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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process October categorized by USPTO classification 10/12Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 10/25/2012 > 68 patent applications in 52 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20120270074 - Battery pack: An embodiment of the present invention provides a battery pack comprising a plurality of battery cells; a protective circuit module coupled to at least two battery cells; and a case accommodating the battery cells and the protective circuit module, wherein the two battery cells are disposed on a surface of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120270075 - Secondary battery module and secondary battery pack: A secondary battery module includes a plurality of plate shaped secondary cells; and a casing that is formed with a plurality of grooves extending in its depth direction, with at least one of the secondary cells being housed in a space defined between neighboring grooves, wherein: the plurality of grooves... Agent:
20120270077 - Battery system and method for increasing an operational life of a battery cell: A battery system and a method for increasing an operational life of a battery cell are provided. The battery system includes a voltage sensor that generates a first signal indicative of a voltage level output by the battery cell, and a current sensor that generates a second signal indicative of... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20120270076 - Fluoride ion electrochemical cell: The present invention provides electrochemical cells capable of good electronic performance, particularly high specific energies, useful discharge rate capabilities and good cycle life. Electrochemical cells of the present invention are versatile and include primary and secondary cells useful for a range of important applications including use in portable electronic devices.... Agent:
20120270078 - Liquid battery formed from encapsulated components: An apparatus includes at least one battery storage compartment configured to store one or more encapsulated anodes and one or more encapsulated cathodes and at least one beverage storage compartment configured to store at least a component of a beverage. The apparatus also includes a manifold operably connected to the... Agent:
20120270079 - Bromine complex valve: A zinc-bromine flowing electrolyte battery comprising a negative electrolyte pump to circulate negative electrolyte within a negative electrolyte circulation path, a positive electrolyte pump to circulate positive electrolyte within a positive electrolyte circulation path and having complexed bromine located within a positive electrolyte tank, the positive electrolyte tank in fluid... Agent: Redflow Pty Ltd
20120270080 - Integrated battery pressure relief and terminal isolation system: A system for integrating the venting feature of a battery with a means for simultaneously disconnecting the cell from the battery pack, thereby isolating the cell, is provided. The provided battery interconnect system is comprised of a battery, a connector plate for electrically coupling the battery to a battery pack,... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.
20120270081 - Battery unit: A battery unit includes a plurality of battery cells and a cooling substrate. The battery cells are disposed so as to hold the cooling substrate therebetween. A face of the battery cell other than a terminal face thereof where terminals are provided is attached to a cooling surface of the... Agent: Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120270082 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells aligned in one direction, first and second end plates, the plurality of battery cells being positioned between the first and second end plates, and a top plate covering top surfaces of the battery cells, the top plate including first and second... Agent:
20120270083 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells aligned in one direction, each battery cell having a vent portion, and a cover covering the vent portions of the battery cells, the cover including a gas outlet at a first end of the cover, and a top surface having a... Agent:
20120270085 - Secondary battery: By combining crimping fixing and laser welding, a collector attached to a substrate of an electrode assembly is fixed to a terminal. A negative electrode terminal 19A has a terminal portion formed on one side of a flange portion, and a cylindrical crimping member 19b on the other side. The... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20120270084 - Secondary battery structure: A secondary battery structure includes a jar body, a conductive stacked structure, and two end covers. The conductive stacked structure is configured in the jar body and at least includes a battery unit. The two end covers are respectively fixed at two ends of the jar body. The end covers... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20120270086 - Method for preventing erroneous loading of component-to-be-loaded on main body side apparatus, component-to-be-loaded and battery pack: A battery apparatus of the type having a length, a width and a height, top and bottom surfaces substantially perpendicular to the height direction. First and second side surfaces, that include curved surfaces, are disposed between the top and bottom surfaces, and front and rear end portions are disposed between... Agent:
20120270087 - Battery holding unit: A battery holding unit (2) for accepting at least one electrochemical cell (3) comprises a support surface (4) for supporting an electrochemical cell (3) and a contacting unit (6) that has a contact surface (8). The contact surface can be made to rest against a current collector (9) of the... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh
20120270088 - All solid state rechargeable oxide-ion battery (rob) system: An all solid state rechargeable oxide-ion (ROB) battery (30) has a thermal energy storage (TES) unit (20) between two oxide-ion cells (22, 24) with metal-metal oxide electrodes (34, 36, 40, 42) on opposite sides of an anion conducting solid electrolyte (32,38) where none of the electrodes is contact with air.... Agent:
20120270089 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a plurality of electrode assemblies; a case receiving the electrode assemblies; at least one electrode terminal electrically connected to the electrode assemblies and being exposed out of the case; and a hollow member, which is parallel to at least one surface of each of the electrode... Agent: Sb Limotive Co., Ltd.
20120270090 - Laminated film, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The present invention provides a laminated film and a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery. The laminated film has a structure in which a porous film having a shutdown function, a heat resistant porous layer containing plate-like inorganic particles and a binder, and a protective porous layer are stacked on each other... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
20120270091 - Electrical insulator shaped to conform to power source electrodes: One example includes a plurality of substantially planar electrodes disposed in a stack, in alignment, the stack being at least partially disk-shaped with a first major face opposing a second major face, with an edge extending between the first major face and the second major face, a pocket, with a... Agent:
20120270092 - Lithium ion secondary battery and battery pack system: e
20120270093 - Non-aqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle: According to one embodiment, a non-aqueous electrolyte battery includes an outer case, a negative electrode, a positive electrode including a current collector and a positive electrode layer formed on surface of the current collector and opposed to the negative electrode layer, and a non-aqueous electrolyte, wherein the positive electrode layer... Agent:
20120270094 - Electric energy memory apparatus with flat-type cells, spacing elements and contact devices: A storage device for electrical energy with a plurality of flat storage cells for the storage and the discharge of electrical energy with opposing flat-shaped conductors, spacer elements for maintaining a predetermined space between the storage cells and a clamping means for the clamping of the cells into a stack.... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh
20120270095 - Battery module: A battery module including a plurality of battery cells aligned in a direction; first and second end plates respectively arranged at outer sides of the plurality of battery cells; and a bottom plate supporting bottom surfaces of the battery cells and including at least a portion including a pattern structure.... Agent:
20120270097 - Battery module and battery pack: A battery module 100 includes a plurality of cells aligned and accommodated in a case 10, wherein a positive electrode external terminal 20 and a negative electrode external terminal 21 which are connected to electrodes of the plurality of cells are disposed in parallel on a first side surface 11... Agent:
20120270096 - High-power and large-capacity lithium battery of electric bus: A high-power and large-capacity lithium battery for electric bus is provided. The battery stack comprises a thermal protection device with dual terminals and is made from certain materials in a manner such that it avoids a mutual contact between upper and lower pole pieces to cause a short circuit, resulting... Agent:
20120270098 - Sealed battery: The external terminal 19 has sword-guard portion 191 provided with a terminal portion 193 formed at one end thereof and a cylindrical crimping member 192 formed at another end thereof, the cylindrical crimping member 192 being inserted through openings each formed at a first insulating member 211, the opening-sealing plate... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20120270099 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate; a first electrode terminal; a first collecting plate having a first region contacting the first electrode plate or the second electrode... Agent:
20120270100 - Secondary battery structure: The present invention discloses a secondary battery structure, which comprises a battery body and two terminal assemblies. The battery body has two end-covers; each end-cover has a socket on the inner surface thereof and a through-hole penetrating the socket. Each terminal assembly has a screw and a fastener. The screw... Agent:
20120270101 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium ion secondary battery capable of charging in 15 minutes or less has a cathode with a composite layer on a surface of a collector having an active material and a conducting agent, an anode with an active material, an insulator between the cathode and anode, and an electrolyte... Agent: Dai-ichi Kogyo Seiyaku Co., Ltd
20120270102 - Activated carbon with surface modified chemistry: An energy storage device including an anode electrode comprising activated carbon with nitrogen containing surface groups that provide psuedocapacitive properties to the activated carbon, a cathode electrode, a separator, and an electrolyte.... Agent: Aquion Energy, Inc.
20120270103 - Negative active for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing the same, and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: A negative electrode for a lithium rechargeable battery includes a current collector, and a negative active material layer on the current collector, the negative active material layer including a silicon-based active material, a carbon-based active material, and an aqueous additive including an aqueous binder and an agent for increasing viscosity,... Agent:
20120270104 - Double-shell core lithium nickel manganese cobalt oxides: A lithium transition metal oxide powder for use in a rechargeable battery is disclosed, where the surface of the primary particles of said powder is coated with a first inner and a second outer layer, the second outer layer comprising a fluorine-containing polymer, and the first inner layer consisting of... Agent:
20120270105 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery disclosed in the present application includes: a positive electrode capable of absorbing and releasing lithium, containing a positive electrode active material composed of a lithium-containing transition metal oxide having a layered crystalline structure; and a negative electrode capable of absorbing and releasing lithium, containing a... Agent:
20120270107 - Nickel-cobalt-manganese complex hydroxide particles and method for producing same, positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for producing same, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A method for producing a nickel cobalt manganese composite hydroxide by a crystallization reaction is provided. The method includes: a nucleation step of performing nucleation by controlling a pH of an aqueous solution for nucleation including metal compounds containing nickel, cobalt and manganese, and an ammonium ion donor to 12.0... Agent:
20120270106 - Positive electrode for nonaqueous secondary battery: wherein x is a positive number less than 0.3; y is a positive number less than 0.25; z is a number from 0.95 to 1.05; M is a polyvalent metal satisfying the relation: prM+qrL=54 to 69 pm (where rM is the ionic radius of M, and rL is the ionic... Agent: Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd.
20120270108 - Anode active material, anode and lithium battery including the material, and method of preparing the material: In one aspect, an anode active material is provided. The anode active material may include a crystalline carbon-based material that includes a core having a lattice spacing d002 of about 0.35 nm or more, and titanium-based oxide particles.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120270109 - Amorphous and partially amorphous nanoscale ion storage materials: Amorphous or partially amorphous nanoscale ion storage materials are provided. For example, lithium transition metal phosphate storage compounds are nanoscale and amorphous or partially amorphous in an as-prepared state, or become amorphous or partially amorphous upon electrochemical intercalation or de-intercalation by lithium. These nanoscale ion storage materials are useful for... Agent: A123 Systems, Inc.
20120270110 - Composite battery separator: A microporous silica-filled polyolefin separator (80) has a material composition that includes a fraction of cured rubber powder exhibiting low or no porosity. The cured rubber powder is a material derived from one or both of passenger and truck tires. The cured rubber powders exhibit the properties of increasing hydrogen... Agent: Amtek Research International LLC
20120270111 - Wettable polyolefin fibers and fabrics: m
20120270112 - Substantially impervious lithium super ion conducting membranes: A composite solid electrolyte includes a monolithic solid electrolyte base component that is a continuous matrix of an inorganic active metal ion conductor and a filler component used to eliminate through porosity in the solid electrolyte. In this way a solid electrolyte produced by any process that yields residual through... Agent: Polyplus Battery Company
20120270114 - Lithium ion battery and method for manufacturing of such battery: The present invention provides an electrochemical cell comprising an anodic current collector in contact with an anode. A cathodic current collector is in contact with a cathode. A solid electrolyte thin-film separates the anode and the cathode.... Agent: Oerlikon Balzers Ag
20120270115 - Lithium oxygen batteries having a carbon cloth current collector and method of producing same: A lithium oxygen or air battery (80) is disclosed having two halves (81) that are joined together along their edges. Each battery half (81) has a carbon cloth or mesh cathode current collector (82), a cathode (83), a cathode terminal (84), an anode (85), an anode current collector, anode terminal... Agent: Excellatron Solid State, LLC
20120270116 - Metal air battery and method for preparing the same: l
20120270117 - Sofc hot box components: Various hot box fuel cell system components are provided, such as heat exchangers, steam generator and other components.... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation
20120270118 - Anode water separator for a fuel cell system: An anode reactant recycling system for a fuel cell is disclosed, the system including a hollow main body, a bleed conduit, an injector, a water separator, and a hydrophilic porous media. The anode reactant recycling system for a fuel cell is configured to minimize a required number of components, eliminate... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC.
20120270119 - Method and device for simultaneous production of energy in the forms electricity, heat and hydrogen gas: A method and device for sustainable, simultaneous production of energy in the forms electricity, hydrogen gas and heat from a carbonaceous gas, the method having the following steps: 1. continuously dividing a feed charge of carbonaceous gas into a first feed gas flow and a second feed gas flow, 2.... Agent: Zeg Power As
20120270120 - Humidifier for fuel cell: Disclosed is a humidifier for fuel cell, which facilitates to maximize humidifying performance and reducing the maintenance cost through the uniform humidification among all the hollow fiber membranes by preventing high-humidity unreacted gas introduced to the inside of membrane housing from flowing concentratedly toward a specific region in the membrane... Agent: Kolon Industries, Inc.
20120270121 - Hydrogen generation device and fuel cell system: A hydrogen generation apparatus 100 of the present invention includes: a reformer 4 for generating a hydrogen-containing gas through a reforming reaction using a raw material gas; a raw material gas supplier 13 for supplying the raw material gas to the reformer 4; a methanator 6 for reducing carbon monoxide... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120270122 - Method of operating a direct dme fuel cell system: The present invention relates to a method of operating a fuel cell system comprising one or more fuel cells with a proton exchange membrane, wherein the membrane is composed of a polymeric material comprising acid-doped polybenzimidazole (PBI). The method comprises adjusting the operating temperature of the fuel cell to between... Agent: Danmarks Tekniske Universitet - Dtu
20120270123 - Fuel cell arrangement: The invention relates to fuel cell arrangement characterized in that the fuel cell stack is arranged in a fuel cell housing arranged within the main housing interior which is adapted to the shape of the fuel cell stack such that it encloses the fuel cell stack at a close distance,... Agent: Baxi Innotech Gmbh
20120270124 - Fuel cell system and operating method for fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes: a fuel cell that generates power using an oxidant gas and a fuel gas; estimating means for estimating an electric resistance of the fuel cell in accordance with a voltage and a current of the fuel cell; and temperature controlling means for performing control to... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120270125 - Fuel cell supply including information storage device and control system: The present invention is directed to a fuel cell system with various features for optimal operations of an electronic device, a battery charger or a fuel refilling device. The fuel cell system includes an information storage device associated with the fuel supply, pump and/or refilling device. The information storage device... Agent: Societe Bic
20120270126 - Fuel cell system and control method thereof: A fuel cell system that can quickly transition to idling stop and can suppress degradation of the electrolyte membrane and decline in cell voltage during idling stop, without requiring a discharge resistor to be provided, and a control method thereof are provided. A fuel cell system (1) includes a fuel... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120270127 - Method for detecting the permeability state of the ion exchanger polymer membrane of a fuel cell: Procedure for detecting the permeability state of the polymeric ion-exchange membrane of a fuel cell stack, in which, as soon as the pressure difference in the anode and cathode circuits drops to a value below a threshold value PS, the pressure variation in said circuits for a predetermined time period... Agent:
20120270128 - Fuel cell power generation system: An electric power generator is particularly suitable for providing back-up power to sites with multiple power requirements. This generator comprises a rack having multiple module bays; at least one power conversion module is mounted in one of the bays and is electrically coupled to a fuel cell stack also mounted... Agent: British Columbia Hydro And Power Authority
20120270129 - Heat transfer system, fluid, and method: Disclosed herein is a heat transfer system comprising a circulation loop defining a flow path for a heat transfer fluid, and a heat transfer fluid comprising a liquid coolant, a siloxane corrosion inhibitor of formula R3-Si—[O—Si(R)2]x-OSiR3, wherein R is independently an alkyl group or a polyalkylene oxide copolymer of 1... Agent: Prestone Products Corporation
20120270130 - Method for supplying power from a fuel cell taking sulphur oxide pollution into account, and power supply device: The method for supplying power from a fuel cell detects a sulphur oxide in the oxidising gas of the cell and decreases the operating temperature of the cell when the quantity of sulphur oxide detected is greater than a predetermined threshold. The temperature decrease can vary according to the degradation... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20120270132 - Electrochemical cells having current-carrying structures underlying electrochemical reaction layers: An electrochemical cell structure has an electrical current-carrying structure which, at least in part, underlies an electrochemical reaction layer. The cell comprises an ion exchange membrane with a catalyst layer on each side thereof. The ion exchange membrane may comprise, for example, a proton exchange membrane. Some embodiments of the... Agent: Socié Té Bic
20120270131 - Fuel cell unit and fuel cell: A fuel cell unit of a fuel cell contains a first membrane electrode assembly having a frame portion on an outer circumference thereof, a first separator, a second membrane electrode assembly having a frame portion on an outer circumference thereof, a second separator, and a third separator. A plurality of... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120270133 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack includes at least one membrane electrolyte assembly having an electrolyte membrane, an anode on a first surface of the electrolyte membrane, and a cathode on a second surface opposite to the first surface of the electrolyte membrane; and at least one supply member coupled to the... Agent:
20120270134 - Fuel cell and method of manufacturing a fuel cell: A fuel cell comprises an electrolyte membrane; first and second catalyst layers formed on respective faces of the electrolyte membrane; and first and second reinforcing layers holding therebetween the electrolyte membrane and the first and second catalyst layers, wherein the first catalyst layer and the first reinforcing layer are joined... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120270135 - Catalyst, method for producing the same, and use thereof: Provided is a catalyst having high durability with resistance to corrosion in an acidic electrolyte or at high potential and high oxygen reduction activity. The catalyst is a metal oxycarbonitride containing at least one group III transition metal compound and at least one group IV or V transition metal oxide... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.
20120270136 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes an electrolyte electrode assembly, an inner seal member, an outer seal member, a metal separator, and a cell voltage monitor terminal. The electrolyte electrode assembly includes an electrolyte, a pair of electrodes, and a resin frame member. The inner seal member extends around an electrode surface.... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120270137 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell is formed by stacking a plurality of unit cells. Each of the unit cells includes a membrane electrode assembly, and an anode side metal separator and a cathode side metal separator sandwiching the membrane electrode assembly therebetween. In a surface of the cathode side metal separator, metal... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120270138 - Membrane-electrode assembly and fuel battery using the same: A membrane-electrode assembly having catalyst layers containing an electrode catalyst disposed on the both sides of an electrolyte membrane, wherein at least one of the above-described catalyst layers contains a non-precious metal electrode catalyst and an ionomer having an ion exchange capacity of 1.2 meq/g or more.... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
20120270139 - Cathode material for a fuel cell, cathode including the cathode material, and a solid oxide fuel cell including the cathode material: A cathode material for a fuel cell, the cathode material including a first metal oxide having a perovskite crystal structure, and a second metal oxide including cerium and at least two lanthanide elements, the lanthanide elements having an average ionic radius of about 0.90 to about 1.02 Å.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120270140 - Solid oxide fuel cell structure: A solid oxide fuel cell structure includes an anode, a cathode arranged oppositely relative to the anode and electrolyte located between the anode and the cathode and at least two air paths each having a distal end provided with a turn and a continuous curve closing the distal end.... Agent: National Cheng Kung University
20120270141 - Nitrogen-containing aromatic compounds and metal complexes: s10/18/2012 > 63 patent applications in 47 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20120263978 - Energy storage device and method of manufacturing the same: An energy storage device and a method of manufacturing the same are disclosed. The energy storage device includes a circuit board, a conductive cover disposed above the circuit board, a sealing structure, a metal coating layer, and an electrochemical cell. The sealing structure is disposed between the circuit board and... Agent:
20120263977 - Method for producing hybrid negative plate for lead-acid storage battery and lead-acid storage battery: A carbon mixture sheet produced by such a way that a carbon mixture prepared by mixing two types of carbon materials consisting of a first carbon material having electroconductivity and a second carbon material having capacitor capacitance and/or pseudocapacitor capacitance, and at least a binder, is adhered by pressure to... Agent:
20120263976 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first and second electrodes; a first collecting part electrically connected to the first electrode; a second collecting part electrically connected to the second electrode; a case configured to receive the electrode... Agent:
20120263979 - Battery holder capable of indicating usability status of the batteries: Apparatuses and methods for portable storage of disposable or rechargeable batteries are disclosed. The battery holder can have several battery compartments, each being suitable for securely holding a battery of a certain size. Additionally, the battery holder has visible indicia instructing a user as to how to orient the battery... Agent:
20120263980 - Thermal management of an electrochemical cell by a combination of heat transfer fluid and phase change material: The invention is directed at devices, systems, and processes for managing the temperature of an electrochemical call including a device (10) comprising an inlet for receiving a heat transfer fluid; one or more electrochemical cell compartments (12) for receiving one or more electrochemical calls (20); one or more thermal energy... Agent:
20120263981 - Emergency cooling device: An energy storage system, in particular a battery having a plurality of battery cells. These battery cells are accommodated in a first container. The first container is separated from a second container by a separating element, which allows for establishing a pressure difference Δp for expansion of a gas out... Agent:
20120263982 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes: a plurality of cells which are lithium ion secondary batteries; an exhaust passage section which is adjacent to the cells and allows a flow of gas generated from at least one of the cells; a case accommodating the plurality of cells and the exhaust passage section;... Agent:
20120263983 - Battery module: A battery module includes an outer case having a receiving space defined therein, an inner case having a cavity defined therein, the inner case being in the receiving space of the outer case, a plurality of unit battery packs in the cavity of the inner case, and an elastic buffer... Agent:
20120263984 - Cooling/heating element for a rechargeable battery: A cooling/heating element for a rechargeable battery, the cooling/heating element including a cooling area having a first boundary which physically contacts a first cell of the rechargeable battery, and a second boundary which physically contacts a second cell of the rechargeable battery. The cooling/heating element can be stacked and also... Agent: Magna E-car Systems Gmbh &co. Og
20120263985 - Current sensor: A current sensor includes a magnetic balance sensor and a switching circuit. The magnetic balance sensor includes a feedback coil which is disposed near a magnetic sensor element varying in characteristics due to application of an induction field caused by measurement current and which produces a canceling magnetic field canceling... Agent: Alps Green Devices Co., Ltd.
20120263986 - Lithium rechargeable cell with reference electrode for state of health monitoring: A battery management system includes one or more lithium ion cells in electrical connection, each said cell comprising: first and second working electrodes and one or more reference electrodes, each reference electrode electronically isolated from the working electrodes and having a separate tab or current collector exiting the cell and... Agent: A123 Systems, Inc.
20120263987 - High energy lithium ion secondary batteries: Lithium ion secondary batteries are described that have high total energy, energy density and specific discharge capacity upon cycling at room temperature and at a moderate discharge rate. The improved batteries are based on high loading of positive electrode materials with high energy capacity. This capability is accomplished through the... Agent: Envia Systems, Inc.
20120263988 - Battery system having an external thermal management system: Battery systems and modules having external thermal management systems are provided. In one embodiment, a battery module includes a housing and at least one electrochemical cell disposed within the housing. The battery module also includes a thermal interface having a first side in contact with the at least one electrochemical... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology LLC
20120263989 - Rack housing assembly and energy storage apparatus having the same: A rack housing assembly and an energy storage apparatus having the rack housing assembly are disclosed. The rack housing assembly may include a rack housing defining a plurality of accommodation spaces, each having open front side configured to house a battery tray. The rack housing assembly may also include an... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120263990 - Separator for redox flow battery and redox flow battery: A separator for a redox flow battery and a redox flow battery including the same, and the separator includes a cation conductive film and an anion conductive film disposed on either side of the cation conductive film.... Agent:
20120263991 - Battery pack: Each battery module 100 includes a holder 20 accommodating cells 10 and made of a thermal conductive material, and a rectangular solid case 30 accommodating the holder 20. The holder 20 includes containers 21, in each of which one of the cells 10 is accommodated. The case 30 has a... Agent:
20120263992 - Battery cell connector: The invention relates to a battery cell connector with as first and a second substantially flat limb (1, 2), wherein the first limb (1) has a connecting side (3) for connection to a plurality of electrodes of a battery, the second limb (2) is arranged at an angle with respect... Agent:
20120263993 - Electrochemical device: Provided is an electrochemical device which is easy to produce and which has excellent characteristics. An electrochemical device includes a first electrode including an aluminum porous body having interconnecting pores and an active material filled into the pores of the aluminum porous body, a separator, and a second electrode, the... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20120263994 - Lithium ion secondary battery, electronic device, electric power tool, electrical vehicle, and electric power storage system: A lithium ion secondary battery includes a cathode and an anode being opposed to each other with a separator in between, and an electrolytic solution. One or more of the cathode, the anode, and the separator contain an organic silicon compound including a compound having a polysilsesquioxane skeleton.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120263995 - Battery module and battery pack: A battery module in which a plurality of cells are aligned includes a holder in which the cells are accommodated, a positive electrode current collector plate which is provided to face positive electrode terminals of the cells and electrically connects the positive electrode terminals, and a negative electrode current collector... Agent:
20120263996 - Electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell is disclosed. In one embodiment, the cell includes i) a housing comprising first, second and third chambers, wherein the first chamber is interposed between the second and third chambers, ii) a first separator spatially separating the first and second chambers and iii) a second separator spatially separating... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120263997 - Terminal section for storage battery, nut for terminal of the same terminal section for storage battery, lid for storage battery with the same terminal section for storage battery, and storage battery: There is provided a terminal section for storage battery 8 which is made up of a terminal 4 having a cavity portion into which a nut is inserted, a bushing 6, and a conductive portion 7 joining both, wherein the terminal 4 has a rectangular parallelepiped shape, and through-holes 4K1,... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.
20120263998 - Electrode structures and surfaces for li batteries: This invention relates to positive electrode materials for electrochemical cells and batteries. It relates, in particular, to electrode precursor materials comprising manganese ions and to methods for fabricating lithium-metal-oxide electrode materials and structures using the precursor materials, notably for lithium cells and batteries. More specifically, the invention relates to lithium-metal-oxide... Agent: Uchicago Argonne, LLC
20120263999 - Lithium-ion rechargeable battery module, vehicle with the battery module and generating system with the battery module: A lithium-ion rechargeable battery module having a plurality of lithium-ion battery cells, arranged that battery cells located at an high temperature portion of the module are electrically connected in parallel with battery cells located at a low temperature portion of the module. The battery cells at the high temperature portion... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20120264000 - Hybrid battery module: A hybrid battery module of the present invention includes a lithium iron battery pack and a lithium manganese battery pack. The lithium iron battery pack includes at least one lithium iron battery which is electrically connected in series, and the lithium iron battery has an anode and a cathode. The... Agent:
20120264001 - Electrode structure and battery device manufacturing method: An electrode is provided with a metal terminal extending from a battery module main body, a bolt which has an expanded section configuring a retaining section at a rear end portion and penetrates the metal terminal upward, and an insulating body which insulates the metal terminal and the battery module... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120264002 - Lid for storage battery, injection molding method of the same lid, storage battery with the same lid, and terminal section for storage battery: An object of the invention is to provide a lid for storage battery, an injection molding method of the lid, a storage battery with the lid, and a terminal section for storage battery, which can save trouble of inserting a nut into a cavity portion of a terminal, and can... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.
20120264003 - Electrode structure and battery device manufacturing method: An electrode is provided with a metal terminal extending from a battery module main body, a bolt which has an expanded section configuring a retaining section at a rear end portion and penetrates the metal terminal upward, and an insulating body which insulates the metal terminal and the battery module... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120264004 - Electrode structure and battery device manufacturing method: An electrode is provided with a metal terminal extending from a battery module main body, a bolt which has an expanded section configuring a retaining section at a rear end portion and penetrates the metal terminal upward, and an insulating body which insulates the metal terminal and the battery module... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120264005 - Electrode structure and battery device manufacturing method: An electrode is provided with a metal terminal extending from a battery module main body, a bolt which has an expanded section configuring a retaining section at a rear end portion and penetrates the metal terminal upward, and an insulating body which insulates the metal terminal and the battery module... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120264006 - Electrode structure and battery device manufacturing method: An electrode is provided with a metal terminal extending from a battery module main body, a bolt which has an expanded section configuring a retaining section at a rear end portion and penetrates the metal terminal upward, and an insulating body which insulates the metal terminal and the battery module... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120264008 - Battery: The present invention provides a battery that includes: an auxiliary terminal configured such that a first tube is connected to a metallic foil of an electrode of a power generating element through a current collecting connector by being fitted into a battery container through a terminal pull-out through hole of... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.
20120264007 - Battery and method of manufacturing the same: The present invention provides a battery that includes: a lid plate provided with a terminal pull-out through hole and a baffling portion whose upper surface is configured in a projecting and/or recessed manner; an auxiliary terminal configured such that a lower portion thereof is connected to a metallic foil of... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.
20120264010 - Nonaqueous electrolytes and nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary batteries employing the same: A nonaqueous electrolyte containing a monofluorophosphate and/or a difluorophosphate and a compound having a specific chemical structure or specific properties. The nonaqueous electrolyte can contain at least one of a saturated chain hydrocarbon, a saturated cyclic hydrocarbon, an aromatic compound having a halogen atom and an ether having a fluorine... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
20120264011 - Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and nonaqueous electrolyte battery: A nonaqueous electrolytic solution that can provide a battery that is low in gas generation, has a large capacity, and is excellent in storage characteristics and cycle characteristics. The solution contains an electrolyte, a nonaqueous solvent, and one or more compounds represented by Formulae (2) and (3):... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
20120264012 - Electrode and a production method therefor: Disclosed is an electrode. The electrode comprises an active material in the form of a powder, and an electrically conductive material based on a shape-memory alloy. Consequently, damage to the electrode can be minimised and electrode life is improved.... Agent: Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation Gyeongsang National University
20120264015 - Anode active material for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery having the same: An anode active material for a lithium secondary battery and a lithium secondary battery having the same are disclosed. The anode active material for a lithium secondary battery includes a silicon alloy consisting of silicon and at least two kinds of metals other than silicon, each having the heat of... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20120264014 - Composite particles for electrochemical element electrode: The present invention provides a method of producing a composite particle for high density electrochemical element electrodes in electrochemical elements having low internal resistance and high capacitance. Slurry containing an electric conductive material and a binder is obtained, and the slurry is sprayed to a fluidized electrode active material to... Agent:
20120264013 - Lithium ion secondary battery: Disclosed is a lithium ion secondary battery including: a positive electrode including a positive electrode active material layer comprising a positive electrode active material capable of absorbing and releasing lithium ions, and a positive electrode current collector; a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material layer comprising an alloy-formable... Agent:
20120264017 - Encapsulated sulfur cathode for lithium ion battery: Methods of making a cathode element for an electrochemical cell. The methods comprise providing hollow carbon nanotubes and a sulfur source in a closed environment. Sulfur is deposited within an interior of the hollow carbon nanotube. The method includes cleaning an exterior surface of the carbon nanotubes and incorporating the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120264018 - Composite positive electrode material with core-shell structure for lithium ion batteries and preparing method thereof: A composite positive electrode material with a core-shell structure for a lithium ion battery consists of a core active material and a shell active material. The core active material is a lithium iron phosphate or a lithium manganate, and the shell active material is a composite lithium iron phosphate with... Agent:
20120264019 - Electrode active material, electrode, and sodium secondary battery: c
20120264020 - Method of depositing silicon on carbon nanomaterials: A method of depositing silicon on carbon nanomaterials such as vapor grown carbon nanofibers, nanomats, or nanofiber powder is provided. The method includes flowing a silicon-containing precursor gas in contact with the carbon nanomaterial such that silicon is deposited on the exterior surface and within the hollow core of the... Agent: Applied Sciences, Inc.
20120264021 - Cathode active material for lithium secondary battery: Provided is a cathode active material for a lithium secondary battery, which can achieve both of excellent rate characteristic and practically sufficient durability (cycle characteristic) in the lithium secondary battery. The cathode active material for a lithium secondary battery includes therein pores. A particle or film of the cathode active... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.
20120264022 - Electrode for electrochemical device and method for producing the same: Provided is electrochemical device, such as a nonaqueous electrolyte battery, which has excellent discharge characteristics and the like by forming a thick electrode using a metal porous body, such as an aluminum porous body, as a current collector. An electrode for an electrochemical device includes a metal porous body filled... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20120264023 - Bio-fuel cell fuel supply body and bio-fuel cell system: A fuel supply body is partially or wholly formed from a material having a biopolymer as a main component and a biocatalyst that metabolically decomposes the biopolymer is contained therein or immobilized thereto. A bio-fuel cell system is constituted of the fuel supply body and a bio-fuel cell including electrodes... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120264024 - Methods and apparatuses for electrochemical cell system with movable medium and non-conducting substrate: The present invention provides methods and apparatuses for half-cells to oxidize protons in electrochemical half-cells with no medium and to oxidize acid-hosted protons in half-cell systems with a medium in a non-conducting substrate having openings and an apparatus to transfer the media among openings. Details are described of technology to... Agent:
20120264025 - Battery: Provided is a battery which can prevent deactivation from occurring by avoiding solid deposition at electrodes. The battery includes an anion conductor, a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a first aqueous liquid electrolyte layer and a second aqueous liquid electrolyte layer, wherein the first aqueous liquid electrolyte layer and the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120264026 - Wet side paper for fuel cell humidifier: A glass fiber-based paper diffusion medium, as well as a membrane humidifier for a fuel cell and method for humidifying a fuel cell using the provided glass fiber-based paper diffusion medium. The diffusion medium is a flexible, resin-bonded glass fiber paper impregnated with 26-55% cured liquid phenolic resin and having... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120264027 - Fuel-cell bipolar plate and fuel cell using the same: Disclosed is a bipolar plate for a fuel cell including a bipolar plate substrate; and a byproduct-decomposing layer covering the bipolar plate substrate, the bipolar plate has channels for transport of a reactant gas, the channels being arranged on a surface of the bipolar plate substrate, and the bipolar plate... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20120264028 - Semi-passive backpressure control valve: Backpressure control valves, methods of controlling backpressure, and fuel cell systems. In one form, the backpressure control valve is mountable in a body that defines an asymmetrical fluid passage. The backpressure control valve may include a shaft cooperative with the body, an asymmetrical blade cooperative with the shaft, and a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120264029 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system which suppresses a decrease in system efficiency of a fuel cell and, at the same time, allows an emission amount of harmful materials to be reduced for an extended period of time is disclosed. The fuel cell system includes a fuel cell stack generating electric power... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20120264030 - Membrane electrode assemblies and fuel cells with long lifetime: The present invention relates to improved membrane electrode assemblies and fuel cells with long lifetime, comprising two electrochemically active electrodes separated by a polymer electrolyte membrane based on polyoxazoles.... Agent: Basf Se
20120264031 - Protective coatings for metal alloys and methods incorporating the same: An electrochemical device having one or more solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs), each of the SOFCs including a cathode, an anode, and an electrolyte layer positioned between the cathode and anode; and at least one additional component comprising a metallic substrate having an electronically conductive, chromium-free perovskite coating deposited directly... Agent:
20120264032 - Method of manufacturing fuel cell, fuel cell manufacturing device, and fuel cell: A method of manufacturing a fuel cell includes the steps of: (a) providing an extendable stacking reference member structured to extend and contract in a stacking direction; (b) arranging the stacking reference member in an extended setting via a first opening, such that one end of the stacking reference member... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120264033 - Manufacture and calibration process for an interconnect for a fuel cell or a cell stack: The manufacture and calibration of an interconnect for a fuel cell ensures contact in all contact points between the interconnect and the adjacent electrodes.... Agent:
20120264035 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell (1) includes an anode (11), a cathode (14), an electrolyte layer (13) containing ceria and provided between the anode (11) and the cathode (14), and at least two intermediate layers containing zirconia and provided between the electrolyte layer (13) and the anode (11). The at least two... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.
20120264034 - Fuel cell electrode and production process thereof: A fuel cell electrode that contains a support layer and a catalyst layer, wherein the catalyst layer does not contain a noble metal catalyst and is formed of carbon nanotubes, wherein the carbon nanotubes have pores in sidewalls thereof, and have a pore size distribution of 0.1 nm to 30... Agent: Tokyo Institute Of Technology
20120264036 - Fluid manifold and method therefor: A electrochemical cell system includes a fluid manifold having a layered structure. The fluid manifold includes at least one conduit layer having a first side and a second side. The at least one conduit layer has at least one conduit channel.... Agent: Societe Bic
20120264037 - Composite bipolar plate: A composite bipolar plate includes a frame defining therein an inner edge and a first inlet and a first outlet at the inner edge, a bonding layer bonded to the inner edge of the frame, and a runner plate defining a plurality of flow channels and a second inlet and... Agent:
20120264038 - Plate processing: A method of processing a linked series of metallic plates, in which each plate (9) is connected to an adjacent plate along adjoining edges (8), the method comprising: providing the series of plates as a first fan-folded stack of plates (1); drawing the plates in sequence from the stack; applying... Agent:10/11/2012 > 51 patent applications in 36 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20120258336 - Hybrid negative plate for lead-acid storage battery and lead-acid storage battery: [Means for Resolution] In a hybrid negative plate for a lead-acid storage battery, comprising a negative electrode active material-filled plate having formed on the surface thereof a coating layer of a carbon mixture comprising a carbon material for ensuring conductivity, activated carbon for ensuring capacitor capacity and/or pseudocapacitor capacity, and... Agent:
20120258335 - Rechargeable battery pack: A rechargeable battery pack includes a plurality of unit cells adjacent to each other, each unit cell including a rechargeable battery, a case configured to house the unit cells and support side surfaces thereof, and a spacer compressed among the unit cells, the spacer including an elastic material and configured... Agent:
20120258337 - Battery thermal interfaces with microencapsulated phase change materials for enhanced heat exchange properties: A battery module with microencapsulated phase change materials as an automotive thermal management system. In one form, the microencapsulated phase change material is in the form of a foam made of a core encased in a generally polymer-based shell. In a more particular form, the foamed material may be tailored... Agent:
20120258338 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery for improving stability by quickly transmitting generated gas to a vent plate when an internal short circuit occurs, the rechargeable battery including: an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first and second electrodes; a case containing the electrode assembly;... Agent:
20120258339 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator disposed between the first and second electrode plates, a case accommodating the electrode assembly, and a cap assembly coupled to the case, the cap assembly including a cap plate sealing the... Agent:
20120258340 - Secondary battery: A battery may include a short circuit member connected to a terminal having a first polarity and a deformable conductive member having a second polarity, the deformable conductive member being insulated from the short circuit member, the deformable conductive member being configured to contact the short circuit member when a... Agent:
20120258341 - Secondary battery: Disclosed is a battery pack which includes: a battery case comprising a first case member and a second case member, which in combination define an enclosed space, the first case member comprising a first sealing portion, the second case member comprising a second sealing portion, wherein the first and second... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co.,ltd.
20120258342 - Electric storage device provided with current collecting member, and method for manufacturing current collecting member: A current collecting member includes first and second portions. The second portion includes a base portion the first end portion of which is connected to the second end portion of the first portion, a twisted portion the first end portion of which is connected to the second end portion of... Agent:
20120258343 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery obtained by the present invention has a negative electrode sheet 20 in which the theoretical capacities of the negative active material per unit area are equalized in a negative active material layer 24b on the outer circumference side and a negative active material layer 24a on... Agent:
20120258344 - Rapidly rechargeable battery: Design of a rapidly rechargeable gas battery is disclosed. In one embodiment, a rapidly rechargeable gas battery is constructed of a plurality of high surface area, gas adsorbing electrodes and an electrolyte, wherein, during charging operation, gases are formed and adsorbed at the plurality of electrodes such that they generate... Agent: Balachov Consulting, LLC
20120258345 - Flow battery having electrodes with a plurality of different pore sizes and or different layers: A flow battery includes an electrode operable to be wet by a solution having a reversible redox couple reactant. In one embodiment, the electrode can have plurality of micro and macro pores, wherein the macro pores have a size at least one order of magnitude greater than a size of... Agent:
20120258346 - Moisture activated battery: A battery includes a first battery. The first battery includes a first anode, a first cathode, and a dry electrolyte. The dry electrolyte is configured to be activated by a first biological fluid to electrically connect the first anode and the first cathode to generate an electrical current.... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC
20120258347 - Battery module: A battery module including: a plurality of aligned cells, wherein a cooling unit accommodating a cooling agent is provided in a vicinity of the cells, part of the cooling unit is a vulnerable section having a relatively low compressive strength, and the vulnerable section is unsealed when heat is abnormally... Agent:
20120258348 - Binder for separator of non-aqueous electrolyte battery comprising 2-cyanoethyl group-containing polymer and separator and battery using the same: Provided is a binder used for a heat-resistant porous layer which is comprised by a separator; the separator which comprises the binder and which is comprised by a non-aqueous electrolyte battery with improved stability; and the non-aqueous electrolyte battery comprising the separator. More specifically, provided is a binder for a... Agent:
20120258349 - Binder for separator of non-aqueous electrolyte battery comprising 2-cyanoethyl group-containing polymer and separator and battery using the same: An object of the invention is to provide a binder for a separator which can be comprised by a non-aqueous electrolyte battery with improved heat resistance, a separator comprising the binder, and a non-aqueous electrolyte battery comprising the separator. More specifically, provided are a binder for a separator of a... Agent:
20120258350 - Binder for separator of non-aqueous electrolyte battery comprising 2-cyanoethyl group-containing polymer and separator and battery using the same: Object of the invention is to provide a binder for a separator which can be comprised by a non-aqueous electrolyte battery with improved battery properties and heat resistance; the separator comprising the binder; and the non-aqueous electrolyte battery comprising the separator. More specifically, provided is a binder for a separator... Agent:
20120258352 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery using the same: A battery case for a secondary battery and a secondary battery using the same. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly and the battery case. The electrode assembly is composed of a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate and a separator interposed therebetween. The battery case is provided with... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120258354 - Packaging for electrochemical device, and electrochemical device: Disclosed are a packaging for an electrochemical device such as a battery, and an electrochemical device using the packaging; the packaging being usable even under a severe condition such as a high temperature or a low temperature. The electrochemical device is produced by hermetically housing electrochemical device element 31 inside... Agent: Ube Industries Ltd
20120258353 - Polymer battery module packaging sheet and a method of manufacturing the same: A polymer battery module packaging sheet includes, as essential components, a base layer (61), an aluminum layer (62), chemical conversion coatings (64a, 64b) coating the opposite surfaces of the aluminum layer (62), and an innermost layer (63). The chemical conversion coatings (64a, 64b) are formed by processing the opposite surfaces... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
20120258355 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly, the electrode assembly including a positive electrode and a negative electrode; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; a terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly, the terminal being exposed outside the case; a terminal connecting member extending outside of the case from an... Agent:
20120258356 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly; a collecting plate electrically connected to the electrode assembly; a case accommodating the electrode assembly and the collecting plate; a cap plate coupled with the case; an electrode terminal electrically connected to the collecting plate, the electrode terminal extending through the cap plate;... Agent:
20120258357 - Electrolyte for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including same: Disclosed is an electrolyte for a rechargeable lithium battery and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same, and the electrolyte includes a lithium salt composition including a first lithium salt; and a second lithium salt of lithium bisfluorosulfonyl imide represented by the following Chemical Formula 1 at a mole ratio... Agent: Sb Limotive Co., Ltd.
20120258358 - Cathode active material for a lithium ion secondary battery and a lithium ion secondary battery: [Summary] Provided is a cathode active material for a lithium secondary battery having a layered rock salt structure, including a secondary grain formed of a large number of primary grains each having an average grain size of 0.01 μm or more and 5 μm or less, in which the secondary... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.
20120258360 - Negative electrode for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery: A negative electrode for a lithium secondary battery includes a negative-electrode active material having a specific surface area of Sx (m2/g) and an average particle size of Lx (μm), a fibrous conductive material having a specific surface area of Sy (m2/g) and an average length of Ly (μm), and a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho
20120258361 - Anode active material, anode and lithium battery containing the same, and preparation method thereof: An anode active material. The anode active material includes a core including SiOx (0.5≦x≦1.7), and a coating layer formed on the core at least partially. The coating layer includes metal unreactive toward lithium.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120258363 - Positive-electrode material for a lithium ion secondary battery and manufacturing method of the same: Provided is a positive electrode material for a safe, high capacity, long lifetime lithium ion secondary battery capable of large current charging and discharging. The positive electrode material contains between 5% by mass or more and 30% by mass or less of a carbon black composite formed by joining together... Agent: Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120258364 - C2/m-structured cathode material for lithium-ion battery: o
20120258365 - Cathode active material precursor particle, cathode active material particle for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery: The invention provides lithium secondary battery cathode active material particle, which is formed as a secondary particle that is a mass of a plurality of single-crystal primary particles of a lithium-nickel-based complex oxide having a layered rock salt structure, wherein the primary particles have a mean particle size of 0.01... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.
20120258366 - Positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing same and rechargeable lithium battery including same: A positive active material for a rechargeable lithium battery is a secondary particle formed of an assembly of primary particles of a nickel-based compound. The positive active material has an average particle diameter ranging from 5.5 μm to 7.5 μm and a specific surface area ranging from 0.40 m2/g to... Agent:
20120258369 - Lithium secondary battery and cathode active material therefor: The lithium secondary battery cathode active material having a layered rock salt structure is characterized in that the material is formed of a plurality of primary particles having a mean particle size of 0.01 to 5 μm, and contains secondary particles having a mean particle size of 1 to 100... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.
20120258367 - Nanocomposite material, method for preparing the same, and energy storage device including the same: According to the present invention, the nanocomposite material, in which the nano-sized lithium-containing metal oxide with high crystallinity is combined with the graphene with high specific surface area and high electrical conductivity, has an effect of achieving excellent high efficiency charge and discharge characteristics of energy storage devices such as... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20120258368 - Negative electrode active material, method for preparing the same and lithium secondary battery including negative electrode active material: A negative electrode active material, a method of preparing the negative electrode active material and a lithium secondary battery including the negative electrode active material are disclosed. A negative electrode active material includes a lithium titanate, wherein a portion of lithium of the lithium titanate is substituted by at least... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120258370 - Negative-electrode active material for non-aqueous-system secondary battery and production process for the same: [Solving Means] A negative-electrode active material for non-aqueous-system secondary battery including a silicon phase and a composite oxide phase (a CaSiO3 phase, for instance) is obtained by mixing a silicon oxide (SiO, for instance) with a silicon compound (CaSi2, for instance), which includes silicon and at least one member of... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki
20120258371 - Method for manufacturing negative electrode active material for use in non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, negative electrode material for use in non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a carbon-coated negative electrode active material for use in a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, wherein a negative electrode active raw material including at least one of silicon oxide powder and silicon powder is coated with carbon by a catalytic CVD method. The... Agent: Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
20120258372 - Battery life extender: A battery life extender for a lead-acid storage battery is provided and comprises a mixtures of polyvinyl alcohol, polylysine, and potassium or sodium sorbate (or sorbic acid), and optionally a preservative, such as sodium benzoate. The extender is added to a lead-acid storage battery. Distilled or deionized water can be... Agent:
20120258373 - Atmospheric self-charging battery: A battery (10) is disclosed having a negative or anodic half cell (12) and a cathodic or positive half cell (13). The positive and negative half cells are encased within a fabric within a non-conductive housing (14). The housing includes holes (18) which allow the passage of ambient air. The... Agent: Omega Energy Systems, LLC
20120258374 - process for producing hydrogen from hydrocarbons: A process for producing hydrogen from a hydrocarbon gas comprising contacting at elevated temperature the hydrocarbon gas with a catalyst to catalytically convert the hydrocarbon gas to hydrogen and solid carbon; wherein, the catalyst comprises one or both of the following: (a) a calcined Fe-containing catalyst; or (b) a bimetallic... Agent: The University Western Australia
20120258375 - Fuel cell system and method for stopping power generation in fuel cell system: An oxygen-containing gas supply device of a fuel cell system is equipped with an oxygen-containing gas supply flow passage that communicates with an oxygen-containing gas inlet of a fuel cell. An oxygen-containing gas discharge flow passage communicates with an oxygen-containing gas outlet of the fuel cell. A compressor is disposed... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120258376 - Management of operation of pem-fuel-cell-stack backup electric generator: A PEM-fuel-cell-stack backup electric generator comprising: a fuel-cell stack, formed by a plurality of stacked PEM fuel cells electrically connected in series for supplying electrical energy to an electrical load; a cell-voltage monitor for measuring the voltage supplied by each fuel cell; an electrical-energy management and conditioning unit, connected between... Agent: Electro Power Systems S.p.a.
20120258377 - Fuel cell: A cell unit of a fuel cell includes a first membrane electrode assembly, a first metal separator, a second membrane electrode assembly, and a second metal separator. Frames are provided at outer circumferences of the first and second membrane electrode assemblies. An oxygen-containing gas supply passage and a fuel gas... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120258378 - Fuel cell: A cell unit of a fuel cell includes a first membrane electrode assembly, a first metal separator, a second membrane electrode assembly, and a second metal separator. A resin frame member is provided integrally with an outer circumference of the first membrane electrode assembly. An oxygen-containing gas supply passage, a... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120258379 - Fuel cell and apparatus for producing fuel cell: A fuel cell is formed by stacking membrane electrode assemblies and metal separators. The metal separator is formed by adhering and joining together an anode separator and a cathode separator. In the metal separator, a step is provided on an outer circumferential end of the cathode separator, the step being... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120258381 - Ink, fuel cell catalyst layer formed by using the ink and uses thereof: There is provided an ink for forming a fuel cell catalyst layer that is capable of efficiently forming a high-performance fuel cell catalyst layer inexpensively. The ink for forming a fuel cell catalyst layer of the present invention comprises a fuel cell catalyst, an electron conductive material, a proton conductive... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.
20120258380 - Polymer electrolyte fuel cell: A polymer electrolyte fuel cell of the present invention includes a membrane-electrode assembly (5) and separators (6A, 6B). A plurality of reactant gas channels are formed on a main surface of at least one of the separator (6A, 6B) and a gas diffusion layer (3A, 3B). In a case where... Agent:
20120258382 - Additives to mitigate catalyst layer degradation in fuel cells: Ligand additives having two or more coordination sites in close proximity can be used in the polymer electrolyte of membrane electrode assemblies in solid polymer electrolyte fuel cells in order to reduce the dissolution of catalyst, particularly from the cathode, and hence reduce fuel cell degradation over time.... Agent: Daimler Ag
20120258383 - Fuel cell metal separator and noble metal coating method therefor: A first metal separator and an electrolyte electrode assembly are stacked in a fuel cell. The first metal separator comprises a convex portion that abuts against the electrolyte electrode assembly, and a concave portion forming an oxygen-containing gas flow channel between the electrolyte electrode assembly and the concave portion. A... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120258385 - Method and apparatus for measuring volume of liquid and fuel cell system: The volume of liquid that remains in a liquid storage is calculated by measuring capacitances between several pairs of metal plates attached to each of several corresponding faces of the liquid storage and by combining liquid volumes corresponding to the capacitance based on the current position of the liquid storage.... Agent:10/04/2012 > 79 patent applications in 52 patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification
20120251849 - Battery pack: A core pack and a battery pack using the same. A battery pack includes a plurality of bare cells electrically connected to one another. A protection circuit module (PCM) is positioned at an outside of the bare cells and electrically connected to the bare cells. A temperature measurement device is... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120251848 - Rechargeable battery pack: A rechargeable battery pack for improving watertight performance for unit cells and a protection circuit module by draining water having permeated into a case while allowing inflow and outflow of cooling air into/out of the case. The rechargeable battery pack includes at least one unit cell including a rechargeable battery,... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120251850 - Electric storage apparatus: An electric storage apparatus has an electric-generating element performing charge and discharge and a case accommodating the electric-generating element and an electrolytic solution. The case has an injection portion, a cap, a worked portion, and a valve. The injection portion is used for injecting the electrolytic solution into the case.... Agent:
20120251851 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery that can induce an internal short circuit in accordance with a stimulus, for example, excessive internal pressure or temperature, is provided. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly, a collecting plate electrically connected to the electrode assembly and having a short circuit hole, a short circuit member... Agent:
20120251852 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly; a collecting plate electrically coupled to the electrode assembly and having a short circuit hole; a short circuit member comprising a metal can, wherein the metal can is in the short circuit hole; a case accommodating the electrode assembly and the collecting plate... Agent:
20120251854 - Battery: A battery includes a cylindrical shaft core, and a wound electrode formed by winding a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator around the outer periphery of the core. The wound electrode has a first wound portion formed by winding a first active material uncoated portion of... Agent:
20120251853 - Fibrous separation membrane for secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof: Disclosed herein is a fibrous separation membrane for secondary batteries, comprising: a polymer layer which partially melts and blocks pores thereof thus cutting off electric current when a temperature of a secondary battery is increased; and heat-resistant resin layers applied on both sides of the polymer layer.... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20120251855 - Battery assembly and electric cell: Each of electric cells constituting a battery assembly is provided with external terminals. The upper end of the electric cell is covered with an upper cap surrounding the external terminals whereas the lower end of the electric cell is covered with a lower cap. The electric cell is held between... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.
20120251856 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a battery cell; a case housing the battery cell; and an adhesion sheet surrounding at least a portion of an exterior surface of the case, wherein the adhesion sheet includes a base part and an adhesion part, the base part having a bending line corresponding in... Agent:
20120251857 - Insert for a rechargeable battery part: The invention relates to an insert (1), which can be inserted into a storage battery part (2) of an electrically operated tool, in particular a hand-guided tool with at least one handle for holding the tool, wherein the insert (1) comprises several battery cells (3), which are connected to one... Agent:
20120251858 - Laminated type energy device, chip type energy device, energy device electrode structure and fabrication method of the laminated type energy device: Provided is a laminated type energy device which can enhance the sealing ability and the adhesibility between the layered structure and the sealing body which houses the layered structure, and the degree of space-saving, and uses the sealing means with sufficient productivity and reliability. The laminated type energy device includes:... Agent: Rohm Co., Ltd.
20120251859 - Battery pack having liquid leak detection system: A battery pack and a liquid leak detection system are provided. The system includes first and second wire grids and an open-cell foam layer. The first and second wire grids are disposed on first and second sides, respectively, of the foam layer. The foam layer allows at least a portion... Agent:
20120251860 - Lithium-iron disulfide cell design: The invention relates to primary electrochemical cells, in addition to methods for manufacturing and discharging the same, having a jellyroll electrode assembly that includes a positive electrode with a coating comprising iron disulfide deposited on a current collector situated on the outermost circumference of the jellyroll, a lithium-based negative electrode... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.
20120251861 - Shock proof structure of battery pack for receiving battery cell: A shock proof structure of a battery pack for receiving a battery cell is formed in an electrical tool. The battery pack includes a base having a space for receiving the battery cell and a lid for opening or closing the space. The space has a plurality of first buckling... Agent: De Poan Pneumatic Corp.
20120251862 - Battery installation structure for electric vehicles: A battery tray is fixed onto a front battery cross member lower and a rear battery cross member lower. The battery pack is mounted on the battery tray. The front battery cross member lower and the rear battery cross member lower come into contact with a deformable zone of the... Agent:
20120251863 - Fabric composite support or enclosure for an automotive battery pack: A battery enclosure comprising a support and a cover fabricated from a thermoset or thermoplastic polymer reinforced by at least a woven fabric reinforcement is described. In an embodiment the reinforcement is a woven glass fabric.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120251864 - Battery holder for printed circuit board: A battery holder for attachment to a printed circuit board includes a base, a positive conductor, a negative conductor and a top. The base is to be fixed to the printed circuit board and the two conductors are fixed to the base. The top includes a window for viewing the... Agent: Memory Protection Devices, Inc.
20120251865 - Cooling sheet for an electrochemical cell and method for connecting a cooling sheet: A heat sink for an electrochemical cell, the heat sink comprises a cell region which is designed to be coupled to the electrochemical cell, a connecting region which is designed to be connected mechanically and thermally to a cooling plate, and a fold region which is arranged between the cell... Agent:
20120251866 - Battery disconnect unit and method of assembling the battery disconnect unit: A battery disconnect unit for selectively coupling a battery pack to a load is provided. The unit includes a base portion that holds first and second contactors, a pre-charging relay, and a charging relay, thereon. The unit further includes a circuit board having first, second, third and fourth bus bars... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20120251867 - Thin film battery with electrical connector connecting battery cells: A thin film battery comprises a substrate having a surface, and a plurality of battery cells on the substrate surface. Each battery cell comprises an electrolyte having opposing surfaces, and a plurality of conductors in electrical contact with at least one of the opposing surfaces of the electrolyte, the plurality... Agent:
20120251869 - Electrochemical device with improved cycle characteristics: Disclosed is an electrochemical device. The electrochemical device includes: (a) a composite separator including a porous substrate, a first porous coating layer coated on one surface of the porous substrate, and a second porous coating layer coated on the other surface of the porous substrate; (b) an anode disposed to... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20120251868 - Laminated film and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The present invention provides a laminated film and a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery. The laminated film is a laminated film in which a porous film having a shutdown function, a heat resistant porous layer consisting of an inorganic filler and a binder, and a protective porous layer are stacked on... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
20120251871 - All-solid-state battery: An all-solid-state battery includes: a positive electrode having a positive electrode current collector and a positive electrode layer on the positive electrode current collector; a negative electrode having a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode layer on the negative electrode current collector; and an electrolyte between the positive... Agent: Denso Corporation
20120251870 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes at least two or more bare cells, a lead tab and an insulating member. Each of the bare cells has a first terminal portion. The lead tab is provided to the first terminal portion of the bare cell. The insulating member is interposed between the bare... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120251872 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a plurality of secondary batteries, each of the secondary batteries including: an electrode assembly; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; and a collecting terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly and protruding from the case; a first cover member on a first surface of each of... Agent:
20120251873 - Electric cell and battery assembly: Each of electric cells constituting a battery assembly is provided with external terminals. The upper end of the electric cell is covered with an upper cap surrounding the external terminals whereas the lower end of the electric cell is covered with a lower cap. The electric cell is held between... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.
20120251874 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including: an electrode assembly; a case containing the electrode assembly; a cap plate sealing an opening of the case; an electrode terminal protruding outside the case; and a collector electrically connected between the electrode assembly and the electrode terminal, wherein the collector includes a first collecting part... Agent:
20120251875 - End cover assembly of battery: An end cover assembly of battery includes a battery end cover, a terminal substrate, an airtight insulating pad and a secure assembly. The battery end cover has first and second surfaces and a first opening. The terminal substrate is disposed on the first surface of the battery end cover and... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20120251876 - Energy storage devices comprising carbon-based additives and methods of making thereof: The present invention is directed to energy storage devices, such as lead-acid batteries, and methods of improving the performance thereof, through the incorporation of one or more carbon-based additives.... Agent: Exide Technologies
20120251879 - Aluminum foil with carbonaceous particles dispersed and supported therein: An object of the present invention is to provide an aluminum foil that can make a positive electrode current collector thinner for size reduction and higher energy density of electrical storage devices, be produced easily and has a low surface resistance. An aluminum foil of the present invention as a... Agent: Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
20120251878 - Lithium secondary battery and manufacturing method therefor: The lithium secondary battery provided by the present invention includes a negative electrode having a negative electrode collector and a negative electrode layer including a negative electrode active material and formed on the surface of the negative electrode collector, and is characterized in that the negative electrode layer comprises a... Agent:
20120251877 - Secondary lithium ion battery: A secondary lithium ion battery includes an anode electrode having an anode current collector and an anode active material formed on the anode current collector, a cathode electrode having a cathode current collector and a cathode active material formed on the cathode current collector; a separator interposed between the anode... Agent: Dongguan Amperex Technology Limited
20120251880 - Lithium ion storage device: There is provided a lithium ion storage device including a positive electrode having a positive electrode active material that is a lithium-containing compound and is capable of absorbing and desorbing lithium ions, and a negative electrode having a negative electrode active material capable of absorbing and desorbing lithium ions. The... Agent: Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120251881 - Galvanic element: A galvanic element, for example a battery or an accumulator, in particular a lithium-ion cell, includes a negative electrode, a positive electrode, and a separator lying between the negative electrode and the positive electrode. In order to increase the specific capacitance, the negative electrode includes at least one layer system,... Agent:
20120251882 - Composite, electrode active material for secondary lithium battery including the composite, method of preparing the composite, anode for secondary lithium battery including the electrode active material, and secondary lithium battery including the anode: A composite includes a compound selected from the group consisting of a lithium lanthanum zirconium oxide and a lithium lanthanum tantalum oxide; a lanthanum oxide; and an oxide selected from the group consisting of a lanthanum zirconium oxide and a lanthanum tantalum oxide. An electrode active material for a secondary... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120251883 - Electrochemical device with high capacity and method for preparing the same: Disclosed is a method for preparing an electrochemical device, comprising the steps of: charging an electrochemical device using an electrode active material having a gas generation plateau potential in a charging period to an extent exceeding the plateau potential; and degassing the electrochemical device. An electrochemical device, which comprises an... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20120251884 - Electrochemical cells comprising ion exchangers: s
20120251885 - High power, wide-temperature range electrode materials, electrodes, related devices and methods of manufacture: The present invention is generally directed to the field of lithium-ion batteries. It is more specifically directed to electrode materials used in lithium ion batteries, electrodes including the materials, devices incorporating the electrodes and related methods of manufacture. In a composition aspect of the present invention, a composition comprising at... Agent: Blue Juice, Inc.
20120251887 - Carbon-coated magneli-phase tino2n-1 nanomaterials and a method of synthesis thereof: A novel Magnéli phase nanomaterial with carbon coating is disclosed. The present Magnéli phase material, which can form a nanowire, a nanobelt, a nanoparticle, a nanocrystal, or a nanosheet, includes at least a Magnéli phase core having a substoichiometric composition of titanium oxide having a formula TinO2n-1, where n is... Agent: Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC
20120251886 - Curved two-dimensional nanocomposites for battery electrodes: A battery electrode composition is provided that comprises a composite material comprising one or more nanocomposites. The nanocomposites may each comprise a planar substrate backbone having a curved geometrical structure, and an active material forming a continuous or substantially continuous film at least partially encasing the substrate backbone. To form... Agent: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
20120251888 - Mixed carbon material and negative electrode for nonaqueous secondary battery: The present invention provides a mixed carbon material which comprises carbon material A and carbon material B and which is a carbon material suitable for a negative electrode material which can provide a nonaqueous secondary battery having a low irreversible capacity and having a negative electrode with a high capacity... Agent: Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd.
20120251889 - Particulate porous carbon material and use thereof in lithium cells: The present invention relates to a novel particulate porous carbon material containing a carbon phase and at least one pore phase, and to the use of such materials in lithium cells, especially lithium-sulfur cells. The carbon phase forms, with the pore phase, essentially unordered co-continuous phase domains, such that the... Agent: Basf Se
20120251890 - Ceramic membrane having support materials comprising polyaramide fibers and method for producing said membranes: The present invention relates to a membrane comprising a flat, flexible substrate having a plurality of openings and having a porous inorganic coating situated on and in said substrate, the material of the substrate being selected from woven or non-woven, electrically non-conductive fibers, characterized in that the substrate comprises polyaramide... Agent: Evonik Degussa Gmbh
20120251891 - Lithium-ion battery: A lithium-ion battery comprises a positive electrode, a negative electrode, an electrolyte system and an ion-selective conducting layer disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The ion-selective conducting layer consists of high polymers and an inorganic lithium salt having lithium-ion conductivity, or consists of the inorganic lithium salt.... Agent: Microvast Power Systems Co., Ltd.
20120251892 - Electrolyte for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery including the same: An electrolyte for a lithium secondary battery including a lithium salt, a nonaqueous organic solvent, and an additive, in which the additive is composed of one or more compounds including a purinone or a purinone derivative. The lithium secondary battery with improved life and high-temperature storage may be provided by... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120251893 - Nonaqueous secondary battery and method of using the same: A nonaqueous secondary battery having a positive electrode having a positive electrode mixture layer, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte, in which the positive electrode contains, as an active material, a lithium-containing transition metal oxide containing a metal element selected from the group consisting of Mg, Ti, Zr, Ge,... Agent:
20120251896 - Battery structures, self-organizing structures, and related methods: An energy storage device includes a first electrode comprising a first material and a second electrode comprising a second material, at least a portion of the first and second materials forming an interpenetrating network when dispersed in an electrolyte, the electrolyte, the first material and the second material are selected... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
20120251894 - Electrolyte with solid electrolyte interface promoters: The inventors of the subject matter of the present disclosure have developed an electrolyte solution usable in a lithium or lithium-ion battery, among other types of batteries that offers one or more of the following: improved stability (e.g., stable discharge capacities even after several cycles), elimination of the risk of... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
20120251897 - Aluminum air battery including a composite anode: A method to produce an aluminium air battery, comprising: forming a selectively reactive coating on a surface of an anode core to form a composite anode, the selectively reactive coating comprising a zinc alloy and the anode core comprising aluminium; and storing an electrolyte in contact with the composite anode,... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC
20120251898 - Recirculation complex for increasing yield from fuel cell with co2 capture: A system and method are provided for boosting overall performance of a fuel cell while simultaneously separating a nearly pure stream of CO2 for sequestration or for use in generating electrical power to further increase overall efficiency of the process. The system and method employ a heat exchanger system configured... Agent: General Electric Company
20120251899 - Solid-oxide fuel cell high-efficiency reform-and-recirculate system: A combined cycle fuel cell includes a fuel cell such as a solid-oxide fuel cell (SOFC) comprising an anode that generates a tail gas. A hydrocarbon fuel reforming system that mixes a hydrocarbon fuel with the fuel cell tail gas downstream of the fuel cell partly or fully converts the... Agent: General Electric Company
20120251904 - Fuel cell module: A fuel cell module includes: in a casing, a fuel cell stack that is formed by stacking a plurality of unit cells; and an oxidant gas distributing member that is disposed at a side surface, that extends in a stack direction, of the fuel cell stack, that extends in a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120251900 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system is equipped with an expander which is driven by an off-gas exhausted from an oxidant eject path, and which transmits motive power to a compressor, a bypass route in the oxidant eject path which bypasses a humidifier, a flow control valve which changes an opening degree... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120251901 - 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), to which at least one electric user (4) can be connected. The fuel cell system (1) has, furthermore, a reformer (9) as well as a... Agent:
20120251902 - 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), to which at least one electric user (4) can be connected. The electrodes (3), especially the anode (4), are protected if a temperature-measuring device (8)... Agent:
20120251903 - Self-humidifying membrane and self-humidifying fuel cell: A self-humidifying fuel cell is made by preparing a porous substrate, coating the substrate with a zeolitic material and filling the pores with a proton-conducting material. The coating of the substrate includes selecting a zeolitic material, and applying coating on the pore walls and surface of the porous substrate, to... Agent: The Hong Kong University Of Science And Technology
20120251905 - Fuel cell module: A fuel cell module includes in a casing: a fuel cell stack that is formed by stacking a plurality of unit cell; an oxidant gas distributing member that is disposed at a side surface, that extends in a stack direction of the unit cells, of the fuel cell stack that... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120251906 - System for adding sulfur to a fuel cell stack system for improved fuel cell stability: A system for adding sulfur to a reformate stream feeding a fuel cell stack, having a sulfur source for providing sulfur to the reformate stream and a metering device in fluid connection with the sulfur source and the reformate stream. The metering device injects sulfur from the sulfur source to... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.
20120251907 - Method for managing a fuel cell during sulfur compound pollution, and power supply device: The method for managing a fuel cell having an active gas flowing in contact with an electrode includes a step of comparing the concentration of a sulfur compound in the active gas with a threshold indicative of a sulfur compound pollution phase and a step of temporary introducing an oxygenated... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20120251908 - Voltage recovery and contaminant removal by ex-situ water flush: A system and method for removing contaminants from a fuel cell stack. The method includes exposing the cathode and anode of the stack to an air purge, then exposing the cathode and anode of the stack to a water flush and then again exposing the cathode and anode of the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120251910 - Method for controlling fuel cell system: A method includes an in-stop-mode power generating process and a first startup process. In the a first startup process, if an operation start instruction to start a fuel cell system is detected after the in-stop-mode power generating process, supply of a fuel gas from a fuel-gas supply apparatus is started,... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120251911 - Method for controlling fuel cell system: A method includes: determining whether or not an elapsed time since stopping of power generation of a fuel cell till an operation start instruction to start a fuel cell system is detected is shorter than a specified time, if the operation start instruction to start the fuel cell system is... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120251909 - Pressure-based liquid level detection and control for a fuel cell stack assembly: A fluid detection system and method for a fuel cell power plant is disclosed having a pressure sensor (61, 161) positioned in a fuel cell stack assembly (10) to measure pressure of fluid/liquid in a fluid/liquid flow path (40, 42, 44) therein and to provide a pressure-based signal (90, 63).... Agent: Utc Power Corporation
20120251912 - High efficiency, reversible flow battery system for energy storage: The present invention relates to a reversible solid oxide electrochemical cell that may operate in two modes: a discharge mode (power generation) and a charge mode (electrolytic fuel production). A thermal system that utilizes a SOFB and is inclusive of selection of operating conditions that may enable roundtrip efficiencies exceeding... Agent:
20120251913 - Methods and apparatus for refueling reversible hydrogen-storage systems: A method for refilling a hydrogen reservoir comprising a first hydrogen-storing material comprises establishing a fluid connection between the hydrogen reservoir and a cartridge containing a second hydrogen-storing material. The second hydrogen-storing material releases hydrogen at a pressure sufficient to charge the first hydrogen-storing material. Some embodiments involve heating the... Agent: Societe Bic
20120251914 - Derivation of control parameters of fuel cell systems for flexible fuel operation: A method of operating a fuel cell system includes characterizing the fuel or fuels being provided into the fuel cell system, characterizing the oxidizing gas or gases being provided into the fuel cell system, and calculating at least one of the steam:carbon ratio, fuel utilization and oxidizing gas utilization based... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation
20120251915 - Catalyst layer, membrane electrode assembly, and electrochemical cell: A catalyst layer includes a layered structure. The layered structure is laminated with sheet-like unit catalysts and pore layers. The sheet-like unit catalysts have mean thicknesses of 4 to 30 nm. The pore layers are sandwiched between the sheet-like unit catalysts.... Agent:
20120251916 - Fuel cell unit: A fuel cell unit including a membrane electrode assembly (MEA), a cathode collector plate, an anode collector plate, and a plurality of ribs is provided. The cathode collector plate is disposed at one side of the membrane electrode assembly. The anode collector plate is disposed at another side of the... Agent: Young Green Energy Co.
20120251919 - Polyarylene-based copolymer and uses thereof: The present invention provides a polyarylene-based copolymer including a plurality of segments having an ion exchange group and a plurality of segments having substantially no ion exchange group, wherein at least one of the segments having an ion exchange group includes a polyarylene structure, the polystyrene-equivalent weight-average molecular weight of... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
20120251918 - Polymer fuel cell stack and polymer fuel cell separator pair: A fuel cell separator pair has first and second separators having front and back surfaces, a corrugated plate portion shaped in a wave form at the central portion, and a flat plate portion formed in the peripheral portion and surrounding the corrugated plate portion, wherein the corrugated plate portion of... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120251917 - Solid oxide fuel cell comprising nanostructure composite cathode and fabrication method thereof: Disclosed are a solid oxide fuel cell including: a) an anode support; b) a solid electrolyte layer formed on the anode support; and c) a nanostructure composite cathode layer formed on the solid electrolyte layer, wherein the nanostructure composite cathode layer includes an electrode material and an electrolyte material mixed... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology
20120251920 - Benzoxazine-based monomer, polymer thereof, electrode for fuel cell including the polymer, electrolyte membrane for fuel cell including the polymer, and fuel cell using the electrode: A benzoxazine-based monomer includes a halogen atom-containing functional group and a nitrogen-containing heterocyclic group. A polymer formed from the benzoxazine-based monomer may be used in an electrode for a fuel cell and electrolyte membrane for a fuel cell.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120251921 - Phosphorus containing benzoxazine-based monomer, polymer thereof, electrode for fuel cell including the polymer, electrolyte membrane for fuel cell including the polymer, and fuel cell using the electrode: b
20120251922 - Electrode for a solid oxide fuel cell and method for its manufacture: An electrode is provided containing spherical voids which improve its gas diffusion properties and improving thermal stability of materials with different properties including the coefficient of thermal expansion. The electrode is especially useful as a component, i.e., cathode and/or anode, of solid oxide fuel cells.... Agent: Watt Fuel Cell Corp
20120251924 - Electrochemical reactor and active layer integrated into said reactor: The invention concerns an active layer for an electrochemical reactor comprising:—a carbon electronic conductor which is not a fullerene as a support; and —a catalytic system made up of one or more metals and a fullerene. It also concerns an electrochemical reactor integrating such an active layer.... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Engeries Alternatives
20120251923 - Material for solid oxide fuel cell, cathode including the material, and solid oxide fuel cell including the same: wherein M represents at least one of a transition metal element or a lanthanide element, a and the b are in a range of 0.4≦a≦0.6 and 0.4≦b≦0.6, respectively, x and y are in a range of 0.6≦x≦0.9 and 0.1≦y≦0.4, respectively, and δ is selected so that the compound of Chemical... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120251925 - Flexible carbon fiber nonwoven fabric: Provided is a flexible carbon fiber nonwoven fabric which has resistance to bending, is flexible, and exhibits excellent processability. Said flexible carbon fiber nonwoven fabric is obtained by carbonizing a nonwoven fabric obtained by electrospinning a composition containing: an electrospinnable polymer substance, such as polyacrylonitrile resins; an organic compound, which... Agent: Nisshinbo Holdings Inc.
20120251926 - Thin film catalyst with heat-extendable wires: A fuel cell catalyst layer includes first spaced apart strands extending longitudinally in a first direction, second spaced apart strands extending longitudinally in a second direction, the first and second spaced apart strands collectively defining openings bounded by an adjacent pair of the first spaced apart strands and an adjacent... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLCPrevious industry: Stock material or miscellaneous articles
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