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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. 12/27/2012 > 65 patent applications in 48 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120328908 - Battery pack: A battery pack comprises a battery module disposed inside a case, the battery module including a plurality of battery units, each including first and second lead tabs which protrude outside of each battery unit and which have bent portions. An insulation plate includes a plurality of ribs, wherein the bent... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120328909 - Monitoring electrode and secondary battery using the same: This invention relates to a monitoring electrode for measuring voltage of each of a cathode and an anode of a secondary battery including the cathode, the anode and an electrolyte, which includes a first end portion inserted into the secondary battery so as to be incorporated in the electrolyte but... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20120328910 - Electrolyte flow configuration for a metal-halogen flow battery: A flow battery and method of operating a flow battery. The flow battery includes a first electrode, a second electrode and a reaction zone located between the first electrode and the second electrode. The flow battery is configured with a first electrolyte flow configuration in charge mode and a second... Agent: Primus Power Corporation
20120328911 - System and method for optimizing efficiency and power output from a vanadium redox battery energy storage system: An energy storage system includes a vanadium redox battery that interfaces with a control system to optimize performance and efficiency. The control system calculates optimal pump speeds, electrolyte temperature ranges, and charge and discharge rates. The control system instructs the vanadium redox battery to operate in accordance with the prescribed... Agent: Jd Holding Inc.
20120328912 - Winding assembly for electrochemical cells, methods of making the winding assembly, and the electrochemical cell: A winding assembly including positive and negative electrodes and a separator sheet wound in an overlying relationship such that the separator sheet is positioned between the positive and negative electrodes, and such that an exposed edge of the positive electrode is spaced longitudinally from an unexposed edge of the negative... Agent: Exide Technologies
20120328913 - Energy storage device package: An energy storage device package is provided. The energy storage device package includes a bottom cover and a top cover connected to form a hollow chamber to accumulate an electrolyte, a first electrode and a second electrode formed on the top cover and which stretch from the top cover to... Agent: Delta Electronics, Inc.
20120328914 - Battery assembly structure: A safe battery assembly structure comprises a plurality of secondary battery cells mounted on one side of a rack, and a positive guiding strip, a negative guiding strip, and a plurality of fuses mounted on the other side of the rack in such a manner that the secondary battery cells... Agent: Energy Control Limited
20120328915 - Lithium-ion secondary battery, negative electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, power storage system, electric tool, and electronic device: A lithium-ion secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode containing an active material, and an electrolytic solution, in which the active material includes a core portion capable of occluding and releasing lithium ions, and a covering portion arranged on at least part of a surface of the core... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120328916 - Battery for a motor vehicle: A battery for a motor vehicle includes a battery housing in which at least one cell group having a plurality of electrochemical cells is accommodated, wherein the cells of a cell group are held on a respective cell carrier, wherein a cover part of the cell carrier includes a coolant... Agent: Audi Ag
20120328917 - Secondary battery and method for producing same: In order to obtain a secondary battery and a method for producing same whereby, notwithstanding the large size of an electrode group of several tens of stacked layers of positive electrode plates, negative electrode plates, and separators, any residual air, gases, or the like present between layers can be effectively... Agent:
20120328918 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells, each battery cell including a vent, a cover enclosing the vent, and an insulation member between the battery cell and the cover, wherein the insulation member includes a bent part that sealably engages the cover.... Agent:
20120328920 - Battery module: A battery module includes: a plurality of connecting members electrically connecting electric terminals of adjacent electric cells; and a flexible flat cable formed by flatly encapsulating an outer circumference of a flat conductor with an insulating resin and joining the plurality of connecting members. Portions of the flexible flat cable... Agent: Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd.
20120328919 - Conduit system for connecting a plurality of voltage tapping points and/or temperature measuring points of an electro-chemical device to a monitoring unit: In order to enable a connection between measuring points of an electro-chemical device and a monitoring unit of the electro-chemical device to be easily and rapidly established, there is proposed a conduit system for connecting a plurality of voltage tapping points and/or temperature measuring points of an electro-chemical device to... Agent: Elringklinger Ag
20120328924 - Battery: A battery outer covering for housing the winding-type power generating element is formed by an outer covering main body having an open face and a lid body for closing the open portion of the outer covering main body. The current collecting members and external terminals are disposed inside and outside... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.
20120328921 - Current collector and method for producing the same, battery and method for producing the same: The present invention provides a current collector, a battery including the current collector, which are capable of increasing energy density or output density and improving productivity or stability; it also provides a method for producing the current collector and a method for producing the battery. The current collector comprises: an... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120328922 - Electrochemical cell having interrupted electrodes: Provided herein are electrochemical cell element systems. One such system includes a first electrode having a desired length and an interrupted second electrode having one or more interruptions disposed between a plurality of electrode segments. The system also includes one or more separators positioned to separate the first electrode and... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology LLC
20120328923 - Electrode material for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery: The present invention provides a negative-electrode material for a lithium secondary battery which has a very low resistance, allows the lithium secondary battery to be charged and discharged (high output) at a high current and have a high capacity, and achieve a cycle life to such an extent that the... Agent: Sei Corporation
20120328925 - Battery pack having reinforcement member: Disclosed is a battery pack including a battery module array, wherein a reinforcement member is coupled to side walls of end plates or sides of main members at an outer side of an outermost battery module of the battery module array to minimize deformation of the battery pack when the... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20120328926 - Battery storage module and mounting seat: A battery storage module and a mounting seat for the battery storage module are disclosed. The battery storage module includes a sliding base and a storage battery. The sliding base includes a container, a plurality of wheels, a pair of conducting members and at least one mounting member. The container... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
20120328927 - Electrochemical devices and rechargeable lithium ion batteries: An electrochemical device includes an electrochemical cell having a first volume for receiving a liquid reactant negative electrode material, a second volume for receiving a liquid reactant positive electrode material, and a lithium ion exchange membrane positioned between the first and second volumes. Liquid reactant negative electrode material includes lithium... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120328928 - Battery cooling structure of vehicle: A battery cooling structure of a vehicle. The battery cooling structure realizes uniform cooling performance compared to a conventional technique because a plurality of battery modules constituting one battery pack are sequentially cooled by cooling air which passes from one side to the other side of the cooling structure in... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20120328929 - Separator for electrochemical device, electrochemical device using same, and method for producing the separator for electrochemical device: A separator for an electrochemical device of the present invention includes, on at least one side of a resin porous film including a thermoplastic resin as a main component, a heat-resistant porous layer including heat-resistant fine particles as a main component. The resin porous film has a surface tension (wetting... Agent:
20120328930 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack: According to one embodiment, there is provided a nonaqueous electrolyte battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The negative electrode includes a first negative electrode active material containing a monoclinic β-type titanium composite oxide and a second negative electrode active material. The second negative electrode... Agent:
20120328932 - Rechargeable battery and method for manufacturing the same: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly having electrodes on opposite sides of a separator, a case retaining the electrode assembly, a cap plate coupled with an opening of the case, electrode terminals extending through terminal holes of the cap plate, lead tabs connecting the electrode terminals to the electrode... Agent:
20120328934 - Laminate outer packaging storage device: A laminate-packaged electric storage device includes an outer package, an electric storage device element, and an electrolyte solution, the outer package formed by stacking and seal-tight bonding outer package films along a bonding section formed in an outer edge area of the outer package films, the electric storage device element... Agent: Jm Energy Corporation
20120328933 - Sealing assembly of battery, method of fabricating the same, and lithium battery: A sealing assembly of a battery, a method for fabricating the sealing assembly and a lithium ion battery are provided. The sealing assembly may comprise: a ceramic ring having a receiving hole; a metal ring fitted over the ceramic ring; and a core column formed in the receiving hole, which... Agent:
20120328935 - Active material for rechargeable battery: A magnesium battery includes a first electrode including an active material and a second electrode. An electrolyte is disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode. The electrolyte includes a magnesium compound. The active material includes an inter-metallic compound of magnesium and antimony. The active material also includes antimony... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
20120328936 - High rate, long cycle life battery electrode materials with an open framework structure: A battery includes a cathode, an anode, and an aqueous electrolyte disposed between the cathode and the anode and including a cation A. At least one of the cathode and the anode includes an electrode material having an open framework crystal structure into which the cation A is reversibly inserted... Agent: The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University
20120328937 - Nonaqueous electrolyte and lithium ion rechargeable battery: b
20120328938 - Lithium salts of fluorinated borate esters for lithium-ion batteries: Lithium salts with fluorinated chelated orthoborate anions are prepared and used as electrolytes or electrolyte additives in lithium-ion batteries. The lithium salts have two chelate rings formed by the coordination of two bidentate ligands to a single boron atom. In addition, each chelate ring has two oxygen atoms bonded to... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120328939 - Materials for battery electrolytes and methods for use: Described herein are materials for use in electrolytes that provide a number of desirable characteristics when implemented within batteries, such as high stability during battery cycling up to high temperatures high voltages, high discharge capacity, high coulombic efficiency, and excellent retention of discharge capacity and coulombic efficiency over several cycles... Agent:
20120328941 - Current collector using three-dimensional network aluminum porous body, electrode using the current collector, and nonaqueous electrolyte battery, capacitor and lithium-ion capacitor with nonaqueous electrolytic solution, each using the electrode, and met: It is an object of the present invention to provide an electrode using a current collector made of an aluminum porous body which is suitably used for an electrode for a nonaqueous electrolyte battery and an electrode for a capacitor, and a method for producing the electrode. In the current... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20120328942 - Design and fabrication of electrodes with gradients: An electrode has a front face furthest from the current collector and a back face closest to the current collector and Is disposed on the current collector, and the electrode has a primary gradient of one of a chemical, physical and performance properties of the electroactive particle composition between the... Agent: A123 Systems, Inc.
20120328940 - Lead-acid battery formulations containing discrete carbon nanotubes: Compositions of discrete carbon nanotubes for improved performance lead acid batteries. Further disclosed is a method to form a lead-acid battery with discrete carbon nanotubes.... Agent: Designed Nanotubes, LLC
20120328943 - Si/c composite, anode active materials, and lithium battery including the same: An Si/C composite includes carbon (C) dispersed in porous silicon (Si) particles. The Si/C composite may be used to form an anode active material to provide a lithium battery having a high capacity and excellent capacity retention.... Agent:
20120328944 - Electrode and electricity storage device: An electrode of the present invention includes: an electrically conductive support (11); and an active material layer (12) provided on the electrically conductive support (11), containing an electrode active material (13) and an electrical conductivity assistant (14), wherein: the electrode active material (13) includes at least one of a first... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120328945 - Lithium ion secondary battery, lithium ion secondary battery negative electrode, battery pack, electric vehicle, electricity storage system, power tool, and electronic apparatus: A lithium ion secondary battery is provided with a positive electrode, a negative electrode containing an active material, and an electrolytic solution, wherein the active material includes a core portion capable of occluding and releasing lithium ions, an amorphous or low-crystalline coating portion disposed on at least a part of... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120328946 - Lithium ion batteries using discrete carbon nanotubes, methods for production thereof and products obtained therefrom: Compositions, and methods of obtaining them, useful for lithium ion batteries comprising discrete oxidized carbon nanotubes having attached to their surface lithium ion active materials in the form of nanometer sized crystals or layers. The composition can further comprise graphene or oxygenated graphene.... Agent: Designed Nanotubes, LLC
20120328947 - Lifepo4 flakes for li-ion battery and method for manufacturing the same: LiFePO4 flakes for a Li-ion battery and a method for manufacturing the same are disclosed. The LiFePO4 flakes of the present invention have a thickness of 5 nm-200 nm, and the angle between the flat surface normal of the flake and the Li-ion diffusion channel is 0°-80°. In addition, according... Agent:
20120328948 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery has a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode active material includes a lithium-nickel-manganese composite oxide having a hexagonal layered rock-salt structure that belongs to the space group... Agent:
20120328949 - Lithium ion secondary battery and production method of same: Provided is a lithium ion secondary battery having a positive electrode active material containing Mn and exhibiting improved charge/discharge cycle characteristics. A secondary battery 10 is provided with a positive electrode 12 having a positive electrode active material containing manganese, a negative electrode 14 having a negative electrode active material,... Agent:
20120328950 - Process for the preparation of finely dispersed lithium titanium spinels and their use: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a mixture for producing lithium titanium spinel Li4Ti5O12, having the step of mixing Li2CO3 and TiO2 in a vessel (1) in which at least one oblong element (2) with a first end (2a) and a second end (2b) is... Agent: Sud-chemie Ag
20120328951 - Graphene, power storage device, and electric device: An object is to provide graphene which has high conductivity and is permeable to ions of lithium or the like. Another object is to provide, with use of the graphene, a power storage device with excellent charging and discharging characteristics. Graphene having a hole inside a ring-like structure formed by... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120328952 - Electrodes, lithium-ion batteries, and methods of making and using same: Described herein are improved composite anodes and lithium-ion batteries made therefrom. Further described are methods of making and using the improved anodes and batteries. In general, the anodes include a porous composite having a plurality of agglomerated nanocomposites. At least one of the plurality of agglomerated nanocomposites is formed from... Agent:
20120328953 - Graphene, power storage device, and electric appliance: Graphene which is permeable to lithium ions and can be used for electric appliances is provided. A carbocyclic ring including nine or more ring members is provided in graphene. The maximum potential energy of the carbocyclic ring including nine or more ring members to a lithium ion is substantially 0... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120328954 - Negative electrode material for lithium ion secondary battery, negative electrode for lithium ion secondary battery using the negative electrode material, and lithium ion secondary battery: Disclosed are: a negative electrode material for a lithium ion secondary battery, which enables the production of one having a smaller irreversible capacity. That is a negative electrode material for a lithium ion secondary battery having a carbon layer formed on a surface of a carbon material as a core,... Agent:
20120328955 - Lithium secondary battery having high capacity: A lithium battery is formed with a combination of an increased capacity negative electrode material capable of replacing a lithium metal electrode and a high capacity positive electrode material capable of realizing a high energy density. Particularly, the lithium secondary battery includes a negative electrode, and a positive electrode containing... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20120328956 - Multilayer graphene and power storage device: To provide graphene through which ions can transfer in the direction perpendicular to a plane of the graphene. Multilayer graphene includes a plurality of graphenes stacked in a layered manner. The plurality of graphenes contain a six-membered ring composed of carbon atoms, a poly-membered ring which is a seven or... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120328957 - Three-dimensional network aluminum porous body, electrode using the aluminum porous body, and nonaqueous electrolyte battery, capacitor and lithium-ion capacitor with nonaqueous electrolytic solution, each using the electrode: It is an object of the present invention to provide a three-dimensional network aluminum porous body which enables to produce an electrode continuously, an electrode using the aluminum porous body, and a method for producing the electrode. The present invention provides a long sheet-shaped three-dimensional network aluminum porous body to... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20120328958 - Solid electrolyte, method of preparing the same, and lithium battery containing the solid electrolyte: A solid electrolyte includes a sulfide-based electrolyte and a coating film including a water-resistant, lithium conductive polymer on a surface of the sulfide-based electrolyte, a method of preparing the solid electrolyte, and a lithium battery including the solid electrolyte.... Agent:
20120328959 - All solid state secondary battery and method for producing same: An all solid state secondary battery configured with the use of a NASICON-type compound for a solid electrolyte and a lithium-containing manganese oxide for a positive electrode active material. The all solid state secondary battery includes a positive electrode layer and a solid electrolyte layer, in which a positive electrode... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
20120328960 - Nonaqueous solvent and power storage device: A nonaqueous solvent having excellent reduction resistance, which can be applied to an electrolyte solution, is provided. Further, a nonaqueous solvent which can be used in a wide temperature range and applied to an electrolyte solution is provided. Furthermore, a high-performance power storage device is provided. A nonaqueous solvent containing... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120328961 - Aqeuous electrolyte composition and sealed-type primary film battery including electrolyte layer formed of the aqueous electrolyte composition: Provided are an aqueous electrolyte composition including hydrophilic microparticles and a sealed-type primary film battery including an electrolyte layer formed of the aqueous electrolyte composition. In the sealed-type primary film battery, a separation film is interposed between a positive electrode and a negative electrode, and has a plurality of through-holes.... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute
20120328963 - Negative electrode and aluminum air cell: o
20120328962 - Power storage device, electrode thereof, and method for manufacturing power storage device: To provide a power storage device having excellent charge/discharge cycle characteristics and a high charge/discharge capacity. The following electrode is used as an electrode of a power storage device: an electrode including a current collector and an active material layer provided over the current collector. The active material layer includes... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120328964 - Fuel cell system and method of operating thereof: A fuel cell system includes: a fuel cell unit 50; a first water tank 41 configured to store at least one of condensation water, cooling water, and stored hot water; a second water tank 43 configured to store at least one of the condensation water, the cooling water, and the... Agent:
20120328965 - Power generator having fuel cell and membrane conduits: A power generator includes a housing, a chemical hydride fuel block adapted to be removably placed within the housing, an air conduit disposed about the chemical hydride fuel block in the housing. The air conduit includes a fuel cell portion and a water vapor permeable, hydrogen impermeable membrane portion. The... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20120328966 - Protection of porous carbon fuel particles from boudouard corrosion: A system for producing energy that includes infusing porous carbon particles produced by pyrolysis of carbon-containing materials with an off-eutectic salt composition thus producing pore-free carbon particles, and reacting the carbon particles with oxygen in a fuel cell according to the reaction C+O2=CO2 to produce electrical energy.... Agent: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC
20120328967 - Fuel cell with selectively conducting anode component: By incorporating a selectively conducting component in electrical series with the anode components in a solid polymer fuel cell, degradation during startup and shutdown can be reduced. As a result, the startup and shutdown procedures can be simplified and consequently certain system apparatus may be omitted. The anode does not... Agent: Daimler Ag
20120328968 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell, an air supply flow passage, an air exhaust flow passage, a compressor, an expander turbine, an electric motor, a dynamic pressure gas-lubricated bearing device, and a bearing air exhaust supply flow passage. The expander turbine is disposed in the air exhaust flow... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120328969 - Centrifugal blower system and fuel cell incorporating same: f
20120328971 - Solid electrolyte membrane, fuel battery cell, and fuel battery: Provided are a solid electrolyte membrane useful in achieving strong electromotive force in a fuel battery, and a fuel battery cell produced with this membrane. The solid electrolyte membrane includes a substrate made of a sheet material and having a plurality of openings penetrating the substrate in its thickness direction,... Agent: Santoku Corporation
20120328972 - Construction of planar rechargeable oxide-ion battery cells and stacks using stainless steel housing structures: This present invention describes the processing steps for constructing a rechargeable oxide-ion battery (ROB) cell using a cell membrane assembly 40 and a hollow metal housing structure 30 wherein assembly steps include: a) forming a membrane assembly 40 of air electrode 20, metal electrode 24 and electrolyte 22 therebetween; b)... Agent:12/20/2012 > 86 patent applications in 52 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120321911 - Non-aqueous electrolyte battery, non-aqueous electrolyte battery positive electrode, non-aqueous electrolyte battery negative electrode, non-aqueous electrolyte battery separator, electrolyte for non-aqueous electrolyte, and method of manufacturing non-aq: A battery is composed of a positive electrode in which a positive electrode active material layer including a positive electrode active material is formed on a positive electrode collector, a negative electrode in which a negative electrode active material layer including a negative electrode active material is formed on a... Agent: Sony Corporation
20120321912 - Battery devices: A battery carrier configured to be mounted to a tool body of an electric tool for supplying electric power to the tool body may include a plurality of battery mount sections arranged in a juxtaposed relationship, each battery mount section may be configured to hold a battery that has a... Agent: Makita Corporation
20120321914 - Electricity supply system for vehicles: The invention relates to an electricity supply system for vehicles, which has a connector device that includes an electronic board provided with a data microprocessor; a plurality of connector plugs arranged in parallel and connected to one another to couple to a plurality of removable rechargeable batteries; a connection to... Agent:
20120321915 - Electrochemical power delivery voltage regulator: An electrochemical power delivery voltage regulator. The regulator includes one or more fluid circuits having a first electrolyte solution with a primary redox couple and a secondary redox couple; and a second electrolyte solution with a further primary redox couple; a polyelectrode in contact with the first electrolyte solution; a... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120321913 - Manufacturing method for long-lived negative electrode and capacitor battery adopting the same: The present invention relates to a preparation method of a long cycle life negative electrode as well as the organic hybrid capacitor battery using this negative electrode. The preparation steps of the negative electrode include: blending all materials including carbon material with a fast lithium intercalation capability, and a binder,... Agent: Shanghai Aowei Technology Development Co., Ltd.
20120321917 - Fuel cell system and vehicle equipped with the same: A fuel cell system and a fuel cell vehicle equipped with the fuel cell system are provided. In a case where the voltage of a battery is outside a voltage range of fuel cells where oxidation-reduction proceeds, an ECU controls a DC/DC converter to be placed in a direct connection... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd
20120321918 - Portable fuel cell systems and methods therefor: A fuel cell system including, among other things, one or more of a fuel cell, a fuel reservoir, a current collecting circuit, a plenum, or a system cover. The fuel reservoir is configured to store fuel, and may include a regulator for controlling an output fuel pressure and a refueling... Agent: Societe Bic
20120321916 - System and method for sensing and mitigating hydrogen evolution within a flow battery system: A method is provided for mitigating hydrogen evolution within a flow battery system that includes a plurality of flow battery cells, a power converter and an electrochemical cell. The method includes providing hydrogen generated by the hydrogen evolution within the flow battery system to the electrochemical cell. A first electrical... Agent: Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Inc.
20120321919 - Battery case for receiving electrochemical energy-storage devices: A battery case includes a deformable lateral wall. The battery case is provided to receive at least one electrochemical energy storage device. An electrochemical energy storage device includes a cell frame, which partially surrounds the device and in some areas forms the outer wall of the battery case. The battery... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh
20120321920 - System and method for operating a flow battery system at an elevated temperature: A flow battery system includes a flow battery stack, a sensor and a coolant loop. The flow battery stack has an electrolyte solution flowing therethrough, and the sensor is in communication with the electrolyte solution. The coolant loop is in heat exchange communication with the electrolyte solution, wherein the heat... Agent: Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Inc.
20120321921 - Battery cooling apparatus for electric vehicle: A battery pack apparatus has a plurality of battery cell units that are stacked together in generally parallel relation. The battery cell units are configured to define converging air flow spaces therebetween. An air inlet header provides a converging air inlet plenum that is situated adjacent one side of the... Agent:
20120321922 - Rechargeable battery having anti-vibration member: A rechargeable battery that improves an anti-vibration property is provided. The rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator that is disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, a case that houses the electrode assembly, and a cap assembly including... Agent:
20120321924 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery having the same: A secondary battery includes a jelly roll including a positive and negative electrode plates respectively having positive and negative electrode non-coating portions and at least one separator; positive and negative electrode terminals each having a contact portion, an electrode terminal and an extending portion; elastic members respectively provided between the... Agent: Samsung Sdl Co., Ltd.
20120321923 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including: an electrode assembly including first and second electrode plates and a separator interposed between the electrode plates; and a battery case housing the electrode assembly, in which an end portion of the separator which is disposed at the outermost portion of the electrode assembly is housed... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120321925 - Energy supply unit for an electrical device: An energy supply unit (1) for an electrical device comprises a housing (2, 3) having an outer wall and an electrical energy source arranged in the housing (2, 3). A non-reclosable tear-open closure (10, 13) is provided such that the energy source can be removed in order to be disposed... Agent: Marlafin Ag
20120321927 - Battery case for vehicle: A battery case for a vehicle includes a tray member (22) made of resin and configured to hold a battery (38), one or more beam members (30) arranged so as to extend in at least one of width and longitudinal directions of the tray member, the one or more beam... Agent: Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20120321926 - Processing device of nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof: To melt and diffuse metallic foreign bodies immixed in electrodes of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery before initial charging, electrodes (18) wound with a separator (24) between a cathode plate (20) and an anode plate (22) are placed in a battery case (16) and the battery case (16) is filled... Agent: Tongji University
20120321928 - Mechanism to reduce thermal gradients in battery systems: A device and method are disclosed for providing substantially uniform temperatures to at least a first and second battery cell in a battery pack. A heat transfer control element is operatively coupled to the at least first and second battery cells. The heat transfer control element is adapted to transfer... Agent: Coda Automotive, Inc.
20120321929 - Separator for nonaqueous secondary battery, method for producing the same, and nonaqueous secondary battery: The present invention is to provide a separator that is excellent in heat resistance, shutdown function, flame retardancy and handling property. The separator for a nonaqueous secondary battery of the invention is a separator for a nonaqueous secondary battery that has a polyolefin microporous membrane at least one surface of... Agent: Teijin Limited
20120321930 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery using the same: There are provided an electrode assembly and a secondary battery using the same, in which a stack-type secondary battery includes an edge portion of at least one of the electrode plates to be adhered to a corresponding edge portion of the separator, so that it is possible to inhibit contraction... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120321932 - Lamination type secondary batteries: The present invention provides a lamination type secondary battery in which separators are prevented from becoming wrinkled and are free from laminating dislocation. An aspect of the present invention is a lamination type secondary battery in which a plurality of planar positive electrodes (2) and negative electrodes (3) are alternately... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.
20120321931 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes at least one first electrode plate, at least one second electrode plate and separators. The first electrode plate has a first active material layer intermittently coated in the length direction thereof and a first non-coating portion on which the first active material layer is not coated.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120321933 - Secondary battery with improved storage characteristics and method for manufacturing the same: Provided is a secondary battery comprising a separator having an inorganic layer wherein active sites of inorganic particles in the inorganic layer are modified into non-reactive sites. Use of the separator leads to improvements in wettability of an electrolyte and thermoelectric stability and storage characteristics of the secondary battery. Provided... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20120321934 - Pinned battery cell array for a hybrid electric vehicle: An energy storage system comprising at least one energy storage module adapted to supply electrical energy to a hybrid vehicle. The energy storage module comprises an enclosure, at least one battery array located within the enclosure comprised of one or more battery cells held in place between side rails and... Agent:
20120321935 - Pouch type secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: Provided are a pouch type secondary battery capable of preventing corrosion of a metal layer due to exposure of the metal layer to the outside at a distal end of a case thereof, and a method for manufacturing the same.... Agent: Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.
20120321936 - Battery pack: Provided is a battery pack including a plurality of battery cells including at least one row of battery cells, an electrode tab connecting the plurality of battery cells to each other in parallel, and a bus bar coupled to the electrode tab, wherein the electrode tab includes a main plate... Agent:
20120321937 - Battery end cap: An battery end cap is disclosed for limiting current flow of a battery. The battery end cap includes a cap terminal, the cap terminal comprising an external conductive surface and an internal conductive surface. The battery end cap further includes a pressure sensitive switch, wherein when the battery end cap... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120321939 - Flat battery: Provided is a flat battery with a molded gasket extending from the opening edge of the seal can to the flat portion, where the gasket may be prevented from exfoliating from the inner surface of the seal can. A flat battery (1) includes: a negative electrode can (10) (exterior can)... Agent: Hitachi Maxell Energy, Ltd.
20120321938 - Microbattery and method for manufacturing same: The invention relates to a microbattery that comprises a stack on a substrate, covered by an encapsulation layer and comprising first and second current collector/electrode assemblies, a solid electrolyte and electrical connections of the second current collector/electrode assembly to an external electrical load. The electrical connections are formed by at... Agent:
20120321940 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery according to a present exemplary embodiment comprises an electrode element including a positive electrode and a negative electrode arranged to face each other, a nonaqueous electrolyte and a jacket housing the electrode element and the nonaqueous electrolyte. The negative electrode is formed by bounding a... Agent:
20120321943 - Electric storage element and production method thereof: There is provided an electric storage element and a production method thereof. The electric storage element has excellent air tightness at a portion connected with an external terminal and realizes high assembling performance, even in a simple configuration. The electric storage element includes casings, an external terminal that has a... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.
20120321942 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery using the same: An electrode assembly comprises a first electrode plate having a first electrode tab coupled to one end portion thereof; a second electrode plate having a second electrode tab coupled to one end portion thereof; and a separator interposed between the first and second electrode plates. In the electrode assembly, the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120321944 - Electrode structural body for battery module: An external connecting portion of a conducting member is an upright portion formed by folding an end portion of a metal plate, and an outer face of the upright portion is exposed outside a battery module. Also, in the upright portion, a cylindrical portion, including a female screw on an... Agent: Nifco Inc.
20120321941 - Secondary battery: A stacked-type electrode assembly is disclosed. In one embodiment, the electrode assembly includes at least one first electrode plate including i) a first active material coating portion formed on a first base material and coated with a first active material and ii) a first non-coated portion, wherein the first electrode... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120321947 - Lithium secondary battery and manufacturing method for same: In a lithium secondary battery provided by the present invention, a positive electrode active material is constituted by a lithium composite oxide having at least lithium, nickel, and/or cobalt as main constituent elements, a porosity of a positive electrode active material layer is 30% or more and 40% or less,... Agent:
20120321949 - Method of producing lithium ion-storing/releasing material, lithium ion-storing/releasing material, and electrode structure and energy storage device using the material: A method of producing a material capable of electrochemically storing and releasing a large amount of lithium ions is provided. The material is used as an electrode material for a negative electrode, and includes silicon or tin primary particles composed of crystal particles each having a specific diameter and an... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120321948 - Positive electrode material, manufacturing method thereof, positive electrode for non-aqueous rechargeable battery, and non-aqueous rechargeable battery: A positive electrode material that can form a positive electrode mixture containing composition with reduced changes over time and high productivity, a manufacturing method thereof, a non-aqueous rechargeable battery less likely to swell and having a high storage characteristic during storage at high temperatures, and a positive electrode that can... Agent:
20120321945 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an intermediate layer having a pattern formed by carbon and a binder between a substrate and an active material layer and reinforcing adhesion between the substrate and the active material layer. In the intermediate layer, the carbon and the binder in the intermediate layer are adjacent... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120321946 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a first electrode plate including a first active material coated area in which a first substrate is coated with a first active material and a first non-coated area not coated with the first active material; a second electrode plate including a second active material coated area... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120321950 - Lithium ion secondary battery: A lithium ion battery includes: a positive electrode capable of occluding and emitting lithium ions; a negative electrode that is capable of occluding and emitting lithium ions; a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode; and an electrolytic solution. The negative electrode of the lithium ion battery... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20120321951 - Method for producing porous metal body, porous aluminum body, battery electrode material including porous metal body or porous aluminum body, and electrode material for electrical double layer capacitor: A porous metal body containing continuous pores and having a low oxygen content is provided by decomposing a porous resin body that contains continuous pores and has a layer of a metal thereon by heating the porous resin body at a temperature equal to or less than the melting point... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20120321952 - Method for producing porous metal body, porous aluminum body, battery electrode material including porous metal body or porous aluminum body, and electrode material for electrical double layer capacitor: A porous metal body containing continuous pores and having a low oxygen content is provided by decomposing a porous resin body that contains continuous pores and has a layer of a metal thereon by heating the porous resin body at a temperature equal to or less than the melting point... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20120321953 - Graphene-enabled vanadium oxide cathode and lithium cells containing same: A nano graphene-enabled vanadium oxide composite composition for use as a lithium battery cathode active material, wherein the composite composition is formed of one or a plurality of graphene, graphene oxide, or graphene fluoride sheets or platelets and a plurality of nano-particles, nano-rods, nano-wires, nano-sheets, and/or nano-belts of a vanadium... Agent: Nanotek Instruments, Inc.
20120321955 - Lithium-ion secondary battery: n
20120321957 - Conductor having a permeation region: Conductor for an electrode of an electrochemical energy storage means, in particular of, essentially, prismatic shape, with a passage region through which electrons may enter into the conductor or through which electrons may exit from the conductor.... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh
20120321959 - Electrodes, lithium-ion batteries, and methods of making and using same: Described herein are improved composite anodes and lithium-ion batteries made therefrom. Further described are methods of making and using the improved anodes and batteries. In general, the anodes include a porous composite having a plurality of agglomerated nanocomposites. At least one of the plurality of agglomerated nanocomposites is formed from... Agent:
20120321961 - Carbon nanotube array bonding: Material compositions are provided that may comprise, for example, a vertically aligned carbon nanotube (VACNT) array, a conductive layer, and a carbon interlayer coupling the VACNT array to the conductive layer. Methods of manufacturing are provided. Such methods may comprise, for example, providing a VACNT array, providing a conductive layer,... Agent: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
20120321960 - Negative active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing the same, and negative electrode and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: Provided are A carbon-based material having a FWHM ranging from 2.5° to 6.0° at 2θ ranging from 20° to 30° in a XRD pattern using CuKα ray and a peak area ratio ranging from 1.0 to 100.0 between FWHM at 2θ ranging from 20° to 30° and FWHM at 2θ... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20120321962 - Polymer secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: There is provided a polymer secondary battery using silicon and silicon oxide as a negative electrode active material that shows a high capacity retention rate also when a charge and discharge cycle is repeated. A polymer secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator interposed between the... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.
20120321963 - Gel polymer electrolyte composition: An objective of the present invention is to provide a gel polymer electrolyte composition which exhibits excellent electrolyte retaining ability, excellent ion conductivity, higher mechanical strength and excellent shape preservation, which does not require an extra step for crosslinking, and which can provide a secondary battery with excellent cycle properties... Agent: Kuraray Co., Ltd.
20120321964 - Nonaqueous solvent and nonaqueous electrolytic solution for electrical storage device and nonaqueous electrical storage device, lithium secondary battery and electric double layer capacitor using the same: A nonaqueous solvent for an electrical storage device disclosed in the present application includes fluorine-containing cyclic saturated hydrocarbon having a structure represented by the following general formula (1) in which one or two substituents R are introduced into a cyclopentane ring; and a compound having a relative dielectric constant of... Agent:
20120321965 - Lithium ion secondary battery: Disclosed is a lithium ion secondary battery including: a positive electrode, a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material layer comprising an alloy-type active material, a lithium ion-permeable insulating layer interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The negative electrode active material layer... Agent:
20120321966 - Electrolyte enhanced microbial fuel cell: The present invention relates to a process comprising A) providing a microbial fuel cell comprising i) an anode containing one or more electrically conductive materials which is arranged to provide flow paths for electrons through the electrically conductive material, ii) microbes in electrical contact with the anode iii) a cathode... Agent: Dow Global Technologies LLC
20120321968 - Air battery and air battery stack: There is provided an air battery having a power generation body, the power generation body comprising: a laminate in which a negative electrode, a separator, a positive electrode having a catalyst layer and a positive electrode current collector, and an oxygen diffusion membrane are laminated in this order; and an... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
20120321967 - Ionic liquid containing sulfonate ions: Embodiments are related to ionic liquids and more specifically to ionic liquids used in electrochemical metal-air cells in which the ionic liquid includes sulfonate ions as the anion.... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.
20120321969 - Synthesis of hetero compounds using dialkylcarbonate quaternation: Methods of preparing hetero ionic complexes, and ionic liquids from bisulfate salts of heteroatomic compounds using dialkylcarbonates as a primary quaternizing reactant are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods of making electrochemical cells comprising the ionic liquids, and an electrochemical cell comprising an alkaline electrolyte and a hetero ionic complex additive.... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.
20120321970 - Metal-air cell with ion exchange material: Embodiments of the invention are related to anion exchange membranes used in electrochemical metal-air cells in which the membranes function as the electrolyte material, or are used in conjunction with electrolytes such as ionic liquid electrolytes.... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.
20120321971 - Hydrogen generator and fuel cell power generation system: A hydrogen generation apparatus 200 includes: an evaporating part 7; a reforming reaction part 9A connected to the downstream side of the evaporating part; a carbon monoxide reducing part 20 provided downstream from the reforming reaction part; and a gas guiding part 21 disposed between the reforming reaction part and... Agent:
20120321972 - Water management in fuel cells: An electrochemical fuel cell having an anode, an ion transfer membrane and a cathode has liquid water delivered to the fluid flow channels within the cathode so as to maintain a relative humidity of 100% throughout the fluid flow channels. A calibration method and apparatus is described for determining an... Agent:
20120321973 - Alkaline membrane fuel cells and apparatus and methods for supplying water thereto: A device to produce electricity by a chemical reaction without the addition of liquid electrolyte comprises an anode electrode, a polymer membrane electrolyte fabricated to conduct hydroxyl (OH—) ions, the membrane being in physical contact with the anode electrode on a first side of the membrane, and a cathode electrode... Agent: Cellera, Inc.
20120321974 - Method for controlling a fuel cell utilizing a fuel cell sensor: A solid oxide fuel cell module includes a fuel cell tube comprising an inner anode, an outer cathode, and an electrolyte disposed between the inner anode and the outer cathode. The inner anode includes a plurality of hollow rod current conducting members embedded in a bulk anode.... Agent: Adaptive Materials, Inc.
20120321975 - Method of optimizing operating efficiency of fuel cells: A method of operating a fuel cell electrochemical system includes receiving at least one of a cost of electricity and a cost of fuel and adjusting at least one of an operating efficiency and throughput of the fuel cell based on the at least one of the received cost of... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation
20120321976 - Controlling fuel cell: A fuel cell system has a fuel cell that includes at least one cell with an electrolyte membrane, an index value acquirer and a controller. The index value acquirer obtains a temperature index value correlated to temperature of a short circuit area in each cell. The controller controls a control... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120321977 - Fuel cell operating method and fuel cell system: Included are: a basic operation plan creating section 2 configured to create a basic operation plan based on durable years (e.g., 10 years) and a durable operating time (e.g., 40000 hours) of a fuel cell 1, such that the fuel cell 1 is operated within the range of at least... Agent:
20120321978 - Fuel cell system having at least one fuel cell: A fuel cell system includes at least one fuel cell and at least one air conveyor that conveys a process air flow to the fuel cell. At least one heat exchanger is also provided, through which the process air flow flows after the air conveyor and through which a cooling... Agent: Daimler Ag
20120321979 - Control strategy to prevent unexpected hydrogen flow to the cathode due to a failed pressure sensor while catalytic heating: A method for determining a flow of a gas through an injector and a flow of a gas through a valve in a fuel cell system. The method includes determining an injector flow estimation for the gas flowing through the injector and determining a valve flow estimation for the gas... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120321980 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell unit configuring a fuel cell is provided with a first separator, a first electrolyte film/electrode body, a second separator, a second electrolyte film/electrode body, and a third separator. Resin guide members are provided on the outer periphery of the first separator, the second separator, and the third... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120321981 - Fuel cell system with interconnect: The present invention includes a fuel cell system having a plurality of adjacent electrochemical cells formed of an anode layer, a cathode layer spaced apart from the anode layer, and an electrolyte layer disposed between the anode layer and the cathode layer. The fuel cell system also includes at least... Agent:
20120321982 - Fuel cell system with interconnect: The present invention includes a fuel cell system having a plurality of adjacent electrochemical cells formed of an anode layer, a cathode layer spaced apart from the anode layer, and an electrolyte layer disposed between the anode layer and the cathode layer. The fuel cell system also includes at least... Agent:
20120321983 - Fuel cell system with interconnect: The present invention includes a fuel cell system having a plurality of adjacent electrochemical cells formed of an anode layer, a cathode layer spaced apart from the anode layer, and an electrolyte layer disposed between the anode layer and the cathode layer. The fuel cell system also includes at least... Agent:
20120321984 - Fuel cell system with interconnect: The present invention includes a fuel cell system having a plurality of adjacent electrochemical cells formed of an anode layer, a cathode layer spaced apart from the anode layer, and an electrolyte layer disposed between the anode layer and the cathode layer. The fuel cell system also includes at least... Agent:
20120321985 - Fuel cell stack: A casing of a fuel cell stack has stack deformation prevention structure for limiting the change of an interval between end plates on the lower side in a direction of gravity, due to swelling of the lower side of the stack body in the direction of gravity. The stack deformation... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120321986 - Roll-good fuel cell fabrication processes, equipment, and articles produced from same: Fabricating roll-good fuel cell material involves laminating first and second bonding material webs having spaced apart windows to first and second surfaces of a fuel cell membrane web. First and second active regions of the membrane web are positioned within the respective bonding material windows. Third and fourth gasket material... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20120321988 - Catalyst layer assembly: A reinforced catalyst layer assembly, suitably for use in a fuel cell, said reinforced catalyst layer assembly comprising: (i) a planar reinforcing component consisting of a porous material having pores extending through the thickness of the material in the z-direction, and (ii) a first catalyst component comprising a first catalyst... Agent: Johnson Matthey Public Limited Company
20120321987 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly, and a first separator and a second separator sandwiching the membrane electrode assembly. The membrane electrode assembly has a resin frame member, and an inlet buffer is provided on the resin frame member adjacent to the fuel gas supply passage. The inlet... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20120321989 - Membrane/electrode assembly for polymer electrolyte fuel cell and process for producing cathode for polymer electrolyte fuel cell: the cathode 30 has, between the catalyst layer 32 and the gas diffusion layer 38, a first interlayer 36 comprising carbon fibers (C1) and a fluorinated ion exchange resin (F1), and a second interlayer 34 comprising carbon fibers (C2) and a fluorinated ion exchange resin (F2), in this order from... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
20120321991 - Alkaline membrane fuel cells and apparatus and methods for supplying water thereto: A device to produce electricity by a chemical reaction without the addition of liquid electrolyte comprises an anode electrode, a polymer membrane electrolyte fabricated to conduct hydroxyl (OH—) ions, the membrane being in physical contact with the anode electrode on a first side of the membrane, and a cathode electrode... Agent: Cellera, Inc.
20120321990 - Electrolyte membrane for solid oxide fuel cells, method for manufacturing the same, and fuel cell using the same: Provided is an electrolyte membrane for solid oxide fuel cells. The electrolyte membrane for solid oxide fuel cells includes two or more deposited layers, wherein each of the deposited layers independently has an average crystal grain size of 5-100 nm and the deposited layers are different from each other in... Agent: Snu R&db Foundation
20120321992 - Composite electrolyte membrane for fuel cell, method of manufacturing the membrane, and fuel cell including the membrane: A composite electrolyte membrane for a fuel cell with a controlled phosphoric acid-based material retention ratio. The composite electrolyte membrane includes an electrolyte membrane containing a compound having a phosphoric acid-based material-containing functional group. Also disclosed are a method for manufacturing the composite electrolyte membrane, and a fuel cell including... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20120321993 - Proton conductive polymer electrolyte membrane having excellent oxidation resistance, and process for producing the same: The process for producing a proton conductive polymer electrolyte membrane of the present invention includes the steps of: irradiating resin fine particles with radiation; graft-polymerizing a vinyl monomer having a sulfonic acid group precursor and a vinyl monomer having a carbonyl group equivalent with the resin fine particles in a... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20120321994 - Fuel cell system with interconnect: The present invention includes a fuel cell system having a plurality of adjacent electrochemical cells formed of an anode layer, a cathode layer spaced apart from the anode layer, and an electrolyte layer disposed between the anode layer and the cathode layer. The fuel cell system also includes at least... Agent:
20120321995 - System and method for selective deposition of a catalyst layer for pem fuel cells utilizing inkjet printing: In one embodiment, a method for forming electrodes on a substrate has been developed. The method includes operating a first plurality of printheads to eject a first ink onto a first portion of the substrate and operating a second plurality of printheads to eject a second ink onto a second... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120321996 - Catalyst carrying fine metal particles and use thereof: The production method according to the present invention includes a process for producing fine particles formed of a non-precious metal; a process for forming a shell of a precious metal on the respective surfaces of the fine particles of the non-precious metal; and a process for collecting a catalyst from... Agent: Noritake Co., Ltd.,12/13/2012 > 66 patent applications in 51 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120315506 - Module system for microbial fuel cell: Disclosed is a module system for a microbial fuel cell used in the field of a microbial fuel cell, in which a plurality of unit cells electrically connected to each other in series cannot share an anode part solution. In the module system for the microbial fuel cell, the unit... Agent: Gwangju Institute Of Science And Technology
20120315508 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells, a plurality of holders, and a thermistor. Each of at least one of holders includes a thermistor holder. The thermistor supporter includes a pair of thermistor receiving segments, a pair of thermistor engagement segments, and a thermistor cover portion. The sensor... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd
20120315507 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a plurality of batteries, a circuit board electrically connected to the batteries, a housing having a battery receiving unit to receive the plurality of batteries, the circuit board being at an end of the housing, and a fuse unit electrically connected between the batteries and the... Agent:
20120315509 - Fuel cell bypass diode structures and attachment methods: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell stack which includes a plurality of fuel cells contacted in series by a plurality of interconnects. The various embodiments provide systems and methods for coupling a fuel cell stack with an electric bypass module within a hot zone. The bypass module may... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation
20120315510 - Battery pack with breathable membrane: A battery pack is provided which includes at least one electrochemical rechargeable battery cell, and a housing enclosing the battery cell. At least one inlet is formed in the housing configured such that gas can enter into the housing, and at least one outlet is formed in the housing configured... Agent: Coda Automotive, Inc.
20120315511 - Electrode materials for electrical cells: The present invention relates to electrode materials for charged electrical cells, comprising at least one polymer comprising polysulfide bridges, and carbon in a polymorph comprising at least 60% sp2-hybridized carbon atoms. The present invention further relates to electrical cells comprising the inventive electrode material, to specific polymers comprising polysulfide bridges,... Agent: Basf Se
20120315512 - Positive electrode for lithium ion battery: A positive-electrode material for a lithium ion battery includes two or more types of positive-electrode active materials which are expressed by a chemical formula LiMPO4 (where M includes one or more types of metal elements selected from the group consisting of Mn, Fe, Co, and Ni) and which have an... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20120315513 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery including an electrode assembly; a can accommodating the electrode assembly; a cap assembly coupled with the can, the cap assembly being positioned at a topmost part of the can and having an upper cap including gas discharge holes therein; and a washer coupled with the upper... Agent:
20120315514 - Lithium-ion battery with a gas-releasing and explosion-proof safety valve: The present disclose provides a lithium-ion battery with a gas-releasing and explosion-proof safety valve, which comprises a casing and a battery core. The casing includes an opening that is sealed by a thermal cover, on which a safety valve is disposed. The safety valve comprises a safety cover and a... Agent:
20120315515 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery according to an exemplary embodiment includes an electrode assembly having a positive electrode and a negative electrode, a case in which the electrode assembly is installed, a cap plate coupled with the case, a short-circuit member provided in a short-circuit hole formed in the cap plate and... Agent:
20120315517 - Battery pack dehumidifier with active reactivation system: A battery pack dehumidifier system for controlling the relative humidity within a battery pack enclosure is provided, the dehumidifier system including a desiccant that absorbs/adsorbs water vapor from the battery pack enclosure. The system heats and reactivates the desiccant at predetermined time intervals or when the humidity within the system... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.
20120315518 - Method and device for extending the lifetime of a battery in particular of a vehicle: A method includes coupling two conducting rods between terminals of a battery cell of a battery having several branches coupled in parallel, each branch having several battery cells coupled in series. A force tending to squeeze the rods against each other is applied, with the rods being held apart from... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Sa
20120315516 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode and a second electrode; a case housing the electrode assembly; a cap plate coupled to the case; a short-circuit tab electrically coupled to the second electrode and having an opening; a short-circuit member electrically coupled to the first electrode... Agent:
20120315519 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells and a plurality of cell barriers. Each cell barrier is between adjacent battery cells of the plurality of battery cells and includes at least one flange. The flange has a first flange portion and a second flange portion. The first flange... Agent:
20120315520 - Battery pack: A cover 1b of a battery pack case has an intake port and an exhaust port 31. With in the battery pack case, battery accommodation sections respectively accommodate battery modules and a junction box accommodation section. A supply flow path and an exhaust flow path are provided at ends of... Agent: Lithium Energy Japan
20120315521 - Modular battery with exchangeable cell elements: A method for manufacturing and to a method for replacing pouches of a secondary battery and to a rack or base for a secondary battery. The base comprises a plurality of reception portions wherein each one of the plurality of reception portions comprises a fastening element for receiving and mechanically... Agent:
20120315522 - Voltage sensing assembly for battery module and battery module employed with the same: Disclosed is a voltage sensing assembly for a battery module to sense voltage of battery cells having electrode terminals formed at the upper or lower end thereof in a state in which the voltage sensing assembly is mounted in the battery module, the voltage sensing assembly including (a) an upper... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20120315523 - Electrochemical cells with improved spiral-wound electrode assembly: A spiral-wound electrode assembly, an electrochemical cell with the spiral-wound electrode assembly, and a method of manufacturing an electrochemical cell with the spiral-wound electrode assembly are disclosed. The spiral-wound electrode assembly has a first electrode that has a first electrode active material, a leading edge and a trailing edge. The... Agent:
20120315524 - Negative electrode for a nickel-hydrogen rechargeable battery and a nickel-hydrogen rechargeable battery using the same: A negative electrode for a nickel-hydrogen rechargeable battery is a strip-shaped negative electrode, the negative electrode being formed of a core body and a negative mixture layer covering the core body and containing hydrogen-storage alloy particles, including a main section, both sides of which face the positive electrode with the... Agent: Fdk Twicell Co., Ltd.
20120315526 - Sealed battery: A sealed battery including: an electrode assembly 11 having multiple positive electrode substrates exposed at one end and negative electrode substrates exposed at the other end; and collectors 181 and collector receiving parts 183 that are resistance-welded on both sides of the multiple positive or the multiple negative electrode substrates... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20120315525 - Square battery and manufacturing method of the same: A positive electrode sheet and a negative electrode sheet are laminated and wound around a shaft core 126 while being insulated by a separator. Spreading operation plates 90P and 90N are fitted to both ends of the shaft core 126 in a winding axis direction, and operation protrusions 91A to... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.
20120315527 - Battery cover assembly with sliding door, and portable electronic device including the battery cover assembly: Battery cover assemblies functioning to open/close a terminal connection, and portable electronic devices including the battery cover assemblies are disclosed. A battery cover assembly is provided that includes a first plate having a first opening, a second plate having a second opening corresponding to the first opening, the second plate... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120315528 - Integrated cooling, sealing and structural battery tray for a vehicle: An integrated cooling, sealing and structural battery tray for a vehicle includes a generally planar base member having a support surface and a cooling system formed by the planar base member. A seal is formed between the battery tray and the support structure for the vehicle. The integrated cooling, sealing... Agent: Fisker Automotive, Inc.
20120315529 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a battery module having at least one battery cell, and at least one heat dissipation plate in contact with the battery cell, the heat dissipation plate having at least one channel configured to include a refrigerant, a rib arranged to define a frame of the heat... Agent:
20120315530 - Electrode mixture, electrode, and lithium secondary battery: An electrode mixture containing a lithium mixed metal oxide having a BET specific surface area of 2 to 30 m2/g, a water-soluble polymer having an acid functional group, water and an electrically conductive material. An electrode produced by applying the electrode mixture on an electrode current collector, and then drying... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
20120315531 - Battery cell connection apparatus: A battery component includes electrochemical cells with positive and negative terminals of different metals within a sealed enclosure. A positive terminal and a negative terminal of substantially the same material extend outside the sealed enclosure. The battery component provided enables battery construction which reduces or eliminates exposed welds of different... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120315532 - Battery terminal cover: A battery terminal cover is provided. The battery terminal cover has a base arranged to cover a battery terminal root, a tower arranged to cover a battery terminal post, and a projection coupled to the battery terminal cover. The projection has a retention area for temporary storage of a later... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company
20120315533 - Sealed battery and method for manufacturing the same: A sealed battery uses an outer can 15 with an opening and a sealing plate 16 provided with a rising part which rises perpendicularly from the middle of a flange on the entire circumference of or a part of the fitted face with the battery outer can 15. A production... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20120315534 - Materials for battery electrolytes and methods for use: Described herein are materials for use in electrolytes that provide a number of desirable characteristics when implemented within batteries, such as high stability during battery cycling up to high temperatures high voltages, high discharge capacity, high coulombic efficiency, and excellent retention of discharge capacity and coulombic efficiency over several cycles... Agent: Wildcat Discovery Technologies, Inc.
20120315535 - Secondary battery: This invention provides an electricity storage device having improved characteristics by optimizing battery materials, particularly an electrolyte solution. The electrolyte solution (4) contains metal ions other than lithium ions which are injected into an organic solvent comprising a lithium salt dissolved therein by immersing in the solvent two different metals... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120315536 - Materials for battery electrolytes and methods for use: Described herein are materials for use in electrolytes that provide a number of desirable characteristics when implemented within batteries, such as high stability during battery cycling up to high temperatures high voltages, high discharge capacity, high coulombic efficiency, and excellent retention of discharge capacity and coulombic efficiency over several cycles... Agent: Wildcat Discovery Technologies, Inc.
20120315537 - Composite current collector, methods of manufacture thereof, and articles including the same: A current collector including: a polymer film including a first major surface, an opposite second major surface, and a plurality of openings extending through a thickness of the polymer film; a first layer on the first major surface of the polymer film; a second layer on the second major surface... Agent: Yardney Technical Products Inc.
20120315538 - Controlled porosity in electrodes: Porous electrodes in which the porosity has a low tortuosity are generally provided. In some embodiments, the porous electrodes can be designed to be filled with electrolyte and used in batteries, and can include low tortuosity in the primary direction of ion transport during charge and discharge of the battery.... Agent: Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
20120315541 - Lithium-ion secondary battery: A lithium ion secondary battery including a negative electrode having a negative electrode active material layer containing a negative electrode active material and specific amount of a negative electrode binder; a positive electrode having a positive electrode active material layer containing a positive electrode active material and specific amount of... Agent:
20120315539 - Nanostructure composite batteries and methods of making same from nanostructure composite sheets: A secondary battery capable of being charged after discharging is provided. The battery includes a positive electrode, made from a sheet of carbon nanotubes infiltrated with mixed metal oxides, and a negative electrode made from a sheet of carbon nanotubes with silicon or germanium particles.... Agent: Nanocomp Technologies, Inc.
20120315540 - Three-dimensional network aluminum porous body for current collector, electrode using the aluminum porous body, and nonaqueous electrolyte battery, nonaqueous electrolytic solution capacitor and lithium-ion capacitor each using the electrode: It is an object of the present invention to provide an aluminum porous body for a current collector in which electric resistivity is reduced to enhance current collecting performance, and an electrode, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery, a capacitor and a lithium-ion capacitor each using the aluminum porous body for a... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20120315543 - Coin-type lithium secondary battery: A coin-type lithium secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The negative electrode includes a negative electrode active material including a silicon alloy material, a conductive agent including a carbon material, and a... Agent:
20120315542 - Electrode coated with metal doped carbon film: c
20120315545 - Lithium-sulfur battery with polysulfide confining layer: The present invention provides a lithium-sulfur battery with a polysulfide confining layer, which can prevent loss of polysulfide formed on the surface of a positive electrode during charge and discharge reactions, thus improving the durability of the battery. For this purpose, the present invention provides a lithium-sulfur battery including a... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20120315546 - Lithium ion battery: To provide high energy density, good cycle properties and rate characteristics and long-term safety of a lithium ion battery containing at least an ionic liquid and a lithium salt. The above problems are solved by suppressing reduction and decomposition of the ionic liquid on an anode by using a graphite... Agent: Nec Tokin Corporation
20120315547 - Solid electrolyte composition, solid electrolyte, lithium ion secondary battery, and method for producing lithium ion secondary battery: This invention relates to a matrix of a solid electrolyte having a microstructure in which a non-reactive polyalkylene glycol is held on a co-crosslinked product produced by chemically co-crosslinking a hyperbranched polymer with a crosslinkable ethylene oxide multicomponent copolymer, such that a lithium salt is dissolved in the matrix. A... Agent: Mie University
20120315548 - Lithium secondary battery: Disclosed is a lithium secondary battery including: a positive electrode, a negative electrode including an alloy-type material, and a non-aqueous electrolyte with lithium ion conductivity. The non-aqueous electrolyte includes a non-aqueous solvent and a lithium salt dissolved in the non-aqueous solvent. The non-aqueous solvent contains a carbonic acid ester, and... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20120315549 - Battery electrolyte solutions containing phosphorus-sulfur compounds: A battery electrolyte solution contains from 0.001 to 20% by weight of certain phosphorus-sulfur compounds. The phosphorus-sulfur compound performs effectively as a solid-electrolyte interphase (SEI) forming material. The phosphorus-sulfur compound has little adverse impact on the electrical properties of the battery, and in some cases actually improves battery performance. Batteries... Agent:
20120315550 - Graphene-modified lithium iron phosphate positive electrode active material, preparation of the same and lithium-ion secondary cell: The invention relates to a graphene-modified lithium iron phosphate positive electrode active material and a method for preparing the same, as well as a lithium-ion secondary cell based on this positive electrode active material. The positive electrode active material is prepared by a method in which graphene or graphene oxide... Agent: Ningbo Institute Of Materials Technology And Engineering, Chinese Academy Of Sciences
20120315551 - Materials for battery electrolytes and methods for use: Described herein are materials for use in electrolytes that provide a number of desirable characteristics when implemented within batteries, such as high stability during battery cycling up to high temperatures high voltages, high discharge capacity, high coulombic efficiency, and excellent retention of discharge capacity and coulombic efficiency over several cycles... Agent: Wildcat Discovery Technologies, Inc.
20120315552 - Electrically conductive ink and uses thereof: The present disclosure provides an electrode including an electrically conductive ink deposited thereon comprising: a nano-scale conducting material; a binding agent; and an enzyme; wherein said ink is essentially solvent free. In one embodiment, the ink includes at least one of a mediator, a cross-linking agent and a substrate as... Agent: Cfd Research Corporation, Inc.
20120315553 - Non-aqueous liquid electrolyte secondary battery and non-aqueous liquid electrolyte for non-aqueous liquid electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous liquid electrolyte secondary battery, including a cathode, an anode and a non-aqueous liquid electrolyte present between the cathode and the anode. The non-aqueous liquid electrolyte secondary battery has a closed structure in which the cathode, the anode and the non-aqueous liquid electrolyte are insulated from at least carbon... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120315554 - Lithium/air battery with variable volume insertion material: In accordance with one embodiment, an electrochemical cell includes a negative electrode including a form of lithium, a positive electrode spaced apart from the negative electrode and including an electron conducting matrix and a lithium insertion material which exhibits a volume change when lithium is inserted, a separator positioned between... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20120315555 - High temperature fuel cell system for operation with low purity ethanol: A fuel purification system includes a fuel cell stack and a fuel purification unit, such as a distillation unit. The fuel cell stack is adapted to provide heat to the fuel purification unit, and the fuel purification unit is adapted to provide a purified fuel to the fuel cell stack.... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation
20120315556 - Fuel cell reactant inlet humidification: In a proton exchange membrane fuel cell power plant (9) in which each fuel cell (11) employs reactant gas flow field channels (51) extending inwardly from a surface of a conductive, hydrophilic reactant gas flow field plate (50), for at least one of the reactants of the fuel cell, a... Agent:
20120315557 - Oxygen removal systems during fuel cell shutdown: A purging system for removing oxygen from a fuel cell system during a shutdown period for the fuel cell system. The purging system includes a separator having an inlet and an outlet; a first exhaust line for communicating a first exhaust gas stream from an outlet of the fuel cell... Agent: Ford Motor Company
20120315558 - Hydrogen passivation shut down system for a fuel cell power plant: The invention is a hydrogen passivation shut down system for a fuel cell power plant (10, 200). During shut down of the plant (10, 200), hydrogen fuel is permitted to transfer between an anode flow path (24, 24′) and a cathode flow path (38, 38′) while a low-pressure hydrogen generator... Agent: Utc Power Corporation
20120315559 - Apparatus for controlling hydrogen supply of fuel cell system and method for controlling the same: The present invention provides an apparatus for controlling hydrogen supply of a fuel cell system and a method for controlling the same. The apparatus includes a jet pump, a proportional control solenoid valve, and a controller. The jet pump is disposed at the side of an inlet of a fuel... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20120315560 - Fuel cell system, fuel cell control method, and fuel cell determination method: A fuel cell system includes: an input-amplitude-value obtain unit that obtains an amplitude value of an input value given to a fuel cell; an output-amplitude-value obtain unit that obtains an amplitude value of an output value output from the fuel cell; and an operation condition change unit that changes an... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120315561 - Smart in-vehicle reactive recovery strategy: A method for determining when to operate a voltage recovery process for recovering a reversible voltage loss of a fuel cell stack in a fuel cell system. The method includes estimating an irreversible voltage loss of the fuel cell and an actual voltage of the fuel cell stack, and determining... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120315562 - Complex power generation system and method for supplying heated water thereof: A complex power generation system according to an embodiment of the present invention may include a fuel cell module having a first heat exchanger and a second heat exchanger configured to generate a direct current by means of an electrochemical reaction between hydrogen and oxygen, a first cycle configured to... Agent:
20120315563 - Large-area demineralizer for fuel cell: A coolant demineralizer is disclosed for a fuel cell, which removes ions released from coolant for cooling a fuel cell stack to pipes. In particular the demineralizer reduces the occurrence of differential pressure due to an ion resin layer such that the coolant smoothly flows through the demineralizer, thereby maximizing... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20120315564 - Composite body, collector member, gas tank, and fuel cell device: A composite body includes a substrate containing Cr; and a first composite oxide layer disposed on at least a part of a surface of the substrate, the first composite oxide layer having a spinel type crystal structure, a first largest content and a second largest content among constituent elements excluding... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20120315565 - Fuel cell stack components: An interconnect for a fuel cell stack includes a first set of gas flow channels in a first portion of the interconnect, and a second set of gas flow channels in second portion of the interconnect. The channels of the first set have a larger cross sectional area than the... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation
20120315566 - Electrical energy unit and spacer: The invention relates to an electrical energy unit (2, 102, 202, 302) comprising a plurality of electrical energy cells (4), which are stacked in a stacking direction to form a cell block and are connected to each other in parallel and/or in series within the cell block, the electrical energy... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh
20120315567 - Membrane electrode assembly for fuel cell and fuel cell using the same: Disclosed is a membrane electrode assembly for a fuel cell including an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte membrane disposed therebetween. The anode includes an anode catalyst layer laminated on one principal surface of the electrolyte membrane, and an anode diffusion layer laminated on the anode catalyst layer. The cathode... Agent:
20120315568 - Process for producing fuel cell electrode catalyst, process for producing transition metal oxycarbonitride, fuel cell electrode catalyst and uses thereof: Provided is a process for producing a fuel cell electrode catalyst having high catalytic activity which uses a transition metal, e.g., titanium, which process comprises thermal treatment at relatively low temperature, i.e., not including thermal treatment at high temperature (calcining) step. The process for producing a fuel cell electrode catalyst... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.
20120315569 - Filament winding method and apparatus, and tank: In a filament winding method, while a rotating tank relatively reciprocates in a tank axial direction to a helical winding head, fibers are fed from yarn-feeding sections to the tank. After the tank turns back in the tank axial direction, a large number of fibers are wound around one domed... Agent: Murata Machinery, Ltd.
20120315570 - Collector for fuel cell and fuel cell using the same: A collector for a fuel cell and a fuel cell are provided. The collector for a fuel cell comprises a conductive material and silicon carbide, wherein the conductive material is disposed in the silicon carbide. The collector for a fuel cell according to the present invention has excellent electrical conductivity... Agent: Korea Institute Of Energy Research
20120315571 - Method for producing catalyst-coated membrane: According to a method for producing a catalyst-coated membrane in the present invention, in order to prevent a polymer electrolyte membrane 1 from being curled when catalyst ink is dried to form a catalyst layer 4a, a membrane-shape retaining film-assembly is prepared such that a shape retaining film 2 is... Agent:12/06/2012 > 70 patent applications in 54 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20120308849 - Battery assembly: The invention concerns a battery assembly (1), comprising: at least a first block (4) of rechargeable battery cell members (3) that are arranged side by side in at least one row and that are electrically configured in parallel, wherein each cell member (3) has a first and a second electrode... Agent: Alelion Batteries Ab
20120308848 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a main circuit board 40, and a plate-shaped heat-dissipating block 42. The circuit board 40 is connected to batteries 11 of a battery unit 10. The block 42 is thermally connected to a heat-generating component 41. An exterior case 30 includes two opposed surface plates 33... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20120308851 - Fuel cell system and method for controlling the same: A method is provided for controlling a fuel cell system including a fuel cell and a secondary battery for storing output power thereof. The method includes the steps of: detecting a remaining capacity of the secondary battery; determining a rate of change of the remaining capacity, where the rate of... Agent:
20120308850 - Method for managing the operation of a hybrid system: The present invention concerns a method for managing the operation of a hybrid continuous current supply, said supply including a fuel cell stack (2), a battery (6) and a DC/DC converter (4) including an input and an output, the converter (4) input being connected to the output of the fuel... Agent: Belenos Clean Power Holding Ag
20120308852 - Treatment apparatus and treatment method: A disperser regenerates an adsorbed water layer on a surface layer of a DLC-Si film by replenishing water to the DLC-Si film, for example, during treatment or following the completion of treatment.... Agent:
20120308854 - Electrochemical energy store and method for thermally stabilizing an electrochemical energy store: In an electrochemical energy store including at least one spatially delimited galvanic cell, said galvanic cell includes a component or a device which causes the level of heat generated within the galvanic cell to drop to or below the level of heat dissipated from the cell beyond the spatial boundaries... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh
20120308853 - Mitigation of mechanical degradation in lithium battery materials using biconcave electrode particles: Methods for decreasing mechanical degradation in a lithium battery are provided. At least a portion of one of the anode or the cathode includes a plurality of biconcave particles. The biconcave particles provide increased surface area for lithium diffusion without increasing the volume of the particles. As the lithium diffuses... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120308855 - Battery and production method thereof: According to one embodiment, there is provided a battery having a plurality of current collector tabs extended from a plurality of points of a current collector of at least one electrode of a positive electrode and a negative electrode. The battery further has a lid and a lead. The lead... Agent:
20120308857 - Method and apparatus for maintaining cell wall integrity using a high yield strength outer casing: A method and apparatus is provided in which a pre-formed secondary can comprised of one or more layers of a high yield strength material is positioned around the pre-formed battery case, the pre-formed secondary can inhibiting the flow of hot, pressurized gas from within the battery through perforations formed in... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.
20120308856 - Shunt current resistors for flow battery systems: Shunt currents in electrochemical systems with liquid electrolytes are reduced by placing shunt resistors in electrolyte flow paths. Shunt resistors substantially increase electrical resistance in electrolyte flow channels by interrupting the physical continuity of liquid through their length. Some shunt resistors also provide a flow metering, pumping or flow-resisting functions... Agent: Enervault Corporation
20120308858 - Battery pack enclosure with controlled thermal runaway release system: A battery pack thermal management system is provided that is comprised of at least one enclosure failure port integrated into at least one wall of a battery pack enclosure, where the enclosure failure port(s) remains closed during normal operation of the battery pack, and opens during a battery pack thermal... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.
20120308859 - Battery pack enclosure with controlled thermal runaway release system: A battery pack thermal management system is provided that is comprised of at least one enclosure failure port integrated into at least one wall of a battery pack enclosure, where the enclosure failure port(s) remains closed during normal operation of the battery pack, and opens during a battery pack thermal... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.
20120308860 - Casing for a multi-cell electrochemical battery and multi-cell electrochemical battery incorporating the same: A multi-cell electrochemical battery comprises a casing having an interior divided into a plurality of battery cell compartments by at least one partition, each battery cell compartment sized to receive a plurality of battery cells. A fluid circuit comprises a plurality of flow passages extending across said container through said... Agent:
20120308862 - Battery, manufacturing method of the same, and manufacturing apparatus of the same: A battery includes a positive plate, a negative plate and an insulative separator disposed between the positive plate and the negative plate. Each of the positive plate and the negative plate has a collector and an electrode layer disposed on a surface of the collector. The electrode layer contains an... Agent: Denso Corporation
20120308861 - Method of making electrodes with distributed material loading used in electrochemical cells: A method of making electrodes with distributed material loadings used in rechargeable electrochemical cells and batteries is described. This method controls electrode material loading (mass per unit area) along the electrode's length while maintaining uniform compaction throughout the electrode. Such prepared electrode maintain sufficient mechanical flexibility for winding and are... Agent: Greatbatch Ltd.
20120308863 - Wound type battery and method for fabricating same: A battery 1 has a wound body 4 accommodated in a cylindrical battery case 2. The wound body 4 includes an electrode group 6 wound around a core 10. The electrode group 6 includes a negative electrode plate 20, a positive electrode plate 30, and a separator 40. The core... Agent:
20120308864 - Cell block with lateral supporting of the cells: The invention relates to an assembly composed of at least one galvanic cell and at least two frame elements, wherein one galvanic cell is respectively disposed between two frame elements, wherein the assembly forms a stack and has a tensioning device for bracing the assembly in the direction of the... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh
20120308866 - Connection structure: The invention is a structure for connecting modules housing electrical storage cells to construct an electrical storage system. The structure has a pair of clips having a first coupling part for coupling with the other clip of the pair and a second coupling part for coupling with a case of... Agent: Nifco Inc.
20120308865 - Cover member engaging device and portable terminal with battery cover engaging structure using the same: A cover member engagement device and a portable terminal having a battery cover engagement structure using the same are provided, in which a battery mounting portion is formed on a rear surface of a housing of the portable terminal, engagement recesses are formed in both edges of the battery mounting... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120308867 - Flowing electrolyte reservoir system: A flowing electrolyte reservoir system for a flowing electrolyte battery. The system comprises an outer electrolyte tank and an inner electrolyte tank placed under a battery cell stack. The inner tank is transversely positioned between opposite corners of the outer electrolyte tank, and beneath opposite corners of the battery cell... Agent: Redflow Pty Ltd.
20120308868 - Battery arrangement: A battery suitable for hybrid vehicle use that includes coolant flow channels overlying a surface of each battery cell forming the battery, and a plenum that provides structural integrity to the battery. The plenum also defines an intake plenum having an intake cross section area that decreases as a distance... Agent: Delphi Tecnologies, Inc.
20120308869 - Electrochemical cells with improved heat collection and transfer systems: Provided herein are electrochemical cells having improved heat collection and transfer systems. For example, one electrochemical cell includes a drawn can having a blind side and a second side opposite the blind side. The cell also includes a positive terminal disposed in the blind side of the can and electrically... Agent: Johnson Control Technology LLC
20120308870 - Electrode active material for all solid state secondary battery and all solid state secondary battery: An electrode active material for an all solid state secondary battery, which is able to have the controlled orientation of a crystal face at the interface between an electrode layer and an electrolyte layer in order to enhance the battery performance, and an all solid state secondary battery including the... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
20120308871 - Production and use of ceramic composite materials based on a polymeric carrier film: The invention relates to a ceramic composite material (1), comprising a planar carrier substrate (2) and a porous coating (4) that is applied onto the carrier substrate (2) and contains ceramic particles (3). The problem underlying the invention is that of further developing a ceramic composite material of type such... Agent: Evonik Litarion Gmbh
20120308872 - Separators for a lithium ion battery: A separator for use in a lithium ion battery to provide a physical and electrically insulative mechanical barrier between confronting inner face surfaces of a negative electrode and a positive electrode may be formed predominantly of heat-resistant particles. The heat-resistant particles, which have diameters that range from about 0.01 μm... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120308873 - Secondary battery apparatus and method of manufacturing secondary battery apparatus: A secondary battery apparatus including a housing, a plurality of battery cells housed in the housing, and adhesive agent which adheres to the battery cells. In the secondary battery apparatus, the housing includes an inner surface facing the battery cells, the battery cells each has an outer can whose main... Agent:
20120308875 - Battery module: A battery module (100) includes: a plurality of cells (10) connected in parallel; and a holder (20) configured to house the cells (10). In each of the cells (10), an electrode group (4) including a positive electrode (1), a negative electrode (2), and a separator (3) is housed in a... Agent:
20120308874 - Secondary battery and battery pack: Provided are a secondary battery and a battery pack, in which when a plurality of secondary batteries having a laminated electrode assembly are stacked to constitute the battery pack, deformation of each secondary battery can be suppressed, electrode assemblies are not shifted, and no breakage occurs in terminals, even if... Agent:
20120308876 - Rechargeable electrochemical cell: The present invention relates to a rechargeable electrochemical battery cell having a housing, a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte, the electrolyte containing sulfur dioxide and a conductive salt of the active metal of the cell. The total quantity of oxygen-containing compounds contained in the cell that are... Agent: Fortu Intellectual Property Ag
20120308877 - Electrical appliance: An electrical appliance includes a support member having a step portion and having an inner region portion in which a through-hole is formed, an electrode terminal arranged to pass through the through-hole so as not to contact the support member, and of which at least one end is protruded from... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20120308878 - Secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof: Provided is a large secondary battery including a lamination body in which multiple positive electrode plates, multiple negative electrode plates, and multiple separators are laminated, having a structure in which the lamination body is not shifted. The secondary battery with high reliability and a manufacturing method thereof is provided, in... Agent:
20120308879 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly including a first electrode and a second electrode; a metal support plate electrically connected to the first electrode, the metal support plate being disposed on at least one side of the electrode assembly; and a case electrically connected to the second electrode and... Agent:
20120308880 - Porous li4ti5o12 anode material, method of manufacturing the same and battery comprising the same: The present invention relates to a porous lithium titanium oxide anode material, a method of manufacturing the same, and a battery comprising the same. The method of manufacturing a porous lithium titanium oxide anode material of the present invention includes the following steps: (A) mixing a lithium salt and an... Agent: National Tsing Hua University
20120308881 - Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and nonaqeuous-electrolyte secondary battery: An object of the invention is to provide a nonaqueous electrolytic solution which is capable of bringing about a nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery improved in initial charge capacity, input/output characteristics, and impedance characteristics. The invention relates to a nonaqueous electrolytic solution which comprises: a nonaqueous solvent; LiPF6; and a specific fluorosulfonic... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
20120308882 - Ionic liquid and power storage device including the same: In the general formula (G0), R0 to R5 are individually any of an alkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, a methoxy group, a methoxymethyl group, a methoxyethyl group, and a hydrogen atom, and A− is a univalent imide-based anion, a univalent methide-based anion, a perfluoroalkyl sulfonic acid anion,... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120308883 - Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and nonaqueous-electrolyte battery: wherein R7 is an optionally halogenated and/or phenylated alkyl group comprising 1-12 carbon atoms, R8 to R12 are independently a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, an optionally halogenated ether or alkyl group comprising 1-12 carbon atoms, and at least one of R8 to R12 is an optionally halogenated alkyl group... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
20120308884 - Single-layer and multilayer graphene, method of manufacturing the same, object including the same, and electric device including the same: Graphene is formed with a practically uniform thickness on an uneven object. The object is immersed in a graphene oxide solution, and then taken out of the solution and dried; alternatively, the object and an electrode are immersed therein and voltage is applied between the electrode and the object used... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120308885 - Positive electrode for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including same: Disclosed are a positive electrode for a rechargeable lithium battery and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same, and the positive electrode includes a current collector including a carbon layer disposed on a substrate; and a positive active material layer disposed on the current collector, wherein the carbon layer has... Agent: Sb Limotive Co., Ltd.
20120308887 - Rechargeable batteries: A rechargeable battery is disclosed having electrode and separator structures which are made up of fibre-reinforced composite material, thereby allowing the battery itself to serve as an integral structural component. The utilisation or efficiency of the rechargeable battery is considerably enhanced by rendering at least part of the matrix material... Agent: Bae Systems PLC
20120308886 - Three-dimensional network aluminum porous body for current collector and method for producing the same: The present invention provides an electrode current collector for a secondary battery or the like, wherein a compressed part for attaching a tab lead to an end part of the three-dimensional network aluminum porous body to be used as an electrode current collector of a secondary battery, a capacitor using... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20120308888 - Spreading means for the active material of a negative electrode: The invention relates to performance improvements in lead-acid batteries by admixing so-called expanders or spreading materials to the active negative materials. Succinates are proposed as a new synthetic and consequently chemically clearly defined spreading means that can be used in place of lignin sulphonates, particularly iminodisuccinates or succinyl groups or... Agent:
20120308889 - Negative electrode and rechargeable lithium battery including same: e
20120308890 - Cathode active material and lithium ion rechargeable battery using the material: Provided is a lithium ion rechargeable battery less suffering from swelling even when stored at high temperatures. Disclosed are a cathode active material, a cathode for a lithium ion rechargeable battery using the cathode active material, and a lithium ion rechargeable battery using the cathode. The cathode active material includes... Agent: Hitachi Maxell Energy, Ltd.
20120308892 - High-power lithium-ion storage battery: A Lithium-ion storage battery includes: LiFePO4 as active material for a positive electrode, an active material for a negative electrode having a lithium insertion/extraction potential equal to or greater than 0.5 V vs. Li+/Li, chosen from a lithiated titanium oxide, a derivative of a lithiated titanium oxide, a non lithiated... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20120308891 - Method of manufacturing electrode: To increase the conductivity and electric capacity of an electrode which includes active material particles and the like and is used in a battery, a graphene net including 1 to 100 graphene sheets is used instead of a conventionally used conduction auxiliary agent add binder. The graphene net which has... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20120308893 - Positive active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: An object is to provide a positive active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, which is capable of providing a battery with excellent cycle performance. Provided are a positive active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, which includes an Fe-containing lithium vanadium phosphate compound having a NASICON-type structure, wherein in... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.
20120308894 - Power storage device and method of manufacturing the same: A negative electrode and a power storage device are provided, which have one of an alloy-based particle and an alloy-based whisker and a carbon film including 1 to 50 graphene layers. A surface of the alloy-based particle or the alloy-based whisker is covered with the carbon film. In addition, a... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd
20120308895 - Electrode compositions useful for energy storage devices and other applications; and related devices and processes: A positive electrode composition is described, containing granules of at least one electroactive metal and at least one alkali metal halide. The granules have a substantially spheroidal shape. An energy storage device and an uninterruptable power supply device are also described. They include compartments for positive and negative electrode compositions;... Agent: General Electric Company
20120308896 - Positive-electrode material for secondary battery and secondary battery using the same: The present invention has an object of providing a positive-electrode material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery having a 2− or higher dimensional lithium diffusion network structure of high lithium capacity, containing phosphoric acid of high thermal stability, and having lithium ions in which the ratio of the charge, compensation... Agent:
20120308897 - Battery grids and methods for manufacturing same: A grid for a battery is disclosed. The battery grid includes an electrically conductive grid body having opposed top and bottom frame elements. At least one of the frame elements has a cross section with coined edges. The battery grid also includes a plurality of interconnecting electrically conductive grid elements... Agent: Johnson Control Technology Company
20120308898 - Aromatic polyamide porous film and separator for capacitor or battery using the same: A porous film includes aromatic polyamide as a constituent component that has high heat resistance, high air permeability and high affinity to electrolytes. It is a porous aromatic polyamide film including aromatic polyamide and a hydrophilic polymer, wherein the hydrophilic polymer accounts for 12 to 50 parts by mass per... Agent: Toray Industries, Inc.
20120308899 - Polymer-based solid electrolytes and preparation methods thereof: SPEEK solid electrolytes and preparation methods thereof are provided. The SPEEK solid electrolyte comprises sulfonated polyetheretherketone (SPEEK), an electrolyte, and a solvent. The electrolyte is a lithium salt.... Agent: Taiwan Textile Research Institute
20120308900 - Lithium ion conductive inorganic substance: To provide a lithium ion conductive inorganic substance that makes it possible to further enhance the charge-discharge voltage of batteries and to further improve the charge-discharge properties of batteries. The lithium ion conductive inorganic substance includes a ZrO2 component from 2.6% to 52.0% by mass on an oxide basis. The... Agent: Ohara Inc.
20120308901 - Lithium primary battery:
20120308902 - Air electrode for air battery and air battery comprising the same: An air electrode for an air battery with high rate characteristics, and an air battery comprising the air electrode. Disclosed is an air electrode for an air battery, including at least an air electrode layer, wherein the air electrode layer includes a carbon material in which graphene layers are unidirectionally... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120308903 - Novel catalyst mixtures: Catalysts that include at least one catalytically active element and one helper catalyst can be used to increase the rate or lower the overpotential of chemical reactions. The helper catalyst can simultaneously act as a director molecule, suppressing undesired reactions and thus increasing selectivity toward the desired reaction. These catalysts... Agent:
20120308904 - Fuel cell system having a fluid flow distribution feature: A fuel cell system includes a water vapor transfer unit and a fluid flow distribution feature, the water vapor transfer unit including a first plate having a plurality of first flow channels for receiving a flow of a first fluid therein, and a second plate having a plurality of second... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20120308905 - Fuel cell system and control method of same: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell; a cathode inflow water amount determining portion that determines a cathode inflow water amount after activation of the fuel cell; an obtaining portion that obtains a pore total volume of the cathode side catalyst layer; an operating condition determining portion that determines,... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120308906 - Fuel cell and method for stopping a fuel cell: The fuel cell stack (1) may be supplied with oxygen or with atmospheric air as oxidant gas. The fuel cell stack includes a device for filling with pressurized atmospheric air comprising an air intake orifice (126), an oxidant gas recycling loop (12R) and apparatus for isolation from the atmospheric air,... Agent: Compagnie Generale Des Etablissements Michelin
20120308907 - Catalysts and electrodes for fuel cells: A catalyst composition comprising at least one precious metal, wherein the catalyst composition is capable of catalyzing, in the presence of a halogen ion or a mixture of halogen ions, a charging reaction and a discharging reaction in a regenerative fuel cell. This disclosure relates to electrodes comprising those catalysts... Agent: Ramot At Tel Aviv University Ltd.
20120308908 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes an air supply flow path configured to supply the air to a fuel cell, a reed valve provided in the air supply flow path, an air exhaust flow path configured to allow the air discharged from the fuel cell to flow therethrough, a pressure regulating... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120308909 - Cell stack system: A system (10) for supplying a liquid electrolyte to cell stacks (32) arranged at a plurality of different heights comprises a plurality of constant head supply tanks (12) for containing liquid electrolyte, one for each of the different heights. Each such supply tank (12) is adapted to ensure that the... Agent: Afc Energy PLC
20120308911 - Bipolar plates and regenerative fuel cell stacks including same: A bipolar plate and regenerative fuel cell stacks including the bipolar plates and membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs) alternately stacked. The bipolar plate comprises a plate main body formed of an electrically conductive material. The plate main body has a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface. Each... Agent: Ramot At Tel-aviv University Ltd
20120308910 - Bipolar separator assembly for fuel cells and method of making same: A bipolar separator assembly for use with a fuel cell comprising: a plate member having opposing first and second surfaces compatible with fuel gas and oxidant gas, respectively, the plate member having first and second opposing end segments and third and fourth opposing end segments which are transverse to the... Agent: Fuelcell Energy, Inc.
20120308912 - Catalyst slurry, electrode prepared by using the catalyst slurry, and fuel cell including the electrode: A catalyst slurry, an electrode prepared by using the same, and a fuel cell including the electrode. The catalyst slurry includes: a catalyst material; a binder; and a solvent including a first liquid for dissolving the binder and a second liquid having a viscosity that is higher than that of... Agent:
20120308913 - Controlling fuel cell: A fuel cell is configured to comprise a power generation layer including an electrolyte membrane, an anode and a cathode, separators and a gas flow path layer provided between the power generation layer and the separator. The gas flow path layer is structured by a plurality of corrugated elements. Each... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20120308914 - Advanced membrane electrode assemblies for fuel cells: A method of preparing advanced membrane electrode assemblies (MEA) for use in fuel cells. A base polymer is selected for a base membrane. An electrode composition is selected to optimize properties exhibited by the membrane electrode assembly based on the selection of the base polymer. A property-tuning coating layer composition... Agent: Los Alamos National Security, Lloc
20120308915 - Cathode material for fuel cell, cathode including the cathode material, solid oxide fuel cell including the cathode: A cathode material for a fuel cell, the cathode material including a first metal oxide having a perovskite structure; and a second metal oxide having a spinel structure.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120308916 - Platinum nanoparticles having hollow skeletal structures and methods of making: A nanoparticle includes a noble metal skeletal structure. The noble metal skeletal structure is formed as an atomically thin layer of noble metal atoms that has a hollow center.... Agent: Utc Power Corporation
20120308917 - Surface alloying of stainless steel: One aspect of the invention is a method of surface alloying stainless steel, In one embodiment, the method includes providing a stainless steel surface having an initial amount of iron and an initial amount of chromium; and preferentially removing iron from the stainless steel surface to obtain a surface having... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLCPrevious industry: Stock material or miscellaneous articles
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