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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process

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05/21/2015 > 118 patent applications in 78 patent subcategories.

20150140359 - Negative active material and negative electrode and lithium battery containing the material, and method of manufacturing the same: In an aspect, a negative active material, a negative electrode and a lithium battery including the negative active material, and a method of manufacturing the negative active material is provided. The negative active material includes a silicon-based active material substrate; a metal oxide nanoparticle disposed on a surface of the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20150140364 - Battery case: A battery case is disclosed. In one aspect, the battery case includes a front case and an attaching/detaching mechanism. The front case includes a first surface corresponding to a front end portion of a battery module placed in parallel to a bottom surface thereof, and a first flange portion extending... Agent:

20150140362 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes at least one battery cell, a protection circuit module electrically connected to the at least one battery cell, and a frame including the at least one battery cell and the protection circuit module. The battery pack also includes a label adjacent to the at least one... Agent:

20150140363 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a plurality of bare cells, a protection device on the plurality of bare cells, a connecting tab configured to electrically couple the bare cells to the protection device, and a protective circuit module positioned on the bare cells. The protective circuit module has a plurality of... Agent:

20150140360 - Compositions, layerings, electrodes and methods for making: There is a cell comprising an article comprising a hydrocarbon ionomer. The article may be any element in the cell, such as an interior wall, or a modification to an element, such as a film, a membrane, and a coating. The hydrocarbon ionomer is any polymer with ionic functionality, and... Agent:

20150140361 - Method for producing a non-aqueous secondary battery: A non-aqueous secondary battery production method is provided. The method comprises constructing a preconditioning cell that comprises a positive electrode comprising a positive electrode active material, a preconditioning electrolyte solution comprising a supporting salt and a fluorine-containing non-ionic compound, and a preconditioning negative electrode (step S110); of carrying out a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20150140365 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a compressor provided in a cathode gas supply passage configured to feed the cathode gas under pressure to the fuel cell, a bypass passage configured to discharge the cathode gas fed under pressure by the compressor to a cathode gas discharge passage while bypassing the... Agent:

20150140367 - Battery module: According to one embodiment, a battery module includes, battery cells including an electrode group including an anode, a cathode, and a separator interposed between the anode and the cathode, a terminal electrically connected to the electrode group, and a packaging member which contains the electrode group and through which the... Agent:

20150140366 - Vehicle battery pack, a system for cooling a battery pack and a cooling plate for use in the system: A system for controlling the temperature of a rechargeable electric battery pack for a vehicle. The battery pack comprises a plurality of rechargeable electrochemical storage cells disposed in rows of one or more cells each. The system comprises two heat exchanger plates for each of said rows of one or... Agent:

20150140369 - Battery module: The case housing a plurality of cells is divided, by a circuit board provided at the same sides of the cells, into a housing space housing the cells and an exhaust duct for releasing a gas from the vents of the cells to outside the case. The vents of the... Agent:

20150140370 - Prismatic secondary battery: A prismatic secondary battery 10 includes a prismatic hollow outer body having a mouth and a bottom and storing an electrode assembly, a positive electrode collector, a negative electrode collector, and an electrolyte, a sealing plate 20 sealing up the mouth of the prismatic hollow outer body, and a positive... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20150140368 - Sealed battery: A sealed battery includes an electrode body; a battery case housing the electrode body and having an open surface; a lid member closing the case; a liquid inlet formed penetrating through the lid member; and a sealing member. The sealing member has: a metal sealing plate welded to the lid... Agent:

20150140371 - Curved battery container: A curved container for electrochemical battery cells manufactured with an open side into which the battery cells are placed along with a resilient structure such that when the lid is placed on the container and attached/sealed, the battery cells are sealed in the container and preloaded against the large top... Agent:

20150140372 - Hermetically-sealed battery: A hermetically-sealed battery including a case body made of a metal, power generation elements housed in the case body, and a lid plate made of a metal. The case has an opening. The lid plate is fitted into the opening of the case body. The lid plate has a periphery... Agent:

20150140374 - Battery state control circuit, battery state control apparatus, and battery pack: A battery state control circuit is provided for use in a battery pack including a plurality of battery units connected in series, and a plurality of coils connected in parallel with the plurality of battery units respectively. The battery state control circuit includes one or more switching elements each connected... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20150140373 - Secondary battery module: A secondary battery module includes a plurality of secondary battery units each including at least one secondary battery, each secondary battery including an electrode assembly, a case accommodating the electrode assembly, and first and second electrode terminals electrically connected to the electrode assembly, wherein for at least the first secondary... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20150140375 - Battery pack: Provided is a battery pack, and more particularly, a battery pack capable of preventing degradation of performance at a low temperature by allowing a portion of air exhausted through an exhaust port to be introduced into an inhalation port to optimize a temperature of external air introduced into a cell... Agent: Sk Innovation Co., Lt.d

20150140376 - Bipolar battery assembly: The invention relates to an article comprising; a) one or more stacks of battery plates comprising one or more bipolar plates; b) located between each plate is a separator and a liquid electrolyte; further comprising one of more of the features: 1) c) the one or more stacks of battery... Agent:

20150140377 - Battery structures: Battery structures are formed such that the use of wires and soldering is eliminated or reduced. The battery plates can be infused down their anode and the cathode edges with an electrically conductive epoxy or sealant that connects said plates to each other and takes the place of traditional copper... Agent:

20150140380 - Battery module equipped with sensing modules having improved coupling structure: According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a cost and time taken to manufacture the battery module may reduce by simplifying a connection structure of the plurality of battery cells, and simplifying a coupling structure between the battery cell and the sensing module installed to sense the voltage of... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20150140378 - Molten salt battery and power supply system: A material design of a molten salt battery which is suitable for a temperature range in which the battery is used is shown, and a molten salt battery applicable even under a severe environment where vibrations are given is provided. In the molten salt battery according to the present invention,... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20150140379 - System and method for identifying batteries: Various embodiments of a system and method for identifying a battery are generally described. In some embodiments, the battery identification system comprises a battery with a portion of exposed can and electrodes configured to measure an electrical property of the battery. In some embodiments, the measured electrical property is the... Agent:

20150140383 - Anode for secondary battery and secondary battery having the same: The present invention relates to an anode for a secondary battery, comprising at least two anode wires which are parallel to each other and spirally twisted, each of the anode wires having an anode active material layer coated on the surface of a wire-type current collector; and a secondary battery... Agent:

20150140382 - Electric storage device and electric storage device module: An electric storage device includes an electrode assembly including a winding core and electrodes, and a case. The case and the winding core each have a rigidity satisfying 0.01≦P2/P1≦100, where P2/P1 is a ratio of a first pressure P1 applied to a first part as a specific part of the... Agent:

20150140381 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery with improved safety and increased capacity of a cell including: an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first and second electrodes; a case comprising an opening configured to receive the electrode assembly; a cap assembly coupled to the sides... Agent:

20150140384 - Cordless power tool batteries: In at least one illustrative embodiment, a cordless power tool battery may comprise a housing, a power storage unit, a first release button, and a second release button. The housing may have a first side wall and a second side wall spaced apart from the first side wall. The first... Agent:

20150140385 - Surgical tool: A battery pack for a use with a powered surgical tool. The battery pack may include a housing with an outer wall and opposing first and second ends. The housing may include an elongated shape that extends between the first and second ends. A first member may extend across the... Agent:

20150140386 - Battery pack, holster, and extendible processing and interface platform for mobile devices: Embodiments of this disclosure relate to battery packs and/or holsters and, more particular, to an external battery pack and/or holster for mobile electronic devices.... Agent:

20150140387 - Degradable implantable battery: A biodegradable battery is provided. The battery includes an anode comprising a material including an inner surface and an outer surface, wherein electrochemical oxidation of the anode material results in the formation of a reaction product that is substantially non-toxic and a cathode comprising a material including an inner surface... Agent:

20150140388 - Battery module: A battery module of includes a plurality of cells, a cooling plate, and a channel part formed in the cooling plate. The channel part includes a first channel part extending in an arrangement direction of the plurality of cells, a second channel part extending in parallel to the first channel... Agent: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

20150140389 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a heat-resistant layer disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The positive electrode of this secondary battery contains a positive electrode active substance having a hollow structure, which has a shell portion and a hollow... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20150140390 - Apparatus for preventing overcharge of battery: The present invention relates to an apparatus for preventing overcharge of a battery, and more particularly, to an apparatus for preventing overcharge of a battery, which interrupts power of the battery by inducing a fracture of a busbar to prevent overcharge and to this end, provided is an apparatus for... Agent: Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd.

20150140392 - Bus bar module: A bus bar module includes an output terminal that has a male screw, a tab for preventing a wiring terminal from being rotated subserviently, and a terminal connecting portion with which a terminal of a battery element in a battery pack is connected, and a module main body from which... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20150140391 - Busbar for assembled battery and assembled battery: According to one embodiment, a connecting busbar includes a pair of first connecting portions provided on first end portions, a pair of second connecting portions provided on second end portions, and a coupling portion that couples the first end portions and the second end portions. Each of the first connecting... Agent:

20150140393 - Secondary battery connecting structure and secondary battery apparatus comprising the same: According to one embodiment, a battery connection structure for connecting a cylindrical electrode terminal provided on a battery cell, includes a connection member formed of conductive material, which integrally includes a connection part and a cylindrical engagement part extending from the connection part and to be engaged in an inner... Agent:

20150140394 - Battery: A battery includes a first conductive substrate portion having a first face, and a second conductive substrate portion having a second face opposed to the first face. Each of the first and second faces has a perimeter portion and an interior portion inside the perimeter portion. A first electrode material... Agent:

20150140395 - Electrolyte for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including same: An electrolyte for a rechargeable lithium battery includes a lithium salt, a non-aqueous organic solvent, and an additive, where the additive includes a compound represented by Chemical Formula 1. A rechargeable lithium battery including the electrolyte includes a positive electrode including a positive active material, a negative electrode including a... Agent:

20150140399 - Cable-type secondary battery: A cable-type secondary battery, includes an electrode assembly including first and second polarity electrodes with a thin and long shape, each electrode having a current collector whose cross-section perpendicular to its longitudinal direction is a circular, asymmetrical oval or polygonal shape, and an electrode active material applied onto the surface... Agent:

20150140397 - Multilayer film, exterior material for secondary battery, secondary battery, and electronic device: A novel multilayer film, a multilayer film suitable for an exterior material for a secondary battery, or a multilayer film that can be favorably used for a secondary battery suitable for a portable information terminal is provided. At least a metal layer and a resin layer are stacked as the... Agent:

20150140398 - Nonaqueous secondary battery: To provide a novel structure of a separator in a secondary battery. A nonaquesous secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, an electrolyte solution, a first separator, and a second separator. The first separator and the second separator are provided between the positive electrode and the negative electrode.... Agent:

20150140396 - Power storage unit and electronic device: One or each of a positive electrode and a negative electrode is covered by a bag-like insulating material. When bending is performed, the bag-like insulating material and an active material slide against each other, whereby lithium deposited on a surface of the active material can be removed. A power storage... Agent:

20150140400 - Power storage unit and electronic device including the same: A short-circuit between a positive electrode and a negative electrode due to a deposit on an electrode plate is prevented in a power storage unit such as a lithium-ion secondary battery. An electrode plate is covered by a folded insulating sheet. Bonding is performed on facing edges of the sheet... Agent:

20150140401 - Electricity storage device: A rechargeable battery includes positive and negative electrodes and first and second separator portions. The positive electrode includes a positive metal foil and a positive active material layer. A positive active material-free portion is formed on a first end of the positive electrode. The positive active material layer extends to... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20150140403 - Separator for lithium battery, lithium battery including the same, and method of manufacturing the lithium battery: A separator for a lithium battery includes a porous coating layer disposed on a surface of a porous base, and a first adhesive layer including a plurality of dots disposed at intervals at a surface of the porous coating layer, the plurality of dots of the first adhesive layer penetrating... Agent:

20150140402 - Separator, lithium battery including the same, method of manufacturing the separator, and method of manufacturing the lithium battery: A separator includes an organic-inorganic hybrid coating layer on at least one surface of a porous base and a pattern coating layer on a surface of the organic-inorganic hybrid coating layer. The pattern coating layer includes patterns having an average diameter of 0.1 mm or less that are regularly spaced... Agent:

20150140404 - Porous separator coated with organic/inorganic complex using aqueous coating solution, method for manufacturing same, and electrochemical device using same: There is provided a separator used in an electrochemical device and more particularly, to a porous separator in which an organic/inorganic complex coating layer is applied to a porous substrate, a method for preparing the same, and an electrochemical device using the same.... Agent: Samsung Total Petrochemicals Co., Ltd.

20150140405 - Electricity storage module: An electricity storage module includes a plurality of electricity storage cells, a plurality of holders, first and second end plates, and a fastening frame. The plurality of holders are stacked in a stacking direction together with the plurality of electricity storage cells to provide a stack. The fastening frame is... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20150140407 - Battery bundle: A battery bundle includes a first battery having a first outer surface with a first graphic, a second battery substantially identical to the first battery in all respects except that the second battery has a second outer surface with a second graphic distinct from the first graphic and a packaging... Agent:

20150140406 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells, an end plate, and bush members. The plurality of battery cells are arranged along a direction. The end plate is adjacent to an outermost battery cell among the plurality of battery cells. The bush members are at respective sides of the... Agent:

20150140409 - Electricity storage module and electricity storage cell: An electricity storage module includes electricity storage cells. The electricity storage cells are stacked together and each have a positive terminal and a negative terminal. The electricity storage cells include a first electricity storage cell and a second electricity storage cell adjacent to the first electricity storage cell. The positive... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20150140408 - Power storage module and fixing structure of power storage module: A power storage module that has a plurality of power storage cells stacked in a stacking direction, a pair of insulating end power storage cell holders superimposed at opposite ends in the stacking direction, and a pair of end plates superimposed at opposite ends in the stacking direction of the... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20150140410 - Rechargeable battery having fuse: A rechargeable battery includes: a plurality of electrode assemblies each including first and second electrodes; a case accommodating the electrode assemblies; a cap assembly coupled to the case and including a terminal; and a first current collector coupling the terminal with the first electrodes of the electrode assemblies. The first... Agent:

20150140411 - Battery cell coatings: A battery system includes a polyurea coating applied to a metal casing of a battery cell, wherein the polyurea coating is formed from a reaction mixture of an isocyanate component with ceramic particles, and an amine component with ceramic particles. The ceramic particle-filled polyurea coating exhibits a suitable thermal conductivity... Agent: The Bergquist Company

20150140413 - Rectangular battery and method of manufacturing rectangular battery: A battery case of a rectangular battery has a main body member that has the shape of a bottomed rectangular tube, and a lid member that has the shape of a rectangular plate. The main body member has a rectangular opening portion that is constituted of opening long side portions,... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20150140412 - Soft-packaged lithium-ion battery: A soft-packaged lithium-ion battery includes: a battery cell, a package used for accommodating the battery cell and an electrolyte filled into the package, wherein the bottom and/or top of the battery cell are/is provided with a porous material layer. Compared with conventional art, the disclosure can realize a buffer function... Agent: Dongguan Amperex Technology Limited

20150140415 - Battery sealing member: A battery sealing member: has a power generating element, a case body member, a case lid member, and an electrode terminal member having an insert-through part inserted in a through-hole provided in the case lid member. The electrode terminal member is electrically connected to the power generating element. The battery... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20150140416 - Rechargeable battery: An exemplary embodiment provides a rechargeable battery maintaining a bent state of a case by minimizing a deformation of the case of the bent state. A rechargeable battery according to an exemplary embodiment includes an electrode assembly; a case receiving the electrode assembly; a cap plate sealing an opening of... Agent:

20150140417 - Sealed battery: To obtain a configuration in which an insulator arranged between a lid plate and a terminal is not damaged by heat generated during welding in a sealed battery including a battery case obtained by welding an outer peripheral edge portion of a lid plate to an opening portion of an... Agent: Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

20150140414 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including a case, at least one electrode assembly housed in the case, and a cap plate coupled to the case includes a terminal protruding through the cap plate, a collector between the cap plate and the electrode assembly electrically coupling the terminal and the electrode assembly, and... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20150140418 - Battery design and method of assembly: A monoblock battery assembly including an electrode assembly having at least one positive electrode, at least one negative electrode, one or more insulative sheets between the at least one positive electrode and the at least one negative electrode, and an outermost insulative layer which substantially encases the at least one... Agent: Saft Groupe Sa

20150140419 - Battery design with bussing integral to battery assembly: A Lithium-Ion monoblock battery assembly including a housing having a cavity for receiving an electrode assembly. Also including a cover sealingly attached to the housing, and a bussing integrally molded with at least one of the housing and the cover.... Agent: Saft Groupe Sa

20150140420 - Method for manufacturing carbon-sulfur composite, carbon-sulfur composite manufactured thereby, and electrochemical device including the same: The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing a carbon-sulfur composite, a carbon-sulfur composite manufactured by the method, and an electrochemical device including the same. Since the carbon-sulfur composite manufactured by the carbon-sulfur composite manufacturing method of the present invention includes the hollow carbon ball having the inner hollow... Agent: Iucf-hyu (inustry-university Cooperation Foundatio Hanyang University

20150140421 - Secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, and electric power storage system: where X is one of a divalent chain hydrocarbon group, a divalent fluorinated chain hydrocarbon group, and nothing; Y is one of a cyano group (—C≡N) and an isocyano group (—N+≡C—); R is one of a monovalent fluorinated chain hydrocarbon group and a monovalent fluorinated cyclic hydrocarbon group; and x... Agent:

20150140422 - Mixed electrolytes for hybrid magnesium-alkali metal ion batteries: Embodiments of an electrolyte for a hybrid magnesium-alkali metal ion battery are disclosed. The electrolyte includes a magnesium salt, a Lewis acid, and an alkali metal salt. Embodiments of battery systems including the electrolyte also are disclosed.... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20150140423 - Composite particle: A composite particle for inclusion in a composite material of the sort used in electrochemical cells, metal ion batteries such as lithium-ion batteries, lithium air batteries, flow cell batteries, other energy storage devices such as fuel cells, thermal batteries, photovoltaic devices such as solar cells, filters and the like is... Agent: Nexeon Limited

20150140424 - Active electrode material composition, electrode and lithium-ion secondary battery: Provided are an active electrode material composition for a lithium-ion secondary battery, an electrode for a lithium-ion secondary battery, and a lithium-ion secondary battery using the active electrode material composition. The active electrode material composition includes an active electrode material and a binder. The binder is characterized by existing in... Agent:

20150140425 - Cathode material composition and methods of preparing and applying: A cathode material comprising an active material, a carbon material, a binder polymer, a lithium salt, and a solvent. The cathode material has a viscosity in the range from about from about 3.0 to about 30.0 cP such that the cathode material can be applied to a surface using an... Agent:

20150140426 - Method for preparing silicon-based negative electrode active material, negative electrode active material for lithium secondary battery, and lithium secondary battery containing same: The present invention relates to a method for preparing a silicon-based negative electrode active material, a negative electrode active material for a lithium secondary battery, and a lithium secondary battery comprising the same. More particularly, the method for preparing the silicon-based negative electrode active material comprises: preparing a porous silica... Agent: Sejin Innotech Co., Ltd

20150140427 - Nanoporous silicon network thin films as anodes for lithium ion batteries: Various embodiments of the invention describe nanoporous silicon (Si) network thin films with controllable porosity and thickness that are fabricated by a robust and scalable electrochemical process, and then released from Si wafers and transferred to flexible and conductive substrates. These nanoporous Si network thin films serve as high performance... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California

20150140428 - Electrode material, electrode, and lithium ion battery: An electrode material having excellent electron conductivity, load characteristics, and cycle characteristics is provided. The electrode material includes an electrode active material represented by LixFeyAzBO4 (here, A represents either or both selected from a group consisting of Mn and Co, B represents one or more selected from a group consisting... Agent:

20150140429 - Power storage device: A power storage device a positive electrode including a positive electrode active material layer and a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material layer. The positive electrode active material layer includes a plurality of particles of x[Li2MnO3]-(1−x)[LiCo1/3Mn1/3Ni1/3O2] (obtained by assigning 0.5 to x, for example) which is a positive... Agent:

20150140430 - Lead-acid battery: A lead-acid battery of the present invention includes electrode plate units, each including a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode plate, and a separator. The positive electrode plate is a positive electrode grid filled with paste including powder of lead oxide as a main component. The negative electrode plate is... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20150140433 - Battery active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack: A battery active material of the present embodiment includes a first active material and a second active material. The first active material contains a neutral or acidic active material substrate formed of a titanium oxide or a titanate compound, and an inorganic compound layer covering a surface of the active... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20150140431 - Method for producing positive electrode active material for nonaqueous secondary batteries, positive electrode for nonaqueous secondary batteries, and nonaqueous secondary battery: A method for producing a positive electrode active material for nonaqueous secondary batteries, the positive electrode active material using a polyanionic active material. The method includes the steps of mixing raw materials of the positive electrode active material with each other, pre-calcining the mixed raw materials in an oxidizing atmosphere... Agent:

20150140432 - Nonaqueous-solvent based electronic storage device: To provide an electric storage device that has excellent charging characteristics, particularly at a low temperature. Provided is a nonaqueous solvent-based electric storage device containing as positive electrode active materials, at least one of a lithium nickel aluminum complex oxides and a spinel-type lithium manganese oxide active material having LiMn2O4... Agent:

20150140434 - Negative electrode active material layer composition for rechargeable lithium battery and method of preparing and using the same: A negative electrode active material layer composition for a rechargeable lithium battery is disclosed. The negative electrode active material layer composition includes a negative active material including Li-doped SiOx (0<x<2), an aqueous binder, and pure water. In addition, a method of manufacturing the negative electrode active material layer composition, and... Agent:

20150140435 - Rechargeable lithium battery: A rechargeable lithium battery including a negative electrode, the negative electrode including a silicon-based material and graphite; a positive electrode; and an electrolyte, wherein the negative electrode includes silicon in an amount of greater than 0 wt % and less than or equal to about 2 wt %, based on... Agent:

20150140436 - Method of manufacturing an electrode, corresponding electrode and battery comprising such an electrode: A method of manufacturing an electrode, including: a) depositing catalytic growth seeds on an electrically conducting support by aerosol spraying, b) growth of oriented carbon nanotubes on the basis of the deposition of the catalytic growth seeds, c) a deposition of sulphur on the oriented carbon nanotubes formed in b),... Agent: Renault S.a.s.

20150140438 - Graphene powder, method for producing graphene powder and electrode for lithium ion battery containing graphene powder: In order to prepare a highly conductive and highly dispersible graphene powder and to obtain an electrode for a lithium ion battery with excellent performance utilizing the highly conductive and highly dispersible graphene, a graphene powder and a preparation method thereof is provided. The graphene powder comprises a compound having... Agent:

20150140437 - Lithium electrode for a lithium-ion battery and method for producing the same: A method for producing a lithium electrode for a lithium-ion battery includes: a) provision of a basic body including an active material having in particular metallic lithium, a lithium alloy, and/or a lithium intercalation material; b) treatment of the basic body with a treatment composition in a wet-chemical process for... Agent:

20150140439 - Coating fluid, laminated porous film, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A coating liquid according to the present invention comprises polyvinyl alcohol (PVA), boric acid and/or an organometallic compound having the ability of cross-linking PVA, an inorganic filler, a water-soluble compound having a carboxyl group and/or a sulfonic group, and water. According to the present invention, a coating liquid can be... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20150140440 - Method for preparing polyacrylonitrile-methyl methacrylate gel electrolyte film, corresponding electrolyte and preparation method thereof: Provided is a method for preparing polyacrylonitrile-methyl methacrylate gel electrolyte film. The method comprises the following steps: dissolving polyacrylonitrile-methyl methacrylate in an organic solvent with the mass 1 to 3 times as high as that of polyacrylonitrile-methyl methacrylate, adding MCM-48 mesoporous molecular sieves with the mass 0.05 to 0.3 times... Agent:

20150140441 - Solid polymer electrolyte composition for lithium ion battery: A composition suitable as a solid polymer electrolyte for a lithium ion battery comprises a mixture of polyoctahedral silsesquioxane-phenyl7(BF3Li)3 and a poly(ethylene oxide).... Agent:

20150140442 - Electrolyte material composition and method: The electrolyte material includes a polymer, a salt, and a solvent. The electrolyte material has a viscosity in the range from about 3.0 cP to about 20.0 cP such that the electrolyte material can be applied to a substrate using an ink jet print head.... Agent:

20150140443 - Lithium secondary battery: The present invention relates to a secondary battery cg a positive electrode capable of absorbing and releasing lithium, and a electrolyte solution containing a non-aqueous electrolytic solvent, wherein the positive electrode has a positive electrode active material which operates at 4.5 V or more relative to lithium, and wherein the... Agent:

20150140444 - Lithium ion battery: A lithium ion battery that has a 5 V stabilized manganese cathode and a nonaqueous electrolyte comprising a phosphate additive is described. The lithium ion battery operates with a high voltage cathode (i.e. up to about 5 V) and has improved cycling performance at high temperature.... Agent:

20150140445 - Method for stabilizing lipf6, electrolyte solution for nonaqueous secondary batteries having excellent thermal stability, and nonaqueous secondary battery having excellent thermal stability: [Solution] To have a solution containing LiPF6 contain a phosphoric acid ester amide represented by general formula (I) in such an amount that the molar ratio of the phosphoric acid ester amide relative to LiPF6 is 0.001-2. (In the formula, m represents an integer of 1 or 2; each of... Agent: Tosoh F-tech, Inc.

20150140447 - Non-aqueous electrolyte and electrochemical device comprising the same: Disclosed is a non-aqueous electrolyte comprising: an acrylate compound; a sulfinyl group-containing compound; an organic solvent; and an electrolyte salt. Also, disclosed is an electrode comprising a coating layer formed partially or totally on a surface thereof, the coating layer comprising: (i) a reduced form of an acrylate compound; and... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20150140448 - Nonaqueous electrolyte solution and nonaqueous electrolyte battery employing the same: (in General Formula (1), A1 is —R1 or —OR1, with R1 being an optionally substituted hydrocarbon group with 10 or fewer carbon atoms; A2 is an optionally substituted aryl group; each of j and k is independently 0 or an integer greater than 0, and at least one of j... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

20150140446 - Use of lithium bis(fluorosulfonyl) imide (lifsi) in non-aqueous electrolyte solutions for use with 4.2v and higher cathode materials for lithium ion batteries: This invention relates to electrolytic solutions and secondary batteries containing same. The electrolytic solutions contain lithium bis (fluorosulfonyl) imide and asymmetric borates, asymmetric phosphates and mixtures thereof.... Agent: Basf Corporation

20150140449 - Compound, nonaqueous electrolyte, and power storage device: Provided are a nonaqueous solvent containing a compound with high conductivity and low viscosity and a high-performance power storage device using the nonaqueous solvent. The power storage device includes an ionic liquid. The ionic liquid contains an anion and a cation having a five-membered heteroaromatic ring having one or more... Agent:

20150140450 - Electrolyte solution, method of preparing the same, and magnesium battery including the electrolyte solution: o

20150140451 - Electrolyte for magnesium cell and magnesium cell containing the electrolyte: An electrolyte for a magnesium cell contains a solute, which is phenoxyl-Mg—Al-halogen complex, and an ether solvent. With respect to the entire electrolyte, the solute concentration is 0.2 to 1 mol/L. The electrolyte is capable of staying stable in the air. Also provided is a magnesium cell containing the electrolyte.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20150140452 - Metal-air battery having folded structure and method of manufacturing the same: A metal-air battery including: a negative electrode metal layer; a negative electrode electrolyte layer disposed on the negative electrode metal layer; a positive electrode layer disposed on the negative electrode electrolyte layer, the positive electrode layer comprising a positive electrode material which is capable of using oxygen as an active... Agent:

20150140453 - Aqueous electrolyte for lithium-air battery: The present invention relates to an electrochemical device, in particular a lithium-air battery with an aqueous electrolyte, comprising: a negative electrode compartment containing lithium metal; a positive electrode compartment comprising at least one positive air electrode making contact with an aqueous solution containing lithium hydroxide; and a solid electrode separating,... Agent:

20150140455 - Iron-air assembled cell and method for using the same: Disclosed is a method for using an iron-air assembled cell, wherein, when iron (Fe) contained in a first anode is turned into an iron compound A and, as a result, the voltage of a first iron-air unit cell becomes less than 0.7 V, a second anode is changed to a... Agent:

20150140454 - Storage structure of an electrical energy storage cell: A storage structure of an electrical energy storage cell is provided having an active storage material, wherein the active storage material has a particle size distribution which has a d5 value of at least 0.1 μm and a d50 value of between 0.8 μm and 1.1 μm, wherein the d95... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

20150140456 - Battery cell having inward extending cup edge and method of manufacture: An electrochemical battery cell is provided having a housing formed by a can and a cup, with a sealing gasket disposed therebetween. First and second electrodes and electrolyte are disposed within the housing. The cup has a peripheral wall and a cup edge portion that extends inward, away from the... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.

20150140457 - Sofc hot box components: Various hot box fuel cell system components are provided, such as heat exchangers, steam generator and other components.... Agent:

20150140458 - Method and apparatus for cleaning catalyst of a power cell: A method of cleaning power cells in an array of power cells, comprising coupling at least one first power cell to second power cells in an array of power cells and causing the second power cells to drive the at least one first power cell with a voltage to clean... Agent:

20150140459 - Fuel cell system and method for controlling fuel cell system: The cooling capacity of a first heat exchanger for cooling a reformed gas introduced into an inlet of a circulation pump is increased as an output of a fuel cell increases. With this configuration, an inlet temperature of the circulation pump is relatively high during low power generation and decreases... Agent:

20150140460 - Secondary battery type fuel cell system: This secondary battery type fuel cell system is provided with a hydrogen generator (1) that generates hydrogen by an oxidation reaction with water and is capable of regeneration by a reduction reaction with hydrogen and a SOFC (5) having an electricity generating function and a water electrolysis function. The system... Agent: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.

20150140461 - Method of operating a heater: A method is provided for operating a heater including a heater housing extending along a heater axis; a plurality of fuel cell stack assemblies disposed within the heater housing along the heater axis and having a plurality of fuel cells which convert chemical energy from a fuel cell fuel into... Agent:

20150140462 - Intelligent system for the dynamic modeling and operation of fuel cells: A system and method for controlling an output of a dynamic fuel cell is provided. A dynamic fuel cell has a membrane wherein a dimension of the membrane is variable during operation of the dynamic fuel cell in response to a control signal from an intelligent controller. By varying the... Agent:

20150140463 - Heater with a fuel cell stack assembly and a combustor and method of operating: A heater includes a heater housing extending along a heater axis. A fuel cell stack assembly is disposed within the heater housing and includes a plurality of fuel cells which convert chemical energy from a fuel cell fuel into heat and electricity through a chemical reaction with a fuel cell... Agent:

20150140464 - Derivation of control parameters of fuel cell systems for flexible fuel operation: A method of operating a fuel cell system includes characterizing the fuel or fuels being provided into the fuel cell system, characterizing the oxidizing gas or gases being provided into the fuel cell system, and calculating at least one of the steam:carbon ratio, fuel utilization and oxidizing gas utilization based... Agent:

20150140465 - Device for supplying at least one fuel cell: A supply device for supplying at least one fuel is provided. The supply device includes a first fluid circuit and a second fluid circuit, the former to supply the/each fuel cell with fuel and the latter to supply the/each fuel cell with combustion agent. The first circuit includes a first... Agent:

20150140466 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack includes bonding members for joining projecting sections of adjacent frames in cell modules, an inter-cell module seal member forming a seal between the cell modules, and supporting members disposed between adjacent frames in the cell modules. As viewed from above in the direction in which the... Agent:

20150140467 - Fuel cell with improved electric insulation: A fuel cell is provided. The fuel cell includes a stack of at least one electrochemical cell, suitable for generating an electric current from an oxidation-reduction reaction between an oxidizing fluid and a reducing fluid, the or each cell including an anode conductive plate, delimiting a channel for circulation of... Agent:

20150140468 - Fuel cell system components: A fuel cell stack module includes a plurality of fuel cell stacks, a base supporting the plurality of fuel cell stacks, and a metal shell located over the base and the fuel cell stacks. The metal shell contains an integrated heat exchanger.... Agent:

20150140469 - Compartmentless abiotic sucrose-air fuel cell: The present invention provides a fuel electrode including a substrate and a nanoporous metallic catalyst layer, characterized in that the metallic catalyst layer includes open interconnected 3D nanopores, and the pore and the pore connections have a size suitable for allowing hydrocarbons having alcohol groups to pass through the interconnected... Agent:

20150140470 - Microporous layer with hydrophilic additives: A microporous layer for use in a fuel cell includes a first carbon black having carboxyl groups at a concentration less than 0.1 mmol per gram of carbon, a hydrophobic additive and a hydrophilic additive. A method for producing a membrane electrode assembly includes preparing a microporous layer ink, applying... Agent: Ballard Power Systems Inc.

20150140471 - Redox flow battery electrolyte and redox flow battery: A redox flow battery electrolyte contains 5 mg/liter or less of an organic substance having a moiety containing an aliphatic hydrocarbon containing 8 carbon atoms to 24 carbon atoms, excluding a redox flow battery electrolyte containing at least one selected from the group consisting of 1-tetradecene, n-decane, 1-octanethiol, and ester-based... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20150140472 - Composite separator for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell and method for manufacturing the same: For this purpose, the present invention provides a method for manufacturing a composite separator for a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell, the method including: preparing a prepreg as a continuous carbon fiber-reinforced composite and a graphite foil; allowing the cut prepreg and graphite foil to pass through a stacking/compression roller... Agent:

20150140473 - Fluoropolymer film: The invention pertains to a process for manufacturing a fluoropolynner film comprising a fluoropolymer hybrid organic/inorganic composite, said process comprising the following steps: (i) providing a mixture of:—at least one fluoropolymer [polymer (F)];—at least one metal compound [compound (M)] having formula: X4-mAYm wherein m is an integer from 1 to... Agent:

20150140474 - Method for producing metal-supported carbon, method for producing crystals consisting of fullerene molecules and fullerene nanowhisker/nanofiber nanotubes, and apparatus for producing the same: The present invention provides a method for producing metal-supported carbon, which includes supporting metal microparticles on the surface of carbon black, by a liquid-phase reduction method, in a thin film fluid formed between processing surfaces arranged to be opposite to each other so as to be able to approach to... Agent: M. Technique Co., Ltd.

20150140475 - Process for producing anode material for solid oxide fuel cell: A process for producing an anode material for a solid oxide fuel cell, made of a composite powder comprising a composite oxide containing cerium element and gadolinium or samarium element, and oxygen element, and an oxide containing nickel element and oxygen element, which comprises a dissolving step of mixing raw... Agent: Agc Seimi Chemical Co., Ltd.

20150140476 - Nanoporous electrodes and related devices and methods: High surface area electrodes formed using sol-gel derived monoliths as electrode substrates or electrode templates, and methods for making high surface area electrodes are described. The high surface area electrodes may have tunable pore sizes and well-controlled pore size distributions. The high surface area electrodes may be used as electrodes... Agent: Nanotune Technologies Corp.

  
05/14/2015 > 75 patent applications in 53 patent subcategories.

20150132610 - Battery backup cover system: A battery backup unit (BBU) system and apparatus is provided for securing and communicating with a BBU for use with optical network terminals (ONTs) and/or residential gateways. In various aspects, the BBU system includes a battery enclosure that is configured to eliminate the unintentional reversal of the polarity for a... Agent:

20150132613 - Battery pack and electric device including battery pack: A battery pack includes a rechargeable battery, a battery information memory unit configured to store battery type information relating to a type of the rechargeable battery, and an information output unit configured to output the battery type information from the battery pack.... Agent:

20150132612 - Device and method for maintaining a battery at an operating temperature: The invention relates to a device and method for maintaining a battery at an operating temperature. Said device for maintaining a first battery at an operating temperature is characterized in that it comprises: a heating circuit (140) capable of heating the first battery; and a monitoring circuit (200) connected to... Agent: Valeo Securite Habitacle

20150132611 - Thermal management and connection device for a battery module: The present invention concerns a thermal management and connection device for a battery module (1) consisting of cells (3) juxtaposed in parallel and connected to each other in series, each cell (3) comprising a positive terminal (4) and a negative terminal (4), said battery module (1) further comprising a heat... Agent:

20150132615 - Battery pack, apparatus including battery pack, and method of managing battery pack: A battery pack includes a battery module, a plurality of temperature sensors, a temperature data generating unit, and a control unit. The battery module has a plurality of battery cells. The temperature data generating unit detects battery temperatures from the temperature sensors and generates battery temperature data including temperature values... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20150132616 - Method and device for triggering at least one safety function in the event of a state of an electrochemical store that is critical with regard to safety, and electrochemical energy storage system: A method for triggering at least one safety function in the event of a safety-critical state of an electrochemical energy store includes: detecting the safety-critical state of the electrochemical energy store using a sensor signal which represents at least one detected state variable of the electrochemical energy store; generating a... Agent:

20150132614 - Sensor arrangement, energy system and method: A sensor arrangement according to an embodiment comprises a transmitter to be arranged inside a battery cell and to transmit a signal based on at least one sensed operational parameter of the battery cell wirelessly.... Agent:

20150132618 - Battery module: A battery module, which can improve safety against overcharge and puncture on a module basis. The battery module includes a plurality of battery cells arranged in a row, each of the plurality of battery cells including terminals and a safety vent, a plurality of bus bars connecting the plurality of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20150132619 - Safety cap assembly of power battery: A safety cap assembly of power battery comprises a cap plate and a first terminal unit, a second terminal unit, a vent, an electrolyte-injection hole and a safety reverse valve provided to the cap plate; the first terminal unit is electrically connected to the cap plate; the second terminal unit... Agent:

20150132617 - Sealed battery with liquid crystal display: A battery is disclosed that includes a sealed case. A plurality of cells are positioned in the sealed case. A controller is connected with and powered by the cells. A display is connected with the controller and mounted on the case. The controller is configured to monitor at least one... Agent: J-j.a.d.e. Enterprise LLC

20150132623 - Active material for batteries, non-aqueous electrolyte battery, and battery pack: According to one embodiment, a non-aqueous electrolyte battery is provided. The non-aqueous electrolyte battery includes a negative electrode contained a negative electrode active material. The negative electrode active material includes a monoclinic β-type titanium-based oxide or lithium titanium-based oxide. The monoclinic β-type titanium-based oxide or lithium titanium-based oxide has a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20150132621 - Encasing film for a galvanic element, electrochemical store, electrochemical storage system, flexible film for an encasing of a galvanic element, and method for determining a state variable of an electrochemical store: An encasing film for a galvanic element has at least one force sensor for detecting an expansion state of the encasing film. The encasing film is produced from an elastic and electrically insulating material, e.g., plastic. The force sensor, which has a strain gauge, is situated on a surface of... Agent:

20150132620 - Safety sensor system for an electrochemical storage system: A sensor system for detecting a leak of a system component from an electrochemical storage system, in particular a lithium-ion battery. To determine a defect in the electrochemical storage system, the sensor system includes a reaction chamber containing a detection component, and a measuring device for determining a physical variable... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20150132622 - Vehicle starter battery: A starter battery is provided comprising a plurality of pouch-type prismatic cells stacked to form an array and configured to output a voltage sufficient to start a vehicle engine. The starter battery further includes a housing configured to contain the array wherein the housing includes a tray and a lid... Agent:

20150132624 - Semiconductor device, battery pack, and mobile terminal: A semiconductor device includes: a voltage measurement unit that measures an output voltage of a battery; a current measurement unit that measures a discharge current of the battery; and a controller that determines, in a first measurement mode, whether to employ a first discharge current as a power calculation current... Agent:

20150132626 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery using the electrode assembly: An electrode assembly and a secondary battery using the same are disclosed. The electrode assembly includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a lithium ion conductor layer disposed at least in one of between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, on an outer surface of the positive electrode,... Agent:

20150132625 - Sealed secondary battery: A sealed secondary battery comprises a bottomed cylindrical battery case having an opening, a sealing member sealing the opening of the battery case, and a spiral electrode assembly in which a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate are wound with a separator interposed therebetween, and an annular thin... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20150132628 - Electrochemical energy storage devices: Pressure relief mechanisms can provide an outlet for cathode pressure buildup during battery operation. Mechanical cathode modifications can control cathode interfaces during battery operation. Pressure relief mechanisms and mechanical modifications can be utilized to improve performance, longevity and/or to prevent failure of batteries, such as during cycling of liquid metal... Agent:

20150132627 - Voltage-enhanced energy storage devices: The present disclosure provides an energy storage device comprising at least one electrochemical cell comprising a negative current collector, a negative electrode in electrical communication with the negative current collector, an electrolyte in electrical communication with the negative electrode, a positive electrode in electrical communication with the electrolyte and a... Agent:

20150132629 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a plurality of batteries arranged in columns and rows, a first holder configured to accommodate upper parts of the batteries, a lateral surface of the first holder including first pins, and a second holder configured to accommodate lower parts of the batteries, a lateral surface of... Agent:

20150132630 - Battery pack: Provided is a battery pack in which a terminal stand having electrode terminals of battery modules inserted and connected thereinto is formed at one side of a sub plate in which the battery modules are seated, such that the battery modules are easily electrically connected to each other and are... Agent:

20150132631 - Flexible secondary battery: A flexible secondary battery includes: an electrode stack structure including a first electrode layer, a second electrode layer, and a separator disposed between the first and second electrode layers; and a binding structure surrounding the electrode stack structure, where the binder structure is in fixed contact with a first side... Agent:

20150132632 - High-strength electrospun microfiber non-woven web for a separator of a secondary battery, a separator comprising the same and a method for manufacturing the same: f

20150132633 - Separator for alkali metal ion battery: A separator for an alkali metal ion rechargeable battery includes a porous ceramic alkali ion conductive membrane which is inert to liquid alkali ion solution as well as anode and cathode materials. The porous ceramic separator is structurally self-supporting and maintains its structural integrity at high temperature. The ceramic separator... Agent:

20150132634 - Power storage module and fixing structure of power storage module: A power storage module is formed by superimposing a pair of end plates at opposite ends in the stacking direction of a plurality of power storage cells that are stacked in the stacking direction. The pair of end plates are connected by a frame holding an insulator between itself and... Agent:

20150132635 - Prismatic sealed secondary battery: The positive electrode substrate exposed portions or the negative electrode substrate exposed portions, or both, of an electrode assembly is split into two groups, and therebetween is disposed an intermediate member made of a resin material and holding one or more connecting conductive members. Collector members for the substrate exposed... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20150132636 - Rechargeable battery and case manufacturing method of case including the same: A rechargeable battery capable of preventing rust generation at an opening side of a battery case. The rechargeable battery according to embodiments of the present invention includes: an electrode assembly; a case having an opening and accommodating the electrode assembly; and a cap assembly electrically connected to the electrode assembly,... Agent:

20150132637 - Electrode block, layered cell, and assembly method for layered cell: An electrode block includes: an electrode group having a stacked structure with a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode; lid members disposed on two ends of the electrode group in the stacked direction; and a first holding member attached... Agent: Exergy Power Systems, Inc.

20150132638 - Electrolyte sheet: An electrolyte sheet including an electrolyte layer that includes electrolyte particles and a binder, and a base material stacked on the electrolyte layer, wherein the electrolyte particles have an ionic conductivity of 1.0×10−5 S/cm or more; the ratio of the electrolyte particles relative to the total weight of the electrolyte... Agent: Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.

20150132639 - Non-aqueous liquid electrolyte for secondary battery and secondary battery: wherein X1 represents an alkyl group substituted with a halogen atom; Y1 represents a hydrogen atom or an organic group; and ma represents an integer from 1 to 6; wherein X2 represents a group having an oxygen atom; Y2 represents a hydrogen atom or an organic group; and mb represents... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20150132640 - Electrode material and method of synthesizing: The present disclosure provides a phosphate framework electrode material for sodium ion battery and a method for synthesizing such electrode material. A surfactant and precursors including a sodium precursor, a phosphate precursor, a transition metal precursor are dissolved in a solvent and stirred for sufficient mixing and reaction. The precursors... Agent:

20150132641 - Stabilized lithium metal powder for li-ion application, composition and process: The present invention provides a lithium metal powder protected by a wax. The resulting lithium metal powder has improved stability and improved storage life.... Agent:

20150132642 - Lithium containing nanofibers: Lithium-containing nanofibers, as well as processes for making the same, are disclosed herein. In some embodiments described herein, using high throughput (e.g., gas assisted and/or water based) electrospinning processes produce nanofibers of high energy capacity materials with continuous lithium-containing matrices or discrete crystal domains.... Agent: Cornell University

20150132643 - Lithium ion secondary battery: A lithium ion secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, an electrolytic solution, and a separator, in which the negative electrode includes a negative electrode active material layer formed from a slurry composition for a negative electrode which includes a binder composition for a negative electrode including a... Agent: Zeon Corporation

20150132645 - Negative electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries: In order to propose a new negative electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries having excellent dispersibility even with a negative electrode active material having a relatively small particle size, there is proposed a negative electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, the negative electrode active material containing silicon and... Agent:

20150132646 - Negative electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte rechargeable battery and nonaqueous electrolyte rechargeable battery using same: The purpose of the invention is to obtain a negative electrode for a large-capacity nonaqueous electrolyte rechargeable battery having good cycle characteristics. In the present invention, a negative electrode for a nonaqueous electrolyte rechargeable battery is used as a solution, said negative electrode being characterized by having an active material... Agent:

20150132644 - Negative electrode slurry composition, lithium ion secondary battery negative electrode, and lithium ion secondary battery: Provided is a negative electrode slurry composition including a binder resin, a water-soluble polymer, and a negative electrode active material, wherein the binder resin including (A) a styrene-butadiene copolymer latex having a gel amount of 70 to 98% and having a glass transition temperature in dynamic viscoelasticity measurement with a... Agent: Zeon Corporation

20150132647 - Slurry composition, electrode, electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and method of manufacturing electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: o

20150132648 - Electrode member, secondary battery, and method for manufacturing electrode member: To inhibit degradation of charge and discharge cycle characteristics of a secondary battery. To suppress generation of defects due to expansion and contraction of an active material in a negative electrode. To inhibit deterioration of an electrode due to changes in its form. An electrode member including a current collector,... Agent:

20150132649 - Negative electrode for power storage device, power storage device, and electrical device: A power storage device having high capacitance is provided. A power storage device with excellent cycle characteristics is provided. A power storage device with high charge and discharge efficiency is provided. A power storage device including a negative electrode with low resistance is provided. A negative electrode for the power... Agent:

20150132650 - Vanadium oxide based amorphous cathode materials for rechargeable magnesium battery: A magnesium electrochemical cell having a positive electrode containing as an active ingredient, an amorphous material of formula [V2O5]c[MgXy]d[MaOb]e is provided. In the formula M is an element selected from the group consisting of P, B, Si, Ge and Mo, and X is O, F, Cl, Br or I.... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20150132651 - Cathode active material for secondary batteries and secondary battery including the same: m

20150132653 - Method of producing positive electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: wherein 1.00≦a≦1.50, 0.00≦x≦0.50, 0.00≦y≦0.50, 0.00≦z≦0.02, x+y≦0.70, M1 is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Mn and Al, and M2 is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Zr, W, Ti, Mg, Ta, Nb and Mo; mixing the core particles with a first solution... Agent:

20150132652 - Positive electrode active material, positive electrode for electrical device, and electrical device: [Summary] A positive electrode active material is provided to contain: a solid solution lithium-containing transition metal oxide (A) represented by Li1.5[NiaCobMnc[Li]dO3 (where a, h, c and d satisfy the relations of a+b+c+d=1.5, 0.1<d≦0.4, 1.1≦a+b+c<1.4, 0.2≦a≦0.7 and 0<b/a<1); and a lithium-containing transition metal oxide (B) represented by LiMXMn2-XO4 (where M represents... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20150132654 - Method of preparing graphene and anode mixture for lithium secondary battery including graphene prepared thereby: Disclosed herein is a method of preparing porous graphene from porous graphite, including 1) thermochemically reacting a highly crystalline carbide compound with a halogen element-containing gas to give a porous carbide-derived carbon; 2) treating the carbide-derived carbon with an acid, thus preparing a carbide-derived carbon oxide; and 3) reducing the... Agent:

20150132655 - Negative electrode active material and method for producing the same: It is an object of an exemplary embodiment of the present invention to provide a negative electrode active material having excellent rate characteristics and cycle characteristics. One embodiment according to the present invention is a negative electrode active material comprising a carbon-containing composite, wherein, in the carbon-containing composite, an active... Agent: Nec Corporation

20150132656 - Slurry composition, electrode, electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and method of manufacturing electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery:

20150132657 - Aluminum alloy foil for electrode current collector, method for manufacturing same, and lithium ion secondary battery: The present invention provides an aluminum alloy foil for electrode current collector, high in strength and superior in heat resistance after the active material coating/drying process of the manufacture of the battery, a manufacturing method thereof, and a lithium ion secondary battery. According to the present invention, an aluminum alloy... Agent:

20150132658 - Copper foil, negative electrode current collector and negative electrode material for non-aqueous secondary battery: An object of the present invention is to provide a copper foil inexpensive and sufficient in tensile strength even after heat treatment. The copper foil includes zinc in a content range of 0.02% by mass to 2.7% by mass in the total mass of the entire copper foil, and if... Agent: Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd.

20150132659 - Electrode for electricity-storing device, electricity storing device employing such electrode, and method of manufacturing electrode for electricity-storing device: An electricity-storing device includes a first electrode, a second electrode of opposite polarity as the first electrode, and a separator. The first electrode includes a current collector foil, an active material layer formed on at least one surface of the current collector foil, and an electrical resistance layer formed on... Agent:

20150132660 - Electrode materials with high surface conductivity: The present invention concerns electrode materials capable of redox reactions by electron and alkali-ion exchange with an electrolyte. The applications are in the field of primary (batteries) or secondary electrochemical generators, supercapacitors and light modulating systems of the electrochromic type.... Agent:

20150132661 - Highly ion-conductive nano-engineered porous electrolytic composite membrane for alkaline electrochemical energy systems: A porous electrolytic composite membrane for electrochemical energy systems, such as alkaline fuel cells, metal-air batteries and alkaline electrolyzers, comprises a porous polymeric material and nanomaterials. The polymeric material is preferably polybenzimidazole (PBI). The nanomaterials are preferably functionalized or non-functionalized. The nanomaterials are preferably titania nanotubes and/or graphene oxide nanosheets.... Agent:

20150132662 - Inorganic solid electrolyte glass phase composite and a battery containing an inorganic solid electrolyte glass phase composite: An inorganic solid electrolyte glass phase composite is provided comprising a substance of the general formula La2/3-xLi3xTiO3 wherein x ranges from about 0.04 to about 0.17, and a glass material. The glass material is one or more compounds selected from Li2O, Li2S, Li2SO4, Li3PO4, P2O5, P2O3, Al2O3, SiO2, CaO, MgO,... Agent:

20150132663 - Lithium secondary battery:

20150132664 - Electrolyte for rechargeable lithium battery, and rechargeable lithium battery including same: An electrolyte for a rechargeable lithium battery includes a lithium salt; a non-aqueous organic solvent; and an additive including a compound represented by the Chemical Formula 1,... Agent:

20150132665 - Ionic liquid and power storage device including the same: In the general formula (G0), R0 to R5 are individually any of an alkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, a methoxy group, a methoxymethyl group, a methoxyethyl group, and a hydrogen atom, and A− is a univalent imide-based anion, a univalent methide-based anion, a perfluoroalkyl sulfonic acid anion,... Agent:

20150132666 - Positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: There is provided a positive electrode for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, the positive electrode being capable of improving the charge-discharge cycle characteristics of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery. A positive electrode 12 of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery 1 contains positive electrode active material particles. The positive electrode active... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20150132667 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery having an electrode active material mainly composed of an organic compound that includes, in a constituent unit, at least one compound selected from the group consisting of a dithione compound having a dithione structure, a dione compound having a dione structure, an organic radical compound containing a... Agent:

20150132668 - Conductive porous layer for battery, and manufacturing method for same: An object of the present invention is to provide a conductive porous layer for batteries in which adhesion between a conductive porous substrate and the conductive porous layer is excellent, and pores in the conductive porous layer are maintained without being deformed. The conductive porous layer for batteries of the... Agent:

20150132669 - Process for producing a carbon-supported manganese oxide catalyst and its use in rechargeable lithium-air batteries: The present invention relates to a process for producing carbon-supported manganese oxide catalysts, to carbon-supported manganese oxide catalysts obtainable or obtained by the process according to the invention, to gas diffusion electrodes comprising said carbon-supported manganese oxide catalysts and to electrochemical cells comprising said gas diffusion electrodes.... Agent: Basf Se

20150132670 - Air cell cartridge and air cell system: An object is to prevent leakage of an electrolysis solution and reduce pressure loss. All air cell cartridge includes a plurality of air cells each including a positive electrode material, a negative electrode material and an electrolysis solution layer holding an electrolysis solution and interposed between the positive electrode material... Agent:

20150132672 - Fuel cell system operated on liquid fuels: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell stack, a heavy hydrocarbon fuel source, and a fractionator configured to separate light ends from heavy ends of a heavy hydrocarbon fuel provided from the heavy hydrocarbon fuel source.... Agent:

20150132671 - Power generator having integrated membrane valve: A power generator includes a case having a surface with a perforation and a cavity containing a gas generating fuel. A membrane is supported by the case inside the cavity, the membrane having an impermeable valve plate positioned proximate the perforation, wherein the membrane is water vapor permeable and gas... Agent: Honeyweel International Inc.

20150132673 - Fuel cell assembly: A fuel cell assembly comprising a plurality of fuel cell plates in a stack. The stack defines an air inlet face and/or an air outlet face; and two opposing engagement faces. The fuel cell assembly also comprises a detachable cover configured to releasably engage the two engagement faces in order... Agent:

20150132674 - Fuel cell module: A fuel cell module includes a first area where an exhaust gas combustor and a start-up combustor are provided, an annular second area around the first area where a heat exchanger is provided, an annular third area around the second area where a reformer is provided, an annular fourth area... Agent:

20150132675 - Reforming chamber with constant electric discharge to generate hydrogen: A circuit applies an electric field to a reforming chamber housing a hydrocarbon-water mixture to cause molecular breakdown and create a feed of hydrogen and carbon and dioxide that can be supplied to fuel cells. The circuit includes a DC-to-DC converter, a DC-to-AC inverter and a transformer to transform available... Agent: 19th Space Energy, LLC

20150132676 - Power generator having hydrogen manifold: A power generator includes a cavity to accept a hydrogen producing fuel cartridge. A channel is coupled to receive hydrogen from the fuel cartridge. A manifold is coupled to the channel to receive hydrogen from the channel, the manifold having an opening to receive oxygen and water vapor, the manifold... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20150132677 - Solid oxide fuel cell: A solid oxide fuel cell or a solid oxide electrolyzing cell, including a plurality of cathode-anode-electrolyte units, each CAE-unit having a first electrode for an oxidizing agent, a second electrode for a combustible gas, and a solid electrolyte between the first electrode and the second electrode and an interconnect between... Agent:

20150132679 - Fuel cell interconnect: A fuel cell interconnect includes a first side containing a first plurality of channels and a second side containing a second plurality of channels. The first and second sides are disposed on opposite sides of the interconnect. The first plurality of channels are configured to provide a serpentine fuel flow... Agent:

20150132678 - Fuel cell plate assemblies and method of assembling fuel cell plate assemblies: f

20150132680 - Fuel cell: A power generation unit of a fuel cell stack includes a first metal separator, a first membrane electrode assembly, a second metal separator, a second membrane electrode assembly, and a third metal separator. A first oxygen-containing gas flow field includes a plurality of wavy flow grooves. An outlet merging area... Agent:

20150132681 - Curable compositions and membranes: p

20150132682 - Model-based electrolyte filling method: The present invention relates to a method for producing an electrochemical cell, such as in particular a secondary battery, a double-layer capacitor, an electrolytic capacitor or a fuel cell, in which a cell vessel containing two electrodes of one-piece or multi-part design and at least one separator is filled with... Agent: Evonik Litarion Gmbh

20150132683 - Nano-structured thin film catalyst: In one embodiment, a catalyst assembly includes a substrate including a base and a number of rods extending from the base; a catalyst layer including a catalyst material; and a first intermediate layer including a first coating material disposed between the substrate and the catalyst layer, the first coating material... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20150132684 - Highly active and durable fuel cell electro-catalyst with hybrid support: A fuel cell includes: (1) an anode; (2) a cathode; and (3) an electrolyte disposed between the anode and the cathode. At least one of the anode and the cathode includes an electro-catalyst dispersed on a hybrid support, the hybrid support includes a first, carbon-based support and a second support... Agent:

  
05/07/2015 > 66 patent applications in 52 patent subcategories.

20150125718 - Field activation fuel cell: An electric field activated fuel cell. Electrodes have sharp tips and are subjected to electric fields to generate ions. Ion conductive media may include polar solvents, liquid electrolytes, solid electrolytes and nonpolar solvent with phase transfer catalysts. Charge leaks preferentially from sharp electrode surface tips. Ionized fluid atoms and molecules... Agent:

20150125719 - Power storage device and method for radiating heat in power storage device: [Solution] A power storage device characterized by including: a power storage body; a heat transfer body thermally contacted with the power storage body; a heat radiating body thermally separated from both the power storage body and the heat transfer body; a heat-sensitive deformable body arranged so as to contact with... Agent: Nec Corporation

20150125720 - Power source device, electric vehicle provided with same, and electricity storage device: In a power supply device, the gas exhaust valve is integrally coupled to the outer can at the time of opening the gas exhaust valve, and the connecting portion between the outer can and the gas exhaust valve is partially broken at the time of opening the gas exhaust valve... Agent:

20150125721 - Lithium secondary battery without the need of gas removal process: The present disclosure provides a lithium secondary battery, which does not need a separate process for removing gases. The lithium secondary battery of the present disclosure comprises an electrode assembly configured to have a cathode, an anode, and a separator interposed therebetween, and a battery case for receiving the electrode... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20150125722 - Method for manufacturing a battery, battery arrangement and modular system: The invention relates to a method for manufacturing a battery (10) in which at least one battery module (12) having a plurality of battery cells (14) is provided. A cooling device (26) is selected depending on whether liquid cooling or cooling by a gaseous medium is intended for the at... Agent:

20150125723 - Battery module and method for manufacturing the same: Provided are a battery module and a method for manufacturing the same. The battery module includes: a plurality of battery cells spaced apart from each other by a predetermined interval and stacked in parallel with each other; a plurality of heat exchange members integrally formed by connecting parts connecting between... Agent:

20150125724 - Electronic device: An electronic device includes a body that houses an electronic component in a casing and at least one belt connected to the body. The belt includes a battery housing that houses a battery and a first opening in communication with the battery housing. The casing includes a second opening in... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20150125726 - Battery system having a separately connected determination circuit, battery, and motor vehicle having a battery system: The disclosure relates to a battery system, a battery, and a motor vehicle having a battery system. In order to be able to determine a battery current flowing through the battery system, the battery system has a measuring unit and a determination unit, which are connected to a battery line... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20150125727 - Bus bar module: A bus bar module is to be installed to a battery pack for serially connecting plural battery elements in the battery pack. The bus bar module includes a module main body formed of an insulative material, a wire routing path provided on the module main body; a sensor installation portion... Agent: Yazaki Corporation

20150125725 - Touch battery: A touch battery has a short contact member, an insulating ring, an intermediate threaded connector, a PCBA control panel, a touch member, a tail membrane, a battery pole having a battery provided therein, and a tobacco rod. The battery supplies input power for the PCBA control panel. The PCBA control... Agent: Shenzhen Bauway Technology Limited

20150125728 - Packing tray: A packing tray for battery cells is disclosed. In one aspect, the packing tray includes a plurality of accommodating slots respectively configured to accommodate a plurality of battery cells, wherein each of the battery cells includes first and second ends opposing each other and a middle portion interposed between the... Agent:

20150125729 - Ion exchange membrane, method of preparing the same, and redox flow battery comprising the same: An ion exchange membrane for a redox flow battery, the anion exchange membrane including a porous substrate; and a polymer disposed in the porous substrate, wherein the polymer is a polymerization product of a composition for forming the ion exchange membrane, wherein the composition includes a first monomer and a... Agent:

20150125730 - Energy storage module containing a plurality of energy storage elements and improved means of thermal dissipation and method of assembly: The present invention relates to an energy storage module (10) able to contain a plurality of energy storage elements (14), the module comprising an envelope (16) comprising at least one plurality of lateral walls and two end walls (18A, 18B) dimensioned so as to surround the energy storage elements, at... Agent: Blue Solutons

20150125731 - Laminated thin film battery: Disclosed is a laminated thin film battery which is capable of exhibiting a high capacity and does not require a separate barrier to be formed on a surface after lamination. A first thin film battery and a second thin film battery, in which cathode current collectors and anode current collectors... Agent:

20150125732 - Positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte battery and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A positive electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode collector, a coated film of a positive electrode active material formed on the collector, an non-uniform area formed along an end portion of the coated film, in which a thickness of the positive active material changes, and protruding insulators... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20150125733 - High-rate overcharge-protection separators for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and the method of making the same: This invention relates to low-cost, electroactive-polymer incorporated fine-fiber composite membranes for use as overcharge and/or overdischarge protection separators in non-aqueous electrochemical cells and the methods for making such membranes.... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California

20150125734 - Polyolefin resin porous film: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a polyolefin resin porous film, which is resistant to wrinkling in a transporting step in a high-temperature environment due to a high shrinkage stress, has superior coating suitability, maintains pore interconnectivity, and thus has superior air permeability. The polyolefin resin porous... Agent: Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.

20150125735 - Rechargeable lithium battery: e

20150125737 - Composite separator for electrochemical cell capable of sustained shutdown: This invention provides a multi-layer article comprising a first electrode material, a second electrode material, and a porous separator disposed between and in contact with the first and the second electrode materials, wherein the porous separator comprises a nonwoven consisting essentially of a plurality of fibers of a fully aromatic... Agent:

20150125736 - Rechargeable lithium battery: A rechargeable lithium battery includes an electrode assembly including a positive electrode including a positive current collector, a first separator on the positive electrode, a negative electrode including a negative current collector on the first separator, and a second separator on the negative electrode. The positive current collector and the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20150125738 - Power storage device: A power storage device includes positive electrodes, negative electrodes separators each of which is located between a positive electrode and a negative electrode and insulates the positive electrode and the negative electrode from each other, and an electrode assembly, which is configured by stacking the positive electrodes, the negative electrodes,... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20150125739 - Accumulator arrangement, busbar element therefor and method for producing an accumulator arrangement: The invention relates to an accumulator arrangement which has a plurality of series-connected individual accumulators, each individual accumulator having at least one plus pole and a minus pole as externally accessible connection poles, busbar elements being secured on the connection poles in order to form the series connection, which each... Agent:

20150125740 - Lithium ion secondary battery: The present invention relates to a lithium ion secondary battery having an electrode element in which a positive electrode and a negative electrode are arranged so as to face each other, an electrolyte and an outer package housing the electrode element and the electrolyte, wherein the negative electrode is formed... Agent: Nec Corporation

20150125741 - Non-aqueous electrolytic solution, secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus: (X is one of a divalent chain saturated hydrocarbon group, a halide group thereof, and nothing. R is one of a monovalent chain saturated hydrocarbon group, etc. At least one of one or more Rs includes one or more of the monovalent chain unsaturated hydrocarbon group, the monovalent cyclic unsaturated... Agent:

20150125742 - Rechargeable lithium ion battery: The rechargeable lithium ion battery includes a positive active material including a lithium compound, a non-aqueous electrolyte including at least one disulfonate ester selected from a cyclic disulfonate ester represented by Chemical Formula 1 and a linear disulfonate ester represented by Chemical Formula 2, and includes at least one carbonate... Agent:

20150125743 - Battery electrode materials: An electrode material for a battery or for a capacitor, supercapacitor or a pseudo capacitor comprises a porous substrate coated with a coating comprising a conducting material and an active material, wherein the thickness of the coating is less than 1 micrometre and the volume fraction of active material is... Agent: Nano-nouvelle Pty Ltd

20150125744 - Negative electrode active material for lithium ion secondary battery, negative electrode for lithium ion secondary battery, and lithium ion secondary battery: An object of the present invention is to provide a negative electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery with the excellent high-temperature cycle characteristic, and a lithium ion secondary battery including the same. In the negative electrode active material for a lithium ion secondary battery according to the present invention,... Agent:

20150125745 - Negative electrode for secondary batteries and method for producing same: A secondary battery negative electrode including a current collector, a negative electrode active material layer, and a porous membrane, wherein the negative electrode active material layer contains a negative electrode active material and a particulate negative electrode polymer, the porous membrane contains non-conductive particles and a porous membrane polymer that... Agent: Zeon Corporation

20150125747 - Binder solution for anode, active material slurry for anode comprising the binder solution, anode using the slurry and electrochemical device comprising the anode: The present disclosure relates to a binder solution for an anode, comprising a thermally cross-linkable polymer binder that is cross-linked by heat, and a solvent for dissolving the thermally cross-linkable polymer binder, and exhibiting a concentration of hydrogen ions corresponding to pH 2.5 to pH 4.5; an active material slurry... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20150125746 - Negative electrode slurry composition, lithium ion secondary battery negative electrode, and lithium ion secondary battery: Provided is a negative electrode slurry composition including a binder resin, a water-soluble polymer, and a negative electrode active material, wherein the binder resin including (A) a styrene-butadiene copolymer latex having a gel amount of 70 to 98% and a glass transition temperature of −30° C. to 60° C. in... Agent: Zeon Corporation

20150125748 - Corrosion resistant positive grid for lead-acid batteries: A battery grid comprising a continuous cast and mechanically deformed lead-based alloy that comprises lead and silver and is essentially free of calcium, wherein the silver is at a concentration that is in a range of about 0.003 to about 0.015 weight percent, and has a predominant equiaxed grain structure... Agent:

20150125750 - Electrode plate and electrode assembly, storage battery, and capacitor comprising electrode plate: An electrode plate and an electrode assembly, a storage battery, and a capacitor comprising the electrode plate are provided. The electrode plate consists of at least two positive plates or at least two negative plates and an insulating film sandwiched between the at least two positive plates or the at... Agent:

20150125749 - Novel phosphate based composite anode material, preparation method and use thereof: The present invention relates to a novel phosphate based composite anode material, preparation method and uses thereof. Specifically disclosed is a phosphate based composite cell anode material, the material having monoclinic and orthorhombic crystal lattice structures with the chemical formula of A3-xV2-yMY(PO4)3, wherein A is Li+, Na+ or the mixture... Agent: Ningbo Institute Of Materials & Engineering, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

20150125751 - Method for manufacturing lithium-containing composite oxide: To simply manufacture a lithium-containing oxide at lower manufacturing cost. A method for manufacturing a lithium-containing composite oxide expressed by a general formula LiMPO4 (M is one or more of Fe (II), Mn (II), Co (II), and Ni (II)). A solution containing Li and P is formed and then is... Agent:

20150125752 - Negative electrode active material for lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion secondary battery: Conventionally, there is a problem that a volume of a negative electrode active material changes during a charge-discharge cycle, a conductive network in a negative electrode gradually degrades, and thus a capacity of the negative electrode decreases. To solve the problem, the present invention has an object to prevent a... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20150125753 - Battery active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack: A battery active material according to an embodiment includes a niobium composite oxide and a phosphorus compound being present in at least a part of the surface of the niobium composite oxide. A nonaqueous electrolyte battery according to the embodiment includes a negative electrode including the battery active material according... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20150125754 - Method of making silicon anode material for rechargeable cells: There is provided a method of forming silicon anode material for rechargeable cells. The method includes providing a metal matrix, comprising no more than 30 wt % silicon, including silicon structures dispersed therein. The method further includes at least partially etching the metal matrix to at least partially isolate the... Agent: Nexeon Ltd.

20150125755 - Composite particles for electrochemical device electrode, electrochemical device electrode, and electrochemical device: Composite particles for electrochemical device electrode comprising a first particle-shaped binder with a glass transition temperature of 5° C. or less, a second particle-shaped binder with a glass transition temperature of 10 to 80° C. and with a gel content of 70 wt % or more, and an electrode active... Agent: Zeon Corporation

20150125756 - Current collector for battery comprising metal mesh layer and manufacturing method therefor: Provided are a current collector for a battery, including: a base material; adhesive layers positioned on the base material; and metal mesh layers positioned on the adhesive layers, in which the metal mesh layer includes a plurality of metal mesh patterns, and holes positioned between the metal mesh patterns, and... Agent: Korea Institute Of Machinery & Materials

20150125757 - Current collector, electrode structure, nonaqueous electrolyte battery and electrical storage device, and method for producing current collector: A current collector, an electrode structure, a non-aqueous electrolyte battery, and an electrical storage device capable of providing superior shut down function are provided. According to the present invention, a current collector having a resin layer on at least one side of a conductive substrate, wherein: the resin layer has... Agent: Uacj Foil Corporation

20150125758 - Graphene film, preparation method and application thereof: Disclosed is a preparation method of graphene film. The method comprises the following steps: providing a clean substrate, followed by positively charged processing of the substrate surface; preparing suspension of graphene with negative charges on surface and the suspension of graphene with positive charges on surface respectively; immersing the surface-treated... Agent: Shenzhen Ocean's King Lighting Engineering Co., Ltd.

20150125759 - Solid electrolyte interphase film-suppression additives: s

20150125760 - Capacitors having conditioned carbon for electrodes: There is provided an improvement for capacitors having activated carbon electrodes by the use of an electrolyte solution containing a carbonate of the formula RO(C═O)OR1 and a conductive salt such as a lithium salt or a quaternary ammonium salt at a concentration of from 0.6 to 3 mol/l.... Agent:

20150125761 - Non-aqueous electrolyte and power storage device using same: The present invention includes [1] a nonaqueous electrolytic solution of an electrolyte salt dissolved in a nonaqueous solvent, the nonaqueous electrolytic solution containing from 0.001 to 5% by mass of a specified acyclic lithium salt in the nonaqueous electrolytic solution and being capable of improving electrochemical characteristics in a broad... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.

20150125762 - Lithium electrochemical storage battery of the lithium/air type: an organic electrolyte conducting lithium ions, positioned between the negative electrode and positive electrode, the electrolyte not degrading, when it is subject to a voltage ranging from 3V to 5.5V expressed relatively to the Li+/Li pair and the storage battery having a potential difference between the electrochemical potential of the... Agent:

20150125763 - Metal-air flow batteries using oxygen enriched electrolyte: A metal air flow battery includes an electrochemical reaction unit and an oxygen exchange unit. The electrochemical reaction unit includes an anode electrode, a cathode electrode, and an ionic conductive membrane between the anode and the cathode, an anode electrolyte, and a cathode electrolyte. The oxygen exchange unit contacts the... Agent: Florida State University Research Foundation

20150125764 - Flow battery using non-newtonian fluids: Flow battery. The battery includes high energy density fluid electrodes having a selected non-Newtonian rheology and structure for providing intermittent flow pulses of controlled volume and duration of the fluid electrodes, the structure adapted to promote interfacial slip to improve flow uniformity. The battery disclosed herein provides a potential solution... Agent: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

20150125765 - Fuel cell system: A casing of a fuel cell system is divided into a fluid supply section, a module section, and an electrical equipment section. A back plate of the casing includes a cable outlet adjacent to a left side plate. A cable outlet panel of the cable outlet includes an attachment plate.... Agent:

20150125767 - Fuel cell system and control method for the same: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell stack having a membrane electrode assembly and an internal reactant gas passage, a unit that detects or estimates an actual retained water quantity (R.W.Q.), and a power generation control unit having a normal-time mode, a normal-time drying mode and a stop-time drying... Agent:

20150125766 - System and method for controlling fuel cell module: A fuel cell module has a hydrogen recirculation pump and a controller. The controller receives a signal indicating the response of the pump to changes in the density or humidity of gassess in the hydrogen recirculation loop. The controller is programmed to consider the signal in controlling one or more... Agent: Hydrogenics Corporation

20150125768 - Cell and cell block configurations for redox flow battery systems: Embodiments of an electrochemical flow cell stack are disclosed. A plurality of frame layers may each have a peripheral gasket channel configured to receive a gasket material. The gasket channel may surround a recessed area having a size and a structure configured to receive an insert layer. Each of the... Agent:

20150125769 - Method of operating a fuel cell power system: A method of operating a fuel cell power system comprising: supplying a hydrocarbon fuel to a fuel processing system; supplying air and water to the fuel processing system; supplying a hydrogen-rich reformate from the fuel processing system to a fuel cell stack; supplying an anode waste gas from the fuel... Agent:

20150125770 - Apparatus comprising a fuel cell unit and a component, and a stack component for use in such an apparatus: A fuel cell unit with a plurality of fuel cells defining a longitudinal axis and a main flow direction coaxial to the longitudinal axis. Fuel cell inlets and fuel cell outlets are arranged at opposite ends of the fuel cell unit and in line with the main flow direction. Also,... Agent:

20150125771 - Integrated gaseous fuel cpox reformer and fuel cell systems, and methods of producing electricity: Integrated gaseous fuel catalytic partial oxidation (CPOX) reformer and fuel cell systems can include a plurality or an array of spaced-apart CPOX reactor units, each reactor unit including an elongate tube having a gas-permeable wall with internal and external surfaces, the wall enclosing an open gaseous flow passageway with at... Agent:

20150125773 - Electronic apparatus, control method and program thereof, and battery for operating electronic apparatus: An electronic apparatus using a fuel cell as at least one electric power source. The fuel cell has an electric power output unit for outputting an electric power through a chemical reaction between fuel gas and oxidant gas, a purge device for purging the electric power output unit and a... Agent:

20150125772 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system according to the present invention comprises: a fuel cell including a membrane-electrode assembly in which electrodes, each having a catalyst layer, are arranged on both surfaces of a polymer electrolyte membrane; a power storage apparatus connected to a load in parallel with the fuel cell; and... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20150125774 - Fuel cell system: A liquid electrolyte fuel cell system (10) comprises at least one fuel cell with a liquid electrolyte chamber between opposed electrodes, the electrodes being an anode and a cathode, and means (30, 32) for supplying a gas stream to a gas chamber adjacent to the cathode and withdrawing a spent... Agent:

20150125775 - Drainage structure for gas outlet region in fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack includes a laminated body in which a plurality of electricity generation cells are laminated and is provided with a reaction gas discharge through hole which discharges a reaction gas used in an electricity generation reaction. An end plate is arranged at one end in the lamination... Agent:

20150125776 - Fuel cell stack and a method of assembling a fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack (100) comprising a plurality of fuel cell assemblies (102) adjacent to one another. The fuel cell assemblies each comprise an extended portion (104, 106, 108) having an aperture (110, 112, 114) therein. The aperture (110, 112, 114) is configured to provide a fluid connection to a... Agent:

20150125777 - Separator for fuel cells, fuel cell, fuel cell stack, and method of manufacturing separator for fuel cells: A separator for fuel cells is provided. The separator includes: a base material; an underlying alloy layer formed on the base material; and a gold plate layer formed on the underlying alloy layer. The separator is characterized in that the underlying alloy layer is formed of an M1-M2-M3 alloy (where... Agent:

20150125778 - Connecting device for a fuel cell and fuel cell fitted with such a device: A connecting device for a fuel cell including a cell carrier strip wound into a spiral, the device includes a tube provided with an electrically conductive outer surface and an axial electric connection terminal, as well as with a connection terminal for a first gas and radial ports for the... Agent: Pragma Industries A Corporation

20150125779 - Method for conditioning membrane-electrode-units for fuel cells: The present invention relates to a method for the conditioning of membrane electrode assemblies for fuel cells in which the output of the membrane electrode assemblies used can be increased and therefore the efficiency of the resulting polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells can be improved.... Agent:

20150125780 - Viscous sealing glass compositions for solid oxide fuel cells: A sealant for forming a seal between at least two solid oxide fuel cell components wherein the sealant comprises a glass material comprising B2O3 as a principal glass former, BaO, and other components and wherein the glass material is substantially alkali-free and contains less than 30% crystalline material.... Agent: Mo-sci Corporation

20150125781 - Fuel cell: A fuel battery cell has a membrane electrode assembly, a frame, a pair of separators, and support members. The membrane electrode assembly is formed with an anode and a cathode bonded so as to face an electrolyte membrane. The frame holds the periphery of the membrane electrode assembly. The pair... Agent:

20150125782 - Fuel cell plate assemblies: A fuel cell plate assembly (400) comprising: a bipolar plate (102) having a port (104) for receiving a fluid; a fluid diffusion layer (210); and an electrode defining an active area (105). The fluid diffusion layer is configured to communicate a fluid received at the port (104) to the active... Agent:

20150125783 - Catalyst for solid polymer fuel cell and method for producing same: The present invention is a catalyst for a solid polymer fuel cell including: catalyst particles of platinum, cobalt and manganese; and a carbon powder carrier supporting the catalyst particles, wherein the component ratio (molar ratio) of the platinum, cobalt and manganese of the catalyst particles is of Pt:Co:Mn=1:0.06 to 0.39:0.04... Agent: Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.k.

  
04/30/2015 > 78 patent applications in 56 patent subcategories.

20150118523 - Adaptive current-collector electrochemical system: An Adaptive Current-collector Electrochemical (ACE) system utilizes an array of contact pads and associated current control transistors to control localized current generation in discrete regions of a battery. Each contact pad is formed on a battery electrode (anode or cathode) and coupled to an associated discrete battery region, and is... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

20150118524 - Method for removing gas generated in lithium secondary battery: by carrying out two or more degassing steps under the conditions of above and below a voltage that the structural variation of the cathode active material occurs, thereby inducing a uniform initial reaction in a cathode and an anode to enhance the life time of the battery.... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20150118526 - A water-activated, ingestible battery: In one aspect, a water-activated, ingestible battery, comprises a cathode comprising a metal oxide with a decreased amount of toxicity, relative to an amount of toxicity of other metal oxides; an anode comprising a biocompatible, water stable compound, the anode infused with benign cations; a separator between the cathode and... Agent: Carnegie Mellon University

20150118525 - Methods and devices for battery protection: An electronic apparatus is provided. The electronic apparatus includes: a battery; at least one pressure sensor provided on a surface of the battery; and a controller electrically connected with the at least one pressure sensor. The at least one pressure sensor samples a pressure parameter on the surface of the... Agent:

20150118527 - Battery and motor vehicle having the battery according to the disclosure: A battery includes at least one galvanic cell enclosed in one cell housing in each case and a pressure-sensitive diaphragm in the cell housing. The diaphragm is configured to react to at least one discrete degree of pressure difference with at least one discrete degree of deformation. A signal encoder... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20150118528 - Rechargeable battery having fuse unit: A rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly including first and second electrodes; a case containing the electrode assembly; a cap plate covering an opening of the case; a first terminal protruding outside of the case and electrically coupled to the first electrode; a second terminal protruding outside of the case... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20150118529 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a plurality of battery cells, each of the battery cells extending in a lengthwise direction between a first end and a second end; and a battery case accommodating the plurality of battery cells, wherein the battery case includes a holder unit protruding in the lengthwise direction... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20150118530 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes battery cells in a plurality of neighboring rows arranged in a first direction, each row of the neighboring rows including a plurality of the battery cells arranged in a second direction, a holder between the neighboring rows of the battery cells, the holder having a first... Agent:

20150118531 - Method for cold-forging thin-walled portion and explosion-proof valve: A method for cold-forging a thin-walled portion by which a thin-walled portion having a set thickness is formed directly from a metal base plate having a sufficiently large thickness and an explosion-proof valve are provided. Blade side surfaces of upper and lower dies for shearing the metal base plate are... Agent:

20150118532 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes: a case; a first electrode assembly accommodated in the case; and second and third electrode assemblies accommodated in the case at positions adjacent to the case with the first electrode assembly being disposed therebetween. The second and third electrode assemblies have thicknesses different from that of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20150118533 - Secondary batteries and methods of manufacturing the same: Provided is a secondary battery. The secondary battery includes: an electrode assembly including a positive electrode plate, a separator, and a negative electrode plate wound around a first axis extending in a first direction, having a thickness in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction and a length in... Agent:

20150118534 - Battery well for a medical testing device: An electronic device may include a battery well and a plurality of tabs. The battery well may receive a disk-shaped battery and may include an annular sidewall, an open end, an end wall and a recess. The open end may be disposed at a first end of the sidewall. The... Agent: Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc.

20150118535 - Battery based on organosulfur species: Metal-sulfur batteries, such as lithium-sulfur batteries, are prepared using one or more organosulfur species such as organic polysulfides and organic polythiolates as part of the liquid or gel electrolyte solution, as part of the cathode, and/or as part of a functionalized porous polymer providing an intermediate separator element.... Agent: Arkema Inc.

20150118536 - Battery temperature control unit: A battery temperature control unit 1 for controlling a temperature of an internal space 21 of a module case 22 is provided. The battery temperature control unit 1 includes a unit case 3 which is arranged in the internal space 21 of the module case 22 and includes an air... Agent:

20150118538 - Refrigerant distributor for a hybrid or electric vehicle, and refrigerant circuit having a refrigerant distributor: b

20150118537 - System and method for battery cell thermal management using carbon-based thermal films: The present disclosure relates to thermal management in battery cells and battery modules. A thermal assembly for a battery cell includes a battery cell having a battery cell packaging and a thermal pouch formed from a continuous carbon-based thermal film. The thermal pouch is configured to contact both the battery... Agent:

20150118539 - Resin composition, separator for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and production method therefor, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: e

20150118540 - Separator for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A separator according to the present disclosure is a separator for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery that includes a porous layer that contains cellulose fibers and resin particles. The ratio of the amount of the resin particles to the total amount of the cellulose fibers and the resin particles increases... Agent:

20150118541 - Battery module having assembly coupling structure: Disclosed herein is a battery module including a battery cell array including two or more stacked battery cells, each of which is configured to have a structure in which an electrode assembly, including a cathode, an anode, and a separator disposed between the cathode and the anode, is received in... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20150118542 - Method for preparing lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery prepared therefrom: and a second cell using a second cathode active material being generally used into activation under different voltage conditions, and then electrically connecting the first cell and the second cell in the step of assembling unit cells; and a lithium secondary battery prepared from the method. According to the present... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20150118543 - Pouch-type battery with improved safety by coating sealing unit with flame retardant and heat resistant resin composition prepared by mixing flame retardant material and heat resistant material to thermoplastic resin or thermosetting resin and production: The present invention relates to a pouch-type lithium secondary battery comprising: an electrode assembly which includes an anode, a separator, and a cathode; and a pouch which has a groove for accommodating the electrode assembly and an edge of which the upper and lower parts are formed in a flange... Agent: Eig Ltd.

20150118544 - Device for encapsulating a sensitive device and process for producing said device: An encapsulation device comprises at least one assembly containing particles comprising at least a first material. The assembly has an open porosity. The particles: are distributed over a geometric structure that has a degree of compactness of said particles of greater than around 50% and preferably of greater than 60%,... Agent:

20150118545 - Flat battery: There is provided a flat battery (1) which includes: a bottomed cylindrical positive electrode can (10); a bottomed cylindrical negative electrode can (20) covering the opening of the positive electrode can; and a gasket (30) sandwiched between the positive electrode can and the negative electrode can. The gasket includes: a... Agent: Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

20150118546 - Battery and method for producing the battery: A battery includes an external terminal member and an insulating member on an outer surface of a lid member so that an interval between the insulating member and the lid member is smaller in a long side of the lid member than in a short side. A weld mark is... Agent:

20150118547 - Bushing forming a terminal for a lithium storage battery and related storage battery: The present invention relates to a bushing forming a terminal for a storage battery, made through an opening connecting to either side of a wall comprising two opposing surfaces, which comprises: two electrically insulating washers, each comprising a bearing portion resting by the surface thereof under pressure against one of... Agent:

20150118548 - Electrolytic solution, method for preparing ester compound contained therein and lithium secondary cell: Provided is a lithium secondary cell which has high capacity, suppresses deterioration in capacity and improves cycle characteristics particularly when used in high-temperature environments and has long lifespan. Provided is a lithium secondary cell including a positive electrode active material layer containing a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode... Agent: Nec Corporation

20150118549 - Lithium battery: The present invention is to provide a lithium battery with a higher initial capacity than ever before. Disclosed is a lithium battery containing: a cathode containing LiMPO4 (in which M is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Co, Fe, Mn and Ni); an anode containing a... Agent:

20150118550 - Carbon strcutre electrode for redox flow battery, method of preparing carbon strcutre electrode for redox flow battery, and carbon strcutre electrode structure for redox flow battery: Disclosed is a carbon structure electrode for redox flow batteries, which includes a plurality of spherical macropores formed on a surface of a polymer-derived carbon structure and inside the polymer-derived carbon structure so as to allow electrolyte migration. The carbon structure electrode for redox flow batteries has excellent electrical conductivity... Agent:

20150118552 - Cation-conductive conformal ultrathin polymer electrolytes: A composite having an electrically conductive substrate and a polymer derived from a vinyl-containing siloxane monomer coating on the substrate. A method of electropolymerizing a vinyl-containing siloxane monomer to form a coating on an electrically conductive substrate.... Agent: The Government Of The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secrelary Of The Navy

20150118551 - Positive electrode for secondary battery, method for producing the same, and nonaqueous secondary battery: A positive electrode active material layer comprises a coating layer for coating at least part of surfaces of positive electrode active material particles. The coating layer comprises alternate layers of a cationic material layer containing a cationic material having a positive zeta potential and an anionic material layer containing an... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20150118553 - Current collector, electrode structure, nonaqueous electrolyte battery and electrical storage device, and method for producing current collector: Current collector, an electrode structure, a non-aqueous electrolyte battery, and an electrical storage device having superior shut down function are provided. According to the present invention, a current collector having a resin layer on at least one side of a conductive substrate is provided. Here, thermoplastic resin particles substantially free... Agent:

20150118556 - Binder composition for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing the same, and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: A binder composition for a rechargeable lithium battery, a method of preparing the same, and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same. The binder composition includes lithium polyacrylate and a solvent and has a viscosity of about 500 cps to about 5000 cps.... Agent:

20150118555 - Electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery, and lithium-ion secondary battery using said electrode: An electrode of a lithium-ion secondary battery includes: an electrode film that contains a conductive auxiliary agent, a binder and an active material; and an electrode foil, on a surface of which the electrode film is formed. The conductive auxiliary agent is carbon nano-fibers and the carbon nano-fibers are contained... Agent: Mitsubishi Materials Corporation

20150118554 - Graphene-containing electrochemical device: A graphene-containing electrochemical device includes cathode/anode current collectors, cathode/anode active layers and a separator. The cathode/anode active layers are formed on the cathode/anode current collectors, and include a metal foil substrate and a graphene conductive layer. The graphene conductive layer includes several first graphene sheets and the polymer binder used... Agent: Enerage Inc.

20150118557 - Hydrogen storage alloy, hydrogen storage alloy electrode, secondary battery, and method for producing hydrogen storage alloy: Provided is a hydrogen storage alloy which is characterized in that two or more crystal phases having different crystal structures are layered in a c-axis direction of the crystal structures. The hydrogen storage alloy is further characterized in that a difference between a maximum value and a minimum value of... Agent: National Institute Of Advanced Industrial Science And Technology

20150118558 - Electrode material, electrode plate, lithium ion battery, manufacturing method for electrode material, and manufacturing method for electrode plate: An electrode material of the present invention includes surface-coated LixAyDzPO4 particles obtained by coating surfaces of LixAyDzPO4 (in which, A represents one or more selected from the group consisting of Co, Mn, Ni, Fe, Cu and Cr, D represents one or more selected from the group consisting of Mg, Ca,... Agent:

20150118559 - Composition for forming electrode of lithium secondary battery, electrode and lithium secondary battery:

20150118563 - Lithium-rich positive electrode material, lithium battery positive electrode, and lithium battery: The present invention discloses a lithium-rich positive electrode material, a lithium battery positive electrode, and a lithium battery. The lithium-rich positive electrode material has a coating structure, where a general structural formula of a core of the coating structure is as follows: z[xLi2MO3·(1−x)LiMeO2]·(1−z)Li1+dMy2−dO, where in the formula, 0<x<1, 0<z<1, and... Agent:

20150118561 - Process for preparing crystalline electrode materials and materials obtained therefrom: There is provided a process for preparing a crystalline electrode material, the process comprising: providing a liquid bath comprising the electrode material in a melted state; and introducing a precursor of the electrode material into the liquid bath, wherein the electrode material comprises lithium, a metal and phosphate. There is... Agent:

20150118560 - Process for producing electrode materials: e

20150118562 - Rechargeable lithium ion battery and method of preparing the same: A rechargeable lithium ion battery includes a positive electrode including a positive active material; negative electrode; and electrolyte, wherein the rechargeable lithium ion battery is used at a voltage of less than about 4.5 V, and activated by performing a first cycle charging at a voltage of greater than or... Agent:

20150118564 - Positive electrode composition for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method of manufacturing thereof: wherein 1.00≦a≦1.50, 0.00≦x≦0.50, 0.00≦y≦0.50, 0.000≦z≦0.020, 0.002≦α≦0.020, 0.002≦β≦0.020, and 0.00≦x+y≦0.70, M1 represents at least one element selected from the group consisting of Mn and Al, and M2 represents at least one element selected from the group consisting of Zr, Ti, Mg, Ta, and V, and a boron compound including at least... Agent:

20150118565 - Lithium battery cathode: A novel lithium battery cathode, a lithium ion battery using the same and processes and preparation thereof are disclosed. The battery cathode is formed by force spinning. Fiber spinning allows for the formation of core-shell materials using material chemistries that would be incompatible with prior spinning techniques. A fiber spinning... Agent: The Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System

20150118566 - Negative electrode material for secondary battery, and secondary battery: the graphite has exothermic peaks in the range of 600° C. or lower and in the range of 690° C. or higher in DTA measurement, or the graphite has a full width at half maximum of a (101) peak of the hexagonal crystal graphite of 0.2575° or less in XRD... Agent: Nec Corporation

20150118567 - Silicon carbon composite cathode material and preparation method thereof, and lithium-ion battery: A silicon carbon composite cathode material includes a graphite particle, further includes a silicon or silicon-containing particle, and includes a porous carbon layer, where the silicon or silicon-containing particle is distributed in vicinity of the graphite particle, the porous carbon layer coats a surface of the graphite particle and the... Agent:

20150118568 - Secondary battery and method for manufacturing secondary battery: A secondary battery has an electrode laminated body and a collector member. The laminated body is formed of a laminated electrode sheet. The collector member is bonded to a collector foil laminated portion of the electrode sheet not formed with an active material layer. The collector foil laminated portion and... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20150118569 - Electric storage device: An electric storage device according to the present invention includes: an electrode assembly including positive and negative electrode plates that are insulated from each other, at least one of the electrode plates having an active material layer formed part and an active material layer non-formed part; positive and negative current... Agent:

20150118570 - Non-aqueous electrolyte battery, separator, battery pack, electronic device, electromotive vehicle, power storage apparatus, and electric power system: Batteries, separators, battery packs, electronic devices, electromotive vehicles, power storage apparatus, and electric power systems are provided. In one embodiment, a battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolytic solution holding layer between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The electrolytic solution holding layer includes a... Agent:

20150118571 - Fluorine-containing lithium-garnet-type oxide ceramics: A lithium lanthanum zirconium oxide (LLZO) having a garnet crystal structure contains fluorine in an amount up to 40 mol %. The fluorine, which may be in the form of a lithium compound such as lithium fluoride, may act as a sintering aid and promote formation of the cubic garnet... Agent: Shanghai Institute Of Ceramics, Chinese Acadamy Of Sciences

20150118574 - Positive electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery, and lithium-ion secondary battery: A positive electrode for a lithium-ion secondary battery includes a positive electrode particle including a positive active material including a lithium salt, and a coating layer including an amorphous carbonaceous layer on a surface of the positive active material, and a sulfide solid electrolyte contacting the coating layer, wherein the... Agent:

20150118573 - Solid electrolyte, method for producing solid electrolyte, and lithium-ion battery: A solid electrolyte includes a plurality of particles having lithium ionic conductivity and a matrix which is interposed among the particles so as to be in contact with each of the particles and is formed from an amorphous material containing the following (a) and (b): (a) lithium atoms; and (b)... Agent:

20150118572 - Solid-state battery and methods of fabrication: The present disclosure generally provides for a solid-state battery, and methods of fabricating embodiments of the solid-state battery. Embodiments of the present disclosure may include an electrode for a solid-state battery, the electrode including: a current collector region including a conductive, lithium electroactive material; and a plurality of nanowires contacting... Agent: Battery Energy Storage Systems-technologies

20150118576 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery which is one example of an embodiment of the present disclosure is a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a non-aqueous electrolyte which contains a non-aqueous solvent. The non-aqueous solvent contains a fluoroethylene carbonate, a difluorobutylene carbonate, and at least one of a fluorinated chain carbonate... Agent:

20150118575 - Rechargeable lithium battery: n

20150118577 - Lithium secondary battery: An embodiment of the present invention relates to a lithium secondary battery comprising: a positive electrode comprising a positive electrode active material; and an electrolytic solution comprising a nonaqueous electrolytic solvent, wherein the positive electrode active material operates at a potential of 4.5 V or more versus lithium, and the... Agent:

20150118578 - Cathode for lithium sulfur battery and method for preparing thereof: Disclosed is a cathode for a lithium sulfur battery comprising a sulfur-containing active material, an electrolyte in which a lithium salt is dissolved in an ether-based solvent, and an additional liquid active material in the form of Li2Sx (0<x≦9) dissolved in the electrolyte, and a lithium sulfur battery using the... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20150118580 - Electrolyte for non-aqueous electrolyte battery, and non-aqueous electrolyte battery using same: What is disclosed is a non-aqueous electrolyte for non-aqueous electrolyte battery including a non-aqueous solvent and at least lithium hexafluorophosphate as a solute. This electrolyte is characterized by containing at least one siloxane compound represented by the general formula (1) or the general formula (2). This electrolyte has a storage... Agent:

20150118579 - Electrolytic solution for nonaqueous electrolyte batteries and nonaqueous electrolyte battery using the same: wherein M represents Fe, Sn, Si, Ge or Ti; x is 3 when M is Fe, and 2 when M is Sn, Si, Ge or Ti; and y is an integer of 1 to 3, wherein the content of the oxalato salt is 6500 mass ppm or less and the... Agent:

20150118581 - Rechargeable lithium ion battery, and manufacturing method for rechargeable lithium ion battery: A rechargeable lithium ion battery including a negative active material, the negative active material including a carbon-based active material, and an electrolyte solution that includes a S═O-containing compound, the S═O-containing compound having a structure that is selected according to a G band/D band ratio of the carbon-based active material.... Agent:

20150118582 - Non-carbon based lithium-air electrode: A cathode current collector for a lithium-air battery includes a carbon-free, conductive, porous matrix. The matrix may include a metal boride, a metal carbide, a metal nitride, a metal oxide and/or a metal halide. Example matrix materials are antimony-doped tin oxide and titanium oxide. A carbon-free cathode exhibits improved mechanical... Agent:

20150118583 - Metal-air fuel cells and methods of removing spent fuel therefrom: This invention is directed to a metal-air electrochemical power sources, specifically zinc-air batteries and fuel cells, and methods for removing solid or semi-solid spent fuel using a thickener-liquefier pair.... Agent:

20150118584 - Cathode for a lithium/air battery, comprising a bilayer structure of different catalysts and lithium/air battery comprising this cathode: A catalytic cathode, intended for a lithium-air battery comprising catalytic particles supported on electron-conducting particles, comprises a first face intended to be in contact with an ion-conducting material and a second face intended to be in contact with atmospheric oxygen, and comprises at least: a first catalytic layer intended to... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20150118585 - Electronic device with uncontained air breathing battery: A portable electronics device includes a case, an electrical plane disposed within the case, and a laminated self-supporting uncontained air breathing membrane electrode assembly (MEA). The MEA includes an air positive electrode, a metal negative electrode, and a solid electrolyte in ionic communication with the electrodes. This arrangement, in certain... Agent:

20150118586 - Method of operating a fuel cell: The present invention relates to a method of determining the net water drag coefficient (rd) in a fuel cell. By measuring the velocity of the fluid stream at the outlet of the anode, rd can be determined. Real time monitoring and adjustments of the water balance of a fuel cell... Agent:

20150118587 - Fuel cell stack including dummy cell: A fuel cell stack including a dummy cell for effectively discharging condensate water of the stack is provided. At least one cathode/anode dummy cell is stacked between a reaction of a stack power generator and end plates at both ends of the stack to discharge water out of stack. An... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20150118588 - Fuel cell system: A complete fuel cell system (10) is described. The fuel cell system (10) comprises at least two fuel precursors (16, 18) that react to create hydrogen. A solid fuel precursor (18) can be carried in disposable fuel cartridges (100). A passive pressure control system including a dose pump (22) and... Agent: Societe Bic

20150118589 - Solid oxide fuel cell system: A solid oxide fuel cell system including a reformer, a solid oxide fuel cell configured to generate electric power by using a hydrogen-containing gas supplied from the reformer to an anode and air supplied to a cathode, a heat radiator configured to radiate heat from at least one of an... Agent:

20150118590 - Methods for operating a fuel cell system: Methods of operating a fuel cell system, wherein the fuel cell system is purged at system start-up, are disclosed. The purging automatically stops when the anode plenum is fully purged and replaced with fuel. Also discussed are purge valves that are manually turned ON but are automatically turned OFF as... Agent:

20150118591 - Fuel cell stack assembly: A fuel cell stack assembly comprises a plurality of fuel cells in a stack, the stack defining two opposing parallel end faces. An end plate assembly is provided at each opposing end face of the stack. The end plate assemblies are coupled together to thereby maintain the fuel cells in... Agent: Intelligent Energy Limited

20150118592 - High performance reversible electrochemical cell for h2o electrolysis or conversion of co2 and h2o to fuel: The present invention relates to a reversible electrochemical cell, such as an electrolysis cell for water splitting or for conversion of carbon dioxide and water into fuel. The present invention relates also to an electrochemical cell that when operated in reverse performs as a fuel cell. The electrochemical cell comprises... Agent:

20150118593 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack includes: a cell stack structure formed by stacking a plurality of cells; a pair of current collectors; a pair of end members; and a fastener band wrapped around a cell stack formed by stacking the cell stack structure, the pair of current collectors, and the pair... Agent:

20150118594 - Membrane electrode assemblies: The membrane electrode assemblies according to the instant invention contains at least one phosphoric acid-containing polymer electrolyte membrane and two gas diffusion electrodes one of each located at both sides of said membrane, each of the gas diffusion electrodes having at least one catalyst layer facing towards the membrane. At... Agent:

20150118596 - Gas diffusion electrode medium for fuel cell: A gas diffusion electrode medium is for a fuel cell, has a low in-plane gas permeability and favorable water drainage characteristics in addition to high conductivity, and is able to exhibit high cell performance across a wide temperature range from low temperatures to high temperatures. The gas diffusion electrode medium... Agent:

20150118595 - Gas diffusion layer with flowpaths: A gas diffusion layer with flowpaths in which electroconductive wires form flow channels disposed upon an electroconductive substrate, the flow channels formed by the electroconductive wires having a height of 300 μm or less, and flow channels formed by adjacent electroconductive wires having an equivalent diameter of 300 μm or... Agent:

20150118597 - Metal separator for solid oxide regenerative fuel cell coated with conductive spinel oxide film, method for producing the same and solid oxide regenerative fuel cell including the same: Disclosed is a metal separator for a solid oxide regenerative fuel cell coated with a conductive spinel oxide film. In the conductive spinel oxide film, yttrium is added to a manganese-cobalt spinel oxide to suppress growth of an insulating oxide film on the surface of the metal separator and volatilization... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20150118598 - Method for recovering fuel cell performance by using electrode reversal: A method for recovering fuel cell performance by regenerating electrode characteristics through electrode reversal in order to partially recover performance of a degraded polymer electrolyte fuel cell is provided. The method includes reversing electrodes by supplying an anode of a degraded fuel cell stack with air and supplying a cathode... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20150118599 - Composite filaments having thin claddings, arrays of composite filaments, fabrication and applications thereof: A method of fabricating composite filaments is provided. An initial composite filament including a core and a cladding (such as a Pt-group metal) is cut into smaller pieces (or is first mechanically reduced and then cut into smaller pieces). The smaller pieces of the filaments are inserted into a metal... Agent:

20150118600 - Microporous layer structures and gas diffusion layer assemblies for enhanced water management in proton exchange membrane fuel cells: A microporous layer forming a portion of a gas diffusion layer assembly positioned adjacent to a catalyst layer within a fuel cell electrode. The microporous includes a first carbon-based material layer comprising a plurality of hydrophobic pores with a diameter of 0.05 to 0.2 μm and a plurality of bores... Agent:

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