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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process August inventions list 08/11

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08/25/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list

20110206949 - Communication device and battery pack containing communication device: A communication device includes a first JK flip-flop (FF) outputting a first output signal in response to a first input signal at a J-input and a reversed signal of the first input signal at a K-input, and a second JK FF outputting a second output signal in response to a... Agent: Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

20110206948 - Power source apparatus with electrical components disposed in the battery blocks: The power source apparatus is provided with battery blocks 50 made up of a plurality of battery cells 1 connected in battery stacks, and an outer case that holds the battery blocks 50. A block circuit board 60 to control the battery cells 1 that make up each battery stack... Agent:

20110206950 - Energy storage unit, particularly accumulator: The building of energy storage, particularly accumulators have a plurality of storage elements such as electrochemical cells, condensers, BatCaps, and the like, out of similar elements connected to one another, is known. It is disadvantageous that the storage elements largely have either distinct high-energy properties or high-power properties. A potential... Agent:

20110206952 - Determination system and determination method for determining whether metal lithium is precipitated in a lithium ion secondary battery, and vehicle equipped with the determination system: A determination system for determining whether metal lithium is precipitated in a lithium ion secondary battery includes: a discharging unit that causes the lithium ion secondary battery to perform constant current discharge until a voltage of the lithium ion secondary battery becomes a voltage corresponding to a predetermined low state... Agent:

20110206951 - Hybrid vehicle battery heater by exhaust gas recirculation: An exhaust gas recirculation circuit with an engine having an intake manifold and an exhaust manifold, a heat exchanger having an inlet in selective fluid communication with the exhaust manifold and an outlet in fluid communication with the intake manifold, wherein the heat exchanger is in a heat exchange relationship... Agent:

20110206954 - Method for controlling sodium-sulfur batteries: When charge power or discharge power of each individual sodium-sulfur battery included in a plurality of sodium-sulfur batteries becomes 1/n (n is a natural number) or less of a rated output, individual sodium-sulfur batteries are sequentially stopped. This prevents the discharge power (or the charge power) of the sodium-sulfur battery... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20110206953 - Method for controlling sodium-sulfur battery: A method for controlling a plurality of sodium-sulfur batteries that, in an interconnected system in which a power generation device that fluctuates in output and an electric power storage-compensation device are combined to supply power to an electric power system, are each included in the electric power storage-compensation device and... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20110206955 - Method for controlling sodium-sulfur battery: In a method for controlling a sodium-sulfur battery, a time of correcting or resetting a depth of discharge of the sodium-sulfur battery is determined within a predetermined period based on weather information, and the depth of discharge of the sodium-sulfur battery is corrected or reset in the determined time. According... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20110206956 - Round cell battery: A round cell battery comprising a stack of substantially cylindrically-shaped electrically conductive grid plates and two or more bus bars. One or more of the bus bars is electrically connected to outer rims of a set of alternating ones of the grid plates in the stack and to a positive... Agent: Lineage Power Corporation

20110206957 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes a battery case surrounding an electrode assembly. The battery case may include a cap plate having a vent hole, the cap plate being attached to the battery case, a vent plate disposed over and covering the vent hole, and a member protruding from an area of... Agent:

20110206958 - Sealed battery: A sealed battery (10) provided by the present invention includes: a current cut-off valve (22); and a connecting member (30) having an engagement hole (34) formed in a location adjacent to the current cut-off valve. The current cut-off valve is conductively connected to the connecting member by joining linearly to... Agent:

20110206959 - Convection battery configuration for connective carbon matrix electrode: Electrode compositions and devices (100) that incorporate the electrode compositions are provided. More specifically, electrode compositions that include carbon that provide a connective network to which metal and/or metal derivatives are deposited are provided. Convection battery devices (100) that incorporate the carbon electrode compositions are also provided.... Agent:

20110206960 - Integral manifold: A method of forming passages of an integral manifold adjacent a cell stack of a flowing electrolyte battery provides enhanced sealing between the manifold and capillary tubes of the cell stack. The method includes forming a mould cavity adjacent the cell stack, with the mould cavity open to capillary openings... Agent: Redflow Pty Ltd.

20110206963 - Inorganic oxide powder and inorganic oxide-containing slurry, and lithium ion secondary battery using the same slurry and method of producing the same: (3) porosity of a green formed body of the inorganic oxide powder prepared under a pressure within a range of 29 MPa or more and 147 MPa or less is 40% by volume or more and 80% by volume or less, an average pore diameter of the green formed body... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20110206962 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: An aspect of the invention provides a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a flattened electrode assembly in which a positive electrode plate containing lithium transition metal composite oxide as positive electrode active material, and a negative electrode plate containing carbon material able to insert and extract lithium ions as negative... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110206961 - Rapidly rechargeable battery: Design of a rapidly rechargeable gas battery is disclosed. In one embodiment, a rapidly rechargeable gas battery is constructed of a plurality of high surface area, gas adsorbing electrodes and an electrolyte, wherein, during charging operation, gases are formed and adsorbed at the plurality of electrodes such that they generate... Agent:

20110206968 - Assembled battery system: The assembled battery system according to the present invention includes at least two non-aqueous electrolyte secondary cells, each including a positive electrode that occludes and emits lithium ions, a negative electrode that occludes and emits lithium ions, and a non-aqueous electrolyte comprising an electrolyte dissolved in a non-aqueous solvent, all... Agent:

20110206967 - Battery cooling/heating structure and battery module: A battery cooling/heating structure having a plate that is brought into contact with a battery to cool and heat the battery, including a medium pipe of plural arrays that are arranged substantially in parallel on the plate and through which refrigerant medium flows to cool the battery, each of the... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110206970 - Battery module, method for fabricating the same, and temperature adjusting system: The temperature adjusting unit (5) is made of a resin-molded article in which a first flat portion (73), a second flat portion (75), and a side wall portion (77) are integrally formed. A holding portion (81) and a flow path (85) are separated by the side wall portion (77). Each... Agent:

20110206965 - Combination of heat pipe and louvered fins for air-cooling of li-ion battery cell and pack: A heat pipe is described. The heat pipe includes a heat pipe body containing a working fluid; and a louvered cooling fin adjacent to one end of the heat pipe body, the louvered cooling fin extending outward from a surface of the heat pipe body. Air-cooled battery packs containing the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110206964 - Cooling system for a battery assembly: A cooling assembly for a battery assembly including at least one conduit and at least one cooling plate, the conduit having a flexible portion to facilitate a relative movement between an inlet end and an outlet end thereof to selectively expand and contract the cooling assembly, and the cooling plate... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110206966 - Device for cooling a vehicle battery: A device for cooling a vehicle battery is provided that includes a plurality of electric storage elements, and a cooling body being flowed through by a coolant fluid, wherein at least one of the electric storage elements is fixed at least on one cooling plate in thermal contact, and wherein... Agent:

20110206969 - Overmolded thermal interface for use with a battery cooling system: A cooling manifold assembly for use in a battery pack thermal management system is provided. The cooling manifold assembly includes a coolant tube that is interposed between at least a first row of cells and a second row of cells, where the first and second rows of cells are adjacent... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.

20110206971 - Ceramic, flexible membrane providing improved adhesion to the support fleece: Ceramic or hybridic membranes have the disadvantage that, whatever the level of flexibility already achieved, they tend to crumble off the ceramic coating on bending. This is prevented by the present membranes, which comprise, on and in a polymeric nonwoven, a solidified ceramic coating which is constructed from two fractions... Agent: Degussa Ag

20110206972 - Power storage device separator: Provided is a power storage device separator that is realized in the form of a heat-resistant, solvent-resistant, and dimensionally stable thin film. Also provided is a power storage device separator that can be realized in the form of a thin film which has excellent ion permeability and low resistance, which... Agent: Tomoegawa Co., Ltd.

20110206973 - Multi-layer microporous membranes and methods for making and using such membranes: A layered microporous polymeric membrane includes a first blend region having a thickness T1, a third blend region having a thickness T3, and a second blend region located between the first and third blend regions and having a thickness T2, wherein [(T1−T2)/T1]≧0.05 and [(T3−T2)/T3]≧0.05.... Agent: Toray Tonen Specialty Separator Godo Kaisha

20110206974 - Electrode and production method thereof: An electrode includes a collector formed with a conductive resin layer and an active material layer formed on the conductive resin layer. The active material layer comprises an active material and a binder polymer, and the conductive resin layer is bonded by thermal fusion bonding to the active material layer.... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110206975 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and battery module: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including an electrode assembly, a non-aqueous electrolyte, and a substantially rectangular battery case for housing the electrode assembly and the non-aqueous electrolyte. The thickness α, the width β, and the height γ of the battery case satisfy the relation α<β≦γc. The electrode assembly includes a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110206976 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery using the same: An embodiment of the present invention provides an electrode assembly in which a plurality of electrode tabs is made more compact inside an exterior case and a secondary battery using the same. An electrode assembly according to the embodiment of the present invention includes: a plurality of first plates of... Agent:

20110206977 - Lithium secondary battery and use of same: A lithium secondary battery provided by the present invention includes an electrode body (80) having a structure in which a positive electrode (10) and a negative electrode (20) are laminated, with a separator (30) interposed therebetween, and a porous insulating layer (40) obtained by filling and molding insulating particles is... Agent:

20110206978 - Interconnection washer assembly for a battery assembly: A battery module having a washer assembly includes a plurality of electrochemical cells. Each of the cells includes at least one terminal. A circuit board includes a plurality of apertures. Each of the apertures is configured for receiving a terminal of one of the plurality of electrochemical cells. A plurality... Agent: Johnson Controls - Saft Advanced Power Solutions LLC

20110206979 - Lithium-ion rechargeable accumulators including an ionic liquid electrolyte: The invention relates to a lithium ion rechargeable accumulator or secondary battery comprising a negative electrode, the active material of which is graphite carbon, a positive electrode, the active material of which is LiFePO4, and an ionic liquid electrolyte comprising at least one ionic liquid of formula C+A− wherein C+... Agent: Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique

20110206980 - Energy storage device and system: An energy storage device includes a housing having an interior surface defining a volume and a plurality of solid electrolyte elements disposed in the volume. Each solid electrolyte element has a first surface that defines at least a portion of a first, cathodic chamber, and a second surface that defines... Agent: General Electric Company

20110206982 - Lithium ion secondary battery: A lithium ion secondary battery is provided. The lithium ion secondary battery generally comprises an electrode assembly, a container for accommodating the electrode assembly; and an electrolyte. The electrode assembly comprises two electrodes having opposite polarities and a separator. The separator comprises a porous membrane comprising clusters of ceramic particles.... Agent:

20110206981 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery includes a positive electrode in which a positive electrode mixture layer including a positive electrode binder and a positive electrode active material containing particles of a lithium transition metal composite oxide represented by a chemical formula LiaNi1-b-cCobAlcO2 (wherein 0<a≦1.1, 0.1≦b≦0.3, and 0.03≦c≦0.10) is disposed on a... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110206983 - Alkaline battery: An alkaline battery including a positive electrode of a hollow cylindrical shape disposed in contact with an inner surface of a bottomed cylindrical battery case, a gelled negative electrode, a separator, and an alkaline electrolyte. The separator includes a cylindrical separator disposed in contact with the inner side surface of... Agent:

20110206984 - Presealed anode tube: A pre-sealed anode tube assembly for a sodium-metal-halide energy storage device includes an anode tube and a feed-through current collector assembly at least partially sealed within the anode tube. The pre-sealed anode tube assembly can be independently transported prior to being integrated with a desired sodium-metal-halide energy storage device.... Agent: General Electric Company

20110206985 - Lithium secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: Although a larger battery and higher filling of an active material are essential to produce a high capacity battery, a longer time is required for permeation of an electrolytic solution at this case. An electrode membrane formed on the surface of a electrode is configured as an electrode membrane structure... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20110206986 - Negative active material for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: A negative active material for a rechargeable lithium battery including a flake powder including a plurality of flakes, each flake including a plurality of silicon atoms and a plurality of oxygen atoms, wherein an oxygen atom amount for each flake ranges from 5 wt % to 38 wt % based... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.,

20110206988 - Lithium ion battery: An object of the present invention is to provide a lithium ion battery which is excellent in properties at large current and can be applied to applications requiring high output power even when the mixture layers are made thick. The present invention provides a lithium ion battery including a positive... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20110206987 - Negative electrode, lithium battery employing the same, and method of preparing the negative electrode: A negative electrode, a lithium battery employing the negative electrode, and a method of preparing the negative electrode. The negative electrode includes a current collector, and a negative electrode active material layer disposed on the current collector. The negative electrode active material layer includes: composite negative electrode active material particles... Agent: Snu R&db Foundation

20110206989 - Method for producing composite lithium iron phosphate material and composite lithium iron phosphate material produced by same: A method for producing a composite lithium iron phosphate material, which comprises formulating lithium iron phosphate material and purified water at a weight ratio of 1:5-15 into a suspension solution, slowly adjusting the pH value of the suspension solution to 1-3 with phosphoric acid at a concentration of 5-30%, adding... Agent: Haite Electronic Group Co., Ltd.

20110206990 - Sintered lithium complex oxide: A sintered lithium complex oxide characterized in that the sintered lithium complex oxide is constituted by sintering fine particles of a lithium complex oxide, the peak pore size giving the maximum differential pore volume is 0.80-5.00 μm, the total pore volume is 0.10-2.00 mL/g, the average particle size is not... Agent:

20110206991 - Titanium oxide-based compound for electrode and lithium secondary battery using the same: The present invention provides a novel titanium-based composite oxide being usable as an electrode material for a lithium secondary battery and having a high capacity and an excellent cycle stability, a method for producing the same and a lithium secondary battery using the titanium-based composite oxide. Disclosed is a compound... Agent: Titan Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110206992 - Porous structures for energy storage devices: The present invention relates to porous structures for energy storage devices. In some embodiments, the porous structure can comprise sulfur and be used in electrochemical cells. Such materials may be useful, for example, in forming one or more electrodes in an electrochemical cell. For example, the systems and methods described... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20110206993 - Composite electrode for electricity storage device, method for producing the same and electricity storage device: A composite electrode for an electricity storage device of the present invention includes: a substrate; a whisker or a fiber which is made of at least one of a metal and a metal compound and is formed on the substrate; and a coating layer which contains an active material and... Agent: A School Corporation Kansai University

20110206994 - Gel polymer electrolytes for batteries: Nanostructured gel polymer electrolytes that have both high ionic conductivity and high mechanical strength are disclosed. The electrolytes have at least two domains—one domain contains an ionically-conductive gel polymer and the other domain contains a rigid polymer that provides structure for the electrolyte. The domains are formed by block copolymers.... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California

20110206995 - Thickening agent for alkaline battery, and alkaline battery: Provided are a thickening agent for an alkaline battery, which can satisfactorily retain long-term discharge characteristics (discharge quantity and discharge time) and provide excellent impact resistance, and an alkaline battery used therewith. In the invention, the thickening agent for an alkaline battery comprises (A) a crosslinked polymer comprising, as essential... Agent: Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd.

20110206996 - Treated electrolytic manganese dioxide and method for its production: A method for preparing treated electrolytic manganese dioxide and a battery including the treated electrolytic manganese dioxide as an electrode are provided. The method for treating the electrolytic manganese dioxide includes suspending milled electrolytic manganese dioxide in an aqueous solution heated to a temperature between ambient and boiling, and adjusting... Agent: Erachem Comilog, Inc.

20110206997 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery comprising the same: A non-aqueous electrolyte solution for a lithium secondary battery includes a lithium salt and an organic solvent and further includes a solvent having a fluoro group and a specific siloxane compound. A lithium secondary battery having the above non-aqueous electrolyte solution exhibits greatly improved capacity recovery characteristics after high temperature... Agent: Lg Chem Ltd

20110206998 - Rechargeable lithium battery: A rechargeable lithium battery includes a positive electrode including a positive active material and an activated carbon, a negative electrode including a negative active material, and a lithium salt and a non-aqueous organic solvent, wherein the non-aqueous organic solvent includes about 30 volume % to about 90 volume % of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110206999 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery comprising the same: Disclosed are a non-aqueous electrolyte solution for a lithium secondary battery and a lithium secondary battery comprising the same. The non-aqueous electrolyte solution for a lithium secondary battery comprises a silicon-based compound represented by a specific chemical formula and having both a hydroxyl group and a hydrocarbon group having a... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110207000 - Nitrile additive for non-aqueous electrolyte rechargeable electrochemical cells: An electrochemical system is provided by the present invention which includes a positive electrode; a negative electrode; an electrolyte containing a lithium salt dissolved in a non-aqueous solvent; and a nitrile component in the electrolyte. A preferred nitrile component is an aromatic nitrile. Also described is a process for inhibiting... Agent:

20110207001 - Rechargeable zinc-air battery: Herein is disclosed a rechargeable zinc-air battery characterised in that the anode consists of essentially spherical copper particles covered by a layer of zinc.... Agent:

20110207002 - Integrated hydromethanation fuel cell power generation: The present invention relates to processes and apparatuses for generating electrical power from certain non-gaseous carbonaceous feedstocks through the integration of catalytic hydromethanation technology with fuel cell technology.... Agent: Greatpoint Energy, Inc.

20110207003 - Method for removing co, h2 and/or ch4 from the anode waste gas of a fuel cell with mixed oxide catalysts comprising cu, mn and optionally at least one rare earth metal: The invention relates to a method for removing CO, H2 and/or CH4 from the anode waste gas of a fuel cell using mixed oxide catalysts comprising Cu, Mn and optionally at least one rare earth metal and to the use of mixed oxide catalysts comprising Cu, Mn, and optionally at... Agent: Sud-chemie Ag

20110207004 - Porous flow field plate for moisture distribution control in a fuel cell: A flow field plate for use in a fuel cell includes a porous, wettable plate body including a first reactant gas channel having an inlet portion, a second reactant gas channel having an outlet portion that is adjacent the inlet portion of the first reactant gas channel, and at least... Agent:

20110207005 - Fuel cell system and method for operation of a fuel cell system: The invention relates to a fuel cell system having at least one fuel cell (1) by means of which water is produced during operation, characterized by at least one atomizer apparatus (11), by means of which the water can be atomized into the environment. The invention also relates to a... Agent:

20110207006 - Method of generating hydrogen and fuel cell using the method: A method of generating hydrogen, the method including: reducing carbon dioxide to generate carbon monoxide and oxygen; separating the oxygen from the carbon monoxide; generating carbon dioxide and hydrogen by a water-gas shift reaction between water and the carbon monoxide remaining after the separating the oxygen from the carbon monoxide;... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110207008 - Induction for thermochemical processes, and associated systems and methods: Induction for thermochemical processes, and associated systems and methods. A method in accordance with a particular embodiment includes placing first and second substrates in a reactor, with each substrate having a surface facing toward the other. Method can further include directing a precursor gas into the reactor and activating an... Agent: Mcalister Technologies, LLC

20110207007 - System to produce hydrogen gas fuel: The present invention relates to hydrogen gas fuel. More particularly, the invention relates to a system to produce hydrogen gas fuel from water source or waste water source or a combination thereof, a system for producing hydrogen gas fuel from water source or waste water source or a combination thereof... Agent: Universiti Malaysia Pahang

20110207009 - Method of preserving polymer electrolyte fuel cell stack and preservation assembly of polymer electrolyte fuel cell stack: Provided is a method of preserving a PEFC stack, which is capable of controlling degradation of performance of the PEFC stack during a time period that elapses from when the stack is placed in an uninstalled state until it is placed in an installation position and is practically used. Provided... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110207010 - Relative humidity control for a fuel cell: A model uses various operating characteristics of a fuel cell to predict the relative humidity profile that is occurring within the fuel cell as a function of the reaction progress. The model is used to predict the relative humidity profile that will occur in response to changes to one or... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20110207011 - Fuel cell system: There is disclosed a fuel cell system capable of stably operating auxiliary devices driven at a high voltage and the like, even in a case where a poisoned electrode catalyst is recovered or a fuel cell is warmed up. On detecting that the electrode catalyst is poisoned, a controller derives... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110207012 - Method for detecting orifice flow phase transition in a pressure-controlled anode: A fuel cell system that determines the phase transition from water to gas through a bleed/drain valve in a water separation device. The fuel cell system includes a fuel cell stack having an anode side and a cathode side. An injector injects hydrogen gas into the anode side of the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110207013 - Multiple flow stream sensor: A solid oxide fuel cell system (10) includes an air/fuel handling plate (16) at least partially defining an anode air chamber (34), a cathode air chamber (32), and a fuel flow path (68). The air/fuel handling plate (16) includes a converging region where the anode air chamber (34), cathode air... Agent: Adaptive Materials, Inc.

20110207016 - Direct oxidation fuel cell: The invention relates to a direct oxidation fuel cell. The invention intends to provide a fuel cell having good fuel utilization efficiency and good power generation performance such as voltage produced and power generation efficiency by suppressing the phenomenon of the fuel supplied from the fuel flow channel passing through... Agent:

20110207015 - Fuel cell electrodes with triazole modified polymers and membrane electrode assemblies incorporating same: Embodiments of the present anhydrous fuel cell electrodes comprise an anhydrous catalyst layer and a gas diffusion layer, wherein the anhydrous catalyst layer comprises at least one catalyst, about 5 mg/cm2 to about 100 mg/cm2 of phosphoric acid added as a catalyzing reagent during formation of the catalyst layer, and... Agent: Georgia Tech Research Corporation

20110207014 - Fuel cell membrane electrode assembly and method for producing the same: A fuel cell membrane electrode assembly includes an anode electrode catalyst layer, a cathode electrode catalyst layer, and a polymer electrolyte membrane. A ratio of a pore volume occupied by pores with a pore size of 0.1 μm or less is 70% or more in a pore volume occupied by... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110207017 - Fuel cell and fuel cell system as described and claimed in: In a fuel cell 200, comprising: a membrane electrode assembly 204 equipped with an electrolyte membrane 201 and an anode catalyst 202; and a supply member 240 for supplying an anode fluid to the membrane electrode assembly 204, the supply member 240 is provided with an anode fluid flow path... Agent:

20110207018 - Solid polymer fuel cell: A polymer electrolyte fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly including a polymer electrolyte membrane and a pair of catalyst electrodes sandwiching the polymer electrolyte membrane; a pair of separators sandwiching the membrane electrode assembly, the separators each including linear reaction gas channels defined by linear channel ribs, a reaction... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110207019 - Platinum alloy electrocatalyst with enhanced resistance to anion poisoning for low and medium temperature fuel cells: A platinum alloy catalyst is made by a microemulsion method. The resulting catalyst has superior properties for use in low and medium temperature fuel cells.... Agent:

20110207020 - Solid oxide fuel cell having rigidized support including nickel-based alloy: A fuel cell includes a separator sheet and a perforated support sheet connected to the separator sheet. The perforated support sheet and separator sheet are comprised of a nickel-based alloy. A porous layer is located between the separator sheet and the support sheet and provides an electrical connection between the... Agent:

20110207021 - Fuel cell electrolyte membrane: An electrolyte membrane for a fuel cell includes a fluorine polymer electrolyte having a sulfonic acid group, and a copolymer which includes at least an aromatic ring and a cyclic imide that is condensed or not condensed with the aromatic ring, and in which an aromatic repeating unit having a... Agent: National University Corporation Shizuoka Univ.

20110207023 - Compressor system with a freewheeling expander: A fuel cell system is disclosed that employs an expander for recovering mechanical energy from a cathode exhaust fluid produced by the fuel cell system to generate torque. The expander is coupled to a shaft of a compressor with a freewheel mechanism, wherein the freewheel mechanism transfers the torque from... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110207022 - High tortuosity diffusion medium: A diffusion medium for use in a PEM fuel cell including a porous spacer layer disposed between a plurality of perforated layers having variable size and frequency of perforation patterns, each perforated layer having a microporous layer formed thereon, wherein the diffusion medium is adapted to optimize water management in... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110207024 - Fuel cell stack discrete header: A fuel cell system comprises a main body including a first partial header and a fastening point. The main body is adapted to be coupled to a plurality of plates forming a fuel cell stack, allowing a single plate design to be used for multiple fuel cell stack lengths having... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110207025 - Gas diffusion layer for fuel cell, manufacturing method therefor, membrane electrode assembly, and fuel cell: A gas diffusion layer for fuel cell of the present invention is structured with a porous member mainly comprised of conductive particles such as acetylene black, graphite and a polymer resin such as PTFE. This makes it possible to achieve both an improvement in power generation performance of the fuel... Agent:

20110207026 - Fuel cell bipolar plate assembly: A fuel cell bipolar plate assembly is revealed. The bipolar plate assembly includes a bipolar plate and a diffusion member. The bipolar plate consists of at least an inlet, at least an outlet, and a flow channel. The flow channel further includes at least one storage area used for disposition... Agent: National Central University

20110207027 - Hydrogen supply tank, and hydrogen supply apparatus, hydrogen supply method and hydrogen-consuming device using the same: Disclosed is a hydrogen supply tank including at least one hydrogen-generating container mounted thereto, wherein the hydrogen-generating container receives a hydrogen-generating material capable of heat emission and dehydrogenation under heating, and has a hydrogen discharge path that allows discharge of the generated hydrogen, on the wall surface thereof; the tank... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20110207028 - Method for producing an anion-exchange membrane for a solid polymer electrolyte type fuel cell: An anion-exchange membrane having quaternary ammonium groups or quaternary phosphonium groups wherein halogen ions serve as the counter ions is obtained. Rather than being subjected to ion exchange with an OH-type membrane using a toxic substance such as sodium hydroxide, the halogen-type anion exchange membrane is brought into contact with... Agent: Tokuyama Corporation

  
08/18/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list

20110200847 - Microbial power generation method and microbial power generation device: Power generation efficiency of a microbial power generation device is improved by a simple and inexpensive means. Two plate-shaped cation-exchange membranes 31 are disposed parallel to each other in a tank body 30, whereby a negative electrode chamber 32 is formed between the cation-exchange membranes 31. Two positive electrode chambers... Agent: Kurita Water Industries Ltd

20110200848 - High energy density redox flow device: Redox flow devices are described in which at least one of the positive electrode or negative electrode-active materials is a semi-solid or is a condensed ion-storing electroactive material, and in which at least one of the electrode-active materials is transported to and from an assembly at which the electrochemical reaction... Agent: 24-m Technologies, Inc.

20110200849 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly comprising a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator located between the first and second electrode plates; a case housing the electrode assembly; and at least one short circuit inducing member electrically coupled to the first electrode plate or the... Agent:

20110200850 - Hybrid system and method for supplying air to a hybrid system: A hybrid system (1) having at least one metal/air battery (10) and at least one fuel cell stack (20), in which the hybrid system (1) has an air supply device (2) with an air feed line (3), an intake device (5) and a compressor (4) for compressing the air stream... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20110200852 - Method for controlling sodium-sulfur battery: A plurality of sodium-sulfur batteries are divided into a plurality of groups. Power to be input or output, which is assigned to all sodium-sulfur batteries in order to compensate for fluctuations of output power of a power generation device, is distributed to each group. The plurality of sodium-sulfur batteries divided... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20110200851 - Vent cap with watering valve: A vent cap includes a main body configured to be received within an opening in a cover of a battery cell, the main body including a fluid flow path formed therethrough to facilitate a flow of a fluid to be added to the battery cell, a valve moveably disposed within... Agent:

20110200853 - Shunt current interruption in electrochemical energy generation system: An electrochemical energy generation system includes plural electrochemical cells connected electrically in series that utilize a common electrolyte that can be delivered to each of the cells and/or collected from each of the cells using one or more manifolds. The system provides a possibility for reducing shunt currents by applying... Agent: Primus Power Corporation

20110200854 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: an electrode assembly; a battery case accommodating the electrode assembly; and a cap assembly comprising: a cap plate comprising a top portion and at least one opening; and a vent member comprising two or more notches and a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110200855 - Secondary battery; solar power generation system, wind power generation system, and vehicle provided therwith; and method for fabrication of a secondary battery: A secondary battery with improved life characteristics is provided. The secondary battery (lithium-ion secondary battery) has: an electrode assembly including positive electrodes and negative electrodes; and a package container for housing the electrode assembly along with non-aqueous electrolyte liquid. The package container includes a package can for housing the electrode... Agent:

20110200856 - Battery module and battery pack using the same: The battery module includes: a plurality of batteries; a housing 50 in which the plurality of batteries are aligned and stored; and a cooling pipe 70 provided along the plurality of batteries in the housing 50, the cooling pipe 70 being filled with a cooling medium, wherein the cooling pipe... Agent:

20110200858 - Battery cell: An electrochemical cell includes a cell element comprising at least one electrode. A portion of the at least one electrode extends outward from an end of the cell element. The portion of the at least one electrode is folded onto itself to provide a coupling surface for conductive connection to... Agent: Johnson Controls - Saft Advanced Power Solutions LLC

20110200857 - Lithium-ion battery and method of manufacturing the same: A lithium-ion battery whose inner short circuit can be suppressed to improve reliability, and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. A filler is coated on an end portion of a first separator and an end portion of a second separator. In this manner, when a positive electrode, the... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20110200859 - Portable electronic device with battery cover and locking mechanism therefor: A portable electronic device comprises a lower housing including a battery compartment. An upper housing is coupled to the lower housing and is slidable relative thereto in a first linear direction between a closed position and an open position. A battery cover is configured to engage the lower housing and... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110200860 - Battery cooling with mist evaporation and condensation: A battery pack cooling system may utilize a shroud defining a throat and a body, which may contain a battery pack. An evaporator may be arranged against the battery pack. A liquid coolant delivery pipe may deliver liquid coolant from a reservoir to the throat section with the aid of... Agent: Denso International America, Inc.

20110200862 - Battery module: A battery module including at least one assembled battery that has a cooling face and includes an assemble of a plurality of electric cells and separators each of which has an insulating property and is interposed between adjacent electric cells of the plurality of electric cells, a cooling plate through... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110200861 - Heat-dissipating modlue for automobile battery: A heat-dissipating module for an automobile battery includes an automobile battery and at least one heat-dissipating device. The heat-dissipating device is adhered to one side of the automobile battery. The heat-dissipating device has a channel located to correspond to the automobile battery and a heat-absorbing surface opposite to the automobile... Agent: Asia Vital Components Co., Ltd.

20110200863 - Lithium-ion batteries with coated separators: A porous polymer sheet or membrane is provided with a thin coating of an electrically non-conductive ceramic composition and the coating conforms to all surfaces, including the pore surfaces, of the membrane. Such a coated membrane serves well, for example, as an intra-cell separator in a lithium ion battery. The... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110200864 - Stable electrolytes for high voltage batteries and the batteries derived therefrom: An electrolyte composition comprises lithium salts. The electrolyte composition is operative at temperatures of about 350 to about 600° C. in a battery. The electrolyte composition displays a specific conductivity of less than 10−7 Siemens per centimeter when the temperature is lower than 100° C. and greater than 10−3 Siemens... Agent: U.s. Nanocorp, Inc.

20110200865 - Secondary battery and battery module including the same: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator located between the first and second electrode plates, wherein the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate each have a coated portion and a non-coated portion; a case housing the... Agent:

20110200866 - Module pack for secondary battery: Presented is a module pack for a secondary battery including a plurality of cell batteries, each of which has a pouch which holds and seals a rechargeable electrode assembly and planar battery taps for negative and positive electrodes for inducing electric current from the electrode assembly to an outside, which... Agent:

20110200867 - Modular battery with battery cell having bimetallic end plates: A battery cell for a modular battery includes a positive end electrode; a negative end electrode; and at least one further electrode between the positive end electrode and the negative end electrode; at least one of the positive and negative end electrodes including a first conductive layer and a second... Agent: Lightening Energy

20110200869 - Lithium secondary battery and method for fabricating the same: An electrode group 4 in which a positive electrode plate 1 and a negative electrode plate 2, each having on a surface of a current collector a mixture layer containing an active material, are wound or layered, with a porous insulating layer 3 interposed between the positive electrode plate 1... Agent:

20110200868 - Thin-film batteries with polymer and lipon electrolyte layers and method: A method and apparatus for making thin-film batteries having composite multi-layered electrolytes with soft electrolyte between hard electrolyte covering the negative and/or positive electrode, and the resulting batteries. In some embodiments, foil-core cathode sheets each having a cathode material (e.g., LiCoO2) covered by a hard electrolyte on both sides, and... Agent:

20110200870 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes a case containing an electrode assembly and an electrolyte solution; a cap plate sealing the case; an electrode terminal electrically coupled to the electrode assembly and extending through the cap plate; and a seal gasket positioned between the electrode terminal and the cap plate, wherein the... Agent:

20110200871 - Electrochemical cell and process for producing it: A process for producing an electrochemical cell includes assembling a cell housing from a plurality of parts, and applying and curing at least one reactive polymer precursor to at least one of the housing parts to seal the housing.... Agent: Varta Microbattery Gmbh

20110200872 - Secondary battery and battery system: A secondary battery 101 in accordance with the present invention includes a secondary battery 101 including a square battery can 1 including a positive electrode terminal 8 and a negative electrode terminal 9, an electrode assembly G disposed in the square battery can 1, and formed of a sheet-shaped positive... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20110200873 - Conductive fibrous materials: As consistent with various embodiments, an electronic device includes a fibrous material having a conductive coating thereon. The conductive coating includes conductive nanoparticles coupled to fibers in the fibrous material. The structure is implemented in connection with a variety of devices, such as a capacitive device or a battery. Other... Agent:

20110200874 - Anodic carbon material for lithium secondary battery, lithium secondary battery anode, lithium secondary battery, and method for manufacturing anodic carbon material for lithium secondary battery: The invention provides an anodic carbon material for a lithium secondary battery and a lithium secondary battery anode having excellent charge/discharge cycle characteristics, and a lithium secondary battery using the same. More specifically, an anodic carbon material for a lithium secondary battery according to the present invention comprises: composite particles... Agent:

20110200875 - Sulfur-modified polyacrylonitrile, manufacturing method therefor, and application thereof: Provided is a sulfur-modified polyacrylonitrile manufacturing method that is characterized in that a starting base powder that comprises sulfur powder and polyacrylonitrile powder is mixed and the mixture is heated in a non-oxidizing environment while outflow of sulfur vapor is prevented. Also provided are a cathode for lithium batteries that... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20110200877 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery has a positive electrode (17) containing positive electrode active material, a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material, a non-aqueous electrolyte, and a separator (18) disposed between the positive electrode (17) and the negative electrode. An inorganic particle layer (19) containing inorganic particles is... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110200876 - Positive electrode and lithium battery using same: n

20110200878 - Lithium containing transition metal sulfide compounds: The present invention provides composition comprising at least one lithium-containing transition metal sulfide and carbon, wherein particles of the carbon are dispersed at the microscopic level on individual particles of the lithium-containing transition metal sulfide.... Agent: Iti Scotland Limited

20110200879 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method of manufacturing the same: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery has a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode active material includes a lithium-containing oxide obtained by ion exchanging a portion of sodium contained in a cobalt-containing oxide with lithium, the cobalt-containing oxide represented... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110200880 - Positive electrode active material for lithium secondary battery, method of manufacturing the same, and lithium secondary battery using the same: A positive electrode active material for lithium secondary batteries having a lithium-containing transition metal oxide having a layered structure and represented by the general formula Li1+xMn1-x-yMyO2, where 0<x<0.33, 0<y<0.66, and M is at least one transition metal other than Mn, the lithium-containing transition metal oxide having a boron oxide layer... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110200881 - Electrode for high peformance li-ion batteries: A method for forming an electrode for a battery is disclosed. The method includes providing a substrate. A plurality of clusters of lithium containing compound is formed over the substrate, with each cluster having a plurality of sub-structures of lithium containing compound that exhibit nanocrystalline structure. The plurality of sub-structures... Agent:

20110200882 - Lithium containing transition metal sulfide compounds: The present invention provides a convenient process for making lithium-containing transition metal sulfides involving heating at least one transition metal sulfide with lithium sulfate or any material that is a precursor for lithium sulfate, under reducing reaction conditions, wherein the oxidation state of the transition metal is not reduced during... Agent: Iti Scotland Limited

20110200883 - Devices, systems and methods for advanced rechargeable batteries: Methods, systems and devices are implemented in connection with rechargeable batteries. One such device includes a cathode that has lithiated sulfur. The device also includes a porous structure having pores containing the lithium-sulfide particles introduced during a manufacturing stage thereof.... Agent:

20110200884 - Positive current collector and manufacturing method thereof: A positive current collector provided by the present invention is a positive current collector including an electrically conductive layer on a base material of aluminum or an aluminum alloy. The base material has a surface oxide film at an interface of the base material body and the conductive layer, and... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110200885 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte battery is provided and includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode having a negative electrode active material layer containing a negative electrode active material, a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and a non-fluid electrolyte. The non-fluid electrolyte contains an electrolyte salt, a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110200886 - Non-aqueous electrolyte and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the same: A non-aqueous electrolyte including a non-aqueous solvent and a solute dissolved in the non-aqueous solvent. The non-aqueous solvent includes ethylene carbonate, propylene carbonate, diethyl carbonate, and a first additive. The weight percentage WPC of the propylene carbonate relative to a total of the ethylene carbonate, propylene carbonate, and diethyl carbonate... Agent:

20110200887 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: n

20110200888 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: An object is to provide a high capacity non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery in which decomposition of propylene carbonate is suppressed. The non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes: a negative electrode including graphite particles as a negative electrode active material; a positive electrode; a separator; and a non-aqueous electrolyte including propylene carbonate... Agent:

20110200889 - Fuel cell, electronic device, and buffer solution for fuel cell: A fuel cell with which in the case where an enzyme is immobilized to at least one of a cathode and an anode, sufficient buffer ability is able to be obtained even at the time of high output operation, ability inherent in the enzyme is able to be sufficiently demonstrated,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110200890 - Redox membrane-based flow fuel cell: A flow fuel cell for use as a source of electrochemical energy with the membrane separating two flowing aqueous solutions with dissolved redox active components and electrodes of the second kind, wherein the membrane is made of a redox active synthetic metal polymer.... Agent:

20110200892 - Air secondary battery: A main objective of the present invention is to provide an air secondary battery which can suppress the deterioration in charge-discharge properties caused by the oxygen generated in an air cathode layer at the time of charge. The present invention solves the problems by providing an air secondary battery which... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110200891 - Metal-air battery and method for manufacturing the metal-air battery: The present invention is to provide a metal-air battery which can inhibit decrease of discharge capacity and increase of battery's internal resistance caused by the repeated charge and discharge. The metal-air battery comprises: a cathode; an electrolyte layer; and an anode, wherein the cathode, the electrolyte layer, and the anode... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110200893 - Electrochemical cell, and particularly a cell with electrodeposited fuel: The present invention relates to an electrochemical cell for generating electrical power that includes an anode, a cathode, a charging electrode and an ionically conductive medium containing at least metal fuel ions and poly(ethylene glycol)tetrahydrofurfuryl. The present invention also relates to a method for charging the cell by electrodeposition of... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.

20110200894 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system (1) having a cell stack (2) for the carrying out of electrochemical reactions is provided which is provided with inlets (3a, 3b) for an oxidant (5) and for fuel gas (6) and with outlets (4a, 4b) for exhaust gases (7a, 7b). The fuel cell system (1)... Agent: Hexis Ag

20110200895 - Method to automatically enable/disable stack reconditioning procedure based on fuel cell stack parameter estimation: A system and method for determining when to trigger reconditioning of a fuel cell stack and when to disable the reconditioning of the fuel cell stack. In one embodiment, the stack reconditioning is triggered when a maximum stack power estimation falls below a first predetermined power threshold. The reconditioning of... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110200896 - Fuel cell system and operating method for a fuel cell: A fuel cell system operates under at least one of the conditions of no humidity or high temperature, and an operating method thereof, are characterized in that a fuel cell has a fuel gas flow path and an oxidant gas flow path arranged such that fuel gas and oxidant gas... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabusha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110200897 - Delivery systems with in-line selective extraction devices and associated methods of operation: The present disclosure is directed to a system for delivery of a target material and/or energy. The system includes a source configured to provide a mixture containing the target material and a non-target material, a delivery conduit coupled to the source to receive the mixture from the source, and an... Agent: Mcalister Technologies, LLC

20110200898 - Method of supplying reformate to an energy conversion device: A device and method for producing a reformate fuel from a hydrocarbon gas source. The invention enables the conversion of a dilute hydrocarbon gas into a more easily consumable reformate fuel. Gases having low concentrations of hydrocarbons are concentrated using a concentrator into a gaseous or liquid concentrated VOC fuel.... Agent: Detroit Edison Company

20110200899 - Modularized electrochemical cell system: An electrochemical cell system including a plurality of electrochemical cells arranged in an electrochemical cell stack, the stack including a plurality of substacks configured such that fluid flows in series from substack to substack, a first electrical control device coupled to a first substack and a second electrical control device... Agent:

20110200901 - Determining duration of fuel cell shutdown hydrogen stabilization by counting coulombs: A process for shutting down a fuel cell power plant (5) shuts off (40) process air, recycles (44-46) air exhaust 42 to air inlets 34, and connects an auxiliary load to the stack (6). Coulombs are counted by integrating (17) current (73) or voltage (75) to the load to determine... Agent:

20110200900 - Feed forward fuel control algorithm to decrease fuel cell vehicle start up time: A method for monitoring the pressure in an anode sub-system of a fuel cell system during a pressurization stage at system start-up prior to an anode purge. The method includes providing hydrogen gas to the anode sub-system during the pressurization stage, typically from one or more injectors. The method determines... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110200902 - Fuel cell system and fuel cell state detection method: A fuel cell system (100) includes: a fuel cell stack (10) formed by stacking a plurality of call groups each of which includes at least one cell (11); voltage detection units (41) that detect cell group voltages of the respective cell groups; and a determination unit (52) that determines whether... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110200904 - External manifold for minimizing external leakage of reactant from cell stack: A fuel cell assembly (110, 210) has a plurality of fuel cell component elements (112) extending between a pair of end plates (114, 115) to form a stack (116), and plural reactant gas manifolds (120, 220; 122, 222; 124, 224; 126, 226) mounted externally of and surrounding the stack, in... Agent:

20110200903 - Fuel cell stack improved resistance to flooding: In a fuel cell stack, first cells are provided only at and in the vicinity of the end part of the fuel cell stack that is overall negative during fuel cell electrical generation. Second cells are provided at other locations in the stack location, so that flooding is unlikely to... Agent:

20110200905 - Gas control and operation method of a fuel cell system for water and gas distribution: A gas control and operation method of a fuel cell system for improved water and gas distribution is disclosed. The present invention provides for a mechanization of a fuel cell system that allows control of the anode reactant and anode effluent through the anode portions of the fuel cell system... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20110200906 - Parallel fuel cell electrical power system: A parallel fuel cell electrical power system is provided. The parallel fuel cell electrical power system includes a plurality of fuel cell electrical power modules and a direct-current bus (DC bus). Each of the fuel cell electrical power modules has a fuel-cell stack, a current switch, and a reverse current... Agent: Chung-hsin Electric And Machinery Manufacturing Corp.

20110200908 - Fuel cell support structure and method of assembly/disassembly thereof: A fuel cell installation includes a support structure and a cell stack assembly that is removably insertable into the support structure from an uninstalled position to an installed position during an installation procedure. The cell stack assembly includes a fitting. An interfacing structure is mounted on one of the support... Agent:

20110200907 - Ion conductive resin fiber, ion conductive hybrid membrane, membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell: Provided are an ion conductive resin fiber, an ion conductive hybrid membrane, a membrane electrode assembly and a fuel cell. The ion conductive resin fiber comprises an inner layer including an ion conductive resin; and an outer layer including an ion conductive resin having larger EW than the ion conductive... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110200909 - Thin, fine grained and fully dense glass-ceramic seal for sofc stack: A solid oxide ceramic includes a substrate defining a surface, the substrate including at least one material selected from the group consisting of yttria-stabilized zirconia (YSZ), lanthanum strontium titanate (LST), lanthanum strontium manganite (LSM), and nickel oxide-YSZ composite. The solid oxide ceramic further includes a seal coating at least a... Agent: Saint-gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.

20110200910 - Advanced materials and design for low temperature sofcs: Embodiments of the invention are directed to SOFC with a multilayer structure comprising a porous ceramic cathode, optionally a cathodic triple phase boundary layer, a bilayer electrolyte comprising a cerium oxide comprising layer and a bismuth oxide comprising layer, an anion functional layer, and a porous ceramic anode with electrical... Agent: University Of Florida Research Foundation Inc.

20110200911 - Fuel cell sealing structure: To effectively prevent deformation of an MEA and shift of GDLs, first GDLs, second GDLs, and separators are layered in order at both sides of the MEA in the thickness direction thereof, the gaskets which sandwich an end portion of the MEA outside the first GDLs and the second GDLs... Agent: Nok Corporation

20110200912 - Fuel cell components and systems having carbon-containing electrically-conductive hollow fibers: According to one embodiment, a system includes a structure having an ionically-conductive, electrically-resistive electrolyte/separator layer covering an inner or outer surface of a carbon-containing electrically-conductive hollow fiber and a catalyst coupled to the hollow fiber, an anode extending along at least part of a length of the structure, and a... Agent:

20110200913 - Plate interconnect method for an embedded fuel cell sensor: An embedded measurement circuit for a fuel cell stack. The fuel cell stack includes a plurality of bipolar plates that include recessed areas providing conduction and retention points for the measurement circuit. The measurement circuit has a length, a width and a thickness where the width and length of the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110200914 - High power direct oxidation fuel cell: A high power density direct oxidation fuel cell (DOFC) with comprising an anode electrode with a microporous layer (MPL) configured to alleviate cathode dryout and thus reduce electrode resistance in the cathode that interfaces with a hydrocarbon membrane. The MPL is configured to alleviate cathode dryout by comprising a fluoropolymer... Agent:

20110200915 - Platinum-containing catalyst and method of producing the same, electrode and electrochemical device: In one example embodiment, a core-shell type platinum-containing catalyst is allowed to reduce the amount of used platinum and has high catalytic activity and stability. In one example embodiment, the core-shell type platinum-containing catalyst includes a core particle (with an average particle diameter R1) made of a non-platinum element and... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110200916 - Catalytic layer structure for fuel cell: An object according to the present invention is to provide a catalyst layer for a fuel cell, which prevents the lowering of the performance due to the lack of oxygen in a high current density region and can provide a desired power, even when containing a small amount of catalyst... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110200917 - Electrode catalyst for fuel cell: An electrode catalyst for a fuel cell, which is capable of maintaining power generation capacity for long periods and has good durability, is provided. The electrode catalyst for a fuel cell is produced by causing a high crystalline carbon carrier with a carbon crystallization degree ranging from 57% to 90%... Agent:

  
08/11/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list

20110195280 - Banana plant cell: The present invention discloses a banana plant cell, comprising at least one banana plant, at least one first electrode, and at least one second electrode. The banana plant is live and comprises organic acids as an electrolyte. The first electrode and the second electrode are used as an anode and... Agent:

20110195282 - Cap assembly and secondary battery using the same: A cap assembly for a secondary battery in which an insulating member is disposed in a partial or entire terminal plate, resulting in improved stability. The cap assembly includes a terminal plate and an insulating member. The insulating member is disposed in a partial or entire region of the terminal... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110195281 - Secondary battery: The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly, an outer case housing the electrode assembly, and a protective circuit module electrically connected to a first electrode tab and a second electrode tab that extend from the electrode assembly. The protective circuit module includes a circuit board including a first connecting pad... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110195283 - Organic electrolyte solution and redox flow battery including the same: An organic electrolyte solution for use in a redox flow battery and the redox flow battery including the organic electrolyte solution has a high energy density because re-precipitation is prevented in the organic electrolyte solution or eduction is prevented in an electrode during reduction of a metal ion used as... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110195284 - Battery module and battery module assembly using same: The battery module includes a plurality of battery units, a housing, a wiring board, and a lid. The battery unit is composed of one or more battery cells each having a vent mechanism. At least one surface of the housing is an open end. The housing has a plurality of... Agent:

20110195285 - Voltage sensing member and battery module employed with the same: Disclosed herein is a voltage sensing member for sensing the voltage of battery cells constituting a battery module, the voltage sensing member comprising: (a) a pair of supporting parts mounted to the bottom of the battery module at regions (the front and rear parts of the battery module) corresponding to... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110195287 - Prismatic sealed secondary cell and method of manufacturing the same: In the prismatic sealed secondary cell in which a laminate-type or a wound laminate-type of flat electrode assembly is housed in a prismatic cell case, a pair of current collector plates are disposed on a flat portion of the outermost surface of the core exposed portion 5b of the first... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110195288 - Sealed battery and method for fabricating the same: A sealed battery includes electrode group 4 formed by winding or stacking a positive electrode plate 1 and a negative electrode plate 2 with a separator 3 interposed between the positive electrode plate 1 and the negative electrode plate 2, the electrode group being housed in a battery case 5,... Agent:

20110195286 - Secondary cell: A secondary cell includes: an electrode roll in which a positive foil on which a positive-electrode material is coated and a negative foil on which a negative-electrode material is coated are winded through a separator into a flat shape around a winding core; a case in which the electrode roll... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20110195289 - Battery cover assembly and portable electronic device utilizing same: A portable electronic device includes a housing, a battery cover defining a latching hole, a latching element with an elastic section, and an operating lever. The housing defines a cutout. The battery cover includes a hook projecting therefrom and a latching hole defined therein. The hook is received in the... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110195290 - Battery module: The invention relates to a battery module having a housing with at least two batteries being disposed in the housing. At least one cooling element is disposed between the at least two batteries for deflecting the heat generated by the at least two batteries between the at least two batteries.... Agent:

20110195291 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes: a plurality of secondary batteries; a housing for containing the secondary batteries; and at least one heat insulating layer for separating the secondary batteries from one another. The at least one heat insulating layer includes a foam material capable of foaming at a first predetermined temperature... Agent:

20110195292 - Battery cover latching mechanism for portable electronic device: A battery cover latching structure comprises a housing, a cover, a button and a follower. The housing has a catch positioned thereon. The cover is mounted to housing. The button is rotatably mounted to the cover. The follower is slidably mounted to cover, the follower has a latch releasably latched... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110195293 - Methods for producing textured electrode based energy storage device: This method enables the use of nanowire or nano-textured forms of Polyaniline and other conductive polymers in energy storage components. The delicate nature of these very high surface area materials are preserved during the continuous electrochemical synthesis, drying, solvent application and physical assembly. The invention also relates to a negative... Agent: Nanoscale Components, Inc.

20110195294 - Method for manufacturing separators, separators manufactured by the method and electrochemical devices including the separators: A method for manufacturing separators includes (S1) treating at least one of the laminating surfaces of two porous substrates by corona discharge and laminating the porous substrates, (S2) preparing a slurry containing inorganic particles dispersed therein and a solution of a binder polymer in a solvent, and coating the slurry... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110195295 - Laminated microporous film and method for manufacturing the same, and separator for battery: There is provided a laminated microporous film having an excellent balance between air permeability and film rupture temperature obtained by laminating a first microporous layer comprising a first resin composition and a second microporous layer comprising a second resin composition having a lower melting point than the first resin composition,... Agent:

20110195296 - Battery module and method of manufacturing the same: A battery module and a method of manufacturing the same, the battery module including a plurality of rechargeable batteries, each rechargeable battery including a positive electrode terminal and a negative electrode terminal formed of different materials; a bus bar electrically connecting the plurality of rechargeable batteries; a first terminal plate... Agent:

20110195297 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery that includes a sheet-like member containing at least an electrode active material and an electrolyte; and first and second conductive layers containing at least a conductive aid and which are positioned on the opposed principal surfaces of the sheet-like member. The electrode active material contains an organic... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20110195299 - Secondary battery and battery system: A secondary battery in accordance with the present invention includes a square battery can (1) at which a positive electrode terminal and a negative electrode terminal are installed, an electrode assembly disposed in the square battery can and is formed by a lamination of a sheet-shaped positive electrode (2) electrically... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20110195300 - Stacked lithium ion secondary battery: A stacked lithium ion secondary battery is characterized in that: a positive terminal is taken out from positive electrodes of a battery element stack in which the positive electrodes and negative electrodes are stacked via separators; a negative terminal is taken out from the negative electrodes; the battery element stack,... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20110195298 - Stacked secondary battery: In the stacked secondary battery, either of a planar positive electrode or a planar negative electrode is contained in a pouch-shaped separator oriented such that the direction in which a positive lead terminal or a negative lead terminal is drawn out is aligned with a machine direction of the separator;... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20110195301 - Prismatic cell, method of manufacturing thereof, and assembled battery using the same: The present invention aims to provide a method for insulatively covering the side surfaces and bottom of a prismatic outer can in a simple manner. This can be realized by adopting the following configuration: a prismatic cell including a prismatic outer can having an opening at the top thereof; a... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110195302 - Nickel coated aluminum battery cell tabs: A battery cell tab is described. The battery cell tab is anodized on one end and has a metal coating on the other end. Battery cells and methods of making battery cell tabs are also described.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20110195303 - Cathode active material for lithium secondary battery: Disclosed herein is a cathode active material for a lithium secondary battery, in particular, including a lithium transition metal oxide with a layered crystalline structure in which the transition metal includes a transition metal mixture of Ni, Mn and Co, and an average oxidation number of all transition metals other... Agent:

20110195304 - Multi-component-system lithium phosphate compound particles having an olivine structure, manufacturing method thereof and lithium secondary battery employing the lithium phosphate compound particles as a positive electrode material: There is disclosed a multi-component system lithium phosphate compound particles having an olivine structure and represented by a general formula of LiYM11-ZM2ZPO4 in which M1 is one metal element selected from the group consisting of Fe, Mn and Co, Y is a number satisfying a formula of 0.9≦Y≦1.2, M2 is... Agent: Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd.

20110195305 - Organic electrolyte and lithium battery including the same: An organic electrolyte including a lithium salt; an organic solvent; and a flavone-based or flavanon-based compound, and a lithium battery including the organic electrolyte.... Agent:

20110195306 - Nanoscale ion storage materials including co-existing phases or solid solutions: Nanoscale ion storage materials are provided that exhibit unique properties measurably distinct from their larger scale counterparts. For example, the nanoscale materials can exhibit increased electronic conductivity, improved electromechanical stability, increased rate of intercalation, and/or an extended range of solid solution. Useful nanoscale materials include alkaline transition metal phosphates, such... Agent: A123 Systems, Inc.

20110195307 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for fabricating the same: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode (4), a negative electrode (5), and a porous insulating layer (6). The porous insulating layer (6) is provided between the positive electrode (4) and the negative electrode (5). A tensile extension percentage of the positive electrode (4) is 3% or more.... Agent:

20110195308 - Secondary particle and lithium battery including secondary particle: A secondary particle and a lithium battery including the same are provided wherein the secondary particle includes a plurality of primary particles and each primary particle contains n polycyclic nano-sheets disposed upon one another. The polycyclic nano-sheets include hexagonal rings of six carbon atoms linked to each other, wherein a... Agent:

20110195309 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A positive electrode active material of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery is improved by using an inexpensive lithium transition metal oxide containing nickel and manganese as main components. Output characteristics of the battery under various temperature conditions are thereby improved, and the battery is suitable as a power supply of... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110195310 - Production method for electrode for battery, electrode produced by production method, and battery including electrode: A production method for an electrode for a battery includes preparing a conductive substrate, and electrode material particles having ion conduction anisotropy; and producing an electrode by attaching the electrode material particles onto the conductive substrate, and applying a magnetic field in a predetermined direction.... Agent: National Institute For Materials Science

20110195312 - Carbon material and electricity storage device: Achieved is an electricity storage device having a low internal resistance and a high energy density. In a pore distribution, which is obtained for a carbon material using a BJH method and is plotted on a graph with a pore diameter D on the abscissa and a derivative ΔV/ΔD of... Agent: Cataler Corporation

20110195313 - Negative active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing the same, and rechargeable lithium battery comprising the same: Disclosed is a negative active material for a rechargeable lithium battery is provided that includes composite particles including an amorphous or semi-crystalline carbon matrix, and crystalline graphite powder particles having an average particle diameter of 0.2 to 3 μm dispersed in the matrix. The composite particles have an average particle... Agent:

20110195311 - Negative electrode for rechargeable lithium battery, method for manufacturing thereof, and rechargeable lithium battery comprising the same: A negative electrode for a rechargeable lithium battery includes at least one layered unit including a Sn-based metal plating layer and a carbon layer on the metal plating layer. Rechargeable lithium batteries including the negative electrode exhibit improved charge and discharge capacities, and have good capacity retention characteristics even after... Agent:

20110195314 - Method of preparing gel polymer electrolyte secondary battery and gel polymer electrolyte secondary battery: Provided are a method of preparing a gel polymer electrolyte secondary battery, and a gel polymer electrolyte secondary battery prepared by the method. The gel polymer electrolyte secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, a separator and a gel polymer electrolyte in a battery case. The method includes (S1) coating... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110195315 - Solid battery: A solid battery includes: a positive electrode active material layer that includes a positive electrode active material; a negative electrode active material layer that includes a negative electrode active material; and a solid electrolyte layer that is formed between the positive electrode active material layer and the negative electrode active... Agent: National Institute For Materials Science

20110195316 - Lithium battery: Disclosed is a lithium battery including: a positive electrode including manganese dioxide as a positive electrode active material; a negative electrode including at least one selected from lithium metal and a lithium alloy, as a negative electrode active material; a porous insulating member interposed between the positive electrode and the... Agent:

20110195318 - Lithium ion battery: A lithium ion battery capable of maintaining for a long time fire resistance of a nonaqueous electrolytic solution at a time of battery abnormality to secure safety is provided. In the lithium ion battery, two kinds of organic solvent, EC and DEC, are used for mixed organic solvent which forms... Agent:

20110195317 - Solvent for dissolving electrolyte salt of lithium secondary cell: A solvent for a non-aqueous electrolytic solution providing a lithium secondary cell being specifically excellent in discharge capacity, rate characteristic and cycle characteristic and having improved incombustibility (safety), a non-aqueous electrolytic solution using the solvent, and further a lithium secondary cell are provided. The solvent for dissolving an electrolyte salt... Agent: Daikin Industries, Ltd.

20110195319 - Lithium secondary battery: s

20110195320 - Air secondary battery and method for producing the same: The present invention primarily intends to provide an air secondary battery that can inhibit deterioration in charge-discharge properties caused by oxygen generated in an air cathode layer during charge. To attain the object, the invention provides an air secondary battery comprising: a power generating element constituted of an air cathode... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110195321 - Rechargeable metal-air battery: The present invention is intended to suppress the increase of contact resistance due to dimensional changes at the time of charge and discharge in a rechargeable metal-air battery, thereby improving battery performance and service life. The rechargeable metal-air battery of the present invention includes a negative electrode for storing and... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20110195322 - Hydrogen generator, fuel cell system, and method for operating hydrogen generator: A hydrogen generator (100) of the present invention includes: a raw material supplying device (4) configured to supply a raw material containing a sulfur constituent; a hydrogen supplying device (7) configured to generate hydrogen by electrolysis of water; a hydro-desulfurizer (5) configured to remove the sulfur constituent of the raw... Agent:

20110195323 - Operating method of anion-exchange membrane-type fuel cell: A stable, high output is obtained with an anion exchange membrane-type fuel cell that generates electricity when air is supplied. An operating method for an anion exchange membrane-type fuel cell includes an anion exchange membrane electrode assembly for which an anode is joined to one surface of a anion exchange... Agent: Tokuyama Corporation

20110195325 - Humidifier module for a fuel cell system: The present invention relates to a humidifier module (1) for humidifying a fluid in a fuel cell system of a motor vehicle, with a housing (2) having two housing parts (2a, 2b), wherein a humidifier unit (3) with at least one membrane is arranged between the housing parts (2a, 2b),... Agent:

20110195324 - Methods and processes to recover voltage loss of pem fuel cell stack: A system and method for recovering cell voltage loss in a PEM fuel cell stack that include operating the stack at conditions that provide excess water that flushes away contaminants deposited on the cell electrodes. Two techniques are described that both operate the stack at a relatively low temperature and... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110195326 - Closed loop, fuel cell powered production of sodium chlorate: A sodium chlorate electrolysis cell (9) receives a portion of its electrical power (47, 48; 50, 51) from a phosphoric acid fuel cell (45) which receives fuel at its anode inlet (43) from a water cooled catalytic reactor (26) that converts oxygen in the byproduct output (21) of the sodium... Agent:

20110195327 - Energy storage and power generation system: s

20110195328 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system capable of restraining temperature change in a fuel cell caused by a refrigerant. The fuel cell system has a refrigerant circulating system for circulating the refrigerant. The refrigerant circulating system has flow control means for restraining the inflow of the refrigerant, which has a predetermined difference... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110195329 - Variable catalyst loading based on flow field geometry: A fuel cell including a membrane electrode assembly composed of a ionically conductive member sandwiched between a pair of electrodes. At least one of the electrodes including a catalyst loading characterized by catalytic activity that varies in proportion to the catalyst loading. Moreover, the fuel cell includes a flow path... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20110195330 - Fuel cell and electronic device: Provided is a fuel cell capable of stopping, during abnormal heat generation, a supply of fuel and/or air, and preventing additional abnormal heat generation. In an electrode structure (a heat generation section), a fusible porous film is disposed between a cathode electrode and a cathode-side exterior member, and a fusible... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110195331 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack includes membrane-electrode assemblies and separators that are closely disposed to both sides of the membrane-electrode assembly. Each membrane-electrode assembly includes an electrolyte membrane, an anode electrode that is formed on one surface of the electrolyte membrane, a cathode electrode that is formed on the other surface... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110195332 - Conductive porous spacers for nested stamped plate fuel cell: A fuel cell having a pair of bipolar plates is provided. Each of the bipolar plates has a nested active area and a non-nested feed area which also may serve as active area. An electrolyte membrane is disposed between a pair of electrodes and a pair of diffusion medium layers.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110195333 - Fuel cell stack including internal reforming and electrochemically active segements connected in series: A solid oxide fuel cell stack includes a solid oxide fuel cell tube and a reformer inside the tube. The tube includes a plurality of electrochemical cells electrically connected in series. Each electrochemical cell includes an electrolyte disposed between an interior anode and an exterior cathode. The fuel reformer is... Agent: Adaptive Materials, Inc.

20110195336 - Composite membrane, fuel cell and method of making of composite membrane: A fuel cell includes membrane electrode assemblies disposed in a planar arrangement. Each membrane electrode assembly includes an electrolyte membrane, an anode catalyst layer, and a cathode catalyst layer disposed counter to the cathode catalyst via the electrolyte membrane. Interconnectors (conductive members) are provided on the lateral faces of the... Agent: Angstrom Power Incorporated

20110195334 - Fuel cell stack including interconnected fuel cell tubes: A solid oxide fuel cell stack includes a first fuel cell tube, a second fuel cell tube, and an interconnect member. The first fuel cell tube further includes an active area having a plurality of electrochemical cells connected in series, a first cathode lead disposed between the plurality of electrochemical... Agent: Adaptive Materials, Inc.

20110195335 - Sheared edge on fuel cell components for wicking of water: A fuel cell component including a body disposed along a plane and having a boundary past which a reactant and water flows is provided. The boundary has a discontinuous edge adapted to militate against a pinning of the water at the edge. The fuel cell component may be a bipolar... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110195337 - Microtruss water vapor transport device: A fuel cell system includes a water vapor transport device having a wet flow field layer having a coarse microtruss structure disposed between a pair of fine microtruss structures. The coarse and fine microtruss structures of the wet flow field layer are formed from a radiation-sensitive material. A dry flow... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110195338 - Hyper-branched polymer, electrode and electrolyte membrane including the hyper-branched polymer, and fuel cell including at least one of the electrode and the electrolyte membrane: A hyper-branched polymer, which is a product obtained by performing condensation polymerization reaction of a hyper-branched polymer composition including a diisocyanate-based compound and a dihydroxyamine-based compound, a cross-linked hyper-branched polymer, an electrode and electrolyte membrane for a fuel cell including the hyper-branched polymer or the cross-linked hyper-branched polymer, and a... Agent: Snu R&db Foundation

20110195339 - Solid polymer type fuel cell catalyst, solid polymer type fuel cell electrode, and fuel cell: The present invention relates to a solid polymer type fuel cell catalyst which is comprised of a carbon material which carries a catalyst ingredient, wherein the amount of adsorption of water vapor (V10) at 25° C. and a relative humidity of 10% of the carbon material is 2 ml/g or... Agent:

20110195340 - Composition, polymer thereof, electrode and electrolyte membrane for fuel cell, and fuel cell including the same: A composition including a compound having a fluorine functional group, a polymer as a polymerization product of the composition, an electrode and an electrolyte membrane for a fuel cell, which include the composition or the polymer thereof, and a fuel cell including at least one of the electrode and the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd

20110195341 - Method for synthesizing polymer electrolyte, polymer electrolyte membrane, and solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell: 2nd step of carrying out a crosslinking reaction between the polymer prepared in the 1st step and a cross-linking agent having one or more types of functional group selected from the group consisting of a disulfonyl amide group, a diamine group, a diol group and a dithiol group in an... Agent:

20110195342 - Solid oxide fuel cell reactor: An integral ceramic membrane for a fuel cell is provided, with a non-porous layer and porous layers both formed of proton conducting material. The proton-conducting material may be a compound or mixture of compounds of the formula X1-X2-O3-δ where X1=Ba, Sr or mixtures thereof and X2=Ce, Zr, Y, Nd, Yb,... Agent: The Governors Of The University Of Alberta

20110195343 - Solid oxide fuel cell or solid oxide fuel cell sub-component and methods of preparing same: A solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) or SOFC sub-component comprising a YSZ solid oxide electrolyte layer (10), a LSCF cathode layer (14) and a mixed phase layer (18) comprising at least zirconia and ceria between the electrolyte layer and the cathode layer, with the cathode layer in direct contact with... Agent: Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited

20110195344 - Passive water drain: A passive water drain for removal of water from a fuel cell system is disclosed, the drain including a main body having a cavity formed therein, an interior element, and a hydrophilic porous media. The passive water drain is adapted to simplify the anode reactant recycler, eliminate the need for... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110195345 - Anionic membrane: A separator suitable for alkaline cells or alkaline fuel cells is described that contains on the surface a copolymer of a hydrophobic PTFE component and a hydrophilic PVA-component. This separator resists silver oxidation, peroxide oxidation and provides high hydroxyl conductivity.... Agent:

20110195346 - Hybrid seal application process: A method for creating a formed-in-place seal on a fuel cell plate is disclosed. The method includes first dispensing a flowable seal material along a first sealing area of a fuel cell plate requiring the seal material. Next, a preformed template is located adjacent to at least a portion of... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110195347 - Process for producing a catalyst and catalyst: The invention relates to a process for producing a catalyst, where the catalyst comprises a catalytically active material and a carbon-comprising support, in which the carbon-comprising support is impregnated with a metal salt solution in a first step, the carbon-comprising support impregnated with the metal salt solution is subsequently heated... Agent: Basf Se

  
08/04/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list

20110189507 - Extended energy storage unit: An integrated energy storage unit includes a container and a battery housed within the container. The battery includes a positive battery terminal, a negative battery terminal, and a battery electrolyte. A capacitor is housed within the container, separate from the battery. The capacitor includes a positive capacitor terminal, a negative... Agent: International Battery, Inc.

20110189509 - Frame member and battery pack employed with the same: Disclosed herein are a frame member including an upper frame member having one major surface to which a protection circuit module (PCM) is mounted, and a lower frame member coupled with the upper frame member, the upper and lower frame members being provided at opposite major surfaces thereof with semi-cylindrical... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110189508 - Printed circuit board and fuel cell including the same: Collector portions, connection conductor portions and drawn-out conductor portions are formed on one surface of a base insulting layer of an FPC board. The collector portions, the connection conductor portions and the drawn-out conductor portions are covered with cover layers. The cover layers contain a resin composition. The resin composition... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20110189511 - Battery system and driving method thereof: A battery system capable of cooling overheated battery packs among a plurality battery packs each mounted in a battery case by measuring temperatures of the battery packs is disclosed, and a driving method thereof is provided. In one embodiment, the battery system includes a plurality of battery packs, an air... Agent:

20110189512 - Cid retention device for li-ion cell: A low pressure current interrupt device (CID) activates at a minimal threshold internal gauge pressure in a range of, for example, between about 4 kg/cm2 and about 9 kg/cm2. Preferably, the CID includes a first conductive plate and a second conductive plate in electrical communication with the first conductive plate,... Agent: Boston-power, Inc.

20110189510 - Nano-composite anode for high capacity batteries and methods of forming same: A battery anode comprised of a coated metallic nanowire array is disclosed. In one embodiment, an array of copper nanowires is attached to a copper substrate and coated with amorphous silicon. The center to center spacing of the nanowires and their diameter and the coating thickness are set so that... Agent: Illuminex Corporation

20110189513 - Sealed battery cell and method of manufacturing the same: An upper base portion of a top portion of a battery cell cap functions as a positive terminal, and paths for flow of electrical current are defined between the top portion and portions for welding. The portions for welding are positioned to face a side wall region between a pair... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20110189515 - Battery module of improved safety and middle or large-sized battery pack containing the same: Disclosed herein is a high-power, large-capacity battery module including a plurality of battery cells or unit modules connected in series to each other such that the battery cells or the unit modules are stacked while being in tight contact with each other or being adjacent to each other, wherein the... Agent:

20110189514 - Middle or large-sized battery pack of improved safety: Disclosed herein is a middle or large-sized battery pack including a battery module assembly configured in a structure in which a plurality of battery modules, each of which comprises a plurality of battery cells or unit modules connected in series to each other while being mounted in a module case,... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110189517 - Alkaline battery: An alkaline battery is provided in which the pulse discharge characteristic under high load is improved with a stable performance for drop impact or vibration. The alkaline battery includes a hollow cylindrical positive electrode 2 placed in a cylindrical battery case 8 having a closed bottom, a negative electrode 3... Agent:

20110189516 - Alkaline dry battery: The present invention provides an alkaline dry battery improved in pulse discharge characteristic under high load in a low temperature atmosphere. The alkaline dry battery of the present invention includes: a hollow cylindrical positive electrode 2 placed in a cylindrical battery case 8 having a closed bottom; a negative electrode... Agent:

20110189518 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The present invention provides a high-output, and long-life nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes: an electrode group which is formed by winding a positive electrode 5 including an active material layer formed on a surface of a current collector, and a negative electrode 6 including an... Agent:

20110189519 - Electronic apparatus and battery pack: An electronic apparatus includes: an electronic component; a battery pack configured to supply power to the electronic component; and a battery holder configured to receive the battery pack, wherein a first face of the battery holder opposing to a second face of an outside wall of the battery pack is... Agent:

20110189520 - High energy density redox flow device: Redox flow devices are described including a positive electrode current collector, a negative electrode current collector, and an ion-permeable membrane separating said positive and negative current collectors, positioned and arranged to define a positive electroactive zone and a negative electroactive zone; wherein at least one of said positive and negative... Agent: 24m Technologies, Inc.

20110189522 - Battery pack: A battery pack including one or more battery modules, each battery module including one or more battery cells; a cover for accommodating the one or more battery modules, and a circulative fluid channel through which a cooling fluid flows, the circulative fluid channel being associated with the cover.... Agent:

20110189524 - Battery pack for an electric powertrain vehicle: A battery pack includes at least a first stack of battery modules, and a second stack of battery modules, each stack including a plurality of battery modules arranged in parallel in side by side relationship extending in a longitudinal direction, the battery pack further including at least one heat exchanger... Agent: Renault S.a.s.

20110189525 - Conformal heat exchanger for battery cell stack: A heat exchanger structure for use in a battery unit that comprises a first battery stack comprising a plurality of battery cells and a second battery stack comprising a plurality of battery cells. The heat exchanger structure is disposed between opposing surfaces of the first battery stack and the second... Agent:

20110189523 - Cooling apparatus of a battery module: Disclosed is a cooling apparatus of a battery module, which can minimize temperature deviation between a plurality of secondary batteries constituting the battery module. The cooling apparatus of a battery module includes a housing including an accommodation part accommodating the battery module, and an air passage through which outside air... Agent:

20110189527 - Energy accumulator module: An energy storage module having a plurality of stacked flat cells. The energy storage module has an interconnection formed in such a way that the energy storage module can be connected mechanically, electrically and/or for exchanging coolant with at least one other energy storage module of the same kind.... Agent: Magna E-car Systems Gmbh & Co Og

20110189526 - Energy storage unit: An energy storage unit for storing electrical energy comprises a plurality of stacked flat cells, each having protruding electrodes. A cooling body of the energy storage unit is heat-conductively connected, at least in sections, to the flat cells. The cooling body at least partially consists of a plastic material and... Agent: Magna E-car Systems Gmbh & Co Og

20110189521 - Middle or large-sized battery pack of novel air cooling structure: Disclosed herein is a middle- or large-sized battery pack having two or more hexahedral battery modules, each including a plurality of chargeable and dischargeable plate-shaped battery cells or unit modules (unit cells), mounted in a pack case, wherein the battery pack is used as a power source for driving a... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110189528 - Thin film battery: The present invention concerns a flat battery comprising a package formed by a cathode, an anode, and a separator layer sandwiched between the cathode and the anode, a sealing frame extending circumferentially around said package, a first current collector contacting the anode, and a second current collector contacting the cathode.... Agent: Renata Ag

20110189530 - Nonaqueous secondary battery: A nonaqueous secondary battery comprising a pair of electrodes consisting of a positive electrode and a negative electrode, and a separator interposed between the pair of electrodes, wherein the separator is a laminate formed by stacking in sequence a metal layer, a first resin layer and a second resin layer... Agent:

20110189529 - Sodium secondary battery: The present invention provides a sodium secondary battery. The sodium secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution, the separator is composed of a porous laminate film in which a heat resistant porous... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20110189531 - Secondary battery module: A secondary battery module includes a plurality of unit cells; a first barrier located between adjacent ones of the unit cells; a second barrier located between adjacent ones of the unit cells and spaced from the first barrier; and spacers located between the first barrier and the second barrier.... Agent:

20110189532 - Interconnect member for a battery module: An interconnect member for use in a vibration welded battery module having a battery tab includes a portion weldable to the battery tab, and an inlay. The inlay is positioned with respect to the portion. The inlay may be the same material as the portion, with an insulating or heat-deterring... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20110189533 - Integrated energy storage unit: An integrated energy storage unit includes a container and a battery housed within the container. The battery includes a positive battery terminal, a negative battery terminal, and a battery electrolyte. A capacitor is housed within the container, separate from the battery. The capacitor includes a positive capacitor terminal, a negative... Agent: International Battery, Inc.

20110189534 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly that undergoes charging and discharging. The rechargeable battery includes a tube body that receives the electrode assembly and that has a tubular shape with a first open end and a second open end. A first film cover is installed at the first end... Agent:

20110189535 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including a case; an electrode assembly and electrolyte accommodated in the case; an electrode terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly, the electrode terminal including a terminal body; a cap plate sealing the case, the terminal body penetrating through the cap plate; and a seal gasket surrounding... Agent:

20110189536 - Secondary battery and method of manufacturing secondary battery: A secondary battery including an insulating bag for preventing or substantially preventing a short circuit between an electrode assembly and a case and for improving efficiency in injecting electrolyte, and a method of manufacturing the secondary battery. A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second... Agent:

20110189537 - Electronic device: An electronic device includes a battery box receiving two batteries for providing power. The battery box includes a holding base defining two neighboring receiving rooms and a sliding groove and a slidable block slidably installed in the sliding groove to position the batteries in the receiving rooms. The batteries are... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110189538 - Processes for production of phosphorus pentafluoride and hexafluorophosphates: A method of manufacturing phosphorus pentafluoride and hexafluorophosphate can suppress the manufacturing cost and also can manufacture high-quality phosphorus pentafluoride from an inexpensive and low-quality raw material. The raw material for the method can include at least a phosphorus atom and a fluorine atom. These are brought into contact with... Agent: Stella Chemifa Corporation

20110189539 - Nonaqueous electrolyte composition and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte composition includes: an electrolyte salt; a nonaqueous solvent; a matrix polymer; and a ceramic powder having a thermal conductivity of 50 W/m° C. or more.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110189540 - Conductive agent for battery electrode, electrode containing the same, and battery: Disclosed is a highly reliable secondary battery, as well as an electrode and a conductive agent used therefor, which battery has a long cycle life and is also less likely to be damaged or rupture even when the battery temperature becomes abnormally high. The conductive agent of the battery electrode... Agent: Mori Polymer Co., Inc.

20110189542 - Graphite particles and lithium secondary battery using the same as negative electrode: A graphite particle obtained by assembling or binding together a plurality of flat-shaped particles so that the planes of orientation are not parallel to one another, or a graphite particle in which aspect ratio is 5 or less or specific surface area is 8 m2/g or less or the size... Agent:

20110189541 - Secondary lithium battery: The cathode includes a current collector and a cathode mixture layer formed on the surface of the current collector. The cathode mixture layer is formed by stacking two layers one on another, each of which contains a cathode active material, a conductive material and a binder, and the cathode active... Agent:

20110189543 - Cathode active material with magnesium, and magnesium secondary battery with the same: Disclosed herein is a magnesium secondary battery. The magnesium secondary battery includes an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte material in which carrier ions, used as carriers between the anode and the cathode at the time of charge/discharge, are received, wherein at least any one of the cathode and the... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110189544 - Negative active material for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including same: s

20110189545 - Process for the preparation of lithium titanium spinel and its use: Non-doped and doped lithium titanate Li4Ti5O12 obtainable by the thermal reaction of a stoichiometric composite oxide containing Li2TiO3 and TiO2, the preparation of the stoichiometric composite oxide, as well as a process for the preparation of lithium titanate Li4Ti5O12 and its use as anode material in rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.... Agent: S&#xdc D-chemie Ag

20110189546 - Lithium secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof: In a lithium secondary battery provided by the present invention, the layer density on a side facing a protective layer (46) in a negative electrode active material layer (44) and/or positive electrode active material layer where the protective layer is formed, the protective layer containing an insulating filler and a... Agent:

20110189547 - Non-aqueous electrolytic solution containing additive for increasing capacity of lithium-ion cell and lithium-ion cell using same: Disclosed are an additive for improving charge/discharge characteristics of a lithium-ion cell, a nonaqueous electrolytic solution containing the additive, and a lithium-ion cell using the additive and/or the nonaqueous electrolytic solution. The additive serves as a solvent for a fluorine resin, such as poly(vinylidene fluoride), which is incorporated as an... Agent: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

20110189548 - Ionic additives for electrochemical devices using intercalation electrodes: An electrochemical cell comprising a cathode comprising an electrode active material that reversibly intercalates and de-intercalates any of cations and molecules; an anode comprising an electrode active material that reversibly intercalates and de-intercalates any of cations, anions, and molecules; a separator material that separates the cathode from the anode; and... Agent: Us Government As Represented By Secretary Of Army

20110189550 - Overcharge inhibitor, and nonaqueous electrolyte solution and secondary battery using the same:

20110189549 - Redox flow battery: A redox flow battery has a high energy density and an excellent charge and discharge efficiency because re-precipitation is prevented in an electrolyte solution or eduction is prevented in an electrode during reduction of a metal ion used as an electrolyte.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110189551 - Electrochemical cell with diffuser: An electrochemical cell includes a first electrode configured to operate as an anode to oxidize a fuel when connected to a load. The first electrode includes a permeable electrode body configured to allow flow of an ionically conductive medium therethrough. An electrode holder includes a cavity for holding the first... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.

20110189552 - Draining means for a fuel cell system and related adjustment mode: The invention relates to a draining device for a fuel cell (FC). The effluents from a hydrogen FC comprising a recirculation circuit have to be regularly drained in order to guarantee optimum operation. The draining devices of the prior art are characterized by significant variations in the hydrogen concentration of... Agent: Peugeot Citroen Automobiles S.a.

20110189553 - Method for producing and integration of direct sodium borohydride fuel cell: In the related invention, for different applications, the system integration of a 70-150 W functional and portable direct sodium borohydride fuel cell (DSBHFC) is realized. The system is integrated in such a way that neither the hydrogen from the sodium borohydride fuel nor the oxygen from the oxidant hydrogen peroxide... Agent: Tubitak-scientific And Techonological Research Council Of Turkey

20110189554 - Humidification unit and fuel cartridge: A humidification unit and a fuel cartridge are provided, wherein the fuel cartridge is capable of supplying hydrogen gas to a fuel cell (FC) stack. The fuel cartridge includes a hydrogen supply unit and a humidification unit. The hydrogen supply unit is capable of generating the hydrogen gas. The humidification... Agent: Young Green Energy Co.

20110189555 - Apparatus for supplying a fuel cell in a fuel cell system with fuel gas: An apparatus for supplying a fuel cell in a fuel cell system with fuel gas is provided. The fuel cell system includes a mixing region, where unused fuel gas mixes with fresh fuel gas, a water precipitator, a device for the at least indirect heating of the supplied fresh fuel... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20110189557 - Aero-thermal energy technology platform using recycled energy with endothermic decomposition: A scalable endothermic reaction apparatus, system and method captures, concentrates, and converts atmospheric heat and humidity into diatomic hydrogen and stoichiometric oxygen for use within an exothermic device such as an engine, a turbine, or a fuel cell. No nitrogen or carbon compounds are introduced into the process utilized by... Agent:

20110189556 - Architectures for electrochemical systems: The present invention generally relates to electrochemical systems for producing hydrogen and/or power. Various aspects of the invention are directed to reactor designs for producing hydrogen and/or power from a fuel and water, conducting ceramics and other materials for such systems, including mixed ionically and electrically conducting ceramics which can... Agent:

20110189558 - Hydrogen generating apparatus and fuel cell using the same: A hydrogen generating apparatus and a fuel cell using the same is provided. The hydrogen generating apparatus is adapted to a fuel cell, and includes a main body, an electromagnet, a magnetic element, a containing tank and a sliding element. The electromagnet is fixed on the main body. The magnetic... Agent: Young Green Energy Co.

20110189559 - Method for the production of light hydrocarbons from gas with high methane content, a solid fuel cell used for the production of light hydrocarbons from gas with high methane content, and a catalyst for the production of light hydrocarbons from gas with h: The present invention refers to the conversion of gaseous or gasifiable fuels with high methane content, such as natural gas, biogas, synthesis gas or gas originated from various industrial process rejects, with or without prior desulfurization and elimination of other contaminants, in a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC), with special... Agent: Instituto Alberto Luiz Coimbra De P&#xd3 S-gradua&#xc7 &#xc3 O E Pesquisa De Engenharia - Coppe/ufrj

20110189560 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system including a hydrogen supply module, a fuel cell module, and a control module is provided. The fuel cell module receives a hydrogen from the hydrogen supply module. The fuel cell module includes a fuel cell unit and a hydrogen storage unit, wherein the hydrogen storage unit... Agent: Young Green Energy Co.

20110189561 - Hydrogen generating apparatus and fuel cell using the same: A hydrogen generating apparatus and a fuel cell using the same are provided, the hydrogen generating apparatus is adapted to the fuel cell, and includes a sleeve, a sliding element, and a withdrawing mechanism. A first end of the sleeve is used for containing liquid water. The sliding element is... Agent: Young Green Energy Co.

20110189564 - Fuel cell using carbon nanotubes: A fuel cell comprises an anode, a cathode, and a proton exchange membrane. The anode and cathode can include a catalyst layer which includes a plurality of generally aligned carbon nanotubes. Methods of making a fuel cell are also disclosed.... Agent: Formfactor, Inc.

20110189562 - Hydrogen gas generation apparatus and fuel cell having the same: The hydrogen gas generation apparatus is adapted for a fuel cell. The hydrogen gas generation apparatus includes a main body, a bimetallic switch, a reserve tank, and a sliding member. The bimetallic switch has one end connected to the main body. The reserve tank is fixed to the main body... Agent: Young Green Energy Co.

20110189563 - Hydrogen generation device and fuel cell using the same: A hydrogen generation device and a fuel cell using the same are provided. The hydrogen generation device includes a first containing groove, a cover, a second containing groove, and a rotating device. The first containing groove contains liquid water. The cover is fixed on the first containing groove and covers... Agent: Young Green Energy Co.

20110189567 - High temperature fuel cell system and method of operating the same: A high temperature fuel cell stack system, such as a solid oxide fuel cell system, with an improved balance of plant efficiency includes a thermally integrated reformer, combustor and the fuel cell stack.... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20110189565 - Hydrogen generator, fuel cell power generating system including the same, and method for stopping hydrogen generator: Disclosed is a hydrogen generator which comprises a reformer (20) containing a reforming catalyst for generating a hydrogen-containing gas through the reforming reaction between a raw material and water, a reforming temperature detection unit (18) for detecting the temperature of a reforming catalyst, a heating unit (2) for burning at... Agent:

20110189566 - Indirect internal reforming solid oxide fuel cell and method for shutting down the same: Provided is a method for stopping an indirect internally reforming SOFC with which a hydrocarbon fuel is reformed reliably and it is possible to prevent oxidative degradation of the anode by the reformed gas. This is a method of stopping an indirect internally reforming SOFC which has a reformer, an... Agent: Jx Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation

20110189568 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system has two fuel cell modules each arranged in a plane. In the fuel cell modules each including a plurality of membrane electrode assemblies arranged in a plane, hydrogen stored in a fuel cartridge is fed to anodes of the fuel cell modules. A control unit performs... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110189569 - Auto-learning of base stack resistance for hfr based rh control: A method for determining membrane humidification by determining the membrane protonic resistance of a fuel cell stack at humidified conditions, and normalizing the base resistance of the fuel cell stack against the base resistance of a reference fuel cell stack.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110189570 - System and method for passivating a fuel cell power plant: A system and method for passivating a fuel cell power plant 10 with hydrogen fuel utilizes a fuel blower 10 to assist in circulating fuel between a fuel processing system 38 and air processing system 12 via an inlet transfer line 66 connecting fuel feed line 42 and air feed... Agent: Utc Power Corporation

20110189571 - Fuel cell system and method of controlling fuel generating reaction and computer: A method of controlling a fuel generating reaction of a fuel cell includes: a. providing a first reactant; b. activating the first reactant to generate fuel to the fuel cell; c. when a characteristic value of the fuel cell reaches a first reference value during the activation, adding a quantity... Agent: Young Green Energy Co.

20110189572 - Fuel cell system with flame protection member: A solid oxide fuel cell system includes a first fuel cell tube, a flame tip protection member and a current conduction member. The first fuel cell tube has a flame end. The flame end has exit opening. The fuel cell tube is configured to deliver combustible gas to the flame... Agent: Adaptive Materials, Inc.

20110189573 - Online anode pressure bias to maximize bleed velocity while meeting emission constraint: A method that employs a model based approach to determine a maximum anode pressure set-point based on existing airflow in the exhaust gas line. This approach maximizes anode flow channel velocity during bleed events while meeting the hydrogen emission constraint, which in turn increases the amount of water purged from... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110189574 - Pressurized fuel cell cartridges: Disclosed herein is a fuel supply comprising a compressed gas chamber and liquid fuel chamber. A pressure regulator connects the compressed gas chamber to the liquid fuel chamber. The pressure regulator is capable of taking a high pressure input from the compressed gas chamber and providing a substantially constant lower... Agent: Soci&#xc9 T&#xc9 Bic

20110189575 - Method for manufacturing polymer electrolyte membrane for fuel cell, membrane electrode assembly and polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell: Provided are a method for manufacturing a polymer electrolyte membrane for a fuel cell, a membrane electrode assembly and a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell. The manufacturing method includes (S1) forming a plurality of grooves on a substrate; (S2) casting an ion exchange resin solution for forming an electrolyte membrane... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110189576 - Fuel cell and fuel cell stack: A fuel cell includes separators sandwiching electrolyte electrode assemblies. Each of the separators includes a fuel gas supply section, four first bridges extending radially outwardly from the fuel gas supply section, sandwiching sections connected to the first bridges, and flow rectifier members provided between adjacent sandwiching sections. A fuel gas... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110189577 - Bipolar electrode/separator assembly, bipolar battery comprising the same and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed is a bipolar electrode/separator assembly including a bipolar electrode-adhesive film assembly including a bipolar electrode holding active materials, having different polarities, on central portions of top and bottom surfaces of a collector, respectively, and adhesive films on both top and bottom surfaces of the collector with respect to at... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110189578 - Fuel cell system including a resilient manifold interconnecting member: A solid oxide fuel cell module includes a manifold member comprising a plurality of openings. The solid oxide fuel cell module further includes a plurality of fuel cell tube units. The solid oxide fuel cell module further includes a fuel cell tube unit to manifold interconnect member providing a fluid... Agent: Adaptive Materials, Inc.

20110189579 - Electrolyte: An electrolyte includes a continuous meso- or nanoporous component and a polymer electrolyte phase having a conductive matrix or continuous conducting component. The continuous meso- or nanoporous component includes an interconnected porous structure and may, for example, be a monolith. When the porous component is contacted with the electrolyte phase,... Agent:

20110189580 - Co-deposition of conductive material at the diffusion media/plate interface: A method of depositing a conductive material is described. The method includes: providing a plate selected from anode plates, cathode plates, bipolar plates, or combinations thereof, wherein the plate includes gas flow channels; providing a diffusion media in contact with the gas flow channel side of the plate to form... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110189583 - Catalyst, production process therefor and use thereof: The catalysts include a niobium-containing oxycarbonitride having I2/(I1+I2) of not less than 0.25 wherein I1 is the maximum X-ray diffraction intensity at diffraction angles 2θ of 25.45° to 25.65° and I2 is the maximum X-ray diffraction intensity at diffraction angles 2θ=2θ of 25.65° to 26.0° according to X-ray powder diffractometry... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20110189581 - Compound, cross-linked material thereof, double cross-linked polymer thereof, and electrolyte membrane, electrode for fuel cell and fuel cell including same: A compound having an amino group at a terminal thereof and at least one amino group in a repeating unit, a cross-linked material of the compound, a double cross-linked polymer thereof, an electrolyte membrane and an electrode for a fuel cell, which include the cross-linked material of the compound or... Agent: Snu R&db Foundation

20110189582 - Mixed ionic and electronic conductor based on sr2fe2-x moxo6 perovskite: In accordance with the present disclosure, a method for fabricating a symmetrical solid oxide fuel cell is described. The method includes synthesizing a composition comprising perovskite and applying the composition on an electrolyte support to form both an anode and a cathode.... Agent: University Of South Carolina

20110189584 - Polymer and cross-linked polymer composition, electrode and electrolyte membrane including cross-linked polymer, and fuel cell including electrode and electrolyte membrane: A polymer composition, a cross-linked polymer formed therefrom, an electrolyte membrane and electrode for a fuel cell including the same, and a fuel cell employing the electrode and the electrolyte membrane. The cross-linked polymer includes an oxazine-based monomer capable of retaining phosphoric acid and has excellent mechanical strength. When the... Agent: Snu R&db Foundation

20110189585 - Ion-exchange membranes structured in the thickness and process for manufacturing these membranes: Monolayer ion-exchange membrane structured in the thickness comprising ion-exchange sites covalently bonded to a support polymer, the membrane comprising two surface zones located on either side of a mid-zone, each surface zone having a thickness of not more than 15% of the total thickness of the membrane, in which the... Agent: Solvay (societe Anonyme)

20110189587 - Interconnect member for fuel cell: A solid oxide fuel cell includes a plurality of fuel cell tubes. Each fuel cell includes an active area and an anode outer surface disposed downstream the active area. The solid oxide fuel cell tube further includes an interconnect member disposed circumferentially around the fuel cell tube electrically contacting the... Agent: Adaptive Materials, Inc.

20110189586 - Nanometer and sub-micron laminar structure of laxsrymnoz for solid oxide fuel cells application: Structures, deposition systems and deposition processes related generally to a solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) are provided. A nanometer to submicron laminar structure of LaxSryMnOz is used as an interconnect layer or interface layer between a cathode and an electrolyte for the SOFCs. The SOFC includes a cathode layer, an... Agent:

20110189588 - Solid oxide fuel cell and brazing method between cell and cap: A solid oxide fuel cell and a brazing method between a cell and a cap of a fuel cell capable of simplifying a brazing process relative to the related art are disclosed. Thus, improved production efficiency and an air seal while saving on the amount of filler metal used is... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110189589 - Composite porous catalysts: A composite catalyst for a chemical reaction includes a porous metal catalyst that catalyzes a plurality of reactants to provide a reaction product, and a reaction-enhancing material disposed within pores defined by the porous metal catalyst. The reaction-enhancing material enhances attraction of at least one reactant of the plurality of... Agent: The Johns Hopkins University

20110189590 - Method of making an electrochemical cell with a catalytic electrode including manganese dioxide: The invention is a process for making an electrochemical cell with a catalytic electrode including a catalyst made by a solution precipitation process via an oxidation-reduction reaction between water-soluble oxidizing and reducing agents, at least one of which includes manganese. The reaction is carried out at less than 65° C.,... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

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