, the secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including an external surface, an electrolyte, a sealing tape including an adhesive layer attached to at least portion of an outer surface of the electrode assembly and contacting... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110064997 - Impact resistant battery: An impact resistant battery incorporates one or more improvements that are designed to reduce or eliminate the risk of a fire or explosion caused by a projectile impact, electrical short, or otherwise. The battery is also designed to reduce the amount of structural damage caused by a projectile impact. The... Agent:

20110064996 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode plate, and a separator interposed between the positive and negative electrode plates, a can having at least one groove portion on an inner surface thereof, the electrode assembly being inserted into the can through an... Agent:

20110064998 - Non-aqueous electrolyte for a lithium battery, lithium battery wherein said electrolyte is used, and hydroxy-acid derivative for use in said electrolyte: Disclosed are (1) a nonaqueous electrolytic solution for lithium battery comprising an electrolyte dissolved in a nonaqueous solvent, which contains at least one hydroxy acid derivative compound represented by the formulae (I) and (II) in an amount of from 0.01 to 10% by mass of the nonaqueous electrolytic solution, and... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.

20110064999 - Reticulated and controlled porosity battery structures: The effective ionic conductivity in a composite structure is believed to decrease rapidly with volume fraction. A system, such as a bipolar device or energy storage device, has structures or components in which the diffusion length or path that electrodes or ions must traverse is minimized and the interfacial area... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20110065000 - Cathode active material for lithium secondary battery: e

20110065001 - Iron oxyfluoride electrodes for electrochemical energy storage: The present invention provides electrochemical energy storage systems comprising metallolyte composites, iron fluoride composites and iron oxyfluoride composites. The present invention further provides methods for fabricating metallolyte composites.... Agent:

20110065002 - Positive electrode active material for lithium ion battery, positive electrode for secondary battery using said positive electrode active material, and lithium ion secondary battery using secondary battery positive electrode: Provided is a positive electrode active material for a lithium ion battery, wherein the oil absorption of NMP (N-methylpyrrolidone) measured with a method that is compliant with JIS K5101-13-1 is 30 mL or more and 50 mL or less per 100 g of powder, and wherein [the positive electrode active... Agent: Jx Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation

20110065003 - Cathode active material for lithium secondary battery: Disclosed herein is a cathode active material based on lithium nickel-manganese-cobalt oxide represented by Formula 1, wherein the lithium nickel-manganese-cobalt oxide has a nickel content of at least 40% among overall transition metals and is coated with a conductive polymer at a surface thereof. A lithium secondary battery having the... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110065004 - Power storage device and method for manufacturing the same: An object is to increase the amount of ions capable of leaving and entering an active material so as to increase capacity of a secondary battery. The present invention relates to a manufacturing method of a power storage device including a positive electrode active material formed using a composite oxide... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110065005 - Rotary kiln and battery material manufactured by the rotary kiln: A rotary kiln includes a cylindrical shell that rotates about its own axis and that has a heat treatment chamber provided radially inward of the shell. In the rotary kiln, a heat treatment is performed on a process material in the heat treatment chamber to manufacture a battery material. The... Agent: Takasago Industry Co., Ltd.

20110065006 - All-solid battery and method of manufacturing the same: The all-solid battery has two electrode layers of a positive electrode and a negative electrode interposing a solid electrolyte layer therebetween, in which at least one of the electrode layers is composed of a sintered body of a mixed material including at least one or more types of electrode active... Agent: Ohara Inc.

20110065007 - Electrode active material layer, all solid state battery, manufacturing method for electrode active material layer, and manufacturing method for all solid state battery: An electrode active material layer includes an electrode active material and a sulfide solid state electrolyte material which is fused to a surface of the electrode active material and is substantially free of bridging sulfur.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110065008 - Enzyme electrode and fuel cell using the enzyme electrode: Provided is an enzyme electrode in which oxidation-reduction reactions proceed with an enzyme acting as a catalyst, and the enzyme is modified to increase affinity and/or reaction rate with a reaction substrate or an electron transfer mediator by adding or inserting at least one codon encoding a particular amino acid... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110065009 - Iron-air accumulator with lithium mediator: The invention relates to a half-cell including an electrode formed of an electron collector containing one or more transition metals from groups 4 to 12 of the Period Table of the Elements, and of an electrochemically active material present on the surface of the electron collector in the form of... Agent: Electricite De France

20110065010 - Fuel reformer integration with carbon dioxide scrubbers: The invention as disclosed is the integration of a fuel reformer reactor and a carbon dioxide scrubbing reactor for use in high temperature fuel cells. The reformer is placed in series with and between two carbon dioxide scrubbers. Fuel gas from the fuel cell is passed through a first carbon... Agent:

20110065011 - Hydrogen generator and fuel cell power generator: The hydrogen generator includes a water evaporation unit 7 to which a raw gas and water is supplied; a reforming catalyst layer 9 to which a gas mixture is supplied from the water evaporation unit 7; a burner 4 configured to mix and combust a fuel gas with air; a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110065013 - Fuel cell strack start method: In the start method of a solid polymer type fuel cell stack that is comprised of a separator including an anode flow channel for flowing a fuel, another separator including a cathode flow channel for feeding an oxidant and electrodes and an electrolyte interposed between the separators, the method is... Agent:

20110065012 - Method for shutting down fuel cell system: A method for shutting down a fuel cell system includes: determining whether an outside air temperature is below a first predetermined reference temperature when a shutdown of a fuel cell system is detected; warming up the fuel cell stack by operating balance of plant components of the fuel cell system... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20110065014 - Catalyst support for fuel cell: A catalytic material for a fuel cell comprising a catalyst supported on a catalyst support, wherein the catalyst support comprises a Period IV transition metal phosphide is disclosed. A membrane electrode assembly (MEA) and fuel cell stack comprising such a catalytic material are similarly disclosed.... Agent: Daimler Ag

20110065015 - Solid oxide fuel cell: The solid oxide fuel cell of the present invention has a substrate (1); an electrolyte (3) that is disposed on one surface of the substrate (1); and at least one electrode element E having an anode (5) and a cathode (7) disposed on the same surface of the electrolyte (3)... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

20110065016 - Fuel cell and fuel cell layer: There is provided a fuel cell including a membrane electrode assembly having a cathode electrode, an electrolyte membrane, and an anode electrode in this order, and an anode collector layer. The anode collector layer includes a pair of first walls provided along two opposite sides. The membrane electrode assembly is... Agent:

20110065017 - Catalyst materials and methods for reforming hydrocarbon fuels: In one embodiment, a composition for use in reforming is provided comprising a catalyst material comprising molybdenum dioxide and/or MO2 (where M=Mo, W, Ru, Re, Os, Ir) nanoparticles having an average particle size from about 2 nm to about 1,000 nm; and a substrate, wherein both the molybdenum dioxide and/or... Agent: Washington State University Research Foundation

20110065018 - Anion exchange polymer electrolytes:

20110065019 - Combined cell module for solid oxide fuel cell: A combined cell module for a solid oxide fuel cell includes: a first sub-cell; a second sub-cell; a connector between the first and second sub-cells, each of the first and second sub-cells having a hollow portion extending along its length direction, each of the first and second sub-cells including: a... Agent:

20110065020 - Proton-conducting membrane and its use: c

20110065021 - Novel sulfonic-acid-group-containing segmented block copolymer, application thereof, and method of manufacturing novel block copolymer: (where X represents H or a univalent cation, Y represents sulfonyl group or carbonyl group, each of Z and z′ independently represents any of O and S atoms, W represents one or more group selected from the group consisting of direct bond between benzenes, sulfone group and carbonyl group, each... Agent: Toyo Boseki Kabushiki Kaisha

20110065022 - Solid oxide fuel cell: Disclosed herein is a solid oxide fuel cell, including: one or more unit cells, each being provided with a ceramic tubular support; a metal layer which is formed on an outer circumference of one end of each of the unit cells and collects a first electric current; a metal foam... Agent:

20110065023 - Sealing structure and electricity supply device: An electricity supply device includes two conductive substrates, a chemical-electrical conversion module and a sealing structure. The chemical-electrical conversion module is disposed between the conductive substrates, and includes two diffusion units and a membrane electrode unit. One diffusion unit is disposed adjacent to one conductive substrate while the other diffusion... Agent:

20110065024 - Stainless steel separator for fuel cell having m/mnx and moynz layer and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein is a stainless steel separator for a fuel cell and method of manufacture. The stainless steel separator includes a stainless steel sheet, a first coating layer comprising metal/metal nitride films (M/MNx) (0.5≦x≦1) on a surface of the stainless steel sheet, and a second coating layer comprising a metal... Agent:

20110065025 - Process of preparing pt/support or pt alloy/support catalyst, thus-prepared catalyst and fuel cell comprising the same: The disclosed method allows loading of platinum particles or platinum alloy particles having small particle size and uniform size distribution on the support since hydroxide ions homogenously generated in situ by the hydrolysis of urea react with metal salts to form the catalyst complex species deposited on the support. Thus,... Agent: Korea University Research And Business Foundation

20110065026 - Fuel cell with catalyst layer supported on flow field plate: A fuel cell includes a plate system including a porous media having a surface that defines a plurality of channels configured to distribute gas throughout the plate system, and a catalyst layer in contact with the porous media. The porous media is configured to permit the gas to move from... Agent: Ford Motor Company

  
03/10/2011 > 53 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20110059338 - Battery pack: A battery pack having increased resistance against an external impact by increasing a coupling strength between a bare cell and a case resulting in increased reliability and quality. The battery pack includes a bare cell; a circuit module electrically connected to the bare cell; a frame case surrounding the bare... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110059337 - Protection circuit for secondary battery, battery pack, and electronic device: A protection circuit for protecting a secondary battery includes a temperature detector unit detecting a secondary battery temperature to output a detected signal indicating the detected temperature, an overcharge alarm determination unit determining whether the temperature is equal to or above an upper limit of a standard-temperature range based on... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20110059339 - Method for treating lithium batteries: Provided is a method for treating lithium batteries (100) having a positive electrode member (155) comprising an aluminum positive current collector (151) and a positive active material layer (152) containing a composite oxide of lithium and transition metal element positive active material (153) which is fixed to the positive current... Agent:

20110059340 - Conductive plastic bipolar battery or capacitor with siloxane electrolyte: The present invention includes a conductive plastic that is used as an electrode substrate in bipolar batteries. This conductive plastic has shown resistances as low as 1 ohm cm2. Using a dry process for active material electrode construction, the conductive plastic allows for lamination of the dry oxide and carbons... Agent:

20110059341 - Electric vehicle: An electric vehicle is provided with a cell voltage sensor (32) and a cell temperature sensor (31) which are mounted to each of a plurality of cells (21); a gas temperature sensor (33), a carbon monoxide gas sensor (34), and a hydrogen gas sensor (35) which are mounted to a... Agent:

20110059342 - Voltage sensing member and battery module employed with the same: Disclosed herein is a voltage sensing member for sensing voltages of battery cells constituting a battery module, the voltage sensing member including (a) a pair of supporting parts, i.e., a front supporting part and a rear supporting part, mounted to a bottom of the battery module at regions (a front... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110059343 - Heat sealing separators for nickel-zinc cells: Embodiments are described in terms of selective methods of sealing separators and jellyroll electrode assemblies and cells made using such methods. More particularly, methods of selectively heat sealing separators to encapsulate one of two electrodes for nickel-zinc rechargeable cells having jellyroll assemblies are described. Selective heat sealing may be applied... Agent: Powergenix Systems, Inc.

20110059344 - Prismatic cell: This cell comprises an electrode unit 30, a cell case 40 in which the electrode unit 30 is housed, and an insulated outer covering 20 located between the electrode unit 30 and the cell case 40. The electrode unit 30 is housed, from an opening 43 formed at an upper... Agent:

20110059347 - Battery module having excellent heat dissipation ability and battery pack employed with the same: Disclosed herein is a battery module including a plurality of plate-shaped battery cells mounted in a module case in a state in which the plate-shaped battery cells are sequentially stacked, wherein each of the plate-shaped battery cells includes an electrode assembly of a cathode/separator/anode structure mounted in a battery case... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110059345 - Battery pack: The present invention features a battery pack, that is provided to supply electricity to a variety of electric parts, such as a drive motor, installed in an environment friendly electric vehicle such as a fuel cell vehicle or a hybrid electric vehicle. Preferably, the battery pack is configured to stack... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20110059346 - Cooling system and battery cooling system: A cooling system includes a heat pipe for contacting a heated member and absorbing heat from the heated member, and a first heat exchange unit for containing a refrigerant that is heated by absorbing the heat from a heat emitting part. Also, the heated member cooling system includes a second... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110059348 - Handheld device assembly: This is directed to several handheld device components to be placed in a handheld device, as well as methods or systems for mounting or retaining components within the device. In particular, this is directed to a rigid shield used in an SMT process and securing connected flex connectors by adhering... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110059349 - Lithium-ion secondary battery: A lithium-ion battery includes a cathode that includes an active cathode material. The active cathode material includes a cathode mixture that includes a lithium cobaltate and a manganate spinel a manganate spinel represented by an empirical formula of Li(1+x1)(Mn1−y1A′y2)2−x2Oz1 or Li(1+x1)Mn2Oz1. The lithium cobaltate and the manganate spinel are in... Agent: Boston-power, Inc.

20110059350 - Electrolytes for lithium sulfur cells: Disclosed is an electrochemical cell comprising a lithium anode and a sulfur-containing cathode and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The cell exhibits high utilization of the electroactive sulfur-containing material of the cathode and a high charge-discharge efficiency.... Agent:

20110059351 - Lithium ion secondary battery: A lithium ion secondary battery comprising a positive electrode plate containing a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode plate containing a negative electrode active material, a separator, an electrolyte, and a battery can for enclosing these, wherein the positive electrode active material comprises manganese spinel and a layer-type lithium... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20110059352 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery is disclosed. In one embodiment, the battery includes: i) a first current collecting plate, ii) a plurality of electrode assemblies electrically connected in parallel with each other via the first current collecting plate, wherein each of the electrode assemblies comprises two opposing ends and an outer side... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110059353 - Accumulator: An accumulator comprises at least one galvanic cell and a receiving device for supporting the galvanic cell(s) of the accumulator. The receiving device comprises at least one protecting wall for receiving energy by means of elastic and/or plastic deformation. The protecting wall encases the at least one galvanic cell at... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20110059354 - Pressurized low voltage battery: A pressurized low voltage battery has a lower receptacle, two conductive rods, an upper receptacle and a stopper. The lower receptacle is mainly filled with active carbon powder surrounding by a piece of absorbent paper. The two conductive rods as opposite electrodes of the battery extend into the lower receptacle.... Agent:

20110059355 - High-energy metal air batteries: Disclosed herein are embodiments of lithium/air batteries and methods of making and using the same. Certain embodiments are pouch-cell batteries encased within an oxygen-permeable membrane packaging material that is less than 2% of the total battery weight. Some embodiments include a hybrid air electrode comprising carbon and an ion insertion... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20110059358 - Lithium battery: A lithium battery includes: a positive electrode 10 including a positive electrode active material; a negative electrode 11 including lithium metal or a lithium alloy as a negative electrode active material; a separator 12 interposed between the positive electrode 10 and the negative electrode 11; and an organic electrolyte solution.... Agent:

20110059357 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery: l

20110059356 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for manufacturing nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: In a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution, the nonaqueous electrolytic solution contains a nitrile compound having a chain saturated hydrocarbon group and a nitrile group, the number of carbon atoms in the nitrile compound is four or more, and... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110059359 - High rate capability design of lithium ion secondary battery: A lithium ion secondary battery includes LiFePO4 as a major component of the positive electrode active material. In order to implement the high rate capability with 10 C/1 C rate larger than 80%, the invention designs a positive electrode on a current collector with a ratio (A/t) of coating area... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20110059360 - Surface agent having discharge function and batter using the same: The surface agent contains a grounding layer, two nucleic acid molecular layers, a partitioning grid layer, a silver circuit layer, and two insulating layers. The grounding layer is made of carbon and metallic materials such as aluminum, copper, and is connected to the negative electrode of a rechargeable battery. The... Agent:

20110059361 - Electrochemical cells comprising porous structures comprising sulfur: The present invention relates to the use of porous structures comprising sulfur in electrochemical cells. Such materials may be useful, for example, in forming one or more electrodes in an electrochemical cell. For example, the systems and methods described herein may comprise the use of an electrode comprising a conductive... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20110059362 - Methods for forming foamed electrode structures: Electrode structures may include an electronically conductive foam in contact with an electronically conductive substrate. In some embodiments, the foam may be formed by coating a porous precursor material in contact with a substrate with an electronically conductive material and subsequently removing the precursor material. In some embodiments, the foam... Agent: G4 Synergetics, Inc.

20110059363 - Lithium mixed metal oxide: A lithium mixed metal oxide containing Li, Mn and M (M represents at least one metal element, and is free from Li or Mn), and having a peak around 1.5 Å (peak A), a peak around 2.5 Å (peak B), and the value of IB/IA is not less than 0.15... Agent:

20110059364 - Air electrodes for high-energy metal air batteries and methods of making the same: Disclosed herein are embodiments of lithium/air batteries and methods of making and using the same. Certain embodiments are pouch-cell batteries encased within an oxygen-permeable membrane packaging material that is less than 2% of the total battery weight. Some embodiments include a hybrid air electrode comprising carbon and an ion insertion... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20110059366 - Negative active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing same, and rechargeable lithium battery including same: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to negative active materials for rechargeable lithium batteries including lithium titanium oxides. The lithium titanium oxide has a full width at half maximum (FWHM) of 2θ of about 0.08054° to about 0.10067° at a (111) plane (main peak, 2θ=18.330°) as measured by XRD... Agent:

20110059367 - Positive electrode active material, positive electrode, nonaqueous electrolyte cell, and method of preparing positive electrode active material: Disclosed herein is a positive electrode active material prepared by mixing a lithium-containing compound, a compound containing a transition metal to be put into a solid solution, and a compound containing a metallic element M2 different from the transition metal, and firing the mixture to form composite oxide particles, depositing... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110059365 - Process for manufacture and assembly of battery modules and sections: The present invention provides an improved rechargeable battery and method of assembling the same, including the steps of providing at least one pair of electrically biased sheets to form a plurality of positive and negative electrodes; forming a cell element from three positive electrodes spaced from three negative electrodes in... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110059368 - Separtor for high-power density lithium ion secondary battery (as amended): There is provided a separator for a high-power density lithium ion secondary battery, the separator comprising a polyolefin microporous membrane, wherein the polyolefin microporous membrane has a tensile strength in the longitudinal direction (MD) of 50 MPa or higher and a tensile strength in the transverse direction (TD) of 50... Agent:

20110059369 - Li-la-ti-o composite solid electrolyte material containing silicon and synthesizing method thereof: The invention relates to a lithium lanthanum titanate composite solid electrolyte material containing silicon in which amorphous Si or an amorphous Si compound exist in a grain boundary between crystal grains, and a method of producing the same, and belongs to a field of a lithium ion battery. According to... Agent: Tsinghua University

20110059370 - Electrolytic solution for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the electrolytic solution: Provided are an electrolytic solution for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery each of which not only has heat resistance enough to resist reflow soldering but also can maintain the discharge capacity of the battery even in a low-temperature environment. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery... Agent:

20110059371 - Multi-layer structured carbonaceous material, process for producing the same, and nonaqueous secondary battery adopting the same: It is aimed at providing: a negative electrode material for a nonaqueous secondary battery, which has a higher capacity, is low in irreversible capacity upon initial charge and discharge, and has excellent cycle characteristics; and a nonaqueous secondary battery adopting the negative electrode material. The object is achieved by: a... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20110059372 - Positive electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the same:

20110059374 - Fuel cell and electronic apparatus: A fuel cell having excellent properties is provided in which, when an enzyme is immobilized in at least one of a positive electrode and a negative electrode, a sufficient buffering capability can be provided even in a high power output operation and the inherent capability of the enzyme can be... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110059373 - System for production of adenosine triphosphate: The present invention relates to a system for production of ATP. This system is comprised of a support and one or more enzymes coupled to that support which are capable of collectively producing ATP from glucose or fructose metabolism. The present invention is additionally directed to a device, which includes... Agent: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.

20110059375 - Method for limiting the output voltage of a pem fuel cell system: limiting the hydrogen stream and the oxygen stream while actuating controllable recirculating pumps for the hydrogen and the oxygen in such a way as to bring and maintain the hydrogen and oxygen pressures below 1 barabsolute while maintaining the hydrogen pressure between 70 and 130% of the oxygen pressure, so... Agent: Belenos Clean Power Holding Ag

20110059377 - Apparatus for generating a gas which may be used for startup and shutdown of a fuel cell: The present invention provides a gas generator that may be used for startup and shutdown of a fuel cell. In one non-limiting embodiment, the gas generator may include a nitrogen generator structured to receive air, extract oxygen (O2) from the air and discharge the balance in the form of a... Agent:

20110059376 - Method for generating a gas which may be used for startup and shutdown of a fuel cell: The present invention provides a method for generating a gas that may be used for startup and shutdown of a fuel cell. In a non-limiting embodiment, the method may include generating a nitrogen-rich stream; merging the nitrogen-rich stream with a hydrocarbon fuel stream into a feed mixture stream; and catalytically... Agent:

20110059378 - Catalyst for hydrogen generation from small organic molecules: A catalyst for the generation of hydrogen from a small organic molecule comprises a tertiary metal composition where: the first metal is either Pt or Ru; the second metal is at least one of Pt, Ru, Au, Pd, Rh, Ir, Os, and/or Re; and Bi, primarily present in the form... Agent: The University Of Hong Kong

20110059379 - Method and device for limiting the ageing of fuel cells with proton exchange membrane: The invention relates to a method for extending the lifetime of a PEMFC fuel cell that includes the step of supplying, at anode 3, a chemical compound capable of reacting with oxygen, but not originating from the fuel.... Agent:

20110059380 - Polymer electrolyte fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack comprising: a cell stack body having stacked single cells and a manifold for supplying or discharging a fluid to the stacked single cells, the single cell including a membrane electrode assembly and a separator sandwiching the membrane electrode assembly; an end plate stacked onto the cell... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110059381 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes: a fuel supply unit supplying a fuel; an air supply unit supplying air; a stack including a membrane electrode assembly (MEA) having an air path and a fuel path; a gas-liquid separator connected to an outlet of the fuel path and an outlet of the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110059382 - Anode loop pressure control in pem fuel cell system: A method of controlling pressure of a fuel gas in a fuel cell stack is disclosed. The method includes establishing a specification for a fuel gas/oxidant gas delta pressure vs. time value, operating the fuel cell stack, monitoring the fuel gas/oxidant gas delta pressure vs. time value and reducing stress... Agent: Ford Global Technologies

20110059383 - Combined cell structure for solid oxide fuel cell: A combined cell structure for a solid oxide fuel cell includes a plurality of tube-type or flat-tube-type solid oxide fuel cells combined in series in a longitudinal direction. The combined cell structure includes first and second cells each having a first electrode, a second electrode and an electrolyte layer between... Agent:

20110059384 - Activation method for membrane electrode assembly, membrane electrode assembly, and solid polymer-type fuel cell using same: In the conventional initial operation and activation processing (pre-processing), a processing time of ten odd hours or more is usually required, and special processing equipment and complex processing steps are needed. An aqueous alcohol solution is prepared, a membrane electrode assembly (10) for a solid polymer-type fuel cell is brought... Agent:

20110059386 - Catalyst, production process therefor and use thereof: Catalysts of the invention are not corroded in acidic electrolytes or at high potential and have excellent durability and high oxygen reducing ability. The catalysts include a niobium oxycarbonitride represented by a compositional formula NbCxNyOz (wherein x, y and z represent a ratio of the numbers of the atoms, 0.05≦x<0.7,... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20110059385 - Polymer membrane composition for fuel cell, polymer membrane prepared therefrom, membrane-electrode assembly, fuel cell including the same, and associated methods: A polymer membrane composition for a fuel cell, a polymer membrane prepared therefrom, a membrane electrode assembly, a fuel cell including the same, and associated methods, the polymer membrane composition including a polymer, the polymer including a cation exchange group and a carbon double-bond-containing cross-linkable group, a (meth)acryl-based compound, the... Agent:

20110059387 - Highly proton conductive crosslinked vinylsulfonic acid polymer electrolyte composite membranes and its preparation method for polymer electrolyte fuel cells: A highly proton conductive polymer electrolyte composite membrane for a fuel cell is provided. The composite membrane includes crosslinked polyvinylsulfonic acid. The composite membrane is produced by impregnating a mixed solution of vinylsulfonic acid as a monomer, a hydroxyl group-containing bisacrylamide as a crosslinking agent and a photoinitiator or thermal... Agent: Korea Institute Of Energy Research

20110059388 - Solid oxide fuel cell and solid oxide fuel cell bundle: Disclosed is a solid oxide fuel cell bundle, including a plurality of fuel cells each having a polygonal tubular support an outer surface of which has a plurality of planes, an outer connector formed on one plane among the plurality of planes of the tubular support, a plurality of unit... Agent:

20110059389 - Fuel cell structure: The invention relates to a fuel cell comprising a membrane (1) and an electrode (3; 3′), which is associated with a metallic current collector (5) via a fibrous gas diffusion layer (7) in which the state of the surface of the metallic collector surface in contact with the diffusion layer... Agent:

  
03/03/2011 > 116 patent applications in 70 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20110052942 - Active material for battery, non-aqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack: According to one embodiment, an active material for a battery includes a titanium composite oxide. The titanium composite oxide contains a monoclinic β-type titanium composite oxide as its main phase and has a ratio (A2/A1) which is 0.4 or less, where A1 is an area intensity of a first peak... Agent:

20110052938 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a module frame capable of supporting a protection circuit module in a stable manner. The secondary battery includes a bare cell including a cap plate, a protection circuit module, and a module frame provided between the cap plate and the protection circuit module to support the... Agent:

20110052939 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery, including a cylindrical bare cell including a cylindrical can and a cap assembly coupled with the cylindrical can, wherein the cap assembly forms a first electrode and the cylindrical can forms a second electrode; a protective circuit module (PCM) separated from the cap assembly, connected to the... Agent:

20110052940 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery, including a bare cell, a protective circuit module (PCM) disposed on a top surface of the bare cell, the PCM comprising an external terminal a top surface thereof, and a printed circuit board (PCB) terminal disposed on the external terminal, the PCB terminal being electrically connected to... Agent:

20110052941 - Secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: A secondary battery secondary battery includes a bare cell having an electrode terminal, and a protective circuit module having a circuit board and a lead plate. The protective circuit module is electrically connected to the bare cell such that the electrode terminal and the circuit board are connected to each... Agent:

20110052943 - Accumulator having prolonged service life: An electrical energy storage device includes at least one galvanic cell partly surrounded by a cell sheath, at least one heat-conducting device effectively connected to the galvanic cell, the heat-conducting device being suitable for supplying heat energy to the cell and/or conducting heat energy from the cell, a cell holding... Agent:

20110052944 - Device for heating a rechargeable battery, charger, and accessory element: The invention relates to a method for heating a rechargeable battery in which the rechargeable battery is supplied with voltage in such a way that the current flowing in the rechargeable battery heats the rechargeable battery without essentially charging the rechargeable battery. The invention also relates to a charger for... Agent:

20110052945 - Sodium based aqueous electrolyte electrochemical secondary energy storage device: A secondary hybrid aqueous energy storage device includes an anode electrode, a cathode electrode which is capable of reversibly intercalating sodium cations, a separator, and a sodium cation containing aqueous electrolyte, wherein an initial active cathode electrode material comprises an alkali metal containing active cathode electrode material which deintercalates alkali... Agent:

20110052946 - Safety mechanism for electric mechanisms operating according to galvanic principles: The present invention relates to a device for the controlled transfer of electric mechanisms operating according to galvanic principles from a first operating state into at least a second operating state, in which the functionality and in particular the reaction potential of the electric mechanism operating according to galvanic principles... Agent:

20110052947 - Degassing system for an accumulator, and accumulator comprising a degassing system: A degassing system for an accumulator includes a corso with a degassing opening, a pin that is arranged in the corso, at least one flap that is mounted such that it can rotate around the pin, a spring that is arranged to exert a torque on the at least one... Agent:

20110052948 - Cell cap assembly with desirable safety performance: The present invention provides a cell cap assembly including a grommet defining a through hole, a stripper contact plate defining at least one gas hole securely received in the through hole, an rupture plate securely positioned in the through hole and in electrical connection with the stripper contact plate, and... Agent:

20110052949 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first and second electrodes; a case housing the electrode assembly; and a cap assembly connected to the case. The cap assembly includes a first tab electrically connected to the first electrode,... Agent:

20110052951 - Middle or large-sized battery module of improved safety: Disclosed herein is a middle- or large-sized battery module including a plurality of battery cells or unit modules, the middle- or large-sized battery module being configured to have a connection structure in which measured voltage and/or temperature signals of the battery cells or the unit modules are transmitted and received... Agent:

20110052950 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an indication member that clearly indicates from the outside of the battery whether gas is released and can prevent external moisture and foreign materials from being introduced into the battery through a gas release hole. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly, a can in which... Agent:

20110052954 - Battery, method of manufacturing the same and non-aqueous secondary battery using the same: To provide an electrode plate capable of retaining a larger amount of active material and having a composite material layer uniform in thickness, a positive electrode plate (6) or a negative electrode plate (7) is formed by laminating a composite material layer (1) of the active material on a surface... Agent:

20110052952 - Electrode assembly and rechargeable battery having an electrode assembly: An electrode assembly and a rechargeable battery having an electrode assembly. An electrode assembly for a rechargeable battery includes a first electrode; a second electrode; a first separator between the first electrode and the second electrode, the first separator having a plurality of first pores, each of the first pores... Agent:

20110052953 - Negative electrode, nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: A negative electrode includes: a negative electrode collector; and a negative electrode active material layer covering at least one principal plane of the negative electrode collector and containing at least a negative electrode active material, wherein the negative electrode active material contained in a region of up to at least... Agent:

20110052956 - Battery cover assembly and portable electronic device utilizing the same: A portable electronic device includes a housing defining a receiving hole, an operating element slidably received in the receiving hole, an elastic element elastically positioned between the housing and the operating element, and a battery cover removably attached to the housing and latching with the operating element. A battery cover... Agent:

20110052955 - Battery lock and electronic apparatus with battery lock: A battery lock for locking a battery of an electronic apparatus is provided. The battery lock includes a sliding button and a sliding member. The sliding button includes a sliding part for sliding the battery lock. The sliding member includes a base part and a side part extended from the... Agent:

20110052957 - Cell holding device, assembled battery, and vehicle: In a cell holding device, engaging members (224) are disposed in an insertion cavity (222) into which an end portion of each cell (400) is inserted, such that the engaging members (224) are movable in a direction of insertion in which the cell (400) is inserted. The cell holding device... Agent:

20110052958 - Battery holder and electrical device having thereof: A battery holder is provided for supplying electrical power to a battery operated electrical device. The battery holder includes a main fixing frame, a spare fixing frame and a battery cover. The main fixing frame defines a first opening and a first battery-receiving cavity for receiving at least one main... Agent:

20110052959 - Battery module and method for cooling the battery module: A battery module and a method for cooling the battery module are provided. The battery module includes a battery cell and a cooling fin disposed adjacent to the battery cell. The cooling fin has a solid plate and first and second tab portions extending from first and second edges, respectively,... Agent:

20110052961 - Battery with a heat conducting plate and several individual cells: In a battery with a heat-conducting plate and several individual cells that are combined into a cell combination, wherein with pole contacts of the individual cells electrically interconnected in parallel and/or in series. The cell compound and the heat-conducting plate are completely surrounded by a clamping element. A contact plate... Agent:

20110052960 - Secondary battery module having cooling conduit: A secondary battery module including sealed cooling conduits through which a heat transfer medium flows between adjacent unit batteries. The secondary battery module includes a plurality of cooling conduits disposed in parallel facing each other and sealed so that a heat transfer medium flows therein; a plurality of unit batteries... Agent:

20110052962 - Porous film, multilayer porous film comprising the same, and separator: Disclosed is a porous film containing a polyolefin resin and not less than 0.001% by mass but not more than 2% by mass of a fatty acid component having not less than 12 but not more than 24 carbon atoms, which is composed of one or more fatty acids selected... Agent:

20110052963 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including a can having at least two receiving spaces with a separation space therebetween, an electrode assembly received in the receiving spaces of the can, a collector electrically connected to the electrode assembly, and a cap plate coupled to an upper portion of the can to seal... Agent:

20110052964 - Stack/folding-typed electrode assembly and method for preparation of the same: Disclosed herein is an electrode assembly constructed in a structure in which a plurality of electrochemical cells, formed of full cells having a cathode/separator/anode structure, as basic units, are overlapped, and a continuous separator sheet is disposed between the overlapped electrochemical cells, wherein a unit electrode surrounded by the separator... Agent:

20110052965 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of rechargeable batteries, each rechargeable battery including a case having an opening at one side and an electrode assembly inserted inside the case; and a sealing layer disposed between an opening of at least one case and a case of a neighboring rechargeable battery,... Agent:

20110052966 - Lithium-ion secondary battery: In one embodiment, an active cathode material comprises a mixture that includes: at least one of a lithium cobaltate and a lithium nickelate; and at least one of a manganate spinel represented by an empirical formula of Li(1+x1)(Mn1-y1A′y1)2−x1Oz1 and an olivine compound represented by an empirical formula of Li(1−x2)A″x2MPO4. In... Agent:

20110052970 - Battery: According to one embodiment, a battery includes a case, an electrode group, a lid, an external terminal and an insulating member. The external terminal includes a head section and an axial section extended from the head section. The axial section is caulked and fixed into a through hole in the... Agent:

20110052968 - Battery pack assembly and related processes: A battery pack assembly is described. The battery pack assembly includes a plurality of electrochemical cells, wherein the electrochemical cells are isolated from each other by a high temperature electrically insulating coating applied to an outer surface of each electrochemical cell. Methods for providing electrical isolation between individual electrochemical cells... Agent:

20110052967 - Cableless battery connection system: A battery includes a first pair of terminal connectors including a positive and a negative terminal connector and a second pair of terminal connectors including a positive and a negative terminal connector. The positive and negative terminal connectors of the first pair of terminal connectors are sized and shaped for... Agent:

20110052969 - Cell tab joining for battery modules: A battery module includes a plurality of electrochemical battery cells positioned adjacent one another and each having a positive cell tab and a negative cell tab. The positive cell tab of a first of the electrochemical battery cells is overlappingly joined to the negative cell tab of a second of... Agent:

20110052971 - Battery: In a battery, an electrode group (4) and an electrolyte are together sealed in a battery case (10). The electrode group (4) includes a positive electrode (1) and the negative electrode (2) which are wound or stacked with a separator (3) interposed therebetween. At least one of the positive electrode... Agent:

20110052972 - Electrode plate, electrode assembly and manufacturing method of electrode plate: An electrode plate, an electrode assembly and a manufacturing method of the electrode plate to prevent an internal electrical short occurring between electrode plates by forming a ceramic layer wrapping a current collector plate and an active material layer. The electrode plate includes a current collector plate having a first... Agent:

20110052973 - Cylinder type lithium ion secondary battery: Provided is a cylinder type lithium ion secondary battery capable of preventing an internal electrical short due to compression of a center pin in compression and collision. The cylinder type lithium ion secondary battery includes a cylindrical can, an electrode assembly housed in the cylindrical can, a center pin inserted... Agent:

20110052974 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly and a can housing the electrode assembly, wherein the can has at least one recessed portion in a side surface thereof. Here, a value obtained by subtracting a diameter of the electrode assembly from a gap length between facing inner surfaces of the... Agent:

20110052976 - Battery: According to one embodiment, a battery includes an electrode group, a tab, a conductive nipping member, a case, a lid and a lead. The conductive nipping member includes first and second nipping sections. The first and second nipping sections divide the tab into two bundles in which portions of the... Agent:

20110052975 - Secondary battery: A rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly including: a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a separator between the positive electrode and the negative electrode that are wound together; a case housing the electrode assembly; a terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly; and an insulating member installed between the... Agent:

20110052977 - Battery: In one embodiment, a battery includes an exterior can, an electrode group, a lid attached to an opening of the exterior can, and anode and cathode terminal portions arranged in the lid. At least one of the terminal portions includes an insulating gasket having a cylindrical portion, an external insulator... Agent:

20110052979 - Method of direct encapsulation of a thin-film lithium-ion type battery on the substrate: A method for encapsulating a thin-film lithium-ion type battery, including the steps of: forming, on a substrate, an active stack having as a lower layer a cathode collector layer extending over a surface area larger than the surface area of the other layers; forming, over the structure, a passivation layer... Agent:

20110052978 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly, a can accommodating the electrode assembly, a cap plate coupled to the can, an electrolyte injection unit including an injection hole penetrating the cap plate and an injection ring protruding from the injection hole, and a stopper to seal the electrolyte injection unit.... Agent:

20110052980 - Nonaqueous secondary battery and electronic device: In the nonaqueous secondary battery of the present invention, a positive electrode mixture layer included in a positive electrode contains a lithium-containing complex oxide defined by the general formula LixM1yM2zM3vO2 (where, M1 represents at least one transition metal element selected from the group consisting of Co, Ni and Mn, M2... Agent:

20110052981 - Layer-layer lithium rich complex metal oxides with high specific capacity and excellent cycling: Lithium rich and manganese rich lithium metal oxides are described that provide for excellent performance in lithium-based batteries. The specific compositions can be engineered within a specified range of compositions to provide desired performance characteristics. Selected compositions can provide high values of specific capacity with a reasonably high average voltage.... Agent:

20110052982 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte battery comprising a negative electrode containing a carbon material capable of doping and dedoping lithium ions as a negative electrode active material; a positive electrode containing a composite oxide of lithium and a transition metal as a positive electrode active material; and a non-aqueous electrolytic solution; wherein... Agent:

20110052983 - Negative electrode for alkaline storage battery and alkaline storage battery: An alkaline storage battery having a positive electrode (1), a negative electrode (2), and an alkaline electrolyte solution, and the negative electrode having fluorinated oil being present on the surface thereof. The negative electrode includes a hydrogen-absorbing alloy represented by the general formula Ln1-xMgxNiy-a-bAlaMb, where Ln is at least one... Agent:

20110052984 - Negative electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary cell, method of manufacturing the same, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary cell: A negative electrode for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary cell, includes: a negative electrode active material layer containing a negative electrode active material, a polyvinylidene fluoride component including polyvinylidene fluoride and/or a derivative having polyvinylidene fluoride as a main chain, a styrene-butadiene component including a styrene-butadiene polymer and/or a derivative having... Agent:

20110052985 - Electrode structure and electric energy storage device: Provided is an electrode structure having a high power density and being superior in repetitive charge/discharge efficiency and an electric energy storage device using the electrode structure. The electrode structure includes an electrode material layer including an electrode material including active material particles containing at least one of silicon, tin... Agent:

20110052986 - Sodium ion batteries: Sodium ion batteries are based on sodium based active materials selected among compounds of the general formula AaMb(XY4)c wherein A comprises sodium, M comprises one or more metals, comprising at least one metal which is capable of undergoing oxidation to a higher valence state, and XY4 represents phosphate or a... Agent:

20110052987 - Battery separator and nonaqueous electrolyte battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte battery of the present invention includes a positive electrode having a positive active material capable of intercalating and deintercalating a lithium ion, a negative electrode having a negative active material capable of intercalating and deintercalating a lithium ion, a separator interposed between the positive electrode and the... Agent:

20110052989 - Lithium doped cathode material: Lithium dopant is introduced into lithium rich high capacity positive electrode active materials as a substitution for manganese within the complex metal oxides. In some embodiments, the lithium doped compositions can be written in a two component notation as x.Li2MnO3.(1−x)LiNiu+ΔMnu−Δ−dLidCowO2, where d ranges from about 0.004 to about 0.25 and... Agent:

20110052988 - Mixed metal olivine electrode materials for lithium ion batteries having improved specific capacity and energy density: Improved positive electrode material and methods for making the same are described. Lithium-iron-manganese phosphate materials, doped with one or more dopant Co, Ni, V, and Nb, and methods for making the same are described. The improved positive electrode material of the present invention is capable of exhibiting improved energy density... Agent:

20110052990 - Lithium ion secondary battery: A lithium ion secondary battery including a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material, and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode active material is a lithium transition metal oxide that contains niobium and is represented by xLi[Li1/3Mn2/3-qNbq]O2·(1−x)LiM1-rNbrO2 (0<x<1, 0<xq+(1−x)r≦0.3, 0≦q≦0.3,... Agent:

20110052991 - Cathode active material for lithium secondary batteries, method for preparing the same, and lithium secondary batteries comprising the same: Disclosed are a cathode active material for lithium secondary batteries, a method for preparing the same, and lithium secondary batteries comprising the same. The cathode active material for lithium secondary batteries comprises a lithium metal oxide secondary particle core formed by aggregation of a plurality of lithium metal oxide primary... Agent:

20110052992 - Active material, lithium-ion secondary battery, and method of manufacturing active material: An active material which can improve the discharge capacity of a lithium-ion secondary battery is provided. The active material of the present invention contains a rod-shaped particle group having a β-type crystal structure of LiVOPO4. The particle group has an average minor axis length S of 1 to 5 μm,... Agent:

20110052993 - Active material: According to one embodiment, a negative electrode active material includes monoclinic system titanium dioxide having an average pore diameter falling within a range of 8 nm to 25 nm. A volume of pores having a diameter of 10 nm or less falls within a range of 10% to 30% of... Agent:

20110052994 - Active material: A negative electrode active material according to one embodiment includes a titanium oxide compound having a crystal structure of monoclinic system titanium dioxide. The titanium oxide compound is modified by at least one kind of ion selected from the group consisting of an alkali metal cation, an alkali earth metal... Agent:

20110052995 - Active material, electrode containing the same, lithium secondary battery provided therewith and method for manufacture of the active material: n

20110052996 - Lithium-ion secondary battery: A lithium-ion secondary battery comprises a negative electrode active material, a positive electrode active material, and an electrolytic solution. The negative electrode active material contains elemental silicon or a silicon-containing alloy. The electrolytic solution has a lithium salt and a solvent. The solvent contains a cyclic carbonate, a chain carbonate,... Agent:

20110052997 - Negative electrode for lithium battery and lithium battery including the same: A negative electrode for a lithium battery includes an active material layer and a current collector. The active material layer has a plurality of crystal grains and the plurality of crystal grains include a plurality of pores. A first pore of the plurality of pores has a first length and... Agent:

20110052998 - Sulfur-carbon nanocomposites and their application as cathode materials in lithium-sulfur batteries: The invention is directed in a first aspect to a sulfur-carbon composite material comprising: (i) a bimodal porous carbon component containing therein a first mode of pores which are mesopores, and a second mode of pores which are micropores; and (ii) elemental sulfur contained in at least a portion of... Agent:

20110052999 - Electrolyte having eutectic mixture 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:

20110053000 - Ceramic material and use thereof: The present invention provides a ceramic material allowing a pellet having higher density and satisfactory Li ion conduction to be obtained. The ceramic material contains Li, La, Zr, Al and O and has a garnet-type or garnet-like crystal structure, the ratio of the number of moles of Li with respect... Agent:

20110053002 - Ceramic material and preparation method therefor: The present invention provides a ceramic material capable of demonstrating compactness and Li ion conductivity to an extent that enables the use of the ceramic material as a solid-state electrolyte material for a lithium secondary battery, or the like. A ceramic material containing Li, La, Zr, Nb and/or Ta, as... Agent:

20110053001 - Ionically-conductive amorphous lithium lanthanum zirconium oxide: Amorphous lithium lanthanum zirconium oxide (LLZO) is formed as an ionically-conductive electrolyte medium. The LLZO comprises by percentage of total number of atoms from about 0.1% to about 50% lithium, from about 0.1% to about 25% lanthanum, from about 0.1% to about 25% zirconium, from about 30% to about 70%... Agent:

20110053003 - Lithium ion secondary battery and method for producing lithium ion secondary battery: The invention relates to a lithium ion secondary battery including: a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and a non-aqueous electrolyte, wherein the non-aqueous electrolyte includes a non-aqueous solvent including a sulfone compound, the positive electrode includes a positive electrode... Agent:

20110053004 - Positive electrode: e

20110053005 - Biological fuel cell and methods: A fuel cell has an anode and a cathode with anode enzyme disposed on the anode and cathode enzyme is disposed on the cathode. The anode is configured and arranged to electrooxidize an anode reductant in the presence of the anode enzyme. Likewise, the cathode is configured and arranged to... Agent:

20110053006 - Systems and methods for supplying auxiliary fuel streams during intermittent byproduct discharge from pressure swing adsorption assemblies: Pressure swing adsorption (PSA) assemblies and hydrogen-producing fuel processing assemblies and/or fuel cell systems including the same. The PSA assemblies include, or are utilized with, combustion fuel stream supply systems that are adapted to regulate the flow of a byproduct stream from the PSA assembly for delivery to a heating... Agent:

20110053009 - Customized water vapor transfer membrane layered structure: A membrane humidifier assembly includes a first flow field plate adapted to facilitate flow of a first gas thereto and a second flow field plate adapted to facilitate flow of a second gas thereto. A polymeric membrane is disposed between the first and second flow fields. The polymeric membrane is... Agent:

20110053012 - Fuel cell system with improved humidification performance: For this purpose, the present invention provides a fuel cell system in which an intercooler is installed in an exhaust gas pipe, which connects a cathode outlet of the fuel cell stack and the humidifier, to cool the exhaust gas as a water supply source of the humidifier such that... Agent:

20110053013 - Method for operating a fuel cell system with a recirculation blower arranged in a fuel circuit thereof: In a method for operating a fuel cell system having recirculation blower arranged in a fuel cell circuit, fuel discharged from the anode exhaust is fed back to the inlet side of the fuel cell system via the recirculation blower. The direction of flow in the fuel return line is... Agent:

20110053011 - Pem fuel cell stack inlet water regulation system: A fuel cell stack assembly is disclosed that includes a porous member disposed within a flow path for a reactant. A fluid collection member is provided within the flow path adjacent to and in fluid communication with the porous member. The porous member and the fluid collection member cooperate to... Agent:

20110053007 - Perfluorocyclobutane based water vapor transfer membranes: A membrane humidifier assembly includes a first flow field plate adapted to facilitate flow of a first gas thereto and a second flow field plate adapted to facilitate flow of a second gas thereto. A polymeric membrane is disposed between the first and second flow fields and adapted to permit... Agent:

20110053010 - Perfluorocyclobutane based water vapor transfer membranes with side chain perfluorosulfonic acid moieties: A membrane humidifier assembly includes a first flow field plate adapted to facilitate flow of a first gas thereto and a second flow field plate adapted to facilitate flow of a second gas thereto. A polymeric membrane is disposed between the first and second flow fields and adapted to permit... Agent:

20110053008 - Water vapor transfer membrane and paper integrated assembly: A membrane humidifier assembly includes a first flow field plate adapted to facilitate flow of a first gas thereto and a second flow field plate adapted to facilitate flow of a second gas thereto. A polymeric membrane is disposed between the first and second flow fields. The polymeric membrane is... Agent:

20110053015 - Control method for a fuel cell system and fuel cell system: In a method for controlling a fuel cell system that is designed to react a fuel with an oxidant, the fuel cell system can be switched between an idle condition and an active operating condition. In the idle condition, energy is supplied to an energy consumer, at least in part,... Agent:

20110053014 - Fuel cell system and method for adjusting moisture content in a polymer electrolyte membrane: A fuel cell system (10) that includes with a polymer electrolyte fuel cell (22) having a polymer electrolyte membrane is provided with a determining portion that determines whether a moisture content in the polymer electrolyte membrane is low, and an anode gas pressure regulating portion that sets a gas pressure... Agent:

20110053016 - Method for manufacturing and distributing hydrogen storage compositions: The method of generating and delivering on-demand power to the consumer in a low-carbon-emitting manner comprises the steps of: generating energy from a low-carbon-emitting source, using the generated energy to generate a hydrogen storage composition, transporting the hydrogen storage composition and a reagent to the consumer, facilitating the use of... Agent:

20110053017 - Fuel cell apparatus: A fuel cell apparatus comprises a cell stack, a reforming portion (reforming catalyst), a vaporizing portion, a reforming target gas supply, an oxygen-containing gas supply, a water supply, and a controller. The cell stack comprises a plurality of fuel cells electrically connected in series in a housing case. The reforming... Agent:

20110053019 - Fuel cell module and fuel cell apparatus: A fuel cell module and a fuel cell apparatus capable of efficient start-up are provided. A fuel cell module includes a housing; a cell stack placed inside the housing, which includes a plurality of pillar-shaped solid oxide fuel cells formed with an internally-mounted gas flow passage that are arranged in... Agent:

20110053018 - High power density fuel cell: A fuel cell according to one embodiment includes a porous electrolyte support structure defining an array of microchannels, the microchannels including fuel and oxidant microchannels; fuel electrodes formed along some of the microchannels; and oxidant electrodes formed along other of the microchannels. A method of making a fuel cell according... Agent:

20110053020 - Catalysts and related methods: Nanostructured catalysts and related methods are described. The nanostructured catalysts have a hierarchical structure that facilitates modification of the catalysts for use in particular reactions. Methods for generating hydrogen from a hydrogen-containing molecular species using a nanostructured catalyst are described. The hydrogen gas may be collected and stored, or the... Agent:

20110053021 - Method and arrangement for reforming fuel: A method and an arrangement for reforming a hydrocarbon fuel such as dimethyl ether (DME), methanol, ethanol, propanol, or any variants or other oxidized fuels is disclosed for generating hydrogen especially for supplying a fuel cell. Furthermore, a fuel cell system is disclosed which includes such an arrangement, especially for... Agent:

20110053022 - Direct liquid fuel cell having hydrazine or derivatives thereof as fuel: m

20110053023 - Method for operating a fuel cell and a fuel cell arrangement: A method for operating, especially for starting, a fuel cell such as a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) is disclosed which method includes a starting operation with a first or initial start phase and an optional second or intermediate start phase which is initiated when the fuel cell has reached... Agent:

20110053024 - Fuel cell using organic fuel: A fuel cell is provided which can control an optimum fuel concentration according to an output without a sensor for measuring the fuel concentration. The fuel cell uses a liquid organic compound for fuel and includes a membrane-electrode assembly, a passage for allowing fuel or oxidant to flow, a fuel... Agent:

20110053025 - Cooling system for fuel cell vehicle: A cooling system for a fuel cell vehicle, may include a stack radiator, an electric drivetrain radiator disposed in series at a side of the stack radiator, an aircon condenser disposed in front of the stack radiator to cover the stack radiator, not the electric drivetrain radiator, and cooling fans... Agent:

20110053026 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system comprising: an anode gas flow path supplied with an anode gas; a cathode gas flow path supplied with a cathode gas; a fuel cell generating electricity by the anode gas being supplied to the anode gas flow path and the cathode gas being supplied to the... Agent:

20110053027 - Multi-stream heat exchanger for a fuel cell system: A multi-stream heat exchanger includes at least one air preheater section, at least one cathode recuperator section, and at least one anode recuperator section, wherein each section is a plate type heat exchanger having two major surfaces and a plurality of edge surfaces, a plurality of risers through at least... Agent:

20110053028 - Fuel cell system: The present invention provides a technology related to a fuel cell system capable of adjusting a discharge amount of an odorant discharged to an outside of a moving body according to a state of the moving body. The fuel cell system mounted to a moving body includes: a fuel cell... Agent:

20110053029 - Membrane electrode assembly for fuel cell and fuel cell stack: A membrane electrode assembly for a fuel cell that secures a flow path of a separator while preventing generation of a pin-hole. The membrane electrode assembly includes an electrolyte membrane for a fuel cell, a microporous layer that is disposed at both surfaces of the electrolyte membrane, a backing layer... Agent:

20110053031 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes a plurality of power generation cells each having a first separator. The separator has a fuel gas flow field. A fuel gas supply passage extends through one corner of the power generation cell in the stacking direction, a fuel gas flowing through the fuel gas supply... Agent:

20110053030 - Fuel cell with gas diffusion layer having flow channel and manufacturing method thereof: f

20110053033 - Fuel cell stack: A coolant supply manifold and a coolant discharge manifold are provided on a first end plate of a fuel cell stack. The coolant supply manifold includes a pair of supply manifold sections and a supply coupling section coupling upper portions of the pair of supply manifold sections together. The supply... Agent:

20110053032 - Manifold for series connection on fuel cell: Disclosed is a manifold of a fuel cell, including a conductive support having an upper support member and a lower support member between which two or more anode-supported tubular unit fuel cells each comprising an anode layer, an electrolyte layer and a cathode layer formed in sequential order are disposed... Agent:

20110053034 - Ionic liquid and method for producing the same: where at least two of R1 to R4 are a C1 to C8 alkoxy group(s), the rest of R1 to R4 are a hydrogen atom(s) or a C1 to C8 alkyl group(s). By this, it is possible to remove water from the molten salt solution regardless of whether the molten... Agent:

20110053037 - Bifunctional membrane for use in membrane electrode assemblies with integrated water vapor transfer zones: A fuel cell includes a first flow field plate defining at least one flow field channel. A cathode catalyst layer is disposed over at least a portion of the first flow field plate. A polymeric ion conducting membrane is disposed over cathode catalyst layer. An anode catalyst layer is disposed... Agent:

20110053040 - Catalyst, production process therefor and use thereof: Catalysts of the invention are not corroded in acidic electrolytes or at high potential and have excellent durability and high oxygen reducing ability. A catalyst includes a metal oxycarbonitride containing niobium and at least one metal M selected from the group consisting of tin, indium, platinum, tantalum, zirconium, copper, iron,... Agent:

20110053038 - Co(ii)tetramethoxyphenylporphyrin additive to pfsa pems for improved fuel cell durability: An ion conducting membrane for fuel cell applications includes an ion conducting polymer and a porphyrin-containing compound at least partially dispersed within the ion conducting polymer. The ion conducting membranes exhibit improved performance over membranes not incorporating such porphyrin-containing compounds.... Agent:

20110053039 - Electrode catalyst, and membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell including the electrode catalyst: An electrode catalyst for a fuel cell having comparable electrochemical activity as a platinum electrode catalyst but is much cheaper than the platinum electrode catalyst has a structure in which palladium and at least one metal catalyst selected from the group consisting of nickel, gold, iron, and silver, and combinations... Agent:

20110053036 - Polyelectrolyte membranes made of poly(perfluorocyclobutanes) with pendant perfluorosulfonic acid groups and blends with poly(vinylidene fluoride): A polymer useful as an ion conductor in fuel cells includes a perfluorocyclobutyl moiety and pendant PFSA side groups. The polymer is made by a variation of the Ullmann reaction. Ion conducting membranes incorporating the polymer are provided.... Agent:

20110053035 - Sodium stannate additive to improve the durability of pems for h2/air fuel cells: An ion conducting membrane for fuel cell applications includes an ion conducting polymer and a tin-containing compound at least partially dispersed within the ion conducting polymer. The ion conducting membranes exhibit improved performance over membranes not incorporating such tin-containing compounds.... Agent:

20110053041 - Cu-based cermet for high-temperature fuel cell: Copper-based cermets and methods of preparing them are provided. The Cu-based cermets have interpenetrating networks of copper alloy and stabilized zirconia that are in intimate contact and display high electronic connectivity through the copper alloy phase. In certain embodiments, methods of preparing the cermets involving sintering a mixture of ceramic... Agent:

20110053042 - Fluororesin-coated polymer film for reinforcing polymer electrolyte membrane, reinforced polymer electrolyte membrane, and membrane electrode assembly: Disclosed is a fluororesin-coated polymer film for reinforcing a polymer electrolyte membrane, wherein the fluororesin-coated polymer film is fabricated by forming on at least one side of a polymer film a coating of a reaction product of (A) a fluorine-containing copolymer composed of a fluoroolefin, a cyclohexyl group-containing acrylic ester,... Agent:

20110053043 - Nanostructured polymer membranes for proton conduction: Polymers having an improved ability to entrain water are characterized, in some embodiments, by unusual humidity-induced phase transitions. The described polymers (e.g., hydrophilically functionalized block copolymers) have a disordered state and one or more ordered states (e.g., a lamellar state, a gyroid state, etc.). In one aspect, the polymers are... Agent:

20110053044 - Proton-conducting structure and method for manufacturing the same: A proton-conducting structure that exhibits favorable proton conductivity in the temperature range of not lower than 100° C., and a method for manufacturing the same are provided. After a pyrophosphate salt containing Sn, Zr, Ti or Si is mixed with phosphoric acid, the mixture is maintained at a temperature of... Agent:

20110053045 - Solid oxide fuel cell and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed is a solid oxide fuel cell, including a polygonal tubular support an outer surface of which has a plurality of planes, a plurality of unit cells respectively formed on the plurality of planes of the tubular support, inner connectors for connecting the plurality of unit cells in series, and... Agent:

20110053046 - Structure of solid oxide fuel cell: Disclosed is a structure of a solid oxide fuel cell, including a porous tubular anode support having a plurality of through holes, and an electrolyte layer and a cathode layer sequentially formed on the inner surface of the tubular anode support, so that fuel flows via the plurality of through... Agent:

20110053047 - Miniature fuel cell core: A fuel cell with an assembly having a solidified membrane with two collectors incorporated, face to face, in the membrane, and two rigid covers between which the assembly is inserted. The rigid covers are provided with connecting end pieces and provide spaces on either side of the assembly. The assembly... Agent:

20110053048 - Fuel cell constituting component: A fuel cell component integrates an attachment member 5 and a gasket 1 by using an adhesive 3. Both side portions of the gasket in the width direction of the gasket are provided with adhesive application regions W1 where the adhesive 3 is interposed, and a center portion in the... Agent:

20110053049 - Process for producing fuel cell catalysts, and fuel cell catalyst: f

20110053051 - Electrode catalyst composition for fuel cell and method of manufacturing the same: The present invention provides an electrode binder for a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell which includes a hydrocarbon-based polymer and a water-soluble polymer acting as a porogen, a porous hydrocarbon-based electrode catalyst layer including the electrode binder, and a method of manufacturing the same. Because of the use of the... Agent:

20110053050 - Method of functionalizing a carbon material: The present invention relates to a method of functionalizing a carbon material. A carbon material is contacted with a carboxylic acid, whereby a mixture is formed. The mixture is heated for a suitable period of time at a temperature below the thermal decomposition temperature of the carbon material.... Agent:

20110053053 - Cell holder for fuel cell: A porous silicon wafer including, on its upper surface side, multiple recesses, this upper surface being coated with a porous silicon layer having pores smaller than those of the wafer bulk.... Agent:

20110053052 - Fuel cell composite flow field element and method of forming the same: A composite flow field element, such as a separator plate used in a high temperature air-cooled fuel cell assembly, preferably includes a metal sheet substrate of non-uniform thickness, such as a mesh, and flexible graphite layers bonded to the metal mesh substrate by an electrically conductive bonding agent.... Agent:

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