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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process June invention type 06/11

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06/30/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20110159324 - Battery pack, holster, and extendible processing and interface platform for mobile devices: A battery pack is provided for a mobile communication device, comprising a casing defining a cavity that conforms, at least partially, to the outer shape of the mobile communication device and one or more rechargeable power cells housed within the thickness of the casing. An internal interface engages a corresponding... Agent: Mophie, Inc.

20110159323 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a bare cell, and a protection circuit module electrically connected to the bare cell, the protection circuit module including a circuit board including a welding hole therethrough and a welding pad adjacent to the welding hole, and an electrode terminal tab positioned between the circuit board... Agent:

20110159325 - Cooling device and power supply: A cooling device including an intake duct achieving fluid communication between a vehicle interior and an inner part of a battery case, a fan unit for supplying the air via the intake duct to the inner part of the battery case, and a control device is used. The fan unit... Agent: Panasonic Ev Energy Co., Ltd.

20110159326 - Secondary battery mounted vehicle and gas treatment apparatus for secondary battery: A secondary battery mounting vehicle and a gas treatment apparatus of a secondary battery is provided in which even if one of secondary battery modules generates heat, transfer of heat to another secondary battery can be prevented. The secondary battery mounting vehicle includes: a vehicle body having an exhaust vent;... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20110159327 - Reusable electrochemical cell test fixture: A container for testing an electrochemical cell having at least one anode and at least one cathode. The container includes a base and a lid movably coupled to the base between an open position and a closed position. The base and the lid cooperate to define an internal cavity that... Agent:

20110159329 - Non-aqueous electrolyte battery: A manganese non-aqueous electrolyte battery having safety at a time of battery abnormality and having a long life span is provided. A battery 20 has a cylindrical container 7 having a bottom. An electrode group 6 where a positive electrode plate that a spinel-related lithium manganese complex oxide is used... Agent:

20110159328 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate and a separator interposed therebetween. A pouch case includes an accommodating portion for accommodating the electrode assembly and a cover portion for sealing the accommodating portion. A reinforcing member is formed between the pouch... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110159330 - Battery cover assembly for portable electronic device: A portable electronic device includes a base, a battery cover and a resisting element. The base has a resisting portion. The battery cover attaches to the base. The resisting element elastically resists and is retained by the resisting portion.... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110159332 - Battery cover assembly for portable electronic device: A battery cover assembly for a portable electronic device includes a base body, a battery cover, a rotatable member. The base body forms two hooks. The battery cover forms two catches for latching with the hooks. The rotatable member is rotatably disposed between the base body and the battery cover.... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110159335 - Battery cover assembly for portable electronic device: A battery cover assembly for a portable electronic device includes a base body, a battery cover, and an operating member. The base body forms two hooks. The operating member is rotatably attached to the battery cover. The operating member includes two arms latching with the hooks. When the operating member... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110159334 - Battery cover assembly for portable electronic devices: A battery cover assembly is used for a portable electronic device. The battery cover assembly includes a base body, a battery cover, a latching member and an elastic rod. The battery cover forms two hooks. The latching member is slidably attached to the base body. The latching member defines two... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110159333 - Battery cover latching mechanism: A battery cover latching mechanism includes a housing member, a cover, and a latching assembly. The cover is detachably assembled to the housing member, and the latching assembly is mounted on the housing member and the cover. The cover includes two positioning blocks, and the latching assembly defines two latching... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110159331 - Battery latching assembly for portable electronic device: A battery latching assembly is used for a portable electronic device. The battery latching assembly includes a base body and a latching member. The base body defines a first hole and a second hole. The latching member is attached to the base body. The latching member includes a resisting block,... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110159336 - Battery system and electric vehicle including the same: A battery system includes battery modules. Each of the battery modules has an end surface member formed of a rectangular plate. The battery modules are arranged to form a line such that the end surface member of the battery module comes in contact with the end surface member of the... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110159337 - Battery cover assembly for portable electronic device: A portable electronic device includes a housing, a battery cover, a positioning element, and a latching element. The housing defines a battery compartment. The battery cover is attached to the housing and covers the battery compartment. The positioning element attaches to the housing. The latching element attaches to the battery... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110159338 - Mounting apparatus for cell battery: A mounting apparatus includes a chassis, a first securing plate, a second securing plate and a bracket. The first and second securing plates are secured to the chassis. The bracket is secured between the first and second securing plates and includes a top wall, a first sidewall, and a second... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110159341 - Battery pack: A battery pack 1 of the present invention includes: a secondary battery 2; a molded body 11 configured to store therein the secondary battery; a temperature increase suppressing layer 13 provided between the secondary battery and an inner surface of the molded body to suppress a temperature increase of an... Agent:

20110159339 - Battery with a heat conducting plate: The invention relates to a battery with a heat conducting plate for controlling the temperature of the battery. The battery comprises a plurality of single cells connected in parallel and/or in series to each other, the cells being connected to the heat conducting plate in a heat conducting manner. In... Agent: Daimler Ag

20110159340 - Protection structure forthermal dissipation and preventing thermal runaway diffusion in battery system: A protection structure for preventing thermal dissipation and thermal runaway diffusion in battery system is provided. The protection structure includes a battery module casing and at least one composite heat conduction plate. There is a plurality of unit cells disposed in the battery module casing. The composite heat conduction plate... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20110159342 - Anode and a method of manufacturing an anode: The printed battery has cathode and anode electrodes with terminals to connect to an external circuit, separator therebetween and electrolyte. An anode electrode material is applied on one side of the separator and a cathode electrode material on the opposite side. The anode material is dry and hydrophobic and is... Agent:

20110159343 - Microporous polymeric membranes, methods for making such membranes, and the use of such membranes as battery separator film: A microporous membrane includes polyolefin, and has a shutdown temperature ≦133.0° C. and a self-discharge capacity ≦110.0 mAh.... Agent: Toray Tonen Specialty Separator Godo Kaisha

20110159344 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary cell: The non-aqueous electrolyte secondary cell uses an insulation adhesive tape composed of a base material and a glue material. And in an absorbance spectra of the glue material measured using an infrared spectrophotometer so that the maximum peak intensity is 5 to 20% in transmittance, when peak intensities for C—H... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110159345 - Electrode active material and method for producing same: Disclosed are an electrode active material and a method for producing an electrode active material. The method for producing an electrode active material comprises the following steps (i), (ii) and (iii). (i) An aqueous solution containing M is brought into contact with a precipitant, thereby obtaining a precipitate, wherein M... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20110159346 - Laminated porous film for separator: Disclosed is a laminated porous film for a separator of a battery that, while having excellent air permeation performance which contributes to electric performance, has a shutdown property which is one of properties important from the viewpoint of ensuring safety. The laminated porous film is characterized in that the laminated... Agent: Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.

20110159347 - Separator for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery using the same: A separator 4 for a lithium secondary battery includes a porous film 12 including a polyolefin layer 16 and a lubricant layer 14 disposed on a surface of the porous film 12. The lubricant layer 14 includes a particulate substance 22 and has a three-dimensional surface roughness of 0.15 to... Agent:

20110159348 - Battery module and battery pack including the same: A battery module for containing a plurality of battery units, the battery module including first and second end plates facing each other; and a side plate, the side plate being for extending across a side of the battery units, and the side plate having a first end coupled to the... Agent:

20110159349 - Modular energy storage device for a high voltage electrical power system: Storage device for a high voltage electrical power including at least two modules connected in series, each module including at least one dc power-source in a container with positive and negative terminals. The device including positive and negative poles, first and second conductors arranged to form a current path between... Agent:

20110159350 - Power source apparatus having bus-bars: The power source apparatus is provided with batteries having positive and negative electrode regions, parallel blocks with batteries stacked together and electrically connected in parallel, multiple parallel-series connected blocks with the parallel blocks electrically connected in series, and bus-bars having a plurality of insertion holes to insert the positive and... Agent:

20110159353 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of battery units, each including an electrode assembly and an electrode terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly; a bus bar connecting the electrode terminal of a first battery unit of the plurality of battery units and the electrode terminal of a second battery... Agent:

20110159352 - High voltage modular battery with compression bladder: A modular battery includes a housing, a first battery cell having a first electrode surface, a second battery cell having a second electrode surface, and a pressurizable bladder forcing the first battery cell against the second battery cell.... Agent: Lightening Energy

20110159351 - Modular battery with polymeric compression sealing: A modular battery includes: a first battery cell having a first electrode surface; a second battery cell having a second electrode surface; a compressible interconnector connecting the first battery cell and the second battery cell; and a polymeric material holding the first battery cell against the second battery cell with... Agent: Lightening Energy

20110159354 - Galvanic element with a high capacity: A button cell includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a separator arranged in a housing comprising a cell cup and a cell lid insulated from one another by a seal, wherein the negative electrode is tablet-shaped pressed body having a self-supporting structure.... Agent: Varta Microbattery Gmbh

20110159355 - Surface treated steel sheet for battery case, battery case and battery using the case: a battery case which is produced through forming the surface-treated steel sheet having a diffusion layer of a nickel-phosphorus alloy or a nickel-cobalt-phosphorus alloy by the deep drawing method, the DI forming or the DTR forming: and a battery using the battery case. The battery case can be used for... Agent: Toyo Kohan Co., Ltd.

20110159356 - Battery and method of manufacturing same: It is an object of the present invention to provide a battery in which current collecting connector 2 and 3 and groups 1d and 1e of metal foil of a power generating element 1 can be easily connected, respectively, and a method of manufacturing the same. First plate portions 2b... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20110159357 - Connection structure for connecting a tab of a battery cell with a cover board: A connection structure for connecting a tab of a cell with a cover board comprising a tab and a cover board is provided. An insulating spacer and an elastic conductive ring are provided at an end of the cell. The tab passes through an orifice of the insulting spacer and... Agent:

20110159358 - Secondary battery: Provided is a secondary battery comprising a core (7), tabs (4) protruding from an end of the core (7), a tab lead-out device placed at the end of the core (7), and a cover plate (1). The tab lead-out device includes an insulating layer (6) adjacent to the end of... Agent:

20110159359 - Nonaqueous secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte of nonaqueous secondary battery contains a nitrile group-containing compound at a concentration of 0.05% by mass or more. A positive electrode active material has an average particle diameter of 4.5 to 15.5 μm and a specific surface area of 0.13 to 0.80 m2/g. A positive electrode binder... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110159360 - Composition for battery: The object is to stabilize the dispersion of a conductive additive in a composition for a battery without deteriorating the conducting property of the conductive additive, and to thereby improve the battery performance of a battery produced by using the composition. Disclosed is a composition for a battery, which comprises:... Agent: Toyo Ink Mfg. Co., Ltd

20110159362 - A porous film, secondary battery electrodes, and lithium ion secondary battery: In regards with the porous film provided on the surface of the electrode used for the secondary battery or so, the present invention provides the porous film which can contribute to reduce the adhered material to the roll during the roll winding of the electrode. The secondary battery electrode formed... Agent:

20110159361 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for producing the same: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a nonaqueous electrolyte. At least one of the positive electrode and the negative electrode is an electrode including a current collector 1, an active material layer 2 provided on the surface of the current collector 1 and... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110159363 - Composition for electrode of nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the same and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A composition for an electrode of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery contains an active material and a binder resin. The composition contains a vinylpyrrolidone-based polymer as the binder resin. The hydroxyl group equivalent of the vinylpyrrolidone-based polymer is within the range of 250 to 2500.... Agent: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.

20110159364 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery has an electrode composed of a positive and negative electrodes containing an active material, and a separator between the positive electrode and the negative electrode; wherein one of the positive electrode and the negative electrode contains a binder and is formed on a current collector;... Agent:

20110159366 - Positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, method for producing the same, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A positive electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, includes a current collector and an active material layer. The positive electrode active material layer includes an olivine-type lithium phosphate with a volume mean particle size of 2 nm to 300 nm, a fluorocarbon resin with a cross-linkable functional group, and... Agent:

20110159365 - Template electrode structures for depositing active materials: Provided are examples of electrochemically active electrode materials, electrodes using such materials, and methods of manufacturing such electrodes. Electrochemically active electrode materials may include a high surface area template containing a metal silicide and a layer of high capacity active material deposited over the template. The template may serve as... Agent: Amprius, Inc.

20110159368 - Lithium-ion secondary battery, anode for lithium-ion secondary battery, power tool, electric vehicle and energy storage system: A lithium-ion secondary battery allowed to improve cycle characteristics and initial charge-discharge characteristics is provided. The lithium-ion secondary battery includes a cathode; an anode; and an electrolytic solution. The anode includes an anode active material layer including a plurality of anode active material particles. The anode active material particles each... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110159367 - Negative electrode including metal/metalloid nanotubes, lithium battery including the negative electrode, and method of manufacturing the negative electrode: A negative electrode includes nanotubes including a metal/metalloid, disposed on a conductive substrate, and having opened ends. A lithium battery includes the negative electrode.... Agent: Industry University Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University

20110159369 - Battery plate: A battery grid includes a grid network having a plurality of spaced apart grid wire elements. Each grid wire element has opposed ends joined to one of a plurality of nodes, each node includes a juncture of one of one of the opposed ends of the plurality of grid wire... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20110159370 - Nonaqueous secondary battery: The present invention provides a nonaqueous secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a nonaqueous electrolyte. A porous layer containing an insulating material not reactive with Li is disposed on a surface of the negative electrode active material containing layer opposite to the side facing the negative... Agent:

20110159371 - Implantable medical device including eddy current reducing battery: An implantable device, such as a pacer, defibrillator, or other cardiac rhythm management device, can include one or more MRI Safe components. In an example, the implantable device includes a battery including a first electrode and a second electrode separate from the first electrode. The second electrode includes a first... Agent:

20110159372 - Conductive graphene polymer binder for electrochemical cell electrodes: The present invention provides an electrically conductive electrode comprising particles of an electroactive material and a conductive graphene polymer binder that bonds multiple particles of the electroactive material together, wherein the binder is in an amount of from 0.01% to 90% by weight based on the total electrode weight. Also... Agent:

20110159373 - Electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell, membrane, and method for making the membrane and electrochemical cell are disclosed in which ion passage channels of the membrane have advantageous characteristics relating to dimensions, positioning, and patterning. The ion passage channels are formed by selected means of radiation, many of which require post-radiation manipulation.... Agent:

20110159374 - Electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell, membrane, and method for making the membrane and electrochemical cell are disclosed in which ion passage channels of the membrane have advantageous characteristics relating to dimensions, positioning, and patterning. The ion passage channels are formed by selected means of radiation, many of which require post-radiation manipulation.... Agent:

20110159375 - Carbon materials comprising an electrochemical modifier: The present application is directed to carbon materials comprising an electrochemical modifier. The carbon materials find utility in any number of electrical devices, for example, in lead acid batteries. Methods for making the disclosed carbon materials are also disclosed.... Agent: Energ2, Inc.

20110159376 - Protection of anodes for electrochemical cells: Provided is an anode for use in electrochemical cells, wherein the anode active layer has a first layer comprising lithium metal and a multi-layer structure comprising single ion conducting layers and polymer layers in contact with the first layer comprising lithium metal or in contact with an intermediate protective layer,... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20110159377 - Non-aqueous electrolyte and secondary battery comprising the same: Disclosed is a secondary battery including an electrolyte and/or an electrode, the electrolyte including an electrolyte salt and an electrolyte solvent, i) a cyclic carbonate compound substituted with at least one halogen element; and ii) a compound containing a vinyl group in a molecule thereof, and the electrode including a... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110159378 - Electrode having solid electrolyte interface and secondary battery using the same: Disclosed is an electrode having a solid electrolyte interface (SEI) film partially or totally formed on a surface thereof, the SEI film being formed by electrical reduction of a cyclic diester compound and a sulfinyl group-containing compound. Further, a secondary battery comprising the electrode is disclosed.... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110159379 - Secondary battery: An object of this invention is to provide a highly safe secondary battery employing a non-flammable electrolyte solution. The secondary battery has a positive pole comprising an oxide for storing and releasing lithium ions, a negative pole comprising a carbon material for storing and releasing lithium ions, and an electrolyte... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20110159380 - Nonaqueous electrolyte and lithium secondary battery employing the same: A nonaqueous electrolyte which contains a nonaqueous organic solvent and a lithium salt dissolved therein is provided. Also provided is a lithium secondary battery employing the nonaqueous electrolyte.... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20110159381 - Rechargeable magnesium ion cell components and assembly: A magnesium battery electrode assembly is described, including a current collector comprising a carbonaceous material and an electrode layer comprising an electrode active material disposed on the current collector.... Agent: Pellion Technologies, Inc.

20110159382 - Nonaqueous solvent, and nonaqueous electrolyte solution and nonaqueous secondary battery using the same: The nonaqueous solvent of the present invention for a nonaqueous secondary battery primarily contains a mixed solvent of a fluorinated cyclic carbonate having a structure in which one fluorine atom is bonded to each of two alkoxy group carbon atoms adjacent to carbonate oxygen atoms and a fluorinated acyclic carbonate... Agent:

20110159383 - Solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell: The present invention provides a solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell comprising a fuel cell stack formed by laminating a plurality of fuel cell units each of which includes a fuel electrode, an oxidant electrode, and a solid polymer electrolyte membrane interposed between the fuel and oxidant electrodes. The fuel cell... Agent:

20110159384 - Cartridge for hydrogen production, system for hydrogen production and corresponding process of manufacture: An embodiment of a cartridge for hydrogen production comprises a reaction chamber having a catalyst and a tank chamber comprising a reactant suitable for reacting with said catalyst for the production of gaseous hydrogen and comprising a fluidic conduit of connection between the tank chamber and the reaction chamber, the... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

20110159385 - Hydrogen generator and fuel cell system including the same: The present invention provides a hydrogen generator capable of estimating the remaining amount of hydrogen without adding a detection means, which leads to an increase in the cost, and a fuel cell system including the hydrogen generator. The hydrogen generator includes the following: a hydrogen generating portion (3) that holds... Agent:

20110159386 - Operating process for a fuel cell system operating process for a fuel cell: A process for starting up a fuel cell system (1) is provided wherein the fuel cell system (1) has a fuel cell (2), a reformer (33) and an auxiliary burner (20). The fuel cell air is preheated with the auxiliary burner (20) and fed to a cathode side (8) of... Agent:

20110159387 - Visualization apparatus for large area pemfc: Provided is a visualization apparatus for a PEMFC using a transparent window. More particularly, provided is a visualization apparatus for a large are PEMFC including: a plurality of visualization apparatuses for region cells including current collector plates each provided on both sides of a membrane electrode assembly of a PEMFC... Agent: Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

20110159388 - Visualization apparatus for pemfc stack: Provided is a visualization apparatus for a PEMFC stack using a transparent window. More particularly, provided is a visualization apparatus for a PEMFC stack including: a plurality of visualization apparatuses for unit cells including current collector plates each provided on both sides of a membrane electrode assembly of a PEMFC... Agent: Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

20110159389 - Energy supply system: An energy supply system includes: an energy supply device (1a) configured to supply electric power and/or heat; and a controller (6) configured to set a first maximum operation time of a first specified period including a plurality of second specified periods, the first maximum operation time being an upper limit... Agent:

20110159390 - Fuel cell system and method of controlling fuel cell system: Deterioration at the start-up and deterioration during the leaving period are suppressed in a good balance. As a system shutdown process, a controller (30) causes consumption of the air (oxygen) present in an oxidant electrode of a fuel cell stack (1) (oxygen consumption control). Further, after the termination of the... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd

20110159391 - Fuel cell system: A case configuring a fuel cell system is divided into a module section, a first fluid supply section, a second fluid supply section, and an electric section. The electric section is provided with a first intake vent for intake of an oxidant gas from outside the case into the electric... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110159392 - Colorant treated ion exchange resins, method of making, heat transfer systems and assemblies containing the same, and method of use: Disclosed is a colorant treated ion exchange resin comprising at least 15% of exchangeable groups comprising at least one of an ion, a Lewis acid, or a Lewis base resulting from a colorant having a pKa or pKb of greater than 5 in an aqueous solution at 25° C., based... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20110159393 - Vehicle fuel cell cooling system: A system includes a radiator side flow path (9) for supplying a coolant which has cooled a fuel cell stack (1) to a radiator (5), a bypass flow path (7) for allowing the coolant which has cooled the fuel cell stack (1) to bypass the radiator (5), a thermostat valve... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110159394 - Fuel cell cogeneration system: A fuel cell cogeneration system includes: a heat recovery channel in which a first shutoff valve, a heat-recovery heat exchanger configured to recover exhaust heat of a fuel cell, a second shutoff valve and a hot water storage tank are sequentially and circularly connected by a heat recovery pipe. A... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110159396 - Bipolar plate for a fuel cell arrangement, in particular for placement between two adjacent membrane electrode arrangements: The invention relates to a bipolar plate (3) for a fuel cell arrangement (1), in particular for placement between two adjacent membrane electrode arrangements, comprising at least one or two plates disposed plane-parallel relative to one another, wherein a flow field (F) is formed from the channel structures made in... Agent: Daimler Ag

20110159395 - Fuel cell stack: There has been a problem that the cell units cannot bear the load exerted on the units while being stacked since a fuel cell stack including a refrigerant channel formed between cell units each having an even number of electrolyte/electrode structures (MEA) and metal separators which are alternated does not... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110159397 - Stainless steel material for a separator of a solid polymer fuel cell and a solid polymer fuel cell using the separator: A stainless steel member comprising a stainless steel base metal; an oxide film located on the surface of the stainless steel base metal; an electroconductive layer located on the surface of the oxide film and comprising a nonmetallic electroconductive material; and an electroconductive material which is located so as to... Agent: Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd.

20110159398 - Low compressive load seal design for solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell: A low compressive load seal for a solid polymer fuel cell employs two offset peripheral projections, one on each of the anode and cathode separator plates, for compressing a gasket. The design can achieve a seal against a given burst pressure with a lower load normal to the separator plates... Agent: Daimler Ag

20110159399 - Power generation cell for fuel battery: An electrolyte membrane 16 is arranged inside first and second frames 13 and 14. The electrolyte membrane 16 has a first surface, on which an anode side electrocatalytic layer 17 is superimposed, and a second surface, on which a cathode side electrocatalytic layer 18 is superimposed. The electrocatalytic layer 17... Agent: Toyota Shatai Kabushiki Kaisha

20110159401 - Direct methanol fuel cell structure: The invention provides a direct methanol fuel cell. The direct methanol fuel cell includes a membrane having a first surface and an opposite second surface. The membrane is sandwiched between a pair of electrodes. Two terminals of the membrane and a portion of the first and second surfaces adjacent to... Agent: Nan Ya PCb Corp.

20110159400 - Hybrid catalyst system and electrode assembly employing the same: According to one aspect of the present invention, a hybrid catalyst system is provided. In one embodiment, the hybrid catalyst system includes a support mixture and a catalyst material supported on the support mixture, wherein the support mixture includes a first support material having a first average surface area and... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20110159402 - Stabilized fluoropolymer and method for producing same: The present invention provides a method for producing a stabilized fluoropolymer which comprises producing the stabilized fluoropolymer by subjecting a treatment target substance containing a sulfonic-acid-derived-group-containing fluoropolymer to a fluorination treatment, wherein the sulfonic-acid-derived-group-containing fluoropolymer is a fluoropolymer containing —SO3M (in which M represents H, NR1R2R3R4 or M11/L; R1, R2,... Agent: Asahi Kasei E-materials Corporation

20110159403 - Layered catalyst assembly and electrode assembly employing the same: According to one aspect of the present invention, a catalyst assembly is provided for use in a fuel cell. In one embodiment, the catalyst assembly includes a first layer containing a first noble metal catalyst supported on a first support material having a first average surface area, and a second... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20110159405 - Hydrophilic polyelectrolyte membranes containing poly(vinyl acetate) and poly(vinyl alcohol): An ion conducting membrane for fuel cell applications includes a combination of a polyvinyl polymer and an ion conducting polymer that is different than the polyvinyl polymer. The ion conducting membrane of this embodiment is able to operate in fuel cells at elevated temperatures with minimal external humidification. A fuel... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110159404 - Polyolefin support to prevent dielectric breakdown in pems: A fuel cell includes a first catalyst layer and a second catalyst layer. An ion conducting membrane is interposed between the first and second catalyst layers. The ion conducting layer includes a polyolefin support structure and an ion conducting polymer at least partially penetrating the polyolefin support structure. A set... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110159406 - Superconducting electrolytic hybrid material, and preparation method and uses thereof: The present invention relates to a novel superconducting hybrid polymer material and to the preparation method and uses thereof, particularly for proton superexchange membranes usable as fuel cell electrolytes.... Agent:

20110159407 - Fuel cell fluid flow field plate and method for forming the same: According to embodiments of the invention, a fuel cell fluid flow field plate is provided. The fuel cell fluid flow field plate includes a flexible substrate including a fluid distribution zone having at least one flow channel, a manifold penetrating the flexible substrate and next to the fluid distribution zone,... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20110159408 - Manufacturing method of solid oxide fuel cell, and manufacturing method of compact of divided member of the cell: A compact of a support-member divided-member, which has a shape formed by dividing a support member into two in the thickness direction so as to divide the fuel channel into two in the thickness direction, is manufactured by a gel cast method in which slurry is filled in a molding... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

  
06/23/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20110151284 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a reinforcement plate having a metal layer and a heat sealing layer, wherein the reinforcement plate is attached to a battery cell to reinforce the battery cell, thus improving reliability regarding product quality. The battery pack includes a battery cell, a circuit module electrically connected to... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110151287 - Battery pack: A battery pack that does not utilize an insulating tape simplifies a manufacturing processes of external case and furthermore the battery pack has improved resistance against bending. The battery pack includes a chargeable and dischargeable bare cell, a circuit member electrically coupled to the bare cell, and a frame case... Agent:

20110151285 - Battery pack and method for fabricating the same: A battery pack and a method for fabricating the same are provided. The battery pack includes a plurality of battery cells connected in series or in parallel to each other, a protective circuit module (PCM) controlling charging and discharging of the plurality of battery cells, and a coverlay electrically connecting... Agent:

20110151286 - High performance energy storage devices: The capacitor electrode may be a capacitor negative electrode comprising carbon and an additive mixture selected from oxides, hydroxides or sulfates of lead, zinc, cadmium, silver and bismuth, or a capacitor negative electrode comprising carbon, red lead, antimony in oxide, hydroxide or sulfate form, and optionally other additives. The capacitor... Agent: Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation

20110151288 - Metal tab and secondary battery using the same: A secondary battery and a manufacturing method thereof, the secondary battery including a bare cell having an electrode terminal connected thereto; a protection circuit board (PCB) substrate; and a metal tab to connect the PCB substrate to the electrode terminal, disposed in an accommodating groove of the PCP substrate. The... Agent:

20110151283 - Thin film lithium-based batteries and electrochromic devices fabricated with nanocomposite electrode materials: Thin-film lithium-based batteries and electrochromic devices (10) are fabricated with positive electrodes (12) comprising a nanocomposite material composed of lithiated metal oxide nanoparticles (40) dispersed in a matrix composed of lithium tungsten oxide.... Agent: Alliance For Sustainable Energy, LLC.

20110151291 - Battery power supply having a fluid consuming battery with an improved fluid manager: A power source is provided for supplying electrical power to a device. The power source includes a fluid consuming battery comprising a fluid consuming electrode, the battery supplying a battery output power. The power source also includes a fluid manager for controlling the rate of fluid supplied to the fluid... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

20110151290 - Crystalline-amorphous nanowires for battery electrodes: Electrodes, batteries, methods for use and manufacturing are implemented to provide ion-based electrical power sources and related devices. Consistent with one such method, a battery electrode is produced having nanowires of a first material. The electrode is produced using a single growth condition to promote growth of crystalline nanowires on... Agent:

20110151289 - Energy storage device and associated method: An energy storage device is provided. The energy storage device includes a cathode material and a separator in electrical communication with the cathode material. The cathode material includes zinc. The separator has a first surface that defines at least a portion of a first chamber, and a second surface that... Agent: General Electric Company

20110151292 - Secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof: There are a secondary battery having a pouch-type outer casing and a manufacturing method thereof. In one embodiment, a secondary battery includes an electrode assembly and an outer casing. The electrode assembly has positive and negative electrode plates, a separator interposed therebetween, and positive and negative electrode tabs having one... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110151293 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a can having an opening at a side thereof, an electrode assembly inside the can, the electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode, a one-unit cap covering the opening of the can,... Agent:

20110151294 - Secondary battery: Disclosed is a secondary battery that comprises an electrode assembly, a can accommodating the electrode assembly, and a cap assembly coupled to an upper portion of the can and including an upper cap that transfers a current of the electrode assembly to an exterior of the can. The upper cap... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110151297 - Battery and battery pack: A battery pack includes a plurality of batteries 12, and a pack case 13 containing the batteries 12. An electrode group is placed in a battery case 11, and an opening of the battery case 11 is sealed by a sealing plate 9. A first internal lead 6 electrically connected... Agent:

20110151295 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery using the same: An electrode assembly includes a positive electrode plate including a positive electrode active material layer and positive electrode uncoated areas on a positive collector, a negative electrode plate including a negative electrode active material layer and negative electrode uncoated areas on a negative collector, the negative electrode active material layer... Agent:

20110151296 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for fabricating nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes an electrode group (8) formed by winding a positive electrode (4) and a negative electrode (5) with a porous insulating layer (6) interposed therebetween. The positive electrode (4) includes a positive electrode material mixture layer (4B) and a positive electrode current collector (4A). The... Agent:

20110151299 - Battery module and method of manufacturing the battery module: A battery module for accommodating a plurality of batteries connected to each other in a battery unit, the battery module including a pair of end plates facing each other; a restrainer coupled to the pair of end plates, the restrainer being configured to restrain expansion of the battery unit; and... Agent:

20110151298 - Battery pack and vehicle including the battery pack: A battery pack and a vehicle including the same, the battery pack including a battery module including at least one battery cell; a support frame for supporting the battery module; and a support portion including a wire for supporting the battery module with respect to the support frame.... Agent:

20110151300 - Battery assemblies: A battery module includes first, second, and third stacked battery cells, the second battery cell being arranged between the first battery cell and the third battery cell. The battery module further includes a first heat transfer layer arranged between the first battery cell and the second battery cell and a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110151305 - Battery cooling in particular for a vehicle battery: A battery having a cooling apparatus for temperature control of the battery is provided. The battery has a plurality of individual cells connected in parallel and/or in series with one another using cell connectors. The individual cells are attached to the cooling apparatus such that they can be prestressed by... Agent: Daimier Ag

20110151303 - Battery module: A secondary battery module with waterproof and cooling functions includes a plurality of battery units and a waterproof shroud. The battery units are arranged by being interspaced to each other. Between any two adjacent battery units, a cooling channel is formed to be communicated to the external fluid. Every battery... Agent: Amita Technologies Inc Ltd.

20110151301 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a plurality of battery modules each comprising a plurality of battery cells; and a heat absorber mounted adjacent to at least one of the battery modules, wherein the heat absorber includes a phase change material.... Agent:

20110151302 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a battery module including at least one battery cell; and a spray unit above the battery module for spraying an insulation fluid onto the battery module.... Agent:

20110151306 - Battery pack with insulating lower plate: A battery pack includes battery modules; battery module stacked members including the stacked battery modules; a battery module group including the battery module stacked members arranged in a plane; and a lower plate arranged to hold the battery module group. The lower plate includes a main body made from a... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110151304 - Round cell battery: A round cell rechargeable battery includes a plurality of round cells arranged next to one another and a dissipation element that is electrically insulated from the round cells and connects a group of round cells in thermally-conductive fashion so as to dissipate heat. The dissipation element is in the form... Agent: Johnson Controls Hybrid And Recycling Gmbh

20110151307 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery comprises: an electrode assembly comprising a plurality of positive electrode plates, a plurality of negative electrode plates, and a plurality of separators; and a case enclosing the electrode assembly; wherein each separator in the plurality of separators comprises a central portion facing at least one of the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110151309 - Battery module having restrainer and method of fixing restrainer: A battery module in which a plurality of batteries in a battery unit are connected and a method of fixing a restrainer, the battery module including a pair of end plates facing each other; a restrainer coupled to the pair of end plates, the restrainer being for restraining expansion of... Agent:

20110151308 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a plurality of battery modules, each battery module including a plurality of stacked unit battery cells; a frame supporting the plurality of battery modules; and a plurality of elastic coupling members for elastically connecting at least one battery module to another battery module or for elastically... Agent:

20110151310 - High energy density battery for use in implantable medical devices and methods of manufacture: A high energy density battery is provided that improves energy density through efficient placement of the inter-plate connections within the battery enclosure. The placement of the current carrying leads in the high energy density battery allows for a greater volume of active material to be placed within the battery enclosure.... Agent: Balan Biomedical, Inc.

20110151312 - Battery module having improved structure for fixing end plate and method of fixing the same: A battery module includes a battery unit having a plurality of batteries; a pair of end plates, one of the end plates installed at either end of the battery unit; and a fixing band that encircles the end plates and the battery unit, wherein the fixing band is made from... Agent:

20110151311 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a plurality of battery modules stacked together, at least one of the plurality of battery modules having a plurality of unit battery cells stacked together; and a housing including at least one side support comprising a first support having a longitudinal axis extending in a first... Agent:

20110151313 - Electrode for use in a battery: An electrode and method for preparing the same in which droplets of a first electrode ink composition and droplets of a second electrode ink composition are ejected from an ink jet device onto a base material and the first electrode ink composition contains at least one electrode active material and... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110151314 - Battery pack structure: An object of the present invention is to provide a battery pack structure having a structure to cool batteries and being capable of preventing cooling wind from hitting electrodes of the batteries. To achieve the object, the battery pack structure includes: a sheet (9) in which multiple battery positioning holes... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20110151315 - Bus bar assembly: A bus bar assembly includes a flexible member comprising a plurality of apertures provided therein. The bus bar assembly also includes a plurality of electrically conductive members coupled to the flexible member. Each of the plurality of conductive members includes an aperture that is aligned with one of the apertures... Agent: Johnson Controls - Saft Advanced Power Solutions LLC

20110151316 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a plurality of battery cells, the battery cells including positive electrode terminals and negative electrode terminals; and a first substrate and a second substrate, the first substrate and second substrate being selectively coupleable to the positive electrode terminals and the negative electrode terminals of the plurality... Agent:

20110151317 - Ionic liquid electrolytes comprising an anionic surfactant and electrochemical devices such as accumulators comprising them: The invention relates to an ionic liquid electrolyte comprising at least one ionic liquid of formula C+A− wherein C+ represents a cation and A− represents an anion, and at least one conducting salt, characterized in that it further comprises at least one anionic surfactant. The invention also relates to an... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20110151318 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly, the electrode assembly including electrode plates and a separator interposed between the electrode plates, at least one of the electrode plates including a coated part, the coated part including a metallic plate having an active material coated thereon, and an uncoated part, the... Agent:

20110151319 - Secondary battery with enhanced structure: A package structure of secondary battery includes a flexible battery cell which is arranged within an accommodation space enclosed by a rigid shell; and a sealing agent which is injected into the gap between the flexible battery cell and the rigid shell. By sealing the rigid body, the secondary battery... Agent: Amita Technologies Inc Ltd.

20110151320 - Hydrogen-absorbing alloy, fabrication method thereof and alkaline storage battery: An alkaline storage battery has a negative electrode using a hydrogen-absorbing alloy represented by a general formula Ln1-xMgxNiyAz wherein Ln is at least one element selected from rare-earth elements including Y, Ca, Zr, and Ti, A is at least one element selected from Co, Fe, Mn, V, Cr, Nb, Al,... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110151321 - High performance energy storage and collection devices containing exfoliated microtubules and spatially controlled attached nanoscale particles and layers:

20110151322 - Negative electrode for lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion secondary battery including the same: A negative electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery and a lithium ion secondary battery, the negative electrode including a multilayer film, the multilayer film having three or more layers on a metal base, wherein the multilayer film includes one or more porous layers.... Agent:

20110151323 - Secondary battery and method for manufacturing electrode assembly thereof: A secondary battery includes at least one positive electrode plate folded on the basis of a first fold line, and at least one negative electrode plate folded on the basis of a second fold line and stacked to face the at least one positive electrode plate with the second fold... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110151324 - Battery structures, self-organizing structures and related methods: An energy storage device includes a first electrode comprising a first material and a second electrode comprising a second material, at least a portion of the first and second materials forming an interpenetrating network when dispersed in an electrolyte, the electrolyte, the first material and the second material are selected... Agent:

20110151325 - Cathode active material, cathode including the cathode active material, lithium battery including the cathode, and method of preparing the cathode active material: A cathode active material, a cathode including the cathode active material, a lithium battery including the cathode, and a method of preparing the cathode active material, the cathode active material including a lithium-containing metal oxide and an organic material coated on the lithium-containing metal oxide, the organic material including an... Agent:

20110151326 - Anode and battery: An anode capable of relaxing the stress concentration and improving the characteristics and a battery using it are provided. The anode includes an anode current collector and an anode active material layer containing silicon (Si) as an element, wherein the anode active material layer has a metal element increasing and... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110151327 - Electrode active material, electrode, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery:

20110151328 - Cathode materials and lithium secondary battery containing the same: Provided is a cathode active material composed of lithium nickel oxide represented by Formula 1, wherein the lithium nickel oxide contains nickel in an amount of 40% or higher, based on the total weight of transition metals, and the cathode active material comprises a first coating layer provided on the... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110151329 - Lithiated oxide for a positive electrode of an alkaline accumulator: o

20110151330 - Anode material for lithium batteries: Primary and secondary Li-ion and lithium-metal based electrochemical cell systems. The suppression of gas generation is achieved through the addition of an additive or additives to the electrolyte system of respective cell, or to the cell itself whether it be a liquid, a solid- or plasticized polymer electrolyte system. The... Agent:

20110151331 - Battery current collector foil, method of manufacturing battery current collector foil, and battery: A method of manufacturing a battery current collector foil includes: applying wet etching (electrolytic etching) to a surface of a metal foil (aluminum foil) (step S1); and forming a conductive coating (carbon coating) on the surface of the metal foil (aluminum foil 33), which has been subjected to the wet... Agent:

20110151332 - System and method for sealing battery separator: One embodiment of the present subject matter includes a battery having a stack of substantially planar battery electrodes, the stack including a first electrode including a first tab, and a second electrode including a second tab, with the first tab electrically connected to the second tab. The embodiment includes a... Agent:

20110151333 - Lithium ion battery: In a lithium ion battery, one or more chelating agents may be attached to a microporous polymer separator for placement between a negative electrode and a positive electrode or to a polymer binder material used to construct the negative electrode, the positive electrode, or both. The chelating agents may comprise,... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110151334 - Mercury-free alkaline dry battery: The present invention provides a mercury-free alkaline dry battery in which a utilization ratio of zinc as a negative electrode active material is increased to improve a discharge characteristic, the mercury-free alkaline dry battery including: a positive electrode; a negative electrode; and a separator, wherein almond-shaped zinc particles 21 are... Agent:

20110151335 - Lithium-sulfur cell and method for manufacturing: A lithium-sulfur cell comprising an anode structure, a cathode structure and an electrolyte section abutting to the cathode structure. The cathode structure comprises a continuous layer of nanotubes or nanowires and sulfur particles. The sulfur particles are attached to the nanotubes or nanowires. The continuous layer of nanotubes or nanowires... Agent:

20110151336 - Lithium battery: R1 is each independently a substituted or unsubstituted C1-C20 alkyl group or a substituted or unsubstituted C6-C30 aryl group. R2 is each independently a substituted or unsubstituted C1-C20 alkyl group or a substituted or unsubstituted C6-C30 aryl group. a and b are each independently in a range of about 0... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110151337 - Electrolyte for lithium battery and lithium battery comprising same:

20110151338 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery according to the present invention includes a positive electrode 11, a negative electrode 12, a separator 13, and a non-aqueous electrolyte, wherein the negative electrode includes a negative electrode active material containing particulate silicon and/or silicon alloy and a binding agent, and the non-aqueous electrolyte... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110151339 - Linear ether electrolyte and asymmetric end groups for use in lithium batteries: A primary electrochemical cell and electrolyte incorporating a linear asymmetric ether is disclosed. The ether may include EME, used in combination with DIOX and DME, or have the general structural formula R1—O—CH2—CH2—O—R2 or R1—O—CH2—CH(CH3)—O—R2, where a total of at least 7 carbon atoms must be present in the compound, and... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

20110151340 - Non-aqueous electrolyte containing as a solvent a borate ester and/or an aluminate ester: A non-aqueous electrolyte includes: at least one ionically conducting salt, a non-aqueous, anhydrous solvent for the ionically conductive salt, said solvent being selected to achieve a lithium transference number between 0.45 and 1.0, at least one oxide in a particulate form, said oxide being selected such that it is not... Agent: Westf&#xe4 Lische Wilhelms-universit&#xe4 T,m&#xfc Nster

20110151341 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a reforming unit, a carbon monoxide decreasing unit, a fuel cell, a burner unit, a raw gas supply device, and a heating unit. The heating unit is controlled at a start-up operation of the fuel cell system, so as to adjust an amount of a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110151342 - Alkaline membrane fuel cells and apparatus and methods for supplying water thereto: A device to produce electricity by a chemical reaction without the addition of liquid electrolyte comprises an anode electrode, a polymer membrane electrolyte fabricated to conduct hydroxyl (OH—) ions, the membrane being in physical contact with the anode electrode on a first side of the membrane, and a cathode electrode... Agent:

20110151343 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system is provided which can constantly control a fuel concentration of a liquid fuel supplied to a fuel cell, such as a DMFC. A DMFC system comprises a high-concentration cartridge in which a methanol aqueous solution having a concentration higher than a target fuel concentration is sealed,... Agent:

20110151344 - Method of controlling fuel cell system: A method of controlling a fuel cell system, the method involving: controlling the power output of the fuel cell system and an amount of a fuel that is supplied to the fuel cell system, so as to increase a fuel utilization rate of a fuel cell, according to variations of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110151346 - Energy supply system: An energy supply system comprises an energy supply device (1a) for supplying at least one of electric power and heat, and a controller (6) configured to set first maximum operation time which is an upper limit value of operation time of the energy supply device in a first specified period... Agent:

20110151345 - Fuel cell assembly having feed-back sensor: A sensor cell (1010) for control purposes usable in an assembly (1000) of fuel cells of the type having a membrane electrode assembly (MEA) interposed between an anode gas diffusion layer and a cathode gas diffusion layer, and first and second current collectors coupled to the anode and cathode gas... Agent: Myfc Ab

20110151347 - Fuel cell system and fuel cell status detection method: A fuel cell system (100) is provided with a voltage detection device (41) that detects a cell voltage of a cell group containing one or more cells (11), a current density detection device (42) that detects a generated current density of the cell group, and a determination portion (52) that... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110151348 - Flat plate laminated type fuel cell and fuel cell stack: A flat plate laminated type high-temperature fuel cell, with internal manifold structure, has a laminated body constructed by alternately laminating power generation cells (5) and separators (8), and by applying a load to the laminated body in the laminating direction to compress elements of the laminated body. Each separator (8)... Agent:

20110151349 - Double-electrolyte fuel-cell: A double-electrolyte fuel-cell is presented for generating electrical energy from chemical fuel. The fuel-cell includes an anode, a cathode as well as both an anion-conducting electrolyte and a cation-conducting electrolyte. A fuel-cell stack is also presented consisting of a plurality of double-electrolyte fuel-cells.... Agent: Technion Research & Development Foundation Ltd.

20110151350 - Fuel cell subassemblies incorporating subgasketed thrifted membranes: A fuel cell roll good subassembly is described that includes a plurality of individual electrolyte membranes. One or more first subgaskets are attached to the individual electrolyte membranes. Each of the first subgaskets has at least one aperture and the first subgaskets are arranged so the center regions of the... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20110151351 - Membrane electrode assemblies including mixed carbon particles: Gas permeable layers in fuel cell membrane electrode assemblies are provided which comprises a mixture of first and second types of carbon particles, which may provide relatively hydrophilic and relatively hydrophobic pathways. In some embodiments, the first type of carbon particle oxidizes at a lower rate than said second type... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20110151352 - Gas diffusion layer: A carbon-fiber-based gas diffusion layer (GDL) for use in polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells (FC) having structured hydrophilic properties, wherein materials with hydrophilic properties and selected from the group of metal oxides in an average domain size of 0.5 to 80 μm are present as hydrophilic wicks in the... Agent:

20110151353 - Fuel cell electrode with nanostructured catalyst and dispersed catalyst sublayer: Polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cell membrane electrode assemblies (MEA's) are provided which have nanostructured thin film (NSTF) catalyst electrodes and additionally a sublayer of dispersed catalyst situated between the NSTF catalyst and the PEM of the MEA.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20110151354 - Electrode catalyst for fuel cell, method of manufacturing the same, and fuel cell using the electrode catalyst: An electrode catalyst for a fuel cell includes a complex support including at least one metal oxide and carbon-based material; and a palladium (Pd)-based catalyst supported by the complex support. A method of manufacturing the electrode catalyst includes dissolving a precursor of a palladium (Pd)-based catalyst in a solvent and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110151355 - Polymer, polymer electrolyte and use of same: wherein R10 and R11 each independently represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group of 1 to 20 carbon atoms, or an aryl group of 6 to 20 carbon atoms, R12 represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group of 1 to 20 carbon atoms, or an aryl group of 6 to... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20110151356 - Electrocatalyst for oxygen reduction with reduced platinum oxidation and dissolution rates: The invention relates to platinum-metal oxide composite particles and their use as electrocatalysts in oxygen-reducing cathodes and fuel cells. The invention particularly relates to methods for preventing the oxidation of the platinum electrocatalyst in the cathodes of fuel cells by use of these platinum-metal oxide composite particles. The invention additionally... Agent: Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC

  
06/16/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20110143172 - Battery pack having protection from static electricity: In a battery pack, an electrostatic protective part is disposed on a side surface of a protective circuit module so as to protect the protective circuit module from static electricity introduced from the outside, thus improving the reliability of a battery. The battery pack includes a battery cell, a protective... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110143174 - Lithium secondary battery and method of controlling short resistance thereof: Provided is a lithium secondary battery including a positive electrode having a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode having a negative electrode active material, and a polymer electrolyte composition having a polymer electrolyte, a non-aqueous organic solvent, and a lithium salt. The content of the polymer electrolyte is 9... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110143173 - Metal oxygen battery containing oxygen storage materials: A battery system includes a metal oxygen battery. The metal oxygen battery includes a first electrode, an oxygen storage material, and a selective transport member separating the oxygen storage material and the first electrode.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20110143175 - Underwater power generation: A method for providing auxiliary electrical power to an underwater well installation, the installation being linked to a surface location via an umbilical cable, to supplement any electrical power received at the installation from the umbilical cable, comprises the steps of: providing power generation means at the installation; and providing... Agent:

20110143176 - Film-packed battery and method of manufacturing the same: A film-packed battery includes a battery element and a packing film which houses the battery element and includes a main heat-sealed portion which is formed around the battery element, and a projecting heat-sealed portion which projects from the main heat-sealed portion toward the battery element, and a gas releasing portion... Agent: Nec Corporation

20110143177 - Secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof: Provided is a secondary battery, comprising an electrode assembly including a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate and a separator; and a case having a receiving portion for receiving the electrode assembly and an electrolyte therein, the secondary battery comprising: a blowing agent applied onto at least one of... Agent:

20110143178 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including: a wound electrode assembly, including, a first electrode tab and a second electrode tab; a can to house the electrode assembly and an electrolyte, having a threaded neck and an opening; and a threaded cap to seal the can by mating with the neck. The neck... Agent:

20110143179 - Battery case: A battery case comprises: a battery tray formed from a resin, the battery tray having a bottom wall on which batteries are mounted, and a peripheral side wall which surrounds the periphery of the bottom wall; and a battery cover which covers the battery tray. A flange portion is provided... Agent:

20110143180 - Battery module unit and battery module package: A battery unit module and a battery module package including the battery unit module are disclosed. The battery unit module includes: a secondary battery; a unit case accommodating the secondary battery; and an electrode terminal electrically coupled to the secondary battery, the electrode terminal including a positive electrode terminal and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110143182 - Battery separator: A battery includes a separator with a trapping layer that traps dissolved metal ions.... Agent: The Gillette Company, A Delaware Corporation

20110143183 - Separator for battery and nonaqueous electrolyte battery using same: A separator for batteries according to the present invention includes a multilayer porous film having a resin porous film containing a thermoplastic resin as a main component and a heat resistant porous layer containing heat resistant particles as a main component, and the heat resistant porous layer has a thickness... Agent:

20110143181 - Separator, method of manufacturing separator, and lithium secondary battery including separator: A lithium secondary battery includes a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode plate, and a separator disposed between the positive electrode plate and the negative electrode plate. The separator includes a first porous base material layer, a second porous base material layer and a ceramic layer disposed between the first... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110143184 - Battery with electrolyte diffusing separator: A separator for use in a battery may include a primary separator layer, wherein the primary separator layer has a peripheral region and an interior region, and wherein the primary separator layer is configured to conduct electrolyte from the peripheral region to the interior region. The separator may also include... Agent: Firefly International Energy Group, Inc.

20110143185 - Separator for nonaqueous secondary battery: An object of the present invention is to provide a separator for a nonaqueous secondary battery having excellent heat resistance and excellent ion permeation as well as shut-down properties. The first invention is a separator for a nonaqueous secondary battery, comprising a porous composite membrane which includes a substrate comprising... Agent: Teijin Limited

20110143186 - Plate for a bipolar battery and a bipolar battery: The present invention relates to a plate (20), particularly for a bipolar battery (10), the plate (20) being of the type that comprises a base graphite material (2), a positive active material (3) applied to a first surface (4) of the base material (2) and a negative active material (5)... Agent:

20110143187 - Battery pack: A battery pack including secondary batteries, and a case accommodating the secondary batteries, the case including: an upper case; a lower case; and plates disposed on each of the upper case and the lower case and each of the plates having holes corresponding to ends of each of the secondary... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110143188 - Battery straps: The present disclosure relates to a battery for use in various applications including starting, lighting, and ignition and other purposes in vehicles such as automobiles and boats. The disclosed battery design includes a number of battery cell elements connected in series by a number of straps. The present disclosure describes... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20110143189 - Secondary battery and method of manufacturing secondary battery: A secondary battery and a method of manufacturing the secondary battery are disclosed. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode plate, and a separator, wherein the positive electrode plate and the negative electrode plate are stacked with the separator disposed between, wherein... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110143190 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery is disclosed. The secondary battery includes an adhesive configured to attach to the electrode plates so as to strengthen the battery against separation, to reduce production of dust, and to protect the battery from dust.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110143192 - Negative electrode active material for lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion secondary battery using the same: A negative electrode active material which is low-cost, and has a high energy density, and a lithium ion secondary battery using such a negative electrode active material are provided. The lithium ion secondary battery which is low-cost, and has both a high energy density and high reliability can be obtained... Agent:

20110143191 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including a can for accommodating an electrode assembly, the can having an opening at one side thereof; a cap assembly for sealing the opening of the can; an insulation case between the electrode assembly and the cap assembly, the insulation case being disposed in an upper portion... Agent:

20110143193 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery capable of protecting an electrode assembly against external shock includes a first case, a second case separated from the first case and positioned to face the first case, and an electrode assembly accommodated between the first case and the second case. The first case and the... Agent:

20110143194 - Secondary battery having interconnected positive and negative electrode tabs: A secondary battery is capable of fastening a positive electrode tab and a negative electrode tab to each other without performing welding. The secondary battery comprises an electrode assembly including a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode plate, and a separator interposed between the positive electrode plate and the negative... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110143195 - Negative electrode for lithium ion battery, method for producing the same, and lithium ion battery: A negative electrode 10 for a lithium ion battery of the present invention includes a negative electrode current collector 11, protrusions 13 formed so as to be spaced apart from each other on a surface of the negative electrode current collector 11, columns 12 supported on the protrusions 13 one... Agent:

20110143196 - Lithium secondary battery: Objects of the present invention are to improve the adhesion and processing characteristics of electrode composite layers and to provide a lithium secondary battery by which a decrease in battery capacity during high-temperature storage at 50° C. or higher is suppressed. The lithium secondary battery of the present invention comprises... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20110143197 - Electrode active material for power storage device and power storage device, and electronic equipment and transportation equipment: An electrode active material for a power storage device of the invention includes an organic compound having, in the molecule, a plurality of electrode reaction sites and a linker site. The electrode reaction sites are residues of a 9,10-phenanthrenequinone compound that contributes to an electrochemical redox reaction. The linker site... Agent:

20110143198 - Binder and positive active material composition for rechargeable lithium battery, and rechargeable lithium battery including same: A rechargeable lithium battery includes a binder for a rechargeable lithium battery, and a positive active material composition. The binder for the rechargeable lithium battery includes a nitrile-based polymer nanoparticle and a fluorine-containing polymer nanoparticle.... Agent:

20110143199 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes: a positive electrode 4 including a positive electrode current collector and a positive electrode material mixture layer containing a positive electrode active material and a binder and provided on the positive electrode current collector; a negative electrode 5; a porous insulating layer 6 interposed... Agent:

20110143201 - Battery: A battery with more superior reliability is provided. The battery includes: a battery element in which a cathode having a cathode active material layer on a strip-shaped cathode current collector and an anode having an anode active material layer on a strip-shaped anode current collector are layered with a separator... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110143200 - Method of manufacturing cathode active material for lithium secondary battery and 1-d nanocluster cathode active material with chestnut type morphology obtained by the method: Provided are a method of manufacturing a cathode active material for a lithium battery, and a cathode active material obtained by the method. The method includes forming a precursor of a one-dimensional nanocluster manganese dioxide with a chestnut-type morphology, inserting lithium into the formed precursor and synthesizing a one-dimensional nanocluster... Agent: Ulsan National Institute Science And Technology Academy-industry Research Cooperation

20110143202 - Monolithic three-dimensional electrochemical energy storage system on aerogel or nanotube scaffold: A monolithic three-dimensional electrochemical energy storage system is provided on an aerogel or nanotube scaffold. An anode, separator, cathode, and cathodic current collector are deposited on the aerogel or nanotube scaffold.... Agent: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC

20110143203 - Energy storage device: An energy storage device comprising an anode, electrolyte, and cathode is provided. The cathode comprises a plurality of granules comprising a support material, an active electrode metal, and a salt material, such that the cathode has a granule packing density equal to or greater than about 2 g/cc. A cathode... Agent: General Electric Company

20110143204 - Lithium-containing electrode material for electrochemical cell systems: An electrode material is provided to include a Li-containing oxide of the formula of Li(NixCoyMz)O2, wherein M is an element different from Li, Ni, Co, or O, wherein x, y, and z are each independently between 0 and 1 and the sum of x, y, z is 1; and an... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20110143205 - Negative electrode active material for nonaqueous secondary battery, nonaqueous secondary battery, and using method: A coin type battery 20 is provided with a cup-shaped battery case 21, a positive electrode 22 disposed in the inside of this battery case 21, a negative electrode 23 disposed at a location opposite to the positive electrode 22 with a separator 24 therebetween, a nonaqueous electrolytic solution 27... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho

20110143206 - Electrode for rechargeable batteries using aqueous binder solution for li-ion batteries: An electrode mix includes an active material, a water soluble binder, a water soluble thickener, and a sufficient amount of a material selected from the group consisting of ZnO, In2O3, SnO2, Y2O3, La2O3, Li2TiO3, CaTiO3, BaTiO3, SrO, CO3(PO4)2, carbon and combinations thereof, to reduce the pH of the mix to... Agent: International Battery, Inc.

20110143207 - Multi-layer article comprising polyimide nanoweb: This invention provides a multi-layer article comprising a first electrode material, a second electrode material, and a porous separator disposed between and in contact with the first and the second electrode materials, wherein the porous separator comprises a nanoweb consisting essentially of a plurality of nanofibers of a fully aromatic... Agent: E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20110143208 - Non-aqueous electrochemical cell using fluorinated carbon-carbon composite electrode: Non-aqueous electrochemical cells, and batteries formed of such cells are described. More particularly, use of electrochemical cells containing sub-fluorinated carbon-carbon composite as an active material for the positive electrode of such cells and batteries is disclosed. When used in conjunction with lithium anodes and a non-aqueous electrolyte, the electrochemical cell... Agent: Contour Energy Systems, Inc.

20110143209 - Positive electrode active material for lithium battery and lithium battery using the same: A positive electrode active material for lithium batteries includes secondary particles having primary particles and an amorphous material. A method of manufacturing the positive electrode active material includes mixing a lithium composite oxide and a lithium salt, and heat treating the mixture. A positive electrode includes the positive electrode active... Agent:

20110143210 - Mercury-free alkaline dry battery: The present invention provides a mercury-free alkaline dry battery which is improved in discharge characteristic at low cost. The mercury-free alkaline dry battery includes: a positive electrode; a negative electrode; and a separator, wherein a negative electrode active material contains short fibrous zinc particles, and each of the short fibrous... Agent:

20110143211 - Electrochemical device: Disclosed is an electrochemical device comprising a pair of electrodes and provided therebetween, a gelled nonaqueous electrolyte composition containing an electrolyte and a gelling agent having two or more amide groups in the chemical structure.... Agent: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.

20110143212 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution for rechargeable lithium batteries: Techniques, systems and materials are described for a rechargeable battery. For example, a battery material can include one or more ionic electrolyte salts. The battery material can also include a non-aqueous electrolyte solvent including one or more non-symmetrical sulfones. Further, the battery material can include one or more additives.... Agent:

20110143213 - Electric power generating element and nonaqueous electrolyte battery including the same: There are provided an electric power generating element which has excellent cycle characteristics and which can be produced in satisfactory yield, and a nonaqueous electrolyte battery including the electric power generating element. In an electric power generating element including a positive electrode layer, a negative electrode layer, and a solid... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20110143214 - Organic additives for improving performance of lead-acid batteries: The present invention includes small molecule organic additives for lead acid batteries, a lead acid battery and components thereof containing the small molecule organic additives of the invention, and methods for the use of such compounds. The batteries of the invention may optionally further contain carbon foam. The presence of... Agent: Firefly International Energy Group, Inc.

20110143216 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery includes a positive electrode containing a lithium transition-metal oxyanion compound as a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode containing amorphous carbon-coated graphite as a negative electrode active material, and a non-aqueous electrolyte solution, wherein the non-aqueous electrolyte solution contains vinylene carbonate and a solvent and/or... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110143215 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: Provided is a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery that is less likely to cause positive electrode degradation due to storage at high temperature in a charged state and has superior remaining capacity, recovering capacity, and discharge characteristics after storage at high temperature. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery according to an aspect... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110143217 - Electrochemical cell comprising a separator comprising a nanoweb consisting essentially of nanofibers of fully aromatic polyimide: This invention provides an electrochemical cell comprising a housing having disposed therewithin, an electrolyte, and a multi-layer article at least partially immersed in the electrolyte; the multi-layer article comprising a first metallic current collector, a first electrode material in electrically conductive contact with the first metallic current collector, a second... Agent: E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20110143218 - Battery: A battery includes an anode having an alkali metal as the active material, a cathode having, for example, iron disulfide as the active material, and an electrolyte containing lithium salts, such as lithium iodide and lithium hexafluorophosphate.... Agent:

20110143219 - Fluoride ion battery electrolyte compositions: A fluoride ion battery includes a substantially lithium-free anode and cathode. At least one of the anode or cathode contains fluorine, and a substantially lithium-free liquid electrolyte is used for charge transport. The electrolyte is liquid at temperatures below about 200 degrees Celsius, and can be formed from an organic-soluble... Agent: Contour Energy Systems, Inc.

20110143220 - Thiazole compounds as additives in electrolyte solutions in electrochemical cells and batteries: The present invention relates to an electrolyte solution comprising at least one solvent as component A, at least one electrolyte as component B and from 0.1 to 20% by weight, based on the total electrolyte solution, of at least one heteroaromatic compound of the general formula (I) as component C,... Agent: Basf Se

20110143222 - High pressure vessel with integrated mounting features: A mounting system for a pressure vessel is disclosed. The mounting system includes a first retention cap, a second retention cap, and a plurality of fastening bands coupled to the first retention cap and the second retention cap, wherein the first retention cap and the second retention cap each include... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110143221 - Method of chemical treatment of fuel cell plate surface to modify wettability of flow field channels: A method of surface treating a separator plate of a fuel cell comprises reacting the separator plate with an aqueous solution of hydrogen peroxide. The aqueous solution of hydrogen peroxide comprises one or more salts of one or more transition metals. The one or more transition metals have variable oxidation... Agent: Ford Motor Company

20110143224 - Bicarbonate and carbonate as hydroxide carriers in a biological fuel cell: The present invention relates generally to a process that helps alleviate the pH gradient between anode and cathode compartments in any biological fuel cell or electrolytic cell configuration in which a pH gradient between anode and cathode is limiting the voltage efficiency. By providing acid to the cathode compartment in... Agent: Arizona Board Of Regents For And On Behalf Of Arizona State University

20110143223 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell is provided. The fuel cell includes at least one of a plant essential oil and a plant essential oil ingredient in an effective amount so as to function as a biological repellent.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110143225 - Fuel cell and method for manufacturing the same, electronic apparatus, enzyme-immobilized electrode and method for manufacturing the same, water-repellent agent, and enzyme-immobilizing material: A fuel cell is provided having a structure in which a cathode and an anode face each other with an electrolyte layer therebetween. The cathode includes an electrode on which an oxygen reductase and the like are immobilized, and the electrode has pores therein, water repellency is imparted to at... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110143226 - Metal oxygen battery containing oxygen storage materials: According to one aspect of the present invention, a battery system is provided. In one embodiment, the battery system includes a metal oxygen battery including a first electrode and a second electrode, the second electrode including a metal material (M); and an oxygen containment unit in communication with and external... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20110143227 - Metal oxygen battery containing oxygen storage materials: A battery system includes a metal oxygen battery. The metal oxygen battery includes a first electrode and a second electrode. The second electrode includes a metal material (M). The metal oxygen battery is in communication with an oxygen storage material. In certain instances, the oxygen storage material is contained within... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20110143228 - Metal oxygen battery containing oxygen storage materials: In one aspect of the present invention, a battery system is disclosed. In one embodiment, the battery system includes a metal oxygen battery (MOB) having a first electrode and second electrode. The second electrode includes a metal material. The battery system also includes an oxygen storage material disposed within the... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20110143229 - Liquid phase desulfurization of fuels at mild operating conditions: A simple, compact process for cleansing hydrocarbon fuel such as jet fuel is disclosed. This process involves subjecting the fuel to an oxidative desulfurization process in a desulfurization reactor followed by passing the fuel through an adsorption bed. The cleansed desulfurized fuel may then be utilized directly in generation of... Agent:

20110143230 - Fuel cell system: An object of the invention is to provide a fuel cell system capable of performing a stable start-up operation with stable combustion in a burner unit. At the star-up operation of the fuel cell system, an amount of combustion air delivered to a burner unit 12 by an air blower... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110143231 - Integrated piping module in fuel cell system: An integrated piping module to connect a fuel cell and a fuel processor, the integrated piping module including: tanks to collect heat emitted from a reformate gas generated by the fuel processor, heat emitted from air discharged from the fuel cell, and water condensed from the reformate gas and/or the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110143233 - Fuel cell system and control method therefor: A fuel cell system for optimally controlling an amount and temperature of liquid component stored in a gas-liquid separator, and its control method. The fuel cell system includes a fuel cell, a pump for supplying gas to the fuel cell, a gas-liquid separator for storing a liquid component discharged at... Agent:

20110143232 - Gel-filled membrane device and method: Embodiments of the invention provide a membrane between a first stream of fluid that is partially or wholly in a gas phase and a second stream of fluid. The membrane includes a porous support and pores filled with a gel. The gel can selectively facilitate a transfer of compounds from... Agent:

20110143234 - Injector control for fuel cell system: A fuel cell system that employs an injector/ejector for providing fresh hydrogen and anode recirculation gas to the anode side of a fuel cell stack. The injector/ejector is operated with a variable frequency so that the injector open time at low stack current densities is long enough to allow a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110143235 - Power supply device: A power supply device is provided. The power supply device includes a fuel cell, a hydrogen generator, a check valve and an exhaust valve. The fuel cell has a hydrogen inlet and a hydrogen outlet. The hydrogen generator is connected to the hydrogen inlet and used for generating hydrogen. The... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20110143236 - Hydrogen engine: An engine having an electrolysis system that is powered, at least in part, by multiple piezoelectric generators, to generate a minimum amount of hydrogen necessary to fuel the engine as required by the engine to operate so that only the minimal amount of hydrogen exists at any time regardless of... Agent:

20110143238 - Fuel cell system: A casing of a fuel cell system is divided into a fluid supply section, a module section, and an electrical equipment section. A detector, a fuel gas supply apparatus, an oxygen-containing gas supply apparatus, and a water supply apparatus are provided in the fluid supply section. A fuel cell module... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110143239 - Fuel cell system: A casing of a fuel cell system is divided into a first fluid supply section, a second fluid supply section, a module section, and an electrical equipment section. A water supply apparatus, a fuel gas supply apparatus, and a detector are provided in the first fluid supply section. An oxygen-containing... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110143237 - Radiative heat transfer via fins in a steam reformer: Embodiments are disclosed that relate to increasing radiative heat transfer in a steam reformer from an exterior shell which includes a diffusion burner to an interior reactor via angled fins coupled to the exterior shell. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a steam reformer, comprising an exterior shell which includes... Agent: Clearedge Power, Inc.

20110143240 - Hydrogen generation system, method for generating hydrogen using solid hydrogen fuel and method for providing hydrogen for fuel cell using the same: A hydrogen generation system comprising solid hydrogen fuel, a liquid absorbent material, and a phase-change material is provided. When the liquid (usually water, alcohol, or aqueous solution of alcohol, aqueous solution of salt or aqueous solution of acid) in the absorbent material contacts with the solid hydrogen fuel, the solid... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20110143242 - Electrochemical system having multiple independent circuits: The present teachings relate to an electrochemical system including an electrochemical device and multiple independent circuits which permit independent control of the reaction rates at different sections of the electrochemical device. The electrochemical device can be a fuel cell or an electrolyzer, and can include a common electrode in electrical... Agent:

20110143241 - Fuel cell operational methods for oxygen depletion at shutdown: A method for creating an oxygen depleted gas in a fuel cell system, including operating a fuel cell stack at a desired cathode stoichiometry at fuel cell system shutdown to displace a cathode exhaust gas with an oxygen depleted gas. The method further includes closing a cathode flow valve and... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110143243 - Fuel cell operational methods for hydrogen addition after shutdown: A method for reducing the probability of an air/hydrogen front in a fuel cell stack is disclosed that includes closing anode valves for an anode side of the fuel cell stack to permit a desired quantity of hydrogen to be left in the anode side upon shutdown and determining a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110143245 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system comprising: a fuel cell (1); a cooling water tank (7) and a cooling water circulation passage (32); a hot water tank (10) and a hot water circulation passage (31); a heat exchanger (9); drain valves (25) to (27); temperature sensors (17), (18), (20); and a controller... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110143246 - Saturated vapor block for frozen fuel cell power plant: A fuel cell power plant includes a cell stack assembly having an anode and a cathode. A component is arranged in fluid connection with at least one of the anode and cathode. The component has a first shut-down cooling rate. A heat exchanger is arranged in fluid communication with and... Agent:

20110143244 - Start-up method for fuel cell: A start-up method for a fuel cell system that includes a fuel cell that carries out power generation by the electrochemical reaction between a fuel gas and the oxygen gas in the air; a fuel gas discharge path and a fuel gas supply path that are connected to the fuel... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110143248 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell comprises: multiple unit cells stacked upright in a vertical direction or stacked in a vertically inclined orientation; an insulating plate arranged on a vertically upper-side end of the stacked multiple unit cells; a cooling medium supply manifold arranged to distribute a supply flow of a cooling medium... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110143247 - Fuel cell stack and fuel cell system including the same: A fuel cell stack and a fuel cell system, the fuel cell stack including a plurality of membrane electrode assemblies, the membrane electrode assemblies being configured to generate electrical energy by an electrochemical reaction of a fuel and an oxidizer; and a plurality of bipolar plates positioned adjacent to the... Agent:

20110143249 - Fuel cell system and method of controlling the fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes: a fuel cell; a heat exchanger that uses exhaust heat from the fuel cell to heat a fluid; and a control section that estimates the amount of heated fluid that will be consumed and controls an operating temperature of the fuel cell based on the... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110143250 - Interconnector material, intercellular separation structure, and solid electrolyte fuel cell: Provided is an interconnector material which is chemically stable in both oxidation atmospheres and reduction atmospheres, has a high electron conductivity (electric conductivity), a low ionic conductivity, does not contain Cr, and enables a reduction in sintering temperature. The interconnector material is arranged between a plurality of cells each composed... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20110143251 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack including a plurality of fuel cells each formed by stacking separators and an electrolyte membrane-electrode assembly. The electrolyte membrane-electrode assembly includes an electrolyte membrane provided with a pair of electrodes on the opposite sides thereof. A stacked body formed by stacking the fuel cells is provided... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110143253 - Catalyst and method for producing the same, membrane electrode assembly and method for producing the same, fuel cell member and method for producing the same, fuel cell, and electricity storage device: f

20110143252 - Mea member and polymer electrolyte fuel cell: An MEA member 7 includes an MEA 5 and a plate-shaped resin frame 6, and a separating portion for separating the MEA 5 from the frame 6 is formed in the MEA member 7. The MEA 5 includes a polymer electrolyte membrane 2 and a pair of electrodes 3 and... Agent:

20110143254 - Fuel cell with layered electrode: One embodiment includes at least one of the anode and cathode of a fuel cell comprises a first layer and a second layer in intimate contact with each other. Both the first layer and the second layer comprise a catalyst capable of catalyzing an electrochemical reaction of a reactant gas.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110143255 - Perovskite materials for solid oxide fuel cell cathodes: An improved LSCF 6428 perovskite material of the type La12zSrx+zCo0.2+aFe0.8+bO3−δ wherein x=0.4, z=(0.01−0.1), a=(0.01−0.04), and b=(0.05−0.15) for use as an SOFC cathode having increased electronic and ionic conductivity. The general formula is similar to the prior art formulae (La0.6Sr0.4)1−z Co0.2 Fe0.8O3−δ and La0.6Sr0.4 Co0.2 Fe0.8O3−δ but applies the z term... Agent:

20110143256 - Method of enhancing electrodes: One embodiment includes a method of forming a hydrophilic particle containing electrode including providing a catalyst; providing hydrophilic particles suspended in a liquid to form a liquid suspension; contacting said catalyst with said liquid suspension; and, drying said liquid suspension contacting said catalyst to leave said hydrophilic particles attached to... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110143257 - Method of enhancing electrodes: One embodiment includes a method of forming a hydrophilic particle containing electrode including providing a catalyst; providing hydrophilic particles suspended in a liquid to form a liquid suspension; contacting said catalyst with said liquid suspension; and, drying said liquid suspension contacting said catalyst to leave said hydrophilic particles attached to... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110143258 - Organic/inorganic complex proton conductor, electrode for fuel cell including organic/inorganic complex proton conductor, electrolyte membrane for fuel cell including organic/inorganic complex proton conductor, and fuel cell including organic/inorganic co: Organic/inorganic complex proton conductors are provided which display high proton conductivity over a wide temperature range. Electrodes for fuel cells which include the organic/inorganic complex proton conductors are also provided. The invention also advantageously provides electrolyte membranes for fuel cells including the organic/inorganic complex proton conductors, and fuel cells including... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110143259 - Fuel cell and electricity generation method using the same: Provided is a fuel cell which can obtain a sufficiently high electromotive force even under a low-temperature condition such as room temperature without using a deleterious substance or platinum. This fuel cell uses an electrolyte layer containing a layer-shaped metal oxide which has been subjected to the steam treatment.... Agent:

20110143260 - Norbornene-type polymers having quaternary ammonium functionality: Embodiments of the present disclosure encompass vinyl addition and ROMP polymers having at least one type of repeating unit that encompasses a comprise N+(CH3)3OH− moiety. Other embodiments in accordance with the disclosure include alkali anion-exchange membranes (AAEMs) made from one of such polymers, anion fuel cells (AFCs) that encompass such... Agent: Promerus LLC

20110143261 - Shaped part: A shaped part that is particularly suited as an interconnector or an end plate for a fuel cell stack, is produced by pressing and sintering a pulverulent starting material. The shaped part has a disc-shaped or plate-shaped basic body with a multiplicity of knob-like and/or ridge-like elevations with a height... Agent: Plansee Se

20110143262 - Gas diffusion media made from electrically conductive coatings on non-conductive fibers: A fuel cell includes a first electrically conductive plate and a first gas diffusion layer. The first gas diffusion layer is disposed over the first electrically conductive plate. Characteristically, the first gas diffusion layer comprises a first fibrous sheet having fibers coated with an electrically conductive layer. A first catalyst... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110143263 - Catalyst layer having thin film nanowire catalyst and electrode assembly employing the same: According to at least one aspect of the present invention, a fuel cell catalyst layer is provided. In one embodiment, the fuel cell catalyst layer includes first spaced apart strands extending longitudinally in a first direction, second spaced apart strands extending longitudinally in a second direction, the first and second... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20110143264 - Structure and manufacturing method for fuel cell electrode: A structure of fuel cell electrode comprises a diffusion layer having a surface, a conductive particle layer formed on the surface of the diffusion layer and a catalyst layer. The conductive particle layer has a plurality of conductive particles and a concavo-convex surface being composed of the conductive particles. The... Agent:

20110143265 - Low-resistance ceramic electrode for a solid oxide fuel cell: An SOFC structure having segmentation of the mixed layer on a cathode electrode to allow a higher fraction of ionic phase in a mixed layer, resulting in improved microstructure that provides higher specific surface area for electrochemical reaction. This is accomplished by using an MIEC layer over the segmented layer... Agent:

  
06/09/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20110135967 - Bio-battery with enhanced yield: A novel cell including first and second chambers containing a solvent and separated by a wall permeable to the solvent and impermeable to hydronium and/or hydroxyl ions; a first electrode in the first chamber; a second electrode in the second chamber; a first redox couple in the first chamber comprising... Agent: Institut National Des Sciences Appliquees De Toulouse

20110135966 - Novel cow-dung based microbial fuel cell: A novel cow dung based Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) comprising of graphite electrodes and a proton exchange membrane and that converts chemical energy available in a bio-convertible substrate directly into electricity and achieves this by using the microorganisms in cow dung as a catalyst to convert substrate into electrons.... Agent:

20110135969 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a bare cell; a protection circuit module electrically coupled to the bare cell; an outer frame accommodating the bare cell and the protection circuit module, wherein a first surface of a first side of the outer frame contacts the protection circuit module; and a first projection... Agent:

20110135970 - Circuit substrate module and battery module using the same: A circuit substrate module and a battery module using the circuit substrate module are disclosed. The battery module includes: a plurality of battery units, wherein each battery unit comprises a plurality of battery cells, a case for accommodating the plurality of battery cells, a plurality of electrode terminals, and a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110135968 - Power control module and battery pack including the same: Disclosed are a power control module and a battery pack having the same. The battery pack includes a housing, a battery cell received in the housing and including a power terminal, a power control module provided at one side thereof with a first connection terminal, provided at an opposite side... Agent:

20110135971 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery comprises an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, a separator interposed between the first electrode and the second electrode for insulating the first electrode and the second electrode from each other, a first electrode tab extending from one side of the first electrode, a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110135972 - High power secondary battery system comprising asymmetric charged cells: Disclosed herein is a battery system including two or more kinds of cell lines having different charge and discharge characteristics, wherein each cell line includes one or more battery cells connected in series with each other. In the battery system according to the present invention, the battery cells of at... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110135973 - Fuel cartridge, fuel cell system, and power management method thereof: A fuel cartridge includes a plurality of chambers and a plurality of supply devices. Each of the chambers is capable of storing a first reactant. The supply devices are respectively corresponding to the chambers; and each of the supply devices is capable of supplying a second reactant to the corresponding... Agent: Young Green Energy Co.

20110135974 - System and method for monitoring electrolyte levels in a battery: A measuring device is used in conjunction with a programmable controller for monitoring electrolyte levels in the battery. According to one implementation, the measuring device is located in a battery and is configured to detect when the electrolyte level in the battery falls below a particular level. The controller is... Agent: Philadelphia Scientific

20110135975 - Battery module with sealed vent chamber: A battery module having sealed vent chamber includes a plurality of electrochemical cells each having a vent at an end thereof. The module also includes a structure defining a chamber and comprising a plurality of sockets, each socket configured to receive one of the plurality of electrochemical cells such that... Agent: Johnson Controls - Saft Advanced Power Solutions LLC

20110135976 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode; a case containing the electrode assembly; and a cap assembly coupled to the case. The cap assembly includes a cap plate and a short circuit... Agent:

20110135977 - Automatic battery-overcharge power disconnection device and battery using the same: An automatic battery-overcharge power disconnection device electrically coupled to a battery includes an insulating frame, a space formed by enclosing edges of the frame, two grooves formed on a lateral edge of the frame, a flexible board installed at another opposite lateral edge of the frame, an opening formed at... Agent:

20110135978 - Battery with housing and degassing system: A battery housing for a hybrid vehicle battery includes a degassing system on a floor of the housing. The degassing system includes a base body configured for attachment to the floor, where the base body includes an opening in an upper section and is at least partially permeable to a... Agent: Johnson Controls Hybrid And Recycling Gmbh

20110135979 - Lead-acid battery: There is provided a lead-acid battery in which the joint state between a lid body and a lid body cover can be checked based on both the joint state between a protruding portion in the periphery of a second exhaust hole and a joining portion of the lid body cover,... Agent:

20110135980 - Battery cell and monitoring device for assembled battery: A battery cell includes a power generating element, an electrode connected to the power generating element and configured to electrically connect the power generating element to outside, and an exterior member configured to cover the power generating element. The exterior member includes an insulating layer and a conductive layer, and... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110135982 - Negative electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and fabrication method thereof, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A negative electrode, whose tensile strength is 15 N/cm or lower when the percentage elongation in the longitudinal direction is 1%, is used in a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including: a flat electrode group 10 including a positive electrode, the negative electrode and a separator; and a non-aqueous electrolyte, which... Agent:

20110135981 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for fabricating the same: A negative electrode of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a negative electrode current collector (21A) and a negative electrode active material layer (21B). The negative electrode current collector (21A) has a thickness of greater than or equal to 20 μm and less than or equal to 50 μm. The... Agent:

20110135983 - Battery cover latching mechanism and portable electronic device using the same: A battery cover latching mechanism and a portable electronic device using the same are provided. The portable electronic device includes a housing, a battery, and a battery cover latching mechanism detachably fixing the battery cover to the housing. The battery cover latching mechanism includes a latching piece assembled to the... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110135984 - Safety device for electric and hybrid electric vehicle energy storage systems: It involves the use of voltage disconnect devices to rapidly, manually or automatically disconnect and isolate the vehicle energy storage devices from the electrical system of the vehicle with ease and safety. The electrical power source may be a battery, a battery pack, a capacitor or other device which may... Agent:

20110135986 - Assembled battery and toroidal cell used in the same: An assembled battery with a high capacity, comprising a plurality of unit cells electrically connected with one another in parallel, the unit cells each having a through-hole and being of toroidal shape, and the plurality of unit cells are arranged in a nested manner such that one unit cell is... Agent: Tsinghua University

20110135985 - Secondary battery module and battery spacer of secondary battery module: A secondary battery module and a battery spacer, the secondary battery module including a plurality of unit cells; and a battery spacer between the unit cells, the battery spacer including a base portion, the base portion including a portion contacting a large side surface of a unit cell, a wing... Agent:

20110135988 - Battery separator and battery using the same: The present invention relates to a battery separator including: a porous substrate; and a layer of a crosslinked polymer supported on at least one surface of the porous substrate, in which the crosslinked polymer is obtained by reacting (a) a reactive polymer having, in the molecule thereof, a first reactive... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20110135989 - Battery separator and battery using the same: The present invention relates to a battery separator including: a porous substrate; and a layer of a crosslinked polymer supported on at least one surface of the porous substrate, in which the crosslinked polymer is obtained by reacting (a) a reactive polymer having, in the molecule thereof, a reactive group... Agent: Ntto Denko Corporation

20110135987 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery including: a positive electrode including a positive electrode active material layer; a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material layer; an electrolyte; and an inorganic insulating separator coating layer coated on at least one of the active material layers. The sizes and shapes of the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110135990 - Sodium secondary battery: Disclosed is a sodium secondary battery. The sodium secondary battery comprises a first electrode and a second electrode comprising a carbonaceous material. The carbonaceous material satisfies one or more requirements selected from the group consisting of requirements 1, 2, 3 and 4. Requirement 1: R value (=ID/IG) obtained by Raman... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20110135991 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and separator: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The separator includes a substrate layer and a surface layer formed on at least one principal plane of the substrate layer, the surface layer contains polyvinylidene... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110135992 - Battery module and battery pack including the same: A battery module and battery pack, the battery module including a pair of end plates facing each other; a plurality of battery units arranged in a first direction between the end plates; a first side plate extending along a first side of the plurality of battery units, the first side... Agent:

20110135993 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a plurality of battery cells and having improved battery lifetime. The battery pack includes a holder case defining a plurality of cell spaces; and a plurality of battery cells are accommodated in a pattern in a portion of the plurality of cell spaces, wherein some of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110135994 - Middle or large-sized battery module: Disclosed herein is a middle- or large-sized battery module comprising: a battery cell stack including a plurality of battery cells or unit modules electrically connected with each other; a first module case constructed in a structure to entirely surround one side end of the battery cell stack and to partially... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110135996 - Electrode assembly block and method of manufacturing the same, and secondary battery and method of manufacturing the same: An electrode assembly block includes a first electrode plate including a first electrode collector plate and a first electrode tab; a first separator on a bottom surface of the first electrode plate and a second separator on a top surface of the first electrode plate, to cover the first electrode... Agent:

20110135997 - Secondary battery, battery pack including secondary battery, and method for fabricating secondary battery: The disclosed secondary battery is a flat secondary battery 10 including an electrode group 1 which is sealed in a laminate case 9 made of laminate films, and includes a positive electrode including a positive electrode current collector carrying thereon a positive electrode material mixture layer containing a positive electrode... Agent:

20110135995 - Stack type electrode assembly and lithium ion secondary battery having the same: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly and a pouch housing the electrode assembly. The electrode assembly includes a first negative electrode collector plate having a first negative electrode non-coating portion, a first positive electrode collector plate having a first positive electrode non-coating portion and which is in correspondence with... Agent:

20110136001 - Negative electrode active material for lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion secondary battery using the same: A negative electrode active material which is low-cost and has a high energy density, and a lithium ion secondary battery using such a negative electrode active material are provided. The lithium ion secondary battery uses, as the negative electrode active material, an orthorhombic-system metal composite oxide represented by the formula... Agent:

20110135999 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes a case; an electrode assembly housed in the case, wherein the electrode assembly includes a first electrode, a second electrode and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode; and a support plate between the electrode assembly and the case, the support plate having... Agent:

20110136000 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes: a case; an electrode assembly housed in the case and including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode, the first electrode having a coated portion coated with a first active material and an uncoated portion absent... Agent:

20110135998 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a case comprising a body having a cavity and a cover sealed to the body; and an electrode assembly in the cavity, the electrode assembly including a first electrode plate having a coated portion coated with a first active material and an uncoated portion not coated... Agent:

20110136002 - Rechargeable secondary battery having improved safety against puncture and collapse: Disclosed is a secondary battery having improved safety against puncture and collapse. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode, a case receiving the electrode assembly, a cap plate coupled to the case,... Agent:

20110136003 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes a case; an electrode assembly housed in the case and having a first substantially planar surface, a second substantially planar surface and a connecting portion connecting the substantially planar surfaces; and a support plate between the case and the electrode assembly, wherein the support plate is... Agent:

20110136004 - Rechargeable battery: A secondary battery includes a case; an electrode assembly housed in the case, wherein the electrode assembly includes a first electrode, a second electrode and a separator between the first and second electrodes, wherein the first electrode has a coating portion coated with an active material and a non-coating portion... Agent:

20110136005 - Vitamin b12 iron battery: A portable, rechargeable, and environmentally benign energy system, having an Iron Electrode (21) and a multitude of B12 molecules (41). The chemical energy is produced by the exchange of Cyanide Ions between Iron and Cobalt. The B12 molecules, having Cobalt atoms as part of their structure, provides an environmentally benign... Agent:

20110136006 - Non-aqueous electrolytic solution and lithium secondary battery: The present invention provides a non-aqueous electrolytic solution for a lithium secondary battery, wherein the lithium secondary battery includes, as a cathode active material, a composite oxide in which at least 35% by mole of a transition metal included in the composite oxide is manganese, and wherein the non-aqueous electrolytic... Agent: Mitsui Chemicals Inc.

20110136007 - Submicron-scale and lower-micron graphitic fibrils as an anode active material for a lithium ion battery: The present invention provides a lithium ion battery anode material comprising a submicron-scaled graphitic fibril having a diameter or thickness less than 1 μm but greater than 100 nm, wherein the fibril is obtained by splitting a micron-scaled carbon fiber or graphite fiber along the fiber axis direction. This type... Agent:

20110136008 - Lithium-ion secondary battery, anode for lithium-ion secondary battery, power tool, electric vehicle and energy storage system: A lithium-ion secondary battery allowed to improve cycle characteristics and initial charge-discharge characteristics is provided. The lithium-ion secondary battery includes: a cathode; an anode including an anode active material layer; and an electrolytic solution. The anode active material layer includes an anode active material and an inorganic compound, and the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110136010 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes: a positive electrode 4 including a positive electrode current collector and a positive electrode material mixture layer containing a positive electrode active material and a binder and provided on the positive electrode current collector; a negative electrode 5; a porous insulating layer 6 interposed... Agent:

20110136009 - Rechargeable battery using an aqueous binder: A battery includes a positive electrode mix having a positive electrode active material, a water soluble binder including a poly (acrylonitrile-co-acrylamide) polymer and water, and a conductive additive. The battery also includes a negative electrode mix having a negative electrode active material, a water soluble binder including a poly (acrylonitrile-co-acrylamide)... Agent: International Battery, Inc.

20110136011 - Positive electrode active element and lithium secondary battery: A positive electrode active material containing a large number of crystal grains which contain, by 70 areal % or more, primary particles of non-octahedral shape, having particle diameters of 5 to 20 μm, and composed of lithium manganate of spinel structure containing lithium and manganese as the constituent elements.... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20110136012 - Lithium secondary battery manufacturing method and lithium secondary battery: A negative electrode active material layer 3 containing at least one element selected from the group consisting of silicon, germanium, and tin is formed on a negative electrode collector 1. A negative electrode 11 is prepared by forming a lithium metal layer on the negative electrode active material layer 3.... Agent:

20110136014 - Lithium metal phosphate/carbon nanocomposites as cathode active materials for rechargeable lithium batteries: A process for the synthesis of lithium metal phosphate/carbon nanocomposites as cathode active materials in rechargeable electrochemical cells comprising mixing and reacting precursors of lithium, transition metal(s) and phosphate with high surface area activated carbon, preferably phosphorylated carbon.... Agent: Dow Global Technologies LLC

20110136013 - Material for coating a positive electrode of a lithium-ion battery and a method for making the same: A method is disclosed for coating a positive active material of a lithium-ion battery. The method includes the step of dissolving at least one salt that contains a coating metal in a solvent to provide a solution, the step of dissolving a lithium-containing positive active material in the solution and... Agent: Dongguan Amperex Technology Co., Ltd.

20110136015 - Method of producing negative electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, negative electrode, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the same: A method of producing a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery of the present invention includes the steps of: (1) producing a negative electrode precursor by applying a negative electrode slurry including graphite particles and a binder onto a negative electrode core material and drying the same to form a negative electrode... Agent:

20110136016 - Polymer blend proton exchange membrane and method for manufacturing the same: The present invention relates to a polymer blend proton exchange membrane comprising a soluble polymer and a sulfonated polymer, wherein the soluble polymer is at least one polymer selected from the group consisting of polysulfone, polyethersulfone and polyvinylidene fluoride, the sulfonated polymer is at least one polymer selected from the... Agent: Beijing Prudent Century Technology Co., Ltd.

20110136017 - High capacity anodes: A novel anode for a lithium battery cell is provided. The anode contains silicon nanoparticles embedded in a solid polymer electrolyte. The electrolyte can also act as a binder for the silicon nanoparticles. A plurality of voids is dispersed throughout the solid polymer electrolyte. The anode may also contain electronically... Agent: Seeo, Inc

20110136018 - Non-aqueous electrolytic solution, lithium secondary battery and method for producing same, and mixed-type non-aqueous electrolytic solution: The present invention provides a non-aqueous electrolytic solution including an organosilicon compound having a metal atom, a phosphorus atom or a boron atom, and a fluorine-containing alkali metal salt, wherein the content of a fluorinated organosilicon compound generated by reaction of the organosilicon compound and the fluorine-containing alkali metal salt... Agent: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

20110136019 - Lithium ion battery with high voltage electrolytes and additives: Desirable electrolyte compositions are described that are suitable for high voltage lithium ion batteries with a rated charge voltage at least about 4.45 volts. The electrolyte compositions can comprise ethylene carbonate and solvent composition selected from the group consisting of dimethyl carbonate, methyl ethyl carbonate, γ-butyrolactone, γ-valerolactone or a combination... Agent:

20110136020 - Multi-element concentrator system: A novel concentrator system is described, which increases the efficiency of collecting and concentrating sunlight energy onto a target. This method uses an array of small movable reflective or refractive concentrator components that can move via a feedback mechanism which tracks the sun and concentrates the suns energy on to... Agent:

20110136021 - Cathode design: A cathode for a fuel cell comprising a catalyst layer; a backing layer mounted to an aperture in a fuel chamber of said fuel cell; 1) wherein said catalyst layer is mounted to the backing layer on a face opposed to the aperture, so as to be in fluid communication... Agent: National University Of Singapore

20110136022 - Fuel cell, method for producing fuel cell, electronic apparatus, enzyme-immobilized electrode, biosensor, energy-conversion element, cells, organelles, and bacteria: Enzymes 13 and 14 and a coenzyme 15 necessary for an enzyme reaction are enclosed in liposome 12, and the liposome 12 is immobilized on a surface of an electrode composed of porous carbon or the like to form an enzyme-immobilized electrode. An antibiotic 16 is bonded to a bimolecular... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110136023 - Integrated hydride air accumulator system and method for manufacturing the same: The present invention relates to an integrated hydride air accumulator system and method for manufacturing the same. More specifically, the present invention relates to an integrated hydride/air accumulator with an air electrode, a hydride storage and a counter electrode conductively connected with the hydride storage which is in electrical contact... Agent:

20110136024 - Multifunctional material comprising a highly porous carbon structure with nanoscale mixed metal oxide deposits for catalysis: An oxygen electrode is created by forming a nanoscopic coating or nanoscopic deposits of mixed metal oxides as catalysts on a pre-formed, highly porous binder-free carbon structure. The highly porous carbon structure performs a role in the synthesis of the mixed oxide catalyst deposits as well as in providing a... Agent:

20110136025 - Fuel cell system: An object of the invention is to provide a fuel cell system capable of performing a stable start-up operation with stable combustion in a burner unit. At the start-up operation of the fuel cell system, out of raw gas components adsorbed to the catalysts filled in a fuel processor, an... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110136027 - Fuel processing systems with thermally integrated componentry: Hydrogen-producing assemblies, fuel cell systems including the same, methods of producing hydrogen gas, and methods of powering an energy-consuming device. Hydrogen-producing assemblies may include a monolithic body that defines at least a reforming conduit, and in some embodiments a plurality of reforming conduits, in which a feed stream is catalyzed... Agent: Idatech, LLC

20110136026 - Hybrid power plant system for vehicles: A vehicle power plant includes a high temperature PEM fuel cell system operatively connected to a battery pack. A power conditioner is operatively connected between the PEM fuel cell system and the battery pack. The system can include a fuel processor, such as a steam reformer or an autothermal reformer.... Agent: Enerfuel Inc.

20110136028 - Fuel cell system and control method of the same: Features is a fuel cell system including: a stack consisting of a plurality of unit cells generating electrical energy by means of electrochemical reaction of a fuel and an oxidizing agent; a fuel supply connected to the stack through a first connecting line to supply the fuel to the stack;... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20110136029 - Fuel cell and temperature measurement method: A fuel cell and a temperature measurement method capable of directly measuring average temperature of a power generation unit and preventing dropout of a temperature detecting device are provided. A cathode plate for fixing the position of a power generation unit is set to be in contact with the power... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110136030 - High temperature pem fuel cell with thermal management system: A high temperature proton exchange medium (PEM) fuel stack system includes features for enhancing the thermal management of the fuel cell. The fuel cell can include a plurality of membrane-electrode-assemblies (MEA) separated by bipolar plates. The upper and lower edges of the bipolar plates are configured such that a plurality... Agent: Enerfuel, Inc.

20110136031 - Fuel cell system and electronic device: According to an embodiment, in a fuel cell system, a power generator generates electric power with fuel in a fuel cell unit, first and second temperature detectors detect an ambient temperature and a generator temperature of a power generator in the fuel cell unit, respectively. A storage unit stores control... Agent:

20110136032 - Fuel cell system and electronic device: A fuel cell system with which flooding phenomenon of a fuel vaporization section is able to be suppressed without losing power generation characteristics is provided. In a fuel pump, upper limit frequency at which opening/closing operation of check valves is enabled is lower than mechanical resonance frequency of a piezoelectric... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110136033 - Fuel cell devices: A fuel cell module may include a membrane electrode assembly two gas diffusion layers, two current collectors, two sealing members, and a fluid flow plate assembly. The membrane electrode assembly may include at least one membrane for fuel cell reactions, and the two gas diffusion layers may be respectively coupled... Agent:

20110136034 - Gas distributor device: A gas distributor device for a fuel cell arrangement is provided. The device has a number of fuel cells with a gas distributor combined to form a fuel cell stack. The stack features a inner side and an outer side, a supporting structure or supporting device and a sealing device.... Agent: Mtu Onsite Energy Gmbh

20110136035 - Fuel cell using uv curable sealant: A fuel cell is disclosed that includes a cathode, an anode and an electrode assembly, each including lateral surfaces that adjoin one another. The electrode assembly is arranged between the cathode and anode. Each of the cathode, the anode and the electrode assembly include perimeter surfaces transverse to the lateral... Agent:

20110136036 - Carbon catalyst, method for producing carbon catalyst, fuel cell, electricity storage device, and use of carbon catalyst: A carbon catalyst has nitrogen introduced therein. The value of energy peak area ratio of a first nitrogen atom whose electron in the is orbital has a binding energy of 398.5±1.0 eV to a second nitrogen atom whose electron in the is orbital has a binding energy of 401±1.0 eV... Agent: Masaharu Oshima

20110136038 - Electrolyte membrane/electrode structure and fuel cell: An electrolyte membrane/electrode structure constituting a fuel cell comprises a solid polymer electrolyte membrane, an anode side electrode and a cathode side electrode sandwiching the solid polymer electrolyte membrane. The anode side electrode is provided with an electrode catalyst layer and a gas diffusion layer abutting on one side of... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110136037 - Fuel cell and manufacturing method of the fuel cell: In order to prevent an electrolyte membrane from being broken, and make an assembling steps of a cell easy, in a fuel cell provided with a membrane electrode complex in which catalyst layers are respectively arranged on both surfaces of a electrolyte membrane, first and second gas diffusion layers which... Agent: Nok Corporation And Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110136039 - Membrane electrode assembly and methods for making same: A membrane electrode assembly manufacturing method that includes: (a) forming a first electrode on a first release paper and a second electrode on a second release paper corresponding to the first electrode; (b) forming first incision parts in the first release paper at a predetermined interval along the first electrode's... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20110136040 - Sulfonated poly(arylene ether) copolymers and related polymer electrolyte membranes and fuel cells: The present invention relates to a sulfonated poly(arylene ether) copolymer, a manufacturing method thereof and a polymer electrolyte membrane for fuel cell using the same.... Agent: Dongjin Semichem Co., Ltd.

20110136041 - Sulfonated poly(arylene ether) copolymers and related polymer electrolyte membranes and fuel cells: The present invention relates to a sulfonated poly(arylene ether) copolymer, a manufacturing method thereof and a polymer electrolyte membrane for fuel cell using the same.... Agent: Dongjin Semichem Co., Ltd.

20110136042 - Fluid flow plate assemblies: A fluid flow plate assembly may include a first manifold, a second manifold, and at least one fluid flow channel coupled between the first manifold and the second manifold. The first manifold has a fluid inlet for receiving an incoming fluid and extends along a first direction to provide a... Agent:

20110136043 - Modularized fuel cell devices and fluid flow plate assemblies: A fuel cell module may include a membrane electrode assembly, two gas diffusion layers, two current collectors, two sealing members, a fluid flow plate assembly. The fluid flow plate assembly may include a first manifold, a second manifold, and a fluid flow channel. The membrane electrode assembly may include at... Agent:

20110136044 - Gas diffusion layer for fuel cell applications: A gas diffusion layer (GDL) for fuel cell applications that can prevented channels of a bipolar plate from being intruded. The gas diffusion layer is manufactured by cutting a GDL material at a certain angle such that a machine direction of the inherent high stiffness of the GDL material is... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20110136045 - Current collector plates of bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys: Collector plates made of bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys, the bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys providing ruggedness, lightweight structure, excellent resistance to chemical and environmental effects, and low-cost manufacturing, and methods of making such collector plates from such bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys are provided.... Agent:

20110136047 - Fuel cell catalyst support with boron carbide-coated metal oxides/phosphates and method of manufacturing same: A fuel cell catalyst support includes a support structure having a metal oxide and/or a metal phosphate coated with a layer of boron carbide. Example metal oxides include titanium oxide, zirconium oxide, tungsten oxide, tantalum oxide, niobium oxide and oxides of yttrium, molybdenum, indium, and tin and their phosphates. A... Agent:

20110136046 - Fuel cell catalyst support with fluoride-doped metal oxides/phosphates and method of manufacturing same: A fuel cell catalyst support includes a fluoride-doped metal oxide/phosphate support structure and a catalyst layer, supported on such fluoride-doped support structure. In one example, the support structure is a sub-stechiometric titanium oxide and/or indium-tin oxide (ITO) partially coated or mixed with a fluoride-doped metal oxide or metal phosphate. In... Agent:

  
06/02/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20110129695 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a bare cell having a pair of first side portions, a pair of second side portions, and a pair of plane portions, each of which are opposite to each other. The second side portions and the plane portions are connected to ends of the first side... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129696 - Battery pack: There is provided a battery pack in which a pair of ribs are formed at an inner frame to extend toward plane portions of a bare cell, so that the inner frame can be fixed at the exact position of the bare cell. In one embodiment, a battery pack includes... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129699 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a bare cell, the bare cell having a pair of first side portions opposite to each other, a pair of second side portions opposite to each other, and a pair of plane portions opposite to each other, the second side portions and the plane portions being... Agent:

20110129700 - Battery pack: A battery pack that easily replaces a protective circuit module according to a capacitance of battery cells and an external environment and including a commonly usable protective circuit module irrespective of an outer appearance of the battery pack. The battery pack includes a plurality of battery cells, a battery case... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129694 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery having a protecting circuit module (PCM) and a secondary protection device. The battery includes a metal tab of the PCM and a metal tab of the secondary protection device that are connected to each other on the top of the PCM. One or more of the tabs... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129697 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a protection circuit module (PCM) electrically connected to a bare cell. The bare cell is wrapped with a first sheet, a water permeable second sheet placed on the first sheet, and a submergence label placed between the first sheet and the water permeable second sheet. The... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129701 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery is disclosed. In one embodiment, the secondary battery includes i) a first electrode plate having two opposing surfaces, wherein the first electrode plate comprises a first electrode collector and a first electrode coating portion disposed on at least one of the two surfaces of the first electrode... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129698 - Secondary battery and method of manufacturing the same: A secondary battery and a method of manufacturing the same, the secondary battery including a bare cell for charging and discharging electricity; a protective circuit module for protecting the bare cell; an upper case, the upper case being coupled to the protective circuit module and disposed at an upper part... Agent:

20110129702 - Secondary battery and battery pack using the same: A secondary battery and a battery pack using the same. A secondary battery includes a pouch case containing an electrode assembly therein; an electrode terminal connected to the electrode assembly and including a side end exposed outside the pouch case; and a vent forming unit coupled to the pouch case... Agent:

20110129703 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a hollow hexahedral casing includes a first panel having first supporting holes; and a second panel having second supporting holes formed at locations corresponding to locations of the first supporting holes; and includes a plurality of secondary batteries. First ends of the secondary batteries are supported... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129704 - Battery pack: A battery pack including: a case in which a plurality of batteries are received; an electrode tab to connect the batteries to form one unit; and a data wire having a first end connected to the electrode tab, to act as a signal transmitting line of the plurality of batteries.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129705 - Battery pack for preventing damage due to external shock: A battery pack is capable of preventing problems from occurring due to the damage of a secondary battery when external shock is applied. The battery pack includes battery cells serially coupled, coupled in parallel, or coupled in a combination of series and parallel, a shock detecting unit for detecting external... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129706 - Lithium-ion secondary battery: A lithium-ion secondary battery includes: a winding body in a coil formation at a battery container, the winding body wrapping a cathode film in which lithium ions store and from which lithium ions extract and a anode film in which lithium ions store and from which lithium ions extract, and... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20110129712 - Mandrel with drive member for electrochemical cells: A mandrel for an electrochemical cell includes an elongated hollow tube. At least one drive member is provided at an end of the hollow tube and is configured to receive a driver in order to rotate the mandrel. The drive member is configured to electrically insulate the hollow tube from... Agent: Johnson Controls - Saft Advanced Power Solutions LLC

20110129709 - Pouch type secondary battery with safety member: A pouch type secondary battery including a safety member. The pouch type secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including first and second electrode plates having opposite electrical polarities and a first separator between the first and second electrode plates; and a safety member including a first conductive plate located on... Agent:

20110129708 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly in which a separator is arranged between a positive electrode and a negative electrode, an electrolyte disposed in the electrode assembly, a can accommodating the electrode assembly and the electrolyte, an upper insulation plate disposed on an upper portion of the electrode assembly... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129707 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly. The electrode assembly includes a first electrode including a plurality of first electrode tabs extending to a side of the first electrode, a second electrode including a plurality of second electrode tabs extending to a side of the second electrode, and a separator... Agent:

20110129711 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including: an electrode assembly including a plurality of first and second electrode plates, and a plurality of separators between the first and second electrode plates; a first electrode tab on the first electrode plate, and a second electrode tab on the second electrode plate; a case housing... Agent:

20110129710 - Wound electrochemical device and manufacturing method thereof: A resin layer RN is bonded to a corner of the other end of at least one of an anode electrode A and a cathode electrode K and an outer edge of a corner of the other end of the other of the anode electrode A and the cathode electrode... Agent: Tdk Corporation

20110129713 - Portable electronic device with battery cover: A portable electronic device includes a base defining a battery compartment, a cover, an operating element, a latching element, and an ejecting element. The cover is configured for covering the battery compartment and pivotably attached to the base. The latching element is attached to the cover. The ejecting element attaches... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110129714 - Semiconductor wire array structures, and solar cells and photodetectors based on such structures: A structure comprising an array of semiconductor structures, an infill material between the semiconductor materials, and one or more light-trapping elements is described. Photoconverters and photoelectrochemical devices based on such structure also described.... Agent:

20110129715 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly having a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator interposed between the first electrode and the second electrode; an electrode tab electrically connecting the electrode assembly to an external device; a case accommodating the electrode assembly therein and sealed so that the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129716 - U-type battery pack for electric vehicle: A battery pack for an electric vehicle has a cooling structure in which a coolant introduced through a first cooling channel cools cells and is then discharged through a second cooling channel. The cooling structure has a U-type structure in which the coolant is introduced and discharged in opposite directions.... Agent:

20110129717 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including a bare cell. The bare cell includes an exposed electrode tab and a lead line welded to the electrode tab and configured to electrically connect the bare cell to a device electrically connected to the lead line. The lead line includes a welding region and a... Agent:

20110129718 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery including the same: An electrode assembly and a secondary battery including the same. The electrode assembly includes a plurality of alternately disposed positive electrode plates and negative electrode plates, separators disposed between the positive electrode plates and the negative electrode plates, a plurality of positive electrode tabs formed in the plurality of positive... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129719 - Battery pack and battery pack stack: A battery pack includes battery cells, each including a first conductive terminal and a second conductive terminal, the battery cells being arrayed from a first side to a second side of the battery pack. A first conductive tab electrically connects the first conductive terminals of the battery cells to each... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129720 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery is constructed with a plurality of electrode assemblies disposed at a distance from each other, a first current collecting plate disposed at one side of the plurality of electrode assemblies, a second current collecting plate disposed at an opposite side of the plurality of the electrode assemblies,... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129721 - Reserve power supply with electrode plates clipping with auxiliary conductors: The present invention relates to one or more electrode plates, which are installed with collecting current terminals at two or more sides thereof, clipping with an auxiliary conductor made of the material with conductivity better than that of the electrode plates; in which collecting current terminals are installed at two... Agent:

20110129722 - Flat secondary battery and method of manufacturing the same: the peripheral areas of both surfaces of the separator are bonded to the bonding areas of the positive-electrode current-collector sheet and the negative-electrode current-collector sheet to maintain a state in which an area of the negative-electrode active-material layer entirely covers an area of the positive-electrode active-material layer so that a... Agent:

20110129723 - All-solid-state lithium secondary battery: A safe and highly-reliable all-solid-state lithium secondary battery using a sulfide-based solid electrolyte material which can restrain generation of hydrogen sulfide gas, in case a large amount of water is entered into a battery case by an accident such as submersion associated with a breakage of the container. An all-solid-state... Agent:

20110129724 - Expandable battery compartment for handheld electronic devices: In a portable electronic device having a battery compartment and a removeable cover therefor, the battery compartment and cover are configured to accommodate batteries of at least two different sizes.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110129725 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery according to the present invention includes a polymer cell in which insulating wing portions are provided on lead tabs and a top case assembled to the polymer cell and having an evasion portion to reduce interference with the insulating wing portions. A secondary battery can reduce interference... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129726 - Electrochemical device and manufacturing method thereof: An electrochemical device according to the present invention has an outer package including a metal film; a battery element enclosed in the outer package; resin layers provided at least inside a sealing region of the outer package; and a lead extending from the battery element through between the resin layers... Agent: Tdk Corporation

20110129728 - Protection tape and secondary battery having the same: A protection tape for sealing a sealing portion of a flexible outer casing of a secondary battery includes a base material having a predetermined width and a length larger than the width. An adhesive layer is formed on the base material. A bending portion is formed along a length direction... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110129727 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including: an electrode assembly including a plurality of first and second electrode plates and a plurality of separators between the first and second electrode plates; a first electrode tab on each of the first electrode plates; a second electrode tab on each of the second electrode plates;... Agent:

20110129729 - Electrode active material having core-shell structure: Disclosed is an electrode active material having a core-shell structure, which includes: (a) a core capable of intercalating and deintercalating lithium ions; and (b) a shell including a polymer or an oligomer having a glass transition temperature of 25° C. or less when impregnated with an electrolyte, wherein a surface... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110129730 - Secondary battery and carbon ink for conductive auxiliary layer of the same: A secondary battery using a polymer radical material and a conducting additive in which the performance of a conductive auxiliary layer is further improved and the internal resistance is reduced, thereby achieving a higher output. Specifically disclosed is a secondary battery in which at least one of a positive electrode... Agent: Nec Corporation

20110129731 - Electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery: Disclosed is an electrode for a lithium-ion secondary battery in which a porous membrane containing an oxide particle having a particle size of 5 nm or more to 100 nm or less is layered on an electrode active material layer; a slurry for a porous membrane comprising an oxide particle... Agent:

20110129732 - Compressed powder 3d battery electrode manufacturing: Embodiments of the invention contemplate forming an electrochemical device and device components, such as a battery cell or supercapacitor, using thin-film or layer deposition processes and other related methods for forming the same. In one embodiment, a battery bi-layer cell is provided. The battery bi-layer cell comprises an anode structure... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.

20110129733 - Negative electrode for lithium battery and lithium battery including negative electrode: A negative electrode for a lithium battery and a lithium battery including the negative electrode, the negative electrode including: a matrix of a Sn grain and a metal M grain; and a carbon-based material grown on the matrix.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd

20110129734 - Cathode material for lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion secondary battery using it: A lithium ion secondary battery according to the present invention uses a cathode material obtained by mixing a first cathode active substance represented by a compositional formula: Lix1Nia1Mnb1COc1O2 (in which 0.2≦x1≦1.2, 0.6≦a1≦0.9, 0.05≦b1≦0.3, 0.05≦c1≦0.3, and a1+b1+c1=1.0); and a second cathode active substance represented by a compositional formula: Lix2Nia2Mnb2COc2MdO2 (in which... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20110129735 - Method of manufacturing active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte battery, negative electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte battery, and non-aqueous electrolyte battery employing the negative electrode: A method of manufacturing an active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte battery, the active material containing a lithium-containing vanadium oxide, is provided. The active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte battery is washed with water or an acidic aqueous solution. By dissolving pentavalent vanadium, which is toxic, in water or an... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110129736 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes: a positive electrode 4 including a positive electrode current collector and a positive electrode material mixture layer containing a positive electrode active material and a binder and provided on the positive electrode current collector; a negative electrode 5; a porous insulating layer 6 interposed... Agent:

20110129737 - Composite separator for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell and method for manufacturing the same: For this purpose, the present invention provides a method for manufacturing a composite separator for a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell, the method including: preparing a prepreg as a continuous carbon fiber-reinforced composite and a graphite foil; allowing the cut prepreg and graphite foil to pass through a stacking/compression roller... Agent: Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

20110129738 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The nonaqueous electrolyte contains a solvent, an electrolyte salt and an additive. Also, the additive includes an aromatic nitrile compound having two or more nitrogen atoms.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110129739 - Air secondary battery: A main object of the present invention is to provide an air secondary battery that can lower a charging voltage in an air secondary battery using a nonaqueous liquid electrolyte. The object is attained by providing an air secondary battery comprising: an air cathode having an air cathode layer containing... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110129741 - Fuel cell system and fuel cell automotive vehicle: A fuel cell system that is compact and has stabilized performance is provided. The fuel cell system includes two fuel cell stacks or a first fuel cell stack (31) and a second fuel cell stack (32), a high-pressure hydrogen tank (11) as a hydrogen supplying device for supplying hydrogen to... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110129740 - Membrane humidifier for fuel cell: In preferred aspect, the present invention features a membrane humidifier for a fuel cell which can control the amount of air flow and the amount of humidification based on the amount of water produced in a fuel cell stack according to a power level of the fuel cell stack while... Agent: Kia Motors Corporation

20110129742 - Nonequilibrium chemovoltaic fuel cell: A chemovoltaic cell converts chemical energy generated by an in-situ molecular hydrogen oxidation reaction into electrical energy by creating a chemically induced nonequilibrium electron population on a catalytic surface of a Schottky structure, followed by charge separation and electric power generation using the Schottky contact.... Agent: The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois

20110129743 - Catalyst for generating hydrogen and method for generating hydrogen: c

20110129745 - Fuel cell systems and methods for providing power and cooling to an energy-consuming device: Fuel cell systems and methods for providing power to an energy-consuming device and cooling of the energy-consuming device utilizing the endothermic process of desorbing hydrogen gas from a hydride bed. Fuel cell systems include a fuel cell stack, a hydrogen storage device having a volume of a hydrogen storage material,... Agent: Idatech, LLC

20110129744 - Thermal management system for high-temperature fuel cell: A thermal management system for high-temperature fuel cell mainly comprises a first mixer to introduce external fuel to a reformer, a reformer to adjust the gaseous fuel to a proper composition ratio and output the fuel to the anode input of the fuel cell, a second mixer to introduce external... Agent:

20110129746 - Thermal management system for high-temperature fuel cell: A thermal management system for high-temperature fuel cell mainly comprises a first mixer to introduce external fuel to a reformer, a reformer to adjust the gaseous fuel to a proper composition ratio and output the fuel to the anode input of the fuel cell, a second mixer to introduce external... Agent:

20110129747 - Fuel cell device having a liquid soak up region: The fuel cell device includes an electrode assembly. A gas diffusion layer is on each side of the electrode assembly. A solid, non-porous plate is adjacent each of the gas diffusion layers. A hydrophilic soak up region is near an inlet portion of at least one of the gas diffusion... Agent: Utc Power Corporation

20110129750 - Direct methanol fuel cell and electronic device: According to one embodiment, a fuel cell, includes a stack includes blocks, each of the blocks includes direct methanol type cells, a connection module configured to switch between connection and disconnection between a block of the blocks and a load, according to an instruction, a voltage value detector configured to... Agent:

20110129751 - Fuel cell system and method for recovering performance of a fuel cell: A fuel cell system is provided having at least one fuel cell including an oxidant electrode, a fuel electrode, and an electrolyte membrane interposed between the oxidant electrode and the fuel electrode. The fuel cell system includes a temperature detector which detects a temperature of the fuel cell and a... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110129749 - Multi-point fuel cell voltage monitor: A fuel cell voltage monitor (12a, 12b, 40, 140, 440) detects and may respond to, a problematic operating condition at or near a fuel cell (10) or within a subset (n) of fuel cells, as in a fuel cell stack assembly (110). Two or more co-planar, spaced voltage leads or... Agent:

20110129748 - Operational method of fuel cell: According to embodiments of the invention, an operational method of a fuel cell is provided. The method includes providing a fuel cell used to provide output power to a load, measuring an initial average voltage of the output power provided by the fuel cell, measuring a first average voltage of... Agent: Nan Ya PCb Corp.

20110129752 - Connection of chemical or thermal reactors: The invention relates to the connection of one or more thermal and/or chemical reactors, particularly fuel cells, to an adjacent component or between two reactors or between two components, the reactors having a preferred operating temperature range, particularly between 400 and 1100° C., characterized in that said connection is provided... Agent:

20110129753 - Coolant demineralizer for a fuel cell vehicle: The present invention provides a coolant demineralizer for a fuel cell vehicle, which removes ions, released from a pipe, from coolant of a fuel cell stack. In preferred embodiments, the present invention provides a coolant demineralizer suitably configured to reduce the occurrence of differential pressure due to an ion resin... Agent: Kia Motors Corporation

20110129754 - Structure for forming a solid oxide fuel cell stack: A solid oxide fuel cell system comprising a plurality of electrochemically active fuel cell cassettes connected in electrical series and bonded together by a plurality of glass seals to form a fuel cell stack. A dummy cassette containing a thermocouple is disposed within the fuel cell stack. Each cassette may... Agent:

20110129755 - Power supply device and pressure regulator: According to one embodiment, a power supply device includes a fuel cell, a pipe passage, a fuel pump, a component, a tilt sensor, a pressure regulator, a pressure calculator, and a pressure controller. The fuel cell generates electric power using liquid fuel. The pipe passage supplies the liquid fuel to... Agent:

20110129756 - Interconnect for a fuel cell, a method for manufacturing an interconnect for a fuel cell: An interconnect for a fuel cell is made of pressed metal sheet. The interconnect integrates inlets and outlets, flow distributing inlet and outlet-zones seal surfaces and flow paths on both sides of the interconnect all formed and defined by discrete point or oblong protrusions made by the deformation of the... Agent:

20110129757 - Fuel cell with membrane/electrode stack perpendicular to the support substrate and method for producing: A fuel cell includes at least one stack the main elements whereof are perpendicular to a support substrate. This stack is provided with an electrolytic membrane situated between a first and second electrode. The first and second electrodes each include a catalytic layer in contact with the electrolytic membrane. Each... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20110129758 - Water electrolysis apparatus and water electrolysis system: A water electrolysis apparatus includes: a solid electrolyte film; an anode; a cathode; and a flow path. The solid electrolyte film includes a first surface and a second surface opposite side of the first surface. The anode is provided to contact with the first surface in a first surface side.... Agent: Waterware Inc.

20110129759 - Electrode for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell and method for forming membrane-electrode assembly using the same: The present invention provides an electrode for a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) and a method for forming a membrane-electrode assembly (MEA) using the same, in which carbon nanofibers are added to a catalyst layer to increase the mechanical strength of the catalyst layer and to maintain the thickness... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20110129760 - Polymer electrolyte membrane, method for producing polymer electrolyte membrane, and solid polymer fuel cell: A polymer electrolyte membrane having good resistance to radicals is provided. A polymer electrolyte membrane is characterized of containing organic/inorganic hybrid particles in which a surface of an inorganic particle, which is a radical scavenger, is modified with organic compounds in a polymer electrolyte. As the organic/inorganic hybrid particles in... Agent:

20110129761 - Fuel mixing tank and fuel cell system: A fuel mixing tank adapted for supplying fuel to a fuel cell unit of a fuel cell system is provided. The fuel mixing tank includes a storage room, a supplying pipe, and a fuel recycling pipe. The storage room is adapted for communicating with the fuel cell unit to supply... Agent: Young Green Energy Co.

20110129762 - Method of increasing hydrophilic property of crystalline carbon using surface modifier and method of preparing platinum catalyst using the same: The present invention features a method for increasing hydrophilic properties of crystalline carbon using a surface modifier and a method for preparing a Pt/C catalyst using the same. In certain preferred embodiments, the present invention features a method for increasing hydrophilic properties of crystalline carbon having water repellency by forming... Agent: Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Younsei University

20110129763 - Synthesis methods of core-shell nanoparticles on a carbon support: The present invention features a method for preparing core-shell nanoparticles supported on carbon. In particular, the present invention features a method for preparing core-shell nanoparticles supported on carbon, including: dispersing core nanoparticle powder supported on carbon in ethanol; adding a metal precursor which forms a shell and hydroquinone thereto; and... Agent: Snu R&db Foundation

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