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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process April category listing, related patent applications 04/12

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04/26/2012 > 66 patent applications in 50 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20120100398 - Apple-ipad holder type battery pack: An APPLE-iPad holder type battery pack configured to hold and charge an APPLE-iPad, having a pair of high-definition speakers for output of audio signal from the APPLE-iPad and a support pivotally hinged to the back side thereof for supporting the APPLE-iPad on a flat surface in one of a series... Agent:

20120100401 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a plurality of battery modules including a plurality of cells 100 aligned and accommodated in a case, wherein a battery assembly 200 in which the plurality of cells 100 are aligned in a row is used as a unit, and the multiple ones of the battery... Agent:

20120100399 - Battery unit: A battery unit includes: a main accommodation casing that includes a power output terminal; at least one sub-module that is accommodated in the main accommodation casing; and a control unit that is accommodated in the main accommodation casing and controls at least one of charging and discharging of a unit... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120100400 - Instrument connection type unit pack combined cell cartridge: The present invention relates to an instrument connection type unit pack combined cell cartridge assembled into a compound cell interconnection mesh, and to a combined cartridge electricity storage device assembled into a compound unit interconnection mesh in which a plurality of cell cartridges are electrically interconnected. The unit pack combined... Agent: Icel Systems Korea Inc.

20120100402 - Electrode (anode and cathode) performance enhancement by composite formation with graphene oxide: Described is an electrode comprising and preferably consisting of electronically active material (EAM) in nanoparticulate form and a matrix, said matrix consisting of a pyrolization product with therein incorporated graphene flakes and optionally an ionic lithium source. Also described are methods for producing a particle based, especially a fiber based,... Agent: Belenos Clean Power Holding Ag

20120100403 - Electrolytic cell and method of estimating a state of charge thereof: A lithium ion battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte operatively disposed between the positive and negative electrodes. The negative electrode contains a composite material including graphitic carbon and a disordered carbon.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120100404 - Cap assembly and secondary battery using the same: A cap assembly for a secondary battery is coupled to an open end of a battery can receiving an electrode assembly in which a separator is interposed between cathode and anode plates, and includes a top cap disposed on an uppermost portion in a protrusive form to form a cathode... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120100405 - Rechargeable battery pack: A rechargeable battery pack attachable to a power tool includes a display element, a remaining capacity detection device, a remaining capacity display control device, an abnormality detection device, and an abnormality display control device. The display element is provided such that a lighted state thereof can be confirmed from outside.... Agent: Makita Corporation

20120100406 - Button cell having winding electrode and method for the production thereof: A button cell includes a housing consisting of two metal housing halves, an electrode separator assembly in the form of a preferably spiral-shaped winding inside the housing, and metal conductors which electrically connect the electrodes of the assembly to the housing halves, wherein at least one of the conductors is... Agent: Varta Microbattery Gmbh

20120100407 - Electrical storage unit: An electrical storage unit includes an electrical storage section whose collector-exposed portion formed on both ends of an element is attached to a terminal plate or an outer case, and a pair of cooling plates making contact with an outer surface of the terminal plate or an outer bottom face... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120100408 - Cable-type secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: A cable-type secondary battery includes an electrode assembly, which has a first polarity current collector having a long and thin shape, at least two first polarity electrode active material layers formed on the first polarity current collector to be spaced apart in the longitudinal direction, an electrolyte layer filled to... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120100409 - Cable-type secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: A method for manufacturing a cable-type secondary battery includes: preparing a first polarity current collector having a long and thin shape; forming at least two first polarity electrode active material layers on the first polarity current collector to be spaced apart from each other in the longitudinal direction; forming an... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120100410 - Fuel cell separator: The present invention provides a fuel cell separator, in which a vortex generating structure is formed on the surface of a channel of the separator to induce a vortex of fluid (i.e., hydrogen and air) flowing through the channel, thus facilitating the supply of reactant gases and the removal of... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120100411 - Cell separator manufacturing method: The present invention provides a method of manufacturing a cell separator in which a protective layer mainly composed of at least one type of granular ceramic is formed on a surface of a porous sheet base material. The method includes preparation of a water-based paste obtained by mixing a solid... Agent:

20120100412 - Cable-type secondary battery: The wire-type outer current collector has excellent flexibility and a predetermined level of elasticity, and thus, improves the flexibility of the entire cable-type secondary battery and prevents a short circuit from occurring and the active material from falling off from the active material layer, due to the deformation of the... Agent:

20120100413 - Secondary battery and assembled battery: A secondary battery is provided that can be built into an assembled battery at lower cost than by building a secondary battery employing a laminate film into an assembled battery and that permits easy stacking. The secondary battery has: an electrode assembly including a positive electrode and a negative electrode;... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20120100415 - Cable-type secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: A cable-type secondary battery includes an electrode assembly, which has a first polarity current collector having a long and thin shape, at least two first polarity electrode active material layers formed on the first polarity current collector to be spaced apart in the longitudinal direction, an electrolyte layer filled to... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120100417 - Electrolyte compositions and methods of making and using the same: Electrolyte compositions suitable for use in batteries, such as a lithium ion battery, are disclosed The electrolyte compositions include functionalized metal oxide particles In several embodiments the compositions utilize the presence of solvent or a scavenger Methods of making and using electrolyte compositions are also disclosed Articles of manufacture containing... Agent:

20120100414 - Encapsulated emi/rfi shielding for a non-conductive thermosetting plastic composite phev battery cover: A cover for a high voltage vehicle battery is disclosed that is made of a light weight, non-conductive thermoset plastic composite, such as a polyester resin matrix, and includes an EMI/RFI shield. In one embodiment, the EMI/RFI shield is a Faraday cage including a ferrous mesh that is molded into... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120100416 - Molten salt battery case, and molten salt battery: The case for a molten salt battery is used for a molten salt battery containing as an electrolyte a molten salt containing sodium ions. The case is formed of aluminum or an aluminum alloy containing 90% by mass or more of aluminum.... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120100418 - Battery fuse terminal cover with latch: Disclosed herein are embodiments of a battery assembly and a cover for a battery fuse terminal. One embodiment of a battery fuse terminal cover comprises a base portion having a first end and a first hinge end opposite the first end, a movable portion having a second end and a... Agent: Nissan North America, Inc.

20120100419 - Rechargeable battery: A battery including an electrode assembly including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator therebetween; a case housing the electrode assembly; a cap plate coupled to the case; a collector plate coupled to the electrode assembly; and a terminal coupled to the collector plate and passing through the... Agent:

20120100420 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly; a terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly; and a case accommodating the electrode assembly and the terminal, wherein the terminal includes a collecting plate connected to the electrode assembly; a collecting terminal connected to the collecting plate and protruding out of the... Agent:

20120100421 - Secondary battery: Disclosed is a battery 10 including: an electrode group including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator; an electrolyte; and a battery container accommodating the electrode group and the electrolyte. The battery container includes an accommodating portion 16 having an opening, and a lid sealing the opening of... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120100422 - Composite nano porous electrode material, process for production thereof, and lithium ion secondary battery: The nano composite porous electrode material according to this invention has a porous structure such that nano-size pores are three-dimensionally connected with each other wherein walls of the pores thereof are composed of olivine type LiMnPO4 and carbon, a specific surface area Sa is 55 m2g−1<Sa<248 m2g−1, an amount of... Agent: Nagasaki University

20120100423 - Removal of impurities from lithium-iron disulfide electrochemical cells: A lithium electrochemical cell, and a process for making the same, are disclosed. The cell includes a chelating agent that is specifically selected to remove impurities introduced to the cell by other component.... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

20120100424 - Cathode active material, and cathode and magnesium battery including the same: Cathode active materials, and cathodes and magnesium batteries including the cathode active materials. The cathode active materials, and cathodes and magnesium batteries include a metal sulfide-based nanosheet.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120100425 - Lead alkaline battery: A rechargeable battery is provided such that the positive electrode comprises lead dioxide, the negative electrode comprises a metal selected from the group consisting of iron, zinc, cadmium, lanthanum/nickel alloys and titanium/zirconium alloys, and the electrolyte is an aqueous alkali-metal acetate. Upon discharge, the lead dioxide is reduced to lead... Agent:

20120100426 - Lithium secondary battery of improved low-temperature power property: Provided is a lithium secondary battery which has excellent low-temperature power output characteristics by the inclusion of a given amount of a lithium metal oxide and/or a lithium metal sulfide in an anode mix for a lithium secondary battery containing a carbon-based anode active material and is thereby capable of... Agent:

20120100427 - Method of fabricating fibres composed of silicon or a silicon-based material and their use in lithium rechargeable batteries: An electrically interconnected mass includes elongated structures. The elongated structures are electrochemically active and at least some of the elongated structures cross over each other to provide intersections and a porous structure. The elongated structures include doped silicon.... Agent:

20120100428 - Particles coated with an organically modified (hetero)silicic acid polycondensate and containing a metal core suited for storing hydrogen, batteries produced therewith, and method for the production thereof using the particles: The present invention relates to particles, which are suited as electrode material for the negative electrode of a battery functioning according to the principle of nickel-metal hydride batteries. In order to increase the power density of such batteries, it is desirable to use relatively small particles for the electrode material.... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foederung Der Angewand Ten Forschung E.v.

20120100430 - Cathode active material and secondary battery comprising the same: Disclosed are a cathode active material and a secondary battery including the same, wherein the cathode active material includes (a) a first lithium-containing metal composite oxide and (b) a second lithium-containing metal composite oxide coated on an entire particle surface of the first lithium-containing metal composite oxide particle, the second... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120100429 - Positive electrode active material, production method thereof and its use: s

20120100431 - Cathode active material and nonaqueous secondary battery including cathode having the cathode active material: A cathode active material of the present invention for use in a nonaqueous secondary battery, the cathode active material includes: a main crystalline phase including a lithium-containing transition metal oxide containing manganese and having a spinel structure; and a sub crystalline phase contained in the main crystalline phase, the sub... Agent:

20120100432 - Method for manufacturing metal-made three-dimensional substrate for electrodes, metal-made three-dimensional substrate for electrodes and electrochemical applied products using the same: In a method for manufacturing a metal-made three-dimensional substrate, a metal foil is passed between a pair of rollers 21 and 22 . Each surface S of a pair of the rollers 21 and 22 is provided with protrusion portions 23 arranged in a grid pattern, and the protrusion portions... Agent: M&g Eco-battery Co., Ltd.

20120100433 - Solid electrolyte, solid electrolyte sheet, and method for producing solid electrolyte: The present invention solves the above-mentioned problem by providing a solid electrolyte comprising a garnet-type compound with Li ion conductivity as the main component, characterized in that a phosphate group-containing Li ion conductor is provided between particles of the above-mentioned garnet-type compound, and the phosphate group-containing Li ion conductor has... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120100434 - Liquid electrolyte for lithium accumulator, comprising a mixture of non-aqueous organic solvents: The liquid electrolyte is in particular suitable for a lithium battery based on the LiFePO4/Li4Ti5O-12 pair or derivatives thereof, these materials being the respective active materials of the positive and negative electrodes. Such a lithium battery in fact has the advantage of operating in power, over a wide temperature range,... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20120100436 - Lithium-ion secondary battery: Disclosed is a lithium-ion secondary battery which includes a carbonaceous material in an anodic active material mix, and a cyclic carbonate and a chain carbonate both in an electrolytic solution. The solvent contains an additive which is a substance having a LUMO energy determined through molecular orbital calculation of lower... Agent:

20120100435 - Method for producing difluorophosphate, non-aqueous electrolyte for secondary cell and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary cell: The difluorophosphate is produced by reacting lithium hexafluorophosphate with a carbonate in a nonaqueous solvent. The liquid reaction mixture resulting from this reaction is supplied for providing the difluorophosphate in a nonaqueous electrolyte comprising a nonaqueous solvent which contains at least a hexafluorophosphate as an electrolyte lithium salt and further... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20120100437 - Electricity storage device: There can be provided an energy storage device comprising a positive electrode comprising a nitroxyl compound having a nitroxyl cation partial structure in an oxidized state and having a nitroxyl radical partial structure in a reduced state; a negative electrode comprising a carbon material which lithium ions can be reversibly... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120100438 - Composite structures containing high capacity porous active materials constrained in shells: Provided are novel electrode material composite structures containing high capacity active materials formed into porous base structures. The structures also include shells that encapsulate these porous base structures. During lithiation of the active material, the shell mechanically constrains the porous base structure. The shell allows lithium ions to pass through... Agent: Amprius, Inc.

20120100439 - Electrolyte solution for secondary lithium battery and secondary lithium battery including the electrolyte solution: An electrolyte solution for a secondary lithium battery, the electrolyte solution including: a lithium salt, a non-aqueous organic solvent, and a phenanthroline-based compound having a polar substituent. The electrolyte solution enables production of a secondary lithium battery having good high-temperature lifetime characteristics and good high-temperature preservation characteristics.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120100440 - Multi-layered, chemically bonded lithium-ion and lithium/air batteries: Disclosed are multilayer, porous, thin-layered lithium-ion batteries that include an inorganic separator as a thin layer that is chemically bonded to surfaces of positive and negative electrode layers. Thus, in such disclosed lithium-ion batteries, the electrodes and separator are made to form non-discrete (i.e., integral) thin layers. Also disclosed are... Agent: Ut-battelle, LLC.

20120100441 - Oxygen-consuming electrode: The present invention relates to an oxygen-consuming electrode comprising a support in the form of a sheet-like structure and a coating comprising a gas diffusion layer and a catalytically active component, wherein the support is based on a material which can be at least partly removed by dissolution, decomposition, melting... Agent: Bayer Materialscience Ag

20120100442 - Oxygen-consuming electrode and process for producing it: An oxygen-consuming electrode includes a support in the form of a sheet-like structure and a coating including a gas diffusion layer and a catalytically active component, wherein the support is based on a material having a conductivity of less than 1000 S/cm, measured at 20° C. The supports are simple... Agent: Bayer Materialscience Ag

20120100444 - Fuel cell system using hydrogen from electrolyzer of sea water: Provided is a fuel cell system using waste hydrogen generated from a sea water electrolyzing apparatus, the fuel cell system including: a sea water electrolyzing apparatus carrying out electrolysis of sea water used as cooling water in a nuclear power generation system to produce a chlorine-containing material; a hydrogen conveying... Agent: Xfc Inc.

20120100443 - Fuel supply for a fuel cell: The present invention discloses a fuel supply for a fuel cell, the fuel cell including a liquid storage area that includes a liquid reactant, a reaction area that includes a solid reactant, wherein the liquid reactant is pumped into the reaction area such that the liquid reactant reacts with the... Agent:

20120100445 - Fuel cell system and method of operating fuel cell system: The invention is provided to reliably restore generated voltage that has declined due to clogging of water in a fuel cell stack. A method of operating a fuel cell system having a fuel cell stack that generates electricity through an electrochemical reaction between a fuel gas including hydrogen gas and... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120100446 - Hydrogen storage using hydrocarbon nanostructures and sonication: Hydrogen storage materials and methods of reversibly storing and generating hydrogen using sonication and hydrocarbon nanostructures are described.... Agent: The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois

20120100447 - Method for operating a high-temperature fuel cell: In a method for operating a high-temperature fuel cell, which in normal mode of generating electrical power is supplied with liquid fuel, preferably diesel oil, and is preceded on the anode side by a reformer for liquid fuel, where at least part of the hot anode exhaust gas is recirculated... Agent: Avl List Gmbh

20120100448 - Method for load following operation of fuel cell system: Provided is a method for load following operation of a fuel cell system in which reliable reforming and the prevention of flow blockage and anode degradation are possible. Functions F=f(P) and P=f−1(F) of an electrical output P and a fuel flow rate F required to output P are beforehand obtained.... Agent: Jx Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation

20120100449 - Fuel cell system and control method therefor: A fuel cell system includes: a fuel cell activation portion that starts electricity generation of a fuel cell; a cooling medium passage that is provided with a pump and that is provided for passing a cooling medium through a cell-side passage for the cooling medium; and a pump control portion... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120100450 - Heating device for end plate of fuel cell stack: The present invention provides a heating device for an end plate of a fuel cell stack, which can prevent a decrease in temperature of unit cells around the ends of the fuel cell stack by providing a structure for circulating high temperature coolant discharged from the fuel cell stack in... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120100451 - Metal co-catalyst enhancer of electro-oxidation of ethanol: A process for the highly efficient oxidation of ethanol in fuel cells involves the addition of a metal co-catalyst oxidation enhancer to the fuel cell electrolyte in soluble form. The enhancer vastly improves the rate of ethanol ethanol oxidation and promotes oxidation of the C—C bond to CO2. The metal... Agent:

20120100452 - Fuel cell stack: The present invention provides a fuel cell stack that has a separator arranged between fuel cells, the separator including: a sandwiching section which sandwiches an electrolyte electrode assembly and includes a fuel gas channel and a separately provided oxygen-containing gas channel; a bridge which is connected to the sandwiching section... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120100453 - Planar sofc stack: A solid oxide fuel cell (“SOFC”) stack device is disclosed. The SOFC stack includes SOFC units that can easily be stacked and electrically connected to one another. Furthermore, each of the SOFC units can easily be removed from the others and replaced with a new one. The fuel cell stack... Agent: Atomic Energy Council-institute Of Nuclear Energy Research

20120100454 - Method to provide electrical insulation between conductive plates of a hydrogen fuel cell: A subassembly for a fuel cell includes a fuel cell plate having a first side and a second side. Each of the first side and the second side has a flow field disposed between a pair of headers. An insulating spacer abuts the first side of the fuel cell plate... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120100455 - Catalyst support material comprising polyazole salt, electrochemical catalyst, and the preparation of a gas diffusion electrode and a membrane-electrode assembly therefrom: A catalyst material comprising an electrically conducting support material, a proton-conducting, acid-doped polymer based on a polyazole salt, and a catalytically active material. A process for preparing the catalyst material. A catalyst material prepared by the process of the invention. A catalyst ink comprising the catalyst material of the invention... Agent: Basf Se

20120100456 - Porous electrode substrate and method for producing the same: The present invention provides a porous electrode substrate that has low production cost, high mechanical strength, thickness precision, and surface smoothness, and sufficient gas permeability and electrical conductivity, and a method for producing the same. In the present invention, for example, a porous electrode substrate that includes short carbon fibers... Agent: Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.

20120100457 - Catalyst support material comprising polyazole, electrochemical catalyst, and the preparation of a gas diffusion electrode and a membrane-electrode assembly therefrom: A process for preparing a catalyst material comprising an electrically conducting support material, a proton-conducting, polyazole-based polymer and a catalytically active material. A catalyst material prepared by the process of the invention. A catalyst ink comprising a catalyst material of the invention and a solvent. A catalyst-coated membrane (CCM) comprising... Agent: Basf Se

20120100458 - Ion-conducting microparticle and method of manufacturing the same, ion-conducting composite, membrane electrode assembly (mea), and electrochemical device: There are provided an ion-conducting microparticle including an ion-dissociative group and exhibiting an affinity for a fluorine-containing resin, and a method of manufacturing the same, an ion-conducting composite including the ion-conducting microparticle, a membrane electrode assembly (MEA) including the ion-conducting composite as an electrolyte, and an electrochemical device such as... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120100459 - Extreme temperature gasket and method of making the same: An extreme temperature gasket material capable of withstanding temperatures in excess of 850° F. is provided. The extreme temperature gasket generally includes an inorganic filler, an inorganic fiber, and an organic binder. In some embodiments, the inorganic filler is from 75 to 90 wt % of the gasket material and... Agent: Garlock Sealing Technologies, LLC

20120100460 - Calcium hexaboride anodes for electrochemical cells: An electrochemical cell includes an anode containing calcium hexaboride, where the electrochemical device is an alkaline cell or an air cathode cell.... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

20120100461 - Hydrophilic porous layer for fuel cells, gas diffusion electrode and manufacturing method thereof, and membrane electrode assembly: [Solving means] A hydrophilic porous layer comprising electrically conductive material—hydrophilic material aggregates each including hydrophilic materials and electrically conductive materials that intimately contact to one another, the hydrophilic materials being mutually connected to one another to form in the hydrophilic materials a continuous transport path for water, the electrically conductive... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120100462 - Electrode catalyst for fuel cell and use thereof: To provide an economical fuel cell electrode catalyst which can be used in place of platinum as a simple substance or a platinum alloy and has easy-to-control catalytic power, a molecular metal complex is used as a fuel cell electrode catalyst which molecular metal complex is a mononuclear or multinuclear... Agent:

20120100463 - Fuel cell production method: A method of producing a fuel cell includes: preparing a plurality of carbon nanotubes that are aligned substantially vertically to a plane of a substrate; supporting an electrode catalyst on the carbon nanotubes; forming an electrode layer by disposing an ionomer formed of a first solid polymer electrolyte on a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

  
04/19/2012 > 69 patent applications in 55 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20120094151 - Battery management system and method thereof, and power storage apparatus using the same: A battery management system is disclosed. The system includes a variable discharge resistor and a temperature measuring unit to measure the temperature of the discharge resistor. The resistance of the discharge resistor is modified based at least in part on the measured temperature.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd

20120094152 - Method and device for controlling battery heating: A method and a device for controlling battery heating is disclosed. The method comprises: starting battery heating when conditions for starting battery heating are met; and stopping battery heating when conditions for stopping battery heating are met. The conditions for stopping battery heating include at least one of the following:... Agent:

20120094150 - Methods and apparatuses for electrochemical cell monitoring and control: Battery sub-arrays are configured for electrical and mechanical coupling with each other to form a multi-cell battery. A sub-array may be an individual cell or a group of cells. Each sub-array includes a bypass switch to connect the sub-array within the multi-cell battery or bypass the sub-array. Monitoring and control... Agent: Alliant Techsystems Inc.

20120094153 - Cross stripping for high-rate lithium battery cell pack: A battery pack comprising a plurality of battery cells being positioned adjacent to one another in a series of rows including a first outer row and a second outer row, a first endcap strip connected to the first row, a second endcap strip connected to the second row, and a... Agent: Braille Battery, Inc.

20120094154 - Battery systems with battery gauge functions: A battery system includes an indicator, a sensor, and a controller. The indicator has multiple channels and is operable for displaying information about a battery cell unit according to control signals received via the channels. The channels include a first channel and the control signals include a first control signal.... Agent:

20120094155 - Battery module: A battery module including a plurality of battery cells arranged in a first direction from a first end of the battery module to a second end of the battery module, each of the battery cells including a case including a vent, an electrode assembly housed in the case, and a... Agent:

20120094156 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells arranged in a first direction, the battery cells having vents, a housing accommodating the battery cells, and an insulating member corresponding to the vents.... Agent:

20120094157 - Battery module, and electricity storage device: An electricity storage device according to the present invention includes a battery module having side plates and cover members assembled to both the sides of a case member of the battery module, so that gas discharge spaces are defined into which gas is emitted from the terminals of battery cells... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20120094158 - Modular system for an accumulator: An essentially cuboid-shaped accumulator is provided, comprising at least one voltage generating cell and at least two separate housing elements, each comprising maximally three side parts and together comprising at least four side parts, wherein each side part is provided for limiting one respective side of the cuboid-shaped accumulator. At... Agent: Magna E-car Systems Gmbh & Co Og

20120094159 - Cylindrical alkaline battery:

20120094160 - Rechargeable battery and manufacturing method of the same: A rechargeable battery having an electrode assembly formed by depositing/spiral-winding an positive electrode and a negative electrode on respective surfaces of a separator; a can including a pipe having a side seam portion to enclose the electrode assembly and a bottom plate bonded to a first opening of the pipe... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120094161 - Single cell and battery pack comprising the same: The present invention discloses a single cell comprising a shell, a cover and an electric core. The cover is connected with the shell in a sealed manner. The electric core is accommodated in the shell, and at least two electrode terminals having the same polarity penetrate through the cover respectively.... Agent:

20120094162 - Battery for electric vehicle and method of changing batteries: A rechargeable battery for powering an electric vehicle, the battery comprising at least one removable and replaceable electrically rechargeable cell, wherein the cell is encapsulated within a capsule compatible with transport along a pipeline.... Agent:

20120094163 - High rate lithium cell carbon-fiber cased sli battery: A high rate lithium cell carbon-fiber cased starting, lighting, and ignition battery comprises a carbon-fiber bottom member, four carbon-fiber wall members, each wall member connected to the bottom member at substantially a right angle creating a five-sided box, a lid member configured to interconnect with the four carbon-fiber wall members,... Agent: Braille Battery, Inc.

20120094164 - Modular system for an accumulator: A modular system for an essentially cuboid-shaped accumulator is provided, comprising at least one voltage generating cell and at least two loose housing elements. The housing elements each comprise maximally three side parts and together comprise at least four side parts, wherein each side part is provided for limiting one... Agent: Magna E-car Systems Gmbh & Co Og

20120094166 - Battery module having heat dissipation member of novel structure and battery pack employed with the same: Disclosed is a battery module including a plurality of plate-shaped battery cells mounted in a module case in a stacked state, wherein each of the plate-shaped battery cells is configured in a structure in which an electrode assembly is mounted in a battery case formed of a laminate sheet, the... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120094165 - Battery modules and assemblies: A battery module is provided. The battery module includes a first battery cell; a heat transfer plate contacting the first battery cell and defining a perimeter, the heat transfer plate having a first thickness; a heat transfer fin extending from the perimeter of the heat transfer plate, the heat transfer... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120094167 - Separator for non-aqueous lithium-ion battery: A method for manufacturing battery separators for use in a lithium-ion battery containing non-aqueous electrolytes, producing batteries being resistant to thermal runaway and explosion, includes the steps of preparing a dryblend comprising two UHMW Polyethylenes and Calcined Kaolin, feeding said dry-blend into an extruder, melt-kneading said dry blend in the... Agent:

20120094168 - Process for manufacturing electrolyte assembly for secondary battery of novel laminated structure: Disclosed is the present invention directed to a process for manufacturing an electrode assembly, including: prior to assembling to electrode, bending a cathode, having an active material layer coated on one major surface of a current collector, and an anode, having an active material layer coated on one major surface... Agent:

20120094169 - Secondary battery: Disclosed is a secondary battery. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a first plate, a second plate, and a separator disposed between the first and second plates, a battery case accommodating the electrode assembly and an electrolyte, a cap assembly sealing an opening formed on one side of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120094170 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly, the electrode assembly including a non-coating portion having a front surface, a rear surface, and a side surface; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; a cap plate sealing the case; and a collector electrically connected to the non-coating portion of the electrode assembly,... Agent:

20120094172 - Lithium-ion battery: A battery comprise: a housing made by a metal or a metal alloy; a battery core in the housing comprising a positive plate, a separator and a negative plate; an electrolyte in the housing; a cover assembly having a positive terminal electrically connected with the positive plate and a negative... Agent:

20120094171 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly; a case housing the electrode assembly; a current collecting terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly; a cap plate capping the case to seal the electrode assembly, the case, and the current collecting terminal; an insulation member interposed between the current collecting terminal... Agent:

20120094173 - Macro-porous graphite electrode material, process for production thereof, and lithium ion secondary battery: The macroporous graphite electrode material according to this invention is composed of graphite having macropores in which a ratio of specific surface area of micropores in relation to total specific surface area is not less than 0 and not more than 0.74 and a ratio of D band area and... Agent: Nagasaki University

20120094174 - Process for producing negative plate for lead storage battery, and lead storage battery: A coating layer of a carbon mixture is formed at least in a part of a surface of a negative active material-filled plate. The carbon mixture is prepared by mixing two kinds of carbon materials consisting of a first carbon material having conductive properties and a second carbon material having... Agent:

20120094175 - Negative active material for lithium secondary battery and negative electrode and lithium secondary battery comprising same: A negative electrode for a lithium secondary battery of the present invention includes a negative active material including a plate-shaped carbon powder particle agglomerated in a primary structure in which the plate-shaped particle is oriented in a plane direction and laminated. Fine carbon powder particles are then agglomerated to form... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd

20120094177 - Positive electrode for lithium ion batterty, fabrication method thereof, and lithium ion battery using the same: An object of the present invention is to provide: a positive electrode including a lithium-containing nickel oxide which serves as a positive electrode active material and having excellent input/output characteristics, durability, and reliability; and a lithium ion battery which uses this positive electrode. The positive electrode includes a positive electrode... Agent:

20120094176 - Power-optimized and energy-density-optimized flat electrodes for electrochemcal energy stores: The invention relates to an electrode layer composite for forming planar electrodes (1, 2) in electrochemical storage elements, wherein the electrode layer composite comprises at least one first layer (6, 8) containing electrode material and one second layer (7, 9) containing electrode material, wherein the first layer (6, 8) has... Agent:

20120094178 - Composition for a secondary battery cell: Composite electrode material for a rechargeable battery cell includes an electroactive material; and a polymeric binder including pendant carboxyl groups, characterised in that (i) the electroactive material includes one or more components selected from the group including an electroactive metal, an electroactive semi-metal, an electroactive ceramic material, an electroactive metalloid,... Agent:

20120094179 - Negative electrode active material of lithium secondary battery, negative electrode of lithium secondary battery, lithium secondary battery for vehicle installation using the negative electrode active material and negative electrode, and method for manuf: A negative electrode active material of lithium secondary battery include: at least one of a petroleum-derived green coke and a coal-derived green coke, and at least one of a petroleum-derived calcined coke and a coal-derived calcined coke within a mass ratio range of 90:10 to 10:90; a phosphorous compound within... Agent: Nippon Steel Chemical Co., Ltd.

20120094180 - Active material for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery comprising same: The present invention relates to an active material for a rechargeable lithium battery and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same. The active material includes an active material and a fiber-shaped or tube-shaped carbon conductive material attached to the surface of the active material. The active material includes a conductive... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd

20120094181 - Cathode active material for a lithium rechargeable battery and a production method therefor: The present invention relates to negative-electrode active material for a lithium secondary battery exhibiting excellent capacity property and cycle life property, a method of preparing the same, and a lithium secondary battery using the negative-electrode active material, wherein the negative-electrode active material for a lithium secondary battery comprises a nanotube... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120094182 - Lead acid storage battery: A lead acid storage battery composed of plates, the lead acid storage battery being obtained by packing an active material into a grid plate provided with a frame section having a quadrangular profile shape, and lateral grid strands and longitudinal grid strands that form a grid inside the frame section.... Agent:

20120094183 - Battery separator with improved oxidation stability: The invention relates to a thermoplastic polymer-based battery separator, which contains a compound of formula R (OR1)n(COOMx+1/x)m. In said formula, R represents a non-aromatic hydrocarbon group comprising between 10 and 4,200 carbon atoms, which can be interrupted by oxygen atoms, R1 represents H, —(CH2)kCOOMx+1/x or —(CH2)k—SO3Mx+1/x, whereby k stands for... Agent: Daramic, Inc.

20120094184 - Separator for electrochemical device, and electrochemical device including same: The separator for an electrochemical device of the present invention includes inorganic fine particles and a fibrous material or microporous film. Primary particles of the inorganic fine particles can be approximated to a geometric shape, and a difference between a theoretical specific surface area and an actual specific surface area... Agent:

20120094185 - Solid electrolyte material, electrode element that includes solid electrolyte material, all-solid battery that includes solid electrolyte material, and manufacturing method for solid electrolyte material: A solid electrolyte material that can react with an electrode active material to forms a high-resistance portion includes fluorine.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120094186 - Solid electrolyte, method for preparing same, and rechargeable lithium battery comprising solid electrolyte and solid electrolyte particles: Disclosed is a solid electrolyte including particles comprising Li(1+x)Ti(2−x)Alx(PO4)3 (0≦x≦1) having a true density of about 2.20 to about 2.50 g/cm3.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120094187 - Electrolyte for electrochemical device, method for preparing the electrolyte and electrochemical device including the electrolyte: Disclosed is a solid electrolyte for an electrochemical device. The solid electrolyte includes a composite consisting of: a plastic crystal matrix electrolyte doped with an ionic salt; and a network of a non-crosslinked polymer and a crosslinked polymer structure. The electrolyte has high ionic conductivity comparable to that of a... Agent:

20120094188 - Solid state battery: Disclosed are ionically conductive membranes for protection of active metal anodes and methods for their fabrication. The membranes may be incorporated in active metal negative electrode (anode) structures and battery cells. In accordance with the invention, the membrane has the desired properties of high overall ionic conductivity and chemical stability... Agent: Polyplus Battery Company

20120094189 - Lithium-sulfur battery: Disclosed is a lithium-sulfur polymer battery having a anode and a cathode separated by an electrolyte formed by a membrane containing a solution of a lithium salt in aprotic organic solvents with the addition of lithium sulfide and/or lithium polysulfides until saturation, this solution being trapped in a polymer matrix.... Agent: Iucf-hyu (industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang Univeristy)

20120094190 - Asymmetric and/or low-symmetric fluorine-containing phosphate for non-aqueous electrolyte solution: (wherein R represents an alkyl group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms or a fluorine-containing alkyl group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, A and B are different from each other and each represent a hydrogen atom or a fluorine atom, and n and m each independently represent an integer... Agent: Tosoh F-tech, Inc.

20120094191 - Lithium secondary battery with anode containing aqueous binder: Provided is a lithium secondary battery comprising an anode, a cathode and a non-aqueous electrolyte, wherein the anode includes an aqueous binder, and the non-aqueous electrolyte contains (a) a cyclic anhydride or a derivative thereof; and (b) any one anion receptor selected from the group consisting of a borane compound,... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120094192 - Composite nanowire compositions and methods of synthesis: Nanowire array compositions in which nanowires containing at least one Group IV metal (e.g., Si or Ge) in a single layer or core-shell nanowire structure, wherein, in particular embodiments, the nanowires have a transition metal core and/or are surrounded by or embedded within a metal oxide or metal oxide-ionic liquid... Agent: Ut-battelle, LLC

20120094193 - High specific-energy li/o2-co2 battery: 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 configured to use a form of oxygen and carbon dioxide as reagents in a reversible electrochemical reaction wherein Li2CO3 is formed and consumed... Agent:

20120094194 - Lithium/sulfur battery with hermetically sealed anode: Protected anode architectures for active metal anodes have a polymer adhesive seal that provides an hermetic enclosure for the active metal of the protected anode inside an anode compartment. The compartment is substantially impervious to ambient moisture and battery components such as catholyte (electrolyte about the cathode), and prevents volatile... Agent: Polyplus Battery Company

20120094195 - Fuel cell system and scavenging method therefor: A fuel cell having an oxygen-containing gas flow field and a fuel gas flow field, an oxygen-containing gas supply apparatus for supplying an oxygen-containing gas to the oxygen-containing gas flow field, a fuel gas supply apparatus for supplying a fuel gas to the fuel gas flow field, a scavenging gas... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120094197 - Humidifier for fuel cell and fuel cell system using the same as auxiliary humidifier: The present invention provides a humidifier, which is used as an auxiliary humidifier of a fuel cell together with an existing gas-to-gas humidifier to improve humidification performance in a low efficiency region of the gas-to-gas humidifier, thus increasing the output of the fuel cell and providing high efficiency operation. Particularly,... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120094196 - Hybrid fuel cell: A power generator includes a chemical hydride multilayer fuel cell stack. A flow path extends through the fuel cell stack to provide oxygen containing air to the fuel cell stack and to cool the fuel cell stack. A hydrogen generator is coupled to the flow path to receive water vapor... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20120094198 - Gasifier having integrated fuel cell power generation system: A direct carbonaceous material to power generation system integrates one or more solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) into a fluidized bed gasifier. The fuel cell anode is in direct contact with bed material so that the H2 and CO generated in the bed are oxidized to H2O and CO2 to... Agent: Thermochem Recovery International

20120094199 - Catalyst for electrochemical applications: The invention relates to a catalyst for electro-chemical applications comprising an alloy of platinum and a transition metal, wherein the transition metal has an absorption edge similar to the absorption edge of the transition metal in oxidic state, measured with x-ray absorption near-edge spectroscopy (XANES) wherein the measurements are performed... Agent: Basf Se

20120094200 - Freeze start method for fuel cells: A method for starting operation of a solid polymer fuel cell from a temperature below 0° C. is disclosed that prevents certain problems with ice formation as the fuel cell thaws. During startup, the method involves providing the oxidant flow at a rate less than half of its maximum when... Agent: Daimler Ag

20120094201 - Fuel cell with internal flow control: A fuel cell stack is provided with a plurality of fuel cell cassettes where each fuel cell cassette has a fuel cell with an anode and cathode. The fuel cell stack includes an anode supply chimney for supplying fuel to the anode of each fuel cell cassette, an anode return... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20120094202 - Device for producing electricity for a submarine comprising a fuel cell: The invention relates to a submarine comprising a device for producing electricity including a fuel cell, means for feeding oxygen gas, means for feeding hydrogen fuel, and means for discharging the gas effluents, characterized in that the fuel cell (24) is an internal reforming cell operating at a high temperature... Agent: Dcns

20120094203 - Bipolar plates for electrochemical cells: In one embodiment, an electrochemical cell such as a fuel cell is provided to include a bipolar plate. The bipolar plate includes a metal substrate defining at least one flow channel having a channel span of no greater than 1.0 millimeter; and the metal substrate includes a stainless steel material... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20120094204 - Fuel cell stack with combined flow patterns in a fuel cell stack or an electrolysis cell stack: A cell stack comprising a plurality of fuel cells or electrolysis cells has a combination of flow patterns between anode gas and cathode gas internally in each of the cells and between the cells relative to each other such that cathode and anode gas internally in a cell flows in... Agent:

20120094205 - Compliant glass seal for fuel cell stack: A solid oxide fuel cell stack having a plurality of cassettes and a compliant glass seal disposed between the sealing surfaces of adjacent cassettes, thereby joining the cassettes and providing a hermetic seal therebetween. The compliant glass seal may include a glass, at least one metal selected from Groups 9,... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20120094206 - Solid oxide fuel cells and manufacturing method thereof: Provided are a solid oxide fuel cell and a method of manufacturing the same. The solid oxide fuel cell in which at least one or more unit modules are stacked and integrated with each other includes first and second solid electrolyte layers in which each of the unit modules includes... Agent: Korea Institute Of Ceramic Engineering & Technology

20120094207 - 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. The catalyst includes a metal element M, carbon, nitrogen and oxygen, wherein the catalyst shows peaks at 1340 cm−1 to 1365 cm−1 and at 1580 cm−1... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20120094208 - Fuel cell: An oxidant gas conduit communicating with both an oxidant gas inlet communication hole and an oxidant gas outlet communication hole is formed in a surface of a cathode-side metallic separator which forms a fuel cell. Continuous linear guide ridges which protrude from intermediate height sections to the oxidant gas conduit... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120094209 - Ion-conductive composite, membrane electrode assembly (mea), and electrochemical device: An ion-conductive composite is formed of ion-conductive fine particles having an ion-dissociative group and a vinylidene fluoride homopolymer or copolymer. Here, a vinylidene fluoride homopolymer or copolymer having a β-type crystal structure is used. Since polyvinylidene fluoride having the β-type crystal structure has a large dipole moment in a direction... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120094210 - Ink comprising polymer particles, electrode, and mea: Catalyst ink comprising one or more catalyst materials, a liquid medium and polymer particles comprising one or more proton-conducting polymers, an electrode comprising at least one catalyst ink according to the present invention, a membrane-electrode assembly comprising at least one electrode according to the invention or comprising at least one... Agent: Basf Se

20120094211 - Polyazole-containing composition: t

20120094212 - Polyurea electrolyte and method for manufacturing the same: A polyurea electrolyte includes a polyurea resin formed by a polymerization of a first compound having two or more isocyanate groups and a second compound having two or more amino groups. The first compound or the second compound contains ten or more carbon chains, and the first compound or the... Agent: Nissan Motor Company., Ltd.

20120094213 - Solid oxide electrolyte membrane, method of manufacturing the same and fuel cell including the solid oxide electrolyte membrane: A solid oxide electrolyte membrane including a solid oxide electrolyte layer; and an insulating layer formed as a conformal layer on a single surface or two opposite surfaces of the solid oxide electrolyte layer and including nano-grains having a average crystal grain size of 30 nm or less, a method... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120094214 - Production of self-supporting ceramic materials having a reduced thickness and containing metal oxides: The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing a metal-oxide-based ceramic, including, in order, the step of inserting, into a flash sintering device, a nanocrystalline powder comprising crystallites and crystallite agglomerates of a ceramic of formula, Zr1-xMxO2, where M is chosen from yttrium, scandium and cerium, or Ce1-xM′xO2, where... Agent: Electricite De France

20120094215 - Gas diffusion electrode and production method for same; membrane electrode assembly and production method for same: [Solving means] A gas diffusion electrode including a hydrophilic porous layer having an electrically conductive material and an ion conductive material; and a catalyst layer adjacent to the hydrophilic porous layer, wherein a water transport resistance of the hydrophilic porous layer is smaller than a water transport resistance of the... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120094216 - Nano-material catalyst device: A catalyst member comprising a blended mixture of nano-scale metal particles compressed with larger metal particles and sintered to form a structurally stable member of any desired shape. The catalyst member can be used in one of many different applications; for example, as an electrode in a fuel cell or... Agent: Quantumsphere, Inc.

20120094217 - Fuel cell body, fuel cell unit, fuel cell stack, and fuel cell device including each of them: A fuel cell unit (1) according to the present invention comprises a fuel cell (6) having an inner electrode layer (16), an outer electrode layer (20) and a through passage (15); and inner and outer electrode terminals (24, 26) fixed at the opposite ends (6a, 6b) of the fuel cell... Agent: Toto Ltd.

20120094218 - Ni modified ceramic anodes for direct-methane solid oxide fuel cells: In accordance with certain embodiments of the present disclosure, a method for fabricating a solid oxide fuel cell is described. The method includes synthesizing a composition having a perovskite present therein. The method further includes applying the composition on an electrolyte support to form an anode and applying Ni to... Agent:

  
04/12/2012 > 62 patent applications in 47 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20120088126 - Battery assembly: A battery assembly comprises: an electrode assembly including a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode plate, and a separator disposed between the positive electrode plate and the negative electrode plate; a case for accommodating the electrode assembly; and an alignment member for aligning the case, wherein a depressed portion is... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120088127 - Energy storage and output system: An electrical power supply system is disclosed. The power supply system has an energy storage device, which may include two energy packs connected in parallel, each pack comprising two banks of cells electrically connected in parallel, and each bank comprising seven energy cells electrically connected in series. The cells may... Agent:

20120088128 - Sealed battery and vehicle: A safety valve (40, 140, 240, 340) formed in a portion of a case of a sealed battery includes a fracture groove portion (50, 150, 250, 350) formed in a thin portion (42, 142, 242, 342). The thin portion (42, 142, 242, 342) is formed in a horizontally long shape... Agent:

20120088129 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode group 11 which is formed by winding or stacking a positive electrode plate 6 and a negative electrode plate 9 with separators 10a, 10b interposed therebetween, and is sealed in an exterior package 14 together with a nonaqueous electrolyte, wherein the positive electrode plate... Agent:

20120088130 - Method for air cooling of an electric vehicle traction battery with flow shifting: A thermal management system that provides air cooling and heating for a battery by flow-shifting air through a battery enclosure. The battery includes a plurality of battery cells provided in the enclosure. The enclosure includes a first manifold having a first end and second end and second manifold opposite to... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120088131 - Middle or large-sized battery pack case providing improved distribution uniformity in coolant flux: Disclosed herein is a middle or large-sized battery pack case in which a battery module having a plurality of stacked battery cells or unit modules (‘unit cells’), which can be charged and discharged, is mounted, wherein the battery pack case is provided at an upper part and a lower part... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120088132 - Battery unit and battery module: A battery unit and a battery module including a stack of a plurality of the battery units. The battery unit includes: a battery cell including electrode terminals; and a case for housing the battery cell, wherein the case includes: a spacer that is disposed on facing portions of an edge... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120088133 - Planar high density sodium battery: A method of making a molten sodium battery is disclosed. A first metallic interconnect frame having a first interconnect vent hole is provided. A second metallic interconnect frame having a second interconnect vent hole is also provided. An electrolyte plate having a cathode vent hole and an anode vent hole... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20120088135 - Battery module having temperature sensor and battery pack employed with the same: Disclosed herein is a battery module including two or more battery cells, wherein the battery module is configured in a structure in which a sensor (a “temperature sensor”) to measure the temperature of at least one of the battery cells is disposed between the at least one of the battery... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120088134 - Thermal battery for power systems: An improved emergency power system is disclosed for providing electrical power to a load such as a blowout preventer of a petroleum drilling apparatus. The improved emergency power system comprises a thermal battery having an anode and a cathode with a separator containing an electrolyte disposed therebetween. An internal heat... Agent: The Enser Corporation

20120088138 - Battery cell and method of manufacturing the same: Provided is a battery cell that allow the inner surfaces of connection strips of a current collector to be brought into contact with the outermost circumferential surface of a layered electrode portion of a power generating element while preventing the connection strips from scratching the layered electrode portion. The battery... Agent:

20120088136 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: Disclosed is a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including: a cylindrical wound electrode group including a belt-like negative electrode, a belt-like positive electrode, and a belt-like separator interposed therebetween, the electrodes and separator being laminated and wound together; and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The cross section perpendicular to the winding axis of... Agent:

20120088137 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A battery case houses an electrode group formed by winding a positive electrode plate where a positive electrode active material layer is provided on a positive electrode current collector and a negative electrode plate where a negative electrode active material layer is provided on a negative electrode current collector with... Agent:

20120088139 - Electrode for molten salt battery, molten salt battery, and method for producing electrode: An electrode for a molten salt battery includes a current collector connectable to an electrode terminal of the molten salt battery and an active material. The current collector has an internal space in which small spaces are mutually coupled. The internal space of the current collector is filled with the... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120088141 - Battery cartridge having elastic pressing member, and battery module containing the same: Disclosed herein is a battery cartridge configured in a frame structure to mount a plate-shaped battery cell therein, the battery cartridge comprising a pair of plate-shaped frames configured to fix the outer circumference of the battery cell in a state in which at least one side of the battery cell... Agent:

20120088140 - Battery having internal electrolyte flow path and/or integral heat sink: In one aspect, a battery is provided having at least one cathode sheet formed from a metallic foil electrode coated with an active material and at least one anode sheet formed from a metallic foil electrode coated with an active material. The anode sheet is disposed in overlying relationship with... Agent:

20120088143 - Carrier matrix for battery cell connectors: A carrier matrix for battery cell connectors 1, comprising a carrier formed from a non-conductive material, at least one vertical receiver 34 formed in a column to vertically receive a battery cell connector 1, at least two columns arranged horizontally next to one another and a horizontal receiver 36 formed... Agent: Auto Kabel Managementgesellschaft Mbh

20120088142 - Connecting assembly for batteries and battery assembly: A connecting assembly of the present invention is used for connecting a first battery to a second battery. The connecting assembly includes a base plate, two side plates and two fixation plates. The base plate is provided for being placed on a top surface of the first battery. The side... Agent:

20120088145 - Powder and lithium nickel mixed metal oxide: c

20120088144 - Separator having porous coating layer and electrochemical device containing the same: A separator includes a porous substrate having a plurality of pores, and a porous coating layer formed on at least one surface of the porous substrate and made of a mixture of a plurality of filler particles and a binder polymer. The filler particles include electrode active material particles that... Agent:

20120088146 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly undergoing charging and discharging, a pressurization holder covering the electrode assembly and fixing the electrode assembly, a positive terminal and a negative terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly, and a case accommodating the electrode assembly and the pressurization holder in a state... Agent:

20120088147 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly that undergoes charging and discharging; a case containing the electrode assembly; a terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly and protruding from an interior of the case to an exterior of the case; a lead tab electrically connecting the terminal and the electrode... Agent:

20120088148 - Magnetized battery cathodes: The present invention provides a magnetized cathode mixture material comprising a ferromagnetic material, an electroactive material, and an electrolyte.... Agent: The University Of Iowa Research Foundation

20120088149 - Microporous membranes, methods for making such membranes, and the use of such membranes as battery separator film: The present invention relates to microporous membranes comprising polymer and having well-balanced permeability and heat shrinkage, especially heat shrinkage at elevated temperature. The invention also relates to methods for making such membranes, and the use of such membranes as battery separator film in, e.g., lithium ion secondary batteries.... Agent: Toray Tonen Specialty Separator Godo Kaisha

20120088150 - Electrode for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery including the same: An electrode for a lithium secondary battery and a lithium secondary battery including the same, the electrode including a polyamide imide (PAI)-based binder, wherein a 1,3-benzenediamine peak is not observed when a composition including components extracted from the electrode by a solvent capable of dissolving the polyamideimide (PAI)-based binder is... Agent:

20120088152 - Electrode plate for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, method for producing the same, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: An electrode plate for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a current collector, and an electrode active material layer formed on at least part of the surface of the current collector. The electrode active material layer contains a particulate electrode active material, a binding material, and carbonic matter distinct from... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

20120088153 - Method for producing aluminum foil: An object of the present invention is to provide a method for producing a high-ductility, high-purity aluminum foil at a high film formation rate by electrolysis using a plating solution having a low chlorine concentration. A method for producing an aluminum foil of the present invention as a means for... Agent: Hitachi Metals, Ltd.

20120088151 - Positive-electrode active material and power storage device: A positive-electrode active material with improved electrical conductivity, and a power storage device using the material are provided. A positive-electrode active material with large capacity, and a power storage device using the material are provided. A core including lithium metal oxide is used as a core of a main material... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120088154 - Graphene-sulfur nanocomposites for rechargeable lithium-sulfur battery electrodes: Rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries having a cathode that includes a graphene-sulfur nanocomposite can exhibit improved characteristics. The graphene-sulfur nanocomposite can be characterized by graphene sheets with particles of sulfur adsorbed to the graphene sheets. The sulfur particles have an average diameter less than 50 nm.... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20120088155 - Alginate-containing compositions for use in battery applications: A silicon-based anode comprises an alginate-containing binder. The many carboxy groups of alginate bind to a surface of silicon, creating strong, rigid hydrogen bonds that withstand battery cycling. The alginate-containing binder provides good performance to the anode by (1) improving the capacity of the anode in comparison to other commercially-available... Agent:

20120088157 - Electrode material, power storage device, and electronic device: To provide an electrode material with an increased capacity and a power storage device including the electrode material. Lithium iron phosphate having improved crystallinity is provided in which the lattice constant in the a-axis direction is greater than or equal to 10.3254×10−10 m and less than or equal to 10.3258×10−10... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120088156 - Method for manufacturing positive electrode active material for energy storage device and energy storage device: An energy storage device having high capacity per weight or volume and a positive electrode active material for the energy storage device are manufactured. A surface of a main material included in the positive electrode active material for the energy storage device is coated with two-dimensional carbon. The main material... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120088158 - Titania-graphene anode electrode paper: A method for forming a nanocomposite material, the nanocomposite material formed thereby, and a battery made using the nanocomposite material. Metal oxide and graphene are placed in a solvent to form a suspension. The suspension is then applied to a current collector. The solvent is then evaporated to form a... Agent:

20120088159 - Nano-architectured carbon structures and methods for fabricating same: In an exemplary method, a nano-architectured carbon structure is fabricated by forming a unit (e.g., a film) of a liquid carbon-containing starting material. A surface of the unit is nano-molded using a durable mold (122) that is pre-formed with a pattern of nano-concavities corresponding to a desired pattern of nano-features... Agent:

20120088160 - Non-aqueous electrolyte for lithium-ion battery: The present technology relates to stabilizing additives and electrolytes containing the same for use in electrochemical devices such as lithium ion batteries and capacitors. The stabilizing additives include triazinane triones and bicyclic compounds comprising succinic anhydride, such as compounds of Formulas I and II described herein.... Agent:

20120088161 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery including the same: Disclosed is a non-aqueous electrolyte solution for a lithium secondary battery. The non-aqueous electrolyte solution includes an electrolyte salt and an organic solvent. The non-aqueous electrolyte solution further includes (a) a polyfunctional compound including two or more functional groups, at least one of which is an acryl group, and (b)... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120088162 - Safe battery solvents: An ion transporting solvent for use with batteries can be improved by simultaneously shortening a phosphazene compound's pendent groups, eliminating most or all of the distal ion carriers, and randomizing the solvent molecules so as to intentionally disrupt symmetry to the maximum degree possible. The combination of these strategies dramatically... Agent:

20120088164 - Lithium carbon monofluoride-oxygen battery and method of using the same: A lithium carbon monofluoride-oxygen battery is provided that includes a lithium metal-containing electroactive anode; an electroactive cathode formed of a carbon monofluoride compound; an electrolyte solution formed of an organic solvent and a lithium salt; a casing surrounding the anode, the cathode, and the electrolyte solution; and a port bored... Agent: U.s. Government As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army

20120088163 - Lithium ion conductor, method of preparing the same, and lithium air battery including the lithium ion conductor: A lithium ion conductor, a method of preparing the same, and a lithium air battery including the lithium ion conductor. The lithium ion conductor includes a phosphorus-based compound having a characteristic peak at a Raman shift of about 720˜770 cm−1 on a Raman spectrum of the phosphorus-based compound.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120088165 - Carbon fuel particles used in direct carbon conversion fuel cells: A system for preparing particulate carbon fuel and using the particulate carbon fuel in a fuel cell. Carbon particles are finely divided. The finely dividing carbon particles are introduced into the fuel cell. A gas containing oxygen is introduced into the fuel cell. The finely divided carbon particles are exposed... Agent: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC

20120088166 - Fuel cell, method for operating fuel cell and fuel cell system: A fuel cell system comprising a fuel cell having plural membrane-electrode assemblies and plates, fuel and oxidant humidifiers and heater exchanger. Heat exchange between a supply inlet and discharge outlet is carried out between first and second heat exchange mediums. Fuel gas and oxidant gas are directed to flow parallel... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120088167 - Operating method for a fuel cell system: The present invention relates to a method for operating a fuel cell system, wherein the fuel cell system comprises at least one reformer for generating a reformate gas and at least one fuel cell for generating an electric current. An increased lifespan for the anode is achieved when with said... Agent: J. Eberspaecher Gmbh & Co. Kg

20120088168 - Systems and methods for maintaining hydrogen-selective membranes during periods of inactivity: The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods for maintaining hydrogen-selective membranes during periods of inactivity. These systems and methods may include heating and maintaining at least the hydrogen-selective membrane of a hydrogen-producing fuel processing system in a thermally buffered state and/or controlling the chemical composition of the gas... Agent: Idatech, LLC

20120088169 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes n fuel cell modules and a control device for controlling the power generation amount of each of the fuel cell modules. An m-th fuel cell module of the fuel cell system includes an m-th exhaust gas discharge channel for discharging an exhaust gas from the... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120088170 - Fuel cell system and method of operating the same: A fuel cell system for supplying output power of at least one of a fuel cell and a battery to a load selects one of various operation modes of the fuel cell system based on a change of an output state of the fuel cell and controls the supply of... Agent:

20120088172 - Fuel cell system: The power generation efficiency of a fuel cell system is improved. A fuel cell and an FC converter are integrally assembled so as to allow heat transfer therebetween, and are contained in the same casing. A control unit shifts a switching mode of a boost switch included in the FC... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120088171 - Systems and methods for independently controlling the operation of fuel cell stacks and fuel cell systems incorporating the same: The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods for independently controlling the operation of fuel cell stacks and to fuel cell systems incorporating the same. These systems and methods may include providing a fuel cell system including a plurality of fuel cell stacks and at least a first energy... Agent: Ldatech, LLC

20120088173 - Variable air utilization increases fuel cell membrane durability: A fuel cell stack (10) is operated with a low air utilization which is very low when the stack is providing low current density, and is operated with air utilization increasing as a function of current density above a predetermined current density.... Agent:

20120088174 - Composite end cell thermal barrier with an electrically conducting layer: A barrier layer for a fuel cell assembly is disclosed, the barrier layer having a thermally insulating layer having a first surface and a second surface, and an electrically conducting layer formed on the first surface of the thermally insulating layer. The thermally insulating layer may include a plurality of... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120088175 - Compact fuel cell: A fuel cell including a stack of electrochemical cells, a pair of end plates located at each end of the stack of cells, and a cooling system for cooling the cells. The cooling system includes a coolant fluid circulating in closed loop through the stack and in the end plates,... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Ene Alt

20120088176 - Method for the direct oxidation and/or internal reforming of ethanol, solid oxide fuel cell for direct oxidation and/or internal reforming of ethanol, catalyst and multifunctional electrocatalytic anode for direct oxidation and/or internal: The present invention relates to the direct oxidation and/or internal reforming of ethanol and/or mixtures of ethanol and water, in a solid oxide fuel cell, with multifunctional electrocatalytic anodes having specific features, on the basis of mixed oxides and metal oxides and catalysts, preferably with a perovskite-like crystalline structure.... Agent:

20120088177 - Adaptive compressor surge control in a fuel cell system: A fuel cell system having an adaptable compressor map and method for optimizing the adaptable compressor map is provided. The method includes the steps of establishing an initial operating setpoint for an air compressor based on the adaptable compressor map; monitoring a surge indicator; adjusting the adaptable compressor map based... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120088178 - Fuel cell and manufacturing method thereof: There are provided a fuel cell and a manufacturing method thereof. The manufacturing method of a fuel cell includes: providing a support for a fuel cell; and forming an interconnecting member layer including metal-glass and interconnecting unit cells on the support. According to the present invention, since an interconnecting member... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120088179 - Method of clamping fuel cell stack: A method of clamping a fuel cell stack includes a stack preliminary clamping step, a stack pre-treatment step of performing a gas flow rate variation cycle or a clamping pressure variation cycle, wherein the gas flow rate variation cycle repeatedly changes a flow rate of a gas supplied to an... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120088180 - Membrane electrode assembly, solid oxide fuel cell comprising the same and method of preparing the membrane electrode assembly: A membrane electrode assembly including an anode that incorporates a porous support and a hydrogen permeable metal thin film disposed on the porous support; a cathode; and a proton conductive solid oxide electrolyte membrane disposed between the anode and the cathode.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120088181 - Chemical durability using synergystic mitigation strategies: A fuel cell includes an ion conducting membrane having a first side and a second side. Characteristically, the ion conducting membrane has a sufficient amount of a stabilization agent and platinum to inhibit the loss of fluoride from the ion conducting membrane when compared to an ion conducting membrane having... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120088183 - Fuel cell and fuel cell stack: In a solid polymer electrolyte membrane [film] type fuel cell of the invention, where a pair of electrodes are provided on opposite sides of a solid polymer electrolyte membrane [film], and the outside thereof is clamped by a pair of separators, and nonconductive picture frame-shaped members 61 are arranged at... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120088182 - Nano-material catalyst device: A catalyst member can comprise nano-scale nickel particles. The catalyst member can be used for a plurality of different uses, for example, electrodes of a fuel cell or an electrolysis device. The nano-scale nickel particles can be sintered or combined in other manners to form the desired shape.... Agent: Quantumsphere, Inc.

20120088184 - Metal separator for fuel cell and surface treatment method thereof: The present invention provides an improved metal separator for a fuel cell and a method for preparing same. More particularly, the invention provides a metal separator for a fuel cell, whereby the separator has a surface structure that imparts reduced contact resistance, improved corrosion resistance, and stable electrical conductivity. The... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120088185 - Titanium-based material, method of manufacturing titanium-based material, and fuel cell separator: A method of manufacturing a titanium-based material includes: rolling a titanium base material via rolling oil that includes carbon to form a rolling-altered layer that includes titanium carbide on a surface of the base material; and depositing a carbon film on the surface on which the rolling-altered layer has been... Agent:

20120088186 - Catalyst and method for the electrochemical oxidation of methane: The invention relates to a catalyst, to the use thereof for the electrochemical conversion of methane to methanol and for the direct electrochemical conversion of methane to CO2. The invention also relates to an electrode, in particular for a fuel cell including such a catalyst, as well as to a... Agent: Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique

20120088187 - Non-precious fuel cell catalysts comprising polyaniline: A method of producing a catalyst suitable for use in a membrane electrode assembly involves providing a mixture comprising a polyaniline precursor and a catalyst support; adding to said mixture an oxidant and a compound comprising a transition metal; agitating said mixture sufficiently to result in polyaniline polymerization; drying the... Agent: Los Alamos National Security, LLC

  
04/05/2012 > 56 patent applications in 42 patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20120082868 - Floating microbial fuel cells: A microbial fuel cell (MFC) includes a cation exchange membrane defining an anode chamber, an anode positioned in the anode chamber, and a cathode in contact with an exterior of the cation exchange membrane. A restrictor in contact with the cation exchange membrane defines an opening through which water flows... Agent: University Of Southern California

20120082869 - Microbial electrolytic cell: System and methods for efficiently capturing hydrogen gas from a microbial electrolytic cell. Certain aspects of the invention describe microbial electrolytic cells in which the cathode is located above the anode and proximal to a fluid level and a gas headspace in the single-chamber microbial electrolytic cell. In other aspects,... Agent: Arizona Board Of Regents

20120082867 - Microbial fuel cell and method of use: A microbial fuel cell comprising a cathode module, an anode module, a means for feeding source water to the anode module, and a means for feeling air to the source water after said anode module, wherein the source water is introduced in the anode module and discharged at the cathode... Agent:

20120082870 - Electricity supply system: An electricity supply system includes a circuit substrate, a first electrode substrate, a second electrode substrate, a first package unit, and a second package unit. The circuit substrate includes at least a separating area. The first electrode substrate includes a first current collector and a first active material layer, which... Agent:

20120082872 - Additive for electrolytes: Spiro ammonium salts as an additive for electrolytes in electric current producing cells, in particular electric current producing cells comprising a Li-based anode, are provided. In some embodiments, the electric current producing cell comprises a cathode, a Li-based anode, and at least one electrolyte wherein the electrolyte contains at least... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20120082871 - Thermal management controls for a vehicle having a rechargeable energy storage system: A method of operating a RESS thermal system in a vehicle having a coolant loop for directing a coolant through a RESS and a refrigerant loop configured to selectively cool the coolant flowing through a chiller in the coolant loop, including: determining a current target temperature range for the RESS... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120082873 - Cross-flow electrochemical batteries: A cross-flow electrochemical cell for producing electricity is disclosed that incorporates means for cross-flow pumping of electrolyte through both anode and cathode electrodes in the same direction to achieve markedly higher discharging and charging currents. Cross-flow pumping enabling use of thick mesh electrodes comprising scaffolds impregnated with high-surface-area metal nanoparticles... Agent:

20120082874 - On demand power device: An on demand power device which allows users to selectively choose the desired voltage/current/power and/or amp-hour (A/H) capacity output from among a range of output available within the power device. This device relates to batteries used as long-term stand-by or back-up power sources such as for emergency use with a... Agent:

20120082875 - Battery pack and electrically powered vehicle including the battery pack: Provided is a battery pack that can uniformly cool a plurality of electric cells, prevent a breakdown of the electric cells, and provide high performance of all electric cells. The battery pack includes a packaging case in which: each adjacent ones of a plurality of electric cells in the first... Agent: Lithium Energy Japan

20120082876 - Electric storage device: An electric storage device includes: a battery block including a chassis with a plurality of storage cells installed therein; a control unit placed on the chassis for monitoring states of the plurality of storage cells based on signals concerning their physical quantities; a plurality of wires arranged on the chassis... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20120082877 - Cathode, method of preparing the same, and lithium battery including the cathode: A cathode, a method of forming the cathode and a lithium battery including the cathode. The cathode includes a current collector and a cathode active material layer disposed on the current collector; the cathode active material layer includes a lithium transition metal oxide having a spinel structure, a conductive agent,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120082878 - Click-on decorative elements: The present document describes a surface mounting element for receiving a decorative element comprising: a portion for fixedly interfacing with said surface; and a mating connector for releasably connecting to a corresponding mating connector of the decorative element. The present document also describes a decorative element, a decorative adjustment element,... Agent:

20120082879 - Portable pneumatic controller with replaceable battery: A pneumatic controller assembly including a controller having a housing and an air pump in the housing. The housing has a recess and an annular input terminal in the recess. A battery for powering the air pump has a central axis and an annular output terminal extending around the central... Agent:

20120082880 - Battery cell assembly, heat exchanger, and method for manufacturing the heat exchanger: A battery cell assembly, a heat exchanger, and a method for manufacturing the heat exchanger are provided. The heat exchanger includes a rectangular-shaped sheet having first and second rectangular-shaped sheet portions coupled together at a bent edge such that the sheet portions are disposed proximate to one another. Outer edges... Agent: Lg Chem Ltd.

20120082881 - Battery for electric vehicle: A battery configured as a plurality of battery cells for an electric vehicle with one board for supplying electric power to an electric motor. Each battery cell is provided with positive and negative electrodes on the side of the board. The board is provided with a plurality of cell connecting... Agent:

20120082882 - Power battery: A power battery, the power battery includes an inner case (4), an outer case (1), a battery body (2) and electrodes (3), the battery body (2) includes electrode plates, the external surface of the outer case is provided with an external heat abstractor and the internal surface of the inner... Agent:

20120082883 - Electrode mix, electrode, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: An electrode mixture comprising a lithium nickel manganese composite metal oxide having an average particle diameter of 1 μm or less, an electrically conductive material and an overcharge inhibition material. The electrode mixture in which the overcharge inhibition material is an aromatic compound. The electrode mixture in which the overcharge... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20120082884 - Electrospinning for integrated separator for lithium-ion batteries: Embodiments of the present invention relate generally to lithium-ion batteries, and more specifically, to batteries having integrated separators and methods of fabricating such batteries. In one embodiment, a lithium-ion battery having an electrode structure is provided. The lithium-ion battery comprises an anode stack, a cathode stack, and a porous electrospun... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.

20120082886 - Assembled battery: In this assembled battery, connections between electrode terminals of electrical cells and connection members for the electrode terminal are reliably maintained for a long period of time. The electrode terminal is formed in a tapered pillar shape whose width decreases from the front end of the electrode terminal toward a... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20120082885 - Energy storage pack for an electric power tool, and electric power tool: An energy storage pack for an electric power tool comprising a housing for reception of a plurality of cell blocks having electrochemical storage cells, as well as electrical pole terminals to which poles of the cell blocks are electrically connectable. At least one pole terminal is embodied as a subassembly... Agent:

20120082887 - Electrical storage unit: A plurality of electrical storage elements (11) are electrically connected to each other, and parts of the peripheral surfaces of the electrical storage elements (11) contained in concave surfaces (29) are joined to the concave surfaces (29) with double-sided adhesive tape (35), so that the electrical storage elements (11) can... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120082888 - Electrochemical device and process of manufacturing same: An electrochemical device capable of enhancing sealing performance of a lead terminal leading portion in an exterior film for accommodating an electrochemical element is provided. In an electrochemical device in which an electrochemical element 10 is covered by a laminated outer packaging film 4 having at least an innermost layer... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20120082889 - Containing electrolyte leaks: Implementations and techniques for containing electrolyte leaks are generally disclosed.... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

20120082890 - Non-aqueous electrolytes for electrochemical cells: p

20120082892 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery has a positive electrode, a separator, and a negative electrode having a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode mixture layer formed on a surface of the negative electrode current collector. The negative electrode mixture layer contains a negative electrode active material including a metal... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120082891 - Secondary battery: Disclosed are a secondary battery including an electrode assembly which includes a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate arranged as a stack, and a separator interposed between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate, the first electrode plate including a first active material coating part formed... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120082893 - Lithium ion battery: One embodiment may include a lithium ion battery, wherein one or more chelating agents may be attached to a battery component... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120082894 - Anode active material, secondary battery, electric power tool, electrical vehicle, and electric power storage system: A secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode containing an anode active material, and an electrolytic solution. The anode active material contains tin, iron, cobalt, carbon, and titanium as an element. In the anode active material, a carbon content is from 9 mass % to 30 mass % both inclusive,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120082895 - Negative electrode active material for lithium secondary battery and negative electrode for lithium secondary battery: The present invention relates to a negative electrode active material for a lithium secondary battery, which has a composition containing Si in an amount of from 30 to 65% by mass and has a two phase matrix structure including an Sn—Cu based alloy matrix having an Sn content of 50%... Agent: Daido Steel Co., Ltd.

20120082896 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material, and a nonaqueous electrolyte. A mixture containing a zinc-containing alloy represented by MZnx (wherein M is at least one metal that is not electrochemically alloyed with... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120082897 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes: a positive electrode containing a positive-electrode active material; a negative electrode; and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The positive-electrode active material contains a lithium-containing oxide obtained by ion-exchanging part of sodium in a cobalt-containing oxide containing lithium, sodium, and titanium with lithium.... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120082898 - Method for producing nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A method for producing a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material, and a nonaqueous electrolyte, the negative electrode active material containing a carbon material and particles of at least one metal selected from... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120082899 - Microporous membranes, methods for making such membranes, and the use of such membranes as battery separator film: The invention relates to microporous membranes having high meltdown temperature, low shutdown temperature, and resistance to heat shrinkage at elevated temperature. The membranes can be produced by stretching a sheet comprising polymethylpentene, polyethylene, and diluent, and then removing the diluent. The membranes can be used as battery separator film in,... Agent: Toray Tonen Specialty Separator Godo Kaisha

20120082900 - Galvanic cell having a lithium metal or an alloy comprising a lithium metal as anode material and an electrolyte having lithium...complex salt: A galvanic cell having a lithium metal or an alloy comprising a lithium metal as anode material, having an electrolyte comprising lithium bis(oxalate)borate and at least one other lithium complex salt in an aprotic solvent or solvent mixture, in the ratio of lithium complex salt in the conducting salt equals... Agent:

20120082901 - Lithium-based anode with ionic liquid polymer gel: Li-based anodes for use in an electric current producing cells having long life time and high capacity are provided. In certain embodiments, the Li-based anode comprises at least one anode active Li-containing compound and a composition comprising at least one polymer, at least one ionic liquid, and optionally at least... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20120082902 - Electrode and electrolyte materials for batteries: Disclosed are open-framework solids that possess superior ion-transport properties pertinent to the electrochemical performance of next-generation electrode materials for battery devices. Disclosed compounds including compositions and architectures relevant to electrical energy storage device applications have been developed through integrated solid-state and soft (solution) chemistry studies. The solids can adopt a... Agent:

20120082903 - Functionalized ionic liquid electrolytes for lithium ion batteries: s

20120082904 - High energy density aluminum battery: Compositions and methods of making are provided for a high energy density aluminum battery. The battery comprises an anode comprising aluminum metal. The battery further comprises a cathode comprising a material capable of intercalating aluminum ions during a discharge cycle and deintercalating the aluminum ions during a charge cycle. The... Agent:

20120082905 - High energy density aluminum battery: Compositions and methods of making are provided for a high energy density aluminum battery. The battery comprises an anode comprising aluminum metal. The battery further comprises a cathode comprising a material capable of intercalating aluminum or lithium ions during a discharge cycle and deintercalating the aluminum or lithium ions during... Agent:

20120082906 - Process for producing transport- and storage-stable oxygen-consuming electrodes: The present invention relates to A process for producing a transport- and storage-stable sheet-like oxygen-consuming electrode comprising providing an electrically conductive support, a gas diffusion layer, and a layer comprising a silver-based catalyst; coating the support with a silver oxide-containing intermediate; and at least partly electrochemically reducing the silver oxide-containing... Agent: Bayer Materialscience Ag

20120082907 - Rechargeable zinc air battery and anode: Implementations and techniques for rechargeable zinc air batteries are generally disclosed.... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

20120082908 - Fuel cell, method for operating fuel cell and fuel cell system: A fuel cell, a method for operating a fuel cell and a fuel cell system, which ensure no dew condensation for a wet reaction gas in the inlet area of gas channels in plates in a fuel cell stack. Gas channels and heat medium channels are disposed on one surface... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120082909 - Fuel processor for a fuel cell arrangement and a method of operating a fuel processor for a fuel cell arrangement: The fuel processor (10) comprises a desulphurisation reactor (12), a catalytic partial oxidation reactor (14), a combustor (16) and a pre-reformer (18), means (20) to supply a hydrocarbon fuel to the desulphurisation reactor (12), means (24) to supply air to the catalytic partial oxidation reactor (14) and means (24) to... Agent: Rolls-royce PLC

20120082910 - Carbon-based fuel cell system: An energy generation system includes a carbon reformer, an enthalpy wheel, and an electrochemical cell. The system allows production of electrical power using a variety of carbon-based fuels through a carbon monoxide intermediate and a means to isolate the carbon monoxide from waste products prior to injection into the fuel... Agent:

20120082913 - System and method for determining a state of operational readiness of a fuel cell backup system of a nuclear reactor system: A method for determining a state of operational readiness of a fuel cell backup system of a nuclear reactor system includes monitoring a readiness state of a fuel cell system associated with a nuclear reactor system, and providing a readiness determination of the fuel cell system by comparing the monitored... Agent: Searete LLC, A Limited Liability Corporation Of The State Of Delaware

20120082911 - System and method for maintaining and establishing operational readiness in a fuel cell backup system of a nuclear reactor system: A method and apparatus for maintaining or establishing a readiness state in a fuel cell backup system of a nuclear reactor system are disclosed. A method includes maintaining a readiness state of a fuel cell system within a set of readiness parameters, the readiness parameters a function of a characteristic... Agent: Searete LLC, A Limited Liability Corporation Of The State Of Delaware

20120082912 - System and method for maintaining and establishing operational readiness in a fuel cell backup system of a nuclear reactor system: A method and apparatus for maintaining or establishing a readiness state in a fuel cell backup system of a nuclear reactor system are disclosed. A method includes maintaining a readiness state of a fuel cell system within a set of readiness parameters, the readiness parameters a function of a characteristic... Agent: Searete LLC, A Limited Liability Corporation Of The State Of Delaware

20120082914 - Method to thaw frozen coolant in a fuel cell system: A method for increasing the temperature of a cooling fluid used to control the temperature of a fuel cell stack at a system freeze start-up. The method includes determining that the cooling fluid is frozen or nearly frozen, and if so, deactivating excessive power draw on the fuel cell stack... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations. Inc.

20120082915 - Polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell: A polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell of the present invention has a simple structure in a cooling part and is small. The polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly, a porous gas flow field for anode which is conductive and supplies fuel gas, a porous gas flow... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20120082916 - High pressure tank valve sealing by using the elastic properties of o-rings: A valve for a pressure vessel system includes a housing having a cavity defined by an inner surface of the housing. The housing further includes a rod aperture and a pair of fluid flow ports. An actuator is disposed adjacent the housing. The valve also includes a piston having a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120082918 - Electrode for fuel cells and method for manufacturing the same, and fuel cell using the same: A method for manufacturing an electrode including: binding catalyst particles and porous carbon particles to a base material to form a catalyst porous structure; preparing an electrolyte precursor mixture containing a polymerizable electrolyte precursor represented by (R1O)3Si—R2—SO3H (wherein, R1 represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group having 1 to... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120082917 - Fuel cell electrodes with graded properties and method of making: A graded electrode is described. The graded electrode includes a substrate; and at least two electrode layers on the substrate forming a combined electrode layer, a composition of the at least two electrode layers being different, the combined electrode layer having an average level of the property that changes across... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20120082919 - Polymer electrolyte fuel cell: There is used a polymer electrolyte membrane containing a polymer segment (A) having an ion-conducting component, and a polymer segment (B) having a composition ratio of the ion-conducting component lower than that in the polymer segment (A), wherein the polymer segment (A) and the polymer segment (B) form a micro... Agent:

20120082920 - Co-fired metal interconnect supported sofc: e

20120082922 - Composite electrode material and method of producing the same, negative electrode for metal-air battery, and metal-air battery: The present invention relates to a composite electrode material having a carbon base material and iron oxide particles mainly containing Fe3O4 and being supported on the carbon base material and the particles have a D90 of 50 nm or less. In the composite electrode material, since the particle size of... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20120082921 - Metal air battery including a composite anode: Implementations and techniques for metal air batteries including a composite anode are generally disclosed.... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

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