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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process

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04/10/2014 > 53 patent applications in 36 patent subcategories.

20140099519 - Battery pack: A battery pack and a method for fabricating the same are provided. The battery pack includes a plurality of battery cells connected in series or in parallel to each other, a protective circuit module (PCM) controlling charging and discharging of the plurality of battery cells, and a coverlay electrically connecting... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140099520 - Liquid flow battery system and repairing device thereof: The disclosure discloses a liquid flow battery system and a repairing device thereof. The repairing device, used for cleaning a battery stack of the liquid flow battery system, comprises an acid liquid storage tank (11), configured to store an acid solution; a first acid liquid pipe (12) connected with a... Agent: Dongfang Electric Corporation

20140099523 - Energy storage device with heating device and method for heating energy cells of an energy storage device: The invention relates to an energy storage device (1) for generating an n-phase supply voltage for an electric machine (2), wherein n≧1, with n energy supply branches which are connected in parallel and which can each be connected to one of n phase conductors (2a, 2b, 2c), wherein each of... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140099522 - Low-temperature liquid metal batteries for grid-scaled storage: An electrochemical cell and its method of operation includes an electrolyte having a binary salt system of an alkali hydroxide and a second alkali salt. The anode, cathode, and electrolyte may be in the molten phase. The cell is operational for both storing electrical energy and as a source of... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20140099521 - System and method for managing battery: Disclosed here is a system for managing a battery including a coolant pump to circulate a coolant through the system, a first cooling channel including a first shutoff valve, configured to circulate the coolant through a radiator and a thermoelectric device, wherein the coolant heats and cools the battery when... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140099524 - Structure for attaching service plug: A structure for attaching a service plug includes an insulating substrate that has openings facing electrodes of a pair of adjacent batteries among a plurality of batteries in a battery module, a pair of connection terminals that are respectively connected to electrodes of the pair of adjacent batteries through the... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20140099525 - Electrode assembly having stepped portion, as well as battery cell, battery pack, and device including the electrode assembly: There is provided an electrode assembly. The electrode assembly includes a stack of unit cells respectively including at least one negative electrode and at least one positive electrode, alternately stacked, wherein at least one separator is placed on each of both sides of the electrodes, and at least one of... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140099526 - Hand-held electronic device accessory that facilitates rapid battery replacement: An accessory for a hand-held electronic device includes a protective case and a battery. The electronic device is insertable into the protective case. The battery may be utilized to provide auxiliary power to the electronic device. The battery may be replaceable without having to remove the electronic device from the... Agent: The Code Corporation

20140099527 - Battery module with cooling structure of high efficiency: Disclosed herein is a battery module including chargeable and dischargeable battery cells which are sequentially arranged in a stacked state, cartridges fixing edges of the respective battery cells to form a battery cell stacked structure, and heat transfer members mounted between the respective battery cells, edges of the heat transfer... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140099528 - Printed energy storage device: A printed energy storage device includes a first electrode including zinc, a second electrode including manganese dioxide, and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode, the first electrode, second, electrode, and separator printed onto a substrate. The device may include a first current collector and/or a second... Agent: Nthdegree Technologies Worldwide, Inc.

20140099529 - Power storage device: A power storage device with a higher degree of safety is provided. Further, a power storage device with improved cycle life is provided. In the power storage device, an ionic liquid as a solvent of an electrolyte solution, and an exterior body is covered with a conductive component so as... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20140099530 - Multilayer porous film, separator for batteries, and battery: The present invention is capable of providing a multilayer porous film which has high adhesion between a base layer and a coating layer and excellent heat resistance and exhibits excellent characteristics when used as a separator for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery. A multilayer porous film which is obtained by... Agent: Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.

20140099532 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery that includes a battery case having a first surface; and a cover that covers at least one portion of the first surface. In the secondary battery, the cover includes at least one extension member that covers at least one portion of a second surface vertically connected to... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140099531 - Sulfide-based solid cell module: Disclosed is a sulfide-based solid cell module comprising a sulfide-based solid cell which comprises a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a sulfide-based solid electrolyte between the positive and negative electrodes, and a cell case for housing the sulfide-based solid cell, wherein the negative electrode is on the upper side... Agent:

20140099533 - Feedthrough: A feedthrough, for example through a part of a housing, such as a battery housing, is, for example, made of a metal, such as a light alloy, for example aluminum, an aluminum alloy, AlSiC, magnesium, a magnesium alloy, titanium, a titanium alloy, steel, stainless steel or high-grade steel. The housing... Agent: Schott Ag

20140099534 - Packing case for battery, secondary battery using the same, and method of manufacturing the secondary battery: A packing case for a battery including an inside layer, an outside layer, and a metal layer formed between the inside and outside layers, wherein the outside layer comprises at least one sub-layer having a color different than a color of the metal layer; and a secondary battery including the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140099535 - Pouch-type battery cell: In an aspect, a battery cell includes a stack that contains at least one anode and at least one cathode, a pouch containing the stack and electrolyte, and anode and cathode terminals. The pouch includes first and second films, each including a metallic main barrier layer and a sealing layer.... Agent:

20140099536 - Method for manufacturing carbon-sulfur composite, carbon-sulfur composite manufactured thereby, and lithium-sulfur battery: The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing a carbon-sulfur composite, a carbon-sulfur composite manufactured by the method, and a lithium-sulfur battery including the same. In the carbon-sulfur composite manufactured by the method for manufacturing the carbon-sulfur composite, the sulfur is filled up to inside of the carbon balls,... Agent: Iucf-hyu(industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University)

20140099537 - Conductive film, current collector using same, battery and bipolar battery: A conductive film includes a layer 1 formed by a conductive material 1 that includes a polymer material 1 containing any of (1) an amine and an epoxy resin (where the epoxy resin and the amine are mixed in a ratio of 1.0 or more in terms of the ratio... Agent: Kaneka Corporation

20140099544 - Electrode material and manufacturing method thereof: Provided is an electrode material with excellent tab weldability and realizing decreased contact resistance with an active material layer. A collector (electrode material) (1) is provided with a metal foil substrate (1a) and a carbon-containing conductive substance (1b), and is configured such that, when observed from a square viewfield with... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (kobe Steel, Ltd.)

20140099542 - Lithium ion secondary battery electrode, manufacturing process for the same, and lithium ion secondary battery using the electrode: A lithium ion secondary battery electrode includes a current collector, an active material layer containing a binder formed on a surface of the current collector, and a coated layer formed on the surface of at least a part of the active material layer, wherein the coated layer contains a silicone-acrylic... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20140099540 - Lithium-enriched solid solution anode composite material and preparation method for lithium-enriched solid solution anode composite material, lithium-ion battery anode plate, and lithium-ion battery: Embodiments of the present application provide a lithium-enriched solid solution anode composite material, which includes xLi2MnO3.(1-x)MO and a LiMePO4 layer that is clad on a surface of xLi2MnO3.(1-x)MO, where x<1, M is one or more selected from: Ni, Co, Mn, Ti, and Zr, and Me is one or more selected... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20140099539 - Negative electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery, manufacturing method thereof, and lithium-ion secondary battery: To provide a lithium-ion secondary battery which has high charge and discharge capacity, is capable of being charged and discharged at high rate and has good cycle characteristics. A negative electrode includes a current collector and a negative electrode active material layer. The current collector includes a plurality of protrusion... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20140099543 - Negative electrode terminal for battery and method for producing negative electrode terminal for battery: A negative electrode terminal for a battery in which a first metal layer and a second metal layer hardly separate from each other is provided by inhibiting an intermetallic compound from being formed between the first metal layer and the second metal layer. This negative electrode terminal (8) for a... Agent: Neomax Materials Co., Ltd.

20140099541 - Solid electrolyte battery and positive electrode active material: Provided are: a solid electrolyte battery using a novel positive electrode active material that functions in an amorphous state; and a novel positive electrode active material that functions in an amorphous state. The solid electrolyte battery includes: a positive electrode layer including a positive electrode active material layer; a negative... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140099538 - Solid-state battery electrodes: Embodiments of solid-state batteries, battery components, and related construction methods are described. The components include one or more embodiments of a low melt temperature electrolyte bonded solid-state rechargeable battery electrode and one or more embodiments of a composite separator having a low melt temperature electrolyte component. Embodiments of methods for... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140099545 - Positive active material layer composition for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery using the same: Disclosed are a positive active material layer composition for a rechargeable lithium battery including a positive active material including a lithium metal oxide and tungsten oxide (WO3) coated on the surface of the lithium metal oxide and an aqueous binder, and a rechargeable lithium battery using the same.... Agent:

20140099546 - Electrode active material having core-shell structure: Disclosed is an electrode active material having a core-shell structure, which includes: (a) a core capable of intercalating and deintercalating lithium ions; and (b) a shell including a polymer or an oligomer having a glass transition temperature of 25° C. or less when impregnated with an electrolyte, wherein a surface... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140099549 - High-capacity positive electrode active material: This disclosure provides a positive electrode active lithium-excess metal oxide with composition LixMyO2 (0.6≦y≦0.85 and 0≦x+y≦2) for a lithium secondary battery with a high reversible capacity that is insensitive with respect to cation-disorder. The material exhibits a high capacity without the requirement of overcharge during the first cycles.... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20140099548 - Method of preparing positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery, positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery prepared by method, and rechargeable lithium battery including same: Disclosed is a method of preparing a positive active material for a rechargeable lithium battery that includes mixing an iron source including a carbon source, a lithium source, and a phosphoric acid source to form a positive active material precursor for a rechargeable lithium battery, the positive active material precursor... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140099547 - Surface modifications for electrode compositions and their methods of making: Compositions and methods of making are provided for surface modified electrodes and batteries comprising the same. The compositions may comprise a base composition having an active material capable of intercalating the metal ions during a discharge cycle and deintercalating the metal ions during a charge cycle, wherein the active material... Agent: Ut-battelle, LLC

20140099550 - Sodium ion battery system: The problem of the present invention is to provide a sodium ion battery system with high charge and discharge efficiency. The present invention solves the above-mentioned problem by providing a sodium ion battery system comprising a sodium ion battery and a charge control unit, wherein the anode active material is... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140099551 - Lithium secondary battery of high energy density with improved energy property: Disclosed is a high energy density lithium secondary battery including: a cathode that includes, as cathode active materials, a first cathode active material represented by Formula 1 below and having a layered structure and a second cathode active material represented by Formula 2 below and having a spinel structure, wherein... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140099552 - Nanocomposite cathode active material for lithium secondary batteries, method for preparing the same and lithium secondary batteries comprising the same: s

20140099554 - Material for electrode of power storage device, power storage device, and electrical appliance: To improve the reliability of a power storage device. A granular active material including carbon is used, and a net-like structure is formed on part of a surface of the granular active material. In the net-like structure, a carbon atom included in the granular active material is bonded to a... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20140099553 - Mesoporous carbon structures, preparation method thereof and lithium secondary battery including the same: Provided are mesoporous carbon structures and a method for preparing the same. The mesoporous carbon structures have a high surface area, a large pore volume and a large pore size in addition to a small mesopore length. Therefore, when using the mesoporous carbon structures as an anode active material for... Agent:

20140099555 - Nonaqueous electrolytic solution secondary battery and method of manufacturing the battery: A nonaqueous electrolytic solution secondary battery includes: a positive electrode; a negative electrode provided with a negative electrode active material layer containing at least a negative electrode active material; a nonaqueous electrolytic solution; and a coat containing phosphorus (P) atoms formed on a surface of the negative electrode active material,... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140099556 - Solid-state battery separators and methods of fabrication: Embodiments of solid-state batteries, battery components, and related construction methods are described. The components include one or more embodiments of a low melt temperature electrolyte bonded solid-state rechargeable battery electrode and one or more embodiments of a composite separator having a low melt temperature electrolyte component. Embodiments of methods for... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20140099557 - Non-aqueous electrolyte for high voltage rechargeable magnesium batteries: An electrolyte for use in electrochemical cells is provided. The properties of the electrolyte include high conductivity, high Coulombic efficiency, and an electrochemical window that can exceed 3.5 V vs. Mg/Mg+2. The use of the electrolyte promotes the electrochemical deposition and dissolution of Mg without the use of any Grignard... Agent: Pellion Technologies, Inc.

20140099558 - Power storage device: A power storage device with reduced initial irreversible capacity is provided. The power storage device includes a positive electrode including a positive electrode current collector and a positive electrode active material layer, a negative electrode including a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode active material layer, and an... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20140099559 - Coating compositions for electrode compositions and their methods of making: Compositions and methods of making are provided for coated electrodes and batteries comprising the same. The compositions may comprise a base composition having an active material selected from the group consisting of LiCoO2, LiMn2O4, Li2MnO3, LiNiO2, LiMn1.5Ni0.5O4, LiFePO4, Li2FePO4F, Li3CoNiMnO6, Li(LiaNixMnyCoz)O2, and mixtures thereof. The compositions may also comprise a... Agent: Ut-battelle, LLC

20140099560 - Mesoporous metal oxide microsphere electrode compositions and their methods of making: Compositions and methods of making are provided for treated mesoporous metal oxide microspheres electrodes. The compositions comprise (a) microspheres with an average diameter between 200 nanometers (nm) and 10 micrometers (μm); (b) mesopores on the surface and interior of the microspheres, wherein the mesopores have an average diameter between 1... Agent: Ut-battelle, LLC

20140099561 - Fuel cell module: A fuel cell module includes a vaporizer; a reformer; a cell stack; and a housing which accommodates in inside thereof the vaporizer, the reformer, and the cell stack and includes in inside thereof a wall portion defining an exhaust gas flow channel, wherein the wall portion comprises an inner wall... Agent: Jx Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation

20140099562 - Design of bipolar plates for use in conduction-cooled electrochemical cells: The present disclosure is directed towards the design of bipolar plates for use in conduction-cooled electrochemical cells. Heat generated during the operation of the cell is removed from the active area of the cell to the periphery of the cell via the one or more bipolar plates in the cell.... Agent: Nuvera Fuel Cells, Inc.

20140099563 - Fuel cell stack having cooling medium leakage preventing unit: A fuel cell stack includes a plurality of unit cells, a cooling plate and a block plate. Each unit cell includes a cathode electrode and an anode electrode respectively at opposing sides of an electrolyte membrane, and a separator facing each of the cathode electrode and the anode electrode. The... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140099567 - Ceramic interconnect for fuel cell stacks: A fuel cell comprises a plurality of sub-cells, each sub-cell including a first electrode in fluid communication with a source of oxygen gas, a second electrode in fluid communication with a source of a fuel gas, and a solid electrolyte between the first electrode and the second electrode. The sub-cells... Agent: Saint-gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.

20140099565 - Fuel cell comprising a proton-exchange membrane, having an increased service life: A fuel cell having a proton-exchange membrane, an anode, and a cathode. The anode and cathode are fixed on opposing sides of the proton-exchange membrane. The anode demarcates a flow conduit between a molecular-hydrogen inlet area and a molecular-hydrogen outlet area. A quantity of catalyst at the molecular-hydrogen outlet area... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20140099566 - Resilient flow structures for electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell is disclosed comprising, a first flow structure, a second flow structure, and a membrane electrode assembly disposed between the first and second flow structures. The electrochemical cell further comprises a pair of bipolar plates, wherein the first flow structure, the second flow structure, and the membrane electrode... Agent: Nuvera Fuel Cells, Inc.

20140099564 - Subgasket design to dissipate thermal energy generated from catalytic combustion experienced in a pem fuel cell: A fuel cell component includes a sub-gasket including a structural component and a thermally conductive layer. The sub-gasket defines a central opening while the structural component includes a first side and a second side. The sub-gasket also has an inner portion proximate to the central opening and an outer portion.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140099568 - Catalyst for fuel cell, method of preparing same, membrane-electrode assembly and fuel cell system including same: f

20140099569 - Organic electrolyte solution and redox flow battery including the same: An organic electrolyte solution including a metal-ligand coordination compound, wherein the ligand is an organic phosphate compound.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co.,ltd.

20140099570 - Fuel directing reaction device for passive fuel cell: A fuel directing reaction device for a passive fuel cell comprises: a substrate, which has a first side and a second side opposite to the first side; a fuel reservoir, which is disposed on the first side of the substrate; a fuel introducing microfluidic channel portion, which is disposed on... Agent:

20140099571 - Catalysts made using thermally decomposable porous supports: A catalyst precursor is provided having a thermally decomposable porous support; an organic coating/filling compound, and a non-precious metal precursor, wherein the organic coating/filling compound and the non-precious metal catalyst precursor coat and/or fill the pores of the thermally decomposable porous support.... Agent: Institut National De La Recherche Scientifique

  
04/03/2014 > 65 patent applications in 48 patent subcategories.

20140093753 - Battery pack including an electric harness and method of manufacturing the same: A battery pack including an electric coupling assembly. The battery pack includes a top housing, a bottom housing, a plurality of battery cells, a harness, and a circuit board. The harness includes a frame and electric coupler assembly having a plurality of internal and external electric couplings. The internal and... Agent: Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

20140093751 - Housing assembly, secondary battery comprising at least two secondary cells and said housing assembly, as well as a method for manufacturing the housing assembly: b

20140093752 - Power battery assembly: A power battery assembly is provided. The power battery assembly comprises a battery circuit having at least one battery module and a relay. A normally open contact of the relay is connected with the battery circuit in series. The power battery assembly also comprises a controller for controlling the normally... Agent: Shenzhen Byd Auto R&d Company Limited

20140093749 - Thin battery: A thin battery having an electric connector is provided. The electric connector can be used for plugging a mating connector along a first direction or a second direction. Therefore, when a mating connector is provided on mobile electronic equipment, the thin battery according to the present disclosure can be connected... Agent: Uer Technology Corporation

20140093750 - Thin battery: A thin battery integrating an electric connector and a battery cell is provided, including a battery cell, a circuit board, an electric connector, and an adhesive tape. The battery cell includes a top sealing area, a first electrode bar, and a second electrode bar. The first electrode bar and the... Agent: Uer Technology Corporation

20140093755 - Battery system with heat exchanger: A battery module includes a plurality of electrochemical cells arranged in a first row and a second row offset from the first row. The battery module also includes a heat exchanger configured to allow a fluid to flow through the heat exchanger. The heat exchanger is disposed between the first... Agent: Johnson Controls - Saft Advanced Power Solutions LLC

20140093754 - High-temperature resistant carbon monofluoride batteries having lithiated anode: Disclosed are carbon monofluoride cathode batteries suitable for use at highly elevated temperatures. Rather than using a pure lithium anode, the anode has a base material selected from the group consisting of silicon, germanium and tin, where the base material is lithiated. This renders the anode more resistant to heat.... Agent:

20140093756 - Assembled battery: An assembled battery includes plural electric cells, a covered member at least a portion of which is made of metal, and insulation cover. The covered member is disposed along side portions of the electric cells on which terminals are provided. The insulation cover includes a main portion interposed between the... Agent: Lithium Energy Japan

20140093757 - Manufacturing method for molten salt battery and molten salt battery: Provided is a method for manufacturing a molten salt battery. The method includes a housing step (S100) for housing a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a separator in a battery container; an injecting step (S110) for injecting the molten salt into the battery container while heating the battery container;... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20140093758 - Lithium secondary battery: The present invention provides a lithium secondary battery, comprising a cathode, an anode, a non-aqueous solution containing a lithium salt and an organic solvent, and a safety vent for removing increased internal pressure, the non-aqueous solution having the prescribed composition and the safety vent having the prescribed operational characteristics. The... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140093759 - Lithium-ion secondary battery: A lithium-ion secondary battery having a positive electrode capable of occluding and releasing lithium ions, a negative electrode capable of occluding and releasing lithium ions, a separator interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, an electrolytic solution, and a current breaking mechanism that activates in response to the... Agent:

20140093760 - Battery control systems: Various embodiments herein relate to the design of battery stacks, batteries and battery packs that are able to accommodate volumetric expansion in the battery materials. These designs may be especially useful in connection with batteries having negative electrodes made of lithium metal and/or positive electrodes made of an electrochemically active... Agent: Quantumscape Corporation

20140093761 - Lithium secondary battery: There is provided a lithium secondary battery. The positive electrode includes a positive electrode mixture layer provided on one side or both sides of the current collector. The positive electrode active material includes a lithium-containing composite oxide including lithium and a transition metal. At least a part of the lithium-containing... Agent: Hitachi Maxell Energy, Ltd.

20140093762 - Battery cell of curved shape and battery pack employed with the same: Disclosed herein is a battery cell configured such that an electrode assembly of a cathode/separator/anode stack structure is mounted in a changeable cell case in a state in which the electrode assembly is impregnated with an electrolyte, wherein the electrode assembly and the cell case are curved in the same... Agent:

20140093763 - Electric storage apparatus: Provided is an electric storage apparatus including: a first external housing for holding at least one storage device that includes a first vertical wall portion for surrounding at least one electric storage device; and a second external housing including a second vertical wall portion for surrounding the first vertical wall... Agent: Lithium Energy Japan

20140093766 - Battery for a vehicle and method for producing a battery: The invention relates to a battery (10) for a vehicle. Said battery comprises a plurality of battery cells (12), which are arranged in a housing (16, 18, 20) of the battery (10), and also a cooling device (22, 24) for dissipating heat from the battery cells (12). A material (32),... Agent: Audi Ag

20140093765 - Electric storage apparatus: Provided is an electric storage that includes at least one electric storage device, a first external housing for housing the at least one electric storage device, and a second external housing for housing the first external housing, wherein the first external housing and the second external housing respectively include engaging... Agent: Lithium Energy Japan

20140093764 - Method and device for electrochemical cell propagation avoidance in a battery module: A method and device for cooling an electrochemical cell is provided. In one embodiment, the cooling element for an electrochemical cell includes a metal element configured to engage with an electrochemical cell and absorb thermal energy from the electrochemical cell. The metal element is configured to melt into a liquid... Agent:

20140093767 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: To realize high capacity of batteries, an object of the invention is to provide nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries which are unlikely to become swollen when charged to a high voltage and allowed to stand in a high temperature atmosphere. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode including a... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140093768 - Partition of pouch type secondary battery: Provided is a partition of a pouch type secondary battery provided between at least two pouch type secondary batteries stacked in order to configure a secondary battery module to prevent damage of a surface of the pouch type secondary battery and shaking of the pouch type secondary battery at the... Agent: Sk Innovation Co.,ltd.

20140093769 - Carbon nanotube-based electrode and rechargeable battery: Carbon nanotube-based electrode materials for rechargeable batteries have a vastly increased power density and charging rate compared to conventional lithium ion batteries. The electrodes are based on a carbon nanotube scaffold that is coated with a thin layer of electrochemically active material in the form of nanoparticles. Alternating layers of... Agent: Northeastern University

20140093770 - Battery module of excellent structural stability: Disclosed herein is a middle or large-sized battery module having secondary batteries or unit modules, each of which has two or more secondary batteries mounted therein, stacked in a state in which the secondary batteries or the unit modules are erected vertically, the battery module including a base plate on... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140093771 - Lithium battery: A lithium battery, including an anode, a cathode, an electrolyte solution and a package structure. The anode includes a material having an oxygen-containing functional group. The cathode and the anode are configured separately, and a housing region is defined between the cathode and the anode. The electrolyte solution is disposed... Agent: National Taiwan University Of Science And Technology

20140093772 - 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.

20140093773 - Electrode, method for producing electrode, and energy device, electronic device, and transportation device including electrode: Disclosed herein is an electrode for energy devices such as electric double layer capacitors, which includes conductive fibers made of carbon, such as carbon nanotubes, as an electrode active material and has a high capacitance. The electrode for energy devices includes a current collector and a plurality of conductive fibers... Agent:

20140093774 - Lithium powder, lithium vanadium oxide, lithium secondary battery using a gel-polymer electrolyte, and method for preparing an electrode thereof: A lithium secondary battery includes an anode part having lithium powder, a cathode part having a non-lithiated active material and a gel-polymer electrolyte. Thus, an effective surface area of an electrode involved in a battery reaction can increase, a dendrite growth using a gel-polymer electrode can be suppressed and a... Agent:

20140093775 - Active material compositions comprising high surface area carbonaceous materials: Disclosed herein are negative active material compositions, comprising: a carbonaceous material having a surface area of at least 250 m2/g; and an organic molecule expander, wherein the ratio of carbonaceous material to expander ranges from 5:1 to 1:1, and wherein the composition has a median pore size ranging from 0.8... Agent: Cabot Corporation

20140093776 - Alkaline storage battery and positive electrode material for alkaline storage battery: A positive electrode material for an alkaline storage battery includes: nickel hydroxide; and at least one of a Sr compound, a Ca compound, and a compound of at least one element selected from the group consisting of Y and lanthanide elements of atomic number 62 (Sm) to 71 (Lu). An... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140093777 - Alkaline storage battery, positive electrode material for alkaline storage battery, and method for manufacturing positive electrode material for alkaline storage battery: A positive electrode material for an alkaline storage battery includes nickel hydroxide. Zn and an A element are held in solid solution in a crystallite of the nickel hydroxide, the A element being at least one element selected from the group consisting of Al, Ga, Mn, and Mo. The content... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140093778 - Single crystal mixed metal oxide nanosheet material compositions, methods and applications: A nanosheet comprises a single crystal mixed metal oxide M1xM2yO2 material composition that may comprise a single crystal NaxCoO2 material composition. The nanosheet may be prepared using a sequential process sequence that includes chelated mixed metal ion sol-gel mixture formation, autocombustion, isostatic pressing, electro kinetic demixing and calcination. This particular... Agent: Cornell University

20140093779 - Negative-electrode active material for lithium-ion secondary battery and process for producing the same as well as lithium-ion secondary battery and process for manufacturing the same: An object of the present invention is to provide a negative-electrode active material for lithium-ion secondary battery, negative-electrode active material which makes it possible for lithium-ion secondary batteries to exhibit higher capacities, and which makes it feasible to charge and discharge lithium-ion secondary batteries at a faster speed. In a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20140093781 - Modified natural graphite particles: A modified natural graphite material which provides a negative plate having improved adhesion between a negative electrode mixture and a current collector has a circularity of at least 0.92 and at most 1.0 and an incident angle dependence S60/0 of the peak intensity ratio of at least 0.5 and at... Agent: Chuo Denki Kogyo Co., Ltd.

20140093780 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The present invention provides a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode having a negative active material, and a non-aqueous electrolyte, characterized in that the negative active material contains composite particle (C), which has silicon-containing particle (A) and electronic conductive additive (B), the silicon-containing particle (A)... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140093782 - Nanomachined structures for porous electrochemical capacitors: Embodiments of the invention describe energy storage devices, porous electrodes, and methods of formation. In an embodiment, an energy storage device includes a porous structure containing multiple main channels that extend into an electrically conductive structure at an acute angle. In an embodiment, an energy storage device includes a porous... Agent:

20140093783 - Lithium-ion electrochemical cells including fluorocarbon electrolyte additives: Lithium-ion electrochemical cells are provided that include a positive electrode that includes a lithium metal oxide or a lithium metal phosphate, a negative electrode capable of intercalating or alloying with lithium, and an electrolyte that includes an additive. The additive includes a multifunctional anion that has the formula, X—SO2—Rf′—SO2—Y, wherein... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140093784 - Electrode assembly having novel structure and secondary battery using the same: Disclosed is an integrated electrode assembly having a structure in which a cathode, an anode, and a separation layer disposed between the cathode and the anode are integrated with one another, wherein the separation layer has a multilayer structure including at least one two-phase electrolyte including a liquid phase component... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140093785 - Method of producing solid sulfide electrolyte material and solid sulfide electrolyte material: The invention provides a method of producing a solid sulfide electrolyte material, with this method including a microparticulation step in which a sulfide glass containing Li, S, and P is mixed with an adhesive polymer and the sulfide glass is ground.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140093786 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery including: a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a sulfide solid electrolyte disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, wherein the positive electrode includes a positive active material particle and a coating film including an oxide including lithium (Li) and zirconium (Zr) on a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140093787 - Non-aqueous electrolytic solution, electrical storage device utilizing same, and cyclic sulfonic acid ester compound: (wherein R1 and R2 may be the same or different, each representing a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group in which at least one hydrogen atom may be substituted with a halogen atom, orahalogenatom; L represents a divalent hydrocarbon group of an alkylene group in which at least one hydrogen atom... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.

20140093788 - Electrolyte for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery comprising the same: The present disclosure relates to an electrolyte for a lithium secondary battery, comprising a non-aqueous solvent, a lithium salt and an additive having a perfluoroalkyl group. By including the additive having a specific structure in the electrolyte, the output of the lithium secondary battery can be improved greatly.... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140093789 - Electrolyte for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery comprising the same: The present disclosure relates to an electrolyte for a lithium secondary battery, comprising a non-aqueous solvent, a lithium salt and an additive having a perfluoroalkyl group. By including the additive having a specific structure in the electrolyte, the output of the lithium secondary battery can be improved greatly.... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140093791 - Air electrode for metal air battery: The invention provides a metal air battery with a discharge capacity higher than a conventional one. This is achieved by an air electrode for a metal air battery provided with a layered body including a first layer containing a carbon material, a second layer containing a carbon material, and an... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140093790 - Nanofibrous electrocatalysts: A nanofibrous catalyst and method of manufacture. A precursor solution of a transition metal based material is formed into a plurality of interconnected nanofibers by electro-spinning the precursor solution with the nanofibers converted to a catalytically active material by a heat treatment. Selected subsequent treatments can enhance catalytic activity.... Agent:

20140093792 - Solid polymer electrolyte membrane and fuel cell using the same: A solid polymer electrolyte membrane is provided that is inexpensive, and is excellent in the ionic conductivity characteristics, the methanol crossover characteristics and the mechanical characteristics. The solid polymer electrolyte membrane contains a block copolymer A containing a hydrophilic segment having an ion exchange group and a hydrophobic segment, and... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20140093793 - Fuel cell supply including information storage device and control system: The present invention is directed to a fuel cell system with various features for optimal operations of an electronic device, a battery charger or a fuel refilling device. The fuel cell system includes an information storage device associated with the fuel supply, pump and/or refilling device. The information storage device... Agent: Societe Bic

20140093794 - Hydrogen generator and fuel cell system: A hydrogen generator includes: a tubular reformer configured to generate a hydrogen-containing gas by a reforming reaction using a material gas; a CO reducer configured to reduce carbon monoxide contained in the hydrogen-containing gas generated in the reformer; a tubular hydro-desulfurizer provided at an outer periphery of the reformer and... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140093795 - Regenerative fuel cell system: The reservoirs 2 and 2′ preliminarily contain liquid water, which is utilized as the water to be supplied to the polymer membrane. A vapor pressure of the water is set to a predetermined value in the reservoir by controlling the temperature of the reservoirs 2 and 2′ individually. Pressure gauges... Agent: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency

20140093796 - Wet state control device for fuel cell: A wet state control device for fuel cell includes a priority control unit for preferentially controlling either one of a pressure and a flow rate of cathode gas when a wet state of a fuel cell is adjusted, a water temperature control unit for controlling a temperature of cooling water... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20140093797 - Recirculation unit for a fuel cell system: A recirculation device for a fuel cell system includes a recirculation line connecting the outlet and inlet of the anode region of the fuel cell. The recirculation device includes a liquid separator situated in the area of the recirculation line and a discharge line having a discharge valve for liquid... Agent: Daimler Ag

20140093798 - Flame stabilized mixer-eductor-oxidizer for high temperature fuel cells: A mixer/eductor assembly for use with a fuel cell stack having an anode-side and a cathode-side, said mixer/eductor assembly mixing and at least partially combusting anode exhaust gas output from the anode-side and an oxidant supply gas, said mixer/eductor assembly comprising: a first area receiving and mixing a first portion... Agent: Fuelcell Energy, Inc.

20140093799 - Devices and processes for carbon dioxide conversion into useful fuels and chemicals: Electrochemical devices for converting carbon dioxide to useful reaction products include a solid or a liquid with a specific pH and/or water content. Chemical processes using the devices are also disclosed, including processes to produce CO, HCO−, H2CO, (HCO2), H2CO2, CH3OH, CH4, C2H4, CH3CH2OH, CH3COO−, CH3COOH, C2H6, (COOH)2, (COO−)2, acrylic... Agent:

20140093800 - Solid oxide fuel cell device: The present invention is a solid oxide fuel cell 1 including a reforming section 94, disposed inside a fuel gas supply flow path 20 above a vaporizing section 86 to surround the upper portion of a fuel cell stack 14, for steam reforming raw fuel gas F introduced from a... Agent: Toto Ltd.

20140093801 - Automated cold storage protection for a fuel cell system: A system and method for selectively determining whether a freeze purge should be performed at shut-down of a fuel cell stack. The method includes identifying that the vehicle has been keyed off and then determining whether a stack membrane humidification value is less than a predetermined humidification value that identifies... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140093802 - Fuel cell monitoring and control system: A method of controlling a fuel cell system includes applying alternating current (AC) signals to an individual fuel cell. The AC signals have a plurality of different frequencies. A voltage across the individual fuel cell is determined at each of the plurality of different frequencies. An impedance characteristic of the... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20140093803 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system that generates electric power by supplying anode gas and cathode gas to a fuel cell includes a control valve adapted to control the pressure of the anode gas to be supplied to the fuel cell; a buffer unit adapted to store the anode-off gas to be... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20140093804 - Metal-halogen flow battery with shunt current interruption and sealing features: A flow battery includes a stack of flow cells, a stack of cell frames supporting the stack of cells, stack level and cell level flow manifolds located in the stack of cell frames, and at least one sealing or shunt current mitigation feature.... Agent: Primus Power Corporation

20140093805 - Solid oxide fuel cell stack with uniform flow distribution structure and metal sealing member: f

20140093806 - Electroformed bipolar plates for fuel cells: A bipolar plate assembly for a fuel cell is provided. The bipolar plate assembly includes a first electroformed unipolar plate disposed adjacent a second electroformed unipolar plate. The first and second unipolar plates are bonded by a plurality of localized electrically and thermally conductive plugs by electroplated material deposited within... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140093807 - Fuel cell subassemblies incorporating subgasketed thrifted membranes: A fuel cell roll good subassembly is described that includes a plurality of individual electrolyte membranes. One or more first subgaskets are attached to the individual electrolyte membranes. Each of the first subgaskets has at least one aperture and the first subgaskets are arranged so the center regions of the... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140093808 - High durability fuel cell components with cerium salt additives: A fuel cell membrane electrode assembly is provided comprising a polymer electrolyte membrane which comprises a polymer that comprises bound anionic functional groups, wherein the polymer electrolyte membrane additionally comprises cerium cations. In another aspect, a fuel cell membrane electrode assembly is provided comprising a polymer electrolyte membrane which comprises... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140093809 - Solid oxide fuel cell: An object of the present invention is to provide a fuel cell preventing formation of a diffusion layer containing Ca and other elements, and having an excellent power generation performance at low temperature by preventing breakdown of a crystal structure of an electrolyte by firing. Disclosed is a solid oxide... Agent: Toto Ltd.

20140093810 - Alternative installation of a gas diffusion electrode in an electrochemical cell having percolator technology: The invention relates to an electrochemical cell comprising an anode and a cathode compartments, separated by a membrane, having corresponding electrodes; said anode and cathode compartments each having an external wall, flanged areas designed like frames in the contact area of the compartments, and a gas diffusion electrode comprising a... Agent: Uhdenora, S.p.a.

20140093811 - Electrochemical cell having a frame seal for alternative sealing against marginal leakages of the electrolyte: The invention relates to an electrochemical cell comprising an anode and a cathode compartment separated by a membrane, housing corresponding electrodes. The anode and the cathode compartments having external walls with frame-type flanged areas in the contact area of both compartments. The flanged areas having mounting bores marking an inner... Agent: Uhdenora, S.p.a.

20140093812 - Flow field configuration for fuel cell plate: A method of manufacturing a plate for a fuel cell includes the steps of providing flow channels in a fuel cell plate. Multiple fuel cell plates are joined into a cell stack assembly. A blocking plate is affixed to the fuel cell plate and at least partially obstructs the flow... Agent: United Technologies Corporation

20140093813 - Method and apparatus for manufacturing a fuel cell electrode: A method of manufacturing a fuel cell electrode includes stamping an electrode workpiece (50, 50′) in a sequence configured to control and/or reduce material growth, such as stamping discrete sections of the electrode workpiece in a sequential order. The method can employ a die with a die face (18, 18′)... Agent:

  
03/27/2014 > 77 patent applications in 52 patent subcategories.

20140087213 - Microbial fuel cell comprising a microprobe array: Provided is a microbial fuel cell (MFC). The MFC includes a microfluidic element having an inlet portion and an outlet portion for intake and discharge of a culture fluid containing cells and a microchannel portion for capturing the cells and interconnecting the inlet portion and the outlet portion, a microprobe-array... Agent: Industrty-academic Cooperation Foundation, Dankook University

20140087214 - Electrochemical devices and methods of fabrication: The described invention provides a packaged electrochemical device comprising an electrochemical battery, further comprising at least one electrochemical cell stack and a barrier packaging material. The present invention further provides a method of fabricating the packaged electrochemical device. The present invention further provides a flexible multifunctional liquid-based thermogalvanic cell that... Agent:

20140087215 - Temperature controlling system and method of battery: There is provided a temperature controlling system of a battery, in which a switch is additionally provided in an energy storage system so as to control a charging/discharging current path to the battery, thereby controlling the temperature of the battery. Also, there is provided a temperature controlling method of a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140087216 - Pressure relief device: A pressure relief device attached to an outer surface of a battery pack includes an adhesive arranged around an opening in the outer surface of the battery pack and a hat portion arranged over the opening. The hat portion includes an outer ring portion attached to the outer surface of... Agent: Robert Bosch Battery Systems, LLC

20140087217 - Battery cell having a click spring area integrated into the housing coer plate: A battery (e.g., lithium-ion) cell having fewer components than conventional cells. A metallic housing, having a winding element, two current collectors, and an electrolyte, is closed off in a gas- and pressure-tight manner with a cover assembly having a cover plate by which a housing opening is largely closed off.... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140087218 - Valve regulated lead-acid battery: A valve regulated lead-acid battery includes a positive electrode plate, a retainer mat and a negative electrode plate housed in a container and holding an electrolyte solution respectively. The electrolyte solution contains colloidal silica and lithium ions.... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140087219 - Vehicle battery pack container: A vehicle battery pack container is provided. The container includes a base member, a peripheral wall coupled to the base member, and a cover member coupled to the peripheral wall. The container further includes a venting device having a venting housing and a flow diverter member disposed within an interior... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140087220 - Sensor device and method for producing a sensor device for accommodation in a galvanic cell: A cell mounting module for at least one electrical energy storage cell, including a module body device having a module region which has at least one cell accommodating recess for accommodating and mounting the at least one electrical energy storage cell, an electrical connection region having at least two electrical... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140087221 - Battery module and battery assembly comprising the same: Disclosed is a battery module including a unit cell assembly including two or more battery cells or unit modules; a left case coupled to a left side of the assembly, the left case provided at a left outer side thereof with a first fastening groove extending parallel to a longitudinal... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140087222 - Electric storage element: An electrode assembly has a positive sheet, a negative sheet, and separators that are stacked and wounded. A joint portion is formed by thermally fusion bonding or compression bonding of the separators at one end in a width direction thereof so that one end of the positive sheet on an... Agent: Lithium Energy Japan

20140087223 - Electric storage element: A battery includes positive and negative external terminals having exposed portions exposed from a casing to the outside, positive and negative current collectors connected to the external terminals, and electrode assemblies having positive and negative electrodes and a separator. The positive and negative electrodes are wound with the separator being... Agent: Lithium Energy Japan

20140087224 - Electrode assembly having step, battery cell, battery pack and device including the same: There is provide an electrode assembly including an electrode laminate having a plurality of electrode units rolled up to be stacked on one another in at least two rectangularly shaped separation films, the electrode assembly being characterized in that at least one of two rectangularly shaped separation films is disposed... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140087225 - High-capacity cylindrical lithium ion battery and production method thereof: The invention discloses a high-capacity cylindrical lithium ion battery. Tab-position end face is shaped; a high frequency oscillation and pressure are applied on to make the foil bodies softened in the scope of 0.1-6.5 mm. At the instant of high-frequency oscillation, the rigidity of the foil body is greatly decreased;... Agent:

20140087226 - Secondary-battery electrode group unit and method of manufacturing the same: A secondary-battery electrode group unit with its electrodes and current collecting members reliably fixed to each other and enabling a large current flow is provided, and a method of manufacturing the secondary-battery electrode group unit is also provided. A conductive member is mechanically and electrically connected to a current collecting... Agent: Shin-kobe Electric Machinery Co., Ltd.

20140087229 - Assembled battery: An assembled battery includes: a case in which plural electric cells are accommodated; and an abutment member which abuts against the electric cells accommodated in the case to position the electric cells with respect to the case. The abutment member includes a first projection inserted into a first gap defined... Agent: Lithium Energy Japan

20140087228 - Battery system for a motor vehicle: A battery system for a motor vehicle, the battery system including a first casing component having a first sidewall and a second sidewall and a base extending between the first sidewall and the second sidewall, the first sidewall having a height which is greater than the height of the second... Agent: Magna Steyr Battery Systems Gmbh & Co Og

20140087227 - Solid state battery having mismatched battery cells: A solid-state, mismatched battery comprises a first battery cell having a first internal resistance, and a second battery cell having a second internal resistance, the second internal resistance being a predefined resistance that is less than the first internal resistance. One or more of electrical connectors electrically couple the first... Agent:

20140087230 - Casing device for an energy storage device as well as an arrangement comprising said casing device and said energy storage device: s

20140087231 - Energy storage apparatus: The invention relates to an energy storage device comprising a plurality of storage cells, a clamping device for clamping the storage cells together, and a temperature control device for controlling the temperature of the storage cells or a cell assembly formed by the storage cells. Said clamping device is configured... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20140087232 - Black polyimide battery label: A battery label having a black appearance and exhibiting flame retardancy properties is described.... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation

20140087233 - Lithium secondary battery: The present invention relates to a lithium secondary battery. More specifically, according to embodiments of the present invention the lithium battery, which includes a cathode, an anode, and a separate membrane inserted between the cathode and the anode, is characterized in that the separator membrane is a polyolefin porous membrane... Agent:

20140087234 - Battery pack and method of securing a plurality of battery modules in the battery pack: A battery pack is provided. The battery pack has a base plate and a peripheral side wall extending upwardly from the base plate. The peripheral side wall has first and second side portions disposed at first and second ends, respectively, of the base plate. The battery pack further includes a... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140087235 - Nonaqueous-secondary-battery layered structure and nonaqueous-secondary-battery layering method: A layered structure includes a configuration in which non-aqueous secondary batteries are layered. Each non-aqueous secondary battery includes: a positive-electrode collector layer; a positive-electrode layer formed on one surface of the positive-electrode collector layer; a negative-electrode collector layer; a negative-electrode layer formed on one surface of the negative-electrode collector layer... Agent:

20140087236 - 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: Makita Corporation

20140087238 - Battery plate with multiple tabs and mixed pore diameters: A battery electrode assembly comprises a porous electrode plate having a plurality of large and small pores, a pore insert within a plurality of pores, the pore insert maintaining an electrolyte in the pores substantially throughout a discharge/charge cycle. The pore insert may be a gelled electrolyte. The pore insert... Agent: Firefly International Energy Group, Inc.

20140087237 - Lead-acid battery design having versatile form factor: An electrochemical storage device comprises a plurality of layer electrodes each including a first charged sector and a second charged sector. The plurality of layer electrodes are assembled with respect to each other such that the first charged sector of a first plate of the plurality of layer electrodes is... Agent: Energy Power Systems LLC

20140087239 - Hermetic coin cell-type assemblies: A hermetic coin cell-type electrochemical cell having a housing made of a cover and base made of the same material and a glass seal wherein the glass used in the glass seal has a lower CTE than the CTE of the material used in the cover and the base.... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.

20140087240 - Alkaline battery: In an alkaline battery, a positive electrode 2 containing manganese dioxide, a negative electrode 3, and a separator 4 interposed therebetween are housed in a closed-end cylindrical battery case 1 whose opening 1b is sealed with a gasket. The positive electrode contains graphite in such a manner that a ratio... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140087241 - Molding packaging material and battery case: Provided is a molding packaging material that can have an increased use life, can suppress a decrease over time in inter-layer lamination strength, and can have superior molding properties in extrusion molding, draw forming, and the like. The laminate molding packaging material contains: an outside substrate layer (2) comprising a... Agent: Showa Denko Packaging Co., Ltd.

20140087246 - Battery: A battery includes a battery case obtained by joining first and second case members; an electrode body; electrically conductive terminal members, and an insulation resin member that insulates and seals the terminal members and fixes the terminal members to the first case member. These terminal members have an inside/outside electrically... Agent:

20140087243 - Electrochemical cell: In an electrochemical cell including a cathode 7, an anode 6, electrolyte 10, a hollow container 1 accommodating these members, and terminals extending from the inside to the outside of the hollow container 1, the terminals include a plurality of inner terminals 5a formed on the inner surface of the... Agent:

20140087244 - Electrochemical cell: In an electrochemical cell including a cathode 7, an anode 6, electrolyte 10, a hollow container 1 accommodating these members, and terminals extending from the inside to the outside of the hollow container 1, the terminals include a plurality of inner terminals 5a formed on the inner surface of the... Agent:

20140087242 - Sealed battery: A sealed battery includes a battery case within which an electrode body is housed; a lid that joins to an open portion of the battery case; a conducting member that is inserted through the lid and that electrically connects the electrode body to an external terminal provided on the lid;... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140087245 - Ultrasonic welding apparatus and secondary battery with enhanced electrode structure: The present disclosure describes an ultrasonic welding apparatus, which improves the welding strength of an electrode tab and an electrode lead included in a secondary battery, and a secondary battery with an enhanced electrode structure strength by using the ultrasonic welding apparatus. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly in... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140087247 - Sealing member and battery comprising the same: A sealing member and a battery comprising the sealing member are provided. The sealing member comprises a sealing part, an operation part having a supporting portion, an operation protrusion disposed on an upper surface of the supporting portion, and a deformable leg depending from a bottom surface of the supporting... Agent: Shenzhen Byd Auto R&d Company Limited

20140087249 - Lithium ion battery: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a lithium-ion battery that exhibits excellent long-term life properties, does not suffer from rapid capacity degradation, and exhibits excellent charging/discharging characteristics in low-temperature environments. The present invention is directed to a lithium ion battery comprising: a negative electrode which comprises a... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20140087248 - Nonaqueous electrolyte rechargeable battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte rechargeable battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The nonaqueous electrolyte contains a film forming agent, and at least two films are formed in layers at least at a part of a surface of the negative electrode in accordance with charging and... Agent: Denso Corporation

20140087250 - Binder for a secondary battery cell: A binder composition for inclusion in a composite material used in the formation of an electrode for inclusion in a secondary battery is provided. The binder composition comprises a metai ion sait of a carboxyiic acid of a poiymer or a copolymer, wherein the polymer or copolymer includes as a... Agent: Nexeon Ltd

20140087251 - Electrode material for power storage device, electrode for power storage device, and power storage device: Irreversible capacity which causes a decrease in the initial capacity of a power storage device is reduced and the electrochemical decomposition of an electrolytic solution is suppressed. The decomposition reaction of an electrolytic solution as a side reaction of a power storage device is reduced or suppressed to improve the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20140087252 - Lithium ion secondary battery electrode, manufacturing process for the same, and lithium ion secondary battery using the electrode: A lithium ion secondary battery electrode includes a current collector, an active material layer containing a binder formed on a surface of the current collector, and a coat containing modified polydimethylsiloxane formed on a surface of at least a part of the active material layer, wherein the coat is chemically... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20140087253 - Nickel-metal hydride storage battery: A nickel-metal hydride storage battery includes a negative electrode containing a hydrogen storage alloy and an electrolyte solution. The hydrogen storage alloy has a CaCu5-type crystal structure and contains at least a Ni element and a rare earth element. The rare earth element is partly substituted with an Y element,... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140087254 - Cathode composite material and lithium ion battery using the same: A cathode composite material includes a cathode active material and a coating layer coated on a surface of the cathode active material. The cathode active material includes a layered type lithium transition metal oxide. A material of the coating layer is a lithium metal oxide having a crystal structure belonging... Agent: Tsinghua University

20140087255 - Composite anode active material, anode and lithium battery each including the composite anode active material, method of preparing the composite anode active material: A composite anode active material, an anode including the composite anode active material, a lithium battery including the anode, and a method of preparing the composite anode active material. The composite anode active material includes: a shell including a hollow carbon fiber; and a core disposed in a hollow of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140087256 - Cathode composite material, method for making the same, and lithium ion battery using the same: A cathode composite material includes a cathode active material and a coating layer coated on a surface of the cathode active material. A material of the coating layer is a lithium metal oxide having a crystal structure belonging to C2/c space group of the monoclinic crystal system. The present disclosure... Agent: Tsinghua University

20140087257 - Cathode material and lithium ion battery therefrom: A new high performing lithium ion cell having new carbon based anode and new dual doped layered cathode materials. The anode is a self standing carbon fibrous material and the cathode is a dual doped Lithium cobalt oxide of general formula LiMxNyCo1-x-yO2 (0.01≦x, y≦0.2) wherein M is a divalent alkaline... Agent: Council Of Scientific & Industrial Research

20140087258 - Cathode material for lithium secondary battery, and method of producing said cathode material: A cathode material for a lithium secondary battery, including fibrous carbon and a plurality of cathode active material particles bonded to a surface of the fibrous carbon. The cathode active material particles are composed of olivine-type LiMPO4 where M represents one or more kinds of elements selected from Fe, Mn,... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20140087259 - Cathode composite material and lithium ion battery using the same: A cathode composite material includes a cathode active material and a coating layer coated on a surface of the cathode active material. The cathode active material includes a spinel type lithium nickel manganese oxide. The coating layer includes a lithium metal oxide having a crystal structure belonging to C2/c space... Agent: Tsinghua University

20140087260 - Positive electrode for lithium ion secondary battery, lithium ion secondary battery, and battery system: Provided is a positive electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery including, as a positive active material, a positive active material (A) that is LiFePO4 having an olivine structure and a positive active material (B) expressed by a general formula: yLi2MnO3.(1−y)LiMO2 (y satisfies 0.3≦y≦0.7, and M represents at least two... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20140087261 - Cathode composite material and lithium ion battery using the same: A cathode composite material includes a cathode active material and a coating layer coated on a surface of the cathode active material. The cathode active material includes a layered type lithium nickel cobalt manganese oxide. The coating layer comprises a lithium metal oxide having a crystal structure belonging to C2/c... Agent: Tsinghua University

20140087262 - Li-ni composite oxide particles and process for producing the same, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The present invention provides lithium composite compound particles having good high-temperature storage property and excellent cycle characteristics as an active substance for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and a secondary battery using the lithium composite compound particles. The Li—Ni composite oxide particles for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery according to... Agent: Toda Kogyo Corporation

20140087263 - Positive electrode active material for nonaqueous secondary batteries, method for producing same, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using positive electrode active material: Provided are a positive electrode active material for nonagueous secondary batteries, the material having a narrow particle-size distribution and a monodisperse property and being capable of increasing a battery capacity; an industrial production method thereof; and a nonaqueous secondary battery using the positive electrode active material and having excellent electrical... Agent: Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.

20140087264 - Cathode composite material and lithium ion battery using the same: A cathode composite material includes a cathode active material and a coating layer coated on a surface of the cathode active material. The cathode active material includes a spinel type lithium manganese oxide. The coating layer comprises a lithium metal oxide having a crystal structure belonging to C2/c space group... Agent: Tsinghua University

20140087265 - Cathode active material for a lithium ion secondary battery and a lithium ion secondary battery: A cathode active material for a lithium secondary battery, includes secondary particles, each being formed of a large number of primary particles whose mean particle size is equal to or larger than 0.01 μm and equal to or smaller than 5 μm, and includes the following features. An oriented ratio... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

20140087266 - Cathode composite material and lithium ion battery using the same: A cathode composite material includes a cathode active material and a coating layer coated on a surface of the cathode active material. The cathode active material includes a lithium cobalt oxide. The coating layer includes a lithium metal oxide having a crystal structure belonging to C2/c space group of the... Agent: Tsinghua University

20140087268 - Carbon-silicon composite, method of preparing the same, and anode active material including the carbon-silicon composite: Provided are a carbon-silicon composite having improved capacity and cycle stability, and a method of preparing the same. More particularly, the present invention relates to a carbon-silicon composite, in which surfaces of silicon particles are coated with a carbon-based material that is doped with at least one type of doping... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140087267 - Graphite negative material for lithium-ion battery, method for preparing the same and lithium-ion battery: A graphite negative material for a lithium-ion battery includes a number of graphite layers parallel to each other. A number of channels are through the graphite layers. And the channels are capable of allowing lithium ions to pass therethrough freely. A method for preparing the graphite negative material and a... Agent: Microvast New Materials (huzhou) Co., Ltd.

20140087269 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary cell: Provided is a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary cell including: a case; an element housed in the case, including at least a positive electrode member, a negative electrode member and a separator; and an electrolyte solution poured into the case, wherein when in the state of the case being installed, in the... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140087270 - Coated active material and lithium solid state battery: The problem of the present invention is to provide a coated active material having a soft coating layer and capable of improving a contact area. The present invention solves the above-mentioned problem by providing a coated active material comprising a cathode active material and a coating layer for coating the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140087271 - Silicon-sulfur polymer, solid electrolyte and solid-state lithium-ion battery: The present disclosure discloses a silicon-sulfur polymer, a solid electrolyte comprising the silicon-sulfur polymer, and a corresponding solid-state lithium-ion battery. The silicon-sulfur polymer of the present disclosure is a polymer compound comprising both an inorganic backbone-chain structure and an organic side-chain structure, and has the characteristics of both the organic... Agent: Microvast New Materials (huzhou) Co., Ltd.

20140087272 - Conductive porous layer for batteries and fabrication method for same: The conductive porous layer for batteries according to the present invention comprises a laminate comprising a first conductive layer and a second conductive layer. The first conductive layer includes at least a conductive carbon material and a polymer. The second conductive layer includes at least a conductive carbon material and... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

20140087273 - Metal/oxygen battery with precipitation zone: In one embodiment, an electrochemical cell includes a negative electrode, a positive electrode, a precipitation zone located between the negative electrode and the positive electrode and in fluid communication with the positive electrode, and a fluid electrolyte within the positive electrode and the precipitation zone, wherein the precipitation zone is... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140087274 - Zinc-air battery: The Invention provides a zinc-air cell comprising at least one zinc-incorporating structure, at least one oxygen evolving structure and at least one air electrode; wherein said zinc-air cell comprises a first pair of electrodes for the charging of said air cell, said electrode pair comprising said at least one zinc-incorporating... Agent:

20140087275 - Alkaline membrane fuel cell: A fuel cell design which incorporates an alkaline membrane. The membrane is preferably made of specially selected commercial filter paper. The membrane is impregnated with a solution of water and potassium hydroxide. The membrane provides a novel, inexpensive method of introducing potassium hydroxide into the cell and containing it in... Agent:

20140087276 - Hydrodesulfurization device, hydrogen generator and fuel cell system: A hydrodesulfurization device includes a hydro-desulfurizer configured to remove a sulfur component from a raw material; and a heater configured to heat the hydro-desulfurizer; wherein the hydro-desulfurizer includes a plurality of blocks formed by division in a circumferential direction and disposed annularly around an outer periphery of the heater; wherein... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140087277 - Wicking layer for managing moisture distribution in a fuel cell: An exemplary device for managing moisture content within a fuel cell includes a reactant distribution plate having a plurality of members that establish reactant flow channels that are open on at least one side of the plate. A wicking layer is against the one side of the plate. The wicking... Agent: United Technologies Corporation

20140087278 - Fuel cell system: The potential energy from a hydrogen tank is used in a gas jet pump, which draws in anode waste gas via an inlet and recirculates it to an anode inlet. To ensure that this system operates effectively even under low loads, a part of the waste gas is supplied to... Agent: Daimler Ag

20140087279 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell stack, an oxygen-containing gas flow rate control device, a reformer, a raw fuel flow rate control device, and an exhaust gas flow rate control device. In the fuel cell system, the oxygen-containing gas flow rate control device includes a start-up oxygen-containing gas... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140087280 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell module and a control device. The control device includes a partial oxidation reformer adjuster, a combustion starter, and a power generator. Based on at least any of the reforming state in the partial oxidation reformer, the combustion state in the exhaust gas... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140087281 - Systems and methods for steam reforming: One embodiment of the present invention is a unique method for operating a fuel cell system. Another embodiment is a unique system for reforming a hydrocarbon fuel. Another embodiment is a unique fuel cell system. Other embodiments include apparatuses, systems, devices, hardware, methods, and combinations for fuel cell systems and... Agent: Lg Fuel Cell Systems Inc.

20140087282 - Solid oxide fuel cell and method for producing solid oxide fuel cell: Provided is a solid oxide fuel cell comprising the following: a fuel gas flow path, a fuel electrode layer provided around the fuel gas flow path and containing an iron group element and a ceramic, a solid electrolyte layer provided around the fuel electrode layer, and an air electrode layer... Agent: Toto Ltd.

20140087283 - Fuel cell system for an aircraft, method for operating a fuel cell system in an aircraft and aircraft with such a fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a first fuel cell unit having a first fuel cell and a second fuel cell, a second fuel cell unit having a third fuel cell and a fourth fuel cell, a hydrogen tank coupled to all fuel cells, an oxygen supply unit and an air... Agent: Airbus Operations Gmbh

20140087284 - Direct oxidation fuel cell and method for producing catalyst-coated membrane used therefor: A direct oxidation fuel cell with high catalyst utilization efficiency and excellent power generation characteristics. The unit cell includes: a membrane-electrode assembly including an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte membrane interposed therebetween; and anode-side and cathode-side separators being in contact with the anode and cathode, respectively. The anode and... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140087285 - Fuel cell system: The fuel cell system of the present invention comprises: an electric motor, a fuel cell stack, a fuel supply unit, and a controller that controls a power-plant including the fuel cell stack and the fuel supply unit. The controller comprises further: a stack output-response request computing unit to compute a... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20140087286 - Systems and methods for bypassing fuel cells: Embodiment methods for bypassing a fuel cell in a fuel cell stack include identifying a fuel cell to bypass and connecting a conductive bypass to the fuel cell stack such that the bypass electrically connects a first interconnect in the fuel cell stack and a second interconnect in the fuel... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20140087287 - Method for manufacturing fuel cell separator: A method for manufacturing a fuel cell which includes layering and compression molding at least one of each of: thermoplastic resin sheets (A) containing 130 to 3,200 parts by weight of a carbonaceous material per 100 parts by weight of a thermoplastic resin; and thermoplastic resin sheets (B) containing 3... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20140087288 - Solid oxide fuel cell: A solid oxide fuel cell scatters MgO over a grain boundary of an LSGM which is a solid electrolyte layer. Ni components that diffuse from a fuel electrode formed on the other side of an LDC from the LSGM are trapped by the scattered MgO particles and are suppressed from... Agent: Toto Ltd.

20140087289 - Particulate carbon catalyst and method for producing same: A particulate carbon catalyst in which particles having a particle diameter of 20 nm-1 μm account for a volume fraction of at least 45%, and the content of nitrogen atoms is 0.1-10 atomic % relative to the amount of carbon atoms.... Agent: Teijin Limited

  
03/20/2014 > 81 patent applications in 62 patent subcategories.

20140079959 - Battery for motorized vehicles: P

20140079960 - Battery system and energy storage system: A battery system includes a master rack that has a first battery pack and a master battery management system, which master battery management system controls the first battery pack, and includes a slave rack that has a second battery pack and a slave battery management system, which the slave battery... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140079961 - Method of replenishing lithium for the negative plate of a li-ion battery: The invention pertains to the technical field of a Li-ion battery, in particular to a method of replenishing lithium for the negative plate of a Li-ion battery. Under inert atmosphere, organic lithium solution is sprayed or dripped on the negative plate surface so that lithium-ion in the organic lithium solution... Agent:

20140079962 - Battery temperature adjusting system and operating method thereof: The present invention relates to a battery temperature adjusting system including: a battery unit having a heating pad; a leading wire connected to the battery unit; and a current induction unit surrounding the leading wire, wherein the current induction unit is electrically connected to the heating pad. The battery temperature... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140079963 - Battery system control method: The entire voltage of batteries is transmitted to a higher-ranking controller as information. The higher-ranking controller gives a discharge instruction or the like to a lower-ranking controller having a voltage higher than those of the other controllers. Thus, voltage variation of the respective batteries is balanced.... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20140079964 - Pressure equalization element, housing comprising a pressure equalization element, lithium ion accumulator and motor vehicle: A pressure equalization element for a housing includes a water-impermeable membrane. The membrane is combined with either a pressure relief valve acting in two directions or with a corresponding combination of two pressure relief valves such that a volume of air exchange is reduced. An amount of moisture transported into... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140079965 - Construction component of an electrochemical call and method for producing same: The invention relates to a method for producing a construction component for a vehicle having a composite structure, in particular a hollow cell structure, wherein the composite structure comprises at least one receptacle. The method comprises the step of weaving an electrochemical cell, in particular a flat electrochemical cell, into... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20140079966 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate; a first collecting plate electrically coupled to the first electrode plate, the first collecting plate including a fuse reinforcement part having... Agent:

20140079967 - Solid secondary battery system: A solid secondary battery system includes a solid secondary battery including a positive electrode active material layer, a negative electrode active material layer and a solid electrolyte layer formed between the positive electrode active material layer and the negative electrode active material layer; a heater for warming the solid secondary... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140079968 - Battery device: A battery device has at least two interconnected battery modules and at least one cooling plate arranged between two battery modules for cooling the battery modules. A housing encases the battery device and is provided with a frame structure. The at least one cooling plate is traversed by a flow... Agent: Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

20140079969 - Estimating state of charge (soc) and uncertainty from relaxing voltage measurements in a battery: Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system that estimates a state of charge for a battery. During operation, while the battery is relaxing toward a fully rested state, the system determines if a modified state of charge of the battery is substantially consistent with a predetermined decay pattern.... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140079970 - Differential voltage measurement circuit: A voltage measurement circuit including a current mirror having an input branch in series with a first resistive element between first and second nodes of application of said voltage, and having an output branch providing a current representative of said voltage.... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20140079972 - Anode balanced lithium-iron disulfide primary cell: A primary electrochemical cell having an anode comprising lithium and a cathode comprising iron disulfide (FeS2) and carbon particles. The cell is balanced so that the anode is in theoretical capacity excess (mAmp-hrs) compared to the theoretical capacity of the cathode. The anode and cathode can be spirally wound with... Agent: The Gillette Company

20140079971 - Lithium battery structure: A lithium battery structure mainly comprises a case having a cover plate connected with a first terminal component and a second terminal component. The first terminal component is electrically connected to a top end of the anode plate, a bottom end of the anode plate is extended and bent downwardly... Agent: Dijiya Energy Saving Technology Inc.

20140079973 - Portable electronic device and battery fixing mechanism: A portable electronic device includes a main body, a battery, and a battery fixing mechanism including a button disposed through a button hole of the main body, first and second rod members, a first linkage rod pivoted to the first rod member and disposed in an oblique slot of the... Agent:

20140079974 - Battery module: A battery module has at least four battery cells that are cooled via a cooling plate arranged between them. Fins project on the cooling plate and at the same time serve as stops for individual battery cells. As a result, a powerful and very rigid battery module is provided that... Agent: Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

20140079975 - Annular device with battery cover: An annular device includes an annular main body defining a through hole, a battery mounting portion arranged in the through hole, and a battery cover. The battery mounting portion protrudes from an inner surface of the main body in the through hole, includes a first arcuate element with an outwardly... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20140079976 - Iron-sulfide redox flow batteries: Iron-sulfide redox flow battery (RFB) systems can be advantageous for energy storage, particularly when the electrolytes have pH values greater than 6. Such systems can exhibit excellent energy conversion efficicency and stability and can utilize low-cost materials that are relatively safer and more environmentally friendly. One example of an iron-sulfide... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20140079977 - Battery pack structure for electric vehicles: In a battery pack structure for electric vehicles that battery modules and a controller for battery management are mounted in a battery-pack-case internal space, a first one of clearances, ensured when the battery modules are mounted in the case internal space, which first clearance extends in a first direction, is... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20140079978 - Energy storage thermal management system using multi-temperature phase change materials: A thermal management method and system for energy storage devices, such as devices including an array of electro-chemical cell elements. A first phase change material is in heat-transferring thermal contact with the electrochemical cell elements. A second phase change material in heat-transferring thermal contact with the first phase change material.... Agent: All Cell Technologies, LLC

20140079979 - Flexible secondary battery: A flexible secondary battery includes an electrode stack structure. The electrode stack structure includes a first electrode layer including a first metal current collector, a second electrode layer including a second metal current collector, an isolation layer between the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer, connection tabs respectively... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140079980 - Thin battery separators and methods: In accordance with at least selected aspects, objects or embodiments, optimized, novel or improved membranes, battery separators, batteries, and/or systems and/or related methods of manufacture, use and/or optimization are provided. In accordance with at least selected embodiments, the present invention is related to novel or improved battery separators that prevent... Agent: Celgard, LLC

20140079981 - Device and method for electrochemical device electrical interconnection: An electrochemical energy device includes a device housing and a pass-through connector extending through a wall of the device housing. The pass-through connector may include an electrically insulating connector housing having a quick connect feature and an electrically conductive pin located in the connector housing.... Agent: Aquion Energy Inc.

20140079982 - Cover for an electro-chemical device: A cell contacting system for an electro-chemical device is provided, which has a reduced weight and yet a high security against damage. The electro-chemical device includes a plurality of electro-chemical cells, a cover which includes a carrier element, on which there is arranged at least one cell connector for the... Agent: Elringklinger Ag

20140079983 - Battery: According to one embodiment, a battery includes an electrode group, at least one positive electrode current collector tab, at least one negative electrode current collector tab, and a case. The case includes a case portion and an edge portion. The edge portion includes a heat sealed part configured to seal... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140079984 - Non-aqueous secondary battery, mounted unit, and method for manufacturing non-aqueous secondary battery: A non-aqueous secondary battery includes: a positive-electrode collector layer; a positive-electrode layer formed on one surface of the positive-electrode collector layer; a negative-electrode collector layer; a negative-electrode layer formed on one surface of the negative-electrode collector layer so as to be opposed to the positive-electrode layer; a separator provided between... Agent:

20140079985 - Battery and assembly method: An example includes a method including forming a battery electrode by disposing an active material coating onto a silicon substrate, assembling the battery electrode into a stack of battery electrodes, the battery electrode separated from other battery electrodes by a separator, disposing the stack in a housing, filling the interior... Agent: Gridtential Energy, Inc.

20140079986 - Electrolyte for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including same:

20140079987 - Nonaqueous electrolyte solution and lithium ion battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte and a lithium ion battery with reduced temporal variations in battery characteristics from initial values are provided. A mixed solution is prepared by dissolving a lithium salt such as LiPF6 in a nonaqueous solvent such as ethylene carbonate. Allylboronate ester and siloxane are mixed with the mixed... Agent: Shin-kobe Electric Machinery Co., Ltd.

20140079988 - Electrolyte for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: An electrolyte for a rechargeable lithium battery includes: an alkyl acrylate additive having a C4 to C15 alkyl group; fluoroethylene carbonate; a polymerizable component and a polymerization initiator; a lithium salt; and an organic solvent.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140079989 - Lithium-sulfur battery with performance enhanced additives: A battery includes an anode containing a lithium material, a cathode containing sulfur and a porous conducting medium, and an electrolyte, wherein the electrolyte contains an additive selected from the group consisting of an organic surfactant additive, an inorganic additive, and a mixture thereof. The organic surfactant additive may be... Agent: Eaglepicher Technologies, LLC

20140079990 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery: The present invention provides a nonaqueous electrolyte battery having a high charge-discharge efficiency. The nonaqueous electrolyte battery of the present invention is a nonaqueous electrolyte battery including a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte, the positive electrode active material contains a... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140079991 - Lithium battery: Provided is a lithium battery including: a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an organic electrolytic solution, wherein the negative electrode has a metal/metalloid nanostructure, and the organic electrolytic solution includes a lithium sulfonimide-based compound.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140079992 - Bipolar all-solid-state battery: Provided is a bipolar all-solid-state battery capable of preventing breakage of a current collector of a bipolar electrode to suitably prevent a short circuit from occurring, and a method for producing the above-mentioned bipolar all-solid-state battery. The bipolar all-solid-state battery includes: a bipolar electrode having a current collector and an... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140079993 - Composite anode active material, anode and lithium battery including the same, and method of preparing composite anode active material: In an aspect, a composite anode active material including particles, wherein the particles include: a first carbonaceous material that is substantially crystalline and includes at least one carbon nano-sheet; a non-carbonaceous material capable of intercalating and deintercalating lithium; and a second carbonaceous material that binds the first carbonaceous material and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140079995 - Composite particles for lithium secondary battery positive electrodes, method for producing composite particles for lithium secondary battery positive electrodes, method for producing positive electrode for lithium secondary batteries, positive electrode: a coated active material particle and a binder, wherein the coated active material particle includes a positive electrode active material particle and a coating material that coats a surface of the positive electrode active material particle, and the coating material contains a coating polymer having a specific SP value and... Agent: Zeon Corporation

20140079994 - Release system for electrochemical cells: Electrochemical cells, and more specifically, release systems for the fabrication of electrochemical cells are described. In particular, release layer arrangements, assemblies, methods and compositions that facilitate the fabrication of electrochemical cell components, such as electrodes, are presented. In some embodiments, methods of fabricating an electrode involve the use of a... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20140079996 - Method for improving environmental stability of cathode materials for lithium batteries: A method for improving the environmental stability of cathode materials used in lithium-based batteries. Most currently used cathode active materials are acutely sensitive to environmental conditions, e.g. leading to moisture and CO.sub.2 pickup, that cause problems for material handling especially during electrode preparation and to gassing during charge and discharge... Agent: Tiax LLC

20140079997 - Anodes of li-ion batteries: The use of a methylated amorphous silicon alloy as the active material in an anode of Li-ion battery is described. Lithium storage batteries and anodes manufactured using the material, as well as a method for manufacturing the electrodes by low-power PECVD are also described.... Agent: Centre De Recherche En Technologie Des Dz Dz Semi-conducteurs Pour L'energet

20140079999 - Cathode material: The present invention provides a cathode material that can achieve a high energy density and excellent instantaneous output characteristics in lithium ion secondary batteries. The cathode material is used in a lithium ion secondary battery 1, and contains FeF3 and carbon-coated LiFePO4 as cathode active materials.... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140079998 - Positive electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: Provided is a positive electrode active material capable of obtaining high capacity density and also capable of obtaining sufficient charge-discharge characteristics in a region which involves high current density, when the positive electrode active material is used in a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery. The positive electrode active material for the... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140080001 - Lithium secondary battery of high energy density with improved energy property: Disclosed is a high energy density lithium secondary battery including: a cathode including, as cathode active materials, a first cathode active material represented by Formula 1 below and having a layered structure and a second cathode active material represented by Formula 2 below and having a spinel structure, wherein the... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140080000 - Lithium secondary battery of high power property with improved high power density: Disclosed is a high-output lithium secondary battery including: a cathode that includes, as cathode active materials, a first cathode active material represented by Formula 1 below and having a layered structure and a second cathode active material represented by Formula 2 below and having a spinel structure, wherein the amount... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140080002 - Lithium secondary battery of high power property with improved high power density: Disclosed is a high-output lithium secondary battery including: a cathode including a cathode active material having an average particle diameter (with respect to capacity) of 0.03 to 0.1 μm/mAh and a layered structure; an anode including crystalline graphite and amorphous carbon as anode active materials, wherein the amount of the... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140080003 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery of the present invention includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode contains a positive electrode active material composed of a lithium-containing transition metal oxide having a layered... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140080004 - Carbonaceous material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery negative electrode: The object can be solved by a carbonaceous material for a negative electrode of non-aqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, characterized in that an average (002) interlayer spacing d002 determined by X-ray diffractometry is 0.365 to 0.400 nm, a specific surface area determined by a BET method is 1 to 7 m2/g,... Agent: Kureha Corporation

20140080005 - Secondary battery and method for producing secondary battery: A secondary battery is provided with a negative electrode sheet including a negative active material layer including negative active material particles. The negative active layer contains, as the negative active material particles, graphite particles formed from graphite and amorphous carbon particles formed from amorphous carbon. The difference (ΔS)(=Sb−Sa) in specific... Agent:

20140080006 - All-solid lithium ion secondary battery: To provide an all-solid lithium ion secondary battery having a high voltage, a small internal resistance, and a discharge capacity close to a theoretical capacity and being able to be produced at low cost, and therefore, even in the case of collective sintering, generation of an inactive material due to... Agent: Ohara Inc.

20140080007 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The present application provides a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery that includes, a cathode capable of being electrochemically doped/dedoped with lithium, an anode capable of being electrochemically doped/dedoped with lithium, and an electrolyte placed between the cathode and the anode, wherein the electrolyte contains at least one of fluoro ethylene carbonate... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140080008 - Electrolyte for a battery: Use of an electrolyte for an electrochemical cell and a method for manufacturing an electrochemical cell comprising such an electrolyte. The electrolyte comprises at least one conductive salt comprising lithium ions, at least one solvent and at least one wetting agent. The electrochemical cell comprises at least one anode, at... Agent: Leclanche' Sa

20140080009 - Lithium sulfide compositions for battery electrolyte and battery electrode coatings: Method of forming lithium-containing electrolytes are provided using wet chemical synthesis. In some examples, the lithium containing electrolytes are composed of β-Li3PS4 or Li4P2S7. The solid electrolyte may be a core shell material. In one embodiment, the core shell material includes a core of lithium sulfide (Li2S), a first shell... Agent: Ut-battelle, LLC

20140080010 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The present invention is a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a positive electrode and a non-aqueous electrolyte containing a non-aqueous solvent, the non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery characterized in that the non-aqueous solvent includes 30 to 70 vol % ethylene carbonate at 25° C. and 1 atm, the non-aqueous electrolyte includes... Agent:

20140080011 - Manufacturing method for catalyst electrode, catalyst electrode manufactured by means of method, and battery comprising same: The catalytic electrode of the present invention does not cause mass transfer resistance, unlike conventional catalytic electrodes coated with Nafion or the like, and thus can achieve significantly high electron transfer efficiency. Accordingly, the catalytic electrode can have high power density, and thus has excellent physical properties.... Agent: Korea University Research And Business Foundation

20140080012 - Electrolyte for metal-air battery and metal-air battery: An electrolyte for a metal-air battery that contains 10 to 80% by mass of methyl difluoroacetate.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140080013 - Metal-air battery: A metal-air battery is disclosed. The battery includes a sodium anode and an air cathode. The battery further includes a solid electrolyte. The sodium anode may be a molten sodium anode, and the solid electrolyte may be a beta alumina solid electrolyte. The battery has an operating temperature between 100°... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20140080015 - Method for making anion electrolyte membrane: In a method for making an anion electrolyte membrane, an inorganic nano-powder is uniformly dispersed in an organic solvent to form a mixture. A fluorinated poly(aryl ether) ionomer is dissolved in the mixture to form a first solution. An active component is further dissolved in the first solution to form... Agent: Tsinghua University

20140080014 - Power generation method using a fuel cell having a stabilized cathode catalyst: A method of generating electrical power includes flowing hydrogen across an anode, splitting the hydrogen into protons and electrons using a catalyst attached to the anode, directing the electrons to a circuit to produce electrical power, flowing oxygen across a cathode, splitting the oxygen molecules into oxygen atoms using a... Agent: Utc Power Corporation

20140080016 - Devices, systems, and methods for variable flow rate fuel ejection: Devices, systems, and methods for variable flow rate fuel ejection are disclosed. A variable flow rate ejector comprises primary and secondary inlets, primary and secondary nozzles, and a needle. The primary nozzle is connected to receive a first fluid from the first inlet chamber and transmit the first fluid through... Agent:

20140080017 - 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:

20140080018 - Fuel cell system and method of controlling the fuel cell system: A fuel gas supply apparatus of a fuel cell system includes a pressure reducing valve, an interruption valve, and an injector in a hydrogen supply channel. A controller of the fuel cell system includes a drive cycle setting unit for setting the drive cycle of the injector based on a... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140080019 - Monoclinic sr1-xaxsi1-ygeyo3-0.5x, wherein a is k or na, oxide ion conductor: The disclosure provides a material with the general formula Sr1-xAxSi1-yGeyO3-0.5x, wherein A is K or Na, including mixtures thereof, and wherein 0≦y≦1 and 0≦x≦0.4. In a specific embodiment, 0≦y≦0.5. In another specific embodiment, 0≦y≦0.1 and 0≦x≦0.4. In another specific embodiment 0.9≦y≦1 and 0≦x≦0.25. The material may be a single-phase polycrystalline... Agent: Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System

20140080020 - Solid oxide fuel cell: A power generator includes a hydrogen generator that generates hydrogen in response to water vapor. A solid oxide fuel cell is coupled to the hydrogen generator for receiving hydrogen and is coupled to a source of oxygen.... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20140080021 - Fuel cell module: A fuel cell module includes a fuel cell stack, a partial oxidation reformer for reforming a mixed gas of a raw fuel and an oxygen-containing gas, an exhaust gas combustor for combusting a fuel exhaust gas and an oxygen-containing exhaust gas discharged from the fuel cell stack thereby to produce... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140080022 - Apparatus and method for managing fuel cell vehicle system: Provided are an apparatus and a method for managing a fuel cell vehicle system, and more particularly, an apparatus and a method for managing a fuel cell vehicle system capable of optimally maintaining a driving method based on environmental information and product information.... Agent: Korea Institute Of Energy Research

20140080023 - Apparatus and method for managing stationary fuel cell system: Provided are an apparatus and a method for managing a stationary fuel cell system, and more particularly, an apparatus and a method for managing a stationary fuel cell system capable of optimally maintaining a driving method based on environmental information and product information.... Agent: Korea Institute Of Energy Research

20140080024 - Electric power supply system: There are provided: a power supply provided with a fuel cell; a fuel cell vehicle; an inverter device capable of supplying electric power that is supplied from the fuel cell to an external load; a radiator; a radiator fan; a dryness detection device that detects a dry condition of the... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140080025 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell, a control valve and a controller. The fuel cell is configured to receive anode gas and cathode gas to generate electric power. The control valve is configured to control pressure of the anode gas being fed to the fuel cell through an... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20140080026 - Energy storage and supply system and direct fuel cell based on organic liquid hydrogen storage materials: A direct Fuel Cell is based on organic liquid hydrogen storage materials, and includes a fuel cell unit connected to load through AC/DC convert circuit. The outlet and inlet of hydrogen storage materials on the fuel cell unit is connected to hydrogen storage tank through hydrogen storage output pipe and... Agent: China University Of Geosciences (wuhan)

20140080027 - Fuel cell comprising manifolds having individual injector seals: A fuel cell battery comprises stacked cells, comprising a superposition of plates, called bipolar plates, between which assemblies comprising both an electrolytic membrane and an electrode on each side of the membrane are placed. The plates are provided, on their periphery, with apertures serving to deliver reactive gases, and with... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20140080028 - Fuel cell devices: A fuel cell module may include a membrane electrode assembly two gas diffusion layers, two current collectors, two sealing members, and a fluid flow plate assembly. The membrane electrode assembly may include at least one membrane for fuel cell reactions, and the two gas diffusion layers may be respectively coupled... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20140080029 - Solid oxide fuel cell, fuel cell stack system, fuel cell module, and fuel cell system: A solid oxide fuel cell having an electric power generating element unit that is configured by sandwiching a solid electrolyte layer between a fuel electrode layer and an oxygen electrode layer with a pore that is present in the solid electrolyte layer and is covered with a sealing material. In... Agent:

20140080030 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly interposed between a cathode-side separator and an anode-side separator. A first gas diffusion layer included in a cathode is designed to have a planar size larger than a planar size of a second gas diffusion layer included in an anode. The anode-side... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140080032 - Conductive mesh supported electrode for fuel cell: Electrically conductive meshes with pore sizes between about 20 and 3000 nanometers and with appropriately selected strand geometry can be used as engineered supports in electrodes to provide for improved performance in solid polymer electrolyte fuel cells. Suitable electrode geometries have essentially straight, parallel pores of engineered size. When used... Agent: Daimler Ag

20140080031 - Dual layered eptfe polyelectrolyte membranes: A supported membrane for fuel cell applications includes a first expanded polytetrafluoroethylene support and a second expanded polytetrafluoroethylene support. Both the first and second expanded polytetrafluoroethylene supports independently have pores with a diameter from about 0.1 to about 1 microns and a thickness from about 4 to 12 microns. The... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140080033 - Solid oxide fuel cell and method for producing the same: An object of the present invention is to provide a fuel cell preventing formation of a diffusion layer containing Ca and other elements, and having an excellent power generation performance at low temperature by preventing breakdown of a crystal structure of an electrolyte by firing. Disclosed is a solid oxide... Agent: Toto Ltd.

20140080034 - Solid oxide fuel cell and method for producing the same: An object of the present invention is to provide a fuel cell preventing formation of a diffusion layer containing Ca and other elements, and having an excellent power generation performance at low temperature by preventing breakdown of a crystal structure of an electrolyte by firing. Disclosed is a solid oxide... Agent: Toto Ltd.

20140080035 - Electrochemical energy storage systems and methods featuring high open circuit potential: The invention concerns flow batteries comprising: a first aqueous electrolyte comprising a first redox active material; a second aqueous electrolyte comprising a second redox active material; a first electrode in contact with the first aqueous electrolyte; a second electrode in contact with the second aqueous electrolyte and a separator disposed... Agent: Sun Catalytix Corporation

20140080036 - Vehicle component and component assembly comprising elastic averaging features: An assembly for a vehicle includes a first member including a plurality of elastically deformable locating protrusions extending outward, and a second member defining a cavity extending inward and including a plurality of elastically deformable compression features disposed within the cavity. The locating protrusions of the first member are disposed... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140080037 - Electrode for fuel cell and fuel cell including the same: An electrode for a fuel cell including a gas diffusion layer, and a catalyst layer bound to at least one surface of the gas diffusion layer and including a catalyst and a binder; and a fuel cell including the electrode.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140080038 - Photocatalytic methods for preparation of electrocatalyst materials: The invention relates to methods of preparing metal particles on a support material, including platinum-containing nanoparticles on a carbon support. Such materials can be used as electrocatalysts, for example as improved electrocatalysts in proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEM-FCs).... Agent: Toyota Motor Corporation

20140080039 - Sulfonated silica-based electrode materials useful in fuel cells: Sulfonated silane ionomeric materials useful in electrodes of e.g., membrane electrode assemblies (MEA) of fuel cells can improve cell performance. MEAs prepared with CCE cathode catalyst layers and standard ELAT anode layers over a period of several start-stop cycles, as well as at multiple relative humidities were studied. The MEA... Agent: University Of Ontario Institute Of Technology

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