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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process March listing by industry category 03/12

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03/29/2012 > 53 patent applications in 44 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120077061 - Nickel-metal hydride accumulator: A nickel-metal hydride accumulator for industrial applications has positive nickel hydroxide electrodes and, separated therefrom, negative metal hydride electrodes as well as an alkaline electrolyte surrounding the electrodes. An improved nickel-metal hydride accumulator that is in particular insensitive to influences of temperature has a thermal arrangement which increases the specific... Agent: Hoppecke Batterie Systeme Gmbh

20120077062 - Vent for electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell includes a housing having a first end and a vent located at the first end that is configured to deploy from the housing to allow the expulsion of gases from within the cell. The electrochemical cell also includes at least one projection extending outward from the first... Agent: Johnson Controls - Saft Advanced Power Solutions LLC

20120077063 - Electrical system: An electrical system, including an energy storage, in particular an electrochemical energy storage, has at least one cell having an anode, a cathode, and a fluid electrolyte, which allows a current flow from the anode to the cathode. The cell has at least two openings, the openings being connected by... Agent:

20120077064 - Positive electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, battery pack, and method for manufacturing positive electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery:

20120077065 - Lithium ion secondary battery: A lithium ion secondary battery includes a flat-shaped electrode wound body. Positive and negative terminals are connected respectively to the body and placed to partially protrude from a battery lid. Assuming that the body length in a winding axial direction is W, the body size in a direction perpendicular to... Agent:

20120077066 - Water based biological and photochemical batteries: The designs of prototype batteries are described based on some biological Fenton reactions and the photo-excitation of singlet oxygen. The biological battery consists of hydrogen peroxide (or an acid) and ferrous gluconate complexed with a second ligand. Salts such as sodium chloride or ammonium chloride are used as the electrolyte.... Agent:

20120077067 - Fe-v redox flow batteries: A redox flow battery having a supporting solution that includes Cl− anions is characterized by an anolyte having V2+ and V3+ in the supporting solution, a catholyte having Fe2+ and Fe3+ in the supporting solution, and a membrane separating the anolyte and the catholyte. The anolyte and catholyte can have... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20120077068 - Redox flow batteries having multiple electroactive elements: Introducing multiple redox reactions with a suitable voltage range can improve the energy density of redox flow battery (RFB) systems. One example includes RFB systems utilizing multiple redox pairs in the positive half cell, the negative half cell, or in both. Such RFB systems can have a negative electrolyte, a... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20120077069 - Composition for manufacturing contacts, and contacts and connector using same: A composition for making a contact contains predetermined amounts of cobalt and sulfur and has a predetermined average particle size. The composition for making the contact includes a nickel-cobalt alloy containing 20% by weight to 55% by weight of cobalt, and 0.002 part by weight to 0.02 part by weight... Agent: Omron Corporation

20120077070 - Composition and energy storage device: A cathode composition is provided. The cathode composition includes at least one electroactive metal, wherein the electroactive metal is at least one selected from the group consisting of titanium, vanadium, niobium, molybdenum, nickel, iron, cobalt, chromium, manganese, silver, antimony, cadmium, tin, lead and zinc; a first alkali metal halide; an... Agent: General Electric Company

20120077071 - Pouch-type secondary battery: A pouch-type secondary battery including: an electrode assembly comprising a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode plate and a separator; a negative electrode tab electrically connected to the negative electrode plate and having a first tab tape; and a positive electrode tab electrically connected to the positive electrode plate and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120077072 - Multi-layer microporous film: Embodiments of the invention relate to microporous membranes that include first and second layers. The first layer includes ≦20.0 wt. % polymethylpentene and the second layer includes a compatibilizer. The invention also relates to methods for making such membranes and the use of such membranes as battery separator film.... Agent: Toray Tonen Specialty Separator Godo Kaisha

20120077073 - Multi-layer microporous film: The invention relates to microporous membranes having at least two layers, a first layer comprising polymethylpentene and a second layer which comprises a polymer and has a composition that is not substantially the same as that of the first layer. The invention also relates to methods for making such membranes... Agent: Toray Tonen Specialty Separator Godo Kaisha

20120077074 - Active material, method of producing the same, nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack: In the above equation, S1 is the peak area of a peak existing in a wavelength range from 1430 cm−1 to 1460 cm−1, S2 is the peak area of a peak existing in a wavelength range from 1470 cm−1 to 1500 cm−1, and S3 is the peak area of a... Agent:

20120077075 - Stack type battery: A stack type battery has a stacked electrode assembly (10) in which a plurality of positive electrode plates (1) and a plurality of negative electrode plates (2) are alternately stacked one another across separators. Each one of pairs of the separators adjacent to each other in a stacking direction has... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120077077 - Battery assembly and method of manufacturing the same: Provided is a battery assembly that is lightweight while ensuring sufficient bonding strength that is required between frames, as well as a method of manufacturing the same. The battery assembly includes a plurality of cell units that are integrated together, each of the plurality of cell units including: a cell... Agent:

20120077076 - Heteroaromatic-based electrolytes for lithium and lithium-ion batteries: The present invention provides an electrolyte for lithium and/or lithium-ion batteries comprising a lithium salt in a liquid carrier comprising heteroaromatic compound including a five-membered or six-membered heteroaromatic ring moiety comprising carbon atoms and at least one heteroatom forming a neutral aromatic ring, the at least one heteroatom being selected... Agent: Uchicago Argonne, LLC

20120077078 - All-solid-state lithium secondary battery: To attain the above-mentioned object, the present invention provides an all-solid-state lithium secondary battery using a sulfide-based solid electrolyte material, characterized in that the battery has a metal salt M-X comprising a metal element “M” and an anionic part “X” in a battery case thereof, and further characterized in that... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120077079 - Redox flow batteries based on supporting solutions containing chloride: Redox flow battery systems having a supporting solution that contains Cl− ions can exhibit improved performance and characteristics. Furthermore, a supporting solution having mixed SO42− and Cl− ions can provide increased energy density and improved stability and solubility of one or more of the ionic species in the catholyte and/or... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20120077080 - Lithium super-battery with a chemically functionalized disordered carbon cathode: An electrochemical energy storage device, lithium super-battery, comprising a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a porous separator disposed between the two electrodes, and a lithium-containing electrolyte in physical contact with the two electrodes, wherein the positive electrode comprises a disordered carbon material having a functional group that reversibly reacts with... Agent:

20120077081 - Electrode comprising a modified complex oxide as active substance: An electrode includes an electrically conducting support carrying an electrode material, which has an active substance consisting of particles of a complex oxide which at their surface carry organic phosphorous groups fixed by covalent bonding. The complex oxide may be LiV3O8, LiMn2O4, LiCoO2, LiMPO4 with M=Fe, Mn or Co, Li2MSiO4... Agent:

20120077082 - Lithium battery electrodes with ultra-thin alumina coatings: Electrodes for lithium batteries are coated via an atomic layer deposition process. The coatings can be applied to the assembled electrodes, or in some cases to particles of electrode material prior to assembling the particles into an electrode. The coatings can be as thin as 2 Ångstroms thick. The coating... Agent:

20120077083 - Electrode mix, electrode mix paste, electrode, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: An electrode mixture containing a particulate electrode active material, an electrically conductive material and a binder, wherein the electrode active material comprises a particulate core material and a coating material adhering in the form of particles or a layer to the surface of the core material, the core material is... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20120077084 - Lithium battery with charging redox couple: In accordance with one embodiment, an electrochemical cell includes a negative electrode including a form of lithium, a positive electrode spaced apart from the negative electrode and including an electron conducting matrix, a separator positioned between the negative electrode and the positive electrode, an electrolyte including a salt, and a... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20120077085 - Positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte batteryand non-aqueous electrolyte battery:

20120077086 - Surface agent having discharge function and battery using the same: The surface agent contains a grounding layer, two nucleic acid molecular layers, a partitioning grid layer, a silver circuit layer, and two insulating layers. The grounding layer is made of carbon and metallic materials such as aluminum, copper, and is connected to the negative electrode of a rechargeable battery The... Agent:

20120077087 - Negative-electrode active material for rechargeable lithium battery: The present invention relates to negative-electrode active material for rechargeable lithium battery comprising: a core comprising material capable of doping and dedoping lithium; and, a carbon layer formed on the surface of the core, wherein the carbon layer has a three dimensional porous structure comprising nanopores regularly ordered on the... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120077088 - Method for manufacturing positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, positive electrode active material, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery by using the same: A method for manufacturing a positive electrode active material for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery including the steps of mixing a lithium source and a tetravalent manganese source and reacting the lithium source and the manganese source at a temperature lower than 600° C. while tetravalent manganese is reduced, so... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120077089 - Positive electrode active material for lithium primary cell: The present invention provides a positive electrode active material for a lithium primary cell. The positive electrode active material can reduce the internal resistance of the positive electrode of a lithium primary cell and can maintain the load characteristics and the discharge voltage not only at high temperatures but also... Agent: Daikin Industries, Ltd.

20120077090 - Positive electrode active material for lithium primary cell: The present invention provides a positive electrode active material for a lithium primary cell. The positive electrode active material can reduce the internal resistance of the positive electrode of a lithium primary cell and can maintain the load characteristics and the discharge voltage not only at high temperatures but also... Agent: Daikin Industries, Ltd.

20120077091 - Electrolyte including amide compound and electrochemical device including the same: Disclosed is an electrolyte. The electrolyte includes an amide compound and an ionizable lithium salt. The amide compound has a specific structure in which an amine group is substituted with at least one alkoxyalkyl group and at least one halogen atom is present. The electrolyte has good thermal and chemical... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120077092 - Electrolyte membrane for lithium battery, lithium battery using the electrolyte membrane, and method of preparing the electrolyte membrane: An electrolyte membrane for a lithium battery, the electrolyte membrane including: a matrix including a polymerization product of a (meth)acrylate monomer composition; and a porous metal-organic framework dispersed in the matrix, wherein the metal-organic framework includes a crystalline compound including a metal ion or metal ion cluster which is chemically... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120077093 - Lithium-ion secondary battery, vehicle, electronic device and manufacturing method of lithium-ion secondary battery: A negative-electrode active material layer 12 contains Li4Ti5O12 as a negative-electrode active material, and a positive-electrode active material layer 14 contains LiCoO2 as a positive-electrode active material. A solid electrolyte layer 13 contains polyethylene oxide and polystyrene as an electrolyte material. Gradients of surfaces of stripe-shaped pattern elements 121 forming... Agent:

20120077094 - Air cathode tubes for rechargeable metal air batteries: Implementations and techniques for employing cathode tubes in metal air battery devices or systems are generally disclosed.... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

20120077095 - Electrochemical energy storage systems and methods: A three-dimensional electrode array for use in electrochemical cells, fuel cells, capacitors, supercapacitors, flow batteries, metal-air batteries and semi-solid batteries.... Agent:

20120077097 - Fuel cell system and operation method therefor: A fuel cell system of the present invention includes: a fuel cell apparatus; an exhaust gas passage through which an exhaust gas from the fuel cell apparatus is discharged; and a water tank configured to store water present within the exhaust gas. The water tank includes a first reservoir, a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120077096 - Fuel cell system and processes: A fuel cell system comprises an oxygen removing device having an inlet fluidly connected to at least one of the reactant gas source and an outlet of the cathode gas flow field, and an outlet fluidly connected to each of an anode control valve and a cathode control valve. Various... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120077098 - Fuel cells with a non-parallel gas flow channel configuration and methods thereof: A fuel cell apparatus including a fuel cell comprising a membrane electrode assembly between an anode and a cathode, a first set of channels between the anode and the assembly, and a second set of channels between the cathode and the assembly. The first set of channels is spaced from... Agent: Rochester Institute Of Technology

20120077100 - Electrochemical cells utilizing taylor vortex flows: Electrochemical cells (10), such as fuel cells (12) and fuel reformers (14), with rotating elements or electrodes (34, 24) that generate Taylor Vortex Flows (28, 50) and Circular Couette Flows (58) in fluids such as electrolytes and fuels are disclosed.... Agent: Global Energy Science, LLC (california)

20120077099 - Solid oxide fuel cell with multiple fuel streams: Disclosed herein is a solid oxide fuel cell including an electrochemical cell, a first fuel reformer, and a first feed tube. The electrochemical cell includes an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte. The anode at least partially defines an anode chamber. The anode is configured to convert a reformed fuel... Agent: Adaptive Materials, Inc.

20120077101 - Fuel cell system: wherein the fuel cell is filled with the raw material gas before the fuel gas is fed, and wherein the controller section (101) performs a control operation such that the feed rate of air supplied from the air feeder section (2b) to the combustor section (2a) increases when the fuel... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120077102 - Method of shutting down fuel cell system: A method of shutting down a fuel cell system includes a first step of supplying hydrogen gas and air to a fuel cell stack to thereby cause the fuel cell stack to generate electricity, and a second step of stopping supply of the hydrogen gas, and then supplying air to... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120077103 - Fuel cell, method for operating full cell and fuel cell system: In a fuel cell stack, gas channels and heat medium channels are disposed on one surface and the other surface of one plate, respectively. Gas channels are disposed on the other plate such that they face the gas channels in the one plate. A gas inlet header is disposed at... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120077104 - Fluid compressor and fuel cell vehicle: An air compressor as a fluid compressor includes: a suction port and a delivery port provided at upper and lower portions, respectively, of a pump chamber; a suction passage in communication with the inside of the pump chamber via the suction port; a delivery passage in communication with the inside... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120077106 - Apparatus and method for generating virtual sound source for monitoring the operating state of a fuel cell stack: The present invention provides an apparatus and method for generating a virtual sound source for monitoring the operating state of a fuel cell stack, which monitors in real time the deviation and deterioration of a plurality of cells in a fuel cell stack during operation, and expresses the results as... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120077105 - Fuel cell stack with improved temperature uniformity: The present invention provides a fuel cell stack which can reduce variation in temperature distribution of whole cells by a simple change in the structure of a coolant inlet manifold and a coolant outlet manifold in the fuel cell stack without the use of a conventional insulator, which increases the... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120077107 - Composite separator for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell and method for manufacturing the same: The present invention provides a composite separator for a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) and a method for manufacturing the same. The inventive method involves allowing graphite foil layers to be brought into direct contact with each other when graphite foils are stacked on both sides of a carbon... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120077108 - Fuel cell stack structure: A fuel cell stack structure comprises a first end plate, a second end plate, a plurality of fuel cells stacked between the first end plate and the second end plate, a distributor positioned near the first end plate for distributing at least one fluid toward the stacked fuel cells, a... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120077109 - Ceramic porous substrate, reinforced composite electrolyte membrane using the same and membrane-electrode assembly having the same: The present invention relates to a ceramic porous substrate, a reinforced composite electrolyte membrane using the same, and a membrane-electrode assembly having the same. The ceramic porous substrate comprises: a porous polymer base; and void structures formed on the surface of the porous polymer base by linking the space of... Agent: Korea Research Institute Of Chemical Technology

20120077110 - Fuel cell separator with gasket and method for manufacturing the same: The present invention provides a fuel cell separator with a gasket and a method for manufacturing the same, which can prevent corrosion of the separator and improve corrosion resistance of the separator. In particular, the present invention provides a fuel cell separator with a gasket and a method for manufacturing... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120077111 - Fuel cell separator: Provided is a fuel cell separator that has excellent resistance to heat and hot water and has a glass transition temperature between 140° C. and 165° C. Said fuel cell separator is formed by curing a composition containing a graphite material and a binder component resin. The binder component resin... Agent: Nisshinbo Chemical Inc.

20120077112 - Fuel tank, hydrogen remaining level detection system, and fuel cell system: A fuel tank comprises: multiple pellets each formed of a hydrogen storage metal which is capable of storing hydrogen to be supplied to fuel cells; a support mechanism configured to support the multiple pellets such that they are layered mutually closest to one another while still permitting the volume of... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120077113 - Microporous polyethylene film with thermally stable hybrid-composite layers: Provided is a microporous organic/ inorganic composite coated layer comprising a heat resistant resin and inorganic particles, formed on at least one side of microporous polyethylene. The microporous polyethylene composite film is characterized by sufficient permeability and heat resistance at the same time, of which the permeability (Gurley) of overall... Agent: Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.

  
03/22/2012 > 71 patent applications in 45 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120070696 - Methods and systems for enhanced oxidative and reductive remediation: Enhanced contaminant degradation systems via rapid transfer of electrons in an environment or matrix through bioelectrochemical electron transfer circuitry, electron transfer conduit and conductive materials. Specialized circuitry may be used with respect to the anode, cathode, and transmission line design including floating cathodes, anchored anodes, and the like.... Agent: Advanced Environmental Technologies, LLC

20120070698 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a bare cell sealed by a cap plate, a circuit board disposed on the cap plate, a cover coupled to the cap plate, and a size control unit formed between the upper cover and the circuit board.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120070702 - Battery pack: A battery pack including: a bare cell; a holder disposed at an end of the bare cell, having a connection groove on a side surface thereof; a protection circuit board seated in the holder; and an outer case disposed upon a side of the bare cell, having a connection protrusion... Agent:

20120070699 - Circuit-substrate supporting device and a battery unit with the same: A circuit substrate, a plurality of supporting members that are arranged at intervals in a longitudinal direction of the circuit substrate and support both longitudinal ends of the circuit substrate, and a housing onto which the supporting members are fixed are included.... Agent: Fdk Twicell Co., Ltd.

20120070700 - Element for regulating the internal gas pressure in lithium-ion cells: A lithium-ion cell, including a housing, a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator situated between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, which is distinguished by an element for regulating the internal gas pressure, which does not permit discharge of gas from the lithium-ion cell.... Agent:

20120070701 - Method for securing the operation of an electric battery: The invention relates to a method for securing the operation of an electric battery comprising a plurality of electrical energy-generating elements which are mounted within an electricity production circuit, said method providing for monitoring the occurrence of a malfunction of each of said elements and, in case a malfunction of... Agent: Dow Kokam France Sas

20120070697 - Prismatic secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a positive electrode tab and a negative electrode tab, a can housing the electrode assembly, a cap assembly sealing a top opening of the can, and a protective circuit module in a space between the cap assembly and the electrode assembly.... Agent:

20120070703 - Battery module: The invention relates to a battery module, in particular for a motor vehicle. The battery module has a housing, at least one battery disposed in the housing, and at least one device for dissipating gases or vapors from the at least one battery. According to the invention, the at least... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20120070704 - Lithium rechargeable battery: A lithium rechargeable battery includes an insulation case positioned on top of an electrode assembly where the insulation case has least one hole to improve the stability of the battery by evacuating gas that may be generated by the electrode assembly.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120070706 - Exhaust system for battery in vehicle: A vehicle generally includes a motor that drives wheels of the vehicle, a high voltage battery that supplies electric power to the motor, and an exhaust system that exhausts a gas generated by the high voltage battery from the vehicle. The exhaust system for a battery includes an exhaust fan... Agent: Suzuki Motor Corporation

20120070705 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode; a case containing the electrode assembly; a cap plate covering an opening of the case; and an external short circuit assembly on the cap plate... Agent:

20120070708 - Cathode active material, cathode and nonaqueous secondary battery: where: an average valence of Fe is +2 or more; M is an element having a valence of +2 or more and is at least one type of element selected from the group consisting of Zr, Sn, Y, and Al; the valence of M is different from the average valence... Agent:

20120070707 - Cylindrical secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly formed by winding two different electrodes and a separator interposed therebetween, a can housing the electrode assembly, a cap assembly at a upper opening of the can; and a gasket interposed between the cap assembly and the can. The gasket has a relaxed... Agent:

20120070709 - Lithium secondary battery: The lithium secondary battery obtained by the present invention is a lithium secondary battery provided with a nonaqueous electrolyte and electrode body 80 having a positive electrode and a negative electrode, wherein a positive electrode 10 has a structure having a positive electrode active material layer 14 which contains a... Agent:

20120070710 - Sealing frames for use in a battery: The invention concerns a sealing frame (10) for use in a battery, including a primary body (11), wherein the primary body (11) surrounds an opening (12), at least one circumferential compressible elastic seal (17), which surrounds the opening (12), wherein a trigger area (21) is provided on one edge of... Agent: Carl Freudenberg Kg

20120070711 - Battery pack with cooling passage: A battery pack includes battery modules each having a battery cell and a battery case housing the battery cell therein. The battery modules are stacked in a stacking direction so that a cooling passage for allowing a cooling medium to flow is defined between opposed surfaces of adjacent battery cases.... Agent: Denso Corporation

20120070712 - Batteries utilizing anode coatings directly on nanoporous separators: Provided is a separator/anode assembly for use in an electric current producing cell, wherein the assembly comprises an anode current collector layer interposed between a first anode layer and a second anode layer and a porous separator layer on the side of the first anode layer opposite to the anode... Agent: Optodot Corporation

20120070713 - Separators, batteries, systems, and methods for idle start stop vehicles: In accordance with at least selected embodiments or aspects, the present invention is directed to improved, unique, and/or high performance ISS lead acid battery separators, such as improved ISS flooded lead acid battery separators, ISS batteries including such separators, methods of production, and/or methods of use. The preferred ISS separator... Agent:

20120070714 - Batteries, separators, components, and compositions with heavy metal removal capability and related methods: In accordance with at least certain embodiments of the present invention, a novel concept of utilizing PIMS minerals as a filler component within a microporous lead-acid battery separator is provided. In accordance with more particular embodiments or examples, the PIMS mineral (preferably fish meal, a bio-mineral) is provided as at... Agent:

20120070715 - Bipolar secondary battery: A bipolar secondary battery includes a power generating element in which a bipolar electrode and an electrolyte layer are stacked. The bipolar electrode includes a positive-electrode active material layer formed on one surface of a current collector and a negative-electrode active material layer formed on the opposing surface of the... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120070718 - Battery module: A battery module (1A) is provided with a battery cell and a case (C). The case (C) houses the battery cell (23). The case (C) includes a first main face, a second main face, a first battery module coupling structure (13A) and a first elastically deforming structure (15A). The first... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120070716 - Battery pack and electrically powered vehicle provided with same: Provided is a battery pack that ensures sufficient sealing performance between a tray and a cover by arranging a necessary sealing member between a lower flange portion of the tray and an upper flange portion of the cover that are held in abutment with each other. The tray and the... Agent: Lithium Energy Japan

20120070717 - Negative electrode material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, method for manufacturing negative electrode material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and battery pack: According to one embodiment, a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode which inserts and extracts lithium, a negative electrode containing a negative electrode material including a porous conductive particle and an active material formed on the surface and/or within the pores of the porous conductive particle and composed... Agent:

20120070719 - Negative electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte battery, method of producing the same, nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack: According to one embodiment, a negative electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a titanium oxide compound having a crystal structure of monoclinic titanium dioxide. When a monoclinic titanium dioxide is used as the active material, the effective capacity is significantly lower than the theoretical capacity though the theoretical... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120070720 - Battery and ultrasonic bonding method for battery: The present invention provides a battery including a container, an electrode group including a positive electrode and a negative electrode, multiple current collecting tabs being extended from any one of the positive electrode and the negative electrode of the electrode group, and overlapped with one another; a lead bonded to... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120070721 - Lithium ion battery: The present disclosure discloses a lithium ion battery comprising a battery shell, a cover assembly, an electrode assembly, a first current collecting plate and a second current collecting plate. The electrode assembly comprises a positive plate, a negative plate and a separator provided therebetween which are coiled together. The electrode... Agent:

20120070723 - Sealed secondary battery and manufacturing apparatus and manufacturing method therefor: According to one embodiment, a manufacturing apparatus for a sealed secondary battery includes a chamber, pressure reduction unit, sealer transfer unit, and welding unit. The chamber accommodates therein a battery container injected with an electrolyte through an injection hole and is hermetically closed. The pressure reduction unit reduces pressure inside... Agent:

20120070722 - Sealed secondary battery and manufacturing method therefor: According to one embodiment, a sealed secondary battery is provided with a container body having an opening and accommodating an electrode assembly and an electrolyte, a sealing plate which seals the opening of the container body, the sealing plate having an injection hole which is formed penetrating the sealing. plate... Agent:

20120070724 - Buffer structure for a lead accumulator container: A buffering structure for a lead accumulator container comprises an accumulator container including plural holding grooves for accommodation of electrode pads. The holding grooves are spaced by partition walls. Between the holding grooves are provided plural buffer spaces including support members to separate the holding grooves, improving the diffusion of... Agent:

20120070728 - Compositions and delivery systems with leachable metal ions: The disclosure describes compositions and methods for producing a change in the voltage at which hydrogen gas is produced in a lead acid battery. The compositions and methods relate to producing a concentration of one or more metal ions in the lead acid battery electrolyte.... Agent: Hollingsworth & Vose Company

20120070726 - Electrode material, a battery electrode, method of producing them, nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack: e

20120070729 - Glass compositions with high levels of bismuth oxide: The application describes glass compositions that includes more than 30 percent by weight of bismuth compounds, in particular bismuth oxide. Additionally, components, specifically battery separators, made from the glass compositions with high levels of bismuth are described.... Agent: Hollingsworth & Vose Company

20120070727 - Glass compositions with leachable metal oxides and ions: The disclosure describes compositions and methods for producing a change in the voltage at which hydrogen gas is produced in a lead acid battery. The compositions and methods relate to producing a concentration of one or more metal ions in the lead acid battery electrolyte. The compositions include glass based... Agent: Hollingsworth & Vose Company

20120070725 - Metal halide coatings on lithium ion battery positive electrode materials and corresponding batteries: Lithium ion battery positive electrode material are described that comprise an active composition comprising lithium metal oxide coated with an inorganic coating composition wherein the coating composition comprises a metal chloride, metal bromide, metal iodide, or combinations thereof. Desirable performance is observed for these coated materials. In particular, the non-fluoride... Agent:

20120070731 - Non-aqueous liquid electrolyte and non-aqueous liquid electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous liquid electrolyte suitable for use in a non-aqueous liquid electrolyte secondary battery comprising a negative electrode and a positive electrode, capable of intercalating and deintercalating lithium ions, and the non-aqueous liquid electrolyte, the negative electrode containing a negative-electrode active material having at least one kind of atom selected... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20120070730 - Nonaqueous electrolyte and nonaqueous electrolyte battery: wherein R1 is a hydrogen group, an alkyl group, an aryl group, an alkoxy group, an ester group, or an acyl group, R2 to R4 are each independently an acyl group, a halogenated acyl group, an alkyl group, an aryl group, or a halogenated alkyl group, where at least one... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120070733 - Carbon material for lithium ion secondary battery: e

20120070734 - Lithium secondary battery and anode therefor: The present invention provides an anode of a lithium secondary battery comprising a current collector layer and an active material layer laminated on the current collector layer, wherein the current collector layer has a laminar structure without an opening, the active material layer has a network structure with an opening,... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20120070735 - Method for producing porous metal body, porous aluminum body, battery electrode material including porous metal body or porous aluminum body, and electrode material for electrical double layer capacitor: A porous metal body containing continuous pores and having a low oxygen content is provided by decomposing a porous resin body that contains continuous pores and has a layer of a metal thereon by heating the porous resin body at a temperature equal to or less than the melting point... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120070732 - Negative active material for secondary battery, and electrode and secondary battery including the same: A negative active material for a secondary battery includes a core carbon material, and a carbide layer formed on at least a portion of an edge of the core carbon material, and has a specific surface area ratio of 1.6 or less and a sphericity ratio of 0.6 or more... Agent:

20120070736 - Negative electrode for lithium ion secondary battery and battery using same: There is provided a negative electrode for a lithium-ion secondary battery, including a conductive substrate, a negative electrode active material layer containing a negative electrode active material capable of absorbing and desorbing lithium ions and a conductive member having a lower elastic modulus than that of the conductive substrate, wherein... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120070737 - Binder composition for rechargeable lithium battery, and electrode and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: Disclosed are a binder composition for a rechargeable lithium battery including a cross-linked compound of polyacrylic acid substituted with an alkali cation and polyvinyl alcohol and an electrode and rechargeable lithium battery including the same. The cross-linked compound of polyacrylic acid and polyvinyl alcohol is obtained by heating polyacrylic acid... Agent: Samsung Sdi., Ltd.

20120070739 - Galvanic element having a mercury-free negative electrode: A galvanic element includes a mercury-free negative electrode which consists essentially of a metal or a metal alloy and a nonmetallic conductive agent. A method for producing a galvanic element includes a mercury-free negative electrode produced from a powder of metal or metal alloy particles, surfaces of which are at... Agent: Varta Microbattery Gmbh

20120070738 - Needle-like microstructure and device having needle-like microstructure: A needle-like structure of silicon is provided. A crystalline silicon region is formed over a metal substrate by an LPCVD method, whereby whisker-like crystalline silicon which is a polycrystalline body and grows in the <110> direction or the <211> direction with {111} the plane as a twin boundary can be... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120070740 - Negative electrode for lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion secondary battery: Disclosed is a negative electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery, the negative electrode including a negative electrode current collector with protrusions formed on a surface thereon, and columnar bodies being carried on the protrusions and comprising an alloy active material capable of absorbing and releasing lithium ions. The columnar... Agent:

20120070741 - High capacity battery electrode structures: Provided are battery electrode structures that maintain high mass loadings (i.e., large amounts per unit area) of high capacity active materials in the electrodes without deteriorating their cycling performance. These mass loading levels correspond to capacities per electrode unit area that are suitable for commercial electrodes even though the active... Agent: Amprius, Inc.

20120070742 - Lithium secondary battery with high energy density: The present invention relates to electrodes for a lithium secondary battery with a high energy density and a secondary battery with a high energy density using the same. A negative electrode includes a material which can be alloyed with lithium alloy. A positive electrode is made of a transition metal... Agent:

20120070743 - Positive active material, method of preparing the same, and lithium battery including the positive active material: e

20120070744 - Lithium titanate, process for production of same, and electrode active material and electricity storage device each comprising same: Disclosed is lithium titanate having excellent rate properties and useful for electricity storage devices, which is produced by preparing lithium titanate secondary particles that are aggregates of lithium titanate primary particles and forming at least macro-pores on the surfaces of the secondary particles. The lithium titanate can be produced by... Agent:

20120070745 - Negative active material for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: s

20120070746 - Low electrolyte electrochemical cells: Electrochemical cells including components and configurations for electrochemical cells, such as rechargeable lithium batteries, are provided. The electrochemical cells described herein may include a combination of components arranged in certain configurations that work together to increase performance of the electrochemical cell. In some embodiments, such combinations of components and configurations... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20120070747 - Lead acid battery separators, batteries and related methods: In accordance with at least selected embodiments or aspects, the present invention is directed to improved, unique, and/or complex performance lead acid battery separators, such as improved flooded lead acid battery separators, batteries including such separators, methods of production, and/or methods of use. The preferred battery separator of the present... Agent:

20120070748 - Microporous membranes, methods for making these membranes, and the use of these membranes as battery separator films: The invention relates to microporous membranes having high meltdown temperature, high air permeability, and high puncture strength. The invention also relates to the production of such membranes and the use of such membranes as battery separator film.... Agent: Toray Tonen Specialty Separator Godo Kaisha

20120070749 - Process for the preparation of 4-fluoro-4-r-5-r'-1,3-dioxolane-2-ones: The present invention concerns 4-fluoro-4-R-5-R′-1,3-dioxolane-2-ones, wherein R is an alkyl group and R′ is H or a C1 to C3 alkyl group, their manufacture, solvent mixtures for lithium ion batteries containing them and conductive salt solutions for lithium ion batteries, e.g. solutions containing LiPF6.... Agent: Solvay Fluor Gmbh

20120070750 - Electrolyte for a battery: An electrolyte for an electrochemical cell and an electrochemical cell comprising such an electrolyte. The electrolyte comprises at least one conductive salt comprising lithium ions, at least one solvent and at least one wetting agent. The electrochemical cell comprises at least one anode, at least one cathode and at least... Agent:

20120070751 - Closed loop type fuel cell system: A closed loop type fuel cell system is provided including a recirculating unit that recirculates hydrogen and oxygen discharged from a main fuel cell into the main fuel cell and a reproducing unit that removes water produced in operation of the main fuel cell and impurities contained in the circulated... Agent: Korea Institute Of Machinery & Materials

20120070752 - Method for forming channels on diffusion media for a membrane humidifier: A membrane humidifier assembly for a membrane humidifier for a fuel cell system and a method for making the same is disclosed, the method comprising the steps of providing a material for forming a diffusion medium; forming a plurality of channels in the material with one of a channel-forming roller,... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120070753 - Fuel cell system and control system for same: A fuel cell system including: a fuel cell; a fuel processor including a reformer and a selective oxidizer configured to cause a reaction between carbon monoxide contained in a reformed gas and oxygen in air, an air blower configured to send air for use in power generation to a cathode... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120070754 - Fuel cell with rapid pressure balancing: A fuel cell provides for rapid pressure equalization across the proton exchange membrane by means of an expansion chamber on one side of the proton exchange membrane, the expansion chamber communicating with the gas on the other side of the membrane. Changes in size of the expansion chamber adjust pressure... Agent:

20120070755 - Fuel cell power generation system: A fuel cell power generation system including: a measurement section configured to measure an accumulated energized period; a calendar section configured to specify a time and a date; a memory having stored therein a matrix in which time-of-year segments which are defined by dividing a one-year period are arranged in... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120070756 - Fuel cell system and method of controlling fuel cell system: A fuel cell system is equipped with a fuel cell, a DC/DC converter that is electrically connected to the fuel cell, and a control unit that controls the supply of a fuel gas and an oxidizing gas to the fuel cell and issues a voltage command to and drives the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120070757 - Fuel cell vehicle: The pressure-adjusting valve provided in the cathode outlet of a fuel cell stack constituting a fuel cell system has a function of adjusting the oxidizing gas pressure in the fuel cell stack according to the adjustment of the valve opening degree. When the exhaust pipe is flooded with water, the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120070758 - Fuel gas supply device of fuel cell system: A fuel gas supply device for supplying fuel gas to a fuel cell stack includes a control valve provided in a fuel gas path connecting a fuel tank and the fuel cell stack, an upstream-side pressure sensor and a downstream-side pressure sensor for detecting an upstream-side pressure and a downstream-side... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120070759 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack includes a plurality of fuel cell modules. Each of the fuel cell modules has a first membrane electrode assembly and a second membrane electrode assembly respectively having an electrolyte membrane and being arranged, such that respective first electrodes are opposed to each other. The fuel cell... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120070760 - Local hydrophilic gas diffusion layer and fuel cell stack comprising the same: The present invention provides a local hydrophilic gas diffusion layer configured to enhance the water removal performance of a fuel cell For this purpose, the present invention provides a gas diffusion layer in which a region under each of a pair of lands, which receives a clamping pressure of the... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120070761 - Tapered anode header insert for startup hydrogen distribution: A fluid distribution insert adapted to be received within an inlet header of a fuel cell assembly is disclosed. The fluid distribution insert includes a wedge section having a first end and a second end. The wedge section forms a fluid flow path between a surface forming the inlet header... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120070762 - Stack for a solid oxide fuel cell using a flat tubular structure: The preset invention relates to a solid oxide fuel cell stack capable of producing electricity, in which unit cell modules are connected in series and in parallel, and to a manufacturing method thereof. The solid oxide fuel cell stack is manufactured by: making a unit cell module comprising at least... Agent:

20120070763 - Catalyst, production process therefor and use thereof: The invention provides catalysts that are not corroded in acidic electrolytes or at high potential and have excellent durability and high oxygen reducing ability, and processes for producing the catalysts and uses of the catalysts. The catalyst of the invention includes a metal oxycarbonitride that contains at least one metal... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20120070764 - Non-precious metal catalysts: Catalyst comprising graphitic carbon and methods of making thereof; said graphitic carbon comprising a metal species, a nitrogen-containing species and a sulfur containing species. A catalyst for oxygen reduction reaction for an alkaline fuel cell was prepared by heating a mixture of cyanamide, carbon black, and a salt selected from... Agent: Los Alamos National Security, LLC

20120070765 - Polybenzoxazine-based compound, electrolyte membrane including the same, and fuel cell employing the electrolyte membrane: A method of preparing an electrolyte membrane comprising a crosslinked object of a polybenzoxazine-based compound formed of a polymerized resultant product of a first monofunctional benzoxazine-based monomer or a second benzoxazine-based monomer multifunctional benzoxazine-based monomer with a crosslinkable compound.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120070766 - Laminar flow fuel cell incorporating concentrated liquid oxidant: Electrochemical cell system. The system includes a low Reynolds number microfluidic channel including spaced apart anode and cathode forming sides thereof. A fuel channel introduces a liquid fuel into the microfluidic channel for laminar flow along the anode and an oxidant channel introduces a concentrated liquid oxidant into the microfluidic... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

  
03/15/2012 > 62 patent applications in 47 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120064376 - Battery pack: A pouch-type battery pack that includes a bare cell, a protection circuit module and a top case. The bare cell has a plurality of electrode leads extending to the exterior of the bare cell. The protection circuit module is provided with electrode terminals that come in contact with the electrode... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120064377 - Battery pack: A battery pack is described. In one aspect it can securely connect a connecting tab extending from a protective circuit board and a sensing tab drawn out from a sensing terminal of each battery cell using a connection hook extending from a case. According to some embodiments, the battery pack... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120064378 - Smart protection for a battery pack: A circuit and method are disclosed for providing smart protection to a battery pack against abnormal operation with an electrical switch. The battery cell of the battery pack is monitored to control the electrical switch. If abnormal operation occurs, the electrical switch will turn off to disconnect the battery cell.... Agent: Richpower Microelectronics Corporation

20120064379 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of cells and a plurality of holders. The plurality of cells are parallelly arranged in a row at intervals. The plurality of cells have explosion-proof valves which are provided therein and which are capable of opening upon an increase in an inner pressure in... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120064380 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly; a case having an opening and containing the electrode assembly; a cap plate sealing the opening of the case; an electrode terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly and protruding outside the case; and an insulating member between the electrode assembly and the... Agent:

20120064381 - Film-covered electric device and method of manufacturing same: Battery element 2 is sandwiched between and surrounded by casing films 4, 5 each having a thermo-fusing resin layer, and is sealed by thermally fused region 6 formed by thermally fusing around the overall periphery. Cross-link structure portion 13 is formed in part of thermally fused region 6 by cross-linking... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120064382 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery using the same: An electrode assembly includes a first electrode member; a second electrode member; a plurality of first guide portions, wherein at least one of the first guide portions is on the first electrode member; a plurality of second guide portions, wherein at least one of the second guide portions is on... Agent:

20120064383 - Battery unit: A battery unit includes a battery cell that charges and discharges electric power; and a bracket that has an outer peripheral wall portion surrounding an outer peripheral side of the battery cell, and a support body which is provided inside the outer peripheral wall portion and supports the battery cell,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120064384 - Electronic device with battery latching assembly: An electronic device includes a battery, a main body, and at least one latching assembly. At least one sidewall of the battery defines a positioning hole. The main body defines a battery compartment to receive the battery. The battery compartment includes an opening and at least one first sidewall adjacent... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120064385 - Secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof: A secondary battery which can maintain alignment between a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate and can improve the cell stability and life characteristic of the battery, and a manufacturing method thereof. A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode plate; a second electrode plate;... Agent:

20120064386 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of rectangular cells, holders, first and second end plates and joining members. The joining members join the first and second end plates to fasten the plurality of rectangular cells and the holders to be a single unit. Ends of the joining members are fastened... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120064387 - Battery and battery pack using the same: A battery includes a case, an electrode assembly located within the case and comprising first and second electrodes, a first terminal electrically connected with the first electrode, and a second terminal electrically connected with the second electrode. The first and second terminals project through the case. One of the first... Agent:

20120064388 - Metal-free aqueous electrolyte energy storage device: An electrochemical device including a housing and a stack of electrochemical cells in the housing. Each electrochemical cell includes an anode electrode, a cathode electrode, a separator located between the anode electrode and the cathode electrode and an electrolyte. The electrochemical device also includes a current collector located between adjacent... Agent:

20120064392 - Electrode material for lithium ion batteries and lithium ion batteries thereof: An electrode material for a lithium ion battery comprises an electrode active material, an adhesive and a hydrogen storage alloy. The hydrogen storage alloy includes at least one selected from AB5 type Nickel based hydrogen storage alloys, AB2 type Laves phase hydrogen storage alloys, A2B type Magnesium based hydrogen storage... Agent:

20120064390 - Lithium ion battery electrolyte and lithium battery having the same: Electrolytes of lithium ion batteries of the present disclosure comprise: a lithium salt, a non-aqueous solvent, and an additive. The additive further comprises a first and second compound. The first compound is a 4 X1, 5 R1 [1,3]dioxolan-2-one, wherein X1 is selected from the group consisting of: F, Cl, and... Agent: Byd Company Limited

20120064391 - Sealed battery: In a sealed battery, an outer case made of metal has a flange part and a concave part. An electric power generating element has an electrode body and electrolyte stored in the concave part. The electrode body has positive and negative electrodes connected to corresponding electrode leads, respectively. The flange... Agent: Denso Corporation

20120064389 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly; a can having an opening configured to receive the electrode assembly, wherein the can includes a first stepped portion and a second stepped portion on an inner surface adjacent to the opening and wherein the first and second stepped portions have different depths;... Agent:

20120064393 - Button cell and method for production thereof: A button cell has a multiple-part housing for holding electrodes and a separator, wherein there is an interlocking connection between the housing and at least one of the electrodes, in particular the anode. A method for producing button cells includes a step wherein an electrode material is introduced into a... Agent: Varta Microbattery Gmbh

20120064394 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly; a case having an opening and in which the electrode assembly is installed; a cap plate combined to the opening and sealing the case; at least one electrode terminal electrically connected with the electrode assembly; a lower gasket disposed between the cap plate... Agent:

20120064395 - Cathode active material for lithium secondary battery: Disclosed herein is a cathode active material for a lithium secondary battery, in particular, including a lithium transition metal oxide with a layered crystalline structure in which the transition metal includes a transition metal mixture of Ni, Mn and Co, and an average oxidation number of all transition metals other... Agent:

20120064396 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and method for fabricatng non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode containing a positive-electrode active material, a negative electrode containing a negative-electrode active material, and a non-aqueous electrolyte, and is characterized in that the non-aqueous electrolyte contains 1.0 wt % or less of a compound represented by formula (1) and 2.0 wt... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120064397 - Phosphate based compound, use of the compound in an electrochemical storage device and methods for its preparation: A phosphate based compound basically comprising—A: exchangeable cations used in charging and discharging, e.g. Li, Na, K, Ag, —B: non-exchangeable cations from the transition metals, group 3-12 of the periodic table of elements, e.g. Fe, Mn, Co, Cr, Ti, V, Cu, Sc, —C: 60 Mol-%-90 Mol-%, preferably 75 Mol-% of... Agent: Max-planck-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Wissenschaften E.v.

20120064399 - Lithium batteries utilizing nanoporous separator layers: Provided are lithium batteries comprising (a) a separator/electrode assembly of a current collector layer interposed between two electrode layers of one polarity bonded to a porous separator layer on each electrode surface, wherein each electrode layer is coated directly on a separator layer, (b) an electrode of the opposite polarity... Agent: Optodot Corporation

20120064400 - Negative-electrode material and lithium secondary battery using same: An embodiment of the present application aims at providing a material which repeatedly undergoes a conversion reaction and an alloying reaction to have an improved coulombic efficiency in a first cycle of the repeating, and thereby allowing the material to serve as a high-electrical capacity negative electrode of a lithium... Agent: National Institute For Materials Science

20120064398 - Positive electrode for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including same: Disclosed is rechargeable lithium battery that includes a positive electrode including a positive active material layer, a negative electrode including a negative active material and an electrolyte wherein the positive active material layer includes a positive active material, a binder, a conductive material, and an activated carbon, the activated carbon... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120064401 - Titanium system composite and the preparing method of the same: The present disclosure discloses a titanium system composite comprising a lithium titanium composite oxide and a lithium compound cladding the lithium titanium composite oxide. The present disclosure further discloses a preparation method of the titanium system composite and an electrode material for batteries or capacitors comprising a titanium system composite.... Agent:

20120064404 - Batteries utilizing cathode coatings directly on nanoporous separators: Provided is a separator/cathode assembly for use in an electric current producing cell, wherein the assembly comprises a cathode current collector layer interposed between a first cathode layer and a second cathode layer and a porous separator layer on the side of the first cathode layer opposite to the cathode... Agent: Optodot Corporation

20120064402 - Lead-acid battery and method for manufacturing current collector for lead-acid battery: Provided herein is a lead-acid battery for which the risk of breakage of a current collecting lug part of a plate while in use is eliminated by simple means. At least a positive plate group of the lead-acid battery includes: one or more plates each including a current collector having... Agent: Shin-kobe Electric Machinery Co., Ltd.

20120064403 - Negative electrode material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the same: A mixed carbon material is useful for an electrode of a nonaqueous secondary battery. The material has two component materials: carbon material A and carbon material B. Both materials have high capacity and rapid charge-discharge characteristics. Carbon material A, a multilayer-structure material containing an amorphous carbon covering the surface of... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20120064406 - Electrode material, method for producing same, and lithium ion secondary battery: Secondary batteries for automobiles require good input/output characteristics and low internal resistance. Conventionally, the surface of an active material is coated with metal particles to reduce the internal resistance of a battery, but without achieving remarkable improvement in the conductivity of the active material or decreasing the internal resistance of... Agent: Namics Corporation

20120064405 - Positive active material composition and positive electrode for electrochemical device, and electrochemical device including the same: Disclosed are a positive active material composition for an electrochemical device, a positive electrode, and an electrochemical device including the same. The positive active material composition includes: a carbon-based additive including a hydroxyl group (—OH) and an enol group (—C═C—OH) on the surface, having a peak area ratio (OH/C═COH) of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120064407 - Polymer acids as ph-reducing binder or agent for aqueous lithium-ion batteries: A positive electrode includes positive active material, conductive additive, water soluble polymer, water coated on the current collector. The slurry includes an active material, a water soluble binder, water, and a carboxylic acid-containing polymer sufficient to reduce the pH of the liquid slurry to a level below about 11.8. A... Agent: International Battery, Inc.

20120064408 - Positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing the same, and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: Provided is a positive active material for a lithium rechargeable battery that includes primary particles including a compound being capable of intercalating and deintercalating lithium, and secondary particles including the primary particles gathered with one another, wherein the secondary particles have a void core structure. A method of preparing the... Agent: Unist Academy-industry Research Corporation

20120064409 - Graphene-enhanced anode particulates for lithium ion batteries: A nano graphene-enhanced particulate for use as a lithium-ion battery anode active material, wherein the particulate is formed of a single sheet of graphene or a plurality of graphene sheets and a plurality of fine anode active material particles with a size smaller than 10 μm. The graphene sheets and... Agent:

20120064410 - Positive electrode plate, method of manufacturing the same, and lithium battery including the positive electrode plate: A positive electrode plate, a method of manufacturing the same, and a lithium battery including the positive electrode plate are disclosed. The positive electrode plate comprises particles of a nickel-based composite oxide represented by Formula 1, wherein the particles have an average particle diameter D50 of about 10 μm to... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120064411 - Positive active material, method of preparing the same, and lithium battery including the positive active material: A positive active material, a method of preparing the same, and a lithium secondary battery including the positive active material.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120064412 - Lithium primary battery: A lithium primary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution both disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The positive electrode contains carbon fluoride as a positive electrode active material, and the negative electrode contains metallic lithium as a negative... Agent:

20120064413 - Battery grid: A grid network for a battery plate is provided. The grid network includes a plurality of spaced apart grid wire elements, each grid wire element having opposed ends joined to one of a plurality of nodes. Each node includes the juncture of one of the opposed ends of a plurality... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20120064414 - Producing solvent mixtures having a low water content: g

20120064415 - Negative electrode for lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion secondary battery including the same: A negative electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery includes a negative electrode core member and a negative electrode mixture layer adhering to the negative electrode core member. The negative electrode mixture layer includes active material particles, a cellulose ether compound, and rubber particles. The cellulose ether compound has a... Agent:

20120064416 - Three electrode type of microbial fuel cell and a method for operating the same: Provided are a three electrode type microbial fuel cell and a method of operating the same. The fuel cell includes a sediment electrode acting as an anode and placed in sediment on the bottom of a contaminated water zone, an intermediate electrode acting as an anode or a cathode and... Agent: Gwangju Institute Of Science And Technology

20120064417 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system comprises a fuel cell unit for generating electric power using fuel gas and oxidizing gas and supplying the electric power; a condensed water tank for storing condensed water recovered from gas exhausted from the fuel cell unit; a water supply passage through which water is supplied... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120064418 - Fuel cell system for improving fuel supply: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell for generating electric power by using a fuel, a valve module that controls a flow of a low concentration fuel circulating through the fuel cell, and a flow of a high concentration fuel supplied from a fuel storage unit to the fuel... Agent:

20120064419 - Johnson ambient-heat engine: An ambient-heat engine has a substantially thermally-conductive housing whose interior is divided into a high-pressure chamber and a low-pressure chamber by a substantially gas-impermeable barrier. An ionically-conductive, electrical-energy-generating mechanism forms at least a portion of the barrier. First hydrogen-storage medium is disposed within the high-pressure chamber and second hydrogen-storage medium... Agent: Johnson Research And Development Company, Inc.

20120064420 - Power generation system: There is provided a power generation system capable of obtaining both of electrical energy and heat energy by utilizing light energy. The power generation system includes a gas generation section including one or more containers and producing gas by absorbing light energy, each of the containers enclosing an electrolytic solution... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120064422 - Fuel cell system and control method thereof: A fuel cell system is provided with a fuel cell, a first combustor, a first heating gas return channel and a gas supplier. The fuel cell includes a solid electrolyte cell with an anode and a cathode. The fuel cell generates power by reacting a hydrogen-containing gas and an oxygen-containing... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120064421 - Hydrogen generation device and fuel cell system equipped with same: A hydrogen generation apparatus according to the present invention includes: a hydrogen generator configured to generate a fuel gas through a reforming reaction by using a raw fuel; a combustor configured to heat the hydrogen generator; an on-off valve configured to open/block a gas passage through which the gas that... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120064423 - Dynamic voltage suppression in a fuel cell system: A system and method for determining a maximum average cell voltage set-point for fuel cells in a fuel cell stack that considers oxidation of the catalyst in the fuel cells. The method includes determining the average cell voltage, the stack current density (I) and an internal resistance (R) of membranes... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120064425 - Fuel cell system and control method therefor: The amount of fuel supplied to a fuel cell is set to a second set value Qm2 smaller than a first set value Qm1 determined based on a load. Then, an output current Ifcr of the fuel cell with the fuel supply amount set to the second set value Qm2... Agent:

20120064424 - Low cost method and signal processing algorithm to rapidly detect abnormal operation of an individual fuel cell in a plurality of series connected fuel cells: A system and method for determining reactant gas flow through a fuel cell stack to determine potential stack problems, such as a possible low performing fuel cell. The method includes applying a perturbation frequency to the fuel cell stack and measuring the stack current and stack voltage in response thereto.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120064426 - Fuel cell system and fuel-cell vehicle: A fuel cell system includes fuel cells, a circulation channel of a coolant to cool the fuel cells, and an ion exchange resin provided on the circulation channel to maintain electrical conductivity of the coolant. The coolant contains an additive. The ion exchange resin is prepared so that adsorption of... Agent:

20120064427 - Fuel cell system: The fuel cell system includes: a fuel cell stack which is supplied with reaction gas, and performs electricity generation; a reaction gas supplier which supplies the reaction gas to the fuel cell stack; a ground fault detector which detects a ground fault from the fuel cell stack; and a reaction... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120064428 - Solid oxide fuel cell module: Disclosed herein is a solid oxide fuel cell module. The solid oxide fuel cell module according to the present invention includes: a plurality of unit cells each formed by laminating an electrolyte and a cathode in this order on an outer circumferential surface of an anode support formed in a... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120064429 - Sealing structure of fuel cell: A sealing structure of a fuel cell has a first gasket made of an elastomer and provided integrally on a separator, and a second gasket made of an elastomer and provided integrally on other separator. A membrane-electrode assembly is sandwiched or pinched by the first and second gaskets. The first... Agent: Nok Corporation

20120064430 - Membrane electrode assembly, manufacturing method thereof, and fuel cells: The membrane electrode assembly 100 has an electrolyte layer 10, a catalyst layer 20, and a member 15 impregnated with electrolyte which is arranged between the electrolyte layer 10 and the catalyst layer 20. At least part of the peripheral edge portion of the member 15 extends the outside the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120064431 - Polymer electrolyte-catalyst composite structure particle and manufacturing method thereof, electrode, membrane electrode assembly (mea), and electrochemical device: First, the dispersion liquid in which an ion conducting polymer electrolyte material is dispersed and microparticles 1 are mixed, and the surfaces of the microparticles 1 are coated by an ion conducting polymer electrolyte layer 2 that does not contain a catalyst material. Next, catalyst particles 3 with electron conductivity... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120064432 - Solid oxide fuel cell: Disclosed herein is a solid oxide fuel cell. A solid oxide fuel cell 100 according to the present invention is configured to include an anode support 110, a plurality of channels including a first channel 120, a second channel 130, a third channel 140, and a fourth channel 150 penetrating... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120064433 - Material for solid oxide fuel cell, cathode including the material, and solid oxide fuel cell including the material: s

20120064435 - Anode-side catalyst composition for fuel cell and membrane electrode assembly (mea) for solid polymer-type fuel cell: An anode-side catalyst composition for fuel cells, comprising a catalyst obtained by supporting a catalyst particle on an electrically conductive material and an ion exchange resin, wherein the catalyst particle is composed of a metal, a metal oxide, a partial metal oxide or a mixture thereof each being lower in... Agent:

20120064434 - Process and materials for manufacturing an electrode with reduced mud cracking: A substantially crack-free electrode layer is described. The substantially crack-free electrode layer includes a substrate; and a substantially crack-free electrode layer on the substrate, the electrode layer comprising a catalyst, an ionomer, and a layered silicate reinforcement. Methods of making the electrode layer, electrode ink compositions, and membrane electrode assemblies... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120064436 - Interconnecting plate for solid oxide fuel cell and manufacturing method thereof, and solid oxide fuel cell using the interconnecting plate: Disclosed herein are an interconnecting plate for a solid oxide fuel cell, a manufacturing method thereof, and a solid oxide fuel cell using the interconnecting plate. The interconnecting plate for a solid oxide fuel cell includes a metal substrate; and a conductive ceramic protective layer surrounding the metal substrate, wherein... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120064437 - Platinum-containing catalyst and fuel cell using the same: A platinum-containing catalyst that is able to optimize state density of platinum 5d vacant orbital and is able to improve catalyst activity and a fuel cell using the same are provided. In the platinum-containing catalyst, when ratio of a peak intensity of a PtLIII absorption edge of a normalized X-ray... Agent: Sony Corporation

  
03/08/2012 > 50 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120058368 - Electrical storage device: An electrical storage device includes: a battery assembly that is constituted by electrically connecting a plurality of battery cells with one another through a conductive member; a casing in which the battery assembly is housed; a control unit that is placed on an upper surface of the casing, and monitors... Agent:

20120058369 - System and method for delivering fluid to a battery: A system for delivering water to a fluid electrolyte battery comprising at least one battery cell. Such a system includes a tank adapted to hold the fluid, a pump adapted to pump the fluid from the tank when the pump is turned on, at least one conduit adapted to transfer... Agent:

20120058370 - Flow battery with radial electrolyte distribution: An electrochemical flow cell includes a permeable electrode, an impermeable electrode located adjacent to and spaced apart from the permeable electrode and a reaction zone electrolyte flow channel located between a first side of the permeable electrode and a first side of the impermeable electrode. The electrochemical flow cell also... Agent: Primus Power Corporation

20120058371 - Current collecting terminal for electrochemical cells: An electrochemical cell battery is disclosed having current collecting terminals acting as security device. The battery includes a plurality of electrochemical cells connected in series or parallel. Each electrochemical cell has a current collecting terminal connecting the positive current collectors together and a current collecting terminal connecting the negative current... Agent: Bathium Canada Inc.

20120058372 - Battery pack: A battery cell for identifying a state of battery cell. The battery pack includes: a battery cell; a switch contact unit electrically connected to the battery cell; a switch unit comprising a viscoelastic unit disposed to face the switch contact unit and contacting the switch contact unit so as to... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120058375 - Battery: A battery comprising a laminated electrode assembly in which a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator are laminated together; wherein an alumina-containing layer containing γ-alumina particles is formed on at least one species selected from among the group consisting of the positive electrode, the negative electrode, and the... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120058376 - Cable-type secondary battery: The present invention relates to a cable-type secondary battery comprising an inner electrode comprising at least two anodes arranged in parallel, the anode extending longitudinally and having a horizontal cross section of a predetermined shape, the anode having an electrolyte layer thereon serving as an ion channel; an outer electrode... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120058377 - Electric vehicle propulsion system and method utilizing solid-state rechargeable electrochemical cells: A vehicle propulsion system comprising a plurality of solid state rechargeable battery cells configured to power a drivetrain. In accordance with once aspect of the invention, a transportation system that is powered at least in part by electricity stored in the form of rechargeable electrochemical cells. According to an embodiment... Agent: Sakti3, Inc.

20120058373 - Prismatic battery: A prismatic battery 1 includes an electrode assembly 10 including: a positive electrode 12 including a belt-like positive electrode core member 12a and a positive electrode active material layer 12b formed on both surfaces thereof; a negative electrode 14 including a belt-like negative electrode core member 14a and a negative... Agent:

20120058374 - Secondary battery and fabrication method thereof: A secondary battery includes: a jelly roll that includes a positive and a negative electrode wound via a separator; a case; a lid; and electrically conductive input/output members, wherein: the electrically conductive input/output members include, at least; a positive and a negative electrode current collector plate with one end thereof... Agent:

20120058378 - Pouch-type flexible film battery and method of manufacturing the same: Provided are a pouch-type flexible film battery and a method of manufacturing the same. The film battery includes a cathode structure including a cathode pouch, a cathode conductive carbon layer, and a cathode layer, an anode structure including an anode pouch, an anode conductive carbon layer, and an anode layer,... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20120058379 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: wherein R1 and R2 are each an alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms and satisfy R1≠R2. The positive electrode comprises a composite oxide represented by Li1-xMn1.5-yNi0.5-zMy+zO4. The negative electrode comprises a negative electrode active material being capable of absorbing and releasing lithium at 1 V or more based... Agent:

20120058380 - Monolithically integrated thin-film solid state lithium battery device having multiple layers of lithium electrochemical cells: A monolithically integrated thin-film solid-state lithium battery device to supply energy to a mobile communication device. The battery device comprises multiple layers ranging from greater than 100 layers to less than 20,000 layers of lithium electrochemical cells. The lithium electrochemical cells are connected in parallel or in series to conform... Agent: Sakti3, Inc.

20120058383 - Assembled battery: An assembled battery includes: a plurality of electrical cells that includes a battery body and an electrode terminal protruding from the battery body; and a terminal connection member that connects a pair of electrode terminals between two of the plurality of electrical cells, wherein the terminal connection member includes: a... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20120058382 - Battery pack with connecting device: A battery pack for an electric or hybrid vehicle having battery connectors for connecting batteries in series and a battery connector are disclosed that reduces the risks of potential electric shocks during assembly, servicing and in emergency situation. The battery connector includes an interrupter having disconnect capabilities in the event... Agent: Bathium Canada Inc.

20120058381 - Connector for battery pack: A battery pack having battery connectors for connecting batteries in series and a battery connector are disclosed that reduce the risks of potential electric shocks during assembly and servicing of a battery pack.... Agent: Bathium Canada Inc.

20120058384 - Tool batteries: A tool battery includes a plurality of battery cells and a holder device. The holder device includes a pair of holder members and a plurality of lead plates mounted to each of the holder members. Each of the holder members has fitting portions for fitting with end portions of the... Agent: Makita Corporation

20120058386 - Battery cell casing: A battery cell casing comprises a first casing element (1) with a first contact surface (7) and a second casing element (2) with a second contact surface (8). In an assembled position the first and second contact surfaces (7, 8) contact each other and the first and second casing elements... Agent:

20120058385 - Solid electrolyte cell: A solid electrolyte cell includes: a positive electrode side layer; a negative electrode side layer; and a solid electrolyte layer disposed between the positive electrode side layer and the negative electrode side layer, wherein the negative electrode side layer includes a negative electrode side current collector layer; the negative electrode... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120058387 - Electrode assembly having bending portions and secondary battery including the same: A secondary battery having positive and negative electrode plates inserted into the interior of a pouch, and positive and negative electrode active material layers respectively coated on the positive and negative electrode plates are arranged at a constant interval. Bending portions are provided to bend positive and negative electrode non-coating... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120058389 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a case and an electrode assembly in the case that includes a first electrode plate, a separator, and a second electrode plate. The secondary battery also includes a cap plate coupled with the case and a first electrode terminal electrically connected to the first electrode plate.... Agent:

20120058388 - Terminal and rechargeable battery and method of assembling the same: A terminal of a rechargeable battery includes a collector terminal electrically coupled to an electrode assembly located within a case, wherein the collector terminal protrudes from the case; a terminal plate located outside of the case and coupled to the collector terminal; and a coupling terminal coupled to the terminal... Agent:

20120058390 - Terminal for sealed battery and manufacturing method therefor: A negative electrode terminal includes an outer terminal of a solid flat rivet shape and an inner terminal of a hollow flat rivet shape. A hollow axle portion of the inner terminal is inserted in a first insulating member, an opening bored in a sealing plate, and a second insulating... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120058391 - Battery spacer, protection assembly for electric core, and power battery: A battery spacer, a protection assembly for electric core, and a power battery are provided. The battery spacer comprises a spacer body. The spacer body comprises: a tab passing area located in a middle portion of the spacer body, the tab passing area being adapted to receive an end of... Agent:

20120058392 - Rechargeable battery with aluminium anode, graphite cathode and an electrolyte containing aluminium vapour in plasma state: The anode is graphite. By receiving electrons from the external circuit, carbon atoms in the graphite hexagonal structure receive 1 or 2 or 3 negative charges and combine with aluminium ions from the electrolyte. Four charges in the carbon atom corresponds to Al4C3, aluminium carbide, which can also be found.... Agent:

20120058393 - Battery and energy system: R1 and R2 in the chemical formula (I) above independently representing fluorine atom or fluoroalkyl group, the cations of metal containing at least one of at least one type of cations of alkali metal and at least one type of cations of alkaline-earth metal, as well as an energy system... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120058394 - Battery grid: A grid network for a battery plate is provided. The grid network includes a plurality of spaced apart grid wire elements, each grid wire element having opposed ends joined to one of a plurality of nodes. Each node includes the juncture of one of the opposed ends of a plurality... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20120058395 - Battery electrode, method of producing the same, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and active material: According to one embodiment, there is provided a battery electrode. The battery electrode includes a titanium oxide compound having a monoclinic titanium dioxide crystal structure and a basic polymer.... Agent:

20120058396 - Oxidation-resistant metal supported rechargeable oxide-ion battery cells and methods to produce the same: The invention describes the application of oxidation-resistant metal (preferably, stainless steel) 140 in a metal electrode 200 combination, as a support and current collector for a rechargeable oxide-ion battery cell where the metal electrode 200 consists of a bottom layer 120, and where the oxidation-resistant metal 140 has surfaces preferably... Agent:

20120058397 - Graphene-enhanced cathode materials for lithium batteries: A nano graphene-enhanced particulate for use as a lithium battery cathode active material, wherein the particulate is formed of a single or a plurality of graphene sheets and a plurality of fine cathode active material particles with a size smaller than 10 μm (preferably sub-micron or nano-scaled), and the graphene... Agent:

20120058398 - Pan-peo gels with improved conductance and solvent retention: Disclosed are gel electrolytes comprising a polymer, which is polyacrylonitrile (PAN) and polyethylene oxide (PEO); a lithium salt; and a solvent, which is a carbonate solvent, a lactone solvent, or mixtures thereof.... Agent: Indian Institute Of Technology Bombay

20120058399 - Branched polymer, method for making the same, and applications thereof: s

20120058400 - Rechargeable battery using an aqueous binder: A battery includes a positive electrode mix having a positive electrode active material, a water soluble binder including a poly(acrylonitrile-co-acrylamide) polymer and water, and a conductive additive. The battery also includes a negative electrode mix having a negative electrode active material, a water soluble binder including a poly(acrylonitrile-co-acrylamide) polymer and... Agent: International Battery, Inc.

20120058401 - Electrolytic solution for secondary battery, secondary battery, electric power tool, electrical vehicle, and electric power storage system: A secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, and an electrolytic solution. The electrolytic solution contains chlorine ions together with a nonaqueous solvent and an electrolyte salt. The nonaqueous solvent contains sulfonic acid anhydrides (disulfonic acid anhydride or sulfonic acid carboxylic acid anhydride). A content of the chlorine ions is... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120058402 - Air battery: The present invention provides an air battery which can maintain a good performance and inhibit ingress of water into the housing. An air battery comprising: a power section which comprises: an air electrode, an anode containing an alkali metal, and an electrolyte layer conducting ions between the air electrode and... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120058403 - Hydrogen purification membranes, components and fuel processing systems containing the same: Hydrogen-producing fuel processing systems, hydrogen purification membranes, hydrogen purification devices, fuel processing and fuel cell systems that include hydrogen purification devices, and methods for operating the same. In some embodiments, operation of the fuel processing system is initiated by heating at least the reforming region of the fuel processing system... Agent: Idatech, LLC.

20120058404 - Fuel cell system: The moisture state of a fuel cell is determined without causing any variation in the supply state of the reactant gas to be supplied to the fuel cell. An output current control section [[71]] temporarily performs a current sweep while maintaining the amount of oxidant gas to be supplied to... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120058405 - Cavitation assisted sonochemical hydrogen production system: Apparatus for producing hydrogen gas comprise a container adapted to contain an aqueous electrolyte solution containing hydrogen, at least one first electrode, wherein the at least one first electrode is adapted to be in contact with a solution, at least one second electrode, wherein the at least one second electrode... Agent:

20120058406 - Solid oxide fuel cell: Disclosed herein is a solid oxide fuel cell. The solid oxide fuel cell 100 according to the present invention includes: a reforming support layer 110 formed in a tubular shape and reforming fuel supplied to the inside thereof; an anode 120 formed at the outer side of the reforming support... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120058407 - Cooling devices for a fuel cell system: A cooling device for a fuel cell system includes at least one cooling circuit, through which a fuel cell can be cooled. The fuel cell system also includes a component with at least an electric drive area and a gas delivery area. A gas can be delivered to the fuel... Agent: Daimier Ag

20120058408 - Covers for electrochemical cells and related methods: Embodiments of the invention relate to an electrochemical cell system including a cover that affects reactant flow into an electrochemical cell array.... Agent: Angstrom Power Incorporated

20120058409 - Hydrogen/gas pressure controlled high pressure tank valves architecture: A valve for a pressure vessel system includes a housing including a cavity and a hollow fluid flow portion. A membrane actuator is disposed in the cavity of the housing. A piston is disposed in the cavity and in the hollow fluid flow portion of the housing. A spring is... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc

20120058410 - Solid oxide fuel cell: Disclosed herein is a solid oxide fuel cell. The solid oxide fuel cell includes: a tubular first electrode support layer formed with a plurality of first passages; an inner electrolyte layer formed in the first electrode support layer; an inner second electrode layer formed on the inner surface of the... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120058411 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack includes a stack of fuel cells. Each of the fuel cells includes a membrane electrode assembly and a separator that are stacked. The membrane electrode assembly includes an electrolyte membrane and a pair of electrodes sandwiching the electrolyte membrane therebetween. The terminal plate, the insulation plate,... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120058412 - Porous material for fuel cell electrolyte membrane, method for producing the same, electrolyte membrane for solid polymer fuel cell, membrane electrode assembly (mea), and fuel cell: According to the present invention, a porous material for a fuel cell electrolyte membrane, wherein at least one strength auxiliary layer is provided inside and/or on the surface of a high porosity layer, the high porosity layer and the strength auxiliary layer constitute a multilayer structure, and the average diameter... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120058413 - Interpenetrating network of anion-exchange polymers, production method thereof and use of same: The invention relates to a method for producing an anion-exchange polymer material having an IPN or semi-IPN structure, said method consisting in: (A) preparing a homogeneous reaction solution containing, in a suitable organic solvent, (a) at least one organic polymer bearing reactive halogen groups, (b) at least one tertiary diamine,... Agent: Electricite De France

20120058415 - Catalyst, production process therefor and use thereof: e

20120058414 - Method for preparing membrane-electrode assembly, membrane-electrode assembly prepared therefrom and fuel cell comprising the same: Provided is a method for producing a membrane-electrode assembly for a full cell, comprising: preparing catalyst ink slurry from a catalyst, an ion conductive polymer and a solvent; applying the catalyst ink slurry onto a support film, followed by vacuum drying; and transferring the support film to either surface or... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20120058416 - Proton-conductive composite electrolyte membrane and producing method thereof: A composite electrolyte membrane of the present invention includes a porous body composed of an inorganic substance and an electrolyte material. The porous body includes therein plural spherical pores in which a diameter is substantially equal, and communicating ports each allowing the spherical pores adjacent to each other to communicate... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120058417 - Carbide stabilized catalyst structures and method of making: A catalyst structure for an electrochemical cell includes a catalyst support structure, catalyst particles and an outer carbide film The catalyst particles are deposited on the catalyst support structure. The outer carbide film is formed on the catalyst support structure. The outer carbide film surrounds the catalyst particles.... Agent: Utc Power Corporation

  
03/01/2012 > 84 patent applications in 54 patent subcategories. listing by industry category

20120052331 - Battery pack: Aspects of the present invention provide a battery pack including a connection circuit board. The battery pack includes a multi-cell, a connection circuit board connected to the unit cells, a conductive lead drawn out from the connection circuit board, a printed circuit module having an opening into which the conductive... Agent:

20120052333 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a bare cell including an electrode assembly, a can housing the electrode assembly; and a cap plate sealing an open end of the can; a protective circuit module on the bare cell and including a lead member electrically coupling the protective circuit module to the bare... Agent:

20120052334 - Battery pack: A battery pack comprises a battery cell; a protective circuit module, wherein the protective circuit module comprises an insertion hole; a terminal tab for coupling the battery cell with the protective circuit module, wherein a portion of the terminal tab is configured to be inserted into the insertion hole of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120052335 - Electrochemical thermodynamo: Electrochemical cells modules made up of couples of catalytic multilayer porous electrodes forming the anodes and the cathodes and delimitating external gaseous areas and internal areas containing the electrolyte wherein the pressure modulators, generating two pressure cycles independently synchronized but of opposite phase, act at the inlet and at the... Agent:

20120052332 - Rechargeable battery pack: A rechargeable battery pack that accurately fixes connection locations of a connection tab and a first pad and strengthens the impact resistance of a connection unit. A rechargeable battery pack according to an exemplary embodiment includes: a first unit cell and a second unit cell formed by a rechargeable battery;... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120052336 - Solid electrolyte and thermoelectric converter including same: A solid electrolyte and a thermoelectric converter including the same. A solid electrolyte includes a non-porous layer and a first porous layer on a first surface of the non-porous layer.... Agent:

20120052338 - Device and method for producing electrical energy that uses solutions with different ionic concentration: A device and related method for producing electrical energy, in the form of current flowing in a load. The said method uses two solutions with different ionic concentration as energy source. The said device includes at least two electrodes immersed at least partially in a liquid contained in a cell.... Agent:

20120052339 - Electrolyte materials for use in electrochemical cells: Electrolyte materials for use in electrochemical cells, electrochemical cells comprising the same, and methods of making such materials and cells, are generally described. In some embodiments, the materials, processes, and uses described herein relate to electrochemical cells comprising sulfur and lithium such as, for example, lithium sulfur batteries. The electrolyte... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20120052337 - Method and apparatus for preventing electrolysis on battery contacts in a dual-contact battery system: A dual-contact battery pack comprises a housing, a plurality of battery cells located within the housing, a first set of contacts and a second set of contacts coupled to the housing and to the plurality of battery cells. The dual-contact battery further comprises a first control circuit coupled between the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20120052340 - Electrolyte flow configuration for a metal-halogen flow battery: A flow battery and method of operating a flow battery. The flow battery includes a first electrode, a second electrode and a reaction zone located between the first electrode and the second electrode. The flow battery is configured with a first electrolyte flow configuration in charge mode and a second... Agent: Primus Power Corporation

20120052342 - Energy storage chambers with flexible packages, devices and systems using the same, and method for fabricating the same: An energy storage device is provided. In one embodiment, the energy storage device includes an energy storage chamber containing an electrolyte, a flexible package packaging the energy storage chamber, a set of electrodes contacting with the electrolyte and extending from the interior of the energy storage chamber to the exterior... Agent: Delta Electronics, Inc.

20120052341 - Rechargeable battery: A prismatic rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; and a retainer in the case and surrounding the electrode assembly, wherein the retainer includes a first retainer surrounding one portion of the electrode assembly, a second retainer surrounding another portion of the electrode assembly, and... Agent:

20120052343 - Sealed secondary battery: Disclosed is a sealed secondary battery provided with a current cut-off device which employs an inexpensive and uncomplicated construction, without the need to mount a separate current cut-off device on the battery body. A sealed secondary battery (10) comprises a battery casing (11) and a sealing plate (12), an electrode... Agent:

20120052344 - Battery: An internal resistance is maintained equal to or lower than 70 mΩ, and that a temperature rise of a battery during an external short circuit at an ambient temperature of 23° C. with a margin of error of plus or minus 2° C. does not exceed 45° C.... Agent: Fdk Twicell Co., Ltd.

20120052345 - Cell controller, battery module and power supply system: A cell controller having excellent productivity is provided. A cell-con 80 has 12 ICs IC-1 to IC-2 mounted on a substrate, and these ICs detect voltages of respective cells constituting a cell pack, perform capacity adjustment on the respective cells, and are mounted two by two on rectangular longer sides... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20120052346 - Battery safety system: A battery safety system that includes a battery terminal configured for making an electrical connection to the system, an electrical disconnect operable to a disconnected state whereby a battery voltage is electrically isolated from the battery terminal, and a connected state, whereby the battery voltage is electrically coupled to the... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20120052347 - Flow battery systems: Embodiments of the invention generally provide for flow battery cells and systems containing a plurality of flow battery cells, and methods for improving metal plating within the flow battery cell, such as by flowing and exposing the catholyte to various types of cathodes. In one embodiment, a flow battery cell... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.

20120052348 - Spill-resistant battery cover and vent cover: A vented battery cover with a vent cover is disclosed. The vent cover may be capable of attachment to the battery at a first position and a second position using one or more first snap features and one or more second snap features. The vent cover may also provide a... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20120052350 - Battery roll and central soaking member thereof: A central soaking member of a battery roll includes a main portion, a first electrode convergence member, a second electrode convergence member, and a connection member. The main portion is formed by a highly thermally conductive material. The first electrode convergence member and the second electrode convergence member are respectively... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120052351 - Battery with soaking plate for thermally and electrically conductive channel, and cap assembly thereof: A battery with a soaking plate for a thermally and electrically conductive channel includes a plurality of battery rolls and two cap assemblies. Each of the battery rolls includes a central member and at least one electrode piece. Each of two ends of the central member has a bending portion.... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120052353 - Cylindrical nickel-hydrogen storage battery: The invention is directed to provide a cylindrical nickel-hydrogen storage battery having high discharge power densities both at SOC 50% and at SOC 20%. In an alkaline storage battery according to an embodiment of the invention, a nickel positive electrode formed into a rectangular shape has a short side length... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120052352 - Low aspect ratio spiral-bound vrla battery: A valve regulated lead-acid (VRLA) battery having a plurality of stacked, interconnected spiral-wound cells. Each cell has a length (L) less than a diameter (D) and each cell has a non-conductive case containing spiral-wound positive and negative plates, a separator between the plates, an acidic electrolyte, and a positive post... Agent: Highwater Innovations LLC

20120052354 - Prismatic sealed secondary battery: In a prismatic sealed secondary battery according to an embodiment of the present invention, at least one of positive electrode substrate exposed portions and negative electrode substrate exposed portions of an electrode assembly is split into two groups, and therebetween are disposed intermediate members that are made of a resin... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120052349 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including a plurality of electrode assemblies; a case accommodating the plurality of electrode assemblies, the case having an opening; a cap assembly coupled to the opening to seal the case; one or more electrode terminals electrically connected to the electrode assemblies; and a lower insulating member coupled... Agent:

20120052355 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device includes a main body, a battery module, at least a cover, a latch, a resilient member and a knob. The battery module is connected to the main body. At least a cover is connected to the main body. The latch is to lock or unlock the... Agent: Quanta Computer Inc.

20120052356 - Battery devices: A battery device that functions as a power source of a tool main body and is attachable to a body of a user may include a battery housing that is capable of removably receiving at least one rechargeable battery and capable of being electrically connected to the at least one... Agent: Makita Corporation

20120052357 - Electronic device and battery locking mechanism thereof: The present disclosure provides an electronic device using a battery locking mechanism. The electronic device includes a main body defining a receiving space to receive a battery. A battery locking mechanism mounted in the receiving space includes a sliding member and a rotatable member rotatably connected with each other through... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120052359 - Battery assembly: There is provided a battery assembly wherein assembly can be facilitated by reducing the number of components to be assembled, by integrally fixing resin plates (52, 62) on the inside of metal plates (51, 61) of end plates (5, 6). A laminated battery body (3) is constituted by adjacently arranging... Agent:

20120052358 - Energy storage device: An energy storage device includes a housing, a plurality of battery packs in the housing, and a first set of fluid passages disposed between battery packs, the battery packs being thermally insulated from fluid in the fluid passages.... Agent:

20120052360 - Stack type battery: Stacked positive and negative electrode current collector tabs are bundled respectively in such a manner as to be gathered at one stacking direction-wise side (the upper end side) of the stacked electrode assembly. Portions of the bundled tabs extending from the bundled portion toward a tip side of the bundled... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120052361 - Separator of lithium ion battery, method for making the same, and lithium ion battery using the same: A separator of a battery includes a porous membrane and a modifier layer disposed on a surface of the porous membrane, wherein a material of the modifier layer is a dried mixture of a phosphorus source having a phosphate radical, a trivalent aluminum source, and a metallic oxide in a... Agent: Tsinghua University

20120052362 - Thermoplastic film, methods for making such film, and the use of such film as battery separator film: A thermoplastic film including a microporous polymeric membrane; and a non-woven web comprising a plurality of fibers, the web being bonded to the microporous polymeric membrane, wherein the fibers comprise oxidation-protective polymer having an MFR ≧2.0×102.... Agent: Toray Tonen Specialty Separator Godo Kaisha

20120052363 - Structural energy storage assemblies and methods for production thereof: Described herein are multi-functional composite materials containing energy storage assemblies that can be significantly resistant to tension/compression stress. The energy storage assemblies can contain at least one energy storage layer that contains an insulating layer having a plurality of openings arranged in a spaced apart manner, and a plurality of... Agent: Applied Nanostructured Solutions, LLC

20120052364 - Battery module and methods for bonding cell terminals of battery cells together: A battery module and methods for bonding cell terminals of battery cells together are provided. The battery module includes a first battery cell having a first cell terminal, and a second battery cell having a second cell terminal. The battery module further includes an exothermal reactive layer having first and... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120052365 - Advanced high durability lithium-ion battery: A sealing system for a Lithium-ion battery to extend the service life of the battery. The sealing system provides, in addition to an external case of the battery, at least one additional layer of hermetic sealing for cells within the external battery case. Films of various plastics, provided in a... Agent:

20120052366 - Connective structure between a battery cell and a connecting bar of a battery pack: A battery pack having an improved a coupling force between a battery cell and a connecting bar of a connecting structure. The connecting structure includes at least one battery cell, a connecting bar electrically connected to the battery cell, a welding region formed at a connecting area of the s... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120052367 - Battery array and battery pack having the same: A battery array includes: a plurality of batteries arranged into 2N+1 bundles, each of the bundles including M+1 batteries of the batteries arranged in parallel (where N and M are natural numbers); a plurality of connection tabs arranged at a first end of the battery array and at a second... Agent:

20120052369 - Electrode assembly, secondary battery including the same, and method of manufacturing the same: An electrode assembly includes a positive plate, a negative plate, and a separator located between the positive plate and the negative plate, each of the positive plate and the negative plate having an active part formed by applying an active material to at least one surface and a non-applied part... Agent:

20120052368 - Modified current collector of lithium ion battery, method for making the same, and lithium ion battery using the same: A modified current collector includes a metal plate and a protective film disposed on a surface of the metal plate. A composition of the protective film is at least one of AlxMyPO4 and AlxMy(PO3)3. M represents at least one chemical element selected from the group consisting of Cr, Zn, Mg,... Agent: Tsinghua University

20120052370 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly including a positive electrode and a negative electrode on surfaces of a separator; a case accommodating the electrode assembly, the case including an opening at one end thereof; a cap plate closing the opening of the case, the cap plate including a terminal... Agent:

20120052371 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode and a second electrode, a first case housing the electrode assembly and electrically coupled to the first electrode, and a second case electrically insulated from the first case and housing the first case, wherein the second case is electrically... Agent:

20120052373 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery is provided, which can prevent incompatibility of rechargeable batteries with existing charging/discharging equipment by extending an electrode terminal to the center of a cap plate. In one exemplary embodiment, the rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly including a positive electrode tab and a negative electrode tab, a... Agent:

20120052372 - Secondary battery: Example embodiments relate to a secondary battery which is capable of trapping elution of copper or nickel into ions, the copper and nickel being used as a negative current collector when charging and discharging the battery. The secondary battery according to the example embodiments includes an electrode assembly comprising a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120052374 - Nonaqueous electrolyte and nonaqueous electrolyte battery: In the formula, R3 and R4 each represent hydrogen (H), an alkyl group having 1 to 50 carbon atoms, or a phenyl group; and a terminal of the polysiloxane compound preferably includes an alkyl group having a smaller number of carbon atoms and preferably excludes a proton, a functional group... Agent:

20120052375 - Electrode materials for rechargeable battery: A positive electrode is disclosed for a non-aqueous electrolyte lithium rechargeable cell or battery. The electrode comprises a lithium containing material of the formula NayLixNizMn1-z-z′Mz′Od, wherein M is a metal cation, x+y>1, 0<z<0.5, 0≦z′<0.5, y+x+1 is less than d, and the value of d depends on the proportions and average... Agent: Uchicago Argonne, LLC

20120052376 - Zinc powder and fiber mixtures for electrochemical batteries and cells: Electrochemical cells having a cathode, a zinc anode including a mixture of zinc fibers and zinc powder, and electrolyte are provided. The zinc fiber and zinc powder may have selected physical and compositional attributes. Methods of preparing such electrochemical cells are also provided. Such electrochemical cells may provide improved discharging... Agent: Teck Metals Ltd.

20120052377 - Energy storage device: Disclosed herein is an energy storage device. The energy storage device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a case providing an internal space with a first space and a second space; an electrolyte solution filled in the internal space of the case; a positive electrode structure... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120052378 - Collector and electrode for nonaqueous secondary battery and nonaqueous secondary battery: s

20120052382 - All-solid secondary battery with graded electrodes: In an all-solid secondary battery, in an electrode active material layer of at least one of positive and negative electrode bodies, a total content ratio, which is represented by a ratio of mass of an electrolyte contained in the electrode active material layer to mass of an active material contained... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120052380 - Battery manufacturing method, battery, pre-welding positive plate manufacturing method, and pre-welding positive plate: Provided is a method of manufacturing a battery having an electrode module including: a positive plate having a cathode collector portion formed by attaching a lead member to a cathode substrate made of a foamed metal plate; and a cathode collector plate welded to the cathode collector portion. The method... Agent:

20120052379 - Electrode for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing same, and rechargeable lithium battery including same: An electrode for a rechargeable lithium battery includes a current collector; a first active material layer on the current collector, the first active material including a first binder, an active material, and a conductive material; and a second active material layer on the first active material layer, the second active... Agent:

20120052381 - Positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, battery using the same, and method of manufacturing positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A positive electrode (1) has a positive electrode current collector, and a positive electrode mixture layer formed on at least one surface of the positive electrode current collector. The positive electrode mixture layer contains a positive electrode active material, a water-based binder, and a conductive agent. The positive electrode active... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120052383 - Positive-electrode member and method for producing the same: A positive-electrode member for producing a nonaqueous electrolyte battery having a high discharge capacity and an excellent cycle characteristic, and a method for producing the positive-electrode member are provided. The positive-electrode member includes a positive-electrode collector composed of a metal; and a positive-electrode active-material layer (positive-electrode active-material portion) 10B that... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd

20120052384 - Composition for positive electrode of rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including positive electrode: Disclosed is a composition for a positive electrode of a rechargeable lithium battery that includes a positive active material, a binder, and an ionic liquid including a borate-based anion.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120052386 - Electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and method for manufacturing electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The electrode for the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a current collector and an active material layer formed on the current collector. The active material layer contains active material particles each coated with a conductive carbon material layer, a surfactant as a dispersant, and conductive carbon material particles.... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120052385 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a negative electrode having a negative electrode mixture layer on at least one surface of a negative collector; a positive electrode; a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode; and a nonaqueous electrolyte, wherein the negative electrode mixture layer contains a... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120052388 - Anode active material for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery having the same: An anode active material for a lithium secondary battery includes a silicon alloy that includes silicon and at least one kind of metal other than silicon, the silicon alloy allowing alloying with lithium. A volume of an inactive region in the silicon alloy, which is not reacted with lithium, is... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120052387 - Li-ion battery: The present invention relates to an Li-ion battery, which comprises: a positive electrode; a negative electrode; and an Li-ion electrolyte contacting with the positive electrode and the negative electrode, wherein the negative electrode has a graphene multi-layered structure, the graphene multi-layered structure comprises plural 2D graphene layers, and plural Ni... Agent:

20120052390 - Electrode composite material of lithium ion battery, method for making the same, and lithium ion battery using the same: An electrode composite material includes an individual electrode active material particle and a protective film coated on a surface of the particle. A composition of the protective film is at least one of AlxMyPO4 and AlxMy(PO3)3, M represents at least one chemical element selected from the group consisting of Cr,... Agent: Tsinghua University

20120052389 - Electrode of lithium ion battery, method for making the same, and lithium ion battery using the same: An electrode of a lithium ion battery includes a current collector, an electrode material layer disposed on a top surface of the current collector, and a protective film located on a top surface of the electrode material layer. A composition of the protective film is at least one of AlxMyPO4... Agent: Tsinghua University

20120052392 - Active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and method for producing active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: An active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery capable of increasing an action potential after the operation of a charge/discharge cycle in a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery. The active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes lithium transition metal composite oxide particles to the surfaces of which boride... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120052391 - Electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The electrode for the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a current collector and an active material layer formed on the current collector and containing an active material. The active material contains first and second particulate lithium-containing transition metal oxides of different voidages.... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120052393 - Negative electrode material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the same: A negative electrode material for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, where the negative electrode contains a carbon material A and a carbon material B. Carbon material A is a multilayer-structure carbon material containing a graphitic particle having an amorphous carbon surface covering, where the interplaner spacing of 002 planes, by... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20120052394 - Positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and non-aqueous electroylte secondary battery using the positive electrode: A positive electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery is provided. The positive electrode has a positive electrode current collector, a positive electrode mixture layer formed on at least one surface of the positive electrode current collector and containing a positive electrode active material, and an inorganic particle layer formed... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120052395 - Polymer compositions, polymer films, polymer gels, polymer foams, and electronic devices containing such films, gels and foams: A polymer film, polymer gel, and polymer foam each contain an electrically conductive polymer and an ionic liquid and are each useful as a component of an electronic device.... Agent: Rhodia Operations

20120052396 - All-solid battery: An all-solid battery includes: a positive electrode active material layer that includes a positive electrode active material; a negative electrode active material layer that includes a negative electrode active material; and a solid electrolyte layer that is formed between the positive electrode active material layer and the negative electrode active... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120052397 - Electrolyte materials for use in electrochemical cells: Electrolyte materials for use in electrochemical cells, electrochemical cells comprising the same, and methods of making such materials and cells, are generally described. In some embodiments, the materials, processes, and uses described herein relate to electrochemical cells comprising sulfur and lithium such as, for example, lithium sulfur batteries. The electrolyte... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20120052398 - Electrochemical energy storage devices having a metallic interfacial conducting agent at the electrode-electrolyte interface: Electrochemical energy storage devices having a metal anode and a solid-state, metal-ion exchange membrane and are characterized by an interfacial layer between the anode and the membrane, wherein the interfacial layer is a solid solution comprising the metal anode and a metallic interfacial conducting agent.... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20120052399 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode containing an active material, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte, the negative electrode including a current collector and a negative electrode active material supported by the current collector, the negative electrode active material having a Li insertion potential not lower than... Agent:

20120052400 - Electrode structure and method for manufacturing the electrode structure, and energy storage apparatus with the electrode structure: Disclosed herein is an electrode structure for an energy storage apparatus. The electrode structure according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a current collector; and an active material layer formed in the current collector, wherein the active material layer includes: an active material; and a conductive material... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120052401 - Niobium oxide compositions and methods for using same: The disclosure relates a niobium oxide useful in anodes of secondary lithium ion batteries. Such niobium oxide has formula LixM1−yNbyNb2O7, wherein 0≦x≦3, 0≦y≦1, and M represents Ti or Zr. The niobium oxide may be in the form of particles, which may be carbon coated. The disclosure also relates to an... Agent:

20120052402 - Oxygen-consuming electrode and process for the production thereof: The present invention relates to a multilayer oxygen-consuming electrode having a side facing the oxygen-containing gas and a side facing the alkaline electrolyte, wherein the electrode includes at least one support, and at least two layers comprising a catalyst and a hydrophobic material, wherein the outermost layer facing the gas... Agent: Bayer Materialscience Ag

20120052403 - Fuel cell electrolyte membrane, membrane electrode assembly, fuel cell and method of manufacturing fuel cell electrolyte membrane: A fuel cell electrolyte membrane (2) includes a first electrolyte membrane (5) formed from a basic polymer including a phosphoric acid, and second and third electrolyte membranes (6, 7) each formed from a basic polymer including a phosphoric acid and clamping the first electrolyte membrane (5) between the second and... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20120052404 - Electrochemical cell with additive modulator: The present invention relates to an electrochemical cell for generating electrical power that includes an anode, a cathode, a charging electrode and an ionically conductive medium containing at least metal fuel ions and an additive for enhancing at least one electrochemical reaction in the cell. The cell also includes an... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.

20120052405 - Method for controlling a fuel cell utilizing a fuel cell sensor: A solid oxide fuel cell module includes a fuel cell tube comprising an inner anode, an outer cathode, and an electrolyte disposed between the inner anode and the outer cathode. The inner anode includes a plurality of hollow rod current conducting members embedded in a bulk anode.... Agent: Adaptive Materials, Inc.

20120052406 - Method of optimizing operating efficiency of fuel cells: A method of operating a fuel cell electrochemical system includes receiving at least one of a cost of electricity and a cost of fuel and adjusting at least one of an operating efficiency and throughput of the fuel cell based on the at least one of the received cost of... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20120052407 - Processes for preparing stable proton exchange membranes and catalyst for use therein: The present invention relates to a process for increasing an ion exchange membrane's resistance to peroxide radical attack in a fuel cell environment comprising the use of catalytically active components capable of decomposing hydrogen peroxide as well as a method for preparing a catalytically active component for use therein. Thus,... Agent: E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20120052408 - Membrane permeation adjustment in pem fuel cell: A system and method for correcting an estimation of nitrogen in an anode side of a fuel cell stack. The system includes a fuel cell stack and a pressure sensor for measuring pressure in an anode sub-system. The system also includes a controller configured to control the estimation of nitrogen... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120052409 - Method for generating an electric power with use of a fuel cell and a fuel cell: A fuel cell capable of operating under a high temperature environment and under a low humidity environment and a method for generating an electric power with use of the fuel cell. The fuel cell comprises an electrolyte membrane, an anode electrode, and an cathode electrode. In each of the anode... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120052410 - High-volume-manufacture fuel cell arrangement and method for production thereof: A fuel cell which is producible in high volume with electrolyte, positive electrode, and negative electrode components, which incorporate structure, external electrical connections, internal fuel feed passages, fuel distribution passages, oxidizer feed passages, oxidizer distribution passages, return passages, and exhaust passages to form a simple assembly which can be formed... Agent:

20120052412 - Polyarylene block copolymer having sulfonic acid group and use thereof: f

20120052411 - Aromatic hydrocarbon based proton exchange membrane and direct methanol fuel cell using same: A proton exchange membrane is obtained which can give an excellent power generation characteristic when the membrane is applied to, in particular, a fuel cell wherein high-concentration methanol is used as a fuel. In the aromatic hydrocarbon based proton exchange membrane of the invention, the ion exchange capacity is set... Agent:

20120052413 - Alkaline electrochemical cell with reduced gassing: Electrochemical cells including a casing or cup for direct electrical contact with a negative electrode or counter electrode and serving as the current collector for the electrode. The casing includes a substrate having a plated coating of an alloy including copper, tin and zinc, the coating having a composition gradient... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

20120052414 - Manufacturing method for electrode catalyst layer, manufacturing method for membrane electrode assembly, and manufacturing method for fuel cell: A manufacturing method for an electrode catalyst layer includes: containing a conductive carrier on which a catalyst is supported, a substrate, an electrolyte resin and a supercritical fluid inside a closed container (S102 to S106); and cooling the substrate to form an electrode catalyst layer, having the conductive carrier on... Agent:

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