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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and processBelow are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 12/05/2013 > 90 patent applications in 59 patent subcategories.
20130323535 - Biogenerator constructed using live cell cultures: An apparatus (or a biogenerator) is disclosed which utilizes the electrochemical polarization of epithelial cells to generate electricity. The apparatus employs living cells to convert chemical energy into electricity. The biogenerator is capable of supplying electricity to other devices continuously for extended periods of time. Because the apparatus may be... Agent:
20130323538 - Battery unit and electrical device: A battery unit provided with a flat battery and a substrate having a circuit formed thereon is provided in a compact form as a whole. The battery unit (1) includes a flat battery (2) in a flat shape having an upper surface and a bottom surface and a substrate (61)... Agent: Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.
20130323537 - Non-aqueous electrolyte battery and pack battery: According to one embodiment, a non-aqueous electrolyte battery includes an outer package, a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a non-aqueous electrolyte, wherein the negative electrode includes a current collector and a negative electrode layer formed on at least one surface of the current collector, and the negative electrode layer... Agent:
20130323536 - Rechargeable battery pack: Disclosed is a rechargeable battery pack which can reduce the number of parts and simplify the assembly process. The rechargeable battery pack includes an electrode assembly performing charging and discharging operations, a protection circuit module insulation assembly, and a case accommodating the electrode assembly and bonded to the protection circuit... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130323539 - Fuel cell system and fuel cell system control method: A controller (control portion) of a fuel cell system is provided with a flow path switching control device that switches a thermostat valve (flow path switching valve) so that, after a fuel cell has stopped generating electric power, coolant is supplied to a radiator circulation path until the coolant temperature... Agent:
20130323540 - Fuel cell system and vehicle equipped with the same: The invention aims to reduce degradation of the power generation performance of a fuel cell during a prolonged high load operation with high effectiveness. A fuel cell vehicle correlates the dryness of an electrolyte membrane to the cell temperature, while performing power generation control of a fuel cell based on... Agent:
20130323541 - Air electrode for air battery, method of producing same, and air battery: An air electrode for an air battery is provided constituting an air battery that is provided with an air electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte interposed between the air electrode and the negative electrode, and containing the air electrode contains a magnet, and also an air battery having this... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130323542 - Electrochemical cell based on lithium technology with internal reference electrode, process for its production and methods for simultaneous monitoring of the voltage or impedance of the anode and the cathode thereof: The present invention is directed to an electrochemical cell based on lithium technology, comprising the following components: a positive electrode containing a cathode material, a separator made of an electrically insulating material, a negative a electrode containing an anode material, the electrodes and the separator having layer or sheet form,... Agent:
20130323543 - Temperature-control device and method for the temperature control of an energy store: The invention relates to a temperature-control device for the temperature control of an energy source, wherein the temperature-control device comprises a temperature-control unit, which has at least one Peltier element which is arranged between an accommodation area for the energy source and a fluid area in a thermally effective manner.... Agent: Behr Gmbh & Co. Kg
20130323544 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: In non-aqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, an organic solvent is used for an electrolyte. Thus, the non-aqueous electrolyte may be decomposed to produce a gas in the battery to abruptly raise the internal pressure of the battery in an abnormal state such as an internal short circuit or overcharge. In order... Agent: Shin-kobe Electric Machinery Co., Ltd.
20130323545 - Pressure equalizing element, battery having a pressure equalizing element, and motor vehicle having a corresponding battery: A pressure equalizing element for a housing comprises a head section, a body section, and a duct, through which air can pass and which extends through the head section and the body section. A drying element, which has a desiccant that draws moisture from air flowing through the duct, is... Agent:
20130323547 - Breaker, safety circuit with breaker and secondary battery with breaker: A digging-into portion 91 formed in a fixed part 42 of a movable piece 4 digs into and fits with a protrusion 74a of a resin casing 71, and the movable piece 4 is firmly fixed to the resin casing 71. Thereby, the posture of the movable piece 4 relative... Agent: Komatsulite Mfg. Co., Ltd.
20130323546 - Rechargeable secondary battery: A secondary battery including a first electrode assembly, a second electrode assembly, a case accommodating the first and second electrode assemblies, a terminal part electrically connected to the first and second electrode assemblies, and exposed to an outside of the case, and a plurality of short circuit inducing members between... Agent: Sb Limotive Co., Ltd.
20130323548 - Battery assembly, unit cell and cut-off device: In an aspect, a battery assembly is adapted to accommodate a plurality of unit cells, the battery assembly has: a unit cell wiring configured to provide at least one connection for the unit cells; a cut-off device having a fuse circuit and a heater circuit, the fuse circuit configured to... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC
20130323549 - Battery module and bus bar applied to battery module: Disclosed is a battery module capable of ensuring safety in use by breaking a bus bar when an overcurrent flows at the battery module. The battery module includes at least one unit cell, a case for accommodating the unit cell, and a bus bar electrically connected to the unit cell,... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130323550 - Battery pack pressure valve: Various embodiments are described herein for a pressure valve for a battery pack comprising a housing that has a cavity, a first plate inside the cavity and an expansible chamber inside the cavity between the first plate and the bottom of the housing. The first plate and the expansible chamber... Agent:
20130323551 - Battery pack container and apparatus for cooling power storage battery pack using the same: Disclosed is an apparatus for cooling a battery pack, having a stack having a plurality of battery pack containers in a multi-layered structure, the battery pack container having an inner space to receive a battery pack and includes a first and second side plate facing each other to form side... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130323553 - Battery cell monitoring unit, method for fault detection and elimination therein, battery system and motor vehicle: A battery cell monitoring unit for monitoring battery cells includes at least one reference input for a reference voltage and at least one measurement input for a measurement voltage. The battery cell monitoring unit is configured to compare the reference voltage with at least one expected reference voltage value and... Agent:
20130323552 - Electricity storage module: An electricity storage module includes a plurality of electricity storage cells and a plurality of electricity storage cell holders. Each of the plurality of electricity storage cell holders includes a thermistor holding portion. At least one of the thermistor holding portions of the plurality of electricity storage cell holders is... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20130323554 - Battery management system for a battery cell with a pressure-sensitive film sensor: A battery management system is configured for use with a battery having at least one battery cell with a cell housing and an electrode winding arranged inside the cell housing. The battery management system includes a battery state detection mechanism. The electrode winding is covered at least partially by a... Agent:
20130323555 - Lithium-ion rechargeable battery anode, lithium-ion rechargeable battery utilizing the lithium-ion rechargeable battery anode, and manufacturing method thereof: A lithium-ion rechargeable battery, and an anode for a lithium-ion rechargeable battery containing an anode mix layer including a high density anode mix layer formed over an anode current collector, and a low density anode mix layer formed over the high density anode mix layer; and in which the electrode... Agent:
20130323556 - Mandrel for preparation of jelly-roll type electrode assembly: Disclosed herein is a mandrel configured to be used in a winding process for manufacturing a jelly roll type electrode assembly using a long sheet type stack of a cathode/separator/anode structure, wherein the mandrel is oval in a section perpendicular to a rotational central axis of the mandrel and is... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130323557 - Secondary battery and method for manufacturing same: A secondary battery includes a vessel exterior provided with positive and negative electrode external terminals; an electrode group in which positive and negative electrode plates are wound while allowing a separator to intervene therebetween, and collector portions are provided at the both ends thereof; a shaft core in which the... Agent:
20130323558 - Contoured battery case based on cell shapes: A battery case houses a battery with a plurality of non-prismatic electrochemical cells and at least one electronic component. The battery case includes a plurality of cell housings and at least one electronic component housing that accommodates the at least one electronic component. The plurality of cell housings each (1)... Agent:
20130323560 - Battery module of excellent structural stability: Disclosed is a battery module including a base plate on which unit modules, each with two or more secondary batteries therein, are stacked in a vertically erected state, a pair of end plates disposed in tight contact with outer surfaces of outermost unit modules while bottoms of the end plates... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130323559 - High capacity battery cell employed with two or more unit cells: Disclosed herein is a secondary battery including two or more stacking-folding type cells (‘unit cells’) manufactured by winding small-sized electrode assemblies (‘bicells’) constructed in a stacking type structure in which electrodes having the same polarity are located at opposite sides of each electrode assembly and small sized electrode assemblies (‘full... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130323561 - Methods and systems for supporting a battery: A battery support includes a base having an upper surface and a lower surface, a spine extending downwardly from and axially along the base such that at least a portion of the base is cantilevered from the spine, and at least one rib extending downwardly from the base and laterally... Agent:
20130323562 - Ceramic enclosed thermal battery: At least a portion of the enclosure of a thermal battery is formed of a ceramic material that is non-porous and electrically-non-conductive. The thermal battery includes at least one cell, a squib that when activated causes the at least one cell to become active, and an enclosure that surrounds the... Agent: Eaglepicher Technologies, LLC
20130323564 - Battery pack assembly: A battery pack includes a plurality of prismatic format batteries in a stacked configuration. Flexible graphite sheet heat spreaders are interposed between adjacent prismatic batteries in the stack. A heat sink extends the length of the stack of prismatic format batteries. But heat spreader major surfaces contact the heat sink... Agent:
20130323563 - Pouch type secondary battery: A pouch type secondary battery includes electrode assemblies each having a pair of long side surfaces and a pair of short side surfaces each connecting two side portions of the long side surfaces, one of the pair of long side surfaces of one of the electrode assemblies and another one... Agent:
20130323567 - Molten salt battery and method for production thereof: It is an object to provide a molten salt battery which is capable of stably performing charging and discharging without using an internal elastic body for pressure contact as an essential constituent element. For achieving the object, the molten salt battery of the present invention includes: a molten salt battery... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20130323565 - Multi-cell battery: A flexible battery includes a first substrate layer with a first cell portion, a second cell portion, and a bridge portion connecting the first and second cell portions. An electrical bridge electrically couples a first electrochemical cell to a second electrochemical cell in series or parallel, and an electrical bridge... Agent:
20130323566 - Thin secondary battery: A thin secondary battery with a power-generating element 10 including positive electrode sheets 12 and negative electrode sheets 14 stacked with separators 5 interposed therebetween, wherein the outermost positive electrode sheet 12 of the power-generating element 10 includes a first resin layer 6a, instead of a positive electrode active material... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130323568 - Solid battery: A solid battery has a first electrode layer, second electrode layer, and solid electrolyte layer disposed therebetween. A first insulating layer is disposed on an outer perimeter of the first electrode layer; a lamination face of the first electrode layer taking a lamination direction of the first electrode layer, the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130323569 - Separator for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: A separator for a rechargeable lithium battery includes a porous substrate; and a coating layer disposed on one or more sides of the porous substrate, the coating layer including organic particles and a binder polymer, wherein the organic particles include a material different from that of the binder polymer and... Agent:
20130323570 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery has a positive electrode plate containing a positive electrode active material capable of reversibly absorbing and desorbing lithium; a negative electrode plate containing a negative electrode active material capable of reversibly absorbing and desorbing lithium; a separator separating the positive electrode plate and the negative... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130323571 - Electrochemical cells with ionic liquid electrolyte: The present invention provides a lithium-ion electrochemical cell comprising an ionic liquid electrolyte solution and a positive electrode having a carbon sheet current collector.... Agent:
20130323572 - Electrochemical cell unit for a secondary battery: e
20130323573 - Secondary battery: The present invention provides a secondary battery including stacks that are hermetically enclosed in a battery can with a bottom, each stack having an alternate arrangement of a metallic current collector having a negative electrode active material layer formed on a surface thereof, a separator that retains an electrolyte, and... Agent: Shin-kobe Electric Machinery Co., Ltd.
20130323575 - Assembled battery device: An assembled battery device (1) of the present invention includes: a plurality of single cells (11) electrically connected to each other and arranged in a row; and a thermal emission tape disposed between a single cell (A) and a single cell (B) that are adjacent to each other among the... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20130323574 - Electric cells and assembled battery: An electric cell comprises: a power generating element including electrodes; a cell container including a cell case for housing the power generating element and a cell cover for sealing an opening of the cell case; two external terminals disposed on the cell cover; and two collector electrodes for connecting the... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.
20130323576 - Power storage device: A power storage device includes a plurality of power storage modules, a first connecting plate, and a second connecting plate. Each of the plurality of power storage modules includes a plurality of power storage cells, a first end plate, and a second end plate. The first end plate includes a... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20130323577 - Electrode lead and secondary battery having the same: An electrode lead is applied as a part of at least one of a cathode lead and an anode lead of a secondary battery and includes a first metal plate and a second metal plate spaced apart from each other with a gap therebetween and having coating layers formed on... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130323578 - Alkaline rechargeable battery: An alkaline rechargeable battery comprises an electrode assembly formed of a positive electrode and a negative electrode stacked with a separator interposed between and an alkaline electrolyte, wherein the positive electrode holds a positive electrode mixture containing positive-electrode active material particles, each comprising of a base particle formed primarily of... Agent:
20130323579 - Cover having metallic grid structure and method for manufacturing the cover: Provided are a cover having a metallic grid structure and a method for manufacturing the cover. The cover includes a pattern portion formed of a metallic material, in which a plurality of patterns are independently disposed spaced apart from each other and an injection portion disposed between pattern portions to... Agent:
20130323580 - Secondary battery having improved reliability for humidity penetration: Disclosed is a secondary battery with improved long-term reliability for humidity penetration. The pouch-type secondary battery includes an electrode assembly to which an electrode lead is attached, and a pouch package accommodating the electrode assembly so that the electrode lead is partially exposed outwards, the pouch package having a sealing... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130323581 - Bismuth-tin binary anodes for rechargeable magnesium-ion batteries: A rechargeable magnesium-ion battery includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and an electrolyte layer between the first electrode and the second electrode. The electrolyte includes a source of magnesium ions, such as a magnesium salt. The first electrode includes an active material, the active material including tin and bismuth,... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
20130323582 - Indium-tin binary anodes for rechargeable magnesium-ion batteries: A rechargeable magnesium-ion battery includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and an electrolyte layer between the first electrode and the second electrode. The electrolyte includes a source of magnesium ions, such as a magnesium salt. The first electrode includes an active material, the active material including indium and tin,... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
20130323584 - Method for producing an electrode/separator stack including filling with an electrolyte for use in an electrochemical energy storage cell: A method for producing an electrochemical energy storage cell, which has a stack 1 of sheets 2, in particular electrode and/or separator sheets 2, and a liquid electrolyte 4, has the following steps: producing interspaces between a large number of adjacent sheets 2 in the stack 1 (step S1), bringing... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh
20130323583 - Processes for the manufacture of conductive particle films for lithium ion batteries: The invention is directed to a process for forming a particle film on a substrate. Preferably, a series of corona guns, staggered to optimize film thickness uniformity, are oriented on both sides of a slowly translating grounded substrate (copper or aluminum for the anode or cathode, respectively). The substrate is... Agent:
20130323591 - Accumulator cell with coated terminal: An accumulator cell comprises two terminals. One terminal is provided with a coating made of a metal. The metal is identical to the metal of which the second terminal consists, or each terminal is coated with a coating made of the same metal. The disclosure further relates to an accumulator... Agent: Roberet Bosch Gmbh
20130323587 - Binder composition for electrode of electric storage device: A binder composition for an electrode of an electric storage device is provided. The binder composition comprises (A) at least one polymer selected from the group consisting of polyamic acids and imidized polymers thereof having an imidization rate of 50% or less and (B) water. The ratio Ma/Mb of the... Agent:
20130323589 - Current collector: A current collector for an electrochemical element including an aluminum foil showing a peak in the range between 945 cm−1 and 962 cm−1 in measurement of a surface layer of the aluminum foil by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. The current collector can be obtained by a manufacturing method which includes... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.
20130323588 - Electrode binder composition, electrode slurry, electrode, electrochemical device, method for producing electrode binder composition, and method for storing electrode binder composition: An electrode binder composition includes polymer particles. The polymer particles include 5 to 40 parts by mass of a constituent unit (A) derived from an alpha,beta-unsaturated nitrile compound, and 0.3 to 10 parts by mass of a constituent unit (B) derived from an unsaturated carboxylic acid, and have a number... Agent: Jsr Corporation
20130323586 - Manufacturing method of electrode, and battery: An electrode includes a current collector formed in a sheet and an electrode mixture layer formed on the surface of a current collector. An electrode mixture containing an active material is prepared by using a kneading machine. The electrode mixture on a surface of the current collector is coated. The... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130323585 - Negative electrode for power storage device and power storage device: A decomposition reaction of an electrolyte solution and the like caused as a side reaction of charge and discharge is minimized in repeated charge and discharge of a lithium ion battery or a lithium ion capacitor, and thus the lithium ion battery or the lithium ion capacitor can have long-term... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20130323590 - Sodium secondary battery electrode and sodium secondary battery: A sodium secondary battery electrode having an collector and an electrode mixture containing an electrode active material, a conductive material, and a binder, and wherein: the electrode active material has a sodium-containing transition metal compound, the conductivity of the electrode mixture is 5.0×10−3 S/cm or more, and the density of... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
20130323592 - Binder for electrode of lithium battery, and electrode and lithium battery containing the binder: A binder for an electrode of a lithium battery, an electrode including the binder, and a lithium battery including the binder. The binder includes an epoxy-phenolic resin and a rubber-based resin, and prevents deformation of an electrode even when expansion and contraction of an active material occur from charging and... Agent:
20130323593 - Rechargeable energy storage unit: A rechargeable energy storage unit is proposed. The rechargeable energy storage unit has a first and a second electrode. The first electrode is assigned an energy storage material in the form of metal particles made from at least one metal which can be deoxidized during charging operation of the energy... Agent:
20130323594 - Method of producing high purity siox nanoparticles with excellent volatility and apparatus for producing the same: The present disclosure provides a method of producing high purity SiOx nanoparticles with excellent volatility and an apparatus for producing the same, which enables mass production of SiOx nanoparticles by melting silicon through induction heating and injecting gas to a surface of the molten silicon. The apparatus includes a vacuum... Agent: Korea Institute Of Energy Research
20130323595 - Lithium ion battery electrode materials and methods of making the same: An example of a lithium ion battery electrode material includes a substrate, and a substantially graphitic carbon layer completely encapsulating the substrate. The substantially graphitic carbon layer is free of voids. Methods for making electrode materials are also disclosed herein.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20130323597 - Method for the production of an lmo product: A fused product including lithium-manganese spinel, which is optionally doped, having a spinel structure AB2O4, where the site A is occupied by lithium and the site B is occupied by manganese, it being possible for the site B to be doped with an element B′ and it being possible for... Agent: Saint-gobain Centre De Recherches Et D'etudes Europeen
20130323596 - Positive electrode active material, positive electrode, nonaqueous electrolyte cell, and method of preparing positive electrode active material: Disclosed herein is a positive electrode active material prepared by mixing a lithium-containing compound, a compound containing a transition metal to be put into a solid solution, and a compound containing a metallic element M2 different from the transition metal, and firing the mixture to form composite oxide particles, depositing... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130323598 - Lithium nickel cobalt manganese composite oxide cathode material: A lithium nickel cobalt manganese composite oxide cathode material includes a plurality of secondary particles. Each secondary particle consists of aggregates of fine primary particles. Each secondary particle includes lithium nickel cobalt manganese composite oxide, which is expressed as LiaNi1−b−cCobMncO2. An average formula of each secondary particle satisfies one condition... Agent: Fu Jen Catholic University
20130323601 - Graphite carbon composite material, carbon material for battery electrodes, and batteries: A graphite carbon composite material including a graphite material having diversity in the sizes of optical anisotropic structure and optical isotropic structure, the ratio thereof, and crystal direction, and a carbon material on the way to a graphitized structure of easily-graphitizable carbon. Also disclosed is a carbon material for a... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.
20130323600 - Potato-shaped graphite particles with low impurity rate at the surface, method for preparing the same: Modified graphite particles are obtained from graphite or based on graphite. The particles have impurities in their internal structure and have on the surface a low, even nil, rate of an impurity or several impurities. In addition, these particles have at least one of the following characteristics: a tab density... Agent: Hydro Quebec
20130323602 - Composite metal foil and production method therefor: A composite metal foil is provided comprising a porous metal foil comprising a two-dimensional network structure composed of a metal fiber, and a primer provided on at least a part of the interior and/or periphery of pores of the porous metal foil. According to the present invention, it is possible... Agent: Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd.
20130323603 - Solid high-ionic conductor for battery and lithium-sulfur battery using the same: The present invention provides a lithium-sulfur battery using a solid high-ionic conductor in a three-dimensional (3D) porous structure. In particular, at a higher temperature (120° C. or higher) than a melting temperature, the lithium-sulfur battery does not have fluid sulfur leaking outside of a battery cell electrode. The lithium-sulfur battery... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20130323604 - Garnet-type solid electrolyte, secondary battery containing garnet-type solid electrolyte, and method of producing garnet-type solid electrolyte: A garnet-type solid electrolyte contains a crystal having (110) face, (1-10) face, (112) face, (1-12) face, and (11-2) face, the garnet-type solid electrolyte being Li7La3Zr2O12. A battery includes a solid electrolyte interposed between a positive and a negative electrode, the solid electrolyte being the garnet-type solid electrolyte. A method of... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130323606 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The present invention is aimed at providing a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery capable of improving cycling characteristics by improving a positive electrode active material when particles with a structure in which primary particles are aggregated to front, secondary particles are used as the positive electrode active material of the nonaqueous... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130323605 - Nonaqueous electrolyte solution for batteries, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using same: A nonaqueous electrolyte solution for secondary batteries, which maintains small internal resistance and high electrical capacitance in long-term use in a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery uses, as an active material, a crystalline carbon material having a high crystallinity, and a negative electrode produced using a polymeric carboxylic compound as a... Agent: Denso Corporation
20130323607 - Secondary electrochemical cells with separator and electrolyte combination: A secondary electrochemical cell comprises an anode, a cathode including electrochemically active cathode material, a separator between the anode and the cathode, and an electrolyte. The electrolyte comprises at least one salt dissolved in at least one organic solvent. The separator in combination with the electrolyte has an area-specific resistance... Agent:
20130323609 - Battery with multilayer electrode: Provided is a battery which can prevent deactivation from occurring by avoiding solid deposition at electrodes. The battery includes an anion conductor, a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a first aqueous liquid electrolyte layer and a second aqueous liquid electrolyte layer, wherein the first aqueous liquid electrolyte layer and the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130323610 - Manufacturing method of oxygen reduction reaction catalysts and catalysts thereof, cathode using oxygen reduction reaction catalysts: This invention relates to a method of preparing an oxygen reduction reaction catalyst, an oxygen reduction reaction catalyst prepared thereby, and an electrode for a metal-air battery using the oxygen reduction reaction catalyst, wherein transition metal ions are adsorbed on a commercially available melamine foam and carbonized, and carbon black... Agent:
20130323611 - High energy density flow batteries: A nickel/zinc (Ni/Zn) flow battery employs a solid suspension charge material to maintain high charge density via stability of a suspension including a binder, conductive carbon and an electrolyte. Zinc oxide (ZnO) is employed as the anodic (anode) charge material and nickel hydroxide (Ni(OH)2) is employed as the cathodic (cathode)... Agent:
20130323612 - Desulfurization system, hydrogen-manufacturing system, fuel-cell system, fuel-desulfurization method, and method for manufacturing hydrogen: A desulfurization system includes: a fuel supply part for supplying a hydrocarbon-based fuel containing water and a sulfur compound to a subsequent stage; and a desulfurization part for desulfurizing the above hydrocarbon-based fuel supplied from the above fuel supply part, wherein, in the above desulfurization part, the above hydrocarbon-based fuel... Agent: Jx Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
20130323613 - Graphene-based self-humidifying membrane and self-humidifying fuel cell: A self-humidifying fuel cell is made by preparing a porous substrate, coating the substrate with a zeolitic material (or a graphene derivative) and filling the pores with a mixture of graphene derivative and proton-conducting material (or a proton-conducting material). The coating of the substrate includes selecting a zeolitic material, and... Agent: The Hong Kong University Of Science And Technology
20130323614 - Gas stream production: Gas Stream Production The present invention provides a method for the production of carbon dioxide and/or hydrogen gas streams, the method comprising: (i) thermally treating a feedstock material to produce a syngas comprising carbon monoxide and hydrogen and plasma-treating the syngas in a plasma treatment unit; (ii) reacting the plasma-treated... Agent: Advanced Plasma Power Limited
20130323615 - Fuel cell system and mobile article: There is disclosed a fuel cell system including a fuel cell, a fuel supply system to supply a fuel gas to the fuel cell, an injector which adjusts a gas state on an upstream side of the fuel supply system to supply the gas to a downstream side, and a... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130323619 - Fuel cell system: Provided is a fuel cell system for generating electricity by supplying a fuel cell with an anode gas and a cathode gas, the fuel cell system including: a buffer tank for storing an anode-off gas discharged from the fuel cell; a control valve for controlling a pressure of the anode... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
20130323617 - Method for optimizing the feed of fuel comprising a carbonyl-containing compound to the catalytic electrode of a fuel cell stack: A method for optimizing fuel feed of a fuel cell stack catalytic electrode, the fuel cell stack containing a cell comprising a proton exchange membrane located between said catalytic electrode and another electrode, operating in superstoichiometric mode, said fuel comprising a carbonyl-containing polluting agent compound reacting on said catalytic electrode,... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20130323618 - Pressure-regulating device for a system of fuel-cell stacks: A system of fuel-cell stacks is provided. The system includes fuel-cell stacks, a circuit for supplying each fuel-cell stack with an oxidizing fluid, a circuit for supplying each fuel-cell stack with a reducing fluid, and a pressure-regulating device fitted to the supply circuits so as to regulate the fluid pressure... Agent: Areva Stockage D"energie
20130323616 - System and method for minimizing fuel cell degradation after shutdown: A system and method is provided for minimizing the degradation of a fuel cell after shutdown by forcing remaining air out of a fuel cell system. Upon fuel cell shutdown, the flow of air to the cathode of the fuel cell can be kept at a low rate. The flow... Agent: Daimler Ag
20130323620 - Porous electrode substrate, method for manufacturing same, precursor sheet, membrane electrode assembly, and polymer electrolyte fuel cell: According to the present invention, a porous electrode substrate with greater sheet strength, lower production cost, and excellent gas permeability and conductivity as well as its manufacturing method are provided. Also provided are a precursor sheet for forming such a substrate, and a membrane electrode assembly and a polymer electrolyte... Agent: Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.
20130323621 - Silicified electrolyte material for fuel cell, method for its preparation and fuel cell using same: This material suitable for constituting an electrolyte for a fuel cell has a hydrophobic matrix comprising carbon, fluorine, oxygen and hydrogen, and silicon.... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique
20130323622 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes: a cell which has a first electrode to be exposed to a first gas, a second electrode to be exposed to a second gas and an electrolyte interposed between the first and second electrodes and which has a first circumferential surface consisting of a curved surface... Agent:
20130323623 - Fuel cell fluid channels: An example fuel cell assembly includes a plate having channels configured to facilitate movement of a fuel cell fluid near an area of active flow of fuel cell. The channels include portions having a varying depth that extend laterally outside of the area of active flow.... Agent:
20130323624 - Electrocatalyst for a fuel cell and the method of preparing thereof: The invention relates to an electrocatalyst for a fuel cell comprising carbon nanotubes as substrate, ruthenium oxide deposited on the substrate, platinum particles supported on the ruthenium oxide, and manganese dioxide layer coated on the surface of the ruthenium oxide-platinum particles deposited carbon nanotubes. The invention also relates to the... Agent: Nano And Advanced Materials Institute Limited11/28/2013 > 74 patent applications in 47 patent subcategories.
20130316195 - Method and apparatus for a small power source for an implantable device: An example includes apparatus including a non-thin-film battery, that can include an implantable housing, electronics disposed in the implantable housing, and a battery disposed in the implantable housing, the battery comprising: a plurality of cells electrically connected to one another, with at least one cell including a stack including at... Agent: Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.
20130316196 - Energy generation system and related uses thereof: A self contained energy generating system that comprises a galvanic battery and a power distribution system. The energy generating system is used to purify water by using a reverse osmosis device that draws in a source of water and transfers electrolytes to the galvanic battery. Upon contact with the electrolyte,... Agent: Concurrent Technologies Corporation (ctc)
20130316198 - Battery management systems with thermally integrated fire suppression: A thermal management system is integral to a battery pack and/or individual cells. It relies on passive liquid-vapor phase change heat removal to provide enhanced thermal protection via rapid expulsion of inert high pressure refrigerant during abnormal abuse events and can be integrated with a cooling system that operates during... Agent: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC
20130316197 - Energy storage article and method: Systems and methods for obtaining and/or maintaining a column height of an electrolyte relative to a separator surface within an energy storage device. Embodiments of the invention provide a wicking component, a current collector, and a bias component. The current collector is positioned to force the bias component to press... Agent: General Electric Company
20130316199 - Electrochemical balance in a vanadium flow battery: A Flow Cell System that utilizes a Vanadium Chemistry is provided. The flow cell system includes a stack, storage tanks for electrolyte, and a rebalance system coupled to correct the electrolyte oxidation state. Methods of rebalancing the negative imbalance and positive imbalance in the flow cell system are also disclosed.... Agent:
20130316200 - Power source apparatus having bus-bars: A power source apparatus including batteries having positive and negative electrode regions, parallel blocks with batteries stacked together and electrically connected in parallel, multiple parallel-series connected blocks with the parallel blocks electrically connected in series, and bus-bars having a plurality of terminal insertion holes. Batteries in a parallel block are... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130316201 - Secondary battery: There is proposed a secondary battery with a large capacity that excels in safety by causing a safety valve to reliably operate to immediately discharge gas produced in the battery in a limited battery space for the purpose of increasing the capacity and the energy density of the battery. The... Agent: Shin-kobe Electric Machinery Co., Ltd.
20130316202 - Battery cell holder of improved connecting reliability and battery module employed with the same: Disclosed is a battery cell holder configured so that a cylindrical battery cell is mounted therein, the battery cell holder including an upper cover including a first main body to cover an upper part of the battery cell in a state in which a first electrode terminal of the battery... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130316203 - Battery module: A battery module includes a frame, at least one first batteries array, at least one second batteries array, at least one heat dissipation slot and at least one modular heat dissipation structure. The first batteries array is accommodated in the frame, and includes a plurality of first batteries substantially arranged... Agent: Delta Electronics, Inc.
20130316209 - Battery and manufacturing method of the battery: A battery includes a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, a separator interposed between the first and second electrode plates, a closed-end cylindrical metal case accommodating these three elements, and a sealing member sealing an opening of the metal case with an insulating member interposed therebetween. The first and... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130316205 - Cylindrical secondary battery of improved safety: Disclosed herein is a secondary battery having a jelly roll type electrode assembly (‘jelly roll’) of a cathode/separator/anode structure mounted in a battery container, wherein a seal tape is attached to an outer side of the jelly roll including a wound end of the jelly roll, and the seal tape... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130316204 - Electrode assembly, fabricating method thereof, and rechargeable battery: A spirally-wound electrode assembly includes: a first electrode and a second electrode; a separator interposed between the first electrode and the second electrode; and a connection portion fixing first ends of portions of the separator, and the first electrode is adjacent to the connection portion and is between the portions... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130316208 - Lithium-ion battery: The present invention provides a cylindrical lithium-ion secondary battery. The lithium-ion battery of the present invention has a structure in which the value of B/A is optimized, where the distance between an electrode pole to which strip-form lead pieces are welded, the lead pieces being formed intermittently in the winding... Agent: Shin-kobe Electric Machinery Co., Ltd.
20130316206 - Mandrel for preparation of jelly-roll type electrode assembly: Disclosed herein is a mandrel configured to be used in a winding process for manufacturing a jelly roll type electrode assembly using a long sheet type stack of a cathode/separator/anode structure, wherein the mandrel is oval in a section perpendicular to a rotational central axis of the mandrel, a length... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130316207 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a wound electrode body in which a positive and a negative electrode plates are wound with a separator therebetween and an air gap portion is formed at the winding axis center. A negative electrode collector tab is joined to a negative electrode exposed portion... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130316210 - Secondary battery and assembled battery: An assembled battery (10) according to the present invention is constructed by connecting a plurality of chargeable and dischargeable cells (12) in series, this assembled battery (10) including a plurality of cells (12), each cell (12) including a flat-shaped electrode body (80) which has a positive electrode and a negative... Agent:
20130316212 - Battery container, sub-battery container used therein, and battery pack using the same: Disclosed is a battery container, which may stably support a plurality of battery modules received in the battery container and facilitate the stacking and separation of the battery modules, a sub-battery container used therein, and a battery pack using the same. The sub-battery container, includes two side plates standing to... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130316211 - Battery module: A battery module including a plurality of battery cells; a housing fixing a position of the plurality of battery cells; and a barrier between adjacent ones of the plurality of battery cells, the barrier including a base facing a wide surface of the battery cells, and at least one flange... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130316214 - Cell case and structure for attaching cell case: A cell case is provided which maintains cell temperature low by reducing heat reception during no power generation, while ensuring heat dissipation performance during generating power, and which is capable of suppressing reduction of cell capacity due to thermal degradation. A structure for attaching the cell case is also provided.... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
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20130316216 - Battery cell: A battery cell, in particular a lithium-ion battery cell, includes a housing, at least two electrical storage elements and a conductive cooling sheet metal. The at least two storage elements and the conductive cooling sheet metal are situated in the housing.... Agent:
20130316215 - Transport apparatus: A transport apparatus including a rotary portion for providing a source of a rotary motion; a motion transfer portion for mechanically transferring a rotational force of the rotary portion; a battery pack; and a cooling portion for receiving the rotation force transferred from the motion transfer portion and cooling the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130316217 - Connection plate for battery terminals and method for manufacturing connection plate for battery terminals: A connection plate for battery terminals capable of inhibiting a base and a battery terminal connection portion from being detached from each other is provided. This connection plate for battery terminals (2) includes a battery terminal connection portion (4) fitted into a second hole (31) of a base (3) made... Agent: Neomax Materials Co., Ltd.
20130316218 - Electrochemical energy accumulator: A glass-based material is disclosed, which is suitable for the production of a separator for an electrochemical energy accumulator, in particular for a lithium ion accumulator, wherein the glass-based material comprises at least the following constituents (in wt.-% based on oxide): SiO2+F+P2O5 20-95; Al2O3 0.5-30, wherein the density is less... Agent: Schott Ag
20130316220 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery having the same: An electrode assembly for a battery. The electrode assembly includes a positive electrode with a positive electrode active material layer and a negative electrode with a negative electrode active material layer. The assembly further includes a separator that has a porous layer formed of a ceramic material and a binder... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130316221 - Lithium secondary battery and preparation thereof: The present invention provides a lithium secondary battery and the preparation thereof, more specifically a lithium secondary battery comprising an electrode assembly having a cathode, an anode, and a separator interposed between the cathode and the anode; and a non-aqueous electrolyte solution impregnated in the electrode assembly, wherein the separator... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130316219 - Method for manufacturing separator, separator manufactured therefrom, and electrochemical device comprising the same: The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a separator, comprising the steps of (S1) preparing a porous planar substrate having multiple pores; (S2) coating a coating solution obtained by dissolving a binder polymer in a solvent and dispersing inoganic particles therein on the porous substrate to form a porous... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130316222 - Braze compositions, and related devices: A braze alloy composition for sealing a ceramic component to a metal component in an electrochemical cell is presented. The braze alloy composition includes copper, nickel, and an active metal element. The braze alloy includes nickel in an amount less than about 30 weight percent, and the active metal element... Agent: General Electric Company
20130316223 - Anode active material and lithium secondary battery comprising the same: Disclosed is an anode active material for secondary batteries enabling intercalation and deintercalation of lithium ions, the anode active material comprising lithium metal oxide containing a halogen atom.... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130316225 - Electric storage element and method for manufacturing the same: An electric storage element has a casing, a power generating element arranged inside the casing, a current collector, and a connection member. The current collector is connected to the power generating element and directly fixed to the casing. The connection member penetrates through the casing without a clearance and is... Agent: Gs Yuasa International, Ltd.
20130316226 - Braze compositions, and related devices: A braze alloy composition for sealing a ceramic component to a metal component in an electrochemical cell is presented. The braze alloy composition includes nickel, silicon, boron, and an active metal element. The braze alloy includes nickel in an amount greater than about 50 weight percent, and the active metal... Agent: General Electric Company
20130316227 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The present invention is to provide a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery that can suppress a decrease in discharge performance and a decrease in residual capacity after storage at charged state under high temperature. The non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material, a negative... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130316228 - Sodium ion conductor based on sodium titanate: A sodium ion conductor is described which includes a sodium titanate. Moreover, a also described are a galvanic cell, a sensor having this type of sodium ion conductor (3, 4a, 4b), and a production method for this type of sodium ion conductor.... Agent:
20130316229 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery employing the same: The demand for improvements in lithium non-aqueous electrolyte secondary batteries has been constantly increasing in recent years, but the durability—most prominently the cycle characteristics—have resided in a trade off relationship with properties such as the capacity, resistance, and output characteristics. A problem has thus been a poor overall property balance.... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
20130316231 - Aqueous liquid composition, aqueous coating, functional coating film, and composite material: An aqueous liquid composition contains a water-based medium containing water, a polymer having at least one type of groups selected from hydroxyl groups and amino groups, and phosphonobutanetricarboxylic acid. The aqueous liquid composition contains low-cost materials having low environmental load, can retain adequate viscosity even when stored over a long... Agent: Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd.
20130316232 - Aqueous liquid composition, aqueous coating, functional coating film, and composite material: An aqueous liquid composition contains a water-based medium containing water, chitosan and/or a chitosan derivative, and a polymeric acid, and has a pH of not higher than 4.5. The aqueous liquid composition contains low-cost materials having low environmental load, can retain adequate viscosity even when stored over a long term,... Agent: Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd.
20130316234 - Modifier for polyvinylidene fluoride, binder resin composition for battery, electrode for secondary battery and battery: A modifier for polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF), which improves the adhesion of PVDF to a metal, a binder resin composition for battery and a battery using the PVDF modifier are provided. The modifier for polyvinylidene fluoride herein is a modifier in which the peeling strength of a specific cured film to... Agent: Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.
20130316230 - Nanostructure surface modified cu thin film for lithium ion negative electrode application: A nanostructure on Cu comprising a plurality of Cu(OH)2 nanofibers wherein the nanofibers are formed by treating the Cu surface with ammonia solution to produce a layer of malachite on the Cu surface and treating the malachite coated Cu with NaOH aqueous solution to convert the malachite layer on the... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California
20130316233 - Particulate mixture, cathode active material, cathode, secondary battery, and production method thereof: The object of the present invention is to provide a method for producing lithium transition metal phosphate with a small particle size and uniform element spatial distribution, which enables continuous and large-scale synthesis. Its solution is as follows: A particulate mixture is synthesized by the spray-combustion method, wherein a mixed... Agent: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
20130316235 - Slurry for secondary battery negative electrodes, secondary battery negative electrode and manufacturing method thereof, and secondary battery: A composition containing an electrode active material, a water-insoluble polymer (A), and a water-soluble polymer (B), wherein: the water-insoluble polymer (A) contains 20 wt % to 60 wt % of an aliphatic conjugated diene monomer unit (a1), 0.5 wt % to 10 wt % of an ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid... Agent: Zeon Corporation
20130316236 - Anode material including nanofibers for a lithium ion cell: An anode material for a galvanic element, in particular a lithium-ion cell. To improve the current density and thermal stability of galvanic elements, the anode material includes nanofibers made of a metal, a metal alloy, a carbon-metal oxide composite material, a carbon-metal alloy composite material, a conductive polymer, a polymer-metal... Agent:
20130316237 - Composite active material, method for producing composite active material, and battery: The problem of the present invention is to provide a composite active material, which may restrain cracking and peeling of a coating layer, when the composite active material having an active material and the coating layer for coating the surface thereof is kneaded. The present invention solves the above-mentioned problem... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130316238 - Nanosized particles used in anode for lithium ion secondary batteries, and method for producing the same: A nanosized particle has a first phase that is a simple substance or a solid solution of element A, which is Si, Sn, Al, Pb, Sb, Bi, Ge, In or Zn, and a second phase that is a compound of element D, which is Fe, Co, Ni, Ca, Sc, Ti,... Agent: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
20130316242 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and production method thereof: According to one embodiment, a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery is provided. A negative electrode layer in the battery includes a lithium titanium oxide, and has first region(s) and a second region on a surface. The first region(s) is/are surrounded by the second region and have a lower lithium concentration. The... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20130316244 - Electrode for lithium ion batteries and the method for manufacturing the same: An electrode is formed of a ternary composite of silicon, carbon, and carbon filter foil, for lithium ion batteries. Also described is a method for manufacturing silicon/carbon/carbon fiber foil composite electrode for lithium batteries, including: mixing silicon and an organic substance capable of forming carbon after heat treatment, in a... Agent:
20130316243 - Power storage device and method for manufacturing the same: A power storage device including a negative electrode having high cycle performance in which little deterioration due to charge and discharge occurs is manufactured. A power storage device including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte provided between the positive electrode and the negative electrode is manufactured, in... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
20130316245 - Battery electrode material and method for making the same: The invention concerns a method for manufacturing of a battery electrode material comprising the steps of: a) applying an electric field to at least one polymer, conductive particles and at least one solvent whereby said conductive particles become arranged between the electrodes in at least two lines that are oriented... Agent: Condalign As
20130316246 - Porous film, separator for electric storage device, and electric storage device: A porous film that excels when used as a separator for a lithium-ion battery not only in separator followability to expansion and contraction of an electrode during charging and discharging, but also in charging and discharging cycle characteristics. The porous film, when the thickness of a circular region having a... Agent: Toray Industries, Inc.
20130316248 - Process for the preparation of compounds containing perfluoroalkanesulfonic acid groups: The invention relates to a method for producing perfluoroalkanesulfonic acid esters and for further transforming the same into the salts thereof. The invention also relates to the use of the produced compounds in electrolytes, batteries, capacitors, supercapacitors, and galvanic cells.... Agent:
20130316249 - Inorganic magnesium solid electrolyte, magnesium battery, and method for producing inorganic magnesium solid electrolyte: A magnesium battery 10 according to the present invention includes a positive electrode 12, a negative electrode 14 having a magnesium-containing negative electrode active material, and an inorganic magnesium solid electrolyte 16 that is interposed between the positive electrode 12 and the negative electrode 14, has a complex ion structure... Agent:
20130316250 - Cubic ionic conductor ceramics for alkali ion batteries: The present invention relates to novel compositions, electrodes, electrochemical storage devices (batteries) and ionic conduction devices that use cubic ionic conductor (“CUBICON”) compounds, preferably nitridophosphate compounds. The cubic ionic conductor compound have a framework formula [MT3X10]n- (1) and a general formula AxMT3X10 (2), where M is a cation in octahedral... Agent: Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC
20130316251 - Electrode material for lithium electrochemical cells: An electrochemically active material is disclosed in which the particles of electrochemically active material have a zeta potential of less than 25 mV in absolute value (−25 mV to 0 mV; 0 mV to 25 mV) as measured in the medium (water and/or organic solvent) in which the particles are... Agent: Bathium Canada Inc.
20130316252 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery comprising the same: A method of preparing a tricyanoalkoxy alkane compound is disclosed. The tricyanoalkoxy alkane compound is prepared by reacting an alcohol compound including at least three hydroxyl groups and a nitrile compound in the presence of a potassium alkoxide catalyst. A non-aqueous electrolyte solution comprising the tricyanoalkoxy alkane compound and a... Agent:
20130316253 - Method for producing cathode material for rechargeable lithium-air batteries, cathode material for rechargeable lithium-air batteries and rechargeable lithium-air battery: A method for producing a cathode material for rechargeable lithium-air batteries, which has a cathode catalyst loaded onto carbon, includes: a step of sonicating a mixed solution including a carbon having a specific surface area of 20 to 1,500 m2/g, a surfactant and a solvent, and a step of in... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130316254 - Energy system: An energy system includes an solar hydrogen producing unit (101) that produces hydrogen through decomposition of water by a photocatalytic effect, a fuel cell (103) that generates electricity by a reaction between the hydrogen produced by the solar hydrogen producing unit (101) and an oxidizing gas and discharges water as... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130316255 - Solid oxide fuel cell system and a method of operating a solid oxide fuel cell system: A solid oxide fuel cell system (10) comprises a solid oxide fuel cell stack (12) and an electrochemical device (14). The solid oxide fuel cell stack (12) comprises at least one solid oxide fuel cell (16) and each solid oxide fuel cell (16) comprises an electrolyte (18), an anode (20)... Agent: Lg Fuel Cell Systems Inc.
20130316256 - Fuel cell system: This fuel cell system monitors the temperature of an off-gas combusting unit detected by a combustor temperature detecting unit in a constant output operation state such as a rated operation state where a sweeping current of a cell stack becomes constant, rather than directly measuring the fuel property, and controls... Agent: Jx Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
20130316257 - Fuel cell system: In the fuel cell system, a change in a voltage from a cell stack in relation to a fuel utilization rate is acquired and deterioration of the cell stack is detected by comparing a value of the voltage with a reference value. Moreover, when it is determined that the cell... Agent: Jx Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
20130316258 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes: a hydrogen generating unit that generates hydrogen-containing gas using hydrogen-containing fuel; a cell stack that performs power generation using the hydrogen-containing gas; a current acquiring unit that acquires an electric current of the power generation in the cell stack; a power generation state determination value... Agent: Jx Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
20130316259 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system (10) with a toggle switch (32) between an ON or OFF position is provided. In the OFF position, gas is purged from the fuel cell. The fuel cell (12) may surround the fuel source (14) with the cathode side of the fuel cell facing the fuel... Agent:
20130316261 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes an electrolyte-electrode assembly, a frame member, a first separator, and a second separator. The frame member is provided to face a first surface of the second separator and includes a resin wall which forms a periphery of a first reactant gas passage. The resin wall has... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20130316260 - Stack of improved fuel cells and electric power generator comprising said stack: The invention relates to a stack (200) comprising a plurality of stacked fuel cells (100), fixed and fluidically connected to a first head (210), which comprises: a feeding inlet (301) for a fuel flow and a corresponding outlet (302); a feeding inlet (303) for a comburent flow and a corresponding... Agent: Electro Power Systems S.p. A.,
20130316262 - Ferritic stainless steel excellent in corrosion resistance and conductivity and method for manufacturing the same, separator of proton-exchange membrane fuel cell and proton-exchange membrane fuel cell: A ferritic stainless steel excellent in corrosion resistance and conductivity and a method for manufacturing the same, the stainless steel having a chemical composition containing, by mass %, C: 0.001% or more and 0.05% or less, Si: 0.001% or more and 0.5% or less, Mn: 0.001% or more and 1.0%... Agent: Jfe Steel Corporation
20130316263 - Convective flow field for fuel cell stack: The reactant distribution in a gas diffusion layer adjacent the landings of a solid polymer electrolyte fuel cell can be improved by using a flow field plate in which suitable sequential protrusions have been incorporated in the channels. The reactant flow field in the plate comprises a plurality of parallel... Agent: Daimler Ag
20130316264 - Functionally layered electrolyte for solid oxide fuel cells: A process of spraying a first electrolyte mixture onto an anode substrate followed by spraying a second electrolyte mixture onto the first electrolyte. The first electrolyte mixture comprises a first solvent and a first electrolyte and the second electrolyte mixture comprises a second solvent and a second electrolyte.... Agent: Phillips 66 Company
20130316265 - Membrane with optimized dimensions for a fuel cell: A UEA for a fuel cell having an active region and a feed region is provided. The UEA includes an electrolyte membrane disposed between a pair of electrodes. The electrolyte membrane and the pair of electrodes is further disposed between a pair of DM. The electrolyte membrane, the pair of... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20130316267 - Solid electrolyte material and solid oxide fuel cell provided the same: Provided is a solid electrolyte material which, while maintaining high oxygen ion conductivity, minimizes the decomposition of scandia caused by impurities such as silicon in the fuel gas, and improves intergranular strength in order to eliminate intergranular fracture caused by crystalline modification. The solid electrolyte material is a zirconia solid... Agent: Toto Ltd.
20130316266 - Solid electrolyte material and solid oxide fuel cell provided with same: Provided is a solid electrolyte material provided which, while maintaining a high oxygen ion conductivity, minimizes the extraction of scandia caused by impurities such as silicon in the fuel gas, and has improved intergranular strength in order to eliminate intergranular fracture caused by crystalline modification. The solid electrolyte material is... Agent: Toto Ltd.
20130316268 - Ion exchange membrane filling composition, method of preparing ion exchange membrane, ion exchange membrane, and redox flow battery: A composition for filling an ion exchange membrane including a first aromatic vinyl monomer having a halogenated alkyl group or a quaternary ammonium salt group, a method of preparing the ion exchange membrane, an ion exchange membrane prepared using the method, and a redox flow battery including the ion exchange... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.11/21/2013 > 71 patent applications in 45 patent subcategories.
20130309527 - Apparatus and associated methods: An electrode, the electrode including a conducting layer configured to act, in use, as a charge collector to provide an electrical path for generated and/or stored charge through the conducting layer; a barrier layer, the barrier layer configured to cover a portion of a surface of said conducting layer such... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20130309528 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes one or more bare cells and a housing accommodating the bare cells. In the battery pack, the housing is includes first and second layers, and the second layer is partially coated on an inner surface of the first layer.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130309529 - Cylindrical battery: Disclosed is a cylindrical battery including: a cylindrical wound electrode group including sheet-like positive and negative electrodes, and a separator interposed therebetween; a bottomed cylindrical battery case having an opening and accommodating the electrode group; and a sealing unit sealing the opening. The electrode group has, at its center portion,... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130309530 - Electrode assembly including separator for improving safety and lithium secondary battery including the same: The present invention relates to an electrode assembly including a separator and a lithium secondary battery including the same for improving safety. The electrode assembly including a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a separator further includes a gasification material possibly being electrolyzed at a certain voltage to generate a... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130309531 - Water-cooling plate unit for battery set: A water-cooling plate unit for a battery set includes a first plate, a second plate and a channel assembly. The first plate is covered by the second plate. The channel assembly is formed by a stamping process to have a first separating piece and a second separating piece. The first... Agent: Asia Vital Components Co., Ltd.
20130309532 - Battery pack having novel cooling structure: Disclosed is a battery pack having a plurality of battery cells or unit modules (‘unit cells’), which can be charged and discharged, mounted in a pack case, wherein the unit cells are stacked in a direction (a Z direction) in which the unit cells are sequentially stacked in parallel to... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130309534 - Electric storage device: An electric storage device includes: an external terminal having an exposed face exposed outside from an outer covering; a current collector disposed inside the outer covering and connected to the external terminal; and an electrode assembly disposed inside the outer covering and connected to the current collector. The electrode assembly... Agent:
20130309533 - Electric storage device, and method for producing the same: An electric storage device according to the present invention is provided with a flat electrode assembly in which a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate are wound while being isolated from each other, and which includes a pair of folded-back portions opposed to each other with a center... Agent:
20130309540 - Battery sealing structure, electrolyte circulation type battery cell frame, electrolyte circulation type battery cell stack, and electrolyte circulation type battery: An easy-to-assemble battery sealing structure is provided. A cell frame includes a battery plate-like member (bipolar plate), a pair of frames for holding a peripheral portion of bipolar plate therebetween and pressing the peripheral portion from the front and the rear, and an annular packing made of an elastic material.... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20130309537 - Boltless battery cell connection: A battery pack includes a plurality of battery cells each having positive and negative cell terminals and a carrier mounted over and spanning across the plurality of battery cells. The carrier has trays with openings therethrough exposing the positive and negative cell terminals. A plurality of buss bars are received... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation
20130309535 - Electronic apparatus and electronic component thereof: An electronic component including a housing, a flexible battery and multiple first terminals is provided. The housing includes an outer surface and an inner surface opposite to the outer surface. At least a portion of the flexible battery is embedded in the housing. The multiple first terminals are disposed on... Agent: Htc Corporation
20130309536 - Housing structure for holding a plurality of square secondary batteries: A housing structure for holding square secondary batteries is provided with a first and a second assembling surfaces which are formed with a plurality of receiving grooves and ribs, the receiving grooves are aligned in pairs in such a manner that a receiving space is defined between every pair of... Agent:
20130309538 - Method for clamping a lithium ion accumulator, lithium ion accumulator and motor vehicle having a lithium ion accumulator: The disclosure relates to a method for clamping a lithium ion accumulator, which has a lithium ion accumulator cell stack having a top surface, a base surface opposite the top surface and a peripheral surface having four side surfaces, and at least two prismatic lithium ion accumulator cells. The lithium... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20130309539 - Method for producing electric storage device, spacer and electric storage device: A method for producing an electric storage device having a bus bar and an electric storage element equipped with an external terminal includes the steps of: arranging the electric storage element having the external terminal, positioning a resin member having either one of a receiving portion or a projection relative... Agent: Lithium Energy Japan
20130309541 - Protective sheath: A protective sheath for a portable electronic device comprising two cover plates, a connection piece and a battery module is provided. The two cover plates respectively have an inner surface. In addition, the two cover plates connect to each other via the connection piece and are capable of being folded... Agent:
20130309542 - Battery cell assembly and method for manufacturing a cooling fin for the battery cell assembly: A battery cell assembly is provided. The battery cell assembly includes a cooling fin having a rectangular-shaped aluminum plate, a tube, and a flexible thermally conductive sheet. The plate has a first side and a second side. The tube is coupled to the first side of the plate and extends... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130309546 - Cell case for secondary battery: Provided is a cell case for secondary batteries which protects and supports a bare cell. The cell case has vents, thus enhancing the cooling efficiency of the bare cell. A heat exchanging member is formed in an outer surface of the cell case so that the bare cell can directly... Agent: Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.
20130309543 - Cooling member of improved cooling efficiency and battery module employed with the same: Disclosed is a cooling member mounted at a top and/or a bottom of a battery module or a battery pack to remove heat generated from battery cells during charge and discharge of the battery cells, wherein the cooling member includes a thermal conduction member including a stepped fastening plate having... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130309545 - Device for pressing a cooler against a battery: The invention relates to a device for pressing a cooler against a battery, said cooler having at least one cooling surface for absorbing or dissipating thermal energy, and the battery having at least one contact surface for the cooling surface of the cooler to rest on. The device comprises a... Agent: Behr Gmbh & Co. Kg
20130309544 - Electrochemical cells, and related energy storage devices: An electrochemical cell is presented. The cell includes a housing having an interior surface defining a volume, and an elongated, ion-conducting separator disposed in the volume. The separator usually extends in a vertical direction relative to a base of the housing, so as to define a height dimension of the... Agent: General Electric Company
20130309547 - Electrochemical cells and methods of manufacturing the same: Electrochemical cells and methods of making electrochemical cells are described herein. In some embodiments, an apparatus includes a multi-layer sheet for encasing an electrode material for an electrochemical cell. The multi-layer sheet including an outer layer, an intermediate layer that includes a conductive substrate, and an inner layer disposed on... Agent: 24m Technologies, Inc.
20130309549 - Membranes suitable for use as separators and electrochemical cells including such separators: Disclosed are membranes suitable for use as separators in electrochemical cells as well as electrochemical cells, where the membranes are configured to substantially reduce the passage of multivalent ions therethrough without substantially reducing the permeability of the membranes to lithium ions.... Agent: Etv Energy Ltd.
20130309548 - Microporous polymeric membrane, battery separator, and battery: The invention relates to microporous polymeric membrane having a good balance of rupture temperature and air permeability. The invention also relates to a battery separator formed by such a microporous membrane, and a battery comprising such a separator. Another aspect of the invention relates to a method for making the... Agent: Toray Battery Separator Film Co., Ltd.
20130309551 - All-solid secondary battery: An all-solid secondary battery has first electrode layers, and second electrode layers laminated on both sides of the first electrode layer with solid electrolyte layers placed in between, wherein at least one first opening is provided which penetrates the first electrode layer and the solid electrolyte layers adjacent to the... Agent: Ohara Inc.
20130309550 - Lead-acid battery with high power density and energy density: A battery module for an electric vehicle or a hybrid electric vehicle having two or more battery components. An lead-acid electrochemical storage device is provided, comprising a specific power of between about 550 and about 1,900 Watts/kilogram; and a specific energy of between about 25 and about 80 Watt-hours/kilogram.... Agent: Energy Power Systems LLC.
20130309553 - Battery connecting assembly: Each of connection units integrally includes a cover via a hinge, and the cover covers an accommodation portion in which a connecting member is arranged. The connection unit includes a unit stopper and a unit stopper receiver that is fitted to the unit stopper that is formed on an adjacent... Agent: Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd.
20130309552 - Battery pack and battery module containing same: A bus bar holder for connecting electrode terminals of a plurality of batteries arranged in a lengthwise direction, the bus bar holder including a bus bar holder plate having an opening in a lengthwise direction thereof and configured such that at least some electrode terminals of the plurality of batteries... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130309554 - Lead-acid battery with high specific power and specific energy: The present disclosure includes a lead-acid battery having higher specific power and specific energy than prior known lead-acid batteries. A lead-acid electrochemical storage device is provided, comprising a specific power of between about 650 and about 3,050 Watts/kilogram; and a specific energy of between about 10 and about 80 Watt-hours/kilogram.... Agent: Energy Power Systems, LLC
20130309555 - Rechargeable znmn flat plate electrode cell: Provided is a flat plate electrode cell, comprises positive electrode plates and negative electrode plates. The positive electrode plates each comprise manganese and compressed metal foam. The negative electrode plates each comprise zinc and compressed metal foam. Both the positive and negative electrodes can have alignment tabs, wherein the flat... Agent: Encell Technology, Inc.
20130309556 - Thin film encapsulation for thin film batteries and other devices: An electrochemical device is claimed and disclosed, including a method of manufacturing the same, comprising an environmentally sensitive material, such as, for example, a lithium anode; and a plurality of alternating thin metallic and ceramic, blocking sub-layers. The multiple metallic and ceramic, blocking sub-layers encapsulate the environmentally sensitive material. The... Agent: Infinite Power Solutions, Inc.
20130309557 - Battery and battery housing: A battery including an electrode assembly having electrode plates, a can defining a space receiving the electrode assembly, and a cap plate covering the space, wherein the cap plate is configured to deform away from the space when predetermined sides of the can are deformed toward the space.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130309559 - Electric storage device: An electric storage device includes an outer covering, an external terminal having an exposed face exposed outside from the outer covering, a current collector disposed inside the outer covering and connected to the external terminal, and an electrode assembly disposed inside the outer covering and connected to the current collector.... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.
20130309558 - Pouch-type rechargeable battery and its method of manufacture: A pouch-type rechargeable battery and its method of manufacture includes: an electrode assembly having a resin layer attached to the outer surface of an electrode tap, and a pouch having a sealing part formed on the ends of the top and bottom thereof, housing the electrode assembly. The resin layer... Agent:
20130309560 - Battery module mounting assembly and method for mounting a battery module to a base plate: A battery module mounting assembly is provided. The assembly includes a base plate, and a first retention clamp having a first plate of uniform thickness. The first plate has a central rib, first and second base portions, and first and second clamping portions. The first and second base portions extend... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130309561 - Rechargeable lithium cell having a phthalocyanine-based high-capacity cathode: A rechargeable lithium cell comprising: (a) an anode; (b) a cathode comprising a hybrid cathode active material composed of a graphene material and a phthalocyanine compound, wherein the graphene material is in an amount of from 0.1% to 99% by weight based on the total weight of the graphene material... Agent:
20130309562 - Secondary battery including electrolyte additive: Disclosed is a secondary battery including a cathode, an anode, and an electrolyte including a lithium salt and a non-aqueous organic solvent, wherein the electrolyte includes an electrolyte additive to be decomposed at 4.5 V or higher to less than 5.5 V vs. reduction voltage of Li+.... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130309563 - Composite anode from silicon kerf: The disclosure relates to a composite anode for a lithium rechargeable battery comprising silicon particles from kerf. Said silicon particles are mixed with carbonaceous materials, other anode active materials and a polymer binder, and formed into a lithium insertion anode for a lithium rechargeable battery. The battery featuring such an... Agent: Electrochemical Materials, LLC
20130309564 - Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and nonaqueous electrolytic solution secondary battery using same: The present invention relates to a nonaqueous electrolytic solution for use in a nonaqueous electrolytic solution secondary battery that comprises a negative electrode and a positive electrode capable of storing and releasing metal ions, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution, wherein the nonaqueous electrolytic solution contains the specific compounds (A) and... Agent: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
20130309565 - Current collector, electrochemical cell electrode and electrochemical cell: A current collector includes a plastic support film and a graphene film covering on at least one surface of the plastic support film. An electrochemical cell electrode includes the current collector and an electrode material layer covering on at least one surface of the current collector. An electrochemical cell is... Agent:
20130309567 - Positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, mehtod for producing the same, positive electrode for nonaqueous electolyte secondary battery using the positive electrode active material, and nonaqueous electrolyte seconda: An object of the present invention is to provide a positive electrode active material for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery etc. which are capable of suppressing the generation of gas during charge by suppressing a reaction between a positive electrode and an electrolyte decomposition product moved from a negative electrode... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130309569 - Secondary battery: A negative electrode active material layer (243) of a lithium-ion secondary battery (100) has a region (243a) facing a positive electrode active material layer (223) and regions (243b1), (243b2) not facing the positive electrode active material layer (223). Therein, the equilibrium potential Ea of the region (243a) facing the positive... Agent:
20130309566 - Secondary battery, and electrode sheet cutting apparatus: A secondary battery 100 comprises a positive electrode current collector 221 and a positive electrode active material layer 223 applied on the positive electrode current collector 221 and containing at least a positive electrode active material. The lithium-ion secondary battery 100 further comprises a negative electrode current collector 241 provided... Agent:
20130309568 - Solid electrolyte battery: This solid electrolyte battery has, on a substrate 10, a stacked body of a positive electrode side current collector film 30, a positive electrode protective film 31, a positive electrode active material film 40, a solid electrolyte film 50, a negative electrode potential formation layer 64, and a negative electrode... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130309571 - Negative electrode for lithium battery, lithium battery including the same, and methods of manufacture thereof: A negative electrode including: a metal layer including lithium; and a platy carbonaceous material layer including a carbonaceous material having a plate structure and disposed on the metal layer.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130309570 - Positive electrode slurry composition for lithium secondary battery, lithium secondary battery comprising the same and method of making the lithium secondary battery: Provided are a positive electrode slurry composition for a lithium secondary battery, which can be prepared by an improved preparation method by preventing slurry from being gelled by adding an inorganic additive in preparing slurry of a nickel (Ni) based positive active material, a lithium secondary battery comprising the same... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130309572 - Dual-layer structured cathod and electrochemical cell: The present invention relates to dual-layered structured sulfur cathodes comprising (a) an electroactive layer and (b) a non-electroactive conductive layer, wherein the non-electroactive conductive layer adsorbs soluble polysulfides and provides reaction sites for the reduction of polysulfides. The present invention also relates to method of making dual-layered structured sulfur cathodes... Agent: U.s. Government As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army
20130309573 - Lithium ion secondary battery: The present invention intends to provide a lithium ion secondary battery that has a high capacity and excellent charge/discharge cycle characteristics. A lithium ion secondary battery includes: a positive electrode; and a negative electrode, wherein the negative electrode includes a negative electrode active material of which initial charge capacity is... Agent: Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
20130309574 - Silicon oxide particles, making method, lithium ion secondary battery, and electrochemical capacitor: Silicon oxide particles each comprising an inner portion having an iron content of 10-1,000 ppm and an outer portion having an iron content of up to 30 ppm are suitable as negative electrode active material in nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries. Using a negative electrode comprising the silicon oxide particles as... Agent: Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
20130309575 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery exhibits good high-rate charge/discharge characteristic and good charge/discharge cycle property even when the packing density of the negative electrode is increased. The non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material,... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130309576 - Positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, method for producing the same, positive electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the positive electrode active material, and nonaqueous electrolyte second: An object of the present invention is to provide a positive electrode active material for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery etc. which are capable of suppressing a reaction between a positive electrode and an electrolyte decomposition product moved from a negative electrode and a reaction between the positive electrode and... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130309577 - Electrode active material, electrode and electrical storage device: The electrode active material includes a carbon material having a volume of macropores with 50 to 400 nm pore diameters of 0.05 to 0.40 cc/g. The carbon material may be a composite carbon material that contains a carbon material forming a core, and a coating carbon material covering at least... Agent:
20130309578 - Negative electrode material for lithium ion secondary batteries, and method for producing same: A negative electrode material for lithium ion secondary batteries comprises amorphous coated particles that are composed of a plurality of consolidated particles having no specific shape, said consolidated particles being obtained by consolidating a plurality of primary spheroidized graphite particles, and 0.5-20% by mass of an amorphous carbon layer that... Agent:
20130309579 - Electrode core plate method and apparatus: The invention includes battery electrode core plates utilizing an expanded foil processed to reduce protrusions on the strands of the expanded foil. Expanded foils may be metal or metal-coated plastic. Reducing or eliminating protrusions on the expanded foil mitigate the risk of internal shorts due to protrusion cross-over or “hot... Agent: Dexmet Corporation
20130309580 - Coated active material, battery, and method for producing coated active material: The problem of the present invention is to provide a coated active material capable of restraining interface resistance from increasing. The present invention solves the above-mentioned problem by providing a coated active material used for a battery, including an active material and a coating layer for coating the above-mentioned active... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130309581 - Air battery: An air battery having a main body including a container package member, an electrolytic solution contained in the container package member, a cathode having a cathode catalyst that is in contact with the electrolytic solution, and an anode that is in contact with the electrolytic solution; a tank storing the... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
20130309582 - Solid oxide fuel cell: Provided is a solid oxide fuel cell having a service life of approximately 90,000 hours, a level required to encourage the widespread use of SOFC. The solid oxide fuel cell is provided with a solid electrolyte layer, an oxygen electrode layer provided on one side of the solid electrolyte layer,... Agent: Toto Ltd.
20130309583 - Solid oxide fuel cell: Provided is a solid oxide fuel cell having a service life of approximately 90,000 hours, a level required to encourage the widespread use of SOFC. The solid oxide fuel cell according to the present invention comprises a solid electrolyte layer, an oxygen electrode layer provide to one side of the... Agent: Toto Ltd.
20130309584 - Air-metal secondary battery unit and air-metal secondary battery module including same: An air-metal secondary battery module includes one or more metal-air secondary battery units, each of which has a water intake part for taking an aqueous solution therein and a gas outlet port for discharging gas generated during charging; an aqueous solution storage unit which stores the aqueous solution; an aqueous... Agent: E.m.w.energy Co., Ltd.
20130309587 - Desulfurization system for fuel cell, hydrogen production system for fuel cell, fuel cell system, desulfurization method for hydrocarbon fuel, and method for producing hydrogen: A desulfurization system for a fuel cell of the invention includes a fuel supply unit that supplies a hydrocarbon fuel, which contains sulfur compounds, contains oxygen at a volume concentration of 1 ppm to 4%, and has a Wobbe index of 12 kWh/m3 to 16 kWh/m3, at a latter stage... Agent: Jx Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
20130309586 - Expansion tank for a liquid fluid and ion exchanger of an expansion tank: An expansion tank (10) for liquid fluid includes at least one fluid inlet (36) and at least one fluid outlet (48). An ion exchanger (25) for processing the fluid includes an ion exchanger tank (26) that includes at least one inlet (41) and at least one outlet (43) for processed... Agent: Mann+hummel Gmbh
20130309585 - Ion exchanger for processing a liquid fluid: An ion exchanger for processing a liquid fluid of a functional system, in particular a cooling fluid of a cooling device, in particular of a fuel cell system is disclosed. The ion exchanger includes an ion exchanger tank (30) having an inlet (38) for fluid to be processed and an... Agent: Mann+ Hummel Gmbh
20130309588 - Integrated cryo-adsorber hydrogen storage system and fuel cell cooling system: One embodiment may include an integrated fuel supply and cooling system for a fuel cell including a fuel cell stack and a fuel cell stack cooling system; a cryo-adsorber including a bed of particles for adsorbing hydrogen fluid; wherein the cryo-adsorber may be in heat transfer communication with the fuel... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20130309589 - Fuel cell system and method of controlling fuel cell system: A fuel cell system according to the present invention includes: a power generation unit; a hot water storage unit; a display; and a controller. A control device of the display is configured such that when an alarm signal is inputted from the controller, the control device causes a display device... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130309590 - Fuel cell system: Provided is a fuel cell system capable of preventing a fuel cell from being polarized at a high potential for a long time during start-up. A fuel cell system 1 includes a first injector 23A and a second injector 23B in a fuel gas inlet passage. When an ECU 60... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20130309591 - Nanoporous energy chips and related devices and methods: High surface area energy chips that can be used to make high surface area electrodes and methods for making high surface area energy chips are described. The energy chips comprise a monolithic conductive material comprising an open network of pores having an average pore diameter between about 0.3 nm and... Agent: Nanotune Technologies Corp.
20130309592 - Molten-salt electrolyte unitized regenerative hydrogen-halogen fuel cell with anion transfer: A unitized regenerative fuel cell (URFC) employs a molten salt electrolyte for negative ion transfer by operating at temperatures above that of aqueous reactants for supporting gas-phase reactants, and the molten salt mitigates the need for reactant based catalysts by serving the dual role of the electrolyte as well as... Agent:
20130309593 - Gaseous diffusion layer for fuel cell: This gas diffusion layer for a PEMFC includes at least one hydrophilic electronically-conductive thread, advantageously formed of a carbon thread, of an electronically conductive hydrophilic material thread, or of a polymer thread loaded with electronically-conductive particles.... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energie Alternatives
20130309594 - Methods for making a thermoformed subgasket and products thereof: Methods of making an integrated subgasket assembly, a unitized electrode assembly, an integrated fuel cell assembly, and products thereof. The methods include forming the subgasket by providing a base sheet having an initial thickness, stretching a first region of the base sheet a first distance, and forming an active area... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20130309595 - Electrocatalysts for fuel cells: Disclosed are metallized carbonaceous materials, processes for forming such materials, and electrodes and fuel cells comprising the disclosed materials.... Agent: Drexel University
20130309596 - Liquid composition, process for its production, and process for producing membrane-electrode assembly for polymer electrolyte fuel cells: An electrolyte membrane is prepared from a liquid composition comprising at least one member selected from the group consisting of trivalent cerium, tetravalent cerium, bivalent manganese and trivalent manganese; and a polymer with a cation-exchange group. The liquid composition is preferably one containing water, a carbonate of cerium or manganese,... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
20130309597 - Method for solid oxide fuel cell fabrication: A method of making a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) includes forming a first sublayer of a first electrode on a first side of a planar solid oxide electrolyte and drying the first sublayer of the first electrode. The method also includes forming a second sublayer of the first electrode... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation11/14/2013 > 74 patent applications in 49 patent subcategories.
20130302650 - Self-recharging direct conversion electrical energy storage device and method: A method and apparatus for collecting and storing the energy emitted by radioisotopes in the form of alpha and or beta particles is described. The present invention incorporates aspects of three different energy conversion and storage technologies, those being: Nuclear alpha and or beta particle capture for direct energy conversion... Agent:
20130302651 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a plurality of battery cells, each including an electrode terminal; and a circuit board assembly including: a first circuit board electrically connecting the electrode terminals of adjacent battery cells of the plurality of battery cells; a second circuit board electrically connected to the first circuit board;... Agent:
20130302652 - Method for operating a battery system, battery system and motor vehicle: The disclosure describes a method for operating a battery system having at least a first battery module and a second battery module. The method includes activating the first battery module for a defined clock time, then activating the second battery module for the defined clock time, and at the same... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20130302654 - Electrical component having a device for isolating an electrical line connection: The invention relates to an electrical component having a device for isolating an electrical line connection, wherein said electrical component comprises a reactive multi-layer structure in order to effect isolation of the electrical line connection. The electrical component can be a galvanic cell, and the device for isolating can be... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh
20130302655 - Ultrasonic electrolyte sensor: A system is disclosed for monitoring an electrolyte level in a battery cell and generating an indication of a fault condition when the electrolyte level drops below a predetermined acceptable level. The system may make use of a controller, an ultrasonic transmit circuit for transmitting an ultrasonic signal into an... Agent: Liebert Corporation
20130302653 - Vehicle battery pack cooling system: The present disclosure relates to a vehicle battery pack cooling system, including: a housing; a fan attached to the housing; a first section of the housing including a battery module selectively in fluid communication with the fan; a second section of the housing including a battery support device selectively in... Agent: Ford Global Technologies LLC
20130302656 - Flame arrestor for a lead-acid battery: A lead-acid battery comprises a flame arrestor plug (1) for controlled venting of gases from the battery through the vent hole (3), wherein the flame arrestor plug has a valve element (5) for controlling the venting of gas from the vent hole and a plug portion (4) which is adjacent... Agent:
20130302657 - Storage battery system and method of re-configuring a connection: A storage battery system, includes a determining unit that compares a degraded state of a plurality of battery cells estimated by an estimating unit with a first predetermined degraded state to determine whether to exchange the battery cell; a calculating unit that calculates an evaluation value to evaluate a health... Agent:
20130302658 - Battery temperature control device: At a timing of time t1 battery temperature Tbat_lowers to Tbat_start and a warm-up request occurs, SOC at this time is a level, like time t2, which allows a vehicle to travel by itself up to a battery charging facility and allows a battery charger to be connected to the... Agent:
20130302660 - Battery system: A battery system includes a secondary battery and a bypass circuit provided with a semiconductor switch element, and the secondary battery and the bypass circuit are connected parallely. In this battery system, the semiconductor switch element is attached so as to radiate heat to a surface of a battery outer... Agent:
20130302659 - Thermally conductive member, and battery device using the same: An object is to, in a battery pack device in which battery cells are lined up, provide a thermally conductive member that can reduce the risk of heat being conducted to an adjacent battery cell in order to make the cooling property of each battery cell uniform, and a battery... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20130302661 - Separator and method of manufacturing the same and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: A separator for a lithium battery includes a porous substrate and a coating layer on at least one side of the porous substrate, the coating layer having a first side adjacent to the porous substrate, and a second side opposite the first side. The coating layer may include an inorganic... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130302662 - Busbar module and power supply apparatus incorporating the same: A power supply apparatus 1 includes: a battery cell assembly 2 including battery cells 3 having a positive terminal 11 at one end and a negative terminal 12 at the other end; a busbar module 5 attached to the assembly 2 and configured to connect the cells 3 in series... Agent: Yazaki Corporation
20130302663 - Assembled battery: According to one embodiment provides an assembled battery which comprises electric cells each having a protruding electrode terminal, a bus bar which is connected to the electrode terminal, also electrically connected to the electrode terminal, and comprises an accommodating portion that has an opening and accommodates the electrode terminal along... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshba
20130302665 - Battery encasement: An encasement for an electrochemical cell and method of making such encasement is discloses. The design of the encasement results in an encasement having an area of high stress located away from the weld zone area of the encasement, where the cover and the case are welded together.... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.
20130302666 - Electrode active material containing polydopamine and lithium secondary battery including the same: Disclosed are an electrode active material including lithium metal oxide particles and a polydopamine layer formed on a surface of each of the lithium metal oxide particles, and a lithium secondary battery including the same.... Agent:
20130302664 - Multiple piece battery cell isolator: A lithium ion cell includes a housing and positive and negative terminals. The housing includes top and bottom surfaces. The housing includes first, second, third, and fourth side surfaces, perpendicular to the top and bottom surfaces. A cell isolator includes first and second portions made of an electrically non-conductive material.... Agent: Cobasys, LLC
20130302667 - Rechargeable battery with buffer sheet between electrode assembly and battery case: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly in a battery case, and a buffer sheet between the electrode assembly and the battery case, the buffer sheet contacting the electrode assembly and the battery case.... Agent:
20130302668 - Electrolyte for secondary battery and the secondary battery comprising the same: Disclosed are an electrolyte for a secondary battery which includes a non-aqueous solvent and a lithium salt and a secondary battery including the same. The electrolyte includes 1 to 13 wt % of a silane-based compound based on a total weight of the electrolyte and thus improves safety of a... Agent:
20130302669 - Method of enhancing the connectivity of a colloidal template, and a highly interconnected porous structure: A method of enhancing the connectivity of a colloidal template includes providing a lattice of microparticles, where the microparticles are in contact with adjacent microparticles at contact regions therebetween, and exposing the lattice to a solution comprising a solvent and a precursor material. The solvent is removed from the solution,... Agent:
20130302676 - Aluminum alloy foil for electrode current collectors and manufacturing method thereof: It is an object to provide an aluminum alloy foil for an electrode current collector, the foil having a high post-drying strength after application of an active material while keeping a high electrical conductivity. Disclosed is an aluminum alloy foil for an electrode current collector, comprising 0.1 to 1.0 mass... Agent: Furukawa-sky Aluminum Corp.
20130302674 - Battery electrode and a method for producing same: In order to allow for a compact configuration of a battery with an increased energy density/volume ratio together with low production costs, the invention specifies a battery electrode and a method for producing same, wherein an arrester region is arranged on a collector substrate such that it is predominantly surrounded... Agent: Zentrum Fuer Sonnenenergie- Und Wasserstoff- Forschung Baden-wuerttemberg Gemeinnuetzige
20130302671 - Current conductor comprising a segment with reduced thickness for a galvanic cell: Plate-shaped current conductor (12) for a galvanic cell, with a first surface (16) and a second surface (17), which essentially face each other, and are connected with each other via a first side surface (18) and a second side surface (19), characterized in that the plate-shaped current conductor has, in... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh
20130302673 - 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:
20130302670 - Electrode plate, secondary battery having the same, and manufacturing method for the electrode plate: An electrode plate includes a current collector, the current collector being made of metal and having a 3-dimensional mesh structure, and an active material portion including an active material, the active material portion being inserted into a vacant space in the current collector and coated on top and bottom surfaces... Agent:
20130302675 - Negative electrode material for lithium ion secondary battery, method for manufacturing same, negative electrode for lithium ion secondary battery, and lithium ion secondary battery: The invention provides a negative electrode material for lithium ion secondary battery, including a composite particle of a first particle containing a carbonic substance A and a second particle containing silicon, which are combined with a carbonic substance B, wherein, when a cross-section of the composite particle is observed with... Agent: Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd.
20130302678 - Lithium ion battery: A lithium ion battery includes a cathode electrode, an anode electrode, and an electrolyte. The anode electrode is spaced from the cathode electrode. The anode electrode includes an anode active material. The anode active material includes sulfur grafted poly(pyridinopyridine). The sulfur grafted poly(pyridinopyridine) includes a poly(pyridinopyridine) matrix and sulfur dispersed... Agent:
20130302679 - Rechargeable battery, functional polymer, and method for synthesis thereof: The electrolyte salt concentration of an electrolyte solution (solid or liquid) and those absolute quantity is controlled in the rechargeable battery in this execution form by using the anode material including n-dope domain and p-dope domain and in which many electron reactions are possible. In the anode of this rechargeable... Agent: Polythione Co. Ltd
20130302682 - Metal fluoride and phosphate nanocomposites as electrode materials: The present invention relates to primary and secondary electrochemical energy storage systems. More particularly, the present invention relates to such systems as battery cells, especially battery cells utilizing metal fluorides with the presence of phosphates or fluorophosphates, which use materials that take up and release ions as a means of... Agent:
20130302685 - Composite cathode active material, and cathode and lithium battery each using the same: In one aspect, a composite cathode active material including at least one large-diameter active material, and at least one small-diameter active material, a cathode including the composite cathode active material and a lithium battery including the cathode is provided.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130302686 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A positive electrode material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary batteries having high rate characteristics and high energy density, and a battery using the same are provided. The non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode containing a positive electrode material, a conductive agent and a binder; a negative electrode; a separator;... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20130302687 - Active material particles and use of same: Active material particles are provided that exhibit performance suitable for increasing the output of a lithium secondary battery and little deterioration due to charge-discharge cycling. The active material particles provided by the present invention have a hollow structure having secondary particles including an aggregate of a plurality of primary particles... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130302688 - Lithium secondary battery and method for producing same: A lithium secondary battery according to the present invention includes a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material capable of occluding/releasing lithium ions; a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material capable of occluding/releasing lithium ions; a separator located between the positive electrode and the negative electrode; and... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130302689 - Positive electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using the positive electrode: It is an object of the present invention to provide a positive electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries that can suppress decreases in the discharge capacity and discharge voltage even when continuous charging is performed at high temperature and that can also suppress decreases in the discharge voltage and energy... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130302690 - Method for coating carbon on lithium titanium oxide-based anode active material nanoparticles and carbon-coated lithium titanium oxide-based anode active material nanoparticles produced by the method: Disclosed is a method for carbon coating on lithium titanium oxide-based anode active material nanoparticles. The method includes (a) introducing a lithium precursor solution, a titanium precursor solution and a surface modifier solution into a reactor, and reacting the solutions under supercritical fluid conditions to prepare a solution including nanoparticles... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology
20130302691 - Si alloy powder for negative electrode of lithium-ion secondary cell, and method for manufacturing same: There are provided a Si alloy powder for a lithium ion secondary battery negative electrode active material, which has a high discharge capacity and excellent cycle life, and a method for producing the same. The Si alloy powder of the present invention comprises a eutectic structure including a Si phase... Agent: Sanyo Special Steel Co., Ltd.
20130302693 - Graphene powder, production method thereof, and electrochemical device comprising same: Provided are a graphene powder, a production method thereof, and an electrochemical device comprising the same. The graphene powder has an elemental ratio of oxygen atoms to carbon atoms of not less than 0.07 and not more than 0.13 and an elemental ratio of nitrogen atoms to carbon atoms of... Agent:
20130302692 - Graphite material with lattice distortion for use in lithium-ion secondary battery negative electrodes, and lithium-ion secondary battery: This disclosure concerns graphite materials having lattice distortion for lithium-ion secondary battery negative electrode obtained by a manufacturing method comprising the steps of: pulverizing and classifying a raw coke composition obtained from a heavy-oil composition undergone coking by delayed coking process, the raw coke composition having a H/C atomic ratio... Agent:
20130302694 - Porous particles comprising aminoplastic: The invention relates to particulate aminoplastic material composed of at least one aminoplastic, where the specific surface area of the particles is from 1 to 500 m2/g, and the average diameter of the particles is from 5 to 500 μm. The invention further relates to a process for producing said... Agent: Basf Se
20130302695 - Thin macroporous polymeric foils: The invention relates to a foil which includes polymeric fibres, the polymeric fibres of which are interwelded, more particularly heat welded, solvent welded, cold welded, ultrasonically welded and/or at least partly interfused or positively or nonpositively interconnected at the crossing points between the pores at least, a process for production... Agent: Evonik Degussa Gmbh
20130302697 - Rechargeable magnesium-ion cell having a high-capacity cathode: A magnesium-ion cell comprising (a) a cathode comprising a carbon or graphitic material as a cathode active material having a surface area to capture and store magnesium thereon, wherein the cathode forms a meso-porous structure having a pore size from 2 nm to 50 nm and a specific surface area... Agent:
20130302698 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery: Provided is a nonaqueous electrolyte battery that has a high capacity and a high volume power density and can have an enhanced charge-discharge cycle capability. The nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive-electrode layer, a negative-electrode layer, and a solid-electrolyte layer disposed between these layers. The negative-electrode layer contains a powder... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20130302699 - Non-aqueous electro-chemical battery and method of preparation thereof: A non-aqueous electro-chemical battery and a method of preparation thereof, wherein the electro-chemical battery comprises an anode current collector, a cathode, electrolyte solution and a separator, wherein the anode current collector contains anode coating and the anode current collector as a whole acts as an anode; both the anode current... Agent:
20130302701 - Non-aqueous electrolyte for secondary batteries and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte for secondary batteries comprising a non-aqueous solvent and a lithium salt dissolved in the non-aqueous solvent, the non-aqueous solvent including ethylene carbonate, propylene carbonate, and a fluorinated aromatic compound having an alkynyl group, a content WEC of ethylene carbonate being 5 to 35 mass %, and a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130302700 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery that has a battery element including a positive electrode member, a negative electrode member, and a non-aqueous electrolyte solution. The negative electrode member contains graphitizable carbon. With respect to 100 parts by weight of the non-aqueous electrolyte solution, fluoroethylenecarbonate is added at 0.5 parts by... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
20130302702 - Separator for electric storage device and electric storage device: The object of an exemplary embodiment of the invention is to provide a separator for an electric storage device which has small heat shrinkage in a high-temperature environment, and in which the increase of the battery temperature can be suppressed. An exemplary embodiment of the invention is a separator for... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130302703 - Microbial fuel cell: Disclosed is a high surface area electrode for use in a microbial fuel cell. In one embodiment the high surface area electrode has an electrode backing and villiated extensions attached to the backing. In one embodiment the villiated extensions and/or electrode backing are made of an electro conductive material such... Agent: Synthetic Genomics, Inc.
20130302705 - Air secondary battery: To provide an air secondary battery, which contains: an anion exchange membrane; an anode containing a metal, which is provided at one side of the anion exchange membrane; and a cathode, which is provided at the opposite side of the anode across the anion exchange membrane, and is in contact... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20130302704 - Lithium battery with hermetically sealed anode: Protected anode architectures for active metal anodes have a polymer adhesive seal that provides a hermetic enclosure for the active metal of the protected anode inside an anode compartment. The compartment is substantially impervious to ambient moisture and battery components such as catholyte (electrolyte about the cathode), and prevents volatile... Agent: Polyplus Battery Company
20130302706 - Device for generating electricity using a fuel cell: The invention relates to a device for generating electricity using a fuel cell, comprising means for producing fuel gas and oxidant gas, and at least one conditioning unit for one of the fuel and oxidant gases. The conditioning unit comprises at least one means for dehydrating the gas before its... Agent: Compagnie Generale Des Etablissements Michelin
20130302707 - Electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell having two or more diffusion bonded layers, which demonstrates a high degree of ruggedness, reliability, efficiency and attitude insensitiveness, is provided. The novel cell structure simplifies construction and operation of these cells. Also provided is a method for passive water removal from these cells. The inventive cell,... Agent:
20130302708 - Fuel cell power generation system and method of controlling fuel cell power generation system: A fuel cell power generation system according an embodiment of the present invention comprises: a fuel cell (11) which generates electric power upon supply of oxidation gas and fuel gas; and a temperature adjustment unit (23, 32, 33) which adjusts the temperature of the oxidation gas to be supplied to... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
20130302709 - Method for adding sulfur to a fuel cell stack system for improved fuel cell stability: A method is provided for adding sulfur to a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) stack having a Ni—YSZ anode to prolong the life of the SOFC stack. The method includes the steps of providing a reformate stream essentially free of sulfur compounds, feeding the reformate stream to the SOFC stack,... Agent:
20130302710 - Vanadium flow cell: A Flow Cell System that utilizes a Vanadium Chemistry is provided. The flow cell system includes a stack, electrolyte heat exchangers, and a controller executing a state machine.... Agent:
20130302711 - Fuel cell power generation system and control method thereof: The present invention includes a power generation section (8); an internal load (4, 6, 9, 10); an inverter (7); a voltage detector (12) and a current detector (11, 21); and a controller (6). The controller is configured to estimate a value of a current supplied to the internal load based... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130302712 - Fuel-cell stack comprising a stack of cells and bipolar conductive plates: A fuel-cell stack including a stack of fuel cells with intermediate conductive bipolar plates. The bipolar plates include internal flow channels for flow of a heat-transfer fluid. The channels are connected to a circuit of a cooling system. Only some of the bipolar plates include internal flow channels that are... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20130302713 - Air supply and exhaust structure for fuel cell: An air supply and exhaust structure for supplying a reaction air to a fuel cell and exhausting the reaction air passing through the fuel cell includes: an intake duct configured to guide reaction air to the fuel cell; an exhaust duct configured to discharge the reaction air passing through the... Agent: Suzuki Motor Corporation
20130302714 - Porous electrode substrate, method for manufacturing same, membrane electrode assembly, polymer electrolyte fuel cell, precursor sheet, and fibrillar fibers: Provided is a porous electrode substrate having excellent thickness precision, gas permeability and conductivity, handling efficiency, low production costs and a high carbonization rate during carbonization. Also provided are a method for manufacturing such a substrate, a precursor sheet and fibrillar fiber used for forming such a substrate, along with... Agent: Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd
20130302715 - Process for producing catalyst carrier, process for producing composite catalyst, composite catalyst, and fuel cell using same: A catalyst carrier production process includes a step (a) of mixing a transition metal compound (1), a nitrogen-containing organic compound (2), and a solvent to provide a catalyst carrier precursor solution; a step (b) of removing the solvent from the catalyst carrier precursor solution; and a step (c) of thermally... Agent:
20130302716 - Fuel cell repeater unit: An example interconnector of a fuel cell repeater unit includes a dimpled interconnector of a fuel cell repeater unit. The dimpled interconnector establishes at least a portion of an interconnector flow path operative to communicate airflow through the fuel cell repeater unit, the dimpled interconnector having a plurality of dimples.... Agent:
20130302717 - Solid oxide fuel cell stack: The invention provides a solid oxide fuel cell stack, which comprises an upper current collector plate (1), a lower current collector plate (2) and a stack structure (3) accommodated between the upper current collector plate (1) and the lower current collector plate (2), wherein the stack structure (3) includes at... Agent: Ningbo Institute Of Material Technology And Engineering, Chinese Academy Of Sciences
20130302719 - Fuel cell separator: Provided is a fuel cell separator that can maintain a low contact resistance for a long period of time while being used for a fuel cell, by using a carbon film that can be formed with high productivity. The fuel cell separator 10 is provided with: a substrate 1 comprising... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (kobe Steel, Ltd.)
20130302718 - Method for producing stainless steel for fuel cell separator, stainless steel for fuel cell separator, fuel cell separator, and fuel cell: A stainless steel for use in a fuel cell separator is produced by subjecting stainless steel containing 16 mass % or more of Cr to electrolytic treatment and thereafter to immersion treatment in a solution containing fluorine. The electrolytic treatment is carried out by anodic electrolyzation or by a combination... Agent: Jfe Steel Corporation
20130302720 - Exhaust device of fuel cell vehicle: To achieve smooth drawing of air into a fuel cell, the air-flow resistance of an exhaust passage is reduced and intrusion of water into an exhaust duct is prevented. In the present invention, in an exhaust device of a fuel cell vehicle, an exhaust chamber is attached to a lower... Agent: Suzuki Motor Corporation
20130302721 - Dendritic metal nanostructures for fuel cells and other applications: Embodiment of the present invention relate to dendrimers useful for application as catalysts, in particular as improved electrocatalysts for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEM-FCs). Methods of preparing such catalysts are described. Examples include dendritic nanostructured metal catalysts, such as platinum and platinum-alloy catalysts.... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
20130302722 - Gasketed subassembly for use in fuel cells including replicated structures: The present invention is an electrochemical device subassembly that includes a membrane electrode assembly and a gasket. The membrane electrode assembly includes an electrolyte membrane having a first major surface, a second major surface opposite the first major surface, and a peripheral edge. The gasket is disposed adjacent the first... Agent:
20130302723 - Local hydrophilic gas diffusion layer and fuel cell stack comprising the same: The present invention provides a local hydrophilic gas diffusion layer configured to enhance the water removal performance of a fuel cell For this purpose, the present invention provides a gas diffusion layer in which a region under each of a pair of lands, which receives a clamping pressure of the... Agent:Previous industry: Stock material or miscellaneous articles
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