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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process June invention type 06/12

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06/28/2012 > 73 patent applications in 47 patent subcategories. invention type

20120164490 - Battery module: The case 20 housing a plurality of cells 100 is divided, by a circuit board 30 provided at the same sides of the cells 100, into a housing space 50 housing the cells 100 and an exhaust duct 60 for releasing a gas from the vents 8a of the cells... Agent:

20120164489 - Power source apparatus equipped with a service plug and vehicle carrying that power source apparatus: The power source apparatus of the present invention is provided with battery blocks 2 that have a plurality of battery cells 1 connected together, an outer case 3 that houses the battery blocks 2 and/or electrical components 10 connected to the battery blocks 2, a socket 4 connected in series... Agent:

20120164492 - Accumulator with extended durability: The present invention relates to an accumulator with extended durability. The invention is described in relation to a lithium-ion-accumulator for supplying a motor vehicle drive. However, it should be noted that the invention will also be applicable for batteries without lithium and/or independent from motor vehicles.... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120164493 - Electrochemical cell having lithium titanate: The invention relates to an electrochemical cell, comprising a negative electrode comprising a lithium titanate; a positive electrode; and a separator separating the negative from the positive electrode. The cell can be preferably used for driving a vehicle having an electric motor, preferably having a hybrid drive system.... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120164494 - Electrode coil: The invention relates to an electrode coil (3) having a substantially cylindrical shape, comprising at least: one anodic electrode (5), one cathodic electrode (6), and one separator (4) disposed at least partially between said electrodes (5, 6), characterized in that the separator (4) is produced from a material comprising at... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120164491 - Galvanic cell having releasable connecting area: The invention relates to a galvanic cell (1) comprising a substantially prismatic electrode stack (6), an electrolyte, and a housing. The housing is provided in order to at least partially enclose the electrode stack. The electrode stack is designed having multiple layers, and comprises at least one anode layer (2),... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120164495 - Sealed battery: A sealed battery includes: a columnar battery case encapsulating a chargeable/dischargeable electrode assembly and electrolyte in an interior and having a vent that cleaves up when a pressure in the interior exceeds a threshold; a cover that covers at least a portion of an outer surface of the vent of... Agent:

20120164497 - Battery: A battery includes: a stacked electrode body in which a first electrode plate having a potential of a first polarity and a second electrode plate having a potential of a second polarity are stacked through a first separator; a battery case that stores the stacked electrode body in a hermetically... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20120164496 - Battery receiving device: The invention relates to a battery receiving device comprising a battery receiving chamber and a wall at least partially enclosing the battery receiving chamber. The battery receiving device further comprises a closable first opening associated with the wall. The battery receiving device further comprises a battery holding device provided for... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120164498 - Systems and methods for redox flow battery scalable modular reactant storage: Disclosed herein are various embodiments of redox flow battery systems having modular reactant storage capabilities. Accordingly to various embodiments, a redox flow battery system may include an anolyte storage module configured to interface with other anolyte storage modules, a catholyte storage module configured to interface with other catholyte storage modules,... Agent: Jd Holding Inc.

20120164499 - Stationary, fluid redox electrode: The present invention is related to electrochemical energy generation devices including at least one electrode comprising an electrochemically active fluid that is enclosed within the cell, as well as related articles, systems, and methods. In some embodiments, the anode and/or cathode of the electrochemical energy generation devices described herein can... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20120164500 - Automotive battery case: A battery case comprises a tray member (20), a cover member (22), a first holding member (24) of a metal arranged to contact a tray flange (32) with its outer circumferential edge portion projecting outward from the tray flange by a predetermined length, a second holding member (26) of a... Agent: Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120164503 - Flat nonaqueous secondary battery: A flat nonaqueous secondary battery including: a positive electrode plate including a positive electrode active material; a negative electrode plate including a negative electrode active material; and a porous insulator arranged between the positive electrode plate and the negative electrode plate, wherein an electrode stack including the positive electrode plate... Agent:

20120164502 - Galvanic element and separator having improved safety properties: A galvanic element has a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a separator lying in between, wherein the separator consists at least partially of a polymer of which the melting and/or softening temperature is >200° C. A multi-layer separator for galvanic elements, in particular for lithium-ion batteries, includes at least... Agent: Varta Microbattery Gmbh

20120164501 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a wound electrode assembly having a first electrode plate having a non-coating portion, a second electrode plate having a non-coating portion, and a separator between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate; a collecting plate having a track accommodating and electrically coupled to the... Agent:

20120164504 - Power source apparatus, dust-free case, and vehicle equipped with the power source apparatus: The power source apparatus has sealing material 15 with flexible projections 44 extending in the lengthwise direction and intervening between cover-attachment-surfaces 4a on a base-plate 4 and base-attachment-surfaces 8a on a cover-plate 5. Ends of the cover-plate 5 are provided with hood segments 8b that extend from the base-attachment-surfaces 8a... Agent:

20120164507 - Battery cooling system: The invention relates to a battery (1) comprising at least one, in particular several battery cells (2), especially square battery cells. The battery cells (2) are accommodated in a battery housing (5) and at least one heat exchanger unit (3) is located inside the battery housing.... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120164508 - Battery pack apparatus: A battery system for use in a vehicle is configured to provide at least a portion of the propulsion power for the vehicle and includes a plurality of battery modules. Each battery module includes a plurality of electrochemical cells configured to store an electrical charge. The battery system also includes... Agent:

20120164505 - Energy feedback loop: A battery assembly for a mobile communication device includes a battery having a mounting surface, wherein a capacity of the battery increases with temperature. The battery assembly further includes a power amplifier assembly mounted to the mounting surface of the battery. The power amplifier assembly includes a power amplifier in... Agent: Rf Micro Devices, Inc.

20120164506 - Ester based heat transfer fluid useful as a coolant for electric vehicles: Provided is a heat transfer fluid formulation comprising at least one diester or triester species having ester links on adjacent carbons. The formulation exhibits an excellent balance of dielectric and heat transfer properties, and is useful as a coolant for electric vehicles.... Agent: Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

20120164509 - Busbar module and power supply unit including same busbar module: A busbar module for connecting a plurality of batteries of a battery unit in which the batteries are arranged so that electrodes of each of the batteries having different polarities are disposed adjacent to each other is provided. The busbar module includes busbars, terminals, wires and plates. The busbars connect... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20120164510 - Ceramic-metal sealing structure, and associated method: A method of sealing a ceramic component to a metal component for a metal halide battery is provided. The method involves the steps of coating a portion of the ceramic component with a metallic coating, and then bonding the coated ceramic component to the metal component. The metallic coating includes... Agent: General Electric Company

20120164513 - Battery separator and method for manufacturing the same: The present discloser provides a battery separator, including: a porous hyper-branched polymer which undergoes a closed-pore mechanism at a field effect condition, wherein the field effect condition includes at least one of a temperature being above 150° C., a voltage being 20V, or a current being 6 A; and a... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120164511 - Lithium battery and electrode plate structure: A lithium battery is provided. The lithium battery comprises an positive electrode plate having a first surface, a negative electrode plate having a second surface, a first thermal insulating layer and a separator. The first surface is opposite to the second surface. The thermal insulating layer is disposed on one... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120164512 - Lithium battery and electrode plate structure: A lithium battery is provided. The lithium battery comprises a first plate, a second plate and a separator. The first plate is composed of a plurality of electrode material layers stacked on one another. At least one of the electrode material layers comprises a thermal activation material. The separator is... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120164514 - Separator for non-aqueous batteries, non-aqueous battery using same, and production method for separator for non-aqueous batteries: Provided is a separator for non-aqueous batteries not only having shutdown property but also achieving both higher output and short-circuit resistance. The separator comprising a laminate comprising: a low melting-point polymer fiber layer (A) having a melting point of 100 to 200° C., the low melting-point polymer fiber layer (A)... Agent: Kuraray Co., Ltd.

20120164515 - Battery: The battery comprises a can, a cap, and a seal. The cap fits into the can to build a housing with a closed interior volume, and the seal sealing cap and can in relation to one another. A porous membrane spills the interior volume into two subcells with each subcell... Agent:

20120164516 - Storage element for electric energy and method for producing a storage block: The assembly or design of the energy conductors (103, 104, 502) of a storage element (101, 305, 501) for electric energy has specific assembly or design elements (201, 202, 203, 204, 301, 302, 303, 404, 405, 406, 407, 412, 413), which counteract a polarity reversal of the storage element or... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120164517 - Thin film buried anode devices: A reverse configuration, lithium thin film battery (300) having a buried lithium anode layer (305) and process for making the same. The present invention is formed from a precursor composite structure (200) made by depositing electrolyte layer (204) onto substrate (201), followed by sequential depositions of cathode layer (203) and... Agent: Alliance For Sustainable Energy, LLC.

20120164520 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery including electrode assembly: An electrode assembly and a secondary battery including the same. The electrode assembly includes a plurality of positive electrode plates including a first positive electrode plate including a first positive electrode tab arranged at a first location, and a second positive electrode plate including a second positive electrode tab arranged... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120164519 - Electrolyte for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery comprising the same: The present disclosure relates to an electrolyte for a lithium secondary battery capable of improving safety and reliability of the lithium secondary battery and a lithium secondary battery comprising the electrolyte. The electrolyte for a lithium secondary battery of the present embodiments comprises a non-aqueous organic solvent, a lithium salt,... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120164518 - Electronic device with sliding battery cover: An electronic device with sliding battery cover includes a housing, a battery holder formed in the housing, a fixing element rotatably connected to the battery holder, and a battery cover slidably connected to the fixing element to cover or uncover the battery holder. The battery holder is for placing at... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120164522 - Electric storage device: Provided is an electric storage device that can ensure seal in a peripheral area of a portion in a defining wall of a case through which a rivet passes even when a rivet is inserted through the defining wall of the case and the rivet is caulked. The electric storage... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120164521 - Galvanic cell: Conductors of a galvanic cell with an essentially flat housing are accessible from the outside by means of recesses, shaped as window-like openings which are essentially arranged in a plane and in parallel to the flat housing surface of the cell.... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120164523 - Lithium ion secondary battery: A lithium ion secondary battery with high reliability and high safety is provided. The lithium ion secondary battery includes a positive electrode for occluding and releasing lithium ions, a negative electrode for occluding and releasing lithium ions, a non-aqueous liquid electrolyte containing a lithium salt, and a separator disposed between... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20120164524 - Composition, energy storage device, and related processes: A positive electrode composition is provided. The positive electrode composition includes at least one electroactive metal, such as titanium, vanadium, niobium, molybdenum, nickel, cobalt, chromium, manganese, silver, antimony, cadmium, tin, lead, and zinc. The electroactive metal is present in an amount in a range from about 10 volume percent to... Agent: General Electric Company

20120164525 - Lithium secondary battery, positive electrode active material, positive electrode, electric tool, electric vehicle, and power storage system: p

20120164526 - Cathode: The present invention provides novel cathodes having a reduced resistivity and other improved electrical properties. Furthermore, this invention also presents methods of manufacturing novel electrochemical cells and novel cathodes. These novel cathodes comprise a silver material that is doped with a Irivalent species.... Agent: Zpower, LLC

20120164527 - Negative electrode for alkaline secondary cell and alkaline secondary cell using same: An alkaline secondary cell has an electrode assembly including a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a separator, and alkaline electrolyte. The negative electrode includes hydrogen-storage alloy and an oxidation inhibitor that inhibits the hydrogen-storage alloy from being oxidized. The oxidation inhibitor contains a chemical compound, and the chemical compound... Agent: Fdk Twicell Co., Ltd.

20120164528 - Composite anode with an interfacial film and lithium secondary battery employing the same: A composite anode for lithium secondary battery which has an active anode material layer formed on a conductive substrate and an interfacial film coated on the active anode material layer, wherein the active anode material layer includes carbonaceous materials, other active and inactive materials, and a binder. The anode increases... Agent: Electrochemical Materials, LLC

20120164529 - Electrode for lithium ion batteries: An electrode for lithium ion batteries, the electrode having a metal film which is inert to lithium ions and having a plurality of silicon nanowires protruding from the film, which are arranged on at least one flat side of the film, wherein sections of the nanowires are enclosed by the... Agent: Christian-albrechtes-universitat Zu Kiel

20120164530 - Negative electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, method for producing same, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: An object of the invention is to provide a negative electrode capable of improving the large current characteristics of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery while maintaining the battery capacity. A negative electrode includes a sheet-like current collector and a negative electrode mixture layer disposed on a surface of the current... Agent:

20120164531 - Energy storage composite particle, battery negative electrode material and battery: An energy storage composite particle is provided, which includes a carbon film, a conductive carbon component, an energy storage grain, and a conductive carbon fiber. The carbon film surrounds a space. The conductive carbon component and the energy storage grain are disposed in the space. The conductive carbon fiber is... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120164532 - Lithium ion secondary battery, positive electrode active material, positive electrode, electric tool, electric vehicle, and power storage system: A lithium ion secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolytic solution, wherein the positive electrode includes a first lithium composite oxide and a second lithium composite oxide expressed by the following equation (1), as a positive electrode active material, and a charge capacity (vs lithium... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120164533 - Lithium ion secondary battery, positive electrode active material, positive electrode, electric tool, electric vehicle, and power storage system: wherein, M1 represents at least one selected from among elements of group 13 to group 15 in an extended periodic table of elements excluding boron B, or carbon C, or nitrogen N, M2 represents at least one selected from among elements of group 3 to group 12, and a, b,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120164534 - Graphene/lifepo4 cathode with enhanced stability: A lithium ion battery having an anode, an electrolyte, and a cathode comprising nano-structured carbon in electrical communication with LiFePO4. The cathode of the lithium ion battery of the present invention has sufficient structural stability to maintain at least 90-99 percent of the specific capacity of the cathode over 500... Agent:

20120164535 - Lithium titanate composite material, method for making the same, and lithium ion battery using the same: A lithium titanate composite material includes lithium titanate particles and an AlPO4/C composite layer disposed on a surface of the lithium titanate particles. The AlPO4/C composite layer includes aluminum phosphate and carbon. The lithium titanate composite material, as an anode active material, can be applied to a lithium ion battery... Agent: Tsinghua University

20120164536 - Lithium titanate composite material, method for making the same, and lithium ion battery using the same: A lithium titanate composite material includes a lithium titanate particle and a double layered structure coated on a surface of the lithium titanate particle. The double layered structure includes a carbon layer directly disposed on the surface of the lithium titanate particle, and an AlPO4 layer disposed on an outer... Agent: Tsinghua University

20120164537 - Positive electrode active material for secondary battery and magnesium secondary battery using the same: In a positive electrode active material for a magnesium secondary battery and a magnesium secondary battery using it, there is contained a powder particle containing a crystal phase having a structure formed with aggregation of a plurality of crystallites, and amorphous phases formed between the crystallites themselves; the amorphous phases... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20120164538 - Microporous membrane winding and method for manufacturing the same: A microporous membrane winding includes a microporous membrane wound around a core. The core has an outer diameter of 5 inches or greater, and has an outer surface with a surface roughness of 3.0 μm or less. A microporous membrane that is excellent in thickness uniformity and is favorably used... Agent:

20120164539 - Surface -controlled lithium ion-exchanging energy storage device: A surface-controlled, lithium ion-exchanging battery device comprising: (a) A positive electrode (cathode) comprising a first functional material having a first lithium-capturing or lithium-storing surface; (b) A negative electrode (anode) comprising a second functional material having a second lithium-capturing or lithium-storing surface; (c) A porous separator disposed between the two electrodes,... Agent:

20120164540 - Electrochemical cell: A solid electrolyte is disclosed. The solid electrolyte includes a main portion that includes β-alumina or β″-alumina, and an edge portion integrally provided with the main portion. The edge portion has a mixed portion that includes α-alumina and includes β alumina or β″-alumina. A concentration gradient of the α-alumina in... Agent:

20120164541 - Fluoride ion battery compositions: A lithium-free, anion based charge transport electrochemical system that uses fluoride ion transporting electrolytes, including ionic liquids, with and without various additives to improve performance, is described. The fluoride ion transporting electrolyte can be wholly or partly an ionic liquid that is typically liquid at temperatures less than 200 degrees... Agent: Contour Energy Systems, Inc.

20120164542 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution for storage battery devices, and storage battery device: To provide a non-aqueous electrolyte solution for storage battery devices which has high lithium salt solubility, high conductivity and excellent cycle characteristics, and a storage battery device wherein such a non-aqueous electrolyte solution is used. A non-aqueous electrolyte solution for storage battery devices, which comprises a specific lithium salt (A)... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited

20120164543 - Organic electrolyte solution including vinyl-based compound and lithium battery using the same: An organic electrolyte solution includes a lithium salt; an organic solvent including a high permittivity solvent and a low boiling solvent; and a vinyl-based compound represented by Formula 1 below, wherein m and n are each independently integers of 1 to 10; X1, X2, and X3 each independently represent O,... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120164544 - Aerobic microbial fuel cell: An aerobic microbial fuel cell anode electrode, a fuel cell using the anode, and methods of use. An anode electrode having a conductive exterior surface and having sufficient porosity to allow a fuel-bearing liquid flowing in a cavity within the anode to escape and to supply fuel to a biologically... Agent: University Of Massachusetts

20120164545 - Battery having an air manager with a moving plate valve: A gas consuming battery is provided with an air regulating system for regulating the flow of air into the battery. The air regulating system includes a valve having a moving plate disposed adjacent to another plate. The moving plate and the other plate can both have apertures therethrough that at... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

20120164546 - Fuel cell system and method of operating fuel cell system: A fuel cell system (100) includes: a hydrogen generator (2) including a reformer (3); a combustor (5) configured to supply heat to the reformer (3); a fuel cell (1); a first channel (10); a second channel (8); a third channel (16) through which an oxidation gas flows, the oxidation gas... Agent:

20120164547 - Cpox reactor design for liquid fuel and liquid water: A method of operating a fuel cell system includes flowing a liquid fuel and optionally liquid water in sufficient proximity to a CPOX reactor such that heat from the CPOX reactor is used to vaporize the liquid fuel and optionally the liquid water. The fuel is then provided from the... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20120164548 - Method and apparatus for operating a fuel cell in combination with an absorption chiller: A standard phosphoric acid fuel cell power plant has its heat exchanger removed such that a higher temperature coolant flow can be directed from the system to the generator of an absorption chiller to obtain improved efficiency in the chiller. In one embodiment, the higher temperature coolant may flow directly... Agent:

20120164549 - Fuel cell: The present invention provides a fuel cell in which an electrolyte electrode assembly having an electrolyte sandwiched between an anode and a cathode is provided between separators, each of the separators including: a sandwiching section which sandwiches an electrolyte electrode assembly and includes a fuel gas channel and a separately... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120164550 - Connected body connecting electrically between power generation parts of solid oxide fuel cells: Provided is a connected body connecting electrically between power generation parts of SOFCs, which has high connection strength and high reliability of electric connection. Adjacent two segmented-in-series type SOFCs (100), (100) are connected to each other with a metallic connecting member (300). A “left side end portion of the connecting... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20120164551 - Decreasing electrolyte loss in pem fuel cell: Embodiments are disclosed that relate to preventing electrolyte wicking by bipolar plates in a fuel cell system. In one example, a fuel cell system includes a first membrane-electrode assembly and a second membrane-electrode assembly. The fuel cell system further includes a bipolar plate disposed between the first membrane-electrode assembly and... Agent: Clearedge Power, Inc.

20120164553 - Gas diffusion layer for fuel cell, manufacturing method thereof, membrane electrode assembly, and fuel cell: Provided is a gas diffusion layer for a fuel cell, wherein a reactive gas passage groove for distributing a reactive gas is formed in one principal surface of the gas diffusion layer, and a reinforcing member is provided along the reactive gas passage grooves. Thus, the deformation of the gas... Agent:

20120164552 - Solid oxide fuel cell: A solid oxide fuel cell having a fuel electrode, a solid electrolyte film, an air electrode, and a conductive current-collecting mesh bonded to an upper surface, opposite to a lower bonding surface with the solid electrolyte film, of the air electrode. Plural bonding portions that are bonded to the current-collecting... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20120164555 - Collector member, power generator, and method of manufacturing collector member for power generator: According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a collector member 10 comprising a sheet-shaped base material 11 having a carbon-containing fiber 11a and catalyst particles 12 adhered to an outer periphery of the fiber 11a, containing a noble metal or an alloy thereof, and having an... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120164554 - Membrane electrode assembly, fuel cell with the same, and fuel cell generating system: A membrane electrode assembly for a fuel cell comprises a solid polymer electrolyte membrane, an anode being formed on one side of the solid polymer electrolyte membrane and containing a catalyst and a solid polymer electrolyte, a cathode being formed on another side of the solid polymer electrolyte membrane and... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20120164557 - Method for producing a polymer electrolyte membrane: A method for producing a polymer electrolyte membrane having a strong acid group or a superstrong acid group is provided. The method includes casting on a support a polymer electrolyte solution containing from 0.0005 to 2 parts by weight of a phosphate ester represented by formula (11) and/or a salt... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.

20120164556 - Polybenzoxazines, electrolyte membrane comprising the same, and fuel cell employing the electrolyte membrane: Crosslinked polybenzoxazines obtained by crosslinking a monofunctional first benzoxazine monomer and a multifunctional second benzoxazine monomer with a crosslinkable compound, an electrolyte membrane including the same, a method of preparing the electrolyte membrane, a fuel cell including the electrolyte membrane having the crosslinked polybenzoxazines using the method. The crosslinked polybenzoxazines... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120164558 - Biphenyltetrasulfonic acid compound, method for producing same, polymer and polymer electrolyte: wherein R1 represents a hydrogen atom, a cation, a hydrocarbon group, or the like; R2 represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, an aryl group, an aryloxy group, an aralkyl group, an aralkyoxy group, or the like; and X1 represents a chlorine atom, a bromine atom, an iodine atom, a... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20120164559 - Fuel cell and flow field plate for fluid distribution: A flow field plate for use in a fuel cell includes a non-porous plate body having a flow field that extends between first and second ends of the non-porous plate body. The flow field includes a plurality of channels having channel inlets and channel outlets, a fluid inlet portion that... Agent:

20120164560 - Interlockable bead seal: An interlockable bead seal for a bipolar plate is provided. The interlockable bead seal includes a first elongate bead formed on a first plate and a second elongate bead formed on a second plate. The first elongate bead has a sealing surface and the second elongate bead has a trough.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120164561 - Zinc comprising nanoparticles and related nanotechnology: Nanoparticles comprising zinc, methods of manufacturing nanoparticles comprising zinc, and applications of nanoparticles comprising zinc, such as electrically conducting formulations, reagents for fine chemical synthesis, pigments and catalysts are provided, and more particularly, a coating, comprising a nanomaterial composition comprising zinc and at least one metal other than zinc, wherein... Agent:

  
06/21/2012 > 67 patent applications in 53 patent subcategories. invention type

20120156527 - Assembled battery module: Provided is an assembled battery module in which a plurality of laminated cells can be assembled within a short time. An assembled battery module comprising: a plurality of laminated cells 1 being stacked on each other, each of the plurality of laminated cells 1 including positive electrode terminal 1a and... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20120156525 - Battery pack and manufacturing method thereof: A battery pack and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. A battery pack includes one or more bare cells. A protection circuit module is provided with a circuit portion and disposed parallel to a length direction of at least one of the bare cells. A connection tab is provided with... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120156526 - Pouch case for secondary battery and secondary battery using the same: A pouch case for a secondary battery in which the width of a metal layer in a plurality of layers to constitute the pouch case is formed narrower than those of other layers so that the metal layer is not exposed to an outer surface of the pouch case. A... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120156528 - Battery-capacitor hybrid energy storage system for high temperature applications: A hybrid energy storage system (ESS) includes a first energy storage device including a battery having an impedance for providing a substantially constant power output, and a second energy storage device linked to the first energy storage and including a high power electrochemical double layer capacitor (EDLC) for providing intermittent... Agent:

20120156530 - Apparatus and method for controlling temperature of battery: According to some aspects, an apparatus and a method for controlling a temperature of a battery are disclosed. A cooling fan may be controlled according to a temperature of the battery, thereby preventing a reduction in performance of the battery. According to one aspect, the apparatus includes a temperature sensor... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120156529 - Non-aqueous electrolyte battery: The disclosure describes a non-aqueous electrolyte battery with an improved cycle life. The non-aqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode including a positive electrode layer, a negative electrode including a negative electrode layer, a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and a non-aqueous electrolyte containing a... Agent:

20120156531 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode plate, a separator, and a second electrode plate; a first collecting plate electrically coupled to the first electrode plate; a second collecting plate electrically coupled to the second electrode plate; a case containing the electrode assembly, the first collecting... Agent:

20120156532 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate laminated with a separator and wound together, a positive electrode tab connected to the positive electrode plate and a negative electrode tab connected to the negative electrode plate, a case having an opening... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120156533 - Air valve for energy storage device and energy storage device including the same: Disclosed herein are an air valve for an energy storage device and an energy storage device including the same. The air valve for an energy storage device includes: a body including a gas inlet and a gas outlet disposed to be spaced from each other; and a piston included in... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120156534 - System, method, and apparatus for battery pack thermal management: An apparatus is described including a hybrid power train having an internal combustion engine and an electric motor. The apparatus includes a hybrid power system battery pack that is electrically coupled to the electric motor. The apparatus includes an energy securing device that is thermally coupled to the hybrid power... Agent:

20120156535 - Frame of a cell of a redox flow battery: For improving the energy efficiency of a cell of a redox flow battery it is desired that the electrolyte liquid flows to the greatest possible extent through the electrode and that there are no flow paths or leakages around the electrode. In order to achieve this, a frame of a... Agent: Cellstrom Gmbh

20120156536 - Battery, vehicle, and battery-mounting device: An object is to provide a battery with good durability, and a vehicle and a battery-mounting device each having such a battery mounted therein. A battery includes a positive electrode terminal member made of aluminum, a negative electrode terminal member made of copper, a positive electrode resin member made of... Agent:

20120156537 - Electrochemical energy storage device: A storage device for electric energy according to an aspect of the invention comprises a plurality of flat storage cells, wherein a plurality of storage cells are stacked in a stacking direction into a cell block and are held together by a tensioning device between two pressure plates, and wherein... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120156538 - Method for producing a battery arrangement: The invention relates to a method for producing a battery arrangement (101, 201, . . . ), comprising at least one first electrochemical cell (102, 202,) and at least one second electrochemical cell (102, 202), wherein each electrochemical cell comprises a shell (103, 203), characterized in that a shell part... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120156539 - Battery casing: A battery casing for receiving a battery for driving an electric vehicle, including: a tray member made from a resin and supporting the battery; a support member provided under a lower face of the tray member and supporting the tray member from a bottom thereof; a standing wall provided so... Agent: Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120156542 - Battery cell having a jacket: The invention relates to a battery cell (1) particularly of a prismatic or cylindrical design, comprising at least two electrode stacks (2), at least one current conductor connected to an electrode stack (2), a jacket (4) that at least partially encloses the electrode stack (2), at least one current conductor... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120156541 - Battery pack: A battery pack including at least one battery module having a plurality of battery cells aligned in one direction; a heat conductive member in contact with bottom surfaces of the battery cells, the heat conductive member including porous plates, and guide members spaced apart from the porous plates in an... Agent:

20120156543 - Multi-cell battery module with integral cooling and assembly aids: A battery pack includes a frame member, first and second lithium ion cells, and an isolation plate. The frame member includes a floor, walls formed perpendicular to the floor, and an aperture defined by the walls. The frame member is formed from an electrically non-conductive plastic. The first lithium ion... Agent: Cobasys, LLC

20120156540 - Rechargeable battery with heat sink: The rechargeable battery includes a battery body and heat sink thereon. The heat sink is provided with a plurality of longitudinal fins. A longitudinal trough is formed between each two adjacent fins. An annular trough is formed transversely through the fins. The annular trough is orthogonal to the fins. The... Agent:

20120156544 - Contacting element: The invention relates to a contacting element (1) for electrically connecting a contact connection (18) of an electric cell, in particular a battery cell (22), comprising at least one deformation section (2) and at least two clamping edges (9) which are each supported at opposing end sections (4) of the... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120156545 - High energy storage capacitor by embedding tunneling nano-structures: In an All-Electron Battery (AEB), inclusions embedded in an active region between two electrodes of a capacitor provide enhanced energy storage. Electrons can tunnel to/from and/or between the inclusions, thereby increasing the charge storage density relative to a conventional capacitor. One or more barrier layers is present in an AEB... Agent:

20120156546 - Resin composition and organic-electrolyte battery:

20120156547 - Battery structure: A battery structure includes at least one electrode lamination layer, at least one first conductive member and at least one second conductive member. Each electrode lamination layer includes a plurality of first electrode layers, a plurality of second electrode layers and a plurality of insulating layers, wherein each insulating layer... Agent:

20120156548 - Secondary battery and battery pack including the same: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode plate, a separator, and a second electrode plate, a collecting plate electrically connected to the electrode assembly, a case configured to accommodate the electrode assembly and the collecting plate, a cap plate configured to seal the case, and an... Agent:

20120156549 - Electrochemical cell and contact element for making contact with it: An output conductor (102, 103, 202, 203, 303, 402) of an electrochemical cell (101, 201), or a contact element (406, 402) for making contact with it has, at least in places, a surface structure which increases the pressure which the output conductor and contact element exert on one another when... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120156551 - Packing case for battery, secondary battery using the same, and method of manufacturing the secondary battery: A packing case for a battery including an inside layer, an outside layer, and a metal layer formed between the inside and outside layers, wherein the outside layer comprises at least one sub-layer having a color different than a color of the metal layer; and a secondary battery including the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120156550 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode plate with a first electrode non-coated portion, the first electrode non-coated portion including a first protrusion part at an upper part of the electrode assembly, a second electrode plate with a second electrode non-coated portion, the second electrode non-coated... Agent:

20120156552 - Battery: Disclosed is a battery having an improved life. Specifically disclosed is a battery which comprises an electric power generating element in which one or more unit cell layers are stacked, each being constituted by sequentially laminating or stacking a positive electrode, an electrolyte and a negative electrode; a first collector... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120156553 - Lithium ion battery: The present invention provides a lithium ion battery including a battery can, a battery cell received in the battery can, electrolyte filled in the battery can, and a battery cover sealing the battery can. The battery can is formed with a flange portion, and the battery cover is formed with... Agent: Dongguan Amperex Technology Limited

20120156554 - Cable-type secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof: e

20120156555 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The present invention provides a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including: a positive electrode including a first active material capable of occluding and releasing a lithium ion and a second active material capable of occluding and releasing an anion; a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material capable of occluding... Agent:

20120156556 - Active material, electrode including the active material and manufacturing method thereof, and secondary battery: An electrode in which a silicon layer is provided over a current collector, a thin film layer having a thickness within a certain range is provided on a surface of the silicon layer, and the thin film layer contains fluorine, is used for a power storage device. The thickness of... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120156557 - Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and nonaqueous electrolyte battery:

20120156558 - Electrode for lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion secondary battery: An electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery of the present invention includes an electrode material mixture layer containing oxide particles, active material particles capable of absorbing and desorbing Li, and a resin binder, wherein the oxide particles have an average particle size of primary particles of 1 to 20... Agent:

20120156559 - Method of assembling a bipolar battery: A method of sealing together two elements of a bipolar battery, the method comprising: interposing an inductive heating element between the two elements; applying a current to the inductive heating element to generate localised heat to melt material in the vicinity of the heating element to seal the two elements... Agent: Atraverda Limited

20120156563 - Aqueous carbon filler dispersion coating liquid, conductivity-imparting material, electrode plate for an electrical storage device, manufacturing method therefore, and electrical storage device: A water-based, carbon filler-dispersed coating formulation for forming a conductive coating film contains (1) a hydroxyalkyl chitosan as a resin binder, (2) a conductive carbon filler, and (3) a polybasic acid or its derivative in a water-based medium containing at least water as a polar solvent. In 100 parts by... Agent: Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd.

20120156564 - Composite material tape for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery using the same: A composite material tape and a lithium secondary battery using the same are provided. The composite material tape includes an organic base and at least one inorganic element dispersed within the organic base. The composite material tapes of the present invention exhibit improved Insulative and heat-resistant characteristics.... Agent:

20120156560 - Positive electrode active material, and positive electrode and lithium secondary battery including the same: Provided is a positive electrode active material. The positive electrode active material includes: a small-diameter active material having an average particle diameter of about 0.5 μm and a maximum particle diameter of less than about 1 μm; and a large-diameter active material having an average particle diameter of about 5... Agent: Lg Chem. Ltd.

20120156562 - Water-based slurry composition, electrode plate for electricity storage device, and electricity storage device: A water-based slurry composition contains (1) a water-based medium containing at least water as a polar solvent, (2) at least one polymer selected from cellulose derivatives, alginic acid derivatives, starch derivatives, chitin derivatives, chitosan derivatives, polyallylamine and polyvinylamine, (3) a hydrophobic filler, and (4) a polybasic acid or a derivative... Agent: Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd.

20120156561 - Welded construction and resistance welding method: A welded construction according to the present invention has a first metallic member, on one surface of which a projecting portion is formed and on the other surface of which a depressed portion corresponding to the projecting portion is formed, and a second metallic member are welded together at a... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20120156565 - Positive electrode active material, method of manufacturing the positive electrode active material, and lithium battery employing the positive electrode active material: In one aspect, a positive electrode active material is provided, a method of manufacturing the positive electrode active material, and a lithium battery employing the positive electrode active material. The positive electrode active material may have high thermal stability and low capacity deterioration despite repetitive charging and discharging.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120156566 - Particles of doped lithium cobalt oxide, method for preparing the same and their use in lithium ion batteries: The invention relates to provision of a novel high performance material manufactured from particles of doped lithium cobalt oxide which are usable in the manufacture of cathodes for lithium ion rechargeable (or storage) batteries. The doping agent is selected from the group of lanthanide oxides. Other objects of the invention... Agent: Reminex Sa

20120156567 - Novel sulphur-modified monolithic porous carbon-based material process for the preparation thereof and uses thereof in the storage and release of energy: e

20120156568 - Battery separators with variable porosity: A porous polymer battery separator is provided that includes variable porosity along its length. Such battery separators can increase the uniformity of the current density within electrochemical battery cells that may normally experience higher current density and higher temperatures near their terminal ends than they do near their opposite ends.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120156569 - Battery separators with variable porosity: A porous polymer battery separator is provided that includes variable porosity along its length. Such battery separators can increase the uniformity of the current density within electrochemical battery cells that may normally experience higher current density and higher temperatures near their terminal ends than they do near their opposite ends.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120156570 - Microporous polyethylene film with good property of strength and permeability at high temperature: The present invention relates to a microporous polyethylene film for use as battery separator. The microporous polyethylene film according to the present invention is characterized by having a film thickness of 5-40 μm, a porosity of 35-55%, a permeability from 2.5×10−5 to 10.0 10−5 Darcy, a puncture strength of at... Agent: Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.

20120156571 - Electrode for batteries, battery comprising the electrode, and method for producing the battery: e

20120156572 - Electrode active material for power storage device, power storage device, and electronic and transportation device: Disclosed are an electrode active material for a power storage device and a power storage device including the same. The electrode active material includes a polymer that includes: a tetravalent group derived from a compound selected from the group consisting of EBDT and derivatives thereof, TTF and derivatives thereof, a... Agent:

20120156573 - Fuel cell with monolithic electrolytes membrane assembly: s

20120156574 - Hydrogen generation having co2 removal with steam reforming: A method for producing hydrogen using fuel cell off gases, the method feeding hydrocarbon fuel to a sulfur adsorbent to produce a desulfurized fuel and a spent sulfur adsorbent; feeding said desulfurized fuel and water to an adsorption enhanced reformer that comprises of a plurality of reforming chambers or compartments;... Agent:

20120156575 - Flow estimation based on anode pressure response in fuel cell system: A method for determining the flow of an anode gas out of an anode sub-system. The method includes providing pressure measurements at predetermined sample times over a predetermined sample period and using the pressure measurements to calculate a slope of a line defining a change of the pressure from the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120156576 - Process for the production of hydrogen by catalyzed hydrolysis of a complex hydride, and facility with semi continuous reactor for carrying out the method: The present invention relates to a process for producing a continuous flow of hydrogen by catalyzed hydrolysis of a complex hydride, which comprises at least adding continuously and at constant rate a fuel solution to a reactor comprising a complex hydride stabilized on a hydroxide on a cobalt boride catalyst... Agent:

20120156577 - Methods for forming electrodes for water electrolysis and other electrochemical techniques: Methods of forming electrodes for electrolysis of water and other electrochemical techniques are provided. In some embodiments, the electrode comprising a current collector and a catalytic material. The method of forming the electrode may comprising immersing a current collector comprising a metallic species in an oxidation state of zero in... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20120156578 - Photoelectrochemical cell and energy system using same: A photoelectrochemical cell (100) includes: a semiconductor electrode (120) including a conductor (121) and semiconductor layers (122, 123) disposed on the conductor (121); a counter electrode (130) connected electrically to the conductor (121); an electrolyte (140) in contact with surfaces of the semiconductor layer (123) and the counter electrode (130);... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120156579 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell, a combusting portion, an evaporating portion including an inlet port, a reforming portion, a tank including an outlet port, a supply passage, a water sensor detecting a water level of water positioned away from the inlet port by a predetermined distance, a... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20120156580 - Water harvesting system: A method and apparatus for extracting water. The apparatus comprises a first and second cooling device and a controller. The first cooling device has a first and second side. The first side heats materials located at the first side and generates a water vapor. The second side cools the water... Agent: The Boeing Company

20120156581 - System and method for operating a high temperature fuel cell as a back-up power supply with reduced performance decay: A method is provided for reducing degradation in a fuel cell assembly, including at least one fuel cell with a PBI membrane, during standby, operation. The method may include electrochemically consuming an oxidant from a cathode coupled to the PBI membrane in response to a disconnection of an external load... Agent: Clearedge Power, Inc.

20120156582 - Fuel cell: The invention provides a method of operating a fuel cell comprising a solid anion exchange membrane, the method comprising contacting an anode in the fuel cell with urea, ammonia or an ammonium salt and contacting the cathode with an oxidant whereby to generate electricity.... Agent: University Of Strathclyde

20120156583 - Dual-material co-injection molded bipolar plate and the manufacturing method thereof: A dual-material co-injection molded bipolar plate and its manufacturing method are disclosed, in which the manufacturing method comprises the steps of: injecting a skin polymer melt containing a first conductive material into a mold cavity of a bipolar plate mold; sequential or simultaneous injecting a core polymer melt containing a... Agent: Chung Yuan Christian University

20120156584 - Fuel cell: Provided is a fuel cell capable of maintaining an interface pressure in good condition between a membrane electrode assembly and separators, and preventing an increase in contact resistance. A fuel cell is disclosed including: a membrane electrode assembly provided with a frame at a periphery thereof; two separators holding both... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120156585 - Process for forming silver films on silicon: A process is provided for etching a silicon-containing substrate. In the process, the surface of the substrate is cleaned. A film of alumina is deposited on the cleaned substrate surface. A silver film is deposited above the film of alumina. An etchant comprising HF is contacted with the silver film.... Agent:

20120156587 - Fuel cell: In one embodiment, in a fuel cell, a first electrode supplied with an oxidant gas includes a first gas diffusion layer having a first porous base material and a first catalyst layer having a second porous base material. The first catalyst layer is stacked to the first gas diffusion layer.... Agent:

20120156586 - Fuel distribution structure and fuel cell having the same: A fuel distribution structure including a first material layer, a second material layer, a flow channel layer and a filler is provided. The first material layer has a fuel inlet, the second material layer has a plurality of fuel outlets, the flow channel layer has a patterned flow channel, wherein... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120156588 - Membrane electrode assembly and fuel cells with improved lifetime: f

20120156589 - Electrode catalyst for fuel cell, manufacturing method thereof, and fuel cell using the same: An electrode catalyst for a fuel cell with excellent durability, a manufacturing method thereof, and a fuel cell using the same. The electrode catalyst for the fuel cell includes a carbon support, a metal catalyst material supported by the carbon support, and a benzimidazole-based or benzotriazole-based compound.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120156590 - Direct oxidation fuel cell with improved fuel distribution: A direct oxidation fuel cell (DOFC) having a liquid fuel and an anode electrode configured to generate power. The anode electrode includes a phase separation layer (PSL) positioned between a fuel channel plate and a GDL. The PSL can include at least one porous layer to improve fuel distribution and... Agent:

20120156591 - Method of fabrication of fuel cell: A method of fabrication of a fuel cell includes depositing an anode catalyst on a first carbon support by a metal organic vapor deposition, depositing a cathode catalyst on a second carbon support by a metal organic vapor deposition method, fabricating an anode including the anode catalyst, fabricating the cathode... Agent:

  
06/14/2012 > 66 patent applications in 42 patent subcategories. invention type

20120148876 - Battery module: The present disclosure provides a battery module comprising: a battery pack having at least one single battery and at least one power splicer; a sampling module having a flexible circuit board, wherein at least one voltage sampling terminal and temperature sensor are disposed on the flexible circuit board, the temperature... Agent:

20120148877 - Battery pack for integrating multiple single batteries: A battery integration module or pack includes a first positioning plate for positioning the multiple single batteries in formation for integration at one end of the battery formation, a second positioning plate for positioning the multiple single batteries in formation for integration at the opposite end of the battery formation,... Agent:

20120148878 - Battery park: A battery pack that includes a secondary battery, a resin structure including the secondary battery, and a flat-shaped, contactless power transfer coil embedded at a first face side of the resin structure. The resin structure contains a magnetic material at least at the first face side thereof.... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20120148879 - Fuel cell electrical power source for a portable electronic device with thermoelectric module: An electrical power source for a portable electronic device. The electrical power source includes at least one fuel cell adapted to receive fuel and generate therefrom electrical power for powering at least one component of the portable electronic device, a fuel tank adapted to provide fuel to the fuel cell,... Agent:

20120148881 - Method and system for automotive battery cooling: The present invention relates to a battery-cooling system. The battery-cooling system includes a battery array and a plurality of heat pipes. The heat pipes each include a low-profile extrusion having a plurality of hollow tubes formed therein. Each heat pipe includes an evaporator portion and a condenser portion. A heat-transfer... Agent:

20120148880 - Method for operating a battery: The task at hand is achieved by a method for operating a battery having at least one galvanic cell. The at least one galvanic cell is subjected at least temporally to an examination, particularly at a predetermined operating state of the battery or the galvanic cell.... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120148882 - Battery: A battery including: a metal tube having opposed first and second ends, and an inner peripheral surface defining a chamber in which a liquid-activatable powder mixture is disposed therein; a permeable separator sheet for electrically isolating the powder mixture from the metal tube; a conductive rod having a first end... Agent: Eco Group Asia Limited

20120148885 - Protective unit for galvanic cells: A protective unit for galvanic cells, which are interconnected into a battery by way of contact elements that are connected in a suitable manner to pole connections of said cells, can be associated with individual cells of a battery. The protective unit comprises an activation unit (1008, 1108, 1208, 1011,... Agent:

20120148883 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly, a case accommodating the electrode assembly and including an opening, an electrode terminal connected to the electrode assembly and protruding outwardly from the case; a cap assembly including a cap plate in sealing engagement with the opening of the case, and a switch... Agent:

20120148884 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly, a case configured to accommodate the electrode assembly, a cap plate configured to seal the case, the cap plate including openings, first and second terminals electrically connected to the electrode assembly and inserted through respective openings of the cap plate, an insulating member... Agent:

20120148886 - Battery system for a motor vehicle having at least one electrochemical cell and at least one latent heat accumulator: A battery system for a motor vehicle is described having at least one electrochemical cell and at least one latent heat accumulator, in which the latent heat accumulator has a phase-change material as the storage medium. A crystallization initiation device is provided for triggering an exothermic phase transition of the... Agent:

20120148887 - Battery unit: A battery unit (1) with a stack (2) of flat cells (3), with metal cooling sheets (4) between the cells, which have at least one bended edge (5), with the edges (5) of adjacent metal cooling sheets (4) aligned in the same direction and with the bending partially overlapping in... Agent: Magna Steyr Fahrzeuhtechnik Ag & Co Kg

20120148888 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including: an electrode assembly; a case for accommodating the electrode assembly and an electrolytic solution; and an identifying tape disposed in the case and that discolors when reacted with the electrolytic solution, wherein the identifying tape includes: a base film; an adhesive material disposed on one surface... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120148889 - Battery module having a cell tray with thermal management features: A battery module includes a plurality of electrochemical cells and a structure including an upper portion configured to support a bottom portion of each of the plurality of electrochemical cells and a lower portion coupled to the upper portion. The lower portion includes a thermal management feature having at least... Agent: Johnson Controls Advanced Power Solutions LLC

20120148890 - Battery system: A battery system (1) includes: an electrical cell (2) which is accommodated in each battery accommodation casing (22) so that at least one of first facing side surfaces (51) and (52) in a stacking direction (X) of a stacked structure and at least one of second facing side surfaces (53)... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20120148891 - Battery: An exemplary battery is provided in the present invention. The battery comprises a carbon rod, a positive-electrode structure, a separation structure, a negative-electrode structure and a housing. The positive-electrode structure, the separation structure, the negative-electrode structure and the housing encircle the carbon rod in sequence. At least one of the... Agent: Innot Bioenergy Holding Co.

20120148892 - Housing for electrical power cells in electrically driven automotive vehicles: A housing suitable to comprise multiple electrical power cells in electrically driven motor vehicles comprises at least one lower receiving part and one upper covering part. Both parts fit together and create inside a hollow space. Both parts are prepared from a multilayered material comprising at least one support layer... Agent: Basell Polyolefine Gmbh

20120148893 - Computer enclosure with battery holding structure: A computer enclosure includes a frame portion and a battery holding structure. The frame portion defines a battery receiving groove for receiving a battery, a first sliding groove and a second sliding groove communicating with the battery receiving groove. The battery holding structure includes a first locking member movably received... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120148894 - Expandable battery compartment for handheld electronic devices: In a portable electronic device having a battery compartment and a removeable cover therefor, the battery compartment and cover are configured to accommodate batteries of at least two different sizes.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120148895 - Battery module: A cooling unit 20 is provided in the vicinity of a cell 10, and includes a sealed portion 22 formed by sealing a sheet 21. An easy-to-open portion 24 is provided in part of the sealed portion 22, and the easy-to-open portion 24 is opened when the cell 10 abnormally... Agent:

20120148898 - Battery: An exemplary battery is provided in the present invention. The battery includes a current collector, a positive-electrode structure, a separation structure, a negative-electrode structure and a housing. The positive-electrode structure, the separation structure, the negative-electrode structure are encircled in sequence inside of the housing. At least one of the negative-electrode... Agent: Innot Bioenergy Holding Co.

20120148897 - Electrochemical cell comprising a multi-layer article of polyimide nanoweb with amidized surface: The present invention is directed to the preparation and use of aromatic polyimide nanowebs with amide-modified surfaces. Uses include as a filtration medium, and as a separator in batteries, particularly lithium-ion batteries. The invention is also directed to a method comprising the aromatic polyimide nanoweb with amide-modified surface. The invention... Agent: E.i Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20120148899 - Electrochemical cell having a separator: Electrochemical cell comprising a positive and a negative elecrode and a layer of an inorganic substance arranged between the electrodes, characterized in that the layer is coated with a polyetherimide on one or both sides.... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120148896 - Multi-layer article of polyimide nanoweb with amidized surface: The present invention is directed to the preparation and use of aromatic polyimide nanowebs with amide-modified surfaces. Uses include as a filtration medium, and as a separator in batteries, particularly lithium-ion batteries. The invention is also directed to a method comprising the aromatic polyimide nanoweb with amide-modified surface. The invention... Agent: E.i. Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20120148901 - Laminated microporous film, battery separator, and non-aqueous electrolyte battery: A laminated microporous film including a base which is formed from a non-woven fabric, and a surface layer which is formed on at least one of the surfaces of the base and includes a resin material and inorganic particles, wherein variation in thickness which is expressed using a standard deviation... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120148900 - Separator and method of manufacturing the same and organic battery employing the same: An exemplary separator of the present invention includes a first layer and a second layer. The first layer has a principal body made from high fibre material. The second layer is made from chlorophyll, and is deposed on the first layer. In one embodiment, the separator comprises a third layer,... Agent: Innot Bioenergy Holding Co.

20120148902 - Cable-type secondary battery having metal-coated polymer current collector: A cable-type secondary battery is disclosed. The cable-type secondary battery includes electrodes, each of which includes a current collector having a horizontal cross section of a predetermined shape and an active material layer formed on the surface of the current collector. The electrodes extend in the lengthwise direction and are... Agent:

20120148903 - Electric storage apparatus: An electric storage apparatus includes a plurality of electric storage components, and a holder holding each of the electric storage components at both end portions of each of the electric storage components in a longitudinal direction. The holder includes a plurality of guide portions provided within an orthogonal plane orthogonal... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120148904 - Electrode plate for an electromechanical battery: The electrode plate for use in an electrochemical battery is made of a casting; a planar portion; a perimeter and a bus bar extending along a portion of that perimeter. The planar portion and the bus bar are integral parts of the aforesaid casting. The electrode plate is made of... Agent:

20120148905 - Flat-plate battery: A flat-plate battery is provided in the present invention. The flat-plate battery includes a negative-electrode layer, a first separator, a chlorophyll layer, a second separator, a positive-electrode layer, an upper plate and a lower plate. The negative-electrode layer, the first separator, the chlorophyll layer, the second separator and the positive-electrode... Agent: Innot Bioenergy Holding Co.

20120148906 - Chemical current source: The chemical current source can be used in the electrical devices, wherein it is feeding the electrical devices that constantly operate or can temporarily/accidentally be under extreme conditions produced with the different negative factors such as fire, various types of radiation, including heat, electromagnetic etc., various types of mechanical effects,... Agent: High Power Battery Systems Ltd. (hpbs)

20120148910 - Battery: An outside gasket for insulating a cover from an external terminal to be fixed thereto is readily fixed to the cover irrespective of a simple structure. A battery includes: a battery case which contains a power generating element therein and whose top surface is opened; a cover which closes the... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120148911 - Battery: A battery includes current collectors for electrically connecting a power generating element contained inside of a battery case to external terminals, respectively. A caulking head of a rivet for fixing the negative current collector to a cover is contained in a engagement recess which is a space inside of a... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120148909 - Battery and current collector: A negative current collector includes a base, which is fixed to a cover of a battery and is electrically connected to a negative external terminal, and a leg which projects from the base and is electrically connected to a negative electrode in a power generating element. There is provided a... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120148907 - Electrode structure of lithium battery: An electrode structure of a lithium battery is provided for electrically connecting a positive pole and a negative pole in a tank of the lithium battery to the external. The electrode structure includes a lid body and at least one electrode body made of sheet metal material. The electrode body... Agent:

20120148912 - Power supply: Provided are a pack main body of a substantially rectangular parallelepiped shape in which a battery cell is embedded, and a terminal portion provided on a front face of the pack main body. The pack main body includes bevelled portions at corner portions formed by a top face and a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120148913 - Secondary battery and secondary battery manufacturing apparatus: A secondary battery includes an electrode body in which a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate are alternately stacked through a separator, a case to store the electrode body, and a cover having a positive electrode terminal and a negative electrode terminal and fitted to the case, wherein... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20120148908 - Storage element and terminal fabricating method: A storage element includes: an external terminal having an exposed surface which is exposed to the outside from an envelope, a current collector which is contained inside of the envelope and is connected to the external terminal, and a power generating element which is contained inside of the envelope and... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120148914 - Water-resistant pouch type secondary cell: Discussed is a pouch type secondary cell with high water-resistance. The pouch type secondary cell includes a positive electrode, a separation layer, and a negative electrode. Here, the sealing unit of the secondary cell includes steps so that the sealing unit has an outer side thinner than an inner side... Agent:

20120148915 - Positive electrode and battery using the same: A positive electrode is provided in the present invention. The positive electrode includes a first element having a top surface, and an opposite, a bottom surface, comprising a conductive polymeric material and a second element is deposited on the top surface of the first element. The second element includes a... Agent: Innot Bioenergy Holding Co.

20120148918 - Anode of cable-type secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof: Provided is a method for manufacturing an anode of a cable-type secondary battery having a solid electrolyte layer, including preparing an aqueous solution of an anode active material, making an anode by immersing a core as a current collector having a horizontal cross section of a predetermined shape and extending... Agent:

20120148917 - Aqueous coating liquid for an electrode plate, electrode plate for an electrical storage device, method for manufacturing an electrode plate for an electrical storage device, and electrical storage device: A water-based coating formulation for an electrode plate of an electricity storage device, said water-based coating formulation being adapted to form a coating film layer on the electrode plate, contains at least one resin binder having a saponification degree of 40% or higher and selected from unmodified and modified polyvinyl... Agent: Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd.

20120148916 - Method for evaluating positive electrode active material: Provided is a method for evaluating a positive electrode active material. The method evaluates the performance of a positive electrode active material comprising a lithium transition metal oxide that contains a manganese-containing transition metal oxide. In this method, the lithium penetration rate into a transition metal site in the lithium... Agent:

20120148919 - Organic negative electrode and battery using the organic negative electrode: An organic negative electrode is provided in the present application. The organic negative electrode comprises a first element having conductive material, a second element formed by a high polymer solution and set on the first element, and a third element having chlorophyll and formed on the second element. A battery... Agent: Innot Bioenergy Holding Co.

20120148920 - Positive active material for lithium batteries and lithium battery including the same: A positive active material for lithium batteries, the positive active material comprising a lithium-nickel-iron oxide, and a lithium battery including the positive active material. The lithium-nickel-iron oxide is represented by Formula 1: Li2Ni1-xFexO2, wherein about 0<x<about 0.2.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120148921 - Electrode for energy storage device, method of manufacturing the same, and energy storage device using the same: Disclosed are an electrode for a low-resistance energy storage device, a method of manufacturing the same, and an energy storage device using the same. In detail, the electrode for an energy storage device is manufactured by forming electrode materials on a metal layer having a dendrite formed thereon. The energy... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120148922 - Negative electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for producing the same: Provided is a negative electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, the negative electrode having a high capacity and exhibits excellent output/input characteristics in charge and discharge in a low temperature environment and at a high current density. The negative electrode includes a core material, and a negative electrode material... Agent:

20120148923 - Electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell includes a housing; a solid electrolyte dividing the housing into a first electrode chamber and a second electrode chamber; a first electrode material accommodated in the first electrode chamber; a second electrode material accommodated in the second electrode chamber; a current collector extending in a first direction... Agent:

20120148924 - Power storage device and method for manufacturing the power storage device: To provide a power storage device having a solid electrolyte, in which a charge-discharge capacity can be increased, and a method for manufacturing the power storage device. The power storage device includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte provided between the positive electrode and the negative electrode,... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120148925 - Ammonia flame cracker system, method and apparatus: Apparatus, methods and systems reside in the decomposition of ammonia into a hydrogen gas mixture. An ammonia-rich gaseous mixture containing ammonia and oxygen enters into a conduit within which combustion and decomposition of the mixture is initiated, thereby liberating hydrogen. A mixture of gaseous products resulting from the reaction is... Agent:

20120148927 - Controller for estimating relative humidity and condensed water, and method for controlling condensed water drain using the same: The present invention provides a relative humidity and condensed water estimator for a fuel cell and a method for controlling condensed water drain using the same. Here, the relative humidity and condensed water estimator is utilized in control of the fuel cell system involving control of anode condensed water drain... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120148928 - Direct oxidation fuel cell system: A direct oxidation fuel cell system including: a fuel cell; a fuel supply portion for supplying a liquid fuel to a fuel inlet; an oxidant supply portion for supplying an oxidant to an oxidant inlet; an effluent tank for storing a fuel effluent; a fuel discharge path for leading the... Agent:

20120148926 - Fuel cell dehumidification system and method: A system and method for dehumidifying a fuel cell are provided. The system includes a fuel cell having an anode chamber and a cathode chamber. After the fuel cell is shutdown, water vapor may linger within the anode and cathode chambers. The system includes dehumidifier source containing a hygroscopic hydrolyzing... Agent: Enerfuel, Inc.

20120148929 - Methods of operating fuel cell stacks and systems: A method for removing contaminants in a fuel cell comprises: supplying a hydrogen-based fuel to the anode; supplying a first oxidant to the cathode, wherein the first oxidant comprises at least some sulfur dioxide; drawing a primary load from the fuel cell stack while supplying the hydrogen-based fuel to the... Agent: BdfIPHoldings Ltd.

20120148930 - Cooling device for a functional system: A cooling device (10) for a functional system, in particular a fuel cell system (12) for a motor vehicle is disclosed. The cooling device (10) includes a conduit system (14, 22) for a cooling fluid flow connected to the functional system (12) for cooling. A container (20) of the cooling... Agent: Mann+hummel Gmbh

20120148932 - Fluidic distribution system and related methods: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a fluid distribution system. The system may include one or more electrochemical cell layers, a bulk distribution manifold having an inlet, a cell layer feeding manifold in direct fluidic contact with the electrochemical cell layer and a separation layer that separates the bulk... Agent: Angstrom Power Incorporated

20120148931 - Self-pumping membraneless fuel cell: The present invention is directed to a device, and method of operation, for a fuel cell which uses bubble-based pumping to self-pump the fuel to the anode, and a single, common channel separating the anode from the cathode through which a mixed fuel and electrolyte flow. The fuel cell includes... Agent:

20120148933 - Fuel cell device: A fuel cell device is improved for operating conditions during a partial load operation. The fuel cell device comprises a cell stack formed by electrically connecting fuel cells for generating power by fuel gas and oxygen-containing gas; a fuel gas supply unit for supplying the fuel gas to the fuel... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120148934 - Solid oxide fuel cell: Provided is an SOFC, including a fuel electrode (20), a thin-plate-like interconnector (30) provided on the fuel electrode and formed of a conductive ceramics material, and a conductive film (70) formed on a surface of the interconnector (30) opposite to the fuel electrode (20). The conductive film (70) is formed... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20120148935 - Manufacturing method of membrane-electrode assembly for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell: The present invention provides a method of fabricating a membrane-electrode assembly for a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell, and a membrane-electrode assembly and a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell formed thereby. In the method, a 3-layered membrane-electrode assembly is formed in which a catalyst electrode layer is disposed on both... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120148937 - Durable fuel cell membrane electrode assembly with combined additives: A fuel cell membrane electrode assembly is provided comprising a polymer electrolyte membrane comprising a first polymer electrolyte and at least one manganese compound; and one or more electrode layers comprising a catalyst and at least one cerium compound. The membrane electrode assembly demonstrates an unexpected combination of durability and... Agent:

20120148936 - Inorganic and/or organic acid-containing catalyst ink and use thereof in the production of electrodes, catalyst-coated membranes, gas diffusion electrodes and membrane electrode units: Catalyst ink comprising one or more catalyst materials, a solvent component and at least one acid, 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 catalyst ink according to... Agent: Basf Se

20120148939 - Anion exchange membrane: An anion exchange membrane includes a quaternary ammonium salt group in which two methyl groups, and one alkyl group having 3 to 8 carbon atoms are bonded to a nitrogen atom.... Agent: Japan Atomic Energy Agency

20120148938 - Conductive composition and method of preparation, polymer thereof, and electrode, electrolyte membrane and fuel cell including the composition or polymer: A conductive composition, a polymer obtained from the conductive composition, a method of preparing the composition, an electrode and electrolyte membrane of a fuel cell, each including at least one of the composition and the polymer, and a fuel cell including at least one of the composition and the polymer.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120148940 - Oxide-ceramic high-temperature fuel cell: The present invention relates to high-temperature solid oxide fuel cells, in particular to rotationally symmetrical high-temperature solid oxide fuel cells. The inventive oxide-ceramic high-temperature fuel cell having one or more gas channel(s) open at at least one end. The fuel cell has a substrate surrounding the gas channel(s) at least... Agent:

20120148941 - Metal separator plate for fuel cell having coating film formed on surface and method for producing same: Disclosed herein is a method for manufacturing a metal steel separator for fuel cells that has corrosion resistance and contact resistance not only at an initial stage but also after being exposed to high temperature/high humidity conditions in the fuel cell for a long period of time. The method includes... Agent: Hyundai Hysco

  
06/07/2012 > 84 patent applications in 56 patent subcategories. invention type

20120141839 - Battery case and battery pack using the same: A battery unit and a battery module having stack battery units. The battery unit includes a battery cell including electrode terminals and a case for housing the battery cell. The case further includes: a spacer that is disposed on facing portions of an edge of the case and protrudes in... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120141840 - Fuel supply amount adjustment film, printed circuit board, and fuel cell: A base insulating layer in an FPC board is used as a fuel supply amount adjustment film for a fuel cell. The base insulating layer in the FPC board has a plurality of anisotropic through pores. The anisotropic through pores respectively has openings on one surface and the other surface... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20120141838 - Waterproof battery: A waterproof battery includes a casing having an opening; a battery body received in the casing; a connecting unit disposed in the casing, wherein the connecting unit has a circuit board electrically connected to the battery body and a connector electrically connected to the circuit board and protruded from the... Agent: Askey Computer Corp.

20120141842 - Mobile electronic device having a fuel cell surrounded by a solid-state battery: According to one aspect, a mobile electronic device having a fuel cell configured to receive fuel and generate therefrom electrical power for the mobile electronic device, a fuel tank adapted to store fuel and provide fuel to the fuel cell, and a solid-state battery configured to provide power to the... Agent:

20120141841 - Mobile electronic device having a fuel cell with a fuel tank surrounding a battery: According to one aspect, a mobile electronic device having a fuel cell configured to receive fuel and generate therefrom electrical power for the mobile electronic device, a fuel tank adapted to store fuel and provide fuel to the fuel cell, and an energy storage device configured to provide power to... Agent:

20120141843 - Battery having diverting device: An electrochemical energy accumulator apparatus according to the invention has at least one galvanic cell. Furthermore, the electrochemical energy accumulator apparatus has at least one diverting device which is assigned to the at least one galvanic cell, and at least one connecting device which is assigned to the at least... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120141844 - Galvanic cell having overpressure protection: A single cell having a casing formed from a first casing side part, a second casing side part and a casing frame, in which casing an electrolyte and an electrochemically active electrode foil unit are arranged, wherein the casing comprises an overpressure protection. The first casing side part includes a... Agent: Daimler Ag

20120141846 - Lithium secondary battery: In a lithium secondary battery which contains an electrode group including a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a separator interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and an electrolytic solution, a current shut-off portion which is activated by an increase in an internal pressure is provided, a... Agent:

20120141845 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery having an improved penetration characteristic of an external short-circuit current in an electrode assembly by reducing an external short-circuit current. A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode; a case... Agent:

20120141847 - Battery pack and method for manufacturing battery pack: The present invention has been made to provide a battery pack having multiple battery modules each housing a stacked body in which multiple secondary batteries are stacked, and a method of manufacturing such a battery pack, which are capable of reducing the number of voltage detection wires for detecting voltages... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120141848 - Cell controller, battery module and power supply system: A suppressed noise cell controller includes, corresponding to a number of cell packs, a plurality of ICs each having a voltage detecting circuit detecting voltages of respective cells of a cell pack in which four cells are connected in series, a switch control circuit controlling conduction and a blocking operation... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20120141849 - Drop and vibration resistant lithium-ion battery: The present invention relates generally to a metal canned battery that does not suffer reduced effectiveness in mechanical reliability upon dropping or vibration. More particularly, the invention pertains to a metal canned battery that has a substance therein that causes the electrode assembly to adhere to the exterior can. In... Agent: E-one Moli Energy (canada) Limited

20120141850 - Middle or large sized battery: Disclosed herein is a middle or large sized battery, more particularly, a middle or large sized battery that provides improved volume energy density provides an advantageous structure for preparing an end cell with large capacity, particularly by improving the structure of a can and internal connecting system of positive and... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120141851 - System and method for enclosing an energy storage device: An enclosure for an energy storage device is presently disclosed. The enclosure includes a cell housing having a base portion and at least one side portion seamlessly extending from the base portion to define a volume and having a peripheral edge defining an aperture distal from the base portion through... Agent:

20120141853 - Battery cell and vehicle battery module: In a longitudinal battery cell for a vehicle battery module, the battery cell includes a first end and an opposite second end with respect to a longitudinal axis of the battery cell, and a lateral surface extending from the first end to the second end. The battery cell includes an... Agent:

20120141852 - Conductor plate for a vehicle battery module: In a conductor plate for a vehicle battery module, the vehicle battery module is adapted to accommodate a plurality of longitudinal battery cells. The battery cells are arranged in parallel with respect to their longitudinal axes, and each battery cell has a first end and an opposite second end with... Agent:

20120141854 - Battery pack: A battery pack that can reduce manufacturing costs and simplify an assembly structure. The battery pack includes a first case having an inner space, at least one battery cell arranged in the inner space of the first case, a second case coupled to the first case to accommodate the battery... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120141855 - Battery pack for suppressing deviation of central battery cell and vehicle including the same: A battery pack device includes a plurality of battery cells 1, a bind bar 4, and a regulation member 31. The plurality of battery cells 1 has a rectangular box exterior shape. The bind bar 4 couples the plurality of battery cells 1 to each other with the battery cells... Agent:

20120141856 - Moderate temperature sodium battery: A rechargeable galvanic cell that has a negative electrode material made of a molten alkali metal (such as sodium or lithium). The galvanic cell also includes a positive electrode active material that may be sulfur or iodine. The positive electrode active material may be used in conjunction with a polar... Agent:

20120141857 - Battery module: A battery module (300) including a unit cell and a temperature regulator (25, 26, 27, 28) for regulating the temperature of the unit cell (100) is constructed by connecting a plurality of the unit cells (100) in parallel to form an assembled battery (200), and then connecting a plurality of... Agent:

20120141858 - Multilayer battery separator and method for manufacturing the same: A multilayer battery separator is provided. The multilayer battery separator includes a porous polyethylene (PE) film, and a porous thermal resistant film selected from a group consisting of: a weight ratio of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and cellulose of 90/10-40/60; a weight ratio of polyvinylidene fluoride and polyethylene glycol (PEG) of... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120141859 - Multilayer porous film: A multilayer porous film, comprising a porous layer including inorganic particles and a resin binder on at least one surface of a porous film containing a polyolefin resin as a main component, wherein the inorganic particles contain an aluminum silicate compound as a main component.... Agent:

20120141860 - Surface stabilized electrodes for lithium batteries: A method of stabilizing a metal oxide or lithium-metal-oxide electrode comprises contacting a surface of the electrode, prior to cell assembly, with an aqueous or a non-aqueous acid solution having a pH greater than 4 but less than 7 and containing a stabilizing salt, for a time and at a... Agent: Uchicago Argonne, LLC

20120141861 - Battery module and assembled battery: A battery module of the invention includes: a battery having a positive electrode terminal, a negative electrode terminal, and a battery case; a cap having holes respectively corresponding to the positive electrode terminal and the negative electrode terminal and formed of an insulating member covering an end of the battery;... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20120141862 - Electrode geometry of a galvanic cell: The invention relates to a galvanic cell (1, 10) which comprises an electrode stack (5). Said stack comprises at least one especially flat anode electrode (2), at least one especially flat cathode electrode (3), and at least one especially flat separator (4) which is interposed between said electrodes (3, 4).... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120141864 - Electrochemical cells with tabs: The present invention provides electrochemical cells and batteries having one or more electrically conductive tabs and carbon sheet current collectors, where the tabs are connected to the carbon sheet current collectors; and methods of connecting the tabs to the carbon based current collectors. In one embodiment, the electrically conductive tabs... Agent: Leyden Energy Inc.

20120141863 - Electrochemical device: Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide an electrochemical device that enables each of a plurality battery elements to be appropriately charged and, thereby, meet the demand for higher voltage even when said plurality of battery elements are connected in electrically series between a pair of electrodes. Electrochemical device 10... Agent: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

20120141865 - Electrochemical element with a reduced internal resistance: An electrochemical element has a housing having an inside surface, a first electrode resting adjacent an inside surface of the housing and defining a cavity, the first electrode including at least two individual segments adjacent one another in a 2-dimensional manner via first contact surfaces and rest via further contact... Agent: Varta Microbattery Gmbh

20120141867 - Lithium secondary battery: An electrolyte includes a mixture of polymerizable compounds, or a polymer, in which the mixture includes a polymerizable compound having an aromatic functional group and a polymerizable functional group, and a polymerizable compound having a phosphorus-containing functional group that contains phosphorus, and having a polymerizable functional group, and in which... Agent:

20120141869 - Method for producing nonaqueous electrolyte lithium-ion secondary battery: The present invention provides a method for producing a lithium-ion secondary battery with excellent high-temperature storage characteristics. The method for producing the lithium-ion secondary battery provided by the present invention includes a step of assembling a lithium-ion secondary battery using positive and negative electrodes, and a nonaqueous electrolyte containing in... Agent:

20120141866 - Power storage device: A power storage device which has improved performance such as higher discharge capacity and in which deterioration due to peeling or the like of an active material layer is less likely to be caused is provided. In an electrode for the power storage device, phosphorus-doped amorphous silicon is used for... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120141868 - Zeolite for treatment of nonaqueous electrolytic solution and treatment method of nonaqueous electrolytic solution: An object of the present invention is to provide a zeolite enabling a dehydration treatment of a nonaqueous electrolytic solution without causing a problem of elution of sodium from the zeolite at the time of dehydrating a nonaqueous electrolytic solution for a lithium battery by using a zeolite. The present... Agent: Tosoh Corporation

20120141870 - Multifunctional sulfone/fluorinated ester solvents: Novel multifunctional sulfone/fluorinated ester compounds are described. These compounds may be useful as non-aqueous electrolyte solvents, specialty solvents, and starting materials and intermediates for synthesis of dyes, agricultural chemicals, and pharmaceuticals.... Agent: E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20120141871 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle: A nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a negative electrode including a current collector and a negative electrode active material having a Li ion insertion potential not lower than 0.4V (vs. Li/Li+). The negative electrode has a porous structure. A pore diameter distribution of the negative electrode as determined by a mercury... Agent:

20120141872 - Rechargeable lithium battery including negative active material: A rechargeable lithium battery that includes a negative electrode including a silicon-based negative active material; a positive electrode including a positive active material being capable of intercalating and deintercalating lithium; and a non-aqueous electrolyte, wherein the silicon-based negative active material includes a SiOx (0<x<2) core including Si grains and a... Agent:

20120141874 - Positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery: Disclosed is a positive active material for a rechargeable lithium battery and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same, and the positive active material includes a carbon material having a structure with “n” polycyclic nano sheets, wherein “n” is an integer of 1 to 30 with hexagonal rings having six... Agent: Samsung Sdi, Co., Ltd.

20120141873 - Positive active material manufacturing method thereof, and electrode and lithium battery containing the same: In one aspect, a positive active material is provided that may have increased thermal stability and resistance to capability deterioration due to repeated charging and discharging, a method of manufacturing the same, and a lithium battery that includes the positive active material.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120141875 - Positive electrode for secondary battery, and secondary battery: Provided is a secondary battery capable of improving charge-discharge characteristics. A positive electrode active material layer of a positive electrode has a positive electrode active material and a positive electrode conductive agent. The positive electrode active material is a high-voltage operating positive electrode material whose operating voltage is equal to... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120141876 - Lithium ion-sulfur battery: The present invention provides a lithium ion-sulfur battery including a lithium metal used as a supply source of lithium ions, a sulfur electrode used as a positive electrode and an intercalation electrode. The intercalation electrode is (i) interposed between the lithium metal and the sulfur electrode, (ii) has a structure... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120141877 - Electrode of secondary cell including porous insulating layer, and manufacturing method thereof: The present invention provides a manufacturing method of a secondary cell electrode forming a porous insulating layer on at least one surface between a negative electrode and a positive electrode, including coating an electrode layer slurry on the electrode surface, coating the porous insulating layer while in a state in... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120141878 - Electrolyte solution and lithium ion secondary battery using the same: The present invention provides an electrolyte solution and a lithium ion secondary battery which maintain for a long period high battery characteristics represented by the discharge capacity retention rate after the charge/discharge cycle, and simultaneously achieve also the high safety represented by the flame retardation. The present invention provides an... Agent: Asahi Kasei E-materials Corporation

20120141879 - Beta alumina solid electrolyte and method of preparing the same: A beta alumina solid electrolyte (BASE) and a method of preparing the same are provided. When the method is used, evaporation of sodium is suppressed and thus a beta alumina solid electrolyte having a high density, a low porosity, and a composition that is near a desired (target) composition is... Agent:

20120141880 - Ionically conductive polymers, methods for production thereof and electrical devices made therefrom: The electrical conductivity of ionically conductive polymers can be increased by polymerizing a mixture of a polymer precursor and an electrolyte in the presence of an electric field. Methods for making ionically conductive polymers can include providing a mixture containing an electrolyte and a polymer precursor, and polymerizing the polymer... Agent: Applied Nanostructured Solutions, LLC

20120141881 - High energy polymer battery: An optimal architecture for a polymer electrolyte battery, wherein one or more layers of electrolyte (e.g., solid block-copolymer) are situated between two electrodes, is disclosed. An anolyte layer, adjacent the anode, is chosen to be chemically and electrochemically stable against the anode active material. A catholyte layer, adjacent the cathode,... Agent: Seeo, Inc

20120141882 - Current collector for nonaqueous electrolyte battery, electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte battery, and nonaqueous electrolyte battery: A current collector for a nonaqueous electrolyte battery, in which oxygen content in the surface of an aluminum porous body is low. The current collector is made of an aluminum porous body. The content of oxygen in an aluminum porous body surface is 3.1% by mass or less. The aluminum... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120141883 - Lithium-ion electrolytes with improved safety tolerance to high voltage systems: The invention discloses various embodiments of electrolytes for use in lithium-ion batteries, the electrolytes having improved safety and the ability to operate with high capacity anodes and high voltage cathodes. In one embodiment there is provided an electrolyte for use in a lithium-ion battery comprising an anode and a high... Agent: California Institute Of Technology

20120141884 - Nonaqueous electrolyte lithium ion secondary battery: The present invention provides a lithium-ion secondary battery with excellent high-temperature storage characteristics. The lithium-ion secondary battery provided by the present invention has positive and negative electrodes capable of absorbing and desorbing lithium ions, and an electrolyte solution containing a lithium salt as a supporting salt in an organic solvent.... Agent:

20120141885 - Nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery: The invention relates to a nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery comprising a negative electrode and a positive electrode each capable of occluding/releasing lithium, a separator, and a nonaqueous electrolyte solution comprising a nonaqueous solvent and a lithium salt, characterized in that the separator comprises a porous film made of a thermoplastic resin... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20120141886 - Nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery: The invention relates to a nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery comprising a negative electrode and a positive electrode each capable of occluding/releasing lithium, a separator, and a nonaqueous electrolyte solution comprising a nonaqueous solvent and a lithium salt, characterized in that the separator comprises a porous film made of a thermoplastic resin... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20120141887 - Nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery: The invention relates to a nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery comprising a negative electrode and a positive electrode each capable of occluding/releasing lithium, a separator, and a nonaqueous electrolyte solution comprising a nonaqueous solvent and a lithium salt, characterized in that the separator comprises a porous film made of a thermoplastic resin... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20120141889 - Lithium air battery: A lithium air battery including: a negative electrode including lithium; a positive electrode using oxygen as a positive active material; and an organic electrolyte, wherein the organic electrolyte includes a metal-ligand complex.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120141888 - Oxygen-consuming electrode and process for the production thereof: The present invention relates to an oxygen-consuming electrode comprising at least one support element in the form of a sheet-like structure and a coating comprising a gas diffusion layer and a catalytically active component, wherein the oxygen-consuming electrode is additionally coated with a fluoropolymer which is soluble in solvents.... Agent: Bayer Materialscience Ag

20120141890 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system is provided. More specifically, the fuel cell system is made up of an aggregate of unit fuel cells, an air supply unit, a humidifier, a hydrogen supply unit, and a valve unit. The valve unit is configured to be connected to a stack and the humidifier.... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120141891 - Fuel control system and method for fuel cell system: The present invention provides a fuel control system and method, e.g., for a vehicle fuel cell system, which can efficiently supply hydrogen to a fuel cell stack and increase the efficiency of an ejector. For this purpose, the present invention provides a fuel control system having a series-connected multi-stage pressure... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120141892 - Portable fuel cell power source: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a portable fuel cell power source including an expandable enclosure, a first reactant contained within the enclosure, one or more fuel cells and a fluid port positioned in the expandable enclosure and adapted to be in fluidic communication with the one or more... Agent: Soci&#xe9 T&#xe9 Bic

20120141893 - Stepped steam reformer: Embodiments are disclosed that relate to increasing heat transfer in a steam reformer. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a steam reformer including an outer wall and an inner wall which includes a step extending outward toward the outer wall and downward toward a bottom of the steam reformer at... Agent: Clearedge Power, Inc.

20120141894 - Steam reformer with recuperative heat exchanger: Embodiments are disclosed that relate to temperature distribution in a reaction chamber of a steam reformer. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a steam reformer, comprising a central chamber through which feed gas flows, a reaction chamber surrounding the central chamber and having an inner wall and an outer wall,... Agent: Clearedge Power, Inc.

20120141897 - Cooling method for fuel cell: A start-up method for a fuel cell system that includes a fuel cell that carries out power generation by the electrochemical reaction between a fuel gas and the oxygen gas in the air; a fuel gas discharge path and a fuel gas supply path that are connected to the fuel... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120141896 - Fuel cell system and method of controlling the same: Disclosed are a fuel cell system and a method of controlling the system to efficiently remove air flowing into an anode side and a cathode side during a stop of a fuel cell vehicle to prevent an overvoltage of a fuel cell stack that is generated at the time of... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120141895 - System and method for controlling operation of fuel cell hybrid system: The present invention provides a hybrid fuel cell system that is configured to determine if an idle stop condition has been satisfied during a normal operation mode of the hybrid fuel cell system, cut off air supply to a fuel cell to stop power generation of the fuel cell and... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120141898 - Fuel cell system: When starting operation of a fuel cell below the freezing point, a fuel cell system adjusts the open degree of a hydrogen pressure adjusting valve, introduces hydrogen to a hydrogen entrance of the fuel cell so as to make the total pressure of the hydrogen entrance is a first pressure,... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120141899 - Method of controlling water content of fuel cell and fuel cell system: The present invention is to properly adjust a water content in a cell of a fuel cell in response to a wide variety of conditions. A method of controlling a water content in a cell of a fuel cell, wherein a flow rate and pressure of a hydrogen gas supplied... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120141900 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes at least one cooling channel that extends between a housing and a fuel cell stack disposed within the housing. The cooling channel has an inlet and an outlet for producing a gas flow in the cooling channel. As a result, a gas flow may be... Agent:

20120141903 - Flat-tubular solid oxide cell stack: Disclosed herein is a flat-tubular solid oxide cell stack. The cell stack includes a plurality of unit cells which are stacked one on top of another. Each unit cell includes a flat-tubular electrode support made of a porous conductive material. A first-gas flow channel is formed in the electrode support... Agent: Korea Institute Of Energy Research

20120141902 - Fuel cell stack with enhanced freeze-thaw durability: The present invention provides a fuel cell stack with enhanced freeze-thaw durability. In particular, the fuel cell stack includes a gas diffusion layer between a membrane-electrode assembly and a bipolar plate. The gas diffusion layer has a structure that reduces contact resistance in a fuel cell and is cut at... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120141901 - Separator plate design with improved freeze start-up: A fuel cell plate is disclosed, the fuel cell plate including a first unipolar plate, a second unipolar plate cooperating with the first unipolar plate to form a bipolar plate having a coolant inlet, a coolant outlet, a reactant inlet, and a reactant outlet, and a coolant flow channel in... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120141904 - Low mass solid oxide fuel device array monolith: According to one embodiment of the invention a fuel cell device array monolith comprises at least three planar electrolyte sheets having two sides. The electrolyte sheets are situated adjacent to one another. At least one of the electrolyte sheets is supporting a plurality of anodes situated on one side of... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20120141905 - Solid oxide fuel cell: A solid oxide fuel cell is provided that includes an anode current collecting layer, a cathode, an electrolyte layer, and an anode active layer. The anode current collecting layer contains Ni or NiO, and an oxide represented by a general formula AEZrO3 where AE is one or a combination of... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20120141906 - Electrode material for fuel cell, fuel cell comprising the same and method of manufacturing the fuel cell: There are provided an electrode material for a fuel cell, a fuel cell comprising the same, and a method of manufacturing the fuel cell. The electrode material for a fuel cell comprises an electrode base material and spherical polystyrene particles forming pores on the electrode base material through heat treatment.... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120141907 - Fuel cell membrane electrode assembly: The fuel cell membrane electrode assembly includes PtRu active species supported on mesoporous carbon nitride materials for use in the anode of direct methanol fuel cells. The fuel cell membrane electrode assembly includes an anode plate, a gas diffusion layer, and a catalyst adjacent a PEM membrane. The composition of... Agent: King Fahd University Of Petroleum And Minerals

20120141909 - Membrane electrode assemblies and highly durable fuel cells: The invention relates to a membrane electrode assembly which comprises two gas diffusion layers, each contacted with a catalyst layer, which are separated by a polymer-electrolyte membrane. Said polymer electrolyte membrane has an inner area which is contacted with a catalyst layer, and an outer area which is not provided... Agent:

20120141908 - Membrane electrode assembly and fuel cells with improved lifetime: e

20120141910 - Multiple membrane layers in a fuel cell membrane-electrode assembly: Embodiments are disclosed herein that relate to PEM fuel cells comprising membrane-electrode assemblies having plural membrane layers. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a fuel cell including an anode, a cathode, and a multi-layer membrane disposed between the anode and the cathode, the multi-layer membrane comprising two or more polymer... Agent: Clearedge Power, Inc.

20120141911 - Porous electrode substrate, method for producing the same, precursor sheet, membrane electrode assembly, and polymer electrolyte fuel cell: The provision of a porous electrode substrate that has large sheet strength, low production costs, high handling properties, high thickness precision and surface smoothness, and sufficient gas permeability and electrical conductivity. A porous electrode substrate including a three-dimensional entangled structure including short carbon fibers (A) dispersed in a three-dimensional structure,... Agent: Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd

20120141912 - Fuel cell stack comprising an impermeable coating: A fuel cell comprises a substantially contaminant free and contaminant impermeable coating disposed on at least one of a cathode, an anode, a gasket, an insulator plate, a cooler plate, a bipolar plate, a gas diffusion media layer, a polymer electrolyte membrane, an end plate, a tie-bolt, and a gas... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120141914 - Gas diffusion layer member for solid polymer fuel cells, and solid polymer fuel cell: A gas diffusion layer member for solid polymer type fuel cell use comprising a sheet-shaped gas permeable conductive base material of a thickness of 100 to 250 μm in range, which gas diffusion layer member is characterized in that a moisture vapor transmission rate by the measurement method defined by... Agent:

20120141913 - Polymer electrolyte membrane for polymer electrolyte fuel cell, method of manufacturing the same and polymer electrolyte fuel cell system including the same: A polymer electrolyte membrane for a polymer electrolyte fuel cell, a method of manufacturing the same, and a polymer electrolyte fuel cell system including the same are disclosed, and the polymer electrolyte membrane includes a hydrocarbon-based proton conductive polymer membrane. The polymer membrane has a surface contact angle ranging from... Agent: Iucf-hyu (industry-university Cooperation Foundati On Hanyang University

20120141915 - Process for the preparation of sol-gel modified alternative nafion-silica composite membrane useful for polymer electrolyte fuel cell: The present invention provides a process for the preparation of sol-gel modified alternative Nafion-Silica composite membrane useful for polymer electrolyte fuel cell. The said composite membrane is made by embedding silica particles in perfluorosulfonic acid ionomer by a process that circumvents the use of added acid while using acidic characteristics... Agent: Council Of Scientific & Industrial Research

20120141916 - Structured body for an anode used in fuel cells: The structured body intended for use for an anode (1) in fuel cells, includes a structure formed by macro-pores and an electrode material. The macro-pores form communicating spaces which are produced by using pore forming materials. The electrode material includes skeleton-like or net-like connected structures of particles which are connected... Agent: Sulzer Hexis Ag

20120141917 - Proton conducting solid oxide electrolyte membrane, mea and fuel cell including the membrane, and method of preparing the membrane: A proton-conducting solid oxide electrolyte membrane includes a nanoporous layer including a plurality of nanopores that penetrate from one surface to the other, and at least one proton conducting layer that fills the plurality of nanopores to have an interface in a direction perpendicular to either surface of the nanoporous... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120141918 - Fuel supply apparatus, fuel cartridge, and joint: A fuel supply apparatus for supplying a liquid fuel to a device having a fuel cell which uses the liquid fuel is provided. The fuel supply apparatus includes: a container containing the liquid fuel and being configured to be detachably attached to the device; and a joint for connecting the... Agent:

20120141919 - Fuel cell electrode and method for manufacturing membrane-electrode assembly using the same: The present invention provides a fuel cell electrode, which has increased physical and chemical durability, and a method for manufacturing a membrane-electrode assembly (MEA) using the same. According to the present invention, the fuel cell electrode is manufactured by controlling the amount of platinum supported on a first carbon support... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120141920 - Manufacturing a fuel cell membrane-electrode assembly: The present invention provides an apparatus and method for manufacturing a fuel cell membrane-electrode assembly by forming a catalyst layer, which has uniform distribution, excellent porosity, and excellent bondability to a polymer electrolyte membrane, on a metal roll by an electrospray process and transferring the catalyst layer to a polymer... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120141921 - Manufacturing method of fuel cell stack: The present invention provides a joining method of a gas diffusion layer and an electrode membrane including a catalyst layer, a polymer electrolyte membrane, and a sub-gasket. In particular, the method provides a way to join the gas diffusion layer with the sub-gasket without hot-pressing the them together by forming... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

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