|| List of recent Troche-related patents
|Metal/air battery with gas separation nanostructure|
A metal/air electrochemical cell in one embodiment includes a negative electrode, a positive electrode, an oxygen supply, and a closed oxygen conducting membrane less than about 50 microns thick located between the oxygen supply and the positive electrode.. .
|Lithium battery with composite solid electrolyte|
An electrochemical cell in one embodiment includes a negative electrode including a form of lithium, a positive electrode spaced apart from the negative electrode, a separator positioned between the negative electrode and the positive electrode, and a first lithium ion conducting and ionically insulating composite solid electrolyte layer positioned between the negative electrode and the positive electrode.. .
|Cathode unit for an alkaline metal/sulfur battery having an optimised arrester structure|
The invention relates to a cathode unit for an alkaline metal/sulphur battery, containing a cathode arrester, which comprises a carbon substrate, and an electrochemically active component, which is selected from sulphur or an alkaline metal sulphide and is in electrically conductive contact with the carbon substrate.. .
|High capacity lithium-ion electrochemical cells and methods of making same|
High capacity lithium-ion electrochemical cells and methods of making the same are provided that include a positive electrode that includes a lithium mixed metal oxide having a first irreversible capacity and a negative electrode that includes an alloy anode material having a first irreversible capacity when the anode is delithiated to 0.9 v vs. Li/li+.
|High capacity positive electrodes for use in lithium-ion electrochemical cells and methods of making same|
Positive electrode for lithium-ion electrochemical cells are provided that have capacity retentions of greater than about 95% after 50 charge-discharge cycles when comparing the capacity after cycle 52 with the capacity after cycle 2 when cycled between 2.5 v and 4.7 v vs. Li/li+ at 30° c.
|Three dimensional positive electrode for licfx technology primary electrochemical generator|
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An electrochemical cell of improved anti-leak property is provided. A silver oxide battery includes: a positive electrode canister having a form of a cylinder with a bottom portion; a negative electrode canister having a form of a cylinder with a lid portion and being contained in the positive electrode canister; and an electrolytic solution contained within a space formed by the positive electrode canister and the negative electrode canister.
|Battery module having a cell tray with thermal management features|
A battery module includes a plurality of electrochemical cells and a structure including an upper portion configured to support a bottom portion of each of the plurality of electrochemical cells and a lower portion coupled to the upper portion. The lower portion includes a thermal management feature having at least one passage provided therein.
|Electrochemical cell having a fixed cell element|
An electrochemical cell includes a cell element and a current collector disposed in a housing that includes a vent. The current collector includes an outer member and an inner member coupled together by one or more flexible arms.
|Method for manufacturing an electrode, and ink for an electrode|
The invention relates to a method for fabricating an electrode which includes coating of an aqueous ink over the whole or part of a current collector followed by drying of said ink. The aqueous ink is produced by acidification of an aqueous dispersion including an electrochemically active material having a titanium and lithium oxide base until a ph value comprised between 9.0±0.1 and 10.0±0.1 is obtained.
|Benzodioxepin-3-one compounds as dyes or as fluorescent emitters|
The invention relates to specific benzodioxepin-3-one compounds, to a process for the preparation thereof and to the use thereof as dyes or as fluorescent emitters for organic electroluminescent devices (oleds) or for organic light-emitting electrochemical cells (olecs), and to corresponding electronic devices.. .
|Asphaltene based photovoltaic devices|
Photovoltaic devices and methods of making the same, are disclosed herein. The cell comprises a photovoltaic device that comprises a first electrically conductive layer comprising a photo-sensitized electrode; at least one photoelectrochemical layer comprising metal-oxide particles, an electrolyte solution comprising at least one asphaltene fraction, wherein the metal-oxide particles are optionally dispersed in a surfactant; and a second electrically conductive layer comprising a counter-electrode, wherein the second electrically conductive layer comprises one or more conductive elements comprising carbon, graphite, soot, carbon allotropes or any combinations thereof..
|Fabrication of porous silicon electrochemical capacitors|
Methods of forming microelectronic structures are described. Embodiments of those methods may include forming an electrochemical capacitor device by forming pores in low-purity silicon materials.
|Method for producing a composite structure composed of porous carbon and electrochemical active material|
In order to provide an inexpensive product composed of a porous carbon provided with electrochemical active material, said product being suitable particularly for use as a cathode or anode material for a secondary battery, a process comprising the following process steps is proposed: (a) producing a template from inorganic material by gas phase deposition, said template comprising a framework of pores and nanoparticles joined to one another, (b) coating the template framework with an electrochemical active material or a precursor thereof, (c) infiltrating the pores of the template with a precursor substance for carbon, (d) carbonizing the precursor substance to form a carbon layer, (f) removing the template.. .
|Material for organic electronic device, and organic electronic device using same|
The present invention provides a novel compound that is capable of largely improving a life time, efficiency, electrochemical stability, and thermal stability of an organic electronic device, and an organic electronic device that comprises an organic material layer comprising the compound.. .
|Treatment of contaminated liquids|
Apparatus and method for the treatment of a contaminated liquid to remove contaminants from said liquid. The apparatus comprises a bed of a carbon based adsorbent material capable of electrochemical regeneration, at least one pair of electrodes operable to pass an electric current through said bed to regenerate the adsorbent material, and means to admit contaminated liquid into said bed to contact said adsorbent material at a flow rate which is sufficiently high to pass the liquid through the bed but below the flow rate required to fluidise the bed of adsorbent material..
|Hematocrit corrected glucose measurements using phase angles and impedance for electrochemical test strip|
Two techniques of determining hematocrit using impedance and phase angle to determine hematocrit are shown and described for correcting an analyte concentration.. .
|Methods of nondestructively delaminating graphene from a metal substrate|
Methods of delaminating a graphene film (60) from a metal substrate (50) are disclosed that substantially preserve the metal substrate. The methods include forming a support layer (80) on the graphene film and then performing an electrochemical process in an electrochemical apparatus (10).
|Anodic structure for horizontal cells for processes of metal electrodeposition|
The present invention concerns an electrode for oxygen evolution in electroplating plants comprising a valve metal substrate and an outer catalytic layer, the substrate consisting of a metal plate provided with slits of area ranging from 2 to 8 cm2, said slits being spaced apart by a distance of 5 to 25 cm. The invention also concerns a horizontal electrochemical cell for electro-plating processes comprising at least one of said electrodes, and an electroplating plant equipped with at least one of said cells.
|Method and apparatus for maintaining parallelism of layers and/or achieving desired thicknesses of layers during the electrochemical fabrication of structures|
Some embodiments of the present invention provide processes and apparatus for electrochemically fabricating multilayer structures (e.g. Mesoscale or microscale structures) with improved endpoint detection and parallelism maintenance for materials (e.g.
|Lead-free electrochemical galvanic oxygen sensor|
A lead-free, self-corrosion-free electrochemical galvanic oxygen sensor is provided. The preferred sensor includes a container, the container including a lead-free anode, an alkali electrolyte, a carbon platinized with platinum cathode and a nickel wire current collector, wherein the container further includes a diffusion barrier that causes the sensor to operate in the limiting current region..
|Integrated blood glucose measurement device|
A portable combination for measuring a glucose concentration value in a sample has a portable glucose meter (gm) having a test strip port for receiving a disposable electrochemical test strip, means for calculating a glucose concentration value in a sample applied to a test strip received in the test strip port, and optionally a rechargeable gm battery. Next the combination has a portable rechargeable supplemental battery pack (sbp).
|Cathode-driven or assisted solar cell|
In one form, a photoelectrochemical cell comprising a p-type sensitized photocathode including a sensitizer dye and a water-based electrolyte. In another form, the sensitizer dye and an adjacent semiconductor may have a reduction potential that is sufficiently high to either reduce a desired chemical feedstock in the cell or reduce protons in the water to hydrogen gas.
|Miniaturized implantable electrochemical sensor devices|
An implantable device having a communication system, a sensor, and a monolithic substrate is described. The monolithic substrate has an integrated sensor circuit configured to process input from the sensor into a form conveyable by the communication system..
|Quinoxaline derivative, and light emitting element, light emitting device, and electronic device using the quinoxaline derivative|
To provide a new bipolar organic compound. In particular, to provide a bipolar organic compound having excellent heat resistance and to provide a bipolar organic compound which is electrochemically stable.
|Sequence-specific analysis of nucleic acids|
The invention relates to a method for the sequence-specific analysis of nucleic acids in a sample in which the nucleic acid is present at least partially as a double strand, which method uses electrochemical detection methods (e.g. With [oso4(bipy)]).
|Proton conducting electrochemical cell and method of making such a cell|
The present invention relates to a proton-conductive electrochemical cell (10), comprising an electrolytic membrane (13) made of a ceramic and an electrode (11, 12) made of a cermet, said electrochemical cell (10) being obtained directly by a method of co-sintering a ceramic layer, capable of forming the electrolytic membrane (13), and a cermet layer, capable of forming the electrode (11, 12), in a sintering tool at a sintering temperature of the ceramic that makes it possible to render said ceramic layer, capable of forming the electrolyte (13), gas-tight, wherein said cell (10) is characterised in that said cermet consists of the mixture of a ceramic and an electronically conductive passivatable alloy including at least 40 mol % chromium capable of forming a passive layer, the nature and the chromium content of said passivatable alloy enabling said electrochemical cell to be co-sintered with a membrane densification of more than 90% without melting said alloy.. .
|Water recapture/recycle system in electrochemical cells|
A system for managing water content in one or more electrochemical cells, each comprising a plurality of electrodes and a liquid ionically conductive medium, includes a first gas-phase conduit for receiving humid gas-phase associated with the electrochemical cell. The system also includes a desiccator unit communicated to the first air conduit and configured for extracting water from the humid gas-phase.
|Production method for a support type coating membrane using tape casting|
The present invention relates to a production method for a support type ceramic membrane using tape casting, wherein, when producing a multifunctional membrane comprising a membrane structure such as a general electrochemical device or electrolysis cell or fuel cell, a dense-structure coating membrane or porous functional (separation) membrane is produced on one or more surfaces of a porous support.. .
|Sulfide solid electrolyte material and electrochemical device|
A sulfide solid electrolyte material according to an embodiment of the present disclosure contains li, p, and bi. An electrochemical device according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a sulfide solid electrolyte material containing li, p, and bi..
|Composite silicon or composite tin particles|
The specification relates to a composite particle for storing lithium. The composite particle is used in an electrochemical cell.
|Slurry wth improved dispersibility and its use|
The present disclosure relates to an invention directed to controlling a viscosity of a slurry used to manufacture an electrochemical device, by adjusting a particle diameter of an inorganic matter that is an ingredient of the slurry, so that a sinking rate of the inorganic particles may remarkably slow down and dispersibility may be dramatically improved, and as a result, the content of the inorganic particles may relatively increase and the inorganic particles may be uniformly distributed in a coating layer on a substrate, thereby preventing a reduction in battery performance.. .
|Zinc anode alkaline electrochemical cells containing bismuth|
A negative electrode active material for a zinc anode alkaline electrochemical cell includes (i) particles, comprising bismuth, and (ii) powder, comprising zinc. The particles have an average particle size of at most 135 nm..
The present invention provides novel cathodes having a reduced resistivity and other improved electrical properties. Furthermore, this invention also presents methods of manufacturing novel electrochemical cells and novel cathodes.
|Fluorinated electrolyte compositions|
Electrolyte compositions containing a solvent mixture comprising 2,2,-difluoroethyl acetate and ethylene carbonate are described. The electrolyte compositions are useful in electrochemical cells, such as lithium ion batteries..
|Method of protecting transparent nonmetallic electroconductive parts|
A method of protecting a transparent nonmetallic electroconductive part formed by, e.g., ito, on a transparent substrate, e.g., a glass substrate, from electrochemical corrosion, is characterized by coating the transparent nonmetallic electroconductive part with a room-temperature-curable silicone rubber composition that contains from 1 weight-ppm to 30 weight % of a triazole compound, e.g., a 1,2,4-triazole compound or a benzotriazole compound; and thereafter curing the composition.. .
|Intermittent coating of moving surfaces|
A method of intermittently coating a moving surface with paste containing electrochemically active particles by a nozzle having a slot-shaped delivery opening includes supplying paste to the delivery opening from a paste reservoir via a transport channel and regulating paste supply to the delivery opening with a rotatably mounted control axle which enables the paste supply to the delivery opening in a first switching position and, in a second switching position, blocks the transport channel and disconnects a section of the transport channel extending as far as the delivery opening from the paste supply, wherein the rotatably mounted control axle comprises a passage via which the paste reservoir is in communicating connection with the delivery opening in the first switching position and the disconnected section of the transport channel is in communicating connection with the reduced pressure source in the second switching position.. .
|Preparation of lithium carbonate from lithium chloride containing brines|
This invention relates to a method for the preparation of lithium carbonate from lithium chloride containing brines. The method can include a silica removal step, capturing lithium chloride, recovering lithium chloride, supplying lithium chloride to an electrochemical cell and producing lithium hydroxide, contacting the lithium hydroxide with carbon dioxide to produce lithium carbonate..
|Driving method of electrochemical device|
When a hole in a separator is clogged, the cycle characteristics of a battery might be lowered and the internal resistance of a battery might be increased to reduce the output. Thus, a means for suppression of or recovery from degradation due to a clogged separator in a battery such as a lithium-ion secondary battery is provided.
|Wirelessly rechargeable battery and components thereof|
A receiver coil assembly for a wirelessly rechargeable battery including first and second transverse coils and a third coil encompassing the first and second coils. The receiver coil may be employed in a power receiver of a wirelessly rechargeable battery.
|System and method for measuring an analyte in a sample and calculating hematocrit-insensitive glucose concentrations|
Described are methods and systems to apply a plurality of test voltages to the test strip and measure a current transient output resulting from an electrochemical reaction in a test chamber of the test strip so that a glucose concentration can be determined that is simpler, less error prone and provides the unexpected advantage of being insensitive to hematocrits in the blood sample.. .
|Nanoparticle-serialized oligonucleotide methods, compositions, and articles|
The disclosure relates to the use of nanoparticles that are coated with unique oligonucleotide (e.g., dna) sequences of various base lengths (“nano-dna”) that act as barcodes for product authentication, product serialization, brand protection, track-and-trace, intelligent supply chain, and law enforcement. The nano-dna can be incorporated into inks, dyes, resins, labels, and other markings at all manufacturing levels, including the product (unit) level, to encode company and product-specific information.
|Method of electrochemically depositing high-activity electrocatalysts|
The method begins by forming a solution comprising catalyst precursors, electrolyte and a solvent. Electrodes are inserted into the solution comprising an anode electrode and a cathode electrode.
|Solid electrolyte/electrode assembly for electrochemical surface finishing applications|
A solid electrolyte is formed by blending a coating chemical with metal ions and fatty acid. Filling molds and drying the material in the molds forms the solid electrolyte.
|Working electrode printed on a substrate|
Device comprising a substrate (1), an electrode (2), a track (4) and a recess (3), wherein the substrate extends over a first thickness, between a first face and a second face, wherein the electrode is printed on the first face, wherein the track is printed on the second face, wherein the substrate is electrically insulated, wherein the electrode is conductive to electricity essentially through carbon particles, wherein the track is conductive to electricity and contains particles of silver, wherein the recess is conductive to electricity and is made of an ink which comprises a binary mixture of carbon and silver in proportions where the quantity of silver divided by the sum of the quantities of carbon and silver present in the binary mixture is comprised within a 0 to 1 interval, wherein the recess extends within the substrate from the first face to the second face, wherein the recess is in electrical contact with the electrode at the level of a first junction located on the first face, wherein the recess is in electrical contact with the track at the level of a second junction located on the second face, and wherein the linear density of silver particles in the recess at the level of the first junction, perpendicularly to the current lines when a current passes through the first junction, is lower than the linear density of silver particles in the track at the level of the second junction, perpendicularly to the current lines when a current passes through the second junction. By using such binary mixture of carbon and silver in the recess (3), silver contamination in electrochemical cells using silver tracks is reduced..
|Corrosion resistant and electrically conductive surface of metallic components for electrolyzers|
Methods for providing a metal surface structure and treatment process to prevent the corrosion (e.g., high electrochemical potential oxidization and hydrogen embrittlement) of a metallic component used in electrolyzer operational conditions. The oxide surface scale of a metal plate is used to prevent the corrosion, and electrical conductive materials such as e.g., precious metals or carbon are used to provide the surface electrical conductance of the metallic components.
|Method and device for finishing work pieces|
In order to shorten a process chain during material removing machining of a crank shaft, after rough machining and after hardening according to the invention a combination of single point turning with subsequent tangential turning and/or finishing and/or fine dry grinding and/or electrochemical etching is proposed as a second step.. .
|Electrochemical analyte sensor|
An electrochemical analyte sensor formed using conductive traces on a substrate can be used for determining and/or monitoring a level of analyte in in vitro or in vivo analyte-containing fluids. For example, an implantable sensor may be used for the continuous or automatic monitoring of a level of an analyte, such as glucose, lactate, or oxygen, in a patient.
|Sensor inserter assembly|
An analyte monitor includes a sensor, a sensor control unit, and a display unit. The sensor control unit typically has a housing adapted for placement on skin and is adapted to receive a portion of an electrochemical sensor.
|Electrochemical co-production of chemicals utilizing a halide salt|
The present disclosure includes a system and method for co-producing a first product and a second product. The system may include a first electrochemical cell, at least one second reactor, and an acidification chamber.