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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process

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09/18/2014 > 198 patent applications in 96 patent subcategories.

20140272475 - Systems and methods for pressure tolerant energy systems: Systems and methods are disclosed herein for a pressure tolerant energy system. The pressure tolerant energy system may comprise a pressure tolerant cavity and an energy system enclosed in the pressure tolerant cavity configured to provide electrical power to the vehicle. The energy system may include one or more battery... Agent: Hadal, Inc.

20140272476 - Prismatic battery pack with novel structure: Disclosed herein is a prismatic battery pack including an electrode assembly of a cathode/separator/anode structure impregnated with an electrolyte, a prismatic container, in which the electrode assembly is mounted, the prismatic container having at least one depressed groove formed at a bottom thereof in a longitudinal direction of the prismatic... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140272477 - Hybrid electrochemical cell systems and methods: Disclosed herein are systems, devices, and methods for a hybrid electrochemical cell which utilizes two different chemistries in the same cell. According to one aspect, the hybrid cell includes a first pair of electrode units which form a first electrochemical cell and a second pair of electrode units, which form... Agent: G4 Synergetics, Inc.

20140272480 - Conductor for an electrochemical energy store: A conductor is describing for an electrochemical energy store, including a base body, and at least one electrically conductive layer situated at least partially on the base body. The base body includes a non-electrically conductive material. In addition, an energy store is described which is equipped with the conductor, a... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140272482 - Electrolyte protection compositions and methods: A barrier on the surface of the negative electrolyte solution of a redox flow battery can decrease air oxidation of a charged species in the negative electrolyte solution and can decrease water loss from the negative electrolyte solution. A negative electrolyte tank including a barrier on the surface of the... Agent: Unienergy Technologies, LLC

20140272481 - High amperage batteries with displacement salt electrodes: An electrochemical cell includes a negative electrode comprising a first active metal, a positive electrode comprising a second active metal, and an electrolyte comprising salts of the two active metals, a salt of the cathodic metal and a salt of the anodic metal. In operation, the electrolyte composition varies such... Agent: Total Marketing Services

20140272478 - Methods and systems for mitigating pressure differentials in an energy storage device: Apparatus and methods are provided for energy storage devices capable of mitigating the pressure differentials between adjacent bi-polar units using a pressure equalization valve at a projection from a substrate of a bi-polar unit, which prevents the pressure equalization valve from being submerged by free liquid in the unit.... Agent:

20140272479 - Safety device for a lithium electrochemical generator battery: A safety device (1) for a lithium electrochemical generator battery, including a box (100), configured to house a plurality of lithium electrochemical generators; a cover (200) arranged gas-tightly on the opening (130) of the box; an opening (120) forming a vent situated in one of the walls of the box... Agent:

20140272484 - Electrochemical cell stack having a protective flow channel: Disclosed herein are improved electrochemical cell stacks having at least one protective channel on an end of the stack. Redox flow batteries (RFBs) containing the “protected” electrochemical cell stacks, and methods of operating such RFBs, are also provided.... Agent: Unienergy Technologies, LLC

20140272485 - Flow batteries with modular arrangements of cells: A modular arrangement of cells that enables adjustments in cell currents in response to changes in concentration of the redox reactants. The adjustments improve battery efficiency by more closely matching the current in a given cell to the rate at which reactants are supplied to that cell. The cell modules... Agent: Enervault Corporation

20140272483 - Systems and methods for rebalancing redox flow battery electrolytes: Various methods of rebalancing electrolytes in a redox flow battery system include various systems using a catalyzed hydrogen rebalance cell configured to minimize the risk of dissolved catalyst negatively affecting flow battery performance. Some systems described herein reduce the chance of catalyst contamination of RFB electrolytes by employing a mediator... Agent: Enervault Corporation

20140272486 - Molten salt battery device and control method for molten salt battery device: A molten salt battery device includes: a plurality of molten salt battery units; and an auxiliary battery (an electric power source) capable of operating at room temperature. Each molten salt battery unit includes a heater. At the time of startup, the auxiliary battery supplies electric power to the heater of... Agent:

20140272487 - Battery: In general, according to one embodiment, there is provided a battery. This battery includes a container, a lid, a gas-relief vent, an electrode group, an intermediate lead, and a terminal lead. The gas-relief vent is provided in the lid. The intermediate lead includes a first lead-joint part, an electrode-group-joint part,... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140272488 - Secondary battery having zigzag-shaped sealing part: Disclosed is a secondary battery in which an electrode assembly is accommodated in a battery case, wherein the battery case is made of a laminate sheet including a resin layer and a metal layer and hermetically sealed through sealing of an outer circumferential surface thereof in a state of accommodating... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140272490 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly; a case housing the electrode assembly, the case comprising a side wall and having a case opening; a terminal coupled to the electrode assembly; a lead tab coupled between the terminal and the electrode assembly, the lead tab comprising a cell fuse; and... Agent:

20140272489 - Rechargeable battery with shutdown layer: In at least one embodiment, a battery is provided comprising an anode and cathode, a separator between the anode and cathode, and a shutdown layer between the separator and the anode or cathode. The shutdown layer may include low melting point material and a conductive material within the low melting... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140272492 - Safety device for a galvanic cell: A safety device is configured for use in a galvanic cell. The galvanic cell includes an electrode assembly accommodated in a cell interior of a cell housing. The cell housing has a negative pole and a positive pole. The safety device includes a safety membrane and a strip-shaped safety element... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140272491 - Safety element for battery cell: A galvanic element includes a housing, a positive terminal, a negative terminal, and a collector associated with each terminal. The collectors are configured to make contact with an electrode assembly in the interior of the housing. The housing is a stainless steel housing which has a negative potential or a... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140272493 - Methods to prepare stable electrolytes for all iron redox flow batteries: An iron redox flow battery system, comprising a redox electrode, a plating electrolyte tank, a plating electrode, a redox electrolyte tank with additional acid additives that may be introduced into the electrolytes in response to electrolyte pH. The acid additives may act to suppress undesired chemical reactions that create losses... Agent: Energy Storage Systems, Inc.

20140272495 - Battery system with cooled electrical connectors: A multi-cell battery system is disclosed including a plurality of battery sub-assemblies stacked together along a longitudinal axis, and an electrical connector between the battery sub-assemblies. A heat exchange passageway passes across the electrical connector to cool the battery system. An exemplary electrical connector includes a plurality of heat transfer... Agent: Enerdel, Inc.

20140272494 - Battery system with internal cooling passages: A multi-cell battery system is disclosed including a plurality of battery sub-assemblies and a plurality of heat exchange members stacked together along a longitudinal axis. Each of the plurality of heat exchange members defines a heat exchange passageway through the battery system.... Agent: Enerdel, Inc.

20140272496 - Micro-channel cooling fin design based on an equivalent temperature gradient: A micro-channel cooling fin for a battery module and battery is provided. The cooling fin includes a metal plate assembly that defines a plurality of cooling channels therein. The metal plate assembly includes an inlet section for introducing a coolant into the plurality of cooling channels and an outlet section... Agent:

20140272497 - Automatic switchover from cell voltage to interconnect voltage monitoring: A battery assembly is provided. The battery assembly includes a first module having a first plurality of cells and a first voltage measurement device. The battery module includes a sense wire, coupled to a voltage measurement input of the first voltage measurement device and resistively coupled to a terminal of... Agent: Atieva, Inc.

20140272498 - Battery damage indicator: The present disclosure provides systems and methods for indicating battery damage. A battery may comprise an odorant and/or visible indicator material configured to be released in response to battery damage. The battery may be configured to release the odorant and/or visible indicator in response to damage to the battery housing,... Agent:

20140272499 - Battery damage indicator: The present disclosure provides systems and methods for indicating battery damage. A battery may comprise an odorant and/or visible indicator material configured to be released in response to battery damage. The battery may be configured to release the odorant and/or visible indicator in response to damage to the battery housing,... Agent:

20140272501 - Battery pack mechanical design to accommodate lead-acid and lithium battery with same packaging: An electric vehicle has a housing that can interchangeably accommodate at least two different types of batteries therein. A plurality of modules are provided within the housing. Each module has a plurality of batteries of a first type arranged into a first battery module that is interchangeable with a plurality... Agent: Wm Greentech Automotive Corp

20140272500 - Systems and methods for detecting abnormalities in electrical and electrochemical energy units: A method for abnormality detection in an energy unit includes passively detecting an abnormality in an energy unit by detecting electromagnetic radiation generated by the abnormality, the energy unit comprising at least one of an electrical energy unit and an electrochemical energy unit. A method for detecting an abnormality in... Agent: California Institute Of Technology

20140272502 - Golf cart battery system: A battery includes an integrated or single case structure with internal through wall connections of all cells to provide the battery with an output voltage that is the full voltage required for a golf cart, e.g., about 36 to 72 volts. The integrated case may be made from plastic or... Agent:

20140272506 - Cable-type secondary battery: Disclosed is a cable-type secondary battery comprising at least one inner electrode layer including an inner electrode active material formed on a surface of an inner current collector having a horizontal cross section of a predetermined shape and extending in a lengthwise direction, a separation layer formed to surround the... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140272503 - Drop and vibration resistant electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell including an electrode assembly including a winding core, a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator, the first electrode, the second electrode, and the separator being wound around the winding core, a current collector connected to the first electrode, and a case that accommodates the wound... Agent: Saft

20140272507 - Electrode assembly and electrochemical cell including the same: An electrode assembly according to the present disclosure includes an electrode stack part formed by stacking at least one radical unit having a four-layered structure of a first electrode, a separator, a second electrode and a separator, and an electrode fixing part for wrapping and fixing the electrode stack part.... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140272505 - Electrode assembly and manufacturing method of secondary battery using the same: An electrode assembly includes a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode plate, and a separator interposed between the positive and negative electrode plates, the separator having a polymer binder coating thereon, the positive electrode plate, the separator, and the negative electrode plate being sequentially stacked and wound in the shape... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140272504 - Wound thermal batteries and methods of manufacturing the same: A thermal battery includes a first conductive layer containing an anode material separated from a second conductive layer containing a cathode material by a separator layer containing a separator material; and a flexible pyrotechnic heat source, wherein the first conductive layer, the separator layer, and the second conductive layer are... Agent: Eaglepicher Technologies, LLC

20140272508 - Battery pack system: Various embodiments are described herein for a battery pack enclosure having a retaining assembly for maintaining cell carrier assemblies within the battery pack enclosure at a fixed position. The retaining assembly comprises a fixed portion, an adjustable portion and a locking member to hold the plurality of cell carrier assemblies... Agent: Vecture Inc.

20140272510 - Structure for storing motor vehicle batteries having a mechanism for locking the batteries in the storage cells: The invention relates to the installation and/or removal of a power supply battery (11) of an electric motor for driving an electric or hybrid motor vehicle in/from a storage cell (12) of a battery storage structure (10), which includes a step of actuating a locking mechanism (13) with which the... Agent: Renault S.a.s.

20140272509 - Water resistant battery box: A water resistant battery box for use with electronic faucets. The battery box includes a lower housing, a cover supported by the lower housing, and an upper housing positioned between the lower housing and the cover. The upper housing includes a lip seal cooperating with the lower housing to prevent... Agent:

20140272511 - Battery hold down device using clamp escalator: The present invention provides a device and a method for securely clamping and unclamping a battery in a battery receiving tray, the device comprising an escalatable hold down clamp for clamping the battery, an escalator means for lifting or lowering the clamp in screwed engagement with the escalatable hold down... Agent:

20140272512 - Redox flow battery system configuration for minimizing shunt currents: Various embodiments of redox flow battery stack assemblies may include a plurality of multiple-block strings, where each string may include a plurality of reaction blocks connected in electrical series and in fluidic parallel. Various embodiments provide configurations and systems for mitigating or substantially reducing shunt currents in common electrolyte conduits.... Agent: Enervault Corporation

20140272514 - Battery module for mitigating gas accumulation and methods thereof: A battery module is provided. The battery module includes a plurality of battery cell assemblies configured to electrically communicate with each other. Each battery cell assembly has an electrode stack enclosed by a case. The electrode stack is positioned in the case to form one or more peripheral spaces between... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140272516 - Battery pack with heat sink: A battery pack including a heat sink for improved heat dissipation.... Agent: Black & Decker Inc.

20140272517 - Battery pack with heat sink: A battery pack including a housing including an inner cavity and an interface for receiving a power tool. The interface includes electrical terminals operable to interface with the power tool. Battery cells are positioned within the cavity and are electrically coupled to the electrical terminals. The battery pack also includes... Agent:

20140272518 - Battery system with compliant heatsink assembly: A multi-cell battery system is disclosed including one or more battery sub-assemblies and one or more compliant heat exchange assemblies stacked together along a longitudinal axis. Each compliant heat exchange assembly may adapt to expansions and contractions of adjacent battery cells, and may define a heat exchange passageway through the... Agent: Enerdel, Inc.

20140272513 - Liquid-cooled battery module: A battery module having a cooling plate assembly made from two non-contiguous cooling plates is provided. Each cooling plate has a side panel contiguous with a base panel, and the cooling plates are disposed opposite one another such that the base panels are coplanar and separated by a gap. An... Agent:

20140272515 - Traction battery thermal management system: A modular thermal management system for a battery in an electric vehicle is provided. The thermal management system includes a battery module having a plurality of module ports for conducting heat exchange fluid to regulate temperature in a traction battery. The thermal management system also includes a manifold having a... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140272519 - Battery cell assembly and method for manufacturing the battery cell assembly: A battery cell assembly is provided. The battery cell assembly includes a battery cell housing having first and second side members coupled together defining an interior region, and a battery cell disposed within the interior region. The battery cell assembly further includes a cable carrier assembly having a carrier member... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140272520 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of rechargeable batteries, each battery including a first electrode terminal electrically connected with a first electrode and a second electrode terminal electrically connected with a second electrode, and bus bars electrically connecting the rechargeable batteries. The bus bar includes a first contact portion fixed... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140272521 - Rapid battery replacement and recharging techniques (cellgel): b

20140272522 - Methods and apparatus to form three-dimensional biocompatible energization elements: Methods and apparatus to form three-dimensional biocompatible energization elements are described. In some embodiments, the methods and apparatus to form the three-dimensional biocompatible energization elements involve forming conductive traces on the three-dimensional surfaces and depositing active elements of the energization elements on the conductive traces. The active elements are sealed... Agent: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.

20140272523 - Protective film and composition for preparing the same, slurry, and electrical storage device: An electrical storage device includes a cathode, an anode, a protective film that is provided between the cathode and the anode, and an electrolyte solution, the protective film including a polymer that includes a repeating unit derived from a fluorine-containing monomer, and a repeating unit derived from an unsaturated carboxylic... Agent: Jsr Corporation

20140272524 - Protected lithium electrodes based on ceramic membranes: Disclosed are ionically conductive membranes for protection of active metal anodes and methods for their fabrication. The membranes may be incorporated in active metal negative electrode (anode) structures and battery cells. In accordance with the invention, the membrane has the desired properties of high overall ionic conductivity and chemical stability... Agent: Polyplus Battery Company

20140272525 - Non-woven fabric made from fiber coated with organic binder polymer compound, electrochemical cell comprising the non-woven fabric, and method for making the non-woven fabric: The present disclosure relates to a non-woven fabric made from a fiber coated with a binder polymer by spinning a non-woven forming fiber in an organic binder polymer compound solution, an electrochemical cell using the non-woven fabric as a separator substrate, and a method of making the non-woven fabric, and... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140272528 - Manufacturing techniques using binder coatings in three-dimensional stacked-cell batteries: The disclosed embodiments relate to the manufacture of a battery cell. The battery cell includes a first set of layers including a cathode with an active coating, a separator, and an anode with an active coating. The separator may include a ceramic coating and a binder coating over the ceramic... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140272529 - Manufacturing techniques using uniform pressure to form three-dimensional stacked-cell batteries: The disclosed embodiments relate to the manufacture of a battery cell. The battery cell includes a first set of layers including a cathode with an active coating, a separator, and an anode with an active coating. The separator may include a ceramic coating and a binder coating over the ceramic... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140272533 - Multilayer hybrid battery separators for lithium ion secondary batteries and methods of making same: A multi-layered battery separator for a lithium secondary battery includes a first layer of a dry processed membrane bonded to a second layer of a wet processed membrane. The first layer may be made of a polypropylene based resin. The second layer may be made of a polyethylene based resin.... Agent: Celgard, LLC

20140272534 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery of the present invention has a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte solution. The battery further has a porous heat-resistant layer provided between the separator and at least one of the... Agent:

20140272526 - Porous separator for a lithium ion battery and a method of making the same: A porous separator for a lithium ion battery is disclosed herein. The porous separator includes a non-woven membrane and a porous polymer coating. The porous polymer coating is formed on a surface of the non-woven membrane, or is infused in pores of the non-woven membrane, or is both formed on... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140272532 - Separator and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: Disclosed are porous substrate and a coating layer positioned on one side or both sides of the porous substrate, wherein the coating layer includes a filler (A) having an average particle diameter of about 0.3 μm to about 2 μm; and a binder (B) including an organic polymer and an... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140272527 - Separator components and system for energy storage and conversion devices: Components and systems for energy storage and conversion devices are disclosed. An exemplary system may include a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode for providing ionic transport. The system may also include a hydrophobic portion on the separator. The... Agent: Energy Power Systems, LLC

20140272530 - Separator for electrochemical cell with overcharge protection and method of making same: A separator for a rechargeable electrochemical cell that has a conductive first layer and a non-conductive second layer. The non-conductive second layer and the conductive first layer are adhered to one another, wherein the separator has a higher threshold voltage than a threshold voltage of the conductive first layer alone.... Agent: Freya Energy, Inc.

20140272531 - Separator for electrochemical cell with thermally induced self-discharge intrinsic in the construction: A separator for a rechargeable electrochemical cell has a conductive first layer and a non-conductive second layer. The non-conductive second layer and the conductive first layer are adhered to one another, wherein the non-conductive second layer has a melting point below a critical temperature for the rechargeable electrochemical cell and... Agent: Freya Energy, Inc.

20140272535 - Three-region battery separator: Disclosed is a battery separator, comprising a coarse fiber region comprising fibers, such as glass fibers, having an average diameter of greater than or equal to 2 μm; a first fine fiber region comprising glass fibers having an average diameter of less than or equal to 2 μm, and a... Agent:

20140272537 - Electrochemical cell having a folded electrode and separator, battery including the same, and method of forming same: An electrochemical cell including a folded electrode layer and a folded separator, a battery including the electrochemical cell, and methods of forming the electrochemical cell and battery are disclosed. The electrode layer is folded in a first direction and the separator is folded in a second direction, such that the... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20140272536 - Lead-acid battery moss guard: A moss guard for a lead-acid battery cell includes a body and a plurality of fingers extending from a side of the body. The plurality of fingers are configured to substantially cover the top surfaces of negative electrodes between the negative electrodes and a positive strap. An end of at... Agent: Trojan Battery Company

20140272538 - Electrode graphite film and electrode divider ring for an energy storage device: An energy storage device can have a first graphite film, a second graphite film and an electrode divider ring between the first graphite film and the second graphite film, forming a sealed enclosure. The energy storage device may be compatible with an aqueous electrolyte or a non-aqueous electrolyte. A method... Agent: Maxwell Technologies, Inc.

20140272539 - Batteries: A battery cell comprises a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator which separates the positive and negative electrodes. Specifically, a non-reactive conductive substance is dispersed in a starch layer distributed between an electrode and the separator. The present invention is advantageous for reducing the internal resistance between the... Agent: Gp Batteries International Limited

20140272540 - Nonaqueous secondary battery: A nonaqueous secondary battery 100A has a negative electrode sheet 240A in which a negative electrode active material layer 243A is held by a negative electrode current collector 241A. Contained within the negative electrode active material layer 243A is a binder 730 which includes a rubber-based binder or a resin... Agent:

20140272541 - Thin film pattern layer battery systems: A battery assembly can be formed on a base layer provided on a substrate, with a thin film battery stack including an anode layer, a cathode layer, and an electrolyte layer between the anode and cathode layers. The thin film battery stack can be attached to a pattern film layer... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140272542 - Electrochemical energy storage device with molecular seive storage cell: Energy storage devices including at least one energy storage cell having molecular sieves to mitigate a sensitivity of the storage cell to water contamination that may degrade performance of an electrolyte associated with the energy storage cell.... Agent: Cooper Technologies Company

20140272543 - Manufacturing techniques using fiducials in three-dimensional stacked-cell batteries: The disclosed embodiments relate to the manufacture of a battery cell. The battery cell includes a first set of layers including a cathode with an active coating, a separator, and an anode with an active coating. The separator may include a ceramic coating and a binder coating over the ceramic... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140272544 - Battery having improved feed-through andmethod for making same: A battery includes a case having a lid. A feed-through assembly provides an electrical connection through the lid. Feed-through insulation is disposed over the feed-through assembly. An insulation layer is disposed over the inner surface of the lid and the feed-through assembly. The insulation layer comprises an aperture configured to... Agent: St. Jude Medical

20140272546 - Method and apparatus for assembly of a rugged submersible battery enclosure: A battery enclosure includes a first enclosure half comprising a plurality of lock extensions, and a second enclosure half comprising a plurality of lock extension receiving features, wherein each of the plurality of lock extensions is configured to cooperatively interoperate with one of the plurality of lock extension receiving features... Agent: Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

20140272545 - Secondary cell, method for manufacturing secondary cell, positive electrode for secondary cells, method for manufacturing positive electrode for secondary cells, battery pack, electronic device, and electric vehicle: A secondary cell has a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte, and the positive electrode contains insoluble sulfur.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140272547 - Separators for three-dimensional batteries: An electrode structure for use in an energy storage device, the electrode structure comprising a population of electrodes, a population of counter-electrodes and an electrically insulating material layer separating members of the electrode population from members of the counter-electrode population, each member of the electrode population having a longitudinal axis... Agent:

20140272548 - Secondary battery structure: The present invention relates to a secondary battery structure. The secondary battery structure includes: a can an electrode assembly accommodated in the can, the electrode assembly including a cathode tab and an anode tab; a cap plate sealing an opened upper end of the can; and an upper insulator disposed... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140272550 - Battery: According to one embodiment, there is provided a battery including a case, a lid, an electrode group, an intermediate lead, and a terminal lead. The electrode group has an end face opposed to the lid and includes current collector tabs extending from the end face. The intermediate lead contains an... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140272549 - Battery cell assembly and method for manufacturing the battery cell assembly: A battery cell assembly is provided. The battery cell assembly includes a battery cell housing having first and second side members coupled together defining an interior region, and a battery cell disposed within the interior region. The battery cell assembly further includes a cable carrier assembly coupled to the battery... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140272553 - Electrolyte solutions for high energy cathode materials and methods for use: Described herein are materials for use in electrolytes that provide a number of desirable characteristics when implemented within batteries, such as high stability during battery cycling up to high temperatures, high voltages, high discharge capacity, high coulombic efficiency, and excellent retention of discharge capacity and coulombic efficiency over several cycles... Agent: Wildcat Discovery Technologies, Inc.

20140272552 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery: In general, according to one embodiment, there is provided a nonaqueous electrolyte battery. The nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes an electrode group containing a positive electrode and a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte held in the electrode group. The nonaqueous electrolyte battery satisfies the following relation (1): −0.07≦(DA−DC)×S/B≦0.05.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140272551 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack: In general, according to one embodiment, there is provided a nonaqueous electrolyte battery. The nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode containing a lithium nickel cobalt manganese composite oxide, and a negative electrode containing a spinel-type lithium titanium composite oxide, and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The nonaqueous electrolyte battery satisfies the... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140272554 - Manufacturing method for sulfide-based solid electrolyte material: A manufacturing method for a sulfide-based solid electrolyte material includes: preparing a raw material mixture, containing LiHS and LiX (X is one of F, Cl, Br and I), from a single lithium source; and desorbing hydrogen sulfide from the LiHS in the raw material mixture to form Li2S and synthesizing... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140272555 - Cathode material and battery: A lithium ion battery cathode material, and an electrode prepared from such material, is described. The cathode material has a layered-spinel composite structure. The lithium ion battery operates at a high voltage (i.e. up to about 5 V) and has a desirably high cycling performance and rate capability.... Agent:

20140272556 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution containing phosphonosulfonic acid compound, and lithium secondary battery: wherein, in formula (II), R6, R7 and R8 each independently represent an alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, a phenyl group, or a benzyl group; m represents an integer from 0 to 2; and * represents a position of bonding with the oxygen atom in formula (I).... Agent: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

20140272557 - Treated battery separator: In at least one embodiment, a rechargeable battery is provided comprising an electrolyte including an organic solvent and a solution-treated polyolefin separator. A contact angle of the electrolyte including the organic solvent upon the separator may be from 0 to 15 degrees. In one embodiment, the solution-treated polyolefin layer has... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140272561 - Alternative current collectors for thin film batteries and method for making the same: A thin film battery has one or more current collectors with a substantially mesh configuration. The mesh current collector may include a network or web of thin strands of current collector material. The thin strands may overlap each other and/or may be arranged to define a plurality of individual cells... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140272559 - Electrochemical cell including a folded electrode, components thereof, battery including the electrochemical cell, and method of forming same: An electrochemical cell including an integrated electrode structure including a separator and an electrode active material, components thereof, a battery including the electrochemical cell, and methods of forming the components, electrochemical cell, and battery are disclosed. The integrated electrode structure includes a separator and at least on electrode active material.... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20140272558 - Electrode for a lithium-based secondary electrochemical device and method of forming same: An electrode for a lithium-based secondary electrochemical device includes a current collector. The current collector includes a substrate having a surface defining a plurality of pores therein, and a lithium powder disposed within each of the plurality of pores. In addition, the electrode includes a cured film disposed on the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140272563 - High voltage, high volumetric energy density li-ion battery using advanced cathode materials: The disclosed embodiments provide a battery cell. The battery cell includes an anode containing an anode current collector and an anode active material disposed over the anode current collector. The battery cell also includes a cathode containing a cathode current collector and a cathode active material disposed over the cathode... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140272564 - Iron, fluorine, sulfur compounds for battery cell cathodes: Provided herein are energy storage device cathodes with high capacity electrochemically active material including compounds that include iron, fluorine, sulfur, and optionally oxygen. Batteries with active materials including a compound of the formula FeFaSbOc exhibit high capacity, high specific energy, high average discharge voltage, and low hysteresis, even when discharged... Agent: Quantumscape Corporation

20140272560 - Method to improve licoo2 morphology in thin film batteries: A method for improving the lithium cobalt oxide (LiCoO2) film (such as films in thin film batteries) morphology includes using oxygen (O2) and argon (Ar) gases during sputtering deposition of the LiCoO2 film. This may allow for the manufacturing of thicker LiCoO2 films. Such a method may also significantly reduce... Agent: Apple Inc.

20140272562 - Positive electrode: In general, according to one embodiment, a positive electrode is provided. The positive electrode includes a positive electrode current collector and a positive-electrode-mixture layer formed on the positive electrode current collector. The positive-electrode-mixture layer includes first pores and second pores. Pore size diameters D1 and D2 of the first and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140272565 - Protected electrode structures: An electrode structure and its method of manufacture are disclosed. The disclosed electrode structures may be manufactured by depositing a first release layer on a first carrier substrate. A first protective layer may be deposited on a surface of the first release layer and a first electroactive material layer may... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20140272566 - Weldability of aluminum alloys: A method is provided for modifying a surface of a first, relatively difficult-to-weld metal substrate in preparation for a subsequent joining method by applying a thin layer of a second, relatively easy-to-weld metal to the surface of the first metal substrate.... Agent:

20140272568 - Complexometric precursor formulation methodology for industrial production of fine and ultrafine powders and nanopowders for lithium metal oxides for battery applications: A compound MjXp which is particularly suitable for use in a battery prepared by the complexometric precursor formulation methodology wherein: Mj is at least one positive ion selected from the group consisting of alkali metals, alkaline earth metals and transition metals and j is an integer representing the moles of... Agent: Perfect Lithium Corp.

20140272567 - Electroactive compositions with poly(arylene oxide) and stabilized lithium metal particles: An electroactive composition includes an anodic material; a poly(arylene oxide); and stabilized lithium metal particles; where the stabilized lithium metal particles have a size less than about 200 μm in diameter, are coated with a lithium salt, are present in an amount of about 0.1 wt % to about 5... Agent:

20140272569 - Coating for separator or cathode of lithium-sulfur or silicon-sulfur battery: A battery with a sulfur-containing cathode, an anode, and a separator between the cathode and the anode has a coating comprising a single-lithium ion conductor on at least one of the cathode or the separator.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140272570 - High energy cathode material: A composition for use in a battery electrode including lithium-sulfur particles coated with a transition metal species bonded to a sulfur species. Methods and materials for preparing such a composition. Use of such a compound in a battery.... Agent: Wildcat Discovery Technologies, Inc.

20140272571 - Electroactive polymer coating for improved battery safety: A single or multi-component polymer coating is applied to components used in fabrication of electrochemical cells to protect the cells from damages that can result in cell imbalance or cell performance reduction. The polymer coating is electrically conductive under normal operating conditions but, when operated at low voltages, functions as... Agent:

20140272572 - Electrode active material for lithium secondary battery, electrode for lithium secondary battery including the same, and lithium secondary battery including the electrode: In an aspect, an electrode active material for a lithium secondary battery, the electrode active material including a silicon-based alloy and a coating film containing a polymer that includes a 3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene repeating unit and an oxyalkylene repeating unit, coated on the surface of the silicon-based alloy are provided.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140272573 - Anodes including mesoporous hollow silicon particles and a method for synthesizing mesoporous hollow silicon particles: Anodes including mesoporous hollow silicon particles are disclosed herein. A method for synthesizing the mesoporous hollow silicon particles is also disclosed herein. In one example of the method, a silicon dioxide sphere having a silicon dioxide solid core and a silicon dioxide mesoporous shell is formed. The silicon dioxide mesoporous... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140272574 - Binder composition for rechargeable battery and rechargeable lithium battery having the same: A binder composition for a rechargeable battery, including a binder polymer having a glass transition temperature (Tg) of 20° C. or less, and having a storage modulus (60° C.) of 50-150 MPa. The binder composition according to an embodiment can improve life characteristics of the rechargeable battery by efficiently controlling... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140272575 - Binder for rechargeable lithium battery, electrode for rechargeable lithium battery including binder, method of preparing electrode for rechargeable lithium battery, and rechargeable lithium battery including electrode: b

20140272579 - Complexometric precursor formulation methodology for industrial production of fine and ultrafine powders and nanopowders for lithium metal oxides for battery applications: A compound MjXp which is particularly suitable for use in a battery prepared by the complexometric precursor formulation methodology wherein: Mj is at least one positive ion selected from the group consisting of alkali metals, alkaline earth metals and transition metals and j is an integer representing the moles of... Agent: Perfect Lithium Corp.

20140272580 - Complexometric precursor formulation methodology for industrial production of fine and ultrafine powders and nanopowders of layered lithium mixed metal oxides for battery applications: A battery with improved properties is provided. The battery has a cathode material prepared by the complexometric formulation methodology comprising MjXp wherein: Mj is at least one positive ion selected from the group consisting of alkali metals, alkaline earth metals and transition metals and n represents the moles of said... Agent: Perfect Lithium Corp

20140272581 - High energy materials for a battery and methods for making and use: A method of forming an electrode active material by reacting a metal fluoride and a reactant. The reactant can be a metal oxide, metal phosphate, metal fluoride, or a precursors expected to decompose to oxides. The method includes a milling step and an annealing step. The method can alternately include... Agent: Wildcat Discovery Technologies, Inc.

20140272576 - Methods and apparatus for high capacity anodes for lithium batteries: An electrode is provided for an electrochemical lithium battery cell. The electrode includes a bulk material that has a plurality of voids dispersed substantially throughout the bulk material. The bulk material is silicon. Numerous other aspects are provided.... Agent: Sandisk 3d LLC

20140272577 - Methods and apparatus for high capacity anodes for lithium batteries: An electrode is provided for an electrochemical lithium battery cell. The electrode includes multiple silicon sheets, each silicon sheet including multiple apertures, each aperture extending all or partly through a thickness of the silicon sheet. Numerous other aspects are provided.... Agent: Sandisk 3d LLC

20140272578 - Porous, amorphous lithium storage materials and a method for making the same: Porous, amorphous lithium storage materials and a method for making these materials are disclosed herein. In an example of the method, composite particles of a lithium storage material in an amorphous phase and a material that is immiscible with the lithium storage material are prepared. Phase separation is induced within... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140272582 - Positive electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery having rare earth hydroxide and/or oxyhydroxide: In a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a positive electrode 1, a negative electrode 2 and a non-aqueous electrolyte, a positive electrode active material wherein a particle of at least one compound selected from Er hydroxide, Er oxyhydroxide, Yb hydroxide, Yb oxyhydroxide, Tb hydroxide, Tb oxyhydroxide, Dy hydroxide, Dy oxyhydroxide,... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140272583 - Pretreatment compositions and methods for coating a battery electrode: Disclosed is a cathode of a lithium-ion battery having a conductive substrate, a first layer covering at least a portion of the conductive substrate comprising a pretreatment composition comprising a Group IIIB and/or Group IV metal, and a second layer covering at least a portion of the conductive substrate and... Agent: Ppg Industries Ohio, Inc.

20140272585 - Electrode for an electrochemical energy store: An electrode for an electrochemical energy store, including an active material layer having an active material, a protective layer being at least partially applied to the active material, and the protective layer at least partially including a fluorophosphate-based material. Such an electrode offers a particularly high stability, even when high... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140272586 - High energy materials for a battery and methods for making and use: A method of forming an electrode active material by reacting a metal fluoride and a reactant. The reactant can be a metal oxide, metal phosphate, metal fluoride, or a precursors expected to decompose to oxides. The method includes a milling step and an annealing step. The method can alternately include... Agent: Wildcat Discovery Technologies, Inc.

20140272584 - Method for pre-lithiation of the negative electrode in lithium ion batteries: A Li-ion battery is disclosed, the Li-ion battery including an anode, a cathode, a lithium donor formed from a Li-containing material, and an electrolyte in communication with the anode, the cathode, and the lithium donor. The lithium donor may be incorporated into the anode, incorporated into the cathode, a layer... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140272587 - Precursor particles of lithium composite transition metal oxide for lithium secondary battery and cathode active material comprising the same: Disclosed are precursor particles of a lithium composite transition metal oxide for lithium secondary batteries, wherein the precursor particles of a lithium composite transition metal oxide are composite transition metal hydroxide particles including at least two transition metals and having an average diameter of 1 μm to 8 μm, wherein... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140272588 - Alkali metal oxyanion electrode material having a carbon deposited by pyrolysis and process for making same: An alkali metal oxyanion cathode material comprising particles, where the particles carry, on at least a portion of the particle surface, carbon deposit by pyrolysis is described. The particles have the general formula A:M:M′:XO4 where the average valency of M is +2 or greater; A is at least one alkali... Agent: Clariant Corporation

20140272589 - Negative electrode active material for electric device: A negative electrode active material for an electric device according to the present invention includes crystalline metal having a structure in which a size in a perpendicular direction to a crystal slip plane is 500 nm or less. More preferably, the size in the perpendicular direction to the crystal slip... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd

20140272590 - Modified ternary material and precursor thereof and preparation methods for modified ternary material and precursor: A precursor of a modified ternary material for a lithium ion battery positive material belongs to the technical field of application of lithium ion battery positive materials. A molecular formula of the precursor is: (Ni1/3Co1/3Mn1/3)(OH)2, and the precursor consists of three layers. An inner layer of the precursor is a... Agent: Shanghai Pylon Technology Co., Ltd.

20140272592 - Composite carbon materials comprising lithium alloying electrochemical modifiers: The present application is generally directed to composites comprising a hard carbon material and an electrochemical modifier. The composite materials find utility in any number of electrical devices, for example, in lithium ion batteries. Methods for making the disclosed composite materials are also disclosed.... Agent:

20140272593 - Electrode material, electrode and lithium ion battery: An electrode material contains an agglomerate formed by agglomerating a plurality of agglomerated particles formed by agglomerating a plurality of particles of a carbonaceous coated electrode active material having a carbonaceous coat formed on a surface, the agglomerate is made up of hollow-structured particles and solid-structured particles, the average particle... Agent: Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd.

20140272591 - Lithium ion battery anodes including graphenic carbon particles: Lithium ion battery anodes including graphenic carbon particles are disclosed. Lithium ion batteries containing such anodes are also disclosed. The anodes include mixtures of lithium-reactive metal particles such as silicon, graphenic carbon particles, and a binder. The use of graphenic carbon particles in the anodes results in improved performance of... Agent:

20140272595 - Compositions for use as protective layers and other components in electrochemical cells: Electrode structures and electrochemical cells, including lithium-sulfur electrochemical cells, are provided. The electrode structures and/or electrochemical cells described herein may include one or more protective layers comprising a polymer layer and/or a gel polymer electrolyte layer. Methods for making electrode structures including such components are also provided.... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20140272594 - Protective structures for electrodes: A protective structure for use with metallic lithium (or other alkali or alkali earth metals) and its method of manufacture are provided. The protective structure may include a substantially continuous and substantially nonporous buffer layer disposed on the metallic lithium layer which is conductive to lithium ions. A substantially continuous... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20140272596 - Composite carbon fibers: Provided is composite carbon fibers comprising multi-walled carbon nanotubes wherein 99% by number or more of the multi-walled carbon nanotubes have a fiber diameter of not less than 5 nm and not more than 40 nm, carbon particles having a primary particle diameter of not less than 20 nm and... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20140272597 - Protected electrode structures and methods: An electrode structure and its method of manufacture are disclosed. The disclosed electrode structures may be manufactured by depositing a first release layer on a first carrier substrate. A first protective layer may be deposited on a surface of the first release layer and a first electroactive material layer may... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20140272598 - Method for producing porous aluminum foil, porous aluminum foil, positive electrode current collector for electrical storage devices, electrode for electrical storage devices, and electrical storage device: A method for producing a porous aluminum foil of the present invention is characterized in that a porous aluminum film is formed on a surface of a substrate by electrolysis using a plating solution containing at least (1) a dialkyl sulfone, (2) an aluminum halide, and (3) a nitrogen-containing compound,... Agent: Hitachi Metals, Ltd.

20140272599 - Direct electrolyte gelling via battery separator composition and structure: The capability of directly gelling an electrolyte within a lithium ion (or similar type) battery cell through the reaction of the electrolyte solution with a present battery separator is provided. Such a procedure results generally from the presence of suitable nanofibers within the battery separator structure that exhibit the potential... Agent:

20140272600 - Block copolymer including a polyanion based on a tfsili anion monomer as a battery electrolyte: The invention relates to a BA diblock or BAB triblock copolymer, in which the A block is a non-substituted poly-oxyethylene chain having a mean molecular weight that is higher than 100 kDa and the B block is an anionic polymer which can be prepared using one or more monomers selected... Agent:

20140272601 - Anions and derived salts with high dissociation in non-protogenic solvents: Salts with formula X−M+ wherein M+ is Li, Na, K, an ammonium, a phosphonium, an imidazolium, a pyridinium, or a pyrazolium and X− is an anion formed from covalent linking of two negative moieties to a positive onium-type core are provided. Also provided are electrolytes and batteries produced from these... Agent:

20140272602 - Solid-state lithium ion conductor and electrochemical device: A solid-state lithium ion conductor includes: Li, P, and S; and at least one metal element selected from Sc, Y, La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Sm, Eu, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Tm, Yb, Lu, Zr, Hf, V, Nb, Ta, Cr, Mo, W, Mn, Re, Ru, Os, Co, Rh, Ir, Ni,... Agent: Tdk Corporation

20140272603 - Electrolyte additives for lithium sulfur rechargeable batteries: An electrolyte solution for a lithium sulfur battery contains a lithium oxalatoborate compound in a 0.05-2 M solution in conventional lithium sulfur battery electrolyte solvents, optionally with other lithium compounds. Examples of solvents include dimethoxyethane (DME), dioxolane, and triethyleneglycol dimethyl ether (TEGDME). Electrochemical cells contain a lithium anode, a sulfur-containing... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140272604 - Electrolyte solution additive for lithium secondary battery, and non-aqueous electrolyte solution and lithium secondary battery including the additive: Provided is an electrolyte solution additive including lithium difluorophosphate (LiDFP), a vinylene carbonate-based compound, and a sultone-based compound. Also, a non-aqueous electrolyte solution including the electrolyte solution additive and a lithium secondary battery including the non-aqueous electrolyte solution are provided. The lithium secondary battery including the electrolyte solution additive of... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140272605 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution and lithium secondary battery including the same: Provided are a non-aqueous electrolyte solution which includes a lithium salt including lithium bis(fluorosulfonyl)imide (LiFSI) and an additive including a vinylene carbonate-based compound and a sultone-based compound, and a lithium secondary battery including the non-aqueous electrolyte solution. The lithium secondary battery including the non-aqueous electrolyte solution of the present invention... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140272606 - Lithium-ion secondary battery and electrolyte thereof: in formula (1), n is a positive integer from 1 to 3; in formula (2), n is a positive integer from 1 to 3, R1 is an alkyl of linear chain or branched chain having carbon atoms from 1 to 6, hydrogen atoms in the alkyl can be substituted by... Agent: Ningde Amperex Technology Limited

20140272607 - Non-aqueous electrolyte for lithium-ion battery: and R8, R9 and R10 are each independently alkyl, cycloalkyl, aryl, heterocyclyl, or heteroaryl; provided that if the organophosphorus compound is of Formula IB, then at least one of R5, and R6 are other than hydrogen, alkyl, or alkenyl; and if the organophosphorus compound is of Formula IC, then the... Agent: Uchicago Argonne LLC

20140272608 - Multicopper oxidase mutant, a gene coding thereof, and a biofuel-cell using the same: A multicopper oxidase mutant having improved resistance to imidazole compounds is provided. A multicopper oxidase mutant, which comprises an amino acid sequence derived from the amino acid sequence shown in SEQ ID NO: 2 by substitution of either or both an amino acid residue corresponding to methionine at position 157... Agent:

20140272609 - Liquid activated air battery: A liquid activated air battery includes: an electrode assembly that includes an air electrode and a metal anode; a battery container that is capable of holding the electrode assembly and electrolytic solution; a supply tank for the electrolytic solution to be supplied to the battery container; a drainage tank for... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20140272611 - Metal/oxygen battery with an oxygen supply system: In one embodiment, a metal/oxygen battery with an oxygen management system includes a negative electrode, a positive electrode, a separator positioned between the negative electrode and the positive electrode, a first oxygenated gas supply reservoir, a compressor with an outlet fluidly coupled to the first oxygenated gas supply reservoir, and... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140272610 - Porous graphene nanocages for battery applications: An active material composition includes a porous graphene nanocage and a source material. The source material may be a sulfur material. The source material may be an anodic material. A lithium-sulfur battery is provided that includes a cathode, an anode, a lithium salt, and an electrolyte, where the cathode of... Agent: Uchicago Argonne, LLC

20140272612 - Fuel cell mechanical components: A modular fuel cell system includes a metal base, a plurality of power modules arranged in a row on the base, a fuel processing module and a power conditioning module arranged on at least one end of the row on the base. Each of the plurality of power modules includes... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20140272622 - Fuel cell system configured to capture chromium: In some examples, a fuel cell comprising a cathode, a cathode conductor layer adjacent the cathode, an electrolyte separated from the cathode conductor layer by the cathode, and an anode separated from the cathode by the electrolyte, wherein the anode, cathode conductor layer, cathode, and electrolyte are configured to form... Agent: Lg Fuel Cell Systems, Inc.

20140272613 - Integrated power generation and carbon capture using fuel cells: Systems and methods are provided for capturing CO2 from a combustion source using molten carbonate fuel cells (MCFCs). The fuel cells can be operated to have a reduced anode fuel utilization. Optionally, at least a portion of the anode exhaust can be recycled for use as a fuel for the... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272614 - Integrated power generation and carbon capture using fuel cells: Systems and methods are provided for capturing CO2 from a combustion source using molten carbonate fuel cells (MCFCs). The fuel cells are operated to have a reduced anode fuel utilization. Optionally, at least a portion of the anode exhaust is recycled for use as a fuel for the combustion source.... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272615 - Integrated power generation and carbon capture using fuel cells: Systems and methods are provided for capturing CO2 from a combustion source using molten carbonate fuel cells (MCFCs). At least a portion of the anode exhaust can be recycled for use as a fuel for the combustion source. Optionally, a second portion of the anode exhaust can be recycled for... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272616 - Integrated power generation and carbon capture using fuel cells: Systems and methods are provided for capturing CO2 from a combustion source using molten carbonate fuel cells (MCFCs). At least a portion of the anode exhaust can be recycled for use as part of anode input stream. This can allow for a reduction in the amount of fuel cell area... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272617 - Integrated power generation and carbon capture using fuel cells: Systems and methods are provided for capturing CO2 from a combustion source using molten carbonate fuel cells (MCFCs). At least a portion of the anode exhaust can be recycled for use as a fuel for the combustion source. Optionally, a second portion of the anode exhaust can be recycled for... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272618 - Integrated power generation and carbon capture using fuel cells: Systems and methods are provided for capturing CO2 from a combustion source using molten carbonate fuel cells (MCFCs). The fuel cells are operated to have a reduced anode fuel utilization. Optionally, at least a portion of the anode exhaust is recycled for use as a fuel for the combustion source.... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272619 - Integrated power generation and carbon capture using fuel cells: Systems and methods are provided for capturing CO2 from a combustion source using molten carbonate fuel cells (MCFCs). At least a portion of the anode exhaust can be recycled for use as part of anode input stream. This can allow for a reduction in the amount of fuel cell area... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272620 - Integrated power generation and chemical production using fuel cells: In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for operating a molten carbonate fuel cell with an excess of reformable fuel relative to the amount of oxidation performed in the anode of the fuel cell. Instead of selecting the operating conditions of a fuel cell to improve or maximize the... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272621 - Integration of molten carbonate fuel cells for synthesis of nitrogen compounds: In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for integration of molten carbonate fuel cells with processes for synthesis of nitrogen-containing compounds. The molten carbonate fuel cells can be integrated with a synthesis process in various manners, including providing hydrogen for use in producing ammonia. Additionally, integration of molten carbonate... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272624 - Integrated carbon capture and chemical production using fuel cells: In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for operating a molten carbonate fuel cell, such as a fuel cell assembly, with increased production of syngas or hydrogen while also reducing or minimizing the amount of CO2 exiting the fuel cell in the cathode exhaust stream. This can allow for... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272628 - Integrated electrical power and chemical production using fuel cells: In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for operating a molten carbonate fuel cell, such as a fuel cell assembly, with increased production of syngas while also reducing or minimizing the amount of CO2 exiting the fuel cell in the cathode exhaust stream. This can allow for improved efficiency... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272625 - Integrated operation of molten carbonate fuel cells: In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for operating a molten carbonate fuel cell assembly at increased power density. This can be accomplished in part by performing an effective amount of an endothermic reaction within the fuel cell stack in an integrated manner. This can allow for increased power... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272627 - Integrated power generation and chemical production using fuel cells: In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for operating a molten carbonate fuel cell to reduce or minimize losses due to loss of heat energy. A molten carbonate fuel cell can be operated based on a desired ratio of heat generated by exothermic reactions in the fuel cell relative... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272626 - Integrated power generation and chemical production using fuel cells at a reduced electrical efficiency: In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for operating a molten carbonate fuel cell at conditions that can improve or optimize the combined electrical efficiency and chemical efficiency of the fuel cell. Instead of selecting conventional conditions for maximizing the electrical efficiency of a fuel cell, the operating conditions... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272629 - Integration of molten carbonate fuel cells in a refinery setting: In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for operating molten carbonate fuel cells in a refinery setting. The molten carbonate fuel cells can be used to provide hydrogen to various refinery processes, including providing hydrogen in place of using a carbon-based fuel for various combustion reactions. In a further... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272623 - System for increasing efficiency of semiconductor photocatalysts employing a high surface area substrate: A system for energy production may include a photoactive material with photocatalytic capped colloidal nanocrystals (PCCN) and plasmonic nanoparticles over a high surface area gridded substrate for increasing light harvesting efficiency. The formation of PCCN may include a semiconductor nanocrystal synthesis and an exchange of organic capping agents with inorganic... Agent: Sunpower Technologies LLC

20140272630 - Cathode humidification unit adapting degredation factor: A method and an apparatus to adapt the performance of a cathode humidification unit as a membrane in a fuel cell stack degrades over time. An algorithm compares a sensed humidity profile of the fuel cell stack and model humidity profile of a cathode humidification unit model to calculate a... Agent:

20140272631 - Centrifugal water separator for a fuel cell system: A separator for a fuel cell includes first and second ends connected by a side wall to define a separation chamber. The first end has a protrusion extending into the chamber to form a channel with the wall. An inlet conduit is tangentially connected to the wall. An outlet conduit... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140272632 - Integration of molten carbonate fuel cells in fischer-tropsch synthesis: In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for integration of molten carbonate fuel cells with a Fischer-Tropsch synthesis process. The molten carbonate fuel cells can be integrated with a Fischer-Tropsch synthesis process in various manners, including providing synthesis gas for use in producing hydrocarbonaceous carbons. Additionally, integration of molten... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272636 - Hybrid autothermal steam reformer for fuel cell systems: A reactant processing module with a hybrid autothermal reformer (HASR) can allow for control of both the amount of cathode recirculation and the amount of water sent to the HASR. At the beginning of life of the fuel cell, reactant processing module can operate on full cathode recirculation. As the... Agent: Combined Energies LLC

20140272633 - Integrated power generation and carbon capture using fuel cells: Systems and methods are provided for capturing CO2 from a combustion source using molten carbonate fuel cells (MCFCs). The fuel cells are operated to have a reduced anode fuel utilization. Optionally, at least a portion of the anode exhaust is recycled for use as a fuel for the combustion source.... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272634 - Integrated power generation and chemical production using fuel cells: In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for operating a molten carbonate fuel cell assembly at increased power density. This can be accomplished in part by performing an effective amount of an endothermic reaction within the fuel cell stack in an integrated manner. This can allow for increased power... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272635 - Mitigation of nox in integrated power production: Systems and methods are provided for capturing CO2 from a combustion source using molten carbonate fuel cells (MCFCs). The fuel cells are operated to have a reduced anode fuel utilization. Optionally, at least a portion of the anode exhaust is recycled for use as a fuel for the combustion source.... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272637 - Integration of molten carbonate fuel cells in fischer-tropsch synthesis: In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for integration of molten carbonate fuel cells with a Fischer-Tropsch synthesis process. The molten carbonate fuel cells can be integrated with a Fischer-Tropsch synthesis process in various manners, including providing synthesis gas for use in producing hydrocarbonaceous carbons. Additionally, integration of molten... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272638 - Integration of molten carbonate fuel cells in methanol synthesis: In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for integration of molten carbonate fuel cells with a methanol synthesis process. The molten carbonate fuel cells can be integrated with a methanol synthesis process in various manners, including providing synthesis gas for use in producing methanol. Additionally, integration of molten carbonate... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272640 - Multifunctional electrochemical devices: Methods, systems, and devices are disclosed for fabricating and implementing multifunctional fuel cells. In one aspect, a multifunctional fuel cell device includes a first electrode and a second electrode separated by a distance and aligned substantially in parallel, a first conduit and a second conduit coupled to the first electrode... Agent: Mcalister Technologies, LLC

20140272639 - Processes and systems for storing, distributing and dispatching energy on demand using and recycling carbon: The present invention generally relates to storing energy in a form that is carbon neutral, storable and transportable, so that it can be used on demand. The present invention provides a process and system for using energy as available to produce carbon from carbon oxide, and then oxidizing the carbon... Agent: Zietlow Innovative Engineering And Technology, LLC

20140272641 - Integration of molten carbonate fuel cells in fischer-tropsch synthesis: In various aspects, systems and methods are provided for integration of molten carbonate fuel cells with a Fischer-Tropsch synthesis process. The molten carbonate fuel cells can be integrated with a Fischer-Tropsch synthesis process in various manners, including providing synthesis gas for use in producing hydrocarbonaceous carbons. Additionally, integration of molten... Agent: Exxonmobil Research And Engineering Company

20140272642 - Catalysts for hydrocarbon reforming: In some examples, a method for treating a reforming catalyst, the method comprising heating a catalyst metal used for reforming hydrocarbon in a reducing gas mixture environment. The reducing gas mixture comprises hydrogen and at least one sulfur-containing compound. The at least one sulfur-containing compound includes one or more of... Agent: Lg Fuel Cell Systems, Inc.

20140272643 - Reactor incorporating a heat exchanger: A reactor containing a heat exchanger is disclosed, which can be operated with co-current or counter-current flow. Also disclosed is a system that includes a reactor having a reformer and a vaporizer, a fuel supply, and a water supply. The reactor includes a source of combustion gas, a reformer operative... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20140272644 - Fcs overall efficiency by using stored cathode oxygen during down-transients: A system and method for utilizing a pressurized volume of oxygen in a cathode plumbing of a fuel cell system. The system and method includes calculating an air/oxygen balance that is based on an air balance and an oxygen balance in the cathode plumbing. The system and method further include... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140272645 - Fuel cell dc-dc converter: A method and system for supplying power to a portable electronic device includes supplying current from one or more fuel cells to a DC-DC converter and regulating a current limit of the DC-DC converter as a function of a measured temperature of at least one of the power supply system... Agent: Soci&#xe9 T&#xe9 Bic

20140272649 - Apparatus and method for heating a fuel cell stack: An apparatus for heating a fuel cell stack in a cold start mode is provided. The apparatus comprises a fuel cell stack, a boost converter, and a controller. The fuel cell stack powers a vehicle. The boost converter includes a power switch that is thermally coupled to the fuel cell... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140272647 - Fluidic interface module for a fuel cell system: Purge valves that are manually turned ON but are automatically or electrically turned OFF as the fuel cell's production of electricity reaches a predetermined level, e.g., steady state or thereabout are disclosed. The purge valve may be opened at system start-up, or may be opened at system shut-down so that... Agent: Societe Bic

20140272651 - Fuel cell system: An IR resistance of each of unit cells is measured, and a highest unit cell voltage as a threshold voltage is set based on the IR resistance and load current. The setting of the highest unit cell voltage uses map data that approximates current-voltage characteristics of a unit cell when... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140272646 - Fuel cell system and method to prevent water-induced damage: In one or more embodiments, a fuel cell system includes a fuel cell stack including an anode and a cathode, a first conduit positioned to supply oxygen to the cathode, a second conduit positioned to supply hydrogen to the anode, and a third conduit positioned separate from the first and... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140272648 - Method for operating a fuel cell system: Methods of operating a fuel cell system, wherein the fuel cell system is purged at system start-up, are disclosed. The purging automatically stops when the anode plenum is fully purged and replaced with fuel. Also discussed are purge valves that are manually turned ON but are automatically turned OFF as... Agent: Societe Bic

20140272650 - Slip stream for reliable anode to cathode flow in freeze conditions: A device and method for ensuring proper fuel cell system warmup or shutdown during freeze conditions. A three-way valve is used in conjunction with a flow-controlling orifice to ensure that the orifice avoids ice blockage during frozen conditions. Dry, warm air is delivered as a slip stream under pressure to... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140272653 - Flow battery system and method of soc determination: A flow battery system includes a flow cell, a reservoir including an aqueous electrolyte, a memory in which command instructions are stored, a model of the flow cell stored within the memory, and a processor configured to execute the command instructions to obtain a current signal and a voltage signal,... Agent: Bosch Energy Storage Solutions LLC

20140272652 - Systems and methods for predicting polarization curves in a fuel cell system: The present disclosure relates to systems and methods that may be used to predict a performance metric of a fuel cell. A system consistent with the present disclosure may include sensors in communication with the fuel cell stack, a performance metric prediction system, and a control system. The performance metric... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140272654 - Remedial actions for air flow errors in a fuel cell system: A system and method for operating a fuel cell stack of a fuel cell system in a vehicle when an error in cathode air flow rate is detected. The system and method include estimating a cathode air flow rate and detecting an error in the estimated cathode air flow rate.... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140272655 - Pem fuel cell stack: A fuel cell includes a cathode flow field plate, an anode flow field plate, and a membrane electrode assembly (MEA) sandwiched between the cathode and anode flow field plate. The cathode flow field plate has a flat side and an opposed channel side that the MEA is sandwiched between the... Agent: Wuhan Troowin Power System Technology Co., Ltd.

20140272656 - Dynamically responsive high efficiency cchp system: A highly efficient combined cooling, heating, and power (CCHP) system is capable of providing 100% utilization of an energy generator used by the system by distributing thermal and electrical outputs of the energy generator to loads and/or other storage apparatuses. The CCHP system includes an energy generator, which can be... Agent: Combined Energies LLC

20140272657 - Apparatus and method for fuel cell standby: An apparatus for placing a fuel cell stack in a standby mode is provided. The apparatus comprises a compressor, a fuel cell stack, a cathode valve and a controller. The compressor is operably coupled to an air induction system for providing a cathode stream. The fuel cell stack provides electrical... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140272658 - Fluidic components suitable for fuel cell systems including pressure regulators and valves: The present invention is directed to devices for controlling the fluid flow and pressure, including adjustable pressure regulators, pressure regulators with an inlet restrictor, semi-automatic valve and pressure regulator with a by-pass valve. The adjustable pressure regulators have a movable shuttle, shuttle housing, a high pressure diaphragm, a low pressure... Agent: Societe Bic

20140272659 - Microporous layer structures and gas diffusion layer assemblies in proton exchange membrane fuel cells: In at least one embodiment, a microporous layer configured to be disposed between a catalyst layer and a gas diffusion layer of a fuel cell electrode assembly is provided. The microporous layer may have defined therein a plurality of hydrophilic pores, a plurality of hydrophobic pores with a diameter of... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140272660 - Fuel cell system including multilayer interconnect: In some examples, a fuel cell comprising a first electrochemical cell including a first anode and a first cathode; a second electrochemical cell including a second anode and a second cathode; and an interconnect configured to conduct a flow of electrons from the first anode to the second cathode, wherein... Agent: Lg Fuel Cell Systems, Inc.

20140272661 - Sealing design for stamped plate fuel cells: A fuel cell stack of at least two fuel cells, each fuel cell having a unitized electrode assembly (UEA) including a membrane electrode assembly (MEA), a sub-gasket and gas diffusion media (DM), and positioned between modified stamped field-flow plates. The sub-gasket frames the MEA resulting in an overlap area between... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140272662 - Cell retention design and process: A system and method for reducing the relative movement between adjacent fuel cells within a fuel cell stack includes an improved strategy for distributing an acceleration load over a fuel cell stack while maintaining stack performance after exposure to high acceleration loads. The system comprises a fuel cell stack comprising... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140272663 - Preparation of advanced ccms for amfcs by amination and cross-linking of the precursor form of the ionomer: In an AMFC, in the formation of a CCM, the anode catalyst layer is selectively cross-linked while the cathode catalyst layer is not cross-linked. This has been found to provide structural stabilization of the CCM without loss of initial power value for a CCM without cross-linking.... Agent: Cellera, Inc.

20140272665 - Ceramic fuel cell with enhanced flatness and strength and methods of making same: Ceramic fuel cells having enhanced flatness and strength are disclosed. The fuel cell can include a half-cell having, in order, a patterned layer, an anode support layer and an electrolyte layer. Methods of making ceramic fuel cells are also provided.... Agent: University Of Maryland, College Park

20140272664 - Microporous layer for a fuel cell: In at least one embodiment, a fuel cell is provided comprising a positive electrode including a first gas diffusion layer and a first catalyst layer, a negative electrode including a second gas diffusion layer and a second catalyst layer, a proton exchange membrane (PEM) disposed between the positive and negative... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140272666 - Fuel cell system including sacrificial nickel source: In some examples, solid oxide fuel cell system comprising a solid oxide fuel cell including an anode, an anode conductor layer, a cathode, a cathode conductor layer, and electrolyte, wherein the anode and the anode conductor layer each comprise nickel; and a sacrificial nickel source separate from that of the... Agent: Lg Fuel Cell Systems, Inc.

20140272667 - Ba-sr-co-fe-o based perovskite mixed conducting materials as cathode materials for intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells both in dual chamber and single chamber configuration: Improved cathode active materials for reduced temperature operation in single and dual chamber solid oxide fuel cells are provided. The cathode active materials comprise perovskites of the general form ABO3, where A is a cation with approximately a +2 charge, and B is a cation with approximately a +4 charge.... Agent:

20140272668 - Stainless steel for fuel cell separators: A stainless steel having a low surface contact resistance for fuel cell separators is provided. The stainless steel has a Cr content of 16 to 40 mass % or more. The stainless steel includes a region having a fine textured structure on its surface, and the area percentage of the... Agent:

20140272669 - Electrode with catalyst segmentation: A fuel cell assembly includes an anode with a catalyst layer and a gas inlet end, and a cathode with a catalyst layer and a gas inlet end. The assembly comprises a catalyst layer including a first and second set of catalyst segment pairs spaced apart respectively with first and... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140272671 - Fuel cell system and fuel consumption system: A fuel cell system and a fuel consumption system verify the location of a filling failure at a time that a fuel gas filling process suffers from such a filling failure. Either one of encoded data indicating an infrared radiation signal related to the fuel gas filling process, which is... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140272670 - Method and apparatus for making a fuel storage tank with a liner and inner bag for a fuel storage system: An apparatus and method of manufacturing a fuel storage tank for a fuel cell system used for storing various pressurized fluids having separate permeation characteristics for reducing permeation leakage during various temperature and pressure cycles. The fuel storage tank comprises a formed liner to define an inner cavity, as well... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140272672 - Composition for anode in fuel cell: In some examples, a fuel cell comprising a cathode; an electrolyte; and an anode separated from the cathode by the electrolyte. The active, as-reduced anode includes Ni, La, Sr, Mn, and O, where the reduced anode includes a Ni phase constitution and a (La1-xSrx)n+1MnnO3n+1 compound having a Mn-based Ruddlesden-Popper (R-P)... Agent:

  
09/11/2014 > 190 patent applications in 62 patent subcategories.

20140255729 - Microbial fuel cell having electrically conductive foam electrode: A microbial fuel cell includes an anode and a cathode in at least one compartment. A wastewater inlet provides a wastewater flow to the anode and an electron receptor inlet provides oxygen or other electron-acceptor to the cathode. Pollutant-degrading microorganisms are in contact with the anode. A conduit electrically connects... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20140255730 - Scalable micro power cells with no-gap arrangement between electron and proton transfer elements: Energy is probably one of the most important issues of the current century. New sources, approaches and systems have been studied in order to find suitable and more reliable power sources and energy harvesting devices. In addition, mobile Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) devices require micro power sources as well.... Agent:

20140255731 - Rechargeable battery pack: A rechargeable battery pack includes a rechargeable battery, a mount frame wrapped around at least part of the rechargeable battery, an outer case wrapped around the mount frame, the outer case including a first case and a second case installed into the mount frame, and the first case including at... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140255732 - Rechargeable battery pack: A rechargeable battery pack includes a rechargeable battery, a mount frame wrapping at least part of the rechargeable battery, an outer case wrapped around the mount frame, the outer case including a first case including a first protrusion portion protruding therefrom, and a second case having a second protrusion portion... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140255733 - Aircraft fuel cell system with catalytic burner system: Disclosed are fuel cell systems used as power sources aboard aircraft and utilizing catalytic systems. Fuel cell systems can include a fuel cell assembly and a catalyst system. The fuel cell assembly can receive a hydrogen input, receive an oxygen input comprising a fluid having an initial oxygen content, and... Agent: Zodiac Aerotechnics

20140255734 - Reservoir for multiphase electrolyte flow control: A flow battery reservoir includes a reservoir housing, an electrolyte inlet configured to provide an electrolyte mixture containing a liquid metal-halide electrolyte solution and a complexed halogen phase at or toward a stagnant zone in a lower portion of the reservoir, and an electrolyte outlet configured to outlet the liquid... Agent: Primus Power Corporation

20140255736 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: Provided is a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery excellent in resistance to an external stress and capable of increasing the sensitivity for detecting a rise in internal pressure during an overcharge state, without deteriorating battery performances such as a battery capacity. The non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode (21);... Agent:

20140255735 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly; a cap plate and a case accommodating the electrode assembly; an electrode terminal protruding above the cap plate; a current collecting member that electrically connects the electrode assembly to the electrode terminal; and a fuse unit on the current collecting member and configured... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140255737 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly including a negative electrode, a positive electrode, and a separator therebetween, a case housing the electrode assembly, a cap plate sealing the case and electrically connected to the positive electrode, a negative terminal and a positive terminal penetrating the cap plate and respectively... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140255738 - Battery and battery-sensing apparatuses and methods: Apparatuses and methods for determining one or more performance related characteristics (such as state of charge and/or health) of one or more electrochemical cells that store and release electrical energy are disclosed. Embodiments include pressure and/or temperature sensors that sense a change in pressure resulting from the tendency of the... Agent: Purdue Research Foundation

20140255743 - Balanced stepped electrode assembly, and battery cell and device comprising the same: There are provided an electrode assembly, and a battery cell, a battery pack, and a device. The electrode assembly includes a combination of two or more types of electrode units having different areas, wherein the electrode units are stacked such that steps are formed, and electrode units are formed such... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140255739 - Electrochemical cell with multi-faceted geometry: An electrochemical cell includes a cathode (401), an anode (402), and a separator (403) disposed between the anode and the cathode. Material is removed from one or both of a first side edge (406,408) and a second side edge (407,409) of the cathode and anode, and optionally the separator. The... Agent: Motorola Mobility LLC

20140255741 - Electrode for secondary battery, secondary battery and cable-type secondary battery comprising the same: The present invention provides an electrode for a secondary battery, more specifically an electrode for a secondary battery, comprising a current collector; an electrode active material layer formed on at least one surface or the whole outer surface of the current collector; a conductive material-coating layer formed on the top... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140255742 - Electrode for secondary battery, secondary battery and cable-type secondary battery comprising the same: The present invention provides an electrode for a secondary battery, more specifically an electrode for a secondary battery, comprising a current collector; an electrode active material layer formed on at least one surface or the whole outer surface of the current collector; a graphite-based coating layer formed on the top... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140255744 - Jelly roll of battery cell for secondary battery: Provided is a secondary battery, and more particularly, is a jelly roll of a battery cell for a secondary battery having an electrode plate and a separator as basic components. The jelly roll of a battery cell for a secondary battery of the present invention enables the manufacture of a... Agent: Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.

20140255740 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly, a case having an opening at an upper portion to accommodate the electrode assembly, a cap plate for covering the opening of the case, and a retainer surrounding a corner portion of the electrode assembly, the retainer being disposed between the electrode assembly... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140255745 - Electronic device having detachable battery pack: An electronic device may include a battery pack and a battery pack mount portion. The battery pack may be mounted or secured within the battery pack mount portion in such a way that the battery pack does not influence or apply pressure to neighboring structures. For examples, the battery pack... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140255746 - High surface area flow battery electrodes: A flow cell battery includes at least one anode compartment and at least one cathode compartment, with a separator membrane disposed between each anode compartment and each cathode compartment. Each anode compartment and cathode compartment includes a bipolar plate, a fluid electrolyte, and at least a carbon nanomaterial on the... Agent:

20140255748 - Bus bar for battery packs: A battery pack has bus bars at one end, freeing the other end of the battery pack for cooling or other arrangements. A plurality of battery cells has first terminals of the battery cells at first ends of the battery cells. Portions of second terminals of the battery cells are... Agent: Atieva, Inc.

20140255747 - Heat dissipating battery module: A heat dissipating module with a good heat dissipating effect is disclosed. The structure includes a metal shell, at least one battery cell, and an elastic body. The metal shell has an accommodating space, and one side of the accommodating is an opening. A top cover is disposed on the... Agent: Amita Technologies Inc Ltd.

20140255749 - Temperature control plate for a lithium ion battery: A temperature control plate for controlling the temperature of components. The temperature control plate is formed of a plastic-metal composite material which includes a metal fiber fabric that is surrounded by a thermoset plastic. A casing contains the components. The temperature control plate is configured for conducting heat away from... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140255750 - Z-shaped bus bar for a battery pack: A battery pack with a compact and robust bus bar assembly is provided. The batteries within the pack are divided into groups, where the batteries within each battery group are connected in parallel and the groups are connected in series. A repetitive sequence of overlapping bus bars is used, with... Agent: Atieva, Inc.

20140255751 - Electrode for electrochemical device and electrochemical device comprising the same: The present invention provides an electrode for an electrochemical device comprising: an electrode current collector; an electrode active material layer formed on a part of at least one surface of the electrode current collector, and comprising an electrode active material; a packed bed formed on non-coating areas of both sides... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140255752 - Laminated oxidation protected separator: A battery separator for a lead acid battery addresses the issues of acid stratification and separator oxidation arising from contaminants. The separator includes a microporous membrane and a diffusive mat affixed thereto. The diffusive mat has a three hour wick of: at least about 2.5 cm. The diffusive mat may... Agent: Daramic, LLC

20140255753 - Polyolefin microporous membrane: Disclosed is a polyolefin microporous membrane including a multilayer film having two or more layers. In this polyolefin microporous membrane, at least one surface layer has a thickness of not less than 0.2 μm but not more than 5 μm and contains inorganic particles, while at least one layer contains... Agent: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation

20140255754 - Separator for a non-aqueous secondary battery and non-aqueous secondary battery: (2) polyvinylidene fluoride resin B selected from the group consisting of VDF copolymers containing a structural unit derived from VDF and a structural unit derived from hexafluoropropylene, a total content of structural unit derived from HFP in each of the VDF copolymers being greater than 1.5 mol % of a... Agent: Teijin Limited

20140255755 - Electrode having round corner: Disclosed herein is an electrode assembly including two or more unit cells, each of which includes a cathode, an anode, and a separator disposed between the cathode and the anode, electrode tabs protruding from the respective electrodes, wherein the unit cells are stacked in a height direction on the basis... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140255757 - Rechargeable battery: An example embodiment is to provide a rechargeable battery capable of including a plurality of electrode assemblies in one pouch while reducing the overall size. According to an example embodiment, a rechargeable battery may include at least one pair of electrode assemblies and a pouch forming one pair of battery... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140255756 - Stepped electrode group stack: Disclosed herein is an electrode group stack including a plurality of electrode groups, each of which includes a cathode, an anode, and a first separator disposed between the cathode and the anode, and a second separator disposed between the electrode groups, wherein the electrode groups are stacked in a height... Agent:

20140255758 - Electric storage device, electric storage apparatus, method for producing electric storage device, and method for producing cover plate: The electric storage device according to the present invention includes a case having a case body and a cover plate, the case body includes a step portion at an opening edge, the cover plate includes a projection that is inserted into the opening of the case body, and a portion... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140255759 - Lithium sulfur electrochemical cell including insoluble nitrogen-containing compound and battery including the cell: An electrochemical cell including at least one nitrogen-containing compound is disclosed. The at least one nitrogen-containing compound may form part of or be included in: an anode structure, a cathode structure, an electrolyte and/or a separator of the electrochemical cell. Also disclosed is a battery including the electrochemical cell.... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20140255761 - Battery cell, manufacturing method thereof, and battery module including the same: Provided are a battery cell, a manufacturing method thereof, and a battery module including the same. According to the present invention, first and second electrode taps are formed at both sides of a case so as to be closely adhered thereto, respectively, such that the battery cell may be easily... Agent: Sk Innovation Co. Ltd.

20140255760 - Battery pack and battery module including the same: A battery pack includes a plurality of six-sided first batteries arranged so that first surfaces of neighboring ones of the first batteries contact each other, and a second battery including a surface that extends in a direction in which the first batteries are arranged, and that contacts second surfaces of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140255762 - Secondary battery including plurality of electrode assemblies: Disclosed is a secondary battery including a plurality of electrode assemblies. The secondary battery includes a first electrode assembly including a first cathode, a first separator and a first anode, and a second electrode assembly including a second cathode, a second separator and a second anode, wherein, When an electrode... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140255763 - Method and device for dendrite research and discovery in batteries: An electrolytic coin cell that has been used to study the growth of lithium dendrites by optical observation is described. The cell makes possible observation of the growth of the dendrites in response to various applied conditions, such as applied electrical signals, chemical effects, and temporal effects in a real... Agent: California Institute Of Technology

20140255764 - Molding packaging material and molded case: A molding packaging material 1 of this invention contains a biaxially stretched polyamide film layer 2 as an outer layer, a thermoplastic resin layer 3 as an inner layer, and a metal foil layer 4 disposed between the both layers 2 and 3, in which a biaxially stretched polyamide film... Agent:

20140255765 - Packaging material for electrochemical cell: Provided is a packaging material for an electrochemical cell which prevents the occurrence of short circuits. A packaging material for an electrochemical cell configured by laminating a base material layer including: at least a resin film; a heat-adhesive layer including a heat-adhesive resin, the heat-adhesive layer being disposed on the... Agent:

20140255766 - Anti-rotation mechanism for electrode terminal post of lithium-ion battery: The present disclosure provides an anti-rotation mechanism for an electrode terminal post of a lithium-ion battery, the anti-rotation mechanism for the electrode terminal post of the lithium-ion battery is an insulative piece, the insulative piece is provided on an electrode terminal post base which is fixedly connected to the electrode... Agent: Ningde Amperex Technology Limited

20140255767 - Energy storage device: An energy storage device includes an electrode assembly, a container that contains the electrode assembly therein, a metallic cover member that closes the opening of the container and has a first fitting portion, and a current collector having a second fitting portion that is fitted to the first fitting portion... Agent: Lithium Energy Japan

20140255768 - Ultrasonic horn and secondary battery manufactured using the same: An ultrasonic horn and a secondary battery manufactured using the ultrasonic horn are disclosed. The ultrasonic horn has a pressing surface at an end thereof, the ultrasonic horn including a protrusion part disposed on the pressing surface, the protrusion part including a first protrusion row that includes a plurality of... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140255769 - Lithium-ion battery electrolyte injection hole sealing device: The present disclosure provides a lithium-ion battery electrolyte injection hole sealing device, the lithium-ion battery electrolyte injection hole sealing device is provided with a through hole corresponding to an electrolyte injection hole of a battery cover, the lithium-ion battery electrolyte injection hole sealing device is a film comprising a polypropylene... Agent: Ningde Amperex Technology Limited

20140255770 - Carbon-sulfur composite cathode passivation and method for making same: A method is provided for forming a carbon-sulfur (C—S) battery cathode. The method forms a C—S nanocomposite material overlying metal current collector. A dielectric is formed overlying the C—S material that is permeable to lithium (Li) ions and electrolyte, but impermeable to polysulfides. Typically, the C—S nanocomposite material is porous... Agent:

20140255771 - Positive active material composition for rechargeable lithium battery, positive electrode for rechargeable lithium battery including same and rechargeable lithium battery including same: Disclosed are a positive active material composition for a rechargeable lithium battery, a positive electrode for a rechargeable lithium battery including the same, and a rechargeable lithium battery including the positive electrode. The positive active material composition for a rechargeable lithium battery includes a nickel-based positive active material having pH... Agent:

20140255772 - Stretchable, solvent free, completely amorphous solid electrolyte films: A method of creating an electrolyte film includes mixing succinonitrile (SCN), lithium salt and crosslinkable polyether addition to form an isotropic amorphous mixture; and crosslinking the crosslinkable polyether to form a cured film, wherein the cured film remains amorphous without undergoing polymerization-induced phase separation or crystallization.... Agent:

20140255773 - Additive of electrolyte of lithium battery and electrolyte of lithium battery using the same: An additive of an electrolyte of a lithium battery at least includes an initiator, where the initiator is decomposed at a temperature higher than a default temperature to generate free radicals. Also disclosed is an electrolyte of a lithium battery, at least including the above additive, carbonates, and a lithium... Agent: Formosa Plastics Corporation

20140255774 - Active material for rechargeable magnesium ion battery: A magnesium ion battery includes a first electrode including a substrate and an active material deposited on the substrate. Also provided is a second electrode. An electrolyte is located between the first electrode and the second electrode. The electrolyte includes a magnesium compound. The active material includes indium and an... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20140255775 - Advanced graphite additive for enhanced cycle-life of lead-acid batteries: An Advanced Graphite, with a lower degree of ordered carbon domains and a surface area greater than ten times that of typical battery grade graphites, is used in negative active material (NAM) of valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) type Spiral wound 6V/25 Ah lead-acid batteries. A significant and unexpected cycle life was... Agent: Exide Technologies

20140255777 - Binder composition for electrode, electrode for secondary battery and secondary battery including the same: A water-soluble binder composition including a first polymer having one or more hydroxyl groups in its repeating unit, and a polybasic acid compound. The binder composition is for an electrode and is environmentally friendly, has improved cycle life characteristics, and has improved adhesion strength of an active material and improved... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140255778 - Cathode including insulation layer on cathode tab and secondary battery including the cathode: Provided is a cathode including a cathode current collector, a cathode tab protruding from the cathode current collector, and an insulation layer coated with an insulating material on the cathode tab, and a secondary battery including the cathode. Since the cathode of the present invention includes an insulation layer on... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140255776 - Method for manufacturing electrode, electrode manufactured according to the method, supercapacitor including the electrode, and rechargable lithium battery including the electrode: Disclosed are a method for manufacturing an electrode including mixing at least two electrode materials selected from a carbon material, a metal oxide precursor, and a conductive polymer with a solvent to prepare a mixture, coating the mixture on a current collector, and radiating IPL (intense pulsed light) on the... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20140255779 - Secondary battery: Provided is a secondary battery capable of preventing metal-plating and curling, the secondary battery including: at least one anode including an anode current collector and an anode active material layer coated on the anode current collector; at least one cathode including a cathode current collector, a cathode active material layer... Agent:

20140255780 - Electrochemical cells comprising fibril materials, such as fibril cellulose materials: The use of fibril materials, such as fibril cellulose materials and other similar materials, in electrochemical cells and components thereof is generally described.... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20140255781 - Methods of forming carbon coatings: A method of forming a carbon coating includes heat treating lithium transition metal composite oxide Li0.9+aMbM′cNdOe, in an atmosphere of a gas mixture including carbon dioxide and compound CnH(2n+2−a)[OH]a, wherein n is 1 to 20 and a is 0 or 1, or compound CnH(2n), wherein n is 2 to 6,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140255782 - Method for preparing self-supporting flexible electrodes: m

20140255783 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and use thereof: The non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery provided by this invention comprises a positive electrode and a negative electrode, wherein the positive electrode has a positive electrode active material layer comprising a positive electrode active material as a primary component, and the negative electrode has a negative electrode active material layer comprising... Agent:

20140255784 - Materials that include conch shell structures, methods of making conch shell structures, and devices for storing energy: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for materials that include conch shell structures, methods of making conch shell slices, devices for storing energy, and the like.... Agent:

20140255787 - Active material for batteries: A method of producing an active material for batteries comprising providing electrochemically active particles, optionally comminuting the electrochemically active particles, adding an organic carbon compound, optionally in a suitable organic solvent, and mixing, heating the mixture under protective gas to a temperature above the decomposition limit of the organic compound... Agent: Rockwood Lithium Gmbh

20140255786 - Preparation method of hollow carbon sphere and carbon shell-sulfur composite, hollow carbon sphere, and carbon shell-sulfur composite for secondary lithium sulfur battery: A preparation method of a hollow carbon sphere includes preparing a hollow carbon sphere including fine pores by using mold particles and a material including metal-phthalocyanine. The prepared hollow carbon sphere has a carbon shell surface including fine pores, and the hollow carbon sphere may be impregnated with sulfur to... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20140255785 - Silicon-graphene nanocomposites for electrochemical applications: A nanographitic composite for use as an anode in a lithium ion battery includes nanoscale particles of an electroactive material; and a plurality of graphene nanoplatelets having a thickness of 0.34 nm to 5 nm and lateral dimensions of less than 900 nm, wherein the electroactive particle has an average... Agent: Xg Science, Inc.

20140255788 - Collector, electrode structure, non-aqueous electrolyte battery, and electrical storage device: An object of the present invention is to provide a current collector which includes an aluminum alloy foil for electrode current collector, with high electrical conductivity and high strength after a drying process performed after application of an active material. According to the present invention, provided is a current collector... Agent: Uacj Corporation

20140255789 - Oxidation protected separator: A battery separator for a lead/acid battery is resistant to oxidation arising from the use of water or acid containing contaminants, for example chromium (Cr), manganese (Mn), titanium (Ti), copper (Cu), and the like. The separator is a microporous membrane including a rubber. The rubber is no more than about... Agent: Daramic, LLC

20140255790 - Polymeric porous substrates including porous particles: A polymeric porous substrate is described. The substrate may be used as battery separator or in other industrial applications. The polymeric porous substrate is formed from a polymer such as a polyimide or polyetherimide that, in the absence of porous particles, forms a skin when cast into a substrate. The... Agent: Dow Global Technologies LLC

20140255792 - Polyurethane based electrolyte systems for electrochemical cells: The invention relates to a polymer gel electrolyte system for use in an electrochemical cell having positive and negative electrodes, said electrolyte system comprising: (A) a poly(dialkylene ester) thermoplastic polyurethane composition; (B) an alkali metal salt; and (C) an aprotic organic solvent. The invention also provides an electrochemical cell comprising... Agent: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.

20140255791 - Transparent or translucent lithium ion battery: The present invention is to provide a transparent/translucent Li-ion battery. The transparent/translucent Li-ion battery comprises an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte. The anode comprises an electrode material holder with inner structures, a current collector, and an anode material. The current collector is formed along the wall of the inner... Agent: Nano And Advanced Materials Institute Limited

20140255793 - Functional electrolyte for lithium-ion batteries: Functional electrolyte solvents include compounds having at least one aromatic ring with 2, 3, 4 or 5 substituents, at least one of which is a substituted or unsubstituted methoxy group, at least one of which is a tert-butyl group and at least one of which is a substituted or unsubstituted... Agent: Uchicago Argonne, LLC

20140255794 - Sulfur cathode hosted in porous organic polymeric matrices: A composite material includes a porous organic polymer and an electrochemically active material, wherein the porous organic polymer contains a plurality of pores having a diameter of from about 0.1 nm to about 100 nm, and the electrochemically active material is disposed within the pores.... Agent: Uchicago Argonne LLC

20140255795 - Sulfur-hydroxylated graphene nanocomposites for rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries and methods of making the same: In one embodiment, the present disclosure provides a sulfur-hydroxylated graphene nanocomposite including at least one graphene sheet with a surface and a plurality of amorphous sulfur nanoparticles homogeneously distributed on the surface. The nanocomposite substantially lacks sulfur microparticles. In other embodiments, the disclosure provides a cathode and a battery containing... Agent:

20140255796 - Non-aqueous secondary battery: A non-aqueous secondary battery including an electrolyte solution that contains a lithium salt and a non-aqueous solvent, a positive electrode, and a negative electrode, wherein a basis weight of a positive-electrode active material layer included in the positive electrode is 8 to 100 mg/cm2, and/or, a basis weight of a... Agent: Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha

20140255797 - Lithium/dissolved polysulfide rechargeable lithium-sulfur batteries and methods of making the same: In one embodiment, the present disclosure relates to a rechargeable Li—S battery including a cathode including a firbrous carbon material, a catholyte including a polysulfide, and an anode. In another embodiment, the present disclosure relates to a charged or partially charged rechargeable Li—S battery including a cathode including a fibrous... Agent:

20140255798 - Coating of porous carbon for use in lithium air batteries: A cathode includes a carbon material having a surface, the surface having a first thin layer of an inert material and a first catalyst overlaying the first thin layer, the first catalyst including metal or metal oxide nanoparticles, wherein the cathode is configured for use as the cathode of a... Agent: Uchicago Argonne LLC

20140255801 - Electrode and energy store including an electrode: An electrode, in particular a gas diffusion electrode, for a metal-oxygen battery. To achieve an improved performance output, e.g., an improved energy density or an improved capacity, the electrode includes a porous carrier substrate on which a porous active material is situated, the electrode having a gradient of medium pore... Agent:

20140255799 - Lithium-air battery cathodes and methods of making the same: A lithium-air battery cathode having increased mesopore and macropore volume and methods of making the cathode are provided. In at least one embodiment, a plurality of mesopores is present in the cathode having a porosity of 1 to 70 percent. In another embodiment, a plurality of macropores are present in... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140255800 - Positive electrode for lithium air battery, method of preparing same, and lithium air battery including same: A positive electrode for a lithium air battery includes a current collector, and a positive electrode catalyst layer on the current collector. The positive electrode catalyst layer includes a first conductive material supported on a binder, a second conductive material on the first conductive material, and a catalyst supported on... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140255802 - Stable non-aqueous electrolyte promoting ideal reaction process in rechargeable lithium-air batteries: The present invention relates to a lithium-air battery including: a negative electrode containing a negative-electrode active material; a positive electrode using oxygen as a positive-electrode active material; and an electrolyte medium arranged between the negative electrode and the positive electrode; wherein the electrolyte medium includes as primary solvent one or... Agent: The University Court Of The University Of St Andre

20140255803 - Graphene supported bifunctional catalysts: The present disclosure discloses graphene supported bifunctional catalysts and metal-air batteries comprising the same. In one aspect, a metal-air battery comprises a metal anode, a cathode, an electrolyte disposed between the metal anode and the cathode, and a catalyst on the cathode. The catalyst reduces both the charge overpotential and... Agent: Wayne State University

20140255804 - Catholyte regeneration: There is provided a method of regenerating a catholyte solution in a redox fuel cell, comprising the steps of: providing a redox fuel cell comprising a catholyte solution; providing droplet formation means for catholyte solution atomisation; atomising, by way of the droplet formation means or other means, the catholyte solution,... Agent: Acal Energy Limited

20140255805 - Manganese oxide containing materials for use in oxidative desulfurization in fuel cell systems: A desulfurizer material for desulfurizing fuel supplied to a fuel cell system, the desulfurizer material comprising one or more manganese oxide materials having an octahedral molecular sieve (OMS) structure, and the desulfurizer material being resistant to moisture and being capable of removing organic sulfur containing compounds and H2S. The desulfurizer... Agent: Fuelcell Energy, Inc.

20140255806 - Methane-based power generation with zero-carbon emissions: The present invention provides a method of converting a hydrocarbon into H2 and a carbon material comprising substantially no CO2, whereby the H2 is used by a fuel cell to generate electrical energy and the carbon material is collected. The method includes heating a hydrocarbon and a catalyst in a... Agent: California Institute Of Technology

20140255807 - Direct methanol fuel cell operable with neat methanol: A fuel cell system running on direct neat methanol. Back diffusion of water from the cathode to the anode is sufficiently high so that water is not accumulated at the cathode, thereby leading to fuel cell systems without the need for a pump system to remove circulate water from the... Agent: California Institute Of Technology

20140255808 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system (1) includes a reformer (2), for generating a reformate gas, a fuel cell (3) for generating electric current from cathode air and reformate gas, an air supply (4), which draws in ambient air and splits this at least into reformer air and cathode air, sends the... Agent: Ebersp&#xe4 Cher Climate Control Systems Gmbh & Co. Kg

20140255809 - Indirect internal reforming solid oxide fuel cell and method for shutting down the same: Provided is a method for shutting down an indirect internal reforming SOFC, in which a hydrocarbon-based fuel is reliably reformed, and the oxidative degradation of the anode can be prevented by a reformed gas. A method for shutting down an indirect internal reforming SOFC including a reformer; an SOFC; a... Agent: Jx Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation

20140255810 - Fuel cell power control by offset estimation: A system and method for managing power flow in a fuel cell vehicle. The method provides a difference between a power limit signal and an actual power signal to a PI controller to generate a power offset signal. The method determines whether a fuel cell stack is able to provide... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140255811 - Molded coolant plate assembly with integral reactant flow fields and thermal dam: An end-cooler assembly for a fuel cell includes a cooler having a coolant tube array. A composite material includes flake graphite and hydrophobic polymer. The composite material surrounds the coolant tube array and provides a first side. A flow field is formed in the first side. A thermal dam is... Agent:

20140255813 - Energy generation and storage using electro-separation methods and devices: Systems and methods for the storage of energy that can be easily converted to electrical power are disclosed. A concentration battery includes a stack of alternating cation and anion exchange membranes separated from one another by alternating first and second spaces; a first reservoir containing a concentrated ionic solution; a... Agent:

20140255812 - Taylor vortex flow electrochemical cells utilizing particulate electrolyte suspensions: Taylor Vortex Flow galvanic electrochemical cells (100, 300, 500) such as batteries, flow cells and fuel cells for converting chemical energy into electrical energy and comprising a cylindrical spinning particulate filter (140, 230) between static cylindrical current collectors (106, 108) for use with electrolytes containing galvanic charge transfer particles (200,... Agent: Global Energy Science, LLC (a California Limited Liability Company)

20140255814 - Fuel cell purge line system: A combined water and anode knock-out purge line for a fuel cell including an inlet portion having an inlet portion lower surface, an outlet portion having an outlet portion lower surface, a middle portion having a lower surface and extending between the inlet portion and the outlet portion. Each lower... Agent: Ford Global Technologies, LLC

20140255815 - Cell frame, cell stack, and redox flow battery: A cell frame in which the structure of a positive electrode electrolyte flow path and the structure of a negative electrode electrolyte flow path are different from each other, a cell stack in which the structure of at least one of the positive electrode electrolyte flow path and the negative... Agent:

20140255816 - Titanium material for polymer electrolyte fuel cell separator, method for producing the same, and polymer electrolyte fuel cell using the same: A titanium material for a polymer electrolyte fuel cell separator consists of, by mass %, a platinum group metal: 0.005% to 0.15% and a rare earth metal: 0.002% to 0.10%, with the balance being Ti and impurities. The titanium material of the present invention is provided with a film formed... Agent: Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation

20140255817 - Electrochemical stack compression system: In accordance with one embodiment, an electrochemical cell stack compression system may include an integral, hollow frame configured to contain a plurality of electrochemical cells arranged along an axis in a stack configuration. The frame may have a defined shape and may form a continuous border around a periphery of... Agent: Nuvera Fuel Cells, Inc.

20140255818 - Hemmed fuel cell stack enclosure: A fuel cell system is provided which includes a compression retention enclosure with upper and lower compression shells and side sheet components coupled by interlocking hem joints. Methods for manufacturing compression retention enclosures with hem joints such that the enclosure remains sealed upon operational swelling of the fuel stack are... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140255819 - Gas diffusion substrate: A non-woven gas diffusion substrate including: (i) a non-woven carbon fibre web; (ii) a carbon particulate material; and 10 (iii) a hydrophobic binder characterised in that the non-woven gas diffusion substrate further includes a conductive material having a x:y aspect ratio from 0.01 to 100, a x:z aspect ratio of... Agent:

20140255820 - Proton exchange membrane layers for fuel cells and related applications: A membrane stack that includes a first polymer layer, a second polymer layer, and a nanostructured carbon material layer between the first polymer layer and the second polymer layer. The nanostructured carbon material layer includes a plurality of nanostructured carbon material intercalated with one or more proton conducting material or... Agent: Nano-c, Inc.

20140255821 - Redox flow cell membrane: A redox flow cell membrane includes a porous membrane that has a mean flow pore size of not more than 100 nm, that has a thickness of not more than 500 μm, and that has an air flow rate of not less than 0.1 ml/s·cm2. When the redox flow cell... Agent:

20140255822 - Polymer-derived catalysts and methods of use thereof: Electrocatalytic polyaniline-derived mesoporous carbon nanoparticles and methods of synthesizing and using the same are provided.... Agent:

20140255823 - Fuel cell support structure and method of assembly/disassembly thereof: A fuel cell installation includes a support structure and a cell stack assembly that is removably insertable into the support structure from an uninstalled position to an installed position during an installation procedure. The cell stack assembly includes a fitting. An interfacing structure is mounted on one of the support... Agent: Ballard Power Systems Inc.

  
  
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