Daihatsu Motor Co. and Nagaoka University of Technology | Date: 2012-08-28
A power-generating system includes a heat source which is able to produce temporal temperature variation; a first device which is able to produce temporal temperature variation based on the temperature change of the heat source and in which polarization occurs; a second device for taking out a net generating power from the first device; a detection unit that detects the temperature of the first device; an electric field application unit that applies an electric field to the first device; and a control unit for activating the electric field application unit when the temperature detected by the detection unit is the Curie temperature of the first device or higher.
Daihatsu Motor Co. and Japan Atomic Energy Agency | Date: 2013-08-28
A graft chain containing an N-vinylimidazole derivative is introduced into a polymer substrate by radiation graft polymerization to obtain an alkyl substituted imidazolium salt by a reaction with an alkyl halide, so that an anion exchange membrane with high alkaline durability, in which a nucleophilic substitution reaction and an elimination reaction are inhibited, is obtained.
Daihatsu Motor Co. and Cataler Corporation | Date: 2015-10-16
A method for producing an exhaust gas purifying catalyst including a composite oxide represented by the following general formula (3), the method including a primary baking step of baking a coprecipitate obtained from an aqueous mixed salt solution of respective elements, a citrate complex obtained from an aqueous citric acid mixed salt solution of salts of the respective elements and citric acid, or a precipitate obtained from an alkoxide mixed solution of the respective elements at 500 to 1200 C., the respective elements constituting the exhaust gas purifying catalyst represented by the following general formula (3), including A, B and Fe but excluding Pd; a step of adding an aqueous solution of Pd salt to a primary composite oxide obtained through the primary baking step to give a precursor composition; and a secondary baking step of baking the precursor composition at 800 to 1400 C., AO.x(B
Daihatsu Motor Co. and Murata Manufacturing Co. | Date: 2015-12-14
Daihatsu Motor Co. and Japan Atomic Energy Agency | Date: 2013-03-05
An anion conducting electrolyte membrane with high performance where the electric conductivity and the water uptake are balanced, and a method of manufacturing the same are disclosed. The anion conducting electrolyte membrane comprises: a polymeric material which consists of fluorine polymer, olefinic polymer, or aromatic polymer; weak base quaternary salt obtained by the reaction of grafts introduced by graft polymerizing vinyl monomer which contains halogenated alkyl groups using radiation and strong organic bases.