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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process August inventions list 08/12

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08/30/2012 > 54 patent applications in 39 patent subcategories. inventions list

20120219829 - Hybrid power source system: To provide a hybrid power source system in which either a solar cell or a fuel cell and a secondary cell are combined with each other, and the secondary cell is used as an electric power buffer and which can maintain a high energy efficiency even when there is a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120219830 - Method for manufacture and structure of multiple electrochemistries and energy gathering components within a unified structure: A method for using an integrated battery and device structure includes using two or more stacked electrochemical cells integrated with each other formed overlying a surface of a substrate. The two or more stacked electrochemical cells include related two or more different electrochemistries with one or more devices formed using... Agent: Sakti3, Inc.

20120219831 - Integrated electrode architectures for energy generation and storage: The present invention is directed to a hybrid device comprising: an energy converting unit comprising a first electrode, a second electrode and an energy converting medium arranged between the first electrode and the second electrode, wherein the energy conversion takes place between the first electrode and the second electrode; an... Agent: Nanyang Technological University

20120219832 - High temperature metal-halogen flow battery with non-aqueous molten salt electrolyte: An apparatus including at least one electrochemical flow cell in which the electrochemical flow cell includes an anode electrode, a cathode electrode and a reaction zone between the anode and the cathode. The electrochemical flow cell also includes an electrolyte storage reservoir configured to hold a molten salt electrolyte and... Agent: Primus Power Corporation

20120219833 - Low temperature molten sodium secondary cell with sodium ion conductive electrolyte membrane: The present invention provides a molten sodium secondary cell. In some cases, the secondary cell includes a sodium metal negative electrode, a positive electrode compartment that includes a positive electrode disposed in a liquid positive electrode solution, and a sodium ion conductive electrolyte membrane that separates the negative electrode from... Agent:

20120219834 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a case having an interior cavity and an upper opening, an electrode assembly disposed in the interior cavity of the case, a cap assembly, and a vent cover disposed on an outer surface of the cap plate and at least partially covering the safety vent. The... Agent:

20120219835 - Pressure-sensitive adhesive tape for battery and battery using the pressure-sensitive adhesive tape: The present invention relates to a pressure-sensitive adhesive tape for battery containing: a substrate; and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer provided on at least one side of the substrate, in which the pressure-sensitive adhesive tape has a thickness change ratio of 20% or less after immersion in a mixed solvent of... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20120219837 - Apparatus for electrical energy storage: A device stores electric energy, in particular for the traction supply of a rail vehicle. The device has a plurality of chargeable storage cells with cell poles, a cooling body that is in thermal contact with the storage cells, and a plurality of bridge members, by way of which two... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20120219836 - Heat shrink joining of battery cell components: A cooling system for a battery cell includes at least one plate having at least one key, and a heat sink having at least one slot formed therein. The at least one key of the at least one plate is disposed in the at least one slot. The at least... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120219839 - Mechanically flexible and porous compensating element for controlling the temperature of electrochemical cells: The invention relates to a battery comprising at least two cells positioned beside one another, which form an interspace therebetween, with the aim of providing a battery, the cells of which following simple fabrication and positioning, are permanently accommodated in a material-preserving manner in the batter. Said battery is characterized... Agent: Carl Freudenberg Kg

20120219838 - Thermally conductive member and battery pack device using same: An object is to, in a battery pack device in which battery cells are lined up, provide a thermally conductive member that can reduce the risk of heat being conducted to an adjacent battery cell in order to make the cooling property of each battery cell uniform, and a battery... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20120219840 - Lithium secondary battery containing cathode materials having high energy density and organic/inorganic composite porous membrane: Disclosed is a secondary battery including a cathode, an anode, a membrane and an electrolyte, wherein the cathode contains a mixture of a first cathode material defined herein and a second cathode material selected from the group consisting of a second-(a) cathode material defined herein and a second-(b) cathode material... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120219841 - Lithium ion cell design apparatus and method: A spray module for depositing an electro-active material over a flexible conductive substrate is provided. The spray module comprises a first heated roller for heating and transferring the flexible conductive substrate, a second heated roller for heating and transferring the flexible conductive substrate, a first spray dispenser positioned adjacent to... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.

20120219842 - Protected lithium electrodes having tape cast ceramic and glass-ceramic membranes: Alkali (or other active) metal battery and other electrochemical cells incorporating active metal anodes together with aqueous cathode/electrolyte systems. The battery cells have a highly ionically conductive protective membrane adjacent to the alkali metal anode that effectively isolates (de-couples) the alkali metal electrode from solvent, electrolyte processing and/or cathode environments,... Agent: Polyplus Battery Company

20120219843 - Composition, energy storage device, and related processes: A positive electrode composition is provided. The positive electrode composition includes at least one electroactive metal selected from the group consisting of titanium, vanadium, niobium, molybdenum, nickel, cobalt, chromium, manganese, silver, antimony, cadmium, tin, lead, iron, and zinc. The composition further includes sodium iodide, present in an amount in a... Agent: General Electric Company

20120219844 - Electrical storage device including fiber electrode, and method of fabricating the same: An object of the present invention is to provide a highly efficient electrical storage device that uses a fiber positive electrode and a fiber negative electrode and in which lithium ion is used as an intercalating species, and to provide a method of fabricating the electrical storage device. The electrical... Agent: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120219845 - Secondary battery: In a battery case main body of the lithium secondary battery, many positive electrode plates and negative electrode plates are stacked. Furthermore, these many positive electrode plates and negative electrode plates are bundled for each predetermined number of plates. In each bundle, the positive electrode plates are bonded to one... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20120219846 - Battery cell support and assembly thereof: The present invention discloses a battery cell support consisted of a first supporting member and a second supporting member, which are assembled by a first fitting mechanism and a second fitting mechanism on the supporting member that can be snap-fit in each other. Battery cells are inserted in the space... Agent:

20120219847 - Pouch type battery and its manufacturing method: Provided are a lithium polymer battery and a method of manufacturing the lithium polymer battery. The lithium polymer battery comprises: an electrode assembly comprising a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a separator; a pouch enclosing the electrode assembly, the pouch comprising a first panel and a second panel generally... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120219848 - Galvanic element as a device battery: An improved housing for a galvanic element as a device battery, features an outer cup made of metal or plastic, which outer cup is coated, in particular galvanically, on the inside and outside with nickel or tin or cobalt or with an alloy containing nickel/cobalt, wherein the outer coating is... Agent: H & T Marsberg Gmbh & Co. Kg

20120219849 - Lithium secondary battery: A cylinder type lithium secondary battery may include an electrode assembly, a cylindrical can configured to retain the electrode assembly, a cap assembly coupled to a top opening of the cylindrical can, an electrolyte disposed in the cylindrical can, and a gasket between the cap assembly and the cylindrical can,... Agent:

20120219851 - Pouch-type secondary battery: A pouch-type secondary battery including: an electrode assembly having a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator disposed therebetween; and a pouch case including a first case part having a pouch to house the electrode assembly, a second case part disposed over an open end of the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120219850 - Secondary battery: A battery is provided with a battery cover having a first cover mold insert and a second cover mold insert which axe interchangeable in the cover prior to molding depending at least in part on the battery's polarity configuration. The first cover mold insert has a bushing that is relatively... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20120219853 - Lithium secondary battery of improved high-temperature cycle life characteristics: Disclosed is a lithium secondary battery comprising a cathode including a lithium-containing transition metal oxide, and a non-aqueous electrolyte with addition of a compound of formula (1). Incorporation of the compound (1) into the electrolyte significantly improves the high-temperature performance and cycle life characteristics of the battery.... Agent:

20120219852 - Negative electrode for a lithium ion battery: A negative electrode for a lithium ion battery includes an active electrode material, a conductive additive, and a binder for holding the active electrode material and the conductive additive together. The binder is chosen from polyethyleneimine, copolymers of polyethyleneimine, amine functionalized polyamides, proteins, and combinations thereof.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC.

20120219854 - Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and nonaqueous-electrolyte battery: Disclosed is a nonaqueous electrolytic solution which enables formation of a nonaqueous-electrolyte battery having high capacity and excellent storage characteristics at high temperatures, while sufficiently enhancing safety at the time of overcharge. A nonaqueous-electrolyte battery produced by using the nonaqueous electrolytic solution is also disclosed. The nonaqueous electrolytic solution comprises... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20120219857 - Battery grid: A battery grid is provided having a frame having a top element, a bottom element, a first side element, and a second side element. A current collection lug is coupled to the top element. The battery grid includes a plurality of wires provided within the frame and defining a plurality... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20120219856 - Electrode materials for magnesium batteries: A compound of formula Ab′MgaMbXy or Ab′MgaMb(XOz)y for use as electrode material in a magnesium battery is disclosed, wherein A, M, X, b′, a, b, y, and z are defined herein.... Agent: Pellion Technologies, Inc.

20120219855 - Lithium ion secondary battery: A positive electrode capable of achieving both of high volumetric energy density and high volumetric power density and a lithium ion secondary battery using the same are provided. A lithium ion secondary battery includes a positive electrode including a current collector with a positive active material mixture layer applied on... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20120219859 - Electrode materials for magnesium batteries: A compound of formula Ab′MgaMbXy or Ab′MgaMb(XOz)y for use as electrode material in a magnesium battery is disclosed, wherein A, M, X, b′, a, b, y, and z are defined herein.... Agent: Pellion Technologies, Inc.

20120219858 - Negative electrode for non-aqueous secondary battery and non-aqueous secondary battery: The object of the present invention is to inhibit occurrence of structural collapse caused by volumetric change of primary particles of negative electrode active material and to improve adhesion between negative electrode active material and electrically conductive agent and between negative electrode mix layer and collector, whereby improvement of life... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20120219860 - Hetero-nanostructure materials for use in energy-storage devices and methods of fabricating same: The embodiments disclosed herein relate to hetero-nano structure materials for use in energy-storage devices, and more particularly to the fabrication of hetero-nanostructure materials and the use of the hetero-nano structure materials as battery electrodes. In an embodiment, a Si/TiSi2 electrode 1000 of the present disclosure includes a plurality of Si/TiSi2... Agent: The Trustees Of Boston College

20120219861 - Cathode material, cathode, and lithium ion secondary battery: e

20120219862 - Positive active material for lithium secondary battery, electrode for lithium secondary battery, and lithium secondary battery: The present invention provides a Li3V2(PO4)3-based positive active material for a lithium secondary battery, which has high discharge capacity and excellent storage performance, particularly high-temperature storage performance; and a lithium secondary battery made using the positive active material. The positive active material for a lithium secondary battery has general formula... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120219863 - Carbon particles for negative electrode of lithium ion secondary battery, negative electrode for lithium ion secondary battery, and lithium ion secondary battery: Disclosed are carbon particles for a negative electrode of a lithium ion secondary battery, the carbon particles having a pore volume of pores having a size of 2×10 to 2×104 Å, of 0.1 ml/g or less with respect to the mass of the carbon particles; having an interlayer distance d(002)... Agent:

20120219864 - Porous film and electric storage device: A porous film has an absorbing height of an electrolysis solution of 10 to 60 mm in at least one direction of the film's machine direction or transverse direction, wherein the absorbing height being measured after 30 minutes from the start of the absorption of the electrolysis solution, and a... Agent: Toray Industries, Inc.

20120219865 - Nonaqueous-type electrolyte solution, and device comprising the same: There are provided a nonaqueous-type electrolyte solution having high flame retardancy and a good capacity retention rate, and a device comprising the nonaqueous-type electrolyte solution. The nonaqueous-type electrolyte solution is used in a device comprising a positive electrode, a negative electrode and the nonaqueous-type electrolyte solution, and contains a lithium... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20120219866 - Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and nonaqueous-electrolyte battery employing the same: e

20120219867 - Magnesium secondary battery, use of electrolytic solution in magnesium secondary battery and electrolytic solution for magnetic secondary battery: A magnesium secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator membrane and an electrolytic solution. The electrolytic solution includes nitrogen-containing heterocyclic magnesium halide and an organic ether solvent.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120219868 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and non-aqueous electrolyte: m

20120219869 - Silicon hydride nanocrystals as catalysts for proton production in water-organic liquid mixtures: Embodiments of the present methods may be used to produce energy in the form of an electrical current from water without the use of fossil fuel. Silicon hydride is very easy to make. This procedure in conjunction with an enzyme to produce hydrogen gas for fuel cells and other small... Agent: King Abdullah University Of Science And Technology

20120219870 - Hydrogen-purification apparatus and fuel-cell system using same: A hydrogen purifier (100) includes: a shift conversion catalyst (5a) which reduces, through a shift reaction, carbon monoxide contained in a hydrogen-containing gas; and a methanation catalyst (6a) which reduces, through a methanation reaction, carbon monoxide contained in the hydrogen-containing gas that has passed through the shift conversion catalyst (5a).... Agent:

20120219871 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system including: a fuel cell stack configured to generate electrical energy by a reaction of a fuel and an oxidant; a fuel supply configured to supply the fuel to the fuel cell stack; and an oxidant supply configured to supply the oxidant to the fuel cell stack,... Agent:

20120219872 - Fuel cell system and method of controlling fuel cell system: A fuel cell system according to the present invention includes: a hydrogen generator; a burner; an air supply device; a fuel cell; a condenser configured to condense an exhaust reducing gas to recover condensed water, the exhaust reducing gas being discharged from the fuel cell; a condensed water tank configured... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120219873 - Proton exchange membrane fuel cell: This invention relates to fuel cells, particularly proton exchange membrane fuel cells, more particularly to proton exchange membrane fuel cells employing nanocomposite sulphonated polystyrene-butadiene rubber-carbon nanoball (SPSBR-CNB) membranes as an electrolyte.... Agent:

20120219875 - Fuel cell and vehicle including the fuel cell: i

20120219874 - Method for manufacturing reinforced membrane electrode assembly and reinforced membrane electrode assembly: The manufacturing method of a membrane electrode assembly according to the present invention prepares a membrane electrode assembly which differs in size of gas diffusion layers at an anode side and cathode side, provides the outer peripheral edge of the membrane electrode assembly with a resin frame by molding, and,... Agent:

20120219878 - Copolymers comprising phosphonate and/or phosphonic acid groups, usable for forming fuel cell membranes: e

20120219876 - Naphthoxazine benzoxazine-based monomer, polymer thereof, electrode for fuel cell including the polymer, electrolyte membrane for fuel cell including the polymer, and fuel cell using the electrode: In Formula 2, * represents the bonding position of R2 and R3, R3 and R4, R5 and R6, or R6 and R7 of Formula 1. A polymer is formed by polymerizing the naphthoxazine benzoxazine-based monomer, an electrode for a fuel cell includes the polymer, an electrolyte membrane for a fuel... Agent:

20120219877 - Naphthoxazine benzoxazine-based monomer, polymer thereof, electrode for fuel cell including the polymer, electrolyte membrane for fuel cell including the polymer, and fuel cell using the electrode: In Formula 2, * represents the bonding position of R2 and R3, R3 and R4, R5 and R6, or R6 and R7 of Formula 1. A polymer is formed by polymerizing the naphthoxazine benzoxazine-based monomer, an electrode for a fuel cell includes the polymer, an electrolyte membrane for a fuel... Agent:

20120219879 - Proton exchange membrane comprising polymer blends for use in high temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cells: Use of a proton exchange membrane M in proton exchange membrane fuel cells, wherein the membrane M comprises a blend of (I) at least one polybenzimidazole polymer PBI which comprises, in polymerized form, at least 90 mol-% monomeric units U of formula (I) and/or (II), based on the total amount... Agent: Ewe-forschungszentrum F&#xdc R Energietechnologie E.v.

20120219880 - Fuel cells: A liquid electrolyte fuel cell comprises means to define an electrolyte chamber, and electrodes on opposite sides of the electrolyte chamber. The electrode comprises an electrically conductive sheet (10) through which are defined a multiplicity of through-pores or holes (14). These may be formed by laser drilling through the sheet.... Agent: Afc Energy PLC

20120219881 - Solution based nanostructured carbon materials (ncm) coatings on bipolar plates in fuel cells: A bipolar plate for fuel cells includes a flow plate having a first surface for the introduction of hydrogen fuel gas and water vapor and a second surface for the introduction of an oxygen containing gas, wherein at least a portion of the first and/or second surface comprises a nanostructured... Agent:

20120219882 - Method for preparing nanoporous pt/tio2 composite particles: The present invention provides a method for preparing nanoporous Pt/TiO2 composite particles, nanoporous Pt/TiO2 composite particles prepared by the above preparation method, and a fuel cell comprising the nanoporous Pt/TiO2 composite particles. The nanoporous Pt/TiO2 composite particles according to the present invention have a catalytic effect similar to that of... Agent: Korea Institute Of Geoscience And Mineral Resources

  
08/23/2012 > 66 patent applications in 45 patent subcategories. inventions list

20120214023 - Battery pack: Disclosed is a battery pack including guide recesses inside a case. The battery pack includes a core pack including a bare cell, and a protective circuit member electrically connected to the bare cell, a case accommodating the core pack, and an upper cover covering the core pack. The case includes... Agent:

20120214024 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes: a core pack; a protection circuit module electrically connected to the core pack and including a connector for further electrically connecting to an external electronic device; and a metallic cover for covering the core pack and the protection circuit module while exposing the connector to the... Agent:

20120214025 - Battery pack: A battery pack including: a core pack including a plurality of unit cells; a frame accommodating the core pack; and a cover covering the core pack, the cover including a bead corresponding to the unit cells, and including a metal.... Agent:

20120214026 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a core pack including a unit cell; a protection circuit module electrically connected to the core pack and including a switch contact portion; a frame accommodating the core pack and the protection circuit module; and a cover including a recessed portion covering at least a part... Agent:

20120214027 - Battery pack: A battery pack that prevents a short from being generated when an insulation film near coupling holes formed in the conforming cover is broken by the connection tab due to external impacts and penetrates into the wire while or after the connection tab is assembled with the conforming cover through... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120214028 - Fuel cell system and operation method of fuel cell system: A fuel cell system (1) comprises a fuel cell unit (10); and a control unit (20); the control unit including: an allowable operation time setting section (22) which sets an allowable operation time (T6) of the fuel cell unit for each unit period (T3); and an operation control section (21)... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120214029 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly, the electrode assembly including a positive electrode and a negative electrode; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; a cap plate coupled with the case; and a vent member welded to the cap plate, the vent member including a notch thereon, wherein a welded... Agent:

20120214030 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly; a case housing the electrode assembly; a terminal electrically coupled to the electrode assembly, wherein the terminal includes a coupling part electrically coupled to the electrode assembly; and an extension part integral as a single piece with and extending from the coupling part;... Agent:

20120214031 - Secondary battery: Provided is a secondary battery including a case having an opening and an internal cavity, an electrode assembly disposed in the internal cavity, a collector plate electrically connected to the electrode assembly and disposed in the internal cavity, an electrode terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly, a cap plate... Agent:

20120214032 - Secondary battery with improved destratification: The present disclosure relates to lead-acid batteries and the manufacture of lead-acid batteries containing acid pump devices to promote the circulation of electrolyte within the battery and/or battery cells to reduce acid stratification and improve battery performance. In various embodiments, battery cell components are assembled within an acid pump assembly... Agent: Jonson Controls Technology Company

20120214033 - Battery cell arrangement: A battery cell arrangement having a battery cell which is in the form of a film cell and includes a flat cell body with two end faces, a flexible cell rim surrounding the cell body, and two contact sections arranged on a rim side of the battery cell. The battery... Agent: Magna E-car Systems Gmbh & Co Og

20120214034 - Electricity storage module: An electricity storage module according to the present invention includes: a battery case that includes a cooling medium intake port, a cooling medium outlet port, and a cooling flow passage through which a plurality of battery cells housed therein in a parallel array pattern are cooled; and a duct detachably... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20120214035 - Portable computer battery structures: Portable computer battery structures are provided. The portable computer battery structures may include a battery with a metal enclosure and a battery cable with a floating end. The battery may have six cells. Three pairs of parallel-connected cells may be connected together in series. The six cells may be substantially... Agent:

20120214037 - Lithium secondary battery: The present invention provides a lithium secondary battery having: an electrode body (80) that is made up of a positive electrode having a positive electrode active material layer that has a positive electrode active material on the surface of a positive electrode collector, a negative electrode having a negative electrode... Agent:

20120214036 - Rechargeable battery: In one aspect, a rechargeable battery for efficiently controlling a composite thickness on both edges of a coated unit when an uncoated region on an edge of an electrode plate is used for an electrode assembly is provided. The rechargeable battery can include: an electrode assembly including electrodes with opposite... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120214039 - Battery module assembly: Disclosed herein is a battery module assembly configured to have a structure in which a plurality of rectangular battery modules, each of which has two or more battery cells or unit modules connected in series and/or in parallel to each other, are stacked by two or more in a width... Agent:

20120214040 - Fiber electrode and fiber battery, method of fabricating the same, and fiber electrode and fiber battery fabrication apparatus: A fiber electrode fabrication method according to the present invention includes: a step (2, 2a) of spreading a fiber tow; a step (3, 4, 5) of obtaining fiber positive electrodes or fiber negative electrodes by forming a positive electrode active material coating or a negative electrode active material coating on... Agent: Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

20120214038 - Secondary battery pack: A secondary battery pack includes at least two secondary batteries, each secondary battery having a first long side surface, a second opposing long side surface opposite to the first long side surface, and a peripheral wall extending between and connecting the first and second long side surfaces, a spacer interposed... Agent:

20120214041 - Electricity storage module: An electricity storage module includes: an electric storage unit block that is constituted by arraying a plurality of prismatic electric storage units through a holding member; and a cooling channel that is formed between the electric storage unit and the holding member, through which a cooling medium for cooling the... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20120214042 - Quick connect battery terminals: A vehicle battery having a square or rectangular shaped casing, a first conductor for supplying a positive potential and a second conductor for supplying a negative potential. Located within the battery casing is a first chamber which has an opening in the battery casing and has a first electrical connector... Agent:

20120214043 - Lithium sulfur battery: A lithium sulfur battery comprising an electrolyte solvent which comprises at least one fluorosubstituted compound is described. Preferred fluorosubstituted compounds which are predominantly solvents are notably selected from the group consisting of fluorosubstituted carboxylic acid esters, fluorosubstituted carboxylic acid amides, fluorosubstituted fluorinated ethers, fluorosubstituted carbamates, fluorosubstituted cyclic carbonates, fluorosubstituted acyclic... Agent: Solvay Fluor Gmbh

20120214044 - Secondary battery, battery pack and car: A secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode containing a metal compound having a lithium ion absorption potential of 0.2V (vs.Li/Li+) or more, a separator and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The separator is provided between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The separator comprises cellulose fibers and pores... Agent:

20120214045 - Battery module: A battery module including a plurality of battery cells aligned in one direction; and barriers interposed between respective battery cells, wherein the barrier has a shape that crosses at a central portion of the battery cell.... Agent:

20120214046 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells arranged in a first direction, a first end plate adjacent a first outermost battery cell of the plurality of battery cells, a second end plate adjacent a second outermost battery cell of the plurality of battery cells, the second end plate... Agent:

20120214047 - Method for high volume manufacturing of thin film batteries: Concepts and methods are provided to reduce the cost and complexity of thin film battery (TFB) high volume manufacturing by eliminating and/or minimizing the use of conventional physical (shadow) masks. Laser scribing and other alternative physical maskless patterning techniques meet certain or all of the patterning requirements. In one embodiment,... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.

20120214048 - Lithium battery and method for fabricating the same: A lithium battery and a method for fabricating the same are provided. The lithium battery includes an anode, a cathode located opposite to the anode, a separator and an electrolyte solution. The separator is located between the anode and the cathode, wherein the anode, the cathode and the separator commonly... Agent: National Taiwan University Of Science And Technology

20120214049 - Electronic component and method of manufacturing the same: An electronic component includes an electrochemical element, an electrolyte and an outer housing. The electrochemical element includes leading terminals, an anode, a cathode, a separator, and an insulating member. Respective first ends of the leading terminals are connected to the anode and the cathode. The separator is provided between the... Agent:

20120214052 - Battery device, electronic apparatus, and battery system: Disclosed is a battery device including a battery enclosure incorporating a battery cell. The battery device further includes an output terminal that outputs power of the battery cell. The battery enclosure includes a first surface, a second surface, a first step surface, a second step surface, a first engaging portion,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120214050 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly, a first current collecting plate and a second current collecting plate spaced apart from each other and electrically connected to first and second electrode uncoated regions n the electrode assembly, a case receiving the electrode assembly, a cap plate sealing the case, a... Agent:

20120214051 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery having excellent heat resistance, pressure resistance, and airtightness is provided by using a crimping technique to connect a metal exterior body and an electrode terminal. The rechargeable battery comprises an electrode group which includes a positive electrode and a negative electrode; an exterior container which includes an... Agent:

20120214053 - Rechargeable battery and method of manufacturing the same: A battery terminal of a rechargeable battery is provided, which can reduce the number of parts necessary for connecting rechargeable batteries to each other while simplifying a manufacturing process thereof, increase a coupling force between coupling terminals and a bus bar, and enhance electrical reliability between rechargeable batteries or between... Agent:

20120214055 - Galvanic cell comprising a frame, and method for the production thereof: Disclosed is a frame for a galvanic cell consisting of an electrode stack that has a foil-type package, out of which at least two current collectors are brought. Said frame is designed so as to be able to be fixedly connected to the package of the cell when the cell... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120214054 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery capable of preventing an internal electric short by allowing an upper cap plate to be deformed toward the outside of a can and having improved stability under external impacts. The secondary battery includes a can having an internal space, an electrode assembly inserted into the space of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120214056 - Battery structures and related methods: An electrochemical device includes a first electrode in electrical communication with a first current collector, a second electrode in electrical communication with a second current collector and a crosslinked solid polymer in contact with the first and second electrodes. At least one of the first and second electrodes includes a... Agent: A123 Systems, Inc.

20120214057 - Nitrogen-containing hydride anodes, and galvanic elements containing nitrogen-containing hydride anodes: The subject matter of the invention are transition-metal-free nitrogen-containing hydride anodes of the general formula LioNH3-o, where o=1, 2 or 3, and wherein said transition-metal-free nitrogen-containing hydride anodes, in the charged state, are mixed with lithium hydride, and electrochemical elements, for example lithium batteries, which contain said transition-metal-free nitrogen-containing hydride... Agent:

20120214058 - Copper collector for secondary battery comprising cu-nitrile compound complex formed on surface thereof: Disclosed are copper foil or net comprising a Cu-nitrile compound complex formed on the surface thereof, a method for preparing the same, and a lithium secondary battery that comprises an electrode using the same copper foil or net as a collector. The lithium secondary battery, which uses a copper collector... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120214062 - Battery grid: A battery grid is provided having a frame that includes a top element, a bottom element, a first side element, and a second side element. A current collection lug is coupled to the top element. The battery grid includes a plurality of wires provided within the frame defining a plurality... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20120214059 - Collection structure in batteries: An electrode in a battery, e.g., a lithium-ion battery, has an electrically conductive carrier foil including (i) a terminal region for connection to an electrical circuit and (ii) at least one electrically conductive structure element configured to reduce the electrical resistance between the terminal region and a point on the... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20120214060 - Lead member: A lead member includes a flat conductor having a top face and a bottom face, and insulation films adhered onto both faces of the conductor at a middle portion of the conductor along a length direction of the conductor. The conductor includes a base material that is copper and a... Agent:

20120214063 - Negative electrode for lithium secondary battery and method for producing same: A negative electrode for a lithium secondary battery, in which α-Fe2O3 that is low in cost, has little environmental impact and has high theoretical capacity is used as an active material, maintains high adhesiveness between a current collector and an electrode layer, and can simultaneously achieve both of an improvement... Agent: National University Corporation Gunma University

20120214065 - Positive electrode for lithium secondary battery, method for preparing the positive electrode, lithium secondary battery having the positive electrode, and vehicle having the lithium secondary battery: A positive electrode (10) for a lithium secondary battery, including a positive electrode collector (20), and a positive electrode active substance layer (30) that is supported on the positive electrode collector (20) and includes carbon nanowalls (32) which are formed on the positive electrode collector (20), and a positive electrode... Agent:

20120214064 - Solid-state electrolyte battery and cathode activating substance: The present invention provides a solid-state electrolyte battery using a cathode activating substance which functions as such in an amorphous state and has a high ionic conductivity and provides a cathode activating substance used for the same. This solid-state electrolyte battery includes a laminated body. In the laminated body, a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120214061 - Spirally wound non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A spirally-wound non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a staked electrode assembly is disclosed. The stacked electrode assembly has first and second current collectors facing region disposed at a winding start end and at a winding terminal end, respectively. A positive electrode current collector exposed portion and a negative electrode current... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120214066 - High aspect ratio patterning of silicon: A silicon nanowire array including a multiplicity of silicon nanowires extending from a silicon substrate. Cross-sectional shape of the silicon nanowires and spacing between the silicon nanowires can be selected to maximize the ratio of the surface area of the silicon nanowires to the volume of the nanowire array. Methods... Agent: Molecular Imprints, Inc.

20120214067 - Negative electrode active material for lithium ion secondary battery and method for producing the same: A negative electrode active material for a lithium ion secondary battery contains a lithium titanium complex oxide having a composition expressed as Li4Ti5-x-yFexVyO12 (where 0≦x≦0.3, 0≦y≦0.05) or Li4Ti5-x-zFexBzO12 (where 0≦x≦0.3, 0≦z≦0.3).... Agent:

20120214068 - Graphene hybrid materials, apparatuses, systems and methods: Graphene based materials are provided in connection with various devices and methods of manufacturing. As consistent with one or more embodiments, an apparatus includes a graphene sheet and a single-crystal structure grown on the graphene sheet, with the graphene sheet and single-crystalline structure functioning as an electrode terminal. In various... Agent:

20120214069 - Negative electrode active material for lithium ion secondary battery and method for producing the same: A negative electrode active substance material for a lithium ion secondary battery contains a lithium titanium complex oxide having a composition expressed as Li4Ti5-xMnxO12 (where 0<x≦0.3), Li4Ti5-x-yMnxVyO12 (where 0<x≦0.3, 0<y≦0.05), or Li4Ti5-x-zMnxBzO12 (where 0<x≦0.3, 0<z≦0.3).... Agent:

20120214070 - Electrode for a lithium battery and lithium battery: An electrode for a lithium battery, which electrode includes an electrode active material which can charge and discharge lithium ions (A), a carbonaceous conductive additive (B) and a binder (C). The carbonaceous conductive additive contains carbon fiber, the carbon fiber including a mixture of two kinds of carbon fibers having... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20120214071 - Conductive lithium storage electrode: A compound comprising a composition Ax(M′1−aM″a)y(XD4)z, Ax(M′1−aM″a)y(DXD4)z, or Ax(M′1−aM″a)y(X2D7)z, (A1−aM″a)xM′y(XD4)z, (A1−aM″a)xM′y(DXD4)z, or (A1−aM″a)xM′y(X2D7)z. In the compound, A is at least one of an alkali metal and hydrogen, M′ is a first-row transition metal, X is at least one of phosphorus, sulfur, arsenic, molybdenum, and tungsten, M″ any of a Group... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20120214072 - Electrode materials with high surface conductivity: The present invention concerns electrode materials capable of redox reactions by electron and alkali-ion exchange with an electrolyte. The applications are in the field of primary (batteries) or secondary electrochemical generators, supercapacitors and light modulating systems of the electrochromic type.... Agent: Cnrs

20120214073 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution for secondary batteries, and secondary battery: e

20120214074 - Air cell:

20120214075 - Electrochemical cell having air cathode partially infused with carbon dioxide: An electrochemical cell has a cell assembly that has an anode, an air cathode infused with a liquid electrolyte, an ionically-conductive separator medium disposed between and coupling said anode and said air cathode, a housing enclosing said anode, said cathode, and said ionically-conductive separator medium, and a mixture of oxygen... Agent: Excellatron Solid State LLC

20120214076 - Method and arrangement for controlling anode recirculation: A fuel cell system arrangement is disclosed for controlling an Oxygen-to-Carbon (O/C) relationship by providing water to an anode side fuel recirculation, pumping the provided water to facilitate a water flow, and evaporating water from the facilitated water flow for generating pressurized steam having at least the motive pressure for... Agent: Wartsila Finland Oy

20120214077 - Integrated recirculating fuel cell system: A PEM fuel system includes a fuel cell stack comprising one or more PEM fuel cells and fan configured to provide process air to supply oxidizer to and cool the fuel cell stack. The system has an air duct coupled to the fan and the fuel cell stack, and an... Agent: Altergy Systems

20120214078 - Proton exchange membrane fuel cell stack and fuel cell stack module: A proton exchange membrane fuel cell stack and novel proton exchange membrane fuel cell module are disclosed and wherein the proton exchange membrane fuel cell stack includes a plurality of repeating, serially electrically coupled fuel cell stack modules, and which are sealably mounted together by a compressive force of less... Agent: Relion, Inc.

20120214079 - Fuel cell system: This fuel cell system is for suppressing a backflow of water from an exhaust pipe outlet that discharges a reactant-off gas, without decreasing the performance and fuel consumption of a fuel cell, the exhaust pipe being configured to switch between a main discharge pipe and a sub discharge pipe by... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120214080 - Method of preserving polymer electrolyte fuel cell stack and preservation assembly of polymer electrolyte fuel cell stack: A preservation assembly of a PEFC stack which is capable of sufficiently inhibiting degradation of performance of the PEFC stack particularly during a time period that elapses from when the stack is placed in the uninstalled state until it is placed in the installation position and is practically used. The... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120214081 - Laminate for use in a fuel cell and method for making the same: Disclosed is a laminate for use in a fuel cell. The laminate includes at least two field plates and a bonding layer. Each of the flow field plates includes a plate and channels defined therein. The bonding layer is made in the form of an annular strip and sandwiched between... Agent: Atomic Energy Council-institute Of Nuclear Energy Research

20120214082 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell is disclosed comprising: a power generation layer including an electrolyte membrane, and an anode and a cathode provided on respective surfaces of the electrolyte membrane; a fuel gas flow path layer located on a side of the anode of the power generation layer to supply a fuel... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120214084 - Catalyst layer: A catalyst layer includes (i) an electrocatalyst, and (ii) a water electrolysis catalyst, iridium or iridium oxide and one or more metals M or an oxide thereof, wherein M is selected from transition metals and/or Sn, with the exception of ruthenium. Such a catalyst layer has utility in fuel cells... Agent: Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company

20120214085 - Fuel cell of solid oxide fuel cell: An SOFC unit cell 100 includes a fuel-side electrode 110, an electrolyte 120 stacked on the fuel-side electrode 110, and an oxygen-side electrode 130 stacked on the electrolyte 120. The fuel-side electrode 110 is formed of NiO and/or Ni and YSZ. The amount by volume of Ni and/or NiO is... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20120214086 - Method of fabricating a polymer electrolyte membrane (pem): A proton (H+)-conducting hydrocarbon (HC)-based polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) having first and second oppositely facing surfaces comprises a HC-based membrane with at least one perfluoropolymer incorporated on or within at least the first and second surfaces. A method for fabricating the PEM comprises surface treating a HC-based polymeric membrane sheet... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120214083 - Platinum and palladium alloys suitable as fuel cell electrodes: The present invention concerns electrode catalysts used in fuel cells, such as proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells. The invention is related to the reduction of the noble metal content and the improvement of the catalytic efficiency by low level substitution of the noble metal to provide new and innovative... Agent: Danmarks Tekniske Universitet

20120214087 - Method for taking out a sealing plate of a fuel cell and a sealing plate directly used in the method: A fuel cell sealing plate taking-out method that may include taking out a sealing plate from a stack of sealing plates one by one while an air layer exists between adjacent sealing plates of the stack of fuel cells. A protrusion may be formed beforehand at one or more surfaces... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120214088 - Hydrogen storage tank: A pressure vessel includes an inner shell formed from a moldable material, an intermediate shell formed over the inner shell, and an outer shell formed over the intermediate shell. The inner shell has an inner surface that defines a cavity, and the outer shell is formed with a high temperature... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

  
08/16/2012 > 63 patent applications in 44 patent subcategories. inventions list

20120208048 - Batteries for power tools and methods of mounting battery terminals to battery housings: A battery includes a battery housing and a plurality of battery terminals. The battery housing has a terminal mounting portion made of resin. The battery terminals are connectible with external terminals and are mounted to the terminal mounting portion so as to extend through the terminal mounting portion, so that... Agent: Makita Corporation

20120208047 - Battery assembly: A battery pack including a core pack including a unit cell; a protection circuit module electrically connected to the core pack; and a frame including a first region accommodating the core pack and a second region accommodating the protection circuit module, the frame further including a supporting portion supporting the... Agent:

20120208046 - Battery pack: A battery pack having a cover frame configured to be tightly coupled to the four side surfaces of a bare cell. The cover frame includes a rectangular cell receiving part framed by four frame parts, wherein each of the four frame parts include a support section for supporting the lower... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120208050 - Lithium-ion battery: A lithium-ion battery specially used for starting motorcycles, including a positive terminal, a negative terminal, an open-mouthed rectangular can, and a cover matching the can. The positive terminal and negative terminal are both fixed on the cover and the cover is fixed on the can. The lithium-ion battery further comprises... Agent: Hangzhou Wanma High-energy Battery Co., Ltd.

20120208049 - Protective circuit module and secondary battery having the same: A secondary battery having a bare cell and a protective circuit module disposed over the bare cell and electrically connected to the bare cell via a first lead plate, in which the first lead plate includes a first plate, a second plate connected to the first plate, and a third... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120208051 - Alkaline secondary battery: An alkaline secondary battery of the present invention includes: a cylindrical battery case 1 which has a closed end and is provided with a positive electrode terminal 8; a cylindrical positive electrode 2 accommodated in the cylindrical battery case; a negative electrode 3 arranged in a hollow portion of the... Agent:

20120208052 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes at least one secondary battery and a case that accommodates the at least one secondary battery. In the battery pack, at least one gas exhausting portion is provided at one side of the case.... Agent:

20120208053 - Electrical energy store of a motor vehicle: An electrical energy store of a motor vehicle, in particular a high voltage energy store of a hybrid vehicle or of an electric vehicle, having a housing (11) and having storage modules (12) accommodated in the housing (11). The housing (11) having a supporting element (17) connecting the electrical energy... Agent: Dr. Ing. H.c.f. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

20120208054 - Battery system and battery structure: A battery system is provided with: an assembled battery having a plurality of solid-state unit cells; an assembled battery case that houses the assembled battery; a gas that fills an interior of the assembled battery case; a pressing section that pressurizes the unit cells with hydrostatic pressure that is generated... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120208055 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery using the same: An electrode assembly includes first and second electrode plates respectively comprising first and second active material portions on which first and second active materials are coated and first and second non-coating portions on which the first and second active materials are not coated; a separator interposed between the first and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120208056 - Secondary battery: A battery including: a spirally wound electrode body in which a cathode having a cathode active material layer on a strip-shaped cathode current collector and an anode having an anode active material layer on a strip-shaped anode current collector are layered with a separator in between, and spirally wound in... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120208057 - Electric energy store of a motor vehicle: An electric energy store (10) of a motor vehicle, in particular a high voltage energy store of a hybrid vehicle or an electric vehicle, has a housing (11) and storage modules (12) accommodated in the housing. The housing (11) has a supporting element (17) with an annular supporting frame (18)... Agent: Dr. Ing. H.c.f. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

20120208060 - Battery cover mechanism: A battery cover mechanism used in a portable electronic device includes a housing, a cover, and an operating unit. The housing defines a receiving groove therein for receiving a battery. The cover is assembled on the housing to cover the receiving groove. The operating unit is mounted on the cover... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120208058 - Electric energy storage device for a motor vehicle: An electric energy storage device (10) for a motor vehicle, in particular a high-voltage energy storage device for a hybrid vehicle or an electric vehicle, having a housing (11) and having storage modules (12) accommodated in the housing. The housing (11) has a housing top part (15), a housing bottom... Agent: Dr. Ing. H.c.f. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

20120208059 - Method for producing an energy storage device for a vehicle: A method for producing an energy storage device for at least one electrochemical energy storage unit is provided. The method includes a step of providing the at least one electrochemical energy storage unit suitable for providing energy for a drive of a vehicle, and a step of at least partially... Agent:

20120208061 - Flow cell stack: A stacked cell for a flow cell battery is presented. The stacked cell is sealed by a gasket between individual components. The gasket is formed such that it seals against leakage of electrolytes and facilitates the flow of electrolytes through the stacked cell. Further, the gasket is formed to minimize... Agent: Deeya Energy, Inc.

20120208062 - Lithium secondary cell: A lithium secondary cell, having: a negative electrode, a negative electrode-electrolyte solution, a separator, a positive electrode-electrolyte solution, and a positive electrode, which are disposed in this order, in which the separator is a solid electrolyte through which only lithium ions pass.... Agent:

20120208064 - Electric storage apparatus: An electric storage apparatus has a plurality of electric storage units placed in line in a first direction, and a spacer forming space between two adjacent ones of the electric storage units, a heat exchange medium for use in temperature adjustment of the electric storage unit being moved in the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120208063 - Liquid cooled device for batteries: A battery liquid temperature regulating device includes one or more battery cells thermally coupled to one or more temperature regulating modules. A first temperature regulating module is thermally coupled to one end of each battery cell, and in some embodiments, a second temperature regulating module is thermally coupled to the... Agent: Sinoelectric Powertrain Corporation

20120208065 - Single cell for a battery: A single cell for a battery that includes a first housing part and a second housing part, which are electrically isolated from one another by an insulating housing frame. An electrochemically-active material is located in housing frame between housing parts. The first housing part and second housing part are in... Agent: Daimler Ag

20120208066 - Method for the production of an electrode stack: A method for producing an electrode stack (1) comprising three or more layers for an electrochemical energy storage device is disclosed. The electrode stack (1) has one or more separator layers (2, 2a, 2b) and two or more electrode plates (3, 3a, 4, 4a). Each of the electrode plates (3,... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120208067 - High voltage lithium ion positive electrode material with improved cycle life: A lithiated metal phosphate material substituted by divalent atoms at the M2 site and trivalent atoms, a portion of which are present at both the M2 and the M1 sites. The substituted material has the general formula of Li1-3tM2+1-t-dT3+Dd2+PO4, wherein M is selected from the group consisting of Mn2+, Co2+,... Agent: U.s. Government As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army

20120208068 - Method for producing separator, method for producing molten salt battery, separator, and molten salt battery: A separator of a molten salt battery made of a porous resin sheet. The separator is improved in wettability to a molten salt by giving hydrophilicity to the resin sheet. In the case of a fluororesin sheet, the sheet is impregnated with water, and irradiated with ultraviolet rays so that... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120208069 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells stacked together; first and second end plates located at a first end and a second end, respectively, of the stacked battery cells; and side plates and a bottom plate coupled to the first and second end plates, wherein at least one... Agent:

20120208070 - Separators for nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery, and nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery: The invention relates to a separator for use in a nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery, and a nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery employing the separator, the separator comprising a positive electrode and a negative electrode which are capable of occluding and releasing lithium, a separator, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution comprising a nonaqueous solvent... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20120208071 - Method of producing thin batteries: The invention relates to production of thin batteries. In order to achieve a fast and simple production process, the method comprises: bringing into use an anode web comprising anode half cells consisting of multiple material layers applied on top of each other, and which layers are mutually aligned and sized... Agent: Enfucell Ltd

20120208072 - Electrode structure and electrochemical cell using the same: An electrode structure and an electrochemical cell including the electrode structure are provided. The electrode structure includes a porous three-dimensional (3D) outer net including an interconnected plurality of outer metal lines that define a plurality of outer holes between adjacent ones of the outer metal lines. The outer metal lines... Agent:

20120208073 - Electrochemical storage cell: An electrochemical storage cell including a housing; a solid electrolyte tube, which defines an inner space of the housing as a first electrode chamber and a second electrode chamber; a first electrode material in the first electrode chamber; a second electrode material in the second electrode chamber; and an electron... Agent:

20120208074 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator located between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate; a first collecting plate and a second collecting plate that are electrically connected to the first electrode plate and the... Agent:

20120208076 - Electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell (1) having at least one electrode stack (4), at least one conductor (3), which is connected to at least one electrode stack (4), and a casing (2, 10), which encompasses the electrode stack (4) at least partially. Wherein, at least one conductor (3) protrudes from an opening... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120208077 - Method for producing an electrochemical cell: In a method for manufacturing an electrochemical cell (1), having an electrode stack (5) with at least two electrodes, which are separated from ech other by a separator, a cover (2), realized of at least two parts (4), which is closed liquid-tight, and at least two conductors (3), which are... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120208075 - Secondary battery: A rechargeable battery including a rupturable cap plate to prevent short-circuiting between an electrode assembly and the electrode terminal when a compressive force is applied. The rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly having first and second electrode plates with a separator interposed therebetween, a can accommodating the electrode assembly and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120208078 - Battery pack: A battery pack including an external case having improved strength to protect a bare cell is provided. The battery pack includes a bare cell, a cover plate attached to one of long side surfaces that are widest planes of the bare cell, and an external case including a resin portion... Agent:

20120208079 - Method for producing negative electrode precursor material for battery, negative electrode precursor material for battery, and battery: A negative electrode precursor material is provided for preparing a negative electrode, which has a reduced thickness, good current collecting performance, and suppresses deformation and generation of dendrites during operation. A molten salt battery comprises a positive electrode formed by providing an active material film on an Al current collector,... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120208080 - Electrolyte for rechargeable lithium battery, and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: n

20120208081 - Coating method for producing electrodes for electrical energy stores: The present invention relates to a method for coating a carrier during the production of an electrode for electrical energy stores, in particular for lithium ion cells, using a specific solvent and/or dispersant, characterized in that the solvent and/or dispersant is or comprises N-ethylpyrrolidone.... Agent: Evonik Degussa Gmbh

20120208082 - Current collector for bipolar secondary battery: A bipolar secondary battery current collector is a bipolar secondary battery current collector having electrical conductivity. The current collector has an expansion section that expands in a thickness direction of the current collector at a temperature equal to or higher than a prescribed temperature.... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20120208084 - Negative electrode for lithium ion secondary batteries, and lithium ion secondary battery: A negative electrode for lithium ion secondary batteries, including: a negative electrode current collector having a plurality of protrusions formed on a surface thereof; and a plurality of granular bodies, the granular bodies being supported on the protrusions, respectively, and including an alloy-formable active material capable of absorbing and releasing... Agent:

20120208083 - Silicon based electrode formulations for lithium-ion batteries and method for obtaining it: An electrode assembly for a rechargeable Li-ion battery, comprising a current collector provided with an electrode composition comprising carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) binder material and silicon powder provided with a layer of SiO2 or silicon suboxides SiOx, with 0<x≦2, such that the oxygen content of said silicon is between 3 and... Agent:

20120208085 - Vinylidene fluoride polymer powder and vinylidene fluoride polymer solution: Provided is a vinylidene fluoride polymer powder exhibiting excellent solubility in aprotic polar solvents, and a vinylidene fluoride polymer solution obtained from the powder and an aprotic polar solvent. The vinylidene fluoride polymer powder has an NMP penetration rate of 12 to 100% as measured by an NMP penetration test.... Agent: Kureha Corporation

20120208086 - Process for coating fine particles with conductive polymers: A process for coating fine particles, in which the feed mixture contains: a monomer and/or an oligomer of aromatic compounds or unsaturated hydrocarbon compounds suitable for forming an electroconductive oligomer, polymer, copolymer, block copolymer or graft copolymer; at least one type of anions which (1) are and/or can be incorporated... Agent:

20120208087 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery according to the present invention includes: a positive electrode having a positive-electrode active material capable of occluding and releasing lithium ions; a negative electrode having a negative-electrode active material capable of occluding and releasing lithium ions; a separator interposed between the positive electrode and the negative... Agent:

20120208089 - Carbon material for lithium ion secondary cell, negative electrode material for lithium ion secondary cell and lithium ion secondary cell: l

20120208088 - High surface area nano-structured graphene composites and capacitive devices incorporating the same: A carbon composite material, including a plurality of spaced graphene sheets, each respective sheet having opposed generally planar surfaces, and a plurality of functionalized carbonaceous particles. At least some functionalized carbonaceous particles are disposed between any two adjacent graphene sheets, and each respective at least some functionalized carbonaceous particle is... Agent:

20120208090 - Microporous membranes, methods for making such membranes, and the use of such membranes: The invention relates to microporous membranes comprising first and second components, the first component being polymer and the second component being aliphatic paraffin having a backbone and pendent groups. The invention also relates to methods for making such membranes, and the use of such membranes, e.g., as battery separator film.... Agent:

20120208091 - Polymer-based solid electrolytes and preparation methods thereof: Polymer-based solid electrolytes and preparation methods thereof are provided. The polymer-based solid electrolyte comprises a polymer, an electrolyte, and a solvent. The polymer of the solid electrolyte can be polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) or sulfonated polyetheretherketone (SPEEK). The electrolyte is a lithium salt.... Agent: Taiwan Textile Research Institute

20120208092 - Amorphous anode active material, preparation method of electrode using the same, secondary battery containing the same, and hybrid capacitor: An amorphous anode active material, a preparation method of an electrode using the same, a secondary battery containing the same, and a hybrid capacitor are provided. The amorphous anode active material includes at least one of a metal oxide or a metal phosphate, and the metal oxide or the metal... Agent: Snu R&db Foundation

20120208093 - Electrolytic solution and battery: A secondary battery capable of improving high-temperature characteristics is provided. The secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode and an electrolytic solution. A separator provided between the cathode and the anode is impregnated with the electrolytic solution. A solvent of the electrolytic solution includes a main solvent such as a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120208096 - Air battery: According to one embodiment, an air battery includes a case, a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a first nonaqueous electrolyte, a second nonaqueous electrolyte, a solid electrolyte layer and a hole. The first nonaqueous electrolyte is permeated into the positive electrode and includes an ionic liquid. The second nonaqueous electrolyte... Agent:

20120208095 - Gaseous product generator: c

20120208094 - Porous clusters of silver powder promoted by zirconium oxide for use as a catalyst in gas diffusion electrodes, and method for the production thereof: A catalyst including: a plurality of porous clusters of silver particles, each cluster of the clusters including: (a) a plurality of primary particles of silver, and (b) crystalline particles of zirconium oxide (ZrO2), wherein at least a portion of the crystalline particles of ZrO2 is located in pores formed by... Agent:

20120208098 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a source gas passage including a first desulfurizer that has a desulfurization performance relative to a source gas having a relatively higher dew point, and a second desulfurizer that has the desulfurization performance relative to a source gas having a relatively lower dew point and... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20120208097 - Fuel cell system and desulfurization unit for the same: A desulfurization unit for a fuel cell system includes a first desulfurizer arranged in a temperature environment ranging from 50° C. to 200° C. and accommodating a desulfurizing agent including a porous material serving as a base material, the desulfurizing agent exerting a desulfurization effect in a normal temperature range,... Agent: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha

20120208099 - Systems and methods for actively controlling steam-to-carbon ratio in hydrogen-producing fuel processing systems: The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods for actively controlling the steam-to-carbon ratio in hydrogen-producing fuel processing systems that include a feedstock delivery system. The feedstock delivery system supplies a combined feedstock stream including steam and carbon-containing feedstock to a hydrogen-producing region, which produces a mixed gas stream... Agent: Idatech, LLC

20120208100 - Electrical power storage system using hydrogen and method for storing electrical power using hydrogen: In one embodiment, an electrical power storage system using hydrogen includes a power generation unit generating power using hydrogen and oxidant gas and an electrolysis unit electrolyzing steam. The electrical power storage system includes a hydrogen storage unit storing hydrogen generated by the electrolysis and supplying the hydrogen to the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120208101 - High-temperature fuel cell system having a start burner: The invention relates to a high-temperature fuel cell system having a start burner. Such fuel cell systems are in particular operated at temperatures between 650° C. and 1000° C. due to the ion-conductive properties of the electrolytes used. It is necessary for this reason to carry out a heating before... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur F&#xf6 Rderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20120208102 - Fluid regulating microvalve assembly for fluid consuming cells with spring-like shape-retaining aperture cover: A fluid regulating microvalve assembly for use to control fluid flow to a fluid consuming electrode, such as an oxygen reduction electrode, in an electrochemical cell is proposed. The microvalve assembly includes a stationary valve body having an aperture and microactuators movable from a first closed aperture position to at... Agent:

20120208103 - Carbon nanosphere with at least one opening, method for preparing the same, carbon nanosphere-impregnated catalyst using the carbon nanosphere, and fuel cell using the catalyst: A carbon nanosphere has at least one opening. The carbon nanosphere is obtained by preparing a carbon nanosphere and treating it with an acid to form the opening. The carbon nanosphere with at least one opening has higher utilization of a surface area and electrical conductivity and lower mass transfer... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120208104 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell is disclosed which comprises a casing (12) and an electrode assembly in the casing. The electrode assembly comprises a porous substrate (36) and first and second electrodes (46, 48) on one side of the substrate. Third and fourth electrodes (60, 62) are provided on the other side... Agent: Mioxide Mining (pty) Ltd

20120208105 - Fuel cell electrocatalytic particle and method for producing the same: f

20120208106 - Catalyst ink preparation for fuel cell electrode fabrication: Methods of fabricating gas diffusion electrodes and gas diffusion electrodes made from such methods are disclosed herein. One method of fabricating a gas diffusion electrode for a fuel cell comprises preparing a catalyst ink of a predetermined viscosity. Preparing the catalyst ink comprises mixing a catalyst solution comprising catalyst particles,... Agent: Nissan North America, Inc.

20120208107 - Electrode for a molten carbonate fuel cell and method for the production thereof: The invention relates to an electrode for a molten carbonate fuel cell, having an electrode framework and an active layer comprising pores which is applied to the electrode framework. According to the invention, the active layer contains at least one structure stabilizer. The invention also relates to a method for... Agent: Mtu Friedrichshafen Gmbh

20120208108 - Graphite particle-supported pt-shell/ni-core nanoparticle electrocatalyst for oxygen reduction reaction: A method for forming an electrocatalyst for fuel cell applications comprises electrolessly depositing a first plurality of nickel particles onto carbon-support particles. The nickel particles are formed from a nickel ion-containing aqueous solution. At least a portion of the nickel particles are replaced with platinum via a galvanic displacement reaction... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

  
08/09/2012 > 46 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories. inventions list

20120202093 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes: a core pack including a bare cell and a protection circuit module electrically coupled to the bare cell; a lower case receiving the core pack and having a receiving groove on a top surface of a sidewall of the lower case; and a cover plate including... Agent:

20120202092 - Disabling a power pack from a host device: This document discusses, among other things, a method for disabling an internal power pack comprising receiving a command from an external source at a processor for a portable electronic device. The command can instruct the portable electronic device to disable an internal power pack for the portable electronic device. The... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120202094 - Intelligent function installing power storage and generation package system: The first aspect of his invention relates to Intelligent function installing Power generation and storage system, involving a control system of Charge-Discharge, Power storage and supplemental charge-discharge functions, packaging lithium ion rechargeable battery (LIB) (1) sole or a combination of LIB and capacitor-condenser as battery units, Charge-Discharge Control Unit (2)... Agent: Gem Corporation

20120202095 - Recombinator for flowing electrolyte battery: A recombinator for a flowing electrolyte battery comprises a housing defining a reaction chamber for receiving a halogen source and a hydrogen source. A catalyst is located within the reaction chamber to catalyse the formation of hydrogen halide from the halogen source and the hydrogen source and substantially all of... Agent: Redflow Pty Ltd

20120202096 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly including a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator between the first and second electrode plates, a case configured to accommodate the electrode assembly, and a cap assembly configured to seal the case and including a cap plate having a... Agent:

20120202097 - Lithium ion secondary cell: In a lithium ion secondary cell including a wound group 20 in which a positive electrode 24 including a positive electrode mixture layer 5 and a negative electrode 22 including a negative electrode mixture layer 6 are wound with the interposition of separators 21, 23, a winding starting edge 22S... Agent:

20120202098 - Multicell battery enclosure and method of manufacturing the same: A battery enclosure and a method of manufacturing a battery enclosure. In one embodiment, the battery enclosure includes: (1) an outer shell, (2) an inner capsule configured to contain multiple batteries, (3) a deformable structure configured to support the inner capsule within the outer shell and (4) at least one... Agent:

20120202099 - Flow battery having a low resistance membrane: A flow battery includes a membrane having a thickness of less than approximately one hundred twenty five micrometers; and a solution having a reversible redox couple reactant, wherein the solution wets the membrane.... Agent: United Technologies Corporation

20120202100 - Thin battery with improved internal resistance: A battery includes a flat positive and a flat negative electrode separated by a gap, arranged alongside one another on a flat substrate and connected to one another via an ion-conducting electrolyte, wherein a ratio of thickness of at least one of the electrodes to a minimum width of the... Agent: Varta Microbattery Gmbh

20120202101 - Thin flexible battery: Disclosed is a thin flexible battery including: an electrode group which includes a positive electrode including a sheet-like positive electrode current collector with a positive electrode active material layer adhering to one surface thereof, a negative electrode including a sheet-like negative electrode current collector with a negative electrode active material... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120202102 - Heat-resistant microporous film and battery separator: A heat-resistant microporous film and a battery separator are provided, which each include a substrate formed by using a porous film and include a heat-resistant layer formed on at least one surface of the substrate so as to contain a heat-resistant resin and heat-resistant particles, and in which a protrusion... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120202103 - Battery separator, method of manufacturing a battery separator, battery, battery pack, and electronic apparatus: A battery separator includes a porous base material and a heat-resistant layer. The porous base material includes a first surface, a second surface opposed to the first surface, and a hole. The hole is formed in the porous base material and causes the first surface and the second surface to... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120202104 - Separator for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery including the same: The present disclosure relates to a separator and a lithium secondary battery including the same. The separator comprises a polyethylene-based powder or a polypropylene-based powder provided on or in the base film, wherein the polyethylene-based powder or the polypropylene-based powder is different from the base film.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120202105 - Stack type battery and method of manufacturing the same: A stack type battery has a stacked electrode assembly (10) having a plurality of positive electrode plates having respective positive electrode current collector leads (11) protruding therefrom, a plurality of negative electrode plates (2) having respective negative electrode current collector leads protruding therefrom, and separators (3a) interposed between the positive... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120202106 - Rechargeable battery with terminal junction and prong: A rechargeable battery 100 includes a plurality of electrode assemblies 10; a case 34 housing the electrode assemblies 10; at least one electrode terminal 21, 22, electrically connected to the electrode assemblies 10 by a lead tab 40, 50, the lead tab 50 including a terminal junction part 51; and... Agent:

20120202107 - Electric storage device: An electric storage device including a case, a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a current collector, a gasket, and a conductive member. The current collector has a first end connected to the positive electrode or the negative electrode and a second end electrically connected to an inner surface of the... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120202108 - Cylindrical type secondary battery with upper and lower battery assemblies and fabrication method thereof: A secondary battery having an upper battery assembly including an upper can housing a cap unit having an electrode terminal adapted to electrically connect to an external device and a gasket inserted between the cap unit and one end portion of the upper can for sealing and insulating the cap... Agent:

20120202109 - Battery unit and battery pack having less resistance and improved contacts: A battery unit and a battery pack including the battery unit having reduced resistance along the leads. The battery unit includes a battery unit including an electrode assembly arranged within a pouch and lead tabs extending to an outside of the pouch and being electrically connected to the electrode assembly,... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120202110 - Secondary battery cell and a battery pack: According to an embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution. The nonaqueous electrolytic solution includes LiBF4 as an electrolyte and a phosphate-containing nonaqueous solvent. The negative electrode includes a lithium titanium oxide or a lithium titanium composite oxide as a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120202111 - Carbon active material for battery electrodes: There is provided a battery device having a high operating voltage and a low capacity degradation rate. The battery device comprising: a positive electrode having at least a positive electrode active material layer and a positive electrode collector; a negative electrode; a separator; and an organic electrolytic solution, wherein the... Agent: Stella Chemifa Corporation

20120202112 - Stabilization of li-ion battery anodes: Li-ion batteries are provided that include a cathode, an anode comprising active particles, an electrolyte ionically coupling the anode and the cathode, a separator electrically separating the anode and the cathode, and at least one hydrofluoric acid neutralizing agent incorporated into the anode or the separator. Li-ion batteries are also... Agent:

20120202115 - Anode active material, anode, battery, and method of manufacturing anode: A battery that has a higher capacity and superior charge and discharge efficiency is provided. The battery includes a cathode, an anode, and an electrolyte. The anode has an anode active material layer provided on an anode current collector, and the anode active material layer contains a spherocrystal graphitized substance... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120202116 - Composite current collector for aqueous electrochemical cell for aqueous electrochemical cell: Composite current collectors containing coatings of metals, alloys or compounds, selected from the group of Zn, Cd, Hg, Ga, In, Tl, Sn, Pb, As, Sb, Bi and Se on non-metallic, non-conductive or poorly-conductive substrates are disclosed. The composite current collectors can be used in electrochemical cells particularly sealed cells requiring... Agent: Rosecreek Technologies Inc.

20120202113 - Lithium ion battery: A high rate lithium battery can include a cathode composition coated on a substrate. The cathode composition can include first and second active materials and binder. The first and second active materials can have different characteristics including, for example, particle size, tap density, and amount of conductive component. The first... Agent: K2 Energy Solutions, Inc.

20120202114 - Method for preparing a positive electrode material through extrusion in presence of an aqueous solvent, positive electrode obtained through said method, and uses thereof: The present invention relates to a method for preparing a positive electrode that is made up of a composite material containing at least one active positive electrode made of iron and phosphate and at least one water-soluble polymer having ionic conduction properties in the presence of a lithium salt, said... Agent:

20120202117 - Negative electrode for non-aqueous-system secondary battery and manufacturing process for the same: the binding agent includes a polyimide-silica hybrid resin being made by subjecting a silane-modified polyamic acid to sol-gel curing and dehydration ring-closing, the silane-modified polyamic acid being expressed by the following formula (wherein: “R1” specifies an aromatic tetracarboxylic dianhydride residue including 3,3′,4,4′-biphenyltetracarboxylic dianhydride residue in an amount of 90% by... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20120202118 - Lithium primary battery: A lithium primary battery including: a positive electrode 1 using iron disulfide as a positive electrode active material, wherein the positive electrode 1 includes a positive electrode mixture containing the positive electrode active material and a conductive agent, and a positive electrode core which is made of a porous metal... Agent:

20120202119 - Active material for battery and battery: A main object of the present invention is to an active material for battery having a high thermal stability and a low electric potential. The object is attained by providing the active material for battery contains an Y element, a Ba element, a Cu element, and an O element and... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120202120 - Synthesizing method for lithium titanium oxide nanoparticle using supercritical fluids: A method for synthesizing lithium titanium oxide-based anode active material nanoparticles, and more particularly, a method for synthesizing lithium titanium oxide-based anode active material nanoparticles using a supercritical fluid condition is disclosed herein. The method may include (a) preparing a lithium precursor solution and a titanium precursor solution, (b) forming... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20120202121 - High voltage battery for a lithium battery: The present invention provides a electrolyte solution, particularly useful for lithium batteries that includes succinonitrile and a co-solvent that has improved conductivity and, in turn, better battery performance.... Agent: Toyota Motor Engin. & Manufact. N.a.(tema)

20120202122 - Rechargeable lithium battery: A rechargeable lithium battery including a negative electrode, a positive electrode, the positive electrode including a lithium manganese oxide represented by the following Chemical Formula 1a or 1b, and an electrolyte, the electrolyte including an alkylsilyl phosphate represented by the following Chemical Formula 2:... Agent:

20120202123 - Nonaqueous electrolyte lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery comprises an anode capable of intercalating or disintercalating lithium ions, a cathode configured with a lithium-containing oxide, and a nonaqueous electrolyte solution. The lithium-containing oxide comprises a lithium nickel based oxide. The nonaqueous electrolyte solution comprises vinyl ethylene carbonate (VEC) and a mono-nitrile compound. This lithium... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120202124 - Lithium secondary battery: Disclosed is a lithium secondary battery. The lithium secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, a separator and a non-aqueous electrolyte solution. Either the cathode or the anode or both include metal oxide coating layers on electrode active material particles forming the electrode or a metal oxide coating layer on... Agent:

20120202125 - Rechargeable lithium battery: The present invention discloses a rechargeable lithium battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode including lithium titanate represented by Chemical Formula 1, and an electrolyte impregnating the positive and negative electrodes and including a sultone-based compound and maleic anhydride, wherein the sultone-based compound and the maleic anhydride are respectively... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120202126 - air cathode for metal-air fuel cells: The invention disclosed is a catalyst composition for an air cathode for use in an electrochemical cell, in particular in alkaline electrolyte metal-air e.g. zinc-air, fuel cells. The catalyst composition comprises an active material CoTMMP and silver, supported on carbon wherein the ratio of silver to CoTMPP is 1:1 to... Agent:

20120202127 - Electrochemical cell system with shunt current interrupt: An electrochemical cell system is configured to utilize an ionically conductive medium flowing through a plurality of electrochemical cells. One or more disperser chambers are provided to disrupt or minimize electrical current flowing between the electrochemical cells, such as between the cathode of one cell and the anode of a... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.

20120202128 - Solid electrolyte including layered metal oxide, fuel cell including thereof, production method for solid electrolyte, and production method for electrode catalyst:

20120202129 - Crosslinked or non-crosslinked aromatic (co)polymers as proton conductors for use in high temperature pem fuel cells: A polymer electrolyte comprising at least one aromatic polyether copolymer with main chain pyridine groups and side chain carboxylic acid or carboxylic ester or toluene or methoxy phenyl or hydroxyl phenyl or propenyl or styrene groups and/or pyridine groups, which have the ability to be covalently cross-linked.... Agent: Advent Technologies

20120202130 - 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

20120202131 - Fuel cell system and control method for fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell generating electricity through reaction between fuel and oxidant gases; an air compressor supplying air, as the oxidant gas, to the fuel cell; a shut-off valve interrupting exhaust of air as fuel cell exhaust gas; an air flow meter measuring the flow rate... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120202132 - Device to minimize the buoyancy driven flows in vertically oriented headers: A device for minimizing a buoyancy driven convective flow inside a manifold of a fuel cell stack includes a plurality of spaced apart baffle walls. The spaced apart baffle walls are configured to be disposed inside the manifold of the fuel cell stack. The spaced apart baffle walls increase a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120202133 - Fuel cell separator material, and fuel cell stack using the same: A fuel cell separator material, comprising a metal base and an Au plated layer formed on the surface of the metal base, wherein the Au plated layer has a thickness of 2 to 20 nm and arithmetic mean deviation of the profile (Ra) of 0.5 to 1.5 nm measured by... Agent:

20120202134 - Reduced thermal conductivity in pem fuel cell gas diffusion layers: A fuel cell for a fuel cell power plant having gas diffusion layers which do not have microporous layers, includes a PEM (9), a cathode comprising at least a cathode catalyst (10) and a gas diffusion layer (17) on one side of the PEM, and an anode comprising at least... Agent:

20120202135 - Improved catalyst coated membranes having composite, thin membranes and thin cathodes for use in direct methanol fuel cells: The invention relates to DMFC catalyst coated membranes having improved water crossover and methanol crossover performance, excellent power output and durability, which utilize a thin composite reinforced polymer membrane layer and a thin cathode layer to achieve these performance benefits, and methods of making these catalyst coated membranes. The catalyst... Agent: E.i. Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20120202136 - Fuel cell system and method: In certain embodiments, a cartridge includes a fuel chamber configured to store a fuel. The fuel chamber has a fuel outlet port configured to interface with a fuel inlet port of a fuel cell such that the fuel may be supplied to the fuel cell. The cartridge further comprises an... Agent: Raytheon Company

20120202137 - Bipolar plate assembly with adhesive bond layer and method thereof: One embodiment includes a bipolar plate assembly with an adhesive bond layer. The bipolar plate assembly is used in a fuel cell stack and includes a first plate and a second plate. The first plate has a first border and the second plate has a second border. The adhesive bond... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

  
08/02/2012 > 51 patent applications in 44 patent subcategories. inventions list

20120196157 - Battery: A battery has a housing (4) with battery cells (5) that are temperature-controlled/cooled by a liquid temperature control/liquid cooling system (10) and a gas temperature control/gas cooling system (15). The gas temperature control/gas cooling system (15) has at least one closed circuit (16) in the housing (4).... Agent: Dr. Ing. H.c.f. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

20120196159 - Battery management system with energy balance among multiple battery cells: A battery circuit including a first battery cell with a first parameter having a first value and a second battery cell with a second parameter having a second value. The second battery cell is coupled to the first battery cell in series. The battery circuit further includes a magnetic device... Agent: O2micro Inc.

20120196158 - Electrolyte for electrochemical device and the electrochemical device thereof: b

20120196160 - Secondary battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly, a case accommodating the electrode assembly, a cap plate sealing an opening in the case, and electrode terminals extending through the cap plate at opposite ends of the cap plate. The cap plate includes a recessed portion extending in one direction between the... Agent:

20120196161 - Secondary battery including one-way exhaust member: Disclosed herein is a plate-shaped secondary battery constructed in a structure in which an electrode assembly of a cathode/separator/anode structure is mounted in a battery case, and the battery case is sealed by thermal welding, wherein the secondary battery has at least one-way exhaust member, mounted at a sealed portion,... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120196162 - Storage element: An external terminal having an exposed surface which is exposed to the outside from a package, a current collector which is disposed inside of the package and is connected to the external terminal, and an electrode assembly which is disposed inside of the package and is connected to the current... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120196163 - Hermetic battery: A hermetic battery including: a safety valve through which gas generated in the battery due to increase in pressure in the battery is discharged outside the battery, wherein the safety valve includes a first safety valve 9a, 10 which is operated at a first operating pressure, and a second safety... Agent:

20120196164 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery, which can improve safety, control operating level of a short-circuiting member, prevent external moisture from being induced to a short-circuiting member to cause a short-circuit, and can efficiently utilize an internal space. In an embodiment, the rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly, a collector plate electrically connected... Agent: Sb Limotive Co., Ltd.

20120196165 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery including electrode assembly: Provided is a secondary battery that can raise the strength of a case by including an electrode assembly that has a negative electrode plate in the outermost part. For example, illustrated is an electrode assembly including a negative electrode plate comprising a negative electrode collector, the negative electrode collector having... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120196167 - Electrode assembly for a battery and method for manufacturing same: The present invention provides an electrode assembly, which can be manufactured by alternately stacking cathode plates and anode plates while interposing a separator therebetween, and winding or folding the separator in one or both directions, and to a manufacturing method thereof. According to the invention, both sides or the lower... Agent: Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.

20120196166 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a plurality of electrode assemblies, a current collector electrically connected to each of the electrode assemblies, a case accommodating the plurality of electrode assemblies and the current collector, a cap plate sealing the case, and an electrode terminal electrically connected to the current collector and penetrating... Agent:

20120196168 - Apparatus for restraining an energy store: A device for restraining an energy store is provided that includes one or more cells disposed between a first side of the energy store and a second side of the energy store vertically opposite to the first side. The device has at least one first mounting device designed for transferring... Agent:

20120196169 - Energy storage module and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein are an energy storage module including: battery units each formed by interconnecting electrode tabs on one side of two unit batteries and a sensing line; and a stacked structure receiving the battery units, and a method for manufacturing the same. In the energy storage module, a plurality of... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20120196170 - Prismatic battery module with scalable architecture: A battery system including: a plurality of subunits each of which has a heatsink and a battery cell and two voltage terminals symmetrically positioned with respect to a centerline of that battery cell, wherein all of the battery cells are arranged so that their voltage terminals are aligned along two... Agent: A123 Systems, Inc.

20120196171 - Laminate for nonaqueous battery: Laminate for nonaqueous battery having moderate adhesion in which a nonaqueous electrolytic solution is sealed capable of improving the suitability of electrodes packed into a battery case without reduction in battery output and preventing a short circuit between the electrodes caused by the penetration of a burr or the like... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20120196172 - Stack type battery and method of manufacturing the same: A stack type battery has a positive electrode plate (1) having a positive electrode active material layer (1a) formed on at least one side of a current collector made of a metal plate and a positive electrode current collector lead (11) provided in a portion thereof, the positive electrode plate... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120196173 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery and a method of manufacturing the same in which the secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a number of electrode plates and a number of separators. Each separator is disposed between each of the electrode plates of the plurality of electrode plates. Further included is a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120196174 - Electrical energy storage cell and cell block, electrical energy storage device and the vehicle comprising the same: An electrical energy storage cell is provided with: an active part which is equipped and adapted to store electrical energy supplied from the outside and to discharge stored electrical energy to the outside; at least two current conductors which are connected to the active part and are equipped and adapted... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120196175 - Process for producing thin film lithium secondary battery: A process for producing a chargeable-and-dischargeable thin film lithium secondary battery, which includes a substrate, a positive electrode film arranged on the substrate and formed in a structure of which lithium is insertable and releasable, an electrolyte film which is arranged on the positive electrode film and being in contact... Agent: Ulvac, Inc.

20120196176 - Electrode composite material of lithium ion battery and lithium ion battery using the same: An electrode composite material includes an individual electrode active material particle and a protective film coated on a surface of the particle. A composition of the protective film is AlxMyPO4, AlxMy(PO3)3, or a combination thereof. M represents at least one of Cr, Zn, Mg, Zr, Mo, V, Nb, or Ta.... Agent: Tsinghua University

20120196177 - Electrode of lithium ion battery and lithium ion battery using the same: An electrode of a lithium ion battery includes a current collector, an electrode material layer disposed on a top surface of the current collector, and a protective film located on a top surface of the electrode material layer. A composition of the protective film is at least one of AlxMyPO4... Agent: Tsinghua University

20120196178 - Battery: A battery includes a cover for sealing an opening of a battery case which contains an electrode assembly therein and current collectors for electrically connecting external terminals whose at least parts are disposed outside of the cover to the electrode assembly, respectively. Gaskets are interposed between a lower surface of... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120196179 - Battery: A negative lower gasket has a rib disposed along the outer periphery of a flat portion having a base of a negative current collector disposed thereat. The height of the rib is set to be more than a thickness of the negative lower gasket. The rib may be disposed only... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120196180 - Electrode for electric storage device and electric storage device: An electrode is used for an electric storage device that includes plural electrodes that are stacked such that an ion-conductive layer is disposed between each pair of the electrodes. Each of the plural electrodes includes a current collector, and an electrode layer, formed on the current collector, which contains an... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120196181 - Positive electrode for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including same: Disclosed are a positive electrode for a rechargeable lithium battery and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same, and the positive electrode includes a current collector; and a positive active material layer including an additive which is LixV2O5 (1<x<4) or a composite of LixV2O5 (1<x<4) and metal oxide, and a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120196182 - Positive electrode active material for nonaqueous secondary battery: The present invention provides a positive electrode active material for nonaqueous solvent secondary batteries, comprising, as an active ingredient, a 1,4-benzoquinone compound having lower alkoxy groups as substitutes, and a nonaqueous secondary battery comprising the positive electrode active material as a constituent. According to the invention, a nonaqueous secondary battery... Agent: National Institute Of Advanced Industrial Science And Technolgoy

20120196183 - Positive electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, production method thereof and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: e

20120196184 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: Provided is a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery in which a negative-electrode active material containing a graphite material and silicon or a silicon compound is used and which has an excellent charge-discharge cycle characteristic. In the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, the negative-electrode active material used is an active material containing a... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120196185 - Positive electrode active substance for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The present invention relates to a positive electrode active substance for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary batteries which comprises particles comprising a polyanionic compound and carbon, and a lipophilic treatment agent with which the respective particles are coated, wherein the positive electrode active substance has an average particle diameter of 1 to... Agent:

20120196186 - Electrode material with core-shell structure: The present invention discloses a composite material having an ionic and electronic conductive outer shell with an active material inner core located within the outer shell. The outer shell can be impervious to a gas and a liquid, and in some instances contains a compound such as SiO2, Al2O3, P2S5,... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20120196187 - Solvent for electrolyte solution, electrolyte solution, and gel-like electrolyte: The invention provides a solvent for an electrolyte solution, an electrolyte solution, and a gel-like electrolyte superior in oxidation resistance and flame resistance. A solvent for an electrolyte solution comprising at least one boric ester represented by the following formula (I), and a boric ester represented by the following formula... Agent: National University Corporation Shizuoka University

20120196188 - Aromatic polymer ion exchange membranes, its composite membrance, and its application in acidic electrolyte flow battery: A polymer ion exchange membrane for acidic electrolyte flow battery. The membrane is nitrogen heterocycles aromatic polymer, especially polybenzimidazole type polymer. A nitrogen heterocycles in the membrane interact with acid in the electrolyte to form donor-receptor proton transport network, so as to keep the proton transport performance of the membrane.... Agent: Dalian Rongke Power Co., Ltd.

20120196189 - Amorphous ionically conductive metal oxides and sol gel method of preparation: Amorphous lithium lanthanum zirconium oxide (LLZO) is formed as an ionically-conductive electrolyte medium. The LLZO comprises by percentage of total number of atoms from about 0.1% to about 50% lithium, from about 0.1% to about 25% lanthanum, from about 0.1% to about 25% zirconium, from about 30% to about 70%... Agent: JohnsonIPHolding, LLC

20120196190 - Non-aqueous electrolyte lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery has an anode, a cathode, a separator between the anode and the cathode and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The non-aqueous electrolyte includes a lithium salt; and a non-linear carbonate-based mixed organic solvent in which (a) a cyclic carbonate compound, and (b) a propionate-based compound are mixed at... Agent:

20120196191 - Lithium secondary battery: Disclosed is a lithium secondary battery. The lithium secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, a separator and a non-aqueous electrolyte solution. The separator includes a porous substrate, and a coating layer coated on at least one surface of the porous substrate and including a mixture of inorganic particles and... Agent:

20120196192 - Electrolyte for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: In one aspect, a rechargeable lithium battery including an electrolyte for the rechargeable lithium battery is provided. The electrolyte for the rechargeable lithium battery includes: a non-aqueous organic solvent; a lithium salt; and a compound represented by Chemical Formula 1.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120196193 - Composite graphite particles and lithium secondary battery using the same: The composite graphite particles of the present invention comprises a core material consisting of graphite having a interlayer distance d(002) of 0.337 nm or less in which the intensity ratio ID/IG (R value) between the peak intensity (ID) in a range of 1300 to 1400 cm−1 and the peak intensity... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20120196194 - 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

20120196195 - 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

20120196196 - Electron-jump chemical energy converter: A method and a device for converting energy uses chemical reactions in close proximity to or on a surface to convert a substantial fraction of the available chemical energy of the shorter lived energized products, such as vibrationally excited chemicals and hot electrons, directly into a useful form, such as... Agent:

20120196197 - Fuel cell system and method for controlling the same: A method for controlling a fuel cell system includes following steps. It is determined whether an output voltage of a fuel cell stack in the fuel cell system is greater than or equal to a temporary voltage during a first predetermined period, and if yes, an output current of the... Agent: Young Green Energy Co.

20120196198 - Fuel cell system and method for controlling the same: A method for controlling a fuel cell system is provided, which includes following steps. It is determined whether a hydrogen flow in a fuel cell stack in the fuel cell system is sufficient, and when the hydrogen flow is determined to be sufficient, an output voltage of the fuel cell... Agent: Young Green Energy Co.

20120196199 - Fuel cell system and method for controlling the same: A fuel cell system and a method for controlling the same are provided. Based on the method, a control temperature of a fuel cell stack is set, and an environment temperature and an operating temperature of the fuel cell stack are detected. A thermal resistance of the fuel cell stack... Agent: Young Green Energy Co.

20120196200 - Solid oxide fuel cell device: A fuel cell device including an elongate ceramic substrate having an exterior surface defining an interior ceramic support structure having non-active end regions and an active zone therebetween that includes electrodes in opposing relation with an electrolyte therebetween for undergoing a fuel cell reaction when supplied with heat, fuel and... Agent:

20120196201 - Method for the early detection of liquid water formation in a fuel cell: f

20120196202 - Manifold assembly for controlling gas flow and flow distribution in a fuel cell stack: A manifold assembly for use with a fuel cell stack for the purpose of ensuring a desired flow distribution to fuel cells within the stack, with the most commonly desired being uniform flow distribution. Said manifold assembly comprising: an external manifold for abutting and sealingly enclosing a face of the... Agent: Fuelcell Energy, Inc.

20120196203 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack is equipped with a stacked body constituted by stacking a plurality of power generating elements, which contain an electrolytic membrane and electrocatalytic layers arranged at both surfaces of the electrolytic membrane, via a separator for providing a flow path for supplying reaction gas to the electrocatalytic... Agent:

20120196204 - Molten carbonate fuel cells including reinforced lithium aluminate matrix, method for preparing the same, and method for supplying lithium source: Disclosed is a molten carbonate fuel cell comprising a reinforced lithium aluminate matrix, a cathode, an anode, a cathode frame channel and an anode frame channel, wherein at least one of the cathode frame channel and the anode frame channel is filled with a lithium source. Disclosed also are a... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science & Technology

20120196205 - Electrode for fuel cell, membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell: An electrode for a fuel cell, a membrane electrode assembly including the electrode, and a fuel cell including the membrane electrode assembly. Due to the inclusion of a barrier layer between a diffusion layer and a catalyst layer, the electrode prevents leakage of phosphoric acid moving from the catalyst layer... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120196206 - Method for producing strongly acidic zirconium particles, proton conducting material, method for producing proton conducting membrane, proton conducting membrane, electrode for fuel cell, membrane electrode assembly, fuel cell: The disclosed methods enable zirconium sulfophenyl phosphonate, zirconium sulfate, or zirconia sulfate, which has high performance as a proton conducting material and high catalytic activity, to be produced at low temperature by reaction by adding sulfophenyl phosphonic acid or sulfuric acid to zirconium nanoparticles, the zirconium nanoparticles being a precursor... Agent: Tokyo Institute Of Technology

20120196207 - Electrode catalyst for fuel cell, method of preparing the same, membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell including the same: An electrode catalyst for a fuel cell, a method of preparing the same, and a membrane electrode assembly and a fuel cell including the same. The electrode catalyst includes a catalyst particle that incorporates a plurality of palladium atoms, a plurality of atoms of a transition metal, and a plurality... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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