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Electrolyte Including Silane For Use In Electrochemical Devices

The electrolyte includes one or more salts and a silane. The silane has a silicon linked to one or more first substituents that each include a poly(alkylene oxide) moiety or a cyclic carbonate moiety....
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Robert West, Khalil Amine, Zhengcheng Zhang, Qingzheng Wang, Nicholas AA Rossi, Sang Yoon, Hiroshi Nakahara | P05321US

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Organosilicon Phosphorus-based Electrolytes

Disclosed are electrolytes that are organosilicon phosphorus-based, and supercapacitors which incorporate them. These electrolytes are cationic salts with a phosphorous containing organosilicon moiety...
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Robert West, Lingzhi Zhang | P08134US

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Nonaqueous Liquid Electrolyte

Disclosed is a nonaqueous liquid electrolyte comprising poly(siloxane-g-3 ethylene oxide) and its synthesis. This electrolyte provides significant safety, improved electrochemical stability, improved ...
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Robert West, Qingzheng Wang, Khalil Amine, Bookeun Oh, Donald Vissers, Hisashi Tsukamoto | P03024US

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Nonaqueous Liquid Electrolyte

Disclosed is a nonaqueous and nonvolatile liquid type polymeric electrolyte comprising poly(siloxane-g-ethylene oxide). This electrolyte provides significant safety and stability. The present inventio...
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Robert West, Qingzheng Wang, Bookeun Oh, Khalil Amine, Donald Vissers, Hisashi Tsukamoto | P04017US

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Electrochemical Device Having Electrolyte Including Disiloxane

One example of the disiloxanes include a backbone with a first silicon and a second silicon. The first silicon is linked to a first substituent selected from a group consisting of: a first side chain ...
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Robert West, Zhengcheng Zhang, Khalil Amine, Qingzheng Wang, Nicholas AA Rossi, Donald Vissers | P05320US

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Bearing-Less Electrostatic Flywheel

A bearing-less flywheel both exchanges energy with a rotating flywheel using a regenerative controller via a rotating electrostatic field but also suspends the flywheel with an electrostatic field to ...
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Daniel Ludois, Eric Severson | P180324US01

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Low Voltage Drop, Cross-Field, Gas Switch And Method Of Operation

A gas switch includes an anode and a cathode spaced apart from the anode, wherein the cathode includes a conduction surface. The gas switch also includes a plurality of magnets arranged to generate a ...
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James Lawler, William Hitchon, Tim Sommerer, David Smith, Steve Aceto, Jason Trotter, Joseph Michael, Kirk Marquard | P180151US01

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Transgenic Lignin Easier to Break Down for Biofuel

Lignocellulosic biomass is a very desirable feedstock for biofuel production. If the fermentation process could be optimized, conversion of this biomass could yield 25 to 50 billion gallons of ethanol...
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John Ralph, Curtis Wilkerson, Saunia Withers, Shawn Mansfield | P100281US02

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Lignin from Transgenic Poplar Is Easier to Process

Lignin is an important plant cell wall component that provides structural support and vascular functions. It is one of the most abundant organic polymers on Earth, constituting about 30 percent of non...
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John Ralph, Curtis Wilkerson, Saunia Withers, Shawn Mansfield | P100281US03

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