|| List of recent Electrode-related patents
|Interactive and adaptive data acquisition system for use with electrical capacitance volume tomography|
A control system and data acquisition system for an electrical capacitance tomography sensor comprised of a sensor having a plurality of electrodes, where each electrode is further comprised of a plurality of capacitance segments. Each of the capacitance segments of each electrode can be individually addressed to focus the electric field intensity or sensitivity to desired regions of the electrodes and the sensor..
A method of treating a patient for ventricular tachycardia using a wearable defibrillator includes monitoring the patient for a predetermined condition via one or more electrodes on the defibrillator, sending a message to the patient in response to the predetermined condition, activating the defibrillator so that the defibrillator delivers defibrillation energy to the patient, and storing at least one of the results of the monitoring, sending and activating steps in a memory on the defibrillator. The method also includes downloading information stored in the memory of the defibrillator to a base station having an external interface, and transmitting the information downloaded from the memory of the base station to an external location via the external interface of the base station..
|Nerve cuff for implantable electrode|
A flat interface nerve electrode provides a plurality of electrical contacts embedded in a non-conductive cuff structure, which acts to gently and non-evasively redefine the geometry of a nerve through the application of a force acting on the nerve without causing damage to the nerve. The cuff is open at one side and has a connection to a lead at the other side.
|System and method for sensing tissue characteristics|
A medical device for treating and analyzing tissue includes a plasma applicator having a housing. The housing includes a substantially tubular shape and defines a lumen therethrough.
|System for optimized coupling of ablation catheters to body tissues and evaulation of lesions formed by the catheters|
A system for diagnosis or treatment of tissue in a body is provided. The system includes an ablation catheter having a deformable, elongate shaft having proximal and distal ends.
|Resectoscope comprising a shaft|
The disclosure relates to a resectoscope comprising a shaft and an electrode arrangement that is mounted to be displaceable in a direction of the shaft, shaft, and a carriage that can be displaced in the same direction and that is provided with a carriage contact and with a receiving bore which extends parallel the shaft direction and into which the proximal end region of said electrode arrangement can be inserted by means of an electrode contact for contacting the carriage contact, contact, wherein one of the contacts is formed as a plug-in socket and the other one is formed as a matching plug-in pin, wherein the carriage contact is formed as a plug-in pin.. .
|Neutral electrode detection|
Neutral electrodes are known having at least two electrodes electrically insulated from each other, the active surfaces of which can be applied to a skin segment of a patient and having a cover film attached to the active surfaces and removed prior to application to the skin segment. It is proposed that at least segments of the cover film are embodied with a defined electrical resistance so that a defined resistance is created between the electrodes..
|Electrophysiology/ablation catheter having lariat configuration of variable radius|
A remotely deflectable electrophysiology/ablation catheter of the type intended for placing into an interior passage of the heart. The distal end of the catheter has a pair of tension/compression members each with a flattened end portion connected to the distal electrode and extending through the catheter casing and attached to an actuator for effecting the tension/compression thereon for remotely curling the distal end of the catheter.
|Design of handle set for ablation catheter with indicators of catheter and tissue parameters|
An electrode coupling output system provides indication to the physician, via electrode guidance instrumentation, concerning the electrical coupling of an electrode, such as an ablative or mapping electrode, with a patient. The output can be provided to the physician via an output device incorporated into the handle set of the electrode catheter.
|Systems and methods of performing medical procedures|
A medical method is provided, including a medical device having a distal assembly including at least one electrode and at least one treatment element, the medical device generating information regarding at least one of a physiological measurement and an operational parameter of the medical device; a plurality of surface electrodes affixable to a skin of the patient, wherein the surface electrodes are in electrical communication with the distal assembly to obtain position information of the medical device; and a processor pairing the position information and the at least one of a physiological measurement and an operational parameter of the medical device.. .
|Electromanipulation of cells and other biologicaltissues by pulsed electric fields at elevated temperatures|
Systems and methods for treatment of a biological tissues comprising target tissues and other tissues. The method includes elevating a temperature of the target tissues above a physiological temperature of the biological tissues to treatment temperature, and generating an electric field extending through at least a portion of the target tissues using a pre-defined sequence of short voltage pulses applied between at least two electrodes.
|Systems, devices, and methods for transdermal delivery|
Disclosed herein are systems, devices, and methods for transdermal delivery of a therapeutic agent (for example, a molecule or molecules) to a therapy site. The systems, devices, and methods described herein are flexible and able to conform to the contours of a therapy site, such as the shape of a user's face.
|Detection/stimulation implantable microlead incorporating an anti-inflammatory agent|
A microlead includes a conductive cable formed by a strand of microcables, each microcable being formed of a strand of individual metallic wires. The microlead also includes an insulation layer sheathing the cable.
|Ecg sensing apparatuses, systems and methods|
Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to processing ecg signals from a subject. As may be implemented in accordance with one or more embodiments, respective electrodes sense ecg signals from a subject, and the ecg signals are digitized and processed, such as to remove noise, detect a qrs complex, evaluate quality, detect arrhythmia and/or to store the signals.
A diagnostic apparatus includes a stethoscope, an electrocardiac detector, a control unit, and an external unit. A sound detector is a chest piece to make contact with a patient's skin, and includes a first detector to detect a relatively high frequency and a second detector to detect a relatively low frequency.
|Electro-cardiograph sensor mat|
The invention relates to an electrocardiograph sensor mat (100), the mat (100) comprising a multitude of electrodes (104) for acquiring cardiac signals and a plug (200), wherein the electrodes (104) are connected to the plug (200) by electric wires (102), wherein the wires (102) are segmented by switches (202), wherein the switches (202) are switchable between a closed state and an open state, wherein in the closed state the electrodes (104) are electrically connected to the plug (200) and wherein in the open state the electrodes (104) are electrically isolated from the plug (200).. .
|Multi-electrode impedance sensing|
A system and method for assessing contact between a medical device and tissue may comprise an electronic control unit (ecu) configured to be coupled to a medical device, the medical device comprising a first electrode and a second electrode. The ecu may be further configured to select the first electrode as an electrical source and the second electrode as an electrical sink, to cause an electrical signal to be driven between the source and sink, to detect respective electric potentials on the first electrode and the second electrode while the electrical signal is driven, and to determine an impedance respective of one of the first electrode and the second electrode according to both of the respective electric potentials..
|Wearable electromyogram sensor system|
A wearable electromyogram sensor system is provided. The wearable electromyogram sensor system includes: an elastic band having a plurality of electrodes; an electromyogram sensor including an electrode connected to an electrode of the band so as to receive a bio-signal related to contraction of a muscle, and configured to sense a change of motion information through the bio-signal or previously sense the change of the motion information before the motion information is changed; and a fixing unit fixing the electromyogram sensor to the band.
|System and method for neuro-stimulation|
A neuro-stimulation system employs a includes a stimulator which may include electrode devices and/or vibration elements. A controller may be employed to drive the stimulating elements with an electrical signal.
|Isothermal amplification systems and methods|
The present invention relates to systems and methods for performing isothermal amplification reactions, in particular, denaturation methods for use in isothermal amplification reactions. An exemplary method may comprise: a) contacting a target nucleic acid with an electrode, wherein the electrode surface has a plurality of first and optionally second nucleic acid primers immobilized thereon, and wherein a target nucleic acid hybridizes to at least one of said first and second nucleic acid primers; b) extending at least one of the first and second primers using a dna polymerase to form extended target nucleic acids; c) applying positive electrical bias to the electrode such that the extended target nucleic acids anneal to one of the first and second primers; d) extending the target nucleic acid with a dna polymerase to form amplified target nucleic acid; e) reversing the electrical bias such that the amplified target nucleic acid is denatured from the surface..
Electrodes are formed of a nonmagnetic metal in high-frequency electronic components that conduct high frequency electric current having a frequency included in any of a first frequency band for transmitting and a third frequency band for receiving, both assigned to a first transmitting/receiving unit for data communication, and a second frequency band for transmitting and a fourth frequency band for receiving, both assigned to a second transmitting/receiving unit for telephone communication. The high-frequency electronic components also restrict the frequency of the conducted electric current..
|Semiconductor device manufacturing method|
A semiconductor device manufacturing method is provided that includes etching with a plasma a multilayer film including a first film and a second film with differing dielectric constants alternately stacked on a substrate using a photoresist layer arranged on the multilayer film as a mask, and forming the multilayer film into a stepped configuration. The semiconductor device manufacturing method includes repetitively performing a first step of etching the first film using the photoresist layer as the mask; a second step of adjusting a pressure within a processing chamber to 6-30 torr, generating the plasma by applying a first high frequency power for biasing and a second high frequency power for plasma generation to the lower electrode, and etching the photoresist layer using the generated plasma; and a third step of etching the second film using the photoresist layer and the first film as the mask..
|Gate electrode with stabilized metal semiconductor alloy-semiconductor stack|
A gate structure is provided on a channel portion of a semiconductor substrate. The gate structure may include an electrically conducting layer present on a gate dielectric layer, a semiconductor-containing layer present on the electrically conducting layer, a metal semiconductor alloy layer present on the semiconductor-containing layer, and a dielectric capping layer overlaying the metal semiconductor alloy layer.
|Method of forming anneal-resistant embedded resistor for non-volatile memory application|
Embodiments of the invention include a nonvolatile memory device that contains nonvolatile resistive random access memory device with improved device performance and lifetime. In some embodiments, nonvolatile resistive random access memory device includes a diode, a metal silicon nitride embedded resistor, and a resistive switching layer disposed between a first electrode layer and a second electrode layer.
|Resistive memory cell fabrication methods and devices|
A phase change memory cell and methods of fabricating the same are presented. The memory cell includes a variable resistance region and a top and bottom electrode.
|Replacement gate electrode with a self-aligned dielectric spacer|
A dielectric disposable gate structure can be formed across a semiconductor material portion, and active semiconductor regions are formed within the semiconductor material portion. Raised active semiconductor regions are grown over the active semiconductor regions while the dielectric disposable gate structure limits the extent of the raised active semiconductor regions.
|Method of manufacturing a semiconductor device|
A transistor is formed by forming a ridge including a first ridge portion and a second ridge portion in a semiconductor substrate, the ridge extending along a first direction, forming a source region, a drain region, a channel region, a drain extension region and a gate electrode adjacent to the channel region, in the ridge, doping the channel region with dopants of a first conductivity type, and doping the source region and the drain region with dopants of a second conductivity type. Forming the drain extension region includes forming a core portion doped with the first conductivity type in the second ridge portion, and forming the drain extension region further includes forming a cover portion doped with the second conductivity type, the cover portion being formed so as to be adjacent to at least one or two sidewalls of the second ridge portion..
|Method of forming a semiconductor device|
A semiconductor device includes an active region, a gate conductor and a source electrode. The active region includes a drain region, a channel region stacked on the drain region, and a source region stacked on the channel region.
|Power semiconductor device and fabrication method thereof|
Disclosed are a power semiconductor device and a method of fabricating the same which can increase a breakdown voltage of the device through a field plate formed between a gate electrode and a drain electrode and achieve an easier manufacturing process at the same time. The power semiconductor device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure includes a source electrode and a drain electrode formed on a substrate; a dielectric layer formed between the source electrode and the drain electrode to have a lower height than heights of the two electrodes and including an etched part exposing the substrate; a gate electrode formed on the etched part; a field plate formed on the dielectric layer between the gate electrode and the drain electrode; and a metal configured to connect the field plate and the source electrode..
|Thin film transistor, method of fabricating the same, and organic light emitting diode display device including the same|
A thin film transistor (tft) and an organic light emitting diode (oled) display device. The tft and the oled display device include a substrate, a buffer layer disposed on the substrate, a semiconductor layer disposed on the buffer layer, a gate electrode insulated from the semiconductor layer, a gate insulating layer insulating the semiconductor layer from the gate electrode, and source and drain electrodes insulated from the gate electrode and partially connected to the semiconductor layer, wherein the semiconductor layer is formed from a polycrystalline silicon layer crystallized by a metal catalyst and the metal catalyst is removed by gettering using an etchant.
|Copper-alloy barrier layers for metallization in thin-film transistors and flat panel displays|
In various embodiments, electronic devices such as thin-film transistors incorporate electrodes featuring a conductor layer and, disposed below the conductor layer, a barrier layer comprising an alloy of cu and one or more refractory metal elements selected from the group consisting of ta, nb, mo, w, zr, hf, re, os, ru, rh, ti, v, cr, and ni.. .
|Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same|
A semiconductor device permitting the reduction of cost is disclosed. In a semiconductor package wherein electrode pads of a semiconductor chip and corresponding inner leads are electrically coupled with each other through a plurality of bonding wires, sensing wires (second and fourth bonding wires) are made thinner than other bonding wires (first and third bonding wires) coupled to inner leads same as those with the sensing wires coupled thereto, thereby reducing the cost of gold wires to attain the reduction in cost of the semiconductor package..
|Thin film transistor, thin film transistor array panel including the same, and method of manufacturing the same|
A thin film transistor, a thin film transistor array panel including the same, and a method of manufacturing the same are provided, wherein the thin film transistor includes a channel region including an oxide semiconductor, a source region and a drain region connected to the channel region and facing each other at both sides with respect to the channel region, an insulating layer positioned on the channel region, and a gate electrode positioned on the insulating layer, wherein an edge boundary of the gate electrode and an edge boundary of the channel region are substantially aligned.. .
|Method for fabricating liquid crystal display|
Method for manufacturing a thin film transistor liquid crystal display is provided. A substrate is provided.
|Bio-electro reactors with real-time adjustable electric parameters and sequencing programmable power supplies|
Bio-electro reactors with real-time adjustable electric parameters and sequencing programmable power supplies are disclosed. According to an aspect, a bio-electro reactor for control of electrolysis gases bubbles within a biologically-active substance includes a vessel defining an interior for holding a biologically-active substance.
|Membrane electrode assembly for polymer electrolyte fuel cell, method for producing the same and polymer electrolyte fuel cell|
A membrane electrode assembly for a polymer electrolyte fuel cell having higher power-generating characteristics in a high-temperature, low-humidity environment, and a polymer electrolyte fuel cell using the same. In this membrane electrode assembly for a polymer electrolyte fuel cell provided with electrode catalyst layers, which include at least a proton-exchange polymer and carbon-supported catalyst, on both surfaces of a polymer electrolyte membrane, the resistance (ri) of the proton-exchange polymer of the electrode catalyst layers is at least about 2 Ωcm2 but not more than about 5 Ωcm2 under measurement conditions of 20% relative humidity and an ac impedance of 10 khz to 100 khz..
|Polymer electrolyte composition, electrolyte membrane, membrane-electrode assembly and fuel cell|
Provided are a polymer electrolyte composition, an electrolyte membrane, a membrane electrolyte assembly, and a fuel cell. The polymer electrolyte composition according to an exemplary embodiment of this application includes a first solvent, a second solvent which is different from the first solvent, and a polymer which is reacted with the first solvent and the second solvent, in which the polymer includes a functional group which reacts with the first solvent by a first reaction energy and with the second solvent by a second reaction energy, and the second reaction energy is smaller than the first reaction energy..
An electrode module for a redox flow battery, includes an electrode (1) and a sealing frame (2), mechanically connected so that the electrode module that results therefrom can be used with no problems in redox flow cells.. .
|Solid-state battery and method for manufacturing thereof|
A solid-state battery cell includes an anode, a cathode, and a solid electrolyte matrix. At least the anode or the cathode may include an active electrode material having pores.
|Fiber scrim, battery electrode and method for manufacturing same|
A battery electrode with a pasting textile, fabric, or scrim made with an electrode grid (e.g., a stamped grid or expanded metal grid) coated in battery electrode and covered with pasting textile formed of a bonded, non-woven fiber web. The web is formed from one or more fibers with an average length greater than 20 μm.
|Electrode active material for lithium secondary battery and preparation thereof|
The present invention relates to an electrode active material for a lithium secondary battery and the preparation thereof. The electrode active material for a lithium secondary battery according to the present invention comprises a core including (a) first particulates consisting of an oxide of a metal (metalloid) capable of alloying with lithium, and (b) second particulates consisting of an oxide containing the same metal (metalloid) together with lithium; and a conductive carbon layer coated on the surface of the core.
|Solid state energy storage devices|
Solid state energy storage systems and devices are provided. A solid state energy storage devices can include an active layer disposed between conductive electrodes, the active layer having one or more quantum confinement species (qcs), such as quantum dots, quantum particles, quantum wells, nanoparticles, nanostructures, nanowires and nanofibers.
|Lithium ion secondary battery|
A lithium ion secondary battery in which a high capacity, as well as a high level of safety, is achieved, by using an oxide material containing li and fe for a negative electrode active material. In the lithium ion secondary battery, the negative electrode active material is a mixed phase of lifeo2 and life5o8 and a material in which the value calculated as the ratio of the height of a diffraction peak belonging to lifeo2 (200) plane and the height of a diffraction peak belonging to life5o8 (311) plane, which are obtained by x-ray diffraction method, is 0.18 to 20.4..
|Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and nonaqueous electrolytic solution secondary battery using same|
The present invention relates to a nonaqueous electrolytic solution for use in a nonaqueous electrolytic solution secondary battery that comprises a negative electrode and a positive electrode capable of storing and releasing metal ions, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution, wherein the nonaqueous electrolytic solution contains the specific compounds (a) and (b).. .
A sealed battery including: a container, which is surrounded with container side walls and partitioned into a plurality of cell chambers with a container partition and in which an electrode group including a separator is housed in each of the cell chambers; and a lid including a lid partition to be joined to the container partition. The container partition includes a container-inclined portion diagonally inclined at a higher position than upper ends of the container side walls.
A nonaqueous battery includes at least one positive electrode plate, at least one negative electrode plate and at least one separator formed of a microporous resin film and laminated between the positive electrode plate and the negative electrode plate. The separator has a square or rectangular shape with four sides, two of which are perpendicular to a machine direction of the microporous resin film and have been subjected to heat and the other two of which are parallel to the machine direction of the microporous resin film and have not been subjected to heat..
|Battery lid with electrode terminal, method for producing battery lid with electrode terminal, and sealed battery|
A battery lid with an electrode terminal according to the present invention comprises: a lid member having an outer surface and an inner surface, and having an opening; a packing that includes a cylindrical portion penetrating through the opening of the lid member, an inner flange, and an outer flange; an electrode connection terminal that includes a base portion arranged on the inner surface of the lid member, a connection portion for connecting to a positive-electrode sheet or a negative-electrode sheet, and a rivet that projects from the base portion and penetrates through an inside opening of the cylindrical portion; and an external connection terminal that is joined to the rivet on the outer surface of the lid member, wherein the cylindrical portion is closely in contact with the sidewall of the opening of the lid member on the outside, and is closely in contact with the rivet on the inside, the inner flange is directly held between the base portion and the inner surface of the lid member, and the outer flange is directly held between the external connection terminal and the outer surface of the lid member.. .
A battery pack that has superior output characteristics and long-term reliability and is less expensive is provided. More specifically, a battery pack is provided that includes plurality of batters cells each having electrode terminals including a positive terminals and a negative terminal, the battery cells being stacked on top of one another; and a bus bar haying a bent portion, the bus bar being welded and electrically connected to the electrode terminals, wherein each of the electrode terminals is formed of a flat plate, and a stacking direction of the electrode terminals and a stacking direction of the battery cells are the same, and the electrode terminal of one of the battery cells and the electrode terminal of another one of the battery cells are electrically connected by the bus bar..
|Electrode assembly with improved stability and method of manufacturing the same|
An electrode assembly includes a cell stack part having (a) a structure in which one kind of radical unit is repeatedly disposed, or (b) a structure in which at least two kinds of radical units are disposed in a predetermined order. The one kind of radical unit has a four-layered structure in which first electrode, first separator, second electrode and second separator are sequentially stacked or a repeating structure in which the four-layered structure is repeatedly stacked.
|Electrode assembly and polymer secondary battery cell including the same|
An electrode assembly includes a cell stack part having (a) a structure in which one kind of radical unit is repeatedly disposed and has same number of electrodes and separators which are alternately disposed and integrally combined, or (b) a structure in which at least two kinds of radical units are disposed in a predetermined order, and an auxiliary unit disposed on at least one among an uppermost part or a lowermost part of the cell stack part. The one kind of radical unit of (a) has a four-layered structure in which a first electrode, a first separator, a second electrode and a second separator are sequentially stacked or a repeating structure in which the four-layered structure is repeatedly stacked, and each of the at least two kinds of radical units are stacked by ones in the predetermined order to form the four-layered structure or the repeating structure..
|Lead-acid storage battery|
In a lead-acid storage battery including a container housing elements formed by alternately layering positive electrode plates and negative electrode plates with deformable separators interposed therebetween, the container includes a narrow portion having a small inside dimension in a width direction intersecting a layered direction of the elements, widths of the respective plates are smaller than the inside dimension in the width direction of the narrow portion of the container, and widths of the separators are greater than or equal to the inside dimension of the narrow portion of the container.. .
|Bus bar module and power unit|
The bus bar module includes: bus bars for connecting the batteries in series by connecting the positive electrode and the negative electrode of the adjacent batteries; a plurality of terminals electrically connected to the electrodes of the batteries; and a case for housing the bus bars and the terminals. Each terminal includes: a terminal main body on which an insertion hole is provided for inserting the electrode of the battery; and a projecting section projecting from a part of a peripheral edge of the terminal main body in a surface extending direction of the terminal main body.
|Lead-acid battery terminal member and lead-acid battery|
A lead-acid battery terminal member includes: a terminal portion which is arranged in a resin-made cover for closing a container; and a cylindrical bushing which is connected to the terminal portion through a conducting portion. The bushing is embedded in the cover; and has a plurality of annular projecting portions formed on an outer periphery thereof.
|Apparatus for indirectly cooling and heating battery module of vehicle|
Apparatus for indirectly cooling and heating a battery module of an eco-friendly vehicle can maximize the heat-radiant performance of a battery, thus preventing volume expansion due to heating. The apparatus includes a thermally and electrically conductive interface plate embedded by overmolding a plurality of heat pipes and electrodes placed between the heat pipes closely between battery cells.
A battery holder includes a terminal component electrically connected to one electrode of a battery and a battery restraining part that is separate from the terminal component. The terminal component includes: a fixed portion fixed to a mounting surface; an arm portion extending from the fixed portion to come into contact with said electrode; and a cutout portion opened toward the battery in said arm portion.
|Electrical energy storage cell and method for producing an electrical energy storage cell|
The invention relates to an electrical energy storage cell comprising a multiplicity of first electrode elements with parallel surfaces, a multiplicity of second electrode elements with parallel surfaces which run parallel to the surfaces of the first electrode elements, which second electrode elements are galvanically isolated from the first electrode elements, a first planar contact element, which makes electrical contact with the multiplicity of first electrode elements, a second planar contact element, which makes electrical contact with the multiplicity of second electrode elements, at least one first planar contact connector, which makes electrical contact with the first contact element, a first pole contact, which makes electrical contact with the first planar contact connector, and a second pole contact, which is electrically connected to the second planar contact element.. .
|Electric storage device and electric storage apparatus|
An electric storage device includes a case having a cuboid shape and including a terminal surface having an electrode terminal, a bottom surface opposite to the terminal surface, a long side surface, and a short side surface. The device also includes an electric storage element formed by winding positive and negative plates being laminated via a separator, the electric storage element being housed in the case and being away from an inner surface of the long side surface, the electric storage element being in electrical connection with the electrode terminal, and a heat transfer member in contact with an outer surface of the long side surface..
|Lithium ion battery|
In a lithium ion battery provided with a cleavage valve that discharges gas in accordance with an internal pressure rise, and a discharge capacity x of the battery being 30 ah or more and less than 100 ah, a positive electrode composite contains a mixed active material of layered lithium nickel manganese cobalt composite oxide (nmc) and spinel lithium manganese oxide (sp-mn). A density of the positive electrode composite is 2.4 to 2.7 g/cm3, an application quantity of the positive electrode composite is 175 to 250 g/cm2, and when a weight ratio (nmc/sp-mn) is defined as y, a relation of y<−0.0062x+1.05 is satisfied.
|High performance flow battery|
High performance flow batteries, based on alkaline zinc/ferro-ferricyanide rechargeable (“znfe”) and similar flow batteries, may include one or more of the following improvements. First, the battery design has a cell stack comprising a low resistance positive electrode in at least one positive half cell and a low resistance negative electrode in at least one negative half cell, where the positive electrode and negative electrode resistances are selected for uniform high current density across a region of the cell stack.
|Method for providing electrical potential from a sodium-based secondary cell|
The present invention provides a method for providing electrical potential from a solid-state sodium-based secondary cell (or rechargeable battery). A secondary cell is provided that includes a solid sodium metal negative electrode that is disposed in a non-aqueous negative electrolyte solution that includes an ionic liquid.
|Lithium ion battery cell having a capacitance sensor and method for monitoring the condition of a lithium ion battery cell of this type|
A lithium ion battery cell includes a graphite cathode, and an excess pressure valve. The excess pressure valve is configured to open in the presence of a predetermined battery cell internal pressure and discharging gases that have been produced inside the battery cell.
|Secondary battery pack of compact structure|
Disclosed herein is a secondary battery pack including a battery cell having an electrode assembly mounted in a battery case together with an electrolyte, a protection circuit module (pcm) having a protection circuit for controlling overcharge, overdischarge, and overcurrent of the battery cell, an insulative mounting member mounted to a top cap of the battery cell, and an insulative cap coupled to the upper end of the battery cell, wherein the top cap is provided with at least one protrusion-type electrode terminal, and the top cap is provided at a partial region where the protrusion-type electrode terminal is not formed with a space (depression space) depressed downward by a predetermined depth. The insulative mounting member is provided with a through-hole (a first through-hole) corresponding to the protrusion-type electrode terminal and a through-hole (a second through-hole) corresponding to the depression space, the pcm is provided with a coupling through-hole corresponding to the first through-hole, and the coupling of the insulative mounting member and the pcm to the battery cell is achieved by successively fixedly inserting the protrusion-type electrode terminal through the first through-hole of the insulative mounting member and the coupling through-hole of the pcm..
|Flexible electrode assembly and rechargeable battery including the same|
The electrode assembly of the present invention having an electrode layer including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode includes a stacking portion where the electrode layer is overlapped and disposed, and a connection formed between the stacking portions to connect the stacking portions and having a smaller thickness than the stacking portion.. .
|Phosphorus-doped nickel nanoparticle and method of manufacturing the same|
The present invention provides a method of manufacturing a phosphorus-doped nickel nanoparticle. The method includes the steps of: mixing a nickel solution including a nickel compound and a solvent, a seed particle, and a phosphorus-containing reductant in an arbitrary order to prepare a mixed solution; and adjusting ph of the mixed solution such that the mixed solution becomes acidic.
|Substrate processing apparatus and substrate processing method|
Disclosed is a substrate processing apparatus and method which facilitate to improve uniformity of thin film material and also facilitate to control quality of thin film by the use of plasma forming space and source gas distributing space separately provided from each other, wherein the substrate processing apparatus includes a process chamber; a substrate support for supporting a plurality of substrates, the substrate support rotatably provided inside the process chamber; and a electrode unit arranged above the substrate support and provided with the plasma forming space and the source gas distributing space, wherein the plasma forming space is spatially separated from the source gas distributing space.. .
|Manufacturing method of electrode material|
A method of manufacturing a composite materials in which a carbon material and a metal compound can maintain a nanosized form as a final product is realized, and a method for manufacturing a superior electrode material is provided. A metal compound precursor is formed from a metal compound material source, and a mixture of the metal compound precursor and a carbon material is calcinated.
|Renewable energy conversion and storage equipment|
An objective of the present invention is to provide an energy conversion and storage equipment which is capable of efficiently generating hydrogen using varying electric power generated from renewable energy and is capable of storing the hydrogen. The invention is an apparatus for converting and storing renewable energy in which hydrogen is produced with a water electrolysis device using the varying electric power generated in renewable-energy equipment and the hydrogen is stored, the apparatus being characterized in that the water electrolysis device includes an oxygen generation electrode which comprises an ir—mn alloy oxide.
|Method and apparatus for sterilizing a liquid solution using radio-frequency|
Process, and system, for sterilization of a product constituted by a non-distilled or demineralized liquid solution (3) contained in a rigid and/or flexible container (2). The process provides for at least one step of heating via capacitive supply of high-frequency current, with electrodes with facing surface of a closed-circuit electrode system (1) on the product, followed by a step of cooling with interruption of the supplied current; during at least part of the heating step, a counter-pressure pressure (p2) is supplied and acts inside the system (1) and on the product being treated..
|Cartridge provided with coil-shaped electrode member|
A cartridge includes: a rotation body; and an electrode member. The electrode member is configured to supply the rotation body with electric power from an external electrode provided outside of the cartridge.
|Lubricant supply system, image forming apparatus, and process cartridge|
A solid lubricant supply system includes a solid lubricant supplier to receive and supply solid lubricant to a solid lubricant supplying target. A pair of first and second moveable planar electrodes is opposed to each other.
|High voltage photoconductive switch package|
A photoconductive switch having a wide bandgap material substrate between opposing electrodes, and a doped dielectric filler that is in contact with both the electrodes and the substrate at the triple point. The dielectric filler material is doped with a conductive material to make it partially or completely conducting, to minimize the field enhancement near the triple point both when the substrate is not conducting in the “off” state and when the substrate is rendered conducting by radiation in the “on” state..
|Integration of a mems beam with optical waveguide and deflection in two dimensions|
A high density, low power, high performance information system, method and apparatus are described in which an integrated circuit apparatus includes a plurality of deflectable mems optical beam waveguides (e.g., 190) at each die edge which are each formed with an optical beam structure (193) which is encapsulated by a waveguide beam structure (194) to extend into a deflection cavity (198) and which is surrounded by a plurality of deflection electrodes (195-197) that are positioned on walls of the deflection cavity (198) to provide two-dimensional deflection control of each deflectable mems optical beam waveguide in response to application of one or more deflection voltages to provide optical communications (e.g., 184) between different die.. .