Patents by Inventor Laurent CASTRO

Laurent CASTRO 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).

  • Publication number: 20220298024
    Abstract: A composition of general formula (1): Nax[MnaNibCrc]O2+y (1), wherein: 0.6?x?0.8; ?0.1?y?0.1; 0.55?a?0.7; 0.25?b?0.3; c?0.05; and a+b+c?1.0, an intermediate product for preparing a composition of general formula (1) and a process of synthesis, wherein the mixed sodium-transition metal oxide of general formula (1) may generally show an essentially or solely P2 structure, and may be used as a positive electrode material for a sodium ion secondary battery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Applicants: TOYOTA MOTOR EUROPE, CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE
    Inventors: Laurent CASTRO, Jun YOSHIDA, Claude DELMAS, Marie GUIGNARD, Elodie GUERIN
  • Patent number: 11417453
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an electronic device including an input and an output, the device generating an output voltage when the input of the device is supplied, the device comprising: a conversion unit converting a spin current into a charge current having an amplitude and a sign, a spin current application unit applying a spin current to the conversion unit, a ferroelectric layer, which has a ferroelectric polarization and is arranged such that the ferroelectric polarization controls at least one among the amplitude and the sign of the charge current, and an electric field application unit suitable for applying an electric field to the ferroelectric layer to control the ferroelectric polarization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignees: THALES, CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE, COMMISSARIAT À L'ÉNERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ÉNERGIES ALTERNATIVES
    Inventors: Manuel Bibes, Laurent Vila, Jean-Philippe Attané, Paul Noël, Diogo Castro Vaz
  • Patent number: 11417907
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a curable composition for preparing a composite polymer electrode, the curable composition containing: A) a Li-ion conducting solid electrolyte whose general composition has the formula: Li7+x?yMIIxMIII3?xMIV2?yO12 wherein MII, MIII, MIV, MV are species of valence II to V; where 0?x<3, preferably 0?x?2; and 0?y<2 preferably 0?y?1; (B) a polymer; (C) a lithium salt; (D) an active plasticizer; and (E) a photoinitiator. The invention also relates to a process of preparing the curable composition, cured compositions and films derived from the curable composition, and solid-state lithium batteries whose solid electrolyte layer contains a cured composition or a cured film according to the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA MOTOR EUROPE
    Inventors: Laurent Castro, Fanny Barde, Jijeesh Ravi Nair, Marisa Falco, Federico Bella, Claudio Gerbaldi
  • Publication number: 20220255134
    Abstract: An electrolyte composition, for use in particular in a lithium-air battery, includes (A) a fluorinated cation of structure R1R2R3N+-(linker1)-O-(linker2)-(FC), wherein R1, R2 and R3 are C1-C6 linear or branched alkyl groups, linkers linker1 and linker2 contain alkylene or oxyalkylene chains and FC is a fluorinated alkyl group; (B) an anion; (C) a solvent containing at least one —O—CH2—CH2—O— or —O—CH2—CHMe—O— group, an ?-caprolactone oligomer, or a dialkyl sulfoxide; and (D) a lithium salt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: Toyota Motor Europe
    Inventors: Laurent CASTRO, Fanny BARDÉ
  • Publication number: 20200266478
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a curable composition for preparing a composite polymer electrode, the curable composition containing: A) a Li-ion conducting solid electrolyte whose general composition has the formula: Li7+x?yMIIxMIII3?xMIV2?yO12 wherein MII, MIII, MIV, MV are species of valence II to V; where 0?x<3, preferably 0?x?2; and 0?y<2 preferably 0?y?1; (B) a polymer; (C) a lithium salt; (D) an active plasticizer; and (E) a photoinitiator. The invention also relates to a process of preparing the curable composition, cured compositions and films derived from the curable composition, and solid-state lithium batteries whose solid electrolyte layer contains a cured composition or a cured film according to the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Laurent CASTRO, Fanny BARDE, Jijeesh Ravi NAIR, Marisa FALCO, Federico BELLA, Claudio GERBALDI