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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process April category listing, related patent applications 04/11Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 04/28/2011 > 47 patent applications in 34 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20110097605 - Yeast biofilm based fuel cell: A yeast biofilm microbial fuel cell has anode and cathode chambers, each containing an electrolyte medium, separated by a proton conducting membrane. A baker's yeast biofilm is induced to form on the anode under electrical poising. A method of making the MFC includes adding baker's yeast and yeast nutrient fuel... Agent: Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, LLC
20110097606 - Battery pack with precise dimensions: The battery pack has a battery cell 11, a circuit board 22 disposed along one end-plane 11a of the battery cell 11,and a circuit board holder 23 that intervenes between the circuit board 22 and the battery cell 11 end-plane 11a. The circuit board holder 23 is provided with a... Agent:
20110097607 - Holder case and battery pack having the same: A holder case for a battery pack is disclosed. The holder case includes two pieces which are selectively engageable so that the length of the holder case can be varied.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110097609 - Method and apparatus for integrated-circuit battery devices: A combined battery and device apparatus and associated method. This apparatus includes a first conductive layer, a battery comprising a cathode layer; an anode layer, and an electrolyte layer located between and electrically isolating the anode layer from the cathode layer, wherein the anode or the cathode or both include... Agent: Cymbet Corporation
20110097608 - Pcm assembly and prismatic type secondary battery using the same: A protection circuit module (PCM) assembly for use with a battery cell includes a base circuit board on which a plurality of electronic elements are mounted, and a first electrode output terminal formed on the base circuit board. The PCM assembly is to be coupled to a top portion of... Agent:
20110097611 - Battery and method for generating electrical power using the battery: A battery includes: a container; an electrolyte received in the container; and first and second electrodes disposed in the electrolyte and having different electrical potentials upon exposure to the electrolyte.... Agent: Taiwan Hopax Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd.
20110097610 - Energy storage device: An energy storage device is constructed from a plurality of supercap cells. In each case, some of these supercap cells are interconnected electrically to a storage module. Each of the storage modules is disposed in a housing. The individual supercap cells are in at least indirect heat-conducting contact with the... Agent: Voith Patent Gmbh (germany)
20110097614 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a plurality of battery units with improved insulating and cooling properties between the battery units is provided. In one embodiment, a battery unit includes a battery cell and an insulating wall including a plurality of protrusions contacting the battery cell. The protrusions extend at least partly... Agent:
20110097613 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly capable of being charged and discharged; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; a cap assembly, the cap assembly including a cap plate coupled to an opening of the case, and a vent member in the cap plate, the vent member being configured to... Agent:
20110097612 - Secondary battery end cap assembly: A secondary battery end cap assembly is extruded integrally, is provided on a cap plate and corresponds to a first perforation and a second perforation of the cap plate. The first perforation corresponds to a gas seal part of the end cap assembly and a side of the gas seal... Agent:
20110097615 - Battery cell of curved shape and battery pack employed with the same: The present invention relates to a battery cell which is housed in a variable state cell case in which a pole assembly having an anode/separating film/cathode laminate configuration is impregnated with an electrolytic solution. The pole assembly and the cell case are curved together in the same direction at both... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20110097616 - Battery positioning device: A battery positioning device for fixing a battery includes a base defining a receiving groove to receive the battery, a first elastic member fixed in the receiving groove to resist a positive electrode of the battery. The first elastic member includes a main body, a fixing portion fixed to the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110097617 - Battery set with heat conducting jelly: A battery set filled with heat conducting jelly is disclosed, which comprises a shell, for housing a cooling unit; and a plurality of battery cells, each battery cell being disposed inside the shell while having a heat conducting jelly, featuring with electric insulation and heat conduction abilities, to be filled... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20110097618 - Connecting device: In order to produce a connecting device for the electrically conductive connection of a plurality of cell terminals of electro-chemical cells of an electro-chemical device which enables the cell connector to be mounted on the electro-chemical cells in a simple and rapid manner wherein the device comprises two or more... Agent: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
20110097619 - Battery pack: A battery pack having lead wires connected to a plurality of unit batteries which are distributed to prevent malfunction of the batteries due to contact between the unit batteries and the lead wires. The lead wires are distributed within the minimum distances to facilitate a wire distributing process and reduce... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110097620 - Bus bar holder and battery pack including the same: A battery pack includes a plurality of unit batteries; at least one bus bar electrically connecting electrode terminals of unit batteries of the plurality of unit batteries; and a bus bar holder including a holder body extending in a lengthwise direction, and at least one bus bar receiver on the... Agent:
20110097621 - Protective cover assembly for battery contacts: A protective cover assembly is used for a battery. The battery includes a plurality of contacts. The protective cover assembly includes a door frame and a slidable door. The door frame is formed on the battery adjacent to the contacts. The slidable door is slidably received in the door frame.... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited
20110097622 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery that includes: an electrode assembly generating a current; a case accommodating the electrode assembly therein; and a cap assembly coupled to the case so as to be electrically connected with the electrode assembly. The electrode assembly includes a first electrode, a separator, and a second electrode that... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110097624 - Redox electrodes for flexible devices: Flexible electrodes comprising: a fabric substrate; a conductive polymer, copolymer or mixture of conductive polymers comprising a first component which has high specific electrochemical capacitance, and a second component which has a lower electrochemical capacitance, lower molecular density, and greater electrical conductivity compared to the first component; and a counterion... Agent:
20110097623 - Small-scale batteries and electrodes for use thereof: The present invention generally relates to batteries or other electrochemical devices. In some embodiments, the present invention relates to small-scale batteries or microbatteries. For example, in one aspect of the invention, a battery may have a volume of no more than about 5 mm3, while having an energy density of... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
20110097625 - Lithium microbattery provided with an electronically conductive packaging layer: A lithium microbattery comprises a packaging thin layer formed by a matrix of polymer material in which metallic particles are dispersed. The packaging thin layer constitutes at least a part of the anodic current collector of the lithium microbattery. The polymer material is advantageously obtained from at least a photopolymerizable... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20110097626 - Process for production hexafluorophosphates: An object is to provide a method of manufacturing a hexafluorophosphate, that can simply and easily manufacture an inexpensive and high-quality hexafluorophosphate while suppressing the manufacturing cost, an electrolytic solution containing a hexafluorophosphate, and an electricity storage device including the electrolytic solution. The present invention relates to a method of... Agent: Stella Chemifa Corporation
20110097627 - Negative electrode material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, manufacturing method therefor, and lithium-ion secondary batteries: The present invention is a negative electrode material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, comprising at least: particles wherein silicon nanoparticles are dispersed in silicon oxide (silicon oxide particles); and a metal oxide coating formed on a surface of the silicon oxide particles. As a result, there is provided a negative... Agent: Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
20110097628 - Nucleation and growth of tin particles into three dimensional composite active anode for lithium high capacity energy storage device: Embodiments of the present invention generally relate to lithium-ion batteries, and more specifically, to a system and method for fabricating such batteries using thin-film processes that form three-dimensional structures. In one embodiment, an anodic structure used to form an energy storage device is provided. The anodic structure comprises a flexible... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.
20110097629 - Negative active material for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including same: A negative active material for a rechargeable lithium battery and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same. The negative active material includes Si-based material core, a carbon coating layer coating the surface of the Si-based material core, and an inorganic salt position on the surface of the carbon coating layer.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110097630 - Method for manufacturing lithium ion polymer battery, battery cell, and lithium ion polymer battery including the same: A method for manufacturing a lithium ion polymer battery is provided in which in injecting electrolyte into a lithium ion polymer battery, the battery cell is immersed in an electrolyte impregnation bath to allow the electrolyte to be impregnated into the cell. The electrolyte can be impregnated simultaneously, and as... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20110097631 - Organic/inorganic composite comprising three-dimensional carbon nanotube networks, method for preparing the organic/inorganic composite and electronic device using the organic/inorganic composite: An organic/inorganic composite is provided. The organic/inorganic composite comprises a silicon (Si) substrate formed with nanorods or nanoholes and three-dimensional networks of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) grown horizontally in parallel and suspended between the adjacent nanorods or inside the nanoholes. In the organic/inorganic composite, metal catalysts can be uniformly formed on... Agent:
20110097632 - Air supply unit for a fuel cell stack, fuel cell system and method for operating an air supply unit: In an air supply unit for a fuel cell stack comprising a compressor for compressing air that is fed via a feed line to the fuel cell stack and to a turbine to which also exhaust gas of a combustion chamber can be supplied and wherein an exhaust gas from... Agent:
20110097633 - Fuel cell system and motor vehicle with such a fuel cell system: In the operation of a fuel cell of a fuel cell system, water contained in the exhaust gas is stored in a water tank. The water tank has means for discharging the water in increments or portions. For example, the water can exit as droplets through the porous floor surface... Agent: Daimler Ag
20110097634 - Fuel cell system, electrical apparatus and method for recovering water formed in fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel-cell power generation part containing a fuel electrode, a solid electrolyte and an air electrode, and a heat-exchange chamber configured to cool a gas emitted from the fuel-cell power generation part to thereby form water. A power generation reaction using a fuel yields electric... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20110097635 - System and method for electrochemical cell system and leak detection and indication: An electrochemical cell system is provided having: at least one electrochemical cell stack, each stack having at least one reactant fluid inlet; a pressure transmitter arranged in the at least one reactant fluid inlet of each stack; and a control unit for regulating the electrochemical cell system, the control unit... Agent:
20110097636 - Disconnecting procedure for fuel cell systems: A method for shutting down a fuel cell system having at least one fuel cell, especially a fuel cell provided with a proton exchanging membrane, anode and cathode inlets, anode and cathode outlets, an anode recirculation circuit, a device which is operated according to the Venturi principle and is used... Agent: Daimlerchrysler Ag
20110097637 - Purge system for fuel cell with improved cold start performance: The present invention provides a purge system for a fuel cell, which can reduce the time required to thaw a frozen valve during cold start-up and reduce the whole start-up time, thus improving the cold start performance. In preferred embodiments, the present invention provides a purge system for a fuel... Agent: Kia Motors Corporation
20110097638 - Fuel cell and fuel cell system: A fuel cell includes: an electrolyte membrane; a first reactive gas channel that is provided on a first surface side of the electrolyte membrane; a second reactive gas channel that is provided on a second surface side of the electrolyte membrane; and a coolant channel. The coolant channel is configured... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110097639 - Fuel cell coolant bubble control: To mitigate bubble blockage in water passageways (78, 85), in or near reactant gas flow field plates (74, 81) of fuel cells (38), passageways are configured with (a) intersecting polygons, obtuse angles including triangles, trapezoids, or (b) hydrophobic surfaces (111), or (c) differing adjacent channels (127, 128), or (d) water... Agent:
20110097640 - Fuel cell stack and fuel cell using the same: A fuel cell stack of the present invention includes: a membrane electrode assembly, formed by stacking an anode electrode, a cathode electrode, and an electrolyte membrane interposed between the anode electrode and the cathode electrode; and a sealing structure for preventing a fuel that is supplied to the anode electrode... Agent:
20110097641 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack. A fuel cell stack, an example of the fuel cell stack, is configured by alternately overlaying first electricity generating units and second electricity generating units in the horizontal direction. The first electricity units each provided with a first fuel gas flow path, a first oxidant gas... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20110097642 - Polymer electrolyte membrane having high durability and method for producing the same: A polymer electrolyte membrane comprising: (a) a fluorinated polymer electrolyte having an ion exchange group, and (b) a basic polymer, wherein, optionally, at least a part of component (a) and at least a part of component (b) are chemically bonded to each other. A method for producing the above-mentioned polymer... Agent: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
20110097644 - Fuel cell and method of manufacturing fuel cell: A small fuel cell capable of realizing stable output and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. A fuel cell 1 includes a Membrane Electrolyte Assembly (MEA) 13 in which a fuel electrode 16 and an oxygen electrode 14 are oppositely arranged with an electrolyte membrane 15 in between;... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110097643 - Integrated pem fuel cell: An integrated PEM fuel cell includes bipolar plate assemblies that utilize fiber groups that extend from the surfaces of gas impermeable plates to terminate in uncoated tips facing adjacent tips to form anodes and cathodes of an MEA assembly. The catalyst support and catalyst can be applied to the tips... Agent: Enerfuel, Inc.
20110097645 - Process for preparing membranes: Membranes and processes for preparing membranes having weakly acidic or weakly basic groups comprising the steps of: (i) applying a curable composition to a support; (ii) curing the composition for less than 30 seconds to form a membrane; and (iii) optionally removing the membrane from the support; wherein the curable... Agent: Fujifilm Manufacturing Europe B.v
20110097646 - Porous-medium burning apparatus: A burning device is provided for fuel cell to be run under high temperature. The burning device uses a specific-designed fuel spraying device having porous medium. The burning device can be used under different statuses of flow in the fuel cell. With the burning device, the fuel cell has improved... Agent: Atomic Energy Council-institute Of Nuclear Energy Research
20110097647 - Fuel cell sealing structure and manufacture method: A fuel cell seal structure includes a GDL which is formed by a porous body and a gasket which is integrally formed with a peripheral edge of a GDL. The GDL includes a rubber impregnation portion and an impregnation stopping portion. The gasket is integrally formed with a gasket body... Agent: Nok Corporation
20110097648 - Control of a fluid flow in an electrochemical cell: The invention relates to an electrochemical cell, especially a proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEM fuel cell) or an electrolysis cell which displays improved efficiency as a result of improved temperature or moisture distribution and/or reactant distribution inside said cell. The invention is characterized in that in an electrochemical cell,... Agent: Daimlerchrysler Ag
20110097649 - Carrier and adhesion amount measuring apparatus, and measuring method, program, and recording medium of the same: The present invention measures a quantity of attachment (such as density) of a material (such as catalyst and promoter) attached to a carrier. A carrier 1 includes attachment holes 12 to which a catalyst 24 attaches, and non-attachment holes 14 to which the catalyst 24 does not attach, where extension... Agent: Advantest Corporation
20110097650 - Catalyst composition, method for fabricating the same and fuel cell including the same: The present invention relates to a catalyst composition, a method for fabricating the same and a fuel cell including the same. The catalyst composition provided by the present invention includes: a catalyst carrier; and a metal solid solution, disposed on the surface of the catalyst carrier, in which the metal... Agent: Tatung Company
20110097651 - Membrane electrode assembly (mea) fabrication procedure on polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell: Provided is a method for fabricating membrane electrode assembly (MEA) on a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell. The method includes adhering or fixing the first backing film to a polymer electrolyte membrane; forming a first catalyst layer on the polymer electrolyte membrane; removing the first backing film; adhering or fixing... Agent: Korea Institute Of Energy Research04/21/2011 > 52 patent applications in 41 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20110091745 - Apparatus for energy storage of microbial fuel cell and microbial fuel cell energy storage system comprising said apparatus: The present invention relates to an electric energy storage apparatus having a configuration comprising at least a capacitor and an inductor, wherein the electric energy storage apparatus provides storage of charges generated from microbial fuel cells, and the inductor of the electric energy storage apparatus is capable of converting part... Agent: National Taiwan University Of Science And Technology
20110091747 - Battery assembly: The embodiment provides a battery assembly or pack that can fix a coupling tap to an exact position by closely adhering a plurality of bare cells without flowing when the plurality of bare cells are welded with the coupling tap. The battery assembly according to the embodiment includes: a plurality... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110091748 - Cylindrical lithium ion secondary battery: A cylindrical lithium ion secondary battery includes an electrode assembly; a center pin positioned within the electrode assembly and having upper and lower ends that are closed; a can containing the electrode assembly and the center pin; and a cap assembly coupled to the top of the can. The center... Agent:
20110091746 - Fuel cells: This invention provides a redox fuel cell comprising an anode and a cathode separated by an ion selective polymer electrolyte membrane; means for supplying a fuel to the anode region of the cell; means for supplying an oxidant to the cathode region of the cell; means for providing an electrical... Agent: Acal Energy Limited
20110091749 - Battery pack: In a battery pack having a plurality of electrochemical battery cells arranged in one or more battery pack modules having inter-cell spaces defined between the cells, a method and apparatus diverts hot material vented from a failed battery cell into adjacent inter-cell spaces without permitting the hot material to directly... Agent: Ac Propulsion, Inc.
20110091750 - Temperature control of a vehicle battery: The method for thermal management of a battery can include vehicle systems to control the thermal input to the battery and a dedicated battery thermal management system. The battery thermal management system includes transferring battery heat to coolant flowing in a circuit, if ambient air temperature is greater than the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110091751 - Battery pack: Provision of an extension-type battery pack which is improved in safety thereof against dropping and impact application. Although a battery pack is susceptible to damage caused by an impact since partial battery cells are located outside the outline of a notebook PC when it is mounted on the notebook PC,... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.
20110091752 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly having a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator located between the positive electrode and the negative electrode; a case housing the electrode assembly, the case having an opening; a cap assembly including a cap plate coupled to the opening of the... Agent:
20110091755 - Battery module, method of fabricating the same, and vehicle having battery module: Each of battery cells (12) that constitute a battery module includes a flat-shaped rolled electrode body (30) formed by rolling a sheet-like anode collector (32) and a sheet-like cathode collector (34) along with a sheet-like separator, and a trailing edge (32E) of the sheet-like anode collector (32) and a trailing... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110091756 - Lithium ion battery and electrode wound body for lithium ion battery: In a lithium ion battery, including: a battery case; and a wound electrode body formed by attaching an unwinding prevention tape to a circumference of a wound electrode structure which is formed by winding a laminate of a tape-form negative electrode and a tape-form positive electrode together with a tape-form... Agent: Kureha Corporation
20110091754 - Negative electrode for nonaqueous battery, electrode group for nonaqueous battery and method for producing the same, and cylindrical nonaqueous secondary battery and method for producing the same: A negative electrode 3 for a nonaqueous battery includes a double-coated part 14 including a negative electrode active material layer 13 and a porous protective film 28 formed on each surface of a current collector core 12, a core exposed part 18, and a single-coated part 17 which is located... Agent:
20110091753 - Rechargeable lithium ion button cell battery: A rechargeable lithium ion button cell battery having a sealed housing comprises an inner casing and an outer casing, both casings have at least one flat area as top or bottom of the battery, and a round or oval side wall vertically formed to the flat area. Said side walls... Agent: Ditto
20110091757 - Fixing mechanism: A fixing mechanism includes a battery sleeve, a resilient member and a battery cover. The battery sleeve defines an open end to receive a battery. The battery sleeve includes a latching portion formed in an inner surface thereof adjacent to the open end. The resilient member is fixed to the... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20110091758 - Thermal imaging device with a battery pack with a seal member molded directly thereon: A thermal imaging device includes a replaceable battery pack, which may include a shock absorbing and/or seal member. A battery portion of the battery pack includes an electrical contact and a sidewall that contains at least one battery cell, which is electrically coupled to the contact. An attachment mechanism of... Agent: Fluke Corporation
20110091759 - Battery module: A battery module that has improved cooling efficiency includes a plurality of rechargeable batteries and a cooling wall that is installed between the rechargeable batteries to cool the rechargeable batteries, wherein the cooling wall includes first wall bodies that are connected in a first direction and second wall bodies that... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110091760 - System and method for inhibiting the propagation of an exothermic event: A system and method disperses a sudden increase in heat generated by one battery cell to a large area including multiple battery cells, thereby preventing the sudden increase from being absorbed primarily by a small number of other battery cells, such as a single battery cell, that could otherwise cause... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.
20110091761 - Battery separators with cross ribs and related methods: A separator for a lead acid battery is a porous membrane having a positive electrode face and a negative electrode face. A plurality of longitudinally extending ribs, a plurality of protrusions or a nonwoven material may be disposed upon the positive electrode face. A plurality of transversely extending ribs are... Agent:
20110091762 - Electrode assembly for secondary battery, method of manufacturing the same and secondary battery with the same: An electrode assembly for a secondary battery, a method of manufacturing the electrode assembly and a secondary battery having the electrode assembly. The electrode assembly includes a plurality of electrode members arranged in a stacked shape along a baseline extending in one direction and a separation unit separating two adjacent... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110091763 - Electrode terminal connecting member for battery module: Disclosed herein is a conductive electrode terminal connecting member configured to electrically connect plate-shaped secondary battery cells (‘battery cells’) constituting a battery module to each other. The electrode terminal connecting member includes a left-wing connection part to which electrode terminals of left-side battery cells are connected so as to achieve... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20110091764 - Pouch-type secondary battery: A pouch-type secondary battery including: an electrode assembly having a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator disposed therebetween; and a pouch case including a first case part having a pouch to house the electrode assembly, a second case part disposed over an open end of the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110091765 - Secondary battery including sealing structure for electrolyte injection hole and method of manufacturing the secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrolyte injection hole having an improved sealing structure, and a method of manufacturing the secondary battery. In the secondary battery, a sealing unit for sealing an injection hole of a cap plate is installed such that the sealing unit is aligned with or disposed below... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110091766 - Secondary battery and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed are a secondary battery and a method of manufacturing the same. The method of manufacturing a secondary battery includes preparing a pouch case comprising a first case and a second case, seating an electrode assembly into the first case, covering the first case comprising a receiving part with the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110091767 - Accumulator material and accumulator device: An electricity storage device including a positive electrode 31, a negative electrode 32, and an electrolytic solution 29 located between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. At least one of the positive electrode 31 and the negative electrode 32 contains an electricity storage material containing a polymerization product having... Agent:
20110091769 - Ionic liquid: Disclosed is an ionic liquid having a low melting point, a low viscosity, and high electrical conductivity. Specifically disclosed is an anion represented by [CF3OCF2CF2BF3]− for use in the production of such ionic liquids.... Agent: National Institute Of Advanced Industrial Science And Technology
20110091768 - Nonaqueous electrolytic solution for secondary battery and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolytic solution effective in improving cycle characteristics and used for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a positive electrode having a positive-electrode active material capable of storing and releasing metal ions and a negative electrode having a negative-electrode active material containing at least one atom selected from the... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
20110091770 - Rechargeable battery, bipolar electrode, and method of manufacturing rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery that can have high energy density and high power density. The rechargeable battery includes: bipolar electrodes including a current collector, a sealing layer that is formed at the edge of the current collector, a first electrode active material layer that is inserted into a space in that... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110091771 - Coating liquid, coating liquid for manufacturing electrode plate, undercoating agent, and use thereof: This invention relates to a coating formulation, a coating formulation for manufacturing an electrode plate and an undercoating formulation, and their use. These coating formulations are all characterized by containing, in a polar solvent, a hydroxyl-containing resin and an organic acid and/or a derivative thereof. The hydroxyl-containing resin is at... Agent: Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd.
20110091772 - Process for producing lithium iron phosphate particles, lithium iron phosphate particles having olivine type structure, and positive electrode sheet and non-aqueous solvent-based secondary battery using the lithium iron phosphate particles: The present invention relates to a process for producing lithium iron phosphate particles having an olivine type structure, comprising a first step of mixing an iron oxide or an iron oxide hydroxide as an iron raw material which comprises at least one element selected from the group consisting of Na,... Agent:
20110091773 - Nano-structured lithium-sulfur battery and method of making same: An apparatus includes a first conductive substrate (e.g., a metal foil) having a first surface; a plurality of conductive stalks (e.g., carbon nano-tubes) extending from the first surface; an electrically insulating coating (e.g., sulfur) about the carbon stalks; a second conductive substrate (e.g., a lithium oxide foil); and an electrolyte... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20110091774 - Porous film and secondary battery electrode: Provided is a porous film that can contribute to improving the cycle characteristics of an electric cell by improving binding characteristics, for a porous film provided on a surface of an electrode used in a secondary cell and the like. The porous film comprises a water-soluble polymer, an inorganic filler,... Agent: Zeon Corporation
20110091775 - Lithium secondary battery including water-dispersible binder, conduction agent, and fluoroethylenecarbonate: The present invention relates to a lithium secondary battery. The present invention provides the lithium secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a non-aqueous electrolyte solution. The negative electrode includes a water-dispersible binder and a conduction agent. The non-aqueous electrolyte solution includes fluoroethylenecarbonate (FEC). The batteries of... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20110091776 - Sandwich cathode electrochemical cell with wound electrode assembly: A new design for a cathode having a configuration of: SVO/first current collector/CFx/second current collector/SVO is described. The two cathode current collectors are vertically aligned one on top of the other in a middle region or zone of the cathode. This coincides to where a winding mandrel will be positioned... Agent: Greatbatch Ltd.
20110091777 - Lithium air battery: A main object of the present invention is to provide a lithium air battery which can use different battery properties according to the current density at the time of discharge. The present invention attains the object by providing a lithium air battery comprising a cathode layer, an anode layer, and... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20110091778 - Fuel cell and fuel cell stack: The present invention relates to a small fuel cell and a small fuel cell stack each allowing for improved output. Conventionally, in a direct methanol fuel cell, carbon dioxide gas produced at an anode electrode side is exhausted together with a methanol aqueous solution. From the methanol aqueous solution, the... Agent:
20110091781 - Automated procedure for executing in-situ fuel cell stack reconditioning: A method for reconditioning a fuel cell stack. The method includes determining whether fuel cell stack reconditioning is desired based on predetermined reconditioning triggers, determining if predetermined system constraints are met that will allow reconditioning of the fuel cell stack to occur, and determining whether previous reconditioning processes have been... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110091780 - In-situ fuel cell stack reconditioning: A method for reconditioning a fuel cell stack. The method includes periodically increasing the relative humidity level of the cathode input airflow to the stack to saturate the cell membrane electrode assemblies to be greater than the relative humidity levels during normal stack operating conditions. The method also includes providing... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110091779 - Pem fuel cell stack inlet water regulation system: A fuel cell assembly is provided that includes a fluid collection member disposed in a fluid inlet for a reactant, wherein the fluid collection member militates against liquid water on an inner surface of the fluid inlet from being received by a fuel cell of the fuel cell assembly.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110091782 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell stack that generates electricity by an electrochemical reaction using a fuel gas; an insulating first passage member through which produced water that is produced by the electrochemical reaction in the fuel cell stack and off-gas that is discharged from the fuel cell... Agent:
20110091783 - Electronic equipment provided with battery check device: Immediately after a main switch is turned ON, a battery check is performed based on a second inhibit voltage LVL2 higher than a first reference voltage LVL1 which is an inhibit voltage level a predetermined time period after the main switch is turned ON, and therefore, even when the voltage... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20110091784 - Fuel cell system: An end plate is joined to a fuel cell stack. A first piping unit and a second piping unit are attached to the end plate. The first piping unit has a first attachment base, to which a fuel gas supply pipe, a first oxidation off-gas discharge pipe, and a coolant... Agent: Toyota Boshoku Kabushiki Kaisha
20110091785 - Flat-plate solid oxide fuel cell: An object of the present invention is to provide a flat-plate solid oxide fuel cell which can prevent a crack from occurring in an outer peripheral portion of a solid electrolyte due to the action of stress. In order to achieve this object, the present invention provides a flat-plate solid... Agent:
20110091786 - Fuel cell stack: Disclosed is a fuel cell stack which includes: a cell assembly formed of stacked unit cells, each composed of a membrane electrolyte assembly and separators which sandwich the membrane electrolyte assembly; a pair of collector plates A and B which sandwiches the cell assembly; a pair of end plates A... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110091787 - Compositions of nanometal particles containing a metal or alloy and platinum particles for use in fuel cells: A composition of nanoparticles of metal or an alloy or having a metal and alloy core with an oxide shell in admixture with platinum particles is useful as a component for electrodes. More particularly, such composition is useful as an electrode ink for the reduction of oxygen as well as... Agent: Quantumsphere, Inc.
20110091788 - Gas diffusion electrodes comprising functionalised nanoparticles: The invention relates to a gas diffusion electrode for polymer electrolyte fuel cells having a working temperature of up to 250° C., comprising a plurality of gas-permeable electroconductive layers having at least one gas diffusion layer and one catalyst layer. The catalyst layer contains particles of an average particle diameter... Agent: Rhein Chemie Rheinau Gmbh
20110091789 - Material for an electrochemical device: The present invention relates to a material for an electrochemical device, especially a fuel cell, an electrolyzer or a storage battery, comprising a matrix and activated boron nitride contained in the matrix.... Agent:
20110091791 - Electrolyte polymer for polymer electrolyte fuel cells, process for its production and membrane-electrode assembly: To provide an electrolyte polymer for polymer electrolyte fuel cells, made of a perfluorinated polymer having sulfonic groups, characterized in that in a test of immersing 0.1 g of the polymer in 50 g of a fenton reagent solution containing 3% of an aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution and 200 ppm... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
20110091790 - Ion-conducting membrane structures: An ion-conducting membrane structure comprising (i) an ion-conducting membrane wherein said membrane has a first face and a second face, (ii) a first hydrogen peroxide decomposition catalyst and (iii) a first radical scavenger, wherein the first hydrogen peroxide decomposition catalyst is in a first layer on the first face of... Agent: Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
20110091792 - Fuel cell and method of manufacture thereof: Provided are a fuel cell making it possible to make contact pressures high between its electrode layers and its metallic layers and others, thereby improving the power of the cell, and a method for manufacturing the cell. A fuel cell of the invention comprises a solid polymer electrolyte layer (1),... Agent: Aquafairy Corporation
20110091793 - Proton conducting electrolyte: A cationic conductive polymer is described herein which generally comprises a proton donating polymer and an oxocarbonic acid. The cationic conductive polymer exhibits a high conductivity in low humidity environments.... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
20110091794 - Fuel electrode material and solid oxide fuel cell including the fuel electrode material: wherein A and A′ are different from each other and A and A′ each independently include at least one element selected from the group consisting of strontium (Sr), yttrium (Y), samarium (Sm), lanthanum (La), and calcium (Ca); B includes at least one element selected from the group consisting of titanium... Agent: Inha-industry Partnership Institute
20110091795 - Fuel container for storing fuel liquid for fuel cell and fuel cell pack: A fuel container for storing a fuel liquid for a fuel cell has a double wall structure including an inner container for storing a fuel liquid and an outer container for housing the inner container, and a material capable of retaining the fuel between the inner container and the outer... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20110091796 - Electrochemical catalysts: A composition useful in electrodes provides higher power capability through the use of nanoparticle catalysts present in the composition. Nanoparticles of transition metals are preferred such as manganese, nickel, cobalt, iron, palladium, ruthenium, gold, silver, and lead, as well as alloys thereof, and respective oxides. These nanoparticle catalysts can substantially... Agent: Quantumsphere, Inc.04/14/2011 > 54 patent applications in 41 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20110086243 - Battery pack: A battery pack is disclosed. An embodiment of the battery pack includes a bare cell, wherein the bare cell comprises a terminal; a circuit module coupled with the bare cell, wherein the circuit module comprises a protective device; and a cover disposed over the circuit module and coupled with the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110086245 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a bare cell including an electrode assembly inserted therein, a holder case fixed to one side of the bare cell, a protective circuit board seated on the holder case and including a protection circuit electrically connected to the bare cell to control charging or discharging thereof,... Agent:
20110086242 - Battery pack and method of manufacturing battery pack: A battery pack includes a battery cell including a case and at least one cell tab, the case including a lip, the cell tab protruding through the lip, and a protective circuit module including a circuit board located at a top side of the lip, at least one electrode tab... Agent:
20110086244 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery that includes a lower case and a label that are securely adhered to each other. The secondary battery includes a bare cell that receives an electrode assembly and having one end to which an electrode terminal is exposed, a protective circuit module electrically connected to the electrode... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110086246 - Semiconductor device comprising a solar cell, method of manufacturing a semiconductor device and apparatus comprising a semiconductor device: The invention relates to a semiconductor device includes a substrate (1000; 2000), a solar cell (1910; 2910) formed on the substrate (1000; 2000) and a battery (1900; 2900) formed on the substrate, the battery comprising a plurality of trench batteries in a plurality of corresponding trenches (1400; 2400) in the... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20110086248 - Assembled battery: The present invention relates to an assembled battery including a combination of two kinds of secondary batteries differing in battery property (charge voltage behavior), each secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator interposed between the positive and negative electrodes, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. That is, the... Agent:
20110086247 - Redox flow cell rebalancing: A redox cell rebalance system is provided. In some embodiments, the rebalance system includes electrochemical cell and a photochemical cell. In some embodiments, the photochemical cell contains a source of ultraviolet radiation for producing HCl from H2 and Cl2 generated by the system. The HCl product may be collected or... Agent:
20110086249 - Liquid rechargeable lithium ion battery: One embodiment includes a method for recharging a lithium ion battery, including providing a lithium ion battery comprising used liquid electrode material; removing said used liquid electrode material from said lithium ion battery; and, introducing a relatively unused liquid electrode material into the lithium ion battery to replace the used... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110086250 - Method and apparatus for storing electrical power by evaporating water: Electrical energy is stored in a concentrated solution. To recover the energy, the concentrated solution is rediluted for example by pressure retarded osmosis. The concentrated solution is generated by evaporation of the exhaust solution from the energy recovery process. The evaporation is enhanced by electrically powered enhancement means and the... Agent:
20110086251 - Cap assembly comprising gasket prevented from sagging and cylindrical secondary battery comprising the same: A cap assembly is provided. The cap assembly comprises a main gasket surrounding the outer circumference of a safety vent and an auxiliary gasket surrounding the outer circumference of a current interrupt device (CID). The main gasket is supported by the auxiliary gasket, leaving no space between the main gasket... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20110086252 - Cylindrical nickel-zinc cell with positive can: Rechargeable nickel zinc cells, and methods of manufacture, of a configuration that utilizes a positive can with a vent cap at the positive pole of the battery are described.... Agent: Powergenix Systems, Inc.
20110086253 - Electrochemical cell with an irreversible fuse: A rechargeable electrochemical cell includes at least one lithium-intercalating electrode; a thin flexible housing, which is closed in a sealed manner, including two films connected to one another by an adhesive or sealing layer; and at least one current output conductor in which an irreversibly tripping thermal fuse is integrated,... Agent: Volkswagen Varta Microbattery Forschungsgessellschaft Mbh & Co. Kg
20110086254 - Lithium-iron disulfide cell design: The invention relates to primary electrochemical cells having a jellyroll electrode assembly that includes a lithium-based negative electrode, a positive electrode with a coating comprising iron disulfide deposited on a current collector and a polymeric separator. More particularly, the invention relates to a cell design which optimizes cell capacity and... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.
20110086255 - Temporary insulator for battery packs and associated systems and methods: Battery packs having electrically insulating material between conductive surfaces of electrical components are described herein. In some embodiments, a battery pack includes a battery cell with a first conductive surface, an electrically conductive member with a second conductive surface, and electrically insulating material positioned between the first and second conductive... Agent: Micro Power Electronics, Inc.
20110086256 - Rechargeable battery assemblies and methods of constructing rechargeable battery assemblies: Rechargeable battery assemblies and methods of constructing rechargeable battery assemblies are provided. Rechargeable battery assemblies can include a storage cell and receive circuitry comprising a receive coil operatively connected to receive control circuitry, the receive coil configured to receive inductively coupled current, the receive control circuitry configured to rectify the... Agent: Etymotic Research Inc.
20110086257 - Method for producing lithium complex metal oxide: A method for producing a layered lithium mixed metal oxide according to the present invention comprises a step of calcining, in the presence of an inert flux composed of a chloride, a lithium mixed metal oxide raw material containing a transition metal element and a lithium element so that the... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
20110086258 - Method for manufacturing secondary battery and secondary battery: A method includes: preparing an electrode group 4 in which a positive electrode 1 and a negative electrode 2 are arranged with a porous insulating layer interposed therebetween, with an end 1a, 2a of at least one of the positive and negative electrodes protruding from the porous insulating layer; preparing... Agent:
20110086259 - Water-resistant pouch type secondary cell: The present invention relates to a pouch type secondary cell with high water-resistance. The pouch type secondary cell comprises a positive electrode, a separation layer, and a negative electrode. Here, the sealing unit of the secondary cell includes steps so that the sealing unit has an outer side thinner than... Agent: Lg Chem. Ltd.
20110086260 - Thin housing film for electrochemical elements: A housing film for electrochemical elements includes a barrier layer having a polymeric structure which has been deposited from the gas phase on to a support layer, an electrochemical element which has at least one positive electrode and at least one negative electrode and has at least one such film.... Agent: Varta Microbattery Gmbh
20110086261 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery including: an electrode assembly including a center pin inside of the electrode assembly; a can including the electrode assembly; and a cap assembly coupled to a side of the can. At least one end of the center pin includes a deforming end to deform due to... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110086263 - Battery, charging apparatus and electronic device: In a battery including a battery cell formed in a flattened substantially parallelepiped shape and a terminal contacting section electrically connected to the battery cell, at one end in the longitudinal direction of a face of the battery opposing to the face on which the terminal contacting section is provided,... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110086262 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery is disclosed. The rechargeable battery comprises: a central electrode portion comprising a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a separator; a first electrode portion extending from a first end of the central electrode portion; a second electrode portion extending from a second end of the central electrode... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110086264 - Electro-chemical device and method for manufacturing the same: An electro-chemical device comprises a package including a metal film, a battery element sealed within the package, resin layers disposed at least on the inside of a seal part of the package, and a lead extending from the battery element to the outside of the package through between the resin... Agent: Tdk Corporation
20110086265 - Battery: A main object of the present application is to provide a battery including an insulating member that insulates a battery case from an electrode body and is able to secure good injection performance of an electrolyte solution. The battery provided by the present application includes an electrode body provided with... Agent:
20110086266 - Aqueous secondary battery: An aqueous secondary battery 10 according to the present invention includes a positive electrode containing a NASICON-type positive-electrode active material that can insert and extract sodium as a positive-electrode active material 12, a negative electrode containing a negative-electrode active material 17 that can insert and extract sodium, and an electrolyte... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho
20110086267 - Polymer, semiconductor film, electrode, electrode active material, electrochemical element and electricity storage device: A polymer having a structure represented by the following general formula (1), wherein in general formula (1), Ph is a phenyl group; X is an oxygen atom, a sulfur atom, a selenium atom or a tellurium atom; and R1 and R1 each independently contains at least one selected from the... Agent:
20110086268 - Electrodes including polyacrylate binders and methods of making and using the same: Provided is an electrode composition comprising a powdered material capable of undergoing lithiation and delithiation, and a non-elastomeric binder comprising lithium polyacrylate, along with methods of making and using the same, as well as electrochemical cells incorporating the same.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20110086269 - Anode and method of manufacturing the same, and battery and method of manufacturing the same: An anode in which an anode active material layer is arranged on an anode current collector. The anode active material layer includes anode active material particles made of an anode active material including at least one of silicon and tin as an element. An oxide-containing film including an oxide of... Agent: Sony Corporation
20110086270 - Mesoporous particulate materials: Relatively disordered mesoporous particulate materials have internal porosity, a surface area of 100 m2/g or greater with a network of pores characterised by a peak in the pore size distribution at a value between 2 and 20 nm and a ratio of the half-height width of the distribution's peak to... Agent: Nanotecture Ltd
20110086272 - Li-ion battery and its preparation method: Disclosed herein is a Li-ion cell comprising a cathode, an anode, and a separator disposed between the cathode and the anode, wherein the cathode comprises Li-ion cathode active material, and the anode comprises Li-ion anode active material and an additive which has an energy density greater than that of the... Agent:
20110086273 - Electrode materials with high surface conductivity: The present invention concerns electrode materials capable of redox reactions by electrons and alkali ions exchange with an electrolyte. The applications are in the field of primary (batteries) or secondary electrochemical generators, super capacitors and light modulating system of the super capacitor type.... Agent: Universite De Montreal
20110086274 - 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 an ion-conductive solid compound and conductive carbon are applied to a surface of the lithium nickel-manganese-cobalt oxide. A lithium secondary battery having the disclosed cathode active material has improved rate properties and high... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20110086275 - Lithium titanium oxide, method of preparing lithium titanium oxide, and lithium rechargeable battery including lithium titanium oxide: A spherical primary particle of a lithium titanium oxide of which average diameter is in the range of about 1 to about 20 μm, a method of preparing the spherical primary particle of the lithium titanium oxide, and a lithium rechargeable battery including the spherical primary particle of the lithium... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.,
20110086276 - Polymeric material and its manufacture and use: Disclosed herein is a polymer composition, its manufacture and use, said composition may comprise greater than about 90 mole % propylene monomer, and having a unique combination of properties, including one or more of the following: a heat of fusion of more than about 108 J/g, a melting point of... Agent:
20110086277 - Electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell comprises as an anode, a lithium transition metal oxide or sulphide compound which has a [B2]X4n− spinel-type framework structure of an A[B2]X4 spinel wherein A and B are metal cations selected from Li, Ti, V, Mn, Fe and Co, X is oxygen or sulphur, and n− refers... Agent:
20110086278 - Electrochemical cell with flow management system: An electrochemical cell includes a fuel electrode configured to operate as an anode to oxidize a fuel when connected to a load. An electrode holder includes a cavity for holding the fuel electrode, at least one inlet connected to the cavity on one side of the cavity and configured to... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.
20110086279 - Fluid cooling apparatus for a fuel cell device and fuel cell system: Liquid cooling apparatus for a fuel cell device, which is configured as an independent unit and by means of which the fuel cell device can be provided with cooling liquid and heated liquid can be removed from the fuel cell device, comprising an inlet connection for liquid, an outlet connection... Agent: Deutsches Zentrum Fuer Luft-und Raumfahrt E.v.
20110086280 - Systems for the on-demand production of power as a sole source or aiding other power sources, in the transportation and housing field.: The system of the invention is a very efficient means for the on-demand production of hydrogen for aid, power, and electricity, operated by a control system with a modular, smart, and high-power efficiency arrangement using nanotechnology. A vast number of selections are provided for the user to obtain power production... Agent:
20110086281 - Device for humidifying and heating a combustible gas to be reformed for a fuel cell unit: Device for humidifying and heating of the combustible gas being reformed for a fuel cell system, with a housing, traversed on a stipulated flow path by the combustible gas being humidified and heated, which has an inlet situated in an upper area and a more deeply positioned outlet for the... Agent: Mtu Onsite Energy Gmbh
20110086283 - Control detection method to enable gas composition observing during fuel cell system startup: A detection method for enabling gas composition observation during fuel cell system start-up is described. In one embodiment, the method includes initiating a flow of hydrogen to the anode to pressurize the anode; opening an anode flow valve; determining if an anode pressure exceeds an anode pressure threshold; enabling anode... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110086285 - Fuel cell system and method for controlling fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell having an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte membrane disposed therebetween. An oxidant gas supplying device supplies oxidant gas to the cathode, an oxidant gas backpressure regulating device regulates the pressure of the oxidant gas at the cathode according to a valve... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
20110086284 - Method to reduce time until acceptable drive away in a fuel cell system: Methods and systems of reducing the start-up time for a fuel cell are described. One method of reducing the start-up time includes: concurrently supporting load requests for the fuel cell and stabilizing the voltage of the fuel cell; wherein stabilizing the voltage of the fuel cell comprises: providing a flow... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110086282 - Remedial start method in a fuel cell: A remedial method for starting a fuel cell system is described. The method includes determining if the remedial method is required; providing air to an exhaust of a fuel cell stack; setting a hydrogen flow rate to an anode side of the fuel cell stack; providing a predetermined volume of... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110086286 - Method to perform adaptive voltage suppression of a fuel cell stack based on stack parameters: A system and method for maintaining the voltage of fuel cells in the fuel cell stack below a predetermined maximum voltage. The method determines a desired voltage set-point value that defines a predetermined maximum fuel cell voltage value and uses the voltage set-point value and an average fuel cell voltage... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110086287 - Solid oxide fuel stack: A solid oxide fuel stack. In one implementation a solid oxide fuel cell is supported by and electrically coupled to a connector with the solid oxide fuel cell having a first electrode, an electrolyte deposited on the first electrode, a second electrode deposited on the electrolyte, and a metal support... Agent: Ikerlan, S.coop.
20110086288 - Fuel cell structure with porous metal plate: A fuel cell structure with a porous metal plate includes a membrane electrode assembly (MEA), a first porous metal plate, a metal plate, and a pair of end plates. The first porous metal plate and the metal plate are disposed on opposite outer surfaces of two gas diffusion layers (GDLs)... Agent: Chung-hsin Electric And Machinery Manufacturing Corp.
20110086289 - Perovskite-like structures: A Perovskite-like structure and its device applications are disclosed. One Perovskite-like structure disclosed includes a compound having an empirical chemical formula [A(ByC1-Y)Oz]x, where x, y, and z are numerical ranges. In select embodiments, A comprises one or more divalent metal ions, B comprises one or more monovalent metal ions, C... Agent:
20110086290 - Inorganic proton conductor and method of preparing inorganic proton conductor: An inorganic proton conductor and an electrochemical device using the inorganic proton conductor, the inorganic proton conductor including a tetravalent metallic element and an alkali metal.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20110086291 - Membrane, cell, device and method for (reverse) electrodialysis: Membrane, cell and device suitable for reverse electrodialysis for the purpose of generating electricity, and methods therefor, the membrane comprising a number of channels arranged on at least a first side of the membrane, wherein the channels are suitable for throughfeed of a fluid, wherein the dimensions of the channels... Agent:
20110086292 - Joining device for fuel cell stack and fuel cell stack provided with the same: The present invention features a fuel cell stack that preferably includes an electricity generating assembly having a plurality of unit cells that are suitably disposed one after another; a pair of end plates pressedly disposed respectively at upper and lower ends of the electricity generating assembly; and a joining device... Agent: Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology
20110086293 - Solid oxide fuel cell housing: A housing for a solid oxide fuel cell, the housing including a plurality of side walls defining a cavity; a first opening in one of the plurality of side walls, the first opening being configured to allow fluid to enter into the cavity; a second opening in one of the... Agent:
20110086294 - Electrodes including an embedded compressible or shape changing component: One exemplary embodiment includes an electrode including an embedded compressible or shape changing component.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.04/07/2011 > 43 patent applications in 36 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20110081560 - Current interrupting device and secondary battery including current interrupting device: Disclosed are a current interrupting device and a secondary battery including the same. According to an embodiment, a current interrupting device comprises a first terminal; a second terminal; a fuse coupled to the first and second terminals; and a fuse body surrounding an exterior of the fuse to seal the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110081559 - Low noise battery: A method and battery are provided comprising a case having a first electrode and a second electrode, a first conductor having a first portion for directing a first current from a first electrode, a second conductor having a first portion for directing a second current from a second electrode, a... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20110081561 - Methods of producing hydrochloric acid from hydrogen gas and chlorine gas: A method of producing HCl from H2 and Cl2 is provided. In some embodiments, the method comprises at least one photochemical chamber placed in fluid communication with at least one source of H2 and at least one source of Cl2. In some embodiments, the photochemical chamber effects the formation of... Agent:
20110081563 - Lithium reservoir system and method for rechargeable lithium ion batteries: A lithium-ion battery cell includes at least two working electrodes, each including an active material, an inert material, an electrolyte and a current collector, a first separator region arranged between the at least two working electrodes to separate the at least two working electrodes so that none of the working... Agent:
20110081562 - Optical leak detection sensor: A leak detection sensor for detecting a leakage of an electrolyte solution in a flow battery system is provided. The sensor includes a sensor housing, the sensor housing being at least partially surrounded by a fluid and having mounted therein at least one light source. The device also includes at... Agent:
20110081564 - Battery system containing phase change material-containing capsules in interior configuration thereof: Provided is a battery system in which an interior part of a battery structure includes particles (phase-change particles) containing materials (phase-change materials) having a high latent heat of phase change at a specific temperature, contained in a capsule made of an inert material. The battery system in accordance with the... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20110081566 - Cylindrical battery and method of manufacturing the same: A circular cylindrical battery and a method of manufacturing the circular cylindrical battery, wherein air can be more smoothly released in liquid charging operation in a manufacturing process of the battery. A circular cylindrical battery is formed by sealing an electrode wound body in a cylindrical case and has an... Agent:
20110081565 - Cylindrical secondary battery including center pin having improved structure: A cylindrical secondary battery including a center pin having an improved structure is disclosed. The center pin is disposed into a central opening of an electrode assembly of the cylindrical secondary battery. One end portion of the center pin has a larger diameter than a central opening of an electrode... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110081567 - Battery module assembly of starting power unit for power generator: A battery module assembly is composed of a main body, a plurality of battery modules, and at least one fastening member. The main body includes a plurality of compartments, each of which can communicate with the outside thereof and which are vertically arranged along at least one stack. The battery... Agent: Orchard Electronics Company Ltd.
20110081568 - Battery module: A battery module including a plurality of rechargeable batteries, and a connector for connecting a first terminal of one of the plurality of rechargeable batteries and including a first material to a second terminal of another one of the plurality of rechargeable batteries and including a second material, wherein the... Agent:
20110081569 - Battery module: A battery module includes: a plurality of rechargeable batteries; and a connector for connecting a first terminal of one of the plurality of rechargeable batteries and including a first material, to a second terminal of another one of the plurality of rechargeable batteries and including a second material, wherein welded... Agent:
20110081570 - Electrode assembly and rechargeable battery having the same: An electrode assembly and a secondary battery having the same are disclosed. The electrode assembly includes a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode plate, and a separator. The positive electrode plate includes a positive electrode active material and a positive electrode tab. The negative electrode plate includes a negative electrode... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110081571 - Secondary battery and manufacturing method of the same: A secondary battery, including an electrode assembly having a positive sheet and a negative sheet and a separator is interposed therebetween; a tape to wrap an outer surface of the electrode assembly; and a case to receive the electrode assembly. After a remainder of the tape is formed to extend... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20110081572 - Rechargeable battery and battery module: A battery includes a battery case, an electrode assembly in the battery case, the electrode assembly including a first electrode, a first terminal exposed to an exterior of the battery case, the first terminal being electrically connected to the first electrode, a first fixing member mechanically coupling the first terminal... Agent:
20110081573 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly in a battery case, and a buffer sheet between the electrode assembly and the battery case, the buffer sheet contacting the electrode assembly and the battery case.... Agent:
20110081574 - Secondary battery and method of fabricating secondary battery: An electrode assembly of a secondary battery and a method of fabricating the electrode assembly of the secondary battery. An electrode assembly of a secondary battery includes a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator between the first and second electrode plates, the first electrode plate including... Agent:
20110081575 - Actinic and electron beam radiation curable electrode binders and electrodes incorporating same: A process for manufacturing an electrode utilizing electron beam (EB) or actinic radiation to cure electrode binding polymers is provided. A process is also disclosed for mixing specific actinic or EB radiation curable chemical precursors with electrode solid particles, application of the mixture to an electrode current collector, followed by... Agent: Actega Radcure, Inc.
20110081576 - Negative electrode for a lithium battery, method of manufacturing the same, and lithium battery including the negative electrode: A negative electrode for a lithium battery, a method of manufacturing the same, and a lithium battery including the negative electrode, the negative electrode including a collector; and an active material layer, wherein the active material layer includes an indium tin oxide material capable of intercalation and deintercalation of lithium... Agent:
20110081577 - Lithium secondary cell with high charge and discharge rate capability: A high capacity, high charge rate lithium secondary cell includes a high capacity lithium-containing positive electrode in electronic contact with a positive electrode current collector, said current collector in electrical connection with an external circuit, a high capacity negative electrode in electronic contact with a negative electrode current collector, said... Agent: A123 Systems, Inc.
20110081579 - Alkaline dry battery and method for producing the same: An alkaline dry battery according to the invention includes a hollow cylindrical positive electrode mixture including a positive electrode active material; a gelled negative electrode filled into the hollow of the positive electrode mixture and including a negative electrode active material; a separator disposed between the positive electrode mixture and... Agent:
20110081578 - 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 nickel content of at least 40% among overall transition metals and is coated with an ion-conductive solid compound at a surface thereof. A lithium secondary battery having the... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20110081580 - Solid-state lithium secondary battery and method for producing the same: A solid-state lithium secondary battery includes an electrode body including a positive electrode containing positive electrode active material particles and solid electrolyte particles, a negative electrode, and a solid electrolyte layer composed of solid electrolyte particles and disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. In the solid-state lithium... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20110081581 - Organic electrolytic solution with surfactant and lithium battery employing the same: An organic electrolytic solution and a lithium battery employing the same are provided. The organic electrolytic solution includes a lithium salt, an organic solvent containing a first solvent having a high dielectric constant and a second solvent having a low boiling point, and a surfactant including a hydrophobic portion having... Agent:
20110081582 - Rechargeable lithium battery: A rechargeable lithium battery including: a positive electrode including a nickel-based positive active material; a negative electrode including a negative active material; and an electrolyte including a non-aqueous organic solvent, a lithium salt, a first fluoroethylene carbonate additive, a second vinylethylene carbonate additive, and a third alkane sultone additive, wherein... Agent:
20110081583 - Lithium secondary battery using ionic liquid: The lithium secondary battery of the present invention is a lithium secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator provided between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and a non-aqueous electrolyte containing a lithium salt, wherein the non-aqueous electrolyte includes, as a solvent, an ionic liquid... Agent: Dai-ichi Kogyo Seiyaku Co., Ltd.
20110081584 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system is described that enables discharge of moisture generated by the fuel cell system based on pressure differences between components of the fuel cell system. The fuel cell system includes a fuel cell that discharges oxidant offgas via a cathode discharge pipe and discharges fuel offgas and... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
20110081585 - Process for co-production of power and carboxylic acids: There is disclosed a process for simultaneous co-production of electric power and a short chain carboxylic acid or salt thereof from a primary alcohol fuel. The primary alcohol can be obtained from coal, natural gas, wood waste or other biomass material. Moreover, there is disclosed a process that does not... Agent: Nanomaterials Discovery Corporation
20110081586 - Systems and methods for sustainable economic development through integrated full spectrum production of renewable energy: In one embodiment of the present invention, a method for providing an energy supply using a renewable energy source is provided comprising: providing a first source of renewable energy, wherein the first source of renewable energy is intermittent or does not provide a sufficient amount of energy; providing energy from... Agent: Mcalister Technologies, LLC
20110081587 - Apparatus for detecting leak in fuel cells: Provided is an apparatus for detecting leak in fuel cells. The apparatus includes: a detection gas intake unit connected to a detection gas storage; a supply unit supplying detection gas to supply manifolds of the fuel cells; a recovering unit connected to exhaust manifolds of the fuel cells; and a... Agent: Korea Institute Of Energy Research
20110081588 - Method and apparatus for pem fuel cell freezing protection: A low temperature PEM fuel cell system is prevented against freezing after a shutdown in sub-freezing conditions. The fuel cell can be heated by filling an anode chamber with a fuel (the hydrogen or a hydrogen-rich reactant gas) and generating the hydrogen on a cathode. A defined amount of air... Agent:
20110081589 - Swirl chamber for a fuel cell cooling manifold: A fuel cell manifold holding pressurized cooling fluid is attached to a plurality of cells. A swirl chamber communicating cooling fluid from the manifold to the cells slows the speed of the cooling fluid and lowers its pressure as it enters a fuel cell cooling path.... Agent:
20110081590 - Fuel cell unit including a storage unit for storing and providing liquid water coolant: A fuel cell unit is provided having at least one fuel cell to which is connected a coolant circuit associated with a storage unit for storing and providing liquid water coolant at the fuel cell both under normal operating conditions and under frost conditions. The storage unit is set to... Agent: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
20110081591 - Method for the production of an electrochemical cell: The present invention relates to a new method for the production of electrochemical cells, in particular individual cells for fuel cells and stacks as well as components and semi-finished parts required for this purpose. The gas diffusion layer is fixed on the bipolar plate by constructional measures and thus an... Agent: Basf Se
20110081592 - Modular fuel cell stack assembly including anode gas oxidizer and integrated external manifolds for use in fuel cell stack modules: A modular fuel cell stack assembly comprising a plurality of fuel cell stacks, each of the stacks having a plurality of stack faces and a plurality of stack corners formed between the stack faces, wherein the plurality of stack faces include a cathode inlet face adapted to receive oxidant gas... Agent:
20110081593 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes a stacked body formed by a plurality of single cells that are stacked together; two end plates, one of which is arranged on the outside of one end portion in the stacking direction of the plurality of single cells of the stacked body and the other... Agent:
20110081594 - Polymer membrane for battery, method of preparing same and battery including same: Disclosed is a polymer membrane for a battery including a porous support including a fiber including a core including a high melting-point polymer; and a sheath including a low melting-point polymer surrounding the core, and a method of preparing the same. The polymer membrane for a battery may further include... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.,
20110081595 - Electrode catalyst for fuel cell, method for producing the electrode catalyst, and polymer electrolyte fuel cell using the electrode catalyst (as amended): An electrode catalyst for a fuel cell, which has improved performance compared with conventional platinum alloy catalysts, a method for producing the electrode catalyst, and a polymer electrolyte fuel cell using the electrode catalyst are provided. The electrode catalyst for a fuel cell comprises a noble-metal-non-precious metal alloy that has... Agent:
20110081596 - Novel electrode design for low temperature direct-hydrocarbon solid oxide fuel cells: In certain embodiments of the present disclosure, a solid oxide fuel cell is described. The solid oxide fuel cell includes a hierarchically porous cathode support having an impregnated cobaltite cathode deposited thereon, an electrolyte, and an anode support. The anode support includes hydrocarbon oxidation catalyst deposited thereon, wherein the cathode... Agent:
20110081597 - Polymer electrolyte, crosslinked polymer electrolyte, polymer electrolyte membrane and use of the same: wherein Ar represents an optionally substituted aromatic group; R1 represents a hydrogen atom or an organic group; X represents a direct bond or a divalent group; n represents an integer of 1 to 3; and when n is 2 or more, the plurality of R1's may be the same as... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
20110081599 - Electrode catalyst for fuel cell, method of preparing electrode catalyst, and fuel cell using electrode catalyst: Non-platinum (Pt) electrode catalysts for fuel cells, methods of manufacturing the same, and fuel cells including the non-Pt electrode catalysts. Each of the non-Pt electrode catalysts for fuel cells includes at least palladium (Pd) and iridium (Ir), and further includes a metal, oxide of the metal, or mixture thereof for... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20110081600 - Carbon-titanium oxide electrocatalyst supports for oxygen reduction in pem fuel cells: A high surface area support material is formed of an intimate mixture of carbon clusters and titanium oxide clusters. A catalytic metal, such as platinum, is deposited on the support particles and the catalyzed material used as an electrocatalyst in an electrochemical cell such as a PEM fuel cell. The... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.
20110081601 - Nonwoven fabric having cross-linking material: A layer includes a main body having a plurality of first pores and at least one crosslinked binder.... Agent: Carl Freudenberg KgPrevious industry: Stock material or miscellaneous articles
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