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Hiroaki Ikeda, Masahisa Fujimoto, Shin Fujitani, Masaki Shima, Hiromasa Yagi, Hisaki Tarui, Hiroshi Kurokawa, Kenji Asaoka, Shigeki Matsuta, Yoichi Domoto, Ryuji Ohshita, Yoshio Kato, Hiroshi Nakajima, Yasuyuki Kusumoto: Electrode for rechargeable lithium battery and rechargeable lithium battery. Sanyo Electric, Kubovcik & Kubovcik, March 20, 2007: US07192673 (91 worldwide citation)

An electrode for a rechargeable lithium battery which includes a thin film composed of active material that expands and shrinks as it stores and releases lithium, e.g., a microcrystalline or amorphous silicon thin film, deposited on a current collector, characterized in that said current collector e ...


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Emanuel Peled, Aryeh Lin: Rechargeable batteries. Ramot University Authority for Applied Research and Industrial Development, Jacobson Price Holman & Stern, February 1, 1994: US05283136 (89 worldwide citation)

There are provided novel anodes for lithium alloy electrochemical cells, and cells based on such anodes. The alloys used comprise one or more active metals which leaves or leave the anode matrix during discharge of the cell, with the alloy remaining in an intermediate variostoichiometric range durin ...


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Richard E Smalley, Daniel T Colbert, Hongjie Dai, Jie Liu, Andrew G Rinzler, Jason H Hafner, Kenneth A Smith, Ting Guo, Pavel Nikolaev, Andreas Thess: Membrane comprising an array of single-wall carbon nanotubes. William Marsh Rice Univeristy, Fish & Richardson P C, Ross Spencer Garsson, April 17, 2007: US07205069 (85 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to membranes comprising an array of single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWNT) wherein the membrane is nanoporous. In one embodiment, the membrane comprises a substantially two-dimensional array of a homogeneous population of single-walled nanotubes aggregated in substantia ...


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May Ying Chu: Rechargeable positive electrodes. PolyPlus Battery Company, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, April 23, 2002: US06376123 (82 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are positive electrodes containing active-sulfur-based composite electrodes. The cells include active-sulfur, an electronic conductor, and an ionic conductor. These materials are provided in a manner allowing at least about 10% of the active-sulfur to be available for electrochemical react ...


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Bernard Simon, Jean Pierre Boeuve: Rechargeable lithium electrochemical cell. SAFT, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, May 6, 1997: US05626981 (71 worldwide citation)

The present invention concerns a rechargeable lithium electrochemical cell comprising an anode containing a carbon-containing material with a degree of crystallinity which is greater than 0.8 and an electrolyte comprising a lithium salt and a mixture of at least two aprotic organic solvents, of whic ...


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Mitsutaka Miyabayashi, Toshifumi Nishii, Hiroshi Yui, Kuniaki Inada, Katsuji Ikeda, Hiroyoshi Nose, Kenji Tsuchiya: Secondary battery. Mitsubishi Petrochemical, Toshiba Battery, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, July 31, 1990: US04945014 (49 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a secondary battery having a negative electrode composed of an active substance and a carrier carrying the active substance, which comprises


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Stanford R Ovshinsky, Michael A Fetcenko, Jun Im, Benjamin Chao, Benjamin Reichman, Kwo Young: Electrochemical hydrogen storage alloys and batteries containing heterogeneous powder particles. Ovonic Battery Company, Marc J Luddy, Marvin S Siskind, David W Schumaker, September 10, 1996: US05554456 (48 worldwide citation)

Non-uniform heterogeneous powder particles for electrochemical uses, and said powder particles comprising at least two separate and distinct hydrogen storage alloys selected from the group consisting of: Ovonic LaNi.sub.5 type alloys, Ovonic TiNi type alloys, and Ovonic MgNi based alloys.


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Ronald S Repplinger, Dwaine K Coates: Nonwoven electrode construction. Eagle Picher, Wood Herron & Evans, May 21, 1996: US05518833 (46 worldwide citation)

A negative electrode, and hydrogen storage cell incorporating the negative electrode, wherein the negative electrode is a porous mat of conductive fibers. These fibers, which are capable of reversible hydrogen storage, have high aspect ratios, typically greater than 1,000, and have diameters in the ...


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Michael A Fetcenko: Catalytic hydrogen storage electrode materials for use in electrochemical cells and electrochemical cells incorporating the materials. Energy Conversion Devices, Marvin S Siskind, March 17, 1992: US05096667 (46 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a reversible, electrochemical cell having a high electrochemical activity, hydrogen storage negative electrode. The negative electrode is formed of a reversible, multicomponent, multiphase, electrochemical hydrogen storage alloy. The hydrogen storage alloy is capable of electrochemicall ...