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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process September class, title,number 09/12

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09/27/2012 > 69 patent applications in 43 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20120244389 - Slim line battery pack: A battery pack is configured to reduce weight, enhance battery identification, ensure proper placement of a lid retaining the battery, and facilitate battery pack removal. The battery pack has one or more cells that lack an outer coverage except for a polymer sheathing. The battery pack includes a mating notch... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20120244390 - Self healing lithium-ion battery negative electrodes, product including same, and methods of making and using same: One embodiment includes a lithium-ion battery negative electrode including one or more low-melting point alloys that react with lithium.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120244391 - Silicon-based anode and method for manufacturing the same: A silicon-based anode comprising silicon, a carbon coating that coats the surface of the silicon, a polyvinyl acid that binds to at least a portion of the silicon, and vinylene carbonate that seals the interface between the silicon and the polyvinyl acid. Because of its properties, polyvinyl acid binders offer... Agent: Georgia Tech Research Corporation

20120244392 - Battery pack support with thermal control: A battery support includes a rigid, thermally conductive upper plate having first and second opposing major surfaces. The support also includes at least one lower plate disposed on the second major surface and comprising a plurality of protrusions extending away from the second major surface and in fluid communication, the... Agent: Enerdel, Inc.

20120244394 - Energy storage unit having extended service life: b

20120244393 - Variable insulating battery pack system and method: A variable insulating battery pack system includes a battery pack enclosure sized and configured to contain the battery pack, an enclosure space in the battery pack enclosure and a fluid pump disposed in fluid communication with the enclosure space and adapted to evacuate and pressurize the enclosure space.... Agent:

20120244395 - Flow battery with interdigitated flow field: A flow battery includes a first liquid-porous electrode, a second liquid-porous electrode spaced apart from the first liquid-porous electrode, and an ion-exchange membrane arranged between the first liquid-porous electrode and the second liquid-porous electrode. First and second flow fields are adjacent to the respective first liquid-porous electrode and second liquid-porous... Agent:

20120244396 - Electrochemical energy store device comprising a container: In an electrochemical energy store device, the electrochemically active components (11, 13, 21, 23, 31, 33), or additional components (12, 22, 32), are designed and/or arranged in a hermetically sealed container such that they inhibit the process of a chemical reaction of the electrochemically active components of the energy store... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120244397 - Battery assembly: Battery assemblies for automobiles include cell trays for holding battery cells within a battery enclosure. In some embodiments, battery assemblies described may incorporate the ability to monitor the temperature of one or more battery cells in the assembly where a thermal sensing strip is positioned between battery cells. In other... Agent: Coda Automotive, Inc.

20120244398 - Plug-in bussed electrical center for an energy storage system: An energy storage system comprising at least one energy storage module adapted to supply electrical energy to a hybrid vehicle. The energy storage module comprises an enclosure, at least one battery array located within the enclosure, and an energy storage controller module located within the enclosure and electrically connected to... Agent:

20120244399 - Battery pack thermal vent protection: A battery pack includes a set of walls made of sturdy material, power interface terminals and battery cells and optionally electronics held within the walls. A spring-loaded check valve installed in a wall of the enclosure fluidly connects an area within the enclosure with an atmosphere outside of the enclosure.... Agent: Lithionics, LLC

20120244400 - Pressure relief mechanism for an energy storage system: An energy storage system comprising at least one energy storage module implemented as a sealed or submersible unit and adapted to supply electrical energy to a hybrid vehicle. The energy storage module comprises an enclosure and at least one battery array located within the enclosure. The energy storage module includes... Agent:

20120244401 - Battery module: A battery module includes: a plurality of cells 100; a current conduction member 34 electrically connecting electrode terminals of the plurality of cells; and a signal line 50 configured to measure capacitance of the plurality of cells, wherein the current conduction member includes a parallel section including two members which... Agent:

20120244402 - Secondary battery and method of manufacturing secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a power generating electrode body, which is formed by stacking power generating elements having a separator, and a frame storing the stacked power generating electrode body wherein the power generating electrode body is stored in the frame in such a state that an electrolyte penetrates the... Agent:

20120244403 - Battery array safety covers for energy storage system: An energy storage system comprising at least one energy storage module adapted to supply electrical energy to a hybrid vehicle. The energy storage module comprises an enclosure and at least one battery array located within the enclosure. The battery array also includes a voltage sense board having a plurality of... Agent:

20120244404 - Prismatic cell system with thermal management features: A battery module includes a plurality of electrochemical cells provided side-by-side one another and a thermal management feature extending substantially the length of the battery module. The thermal management feature is coupled to a first side of each of the electrochemical cells and includes a passage though which a thermal... Agent:

20120244405 - Redox flow battery: A redox flow (RF) battery performs charge and discharge by supplying a positive electrode electrolyte and a negative electrode electrolyte to a battery cell. Each of the positive electrode electrolyte and the negative electrode electrolyte contains a vanadium (V) ion as active material. At least one of the positive electrode... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd

20120244406 - Iron-sulfide redox flow batteries: Iron-sulfide redox flow battery (RFB) systems can be advantageous for energy storage, particularly when the electrolytes have pH values greater than 6. Such systems can exhibit excellent energy conversion efficiency and stability and can utilize low-cost materials that are relatively safer and more environmentally friendly. One example of an iron-sulfide... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20120244407 - Battery cooling module foot profile design for a jointless conductive fin/foot compressed interface connection: A cooling system for a battery cell includes a cooling plate and a heat sink. The heat sink has a pair of modules. An end of the cooling plate is constricted between the modules. The modules are placed under a compressive load to secure the cooling plate to the heat... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120244408 - Wearable battery set: A wearable battery set is provided. The wearable battery set comprises a buckle and a flexible battery unit. The buckle has a control circuit. The flexible battery is disposed on the side of the buckle and connects to the control circuit electrically. The flexible battery unit is adapted to be... Agent: Tex-ray Industrial Co., Ltd.

20120244409 - Battery safety systems, methods and compositions: Improved button cell safety systems, methods and composition are herein disclosed. According to one embodiment, the button cell includes a cathode shell. An insulator ring with an anode cavity is at least partially positioned within the cathode shell. An anode plate is inserted in the insulator ring to engage the... Agent: Victoria Link Limited

20120244411 - Lithium-containing metal oxide, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: p

20120244413 - Method for producing lithium composite metal oxide, lithium composite metal oxide, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The present invention provides a method of producing a lithium mixed metal oxide, a lithium mixed metal oxide and a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery. The method includes a step of calcining a mixture of one or more compounds of M wherein M is one or more elements selected from the... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20120244412 - Perforated film: The invention relates to a perforated film that has a thickness of less than 20 μm, a tensile strength of 2 N/cm to 40 N/cm, and a perforated surface area of 10% to 90%.... Agent: Evonik Degussa Gmbh

20120244410 - Secondary battery, electronic device, electric power tool, electrical vehicle, and electric power storage system: A secondary battery capable of suppressing resistance rise even after repeated charge and discharge is provided. The secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, and an electrolytic solution. The anode contains titanium-containing lithium composite as an anode active material, and the electrolytic solution contains cyclic disulfonic acid anhydride.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120244414 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack: According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery including a negative electrode and a nonaqueous electrolyte is provided. The negative electrode includes a negative electrode active material having a lithium absorption potential of 1.0 V (vs Li/Li+) or more. The nonaqueous electrolyte includes a first compound having a functional group... Agent:

20120244415 - Battery assembly and method of forming the same: A battery assembly includes a first cell and a second cell adjacent the first cell. A first insulator and a second insulator extend over and encapsulate first electrode and second electrode. A shell extends over the first and second insulators thereby encapsulating the first and second insulators. A mechanical connection... Agent: Enerdel, Inc.

20120244416 - Beam welding of a multi-sheet work stack with a single common welding interface: A method for beam welding a multi-sheet work stack includes positioning a first sheet adjacent to a second sheet, and positioning a third sheet adjacent to the second sheet such that a single common welding interface is defined. An energy beam is directed onto the interface until a fusion weld... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120244419 - Electrolyte for a lithium rechargeable battery, lithium rechargeable battery including the same, and method of manufacturing a lithium rechargeable battery: An electrolyte for a lithium rechargeable battery, a lithium rechargeable battery including the same, and a method of manufacturing lithium rechargeable battery, the electrolyte including a first additive, a second additive, a lithium salt; and a non-aqueous organic solvent.... Agent:

20120244418 - Liquid-metal negative electrode for lithium-ion batteries: One embodiment includes a liquid-metal alloy negative electrode for a lithium-ion battery.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120244417 - Lithium ion secondary battery: The present invention provides a lithium ion secondary battery in which an electrode assembly, in which a positive electrode sheet having a positive electrode mixture layer and a negative electrode sheet having a negative electrode mixture layer are overlain each other, is housed in a container together with a nonaqueous... Agent:

20120244420 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery according to the present exemplary embodiment is a secondary battery including a laminated electrode body provided with at least one pair of positive and negative electrodes and an outer enclosure that accommodates the laminated electrode body, wherein the outer enclosure includes one or more concave portions, inside... Agent: Nec Corporation

20120244422 - Battery case: The present invention provides a battery case configured by fixing a joined portion where plate sections overlap with each other using a fixation member, and two different types of sealing members are disposed at the joined portion. It is possible to ensure high sealing properties by using sealing members suitable... Agent: Gs Yuasa International, Ltd.

20120244421 - Battery case forming sheet and battery packet: A battery packet (50) comprises a battery case (51) formed by processing a battery case forming laminated sheet (10), a battery 50a contained in the battery case (51), and tabs (59, 60) extending outside from the battery case (51). The battery case forming laminated sheet (10) is formed by laminating... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

20120244423 - Laminate case secondary battery: A positive electrode current collector terminal (15) has an L-shape in side view having a first piece (15a) substantially parallel to positive electrode plates (1) and negative electrode plates (2) in a stacked electrode assembly (10), and a second piece (15b) substantially parallel to a stacking direction of the positive... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120244424 - Lithium rechargeable battery: A lithium rechargeable battery in which an anti-rotation groove is integrally formed with a lower recess of a safety vent at a lower surface of a cap plate, and an insulating plate and a terminal plate rest in the anti-rotation groove so that the terminal plate is prevented from rotating... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120244425 - Nonaqueous-electrolyte batteries and nonaqueous electrolytic solutions: The invention is to provide a nonaqueous-electrolyte battery which comprises a current collector, a positive electrode containing a lithium-containing phosphoric acid compound represented by LixMPO4 as a positive-electrode active material, a negative electrode containing a negative-electrode active material capable of occluding and releasing lithium ions, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20120244427 - Electrolyte material, and battery material and secondary battery using said electrolyte material: The present invention provides a stable electrolyte material that provides high safety, exhibits favorable ionic conductivity not only at room temperature but also in the low temperature range at or below room temperature, has excellent reduction resistance, and can be suitably used as a material of a lithium ion cell.... Agent: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.

20120244426 - Nonaqueous electrolyte solution and lithium secondary battery using same: (in the formula (Ia), R11 and R12 represent, independently of each other, an organic group that is composed of one or more carbon atoms and hydrogen atoms and may optionally contain one or more oxygen atoms but excludes unsaturated bonds, provided that at least either R11 or R12 has an... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20120244433 - Battery electrode production method: The electrode production method provided by the present invention includes a step of mixing microbubbles 52 into a binder solution 50 containing a binder, a step of forming a binder solution layer 56 by imparting the bubble-containing binder solution 50 to a current collector 10, a step of depositing the... Agent:

20120244429 - Electrical storage device and electrode thereof: The present invention generally relates to electrodes, electrical storage devices comprising the electrodes, and methods for producing the electrodes and electrical storage devices. The electrodes comprise a current collector, an electrically conductive mat, and a first and second electroactive material, the first electroactive material having a higher energy density than... Agent:

20120244431 - Electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte battery, and non-aqueous electrolyte battery using the electrode: An electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte battery has a current collector; and an electrode active material layer formed on the current collector, the electrode active material layer containing an electrode active material and carboxymethylcellulose. The weight of the electrode active material layer is at 250 g/m2 to 350 g/m2; the... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120244430 - Lithium-ion secondary battery: To provide a lithium-ion secondary battery having higher discharge capacity and higher energy density and a manufacturing method thereof. The lithium-ion secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte provided between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The positive electrode includes a positive electrode current... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20120244432 - Mixed cathode active material having improved power characteristics and lithium secondary battery including the same: Provided are a mixed cathode active material including layered structure lithium manganese oxide expressed as Chemical Formula 1 and a second cathode active material having a plateau voltage profile in a range of 2.5 V to 3.3 V, and a lithium secondary battery including the mixed cathode active material. The... Agent:

20120244435 - Negative electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery: It has a current collector 1; and an active-material layer 6 in which a conductive additive 3; and an active material 2 being surface-treated with use of a surface treatment agent that is specified by a general formula: X—Si(CH3)n—(OR)3-n wherein: “n” is 0, 1 or 2; “OR” is a methoxy... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20120244428 - Negative electrode for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing same and rechargeable lithium battery including same:

20120244434 - Positive electrode for lithium ion battery, method for producing said positive electrode, and lithium ion battery:

20120244436 - Anodes of porous silicon particles: The present invention provides anode materials, methods of producing them, electrochemical cells, and lithium-ion batteries, where the anode material comprises porous silicon and carboxymethyl cellulose. In certain embodiments, the porous silica additionally comprises other materials, such as styrene-butadiene rubber.... Agent: Leyden Energy, Inc.

20120244438 - Anodes with mesoporous silicon particles: The present invention provides anode materials, methods of producing them, electrochemical cells, and lithium-ion batteries, where the anode material comprises mesoporous silicon and carboxymethyl cellulose. In certain embodiments, the mesoporous silica additionally comprises other materials within its pores, such as lithium.... Agent: Leyden Energy, Inc.

20120244437 - Positive electrode for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery comprising the same: A positive electrode for a lithium secondary battery is described which includes a lithium transition metal complex oxide including a lithium nickel based complex oxide and/or a lithium cobalt based complex oxide, active carbon having a specific surface area of from about 900 m2/g to about 1600 m2/g, and a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120244439 - Lithium titanate, negative electrode including the lithium titanate, and secondary lithium battery containing the electrode: A negative electrode for a lithium secondary battery that includes, as a negative active material, a lithium titanate (Li4Ti5O12) compound containing 0.004 parts by weight or less of phosphorous (P) and 0.007 parts by weight or less of potassium (K) based on 100 parts by weight of lithium titanate, a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120244440 - Rechargeable lithium battery: A rechargeable lithium battery, which includes: a negative electrode including a silicon-based negative active material; a positive electrode (including a positive active material capable of intercalating and deintercalating lithium, and a conductive material including a fiber shaped material and a non-fiber shaped material), wherein a weight per unit area of... Agent:

20120244441 - Silicon film and lithium secondary battery: Provided are a silicon film which can give an electrode suitable for use in high-capacity lithium secondary batteries, and a process for easily producing the silicon film. The silicon film comprises a columnar aggregate which is an aggregate of columnar structures made of Si or a Si compound. The silicon... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20120244442 - Battery active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack: According to one embodiment, a battery active material includes a complex oxide containing Nb and Ti and an element M. In the active material, the molar ratio (M/Ti) of the element M to Ti satisfies the following formula (I): 0<M/Ti≦0.5 (I). In the complex oxide containing Nb and Ti, the... Agent:

20120244443 - Cathode active material, cathode electrode and non-aqueous secondary battery: wherein M1 is at least one kind of element selected from the group of Mn, Fe, Co and Ni; M2 is any one kind of element selected from the group of Zr, Sn, Y and Al; M3 is at least one kind of element selected from the group of Zr,... Agent:

20120244444 - Batteries and electrodes for use thereof: The present invention generally relates to batteries or other electrochemical devices, and systems and materials for use in these, including novel electrode materials and designs. In some embodiments, the present invention relates to small-scale batteries or microbatteries. For example, in one aspect of the invention, a battery may have a... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20120244445 - Electrolyte for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery comprising same: In one aspect, a rechargeable lithium battery comprising a non-aqueous electrolyte including an organic solvent; a lithium salt and a substituted 2-fluoroalkoxy-1,3,2-dioxaphospholane 2-oxide is provided. The 2-fluoroalkoxy-1,3,2-dioxaphospholane 2-oxide can be a compound represented by the following Chemical Formula 1.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120244446 - Redox shuttle for high voltage lithium battery: A redox shuttle is provided to prevent overcharge of high voltage batteries, such as high voltage lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries. An exemplary redox shuttle includes a methylated closo-monocarborate anion.... Agent: Enerdel, Inc.

20120244447 - Air battery: An air battery includes: a positive electrode for utilizing oxygen as active material; a negative electrode for adsorbing and desorbing a metal ion, which includes at least one of Li, Na, K, Ca, Mg, Zn, Fe and Al; and a non-aqueous electrolyte disposed between the positive electrode and the negative... Agent: Denso Corporation

20120244448 - Rapid thermal processing for sofc manufacturing: Methods of heat treating at least one component of a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) system. The method includes heating the at least one component with a rapid thermal process, wherein the rapid thermal process heats at least a portion of the component at a rate of approximately 50° C./sec... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20120244449 - Container arrangement for a fuel cell system, and method for introducing an ion exchange module in a coolant container: A container arrangement (1) for a fuel cell system with a coolant container (2) and a module (5) with an ion exchanger material (7) which can be incorporated via an introduction opening (4) into the coolant container (2). The module (5) has a protective shell (8), via which upon incorporation... Agent: Daimler Ag

20120244450 - System and method for reducing radiator sizes for low temperature fuel cell systems: A fuel cell cooling system includes a fuel cell having a liquid loop that produces water vapor. An antifreeze cooling loop includes an inductor that receives the water vapor and introduces the water vapor to an antifreeze. The water is separated from the antifreeze and returned to the liquid cooling... Agent:

20120244451 - Plated photopolymer based fuel cell: A fuel cell component includes a first fluid distribution layer, a second fluid distribution layer, a cap layer, a third fluid distribution layer, and a pair of fluid diffusion medium layers. The individual layers are polymeric, mechanically integrated, and formed from a radiation-sensitive material. The first fluid distribution layer, the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120244452 - Direct catalyst coating on free standing microporous layer: Methods of making reinforced membrane electrode assemblies are described. Catalyst coated free standing microporous layers and reinforced membrane electrode assemblies are also described.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120244453 - Electrolytic membrane for fuel cell, electrode for fuel cell, and fuel cell including the electrolytic membrane and/or the electrode: An electrolytic membrane for a fuel cell including a crystalline organic and inorganic porous composite, an electrode for a fuel cell including a crystalline organic and inorganic porous composite, and a fuel cell including the electrolytic membrane and/or the electrode.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120244455 - Fuel cell fuel recycle ejectors disposed in fuel manifold: Ejectors (22, 59) are configured to receive fresh fuel gas at the motive inlet (27, 60) and to receive fuel recycle gas at the suction inlet (29, 64, 65). Each ejector is disposed either a) within a fuel inlet/outlet manifold (13, 109) or adjacent to and integral with the fuel... Agent:

20120244454 - Valve, fluidic apparatus, and fluid-supplying apparatus: A valve includes a valve body, a diaphragm dividing the inside of the valve body into first and second valve chambers and being displaced under a pressure of fluid, first and second openings in communication with the first valve chamber, and a third opening in communication with the second valve... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20120244456 - Anode for a high-temperature fuel cell and production thereof: The substrate-supported anode for a high-temperature fuel cell comprises an at least three-layer anode laminate on a metallic substrate. Each of the layers of the anode laminate comprises yttria-stabilized zirconia and nickel, wherein the mean particle size of the nickel decreases from one layer to the next as the distance... Agent:

20120244457 - Fuel cell electrode: The present invention provides an electrode for a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell. In one embodiment, a planar nanoporous or microporous metal foam or metal aerogel structure is provided, from which an electrode with a catalyst layer integrally formed by fixing a catalyst in the metal foam or metal aerogel... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

  
09/20/2012 > 57 patent applications in 39 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20120237801 - Battery pack: [Solving Means] There are provided a pack main body 11 installing the battery cell 29 and a terminal portion 12 constituted of a plus terminal 12a, a minus terminal 12b, and a control terminal 12c that are provided on a front surface 11c of the pack main body 11. The... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120237799 - Energy source devices and systems having a battery and an ultracapacitor: A battery system includes an enclosure conforming to a standard form factor, such as a group specified by the Battery Council International. A battery and at least one ultracapacitor are disposed in the enclosure and interconnected to provide electrical energy at battery terminals. Control and/or regulation circuitry may also be... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20120237800 - Preventing corrosion in a fuel cell: b

20120237803 - Battery pack directed venting system: A thermal management system is provided that minimizes the effects of thermal runaway within a battery pack, the system using an integrated battery venting assembly comprised of an integrated exhaust port, a valve retention plate that covers the exhaust port and includes a plurality of retention plate ports, and a... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.

20120237802 - Secondary battery: Provided is a secondary battery including a fuse part that can continually function as a fuse. In the state where a first short circuit plate contacts a connecting plate to form a short circuit, even when heat generated from the short circuit melts the first short circuit plate, a second... Agent:

20120237804 - Battery pack: A battery pack capable of improving heat dissipation characteristics and reducing the temperature variation between cells. A battery pack includes at least one battery module including a plurality of battery cells aligned in one direction, a housing that accommodates the at least one battery module and includes a coolant flow... Agent: Sb Limotive Co., Ltd.

20120237805 - Battery cell cooler: A battery cell cooler containing a pair of complementary plates. The pair of complementary plates together forms a tubular flow passage and one or more tubular sections. The flow passage has an inlet end, an outlet end and dimples or ribs along the length of the flow passage. The one... Agent: Dana Canada Corporation

20120237806 - Middle or large-sized battery pack case providing improved distribution uniformity in coolant flux: A middle- or large-sized battery pack case is provided in which a battery module having a plurality of stacked battery cells is mounted, wherein the battery pack case is provided with a coolant inlet port and a coolant outlet port, which are disposed such that a coolant for cooling the... Agent:

20120237807 - Battery system: A battery system includes an assembled battery, a first terminal, a second terminal, and a measurement part. The first terminal includes a terminal body having at least a portion of an inner circumference contacting an electrode terminal, and two projection plates projecting from an outer circumference of the terminal body... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20120237808 - Middle or large-sized battery module of improved safety: Disclosed herein is a middle- or large-sized battery module including a plurality of battery cells or unit modules, the middle- or large-sized battery module being configured to have a connection structure in which measured voltage and/or temperature signals of the battery cells or the unit modules are transmitted and received... Agent:

20120237810 - Electric storage device: An electric storage device, includes an electrode assembly that includes a positive electrode and a negative electrode each including a current collector provided with an active material layer on a surface thereof except one end, the positive electrode and the negative electrode being wound or stacked with a separator interposed... Agent: Gs Yuasa International, Ltd.

20120237809 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery using the same: There are provided an electrode assembly and a secondary battery using the same. An electrode assembly includes a first electrode plate having a first non-coating portion formed along one end portion in a length direction thereof; a second electrode plate having a second non-coating portion formed along the other end... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120237811 - Lithium ion battery: A lithium ion battery includes an anode plate and a cathode plate spirally coiled with a separator set between the anode plate and the cathode plate. The cathode plate includes a cathode current collector and a cathode film on the cathode current collector. The cathode current collector is formed with... Agent: Dongguan Amperex Technology Limited

20120237812 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a core pack including unit cells, a frame configured to accommodate the core pack, the frame comprising first connection units, and a cover configured to cover the core pack, the cover comprising second connection units configured to be coupled to the first connection units.... Agent:

20120237813 - Battery cover assembly for electronic devices: A battery cover assembly for an electronic device includes a main body and a battery cover detachably attached to the main body. The main body includes at least one latching portion, at least one opening, and an engagement portion adjacent to the at least one opening. The battery cover includes... Agent: Shenzhen Futaihong Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20120237814 - Battery device and electronic apparatus: A battery charger includes a battery attachment section configured to have a rechargeable battery releasably attached thereto. The battery attachment section includes a flat attachment surface having a width corresponding to a width of a bottom surface of a case of the battery to be charged and a length greater... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120237815 - Battery pack: A case for a battery cell includes a heat radiation unit, a terminal unit, and an insulating frame interlocked with the heat radiation unit and the terminal unit to form the case. The heat radiation unit and the terminal unit are integrated by the insulating frame so that it is... Agent:

20120237816 - Low-cost high-power battery and enabling bipolar substrate: A bipolar battery may include a substrate having a matrix made of a thermoset polymer formed from a liquid precursor. One or more conductive pellets can be disposed in the matrix to provide electrical connection between opposite sides of the matrix. Each conductive pellet has a characteristic thickness that is... Agent: Yottaq, Inc.

20120237817 - Secondary battery and secondary battery pack: A secondary battery and a secondary battery pack, the secondary battery including a case; an electrode assembly inside the case; a cap plate coupled with the case, the cap plate having an inner side facing an inside of the case and an outer side facing an outside of the case;... Agent:

20120237818 - Rebuilt rechargeable battery and method: A rechargeable power tool battery is rebuilt by replacing its spent cells with an array of replacement cells in which connections are made by conductive connectors, ends of which are clamped by bent-over arms of star-shaped malleable metal grips, the hubs of which are spot welded to cell terminals by... Agent:

20120237819 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery using the same: An electrode assembly includes a porous polymer layer, a conductive layer on each of a first and a second surface of the porous polymer layer, and an active material layer on each of the first and second surfaces of the porous polymer layer.... Agent:

20120237820 - Electrochemical device: An electrochemical device is disclosed. The device comprises a casing having a recess with an opening on a top face of the recess, a lid configured to block the recess of the casing so that the recess is watertight and airtight, a rechargeable and dischargeable storage element and an electrolytic... Agent: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

20120237821 - Electrode and method for producing the same: The electrode of the present invention includes a current collector and an active material-containing layer formed on one side or both sides of the current collector. The active material-containing layer has a thickness of 20 to 200 μm per one side of the current collector, and diethyl carbonate permeates the... Agent:

20120237822 - Lithium ion secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: A lithium ion secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte provided between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The positive electrode includes a positive electrode current collector and a positive electrode active material layer over the positive electrode current collector. The positive electrode active... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory., Ltd.

20120237825 - Method for producing battery electrode: The present invention provides a method for producing a battery electrode having a configuration in which an active material layer containing an active material 22 and a polymer material 24 is retained on a current collector 10, the method comprising a step of applying a paste for forming an active... Agent:

20120237823 - Porous three dimensional copper, tin, copper-tin, copper-tin-cobalt, and copper-tin-cobalt-titanium electrodes for batteries and ultra capacitors: A method and apparatus for forming a reliable and cost efficient battery or electrochemical capacitor electrode structure that has an improved lifetime, lower production costs, and improved process performance are provided. In one embodiment a method for forming a three dimensional porous electrode for a battery or an electrochemical cell... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.

20120237824 - Positive electrode current collector laminate for lithium secondary battery: The present invention provides a positive electrode current collector laminate that has the ability, even in the case of high voltage operation, to protect a positive electrode current collector from corrosion without impairing the battery characteristics, and also provides a lithium secondary battery. The positive electrode current collector laminate has... Agent: Daikin Industries, Ltd.

20120237826 - Aqueous active material composition, electrode, and rechargeable lithium battery using the same: An aqueous active material composition, an electrode, and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same, the aqueous active material composition including an active material; a binder; and a water-soluble cellulose mixture, wherein the water-soluble cellulose mixture includes a first cellulose compound having a degree of substitution of about 0.5 to... Agent:

20120237827 - Porous metal body, method for producing the same, and molten-salt battery: A porous metal body includes a porous skeleton that forms a three-dimensional network structure and includes an aluminum layer having a thickness of 1 to 100 μm, and tin layers disposed on an internal surface and an external surface of the aluminum layer. Such a porous metal body can be... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120237828 - Nanoarchitectured multi-component electrode materials and methods of making the same: At least one embodiment of the present invention provides preparation methods and compositions for nanoarchitectured multi-component materials based on carbon-coated iron-molybdenum mixed oxide as the electrode material for energy storage devices. A sol-gel process containing soluble organics is a preferred method. The soluble organics could become a carbon coating for... Agent: Imra America, Inc.

20120237829 - Negative electrode plate for lead-acid battery and method for producing the same and lead-acid battery: A lead-acid battery includes a negative electrode plate containing carbon black, fibrous carbon and graphite in a negative active material thereof. The average primary particle size of the carbon black is 10 nm or more and 120 nm or less, and the content thereof is 0.05% by mass or more... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20120237830 - Non-thermofusible phenol resin powder, method for producing the same, thermosetting resin composition, sealing material for semiconductor, and adhesive for semiconductor: Disclosed is a non-thermofusible phenol resin powder having an average particle diameter of not more than 20 μm and a single particle ratio of not less than 0.7. This non-thermofusible phenol resin powder preferably has a chlorine content of not more than 500 ppm. This non-thermofusible phenol resin powder is... Agent: Air Water Inc.

20120237831 - Tin nanoparticles and methodology for making same: A method of preparing tin (Sn) nanoparticles based on a bottom-up approach is provided. The method includes combining a first solution comprising Sn ions with a second solution comprising a reducing agent. After the combination, the Sn ions and the reducing agent undergo a reaction in which at least some... Agent: Lockheed Martin Corporation

20120237832 - Separator for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the same: Disclosed is a separator for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, the separator including a biaxially-oriented polyolefin porous film including extended-chain crystals and folded-chain crystals, wherein the extended-chain crystals and the folded-chain crystals form a shish-kebab structure. The average distance between the extended-chain crystals adjacent to each other is 1.5 μm... Agent:

20120237833 - Material consisting of composite oxide particles, method for preparing same, and use thereof as electrode active material: A positive electrode material, having particles having a complex oxide OC1 core, an at least partial complex oxide OC2 coating, and an adhesive carbon surface deposit. The material is characterized in that the complex oxide OC1 is an oxide having a high energy density and in that the oxide OC2... Agent:

20120237834 - All-solid secondary battery: In the all-solid secondary battery of the present invention, a positive electrode layer and a negative electrode layer are disposed on both sides of a solid electrolyte layer, a first inorganic solid electrolyte and a second inorganic solid electrolyte are included into at least one of the positive electrode layer,... Agent: Ohara Inc.

20120237835 - Solid electrolyte material, lithium battery, and method of producing solid electrolyte material: A main object of the present invention is to provide a Li-La-Ti-O based solid electrolyte material having high Li ion conductivity in the crystal grain boundary. The present invention attains the object by providing solid electrolyte material represented by a general formula: Li3x(La(2/3−x)−aM1a) (Ti1−bM2b)O3, wherein “x” is 0<x<0.17; “a” is... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120237836 - Electrolyte for rechargeable lithium battery, and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: An electrolyte for a rechargeable lithium battery includes a first lithium salt; a second lithium salt including a compound represented by Chemical Formula 1, Chemical Formula 3-1 or 3-2, or combinations thereof; a non-aqueous organic solvent; and an additive including a compound represented by Chemical Formula 9.... Agent:

20120237837 - Additives for improving the high temperature performance in non-aqueous rechargeable lithium-ion batteries: The present invention generally relates to electrochemical batteries, and more specifically, to the combined additives in the non-aqueous electrolyte for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries containing spinel-based cathode that may enhance the performance of the batteries. The mixed additives comprising of 1,8-bis(dialkylamino)naphthalene, wherein alky group is described by CnH2n+1, n=1 to 3,... Agent: E-one Moli Energy Corporation

20120237838 - Lithium air battery: A lithium air battery capable of being used for a long time with little deterioration due to influence by moisture in the air in which oxygen supply to a porous cathode is not inhibited by an air electrode current collector is provided. The lithium air battery includes an oxygen permselective... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120237840 - Power generation system: Included are: a power generation unit configured to generate electric power by consuming a raw material gas that has passed through a gas meter, the gas meter being configured to, if a state where continuously stopping a flow of the raw material gas for a reset period or longer is... Agent:

20120237839 - Reforming apparatus for fuel cell: In a reforming apparatus, for use in a fuel cell, for reforming a raw fuel into a hydrogen-rich reformed gas, a reformer generates the reformed gas from the raw fuel. A shift reactor reduces carbon monoxide contained in the reformed gas through a shift reaction. A selective oxidation unit reduces... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120237841 - Fuel cell system and corresponding operating process: A fuel cell system (1), especially for motor vehicles, is provided with at least one fuel cell (2), which has at least two electrodes (3) for connecting at least one electric user (4). Simplified operation is achieved if a voltage-measuring device (5), for measuring an electric voltage at the electrodes... Agent:

20120237842 - Optical semiconductor and method for producing the same, optical semiconductor device, photocatalyst, hydrogen producing device, and energy system: The method for producing the optical semiconductor of the present disclosure includes a mixing step of producing a mixture containing a reduction inhibitor and a niobium compound that contains at least oxygen in its composition; a nitriding step of nitriding the mixture by the reaction between the mixture and a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120237843 - Electrochemical reactor, such as a fuel cell or an electrolyser, provided with a device for measuring a parameter of a gas specific to the operation of said reactor: An electrochemical reactor, such as a fuel cell stack or an electrolyser, comprises: a stack (22) of electrochemical cells (25), each of which comprises at least one electrode plate (108-1) having one face in electrical contact with an electrolyte; at least one manifold (24) connected to said face of each... Agent:

20120237844 - Method for operating a fuel cell system: A method serves for operating a fuel cell system with at least a fuel cell and a feed air side air conveyor and an outgoing air side turbine. The fuel cell system is flushed at least during a switching-off procedure with air from the air conveyor. During flushing a connection... Agent: Daimler Ag

20120237845 - Pressure regulating valve, fuel cell system using same, and hydrogen generating facility: A pressure regulating valve has a first pressure deformation portion which receives a pressure on a fuel demand side, a second pressure deformation portion opposed to the first pressure deformation portion and which receives a predetermined pressure, first and second flow passages, and a communication passage communicating the first and... Agent:

20120237846 - Energy conversion apparatus, in particular fuel cell stack or electrolyzer: The invention relates to an apparatus (1) for converting chemical energy into electrical energy and/or electrical energy into chemical energy with a housing (2, 3, 3a), which is open towards at least one side (6) and in which a pressure chamber (4) is formed, and with at least one electrochemically... Agent:

20120237847 - Fuel cell stack with improved corrosion resistance: The present invention provides a fuel cell stack with improved corrosion resistance, in which the outer edge of the fuel cell stack including an outer cut portion of each metallic bipolar plate can be effectively prevented from being corroded. For this purpose, the present invention provides a fuel cell stack... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120237848 - Electrochemical device comprising an electrically-conductive, selectively-permeable membrane: An electrochemical device, such as a fuel cell or an electrolyzer. In one embodiment, the electrochemical device includes a membrane electrode assembly (MEA), an anodic gas diffusion medium in contact with the anode of the MEA, a cathodic gas diffusion medium in contact with the cathode, a first bipolar plate... Agent:

20120237849 - Solid oxide fuel cell: The present invention provides a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) including a “porous fuel electrode which allows reaction of a fuel gas to proceed and which is formed of Ni and YSZ”; a “porous air electrode which allows reaction of an oxygen-containing gas to proceed”; and a “dense solid electrolyte... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20120237850 - Electrolyte membrane for fuel cell including blend of polymers with different degrees of sulfonation, and membrane-electrode assembly and fuel cell including the same: Disclosed herein is an electrolyte membrane for a fuel cell. The electrolyte membrane includes a blend of polymers with different degrees of sulfonation. The electrolyte membrane can exhibit excellent effects such as improved long-term cell performance and good long-term dimensional stability while at the same time solving the problems of... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20120237851 - Perfluorinated ion exchange resin, preparation method and use thereof: The present invention provides a perfluorinated ion exchange resin, whose structural formula is shown in formula M. The present invention also provides preparation method of the perfluorinated ion exchange resin, comprising subjecting tetrafluoroethylene monomers and two kinds of sulfonyl fluoride-containing vinyl ether monomers in the presence of initiator to ternary... Agent:

20120237852 - Solid oxide fuel cell: A solid oxide fuel cell includes: a first electrode having a first side and a second side substantially parallel to the first side; a plurality of walls partitioning an interior of the first electrode into a plurality of flow channels extending through the first electrode, wherein a first wall of... Agent:

20120237853 - Nanodevices for generating power from molecules and batteryless sensing: A nanoconverter or nanosensor is disclosed capable of directly generating electricity through physisorption interactions with molecules that are dipole containing organic species in a molecule interaction zone. High surface-to-volume ratio semiconductor nanowires or nanotubes (such as ZnO, silicon, carbon, etc.) are grown either aligned or randomly-aligned on a substrate. Epoxy... Agent: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC

20120237854 - Method to enhance the durability of conductive carbon coating of pem fuel cell bipolar plates: A fuel cell component includes an electrode support material made with nanofiber materials of Titania and ionomer. A bipolar plate stainless steel substrate and a carbon-containing layer doped with a metal selected from the group consisting of platinum, iridium, ruthenium, gold, palladium, and combinations thereof.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120237855 - Fuel cells with improved durability: A modified carbon-supported metal catalyst is disclosed which has durability and activity wherein the surface of the carbon support has been modified by the addition of silicon carbides or boron carbides made by calcination. This catalyst is used as a catalyzed electrode in fuel cells.... Agent: Michigan Molecular Institute

  
09/13/2012 > 77 patent applications in 51 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20120231300 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a core pack including a plurality of unit cells, the plurality of unit cells including a first unit cell including a first electrode tab extending in a first direction, and a second unit cell including a second electrode tab coupled to the first electrode tab at... Agent:

20120231303 - Battery pack: A battery pack configured to prevent excess solder material from flowing down onto a protective circuit module (PCM) is disclosed. According to some aspects, the battery pack includes at least one battery cell, a protective circuit module (PCM) electrically connected to the battery cell, and a conductive tab configured to... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120231302 - Case for battery pack and battery pack having the same: A case for a battery pack includes a first case member including a first sidewall, a first rib extending from the first sidewall, and a coupling hook disposed on the first rib and a second case member including a second sidewall, a second rib spaced from and parallel to the... Agent:

20120231299 - Molded rigid casings for non-active components of lithium-polymer batteries: The disclosed embodiments provide a power source for use with a portable electronic device. The power source includes a battery cell sealed in a pouch along a terrace seal to form a sealed battery cell. The battery cell includes a cathode with an active coating, a separator, and an anode... Agent: Apple Inc.

20120231301 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery having a compact design by using planar lead plates. In the secondary battery, a third lead plate is arranged on a top side of a protective circuit module, while the first and second lead plates are planar and are arranged on a bottom side of the protective... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120231304 - Method and device for cooling an electrochemical energy store: A device for cooling an electrochemical energy store, particularly a galvanic cell containing lithium, is provided with a cooling agent (209) which has an extinguishing effect in the event of a fire and which flows through or around the energy store, the housing thereof (201), or parts of the energy... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120231306 - Battery pack venting system: A thermal management system is provided that minimizes the effects of thermal runaway within a battery pack. The system is comprised of a sealed battery pack enclosure configured to hold a plurality of batteries, where the battery pack enclosure is divided into a plurality of sealed battery pack compartments. The... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.

20120231305 - Secondary battery and battery pack having the same: A secondary battery including a case having an opening; an electrode assembly housed in the case; at least one current collector coupled to an uncoated portion of the electrode assembly and forming an electrode terminal, wherein the case has a coupling groove recessed toward the at least one current collector;... Agent:

20120231307 - Secondary battery: Provided is a secondary battery, which can prevent explosion and fire of the battery by melting a safety film formed on an electrode tab to quickly clear a sealed state of a case when the internal temperature or pressure of the battery rises. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd

20120231308 - Multifunctional mixed metal olivines for lithium ion batteries: Electroactive compositions are disclosed for use in lithium ion battery electrodes. The compositions, such as multifunctional mixed metal olivines, provide an electrochemical cell having a plurality of open circuit voltages at different states of charge. The compositions afford improved state-of-charge monitoring, overcharge protection and/or overdischarge protection for lithium ion batteries.... Agent:

20120231309 - Battery block and battery module: A battery block includes a metal case including a side surface and a bottom surface, and a plurality of cells accommodated in the metal case, wherein each cell includes a first electrode and a second electrode which is electrically insulated from the first electrode, and also serves as a cell... Agent:

20120231310 - Profile strip for an electrochemical energy storage device: A profile strip to border an electrochemical energy storage device having at least one, essentially, longitudinally extending first recess, which is bordered by a first arm and a second arm. The first and the second arm are made such that they are attachable to opposite sides of an boundary area... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20120231312 - Method, apparatus, and system for mounting an electronic device: A battery cover for an electronic device including a battery receptacle. The battery cover generally comprises a base and a cover mating element. The base is operable to couple with a portion of the electronic device and at least partially cover the battery receptacle. The cover mating element is operable... Agent: Garmin Switzerland Gmbh

20120231311 - Point contact thermal isolation: In one aspect of the present invention, a battery assembly is configured that comprises a battery housing. The battery housing encases a battery cell. At least one insulator is disposed between the housing and the battery cell. A thermal pathway is formed through a point contact in the at least... Agent:

20120231316 - Battery pack: A battery pack having improved heat dissipation characteristics. A battery pack includes a plurality of battery modules, each including a plurality of battery cells aligned in a direction, and a plurality of barriers, each being between a respective pair of adjacent battery cells of the plurality of battery cells and... Agent:

20120231315 - Battery module: A battery module capable of improving low-temperature performance and heat dissipation characteristics. The battery module includes a plurality of battery cells and a heat conducting member. The plurality of battery cells are aligned in one direction. The heat conducting member is interposed between the neighboring battery cells, and has at... Agent: Sb Limotive Co., Ltd..

20120231317 - Battery module: A battery module 100 includes a plurality of cells 10, wherein a cooling unit 20 in which a coolant is sealed is disposed in the vicinity of the cells 10, the coolant is liquid adjusted to have a viscosity within the range of 2 Pa·s to 350 Pa·s, and the... Agent:

20120231314 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes at least one battery module having a plurality of battery cells that are aligned in the same direction, a heat dissipation member disposed in alignment with the battery module, and a heat conducting member connected to the heat dissipation member. The heat dissipation member has a... Agent:

20120231313 - Prismatic cell with integrated cooling plate: A battery cell assembly includes a battery cell including active material configured to generate power from an electrochemical reaction. A pouch formed from insulating material envelopes the battery cell. The battery cell assembly further includes a cooling element having an internal portion and an external portion. The internal portion is... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120231318 - Scalable battery module: A scalable battery module (10, 210) includes a plurality of similarly configured cell groupings (1251, 1851), a plurality of framed heatsinlc assemblies (50, 250), and a plurality of jumper tabs (32, 232). Each cell grouping (1251, 1751) includes a plurality of cell packs (52, 1752) electrically coupled in parallel including... Agent: Enerdel, Inc.

20120231319 - Structural and thermal management component: Structural and thermal management component. In at least one exemplary embodiment of a structural and thermal management component of the present disclosure, the component comprises a base portion defining an upper surface and a lower surface. An exemplary component further comprises a plurality of fins extending from the upper surface... Agent: Enerdel, Inc.

20120231320 - Device for electrically interconnecting cells in a battery pack by means of cell connectors and battery pack with such cell connectors: A device for electrical interconnection of cells (12) of a battery pack (11) by means of cell connectors (15) and a battery pack (11) having such cell connectors (15) are distinguished as being convenient for assembly and functionally reliable in that at least one mounting plate (16), which can be... Agent: Diehl Stiftung & Co. Kg

20120231321 - Integral bi-layer separator-electrode construction for lithium-ion batteries: A porous bi-layer separator composed of a first layer with a contacting array of non-conducting particles overlaid with a second layer of a microporous polymer layer, may be fabricated on the electrode surface of the anode of a lithium-ion battery to form an integral electrode-separator construction. The bi-layer separator may... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120231323 - Laminated porous film, separator for battery, and battery: Disclosed is a laminated porous film which has both gas permeability and heat resistance and can exhibit excellent smoothness and excellent pin extraction properties when used as a separator for a battery. The laminated porous film is characterized by having a heat-resistant layer laminated on at least one surface of... Agent: Mitsubhishi Plastics, Inc.

20120231322 - Positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method of manufacturing the same and rechargeable lithium battery using the same: A positive active material for a rechargeable lithium battery, a method of manufacturing the same, and a rechargeable lithium battery using the same, the positive active material including a secondary particle formed of a plurality of primary particles, the primary particles being made of a metal compound capable of intercalating/deintercalating... Agent:

20120231324 - Battery cover for a high voltage automotive battery: A cover for a battery module having a plurality of battery cells arranged in a stacked configuration includes a non-conductive main body having a plurality of spaced apart recessed regions formed therein and a plurality of electrically conductive connectors, each of the connectors disposed in one of the recessed regions... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120231325 - Electrolyte for a lithium rechargeable battery, lithium rechargeable battery including the same, and method of manufacturing a lithium rechargeable battery: A lithium rechargeable battery, an electrolyte for a lithium rechargeable battery, and a method of manufacturing a lithium rechargeable battery, the battery including an electrode assembly; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; and an electrolyte in the case, wherein the electrolyte includes a lithium salt; a non-aqueous organic solvent, the... Agent:

20120231327 - Positive electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, process for production of same, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery produced using same: At the time of synthesis of lithium nickelate, by adding a firing aid to material to be fired, crystal growth is promoted at a temperature that is lower than a firing temperature necessary for obtaining desired crystal growth of lithium nickelate, and substitution of elements that contribute to structural stability... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120231326 - Structured silicon battery anodes: Methods of fabricating porous silicon by electrochemical etching and subsequent coating with a passivating agent process are provided. The coated porous silicon can be used to make anodes and batteries. It is capable of alloying with large amounts of lithium ions, has a capacity of at least 1000 mAh/g and... Agent: William Marsh Rice University

20120231328 - Cylindrical battery and gasket for use in same: A cylindrical battery gasket that will not functionally deteriorate in absorbing stress caused by the gasket extending radially upon the battery being sealed is provided with a boss part (32) with a central hole 31 through which a negative electrode collector 22 is inserted, a canister contact part 33 that... Agent: Fdk Energy Co., Ltd.

20120231329 - Surface treated steel sheet for battery case, battery case and battery using the case: A surface treated steel sheet for a battery case, which has a diffusion layer of a nickel-phosphorus alloy or a nickel-cobalt-phosphorus alloy formed on the outermost layer of the inside surface of a plated steel sheet for a battery case; a battery case which is produced through forming the surface-treated... Agent: Toyo Kohan Co., Ltd.

20120231330 - Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: s

20120231332 - Binder composition for secondary battery, electrode mixture for secondary battery employing it, and secondary battery: A binder composition of the present invention is for a non-aqueous secondary battery with excellent adhesion between an electrode active material and a current collector. A degree of electrode swelling with an electrolytic solution at a high temperature is small. This binder composition can be used in production of an... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited

20120231331 - Electrode including current collector with nano-scale coating and method of making the same: Current collectors and methods are provided that relate to electrodes that are useful in lithium polymer electrochemical cells. The provided current collectors include a metallic substrate, a substantially uniform nano-scale carbon coating, and an active electrode material. The coating has a maximum thickness of less than about 200 nanometers.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20120231333 - Lithium secondary battery and method of manufacturing same: A lithium secondary battery 100 provided by this invention has electrodes 30 and 40 configured in a structure in which active material layers 34 and 44, including active materials and binders, are held by collectors 32 and 42. The active material of at least one of the positive electrode 30... Agent:

20120231334 - Positive electrode active material particles for lithium ion secondary batteries, positive electrode using the same, and lithium ion secondary battery: Positive electrode active material particles for lithium ion secondary batteries include: a core particle including a first olivine-structured, lithium-containing phosphate compound which includes Fe and/or Mn and Li; and a shell layer attached to the surface of the core particle. The shell layer includes a second olivine-structured, lithium-containing phosphate compound... Agent:

20120231335 - Cathode active material, cathode therewith and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: (R1 represents a (a1+b1+c1) valent group and M1 represents a metallic element. a1, d1, e1 and n each represent an integer of 1 or more and b1 and c1 each represent an integer of 0 or more. However, b1 and c1 satisfy (b1+c1)≧1.), a cathode therewith and a non-aqueous electrolyte... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120231337 - Aqueous paste for electrochemical cell, electrode plate for electrochemical cell obtained by applying the aqueous paste, and battery comprising the electrode plate: The aqueous paste for an electrochemical cell of the present invention comprises an aqueous dispersion for an electrochemical cell that comprises an olefin copolymer (a); an active material; and a conductive assistant, wherein the olefin copolymer (a) has a weight average molecular weight of not less than 50,000 and is... Agent:

20120231336 - Electrode for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: e

20120231338 - Support for catalyst supporting, carrier with supported catalyst, electrode, and battery: A support for carrying a catalyst is obtained by carbonizing raw materials containing a nitrogen-containing organic substance and a metal. The support for carrying a catalyst may have a peak at a diffraction angle of around 26° in an X-ray diffraction pattern, the peak including 20 to 45% of a... Agent: Nisshinbo Holdings Inc.

20120231339 - Negative active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing same, and rechargeable lithium battery including same: Disclosed are a negative active material for a rechargeable lithium battery including lithium silicide having a I41-a crystalline phase structure, a method of manufacturing the same, and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120231340 - Transition-metal-containing hydroxide and lithium-containing metal oxide: The present invention provides a transition metal mixed hydroxide and a lithium mixed metal oxide. The transition metal mixed hydroxide consists of primary particles and approximately spherical secondary particles formed by aggregation of primary particles, and has an average particle diameter of from 1 μm to 20 μm and contains... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20120231341 - Positive active material, and electrode and lithium battery containing the positive active material: Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a positive active material, an electrode including the positive active material, and a lithium battery including the electrode. Due to the inclusion of a phosphate compound having an olivine structure and a lithium nickel composite oxide in the positive active material, the... Agent:

20120231342 - Positive electrode active material for lithium-ion battery, positive electrode for lithium-ion battery, and lithium-ion battery: M is Mn and Co, x is 0.9 to 1.2, y is 0.6 to 0.9, z is 1.8 to 2.4. D2/D1 is 1.065 or less, D1 being defined as the density of the positive electrode active material when powder of the positive electrode active material is pressed under the pressure... Agent: Jx Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation

20120231343 - Positive electrode active material for a lithium-ion battery, positive electrode for a lithium-ion battery, lithium-ion battery using same, and precursor to a positive electrode active material for a lithium-ion battery: The present invention provides a positive electrode active material for lithium ion batteries, which realizes a lithium ion battery that is, while satisfying fundamental characteristics of a battery (capacity, efficiency, load characteristics), low in the resistance and excellent in the lifetime characteristics. In the positive electrode active material for lithium... Agent: Jx Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation

20120231344 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery 10 includes a positive electrode sheet 11, a negative electrode sheet 12, a nonaqueous electrolyte, and a separator 13, and the positive electrode active material has a potential of 4.35 to 4.60 V based on lithium. The positive electrode sheet 11 has a surface provided... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20120231345 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery and solid electrolyte for nonaqueous electrolyte battery: Provided are a nonaqueous electrolyte battery that can suppress internal short circuits due to growth of dendrites from a negative electrode and has high charge-discharge cycle capability; and a solid electrolyte with which the charge-discharge cycle capability of a nonaqueous electrolyte battery can be improved by using the solid electrolyte... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20120231346 - Electrochemical device using solid polymer electrolyte using fine polymer composite particles: The invention provides n electrochemical device containing a negative electrode having a negative electrode material layer at least on a surface; a positive electrode having a positive electrode material layer at least on a surface; and a solid polymer electrolyte of fine composite particles disposed between the negative electrode and... Agent: Kyoto University

20120231347 - Battery: A battery capable of improving the energy density and improving the cycle characteristics is provided. The battery includes a cathode, an anode arranged opposite of the cathode and an electrolyte in between the cathode and the anode. The amount of cathode active material and the amount of anode active material... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120231348 - Lithium ion conducting material and lithium battery: A lithium ion conducting material includes a sulfide-based solid electrolyte material that contains Li, an element that belongs to group 13 to group 15 and S, and that contains an MSx unit, wherein M is an element that belongs to group 13 to group 15, S is a sulfur element,... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120231349 - Solid electrolyte for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including same: A solid electrolyte for a rechargeable lithium battery includes a compound represented by Li1+xTi2−xAlxMy(PO4)3-y, and a glass-based oxide selected from LiPO3, Li2O—B2O3, and combinations thereof. A rechargeable lithium battery includes the solid electrolyte.... Agent:

20120231350 - Solid battery: A solid battery that includes a positive electrode layer, a negative electrode layer, and a solid electrolyte layer. The positive electrode layer and the negative electrode layer include an electrode active material. The solid electrolyte layer includes a solid electrolyte. A LiZr2(PO4)3-containing layer is provided between the solid electrolyte layer... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20120231352 - Autogenic pressure reactions for battery materials manufacture: A lithium- or lithium-ion electrochemical cell of the present invention comprises a lithium-containing cathode, an anode, and a non-aqueous lithium-containing electrolyte therebetween; wherein one or more of the anode and/or the cathode comprises at least one particulate carbon material comprising nanoparticles of the surface of individual carbon particles, wherein the... Agent: Uchicago Argonne, LLC

20120231351 - Positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery and recharge lithium battery including the same: A positive active material for a rechargeable lithium battery including a lithium-nickel cobalt manganese composite metal oxide; and 0.18 to 0.25 wt % of sulfur is provided.... Agent:

20120231353 - Process for producing oxygen-consuming electrodes: The present invention relates to a process for producing an oxygen-consuming electrode that includes the steps of (a) producing a powder mixture consisting of at least one polymer as binder and a catalytically active component, (b) applying the powder mixture to an electrically conductive sheet-like support element, and (c) compacting... Agent: Bayer Materialscience Ag

20120231354 - Electrolyte membrane, fuel cell, and electrolyte membrane manufacturing method: A composite membrane that can be used as an electrolyte membrane of a fuel cell is produced from a resin material that contains at least polybenzimidazole and from a composite material that is produced from of hydrogen sulfate and heteropoly acid. The composite membrane has a basic structure of an... Agent: National University Corporation Toyohashi University Of Technology

20120231355 - Polymer electrolyte membrane for a fuel cell, and method for preparing same: The present disclosure relates to a polymer electrolyte membrane having a construction wherein an ionomer is charged in pores of a nanoweb having a high melting point, being insoluble in an organic solvent and having excellent pore characteristics, under optimum conditions. Therefore, an overall thickness of the electrolyte membrane may... Agent: Kolon Industries, Inc.

20120231356 - Fuel cell system controller: A fuel cell system that includes a control system for regulating the power produced by the fuel cell system. The fuel cell system includes a fuel cell stack adapted to produce electrical power from a feed. In some embodiments, the fuel cell system includes a fuel processing assembly adapted to... Agent: Idatech, LLC

20120231358 - Direct oxidation fuel cell system: A direct oxidation fuel cell system includes a fuel cell and a cooling device. An anode-side separator of the fuel cell has a fuel flow channel in the face in contact with the anode. The direction of a flow of air supplied by the cooling device is set so that... Agent:

20120231357 - Membrane humidifier for fuel cell: A membrane humidifier is provided for a fuel cell. The membrane humidifier of the present invention includes a hollow housing, a joint member, a plurality of internal partition modules, and a plurality of hollow fiber membrane bundles. The hollow housing has a humid air inlet formed at one end thereof... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120231359 - Fuel cell system: This fuel cell system [[1]] provides a fuel cell system that can be reduced in cost. This fuel cell system [[1]] includes a reformer [[11]] for reforming raw fuel using a burner [[15]] to generate reformed gas, and a CO shift converter [[12]] shaped like a tube provided integrally with... Agent: Eneos Celltech Co., Ltd.

20120231360 - Thermally integrated fuel cell system: A thermally integrated fuel cell system includes a stack zone, a burner zone and a low temperature zone. The fuel is combined with steam and passed sequentially through a primary reformer and a secondary reformer or a radiative fuel heat exchanger. Air may be passed sequentially through an afterburner heat... Agent: Versa Power Systems, Ltd.

20120231361 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell has a fuel cell main body, a fuel supply unit, a voltage sensor, a supply speed determining unit, a fuel supply control unit, and a connecting unit. The voltage sensor measures the open-circuit voltage of the fuel cell main body. The supply speed determining unit determines the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20120231362 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly and a metal separator. The metal separator is stacked with the membrane electrode assembly. A reactant gas passage is provided between the membrane electrode assembly and the metal separator to supply a reactant gas along an electrode surface. The metal separator includes... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120231363 - Fuel cells: The invention concerns the use as a redox a catalyst and/or mediator in a fuel cell catholyte solution of the compound of Formula (I) wherein: X is selected from hydrogen and from various functional groups; R1-8 are independently selected from hydrogen and various functional groups; wherein R1 and X and/or... Agent: Acal Energy Limited

20120231364 - Cathode for molten carbonate fuel cell and manufacturing method of the same: Provided is a cathode for molten carbonate fuel cells, including a porous nickel-based electrode containing nickel particles, and metal particles coated on the electrode, wherein at least a part of the metal particles are attached to the surface of the nickel particles. A method for preparing the same is also... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20120231365 - Method for mechanically stabilizing nitrogen-containing polymers: A method for the production of mechanically stabilized polyazole polymers, comprising the following steps: a) providing a membrane comprising i.) polyazoles with at least one amino group in a repeating unit except the ones obtainable by reacting aromatic and/or heteroaromatic diaminocarboxylic acids, ii.) at least one strong acid and iii.)... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20120231366 - Porous ceramic molten metal composite solid oxide fuel cell anode: A fuel cell anode comprises a porous ceramic molten metal composite of a metal or metal alloy, for example, tin or a tin alloy, infused in a ceramic where the metal is liquid at the temperatures of an operational solid oxide fuel cell, exhibiting high oxygen ion mobility. The anode... Agent: University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

20120231367 - Composite proton conducting membrane with low degradation and membrane electrode assembly for fuel cells: A small molecule or polymer additive can be used in preparation of a membrane electrode assembly to improve its durability and performance under low relative humidity in a fuel cell. Specifically, a method of forming a membrane electrode assembly comprising a proton exchange membrane, comprises providing an additive comprising at... Agent: Daimler Ag

20120231368 - Process for production of scandia-stabilized zirconia sheet, scandia-stabilized zirconia sheet obtained by the process, and scandia-stabilized zirconia sintered powder: The process for production of a scandia-stabilized zirconia sheet according to the present invention is characterized in comprising the steps of pulverizing a scandia-stabilized zirconia sintered body to obtain a scandia-stabilized zirconia sintered powder having an average particle diameter (De) determined using a transmission electron microscope of more than 0.3... Agent: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.

20120231369 - Hexafluoropropene-based fluorosulfonated elastomers with a low glass transition temperature, containing neither tetrafluoroethylene nor a siloxane group: The present invention describes the synthesis of new fluorinated elastomers with very low glass transition temperatures (Tg), a good resistance to bases, gasoline and other carburants and good workability properties, these elastomers contain hexafluoropropene (HFP), perfluoro(4-methyl-3,6-dioxaoct-7-ene) sulfonyl fluoride (PFSO2F), vinylidene fluoride (VDF) and/or at least one fluorinated alkene and/or one... Agent: Hydro Quebec

20120231370 - Seal for pem fuel cell plate: A seal structure is disclosed for forming a substantially fluid tight seal between a UEA and a plate of a fuel cell system, the seal structure including a sealing member formed in one fuel cell plate, a seal support adapted to span feed area channels in an adjacent fuel cell... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20120231371 - Fuel cell assembly and method of making same: A system for fabricating a fuel cell component in which a deposition mechanism deposits loading material particles onto the fuel cell component and an actuation mechanism actuates the deposition mechanism. A unit provides a tape fixing agent to the fuel cell component and loaded material particles so as to retain... Agent:

20120231373 - Fuel cell separator and fuel cell including same: A fuel cell separator of the present invention is provided with a reactant gas flow region (8) including a plurality of straight portions (11) and one or more turn portions (12). At least one of one or more turn portions (12) includes a gas mixing portion (12b), a gas meeting... Agent:

20120231372 - Metallic bipolar plate for fuel cell and method for forming surface layer thereof: A metallic bipolar plate for a fuel cell, in which a carbon coating layer containing fluorine is formed on the surface of a stainless steel base material, thus having excellent electrical conductivity and corrosion resistance and further excellent water draining performance and heat radiating performance. In the metallic bipolar plate... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20120231374 - Bipolar plate for fuel cell and method for producing the same: A bipolar plate for a fuel cell comprises a substrate formed of stainless steel; an oriented amorphous carbon film formed at least on a surface of the substrate facing an electrode, and containing C as a main component, 3 to 20 at. % of N, and more than 0 at.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120231375 - Direct oxidation fuel cells with improved cathode gas diffusion media for low air stoichiometry operation: A cathode for use in a direct oxidation fuel cell (DOFC) comprises a gas diffusion medium (GDM) including a backing layer and a microporous layer comprising a fluoropolymer and an electrically conductive material, wherein loading of the fluoropolymer in the microporous layer is in the range from about 10 to... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

  
09/06/2012 > 48 patent applications in 37 patent subcategories. class, title,number

20120225326 - Module element, in particular for a biofuel cell, and manufacturing process: A module of a biofuel cell includes three module elements each having a porous membrane. At least two of the porous membranes are electrically conducting and form the cathode and the anode of the biofuel cell. The third membrane, which is preferably positioned between the two electrically conducting membranes need... Agent: Stmicroelectronics S.a.

20120225328 - Battery pack, electricity storage system, electronic apparatus, electrically driven vehicle, electric power system, and control system: There is provided a battery pack including a current control element which is inserted in a discharge current path, and in which a thermostat and a heat sensitive resistance element whose resistance value increases in response to an increase in temperature are connected in parallel; and a detection unit that... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120225327 - Battery with embedded detecting units: A battery includes multiple battery cells separated by isolating plates, and multiple detecting units coupled to the battery cells and operable for detecting a status of the battery cells. The battery further includes multiple interfaces coupled to the detecting units and operable for receiving detecting results indicating the status from... Agent:

20120225329 - Fuel cell system: Provided is a fuel cell system for having a fuel cell generate electric power corresponding to a requirement by a power consuming load, with improving the durability of the fuel cell. The fuel cell system comprises: a fuel cell stack, an air pump, a first convertor, a motor, an ECU... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120225330 - Fuel cell system: When a request power for a fuel cell is smaller than a predetermined value, a fuel cell system stops the supply of an oxidizing gas to the fuel cell and lowers the output voltage of the fuel cell from a use upper limit voltage to a reduction voltage to perform... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120225331 - Battery pack protection system: An application for a battery pack that includes walls made of sturdy material, power interface terminals and battery cells/electronics held within the walls. A protective layer contains the battery cells. The protective layer reduces external harm from heat, out-gassing and/or explosion of one or more of the battery cells.... Agent: Lithionics, LLC

20120225332 - Thermal electrochemical cell: Technologies are generally described for methods and systems for implementing a thermal electrochemical cell. Some example electrochemical cells described herein may comprise a first container including a first electrode and an electrolyte effective to receive electrons from the first electrode. Some electrochemical cells may further comprise a second container including... Agent: Jadavpur University

20120225333 - Secondary battery and battery pack including secondary battery: A secondary battery and a battery pack including the second battery, which includes a battery case having a polarity (e.g., positive or negative polarity) in a normal operation, thereby reducing corrosion of the battery case and facilitating a design of an external circuit. The battery case is neutralized in an... Agent:

20120225334 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes: a bare cell; a protection circuit module electrically connected to the bare cell; a thermistor configured to sense a temperature of the bare cell and electrically coupled to the protection circuit module, the thermistor having a lead, the lead having a lead end portion adjacent to... Agent:

20120225335 - Battery module: A battery module which is able to discharge high-temperature gas emitted from an abnormal battery cell to the outside of a case, without adversely affecting normal battery cells, while suppressing as much as possible an increase in the volume of the battery module due to an exhaust chamber, is provided.... Agent:

20120225336 - Battery unit and lithium secondary battery employing the same: A battery unit and a lithium secondary battery employing the same are provided. The battery unit includes a positive electrode plate having a positive current collector and a positive active material layer formed on at least one plane of the positive current collector, a positive electrode lead electrically connected with... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120225337 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method of producing the same: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery comprising: an electrode group in which a long first electrode, a long second electrode, and a long separator disposed therebetween are wound spirally; and a non-aqueous electrolyte, is provided. The first electrode includes a sheet-like first current collector and a first active material layer disposed... Agent:

20120225338 - Battery and holding structure for same: A battery for a portable electronic device includes a recess, a number of electronic strips arranged on the bottom surface of the recess, and a number of latching slots defined in the sidewall of the recess.... Agent: Chi Mei Communication Systems, Inc.

20120225339 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a battery, and a case for housing the battery, the case including: a top surface plate; a bottom surface plate; side surface plates defining the space therebetween; first connecting portions connecting the top surface plate and the side surface plates; and second connecting portions connecting the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20120225340 - Battery holder apparatus and method: A battery holder apparatus and method includes a sleeve with an inside surface and an outside surface where the sleeve is flexible. A battery receiving space is created within the sleeve where the battery receiving space expands and the sleeve flexes to accommodate a battery when inserted therein and the... Agent:

20120225341 - Thermal management of cabin and battery pack in hev/phev/bev vehicles: A motor vehicle has an electric traction motor and a battery pack that provides power to the motor. The battery pack includes a plurality of battery cells. A thermal system includes a battery pack coolant loop, a cabin coolant loop, a power electronics coolant loop and a plurality of controllable... Agent:

20120225342 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes at least two electrode assemblies, each electrode assembly including a first electrode plate, a separator, and a second electrode plate, a case accommodating the at least two electrode assemblies, electrode terminals electrically connected to the at least two electrode assemblies, a cap plate sealing the case... Agent:

20120225343 - Cathode materials having high energy density and lithium secondary battery containing the same: Disclosed is a cathode material comprising a mixture of an oxide powder (a) defined herein and an oxide powder (b) selected from the group consisting of an oxide powder (b1) defined herein and an oxide powder (b2) defined herein and a combination thereof wherein a mix ratio of the two... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20120225344 - Separator for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery comprising the same: Disclosed is a separator for a lithium secondary battery and a lithium secondary battery comprising the same. The separator may include a thermoplastic polyolefin-based polymer porous sheet and an aramid-based non-woven fabric sheet stacked on at least one surface of the polyolefin-based polymer porous sheet, wherein the polyolefin-based polymer sheet... Agent: Kokam Co., Ltd.

20120225345 - Stack-type cell or bi-cell, electrode assembly for secondary battery using the same, and manufacturing method thereof: Provided is a stack-type cell for a secondary battery including a stack of first electrode/separator/second electrode/separator/first electrode arranged in order, and an outer separator stacked on each of the first electrodes. Also, the present invention provides an electrode assembly for a secondary battery using the stack-type cell and a manufacturing... Agent:

20120225346 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack: According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery is provided. The battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode includes lithium iron phosphate having an olivine structure as positive electrode active material. The negative electrode includes lithium titanate having a spinel structure and... Agent:

20120225347 - Solid battery module: A solid battery wherein a plurality of battery elements are disposed in a direction intersecting with a stacking direction of the members to constitute the battery element, and an arrangement position of the battery element can be easily determined. The solid battery module includes a plurality of battery elements each... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120225348 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery may include a secondary battery, including, a case having an upper opening and an internal cavity, an electrode assembly disposed within the internal cavity of the case, a cap plate coupled to the case and sealing the upper opening, a collector plate coupled to the electrode assembly,... Agent:

20120225349 - Electrolyte-absorbing, non-permeable sealing materials: An engineered thermoplastic sealing member for LiFeS2 and other nonaqueous cells is disclosed. The optimal material displays a propensity to absorb at least 10 weight percent of an ether-based electrolyte while, at the same time, displaying a vapor transmission rate of less than 500 ((g×mil)/(100 in2×days).... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

20120225350 - Cathode active material, its manufacturing method, cathode, its manufacturing method, and secondary battery: A secondary battery having a cathode, an anode, and an electrolyte is provided. The cathode includes a cathode active material containing at least one kind selected from the group consisting of sulfur S and phosphorus P in a portion near the particle surface of a lithium composite oxide. A content... Agent: Sony Corporation

20120225352 - Electrode materials for rechargeable batteries: Selenium or selenium-containing compounds may be used as electroactive materials in electrodes or electrochemical devices. The selenium or selenium-containing compound is mixed with a carbon material.... Agent:

20120225351 - Method for producing electrode laminate and electrode laminate: A method for producing an electrode laminate including a current collector using aluminum as the material and an electrode layer laminated on the current collector, where the method includes the steps of: laminating an electrode layer forming composition, which contains at least a sulfide-based solid electrolyte and an active material... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120225353 - Negative electrode for lithium secondary battery, method for preparing the negative electrode, lithium secondary battery having the negative electrode, and vehicle having the lithium secondary battery: A negative electrode (10) for a lithium secondary battery, including a negative electrode collector (20), and a negative electrode active substance layer (30) that is supported on the negative electrode collector (20) and includes carbon nanowalls (32) which are formed on the negative electrode collector (20), and a negative electrode... Agent:

20120225354 - Positive electrode active material for lithium secondary battery, method of preparing same and lithium secondary battery including same: Disclosed are a positive active material for a lithium secondary battery, a method of preparing the same, and a lithium secondary battery including the same. In particular, the positive active material has a carbon sheet having a structure including 1 to 200 polycyclic nano sheets comprising a plurality of hexagonal... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120225355 - Crystalline mesoporous titanium dioxide and the use thereof in electrochemical devices: The present invention relates to the preparation of a mesoporous substantially pure anatase titanium oxide (meso-TiO2) and its use in electrochemical devices, in particular lithium-ion batteries.... Agent:

20120225356 - Galvanic elements containing oxygen-containing conversion electrodes: A galvanic element containing a substantially transition metal-free oxygen-containing conversion electrode, a transition metal-containing cathode, and an aprotic lithium electrolyte. The substantially transition metal-free oxygen-containing conversion. electrode materials contain lithium hydroxide and/or lithium peroxide and/or lithium oxide, and in the charged state additionally contain lithium hydride, and are contained in... Agent:

20120225357 - Positive electrode for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing same and rechargeable lithium battery including same: A positive active material for a rechargeable lithium battery includes a core including a lithiated intercalation compound, and a MgO that is present as an island shape on the core surface and having an average nano-size.; a method of manufacturing this positive active material, and a rechargeable lithium battery including... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20120225358 - Heat-resistant and high-tenacity ultrafine fibrous separation layer, method for manufacturing same, and secondary cell using same: Provided is an ultrafine fibrous porous separator with heat resistance and high-strength and a manufacturing method thereof, which enables mass-production of a heat-resistant and high-strength ultrafine fibrous separator by using an air-electrospinning (AES) method, and to a secondary battery using the same. The method of manufacturing a heat-resistant and high-strength... Agent: Amogreentech Co., Ltd.

20120225359 - Electrolytes in support of 5 v li ion chemistry: This invention described the preparation of a series of compounds selected from the group comprising tris(1,1,1,3,3,3-hexafluoro-iso-propyl)phosphate, tris(perfluoroethyl)phosphate, tris(perfluoro-iso-propyl)phosphate, bis(1,1,1-trifluoroethyl)fluorophosphate, tris(1,1,1-trifluoroethyl)phosphate, hexakis(1,1,1-trifluoroethoxy)phosphazene, tris(1,1,1-trifluoroethoxy)trifluorophosphazene, hexakis(perfluoro-t-butyl)phosphazene and tris(perfluoro-t-butyl)phosphate. These compounds may be used as co-solvents, solutes or additives in non-aqueous electrolytes in various electrochemical devices. The inclusion of these compounds in electrolyte systems... Agent: U.s. Government As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army

20120225361 - Composite proton conducting electrolyte with improved additives for fuel cells: Additives can be used to prepare polymer electrolyte for membrane electrode assemblies in polymer electrolyte fuel cells in order to improve both durability and performance. The additives are chemical complexes comprising certain metal and organic ligand components.... Agent: Daimler Ag

20120225360 - Method for operating a fuel cell: d

20120225362 - Energy unit with safe and stable hydrogen storage: An energy unit in accordance with an embodiment of the present application stores at least water and hydrogen. The energy unit includes an electrolysis component operable to provide hydrogen from the water, a hydrogen storage component operable to safely and stably store hydrogen in sold form and a fuel cell... Agent:

20120225363 - Solid oxide fuel cell system: The invention relates to a solid oxide fuel cell system, wherein planar fuel cells are arranged in stacked form and in this respect an integrated post-combustion of non-oxidized components, or of not fully oxidized components, in the exhaust gas can take place. The fuel cells of a system in accordance... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20120225365 - Method for controlling fuel cell system: A method includes determining, if an instruction to stop a operation of a fuel cell is detected, whether an in-stop-mode power generating process has been executed, a fuel gas being to be stopped and an oxide gas being to be supplied to the fuel cell to generate power from the... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120225364 - Method of stopping operation of fuel cell system: A method includes an in-stop-mode power generating process of, if an instruction to stop an operation of a fuel cell is detected, stopping supply of a fuel gas, and supplying an oxide gas to the fuel cell to generate power from an oxide-gas supply apparatus, and then stopping power generation... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20120225366 - Identifying fuel cell defects: A test system for testing a unit such as multiple solid oxide fuel cells. The test system includes a thermal test chamber in which a non-contact electrostatic voltage probe is mounted to scan the solid oxide fuel cells. The test system includes a detector coupled to the voltage probe to... Agent: Teradyne, Inc.

20120225367 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes: a membrane-electrode assembly in which electrode catalyst layers are formed on two sides of an electrolyte membrane; and a cerium-containing layer that is formed at an outer side of at least one of the two surfaces of the membrane-electrode assembly, and that contains a cerium-containing oxide... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20120225368 - Solid oxide fuel cell: Provided is a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC), including: a fuel electrode for allowing a fuel gas to be reacted; an air electrode for allowing a gas containing oxygen to be reacted; an electrolyte film provided between the fuel electrode and the air electrode; and a reaction prevention film provided... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20120225370 - Minimizing electrode contamination in an electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell assembly that is expected to prevent or at least minimize electrode contamination includes one or more getters that trap a component or components leached from a first electrode and prevents or at least minimizes them from contaminating a second electrode.... Agent: Los Alamos National Security, LLC

20120225369 - Solid oxide fuel cell: Provided is a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC), including: a fuel electrode for allowing a fuel gas to be reacted; an air electrode for allowing a gas containing oxygen to be reacted; an electrolyte film provided between the fuel electrode and the air electrode; and a reaction prevention film provided... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20120225371 - Ionomer for alkaline fuel cell: An ionomer may be used as a binder for a catalyst to prepare an anode for a solid alkaline fuel cell. The ionomer is a reaction product of a guanidine and a perfluorosulfonic acid polymer.... Agent: Los Alamos National Security, LLC

20120225372 - Proton conducting electrolytes with cross-linked copolymer additives for use in fuel cells: A proton conducting polymer electrolyte comprising a proton conducting ionomer cross-linked with an amount of a copolymer additive comprising cross-linking functional groups and other functional groups (e.g. proton carriers, chelating agents, radical scavengers) shows improved durability over the ionomer alone and provides for more stable inclusion of these other functional... Agent: Daimler Ag

20120225373 - Electrode assembly for a solid oxide fuel cell and method for making the same: An electrode assembly for a solid oxide fuel cell, the electrode assembly including a porous ceramic oxide matrix and an array of fluid conduits. The porous ceramic oxide matrix includes a labyrinth of reinforcing walls interconnected to one another. Each of the fluid conduits is formed from the porous ceramic... Agent: Nanocell Systems, Inc.

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