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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. 05/09/2013 > 66 patent applications in 45 patent subcategories.
20130115481 - Battery pack: A battery pack including: a bare cell including an electrode assembly, a can accommodating the electrode assembly, and a terminal electrically coupled to the electrode assembly; a protection circuit module electrically connected to the bare cell; and a first lead plate connected between the protection circuit module and the terminal,... Agent:
20130115482 - Battery pack: A battery pack that can prevent an electrical short of a lead tab that electrically connects a battery cell and a protective circuit module. The battery pack includes a plurality of battery cells, a protective circuit module electrically connected to the battery cells, a case including a lower case in... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130115483 - Shield for high-temperature electrochemical device: A system includes a fuel cell having a fuel electrode and an oxygen electrode. A shield is configured to be on the oxygen electrode side of the fuel cell and an air chamber is configured to be on the oxygen electrode side of the fuel cell. The air chamber is... Agent: Point Source Power, Inc.
20130115484 - Lithium ion secondary battery with improved safety characteristics: A lithium ion secondary battery is provided. The battery comprises: an electrolytic solution; a negative electrode comprising a negative electrode active material; a positive electrode comprising a positive electrode active material, and a heat-resistant layer comprising a metal fluoride.... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology LLC
20130115486 - Lithium ion secondary battery, battery capacity recovery apparatus, and battery capacity recovery method: A lithium ion secondary battery includes: an outer covering material that is filled with an electrolyte; a collector that is housed in the outer covering material, formed with an electrode layer containing an active material, and electrically connected with the electrode layer; an insulation layer that is provided on the... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd
20130115485 - Lithium-ion battery with life extension additive: A system and/or method for replenishing lithium-ion battery capacity that is lost due to side reactions over the lifetime of a battery in one embodiment includes a battery with a first electrode, a second electrode, a separator region configured to electronically isolate the first and second electrodes, a first portion... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20130115487 - Battery cell and battery module including the same: Provided are a battery cell and a battery module including the same, and more particularly, the battery cell can secure safety thereof, by forming an exhaust part in a predetermined region of a sealing part to have a sealing member thicker than the other region of the sealing part so... Agent: Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.
20130115488 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate; a first collector electrically connected to the first electrode plate, the first collector including a fuse part; a case accommodating the... Agent:
20130115489 - Battery having temperature regulation: A battery (1a . . . 1e) having a housing (2) and a plurality of galvanic cells (3) arranged in the housing (2) is provided. In addition, a fan (5a . . . 5c) is arranged in the housing (2) to create a fluid flow circulating inside the housing (2).... Agent: Brusa Elektronik Ag
20130115491 - Pressure-relief mechanism to improve safety in lithium-polymer battery cells: The disclosed embodiments relate to a battery cell which includes a weakness for relieving pressure. This battery cell includes a jelly roll comprising layers which are wound together, including a cathode with an active coating, a separator and an anode with an active coating. The jelly roll also includes a... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130115490 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes an electrode assembly having a positive electrode and a negative electrode, a case for housing the electrode assembly, and a terminal electrically coupled to the electrode assembly and protruding to an outside of the case. An internal... Agent:
20130115492 - Sealed type battery: A sealed type battery includes: a can where an electrode winding group; a lid which has a liquid filling hole for injecting a liquid electrolyte and seals an opening of the can; and a liquid filling tap which is fitted to the liquid filling hole and seals the liquid filling... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.
20130115493 - Prismatic lithium ion cell with positive polarity rigid container: Systems and methods are disclosed for battery cells with positive polarity rigid containers. In accordance with disclosed embodiments, the cell may include a container and a lid piece that couple together to form a rectangular prismatic geometry. An electrode assembly having positive and negative coils may be disposed within the... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology LLC
20130115495 - Lithium primary battery: Disclosed is a lithium primary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator interposed therebetween, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode includes: a positive electrode mixture layer which includes fluorinated graphite as a positive electrode active material; and a positive electrode current collector to which the positive... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130115494 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including at least one electrode assembly, the at least one electrode assembly including a positive electrode and a negative electrode; a case accommodating the electrode assembly, the case having an installation surface; a terminal installed on the installation surface of the case; and a cap member coupled... Agent:
20130115496 - One-piece housing with plugs for prismatic cell assembly: Systems are disclosed for battery modules with housing systems. In accordance with disclosed embodiments, the housing system may include a four-walled casing (e.g., no top/bottom) with at least one hole and plug that couples with the hole in the casing using a detention mechanism. The casing may house multiple prismatic... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology LLC
20130115500 - Battery assembly for battery powered portable devices: A battery assembly includes at least a plurality of battery cells that includes at least a first and a second battery cell each attached to a distributed battery monitoring unit, the second battery cell being associated with an external circuit, the second battery cell connected to a battery management unit... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130115499 - Battery unit for an electric or hybrid vehicle: The accumulator assembly comprises a plurality of electrical energy accumulator elements 12 superimposed along a stacking axis, each element comprising connecting electrodes 18, 20, spacers 22, 24 positioned axially between at least some of said connecting electrodes, and assembly bars 54 extending axially through the apertures in the connecting electrodes... Agent: Compagnie Generale Des Etablissements Michelin
20130115497 - Bus battery conversion and hold down kit: A bus battery tray assembly for securing one or more bus batteries, in which each bus battery has two battery terminals, includes a battery tray for supporting the one or more batteries and a battery tray cover assembly. The battery tray cover assembly includes a plate having a bottom surface... Agent: Thermo King Corporation
20130115498 - Handle portion of hand-held electric tool: Three battery cells can be arranged such that one battery cell is situated on the front side of a handle portion and that the remaining two battery cells are situated on the rear side thereof while being arranged laterally side by side. Also, a handle portion can be generally of... Agent:
20130115501 - Mounting device for battery: A mounting device for fixing a battery in place includes a board and a fixing member. Two tabs and two plates extend from the board to hold the battery. The fixing member forms a blocking piece on a top surface. A first end of the fixing member extends through one... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd
20130115502 - Mounting device for battery: A mounting device for mounting a battery includes a base board and a fixing member. The board forming two tabs to abut against opposite sides of the battery and two hooks to locate at opposite ends of the battery. The fixing member is configured to block a top of the... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20130115503 - Mounting device for battery: A mounting device for mounting a battery includes a base board to support the battery and a fixing member. The base board forms two hooks to abut against opposite sides of the battery, a tab and two protrusions to respectively abut opposite ends of the battery. The fixing member includes... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20130115504 - 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, a method of preparing the ion exchange membrane, the filled ion exchange membrane, and a redox flow battery using the filled ion exchange membrane. The composition includes an ion conductive material and a water soluble support.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130115505 - Lithium ion cell with cooling features: Provided herein are prismatic cell assemblies having a continuous cooling channel therethrough. Methods of manufacture of the cell assembly are also provided, wherein each of a series of stacked substantially planar components selected from cathodes, separators, and anodes includes a through hole, and wherein the through holes are concentrically aligned... Agent: International Battery, Inc.
20130115506 - Thermal solution for prismatic lithium ion battery pack: A lithium ion battery pack includes a plurality of prismatic lithium polymer cells and one or more graphite heat spreaders. Each spreader has at least two major surfaces and is made of one of a sheet of a compressed mass of exfoliated graphite particles, a graphitized polyimide sheet, or combinations... Agent: Graftech International Holdings Inc.
20130115507 - Thin film lithium-ion battery: The present invention is directed to a thin film lithium-ion battery having at least a laminate structure therein. The laminate structure includes a bottom current collector layer, an anode consisting of a superlattice layer and a silicon based layer, an electrolyte and separator, a cathode and a top current collector... Agent: Gamc Biotech Development Co.,ltd.
20130115509 - Battery grid with varied corrosion resistance: A battery grid is disclosed. The battery grid includes a pattern of grid wires. The pattern includes a grid wire having a first segment with a first corrosion resistance and a second segment with a second corrosion resistance which is less than the first corrosion resistance. The second segment corrodes... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company
20130115508 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, electrode for the same, and battery pack: According to one embodiment, there is provided an electrode for a nonaqueous electrolyte battery. The electrode includes an active material layer. The active material layer includes a monoclinic β-type titanium composite oxide. When the electrode is subjected to an X-ray diffraction measurement using a Cu-Kα ray source, a ratio of... Agent:
20130115510 - Anode for secondary battery, anode current collector, production method thereof, and secondary battery: A chargeable and dischargeable secondary battery for use in electronic devices, industrial machines, electric-powered vehicles, is provided, along with an anodic electrode and a copper foil for anode current collector. It is an anode for secondary battery that utilizes non-aqueous electrolyte, which comprises a silicon-type active material film formed on... Agent: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
20130115511 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode, a case accommodating the electrode assembly, a cap assembly including a cap plate having a first through-hole and coupled to the case and a short-circuiting... Agent:
20130115512 - Buckled silicon nanostructures on elastomeric substrates for rechargeable lithium ion batteries: A flexible silicon anode includes a flexible substrate, a layer of silicon with a thickness of 1 μm or less adhered to the flexible substrate, and a current collector in contact with the layer of silicon. A lithium ion battery cell includes a flexible silicon anode, a current collector in... Agent: Arizona Board Of Regents For And On Behalf Of Arizona State University
20130115513 - Electrode active material, preparation method thereof, and electrode and lithium battery containing the same: An electrode active material includes a core capable of intercalating and deintercalating lithium; and a surface treatment layer disposed on at least a portion of a surface of the core, wherein the surface treatment layer includes a lithium-free oxide having a spinel structure, and an intensity of an X-ray diffraction... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130115514 - Positive electrode active material, positive electrode, and nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery: when the product of the lengths of the b and c axes of the unit cell of the lithium-containing composite oxide of General Formula (2) is designated as bc1 and the product of the lengths of the b and c axes of the unit cell of the lithium-containing composite oxide... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130115515 - Cathode active material for overcharge protection in secondary lithium batteries: Provided herein is an electrode active material comprising a lithium metal oxide and an overcharge protection additive having an operating voltage higher than the operating voltage of the lithium metal oxide.... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology LLC
20130115516 - Lithium titanate crystal structure, composite of lithium titanate crystal structure and carbon, method of production thereof, and electrode and electrochemical element employing said composite: Highly dispersed lithium titanate crystal structures having a thickness of few atomic layers level and the two-dimensional surface in a plate form are supported on carbon nanofiber (CNF). The lithium titanate crystal structure precursors and CNF that supports these are prepared by a mechanochemical reaction that applies sheer stress and... Agent:
20130115517 - Negative active material, method of preparing the negative active material, electrode including the negative active material, and lithium battery including the electrode: A negative active material including: a composite including a matrix comprising silicon oxide, silicon carbide, and carbon and silicon particles dispersed in the matrix; and a carbon coating film formed on a surface of the composite, wherein an intensity ratio of a SiC peak to a Si peak in an... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130115518 - Stock oil composition for carbonaceous material for negative electrode of lithium-ion secondary battery: Provided is a stock oil composition for a carbonaceous material for a negative electrode of a lithium-ion secondary battery which composition is useful for achieving excellent high-speed charge and discharge characteristics. The stock oil composition for a carbonaceous material for a negative electrode of a lithium-ion secondary battery uses a... Agent:
20130115519 - Separator for lithium secondary battery and method for manufacturing same: Provided is a separator for a rechargeable lithium battery including a porous support including a polymer derived from polyamic acid or a polymer derived from polyimide, wherein the polyamic acid and the polyimide include a repeating unit prepared from aromatic diamine including at least one ortho-positioned functional group relative to... Agent: Icuf-hyu (industry-university Cooperation Foundati Hanyang Unversity
20130115520 - Non-aqueous electrolytic solution, and electrochemical element utilizing same: Provided are (1) a nonaqueous electrolytic solution prepared by dissolving an electrolyte salt in a nonaqueous solvent, which comprises an organic tin compound represented by the specific formula in an amount of 0.001 to 5% by mass of the nonaqueous electrolytic solution and (2) an electrochemical element comprising a positive... Agent: Ube Industries, Ltd.
20130115521 - Rechargeable magnesium ion cell components and assembly: A magnesium battery electrode assembly is described, including a current collector comprising a metal, an overlayer material on the metal and an electrode layer comprising an electrode active material disposed on the current collector. The overlayer material passivates the metal, or inhibits a corrosion reaction that would occur between the... Agent: Pellion Technologies, Inc.
20130115522 - Manufacture of lipo2f2: LiPO2F2 is manufactured by the reaction of compounds of the general formula (I), LiXYPO4, wherein X and Y are the same or different and denote H or Li, with anhydrous HF forming a reaction mixture comprising LiPO2F2. Preferably, LiH2PO4 is applied as starting material. LiPO2F2 can be isolated from the... Agent: Solvay Sa
20130115523 - Immersible gaseous oxidant cathode for electrochemical cell system: An electrochemical cell system is configured to utilize an oxidant reduction electrode module containing an oxidant reduction electrode mounted to a housing to form a gaseous oxidant space therein that is immersed into the ionically conductive medium. A fuel electrode is spaced from the oxidant reduction electrode, such that the... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.
20130115524 - Rechargeable electrochemical cells:
20130115526 - Air cathode with graphite bonding/barrier layer: An electrochemical cell includes a housing, a fuel electrode comprising a metal fuel; an oxidant electrode spaced from the fuel electrode, having fuel electrode and oxidant facing sides, and a liquid ionically conductive medium for conducting ions between the fuel and oxidant electrodes to support electrochemical reactions thereat. The fuel... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.
20130115525 - External ptfe layer reinforcement for oxidant electrode: An oxidant electrode for an electrochemical cell utilizing a fuel electrode comprising a metal fuel and a liquid ionically conductive medium configured to conduct ions between the fuel electrode and the oxidant electrode to support electrochemical reactions at the fuel and oxidant electrodes, includes an active layer configured to participate... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.
20130115529 - Electrolyte for metal/air battery: A series of fluorinated compounds are disclosed that can be used as the co-solvent of non-aqueous electrolytes for metal/air battery cells. The inclusion of these compounds in electrolyte systems significantly increases the power capability and energy capacity of metal/air batteries by promoting dissolution and increasing solubility of oxygen in the... Agent: U.s. Government As Represented By The Secretary Of The Army
20130115528 - Rechargeable anion battery cell using a molten salt electrolyte: A rechargeable electrochemical battery cell comprises a molten carbonate salt electrolyte (32) whose anion transports oxygen between a metal electrode (34) and an air electrode (30) on opposite sides of the electrolyte (32), where the said molten salt electrolyte (32) is retained inside voids of a porous electrolyte supporting structure... Agent:
20130115527 - Rechargeable lithium air batteries: A rechargeable non-aqueous lithium-air battery is provided having a multilayered cathode structure which uses a functionized carbon paper base with tubular catalysts. The multilayer cathode has a sufficient pore size to prevent clogging of the cathode by reaction products and further has a hydrophobic coating to repel moisture. The stable... Agent: Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC
20130115530 - Copper alloy metal strip for zinc air anode cans: The present disclosure generally relates to a zinc air cell having an anode can made of a copper alloy. The anode can material reduces internal gassing within the electrochemical cell while being compatible with the internal chemistry of the anode and the alkaline electrolyte of the cell itself.... Agent: Rovcal, Inc.
20130115531 - Electrically rechargeable, metal-air battery systems and methods: The invention provides for a fully electrically rechargeable metal-air battery systems and methods of achieving such systems. A rechargeable metal air battery cell may comprise a metal electrode an air electrode, and an aqueous electrolyte separating the metal electrode and the air electrode. In some embodiments, the metal electrode may... Agent: Eos Energy Storage, LLC
20130115532 - Internal convection cell: An electrochemical cell includes a permeable fuel electrode configured to support a metal fuel thereon, and an oxidant reduction electrode spaced from the fuel electrode. An ionically conductive medium is provided for conducting ions between the fuel and oxidant reduction electrodes, to support electrochemical reactions at the fuel and oxidant... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.
20130115533 - Filter for electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell system is configured to utilize an ionically conductive liquid flowing through a plurality of electrochemical cells. One or more hydrophilic filters for venting of gas from the cells are provided along a flow path for the ionically conductive liquid, so as to permit gasses that evolve in... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.
20130115534 - Wind power and hydrogen power complex generating device: A wind power and hydrogen power complex generating device includes a fan assembly having a blade unit and a demultiplexer connected to the blade unit. A heating unit is connected to a first output end of the demultiplexer. A pump is connected to a second output end of the demultiplexer.... Agent:
20130115535 - System for producing and supplying hydrogen and sodium chlorate, comprising a sodium chloride electrolyser for producing sodium chlorate: A system is provided for producing hydrogen and oxygen based on decomposition of sodium chlorate (NaClO3). In a service station, NaClO3 is produced by a sodium chloride (NaCl) electrolyser. The service station is supplied with water (H2O), NaCl, and energy in order to carry out an electrolysis reaction in the... Agent: Compagnie Generale Des Etablissements Michelin
20130115536 - Hydrogen generator: A hydrogen generator and a fuel cell system including a fuel cell battery and the hydrogen generator. The hydrogen generator includes a cartridge including a plurality of pellets stacked within a casing, each pellet containing a hydrogen containing material capable of releasing hydrogen gas when heated; a compartment including a... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.
20130115537 - Internal reforming tubular solid oxide fuel cell stack and manufacturing method therefor: The present invention provides a large-scale solid oxide fuel cell stack and a method of manufacturing the stack. In the present invention, a segmented cell tube (103a, 103b) is formed in such a way that unit cells connected to each other are formed on a cylindrical or flat tubular porous... Agent:
20130115538 - Power generation system and method of operating the same: A power generation system according to the present invention includes: a fuel cell system (101) including a fuel cell (11) and a case (12); a ventilation fan (13); a controller (102); a combustion device (103); and a discharge passage (70) formed to cause the case (12) and an exhaust port... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130115539 - Fluid flow assemblies for, and in, fuel cell stacks: Fuel cells and related assemblies involving directionally independent channels are provided. In this regard, a representative fuel cell stack (100) includes: a first fuel cell (102) having channels (116, 216, 316; 156, 256, 356) associated with an anode; and a second fuel cell (101), located adjacent the first fuel cell,... Agent:
20130115540 - Fuel cell operation with a failed open injector: A system and method for controlling hydrogen gas flow to an anode side of a fuel cell stack using a pressure regulator in the event that an injector that normally injects the hydrogen gas into the fuel cell stack has failed in a stuck open position. During normal operation, the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operatins LLC
20130115541 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell is provided with a membrane electrode assembly provided with a frame, both of which are sandwiched between two separators. The fuel cell is configured such that reactive gas is circulated between the frame and the separators. The frame and both separators each have manifold holes, the rims... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
20130115542 - Method for producing fuel cell catalyst, fuel cell catalyst, and uses thereof: A method for producing a fuel cell catalyst containing a metal oxycarbonitride, the method including: a step of producing a metal oxycarbonitride by heating a metal carbonitride in an inert gas containing oxygen gas; and a step of bringing the metal oxycarbonitride into contact with an acidic solution.... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.
20130115543 - Thermostable polymer electrolyte membrane and process for producing the same: The present invention relates to a thermostable polymer electrolyte membrane which comprises a main chain comprising an alicyclic polybenzimidazole and a graft chain added to the main chain by radiation-induced graft polymerization, wherein at least a part of the graft chain has sulfonic acid groups. The thermostable polymer electrolyte membrane... Agent: The University Of Tokyo
20130115544 - High altitude platform: An apparatus for generating electrical energy at altitude, comprising a tether connecting a substantially ground level location, part to a platform at an elevated location, the tether comprising a conduit coupled to an electrical generator at the platform, the conduit arranged to allow the flow of a fuel fluid from... Agent: Davidson Technology Limited
20130115545 - Fuel cell module and method manufacturing the same: A fuel cell module and a method manufacturing the same that improves a contact structure of the inter-connectors to prevent gas leaks, thereby to improving the performance and the durability of the unit cell. The fuel cell module includes a plurality of inter-connectors, wherein at least one of the inter-connectors... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130115546 - Fuel cell, flow field plate, and method for producing a flow field plate: A fuel cell, having a first electrode, a second electrode, and a membrane element, in which the membrane element is disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode. At least one of the electrodes has a flow field plate and at least one flow conduit, through which a reactant... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh05/02/2013 > 56 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories.
20130108892 - Apparatus and associated methods: An apparatus which includes first and second circuit boards, with respective electrodes thereon, in a bonded configuration, one or more first layers positioned to be proximal to the electrodes, electrolyte proximal to the respective electrodes, and one or more second layers. The second layers are configured to provide for the... Agent: Nokia Corporation
20130108893 - Electronic device with thermoelectric cell module: An electronic device includes a bottom housing, a heat-generating component placed on the bottom housing, and a thermoelectric cell module placed on the bottom housing and corresponding to the heat-generating component. The thermoelectric cell module includes a first thermoelectric sheet sensing a temperature of the heat-generating component, a second thermoelectric... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20130108894 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes a plurality of unit batteries, a circuit board having at least one heat dissipation opening therethrough, and a balancing circuit on the circuit board, the balancing circuit including at least one balancing switch configured to switch ON/OFF states according to an output signal of a control... Agent:
20130108895 - Method to control current in a fuel cell system: A method for operating a fuel cell system includes electrically coupling the fuel cell stack to an energy storage device and an electrical demand by a load device at a substantially constant voltage. A controller controls an amount of an oxidant supply to the fuel cell stack based on the... Agent: Plug Power Inc.
20130108899 - Lithium-sulphur battery: The invention relates to a lithium-sulphur battery, comprising (a) a first electrode comprising lithium, (b) a second electrode comprising sulphur and/or a lithium sulphide, (c) a separator between the electrodes (a) and (b), (d) an electrolyte in the separator, characterised in that the separator comprises a non-woven fabric made of... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh
20130108897 - Method for thermal management and mitigation of thermal propagation for batteries using a graphene coated polymer barrier substrate: An automotive battery module with one or more battery cells and a heat exchange member placed in thermal communication with the battery cell. Heat generated within the battery cell by, among other things, electric current that can be used to provide motive power for the automobile may be removed by... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20130108896 - Methods and apparatus for combined thermal management, temperature sensing, and passive balancing for battery systems in electric vehicles: A battery module in accordance with one or more embodiments includes a plurality of electrically connected battery cells and one or more heating devices in contact with each battery cell. Each of the heating devices includes one or more resistive heating elements configured for use in measuring and regulating temperature... Agent: Brammo, Inc.
20130108898 - Modular battery control system architecture: Implementations of the present disclosure involve a battery management architecture for a battery system involving a plurality of connected power units. In general, the BMS comprises one or more management sub-controllers connected serially to a master controller associated with the powered device. Each of the one or more management sub-controllers... Agent: Eetrex, Inc.
20130108901 - Battery housing for accommodating electrochemical energy storage cells: A battery housing comprises a cell compartment element (1) which at least partially delimits a cell compartment. Said cell compartment is designed to accommodate at least one electrochemical energy storage cell. A lid element (2) which is designed to be connected to the cell compartment element (1) obturates the cell... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh
20130108900 - Battery pack: A battery pack is disclosed which can inhibit unwanted electric short-circuits between a secondary battery and a thermal safety device. The battery pack may be further configured such that the number of welding points is reduced, simplifying a manufacturing process for the battery pack. The battery pack may include a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130108902 - Multi-cell battery assembly: A battery assembly including: a plurality of prismatic battery cells; first and second fluid manifolds; and a plurality of corrugated flow plates interleaved with the plurality of battery cells, each the flow plates extending from the first manifold to the second manifold and providing an array of flow channels for... Agent: Nucleus Scientific, Inc.
20130108903 - Electrical insulator for electrochemical cell: An insulation portion for an electrochemical cell having a plurality of slots into which bent electrode tabs are slid through during an assembly process of an electrochemical cell. A latch is disposed adjacent the slots and is movable from a resting position to a biased position to engage the electrode... Agent:
20130108905 - Secondary battery unit: According to one embodiment, a unit includes battery modules each including an assembled battery including battery cells and a monitoring device, a BMU to communicate with the battery modules, a first drawer holding the battery module, a second drawer holding the BMU, and a housing containing the first drawer and... Agent:
20130108904 - Temperature detection device and battery pack: A temperature detection device of the present invention is provided in a battery pack for electric power tool and detects a temperature inside the battery pack. The temperature detection device includes a signal output circuit and an output signal-based temperature detection unit. The signal output circuit is configured to output... Agent:
20130108907 - Curved battery cells for portable electronic devices: The disclosed embodiments relate to the manufacture of a battery cell. The battery cell includes a set of layers including a cathode with an active coating, a separator, and an anode with an active coating. The battery cell also includes a pouch enclosing the layers, wherein the pouch is flexible.... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130108906 - Non-rectangular batteries for portable electronic devices: The disclosed embodiments provide a battery cell. The battery cell includes a set of layers forming a non-rectangular shape, wherein the set of layers comprises a cathode with an active coating, a separator, and an anode with an active coating. The battery cell also includes a first conductive tab coupled... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130108908 - Power supply apparatus having plurality of battery cells: A power supply apparatus includes: a plurality of battery cells each having a flat rectangular parallelepiped outer can, the battery cells provided so that wide surfaces of the outer cans are opposed to each other; a separator provided between the battery cells; and a fastener fastening the battery cells and... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130108909 - Battery module: Disclosed is a battery module which comprises a cell unit that comprises cells, and a case that contains the cell unit. The case comprises: a first member which has a first guide portion, and a second member which has a second guide portion that is fitted into the first guide... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
20130108910 - High voltage modular battery with electrically-insulated cell module and interconnector peripheries: A modular battery includes a housing, a first planar battery cell having a first planar electrode surface, a second planar battery cell having a second planar electrode surface, and an interconnector disposed between the first planar surface and the second planar surface and electrically connecting the first and second planar... Agent: Lightening Energy
20130108911 - Flexible envelope type battery and electrically conductible sealing structure thereof and assembling method thereof: A flexible-envelope type battery and an electrically conductible sealing structure thereof and an assembling method thereof are provided. The battery includes an electrode pair, a flexible envelope and a pair of electrically conductible sealing structures. Each sealing structure includes a conductive terminal and a fixed member. The conductive terminal includes... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20130108912 - Stack design for na nicl battery: A battery stack includes a plurality of curved base layers, at least one curved bipolar layer, at least one anode layer disposed between a first curved base layer of the plurality of curved base layers and the at least one curved bipolar layer, at least one cathode layer disposed between... Agent:
20130108913 - Electrochemical lithium accumulator with a bipolar architecture comprising a specific electrolyte additive: The invention relates to an electrochemical lithium accumulator comprising a stack of at least two electrochemical cells, each cell being separated from its adjacent cell by a current-collecting substrate, a first face of this substrate being occupied by an electrode of a cell while a second substrate face opposite to... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20130108914 - Lithium ion secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: wherein an amount of lithium inserted into the negative electrode until the negative electrode reaches a potential of 0.02 V with respect to metal lithium is Ma (a number of atoms), an amount of lithium released from the positive electrode until the positive electrode reaches a potential of 4.3 V... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130108915 - Electrical part, nonaqueous electrolyte cell, and lead wire and sealable container which are used therein: Provided are an electrical part, a nonaqueous electrolyte cell, and a lead wire and a sealable container which are used therein. The electrical part includes a sealable container having a metal layer, and a lead conductor extending from the inside to the outside of the sealable container, the sealable container... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20130108917 - Electrochemical device: An electrochemical device free of any void connecting the inside and outside of a film package upon reflow soldering may be provided. Electrochemical device RB1 according to one embodiment comprises film package 14 having terminal-sealing sections 14c; electric storage element 11; seal auxiliary members 13; terminals 12 each electrically connected... Agent:
20130108916 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly inside a case, a terminal post located entirely outside of, and protruding outwardly from, the case, a connection terminal having a portion that passes through the case, the connection terminal electrically coupling the electrode assembly and the terminal post; and a sealing member... Agent:
20130108918 - Sealing plug and energy storage element: Provided is a sealing plug which seals a through-hole formed in a wall comprising a main shaft which is placeable in the through-hole. The main shaft includes: a base; and a tip connected to a leading end of the base and having a cross section having an outer edge that... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.
20130108919 - Active material for rechargeable battery: A magnesium battery includes a first electrode including an active material and a second electrode. An electrolyte is disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode. The electrolyte includes a magnesium compound. The active material includes an inter-metallic compound of magnesium and bismuth.... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
20130108920 - Composite electrodes for lithium ion battery and method of making: A method for making a composite electrode for a lithium ion battery comprises the steps of: preparing a slurry containing particles of inorganic electrode material(s) suspended in a solvent; preheating a porous metallic substrate; loading the metallic substrate with the slurry; baking the loaded substrate at a first temperature; curing... Agent:
20130108922 - Electrolytic copper foil, electrolytic copper foil for lithium ion secondary battery, electrode for lithium ion secondary battery using the electrolytic copper foil, and lithium ion secondary battery using the electrode: A lithium ion secondary battery, which uses a negative electrode wherein an active material is deposited on a collector, and which is characterized in that no wrinkles are formed on the collector, the collector does not fracture, the adhesion between the active material and the collector is high, and stable... Agent: Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
20130108921 - Positive electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and production method for same, precursor for positive electrode active material, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery using positive electrode active material: Provided is a cathode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery capable of obtaining high initial discharge capacity and good output characteristics at low temperature. In order to achieve this, a cathode active material that is a lithium nickel composite oxide composed of secondary particles that are an aggregate... Agent:
20130108923 - Negative electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: A method for manufacturing a negative electrode active material for a secondary battery that uses a non-aqueous electrolyte, including the steps of: depositing silicon according to an electron beam vapor-deposition method with metallic silicon as a raw material on a substrate of which temperature is controlled from 800 to 1100°... Agent: Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
20130108924 - Anode material, metal secondary battery, and method for production of anode material: An anode material for use in a metal secondary battery contains MgH2, and a metal catalyst which is in contact with the MgH2 and improves the reversibility of a conversion reaction. The metal secondary battery includes a cathode active material layer, an anode active material layer, and an electrolyte layer... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130108925 - Electrode, free of added conductive agent, for a secondary lithium-ion battery: An electrode, free of added conductive agent, for a secondary lithium-ion battery with a lithium titanate as active material, and a secondary lithium-ion battery which contains the electrode.... Agent: Sued-chemieIPGmbh & Co., Kg
20130108926 - Nickel composite hydroxide for a lithium secondary battery, lithium composite oxide for a lithium secondary battery prepared using the nickel composite hydroxide, methods of preparing the nickel composite hydroxide and lithium composite oxide, positive el:
20130108927 - Lithium ion battery anode: A lithium ion battery anode for a lithium ion battery is provided. The lithium ion battery anode includes a number of anode material particles. The lithium ion battery anode also includes a number of carbon nanotubes. The carbon nanotubes are entangled with each other. The carbon nanotubes form a net... Agent: Tsinghua University
20130108928 - Lithium-titanium complex oxide and manufacturing method thereof, as well as battery electrode and lithium ion secondary battery using same: A lithium-titanium complex oxide manufactured by the solid phase method is suitable as an active material for a lithium ion secondary battery. The lithium-titanium complex oxide is characterized in that (a) the average particle size D50 based on granularity distribution measurement by the laser diffraction method is 0.5 to 1.0... Agent: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.
20130108929 - Lithium-titanium complex oxide and manufacturing method thereof, as well as battery electrode and lithium ion secondary battery using the same: A lithium-titanium complex oxide, which exhibits high effective capacity and high rate characteristics, has a particle size distribution as measured by the laser diffraction method such that the maximum particle size (D100) is 20 μm or less, average particle size D50 is 1.0 to 1.5 μm, total frequency of particles... Agent: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.
20130108930 - Performance enhancement additives for disordered carbon anodes: Additives and methods for improving the performance of an electrochemical cell are described. In particular, the additives and methods may improve the performance of an electrochemical cell having a disordered carbon anode.... Agent: Enerdel, Inc.
20130108931 - Positive electrode compositions useful for energy storage and other applications; and related devices: An embodiment of this invention is directed to a positive electrode composition that includes a first group of granules that contain about 30% by volume of at least one metal or electrically-conductive carbon, or combinations thereof; and a second group of granules that contain at least about 60% by volume... Agent: General Electric Company
20130108932 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution for secondary batteries, and secondary battery: To provide a non-aqueous electrolyte solution for secondary batteries, which has a long term flame retardancy and which is excellent in cycle properties particularly under high voltage conditions and in high rate charge/discharge properties, and a secondary battery using such a non-aqueous electrolyte solution for secondary batteries. A non-aqueous electrolyte... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
20130108933 - Manufacture of lipo2f2 and crystalline lipo2f2: LiPO2F2 is manufactured by the reaction of P4O10 with LiF forming a reaction mixture comprising LiPO2F2. To isolate pure LiPO2F2, the reaction mixture is extracted with water, organic solvents or mixtures thereof, and if desired, pure LiPO2F2 is isolated from the solution. The pure LiPO2F2 can be re-dissolved in suitable... Agent: Solvay Sa
20130108934 - Electrolyte for lithium air battery and lithium air battery including the same: A lithium air battery including an electrolyte including lithium ion conductive polymers and lithium salts between a positive electrode and a lithium ion conductive solid electrolyte membrane. The lithium ion conductive polymers are hydrophilic matrix polymers.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130108935 - Zinc-water battery and system: Systems for batteries or galvanic cells are disclosed. The system comprises a mixing chamber. The system further comprises a first reservoir, in fluid communication with a mixing chamber, the first reservoir configured to store a concentrated electrolyte. Additionally the system comprises a pump configured to pump a fluid into the... Agent: Flexel, LLC
20130108937 - Fuel cell system and operation method thereof: In a fuel cell system of the present invention, a reformed gas generated in a reformer (R1) being activated is supplied to a fuel cell stack (F1), and an off-gas discharged from the fuel cell stack (F1) is supplied to a heat supply device (B2) provided for a reformer (R2)... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130108936 - Sofc system with selective co2 removal: A system and method in which a high temperature fuel cell stack exhaust stream is recycled back into the fuel inlet stream of the high temperature fuel cell stack. The recycled stream may be sent to a carbon dioxide separation device which separates carbon dioxide from the fuel exhaust stream.... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation
20130108938 - Power converter and fuel cell system including the same: A power converter of the present invention is configured to convert DC power generated by a power generator (1) into AC power. The power converter includes: a boost converter circuit (3) configured to boost an output voltage of the power generator (1); an inverter circuit (5) configured to convert an... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130108939 - Device for storing and restoring electrical energy: The present invention relates to a device (10) for storing and restoring electrical energy comprising a chamber (100) in which water electrolysis means (110), a fuel cell (120), and monitoring/control means (130) for monitoring the operation of said device (10) in the fuel cell mode or the electrolyzer mode are... Agent: Helion
20130108940 - Hydrogen generator: A hydrogen generator and a fuel cell system including a fuel cell battery and the hydrogen generator. The hydrogen generator includes a cartridge, a housing with a cavity to removably contain the cartridge, and an initiation system. The cartridge includes a casing; a plurality of pellets including a hydrogen containing... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.
20130108941 - Quick restart of fuel cell power plant as alternative to idling: A fuel cell power plant keeps track, such as with a fuel-off timer (41), of the extent to which shutdown of the fuel cell power plant has occurred, in case the fuel cell power plant is quickly commanded to resume full operation. In one embodiment, if the fuel-off timer has... Agent:
20130108942 - Fuel cell: A membrane electrode assembly with protective film includes a MEA and protective films. The MEA includes a cathode, an anode, and a solid polymer electrolyte membrane interposed between the cathode and the anode. The protective films are joined on the outer end of the solid polymer electrolyte membrane. The membrane... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20130108944 - Sulfonated poly(phenylene) copolymer electrolyte for fuel cells: A proton conducting copolymer electrolyte with competitive voltage versus current density characteristics and superior durability comprises a proton conducting hydrophilic domain comprising a sulfonated poly(phenylene) polymer, and a hydrophobic domain comprising a main chain comprising a plurality of bonded arylene groups wherein essentially all of the bonds in the main... Agent: Daimler Ag
20130108943 - Two-layer coatings on metal substrates and dense electrolyte for high specific power metal-supported sofc: A fuel cell includes a chromium-containing metal support, a ceramic electrode layer on the metal support and an electroconductive ceramic layer between the chromium-containing metal support and the ceramic electrode layer. The electroconductive ceramic layer includes a ceramic material selected from lanthanum-doped strontium titanate and perovskite oxides.... Agent:
20130108945 - Stainless steel for conductive members with low contact electric resistance and method for producing the same: The invention provides stainless steel for conductive members which exhibits excellent electrical conductivity (namely, low contact electric resistance), and a method for producing such stainless steel. In an exemplary embodiment of the method, stainless steel is dipped into a solution containing fluoride ions at a rate of dissolution of not... Agent: Jfe Steel Corporation
20130108946 - Vitroceramic glass compositions for gaskets of apparatuses operating at high temperatures and assembling method using said compositions: A vitroceramic glass composition consisting of SiO2, Al2O3, and CaO or of SiO2, Al2O3, CaO and SrO or of SiO2, Al2O3 and La2O3 is provided. In addition, a method and assembly of at least two parts using said composition is provided. Also, a gasket and assembly obtained by this method... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20130108947 - Porous current collector, method of producing the same and fuel cell including porous current collector: To provide a porous current collector that can be produced at a low cost, has high heat resistance and high oxidation resistance, has a required mechanical strength, and, in the case of being applied to a fuel cell operated at a high temperature, can exhibit high durability. A porous current... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.04/25/2013 > 55 patent applications in 42 patent subcategories.
20130101872 - Electricity supply system and electricity supply element thereof: An electricity supply system and electricity supply element thereof is provided. The electricity supply system is made of a plurality of electricity supply elements by stacking or rolling. Each electricity supply element includes a substrate, two current collector layers and two active material layers. The substrate has a plurality of... Agent: Prologium Holding Inc.
20130101869 - Integrated cell voltage sense line fusing: Lithium-ion batteries, unlike other chemistries, may need the voltage of every cell monitored. This may employ a wiring harness or interconnect board that connects the leads of each cell to battery monitoring electronics. These leads can be protected from each other by one or more methods including physical segregation, insulation,... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20130101871 - Protective circuit module and battery pack having the same: A protective circuit module includes a printed circuit board; and an electronic device on the printed circuit board, the electronic device including: an integrated circuit chip; at least one electrical component electrically coupled to the integrated circuit chip; and an encapsulating portion, the encapsulating portion encapsulating the integrated circuit chip... Agent:
20130101870 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first and second electrodes; a case housing the electrode assembly; a cap plate covering an opening of the case; an electrode terminal extending through the cap plate; a lead tab including... Agent:
20130101873 - Method and system for power generation: A power generation systems with solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) and heat recovery unit (HRU) and method are provided. In accordance with one embodiment of the disclosure, a power generation system includes a partial oxidation (POX) reactor, an array of one or more fuel cell stacks and an HRU. The... Agent:
20130101874 - Battery with integrated power management system and scalable battery cutoff: The present disclosure relates battery with an integrated power management system and scalable cutoff component, the battery system including a battery housing with first and second voltage output terminals, a plurality of rechargeable battery cells within the battery housing and having first and second voltage terminals; a power management system... Agent: A123 Systems, Inc.
20130101875 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly including a positive electrode and a negative electrode; a case containing the electrode assembly; a terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly; a current collecting member fixed to the electrode assembly; and a connection member electrically connecting the electrode assembly and the terminal,... Agent:
20130101876 - Lithium secondary battery and method for manufacturing same: A lithium secondary battery provided by the present invention includes a spirally wound electrode body in which a positive electrode sheet and a negative electrode sheet are spirally wound with a separator sheet 40 interposed therebetween, wherein on a sheet surface of at least any one from among the positive... Agent:
20130101877 - Secondary battery: In the secondary battery 30, a cross-sectionally elliptic electricity-generating element group 6 in which a positive electrode sheet including at one side in a longitudinal direction thereof a section not coated with an active material mixture, and a negative electrode sheet including at one side in a longitudinal direction thereof... Agent: Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd.
20130101878 - Battery comprising cuboid cells which contain a bipolar electrode: The invention relates to a battery (0), comprising a plurality of self-contained, substantially cuboid cell housings (1), in each of which a side face is formed at least in some regions as a negative pole (−) and the opposite side face is designed at least in some regions as a... Agent: Evonik Litarion Gmbh
20130101879 - Electronic device and battery connection mechanism thereof: A battery connection mechanism an accommodating portion and a fixing portion. The accommodating portion defines a receiving space to tightly receive the battery therein. The accommodating portion includes a sidewall defining a plurality of perforations in two lines through the sidewall and a connecting portion being defined between the two... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
20130101880 - High temperature lithium battery, having initial low temperature use capability: A battery and method of making such battery, adapted to operate at low (typically ambient) temperatures for a short initial period and thereafter at higher temperatures. A Li—Mg alloy anode is provided, comprising up to 25% magnesium, in a liquid thionyl chloride bath which as the cathode for high temperature... Agent: Engeneered Power Services Inc.
20130101882 - Stacked constructions for electrochemical batteries: A stacked battery has at least two cell segments arranged in a stack. Each cell segment may have a first electrode unit having a first active material electrode, a second electrode unit having a second active material electrode, and an electrolyte layer between the active material electrodes. One or more... Agent:
20130101881 - Wave fin battery module: A battery module includes two or more battery cells and a continuous wave fin disposed between the battery cells. The construction of the wave fin is generally one-piece such that fewer parts are needed to form the battery module. In a preferred form, the wave fin is made from a... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC
20130101883 - Battery connector system: A battery connector system includes a tray assembly configured to be mounted to a battery module made from a plurality of battery cells. The tray assembly includes a tray and a plurality of busbars held by the tray. The tray having a base with channels extending through the base. The... Agent: Tyco Electronics Corporation
20130101884 - Flexible battery and method for producing the same: Disclosed is a flexible battery including a sheet-like electrode group, an electrolyte, and a housing with flexibility enclosing the electrode group and electrolyte. The housing includes a film material folded into two in which the electrode group is inserted. The film material has two facing portions respectively facing two principal... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130101888 - Battery separator and battery: Provided are a battery separator with which a battery with improved safety can be formed, and a battery including the separator. The battery separator of the present invention includes a multilayer porous film including at least a resin porous film (I) and a heat-resistant porous layer (II) predominantly composed of... Agent: Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.
20130101886 - Lithium secondary battery: In one aspect, a lithium secondary battery that includes a positive electrode including a high-voltage positive active material; and a separator is provided. The high voltage positive active material can have a discharge plateau voltage of greater than or equal to about 4.6V with respect to a Li counter electrode,... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130101885 - Method for manufacturing separator, separator manufactured by the method and method for manufacturing electrochemical device including the separator: A method for manufacturing a separator includes (S1) preparing a porous substrate having pores, (S2) coating at least one surface of the porous substrate with a first solvent, (S3) coating the first solvent with a slurry containing inorganic particles dispersed therein and formed by dissolving a binder polymer in a... Agent:
20130101887 - Separator for valve regulated lead-acid battery, and valve regulated lead-acid battery: A separator for a valve regulated lead-acid battery comprises a paper sheet made by a wet papermaking process, mainly made of glass microfibers, wherein the separator is a structure having a three-layer laminated structure which comprises two thin-fiber layers and one thick-fiber layer, wherein the two thin-fiber layers cover both... Agent: Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited
20130101889 - Composite porous membrane, method for producing composite porous membrane and battery separator using same: A composite porous membrane including a porous membrane A formed of a polyolefin-based resin; and a porous membrane B containing a heat-resistant resin and laminated on the porous membrane A, wherein the porous membrane A satisfies formulas (A) to (C), the composite porous membrane satisfies formula (D), and the composite... Agent: Toray Industries, Inc.
20130101890 - Stacked constructions for electrochemical batteries: A stacked battery has at least two cell segments arranged in a stack. Each cell segment may have a first electrode unit having a first active material electrode, a second electrode unit having a second active material electrode, and an electrolyte layer between the active material electrodes. One or more... Agent:
20130101891 - Method of reducing tabbing volume required for external connections: Various embodiments are described herein for an electrode assembly for a stacked-cell battery. The electrode assembly comprises a first active material layer; a first current collector layer adjacent to and in electrical contact with an outer surface of the first active material layer; a tab element having an end lead... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130101892 - Fusible link to connect battery cells and modules: A first battery includes a first and terminals having first and second reference potentials, respectively. A second battery includes a third and fourth terminals having a third and fourth reference potentials, respectively. A bus bar comprises: a first terminal contactor portion that is electrically conductive and that directly contacts one... Agent: Cobasys, LLC
20130101893 - High-voltage lithium-polymer batteries for portable electronic devices: The disclosed embodiments provide a lithium-polymer battery cell. The lithium-polymer battery cell includes an anode and a cathode containing lithium cobalt oxide particles doped with a doping agent. The lithium-polymer battery cell also includes a pouch enclosing the anode and the cathode, wherein the pouch is flexible. The cathode may... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130101894 - Battery, method of forming a battery cell container, and electronic device: The present invention provides a battery, a method of forming a battery cell container, and an electronic device. The battery of the present invention comprises: a battery cell, and a battery cell container composed of two folded container portions formed by stretching in one thin sheet, wherein, in each container... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130101895 - Electrolyte solution for a secondary battery: There is provided a lithium secondary battery which has excellent characteristics such as energy density and electromotive force and is excellent in cycle life and storage stability. An electrolyte solution for secondary battery comprising at least an aprotic solvent having an electrolyte dissolved therein and a compound represented by the... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130101897 - Lithium secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: Provided is a lithium secondary battery in which negative-electrode active material particles containing silicon and/or a silicon alloy are used and which prevents the occurrence of breakage of a binder itself and peel-off of the binder at the interfaces with the negative-electrode active material and the negative-electrode current collector and... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130101896 - Recessed tab for higher energy density and thinner batteries: Various embodiments are described herein for an electrode assembly for a battery and a method of making the electrode assembly. The electrode assembly comprises an active material layer having a recess formed therein at an outer surface of the active material layer, the recess extending from a side facet of... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130101898 - Lead manganese-based cathode material for lithium electrochemical systems: A lead manganese-based cathode material is provided. Furthermore, a lithium or lithium ion rechargeable electrochemical cell is provided incorporating lead manganese-based cathode material in a positive electrode. In addition, a process for preparing a stable lead manganese-based cathode material is provided.... Agent:
20130101899 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: There is provided a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery having high capacity in which the reduction in the capacity of the battery due to the irreversible capacity in the first charge and discharge is suppressed using a high capacity positive electrode. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery according to the exemplary embodiment... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.
20130101900 - Lithium secondary battery: Provided is a lithium secondary battery that comprises a positive electrode having a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode having a negative electrode active material, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode active material is a nickel-containing lithium complex oxide having a layered structure. The oxide has a composition... Agent:
20130101901 - Lithium-transition metal complex compounds having nth order hierarchical structure, method of preparing the same and lithium battery comprising an electrode comprising the same: A lithium-transition metal complex compound has an nth order hierarchical structure in which n type structures represented by at least one unit of ath order units in a range of 1×10-(a+5) m to 10×10-(a+5) m exist in a complex form, wherein n is a natural number that is 2 or... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130101902 - Cathode current collector for electrical energy storage device and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed is a cathode current collector for an electrical energy storage device and a method for manufacturing the same, which improves adhesion between a current collector and an electrode material and provide a high reaction surface area, thereby improving the performance of the electrical energy storage. In particular, a first... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company
20130101903 - Lithium electrochemical accumulator having a specific bipolar architecture: The invention relates to an electrochemical lithium accumulator comprising at least one first electrochemical cell and at least one second electrochemical cell separated from each other by a current-collecting substrate, which substrate supports on a first face, an electrode of said first electrochemical cell, and on its second face opposite... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20130101904 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution for secondary batteries, and secondary battery: To provide a non-aqueous electrolyte solution for secondary batteries, which has long-term nonflammability and practically sufficient conductivity and which is capable of suppressing a decrease of battery capacity due to charge and discharge at a high rate, and a secondary battery using such a non-aqueous electrolyte solution. A non-aqueous electrolyte... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
20130101905 - Enzymatic modifications of a cellular monolithic carbon and uses thereof: A porous electrochemical electrode is made up of a solid cellular material provided in the form of a semi-graphitised carbon monolith comprising a hierarchised porous network free of mesopores and including macropores with a mean dimension dA of 1 μm to 100 μm, and micropores with a mean dimension dI... Agent:
20130101906 - Gas diffusion electrode, method of producing same, membrane electrode assembly comprising same and method of producing membrane electrode assembly comprising same: A process for producing a gas diffusion electrode comprising the steps of: casting a porous electrically conductive web with a suspension of particles of an electrically conductive material in a solution of a first binder to provide a first layer which is an electrochemically active layer (AL); casting a suspension... Agent: Vito Nv
20130101907 - Metal air secondary battery: An object of the invention is to reduce the charging overvoltage by using a positive electrode member which does not contain a carbon material that causes the generation of lithium carbonate (Li2CO3), and which comprises a metal porous material, thereby suppressing the formation of lithium carbonate (Li2CO3). The metal air... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20130101908 - Fuel-cell systems operable in multiple modes for variable processing of feedstock materials and associated devices, systems, and methods: Fuel cells for selectively reacting a feedstock material with or without generating electricity, and associated systems and methods are disclosed. A fuel cell system in accordance with a particular embodiment includes a first electrode positioned in a first region, a second electrode positioned in a second region, an electrolyte between... Agent: Mcalister Technologies, LLC
20130101909 - Humidifier for a fuel cell: A humidifier for a fuel cell has a stacked unit of several water-permeable membranes which are parallel to each other and are arranged spaced apart form each other. On the edges of the membranes, a sealant is applied which closes a flow space between neighboring membranes fluid-tightly and serves as... Agent: Mann+hummel Gmbh
20130101910 - Hydrogen generator with pump: The invention is a hydrogen generator including a pump for pumping a liquid from a reservoir to a reaction area, where the liquid reacts to produce hydrogen gas, and a fuel cell system including the hydrogen generator and a fuel cell stack. The pump is a diaphragm pump with mechanically... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.
20130101911 - Fuel cell, catalyst and methods: A hydrogen fuel cell comprising: an anode; a cathode; an electrolyte; means for supplying a hydrogen-containing fuel to the fuel cell; and means for supplying an oxidant to the fuel cell; wherein the anode and, optionally, the cathode includes a catalyst comprising an alloy of the formula (I): PdxBiyMz (I)... Agent:
20130101912 - Burner reformer for fuel cell power generating system: A burner reformer is provided for a power generating system using fuel cell. A burner is contained inside the reformer. The reformer absorbs heat from the burner and other heat source to reduce heat loss and save connecting wires. The present invention avoids flashing back of hydrogen. When fuel is... Agent: Atomic Energy Council-institute Of Nuclear Energy Research
20130101913 - Method for operating a fuel cell and fuel cell system with improved thermal control: Such a method provides improved thermal control of the fuel cell even in the case of coldstarting or after operation in the partial load mode. The present invention also relates to a fuel cell system.... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20130101914 - Fuel cell: An anode separator of a fuel cell forms: a plurality of gas flow channels arranged in parallel to let a fuel gas flow to an MEA; a supply passage configured to supply the plurality of gas flow channels with the fuel gas; and a recovery passage configured to recover the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130101915 - Composite seal for fuel cells, process of manufacture, and fuel cell stack using same: A seal is provided for use in a solid oxide fuel cell, wherein the seal is formed of alternating adjacent layers of a fiber tow material and a foil material. A solid oxide fuel cell stack is also disclosed and is formed of repeating cell units, each cell unit having... Agent: Utc Power Corporation
20130101916 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes a membrane electrode assembly, a first separator, and a second separator. The membrane electrode assembly includes a solid polymer electrolyte membrane, a first electrode, a second electrode, and a resin frame member. The membrane electrode assembly includes a power generation section and a stepped section. The... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20130101917 - Polymer electrolyte fuel cell and method of fabricating the same: A polymer electrolyte fuel cell includes: a sealing structure (9) including a substantially rectangular ring-shaped first gasket portion (9a) and a substantially rectangular ring-shaped second gasket portion (9b), the first gasket portion (9a) being positioned outward of a peripheral portion of a first gas diffusion layer (5) and between a... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130101920 - Catalyst, electrode, fuel cell, gas detoxification apparatus, and methods for producing catalyst and electrode: Provided are a catalyst, an electrode, a fuel cell, a gas detoxification apparatus, and the like that can promote a general electrochemical reaction causing gas decomposition or the like. A catalyst according to the present invention is used for promoting an electrochemical reaction and is chain particles 3 formed of... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20130101919 - Membrane electrode assembly, fuel cell, gas detoxification apparatus, and method for producing membrane electrode assembly: Provided are a MEA, a fuel cell, and a gas detoxification apparatus that allow at high efficiency a general electrochemical reaction causing gas decomposition or the like and are excellent in cost efficiency; and a method for producing a MEA. In this MEA 7, a porous base 3, a porous... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20130101918 - Reinforced electrolyte membrane: An electrolyte membrane having a proton conducting polymer reinforced with a nanofiber mat made from a nanofiber comprising a fiber material selected from polymers and polymer blends; wherein the fiber material has a fiber material proton conductivity; wherein the proton conducting polymer has a proton conducting polymer conductivity; and wherein... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20130101921 - Fluorine containing ionomer composite with ion exchange function, preparation method and use thereof: Provided is a composite which is comprised of one or more ion exchange resin(s) and a porous fluorine containing polymer membrane (2), wherein the porous membrane and the resin form a carbon-chain crosslinked structure, so that the film prepared from the composite is of good airtightness and stability, as well... Agent:
20130101922 - Solid oxide fuel cell: Disclosed herein is a solid oxide fuel cell. The solid oxide fuel cell includes ceramic-based materials and a glass-based materials or conductive metals and glass-based materials.... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.
20130101923 - Solid flow field plate with end turns: A method of assembly of a fuel cell plate includes forming channels in a body to provide a flow field. A porous media is inserted into the flow field. The fuel cell plate is a non-porous body including a side having the flow field providing a fluid flow path. The... Agent: Utc Power Corporation04/18/2013 > 64 patent applications in 49 patent subcategories.
20130095350 - Battery pack and power tool: A battery pack, includes: a battery set including at least one battery cell; a protection IC configured to protect plural kinds of the battery sets, which produce different voltages, from overcharging and overdischarging, the protection IC including terminals for setting the different voltages of the battery sets; and a board... Agent: Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd.
20130095351 - Electrolyte compositions and electrochemical double layer capacitors formed there from: The invention generally encompasses phosphonium ionic liquids, salts, compositions and their use in many applications, including but not limited to: as electrolytes in electronic devices such as memory devices including static, permanent and dynamic random access memory, as electrolytes in energy storage devices such as batteries, electrochemical double layer capacitors... Agent:
20130095352 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery has a pressure-sensitive elastic element reliably operating at a desired operating pressure. The battery includes an outer can having an opening; an electrode assembly which is housed in the outer can and comprises a positive electrode having a positive electrode current collector and a negative... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130095353 - Electrochemical cell having a safety device: An electrochemical cell is provided including, but not limited to, a can having a side wall that is coupled to a first end and having a cover at a second end of the can to close the second end of the can, a cell element within the can, electrolyte within... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology LLC
20130095354 - Battery having passive corrosion protection: A battery has two or more individual cells that are connected in series and which, for contacting purposes, each has at least one contact electrode to the positive electrode (cathode) and at least one contact electrode to the negative electrode (anode). The two are made of metals that differ from... Agent: Continental Automotive Gmbh
20130095355 - Battery module: A case of a battery module 21 includes a battery chamber 31, and an exhaust chamber 33. A member 41 having a lower melting point than a melting point of the case is provided on an inner surface of the case located in a release direction of gas.... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130095356 - Cell module: Batteries 100 are accommodated in a case 20, wherein the batteries 100 each include an opening portion 8a for releasing gas produced in an associated one of the batteries to outside the battery, the case 20 is partitioned into an accommodation section 50 configured to accommodate the batteries 100 and... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130095357 - Increasing the stiffness of battery cells for portable electronic devices: The disclosed embodiments relate to the manufacture of a battery cell. The battery cell includes a set of layers including a cathode with an active coating, a separator, and an anode with an active coating. The battery cell also includes a pouch enclosing the layers, wherein the pouch is flexible.... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130095358 - Lithium iron disulfide battery: A lithium-iron disulfide battery with improved high temperature performance is disclosed. The separator characteristics are deliberately selected to be compatible with the electrolyte at the intended temperature. Additional or alternative modifications can be made in the form of a scaffold or laminated structure. A preferred polymer for such separators is... Agent: Eveready Battery Company, Inc.
20130095360 - Battery cell with integrated mounting foot: A battery cell according to the principles of the present disclosure includes a cell housing and a mounting member that is fixed to an outer surface of the cell housing. In one example, the mounting member is formed separate from the cell housing and attached to the outer surface of... Agent: Cobasys, LLC
20130095359 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a stack case, spacers, and inner cover members as insulating members. The stack case accommodates a plurality of single cells arranged in line. Each of the spacers is disposed between adjacent single cells. The inner cover member is provided for each of the single cells, and... Agent: Lithium Energy Japan
20130095361 - High surface area flow battery electrodes: A flow cell battery includes at least one anode and at least one cathode, with a separator membrane disposed between each anode and each cathode. Each anode and cathode includes a bipolar plate and a carbon nanotube material positioned proximally at least one side of the bipolar plate.... Agent:
20130095362 - Vanadium flow cell: A Vanadium chemistry flow cell battery system is described. Methods of forming the electrolyte, a formulation for the electrolyte, and a flow system utilizing the electrolyte are disclosed. Production of electrolytes can include a combination of chemical reduction and electrochemical reduction.... Agent: Deeya Energy, Inc.
20130095363 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly; a case containing the electrode assembly; a cap plate covering an opening of the case; a safety device on the cap plate; a stiffener on the safety device and holding the safety device against the cap plate; and an electrode terminal electrically connected... Agent:
20130095364 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including: an electrode assembly; a case containing the electrode assembly; a cap plate covering an opening of the case; a safety device on the cap plate and including a first lead; and an electrode terminal electrically connecting the electrode assembly and the first lead, the cap plate... Agent:
20130095365 - Separator for nonaqueous secondary battery, and nonaqueous secondary battery: An object of the invention is to provide a separator for a nonaqueous secondary battery, which has good adhesion to electrodes and is also capable of ensuring sufficient ion permeability even after attachment to an electrode. The separator for a nonaqueous secondary battery of the invention includes a porous substrate... Agent: Teijin Limited
20130095367 - Electrode assembly comprising fiber-shaped structures: The present invention relates to an electrode assembly comprising fiber-shaped structures. The electrode assembly for a battery according to one embodiment of the present invention comprises: a first electrode including a plurality of first fiber-shaped structures extending in a first direction; a second electrode including a plurality of second fiber-shaped... Agent: Shine Co., Ltd
20130095366 - Stacked constructions for electrochemical batteries: A stacked battery has at least two cell segments arranged in a stack. Each cell segment may have a first electrode unit having a first active material electrode, a second electrode unit having a second active material electrode, and an electrolyte layer between the active material electrodes. One or more... Agent:
20130095368 - Energy storage cell: An energy storage cell has a cell body with an areal expansion in an extension plane, with four side faces bounding a circumference of the area of extent and having each two of the side faces parallel to one another. A conductor electrode and a second electrode are disposed on... Agent: Continental Automotive Gmbh
20130095370 - Battery assembly production method and battery assembly: A battery assembly production method is provided that enables the reduction in mechanical stress caused in at least one cell. A battery assembly produced by this method is also provided. The method includes a first welding step of resistance-welding a connection member 5A to a cell 4b, and a second... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130095369 - Rechargeable battery and module thereof: The rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly; a case, the case retaining the electrode assembly; a cap plate coupled to an opening of the case; and an electrode terminal coupled to the cap plate and electrically connected to the electrode assembly, wherein the electrode terminal includes a terminal fixing portion... Agent:
20130095371 - Shrink film for label: A shrink film comprising a core layer comprising a glycol modified polyester, the core having an upper and lower surface; an upper skin layer disposed on the upper surface of the core layer and a lower skin layer disposed on the lower surface of the core layer, the skin layers... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation
20130095372 - Rechargeable battery: A battery includes a plurality of electrode assemblies, each having an electrode and an electrode uncoated region, such that the plurality of electrode assemblies together present a plurality of electrodes and electrode uncoated regions, an electrode terminal, and a current collecting member electrically connecting the electrode terminal and the plurality... Agent:
20130095375 - Electrical part, nonaqueous electrolyte cell, and lead wire and sealable container for use therein: Provided is an electrical part, a nonaqueous electrolyte cell, and a lead wire and a sealable container for use therein, with which the adhesive property and sealing performance in an initial state and in an electrolyte-contacting state are enhanced. An electrical part includes a sealable container that includes a metal... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
20130095373 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly including a positive electrode and a negative electrode; a case containing the electrode assembly; a cap plate covering an opening of the case; a terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly; and a sealing member on the cap plate to seal between the... Agent:
20130095374 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly including a first electrode and a second electrode; a case having a space in which the electrode assembly is located; a cap plate coupled with the case; a terminal coupled to the electrode assembly through a current collecting tap, and protruding through the... Agent:
20130095377 - Lithium cell and method of forming same: An electrochemical cell including an anode comprising a carbonaceous material, where the carbonaceous material is capable of reversibly incorporating lithium ions therein and lithium metal on the surface thereof, a cathode capable of reversibly incorporating therein lithium ions, and a non-aqueous electrolyte in contact with the anode and the cathode,... Agent: Tadiran Batteries Ltd.
20130095378 - Nonaqueous electrolyte composition and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte composition includes: a nonaqueous solvent; an electrolyte salt; a matrix resin; a filler; and a surfactant.... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130095379 - Nonaqueous electrolyte solution and lithium secondary battery using same: (in the formula (Ia), R11 and R12 represent, independently of each other, an organic group that is composed of one or more carbon atoms and hydrogen atoms and may optionally contain one or more oxygen atoms but excludes unsaturated bonds, provided that at least either R11 or R12 has an... Agent:
20130095380 - Electrode structure and method for making the same: Electrode structures, and more specifically, electrode structures for use in electrochemical cells, are provided. The electrode structures described herein may include one or more protective layers. In one set of embodiments, a protective layer may be formed by exposing a lithium metal surface to a plasma comprising ions of a... Agent: Sion Power Corporation
20130095381 - Microbattery and method for manufacturing a microbattery: A microbattery that includes, in succession starting from a first substrate: a first current collector, a first electrode, an electrolyte, a second electrode consisting of a solder joint, a second current collector and a second substrate. Additionally, a method for manufacturing a microbattery, which includes the following steps: forming a... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20130095382 - Rechargeable lithium battery: A rechargeable lithium battery that includes a negative electrode including a negative active material; a positive electrode including polyacrylonitrile and a positive active material which is capable of fully charging at about 4.3V or more; and a non-aqueous electrolyte.... Agent:
20130095383 - New phosphate-and silicate-based electrode materials, more particularly for lithium ion batteries and lithium capacitors: The invention relates to the use of new crystalline phosphate- and silicate-based electrode materials, preferably having a hopeite or zeolite lattice structure, which are suitable more particularly for lithium ion batteries and lithium capacitors based on non-aqueous systems. The structure of the inventively used electrode material comprises at least a)... Agent: Max-planck-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Wissenschaften E.v.
20130095385 - Carbon-containing composite material containing an oxygen-containing lithium transition metal compound: The present invention relates to a carbon-containing composite material of particles of an oxygen-containing lithium transition metal compound which are coated with essentially two carbon-containing layers, a method for its production as well as an electrode containing the composite material.... Agent: Sued-chemieIPGmbh & Co. Kg
20130095384 - Composite of metal oxide nanoparticles and carbon, method of production thereof, electrode and electrochemical element employing said composite: A composite powder in which highly dispersed metal oxide nanoparticle precursors are supported on carbon is rapidly heated under nitrogen atmosphere, crystallization of metal oxide is allowed to progress, and highly dispersed metal oxide nanoparticles are supported by carbon. The metal oxide nanoparticle precursors and carbon nanoparticles supporting said precursors... Agent:
20130095387 - Ceramic material as well as battery electrode and lithium ion secondary battery containing the same: A ceramic material offering both high capacity and high rate characteristics includes, as a main constituent, titanium oxide, and 0.004 to 0.249 percent by mass of potassium, 0.013 to 0.240 percent by mass of phosphorous and 0.021 to 1.049 percent by mass of niobium, has a spinel structure, and preferably... Agent: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.
20130095386 - Metal fluoride electrode protection layer and method of making same: Modifications to the surface of an electrode and/or the surfaces of the electrode material can improve battery performance. For example, the modifications can improve the capacity, rate capability and long cycle stability of the electrode and/or may minimize undesirable catalytic effects. In one instance, metal-ion batteries can have an anode... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute
20130095388 - Liquid hydrophobic phase transition substance, and battery comprising same: A liquid hydrophobic phase transition substance is provided that may improve the safety of a battery and restrain the deterioration in performance of the battery without deteriorating the properties of the battery. The liquid hydrophobic phase transition substance includes a hydrophobic salt having a melting point of 80° C. or... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130095389 - Graphene current collectors in batteries for portable electronic devices: The disclosed embodiments provide a battery cell. The battery cell includes a cathode current collector containing graphene, a cathode active material, an electrolyte, an anode active material, and an anode current collector. The graphene may reduce the manufacturing cost and/or increase the energy density of the battery cell.... Agent: Apple Inc.
20130095390 - Procedure to optimize materials for cathodes and cathode material having enhanced electrochemical properties: A material C-AxM(XO4)y that is of particles of a compound of the formula AxM(XO4)y, wherein said particles include a carbon deposit deposited by means of pyrolysis on at least a portion of the surface thereof, and where: A is Li alone or partially replaced by at most 10 atomic %... Agent: Phostech Lithium Inc.
20130095391 - Lithium ion secondary battery: In a lithium on secondary battery, lithium ions are reversibly absorbed to and released from a negative electrode. A positive electrode includes lithium vanadium phosphate. A non-aqueous electrolytic solution includes fluorinated carbonate as a solvent.... Agent: Fuji Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
20130095392 - Electrolyte compositions, methods of making and battery devices formed there from: The invention generally encompasses phosphonium ionic liquids, salts, compositions and their use in many applications, including but not limited to: as electrolytes in electronic devices such as memory devices including static, permanent and dynamic random access memory, as electrolytes in energy storage devices such as batteries, electrochemical double layer capacitors... Agent:
20130095393 - Gas vent for electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell system is configured to utilize an ionically conductive medium flowing through a plurality of electrochemical cells. One or more gas vents are provided along a flow path for the ionically conductive medium, so as to permit gasses that evolve in the ionically conductive medium during charging or... Agent: Fluidic, Inc.
20130095394 - Metal oxygen battery: There is provided a metal oxygen battery which is capable of obtaining superior batter capacity when starting use from charging. In the metal oxygen battery 1 including a positive electrode 2, which includes an oxygen-storing material and lithium oxide, and uses oxygen as an active substance, a negative electrode 3... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20130095395 - Stable electrolyte materials for li-air battery systems: An electrochemical cell in one embodiment includes a first electrode, and a second electrode spaced apart from the first electrode, the second electrode including a substrate of active material, a form of lithium, and a solvent or electrolyte having an electrophilicity index value of less than or equal to 1.1... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh
20130095396 - Solid oxide fuel cell stack: A solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) stack is disclosed. The SOFC may include an oxidizing agent flow path fluidly connecting a first oxidizing agent chamber and a second oxidizing agent chamber. The first oxidizing agent chamber may include an oxidizing agent supply pipe through which an oxidizing agent is flowed... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20130095397 - Ejector: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell and an ejector. The ejector includes a nozzle portion having openings provided at its distal and proximal ends for injecting drive-stream gas; a diffuser portion provided on a distal end side of the nozzle portion for drawing in auxiliary gas by negative... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20130095398 - Pressure-reducing valve with injector and fuel cell system including pressure-reducing valve: A pressure-reducing valve with an injector of the present invention includes a shuttle valve body, a shuttle valve seat in which the shuttle valve body is capable of coming into contact with and be separated, a back-pressure chamber, a back-pressure channel that communicates with the back-pressure chamber and discharges the... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20130095399 - Portable fuel cell power source: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a portable fuel cell power source including an expandable enclosure, a first reactant contained within the enclosure, one or more fuel cells and a fluid port positioned in the expandable enclosure and adapted to be in fluidic communication with the one or more... Agent: Socié Té Bic
20130095400 - Electrochemically actuated valve: An electrochemically operable actuator (20), includes a support structure, a flexible membrane sealed against the support structure to form a compartment (108), electrochemical element (101) adapted to generate hydrogen or oxygen gas and to deliver the gas to the inside of the compartment, the electrochemical element including an ion conducting... Agent: Myfc Ab
20130095401 - System and method for extracting propulsion energy from motor vehicle exhaust: Engine exhaust is sent to a reformer, which produces hydrogen from fuel remaining in the exhaust. The hydrogen may be stored in a hydrogen tank, and may be used by a fuel cell to produce electricity to recharge a vehicle battery and/or to supply propulsion current to an electric propulsion... Agent: Energyyield LLC
20130095402 - Fuel cell and method of operating the fuel cell: A method of operating a fuel cell includes the steps of detecting hydrogen peroxide concentration during power generation by a hydrogen peroxide concentration sensor provided directly on a membrane electrode assembly and determining an operating condition of the fuel cell based on the detected hydrogen peroxide concentration.... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20130095404 - Fuel cell system: The fuel cell system of the present invention supplies oxidant gas to a fuel cell during periods where generation of electrical power by the fuel cell is stopped. As a result, an amount of oxidant gas that is just sufficient to continue a reaction with remaining fuel gas is continued... Agent:
20130095403 - Fuel cell system and stop method thereof: A fuel cell system and a stop method thereof are provided that can supply inert gas to the anode with a simple configuration during system stop. The method includes the steps of: cutting off new supply of fuel gas to the anode and discharge of discharge gas from the anode... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
20130095405 - Fuel cell system and control method therefor: A fuel cell system includes an accumulated current value measuring unit. The accumulated current value measuring unit measures an accumulated current value by time integration of current output from the fuel cell in a period during which oxygen is produced by water-splitting reaction in an anode of a negative voltage... Agent:
20130095406 - Methods and systems for improving fuel cell efficiency: The disclosure is directed at a method and system for improving the efficiency of fuel cells by removing impediments within the fuel cell channel. The system includes at least one sensor and a processor for determining when a gas, such as carbon dioxide, concentration level has surpassed a maximum threshold.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited
20130095407 - Method and arrangement to control the heat balance of fuel cell stacks in a fuel cell system: A method to control the heat balance of fuel cell stacks in a fuel cell system, the fuel cell system including at least one fuel cell unit including fuel cell stacks, whose fuel cells include an anode side and a cathode side, as well as an electrolyte interposed therebetween, and... Agent: Wä Rtsilä Finland Oy
20130095408 - Anode material for solid oxide fuel cell, and anode and solid oxide fuel cell including anode material: A composite anode material for a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC), an anode for a SOFC including a Ni-containing alloy including Ni and a transition metal other than Ni; and a perovskite metal oxide having a perovskite structure.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
20130095409 - Method for conditioning membrane-electrode-units for fuel cells: The present invention relates to a method for the conditioning of membrane electrode assemblies for fuel cells in which the output of the membrane electrode assemblies used can be increased and therefore the efficiency of the resulting polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells can be improved.... Agent: Basf Fuel Cell Gmbh
20130095410 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes an anode, a cathode and a solid electrolyte layer. The cathode has a main phase and a sub phase. The main phase is composed of a perovskite type oxide including cobalt. The sub phase is composed of tricobalt tetroxide. The solid electrolyte layer is disposed between... Agent: Ngk Insulators, Ltd.
20130095411 - Fluorine containing ionomer composite with ion exchange function, preparation method and use thereof: Provided is a composite which is comprised of one or more ion exchange resin(s) and fluorine containing polymer fiber, wherein the fiber and the film-forming resin form a triazine-ring crosslinked structure, so that the film prepared from the composite is of good airtightness and stability, as well as high ion... Agent:
20130095412 - Solid oxide fuel cell and manufacturing method thereof: A solid oxide fuel cell. The solid oxide fuel cell includes a unit cell, which includes a first electrode layer, an electrolyte layer, and a second electrode layer that are sequentially laminated from an inner region to an outer region of the unit cell; and an interconnector electrically connected to... Agent:
20130095413 - Bipolar plate for a fuel cell and method of manufacturing the same: The present invention relates to a separator plate for a fuel cell and to a method for producing the same, and relates to an invention wherein a surface-modification layer is formed through the use of low temperature plasma processing such that it is possible to prevent the hydrophobic characteristics which... Agent: Hyundai HyscoPrevious industry: Stock material or miscellaneous articles
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