Patents by Inventor Kai NARITA

Kai NARITA has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10833318
    Abstract: In an aspect, an electrode for an electrochemical cell comprises: a structure having a nano- or micro-architected three-dimensional geometry; said structure comprising one or more active carbon allotrope materials; wherein said structure is characterized by an average density less than or equal to 2.3 g cm?3 and an average specific strength (strength-to-density ratio) greater than or equal to 0.004 GPa g?1 cm3. Also disclosed herein are methods for making an electrode for an electrochemical cell, and methods for making an electrochemical cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: California Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Julia R. Greer, Andrey Vyatskikh, John S. Thorne, Akira Kudo, Kai Narita, Michael A. Citrin, Xuan Zhang
  • Publication number: 20190103600
    Abstract: In an aspect, an electrode for an electrochemical cell comprises: a structure having a nano- or micro-architected three-dimensional geometry; said structure comprising one or more active carbon allotrope materials; wherein said structure is characterized by an average density less than or equal to 2.3 g cm?3 and an average specific strength (strength-to-density ratio) greater than or equal to 0.004 GPa g?1 cm3. Also disclosed herein are methods for making an electrode for an electrochemical cell, and methods for making an electrochemical cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Inventors: Julia R. GREER, Andrey VYATSKIKH, John S. THORNE, Akira KUDO, Kai NARITA, Michael A. CITRIN, Xuan ZHANG