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01/31/2013 > 69 patent applications in 44 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20130029184 - Lead storage battery: A lead storage battery which prevents deterioration due to sulfation, wherein a nonionic dispersing agent is contained in an electrolytic solution, and a lead sulfate film removing device for applying a weak pulse current with a number of pulses of 4000 to 7000 times per second and a voltage amplitude... Agent: Masstech Co., Ltd.

20130029185 - Electrochemical system having a system for determining a state of charge: An electrochemical system, such as a flow battery, includes a vessel. The vessel contains at least one cell that includes a first electrode, a second electrode and a reaction zone between the first and second electrodes. The vessel also contains a flow circuit configured to deliver a fluid comprising a... Agent: Primus Power Corporation

20130029186 - Electrolyte injection device and electrolyte injection method: A battery case is disposed in a decompression chamber. An electrolyte in an aeration tank is injected into the battery case in the decompression chamber using a liquid injection nozzle. By exposing the electrolyte to an ambient pressure in the decompression chamber within the aeration tank before supplying the electrolyte... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20130029187 - High performance flow battery: High performance flow batteries, based on alkaline zinc/ferro-ferricyanide rechargeable (“ZnFe”) and similar flow batteries, may include one or more of the following improvements. First, the battery design has a cell stack comprising a low resistance positive electrode in at least one positive half cell and a low resistance negative electrode... Agent: Zinc Air Incorporated

20130029188 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly, the electrode assembly including an uncoated region at ends thereof; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; a cap plate coupled with the case; and an insulation member in the case, the insulation member including a first region between the electrode assembly and the... Agent:

20130029192 - Battery module and battery system: A battery module of the present invention includes: a battery cell (2) having electrode terminals (21 and 22); first holding bodies (4 and 5), which surrounds and holds the battery cell (2), having hole portions (53a and 53b) to pass through the electrode terminals (21 and 22); and a second... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20130029189 - Rechargeable battery: Provided is a rechargeable battery capable of easily connecting a terminal and a cap plate to each other. The rechargeable battery includes; an electrode assembly having a positive electrode and a negative electrode; a case receiving the electrode assembly; a cap plate coupled with the case; first and second terminals... Agent:

20130029190 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes a case, an electrode assembly in the case, a terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly, and a cap assembly sealing the case. The cap assembly includes a cap plate having a short circuit opening and a short circuit plate in the short circuit opening. The... Agent:

20130029191 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly; a case housing the electrode assembly; a cap assembly including a cap plate having a short-circuit hole and sealing an opening of the case; and a short-circuiting member including a short-circuiting plate arranged at the short-circuit hole and a connection plate covering at... Agent:

20130029193 - Rapid charging electric vehicle and method and apparatus for rapid charging: An electric vehicle is provided. The electric vehicle includes an electric battery powering a drive system of the vehicle. The battery has a housing and a plurality of cells within the housing. The cells are spaced apart by interconnectors. The electric vehicle also includes a coolant delivery. The coolant delivery... Agent: Lightening Energy

20130029195 - Energy storage apparatus and method of making same with paired plates and perimeter seal: A stacked cell battery including anode plates and cathode plates that define an anolyte chamber and a catholyte chamber that are divided by a separator membrane. Perimeter flanges of the anode plate and cathode plate may define a seal retainer on the plate that extends between the perimeter flanges and... Agent: Zinc Air Incorporated

20130029196 - Flow battery cells arranged between an inlet manifold and an outlet manifold: A flow battery stack includes an inlet manifold, an outlet manifold and a plurality of flow battery cells. The inlet and outlet manifolds each have first and second passages. The first and second passages in at least one of the inlet and outlet manifolds are tortuous. Each flow battery cell... Agent: Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Inc.

20130029194 - Module for an electrical charge storage apparatus including a seal layer and a method of making the same: A flow cell battery system includes a plurality of stacked cells that include an anode plate and a cathode plate that are separated by a seal layer off an inner side of the anode plates and cathode plates. An outer side of the anode plates and cathode plates is disposed... Agent: Zinc Air Incorporated

20130029197 - Battery pack including a shock absorbing device: One aspect according to the present invention includes a battery pack and a shock absorbing device interposed between a battery cell holder and a case body and capable of keeping the battery cell holder and the battery cells not to directly contact with an inner surface of the case body.... Agent:

20130029198 - Battery unit and power supply device: Disclosed is a battery unit that includes: a plurality of laminate batteries (32) electrically connected with each other; and tray (33) on which the plurality of laminate batteries (32) is mounted and which is stackable on another tray (33) on which another plurality of laminate batteries (32) is mounted. On... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20130029199 - Battery handle and cover with pivot cam feature, and method of assembly: A battery is disclosed. The battery includes a battery housing containing operable battery elements. A battery cover is secured to the battery housing and has a cover recess in an outer surface. A handle is provided which has a crossbar interconnecting first and second arms. The handle is pivotally attached... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20130029200 - Electronic device with detachable battery: An electronic device includes an enclosure, a retaining piece, and a battery. The enclosure defines a battery space. The retaining piece is located at a side of the enclosure. The retaining piece can move elastically along a first direction. The battery is laid in the battery space and adapted to... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20130029201 - Cell module: Disclosed is a cell module formed by laminating a plurality of flat cells, each of which has electrode tabs, and a plurality of insulating members, which are disposed so as to eliminate a short circuit between the electrode tabs. The cell module has: a fitting portion 70 formed by lamination... Agent:

20130029202 - Separator for electrochemical device, manufacturing method thereof, and electrochemical device comprising the same: Provided is a separator for an electrochemical device including a plate-like porous substrate, and a porous thin-film coating layer formed on at least one surface of the plate-like porous substrate and containing crosslinked polyester. The crosslinked polyester coating layer hardly affects the air permeability of the separator. Also, the crosslinked... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20130029203 - Electrode for lead acid storage battery: An electrode for a lead acid battery is provided. The electrode includes a pasting material distributed on the electrode and arranged to provide uniform current density. A lead acid battery having a plurality of electrodes, each electrode having pasting material providing uniform current density across the electrodes is also provided.... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20130029204 - Battery modules having interconnect members with vibration dampening portions: Battery modules having interconnect members are provided. An interconnect member includes a first plate portion having a first thickness. The interconnect member further includes a second plate portion having a second thickness equal to the first thickness. The second plate portion extends generally parallel to the first plate portion. The... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20130029205 - Thin electrochemical cell: The invention relates to devices incorporating thin, lightweight electrochemical cells and their method of manufacture, whereby a thin flexible pouch-type cell (1) comprises at least one pair of overlying electrode layers separated from one another by an intermediate electrolyte layer (13), the cell exterior being defined by first and second... Agent: Qinetiq Limited

20130029206 - Low pressure electron beam welding of li-ion battery connections: A method for connecting individual lithium ion cells into a battery suited for powering an electric or hybrid vehicle is disclosed. The cell current collectors are electron beam welded to one another and to a connector tab in an substantially oxygen-free atmosphere. The cell current collectors and the connector tab... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20130029207 - Battery with auxiliary electrode: A lithium-ion battery includes a case, an electrolyte, a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an auxiliary electrode. The positive electrode includes a current collector and an active material. The negative electrode includes a current collector and an active material. The auxiliary electrode includes an active material. The electrolyte, positive... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.

20130029210 - Lead acid storage battery: In a liquid-type lead acid storage battery in which charging is performed for a short time intermittently and high-rate discharging to load is performed in a partially charged state, there are used a positive electrode plate in which the utilization rate of a positive electrode activation substance is set to... Agent:

20130029209 - Nickel hydrogen rechargeable battery: A nickel hydrogen rechargeable battery has a positive electrode and a negative electrode. The positive electrode includes positive-electrode active material made of nickel hydroxide particles in which magnesium is dissolved, and the negative electrode includes rare earth-Mg—Ni-based hydrogen storage alloy powder. At least either one of the negative and positive... Agent: Fdk Twicell Co., Ltd.

20130029208 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery case that prevents a short circuit of a cell by inducing bending of a case under a lateral/longitudinal compression condition in a specific manner. The rechargeable battery case includes an opening in the case through which an electrode assembly is inserted. A bottom portion is provided at... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130029215 - Aluminum housing with a hermetic seal: A housing for an energy storage cell includes an interior which provides beneficial properties to fabricators of the cell. The cell may be hermetically sealed by conventional laser welding techniques.... Agent: Fastcap Systems Corporation

20130029213 - Battery parts having retaining and sealing features and associated methods of manufacture and use: Battery parts, such as battery terminals, and associated systems and methods for making the same are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a battery part has a base portion that includes one or more undercut sealing portions, each having a root and a lip. The lip can flare outwardly from the... Agent: Water Gremlin Company

20130029212 - Insulating film attaching jig and battery cell manufactured by using the same: A secondary battery, a jig suitable for fabrication of the secondary battery, and a method for producing a secondary battery constructed with a case accommodating the electrode assembly. The case includes a front portion terminated along opposite edges by a first wing portion and a second wing portion, and a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130029214 - Laminate-cased battery with tabs partially extending outwardly across sealed portion of laminate case: A laminate-cased battery comprises: an electrode assembly; a laminate case having a sealed portion; a positive tab; and a negative tab. In at least one of crossing areas of the sealed portion that the positive tab and the negative tab cross, a distance between outer surfaces of the laminate case... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20130029211 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery that prevents an internal short circuit of a cell by inducing bending of a cap plate and a case at a predetermined location and in a predetermined direction under a longitudinal compression condition. The rechargeable battery includes a case having a front sidewall opposite a back sidewall,... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130029217 - 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.

20130029216 - Positive-electrode material for lithium secondary-battery, process for producing the same, positive electrode for lithium secondary battery, and lithium secondary battery: The invention relates to: a lithium-transition metal compound powder for a positive-electrode material of lithium secondary batteries, which is a powder that comprises a lithium-transition metal compound having a function of being capable of an insertion and elimination of lithium ions, wherein the particles in the powder contain, in the... Agent:

20130029219 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery: According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a nonaqueous electrolyte which is a liquid at 20° C. under a pressure of 1 atmosphere. The nonaqueous electrolyte contains a first compound having a functional group represented by Chemical formula (I), at least one compound selected from a compound having... Agent:

20130029218 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery comprising positive and negative electrodes capable of absorbing and desorbing lithium ions; a nonaqueous electrolytic solution; and a separator provided between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The negative electrode comprises a negative electrode active material layer containing at least a styrene polymer as... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20130029221 - Electrode for an alkaline accumulator: The invention relates to a composition for electrodes comprising a material M selected from a nickel-based hydroxide and a hydrogen-fixing alloy, and a pentavalent niobium oxide Nb2O5 of monoclinic structure. The invention also proposes a positive electrode for an alkaline accumulator and a negative electrode for a nickel-metal hydride accumulator... Agent: Saft

20130029222 - Positive electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery and lithium-ion secondary battery comprising that positive electrode: e

20130029220 - Positive electrode for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing the same, and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: A positive electrode for a rechargeable lithium battery including a current collector and a positive active material layer disposed on the current collector, a method of manufacturing the positive electrode, and a rechargeable lithium battery including the positive electrode. Here, the positive active material layer includes a positive active material... Agent:

20130029223 - Cathode materials for secondary (rechargeable) lithium batteries: The invention relates to materials for use as electrodes in an alkali-ion secondary (rechargeable) battery, particularly a lithium-ion battery. The invention provides transition-metal compounds having the ordered-olivine or the rhombohedral NASICON structure and the polyanion (PO4)3− as at least one constituent for use as electrode material for alkali-ion rechargeable batteries.... Agent:

20130029225 - Active material, method of manufacturing the same, electrode, secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic device: e

20130029224 - Lithium electrochemical generator comprising two types of distinct electrochemical cells: An electrochemical generator comprising a first type of electrochemical cell, a so-called <<high energy>> cell and a second type of electrochemical cell a so-called <<safety>> cell is provided.... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20130029226 - Lithium iron phosphate of olivine crystal structure and lithium secondary battery using the same: Disclosed is lithium iron phosphate having an olivine crystal structure wherein carbon (C) is coated on particle surfaces of the lithium iron phosphate, wherein, when a powder of the lithium iron phosphate is dispersed in water, water is removed from the resulting dispersion and the resulting lithium iron phosphate residue... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20130029227 - Polyanion active materials and method of forming the same: A method of forming a polyanion active material that includes providing a carbon source, providing a mobile ion source, providing an active metal material, providing a network material, providing a flux material, and mixing the various materials. In one aspect, the mixing step may include grinding or pulverizing materials to... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20130029228 - Negative electrode active material , nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle: A negative electrode active material includes lithium-titanium composite oxide porous particles having an average pore size of 50 to 500 Å.... Agent:

20130029229 - Battery, battery plate assembly, and method of assembly: A battery plate assembly for a lead-acid battery is disclosed. The assembly includes a plates of opposing polarity each formed by an electrically conductive grid body having opposed top and bottom frame elements and opposed first and second side frame elements, the top frame element having a lug and an... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20130029230 - Electrolyte for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery including the same: b

20130029231 - Non-aqueous electrolyte lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery has an anode, a cathode, a separator between the anode and the cathode and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The non-aqueous electrolyte includes a lithium salt; and a non-linear carbonate-based mixed organic solvent in which (a) a cyclic carbonate compound, and (b) a propionate-based compound are mixed at... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20130029232 - Lithium ion secondary battery including ionic liquid electrolyte: A lithium ion secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator and an ionic liquid electrolyte. The separator is a polar porous membrane. The ionic liquid electrolyte and the separator made of the polar porous are used in the lithium ion secondary batteries, which can improve the... Agent: Microvast New Materials (huzhou) Co., Ltd.

20130029233 - Method for preparing mno2/carbon composite, mno2/carbon composite prepared by the method, and lithium-air secondary battery including the composite: Disclosed is a method for preparing an MnO2/carbon composite for a lithium-air secondary battery by preparing a precursor solution by dissolving permanganate powder in distilled water, preparing a MnO2/carbon composite by dispersing carbon in the precursor solution and using a reducing agent, and mixing the MnO2/carbon composite with polyvinylidene fluoride... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20130029234 - Porous carbonaceous composite material, positive electrode and lithium air battery including porous carbonaceous composite material, and method of preparing the same: A porous carbonaceous composite material including a core including a carbon nanotube (CNT); and a coating layer on the core, the coating layer including a carbonaceous material including a hetero element.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130029235 - Fuel cell system and method of controlling the fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell module and a condenser apparatus. The condenser apparatus includes a first condenser using an oxygen-containing as a coolant, and a second condenser using hot water stored in a hot water tank as the coolant. Further, the fuel cell system includes a control... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20130029236 - Device for providing hot exhaust gases: A device used to provide hot exhaust gases for driving a turbine. The device includes a burner, the combustion zone of which is directly mounted on or integrated into the gas inlet (turbine housing) of the turbine. The burner is supplied with at least one combustible gas or gas mixture.... Agent: Daimler Ag

20130029237 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell module, a combustor, a fuel gas supply apparatus, an oxygen-containing gas supply apparatus, a water supply apparatus, a power converter, a control device, and a casing containing the fuel cell module, the combustor, the fuel gas supply apparatus, the oxygen-containing gas supply... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20130029239 - Shutdown and self-maintenance operation process of liquid fuel cell system: A shutdown and self-maintenance operation process of a liquid fuel cell system is introduced. The liquid fuel cell system gives out a shutdown signal and a liquid fuel cell of the liquid fuel cell system stops discharging when receiving the shutdown signal. Thereafter, a self-maintenance operation consisting of the following... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20130029238 - Startup control device and method for fuel cell system: The present invention provides a startup control device and method for a fuel cell system. The startup control device includes a concentration meter, a hydrogen feed rate controller, and a controller. The concentration meter measures the concentration of oxygen located in the anode of a fuel cell stack. The hydrogen... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20130029240 - Fuel cell system and mobile object: A fuel cell system capable of improving the voltage controllability of a converter provided in the system is provided. A controller judges whether or not a passing power of a DC/DC converter falls within a reduced response performance area for the number of active phases as of the present moment.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20130029241 - Energy storage system: An energy storage system is disclosed. The energy storage system comprises an energy storage device configured to operate above ambient temperature, and a thermal insulator at least partially surrounding the energy storage device, wherein heat losses from one or more other devices are received within the thermal insulator to provide... Agent:

20130029242 - Membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell using same: A membrane electrode assembly having a temperature responsive layer whose material permeability is reduced with temperature rise, on a laminate including an anode catalyst layer, an electrolyte membrane and a cathode catalyst layer in this order, and a fuel cell using the same are provided. The temperature responsive layer may... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130029243 - Fuel cell arrangement: A fuel cell arrangement is disclosed. The fuel cell arrangement includes a fuel cell stack and a housing wall element to form a housing surrounding the fuel cell stack. The housing wall element comprises a penetrating opening for an electric contacting of the fuel cell stack via a conductor. The... Agent:

20130029244 - Fuel cell with multiple independent reaction regions: A fuel cell with multiple independent reaction regions comprises multiple fuel cell units. Each fuel cell unit comprises bipolar plates and a membrane electrode assembly located between the bipolar plates. The membrane electrode assembly comprises a proton exchange membrane and catalyst layers located at both sides of the proton exchange... Agent:

20130029245 - Measurement device for measuring voltages along a linear array of voltage sources: A measurement device for measuring voltages along a linear array of voltage sources, such as a fuel cell stack, includes at least one movable contact or non-contact voltage probe that measures a voltage of an array element.... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20130029247 - Membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell: There is provided a membrane electrode assembly including an anode gas diffusion layer included in an anode and a cathode gas diffusion layer included in a cathode, wherein the anode gas diffusion layer includes an anode gas diffusion substrate and an anode microporous layer disposed on a first surface of... Agent: Eneos Celltech Co., Ltd.

20130029246 - Polymer electrolyte fuel cell and method for producing the same: A polymer electrolyte fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly including an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte membrane, an anode-side separator having a fuel flow channel for supplying fuel, and a cathode-side separator having an oxidant flow channel for supplying oxidant. The anode includes an anode catalyst layer and... Agent:

20130029248 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell including a single fuel cell which includes a membrane electrode including a polymer electrolyte membrane, an anode electrode on one surface of the polymer electrolyte membrane, and a cathode electrode on another surface of the polymer electrolyte membrane, the anode electrode including an anode catalyst layer and... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20130029249 - Proton conducting materials: The description includes materials that may be useful for fuel cell applications such as in the manufacture of fuel cell electrodes, proton exchange membranes (PEM), as catalyst additives or in tie layers designed to be thermally and chemically robust while operating within a fuel cell's harsh environment at higher temperatures... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20130029250 - Electricity-generation device: An electricity generation device includes: a tubular fuel cell (2) having an electrolyte layer (7) sandwiched between inside and outside electrodes (5, 6) to which a fuel gas is supplied, the fuel cell having an interior formed as an inside channel (3) for the fuel gas; a cover pipe (9)... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Atsumitec

20130029251 - Electricity-generation device: An electricity generation device (1) using a fuel cell (2) having a fuel electrode (5) and an air electrode (6) to which a fuel gas and air are supplied, respectively, includes: a fuel gas conduit (3) through which the fuel gas flows; a cover (9) configured to cover an outside... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Atsumitec

20130029252 - Fuel cell and electrocatalyst: An embodiment of the invention provides an electrocatalyst, including a four-element catalyst having a formula of XYZP, wherein X is Pt or Pd, Y and Z are different elements selected from Group 6, Group 8, Group 9, or Group 11 elements, and P is phosphorous, wherein Group 6 elements include... Agent:

  
01/24/2013 > 57 patent applications in 42 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20130022843 - Assembled battery and method of controlling assembled battery: There is provided an assembled battery allowed to compute and detect an SOC easily with high accuracy while increasing energy density. An assembled battery 1 is configured by connecting batteries BT1 to BTn-1 and a battery BTn in series. A discharge curve of each of the batteries BT1 to BTn-1... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130022844 - Voltage measurement device for battery assembly: A voltage measurement device for measuring an output voltage of a battery assembly includes voltage addition sections that add a predetermined voltage value to output voltages of the cells, voltage detection sections that detect addition voltages which are output voltages of the voltage addition sections corresponding to the cells of... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20130022845 - Battery module system: A battery module is disclosed where the battery module includes a variety of internal components. In one example, microcellular polyurethane pads are positioned between walls of the battery module and internal components of the battery module to reduced degradation that may be caused by operating the battery module in a... Agent: A123 Systems, Inc.

20130022846 - Electrode structure of vanadium redox flow battery: An electrode structure of a vanadium redox flow battery is disclosed, which includes a proton-exchange membrane, two graphite papers, two graphite felt units, two pads, two graphite polar plates, two metal plates and a lock-fixing device which are symmetrically stacked in sequence from center to outside. wherein each graphite polar... Agent:

20130022847 - Apparatus and methods for testing amount of energy stored in electromechanical cell: A battery assembly includes a battery, an outer layer, and a power indicator apparatus. The battery includes a first terminal and a second terminal. The power indicator apparatus comprises an electrical conductor and a mechanical switch. The electrical conductor is configured to be in continuous electrical communication with the first... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation

20130022848 - Cell assembly having a predetermined number of individual cells which are electrically connected parallel and/or in series with one another: A cell assembly with an integrated force sensing device and a predetermined number of parallel- and/or series-connected individual cells is provided.... Agent: Daimier Ag

20130022849 - Laminated electrode-type battery, manufacturing method therefor, vehicle, and device: Provided are a laminated electrode-type battery having high joint strength and mechanical strength around a connecting portion between a positive-electrode current collector and a positive-electrode core member and around a connecting portion between a negative-electrode current collector and a negative-electrode core member, a manufacturing method therefor, a vehicle, and a... Agent:

20130022850 - Electronic device: An electronic device including a body, a battery, a cover, and a fixing member is provided. The body has a receiving trough. The battery moves in or out of the receiving trough along a moving axis. The cover is movably assembled to the body and moves between an opening position... Agent: Altek Corporation

20130022851 - Safety arrangement for protecting a battery in a motor vehicle: A safety arrangement in a motor vehicle having a battery is designed to protect the battery from damage in the event that the vehicle is involved in an accident. The safety arrangement is particularly suitable for electric vehicles or so-called hybrid motor vehicles. The arrangement incorporates an inflatable unit having... Agent: Autoliv Development Ab

20130022852 - Porous electrode with improved conductivity: Methods for improving the electrical conductivity of a carbon felt material is provided. In some embodiments, a method improving the electrical conductivity of a carbon felt material comprises applying a carbon source liquid to at least a portion of a carbon felt material, optionally removing excess carbon source liquid from... Agent: Enervault Corporation

20130022855 - Battery device and battery device module: A battery device is provided, which includes a fixing frame, a battery and a heat dissipating structure. The fixing frame includes a first plane, a second plane and a third plane. The first plane stands apart from the second plane, and the third plane connects the first plane and second... Agent: Delta Electronics, Inc.

20130022856 - Battery with voltage-generating cells and an i-shaped or h-shaped intermediate element arranged therebetween: A battery having a plurality of voltage-generating cells which are arranged in particular adjacent to one another. The battery has a plurality of fastening/bearing points which are spaced apart from one another and on which the battery is fastened or bears. At least a first portion of the cells have... Agent: Magna E-car Sysems Gmbh & Co.og

20130022854 - Heating module for maintaining battery working temperature: A heating module for maintaining battery working temperature is arranged adjacent to one side of a battery module, and includes a heating element and a heat dissipation unit. The heat dissipation unit includes a base and a plurality of radiating fins provided on one face of the base; the base... Agent:

20130022853 - Modular variable compression thermal management battery retaining system: The present invention provides a mechanically and thermally improved containment system for rechargeable batteries comprising battery retaining troughs having adjustable compression elements integrated with passive thermal balancing elements. The system is modular such that each individual battery retaining trough can be coupled to any number of other said troughs to... Agent:

20130022857 - Single cell and battery having a plurality of single cells: A single cell with a cell housing is provided. The cell housing is formed from two housing side walls and an electrically insulating frame arranged between them. An electrochemically active stack is arranged inside the cell housing, of which electrodes of equal polarity are electrically conductively connected to each other... Agent: Daimler Ag

20130022858 - Lithium battery separator with shutdown function: This invention relates to separators for batteries and other electrochemical cells, especially lithium-ion batteries, having a shutdown mechanism. The separator is a laminate that contains a nonwoven nanoweb and a porous layer composed of a plurality of thermoplastic particles having particle size smaller than the mean flow pore size of... Agent: E.i. Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20130022859 - Battery module: A battery module includes one or more battery cells aligned in one direction, a housing member that accommodates the battery cells, and is opposite to a whole of at least one surface of the battery cells; and a top cover that is connected and fastened to at least one portion... Agent:

20130022860 - Lead acid storage battery: A flooded-type lead acid storage battery in which charging is intermittently carried out in a short period of time and high-efficiency discharge to a load is carried out in a partial state of charge, wherein the charge acceptance and service life characteristics are improved by using a positive plate in... Agent: Shin-kobe Electric Machinery Co., Ltd.

20130022861 - Lithium secondary batteries and nonaqueous electrolyte for use in the same: A lithium secondary battery is provided. The battery comprises: a positive electrode and a negative electrode which each has a specific composition and specific properties; and a nonaqueous electrolyte which contains a cyclic siloxane compound of formula (1), a fluorosilane compound of formula (2), a compound of formula (3), compound... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20130022862 - Sealed cell and method of manufacture thereof: A flange 37b of a cap case 37 is provided with protrusions 37c that, before being swaging, project upward from the flange 37b. When the flange 37b is swaged along an upper surface of the cap 3, the protrusion 37c projects along the upper surface of the cap 3 from... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20130022863 - Electrolytes comprising polycyclic aromatic amine derivatives: A non-aqueous electrolyte composition, useful in batteries, capacitors and the like, said electrolyte composition comprising an electrolyte support salt, a non-aqueous electrolyte carrier, and a polycyclic aromatic amine, e.g., a naphthyl amine.... Agent: Chemtura Corporation

20130022864 - Battery electrode production method: The present invention provides a method for producing a battery electrode having a configuration in which a compound material layer containing an active material 22 and a binder 54 is retained on a current collector 10. This method includes a step of forming protrusions 64 composed of a polymer on... Agent:

20130022866 - Carbon-coated lithium iron phosphate of olivine crystal structure and lithium secondary battery using the same: e

20130022865 - Current collector and nonaqueous secondary cell: A current collector having a multi-layered structure comprising a resin layer (13) sandwiched by metal layers (14), the resin layer (13) being formed from a mixture of a resin material and an adhesive.... Agent:

20130022867 - Electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery and manufacturing process for the same: It is characterized in that, in an electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery having: a current collector; and an electrode layer being formed on a surface of the current collector, and including a binder resin, an active material and a conductive additive, the electrode layer comprises: a first electrode layer; and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20130022868 - Transparent electrochemical energy storage devices: A transparent electrochemical energy storage device includes a pair of electrodes and an electrolyte disposed between the electrodes. Each of the electrodes includes a substrate and a set of electrode materials that are arranged across the substrate in a pattern with a feature dimension no greater than 200 μm and... Agent: The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University

20130022871 - Active material for an electrode of a galvanic element: A material, in particular an active material, for an electrode of a galvanic element, and a method for the production of the material, a mixture for the production of an electrode for a galvanic element, and a galvanic element, in particular a battery, and a medical implant comprising such a... Agent: Litronik Batterietechnologie Gmbh

20130022870 - Anode active material including a multilayer metal nanotube, anode including the anode active material, lithium battery including the anode, and method of preparing the anode active material: An anode active material, an anode including the anode active material, a lithium battery including the anode, and a method of preparing the anode active material. The anode active material includes: a multilayer metal nanotube including: an inner layer; and an outer layer on the inner layer, wherein the inner... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130022869 - Positive electrode active material for lithium secondary battery, method of preparing the same, positive electrode for lithium secondary battery including the same, and lithium secondary battery including the positive electrode: A positive electrode active material for a lithium secondary battery includes a lithium cobalt complex oxide containing an alkali earth metal and a transition metal in a predetermined mixture ratio. A method of preparing the positive electrode active material includes mixing a lithium salt, a transition metal precursor, and an... Agent:

20130022872 - Cathode active material comprising lithium manganese oxide capable of providing excellent charge-discharge characteristics at 3v region as well as 4v region: Disclosed herein is a cathode active material including a lithium manganese oxide, in which the lithium manganese oxide has a spinel structure with a predetermined constitutional composition represented by Formula 1 described in the detailed description, wherein a conductive material is applied to the surface of lithium manganese oxide particles,... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20130022873 - High-power nanocomposite cathodes for lithium ion batteries: A method of growing electrochemically active materials in situ within a dispersed conductive matrix to yield nanocomposite cathodes or anodes for electrochemical devices, such as lithium-ion batteries. The method involves an in situ formation of a precursor of the electrochemically active materials within the dispersed conductive matrix followed by a... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California

20130022874 - Positive electrode for a lithium battery: A method for producing a lithium alkali transition metal oxide for use as a positive electrode material for lithium secondary batteries by a precipitation method. The positive electrode material is a lithium alkali transition metal composite oxide and is prepared by mixing a solid state mixed with alkali and transition... Agent: Uchicago Argonne, LLC

20130022875 - Active material for battery, and battery: The present invention is to provide an active material for a battery, which has high thermal stability and low electric potential. According to the invention, an active material for a battery comprising a M element in Group III, a Ti element, an O element, and a S element and having... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20130022876 - Surface modified polymeric materials, modified functionalized polymers, functional polymers, and methods: The present invention relates to new, improved or modified polymer materials, membranes, substrates, and the like and to new, improved or modified methods for permanently modifying the physical and/or chemical nature of surfaces of the polymer materials, membranes, or substrates for a variety of end uses or applications. For example,... Agent:

20130022877 - Salt modified electrostatic dissipative polymers: The present invention relates to electrostatic dissipative thermoplatic urethanes (TPU) and compositions thereof. The present invention provides a composition comprising: (a) an inherently dissipative polymer and (b) a halogen-free lithium-containing salt. The invention also provides a shaped polymeric article comprising the inherently dissipative polymer compositions described herein. The invention also... Agent: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.

20130022878 - Solid electrolyte material, lithium battery, and method of producing solid electrolyte material: A main object of the present invention is to provide a solid electrolyte material having excellent Li ion conductivity. To attain the object, the present invention provides a solid electrolyte material represented by a general formula: Lix(La1-aM1a)y(Ti1-bM2b)zOδ, wherein “x”, “y”, and “z” satisfy relations of x+y+z=1, 0.850≦x/(x+y+z)≦0.930, and 0.087≦y/(y+z)≦0.115; “a”... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20130022879 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and non-aqueous electrolyte solution for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: Provided is a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery which, even in the case of using a low-viscosity solvent having a narrow potential window, can increase the electrochemical stability of the nonaqueous electrolyte solution and suppress side reactions of the nonaqueous electrolyte solution during charge and discharge to reduce the degradation of... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20130022880 - Electrolyte for non-aqueous electrolyte batteries and non-aqueous electrolyte battery using the same: An electrolyte for a non-aqueous electrolyte battery according to the present invention contains a non-aqueous organic solvent; a solute; and both of difluorobis(oxalato)phosphate and tetrafluoro(oxalate)phosphate as additives. A non-aqueous electrolyte battery according to the present invention uses the above electrolyte. By the composite effect of the difluorobis(oxalato)phosphate and tetrafluoro(oxalate)phosphate in... Agent: Central Glass Company, Limited

20130022881 - Hygrophobic conductor layer for electrochemical cell: The present application relates to a layer of an oxidant electrode having hygrophobic and current collecting properties, and electrochemical metal-air cell utilizing the same.... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.

20130022882 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell includes an electrolyte membrane, an anode which is disposed on one surface of the electrolyte membrane and includes an anode catalyst layer, a cathode which is disposed on the other surface of the electrolyte membrane and includes a cathode catalyst layer, and an adjustment unit which allows... Agent: Eneos Celltech Co., Ltd.

20130022883 - Apparatus and method for activating fuel cell stack: Disclosed is an apparatus and method for activating a fuel cell stack, which significantly reduces the time required for activation and the amount of hydrogen used for the activation by employing a vacuum wetting process in a shutdown operation. In particular, a high humidity open circuit voltage operation humidifies the... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20130022884 - Three-way diverter assembly for a fuel cell system: A three-way diverter assembly with a movable member is provided. The three-way diverter assembly includes a housing having a first inlet, a second inlet, a first outlet, and a second outlet. The first inlet and the second inlet are adapted to receive a fluid. The movable member, disposed in the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20130022885 - Fuel cell system having improved fuel gas circulation: The invention relates to a fuel cell system (1, 2) having at least one or more fuel cells (10, 30), wherein the fuel cell (10, 30) extends between a first cell end (10a, 30a) and a second cell end (10b, 30b) in a tubular shape, and wherein the fuel cell... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20130022886 - System and method for detecting a fuel cell anode gas composition: In at least one embodiment, a purge system for a fuel cell stack is provided. The system comprises a blower, a differential pressure sensor and a purge valve. The blower delivers a recirculated gas back to the stack at varying electrical power levels and blower speeds. The differential pressure sensor... Agent: Ford Motor Company

20130022887 - Method for generating hydrogen, method for utilizing hydrogen and electric generating system: Hydrogen is generated effectively with a small amount of electrolytic energy. Hydrogen is generated by electrolyzing liquid ammonia to which an electrolyte was added, and the generated hydrogen is reacted with oxygen to generate electricity. Since the electrolytic energy of liquid ammonia is small, a large amount of hydrogen can... Agent: Hiroshima University

20130022888 - Fuel cell cooling system with coupling out of heat: A cooling system (1) for a fuel cell system (11), in particular for a vehicle, which comprises a fuel cell cooling circuit (10) for cooling the fuel cell system (11), and a battery cooling circuit (20) for cooling a battery (21), with an exchange of thermal energy between the fuel... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20130022889 - Fuel cell stack: Disclosed herein is a fuel cell stack in which the diameter of holes of a separator is formed larger than the diameter of respective unit cells, so that a plurality of unit cells may be easily coupled to the separator. The fuel cell stack may include a plurality of electrically... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130022890 - Solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell with improved voltage reversal tolerance: In solid polymer electrolyte fuel cells, an oxygen evolution reaction (OER) catalyst may be incorporated at the anode along with the primary hydrogen oxidation catalyst for purposes of tolerance to voltage reversal. Incorporating this OER catalyst in a layer at the interface between the anode's primary hydrogen oxidation anode catalyst... Agent: Daimler Ag

20130022891 - Bilayer cathode catalyst structure for solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell: Use of noble metal alloy catalysts, such as PtCo, as the cathode catalyst in solid polymer electrolyte fuel cells can provide enhanced performance at low current densities over that obtained from the noble metal itself. Unfortunately, the performance at high current densities has been relatively poor. However, using a specific... Agent: Daimler Ag

20130022892 - Membrane electrode assembly, method of manufacture thereof, and fuel cell: A cathode catalyst layer (16) includes electron conducting carbon nanotubes (CNTs) (161) having a hollow space formed at an interior. The CNTs (161) are, in a hollow space forming direction thereof, open at a first end and are closed at a second end. The open end (161a) is disposed so... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20130022893 - Composition, composite membrane prepared from composition, fuel cell including the composite membrane, and method of manufacturing the composite membrane: wherein, in Formula 3, M1 is a tetravalent metallic element; M2 is at least one metal selected from the group consisting of a monovalent metallic element, a divalent metallic element, and a trivalent metallic element; a satisfies 0≦a<1; x is a number from 1.5 to 3.5; and y is a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20130022894 - Eptfe-supported polyelectrolyte membranes made with ionomer-kynar blends: e

20130022895 - Membrane with laminated structure and orientation controlled nanofiber reinforcement additives for fuel cells: An ion-conducting membrane for fuel cell applications a first layer including a first ion-conducting polymer and nanofibers dispersed therein. The first layer includes a first side and a second side. A second layer is disposed over the first side of the first layer and includes a second ion-conducting polymer without... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20130022896 - Bipolar plate for fuel cell: A bipolar plate for fuel cell has an electrochemical reaction region and a non-electrochemical reaction region connected together. The electrochemical reaction region is at the center position of the bipolar plate. The non-electrochemical reaction region is made of non-conductive material and is located around the electrochemical reaction region. The bipolar... Agent:

20130022897 - Discretely supported wet side plates: A water vapor transfer separator plate assembly and a method of making the same. In such an assembly made up of a stack of alternating wet side plates and dry side plates with a membrane disposed between them, a humid fluid such as that found in a fuel cell cathode... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20130022898 - Fuel cell cathodes: The present invention relates to a method of producing a fuel cell cathode, fuel cell cathodes, and fuel cells comprising same.... Agent: Ceres Intellectual Property Company Limited

20130022899 - Core-shell type metal nanoparticles and method for producing the same: Core-shell type metal nanoparticles including a core portion and a shell portion covering the core portion, wherein the core portion includes a core metal material selected from metals and alloys, and wherein the shell portion includes an alloy of a first shell metal material and a second shell metal material.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

  
01/17/2013 > 60 patent applications in 42 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20130017415 - Integrated photo-bioelectrochemical systems: A bioelectricalchemical system includes an anode, an algal bioreactor, and a cathode. The anode is at least partially positioned within an anode chamber containing a first aqueous reaction mixture including one or more organic compounds and one or more bacteria for oxidizing the organic compounds. The algal bioreactor contains a... Agent: Uwm Research Foundation, Inc.

20130017416 - Membrane stack for a membrane based process and method for producing a membrane therefor: The present invention relates to a membrane stack and device for a membrane based process and method therefore. The membrane stack comprises: a number of membranes (78) forming compartments; and fluid supply and discharge means (80) for supplying and discharging a fluid to the compartments such that the fluid is... Agent: Redstack B.v.

20130017414 - Osmotic bioelectrochemical systems: A bioelectrochemical system includes an anode, a saline solution chamber, and a cathode. The anode is at least partially positioned within an anode chamber containing an aqueous reaction mixture including one or more organic compounds and one or more bacteria for oxidizing the organic compounds. The saline solution chamber contains... Agent: Uwm Research Foundation, Inc.

20130017417 - Aqueous electrolyte energy storage device: An electrochemical device including a housing and a stack of electrochemical cells in the housing. Each electrochemical cell includes an anode electrode, a cathode electrode, a separator located between the anode electrode and the cathode electrode and an electrolyte. The electrochemical device also includes a current collector located between adjacent... Agent: Aquion Energy Inc.

20130017419 - Apparatus and method for cooling control of battery pack: The apparatus for cooling control of a battery pack according to the present invention includes a temperature sensor for measuring the temperature of the battery pack; a blower module for introducing a cooling medium into the battery pack by means of fan operation; and a controller for controlling the operation... Agent:

20130017418 - Electrode material comprising metal sulfide: The present invention relates to electrode material for an electrical cell comprising as component (A) at least one ion- and electron-conductive metal chalcogenide, as component (B) carbon in a polymorph comprising at least 60% sp2-hybridized carbon atoms, as component (C) at least one sulfur-containing component selected from the group consisting... Agent: Basf Se

20130017421 - Battery pack safety techniques: A battery system monitors the status of a battery and ensures safe conditions under a range of events adversely affecting the safety of the battery cells, the battery pack or enclosure, or a vehicle housing the battery. In response to the safety event, the battery system provides one or more... Agent: Boston-power, Inc.

20130017420 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly including a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate; a first collector plate electrically connected to the first electrode plate and including a fuse unit therein; a second collector plate... Agent:

20130017423 - Alkaline secondary battery: An alkaline secondary battery including: a hollow cylindrical positive electrode; a negative electrode containing zinc as an active material; a separator arranged between the positive electrode and the negative electrode; an alkaline electrolytic solution; and a battery case containing the positive electrode, the negative electrode, the separator, and the alkaline... Agent:

20130017422 - Battery pack assembly: A battery pack assembly including: an inner pack accommodating a plurality of secondary cells; an outer pack accommodating the inner pack; a first shock absorbing member between a first surface of the inner pack and a first surface of the outer pack, the first shock absorbing member configured to absorb... Agent:

20130017424 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery comprises: an electrode assembly comprising a first plate, a second plate, and a separator disposed between the first and second plates, wherein the first plate comprises an active portion and a non-active portion extending from the active portion, wherein the second plate comprises an active portion and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130017425 - Storage battery cell, assembled battery, assembled battery setup method, electrode group, and production method of electrode group: A storage battery cell includes: an electrode group in which a positive electrode including positive electrode current collector foil provided with a positive electrode layer containing a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode including negative electrode current collector foil provided with a negative electrode layer containing a negative electrode... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20130017426 - Battery holding device: A battery holding device includes: a battery housing portion which is adapted to house a battery; and a conductive terminal which is disposed in a sidewall portion of the battery housing portion, and which is to be in contact with an electrode terminal of the battery. The sidewall portion of... Agent: Nihon Kohden Corporation

20130017427 - Accumulator having multiple accumulator cells: In an accumulator having multiple accumulator cells situated in an accumulator housing, the end faces of the accumulator cells which face a specified housing section forming an end face plane, and at least one electrical line being fastened to at least one end face of at least one accumulator cell,... Agent:

20130017428 - Rack housing assembly and energy storage apparatus having the same: An energy storage apparatus and a rack housing assembly having the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, the energy storage apparatus includes i) a plurality of battery trays arranged substantially parallel to each other so as to form at least one row and ii) a first duct located at a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130017430 - Polyolefin resin porous film and battery separator: As an object of the present invention, to provide a polyolefin resin porous film fulfilling high continuity, excellent dimensional stability and shutdown function which closes the pores sensitively and completely in a temperature range of 120 to 140° C. without closing the pores at less than 120° C. The present... Agent: Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc

20130017429 - Separator and electrochemical device comprising the same: A separator may include (A) a porous substrate having pores, and (B) a porous coating layer formed on at least one surface of the porous substrate and made from a mixture of inorganic particles and a binder polymer, and the binder polymer may contain a copolymer of (a) a first... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20130017431 - Lithium battery separator with shutdown function: This invention relates to separators for batteries and other electrochemical cells, especially lithium-ion batteries, having a shutdown mechanism. The separator comprises a nonwoven nanoweb comprising a coating composed of a plurality of thermoplastic particles having particle size larger than the mean flow pore size of the nanoweb. The coating flows... Agent: E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20130017432 - Novel separators for electrochemical systems: In an aspect, the invention provides separator systems for electrochemical systems providing electronic, mechanical and chemical properties useful for a range of electrochemical storage and conversion applications. Separator systems of some embodiments, for example, provide structural, physical and electrostatic attributes useful for managing and controlling dendrite formation in lithium and... Agent:

20130017433 - Deposited microarchitectured battery and manufacturing method: A battery includes a first portion including a substrate having formed thereon a current collector and an anode electrode material. A second portion is formed on a substrate and includes a current collector and a cathode electrode material. The first portion is joined to the second portion and a separator... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of Michigan

20130017434 - Secondary battery negative electrode, non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method of manufacturing the same: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery negative electrode having a negative electrode compound layer formed on a current collector, in which the negative electrode compound layer is constituted by a lower negative electrode compound layer and an upper negative electrode compound layer, the lower negative electrode compound layer is formed on... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20130017435 - Lithium ion secondary battery and electronic device: Provided is a lithium ion secondary battery including a laminated body formed by laminating a first electrode layer and a second electrode layer on each other via an electrolytic region, wherein the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer include the same active material, and the active material is... Agent:

20130017436 - Power source apparatus and vehicle equipped with the power source apparatus: The power source apparatus has battery units 2 connected in series or parallel with bus-bars 6. Each battery unit 2 is made up of a plurality of connected battery cells 1. Each bus-bar 6 is metal plate formed with mutually perpendicular upright planar region(s) 6x and lateral planar region(s) 6y... Agent:

20130017438 - Accumulator device: An accumulator device includes: an outer container with mutually overlapped outer films bonded air-tightly to each other at a bonding portion formed along respective outer peripheral edge portions; an electrode unit accommodated inside the outer container and including positive and negative electrode sheets stacked one on another with a separator... Agent: Jm Energy Corporation

20130017437 - Pouch type battery and method of using the same: A pouch type battery and a method of using the pouch type battery that includes an electrode assembly that includes a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator interposed between the first and second electrode plates, and a pouch case that includes the electrode assembly and an... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130017439 - Nonaqueous secondary battery: p

20130017442 - Cathode active material composition, cathode prepared by using the same, and lithium battery including the cathode: A cathode active material composition includes a cathode active material, a water-based binder, and a transition metal oxide. A cathode is prepared using the cathode active material composition. A lithium battery includes the cathode. The lithium battery has improved high-rate characteristics and lifespan characteristics by preventing an increase in internal... Agent:

20130017440 - Electrode for secondary cell, method for producing the same, and secondary cell: A secondary cell electrode includes a mix layer containing an active substance, a conductive agent, and a binder which is swollen by coexistence with an electrolytic solution and thus has a volume thereof increased; and a current collector formed of a conductive metal foil, the mix layer being located right... Agent: Samsung Yokohama Research Institute Co., Ltd.

20130017444 - Electrodes for secondary batteries and secondary batteries using the same: Disclosed is an electrode for a secondary battery having an electrode compound layer including an electrode active material formed on a current collector, in which the electrode compound layer is provided with a plurality of voids disposed along the thickness direction of the electrode compound layer, the depth of the... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20130017441 - Plating technique for electrode: Articles and methods for forming protected electrodes for use in electrochemical cells, including those for use in rechargeable lithium batteries, are provided. In some embodiments, the articles and methods involve an electrode that does not include an electroactive layer, but includes a current collector and a protective structure positioned directly... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20130017443 - Power storage device, electrode, and manufacturing method thereof: To provide a power storage device with improved cycle characteristics. In the power storage device, a conductive catalyst layer is provided in contact with a surface of an active material layer formed of silicon or the like and a carbon layer is provided over the conductive catalyst layer. The carbon... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20130017445 - Degradable implantable battery: A biodegradable battery is provided. The battery includes an anode comprising a material including an inner surface and an outer surface, wherein electrochemical oxidation of the anode material results in the formation of a reaction product that is substantially non-toxic and a cathode comprising a material including an inner surface... Agent:

20130017446 - Energy storage device: An energy storage device comprising an anode, electrolyte, and cathode is provided. The cathode comprises a plurality of granules comprising a support material, an active electrode metal, and a salt material, such that the cathode has a granule packing density equal to or greater than about 2 g/cc. A cathode... Agent: General Electric Company

20130017447 - Positive electrode material: An electrode material comprising a LixFeyMzPw04 compound for an electrode for a Li rechargeable battery, wherein 0.90<=x<=1.03, 0.85<=y<=1.0, 0.01<=z<=0.15, 0.90<=w<=1.0, 1.9<=x+y+z<=2.1; wherein M comprises at least one element selected from the group consisting of Mn, Co, Mg, Cr, Zn, Al, Ti, Zr, Nb, Na, and Ni; and wherein the compound... Agent:

20130017448 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: In a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a positive electrode (11) whose surface has a positive electrode mixture layer containing a mixture of a conductive carbon material and a positive electrode active material containing a lithium-containing transition metal composite oxide having a layer structure and represented by the general formula... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20130017449 - Positive-electrode active material for lithium-ion secondary battery and lithium-ion secondary battery:

20130017450 - Sheet-like fiber structure, and battery, heat insulation material, waterproof sheet, scaffold for cell culture, and holding material each using the sheet-like fiber structure: A sheet-like fiber structure including a plurality of fibers made of amorphous silicon dioxide. The plurality of fibers are intertwined with each other and thus connected to each other, thereby forming void portions. Consequently, the sheet-like fiber structure has not only liquid permeability and voltage resistance but also high heat... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20130017451 - Polyolefin-based split-type conjugate fiber, fiber assembly and battery separator using the same and method for producing the same: A polyolefin-based split-type conjugate fiber according to the present invention is a polyolefin-based split-type conjugate fiber obtained by composite spinning including a first component containing a polypropylene-based resin and a second component containing a polyolefin-based resin, wherein the first component contains, as a primary component, a polypropylene resin having a... Agent: Daiwabo Holdings Co., Ltd.

20130017452 - Polypropylene series resin porous film, battery separator and battery: As a porous film in which the air-permeability at the time of elongation of the porous film was adjusted, whereby, when used as a battery separator, the holes of a separator in an electrode/separator wound body have been controlled, a polypropylene series resin porous film is proposed, in which, for... Agent: Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.

20130017453 - Conformal coating on nanostructured electrode materials for three-dimensional applications: A fabrication process for conformal coating of a thin polymer electrolyte layer on nanostructured electrode materials for three-dimensional micro/nanobattery applications, compositions thereof, and devices incorporating such compositions. In embodiments, conformal coatings (such as uniform thickness of around 20-30 nanometer) of polymer Polymethylmethacralate (PMMA) electrolyte layers around individual Ni—Sn nanowires were... Agent: William Marsh Rice University

20130017454 - Lithium ion secondary battery and method for producing same: Disclosed is a lithium ion secondary battery that has a simple structure, is easily produced, and wherein short circuits do not arise. The lithium ion secondary battery comprises an active material being contained in a matrix comprising a laminated body that includes a positive current collector and a negative current... Agent: Namics Corporation

20130017455 - Non-aqueous electrolyte and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the same: Disclosed is a non-aqueous electrolyte including a non-aqueous solvent, and a solute dissolved in the non-aqueous solvent. The non-aqueous solvent contains ethylene carbonate (EC), propylene carbonate (PC), diethyl carbonate (DEC), and an additive. The weight percentage WEC of EC the total weight of EC, PC, and DEC is more than... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20130017456 - Lithium secondary battery using ionic liquid: A flame-retardant lithium secondary battery is provided that has better battery performance and higher safety than conventional batteries. The lithium secondary battery uses a positive electrode that includes a positive electrode active material of the general formula (I) below, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution in which an ionic liquid that... Agent: Dai-ichi Kogyo Seiyaku Co., Ltd.

20130017457 - Multilayered structure: A multilayered structure suitable as an electrode in a power source and a method of producing the same. The structure comprises a conductive laminar layer; and an enzyme layer containing an essentially dry enzyme capable of oxidizing or dehydrogenating carbohydrate material under suitable conditions. Because the enzymatic anode layer and... Agent: Teknologian Tutkimuskeskus Vtt

20130017458 - Fuel cell system and operation method thereof: A controller (15) performs a stop operation of stopping electric power generation by a fuel cell (3); then performs an activity recovery operation of stopping the supply of a fuel gas by a fuel gas supply unit (10) to an anode (2a), causing an anode inert gas supply unit (13)... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20130017459 - Gas generator with combined gas flow valve and pressure relief vent: A gas generator includes a reactant capable of producing a gas and a gas outlet valve that can function as both a gas flow valve and a pressure relief vent, using the same gas flow path through the valve. When the valve is closed and the pressure within the gas... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

20130017460 - Sorption enhanced methanation of biomass: Disclosed embodiments provide a system and method for producing hydrocarbons from biomass. Certain embodiments of the method are particularly useful for producing substitute natural gas from forestry residues. Certain disclosed embodiments of the method convert a biomass feedstock into a product hydrocarbon by hydropyrolysis. Catalytic conversion of the resulting pyrolysis... Agent:

20130017461 - Electrode for fuel cell, and membrane-electrode assembly and fuel cell system including same: An electrode for a fuel cell is disclosed. The electrode may include an electrode substrate with a conductive substrate, carbon particles, and a catalyst layer disposed on the electrode substrate. The electrode substrate may include a pore having an average diameter of about 20 μm to about 40 μm and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130017463 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system (1) has a fuel cell (2) and a reformer (33). A careful operation of the fuel cell system (1), in particular during a start-up of the fuel cell system (1), is obtained when the fuel cell system (1) is equipped with a reformer heating burner (additional... Agent:

20130017464 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell module, a combustor, a fuel gas supply apparatus, an oxygen-containing gas supply apparatus, a water supply apparatus, a power converter, a control device, and a casing containing the fuel cell module, the combustor, the fuel gas supply apparatus, the oxygen-containing gas supply... Agent:

20130017462 - Heat exchanger for a hot fuel cell: A heat exchanger for operating at an outlet of a hot fuel cell feeding the heat exchanger with oxidizer gas and with fuel gas, the heat exchanger including: a first flow circuit for oxidizer gas; a second flow circuit for fuel gas; a pre-mixer chamber fed both with oxidizer gas... Agent: Snecma

20130017465 - Leakage diagnostic for a fuel cell system in idle-stop mode: A method for determining if more hydrogen has been added to a fuel cell system than a predetermined threshold amount to detect leaks in an anode subsystem or a cathode subsystem of a fuel cell system. The method includes determining a quantity of hydrogen added to the fuel cell system... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20130017466 - Solid oxide fuel cell device and system: The invention provides tubular solid oxide fuel cell devices and a fuel cell system incorporating a plurality of the fuel devices, each device including an elongate tube having a reaction zone for heating to an operating reaction temperature, and at least one cold zone that remains at a low temperature... Agent:

20130017467 - Liquid containers and apparatus for use with power producing devices: A fuel reservoir for dispensing liquid fuel with a dispensing appliance includes a container having an opening, a liquid fuel in the container, a needle-pierceable septum disposed across the opening of the container, and a locking surface disposed on an exterior surface of the container and configured to engage a... Agent:

20130017469 - Housing assembly for a fuel cell stack: f

20130017468 - Manifold block for fuel cell stack: The present invention provides a manifold block for a fuel cell stack, coupled to a fuel cell stack module and having a gas passage and a cooling water passage. The manifold block includes an insulating member and an insulating cover. The insulating member is inserted into the cooling water passage... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20130017470 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system to be mounted on an electric vehicle such as a hybrid vehicle or an electric vehicle. Cooling water is supplied from a cooling water inlet of a stack manifold, flows through a fuel cell stack, and returns to the stack manifold. A groove is formed on... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20130017471 - Fuel cell with selectively conducting anode component: To reduce degradation of a solid polymer fuel cell during startup and shutdown, a selectively conducting component is incorporated in electrical series with the anode components in the fuel cell. The component is characterized by a low electrical resistance in the presence of hydrogen or fuel and a high resistance... Agent: Daimler Ag

20130017472 - Fuel cells, carbon composite structures and methods for manufacturing the same: Disclosed is a method to manufacture a carbon composite structure. First, a polymer nano fiber net is provided. The polymer nano fiber net is thermal oxidized to form an oxidized nano fiber net. The oxidized nano fiber net and an oxidized micro fiber net are stacked and impregnated in a... Agent:

20130017473 - Method for manufacturing a mixed catalyst containing a metal oxide nanowire, and electrode and fuel cell including a mixed catalyst manufactured by the method: Provided is a method for manufacturing a mixed catalyst containing a metal oxide nanowire, and an electrode and a fuel cell which include a mixed catalyst manufactured by the method. The method includes: forming a metal/polymer nanowire by electrospinning a polymer solution containing a first metal precursor and a second... Agent: Gwangju Institute Of Science And Technology

  
01/10/2013 > 76 patent applications in 53 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20130011697 - High efficiency microbial fuel cell: A microbial fuel cell comprising an anode, a cathode, microbes in contact with the anode, a conduit for electrons connecting the anode to the cathode through an external circuit wherein the anode, cathode or both comprise a mixture of one or more conductive materials and one or more ion exchange... Agent: Dow Global Technologies LLC

20130011696 - Microbial fuel cell process which maximizes the reduction of biodegradable materials contained in a fluid stream: A process comprising A) providing a microbial fuel cell comprising art anode, a cathode, microbes in contact with the anode, a conduit for electrons connecting the anode to the cathode, wherein the conduit is contained within the microbial fuel cell or current is introduced to the microbial fuel cell through... Agent: Dow Global Technologies LLC

20130011700 - Battery pack: A battery pack that can easily combine battery cells stacked in a plurality of layers with each other and easily combine the battery cells with protection circuit devices while reducing manufacturing costs and while providing a compact design suitable for powering small electronic devices such as mobile phones and tablet... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130011699 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes a case, an electrode assembly in the case, a current collecting member electrically connected to the electrode assembly, a fuse part in the current collecting member, and an elastic member adjacent to the fuse part. The elastic member is configured to provide an elastic force to... Agent:

20130011698 - Connector assembly and battery pack having the same: The present invention relates to a connector assembly and a battery pack having the same. For this purpose, provided are a connector assembly with optimized size and mounting area of the connector assembly serving as a current-carrying medium of the battery pack, and improved bond strength between the connector terminal... Agent:

20130011701 - Battery cooling method and system: An apparatus may store at least one object including at least one top end and at least one bottom end. The apparatus may include a container configured to store the at least one object and a pouch containing a liquid. The pouch may be configured to substantially cover the at... Agent:

20130011702 - Redox flow battery system with divided tank system: A redox flow battery system is provided with one or more tanks for containing electrolytes. Embodiments of electrolyte tanks include active and/or passive dividers within a single tank structure. Dividers may be configured to prevent mixing of a charged electrolyte and a discharged electrolyte stored within a single tank.... Agent: Enervault Corporation

20130011703 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes a case having an interior and an exterior, an electrode assembly having first and second electrodes, the electrode assembly being disposed in the interior of the case, and an electrode terminal member at the exterior of the case and electrically connected to the first electrode, wherein... Agent:

20130011704 - Redox flow battery system with multiple independent stacks: A redox flow battery system is provided with independent stack assemblies dedicated for charging and discharging functions. In such a system, characteristics of the charging stack assembly may be configured to provide a high efficiency during a charging reaction, and the discharging stack may be configured to provide a high... Agent: Enervault Corporation

20130011705 - Temperature control device for the temperature control of a battery and method for the production of a temperature control device: A temperature control device is provided for the temperature control of a battery. The temperature control device has an upper part with an upper side and an underside, which has on the upper side a thermal interface to the battery. Furthermore, the temperature control device has at least one lower... Agent:

20130011706 - Battery system with temperature sensors: A battery system includes a platform having an aperture formed therethrough, a flexible member having a generally planar configuration and extending across the aperture, wherein a portion of the flexible member is coextensive with the aperture, a cell provided adjacent the platform, and a sensor coupled to the flexible member... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20130011708 - Lithium ion secondary battery, vehicle, and battery mounting device: A lithium ion secondary battery includes a flat wound electrode body including a positive electrode sheet and a negative electrode sheet that are wound while interposing therebetween separators into a flat shape, and a battery case. In the flat wound electrode body, a central portion has a more constricted shape... Agent:

20130011709 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, vehicle, and device using battery: Disclosed is a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery which comprises a flat wound electrode body wherein a positive electrode plate, which comprises a positive electrode collector foil and a positive electrode active material layer, and a negative electrode plate, which comprises a negative electrode collector foil and a negative electrode active... Agent:

20130011707 - Winding-type electric storage device: An object is to provide a winding-type electric age device capable of preventing swaying or movement of an electrode assembly. Provided is a winding-type electric storage device with a flat electrode assembly, which includes a core, and a case in which the electrode assembly is housed, the core including first... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20130011710 - Battery pack: A battery pack of the present invention includes a plurality of battery blocks 6 in each of which a plurality of cells 1 are accommodated and which are arranged adjacent to each other in a first direction with a predetermined space S; and a flat plate shaped bus bar 7... Agent:

20130011711 - Modular stacked battery system: An energy storage cell charged and discharged by electrolyte fluid. The cell includes a module that comprises a wall that separates an anode plate from a cathode plate. An anode hub is connected to the anode plate and a cathode hub is connected to the cathode plate. The anode hub... Agent: Zinc Air Incorporated

20130011713 - Battery module and power supply apparatus: Equalization of a temperature distribution in a flow direction on a cooling plate is facilitated so that temperatures of plural cells that thermally contact with the cooling plate are equalized, to reduce variability in the state of charge-discharge and the lifetimes of the respective cells. A battery module includes a... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.

20130011712 - Battery temperature regulator: A battery temperature regulator is provided for use with an assembled battery in which plural battery cells are arranged in alignment with each other and each of the battery cells has positive and negative terminals projecting therefrom in the same direction. The battery temperature regulator includes a heat exchanger provided... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20130011714 - Electrochemical battery and method of preparing the same: An electrochemical battery including: a housing; a pouch-shaped solid electrolyte disposed in the housing and having an open end; an insulator that is disposed on the open end of the solid electrolyte to cover the open end and includes a plurality of protrusions facing the open end of the solid... Agent:

20130011715 - Electrode assembly for electrochemical device and electrochemical device including the same: Disclosed is an electrode assembly having a structure in which a plurality of unit cells are bonded to one or both surfaces of a first separator whose length is greater than width and are stacked in a zigzag pattern or wound sequentially. The first separator includes a first porous electrode... Agent:

20130011716 - Polyolefin microporous membrane and method of producing the same, separator for non-aqueous secondary battery and non-aqueous secondary battery: The present invention provides a polyolefin microporous membrane in which a degree of crystallinity is from 60 to 85%, and a tie molecular volume fraction is from 0.7 to 1.7%.... Agent: Teijin Limited

20130011717 - Battery and ultrasonic welding system used in producing thereof: In welding between a tab bundle and lead, the outer edge of a lead on the electrode side cannot be connected to the tab bundle, even though the tab bundle extended from the electrode stacked body and a part of an end portion of the lead are connected. This leads... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20130011718 - Battery module: A battery module including a plurality of cell units is disclosed. Each cell unit has a first surface and a second surface, and the cell units are stacked alone a direction. The cell unit includes a frame, at least one cell and at least two conductors. The frame has at... Agent:

20130011719 - Battery module and battery assembly used therein: A battery assembly 200 includes: a block 80 including housings 80a each housing cells 100; first and second connection plates 21 and 22 connecting the cells 100 in parallel; and a spacer 90 disposed between the cell 100 and the first connection plate 21. The block 80 has a pierced... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20130011720 - Stacking and sealing configurations for energy storage devices: An energy storage device is provided that includes a bipolar conductive substrate having a first side coupled to a first substack and a second side coupled to a second substack. The first and second substacks have a plurality of alternately stacked positive and negative monopolar electrode units. Each respective monopolar... Agent: G4 Synergetics, Inc.

20130011721 - Pouch and pouch type secondary battery: Provided are a pouch and a pouch type secondary battery, which includes an accommodating part having an inner space, and a cover part integrally formed with the accommodating part and covering an opening of the accommodating part. A bending extension is disposed around an interface between the accommodating part and... Agent:

20130011723 - Energy storage case and energy storage including the same: Disclosed herein are an energy storage case includes: a housing including a reception part in which an energy storage cell and an electrolyte are received; a cover part coupled to the housing and including two through-holes penetrating through both surfaces thereof; a lead connection part including a fusing part to... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20130011724 - Method for producing battery, and battery: The electric terminal includes a press surface, which is formed as a flat surface extending from the outer circumferential section towards the inside, on the edge of the case in the direction in which the through hole extends. The electric terminal is inserted into the through hole with the insulating... Agent:

20130011725 - Package for large format lithium ion cells: A battery cell is disclosed. The battery cell includes a sealed foil pouch having a plurality of openings and a terminal block disposed within the sealed foil pouch. The terminal block has a plurality of terminals extending outwardly therefrom. Each of the plurality of terminals extends through one of the... Agent:

20130011722 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly, a case and a tab film. The electrode assembly has first and second electrode tabs formed to protrude therefrom. The case accommodates the electrode assembly so that a portion of at least one of the first and second electrode tabs is exposed to... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130011726 - Powders for positive-electrode material for lithium secondary battery, process for producing the same, positive electrode for lithium secondary battery employing the same, and lithium secondary battery: The invention relates to a lithium-transition metal compound powder for a positive-electrode material for lithium secondary battery which comprises secondary particles configured of primary particles having two or more compositions and a lithium-transition metal compound having a function of being capable of insertion and release of lithium ions, wherein the... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20130011727 - Cathode active material for lithium secondary battery: Disclosed is a lithium secondary battery, which is low in capacity loss after overdischarge, having excellent capacity restorability after overdischarge and shows an effect of preventing a battery from swelling at a high temperature.... Agent:

20130011728 - Nonaqueous electrolyte for secondary battery and nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery employing the same: An object is to provide a nonaqueous electrolyte and a nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery which have excellent discharge load characteristics and are excellent in high-temperature storability, cycle characteristics, high capacity, continuous-charge characteristics, storability, gas evolution inhibition during continuous charge, high-current-density charge/discharge characteristics, discharge load characteristics, etc. The object has been accomplished... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20130011729 - Multiple inorganic compound structure and use thereof, and method of producing multiple inorganic compound structure: In a multiple inorganic compound structure according to the present invention, elements included in a main crystalline phase and elements included in a sub inorganic compound are present in at least a first region and a second region, the first region and the second region each have an area of... Agent:

20130011731 - Cathode slurry composition, cathode prepared from the same, and lithium battery comprising the cathode: A cathode slurry composition, a cathode prepared from the same, and a lithium battery comprising the cathode. The cathode slurry composition may include an aqueous binder, a cathode active material, and a non-transition metal oxide.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130011734 - Copper foil for negative electrode current collector of secondary battery: Provided is a copper foil for a negative electrode current collector of secondary battery, wherein: roughening treatment is performed to both front and rear surfaces of a rolled copper alloy foil; an average surface roughness Ra of both the front and rear surfaces based on laser microscope measurement is 0.04... Agent: Jx Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation

20130011733 - Electrode for lithium secondary battery, method of manufacturing the same, and lithium secondary battery including the same: An electrode for a lithium secondary battery, the electrode including: an electrode active material; and a composite including a clay and a polymer intercalated between layers of the clay, a method of manufacturing the electrode, and a lithium secondary battery including the electrode.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130011735 - Lithium inks and electrodes and batteries made therefrom: Lithium metal powder based inks are provided. The inks are provided in formulations suitable for printing using a variety of printing techniques, including screen printing, offset litho printing, gravure printing, flexographic printing, pad printing and inkjet printing. The inks include lithium metal powder, a polymer binder and optionally electrically conductive... Agent: Solicore, Inc.

20130011730 - Positive electrode for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery: Disclosed is a positive electrode for a rechargeable lithium battery and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same. The positive electrode includes a current collector; a positive active material layer including a positive active material and a vanadium oxide; and a vanadium oxide-contained coating layer formed between the current collector... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130011732 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a base material, an intermediate layer including a carbon material on the base material, and an active material layer on the intermediate layer. A secondary battery including an intermediate layer may improve adhesion between the base material and the active material layer, thereby reducing the risk... Agent:

20130011736 - Template electrode structures with enhanced adhesion characteristics: Provided herein are novel template electrode materials and structures for lithium ion cells. Related methods are also provided. According to various embodiments, an electrode can include a nanostructured template, an electrochemically active material layer coating the template, and a first intermediate layer between the nanostructured template and the electrochemically active... Agent: Amprius Inc.

20130011737 - Process of making negative electrode and rechargeable lithium battery using the same: A process of electroless plating a tin or tin-alloy active material onto a metal substrate for the negative electrode of a rechargeable lithium battery comprising steps of (1) immersing the metal substrate in an aqueous plating solution containing metal ions to be plated, (2) plating tin or tin-alloy active material... Agent: U.s. Government As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army

20130011738 - Cathode material of lithium ion secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: A cathode material of a lithium ion secondary battery is provided, which includes a cathode active material and a glassy material coating on a surface of the cathode active material. The glassy material is capable of selectively allowing lithium ions to pass therethrough. The lithium ion secondary battery using the... Agent: Microvast New Materials (huzhou) Co., Ltd.

20130011739 - Process for preparing electroactive insertion compounds and electrode materials obtained therefrom: A process for preparing an at least partially lithiated transition metal oxyanion-based lithium-ion reversible electrode material, which includes providing a precursor of said lithium-ion reversible electrode material, heating said precursor, melting same at a temperature sufficient to produce a melt including an oxyanion containing liquid phase, cooling said melt under... Agent: Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique

20130011740 - Lithium secondary battery: The positive-electrode material of the lithium secondary battery according to the present invention includes a first positive-electrode active material, and a second positive-electrode active material, the first positive-electrode active material denoted by a composition formula Li1.1+xNiaM1bM2cO2 (M1 denoting Mo or W, M2 denoting Co, or Co and Mn, −0.07≦x≦0.1, 0.7≦a<0.98,... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20130011741 - Non-aqeous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery has a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material containing a lithium-containing oxide active material, a negative electrode, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The lithium-containing oxide active material is represented by the general formula LiaMgbMO2±α where 0.65≦a≦1.05, 0<b≦0.3, 0≦α≦0.3, and M is at least one... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20130011742 - Current collector for flexible electrode, method of manufacturing same, and negative electrode including same: Disclosed are a current collector for a flexible electrode, a method of manufacturing the same, and a negative electrode including the same. The current collector for a flexible electrode includes: a flexible polymer substrate; a cross-linkable polymer layer disposed on the polymer substrate; and a metal layer disposed on the... Agent: Unist Academy-industry Research Corporation

20130011744 - Method for producing thermoplastic resin film: The present invention relates to a method for producing a film containing a thermoplastic resin, the method comprising: a step of feeding a material containing a thermoplastic resin and having a pair of opposed flat portions to between a pair of rollers with the thermoplastic resin in a molten state,... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20130011743 - Porous polypropylene film: e

20130011745 - Solid, lithium-salt-doped, thermoset polyimide polymer electrolyte and electrochemical cell employing same: An electrolyte medium suitable for use as a separator for an electrochemical cell comprises a substantially solid, thermoset polyimide polymer matrix doped with a lithium salt. The lithium salt comprises lithium bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)imide (LITFSI).... Agent: Excellatron Solid State LLC

20130011746 - Solid electrolyte material and all solid-state lithium secondary battery: A solid electrolyte material for an all solid-state lithium secondary battery represented by Li2S-MIaSb-MIIxOy, wherein MI is selected from P, Si, Ge, B and Al; “a” and “b” respectively represent numbers that give a stoichiometric ratio in accordance with the kind of MI; MII is selected from Fe, Zn and... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20130011747 - Lithium ion secondary battery: There is provided a lithium ion secondary battery excellent in cycle characteristics in which the conductivity of an electrode using a graphite material which is less deformed and oriented by pressurization is improved. A negative electrode mixture which includes at least a negative electrode active material comprising graphite as a... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20130011749 - Fuel cell: A separator formed of a material, which does not transmit liquid, is provided between a cell unit including an electrode on a surface of which an oxidoreductase is present and a fuel storage unit provided adjacent to the cell unit. It is configured such that power generation is started by... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130011748 - Power supply device and electronic apparatus: A power supply device in which an enzyme is immobilized as a catalyst on negative electrodes and/or positive electrodes, includes electromotive portions in which at least two of the negative electrodes and the positive electrodes are connected in series, and a fuel supply portion which communicates with the negative electrodes... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130011750 - Li-air hybrid battery and method for manufacturing the same: The present invention provides a lithium-air hybrid battery and a method for manufacturing the same, which has a structure in which a liquid electrolyte electrode and a solid electrolyte electrode are stacked on both sides of an ion conductive glass ceramic. That is, disclosed is a lithium-air hybrid battery and... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20130011751 - Metal oxygen battery: There is provided a metal oxygen battery which uses an oxygen-storing material of a composite oxide containing Y and Mn as a positive electrode material, and can reduce the reaction overpotential. The metal oxygen battery 1 has a positive electrode 2 to which oxygen is applied as an active substance,... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20130011752 - Metal oxygen battery: There is provided a metal oxygen battery which uses an oxygen-storing material of a composite oxide containing YMnO3 as a positive electrode material, and can reduce the charge overpotential. The metal oxygen battery 1 has a positive electrode 2 using oxygen as an active substance, a negative electrode 3 using... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20130011753 - Selective oxygen-permeable substrate, positive electrode for metal-air battery, metal-air battery, and selective oxygen-permeable membrane: There is provided a selective oxygen-permeable substrate including: a selective oxygen-permeable membrane having an inorganic framework and a transition metal ion complex and being capable of selectively permeating oxygen, and a porous substrate disposed on one surface of the selective oxygen-permeable membrane. Preferably, the transition metal ion complex is bonded... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20130011754 - Metal-air battery: A metal air battery capable of obtaining larger charge-discharge capacity than before, is provided. The metal air battery 1 includes a negative electrode 2 including one metal selected from the group consisting of Li, Zn, Mg, Al, and Fe, a positive electrode 3 including a mixture of a carbon material... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20130011755 - Racked power supply ventilation: A ventilation system for a fuel cell power module is provided. The ventilation system includes a ventilation enclosure for evacuating fluids from the fuel cell power module, the ventilation enclosure having an air inlet for providing ingress of air to the enclosure. The ventilation system further concludes a ventilation shaft... Agent:

20130011756 - Cellulosic biomass processing for hydrogen extraction: Methods are disclosed for extracting hydrogen from a biomass compound comprising carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen. The biomass may include cellulose, lignin, and/or hemicellulose. Water is combined with the compound to produce a wet form of the compound. The wet form of the compound is transferred into a reaction processing chamber.... Agent: Proton Power, Inc.

20130011757 - Fuel cell system containing anode tail gas oxidizer and hybrid heat exchanger/reformer: A fuel cell system includes at least one fuel cell stack, a fuel inlet conduit, and a fuel heat exchanger containing a fuel reformation catalyst. The fuel heat exchanger is connected to the fuel inlet conduit and to at least one fuel cell system exhaust conduit which in operation provides... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20130011758 - Indirect internal reforming solid oxide fuel cell system: The indirect internal reforming solid oxide fuel cell system includes an indirect internal reforming solid oxide fuel cell that has a first reformer which produces a reformed gas from a hydrocarbon-based fuel by using a steam reforming reaction, a solid oxide fuel cell which generates electric power by using the... Agent: Nippon Oil Corporation

20130011759 - Method for shutting down indirect internal reforming solid oxide fuel cell: Provided is a method for shutting down an indirect internal reforming SOFC, in which reliable reforming, prevention of anode oxidative degradation, fuel saving and time saving are possible. Reforming catalyst layer temperature T is measured, and FkCALC is calculated; when FkCALC≧FkE, T is measured, and FkCALC and FkMinCALC are calculated;... Agent: Jx Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation

20130011760 - Fuel cell stack structure: Disclosed herein is a fuel cell stack structure, including: metallic bipolar plates having cooling surfaces facing each other, wherein film-removed portions are provided at portions of the cooling surfaces. The fuel cell stack structure is advantageous in that electrical conductivity can be achieved by the contact portion of two metallic... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20130011761 - Fuel cell module for vehicles: A fuel cell module for a vehicle, which accommodates a stacked-cell body which is provided with electric output terminals for taking electric power from stacked power generating cells in a metallic casing which has an insulation layer on its inner surface, is disposed in a vehicle front room such that... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20130011762 - Direct oxidation fuel cell: Disclosed is a direct oxidation fuel cell including at least one cell, each cell comprising a stack of: a membrane electrode assembly including an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte membrane interposed between the anode and the cathode; an anode-side separator facing the anode; and a cathode-side separator facing the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20130011763 - Separator plates formed by photopolymer based processes: A separator plate for a fuel cell is provided, including a substrate having a radiation-cured first flow field layer disposed thereon. A method for fabricating the separator plate is also provided. The method includes the steps of providing a substrate; applying a first radiation-sensitive material to the substrate; placing a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations, Inc.

20130011764 - Cathode catalyst layer, manufacturing method thereof and membrane electrode assembly: According to the present invention, it is possible to improve the use ratio of active sites in a catalyst having oxygen reduction activity so as to provide a cathode catalyst layer and MEA for a fuel cell with high a level of power generation performance. The present invention includes a... Agent: Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

20130011765 - Fuel cell: In a fuel cell including an electrolyte layer allowing an anion component to migrate, and a fuel-side electrode and an oxygen-side electrode arranged to face each other while sandwiching the electrolyte layer, the oxygen-side electrode contains a first catalyst containing a first transition metal and polypyrrole, and a second catalyst... Agent: Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.

20130011766 - Fuel cell assembly: A polyelectrolyte membrane fuel cell apparatus, includes a backing plate, a top clamping plate, at least one in-plane planar fuel cell assembly interposed between the top plate and the backing plate, and a current collector foil interposed between the planar fuel cell(s) and the top clamping plate, the current collector... Agent: Myfc Ab

20130011767 - Structure of solid oxide fuel cell: Disclosed is a structure of a solid oxide fuel cell, including a porous tubular anode support having a plurality of through holes, and an electrolyte layer and a cathode layer sequentially formed on the inner surface of the tubular anode support, so that fuel flows via the plurality of through... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20130011768 - High performance flame fuel cell using an anode supported solid-oxide fuel cell: The present invention relates to an anode supported solid-oxide fuel cell based flame fuel cell that enable the generation of both electricity and heat from a flame (i.e. flame is used as a heat source and a fuel source for the fuel cell's operation, while supplying a useful heat for... Agent: Syracuse University

20130011769 - Fuel cell separator and fuel cell: A fuel cell separator having a turn portion of a serpentine-shaped reaction gas passage region. In the turn portion, a recessed portion is defined by an outer end of the turn portion and oblique boundaries between the recessed portion and a pair of passage groove group. In the turn portion,... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20130011770 - Modification to stampable flowfields to improve flow distribution in the channels of pem fuel cells: A fuel cell (10) device includes a plurality of channels (32, 34) that have at least one unrestricted inlet (33), a conduit for directing a flow having a distribution pattern (84) to the unrestricted inlet (33) and an opening (40) between the conduit (50) and the opening (40) for receiving... Agent:

20130011771 - Supported catalyst: A supported catalyst includes a plurality of support particles that each include a carbon support and a layer disposed around the carbon support. The layer is selected from a metal carbide, metal oxycarbide, and combinations thereof. A catalytic material is disposed on the layers of the support particles.... Agent:

  
01/03/2013 > 89 patent applications in 60 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20130004798 - Crumpled particles, methods of synthesizing same and applications using same: In one aspect of the present invention, a method of for synthesizing compression- and aggregation-resistant particles includes forming a graphene dispersion solution with micron-sized graphene-based material sheets, nebulizing the graphene dispersion solution to form aerosol droplets, passing the aerosol droplets through a horizontal tube furnace pre-heated at a predetermined temperature... Agent: Northwestern University

20130004799 - Battery cell assembly of novel structure and battery pack employed with the same: Disclosed herein is a battery cell assembly including a battery cell array including two or more battery cells, each of which has an electrode assembly of a cathode/separator/anode structure disposed in a battery case together with an electrolyte in a sealed state, arranged in the lateral direction, and a protection... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20130004800 - Hydrogen generation system and method for generating hydrogen for mobile and power generator: A hydrogen generation system includes a hydrogen generation reaction section for containing a liquid mixture of formic acid and an ionic liquid, and decomposing the formic acid into hydrogen and carbon dioxide by heating; and a separation section for separating a mixture of hydrogen and carbon dioxide supplied from the... Agent: Formic Acid-hydrogen Energy Development Corporation

20130004801 - Reactor, system and method for solid reactant based thermochemical processes: h

20130004808 - Controllably thermally insulating housing and method for the control thereof: The invention relates to a thermally insulated housing system having a housing, which has an inner chamber configured to receive a high capacity accumulator. The housing according to the invention comprises a double wall in which there is a gap, wherein the gap is connected to the inner chamber in... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20130004807 - Electrochemical cell having releasable suppressant: An electrochemical cell is provided. The electrochemical cell includes, but is not limited to, a can, a cell element within the can, electrolyte within the can, and a first suppressant container including suppressant and disposed within a void defined within the can. The suppressant is separated from the electrolyte by... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology LLC

20130004802 - Heating system for a battery module and method of heating the battery module: A heating system and a method for heating a battery module are provided. The method includes generating a temperature signal indicative of a temperature level of at least one of a first battery cell group and a second battery cell group. If a temperature level is less than the threshold... Agent: Lg Chem Ltd.

20130004803 - Heating system for a battery module and method of heating the battery module: A heating system and a method for heating a battery module are provided. The method includes generating a first signal indicative of a first voltage level being output by a first battery cell group, and generating a second signal indicative of a second voltage level being output by a second... Agent: Lg Chem Ltd.

20130004804 - Heating system for a battery module and method of heating the battery module: A heating system and a method for heating a battery module are provided. The method includes determining if a temperature signal indicates that the temperature level of the battery module is less than a threshold temperature level. If the temperature level is less than a threshold temperature level, and a... Agent: Lg Chem Ltd.

20130004805 - Heating system for a battery module and method of heating the battery module: A heating system and a method for heating a battery module are provided. The method includes determining if the temperature signal indicates that the temperature level is less than a threshold temperature level. If the temperature level is less than the threshold temperature level, then the method further includes generating... Agent: Lg Chem Ltd.

20130004806 - Liquid coolant with microencapsulated phase change materials for automotive batteries: A microencapsulated phase change material used in conjunction with a cooling fluid as part of a thermal management system for an automotive battery pack assembly. The microencapsulated phase change material is made to have enhanced latent heat transfer properties at lower (colder) temperatures and higher (elevated) temperatures such that a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20130004809 - Safety device for a sealed accumulator: m

20130004810 - Battery cell protection device of eco-friendly vehicle: Provided is a battery cell protection device for a vehicle equipped with a battery pack composed of battery cells and a battery management system that manages power of the battery pack. In particular, the battery cell protection device includes a wiring harness accommodating a plurality of wires connecting the battery... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20130004812 - Battery assembly: According to the invention, an battery system with an arm formed by electrically connected a plurality of battery cells to each other is provided. The battery system includes: a temperature detection unit that is provided to each of battery cells; a cooling unit that cools the arm; and a control... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20130004811 - Battery temperature sensor: A battery temperature sensor may include a substrate and a thin film resistive temperature device (RTD). The substrate can be layered on a battery cell element. The battery cell element can be an anode, a cathode, and a separator between the anode and cathode used in a battery cell. The... Agent:

20130004813 - Battery module: A battery module including a plurality of battery cells and a cover, each battery cell having a vent portion aligned in one direction, and the cover being over the vent portions, the cover including an internal cavity and at least a portion of the internal cavity including a heat-resistance member.... Agent:

20130004815 - Battery and manufacturing method thereof: A battery includes a plurality of power generating elements each including: a cathode layer; an anode layer; an electrolyte layer disposed between the cathode layer and the anode layer; a cathode current collector connected to the cathode layer; and an anode current collector connected to the anode layer, wherein the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20130004816 - Battery electrodes: A cathode includes a foil current collector including a coating containing iron disulfide on one side that covers less than 100% of the side.... Agent: The Gillette Company

20130004814 - Electrochemical device and method for manufacturing electrochemical device: An electrochemical device includes a wound laminated body with first and second electrodes, first and second separators, an electrolytic solution; and an outer package that houses the wound body and the electrolytic solution. The electrochemical device satisfies, at an outer end of the laminated body in a winding direction: the... Agent: Tdk Corporation

20130004817 - Electrode assembly and method for constructing the same: A jelly-roll type electrode assembly is disclosed. The jelly-roll type electrode assembly includes an anode, a cathode, and separators interposed between the anode and the cathode and having a greater length than width. Each of the separators is longer than the anode and the cathode. Each of the separators has... Agent:

20130004818 - Bicycle battery holder: A bicycle battery holder is basically provided with a battery holder body, an operating member and a battery engaging member. The battery holder body includes a contact portion. The operating member is movably mounted to the battery holder body between a first position and a second position. The battery engaging... Agent: Shimano Inc.

20130004819 - Electrolyte for redox flow battery and redox flow battery including the same: An electrolyte for a redox flow battery and a redox flow battery including the electrolyte, the electrolyte including a metal-ligand coordination compound as a cation and an anion containing at least four atoms linked to each other by a straight chain in a certain direction.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130004820 - Battery coolant jacket: A battery coolant jacket for use with a plurality of cells is provided, the jacket comprised of a hollow enclosure configured to permit a liquid coolant to flow through the enclosure, entering via a coolant inlet and exiting via a coolant outlet; a plurality of cell apertures that extend completely... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.

20130004821 - Electrical connection structure for increasing the securing reliability and method of manufacturing the same, and battery pack structure: An electrical connection structure includes an insulating unit, a heat insulation unit, a conductive unit, a securing unit, and a filling unit. The insulating unit includes an insulating body having a receiving groove and a first securing hole. The heat insulation unit includes a heat insulation body received in the... Agent: Lite-on Clean Energy Technology Corp.

20130004822 - Power supply device and vehicle including the same: A power supply device includes a battery assembly, a box-shaped cover case, a cooling plate, and a waterproof sheet. The battery assembly includes rectangular battery cells arranged side by side. The cover case has an opening. Exterior surfaces of the battery assembly are covered with surfaces of the cover case... Agent:

20130004823 - Cell connector: In order to provide a cell connector for the electrically conductive connection of a first cell terminal of a first electrochemical cell and a second cell terminal of a second electrochemical cell of an electrochemical device comprising a base body and a contact body, which is connected to the base... Agent: Elringklinger Ag

20130004824 - Electric storage device and spacer: An electric storage device includes: an electrode assembly including a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate that are insulated from each other; a pair of current collectors each of which includes a connecting portion and is connected to a corresponding one of the positive electrode plate and the... Agent: Gs Yuasa International, Ltd.

20130004825 - Battery: The battery according to the present invention includes, a first electrode plate which has a potential of a first polarity; a second electrode plate which includes a contact unit, and has a potential of a second polarity; a separator which is arranged between the first electrode plate and the second... Agent: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

20130004826 - Lithium ion battery: The present disclosure relates to a lithium ion battery. The lithium ion battery cathode includes a cathode, a separator, an anode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte solution. The cathode includes a cathode current collector and a cathode material layer disposed on a surface of the cathode current collector. The cathode material... Agent: Tsinghua University

20130004827 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: Provided is a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery. The stacked electrode assembly contains positive electrode plates in which no positive electrode active material layer is formed on at least one side of the positive electrode substrate and negative electrode plates in which no negative electrode active material layer is formed on... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20130004828 - Electrochemical cells, and related devices: An electrochemical cell is presented. The cell includes a housing having an interior surface defining a volume, and an elongated, ion-conducting separator disposed in the volume. The separator usually extends in a vertical direction relative to a base of the housing, so as to define a height dimension of the... Agent: General Electric Company

20130004829 - Heterogeneous ohmic contact for a voltaic cell: An electrochemical cell has first and second electroactive layers, a heterogeneous ohmic contact, and a homogeneous ohmic contact. The heterogeneous ohmic contact includes dissimilar first and second conductors, with the first conductor joined to the first electroactive layer and the second conductor oriented opposite the first electroactive layer. The homogeneous... Agent: A123 Systems, Inc.

20130004830 - High voltage rechargeable magnesium cell: A high voltage rechargeable magnesium cell includes an anode and cathode housing. A magnesium metal anode is positioned within the housing. A high voltage electrolyte is positioned proximate the anode. A metal oxide cathode is positioned proximate the high voltage electrolyte. The magnesium cell includes a multi-cycle charge voltage up... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20130004832 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly having a separator between electrode plates, a case accommodating the electrode assembly, a cap plate coupled to an opening of the case, an electrode terminal through a terminal hole in the cap plate, a gasket between the electrode terminal and an interior circumference... Agent:

20130004831 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly, the electrode assembly including a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate; a first collecting plate electrically connected to the first electrode plate, the first collecting plate including a first... Agent:

20130004834 - Battery cover assembly and battery having the same: A battery and a battery cover assembly thereof are provided. The battery cover assembly comprises a cover (1) having a through hole; an extraction electrode terminal (3); and an insulating seal member disposed between the cover and the extraction electrode terminal. The extraction electrode terminal (3), starting from its top,... Agent:

20130004833 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly in a case; a cap plate coupled to an opening of the case; a rivet electrically connected to the electrode assembly, the rivet including: a first rivet flange; and a second rivet flange; and a gasket between the rivet flange and the cap... Agent:

20130004835 - Battery pouch sheet edge insulation: A multi layer laminate sheet suitable to form a battery pouch is described. The laminate sheet includes a core metal layer, a sealant layer, and an insulating layer. The sealant layer is bonded to one surface of the core metal layer, and the insulating layer is bonded to the other... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130004836 - Electrode active material for electricity storage device, and electricity storage device using same: The present invention provides an electrode active material for an electricity storage device, having a structure represented by following formula (1). In the formula (1), R1 to R6 each denote independently a hydrogen atom (except for a case where all of R1 to R6 denote hydrogen atoms), a halogen atom,... Agent:

20130004838 - Non-aqueous electrochemical cells: Electrochemical cells are disclosed. In some embodiments, an electrochemical cell includes an electrolyte that contains a bis(oxalato)borate salt.... Agent: The Gillette Company - South Boston

20130004837 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a negative electrode containing silicon and an additive which retards oxidation of silicon during battery operation: Disclosed is a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery which has a negative electrode containing silicon as a negative active material, a positive electrode containing a positive active material, a nonaqueous electrolyte and a separator. Characteristically, an additive which retards oxidation of silicon during operation of the battery is contained either in... Agent:

20130004839 - Nonaqueous secondary battery and flame retardant for use in the same: s

20130004840 - Non-aqueous electrolyte additive for lithium secondary battery, non-aqueous electrolyte, and lithium secondary battery including the same: A non-aqueous electrolyte additive for a lithium secondary battery, a non-aqueous electrolyte for a lithium secondary battery, and a lithium secondary battery, the additive including a bidentate phosphorus compound represented by the following Chemical Formula 1.... Agent:

20130004841 - Carbon - lead blends for use in hybrid energy storage devices: The present application is directed to blends comprising a plurality of carbon particles and a plurality of lead particles. The blends find utility in any number of electrical devices, for example, in lead acid batteries. Methods for making and using the blends are also disclosed.... Agent: Energ2 Technologies, Inc.

20130004842 - Lead-acid battery construction: A lead-acid battery or cell comprises electrode(s) of with current collector(s) of a fibrous material with an average interfibre spacing of less than 50 microns. The current collector material may be a carbon fibre material which has been thermally treated by electric arc discharge. The fibrous current collector material may... Agent:

20130004843 - Electrode for lithium ion battery, manufacturing method thereof, lithium ion battery, and manufacturing method thereof: An electrode for a lithium-ion secondary battery includes a collector of copper or the like, an electrode material layer being form on one surface and both surfaces of the collector and including an active material and a binder, and a binder-rich layer being formed in a dot shape or a... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20130004845 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery according to the present invention comprises a cathode and an anode 20. The anode 20 is structured such that an anode active material layer 24 containing anode active materials 21a and 21b is retained on an anode collector 22. The anode active material layer 24 has... Agent:

20130004844 - 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: The present invention provides a three-dimensional network aluminum porous body in which the cell diameter of the three-dimensional network aluminum porous body is uneven in the thickness direction, and a current collector and an electrode respectively using the aluminum porous body, and a production method thereof. That is, such a... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd

20130004846 - Negative active material, method of preparing the same, and lithum battery including negative active material: A negative active material, a method of preparing the same, and a lithium battery including the negative active material are disclosed. The negative active material includes a silicon-based nanocore and a first amorphous carbonaceous coating layer that is formed of carbonized organic material and that is uniformly and continuously formed... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130004847 - High energy lithium ion batteries with particular negative electrode compositions: Combinations of materials are described in which high energy density active materials for negative electrodes of lithium ion batteries. In general, metal alloy/intermetallic compositions can provide the high energy density. These materials can have moderate volume changes upon cycling in a lithium ion battery. The volume changes can be accommodated... Agent: Envia Systems, Inc.

20130004848 - Particle size distribution variations in iron disulfide cathodes: A cathode, electrochemical cell and process for making either is disclosed. The cathode includes iron disulfide which exhibits multiple peaks representing distinct maxima of mean diameters for the volume-based particle size distribution. All of the maxima are less than 20 microns. A combination of natural pyrite ore and synthetic iron... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

20130004849 - Positive electrode active material for lithium-ion battery, positive electrode for lithium-ion battery, and lithium-ion battery: The present invention provides a positive electrode active material for lithium ion battery having good rate characteristics. The positive electrode active material for lithium ion battery has a layer structure expressed by a composition formula: Lix(NiyMi1-y)Oz, wherein M represents Mn and Co, x represents 0.9 to 1.2, y represents 0.6... Agent: Jx Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation

20130004850 - Negative active material, negative electrode including the same, lithium battery including negative electrode and method of preparing negative active material: A negative active material including an ordered porous manganese oxide, wherein pores of the ordered porous manganese oxide have bimodal size distribution, and a method of preparing the negative active material. The invention also includes a negative electrode including the negative active material and a lithium battery including the negative... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20130004851 - Negative active material, negative electrode including the same, lithium secondary battery including negative electrode, and method of preparing negative active material: A negative active material comprising lithium titanate oxide having an area ratio of a diffraction peak of a (111) plane that appears at 2θ-18.3°±0.4 to a diffraction peak of a (311) plane that appears at 2θ=35.5°±0.4, in an XRD spectrum, in the range of about 2.2:1 to about 5.5:1, a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130004852 - Protected lithium electrodes having a polymer electrolyte interlayer and battery cells thereof: Active metal and active metal intercalation electrode structures and battery cells having ionically conductive protective architecture including an active metal (e.g., lithium) conductive impervious layer separated from the electrode (anode) by a porous separator impregnated with a non-aqueous electrolyte (anolyte). This protective architecture prevents the active metal from deleterious reaction... Agent: Polyplus Battery Company

20130004854 - Electrode for electrochemical element: The present invention aims at providing an electrode for an electrochemical element having adequately high capacity and output. The electrode for an electrochemical element of the present invention has a feature in that a mixture containing an active material, a conduction aid and a binder is filled into continuous pores... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20130004855 - Method for manufacturing battery electrode: The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a battery electrode. This method comprises the steps of applying a binder solution 50 that contains a binder 54 and is adjusted so that the contact angle of the binder solution 50 with the surface of a current collector 10 is 73°... Agent:

20130004853 - Negative-electrode plate and cylindrical cell including same: A negative-electrode plate 22 for use in a cylindrical cell, intended to be laid over a positive-electrode plate 21 with a separator 23 interposed between and rolled to form a cylindrical electrode body 20, with the positive-electrode plate 21 inside, the electrode body being arranged in a bottomed cylindrical outer... Agent: Fdk Twicell Co., Ltd.

20130004856 - Three-dimensional network aluminum porous body for current collector, current collector using the aluminum porous body, electrode using the current collector, and nonaqueous electrolyte battery, capacitor and lithium-ion capacitor, each using the electrod: It is an object of the present invention to provide a sheet-shaped three-dimensional network aluminum porous body which is suitably used as current collector base materials of an electrode for a nonaqueous electrolyte battery and an electrode for a capacitor using a nonaqueous electrolytic solution, and an electrode, a capacitor... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20130004857 - Shape memory polymer containing composite materials: A product, and a method for forming a product, that includes a composite material having a polymeric carrier resin and a shape memory polymer material capable of transformation between a temporary shape and a permanent shape in the presence of an external stimuli, wherein said transformation from said temporary shape... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20130004858 - Electrode active material for all-solid-state secondary battery and all-solid-state secondary battery using the same: An all-solid-state secondary battery that includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a solid electrolyte, and which has good moldability and favorable battery characteristics. In the all-solid-state secondary battery, a carbon material having carbon particles with a fracture strength of 100 MPa or less is used for an electrode... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20130004859 - Nonaqueous electrolyte and lithium secondary battery using the same: Disclosed are a nonaqueous electrolyte for a lithium secondary battery containing a hetero polycyclic compound and a lithium secondary battery using the same.... Agent:

20130004860 - Quaternary ammonium salt and composition, and electrochemical device: s

20130004861 - Electrolyte additive for lithium secondary battery, non-aqueous electrolyte, and lithium secondary battery including the same: A non-aqueous electrolyte additive for a lithium secondary battery, a non-aqueous electrolyte, and a lithium secondary battery including the same, the additive including dicyanoacetylene or a cyano group-containing unsaturated compound represented by the following Chemical Formula 1, the cyano group-containing unsaturated compound including an unsaturated bond and two or more... Agent:

20130004862 - Nonaqueous electrolyte solution, electrochemical element using same, and 1,2-dioxypropane compound used in same: n

20130004863 - Fuel cell adapter: A fuel cell adapter to be received in a combustion tool fuel cell cavity, the cavity having a predetermined diameter, and the adapter having a post extending longitudinally along an axis. First and second platforms are positioned at a first and second end of the post and they extend laterally... Agent: Illinois Tool Works Inc.

20130004864 - Fuel cell system and method of operating fuel cell system: A fuel cell system 100 includes: a reformer 1 configured to generate a hydrogen-containing gas by using a raw material; a fuel cell 6 configured to generate electric power by using the hydrogen-containing gas; an ammonia remover 5 configured to remove ammonia from the hydrogen-containing gas generated in the reformer... Agent:

20130004865 - Hydrogen gas generator: The invention is a hydrogen generator with a liquid reservoir, a reaction area, a byproduct containment area and a hydrogen containment area within a housing. A liquid from the liquid reservoir can react within the reaction area to produce hydrogen gas and byproducts, which flow to the byproduct containment area,... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

20130004866 - Fuel cell system comprising at least one fuel cell: A fuel cell system includes at least one fuel cell and a circulation system for anode exhaust gases of the fuel cell around an anode region. The fuel cell system also includes a drain line for feeding liquid and water from the region of the circulation system into a process... Agent: Daimler Ag

20130004867 - Hydrogen storage in lithium-carbon systems: An exemplary embodiment and associated method of use discloses a reversible hydrogen storage system that liberates hydrogen and a perlithiohydrocarbon compound by destabilization of a hydrocarbon source or sources with lithium hydride (LiH). The liberated hydrogen may be subsequently utilized in a coupled end-use application.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20130004869 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system having a fuel cell 1, a load 8 connected to the output line of the fuel cell 1 and a control apparatus 20 for controlling an amount of current flowing to the load 8, wherein a stopping state for stopping the fuel cell system includes a... Agent:

20130004868 - Fuel cell system and method for operating same: A fuel cell system has a fuel cell for generating electricity by reacting a fuel gas with an oxidant gas and an exhaust flow passage for exhausting the fuel exhaust gas exhausted from a fuel electrode 16 of the fuel cell to the outside. The fuel cell system is equipped... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20130004870 - Fuel cell system and method for controlling electric current of same: In a fuel cell system, when an electric current drawn from fuel cells is controlled based on a target power generation value, an upper limit of the electric current is optimally set to make suspensions of operation caused by voltage drops to be as infrequent as possible. The upper limit... Agent:

20130004874 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system including a fuel cell and operated under a non-humidified condition is provided. The fuel cell includes a polymer electrolyte membrane sandwiched between an anode electrode and a cathode electrode, a fuel gas channel supplying the anode electrode with fuel gas containing at least a fuel component,... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20130004873 - Fuel cell system and driving method thereof: A fuel cell system and a method for driving a fuel cell system are disclosed. The fuel cell system includes a fuel cell stack with a plurality of unit cells, a temperature measurer configured for determining a temperature of the fuel cell stack, a cell voltage measurer configured for determining... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130004872 - Method for early detection of membrane failures of fuel cell stacks and fuel cell system component defects: A system and method for determining a possible failure of membranes in the fuel cells for a fuel cell stack. The method includes monitoring the stack current density and the minimum cell voltage of the fuel cells in the stack. If both the minimum cell voltage and the stack current... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20130004871 - Method of providing a calibrating reference voltage and index synchronization sequence for a cell voltage measurement system: A method for providing calibration synchronization pulses in a pulse width modulation (PWM) signal including fuel cell voltage measurement pulses. The method includes providing a sequence of voltage signals representative of the voltage of the fuel cells in a fuel cell group, where the sequence of voltage signals are provided... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20130004876 - Fuel cell stack: A first end plate of a fuel cell stack has a coolant supply manifold and a coolant discharge manifold. The coolant supply manifold includes a pair of manifold sections and a supply coupling section coupling upper portions of the pair of supply manifold sections. The pair of supply manifold sections... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20130004875 - Gas-liquid separator and fuel cell system having the same: A gas-liquid separator including a housing, a first absorbing member, a second absorbing member, and a liquid pump is disclosed. The housing may include an inflow port, a gas outlet port, and a liquid outlet port. The first absorbing member may be disposed contacting the liquid outlet port in an... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20130004877 - Fuel cell and fuel cell stack including the same: A fuel cell of the present invention includes an electrolyte layer-electrode assembly (5), a first separator (4A), and a second separator (4C). A cooling water channel (8) is formed on a main surface of at least one of the first separator (4A) and the second separator (4C) so as to... Agent:

20130004878 - Catalytic burner for fuel cell exhaust gas: A catalytic burner includes a catalyst body and a line element for the supply of a gas mixture to the catalyst body. The catalytic burner also includes a transitional region between the line element and the catalyst body. A swirl element is arranged in the flow region upstream of the... Agent:

20130004879 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell device, a fuel supply device, and a control device. The fuel cell device includes a fuel cell, a fuel-cell related auxiliary machine, and a fuel-cell related information sensor. The fuel supply device includes a fuel source for the fuel cell, a fuel-source... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20130004880 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell including a plurality of tubular unit cells each including: a first electrode layer, an electrolyte layer, and a second electrode layer, stacked radially in a direction from a center axis to an outer region thereof; an internal current collector in an interior of the unit cell; and... Agent:

20130004881 - Composite coatings for oxidation protection: The invention disclosed relates to an oxidized metal matrix composite coated substrate, comprising a substrate made of a material selected from the group consisting of a chromia-forming Fe, Ni and/or Co based alloy containing an amount of Cr ranging from 16 to 30 wt %, and an oxide-dispersion strengthened Cr-based... Agent:

20130004882 - Processing methods and systems for assembling fuel cell perimeter gaskets: A method and apparatus for making fuel cell components via a roll to roll process are described. Spaced apart apertures are cut in first and second gasket webs that each include adhesives. The first and second gasket webs are transported to a bonding station on conveyers. A membrane web that... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20130004883 - High-nitrogen stainless steel pipe with high strength, high ductility, and excellent corrosion and heat resistance and process for producing same: Provided is a novel high-nitrogen stainless-steel pipe which is not obtained with any conventional technique, the stainless-steel pipe having high strength, high ductility, and excellent corrosion and heat resistance and being obtained through size reduction of crystal grains and strengthening by slight plastic working besides formation of a gradient structure... Agent:

20130004884 - Slurry for fuel cell electrode catalyst layer, electrode catalyst layer, membrane electrode assembly, and fuel cell: The present invention has an object to solve the problem by providing a fuel cell electrode catalyst layer with ease capable of exhibiting good output property on both low-humidified and high-humidified conditions, in a fuel cell electrode. The problem is solved in slurry including at least electrolytes, catalyst particles, and... Agent:

20130004885 - Fuel cell electrodes: A process includes patterning a surface of a platinum group metal-based electrode by contacting the electrode with an adsorbate to form a patterned platinum group metal-based electrode including platinum group metal sites blocked with adsorbate molecules and platinum group metal sites which are not blocked.... Agent:

20130004886 - Fuel cell electrodes: A process includes patterning a surface of a platinum group metal-based electrode by contacting the electrode with an adsorbate to form a patterned platinum group metal-based electrode including platinum group metal sites blocked with adsorbate molecules and platinum group metal sites which are not blocked.... Agent:

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