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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process November recently filed with US Patent Office 11/11

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11/24/2011 > 60 patent applications in 41 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20110287283 - Battery charge/discharge protection circuit: The present invention relates to a battery charge/discharge protection circuit that protects an associated battery from charge/discharge damage. The charge/discharge protection circuit includes a first terminal, a second terminal, a charge over-current detection circuit, a discharge over-current detection circuit, a short circuit detection circuit, and a PMOS transistor. A drain... Agent:

20110287284 - Battery pack: A battery pack which can improve welding efficiency of a lead plate by performing welding in a state in which the lead plate is in close contact with a bare cell, and can prevent leakage of an electrolyte by preventing welding failure of the lead plate. The battery pack includes... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110287285 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes at least one battery module comprising a plurality of unit cells stacked together; and at least one thermoelectric module on the at least one battery module, wherein the thermoelectric module may include a Peltier device having an input terminal configured to receive a polarity-convertible current.... Agent:

20110287286 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a case configured to accommodate an electrode assembly, a safety vent on a first side of the case, and a film unit disposed on the first side of the case, the film unit including a first film unit covering at least a part of the safety... Agent:

20110287287 - Cell cartridge with a composite intercell connecting net structure: The present invention provides a cell cartridge with a composite cell interconnection network, in which plural unit cells are assembled and modularized in a case in a composite series-parallel connection manner. An object of the present invention is to provide a cell cartridge with a composite cell interconnection network, in... Agent:

20110287292 - All-solid-state battery: The present invention provides an all-solid-state battery capable of improving output power. The all-solid-state battery includes a wound solid electrolyte/electrode assembly and a case housing the solid electrolyte/electrode assembly with a pressurized fluid being filled between the inner periphery surface of the case and the solid electrolyte/electrode assembly.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110287293 - Cell and method for manufacturing the same, method and apparatus for manufacturing cell core, and cell core: Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a cell which includes: a first step of manufacturing a core using a core manufacturing apparatus, the apparatus including a pair of winding shafts disposed with a rotation center of the apparatus interposed therebetween, the pair of winding shafts orbitally moving about the rotation... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20110287288 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery fabricating method: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes an electrode group (8) including a positive electrode (4) in which a positive electrode material mixture layer (4B) is provided on a positive electrode current collector (4A), a negative electrode (5) in which a negative electrode material mixture layer (5B) is provided on a... Agent:

20110287294 - Pouch-type secondary battery: A pouch-type secondary battery including: an electrode assembly comprising a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode plate and a separator; a negative electrode tab electrically connected to the negative electrode plate and having a first tab tape; and a positive electrode tab electrically connected to the positive electrode plate and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110287290 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly including wound positive and negative electrodes with a separator therebetween, a case configured to contain the electrode assembly, a cap plate configured to seal an opening of the case, the cap plate including a terminal hole therethrough, an electrode terminal through the terminal... Agent:

20110287291 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery having improved supporting force of a lead tab and fastening force between the lead tab and an electrode terminal. A rechargeable battery according to an exemplary embodiment includes an electrode assembly formed by winding positive and negative electrodes formed at both sides of a separator together with... Agent:

20110287289 - Rechargeable battery and battery module: A rechargeable battery and a battery module, the rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly formed by winding a positive electrode and a negative electrode and a separator therebetween; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; a cap plate sealing an opening at one side of the case, the cap plate including... Agent:

20110287295 - Pouch-cell battery arrangement and corresponding production method and use: A pouch-cell battery arrangement has a shrink sleeve covering (50), that surrounds the pouch (22) at least in places in an interlocking manner.... Agent: Dr. Ing. H.c.f. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

20110287296 - Thin film solid state lithium ion secondary battery and method of manufacturing the same: In one example embodiment, a thin film solid state lithium ion secondary battery is charged and discharged in the air. The thin film solid state lithium ion secondary battery has an electric insulating substrate formed from an organic resin, an insulating film made of an inorganic material and is formed... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110287297 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A separator (6) is disposed between a positive electrode (4) and a negative electrode (5), and includes a main body layer (6A) and a plurality of thin films (6B), (6C). Each of the plurality of thin films (6B), (6C) has a smaller thickness than the main body layer (6A), and... Agent:

20110287298 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a plurality of battery modules, each battery module including a plurality of battery units with positive and negative electrode terminals, and each battery unit including a plurality of battery cells, a plurality of bus bars connecting positive electrode terminals to negative electrode terminals of adjacent battery... Agent:

20110287299 - Battery module: A battery module of the present invention includes a plurality of unit batteries and a connection member electrically connecting the plurality of unit batteries. The connection member includes: a plurality of bus bars, each of the plurality of bus bar having two through-holes respectively corresponding to two electrode terminals protruding... Agent:

20110287300 - Rechargeable battery and battery module: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly; a case housing the electrode assembly; a first terminal post electrically coupled to an electrode of the electrode assembly; and a first terminal plate including a first plate coupled to the first terminal post and a second plate coupled to the first plate,... Agent:

20110287301 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: an electrode assembly including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator disposed between the positive and negative electrodes and having an expanded portion protruding to the outside of the positive and negative electrodes; a fixing member... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110287307 - Alkaline electrochemical cell with a blended zinc powder: An electrochemical cell with a blended zinc powder is disclosed. The blended zinc powder includes selected portions of a first zinc powder and a second zinc powder. In a preferred embodiment, the first and second powders are divided into groups based on ranges in their particle size distribution. Particle characteristics... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

20110287306 - Battery loading and unloading mechanism: In a battery loading and unloading mechanism, a battery formed in a flat rectangular parallelepiped and having an almost square main surface is loaded and unloaded to and from a device. The battery is formed with projecting portions at longitudinal both ends of a back surface thereof and along the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110287305 - Electrochemical cell, components thereof, and methods of making and using same: An electrochemical cell including at least one nitrogen-containing compound is disclosed. The at least one nitrogen-containing compound may form part of or be included in: an anode structure, a cathode structure, an electrolyte and/or a separator of the electrochemical cell. Also disclosed is a battery including the electrochemical cell.... Agent: Sion Corporation

20110287303 - Electrode assembly, rechargeable battery including the same, and method of manufacturing an electrode thereof: An electrode assembly, a rechargeable battery including the same, and a method of manufacturing an electrode thereof, the electrode assembly including a first electrode, the first electrode including a mesh-type first electrode current collector having a plurality of pores, and a first electrode active material layer adhered to the first... Agent:

20110287304 - Rechargeable electrochemical battery cell:

20110287302 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery is disclosed. In one embodiment, the battery includes i) an electrode assembly, ii) an electrolyte, iii) a tape attached to at least part of an outer surface of the electrode assembly and iv) a case accommodating the electrode assembly, electrolyte and tape. The tape includes a base... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110287308 - Pouch for rechargeable battery, fabricating method of the same, and rechargeable battery including the pouch: A pouch for a rechargeable battery having stability by ensuring durability, a manufacturing method thereof, and a rechargeable battery including the same. The pouch includes a case having an opening and including a bottom surface portion, a side portion located along a periphery of the bottom surface portion and including... Agent:

20110287309 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a case including an internal space, at least one electrode assembly in the case, the electrode assembly including a separator between a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate, and the positive and negative electrode plates including uncoated portions at edges of the electrode assembly,... Agent:

20110287310 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly; a case in which the electrode assembly is installed; a cap assembly coupled to an opening of the case and to an externally protruded terminal, the cap assembly including a cap plate; a first gasket between the terminal and the cap plate; and... Agent:

20110287311 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a case with an internal space, at least one electrode assembly in the case, the electrode assembly including a separator between a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate, a current collector plate coupled to the electrode assembly, the current collector plate including an electrode... Agent:

20110287312 - Biofuel cell: Provided is a biofuel cell including: electrodes disposed inside a cell casing; and current collectors exposed to the outside of the cell casing; wherein a part of each of the current collectors is separably put in close contact with the corresponding electrode through an opening provided in the cell casing,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110287313 - Silicon oxide material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery negative electrode material, making method, negative electrode, lithium ion secondary battery, and electrochemical capacitor: A silicon oxide material is obtained by cooling and precipitating a gaseous mixture of SiO gas and silicon-containing gas and has an oxygen content of 20-35 wt %. Using the silicon oxide material as a negative electrode active material, a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery is constructed that exhibits a high... Agent:

20110287314 - Multiply-conductive matrix for battery current collectors: A multiply-conductive matrix (MCM) for a current collector/electrode and a method of making the MCM are disclosed. The MCM includes a frame, preferably including a lug, the frame preferably made from a reticulated polymer foam substrate, and a body preferably made from the same substrate. The specific surface area of... Agent:

20110287315 - Cathode active material providing improved efficiency and energy density of electrode: Provided is a cathode active material having a composition represented by the following Formula I: LiFe(P1-XO4) (I) wherein a molar fraction (1-x) of phosphorus (P) is in the range of 0.910 to 0.999, to allow operational efficiency of the cathode active material to be leveled to a lower operational efficiency... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110287316 - High performance carbon nano-tube composites for electrochemical energy storage devices: The invention relates generally to carbon nano-tube composites and particularly to carbon nano-tube compositions for electrochemical energy storage devices and a method for making the same.... Agent: Ada Technologies, Inc.

20110287317 - Method for manufacturing negative electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, negative electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, negative electrode material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary: The present invention is a method for manufacturing a negative electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery comprising at least depositing silicon on a substrate by vapor deposition by using a metallic silicon as a raw material, the substrate having a temperature controlled to 300° C. to 800°... Agent: Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.

20110287318 - Multidimensional electrochemically active structures for battery electrodes: Provided are novel multidimensional electrode structures containing high capacity active materials for use in rechargeable electrochemical cells. These structures include main support structures and multiple nanowires attached to the support structures and extending into different directions away from these supports. The active material may be deposited as a layer (uniform... Agent: Amprius, Inc.

20110287319 - Mixed oxide containing a lithium manganese spinel and process for its preparation: o

20110287320 - Nickel positive electrode for fiber battery: Disclosed is a nickel positive electrode for a fiber battery having a long life duration, and also being enabling a high output and high capacity to be attained. For this purpose, the nickel positive electrode for a fiber battery is obtained by coating a carbon fiber with nickel, then causing... Agent: National Institute Of Advanced Industrial Science And Technology

20110287321 - Surface modified lithium-containing composite oxide for cathode active material for lithium ion secondary battery and its production process: A surface modified lithium-containing composite oxide, comprising particles of a lithium-containing composite oxide having a predetermined composition and a lithium titanium composite oxide containing lithium, titanium and element Q (wherein Q is at least one element selected from the group consisting of B, Al, Sc, Y and In) contained in... Agent: Agc Seimi Chemical Co., Ltd.

20110287322 - Rechargeable lithium battery: Disclosed is a rechargeable lithium battery including: a positive electrode; a negative electrode including a negative current collector including a copper foil having elongation of about 5% to about 10% and a particle size of about 1 μm to about 20 μm, and a negative active material layer provided on... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110287323 - Electrode and insulator structure for battery and method of manufacture: A battery core is made from a strip of insulating material folded longitudinally to form parallel panels. In one embodiment there are four panels and in another five panels. A positive electrode strip has an exposed foil center strip and positive electrode material along both edges. The positive electrode is... Agent:

20110287324 - Surface modified glass fibers: A composition including glass fibers with a surface atomic concentration of oxygen in sp3 bonds with silicon of at least about 34% wherein the fibers are formed into a battery separator.... Agent: Hollingsworth & Vose Company

20110287325 - Method for preparing an electrochemical cell having a gel electrolyte: The invention relates to a method for manufacturing an electrochemical cell comprising an anode and a cathode separated by a separator and a gel electrolyte. The method comprises the steps of assembling the electrodes and the separator, and injecting a liquid electrolyte composition between the electrodes, the liquid electrolyte composition... Agent: Hydro-quebec

20110287326 - Long life lithium batteries with stabilized electrodes: The present invention relates to non-aqueous electrolytes having stabilization additives and electrochemical devices containing the same. Thus the present invention provides electrolytes containing an alkali metal salt, a polar aprotic solvent, a first additive that is a substituted or unsubstituted organoamine, substituted or unsubstituted alkane, substituted or unsubstituted alkene, or... Agent:

20110287327 - Detection of small anode leaks in fuel cell systems: A system and method for detecting small hydrogen leaks in an anode of a fuel cell system. The method includes determining that a shut-down sequence has begun, and if so, deplete the cathode side of a fuel cell stack of oxygen. The method then increases the pressure of the anode... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110287328 - Flexible fuel cell: Disclosed herein is a flexible fuel cell including, one or a plurality of cell sections, and a sealing sheet covering the cell section or sections, wherein the cell section has, at least, a pair of electrode sheets which form an anode and a cathode and at least one of which... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110287329 - Air battery: The present invention provides an air battery which is capable of detecting entering of water at an early point. The air battery comprising: a power section which comprises an air electrode to which an oxygen-containing gas is supplied, an anode containing an alkali metal, and an electrolyte layer containing an... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110287330 - High-temperature fuel cell system: The invention relates to a high-temperature fuel cell system comprising at least one fuel cell as heat generating source and/or at least one fuel cell system component as exothermic or endothermic source enclosed by a thermal insulation system. Between an inner thermal insulation unit and a radial outer shell at... Agent:

20110287331 - Method of starting operation of solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell: A method of starting operation of a fuel cell stack includes the steps of performing gas replacement by supplying a fuel gas to a fuel gas flow field from a downstream side of the fuel gas flow field through a fuel gas discharge passage, and supplying an oxygen-containing gas to... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110287332 - End cell thermal barrier having variable properties: A fuel cell assembly is disclosed, the fuel cell assembly including a plurality of fuel cell plates arranged in a stack, each fuel cell plate having reactant inlets and outlets and a coolant inlet and outlet; a first terminal plate disposed at a first end of the stack of the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110287333 - Reinforced matrix impregnated with electrolytes for molten carbonate fuel cell and fabrication method thereof: The present invention relates to an electrolyte-impregnated, reinforced matrix for molten carbonate fuel cells and a manufacturing method thereof. According to the invention, the electrolyte-impregnated matrix, which comprises both the electrolyte and the reinforcing particles including a metal and an oxide, is manufactured by adding the electrolyte, as required per... Agent: Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd.

20110287334 - Polymer electrolyte fuel cell: A polymer electrolyte fuel cell (10) includes: a polymer electrolyte membrane (20); an electrode catalyst layer (90c) provided on one surface of the polymer electrolyte membrane (20); a separator (80c) having electrical conductivity, and shielding gas; and an electrode member (50c) interposed between the electrode catalyst layer (90c) and the... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110287335 - Reinforced electrolyte membrane for fuel cell, membrane-electrode assembly for fuel cell, and polymer electrolyte fuel cell comprising the same: It is an object of the present invention to provide a fuel cell electrolyte membrane reinforced with a porous substrate which has excellent durability and in which the amount of cross leakage as a result of chemical deterioration of electrolyte membrane components due to the presence of peroxide and/or radicals... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110287336 - Electrical conductive member and polymer electrolyte fuel cell using the same: An electrical conductive member includes: an electrical conductive structure including: a substrate (31, 152, 252, 352, 452); an electrical conductive carbon layer (33, 155, 254, 354, 454) provided on at least one surface of the substrate and containing electrical conductive carbon; and a middle layer (32, 154, 256, 356, 456)... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110287337 - Method for pulse plating carbon black sheet with metallic nano particle thin film layer, and carbon black sheet and fuel cell polymer electrolyte membrane/electrode assembly prepared using sheet: The present invention relates to a carbon black sheet with a thin layer of metal nanoparticles by pulse electroplating, which allows metal nanoparticles such as platinum, etc. to be uniformly dispersed on a carbon black layer and is very thin, enhancing the efficiency of a metal catalyst such as platinum,... Agent:

20110287338 - Low level cerium mitigation with electrode edge protection: The fuel cell of this embodiment includes an ion conducting membrane having a first side and a second side. Characteristically, the ion conducting membrane has a sufficient amount of cerium ions to inhibit the loss of fluoride from the ion conducting membrane when compared to an ion conducting membrane having... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110287339 - Fuel cell and method of manufacturing the same: A fuel cell includes a unit cell, a cell fixing member and a welding portion. The unit cell includes a first electrode layer, an electrolyte layer surrounding the first electrode layer, a second electrode layer surrounding the electrolyte layer while exposing an end portion of the electrolyte layer, and a... Agent:

20110287340 - Substrate made of porous metal or metal alloy, preparation method thereof, and hte or sofc cells with a metal support comprising this substrate: f

20110287341 - Cell for solid oxide fuel cell: [SOLUTION] In a cell for a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) comprising a Cr (chrome)-containing alloy or oxide and an air electrode bonded together, wherein on the surface of the alloy or oxide, there is formed a coating layer containing a spinel oxide comprised of a first mono metal oxide... Agent: Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.

20110287342 - Porous membrane for fuel cell electrolyte membrane and method for manufacturing the same: To obtain a porous membrane for a fuel cell electrolyte membrane, having mechanical property which is equal in the longitudinal and lateral directions. A porous membrane 10 is formed in such a way that porous resin sheets 1a and 1b which are obtained by uniaxially stretching a polytetrafluoroethylene thin membrane... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

  
11/17/2011 > 67 patent applications in 54 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20110281139 - Wastewater treatment process and device for electricity generation and desalination simultaneously: A wastewater treatment process and wastewater treatment device for generating current and desalting simultaneously are provided. The device may comprise an anode compartment, an anion exchange membrane, a middle desalting compartment, a cation exchange membrane and a cathode compartment. Wastewater flows into the anode compartment, and is oxidized under the... Agent: Tsinghua University

20110281140 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a rechargeable battery cell; an electrode tap that is partially exposed from an outside of the rechargeable battery cell; a protection circuit module (PCM) comprising a protection circuit with respect to the rechargeable battery cell; and a connection block disposed on the PCM, for electrically connecting... Agent:

20110281141 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a bare cell including an electrode assembly arranged within a can having an opening that is sealed by a cap plate, a protective circuit module (PCM) arranged on the cap plate, a lead member connecting the PCM to the cap plate; a coupling member inserted into... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110281144 - Cylindrical secondary battery pack: Disclosed herein is a secondary battery pack including a cylindrical battery cell having an electrode assembly of a cathode/separator/anode structure mounted in a battery case together with an electrolyte in a sealed state, an insulative mounting member having an opening, through which a cathode terminal of the battery cell is... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110281142 - Lithium-ion power battery: The present disclosure relates to a lithium-ion power battery. The lithium-ion power battery has a power density greater than or equal to 500 W/kg and includes at least one battery unit including a positive electrode and a negative electrode, a separator, an electrolyte solution, and an external encapsulating shell. The... Agent: Tsinghua University

20110281143 - Lithium-ion storage battery: The present disclosure relates to a lithium-ion storage battery. The lithium-ion storage battery has a capacity greater than or equal to 20 Ah and includes at least one battery unit. The battery unit includes a positive electrode and a negative electrode, a separator, an electrolyte solution, and an external encapsulating... Agent: Tsinghua University

20110281145 - Battery thermal management systems and methods: Systems and methods for temperature control of a battery pack at, below, or above a target temperature, and/or within a temperature range. Systems and methods for battery pack thermal management having a thermally conductive interstitial member between battery cells and a thermally conductive plate or plates coupled to the interstitial... Agent: Coda Automotive, Inc.

20110281146 - Battery packs suitable for use with battery powered appliances: Cooling air intake port (52), cooling air exhaust port (55), and securing walls (86, 87), which contact and secure the side surfaces of one or more battery cells (72), may be defined within two battery pack housing halves (50, 80). When battery pack (99) is assembled, at least one cooling... Agent:

20110281147 - Insulating ring and lithium ion battery having the same: The present invention discloses an insulating ring for a lithium ion battery, comprising: a circular ring body; a core rod positioning member configured at a central part of the circular ring body for positioning a core rod of the lithium ion 5 battery; and at least a tab hole configured... Agent: Byd Co. Ltd.

20110281148 - Negative-limited lithium-ion battery: A rechargeable lithium-ion battery includes a positive electrode having a first capacity and a negative electrode having a second capacity that is less than the first capacity such that the battery has a negative-limited design. The negative electrode includes a lithium titanate active material. A liquid electrolyte that includes a... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.

20110281149 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a battery compartment, a terminal plate positioned within the battery compartment for retaining at least two batteries within the battery compartment, and a cover for enclosing the battery compartment, wherein, upon enclosing the battery compartment with the cover, the cover is configured to urge an exterior... Agent: Itt Manufacturing Enterprises, Inc.

20110281150 - Organic/inorganic composite porous film and electrochemical device prepared thereby: Disclosed is an organic/inorganic composite porous film comprising: (a) inorganic particles; and (b) a binder polymer coating layer formed partially or totally on surfaces of the inorganic particles, wherein the inorganic particles are interconnected among themselves and are fixed by the binder polymer, and interstitial volumes among the inorganic particles... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110281151 - Battery pack: A battery pack comprises: a plurality of secondary batteries, wherein each battery comprises a terminal; and a tab coupling a terminal of a first secondary battery to a terminal of a second secondary battery; wherein a first end of the tab comprises a first region having a first welding portion... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110281152 - Lithium-ion battery pack: The present disclosure relates to a lithium-ion battery pack. The lithium-ion battery pack comprises a plurality of battery units electrically connected with each other. The battery unit includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator, an electrolyte solution, and an external encapsulating shell. The separator is disposed between the... Agent: Tsinghua University

20110281153 - Battery: A battery includes at least one positive pole film, at least one negative pole film, at least one isolation membrane, a positive pole clamp, a negative pole clamp, a positive conducting pole, a negative conducting pole, a shell and an electrolyte. The positive pole film includes a positive pole material... Agent: Exa Energy Technology Co., Ltd.

20110281154 - Materials for electrochemical device safety: An electrochemical device includes a thermally-triggered intumescent material or a gas-triggered intumescent material. Such devices prevent or minimize short circuits in a device that could lead to thermal run-away. Such devices may include batteries or supercapacitors.... Agent:

20110281155 - Battery and method of manufacturing the same: The present invention provides a battery including a rivet either inserted into a through hole defined in a lid of a battery case with gaskets and interposed therebetween, the rivet connecting a current collector connected to a power generating element within the battery case and an external terminal. One end... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20110281157 - Electrode, related material, process for production, and use thereof: An electrode material is created by forming a thin conformal coating of metal oxide on a highly porous carbon meta-structure. The highly porous carbon meta-structure performs a role in the synthesis of the oxide coating and in providing a three-dimensional, electronically conductive substrate supporting the thin coating of metal oxide.... Agent:

20110281156 - Vertically aligned carbon nanotube augmented lithium ion anode for batteries: An electrode for a battery is augmented with vertically aligned carbon nanotubes, allowing both improved storage density of lithium ions and the increase electrical and thermal conductivity. Carbon nanotubes are extremely good electrical and thermal conductors, and can be grown directly on the electrode (e.g., anode or cathode) current collector... Agent:

20110281158 - Cell electrode plate and process for producing the same: A cell electrode plate is constituted by band-like core member made of metal foil and a plurality of sheets of electrode active material applied discontinuously on and longitudinally of at least one of upper and lower surfaces of the core member, the mutually adjacent sheets of the electrode active material... Agent: Ishikawajima-harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

20110281159 - Multi-layer coatings for bipolar rechargeable batteries with enhanced terminal voltage: A method for producing a multi-layer bipolar coated cell according to one embodiment includes applying a first active cathode material above a substrate to form a first cathode; applying a first solid-phase ionically-conductive electrolyte material above the first cathode to form a first electrode separation layer; applying a first active... Agent:

20110281160 - All-solid-state battery and manufacturing method thereof: An all-solid-state battery, and manufacturing method thereof. The all-solid-state battery has a plurality of laminated bodies including: a cathode layer; an anode layer; and a solid electrolyte layer sandwiched therebetween, when neighboring two laminated bodies are defined as a first and second laminated body, the solid electrolyte layer of the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110281161 - Lithium secondary battery: The lithium secondary battery provided by the present invention includes an electrode provided with an insulating particle-containing layer (34) having a configuration in which an active material layer (344) is retained on a current collector (342), and an insulating particle-containing layer (346), containing insulating particles (44) and a binder (46),... Agent:

20110281162 - Negative electrode for hybrid energy storage device: A negative electrode for a hybrid energy storage device includes a current collector; a corrosion-resistant conductive coating secured to at least one face of the current collector; a sheet comprising activated carbon adhered to the corrosion-resistant conductive coating; a tab portion extending from a side of the negative electrode; and... Agent: Axion Power International, Inc.

20110281163 - Negative electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A negative electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a negative electrode core member and a negative electrode mixture layer adhering to the negative electrode core member. The negative electrode mixture layer includes graphite particles, a water-soluble polymer coating the surfaces of the graphite particles, and a binder bonding... Agent:

20110281164 - Negative electrode active material and lithium battery including the same: A negative electrode active material including mesoporous silica having mesopores filled with a metal and a lithium battery including the same.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110281165 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode that contains a lithium composite oxide as an active material. The cut-off voltage of charge is set to 4.25 to 4.5 V. In a region where the positive electrode and the negative electrode face each other, the Wp/Wn ratio R is... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110281166 - Electrode composition, electrode for lithium secondary battery, method of manufacturing the electrode and lithium secondary battery including the electrode: An electrode composition containing a first conducting agent and a second conducting agent, an electrode for lithium secondary batteries, a method of manufacturing the electrode, and a lithium secondary battery including the electrode. The second conducting agent is an agglomerate formed of a conducting material and a fluorine-based polymer.... Agent:

20110281167 - Thin film solid state lithium ion secondary battery and method of manufacturing the same: A high-performance and inexpensive thin film solid state lithium ion secondary battery that is able to be charged and discharged in the air and is able to be manufactured stably at a favorable yield, and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The thin film solid state lithium ion... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110281168 - Lithium composite compound particles and process for producing the same, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The present invention relates to lithium composite compound particles having a composition represented by the formula: Li1+xNi1-y-zCoyMzO2 (M=B or Al), wherein the lithium composite compound particles have an ionic strength ratio A (LiO−/NiO2−) of not more than 0.3 and an ionic strength ratio B (Li3CO3+/Ni+) of not more than 20... Agent: Toda Kogyo Corporation

20110281169 - Electrode for a flow battery: Enclosed is an electrode for a flow battery, which comprises a graphite felt (1), wherein: said graphite felt includes multiple flow channels (2) for transmitting an electrolyte, said flow channels (2) are straight and distributed at equally spaced intervals, and the width and depth of said channels (2) and the... Agent: Golden Energy Fuel Cell Co., Ltd.

20110281170 - Electric storage device electrode and method for manufacturing same: A method of manufacturing an energy storage device electrode in which breakage of electrode particles and warping of a collector are reduced, and internal resistance is lowered by lowering the contact resistance between the collector and an electrode layer. The method manufactures an electric double-layer capacitor electrode, and includes: forming... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20110281171 - Organic/inorganic composite porous film and electrochemical device prepared thereby: Disclosed is an organic/inorganic composite porous film comprising: (a) inorganic particles; and (b) a binder polymer coating layer formed partially or totally on surfaces of the inorganic particles, wherein the inorganic particles are interconnected among themselves and are fixed by the binder polymer, and interstitial volumes among the inorganic particles... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110281172 - Organic/inorganic composite porous film and electrochemical device prepared thereby: Disclosed is an organic/inorganic composite porous film comprising: (a) inorganic particles; and (b) a binder polymer coating layer formed partially or totally on surfaces of the inorganic particles, wherein the inorganic particles are interconnected among themselves and are fixed by the binder polymer, and interstitial volumes among the inorganic particles... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110281174 - Monolithic electrode, related material, process for production, and use thereof: An electrode material is created by forming a thin conformal coating of metal oxide on a highly porous monolithic carbon structure. The highly porous carbon structure performs a role in the synthesis of the oxide coating and in providing a three-dimensional, electronically conductive substrate supporting the thin coating of metal... Agent:

20110281173 - Multiple electrolyte electrochemical cells: Electrode assemblies for use in electrochemical cells are provided. The negative electrode assembly comprises negative electrode active material and an electrolyte chosen specifically for its useful properties in the negative electrode. These properties include reductive stability and ability to accommodate expansion and contraction of the negative electrode active material. Similarly,... Agent: Seeo, Inc.

20110281175 - Electrodes with solid polymer electrolytes and reduced porosity: An electrode/electrolyte assembly that has a well-integrated interface between an electrode and a solid polymer electrolyte film, which provides continuous, ionically-conducting and electronically insulating paths between the films is provided. A slurry is made containing active electrolyte material, a liquefied, ionically-conductive first polymer electrolyte with dissolved lithium salt, and conductive... Agent: Seeo, Inc

20110281176 - Nanoscale intercalation materials on carbon powder, process for production, and use thereof: An electrode material is created by forming a thin coating or small deposits of metal oxide as an intercalation host on a carbon powder. The carbon powder performs a role in the synthesis of the oxide coating, in providing a three-dimensional, electronically conductive substrate supporting the metal oxide, and as... Agent:

20110281177 - Nonaqueous electrolyte solvents and additives: A series of polar and aprotic organic molecules, which, when used as solvents or additives in nonaqueous electrolytes, afford improved performance for electrochemical cells that operate at high voltages. These polar and aprotic solvents or additives may contain at least one unsaturated functionality per molecule. The unsaturated functionality is conjugated... Agent: Us Government As Represented By Secretary Of The Army

20110281179 - Non-aqueous electrolytic solution, and lithium battery comprising same: s

20110281178 - Nonaqueous electrolyte and lithium-ion secondary battery using thereof: A nonaqueous electrolyte and a lithium-ion secondary battery using the same, wherein a mixture of a cyclic carbonate, a chain carbonate, a first phosphoric acid ester wherein bonding between carbons is a single bond, and a second phosphoric acid ester wherein bonding between carbons contains a double bond is used... Agent:

20110281180 - Negative active material for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including same: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to negative active materials for lithium rechargeable batteries and to lithium rechargeable batteries including the negative active materials. The negative active material includes a crystalline carbon material having pores, and amorphous conductive nanoparticles in the pores, on the surface of the crystalline carbon,... Agent:

20110281181 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The storage characteristics in a charged state are improved in a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery containing a lithium cobalt oxide as a positive electrode active material. The non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material; a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material... Agent:

20110281182 - Fuel analyzing method and fuel analyzing device for fuel cell, and fuel cell: Disclosed herein is a fuel analyzing method for a fuel cell, including the steps of: measuring a physical property and/or an electric characteristic of a fuel to be used in a biofuel cell having an electrode with an oxidoreductase present at a surface thereof; and determining the quantity of an... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110281183 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes: one or a plurality of cell sections having an electrode with an oxidoreductase present at a surface thereof; and a container in which the cell section or sections are contained; wherein the container is provided with a fuel solution pouring port through which to pour a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110281184 - Metal-air cell with performance enhancing additive: Systems and methods drawn to an electrochemical cell comprising a low temperature ionic liquid comprising positive ions and negative ions and a performance enhancing additive added to the low temperature ionic liquid. The additive dissolves in the ionic liquid to form cations, which are coordinated with one or more negative... Agent: Arizona Board Of Regents Acting For And On Behalf Of Arizona State University

20110281185 - Modular fuel cell system: A fuel cell stack module includes a base, a cover dome removably positioned on the base, and a plurality of fuel cell stacks removably positioned on the base below the cover dome. A modular fuel cell system includes a plurality of the fuel cell stack modules, where each fuel cell... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20110281186 - Apparatus and method for fuel cell start from freezing without melting ice: Fuel cell systems (100, 400) and related methods involving accumulators (106, 200, 300, 406) with multiple regions (R1, R2; R1′, R2′) of differing water fill rates are provided. At least one accumulator region with a relatively more-rapid fill rate (R2; R2′) than another accumulator region (R1; R1′) is drained of... Agent:

20110281187 - System and method for reducing fuel cell power plant emissions: A system and method for operating fuel cell power plant 10 includes enclosing fuel bearing components, such as fuel cell stack 28 and reformer 24, into a fuel compartment 12 separate from motorized components in a motor compartment 14, and consuming leaked fuel in the fuel compartment 12 using a... Agent: Utc Power Corporation

20110281188 - Preferential oxidation reactor and fuel cell system using the same: A preferential oxidation reactor for removing carbon monoxide in a hydrogen mixture gas is disclosed. The preferential oxidation reactor may include a housing having a catalytic layer provided therein, a mixture gas supply portion inserted into the interior of the housing and penetrating the catalytic layer, a condensate receiving portion... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110281189 - Connection structure between oxidizer and fuel vaporizer in fuel reformer and method for forming the same: A connection structure between a fuel vaporizer and an oxidizer in a fuel reformer is disclosed. Fuel reformers having the connection structure may be included in fuel cell systems. Methods for forming the connection structure are also disclosed. The method includes forming the fuel vaporizer and forming the oxidizer. Forming... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110281190 - Systems and methods for regulating fuel cell air flow during low loads or cold temperature operation: Systems and methods for regulating fuel cell air flow, such as during low loads and/or cold temperature operation. These systems and methods may include providing a thermal management fluid, such as air, to the fuel cell stack, transferring thermal energy between the thermal management fluid and the fuel cell stack,... Agent: Idatech, LLC

20110281191 - Polymer electrolyte fuel cell, fuel cell stack including the same, fuel cell system, and method for operating fuel cell system: A polymer electrolyte fuel cell of the present invention includes: a membrane-electrode assembly (5) having a polymer electrolyte membrane (1) and a pair of electrodes (4A and 4B); a first separator (6A) having one main surface on which a groove-like first reactant gas channel (8) is formed so as to... Agent:

20110281193 - Fuel cell fluid distribution system: Disclosed herein is a fuel cell having a catalyst coated membrane (CCM) including a membrane sandwiched between an anode layer and a cathode layer; two gas diffusion layers located against respective anode and cathode layers; and two separator plates located against the respective gas diffusion layers. The fuel cell has... Agent: Energyor Technologies Inc.

20110281192 - Method for producing bipolar plates: Disclosed herein is a method for producing bipolar plates. The method comprises providing an electrically conductive sheet and then cutting through the sheet to create at least one opening for a fluid in the sheet.... Agent:

20110281194 - Heat-resistant alloy, alloy member for fuel cell, fuel cell stack device, fuel cell module, and fuel cell device: A heat-resistant alloy capable of effectively suppressing diffusion of Cr, as well as an alloy member for a fuel cell, a fuel cell stack device, a fuel cell module and a fuel cell device are provided. A heat-resistant alloy includes a Cr-containing alloy, and a Cr-diffusion suppression layer located on... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110281195 - Fuel cell adhesive and process of making the same: A fuel cell adhesive comprises a polyolefin adhesive having a bonding strength sufficient to adhere two fuel cell stack components together. The bonding strength of the polyolefin adhesive is less than the cohesive strength of any of the fuel cell stack components such that two adhesively bonded fuel cell stack... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc

20110281196 - Nonwoven fabric and electrolyte membrane: A nonwoven fabric 28 containing fibers 26 of an ethylene/tetrafluoroethylene copolymer having a storage elastic modulus E′ at 25° C. of at least 8×108 Pa and a melt viscosity measured at 300° C. of higher than 60 Pa·s and at most 300 Pa·s, wherein the average fiber diameter of the... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited

20110281197 - Anion-exchange membrane and method for producing the same: Disclosed is an anion-exchange membrane which does not easily deteriorate even when used at high temperatures in a strong alkaline atmosphere. Also disclosed is a method for producing the anion-exchange membrane. The anion-exchange membrane is a microporous membrane which is composed of a water-insoluble resin and an anion-exchange resin filling... Agent: Tokuyama Corporation

20110281198 - Fuel cell: According to one embodiment, a fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly including an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte membrane interposed between the anode and the cathode, and an electricity-collecting member including an anode electricity collector having a first electrode member which is in contact with the anode, a... Agent:

20110281199 - Electrode for fuel cell, method of preparing the same, membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell including the same: An electrode for a fuel cell with an operating temperature of about 100° C. or more. The electrode has an electrode catalyst layer that includes an electrode catalyst with a conductive carrier and catalyst particles supported on the conductive carrier. The electrode catalyst includes an acid impregnated electrode catalyst in... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110281200 - Compound and composition including compound, with fuel cell, fuel cell electrode and fuel cell electrolyte membrane using same: A compound that is a polymerization product of a compound composition that contains a diisocyanate-based compound and an aromatic polyol, a composition that contains the compound and an interpenetration polymer, a fuel cell electrode including either the compound or the composition, a fuel cell electrolyte membrane including either the compound... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110281201 - System and method for forming conductors of an energy generating device: An electrical circuit is presented that includes an anode conductor formed from a first wire and a cathode conductor formed from a second wire. The first wire and the second wire each comprised of a predetermined diameter. At least a portion of the predetermined diameter of the wires is compressed... Agent: Omega Engineering, Inc.

20110281202 - Printed circuit board, fuel cell and method of manufacturing printed circuit board: An FPC board, electrode films and a fuel accommodating chamber are accommodated in a casing. In the FPC board, a plurality of collector portions are joined onto a base insulating layer with an adhesive pattern sandwiched therebetween. The base insulating layer is made of porous ePTFE, and is air-permeable. Openings... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20110281203 - Method for manufacturing composite separator for fuel cell and composite separator manufactured by the same: The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a composite separator for a fuel cell, which can reduce the electrical contact resistance by performing an additional post-treatment to remove residual resin remaining on the surface of the composite separator by plasma etching. In certain preferred embodiments, the present invention provides... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20110281204 - Preparation of supported electrocatalyst comprising multiwalled carbon nanotubes: A process for preparing a durable non-precious metal oxygen reduction electrocatalyst involves heat treatment of a ball-milled mixture of polyaniline and multiwalled carbon nanotubes in the presence of a Fe species. The catalyst is more durable than catalysts that use carbon black supports. Performance degradation was minimal or absent after... Agent: Los Alamos National Security, LLC

20110281205 - Mesoporous carbon composite containing carbon nanotube: Provided are a CNT-mesoporous silica composite, a CNT-mesoporous carbon composite, a supported catalyst using the CNT-mesoporous carbon composite as a support, and a fuel cell using the supported catalyst as the anode, cathode, or both anode and cathode. The CNT-mesoporous carbon composite is prepared using the CNT-mesoporous silica composite. The... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

  
11/10/2011 > 64 patent applications in 51 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20110274948 - Energy transfer using electrochemically isolated fluids: The present invention is related to energy generation using electrochemically isolated fluids, and articles, systems, and methods for achieving the same. The embodiments described herein can be used in electrochemical cells in which at least one electrode comprises an electrochemically active fluid (i.e., the electrochemical cell comprises at least one... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20110274949 - Galvanic cell comprising sheathing: The invention relates to a galvanic cell according to the invention with a substantially prismatic or cylindrical structure and an electrode stack. In addition the galvanic cell has at least one current conductor that is connected to the electrode stack and sheathing that at least partially surrounds the electrode stack.... Agent: Li-tec

20110274950 - High voltage battery composed of anode limited electrochemical cells: An electrochemical storage device including a plurality of electrochemical cells connected electrically in series. Each cell includes an anode electrode, a cathode electrode and an aqueous electrolyte. The charge storage capacity of the anode electrode is less than the charge storage capacity of the cathode.... Agent: Aquion Energy Inc.

20110274951 - Battery module and battery module assembly using same: A battery module includes a battery unit, a housing, a lid, and a heat-absorbing member. The battery unit includes two or more battery cells. The housing includes a storage part having an open end on at least one surface, and the storage part stores the battery unit. The lid has... Agent:

20110274952 - Fuel gauge circuit and battery pack: A fuel gauge circuit detects a residual quantity of a battery 1 and is disposed on a substrate 20 together with a protection circuit 40 which protects charging/discharging of the battery 1. The fuel gauge circuit includes a voltage monitor terminal T1 disposed on a side facing a positive power-supply... Agent: Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

20110274955 - Pouch type case and battery pack including the same: The present invention relates to a pouch type case having trimming portions formed on both sides or four corners thereof and a battery pack including the same. The trimming portions are formed on the corners of the pouch type case such that the trimming portions are indented toward an electrode... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110274953 - Secondary battery cell and method of manufacturing the same: In a secondary battery cell including an electrode group that is manufactured by winding a positive electrode having a plurality of positive leads and a negative electrode having a plurality of negative leads, the lengths of the positive electrode and the negative electrode are respectively longer than the length satisfying... Agent:

20110274954 - Thread-type battery and connector for connecting same: Disclosed is a thread-type battery. The battery of the present invention comprises a flexible body unit, a first pole terminal which is formed at one end of the body unit, and which protrudes so as to be insertable into a first external terminal, and a second pole terminal which is... Agent: Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation Gyeongsang National University

20110274956 - Easy-to-assemble battery pack with prismatic battery cells: A weld-free, frameless battery design is provided. The design reduces the number of parts and the weight of the battery pack, simplifies the assembly operation, and keeps the battery pack reparable and remanufacturable with minimal effort and cost. The battery pack includes a stack of battery cells and cooling fins,... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110274958 - Battery pack: A battery pack has multiple wall-shaped projecting portions, which are provided on side surfaces of battery cells perpendicular to a layer direction X, extend in a flow direction of cooling fluid and arranged in a direction perpendicular to the flow direction of the cooling fluid, to form fluid passages between... Agent: Denso Corporation

20110274957 - Secondary battery module and composite article thereof: A composite article for dissipating thermal energy from a secondary battery cell includes a first graphite layer, a second graphite layer spaced away from and arranged parallel to the first graphite layer, and a metal layer sandwiched between and disposed in contact with each of the first graphite layer and... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc

20110274959 - Flexible thin printed battery and device and method of manufacturing same: A flat, flexible electrochemical cell is provided. The within invention describes various aspects of the flat, flexible electrochemical cell. A printed anode is provided that obviates the need for a discrete anode current collector, thereby reducing the size of the battery. An advantageous electrolyte is provided that enables the use... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

20110274960 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery using the same: An electrode assembly and a secondary battery using the same. In an embodiment, the electrode assembly includes one or more first electrodes each having a first tab provided to one surface thereof, and one or more second electrodes each having a second tab provided to one surface thereof. The second... Agent:

20110274961 - 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 a membrane, 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

20110274962 - Negative electrode active material for batteries, non-aqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack: According to one embodiment, a non-aqueous electrolyte battery includes an outer container, a positive electrode housed in the outer container, a negative electrode housed in the outer container such as to spatially apart from the positive electrode and includes a particulate active material, and a non-aqueous electrolyte filled in the... Agent:

20110274963 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a stack, the stack including a plurality of cells having different polarities at top and bottom surfaces thereof, the plurality of cells being arranged such that at least two cells are arranged along a short axis of the stack when viewed from top or bottom surfaces... Agent:

20110274964 - Battery tabs and method of making the same: A terminal for a Li-ion battery cell utilizes a bimetallic strip formed from the materials used as the Li-ion cell current collectors, such as copper and aluminum. The bimetallic strip is to be used as, at least one, of the Li-ion pouch cell terminals. At least one portion of the... Agent:

20110274965 - Nonaqueous electrolyte and nonaqueous electrolyte battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte includes: a solvent, an electrolyte salt, and at least one of heteropolyacid salt compounds represented by the following formulae (I) and (II): HxAy[BD12O40].zH2O (I), HpAq[B5D30O110].rH2O (II). A represents Li, Na, K, Rb, Cs, Mg, Ca, Al, NH4, or an ammonium salt or phosphonium salt; B represents P,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110274966 - Nonaqueous electrolytic solution secondary battery and method for producing the same: An exemplary embodiment of the invention provides a nonaqueous electrolytic solution secondary battery in which capacity deterioration associated with a charge/discharge cycle at a high temperature (45° C. or higher) can be prevented. An exemplary embodiment of the invention is a nonaqueous electrolytic solution secondary battery, comprising an electrode element... Agent: Nec Energy Devices Ltd

20110274967 - Sealed battery: A sealed battery provided by this invention has a case (10) having an opening portion, and a lid (60) which closes the case opening portion. An inside protruding portion which enters into the case and mates with the case opening portion is formed in the face of the lid opposing... Agent:

20110274968 - Titanium composite electrodes and methods therefore: The present invention provides composite electrodes that comprise a titanium metal filler and a polymeric material. Advantageously the composite electrodes of the present invention do not suffer from the problems of carbon degradation, are thermally stable, are easily shaped, which demonstrate high power densities and which are relatively inexpensive to... Agent: Iti Scotland Limited

20110274969 - Current collector for lead acid battery: A low cost, high specific energy and long cycle life lead acid battery includes polymer/metal current collectors. For intermediate electrodes, a current collector includes two polymer grids and a metal foil that is disposed between two grids, and for terminal electrodes, a current collector includes a polymer grid, a polymer... Agent:

20110274970 - Negative active material and lithium battery: A negative active material containing super-conductive nanoparticles coated with a high capacity negative material and a lithium battery including the same are provided, wherein the super-conductive nanoparticles have a structure in which polycyclic nano-sheets are stacked upon one another along a direction perpendicular to a first plane. The polycyclic nano-sheets... Agent:

20110274971 - Positive electrode for lithium secondary battery and production method of same: A positive electrode for a lithium secondary battery provided by the present invention includes an electrically conductive layer and an active material layer on a surface of a positive electrode current collector. The electrically conductive layer contains at least one type of water-insoluble polymer that is soluble in an organic... Agent:

20110274972 - Hydrogen-absorbing alloy and nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery: The present invention aims to increase the discharge capacity and to improve the cycle life performance in a nickel-metal hydride rechargeable battery using a La—Mg—Ni based hydrogen-absorbing alloy as an active material of a negative electrode. The present invention provides a hydrogen-absorbing alloy represented by the general formula (1): M1uMgvCawM2xNiyM3z... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20110274973 - Positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including same: The positive active material for a rechargeable lithium battery includes a composite material of a microporous carbon-based material and a lithium composite compound and a carbon layer on the surface of the composite material.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110274974 - Thin film solid state lithium ion secondary battery and method of manufacturing the same: In one embodiment, a thin film solid state lithium ion secondary battery is able to be charged and discharged in the air and manufactured stably at a favorable yield. The thin film solid state lithium ion secondary battery has an electric insulating substrate formed from an organic resin, an inorganic... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110274975 - Positive active material for lithium secondary battery, and lithium secondary battery: It is an object of the present invention to provide a positive electrode material having a large ratio of the discharge capacity around 4 V to the total discharge capacity including the discharge capacity at 4V or lower while making the discharge capacity around 4 V sufficient, for the purpose... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20110274976 - Lithium secondary batteries with positive electrode compositions and their methods of manufacturing: Positive electrodes for secondary batteries formed with a plurality of substantially aligned flakes within a coating. The flakes can be formed from metal oxide materials and have a number average longest dimension of greater than 100 μm. A variety of metal oxide or metal phosphate materials may be selected such... Agent: Basvah, LLC

20110274977 - Positive electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for producing the same: A method for producing a positive electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes the steps of: attaching an oxygen permeable ceramic or a precursor thereof to a surface of a nickel-containing oxide or hydroxide to form an intermediate; mixing the intermediate with a lithium compound; and baking... Agent:

20110274979 - Negative active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing same, and rechargeable lithium battery: A negative active material for a rechargeable lithium battery, a method of manufacturing the same, and a rechargeable lithium battery including the negative active material. The negative active material includes carbon particles having interplanar spacing (d002) ranging from about 0.34 nm to about 0.50 nm at a 002 plane, measured... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110274978 - Negative electrode for energy storage device and energy storage device including same: Disclosed is a negative electrode for an energy storage device, which includes a negative active material, and an additive including a ceramic core and carbon disposed on the surface of the ceramic core.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110274980 - Method of producing an electrochemical cell and articles produced therefrom: A method of producing an electrode assembly comprises disposing a thermoplastic polymer powder between a first surface of a first electrode and a first surface of a microporous separator to form a separator/electrode pre-assembly; and adhering the first surface of the first electrode to the first surface of the microporous... Agent: Rogers Corporation

20110274982 - Lithium ion battery: There is provided a lithium ion battery which maintains the flame retardancy of an electrolyte over a long period of time, has high energy density, and has improved charge/discharge cycle characteristics, high temperature storage characteristics, and rate characteristics. The lithium ion battery according to the present exemplary embodiment is a... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20110274981 - Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and battery: A nonaqueous electrolytic solution includes: a solvent, an electrolyte salt, a polyacid and/or a polyacid compound, and a monofluorophosphate and/or a difluorophosphate.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110274983 - Polymer electrolytes including porous organic particles: The present invention is directed to an electrolyte comprising a first phase including a porous organic microparticle; and a second phase including an ethylene oxide-containing polymer (i.e., an EOP); wherein the second phase is a continuous phase. The polymeric electrolyte compositions preferably also includes a lithium salt and optionally a... Agent: Dow Global Technologies LLC

20110274984 - Sulfide solid electrolyte material: A main object of the present invention is to provide a sulfide solid electrolyte material that generates little hydrogen sulfide. To achieve the object, the present invention provides a sulfide solid electrolyte material which has a LiSbS2 structure.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110274985 - Lithium/carbon monofluoride batteries with organosilicon electrolytes: Disclosed are lithium/carbon monofluoride batteries suitable for long term use at highly elevated temperatures. Organosilicon electrolytes having low vapor pressure and high flash points are used, along with lithium salts and ceramic separators. Methods of using these batteries at high temperatures are also disclosed.... Agent:

20110274986 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and nonaqueous electrolytic solution for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode having a positive-electrode active material, a negative electrode having a negative-electrode active material, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution having a nonaqueous solvent dissolving a solute. The negative-electrode active material includes powdered silicon and/or a silicon alloy, the nonaqueous electrolytic solution includes... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110274987 - Secondary battery, electrolytic solution for secondary battery, cyclic polyester, electric power tool, electrical vehicle, and electric power storage system: A secondary battery capable of improving the cycle characteristics and the storage characteristics is provided. The secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, and an electrolytic solution containing a nonaqueous solvent and an electrolyte salt. The nonaqueous solvent contains cyclic polyester obtained by dehydrating and condensing two or more divalent... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110274988 - Batteries, fuel cells, and other electrochemical devices: An electrochemical device having an anode electrode, a cathode electrode, and an electrolyte. At least one of the anode electrode and the cathode electrode is provided with a substantially uniform superficial relief pattern formed by a plurality of substantially uniform projections and has an electrical conductivity gradient between peaks of... Agent: Gas Technology Institute

20110274989 - Catalysts for oxygen reduction and evolution in metal-air electrochemical cells: Methods and devices for catalyzing reactions, e.g., in a metal-air electrochemical cell, are disclosed. In some instances, a porous positive electrode of the metal-air electrochemical cell includes a metal to catalyze a reaction at the electrode (e.g., oxidation of one or more metal-oxide species). The metal can be disposed as... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20110274990 - Methanol and hydrogen peroxide fuel cell with hydroxyl ion exchange membrane: The fuel cell uses hydrogen peroxide (as oxidant) and methanol (as fuel) to generate electric power and it can operate in a low temperature (20-90° C.). Hydrogen peroxide is used in cathode (coated with catalyst) compartment located at one side of a hydroxyl ion exchange membrane. At the other side... Agent:

20110274991 - Gradiator reformer: A desulfurizer-reformer reactor system comprising a gradient assembly having a de-sulfurizing material and a re-forming catalyst material arranged in a sequential manner and methods of generating energy are disclosed.... Agent: University Of Toledo

20110274992 - Water content estimation apparatus for fuel cell and fuel cell system: The water content estimation apparatus for a fuel cell includes an estimating unit for estimating a residual water content distribution in a reactant gas flow channel and a moisture content distribution in an electrolyte membrane in a cell plane of a single cell while taking into consideration water transfer that... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110274993 - 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 in a cell plane of each of the single cells and a moisture content distribution in the electrolyte membrane in consideration of... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110274994 - Catalyst and liquid combination for a thermally regenerative fuel cell: Combinations of catalyst and compound are described that are suitable for use in a thermally regenerative fuel cell. Such combinations offer greater than 99% selectivity and accordingly they cycle through a reversible dehydrogenation process with substantially no loss due to byproduct formation. Combinations of secondary benzylic alcohols and Pd/SiO2 catalysts... Agent:

20110274995 - Fuel cell system and method for performing maintenance on fuel cell system: A fuel cell system according to the present invention includes: a hydrogen generator (12) including a burner (4) which is detachably accommodated in the hydrogen generator (12) in a manner to allow the burner (4) to be detached from and attached to the hydrogen generator (12) through the top of... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110274996 - Adaptive method to control fuel delivery injector with modeling uncertainties in a fuel cell system: A method for adaptively controlling a fuel delivery injector in a fuel cell system, including determining a feed-forward bias for the fuel delivery injector, determining an injector flow set-point for the fuel delivery injector, monitoring stack current, determining a transient pressure correction for the stack and correcting the injector flow... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110274997 - Device having fluid consuming battery and fluid manager: An electronic device having a battery compartment sized to receive one or more fluid consuming batteries is provided. The device includes one or more fluid entry ports, which can be in the cover of the battery compartment. A fluid flow restrictor is compressed between the fluid entry ports in the... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

20110274998 - Fuel cell system and method for controlling same: A fuel cell system 100 includes: a fuel cell 1 for generating a power by causing an electrochemical reaction between an oxidant gas supplied to an oxidant electrode 34 and a fuel gas supplied to a fuel electrode 67; a fuel gas supplier HS for supplying the fuel gas to... Agent: Missan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110274999 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack is comprised of a plurality of power generating units which are stacked along the horizontal direction. A corrugated passage groove having a shape corresponding to the shape of the underside surface of a corrugated passage groove of a first fuel gas passage is formed in a... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110275001 - Fuel cell: According to one embodiment, a fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly including a plurality of unit cells which are composed of an electrolyte membrane, an anode including anode catalyst layers arranged at intervals on one of surfaces of the electrolyte membrane, and anode gas diffusion layers stacked on the... Agent:

20110275000 - Fuel cell systems and related arrangements for limiting relative motion between fuel cells: Fuel cell systems (10) and related methods for limiting fuel cell slippage are provided. A stacked plurality of adjacent fuel cells (14) collectively forming a fuel cell stack (12). The fuel cells each include a pair of first and second plates (30, 30′, 30″; 32, 32′, 32″) at respective opposite... Agent: Utc Power Corporation

20110275002 - Interconnector arrangement for a fuel cell stack: The invention relates to an interconnector arrangement for a fuel cell stack, which can be brought into electrical contact with at least one membrane electrode assembly and which is arranged to separate a cathode flow field of the fuel cell stack from an anode flow field of the fuel cell... Agent: Staxera Gmbh

20110275003 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes: an anode catalyst layer containing an anode catalyst and a proton-conductive electrolyte; a cathode catalyst layer containing a cathode catalyst and a proton-conductive electrolyte; a proton-conductive electrolyte membrane interposed between the anode catalyst layer and the cathode catalyst layer; and a mechanism supplying a fuel to... Agent:

20110275004 - Fuel cell sockets, and fuel cell couplers and fuel cells using same: A fuel cell socket, to which a fuel cell plug for discharging a liquid fuel for a fuel cell is detachably connected, includes a cylindrical socket body having a diameter-reduced part provided at a substantially intermediate position in an axial direction, a valve having a shaft portion which is protruded... Agent:

20110275005 - Membrane electrode assemblies with interfacial layer: The present invention relates to interfacial layers for use m membrane electrode assemblies that comprise nanowire-supported catalysts, and fuel cells comprising such membrane electrode assemblies. The present invention also relates to methods of preparing membrane electrode assemblies and fuel cells comprising interfacial layers and nanowire-supported catalysts.... Agent: Nanosys, Inc

20110275006 - Solid oxide fuel cell having metal support with a compliant porous nickel layer: A fuel cell includes a cell having a solid oxide electrolyte between electrodes. The cell has a first coefficient of thermal expansion. A metallic support is in electrical connection with one of the electrodes. The metallic support includes a metal substrate and a compliant porous nickel layer that is bonded... Agent:

20110275007 - Solid oxide fuel cell and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein are a solid oxide fuel cell and a method for manufacturing the same. The solid oxide fuel cell includes an anode layer; a cathode layer; an electrolyte layer interposed between the anode layer and the cathode layer; wherein the anode layer includes an Si-based compound selected from a... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110275008 - Anion exchange polymer electrolytes: Solid anion exchange polymer electrolytes include chemical compounds comprising a polymer backbone with side chains that include guanidinium cations.... Agent: Los Alamos National Security, LLC

20110275009 - Platinum-containing catalyst and method of producing the same, electrode and electrochemical device: A core-shell type platinum-containing catalyst being allowed to reduce the amount of used platinum and having high catalytic activity and stability and a method of producing the same, an electrode and an electrochemical device are provided. The platinum-containing catalyst includes: metal particles each including a core particle including a metal... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110275010 - Catalytic material: A catalytic material includes a plurality of nanoparticles that each comprise a gold substrate and a catalyst on the gold substrate. The gold substrate includes surface facets of which a predominant amount are Au(100)-oriented crystal planes.... Agent:

20110275011 - Electrochemical catalysts for fuel cells: The present invention relates to electrochemical catalyst particles, including nanoparticles, which can be used membrane electrode assemblies and in fuel cells. In exemplary embodiments, the present invention provides electrochemical catalysts supported by various materials. Suitably the catalysts have an atomic ratio of oxygen to a metal in the nanoparticle of... Agent: Nanosys, Inc.

  
11/03/2011 > 65 patent applications in 48 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20110268997 - Battery having simplified design: A battery comprising a cell stack comprising at least one individual cell in a cell housing, an electronic component part, electrical conductors between the cell stack and the electronic component part and an injection-molded part which substantially completely surrounds the electrical conductors and is connected in form-fitting fashion both the... Agent: Varta Microbattery Gmbh

20110268995 - Fuel cell storing structure and electronic apparatus: Heat generated from a fuel cell is released effectively. A fuel cell unit 400 is stored in a fuel cell storing part 201 on the inside of a lower case 200. A control circuit board 403 is mounted on an upper surface of the fuel cell unit 400, and a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110268998 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery containing a negative electrode of lithium-titanium composite oxide, battery pack and vehicle: A nonaqueous electrolyte battery, containing a case and provided in the case, a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The negative electrode comprises a lithium-titanium composite oxide, wherein a crystallite diameter of the lithium-titanium composite oxide is not larger than 6.9×102 Å. The lithium-titanium composite oxide comprises:... Agent:

20110268996 - Protection circuit module and rechargeable battery including the same: A protection circuit module of a rechargeable battery comprises a substrate formed of a flexible insulator and including a circuit supporting unit and a wiring supporting unit extending from the circuit supporting unit; a conductive circuit pattern unit formed on the circuit supporting unit; a conductive wiring unit formed on... Agent: Samsung Sdi., Ltd.

20110268999 - Battery, vehicle mounting the battery, and device mounting the battery: A battery includes a current breaking mechanism 20 provided in a battery and configured such that an external terminal 21 connecting a terminal rivet 31 connected to a power generating element 16 to an electrode terminal is provided with thick portions 48 and 49 and a breakable portion 45 so... Agent:

20110269000 - Safety valve and manufacturing method thereof, sealed battery and manufacturing method thereof, vehicle, and battery mounting device: A safety valve of the invention including a cleavable groove is provided in a battery case of a sealed battery containing a power generating element inside. The cleavable groove is partly formed with a measuring groove having a width wider than other portions. Even if other portions of the cleavable... Agent:

20110269001 - Assembled battery: The present invention provides an assembled battery with reduced weight and high reliability that can achieve improvement of assembling easiness at low cost. An assembled battery is provided with a frame holding a plurality of unit cells 14 having positive polarity at one end and negative polarity at the other... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20110269003 - Lithium primary battery: A lithium primary battery 10 includes an electrode group in which a positive electrode 1 having iron disulfide as a positive electrode active material and a negative electrode 2 having lithium as a negative electrode active material are wound, with a separator 3 interposed between the positive electrode 1 and... Agent:

20110269002 - Power supply apparatus: l

20110269004 - Battery lock structure for electronic device: A battery lock structure of an electronic device includes a main body and a fastener. The main body includes a concave area for accommodating a battery, wherein the concave area includes a latch hole and a stopping member. The fastener is arranged on the battery and includes a main latch,... Agent: Quanta Computer Inc.

20110269005 - Battery holder: A battery holder comprises an upper part and a lower part. The upper part comprises a first support, a second support, a first substrate, a surrounding sidewall extending from the periphery of the first substrate, and the surrounding sidewall and the first substrate define a first receiving room to receive... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110269006 - Electric apparatus systems: An electric apparatus system includes a tool battery usable as a power source for a power tool, an electric apparatus excluding a power tool, and a battery case capable of receiving the tool battery. The battery case is disposed on one side of the electric apparatus, so that the electric... Agent: Makita Corporation

20110269007 - High rate seawater activated lithium battery cells bi-polar protected electrodes and multi-cell stacks: Water activated alkali metal battery cells, protected anode bi-polar electrodes and multi-cell stacks are configurable to achieve very high energy density. The cells, bi-polar electrode and multi-cell stacks include a protected anode and a cathode having a solid phase electro-active component material that is reduced during cell discharge.... Agent: Polyplus Battery Company

20110269009 - Battery and heat exchanger structure thereof: The object of the invention is to provide a battery which has a simple structure with good durability and can continue a cell reaction smoothly. Two vessels are connected with a hydrophobic ion-permeable separator 21 interposed therebetween. An electrolytic solution comprising an anode active material is filled in an anode... Agent: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20110269008 - Battery system with heat exchanger: A battery module includes a plurality of electrochemical cells arranged in a first row and a second row offset from the first row. The battery module also includes a heat exchanger configured to allow a fluid to flow through the heat exchanger. The heat exchanger is disposed between the first... Agent: Johnson Controls - Saft Advanced Power Solutions LLC

20110269010 - Separator, battery using the same, method for producing separator, microporous membrane, and method for producing a microporous membrane: A separator includes a porous body, and a particle membrane that is formed on at least one principal surface of the porous body. The particle membrane is made of inorganic particles, and has a void formed therein by the inorganic particles. The particle membrane has a porosity that is non-uniform... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110269011 - Rechargeable battery pack and connection tab used for the same: There are provided a rechargeable battery pack, which, upon connecting a plurality of rechargeable battery cells, forms a strong binding force between the cells and reduces the volume of the cells, and a connection tab used for the same. A rechargeable battery pack comprises: a first unit cell and a... Agent:

20110269012 - Galvanic element with composite of electrodes, and separator formed by an adhesive: An electrochemical element includes at least one individual cell having electrodes arranged on a sheet-like separator, wherein the electrodes have been applied to the separator by at least one adhesive.... Agent: Varta Microbattery Gmbh, A Corporation Of Germany

20110269013 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly; a can housing the electrode assembly and having an open end, a bottom surface substantially opposite to the open end, a first planar surface and a second planar surface, wherein the first planar surface and the second planar surface each have a first... Agent:

20110269014 - sealing body for a sealed cell, and a sealed cell using the sealing body: The sealing body is characterized as follows: the sealing body for a sealed cell comprises a substantially rectangular-shaped sealing plate having a through hole and/or a thinner portion that is thinner than other portions, and an electrode external terminal attached to the through hole and/or the thinner portion; and the... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110269015 - Conductive agent, positive electrode slurry composition for lithium secondary battery including the conductive agent, and lithium secondary battery including the conductive agent: A conductive agent having a nonzero surface charge, a positive electrode slurry composition of a lithium secondary battery, including the conductive agent, and a lithium secondary battery including the conductive agent.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110269016 - Method for producing anode for lithium secondary battery and anode composition, and lithium secondary battery: The invention relates to an anode for lithium secondary battery comprising vapor grown carbon fiber uniformly dispersed without forming an agglomerate of 10 μm or larger in an anode active material using natural graphite or artificial graphite, which anode is excellent in long cycle life and large current characteristics. Composition... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20110269018 - Electrode for electrochemical device and electrochemical device using the same: An electrode for an electrochemical device of the present invention includes an electrode mixture layer that includes a lithium-containing composite oxide expressed by the general composition formula (1): Li1+xMO2 as an active material, where x satisfies −0.3≦x≦0.3 and M represents an element group including Ni, Mn, and Mg. The relationships... Agent:

20110269017 - Positive electrode for lithium secondary batteries and use thereof: The invention provides a positive electrode for lithium secondary batteries, comprising a conductive layer overlaid on the surface of a positive electrode collector, and an active material layer overlaid on the conductive layer, wherein the conductive layer comprises at least one water-insoluble polymer, as a binder, that is soluble in... Agent:

20110269019 - A method of fabricating structured particles composed of silicon or a silicon-based material and their use in lithium rechargeable batteries: A process for etching silicon to form silicon pillars on the etched surfaces, includes treating silicon with an etching solution that includes 5 to 10M HF 0.01 to 0.1M Ag+ ions and 0.02 to 0.2M NO3− ions. Further, NO3− ions in the form of alkali metal, nitric acid or ammonium... Agent:

20110269020 - Electrochemical element electrode producing method, electrochemical element electrode, and electrochemical element: Provided is a method for easily and surely removing projections formed on the surface of an active material layer by a vacuum process when producing an electrochemical element electrode. Carried out to produce the electrochemical element electrode are: a first step of forming an active material layer on a current... Agent:

20110269021 - Lithium ion battery: A lithium ion battery includes a negative electrode, a positive electrode, an separator between the electrodes, and electrolyte for submerging the electrodes. The negative electrode is made of active materials including at least one lowly graphitized carbon material and least one highly graphitized carbon material. The positive electrode made of... Agent:

20110269022 - Positive electrode active material of power storage device, power storage device, electrically propelled vehicle, and method for manufacturing power storage device: An object is to improve the characteristics of a power storage device such as a charging and discharging rate or a charge and discharge capacity. The grain size of particles of a positive electrode active material is nano-sized so that a surface area per unit mass of the active material... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110269023 - Power storage device: A power storage device including a positive electrode having a positive electrode active material and a positive electrode current collector; and a negative electrode which faces the positive electrode with an electrolyte provided between the negative electrode and the positive electrode is provided. The positive electrode active material includes a... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110269024 - Anode active material, method of preparing the same, anode including the anode active material, and lithium battery including the anode: An anode active material including: a core having a molybdenum-based material; and a coating layer formed on at least a portion of a surface of the core, wherein the coating layer comprises at least one material selected from the group consisting of molybdenum oxynitride and molybdenum nitride, a method of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110269025 - Method for producing crystalline titanium dioxide, method for producing a negative electrode active material, negative electrode active material, and lithium secondary battery: A method of manufacturing crystalline titanium dioxide (TiO2) powder, a method of a negative active material, and a negative active material and a rechargeable lithium battery including the crystalline titanium dioxide (TiO2) powder are provided. The method of manufacturing the crystalline titanium dioxide powder may include: preparing a titanyl chloride... Agent: Iucf-hyu (industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University)

20110269026 - Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the same: m

20110269027 - Battery cathodes: Batteries are disclosed. In some embodiments, a battery includes a cathode having a composition that includes a manganese oxide. The composition has an X-ray diffraction pattern with a first peak at about 18 degrees, a second peak at about 22 degrees, and a third peak at about 32 degrees.... Agent: The Gillette Company A Delaware Corporation

20110269028 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary cell with improved safety: t

20110269029 - Direct alcohol anion fuel cell with biocathode: A biofuel cell device for generating electrical current, comprising a fuel manifold, an anode assembly, a cathode assembly, a housing, and a controller is described. The anode assembly comprises at least one catalyst positioned for contact with fuel fluid in said fuel reservoir. The cathode assembly comprises at least one... Agent: Akermin, Inc.

20110269031 - Active metal fuel cells: Active metal fuel cells are provided. An active metal fuel cell has a renewable active metal (e.g., lithium) anode and a cathode structure that includes an electronically conductive component (e.g., a porous metal or alloy), an ionically conductive component (e.g., an electrolyte), and a fluid oxidant (e.g., air, water or... Agent: Polyplus Battery Company

20110269030 - Oxygen-consuming battery with improved high rate capability: An oxygen-consuming battery, such as a metal-air cell or fuel cell battery using oxygen from outside the battery as an active material, and having an improved high rate capability is disclosed. After the battery has been put into use, a light sacrificial drain is placed on the battery during periods... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

20110269032 - Combustor for a fuel cell system: A combustor generates and supplies hot combustion gases to a fuel reformer. The combustor includes a housing defining a combustion chamber. The combustor also includes a fuel vaporizer having a fuel tube with an electric heating element. The fuel tube is positioned such that a portion thereof extends into the... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20110269034 - Fuel cell system: There are included a gas-liquid separator (14) that performs gas-liquid separation on fuel exhaust gas exhausted from a fuel cell (11), a combustion section (13) that combusts hydrogen in the separated fuel exhaust gas, a heat exchanger (15) that performs heat exchange on combustion exhaust gas generated by the combustion,... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110269033 - System for adding sulfur to a fuel cell stack system for improved fuel cell stability: A system for adding sulfur to a fuel cell stack, having a reformer adapted to reform a hydrocarbon fuel stream containing sulfur contaminants, thereby providing a reformate stream having sulfur; a sulfur trap fluidly coupled downstream of the reformer for removing sulfur from the reformate stream, thereby providing a desulfurized... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20110269035 - Fuel cell system and operating method thereof: The present invention includes a fuel cell (11), a fuel gas supplying device (16), an oxidizing gas supplying device (17) and a control apparatus (20) and further includes at least one of a temperature control device (19) which controls the temperature of the fuel cell (11) and a humidifying device... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110269036 - Acid dilution device in condenser of phosphoric acid fuel cell: The condenser heat exchanger includes a housing that provides a gaseous stream flowpath and a bottom wall. A gaseous stream contains acid. The housing has a fluid inlet configured to introduce a liquid, such as water. A coolant tube is disposed within the housing in the gaseous stream flowpath and... Agent:

20110269037 - Fuel cell assembly comprising an improved catalytic burner: There is disclosed a fuel cell assembly comprising at least one horizontally arranged fuel cell stack that has numerous fuel cells, each comprising an anode, a cathode and an electrolyte situated between the anode and the cathode; combustible gas supply means for supplying combustible gas to the anodes of the... Agent: Mtu Onsite Energy Gmbh

20110269038 - Hydrogen generator, fuel cell system, and method for operating hydrogen generator: The hydrogen generator includes: a raw material supply unit (102, 103) configured to function to block supply of a raw material; a steam supply unit (104, 105) configured to function to block supply of steam; a reformer 108 including a reforming catalyst 109 and configured to generate a hydrogen-containing gas... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110269039 - Apparatus and method for controlling variable power conditions in a fuel cell: A fuel cell comprises an anode having an inner face and an outer face fluidly communicable with a fuel; a cathode having an inner face ionically communicable with and physically separated from the anode inner face, and having an outer face fluidly communicable with an oxidant; and at least one... Agent: The University Of British Columbia

20110269041 - Fuel cell cogeneration system: A fuel cell cogeneration system according to the invention is disclosed, the system comprising: a fuel cell (1) for generating electric power through a reaction between a fuel gas and an oxidizing gas; a hot water storage tank (3) for storing hot water; a heat medium circulation path (8) in... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110269040 - Shutdown methods and designs for fuel cell stacks: Improved water distribution can be obtained within the cells of a fuel cell series stack by maintaining a suitable temperature difference between the cathode and anode sides of each cell in the stack during shutdown. This can be accomplished by thermally insulating the “hot” end and sides of the stack... Agent:

20110269042 - Multiple stack fuel cell system with shared plenum: A multi-stack fuel cell system is disclosed where multiple fuel cell stacks can be efficiently connected together. The fuel cell system includes a plurality of fuel cell modules include a sealed planar fuel cell stack that has internal manifold channels for transport of fuel and air to fuel cells within... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20110269043 - Fuel cell assembly: A fuel cell assembly (100) comprising: an enclosure (120) for mounting a fuel cell stack (110) therein, the enclosure comprising an air flow path (160) extending between an air inlet (180) and an air outlet (190); and a fuel cell stack (110) having a plurality of cathode air coolant paths... Agent:

20110269045 - High-pressure fluid supply apparatus: A high-pressure fluid supply apparatus that avoids gas leakage due to a reduction in the performance of a seal member provided inside piping is provided. A high-pressure fluid supply apparatus is provided, the apparatus including: piping that supplies a fluid from a high-pressure fluid supply source to a fluid utilizing... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110269044 - System for generating electric power with micro fuel cells and corresponding process: Embodiment of a system for generating electric power with micro fuel cells comprising at least one first micro cell and at least one second micro cell, each micro cell having an anode and a cathode with a membrane being sandwich-wise interposed, the system comprising a spacer element having an annular... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

20110269046 - Fuel cell system: The degree of dryness in a fuel cell can be judged more accurately. A system has: an impedance calculation part that calculates an impedance of a fuel cell extracts from the calculated impedance a high-frequency impedance which is an impedance in a high frequency range and a low-frequency impedance which... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110269047 - Metal-supported, segmented-in-series high temperature electrochemical device: A segmented-in-series high temperature solid-state electro-chemical device in which the cell segments are supported on a substrate comprising a porous metal layer for mechanical strength and a non-conducting porous layer for electrical insulation between cell segments is fabricated by co-sintering at least the metal substrate, insulating layer, an electrode and... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California

20110269048 - Repeating unit for a fuel cell stack: A repeating unit (10) for a fuel cell stack comprises a gas conducting region (8) for conducting a first gas (12) to and along an active surface (14). A barrier (16) is located in the gas conducting region. The gas conducting region comprises, at least over the active surface, a... Agent: Staxera Gmbh

20110269049 - Fuel cell: Flow guides forming an inlet channel are formed on a surface of a metal separator of a fuel cell. The flow guides overlap a section of an outer seal provided on the other surface of the metal separator. When a load is applied to the flow guides and the overlapping... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110269050 - Separator for flat-type polymer electrolyte fuel cell and polymer electrolyte fuel cell using the same separator: A separator having a separator member coupled body having a metal plate as a base body, and formed by integrally coupling a plurality of separator members each having through holes for feeding fuel to an electrolyte of the fuel cell, said through holes arranged so as to correspond to the... Agent: Dai Nippon Insatsu Kabushiki Kaisha

20110269051 - Coated product for use in electrochemical device and a method for producing such a product: A coated product for use in an electrochemical device including a metal sheet substrate provided with a coating system. The coating system including a first metal layer as an outer layer and a second metal coating layer as a layer between the first metal layer and the substrate. An alloy... Agent: Hille& Muller Gmbh

20110269052 - Multiple stack fuel cell system: A fuel cell system is disclosed comprising a plurality of fuel cell modules including a sealed planar fuel cell stack, the stack including internal manifold channels for transport of fuel and air to fuel cells within the stack and transport of tail gas and spent air away from fuel cells... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20110269053 - solid oxide fuel cell having a glass composite seal: A solid oxide fuel cell stack having a plurality of cassettes and a glass composite seal disposed between the sealing surfaces of adjacent cassettes, thereby joining the cassettes and providing a hermetic seal therebetween. The glass composite seal includes an alkaline earth aluminosilicate (AEAS) glass disposed about a viscous glass... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20110269054 - Fuel cell with a brazed interconnect and method of assembling the same: A fuel cell including an anode, a cathode and an electrolyte interposed between the anode and the cathode is disclosed. The fuel cell also includes an anode interconnect disposed adjacent to the anode, and a brazing material disposed between the anode interconnect and the anode to bond the anode interconnect... Agent: General Electric Company

20110269055 - Multiple transition flow field and method: A reactant flow field (19, 21) has multiple flow field channels (30, 32) and chambers (34). The multiple flow field channels (30, 32) and chambers (34) require reactant entering the flow field (19, 21) to traverse a flow transition (38) multiple times before exiting the flow field (19, 21).... Agent: Utc Power Corporation

20110269056 - Air battery: An air battery which is capable of improving operating voltage. The air battery includes: an air electrode containing a carbonaceous matter; an anode; and an electrolyte layer containing an electrolyte which conducts ions between the air electrode and the anode, the DIG band ratio X of the carbonaceous matter being... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110269057 - Reversal tolerant membrane electrode assembly for a fuel cell: Ruthenium or a Ruthenium compound is applied to an anode structure according to a predetermined pattern, with only part of the anode active area containing Ru. The parts of the MEA that do not contain Ru are not expected to suffer degradation from Ru cross-over, so that overall degradation of... Agent: Daimler Ag

20110269058 - Solid oxide fuel cell and method of manufacturing the same: In a method of manufacturing an SOFC, a cathode current-collecting wire is spirally wound around the outer circumferential surface of a unit cell having a cylindrical anode, a cylindrical electrolyte and a cylindrical cathode, sequentially stacked therein. In the method, the length of a portion at which the cathode current-collecting... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110269059 - Method of making a solid oxide fuel cell stack: A method of making a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) stack that includes the steps of applying a seal enhancing coating and a conductive coating onto respective surfaces of a separator plate and simultaneously co-firing the coatings in a reducing atmosphere. The method may also include, prior to the step... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

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