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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process July category listing 07/12

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07/26/2012 > 73 patent applications in 51 patent subcategories. category listing

20120189873 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a battery cell; a lower case having an opening and a space housing the battery cell; an upper case coupled to the opening of the lower case and having a first coupling hole formed therein; a first lead tab having opposing sides coupled to the upper... Agent:

20120189875 - Galvanic electrochemical cells for generating alternating current electricty: Galvanic electrochemical cells (100, 300, 700, 900) for converting chemical energy into electrical energy, such as batteries, flow cells and fuel cells with a cylindrical rotating filter (120X, 326, 726, 910) having ion-porous (120P, 326P, 726P, 910P) and ion-non-porous filter (120N, 326N, 726N, 910N) for use with both thixotropic and... Agent: Global Energy Science, LLC

20120189874 - Printed circuit board and method for manufacturing the same, and fuel cell: A conductor layer having a predetermined pattern is formed on a base insulating layer so that its second main surface opposes the base insulating layer. A barrier layer having higher corrosion resistance to acids than that of the conductor layer is formed on its first main surface and a side... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20120189877 - Composite carbon fiber electrodes incorporating porous high surface area carbon: The claimed invention uses activated carbon fibers that incorporate porous carbon with a suitable pore size to maximize capacitance. The porous carbon material is prepared using a template, followed by incorporation into a matrix polymer and electrospinning of the mixture. Subsequent thermal treatments retain the fiber form, and a composite... Agent: The Board Of Regents Of The University Of Texas System

20120189876 - Fuel cell purge system: A fuel cell purge system including a fuel cell assembly, a fuel supply that supplies fuel to the fuel cell assembly at a first flow rate, an adjustable load that applies a load on the fuel cell assembly, and a purge valve coupled to the fuel cell assembly, and a... Agent: Ardica Technologies, Inc.

20120189879 - Method and device for application of a pressure to a battery: A method and device is disclosed for application of a pressure to a battery which has at least one or more cells, in order to reduce adverse effects on operation which occur because of different battery states of charge. The device is designed to carry out the method such that... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20120189878 - Optimizing battery usage: Techniques for optimizing battery usage are provided. The techniques include sensing energy level of a battery, comparing the sensed energy level of the battery to a predetermined energy threshold for the battery, and controlling energy flow to and from the battery based on the comparison of the sensed energy level... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120189880 - Electrochemical power delivery voltage regulator: An electrochemical power delivery voltage regulator. The regulator includes one or more fluid circuits having a first electrolyte solution with a primary redox couple and a secondary redox couple; and a second electrolyte solution with a further primary redox couple; a polyelectrode in contact with the first electrolyte solution; a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20120189881 - Current collecting terminal for electrochemical cells: An electrochemical cell battery is disclosed having current collecting terminals acting as security device. The battery includes a plurality of electrochemical cells connected in series or parallel; each electrochemical cell having a current collecting terminal connecting the positive current collectors together and a current collecting terminal connecting the negative current... Agent: Bathium Canada Inc.

20120189882 - Battery: A battery includes a stacked electrode body which is formed by stacking sequentially a first electrode plate connected to a first electrode tab, a separator, and a second electrode plate connected to a second electrode tab; an electrolyte; a battery case which seals the stacked electrode body and the electrolyte;... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20120189883 - Battery cell with small groove at surface and battery pack including the same: Disclosed herein is a battery cell including an electrode assembly of a cathode/separator/anode structure mounted in a receiving part of a battery case (cell case). The cell case is provided, at a predetermined region of the cell case corresponding to the upper end interface of the electrode assembly while the... Agent: Lg Twin Towers 20

20120189885 - Battery module: A battery module includes a first unit cell, a second unit cell, a first exhaust chamber, and a second exhaust chamber. The first unit cell is disposed so that a positive electrode terminal faces the first direction. The second unit cell is connected in series to the first unit cell,... Agent:

20120189884 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode plate, a separator and a second electrode plate, a first collector plate electrically connected to the first electrode plate, a second collector plate electrically connected to the second electrode plate, a case accommodating the electrode assembly, the first collector... Agent:

20120189886 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a battery chamber (3) which houses a plurality of battery cells (2), a cooling air chamber (4) provided below the battery chamber (3), and a fan (5) which supplies cooling air (A) into the cooling air chamber (4) at a static pressure not less than atmospheric... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20120189887 - Electrical energy storage device made of flat cells and frame elements with a supply channel: The invention relates to an electrical energy storage device comprising a plurality of flat storage cells for storing and discharging electrical energy, having opposing flat current collectors, a plurality of frame elements for maintaining the storage cells, and a clamping means for clamping the cells with the frame elements into... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120189888 - Battery cell of a lithium ion battery: A battery cell of a lithium ion battery includes a cathode plate and an anode plate spirally wounded together with a separator interposed therebetween. The cathode plate includes a cathode current collector and a cathode film containing cathode active material formed on the cathode current collector. The cathode current collector... Agent: Dongguan Amperex Technology Limited

20120189891 - Cathode active material, cathode, and nonaqueous electrolyte battery: A cathode active material has: a lithium composite oxide which contains the highest proportion of nickel among constituent metal elements except lithium; and a phosphorus compound which is contained near the surface of the lithium composite oxide, and a cathode including the cathode active material.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120189890 - Flat-wound electricity storage device cell and flat-wound electricity storage device module: A cathode terminal includes a cathode collector foil connector connected to the blank of a cathode collector foil, a cathode terminal external lead-out portion, and an intra-cell cathode terminal radiator located between the cathode collector foil connector and the cathode terminal external lead-out portion and covering approximately half of one... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20120189889 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly wound about an axis extending in a first direction and including a coating portion having an active material thereon, and a non-coating portion at a first end of the electrode assembly along the first direction; a can containing the electrode assembly; a cap... Agent:

20120189892 - Removable battery pack and replaceable cartridges: A battery pack comprises a housing with an interior chamber that is selectively accessible, a number of battery cell sleeves within the housing that receive a number of battery cells, a number of electrical contacts within the housing that establish an electrical connection between the battery cells and an electrical... Agent:

20120189893 - Temperature-controlled battery system: The present invention relates to a battery system, in particular for a motor vehicle, comprising at least one battery. To improve the electrical efficiency it is disclosed, that at least one absorption cooling device is included, which provides a useable controlled cooling for the cooling of at least one battery.... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120189894 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery including the same: An electrode assembly for a secondary battery that includes pressing parts are formed on separators surrounding positive and negative electrodes so that the electrode assembly can be bent in a zigzag shape to form a stacked structure, and thus the thermal stability of the electrode assembly can be improved and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120189896 - Electrode separator: The present invention provides a separator for use in an alkaline electrochemical cell comprising a QA polymer material, wherein the separator is substantially resistant to oxidation by silver oxide.... Agent: Zpower, LLC

20120189895 - Electrode stack for a galvanic cell: An electrode stack according to the invention comprises at least a cathode, an anode, and a separator with electrolyte. The cathode, the anode, and the separator are each plate-shaped, respectively. The surface area of the separator is at least as large, as the surface area of the cathode and/or of... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120189898 - Porous membrane for a secondary battery and a secondary battery: Disclosed is a porous membrane used for a secondary battery, such as lithium-ion secondary battery, wherein strength is improved and break is difficult to occur while maintaining lithium-ion conductivity. The porous membrane for a secondary battery comprising a binder for the porous membrane and a nonconductive particle, wherein the binder... Agent: Zeon Corporation

20120189897 - Porous membrane for secondary battery and secondary battery: Disclosed is a porous membrane for a secondary battery, which has further improved output characteristics and long-term cycle characteristics when compared with conventional porous membranes. The porous membrane for a secondary battery is used for a lithium ion secondary battery or the like. Specifically disclosed is a porous membrane for... Agent:

20120189899 - Secondary battery, secondary battery manufacturing device, and secondary battery manufacturing method: A secondary battery of the invention includes: an electrode terminal; a plurality of electrode plates (4) arranged side by side; and a plurality of connection plates (7) stacked each other, and electrically connecting the electrode terminal to the plurality of electrode plates (4) by connecting one ends of the connection... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20120189901 - Battery cell, battery module incorporated with same and method for producing the battery module: The invention relates to a battery cell provided on its peripheral side surface, instead of on its bottom surface, with a welding zone for connection to a metal strip. The invention also relates to a method for linking multiple battery cells in parallel or in series into a battery module,... Agent:

20120189900 - Electrode connector and battery module using the same: An electrode connector and a battery module using the same are provided. The electrode connector includes a plurality of lead plates sequentially aligned and for electrically connecting a plurality of batteries, and a connection unit for integrally connecting the lead plates. Each of the lead plates includes a protrusion and... Agent:

20120189902 - Battery module: A battery module including a plurality of battery cells, the battery cells being stacked along a first direction, wherein the battery cells are alternately offset in a second direction, the second direction being perpendicular to the first direction.... Agent:

20120189905 - Graphite particles and lithium secondary battery using the same as negative electrode: A method for forming a negative electrode for a lithium secondary battery, includes providing a paste comprising graphite particulates comprise assembled or bound graphite particles in each of which a plurality of flat-shaped particles are assembled or bound together so that the planes of orientation are not parallel to one... Agent:

20120189903 - Secondary battery and method of manufacturing the same: A secondary battery according to an embodiment includes a container having a pouring hole through which an electrolyte is poured, and housing the electrolyte, poured through the pouring hole, together with an electrode body; and a sealing lid fixed to the container and closing the pouring hole. The container has... Agent:

20120189904 - Secondary battery and method of manufacturing the same: A secondary battery according to an embodiment includes a container having a pouring hole through which an electrolyte is poured, and housing the electrolyte, poured through the pouring hole, together with an electrode body; and a sealing lid which is fixed to the container and is closing the pouring hole.... Agent:

20120189906 - Sealed battery casing and sealed battery: A sealed battery casing includes a body part in which a power generation element is disposed and a sealing part that seals the body part by thermal fusion bonding. The body part includes one or more body members. The sealing part includes polyarylene sulfide-based resin having a residual ion concentration... Agent: Denso Corporation

20120189908 - Electric storage device: An electric storage device is provided having a structure that can reliably produce the sealing effect between a case and a sealing member. The electric storage device of the present invention includes an electrode assembly; a case that includes a defining wall and houses the electrode assembly; a sealing member... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120189907 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly, a collector plate electrically connected to the electrode assembly and having a bottom surface support portion facing a bottom surface of the electrode assembly, and a case surrounding the electrode assembly and the collector plate.... Agent:

20120189909 - Galvanic cell: According to the invention, electric arresters (302, 303, 402, 403) with opposite electric polarity extend from a housing of a galvanic cell (301, 401) at several points for dissipating energy stored in the galvanic cell. At other points, the housing comprises a design (304, 305, 306, 307) supporting the space-saving... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120189910 - Highly conductive polymer electrolytes and secondary batteries including the same: The present invention is directed to novel block copolymers and to novel polymeric electrolyte compositions, such as solid polymer electrolytes that comprises a block copolymer including a first block having a glass transition temperature greater than about 60° C. or a melting temperature greater than about 60° C., and a... Agent: Dow Global Technologies LLC

20120189913 - Anode for use in a lithium-ion secondary battery, and lithium-ion secondary battery: A negative electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery including an active material layer that is disposed on a current collector and that contains a negative electrode active material and a binder, in which the negative electrode active material includes an alloy active material and a carbon active material, and... Agent:

20120189911 - Binder for secondary battery exhibiting excellent adhesive force: The present invention relates to a binder for an electrode of a secondary battery, including polymer particles in which two or more types of monomers are polymerized with two or more types of cross-linking agents with mutually different molecular weights. The binder, through which the combination of the specific ingredients... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120189912 - Collector for bipolar lithium ion secondary battery: [Means for Solving the Problem] The collector for a bipolar lithium ion secondary battery of the invention has at least two conductive layers. One of the conductive layers that constitute the collector (a first conductive layer) is configured by adding a conductive filler into a base material that contains an... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120189914 - Lithium secondary battery and positive electrode for said battery: A positive electrode for a lithium secondary battery provided by the present invention includes a positive electrode active material layer having a particulate positive electrode active material constituted by a composite oxide containing lithium and at least one type of transition metal element, and at least one type of binding... Agent:

20120189915 - Electrode for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery including the same: An electrode for a lithium secondary battery includes an electrode active material, a conductive agent, and a polyurethane-based compound, and has pores having an average diameter of about 2 to about 20 nm. A lithium secondary battery includes the electrode.... Agent:

20120189916 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery has a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material, a non-aqueous electrolyte, a separator interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and a porous layer provided on a surface of the positive electrode.... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120189917 - Electrochemical energy store comprising a separator: An electrochemical energy store comprising a separator (40, 40a, 40b) is described, wherein said electrochemical energy store has a positively charged electrode (20), a negatively charged electrode (30), an electrolyte, and a porous separator (40, 40a, 40b) which separates the positively charged electrode (20) and the negatively charged electrode (30)... Agent: Oxyphen Ag

20120189918 - Sulfide solid electrolyte: A sulfide solid electrolyte with excellent ion conductivity and a method for producing a crystallized glass contained in the sulfide solid electrolyte. A sulfide solid electrolyte comprising a crystallized glass represented by the following chemical formula yLi2S.(100-x-y)P2S5.xP2O5, wherein 0<x<25 and 67<y<80.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120189919 - Nonaqueous electrolyte solution and electrochemical element using same: Disclosed are a nonaqueous electrolytic solution of an electrolyte salt dissolved in a nonaqueous solvent, which contains a sulfonate compound having a specific structure in an amount of from 0.01 to 10% by mass of the nonaqueous electrolytic solution, and an electrochemical device containing the nonaqueous electrolytic solution. The nonaqueous... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.

20120189920 - Non-aqueous electrolytic solutions and electrochemical cells comprising the same: A lithium secondary battery having reduced swelling tendency includes an electrolytic solution. The electrolytic solution includes a lithium salt, a cyclic carbonate, a linear asymmetric carbonate, a third carbonate, a sultone and a phosphazene compound.... Agent: Novolyte Technologies Inc.

20120189921 - Lithium sulphide battery and method of producing the same: A chemical source of electrical energy may include a positive electrode (cathode) made of an electrically conductive material, a mixture of lithium sulphide and sulphur, a permeable separator or membrane, and a negative electrode (anode) made of an electrically conductive material or a material that is able reversibly to intercalate... Agent:

20120189922 - Method for operating a fuel cell, and a corresponding fuel cell: c

20120189923 - Method for the production of electrical energy from ammonium: The invention provides a method for the production of electrical energy from an ammonium (NH4+) containing aqueous liquid comprising (a) separating at least part of the ammonium as ammonium salt or concentrated ammonium salt comprising solution from the ammonium containing aqueous liquid, (b) decomposing at least part of the ammonium... Agent: Dhv B.v.

20120189924 - Method of operating polymer electrolyte fuel cell: A polymer electrolyte fuel cell includes a cathode, an anode, and an electrolyte membrane sandwiched between the cathode and the anode. A plurality of projections each having a height of 5 to 15 μm or a plurality of depressions each having a depth of 5 to 15 μm are formed... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120189926 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes an evaporating portion, a reforming portion forming an anode fluid, a fuel cell generating an electric power, a tank, a water supply passage connecting the tank and the evaporating portion and allowing water in the tank to be supplied to the evaporating portion, a water... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20120189925 - Fuel cell system and method of operating fuel cell system: A fuel cell system in which excess water vapor or nitrogen gas is prevented from remaining inside the fuel cell in intermittent operation. The fuel cell system is provided with a fuel cell having a cell stack formed by stacking a plurality of unit cells each having an anode electrode,... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120189927 - Ejector apparatus for fuel cell: An ejector apparatus for a fuel cell includes an ejector main body including an inlet port, an outlet port, a suction port, and an oxidizer-gas supply port, a first to third chambers provided in the body, a nozzle having a nozzle hole discharging the fuel gas, a diffuser mixing the... Agent: Keihin Corporation

20120189928 - Pump assembly for a fuel cell system: A pump assembly including a first subassembly and a second subassembly. The first subassembly includes a fluid conduit; an inlet fluidly coupled to the liquid reactant dispenser and the fluid conduit; an outlet fluidly coupled to a reaction chamber and the fluid conduit; and a diaphragm, defining a portion of... Agent: Ardica Technologies, Inc.

20120189929 - Hydrogen generating element, hydrogen generation device, power generation device, and driving device: A hydrogen generating element which can supply hydrogen efficiently and stably, is safe, and has low environmental load is provided. Further, a hydrogen generation device to which the hydrogen generating element is applied is provided. Furthermore, a power generation device and a driving device to each of which the hydrogen... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120189931 - Fuel cell power generation system and operation stop method of the same: A fuel cell power generation system including a fuel cell, a fuel generator, an oxidizing gas supply device, an output controller, an open-close mechanism, and a controller. The controller is configured such that in a stop process, the controller controls the output controller to stop supplying the electric power to... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120189930 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell, an evaporating portion, a reforming portion, a tank, a heating portion, a water supply passage, a water supply source being switchable between a normal mode in which water in the tank is sent to the evaporating portion by a first rotation, and... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20120189932 - Fuel cell system and method of operating a fuel cell system: In a fuel cell system a specific connection and a valve arrangement make it possible for a compressor to supply precompressed air to a fuel cell stack via a waste gas line, said air then leaving the fuel cell stack via a line which is otherwise an air feed line.... Agent: Daimler Ag

20120189933 - Anode catalyst layers for direct oxidation fuel cells: A direct oxidation fuel cell (DOFC) and a method of fabricating the DOFC such that the DOFC reduces overpotential. The DOFC includes a cathode electrode; an anode electrode; and a polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) sandwiched between the cathode and the anode. Each of the cathode electrode and anode electrode include... Agent:

20120189934 - Fuel cell with means for regulating power output: A fuel cell is provided, with an anode device having a fuel inlet, a cathode device having an oxidizing agent inlet, and a membrane arranged between the anode device and the cathode device. The fuel cell has means for self-regulating the output power of the fuel cell, which counteract a... Agent: Diehl Aerospace Gmbh

20120189935 - Fuel cell system and method for operating fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell, a fuel-gas supplier, a fuel supply path, a shut-off valve, a pressure reducing valve, an auxiliary device, a pressure sensor, a depressurizing device, and a controller. The fuel supply path connects the fuel cell to the fuel-gas supplier. The pressure sensor is... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120189936 - Fuel cell module for vehicles: A fuel cell module for a vehicle, which accommodates a stacked-cell body which is provided with electric output terminals for taking electric power from stacked power generating cells in a metallic casing which has an insulation layer on its inner surface, is disposed in a vehicle front room such that... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120189937 - High-temperature polymer electrolyte fuel cell system (ht-pefc) and a method for operating the same: A high-temperature polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell stack has at least two high-temperature polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (HT-PEFC), which comprise at least one means for determining the CO2 concentration of the cathode waste gas. A method for checking this fuel cell stack is thus possible, wherein at least the... Agent:

20120189938 - Hydrolytically-stable hydrophilic coating for bipolar plates: A method for forming a hydrolytically-stable hydrophilic coating on a fuel cell flow field plate comprises contacting a flow field plate with a titanium oxide sol to form a titanium oxide layer disposed upon the flow field plate. The coated flow field plate is subsequently contacted with a silicon oxide... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120189939 - Fuel cell, cell stack, fuel cell module, and fuel cell device: A fuel cell includes a solid electrolyte layer containing Zr; an intermediate layer containing CeO2 solid solution having a rare-earth element excluding Ce; an air electrode layer containing Sr, the intermediate layer and the air electrode layer being stacked in this order on one surface of the solid electrolyte layer;... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20120189940 - Fuel cell mechanical components: A modular fuel cell system includes a base, at least four power modules arranged in a row on the base, and a fuel processing module and power conditioning module arranged on at least one end of the row on the base. Each power module includes a separate cabinet which contains... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20120189941 - Manufacturing method of electrode catalyst layer, membrane electrode assembly using the same, fuel cell using the same and complex particles: The present invention provides a manufacturing method of an electrode catalyst layer which contains a catalyst, carbon particles and a polymer electrolyte, wherein an oxide type of non-platinum catalyst is used as the catalyst and a fuel cell employing the electrode catalyst layer achieves a high level of power generation... Agent:

20120189942 - Electrode assembly with integrated reinforcement layer: An electrode assembly and a method of making an electrode assembly. One embodiment of the method includes coating an ionomer solution onto a catalyst coated diffusion media to form a wet ionomer layer, and applying a porous reinforcement layer to the wet ionomer layer such that the wet ionomer layer... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120189943 - Synthesis of stable and durable catalyst composition for fuel cell: Provided is a catalyst composition comprising an intermetallic phase comprising Pt and a metal selected from either Nb or Ta, and a dioxide of the metal. Also provided is a low temperature method for making such compositions that results in the formation of intermetallic phase with small crystallite size and... Agent: Daimler Ag

20120189944 - Solid electrolyte for solid oxide fuel cell, and solid oxide fuel cell including the solid electrolyte: wherein the hybrid layer is disposed on at least one surface of the zirconia layer, and wherein, L′ and L″ are each independently at least one element selected from the lanthanide group, M is at least one element selected from aluminum, gallium, Indium, and scandium, x is about 0.0001 to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120189945 - Fuel cell water management system and method: Systems and methods for transporting accumulated water in a fuel cell system are disclosed. Briefly described, in one aspect, a system comprises a fuel cell flow field plate with at least one channel disposed on a surface of the fuel cell flow field plate, and at least one water management... Agent: Daimler Ag

  
07/19/2012 > 75 patent applications in 50 patent subcategories. category listing

20120183813 - Battery system and energy storage system including the same: A battery system including a stably operating battery management unit and an energy storage system including the battery system is disclosed. The battery system includes a battery rack configured to store and provide power, a rack protection circuit configured to selectively connect and disconnect the battery rack to and from... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120183814 - Method for cold starting a fuel cell system and fuel cell system of a motor vehicle: The operational availability of a motor vehicle with a fuel cell is increased by providing that a defined quantity of the output power of the fuel cell system is consumed by a power consumption component in the heating-up phase and/or in the warm-up phase and that the consumed quantity of... Agent: Daimler Ag

20120183815 - Thermal management system with dual mode coolant loops: A dual mode, thermal management system for use in a vehicle is provided. At a minimum, the system includes a first coolant loop in thermal communication with a battery system, a second coolant loop in thermal communication with at least one drive train component (e.g., electric motor, power electronics, inverter),... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.

20120183816 - Quenching system: A quencher for a flow cell battery is described. The quencher utilizes a quench solution formed from FeCl2 in a dilute HCl solution in order to quench chlorine emissions from the flow cell battery. A quench sensor is further described. The quench sensor monitors the concentration level of FeCl2 in... Agent: Deeya Energy, Incorporated

20120183819 - Battery pack, method for manufacturing battery pack, electronic device, and molded part: A battery pack includes a battery and a casing covering the battery and formed of a shape-memory resin. A portion or the entirety of the casing is deformed by heating at a predetermined temperature. The deformed casing returns to an original shape at the predetermined temperature or higher.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120183820 - Power switching module for battery module assembly: Disclosed is a power switching module for a battery module assembly in which a plurality of rectangular battery modules, each having a plurality of battery cells or unit modules connected in series to each other, are stacked in the width (longitudinal) and height (transverse) direction by at least twos such... Agent:

20120183817 - Secondary battery: Provided is a secondary battery including an electrode assembly, a case accommodating the electrode assembly, a cap assembly, and an electrode terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly. The cap assembly includes a cap plate disposed over an upper opening of the case. The electrode terminal protrudes outwardly from a... Agent:

20120183818 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly comprising a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator located between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; and a cap assembly coupled to the case, wherein the cap assembly comprises a... Agent:

20120183821 - Galvanic cell having a multipart housing having an elastic assembly seam: The invention relates to a galvanic cell (1) substantially prismatic in design, comprising an electrode stack (2) having at least one anode (3, 3a), one cathode (4, 4a), and one separator. The separator (5) is provided for at least partially receiving an electrolyte. The galvanic cell further comprises at least... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120183822 - Battery pack having novel cooling structure: Disclosed herein is a battery pack having a plurality of battery cells or unit modules (‘unit cells’), which can be charged and discharged, mounted in a pack case.... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120183823 - Battery module: The invention relates to a battery module which consists of a plurality of interconnected cells that have respective positive and negative terminals. The module is characterized in that the flat terminals have cut-out sections and are arranged in two rows in such a manner that the short ends of adjacent... Agent:

20120183824 - Gas venting structure for energy storage device and energy storage device including the same: The present invention relates to a gas venting structure for an energy storage device including: a bolt consisting of a body and a head and having an outlet inside to pass gas therethrough; a case having a bolt insertion hole inside to insert the bolt therein; and a barrier coupled... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120183825 - Secondary battery and method of manufacturing the same: An embodiment is directed to a battery, including a housing, an electrode assembly in the housing, the electrode assembly including a first electrode member, a separator, and a second electrode member wound about a first axis, the first axis extending in a first direction, the electrode assembly having a thickness... Agent:

20120183826 - Apparatus for the external application of battery pack encapsulant: An apparatus for simplifying battery pack encapsulation is provided. The battery pack includes a pair of complementary housing members with each housing member including a plurality of cell constraints into which the ends of corresponding battery cells are inserted during assembly. One or both housing members also include at least... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.

20120183827 - Riveted module: A modular system for mounting batteries that includes one or more modules mounted on a base. Each of the modules includes a top tray and a bottom tray and two sides walls. The first end of each tray has a wall extending from the surface and the opposing sides have... Agent:

20120183828 - Energy storage device protection apparatus: The invention relates to a motor vehicle, in particular a hybrid automobile or electric vehicle, having a battery that is arranged between two wheelhouses An oblong protective element that resists buckling in the event of a compression load is provided between the wheelhouses in the region of the battery in... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20120183829 - Composition and energy storage device: In one embodiment, a cathode composition comprises a transition metal and/or a transition metal salt, wherein the transition metal is selected from the group consisting of nickel, iron, cobalt, chromium, manganese, molybdenum, zinc, and antimony, and a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing; an alkali metal halide; an... Agent: General Electric Company

20120183830 - Battery having a housing partially filled with cooling fluid: Battery 1, comprising at least a battery cell 2, which is arranged within a battery housing 3, characterized in that the battery housing 3 is partially filled with a cooling liquid 4. Method for cooling of said battery, wherein at least a portion of the cooling liquid 4 is evaporated.... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120183831 - Energy storage module and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein are an energy storage module formed by interconnecting a plurality of battery units, each of the plurality of battery units being formed by interconnecting two unit batteries and seating the interconnected unit batteries in a reception member, and a method for manufacturing the same. The energy storage module... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120183832 - High voltage modular battery with electrically-insulated cell module and interconnector peripheries: A modular battery includes a housing, a first planar battery cell having a first planar electrode surface, a second planar battery cell having a second planar electrode surface, and an interconnector disposed between the first planar surface and the second planar surface and electrically connecting the first and second planar... Agent: Lightening Energy

20120183833 - Battery connection plate: A battery connection plate has a plurality of bus bars provided on a base plate section and is to be attached to a battery assembly containing a stacked plurality of batteries so that the bus bars are connected to terminals on the batteries. The base plate section has a wiring... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20120183834 - Solid-electrolyte battery: A solid-electrolyte battery is provided that includes a LiNbO3 film serving as a buffer layer between a positive-electrode active material and a solid electrolyte and has a sufficiently low electrical resistance. The solid-electrolyte battery includes a positive-electrode layer, a negative-electrode layer, and a solid-electrolyte layer that conducts lithium ions between... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120183835 - Low cost, high power, high energy density, solid-state, bipolar metal hydride batteries: A solid state battery including at least one multilayered battery cell comprising: 1) a layer of negative electrode material; 2) a layer of positive electrode material; and 3) a layer of perovskite-type oxide material disposed between the layer of positive electrode material and the layer of negative electrode material, where... Agent: Ovonic Battery Company, Inc.

20120183836 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, active material, method for producing same, method for producing alkali titanate compound, and battery pack: According to one embodiment, a negative electrode active material for a nonaqueous electrolyte battery is provided. The active material includes a titanium oxide compound having a crystal structure of a monoclinic titanium dioxide and having a crystallite, the crystallite having a crystallite size of 5 to 25 nm when it... Agent:

20120183837 - Electrode materials for sodium batteries: The present invention provides an electrode material suitable for use as a cathode in a sodium electrochemical cell or battery, the electrode comprising a layered material of formula NacLidNieMnfMzOb, wherein M comprises one or more metal cation, 0.24≦c/b≦0.5, 0<d/b≦0.23, 0≦e/b≦0.45, 0≦f/b≦0.45, 0≦z/b≦0.45, the combined average oxidation state of the metal... Agent: Uchicago Argonne, LLC

20120183840 - Battery module of improved welding reliability and battery pack employed with the same: Disclosed herein is a battery module including a plurality of sequentially stacked plate-shaped battery cells, wherein the battery module is configured to have a structure in which two or more cell units are stacked in a state in which the battery cells are electrically connected to each other, each of... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120183838 - Battery pack and battery pack module: A battery pack and a battery pack module are disclosed. In one embodiment, the battery pack includes i) a plurality of battery cells each including a first conductive terminal and a second conductive terminal, wherein the battery cells are electrically connected in parallel to each other, ii) a plurality of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120183839 - Lithium secondary battery and cathode for a lithium secondary battery: The present invention provides a high-output lithium secondary battery. A cathode for lithium ion secondary battery of the present invention is used for a lithium secondary battery including a non-aqueous electrolyte solution. The cathode includes a complex oxide having an olivine structure represented by a chemical formula LiaMxPO4 (0<a≦1.2, 0.9≦x≦1.1,... Agent:

20120183841 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode plate including a first electrode non-coating portion on which an active material of the first electrode plate is not coated, a second electrode plate including a second electrode non-coating portion on which an active material of the second electrode... Agent:

20120183842 - Secondary battery: An exemplary embodiment provides a lithium ion secondary battery using a high energy type anode, which enables long-life operation thereof. A secondary battery according to an exemplary embodiment comprises an electrode element in which a cathode and an anode are oppositely disposed, an electrolytic solution, and an outer packaging body... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20120183843 - Secondary battery: An exemplary embodiment provides a lithium ion secondary battery using a high energy type anode, which enables long-life operation thereof. A secondary battery according to an exemplary embodiment comprises an electrode element in which a cathode and an anode are oppositely disposed, an electrolytic solution, and an outer packaging body... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20120183845 - Electric storage device: An electric storage device includes: an electrode assembly; a case that houses the electrode assembly, the case including a defining wall; a rivet that passes through the defining wall, the rivet having a body and an insertion part formed continuously with the body; a conductive member that is electrically connected... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120183844 - Lid assembly for battery: A lid assembly for battery includes a lid, and a pair of electrode terminals. One of the paired electrode terminals is provided with an electricity collector terminal, a rod-shaped penetrator, a flange and an external terminal that are made from out of a rod integrally by plastic forming.... Agent: Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.

20120183846 - Lithium secondary battery, and non-aqueous electrolytic solution for use in the lithium secondary battery: Disclosed are: a lithium secondary battery which comprises a positive electrode containing, as a positive electrode active material, a lithium-containing metal oxide that contains at least one metal element selected from nickel, manganese and iron, a negative electrode containing, as a negative electrode active material, a carbon material capable of... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.

20120183847 - Composite current collector and methods therefor: Contemplated bipolar lead acid batteries include a bipole assembly with a monolithic or composite current collector that is in contact with the PAM. Especially preferred current collectors have a substrate formed from pure lead and grid formed from a lead alloy, wherein the interface between the grid and substrate is... Agent: Aic Blab

20120183848 - Binder for secondary battery exhibiting excellent adhesion force: Provided is a binder for secondary battery electrodes comprising polymer particles obtained by polymerizing (a) a (meth)acrylic acid ester monomer; (b) at least one monomer selected from the group consisting of an acrylate monomer, a vinyl monomer and a nitrile monomer; and (c) a (meth)acrylamide monomer and an unsaturated monocarbonic... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120183851 - Lithium secondary battery and positive electrode for the battery: The lithium secondary battery positive electrode provided by the present invention has a positive electrode collector and a positive active material layer formed on the collector. The positive active material layer is composed of a matrix phase containing at least one particulate positive active material and at least one binder,... Agent:

20120183849 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: According to one embodiment, a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode spaced apart from the positive electrode, and a non-aqueous electrolytic solution. The negative electrode includes a collector, and a negative electrode layer formed on one or both surfaces of the collector and containing an... Agent:

20120183850 - Positive electrode mixture, positive electrode and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: Disclosed are: a positive electrode mixture which provides a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery that is capable of exhibiting high output at high current rate; and a positive electrode. Specifically disclosed is a positive electrode mixture which contains a positive electrode active material powder, a conductive agent, a binder and a... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20120183852 - Negative electrode, negative active material, method of preparing the negative electrode, and lithium battery including the negative electrode: A negative electrode including: a current collector; a negative active material layer formed on the current collector; and a polymer coating layer that is formed on the negative active material layer and comprises a fluorinated acrylate type polymer.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120183853 - Positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method of manufacturing the same and rechargeable lithium battery using the same: A positive active material for a rechargeable lithium battery includes a positive active material compound including a metal compound for intercalating and deintercalating lithium, a coating particle having an embedded portion embedded into the active material compound and a protruding portion protruding from the surface of the active material, and... Agent:

20120183854 - Process for producing electrodes for lithium-sulfur batteries: p

20120183855 - Positive active electrode material for lithium secondary battery, process for preparing the same and lithium secondary battery: Positive active electrode material for lithium secondary batteries comprising a mixed oxide represented by the general formula LivNiwMnxCoyAlzO2 wherein 0.9≦v≦1.2, 0.34≦w≦0.49, 0.34≦x≦0.42, 0.08≦y≦0.20, 0.03≦z≦0.05, 0.8≦w/x≦1.8, −0.08≦w−x≦0.22, 0.12≦y+z≦0.25 and w+x+y+z=1.... Agent: Solvay Sa

20120183856 - Electrode including nanostructures for rechargeable cells: A lithium ion battery electrode includes silicon nanowires used for insertion of lithium ions and including a conductivity enhancement, the nanowires growth-rooted to the conductive substrate.... Agent: Amprius, Inc.

20120183857 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery includes: a positive electrode that contains a positive electrode active material; a negative electrode; and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode active material is amorphous and is expressed by LixA[PaM1 -a]yOz where, in the formula, A is Mn or Ni; M is a glass former element... Agent:

20120183858 - High density cathode materials for secondary batteries: l

20120183860 - Negative electrode active material, method for producing the negative electrode active material, and lithium ion secondary battery using the negative electrode active material: Disclosed is a negative electrode active material which has a high capacity and good cyclability. The negative electrode active material comprises nanosize carbon particles and nanosize tin dioxide particles that are supported in a high-dispersion state on the nanosize carbon particles. The negative electrode active material has a high discharge... Agent:

20120183859 - Negative electrode, electrode assembly and electric storage device: An object of the present invention is to provide a negative electrode, an electrode assembly and an electric storage device. The negative electrode has a negative electrode layer containing: an active material containing an amorphous carbon particle capable of occluding and releasing at least one of an alkali metal and... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120183861 - Sulfopolyester binders: A versatile binder comprising at least one or more sulfopolyesters is provided. These sulfopolyester binders can enhance the dry tensile strength, wet tensile strength, tear force, and burst strength of the nonwoven articles in which they are incorporated. Additionally, the water permeability of these binders can be modified as desired... Agent: Eastman Chemical Company

20120183862 - Battery separator: A battery separator comprising at least one nonwoven web layer is provided. The nonwoven web layer comprises a plurality of first fibers, a plurality of second fibers, and a binder. The first fibers comprise a water non-dispersible synthetic polymer and have a different configuration and/or composition than the second fibers.... Agent: Eastman Chemical Company

20120183863 - Lithium phosphate thin film, method for manufacturing the same and application thereof: An electrochemical method for manufacturing a lithium phosphate (Li3PO4) thin film includes preparing an electroplating solution and forming the lithium phosphate thin film on a conductive substrate under suitable conditions. The electroplating bath includes about 10−2M to about 10−1M lithium ion and about 10−2 M to about 1 M monohydrogen... Agent: Taiwan Textile Research Institute

20120183865 - Non-aqueous electrolyte for secondary batteries and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The non-aqueous electrolyte for secondary batteries includes a non-aqueous solvent and a lithium salt dissolved in the non-aqueous solvent. The non-aqueous solvent includes a fluorine-containing cyclic carbonate, propylene carbonate, and diethyl carbonate. The content WFCC of the fluorine-containing cyclic carbonate is 2 to 12 mass %, the content WPC of... Agent:

20120183864 - Non-aqueous electrolytic solution for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery using the same: A non-aqueous electrolytic solution is advantageously used in preparation of a lithium secondary battery excellent in cycle characteristics. In the non-aqueous electrolytic solution for a lithium secondary battery, an electrolyte salt is dissolved in a non-aqueous solvent. The non-aqueous electrolytic solution further contains a vinylene carbonate compound in an amount... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.

20120183866 - Fluorinated arylboron oxalate as anion receptors and additives for non-aqueous battery electrolytes: The present invention relates to electrochemical storage devices containing a non-aqueous lithium based electrolyte with high ionic conductivity, low impedance, and high thermal stability. More particularly, this invention relates to the design, synthesis and application of novel fluorinated arylboron oxalate based compounds which act as anion receptors and/or additives for... Agent: Brookhaven Science Associates ,llc

20120183867 - Solvent for nonaqueous electrolyte solution of lithium secondary battery: The present invention provides a solvent for a nonaqueous electrolyte solution enabling a lithium secondary battery to exhibit an excellent discharge capacity, load characteristics, and cycle characteristics even under high voltages, as well as a nonaqueous electrolyte solution that uses this solvent and a lithium secondary battery. This solvent for... Agent: Daikin Industries, Ltd.

20120183868 - Electrochemical device having a solid alkaline ion-conducting electrolyte and an aqueous electrolyte: The present invention relates to an alkaline cation-conducting ceramic membrane covered, over at least a portion of the surface thereof, with a cation-conducting organic polyelectrolyte layer that is insoluble and chemically stable in pH-basic water. The invention also relates to an electrochemical device including such a membrane as a solid... Agent: Electricite De France

20120183869 - Catalyst including active particles, method of preparing the catalyst, fuel cell including the catalyst, electrode including the active particles for lithium air battery, and lithium air battery including the electrode: A catalyst including active particles that have a core including a first metal oxide, and a shell including an alloy of a second metal with a reduction product of the first metal oxide; a method of preparing the catalyst; a fuel cell including the catalyst; an electrode for lithium air... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120183870 - Fuel cell device: Disclosed is a fuel cell apparatus which can continue stable performance, can generate an electric power for a long period, and has a long service life. The fuel cell apparatus comprises: a fuel cell body comprising a power generation unit which can generate an electric power through the reaction between... Agent:

20120183872 - Flow battery start-up and recovery management: A start-up plating process for a flow cell battery is disclosed. Upon start-up of the flow-cell stack, catalysts may have deplated from the electrodes. The catalyst is replated to the electrode by application of currents to the stack prior to circulating electrolyte fluids.... Agent: Deeya Energy, Inc.

20120183871 - Method of operating high temperature fuel cell: A method of operating a high-temperature fuel cell, the method including increasing the temperature of a fuel cell stack the operation of which has stopped; starting the operation of the fuel cell stack and applying at least a portion of a load to the fuel cell stack when the temperature... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120183873 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system acquires an operation state of a fuel cell and estimates an IV characteristic that indicates a relationship between a current and a voltage in the fuel cell. At least one of a resistance overvoltage, an activation overvoltage, a current-voltage hysteresis and a concentration overvoltage of the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120183874 - Method and device for increasing the service life of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell: The method of using a fuel cell (1) of the PEFMC type, composed of a polymer membrane (2) and electrodes (3, 4) present on either side of the membrane (1), according to the invention comprises at least one step of reversing the functioning of the cell during use.... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20120183875 - Fuel cell system: Provided is a fuel cell system that is capable of suppressing temperature change of the fuel cell under a low temperature environment after the operation has stopped, suppressing freezing due to condensation and ensuring a preferable start thereafter. The fuel cell system comprises: a fuel cell that generates electric power... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120183876 - Fuel cell device: A fuel cell device and a method of operating the same, the fuel cell device being provided with a container; a cell stack stored inside the container, the cell stack comprising a plurality of fuel cells operable to generate electric power; a gas supply unit to supply oxygen-containing gas to... Agent:

20120183878 - Manufacturing method of electrode catalyst layer, electrode catalyst layer, membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell: The present invention provides an electrode catalyst layer and a manufacturing method thereof, wherein the electrode catalyst layer contains an oxide type of non-platinum catalyst as the catalyst and enables a fuel cell employing the electrode catalyst layer to achieve a high level of power generation performance, as well as... Agent:

20120183879 - Membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell using the same: The present invention provides a fuel cell and a membrane electrode assembly thereof employing an electrode catalyst layer which contains an oxide type of non-platinum catalyst as the catalyst and enables the fuel cell to achieve a high level of power generation performance. One aspect of the present invention is... Agent:

20120183877 - Wet lamination process for reducing mud cracking in fuel cell components: Methods of making a substantially crack-free electrode layer are described. The methods include depositing an electrode ink on a substrate; placing a layer of porous reinforcement layer on a surface of the wet electrode ink; and drying the electrode ink to form the substantially crack-free electrode layer on the substrate.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120183880 - Rigid negative compartment for a metal-air battery and method of manufacturing said compartment: The present invention relates to a precursor of a negative electrode compartment for rechargeable metal-air batteries, comprising a rigid casing (1), at least one solid electrolyte membrane (2), a protective covering (5), completely covering the inside face of the solid electrolyte membrane (2), a metallic current collector (3) applied against... Agent: Saft

20120183881 - Fuel cell with protruded gas diffusion layer: An assembling operation of a fuel cell is effectively simplified. With the simple and economical structure, the desired sealing function is achieved. The fuel cell (10) includes a membrane electrode assembly (14) and first and second metal separators (16, 18) sandwiching the membrane electrode assembly (14). Connection channels (28a, 28b)... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120183882 - Separator for a fuel cell, a production method therefor and a fuel cell stack comprising the same: The present invention provides a separator for a fuel cell that improves efficiency of the fuel cell by removing water generated in a membrane-electrode assembly and accumulated in a channel of the separator, a manufacturing method thereof, and a fuel cell stack including the same. The separator for the fuel... Agent: Postech Academy-industry Foundation

20120183883 - Fuel cell housing structure: A fuel cell housing structure includes a fuel cell, an electrically insulated housing, a vent gas intake port and a vent gas exhaust port. The electrically insulated housing contains the fuel cell. The housing is arranged to provide a space within the housing surrounding the fuel cell. At least one... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120183885 - Fuel cell system with anti-freeze structure: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell body that generates electricity through electrochemical reaction of a first reactive gas and a second reactive gas, a first gas supply passage and a second gas supply passage supplying the first reactive gas and the second reactive gas to the fuel cell... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120183884 - Separator and sofc having the same: Disclosed is a separator to seal a fuel chamber and a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) having the same. The separator for the SOFC includes a through hole to accommodate a unit cell and a groove formed in an inside surface of the through hole. According to the present invention,... Agent:

20120183886 - Energy storage device: In one embodiment, an energy storage device having a first electrode supported by a first collector sheet; a second electrode supported by a second collector sheet; and a dielectric separator therebetween, all spirally wound together. A container houses this spiral winding, with the first collector sheet having an end in... Agent: Maxwell Technologies, Inc.

20120183887 - Oriented amorphous carbon film and process for forming the same: The oriented amorphous carbon film contains C as a main component, 3 to 20 at. % of N, and more than 0 at. % and not more than 20 at. % of H, and when the total amount of the C is taken as 100 at. %, the amount of... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho

  
07/12/2012 > 67 patent applications in 45 patent subcategories. category listing

20120177952 - Battery cell separator: A battery cell separator includes rib supports and ribs connected between the rib supports. The rib supports and the ribs form a cartridge pocket configured to receive a battery cell with the rib supports and the ribs each forming a respective side of the cartridge pocket. In another battery module,... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20120177953 - Batteries with variable terrace positions: The disclosed embodiments provide a battery cell. The battery cell includes a jelly roll enclosed in a pouch, wherein the jelly roll includes layers which are wound together, including a cathode with an active coating, a separator, and an anode with an active coating. To create the pouch, a first... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120177954 - Method and apparatus for managing energy in plural energy storage units: A system for managing energy stored in a plurality of series connected energy storage units has a plurality of energy storage unit controllers, each associated with one of the plurality of energy storage units, a balancing circuit between two of the energy storage units, being controlled by at least one... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20120177957 - Battery with pressure relief channel: A battery having an outer casing and an anode/cathode assembly within that casing, wherein the anode/cathode assembly includes plural anodes and cathodes and electrolyte therebetween. The battery has a pressure relief feature associated with the casing and a channel preservation element sufficiently rigid to preserve at least one gas passageway... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20120177955 - Battery with resettable internal fuse: A 9V battery has a fuse such as a 1 amp bi-metallic resettable fuse in series with the battery cells. This would prevent over-current conditions from occurring, keeping the battery from overheating and prolonging the useful life of the battery. Once the fuse is reset, the battery is once again... Agent: International Rehabilitative Sciences, Inc.

20120177956 - Electrolyte solvent for improving safety of battery and lithium secondary battery comprising the same: The present invention provides an electrolyte solvent for batteries, which comprises fluoroethylene carbonate and linear ester solvent. Also, the present invention provides a lithium secondary battery comprising a positive electrode, a negative electrode and an electrolyte, wherein the electrolyte comprises fluoroethylene carbonate and linear ester solvent. The inventive electrolyte solvent... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120177959 - Cylindrical battery: Provided is a cylindrical battery, comprising a cylindrical battery electrode assembly which is formed by coiling a positive plate and a negative plate separated by a diaphragm and is coiled on a core bar. The cylindrical battery is characterized in that an inner end surface of a positive electrode lead-out... Agent:

20120177958 - Sealed battery to withstand internal pressures and battery module using same: A sealed rectangular battery excellent in volumetric efficiency and pressure resistance is provided. The sealed rectangular battery includes an electrode group having a positive electrode and a negative electrode and a cell casing for accommodating therein the electrode group and an electrolyte solution, which casing includes a rectangular frame member,... Agent:

20120177960 - Electric storage device and electric storage apparatus: A cell includes a case having a plurality of walls, a power generating element housed in the case in a state of being away from an inner surface of a bottom surface of the case, and a heat transfer member in contact with an outer surface of the bottom surface... Agent:

20120177961 - Prismatic secondary battery employed with safety groove: A prismatic secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a cathode, an anode, and a separator mounted in a prismatic battery case in a sealed state, the battery case including a hexahedral case body open at the top thereof, the hexahedral case body being made of a metal material, and... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120177962 - Valve plug: The invention relates to a sealing plug arrangement (1, 2) for a battery, wherein the sealing plug arrangement comprises at least one plug part (1) and a plug retainer (2), and the plug retainer (2) has a hollow area (4) for accommodating at least one retaining section of the plug... Agent: Vb Autobatterie Gmbh & Co., Kgaa

20120177963 - Jelly-roll of improved structure and secondary battery comprising the same: Disclosed is a jelly-roll type electrode assembly (“jelly-roll”) configured by winding a cathode having a cathode active material coated portion formed at at least one side of a cathode current collector and an anode having an anode active material coated portion formed at at least one side of an anode... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120177964 - Battery-operated razor: Battery operated appliances are provided. Some appliances include a housing defining a chamber having an interior wall, electronics within the chamber, a battery cover, and a closing system including (a) a first electrically conductive member secured to the battery cover, and (b) a second electrically conductive member secured to the... Agent:

20120177965 - Battery module with excellent cooling efficiency and compact structure and middle or large-sized battery pack: Disclosed herein is a battery module including a plurality of battery cells mounted in a module case in a stacked state, wherein cooling members are mounted at interfaces between the battery cells, the module case is configured in a structure in which two opposite sides of the module case are... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120177966 - Electronic apparatus: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus comprises a casing that includes a battery unit, which features a plurality of battery cells and a case, and a mechanical component. Housing the cells, the case includes a first part to contain at least one cell, a second part to contain at... Agent:

20120177967 - Battery case for portable electronic devices: A battery case has a recessed space for receiving a portable electronic device. When the portable electronic device is placed in the battery case, a supplemental battery in the battery case is able to charge an original battery of the portable electronic device. The battery case has a first supplemental... Agent:

20120177969 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells aligned in one direction. First and second end plates are disposed outside of end ones of the battery cells, respectively. One or more connection members connect the first and second end plates to each other. In the battery module, one or... Agent:

20120177972 - Battery module: A battery module includes a housing, a plurality of thermally conductive plates, a plurality of flat cells and a fixing unit. The thermally conductive plates and the flat cells are received in the housing. At least one of the thermally conductive plates is received between two of the flat cells... Agent:

20120177973 - Electrochemical energy storage and method for cooling or heating an electrochemical energy storage: An electrochemical energy storage 101 comprises at least two electric current collectors 105, 106 for electrically connecting the electrochemical energy storage within an application environment. Said current collectors comprise a first region 103, 104 arranged within the electrochemical energy storage and a second region 105, 106 arranged outside of the... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120177970 - Flexible battery module for prismatic cells: A modular frame for a battery module includes: a floor that includes an electrically non-conductive material; end walls that are perpendicular to the floor and that include the electrically non-conductive material; and side walls that are perpendicular to the floor, that are perpendicular to the end walls, and that include... Agent: Cobasys, LLC

20120177971 - Low profile battery pack: A battery pack according to the present disclosure includes a first module array, a second module array, and a center channel. The first module array includes a first frame and a first cassette of battery modules disposed within the first frame. The first cassette of battery modules includes a first... Agent: Cobasys, LLC

20120177968 - Minimizing and stabilizing cell temperature gradient in a battery pack: A system includes a first battery cell, a second battery cell, and thermally conductive material that couples to the battery cells. In turn, the thermally conductive material dissipates heat between the first battery cell and the second battery cell, thus reducing a temperature differential between the first battery cell and... Agent:

20120177974 - Non-aqueous electrolyte battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte battery according to the present invention is a non-aqueous electrolyte battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator and a non-aqueous electrolyte, wherein aluminum silicate or a derivative thereof is contained in a location that can come into contact with the non-aqueous electrolyte in the... Agent:

20120177975 - Stacked battery and method of producing the same: A stacked battery includes a square battery element in which a tabular positive electrode, a separator and a tabular negative electrode are laminated, wherein: one side of the battery element is a terminal connection section pulled-out surface, which is provided on both the positive and negative electrodes and where a... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20120177976 - High melt temperature microporous lithium-ion rechargeable battery separators and methods of preparation and use: Disclosed or provided are high melt temperature microporous Lithium-ion rechargeable battery separators, shutdown high melt temperature battery separators, battery separators, membranes, composites, and the like that preferably prevent contact between the anode and cathode when the battery is maintained at elevated temperatures for a period of time, methods of making,... Agent:

20120177977 - Battery with a stack of bipolar individual battery cells: A battery includes a stack of bipolar individual battery cells, each of which includes an electrode stack and two sheet metal covers bounding the individual battery cell at least in the stacking direction. The electrode stack is connected to at least one of the sheet metal covers by at least... Agent: Daimler Ag

20120177979 - Battery module: Disclosed is a battery module including a plurality of battery cells arranged in one direction, a barrier disposed between the plurality of battery cells; and a housing accommodating the battery cells and the barrier, wherein the barrier includes at least one linear member having a plurality of protrusions, and first... Agent:

20120177978 - Secondary battery, method of assembling the same, and battery pack including the secondary battery: A secondary battery, a method of assembling the same, and a battery pack including the secondary battery, the secondary battery including an electrode assembly; a collecting terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly; a terminal plate electrically connected to the collecting terminal, the terminal plate including a slide groove on... Agent:

20120177980 - Lithium secondary battery: The gas generation and the decrease in battery capacity during high temperature storage of a lithium secondary battery are suppressed. The electrolyte contains a polymerizable compound or a polymer, the polymerizable compound contains a compound having an aromatic functional group and a polymerizable functional group and a compound having a... Agent:

20120177981 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly. The electrode assembly includes a first electrode plate provided with a first tab portion, a second electrode plate provided with a second tab portion, and a separator interposed between the electrode plates. In the electrode assembly, the width of the first or second... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120177982 - Secondary battery: An electrode assembly for a secondary battery having a positive and negative electrode plates with a separator interposed therebetween. The positive and negative electrode plates have coated and uncoated portions. The length of the interconnection between the coated and uncoated portion of the positive electrode plate is greater than the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120177983 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator between the first and second electrode plates; a first collector plate and a second collector plate electrically coupled to the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate, respectively; a case... Agent:

20120177984 - Case for battery and secondary battery including the case: A case for a battery includes a body including at least four side parts and a first bent part at an edge of at least one of the side parts, the four side parts being arranged to define a volumetric structure having two open ends, a bottom coupled to one... Agent:

20120177985 - High durability lithium-ion cells: A rechargeable battery and a method of fabricating which includes stacking a plurality of electrode pages having an uncoated portion between portions coated with an active electrode material. The electrode pages are arranged in a stack and an overall current collector is connected at the uncoated portion in order to... Agent:

20120177986 - Electrochemical cell and electrochemical capacitor: An electrochemical cell includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution. The positive electrode and/or the negative electrode includes a penetrating portion that penetrates the electrodes in the thickness direction. Further, an electrochemical capacitor includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution. In a... Agent: Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.

20120177987 - Composition of a fluorinated organic carbonate and a lewis acid: A method for handling fluorinated organic carbonates such that degradation reactions are minimized or even completely suppressed and hence initial purity of fluorinated organic carbonates is essentially maintained during handling. Compositions comprising a fluorinated organic carbonate with improved stability against degradation reactions. The compositions comprise equal to or less than... Agent: Solvay Sa

20120177988 - Non-aqueous liquid electrolyte and non-aqueous liquid electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous liquid electrolyte suitable for use in a non-aqueous liquid electrolyte secondary battery comprising a negative electrode and a positive electrode, capable of intercalating and deintercalating lithium ions, and the non-aqueous liquid electrolyte, the negative electrode containing a negative-electrode active material having at least one kind of atom selected... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20120177989 - Negative active material composition, method of preparing negative electrode plate by using negative active material composition, and lithium secondary battery manufactured by using the negative active material composition: A negative active material composition includes a negative active material, a binder, and a solvent, in which the solvent includes an aqueous solvent and an organic solvent. A method of preparing a negative electrode plate uses the negative active material composition. A lithium battery is manufactured using the negative active... Agent:

20120177991 - Electrochemical device and binder composition: The invention relates to an electrochemical device having a positive electrode and a negative electrode, wherein at least either of the positive electrode and the negative electrode has a current collector and an electrode layer having an electrode active material and a binder containing a polymer having a constituent unit... Agent: Jsr Corporation

20120177990 - Electrode plate, secondary battery, and method for producing the electrode plate: An electrode plate includes a current collector plate and an active material layer formed thereon. The active material layer includes, as a binder, a plurality of binders having different glass transition points (Tg) from each other. A ratio (A2/A1) between the amount of a binder contained in a surface section... Agent:

20120177992 - Negative electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery and manufacturing process for the same: It is characterized in that, in a negative electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery, the negative electrode having a current collector 1 and an active-material layer 6 being bound on a surface of the current collector 1, the active-material layer 6 includes active materials 2, binders 5, conductive additives 4, and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20120177993 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery anode material with a uniform metal-semiconductor alloy layer: The present invention relates to nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries and durable anode materials and anodes for use in nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries. The present invention also relates to methods for producing these anode materials. In the present invention, a metal-semiconductor alloy layer is formed on an anode material by contacting... Agent: Enovix Corporation

20120177994 - Cathode active material, cathode and lithium battery including cathode active material, and method of preparing the cathode active material: A cathode active material including: a lithium manganese oxide of which primary particles has a diameter of 1 μm or more and which has a spinel structure in which an X-ray diffraction (XRD) peak intensity ratio of I(111)/I(311) is 1.0 or more; and a boron element disposed at least one... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120177995 - Secondary lithium batteries having novel anodes: A secondary lithium battery having an anode comprising graphene nanosheets doped with a doping element selected from the group consisting of nitrogen, boron, sulfur, phosphorous and combinations thereof. The secondary lithium battery and the anode provide capacity and other performance without degradation during long term charge and discharge cycling.... Agent: Springpower International, Inc.

20120177996 - Nonwoven article with ribbon fibers: Ribbon fibers, nonwoven articles derived therefrom, and their process of manufacture are provided. The ribbon fibers are derived from multicomponent fibers having a striped configuration and have a length of less than 25 millimeters, a minimum transverse dimension of less than 5 microns, and a transverse aspect ratio of at... Agent: Eastman Chemical Company

20120177997 - Method for producing solid electrolyte material-containing sheet: A main object of the present invention is to provide a method for producing a solid electrolyte material-containing sheet excellent in strength. The present invention attains the object by providing a method for producing a solid electrolyte material-containing sheet comprising the steps of: preparing a raw material composition containing a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120177998 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery: Provided is a nonaqueous electrolyte battery having a high charge-discharge cycle capability in which the battery capacity is less likely to decrease even after repeated charge and discharge. The nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive-electrode layer 1, a negative-electrode layer 2, a solid electrolyte layer 3 interposed between the positive-electrode... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120177999 - Electrolyte solvent for improving safety of battery and lithium secondary battery comprising the same: The present invention provides an electrolyte solvent for batteries, which comprises fluoroethylene carbonate and linear ester solvent. Also, the present invention provides a lithium secondary battery comprising a positive electrode, a negative electrode and an electrolyte, wherein the electrolyte comprises fluoroethylene carbonate and linear ester solvent. The inventive electrolyte solvent... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120178000 - Electrochemical devices based on multiple junction ionic conductive membranes: A fuel cell (100) includes a cation exchange membrane (110), a first anion exchange membrane (120) and a second anion exchange membrane (130). The cation exchange membrane (110) has a first side and an opposite second side. The first anion exchange membrane (120) has a first exterior surface and an... Agent: Georgia Tech Research Corporation

20120178002 - Electrodes and production and use thereof: f

20120178001 - Graphene-based battery electrodes having continuous flow paths: Some batteries can exhibit greatly improved performance by utilizing electrodes having randomly arranged graphene nanosheets forming a network of channels defining continuous flow paths through the electrode. The network of channels can provide a diffusion pathway for the liquid electrolyte and/or for reactant gases. Metal-air batteries can benefit from such... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20120178003 - Sofc hot box components: Various hot box fuel cell system components are provided, such as heat exchangers, steam generator and other components.... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20120178004 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes a membrane-electrode assembly and a separator. The membrane-electrode assembly has an electrolyte and a pair of electrodes that are disposed on respective sides of the electrolyte. The membrane-electrode assembly and the separator are stacked in a stacking direction. A reaction surface of the membrane-electrode assembly is... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120178005 - High-temperature fuel cell system: The invention relates to a high-temperature fuel cell system which can be operated with at least one hydrocarbon compound, preferably with methane or a gas containing methane such as natural gas or biogas. It is the object of the invention to increase the efficiency of high-temperature fuel cell systems and... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur F&#xf5 Rderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20120178006 - Hydrogen generation apparatus, fuel cell system, and hydrogen generation apparatus operation method: A hydrogen generation apparatus (150) includes: a first desulfurizer (13) configured to remove, through adsorption, a sulfur compound in a raw material gas that is to be supplied to a reformer; a second desulfurizer (21) configured to hydrodesulfurize a sulfur compound in the raw material gas that is to be... Agent:

20120178007 - Fuel cell control method and fuel cell controller: Embodiments of the present invention disclose a fuel cell control method. The method includes: obtaining a current output power of a fuel cell; obtaining a current inlet-outlet temperature difference of a fuel cell stack, where the current inlet-outlet temperature difference of the stack is a difference between a stack temperature... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20120178009 - Fuel cell sealing configuration: A fuel cell plate includes a structure having opposing sides bounded by a periphery providing at least one edge. Gas flow channels are arranged on the one side and arranged within a perimeter that is spaced inboard from the periphery to provide a first gasket surface between the perimeter and... Agent:

20120178008 - Fuel cell system and method of controlling reaction condition of fuel in fuel cell: A target value of each of factors in a fuel cell system is determined based on a correspondence relationship of a change in each of the factors determining reaction conditions of fuel in a fuel cell to a change in an external environment of the fuel cell system, and peripheral... Agent:

20120178010 - Fuel cell stack with asymmetric diffusion media on anode and cathode: The present invention provides a fuel cell having a membrane electrode assembly disposed between a first diffusion media that has a first set of material characteristics and a second diffusion media that has a second set of material characteristics. The membrane electrode assembly and the first and second diffusion media... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120178011 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes a cell unit. The cell unit includes a first separator, a second separator, and an electrolyte-electrode assembly. The electrolyte-electrode assembly is sandwiched between the first separator and the second separator in a stacking direction. The outer periphery of the electrolyte-electrode assembly is integrally provided with frame... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120178012 - Sealing member for solid oxide fuel cell and solid oxide fuel cell employing the same: Disclosed herein are a sealing member for a solid oxide fuel cell and a solid oxide fuel cell employing the same. The sealing member for a solid oxide fuel cell includes: a glass sheet; and mica layers formed on both surfaces of the glass sheet. The sealing member can have... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120178013 - Catalyst coated membrane for fuel cell, membrane and electrode assembly (mea) including same, method of manufacturing the mea, and fuel cell including the mea: A catalyst coated membrane (CCM) for a fuel cell, including an electrolyte membrane and a catalyst layer formed on at least one surface of the electrolyte membrane, a membrane and electrode assembly (MEA) for a fuel cell, including the CCM, a method of preparing the MEA, and a fuel cell... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120178014 - Reaction layer for fuel cell: A reaction layer for a fuel cell, which is interposed between a solid electrolyte membrane and a diffusion layer in the fuel cell, the reaction layer including a first layer that is in contact with the solid electrolyte membrane, a second layer that is in contact with the diffusion layer;... Agent: Kabushikikaisha Equos Research

20120178016 - Cathode material for fuel cell, cathode for fuel cell including the same, method of manufacturing the cathode, and solid oxide fuel cell including the cathode: r

20120178017 - Electrolyte emulsion and process for producing same: The present invention provides a fluoropolymer electrolyte material which has improved processability and which is easily produced. The electrolyte emulsion of the present invention comprises an aqueous medium and a fluoropolymer electrolyte dispersed in the aqueous medium. The fluoropolymer electrolyte has a monomer unit having an SO3Z group (Z is... Agent: Asahi Kasei E-materials Corporation

20120178015 - Method of processing a ceramic electrolyte, and related articles: A method of processing a ceramic electrolyte suitable for use in a fuel cell is provided. The method comprises situating a ceramic electrolyte layer over an anode layer; and subjecting the ceramic electrolyte layer to a stress prior to operation of the fuel cell, by: exposing the top surface of... Agent: General Electric Company

20120178018 - Catalyst with metal oxide doping for fuel cells: The invention relates to a catalyst for fuel cells which comprises a support, at least one catalytically active metal from the platinum group or an alloy comprising at least one metal of the platinum group and also at least one oxide of at least one metal selected from among Ti,... Agent: Basf Se

  
07/05/2012 > 80 patent applications in 54 patent subcategories. category listing

20120171520 - Battery pack: Provided is a battery pack. The battery pack may prevent a center of a protective circuit module from being bent by external impacts during or after a process of manufacturing a battery pack. The battery pack includes a bare cell from which an electrode terminal protrudes, a circuit module disposed... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120171522 - Electrical energy storage cell and electrical energy storage module including the same: The storage cell includes a flat roll electrode that includes a strip of positive electrode having a positive electrode current collector foil and a positive electrode layer formed thereon, a strip of negative electrode having an electrode current collector foil and a negative electrode layer formed, and a strip of... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20120171521 - Mobile terminal with user identification card including personal finance- related information and method of using a value-added mobile service through said mobile terminal: The present invention enables a user to receive a financial service anywhere through a mobile terminal equipped with a UIM (User Identification Module) electronic card. In the present invention, a user enters his or her password to a mobile terminal with a UIM card including subscriber telephone number, finance, authorization,... Agent: Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.

20120171523 - Batteries with phase change materials: A battery pack with phase change materials (PCM). The PCM would improve the heating and cooling capabilities under various vehicle operating conditions. Methods of controlling the temperature in battery packs are also described.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120171524 - Molten salt battery device, and method for controlling temperature of molten salt battery: In a molten salt battery device, molten salt batteries are arranged in a container to cause a space to be present around the molten salt batteries, and a heating medium is filled into the space around the molten salt batteries. When an electrothermal heater is used to control the temperature... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120171525 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode plate including a first non-coating portion, a second electrode plate including a second non-coating portion, and a separator between the first and second electrode plates; an insulating bag accommodating the electrode assembly and including first and second connection members... Agent:

20120171526 - Rubber valve for sealing a battery and a lithium ion battery having the same: A rubber valve for sealing a battery sealing structure is provided, comprising: a first projection in a dome shape with a center protruding upward; a second projection in a hemispherical shape with at least one diametric groove formed thereon; and a column connecting the first and the second projections. A... Agent:

20120171527 - Battery module: A battery module has following features, that are: a plurality of unit batteries, in which battery elements are sealed with a film casing material, is laminated and electrically connected in series or parallel, or in series and parallel, to make an assembled battery; and on a length-direction central portion of... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20120171528 - Battery: A battery is provided, comprising: a battery housing having at least one opening end; a battery cover sealing the at least one opening end; an electric core received in the battery housing, which comprises at least one heat-conducting tube having at least an end penetrating through the battery cover; and... Agent:

20120171529 - Battery pack: Disclosed is a battery pack including a battery and a cooling member for cooling the battery. The cooling member includes a coolant and a container enclosing the coolant. The container is capable of having a releasing port for releasing the coolant at a first temperature of 100° C. or more.... Agent:

20120171530 - Redox flow battery: Provided are redox flow batteries employing supporting electrolyte of a ring- or spiro-type structure and having high energy efficiencies and energy densities.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120171531 - Redox flow battery: A metal-ligand coordination compound containing an aliphatic ligand useful as a catholyte and/or an anolyte that enables the provision of a redox flow battery having high energy efficiency and charge/discharge efficiency.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120171532 - Middle or large-sized battery pack of improved cooling efficiency: Disclosed is a battery pack configured to have a structure in which two or more battery modules, each including a plurality of battery cells or unit modules (unit cells) which can be charged and discharged, are mounted in a space defined between a pack case and a base plate, wherein... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120171533 - Battery assembly with gas discharge mechanism: A battery gas discharge system is provided having a floorpan with an outlet and a fastener aperture. The outlet and the fastener aperture are laterally spaced from each other. The system also includes a battery module with a base for resting upon the floorpan. An attachment aperture and a vent... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20120171534 - Sealed secondary battery: In a sealed secondary battery, an electrode group 1 formed by winding or stacking a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate with a porous insulator interposed therebetween is housed in a metal case 4. The metal case 4 has an opening sealed by a sealing plate 6 serving... Agent:

20120171537 - Molten salt battery: Provided is a molten salt battery which can be stably charged and discharged. A separator 3 composed of a rectangular plate-shaped glass cloth and containing a molten salt is interposed between a positive electrode 1 and a negative electrode 2 having a rectangular plate shape to form a power generating... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120171535 - Nickel-zinc battery and manufacturing method thereof: A cylindrical Ni—Zn battery includes a battery shell, an electrode assembly and a liquid electrolyte which are sealed within the shell. The electrode assembly, whose upper part is connected to a cap, includes a nickel cathode, zinc anode, and a composite membrane. The nickel cathode and zinc anode have an... Agent:

20120171536 - Non-aqueous secondary battery and electrode assembly used therefor: A non-aqueous secondary battery including: a positive electrode plate including a positive electrode current collector in long strip form, and a positive electrode active material layer adhering to the surface of the positive electrode current collector; a negative electrode plate including a negative electrode current collector in long strip form,... Agent:

20120171538 - Mobile terminal with user identification card including personal finance- related information and method of using a value-added mobile service through said mobile terminal: The present invention enables a user to receive a financial service anywhere through a mobile terminal equipped with a UIM (User Identification Module) electronic card. In the present invention, a user enters his or her password to a mobile terminal with a UIM card including subscriber telephone number, finance, authorization,... Agent: Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.

20120171539 - Handheld machine tool energy supply unit: A handheld machine tool energy supply unit, particularly a battery pack or an accumulator pack having an accumulator unit and an interface element, is described. The handheld machine tool energy supply unit includes a damping unit, which is provided for supporting the accumulator unit in an oscillation-damped manner.... Agent:

20120171540 - Holding mechanism and electronic device using the same: A holding mechanism for holding a battery includes a retaining member, a resisting member ant at least two limiting members. The retaining member limits the battery from movement in a first direction. The resisting member corresponds to the retaining member and engages with the retaining member to cooperatively support and... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20120171541 - Redox flow battery: A redox flow battery. A metal-ligand coordination compound including an aromatic ligand that contains an electron withdrawing group is used as the catholyte and/or the anolyte so that a redox flow battery having high energy density and excellent charge/discharge efficiency may be provided.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120171542 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including: a positive electrode which comprises an oxide which absorbs and releases lithium ions; a negative electrode which comprises a material which absorbs and releases the lithium ions; and a first electrolyte solution which transports charge carriers between the positive electrode and the negative electrode; wherein the... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120171543 - Device for the thermal connection of an energy storage: A device for thermal connection of an energy store to a cooling plate and/or a contact element, and a cooling plate on a contact element and/or a fluid is provided. The device for thermal connection has a first region having a first heat transfer property and at least one other... Agent:

20120171545 - Electrical energy storage device having flat cells and heat sinks: The invention relates to an electrical energy storage device comprising: a plurality of flat storage cells for storing and discharging electrical energy, having opposing, flat current conductors, a plurality of spacer elements for maintaining a predetermined distance between the storage cells, and a clamping means for clamping the cells into... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120171544 - Galvanic cell, cell stack, and heat sink: The invention relates to a galvanic cell (101, 401) having arresters (407, 408) and heat sinks (103, 104, 105, 106, 403, 404, 405, 406) attached thereto. Said heat sinks are designed such that the arrester can be used simultaneously for transporting electrical energy into the cell or out of the... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120171546 - Heat dissipating housing and lithium battery pack using the same, and semiconducting tape for heat dissipation: The heat dissipating housing (1) of the present invention includes a housing body (11) made of metal, and a first semiconducting tape for heat dissipation (12) attached to at least a part of the inner wall of the housing body (11). The first semiconducting tape for heat dissipation (12) includes... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20120171547 - Printed battery using non-aqueous electrolyte and battery packaging: The present subject matter relates generally to methods and apparatus for printed batteries using non-aqueous electrolyte and battery packaging. Various embodiments of the present subject matter include an all printed carbon and zinc battery having a lower substrate, a cathode current collector printed on the lower substrate, and a cathode... Agent: Thin Profile Technologies

20120171548 - Microporous foil for batteries having shutdown function: Single-layer or multilayer, biaxially oriented, microporous foil having a shutdown function, which comprises at least one shutdown layer I, which comprises propylene homopolymer and ss-nucleating agent and polyethylene.... Agent: Treofan Germany Gmbh & Co. Kg

20120171549 - Intercellular separation structure body and laminate type solid secondary battery provided with the same: An intercellular separation structure body capable of electrically connecting a plurality of unit cells that include a laminate type solid secondary battery with each other, and capable of ion-conductively insulating a positive electrode layer and a negative electrode layer in two adjacent unit cells, as well as a laminate type... Agent:

20120171550 - Active material for batteries, non-aqueous electrolyte battery, and battery pack: According to one embodiment, an active material for batteries includes monoclinic β-type titanium composite oxide having a crystallite, wherein the monoclinic β-type titanium composite oxide has a first diameter of the crystallite calculated from a peak present at an angle 2θ of 48 to 49° and a second diameter of... Agent:

20120171551 - Storage module: This invention provides a storage module formed using a plurality of storage cells. The each storage cell includes a storage unit that stores a charge, a polyhedral container that houses the storage unit and has two opposing surfaces, and a pair of electrode terminals that output and input the charge... Agent: Ud Trucks Corporation

20120171553 - Battery and battery pack having the same: A battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate each having an uncoated portion, and a separator located between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate; a case accommodating the electrode assembly and having an opening; an electrode terminal connected to... Agent:

20120171552 - Battery module: Battery module (1), comprising an electric cell (6), a module housing (2) which receives the electric cell (6), two or more, in particular four or six contacting units (4) which are attached to the module housing (2), wherein each of the contacting units (4) has at least two connections (5).... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120171554 - Battery module: A battery module including a plurality of battery cells spaced apart in a first direction, and a barrier between adjacent battery cells of the plurality of battery cells, the barrier including a plate, and a protrusion extending from the plate in the first direction and contacting the adjacent battery cells,... Agent:

20120171555 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery comprises an electrode assembly comprising a plurality of electrodes, wherein each of the plurality of electrodes comprises a coated region and an uncoated region; a case housing the electrode assembly; a cap plate coupled to the case for enclosing the electrode assembly in the case; a current... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120171556 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly; a can housing the electrode assembly; a cap assembly sealing the can; an upper case covering the cap assembly; and a protective circuit module between the cap assembly and the upper case, the protective circuit module having a printed circuit board; and a... Agent:

20120171557 - Battery pack: A battery pack that includes a battery cell having a positive and negative electrode terminal extending from a side of the battery cell. The positive and negative electrode terminal each have a non-exposed surface and an exposed surface. The battery pack also includes a case that includes a first case... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120171558 - Electrochemical cell: In an electrochemical cell including a cathode 7, an anode 6, electrolyte 10, a hollow container 1 accommodating these members, and terminals extending from the inside to the outside of the hollow container 1, the terminals include a plurality of inner terminals 5a formed on the inner surface of the... Agent: Seiko Instruments Inc.

20120171559 - Battery housing having a sealing plate: The invention relates to a battery housing (1) for receiving one or more battery cells (2), comprising a cover surface (3), a floor surface (4), and a sealing plate (5) disposed between the cover surface and the floor surface. The invention further relates to a retaining frame (10) for a... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120171561 - Polymer radical material-activated carbon-conductive material composite, method for producing conductive material composite, and electricity storage device: The object of the present invention is to provide an electrode material which enables the production of an electricity storage device that has a large discharge capacity, and suffers minimal voltage drop due to resistance even when discharge is performed at a large electric current; a method for producing the... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120171560 - Silicon and lithium silicate composite anodes for lithium rechargeable batteries and preparation method thereof: The present invention provides composite anodes comprising particles composed of silicon and lithium silicate, active and inactive anode materials, and binders, for lithium rechargeable batteries, wherein the particles composed of silicon and lithium silicate are prepared via treating silicon particles with lithium hydroxide in a wet process. Cycle life and... Agent: Electrochemical Materials, LLC

20120171562 - Solid lithium ion conducting electrolytes and methods of preparation: A composition comprised of nanoparticles of lithium ion conducting solid oxide material, wherein the solid oxide material is comprised of lithium ions, and at least one type of metal ion selected from pentavalent metal ions and trivalent lanthanide metal ions. Solution methods useful for synthesizing these solid oxide materials, as... Agent: Ut-battelle, LLC

20120171563 - Electrolyte for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery including the same: An electrolyte for a lithium secondary battery, which includes a lithium salt, a nonaqueous organic solvent and at least one additive selected from the group consisting of vitamin G (vitamin B2, riboflavin), vitamin B3 (niacinamide), vitamin B4 (adenine), vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid), vitamin H (vitamin B7, biotin), vitamin M (vitamin... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20120171564 - Advanced graphite additive for enhanced cycle-life of lead-acid batteries: An Advanced Graphite, with a lower degree of ordered carbon domains and a surface area greater than ten times that of typical battery grade graphites, is used in negative active material (NAM) of valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) type Spiral wound 6V/25 Ah lead-acid batteries. A significant and unexpected cycle life was... Agent: Exide Technologies

20120171565 - Alkaline primary battery: An alkaline primary battery includes: a positive electrode 2 containing manganese dioxide; an alkaline electrolyte containing zinc oxide; a gelled negative electrode 3 containing zinc alloy particles, the alkaline electrolyte, and a gelling agent; and a negative electrode current collector 6 inserted in the gelled negative electrode. The gelled negative... Agent:

20120171566 - Electrode for lithium ion battery and method for producing same: There is disclosed an electrode for a lithium-ion battery containing (a) a fine fibrous carbon having a diameter of less than 100 nm and (b) a fibrous carbon having a diameter of 100 nm or more and/or (c) a non-fibrous conductive carbon as an electrical conducting material. This electrode for... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.

20120171567 - Method of producing sealing structure of bipolar battery, method of manufacturing bipolar battery, sealing structure of bipolar battery, and bipolar battery: The present invention is intended to provide a method of producing a sealing structure of a bipolar battery capable of improving the sealing capability by means of solidifying the joint between a resin collector comprising a thermosetting resin before the setting reaction and a sealing layer, a method of producing... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120171568 - Prismatic battery cell welding: A prismatic battery cell is provided. The prismatic battery cell includes a plurality of electrode films conducting electricity in the prismatic battery cell, a terminal welded to the plurality of electrodes, and a buffer film welded to the plurality of electrodes, the plurality of electrodes interposing the terminal and the... Agent: A123 Systems, Inc.

20120171569 - Ceramic material: A method of manufacturing a composite material, the method comprising: (i) providing a ceramic powder comprising ceramic agglomerates, the agglomerates having an intra-agglomerate void volume space; (ii) providing a polymer; (iii) mixing the polymer with the ceramic powder to form a mixture comprising the agglomerates at least partially impregnated with... Agent: Atraverda Limited

20120171570 - Electrode composite material and lithium ion battery using the same: The present disclosure relates to an electrode composite material. The electrode composite material includes a number of electrode composite material particles. Each of the plurality of electrode composite material particles includes an electrode active material particle and a doped aluminum phosphate layer coated on a surface of the electrode active... Agent: Tsinghua University

20120171571 - Negative electrode material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery comprising same: A negative electrode material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, which comprises a negative electrode active material capable of absorbing and releasing a lithium ion and at least one salt selected from the group consisting of a carboxylic acid salt of an alkali metal, a carboxylic acid salt of an... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20120171572 - Carbon material for negative electrode of lithium secondary battery and method for producing the same: To provide a negative electrode carbon material capable of suppressing capacity degradation which will occur due to repetition of a charge/discharge cycle, storage under a charged state, float charging, or the like. An artificial graphite for a negative electrode of a lithium secondary battery having a c-axis crystallite size L... Agent: Jx Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation

20120171573 - Hybrid materials using ionic particles: A separator substrate include a substrate having a bulk portion and a surface portion, the surface portion having at least one porous area with a net charge; and ionic particles coupling to at least a part of the at least one porous area. The ionic particles have a net charge... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120171574 - Partially and fully surface-enabled metal ion-exchanging energy storage devices: A surface-enabled, metal ion-exchanging battery device comprising a cathode, an anode, a porous separator, and a metal ion-containing electrolyte, wherein the metal ion is selected from (A) non-Li alkali metals; (B) alkaline-earth metals; (C) transition metals; (D) other metals such as aluminum (Al); or (E) a combination thereof; and wherein... Agent:

20120171575 - Energy charge storage device using a printable polyelectrolyte as electrolyte material: An energy charge storage device, particularly from the group consisting of super capacitor, a hybrid electrochemica capacitor, a metal hydride battery and a fuel cell, comprising a first and second electrode and an electrolyte wherein the electrolyte comprises a printable polyelectrolyte e.g. polystyrene sulfonic acid (PSSH). The present invention also... Agent: Nanyang Technological University

20120171577 - Electrolyte solution and magnesium battery including the same:

20120171576 - Non-aqueous electrolyte and lithium secondary battery including the same: A non-aqueous electrolyte including a lithium salt, an organic solvent, and an electrolyte additive is provided. The electrolyte additive is a meta-stable state nitrogen-containing polymer formed by reacting Compound (A) and Compound (B). Compound (A) is a monomer having a reactive terminal functional group. Compound (B) is a heterocyclic amino... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120171578 - Battery having electrolyte with mixed solvent: The battery includes an electrolyte activating one or more cathodes and one or more anodes. The electrolyte includes one or more salts in a solvent. The solvent includes one or more organic solvents and one or more silanes and/or one or more siloxanes.... Agent:

20120171579 - Non-aqueous electrolyte and lithium secondary battery including the same: A non-aqueous electrolyte including a lithium salt, an organic solvent, and an electrolyte additive is provided. The electrolyte additive is a meta-stable state nitrogen-containing polymer formed by reacting Compound (A) and Compound (B). Compound (A) is a monomer having a reactive terminal functional group. Compound (B) is a heterocyclic amino... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120171580 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution for secondary batteries: To provide a non-aqueous electrolyte solution for secondary batteries, by which a secondary battery having both high conductivity and stability free from thermal runaway may be obtained. A non-aqueous electrolyte solution for secondary batteries, which comprises a lithium salt (a1) represented by R1—CHF—SO2—N(Li)—SO2—CHF—R2 wherein in the formula (a1), each of... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited

20120171581 - Nonaqueous electrolyte solution and electrochemical element using same: (In the formula, R1 represents an alkyl group, an alkenyl group, an alkynyl group, a cycloalkyl group, or a cyanoalkyl group; R2 represents a hydrogen atom, an alkoxy group, a formyloxy group, an acyloxy group, an alkoxycarbonyloxy group, an alkanesulfonyloxy group, an arylsulfonyloxy group, an alkylsilyloxy group, a dialkylphosphoryloxy group,... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.

20120171582 - Open type fuel cell system: An open type fuel cell system is provided including a recirculating unit that recirculates hydrogen discharged from a main fuel cell into the main fuel cell and a reproducing unit that removes water and impurities produced in operation of the main fuel cell. The open type fuel cell system is... Agent: Korea Institute Of Machinery & Materials

20120171583 - Gas phase electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide: Methods and systems for gas phase electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide are disclosed. A method for gas phase electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide may include, but is not limited to, steps (A) to (C). Step (A) may include introducing a substantially gas phase fuel to an anode flow field of... Agent: Liquid Light, Inc.

20120171584 - Hot box design with a multi-stream heat exchanger and single air control: A fuel cell stack module includes a plurality of fuel cell stacks, an anode tail gas oxidizer (ATO) which is located in a heat transfer relationship with the plurality of fuel cell stacks, a base supporting the plurality of fuel cell stacks and the ATO, and at least one heat... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20120171586 - Fuel cell: Disclosed is a small-sized low-cost fuel cell having high fuel efficiency, wherein a solid oxide electrolyte membrane is interposed between a fuel electrode and an oxidant electrode. The fuel cell comprises a fuel production member which produces a fuel by a chemical reaction with water that is generated at the... Agent: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.

20120171585 - Method for operation of a fuel cell system in a vehicle: A method of operating a fuel cell system in a vehicle that is switchable to a temporary stop mode and restarted from the stop mode. When, in certain driving situations, it is required to switch to the stop mode, it is then checked whether the operating conditions of the fuel... Agent: Daimler Ag

20120171587 - Conducting ceramics for electrochemical systems: The present invention generally relates to conducting materials such as mixed ionically and electrically conducting materials. A variety of materials, material compositions, materials with advantageous ratios of ionically and electrically conducting components, structures including such materials, and the like are provided in accordance with the invention. In one aspect, the... Agent: Ctp Hydrogen Corporation

20120171588 - Integration of reforming/water splitting and electrochemical systems for power generation with integrated carbon capture: High efficiency electricity generation processes and systems with substantially zero CO2 emissions are provided. A closed looping between the unit that generates gaseous fuel (H2, CO, etc) and the fuel cell anode side is formed. In certain embodiments, the heat and exhaust oxygen containing gas from the fuel cell cathode... Agent: The Ohio State University Research Foundation

20120171589 - Method for load following operation of fuel cell system: Two or more methods selected among a steam reforming method, a partial oxidation reforming method, and an autothermal reforming method are defined as i-th reforming method. Functions Fi=fi(P), P=fi-1(Fi), and ηi=gi(P) are obtained in advance. If there is a number i which satisfies FiR≧Fimin, the following process (1) is performed... Agent: Jx Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation

20120171590 - Control device and control method for fuel cell system: An anode non-circulation type fuel cell sets an anode upper limit pressure and an anode lower limit pressure, and sets an anode pressure increase rate based on at least a detected temperature of a fuel cell. The system controls the supply of an anode gas to the fuel cell so... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120171591 - Current collector plates of bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys: Collector plates made of bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys, the bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys providing ruggedness, lightweight structure, excellent resistance to chemical and environmental effects, and low-cost manufacturing, and methods of making such collector plates from such bulk-solidifying amorphous alloys are provided.... Agent: Crucible Intellectual Property, LLC

20120171592 - Unit cell of fuel cell stack and fuel cell stack having the unit cell: A unit cell of a fuel cell stack, and a fuel cell stack including the unit cell, where the unit cell includes channel plates including first and second manifolds, a plurality of channels and channel connecting units; hard plates arranged to contact surfaces of the channel connecting units; and gaskets... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120171594 - Air cathode and metal-air battery: A main object of the present invention is to provide an air cathode capable of achieving both high initial discharge capacity and high capacity retention. In the present invention, the problem is solved by providing an air cathode used in a metal-air battery, comprising: an air cathode layer containing a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120171593 - Metal catalyst composition modified by nitrogen-containing compound: The present invention relates to a metal catalyst composition modified by a nitrogen-containing compound, which effectively reduces cathode catalyst poisoning. The catalyst composition applied on the anode also lowers the over-potential. The catalyst coupled with the nitrogen-containing compound has increased three-dimensional hindrance, which improves the distribution of the catalyst particles... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20120171595 - Power generation cell for solid electrolyte fuel cell and structure of fuel electrode thereof: Provided is a power generation cell for a solid electrolyte fuel cell using a lanthanum gallate solid electrolyte as a solid electrolyte, particularly a structure of a fuel electrode of the power generation cell for the solid electrolyte fuel cell. The fuel electrode is of a power generation cell for... Agent:

20120171597 - Direct methanol fuel cell and anode used therein: wherein V0 is a cumulative pore volume of pores having a diameter of from 0.02 to 1 μm, as measured by a mercury intrusion porosimetry, and V1 is a cumulative pore volume of pores having a diameter of from 0.02 to 0.2 μm, as measured by a mercury intrusion porosimetry.... Agent:

20120171599 - Fuel cell, battery and electrode for fuel cell: Provided is a fuel cell for being implanted which enables a long time operation while reducing its size so as to be implanted in a living body. The fuel cell to be adopted includes: a container which contains a fuel such as glucose and an electrolyte solution therein; a pair... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20120171598 - Polymer electrolyte composition: A polymer electrolyte composition of a sulfonated block copolymer (A) having a hydrophilic segment with a sulfonic acid group and a hydrophobic segment with no sulfonic acid group, each segment having an aromatic ring is its main chain, and an aromatic polymer (B) having no sulfonic acid group with a... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.

20120171596 - Solid oxide electrolytic device: A monolithic electrolyte assembly comprising improved as well as new associated structures and processes operative in the general field of solid oxide electrolytic devices is disclosed. The invention provides a reliable and durable interconnect for both structural and electrical components of such devices. In the present invention, thin-film-based solid oxide... Agent:

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