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 Electrochemical energy store comprising a conductivity section for overcharge protection patent thumbnailnew patent Electrochemical energy store comprising a conductivity section for overcharge protection
An electrochemical energy store with an anode, which is electrically connected to an anode space in which an anode material with a first fill level is arranged, and a cathode, which is electrically connected to a cathode space in which a cathode material with a second fill level is arranged, and an ion-conducting separator, which separates the anode space from the cathode space. The ion-conducting separator has a top region and a base region, wherein at least one conductivity section is provided in the top region of the ion-conducting separator, which conductivity section has greater electrical conductivity during correct operation of the electrochemical energy store than an electrically insulating insulation section in the base region, wherein at least one state of charge of the electrochemical energy store exists in which the anode material makes contact with the conductivity section in the anode space..
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


 Electrolyte system for high voltage lithium ion battery patent thumbnailnew patent Electrolyte system for high voltage lithium ion battery
A secondary high energy density lithium ion cell includes a cathode comprising a high voltage cathode active material, a lithium metal anode, and a non-aqueous electrolyte, wherein the non-aqueous electrolyte comprises an imide salt with a fluorosulfonyl group and a perchlorate salt, wherein the electrolyte is electrochemically stable at operating voltages greater than 4.2v.. .
Solidenergy Systems


 Quinone and hydroquinone based flow battery patent thumbnailnew patent Quinone and hydroquinone based flow battery
The invention provides an electrochemical cell based on a new chemistry for a flow battery for large scale, e.g., gridscale, electrical energy storage. Electrical energy is stored chemically in quinone molecules having multiple oxidation states, e.g., three or more.
President And Fellows Of Harvard College


 Driven electrochemical cell for electrolyte state of charge balance in energy storage devices patent thumbnailnew patent Driven electrochemical cell for electrolyte state of charge balance in energy storage devices
The invention concerns redox flow batteries comprising one or more electrochemical cells in fluid contact with an electrochemical balancing cell, the balancing cell comprising: (i) a first electrode comprising a gas diffusion electrode and the first electrode comprising a hydrogen oxidation catalyst, wherein the first electrode being maintained at a potential more positive than the thermodynamic potential for hydrogen evolution; (ii) a second electrode, the second electrode contacting negative electrolyte, and the second electrode being maintained at a potential sufficiently negative to reduce the negative electrolyte; (iii) a membrane dis posed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, the membrane suitable to allow hydrogen cations to flow from the membrane to the negative electrolyte; and (iv) a means for contacting hydrogen with the first electrode.. .
Lockheed Martin Advanced Energy Storage, Llc


 Apparatus, secondary battery, manufacturing method, and electronic device patent thumbnailnew patent Apparatus, secondary battery, manufacturing method, and electronic device
A lithium-ion secondary battery having stable charge characteristics and lifetime characteristics is manufactured. Before the secondary battery is completed, a positive electrode is subjected to an electrochemical reaction in a large amount of electrolyte solution in advance, so that the positive electrode can have stability.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.


 Two compartment lithium sulfur cell and assembly method patent thumbnailnew patent Two compartment lithium sulfur cell and assembly method
Electrochemical cells for lithium-sulfur batteries include a cathode comprising a sulfur containing material, an anode comprising lithium, a separator between the anode and cathode and an interlayer extending from a perimeter of the separator in a direction perpendicular to a stacking direction. The interlayer is configured to prevent polysulfide migration from the cathode to the anode..
Nissan North America, Inc.


 Separators for high voltage rechargeable lithium batteries and related methods patent thumbnailnew patent Separators for high voltage rechargeable lithium batteries and related methods
In accordance with at least selected embodiments, the present disclosure or invention is directed to improved or novel separators, cells, batteries, and/or methods of manufacture and/or use. In accordance with at least certain embodiments, the present disclosure or invention is directed to improved or novel separators such as a separator for a high energy and/or high voltage lithium ion battery which is stable up to a 4.5 volt, or preferably up to a 5.0 volt or higher charging voltage, such as a novel or improved single or multilayer or multiply microporous separator membrane.
Celgard, Llc


 Dopant-driven phase transitions in correlated metal oxides patent thumbnailnew patent Dopant-driven phase transitions in correlated metal oxides
Reversible phase transitions of exceptional magnitude may be induced in correlated metal oxides by altering their chemical compositions through reversible introduction of dopant ions and electronic carriers into the correlated metal oxides. One or more catalyst electrodes may be deposited onto a surface of a film of a correlated metal oxide such as a perovskite or a transition metal oxide.
President And Fellows Of Harvard College


 Method for fabricating a photovoltaic cell patent thumbnailnew patent Method for fabricating a photovoltaic cell
A method for producing a photovoltaic cell including the following successive steps: i) providing a substrate including a p/n photovoltaic junction, successively covered by a transparent conductive oxide layer, a first layer made from electrically insulating material and a second layer made from metallic material; ii) performing localised heat treatment by laser irradiation under conditions enabling the electrically insulating material and the metallic material to be made to react locally to form a seed layer, made from a metal-charged glassy compound, the seed layer being electrically connected to the p/n junction by way of the transparent conductive oxide layer; iii) performing removal of the second layer of metallic material; iv) performing formation of an electric contact on the seed layer by electrochemical deposition.. .
Commissariat À L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives


 Electrical contacts with a reduced aluminum section patent thumbnailnew patent Electrical contacts with a reduced aluminum section
Electrical contacts with a reduced section for use in high-voltage switches, the contacts are produced by machining or by extrusion. The contacts are designed to be used outdoors, indoors, in vacuum or in any other inert atmosphere for electrical switching equipment without additional pressure system or with additional pressure system.

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Apparatus for estimating voltage of hybrid secondary battery and method thereof


An apparatus and a method for estimating voltage of a hybrid secondary battery are provided, in which the hybrid secondary battery includes a first secondary battery and a second secondary battery having different electrochemical characteristics from each other and being connected in parallel with each other. The apparatus includes a sensor unit which measures an operating current of the hybrid secondary battery, and a control unit which estimates the voltage of the hybrid secondary battery using the operating current, and a voltage equation derived from a circuit model including a first circuit unit which simulates a voltage variation of the first secondary battery by a first open-circuit voltage element and optionally, a first impedance element, and a second circuit unit which is connected in parallel with the first circuit unit and simulates a voltage variation of the second secondary battery by a second open-circuit voltage element and optionally, a second impedance element..
Lg Chem, Ltd.


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Electrochemical cell and making an electrochemical cell


Electrochemical test cells are made with precision and accuracy by adhering an electrically resistive sheet having a bound opening to a first electrically conductive sheet. A notching opening is then punched through the electrically resistive sheet and the first electrically conductive sheet.
Agamatrix, Inc.


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Systems for electrochemical sorting of metals and alloys


Disclosed is an electrochemical probe system and an electrical excitation method, configured in a bulk sorting system, and used to identify the composition of metals and alloys.. .
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated


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Systems for electrochemical sorting of metals and alloys


Disclosed is an electrochemical probe system and an electrical excitation method, configured in a handheld sorting system, and used to identify the composition of metals and alloys.. .
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated


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Waste sludge incinerator using pyrolysis and gasification, and relative process


The present invention relates to reaction equipment for the treatment of organic and/or inorganic waste of refineries or petrochemical plants comprising: •—a drying and pyrolysis device (4) which rotates around its longitudinal, tilted rotation axis (a), •—a gasification device (6) which rotates around its longitudinal, horizontal rotation axis (b), •—a combustion device (14) comprising a burner (13) having a longitudinal horizontal axis (c), •—at least one settling chamber (15) for the collection of intermediate solid residues and the accumulation of intermediate gaseous reaction products, •—at least one outlet duct of the gaseous end-products (16), at least one outlet duct of the solid end-products (7), and at least one inlet duct of the feedstock (2) •—said combustion device (14), drying and pyrolysis device (4), gasification device (6) are physically separated and positioned on three different levels, •—the longitudinal rotation axis (a) of the drying and pyrolysis device (4) is tilted with respect to both the longitudinal rotation axis (b) of the gasification device (6) and also with respect to the longitudinal axis (c) of the combustion device (14), •—the longitudinal rotation axis (b) of the gasification device (6) is parallel to the longitudinal axis (c) of the combustion device (14), •—the combustion device (14) is in fluid communication with the drying and pyrolysis device (4), •—the drying and pyrolysis device (4) comprises, in its interior, a first indirect heat exchange device (3) in which the combustion fumes coming from the combustion device (14) flow, •—at least one settling chamber (15) in fluid communication with said drying and pyrolysis device (4) and with said gasification device (6) and with said combustion device (14), •—conveying means (5) are positioned in the settling chamber (15) and put the drying and pyrolysis device (4) in fluid communication with the gasification device, •—it comprises a second heat exchange device (12) in fluid communication with the first indirect heat exchange device (3) and the combustion device (14), •—it comprises means for the suction of the intermediate gaseous reaction products, said means being positioned in the settling chamber (15).. .
Eni S.p.a.


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Labelling compounds and their use in assays


The invention provides monoferrocenyl compounds of general formula (i). The invention also provides substrates labelled with the compounds, functionalised derivatives of the compounds and methods of using the compounds, functionalised derivatives and labelled substrates in electrochemical assays..
Atlas Genetics Limited


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Integrated hydrotreating and steam pyrolysis process including hydrogen redistribution for direct processing of a crude oil


Steam pyrolysis and hydroprocessing are integrated including hydrogen redistribution to permit direct processing of crude oil feedstocks to produce petrochemicals including olefins and aromatics. A feed is initially split into a light portion and a heavy portion, and the heavy portion is hydroprocessed.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company


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Electrochemically engineered surface of hydrogels, particularly peg hydrogels, for enhanced cellular penetration


The invention relates to a polymer structure (1) formed by at least a polymer, wherein said structure (1) comprises a volume (2) and a surface (3), wherein said polymer comprises a plurality of polymer chains connected by linkings, characterized by a linking density, wherein said linking density increases, particularly monotonously, from the surface (3) into the volume (2) of the polymer structure (1).. .
Eth Zurich


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Apparatus and system for treating acid mine drainage using electrochemical reaction


The present invention relates to an apparatus and a system for treating acid mine drainage. The apparatus includes first and second reaction baths for receiving acid mine drainage, wherein the first and second reaction baths are provided with inlets and outlets and are separated from each other to prevent communication between acid mine drainages, an electrically connected anode and a cathode installed in each of the first and second reaction baths, and an electron transport medium for connecting the first reaction bath receiving the anode and the second reaction bath receiving the cathode.
Korea Institute Of Geoscience And Mineral Resources (kigam)


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Method and system for managing energy on board a vehicle


The invention relates to a method for managing energy on board a vehicle which advantageously includes, when a level of electric energy produced and/or stored by a module generating electric current is higher than a first threshold, a step (e11a) of generating hydrogen by means of an electrochemical generation unit, and, when the electric power of a second network is higher than a second threshold, a step (e12) of supplying power to an electric device via the second network. Moreover, when the level of electric energy produced and/or stored by the module generating electric current is lower than the first threshold and when the electric power of the second network is higher than the second threshold, the method includes a step (e13) of supplying power to the electric device via the second network..
Powidian


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Systems and methods for compensating long term sensitivity drift of electrochemical gas sensors exposed to nitric oxide


Described are systems and methods for compensating long term sensitivity drift of catalytic type electrochemical gas sensors used in systems for delivering therapeutic nitric oxide (no) gas to a patient by compensating for drift that may be specific to the sensors atypical use in systems for delivering therapeutic nitric oxide gas to a patient. In at least some instances, the long term sensitivity drift of catalytic type electrochemical gas sensors can be addressed using calibration schedules, which can factor in the absolute change in set dose of no being delivered to the patient that can drive one or more baseline calibrations.

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System for attracting fish


A system for attracting fish by means of incorporating the metals of a lure, hook or fishing accessory along with anode metals to create a corrosion cell. The corrosion cell, also known as an electrochemical cell, when immersed in an electrolyte of fresh or salt water, will generate a fish attracting, positive (+) voltage field which radiates from the lure, hook or fishing accessory..

Temperature control device for electrochemical power source


The present invention relates to a temperature control device (1) for an electric power source (2). It is provided for the power source (2) to comprise a housing (4) and a plurality of elementary cells (3)..
Gentherm Automotive Systems (china) Ltd.


Switching device for an electrochemical energy store and energy storage system


The embodiments relate to a switch device for an electrochemical energy store having: a film transistor device that comprises at least one organic transistor, can be mounted in a planar manner on at least one electrode of the electrochemical energy store, can be controlled by an external voltage source, and is designed in the form of a controllable electrical resistor that is connected, in series, to an internal resistor of said electrochemical energy store.. .
Airbus Operations Gmbh


Electrolyte formulations for electrochemical cells containing a silicon electrode


Additives to electrolytes that enable the formation of comparatively more robust sei films on silicon anodes. The sei films in these embodiments are seen to be more robust in part because the batteries containing these materials have higher coulombic efficiency and longer cycle life than comparable batteries without such additives..
Wildcat Discovery Technologies, Inc.


Enhanced electrochemical oxidation of carbonaceous deposits in liquid-hydrocarbon fueled solid oxide fuel cells


Embodiments of a method of removing carbonaceous deposits in a liquid-hydrocarbon fueled solid oxide fuel cell and related system are provided. The method includes providing a solid oxide fuel cell system having an anode, a cathode, a solid oxide electrolyte oriented between the anode and cathode, an amplifier cathode disposed proximate the solid oxide electrolyte and the cathode, a fuel cell electric circuit electrically connecting the anode and the cathode, and an amplifier electric circuit electrically connecting the anode and the amplifier cathode.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company


Anode bleed control in a fuel cell stack


An electrochemical fuel cell assembly comprises a fuel cell stack having a fuel delivery inlet and a fuel delivery outlet. The fuel cell stack further includes a number of fuel cells each having a membrane-electrode assembly and a fluid flow path coupled between the fuel delivery inlet and the fuel delivery outlet for delivery of fuel to the membrane-electrode assembly.
Intelligent Energy Limited


Carbon coated electrochemically active powder


The invention relates to an electrochemically active powder comprising particles containing a compound represented by formula aamm(xo4)n wherein a comprises an alkaline metal; m comprises at least one transition metal and optionally at least one non-transition metal; and x is chosen among s, p and si; wherein 0<a≦3.2; 1≦m≦2; and 1≦n≦3; wherein said particles are at least partially coated with a layer comprising a carbonaceous material, said carbonaceous material comprising a highly ordered graphite, wherein said highly ordered graphite has a ratio (i1360/i1580) of a peak intensity (i1360) at 1360 cm−1 to a peak intensity (i1360) at i1580 cm−1, obtained by raman spectrum analysis, of at most 3.05.. .
Umicore


Pre-sulfurized cathode for alkali metal-sulfur secondary battery and production process


A method of producing a pre-sulfurized active cathode layer for a rechargeable alkali metal-sulfur cell; the method comprising: (a) preparing an integral layer of porous graphene structure having a specific surface area greater than 100 m2/g; (b) preparing an electrolyte comprising a solvent and a sulfur source; (c) preparing an anode; and (d) bringing the integral layer and the anode in ionic contact with the electrolyte and imposing an electric current between the anode and the integral layer (serving as a cathode) to electrochemically deposit nano-scaled sulfur particles or coating on the graphene surfaces. The sulfur particles or coating have a thickness or diameter smaller than 20 nm (preferably <10 nm, more preferably <5 nm or even <3 nm) and occupy a weight fraction of at least 70% (preferably >90% or even >95%)..

Alkali metal-sulfur secondary battery containing a pre-sulfurized cathode and production process


A method of producing a pre-sulfurized active cathode layer for a rechargeable alkali metal-sulfur cell; the method comprising: (a) preparing an integral layer of meso-porous structure of a carbon, graphite, metal, or conductive polymer having a specific surface area greater than 100 m2/g; (b) preparing an electrolyte comprising a solvent and a sulfur source; (c) preparing an anode; and (d) bringing the integral layer and the anode in ionic contact with the electrolyte and imposing an electric current between the anode and the integral layer (serving as a cathode) to electrochemically deposit nano-scaled sulfur particles or coating on the graphene surfaces. The sulfur particles or coating have a thickness or diameter smaller than 20 nm (preferably <10 nm, more preferably <5 nm or even <3 nm) and occupy a weight fraction of at least 70% (preferably >90% or even >95%)..

Electrodes for electrochemical cells


The electrode (10) includes an electrically conductive surface (14) with a galvanic pellicle, or carbon nanotube mat (18), secured to the conductive surface (14). The pellicle (18) has a first surface (20) and an opposed outer surface (22) and defines an uncompressed thickness dimension (24) as a longest length of a straight axis (26) extending from the first surface (20) to the outer surface (22) of an uncompressed section (28) of the galvanic pellicle (18).

Apparatus and accurate energy device state-of-charge (soc) monitoring and control using real-time state-of-health (soh) data


A device and associated testing method for empirically determining the state-of-charge of an electrochemical energy device, comprising: applying electrical excitations to the energy device at a predetermined electrical excitation frequency ωe; applying mechanical excitations to the energy device at a predetermined mechanical excitation frequency ωm; measuring an electrically-induced phase difference Δθe(ωe) between voltage (v) and current (i) within the energy device from applying the electrical excitations; measuring a mechanically-induced phase difference Δθe(ωm) between voltage (v) and current (i) within the energy device from applying the mechanical excitations; and deducing the empirical real-time state-of-health of the energy device by comparing the electrically-induced phase difference Δθe(ωe) with the mechanically-induced phase difference Δθe(ωm); and using the deduced state of health to determine the state of charge.. .

Affordable electrochemical detection of environmental contaminants


This work provides an affordable approach for detecting environmental contaminants (e.g., arsenic in groundwater). Electro-chemical analysis of a sample is performed using a disposable three-electrode sensor that can be connected to an electrochemical analyzer (which is not disposable).
Santa Clara University


Electrochemical and photoelectrochemical reduction of furfurals


Electrochemical cells and photoelectrochemical cells for the reduction of furfurals are provided. Also provided are methods of using the cells to carry out the reduction reactions.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation


Electrochemical process for conversion of biodiesel to aviation fuels


Methods for the conversion of a biofuel such as biodiesel into an alkane composition such as an aviation fuel, kerosine, or liquified petroleum gas product involve a series of electrochemical reactions. The reactions include oxidation of methanol to carbon dioxide, reduction of fatty acid esters, and cleavage of fatty acid chains at c═c double bonds.
Northeastern University


Electrochemical separation device


Systems and methods for electrochemical separation are provided. An electrochemical separation device may include at least one cell pair wound around an electrode to from a bundle having a racetrack configuration..
Evoqua Water Technologies


Apparatus and electrochemical treatment of water


An electrodialysis unit 8 for treating water, such as a treatment in order to kill microorganisms, comprises: a membrane cell, an anode flow path 52 for directing a portion of an incoming water flow to an anode side of the membrane cell, a cathode flow path 50 for directing a portion of an incoming water flow to a cathode side of the membrane cell, a temperature monitoring device 9a for monitoring the temperature of the water and a heater 9b for increasing the temperature of the water in the anode flow path 52 before it reaches the membrane cell, wherein the heater 9b is arranged to operate to increase the temperature of the water in the anode flow path 52 when the original water temperature is below a predetermined level. A membrane 71 is located between the electrodes (cathodes 68 and anode 70)..
Oceansaver As


Bandage type of continuous glucose monitoring system


A flexible, body-mountable analyte sensing device includes a flexible substrate configured for mounting to skin of a living body. The sensing device additionally includes a sensor probe attached to the flexible substrate and configured to penetrate the skin such that a sensor disposed on the sensor probe can detect an analyte in interstitial fluid.
Verily Life Sciences Llc


Electrochemical sensor for a bandage type of continuous glucose monitoring system


An electrochemical sensor of a flexible, body-mountable analyte sensing device is provided. The electrochemical sensor is disposed on a flexible sensor probe that is configured to penetrate the skin such that the electrochemical sensor disposed on the sensor probe can detect an analyte in interstitial fluid.
Verily Life Sciences Llc


Electrochemical energy generation system having individually controllable cells


Described embodiments include a system and a method. A system includes at least two individually controllable electrochemical cells configured to output electric power.
Elwha Llc


All-solid-state battery


An all-solid-state battery that makes it possible to improve the cycling properties is provided. The all-solid-state battery includes an anode; a cathode; a solid electrolyte layer that is arranged between the anode and the cathode; an anode collector that is connected to the anode; and a cathode collector that is connected to the cathode.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


Cosolvent electrolytes for electrochemical devices


A system and method for stabilizing electrodes against dissolution and/or hydrolysis including use of cosolvents in liquid electrolyte batteries for three purposes: the extension of the calendar and cycle life time of electrodes that are partially soluble in liquid electrolytes, the purpose of limiting the rate of electrolysis of water into hydrogen and oxygen as a side reaction during battery operation, and for the purpose of cost reduction.. .
Alveo Energy, Inc.


High salt concentration electrolytes for rechargeable lithium battery


A rechargeable lithium battery is an electrochemical energy storage device that includes a cathode, an anode, and a liquid electrolyte as active components. The present disclosure relates to new rechargeable batteries that include a liquid electrolyte with high salt concentration that enables efficient deposition/dissolution of lithium metal on anode, during charge/discharge cycles.
Solidenergy Systems


Electrochemical energy storage device


An exemplary electrochemical energy storage device includes: a positive electrode including a positive electrode active material; a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material; and a non-aqueous electrolytic solution including licl, at least one of li(xso2nso2y) (where x and y are any of f, cnf2n+1 and (cf2)m, and (cf2)m forms a cyclic imide anion) and libf4, and at least one of tetrahydrofuran and a polyethylene glycol of which both terminals are alkyl groups, the non-aqueous electrolytic solution being in contact with the positive electrode and the negative electrode, wherein the positive electrode active material includes a chloride of cu, bi or ag, or the negative electrode active material includes magnesium chloride.. .
Kyoto University


Electrolyte additive and use thereof


The present application discloses an electrolyte additive comprising a thiophene compound. When used in a lithium ion battery, the additive can inhibit a sustained electrochemical oxidation reaction between an electrolyte and a positive electrode material, thereby improving the electrical conductivity of the positive electrode material, enhancing the cycle performance and high-current discharge performance of the battery, and improving the safety performance and rate performance of the battery..
Ningde Amperex Technology Limited


Electrolyte balancing strategies for flow batteries


The present invention is directed to a redox flow battery comprising at least one electrochemical cell in fluid communication with a balancing cell, said balancing cell comprising: a first and second half-cell chamber, wherein the first half-cell chamber comprises a first electrode in contact with a first aqueous electrolyte of the redox flow battery; and wherein the second half-cell chamber comprises a second electrode in contact with a second aqueous electrolyte, said second electrode comprising a catalyst for the generation of o2.. .
Lockheed Martin Advanced Energy Storage, Llc


Fuel cell sub-assembly and making it


A sub-assembly for an electrochemical stack, such as a pem fuel cell stack, has a bipolar plate with sealing material extending from its upper face, around the edge of the bipolar plate, and onto its lower face. The bipolar plate is preferably a combination of an anode plate and a cathode plate defining an internal coolant flow field and bonded together by sealing material which also provides a seal around the coolant flow field.
Hydrogenics Corporation


Nickel hydroxide positive electrode for alkaline rechargeable battery


Certain nickel hydroxide active cathode materials for use in alkaline rechargeable batteries are capable of transferring >1.3 electrons per ni atom under reversible electrochemical conditions. The specific capacity of the nickel hydroxide active materials is for example ≧325 mah/g.
Basf Corporation


Nickel hydroxide positive electrode for alkaline rechargeable battery


Certain nickel hydroxide active cathode materials for use in alkaline rechargeable batteries are capable of transferring >1.3 electrons per ni atom under reversible electrochemical conditions. The specific capacity of the nickel hydroxide active materials is for example ≧325 mah/g.
Basf Corporation


Hydrogen storage alloys


Hydrogen storage alloys comprising a metal oxide containing ≧60 at % oxygen; and/or comprising metal regions separated by a boundary region, which boundary region comprises at least one channel; and/or comprising metal regions separated by a boundary region, where the boundary region has a length and an average width, where the average width is from about 12 nm to about 1100 nm; and/or comprising a metal oxide zone comprising a metal oxide, which oxide zone is aligned with at least one channel; and/or comprising a ni/cr metal oxide have improved electrochemical properties, for instance improved low temperature electrochemical performance.. .
Basf Corporation


Hydrogen storage alloys


Hydrogen storage alloys comprising a metal oxide containing ≧60 at % oxygen; and/or comprising metal regions separated by a boundary region, which boundary region comprises at least one channel; and/or comprising metal regions separated by a boundary region, where the boundary region has a length and an average width, where the average width is from about 12 nm to about 1100 nm; and/or comprising a metal oxide zone comprising a metal oxide, which oxide zone is aligned with at least one channel; and/or comprising a ni/cr metal oxide have improved electrochemical properties, for instance improved low temperature electrochemical performance.. .
Basf Corporation


Hydrogen storage alloys


Hydrogen storage alloys comprising a metal oxide containing ≧60 at % oxygen; and/or comprising metal regions separated by a boundary region, which boundary region comprises at least one channel; and/or comprising metal regions separated by a boundary region, where the boundary region has a length and an average width, where the average width is from about 12 nm to about 1100 nm; and/or comprising a metal oxide zone comprising a metal oxide, which oxide zone is aligned with at least one channel; and/or comprising a ni/cr metal oxide have improved electrochemical properties, for instance improved low temperature electrochemical performance.. .
Basf Corporation


Hydrogen storage alloys


Hydrogen storage alloys comprising a metal oxide containing ≧60 at % oxygen; and/or comprising a metal region adjacent to a boundary region, which boundary region comprises at least one channel; and/or comprising a metal region adjacent to a boundary region, where the boundary region has a length and an average width, where the average width is from about 12 nm to about 1100 nm; and/or comprising a metal oxide zone comprising a metal oxide, which oxide zone is aligned with at least one channel; and/or comprising a ni/cr metal oxide have improved electrochemical properties, for instance improved low temperature electrochemical performance.. .
Basf Corporation


Hydrogen storage alloys


Hydrogen storage alloys comprising a metal oxide containing≧60 at % oxygen; and/or comprising metal regions separated by a boundary region, which boundary region comprises at least one channel; and/or comprising metal regions separated by a boundary region, where the boundary region has a length and an average width, where the average width is from about 12 nm to about 1100 nm; and/or comprising a metal oxide zone comprising a metal oxide, which oxide zone is aligned with at least one channel; and/or comprising a ni/cr metal oxide have improved electrochemical properties, for instance improved low temperature electrochemical performance.. .
Basf Corporation


Hydrogen storage alloys


Hydrogen storage alloys comprising a) at least one electrochemically active main phase and b) at least one electrochemically active secondary phase; and/or comprising a) at least one main phase, b) a storage secondary phase comprising one or more rare earth elements and c) a catalytic secondary phase, where the abundance of the storage secondary phase is >0.5 wt % and the abundance of the catalytic secondary phase is from about 0.3 to about 15 wt %, based on the alloy; exhibit improved electrochemical properties, for example improved low temperature electrochemical properties.. .
Basf Corporation


Hydrogen storage alloys


Hydrogen storage alloys comprising a) at least one electrochemically active main phase and b) at least one electrochemically active secondary phase; and/or comprising a) at least one main phase, b) a storage secondary phase comprising one or more rare earth elements and c) a catalytic secondary phase, where the abundance of the storage secondary phase is >0.5 wt % and the abundance of the catalytic secondary phase is from about 0.3 to about 15 wt %, based on the alloy; exhibit improved electrochemical properties, for example improved low temperature electrochemical properties.. .
Basf Corporation


Hydrogen storage alloys


Hydrogen storage alloys comprising a) at least one electrochemically active main phase and b) at least one electrochemically active secondary phase; and/or comprising a) at least one main phase, b) a storage secondary phase comprising one or more rare earth elements and c) a catalytic secondary phase, where the abundance of the storage secondary phase is >0.5 wt % and the abundance of the catalytic secondary phase is from about 0.3 to about 15 wt %, based on the alloy; exhibit improved electrochemical properties, for example improved low temperature electrochemical properties.. .
Basf Corporation


Bismuth-antimony anodes for lithium or sodium ion batteries


The present disclosure relates to bismuth (bi)-antimony (sb) anodes for use in rechargeable lithium ion (li+) or sodium ion (na+) batteries, to methods of forming electrochemically active bi—sb alloys, and to rechargeable batteries containing such anodes.. .
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


Pnictide containing catalysts for electrochemical conversion reactions and methods of use


This patent application describes graphitic carbon nitride materials that are useful in electrochemical cells such as lithium-sulfur batteries. Also disclosed are lithium-sulfur batteries designed to incorporate these materials and methods of manufacturing the same.
The Regents Of The University Of California


Metal complexes for use as dopants and other uses


The invention relates to electrochemical devices comprising complexes of cobalt comprising at least one ligand with a 5- or six membered, n-containing heteroring. The complex are useful as p- and n-dopants, as over of electrochemical devices, in particular in organic semiconductors.
Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (epfl)


Method of applying a transfer film to metal surfaces


A method is provided for applying a transfer film to a metal surface. The method comprises electrochemically treating the metal to form an oxide layer, on to which a transfer film is applied..
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


Multi-layer, multi-material micro-scale and millimeter-scale devices with enhanced electrical and/or mechanical properties


Some embodiments of the invention are directed to electrochemical fabrication methods for forming structures or devices (e.g. Microprobes for use in die level testing of semiconductor devices) from a core material and a shell or coating material that partially coats the surface of the structure.
University Of Southern California


Electrochemical analyte detection apparatus and method


A method and apparatus for electrochemical detection of analyte in a sample makes use of a binding interaction and relies on the discovery that asymmetric distribution of a redox enzyme between two electrodes that occurs when a redox enzyme-containing reagent is immobilized at the surface of one electrode can be detected as a chemical potential gradient arising from an asymmetry in the distribution of oxidized or reduced redox substrate. This chemical potential gradient can be detected potentiometrically by observing the potential difference between the electrodes in an open circuit, or amperometrically by observing the current flow between the electrodes when the circuit is closed.
Agamatrix, Inc.


Gold coated natrual fibre as electrode materials and process for preparation thereof


The present invention relates to gold wires and electrodes fashioned from natural fibres. In particular, fine natural fibres such as coir fibre, jute fibre, sisal fibre, banana fibre, and human hair, which are mechanically strong and flexible, were used as templates over which an 80-200 nm layer of gold was coated by sputter coating.
Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research


Apparatus and recovery of material generated during electrochemical material removal in acidic electrolytes


A method for recycling metallic material produced by an electrochemical material removal process. The method includes flowing an electrolyte solution between an anode workpiece and a cathode tool in a first electrolytic process, the first electrolytic process including applying a first electrolytic current and voltage between the anode workpiece and the cathode tool and thereby causing metal ions to be removed from the anode workpiece and dissolved and substantially retained in the electrolyte solution.
Faraday Technology, Inc.


Method of treating metal surfaces


A method is provided for treating a metal surface. The method comprises electrochemically treating the metal surface to form a first metal oxide coating, removing a portion of the first metal oxide coating to form and exposed metal surface, and electrochemically treating the exposed metal surface to form a second oxide coating on the metal surface..
Hewlett-packard Development Company, L.p.


Electrochemical cell assembly and process of making and using same


The invention comprises an assembly or apparatus for removing metal ions from an aqueous stream of metals by an electrolytic process. The apparatus comprises an electrochemical-cell assembly having at least one knit-mesh metal cathode porous to an aqueous stream of metal ions and at least one anode.

End pressure plate for electrolysers


An end pressure plate is provided for an electrochemical cell stack or an electrolyser module. The end pressure plates comprise a load transfer plate for maintaining even pressure over the faces of the structural plates, and a backing plate for supporting load transferred from the load transfer plate..
Next Hydrogen Corporation


Method for dissociating water using photosystem ii (psii)


The invention relates to a method for dissociating an aqueous solution which includes electrochemical oxidation of the aqueous solution in the presence of pulsed light, said pulsed light being generated from a first source of light energy with a predetermined pulse frequency value, using an enzyme composition based on a first enzyme complex psii, isolated from a second enzyme complex psi, with production of oxygen, free electrons and free protons in the aqueous solution, characterised in that said light energy has a variable energy value over time, said method also including a step of modulating said predetermined pulse frequency value of said pulsed light.. .
H2win S.a.


Electrochemical hydroxide systems and methods using metal oxidation


There are provided methods and systems for an electrochemical cell including an anode and a cathode where the anode is contacted with a metal ion that converts the metal ion from a lower oxidation state to a higher oxidation state. The metal ion in the higher oxidation state is reacted with hydrogen gas, an unsaturated hydrocarbon, and/or a saturated hydrocarbon to form products..
Calera Corporation


Hydrogen storage alloys


Hydrogen storage alloys comprising a) at least one main phase, b) a storage secondary phase and c) a catalytic secondary phase, where the weight ratio of the catalytic secondary phase abundance to the storage secondary phase abundance is ≧3; or comprising a) at least one main phase, b) from 0 to about 13.3 wt % of a storage secondary phase and c) a catalytic secondary phase, where the alloy comprises from 0.05 at % to 0.98 at % of one or more rare earth elements; or comprising a) at least one main phase, b) from 0 to about 13.3 wt % of a storage secondary phase and c) a catalytic secondary phase, where the alloy comprises for example i) one or more elements selected from the group consisting of ti, zr, nb and hf and ii) one or more elements selected from the group consisting of v, cr, mn, ni, sn, al, co, cu, mo, w, fe, si, sn and rare earth elements, where the atomic ratio of ii) to i) is from about 1.80 to about 1.98, exhibit improved electrochemical properties, for instance improved low temperature electrochemical performance.. .
Basf Corporation


Hydrogen storage alloys


Hydrogen storage alloys comprising a) at least one main phase, b) a storage secondary phase and c) a catalytic secondary phase, where the weight ratio of the catalytic secondary phase abundance to the storage secondary phase abundance is ≧3; or comprising a) at least one main phase, b) from 0 to about 13.3 wt % of a storage secondary phase and c) a catalytic secondary phase, where the alloy comprises from 0.05 at % to 0.98 at % of one or more rare earth elements; or comprising a) at least one main phase, b) from 0 to about 13.3 wt % of a storage secondary phase and c) a catalytic secondary phase, where the alloy comprises for example i) one or more elements selected from the group consisting of ti, zr, nb and hf and ii) one or more elements selected from the group consisting of v, cr, mn, ni, sn, al, co, cu, mo, w, fe, si, sn and rare earth elements, where the atomic ratio of ii) to i) is from about 1.80 to about 1.98, exhibit improved electrochemical properties, for instance improved low temperature electrochemical performance.. .
Basf Corporation


Hydrogen storage alloys


Hydrogen storage alloys comprising a) at least one main phase, b) a storage secondary phase and c) a catalytic secondary phase, where the weight ratio of the catalytic secondary phase abundance to the storage secondary phase abundance is ≧3; or comprising a) at least one main phase, b) from 0 to about 13.3 wt % of a storage secondary phase and c) a catalytic secondary phase, where the alloy comprises from 0.05 at % to 0.98 at % of one or more rare earth elements; or comprising a) at least one main phase, b) from 0 to about 13.3 wt % of a storage secondary phase and c) a catalytic secondary phase, where the alloy comprises for example i) one or more elements selected from the group consisting of ti, zr, nb and hf and ii) one or more elements selected from the group consisting of v, cr, mn, ni, sn, al, co, cu, mo, w, fe, si, sn and rare earth elements, where the atomic ratio of ii) to i) is from about 1.80 to about 1.98, exhibit improved electrochemical properties, for instance improved low temperature electrochemical performance.. .
Basf Corporation


Hydrogen storage alloys


Hydrogen storage alloys comprising a) at least one main phase, b) a storage secondary phase and c) a catalytic secondary phase, where the weight ratio of the catalytic secondary phase abundance to the storage secondary phase abundance is ≧3; or comprising a) at least one main phase, b) from 0 to about 13.3 wt % of a storage secondary phase and c) a catalytic secondary phase, where the alloy comprises from 0.05 at % to 0.98 at % of one or more rare earth elements; or comprising a) at least one main phase, b) from 0 to about 13.3 wt % of a storage secondary phase and c) a catalytic secondary phase, where the alloy comprises for example i) one or more elements selected from the group consisting of ti, zr, nb and hf and ii) one or more elements selected from the group consisting of v, cr, mn, ni, sn, al, co, cu, mo, w, fe, si, sn and rare earth elements, where the atomic ratio of ii) to i) is from about 1.80 to about 1.98, exhibit improved electrochemical properties, for instance improved low temperature electrochemical performance.. .
Basf Corporation


Method, device and system for spatially controlling the formation of a hydrogel electrochemically


The invention relates to a method, a device and a system for producing particularly a hydrogel (200) and for controlling an enzymatically catalysed formation of a covalent bond in a solution, wherein said covalent bond is formed between a first compound (20) comprising a first moiety (21) and a second compound (22) comprising a second moiety (23), wherein the first and the second moiety (21, 23) are a substrate of an enzyme wherein said enzyme catalyzes the formation of a covalent bond between the first and the second moiety (21, 23), and wherein a voltage is applied to the solution for spatially controlling said formation, wherein said voltage is adjusted such that it induces electrolysis of said solution.. .
Eth Zurich


Systems, structures and materials for electrochemical device thermal management


This disclosure provides casings and materials for the thermal management and protection of an electrochemical cell. The casing may also comprise a composite polymeric material for electrochemical cell thermal management, the composite polymeric material comprising a crosslinked polyether polyol phase change material configured to be in physical contact with at least a portion of an electrochemical cell..
Outlast Technologies, Llc


Sodium-conducting solid electrolyte


A sodium-conductive solid-state electrolyte material includes a compound of the composition na10mp2s12, wherein m is selected from ge, si, and sn. The material may have a conductivity of at least 1.0×10−5 s/cm at a temperature of about 300k and may have a tetragonal microstructure, e.g., a skewed p1 crystallographic structure.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology


Liquid battery ready downhole power system


A battery cell housing and control system enables the use of liquid battery power systems in various applications, including downhole environments. The cell housing includes a plurality of conductive terminals spaced there-around to provide conductivity between the electrochemical solution and the load.
Halliburton Energy Services Inc.


Downhole mud powered battery


Methods, systems, and devices for powering downhole tools with an electrochemical device are provided. A downhole power system includes an electrochemical device having an anode and a cathode.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation


Method for producing an electrochemical bundle of a lithium battery


A method for producing an electrochemical bundle of a lithium battery, such as an li-ion battery, with a view to electrically connecting same to the output terminals of the battery, wherein it includes the combination of two steps of folding an electrochemical bundle of a lithium battery which are carried out separately, i.e. A radial folding with plastic deformation and an axial compacting, which make it possible to obtain two separate areas on at least one, and preferably both, of the lateral ends of the bundle.
Commissariat À L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives


Preparation separator, separator formed therefrom, and electrochemical device containing the same


A preparation method of a separator according to the present disclosure includes preparing an aqueous slurry including inorganic particles, a binder polymer, and an aqueous medium, and coating the aqueous slurry on at least one surface of a porous polymer substrate to form an organic-inorganic composite porous coating layer, wherein capillary number of the aqueous slurry has a range between 0.3 and 65.. .
Toray Battery Separator Film Co., Ltd.


Method for producing separator, and said separator and battery using the same


The present invention relates to a method for producing a polyolefin-based porous separator and, more particularly, to a method for producing a separator having improved tensile strength and thermal shrinkage rate by adjusting the stretching factor of a base film during the casting and stretching processes of a separator production process. Also, the present invention relates to a polyolefin-based porous separator having a small difference in tensile strength between the longitudinal direction and the transverse direction of the separator, excellent tensile strength, and improved thermal shrinkage rate and improved puncture strength.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.


Systems, structures and materials for electrochemical device thermal management


This disclosure provides a casing for the thermal management and protection of an electrochemical cell. The casing may comprise an inner surface configured to be in physical contact with at least a portion of an outer surface of an electrochemical cell.
Outlast Technologies, Llc


Method for producing a lithium microbattery


The fabrication method of a lithium microbattery provides for use of a substrate successively covered by: a cathode, a solid electrolyte, and a first electrically conducting layer made from a material configured to combine with the lithium atoms. The first layer is devoid of contact with the cathode.
Commissariat Á L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives




Troche topics:
  • Quantum Dot
  • Lead Telluride
  • Crystallin
  • Lead Selenide
  • Lead Sulfide
  • Electrolyte
  • Test Strip
  • Chemical Reaction
  • Accommodation


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