|| List of recent Electrode-related patents
| Method for determining local resistivity and carrier concentration using scanning spreading resistance measurement set-up|
The disclosure is related to an ssrm method for measuring the local resistivity and carrier concentration of a conductive sample. The method includes contacting the conductive sample at one side with an afm probe and at another side with a contact electrode, modulating, at a modulation frequency, the force applied to maintain physical contact between the afm probe and the sample while preserving the physical contact between the afm probe and the sample, thereby modulating at the modulation frequency the spreading resistance of the sample; measuring the current flowing through the sample between the afm probe and the contact electrode; and deriving from the measured current the modulated spreading resistance.
| System and method to electrically charge implantable devices|
An implantable device having a power source is provided. The power source uses reverse electrowetting technology to generate a charge to power the implantable device.
| Systems and methods for coupling conductors to conductive contacts of electrical stimulation systems|
An electrical stimulation lead includes a plurality of conductive contacts disposed at a distal end and a proximal end of a lead body. The plurality of conductive contacts includes a plurality of electrodes and a plurality of terminals.
| Header for implantable pulse generator and method of making same|
A header for use in implantable pulse generator devices. The header is part of electrical connector assembly having one or more openings designed to receive the terminal pin of an electrical lead wire or electrode.
| Crimp terminations for conductors in implantable medical lead and method of making same|
A method of manufacturing an implantable medical lead is disclosed herein. The method may include: providing a lead body including a proximal end, a distal end, and an electrode near the distal end; provide a conductor extending between the proximal and distal ends; providing a crimp including a ribbon-like member and extending the ribbon-like member around the conductor; and mechanically and electrically connecting the ribbon-like member to the electrode..
| Techniques for placing medical leads for electrical stimulation of nerve tissue|
This disclosure is directed to extra, intra, and transvascular medical lead placement techniques for arranging medical leads and electrical stimulation and/or sensing electrodes proximate nerve tissue within a patient.. .
| Leads incorporating a laser processed electrode|
Medical devices may include an electrode that has been processed to increase its surface area. In some cases, an electrode may be processed using an ultrafast laser to produce an electrode surface that includes macrostructures formed within the electrode surface and nanostructures formed on the macrostructures.
| Renal nerve modulation and ablation catheter electrode design|
An intravascular nerve modulation or tissue/ablation heating system comprising an elongate shaft having a proximal end region and a distal end region, a plurality of electrodes disposed adjacent the distal end region, wherein the plurality of electrodes are configured to operate in phase.. .
| Optical neuron stimulation prosthetic using silicon carbide|
The microfabricated prosthetic device uses local, direct, and wavelength-specific optical stimulation to achieve an action potential from a single or small group of neurons within the central nervous system (cns). The device is biocompatible, mechanically flexible, and optically transparent.
| Method and system of graphical representation of lead connector block and implantable pulse generators on a clinician programmer|
The present disclosure involves a method of providing graphical representations of medical devices and connections between the medical devices. A graphical representation of a lead is displayed.
| Parameter visualization, selection, and annotation interface|
A system and method for providing a user interface by which to display and/or control stimulation parameter settings includes a processor displaying a ray at an angle from a predetermined direction, and about a point representing a leadwire, that corresponds to a direction at which an electrical field is produced by respective electrical settings of one or more directional electrodes of the leadwire, and whose ray length corresponds to an electrical amplitude of an electrical parameter of the one or more directional electrodes.. .
| Method and system of quick neurostimulation electrode configuration and positioning|
The present disclosure involves a method of determining electrode configuration and positioning for neurostimulation. A virtual representation of an implant lead is provided.
| System and method for autonomic blood pressure regulation|
A system for regulating blood pressure by stimulating an afferent pathway to the brain which produces an efferent output in kidneys includes a electrode device adapted for implantation in the cervical region, a stimulator generator, a cable connecting the electrode device and the stimulator generator, wherein the cervical region is generally located between a pair of common carotid arteries, above an aortic arch and in front of cervical vertebrae c2 and c3. A method of implantation includes placing the electrode device in the cervical region, selectively energizing the device in accordance with a stimulation scheme, assessing any changes in the patient's blood pressure, selectively energizing the device in accordance with another stimulation scheme, and assessing any changes in the patient's blood, for determining an optical stimulation scheme, wherein stimulation scheme involves parameters including, for example, position, placement and configuration of the electrode device in relation to surrounding tissue and/or organs, selection of electrodes energized, width, frequency and amplitude of stimulation current..
| Selection of pacing sites to enhance cardiac performance|
Systems and methods for selection of electrodes and related pacing configuration parameters used to pace a heart chamber are described. A change in the hemodynamic state of a patient is detected.
| Cochlear implant with improved electrode array and controller|
A cochlear implant device includes a deformable and stretchable flexible strip composed of a biological compatible material and positioned about a longitudinal axis so as to form a spiral. The implant device has a plurality of conductive strips with electrode windows formed so as to expose a segment of each conductive strip.
| Spinal cord stimulation system|
A method for optimizing the stimulation of the dorsal column of the spinal cord is disclosed. The method includes providing a stimulating electrode array and a frame element.
| Neurological treatment system|
A neurological treatment apparatus includes a first endovascular device comprising a plurality of first electrodes extending along a first length in a distal portion of the first device, the distal portion of the first device being configured for endoluminal navigation into cerebral vasculature, and a second endovascular device comprising a plurality of second electrodes extending along a second length in a distal portion of the second device, configured for endoluminal navigation into the cerebral vasculature, such that electrostimulative current may be passed between the first and second electrodes.. .
| Bi-polar surgical instrument|
A surgical device is disclosed that comprises a sleeve member, a shaft member and a pair of electrodes. The shaft member extends distally of the sleeve member and has a pair of electrode channels that open at the distal end of the shaft member, wherein the electrode channels are positioned adjacent to one another.
| Bi-polar surgical instrument|
A surgical device is disclosed that comprises a shaft member and a pair of electrodes. The shaft member has a pair of electrode channels that open at the distal end of the shaft member, wherein the electrode channels are positioned adjacent to one another.
| Fabric electrode head|
An electrode head is disclosed that utilizes electrically conductive or dissipative fabric to exchange electrical energy with tissue. This electrode head may be used for any appropriate application, such as a catheter electrode, a return electrode, or the like.
| Apparatus for transcutaneously treating tissue|
An apparatus for transcutaneously treating tissue beneath a skin surface using radiofrequency energy. The apparatus includes an electrode assembly supported by a handpiece.
| Cool rf electrode|
Systems and methods for ablating tissue in the living body can include a cool electrode.. .
| Renal rf ablation system with a movable virtual electrode and related methods of use|
Tissue ablation devices and methods for using tissue ablation devices are disclosed. A tissue ablation device may include an elongate guide member having a distal section defined by a sidewall defining a lumen and having a plurality of openings.
| Ablation device and method for electroporating tissue cells|
A method and system for producing deep lesions without the production of high heat. The method generally includes ablating target tissue cells with a device in communication with an energy generator programmable to ablate tissue using heat energy, electroporation, or a combination thereof.
| Integrated microneedle array and a method for manufacturing thereof|
The invention relates to a method of manufacturing of a microneedle array comprising the steps of selecting a soft production mold comprising a set of microscopic incisions defining geometry of the microneedles, said soft production mold being capable of providing the microneedle array integrated into a base plate; using a filler material for abundantly filling the microscopic incisions of the soft production mold thereby producing the microneedle array with pre-defined geometry integrated into the base plate; wherein for the filler material a water or alcohol based ceramic or polymer-ceramic slurry is selected. The invention further relates to a microneedle array 16, a composition comprising a microneedle array, a system for enabling transport of a substance through a barrier and a system for measuring an electric signal using an electrode..
| Electroporation devices|
Electroporation devices are provided which include a forceps-type member carrying first and second electrodes and a grip member carrying a third electrode. The third electrode is independently movable with respect to the first and second electrodes in order to vary the spatial configuration of the electrical field generated by the device and thus enable an improved range of action and efficacy.
| Medical instrument|
A medical instrument includes a multilayer wiring board having first, second and third wirings, a fourth wiring formed in a first wiring layer, and a fifth wiring formed in a second wiring layer. A first via conductor electrically connects the third and fifth wirings.
| Method for analyzing nerve fiber distribution and measuring normalized evoked compound action electric potential|
A method for analyzing nerve fibers distribution is provided, including inputting a stimulation signal into a nerve tissue through at least two sensing and conducting electrodes, applying a stimulation signal ratio to control the stimulation signal using an electric current steering technique to electrically stimulate a plurality of nerve fibers within a plurality of stimulations areas of the nerve tissue; receiving a plurality of evoked compound action potentials (ecap) using at least two sensing and conducting electrodes due to the nerve fibers electrically stimulated and computing a distance between the nerve fiber and the conducting electrodes including eliminating non-ideal effect caused by an electric potential attenuation factor, wherein the electric potential attenuation factor is a function of the distance between each of the conducting electrodes and the nerve tissue; and integrating and comparing the received ecaps and analyzing the nerve fibers distribution of the nerve tissue.. .
| Cardiac performance monitoring system for use with mobile communications devices|
Described herein are apparatuses (e.g., devices, systems, software), and methods for monitoring the cardiac health of a patient. The apparatuses and methods may include a smartphone or hand held computing device having an accelerometer.
| Continuous assesment of ecg signal quality|
A method and system for assessing an electrocardiogram (ecg) signal quality are disclosed. In a first aspect, the method comprises determining a kurtosis calculation of the ecg signal and determining whether the kurtosis calculation satisfies a first threshold to continuously assess the ecg signal quality.
| Apparatus and method for measuring biochemical parameters|
In a first embodiment, electrodes are coupled to a surface at first, second, and third locations, the first location being further from the third location than from the second location. Impedance is measured at distinct frequencies between pairs of the electrodes.
| Biological sample collection device and system|
A biological sample collection device includes a top cover plate, a bottom portion attached to the top cover plate, the bottom portion comprising a remotely-analyzable biological sample collection portion to collect a biological sample from a body of a subject. The biological sample is to be analyzed at a remote processing facility at a later time.
| Coated high-temperature superconducting wire and high-temperature superconducting coil including the same|
In a coated high-temperature superconducting wire 1 in which a superconducting yttrium-based wire (high-temperature superconducting wire) 2 having a rectangular cross section is coated by an insulating layer 6, the insulating layer 6 is an electrodeposited film made of block copolymerized polyimide which contains siloxane bonds in a polyimide main chain and which has molecules with anionic groups. A coil formed from the superconducting yttrium-based wire 2 is impregnated with epoxy resin, and the epoxy resin is cured.
| Back cover for mobile terminals|
A back cover for mobile terminals which protects the rear surface of a mobile terminal having a battery in the rear surface. The back cover includes: a cover body mounted to the rear surface of the mobile terminal; hooks formed on the edge of the cover body and locked to the rear surface of the mobile terminal; a terminal unit provided on a first surface of the cover body at a location corresponding to terminals of the mobile terminal; a pattern electrode unit provided on a second surface of the cover body and electrically connected to the terminal unit, the pattern electrode unit having an electrode that electrically connects the terminals of the mobile terminal to an outside charger; and a magnet placed in the cover body and magnetically connected to the outside charger..
| Battery wiring module|
A battery wiring module is configured for attachment to an electric cell group constituted by an array of a plurality of electric cells, each having positive and negative electrode terminals. The battery wiring module includes a bus bar connectable to the electrode terminals, a detection wire for detecting a state of the electric cell group, a resin protector for holding the bus bar, a lid portion that covers the bus bar and is made of an insulating material, and at least one wall portion disposed on a face of the lid portion opposite to the bus bar in a direction intersecting the lid portion.
| Protective coating for a plasma processing chamber part and a method of use|
A flexible polymer or elastomer coated rf return strap to be used in a plasma chamber to protect the rf strap from plasma generated radicals such as fluorine and oxygen radicals, and a method of processing a semiconductor substrate with reduced particle contamination in a plasma processing apparatus. The coated rf strap minimizes particle generation and exhibits lower erosion rates than an uncoated base component.
| Polishing slurry for cmp and polishing method|
A method including preparing a polishing slurry for cmp for polishing at least a conductor layer and a conductive substance layer in contact with the conductor layer, wherein the absolute value of the potential difference between the conductive substance and the conductor at 50±5° c. Is 0.25 v or less in the polishing slurry when a positive electrode and a negative electrode of a potentiometer are connected to the conductive substance and the conductor, respectively.
| Manufacturing method of semiconductor storage device|
In a manufacturing method, gate electrode materials and a hard-mask material are deposited above a substrate. First mandrels are formed on the hard-mask material in a region of cell array.
| Semiconductor device and method for fabricating the same|
A method of fabricating a semiconductor device includes forming a first gate pattern and a dummy gate pattern on a first active area and a second active area of a substrate, respectively, the first gate pattern including a first gate insulating layer and a silicon gate electrode, removing the dummy gate pattern to expose a surface of the substrate in the second active area, forming a second gate pattern including a second gate insulating layer and a metal gate electrode on the exposed surface of the substrate, the first gate insulating layer having a thickness larger than a thickness of the second gate insulating layer, and forming a gate silicide on the silicon gate electrode after forming the second gate pattern.. .
| High breakdown voltage embedded mim capacitor structure|
Methods and devices related to a plurality of high breakdown voltage embedded capacitors are presented. A semiconductor device may include gate material embedded in an insulator, a plurality of metal contacts, and a plurality of capacitors.
| Work function tailoring for nonvolatile memory applications|
Embodiments of the invention generally relate to a resistive switching nonvolatile memory device having an interface layer structure disposed between at least one of the electrodes and a variable resistance layer formed in the nonvolatile memory device, and a method of forming the same. Typically, resistive switching memory elements may be formed as part of a high-capacity nonvolatile memory integrated circuit, which can be used in various electronic devices, such as digital cameras, mobile telephones, handheld computers, and music players.
| Large dimension device and method of manufacturing same in gate last process|
An integrated circuit device and methods of manufacturing the same are disclosed. In an example, integrated circuit device includes a capacitor having a doped region disposed in a semiconductor substrate, a dielectric layer disposed over the doped region, and an electrode disposed over the dielectric layer.
| Semiconductor devices including a support for an electrode and methods of forming semiconductor devices including a support for an electrode|
Semiconductor devices are provided. Each of the semiconductor devices may include a plurality of electrodes.
| Methods of fabricating a semiconductor device with capacitors using mold structure and protection layer|
A method of fabricating a semiconductor device with capacitors may include forming a mold structure on a lower structure, patterning the mold structure to form a plurality of holes exposing the lower structure, forming a protection layer on sidewalls of the mold structure exposed by the holes, forming lower electrodes in the holes provided with the protection layer, removing the mold structure to expose the protection layer, removing the protection layer to expose sidewalls of the lower electrodes, and sequentially forming a dielectric film and an upper electrode on the lower electrodes.. .
| Oxygen scavenging spacer for a gate electrode|
At least one layer including a scavenging material and a dielectric material is deposited over a gate stack, and is subsequently anisotropically etched to form a oxygen-scavenging-material-including gate spacer. The oxygen-scavenging-material-including gate spacer can be a scavenging-nanoparticle-including gate spacer or a scavenging-island-including gate spacer.
| Split-channel transistor and methods for forming the same|
A fin field-effect transistor (finfet) includes a fin, which includes a channel splitter having a first bandgap, and a channel including a first portion and a second portion on opposite sidewalls of the channel splitter. The channel has a second bandgap smaller than the first bandgap.
| Dram with dual level word lines|
A top semiconductor layer and conductive cap structures over deep trench capacitors are simultaneously patterned by an etch. Each patterned portion of the conductive cap structures constitutes a conductive cap structure, which laterally contacts a semiconductor material portion that is one of patterned remaining portions of the top semiconductor layer.
| Method for manufacturing a semiconductor device|
The improvement of the reliability of a semiconductor device having a split gate type monos memory is implemented. An ono film and a second polysilicon film are sequentially formed so as to fill between a first polysilicon film and a dummy gate electrode.
| Manufacturing method and manufacturing apparatus of functional element|
According to one embodiment, the manufacturing method of a functional element includes filling a solvent comprising hydrogen gas and having organic molecules dispersed therein into a gap between the first electrode and the second electrode formed facing the first electrode, and forming an organic layer containing the organic molecules mentioned above between the first electrode and the second electrode.. .
| Method for manufacturing three-dimensionally shaped comb-tooth electret electrode|
A method for manufacturing a three-dimensionally shaped comb-tooth electret electrode, provided with positive ions, includes: forming a three-dimensional movable comb-tooth electrode and a three-dimensional fixed comb-tooth electrode from an si substrate; contacting a vapor including ions thereto, and forming an oxide layer including ions upon surfaces of the comb-tooth electrodes with heat applied thereto; and applying a voltage between the movable electrode and the fixed electrode with heat applied thereto, and thereby causing the ions included in the oxide layer to shift to a surface of the oxide layer; wherein, the voltage between the movable electrode and the fixed electrode is changed, so that the operation of each of the comb-teeth of the movable electrode being alternatingly pulled in against two opposed comb-teeth of the fixed electrode is repeated, and the pulling in voltage and the pulled-in state release voltage are gradually increased.. .
| Thin film transistor array panel and manufacturing method thereof|
A thin film transistor array panel includes: a substrate including a display area and a drive region in which a driving chip for transmitting a driving signal to the pixels is located; a gate line in the display area; a storage electrode line; a gate driving pad coupled to the driving chip; a gate insulating layer; a first semiconductor layer on the gate insulating layer and overlapped with a gate electrode protruding from the gate line; a second semiconductor layer formed on the gate insulating layer and overlapped with a sustain electrode protruding from the storage electrode line; a data line crossing the gate line in an insulated manner and a drain electrode separated from the data line; and a pixel electrode coupled to the drain electrode, and the drain electrode comprises a drain bar facing the source electrode, and a drain extender overlapped with the second semiconductor layer.. .
| Method of manufacturing light emitting diode die|
An exemplary method of manufacturing a light emitting diode (led) die includes steps: providing a preformed led structure, the led structure including a first substrate, and a nucleation layer, a buffer layer, an n-type layer, a muti-quantum well layer and an p-type layer formed successively on the first substrate; forming at least one insulation block on the p-type layer; forming a mirror layer on the on the p-type layer and covering the insulation block; forming a conductive second substrate on the mirror layer; removing the first substrate, the nucleation layer and the buffer layer and exposing a bottom surface of the n-type layer; and disposing one n-electrode on the exposed surface of the n-type layer. The n-electrode is located corresponding to the insulation block..
| Method for making light emitting diode|
A method for making a light emitting diode includes the following steps. A first epitaxial substrate having a first epitaxial growth surface is provided.
| Microfluidic biological barrier model and associated method|
A biological barrier model is disclosed. In some embodiments the barrier may be configured to model the blood brain barrier.
| Cardiomyocytes-containing device and method for manufacturing and using the same|
A method for developing a disease model for a disease that is caused by or modified by stretching of cells, in particular a cardiac disease model uses a device for determining the cardiotoxicity of a chemical compound, comprising a substrate (10) carrying a deformable stack (34), said stack being partially detached from the substrate by a cavity (32) allowing an out-of-plane deformation of the stack, said stack comprising a first deformable layer (16), a second deformable layer (20) and a multi-electrode structure (18) sandwiched between the first and second deformable layers, the second deformable layer carrying a pattern of cardiomyocytes (28) adhered thereto; and a liquid container (26) mounted on the substrate for exposing the cardiomyocytes to the chemical compound. A method of manufacturing such a device is also disclosed..
| Method for fabricating a fuel cell including a membrane-electrode assembly|
A method for fabricating a fuel cell includes fixedly attaching a reinforcement to a proton-exchange membrane and to an electrode placed against a first face of the proton-exchange membrane. The reinforcement has a median aperture through which an interior portion of the electrode is exposed.
| Process for producing rechargeable electrochemical metal-oxygen cells|
The invention relates to a process for producing a rechargeable electrochemical metal-oxygen cell, comprising at least one positive electrode, at least one negative metal-comprising electrode and at least one separator having two sides for separating the positive and negative electrodes, wherein, in one of the process steps, at least one side of the separator is coated with at least one material for forming one of the two electrodes (hereinafter referred to as electrode material) or at least one side of at least one of the two electrodes is coated with at least one material for forming the separator (hereinafter referred to as separator material) to form a separator-electrode assembly.. .
| Gas diffusion electrodes for metal-oxygen cells and their production|
The present invention further relates to processes for producing such gas diffusion electrodes and rechargeable electrochemical metal-oxygen cells comprising such gas diffusion electrodes.. .
| Temperature dependent ionic gate|
An electrochemical device having a liquid electrolyte which includes a protic solvent, an anode electrode disposed in contact with the liquid electrolyte, and a cathode electrode disposed in contact with the liquid electrolyte. A membrane which interrupts the transport of ions between the electrodes at a predetermined temperature is disposed in the liquid electrolyte between the anode electrode and the cathode electrode.
| Sulphonate based compound, polymer electrolyte membrane comprising same and fuel cell comprising same|
The present invention relates to a novel sulfonate-based compound, a method for preparing the same, a polymer electrolyte membrane comprising the sulfonate-based compound, a membrane electrode assembly comprising the same and a fuel cell comprising the same.. .
| Electrochemical device comprising composite bipolar plate and method of using the same|
An electrochemical device and methods of using the same. In one embodiment, the electrochemical device may be used as a fuel cell and/or as an electrolyzer and includes a membrane electrode assembly (mea), an anodic gas diffusion medium in contact with the anode of the mea, a cathodic gas diffusion medium in contact with the cathode, a first bipolar plate in contact with the anodic gas diffusion medium, and a second bipolar plate in contact with the cathodic gas diffusion medium.
| Fuel cell device and system|
Fuel cell devices and systems are provided. In certain embodiments, the devices include a ceramic support structure having a length, a width, and a thickness with the length direction being the dominant direction of thermal expansion.
| Gas diffusion electrodes for rechargeable electrochemical cells|
The present invention further relates to a process for producing such gas diffusion electrodes and also rechargeable electrochemical cells comprising such gas diffusion electrodes.. .
| Metal-air battery|
A metal-air battery that includes a positive electrode layer, a negative electrode layer, and an electrolyte layer between the positive electrode layer and the negative electrode layer, in which a metal porous body is further provided between the negative electrode layer and the electrolyte layer.. .
| Fuel cell, method for producing fuel cell, electronic apparatus, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide-immobilized electrode, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide-immobilized carrier, enzyme reaction utilization device, protein-immobilized electrode and protein-immobilized carrier|
A biofuel cell having a structure in which a positive electrode and a negative electrode face each other via a proton conductor, the biofuel cell configured so that an enzyme is used to extract electrons from a fuel, wherein the negative electrode is configured from an electrode including carbon and/or an inorganic compound having pores with a size of 2 nm or more and 100 nm or less on the surface, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide and/or a derivative thereof being immobilized on the carbon and/or the inorganic compound. A carbon particle, a carbon sheet, or carbon fiber is used as the carbon..
| Sodium secondary battery electrode and sodium secondary battery|
The present invention provides an electrode that can be used for a sodium secondary battery having a larger discharge capacity when charging and discharging are performed repeatedly than that of the prior art. This sodium secondary battery electrode contains tin (sn) powder as an electrode active material.
| Secondary battery|
A secondary battery which includes a positive electrode and a negative electrode, wherein the negative electrode has a negative electrode collector and a negative electrode active material layer, and the negative electrode collector has a base material which is formed of aluminum foil and an resin film which has a thickness of 0.01 to 5 μm and does not allow a nonaqueous electrolyte to permeate therethrough.. .
| Electrolyte-negative electrode structure, and lithium ion secondary battery comprising the same|
There are provided a constitution which can suppress a decrease in the cycle performance in repetition of charging and discharging, and a lithium ion secondary battery comprising the constitution. An electrolyte-negative electrode structure (7) comprises: a negative electrode (4) in which a negative electrode active material layer (3) comprising a material capable of intercalating lithium ions is formed on a current collector (2); and a solid electrolyte (6) comprising an inorganic particle having lithium ion conductivity, a polymer gel to be impregnated with an electrolyte solution, and an organic polymer acting as a binder for the inorganic particle and being capable of being impregnated with the polymer gel, wherein the negative electrode active material layer (3) and the solid electrolyte (6) are unified through the organic polymer as a medium..
| Negative-electrode material, negative electrode active material, negative electrode, and alkali metal ion battery|
A negative-electrode material is a carbonaceous negative-electrode material used in an alkali metal ion battery and an average layer spacing d002 of face (002) calculated by an x-ray diffraction method using cukα radiation as a radiation source is equal to or more than 0.340 nm. When the negative-electrode material is embedded in an epoxy resin, the epoxy resin is cured, the resultant cured material is cut and polished to expose a cross-section of the negative-electrode material, and the cross-section is observed in a bright field with 1000 times magnification using an optical microscope, a first region and a second region having different reflectance ratios are observed from the cross-section of the negative-electrode material..
| Negative electrode material for lithium ion batteries|
A complex alloy of at least three phases comprising a composite alloy composed of an si single phase and an si—al-m alloy phase, and an l phase offers a negative electrode material. M is an element selected from transition metals and metals of groups 4 and 5, and l is in, sn, sb, pb or mg.
| Lithium secondary battery|
An object of the present invention is to provide a lithium secondary battery that has a lithium nickel phosphate compound in the positive electrode, is free of collapse of the crystal structure even at high potentials and is resistant to cycle deterioration. The lithium secondary battery according to the present invention has a positive electrode active material.
| Positive-electrode active material, manufacturing method of the same, and nonaqueous electrolyte rechargeable battery having the same|
A positive-electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte rechargeable battery includes a core portion and a shell portion. The core portion contains an inorganic oxide with a polyanionic structure.
| Positive-electrode active material, manufacturing method of the same, and nonaqueous electrolyte rechargeable battery having the same|
A positive-electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte rechargeable battery includes a core portion and a shell portion. The core portion includes at least one of an inorganic oxide having a polyanionic structure and an inorganic compound oxide having a polyanionic structure and including a carbon.
| Carbon material for nonaqueous secondary battery, negative electrode using carbon material and nonaqueous secondary battery|
This invention aims to provide a carbon material for a nonaqueous secondary battery having a high capacity and excellent charging/discharging load characteristics, which is used as a negative electrode material for a nonaqueous secondary battery. This invention relates to a carbon material for a nonaqueous secondary battery, which has a specific (1) raman r value, (2) n atom concentration/c atom concentration ratio, and (3) s atom concentration/c atom concentration ratio..
| Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof|
The present invention provides a method of manufacturing a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery in which graphite fissuring during rolling of the negative electrode mixture layer is prevented and a deterioration in the performance of the battery is thereby suppressed. The manufacturing method provided by the present invention is a method of manufacturing a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery that has a positive electrode and a negative electrode, and includes: a coating step of coating a current collector 22 with a positive electrode mixture 23 containing graphite 25; a magnetic field application step of applying, to the negative electrode mixture 23 made to coat the current collector 22 in the coating step, a magnetic field in which the magnetic lines of force are oriented in one direction parallel to the plane of the current collector 22 coated with the negative electrode mixture 23; a drying step of drying the negative electrode mixture 23 to which the magnetic field has been applied in the magnetic field application step; and a rolling step of rolling a negative electrode mixture layer resulted from the drying step..
| Positive active material composition for rechargeable lithium battery, and positive electrode and rechargeable lithium battery including same|
A positive active material composition for a rechargeable lithium battery includes a positive active material including a first active material having a ph of about 5.00 to about 10.99 and a second active material having a ph of about 11.00 to about 13.00, an aqueous binder, and water.. .
| Polymer electrolyte and lithium rechargeable battery including the same|
A polymer electrolyte having improved reliability and safety by increasing thermal stability of a polymer of the polymer electrolyte and crosslinking density of a matrix of the polymer while improving electrode impregnation capability by inducing low viscosity in a pre-gel composition, and a lithium rechargeable battery including the same are disclosed. The polymer electrolyte is a cured product of a polymer electrolyte composition including a lithium salt, a non-aqueous organic solvent, and a pre-gel composition including a first monomer represented by chemical formula 1, a second monomer represented by chemical formula 2 and a third monomer represented by chemical formula 3..
| Rechargeable battery and heat treatment device|
An embodiment of the present invention provides a rechargeable battery that prevents generation of a crack under the longitudinal compression condition by increasing an elongation ratio to a part of the bottom of the case to prevent an internal short-circuit. A rechargeable battery according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a case receiving an electrode assembly; a cap plate covering an opening of the case; and an electrode terminal provided in the cap plate and electrically connected to the electrode assembly, the case includes side walls connected with each other and forming the opening in one side and a bottom connecting neighboring side walls at the opposite side of the opening for sealing, and the bottom a first elongation portion having a first elongation ratio and a second elongation portion having a second elongation ratio that is higher than the first elongation ratio..
| Metal-resin complex and process for production thereof|
A metal-resin composite having high gas sealing properties is provided. An aluminum alloy structure having a shape surrounding the copper 63 is firstly formed, and the attached aluminum alloy is made closely contact with the copper electrode 63 and further made engaged into the copper electrode 63 by pressing or forging.
| Secondary battery|
A secondary battery that includes a can, an electrode assembly accommodated in the can together with an electrolytic solution, a cap assembly sealing the can, and an insulation member. The insulation member is interposed between the electrode assembly and the cap assembly.
| Layer cell, assembled battery including layer cell, and method for assembling layer cell|
Layer cell includes an outer casing, positive electrode, negative electrode, separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and electrically conductive current collector passing through the positive electrode, the negative electrode and the separator in an axial direction of the outer casing. The positive electrode, the negative electrode and the separator are stacked in the axial direction of the outer casing.
| Nonaqueous electrolyte battery|
A nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode containing an active material, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte, the negative electrode including a current collector and a negative electrode active material supported by the current collector, the negative electrode active material having a li insertion potential not lower than 0.2v (vs. Li/li+) and an average primary particle diameter not larger than 1 μm, and a specific surface area of the negative electrode, excluding a weight of the current collector, as determined by the bet method falls within a range of 3 to 50 m2/g..
| Cell wiring module|
A cell wiring module is configured to include a plurality of connection members connecting adjacent electrode terminals of a plurality of single cells having positive and negative electrode terminals. The cell wiring module includes a first unit housing a housed connection member, and a second unit connected to the first unit by a linking connection member different from the housed connection member.
| Sodium chalcogenide electrodes for sodium batteries|
A sodium-ion electrochemical cell described herein comprises a cathode, an anode, and a non-aqueous sodium-containing electrolyte therebetween. The electrolyte comprises a sodium salt dissolved in a liquid organic carrier.
| Battery designs with high capacity anode materials and cathode materials|
Improved high energy capacity designs for lithium ion batteries are described that take advantage of the properties of high specific capacity anode active compositions and high specific capacity cathode active compositions. In particular, specific electrode designs provide for achieving very high energy densities.
| Redox and plating electrode systems for an all-iron hybrid flow battery|
A system for a flow cell for a hybrid flow battery, comprising: a redox plate comprising a plurality of electrolyte flow channels; conductive inserts attached to the redox plate between adjacent electrolyte flow channels; a redox electrode attached to a surface of the redox plate; a plating electrode, comprising: a plurality of folded fins with an oscillating cross-section, the plurality of folded fins comprising: a first planar surface; a second planar surface, parallel to the first planar surface; a plurality of ridges intersecting the first and second planar surfaces such that the plurality of ridges divide the first planar surface into a first plurality of strips, and divide the second planar surface into a second plurality of strips; and a membrane barrier. In this way, the capacity and performance of hybrid flow batteries may be maximized, through decreasing the reaction kinetics, mass transport and ohmic resistance losses at both electrodes..
| Multiple electrode substrate thicknesses in battery cells for portable electronic devices|
The disclosed embodiments provide a battery cell. The battery cell includes an electrode containing an active material and a continuous substrate.
| Sodium-halogen secondary cell|
A sodium-halogen secondary cell that includes a negative electrode compartment housing a negative, sodium-based electrode and a positive electrode compartment housing a current collector disposed in a liquid positive electrode solution. The liquid positive electrode solution includes a halogen and/or a halide.
| Battery assembly with adhesive stop mechanism|
A battery assembly provided with an adhesive stop mechanism is disclosed. The battery assembly includes multiple battery cells, a primary retaining frame, a secondary retaining frame, two common electrodes and a bonding layer.
| Battery and motor vehicle|
A battery includes at least one battery cell in a battery cell housing and includes a housing cover having a monitoring circuit. An electrode of the at least one battery cell is connected in an electrically conductive manner to the battery cell housing via a switching mechanism in the monitoring circuit.
| Electrochemical energy storage cell and electrochemical energy storage device comprising at least one such electrochemical energy storage cell|
An electrochemical energy storage cell (10) includes an electrode assembly (12), which comprises at least one first electrode (14) of a first polarity and at least one second electrode (16) of a second polarity, and a film-like casing (24), which at least partially encloses the electrode assembly (12). To improve safety, the casing (24) comprises at least one first functional layer (243), which is designed to be at least partially electrically conductive and is connected to the at least one first electrode (14) of the electrode assembly (12) in an electrically conductive manner (21), and at least one electrical insulating layer (245), which separates the first functional layer (243) of the casing (24) in a layering direction (25) of the casing from the electrode assembly (12) in the normal operating state of the energy storage cell (10)..
| Rechargeable battery|
A rechargeable battery including an electrode assembly including a negative electrode and a positive electrode; a case housing the electrode assembly; a cap plate coupled to an opening of the case; a negative terminal and a positive terminal penetrating the cap plate and connected to the negative electrode and the positive electrode, respectively; an external short-circuit unit separately provided between the negative terminal and the cap plate and configured to short-circuit the negative terminal on the cap plate; and a thermistor for connecting the positive terminal and the cap plate, wherein the thermistor is configured to have reduced resistance when its temperature is increased.. .
| Hybrid capacitor-battery and supercapacitor with active bi-functional electrolyte|
An electrode includes a substrate having a carbon nanostructure (cns) disposed thereon and a coating including an active material conformally disposed about the carbon nanostructure and the substrate. The electrode is used in a hybrid capacitor-battery having a bifunctional electrolyte capable of energy storage..
| Gas phase deposition of battery separators|
Methods of making a battery component are provided. The method comprises gas phase depositing a composition onto an electrode, the composition comprising a first component and a second component, and removing at least a portion of the second component to form a separator comprising a porous polymer film on the electrode.
| Hybrid coating systems and methods|
Hybrid coating systems include an electrospark deposition device having an electrode that deposits a coating on a substrate and a laser that produces a laser beam directed towards at least a portion of the coating as the coating is deposited on the substrate.. .
| Electrode useable in electrochemical cell and method of making same|
A method of making an electrode useable in an electrochemical cell, includes the steps of (a) providing an electrically conductive substrate; (b) forming nanostructured current collectors on the conductive substrate; and (c) attaching nanoparticles of a ternary orthosilicate composite to the nanostructured current collectors. The ternary orthosilicate composite includes li2mnxfeycozsio4, where x+y+z=1..
| Modified flux system|
A method of manufacturing a flux cored electrode is described that includes a titanium oxide based flux system having a low water content, which resists moisture absorption, and which reduces the amount of impurities transferred to a weld metal comprising: providing titanium dioxide, the titanium dioxide including purified titanium dioxide; providing a solution of colloidal metal oxide, the colloidal metal oxide having an average particle size of less than about 800 nm; mixing together the titanium dioxide and solution of colloidal metal oxide; and, drying the mixture at a temperature of at least about 400° c. For at least about 30 minutes until a moisture content of the mixture is less than about 1%; and, forming a metal electrode sheath so as to include the mixture in a core of the metal electrode sheath.
| Medical electrode|
The present disclosure provides electrodes that possess hydrogels for contacting skin. In embodiments, an electrode of the present disclosure may include a substrate and a conductive composition on at least a portion of a surface of the substrate, the conductive composition including at least one hydrogel and at least one component capable of providing either a cooling or warming sensation upon electrical stimulation.