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07/21/16
20160211664 
 Dispatch controller for an energy system patent thumbnailnew patent Dispatch controller for an energy system
A method and apparatus is provided to optimize the performance of energy resources interconnected in an energy system to provide an economic benefit to a customer. A dispatch controller and method of operation therefor provides for delivery of power from a number of energy resources to ensure acceptable operation of all components of the energy system while compensating for short-term fluctuations of loads or power generation from renewable resources.
Robert Bosch Gmbh


07/21/16
20160211562 
 Battery with a cell thermal control device and its  manufacture patent thumbnailnew patent Battery with a cell thermal control device and its manufacture
Electrochemical cells are mounted in a thermal control device which relies on a flow of a heat transfer fluid following round trips inside a casing thereby providing heat exchange between the heat transfer fluid and the entire wall of the electrochemical cells, and secondly, exchanges of heat which are, on average, equivalent for each electrochemical cell, regardless of its position in the thermal control device. The cells are mounted in tightly-fitting tubes arranged in the casing of the thermal control device, with their axis perpendicular to the outward and return flow directions of the heat transfer fluid inside the casing.
Saft


07/21/16
20160211549 
 Polymer compositions that conduct lithium ions for electrochemical lithium generator patent thumbnailnew patent Polymer compositions that conduct lithium ions for electrochemical lithium generator
The invention relates to polymer compositions that conduct lithium ions including the following ingredients: at least one ionic polymer from the polymerisation of an ionic liquid, the cation of which bears at least one polymerisable function; at least one lithium salt; and at least one non-ionic polymer, the composition being a solid composition, i.e., a composition devoid of water and organic solvent(s). The invention also relates to the use of the polymer compositions for entering into the formation of electrolytic membranes of electrochemical lithium generators..
Commissariat À L'Énergie Atomique Et Aux Énergies Alternatives


07/21/16
20160211539 
 Solid buffer materials for electrolyte solutions and flow batteries utilizing same patent thumbnailnew patent Solid buffer materials for electrolyte solutions and flow batteries utilizing same
Electrolyte solutions for flow batteries and other electrochemical systems can contain a dissolved iron hexacyanide complex as an active material. Alkaline buffering can be desirable in such electrolyte solutions to promote stability of the active material.
Lockheed Martin Advanced Energy Storage, Llc


07/21/16
20160211530 
 Caged nanoparticle electrocatalyst with high stability and gas transport property patent thumbnailnew patent Caged nanoparticle electrocatalyst with high stability and gas transport property
A method for forming a caged electrocatalyst particles for fuel cell applications include a step of forming modified particles having a porous sio2 shell on a surface of platinum-containing particles. The modified particles are subjected to acid treatment or electrochemical oxidation to remove a portion of the platinum-containing particle thereby creating caged electrocatalyst particles having a gap between the platinum-containing particles and their sio2 shell..
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc


07/21/16
20160211528 
 Modular electrochemical cells patent thumbnailnew patent Modular electrochemical cells
A gas diffusion electrode for an electro-synthetic or electro-energy cell, for example a fuel cell, including one or more gas permeable layers, a first conductive layer provided on a first side of the gas diffusion electrode, and a second layer, which may be a second conductive layer, provided on a second side of the gas diffusion electrode. The one or more gas permeable layers are positioned between the first conductive layer and the second layer, which may be a second conductive layer, and the one or more gas permeable layers provide a gas channel.
Aquahydrex Pty Ltd


07/21/16
20160211527 
 Composite three-dimensional electrodes and methods of fabrication patent thumbnailnew patent Composite three-dimensional electrodes and methods of fabrication
Disclosed are gas permeable 3d electrodes, preferably that have practical utility in, particularly, electro-energy and electro-synthetic applications. Gas permeable materials, such as non-conductive porous polymer membranes, are attached to one or more porous conductive materials.
Aquahydrex Pty Ltd


07/21/16
20160211517 
 Lithium rich nickel manganese cobalt oxide (lr-nmc) patent thumbnailnew patent Lithium rich nickel manganese cobalt oxide (lr-nmc)
Set forth herein are positive electrode active material compositions, e.g., lithium-rich nickel manganese cobalt oxides. The lithium-rich nickel manganese cobalt oxides set forth herein are characterized, in some examples, by an expanded unit cell which maximizes the uniform distribution of transition metals in the crystalline oxide.
Quantumscape Corporation


07/21/16
20160211513 
 Electrode structure having alternating composite layers patent thumbnailnew patent Electrode structure having alternating composite layers
An electrode comprises a current collector and a multi-layer active material formed on the current collector. The multi-layer active material includes at least one active composite unit having a first layer consisting essentially of a first carbon material having electrochemical activity and a binder and a second layer formed on the first layer comprising a high energy density material.
Nissan North America, Inc.


07/21/16
20160209349 
 Identification  electrochemical test strips patent thumbnailnew patent Identification electrochemical test strips
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for creating test strips that may be identified based on differences in electrical conduction or resistance between contact point on the test strip. This is achieved by creating a base test strip with contact points that may be connected to other contact points by an electrical connection.
Agamatrix, Inc.


07/21/16
20160208791 
new patent

Apparatus for pumping fluid


The present invention includes an electrochemical actuator pump and method of making the same, comprising a membrane electrode assembly comprising an ion exchange membrane, a first and a second catalyzed porous electrode in contact with opposing sides of the ion exchange membrane; a first gas chamber in fluid communication with the first electrode, and a second gas chamber in fluid communication with the second electrode; and a controller for controllably reversing the polarity of a voltage source electrically coupled to the first and second electrodes, wherein the controller causes a first polarity at the first electrode to function as an anode and the second electrode to function as a cathode, wherein the first polarity simultaneously decreases the hydrogen gas pressure in the first hydrogen gas chamber and increases the hydrogen gas pressure in the second hydrogen gas chamber, with additional embodiment using mof or ni—h batteries.. .
Lynntech, Inc.


07/21/16
20160208461 
new patent

Harvesting atmospheric water using natural gas that would typically be flared and wasted


A method and system for harvesting water from the atmosphere using unwanted combustible gas, where the unwanted combustible gas refers to combustible gas (e.g., natural gas) that would normally be flared off by the oil and gas operator or by a plant (e.g., petrochemical plant). The energy produced by burning the unwanted combustible gas is used to power vapor compression or vapor absorption based refrigeration units which provide the cooling capacity to condense water.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


07/21/16
20160208180 
new patent

Integrated hydrotreating and steam pyrolysis process including residual bypass for direct processing of a crude oil


A process is provided that is directed to a steam pyrolysis zone integrated with a hydroprocessing zone including residual bypass to permit direct processing of crude oil feedstocks to produce petrochemicals including olefins and aromatics. The integrated hydrotreating and steam pyrolysis process for the direct processing of a crude oil to produce olefinic and aromatic petrochemicals comprises separating the crude oil into light components and components boiling in and above the residual oil range; charging the light components and hydrogen to a hydroprocessing zone operating under conditions effective to produce a hydroprocessed effluent; thermally cracking the hydroprocessed effluent in the presence of steam to produce a mixed product stream; separating the mixed product stream; purifying hydrogen recovered from the mixed product stream and recycling it to the hydroprocessing zone; recovering olefins and aromatics from the separated mixed product stream; and recovering a combined stream of pyrolysis fuel oil from the separated mixed product stream and components boiling in and above the residual oil range from step (a) as a fuel oil blend..
Saudi Arabian Oil Company


07/21/16
20160208165 
new patent

Preparation low-ph controlled-release intelligent corrosion inhibitor


This disclosure relates to a preparation method of a low-ph controlled-release intelligent corrosion inhibitor. The low-ph controlled-release intelligent corrosion inhibitor comprises a hydrogel with low ph responsiveness and a corrosion inhibiting substance having the capacity of corrosion inhibition.
University Of Science And Technology Beijing


07/21/16
20160208044 
new patent

High recycle content polyols from thermoplastic polyesters and lignin or tannin


Polyester polyols, processes for making them, and applications for the polyols are disclosed. In some aspects, the polyols comprise recurring units from a thermoplastic polyester or an aromatic polyacid source, a glycol, and a lignin, tannin, or mixture thereof.
Resinate Materials Group, Inc.


07/21/16
20160208030 
new patent

Redox active polymers and colloidal particles for flow batteries


The invention provides a redox flow battery comprising a microporous or nanoporous size-exclusion membrane, wherein one cell of the battery contains a redox-active polymer dissolved in the non-aqueous solvent or a redox-active colloidal particle dispersed in the non-aqueous solvent. The redox flow battery provides enhanced ionic conductivity across the electrolyte separator and reduced redox-active species crossover, thereby improving the performance and enabling widespread utilization.
The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois


07/21/16
20160207944 
new patent

Methods for producing functionalized graphenes


Methods for producing functionalized graphene from graphite oxide or graphite are disclosed in which ionic liquids are used as a reaction medium to promote chemical functionalization of the graphene through electrochemically interacted exfoliation of graphene sheets.. .
Washington State University


07/14/16
20160204480 

Method and device for storing electrical energy in electrochemical energy accumulators


In a method for storing electric energy in electrochemical energy accumulators and for exchanging electric energy with an electric energy distribution network via a power electronic system connecting the electrochemical energy accumulators with the electric energy distribution network the specific data and features of the electrochemical energy accumulators 2.1-2.n and the topology of the power electronic system 4.1-4.n; 31.m; 31.n, 32.n are transferred into data and features specific for the electric energy distribution network 11. A corresponding apparatus contains at least one base module or ac batteries 1.1-1.n with dc batteries 2.1-2.n having the same chemical and/or physical properties, a battery management system 20.1-20.n controlling and monitoring the dc batteries 2.1-2.n, a power electronic module 4.1-4.n, 31.n, 32.n, a power electronic module control means 40.1-40.n and an ac battery management 5.1-5.n with communication interfaces 15 to the battery management system 20.1-20.n..
Younicos Ag


07/14/16
20160204473 

Laminated lithium-sulphur cell


A lithium-sulphur electrochemical cell comprising a laminate comprising: a lithium anode comprising a layer of lithium metal foil or lithium metal alloy foil; a cathode comprising an active sulphur material; a porous separator disposed between the lithium anode and the cathode; and an electrolyte; wherein: the laminate is folded in a zigzag configuration; and the cathode is offset relative to the lithium anode in the laminate, such that the cathode is accessible from one side of the laminate and the lithium anode is accessible from an opposite side of the laminate.. .
Oxis Energy Limited


07/14/16
20160204469 

Lithium ion battery electrolytes and electrochemical cells


An electrolyte solution for a lithium ion battery, the electrolyte solution includes water, a cyclic carbonate, and a lithium imide salt. In one embodiment of the present disclosure, an electrolyte solution for a lithium ion battery is provided, wherein the electrolyte solution includes: a lithium ion battery charge carrying medium; water; a cyclic carbonate; and a lithium imide salt; wherein the water is present in an amount of at least 100 parts per million (ppm) (or at least 200 ppm), based on the total weight of the electrolyte solution..
3m Innovative Properties Company


07/14/16
20160204448 

Hollow metal particles, electrode catalyst including same, electrochemical battery including the electrode catalyst, and manufacturing hollow metal particles


The present specification relates to a hollow metal particle, an electrode catalyst including the same, an electrochemical battery including the electrode catalyst, and a method of manufacturing the hollow metal particle.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.


07/14/16
20160204444 

Triple conducting cathode material for intermediate temperature protonic ceramic electrochemical devices


The present invention relates to a protonic ceramic fuel cell, a cathode for a protonic ceramic fuel cell, and a method of making the same. More specifically, the cathode for a protonic ceramic fuel cell utilizes a phase-pure perovskite structure of the compound baco0.4fe0.4zr0.2-xyxo3-δ, where x is between about 0 and about 0.2.
Colorado School Of Mines


07/14/16
20160204429 

Hydrogen storage alloy and negative electrode and ni-metal hydride battery employing same


A hydrogen storage alloy having a higher electrochemical hydrogen storage capacity than that predicted by the alloy's gaseous hydrogen storage capacity at 2 mpa. The hydrogen storage alloy may have an electrochemical hydrogen storage capacity 5 to 15 times higher than that predicted by the maximum gaseous phase hydrogen storage capacity thereof.
Basf Battery Materials -ovonic


07/14/16
20160204420 

Active electrochemical material and production of same


A process of producing active material for an electrode of an electrochemical cell includes a buildup step a in which a pulverulent composite composed of lithium-intercalating carbon particles as component 1, silicon particles as component 2 and a polymer that can be pyrolyzed to form amorphous carbon as component 3 is formed, and a pyrolysis step b in which the composite is heat treated in the absence of atmospheric oxygen at a temperature at which the pyrolyzable polymer decomposes to form amorphous carbon, wherein the lithium-intercalating carbon particles are transferred in the buildup step a into a fluidized-bed reactor and coated with a shell composed of the polymer and the silicon particles to effect direct formation of the pulverulent composite, and the polymer that can be pyrolyzed to form amorphous carbon or a corresponding polymer precursor and/or the silicon particles are fed into the fluidized-bed-reactor as solution or suspension.. .
Varta Micro Innovation Gmbh


07/14/16
20160204408 

Battery separator with dielectric coating


Implementations of the present disclosure generally relate to separators, high performance electrochemical devices, such as, batteries and capacitors, including the aforementioned separators, and methods for fabricating the same. In one implementation, a separator for a battery is provided.
Applied Materials, Inc.


07/14/16
20160204406 

Separator for electrochemical device


The present disclosure provides a separator for an electrochemical device, comprising: a porous polymer film; and a porous coating layer formed on one or both surfaces of the porous polymer film and comprising at least one of inorganic particles and organic particles, and a binder polymer, wherein fibrils in the surface of the porous polymer film are entangled with the particles in the porous coating layer in the contact surface between the porous polymer film and the porous coating layer, and the separator has an air permeability of 100 to 800 sec/100 cc, an electrical resistance of 0.5 to 1.5Ω, and a heat-shrinkage rate of 8% or less in each of machine and transverse directions, and an electrochemical device having the same.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.


07/14/16
20160204405 

Solid composite fluoropolymer separator


The present invention pertains to a process for manufacturing a solid composite separator, said process comprising the following steps: (i) providing a liquid composition [composition (l)] comprising, preferably consisting of: at least one fluoro-polymer [polymer (f)] comprising one or more backbone chains, said backbone chains comprising recurring units derived from at least one fluorinated monomer [monomer (f)], and one or more side functional groups selected from the group consisting of —o—rx and —c(o)o—rx groups, wherein rx is a hydrogen atom or a c1-c5 hydrocarbon group comprising at least one hydroxyl group, optionally, at least one metal compound of formula (i) [compound (m)]: x4-maym wherein x is a hydrocarbon group, optionally comprising one or more functional groups, m is an integer from 1 to 4, a is a metal selected from the group consisting of si, ti and zr, and y is a hydrolysable group selected from the group consisting of an alkoxy group, an acyloxy group and a hydroxyl group, at least one inorganic filler [filler (i)], and a liquid medium [medium (l)]; (ii) providing a porous substrate layer made from one or more sets of polymer fibres [substrate (p)]; (iii) applying the composition (l) onto the substrate (p) thereby providing a wet substrate (p) [substrate (p—w)]; (iv) drying and then, optionally, curing the substrate (p—w) provided in step (iii) thereby providing a solid composite separator; and (v) optionally, submitting to compression the solid composite separator provided in step (iv). The present invention also pertains to the solid composite separator obtainable by said process and to use of the solid composite separator in electrochemical devices..
Solvay Sa


07/14/16
20160204391 

Mechanical conditioning by bead blasting lithium iodine cell case


Bead blasting the inner, contact surface of an electrochemical cell casing to render the inner surface thereof essentially contamination free and suitable as a current collector is described. The casing is preferably of stainless steel and houses the alkali metal-halogen couple in a case-positive configuration..
Greatbatch Ltd.


07/14/16
20160204066 

Semiconductor device and fabrication method thereof


The present disclosure provides a semiconductor device and fabrication method thereof. A dielectric layer is formed on a first surface of a semiconductor substrate.
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (shanghai) Corporation


07/14/16
20160202206 

Matrix-enhanced electrochemical detector for pathogenic bacteria


Devices for electrochemical measurement of a redox active substance secreted by a cell in a liquid sample are provided. The devices include one or more electrodes and a matrix capable of releasing a chemical agent that stimulates secretes of the redox active substance by the cell.
Northeastern University


07/14/16
20160202204 

Electrochemical-based analytical test strip with ultra-thin discontinuous metal layer


An electrochemical-based analytical test strip for the determination of an analyte (such as glucose) in a bodily fluid sample includes an electrically insulating base layer, a first electrically conductive layer disposed on the electrically insulating base layer and including at least one electrode, an enzymatic reagent layer disposed on the at least one electrode, a patterned spacer layer and a top layer. The electrochemical-based analytical test strip also includes an ultra-thin discontinuous metal layer with a nominal thickness of less than 10 nanometers disposed between the first electrically conductive layer and the top layer.
Cilag Gmbh International


07/14/16
20160202203 

Enzyme cascade methods for e-trace assay signal amplification


The disclosure also relates to novel methods for detection of biological targets using amplification steps in conjunction with conversion of functional groups attached to a transitional metal complex, resulting in quantifiable electrochemical signal at two unique potentials, eo1 and eo2.. .
Ohmx Corporation


07/14/16
20160202187 

Plasma spectrochemical analysis method and plasma spectrochemical analyzer


The present invention provides a plasma spectrochemical analysis method that can be carried out easily and achieves high analytical sensitivity, and includes: a step of concentrating an analyte in a sample in the vicinity of at least one of a pair of electrodes by applying a voltage to the pair of electrodes in the presence of the sample; and a step of generating plasma by applying a voltage to the pair of electrodes and detecting light emitted from the analyte excited by the plasma.. .
Arkray, Inc.


07/14/16
20160201207 

Apparatus and feeding a multi-phase mixture of reactants to an electrochemical reactor


This invention is a method and apparatus for operating electrochemical reactors with multi-phase feeds, in which a liquid feed stream is dispersed in a second fluid to form a spray, mist or emulsion before entering the reaction zone. The invention is applicable to both electro-synthesis and fuel cell reactors, with particular utility in mixed-reactant fuel cells..

07/14/16
20160201204 

Electrochemical and photoelectrochemical oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural to 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid and 2,5-diformylfuran


Electrochemical and photoelectrochemical cells for the oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural to 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid and/or 2,5-diformylfuran are provided. Also provided are methods of using the cells to carry out the electrochemical and photoelectrochemical oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural to 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid and/or 2,5-diformylfuran..
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation


07/14/16
20160201162 

Activated semiconductor compounds having increased electrochemical reactivity and associated methods thereof


Disclosed are novel compounds which display enhanced reactive properties due, in part, to induced lattice strain. The new compounds demonstrate accelerated leaching of copper under oxidizing conditions.
Flsmidth A/s


07/14/16
20160199784 

Separating and demineralizing biomolecule solutions by electrodialysis


Methods and systems are provided for separation and/or purification of biomolecule(s) from a solution and for demineralization of a solution containing biomolecule(s) and ion(s). The methods and systems described herein include one or more ion exchange membrane(s), (e.g., ion exchange membrane(s) capable of water splitting), in an electrochemical cell, from which bound biomolecule(s) or ion(s) may be recovered from the membrane and separated from other components present in the solution by reversing the polarity of the electrodes.

07/07/16
20160197388 

Electrochemically rechargeable metal-air cell with a replaceable metal anode


A three electrode metal-air cell with a mechanically replaceable and electrochemically rechargeable metal anode has been proposed. The functions of oxygen reduction and oxygen evolution are split between two air electrodes that form the cell walls.
Panisolar, Inc.


07/07/16
20160197384 

Battery module cooling fins and footings system and method


The present disclosure includes a battery module having a housing with a wall that includes an aperture in the wall. The battery module also includes an electrochemical cell having a terminal end and a base end opposite the terminal end.
Johnson Controls Technology Company


07/07/16
20160197383 

Circuitry harness and pass through for lead wires of a battery module


The present disclosure includes a battery module having a housing, electrochemical cells disposed in the housing and electrically coupled together via bus bars, two or more sensors in electrical communication with the bus bars, and two or more leads corresponding with the two or more sensors and extending away from the two or more sensors. The battery module also includes a bundle mechanism that bundles the two or more leads together in a bundle, and a pass through sized and positioned to accommodate the bundle of two or more leads passing therethrough from a first side of the housing proximate which the bus bars are disposed to a second side of the housing.
Johnson Controls Technology Company


07/07/16
20160197378 

Electrolytes for wide operating temperature lithium-ion cells


Provided herein are electrolytes for lithium-ion electrochemical cells, electrochemical cells employing the electrolytes, methods of making the electrochemical cells and methods of using the electrochemical cells over a wide temperature range. Included are electrolyte compositions comprising a lithium salt, a cyclic carbonate, a non-cyclic carbonate, and a linear ester and optionally comprising one or more additives..
California Institute Of Technology


07/07/16
20160197373 

Bipolar battery assembly


The invention relates to an article comprising: a) one or more stacks of battery plates comprising one or more bipolar plates; b) located between each plate is a separator and a liquid electrolyte; further comprising one of more of the features: 1) c) the one or more stacks of battery plates having a plurality of channels passing transversely though the portion of the plates having the cathode and/or the anode deposited thereon; and d) i) one or more seals about the periphery of the channels which prevent the leakage of the liquid elelctrolyte into the channels, and/or posts located in one or more of the channels having on each end an overlapping portion that covers the channel and sealing surface on the outside of the monopolar plates adjacent to the holes for the transverse channels and applies pressure on the sealing surface of the monopolar plates wherein the pressure is sufficient to withstand pressures created during assembly and operation of electrochemical cells created by the stacks of battery plates; 2) c) a membrane comprising a thermoplastic polymer is disposed about the entire periphery of the edges of the stack of plates; 3 wherein the separator is in the form of a sheet having adhered to its periphery a frame; andm4) c) an integrated valve and integrated channel communicating with the valve.. .
Advanced Battery Concepts, Llc


07/07/16
20160197371 

Quinone-based high energy density liquid active material for flow battery


A liquid catholyte as well as electrochemical cells and automotive vehicles employing the liquid catholyte are disclosed. The liquid catholyte includes a quinone as redox active material and a fluoroalkylsulfonyl salt as charge balancing agent and is characterized by a liquid form of the redox active material regardless of redox state.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.


07/07/16
20160197357 

Process for the synthesis of nitrogen-doped carbon electro-catalyst


The present invention discloses a process for the synthesis of nitrogen-doped carbon electrocatalyst with good electrochemical stability and fuel tolerance for oxygen reduction reaction (orr) by pyrolysis of protein-rich pulse flour cooked with sio2 nanoparticles.. .
Council Of Scientific And Industrial Research


07/07/16
20160197356 

Method for depositing a layer of material onto a metallic support for fuel cells or electrolysis cells


A method for depositing a layer of material on a metallic support for fuel cells or electrolysis cells includes the steps of preparing the surface of the metallic support, preparing an apparatus for an electrolytic bath, with the relative actuation means of the apparatus, including an aqueous solution with the cations necessary to obtain at least one material, dipping the metallic support into the electrolytic bath, and commanding the actuation means of the electrolytic bath so as to selectively carry out the electrochemical deposition of at least one layer of material on the metallic support, the layer of material includes an anti-corrosion protective ceramic material and/or a ceramic material with catalytic properties.. .
Sofcpower S.p.a.


07/07/16
20160197347 

Lmfp cathode materials with improved electrochemical performance


Lmfp cathode materials are made in a mechanochemical/solid state process. The precursors are dried in a preliminary step to reduce the water content of the precursors of less than 1% by weight and preferably less than 0.25% by weight.
Dow Global Technologies Llc


07/07/16
20160197329 

Battery module bus bar carrier having guide extensions system and method


The present disclosure includes a battery module having a stack of electrochemical cells that includes terminals, a housing that receives the stack of electrochemical cells, and a bus bar carrier disposed over the stack of electrochemical cells such that bus bars disposed on the bus bar carrier interface with the terminals of the stack of electrochemical cells. The bus bar carrier includes opposing first and second guide extensions, the stack of electrochemical cells is disposed between the opposing first and second guide extensions, and the opposing first and second guide extensions physically contact a first outer electrochemical cell and a second outer electrochemical cell, respectively, of the stack of electrochemical cells to guide the terminals of the stack of electrochemical cells toward corresponding ones of the bus bars disposed on the bus bar carrier..
Johnson Controls Technology Company


07/07/16
20160197328 

Battery module terminal system and method


The present disclosure includes a battery module that includes an electrochemical cell having a minor terminal. The battery module also includes a major terminal electrically coupled to the electrochemical cell, wherein the major terminal includes a base and a post extending from the base.
Johnson Controls Technology Company


07/07/16
20160197325 

Separator paper for electrochemical cells


A paper suitable for use as separator in an electrochemical cell, including at least 60 wt. % of an aramid fibril and at least 1 wt.
Teijin Aramid B.v.


07/07/16
20160197323 

Battery module vent and handle configuration system and method


The present disclosure includes a battery module having electrochemical cells, a housing having an open side configured to receive the electrochemical cells, a handle configured to enable lifting of the battery module, and a cover disposed over the open side of the housing. The cover includes a protruded portion defining a cavity under the cover, where the cavity is configured to receive gases vented from the electrochemical cells, where the cover comprises an indentation into the protruded portion of the cover toward the housing, and where the indentation is configured to define at least a portion of the cavity on a first side of the indentation and to receive the handle on a second side of the indentation opposite to the first side..
Johnson Controls Technology Company


07/07/16
20160197320 

Snap-in extensions and guide walls for bus bar bridges of a battery module


The present disclosure includes a battery module having a group of electrically interconnected electrochemical cells, a battery module terminal configured to be coupled to a load for powering the load, and an electrical path extending between the group of electrically interconnected electrochemical cells and the battery module terminal, where the electrical path includes a bus bar bridge. The battery module also includes a housing, where the group of electrically interconnected electrochemical cells is disposed within the housing, and the housing includes a pair of extensions positioned along sides of the bus bar bridge and configured to retain the bus bar bridge and to block movement of the bus bar bridge in at least one direction..
Johnson Controls Technology Company


07/07/16
20160197211 

Method of manufacturing a photoelectric and thermoelectric sensor, and photoelectric and thermoelectric sensor


A method of manufacturing a photoelectric and thermoelectric sensor includes the steps of: preparing a silicon substrate and an etching solution that includes hydrofluoric acid, isopropyl alcohol and deionized water; performing electrochemical etching on the silicon substrate in the etching solution to obtain a porous silicon substrate; and forming on the porous silicon substrate an electrode unit that is connected to the porous silicon substrate and that is adapted for being connected to an external circuit.. .
National Chi Nan University


07/07/16
20160196932 

Trenched super/ultra capacitors and methods of making thereof


A method of manufacturing trenched electrochemical double layer capacitors is provided. One aspect of the method employs state-of-the art processes used in semi-conductor wafer manufacturing such as photolithography etching for creating trenches in the electrodes of the double layer capacitor.

07/07/16
20160196930 

Electrochemical capacitor


Provided is an electrochemical capacitor which has low dc internal resistance, and which minimizes increase in the dc internal resistance due to a high temperature experience. The electrochemical capacitor is provided with a positive electrode having a positive electrode active material layer containing activated carbon, a negative electrode having a negative electrode active material layer containing a spinel-type lithium titanate, and a separator holding a non-aqueous electrolytic solution containing a lithium salt between the positive electrode active material layer and the negative electrode active material layer, a 100% discharge capacity of lithium titanate being set to within a range of 2.2 to 7.0 times a 100% discharge capacity of activated carbon.
Nippon Chemi-con Corporation


07/07/16
20160196929 

A multicomponent approach to enhance stability and capacitance in polymer-hybrid supercapacitors


An electrochemical energy storage device includes a first polymer electrode and a second polymer electrode spaced apart from the first polymer electrode such that a space is reserved between the first and second polymer electrodes. The space reserved between the first and second polymer electrodes contains an electrolyte that comprises a quinone compound.
The Regents Of The University Of California


07/07/16
20160196888 

Electrochemical ion separation in molten salts


A purification method that uses ion-selective ceramics to electrochemically filter waste products from a molten salt. The electrochemical method uses ion-conducting ceramics that are selective for the molten salt cations desired in the final purified melt, and selective against any contaminant ions.
Sandia Corporation


07/07/16
20160195577 

Electrochemical analysis apparatus and electrochemical system


An electrochemical analysis apparatus 1 includes a power controller 20 that generates a rectangular wave signal having a first frequency (f1) and applies the rectangular wave signal to an electrochemical cell 10 including a plurality of electrodes 11 to 13 and an electrolyte 14, a fourier transform section 30 that fourier-transforms a response signal of the electrochemical cell 10 to the rectangular wave signal and calculates frequency characteristics including a component of a second frequency f2 of an integer multiple of the first frequency f1, and a calculating section 40 that calculates an impedance characteristic of the electrochemical cell 10 based on the frequency characteristics calculated by the fourier transform section 30.. .
Waseda University


07/07/16
20160195570 

Scanning electrochemical microscopy


A new scanning electrochemical microscopy tip positioning method that allows topography and surface activity to be resolved independently is presented. A secm tip is oscillated relative to the surface of interest.
University Of Warwick


07/07/16
20160195520 

Capacitance spectroscopic method and electrode


The application relates to methods and electrodes for electrochemical detection of target species by capacitance spectroscopy. The method is simple, frequency optimised and extremely sensitive to low concentrations of target species.
Universidade Estadual Paulista "julio De Mesquita Filho" -unesp


07/07/16
20160195489 

Electrical devices with enhanced electrochemical activity and manufacturing methods thereof


In some aspects, a device is provided having a member with a region of enhanced electrochemical activity. In one aspect, a sensor of enhanced electrochemical activity is provided for detecting an analyte concentration level in a bio-fluid sample.
Ascensia Diabetes Care Holding Ag


07/07/16
20160195308 

Electrochemical refrigeration systems and appliances


Refrigeration systems and appliances are provided. A refrigeration system includes a refrigerant, the refrigerant including a working fluid and an electrochemically active fluid.
General Electric Company


07/07/16
20160195307 

Electrochemical refrigeration systems and appliances


Refrigeration systems and appliances are provided. A refrigeration system includes a refrigerant, the refrigerant including a working fluid and an electrochemically active fluid.
General Electric Company


07/07/16
20160195306 

Electrochemical refrigeration systems and appliances


Refrigeration systems and appliances are provided. A refrigeration system includes a refrigerant, the refrigerant including a working fluid and an electrochemically active fluid.
General Electric Company


07/07/16
20160195305 

Electrochemical refrigeration systems and appliances


Refrigeration systems and appliances are provided. A refrigeration system includes a refrigerant, the refrigerant including a working fluid and an electrochemically active fluid.
General Electric Company


07/07/16
20160194774 

Electrochemical fabrication process for forming multilayer multimaterial microprobe structures incorporating dielectrics


Some embodiments of the invention are directed to electrochemical fabrication of microprobes which are formed from a core material and a material that partially coats the surface of the probe. Other embodiments are directed to the electrochemical fabrication of microprobes which are formed from a core material and a material that completely coats the surface of each layer from which the probe is formed including interlayer regions.
University Of Southern California


07/07/16
20160194768 

Non-uniform doping of photoelectrochemical cell electrodes


The present invention provides a photo-electrochemical (pec) cell electrode having a surface portion and a bulk portion composed of the same material, wherein at least one of the bulk portion and the surface portion of the electrode is doped with at least one dopant, and wherein said doping is non-uniform along an axis perpendicular to the surface portion. The non-uniform doping can include different concentrations and/or types of the dopants in the bulk portion and in the surface portion of the electrode.
Technion Research & Development Foundation Limited


07/07/16
20160194765 

Methods for the simultaneous electrolytic decarboxylation and reduction of sugars


Methods for simultaneously decarboxylating carbohydrate acids and reducing carbohydrate aldehydes in a divided electrochemical cell having a central compartment separate from the anode and cathode are disclosed using a cation membrane and a bipolar membrane. The improved methods are more cost-efficient and environmentally friendly..
Dynamic Food Ingredients Corporation


07/07/16
20160194565 

Integrated solvent deasphalting, hydrotreating and steam pyrolysis process for direct processing of a crude oil


A process is provided that is directed to a steam pyrolysis zone integrated with a solvent deasphalting zone and a hydrotreating zone to permit direct processing of crude oil feedstocks to produce petrochemicals including olefins and aromatics. The integrated solvent deasphalting, hydrotreating and steam pyrolysis process for the direct processing of a crude oil to produce olefinic and aromatic petrochemicals comprises: charging the crude oil to a solvent deasphalting zone with an effective amount of solvent for producing a deasphalted and demetalized oil stream and a bottom asphalt phase; charging the deasphalted and demetalized oil stream and hydrogen to a hydroprocessing zone operating under conditions effective to produce a hydroprocessed effluent reduced having a reduced content of contaminants, an increased paraffinicity, reduced bureau of mines correlation index, and an increased american petroleum institute gravity; thermally cracking the hydroprocessed effluent in the presence of steam to produce a mixed product stream; separating the mixed product stream; purifying hydrogen recovered from the mixed product stream and recycling it to the hydroprocessing zone; recovering olefins and aromatics from the separated mixed product stream; and recovering pyrolysis fuel oil from the separated mixed product stream..
Saudi Arabian Oil Company


07/07/16
20160194564 

Integrated solvent deasphalting and steam pyrolysis process for direct processing of a crude oil


A process is provided that is directed to a steam pyrolysis zone integrated with a solvent deasphalting zone to permit direct processing of crude oil feedstocks to produce petrochemicals including olefins and aromatics. The integrated solvent deasphalting and steam pyrolysis process for the direct processing of a crude oil to produce olefinic and aromatic petrochemicals comprises charging the crude oil to a solvent deasphalting zone with an effective amount of solvent to produce a deasphalted and demetalized oil stream and a bottom asphalt phase; thermally cracking the deasphalted and demetalized oil stream in the presence of steam to produce a mixed product stream; separating the mixed product stream; recovering olefins and aromatics from the separated mixed product stream; and recovering pyrolysis fuel oil from the separated mixed product stream..
Saudi Arabian Oil Company


07/07/16
20160194225 

Anti-scale electrochemical apparatus with water-splitting ion exchange membrane


An anti-scale electrochemical apparatus comprises at least one ion exchange cell, each cell comprising a housing having a plurality of openings to receive and release a water stream, inner and outer electrodes in the housing, and a water-splitting membrane between the inner and outer electrodes to treat an influent water stream to form an effluent water stream. A controlled-release scale-inhibitor composite comprising a scale-inhibitor agent and a polymer, is provided in the housing or in the water flow pathway of the electrochemical apparatus.
Pionetics Corporation


07/07/16
20160194208 

Methods and systems using electrochemical cells for processing metal sulfate compounds from mine waste and sequestering co2


Systems and methods are provided for processing metal sulfate compounds and sequestering co2. These systems and processes involve one or more electrochemical cells for producing an alkali-containing catholyte and involve a co2 absorption reactor operatively connected to the electrochemical cell and to a co2 source.
Strategic Metals Ltd.


07/07/16
20160193388 

Electrochemical disinfection of implanted catheters


An implantable catheter is provided that may be disinfected without removal from the body of a patient, using an electrochemical method to generate an electric field on the catheter surface and thus destroy microorganisms in a biofilm that is present or forming. A catheter system includes the implantable catheter and a voltage source that is operably connected to electrodes on or embedded in the exterior and optionally the interior catheter surface.
The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University


07/07/16
20160192871 

Implantable electrochemical biosensor system and method


Correction for initial variation in thickness of a polymer layer and for changes in the coating thickness that occur after implantation of a biosensor and therefore provides substantial increase in the accuracy and lifetime of implantable sensors is done using a factor derived from the decay of potential.. .
Agamatrix, Inc.


06/30/16
20160190663 

Busbars with integrated cooling system for vehicle battery assemblies


A battery assembly includes a plurality of batteries operably positioned to be charged and discharged. At least a first battery and a second battery of the plurality of batteries include a stack of electrochemical cells encased in an electrically inert case.

06/30/16
20160190635 

Eletrode material for lithium ion secondary battery, electrode for lithium ion secondary battery, and lithium ion secondary battery


An electrode material for a lithium ion secondary battery of the present invention includes an electrode active material made of lifexmn1-x-ymypo4 (0.05≦x≦0.35, 0.005≦y≦0.14) in which the m is at least one selected from co and zn which are elements that are electrochemically inactive in a voltage range of 1.0 v to 4.3 v and have a smaller ionic radius than mn, a crystal structure is orthorhombic, a space group is pmna, values of crystal lattice constants a, b, and c satisfy 10.28 Å≦a≦10.42 Å, 6.000 Å≦b≦6.069 Å, and 4.710 Å≦c≦4.728 Å, and lattice volume v satisfies 289.00 Å3≦v≦298.23 Å3.. .

06/30/16
20160190631 

Intermediate module for electrochemical cell stack


An electrochemical cell stack is disclosed having a plurality of stacked planar electrochemical cell modules, a first end plate at a first end of the stacked planar modules, and a second end plate at a second end of the stacked planar modules. Also included in the stack is an intermediate planar module disposed between adjacent electrochemical cells in the stack.

06/30/16
20160190629 

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.. .

06/30/16
20160190628 

Laminar flow battery


An electrochemical cell is disclosed. The cell comprises a substrate with an elongate channel formed therein; first and second electrodes extending longitudinally in the channel and disposed to opposite sides of the channel; and three fluid ports at each end of the channel for ingress and egress of respective fluids, wherein three fluids entering into the channel through respective fluid ports at one end flow through the channel in parallel laminar streams and exit the channel through the respective ports at the other end.

06/30/16
20160190615 

Fuel cell system, motor vehicle containing a fuel cell system, and operating a fuel cell system


A fuel cell system is provided having a plurality of fuel cells combined to form a fuel cell stack. The fuel cell system is characterized in that at least one fuel cell is a redox flow fuel cell having an electrode assembly, which electrode assembly has a proton-permeable separator, which separator is arranged between an anode region and a cathode region.

06/30/16
20160190607 

Electrochemical cell


The present invention concerns an electrochemical cell of a layered electrode structure, oppositely poled electrode layers being arranged such that they are physically kept at a distance from one another by separator layers. The cells comprise a first housing part, which defines an interior volume and is designed in such a way that at the same time it forms an output conductor for a first electrode pole.

06/30/16
20160190600 

Interconnected hollow nanostructures containing high capacity active materials for use in rechargeable batteries


Provided are electrode layers for use in rechargeable batteries, such as lithium ion batteries, and related fabrication techniques. These electrode layers have interconnected hollow nanostructures that contain high capacity electrochemically active materials, such as silicon, tin, and germanium.

06/30/16
20160190588 

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.. .

06/30/16
20160190546 

Positive electrode composite mounted in all-solid battery


Disclosed is a positive electrode composite in an all-solid battery. In particular, contents of the electrolyte, the positive electrode material, and the conductive material are non-linearly changed from the electrolyte layer toward the metal current collector.

06/30/16
20160190545 

Electrolytic solution, secondary battery, electronic device, and manufacturing electrode


To provide a method of manufacturing a lithium-ion secondary battery having stable charge characteristics and lifetime characteristics. A positive electrode is subjected to an electrochemical reaction in a large amount of electrolytic solution in advance before a secondary battery is completed.

06/30/16
20160190544 

Stationary semi-solid battery module and manufacture


A method of manufacturing an electrochemical cell includes transferring an anode semi-solid suspension to an anode compartment defined at least in part by an anode current collector and an separator spaced apart from the anode collector. The method also includes transferring a cathode semi-solid suspension to a cathode compartment defined at least in part by a cathode current collector and the separator spaced apart from the cathode collector.

06/30/16
20160190537 

Composition for heat-resistant porous layer, separator, electrochemical battery, and fabricating the same


Wherein formula 1 is defined herein.. .

06/30/16
20160190536 

Composition for heat-resistant porous layer, separator, electrochemical battery, and fabricating the same


Wherein formula 1 is defined herein.. .

06/30/16
20160190525 

Electrochemical cell packaging material


This packaging material for electrochemical cells has an identification mark that can be recognized from the outside and that is difficult to forge. The packaging material includes a multilayer film which has a structure formed by laminating a base layer (11), an adhesive layer (13), a metal foil layer (12), an acid-modified polyolefin layer (14), and a heat-sealable layer (15) in this order, wherein the base layer (11) contains both a oriented polyester film (11b) and a oriented nylon film (11e) with a printed layer (11c) provided on the surface of the oriented polyester film (11b) that faces the oriented nylon film (11e)..



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

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