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Chemistry: electrical current producing apparatus, product, and process

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07/10/2014 > 79 patent applications in 56 patent subcategories.

20140193669 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a case, which is improved by preventing deformation, such as warp, from occurring to the case, is provided. The battery pack includes one or more batteries, a protective circuit module (PCM) electrically connected to the batteries, a case accommodating the batteries and the PCM, and one... Agent:

20140193670 - Battery pack: A battery pack including a battery cell; a protection circuit module (PCM) electrically coupled to the battery cell; a case including internally defined positions for housing the battery cell and the PCM and having a hole; a connector extending through the hole and protruding from the case, the connector electrically... Agent:

20140193671 - Portable fuel cell system having a fuel cell system controller: A portable fuel cell system includes a fuel cell having a plurality of flow inputs and a power output, a temperature sensor configured to measure operating temperature of the fuel cell, a power output sensor coupled to the fuel cell and configured to measure a power parameter related to fuel... Agent: Lilliputian Systems, Inc.

20140193672 - Thermal to eletric converting cell: Disclosed are a metal support thermal to electric converting cell, a thermal to electric power generator using the same, and a method for manufacturing the thermal to electric converting cell. Unlike a conventional method for manufacturing the thermal to electric converting cell by sintering a solid electrolyte, a method provided... Agent: Korea Institute Of Energy Research

20140193673 - Polarity switching flow battery system and method: A flow battery system and method are provided. The flow battery system may include a feed system feeding positive electrolyte from a first storage tank to a positive inlet of a battery stack and negative electrolyte from a second storage tank to a negative inlet of the battery stack, a... Agent: Ashlawn Energy, LLC

20140193674 - Battery module: A battery module includes: battery blocks which are connected to each other and each of which includes cells. Each of the cells has an opening through which a gas generated in the cell is released to an outside. Each of the battery blocks has a holder in which the cells... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140193676 - Electronic device and battery pack: An electronic device includes a storing unit which is provided on a battery pack and which retains power information of the battery pack, an acquiring unit which is provided in the main unit and which acquires the power information of the battery pack from the storing unit, and a control... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140193675 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly; first and second collector plates connected to respective first and second electrodes of the electrode assembly; a case accommodating the electrode assembly, the first collector plate, and the second collector plate; a cap plate sealing an opening of the case; a first electrode... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140193677 - Conditioning of cabin air of an aircraft: The invention relates to a devise for conditioning of cabin air from a cabin space of an aircraft that has at least one lithium air battery (106), having a first feed line (101) by means of which ambient air can be delivered to the battery (106) from the environment outside... Agent: Eads Deutschland Gmbh

20140193678 - Rechargeable battery and module of the same: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly that performs charging and discharging; a case in which the electrode assembly is installed; a cap plate coupled to the case; an electrode terminal coupled to a terminal hole of the cap plate; and an insulator between the cap plate and the electrode... Agent:

20140193680 - Battery module: A battery module may include batteries that include electrode terminals, and a measurement member that measures one or more of a voltage, a current, or a temperature of each of the batteries. The measurement member may include receiving portions, and the battery module may include connection members that electrically connecting... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140193679 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate and a separator interposed between the first and second electrode plates; a lower case accommodating the electrode assembly therein; and a cap assembly sealing the lower case. In the secondary battery, the lower case... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd

20140193681 - Cable-type secondary battery: The present invention relates to a cable-type secondary battery having a horizontal cross section of a predetermined shape and extending longitudinally, comprising: an inner electrode having an inner current collector and an inner electrode active material layer surrounding the outer surface of the inner current collector; a separation layer surrounding... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140193682 - Lithium ion secondary battery and method for manufacturing lithium ion secondary battery: A ratio La/Lb between lengths La and Lb is defined as a first ratio, and a ratio Sa/Sb between areas Sa and Sb is defined as a second ratio. The first and second ratios are positioned within a region surrounded by lines connecting five points P1 to P5 in a... Agent:

20140193686 - Apparatus for voltage supply: An arrangement for supplying power, particularly for supplying power to a motor vehicle, includes a cell module having several storage cells arranged between a first and a second plate-type element. The cell module further includes a plate-type cooling element thermally conductively connected with the bottom sides of the storage cells,... Agent:

20140193685 - Battery module: A battery module including a plurality of battery cells arranged in one direction; heat insulating members interposed between the plurality of battery cells so as to control heat generated in the battery cells; and a housing fixing the battery cells and the heat insulating members.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140193683 - Battery pack base plate heat exchanger: A heat exchanger integrated into an electric vehicle's battery pack enclosure is provided, where the heat exchanger conduits are mechanically and thermally coupled to the inside surface of the enclosure base plate and where the battery pack enclosure is mounted such that ambient air flows over the outside surface of... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.

20140193684 - Rechargeable battery pack: A rechargeable battery pack includes a rechargeable battery cell, and a pair of cell holders receiving respective sides of the rechargeable battery cell in a length direction, the pair of cell holders being combinable with each other. Each of the cell holders includes a base that supports the rechargeable battery... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140193687 - Redox flow battery: A redox flow battery including a cathode cell having a cathode and a catholyte solution; an anode cell having an anode and an anolyte solution; and an ion exchange membrane disposed between the cathode cell and the anode cell, wherein the catholyte solution and the anolyte solution each include an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140193688 - Underwater craft having an electrochemical battery: Disclosed is an underwater craft having an electrochemical battery activated by an electrolyte, including: an electrochemical cell; a tank (13) intended to contain the electrolyte; a seawater flow rate regulator (37) arranged upstream of the tank (13). The flow rate regulator includes: a fixed housing (60) including first ports (64);... Agent: Dcns

20140193689 - Electrochemical cell, method of producing electrochemical cell, battery pack, and car: According to one embodiment, an electrochemical cell includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a sulfide-based solid electrolyte layer and an oxide-based solid electrolyte layer. The positive electrode includes positive electrode active material particles which absorb and release lithium ions at a potential of 3 V (vs. Li/Li+) or more.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140193690 - Battery module: A battery module includes a plurality of rechargeable batteries, each rechargeable battery including a first electrode end and a second electrode end protruding outside a case of the rechargeable battery, a first top insulation member at a bottom of the first electrode end, and an identifier on the first top... Agent:

20140193692 - Multilayer porous film, separator for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: Provided is a multilayer porous film that has extremely high powder fall-off resistance and superior electrolyte solution adsorptivity and heat resistance and exhibits superior properties when used as a battery separator without decreasing the high air permeability of a porous film. The multilayer porous film includes a polyolefin-based resin porous... Agent: Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc.

20140193691 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery 100 according to the present invention is provided with an electrode assembly 80 having a structure in which a positive electrode 10 and a negative electrode 20 are stacked with a separator 30 interposed therebetween. A porous filler layer 32 is formed between the positive... Agent:

20140193693 - Lithium-ion conductive sulfide, solid electrolyte secondary battery and battery pack: According to one embodiment, a solid electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode containing an active material, a negative electrode containing an active material, and a solid electrolyte layer. The solid electrolyte layer includes a lithium-ion conductive sulfide containing at least one element selected from a group consisting of Al,... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140193694 - Cell block: A cell block includes holding sections that hold a battery cell arrayed body of a lower layer between a lower holding frame member and a middle holding frame member, hold a battery cell arrayed body of an upper layer between the middle holding frame member and an upper holding frame... Agent:

20140193695 - Lithium-ion conducting oxide, solid electrolyte secondary battery and battery pack: According to one embodiment, a solid electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a solid electrolyte layer. The solid electrolyte layer includes a lithium-ion conducting oxide containing at least one element selected from the group consisting of B, N, F and S, wherein a total content... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140193696 - Secondary battery and secondary battery module: A secondary battery is provided including an electrode assembly including a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator; a case containing the electrode assembly; a first current collector electrically connected to the first electrode plate; a first terminal electrically connected to the first current collector; a second... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140193697 - Aqueous electrolyte battery: An aqueous electrolyte battery is provided with a positive electrode, a negative electrolyte, an aqueous electrolyte, and a deposition portion that promotes deposition of discharge product and that is provided at a location that contacts the aqueous electrolyte and that is a location other than at a catalyst included in... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140193700 - Cylindrical battery: A battery includes a cylindrical battery case and an electrode group including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator. The electrode group and the battery case define a space communicated from a top to a bottom, and one of the positive electrode and the negative electrode has a... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140193698 - Electrochemical cell, cell case and method for making same: An electrochemical cell comprises a negative electrode, an positive electrode, a cell case, and a solid electrolyte. The cell case comprises an outer case and an inner case. The solid electrolyte defines a first chamber to receive the negative electrode and is disposed within the inner case to define a... Agent: General Electric Company

20140193699 - Electrode assembly and secondary battery having the same: An electrode assembly and a secondary battery having the same improve efficiency and stability of the secondary battery. The electrode assembly includes: a positive electrode plate having a positive electrode collector on which a positive electrode coating portion and a positive electrode non-coating portion are formed; a negative electrode plate... Agent:

20140193701 - Electrode plate, layered electrode group, and battery: A layered electrode group according to the present invention includes a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode plate, and a separator. The positive electrode plate is formed into a substantial U-shape by disposing two active material retaining portions retaining the positive active material opposite to each other. The negative electrode... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140193702 - Housing for a galvanic element: A method for producing a housing for a galvanic element includes forming a metal base housing to improve the insulation properties of the housing and gluing an insulation film to at least one outer surface of the base housing.... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140193705 - Battery cell: In one aspect, a battery cell including a case, an electrode assembly and a top portion where the case has an opened first surface and at least one region including resin is provided.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140193703 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly, the electrode assembly including a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator; a first terminal electrically connected to the first electrode plate; a second terminal electrically connected to the second electrode plate; a case accommodating the electrode assembly and portions... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140193704 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery may include a case that receives an electrode assembly, a cap plate that closes and seals an opening of the case, an electrode terminal that passes through the cap plate and is electrically connected to the electrode assembly, an insulator between the electrode terminal and the cap... Agent:

20140193706 - Electrolytic solution for nonaqueous electrolytic solution cell, and nonaqueous electrolytic solution cell: Disclosed is an electrolyte for nonaqueous electrolyte cells, which contains a nonaqueous organic solvent and a solute. This electrolyte is characterized by containing as additives at least one compound selected from a first compound group consisting of bis(oxalato)borate, difluoro(oxalato)borate, tris(oxalato)phosphate, difluorobis(oxalato)phosphate, and tetrafluoro(oxalato)phosphate, and at least one compound selected from... Agent: Central Glass Company, Limited

20140193707 - Sulfur-containing additives for electrochemical or optoelectronic devices: The invention relates to sulfur-containing compounds of the formula I, to their preparation, and to their use as additives in electrochemical or electrooptical devices, more particularly in electrolytes for lithium batteries, lithium ion batteries, double layer capacitors, lithium ion capacitors, solar cells, electrochromic displays, sensors and/or biosensors.... Agent: Basf Se

20140193709 - Binder for electrode of electrochemical element, composition for electrode of electrochemical element, electrode of electrochemical element and electrochemical element: The invention relates to a binder for an electrode of an electrochemical element. The binder is a polymer having an N-vinyl formamide unit, which suppresses the decline of battery performances due to deterioration of binding property and increase of internal resistance of the battery and improves the battery performance.... Agent: Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.

20140193710 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: To provide a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery less subject to impact by vibration, impact, etc., and has stable characteristics. The non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes: a positive electrode part in which a positive electrode active material layer is formed on a positive collector; a positive electrode which is provided with... Agent: Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

20140193708 - Positive active material composition for rechargeable lithium battery, positive electrode prepared from composition, and rechargeable lithium battery including positive electrode: In an aspect, a positive active material composition for a rechargeable lithium battery including a positive active material coated with a vanadium pentaoxide (V2O5) and an aqueous binder, a positive electrode including the same, and a rechargeable lithium battery including the positive electrode is disclosed.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140193712 - Alginate-containing compositions for use in battery applications: A silicon-based anode comprises an alginate-containing binder. The many carboxy groups of alginate bind to a surface of silicon, creating strong, rigid hydrogen bonds that withstand battery cycling. The alginate-containing binder provides good performance to the anode by (1) improving the capacity of the anode in comparison to other commercially-available... Agent: Clemson University

20140193711 - Combined electrochemical and chemical etching processes for generation of porous silicon particulates: Embodiments of the present disclosure pertain to methods of preparing porous silicon particulates by: (a) electrochemically etching a silicon substrate, where electrochemical etching comprises exposure of the silicon substrate to an electric current density, and where electrochemical etching produces a porous silicon film over the silicon substrate; (b) separating the... Agent: William Marsh Rice University

20140193713 - Passivation of electrodes in electrochemical cells: Electrochemical cells having desirable electronic and ionic conductivities, and associated systems and methods, are generally described.... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20140193714 - Cathode active material, cathode and lithium battery including cathode active material, and method of preparing the cathode active material: e

20140193715 - Lithium secondary battery: A lithium secondary battery including an anode active material including mesoporous TiO2 doped with a heteroatom.... Agent:

20140193716 - Laser-perforated porous solid-state films and applications thereof: The disclosure relates, in one aspect, to porous solid-state films with controlled pore structures obtained by laser perforation. A thin laser-perforated film can comprise a slab defining a plurality of pores distributed in a predetermined arrangement, the plurality of pores having a distribution of sizes bound by a predetermined magnitude.... Agent:

20140193717 - Solid electrolyte, manufacturing method of solid electrolyte, battery and battery pack: According to one embodiment, a solid electrolyte includes a sintered body of ceramic grains. The sintered body includes a crystal plane having an ion conducting path. The crystal plane is oriented in a direction which intersects at least one surface of the solid electrolyte.... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140193718 - Solid electrolyte material, solid electrolyte, and battery: c

20140193720 - Air battery: The preset invention is to provide an air battery including, in an air electrode layer, a needle-shaped carbon material having more reaction starting points of oxygen reduction reaction than conventional carbon materials. Disclosed is an air battery including at least an air electrode, a negative electrode and an electrolyte layer... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140193721 - Aqueous electrolyte battery: An aqueous electrolyte battery is provided with a positive electrode, a negative electrolyte, an aqueous electrolyte, and a deposition portion that promotes deposition of discharge product and that is provided at a location that contacts the aqueous electrolyte and that is a location other than at a catalyst included in... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140193719 - Metal hydride alloy with enhanced surface morphology: The performance of an ABx type metal hydride alloy is improved by adding an element to the alloy which element is operative to enhance the surface area morphology of the alloy. The alloy may include surface regions of differing morphologies.... Agent: Ovonic Battery Company, Inc.

20140193723 - Conductivity control in electrochemical cells: Electrochemical cells having desirable electronic and ionic conductivities, and associated systems and methods, are generally described.... Agent: Sion Power Corporation

20140193722 - Metal hydride alloy with improved low-temperature performance: The performance of an ABx type metal hydride alloy is improved by adding an element to the alloy which element is operative to enhance the surface area morphology of the alloy. The alloy may include surface regions of differing morphologies.... Agent: Ovonic Battery Company, Inc.

20140193724 - Gravity feed flow battery system and method: A gravity feed flow battery system and method are provided. The gravity feed flow battery system includes a first battery stack including a first half-cell utilizing a liquid electrolyte, a first gravity feed system, including at least a first storage tank and a first standpipe, designed to generate a first... Agent: Ashlawn Energy, LLC

20140193727 - Fuel cell system: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell module for generating electrical energy by electrochemical reactions of a fuel gas and an oxygen-containing gas, and a condenser for condensing water vapor in an exhaust gas discharged from the fuel cell module by heat exchange between the exhaust gas and a... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140193725 - Fuel cell system having water vapor condensation protection: A fuel cell system having protection from water vapor condensation is disclosed. The system includes a fuel cell having an input port configured to receive an input gas and a liquid water transient accumulation chamber coupled to the input port. The chamber is configured to accumulate condensed water vapor from... Agent: Lilliputian Systems, Inc.

20140193726 - Full cell system and method of humidifying and cooling the same: A method of humidifying and cooling a fuel cell system is provided. The method of humidifying and cooling a fuel cell system includes: exhausting, by a fuel supply unit, a hydrogen gas to a reservoir in which condensed water of an anode is stored. Additionally, a hydrogen gas and condensed... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140193729 - Fuel cell system and method of operating the same: A fuel cell system includes: a reformer configured to generate a hydrogen-containing gas through a reforming reaction by using a raw material and steam; a raw material supply device configured to supply the raw material to the reformer; a steam supply device configured to supply the steam to the reformer;... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140193728 - Fuel cell system having an air quality sensor suite: A fuel cell system having an air quality sensor suite includes a fuel cell having an anode and a cathode, a fuel source providing a fuel flow, a fuel flow rate sensor having a fuel flow rate sensor output, a fuel flow control device, a fuel oxidizer flow conduit, a... Agent: Lilliputian Systems, Inc.

20140193730 - Bimetallic non-pgm alloys for the electrooxidation of gas fuels in alkaline media: Electrooxidative materials and various method for preparing electrooxidative materials formed from an alloy of oxophilic and electrooxidative metals. The alloy may be formed using methods such as spray pyrolysis or mechanosynthesis and may or may not include a supporting material which may or may not be sacrificial as well as... Agent: Stc.unm

20140193731 - Energy generation system and related uses thereof: A system for converting a waste stream to energy including a water purification device that outputs purified water and a waste stream that includes an electrolyte, a wind and electrolytic energy generation device that receives the waste stream from the water purification device and outputs energy based on the electrolyte... Agent: Concurrent Technologies Corporation

20140193732 - Method of controlling and maximizing the electric efficiency and the power output of a fuel cell: According to another aspect, the present invention concerns a fuel cell suitable for obtaining an electric power output, which comprises, among the other things, control means of the electric efficiency of the fuel cell including means suitable for checking and/or adjusting the current density produced in the fuel cell per... Agent:

20140193733 - Solid oxide fuel cell power plant having a fixed contact oxidation catalyzed section of a multi-section cathode air heat exchanger: The multi-section cathode air heat exchanger (102) includes at least a first heat exchanger section (104), and a fixed contact oxidation catalyzed section (126) secured adjacent each other in a stack association. Cool cathode inlet air flows through cool air channels (110) of the at least first (104) and oxidation... Agent: Utc Power Corporation

20140193734 - Fuel cell system having a pump and related method: A portable fuel cell system and related method are disclosed. The system includes a fuel cell having an anode port through which passes an anode gas, a cathode port through which passes a cathode gas, and an exhaust port through which passes an exhaust gas. The system further includes a... Agent: Lilliputian Systems, Inc.

20140193735 - Low vibration linear motor systems: A portable fuel cell system includes a fuel cell having a fluid path, a pump having a pumping chamber disposed in the fluid path and a mechanical input, an electric motor having a power signal input and having an oscillatory mechanical output coupled to the mechanical input, the mechanical output... Agent: Lilliputian Systems, Inc.

20140193736 - Fuel cell systems and related methods: A fuel cell system having a fuel cell generator and a fuel cartridge that is removably attachable to the fuel cell generator is disclosed. The fuel cartridge includes a housing having a port, a normally closed valve disposed in the housing that gates fuel emerging from the port, the valve... Agent: Lilliputian Systems, Inc.

20140193737 - Membrane-electrode assembly, fuel cell stack, fuel cell system and operation method thereof: A membrane-electrode assembly includes: a polymer electrolyte membrane; catalyst layers disposed on the polymer electrolyte membrane; and gas diffusion layers respectively disposed on the catalyst layers. Each of the gas diffusion layers is constituted by a porous member containing electrically-conductive particles and polymer resin as major components, and a ratio... Agent:

20140193738 - Cell for fuel-cell battery using a proton exchange membrane, with gas diffusion layers of different rigidity at the anode and at the cathode: A cell structure for a fuel-cell battery, which allows the compromise necessary between the reduction in the non-uniformities of mechanical stress to be optimized, with the aim of obtaining a more uniform operation, and the independent accommodation with respect to the defects in planarity/thickness/alignment, while at the same time meeting... Agent:

20140193739 - Oxygen reduction catalyst, method for producing the same, and polymer electrolyte fuel cell: It is an object of the present invention to provide an oxygen reducing catalyst having high catalytic activity and high durability using a transition metal (such as titanium); and a method for producing a fuel cell electrode catalyst using the oxygen reducing catalyst. The present invention provides the oxygen reduction... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20140193740 - Fuel cell comprising a proton-exchange membrane, having an increased service life: A fuel cell includes a proton-exchange membrane, and a cathode and anode fixed on its opposite sides. The anode delimits a flow conduit between a molecular-oxygen inlet area and a water outlet area. The cathode includes a support for catalyst material. The support has first and second materials to which... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20140193741 - Polymer electrolyte membrane for fuel cell, membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell including the same: Disclosed are a polymer electrolyte membrane for fuel cells and a membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell including the same. The polymer electrolyte membrane includes a fluorine-based cation exchange resin having proton conductivity and fibrous nanoparticles having a hydrophilic group. By using the fluorine-based cation exchange resin having proton conductivity... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140193742 - Block copolymer, manufacturing method therefor, and polymer electrolyte material, molded polymer electrolyte, and solid-polymer fuel cell using said block copolymer: The block copolymer of the present invention includes each one or more of: a segment (A1) containing an ionic group; a segment (A2) not containing an ionic group; and a linker moiety connecting the segments. The segment (A1) containing an ionic group comprises a constituent unit represented by a specific... Agent:

20140193743 - Method for the densification of ceramic layers, especially ceramic layers within solid oxide cell (soc) technology, and products obtained by the method: A ceramic layer, especially for use in solid oxide cell (SOC) technology, is densified in a method comprising (a) providing a multilayer system by depositing the porous ceramic layer, which is to be densified, onto the selected system of ceramic layers on a support, (b) pre-sintering the resulting multilayer system... Agent: Danmarks Tekniske Universitet

20140193744 - Heat-curable resin composition, production method of cured article and molded article of the same, cured article, molded article, and separator for a fuel cell: Provided are a heat-curable resin composition that yields a molded article having excellent dimensional accuracy and mechanical property even when high-temperature molding is carried out, a production method of article and a molded article thereof, a cured article, a molded article, and a separator for a fuel cell. A heat-curable... Agent:

20140193745 - Substrate surface structured with thermally stable metal alloy nanoparticles, a method for preparing the same and uses thereof, in particular as a catalyst: The invention relates to a method for preparing a substrate surface structured with thermally stable metal alloy nanoparticles, which method comprises—providing a micellar solution of amphiphilic molecules such as organic diblock or multiblock copolymers in a suitable solvent; —loading the micelles of said micellar solution with metal ions of a... Agent: Max-planck-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Wissenschaften E.v.

20140193746 - Cost-effective core-shell catalyst with high electrochemical stability: e

20140193747 - Metal hydride alloy with catalyst particles and channels: The performance of an ABx type metal hydride alloy is improved by adding an element to the alloy which element is operative to enhance the surface area morphology of the alloy. The alloy may include surface regions of differing morphologies.... Agent: Ovonic Battery Company, Inc.

  
07/03/2014 > 91 patent applications in 65 patent subcategories.

20140186659 - Hybrid battery system for electric and hybrid electric vehicles: A disclosed energy storage system for an application having an energy requirement and a power requirement may include a first component configured to provide the energy requirement of the application and a second component configured to provide the power requirement of the application. At least one of a volume, mass,... Agent: Energy Power Systems, LLC

20140186661 - Battery module and method for cooling the battery module: A battery module and a method for cooling the battery module are provided. The battery module includes a housing having an electrically non-conductive oil disposed therein, and a battery cell disposed in the housing that contacts the electrically non-conductive oil. The battery module further includes first and second heat conductive... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140186660 - Multifunctional web for use in a lead-acid battery: The present invention relates to a multifunctional web for use in a lead-acid battery comprising natural fibres and heat-sealable fibres, the use of the multifunctional web in a lead-acid battery, a lead plate comprising a metal grid coated with a lead paste contacting the multifunctional web, a method of preparing... Agent: Glatfelter Gernsbach Gmbh & Co. Kg

20140186662 - Bus bar case, electric storage apparatus, and vehicle: A bus bar case includes a bus bar holding portion unifying and holding a plurality of bus bars for electrically connecting adjacent cells of a plurality of cells arranged in a predetermined direction, each of the cells having a gas discharge valve, and a hose holding portion provided integrally with... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140186663 - Power storage device: To provide a highly reliable power storage device, to improve the security of a power storage device, and to suppress deterioration of a power storage device, a power storage device includes, inside an exterior material, a positive electrode, a negative electrode facing the positive electrode, an electrolyte solution between the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20140186667 - Battery pack of improved safety: Disclosed herein is a battery pack including a power supply unit including two or more battery cells or battery modules electrically connected to each other, a cut-off portion located at at least one series connection region between the battery cells or modules to interrupt electrical connection in the battery pack... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140186665 - Battery system: A battery system includes a battery cell including a first electrode terminal, a second electrode terminal, and a conductive battery case, a first resistor including a first end which is electrically connected to the first electrode terminal and a second end which is electrically connected to the battery case, a... Agent:

20140186668 - Fire suppression apparatus for a battery pack: Disclosed is an apparatus capable of suppressing a fire of a battery pack when a fire occurs at the battery pack. The fire suppression apparatus includes a fire detection sensor for detecting the probability of fire occurrence at a battery pack, a fire-extinguishing chemical tank containing a fire-extinguishing chemical in... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140186666 - Modular cid assembly for a lithium ion battery: A modular current interrupt device includes an electrically-conductive rupture disc, an electrically-conductive pressure disc attached to the rupture disc to form an electrical pathway. An electrically-insulating ring partitions a perimeter of the rupture disc from a perimeter of the pressure disc, and a seating element secures the electrically-insulated ring to... Agent: Boston-power, Inc.

20140186664 - Safety apparatus of battery module for vehicle: Disclosed herein is a safety apparatus of a battery module for a vehicle. The apparatus includes a plurality of cell terminals which includes an anode terminal and a cathode terminal of a battery cell and the cell terminals are disposed diagonally adjacent to each other. In addition, the apparatus includes... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140186669 - Polymerized lithium ion battery cells and modules with overmolded heat sinks: A lithium ion (Li-ion) battery cell includes a prismatic housing that includes four sides formed by side walls coupled to and extending from a bottom portion of the housing. The housing is configured to receive and hold a prismatic Li-ion electrochemical cell element. The housing includes an electrically nonconductive polymeric... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20140186670 - Secondary battery comprising insulator: Disclosed is a secondary battery having a structure in which a jelly-roll having a cathode/separator/anode structure is mounted in a cylindrical battery case, wherein a plate-shaped insulator mounted on top of the jelly-roll includes a perforated inlet enabling gas discharge and penetration of electrode terminals, a plurality of fine pores... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140186672 - Cable-type secondary battery: s

20140186673 - Cable-type secondary battery and method of preparing the same: Provided is a cable-type secondary battery having a predetermined-shaped horizontal cross section and extending in a longitudinal direction, which includes a hollow core portion having a gel polymer electrolyte injected thereinto, an inner electrode which includes an inner current collector surrounding an outer surface of the hollow core portion and... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140186671 - Secondary cell: The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a secondary cell, comprising the steps of: disposing two sheets of separators (10) above and below a negative electrode plate (30), disposing a positive electrode plate (40) above the upper separator (10) or below the lower separator (10), and supplying elongated each... Agent: Mplus Corp.

20140186674 - Arrangement for securing an energy storage module on a module support: The invention relates to an arrangement comprising an energy storage module, a module carrier, particularly a vehicle body, and a ball lock bolt for fastening the energy storage module on the module carrier.... Agent:

20140186675 - Cooling jacket for battery pack: A cooling jacket for a battery pack includes a first half and a second half. The first half and the second half are substantially identical and flip-ably connected to each other. A channel is provided in between the first half and the second half. Further, a coolant flows in the... Agent: Caterpillar Inc.

20140186676 - Electrical storage device: An electrical storage device includes a housing structure having battery unit housing portions each for housing a battery unit and an attaching object, a plurality of connectors attached to the attaching object, and conductive members connecting between the connectors. The connectors are attached to the attaching object on the battery... Agent: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Limited

20140186677 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes at least one battery module having a plurality of battery cells arranged in one direction, the plurality of battery cells in the at least one battery module being electrically connected to one another, and a housing surrounding the at least one battery module. The housing may... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140186681 - Electrochemical device with improved cycle characteristics: Disclosed is an electrochemical device. The electrochemical device includes: (a) a composite separator including a porous substrate, a first porous coating layer coated on one surface of the porous substrate, and a second porous coating layer coated on the other surface of the porous substrate; (b) an anode disposed to... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140186678 - Lithium secondary battery cell structure: A lithium secondary battery that has a battery cell structure, with improved electrochemical stability between an electrode and an electrolyte. In addition, the lithium secondary battery improves ion conductivity while applying a solid electrolyte. More specifically, a lithium secondary battery comprising a separator formed by an electrolyte between the cathode... Agent:

20140186680 - Separator and electrochemical device comprising the same: Provided is a separator including a porous substrate having a plurality of pores, and a porous coating layer provided on at least one surface of the porous substrate and formed from a mixture of plural inorganic particles and a binder polymer, in which the binder polymer is a result of... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140186679 - Shape memory polymer material compositions, methods and applications: A shape memory polymer material composition comprises: (1) a plurality of inorganic core nanoparticles as netpoints to which is connected; (2) a switching segment that comprises a polymer network. The polymer network comprises: (1) a corona component bonded to each inorganic core nanoparticle through a first chemical linkage; (2) a... Agent: Cornell University

20140186682 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery of the present invention includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. An insulating layer is provided between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The insulating layer contains at least one type of hydrogen carbonate selected from a sodium hydrogen carbonate... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20140186683 - Welding techniques for polymerized lithium ion battery cells and modules: A lithium ion (Li-ion) battery cell includes a housing. The housing includes side walls coupled to and extending from a first portion of the housing to form an opening in the housing opposite the first portion of the housing. The housing includes an electrically nonconductive polymeric (e.g., plastic) material. An... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20140186684 - Electrochemical cell: An electrochemical cell is presented. The cell includes a housing formed of a metallic material. A component is disposed within an anode compartment of the cell that contains an alkali metal. The component comprises a sacrificial metal that has an oxidation potential less than the oxidation potential of the housing... Agent: General Electric Company

20140186685 - Electrode assembly of stair-like structure: Disclosed herein is an electrode assembly mounted in a battery case of a secondary battery. The electrode assembly is configured to have a structure in which a cathode and an anode are stacked in a state in which a separator plate is disposed between the cathode and the anode. The... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140186686 - Nonaqueous secondary battery and separator: A secondary battery in which convection in an electrolyte solution occurs easily is provided. A secondary battery whose electrolyte solution can be replaced is provided. A nonaqueous secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator, and an electrolyte solution, and the separator includes grooves capable of making... Agent: Semicondutor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20140186687 - Polymerized lithium ion battery cells and modules with thermal management features: A lithium ion (Li-ion) battery module includes a container with one or more partitions that define compartments within the container. Each of the compartments is configured to receive and hold a prismatic Li-ion electrochemical cell element, and a cover is configured to be disposed over the container to close the... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20140186688 - Sealing member cap, electric storage device, and method of producing electric storage device: A sealing member cap, which is to be inserted into a through hole of a cell case of an electric storage device together with a sealing member, includes an insertion portion. The insertion portion has a column shape and includes a recess into which the sealing member is inserted. The... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140186689 - Secondary battery: A secondary battery including an electrode assembly; a case accommodating the electrode assembly; a cap plate covering the case; and an electrode terminal electrically connected to the electrode assembly, wherein the cap plate includes at least one bending induction groove at a periphery of a central portion of the cap... Agent:

20140186691 - Ceramic collars for active brazing in sodium-based thermal batteries: The present application provides for ceramic collars and metal rings for active brazing in sodium-based thermal batteries. The ceramic collar may be an alpha-alumina collar configured for active brazing, and thereby sealing, to outer and inner Ni rings for use in NaMx cells. The portions of the alpha-alumina collar active... Agent: General Electric Company

20140186690 - Metal rings for active brazing in sodium-based thermal batteries: The present application provides for metal rings and ceramic collars for active brazing in sodium-based thermal batteries. The metal rings may be outer and inner Ni rings configured for sealing to an alpha-alumina collar via active brazing for use in NaMx cells. The inner and outer Ni metal rings may... Agent: General Electric Company

20140186692 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery is disclosed. In one aspect, the battery includes an electrode assembly having an uncoated region, a case accommodating the electrode assembly therein and an insulation plate disposed on the uncoated region of the electrode assembly. The battery also includes a gasket formed on the insulation plate, wherein... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140186693 - Polymerized lithium ion battery cells and modules with permeability management features: A lithium ion (Li-ion) battery module includes a container with one or more partitions that define compartments within the container. Each of the compartments is configured to receive and hold a prismatic Li-ion electrochemical cell element and electrolyte. The Li-ion battery module also includes a cover configured to be disposed... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20140186694 - Cathode formed using aqueous slurry: In one embodiment, a positive electrode is formed by a process that includes forming a slurry including particles dispersed within a liquid from a electrode formulation and the liquid such that the particles have a particle size distribution D50 of 15 microns or less, coating the slurry on a collector;... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20140186695 - Sulfur-infused carbon for secondary battery materials: In one aspect, a method of producing a sulfur-infused carbonaceous material as a cathode material for use in a Li—S battery is described, including providing a carbonaceous material; mixing elemental sulfur with the carbonaceous material; and heating the mixed sulfur and the carbonaceous material at a temperature from about 445°... Agent: Nanoparticle Organic Hybrid Materials (nohms)

20140186696 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: To provide a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, containing: a positive electrode, which contains a positive electrode active material capable of inserting and detaching anions; a negative electrode, which contains a negative electrode active material capable of accumulating and releasing metal lithium, or lithium ions, or both thereof; and a nonaqueous... Agent:

20140186697 - Structures for interdigitated finger co-extrusion: An electrode structure has an interdigitated layer of at least a first material and a second material, the second material having either higher or similar electrical conductivity of the first material and being more ionically conductivity than the first material, a cross-section of the two materials being non-rectangular.... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

20140186698 - Three dimensional co-extruded battery electrodes: A three dimensional electrode structure having a first layer of interdigitated stripes of material oriented in a first direction, and a second layer of interdigitated stripes of material oriented in a second direction residing on the first layer of interdigitated stripes of material. A method of manufacturing a three dimensional... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

20140186699 - Multilayer conductive film, current collector using same, battery and bipolar battery: A multilayer conductive film includes a layer 1 including a conductive material containing a polymer material 1 having an alicyclic structure and conductive particles 1 and a layer 2 including a material having durability against positive electrode potential. The multilayer conductive film has stability in an equilibrium potential environment in... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20140186700 - Advanced, high power and energy battery electrode manufactured by co-extrusion printing: A battery has an anode, a separator adjacent the anode, and a cathode adjacent the separator opposite the anode, the cathode comprising interdigitated stripes of materials, one of the materials forming a pore channel.... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

20140186701 - Composite anode of lithium-ion batteries: The present invention provides a composite anode for a battery comprising a copper current collector working electrode, at least one anode material comprising at least one of a carbon, a silicon, a conductive agent, and combinations thereof, wherein at least one anode material is deposited on a surface of the... Agent: West Virginia University

20140186702 - Lithium-ion secondary battery: A lithium-ion secondary battery (100A) has a negative electrode current collector (241A) and a negative electrode active material layer (243A) formed on the negative electrode current collector (241A). The negative electrode active material layer (243A) contains a graphite material and a binder. The negative electrode active material layer (243A) has... Agent:

20140186703 - Positive electrode for power storage device and power storage device: Provided is a positive electrode for a power storage device, which has an excellent discharge characteristic irrespective of an oxidized state of polyaniline as a positive active material and which is excellent in storability and handleability. The positive electrode for a power storage device includes polyaniline, where a ratio of... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation

20140186705 - Lithium batteries containing lithium-bearing iron phosphate and carbon: The invention relates to lithium-bearing iron phosphate in the form of micrometric mixed aggregates of nanometric particles, to an electrode and cell resulting therefrom and to the method for manufacturing same, which is characterized by a nanomilling step.... Agent:

20140186704 - Lithium ion secondary battery electrode, manufacturing process for the same, and lithium ion secondary battery using the electrode: A lithium ion secondary battery electrode includes a current collector, an active material layer containing a binder formed on a surface of the current collector, and a coated layer formed on the surface of at least a part of the active material layer, wherein the coated layer consists of an... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

20140186706 - Battery anode with preloaded metals: A method is presented for fabricating an anode preloaded with consumable metals. The method provides a material (X), which may be one of the following materials: carbon, metals able to be electrochemically alloyed with a metal (Me), intercalation oxides, electrochemically active organic compounds, and combinations of the above-listed materials. The... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20140186707 - Battery with an anode preloaded with consumable metals: A method is provided for fabricating a battery using an anode preloaded with consumable metals. The method forms an ion-permeable membrane immersed in an electrolyte. A preloaded anode is immersed in the electrolyte, comprising MeaX, where X is a material such as carbon, metal capable of being alloyed with Me,... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20140186708 - Iron oxyfluoride electrodes for electrochemical energy storage: The present invention provides electrochemical energy storage systems comprising metallolyte composites, iron fluoride composites and iron oxyfluoride composites. The present invention further provides methods for fabricating metallolyte composites.... Agent:

20140186710 - Nickel composite hydroxide and method for producing the same, positive electrode active material and method for producing the same as well as nonaqueous electrolytic secondary cell: A nickel composite hydroxide represented by Ni1-x-y-zCoxMnyMz(OH)2+A (where 0≦x≦0.35, 0≦y≦0.35, 0≦z≦0.1, 0<x+y, 0<x+y+z≦0.7, 0≦A≦0.5, with M being at least one of V, Mg, Al, Ti, Mo, Nb, Zr and W), a plate-shaped crystal core is generated by allowing a crystal core generating aqueous solution containing cobalt and/or manganese to have... Agent: Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.

20140186709 - Positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, manufacturing method of same, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using same: (where M1 represents at least one element selected from transition metal elements other than Ni, elements of the second group of the Periodic System and elements of the thirteenth group of the Periodic System; a satisfies the condition 0.01≦a≦0.5; and b satisfies the condition 0.85≦b≦1.05). The content of carbon in... Agent: Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.

20140186711 - Alkaline secondary battery: In an alkaline secondary battery including a gelled negative electrode containing zinc alloy powder, an aspect ratio of a particle of the zinc alloy powder is within a range of 2.0-2.4, and the zinc alloy contains 150-350 ppm of bismuth, and 600-1500 ppm of indium.... Agent:

20140186712 - Method and apparatus for improving charge acceptance of lead-acid batteries: An electrode and a lead-acid battery including the same are disclosed. The electrode comprises active material comprising lead and a carbon additive configured to increase a charge input of the lead-acid battery by at least 17%, relative to a negative electrode without the carbon additive.... Agent: Energy Power Systems LLC

20140186713 - Carbon fluoride cathodes and batteries made therefrom: Electrochemical cells containing a stoichiometric capacity ratio of carbon-treated carbon monofluoride to carbon monofluoride being greater than 1:1 provide electrochemical cells having a tunable end-of-service indication.... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.

20140186714 - Cathodic active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, cathode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A cathodic active material for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery according to the invention includes a lithium-containing transition metal phosphate containing Li and a transition metal. A transition metal site and P site of the lithium-containing transition metal phosphate are replaced by elements other than elements contained in the lithium-containing... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20140186715 - Method for manufacturing separator, separator, and battery using separator: A method for manufacturing a polyolefin-based porous separator includes forming a sheet containing a polyolefin-based resin and a diluent, extracting the diluent from the sheet by using an extracting apparatus, and forming a separator by drying the extracted sheet using a drying apparatus provided with an inlet. The shortest distance... Agent:

20140186716 - Protected active metal electrode and device with the electrode: A protected active metal electrode and a device with the electrode are provided. The protected active metal electrode includes an active metal substrate and a protection layer on a surface of the active metal substrate. The protection layer at least includes a metal thin film covering the surface of the... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20140186718 - Gel polymer electrolyte and lithium polymer battery: The disclosure relates to a gel polymer electrolyte and/or polymer modified electrode materials for lithium batteries. The gel polymer electrolyte or the polymer modified electrode material includes at least a polymer represented by the following formula (I):... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20140186717 - Lithium ion battery: A lithium ion battery includes a cathode, an anode, and an electrolyte sandwiched between the cathode and the anode. The cathode includes a cathode active material. The anode is spaced from the cathode. The cathode active material includes a sulfur grafted poly(pyridinopyridine). The sulfur grafted poly(pyridinopyridine) includes a poly(pyridinopyridine) matrix... Agent: Tsinghua University

20140186719 - Nasicon-polymer electrolyte structure: A method is provided for forming a sodium-containing particle electrolyte structure. The method provides sodium-containing particles (e.g., NASICON), dispersed in a liquid phase polymer, to form a polymer film with sodium-containing particles distributed in the polymer film. The liquid phase polymer is a result of dissolving the polymer in a... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20140186720 - Material for solid electrolyte: A material capable of producing a sintered body of cubic system garnet type Li7La3Zr2O12 as a solid electrolyte having specified ion conductivity by firing at relatively low temperature in short time. The material for the solid electrolyte is an oxide containing Li, La, Zr and Bi, and the oxide has... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20140186721 - Non-aqueous electrolyte for lithium-ion battery: An electrolyte including an alkali metal salt; a polar aprotic solvent; and a triazinane trione; wherein the electrolyte is substantially non-aqueous.... Agent: Uchicago Argonne, LLC

20140186722 - Non-aqueous electrolyte solution and lithium secondary battery comprising the same: Provided are a non-aqueous electrolyte solution including propylene carbonate (PC) and lithium bis(fluorosulfonyl)imide (LiFSI), 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 may improve low-temperature output characteristics, high-temperature cycle characteristics, output characteristics after high-temperature storage,... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140186723 - Systems and methods for wide temperature operation for lithium-ion battery cells: The present disclosure relates generally to the field of batteries and battery modules. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to battery cells that may be used in vehicular contexts, as well as other energy storage/expending applications. An electrolyte solution includes at least one ester solvent and a plurality of additives.... Agent: Johnson Controls Technology Company

20140186724 - Multi-layer structures prepared by layer-by-layer assembly: A protective layer can be deposited on a surface of an porous polymer separator placing on a Li-metal electrode to protect against adverse electrochemical activity in a battery. The protective layer can be a multilayered structure including graphene oxide.... Agent:

20140186725 - Fuel cell system and method of purging the same: A fuel cell system and a method of purging the same are provided. The fuel cell system includes: a fuel cell stack that includes a fuel electrode and an air electrode as well as an air supply unit that supplies air of a blower to the air electrode via a... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140186727 - Humidification apparatus for fuel cell system: A humidification apparatus for a fuel cell system is provided herein. A membrane humidifier includes humid air inlets, through which humid air discharged from a cathode of a fuel cell stack is introduced, and air outlets, through which air humidifying dry air in hollow fiber membranes is discharged, an air... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140186726 - Method to diagnose fuel cell humidification problems: A system and method for determining if an RH sensor that measures the relative humidity of cathode inlet air provided to a fuel cell stack or an HFR circuit that measures stack water content is operating properly. The method provides the cathode inlet air through a WVT unit that increases... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140186728 - Use of ammonia as source of hydrogen fuel and as a getter for air-co2 in alkaline membrane fuel cells: Embodiments of the invention provide an ammonia operated fuel cell system including an alkaline membrane fuel cell (AMFC) having an anode, and an ammonia thermal cracker including a combustion chamber, the cracker being in gas communication with an ammonia source, and configured to provide a supply of H2 directly to... Agent: Cellera, Inc.

20140186729 - High temperature fuel cell system with integrated heat exchanger network: A fuel cell system includes a plurality of fuel cells arranged into a stack. A combustor receives a cathode exhaust flow from the fuel cell cathodes and a flow of fuel. The fuel is oxidized in the combustor by the cathode exhaust to produce a mixed exhaust flow. A cathode... Agent: Modine Manufacturing Company

20140186732 - Fuel cell cooling system for vehicle and fuel cell-powered vehicle: The grill shutter is disposed between the front grill and the air intake duct. The grill shutter is capable of opening or closing shutter members and regulating positions of the shutter members when being opened. When a maximum supplied flow rate of air provided by the wind during running is... Agent: Suzuki Motor Corporation

20140186730 - Heating apparatus and method for fuel cell: A heating apparatus for a fuel cell that includes heating units that extend in the stacking direction of a plurality of separators, in contact with upper ends and lower ends of air intake sides of the stacked separators.... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140186731 - Operating a redox flow battery with a negative electrolyte imbalance: Loss of flow battery electrode catalyst layers during self-discharge or charge reversal may be prevented by establishing and maintaining a negative electrolyte imbalance during at least parts of a flow battery's operation. Negative imbalance may be established and/or maintained actively, passively or both. Actively establishing a negative imbalance may involve... Agent: Enervault Corporation

20140186734 - Diagnostic and heat management system for fuel cell stack: A diagnostic and heat management system for a fuel cell stack is provided herein that includes a diagnostic control analyzer that diagnoses and analyzes a state of the fuel cell stack by measuring a voltage and a current of the fuel cell stack. Also, an AC signal generator generates a... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140186733 - Fuel cell system with anode recycling: A fuel cell system including: a fuel cell assembly; a fuel feed conduit; a gas feed conduit; an anode exhaust. The anode exhaust conduit is in fluid communication with the fuel feed conduit and at least a portion of a fluid in the anode exhaust conduit is recycled to the... Agent: Saint-gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.

20140186735 - Method of operating fuel cell system: A method of operating a fuel cell system includes calculating voltages that are generated in each cell of a stack. It is determined whether the voltages satisfy a voltage stability condition. When it is determined that the voltages satisfy the voltage stability condition, it is determined whether a moisture balance... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140186736 - Fuel cell module: Provided is a solid oxide fuel cell module that is small in size and is capable of stably generating power. A plurality of power generation units and are located such that a first fuel cell and an oxidant gas preheater connected to a second fuel cell adjacent to the first... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20140186737 - Fuel cell connector and method of using the same: The present invention involves an electrically-conductive fuel cell electrode connector, the connector including an opening and a slot, the slot connecting an interrupted external edge of the connector to the opening to delimit a first flap and a second flap of the connector. A method of using the connector comprising... Agent: Paxitech

20140186738 - Fuel cell stack for preventing deterioration of end cell: A fuel cell stack preventing deterioration of an end cell, which has a structure for preventing cooling of a neighbor cell adjacent to a closed end plate, is provided. To this end, an open end plate and a closed end plate, which are provided on a first side and a... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140186739 - Micro-tubular solid oxide fuel cell arrangement: A micro-tubular solid oxide fuel cell arrangement includes two micro-tubular elements having a tubular inner electrode, covered on its outer surface with an electrolyte, the electrolyte being covered on its outer surface with a tubular outer electrode; and a connection element arranged between the micro-tubular elements for connecting one end... Agent: The European Union, Represented By The European Commission

20140186740 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack which can achieve a high output voltage even with a reduced number of staked cells using a separator in which two or more reaction areas are connected in an insulated manner. In detail, a fuel cell stack, which employs a separator with a structure in which... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140186741 - Series-connected fuel cell assembly: A series-connected fuel cell assembly includes a plurality of electrode plates and a plurality of exchange membranes. Each of the exchange membranes is held between two of the electrode plates. The electrode plates include at least three outer electrode plates, each of which is provided with a connecting surface. The... Agent: National Central University

20140186742 - Catalyst for fuel cell, and electrode for fuel cell, membrane-electrode assembly for fuel cell, and fuel cell system including same: A catalyst for an electrode of a membrane-electrode assembly of a fuel cell system is provided herein. More specifically, the catalyst includes a first catalyst including platinum supported on carbon, and a second catalyst including an Ir—Ru alloy.... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140186743 - Fuel cell catalyst layer and uses thereof: Provided is a fuel cell catalyst layer which has a catalytic performance equivalent to or higher than fuel cell catalyst layers containing platinum alone and which is inexpensive. The fuel cell catalyst layer of the present invention includes a metal oxycarbonitride-containing layer (I) and a platinum-containing layer (II). It is... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20140186744 - Nanostructured ptxmy catalyst for pemfc cells having a high activity and a moderate h2o2 production: A method of manufacturing a catalyst for a PtxMy-based PEMFC, M being a transition metal, including the steps of: depositing PtxMy nanostructures on a support; annealing the nanostructures; depositing a PtxMy layer at the surface of the nanostructures thus formed; and chemically leaching metal M. It also aims at the... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20140186745 - Air feed device for a fuel cell: An air feed device (1) for a fuel cell, having a shaft (2); a compressor wheel (4) fastened to one of the ends (5, 20) of the shaft (2), a bearing arrangement (6, 7, 8) arranged in a bearing housing (9) for mounting the shaft (2), and an electric motor... Agent: Borgwarner Inc.

20140186746 - Apparatus for insulating exposed charging part of fuel cell stack: An apparatus for insulating a plurality of exposed live parts of a fuel cell stack, includes a plurality of protectors. Each of the plurality of protectors is made of an insulating material and configured to insulate a corresponding one of the plurality of exposed live parts to which a corresponding... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140186747 - Composite filaments having thin claddings, arrays of composite filaments, fabrication and applications thereof: A method of fabricating composite filaments is provided. An initial composite filament including a core and a cladding (such as a Pt-group metal) is cut into smaller pieces (or is first mechanically reduced and then cut into smaller pieces). The smaller pieces of the filaments are inserted into a metal... Agent: The Trustees Of Columbia University In The City Of New York

20140186748 - Method for producing alloy catalyst for fuel cells using silica coating: Disclosed is a method for producing an alloy catalyst supported on carbon, including the steps of: dispersing alloy particles into a mixed solution of water with alcohol, introducing a silica precursor thereto, and carrying out sol-gel reaction in the presence of a basic catalyst to obtain silica-coated alloy particles; supporting... Agent: Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation, Yonsei University

20140186749 - Plated photopolymer based fuel cell: A fuel cell component includes a first fluid distribution layer, a second fluid distribution layer, a cap layer, a third fluid distribution layer, and a pair of fluid diffusion medium layers. The individual layers are polymeric, mechanically integrated, and formed from a radiation-sensitive material. The first fluid distribution layer, the... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

  
06/26/2014 > 88 patent applications in 55 patent subcategories.

20140178715 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a bare cell; a cap plate coupled to the bare cell; and a protective circuit module on the cap plate, wherein the protective circuit module includes a first printed circuit board and a second printed circuit board on the first printed circuit board.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140178716 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a battery cell; a case comprising a first case and a second case coupled together and accommodating the battery cell, wherein the first case includes a first rib extending circumferentially around the first case and generally defining a battery cell accommodation space for the battery cell... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140178717 - Battery pack: A battery pack includes a bare cell having a groove on a first surface thereof; a protective circuit module on the first surface of the bare cell; and a terminal portion being coupled to the protective circuit module by a coupling, wherein at least a portion of the groove is... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140178718 - Electrochemical device: An electrochemical device includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution. The positive electrode is formed of an electrode material including an anion doped conductive polymer. The negative electrode is formed of an electrode material capable of absorbing and releasing a lithium ion. The electrolyte solution includes... Agent: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

20140178719 - Immersion tolerant energy storage system: The present disclosure relates to an immersion tolerant electrical energy storage system for use with electric vehicles. The energy storage system is equipped with a sealed battery unit and a sealed heat exchanger that cooperates to inhibit the intrusion of fluids and other contaminants into the system. The ability to... Agent: Magna Steyr

20140178720 - Measuring method for an electrochemical energy storage device and measuring apparatus: The measurement method according to the invention for an electrochemical energy storage device involves the electrochemical energy storage device being held (S1) and having contact made with it (S2) in a holding device. The electrochemical energy storage device is charged (S3) to a predetermined first charge state. The electrochemical energy... Agent: Li-tec Battery Gmbh

20140178721 - Battery pack having novel cooling structure: A battery pack including battery cells or unit modules (unit cells), configured to have a structure including a battery module group including one or more battery modules each having the unit cells mounted in a pack case in a state in which the unit cells are uprightly arranged in a... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140178723 - Battery block and battery module comprising same: A battery block includes a plurality of tubular batteries arranged and housed in a holder. Each of the batteries includes a first external terminal, and a second external terminal. The holder includes a first holder having first tubular housing portions housing upper portions of the batteries in an axis direction,... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140178722 - Battery mounting and cooling system: A battery system is provided in which the batteries are mounted between a pair of substrates, the system further including at least one cooling tube mounted next to the batteries, the cooling tube used to withdraw heat from the batteries via a circulating liquid coolant.... Agent: Tesla Motors, Inc.

20140178724 - Nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack: According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a case member, a negative electrode terminal, an electrode group, a negative electrode lead, a rupture member, and a gas releasing portion. The electrode group is provided in the case member, and includes positive and negative electrodes. The negative electrode lead... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140178731 - Battery and method of manufacturing battery: It is a task of the invention to provide a battery that allows a gas produced inside a flat wound electrode body to be easily discharged to the outside of the electrode body, and restrains an electrolytic solution (a retained electrolytic solution) extruded from the flat wound electrode body through... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140178726 - Cable-type secondary battery:

20140178727 - Cable-type secondary battery: The present invention relates to a cable-type secondary battery comprising a polymer electrolyte having a first electrolyte layer comprising a mixture of a first polymer and a first organic electrolyte solution in a weight ratio of 50:50 and 80:20; and a second electrolyte layer formed on at least one surface... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140178728 - Energy storage device with porous electrode: A method of fabricating an energy storage device with a large surface area electrode comprises: providing an electrically conductive substrate; depositing a semiconductor layer on the electrically conductive substrate, the semiconductor layer being a first electrode; anodizing the semiconductor layer, wherein the anodization forms pores in the semiconductor layer, increasing... Agent: Applied Materials, Inc.

20140178729 - Flexible jelly-roll type secondary battery: There is provided a jelly-roll type electrode assembly. In the jelly-roll type electrode assembly including a cathode including a cathode active material coating layer and an anode including an anode active material coating layer, with a separation film interposed therebetween, and formed to be rolled, the jelly-roll type electrode assembly... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140178730 - Non-aqueous electrolyte battery: A non-aqueous electrolyte battery is disclosed. The non-aqueous electrolyte battery include a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The negative electrode includes an anode mixture layer having a volume density of 1.70 to 1.90 g/cm3 prior to being subjected... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140178732 - Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: Provided is a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery having a high capacity and an improved cycle life. The battery includes an electrode group and a non-aqueous electrolyte, and has a volume energy density of 650 Wh/L or more. The electrode group includes wound positive and negative electrodes with a separator interposed... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140178725 - Secondary battery with excellent productivity and safety: Disclosed is a secondary battery having a structure in which a jelly-roll having a cathode/separator/anode structure is mounted in a cylindrical battery case and a plate-shaped insulator is mounted on top of the jelly-roll, wherein the insulator has a porous structure in which a plurality of fine pores communicate in... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140178733 - Battery device, electronic apparatus, and battery system: Disclosed is a battery device including a battery enclosure incorporating a battery cell. The battery device further includes an output terminal that outputs power of the battery cell. The battery enclosure includes a first surface, a second surface, a first step surface, a second step surface, a first engaging portion,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140178734 - Middle or large-sized battery pack case providing improved distribution uniformity of coolant flux: Disclosed herein is a middle- or large-sized battery pack case in which a battery module having a plurality of stacked battery cells, which can be charged and discharged, is mounted, wherein the battery pack case is provided with a coolant inlet port and a coolant outlet port, which are disposed... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140178735 - Redox flow battery system: A redox flow battery system having an electrochemical cell and an energy reservoir. The system includes a cathodic compartment, an anodic compartment, a separator that divides the two compartments, and an energy reservoir which contains an electro-active material, electro-active ions, an electrolyte, and a redox mediator. The reservoir is connected... Agent: National University Of Singapore

20140178737 - Battery: The battery has rod cells, which are arranged next to one another in multiple rows and the end-side electrical contacts of which are respectively electrically connected to one another in parallel and in series by a common contact plate. For effective cooling, a flat heat exchange pocket, through which a... Agent: Obrist Powertrain Gmbh

20140178736 - Battery module for an electric vehicle, and method of assembly thereof: A battery module for an electric vehicle includes an auxiliary power module (APM) and at least one battery pack assembly. The battery pack assembly includes a plurality of battery frames, each with at least one battery cell disposed within it, and a plurality of cooling plates, each in thermal communication... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140178738 - Electronic device: There is provided an electronic device includes a detachable battery pack from a casing; and a battery pack loading section in which the battery pack is loaded. The battery pack loading section includes a battery receiving surface that receives a battery and a peripheral wall that is formed at the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140178741 - Laminated porous film and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery: The present invention provides a laminated porous film and a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery. The laminated porous film is a laminated porous film in which a heat-resistant layer comprising a binder resin and a filler is laminated on one or both of the surfaces of a porous film substrate mainly... Agent: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

20140178739 - Positive electrode for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including same: Disclosed is a positive electrode for a rechargeable lithium battery that includes a positive active material including lithium-nickel cobalt manganese composite metal oxide, wherein the positive active material has an increase rate of a specific surface area of from about 66.4% to about 77.5% after pressing relative to a specific... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140178740 - Separator and electrochemical device having the same: The present invention refers to a method of preparing a separator, a separator prepared therefrom and an electrochemical device having the separator. The method of preparing a separator according to the present invention comprises providing a planar and porous substrate having multiple pores; and coating a first slurry on at... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140178742 - System and method for battery insulation: In accordance with an embodiment of the invention, an assembly of tubular cell insulator casings is provided. The assembly includes a plurality of tubular cell insulator casings, wherein each cell insulator casing is open at a top end and configured to surround at least one of a plurality of electrically... Agent: General Electric Company

20140178743 - Electric battery and means for encapsulating same: An electric battery including a microbattery provided with first and second current collectors and an encapsulation device including an electrically-conductive and sealing layer formed by a matrix made of polymer material including electrically-conductive particles. First and second connection pads made of electrically-conductive material are respectively electrically connected to the first... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20140178744 - Battery terminal, battery cover plate assembly, battery and battery pack: A battery terminal includes an outer terminal segment, the outer terminal segment being made of a first conductive material; an inner terminal segment being made of a second conductive material different from the first conductive material and having an upper end connected to a lower end of the outer terminal... Agent: Shenzhen Byd Auto R&d Company Limited

20140178745 - Packaging for cable-type secondary battery and cable-type secondary battery comprising the same: b

20140178746 - Sealed battery: A sealed battery includes a current-collecting terminal member; a gasket that electrically insulates a lid member and the current-collecting terminal member from each other; and a connection member that connects the current-collecting terminal member and an external terminal member. The connection member and the current-collecting terminal member are connected by... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140178747 - Composite electrode material of lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery: A composite electrode material of a lithium secondary battery and a lithium secondary battery are provided. The composite electrode material of the lithium secondary battery at least includes an electrode active powder and a nanoscale coating layer coated on the surface of the electrode active powder, wherein the nanoscale coating... Agent:

20140178748 - Electrolyte additive and electrolyte including same and lithium rechargeable battery including electrolyte: c

20140178750 - Lithium/graphite fluoride primary battery and method for its manufacturing: A lithium/graphite fluoride primary battery prepared by a process which includes providing a graphite fluoride powder, mechanically milling the graphite fluoride powder so as to obtain an active material, providing a mixture comprising the active material and an electrically conductive carbon so as to form a part of a positive... Agent: Karlsruher Institut Fuer Technologie

20140178749 - Positive active material for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery: In an aspect, a positive active material for a rechargeable lithium battery that includes a first positive active material; and a second positive active material including LiaMn1-xMxO2 (M is selected from Co, Ni, Mn, Fe. Cu, V, Si, Al, Sn, Pb, Sn, Ti, Sr, Mg, Ca or a combination thereof;... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140178751 - Lithium ion secondary battery and electrolyte additive for the same: Provided is an electrolyte additive for a lithium ion secondary battery including an organic lithium compound and a hyper-branched structure material. The electrolyte additive enhances the decomposition voltage of the electrolyte up to 5.5 V, and increases the heat endurable temperature by 10° C. or more. The safety of the... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20140178752 - Cyclotriphosphazene compound, method of preparing the same, electrolyte for lithium secondary battery including the cyclotriphosphazene compound, and lithium secondary battery including the electrolyte: o

20140178754 - Anode active material for lithium secondary battery, method of preparing the same, and lithium secondary battery including the anode active material: Since the anode active material of the present invention is used in an anode of a lithium secondary battery, conductivity may not only be improved but the physical bonding force between the silicon oxide particles and the fiber-type carbon may also be increased. Thus, the performance of the battery may... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140178756 - Composite particles for electrochemical device electrode, material for electrochemical device electrode, electrochemical device electrode, and electrochemical device: Composite particles for electrochemical device electrode containing an electrode active material and a particle-shaped binder, wherein said binder includes a copolymer which contains a nitrile group-containing monomer unit, a monomer unit which has an acidic functional group, and a monomer unit which contains a C4 or more linear alkylene structure,... Agent: Zeon Corporation

20140178753 - Lithium ion battery and electrode structure thereof: A lithium ion battery and an electrode structure thereof are provided. The electrode structure at least includes a current collecting substrate, an electrode active material layer on the current collecting substrate, and a complex thermo-sensitive coating layer sandwiched in between the current collecting substrate and the electrode active material layer.... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20140178755 - Negative-electrode terminal for cell: A negative-electrode terminal for a cell in which separation between a first metal layer and a second metal layer hardly takes place is provided by suppressing excess formation of an intermetallic compound on a bond interface between the first metal layer and the second metal layer. This negative-electrode terminal for... Agent: Neomax Materials Co., Ltd.

20140178757 - Nonaqueous secondary battery and method of using the same: A nonaqueous secondary battery having a positive electrode having a positive electrode mixture layer, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte, in which the positive electrode contains, as an active material, a lithium-containing transition metal oxide containing a metal element selected from the group consisting of Mg, Ti, Zr, Ge,... Agent: Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

20140178758 - Device for producing an electric current and method for making the same: Disclosed is a device for producing an electric current and a method for making the same. The device for producing an electric current, comprising: an anode comprising a stack formed by alternately stacking of at least one Si layer and at least one carbon material layer, and a LiPON layer... Agent: Epistar Corporation

20140178759 - Graphene-supported metal oxide monolith: A composition comprising at least one graphene-supported metal oxide monolith, said monolith comprising a three-dimensional structure of graphene sheets crosslinked by covalent carbon bonds, wherein the graphene sheets are coated by at least one metal oxide such as iron oxide or titanium oxide. Also provided is an electrode comprising the... Agent: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC

20140178760 - High capacity cathode material with stabilizing nanocoatings: A positive electrode active material comprising a lithium rich metal oxide active composition coated with aluminum zinc oxide coating composition is disclosed. The aluminum zinc oxide can be represented by the formula AlxZn1-3x/2O, where x is from about 0.01 to about 0.6. In some embodiments, the material can have an... Agent: Envia Systems, Inc.

20140178761 - Fabrication method for metal battery electrode with pyrolyzed coating: A method is provided for forming a metal battery electrode with a pyrolyzed coating. The method provides a metallorganic compound of metal (Me) and materials such as carbon (C), sulfur (S), oxygen (O), and combinations of the above-listed materials, expressed as MeXCYNZSXXOYY, where Me is a metal such as tin... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20140178762 - Negative active material for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing the same, and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: Disclosed are a negative active material for a rechargeable lithium battery including a spherically-shaped natural graphite-modified composite particle including: a spherically-shaped natural graphite particle where flake-shaped natural graphite fragments build up and assemble into a cabbage or random shape; and amorphous or semi-crystalline carbon, wherein an open gap between the... Agent: Knu-industry Cooperation Foundation

20140178763 - Self-assembled composite of graphene oxide and tetravalent vanadium oxohydroxide: A composite material comprising graphene oxide and an electrochemically active ingredient, in particular H4−xV3O8 with x ranging from 0.1 to 2.2, as well as a method for its manufacture were developed. The composite material is suitable for being used as electrode in an electrochemical cell.... Agent: Belenos Clean Power Holding Ag

20140178764 - Negative active material for rechargeable lithium battery, negative electrode and rechargeable lithium battery including same: In an aspect, a negative active material for a rechargeable lithium battery that includes amorphous carbon, wherein the amorphous carbon may generally have a relatively larger average lattice distance (d002) than graphite is provided.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140178765 - Positive electrode active substance, positive electrode, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery:

20140178766 - Collector and electrode structure, non-aqueous electrolyte cell, electrical double layer capacitor, lithium ion capacitor, or electrical storage device using same: Provided is a technique to confirm the performance of the conductive resin layer of a current collector without actually preparing an electrode structure, a non-aqueous electrolyte battery, an electrical double layer capacitor, a lithium ion capacitor, or an electrical storage device, and to confirm the performance of the conductive resin... Agent: Uacj Corporation

20140178767 - Secondary battery, battery pack and car: A secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode containing a metal compound having a lithium ion absorption potential of 0.2V (vs. Li/Li+) or more, a separator and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The separator is provided between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The separator comprises cellulose fibers and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140178768 - All solid state battery and producing method therefor: The present invention provides an all solid state battery for inhibiting interface resistance between a cathode active material and a solid electrolyte material. The invention solves the problem by providing a solid state battery comprising a cathode active material layer, an anode active material layer and a solid electrolyte layer... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140178769 - Layer system, energy store, and method for manufacturing an energy store: A layer system includes at least three layers, the three layers including a top electrode layer, a bottom electrode layer, and an electrolyte layer situated between the top electrode layer and the bottom electrode layer. The electrolyte layer has a solid-state electrolyte, and at least one of the top and... Agent:

20140178770 - Electrolytes for dendrite-free energy storage devices having high coulombic effciency: The Coulombic efficiency of lithium deposition/stripping can be improved while also substantially preventing lithium dendrite formation and growth using particular electrolyte compositions. Embodiments of the electrolytes include organic solvents and their mixtures to form high-quality SEI layers on the lithium anode surface and to prevent further reactions between lithium and... Agent: Battelle Memorial Institute

20140178771 - Cyano-benzimidazole salts for electrochemical cells and method for synthesis thereof: The present invention discloses a new metal cyano-substituted benzimidazolide salt having formula (I) and its preparation. This new cyano-substituted benzimidazole derivatives exhibited excellent thermal stability. The organic salt of the present invention were soluble in an alkyl carbonate solvent, such as propylene carbonate (PC), dimethyl carbonate (DMC) and ethylene carbonate... Agent: National Taiwan University Of Science And Technology

20140178772 - Electrolyte for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: In Chemical Formula 1, R and R′ are independently a substituted or unsubstituted C1 to C6 alkyl group, or a substituted or unsubstituted C1 to C6 fluoroalkyl group, wherein at least one of R and R′ is the substituted or unsubstituted C1 to C6 fluoroalkyl group, and a substitution ratio... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140178773 - Magnesium compound, electrolyte solution for magnesium battery, and magnesium battery including the electrolyte solution: wherein, in Formula 1, X1 is a halogen atom; and at least one of X2 and X3 each independently is an electron withdrawing group, wherein, when X2 or X3 is not an electron withdrawing group, X2 or X3 is a hydrogen atom, a C1-C20 alkyl group, or a C6-C20 aryl... Agent:

20140178774 - Cathode material for lithium-oxygen battery: A lithium-oxygen battery may include an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte between, and in contact with, the anode and the cathode. The anode may include lithium and/or a lithium alloy. In some examples, the cathode defines a surface that is predominantly metal oxide with an electron conductivity of at... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140178776 - Lithium-air battery and lithium anode composite thereof: A lithium-air battery having a lithium anode composite and an air electrode. The lithium anode composite includes a plate-shaped or strip-shaped anode current collector; two plate-shaped anode layers made from metallic lithium, an alloy primarily composed of lithium, or a compound primarily composed of lithium and arranged to sandwich a... Agent: Suzuki Motor Corporation

20140178775 - Protected anode for lithium air battery and lithium air battery including the same: l

20140178777 - Protected anode, lithium air battery including the same, and method of preparing ion conductive protective layer:

20140178778 - Fuel cell system: The object is to suppress degradation of the durability of an electrolyte membrane caused by deformation by expansion and contraction of the electrolyte membrane. A controller 150 calculates a humidity P of an electrolyte membrane 112 based on a cell resistance value (step S11) and determines whether the humidity P... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140178779 - Fuel cell system comprising a water separator: A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell with an anode chamber and a cathode chamber. The fuel cell system also includes a recirculation device that recirculates anode exhaust gas to the anode input, which includes a discharge line for discharging liquid and/or gas from the region of the recirculation... Agent: Daimler Ag

20140178780 - Water activated instant hydrogen generator with passive control on hydrogen demand: Apparatus for generating hydrogen gas are provided herein. In some embodiments, an apparatus for generating hydrogen gas may include a first chamber; a first mixture comprising a chemical hydride and a catalyst disposed within the first chamber; a second chamber coupled to the first chamber; a connector; a third chamber... Agent: U.s. Army Research Laboratory Attn: Rdrl-loc-i

20140178781 - Fuel cell system and method of heat recovery thereof: The present invention provides a fuel cell system, and the fuel cell system comprises a fuel cell, an after burner, a heat exchanger and a reformer. The after burner connects with the fuel cell to receive rest-bar of the fuel cell and produce a gas with high temperature. The heat... Agent:

20140178782 - Garbage in power out (gipo) thermal conversion process: A system for gasifying a carbonaceous feedstock, such as municipal waste, to generate power includes a devolatilization reactor that creates char from the feedstock and a gasifier that creates a product gas from both the char and from volatiles released when devolatilizing the feedstock. The product gas is reacted in... Agent: Sustainable Waste Power Systems, LLC

20140178783 - Offset control arrangement and method for controlling voltage values in a fuel cell system: An offset control arrangement is disclosed for controlling voltage values in a fuel cell system including an anode side, a cathode side and an electrolyte between the anode side and the cathode side. The fuel cell system can include at least one fuel cell array of at least two fuel... Agent: Convion Oy

20140178784 - Active thermal management system for fuel cell stack: An active thermal management system for a fuel cell stack controls the distribution of coolant flow for each unit cell of the fuel cell stack based on the temperature distribution measured at unit cells of the fuel cell stack. A coolant distribution means is capable of controlling the distribution of... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140178785 - Fuel cell with porous material-gasket integrated structure: Disclosed is a fuel cell with a porous material-gasket integrated structure, which can facilitate the flow of gas and water by stacking a porous material-gasket integrated structure, in which a porous material and a gasket are integrally molded, on a separator. In particular, the present invention provides a fuel cell... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140178786 - Sofc hot box components: Various hot box fuel cell system components are provided, such as heat exchangers, steam generator and other components.... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20140178787 - Solid oxide fuel cell assembly and method for forming seal: Disclosed herein is a solid oxide fuel cell assembly, including: one or more unit cell, a box-shaped housing provided in the unit cell so as to prevent fuel and air from contacting with each other; a metal plate provided with one or more penetration hole in a plate shape partitioning... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140178788 - Catalyst slurry for fuel cell, electrode prepared using the same, membrane-electrode assembly including the electrode, fuel cell including the membrane-electrode assembly, and method of preparing the electrode: A catalyst slurry for a fuel cell, an electrode manufactured using the catalyst slurry, a membrane-electrode assembly including the electrode, a fuel cell including the membrane-electrode assembly, and a method of manufacturing the electrode are provided. The catalyst slurry includes a catalyst material, an acid component, a binder, and a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140178789 - Fuel cell: A fuel cell includes a solid polymer electrolyte membrane, and a cathode separator and an anode separator sandwiching a solid polymer electrolyte membrane therebetween. The fuel cell includes an oxidant gas channel including a plurality of wave-shaped channel portions extending in a horizontal direction. Part of one of the plurality... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140178790 - Process for producing oxygen reducing catalyst and uses thereof: A process for producing an oxygen reducing catalyst including a step of heat-treating, in a non-oxidizing atmosphere, a catalyst precursor including a compound (i) supplying a carbon element and a nitrogen element by heating in a non-oxidizing atmosphere, and a compound (ii) containing at least one element of iron and... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20140178792 - Electrochemical device including amorphous metal oxide on graphene: In one or more embodiments, an electrochemical device includes a catalyst promoter including an amorphous metal oxide, the amorphous metal oxide being of an amount greater than 50 percent by weight of the total weight of the substrate, and a substrate including graphene and supporting the substrate.... Agent: Ford Global Technologies LLC

20140178794 - Fuel electrode catalyst for fuel cell, electrode/membrane assembly, and fuel cell and fuel cell system provided with the electrode/membrane assembly: A fuel electrode catalyst for fuel cell excellent in CO poisoning resistance, an electrode/membrane assembly using the fuel electrode catalyst for fuel cell, and a fuel cell and a fuel cell system including the electrode/membrane assembly are provided. The fuel electrode catalyst for fuel cell comprises a platinum-ruthenium first alloy... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140178791 - Methods of making and using electrode compositions and articles: A cathode composition is described that includes a first element selected from nickel or cobalt; a second element M selected from iron or cobalt, wherein said second element M is contained within a sulfide composition MxSy, wherein the ratio of x and y is between 0.5:1 and 1.5:1; at least... Agent: General Electric Company

20140178793 - Solid oxide fuel cell: Disclosed herein is a unit cell including: an internal electrode including a flat upper surface and a lower surface arranged in parallel to face each other and a plurality of internal channels having a flat lower side disposed between the upper surface and the lower surface; an interconnector seated on... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140178795 - Solid oxide fuel cell and method of manufacturing interconnector for solid oxide fuel cell: Disclosed herein is a solid oxide fuel cell including: a unit cell including an anode, an electrolyte, and a cathode; interconnectors having a rugged shape due to a channel and a protruded portion formed on one surface or both surfaces of a body and arranged in parallel at a predetermined... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140178796 - Aluminum-halogen fuel cell: An aluminum-halogen fuel cell has a positive electrode (2), a negative electrode (3), and an electrolyte (4) containing an ionic liquid represented by formula (1) or the like. In formula (1), R1 represents an unsubstituted or substituent-containing C1 to C20 alkyl group, R2 represents a C1 to C4 alkyl group... Agent: Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.

20140178798 - Seperator for fuel cell: A separator for a fuel cell includes a metal plate which defines a passage and a manifold, frames having gaskets which are integrated therewith using injection, and a bonding unit for bonding the frames to the metal plate. The gaskets may be differently formed. This resolves process interference problems between... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140178797 - Solid oxide fuel cell: Disclosed herein is a solid oxide fuel cell including: a unit cell including an anode, an electrolyte, and a cathode; an interconnector including a planar body, a plurality of through holes penetrating through the body, a bar inserted into the through hole and made of an electrical conductor, and a... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140178799 - Solid oxide fuel cell and manufacturing method thereof: Disclosed herein is a solid oxide fuel cell including a unit cell, wherein the unit cell includes: a cylindrical internal electrode: an interconnector having a T-shaped cross section and stacked on an outer peripheral surface of the internal electrode in a length direction; an electrolyte stacked on the outer peripheral... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140178800 - Interconnect for solid oxide fuel cell and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein are an interconnect for a solid oxide fuel cell and a method for manufacturing the same, the interconnect including: a conductive core; an oxidation-resistant insulating part receiving therein; and an oxidation-resistant conductive material layer coated on an exposed surface of the conductive core, which is exposed to an... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140178801 - Electrochemical device including amorphous metal oxide: In one or more embodiments, an electrochemical device includes a substrate having a substrate surface; an amorphous metal oxide layer supported on the substrate surface; and a noble metal catalyst supported on the amorphous metal oxide layer to form a catalyst layer. The amorphous metal oxide layer may contact only... Agent: Ford Global Technologies LLC

20140178802 - Unique pre-form design for two-step forming of stainless steel fuel cell bipolar plates: A bipolar plate used in a fuel cell and a method of making a bipolar plate. The sheet is made from a ferritic or austenitic stainless steel, and defines an undulated surface pattern such that the patterned sheet may be formed into the bipolar plate. In one configuration, a stamping... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

  
06/19/2014 > 90 patent applications in 56 patent subcategories.

20140170443 - Degradation protection of solid alkali ion conductive electrolyte membrane: The present invention provides an electrochemical cell having an negative electrode compartment and a positive electrode compartment. A solid alkali ion conductive electrolyte membrane is positioned between the negative electrode compartment and the positive electrode compartment. A catholyte solution in the positive electrode compartment includes a halide ion or pseudohalide... Agent: Ceramatec, Inc.

20140170444 - Rubber valve body for sealed battery, safety valve device and alkaline storage battery: A rubber valve body for sealed battery includes a rubber composition containing a resin in an amount of 20% by mass or more and an inorganic substance, wherein the melting point of the resin is in a range of 100 to 165° C.... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140170445 - Power battery cover: A power battery cover, which comprises a cover plate, a burst vent, a first terminal, a second terminal and a conducting strip; wherein, the burst vent, the first terminal and the second terminal are arranged on the cover plate, the second terminal is electrically connected to the cover plate, and... Agent: Ningde Amperex Technology Limited

20140170447 - Battery housing for lithium-ion cells: A battery housing includes an inner chamber configured to accommodate galvanic cells, in particular lithium-ion cells, which are provided with a cut-out area that can be opened in the event of failure of the cell. In order to prevent, retard and optionally at least partially extinguish a fire in the... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140170448 - Lithium-ion secondary battery: A lithium-ion secondary battery having a positive electrode capable of occluding and releasing lithium ions, a negative electrode capable of occluding and releasing lithium ions, a separator interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, an electrolytic solution, and a current breaking mechanism that works in response to the... Agent:

20140170446 - Sensor module and battery elements: A sensor module includes an enclosure adapted to hermetically seal an opening or a hole on the outer surface of a casing or packaging, a sensor element and a membrane. The membrane is arranged between the enclosure and the opening or hole of the casing or packaging.... Agent: Infineon Technologies Ag

20140170449 - Lithium ion secondary battery: A lithium ion secondary battery has a battery can, an electrode assembly in the battery can formed by rolling up a positive electrode, a separator, and a negative electrode, an organic electrolyte solution in the battery can, a positive electrode lead in the battery can connected to the positive electrode,... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140170450 - Lithium ion secondary battery: A lithium ion secondary battery of an embodiment includes: a battery can; an electrode assembly in the battery can formed by rolling up a positive electrode, a separator and a negative electrode; an organic electrolyte solution in the battery can; a positive electrode lead in the battery can connected to... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140170451 - Electrode: According to one embodiment, there is provided an electrode. The electrode includes an active material-containing layer and a current collector. The current collector includes first and second regions. The first region has a surface roughness Ra1. The second region has a surface roughness of Ra2. The active material-containing layer is... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140170453 - Anode for secondary battery and secondary battery having the same: The anode active material layer of the spirally-twisted has a thin thickness as compared with a single strand of an anode having the same anode active material. Therefore, Li ions can be easily diffused to enhance battery performance. Also, the anode of the present invention has a conductive layer on... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140170454 - Anode for secondary battery and secondary battery having the same: The anode of the present invention has the metal-based anode active material layer together with the graphite-based anode composite layer acting as a buffer, thereby preventing the metallic active material from being isolated or released even if excessive volume expansion occurs during charging and discharging processes. Also, the graphite-based anode... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140170455 - Cable-type secondary battery: The present invention relates to a cable-type secondary battery having a horizontal cross section of a predetermined shape and extending longitudinally, comprising: a core for supplying lithium ions, which comprises an electrolyte; an inner electrode, comprising an open-structured inner current collector surrounding the outer surface of the core for supplying... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140170456 - Cable-type secondary battery: e

20140170452 - Nonaqueous electrolytic solution secondary battery, current collector and vehicle: A nonaqueous electrolytic solution secondary battery includes an electrode body that contains a positive electrode and a negative electrode. An upper limit operating potential of the positive electrode is 4.5 V or more based on metallic lithium. The positive electrode includes a current collector and an active material layer formed... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140170457 - Redox additive for secondary cells with liquid-solid phase change: A secondary cell, in particular a lithium-sulfur cell, that encompasses a cathode having an electrochemically active cathode active material, an anode having an electrochemically active anode active material, and a liquid electrolyte, the cathode active material and/or anode active material changing, in the context of the charging or discharging operation,... Agent:

20140170458 - Molten salt battery: A separator (3) of a molten salt battery is impregnated with a molten salt that serves as the electrolyte. The molten salt contains, as cations, at least one kind of ions selected from among quaternary ammonium ions, imidazolium ions, imidazolinium ions, pyridinium ions, pyrrolidinium ions, piperidinium ions, morpholinium ions, phosphonium... Agent: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

20140170459 - Liquid electrolyte for increasing capacity and cycling retention of lithium sulfur battery: We provide a liquid electrolyte for a lithium-sulfur battery. Electrolytes of the invention may include a protecting additive; a lithium salt (in addition to LiNO3, if that is selected as the protecting additive); at least one electrolyte solvent; and a dissolved electrochemically active material comprising sulfur. In one embodiment an... Agent: The Penn State Research Foundation

20140170460 - Redox flow battery: Provided is a redox flow battery including a positive electrode cell having a positive electrode and a catholyte solution; a negative electrode cell having a negative electrode and an anolyte solution; and an ion-exchange membrane disposed between the positive electrode cell and the negative electrode cell, wherein the catholyte solution... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140170461 - Mediator-type photocell system: A mediator-type photocell system is provided. The mediator-type photocell system includes a galvanic cell having a galvanic cell anode and a galvanic cell cathode; and a light capturing portion, including a light capturing cathode corresponding to the galvanic cell anode; and a light capturing anode electrically connected to the light... Agent:

20140170462 - Electrical energy store: An electrical energy store for a motor vehicle has multiple battery cells oriented in the same direction. Each battery cell has two parallel sides and a cell terminal with one plus pole and one minus pole. The battery cells are in the form of pouch cells between which there is... Agent: Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

20140170463 - Cylindrical battery: A cylindrical battery including: a battery case having a cylindrical shape; an electrode group disposed in the battery case, including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator, and having a pair of flat outer side surfaces opposed to each other; and a spacer disposed between an inner peripheral... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140170464 - Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes an electrode body, a non-aqueous electrolyte and a porous heat resistance layer. The electrode body is provided with a positive electrode and a negative electrode that face each other through a separator. The porous heat resistance layer is disposed at least in one of... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140170465 - Protected lithium electrodes having a porous electrolyte interlayer and associated battery cells: Active metal and active metal intercalation electrode structures and battery cells having ionically conductive protective architecture including an active metal (e.g., lithium) conductive impervious layer separated from the electrode (anode) by a porous separator impregnated with a non-aqueous electrolyte (anolyte). This protective architecture prevents the active metal from deleterious reaction... Agent:

20140170466 - Three dimensional batteries and methods of manufacturing the same: Various methods and apparatus relating to three-dimensional battery structures and methods of manufacturing them are disclosed and claimed. In certain embodiments, a three-dimensional battery comprises a plurality of non-laminar, three-dimensional electrodes including a plurality of cathodes and a plurality of silicon anodes; and an electrolyte solution in fluid contact with... Agent: Enovix Corportion

20140170467 - Stack type battery: A stack type battery includes a stack including: a plurality of cathode sheets; a plurality of anode sheets, which are alternately disposed with the cathode sheets; and a plurality of separators, where each of the separator is disposed between a corresponding cathode sheet of the cathode sheets and a corresponding... Agent:

20140170468 - Battery module: A battery module which has a structure that can apply an approximately uniform pressure to electrodes contained in the battery module. A battery module including two or more unit cells and a hermetically closed housing for housing the two or more unit cells and a fluid, each unit cell including... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140170469 - Secondary battery: The present invention relates to a secondary battery in which a stacked electrode assembly having a cathode, an anode and a separator is accommodated together with an electrolytic solution between exterior members. In the present invention, the secondary battery has a plurality of joint parts at which the outer peripheral... Agent: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

20140170470 - Secondary battery and method for manufacturing the same: Provided is a secondary battery with improved safety through filling a polymer in a hardened state, and a method of manufacturing the same. The method of manufacturing a secondary battery according to the present disclosure includes preparing a polymer slurry by adding a polymer particle to an electrolyte solution, injecting... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140170471 - Electrode plate, layered electrode group, battery, and cylindrical battery: An electrode plate is formed by current collectors retaining an active material. The electrode plate includes a first plate element having an active material non-retaining portion, which does not retain the active material, and active material retaining portions in substantially flat plate shapes, which retain the active material and are... Agent: Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

20140170472 - Coin battery: Disclosed is a coin battery including: positive and negative electrodes, a separator interposed therebetween, and an electrolyte; and a housing accommodating these elements. The housing includes: a cylindrical battery case having a bottom, and a first side wall rising from the periphery thereof; a sealing plate having a top, and... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140170473 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator between the first and second electrode plates, an electrolyte having viscosity of about 1 Pa·s to about 15 Pa·s at a temperature from about 20° C. to about 25° C., a... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140170474 - Rechargeable battery: A rechargeable battery is disclosed. In one aspect, the battery includes an electrode assembly that comprises a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a separator interposed between the first and second electrode plates. The battery also includes a can having an opening and accommodating the electrode assembly therein,... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd

20140170477 - Additive for lead-acid battery and lead-acid battery: An additive for lead-acid battery including sulfonated polyacrylic acid aimed at extending the battery life by preventing the sulfation of the negative electrode, and a lead-acid battery using the additive.... Agent:

20140170475 - Electrodes, electrochemical cells, and methods of forming electrodes and electrochemical cells: Electrodes and methods of forming electrodes are described herein. The electrode can be an electrode of an electrochemical cell or battery. The electrode includes a current collector and a film in electrical communication with the current collector. The film may include a carbon phase that holds the film together. The... Agent:

20140170476 - Negative electrode active material for energy storage devices and method for making the same: The described embodiments provide an energy storage device that includes a positive electrode including an active material that can store and release ions, a negative electrode including an active material that is a lithiated nano-architectured active material including tin and at least one stress-buffer component, and a non-aqueous electrolyte including... Agent: Imra America, Inc.

20140170480 - Composite electrodes for lithium ion battery and method of making: A method for making a composite electrode for a lithium ion battery comprises the steps of: preparing a slurry containing particles of inorganic electrode material(s) suspended in a solvent; preheating a porous metallic substrate; loading the metallic substrate with the slurry; baking the loaded substrate at a first temperature; curing... Agent:

20140170478 - Lithium-ion electrochemical cell, components thereof, and methods of making and using same: 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

20140170479 - Saline battery: Saline battery concepts and method of fabrication are disclosed. The battery includes a base structure having electrode alloys. An inter-connective matrix is formed between the electrode alloys. The cathode and anode side are integrated within the base structure to exhibit a voltage pyramid. A high amperage output is configured to... Agent:

20140170481 - Lithium ion battery: It is an object of this exemplary embodiment to provide a lithium ion battery using a lithium manganese complex oxide, in which the dissolution of manganese and resistance increase are inhibited, and which is excellent in life characteristics at high temperature. One aspect of this exemplary embodiment is a lithium... Agent:

20140170488 - Collector, electrode structure, non-aqueous electrolyte cell, and electricity storage component: An object of the present invention is to provide a current collector which can decrease the internal resistance of a non-aqueous electrolyte battery, be used suitably for a non-aqueous electrolyte battery such as a lithium ion secondary battery and the like or for an electrical storage device such as a... Agent: Uacj Corporation

20140170486 - Composite particles for electrochemical device electrode, material for electrochemical device electrode, and electrochemical device electrode: Composite particles for electrochemical device electrode which contain an electrode active material, a non-water soluble particle-shaped polymer, and a water-soluble polymer having a sulfonic acid group are provided. According to the present invention, composite particles for electrochemical device electrode are high in fluidity, exhibit high adhesion with a current collector,... Agent: Zeon Corporation

20140170482 - Electrodes, electrochemical cells, and methods of forming electrodes and electrochemical cells: Electrodes and methods of forming electrodes are described herein. The electrode can be an electrode of an electrochemical cell or battery. The electrode includes a current collector and a film in electrical communication with the current collector. The film may include a carbon phase that holds the film together. The... Agent: Enevate Corporation

20140170490 - Lithium secondary battery negative electrode and method for manufacturing the same: Provided is a negative electrode having a new structure for realizing a lithium secondary battery having increased charging/discharging capacities and a battery capacity that is reduced less due to repeated charging/discharging. The negative electrode for a lithium secondary battery includes a current collector substrate; a carbon nanochips layer including graphene... Agent: Sango Co., Ltd.

20140170487 - Lithium-ion secondary battery: A negative electrode sheet of a lithium-ion secondary battery has a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode active material layer on the negative electrode current collector. The negative electrode active material layer contains flake graphite particles and has a first region neighboring the negative electrode current collector and... Agent:

20140170485 - Method for preparing anode active material, anode active material prepared therefrom and lithium secondary battery having the same: The present invention relates to a method for preparing an anode active material, comprising (S1) forming a shell being a coating layer comprising a carbon material on the surface of a core comprising silicon oxide particles, to obtain a silicon oxide-carbon composite having a core-shell structure; (S2) mixing the silicon... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140170483 - Method for the preparation of graphene/silicon multilayer structured anodes for lithium ion batteries: Multilayer structures with alternating graphene and Si thin films were constructed by a repeated process of filtering liquid-phase exfoliated grapheme film and subsequent coating of amorphous Si film using plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) method. The multilayer-structure composite films, fabricated on copper current collectors, can be directly used as anodes... Agent: The Regents Of The University Of California

20140170489 - Method of manufacturing negative electrode material for lithium ion secondary battery, and negative electrode material for lithium ion secondary battery: In manufacturing of a negative electrode material of a lithium ion secondary battery provided with a negative electrode mixture layer including a negative electrode active substance on a surface of a negative electrode current collector, one or mixture selected from granular materials alloyable with lithium and carbon materials for storing... Agent: Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd.

20140170484 - Negative electrode for rechargeable lithium battery, method of preparing the same and rechargeable lithium battery including the same: A negative electrode for a rechargeable lithium battery including a current collector and a negative active material layer positioned on the current collector, wherein the negative active material layer includes a first active material including a carbon-based material, a composite material including a second active material including a silicon-based material... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140170491 - Mesoporous starburst carbon incorporated with metal nanocrystals or metal oxide nanocrystals, and uses thereof: A composition is provided that includes mesoporous carbon domains. Each of the mesoporous carbon domains is incorporated with particles of metal or metal oxide in an amount of from 40 to 85 total weight percent of the composition. The metal or metal oxide particles can include tin, cobalt, copper, molybdenum,... Agent: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

20140170492 - Positive electrode material for lithium battery, preparing method thereof and lithium battery: Provided is a positive electrode material for a lithium battery with an atomic ratio expressed by the formula (I) Lia(MxMn2-x)(O4-yZy) for 0.8≦a≦1.2, 0≦x≦1 and 0≦y≦1 in which M is one or more of Li, Na, K, Ca, Mg, Al, Ti, Sc, Ge, V, Cr, Zr, Co, Ni, Zn, Cu, La,... Agent:

20140170493 - Nanostructured materials for electrochemical conversion reactions: The disclosure is related to battery systems. More specifically, embodiments of the disclosure provide a nanostructured conversion material for use as the active material in battery cathodes. In an implementation, a nanostructured conversion material is a glassy material and includes a metal material, one or more oxidizing species, and a... Agent:

20140170494 - Glass-coated cathode powders for rechargeable batteries: e

20140170495 - Battery active material and battery: A battery active material includes a crystal phase that is represented by a formula Y2−xScxTi2O5S2 (where 0<x<2), and has a Ruddlesden-Popper structure.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140170497 - Negative electrode material for lithium ion batteries containing surface-fluorinated b-type titanium oxide powder, method for producing same, and lithium ion battery using same: A problem to be solved is to enhance the charge and discharge characteristics and rate characteristics of a B-type titanium oxide (TiO2(B)) powder by a simple treatment and to provide a B-type titanium oxide powder that can be suitably used as a negative electrode material for a lithium ion battery.... Agent: The Doshisha

20140170496 - Positive electrode active material and lithium-ion secondary battery: A positive electrode active material contains a compound represented by a chemical formula LiVOPO4. A crystal system of the compound is an orthorhombic system, and the amount of tetravalent V of the compound is 27.7 mass % or more and 28.2 mass % or less.... Agent:

20140170500 - Electrode for power storage device and power storage device: An electrode for a power storage device with good cycle characteristics and high charge/discharge capacity is provided. In addition, a power storage device including the electrode is provided. The electrode for the power storage device includes a conductive layer and an active material layer provided over the conductive layer, the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20140170501 - Lithium-ion secondary battery and method of manufacturing the same: A Lithium-ion secondary battery (100A) has a negative electrode current collector (241A) and a negative electrode active material layer (243A) coated on the negative electrode current collector (241A). The negative electrode active material layer (243A) contains negative electrode active material particles (710A). The negative electrode active material particles (710A) include... Agent:

20140170499 - Method for producing anode for lithium secondary battery and anode composition, and lithium secondary battery: The invention relates to an anode for lithium secondary battery comprising vapor grown carbon fiber uniformly dispersed without forming an agglomerate of 10 μm or larger in an anode active material using natural graphite or artificial graphite, which anode is excellent in long cycle life and large current characteristics. Composition... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20140170498 - Silicon particles for battery electrodes: Silicon particles for active materials and electro-chemical cells are provided. The active materials comprising silicon particles described herein can be utilized as an electrode material for a battery. In certain embodiments, the composite material includes greater than 0% and less than about 90% by weight silicon particles, the silicon particles... Agent: Enevate Corporation

20140170502 - Electric storage apparatus and manufacturing method of electric storage apparatus: An electric storage apparatus has a positive electrode plate, a negative electrode plate, and a separator. Each of the positive electrode plate and the negative electrode plate has a collector plate and an active material layer containing an electrolytic solution, and the active material layer is formed in a predetermined... Agent:

20140170503 - Electrodes for energy storage devices with solid electrolytes and methods of fabricating the same: A metal or metal-ion battery composition is provided that comprises anode and cathode electrodes along with an electrolyte ionically coupling the anode and the cathode. At least one of the electrodes includes active material particles provided to store and release ions during battery operation. Each of the active material particles... Agent: Sila Nanotechnologies Inc.

20140170504 - Flexible solid electrolyte, all-solid-state lithium battery including the flexible solid electrolyte, and method of preparing the flexible solid electrolyte: A flexible solid electrolyte includes a first inorganic protective layer, an inorganic-organic composite electrolyte layer including an inorganic component and an organic component, and a second inorganic protective layer, where the inorganic-organic composite electrolyte layer is disposed between the first inorganic protective layer and the second inorganic protective layer, and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140170505 - Method of manufacturing lithium ion conductive solid electrolyte and lithium-ion secondary battery: A method of manufacturing a lithium ion conductive solid electrolyte includes (a) a step of preparing an object to be processed including a crystalline material, that includes alkali metal other than lithium and whose ionic conductivity at room temperature is greater than or equal to 1×10−13 S/cm; and (b) a... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited

20140170507 - Non-aqueous electrolyte for electrochemical devices, method for producing the same, and electrochemical device using the same: The present invention provides: a non-aqueous electrolyte for an electrochemical device, having ion conductivity sufficient for practical use and capable of improving energy density; a method for producing the same; and an electrochemical device using the same. The non-aqueous electrolyte for an electrochemical device includes a non-aqueous solvent and an... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140170506 - Nonaqueous solvent for electricity storage device, nonaqueous electrolytic solution and electricity storage device and lithium secondary battery using the same: A nonaqueous solvent for an electricity storage device includes a fluorine-containing cyclic carbonate represented by the following general formula (1) (in general formula (1), R1 is a methyl group or an ethyl group; R2 through R4 are independently fluorine, a methyl group or an ethyl group; and at least one... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20140170508 - Oxygen permeable membrane for air secondary battery, armouring material for air secondary battery and secondary battery: Provided is an oxygen permeable membrane for use in an air secondary battery, which excels in oxygen permeability, barrier performance to water, being capable of preventing electrolyte from leaking out. Such an oxygen permeable membrane includes a thermoplastic resin membrane and inorganic particles having pores having pore diameter of 10... Agent: Showa Denko Packaging Co., Ltd.

20140170509 - Armouring material for air secondary battery, production method of armouring material for air secondary battery, and secondary battery: an armouring sheet (2) constituted by laminating an outer layer (21) including heat-resistant resin film, a metal foil layer (22), and an inner layer (23) including a thermoplastic resin film, being equipped with an opening part (12) for taking oxygen in, perforating through the outer layer, the metal foil layer... Agent: Showa Denko Packaging Co., Ltd.

20140170510 - System and method for recovering performance of fuel cell: A method for recovering performance of a degraded polymer electrolyte fuel cell stack through electrode reversal. In detail, oxide films formed on the surface of platinum of a cathode is removed through an electrode reversal process that creates a potential difference between an anode and the cathode by supplying air... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140170511 - Flow battery and regeneration system with improved safety: A method for producing electric power and regenerating an aqueous multi-electron oxidant (AMO) and a reducer in an energy storage cycle is provided. A discharge system includes a discharge unit, an acidification reactor, and a neutralization reactor. The acidification reactor converts an oxidant fluid including the AMO into an acidic... Agent: Ftorion, Inc.

20140170512 - Method for mitigating recoverable voltage loss through humidification control: A system and method for recovering fuel cell stack voltage loss through humidification control. The method includes determining a rate of contamination addition to a surface of a fuel cell electrode in the fuel cell stack and determining a rate of contamination removal from the surface of the fuel cell... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140170513 - Anode protection system for shutdown of solid oxide fuel cell system: An Anode Protection Systems for a SOFC system, having a Reductant Supply and safety subsystem, a SOFC anode protection subsystem, and a Post Combustion and slip stream control subsystem. The Reductant Supply and safety subsystem includes means for generating a reducing gas or vapor to prevent re-oxidation of the Ni... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20140170514 - Variable pem fuel cell system start time to optimize system efficiency and performance: A system and method for controlling a fuel cell system start time based on various vehicle parameters. The method includes providing a plurality of inputs that identify operating conditions of the fuel cell system and determining a maximum allowable start-time of the fuel cell system using a hybridization control strategy... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140170515 - Apparatus and method for controlling coolant temperature of fuel cell system: Disclosed is an apparatus and method that controls a coolant temperature of a fuel cell system, which can improve fuel efficiency by performing a multi-point temperature control based on the power of a vehicle, the outdoor temperature for each season, etc.... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140170516 - Increasing thermal dissipation of fuel cell stacks under partial electrical load: A method of operating a high temperature fuel cell system containing a plurality of fuel cell stacks includes operating one or more of the plurality of fuel cell stacks at a first output power while operating another one or more of the plurality of the fuel cell stacks at a... Agent: Bloom Energy Corporation

20140170517 - Method of depollution and regeneration of a fuel cell electrode poisoned by sulfur compounds: A method for depolluting and regenerating a catalytic fuel-cell electrode, the reaction of the fuel of the cell and capture of at least one polluting species occurring on the catalytic electrode, comprises: a decrease, at a constant first reference current density, in fuel flow, relative to a nominal fuel flow,... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

20140170518 - Pulsating operation method and system for fuel cell system: A pulsating operation method and system for a fuel cell system that smoothly discharges water remaining in a fuel electrode of a fuel cell and, simultaneously, improves fuel utilization. The method includes performing a pulsation control that controls the magnitude and period of a pulsating operating pressure for hydrogen supplied... Agent:

20140170519 - Flow battery system and method thereof: A redox flow battery system includes a first flow compartment, a second flow compartment, an ion exchange membrane positioned between the first flow compartment and the second flow compartment, a first pump configured to pump a first half-cell electrolyte from a first storage tank to the first flow compartment, a... Agent: Bosch Energy Storage Solutions LLC

20140170520 - Design for manufacturing/assembly of a fuel distributor assembly: A fuel distributor assembly for a fuel cell stack that includes an inner shell positioned within an outer shell. The outer shell is curved to define a central longitudinal chamber, a first longitudinal edge and a second longitudinal edge. The outer shell also has an inner wall surface and an... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

20140170521 - Fuel cell stack: A fuel cell stack is provided that includes unit cells that include a manifold, an open end plate that is disposed at one side of the unit cells and that has a reaction gas inlet and outlet that are connected to the manifold, and a closed end plate that is... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140170522 - Fuel cell and fuel cell stack: A fuel cell includes a pair of interconnectors (ICs); a cell main body provided between the ICs and including an electrolyte, a cathode and an anode formed on respective surfaces of the electrolyte; and a current collection member provided between at least one of the cathode and the anode and... Agent: Ngk Spark Plug Co., Ltd.

20140170523 - Electrode paste for solid oxide fuel cell, solid oxide fuel cell using the same, and fabricating method thereof: Disclosed herein are an electrode paste for a solid oxide fuel cell in an anode supported type in which an anode, an electrolyte layer, and a cathode are sequentially stacked, including a raw material powder, a dispersant, a binder, a solvent, and a liquid pore-forming material, a solid oxide fuel... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20140170525 - Membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell including the same: A membrane-electrode assembly and a fuel cell including a cathode; an anode; and an electrolyte membrane disposed between the cathode and the anode, wherein the anode has a specific pore volume greater than a specific pore volume of the cathode, and the anode has a specific pore volume of about... Agent:

20140170528 - Process for producing a fuel cell electrode catalyst, fuel cell electrode catalyst and use thereof: Provided is a process for producing a fuel cell electrode catalyst with high catalytic activity that is alternative to a noble metal catalyst, through a heat treatment at a relatively low temperature. A process for producing a fuel cell electrode catalyst includes a step (I) of obtaining a catalyst precursor,... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20140170527 - Process for producing catalyst for direct-liquid fuel cell, catalyst produced by the process and uses thereof: In a direct-liquid fuel cell supplied directly with a liquid fuel, a process for producing an electrode catalyst for a direct-liquid fuel cell is provided which is capable of suppressing decrease in cathode potential caused by liquid fuel crossover and providing an inexpensive and high-performance electrode catalyst for a direct-liquid... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20140170526 - Process for production and use of carbonitride mixture particles or oxycarbonitride mixture particles: The invention has an object of providing catalysts that are not corroded in acidic electrolytes or at high potential, have excellent durability and show high oxygen reducing ability. An aspect of the invention is directed to a process wherein metal carbonitride mixture particles or metal oxycarbonitride mixture particles are produced... Agent: Showa Denko K.k.

20140170524 - Semi-solid electrodes having high rate capability: Embodiments described herein relate generally to electrochemical cells having high rate capability, and more particularly to devices, systems and methods of producing high capacity and high rate capability batteries having relatively thick semi-solid electrodes. In some embodiments, an electrochemical cell includes an anode, a semi-solid cathode that includes a suspension... Agent: 24m Technologies, Inc.

20140170529 - Metal composite material for attachment to ceramic: A sintered solid composite material is disclosed that includes a metal and a calcium alumina compound. The metal can be a noble metal. This composite material can bond to a ceramic material, and an article is disclosed that includes a first ceramic layer bonded to a second layer of the... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20140170530 - Fuel cell vehicle: A fuel cell vehicle includes a fuel cell, a storage device, a receptacle, a housing, and a vehicle side communication device. The housing has a bottom wall recessed from a surface of a body of the fuel cell vehicle by a predetermined depth. The receptacle protrudes from a bottom face... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20140170531 - Powder mixture for layer in a solid oxide fuel cell: The present disclosure relates to solid oxide fuel cells, and particularly raw powder materials which form a layer in a solid oxide fuel. The raw powder materials include an ionic conductor powder material; and an electronic conductor powder material. The ratio of an average particle diameter of the ionic conductor... Agent: Saint-gobain Ceramics & Plastics, Inc.

20140170532 - Solid-oxide fuel cell: A configuration for preventing deformation of a solid oxide fuel cell is provided. A solid oxide fuel cell 1 includes a support substrate 2 formed from a gas-permeable metal, an anode 3 placed on the first surface of the support substrate 2, a back surface layer 7 placed on the... Agent: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

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