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 Three-phase boost rectifier circuit and control method thereof, and an uninterrupted power supply patent thumbnailThree-phase boost rectifier circuit and control method thereof, and an uninterrupted power supply
The invention relates to a three-phase boost rectifier circuit and a control method thereof, and an uninterrupted power supply, which contains at least first battery packs bat+, second battery packs bat−, and a boost rectifier module; the boost rectifier module comprises a first bidirectional thyristor scr1, a second bidirectional thyristor scr2, a third bidirectional thyristor scr3, a fourth bidirectional thyristor scr6, a first unidirectional thyristor scr4, a second unidirectional thyristor scr5, a first inductor l1, a second inductor l2, a third inductor l3, a three-phase fully controlled rectifier bridge, a first capacitor c1 and a second capacitor c2. The invention can ensure the balance of positive and negative bus's voltage without the balancing device under battery operated boost mode, while improving the efficiency and reliability of the battery operated boost mode..
Xiamen Kehua Hengsheng Co., Ltd.


 Spherical flywheel battery and storage device patent thumbnailSpherical flywheel battery and storage device
The present disclosure provides flywheel systems for generating and/or storing energy, and methods of using same.. .
Pollack Jonathan Edward


 System and  prolonging battery life patent thumbnailSystem and prolonging battery life
A system and method for prolonging a useful lifetime of an energy storage. The method includes: determining, based on a first set of test storage data of the test energy storage, a first set of test configuration parameters comprising a first maximum charge level for the test energy storage, wherein the first set of test configuration parameters corresponds to a first estimated useful life; determining, based on a second set of test storage data of the test energy storage, a second set of test configuration parameters comprising a second maximum charge level for the test energy storage, wherein the second set of test configuration parameters corresponds to a second estimated useful life; and sending, to a controller of the test energy storage, reconfiguration instructions, wherein the reconfiguration instructions are based on the second set of test configuration parameters, wherein the second estimated useful life is longer than the first estimated useful life..
Nova Lumos Ltd.


 Smart battery, electric energy allocation bus system, battery charging and discharging method and electric energy allocation method patent thumbnailSmart battery, electric energy allocation bus system, battery charging and discharging method and electric energy allocation method
The present disclosure discloses a smart battery, an electric energy allocation bus system, a battery charging and discharging method and an electric energy allocation method. The smart battery internally comprises a battery body portion and a control unit.
Beijing Samevolt Co., Ltd.


 Rechargeable battery pack for a hand-held power tool and/or a charging device patent thumbnailRechargeable battery pack for a hand-held power tool and/or a charging device
A rechargeable battery pack including at least one interface for establishing a mechanical and/or electrical connection of the rechargeable battery pack to a hand-held power tool and/or a charging device. The interface includes contact elements for the electrical and/or mechanical contacting of corresponding contact elements on the hand-held power tool and/or corresponding contact elements on the charging device, at least one contact element being a signal contact element electrically connected to a coding element.
Robert Bosch Gmbh


 Battery module including heat radiation paint coating layer patent thumbnailBattery module including heat radiation paint coating layer
Provided herein is a battery module that is capable of improving cooling efficiency despite a compact structure without using numerous members. The battery module according to the present disclosure includes a battery stack where batteries are stacked; and a battery management system, and includes a heat radiation paint coating layer that includes a heat radiation material in at least a portion of the constituting components..
Lg Chem, Ltd.


 Peristalic pump for traction battery thermal management system patent thumbnailPeristalic pump for traction battery thermal management system
A vehicle including a traction battery pack, a conduit system, a sensor, an emitter, and a control system is provided. The conduit system may provide a path for coolant to enter and exit the pack and includes a conduit.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


 Battery communication system for battery packs patent thumbnailBattery communication system for battery packs
A battery pack according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a battery monitoring integrated circuit (bmic) associated with a grouping of battery cells, a calibration microcontroller configured to store battery data associated with the grouping of battery cells, a main microcontroller; and a data transmission node establishing a shared path for communicating both a status signal from the bmic and the battery data from the calibration microcontroller.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


 Secondary battery-use electrolytic solution, secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus patent thumbnailSecondary battery-use electrolytic solution, secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus
A secondary battery, includes: a cathode; an anode; and an electrolytic solution including a sulfuric acid compound represented by xn+[m(rf)a(cn)b(so4)c]m−, where xn+ is one of ions such as a metal ion, m is one of elements such as transition metal elements, rf is one of groups such as a fluorine group (—f), a is an integer of 0 to 4, b is an integer of 0 to 5, c is an integer of 1 to 4, m is an integer of 1 to 3, and n is an integer of 1 or 2, where one or more of rf's are a monovalent fluorinated hydrocarbon group in a case where x=lithium (li), m=boron (b), a=2, b=0, and c=1 are satisfied.. .
Sony Corporation


 Fluorine-based cathode materials for thermal batteries patent thumbnailFluorine-based cathode materials for thermal batteries
A thermal battery can include: an anode of lithium alloy; a metal-fluoride cathode having ni; and an electrolyte composition in contact with the anode and cathode. A thermal battery can also include: an anode of lithium alloy; a metal-fluoride cathode having an oxide selected from v2o5 or livo3; and an electrolyte composition in contact with the anode and cathode.
Cfd Research Corporation


Battery pack

A battery pack may include a battery cell with a cell lead; a bus bar bonded to the cell lead and having a terminal pin; a connection board having the bus bar mounted thereon; and a printed circuit board (pcb). The pcb may have a terminal clip selectively connected to and disconnected from the terminal pin of the bus bar.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Battery pack and vehicle equipped with same

A battery pack including a lightweight and high-rigidity end plate is provided. The battery pack includes: cell stacked body including a plurality of stacked rectangular cells; first end plate disposed at one end of cell stacked body in the stacking direction of rectangular cells; second end plate disposed at the other end of cell stacked body; and connection member connected to first end plate and second end plate.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Battery pack housing structure, and electronic equipment

Provided are an electronic device and a battery pack housing structure capable of housing a battery pack without use of a contour width of the battery pack for positioning. The battery pack housing structure according to this invention, which is used for an electronic device including a housing portion for housing a battery pack, includes: the battery pack including a battery-pack lower-surface protruding portion protruding from a lower surface of the battery pack; and the housing portion including a housing-portion bottom-surface groove portion, which is formed in a bottom surface of the housing portion and capable of being fitted to the battery-pack lower-surface protruding portion, in which, when the battery-pack lower-surface protruding portion and the housing-portion bottom-surface groove portion are fitted to each other, relative positions of connection terminals of the battery pack and connection terminals of the housing portion are set, and in which the relative positions are positions in a terminal connection direction in which the connection terminals of the battery pack and the connection terminals of the housing portion are connected to each other..
Nec Platforms, Ltd

Circuit board and charging device including a circuit board for a rechargeable battery pack

A circuit board, which includes at least one contact surface for electrical contacting with a contact partner, so that an electric current may be transferred between the circuit board and the contact partner, the circuit board including structures in at least one contact area, which are designed to pierce through contaminant layers and/or oxide layers present on the contact partner, the contact area including the contact surface.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Drop-prevention pouch for cordless power tools

A drop-prevention pouch for a cordless power tool has a battery pack that defines a battery pack perimeter. The drop-prevention pouch includes a pouch floor and a sidewall extending transversely from the pouch floor and having a sidewall rim portion defining a pouch opening.
Ty-flot, Inc.

Power tool dust collector

A power tool assembly includes a hand-held power tool, a dust collector removably coupled to the power tool, and first and second power tool battery packs each of which is interchangeably coupled with the power tool and the dust collector for separately powering the power tool and the dust collector, respectively.. .
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Information communication apparatus, and communication method

An information communication apparatus in one aspect of the present disclosure comprises a controller and a proximity wireless communication device. The controller performs a control process including at least transmission and/or reception of information between the information communication apparatus and at least one information holding apparatus.
Makita Corporation

Series-connected battery packs, system and method

A power device, system and method. The device may include a housing defining a first support operable to support a first battery pack, and a second support operable to support a second battery pack; a circuit selectively electrically connecting the first battery pack and the second battery pack in series, the circuit including an output terminal to provide an output voltage to a powered device, a first bypass portion operable to selectively electrically disconnect the first battery pack from the circuit, and a second bypass portion operable to selectively electrically disconnect the second battery pack from the circuit; and a boost converter electrically connected to the circuit and operable to boost a voltage at the output terminal..
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Power balancing communication for battery management

A battery management system is described that includes a controller configured to control electrical charging and discharging of a plurality of blocks of a battery. The battery management system also includes an inter-block communication network including a master node and a plurality of slave nodes arranged in a ring-type daisy-chain configuration with the master node.
Infineon Technologies Ag

Battery module

A battery module includes battery packs. Heat may be efficiently dissipated from the battery packs of the battery module, and heat dissipating efficiency may not vary according to positions of the battery packs; that is, heat may be uniformly dissipated.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Sealed battery pack designs

An exemplary battery pack includes a battery assembly and an enclosure assembly housing the battery assembly. The enclosure assembly is arranged to dissipate heat from at least two sides of the battery assembly..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Jump box for lithium-based starter battery

Apparatus for increasing the efficiency of a starter battery for a starter motor of an internal combustion engine in a battery pack arrangement with one or more lithium based cells. The invention includes a jumpbox with solid state switching configuration for high powered battery systems for protecting against over-charging, over-discharging and short circuiting of batteries, especially starter batteries for internal combustion engines, and associated integral control devices within the jumpbox housing..

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a plurality of battery modules that includes a plurality of battery cells, a battery cell holder, a second-electrode assembly including a plurality of second-electrode bus bar plates, a first-electrode assembly, and a cover. The first-electrode assembly includes a plurality of first-electrode bus bar plates, a first-electrode terminal, a second-electrode terminal connected to one of the plurality of second-electrode bus bar plates, and an inter-electrode bus bar connecting the second-electrode bus bar plate and one of the first-electrode bus bar plate and the first-electrode terminal.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Vanadium active material solution and vanadium redox battery

[solution] the above problem is solved by a vanadium active material solution comprising a vanadium compound, which is an active material, as a solute and a dispersoid, wherein the total concentration of vanadium is 2.5 m or more. Here, in a negative electrolyte, the vanadium compound comprises one or both of bivalent and trivalent vanadium.

Novel compound and polymer electrolyte membrane using same

The present specification relates to a novel compound, a polymer electrolyte membrane including the same, a membrane-electrode assembly including the polymer electrolyte membrane, a fuel cell including the membrane-electrode assembly, and a redox flow battery including the polymer electrolyte membrane.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Method and controlling pump speed of redox flow battery

According to one embodiment of the present invention, the method for controlling the pump speed of a redox flow battery for transferring an electrolyte stored in an electrolyte tank to a cell stack comprises the steps of: measuring the input power and/or the output power of the redox flow battery; measuring the charging power and/or the discharging power of the redox flow battery; calculating the power loss of the redox flow battery by using the difference between the input power and the charging power, or the difference between the output power and the discharging power; and adjusting the pump speed according to the power loss.. .
Oci Company Ltd.

Battery pack

There is provided a battery pack capable of supplying a stable output and of being charged stably in a low temperature environment (for instance, 0° c. Or lower).
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Positive electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof, positive electrode, battery, battery pack, and vehicle

In a secondary battery including a non-aqueous electrolyte and a positive electrode, the improvement disclosed is a positive electrode composed of a material that a positive electrode active material and is composed of lix, where x represents a halogen atom; and fe2o3. A method of manufacturing the positive electrode active material includes mixing first particles and second particles to provide a mixture, wherein the first particles comprise lix, where x represents a halogen atom, and the second particles comprise fe2o3.
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

Secondary battery packaging material and secondary battery

The present invention provides a secondary battery packaging material including at least a metal foil layer, a second base material layer, and a heat-sealing resin layer laminated in this order on a surface of a first base material layer. The second base material layer is laminated on the metal foil layer directly or via an anti-corrosion treatment layer.
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and forming organic thin film solar battery

A method for forming an organic thin film solar battery includes steps of: providing a substrate and an evaporating source; forming a first electrode on a surface of the substrate; spacing the evaporating source from the first electrode, and heating the carbon nanotube film structure to gasify the photoactive material and form a photoactive layer on a surface of the first electrode; and forming a second electrode on a surface of the photoactive layer.. .
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

World-wide web of networked, smart, scalable, plug & play battery packs having a battery pack operating system, and applications thereof

An electrical energy storage unit and control system, and applications thereof. In an embodiment, the electrical energy storage unit may include a battery system controller and battery packs having a battery pack operating system.
Powin Energy Corporation

Motion control assembly with battery pack

A motion control assembly includes a motion control device electrically connected to a battery pack and to a mobile computing device for at least data transmission therebetween. The motion control device can generate inputs, such as inputs corresponding to an attribute of a sensed object, for transmission to the mobile computing device.
Leap Motion, Inc.

Estimation of battery power capability in a torque-generating system

A method for estimating battery power capability in a torque-generating system having a battery pack with battery cells includes calculating a voltage spread as a difference between an average and minimum cell voltage of the battery pack. The method also includes increasing a calibrated voltage control limit by an offset that is based on a magnitude of the voltage spread, doing so when the minimum cell voltage is less than the control limit, and recording the offset in a memory location referenced by pack operating conditions.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Secondary battery cell, battery pack, and electricity consumption device

A secondary battery cell 20 of the present invention includes an integrated circuit (an ic chip) 60 having a measuring function to measure a battery status, the battery pack has a plurality of secondary battery cells of the present invention, and the electric power consumption device includes the battery pack of the present invention having the plurality of secondary battery cells of the present invention.. .

Thermoplastic elastomer composition for battery pack protective member

Provided is a thermoplastic elastomer composition which exhibits excellent flexibility in a wide temperature range from ordinary temperature to low temperature, which has a flame retardancy of v-0 according to the ul94 vertical burning test, without including any halogen-based flame retardant, which is excellent in thermal conductivity, electrical insulation and electrolytic solution resistance, and which can be suitably used in a soft battery pack protection member. The present invention provides a thermoplastic elastomer composition for a battery pack protection member, including 100 parts by mass of a resin composition including (a) 20 to 80% by mass of a hydrogenated product of a copolymer of an aromatic vinyl compound and a conjugated diene compound, and (b) 80 to 20% by mass of a softening material for non-aromatic rubber, in which the total of the component (a) and the component (b) is 100% by mass; (c) 0.1 to 10 parts by mass of a modified resin; and (d) 250 to 400 parts by mass of magnesium hydroxide..
Riken Technos Corporation

Battery charge strategy using discharge cycle

A battery management system for a vehicle includes a controller programmed to charge a battery at a predetermined charge current. The controller activates an electrical load to discharge the battery for a predetermined time in response to a charge current of the battery becoming less than the predetermined charge current at a predetermined voltage limit.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Visible laser welding of electronic packaging, automotive electrics, battery and other components

A visible light laser system and operation for welding materials together. A blue laser system and operation for welding conductive elements, and in particular thin conductive elements, together for use in energy storage devices, such as battery packs..
Nuburu, Inc.

Synchronization for extending battery life

The present invention discloses a method and system for efficiently supporting data calls to wtrus in systems that also support telephony. Various types of data is transmitted on a known schedule which is tightly synchronized to a predetermined time frame.
Interdigital Technology Corporation

Method and system for planar, multi-function, multi-power sourced, long battery life radio communication appliance

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Non-contact power reception non-contact charging and electronic settlement performed in a single portable terminal

A non-contact power reception apparatus is provided, in which a power reception coil for a charging system and a loop antenna for an electronic settlement system are mounted on a battery pack and a cover case of a portable terminal such that the power reception coil is arranged in the center thereof and the loop antenna is disposed outside the power reception coil, so that a mode of receiving a wireless power signal and a mode of transmitting and receiving data are selectively performed, thereby preventing interference from harmonic components and enabling non-contact charging and electronic settlement using a single portable terminal. A jig for fabricating a core to be mounted to the non-contact power reception apparatus is provided..
Hanrim Postech Co., Ltd.

Staircase charging

A battery management system comprising a processor and a memory storing instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the battery management system to estimate one or more states of the battery by applying a battery model to account for physical parameters of a chemical composition of the battery based on one or more measured characteristics of the battery and the one or more estimated characteristics of the battery and regulate a first charging mode of the battery based on the estimation of the one or more states of the one or more battery cells and switch between the first charging mode and a second charging mode based on the estimation of the one or more states of the battery to allow for rapid charging of the battery.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Battery jacket

A direct current powered heating jacket utilizing a carbon fiber heating element that, when enveloping a lithium-ion battery or battery pack, will quickly warm the battery or battery pack in a cold environment to its optimal operating temperature, thereby allowing the maximum discharge rate of the battery pack, is disclosed. Specifically, a system comprising one or more layers of carbon fiber heating elements within a flexible “battery jacket” that can be placed on or wrapped around a lithium-ion battery or battery pack is disclosed.

System and acoustic determination of battery cell expansion

A battery pack according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a battery assembly, a resonant device disposed about the battery assembly, a bracket located between the battery assembly and the resonant device, and at least one modulating device located between the bracket and the resonant device.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery pack having a supplemental power supply

A battery system is described. The battery system includes a power controller having sensors monitoring the state of predetermined sections of battery modules within battery packs and sends signals to a switching network to connect a bi-directional dc/dc converter to a first predetermined group of battery modules of the plurality of predetermined groups of battery modules at a first instant of time responsive to a first measurement of a first predetermined section of battery modules, and a second predetermined section of battery modules of the plurality of predetermined groups of battery modules at a second instant of time responsive to a second measurement of a second predetermined group of battery modules..
Spiers New Technologies, Inc.

Polymer and polymer electrolyte membrane comprising same

The present specification relates to a polymer with improved ion transport capability, a polymer electrolyte membrane including the same, a membrane-electrode assembly including the polymer electrolyte membrane, a fuel cell including the membrane-electrode assembly, and a redox flow battery including the polymer electrolyte membrane.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Secondary cell, manufacturing secondary cell, positive electrode for secondary cells, manufacturing positive electrode for secondary cells, battery pack, electronic device, and electric vehicle

A secondary cell with a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte, the positive electrode containing insoluble sulfur.. .
Sony Corporation

Convertible battery pack

The present disclosure is directed to a convertible battery pack having an improved switching circuit. The switching circuit includes a converter element having a plurality of contacts positioned in the converter element such that as the converter element slides within the battery pack the contacts move from a first position to engage a first set of contact pads to a second position to engage a second set of contact pads.
Black & Decker Inc.

Enhanced cycle lifetime with gel electrolyte for mno2 nanowire capacitors

A nanowire energy storage device such as a nanowire battery or a capacitor having a cathode comprising a plurality of nanowires and an anode comprising a plurality of nanowires interlaced with the plurality of nanowires of the cathode, and embedded in a pmma gel electrolyte.. .
The Regents Of The University Of California

Phthalocyanine crystal, and electrophotographic photoreceptor, electrophotographic photoreceptor cartridge and image-forming device using the same

Provided is an excellent phthalocyanine crystal having high sensitivity and little fluctuation in sensitivity for a humidity change in a use environment and applicable to the martial for solar battery, electronic paper, electrophotographic photoreceptor, etc. Namely, phthalocyanine crystal obtained by bringing a phthalocyanine crystal precursor into contact with an aromatic aldehyde compound to convert the crystal form.
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

Internal combustion engines including electric starting system powered by lithium-ion battery

An internal combustion engine includes an engine block including a cylinder, a piston positioned within the cylinder and configured to reciprocate within the cylinder, a crankshaft driven by the piston, a fuel system for supplying an air-fuel mixture to the cylinder, a starter motor configured to initiate rotation of the crankshaft to start the engine, a cover having a vent opening, a blower housing located between the cover and the engine block for directing cooling air toward the engine block, wherein the blower housing comprises a receptacle electrically coupled to the starter motor, a fan configured to draw the cooling air into the blower housing through the vent opening in the cover to cool the engine block, and a rechargeable battery pack removably attached to the receptacle, wherein the rechargeable battery pack is configured to power the starter motor to start the engine.. .
Briggs & Stratton Corporation

Method and system for recycling motor power of a movable object

A method of recycling motor power of a movable object is provided to recycle and redistribute power from at least one motor in a decelerating state. The method comprises determining whether an operating state of at least one motor of the movable object is a decelerating state, and recycling power from the at least one motor having a decelerating state.
Sz Oji Technology Co., Ltd

Vehicular starter battery management system

A vehicular starter battery management system includes a detection unit, a processing unit, a control unit, a discharging circuit and a communication unit. The detection unit, the control unit, and the communication unit are coupled respectively with the processing unit.

Cooling structure for battery pack

A cooling structure for a battery pack is provided. The battery pack is positioned in a luggage space of a vehicle.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Circuit for protecting battery for electric vehicle and driving method thereof

A circuit for protecting a battery for an electric vehicle includes a high voltage battery configured to output a dc voltage, an inverter configured to selectively receive the dc voltage from the high voltage battery and invert the dc voltage into an ac voltage when the inverter receives the dc voltage, a relay disposed between the high voltage battery and the inverter and configured to selectively block the dc voltage from the high voltage battery to the inverter, and a battery management system including a microchip configured to output a main relay control signal for controlling the relay. The battery management system is configured to receive the dc voltage from the high voltage battery, and output a voltage relay control signal controlling the relay separately from the control by the microchip..
Kia Motors Corporation

Battery monitoring device

A battery monitoring device suitable for monitoring performance of one or more battery cells, such as with respect to a battery pack powering a vehicle. The battery monitoring device includes a signal injector configured to produce a replacement physical set that emulates one or more physical properties associated with the one or more battery cells, a multiplexer configured to selectively output, during different periods of time, the replacement physical set received from the signal injector or a physical set of physical properties received from the one or more battery cells, a sensor circuit configured to separately convert the physical set to a first signal set representing a first digitized measurement of the physical set and the replacement physical set to a second signal set representing a second digitized measurement of the replacement physical set, and a controller configured to compare the first signal set to the second signal set for a variance outside of a predetermined threshold.
Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

Surgical tool

A battery pack for a use with a powered surgical tool. The battery pack may include a housing with an outer wall and opposing first and second ends.
Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc

Heating system for a garment or other fabric object and power control for embedded powered components

A heating system, such as embedded in a fabric object, such as a wearable garment, comprising at least one heating element comprising an electrical resistance heating loop, the heating element comprising at least one sense wire for detecting and providing a signal indicative of a safety condition, and a controller connected to the at least one heating element and to the sense wire and configured to shut down the heating element in response to the signal indicative of the safety condition. Multiple, independently controllable heating elements in a garment may be connected to a harness and one or more integral battery packs with a power management system to permit hot swapping of the battery packs.
Teiimo Gmbh

Systems and methods to increase battery life in and identify misuse of a wireless device using environmental sensors

Systems and methods to increase battery life in and identify misuse of a wireless device using environmental sensors are provided. Some methods can include identifying times during which at least one of a transceiver or a sensing device in a wireless device is operating outside of a low power sleep state, instructing a thermal sensing device in the wireless device to measure ambient temperatures of the wireless device during the identified times, recording the measured ambient temperatures and the identified times in a memory device of the wireless device, identifying a service time of the wireless device corresponding to the identified times, and using the recorded ambient temperatures or the identified service time to optimize a life of a battery of the wireless device or to identify misuse of the wireless device..
Honeywell International Inc.

Electronic device provided with removable battery

The connector reception portion is configured such that, when the battery pack is housed in the battery housing portion, the battery cylindrical portion is positioned at the connector reception portion of the battery housing portion, and thereafter, while the battery pack is inclined so that the battery cylindrical portion is located diagonally forward down with respect to the battery mounting surface, the battery cylindrical portion is inserted and fitted within the peripheral wall of the connector reception portion, and the battery pack is inclined so that an inclination angle is smaller while the battery pack is pushed forward in this fitted-and-inserted state, thereby the battery pack is laid on the battery mounting surface of the battery housing portion, and the battery connector is connected to the connection terminals in a direction parallel to the battery mounting surface.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Solar power system and method thereof

A solar power system comprising a solar panel, a load, and a battery pack group. The load comprising an electric motor operatively coupled with a propeller.
Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation

Wireless charging autoclavable batteries inside a sterilizable tray

A system for wirelessly charging an electrical energy storage device such as secondary electrochemical cell or battery pack of at least two electrically connected secondary cells is described. The system comprises an electrical energy capture circuit and capture coil that is electrically incorporatable with an energy storage device.
Electrochem Solutions, Inc.

Adapter, power supply device, and over-discharge protection method

A power supply device includes a battery pack for storing electric energy and an adapter for outputting the electric energy stored in the battery pack. The battery pack includes a battery controller for detecting the voltage of the battery pack.
Chervon (hk) Limited

Integration of battery management system and battery charger

A battery module, including at least one battery unit, a transistor unit, and a battery management unit. The battery unit provides a power supply electrical current.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Charging device

To reduce standby time during charging, a charging device includes a housing on which a battery pack is detachably mountable, a control board, and a cooling fan. The battery pack is formed with a vent hole.
Hitachi Koki Co. Ltd.

Server apparatus and control method

A server apparatus includes a communicator that communicates with a charging apparatus for a storage battery pack or an information terminal, and a controller. When the communicator acquires information indicating a status of the storage battery pack from the charging apparatus or the information terminal by a recommended deadline that is recommended to manage the status of the storage battery pack, compared to when the communicator does not acquire the information indicating the status of the storage battery pack by the recommended deadline, the controller makes an adjustment including at least one of discounting a usage fee for the storage battery pack, and increasing points which may be used to pay the usage fee by a user of the storage battery pack..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Battery pack with phase change material

A bladder configured to support a phase change material in a heat transfer relationship with at least one battery cell including a wall defining a channel, the phase change material surrounding a portion of the channel.. .
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Electrode current collector, manufacturing the same, electrode, lithium ion secondary battery, redox flow battery, and electric double layer capacitor

An electrode current collector including a metal foil wherein a coating layer is formed on one or both surfaces of the metal foil, and a contact angle with pure water of the surface of the coating layer at a side opposite to the metal foil side is 30° or more.. .
Showa Denko K.k.

Battery pack

The present disclosure discloses a battery pack suitable for preventing simultaneous separation of both ends of a handle unit from an upper case during transportation of a lower case and the upper case that are laminated sequentially. The battery pack according to the present disclosure includes the lower case and the upper case stacked sequentially to encase a battery module, wherein the upper case includes a housing and a handle unit relatively rotated with respect to the housing to be seated on the housing, and the handle unit has shaft hooks that are penetrated by the rotation supporting shafts of the housing and that are each rotary-coupled to each of the rotation supporting shafts in different angles..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Method and shake awake smart battery pack

A method and apparatus for waking a battery pack from a dormant mode via shaking. The battery pack has a piezo electric device coupled to a semiconductor control circuit providing a power path between a positive terminal of a battery cell and a boot input of an asic charge/discharge controller powered by the battery cell.
Inventus Power

Transportable warming cart

A method of displaying a battery life for a warming cart battery is provided. The method includes the steps of detecting with a processor that a warming cart battery voltage is out of range of a predetermined threshold, determining with a processor an operation state of each of a plurality of periphery warming cart devices, and automatically setting a battery scale of a warming cart battery based on which of the plurality of periphery warming cart devices are in an active operation state..
Carter-hoffmann Llc

Wireless network based battery management system

A wireless network based battery management system is provided, which comprises an off-board subsystem and an on-board subsystem, wherein the off-board subsystem comprising an off-board data storage for storing historic data of a on-board battery system and data of other battery systems, and an off-board data processing device for analyzing and processing the stored data and establishing and validating off-board battery models, mapping the accurate and complex off-board battery models into a simple off-board battery model, and generating parameters of the simple off board battery mode, and wherein the on-board subsystem selects a simple on-board battery mode corresponding to the simple off-board battery mode, updating parameter of the simple on-board battery mode with those of the simple off-board battery mode, and calculates battery status of the on-board battery system. A method of using the wireless network based battery management system described above is also provided..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Fixing metal bracket and solar battery system

A holding frame holds a polygonal solar battery panel including a light receiving surface. The frame includes a lower disposed in a spaced relationship with a back surface opposite to the light receiving surface, a rising part extending upward from the lower part, and a holding part formed at an end portion of the rising part on a side of the panel to hold one side of the panel.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Power tool

A power tool, such as an impact driver, includes a motor housing that houses a motor, and a battery-mount part to which a battery pack having a rated voltage of 18 v is mountable. A ratio of the maximum width of the motor housing to the maximum width of the battery pack is 0.75 or less.
Makita Corporation

Fail-safe disconnect junction box and solar power system

The invention discloses a fail-safe disconnect junction box for a solar photovoltaic module and a power station system, wherein the junction box comprises a box body, the box body is provided with a printed circuit board, the printed circuit board is printed with n bus bar connecting ends and two cable connecting ends, each bus bar connecting end is connected with a solar battery pack strand via bus bars, two adjacent bus bar connecting ends are further connected via a diode; wherein an electronic switch is connected between the first bus bar connecting end and the first cable connecting end in series, the electronic switch is controlled to turn on or off via a received control signal; the nth bus bar connecting end is connected with the second cable connecting end; and two cable connecting ends are connected to the outside via a cable respectively. The power station system controls the junction box via the control signal.
Shine Charm Limited

Linear actuator system

Linear actuator system comprising a linear actuator and at least one box, such as a control box containing a control and possibly also a mains-based power supply or a battery box with a rechargeable battery pack. The linear actuator system further comprises a fastening means for the box, wherein the fastening means is constituted by an elongated item with a rectangular outline and a square cross-section.
Linak A/s

Charging device

A charging device is provided. The charging device includes an output terminal unit connected to an input terminal unit of a battery pack.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Temperature control energy storage system

A temperature control apparatus for an energy storage system, which includes a battery module, a temperature sensor and an hvac system, includes a first communication unit configured to receive first temperature information indicating a temperature of the battery module from a battery management system combined with the battery module; a second communication unit configured to receive from the temperature sensor second temperature information indicating a temperature measured by the temperature sensor; and a control unit connected with the first communication unit and the second communication unit. The control unit controls the hvac system based on the first temperature information while the first temperature information is being received normally, estimates the first temperature information based on the second temperature information while the first temperature information is not being received normally and the second temperature information is being received normally, and controls the hvac system based on the estimated first temperature information..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Cooling arrangement for an energy storage device

A battery pack includes a thermally conductive plate that can be cooled or heated, and an array of electrochemical cells. The cells include a stacked or rolled arrangement of electrode plates, and a current collector disposed in the battery cell that forms an electrical connection with the electrode plates and provides a thermal conduction pathway for conducting heat from the electrode plates to the thermally conductive plate..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Sensitive strain-based soc and soh monitoring of battery cells

battery packs and soc monitoring systems are disclosed. The battery pack may include first and second adjacent battery cells and a strain gauge positioned between the first and second battery cells.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery cell and redox flow battery

Provided are a battery cell that can be produced efficiently. A frame body of each cell frame of a battery cell includes an inner peripheral recessed portion formed by reducing a thickness of a peripheral portion that surrounds an entire perimeter of the penetrating window so that the peripheral portion has a smaller thickness than other portions of the frame body.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Battery pack array separator

An exemplary method of securing battery cells of a battery pack includes limiting upward movement of a separator by blocking movement of a projection with a structure. The projection extends from a spacer section of the separator and has a hook shape with an upwardly extending portion outside the structure.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Voltage detecting device and battery pack monitoring system

A voltage detecting device detects a differential voltage between two input nodes having a non-zero common mode voltage. A differential voltage detecting circuit 5 detects the differential voltage by sampling each voltage of the input nodes and outputs a detection voltage indicating a detection result.
Denso Corporation

Multiphase converter auxiliary power reduction

An electrical system for use with an ac power supply having multiple phase voltages, e.g., three phase voltages, may include a high-voltage battery pack or other high-voltage dc device, a 12 vdc battery or other auxiliary-voltage dc device providing auxiliary power to the electrical system, multiple ac-dc converters, and a controller. The ac-dc converters each provide a dc output voltage to the high-voltage dc device, and are operable for converting a respective one of the phase voltages from the ac power supply into the dc output voltage.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Sprayer

In accordance with an example embodiment, there is disclosed herein a sprayer operable to dispense fluid from a fluid reservoir, such as a paint reservoir. The sprayer comprises a rechargeable battery pack that can be employed to provide power to a pump.
The Sherwin-williams Company

Mobile audio distribution system and method

A mobile audio distribution (mad) system/method providing for synchronized audio distribution to modular audio modules (mams) is disclosed. The system/method utilizes a central audio synchronization module (asm) that loads audio files onto audio playback recorders (aprs) such that the audio playback emitted from each apr is synchronized in time.

Uninterruptible power supply including battery modules connected directly to direct current-alternating current inverter

In an example, an apparatus includes a charger for rectifying a direct current charge from an input alternating current voltage. A battery pack stores the direct current charge in a first string of battery modules and a second string of battery modules.

Jumper cables for lithium-based starter battery

Apparatus for increasing the efficiency of a starter battery for a starter motor of an internal combustion engine in a battery pack arrangement with one or more lithium based cells. The invention includes a solid state switching configuration for high powered battery systems for protecting against over-charging, over-discharging and short circuiting of batteries, especially starter batteries for internal combustion engines, and jumper cables having associated integral control devices, including within the cable housings..

Enablement of device power-on with proper assembly

An electronic device is configured with sub-assemblies including a main logic board, flexible printed circuit, and dual battery packs that are assembled together with electrical connectors to enable power from the battery packs to flow over a power bus that is distributed along the flexible printed circuit and main logic board. A protection circuit module (pcm) in each battery pack is configured to determine a state of each of the connections among the sub-assemblies (i.e., whether or not properly assembled to provide electrical continuity through the connector) so that power from the battery packs is switched on to the power bus only when electrical continuity is verified at each of the connectors.

Method and battery connection by magnetic means

A self-aligning magnetic coupling system provides a mechanically moveable electrical connection for an electrical power source to include a battery or plurality of batteries comprising a battery pack and associated connectivity and controls, and magnetically facilitated power coupling to an appliance. Flexible magnetic electrical conductors and connectors provide mechanical and electrical connection of the electrical power source to an appliance such as a tattoo machine..

Traction battery thermal management method and system

An exemplary method includes circulating a fluid along a fluid circuit that extends through a heat exchanger and a battery pack, and, during the circulating, heating the fluid with a flow of exhaust gas and using the fluid to heat the battery pack. An exemplary vehicle system includes a battery pack, a heat exchanger, a fluid circuit configured to circulate a fluid between the battery pack and the heat exchanger, and a valve moveable back and forth between a heating position and a cooling position.

Polymer and polymer electrolyte membrane comprising same

The present specification relates to a polymer with improved acid resistance, a polymer electrolyte membrane including the same, a membrane-electrode assembly including the polymer electrolyte membrane, a fuel cell including the membrane-electrode assembly, and a redox flow battery including the polymer electrolyte membrane.. .

Battery pack of electric vehicle, electric vehicle chassis and replacing battery modules

Provided are systems and methods for configuring battery packs in electric vehicles. A battery pack may include a plurality of battery modules, a support part, and at least one opening provided on the support part.

Transposable battery pack for uninterruptible power supply

According to an example, a plurality of battery modules may be dimensioned to fit within a form factor.. .

Battery pack with guide rails for improved terminal alignment

A battery pack may include a battery cell, a cradle, a board and a housing. The cradle may be coupled with the battery cell and may include one or more guide members extending from and integrally formed with a surface of the cradle.

Electronic device

The electronic device includes a first housing including a solar battery, a first display device, and a first structure body and a second housing including a second display device, a coil, an electric double-layer capacitor, a signal processing circuit, a charge and discharge control circuit, and a second structure body. The electronic device can be folded so that display surfaces of the first housing and the second housing face each other and the first structure body and the second structure body face each other.

Power lifeguard system

The power lifeguard system invention is an intelligent system for small-board computer equipment that promotes equipment uptime by providing power and battery back up. The invention monitors battery life and health and ensures proper computer equipment shutdown and reboot processes.

Battery pack tester and connected app for bluetooth connected smart device

Disclosed is a system for managing and replacing batteries. In particular, a rapid field tester that pairs via bluetooth with a smart device, such as a mobile phone.

Overvoltage protection circuit, control method therefor and battery pack

The overvoltage protection circuit according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a voltage measurement unit for measuring the voltage of a battery; a power control unit that supplies power if the battery voltage value measured in the voltage measurement unit is equal to or greater than a first predetermined voltage value; and a cut-off circuit unit that receives power supplied from the power control unit and cuts off the charge of the battery if the voltage value of the battery is equal to or greater than a second predetermined voltage value that is higher than the first voltage value.. .

Rechargeable illuminating shoes

The system of the present application includes a battery structure, a control board, a charging port, a switch, and a light. The battery structure is configured to provide a source of power to illuminate the light.

Battery charging method and system of battery electric vehicle

A charging method of a battery electric vehicle is provided. In the method of the present invention, a user of a battery electric vehicle sends a pairing request to a charging station by using a mobile phone.

Rechargeable battery pack for electric or hybrid vehicles

It is described a rechargeable battery pack (20) for an electric or hybrid vehicle (1), comprising: —at least one electric connection member (23) to a powertrain group (5) of the electric or hybrid vehicle (1); —a plurality of mutually electrically connected cells (30); —at least one first circuit block (40) integrated in the rechargeable battery pack (20) and comprising a receiver (41) of satellite geo-localization signals and a processing unit (42) of said signals, which is operatively connected to said receiver (41) and adapted to detect a piece of information of geographic positioning of the rechargeable battery pack (20) in a geo-referenced system.. .

Battery mounting structure for vehicle

A battery mounting structure having an enhanced rigidity against an impact load applied from the side is provided. Battery modules are juxtaposed to form arrays of the battery pack in a battery pack and the battery pack is disposed between the frame members.

Ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus and power supply device

The present invention relates to an ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus and a power supply device. The ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus comprises: an ultrasonic host including a pluggable main battery pack; a backup power supply device including a plurality of pluggable backup battery packs, for powering the ultrasonic host; and a trolley for carrying the ultrasonic host and the backup power supply device; wherein a specification of each of the plurality of backup battery packs is identical to that of the main battery pack..

Collaborative power conscious utilization of equipment in a network

A communications device and network may collaborate to conserve battery life. The communications device may provide battery life status when attaching to a network.
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Procedures to provision and attach a cellular internet of things device to a cloud service provider

A cellular iot (ciot) device can comprise a coverage and/or processing constrained device e.g., devices operating primarily mtc or m2m (e.g., sensor devices, controller devices, etc.). These devices can have limited or no user interface, and can be used for machines or devices with little mobility.
Intel Ip Corporation

Lamp with battery backup capability

A lamp includes a first pair of primary electrical contacts configured to be electrically connected to a ac mains, a second pair of primary electrical contacts configured to be electrically connected to a non-switched emergency mains, and a battery charge controller in electrical communication with the second pair of electrical contacts. The lamp also includes a battery pack in electrical communication with the battery charge controller, an ac mains driver electrically connected to the first pair of primary electrical contacts, an emergency driver electrically connected to the battery pack, and an led array in electrical communication with the ac mains driver and the emergency driver..
Energy Focus, Inc.

Fast charging high energy storage capacitor system jump starter

A fast charging high energy storage capacitor system jump starter is described. The jump starter apparatus incorporates a method of using reserve energy from a depleted electrical system such as an automobile battery or using energy from another energy source, combined with a fast charging high energy capacitor bank to enable the rapid and effective way to jump start a vehicle..

Integrated lighting system

An integrated lighting system to efficiently manage battery life with indoor and outdoor modes by charging a battery during the day, turning on lights at peak night hours, and protecting the battery from overvoltage/leakage. The system comprises circuitry operable to connect to the battery and the led light sources, the circuitry comprising a solar cell, a timer circuit, and a protection circuit.
Exhart Environmental Systems, Inc.

Battery control system, battery pack, electronic device

A measurement unit (200) measures voltages and currents of battery cells (100). A battery control unit (400) calculates a present estimation value of a residual capacity of the battery cells (100) by integrating the currents.
Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

Battery pack case having efficient cooling structure

Disclosed herein is a battery pack case configured to receive a battery module assembly including a plurality of battery modules, each having a plurality of battery cells or unit modules mounted therein, sequentially stacked, wherein a coolant inlet port and a coolant outlet port are located at the upper part and the lower part of the battery pack case, respectively, in a state in which the coolant inlet port and the coolant outlet port are opposite to each other such that a coolant for cooling the unit modules flows from one side of the battery modules to the opposite side of the battery modules in a direction perpendicular to a direction in which the unit modules are stacked, and an inclined plate for guiding the flow of the coolant is provided between the battery pack case and the battery modules.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery thermal management system

A battery thermal management system according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a battery pack, a coolant subsystem including a chiller configured to cool the battery pack, and a refrigerant subsystem including at least one evaporator. The coolant subsystem is arranged to exchange heat with the refrigerant subsystem within the chiller.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Gel polymer electrolyte and lithium secondary battery comprising the same

By comprising a mixed compound of a first compound and a second compound in which the first compound is an amine-based compound comprising polyethylene glycol as a functional group and the second compound is an epoxy-based compound, a composition for a gel polymer electrolyte of the present invention exhibits, when used in a lithium secondary battery, enhanced battery lifespan, excellent high temperature storability, and enhanced battery capacity property by readily inducing a hopping phenomenon.. .

Compound comprising aromatic ring and polymer electrolyte membrane using same

The present specification relates to a compound including an aromatic ring, a polymer electrolyte membrane including the same, a membrane-electrode assembly including the polymer electrolyte membrane, a fuel cell including the membrane-electrode assembly, and a redox flow battery including the polymer electrolyte membrane.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Accelerated lifetime test device for redox flow battery

The accelerated lifetime test device for a redox flow battery according to the present invention includes a test cell including a separator configured to exchange ions contained in an electrolyte, first and second manifolds disposed on both side surfaces of the separator and having openings through which the electrolyte flows, a cathode disposed on an outer side surface of the first manifold, an anode disposed on an outer side surface of the second manifold, and first and second end plates respectively disposed on outer side surfaces of the cathode and the anode, a rotator configured to uniformly disperse the electrolyte included in the test cell by rotating the test cell and a tester connected to each of the cathode and the anode of the test cell and configured to test performance of the test cell.. .
Korea Institute Of Energy Research

Battery, battery pack and continuous power supply

A battery has a cathode, an anode and an electrolyte, with the cathode having a cathode current collector and a cathode material. The cathode material has a cathode active material, which is capable of reversibly intercalating and deintercalating first metal ions.
Positec Power Tools (suzhou) Co., Ltd.

Production battery active material, battery active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack

A production method of a battery active material of the present embodiment includes a step of obtaining a coprecipitated product containing ti and nb by mixing a solution with a ph of 5 or lower, in which a ti compound is dissolved, and a solution with a ph of 5 or lower, in which a nb compound is dissolved, such that molar ratio of ti and nb (nb/ti) is adjusted within a range of 1≦nb/ti≦28, and then further mixing with an alkali solution with a ph of 8 or higher; and a step of burning the coprecipitated product under condition of 635° c. Or higher and 1200° c.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Secondary battery-use active material, secondary battery-use electrode, secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus

The present invention provides a secondary battery-use active material that allows for an improvement in thermal stability after charge and discharge are repeated. The secondary battery-use active material of the present invention includes a cathode active material that includes (a) a main phase and a sub-phase, (b) the main phase containing a first lithium compound represented by lianibmcaldoe (where m is an element such as cobalt, and 0.8<a<1.2, 0.45≦b≦1, 0≦c≦1, 0≦d≦0.2, 0<e≦1.98, (c+d)>0, and (b+c+d)≦1), and (c) the sub-phase containing a second lithium compound that contains lithium, aluminum, and oxygen as constituent elements..
Sony Corporation

Pack case and battery pack comprising same

The present disclosure discloses a pack case suitable for preventing vibration or deviation of a battery module on a case during an assembly operation, and a battery pack including the same. The pack case according to the present disclosure includes an align unit and a bus bar disposed at an edge on an inner circumferential surface, and a main case having a connection terminal contacting the bus bar on an outer circumferential surface, and the align unit and the bus bar contact a battery module at a periphery of the battery module seated on the inner circumferential surface of the main case..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery life estimation based on multiple locations

In embodiments, an apparatus may include a battery life monitor. The battery life monitor may, in some embodiments, receive a battery level indicator indicative of a current charge level of a battery that is coupled with the apparatus and a first temperature that may indicate a temperature of a current location of the apparatus.
Intel Corporation

Snowthrower with removable self-heating starter battery pack

A snowthrower includes an internal combustion engine and a starter battery pack that provides electrical power to operate an electric starter motor. The starter battery pack is received within a receptacle of the snowthrower and is selectively coupled to the starter motor to initiate operation of the internal combustion engine.
Briggs & Stratton Corporation

Battery mounting structure for vehicle

A battery mounting structure in which a battery pack is used as a reinforcement member is provided. An inner sidewall and an outer sidewall of a frame member are connected through a first transmission member.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery mounting structure for vehicle

A battery mounting structure is provided to prevent water intrusion into a clearance between a battery pack and a floor panel of a vehicle. The battery mounting structure comprises: frame members extending longitudinally on both sides of the vehicle; a floor panel disposed between the frame members; and a battery pack situated underneath the floor panel.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery mounting structure for vehicle

A battery mounting structure for maintaining a sufficient passenger compartment in vehicles is provided. The battery mounting structure comprises a pair of longitudinal side sills (11, 12), and a battery pack (7) disposed between the side sills (11, 12).
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery mounting structure for vehicle

A battery mounting structure to enhance rigidity of a vehicle body without increasing a vehicle weight is provided. The battery mounting structure comprises a pair of frame members extending longitudinally and a battery pack an all-solid battery having a cell stack.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Modular wireless mass evacuation notification system

Monitoring and mass notification systems, such as fire alarm systems, for use in occupied structures, and more particularly to wireless monitoring and mass notification systems include wireless base units that can be modular in design. This allows horns, mini horns, strobes, and audio messaging modules (e.g., speakers) to be physically plugged into the wireless base unit creating a unit with the appearance of a single physical unit.

Power management and security for wireless modules in "machine-to-machine" communications

Methods and systems are provided for power management and security for wireless modules in “machine-to-machine” communications. A wireless module operating in a wireless network and with access to the internet can efficiently and securely communicate with a server.

Dc-dc conversion for multi-cell batteries

A power supply has a multi-level dc-dc converter and a battery pack with two or more cells provided in series. The switching dc-dc converter provides a regulated voltage at an output.

Electric actuator with pre-heating

The invention relates to a method for operating an electrical network, in particular an onboard network of a vehicle, in particular of a hybrid vehicle (hev), of a plug-in hybrid vehicle (phev) or of an electric vehicle (ev). Said network comprises a battery system, which contains a battery separation unit (10), with which a high-voltage battery (12) can be separated from a battery positive pole (18) and/or a battery negative pole (32) or from both battery poles (18, 32) of the on-board network.

Battery charging based on real-time battery characterization

A battery charging circuit can produce a pulsed charging current to charge a battery. During charging, without disconnecting the pulsed charging current from the battery, eis measurements can be made.

Enhanced parallel protection circuit

An enhanced parallel protection circuit is provided. A system using separate battery packs in a parallel configuration is arranged with multiple protection circuit modules (pcms).

Battery pack and heat dissipating holder

A battery pack includes: a plurality of battery cells (1); and heat dissipating holder (2) that is disposed among battery cells (1) and is in contact with the battery cells (1) in a thermally coupled state. Heat dissipating holder (2) includes: holder body (3) having insertion holes into which battery cells (1) are inserted; and thermally-conductive insulating rubber (4) having elastic cylinders to be disposed on the inner surfaces of the insertion holes.

Battery module with integrated rf communication and cell sensing board

A battery module for use with a controller includes a printed circuit board assembly (pcba) mounted to a plurality of battery cells. The pcba includes a substrate, a radio frequency (rf) communications circuit, a cell sensing circuit, and a conductive interconnecting member.

Battery, battery pack, electronic device, electric vehicle, electricity storage device, and power system

Provided is a battery in which a positive electrode and a negative electrode, to which electrode composite materials are seamlessly applied, are wound and accommodated in an exterior member, the battery having a part where foil exposed surfaces of the positive electrode and the negative electrode face each other with an insulator therebetween, the foil exposed surfaces being formed at one-side application parts on an outer side of the winding of the respective electrodes.. .

Redox flow battery

The present invention relates to a redox flow battery and, more specifically, to a redox flow battery comprising an anolyte, a catholyte, and an ion exchange membrane, wherein the anolyte and the catholyte respectively comprise an electrolyte containing a cl− ion and an active material containing a vanadium ion, and the electrolyte comprises at least one side reaction inhibitor selected from the group consisting of a metal phosphate, a metal hydrochloride and a metal sulfate.. .

Redox flow battery

A redox flow battery. The redox flow battery has a plurality of cells stacked on each other and three or more conductive terminals.

Method and using distributed battery management system circuit boards as dc busses in an energy storage system

Described is a distributed battery management system that utilizes circuit boards as direct current busses for primary power in large-scale battery energy storage systems.. .

Battery pack

battery pack includes: a plurality of chargeable/dischargeable cylindrical cells; battery holder in which the plurality of cylindrical cells are disposed; and thermally conductive resin that closely adheres to cylindrical cells, which are stored in battery holder, in a thermally coupled state above battery holder. Battery holder includes: bottom plate including a plurality of holding grooves in which cylindrical cells are disposed; and partition walls that are disposed between holding grooves and between adjacent cylindrical cells.

Modular wireless mass evacuation notification system

Monitoring and mass notification systems, such as fire alarm systems, for use in occupied structures, and more particularly to wireless monitoring and mass notification systems include wireless base units that can be modular in design. This allows horns, mini horns, strobes, and audio messaging modules (e.g., speakers) to be physically plugged into the wireless base unit creating a unit with the appearance of a single physical unit.

Serial communication safety controller

Serial communication verification and safety control is disclosed. A multi-part system such as a battery management system can include distributed or subsidiary components for determining status of various parts of the system with the components in serial or point-to-point communication with a collective main controller.

Secure computer access using removable bootable drives

Systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media for providing access to small form factor (sff) and laptop computers using removable bootable drives (rbd(s)) are disclosed herein. In some implementations, a physical rbd vault that contains rbd(s) is provided instructions to release an rbd for a specific secured usage that corresponds to a usage context of a user of a specific secured system.

Tactical flashlight with dual emitters and tail cap control

A tactical carry flash light includes a dual independent switch assembly for independently controlling first and second light emitters. The switch assembly is mounted in a tail cap of the flash light housing to provide operation of all modes by the user's thumb or finger.

Polymerization composition, polymer using polymerization composition, and polymer electrolyte membrane using polymer

The present specification relates to a polymerization composition, a polymer using the same, a polymer electrolyte membrane using the same, a fuel cell including the same, and a redox flow battery including the same.. .

Systems and methods for a public standard interface for material handling vehicles

Provided are systems and methods for a public standard interface including a battery management system that allows for communication between an alternative energy source and a material handling vehicle. The alternative energy source may be a lithium ion battery, a fuel cell, or another non-lead acid based battery.

Battery gripper

battery gripper (12), for attracting by suction and handling starter batteries (26) of, in particular, motor vehicles, having a housing (56), in which a vacuum chamber which can be loaded with vacuum is provided and which has suction openings (84, 84) on the suction side thereof (54) which faces the starter battery to be attracted by suction, wherein the suction side is assigned a flexible lining (82) for contact with the starter battery, wherein the housing has a t-shaped cross section which runs parallel to the suction side, wherein the cross section has a bar section (64) and a web section (66) which extends transversely from the bar section, in such a way that the web section extends between the battery poles (68, 70) of the starter battery when the starter battery is attracted by suction to the battery gripper.. .

Bicycle frame with a hidden battery pack

A bicycle frame with a hidden battery pack has a tube member and a battery pack. The tube member is hollow and has a peripheral surface, a receiving space, and a replacement opening.

Dc/dc converter, battery energy management system and hybrid vehicle

A dc/dc converter for a hybrid vehicle, a battery energy management system having the dc/dc converter and the corresponding hybrid vehicle. The dc/dc converter is configured to control an output voltage to be output to the low voltage grid in accordance with a battery status parameter information and/or a vehicle running status parameter information in the high voltage grid or the low voltage grid.

Cooling system for vehicle battery pack

A system for cooling a battery. The system has a cabin cooling refrigerant pathway including an orifice tube through which refrigerant flows to an evaporator.

Electric chainsaw

An electric chainsaw comprises: a first handle having a forwardly and rearwardly extending grip portion provided on a rear or upper portion of a housing housing an electric motor and configured to be gripped by one hand of a worker, the grip portion being provided with a trigger switch for activating the electric motor; a second handle having a laterally extending grip portion provided forward of the grip portion of the first handle and configured to be gripped by the other hand of the worker; an indicator lamp for indicating a remaining charge amount of a battery pack; and a push-button type indicator switch for causing the indicator lamp to indicate the remaining charge amount, wherein the indicator switch is provided at a position where the worker can operate the indicator switch by a finger of the other hand being gripping the grip portion of the second handle.. .

Method for operating a surgical instrument

A surgical instrument is configured to compensate for battery pack and drivetrain failures. One method includes generating a firing sequence, determining whether a subset of rechargeable battery cells is damaged during the firing sequence, and stepping-up an output voltage of the battery pack to complete the firing sequence in response to a determination that a subset of the rechargeable battery cells is damaged.

Visual inspection device

A visual inspection device includes a body having a support portion and a grip portion extending from the support portion. The device also includes a flexible cable having a first end portion coupled to the body and a second end portion, and a camera assembly coupled to the second end portion of the flexible cable.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Balanced battery charging system

A multi-cell battery pack charging system adjusts each battery cell's charging current to synchronize the completion of charge. The battery pack is charged as a whole, and need only be charged once, and without requiring charge shuttling, resistive charge balancing or inductive charge dumping.
Microchip Technology Incorporated

Charger terminal and charger

A charger terminal disclosed herein may include a first spring having one end fixed to a support structure; a bend extending from another end of the first spring and bending back at an angle of 90 degrees or more; and a second spring having one end extending from the bend, and another end configured capable of contacting the support structure. A charger configured to charge a battery pack disclosed herein may include the charger terminal.
Makita Corporation

Secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus

A secondary battery includes a cathode; an anode; and (1) a first polymer compound layer disposed between the cathode and the anode and being adjacent to the cathode, (2) a second polymer compound layer disposed between the cathode and the anode and being adjacent to the anode, or (3) the first polymer compound layer and the second polymer compound layer. One or both of the first polymer compound layer and the second polymer compound layer contain a polymer compound containing fluorine (f) as a constituent element and a conductive material dispersed in the polymer compound..
Sony Corporation

Lithium air battery having multi-layered electrolyte membrane and manufacturing method thereof

Disclosed herein are a lithium air battery having a multi-layered electrolyte membrane and a method of manufacturing the same. The lithium air battery includes a first electrolyte membrane capable of obtaining high ionic conductivity on a lithium negative electrode surface while minimizing the content of polymer and positioning a second electrolyte membrane with high resistance to oxygen radicals on the air electrode.
Iucf-hyu (industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University)

Battery pack manufacturing method using hot-melt fixing structure and battery pack manufactured using the same

Disclosed herein is a method of manufacturing a battery pack including a battery cell having an electrode assembly received in a battery case, made of a laminate sheet including a resin layer and a metal layer, together with an electrolytic solution.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Electrode structure, manufacturing thereof and use thereof, and stack structure of redox flow battery

This invention relates to an electrode structure including a porous electrode that simultaneously performs the functions both of a bipolar plate and of a felt electrode and has a pattern layer or a mesh layer serving as a flow path on the surface thereof, a method of manufacturing the same, and a redox flow battery stack configuration for decreasing shunt current.. .
Korea Institute Of Energy Research

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle

Wherein an atomic concentration of manganese is 1 atm % or more and 15 atm % or less in a region from a surface to a depth d of the negative electrode active material layer and the depth d is more than 0 nm and 10 nm or less.. .

System and detecting voltage of battery pack

A system and method for detecting voltage of a battery pack. The system comprises a level transfer circuit array, a multipath data selector, a decoder, a trimming calibration circuit, and an output buffer.
China Resources Powtech (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Battery holder, battery receiving case, battery pack, electricity accumulation system, electronic instrument, electric vehicle, and electric power system

There is provided a battery holder including: a plurality of battery cell receiving sections for receiving a battery cell. A deformation section elastically deformed depending on transmission of external impact, and a space section for allowing the deformation section to be elastically deformed are formed between a peripheral surface of one battery cell receiving section and a peripheral surface of another battery cell receiving section..
Sony Corporation

Method of estimating battery life, battery life estimation device, electric vehicle, and electric power supply apparatus

A method of estimating a battery life includes: for a secondary battery having a degradation rate r when x days have elapsed after initial charge of the secondary battery, calculating a degradation estimation value (x+y) days after the initial charge from degradation master data, the degradation master data being identified with use of conditions of temperature t provided for the calculation and a battery state s provided for the calculation; and deriving number of elapsed days xcorr giving the degradation rate r based on the identified degradation master data, and calculating the degradation estimation value (xcorr+y) days after the initial charge from the identified degradation master data.. .
Sony Corporation

Solar vehicle-borne air-conditioning system

A vehicle-borne solar air-conditioning system includes: power supply management controller, battery pack, ac power supply, controller, air-conditioning system; wherein the power supply management controller is used to manage the solar cell set to charge and discharge the battery pack and manage the motor vehicle power supply to charge and discharge the battery pack; the backup power module is used to manage the ac power to charge and discharge the battery pack; the master control module is used to set the working mode, control the solar power supply management module, motor vehicle generation power supply management module and the backup power module to work in a set working mode. The present invention integrates solar energy resources and ac power supply to manage comprehensively three kinds of power supplies through the power supply management controller and allocates them to the motor vehicle air-conditioning system rationally..
Shanghai Ying Ta Aircondition Enterprise Co., Ltd

Surgical stapler having a powered handle

A powered handle for a surgical stapler can have a drive system including an electric motor. The powered handle can include a manual articulation mechanism to articulate a jaw assembly coupled to a reload shaft connected to the handle.
Applied Medical Resources Corporation

System and securely storing and charging mobile devices

A system for securely storing and charging a mobile device includes an ac-connectable device, such as a multi-function printer or photocopier, having a charging area and a power source, wherein a mobile device such as a smartphone, a tablet computer, an e-reader or a portable rechargeable battery pack, is charged by placing the mobile device in the charging area and attaching the device to the power source. The charging area allows for the mobile device to be secured to or within the ac-connectable device.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Secure mobile device charging and cleaning systems

A system for securely storing and charging a mobile device includes an ac-connectable device, such as a multi-function printer or photocopier, having a charging area and a power source, wherein a mobile device such as a smartphone, a tablet computer, an e-reader or a portable rechargeable battery pack, is charged by placing the mobile device in the charging area and attaching the device to the power source. The charging area allows for the mobile device to be secured to or within the ac-connectable device.
Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Power tool, battery pack, and combination, and controlling the same

A battery pack, power tool, and power tool combination. The battery pack includes one or more battery cells, a first terminal electrically connected to the one or more battery cells, a high current power supply terminal, a power switch electrically connected between the one or more battery cells and the high current power supply terminal, and a low current power supply terminal electrically connected to the one or more battery cells.
Ac (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Multi-function external attachment and safety circuit for a portable power charger

A jump-start kit includes a control unit with a safety circuit and a portable power bank. The power bank and control unit are capable of jump-starting a 12 v car battery as well as charging at least one 5 v portable electronic device.
Halo International Sezc Ltd.

Battery pack and connecting circuits of battery modules

A battery pack and connecting circuits of battery modules. The battery pack includes a plurality battery modules connected in series, wherein each battery module is provided with a connecting circuit.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Compa Ny Limited

Rechargeable battery pack for an electro-optical reader, and charging the battery pack and powering the reader with the charged battery pack

A battery pack for an electro-optical reader includes a rechargeable battery and a printed circuit board (pcb), both mounted in a battery housing. First and second electrical connectors are supported by the same pcb and/or the battery housing.
Symbol Technologies, Llc

Charger circuit with battery protection mechanism

A charger circuit for use in controlling charge of a battery pack, which includes a charge control switch and a control unit. The charger circuit has at least one power output terminal and one connection terminal for coupling the battery pack.
Mediatek Inc.

Battery management system with multiple observers

A method of managing a battery system using a battery management system. The method includes receiving, measured characteristics of one or more battery cells from one or more sensors, receiving, estimated parameters of the battery cells, estimating, one or more states of the battery cells by applying a battery model based on the measured characteristics and the estimated parameters of the battery cells, updating, at least a portion of the estimated parameters based at least in part on the estimation of the states of the battery cells by applying two or more separate battery models, updating, the one or more states of the battery cells based at least in part on the updated estimated parameters of the battery cells, and regulating charging or discharging of the battery based on the updated estimation of the states of the battery cells..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Liquid temperature regulated battery pack for electric vehicles

Systems and methods for liquid temperature regulated energy storage for electric vehicles are disclosed. Systems can include a tray configured to receive a plurality of battery housings and having a bottom surface for supporting the plurality of battery housings from below.
Faraday&future Inc.

Liquid temperature regulated battery pack for electric vehicles

Systems and methods for liquid temperature regulated energy storage in electric vehicles are disclosed. Systems can include an enclosure and a channel passing through the enclosure.
Faraday&future Inc.

Battery cooling structure and the cover plate

A battery cooling structure has a plurality of cooling passages that are formed on a surface of a cover plate attachable to a battery pack and that are for taking in cooling air into the battery pack, and a connection passage that is formed in a direction intersecting with the plurality of cooling passages on the surface of the cover plate, and that connects the plurality of cooling passages with one another to allow interchange of the cooling air. The battery pack is arranged in a center console box between a driver seat and a front passenger seat of a vehicle.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

High performance redox flow battery stack

A redox flow battery stack cell frame comprising a support frame and a monolithic bipolar plate integrated within the support frame is disclosed. The bipolar plate comprises a plurality of interdigitated flow channels on at least one surface.
Battelle Memorial Institute

Lithium-ion secondary battery, negative electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, power storage system, electric tool, and electronic device

A lithium-ion secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode containing an active material, and an electrolytic solution, in which the active material contains, as constituent elements, si, o, and at least one element m1 selected from li, c, mg, al, ca, ti, cr, mn, fe, co, ni, cu, ge, zr, mo, ag, sn, ba, w, ta, na, and k, and the atomic ratio x (o/si) of o to si is 0.5≦x≦1.8.. .
Sony Corporation

Battery connection sheet and preparing the same, battery connection assembly, battery module, battery package and electric vehicle

The present disclosure discloses a battery connection sheet, including: a first part, including a first metal sheet, a first buffer portion and a first connection portion, and a second part, including a second metal sheet connected with the first connection portion via electromagnetic pulse welding.. .
Byd Company Limited

Vent devices for electrified vehicle battery packs

A battery pack according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, an enclosure that houses at least one battery cell and a vent device comprised of a polymeric material and adapted to discharge battery vent byproducts vented by the battery cell to a location external to the enclosure while preventing ingress of environmental fluids into the enclosure.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery pack securing method

An exemplary securing method includes securing a battery pack relative to a portion of an electrified vehicle by engaging a retention feature inside a perimeter of a battery pack enclosure, and by fastening the battery pack enclosure to the portion with at least one fastener outside the perimeter. The perimeter is established by a plurality of sidewalls and endwalls of the battery pack enclosure..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Fabric-friendly type secondary battery package

The present invention relates to a battery package attached to an external substrate, which includes an electronic circuit and a power terminal electrically connected to the electronic circuit, to supply power to the electronic circuit, or to accumulate energy by collecting power. A battery package, according to an exemplary embodiment, comprises: a battery unit that has one or more secondary battery cells and leads that are connected to the secondary battery cells and exposed; a flexible encapsulation body that accommodates the battery unit therein; exposed electrodes that are exposed on the surface of the flexible encapsulation body and are electrically connected to the leads to electrically connect to the electronic circuit; and a first velcro part mounted on the surface of the flexible encapsulation body..
Jenax Inc.

Battery pack

Provided are a pack main body of a substantially rectangular parallelepiped shape in which a battery cell is embedded, and a terminal portion provided on a front face of the pack main body. The pack main body includes bevelled portions at corner portions formed by a top face and a bottom face and opposite side faces.
Sony Corporation

Wireless battery management system and operating the same

A wireless battery management system manages at least one battery unit, and the system includes at least one battery tester and a wireless terminal apparatus. The at least one battery tester is electrically connected to the at least one battery unit.
Dhc Specialty Corp.

Inspection apparatus and inspection battery pack for on-site electric apparatus

One aspect of the present disclosure is an inspection apparatus of a battery pack for an on-site electric apparatus, which comprises a coupler, a discharger, a changer, a discharge performing device, a voltage value detector, and a calculator. The changer detects one of a nominal voltage value of the battery pack coupled to the coupler and a voltage value of a battery in the battery pack, and reduces a discharge time of the battery and/or a discharge current value of the battery as the detected value is larger..
Makita Corporation

Battery pack of electric vehicle, electric vehicle chassis and replacing battery modules

Provided are systems and methods for configuring battery packs in electric vehicles. A battery pack may include a plurality of battery modules, a support part, and at least one opening provided on the support part.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Dynamic adjustment of battery current limits based on usage

A method for dynamically adjusting a battery current limit in a system having a battery pack includes determining a battery pack current as a charge current flowing into or a discharge current flowing from the battery pack, and also calculating a time-windowed average current for each of the charge current, the discharge current, and an rms current of the battery pack. The battery current limit may be dynamically adjusted when any or all of the calculated time-windowed averages exceeds a corresponding calibrated control threshold.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Systems and methods to determine electric vehicle range based on environmental factors

Example systems and methods to determine electric vehicle range based on environmental factors are disclosed. An example disclosed vehicle includes a battery pack, a hvac control module, and an electronic control unit that includes a range calculator.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Chiropractic adjustor system and method

A portable battery power operated chiropractic adjusting instrument, manipulator or thruster for applying a selectable adjustment energy impulse to a patient through a plunger having a resilient or cushioned head with the energy impulse applied to the plunger being supplied by a solenoid. The adjusting instrument can have annunciators or indicators for preload, readiness to operate, level of energy impulse and the like.
Activator Methods International, Ltd.

Battery pack for wirelessly charging two or more devices

A rechargeable battery pack includes a housing, one or more rechargeable batteries contained in the housing, a first inductive coil, a second inductive coil, and electrical circuitry. The first inductive coil is configured for inductively transferring first electrical power from the one or more rechargeable batteries to a first electronic device through a first wireless charging interface according to a first charging interface protocol.
Otter Products, Llc

Lithium-based battery pack for a hand held power tool

An electrical combination. The electrical combination comprises a battery pack configured to be interfaced with a hand held power tool, a control component, and a semiconducting switch.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Apparatus and balance charging battery pack using charge characteristic curve

Balance resistors and switching elements, each of the balance resistors and switching elements being respectively connected to the plurality of battery cells in parallel; a balance controller controlling a switching element connected to the target battery cell to be balanced, thereby the cell voltage of the target battery cell is consumed by an associated balance resistor; and a charge current controller decreasing the charge current output from the charger.. .

Submerged cell modular battery system

An apparatus includes a plurality of battery cells and a case. The case may be configured to hold the plurality of battery cells.
Xing Mobility

Magnesium battery having an electrolyte containing cations of magnesium and sodium

A magnesium-ion battery containing an anode of magnesium metal, a cathode, capable of absorption and release of na ions; and a nonaqueous electrolyte containing a sodium ion salt selected from nahmds, napf6 and a sodium carborane and a magnesium ion salt selected from phmgcl—alcl3 (apc), a mg carborane, and mghmds—cl is provided.. .
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Battery, a battery element and a forming a battery

A battery, a battery element and a method for forming a battery element are provided. In an embodiment, a battery element includes a substrate with a plurality of trenches extending into the substrate, wherein a part of a trench of the plurality of trenches is filled with a solid state battery structure, and wherein the trench of the plurality of trenches comprises a cavity..
Infineon Technologies Ag

System and condition monitoring of redox flow batteries using data analytics

One embodiment provides a method for predicting maintenance of a redox flow battery, the method including: receiving, from a plurality of sensors, data regarding characteristics of the redox flow battery; weighting, using a processor, each of the characteristics to form an estimated state parameter for the redox flow battery; and determining, using the processor, a maintenance action for the redox flow battery using the estimated state parameter. Other aspects are described and claimed..
International Business Machines Corporation

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack

According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery including a positive electrode and a negative electrode is provided. The positive electrode includes linixm1-xo2 wherein m is a metal element including mn, and x is within a range of 0.5≦x≦1.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Battery pack

In a battery pack, circuit board and thin cells are insert-molded in resin mold portion formed by a die, and are fixed to fixed positions. At least one of thin cells is disposed at a position where circuit board faces terminal surface.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Battery structure and integration

A portable electronic device is described. This portable electronic device includes an external housing with a cavity defined by an edge.
Apple Inc.

Portable power tool, battery pack, and cell configurations for same

Various battery packs are presented for use with twenty volt (20 v) power tools. In some embodiments, one or more lithium-ion battery cells of the battery packs are received by a handle of the power tool..
Sears Brands, L.l.c.

Battery packaging material

A battery packaging material has an excellent ink printing characteristic on a base-layer-side surface. This battery packaging material has a laminated body formed by sequentially stacking at least a base layer, a metal layer, and a sealant layer, with the wet tensile strength of the surface of the base layer being 32 mn/m or greater..
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

Ptc device and secondary battery having same

A ptc device as well as an electrical device such as a battery pack or a dry-cell type secondary cell containing a ptc device and a secondary cell is made more compact. The ptc device includes (1) a ptc component including a laminar polymer ptc element having an electrically conductive filler and a polymer material, and a metal electrode disposed on a surface of each side of the polymer ptc element; and (2) a lead positioned at least in part on the metal electrode of the ptc component, and connected to the metal electrode by an electrically conductive material an exposed part of the electrically conductive material is covered by a protective member including a polypropylene resin, a nylon resin or an epoxy resin..
Littelfuse Japan G.k.

Battery packaging material

battery packaging material wherein a sheet-like laminated body is formed by sequentially stacking at least a base layer, metal layer, and sealant layer, the battery packaging material being equipped with substantially rectangular space that is formed to protrude from the sealant layer side toward the base layer side, and accommodates a battery element on the sealant layer side. In planar view from the base layer side view, a first and second curved sections are provided from the center portion toward the battery packaging material end parts, in a cross section in the thickness direction on a line connecting opposing corner parts protruding in a substantially rectangular shape.
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

Face cleaning apparatus

A face cleaning apparatus includes a brush head, a case, a transmission shaft, and an eccentric wheel module. The case has a throughhole.
Cal-comp Electronics & Communications Company Limited

Assisted cell acquisition for low cost wireless devices

Aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques and apparatus for assisted cell acquisition by a wireless node, such as a smartphone, enhanced machine type communications (emtc) device, and/or wearable. In one aspect, a method is provided which may be performed by the wireless node.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Handheld work apparatus having an electric motor

A handheld work apparatus has an electric motor for driving a tool. A function module is to be connected to a battery pack via electrical contacts, there being provided an electrical operating switch, for putting the electric motor into operation, which is coupled to an actuating element of the handheld work apparatus.
Andreas Stihl Ag & Co. Kg

Electronic control unit for operating an electric motor having a braking resistor

An electronic control unit is configured to operate an electric motor from a rechargeable battery pack. The control unit has a circuit board with electronic components for driving the electric motor.
Andreas Stihl Ag & Co. Kg

Power over ethernet emergency lighting system

A system for providing power over ethernet emergency lighting is disclosed. The system includes a rechargeable battery pack that is charged without interfering with data signals present on a power over ethernet link that provides normal lighting.
Iota Engineering Llc

Battery management system

A battery management system for monitoring battery cells of an uninterruptible power supply (ups) coupled to a medical imaging load. The battery management system includes a first slave configured to obtain an operating parameter of a first battery cell.
Uwm Research Foundation, Inc.

Buoy-based electric power system

Electrical power may be provided to a subsea system, which may include one or more battery packs, from a subsea power system comprising a surface buoy which comprises an electrical power generator and a surface buoy power outlet operatively in communication with the power generator; a subsea battery bank which comprises a predetermined set of batteries, a subsea battery bank power inlet operatively in communication with the surface buoy power outlet and with the predetermined set of batteries, and a subsea battery bank power outlet operatively in communication with the predetermined set of batteries. The subsea power system is deployed at sea, by way of example and not limitation including by use of an autonomous vehicle, and generates electrical power at the power generator which may be provided to the subsea battery bank or other structures requiring electrical power subsea..
Oceaneering International, Inc.

Charging system based on wireless communication

The present invention relates to a charging system based on wireless communication comprising: a mobile terminal, configured to transmit a control instruction and receive the query data matching user's selection according to the user's selection; a charging system, configured to receive the control instruction and charge a rechargeable battery pack according to the control instruction; a wireless communication, configured to interact with data between the mobile terminal and the charging system; wherein, the mobile terminal comprises: a query unit, configured to receive the query data inputted by the user and read the query data stored in a memory unit and matching the query according to the query data. User may get a charging curve and/or a remaining charging time according to the acquisition data.
New Focus Lighting & Power Technology (shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Lithium-based battery pack for a hand held power tool

A method for conducting an operation including a power tool battery pack. The battery pack can include a housing, a first cell supported by the housing and having a voltage, and a second cell supported by the housing and having a voltage.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

System and charging a battery pack

System and method for charging a battery pack. One system includes a battery pack with at least one battery cell, a memory, and a charging circuit configured to control a charging current from a charger to the battery pack.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Rapid shutdown and safety disconnect for hybrid pv systems

Embodiments of the present disclosure describe an energy generation system including a rapid shutdown mechanism configured to prevent a flow of power from a photovoltaic (pv) array when activated, a battery pack comprising one or more power storage devices, and an inverter coupled to the rapid shutdown mechanism and the battery pack. The inverter includes anti-islanding relays configured to electrically disconnect the inverter from a utility grid when activated transfer relays configured to electrically disconnect the inverter from a load when activated, and a detection and initiation circuit coupled to the rapid shutdown mechanism, battery pack, anti-islanding relays, and transfer relays, where the detection and initiation circuit is configured to detect a triggering event and to activate the rapid shutdown mechanism, disable the battery pack, activate the anti-islanding relays, and activate the transfer relays in response to the detection of the triggering event..
Solarcity Corporation

Lithium air battery capable of preventing electrolyte shortage

A lithium air battery is provided. The lithium air battery prevents the depletion of electrolyte and includes a separation membrane which contacts an electrolyte stored in an electrolyte tank through a gasket which contacts an outer surface of a unit cell.
Hyundai Motor Company

Battery pack systems that include polymers

Examples of battery pack systems that include polymers are a cooling system, a thermal management system, and a liquid leakage control system. The cooling system and the thermal management systems may include an upper critical solution temperature polymer or a lower critical solution temperature polymer.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a plurality of batteries including a first battery and a second battery, and a circuit board including a main surface and a protruding surface extending from the main surface, the main surface being located at one surface of the first battery and the protruding surface being located at the second battery. The second battery is electrically connected to the circuit board through the protruding surface..
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle

Where a5 is a mole content ratio of a li mole content l5 to a total of a ti mole content t5 and a nb mole content n5, and a0 is a mole content ratio of a li mole content l0 to a total of a ti mole content t0 and a nb mole content n0.. .

Active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, there is provided an active material includes particles of a na-containing niobium titanium composite oxide having an orthorhombic crystal structure. A peak intensity i1 of a strongest peak p1 within a range of 3350 to 3450 cm−1 is 1.6 or less in an infrared diffuse reflectivity spectrum of a surface of the particles, according to a diffuse reflectance fourier transform spectrometry measurement..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution is provided. The negative electrode includes a negative electrode current collector, and a negative electrode mixed-materials layer disposed on the negative electrode current collector.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a battery is provided. The battery includes one or more electrode stack.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Non-aqueous electrolyte battery, non-aqueous electrolyte battery pack, and vehicle

A non-aqueous electrolyte battery is provided with a bipolar electrode unit and an insulating layer including non-aqueous electrolyte. The insulating layer covers positive and negative electrode active material layers on both side surfaces of a current collector of a bipolar electrode of the unit.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Non-aqueous electrolyte battery, non-aqueous electrolyte battery pack, and vehicle

A non-aqueous electrolyte battery includes an electrode group including positive, negative and bipolar electrodes and separators interposed between these electrodes. In the positive electrode, positive electrode active material layers are formed on both side surfaces of a current collector.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Method for manufacturing positive electrode electrolyte for redox flow battery and redox flow battery

The present disclosure relate to a method for preparing a cathode electrolyte for redox flow batteries including the steps of: forming a first cathode electrolyte by reducing vanadium pentoxide (v2o5) in an acidic solution in the presence of a specific reducing compound; forming a second cathode electrolyte by reducing vanadium pentoxide (v2o5) in an acidic solution in the presence of a linear or branched aliphatic alcohol having 2 to 10 carbon atoms; and mixing the first cathode electrolyte and the second cathode electrolyte, and to a redox flow battery including the cathode electrolyte obtained by the preparation method.. .
Lotte Chemical Corporation

Frame body, cell frame for redox flow battery, and redox flow battery

There is provided a frame body used for a cell of a redox flow battery, that can improve heat dissipation of an electrolyte in a slit and can suppress rise of the temperature of the electrolyte. It is a frame body used for a cell of a redox flow battery, comprising: an opening formed inside the frame body; a manifold allowing an electrolyte to pass therethrough; and a slit which connects the manifold and the opening and forms a channel of the electrolyte between the manifold and the opening, the slit having a pair of sidewalls facing each other in a cross section orthogonal to a direction in which the electrolyte flows, the slit having, at at least a portion thereof in the slit's depthwise direction, a width narrowing portion allowing the sidewalls to have a spacing narrowed in the depthwise direction..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a secondary battery is provided. The secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Electrode material for nonaqueous electrolyte battery, electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte battery, nonaqueous electrolyte battery including the same, and battery pack

An electrode material for a nonaqueous electrolyte battery of the present embodiment includes a composite particle, the composite particle contains a silicon dioxide particle having an average primary particle size of d1, a silicon particle having an average primary particle size of d2, and a carbon material. D1 is 5 nm or more and 80 nm or less.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle

A nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes: a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material made of a compound represented by a compositional formula of limn1-xfexaypo4 (wherein a is at least one selected from the group consisting of mg, ca, al, ti, zn and zr, 0≦x≦0.3, and 0≦y≦0.1); a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material made from a titanium composite oxide; and a nonaqueous electrolyte, wherein a ratio (ip—f/ip—o) of a peak intensity (ip—f) of a p—f bond to a peak intensity (ip—o) of a p—o bond on the surface of the positive electrode, which are measured by x-ray photoelectron spectroscopic analysis, is 0.4 or more and 0.8 or less.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Electrode material, electrode, nonaqueous electrolyte battery including the same, and battery pack

An electrode material for a nonaqueous electrolyte battery of the present embodiment includes a composite particle containing a carbonaceous material. A peak half-width of d-band measured from a raman spectrum of the carbonaceous material is at 150 cm−1 or more.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, there is provided an active material. The active material includes particles of a na-containing niobium titanium composite oxide having an orthorhombic crystal structure.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Electrode, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, an electrode is provided. The electrode includes active material particles containing a niobium-titanium composite oxide.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery is provided. The nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material layer, a separator layer, an intermediate region, and a gel nonaqueous electrolyte.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, an active material is provided. The active material includes a composite oxide including yttrium atoms in an orthorhombic crystal structure thereof.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, an active material is provided. The active material includes a composite of a phase of a titanium-including composite oxide and a phase of a titanium dioxide.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery is provided. The nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a gel nonaqueous electrolyte.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Active material, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, there is provided an active material that includes a composite oxide having a crystal structure belonging to a space group fmmm. The composite oxide is represented by the formula: li2+xna2-ymzti6o14+δ.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery is provided. This nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a negative electrode.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Battery contact with a surface texture

battery contact with surface texturing. Exemplary battery contacts are located within a battery pack.
Tti (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Laminate, secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a laminate is provided. The laminate includes an active material layer including a plural of active material particles and a separator layered on the active material layer.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Battery pack latch mechanism

A rechargeable battery pack including a housing, a plurality of battery cells at least partially positioned within the housing, and a latch mechanism. The latch mechanism including a first linkage member, a second linkage member in operable communication with the first linkage member, and a locking pawl directly coupled to the second linkage member and movable with respect to the housing between a locked position and an unlocked position..
Tti (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Battery packaging material

Provided is a battery packaging material that comprises a laminated body formed by sequentially stacking at least a base layer, a metal layer, and a sealant layer, and that has a thin overall thickness, and has excellent formability and piercing strength. This battery packaging material comprises a laminated body formed by sequentially stacking at least a base layer, a metal layer, and a sealant layer, with the overall thickness of the laminated body being 50-80 μm, and the ratio of the sum of the thicknesses of the base layer and the metal layer with respect to the overall thickness of the laminated body being in a range of 0.380-0.630..
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

Power tool battery pack with wireless communication

Trigger pull tracking, charge time estimation, and other features for a power tool battery pack with wireless communication. A battery pack system includes a power tool battery pack and a processor.
Tti (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Start control system of vehicle and vehicle

The present invention provides a start control system of a vehicle, including: an electronic control unit (ecu), a starter, an air conditioner, and a starting power supply. The starting power supply includes a starting battery and a battery management system (bms).
Byd Company Limited

Adaptive optimizing battery life in a plug-in vehicle

A system for optimizing life of a battery pack in a plug-in vehicle includes sensors for measuring battery performance data, including an open-circuit voltage, charging current, and/or temperature of the battery pack, a gps receiver, a user interface, and a controller. The controller executes a method to monitor degradation of the battery pack using the performance data, and determines driving and charging histories for an operator of the vehicle using the measured battery performance data and a position signal from the gps receiver.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Solar battery system

A solar battery system includes a first electronic control unit disposed in a vehicle cabin of a vehicle, the first electronic control unit including a control unit repeating a charging period and a stop period during a period of time from ignition-off to ignition-on of the vehicle, the charging period being a period of charging the electric storage device with generated electric power of a solar battery, the stop period being a period of stopping the charging of the electric storage device with the generated electric power of the solar battery. The control unit sets a length of each of the charging periods shorter as the temperature in the vehicle cabin is higher at the time of starting each of the charging periods..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Wireless power transmission in electric vehicles

Exemplary embodiments are directed to bidirectional wireless power transfer using magnetic resonance in a coupling mode region between a charging base (cb) and a battery electric vehicle (bev). For different configurations, the wireless power transfer can occur from the cb to the bev and from the bev to the cb..
Qualcomm Incorporated

Battery management system and related techniques for adaptive, dynamic control of battery charging

A battery management circuit and method for managing a power supply and one or more battery strings includes a current sensing circuit and a battery measurement circuit. The current sensing circuit is configured to: receive a current signal from at least one of the battery strings at a first terminal of the current sensing circuit; measure a magnitude of the current signal; and provide a current sensing signal indicative of the magnitude of the current signal at a third terminal of the current sensing circuit.
Servato Corporation

Battery pack

A battery pack includes at least two battery cells; a circuit board to control charging and discharging operations of the battery cells; and a connection tab electrically connected to the battery cells, extending towards the circuit board, and including a bent portion proximal to the battery cells and located within a battery area defined by the battery cells. A battery pack suitable for a compact type device is provided and a low-resistive design may be applied to the battery pack..
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Fuel cell stack thermal management

Fuel-cell thermal management systems and control schemes therefore are disclosed. In one embodiment, the system may include a fuel-cell stack, a heat-exchanger, a thermal battery including a material having a melting temperature of 50-120° c., a first coolant loop including the fuel-cell stack and the thermal battery and excluding the heat-exchanger, and a second coolant loop including the fuel-cell stack, the thermal battery, and the heat-exchanger.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Frame body, cell frame for redox flow battery, and redox flow battery

There is provided a frame body used for a cell of a redox flow battery, that can improve heat dissipation of an electrolyte in a slit while reducing a shunt current loss through the electrolyte, and can also suppress strain caused at a slit formation portion. It is a frame body used for a cell of a redox flow battery, comprising: an opening formed inside the frame body; a manifold allowing an electrolyte to pass therethrough; and a slit which connects the manifold and the opening and forms a channel of the electrolyte between the manifold and the opening, the slit having at least one bent portion, the at least one bent portion having a radius of curvature of 2.0 mm or more and 200 mm or less..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Secondary battery and battery pack

An inversion plate short-circuits the positive electrode external terminal and the negative electrode external terminal to each other by changing its position. A temperature sensitive member is disposed adjacent to the inversion plate on the side opposite to a direction in which the inversion plate changes its position.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electric work vehicle

An electric work vehicle includes a plurality of battery mounting portions, a plurality of battery packs that can be detachably mounted to the battery mounting portions, a main body contact provided for each one of the battery mounting portions and electrically connected with the battery back mounted to the battery mounting portion, a power feeding circuit to which the main body contact is parallel connected, a battery switch configured to block flow of electric power from the battery pack to the power feeding circuit, a switch operating portion for operating the battery switch, a charged amount estimating portion for estimating a charged power of the battery pack mounted to the battery mounting portion, an electric motor driven by power fed from at least one battery pack via the power feeding circuit, and a driving wheel receiving power transmitted from the electric motor.. .
Kubota Corporation

Battery pack

A battery pack (50) comprising at least one battery module (10) with a plurality of battery cells (2) which are held together by at least one holding element (31, 32). The at least one battery module (10) is arranged in a housing (70), wherein the at least one holding element (31, 32) is attached to the housing (70) by fixing elements (41, 42, 43, 44)..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Solar battery module and manufacturing method therefor

A solar battery module and manufacturing method for a solar battery module having improved output are provided. The solar battery module 1 is a transparent substrate 10, transparent resin layer 13b, solar battery cell 12, colored resin layer 13a and back sheet 11 laminated in this order.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.





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