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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process September class, title,number 09/11

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09/29/2011 > 78 patent applications in 55 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20110236724 - Device and method for performing a biologically catalyzed electrochemical reaction: A device includes a first electrode compartment, the anode compartment, and a second electrode compartment, the cathode compartment, with a quantity of an anode fluid including an electrochemically oxidizable substrate and optional further compounds in the anode compartment, a quantity of a cathode fluid including an electrochemically reducible substrate and... Agent:

20110236725 - Microbial fuel cell: It is an object of the present invention to provide a microbial fuel cell capable of increasing a current density without employing a mediator. The microbial fuel cell 1 includes a 3-dimensionally structured agglomerate formed from conductive fine particles 2 and microorganisms 3. In the agglomerate 4, the conductive fine... Agent: The University Of Tokyo

20110236728 - Battery module and method of manufacturing the same: A battery module 8 containing parallel blocks 9 connected to a protection circuit via a lead plate 2, wherein the parallel blocks 9 are welded to both sides of the lead plate without bending the lead plate 2 into a U shape. Thus it is possible to reduce the length... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110236726 - Battery pack: There is provided a battery pack capable of unfolding support members in the use of an external device having the battery pack joined thereto, and inserting the support members respectively into groove portions in the movement of the external device. The battery pack includes at least one battery cell. A... Agent:

20110236727 - Secondary battery pack: A secondary battery pack includes a battery cell having an electrode assembly, a case housing the electrode assembly, and a first electrode tab and a second electrode tab electrically coupled to the electrode assembly; and a protection circuit module coupled to the battery cell, wherein the protection circuit module includes... Agent:

20110236729 - Hydrogen cells or microcells with a hydrogen generator: The invention relates to a system that consists of a Hydrogen production device made up of a chamber (1-10) for hydrolyzing a metal hydride, separated by a thin membrane (1-1) superposed on a rigid grid (1-5) from at least one reservoir (1-3) containing a liquid solution for the reaction, with... Agent:

20110236731 - Battery thermal management system: In certain embodiments, a battery thermal management system includes at least one battery, at least one thermoelectric device in thermal communication with the at least one battery, and a conduit comprising an inlet configured to allow a working fluid to enter and flow into the conduit and into thermal communication... Agent: Bsst LLC

20110236730 - Battery watering system: A system for watering aqueous battery cells. The system includes a water conduit connectable to a water source, and multiple nozzles attached to and in fluid communication with the water conduit for distributing water to each of the battery cells. The nozzles provide a similar flow rate of water over... Agent:

20110236733 - Energy storage device: An energy storage device includes an electrode unit in which a cathode having a cathode lead, an anode having an anode lead, and a separator located between the cathode and the anode to separate the cathode and the anode from each other are rolled together; a housing receiving the electrode... Agent: Ls Mtron Ldt.

20110236732 - Package for large format lithium ion cells: A battery cell is disclosed. The battery cell includes a sealed foil pouch having a plurality of openings and a terminal block disposed within the sealed foil pouch. The terminal block has a plurality of terminals extending outwardly therefrom. Each of the plurality of terminals extends through one of the... Agent: International Battery, Inc.

20110236734 - Safety valve for gastight battery and gastight battery using safety valve: A safety valve for a battery which is mounted on a sealing plate for sealing an opening portion of a gastight battery case, and which can rapidly release a gas in the battery when a battery internal pressure is elevated is provided. In a safety valve for a gastight battery,... Agent:

20110236735 - Battery system and battery safety alarm system: A battery system that can prevent a burst of a battery and a battery safety alarm system therefor are provided. A battery system includes a lithium ion battery formed in a cylindrical shape and including an organic electrolytic solution as an electrolyte. A laser beam source emits a laser beam.... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

20110236736 - Energy storage device and manufacturing method thereof: An object is to provide an energy storage device capable of supplying stable voltage and easily detecting remaining capacity and charging capacity. The energy storage device includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode formed so as to face the positive electrode, and an electrolyte interposed between the positive electrode and... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110236737 - Non-aqueous secondary battery: A non-aqueous secondary battery contains a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator and a non-aqueous electrolytic solution. The positive electrode contains a layered structure lithium-containing compound oxide, or a spinel lithium-containing compound oxide containing manganese as an active material. The non-aqueous electrolytic solution contains at least one additive selected... Agent:

20110236738 - Battery box and electronic device using the same: The present disclosure provides a battery box including a main body and a battery mounting mechanism. The main body defines a battery cavity to receive a battery and includes a sidewall defining a first receiving space and a second receiving space. The mechanism includes a fixing member, a shaft, and... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110236739 - Battery pack: A battery pack is disclosed. The battery pack includes angular-shaped battery cells stacked in a stack direction and a battery holder device. The battery holder device presses side surfaces of the battery cells with a load acting along the stack direction. The battery holder device integrally includes multiple surface pressing... Agent: Denso Corporation

20110236741 - Energy store for a motor vehicle: An energy store for a motor vehicle for storage and emission of electrical energy as required, having a multiplicity of cells which are positioned one above the other and/or alongside one another like an array, wherein each cell is surrounded by a first material, wherein a second material is positioned... Agent: Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

20110236740 - Nested heatsink housing for lithium ion cells: A cell housing includes a first half section having a longitudinal side having a first end and a second end. A first lateral side extends perpendicularly to the longitudinal side from the first end. The first lateral side has a first tongue. A second lateral side extends perpendicularly to the... Agent: International Battery, Inc.

20110236742 - Fault protection bateery cover assembly: A fault protection battery cover assembly consists of a platform having a plurality of holes disposed thereon, a positive and a negative terminal for providing electricity output, and a positive and a negative terminal connecting bar for providing connection with an internal circuit. Said terminals and terminal connecting bars are... Agent:

20110236743 - Electrolyte separator and method of making the electrolyte separator: An electrolyte separator structure is provided. The electrolyte separator structure comprises a graded integral structure, wherein the structure comprises an ion-conducting first ceramic at a first end and an electrically insulating second ceramic at a second end, wherein the difference in the coefficient of thermal expansion of the ion-conducting first... Agent: General Electric Company

20110236744 - Fibrous separation membrane for secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof: Disclosed herein is a fibrous separation membrane for secondary batteries, comprising: a support layer containing cellulose fiber; and a first heat-resistant resin layer applied on one side of the support layer.... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110236745 - Microporous membrane, methods for making such film, and the use of such film as battery separator film: Embodiments of the present invention generally relate to microporous membrane, methods for making microporous membrane, and the use of microporous membrane as battery separator film. More particularly, the invention relates to a microporous polymeric membrane including a paraxylylene polymer or copolymer, particularly in combination with a polymeric microporous membrane. The... Agent: Toray Tonen Specialty Separator Godo Kaisha

20110236746 - Battery outer label and battery provided with the same: A battery outer label 1 including a heat-shrinkable resin film such as of polyethylene terephthalate as a base material 2, a printing layer 5 and a protective layer 6 formed on a front surface of the base material 2, and a vapor-deposited metal layer 3 and an adhesive layer 4... Agent:

20110236747 - Composite material for negative electrode, method for fabricating the same and electrochemical device using the same: The present invention relates to a composite material for a negative electrode, including: a plurality of iron oxide particles; and a conductivity improver, which is selected form the group consisting of copper, cobalt, nickel, tin, antimony, bismuth, indium, silver, gold, lead, cadmium, carbon black, graphite, copper salt, cobalt salt, nickel... Agent:

20110236748 - Current collector for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, electrode, non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and method for producing the same: A current collector includes a metal foil with a plurality of through-holes formed therein. The metal foil is divided into two regions of: a distant region distant from a connection portion to be connected to an external terminal; and a close region being close to the connection portion and having... Agent:

20110236749 - Sodium-metal-halide energy storage device with sodium level control mechanism: 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

20110236750 - Secondary cell and method of producing same: A secondary cell of an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a cell case of a rectangular cuboid shape having an opening; a cell lid configured to seal the opening in the cell case; an electrode assembly provided in a space defined by the cell case and the cell lid;... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20110236751 - High voltage battery formation protocols and control of charging and discharging for desirable long term cycling performance: Improved cycling of high voltage lithium ion batteries is accomplished through the use of a formation step that seems to form a more stable structure for subsequent cycling and through the improved management of the charge-discharge cycling. In particular, the formation charge for the battery can be performed at a... Agent:

20110236752 - Power storage device: A power storage device includes a positive electrode including a positive electrode current collector and a positive electrode active material having an olivine structure which is represented by a structural formula LiFexMe1-xPO4 (Me=Mn, Ni, or Co) (x is greater than 0 and less than 1) over the positive electrode current... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110236755 - Energy storage device and manufacturing method thereof: An electrode of an energy storage device with less deterioration by charge and discharge can be manufactured. In addition, an energy storage device which has large capacity and high endurance can be manufactured. A manufacturing method of an electrode of an energy storage device is provided in which a high-wettability... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co.,ltd.

20110236754 - Secondary battery and method for forming electrode of secondary battery: An object is to provide a secondary battery having excellent charge-discharge cycle characteristics. A secondary battery including an electrode containing silicon or a silicon compound is provided, in which the electrode is provided with a layer containing silicon or a silicon compound over a layer of a metal material; a... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110236753 - Secondary battery and method for manufacturing electrode of the same: A secondary battery to be provided includes an electrode including silicon or a silicon compound, and the electrode includes, for example, a current collector formed using metal and a silicon film as an active material provided over the current collector. The hydrogen concentration in the silicon film of the electrode... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110236756 - Negative electrode for lithium secondary battery and manufacturing method therreof: A negative electrode for a lithium (Li) secondary battery, a method of forming the same, and a secondary battery, the negative electrode including a tin (Sn) based current collector layer; and a multilayer film on the Sn based current collector, the multilayer film having two or more layers, wherein the... Agent:

20110236757 - Power storage device and method for manufacturing the same: A power storage device with favorable battery characteristics and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The power storage device includes at least a positive electrode and a negative electrode provided so as to face the positive electrode with an electrolyte provided therebetween. The positive electrode includes a collector and a... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110236758 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and fabrication method for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery according to the present invention has a positive electrode comprising a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode comprising a negative electrode active material and a non-aqueous electrolyte, wherein a mixture of at least one metal selected from zinc and cadmium having an average particle... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110236759 - Lithium-ion secondary battery and method of manufacturing same: A lithium-ion secondary battery of this invention comprises a separator interposed between a positive electrode and a negative electrode. Moreover, a porous film of lithium titanate is formed on the surface of the negative electrode. In this lithium-ion secondary battery, when the separator is ruptured, short-circuiting of the positive electrode... Agent:

20110236760 - Electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, method for producing the same, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: An electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery with which the non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery can perform high output charge and discharge is provided. The electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a current collector and an electrode active material layer containing active materials. The electrode active material layer... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

20110236761 - Electrode plate for battery and battery: An insulating resin layer is formed on part of the surface of a current collector of an electrode plate for a battery. The insulating resin layer is formed on at least part of a portion at which a mixture particle is not in contact with the surface of the current... Agent:

20110236762 - Porous membranes and methods of making the same: The instant disclosure relates to porous membranes and methods of making the same. An example of the method includes exposing a polymeric film (including a polymer and i) a gel-forming polymer, ii) ceramic particles, or iii) combinations of i and ii) established on a carrier belt to a non-solvent or... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110236763 - Electric storage device: In an electric storage device, lithium electrodes are disposed on respective outermost portions of an electrode laminated unit in which a positive electrode and a negative electrode are laminated alternately via positive/negative electrode separators. The lithium electrode includes lithium metal serving as a lithium ion supply source, and a lithium... Agent: Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110236764 - Microporous membranes and methods for producing and using such membranes: The invention relates to microporous polymeric membranes suitable for use as battery separator film. The invention also relates to a method for producing such membranes, batteries containing such membranes as battery separators, methods for making such batteries, and methods for using such batteries.... Agent: Toray Tonen Specialty Separator Godo Kaisha

20110236765 - Nonaqueous solvent, and nonaqueous electrolyte solution and nonaqueous secondary battery that use nonaqueous solvent: The nonaqueous solvent for a nonaqueous secondary battery of the present invention includes: a fluorinated cyclic carbonate having at least one fluorine in each designated location in the molecule; and a fluorinated phosphazene having at least one fluorine bound to a phosphorus atom in the phosphazene molecule and a ratio... Agent:

20110236766 - Electrolyte compositions for batteries using sulphur or sulphur compounds: There are disclosed electrolytes comprising solutions of lithium salts with large anions in polar aprotic solvents with a particular concentration of background salts. The concentration of the background salts is selected to be equal or close to the concentration of a saturated solution of these salts in the aprotic solvents... Agent:

20110236767 - Negative electrode for lithium secondary battery, method for producing carbon-based negative electrode active material, lithium secondary battery and use thereof: Disclosed are a negative electrode for lithium secondary batteries, containing an active material (A) capable of absorbing/desorbing lithium ions and a binder (B), wherein the active material (A) is a carbon-based material obtained from at least one starting material selected from a group consisting of petroleum cokes and coal cokes... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20110236768 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery that includes a non-aqueous electrolyte solution containing a non-aqueous solvent and an electrolyte, and vinylene carbonate (C3H2O3) and Li[M(C2O4)xRy] at 0.6 parts by weight or more and 3.9 parts by weight or less in total to 100 parts by weight of the non-aqueous electrolyte solution,... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20110236770 - Fuel cell and enzyme electrode: Provided is a fuel cell that is high in performance capabilities of initial power generation and in volume power density, and produces a stable power. Between fixing plates, first and second cell portions are provided. The first cell portion includes an anode, a cathode, and a proton conductor, and the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110236771 - Mutant gluconate dehydrogenase: The present disclosure provides a mutant gluconate dehydrogenase whose enzyme activity and/or heat resistance is a predetermined level or higher. The mutant gluconate dehydrogenase is made by an amino acid sequence obtained by deleting, substituting, adding or inserting one or plural amino acids in an amino acid sequence represented by... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110236769 - Three dimensional electrodes useful for microbial fuel cells: An electrode for use in a microbial fuel cell comprising a porous substrate and nanostructure coating, for example, a carbon nanotube coating, is provided. The electrode can be configured as either a cathode or an anode, or both. Also provided is a microbial fuel cell comprising an anode compartment comprising... Agent:

20110236772 - Manufacturing methods for air electrode: A method of forming an air electrode of a metal-air battery includes forming a plurality of layers of the air electrode. The plurality of layers include an active layer and a gas diffusion layer. Forming the active layer includes forming a plurality of blank portions in a sublayer of the... Agent: Revolt Technology Ltd.

20110236773 - Fuel cell catalyst regeneration: Systems that facilitate operating proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells are provided. The systems employ a fuel supply component that supplies fuel to the proton exchange membrane fuel cell; and a regeneration component that provides a reducing agent comprising a mixture of hydrogen and nitrogen, or a reducing plasma to... Agent: Spansion LLC

20110236774 - System for pre-activation of polymer electrolyte fuel cell (pefc): An apparatus for pre-activation of a polymer electrolyte fuel cell includes a first plate and a second plate hot pressing the unit cell stack, each having a flow channel supplying water vapor to opposing inner surfaces with the unit cell stack therebetween and including a resistor producing heat, a compressor,... Agent: Korea Institute Of Energy Research

20110236775 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system quickly and efficiently preheats a frozen stack. The fuel cell system includes: a reformer which generates a reformate gas by reforming a fuel and is heated by a heat source unit; a stack which generates electricity by electrochemically reacting an oxidizer with hydrogen in the reformate... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110236776 - Fuel cell system suitable for organic fuels and a method of operation of the same: A fuel cell system includes a first electrode-electrolyte assembly having a first electrode coupled to one side of the first electrode-electrolyte assembly and a second electrode coupled to an opposite side of the first electrode-electrolyte assembly and a second electrode-electrolyte assembly having a third electrode coupled to one side of... Agent:

20110236777 - Fuel cell system to preheat fuel cell stack: A fuel cell system including: a reformer to convert a fuel into hydrogen; a reformer chamber to contain air heated by the reformer; a fuel cell stack to convert the hydrogen into electricity; a first pump to supply an oxidant to the stack; and a second pump to supply the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110236778 - Method and apparatus for discharging used operating media of a fuel cell some of which are explosive: The invention relates to a method and to a device for discharging used operating media of a fuel cell (1) in a fuel cell system (20), at least some of which are explosive, comprising a sensor unit (30) for examining the operating media discharged from an operating space (27). In... Agent: Fronius International Gmbh

20110236779 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system whose fuel loss caused by the crossover of the fuel is small and which can be operated economically. The fuel cell system includes a fuel cell 10, a primary feeding system 12 for feeding a primary fuel which is a liquid fuel to the fuel cell... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110236780 - Fuel cell system and method for controlling stoppage of fuel cell system: A fuel cell system for a vehicle includes a fuel cell, a fuel supply device, an oxidizer supply device, an anode potential measuring device, and a discharge controller. The anode potential measuring device is configured to measure an anode potential of an anode. The discharge controller is configured to control... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110236781 - Fuel cell cooling: A method of operating a fuel cell system (100) comprising a fuel cell stack (110) and a closed loop water cooling circuit for direct injection of cooling water into the stack (110), the method comprising: measuring an operational parameter of the fuel cell system (100) over a time period; adding... Agent:

20110236782 - Fuel cell system: The power generation performance of a fuel cell is improved by reducing a concentration overvoltage of an anode, without increasing the cost thereof. A fuel cell system is provided with a fuel cell that generates electricity by means of electrochemical reactions between a fuel containing liquefied ammonia and an oxidizing... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110236783 - Interdigitated flow field for solid plate fuel cells: A fuel cell includes a first flow field plate for an anode side and a second flow field plate for a cathode side where each of the first flow field plates include channels configured to provide matching interdigitated flow fields. The fuel cell includes the first flow plate that receives... Agent:

20110236784 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack is provided in which a plurality of single cells each including a membrane electrode assembly are stacked in a stacking direction. The fuel cell stack includes a plurality of electrical insulation members each connected to an outer peripheral portion of a corresponding one of the membrane... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110236785 - Fuel cell layer, fuel cell system and method for fabricating the fuel cell layer: A fuel cell layer includes a plurality of membrane electrode assemblies disposed in a planar array arrangement and an interconnector for electrically coupling an anode catalyst layer of one of adjacent membrane electrode assemblies to a cathode catalyst layer of the other of the adjacent membrane electrode assemblies. Each membrane... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110236786 - Fuel cell: There is provided a fuel cell having a seal structure that has high gas sealability and, further, is capable of supplying gas to a membrane electrode assembly without being path-cut even if there are conventional processing errors (variations) in the gasket. With respect to a gasket 5 provided at the... Agent:

20110236787 - Fuel cell: The present invention provides a fuel cell having obstructed passages, which is capable of inhibiting the occurrence of flooding. The fuel cell comprises: a stacked body comprising at least a membrane electrode assembly; and a pair of separators sandwiching the stacked body. A face of the stacked body side of... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110236788 - Method for membrane electrode assembly fabrication and membrane electrode assembly: A method of coating carbon based electrodes and thick electrodes without mud-cracking is described. The electrode ink is deposited on a decal substrate, and transferred to a hot press before the electrode ink is completely dried. The partially dried electrode ink is hot pressed to the membrane to form a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110236789 - Electrode material, fuel cell including the same, and method of manufacturing the same: A novel electrode that can be used at high temperature in air, a fuel cell using the material, and a method of manufacture of the same are provided. The electrode material containing a component expressed by La1-sAsNi1-x-y-zCuxFeyBzO3-δ (wherein, A and B are at least one element independently selected from the... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20110236791 - Anode catalyst layer for polymer electrolyte fuel cell: The following is obtained: an anode catalyst layer for a polymer electrolyte fuel cell, which comprises a carbon support on which a catalyst is carried and a hydrogen ion-conductive polyelectrolyte, and wherein the catalyst is carried by a carbon support for which the hydrophilic characteristic value specified based on a... Agent:

20110236792 - Fuel cell and method for manufacturing same: In a fuel cell of the present invention, a gas diffusion layer (15A, 15C) provided on at least one surface side of a polymer electrolyte membrane (12) is structured with a conductive carbon sheet. Fluid flow passages (16A, 16C) are formed on the surface of the gas diffusion layer (15A,... Agent:

20110236793 - Highly stable fuel cell membranes and methods of making them: A solid polymer electrolyte membrane having (a) an ion exchange material and (b) dispersed in said ion exchange material, a hydrogen peroxide decomposition catalyst bound to a carbon particle support, wherein the hydrogen peroxide decomposition catalyst comprises (i) polyvinylphosphonic acid and (ii) cerium.... Agent:

20110236790 - System, methods and materials for storing and retrieving hydrogen: A system for storing and retrieving elemental hydrogen. The system includes a housing, a hydrogen storage element enclosed within the housing and having a solid-state hydrogen storage material, and a control system for regulating storage of hydrogen into and retrieval of hydrogen from the storage material. At least a portion... Agent: Packer Engineering, Inc.

20110236794 - Electrolyte for an sofc battery, and method for making same: The invention relates to a method for manufacturing an electrolyte for an SOFC battery comprising a CVD (chemical vapour deposition) deposition step, on a substrate, of a stack of at least three layers of materials YSZ/X/YSZ, X being a different material than YSZ.... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20110236795 - Metal-doped oxide, method of preparing the same, and solid oxide electrolyte using the metal-doped oxide: e

20110236796 - Fuel cell system: Fuel cell systems including a fuel composition are disclosed. In some embodiments, a fuel composition includes an organic polymer, and a fuel such as methanol, and the composition has a hardness of at least about 2 grams peak force, as determined by penetration test using a texture analyzer.... Agent: The Gillette Company, A Delaware Corporation

20110236797 - Multi-functional tightening clamps for a fuel cell: e

20110236798 - Manufacturing methods for air electrode: A method of forming an air electrode of a metal-air battery includes forming at least a portion of the air electrode using a process selected from the group consisting of screen printing, spray printing, spin coating, and dip coating.... Agent: Revolt Technology Ltd.

20110236799 - Manufacturing methods for air electrode: Methods of forming an air electrode of a metal-air battery are provided. One method includes forming a plurality of layers of the air electrode. The plurality of layers include an active layer and a gas diffusion layer. Forming at least one of the active layer or the gas diffusion layer... Agent: Revolt Technology Ltd.

20110236801 - Fuel cell and production of fuel cell stack: Separators (5A, 5B, 6) and membrane-electrode assemblies (2) of a fuel cell stack (1) are alternately stacked in a guide box (40). The separators (5A, 5B, 6) each have groove-like gas paths (10A, 10B). Powder of an adhesive agent (7) is adhered in advance to the surfaces of the separators... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110236800 - Method for manufacturing membrane electrode assembly: A membrane electrode assembly composed of a polymer electrolyte membrane and diffusion layers bonded to both surfaces of the polymer electrolyte membrane, as well as a polymer electrolyte fuel cell including the membrane electrode assembly, are provided. The polymer electrolyte membrane includes a porous polymer membrane, proton conductive groups disposed... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

  
09/22/2011 > 62 patent applications in 45 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20110229742 - Electrodes for use in bacterial fuel cells and bacterial electrolysis cells and bacterial fuel cells and bacterial electrolysis cells employing such electrodes: A bacterial fuel cell including a plurality of anodes and a plurality of cathodes in liquid communication with a liquid to be purified, the plurality of anodes and the plurality of cathodes each including a metal electrical conductor arranged to be electrically coupled across a load in an electrical circuit... Agent: Emefcy Limited

20110229744 - Battery and portable electronic apparatus: A battery which can be assembled by using reduced man-hours. The battery has a battery cell (20) having a positive electrode terminal (21) and a negative electrode terminal (22) which are arranged on one side surface of the battery cell, a circuit board (30) placed facing the one side surface... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110229743 - Power assembly: The invention relates to an inventive electrochemical device and an inventive metal-air fuel cell and Zinc-air fuel cell are also revealed. The inventive electrochemical device can also be used as an amplifier, a power generator, a detector, a photoelectric conversion device or a charger.... Agent:

20110229746 - Battery for electric vehicle: The invention relates to a battery for an electric vehicle, comprising a plurality of cells (2) and a plurality of sensors (3, 4) for monitoring the state of cells (2). According to the invention, at least one communication unit (5) is provided to wirelessly transmit state information on one or... Agent:

20110229745 - Interconnect device for battery assembly: An interconnect device for a battery assembly having a plurality of battery cell assemblies and a thermistor is disclosed. The interconnect device includes a non-conductive frame; a plurality of conductive traces integrally formed with the frame, a busbar in electrical communication with at least one of the conductive traces and... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110229748 - Cylindrical secondary battery and method of manufacturing the same: The current-collecting lead for being welded to a collector welded to an upper portion of an electrode group and also to a sealing assembly of an cylindrical secondary battery includes: a flat surface part welded to the collector, and a top part formed to be curved and protrude approximately in... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110229747 - Secondary battery cell: The secondary battery cell according to the present invention includes a cylindrical winding core for winding the positive electrode and the negative electrode. This winding core has a hollow portion which pierces through the winding core coaxially from one end of the cylindrical winding core to the other end. The... Agent:

20110229749 - Advanced vehicle battery cooling/heating system with varying hydraulic diameter: A battery cooling system (100) is provided to maintain more uniform temperature distribution in vehicle batteries (142). A battery (142) is provided with at least one exposed cell surface (143). A cooling shell (146) is provided with an interior surface spaced apart from the exposed cell surface (143). The interior... Agent: Alliance For Sustainable Energy ,llc

20110229752 - Battery separator and secondary battery: A polyethylene resin surface is formed on a surface of a nonwoven fabric, which is made of polypropylene resin as a main component material and structured with bonded pieces of the polypropylene resin. The polyethylene resin surface is then subjected to a hydrophilization treatment, such as a radical reaction treatment... Agent:

20110229751 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode plate, a separator, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution. The separator is constituted of a polyolefin microporous membrane constituted of two or more layers of stacked film containing polyethylene and polypropylene, one or both of the surface layers... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110229750 - Polyolefin fibers for use as battery separators and methods of making and using the same: The present invention is directed to battery separators comprising layers of non-woven, melt-blown polyolefin fibers, and methods of making and using the same.... Agent: Nano Terra Inc.

20110229753 - High output electrical energy storage device: The present invention relates to an electric energy storage device such as a capacitor, a secondary battery, or the like, and more particularly, to an electric energy storage device capable of improving high output characteristics by using a voltage terminal. The electric energy storage device according to an exemplary embodiment... Agent: Kim's Techknowledge Inc.

20110229754 - Reversible battery assembly and tooling for automated high volume production: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells arranged in a stack, each of the battery cells including a pair of spaced apart tabs extending therefrom, a rigid support plate coupled to at least one of the tabs, and a busbar coupled to at least one of the tabs... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110229755 - Hydrogen storage alloy for alkaline storage battery, and alkaline storage battery and alkaline storage battery system each including negative electrode having the alloy: To provide a hydrogen storage alloy for an alkaline storage battery that improves output power by pulverization of the alloy in the initial stage of partial charge and discharge cycles and that maintains its surface condition to improve the amount of lifetime work (Wh), and an alkaline storage battery and... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110229756 - Cylindrical aaa alkaline dry battery: The invention relates to a cylindrical AAA alkaline dry battery including: a positive terminal protruding from one end face of the alkaline dry battery; a negative terminal protruding from the other end face; and an external label covering the alkaline dry battery. The diameter Dp (mm) and protruding height Hp... Agent:

20110229757 - Power storage device: An object is to increase the amount of ions capable of entering and leaving a positive electrode active material in an ion battery so that the capacity of the battery is increased. When a solid solution including alkali metal oxide having electrical conductivity less than or equal to 10−10 S/cm... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110229758 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle: A nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a negative electrode including a current collector and a negative electrode active material having a Li ion insertion potential not lower than 0.4V (vs. Li/Li+). The negative electrode has a porous structure. A pore diameter distribution of the negative electrode as determined by a mercury... Agent:

20110229759 - Electrodes incorporating nanostructured polymer films for electrochemical ion storage: Ion storage electrodes formed by coating an underlying substrate with a nanofibrillar film of structured conjugate polymer nanofibers and methods of forming such electrodes are described herein. The electrical properties of the electrodes may be customized by modifying the structure of the polymer nanofibers, the thickness of the nanofiber film,... Agent: Regents Of The University Of California

20110229760 - Carboxymethylcellulose or salt thereof for electrodes of nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and aqueous solution thereof: The present invention provides carboxymethylcellulose or a salt thereof of which ratio of a dry mass A to a dry mass B is less than 50 ppm when 2 liters of a 0.3 mass % aqueous solution of the dry mass B of the carboxymethylcellulose or a salt thereof is... Agent: Nippon Paper Chemicals Co., Ltd.

20110229761 - Interconnecting electrochemically active material nanostructures: Provided are various examples of lithium electrode subassemblies, lithium ion cells using such subassemblies, and methods of fabricating such subassemblies. Methods generally include receiving nanostructures containing electrochemically active materials and interconnecting at least a portion of these nanostructures. Interconnecting may involve depositing one or more interconnecting materials, such as amorphous... Agent: Amprius, Inc.

20110229763 - cathode material for a battery with improved cycle performance at a high current density: A material for use in the cathode terminal of a battery that is made from a lithiated manganese oxide which is doped with ruthenium and optionally with a transition material and a method for the synthesis of the same. The material exhibits improved conductivity and cyclic performance at high current... Agent:

20110229762 - Method of using cyclic pressure to increase the pressed density of electrodes for use in electrochemical cells: The traditional method of building a CFx/current collector/SVO assembly is by the application of a static pressing force. However, the density of the electrode and, particularly the CFx component, can be increase by using a cyclic pressing protocol. That is where the active materials are formed into a blank or... Agent: Greatbatch Ltd.

20110229765 - Electrodes comprising mixed active particles: e

20110229764 - Power storage device and manufacturing method thereof: A power storage device comprising a positive electrode which includes in a positive electrode active material layer, lithium iron phosphate particles whose surface is supported by a carbon material and whose half width of the X-ray diffraction peak is less than or equal to 0.17°, or greater than or equal... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110229766 - Carbon catalyst, method for manufacturing the carbon catalyst, and electrode and battery using the carbon catalyst: Provided are a carbon catalyst having an excellent activity and a method of manufacturing a carbon catalyst, and an electrode and a battery each using the carbon catalyst. The method of manufacturing a carbon catalyst according to the present invention includes a carbonizing step S2, the step involving heating a... Agent: Nisshinbo Holdings Inc.

20110229767 - Electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, method for producing the same, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: An electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery with which the non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery can perform high output charge and discharge is provided. The electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery comprises a current collector and an electrode active material layer containing active materials. The electrode active material layer... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

20110229768 - Microporous polymer membrane modified by aqueous polymer, manufacturing method and use thereof: Microporous polyolefin membrane modified by aqueous polymer of the invention is obtained by the following steps: copolymerizing 100 parts of a water-soluble polymer, 30-500 parts of a hydrophobic monomer, 0-200 parts of a hydrophilic monomer and 1-5 parts of an initiator into polymeric colloid emulsion; adding 0-100% of an inorganic... Agent: Changzhou Zhongke Laifang Power Development Co., Ltd.

20110229769 - Lithium secondary battery, electrolytic solution for lithium secondary battery, electric power tool, electrical vehicle, and electric power storage system: A lithium secondary battery capable of obtaining superior cycle characteristics, superior storage characteristics and superior load characteristics is provided. The lithium secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode and an electrolytic solution. The electrolytic solution contains a nonaqueous solvent, a lithium ion, a nitrogen-containing organic anion having an imidazole skeleton,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110229770 - Electrolyte solution for rechargeable lithium battery, and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: l

20110229771 - Nonaqueous electrolyte and lithium secondary battery employing the same: A nonaqueous electrolyte which contains a nonaqueous organic solvent and a lithium salt dissolved therein is provided. Also provided is a lithium secondary battery employing the nonaqueous electrolyte.... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20110229772 - Electrolyte solution and use therefor: The present invention provides an electrolyte solution including: a solvent composed primarily of a BF3-cyclic ether complex; and a supporting electrolyte. For example, preferred is an electrolyte solution in which the cyclic ether is one or two or more selected from optionally substituted tetrahydrofuran and optionally substituted tetrahydropyran.... Agent:

20110229774 - Lithium ion battery: The present invention provides a lithium ion battery which is protected from deterioration in performance due to oxidation decomposition of the nonaqueous electrolyte solution and excels in cycle life. The lithium ion battery has a cathode including a cathode active material exhibiting a potential of 4.5 V or more with... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20110229773 - Non-aqueous electrolyte and electrochemical device comprising the same: Disclosed is a non-aqueous electrolyte comprising: an acrylate compound; a sulfinyl group-containing compound; an organic solvent; and an electrolyte salt. Also, disclosed is an electrode comprising a coating layer formed partially or totally on a surface thereof, the coating layer comprising: (i) a reduced form of an acrylate compound; and... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110229775 - Device for efficient, cost-effective conversion of aquatic biomass to fuels and electricity: A continuous system for growing algae, processing it and converting it into electricity, fuel and animal feed. The system utilizes an algae bioreactor which feeds harvested algae to a biomass extraction system which in turn directs a portion of the harvested algae to a microbial generator. The microbial generator converts... Agent: Phycosystems, Inc.

20110229776 - Method for immobilizing enzyme on electrode for fuel cell, fuel cell, method for manufacturing fuel cell, electrode for fuel cell, and method for manufacturing electrode for fuel cell: Provided are an enzyme immobilizing method, a fuel cell and an electrode for the fuel cell which employ the enzyme immobilizing method, and a method for manufacturing the fuel cell and the electrode. The enzyme immobilizing method prevents reduction in enzyme activity when the enzyme is immobilized on the electrode,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110229777 - Electrode materials for metal-air batteries, fuel cells and supercapacitators: The present invention refers to an electrode comprised of a first layer which comprises a mesoporous nanostructured hydrophobic material; and a second layer which comprises a mesoporous nanostructured hydrophilic material arranged on the first layer. In a further aspect, the present invention refers to an electrode comprised of a single... Agent:

20110229778 - Fuel cell power generation system, and method for operating fuel cell power generation system: A fuel cell power generation system 100 for performing power generation using hydrogen-containing gas generated from a raw material containing a hydrocarbon component and an odorizer component includes a raw material supply section 4 for controlling a flow rate of the raw material; a water supply section 3 for supplying... Agent:

20110229779 - Internally gas regulated fuel cell: A fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly (MEA) and at least one bipolar plate having an anode-side gas distributor structure for distributing anode reactants, a cathode-side gas distributor structure for distributing cathode reactants, and a guide passage structure for distributing a cooling medium. At least one of the anode-side... Agent: Daimler Ag

20110229780 - Hydrogen generation and storage system for collection and storage of energy: A hydrogen generation and storage system provides energy storage and energy production through use of hydrogen. The system may comprise a hydrogen generation subsystem and a storage subsystem. Typically, the system will be powered by a renewable or environmentally friendly electrical source, such as wind, solar, geothermal, hydroelectric, or wave... Agent:

20110229782 - Activation method for fuel cell system: A fuel cell system capable of performing activation for stabilizing electrical characteristics of a fuel cell with suppressing generation of polarity inversion associated with drying of a polymer electrolyte membrane and excess power consumption. An activation method for a fuel cell, the fuel cell system including a fuel cell having... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110229781 - Variable anode flow rate for fuel cell vehicle start-up: A fuel cell system is disclosed with a fuel cell stack having a plurality of fuel cells, the fuel cell stack including an anode supply manifold and an anode exhaust manifold, a sensor for measuring at least one of an environmental condition affecting the fuel cell stack and a characteristic... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110229783 - Adaptive loading of a fuel cell: A fuel cell system is disclosed with a fuel cell stack having a plurality of fuel cells, the fuel cell stack including an external electrical circuit adapted to control current from the fuel cell stack, a sensor for measuring at least one of an environmental condition affecting the fuel cell... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110229784 - Flow regulator for fuel cell: A fuel-cell flow regulator is placed in a fuel cell having two entrances, each of which is formed at one of two sides of the fuel cell. The fuel cell is composed of a plurality of single cells, each of which includes a fuel inlet and a fuel passage in... Agent: National Central University

20110229786 - Electrolyte plate with increased rigidity, and electrochemical system comprising such an electrolyte plate: An electrolyte plate for an electrochemical system including a first face and a second face, being opposite each other, of largest surface area, the first face including linear parallel ribs and the second face including linear parallel ribs. The plate thus exhibits an increased rigidity without substantially increasing the thickness... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Ene Alt

20110229785 - Fuel cell stack and fuel cell system having the same: A fuel cell stack includes a plurality of membrane electrode assemblies, each of the membrane electrode assemblies having an electrolyte membrane; an anode on a first side of the electrolyte membrane; and a cathode on a second side of the electrolyte membrane opposite to the first side, wherein the anode... Agent:

20110229788 - Fuel cell stack: The invention relates to a fuel cell stack with a plurality of membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs) and a plurality of bipolar plates, wherein at least one surface of a first bipolar plate runs in undulating fashion, meandering fashion or zig-zag-shaped fashion and extreme points of the surface of the bipolar... Agent: Staxera Gmbh

20110229787 - Proton exchange membrane fuel cell stack: A proton exchange membrane fuel cell stack comprises a plurality of stacked unit cells, the unit cells each including: a membrane electrode assembly; an anode side-conductive gas diffusion layer and an anode side-fuel gas flow field to feed a fuel gas to an anode of the membrane electrode assembly; and... Agent:

20110229789 - Sofc stack with corrugated separator plate: SOFC cell unit in which a separator plate provided with a corrugation is fitted and bears directly against the anode and cathode, respectively. Anode gas and cathode gas preferably move in the same direction and anode gas is supplied from a number of anode gas supply openings extending through a... Agent: Stichting Energieonderzoek Centrum Nederland

20110229790 - Fuel cell module and fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack and fuel cell modules that constitute such a fuel cell stack are provided, wherein adhesion of foreign materials to an electrolyte membrane of each fuel cell can be effectively prevented, and highly efficient maintenance is possible by replacing a fuel cell with degraded performance out of... Agent:

20110229791 - Sealing structure and fuel cell having the sealing structure: A sealing structure includes: components (1, 2, 11, 16, 21, 22, 33, 34, 44, 51, 52, 61, 62) respectively having sealing surfaces (8, 9, 14, 17, 30, 31, 42, 43, 49, 71, 72) on surfaces thereof facing each other; and a seal member (3, 18, 25, 37, 46, 50, 55,... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110229792 - Selectively coated bipolar plates for water management and freeze start in pem fuel cells: A flow field plate for fuel cell applications includes an electrically conductive plate having a first surface defining a plurality of channels. An active area section and an inactive area section characterize the flow field channels. A hydrophobic layer is disposed over at least a portion of the inactive area... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110229794 - Composite cathode for use in solid oxide fuel cell devices: Disclosed are composite electrodes for use in a solid oxide fuel cell devices. The electrodes are comprised of a sintered mixture of lanthanum strontium ferrite phase and yttria stabilized zirconia phase. The lanthanum strontium ferrite phase has the general formula (LaxSry)i±δ(FeaMnbCoc)O3; wherein 1.O≧x≧0.65; 0.35≧y≧0.0; x+y=1.0, δ=0-0.1, a+b+c=1, and a>0.6. Also... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20110229793 - Metal oxide electrocatalyst, use thereof, and process for producing metal oxide electrocatalysts: A metal oxide electrode catalyst which includes a metal oxide (Y) obtained by heat treating a metal compound (X) under an oxygen-containing atmosphere. The valence of the metal in the metal compound (X) is smaller than the valence of the metal in the metal oxide (Y). Further, the metal oxide... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20110229795 - Nanowire-based membrane electrode assemblies for fuel cells: The present invention discloses nanowires for use in a fuel cell comprising a metal catalyst deposited on a surface of the nanowires. A membrane electrode assembly for a fuel cell is disclosed which generally comprises a proton exchange membrane, an anode electrode, and a cathode electrode, wherein at least one... Agent: Nanosys, Inc.

20110229796 - Planar high-temperature fuel cell: A planar high temperature fuel cell, a use and a method of manufacture are discloses. The planar high-temperature fuel cell with includes a layer structure. The layer structure includes a cathode layer, an anode layer and a solid electrolyte layer disposed between the cathode layer and the anode layer. Each... Agent:

20110229797 - Sulfonated-perfluorocyclobutane polyelectrolyte membranes for fuel cells: A process for preparing a polymer comprising sulfonating a perfluorocyclobutane polymer with a sulfonating agent to form a sulfonated perfluorocyclobutane polymer, wherein the sulfonating agent comprises oleum, SO3 or a combination thereof is provided. A process for preparing proton exchange membranes and fuel cells comprising the proton exchange membrane are... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20110229798 - Connector for fuel cell and fuel cell system including the same: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell system connector and a fuel cartridge connector. The fuel cell system connector includes an external structure configured to accommodate a connector of a fuel cartridge and an internal structure mounted in the external structure. A contacting surface between the external structure and... Agent:

20110229799 - Pem fuel cell stack hydrogen distribution insert: A fluid distribution insert adapted to be received within an inlet header of a fuel cell assembly is disclosed. The fluid distribution insert includes a hollow insert with a first end and a second end. An inlet is formed at the first end of the hollow insert in fluid communication... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110229800 - Metal separator for fuel cell and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed are a metal separator for fuel cells, which exhibits excellent properties in terms of corrosion resistance, electrical conductivity and durability, and a method of manufacturing the same. The metal separator for fuel cells includes a separator-shaped metal matrix and a coating layer formed on the metal matrix. The coating... Agent: Hyundai Hysco

20110229803 - Interconnects for solid oxide fuel cells and ferritic stainless steels adapted for use with solid oxide fuel cells: Various embodiments relate to interconnects for solid oxide fuel cells (“SOFCs”) comprising ferritic stainless steel and having at least one via that when subjected to an oxidizing atmosphere at an elevated temperature develops a scale comprising a manganese-chromate spinel on at least a portion of a surface thereof, and at... Agent: Ati Properties, Inc.

20110229801 - Manufacture of fuel cell: A fuel cell is manufactured using a polymer electrolyte membrane (1). A catalyst layer (12) is formed at fixed intervals on the surface of the strip-form polymer electrolyte membrane (1) in the lengthwise direction thereof, and conveyance holes (10) are formed in series at fixed intervals on the two side... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110229802 - Manufacture of fuel cell: A fuel cell is manufactured using a polymer electrolyte membrane (1). A catalyst layer (12) is formed at fixed intervals on the surface of the strip-form polymer electrolyte membrane (1) in the lengthwise direction thereof, and conveyance holes (10) are formed in series at fixed intervals on the two side... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

  
09/15/2011 > 77 patent applications in 64 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20110223447 - Power pack removal device for a portable electronic device: A label for a power pack, the label including: a label body comprising a first side and a second side, the second side comprising an adhesive for coupling to an underside surface of the power pack; and a pull tab coupled to the label body for extending from the underside... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110223448 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including: an electrode assembly; and a case including a receiving portion to house the electrode assembly, a junction portion disposed around the receiving portion, formed by bonded films of the case, and gas outlet disposed in the junction portion. The gas outlet includes a first block portion,... Agent:

20110223449 - Safety device for a sealed cell: A safety device for a sealed cell (1) comprising alternating positive and negative electrodes respectively connected to positive and negative current output terminals (6, 7) placed in a container (2) having an end (3) that is closed by a wall. The wall of the closed end presents thinning (13) adapted... Agent: Saft

20110223450 - Cascade redox flow battery systems: A reduction/oxidation (“redox”) flow battery system includes a series of electrochemical cells arranged in a cascade, whereby liquid electrolyte reacts in a first electrochemical cell (or group of cells) before being directed into a second cell (or group of cells) where it reacts before being directed to subsequent cells. The... Agent: Enervault Corporation

20110223451 - Metal electrode assembly for flow batteries: A flow battery electrode assembly with a first impermeable, substantially metal electrode, a second permeable, substantially metal electrode and at least one electrically conductive spacer. The electrically conductive spacer connects the first impermeable, substantially metal electrode and the second permeable, substantially metal electrode such that the first impermeable, substantially metal... Agent: Primus Power Corporation

20110223452 - Secondary battery module and secondary battery module apparatus: A secondary battery module comprises a casing in which vents are formed so as to allow outside air to flow in a vertical direction and one or more partition walls partition an internal space of the casing into a plurality of cell chambers. The partition wall comprises the pipe member... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20110223453 - Contact pad for sensing voltage of cell module assembly and cell module assembly: A contact pad configured to sense the voltage of a cell module assembly including at least one battery cell, is electrically connected to a voltage sensing module for measuring the voltage of the battery cell in the cell module assembly and electrically contacted with an electrode of the battery cell,... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110223456 - Electrode, secondary battery, and fabrication method of secondary battery: Disclosed is an electrode used in a wound electrode assembly, the electrode including: a current collector; a first material mixture layer including a first active material, which is formed on one surface of the current collector; and a second material mixture layer including a second active material, which is formed... Agent:

20110223455 - Lithium-ion secondary cell: A lithium-ion secondary cell includes a winding electrode assembly. The exposed area of the positive-electrode metal current collector body is formed at one end in a winding axis direction of the winding electrode assembly, and the exposed area of the negative-electrode metal current collector body is formed at another end... Agent:

20110223454 - Prismatic cell and production method for the same: A wound electrode body is fabricated by laminating and winding positive and negative electrode sheets together with a separator therebetween for insulation. On both positive and negative electrode side ends of the wound electrode body, laminates of current-collecting foil layered portions of the electrode sheets are bent or folded f... Agent:

20110223457 - Battery module having excellent heat dissipation ability and battery pack employed with the same: Disclosed herein is a battery module constructed in a structure in which a plurality of plate-shaped battery cells are sequentially stacked in a module case, wherein each of the plate-shaped battery cells includes an electrode assembly of a cathode/separator/anode structure mounted in a battery case formed of a laminate sheet... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd

20110223458 - Power cell array receiver: The present invention is directed to power cell array receivers having one or more containment panels having apertures configured to receive a power cell within each hole. Preferably, the PCARs are included in energy systems.... Agent: Electronvault, Inc.

20110223459 - Multi-motor latch assembly: A method for securing and releasing a battery pack from a battery bay of an at least partially electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery bay includes multiple latching units each separately controllable and have a latch configured to couple to the battery pack. The method includes actuating each of the... Agent:

20110223460 - Low temperature sodium-beta battery: A battery that will operate at ambient temperature or lower includes an enclosure, a current collector within the enclosure, an anode that will operate at ambient temperature or lower within the enclosure, a cathode that will operate at ambient temperature or lower within the enclosure, and a separator and electrolyte... Agent: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC

20110223462 - Battery module with improved cell barrier between unit cells: A battery module, including a plurality of unit cells and a cell barrier interposed between the unit cells, is provided. The cell barrier includes a body member and a fixing part disposed on the edge of the body member and connected to an adjacent cell barrier while housing a unit... Agent:

20110223463 - Battery unit cooling apparatus: There is provided a battery unit cooling apparatus installed in a vehicle which can run on power from an electric motor driven by a battery unit as a power supply, comprising a cooling air generating unit for generating cooling air to cool the battery unit and an air volume control... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110223461 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery comprises an electrode assembly comprising a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate and a separator interposed between the first and second electrode plates; and a battery case accommodating the electrode assembly, the battery case comprising a first portion, a second portion, and an adhesive layer that... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110223464 - Separator systems for batteries: A battery cell is presented. The battery cell includes an anode, a cathode spaced from and operatively associated with the anode, an electrolyte operatively associated with the anode and the cathode. A layered separator includes a plurality of separator material layers disposed between the anode and cathode. The plurality of... Agent:

20110223465 - Rechargeable battery and battery system: A rechargeable battery including: an angular battery can (1) having a positive electrode terminal and a negative electrode terminal; a group of electrodes which is disposed inside the angular battery can and in which a sheet-shaped positive electrode (2) electrically connected to the positive electrode terminal and a sheet-shaped negative... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20110223466 - Electrode terminal connecting device and battery module assembly employed with the same: Disclosed herein is an electrode terminal connecting device for electrically interconnecting two or more battery modules, including a conductive connecting member for electrically interconnecting electrode terminals of the battery modules, the conductive connecting member having two through-holes formed at positions corresponding to the distance between the electrode terminals, an insulative... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110223467 - Dual layer solid state batteries: Methods for fabrication of electronic systems and systems therefrom are provided. An electronic system includes a first substrate (202) having a first surface (202a) and a second substrate (208) having a second surface (208a) facing the first surface. The system also includes a plurality of battery cell layers (106-112) disposed... Agent: Harris Corporation

20110223468 - Variable energy system: An energy system is provided that may be reconfigured, repaired, upgraded, and remanufactured through, for example, removal and replacement of various components of the energy system such as power cells, releasable modular interconnects, and the like. In this regard, a reconfigurable energy system may include a plurality of power cells... Agent: Electronvault, Inc.

20110223470 - Composite current collector for electrochemical cell: Composite current collectors containing coatings of metals, alloys or compounds, selected from the group of Zn, Cd, Hg, Ga, In, Tl, Sn, Pb, As, Sb, Bi and Se on non-metallic, non-conductive or poorly-conductive substrates are disclosed. The composite current collectors can be used in electrochemical cells particularly sealed cells requiring... Agent: Rosecreek Technologies Inc.

20110223469 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for producing the same: A positive electrode active material with least part of a surface coated with a surface treatment layer composed of a phosphate compound. The phosphate compound contains at least one element selected from the group consisting of neodymium, samarium, europium, gadolinium, terbium, dysprosium, holmium, erbium, thulium, ytterbium, and lutetium.... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110223471 - Gasket for electrochemical cell and electrochemical cell: Provided is a gasket for an electrochemical cell, which has good sealing performance and is capable of improving productivity of the gasket, and an electrochemical cell. A gasket (4) for an electrochemical cell, which is made of a resin and has an annular shape including an outer wall and an... Agent:

20110223472 - Cylindrical battery cell with non-aqueous electrolyte: A non-aqueous electrolyte battery cell according to the present invention includes: a generating unit; a battery cell container that contains the generating unit; and a sealing lid, disposed in an open end portion of the battery cell container, and that seals the battery cell container via an insulating gasket; wherein... Agent:

20110223473 - Battery device, electronic apparatus, and battery system: Disclosed is a battery device including a battery enclosure incorporating a battery cell. The battery device further includes an output terminal that outputs power of the battery cell. The battery enclosure includes a first surface, a second surface, a first step surface, a second step surface, a first engaging portion,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110223474 - Reinforced pouch type secondary battery: A pouch type secondary battery having enhanced reliability by protecting the battery from external impacts is described. A reinforcement structure may be installed on a pouch casing and an electrode assembly housed in the pouch casing. Short-circuits inside the pouch casing may be minimized. The pouch type secondary battery has... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110223475 - Seal structure and associated method: A seal structure is provided for an energy storage device. The seal structure includes a sealing glass joining an ion-conducting first ceramic to an electrically insulating second ceramic, wherein the ion-conducting first ceramic has an anode surface defining an anode compartment and a cathode surface defining a cathode compartment, wherein... Agent: General Electric Company

20110223476 - Non-aqueous electrolyte and lithium secondary battery using the same: A non-aqueous electrolyte and a lithium secondary battery using the same are provided, which satisfy both flame retardancy and charge-discharge cycle characteristics, and attain a longer lifetime of the battery. A mixture of a chain carbonate, vinylene carbonate, a fluorinated cyclic carbonate and a phosphate ester is used as the... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20110223477 - Alkaline battery including lambda-manganese dioxide and method of making thereof: A primary battery includes a cathode having a cathode active material including a blend or composite of λ-MnO2 and one or more additional cathode active materials, an anode, a separator between the cathode and the anode, and an alkaline electrolyte.... Agent:

20110223478 - Secondary battery and secondary battery module using the same: A secondary battery includes a cell body having an electrode assembly disposed therein; and an electrode tab extending from each electrode of the electrode assembly to an outside of the cell body in a specified direction, and having at least one flexed part at an intermediate portion thereof.... Agent: Ipg Photonics (korea) Ltd.

20110223479 - Positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte battery and non-aqueous electrolyte battery: s

20110223480 - Nanoparticle decorated nanostructured material as electrode material and method for obtaining the same: The present invention refers to a nanostructured material comprising nanoparticles bound to its surface. The nanostructured material comprises nanoparticles which are bound to the surface, wherein the nanoparticles have a maximal dimension of about 20 nm. Furthermore, the nanostructured material comprises pores having a maximal dimension of between about 2... Agent:

20110223481 - Process for producing metal sulfide: The present invention provides a production process of a metal sulfide, which includes placing a metal component and sulfur in a conductive container, and applying a pulsed direct current to the container in a non-oxidizing atmosphere to cause the metal component to react with sulfur, and also provides a metal... Agent: National Institute Of Advanced Industrial Science And Technology

20110223482 - Positive electrode for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery: An object of the present invention is to provide a positive electrode for a lithium secondary battery, which is capable of improving the initial coulomb efficiency of a lithium secondary battery, and the like. A positive electrode for a lithium secondary battery, which comprises lithium manganese iron phosphate and a... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20110223483 - Lithium manganate particles for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, process for producing the same, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery:

20110223484 - Group iv metal or semiconductor nanowire fabric: A method is provided for making a fabric. The method comprises (a) providing a composition comprising a plurality of nanocrystals disposed in a liquid medium, the nanocrystals comprising a material elected from the group consisting of a Group IV element; (b) applying the composition to a porous substrate, thereby removing... Agent: Pinon Technologies, Inc.

20110223485 - Microporous membranes, methods for making these membranes, and the use of these membranes as battery separator films: A membrane includes a first polyethylene having an Mw<1.0×106, a second polyethylene having an Mw≧1.0×106, and a polypropylene having an Mw≧5.0×105 and a ΔHm 80.0 J/g; wherein (a) the sum of the amounts of (i) polypropylene having an Mw≧5.0×105 and a ΔHm 80.0 J/g, and (ii) the second polyethylene is≧15.0... Agent: Toray Tonen Specialty Separator Godo Kaisha

20110223486 - Biaxially oriented porous membranes, composites, and methods of manufacture and use: At least a selected microporous membrane is made by a dry-stretch process and has substantially round shaped pores and a ratio of machine direction tensile strength to transverse direction tensile strength in the range of 0.5 to 6.0. The method of making the foregoing microporous membrane may include the steps... Agent:

20110223487 - Electrochemical cell with sintered cathode and both solid and liquid electrolyte: An electrochemical cell has an anode of electrochemically-active material; a cathode of electrochemically-active, porous, liquid-permeable, sintered, ceramic material; and a solid-state, liquid-impermeable electrolyte medium disposed between the anode and the cathode. The electrolyte may be a layer of glass or a layer of glass ceramic, or may be a combination... Agent: Excellatron Solid State LLC

20110223488 - Production process of difluorophosphate, nonaqueous electrolytic solution and nonaqueous electrolytic secondary battery:

20110223489 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A positive electrode active material of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery is composed of lithium-cobalt composite oxide containing at least one of zirconium, titanium, aluminum, and erbium, and the nonaqueous electrolyte includes an additive expressed by General Formula (1) having an acetylene group and a methylsulfonyl group at each end... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110223490 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: In the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, the positive electrode active material is composed of a mixture of a lithium-cobalt composite oxide containing at least both zirconium and magnesium, and a lithium-manganese-nickel composite oxide containing at least both manganese and nickel. The nonaqueous electrolyte includes fluoroethylene carbonate and dimethyl carbonate as... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110223491 - Lithium titanate composite material, preparation method thereof, negative active substance and lithium ion secondary battery containing the same: Provided is a composite material having spinel structured lithium titanate, wherein the lithium titanate has a microcrystalline grain diameter of about 36-43 nm and an average particle diameter of about 1-3 μm. The composite material comprises a small amount of TiO2 and Li2—TiO3 impurity phases. Also provided is a method... Agent: Byd Co. Ltd

20110223492 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: To provide a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery with a small increase in internal resistance and less gas generation during high-temperature charged storage, and with a high residual capacity, when using a non-aqueous electrolyte containing a nitrile group-containing compound. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode plate containing positive... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110223493 - Primary alkaline battery: A primary battery includes a cathode having a non-stoichiometric metal oxide including transition metals Ni, Mn, Co, or a combination of metal atoms, an alkali metal, and hydrogen; an anode; a separator between the cathode and the anode; and an alkaline electrolyte.... Agent:

20110223494 - Mesoporous carbon materials comprising bifunctional catalysts: The present application is directed to mesoporous carbon materials comprising bi-functional catalysts. The mesoporous carbon materials find utility in any number of electrical devices, for example, in lithium-air batteries. Methods for making the disclosed carbon materials, and devices comprising the same, are also disclosed.... Agent: Energ2, Inc.

20110223495 - Preventing air intrusion into hydrogen-stabilized fuel cells during shutdown: During a process of shutting down a fuel cell power plant (11) the exits (28) of the anodes (14) are vented (76-77) under liquid (57). The liquid may be that of a coolant accumulator (57) of a fuel cell stack (12) cooled by conduction and convection of sensible heat into... Agent: Utc Power Corporation

20110223496 - Fuel cell stack system, channel structure, fuel cell, electrode and electronic device: A fuel cell stack system is configured to uniformly supply a fuel or an electrolytic solution to each of fuel cell elements, and an electronic device using the fuel cell stack system are provided. An electrolytic solution channel allowing an electrolytic solution to flow therethrough is arranged between a fuel... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110223497 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes a cathode catalyst layer, an anode catalyst layer, a proton-conductive membrane provided between the cathode catalyst layer and the anode catalyst layer, and a fuel transmitting layer that supplies a vaporized component of a liquid fuel to the anode catalyst layer. Water generated in the cathode... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110223498 - Supply assembly for coupling to a fuel cell device and fuel cell system having the supply assembly: A supply assembly and a fuel cell system having a supply assembly that demonstrates a cost-effective and/or resilient design in operation. A supply assembly for coupling to a fuel cell device is proposed, having a gas-to-gas humidifier that is designed and/or arranged in order to humidify the oxidation means A... Agent: Daimler Ag

20110223499 - Fuel cell system with energy-efficient reactant recycling: The invention relates to a fuel cell system with at least one fuel cell for electrochemical conversion of two reactants. The fuel cell has two electrode areas, having a first supply line for supplying a first reactant to a first electrode area, and an outlet line, for emission of residual... Agent:

20110223501 - Hydrogen-recycling mcfc power-generating system: Provided is a hydrogen-recycling MCFC power-generating system that can improve power generation efficiency by effectively utilizing fuel gas having the hydrogen included in anode exhaust as the main component, and that can reduce the amount of carbon dioxide discharged by separating and recovering the carbon dioxide. The system is provided... Agent: Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.

20110223500 - Mcfc power generation system and method for operating same: Disclosed is an MCFC power generation system and a method for operating the same enabling significant reduction of CO2 emission or substantially zero CO2 emission by minimizing the equipment added to a general power generation facility to a minimum, enabling both high power generation efficiency and high heat recovery efficiency,... Agent: Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.

20110223502 - Fuel reforming apparatus and fuel cell system: A fuel reforming apparatus includes a catalyst packed portion containing therein fuel reforming catalyst (I) having excellent hydrocarbon conversion rate and fuel reforming catalyst (II) having excellent H2+CO formation rate. Each of catalyst (I) and catalyst (II) especially preferably includes rhodium supported thereon. When the carrier for catalyst (I) is... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110223503 - Electrode structure capable of separately delivering gas and fluid and passive fuel cell using the same: The present invention discloses an electrode structure capable of separately delivering gas and fluid which is applied to a passive fuel cell. The electrode structure includes an electrode portion and a water removal plate, and the electrode portion is adjacent to the water removal plate. The water removal plate includes... Agent: National Tsing Hua University

20110223504 - Fuel cell system: wherein said controller 10 controls said first passage blocking device 4 to block off the passage and controls the test gas feeder 2 to feed the test gas to said fuel cell 1, thereby obtaining a detected value from the flow rate detector 5 or an airtightness value that is... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110223505 - Adaptive method for conversion of external power request to current setpoint to a fuel cell system based on stack performance: A system and method for converting a fuel cell stack power request signal to a stack current set-point that considers stack performance parameters. The method includes obtaining a power-current relationship curve of the fuel cell stack to provide stack parameters including exchange current density and mass transfer coefficient. The method... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110223506 - Method for hv bus voltage control in fuel cell vehicles featuring hv lithium batteries: A system for reducing oscillations on a high voltage bus. The system includes a high voltage battery electrically coupled to the high voltage bus and a DC/DC boost converter electrically coupled to the high voltage bus and a fuel cell stack. The DC/DC converter includes a current controller that selectively... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110223507 - Systems and methods for fuel cell thermal management: Thermal and hydration management systems and methods for fuel cell systems, including control of electrolytic membrane hydration levels. In some embodiments, the thermal properties of the fuel cell are controlled based on a variable associated with the oxidant supply stream and/or a variable associated with the fuel cell energy output.... Agent: Idatech, LLC

20110223509 - High temperature fuel cell and associated fuel cell assembly: A high temperature fuel cell and a fuel cell assembly comprising a plurality of fuel cells are provided. The fuel cells operate at a temperature between 500 and 700° C. Copper-based materials for components and connections of the components is used in the fuel cells. A basis for the copper-based... Agent:

20110223510 - Method for producing an interconnector for high temperature fuel cells, associated high temperature fuel cell and thus built fuel cell assembly: A method for producing an interconnector for high temperature fuel cells, an associated high temperature fuel cell and a fuel cell system are provided. A precisely defined sealing area made of material with good electro-conductive properties is introduced as an interconnector into a metallic porous carrier of a high temperature... Agent:

20110223508 - Proton exchange membrane (pem) fuel cell: A device includes a circular shaped cathode plate, a circular shaped membrane plate; and a circular shaped anode plate. The membrane is disposed between the cathode plate and anode plate. A system provides a fuel cell including a first circular shaped separator plate attached with a circular shaped cathode plate.... Agent:

20110223511 - Fuel cell stack with uniform gas distribution in main flow channels thereof: A fuel cell stack with uniform gas distribution in main flow channels thereof includes a cell stack and an anti-eddy current unit. The cell stack is composed of a plurality of cell units and has an admission flow channel for importing fuel gas. The anti-eddy current unit is provided in... Agent: Chung-hsin Electric And Machinery Manufacturing Corp.

20110223512 - Fuel cell without bipolar plates: The invention relates to a fuel cell or fuel cell module (12) consisting of a plurality of single cells (7), all of which have the same dimensions, i.e. in terms of the length, width and height. Said cells have an optimal constructions, as the supply lines are associated with and... Agent: Trumpf Werkzeugmaschinen Gmbh + Co. Kg

20110223513 - Pem fuel cell stack hydrogen distribution insert: A fluid distribution insert adapted to be received within an inlet header of a fuel cell assembly. The fluid distribution insert includes a hollow insert with a first end and a second end. An inlet is formed at the first end of the hollow insert in fluid communication with a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110223515 - Membrane-electrode assembly for fuel cell, method of manufacturing membrane-electrode assembly for fuel cell, and fuel cell system: A membrane-electrode assembly for a fuel cell is disclosed. The membrane-electrode assembly may include a polymer electrolyte membrane, an adhesive layer disposed on the polymer electrolyte membrane and a catalyst layer formed, as part of the adhesive layer. The polymer electrolyte membrane, the adhesive layer and the catalyst layer may... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110223514 - Open flow field fuel cell: Provided is a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell stack, comprising a first bipolar plate, a second bipolar plate, an electrochemical package comprising a cathode, an anode, and a polymer membrane interposed between the cathode and the anode, an anode compartment disposed between the first bipolar plate and the anode, the... Agent: Nuvera Fuel Cells, Inc.

20110223516 - High-temperature fuel cell stack, and production thereof: A cassette for a high-temperature fuel cell stack, comprising at least one fuel cell including an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte, and a metal cell frame which surrounds the fuel cell peripherally, wherein the metal cell frame has two sections, these being an inner thin compensating frame that contacts... Agent: Forschungszentrum Juelich Gmbh

20110223517 - Asymmetric acidification of a membrane-electrode assembly: In one embodiment, a method of making an MEA for a fuel cell comprises arranging a cathodic structure on a first surface of a PEM, and arranging an anodic structure on a second surface of the PEM, opposite the first surface, the anodic structure containing more PA per unit volume... Agent: Clearedge Power, Inc.

20110223518 - Proton-conductive composite electrolyte, membrane-electrode assembly using the same, and electrochemical device using membrane-electrode assembly: Provided are a proton-conductive composite electrolyte, a membrane-electrode assembly, and a fuel cell in which an improvement of the proton conductivity, and suppression of crossover and insolubilization are satisfied at the same time. The proton-conductive composite electrolyte includes an electrolyte having a proton-dissociative group (—SO3H) and a compound having a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110223519 - Solid oxide fuel cell and method of preparing the same: A solid oxide fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly including an anode, a cathode, and a solid oxide electrolyte membrane disposed between the anode and the cathode; and a porous conductive support disposed at one surface or both surfaces of the membrane electrode assembly. Both the membrane electrode assembly... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110223520 - Catalyst composition including proton conductive metal oxide and fuel cell employing electrode using catalyst composition: A catalyst composition including a proton conductive metal oxide, and a fuel cell employing an electrode using the same. The proton conductivity of an electrode catalyst layer and distribution of a phosphoric acid electrolyte are enhanced, and thus the performance of the fuel cell is enhanced.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110223521 - Ion-conducting sulfonated polymeric materials: Sulfonated polymers are made by the direct polymerization of a sulfonated monomer to form the sulfonated polymers. The types of sulfonated polymers may include polysulfones or polyimides. The sulfonated polymers can be formed into membranes that may be used in proton exchange membrane fuel cells or as ion exchange membranes.... Agent:

20110223522 - Bipolar plate for fuel cell, method of manufacturing the bipolar plate, and fuel cell including the bipolar plate: A bipolar plate for a fuel cell includes a metal plate and a coating layer disposed on a surface of the metal plate. The coating layer includes a polymer of an oxazine-based compound, particularly, a benzoxazine-based compound and a conducting material. A method of manufacturing the bipolar plate includes coating... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110223523 - Precious metal oxide for water electrolysis: The invention is directed to iridium oxide based catalysts for use as anode catalysts in PEM water electrolysis. The claimed composite catalyst materials comprise iridium oxide (IrO2) and optionally ruthenium oxide (RuO2) in combination with a high surface area inorganic oxide (for example TiO2, Al2O3, ZrO2 and mixtures thereof). The... Agent:

  
09/08/2011 > 59 patent applications in 44 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20110217571 - Battery pack and method of manufacturing same: A battery pack comprising a bare cell and a protection circuit module positioned on top of the cap plate of the bare cell and a cover. Threaded connectors are used to connect the cover to the bare cell. The threaded connectors are chemically polished to enhance the engagement between the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110217570 - Electricity supply system and package structure thereof: A package structure and its related electricity supply system are disclosed. Two substrates of the package structure are directly or indirectly served as current collectors of the electricity supply system. The sealing frame of the package structure is made of several adhesive layers having high moisture-resistance and/or high gas-resistance. Hence,... Agent:

20110217572 - Double acting venting mechanism for battery cells: Embodiments of the invention provide battery cells having a double acting venting mechanism that provides reliable venting even in response to various undesirable events. Embodiments of the invention ensure that safe venting can take place, as necessary, even if the battery cell encounters internal and/or external pressure and/or deformation.... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20110217574 - Cathode material for lithium secondary battery, lithium secondary battery, and secondary battery module using the battery: A cathode material for a lithium secondary battery capable of stably suppressing manganese dissolution even under high temperature and voltage conditions is provided. Further, by using the cathode material for a lithium secondary battery, a lithium secondary battery excellent in a charge/discharge cycle profile at a high temperature and a... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20110217573 - Sensor for selectively detecting liquids in apparatuses for storing and generating energy: A sensor for detecting liquids in apparatuses for storing energy, an apparatus for storing energy, a monitoring system for monitoring apparatuses for storing energy, and a method for monitoring apparatuses for storing energy are provided.... Agent: Carl Freudenberg Kg

20110217575 - Arrangement of stationary batteries: A cassette for a battery stack, including a casing for a battery pack, which casing is made of a non-conducting material. The casing has a front side with an opening for receiving the battery pack. Preferably, the casing has a back side, opposite the front side, the back side being... Agent:

20110217579 - Alkaline battery: A negative electrode (6) of an alkaline battery is a wound porous sheet containing zinc, and includes a hollow part (6a). A main body (21) of a negative electrode current collector (20) is disposed in the hollow part (6a). A retainer (22) of the negative electrode current collector (20) is... Agent:

20110217577 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery comprises an electrode assembly and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The electrode assembly is made by winding a negative electrode, a positive electrode, and a separator interposed between the negative and positive electrodes. The negative electrode contains a negative electrode active material that is alloyed with lithium. The... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110217578 - Method for high volume manufacture of electrochemical cells using physical vapor deposition: Embodiments of the present invention relate to apparatuses and methods for fabricating electrochemical cells. One embodiment of the present invention comprises a single chamber configurable to deposit different materials on a substrate spooled between two reels. In one embodiment, the substrate is moved in the same direction around the reels,... Agent: Sakti3, Inc.

20110217576 - Wound electrode assembly and battery: A wound electrode assembly 12 includes a columnar conductive winding core 14, a negative electrode sheet 15, a positive electrode sheet 16, a separator 17 interposed between the negative electrode sheet 15 and the positive electrode sheet 16, and a conductive winding core 14 having a first flat portion 20... Agent:

20110217580 - Sanitary dispenser: A battery-powered sanitary dispenser has a housing and a battery holder for batteries. The battery holder can be pulled out of the housing at the front, like a drawer.... Agent:

20110217581 - Conversion of heat to electric energy through cyclic alteration of solution: Conversion of heat to electric energy through cyclic alteration of solutions between two half cells of a galvanic cell. The half cell solutions differ in electrode ion concentration, creating in this way the electrochemical potential of the cell. The solutions are of low solubility electrolytes and part of the electrolyte... Agent:

20110217582 - Internally neutralizing a power source: A battery is disclosed that includes two contact areas, an electrolyte, and an electronically conductive material that, at a neutralization trip point temperature, increases electronic conductivity internal to the battery between the first contact area and the second contact area. In one embodiment, the electronically conductive material is void from... Agent:

20110217584 - Laminated porous film, separator for lithium cell, and cell: Provided is a laminated porous film having excellent shutdown characteristics and breakdown characteristics, good tearing strength and dimensional stability, and B activity. The laminated porous film comprises layer A, the main component of which is a polypropylene resin, and layer B which contains a polyethylene resin, and the ratio of... Agent: Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.

20110217583 - Separator for valve regulated lead-acid battery, and valve regulated lead-acid battery: The separator for the valve regulated lead-acid battery of the invention is a separator for a valve regulated lead-acid battery, comprising a paper sheet manufactured by a wet papermaking process mainly made of fine glass fibers, which is characterized in that the separator is a structure in which a thin... Agent:

20110217585 - Integrated composite separator for lithium-ion batteries: Embodiments of the present invention relate generally to lithium-ion batteries, and more specifically, to batteries having integrated separators and methods of fabricating such batteries. In one embodiment, a lithium-ion battery having an electrode structure is provided. The lithium-ion battery comprises an anode stack, a cathode stack, and an integrated separator... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.

20110217586 - Electrochemical device with alternative separator system: Provided is an electrochemical device comprising multi-stacked unit cells of full cells or bicells and a separation film disposed therebetween, whereby the separation film and separators are alternately stacked between electrode layers with an opposite polarity. Herein, as the separation film is formed of a material having a higher thermal... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110217587 - Battery pack having improved heat dissipation and mounting structure and battery pack assembly including the same: A battery pack and a battery pack assembly including the battery pack. The battery pack includes a holder case to define a plurality of cell spaces, a plurality of battery cells arranged within the plurality of cell spaces, respectively and at least one mounting aperture perforating the holder case and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110217588 - Secondary battery and method of fabricating of the secondary battery: Disclosed is a secondary battery which includes an electrode assembly comprising inner stacked electrodes and at least one outermost electrode positioned on at least one end of the inner stacked electrodes; and a case configured to house the electrode assembly. Herein, the at least one outermost electrode comprise an inactive... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110217589 - Cylindrical nonaqueous electrolyte battery: A cylindrical nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes: a wound electrode unit as a wound electrode laminate of belt-like positive and negative electrodes laminated via a separator, the positive electrode including a positive electrode collector and a positive electrode active material layer, and the negative electrode including a negative electrode collector... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110217590 - Electrode body for use in non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: In an electrode body for use in non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, a first end of a separator is located more interiorly than one positive electrode end of a positive electrode plate in a width direction, located more exteriorly than one end of a coated positive electrode portion of the positive... Agent:

20110217591 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery using the same: An electrode assembly according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: at least one first electrode plate comprising a first electrode tab extending from the first electrode plate; at least one second electrode plate comprising a second electrode tab extending from the second electrode plate; at least one first... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110217592 - Cathode for lithium-ion secondary battery, lithium-ion secondary battery, vehicle and power storage system equipped with the battery: A cathode for a lithium-ion secondary battery is provided, which not only efficiently absorbs oxygen released from a solid solution based cathode active material when initial charging is applied but prevents a cathode energy density from lowering. Further, a lithium-ion secondary battery, a vehicle and a power storage system equipped... Agent:

20110217593 - Carbon-coated lithium titanium spinel: A carbon-containing lithium titanium oxide containing spherical particle aggregate with a diameter of 1-80 μm, consisting of lithium titanium oxide primary particles coated with carbon. Also, a method for the production of such a carbon-containing lithium titanium oxide as well as an electrode containing such a carbon-containing lithium titanium oxide... Agent: Sud-chemie Ag

20110217594 - Electrode body, and lithium secondary battery employing the electrode body: An electrode body has a current collector, and an electrode layer that is formed on the current collector and that has an electrode active material and a conductive material. The concentration of the conductive material at a current collector-side surface of the electrode layer is lower than the concentration of... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110217595 - Separation layer for separating anode and cathode in lithium ion accumulators or batteries: Electronic short-circuiting between the anode and cathode in Li ion accumulators or batteries, an electronic separate of anode must be present with minimum electronic conductivity. To this end, in general a separating layer in the form of porous films, non-woven fabrics or nets made of polypropylene or similar polymers and... Agent: Ceramtec Gmbh

20110217596 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes: a positive electrode having a positive electrode active material layer that includes a positive electrode active material, a binder, and a compound having a pyrrolidone skeleton; a negative electrode having a negative electrode active material layer; a nonaqueous electrolyte that includes a solvent and an... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110217597 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte battery is provided and includes a positive electrode having a positive electrode active material layer containing a positive electrode active material formed on at least one surface of a positive electrode collector, a negative electrode having a negative electrode active material layer containing a negative electrode active... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110217598 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery and nonaqueous electrolyte: n

20110217599 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: Disclosed is a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery which has a negative electrode containing silicon as a negative active material, a positive electrode containing a positive active material, a nonaqueous electrolyte and a separator. Characteristically, an additive which retards oxidation of silicon during operation of the battery is contained either in... Agent:

20110217600 - Nonaqueous electrolyte composition and nonaqueous electrolyte battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte battery is provided and includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte. The electrolyte contains a nonaqueous solvent, an electrolyte salt, a matrix polymer and a ceramic powder, and further contains a polyacid and/or a polyacid compound.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110217601 - Fuel cell system: A hydrogen circulation type fuel cell system equipped with an electrochemical cell executes discharging an anode off-gas with impurities being condensed toward the outside of the system at a proper timing. The fuel cell system having a circulation route so that a fuel gas containing hydrogen is supplied on the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110217602 - 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.

20110217603 - Solid oxide fuel cell: To provide a solid oxide fuel cell in which the reformer is compact but is capable of supplying an appropriate quantity of fuel. The present invention is a solid oxide fuel cell (1) for generating electricity using fuel reformed by a reformer (20) and air, including a fuel supply means... Agent:

20110217605 - Fuel cell, oxygen electrode used in fuel cell, and electronic device: Provided are a fuel cell capable of improving power generating characteristics, and an electronic device using the same. The fuel cell includes a fuel/electrolyte flow path between an oxygen electrode and a fuel electrode. An external member is bonded onto a surface of a current collector constituting the oxygen electrode... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110217604 - Recycler, water management system of fuel cell comprising the same, fuel cell comprising the water management system, and method of measuring water level: A recycler of a fuel cell includes two electrodes, a rotor interposed between the two electrodes, and an insulating container surrounding and receiving the two electrodes and the rotor. A water management system of the fuel cell includes the recycler, and the fuel cell includes the water management system. A... Agent:

20110217606 - Hydrogen generation device and fuel cell: A hydrogen generation device adapted to a fuel cell is provided. The hydrogen generation device includes a containing tank and a buffer layer. The buffer layer is disposed in the containing tank and divides the containing tank into a first containing space and a second containing space. The first containing... Agent: Young Green Energy Co.

20110217607 - Anode utilization control system for a fuel cell power plant: The control system (10) utilizes an oxygen sensor (78) to sense an oxygen concentration within a burner exhaust (66) of a fuel processing system (40), wherein the burner device (44) utilizes an anode exhaust stream from a fuel cell (12) to supply heat to a reformer (48). If the anode... Agent:

20110217608 - Power generation control device and power generation control method for fuel cell: A power generation control device 3 for a fuel cell 1 of the present invention comprises: a target generated power calculating unit 31 configured to calculate target generated power of the fuel cell 1, based on a load condition of an electrical load device connected to the fuel cell 1;... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd

20110217610 - Control system for direct alcohol fuel cell: A control system for a direct alcohol fuel cell, comprising: a fuel tank; a fuel cell stack; a pump feeding the fuel in the fuel tank to the fuel cell stack; a switching mechanism connecting the pump selectively with the fuel and air in the fuel tank; and a control... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.

20110217609 - Fuel cell stack operation: A method including shutting down an electrochemical fuel cell stack wherein anode pressure is controlled according to a stack discharge fuel consumption estimate.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110217611 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes: a fuel cell including a cell laminate; an estimating unit for estimating a residual water content distribution in the reactant gas flow channel and a moisture content distribution in the electrolyte membrane in a cell plane of each single cell while taking into consideration water... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110217613 - Method for collection and communication of measured data within a fuel cell stack: A system for communicating measurement data from each fuel cell or a group of fuel cells in a fuel cell stack, including a plurality of fuel cells and a plurality of stack plates, where one stack plate is between each fuel cell and on each end of the stack. The... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110217612 - Method to measure and communicate cell voltage in a fuel cell stack by embedding measurement units on the plate: A system for communicating measurement data from each fuel cell or a group of fuel cells in a fuel cell stack, including a plurality of fuel cells, a plurality of stack plates, and a plurality of embedded smart plates. The stack plates are between each fuel cell and on each... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110217614 - Direct formic acid fuel cell performing real time measurement and control of concentration of formic acid and operation method thereof: Provided are a direct formic acid fuel cell and a method of operation thereof capable of maintaining performance constantly through implementing the real time measurement and control of formic acid concentration.... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20110217615 - Fuel cell stabilisation system and method: A fuel cell stabilisation system for stabilising the supply of electrical power from a fuel cell stack (101) to a DC bus (104), including: a DC power supply (108); and a control (112) configured to enable the DC power supply (108) to supply electrical power to the DC bus (104).... Agent: Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited

20110217616 - Bond layer for a solid oxide fuel cell, and related processes and devices: An electrically-conductive layer of material having a composition comprising lanthanum and strontium is described. The material is characterized by a microstructure having bimodal porosity. Another concept in this disclosure relates to a solid oxide fuel cell attached to at least one cathode interconnect by a cathode bond layer. The bond... Agent: General Electric Company

20110217617 - Fuel cell compression retention system using compliant strapping: A fuel cell system is provided including a fuel cell stack having a first end and second end. The fuel cell stack includes at least one fuel cell having a membrane-electrode assembly disposed between adjacent gas diffusion layers. The fuel cell system further includes a compression retention system having a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operation LLC

20110217618 - Chemically bonded carbon nanotube-polymer hybrid and nanocomposite thereof: The present invention provides a chemically bonded carbon nanotube-polymer hybrid and the nanocomposite thereof, having the following advantages: functionalizing carbon nanotubes and also effectively having the carbon nanotube covalently bonded with a wide variety of polymers, even for stable and non-reactive polymers, such as commercially available polymers and high performance... Agent: Chung Yuan Christian University

20110217619 - Membrane electrode assembly: There is provided a membrane electrode assembly comprising an electrolyte membrane, an anode electrode stacked on one surface of the electrolyte membrane, a cathode electrode stacked on the other surface of the electrolyte membrane, and a channel plate arranged on a side of the anode electrode, said side being the... Agent:

20110217620 - Polymer membranes, processes for production thereof and use thereof: The invention relates to improved polymer membranes, to processes for production thereof and to the use thereof.... Agent: Basf Se

20110217621 - Process to produce catalyst coated membranes for fuel cell applications: A process for forming a catalyst coated membrane by placing layered sandwich between two synchronously-driven, resilient, thermally conductive belts and transferring completely a first electrocatalyst layer adhered to a first flexible substrate and a second electrocatalyst layer adhered to a second flexible substrate to ionomeric polymer membrane.... Agent: E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20110217622 - Electrochemical-catalytic converter for exhaust emission control with power generation: The present invention discloses an electrochemical-catalytic converter, which can remove nitrogen oxides (NOx), carbon monoxide (CO) and hydrocarbons (HCs) in exhaust gas and generate electric power simultaneously. The electrochemical-catalytic converter comprises a cell module, wherein nitrogen oxides are reacted electrochemically to form nitrogen, and wherein carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons are... Agent:

20110217623 - Proton exchange membrane for fuel cell applications: The present invention refers to an inorganic proton conducting electrolyte consisting of a mesoporous crystalline metal oxide matrix and a heteropolyacid bound within the mesoporous matrix. The present invention also refers to a fuel cell including such an electrolyte and methods for manufacturing such inorganic electrolytes.... Agent: Defence Science & Technology Agency

20110217624 - Fuel and oxidant storage device and fuel cell system employing the same: A fuel storage device for fuel cell comprises a tank-in-tank or tank-by-tank type tank. In addition, a pipe-in-pipe or pipe-by-pipe delivery system is also provided. A fuel cell system using the fuel storage device comprises liquid fuel at the anode side, liquid oxidant at the cathode side, electrolyte, fuel and... Agent: Microvast, Inc.

20110217625 - Fuel cell and fuel cell system: In a fuel cell 200, comprising: a membrane electrode assembly 204 equipped with an electrolyte membrane 201 and an anode catalyst 202; a supply member 240 for supplying an anode fluid to the membrane electrode assembly 204; and a gas diffusion layer 230 provided between the supply member 240 and... Agent:

20110217626 - Photocatalytic electrode and fuel cell: The invention provides an electrode comprising an electrically conductive material having a surface capable of producing surface enhanced Raman scattering of incident light from a complex adsorbed at the surface of the electrode, the complex including the electrically conductive material combined with a second material that is substantially reducible and... Agent: Fordham University

20110217627 - Composition, method of preparing the composition, electrode including the composition, and fuel cell including the electrode: A composition containing a uniformly dispersed polyoxazine-based compound, a method of preparing the composition, an electrode including the composition, and a fuel cell including the electrode.... Agent: Basf Se

20110217628 - Catalyst thin layer and method for fabricating the same: The catalyst thin layer consists of electronically conductive catalyst nano-particles embedded in a polymeric matrix. The ratio number of catalyst atoms/total number of atoms in the catalyst layer is comprised between 40% and 90%, more preferably between 50% and 60%.... Agent: Universita Degli Studi Di Bari

  
09/01/2011 > 39 patent applications in 33 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20110212348 - Battery module and battery pack using the same: A battery module 100 includes a plurality of batteries aligned and accommodated in a housing 20, wherein each batteries has an opening portion 17 at an electrode portion 16 of the battery to release gas generated in the battery outside the battery, the housing 20 is partitioned by a circuit... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110212349 - Abnormality detector and detection method, and facility for producing battery: Provided is a technology for detecting abnormal temperature rise of a battery regardless of the number of batteries, and preventing a trouble caused by abnormal temperature rise. A battery production facility (30) for producing a secondary battery (1) comprises an abnormality detector (40) for detecting abnormal state (especially, abnormal temperature... Agent:

20110212350 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a gas release valve located at a battery container housing a power generating element, wherein: the gas release valve includes a valve disk caused to expand outward by internal pressure in the battery container; wherein a plurality of grooves are formed at the valve disk in... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20110212351 - Rechargeable lithium battery: A rechargeable lithium battery including an electrode assembly having a positive electrode including a positive current collector partially coated with a positive active material to form a positive coated region and a positive uncoated region, a negative electrode including a negative current collector partially coated with a negative active material... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110212352 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of cells. The battery module also includes a housing configured to substantially enclose the plurality of cells. The battery module further includes a lower tray configured to receive the plurality of cells. The lower tray is located inside the housing adjacent a bottom of... Agent: Johnson Controls - Saft Advanced Power Solutions LLC

20110212353 - Annular device: An annular device includes an annular main body, a battery mounting portion, and a battery cover. The battery mounting portion protrudes from an inner surface of the main body, and includes a first arcuate element and a second arcuate element opposite to each other. The battery cover is operable to... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110212356 - Extruded and ribbed 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.

20110212354 - Power storage apparatus: A power storage apparatus has a power storage element including an electrolyte layer and a plurality of electrode elements stacked with the electrolyte layer interposed between them, and a case accommodating the power storage element and a heat exchange medium for use in heat exchange with the power storage element.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110212355 - U-formed cooling plate with solid fins for lithium pouch cells: A cooling system for a battery pack module with a plurality of battery cells includes a cooling plate assembly having a first side wall and a second side wall spaced apart from one another. The first and second side walls are connected by a base wall. The first side wall,... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110212357 - Battery, vehicle, and battery-mounting equipment: This invention provides a battery comprising a separator, which has a shutdown function and, at the same time, can suppress a lowering in output of the battery, a vehicle with the battery mounted thereon, and a battery mounted equipment. A battery (1) comprises a positive electrode plate (31), a negative... Agent:

20110212358 - Laminated porous film and separator for battery: A laminated porous film having at least two porous layers layered one upon another. One porous layer consists of a resin layer containing a polypropylene resin. The other layer is a heat-resistant layer consisting of a resin composition whose crystal fusion peak temperature is higher than that of the resin... Agent: Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.

20110212359 - Electrochemical cells with ionic liquid electrolyte: The present invention provides a lithium-ion electrochemical cell comprising an ionic liquid electrolyte solution and a positive electrode having a carbon sheet current collector.... Agent: Leyden Energy, Inc.

20110212360 - Battery cell design and method of its construction: A compact, robust, multifunctional and highly manufacturable rechargeable battery cell is provided. The cell design dedicates minimal internal volume to inert components of the cell. This is accomplished, in part, by providing multiple functionalities to individual cell components.... Agent: A123 Systems

20110212361 - Cell packaging material and method for producing the same: Provided is a cell packaging material having a layered structure of one or more layers, wherein at least one layer includes a flame retardant, a coating layer imparted with flame resistance, or both. In the cell packaging material, a cell itself does not include any flame resistant film or flame... Agent: Youlchon Chemical Co., Ltd.

20110212362 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary cell: The object of the present invention is to provide a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary cell that excels in safety against overcharging and shows only a small increase in thickness during continuous charge. This object can be achieved by adopting the following configuration: a separator is used that is made of a... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110212363 - Power storage system and manufacturing method therefor and secondary battery and capacitor: The present invention relates to a power storage system including a negative electrode which has a crystalline silicon film provided as a negative electrode active material on the surface of a current collector and contains a conductive oxide in a surface layer section of the crystalline silicon film. Alternatively, the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110212364 - Positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method of manufacturing the same, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the positive electrode and method of manufacturing the same: A positive electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, having a positive electrode current collector and a positive electrode active material layer formed on the positive electrode current collector and containing LiCoO2 as an active material, PVDF as a binder agent, acetylene black as a conductive agent, and LiCF3SO3.... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110212365 - Carbon-coated li-containing powders and process for production thereof: The invention provides a new route for the synthesis of carbon-coated powders having the olivine or NASICON structure, which form promising classes of active products for the manufacture of rechargeable lithium batteries. Carbon-coating of the powder particles is necessary to achieve good performances because of the rather poor electronic conductivity... Agent: Le Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique

20110212366 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery has a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode active material includes a lithium-nickel-manganese composite oxide having a hexagonal layered rock-salt structure that belongs to the space group... Agent:

20110212367 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery has a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode active material includes a lithium-nickel-manganese composite oxide having a hexagonal layered rock-salt structure that belongs to the space group... Agent:

20110212368 - Rolled electrode for a storage battery: The invention relates to a rolled electrode for a storage battery, wherein the electrode (10) is of substantially plate-like design and has a frame (12, 13, 15, 17) with a grid (16) arranged therein. A contact lug (14) for connecting the electrode to a battery pole is also provided on... Agent:

20110212369 - Pressing-type cylindrical metal air battery: The present invention relates to a metal air battery for improving storage performance. The present invention provides a pressing-type cylindrical metal air battery which comprises: an external case which is formed in a cylindrical shape, and has a cathode terminal on one side and an anode terminal hole on the... Agent: Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute

20110212370 - Systems and methods of securing immunity to air co2 in alkaline fuel cells: An air CO2 filtration assembly or system is provided that includes CO2 filters or traps designed and configured with a limited, but high capacity, volume to maximize filtration/absorption of CO2 from an air stream supplied to an alkaline fuel cell to thereby minimize the CO2 level in the air stream... Agent:

20110212371 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell; a circulating system that circulates and supplies fuel off-gas discharged from the fuel cell to the fuel cell; a pump that pumps a fluid in the circulating system; a discharge valve through which the fluid in the circulating system is discharged to... Agent:

20110212372 - Motion fuel cell: A fuel cell system (with reference to a single cell arrangement) comprising means to provide for the reciprocating, oscillating and or vibrational motion-movement of an assembly comprised of an electrolyte sandwiched between an anode-electrode and a cathode-electrode; said motion-movement serving to accelerate electrochemical activity within the fuel cell by providing... Agent:

20110212373 - Hydrogen generator: Hydrogen generation materials are a complex hydride which generates hydrogen upon hydrolysis, and an aqueous solution comprising water for causing the hydrolysis, and an accelerator dissolved therein for accelerating a hydrogen generation reaction. A method of hydrogen generation by a hydrogen generator comprises a first step S1 of detecting that... Agent:

20110212374 - Hydrogen-generating fuel cell cartridges: The present application is directed to a gas-generating apparatus (10). Hydrogen is generated within the gas-generating apparatus and is transported to a fuel cell. The generation of hydrogen is regulated automatically by the selective exposure of a catalyst (48) to the fuel mixture depending on the pressure inside the reaction... Agent: Societe Bic

20110212375 - Hydrogen generator and fuel cell system comprising the same: A hydrogen generator of the present invention includes a reformer (16) for generating a hydrogen-containing gas through a reforming reaction using a raw material; a combustor (102a) for heating the reformer (16); a combustion air supplier (117) for supplying combustion air to the combustor (102a); and an abnormality detector (110a)... Agent:

20110212376 - Amperometric sensor: A carbon monoxide sensor includes a housing providing an analyte inlet. Multiple electrodes are arranged in the housing and include a sensing electrode in communication with the analyte inlet. The sensing electrode includes a catalytic material niobium that is configured to oxidize carbon monoxide. Output elements are connected to the... Agent:

20110212377 - Fuel cell system and mobile article: There is disclosed a fuel cell system including a fuel cell, a fuel supply system to supply a fuel gas to the fuel cell, an injector which adjusts a gas state on an upstream side of the fuel supply system to supply the gas to a downstream side, and a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110212378 - Fuel cell arrangement with fuel cells disposed in a shingle construction and also purposes of use: The present invention relates to a fuel cell arrangement which comprises at least two single fuel cells, the single fuel cells being disposed non-parallel to each other, i.e. being disposed offset or in a shingle construction relative to each other.... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20110212379 - Method of forming a fuel cell sheet: An example method of forming a fuel cell sheet includes flattening a screen to form a sheet that has a plurality of apertures operative to communicate a fluid within a fuel cell.... Agent:

20110212380 - Fuel cell stack enclosure: A fuel cell device including a fuel cell stack with a flexible enclosure.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110212381 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell comprising: a membrane electrolyte assembly having a polymer electrolyte membrane and a pair of catalyst electrodes, namely an air electrode and a fuel electrode sandwiching the polymer electrolyte membrane; a pair of separators, namely an air electrode separator and a fuel electrode separator sandwiching the membrane electrolyte... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110212382 - High energy density ionic dielectric materials and devices: Dielectric compositions that include compound of the formula [(M′)1−x(A′)x][(M″)1−y−z,(B″)y(C″)z]O3−δ(VO)δ and protonated dielectric compositions that include a protonated dielectric compound within the formula [(M′)1−x(A′)x](M″)1−y−z(B″)y(C″)z]O3−δ+h(Vo)δ(H*)2h are disclosed. Composite materials that employ one or more of these dielectric compounds together with an electrolyte also are disclosed. Composite material that employs one or more... Agent: Recapping, Inc.

20110212383 - Liquid composition, process for its production, and process for producing membrane-electrode assembly for polymer electroylte fuel cells: An electrolyte membrane is prepared from a liquid composition comprising at least one member selected from the group consisting of trivalent cerium, tetravalent cerium, bivalent manganese and trivalent manganese; and a polymer with a cation-exchange group. The liquid composition is preferably one containing water, a carbonate of cerium or manganese,... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited

20110212384 - Anode catalysts for fuel cell membrane reactors: Anode catalysts for conversion of hydrocarbon feeds in solid oxide fuel cell membrane reactors. An anode catalyst may be a mixture of a metal with a metal oxide, for example a mixture of copper or copper-nickel alloy or copper-cobalt alloy with Cr2O3. Mixed oxides can be prepared by dissolving into... Agent: The Governors Of The University Of Alberta

20110212385 - Fuel cell separator and fuel cell: A fuel cell separator comprises a first plate and a second plate. The first plate has a plurality of first projections protruded toward the second plate to define reactive gas flow paths, the second plate has a plurality of second projections protruded toward the first plate to define reactive gas... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110212386 - Catalytic materials for fuel cell electroded and method for their production: Layered catalyst structures for fuel cells, particularly for a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC), are produced by a reactive spray deposition technology process. The catalyst layers so produced contain particles sized between 1 and 15 nm and clusters of such particles of a catalyst selected from the group consisting... Agent:

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