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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/11

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12/29/2011 > 62 patent applications in 43 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20110318610 - Production of hydrogen peroxide: A process for producing hydrogen peroxide comprising the steps of providing a bioelectrochemical system having an anode and a cathode, feeding a feed solution containing organic or inorganic (or both) material to the anode, oxidising the organic or inorganic material at the anode, providing an aqueous stream to the cathode... Agent: The University Of Queensland

20110318611 - Fuel cell system: There is provided a fuel cell system. The fuel cell system includes a fuel cell generating electricity and heat by an electrochemical reaction between a fuel and air, a thermoelectric element converting heat, emitted from the fuel cell, into electrical energy, and a heat storage tank storing heat emitted from... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110318614 - Electrolyte, battery using same, and method of using same, and method for producing electrolyte: In one example embodiment, an electrolyte has favorable ionic conductivity at low temperatures. In one example embodiment, a solid electrolyte is provided between a cathode and an anode. In one example embodiment, the electrolyte is formed of electrolyte salt such as a lithium salt, carbon cluster such as fullerene, and... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110318613 - Galvanic cell comprising sheathing ii: The invention relates to a galvanic cell according to the invention with a substantially prismatic or cylindrical structure, said cell having a first electrode stack. A first current conductor is connected to a first electrode stack. In addition, the galvanic cell has sheathing that at least partially surrounds a first... Agent:

20110318612 - Indicator for display of battery freshness: A battery module having at least one battery and an indicator unit, wherein the status of the indicator unit displays, whether the battery module is fresh or used, wherein an irreversible change of the indicator unit can be brought about externally, wherein through the irreversible change it is displayed that... Agent: Endress + Hauser Process Solutions Ag

20110318615 - Electrical energy storage device: Provided is an electrical energy storage device including an electrode winding body, which includes a positive electrode generating electrons by oxidation and reduction, a negative electrode for absorbing the generated electrons, and separation layers for physically separating the negative electrode from the positive electrode, which are sequentially wound around a... Agent: Nesscap Co., Ltd.

20110318616 - High-voltage battery and method of controlling temperature rise of the same: Provided are a high-voltage battery and a method of controlling temperature rise of the same, which can increase temperature of a battery module within a normal operation range and improve battery output features and durability without using an independent heating element, by balancing the temperature of the battery module with... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20110318617 - Electrochemical cell with an electrolyte flow, comprising through-electrodes and production method: An electrochemical cell comprises an inlet and an outlet for an electrolyte flow, and two unipolar electrodes. Each electrode comprises a structure with a network of through-passages, surrounded by a solid frame. The electrolyte enters via inlets, circulates via the passages of the electrodes, passes through the space between the... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20110318618 - Battery assembly with cooling: A battery assembly has a structure that can effectively cool batteries. A battery assembly according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a housing, a first battery pack in the housing, and a second battery pack in the housing, the second battery pack being spaced from the first... Agent:

20110318619 - Metal halogen electrochemical cell system: A metal halogen electrochemical energy cell system that generates an electrical potential. One embodiment of the system includes at least one cell including at least one positive electrode and at least one negative electrode, at least one electrolyte, a mixing venturi that mixes the electrolyte with a halogen reactant, and... Agent: Primus Power Corporation

20110318621 - Lithium ion secondary battery and method for producing the same: An electrode assembly (30) is formed by combining a positive electrode plate (14), a separator (15), and a negative electrode plate (18), and the electrode assembly (30) was wound. An insulating member (21) having a hollow portion (22) is placed on the positive electrode plate (14), the negative electrode plate... Agent:

20110318620 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly that includes a positive electrode and a negative electrode and a separator and is configured of any one of a winding type and a stacking type and a case receiving the electrode assembly together with an electrolyte solution. A positive electrode includes a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110318623 - Battery cartridge and battery module containing the same: Disclosed herein is a battery cartridge having a plate-shaped battery cell mounted therein, wherein the battery cartridge includes a pair of plate-shaped frames configured to fix opposite sides of the battery cell at the edge thereof in a state in which the sides of the battery cell are open, and... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110318622 - Battery holder for portable electronic device: A battery holder includes a main body, a housing and a latching member. The main body defines a chamber for receiving a battery. A locking portion and a latching portion are positioned at one end of the chamber. An entrance is formed between the locking portion and the latching portion.... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110318624 - Thermal battery cathode materials containing nickel disulfide and batteries including same: A cathode material includes a primary active cathode material and an amount of NiS2. Primary batteries (e.g., thermal batteries) can be provided that contain such a cathode material.... Agent: Eaglepicher Technologies, LLC

20110318625 - Battery module: A battery module according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a plurality of rechargeable batteries; a housing incorporating the rechargeable batteries; and a plurality of protrusions allowing the rechargeable batteries to be spaced from each other in order to acquire a stable cooling function, wherein the rechargeable... Agent:

20110318626 - Battery module: The invention relates to a battery module with a housing and at least one battery disposed in the housing. At least one element for cooling and/or heating the at least one battery is provided. According to the invention, the at least one element is embodied by at least one heat... Agent:

20110318628 - Cooling device for a battery: A cooling device is provided for a battery (1). The cooling device has a housing (3). To further improve the cooling of batteries, in particular of high-voltage batteries for hybrid vehicles or electric vehicles, the housing (3) has a liquid-cooling arrangement and an air-cooling arrangement. For winter operation, a heating... Agent: Dr. Ing. H.c.f. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

20110318627 - Temperature adjusting structure for electric storage module: A temperature adjusting structure adjusting the temperature of an electric storage module mounted on a vehicle has an intake path which takes in air in the vehicle interior from an intake port and guides the air to the electric storage module located below a horizontal plane on which the intake... Agent:

20110318631 - Electrochemical device: The electrochemical device of the present invention comprises a positive electrode (2), a negative electrode (1), a nonaqueous electrolyte and a separator (3). The separator (3) includes a porous layer (I) composed of a microporous film composed predominantly of a thermoplastic resin and a porous layer (II) containing a filler... Agent: Hitachi Maxell Energy, Ltd.

20110318629 - Separator for lead acid battery: Separators for lead-acid batteries, and lead-acid batteries including the same are provided. The separator includes a first layer made of a rubber material and a second layer made of a polymer material.... Agent:

20110318630 - Separator for lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion secondary battery: The invention provides a separator for lithium ion secondary battery characterized in that; porous film including nonconductive particles and binder is laminated on organic separator, and said binder includes copolymer comprising monomer unit derived from (meth)acrylonitrile monomer unit and monomer unit derived from (meth)acrylic ester, and a lithium ion secondary... Agent: Zeon Corporation

20110318632 - Battery cell integrated measurement sensor line and equalization resistor: A battery cell for an electric vehicle battery pack, including surface-applied wires to facilitate connecting the cell to a controller. Resistive or non-resistive wiring is printed onto or otherwise applied to the outer surface of the battery cell, to eliminate the need for separate jumper wires routed around or through... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110318633 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery, including a first electrode including a first metal plate, a first coated region where a first material is applied onto the first metal plate, and a first uncoated region, the first metal plate having a first thickness in the first uncoated region and a second thickness in... Agent:

20110318634 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery having a cap assembly that prevents the end of the terminal plate from coming undone or detached by forming a fixing member having a hook shape at an insulating plate such that the terminal plate is retained by the fixing member. The cap assembly includes a fixing... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110318635 - Contoured battery for implantable medical devices and method of manufacture: A battery having an electrode assembly located in a housing that efficiently utilizes the space available in many implantable medical devices is disclosed. The battery housing provides a cover and a shallow case a preferably planar, major bottom portion, an open top to receive the cover opposing the bottom portion,... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.

20110318636 - Active material of a nickel-cadmium generator negative electrode: The hydration of cadmium oxide in the presence of nickel acetate gives the possibility of obtaining a compound of general formula Cd1-xNix(OH)2-y(CH3CO2)y with 0<x≦0.05 and 0<y≦0.10. This compound may be advantageously, used as an electrochemically active material of an anode of the envelope type of a nickel cadmium generator. This... Agent: Saft

20110318637 - Lithium secondary battery: e

20110318638 - Positive electrode mixture slurry for lithium secondary batteries, and positive electrode and lithium secondary battery that use said slurry: The invention provides a stable positive-electrode mixture slurry that is not subject to gelation, a positive electrode with abundant flexibility, and a lithium secondary battery with excellent battery characteristics. The slurry comprises a positive-electrode active material, a binder, and an organic solvent, the positive-electrode active material is a lithium-containing complex... Agent: Daikin Industries, Ltd.

20110318639 - Lithium manganese oxide-carbon nano composite and method for manufacturing the same: There is provided a method for manufacturing a lithium manganese oxide-carbon nano composite by mixing a lithium ion solution with a manganese ion solution, dispersing a carbon material in the solution in which the lithium ion is mixed with the manganese ion, and forming the lithium manganese oxide on a... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110318642 - Conductive sheet and electrode: The present invention provides a conductive sheet having a surface resistance of 10 Ω/sq or lower on both surfaces, the conductive sheet comprising a sheet (A) and a sheet (B) laminated to the sheet (A), the sheet (A) having an apparent specific gravity of 0.05 g/cm3 to 0.50 g/cm3 and... Agent: Kuraray Co., Ltd.

20110318640 - Plate-like particle of cathode active material for lithium secondary battery, cathode of the lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery: To provide a lithium secondary battery which has high capacity while maintaining excellent charge-discharge characteristic, and to provide a cathode of the lithium secondary battery and a plate-like particle for cathode active material to be contained in the cathode. The plate-like particle of cathode active material for a lithium secondary... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20110318641 - Plate-like particle of cathode active material for lithium secondary battery, cathode of the lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery: To provide a lithium secondary battery which has high capacity while maintaining excellent charge-discharge characteristic, and to provide a cathode of the lithium secondary battery and a plate-like particle for cathode active material to be contained in the cathode. The plate-like particle of cathode active material for a lithium secondary... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20110318643 - Nd/or closed battery, and an open and/or closed battery including a permanent pasting material: A permanent pasting sheet for an open and/or sealed battery, the material including glass microfibers that withstand acid electrolytes and a hydrophilic binder that withstands acid electrolytes, wherein the fiber material has a Cobb60 degree, determined using the standard ISO 535, that is greater than or equal to three times... Agent: Bernard Dumas

20110318644 - Amphoteric ion exchange membranes: An amphoteric ion exchange membrane for use in a vanadium redox flow battery has a vanadium ion permeability of less than 10×10−9 cm2/min.... Agent:

20110318645 - Gel electrolyte including additives for rechargeable lithium battery, and rechargeable lithium battery including same:

20110318646 - Ductile polymer binders and battery components using the same: The present invention is directed at a binder for a battery electrode comprising an ethylene oxide-containing copolymer including a first monomer of ethylene oxide (EO) and at least one additional monomer selected from an alkylene-oxide that is different from the first monomer of EO, an alkyl glycidyl ether, or a... Agent: Dow Global Technologies LLC

20110318647 - Electrolyte comprising amide compound and electrochemical device containing the same: Provided are an electrolyte comprising an amide compound of a specific structure, in which an alkoxy group is substituted with an amine group, and an ionizable lithium salt, and an electrochemical device containing the same. The electrolyte may have excellent thermal and chemical stability and a wide electrochemical window. Also,... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110318648 - High ionic conductivity electrolytes from block copolymers of grafted poly(siloxanes-co-ethylene oxide): Polymer electrolytes offer increased safety and stability as compared to liquid electrolytes, yet there are a number of new challenges that polymer electrolytes introduce. A polymer electrolyte, as disclosed herein, is a block copolymer that has a block that provides mechanical strength and a novel, ionically-conductive polymer block with a... Agent: Seeo, Inc

20110318649 - High ionic conductivity electrolytes from poly(siloxanes-co-ethylene oxide): Polymer electrolytes offer increased safety and stability as compared to liquid electrolytes, yet there are a number of new challenges that polymer electrolytes introduce. A novel polymer electrolyte, as disclosed herein, is an ionically-conductive polymer with a backbone that is both highly flexible and highly conductive with high conductivity pendant... Agent: Seeo, Inc

20110318650 - Inorganic solid electrolyte glass phase composite and a battery containing an inorganic solid electrolyte glass phase composite: An inorganic solid electrolyte glass phase composite is provided comprising a substance of the general formula La2/3-xLi3xTiO3 wherein x ranges from about 0.04 to about 0.17, and a glass material. The glass material is one or more compounds selected from Li2O, Li2S, Li2SO4, Li3PO4, B2O3, P2O5, P2O3, Al2O3, SiO2, CaO,... Agent: West Virginia University

20110318651 - Thermoelectric generator:

20110318652 - Solid electrolyte battery and process for producing solid electrolyte battery: A solid electrolyte battery using a solid electrolyte capable of realizing high conductivity, and a process for producing a solid electrolyte battery are provided. The solid electrolyte battery is structured as a laminate of a positive electrode collector layer, a positive electrode active material layer, a solid electrolyte layer, a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110318653 - Positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, method for making the same, positive electrode including the same, and battery including the positive electrode: A positive electrode active material for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode active material particle and a compound containing a rare earth element and a carbonate, the compound having a particle size of 1 to 100 nm and being adhered to a surface of the positive electrode... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110318654 - Composite materials, production thereof and use thereof in electrical cells: p

20110318655 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, non-aqueous electrolyte, and method for fabricatng non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery is described, capable of inhibiting the raise of the internal resistance at a low temperature after use in a high-temperature circumstance, and having a good power performance at a low temperature. The non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery has a non-aqueous electrolyte, and is characterized in containing... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20110318656 - Cathode for metal-air rechargeable battery: An air cathode for a metal-air battery is disclosed which contains a catalyst chosen to make the metal air battery more easily rechargeable. This catalyst is based on cobalt phosphate, cobalt borate mixed metal cobalt phosphates, mixed metal cobalt borates, or mixed metal cobalt phosphate borates.... Agent:

20110318657 - Silicon-air batteries: Silicon-oxygen batteries comprising a silicon anode as chemical fuel, an air-cathode for dissociating oxygen, and an electrolyte, and applications using the same are provided. The silicon-batteries may utilize air for generating oxygen.... Agent: The Penn State Research Foundation

20110318659 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system of the present invention comprises a fuel cell (1), a fuel processor; a burner (2a) configured to combust at least one of off-gas containing hydrogen which has not been consumed in power generation in the fuel cell (1), the material gas, and the fuel gas, a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110318660 - Hydrogen generation apparatus, method for manufacturing same, and fuel cell system utilizing same: An object is to provide a hydrogen generation apparatus in which water can be helically flow down in an evaporator without fail, a method for manufacturing the hydrogen generation apparatus, and a fuel cell system using the hydrogen generation apparatus. The hydrogen generation apparatus includes a reformer configured to generate... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110318658 - Multi-function solid oxide fuel cell bundle and method of making the same: A multi-function bundle having all of the basic support functions integrated therein can be used as a basic building block component, for example, in a fuel cell engine. The multi-function bundle is modular, easy to assemble, and able to withstand the physical and thermal shocks encountered in mobile applications. The... Agent: Pittsburgh Electric Engines, Inc.

20110318661 - Membrane electrode units: m

20110318662 - Platinum phosphide as a cathode catalyst for pemfcs and phosphorous treatment of catalysts for fuel cell: The present disclosure relates to a catalyst including platinum phosphide having a cubic structure, a method of making the catalyst, and a fuel cell utilizing the catalyst. The present disclosure also relates to method of making electrical power utilizing a PEMFC incorporating the catalyst. Also disclosed herein is a catalyst... Agent: Daimler Ag

20110318663 - Stack cathode inlet rh (relative humidity) control without rh sensing device feedback: A method for controlling relative humidity (RH) of a cathode side of a fuel cell stack in a fuel cell system that includes an RH sensor on a cathode inlet line for providing an RH signal indicative of the RH of cathode inlet air. If the RH sensor is providing... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110318664 - Fuel cell system and driving method for the same: A fuel cell system including a fuel cell stack having a plurality of unit cells is provided. A method of driving the fuel cell stack is also provided. The method may include supplying a fuel to a fuel cell stack, supplying an oxidizer to the fuel cell stack, controlling supply... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110318665 - Polymer electrolyte fuel cell-use gasket: A polymer electrolyte fuel cell-use gasket, included in a polymer electrolyte fuel cell including a fuel cell stack. In fuel cell stack, a plurality of unit cell modules is stacked, and each of the unit cell modules includes sealing members disposed at circumference portions of both surfaces of a membrane... Agent:

20110318666 - Fuel cell stack assembly seal: A fuel cell is disclosed that includes an electrode assembly arranged between a cathode and an anode. The anode and cathode have lateral surfaces adjoining lateral surface of the electrode assembly and respectively include fuel and oxidant flow fields. Interfacial seals are not arranged between the lateral surfaces. Instead, a... Agent:

20110318667 - Integrated fuel cell assembly and method of making: An integrated fuel cell assembly is described. The integrated fuel cell assembly includes a polymer membrane; an anode electrode and a cathode electrode on opposite sides of the polymer membrane; a pair of gas diffusion media on opposite sides of the polymer membrane, the gas diffusion media comprising a microporous... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110318668 - Membrane-electrode assembly for fuel cell, fuel cell and manufacturing the method thereof: Disclosed herein are a membrane-electrode assembly for a fuel cell, a fuel cell, and a manufacturing method thereof. The present invention forms a micro current collecting layer between a gas diffusion layer and a micro porous layer and surface-contacts a pair of laminates for an electrode so that each electrolyte... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110318669 - Fluoropolymer electrolyte membrane: There is provided a fluoropolymer electrolyte membrane having excellent performance under conditions of high temperature and low humidity and also having excellent durability. A fluoropolymer electrolyte membrane comprising a fluoropolymer electrolyte having an ion exchange capacity of 1.3 to 3.0 meq/g in pores of a microporous film.... Agent:

20110318670 - Fuel cell mea (membrane electrode assembly) with a border packaging structure: A fuel cell MEA with a border packaging structure. A catalyst coated membrane includes an anode catalyst layer, a cathode catalyst layer, and a proton exchange membrane disposed therebetween. An anode border packaging member is connected between the anode catalyst layer and an anode gas diffusion layer. A cathode border... Agent: Nan Ya PCb Corp.

20110318671 - Proton-conducting membrane and use thereof: The present invention relates to a novel proton-conducting polymer membrane based on polyazoles which can, owing to its excellent chemical and thermal properties, be used for a variety of purposes and is particularly suitable as a polymer-electrolyte membrane (PEM) for the production of membrane electrode units for so-called PEM fuel... Agent: Pemeas Gmbh

  
12/22/2011 > 63 patent applications in 49 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20110311842 - Electric cell arrangement: An electric cell arrangement includes a plurality of secondary batteries connected in series with each other. With a combination of secondary batteries of different types, the electric cell arrangement provides a range of operating voltage and a capacity that is better fit for the need of an electric power consuming... Agent:

20110311843 - Lithium polymer battery with external sheath: A lithium polymer battery comprising an internal sheath, reinforcement members, and an external sheath and a method for manufacturing the same are provided. The lithium polymer battery comprises a pouch-type internal sheath with an electrode assembly positioned therein and a protective circuit module that is attached to the surface thereof... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110311844 - Storage battery recycling apparatus: Disclosed herein is a storage battery recycling apparatus in which a pulse current is applied to polar plates or electrodes of a storage battery functioning as a secondary cell through the SCR phase control so as to remove sulfate formed in a film or membrane on the electrodes of the... Agent: Maroo Mcs Co., Ltd.

20110311845 - Industrial apparatus for the large-scale storage of electric energy: The invention relates to an improved industrial apparatus for the large-scale storage of energy and a process for storing and transporting electric energy by means of this apparatus.... Agent: Basf Se

20110311846 - Sodium ion based aqueous electrolyte electrochemical secondary energy storage device: A secondary hybrid aqueous energy storage device includes an anode electrode, a cathode electrode which is capable of reversibly intercalating sodium cations, a separator, and a sodium cation containing aqueous electrolyte, wherein an initial active cathode electrode material comprises an alkali metal containing active cathode electrode material which deintercalates alkali... Agent: Carnegie Mellon University

20110311847 - Secondary battery: There is proposed a battery with a large capacity that excels in safety. The safety valve is disposed to cover at least a portion of the center line of the lid plate between the pair of terminals for the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The distance from the center... Agent: Shin-kobe Electric Machinery Co., Ltd.

20110311848 - Battery module having a sealed vent chamber: A battery module includes a plurality of electrochemical cells each comprising a vent at one end of the cell configured to allow gas to escape from within the cell. The battery module also includes a structure configured to receive the plurality of electrochemical cells so that the vent of each... Agent:

20110311849 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes a housing, a plurality of cells within the housing, and a cover which closes the housing. The battery also includes a plurality of filling openings arranged in the cover separated from one another by a distance and a plurality of plugs. Each of the plurality of... Agent: Vb Autobatterie Gmbh & Co. Kgaa

20110311850 - Secondary battery device: According to one embodiment, a device includes an assembled battery including cells, a circuit which measures potential differences of the cells, a current detector which detects a value of a current in the assembled battery, a determination module including a first reference and a second reference which determines whether the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110311851 - Battery: According to one embodiment, there is provided a battery. The battery includes a metallic outer can, a wound electrode group, a positive electrode-lead, a negative electrode-lead, a positive electrode insulating cover, and a negative electrode insulating cover.... Agent:

20110311852 - Lithium ion secondary battery and production method for same: A lithium ion secondary battery (10) includes: an electrode assembly (30) including a positive electrode plate (14), a negative electrode plate (18), and a separator (15), and wound into a flat shape; and an elastic member (21) having porosity and incorporated inside the outermost of the electrode assembly (30) and... Agent:

20110311853 - Electrochemical cell system and apparatus to provide energy to a portable electronic device: A planar galvanic cell arrangement for portable electronic device is provided. In one embodiment, a galvanic cell arrangement may include a flexible substrate including a surface area that forms a plane. The galvanic cell arrangement also includes a plurality of galvanic cells coupled with the flexible substrate within the surface... Agent: Lsi Corporation

20110311854 - Electrochemical cell electrode with sandwich cathode and method for making same: An electrochemical cell comprising an anode, and a cathode of a first cathode active material contacted to a first side of a current collector and a second cathode active material contacted to a second side of the current collector thereby forming an elongated cathode sheet. The first cathode active material... Agent: Greatbatch Ltd.

20110311855 - Methods and systems for making separators and devices arising therefrom: The invention provides solutions to the problems and needs stated above by providing battery separators that are inexpensive and easy to produce, provide superior performance over traditional separators, and provide robust safety. Towards those ends, the invention provides, in one aspect, the invention provides for a battery electrode comprising: an... Agent:

20110311856 - Power storage device separator: A power storage device separator includes a polyolefin based porous film laminated on at least one side with a particle-containing layer containing cellulose based resin, inorganic particles, and thermoplastic resin particles with a melting point of 100-140° C.... Agent: Toray Industries, Inc.

20110311857 - Thin printable electrochemical cell and methods of making the same: A thin printed flexible electrochemical cell, and its method of manufacture, using a “picture frame” structure sealed, for example, with a high moisture and oxygen barrier polymer film and featuring, for example, a printed cathode deposited on an optional, highly conductive carbon printed cathode collector with a printed or a... Agent: Blue Spark Technologies, Inc.

20110311858 - Coupling member between battery cells and battery cell assembly using the same: A coupling member between battery cells and a battery cell assembly using the same are disclosed. Specifically, a coupling member between battery cells comprises a coupling body having battery insertion holes at first and second sides of the coupling body, and an insertion space in an interior of the coupling... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110311859 - Coupling structure for electrode tabs of secondary battery and secondary battery using the same: A coupling structure for electrode tabs of a stacked-type secondary battery and a secondary battery using the same are disclosed. A coupling structure for electrode tabs of a secondary battery comprises: an electrode assembly formed by stacking a plurality of electrode plates; a tab portion formed by stacking electrode tabs... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110311860 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery and nonaqueous electrolyte: wherein X represents an aliphatic hydrocarbon group having a main chain with a carbon number of 8 or more and not more than 22; a part or all of hydrogens of X may be substituted with a halogen; each of R1 to R3 independently represents a hydrogen group, a halogen... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110311861 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a battery case including first and second subcases joined with each other; one or more secondary batteries accommodated in the battery case and each including a first electrode and a second electrode; a first electrode terminal in the battery case at a first side; a second... Agent:

20110311862 - Secondary battery: The embodiment relates to a pouch-typed secondary battery, which includes: an electrode assembly having electrode taps connected to two electrode having different polarities; a case accommodating the electrode assembly with the electrode taps led to the outside; and bonding members sealing the case, in which the bonding members are disposed... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110311863 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery, including an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a first electrode tab and a second electrode tab connected to the first electrode and the second electrode, respectively; a case including a receiving part that receives the electrode assembly, the case having an open... Agent:

20110311865 - Ionic liquid, electrolyte, lithium secondary battery using the same, and process for producing ionic liquid: s

20110311864 - Nonaqueous electrolyte and nonaqueous electrolyte battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte includes: a nonaqueous solvent; an electrolyte salt; a hydrocarbon compound having a nitrile group; and at least one of a heteropolyacid and a heteropolyacid compound.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110311866 - Lithium battery and method of manufacturing the same: Embodiments of the invention are directed to lithium batteries including negative electrodes containing lithium titanate negative active materials, and methods of manufacturing the lithium batteries.... Agent:

20110311868 - Active material, electrode containing same, lithium-ion secondary battery with the electrode, and method of manufacturing active material: The method of manufacturing an active material in accordance with the first aspect of the invention yields an active material containing LiVOPO4 capable of improving the cycle characteristic of a battery. Methods of manufacturing active materials in accordance with the second, third, and fourth aspects of the present invention yield... Agent: Tdk Corporation

20110311867 - Negative electrode active material for lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion secondary battery: Disclosed is a negative electrode active material for a lithium ion secondary battery, which is capable of further improving the charge/discharge cycle characteristics. Also disclosed is a lithium ion secondary battery which uses the negative electrode active material for a lithium ion secondary battery. The negative electrode active material for... Agent:

20110311869 - Positive electrode active material with high capacity and lithium secondary battery including the same: A high capacity lithium secondary battery includes a lithium manganese oxide having a layered structure exhibiting a great irreversible capacity in the event of overcharging at a high voltage and a spinel-based lithium manganese oxide. Because it is activated at a high voltage of 4.45 V or higher based on... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110311870 - Electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery: Disclosed is an electrode for a lithium-ion secondary battery which includes a porous membrane layer that is inhibited from decreasing in flexibility. The electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery comprises a current collector and, formed thereon in the following order, an electrode active-material layer comprising an electrode active material, a thickener,... Agent:

20110311871 - Negative electrode for lithium secondary batteries and lithium secondary battery: A negative electrode for lithium secondary batteries includes a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode active material layer. The negative electrode active material layer is formed on the negative electrode current collector. The negative electrode active material layer contains a binder and negative electrode active material particles containing... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110311872 - Positive-electrode active material for elevation of output and lithium secondary battery including the same: A lithium secondary battery having improved output characteristics is provided. A high voltage mixed positive electrode active material has an even profile without causing a rapid voltage drop over the entire SOC area by improving a rapid voltage drop phenomenon occurring due to the difference between the operation voltages of... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110311873 - Intercalation of silicon and/or tin into porous carbon substrates: The invention relates to a process for producing an electrically conductive, porous, silicon- and/or tin-containing carbon material which is suitable in particular for the production of an anode material, preferably for lithium ion batteries; in a first step of the process, preferably crystalline silicon nanoparticies and/or tin nanoparticies and/or silicon/tin... Agent:

20110311874 - Silicon-carbon nanostructured electrodes: Hybrid silicon-carbon nanostructured electrodes are fabricated by forming a suspension including carbon nanostructures and a fluid, disposing the suspension on a substrate, removing at least some of the fluid from the suspension to form a carbon nanostructure layer on the substrate, and sputtering a layer of silicon over the carbon... Agent: University Of Southern California

20110311875 - Electrode active material for secondary battery and method for preparing the same: The disclosure relates to an electrode active material including: (a) first particulate of a metal (or metalloid) oxide alloyable with lithium; and (b) second particulate of an oxide containing lithium and the same metal (or metalloid) as that of the metal (or metalloid) oxide, and to a secondary battery including... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110311876 - Electrical power storage devices: An electrical storage device includes high surface area fibers (e.g., shaped fibers and/or microfibers) coated with carbon (graphite, expanded graphite, activated carbon, carbon black, carbon nanofibers, CNT, or graphite coated CNT), electrolyte, and/or electrode active material (e.g., lead oxide) in electrodes. The electrodes are used to form electrical storage devices... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20110311877 - Metal foil for secondary battery and secondary battery: A metal foil for secondary battery generating less cutting chips at the time of forming an opening and allowed to have a higher aperture ratio without reducing strength and a secondary battery in which short circuit caused by generation of electrode debris can be suppressed are provided. A metal foil... Agent: Finecs Co., Ltd.

20110311878 - Polyolefin microporous membrane and separator for lithium ion secondary battery: A polyolefin microporous membrane that can realize a lithium ion secondary battery having favorable resistance against foreign matters or the like, and high cycle characteristics at a high temperature is provided. The present invention provides a polyolefin microporous membrane having a ratio of tensile strength in a length direction to... Agent:

20110311879 - Nonaqueous electrolyte and nonaqueous electrolyte battery: wherein each of R1 to R6 independently represents a hydrogen group, a halogen group, an aliphatic alkyl group, an alicyclic alkyl group, a phenyl group or an alkoxy group; at least one of R1 to R6 is a halogen group, an aliphatic alkyl group, an alicyclic alkyl group, a phenyl... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110311880 - Active material for rechargeable battery: An electrochemical device, such as a magnesium-ion battery, comprises a first electrode including a first active material, a second electrode, and an electrolyte located between the first electrode and the second electrode. The electrolyte may include a magnesium compound, such as a magnesium salt. In representative examples, an improved active... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20110311881 - Lithium sulfonate polyazole solid polymer electrolytes in polymer electrolyte lithium ion batteries and supercapacitors, and processes of fabrication: The present invention relates to novel and improved solid polymer electrolytes (or ‘gel’ polymer electrolytes) membranes for use in polymer electrolyte battery assemblies, supercapacitors and other applications. The solid polymer electrolytes (SPE) are designed specifically for lithium ion batteries and are generally comprised of a polyazole ring-substituted lithium sulfonates (PARSLS).... Agent:

20110311882 - Lithium-ion batteries having conformal solid electrolyte layers: Hybrid solid-liquid electrolyte lithium-ion battery devices are disclosed. Certain devices comprise anodes and cathodes conformally coated with an electron insulating and lithium ion conductive solid electrolyte layer.... Agent: Alliance For Sustainable Energy, LLC

20110311883 - Lithium microbattery and fabrication method thereof: The microbattery is formed by a stack of solid thin layers on a substrate which, starting from the substrate, successively comprises a first electrode, a solid electrolyte and a second electrode/current collector assembly. A first surface and a second surface of the electrolyte are respectively in contact with a main... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20110311884 - Pentacyclic anion salt and use thereof as an electrolyte: The invention relates to a pentacyclic anion salt and to the use thereof in electrolyte compositions. The compound comprises an inorganic, organic or organometallic cation M of valency m (1≦m≦3) and m anions corresponding to the formula (I) in which Rf is a —CFZ′Z″ group in which Z′ is F... Agent:

20110311885 - Nonaqueous electrolyte and nonaqueous electrolyte battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte includes: a nonaqueous solvent; an electrolyte salt; an imide salt; and at least one of a heteropolyacid and a heteropolyacid compound.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110311886 - Nonaqueous electrolyte and nonaqueous electrolyte cell: In one example, a nonaqueous electrolyte and a nonaqueous electrolyte cell are configured to prevent deterioration of the cell capability due to an antioxidant under a high temperature environment with the antioxidant in a small content. In one example, the separator is impregnated with an electrolytic solution. In one example,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110311887 - Microbial desalination cells: A microbial desalination cell includes an anode, a cathode, a saline solution chamber and a cathode rinsing assembly. The anode is at least partially positioned within an anode chamber for containing an aqueous reaction mixture including one or more organic compounds and one or more bacteria for oxidizing the organic... Agent: Uwm Research Foundation, Inc.

20110311888 - Electrodes and production and use thereof: m

20110311889 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell, a fuel gas passage, and an oxidant gas passage. The fuel cell includes a solid polymer membrane, a fuel electrode, and an oxidant electrode. A coolant flows into the fuel cell via a coolant passage to adjust a temperature of the fuel... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110311891 - Fuel cell based power generation systems and methods of operating the same: A power generation system has a fuel cell stack and at least one condensation point in the system at which water present after shutdown of the power generation system can condense or collect. Drying after shutdown is improved by maintaining a temperature gradient between the condensation point and at least... Agent: Nucellsys Gmbh

20110311890 - Open type fuel cell system with unreacted material removing function: Disclosed is an open type fuel cell system with an unreacted material removing function, including a main fuel cell reacting an oxidant and a reductant to generate electricity, a supply means supplying material containing an oxidant and a reductant for the main fuel cell, a recirculating means recirculating unreacted material... Agent: Korea Institute Of Machinery & Materials

20110311892 - Fuel cell system with reformer and reheater: The Intention relates to a fuel cell system comprising a reformer with a burner unit for reacting fuel with oxidant in an exothermic oxidation reaction to form a product gas which downstream of the burner unit is mixable with additional fuel, the resulting gas mixture being reformable in the reformer... Agent: Enerday Gmbh

20110311893 - Operating process for a fuel cell system: A fuel cell system with a reformer for generating hydrogen-containing synthesis gas and a fuel cell of the fuel cell system. The fuel cell is arranged downstream of the reformer. The fuel cell system is heated up conventionally in a first heat-up phase by combusting a superstoichiometric fuel/air mixture. The... Agent:

20110311894 - Usage of regenerative brake power for system restart in start-stop operation of fuel cell hybrid vehicles: A system and method are disclosed for using regenerative braking power to start a fuel cell stack for system restart during a start/stop operation of a fuel cell hybrid vehicle. The method includes disconnecting the fuel cell stack from a high voltage bus for the start/stop operation and using regenerative... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110311895 - Fuel cell system to power a portable computing device: The disclosed embodiments relate to the design of a portable and cost-effective fuel cell system for a portable computing device. This fuel cell system includes a fuel cell stack which converts fuel into electrical power. It also includes a fuel source for the fuel cell stack and a controller which... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110311896 - Integrated system for electrochemical energy storage system: The present disclosure relates to electrochemical energy storage systems. In particular, the present disclosure relates to particular systems and methods for providing a compact framework in which to house an electrochemical energy storage system. Various embodiments of electrochemical energy storage systems are disclosed that include a flow manifold and a... Agent: Jd Holding Inc.

20110311897 - Cell for fuel cell and fuel cell: A cell for a fuel cell, having an electric power generation region in which an assembly 12 and first and second gas diffusion layers 14 are laminated to enable electric power generation, and a manifold region which is formed at the periphery of the electric power generation region and in... Agent:

20110311898 - Electrode-membrane-frame assembly, method for producing the same, and fuel cell: A method for producing an electrode-membrane-frame assembly according to the present invention includes arranging a previously molded first molded body on a circumferential region of first catalyst layer close to first gas diffusion layer, arranging a previously molded second molded body on a circumferential region of second catalyst layer close... Agent:

20110311900 - Electrochemical device configurations: The present invention generally relates to electrochemical devices such as fuel cells and, in particular, to various component configurations including configurations for converting common fuels directly into electricity without additional fuel reforming or processing. Certain aspects of the invention are generally directed to configurations in which an anode of the... Agent: Celltech Power LLC

20110311901 - Mechanically stabilized polyazoles: e

20110311899 - Polymer, polyarylene block copolymer, polyelectrolyte, polyelectrolyte membrane, and fuel cell: where Sp represents the total of peak areas obtained by measurement of a 13C-solid state nuclear magnetic resonance spectrum of the polymer electrolyte membrane, the polymer electrolyte membrane having been subjected to a first immersion treatment comprising immersing the polymer electrolyte membrane in 5 mmol/L iron (II) chloride tetrahydrate aqueous... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20110311902 - Solid oxide fuel cell: A solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) of improved current collecting efficiency including, an anode, a cathode, an electrolytic layer between the anode and the cathode, and a current collector in an interior space defined by the anode and comprising a current collecting wire layer having a multiple-layered structure including a... Agent:

20110311903 - Gas diffusion electrode and process for production thereof: The present invention relates to a gas diffusion electrode that includes an electrically conductive carrier, and a porous coating based on an electrochemically active catalyst and a hydrophobic material, wherein the electrode has a first side facing an oxygen-containing gas and a second side facing an alkaline electrolyte, wherein the... Agent: Bayer Materialscience Ag

20110311904 - Boron-doped diamond coated catalyst support: A catalyst support for an electrochemical system includes a high surface area refractory material core structure and boron-doped diamond. The BDD modifies the high surface area refractory material core structure.... Agent: Utc Power Corporation

  
12/15/2011 > 52 patent applications in 39 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20110305925 - Battery pack and method of controlling the same: A battery pack blocks a current flowing between battery cells coupled in parallel among a plurality of battery cells coupled in series and in parallel while measuring voltages so as to prevent a battery cell in a low-voltage state from being automatically charged through a battery cell coupled in parallel... Agent:

20110305926 - Battery protecting circuit, method of controlling the same, and battery pack: A battery pack is disclosed. The battery pack has an analog front end which senses if a failure occurs in a microcontroller, and interrupts charging and discharging of the battery in response to the failure.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110305927 - Devices and methods for lead acid batteries: A bipolar lead acid battery comprises a compression resistant separator in which the electrolyte is retained in a gelled form, and wherein quasi-bipolar electrodes are maintained in a cell stack under pressure. Most preferably, the negative active material further includes a compression resistant spacer structure and the battery is configured... Agent: Aic Blab

20110305928 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly; a terminal; a fuse, the electrode assembly, the terminal, and the fuse being electrically connected to each other; and an insulating blocking member in operative co-operation with the fuse.... Agent:

20110305929 - Secondary battery: A battery includes a housing, the housing including an opening, an electrode assembly, the electrode assembly being disposed in an interior space of the housing, and a short-circuiting member including a first plate and second plate disposed proximate to the first plate, the first plate having an inverting portion and... Agent:

20110305930 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a battery group including battery rows consecutively disposed adjacent to each other, with the battery rows including secondary batteries disposed parallel to each other and spaced apart from each other, a frame for surrounding the battery group, and a plurality of first ribs that are each... Agent: Samsung Sdi. Co., Ltd.

20110305932 - Heat transfer layered electrodes: A lithium secondary battery includes at least one thermal energy transfer element having a heat transfer plate and a heat transfer member. In addition, the battery includes a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate, and a first separator and a second separator. The first separator and second separators... Agent:

20110305931 - Secondary power source and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed is a secondary power source and a manufacturing method thereof. The secondary power source includes a unit cell formed by sequentially laminating a first electrode, a separation film, and a second electrode, wherein the first electrode is formed by forming a first electrode material, into which lithium ions can... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110305933 - Electricity storing device and electronic device: An electricity storing device includes a high-voltage terminal, a low-voltage terminal, a plurality of rechargeable battery modules, a plurality of first switches each coupled between one rechargeable battery module and the high-voltage terminal, a plurality of second switches each coupled between one rechargeable battery module and the low-voltage terminal, a... Agent:

20110305934 - Electronic device with battery cover waterproof structure: An electronic device with a battery cover waterproof structure includes a body having a first end and a second end, a battery compartment disposed in the body, a waterproof gasket disposed in the battery compartment, and a battery cover coupled to the body. The waterproof gasket includes an oblique engage... Agent: Inventec Corporation

20110305935 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a plurality of battery cells including a plurality of terminals, and a cooling member including a plurality of contact portions contacting the terminals.... Agent:

20110305936 - Connecting structure of battery stacks: A connecting structure of battery stacks includes an electricity collecting case with a plurality of battery stacks, each battery stack having a plurality of unit battery cells and power terminal portions, at least one bus bar with a plurality of fastening holes along a length direction thereof, the bus bar... Agent:

20110305938 - Electrode layered product for cell and method for making the same: An electrode layered product for a cell includes a first electrode plate having a shape of a strip, a first separator having a shape of a strip, a second separator having a shape of a strip, a second electrode plate having a pectinate, tooth shape, and a third electrode plate... Agent: Denso Corporation

20110305939 - Lithium composite metal oxide and positive electrode active material: Disclosed is a lithium mixed metal oxide which is useful for a positive electrode active material that is capable of providing a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery having more excellent cycle characteristics, in particular, more excellent cycle characteristics during high-temperature operation at 60 DEG C. or the like. Specifically disclosed is... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20110305937 - Method for manufacturing positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery using same: A method for preparing a positive active material for a rechargeable lithium battery includes: a) providing a furnace and a crucible that is included in the furnace; b) putting a mixture of a composite metal precursor and a lithium compound into the crucible; and c) preparing a positive active material... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110305940 - Method for producing porous laminate and porous laminate: A process for producing a porous laminate having many micropores interconnected in the thickness direction, which comprises: a step in which a laminate is produced which comprises at least three layers comprising an interlayer made of a thermoplastic resin having a hard segment and a soft segment and two nonporous... Agent: Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.

20110305941 - Separator having porous coating layer, manufacturing method of the same, and electrochemical device having the same: A separator includes a planar non-woven fabric substrate having a plurality of pores, and a porous coating layer provided on at least one surface of the non-woven fabric substrate and made of a mixture of a plurality of inorganic particles and a binder polymer, wherein the non-woven fabric substrate is... Agent:

20110305942 - Rechargeable battery pack: A rechargeable battery pack according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a first unit cell and a second unit cell formed by rechargeable batteries; a connection tab including a first plate portion and a second plate portion facing each other while forming a bent portion, wherein the connection... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110305943 - Secondary battery and method for fabricating the same: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator located between the first electrode and the second electrode; a first collector plate electrically coupled to the first electrode; a case housing the electrode assembly and the first collector plate and having an... Agent:

20110305944 - Electrode assembly and rechargeable battery using same: An electrode assembly according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention comprises: a first electrode which includes a first electrode current collector and a first electrode active material layer formed on the first electrode current collector; a second electrode which includes a second electrode current collector and a second... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110305945 - Positive electrode tab lead, negative electrode tab lead, and battery: The present invention is to provide a positive tab lead capable of being connected with each other with a sufficient connection strength at a low energy cost. It is constituted such that a partial coating layer (13) made of nickel, tin or solder is formed on at least a part... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20110305946 - Sealed battery and method of producing sealed battery: Provided are a sealed battery provided with a safety valve part having a sufficiently large opening area when open, and a method of producing such a sealed battery. The sealed battery is provided with an electric power generating element and a battery case having a safety valve part at a... Agent:

20110305947 - Positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery, rechargeable lithium battery using the same and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed are a positive active material for a lithium rechargeable battery and a lithium rechargeable battery using the same, and the positive active material is represented by the following Chemical Formula 1, and has an effective magnetic moment of about 2.4 μB/mol or greater at a temperature of more than... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110305948 - Bipolar battery current collector and bipolar battery: Provided is a bipolar battery current collector that includes a conductive resin layer formed in such a manner as to, when at least part of the conductive resin layer reaches a predetermined temperature, interrupts a flow of electric current through the at least part of the conductive resin layer in... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110305950 - Power storage device: An electrode for a power storage device with less deterioration due to charge and discharge and a power storage device using the electrode are provided. In the electrode for a power storage device and the power storage device, a region including a metal element which functions as a catalyst is... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110305949 - Transition metal oxidenitrides: An electrode comprises a conductor and an electrode coating, said electrode coating comprising as electronically active material a transition metal (T) oxidenitride of formula LixTImTIInNyOz form of nanoparticles, wherein x=0-3, y+z=2-4, y>0, z>=0.25, m+n=1, m=0-1, n=0-1, TI and TII both being transition metals of the groups IVB, VB, VIB and... Agent: Belenos Clean Power Holding Ag

20110305951 - Binder resin precursor solution composition for electrode: A binder resin precursor solution composition for electrode containing at least (A) a polyamic acid having repeating units represented by chemical formulae (1) and (2) in a (1) to (2) molar ratio of 2:8 to 8.5:1.5 and having a tetracarboxylic acid component to diamine component molar ratio of 0.94 to... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.

20110305952 - Negative active material, electrode including the same, and lithium battery including electrode: A negative active material, an electrode including the same, and a lithium battery including the electrode. The negative active material has no volumetric expansion and has high solubility with respect to lithium. In addition, the negative active material is in the form of spherical particles, and thus does not require... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110305953 - Positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing same, and rechargeable lithium battery including same: M′ is doped at a Li site and at least one of Ni, Co, and Mn sites, M′ is doped in an amount at 0.1 mol % or 10 mol % or between 0.1 mol % and 10 mol % based on the total amount of Ni, Co, and Mn,... Agent:

20110305955 - Positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing the same, and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: A positive active material for a rechargeable lithium battery includes pores having an average diameter of about 10 nm to about 60 nm and a porosity of about 0.5% to about 20%. Also disclosed is a method of preparing the positive active material, and a rechargeable lithium battery including the... Agent:

20110305954 - Positive active material precursor for secondary lithium battery, positive active material using same, and secondary lithium battery including the positive active material: Disclosed is a positive active material precursor for a secondary lithium battery, which is represented by the following Chemical Formula 1 and has an intensity ratio of I100/I001 of more than or equal to about 2 of the peak I100 of a (001) plane peak to the peak I001 of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110305956 - Electrode conductive material, electrode material including the conductive material, and electrode and lithium battery each including the electrode material: An electrode conductive material, an electrode material including the electrode conductive material, an electrode including the electrode material, and a lithium battery including the electrode material. When the electrode conductive material is used, the amount of a conductive material required is decreased, capacity of the lithium battery is improved, and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110305957 - Grid plate for lead acid storage battery, plate, and lead acid storage battery provided with same plate: A grid plate for a lead acid storage battery comprising a frame section having a pair of quadrangular contour shape, and longitudinal grid strands and lateral grid strands that form a grid inside the frame section. The longitudinal grid strands and lateral grid strands are composed of thick strands of... Agent:

20110305958 - Power storage device and method of manufacturing the same: An object is to provide a power storage device with improved cycle characteristics and a method of manufacturing the power storage device. Another object is to provide an application mode of the power storage device for which the above power storage device is used. In the method of manufacturing the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110305959 - Tuned hydrophobicity: An electrochemical cell comprising an electrolyte comprising water and a hydrophobic ionic liquid comprising positive ions and negative ions. The electrochemical cell also includes an air electrode configured to absorb and reduce oxygen. A hydrophilic or hygroscopic additive modulates the hydrophobicity of the ionic liquid to maintain a concentration of... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.

20110305960 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack configured to alleviate pressure and decrease the flow rate of at least one of a fuel and an oxidant is disclosed. The fuel cell stack includes a membrane-electrode assembly, an anode separator, a cathode separator and a filing member. The membrane-electrode assembly may include an electrolyte... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110305961 - Process for treating a flue gas: A process for treating a flue gas is provided. The process comprises burning an amount of elemental magnesium in the flue gas, optionally to produce magnesium oxide and elemental carbon. A process for regenerating elemental magnesium from magnesium oxide is also provided, in addition to processes for producing energy from... Agent:

20110305962 - Fuel flexibility configuration in high temperature fuel cell systems: A method is disclosed for producing electricity in high temperature fuel cell systems. Gas is circulated at anode sides of the fuel cells. A gas composition at anode sides is determined for providing composition information, and desired temperature conditions are arranged for producing electricity with fuel cells. Rated power of... Agent: Wartsila Finland Oy

20110305963 - Proton-conducting structure and method for manufacturing the same: A proton-conducting structure that exhibits favorable proton conductivity in the temperature range of not lower than 100° C., and a method for manufacturing the same are provided. After a pyrophosphate salt containing Sn, Zr, Ti or Si is mixed with phosphoric acid, the mixture is maintained at a temperature of... Agent:

20110305964 - Connecting structure to cell of voltage detecting connector and fuel cell: In the connecting structure of the present invention, connectors 8 and 9 which are in contact with terminals 6 and 7 are connected to fuel cell 1 including first cells 2a which have the terminals 6 and 7 at an anode plate and a cathode respectively, and second cells 2b... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110305965 - Stack for fuel cell system: A stack for a fuel cell system, including: a membrane electrode assembly, a separator that includes a fuel passage that supplies a fuel to an anode electrode of the membrane electrode assembly and an oxidant passage that supplies an oxidant to a cathode electrode of an adjacent membrane electrode assembly,... Agent:

20110305967 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack including a plurality of membrane-electrode assemblies, a plurality of separators in close contact with the membrane-electrode assemblies between the membrane-electrode assemblies, and gaskets provided on the separators. Each of the separators includes an anode separator having first through holes and a cathode separator in contact with... Agent:

20110305968 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack includes: a plurality of membrane-electrode assemblies; first and second end plates respectively positioned outside outermost ones of the membrane-electrode assemblies; and a plurality of separators respectively positioned between the membrane-electrode assemblies and between the outermost ones of the membrane-electrode assemblies and the first and second end... Agent:

20110305966 - Fuel cell stack and replacement device for membrane-electrode assembly of fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack including an electricity generating unit and a pair of end plates is disclosed. The electricity generating unit includes membrane-electrode assemblies and separators interposed between the membrane-electrode assemblies. The separators have recess portions formed on side faces thereof and may be configured to hold an external device... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110305969 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack including membrane-electrode assemblies and separators formed between each of the membrane-electrode assemblies is disclosed. The membrane-electrode assemblies may each include an electrolyte membrane, an anode formed on a first surface of the electrolyte membrane, and a cathode formed on a second surface of the electrolyte membrane.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110305970 - Chemically linked hydrogel materials and uses thereof in electrodes and/or electrolytes in electrochemical energy devices: A chemically linked catalyst-binder hydrogel material comprised of a water-insoluble chemical hydrogel is useful in, for example, fuel cells, batteries, electrochemical supercapacitors, semi-fuel cells etc. The water-insoluble chemical hydrogel is prepared by a chemical cross-linking reaction between a polymer (such as PVA or chitosan or gelatin) and an aqueous cross-linking... Agent:

20110305971 - Solid polymer electrolyte material, liquid composition, solid polymer fuel cell and fluoropolymer: wherein j is 0 or 1, X is a fluorine atom, a chlorine atom or OM {wherein M is a hydrogen atom, an alkali metal atom or a group of NR1R2R3R4 (wherein each of R1, R2, R3 and R4 which may be the same or different, is a hydrogen atom... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited

20110305972 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell is provided that includes an anode, a cathode, a solid electrolyte layer, a barrier layer, and an intermediate layer. The solid electrolyte layer includes zirconium and is provided between the anode and the cathode. The barrier layer includes cerium and is provided between the solid electrolyte layer... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20110305973 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell is provided that includes an anode, a cathode, a solid electrolyte layer, a barrier layer, and an buffer layer. The solid electrolyte layer includes zirconium and is provided between the anode and the cathode. The barrier layer includes cerium and is provided between the solid electrolyte layer... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20110305974 - Air cathode and nonaqueous air battery: A main object of the present invention is to provide an air cathode with great discharged capacity per unit area. The present invention solves the above-mentioned problems by providing an air cathode used for a nonaqueous air battery, comprising: an air cathode current collector having a porous structure and an... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110305975 - Catalytic particulate solution for a micro fuel cell and related method: A catalytic particulate solution is provided for a micro fuel cell. The solution includes a suspension of catalytic nanoparticles in a solvent and a polymerizable oligomer. Also presented is a method for depositing such a catalytic particulate solution that includes a step of depositing the particulate solution onto a substrate,... Agent: Stmicroelectronics (tours) Sas

20110305976 - Manufacturing method of fuel cell module and manufacturing method of fuel cell: A manufacturing method of a fuel cell module includes: forming an outer divided body having a frame shape and formed from an uncrosslinked item of solid rubber having adhesiveness in a seal member arrangement portion of a separator to produce an outer temporary assembly, and forming an inner divided body... Agent: Tokai Rubber Industries, Ltd.

  
12/08/2011 > 61 patent applications in 48 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20110300411 - Photoelectromethanogenic microbial fuel cell for co-generation of electricity and methane from carbon dioxide: A photoelectromethanogenic microbial fuel cell apparatus for processing a carbon dioxide flow into electricity and methane. The apparatus comprises: (a) a photosynthetic microbial fuel half-cell component having an electron-conductive anode and a photosynthetic microbial culture for converting light and water into oxygen, protons and electrons; (b) an electromethanogenic microbial fuel... Agent: Carbonitum Energy Corporation

20110300412 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a bare cell, the bare cell including a first surface, a second surface, a pair of short side surfaces, and a pair of long side surfaces; a circuit module on the first surface of the bare cell, the circuit module being electrically connected to the bare... Agent:

20110300415 - Battery system: A battery system includes a battery pack configured to include at least a plurality of battery cells that are connected in series, a monitor that monitors a state of the plurality of battery cells, and a controller to which an output of the monitor is supplied, a battery pack module... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110300413 - Battery-operated wireless-communication apparatus and method: A combined battery and wireless-communications apparatus and method. In some embodiments, the apparatus includes a support, a first conductive layer deposited on a first surface area of the support, a thin-film battery including a cathode layer, a solid-state electrolyte layer, and an anode layer deposited such that either the anode... Agent: Cymbet Corporation

20110300414 - Cap assembly and rechargeable battery having the same: A cap assembly, having a reduced number of components and a simplified assembling process, and a secondary battery having the same. A cap assembly includes a cap plate having a first hole, a first electrode terminal inserted into and extending out from the first hole of the cap plate, the... Agent:

20110300416 - Battery pack maintenance for electric vehicle: A method and apparatus for repairing or testing a used battery pack from an electric vehicle include removing the battery pack from the vehicle. Battery tests are performed on at least some of the plurality of batteries and battery test results for each of the batteries tested are obtained. A... Agent:

20110300418 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery including lithium molybdate. The lithium molybdate is a composite including amorphous lithium molybdate as a minor component and crystalline lithium molybdate as a major component.... Agent:

20110300417 - Redox flow battery and method for operating the battery continuously in a long period of time: The present invention provides a redox flow battery comprising a positive electrolyte storage tank and a negative electrolyte storage tank, wherein the positive electrolyte storage tank and the negative electrolyte storage tank is kept to be in liquid communication through a pipe, wherein the length-to-diameter ratio of the pipe for... Agent:

20110300419 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator located between the first electrode and the second electrode; a first collector plate electrically coupled to the first electrode, wherein the first collector plate has a first fuse hole and includes at least... Agent:

20110300420 - Temperature controlled battery pack assembly and methods for using the same: A temperature controlled battery pack assembly includes a housing defining a battery chamber and including thermal insulation surrounding at least a portion of the battery chamber. At least one battery cell is contained in the battery chamber. The thermal insulation inhibits thermal transfer between the at least one battery cell... Agent: Eaton Corporation

20110300421 - Electric power source device: An electric power source device has multiple layered battery cells which are electrically connected in series and/or in parallel. The battery cells are accommodated in a battery casing, which has a heat insulating structure at a portion surrounding the battery cells. The power source device further has a heating unit... Agent: Denso Corporation

20110300422 - Liquid sodium battery: A liquid sodium battery in which two electrode members sandwiching a partition wall formed of a Na-ion conducting solid substance are constructed by a metal having a work function whose absolute value is smaller than that of a work function of sodium and a metal having a work function whose... Agent:

20110300423 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery prevents an electrolyte solution from being leaked from a can connector and improves the productivity of a can. A rechargeable battery constructed as an embodiment of the present invention includes an electrode assembly formed by stacking and winding a positive electrode, a separator, and a negative electrode;... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110300424 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a plurality of battery cells; a housing accommodating the plurality of battery cells; a connector coupled to the housing, at least a portion of the connector being exposed outside of the housing; and a sealing member coupled to the connector, the sealing member surrounding the exposed... Agent:

20110300425 - Battery storage tray: A battery tray for storing a battery comprises: a battery storage unit comprising: a first side and a second side facing each other, and a third side and a fourth side facing each other, wherein the third and fourth sides have planar portions for accommodating a prismatic battery cell and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110300426 - Vehicle battery mounting structure: A vehicle (1) comprises a passenger compartment (2) in which a front seat (32F), a rear seat (32R), and a floor (33) between the front seat (32F) and the rear seat (38R) are provided. A first group (S1) of batteries (3) is mounted under the front seat (32F), a second... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.,

20110300427 - Vehicle battery mounting structure: A battery unit (38F) comprising a plurality of batteries (3) and a connection control device (35a, 35b, 36a, 36b, 36d, 36e) which controls electrical connection relating to the battery unit (38F) are provided in a vehicle (1). The battery unit (38F) comprises two groups (S1R, S1L) of the batteries (3)... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20110300428 - Battery pack: A battery pack capable of efficiently dissipating heat generated from battery cells by increasing heat exchange efficiency using coolant, and not requiring a separate driver for driving the flow of cooling water by causing the cooling water to flow in a natural, uncompelled manner. In one exemplary embodiment, the battery... Agent:

20110300429 - Automotive ballast battery: The invention is a nickel-iron alkaline storage battery used to process gaseous charged ionic emissions from a capacitor tuyere exhaust stream produced by an Electrolytic Diffusion Fuel Cell. The said ionic emissions are used in a Rapid Charge Transportation Battery pack of an electric vehicle to alleviate cathode electrode passivity... Agent:

20110300430 - Separator for battery, and non-aqueous lithium battery: Disclosed is a separator for a battery, which comprises a porous film mainly composed of a polyolefin film, has heat resistance, and can improve battery properties. Specifically disclosed is a separator for a battery, which is characterized by having a layer mainly composed of a polyolefin resin, wherein at least... Agent: Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.

20110300431 - Method of protecting battery cells and batteries which contain battery cells and protected battery cells and batteries which contain battery cells: Coating a battery cell, or at least one battery cell in an assembly of battery cells or in a battery, or coating an assembly of battery cells or a battery which contains a battery cell or such an assembly with a fire-resistant coating is effective for protecting the cell, assembly,... Agent: Bluefin Robotics Corporation

20110300432 - Rechargeable, high-density electrochemical device: Rechargeable, high-density electrochemical devices are disclosed. These electrochemical devices may, for example, include high energy densities that store more energy in a given, limited volume than other batteries and still show acceptable power or current rate capability without any liquid or gel-type battery components. Certain embodiments may involve, for example,... Agent:

20110300433 - Battery pack: A slim and compact battery pack is provided. The battery pack includes a battery module including a plurality of battery cells stacked in vertical and horizontal directions, and a plurality of bus bars electrically coupled to the plurality of battery cells; and a connector including an insulation body connected to... Agent:

20110300434 - Lead-acid battery: [Solution] A lead-acid battery including: a container in which a plurality of cells are linearly arranged; and a lid provided with a terminal. Plate packs provided in the cells are connected in series. One of electrode plates provided in the cells at both ends of the plurality of cells is... Agent:

20110300435 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly, the electrode assembly including a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator interposed between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate, a first collector plate, a case in which the electrode assembly is received, a cap plate sealing... Agent:

20110300437 - Rechargeable battery and method of injecting electrolyte thereinto: Provided is a pouch-type 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, and a separator interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode; a case receiving the electrode assembly; an electrolyte solution... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110300436 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including a case having an internal space; an electrode assembly in the case, the electrode assembly including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and a non-coating portion; a collector plate, the collector plate including a plate section... Agent:

20110300438 - Battery module and methods for bonding a cell terminal of a battery to an interconnect member: A battery module and methods for bonding a cell terminal of a battery to an interconnect member are provided. The battery module includes a battery cell having a cell terminal, and an exothermal reactive layer having first and second sides. The first side is disposed adjacent to the cell terminal.... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20110300439 - Electrolyte solution for storage battery devices, and storage battery device: An electrolyte solution for storage battery devices, which comprises a lithium salt represented by the following formula (1) (wherein at least one fluorine atom may be substituted by a perfluoroalkyl group having at most 4 carbon atoms, and n is an integer of from 1 to 5), a hydrofluoroether and... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited

20110300440 - Battery, vehicle, electronic device and battery manufacturing method: A negative-electrode active material layer formed between a negative-electrode current collector and a solid electrolyte layer has a line-and-space structure in which a plurality of stripe-shaped pattern elements extending in a Y direction are arranged while being separated from each other. A gradient at each contact point where the stripe-shaped... Agent:

20110300441 - Power storage device: A power storage device including a positive electrode in which a positive electrode active material is formed over a positive electrode current collector and a negative electrode which faces the positive electrode with an electrolyte interposed therebetween is provided. The positive electrode active material includes a first region which includes... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110300442 - Novel nanoscale solution method for synthesizing lithium cathode active materials: The present invention relates to a solution based method for preparing an nano scale electroactive metal polyanion or a mixed metal polyanion comprising reacting metal sulfate—M(SO4)x and/or other soluble metal salts, here M could be iron, cobalt, manganese, nickel or mixtures thereof, with a solution of sodium hydroxide with addition... Agent: Infinity Energy (hong Kong) Co., Limited

20110300444 - Anode for lithium ion secondary battery, lithium ion secondary battery, electric power tool, electrical vehicle, and electric power storage system: A lithium secondary battery that has high capacity and excellent cycle characteristics is provided. The lithium ion secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, and an electrolyte. The anode has, on an anode current collector, an anode active material layer including LixSiFy (1≦x≦2 and 5≦y≦6) as an anode active material.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110300443 - Electrode slurry of lithium battery and electrode of lithium battery: The present disclosure relates to an electrode slurry of a lithium battery and an electrode formed from the electrode slurry. The electrode slurry includes an active component, a conductive agent, a binder, an organic solvent, and octylphenolpoly(ethyleneglycolether)x, wherein x=9-10. The active component, conductive agent, binder, organic solvent, and octylphenolpoly(ethyleneglycolether)x are... Agent: Tsinghua University

20110300445 - Power storage device and method for manufacturing the same: A power storage device which can have an improved performance such as higher discharge capacity and in which deterioration due to peeling of an active material layer or the like is difficult to occur, and a method for manufacturing the power storage device are provided. The power storage device includes... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110300446 - Lithium battery cathode composite material: A lithium battery cathode composite material includes a number of composite particles. Each of the composite particles includes one lithium vanadium phosphate particle and a lithium iron phosphate layer. The lithium iron phosphate layer is disposed on a surface of the lithium vanadium phosphate particle. The lithium iron phosphate layer... Agent: Tsinghua University

20110300448 - Anode of lithium battery and lithium battery using the same: An anode of a lithium battery includes a composite film, the composite film includes a carbon nanotube film structure and a plurality of nanoscale tin oxide particles dispersed therein. A lithium battery includes at least a cathode, an electrolyte, and the anode mentioned above. A charge/discharge capacity of the lithium... Agent: Tsinghua University

20110300447 - Carbon coated anode materials: Nano-colloids of near monodisperse, carbon-coated SnO2 nano-colloids. There are also carbon-coated SnO2 nanoparticles. There are also SnO2/carbon composite hollow spheres as well as an anode of a Li-ion battery having the nano-colloids. There is also a method for synthesizing SnO2 nano-colloids. There are also coaxial SnO2@carbon hollow nanospheres, a method... Agent: Cornell University

20110300449 - Electrode for secondary power source and method of manufacturing electrode for secondary power source: Provided are a method of manufacturing an electrode for a secondary power source, and a secondary power source. The method includes forming an electrode active material on a conductive sheet, forming a Li thin film layer by depositing lithium (Li) on the electrode active material, doping the electrode active material... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110300450 - Polyurethane gel electrolytes with improved conductance and/or solvent retention: Disclosed are gel electrolytes comprising a polymer, which is a cross-linked polyurethane prepared from a poly(alkyleneoxide) triol and a diisocyanate compound; a lithium salt; and a solvent, which is a carbonate solvent, a lactone solvent, or mixtures thereof.... Agent: Indian Institute Of Technology Bombay

20110300451 - Lithium ion conductive solid electrolyte and production process thereof: A lithium ion conductive solid electrolyte formed by sintering a molding product containing an inorganic powder and having a porosity of 10 vol % or less, which is obtained by preparing a molding product comprising an inorganic powder as a main ingredient and sintering the molding product after pressing and/or... Agent: Ohara Inc.

20110300452 - Electrolyte for rechargeable lithium battery including additives, and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: l

20110300453 - Nonaqueous electrolyte solution and lithium secondary battery using same: (in the formula (Ia), R11 and R12 represent, independently of each other, an organic group that is composed of one or more carbon atoms and hydrogen atoms and may optionally contain one or more oxygen atoms but excludes unsaturated bonds, provided that at least either R11 or R12 has an... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20110300454 - Oxidation resistant components and related methods: An oxidation resistant fuel cell component and a method for creating an aluminum diffusion surface layer within a fuel cell component to reduce chromium contamination occurring during operation of a fuel cell are disclosed. Generally, an aluminum-containing slurry may be applied to the fuel cell component. The component may then... Agent: General Electric Company

20110300455 - Micro-sized microbial fuel cell: A microbial fuel cell includes an anode portion having an anode and a cathode portion having a cathode. The anode is configured to support an electrically conductive biofilm matrix. A cation exchange membrane is positioned between the anode and the cathode. The anode portion and the cation exchange membrane define... Agent: Arizona Board Of Regents, A Body Corporate Of The State Arizona Acting For And On Behalf Of Arizona

20110300456 - Air battery: An air battery which is capable of detecting entering of water quickly. The air battery includes: a power section which includes an air electrode, an anode containing an alkali metal, and an electrolyte layer containing an electrolyte for conducting ion between the air electrode and the anode; and a housing... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110300457 - Fuel cell system with reoxidation barrier: A fuel cell system comprising at least one fuel cell unit (1) to generate electrical power and at least one component, upstream and/or downstream of said fuel cell unit in the anode flow path, said component preventing, as a reoxidation barrier, reoxidation of parts of the anode sections or of... Agent:

20110300458 - Fuel cell assembly and method for operating a fuel cell assembly: A fuel cell assembly includes a fuel cell configuration having a solid electrolyte-based fuel cell with terminal contacts tapping an electrical voltage from the fuel cell configuration between which the fuel cell is disposed. An assembly has an electrically conductive component and another component disposed between a first terminal contact... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20110300459 - Method for operating fuel-cell electricity-generating device: A stable and high reliability fuel cell electricity-generating device capable of generating electricity even in the case of sudden drop of load power. A fuel cell generating electric power from a fuel and an oxidizer, a fuel processor producing fuel to be supplied into the fuel cell from an electricity-generating... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110300460 - fuel cell stack flow hood air flow using an air distribution device: The present invention is concerned with improved fuel cell stack assemblies, and methods of operation of a fuel cell stack assembly, particularly with improved gas flow and thermal management.... Agent: Ceres Intellectual Property Company Limited

20110300461 - Fuel cell system: There is provided a fuel cell system in which a constantly accurate impedance measurement is made possible regardless of a response characteristic of the voltage converting device. A superimposed signal analysis section analyzes an impedance measuring signal after passing through a DC/DC converter to thereby notify a superimposed signal amplitude... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110300462 - Fuel cell stacks and systems with fluid-responsive temperature regulation: Fuel cell stacks and systems with thermal management systems to deliver a liquid heat exchange fluid into thermal communication with the stack and thereafter recycle the stream. In some embodiments, the system is adapted to selectively apportion the recycled liquid stream between a stream that, prior to reuse as a... Agent: Idatech, LLC

20110300463 - Control equipment for intending an actual fuel conversion for a gas cell arrangement procedure for the determination of a fuel conversion of a gas cell arrangement and gas cell arrangement: The present invention describes a control device for determining an actual fuel turnover for a fuel cell arrangement comprising a voltage reception device for receiving values of a voltage applying over the fuel cell arrangement, a fuel flow setting device for setting a flow of fuel supplied or suppliable to... Agent: Staxera Gmbh

20110300464 - Apparatus and method of recovering vapors: An apparatus and method is disclosed for recovering a flammable vapor emanating from a vent of a tank. The apparatus comprises an input conduit for connecting to the vent of the tank. An input manifold connects the input conduit to an input of a compressor with an output manifold connecting... Agent:

20110300465 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack includes power generation devices each including membrane electrode assemblies and corrugated separators. A coolant channel is provided between the power generation devices. A first-end corrugated separator has a first protrusion that protrudes between recesses of the coolant channel in a direction away from one of adjacent... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110300466 - Chemical bonding for catalyst/membrane surface adherence in membrane electrolyte fuel cells: An alkaline membrane fuel cell including at least one of i) a catalyst coated OH— ion conducting membrane having a catalyst layer and an OH— ion conducting membrane, and ii) a catalyst coated carbonate ion conducting membrane having a catalyst layer and a carbonate ion conducting membrane, respectively, wherein the... Agent:

20110300467 - Proton exchange membrane fuel cell stack and fuel cell stack module: A proton exchange membrane fuel cell stack and novel proton exchange membrane fuel cell module are disclosed and wherein the proton exchange membrane fuel cell stack includes a plurality of repeating, serially electrically coupled fuel cell stack modules, and which are sealably mounted together by a compressive force of less... Agent: Relion, Inc.

20110300468 - Fuel cell device: A housing contains a fuel cell, a lithium ion secondary cell, a wiring board on which a control circuit and the like are mounted, a light-emitting diode and the like. The bottom surface of the housing is covered with a bottom plate. A plurality of air-intake holes are formed in... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110300469 - Electrolyte membrane and membrane-electrode assembly: An electrolyte membrane having a structure wherein fine rubber particles having substantially no ion-conducting group and having an average particle size of 20 nm to 1 μm are uniformly dispersed in a matrix including a resin component having ion-conducting group. The electrolyte membrane has high bonding ability to electrodes and... Agent: Kuraray Co., Ltd.

20110300470 - Device and method for the production of compounds by precipitation: The invention relates to a device and a method for the production of compounds by precipitation of solids from solutions, the physical and chemical properties of the solid particles formed on precipitation being flexible and can be independently fixable. Custom products can thus be produced with very high space-time yields... Agent: H.c. Starck Gmbh

20110300471 - Nanoparticle coated electrode and method of manufacture: An electrode comprising a primary and secondary metal nanoparticle coating on a metallic substrate is prepared by dispersing nanoparticles in a solvent and layering them onto the substrate, followed by heating. The enhanced surface area of the electrode due to the catalytic nanoparticles is dramatically enhanced, allowing for increased reaction... Agent: Quantumsphere, Inc.

  
12/01/2011 > 77 patent applications in 53 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20110293971 - Battery module: The present invention discloses a battery module including a casing capable of supporting a plurality of battery cells and having a circuit board holding structure, a circuit board held by the circuit board holding structure, a plurality of conducting buses disposed on the casing for electrically connecting the plurality of... Agent:

20110293969 - Integrated battery and ic: Consistent with an example embodiment, there is an apparatus comprising a carrier, a laminated battery provided on a major surface of the carrier, and an integrated circuit. The laminated battery includes a bottom electrode layer, an electrolyte layer, and a top electrode layer. The integrated circuit is connected to the... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20110293970 - Secondary battery protecting circuit and hybrid power source equipment: Disclosed herein is a secondary battery protecting circuit connected in parallel with a nonaqueous secondary battery, the secondary battery protecting circuit including: a first voltage detecting circuit; a second voltage detecting circuit; a switch section; and a heat radiating section.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110293968 - Starch-based battery system: The present invention is directed to a starch-based battery system. The starch-based battery system uses a rheological and replaceable starch gluten electrolyte that generates colloidal starch gel adhesive contacted with and/or attached on electrodes to generate current for powering electronic devices. The starch-based battery system that includes control circuit and... Agent:

20110293972 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell, a secondary battery, an oxidizing gas supplier, a gas supply flow regulator, an oxidizing gas supply path, a cathode off-gas exhaust path, a bypass flow path, a flow regulator, an available power output acquirer, and an operation controller, wherein the gas supply... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110293973 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a battery module including a plurality of battery cells; a housing accommodating the battery cells, the housing having a bottom plate and a plurality of side walls extending from the bottom plate; and a middle cover covering the battery module, the middle cover having a body... Agent:

20110293974 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a housing for accommodating a plurality of secondary batteries; a cooling unit for cooling the secondary batteries, the cooling unit including an inlet through which a cooling fluid flows in and an outlet through which the cooling fluid flows out; and a terminal unit detachably connectable... Agent:

20110293975 - Test method for lithium-ion secondary battery: The test method for a lithium-ion secondary battery comprises a measuring potential difference Δ between an outer can and a negative electrode external terminal after a charging process, and if the potential difference Δ is a predetermined prescribed value or greater, the battery is determined as a non-defective product. This... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110293977 - High-power lithium secondary battery: Provided is a secondary battery including an electrode assembly. The electrode assembly includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator. The positive electrode includes a positive electrode non-coating portion that is not coated with an active material in a portion of a positive electrode collector. The negative electrode... Agent: Lg Chem Ltd

20110293976 - Separator and battery: A separator includes a first layer that has a first principal face and a second principal face, and a second layer that is formed on at least one of the first principal face and the second principal face. The first layer is a microporous membrane including a first polymer resin,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110293979 - Battery housing device: A battery housing device includes a case configured to house a battery and having a plus terminal and a minus terminal, a plus pole spring provided in the case and having one end connected to the plus terminal and an opposite end configured to come in contact with a plus... Agent: Yokogawa Electric Corporation

20110293978 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a frame integrated with a reinforcement member and a supporting member, thereby realizing a compact and lightweight dimension. The battery pack includes a plurality of battery cells stacked on top of each other, a frame including a supporting member covering the plurality of battery cells and... Agent:

20110293980 - Battery cushion and insulator: An application for a battery shield including a set of walls made of a resilient, elastomeric material and a base made of the same resilient, elastomeric material. A bottom edge of the walls connects to an edge of the base forming a rectangular cavity having a width and a depth.... Agent:

20110293981 - Mobile device having a waterproof structure: A mobile device includes a housing, a gasket and a lid assembly. The housing defines receiving chamber to receive a battery and a receiving groove configured in a circle around the receiving chamber. The gasket is received in the receiving groove. The lid assembly attached to the housing to cover... Agent: Ambit Microsystems (shanghai) Ltd.

20110293986 - Battery module: To hold cells while efficiently adjusting temperature of the cells, a battery module (1) includes: a plurality of columnar cells (20), and a holder (3) for holding the cells (20). The holder (3) includes cylindrical container portions (31) for containing the cells (20), respectively, refrigerant passages (34) and phase change... Agent:

20110293982 - Corrugated fin and frame assembly for battery cooling: A cooling module for a battery pack assembly is disclosed. The cooling module includes a frame having a plurality of legs forming an opening through a central portion of the frame, at least one of the plurality of legs including a slot formed therethrough. A cooling fin is coupled to... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110293984 - Enhanced high voltage terminal cooling with a high thermal conductivity coating: A battery cell pack having improved heat transfer is described. In one embodiment, the battery cell pack includes a plurality of battery cells, each battery cell having an anode foil and a cathode foil; a pair of taps, the first tap attached to the anode foil and the second tap... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110293985 - Heat transfer module for battery cells and battery assembly therewith: Disclosed is a heat transfer module (3) for battery cells includes a plastic frame (4) having a supply conduit and an exhaust conduit (13b) for a heat transfer fluid. Two heat transfer members (12a, 12b) contacting a respective battery cell. The heat transfer members (12a, 12b) are sealingly attached to... Agent: Mann+hummel Gmbh

20110293983 - Stackable repeating frame with integrated cell sensing connection: A module for a battery pack includes a cooling frame and a spacer frame. At least one of the first and second surfaces of the cooling frame is adapted to transfer heat to a coolant flow. A first battery cell having first and second electrically conductive tabs abuts a cooling... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110293987 - Battery terminal connection system: An application for a battery terminal interface includes a battery terminal interface shield made of a conductive metal having a lower impedance than an impedance of lead. The battery terminal interface shield has an inner surface and an outer surface. The inner surface contacts substantially all of an outer surface... Agent:

20110293988 - Lead-oxide battery plate with nonwoven glass mat: Provided is a lead-oxide pasted battery plate comprising a lead alloy grid, lead oxide paste and a nonwoven glass fiber mat. The nonwoven glass mat is comprised of glass fibers having a diameter greater than 10 microns, a binder for the glass fibers, and a third component. The third component... Agent:

20110293989 - Resin composition, sheet and porous film: o

20110293990 - Rechargeable lithium battery: Disclosed is a rechargeable lithium battery that includes a positive electrode including a positive active material, a negative electrode including a silicon-based negative active material, an electrolyte including a lithium salt and a non-aqueous organic solvent, and a separator including a polymer substrate and a ceramic-containing coating layer on the... Agent:

20110293991 - Rechargeable lithium battery: Disclosed is a rechargeable lithium battery that includes a positive electrode including a positive active material, a negative electrode including a silicon-based negative active material, an electrolyte including a lithium salt and a non-aqueous organic solvent, and a separator including a polymer substrate and a ceramic-containing coating layer on the... Agent:

20110293992 - Battery connection topology: A battery module comprising a plurality of battery cells arranged in a stacked configuration, each of the battery cells including a first terminal disposed on a first end of the battery cell and a second terminal disposed on a second end of the battery cell, wherein the first terminal of... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110293993 - Electricity storage system: The present invention relates to an electricity storage system, which has high energy density, which is a property of a lithium-sulfur battery cell, and can perform high-speed output and high-speed charging/discharging which are properties of an electrochemical capacitor cell, while having high output and high energy density, by stacking the... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20110293994 - Battery pack assembly using clad electrical connections: A battery pack assembly includes a first battery cell having a first electrical connection tab formed of a first material, a second battery cell having a first electrical connection tab formed of a second material, and a metal clad connection terminal having a first surface formed of the first material... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC.

20110293995 - Conductor for connecting terminals, assembled battery, and method for producing assembled battery: A conductor for connecting terminals of a battery in which a conductor for connecting terminals (8) can be easily welded to both positive-electrode terminal (1) and negative-electrode terminal (4), and an assembled battery using the same are provided. The conductor for connecting terminals (8) is formed in such a manner... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20110293996 - Stacked secondary battery and production method thereof: In a stacked secondary battery, positive electrodes 5 and negative electrodes 4, which are formed by integrally forming a positive electrode collector tab 57 and a negative electrode collector tab 47 on a metal foil positive electrode collector 51 and a metal foil negative electrode collector 41, respectively, are stacked... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20110293997 - Battery pack thermal protection from heat sterilization: An application for a battery pack that includes a set of walls made of sturdy material, power interface terminals and battery cells/electronics held within the walls. The battery cells are separated from the walls by a highly insulating material, thereby reducing the temperature that the battery cells reach during heat... Agent:

20110293998 - Battery unit: In one example embodiment, a battery unit includes a battery case, and a plurality of battery blocks stored in the battery case. The plurality of battery blocks are electrically connected together in series. In one example embodiment, a first plurality of the battery blocks form a first column and are... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110293999 - Alkaline battery: A positive electrode 2 and a negative electrode 3 are contained in a battery case 1 with a separator 4 interposed therebetween. The positive electrode 2 contains manganese dioxide and an alkaline electrolyte, and the negative electrode 3 is a gelled negative electrode containing zinc powder, a gelling agent, and... Agent:

20110294000 - Battery pack: An embodiment of the invention relates to a battery pack having a strength-reinforced housing that accommodates a plurality of battery cells. In one embodiment, the battery pack includes one or more battery cells, a housing accommodating the one or more battery cells, and a reinforcement portion formed in the housing.... Agent:

20110294001 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery and an electric vehicle or hybrid electric vehicle, the secondary battery including a case; an electrode terminal coupled to an electrode assembly in the case; a nut fastened with the electrode terminal, the nut having a thread on an inner circumferential surface thereof; a cap plate hermetically... Agent:

20110294002 - Case for secondary battery and secondary battery including the same: A case for a secondary battery and a secondary battery including the same, the case including a case body having an interior space therein, the case body having a top opening; a cap plate in the top opening of the case body, the cap plate having a joint surface facing... Agent:

20110294003 - Polyether-functionalized redox shuttle additives for lithium ion batteries: where R5 and R6 and R7 are independently H, F, Cl, Br, CN, NO2, a alkyl group, a haloalkyl group, a phosphate group, or a polyether group; R7 is H, F, Cl, Br, CN, NO2, a alkyl group, a haloalkyl group, a phosphate group, or a polyether group; n is... Agent:

20110294004 - Alkaline cell with additive for improved discharge performance: The present disclosure generally relates to an alkaline electrochemical cell comprising an additive for improved discharge performance. The additive is a finely dispersed superabsorbent material comprising particles having a substantially uniform shape and a small particle size relative to typical materials used in alkaline cells. The superabsorbent material results in... Agent: Rovcal, Inc.

20110294006 - Electrode materials: A process for forming a surface-treatment layer on an electroactive material includes heating the electroactive material and exposing the electroactive material to a reducing gas to form a surface-treatment layer on the electroactive material, where the surface-treatment layer is a layer of partial reduction of the electroactive material.... Agent:

20110294005 - Power storage device, electrode, and electric device: An object is to improve characteristics of a power storage device by devising the shape of an active material layer. The characteristics of the power storage device can be improved by providing a power storage device including a first electrode, a second electrode, and an electrolyte provided between the first... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110294007 - Bipolar secondary battery and method for producing the same: A bipolar secondary battery has a battery element that includes first and second bipolar electrodes each having a collector disposed with a conductive resin layer containing a first resin as a base material and positive and negative electrode active material layers formed on opposite sides of the collector and a... Agent:

20110294008 - Lightweight, durable lead-acid batteries: A lightweight, durable lead-acid battery is disclosed. Alternative electrode materials and configurations are used to reduce weight, to increase material utilization and to extend service life. The electrode can include a current collector having a buffer layer in contact with the current collector and an electrochemically active material in contact... Agent:

20110294009 - Power storage device: An object is to provide a power storage device with high discharge capacity and high energy density. The power storage device includes a positive electrode in which a positive electrode active material is formed over a positive electrode current collector; and a negative electrode which faces the positive electrode with... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110294010 - Power storage device and manufacturing method thereof: It is an object to perform insertion and extraction of lithium ions effectively at a positive electrode of a power storage device so as to increase the reaction speed. Further, it is an object to increase the capacitance per unit volume of an active material of a positive electrode. A... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110294012 - Anode for lithium-ion rechargeable battery and lithium-ion rechargeable battery including same: It is an objective of the present invention to provide a lithium-ion rechargeable battery anode which can control the volume change of a primary particle of a negative-electrode active material other than a carbon-based material and that can prevent cracks due to stress caused by the volume change from occurring... Agent:

20110294011 - Energy storage device and manufacturing method thereof: An energy storage device is provided in which a discharge capacity can be high and/or in which degradation of an electrode due to repetitive charge and discharge can be reduced. An electrode of the energy storage device which includes a crystalline silicon layer serving as an active material layer is... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110294013 - Exfoliated carbon nanotubes, methods for production thereof and products obtained therefrom: In various embodiments, exfoliated carbon nanotubes are described in the present disclosure. The carbon nanotubes maintain their exfoliated state, even when not dispersed in a medium such as a polymer or a liquid solution. Methods for making the exfoliated carbon nanotubes include suspending carbon nanotubes in a solution containing a... Agent: Designed Nano Tubes, LLC

20110294014 - Negative electrode for secondary lithium battery, and secondary lithium battery: Disclosed is a negative electrode for a secondary lithium battery and a secondary lithium battery including the same, wherein the negative electrode includes a current collector and a negative active material layer formed on the current collector, and the negative active material layer includes an additive including a core including... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20110294015 - Method and apparatus for production of a thin-film battery: A method for production of a thin-film battery includes providing a mount structure, applying of a first unmasked flow of a first electrode material to the mount structure in order to form a first electrode layer, applying a second unmasked flow of a battery material in order to form a... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20110294016 - Polypropylene resin composition for use in formation of microporous membrane: (1) the intrinsic viscosity [η] is 1 dl/g or more and less than 7 dl/g; (2) the mesopentad fraction ranges from 94.0% to 99.5%; (3) the integral elution volume during heating to 100° C. is 10% or less; (4) the melting point ranges from 153° C. to 167° C.; and... Agent: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

20110294019 - Electrode stabilizing materials: An electrolyte includes a polar aprotic solvent; an alkali metal salt; and an electrode stabilizing compound that is a monomer, which when polymerized forms an electrically conductive polymer. The electrode stabilizing compound is a thiophene, a imidazole, a anilines, a benzene, a azulene, a carbazole, or a thiol. Electrochemical devices... Agent:

20110294018 - Redox shuttles for high voltage cathodes:

20110294017 - Redox shuttles for lithium ion batteries: where, R8, R9, R10, and R11 are each independently selected from H, F, Cl, Br, CN, NO2, alkyl, haloalkyl, and alkoxy groups; X and Y are each independently O, S, N, or P; and Z′ is a linkage between X and Y. Such compounds may be used as redox shuttles... Agent:

20110294020 - Negative active material for a lithium secondary battery, method for manufacturing same, and lithium secondary battery comprising same: This invention relates to a negative active material for a lithium secondary battery, a method of preparing the same and a lithium secondary battery including the same. This negative active material exhibits high capacity and superior cycle-life characteristics and is thus usefully employed in a lithium secondary battery which shows... Agent: Korea Basic Science Institute

20110294021 - Aqueous electrolyte battery and manufacturing method of aqueous electrolyte battery: An aqueous electrolyte battery is provided with a positive electrode, a negative electrolyte, an aqueous electrolyte, and a deposition portion that promotes deposition of discharge product and that is provided at a location that contacts the aqueous electrolyte and that is a location other than at a catalyst included in... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110294022 - Fuel cell system with burner: Fuel cell system with at least one burner that is arranged directly at a fuel cell, shaped at/on it, or in which a burner (7) is a separate element of a fuel cell system with more than one fuel cell (8) and this burner possesses the structure of a fuel... Agent:

20110294023 - Closed loop type fuel cell system with unreacted material removing function: Disclosed herein is a closed loop type fuel cell system having a removal function for an oxidant and a reductant, which are unreacted material, including a recirculating means recirculating oxidant and reductant discharged from the main fuel cell back into the main fuel cell; and a regenerating means for removing... Agent: Korea Institute Of Machinery & Materials

20110294024 - Device for providing a carrier gas containing a fuel, and fuel cell comprising such a device: The present invention relates to a humidification unit for providing a carrier gas containing a fuel for supplying a fuel cell. This comprises a humidification chamber, which is designed for the storage of a liquid containing fuel, an inlet leading into the humidification chamber feed a liquid containing fuel, a... Agent:

20110294025 - Surface-treated hydrocarbon-based polymer electrolyte membranes for direct oxidation fuel cells: A proton (H+)-conducting hydrocarbon (HC)-based polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) having first and second oppositely facing surfaces comprises a HC-based membrane with at least one perfluoropolymer incorporated on or within at least the first and second surfaces. A method for fabricating the PEM comprises surface treating a HC-based polymeric membrane sheet... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110294026 - Method and apparatus for controlling the operation of a fuel cell: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell, a controller, a resistance sensor, and a regulator. The fuel cell has a cathode plate, an anode plate, and an ion-exchange membrane interposed between the cathode plate and the anode plate. The controller is for controlling a gas flow rate to the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20110294027 - Fuel cell system and a method for controlling the fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes (1) a fuel containing unit having two containers containing a metal hydride, the two containers being disposed in thermal contact with each other, (2) a fuel cell disposed in thermal contact with one of the two containers, (3) a discharge regulating valve capable of switching... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110294028 - Fuel cell system comprising a heat exchanger: A fuel cell system including: a fuel cell stack including plural fuel cells sandwiched between two end plates; a fuel supply system supplying a stream of fuel gas to the fuel cell stack; an oxidizer supply system supplying a stream of oxidizer gas to the fuel cell stack; a closed... Agent: Belenos Clean Power Holding Ag

20110294029 - Hydrophilic coating for fuel cell bipolar plate and methods of making the same: One embodiment disclosed includes a product comprising: a fuel cell component comprising a substrate and a first coating overlying the substrate, the coating comprising a compound comprising at least one Si—O group, at least one polar group and at least one group including a saturated or unsaturated carbon chain.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20110294031 - Composite membrane and fuel cell: Membrane electrode assemblies are disposed in openings provided in a substrate, respectively. Each membrane electrode assembly includes an electrolyte membrane, an anode catalyst layer, and a cathode catalyst layer. The substrate has an insulating region that insulates a conducting region used to connect an adjacent membrane electrode assembly in series,... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110294030 - Polymer electrolyte fuel cell stack: When assembly is carried out by clamping a stacked product made up of a plurality of unit cell modules, paired end plates respectively disposed on both the sides thereof and the like by a plurality of fastening members, first coupling portions of one end portion of each of such plurality... Agent:

20110294032 - Water vapor transfer membrane attachment to gas diffusion separators: A water vapor transfer device for a fuel cell includes a pair of diffusion medium layers, a pair of edge strips, an array of elongate cords, and a pair of polymer membranes. One of the edge strips is disposed between the first edges of the diffusion medium layers. Another of... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110294033 - Unitized electrochemical cell sub-assembly and the method of making the same: Disclosed is a unitized electrochemical cell sub-assembly having a first separator plate and a second separator plate that each has a first surface. A recess is located in at least one of the first surfaces to define a chamber adjacent the periphery of the plates when the plates face each... Agent: E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20110294034 - Direct methanol fuel cell: According to one embodiment, a direct methanol fuel cell includes an anode to which an aqueous methanol solution is supplied as the fuel, a cathode to which oxidizing gas is supplied, an electrolyte membrane interposed between the anode and the cathode, a first separator disposed on the surface of the... Agent:

20110294035 - Method for preparing an enhanced proton exchange membrane and enhanced proton exchange membrane: A novel approach based on the increase of the intrinsic oxidative stability of uncrosslinked membranes is addressed. The co-grafting of styrene with methacrylonitrile (MAN), which possesses a protected α-position and strong dipolar pendant nitrile group, onto 25 μm ETFE base film is disclosed. Styrene/MAN co-grafted membranes were compared to styrene... Agent: Paul Scherrer Institut

20110294036 - Porous electrode substrate, method for producing the same, membrane electrode assembly, and polymer electrolyte fuel cell: Provided is a porous electrode substrate having high mechanical strength, good handling properties, high thickness precision, little undulation, and adequate gas permeability and conductivity. Also provided is a method for producing a porous electrode substrate at low costs. A porous electrode substrate is produced by joining short carbon fibers (A)... Agent: Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.

20110294037 - Electrode containing nanostructured thin catalytic layers and method of making: A method of making an electrode is provided. The method includes providing an electrocatalyst decal comprising a carrying substrate having a nanostructured thin catalytic layer thereon; providing a transfer substrate with an adjacent adhesive layer; adhering the nanostructured thin catalytic layer adjacent to the adhesive layer to form a composite... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20110294038 - Electrode catalyst for fuel cells, method of preparing the same, and fuel cell including electrode containing the electrode catalyst: Electrode catalysts for fuel cells including a non-platinum (Pt) metal catalyst material including at least two metals, a metal oxide cocatalyst material, and at least one carbon support, methods of preparing the same, and fuel cells including the electrolyte catalysts.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110294040 - Proton-conducting hybrid glass and method for manufacturing the same: Proton-conducting hybrid glass and a method for manufacturing the same. The proton-conducting hybrid glass has CsPWA created inside the pores of borosilicate glass. The proton-conducting hybrid glass can be used as an electrolyte for electrochemical devices, such as fuel cells and sensors. When the proton-conducting hybrid glass is used as... Agent: Kumoh National Institute Of Technology Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation

20110294039 - Solid oxide electrolyte, solid oxide fuel cell including the solid oxide electrolyte, and method of preparing the solid oxide electrolyte: o

20110294041 - Solid oxide fuel cell with special cell geometry: A solid oxide fuel cell, wherein one of the electrodes of the fuel cell or an electrically conductive carrier, on which this electrode is applied, is designed as stabilizing substrate (1), in which multiple tubular hollows with preferably round, oval and/or square cross sections and with at least one open... Agent:

20110294042 - Stainless steel for polymer fuel cell separator and method for preparing same: There are provided a ferrite stainless steel for a polymer fuel cell separator having excellent corrosion resistance and interfacial contact resistance under an operating environment of a polymer fuel cell, and a preparation method of the stainless steel. A stainless steel includes C: 0.02 wt % or less, N: 0.02... Agent:

20110294043 - Electrode for fuel cell and fuel cell employing the same: Electrodes for fuel cells including a quadrivalent metal element, a monovalent metal element or a divalent metal element, and phosphates, as well as fuel cells including the electrodes.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110294044 - Novel materials and their use for the electrocatalytic evolution or uptake of h2: Novel materials comprising a solid support, linker arms and metal-organic complexes, and their use for the electrocatalytic production and oxidation of H2. Such materials can be used for the production of electrodes in the field of electronics, and notably electrodes for fuel cells, electrolysers and photoelectrocatalytical (PEC) devices.... Agent:

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