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Vaporizing device with power component
A vaporizing device generally having a tank, power component, battery, and shroud is disclosed. The power component may include a frame defining a slot configured to receive the tank in an upright position, such that a portion of the tank is adjacent to the power component when the tank is in position.
Lazzeri Societa Agricola A R.l.


Lg Chem, Ltd.
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Heat-radiating structure and electronic device including the same
A portable communication device is provided. The portable communication device includes a battery, a printed circuit board including one or more circuit devices driven using power from the battery, and a bracket including a first area for receiving the battery and a second area for receiving the printed circuit board, wherein a slit is formed in at least a portion of a boundary area of the first area and the second area to reduce heat spread.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Mobile x-ray apparatus
A mobile x-ray apparatus includes: an x-ray radiation device; a controller configured to control the x-ray radiation device; a power supply configured to supply operating power to the x-ray radiation device and the controller via a lithium ion battery and control overcurrent occurring during x-ray emission by the x-ray radiation device; and a charger configured to charge the power supply. Each of the controller, the power supply, and the charger is embodied in a physically separate module, and each of the power supply and the charger is encased in a metal case..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


Data bundling and fast dormancy based upon intelligent application learning
Data bundling and fast dormancy controls are provided based on application monitoring and classification. Moreover, a balance is enabled between saving battery power of a user equipment (ue) and reducing signaling and processing load in a radio resource controller (rrc).
At&t Mobility Ii Llc


Method and device for selectively performing operation on basis of terminal operation mode
Provided are a method by which a terminal selectively performs an operation on the basis of a terminal operation mode in a wireless communication system, and a device for supporting the method. The terminal determines a terminal group to which the terminal belongs, on the basis of a battery residual quantity and a battery residual quantity threshold value, calculates channel quality on the basis of a downlink reference signal, determines a terminal operation mode on the basis of the determined terminal group, the calculated channel quality, and the channel quality threshold value, and performs an operation on the basis of the determined terminal operation mode, wherein the terminal group can be any one of an energy insufficient group (eig) and an energy sufficient group (esg)..
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology


Smart battery wear leveling for audio devices
Various embodiments provide systems and methods among wireless earpieces in a wireless communication network that enable balancing the batteries in the wireless earpieces to be depleted at approximately the same rate. Various embodiments intelligently and dynamically swap master/slave roles among two or more bluetooth® wireless earpieces coupled to a data source device to optimize battery life in both wireless earpieces.
Qualcomm Incorporated


Digital image viewing system, a cellar phone and a digital photo frame
A digital image viewing system comprises a wireless phone unit, a battery charger for the wireless phone unit and a digital photo frame in short-range wireless communication with the wireless phone unit. The digital photo frame may include phone function unit.
Nl Giken Incorporated


Variable voltage converter modulation obtaining lower minimum boost ratio
A variable voltage converter for an electric drive system has upper and lower switching devices in series between positive and negative buses. An inductance couples a junction between the switching devices to a dc battery.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


Battery charger
A battery charger comprising input terminals for connection to an ac source supplying an alternating input voltage, output terminals for connection to a battery to be charged, and a pfc circuit connected between the input terminals and the output terminals. The power factor correction (pfc) circuit regulates an input current drawn from the ac source such that the input current has a waveform selected from a sine wave with third harmonic injection, a clipped sine wave and a trapezoidal wave.
Dyson Technology Limited


Electrical power generation and distribution

Systems and methods of generating, storing and/or distributing electric power are disclosed. The system may include two or more direct current battery subsystems, a direct current motor/alternating current generator combination, an electric power distribution network, and battery recharging elements.
Energy Producing Systems Of America Llc

Gravity energy generator

A gravity energy generator that provides a better and efficient way to use electricity as a source of power. The gravity energy generator includes a horizontal casing, a plurality of magnets and a plurality of wiring.

Inhibiting displacement of a wirelessly rechargeable device

A wirelessly rechargeable device (20) is positioned on an underlying charging surface (s) for charging a battery of the wirelessly rechargeable device. While the wirelessly rechargeable device is charging, it is detected whether the wirelessly rechargeable device is being displaced (a), or is likely to be displaced, relative to the charging surface.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Portable device and wireless power charging system for portable device

A portable device is provided. The portable device includes a power receiving unit configured to receive a first energy or a second energy from a wireless power transmitter, the first energy being used to perform a communication function and a control function, the second energy being used to charge a battery, and the wireless power transmitter being configured to wirelessly transmit a power, a voltage generator configured to generate a wake-up voltage from the first energy, or to generate a voltage for charging the battery from the second energy, a controller configured to perform the communication function and the control function, the controller being activated by the wake-up voltage, and a communication unit configured to perform a communication with the wireless power transmitter based on a control of the controller..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Wireless sensor

A portable wireless sensor includes a power source, a sensor, a wireless communication circuit and a sensor control circuit obtaining data from the sensor and transmitting the data to outside through the wireless communication circuit, in which the power source includes a secondary battery, a power reception circuit receiving electric power supply in a non-contact manner, and a power source control circuit controlling charging of the secondary battery with the electric power received by the power reception circuit. The wireless sensor includes a standard mode to transmit the data obtained from the sensor to outside through the wireless communication circuit, and a diagnosis mode to diagnose at least one of the secondary battery and the sensor portion in a case where the power reception circuit receives electric power supply in a non-contact manner..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Wireless charging device for wearable electronic device

Systems and methods may provide for wireless charging device of an electronic device powered by a rechargeable battery. The wireless charging device may include a charging station having a charging surface with a power transmitter and a contour that concentrically interfaces with a corresponding contour of an inner surface of the electronic device in a manner that facilitates an initiation of a power charging sequence at the charging surface when the charging station detects an operational coupling between the power transmitter and a power receiver of the electronic device..
Intel Corporation

Wireless power transmission module

A wireless power transmission module is provided. According to an exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure, a wireless power transmission module includes an antenna unit, a magnetic field shielding sheet, and a planar heat radiating plate.
Amosense Co., Ltd.

Lithium battery control circuit and lithium battery charger

A lithium battery control circuit and a lithium battery charger are provided. The lithium battery charger includes the lithium battery control circuit.
Winbond Electronics Corp.

Mobile power source

A mobile power source includes an upper cover, a charging battery, a circuit board, a group of charging input metal contacts and a lower cover. The upper cover and lower cover match to form a mobile power source case, and the charging battery and group of charging input metal contacts are respectively electrically connected to the circuit board.
Shenzhen Laidian Technology Co., Ltd.

Circuits, devices, methods and systems to secure power-up for battery operating devices even with low current chargers and to execute other performances

An electronic power control circuit includes a power conditioner circuit (120, 130) having a charging input line (116), a battery-related line (133) of the power conditioner circuit (120, 130), and a power voltage output line (137); and an anti-crash loop mechanism (170) coupled to the battery-related line (133) and to the power voltage output line (137) of the power conditioner circuit (120, 130), the anti-crash loop mechanism (170) having a control output line (172, pwgood) to be selectively active and inactive in response to voltage levels over time on the battery-related line (133) and on the power voltage output line (137) of the power conditioner circuit (120, 130).. .
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Method and apparatus estimating and controlling battery state

A method of estimating a battery state includes acquiring one or more parameters for estimating a present state of the battery based on a previous state of the battery; acquiring a present usage environment of the battery; and estimating the present state by applying any one or any combination of any two or more of the previous state, the present usage environment, and the acquired one or more parameters to an electrochemical model that is expressed by simplified parameters simplified by either one or both of parameter grouping and partial non-dimensionalising of an electrochemical reaction governing equation of the battery.. .
The Chancellor Masters And Scholars Of The Univers Ity Of Oxford

Cordless power tool system

A cordless power tool system for simultaneously charging a battery and powering a cordless power tool includes a cordless power tool that may be manipulated. A battery is provided and the battery is selectively electrically coupled to the cordless power tool.

Combination electronic cigarette holder and charger

A device for holding and charging an electronic cigarette element is disclosed. The device comprises a housing having a planar surface deposited with adhesive configured for coupling to a flat surface, the housing including a rechargeable battery, a first power port in the housing, the first power port conductively coupled to the rechargeable battery and configured for accepting external power for recharging the rechargeable battery, a tubular element coupled to the housing, the tubular element having a cavity that is configured to accept an electronic cigarette element, and a charging terminal located on the housing such that when the electronic cigarette element is inserted in to the tubular element, one end of the electronic cigarette element contacts the charging terminal, wherein when the electronic cigarette element contacts the charging terminal, the rechargeable battery recharges a battery of the electronic cigarette element..

Portable charging luggage

The current invention is a is a portable charger in a suitcase or luggage case than can charge electronic device on the go. There will be a power station that is attached to a rechargeable power supply like a battery.

Battery pack

A battery pack and a method of inhibiting failure of a battery pack. The battery pack may generally include a housing; a battery cell supported in the housing and electrically connectable to an electrical device, power being transferrable between the battery cell and the electrical device; a resistor supported in the housing and operable to receive current from the battery cell; and an electronic processor configured to detect a failure condition of the battery pack, and, in response to detecting the failure condition of the battery pack, cause the battery cell to discharge through the resistor..
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Failure avoidance for battery packs having overcharge protection circuits

A battery pack is provided for use with a power tool. The battery pack includes a housing and a plurality of battery cells connected in series within the housing, such that an inter-cell node is defined between each pair of adjacent battery cells.
Black & Decker Inc.

Universal power tool battery pack and recharging system

A universal power tool battery pack and recharging system that is selectively connectable to and supportable by a cordless power tool. A battery pack comprises rechargeable lithium-ion battery cells to recharge a power tool battery.

Apparatus and intelligent battery optimization and equalization management system

An intelligent battery optimization management and equalization system that also monitors all cells within a battery, the system will ensure all cells are charged to maximum capacity, discharges the full capacity of each cell, perform equalization of charges between all the cells, manages and monitors each cell within a battery pack, the system further includes a multi-pulse rectifier transformer to efficiently and reliably convert high voltage ac input from power grids to dc voltage to effectively charge electric vehicles, industrial electrical vehicles, electric buses, portable battery packs, and/or battery-operated vehicles,. .

Hybrid power pack

The present disclosure relates to a hybrid power pack. The hybrid power pack includes a first storage component, a second storage component, a battery management system, a cell balancing circuit, a capacitor balancing circuit, a bidirectional switch, a unipolar transistor, an inout port, a first unidirectional switch and a second unidirectional switch.

Charging device, charging control method, electricity storage device, power storage device, power system, and electric vehicle

There is provided a charging device including a charging voltage providing unit configured to provide a maximum charging voltage for an electricity storage unit, wherein the electricity storage unit includes a plurality of battery cells, and wherein the maximum charging voltage satisfies an equation (1) below: maximum charging voltage=total battery voltage+(fully charged voltage−maximum cell voltage)*n (1) wherein n represents a total number of the battery cells connected in series.. .
Sony Corporation

Flexible-grouping current sharing bus sharing charger system

An object of the present invention is to provide a flexible-grouping current sharing method for a bus sharing charger system. By analyzing information of the charger system (including a power distribution unit (pdu) and a charging module), a charging control unit (ccu) automatically distributes a certain amount of pdu and charging modules for serving as a specific charging group to achieve charging operation to a charging object (battery).
Xi'an Tgood Intelligent Charging Technology Co., Ltd.

Portable power supply system

A portable power supply system for providing portable electrical power includes a battery that has a positive terminal and a negative terminal. A box is provided and the battery is positioned in the box.

System for recycling volatile battery sources

The invention is directed to systems and methods for the recycling of lithium ion batteries or the like. The system methods include comminution and destruction of used batteries, controlling the explosive reaction of the battery components during processing, and processing the materials into a suitable form for sampling and recycling..
Recycling Coordinators, Inc.

Cell agnostic battery pack

A cell agnostic battery pack that is capable of receiving sub-modules including lithium-ion cells regardless of form factor type, technology or supplier is described. The battery pack includes a chassis comprising compartments for receiving lithium-ion cells in the form of sub-modules that are connectable in series, parallel or series and parallel, and a battery pack controller.
Schneider Electric It Corporation

Device for detecting battery deformation by means of sensor module and method therefor

Disclosed is a device for detecting battery deformation by a sensor module and a method therefor, comprising a battery module, a circuit board, a fixed base groove, a sensor module and a battery chamber, wherein the former three parts are provided in the battery chamber; the sensor module which forms a protective system with the circuit board is provided in the fixed base groove and located on one side of the fixed base groove near the battery module; the battery module and the sensor module are electrically connected to the circuit board respectively. Once any abnormal deformation of overall or local morphology of the battery module reaches the pre-set threshold, the sensor in the sensor module will be triggered to send a trigger signal, so that the circuit board will stop charging and discharging of the battery module to avoid more serious consequences and protect the product and users' safety..
Shenzhen Sbase Electronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Storage battery management system

Provided is a stable storage battery management system which manages storage battery systems employing the same structure, re-calculates a rating of the storage battery management system when detecting a status change in storage battery system that affects the rating of the storage battery management system, and notifies a higher rank system of the re-calculation result. A storage battery management system includes a plurality of storage battery systems employing the same structure.
Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation

Storage battery control device

A current of a storage battery is appropriately controlled depending on the situation. In a battery controller, a battery information acquiring unit acquires information on the storage battery.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Cell matching across multiple characteristics during battery assembly

For each cell in a plurality of cells, a first cell characteristic and a second cell characteristic are received in order to obtain a plurality of cell characteristics. For each cell in the plurality of cells, a batch compatibility number that is associated with a number of compatible cells that that cell is compatible with is determined based at least in part on the plurality of cell characteristics.
Kitty Hawk Corporation

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes a battery that stores electric power for traveling, a sensor that detects the temperature of the battery, a communication circuitry configured to communicate with a server configured to collect information as to a plurality of vehicles, a temperature adjusting circuitry configured to adjust the temperature of the battery, and a control circuitry configured to control the temperature adjusting circuitry. The information as to the vehicles includes at least an ambient temperature in a surrounding area of each vehicle.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Bus bar structure

Provided is a bus bar structure which may be suitable for reducing an occupied area of a printed circuit board (pcb) by removing a fuse from the pcb in an interconnect board (icb) assembly of a battery pack. According to the present disclosure, the bus bar structure may include: bus bars which face each other and are arranged below the pcb in the icb assembly of the battery pack; and a fuse case between the bus bars, wherein the fuse case includes a fuse wire therein and is configured to bring the fuse wire into contact with the bus bars via at least one end thereof..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Solid state battery fabrication

Embodiments of the invention generally relate to solid state battery structures, such as li-ion batteries, methods of fabrication and tools for fabricating the batteries. One or more electrodes and the separator may each be cast using a green tape approach wherein a mixture of active material, conductive additive, polymer binder and/or solid electrolyte are molded or extruded in a roll to roll or segmented sheet/disk process to make green tape, green disks or green sheets.
Applied Materials, Inc.

All-solid-state lithium battery

Provided is an all-solid-state lithium battery capable of significantly reducing an increase in resistance during repeated use and thereby considerably improving the long-term reliability despite the use of a thick positive electrode plate composed of a sintered body. The all-solid-state lithium battery includes a self-supporting positive electrode plate composed of a sintered body containing a plurality of crystal grains composed of a positive-electrode active material and having a thickness of 20 μm or more, a solid electrolyte layer composed of a lithium-ion conductive material disposed on the positive electrode plate, a lithium-containing negative electrode layer disposed on the solid electrolyte layer, and a positive electrode current collector composed of metal foil having a thickness of from 5 μm to 30 μm, the positive electrode current collector being in unbound contact with the entire surface of a second side of the positive electrode plate remote from the solid electrolyte layer..
Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

All-solid-state secondary battery and producing the same

The present invention provides an all-solid-state secondary battery and a method for producing the same, wherein it is possible to prevent the collapse of a laminate due to a shearing force occurring in the peripheral portion of the laminate when the laminate is pressed, and the occurrence of an internal short circuit can be prevented. The all-solid-state secondary battery includes a laminate and a plate-shaped insulating member both arranged between the positive electrode collector and the negative electrode collector.
Hitachi Zosen Corporation

Partially and fully surface-enabled transition metal ion-exchanging energy storage devices

A surface-enabled, metal ion-exchanging battery device comprising a cathode, an anode, a porous separator, and a metal ion-containing electrolyte, wherein the metal ion is selected from aluminum (al), gallium (ga), indium (in), tin (sn), lead (pb), or bismuth (bi), and at least one of the electrodes contains therein a metal ion source prior to the first charge or discharge cycle of the device and at least the cathode comprises a functional material or nanostructured material having a metal ion-capturing functional group or metal ion-storing surface in direct contact with the electrolyte. This energy storage device has a power density significantly higher than that of a lithium-ion battery and an energy density dramatically higher than that of a supercapacitor..
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Non-aqueous electrolytic solution and lithium battery

A non-aqueous electrolytic solution comprising a non-aqueous solvent and an electrolyte, which further contains a combination of a nitrile compound and an s=o group-containing compound (or a dinitrile compound) in an amount of 0.001 to 10 wt. % imparts improved cycle performance and storage property to a lithium battery, particularly a lithium secondary battery..
Ube Industries, Ltd.

Increasing cycling lifetime of fast-charging lithium ion batteries

Methods, systems and battery modules are provided, which increase the cycling lifetime of fast charging lithium ion batteries. During the formation process, the charging currents are adjusted to optimize the cell formation, possibly according to the characteristics of the formation process itself, and discharge extents are partial and optimized as well, as is the overall structure of the formation process.
Storedot Ltd.

Electrolyte solution and lithium ion secondary battery

An electrolyte solution comprising: a non-aqueous solvent; a lithium salt; at least one fluorine-containing compound selected from the group consisting of a fluorine-containing ether compound represented by formula (1) and a fluorine-containing carbonate compound represented by formula (2); and at least one of an ionic liquid represented by formula (3) and an ionic liquid represented by formula (4).. .
Kosen National Institute Of Technology

Lithium ion secondary battery

Use of a silicon-based material in a negative electrode of a lithium ion secondary battery results in a decrease in discharge capacity and an increase in internal resistance. In order to overcome this, the lithium ion secondary battery according to the present invention is characterized in having a negative electrode comprising a carbon nanotube having a peak between 2600 and 2800 cm−1 in a raman spectrum obtained by raman spectroscopy, a graphite, and a silicon oxide having a composition represented by siox (0<x≤2)..
Nec Corporation

Production negative electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, production negative electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A production method of a negative electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary batteries containing a silicon compound (siox: 0.5≤1.6) that contains li, includes: making a silicon compound into which the lithium has been inserted contact with a solution b containing a polycyclic aromatic compound or a derivative thereof or both thereof (here, the solution b contains one or more kinds selected from an ether-based solvent, a ketone-based solvent, an ester-based solvent, an alcohol-based solvent, and an amine-based solvent as the solvent); and making the silicon compound contact with a solution c (here, the solution c contains one or more kinds selected from an alcohol-based solvent, a carboxylic acid-based solvent, and water as the solvent). Thereby, a production method of a negative electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary batteries is capable of increasing a battery capacity and improving the cycle characteristics..
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

Non-aqueous electrolyte additive, and non-aqueous electrolyte for lithium secondary battery comprising the same and lithium secondary battery

The present invention relates to a non-aqueous electrolyte additive, and a non-aqueous electrolyte for a lithium secondary battery including the same and a lithium secondary battery, and particularly, to a non-aqueous electrolyte additive having a nitrile group and a propargyl group, and a non-aqueous electrolyte for a lithium secondary battery and a lithium secondary battery, which include the non-aqueous electrolyte additive so that capacity and cycle lifespan characteristics at high temperature can be improved.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Lithium-sulfur battery separation film having composite coating layer including polydopamine, manufacturing method therefor, and lithium-sulfur battery comprising same

The present invention relates to a separator for a lithium-sulfur battery having a composite coating layer including polydopamine, and a method for preparing the same, and in particular, to a lithium-sulfur battery suppressing lithium polysulfide elution by using a composite coating layer including polydopamine and a conductive material on one surface of a separator. In the lithium-sulfur battery according to the present invention, a porous structure of polydopamine adsorbs lithium polysulfide eluted from a positive electrode preventing elution and diffusion, and by providing additional electric conductivity, a reaction site of a positive electrode active material is provided, and therefore, battery capacity and life time properties are enhanced..
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

Negative electrode active material including titanium-based composite, preparing the same and lithium secondary battery including the same

The present invention provides a lithium secondary battery, including a positive electrode including a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material, and a separator provided between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, wherein the negative electrode active material may include a titanium-based composite, wherein, when the lithium secondary battery is charged to soc 50 under c-rate conditions of 0.1 to 40 c, the titanium-based composite has a ratio of the peak area of a plane (400) and the peak area of a plane (111) of 0.76 or more in a measured x-ray diffraction spectrum (xrd). Therefore, the present invention may provide a lithium secondary battery having excellent output characteristics and a battery pack in which a bms prediction algorithm is simplified..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Cylindrical battery module

Disclosed herein is a cylindrical battery module that is capable of effectively discharging heat generated from cylindrical battery cells to the outside and that is capable of stably supporting the battery cells. The cylindrical battery module includes an upper plate provided with a plurality of battery holders for receiving and fixing cylindrical battery cells, the battery holders protruding upward from the upper plate by a predetermined height, a lower plate located under the upper plate, the lower plate being provided with a plurality of battery holders for receiving and fixing cylindrical battery cells, the battery holders protruding downward from the lower plate by a predetermined height, and a middle plate and a cooling plate located between the upper plate and the lower plate..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Fuel cell system for vehicle and control method thereof

A fuel cell system for a vehicle includes: a fuel cell; a plurality of loads that consumes power generated by the fuel cell and includes a vehicle driving motor; a secondary battery configured to be charged with excess power when an amount of power generated by the fuel cell is greater than an amount of power consumed by the loads and to discharge shortage power when the amount of power generated by the fuel cell is less than the amount of power consumed by the loads; and a control unit configured to control the amount of power generated by the fuel cell such that an amount of charging-discharging power of the secondary battery is maintained at a predetermined value.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Method and system for controlling energy supply in fuel cell vehicle

A method of controlling energy supply in a fuel cell vehicle includes storing an output current of a fuel cell as a pre-limited current when a cell voltage ratio reaches a minimum cell voltage ratio, setting a limited output current of the fuel cell as the pre-limited current when the cell voltage ratio reaches a hazard cell voltage ratio, connecting first and second high-voltage batteries to a main bus terminal in parallel when the cell voltage ratio reaches the hazard cell voltage ratio, and outputting a supplementary current from the second high-voltage battery by an insufficient amount of the output current of the fuel cell for the pre-limited current, and a system for performing the same.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Preparation bipolar plate for redox flow battery

Disclosed is a method of manufacturing a bipolar plate for a redox flow battery. The method includes (a) mixing epoxy, a curing agent, and a conductive filler to manufacture a mixture, and (b) manufacturing the bipolar plate including a conductive filler composite manufactured by compression-molding the mixture..
Korea Institute Of Industrial Technology

Cathode, lithium air battery including same, and preparation method thereof

An air battery cathode including an organic-inorganic composite material including lyophobic nanopores, the organic-inorganic composite material including a porous metal oxide, and a lyophobic layer on a surface of a pore of the porous metal oxide and having a contact angle of greater than about 90°; and a binder. Also a lithium air battery including the cathode, and a method of manufacture the cathode..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Current collector, electrode plate and battery containing the same, and application thereof

Provided are a current collector, an electrode plate, a battery and an application of the current collector. The current collector includes an insulation layer and a conductive layer.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Lithium secondary battery

A lithium secondary battery has a positive electrode, an electrolyte containing lithium ions, and a negative electrode current collector having a surface on which a lithium metal or a lithium alloy is deposited/dissolved. In the surface of the negative electrode current collector, a group comprising at least one region whose principal crystal plane is a close-packed plane of the crystal structure or an off plane having an off-angle of 20° or less with respect to the close-packed plane occupies the largest area among three or four groups each comprising at least one region having a principal crystal plane three of whose miller indices are each represented by 0 or 1 or an off-plane having an off-angle of 20° or less with respect to the principal crystal plane, the principal crystal plane being different for each of the three or four groups..
Panasonic Corporation

Storage battery electrode, manufacturing method thereof, storage battery, and electronic device

In manufacture of a storage battery electrode containing graphene as a conductive additive, the efficiency of reduction of graphene oxide under mild conditions is increased, and cycle characteristics and rate characteristics of a storage battery are improved. Provided is a manufacturing method of a storage battery electrode.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Conductive material dispersed liquid and lithium secondary battery manufactured using the same

(in equation 1 above, x is a bulk density of the carbon nanotubes, and r is a powder resistance of the carbon nanotubes under a pressure of 10 to 65 mpa.).. .

Binder composition for all-solid-state battery

The present invention includes: a copolymer including alkylene structure units and nitrile-group-containing monomer units; and a carbonate compound and/or an ester compound having a boiling point of 100° c. Or higher and a molecular weight of 550 or less..
Zeon Corporation

Binder composition for secondary battery electrode, conductive material paste composition for secondary battery electrode, slurry composition for secondary battery electrode, electrode for secondary battery, and secondary battery

Provided are a binder composition for a secondary battery electrode that enables favorable dispersion of a conductive material when used in production of a slurry composition for a secondary battery electrode, and a slurry composition for a secondary battery electrode in which a conductive material is favorably dispersed. The binder composition for a secondary battery electrode contains a solvent and a copolymer including an alkylene structural unit and a nitrile group-containing monomer unit.
Zeon Corporation

Polymer coated cathode material, cathode and battery

A polymer coated cathode material not subject to catastrophic failure through local overheating comprises cathode active material particles and a polymer layer. The polymer layer wraps each cathode active material particle.
Xingfox Energy Technology Co., Ltd.

Battery with polyvalent metal anode

A battery having a polyvalent metal as the electrochemically active material in the anode which also includes a solid ionically conductive polymer material.. .
Ionic Materials, Inc.

Negative electrode material for secondary battery, methode for preparing the same, and battery containing the same

The present application relates to a negative electrode material for a secondary battery. The negative electrode material includes an expanded graphite and an organic phase change material intercalated into the expanded graphite.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, which has high energy density and excellent cycle characteristics. A positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries of the present invention is represented by general formula linixcoym(1-x-y)o2 (wherein m represents at least one element selected from among metal elements, 0.3≤x<1.0 and 0<y≤0.5) and is configured of particles, each of which is an aggregate of crystallites.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Lithium secondary battery

A lithium secondary battery having a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator and an electrolyte solution, in which the positive electrode contains a first active material and a second active material each capable of intercalating and deintercalating lithium. The first active material is in the state under which only deintercalation of lithium can be carried out in a battery reaction with the negative electrode immediately after assembly of the lithium secondary battery, and the second active material is in the state under which lithium can be intercalated in the battery reaction with the negative electrode immediately after assembly of the lithium secondary battery.
3dom Inc.

Preparation positive electrode material for secondary battery

Disclosed is a method of preparing a cathode electrode material for a secondary battery, including a hydrate precursor preparation step of preparing a manganese phosphate hydrate precursor using a coprecipitation process, a synthetic powder preparation step of preparing a synthetic powder by mixing the manganese phosphate hydrate precursor in a powder form with lithium phosphate and carbon, an oxide material powder preparation step of preparing a lithium manganese phosphate oxide material powder by milling and annealing the synthetic powder, a composite powder preparation step of preparing a composite powder by mixing the lithium manganese phosphate oxide material powder with a li2mno3-based cathode material, and a slurry preparation step of preparing a slurry by mixing the composite powder with a conductor and a binder.. .
Korea Institute Of Industrial Technology

Lithium ion batteries with supplemental lithium

Supplemental lithium can be used to stabilize lithium ion batteries with lithium rich metal oxides as the positive electrode active material. Dramatic improvements in the specific capacity at long cycling have been obtained.
Zenlabs Energy, Inc.

Processes to fabricate porous silicon and its use as feedstock for secondary battery electrodes

Provided are processes to form microporous silicon useful as mi active material in an electrode of an electrochemical cell the processes including subjecting a mixture of silicon oxide and a metal reducing agent, optionally aluminum, to mechanical milling to form mechanically activated silicon oxide/aluminium, thermally treating the silicon oxide/aluminium to reduce the silicon oxide and form si/al2o3 and removing at least a portion of the alumina from the si to form a microporous silicon. The resulting electrochemically active microporous silicon is also provided with residual alumina present at 15% by weight or less that demonstrates excellent cycle life and safety..
Navitas Systems, Llc

Method for reducing residual water content in battery material

A method for reducing residual water content in a battery material includes placing the battery material having residual water adsorbed therein in a channel substantially sealed from an ambient environment. A gaseous mixture is caused to flow through the battery material in the channel.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Methods of reducing occurrences of short circuits and/or lithium plating in batteries

An example method of reducing short circuits from occurring in a battery can include providing a current collector coated with a safety layer. The method can include providing an electrochemically active material film on the safety layer such that the safety layer is configured to reduce exposure of the current collector to an opposing electrode.
Enevate Corporation

Distribution and processing of battery electrode slurry and similar suspensions

The occurrence of separation or reaggregation is suppressed in a suspension such as a battery electrode slurry. A battery electrode slurry distributing apparatus includes: a circulation pipe via which a positive electrode slurry is to be circulated; and a control unit that controls the supply of the positive electrode slurry to each of coaters.
Eliiy Power Co., Ltd.

Lithium ion battery electrolyte elimination method

The present invention comprises steps of forming an opening portion in a battery case; aspirating an electrolyte solution from the interior of the battery case through the opening portion and into a sealed and depressurized electrolyte solution recovery trap; injecting a solvent containing no electrolyte from a solvent tank through the opening portion, and into the battery case; and aspirating a mixed solution from the interior of the battery case through the opening portion and into the sealed and depressurized electrolyte solution recovery trap. By performing the above-mentioned process, battery constitutive members including the battery case can be disassembled and recovered efficiently in large quantities..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Electrolyte impregnation apparatus

The present invention relates to an electrolyte impregnation apparatus comprising: a pressing unit comprising a pressing plate that presses a battery cell in which an electrode assembly and an electrolyte are accommodated; and an ultrasonic vibration unit installed to a portion or the whole of the pressing plate to apply ultrasonic vibration to the battery cell.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Circuit board and battery connection module

A circuit board and a battery connection module are provided. The circuit board has an insulating substrate and a plurality of circuit traces provided thereto.
Molex, Llc

Pouch-typed battery cell comprising electrode lead having current breaking function

A battery cell includes an electrode assembly and a battery case. The electrode assembly includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Cap assembly for cylindrical secondary battery comprising current interrupt device coated with insulating material on outer circumference surface

Disclosed herein is a cap assembly loaded on an open upper end of a metal battery can of a cylindrical secondary battery. The cap assembly includes a top cap located at the uppermost end of the cap assembly to constitute a positive electrode terminal having an outward protruding structure, a safety vent located under the top cap and electrically connected to the top cap via a safety vent for discharging gas, a current interrupt device configured such that a portion of the upper surface of the current interrupt device is connected to the safety vent and a portion of the lower surface of the current interrupt device is connected to an electrode lead of an electrode assembly, the portion of the current interrupt device connected to the safety vent being configured to rupture when high pressure is generated in the battery, whereby the current interrupt device is separated from the safety vent to interrupt the flow of current, and a current interrupt device (cid) gasket coupled to the current interrupt device so as to wrap an outer circumferential part of the current interrupt device excluding portions of the current interrupt device that are connected to electrode tabs and the safety vent in order to secure the electrical insulation property of the current interrupt device, wherein an insulative coating layer made of an electrically insulative material is formed on the outer circumferential part of the current interrupt device..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery backup cover system

A battery backup unit (bbu) system and apparatus is provided for securing and communicating with a bbu for use with optical network terminals (onts) and/or residential gateways. In various aspects, the bbu system includes a battery enclosure that is configured to eliminate the unintentional reversal of the polarity for a battery enclosed therein.
Espi Llc

Conductive member module and battery pack

A conductive member module includes a flat cable that includes a plurality of conductors and an insulating coating covering the conductors, a distal end part of each of the conductors being exposed from the coating, and a plurality of conductive members each of which includes a plate-shaped main body and a conductor holding part, the main body being connected to a portion of each of the conductors exposed from the coating by welding, the conductor holding part being separated from the main body at other sides except for one side connected to the main body by cutting in the main body and being folded back toward the main body to hold a portion of each conductor closer to a base end side than a part welded to the main body, the conductive members being continuously arranged along an extending direction of the flat cable.. .
Yazaki Corporation

Electrode assembly and polymer secondary battery cell including the same

An electrode assembly includes a cell stack part having a structure of steps obtained by stacking at least two groups of radical units having different sizes or having different geometric shapes according to the size or the geometric shapes. The radical unit has a combined structure into one body by alternately disposing same number of electrodes and separators, and each step of the cell stack part has a structure in which one kind of radical units is disposed once or repeatedly, or a structure in which at least two kinds of radical units are disposed.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Vent housing for advanced batteries

A system includes a vent housing configured to be installed on a lower housing of a battery module at a first side of the vent housing. The vent housing has a main body having an opening on a second side of the vent housing and an internal chamber coupled to the opening.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Tray for activating battery cell comprising elastic member

The present disclosure provides a battery cell activation tray which is an activation tray configured to accommodate battery cells during an activation process of the battery cells and has a structure including a base plate having a plate-type structure in which a plurality of battery cells are located on an upper surface thereof and a supporting portion of a partition wall structure protruding at one end in an upper surface direction, a plurality of jigs located on the upper surface of the base plate and separated from each other at a predetermined interval, and one or more elastic members mounted on the jigs to adjust separation distances between the jigs by elasticity, at both of opposite outer peripheral portions.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery pack

A battery pack, a method of heating a battery cell and an electrical combination. The battery pack may include a housing; a battery cell; a heating element operable to provide heat to the battery cell; a temperature sensing device operable to sense a temperature of an interior of the battery pack; a heating switch operable to control whether power is provided to the heating element; and an electronic processor configured to receive a signal from the temperature sensing device, the signal indicating the temperature of the interior of the battery pack, determine that the temperature of the interior of the battery pack is less than a predetermined temperature threshold, and in response to determining that the temperature of the interior of the battery pack is less than the predetermined temperature threshold, close the heating switch to provide power to the heating element..
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Top loading battery holder

A top loading battery holder that is arranged in direct contact with a surface (e.g., circuit board) to allow for a battery to be arranged directly within the holder and in electrical contact with the surface. The battery holder can include a housing that is configured to at least substantially surround a battery that is arranged therein and a plurality of a flanges and/or protrusions that are configured to extend inwardly from the housing to aid in securing the battery within the housing..
Memory Protection Devices, Inc.

Anti-explosive easy-to-dissemble safe adhesive tape and manufacturing method thereof

The invention discloses an anti-explosive easy-to-disassemble safe adhesive tape and a manufacturing method thereof. The adhesive tape comprises a flame-retardant, current-conducting, heat-conducting and heat-expansion pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, a flame-retardant, current-conducting, heat-conducting and extensible viscosity-losing layer, a flame-retardant, current-conducting, heat-conducting and heat-expansion pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, and a release material layer which are overlapped in sequence.
Shenzhen Meixin Electronics Co., Ltd.

Basketball with piezo elements to produce charging current

A basketball that uses compression or decompression of piezo elements to produce current that charges a rechargeable battery in the basketball. The current is generated by the piezo elements that are placed between an inner shell and an outer shell of the basketball so that the bouncing of the basketball creates current to charge the battery.

Energy harvesting device

An energy harvesting device uses quantum dot layers or nanowires to generate an electrical potential between first and second electrodes. The device enables thermal energy generated from a heat source to be used in a battery to power a device..
Soochow University

Integrated connector having sense and switching conductors for a relay used in a battery module

Relays having internal connections on both sides of their switches may be used in conjunction with a connector that integrates both the normal relay switch control lines with the sensing conductors of a control module for a battery module of an energy storage device. In this manner, sensing conductors may be routed along with the switch control lines for the relay instead of separately as described above.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Portable programmable display and control module

A portable programmable display and control module which serves as a basic light switch and a digital custom light switch display. The control module can be removed from the electrical box when power fails to provide for an emergency flashlight.

Building energy storage system with multiple demand charge cost optimization

An energy storage system includes a battery and an energy storage controller. The battery is configured to store electrical energy purchased from a utility and to discharge the stored electrical energy for use in satisfying a building energy load.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Selective processor wake-up in an electronic device

Selective processor wake-up in an electronic device is provided. In one aspect, a master circuit in an electronic device is communicatively coupled to a data bus that includes a primary data line and a plurality of secondary data lines preconfigured to identify a plurality of processors in the electronic device, respectively.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Touch input device for detecting touch pressure

According to one embodiment, a touch input device includes a pressure detection module for detecting the touch pressure, and a reference potential layer provided under the pressure detection module. The reference potential layer is composed of at least one of a battery having a conductive material and a can receiving other components.
Hideep Inc.

Information processing apparatus, device, information processing system, information processing method, and information processing program

To prolong the life of the battery of a device and reduce the labor of replacing the battery of the device, as compared with a conventional technique, an information processing apparatus includes a receiver that receives, from the device, device information including information acquired by the device and remaining capacity information indicating a battery remaining capacity of the device, and a period setting unit that sets, if the receiver receives the device information, a temporary storage period of the acquired information in a temporary storage unit based on the remaining capacity information included in the device information. Alternatively, an information processing apparatus includes a receiver that receives, from a device for converting acquired information into a transmission signal and transmitting the transmission signal, the transmission signal, a battery remaining capacity calculator that calculates, based on the transmission signal, a remaining capacity of a battery for driving the device, and a period setting unit that sets a temporary storage period of the acquired information in a temporary storage unit based on remaining capacity information indicating the remaining capacity of the battery..
Nec Corporation

Protective case for use with a mobile device

A protective case for use with a mobile device is provided. The protective case includes an attachment device that is configured to couple to one of a handle assembly, a battery source, and a fascia plate when a void is provided on the protective case.

Building energy storage system with peak load contribution cost optimization

An energy storage system for a building includes a battery and an energy storage controller. The battery is configured to store electrical energy purchased from a utility and to discharge stored electrical energy for use in satisfying a building energy load.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Virtual reality system

A virtual reality system including an eyewear piece, handheld controller, and charging station. The eyewear piece includes an sd card slot and a plurality of lights.

Lithium-ion battery safety monitoring

Method and system for monitoring the safety of a rechargeable li-ion battery (lib). An initial electrical state of the lib is determined and altered by application or removal of dc electrical stimulus to trigger a time-varying response.
Algolion Ltd.

Voltage detecting circuit, abnormality detector, and battery system

A voltage detection circuit includes a first terminal for connecting to one end of a first voltage detection line through a first resistor, the first voltage detection line having another end connected to a cathode or an anode of a first individual battery; a second terminal for connecting to the one end of the first voltage detection line without the first resistor; a first current generating circuit connected to the first terminal; and a voltage detector which detects a voltage of the first terminal and a voltage of the second terminal. The voltage detector includes at least one first ad converter connected to the first terminal, and at least one second ad converter connected to the second terminal..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Body board with led light rope, flexible solar panel and molded channels.

This invention is directed toward a body board, used for riding ocean waves, which has one or more removable led light ropes disposed in one or more channels that have been molded into the top, bottom, or sides of the body board. The channels are removably covered with a water-resistant covering that can be opened to remove or exchange the led lights.

Renewable energy system having a distributed energy storage systems and photovoltaic cogeneration

A renewable energy system has a plurality of turbine separately connected to a line so as to form a turbine string, a plurality of turbine transformers separately and respectively connected to the plurality of turbines, a plurality of energy storage systems separately and respectively connected to the plurality of turbine transformers so as to store energy from the turbines, and a distribution transformer connected to the turbine strings so as to raise a voltage from the turbine strings to a grid voltage. The plurality of turbines are wind power turbine systems.

Engine starter attachments for drill/driver gun

A specialty nut and specialty ratchet driver device used to start an internal combustion engine, each with an integrated one direction clutch, designed to be an attachment for a commercially available battery operated drill/driver gun. In the case of the specialty nut, it is screwed onto the crank shaft of a small internal combustion engine with the integrated one direction clutch pointing outward.
Skunk Works, Llc

Motorized ladder leveler

A ladder leveler features at least one linear actuator with a respective electric motor operable to drive extension and retraction of an output shaft of the actuator, a distal end of which carries a respective ground foot. Each actuator is attached or attachable to a respective side rail of the ladder in a position placing the respective foot proximate a lower end of the side rail when in a retracted position.

Electric line striper with inverter

A line striper includes a frame supported by a plurality of wheels, a spray gun supported by the frame and positioned for ground spraying, a pump for supplying line striping fluid to the spray gun, the pump supported by the frame, an electric motor for driving the pump, the motor supported by the frame, a motor control attached to the motor and electrically connected to the motor, an inverter electrically connected to the motor control, the inverter supported by the frame, a first battery electrically connected to the inverter, the first battery supported by the frame, and a power switch electrically connected to the inverter, the motor control, and the first battery, the power switch supported by the frame.. .
Graco Minnesota Inc.

Lithium-ion battery charging system for a battery powered elevator system

An elevator system includes at least one lithium-ion battery, a temperature sensor (56, 57) operatively coupled to the at least one lithium-ion battery (44), and a lithium-ion battery charging system (50) including a controller (30) having a central processing unit (cpu) (36) interconnected functionally via a system bus to the at least one lithium-ion battery (44) and the temperature sensor (56, 57). The controller (30) further includes at least one memory (38) device thereupon stored a set of instructions which, when executed by the cpu, causes the lithium-ion battery charging system (50) to determine an expected run mode for the elevator system, sense a temperature of the lithium-ion battery (44) through the temperature sensor (56, 57) establishing a sensed temperature, and establish a state of charge (soc) for the lithium-ion battery based on the sensed temperature and expected run mode of the elevator system..
Otis Elevator Company

Vertical lift by series hybrid-propulsion

A hybrid-electric aerial vehicle is disclosed comprising: an airframe; a plurality of longitudinal booms extending radially from the airframe; a passively charged internal combustion engine operatively coupled with a fuel tank, a generator operatively coupled with the passively charged internal combustion engine; a battery bank operatively coupled with the generator; and a plurality of motors. The passively charged internal combustion engine has an intake engine valve, an exhaust engine valve, and a combustion chamber, wherein the intake engine valve is delayed to provide an expansion ratio in the combustion chamber that is greater than a compression ratio in the combustion chamber.
Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation

Bicycle system

The field of the invention relates to bicycle systems, especially to bicycle systems adapted for use with smartphones, to smartphones configured for use with bicycle systems, and to methods and to computer software for use with such bicycle systems or smartphones, and to servers configured to communicate with such bicycle systems or smartphones. According to a first aspect of the invention, there is provided a bicycle system including a bicycle, the bicycle system including a processor integral to the bicycle, the bicycle system further including a battery integral to the bicycle, wherein the processor is powerable by the battery, the bicycle system including a smartphone holder configurable to receive a smartphone and to connect the smartphone to the processor, wherein in use the smartphone holder is attachable to, and detachable from, the smartphone.
Product Development Technologies, Llc

Power capture during a line lock event

A vehicle includes a powertrain configured to transfer energy to a tire and including both an engine and an electric machine. The vehicle also includes a controller configured to charge a traction battery with torque captured by the electric machine in excess of torque required to maintain the departure.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Engine stop-start auxiliary battery disconnect detection

A system for controlling an automatic engine stop-start system of a vehicle includes a controller, an engine configured to be automatically stopped and started in response to a signal from the controller, a primary power source electrically coupled to the controller, and an auxiliary power source electrically coupled to the controller. A power control relay is electrically connected between the primary power source and the auxiliary power source and is configured to be selectively activated to isolate the auxiliary power source from the primary power source such that only the auxiliary power source is configured to supply power to the controller.

Auxiliary vehicle lighting control system

An auxiliary vehicle lighting system is provided for use in a vehicle having an engine and an electrical system. The system has at least one auxiliary vehicle light; a control hub, connected to the vehicle electrical system and to each auxiliary vehicle light; and a system shut down function or program, connected to the control hub and configured to de-energize the auxiliary lighting system.
Hopkins Manufacturing Corporation

Vehicle battery recharge controller based on a gassing rate

Method and apparatus are disclosed for a vehicle battery recharge controller based on a gassing rate. An example vehicle includes a battery with a gassing sensor and a body control module with a battery management controller.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

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.. .
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Battery management system

Vehicle battery management systems (bms) and methods are described, in which the output of a vehicle battery is reduced by activating a shutdown mode. A bms may be configured to start a timer when the vehicle is turned off, e.g.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Integrated wireless power transfer system

A charging system includes an inverter configured to receive rectified mains line voltage and current to power a primary coil to induce charge current in a secondary coil of a vehicle. The charging system also includes a controller configured to alter a switching frequency of the inverter based on charge voltage data from the vehicle to cause the inverter to operate to drive a voltage of an energy storage capacitor of a battery charger of the vehicle toward a constant value..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery module, battery pack comprising battery module, and vehicle comprising battery pack

Disclosed is a battery module, which includes a plurality of battery cells stacked on one another and respectively having electrode leads protruding on at least one side thereof, and a bus bar assembly configured to electrically connect the electrode leads of the plurality of battery cells and having at least one lead slot through which electrode leads of two battery cells adjacent to each other pass in common.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery pack

Disclosed is a battery pack that is mountable in a vehicle. The battery pack includes a plurality of battery modules, and a battery case that accommodates the battery modules.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Structural enhancements of an electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes a chassis frame and a battery pack disposed below and engaged to the chassis frame. The chassis frame includes a first cross member, and the battery pack includes a support structure having a first cross component.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Structural enhancements of an electric vehicle

An electric vehicle includes a bushing mount and a battery pack having a support structure engaged to the bushing mount.. .
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Suspension system

The invention detects at least either one of a supply fault and a ground fault distinctively from a disconnection. A compressor relay 22 is placed between a battery 21 and an air compressor module 5.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Tire pressure monitoring system emulation device and method

A wireless tire pressure monitoring system (tpms) emulation device for a vehicle and a method of activating the device. The device has a memory, a microcontroller, a radio frequency transmitter, a trigger, an actuator and a power supply.
Fz Engineering Inc.

3d printing pen and power supply unit thereof

A 3d printing pen and power supply unit is provided. The 3d printing pen includes a printing pen body.
Shenzhen Soyanpower New Energy Co., Ltd.

Protective shell of a tool battery

A protective shell of a tool battery for a hand-held tool battery having a tool battery housing is disclosed. The protective shell of the tool battery is formed in a sandwich construction with an outer shell and an intermediate layer acting as a damping layer.
Hilti Aktiengesellschaft

Battery-operated portable power tool having a motor axis and a working axis

A battery-operated grinder, in particular an angle grinder, includes an electronically commutated electric motor and a working shaft. The electric motor is configured to act on a motor shaft.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Battery case sealing method and a sealed battery manufacturing method

In a battery case sealing method, a lid is fitted to an opening of a battery case, and then a side wall on an inner side of the battery case and a side surface of the lid are brought into contact with each other. The side wall forms the opening.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Pressure producing device with a portable power source

A compression device that includes a motor, portable power source, and a housing to hold the motor and portable power source. The compression device compresses and releases fluids such as air or water.

Operation system, game system, and game controller capable of identifying connected device with simplified scheme

An example connected device includes a first battery for supplying electric power to a game controller, a first terminal electrically connected to the game controller, and a resistor connected to the first terminal. The game controller includes a controlled component, a second battery for supplying electric power to the controlled component, a second terminal electrically connected to the connected device, a voltage detecting circuit detecting a voltage value in accordance with a current which flows through the resistor when the first terminal and the second terminal are connected to each other, and a control circuit.
Nintendo Co., Ltd.

Electric skateboard

Embodiments relate to a motorized skateboard. Embodiments allow users to utilize a power supply, such as a rechargeable battery pack, that is remote with respect to the skateboard.
Redrock Boardshop, Llc

Process and system for iontophoretic wrinkle reduction

A method and related systems and apparatuses for wrinkle reduction. The method includes the steps of positioning and applying a patch to skin of a consumer and adhesively securing the patch to the skin.
University Medical Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Electromagnetic signal-based infusion pump control

A user-wearable infusion pump system includes an inductively or otherwise wirelessly chargeable battery and at least one button. Activation of the at least one button when not in the presence of an inductive charging signal can enable and/or initiate a first function or operation and activation of the at least one button in the presence of an inductive charging signal can enable and/or initiate a different, second function or operation.
Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc.

Patch-sized fluid delivery systems and methods

A patch-sized fluid delivery device may include a reusable portion and a disposable portion. The disposable portion may include components that come into contact with the fluid, while the reusable portion may include only components that do not come into contact with the fluid.
Deka Products Limited Partnership

Ventricular assist device

A ventricular assist device for use in a human recipient includes a housing within which a series pair of turbine pump segments are operative. The series pair of turbine pump segments provides a redundancy in turn enhances the safety factor provided by the ventricular assist device.

Redundant-impeller artificial heart

An artificial heart for use in a human recipient includes a housing within which a quartet of turbine pump segments are operative. The quartet of turbine pump segments is configured to provide a pair of redundant input and output turbine pump segment pairs each input and output pair being coupled by a curved passage providing a redundancy which, in turn, enhances the safety factor provided by the artificial heart.

Information processing device, information processing method, and program

The present technology relates to an information processing device, an information processing method, and a program for enabling continuous measurement of information in a body. The information processing device includes: a light emitting unit that emits light of a predetermined wavelength; an imaging unit that captures reflected light from an object; an analysis unit that analyzes an image captured by the imaging unit; a storage unit that stores an analysis result analyzed by the analysis unit; a communication unit that transmits the analysis result stored in the storage unit to another device; and a battery unit that generates and stores power to supply electric power to each unit, and the information processing device is embedded in a body to operate.
Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation

Electronic smoking device with data exchange features

The present disclosure relates to systems and assemblies for data exchange related to an electronic smoking device and use thereof. A pack for an electronic smoking device comprises: a rechargeable battery for powering the pack; a power interface configured to receive electric power from an external power source to charge the rechargeable battery; a communication interface configured to exchange data with a first external device or network; and a smoking device connector configured to engage the electronic smoking device and provide electric power to the electronic smoking device..
Fontem Holdings 4 B.v.

Electronic vaping device

In one embodiment, the electronic vaping device includes a cartridge and a battery section. The cartridge and the battery section are connectable so as to define an air inlet between a portion of the cartridge and a portion of the battery section..
Altria Client Services Llc

Apparatus for food degreasing/warming

Additionally, the present invention utilizes battery power to provide power to the heating source and vibrator means, which allows the present invention to be truly portable and not reliant upon a traditional ac source thus allowing the present invention to be used at picnics, campouts, etc.. .

Zero turn radius mower controls

A zero turn radius (ztr) mower that includes an electric powertrain. The electric powertrain of the ztr mower includes one or more electric storage batteries, a plurality of electric wheel drive motors that each drives one of the rear wheels of the ztr mower and a plurality of electric blade motors that each drives one of the plurality of cutting blades mounted to a mower deck.
Briggs & Stratton Corporation

Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

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Lg Chem, Ltd.

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Maxell Holdings, Ltd.

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Lg Chem, Ltd.

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Renewable Energy Dynamics Technology Ltd

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Tatung Fine Chemicals Co.

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Industrial Technology Research Institute

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Reducing intermodulation distortion in a radio frequency circuit

Embodiments of the disclosure relate to reducing intermodulation distortion (imd) in a radio frequency (rf) circuit. In examples discussed herein, the rf circuit operates in an uplink carrier aggregation (ulca) mode to transmit an rf uplink signal simultaneously in a first uplink band and a second transmit band.
Qorvo Us, Inc.

Map based beacon management

Once a proximity beacon is installed within a venue, mobile devices receive signals transmitted by the proximity beacon. These mobile devices then report their own locations to an application server.
Blazer And Flip Flops, Inc. Dba The Experience Engine

Multiple pdn connections over untrusted wlan access

Embodiments of this invention relates to methods, and apparatus for establishing additional simultaneous packet data network, pdn, connections between a user equipment, ue, and the evolved packet core network, epc, over an untrusted wifi network. The ue is attached to the epc through a security gateway over a first pdn connection over which the ue is authenticated and has established an ike security association, sa and a first ipsec sa.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Energy storage device for wireless environmental applications

Systems and methods are described for receiving wireless power and providing wired power. In some embodiments, a wirelessly chargeable battery apparatus comprises a housing and one or more antennas situated within the housing.
Ossia Inc.

Charge level communications for wireless power transfer

A signal generator generates an electrical signal that is sent to an amplifier, which increases the power of the signal using power from a power source. The amplified signal is fed to a sender transducer to generate ultrasonic waves that can be focused and sent to a receiver.
Ubeam Inc.

Uninterruptible power supply

An uninterruptible power supply includes an ac input terminal (t1) to receive ac power from a commercial ac power source (11), a battery terminal (t2) connected to a battery (12), first and second ac output terminals (t3, t4) connected to first and second loads (13, 14), respectively, a first uninterruptible power source (1-3) to supply ac power to the first load (13) on a full-time inverter feeding system, and a second uninterruptible power source (4-6) to supply ac power to the second load (14) on a full-time commercial feeding system.. .
Toshiba Mitsubishi-electric Industrial Systems Corporation

Optical charging system with integrated sensor and power receiver

Embodiments of the disclosure can provide an optical charging system with an integrated sensor and power receiver. An electronic device (e.g., a wearable) can include an optical sensor for performing photometric measurements.
Analog Devices Global

Active battery management system

A method for charging a battery cell includes first transferring of energy from a power source to a plurality of capacitive regions in the battery cell followed by transferring of charge stored in the plurality of capacitive regions of the battery cell into at least an electrolytic mixture that comprises the battery cell and electrodes immersed in the electrolyte mixture. The capacitive regions in the battery cell comprise capacitive double layers between the electrolyte mixture and particles of active material that comprise the battery cell.
Gbatteries Energy Canada Inc.

Battery switching system

A battery switching system for a vehicle controls a first battery device and a second battery device, which provide power to a vehicular load. The system includes multiple switch circuits and a battery control module.
Denso International America, Inc.

Charging apparatus

In order to provide a charging apparatus for efficiently cooling a battery pack, the charging apparatus comprises: a case 2 having a bottom portion, an upper portion opposite to the bottom portion, and a side portion coupling the bottom portion and the upper portion; a plurality of fans 5 and 6 provided in the case, the plurality of fans being arranged along the side portion; and a charging circuit portion 4 provided in the case and configured to charge a battery pack, the charging circuit having a heat-producing element that produces heat in connection with charging of the battery pack 3.. .
Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd.

Circuit for controlling power output from battery pack and battery pack

A portable communication device, according to various embodiments of the present disclosure, may include: a battery pack; a power dissipation element disposed outside the battery pack; a detecting circuit configured to detect the state of the battery pack; and at least one of first switches that are connected to the battery pack and the detecting circuit, wherein the detecting circuit is configured to control at least one of the first switches to: electrically disconnect the power dissipation element from the battery pack when the state of the battery pack does not satisfy a specified condition; and electrically connect the power dissipation element to the battery pack when the state of the battery pack satisfies the specified condition.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Battery pack and protection the battery pack

A battery pack and a protection method of the battery pack are provided. The battery pack includes a battery including battery cells, a balancing unit for balancing voltages between the battery cells, a first switch on a high-current path of the battery, and a battery management unit for monitoring a voltage, a temperature, and a current of the battery, for applying a control signal for turning off the first switch, and for operating the balancing unit when the first switch is not turned off in response to the control signal..
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

System and battery pack

A battery pack includes an arrangement of battery cells organized in battery groups connected in series, with each group having one or more battery units connected in parallel, and each battery unit comprising one or more series-connected battery cells connected to a battery switch. Charging of the battery pack uses pulse charging.
Gbatteries Energy Canada Inc.

Un-interruptible power supply with voltage-balancing state detection of batteries

A ups with voltage-balancing state detection of batteries includes a processor, a voltage measurement module, a voltage control module, a battery pack and a display unit. Each of the voltage measurement module and the voltage control module is connected to the processor and the battery pack.
Cyber Power Systems Inc.

Charger device for battery supported power supplies

A charger device comprises a sensor which is configured to measure a differential current as a difference between a first current through a first battery portion of a battery and a second current through a second battery portion of the battery. The sensor is configured to provide a current difference signal based on the measured differential current.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Battery balancing circuit

The invention relates to an active battery balancing circuit comprising: a first battery unit; at least one further battery unit; separate bi-directional dc-ac voltage convertors connected to each battery unit for converting dc to ac in a first direction, and vice versa in the opposite direction; an ac balancing bus connecting each voltage convertor and a control microprocessor; wherein said balancing circuit is configured to a) provide excess dc current flow from a battery unit to one of said bidirectional voltage convertors; b) convert said excess dc current to ac current and provide this to said ac balancing bus; c) provide said excess ac current in said ac balancing bus to one of said bidirectional voltage convertors; d) convert said excess ac current to dc current using said bi-directional voltage convertor and return said converted dc current to a battery unit that requires additional charge.. .
Lyra Electronics Limited

Battery module and method performed therein

A battery module comprises charging for connecting the battery module to a power source, a battery cell arrangement, and a dc-to-dc converter. A first terminal of the battery cell arrangement is connected to a first charging terminal.
Incell International Ab

Charging system on constant current mode and method thereof

A charging method on constant current mode includes communicating with a rechargeable battery by a central control module to obtain a first current and a first voltage required to charge the rechargeable battery; receiving a first current output instruction and a first voltage output instruction by first and second charging modules; outputting a second voltage and a second current to the rechargeable battery and transmitting an output value of the second voltage and an output value of the second current to the central control module by the first charging module; and when the central control module detects that difference between the output value of the second voltage and the first voltage is smaller than a predetermined voltage value, transmitting a fourth current output instruction, in which a fourth current equals the first current minus a predetermined current value, to the first charging module by the central control module.. .
Phihong Technology Co., Ltd.

Charging system

A charging system for charging a battery is disclosed. The charging system includes a first light emitting diode (led), a second led, a power conversion module, and a charge control module.
Chicony Power Technology Co., Ltd.

Charging beacon and system

A charging beacon and system is disclosed. The system comprises one or more charging beacons comprised of one or more interactive charging devices that wirelessly broadcast signals, repeatedly at regular time intervals.
Griffin Technology, Llc

Power generation facility and power generation control device

A power generation facility 10 includes a power generation system 30, a storage battery system 40, and an in-facility electric wire 21. The power generation facility 10 causes the storage battery system 40 to be charged with some of power supplied by the power generation system 30 to the in-facility electric wire 21 so that change per control cycle in the power supplied to a power system is within a stipulated proportion of rated output of the power generation facility 10.
Toshiba Mitsubishi-electric Industrial System Corporation

Large capacity battery system for power system frequency regulation and large capacity battery operation method

The present invention relates to a large capacity battery system for managing a large capacity battery used for power system frequency regulation and a large capacity battery operation method. A method for operating a large capacity battery used for power system frequency regulation in a large capacity battery system for managing the large capacity battery according to the present invention comprises the steps of: calculating an estimated frequency regulation signal for the next day using history information of past frequency regulation signals; calculating a bidding capacity and a basic value for the large capacity battery, matched to the estimated frequency regulation signal; determining an operation plan using the calculated bidding capacity and basic value; bidding the bidding capacity and basic value for the large capacity battery according to the operation plan on the day-ahead frequency regulation market; and when the bidding of the bidding capacity and basic value for the large capacity battery has been successful on the day-ahead frequency regulation market, receiving a frequency regulation signal from the real-time frequency regulation market and storing the same, and operating the large capacity battery according to the received frequency regulation signal..
Hyosung Corporation

Portable tower with electrical outlets

A portable tower with electrical capability includes a housing with base, central, and upper housing portions, and with electrical power and/or data outlets including at least one outlet at either or both of the upper and lower housing portions. The central housing portion projects upwardly from the base housing portion and supports the upper housing portion at an elevated position spaced above the base housing portion.

Drape-over article with electrical outlets

A drape-over article for furniture includes a flexible or rigid body that has an inverted u-shape, or is capable of assuming an inverted u-shape. The body has downwardly-extending inner and outer arm portions spaced apart from one another, and a central bight portion that forms an upper region of the body.

Heat releasing composite and water cooling battery system including the same

A heat releasing composite which is a heat releasing interface material inserted between battery cells and a cooling channel, comprising at least one of an elastomer layer including elastomer and white oil; a filler layer including a thermally conductive filler; and an insulating layer.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Water-cooled battery module of electric vehicle

A water-cooled battery module of an electric vehicle is provided. According to the water-cooled battery module, cooling efficiency between a heat exchange pad and battery cells is enhanced since the heat exchange pad through which a cooling medium flows is made of a material having high heat transfer efficiency.
Kia Motors Corporation

Battery system housing with integrated cooling pipe

A battery pack for an electric vehicle is disclosed. The battery pack includes an upper tray, a first busbar attached to the upper tray, a lower tray, and a second busbar attached to the lower tray.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Battery system

A battery system that includes a battery cell. The battery cell includes a proximal end and a distal end, where the proximal end is both a positive terminal and a negative terminal.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Battery pack and battery pack system

A battery pack and a battery pack system are provided. The battery pack includes a battery box and a battery module.
Microvast Power Systems Co., Ltd.

Battery module and electronic device including the same

Provided is a battery module and an electronic device, the battery module including a first battery, a second battery, a correcting element unit, and a battery controller, wherein the first battery includes a first internal resistance and provides a first current, the second battery is connected to the first battery, includes a second internal resistance and provides a second current, the correction element unit is connected to the first battery or the second battery and includes a variable resistor or a current source, the battery controller controls the correction element unit such that the first current is identical to the second current on a basis of a difference between values of the first internal resistance and the second internal resistance, and therefore performances of the first battery and the second battery are prevented from being deteriorated.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Instit Ute

System and cell-specific control of three-terminal cells

A system and method are described permitting a sophisticated control of a battery composed of a multiplicity of three-terminal electrochemical cells. Each cell has first and second terminals, connected with respective electrodes, one of which is a positive terminal and one of which is a negative terminal.
Sendyne Corporation

Stacked, rolled-electrode battery cell with y-axis bending

A rolled-electrode battery cell includes multiple, stacked electrode rolls that are stacked along a stacking axis. Each of the electrode rolls has its electrode tabs bonded to an end of the electrodes, so that the electrode tabs extend from the ends of the electrodes along the winding direction of the electrodes.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Electrolyte additives for electrochemical devices

A system and method for stabilizing electrodes against dissolution and/or hydrolysis including use of cosolvents in liquid electrolyte batteries for three purposes: the extension of the calendar and cycle life time of electrodes that are partially soluble in liquid electrolytes, the purpose of limiting the rate of electrolysis of water into hydrogen and oxygen as a side reaction during battery operation, and for the purpose of cost reduction.. .
Natron Energy, Inc.

Electrolyte and lithium-ion battery

The present disclosure provides an electrolyte and a lithium-ion battery. The electrolyte comprises: an organic solvent; a lithium salt dissolved in the organic solvent; and an additive.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Non-aqueous electrolyte additive, non-aqueous electrolyte comprising the same, and lithium secondary battery including non-aqueous electrolyte

The present invention relates to: a non-aqueous electrolyte additive comprising, as a substituent, at least one cyano group and/or at least one fluorine element; a non-aqueous electrolyte for a lithium secondary battery, comprising the same; and a lithium secondary battery including the non-aqueous electrolyte.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Lithium-ion electrochemical accumulator with improved leak tightness

The invention relates to a lithium-ion electrochemical accumulator—or li-ion battery—having improved leak tightness of the liquid electrolyte contained therein. The architecture of the accumulator may be monopolar or bipolar.
Commissariat à L'énergie Atomique Et Aux énergies Alternatives

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode having a negative electrode active material, and a separator containing an electrolyte. The electrolyte includes an electrolyte salt, a nonaqueous solvent into which the electrolyte salt can be dissolved, a first additive selected from predetermined oxalate compounds and disulfonic acid ester compounds, and a second additive that has a reduction potential less than the reduction potential of the first additive.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Protective layer having improved contacting for lithium cells and/or lithium batteries

A separator of a lithium cell or battery includes (i) a protective layer that includes at least one single lithium-ion conducting polyelectrolyte, a lithium-ion conducting or lithium-ion conductive block copolymer, and/or an inorganic lithium-ion conductor, and (ii) a contact layer that includes at least one polymer electrolyte made of (a) a lithium-ion conductive polymer that includes a main chain and at least one side chain and (b) at least one lithium conducting salt.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Solid-state battery

In one example, a battery includes a cathode, an anode, and a layer between the cathode and the anode. The cathode includes a solid-state electrolyte.
Intel Corporation

Method of preparing secondary battery

The present invention relates to a method of preparing a secondary battery which includes providing a film layer, which includes a first solvent having a melting temperature of 25° c. Or more and a viscosity of 1.5 cp or more, between a separator and an electrode (step 1), preparing an electrode assembly by using the electrode, the film layer, and the separator (step 2), and accommodating the electrode assembly in a case, injecting an injection solution including a second solvent, and sealing the case (step 3), and a secondary battery prepared by the method.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Formation machine for polymer li-ion battery with 64 channels

A 64-channel polymer lithium ion battery formation fixture machine is disclosed, comprising a machine frame, wherein, further comprising a pressure control device, a 64-channel laminate, a temperature control cabinet and a battery formation cabinet; the pressure control device is mounted on the machine frame, and the 64-channel laminate is mounted on the pressure control device; the 64-channel laminate comprises a heating plate, a fixture pressure plate, a temperature sensor, a connecting chain, a guide block, a silicon plate and a battery tab contact pin for clamping tab of the polymer lithium ion battery, a plurality of fixture pressure plates are arranged in parallel, and the polymer lithium ion battery is clamped between two fixture pressure plates; the heating plate is attached to the surface of the fixture pressure plate for clamping polymer lithium ion battery, and the silicon plate is attached to the surface opposite to the heating plate; the temperature sensor is mounted inside the fixture pressure plate, and the end of the fixture pressure plates are interconnected by the connecting chain. This utility model integrates the pressing, heating and formation in one fixture, reducing the transferring steps between processes..
Zhejiang Hangke Technologies Co., Ltd

Non-aqueous electrolyte battery and manufacturing same

Where x is si, ge or sn, r1, r2 and r3 independently represent an alkyl group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, an alkenyl group having 2 to 10 carbon atoms, or an aryl group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms; and some or all of hydrogen atoms are optionally substituted by a fluorine atom.. .

Lithium secondary battery including non-aqueous electrolyte solution

In the lithium secondary battery including a non-aqueous electrolyte solution for a lithium secondary battery of the present invention, since the non-aqueous electrolyte solution may form a robust solid electrolyte interface (sei) on the negative electrode during initial charge and may prevent decomposition of the surface of the positive electrode and an oxidation reaction of the electrolyte solution during a high-temperature cycle, excellent low-temperature output characteristics as well as improved high-temperature storage characteristics and life characteristics may be achieved.. .

Battery assembly techniques

Battery assembly techniques and a corresponding system are disclosed. In various embodiments, the battery assembly techniques include compressing battery cells and inserting the battery cells in a can.
Kitty Hawk Corporation

Apparatus and preparing slurry for secondary battery

According to the present invention, a solvent is intermittently injected into a mixer for preparing the slurry to measure a torque value applied to the mixer and thereby to obtain a maximum value of the torque value applied to the mixer. Then, a kneading point that is a mixing ratio of the powder and the solvent, which are used for preparing the slurry, is calculated to determine an optimized kneading point without error and through an automatic process..

Aqueous pyridinium cation-based redox flow batteries

The present invention provides an aqueous redox flow battery comprising a negative electrode immersed in an aqueous liquid negative electrolyte, a positive electrode immersed in an aqueous liquid positive electrolyte, and a cation-permeable separator (e.g., a porous membrane, film, sheet, or panel) between the negative electrolyte from the positive electrolyte. During charging and discharging, the electrolytes are circulated over their respective electrodes.
Uchicago Argonne, Llc

Mechanical energy storage in flow batteries to enhance energy storage

A hybrid flow redox battery system includes an electrochemical cell with an ion-exchange membrane, an anode, and a cathode, an anolyte tank, a catholyte tank, one or more tank separators, a plurality of electrolyte pathways, one or more turbines, and one or more power generation circuits. The anolyte tank includes a lower anolyte opening positioned below an upper anolyte opening.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Redox flow battery system

Means for passing cooling air to the air circulation gaps or passages for cooling the electrolyte in or each inner tank.. .

Bipolar plate, cell frame, cell stack and redox-flow battery

A bipolar plate is a bipolar plate for a battery, the bipolar plate having a positive electrode disposed on a first surface side thereof and a negative electrode disposed on a second surface side thereof, wherein at least one of the first surface and the second surface is provided with a flow path through which an electrolyte flows. The flow path includes an introduction port for the electrolyte, a discharge port for the electrolyte, and a groove section which is located between the introduction port and the discharge port and guides the electrolyte to a predetermined route.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Method for preparing hierarchically porous doped carbon material and its use

A method for preparing a hierarchically porous doped carbon material includes the steps of heating a mixture including an etching agent precursor and a pore-generating agent. The pore-generating agent is embedded in a matrix including a carbon source and a dopant source for simultaneously carbonizing the carbon source.
City University Of Hong Kong

Electrode and metal-air secondary battery

A positive electrode of a metal-air secondary battery includes a conductive layer having electrical conductivity, and a catalyst layer laminated on the conductive layer. Particles of different types of perovskite oxides, namely a first perovskite-type oxide and a second perovskite-type oxide, are dispersed in the catalyst layer.
Hitachi Zosen Corporation

Electrode for redox flow battery and redox flow battery system

An electrode for a redox flow battery including a porous body formed of a carbon material, wherein the (002) plane of the carbon material has an interlayer distance in the range of 3.354 to 3.452 angstroms as measured by x-ray diffraction. The electrode for a redox flow battery is preferably an electrode for a redox flow battery in which the oxygen content derived from carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide ranges from 1 to 100 μmol/g as measured by temperature programmed desorption/mass spectrometry..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Method for producing a positive electrode composite material for na ion battery

The present invention relates to a method for producing a positive electrode composite material comprising at least one na-based positive electrode active material and na3p for a battery using sodium ions as electrochemical vector, to a positive electrode comprising such a positive electrode composite material, and to the na-ion battery comprising such a positive electrode.. .
Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique

Polymer-sulfur copolymer, preparing same, and lithium-sulfur battery comprising same

In the case of the polymer-sulfur copolymer according to the present invention, since the carrier is polymerized, there is no possibility that the carrier is eluted, and since the sulfur is covalently bonded to the polymer and uniformly distributed in a certain size in the copolymer, when used as a positive electrode active material for the lithium-sulfur battery, the problem of elution of the polysulfide can be improved. In addition, the polymer-sulfur copolymer according to the present invention has a high sulfur impregnation amount, thereby making it possible to realize a high capacity battery..

Active material, manufacturing active material, and lithium-ion secondary battery

The present invention provides an active material which can increase the discharge capacity of a lithium-ion secondary battery as compared with the case using conventional limnpo4 as a positive electrode active material. The active material in accordance with the present invention contains a crystallite of limnpo4, the crystallite having a size of 20 to 93 nm in a direction perpendicular to a (060) plane thereof..
Tdk Corporation

Method to synthesize na-based electroactive materials

The invention also relates to some sodium-based crystalline p′2-phases and to na-based vanadium phosphates phases (na(3+y)v2(po4)3) with 0<y≤3 and na-based vanadium fluorophosphates phases (na(3+z)v2(po4)2f3) with 0<z≤3, in particular na4v2(po4)2f3, obtained by such a process and to their use, as active material for positive electrode, in a na-ion battery.. .

Negative electrode active material for lithium secondary battery and negative electrode for lithium secondary battery including the same

The present invention relates to a negative electrode active material for a lithium secondary battery, which includes (a) first artificial graphite having an average particle diameter (d50) of 15 μm to 20 μm and (b) second artificial graphite having an average particle diameter (d50) of 3 μm to 5 μm, wherein the first artificial graphite (a) includes a secondary artificial graphite particle, in which at least one primary artificial graphite particle is agglomerated, and a carbon coating layer, and a weight ratio of the first artificial graphite to the second artificial graphite is in a range of 85:15 to 95:5, a negative electrode including the same, and a lithium secondary battery including the negative electrode.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Nickel composite hydroxide and manufacturing method thereof, cathode active material for nonaqueos-electrolyte secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof, and nonaqueous-electrolyte secondary battery

Provided are a cathode active material having a suitable particle size and high uniformity, and a nickel composite hydroxide as a precursor of the cathode active material. When obtaining nickel composite hydroxide by a crystallization reaction, nucleation is performed by controlling a nucleation aqueous solution that includes a metal compound, which includes nickel, and an ammonium ion donor so that the ph value at a standard solution temperature of 25° c.
Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.

Transition metal-containing composite hydroxide and manufacturing method thereof, positive electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

Provided is a positive electrode active material that is capable of simultaneously improving the battery capacity, output characteristics and cycling characteristics of a secondary battery. When obtaining a transition metal-containing composite hydroxide that is a precursor to the positive electrode active material, by adjusting the ph value of a reaction aqueous solution to be within the range 12.0 to 14.0 and performing generation of nuclei (nucleation), and then adjusting the ph value of the reaction aqueous solution to be within the range 10.5 to 12.0 and causing the nuclei to grow (particle growth), atmosphere control is performed at least one time in which the reaction atmosphere during nucleation and in the initial stage of particle growth is adjusted to be a non-oxidizing atmosphere, and during particle growth is switched to be an oxidizing atmosphere having an oxygen concentration that is 5% by volume or more by directly introducing an oxidizing gas into the reaction aqueous solution while continuing the supply of a raw material aqueous solution, and then is further switched to a non-oxidizing atmosphere by directly introducing an inert gas into the reaction aqueous solution while continuing the supply of the raw material aqueous solution..
Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.h

Negative electrode active material for secondary battery and secondary battery including the same

Provided are a negative electrode active material for a secondary battery, in which a silicon-based negative electrode active material is formed in a three-layer structure including an amorphous matrix, thereby suppressing a dispersal phenomenon of the negative electrode active material during charging/discharging. The negative electrode active material having a three-layer structure includes: a silicon (si) layer; an amorphous matrix layer outside the si layer; and a nano grain matrix layer formed on an interface between the si layer and the amorphous matrix layer..
Iljin Electric Co., Ltd.

Cobalt-based lithium metal oxide cathode material

A layered lithium metal oxide powder for a cathode material used in a rechargeable battery, with the general formula (1−x)[lia-bab]3a[co1-cmc]3b[o2-d-en′e]6c.xli3po4, with 0.0001≤x≤0.05, 0.90≤a≤1.10, 0<b+c≤0.1, −0.1≤d≤0.1 and e≤0.05, wherein a and m are one or more elements including at least one of the group consisting of mg, ti and al; wherein n′ is either one or more dopants of the group consisting of f, s, n and p; the powder consisting of a core and an ion-conductive electron-insulating surface layer, the core having a layered crystal structure and the surface layer comprising a mixture of elements of the core material, oxides comprising either one or more elements of the group consisting of mg, ti and al; and li3po4.. .
Umicore Korea Ltd.

Negative electrode material for lithium-ion batteries and use therefor

A negative electrode material for a lithium ion battery, including silicon-containing particles, artificial graphite particles and a carbonaceous material, wherein at least part of the silicon-containing particles, the artificial graphite particles and the carbonaceous material form composite particles; wherein the silicon-containing particles are silicon particles having a siox (0<x≤2) layer on the particle surface, having an oxygen content of 1.0 mass % or more and 18.0 mass % or less, and mainly containing particles having a primary particle diameter of 200 nm or less; wherein the artificial graphite particles are non-flaky artificial graphite particles and have a 50% particle diameter in a volume-based cumulative particle size distribution, d50, of 1.0 μm or more and 15.0 μm or less. Also disclosed is a lithium-ion battery including a negative electrode using the negative electrode material..
Umicore

Negative electrode for power storage device and power storage device

A decomposition reaction of an electrolyte solution and the like caused as a side reaction of charge and discharge is minimized in repeated charge and discharge of a lithium ion battery or a lithium ion capacitor, and thus the lithium ion battery or the lithium ion capacitor can have long-term cycle performance. A negative electrode for a power storage device includes a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode active material layer which includes a plurality of particles of a negative electrode active material.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

High-voltage positive electrode material for lithium battery and preparation method thereof

Wherein x>0, y>0, and 0<3x+2y≤0.1.. .

Battery water-refill plug

Water refilling plug for automatically filling and refilling the cells of a battery, comprising a valve body which is operated by a float and which closes the valve when the battery cell is full in order to terminate the refilling operation, wherein there is a permanent-magnet force between the valve body and the float, the movement of the float being transmitted to the valve body by said permanent-magnet force.. .
Froetek Vermoegensverwaltung Gmbh

Overcharge protection device for a battery module

The present disclosure includes a battery module having a plurality of battery cells disposed in a housing. Each of the plurality of battery cells has a positive terminal, a negative terminal, an overcharge protection assembly, and a casing having an electrically conductive material.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Rechargeable battery with internal current limiter and interrupter

A high energy density rechargeable (hedr) battery employs a combined current limiter/current interrupter to prevent thermal runaway in the event of internal discharge or other disruption of the separator. The combined current limiter/current interrupter is interior to the battery..
American Lithium Energy Corporation

Battery module, battery pack comprising battery module, and vehicle comprising battery pack

Disclosed is a battery module, which includes a battery cell assembly having at least one battery cell, a module case configured to accommodate the battery cell assembly, and a module connector mounted at the module case, wherein the module connector includes a connector pin electrically connected to the battery cell assembly at the inside of the module case so as to be connected to an external connector at the outside of the module case, a connector housing mounted to an outer surface of the module case to surround the connector pin, and a sealing member provided between the connector housing and the module case.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Secondary battery cell and winding formation system thereof

The present invention provides a secondary battery cell and winding formation system thereof. The secondary battery cell comprises an anode electrode plate, an anode electrode tab, a cathode electrode plate, a cathode electrode tab and a separator.
Ningde Amperex Technology Limited

Method for producing an electrochemical bundle for a metal-ion accumulator comprising folding or coiling the foil ends around themselves

The invention relates to a method for producing an electromechanical bundle for a metal-ion battery, for electrical connection thereof to the output terminals of the battery, characterised by coiling or folding the sides of at least one of the two electrodes on itself, then compacting by packing in order to further increase the density of the coiled sides in order to weld the electrode to a current collector.. .
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

Welding process for a battery module

The present disclosure relates to a battery module that includes a stack of battery cells, where each battery cell has a terminal, and the terminal has a first alloy of a metal. The battery module has a bus bar that includes a body having a second alloy of the metal, nickel plating on at least a portion of the body, and an indentation disposed on the body, where a thickness of the nickel plating is between 0.2% and 20% of an overall thickness of the body, and a weld physically and electrically coupling the respective terminal to the bus bar.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Systems and methods for battery structure, interconnects, sensing, and balancing

Exemplary systems and methods enable efficient and reliable positioning, assembly, retention, interconnection, and management of battery cells in battery packs, for example battery packs utilized in electric vehicles.. .
Romeo Systems, Inc.

Separator for non-aqueous secondary battery, non-aqueous secondary battery, and manufacturing non-aqueous secondary battery

Resin b: a copolymer having a weight average molecular weight of from 100,000 to 1,000,000, in which a content of hfp is more than 11% by mass but not more than 15% by mass.. .

Holding-down means for fixing battery cells in a battery submodule, and battery submodule

The invention relates to a holding-down means (100) for fixing battery cells (2) in a battery submodule (70), comprising positioning elements for positioning the holding-down means (100) relative to the battery cells (2), and comprising guide elements for guiding cell connectors (80) which connect the battery cells (2), wherein gas-venting openings which pass through from a top side to a bottom side are provided in a central region of the holding-down means (100), and wherein the sealing elements which surround the gas-venting openings are provided on the bottom side of the holding-down means (100). The invention also relates to a battery submodule (70) which comprises a plurality of battery cells (2) and cell connectors (80) which connect the battery cells (2), and also at least one holding-down means (100) for fixing the battery cells (2)..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Battery pack and power supply device

A battery pack and a power supply device readily and appropriately hold batteries. A battery pack (200) according to the present disclosure includes an insulating first case (241) and an insulating second case (243), and a metal restraining plate (220) that, by being fixed to the second case (243), causes a plurality of batteries (250) to be sandwiched by the first case (241) and the second case (243) and supports the plurality of batteries (250)..
Calsonic Kansei Corporation

Power supply device, and vehicle equipped with same

Each secondary battery cell includes: an exterior can that has a rectangular outer shape having a thickness smaller than the width and has an open upper surface; a sealing plate for blocking the opening of the exterior can; a pair of electrode terminals disposed on the sealing plate; a conductive reversing plate that is disposed on the sealing plate, and becomes deformed when the internal pressure of secondary battery cell becomes a predetermined value or more; and connection plate that is disposed on the sealing plate and on the outer surface side of secondary battery cell, and, when the reversing plate becomes deformed, contacts and electrically connects to the reversing plate to block an external output. Fastening member is disposed on the upper surface of the cell stacked body so as to overlap the position at which the reversing plate is disposed on the upper surface of the sealing plate of each secondary battery cell..
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Pouch type secondary battery and manufacturing the same

A pouch type secondary battery and a method of manufacturing the same are disclosed. The pouch type secondary battery includes a pouch type case formed by attaching an upper sheet and a lower sheet, and an electrode assembly received in the pouch type case.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery module

The present disclosure relates to a battery module suitable for minimizing increase in overall volume due to increased capacity and simplifying the connection structure of the battery cells, by surrounding battery cells with a battery receiving unit and a battery cover as substitutes for cartridges. The battery module of the present disclosure includes a battery receiving unit including, within a receiving housing, a receiving groove and a receiving structure having a zigzag shape on a receiving sidewall and surrounding the receiving groove, battery cells partially received in the receiving groove and contacted with the receiving structure, and including electrode leads protruded from the receiving housing; and a battery cover including a seating groove formed within a seating housing and open to the receiving groove for seating the battery cells, and a seating structure having a zigzag shape on a seating sidewall surrounding the seating groove, in which the seating housing covers the receiving groove of the receiving housing and is penetrated with the electrode leads..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Sealing secondary battery

The present invention relates to a sealing apparatus sealing a sealing part of a battery case at which an electrode lead coupled to an electrode assembly is disposed. The sealing apparatus comprises: a thermal fusion member applying heat and a pressure to the sealing part of the battery case, at which the electrode lead is disposed, to seal the sealing part; and a temperature rising prevention member supported on a front end of the electrode lead to cool the sealing part through the electrode lead, thereby preventing the sealing part from increasing in temperature..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Hollow-core rolled-electrode battery cell

A jelly-roll type battery cell with a hollow core and no rigid outer casing is disclosed.. .
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Sherry's booby caps

A system for an adult costume toy for entertainment. The system comprises at least one cone; a plurality of led lights configured to be controlled by a microprocessor, at least the motor coupled to a propeller; a memory; at least one battery configured to supply power to the motor, led lights, microprocessor and memory; the memory comprises a computer-readable-medium having computer-executable program stored therein that, when executed by the microprocessor receive a plurality of inputs instructions from a user through a wireless communication devise such as bluetooth or other wireless, or wired connections, caused the microprocessor to control the rotation of the motor and lighting of the plurality of user inputs.

Signal control apparatus and signal having the same

A signal control apparatus includes a power supply device, a battery, a power switching section, a detector, and a display controller. A first mode is a mode in which electric power is supplied from the power supply device to each component provided in the signal control apparatus and a second mode is a mode in which electric power is supplied from the battery to the each component.
Nikon Corporation

Tracking device programs, systems and methods

In a tracking device 10, a crescent-shaped pcb 12 partially encircles a battery 15 to minimize thickness of the device 10. A speaker 23 and an led 24 emit alerts upon command of a control apparatus 37 or in response to motion or temperature sensed by sensor 25.
Pb, Inc

Digital door lock system using wireless power transmission

A digital door lock system includes a receiving antenna matching unit configured to receive a power signal wirelessly transmitted from the wireless power transmitting device; a full-wave rectifying unit configured to convert a sinusoidal signal waveform outputted from the receiving antenna matching unit to one of constant polarity; a voltage regulating unit configured to stabilize a signal outputted from the full-wave rectifying unit; a secondary battery configured to supply a power in case of power outage; an excessive charging/discharging preventing unit configured to charge the secondary battery by a stabilized power of the voltage regulating unit and having an excessive charging/discharging preventing function; and a power supply unit configured to supply the power of the voltage regulating unit to the respective units of the system and to supply the power of the secondary battery to the respective units of the system in the case of power outage.. .
Linkelectronics Co., Ltd.

Smart composition of output layers

Device performance and battery life may be increased by prioritizing access to the display controller hardware overlay support such that the layer(s) placing the greatest potential demand (i.e., those layers that are frequently changing and/or large) on the gpu are instead handled in the display controller hardware overlay support. Device performance and battery life may be further increased by identifying those layer(s) that do not change frame-to-frame and excluding those layer(s) from composition..
Intel Ip Corporation

Autonomous ev charging priority network

Systems of an electrical vehicle and the operations thereof are provided. One embodiment details how autonomous ev's can communicate with each other as well as with charging station(s).
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Universal serial bus type-c power delivery

In some examples, a power delivery system includes a primary power path to provide power to a computing system. The power delivery system also includes a bypass power path.
Intel Corporation

Multifunctional wearable device

A multifunctional wearable device for a user is disclosed. The multifunctional wearable device comprises a display unit removably attached to a casing structure, wherein the display unit is configured to receive a user-defined input on a user-interface.

Computing system charging

In some examples, a charging system includes a battery and a power device. The power device is to be coupled in series with the battery in a manner that the power device is not in a system load path.
Intel Corporation

Reconfigurable caching and backup for devices

Apparatus, systems and methods for managing and aggregating cached data of aggregated electronic devices for sharing functionality to fulfill requested tasks, while monitoring and controlling battery energy levels in the electronic devices to ensure sufficient battery power is available, individually or collectively, to fulfill a requested task. The electronic devices are positioned in proximity to a computing device for sharing cached hierarchies of each device as well as hierarchies of the aggregated devices.
International Business Machines Corporation

Drone swarm for increased cargo capacity

Systems and methods may use a drone swarm to increase cargo capacity. A drone swarm may include a networked drone system or two or more drones, such as a parent drone and a child drone.

Image forming apparatus and power supply method

An image forming apparatus having a plurality of functional units includes a power failure detection circuit configured to detect a power failure of an external power supply for the image forming apparatus, a rechargeable battery unit, and a control unit. The control unit switches the power supply source of the image forming apparatus from the external power supply to the rechargeable battery unit, and selects one or more of the functional units to power through the rechargeable battery unit based on a remaining capacity of the rechargeable battery unit, when the power failure of the external power supply is detected..
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Frame independent focus adjustable eyewear lens

A frame independent focus adjustable eyewear lens blank includes an autonomous components assembly. The lens blank includes a front optically finished convex surface and a back unfinished surface.

User interface for vehicle and/or battery life based on state of health

Systems of an electrical vehicle and the operations thereof are provided. In particular, a vehicle is described with the ability to gather state of charge (soc) information as well as state of health (soh) information for one or more batteries in a vehicle and then display both soc and soh information to a driver of the vehicle as well as other interested parties.
Nextev Usa, Inc.

Method for managing battery of electronic device and electronic device performing the same

A method for displaying battery information of an electronic device is provided. The method includes obtaining an operating history about one or more operations performed by the electronic device; determining a power usage about each of the one or more operations, based on the operating history; and determining an available time period for which a battery supplying power to the electronic device is capable to supply power to the electronic device, based on the power usage and a remaining capacity of the battery..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Storage battery evaluation device, energy storage system, and storage battery evaluation method

According to one embodiment, a storage battery evaluation device includes a charging/discharging controller and a deterioration evaluator. The charging/discharging controller acquires a charging/discharging power command value, performs control to charge and discharge an energy storage device according to the charging/discharging power command value, sets a dead zone in which the charging and discharging is not performed when an absolute value of the charging/discharging power command value is equal to or smaller than a threshold, and performs control to stop the charging and discharging when the charging/discharging command value enters the dead zone.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Device and estimating state-of-health of battery

A device for estimating a state-of-health (soh) of a battery module controls a battery current to have a predetermined current value for a testing period such that a battery voltage decreases during the testing period, corrects a voltage variation value of the battery module during the testing period according to a temperature value of the battery module, and estimates the soh of the battery module according to the corrected voltage variation value, a current variation value of the battery module during the testing period, and a rated capacity of the battery module.. .
Automotive Research & Testing Center

Un-interruptible power supply with indication of battery internal resistance

An un-interruptible power supply (ups) with indication of battery internal resistance includes a processor, a display, a sensing module and a battery pack. The sensing module is connected to the processor and the battery pack.
Cyber Power Systems Inc.

Apparatus and diagnosing failure of switch element

Disclosed are an apparatus and method of diagnosing a failure of a switch element used to switch on or off external connection of a battery. The apparatus according to the present disclosure is an apparatus for diagnosing a failure of a switch element provided on a first line between a first electrode of a battery and a first external terminal, the apparatus including a current measuring unit configured to measure a current flowing through a second line between a second electrode of the battery and a second external terminal, a diagnosis resistor and a diagnosis switch provided on a third line to connect an outer node of the switch element and an outer node of the current measuring unit, and connected to each other in series, and a controller configured to apply a control signal for turning on or off the switch element, to the switch element, to turn on the diagnosis switch after the control signal is applied and then receive a measured current value from the current measuring unit, to determine a level of the current flowing through the second line, by using the measured current value, and to diagnose a failure of the switch element by comparing the current level to a reference current level..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Device for measuring a wireless radio frequency channel with directional measurement ability (angular)

A device (1) for measuring a wireless channel in any frequency band, with the device rotating and being autonomous. The device (1) comprises at least one antenna (2) that is connected to a processor (3) and powered by a battery, with all being mounted on a rotary platform (5), and with the processor (3) being complimented by at least one encoder (6) located in the stationary portion of the device (1) and an axle (7) of the rotary platform (5) that is connected to a motor (8) via the axle (7) in order to drive the rotary platform (5).
Universidad TÉcnica Federico Santa MarÍa

Analogue measurement data detection system and battery voltage detection system

An analogue measurement data detection system according to the present invention includes: a reference voltage generation circuit configured to generate and output a reference voltage; an analogue/digital converter configured to compare an analogue signal with the reference voltage outputted from the reference voltage generation circuit, and based on a differential voltage between the analogue signal and the reference voltage, generate and output a digital signal corresponding to the analogue signal. The reference voltage generation circuit is configured to cause the reference voltage to have such a temperature characteristic as to compensate for temperature characteristics of at least the analogue/digital converter and the reference voltage generation circuit..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Wearable body temperature monitoring device and method thereof

The present disclosure illustrates a wearable body temperature monitoring device and a method thereof. The wearable body temperature monitoring device includes a hollow shell member and a circuit board.
Avita Corporation

Water flow meter

A water flow meter that includes: a flow tube, wherein the flow tube is adapted to connect in line with a water pipe; a water flow sensor wherein the water flow sensor measures water flow through the flow tube; and a threaded connector at each end of the flow tube in order to connect the flow tube into the water line of a user. The water flow meter further includes a battery and a battery indicator with a generator.

Solar-powered lantern with simulated edison bulb

A solar-powered lantern uses light-emitting diodes to simulate an old-fashioned edison-type bulb. The lantern comprises a housing having an upper edge defining an upper surface, a lower edge defining a lower surface, and a sidewall between the upper and lower edges.

Inflator

An inflator tool includes a handle portion extending between a battery receiving portion and a tool head portion. The handle portion defines a longitudinal axis.
Tti (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Apparatus for voltage dip stabilization in a motor vehicle

Methods and apparatuses for voltage dip stabilization in a motor vehicle are described herein. The apparatus of one embodiment includes a first connection for connecting the apparatus to an energy source, in particular to a vehicle battery and a second connection for connecting the apparatus to a starting apparatus of a motor vehicle.
Flextronics International Kft.

Deadbolt lock assembly with visual feedback

A deadbolt lock assembly for engaging a door with a visual feedback feature on the exterior assembly of the lock. A plurality of leds may be positioned in a linear array on the exterior assembly and may illuminate in a sequence to communicate the movement of the latch when the latch moves away from a door jamb into a locked position.
Spectrum Brands, Inc.

Method of enhancing efficiency of carbon felts in flow battery through sonication

A method is provided to enhance efficiency of carbon felts in a flow battery. The carbon felts are directly immersed in a mixed acid solution.
Institute Of Nuclear Energy Research, Atomic Energy Council, Executive Yuan, R.o.c.

Carbon fiber, producing carbon fiber material, electrical device, secondary battery, and product

To provide a carbon fiber having low contact resistance and high conductivity. To provide a carbon fiber that satisfies the following requirements.
Tec One Co., Ltd.

Substrate/oriented apatite-type composite oxide film complex and producing same

Provided is a substrate/oriented apatite-type composite oxide film complex which is suitable as a solid electrolyte for a battery, a sensor, a separation membrane, or the like, and can be produced inexpensively. Proposed is a substrate/oriented apatite-type composite oxide film complex provided with an oriented apatite-type composite oxide film on a substrate, wherein a film thickness of the oriented apatite-type composite oxide film is 10.0 μm or less, a degree of orientation (lotgering method) thereof is 0.6 or more, and a material of the substrate at a side on which at least the oriented apatite-type composite oxide film is formed is a metal, an alloy, a ceramic, or a composite material thereof..
Mitsui Mining & Smelting Co., Ltd.

Precursor slurry of battery composite material and preparation battery composite material

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Battery loading magazine

Systems and methods of handling batteries are provided. In particular, a method for loading battery assemblies within a storage rack using a battery magazine system can be provided.
General Electric Company

Controlling an electric brake of a utility vehicle which has a lithium battery management system

A motion control system controls movement of a utility vehicle. The motion control system includes an electric brake that (i) provides mechanical resistance which inhibits a motor of the utility vehicle from turning when the electric brake is unpowered and (ii) removes the mechanical resistance to allow the motor of the utility vehicle to turn when power is provided to the electric brake.
Textron Innovations Inc.

Controlling electrical access to a lithium battery on a utility vehicle

A battery management system (bms) controls lithium battery access on a utility vehicle. The bms includes a battery interface that couples with a lithium battery, a load interface that couples with a set of loads of the utility vehicle, and control circuitry coupled with the battery interface and the load interface.
Textron Innovations Inc.

Power and communication modes for digital license plate

A digital license plate system having various power and communication modes to improve performance and increase expected battery life is disclosed. In one embodiment, a response to a sensor triggered plate event requires determination of whether a vehicle is running, parked or in-motion.
Revivermx, Inc.

Detachable magnetic led housing and usb power source

A detachable magnetic led housing and usb power source with a base having an aperture for affixation to a vehicle, a recessed pocket in the base for insertion of a removable light module with led light, the light module has a pivoting clip for engagement to a front portion of the base, the module has a magnetic surface or extension for engagement to metal, and the led light is controllable through buttons on the face the module. The light is operable in different modes, including white, amber and flashing lights and the base has a charging usb port.
Maxton Group, Inc.

Charging system

The present invention relates to a system for charging the battery of an electric vehicle parking on a parking space (501). The system comprises a charging unit (500) having an interface (503) for connection with a corresponding charging socket of the electric vehicle.
Easycharge.me Gmbh

Charging a lithium battery on a utility vehicle

A charging system charges a lithium battery of a utility vehicle. The charging system includes a receptacle configured to couple with an external charger, a lithium battery configured to provide lithium battery power to a set of electrical loads of the utility vehicle, and control circuitry coupled with the receptacle and the lithium battery.
Textron Innovations Inc.

Fully-automatic dust proof system for quick change connector of electric vehicle

A fully-automatic dust proof system for quick change connector of electric vehicle is provided. The fully-automatic dust proof system of the application comprises: a base provided at the quick change connector of the battery pack; a dust proof covering plate slidably installed onto the base; an electric motor fixed on the base; a power supply electrically connected with the electric motor; a control system for controlling the motor to drive the dust proof covering plate to slide; a distance sensor for monitoring relative distance between the battery pack and the electric vehicle; and a pressure sensor for monitoring whether the dust proof covering plate is in place or not..
Nio Co., Ltd.

Handling a fault condition on a lithium-battery-powered utility vehicle

A control system for handling a fault condition on a utility vehicle includes a lithium battery, a contactor configured to control electrical access to the lithium battery, and control circuitry coupled with the lithium battery and the contactor. The control circuitry is configured to detect, while the contactor is closed to provide a set of loads of the utility vehicle with electrical access to the lithium battery, onset of a fault condition.
Textron Innovations Inc.

Vehicle battery tray structure with nodal modularity

A battery support structure for a vehicle includes a plurality of side reinforcement members and front and rear reinforcement members. The plurality of side reinforcement members are configured to extend longitudinally relative to an associated vehicle frame, and the front and rear reinforcement members are configured to extend laterally relative to the associated vehicle frame.
Shape Corp.

Autonomous, gravity-assisted motorized racer configured to travel through non-straight tube segments

A portable, lightweight racer vehicle. The racer includes a body, a motor and a battery powering the motor, a motorized wheel, a first wheel, and a spring-loaded wheel to cause the motorized wheel to maintain contact with a surface upon which the motorized wheel rotates.
Mieh, Inc.

Patch-sized fluid delivery systems and methods

A patch-sized fluid delivery device may include a reusable portion and a disposable portion. The disposable portion may include components that come into contact with the fluid, while the reusable portion may include only components that do not come into contact with the fluid.
Deka Products Limited Partnership

Method and system for pda-based ultrasound

A method and system are disclosed for a compact, inexpensive ultrasound system using an off-the-shelf personal digital assistant (pda) device interfacing to a hand-held probe assembly through a standard digital interface. The hand-held probe assembly comprises a detachable transducer head attached to a beamforming module that performs digital beamforming.
Ge Medical Systems Global Technology Company, Llc

System and signatures for a multi-modal physiological periodic biomarker assessment

Methods for diagnosing autism and/or autism spectrum disorder (asd) of a subject include establishing baseline brain wave patterns of the subject by having the subject perform a series of task and measuring brain waves during the tasks using an eeg measurement device, applying a light stimulus or images to the subject's eyes and capturing eye movements and/or changes in facial expression in response to the light stimulus or images, and giving a neuropsychological and cognition battery of tasks to the subject to generate a provoked cognitive assessment of the subject. A processing device correlates the baseline brain wave patterns, eye movements and/or facial expressions, and provoked cognitive assessment of the subject to profile data indicative of autism and/or asd.
Cerora, Inc.

Cleaning robot

A cleaning robot includes a fixed body having a battery included therein, a cover surrounding the fixed body, and a movement frame provided between the cover and the fixed body to movably support the cover relative to the fixed body. The movement frame is fastened to at least one point of the cover..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Robot cleaner and controlling thereof

A robot cleaner is provided. The robot cleaner includes a battery, and a processor configured to, in response to the battery being consumed in accordance with a cleaning operation for the cleaning area and a remaining capacity of the battery reaching a predetermined value, control the robot cleaner to charge some of the battery and clean a remaining area using the charged battery..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Robot cleaner

A robot cleaner includes: a base body forming a bottom part of a cleaner body; a first wheel module and a second wheel module installed to be spaced apart from each other, and configured to moveably support the base body; a suction motor module and a battery module provided between the first and second wheel modules; and a suction nozzle module provided at a front side of the suction motor module and the battery module, and configured to suck air of a region to be cleaned, wherein a plurality of module accommodation portions which are open towards a lower side of the robot cleaner are formed at the base body, and wherein the first wheel module, the second wheel module, the suction motor module, the battery module, and the suction nozzle module are inserted into the module accommodation portions, respectively, in parallel to each other.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Dc rechargeable battery powered appliance purposed to remove a thin outer layer of skin from vegetables and fruits

A dc rechargeable, battery powered, food preparation device uses rapid angular displacement action thereby enabling a human operator to use barely more than the weight of the insrument's spinning cutter against a wide variety of fruit and vegetable peels ranging from dense eggplant to delicate peach, while also providing for operator safety through the use of safe-start interlock technology along with a catch-and-release safety cover over the cutting head itself. As a result the user friendly appliance scales the entire surface of common produce items while rapidly and efficiently removing the outer layer of skin in bitwise fashion as opposed to generating continuous long strings of discard material..

Multi-functional luggage solution

A multi-functional luggage solution and interactive wireless luggage management system is disclosed. In one implementation, the luggage has a horizontally extending electronic device storage and charging tray compartment positioned strategically in its top portion and accessible through an opening in the top surface of the luggage.
Incase Designs Corp.

Electronic cigarette

An electronic cigarette includes a battery assembly, an atomizer assembly and a cigarette bottle assembly. An external thread electrode is located in one end of battery assembly.
Fontem Holdings 1 B.v.

Electronic cigarette

An electronic cigarette includes a battery assembly and an atomizer assembly within a housing with the battery assembly electrically connected to the atomizer assembly. The housing has one or more air inlets.
Fontem Holdings 1 B.v.

Systems and methods for uav battery exchange

Systems and methods are provided for swapping the battery on an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav). The uav may be able to identify and land on an energy provision station autonomously.
Sunglory Beheer B.v.

Modular ventilation system

Modular ventilatory support systems and methods are disclosed in which a user may transition the system between a stationary configuration, an extended range configuration, and a stand-alone configuration. The modular components of the system include a compressor unit, a ventilator which may dock with the compressor unit, and a patient interface which may be connected to either the compressor unit or the ventilator unit.
Sunglory Beheer B.v.

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Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

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Systems and methods for battery managment in a network

The present invention provides network systems and methods for battery management. Battery management can include controlling transmissions to and from wireless devices.
U-blox Ag

Machine type communication method, terminal, and base station

An embodiment provides a machine type communication (mtc) method, which includes that: a terminal receives a polling instruction from 3 base station; the terminal performs registration on a first access resource indicated by the polling instruction: and the terminal sends registration information to the base station. In the embodiment, the terminal completes registration according to the polling instruction sent by the base station.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Battery charge level based mobile navigation system

An apparatus is provided which comprises: a battery to selectively power the apparatus; a first circuitry to estimate a first travel time to travel from a start location to an end location via a first route; and a second circuitry to (i) determine that a charge of the battery is likely to be exhausted prior to a user is to reach the end location via the first route, if the apparatus is to operate in a first mode of operation, and (ii) display the first route as an infeasible route. .
Intel Corporation

Coordinator and control method thereof, wireless sensing network communication system and method

A primary coordinator in a smart home system communicates with a plurality of sensors and receives commands from a control device. Battery life in each sensor is extended by suspending sensor searches for data reporting purposes.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Battery compartment solution for a hearing protection device

Embodiments relate generally to hearing protection devices comprising a battery compartment with a removable cover. Generally, the removable cover has two configurations: an unlocked configuration and a locked configuration.
Honeywell International Inc.

Wireless sound equipment

A wireless sound equipment includes a cradle including a pair of earbuds and a pair of holders having the earbuds coupled thereto. Each earbud includes an ear housing; a sound passage extended from a first surface of the ear housing; a sound output unit outputting sound via the sound passage; a wireless communication unit located in the ear housing; an earbud controller driving the sound output unit based on a signal transmitted by using the wireless communication unit; a main battery supplying an electric power; a plurality of earbud terminals exposed to the first surface of the ear housing and connected with the earbud controller; and a control button located in a second surface of the ear housing.
Lg Electronics Inc.

Load sharing for charging peripheral device

Embodiments for a method of providing battery life to a battery of a peripheral device using an earpiece worn by a user may include one or more of the following steps: (a) receiving a first signal from the peripheral device, wherein the signal encodes a request for additional power, (b) providing the additional power to the peripheral device in response to the first signal, (c) transmitting a second signal to the peripheral device in response to the first signal, wherein the second signal encodes a request for an additional amount of power to provide, (d) receiving a third signal from the peripheral device in response to the second signal, wherein the third signal encodes the amount of additional power to provide, and (e) receiving a signal from the peripheral device encoding a power termination request.. .
Bragi Gmbh

Portable bluetooth headset with step-counting function

Provided is a portable bluetooth headset with a step-counting function, comprising a pair of main bodies each with a speaker, as well as a headband, the main bodies being slidably connected to both ends of the headband, a wireless charging module is disposed at the center of the headband, a bluetooth control component, a pedometer and a battery are disposed in the main body, the wireless charging module is electrically connected to the battery, and the battery operates to charge all loads of the headset. The invention as a powerful bluetooth headset features a wireless charging function so that no charging cable is required whenever in operation or in charging, as well as a step-counting function enabling a user wearing the headset to count steps during running.
Shenzhen Link Dream Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.

System and fire ground entry control based on internet of things

A system and a method for fire ground entry control based on internet of things are provided. The system includes a fire ground entry node subsystem, a fire ground entry lora gateway&server subsystem and a monitoring and controlling subsystem, where the fire ground entry node subsystem includes multiple lora node terminals, each user entering a fire ground is equipped with a lora node terminal, and each lora node terminal includes a lora antenna and a wi-fi antenna; the fire ground entry lora gateway&server subsystem includes a lora gateway chip, a lora server chip, a lora antenna, a wi-fi antenna and a battery pack, and the lora gateway chip and the lora server chip are integrated into a whole body; and the monitoring and controlling subsystem monitors the fire ground entry node subsystem and the fire ground entry lora gateway&server subsystem..
Sichuan Rex Smart Technology Corporation Limited

Power holding circuit device

A power holding circuit device adapted for a vehicle microcontroller unit (mcu), a car battery, and an ignition switch (ign) comprises a metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor (mosfet) switch unit, wherein the mosfet switch unit is connected to the car battery; a first bipolar junction transistor (bjt), wherein the first bjt is connected to the mosfet switch unit and the ignition switch; and a second bipolar junction transistor (bjt), wherein the second bjt is connected to the mosfet switch unit and the vehicle mcu.. .
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Power conversion device and controlling same

A power conversion device includes a switch connected to an ac system; an ac/dc converter; and a dc/dc converter. A control unit compares an absolute value of an ac voltage target value based on the ac voltage with a dc voltage target value based on the storage battery voltage, and executes, on the basis of a magnitude relation of the values, a control method such that a period during which step-up operation is performed through switching operation mainly using one of the ac/dc converter and the dc/dc converter, and a period during which step-down operation is performed through switching operation mainly using the other one of the converters, alternately arise.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Wireless energy harvesting

A device may operate using power generated by an energy harvesting system that generates power from, wireless signals. The energy harvesting system may collect wireless signals and convert the signals to energy.
Stamina Energy, Llc

Non-contact power feeding system

A non-contact power feeding system has a power source device and an electronic device configured to operate using power transmitted in a non-contact manner from the power source device. The power source device has a battery, a power reception circuit configured to receive power transmitted in a non-contact manner and to charge the battery with the power, and a power transmission circuit configured to transmit power to the electronic device in a non-contact manner, utilizing power stored in the battery.
Omron Corporation

Power over ethernet emergency lighting system and detecting power loss of a link segment thereof

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

Charging system, protection preventing from impact of surge voltage and power adapter

A charging system, a surge voltage protection method when charging a terminal (2) and a power adapter (1), wherein the charging system comprises: a power adapter (1) and a terminal (2). The power adapter (1) comprises: a first rectifying unit (101), a switching unit (102), a transformer (103), a second rectifying unit (104), a first charging port (105), a second voltage sampling circuit (114), a control unit (107), and a comparing unit (115); the control unit (107) adjusts a duty cycle of a control signal, such that the voltage of a third pulsation waveform outputted from the second rectifying unit (104) satisfies charging needs; the comparing unit (115) applies a comparison signal to the switching unit (102) when a sampled voltage is greater than a reference voltage, so as to control the switching unit (102) to enforce forcible turn-on.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Electronic device and controlling charging of the same

An electronic device includes a circuit board; a battery; and a charging circuitry for charging the battery. The electronic device also includes a first sensor positioned in a first area of the battery or in an area in proximity of the first area in the circuit board for measuring a first temperature corresponding to the first area and a second sensor positioned in a second area of the battery or in an area in proximity of the second area in the circuit board for measuring a second temperature corresponding to the second area.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Low-heat wireless power receiving device and method

The present invention relates to low-heat wireless power receiving device and method for charging a battery with low heat by receiving a wireless power signal from a wireless power transmitting device. When a power receiving coil receives a wireless power signal, a control unit matches impedance by controlling an impedance matching/controlling unit, determines a charging load state of a power receiving unit in accordance with a time-lapse of charging the power receiving unit and a current level detected by a current detecting unit, and selectively turns on a low-heat transforming unit and a high-heat transforming unit in accordance with the selected charging load state, thereby charging the power receiving unit with minimum heat generation..
Ge Hybrid Technologies, Llc

Bicycle controller and bicycle control system

A bicycle controller and a bicycle control system are provided that effectively supply power from one battery to a plurality of bicycle components. The bicycle controller includes an electronic control unit that controls power consumed by a plurality of bicycle components.
Shimano Inc.

Charging control battery based on time and electronic device supporting the same

An electronic device is disclosed, and includes a battery supplying power to the electronic device, a charging circuit charging the battery, and a processor. The processor is configured to obtain context information associated with charging of the battery, if the context information satisfies a first specified condition, to set a timer associated with a charging time of the charging circuit to a first time, if the context information satisfies a second specified condition, to set the timer to a second time different from the first time, and to charge the battery by using the charging circuit during the first time corresponding to the first specified condition or the second time corresponding to the second specified condition..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Switching-type charging circuit

Disclosed is a switching-type charging circuit including a first switch, a current detection unit, a switching circuit and a control circuit. The current detection unit is connected to the first switch and detects a current flowing through the first switch.
Anpec Electronics Corporation

Method and determining abnormal state of battery

A method and an apparatus for detecting a battery state of an electronic device are provided. The electronic device includes a battery, a charger circuit for charging the battery, a measurement circuit for checking a state of the battery, and a processor configured to charge the battery using the charger circuit, determine whether the charging operation satisfies a preset condition, when the charging operation satisfies the preset condition, obtain first state information of the battery using the measurement circuit, determine an abnormal state of the battery at least based on a difference between the first state information and second state information which is obtained when the preset condition is satisfied before the first state information is acquired, and output notification information regarding the abnormal state..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Integrated-current-amount measurement apparatus, battery-remaining-amount measurement apparatus, and electronic device control system

A measurement circuit measures a first integrated amount (integrated current amount) of a current which flows from a battery to a load. The first integrated amount is an amount in a first time period in which the measurement circuit operates.
Fujitsu Limited

Battery control system

A battery control system includes a secondary battery producing gas inside thereof when being used; and a control unit that controls charging/discharging of the secondary battery. The control unit includes a capacity measuring unit that measures capacity of the secondary battery being deteriorated with the use of the same; and a stop commanding unit that stops charging/discharging of the secondary battery, when the capacity measured by the capacity measuring unit is less than or equal to a predetermined threshold..
Denso Corporation

Secondary battery protecting integrated circuit, secondary battery protecting circuit, charge control circuit, and battery pack

A secondary battery protecting integrated circuit protects a secondary battery by controlling a switch circuit inserted in series on a path connected to a first electrode of the secondary battery. The secondary battery protecting integrated circuit includes: a sense terminal connected to a monitor terminal provided so that a first electric potential of the first electrode is monitorable; a first power supply terminal connected to the path; a second power supply terminal connected to a second electrode of the secondary battery; an internal wiring line configured to connect the first power supply terminal and the sense terminal; an internal switch on the internal wiring line; an abnormality detecting circuit configured to detect a predetermined abnormality; and a switch control circuit configured to turn on the internal switch when the predetermined abnormality is not detected, and configured to turn off the internal switch when the predetermined abnormality is detected..
Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

Charge/discharge control circuit and battery device

In order to provide a charge/discharge control circuit capable of controlling a charge/discharge current of secondary batteries that are connected in parallel, the charge/discharge control circuit includes: a first power supply terminal and a second power supply terminal to which a respective first electrode of each of secondary batteries which are connected in parallel is connected; a third power supply terminal to which second electrodes of the secondary batteries are connected; a connection circuit configured to connect the first power supply terminal and the second power supply terminal to generate an electric potential for output; and a controller configured to operate on a potential difference between the electric potential supplied from the connection circuit and an electric potential supplied from the third power supply terminal, and to control charging/discharging of the first secondary battery and the second secondary battery.. .
Sii Semiconductor Corporation

Improved maintenance power battery pack

An improved maintenance method of a power battery pack is disclosed herein, comprising the following steps: (1) conducting analysis on battery pack; (2) data preprocessing; (3) conducting normalization processing of voltage data volavgi obtained in (2) and state of charge soci, state of health sohi of single cells respectively; (4) calculating the charging and discharging levels of single cell that needs to maintain, and determining the battery sets that require charging and discharging maintenance. The maintenance method of power battery pack in the invention can perform analysis of various characteristic data of battery in a real-time manner and pick up the single cells that need charging and discharging maintenance during battery pack operation, and control the ratio of number of batteries that need charging maintenance to that needs discharging maintenance, to achieve bus balance..
Hangzhou Gold Electronic Equipment Inc., Ltd.

Method for controlling storage battery system

A storage battery system control method includes at least the following steps. Respective current soc (state of charge) values of the large capacity storage battery system and the high power storage battery system are acquired.
Ngk Insulators, Ltd.

Lithium-oxygen battery

The invention provides a method for discharging and/or charging a lithium-oxygen battery, where the method comprises the steps of (i) generating a discharge product on or within a working electrode in a lithium-oxygen battery in a discharging step, wherein the amount of lioh in the discharge product is greater than the amount of li2o2; and/or (ii) consuming lioh on or within a working electrode in a lithium-oxygen battery in a charging step, thereby to generate oxygen optionally together with water, wherein the amount of lioh consumed in the charging step is greater than the amount of li2o2 consumed. The the lithium-oxygen battery has an electrolyte comprising an organic solvent, and optionally the water content of the electrolyte after a charging step is 0.01 wt % or more..
Cambridge Enterprise Limited

Secondary battery module

One embodiment of the present disclosure relates to a secondary battery module. A secondary battery module includes a plurality of battery cells; and a first frame configured to accommodate and cool the plurality of battery cells, wherein the first frame includes: a housing configured to accommodate the plurality of battery cells; and at least one cooling plate coupled to one surface of the housing, interposed between groups of one or more battery cells among the plurality of battery cells disposed in the housing, and configured to fix the plurality of battery cells and dissipate heat generated from the plurality of battery cells..
Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.

Battery cell with integrated vapor chamber

A battery cell is made more thermally efficient with the addition of an integrated vapor chamber that extends out from the cell and into an external heat exchange interface. The integrated vapor chamber can contain a working fluid which undergoes phase changes between liquid and vapor phases when there is a temperature differential between the interior and exterior of the cell.
Romeo Systems Inc.

Battery module

The present application can provide a battery module, a method for manufacturing method the same and a thermally conductive material applied to the manufacturing method. The present application can provide a battery module having excellent output relative to volume and heat dissipation characteristics, with being manufactured in a simple process and at a low cost, a method for manufacturing the same, and a thermally conductive material applied to the manufacturing method..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery carrier for an electric motor vehicle with a cooling system

A battery carrier for accommodating at least one battery for an electric motor vehicle is disclosed having tension spring elements being arranged underneath a base of the battery carrier. The tension spring elements press a temperature adjustment element, which is likewise arranged underneath the base, onto the base, such that heat conduction from the base into the temperature adjustment element takes place..
Benteler Automobiltechnik Gmbh

Heating control method and heating control device for battery structure, and battery system

The present application relates to a heating control method and a heating control device for a battery structure, and a battery system. The heating control method includes steps of: s10, detecting a temperature value t of the battery structure; s20, judging whether the temperature value t meets a first heating condition, if yes, going to step s30; s30, controlling a positive electrode terminal to be connected with a negative electrode terminal to form short circuit, so as to heat the battery structure using heat generated by a short circuit current.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Housing for at least one battery module and battery module assembly

The present invention relates to a housing for at least one battery module, preferably for an arrangement of battery modules, with the at least one battery module comprising a plurality of battery cells arranged in a fluid cooled frame. The invention further relates to a battery module assembly comprising at least one battery module installed in a housing..
Akasol Gmbh

Protective circuit module case of battery and electronic device including the same

An electronic device includes a housing having a mounting portion to which a battery is mountable; and the battery mounted to the mounting portion, wherein the battery includes: a battery pouch comprising at least one conductive terminal exposed to the outside; a circuit board electrically connected to the exposed at least one conductive terminal and having at least one circuit element mounted thereon to electrically protect the battery pouch; a case including a first plate and a lateral plate extended to be bent from the first plate, wherein the circuit board is disposed in a space surrounded by the first plate and the lateral plate, and the first plate protrudes further than the accommodated circuit board in an opposite direction of a lateral wall of the battery pouch.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Lithium-ion secondary battery

A positive electrode of a lithium-ion secondary battery contains first positive electrode active material particles and second positive electrode active material particles. The first positive electrode active material particles have a first composition represented by a compositional formula linix1coy1mnz1o2 (here, x1, y1, and z1 are numerical values satisfying 0<x1<1, 0<y1<1, 0.3<z1<0.5, and x1+y1+z1=1).
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Wound battery

A winding-type battery includes a battery case, a power generating element, a cap for blocking an opening of the battery case, and a gasket for insulating the battery case from the cap. The first electrode is connected to the cap via a first current collecting lead, and the second electrode is connected to the battery case via a second current collecting lead.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Separator for secondary batteries with enhanced stability and manufacturing the same

Disclosed are a separator for secondary batteries with enhanced stability and a method of manufacturing the separator. The separator can prevent self-discharge which may occur when a porous non-woven fabric material is used for a separator; can perform a shutdown function at a high temperature of 200° c.
Kia Motors Corporation

Process for producing flexible and shape-conformal rope-shape alkali metal batteries

Provided is a process for producing a rope-shaped alkali metal battery, comprising: (a) providing a first electrode comprising a first conductive porous rod and a first mixture of a first electrode active material and a first electrolyte residing in the pores of the first porous rod; (b) wrapping or encasing a porous separator around the first electrode to form a separator-protected first electrode; (c) providing a second electrode comprising a second conductive porous rod and a second mixture of a second electrode active material and a second electrolyte residing in the pores of the second porous rod; (d) combining the separator-protected first electrode and second electrode to form a braid or a yarn having a twist or spiral electrode; and (e) wrapping or encasing a protective casing or sheath around the braid or yarn to form the rope battery.. .
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Lithium ion secondary battery

The present invention relates to a lithium ion secondary battery, and more particularly, to a lithium ion secondary battery which makes the best use of an accommodating space in electronic apparatus in which a secondary battery is accommodated or mounted to maximize a performance of the battery. A secondary battery includes an electrode assembly in which a plurality of pocketing anode bodies and a plurality of cathode bodies are alternately stacked, in which a concavely recessed space is formed in the electrode assembly, and the space may be formed in the plurality of pocketing anode bodies and the plurality of cathode bodies excluding a cathode body disposed at the lowest end of the electrode assembly..
Route Jade Inc.

Nonaqueous electrolyte solution, nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and producing nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A nonaqueous electrolyte solution used for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a cyclic carbonate and a fluorinated carboxylate ester including two fluorine atoms on an alpha carbon atom derived from a carboxylic acid as a nonaqueous solvent.. .
Daikin Industries, Ltd.

Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

Wherein r1, r2, and r3 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a cyano group, or an optionally halogen atom-substituted hydrogen group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, with the priviso that r1 and r2 do not simultaneously represent hydrogen atoms.. .

Lithium ion secondary battery

Provided is a lithium ion secondary battery with reduced battery resistance, this lithium ion secondary battery using a positive electrode active material with a high potential and a phosphate-based solid electrolyte. The lithium ion secondary battery disclosed herein includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Lithium air battery including quinone-based liquid catalyst inducing discharge in solution

A lithium air battery may include an electrolyte with a donor number of 10 to 40; and a quinone-based liquid catalyst which added to the electrolyte to induce a discharge in the solution.. .
Seoul National University R&db Foundation

Nonaqueous electrolytic solution and lithium secondary battery

A nonaqueous electrolytic solution is a nonaqueous electrolytic solution for a lithium secondary battery, the lithium secondary battery including a positive electrode that includes a positive electrode active material, and a negative electrode that includes a negative electrode active material which is a carbonaceous material storing and releasing a lithium ion. The nonaqueous electrolytic solution includes: one or more anions selected from an oxalato borate anion and an oxalato phosphate anion; and one or more arylamine compounds.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electrolyte for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery comprising same

The present invention relates to an electrolyte for a lithium secondary battery, containing, as an electrolyte additive, at least one compound selected from the group consisting of compounds represented by chemical formulas 1 to 4 below, and can provide a lithium secondary battery which has improved anodic film forming characteristics and battery resistance characteristics at high voltages.. .
Soulbrain Co., Ltd.

Non-aqueous electrolytic solution and lithium ion secondary battery

The present invention provides a non-aqueous electrolytic solution comprising a phosphinoamine-based compound represented by formula (1) below and a lithium ion secondary battery comprising the non-aqueous electrolytic solution. By adding the phosphinoamine-based compound to the non-aqueous electrolytic solution, oxidative degradation in the non-aqueous electrolytic solution is suppressed, and thus gas generation is suppressed..
Nec Corporation

Polymer electrolyte, polymer electrolyte composition, battery, and electronic apparatus

In the formula (1), r1 and r2 are each independently hydrogen or ch3, r3 is any of c2h4, ch(ch3)ch2, and (ch2)3, m and n are each a copolymerization ratio of a structural unit in parentheses, and when m and n are set as follows: m+n=10, m and n satisfy the following formulae: 1≤m≤5 and 5≤n≤9, and p is 2 or more and 8 or less.. .

Electrolyte solution, electrochemical device, lithium ion secondary battery, and module

The present invention provides an electrolyte solution in which a decrease in capacity retention is suppressed and an increase in gas production is suppressed even when stored at high temperatures. Provided is an electrolyte solution containing: a compound (1) represented by formula (1): cf3cfx11coor11, wherein x11 is a hydrogen atom, a fluorine atom, or a c1-c3 alkyl group in which hydrogen atoms are optionally replaced by fluorine atoms, and r11 is a c1-c3 alkyl group in which hydrogen atoms are optionally replaced by fluorine atoms; a fluorinated carbonate; and a cyclic acid anhydride..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

All solid battery with improved energy density and manufacturing the same

Disclosed are an all solid battery including a positive electrode layer including a positive electrode active material, a solid electrolyte and a conductive material coated with an insulator coating layer, an electrolyte layer, and a negative electrode layer and a method of manufacturing an all solid battery the same. In particular, the method includes: coating, by atomic layer deposition (ald), a conductive material with an insulator by atomic layer deposition (ald) to produce a conductive material surrounded by an insulator coating layer; producing a positive electrode layer including the conductive material coated with the insulator coating layer-formed conductive material, a positive electrode active material, and a solid electrolyte; and stacking and pressing the positive electrode layer produced above, an electrolyte layer and a negative electrode layer.
Ulsan National Institute Of Science And Technology

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

There is provided a secondary battery including: a cathode; an anode including a titanium-containing compound; and an electrolytic solution including a dicarbonyl compound. A content of the dicarbonyl compound is from 0.01 wt % to 5 wt % both inclusive..
Hydro-quebec

Method of manufacturing lithium-ion secondary battery and evaluating lithium-ion secondary battery

A method of manufacturing a lithium-ion secondary battery of the present invention includes at least four steps as follows: an initial charging step of charging the lithium-ion secondary battery, which has not been subjected to initial charging, under a temperature environment ranging of equal to or higher than −20° c. And equal to or lower than 15° c.; an aging step of leaving the lithium-ion secondary battery under a temperature environment ranging of equal to or higher than 30° c.
Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

Solid electrolyte and lithium battery employing the same

Wherein each of r1 and r2 is independently selected at least one from the group consisting of the following groups: c2-c4 aliphatic alkyl, optionally substituted phenyl, bisphenol, bisphenol a, bisphenol f, and bisphenol s. The organic polymer is distributed uniformly between the inorganic ceramic electrolytes.

Sealing device for secondary battery

A sealing device for a secondary battery includes a first pressing member on which a first sealing member covering a first surface of a secondary battery is disposed, a second pressing member on which a second sealing member covering a second surface of the secondary battery is disposed, and a gap adjusting member disposed on one or more of the first pressing member and the second pressing member and configured to adjust a distance between the first pressing member and the second pressing member.. .
Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.

Stack module for fuel battery and high temperature electrolysis including individually changeable cell battery module during operation

Disclosed is a stack module for a fuel cell and high temperature electrolysis including an individually changeable cell battery module during operation, the stack module being designed to be able to individually separate, couple, or replace a plurality of cell battery modules by a one-touch manner during operation so that maintenance costs are low, and, even when one or more cell battery modules are separated from a fuel transfer panel, other cell battery modules can operate normally such that superior power generation efficiency can be achieved.. .
Korea Institute Of Ceramic Engineering And Technolgy

Solid electrolyte sheet for all-solid battery, a manufacturing same, and an all-solid battery including same

A solid electrolyte sheet for all-solid batteries has a carrier film including poly (methyl methacrylate) and an ionic conductive material, and has a solid electrolyte slurry coated on the carrier film. The solid electrolyte sheet and an all-solid battery including such a solid electrolyte sheet can realize formation of a solid electrolyte layer as a thin film and can prevent a short-circuit upon stacking a positive electrode and a negative electrode.
Industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University

Temperature detecting device and insertion hole structure of base

A temperature detecting device is equipped with an insertion hole structure for guiding a case which is inserted from outside into a holder that covers an outer wall of a battery cell, to the outer wall of the battery cell. In this insertion structure, a plurality of load distribution portions, specifically a first structure and a second structure, are formed at the periphery of an opening of an insertion hole.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Cathode for lithium air battery having improved capacity

A cathode for a lithium air battery may include a carbon foam having a net structure configured by a plurality of 3d open cells; an electrode material coated on a skeleton of the carbon foam and filled in the 3d open cells; and an air channel providing a space such that air introduced into the battery flows.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Process for flexible and shape-conformal rope-shape alkali metal-sulfur batteries

Provided is a process for producing a rope-shape alkali metal-sulfur battery, comprising (a) providing a first electrode comprising a conductive porous rod and a mixture of a first electrode active material and a first electrolyte residing in pores of the first porous rod; (b) providing a porous separator wrapping around the first electrode to form a separator-protected first electrode; (c) providing a second electrode comprising a conductive porous rod having a mixture of a second electrode active material and a second electrolyte residing in pores of the second porous rod; (d) combining the separator-protected first electrode and the second electrode to form a braid or a yarn; and (d) encasing the braid or yarn with a protective sheath; wherein one of the electrodes is a cathode containing sulfur or a sulfur compound as a cathode active material and the battery has a length-to-diameter aspect ratio no less than 5.. .
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Flexible and shape-conformal rope-shape alkali metal batteries

Provided is a rope-shaped alkali metal battery comprising: (a) a first electrode comprising a first conductive porous rod having pores and a first mixture of a first electrode active material and a first electrolyte residing in the pores of the first porous rod; (b) a porous separator wrapping around or encasing the first electrode to form a separator-protected first electrode; (c) a second electrode comprising a second conductive porous rod having pores and a second mixture of a second electrode active material and a second electrolyte residing in the pores of the second porous rod; wherein the separator-protected first electrode and second electrode are combined to form a braid or a yarn having a twist or spiral electrode; and (d) a protective casing or sheath wrapping around or encasing the braid or yarn.. .
Nanoteck Instruments, Inc.

Battery

A battery according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes a first electrode layer, a first counter electrode layer being a counter electrode of the first electrode layer, a first solid electrolyte layer located between the first electrode layer and the first counter electrode layer, and a first heat-conducting layer including a first region containing a heat-conducting material. The first region is located between the first electrode layer and the first solid electrolyte layer..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Binder composition for secondary battery electrode, slurry composition for secondary battery electrode, electrode for secondary battery, and secondary battery

Provided is a binder composition for a secondary battery electrode that, when used in production of a slurry composition for a secondary battery electrode, enables favorable dispersion of an electrode active material and a conductive material in high concentration while ensuring coatability. The binder composition for a secondary battery electrode contains a binder.
Zeon Corporation

Chemical-free production of graphene-wrapped electrode active material particles for battery applications

Provided is a simple, fast, scalable, and environmentally benign method of producing graphene-embraced or encapsulated particles of a battery electrode active material directly from a graphitic material, the method comprising: a) mixing graphitic material particles, multiple particles of an electrode active material, and non-polymeric particles of milling media to form a mixture in an impacting chamber, wherein the graphitic material has never been intercalated, oxidized, or exfoliated and the chamber contains therein no previously produced graphene sheets; b) operating the energy impacting apparatus with a frequency and an intensity for a length of time sufficient for peeling off graphene sheets from the graphitic material and transferring graphene sheets to surfaces of electrode active material particles to produce graphene-embraced active material particles; and c) recovering the graphene-embraced particles from the impacting chamber. Also provided is a mass of the graphene-embraced particles, electrode containing such particles, and battery containing this electrode..
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Method of coating active material of battery and electronic device having the same

A battery is disclosed and includes a positive electrode assembly including a positive electrode substrate, a positive electrode active material coated at one surface of the positive electrode substrate, and a positive electrode tab attached to the one surface of the positive electrode substrate; a negative electrode assembly including a negative electrode substrate, a negative electrode active material coated at one surface of the negative electrode substrate, and a negative electrode tab attached to the one surface of the negative electrode substrate; and a separator located between the positive electrode assembly and the negative electrode assembly, wherein in a first area facing the positive electrode tab at the one surface of the negative electrode substrate, the negative electrode active material is not coated, and in a second area adjacent to the first area in a length direction of the positive electrode tab at the one surface of the negative electrode substrate, the negative electrode active material is coated.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Positive electrode active material for magnesium secondary battery, positive electrode for magnesium secondary battery, and magnesium secondary battery

A positive electrode active material for a magnesium secondary battery, and a positive electrode for a magnesium secondary battery and a magnesium secondary battery in which the positive electrode active material is used are provided. The positive electrode active material consists of a magnesium composite oxide which is represented by formula (1): mgxm1ym2zo2 and which has a rock salt-type crystal structure of space group fm-3m.
Tokyo University Of Science Foundation

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack

According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode includes at least one oxide selected from the group consisting of a first oxide having a spinel structure and represented by lixni0.5mn1.5o4, a second metal phosphate having an olivine structure and represented by lixmn1-wfewpo4, and a third oxide having a layered structure and represented by lixniymnzco1-y-zo2.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack

According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode includes at least one oxide selected from the group consisting of a first oxide having a spinel structure and represented by lixni0.5mn1.5o4, a second metal phosphate having an olivine structure and represented by lix9 mn1−wfewpo4, and a third oxide having a layered structure and represented by lixniymnzco1−y−zo2.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Electrolyte and battery

An electrolyte is provided, which includes (a) 100 parts by weight of oxide-based solid state inorganic electrolyte, (b) 20 to 70 parts by weight of [li(—or1)n−or2]y, wherein r1 is c1-4 alkylene group, r2 is c1-4 alkyl group, n is 2 to 100, and y is pf6−, bf4−, asf6−, sbf6−, clo4−, alcl4−, gacl4−, no3−, c(so2cf3)3−, n(so2cf3)2−, scn−, cf3cf2so3−, c6f5so3−, cf3co2−, so3f−, b(c6h5)4−, cf3so3−, or a combination thereof, (c) 1 to 10 parts by weight of nano oxide, and (d) 1 to 20 parts by weight of binder. The electrolyte can be disposed between a positive electrode and a negative electrode to form a battery..
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Doped conductive oxides, and improved electrodes for electrochemical energy storage devices based on this material

The object of the present invention is to provide a class of novel highly conductive doped oxides and their use as an electrode plate additive for batteries. With tungsten oxide or molybdenum oxide as the precursor, the controllable metal doping leads to the formation of highly conductive oxide materials with high hydrogen evolution and high oxygen evolution potential, and can be stable in the sulfuric acid solution.
Nantong Volta Materials Ltd.

Method for manufacturing positive electrode for lithium ion secondary battery and positive electrode for lithium ion secondary battery

A method for manufacturing a positive electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery includes preparing lithium manganese complex oxide particles, preparing coated particles by forming a coating including a li+-conductive oxide on a surface of each lithium manganese complex oxide particle, introducing fluorine into at least a part of the coated particles, preparing a fluid composition by mixing the coated particles at least a part of which fluorine is introduced into, a conductive material, an aqueous binder, and an aqueous solvent, forming a positive electrode mixture layer by disposing the fluid composition on a surface of a collector, and drying the positive electrode mixture layer. The thickness of the coating is 5 nm or more and 10 nm or less.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Process for flexible and shape-conformal cable-shape alkali metal-sulfur batteries

Provided is a process for producing a cable-shaped alkali metal-sulfur battery, comprising: (a) providing a first electrode comprising a conductive porous rod and a first mixture of a first electrode active material and a first electrolyte, wherein the first mixture resides in the pores of the porous rod; (b) wrapping around or encasing the first electrode with a porous separator to form a porous separator-protected structure; (c) wrapping around or encasing the porous separator-protected structure with a second electrode which comprises an electrically conductive porous layer and a second mixture of a second electrode active material and a second electrolyte, and the second mixture resides in pores of the porous layer; and (d) wrapping around or encasing the second electrode with a protective casing or sheath to form the battery; wherein either the first or the second electrode contains sulfur or a sulfur compound as a cathode active material.. .
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Composite material comprising carbon nano-objects, process for preparing same, and ink and electrode comprising this material

Electrochemical system in particular a lithium ion storage battery comprising said electrode.. .

Electrode composite material, preparation method thereof, cathode and battery including the same

An electrode composite material is disclosed in the invention. The electrode composite material comprises abxcydz, wherein a is selected from at least one of polypyrrole, polyacrylonitrile, and polyacrylonitrile copolymer; b comprises sulfur, c is selected from carbon material; d is selected from metal oxides, 1≤x≤20, 0≤y<1, and 0≤z<1.
Positec Power Tools (suzhou) Co., Ltd

Positive electrode material for non-aqueous secondary batteries, non-aqueous secondary battery, and producing positive electrode material for non-aqueous secondary batteries

A method for producing a positive electrode material for non-aqueous secondary batteries includes: performing a heat treatment on zirconium boride particles in an oxygen-containing atmosphere at a heat treatment temperature of not less than 220° c. And not more than 390° c., thereby obtaining heat-treated particles; and mixing the heat-treated particles with a positive electrode active material which contains a lithium transition metal complex oxide particles including at least one of cobalt and nickel in a composition thereof and having a layered structure, such that a content of the heat-treated particles relative to the lithium transition metal complex oxide particles is, as zirconium, not less than 0.25 mol % and not more than 2.2 mol %, thereby obtaining a positive electrode material for non-aqueous secondary batteries..
Nichia Corporation

Active material and fluoride ion battery

An active material has a favorable capacity property. The active material is to be used for a fluoride ion battery, the active material including a crystal phase having a perovskite structure, and represented by abo3 or a fluoride of the abo3, in which the a and the b are different metal elements; the a includes at least one kind of a metal element belonging to group 2 and group 3 in the periodic table; and the b includes at least one kind of a transition metal element belonging to period 4 to period 6 in the periodic table..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Method for manufacturing slurry for positive electrode of nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and slurry for positive electrode of nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

Provided is a method for manufacturing a slurry for a positive electrode of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery containing an alkali metal complex oxide, the method making it possible to reliably deaerate surplus carbonic acid gas after an alkali component of a slurry containing the alkali metal complex oxide is neutralized within a short period of time. The method for manufacturing a slurry for a positive electrode of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a step of manufacturing an electrode slurry including a step of performing a neutralization treatment on an alkali component in the slurry by using inorganic carbon dissolved in a solvent of the slurry and a step of deaerating the inorganic carbon in the slurry as carbonic acid gas by causing cavitation..
National Institute Of Advanced Industrial Science And Technology

Positive electrode active material for lithium secondary battery, preparing the same, and lithium secondary battery including the same

Provided are a positive electrode active material having a concentration gradient in which concentrations of nickel and manganese are gradually changed from a center of a particle to a surface thereof, and a peak appears at 235° c. Or more when heat flow of the positive electrode active material is measured by differential scanning calorimetry, a method of preparing the positive electrode active material, and a lithium secondary battery including the positive electrode active material..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

High-voltage ternary positive electrode material for lithium-ion battery and preparation method thereof

The present invention discloses a high-voltage ternary positive electrode material for lithium-ion battery and preparation method thereof. The chemical formula of the material is lini0.6-xmgxco0.2-yalymn0.2-ztizo2-dfd, wherein 0<x,y,z,d≤0.05.
Sichuan Fuhua New Energy High-tech Co., Ltd.

Electrode for lithium ion secondary battery, and lithium ion secondary battery

Provided is an electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery which includes an electrode current collector where an electrode active material mixture for a lithium ion secondary battery is disposed. The electrode active material mixture for a lithium ion secondary battery includes an electrode active material, a conductive agent containing carbon black, and a binder, and a maximum particle diameter (dmax_c) of the carbon black is smaller than a maximum particle diameter (dmax_e) of the electrode active material..
Automotive Energy Supply Corporation

Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a non-aqueous electrolyte and an electrode body in which a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate are layered with a separator interposed therebetween. The positive electrode plate contains a phosphate compound.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Positive electrode active material particle powder for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, producing same, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

Positive electrode active material particle powder includes lithium manganese oxide particle powder having li and mn as main components and a cubic spinel structure with an fd-3m space group. The lithium manganese oxide particle powder is composed of secondary particles, which are aggregates of primary particles, an average particle diameter (d50) of the secondary particles being from 4 μm to 20 μm, and at least 80% of the primary particles exposed on surfaces of the secondary particles each have a polyhedral shape in which each (111) plane thereof is adjacent to at least one (100) plane thereof..
Toda Kogyo Corp.

Method of activating two-dimensional materials for multivalent/polyatomic-ion intercalation battery electrodes

A method for activating two-dimensional host materials for a multivalent/polyatomic ion battery may include adding a pillaring salt in electrolyte. This process may be followed by in-situ electrochemically intercalating the pillaring ions, solvent molecules and multivalent ions into the van der waals gap of host materials.
University Of Houston System

Negative electrode for power storage device, forming the same, and power storage device

An object is to suppress electrochemical decomposition of an electrolyte solution and the like at a negative electrode in a lithium ion battery or a lithium ion capacitor; thus, irreversible capacity is reduced, cycle performance is improved, or operating temperature range is extended. A negative electrode for a power storage device including a negative electrode current collector, a negative electrode active material layer which is over the negative electrode current collector and includes a plurality of particles of a negative electrode active material, and a film covering pan of the negative electrode active material.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Method of preparing a material of a battery cell

A continuous process for producing a material of a battery cell using a system having a mist generator, a drying chamber, one or more gas-solid separators and a reactor is provided. A mist generated from a liquid mixture of two or more metal precursor compounds in desired ratio is dried inside the drying chamber.

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

A secondary battery includes: a cathode including a cathode current collector and a first cathode active material layer provided on the cathode current collector; an anode including an anode current collector and a first anode active material layer provided on the anode current collector to face the first cathode active material layer and including a titanium-containing compound; an intermediate electrode provided between the cathode and the anode and including an intermediate current collector, a second anode active material layer provided on the intermediate current collector to face the first cathode active material layer and including the titanium-containing compound, and a second cathode active material layer provided on the intermediate current collector to face the first anode active material layer; and an electrolytic solution including a solvent and an electrolyte salt and having number of molecules of the electrolyte salt equal to or larger than number of molecules of the solvent.. .
Hydro-quebec

End plate assembly of battery module and battery module

The present application relates to an end plate assembly of a battery module and a battery module. The end plate assembly includes an end plate and an energy absorbing component, the energy absorbing component is arranged between the end plate and a battery, the energy absorbing component includes a stress bearing plate and a bending plate, the bending plate and the stress bearing plate are connected with each other.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Method of manufacturing secondary battery

A method of manufacturing a secondary battery including a negative electrode collector connected to a layered negative electrode core body exposed portion by welding, the method including a first step of disposing a core body connection of the negative electrode collector on an outer surface side of a layered negative electrode core body exposed portion so that a recess in the core body connection opposes the layered negative electrode core body exposed portion, a second step of pressing, with a pressing member, a portion in the core body connection where the recess is formed, forming a deformed portion, and contacting the deformed portion to the layered negative electrode core body exposed portion, and a third step of abutting an electrode for resistance welding against the negative electrode collector and resistance welding the negative electrode collector and the layered negative electrode core body exposed portion to each other.. .
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Separator winding core, separator roll, and cleaning separator winding core

The invention provides for a reduction in the period of time necessary for recycling a separator winding core around which a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator is wound. The separator winding core is described by the munsell color system as (i) a lightness of not less than 3.0 but not more than 9.2 and (ii) a chroma of not less than 0.5..
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Separator roll and non-aqueous secondary battery

A separator roll including a separator wound around a core, the separator including: a porous substrate; and a porous layer obtained by solidifying a coating layer formed by coating one or both sides of the porous substrate with a coating liquid including a resin and/or an inorganic particle, the separator having a shrinkage rate in md direction, determined by a method, of ≤1.0%, the method including: removing, from the separator roll, the separator by five revolutions of the separator roll starting from an outer end of the separator roll, and cutting out, from an end of the remaining separator roll, a piece of the separator of 200 mm-length in md direction, to prepare a sample; leaving the sample in a tensionless state at 25° c. For 24 hours; measuring a length of the sample in md direction before and after the leaving; and calculating the shrinkage rate in md direction..
Teijin Limited

Secondary battery which detects displacement of gas discharge part to prevent battery cell swelling, system for charging secondary battery, and manufacturing secondary battery

The present invention relates to a secondary battery, which detects a displacement of a gas discharging part and prevents battery cell swelling, and a system for charging a secondary battery and a method of manufacturing a secondary battery. The secondary battery include a gas discharging part, which is positioned at one end of a sealing part that seals an electrode assembly and induces a discharge of gas by weakening bonding force more than other attachment portions of the sealing part, and a detecting part which detects a displacement generated in the gas discharging part and generates an electric signal..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery pack

A battery pack is a battery pack that is configured by arranging plural chargeable-dischargeable single cells in a specified direction. Each of the plural single cells includes: an electrode body including a positive electrode and a negative electrode; and a box-shaped battery case accommodating the electrode body and an electrolyte.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

End plate of battery module and battery module

The present application relates to the technical field of batteries and, particularly, relates to an end plate of a battery module and a battery module. The end plate of a battery module includes a main body and an energy absorbing body, the energy absorbing body includes an acting portion and a connecting portion, the acting portion protrudes in a direction from the main body toward a battery, and the acting portion is connected with the main body through the connecting portion.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Flexible and shape-conformal cable-shape alkali metal-sulfur batteries

Provided is a cable-shaped alkali metal-sulfur battery comprising: (a) a first electrode comprising an electrically conductive porous rod and a first mixture of a first electrode active material and a first electrolyte residing in pores of the porous rod; (b) a porous separator wrapping around the first electrode; (c) a second electrode comprising an electrically conductive porous layer wrapping around or encasing the separator, wherein the porous layer contains a second mixture of a second electrode active material and a second electrolyte residing in pores of the porous layer; and (d) a protective sheath encasing the second electrode; wherein one electrode is a cathode containing sulfur, a sulfur-carbon compound, sulfur-polymer composite, or metal sulfide.. .
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Housing of battery module and battery module

The present application relates to a housing of battery module and a battery module. The housing includes a lower shell, an upper cover and two output components, the lower shell includes a lower shell body and at least one connecting member; the lower shell body is separated into accommodating chambers for accommodating bare cell; an installation site for connecting member is provided in each accommodating chamber; every two adjacent accommodating chambers are provided with one connecting member between and penetrating through the every two adjacent accommodating chambers; an installation site for output component and an output hole are provided in each of a first one and a last one of the plurality of accommodation chambers; the two output components are sealedly connected with two output holes, respectively.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Battery case and remote controller including the same

A battery case from which a battery is easily separated and a remote controller including the same are provided. The battery case includes a body including a battery container and a pressing member installed in the battery container and configured to press the batteries in response to the batteries are being from the body..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Cupboard lamp

The utility model provides a cupboard lamp, comprising a battery compartment; wherein the battery compartment comprises a compartment housing component and a compartment cover component; the compartment housing component comprises a first battery cavity and a second battery cavity; the compartment housing component also comprises a third battery cavity; and the third battery cavity is positioned between the first battery cavity and the second battery cavity, and is higher than the first battery cavity and the second battery cavity. The third battery cavity is disposed at a relatively higher position between the first battery cavity and the second battery cavity, so the battery compartment is more compactly structured and has a better power supply capability.
Shenzhen Envision Technology Limited

Battery module

Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a battery module. According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, there is provided a battery module including a plurality of battery cells each including at least one electrode tab, and a bus bar in contact with the electrode tabs to electrically connect the plurality of battery cells, wherein the bus bar includes a plate in which a plurality of holes are formed, and the electrode tabs are inserted into at least a portion of the plurality of holes to electrically connect the plurality of battery cells..
Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.

Battery cell housing, support and grouping a plurality of battery cell housings

A battery cell housing (10) includes a housing shell (12) and a housing cover (11). A holding device (20) is arranged on a bottom (15) of the housing shell (12) and is assigned a mating holding device (21) on a support (22).
Schuler Pressen Gmbh

Load driver

A load driver includes a microcomputer controlling an on-off switching of a first relay and a second relay. The load driver also includes a fourth switching element performing an on-off drive of the first relay based on a drive signal from the microcomputer, and a fifth switching element performing an on-off drive of the second relay based on a permission signal from the microcomputer.
Denso Corporation

Fire detection system

A fire alert system includes an integrated environment detector such as a fire detector with one or more sensors. The integrated environment detector can be incorporated into an electrical outlet with one or more electrical sockets.

Battery pack monitoring and warranty tracking system

Systems and methods are disclosed for monitoring battery usage information. In an embodiment, battery usage data is received from a battery energy storage system comprising a battery pack.
Powin Energy Corporation

Reduced-size user interfaces for battery management

A device with a touch-sensitive display and a battery can determine a battery level of the battery, and in accordance with a determination that the battery level is at or below a first threshold value, cause a haptic output and/or enter a low-power mode. While in low-power mode, the device may produce different outputs in response to user inputs than while in a normal power mode.
Apple Inc.

Electronic device and heat control method based on temperature of battery in electronic device

An electronic device according to an embodiment includes a battery supplying power to the electronic device, at least one circuit board having one or more components disposed thereon, a first temperature sensor disposed in a first region of the circuit board that is adjacent to one of the one or more components, a second temperature sensor disposed in a second region away from the first region, and a processor configured to measure a first temperature corresponding to the first region using the first temperature sensor, measure a second temperature corresponding to the second region or the outside of the electronic device using the second temperature sensor, determine a third temperature for the battery based at least on the first and second temperatures, and control the use of a resource of the electronic device when the third temperature satisfies a specified condition. Other various embodiments are also possible..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and a system for locating a mobile telephone

An ultra-low-power acoustic locator circuitry for locating a battery operated device when the battery is dead, or when a mobile communication device is set to silent mode.. .
Wizedsp Ltd.

Charge measurement in a system using a pulse frequency modulated dc-dc converter

The charge drawn from a battery during each switching event (pulse) of a pulse frequency modulated dc-dc converter is determined during a calibration period. Based on differences in pulse rate with different current loading.
Silicon Laboratories Inc.

Charge measurement calibration in a system using a pulse frequency modulated dc-dc converter

A calibration current load is selectively coupled to an output of a pulse frequency modulated (pfm) dc-dc converter during a calibration operation to increase charge supplied from a battery supplying an input voltage to the converter. A voltage across a sense resistor in series with the battery is integrated during a measurement interval while the calibration current load is coupled to the output.
Silicon Laboratories Inc.

Battery state sensing device and manufacturing method therefor

A battery state detecting device (100) includes a shunt resistor (5), a post connection terminal (1), a harness connection terminal (2), a circuit board (6), and a connector (3). The post connection terminal (1) is electrically connected to a battery post (91) of a battery (90).
Furukawa Automotive Systems Inc.

Method and electronic device for detecting internal short circuit in battery

Embodiments herein provide a method and electronic device for detecting an internal short circuit in a battery. The method includes obtaining, by a battery management system, battery gauge data.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Non-contact intelligent battery sensing system and method

In view of drivers cannot equip their vehicles with conventional intelligent battery monitoring system by themselves because the wire connections of the intelligent battery monitoring system are complex, the present invention particularly discloses a non-contact intelligent battery sensing system showing the advantages of simple circuit framework and low manufacturing cost. Since the non-contact intelligent battery sensing system only comprises a magnetic field sensor and a sensor controlling module, it is very easy for the drivers to equip their vehicles with this non-contact intelligent battery sensing system by themselves.
Prolific Technology Inc.

Method for checking a wire connection

A method for checking a wire connection comprises providing a first current by a first power channel and measuring a first voltage by a first measuring channel when each of a positive terminal of the first measuring channel and a positive terminal of the first power channel is connected to one of positive terminals of batteries and each of a negative terminal of the first measuring channel and a negative terminal of the second measuring channel is connected to one of negative terminals of the batteries after measuring the first voltage, providing a second current by the first power channel and measuring a second voltage by the first measuring channel, and determining whether the first measuring channel and the first power channel are connected to a same battery of the batteries.. .
Chroma Ate Inc.

Modular cartridge storage system for firearm

This disclosure relates to a system and method for storage of a modular cartridge within a cavity formed in a portion of a firearm, wherein the cavity is not the magazine well of the firearm. The disclosure provides for a system for disengagebly retaining such modular cartridges, as well as multiple embodiments of cartridges which may be retained therein.
Magnetospeed, Llc

Thermoelectric insulated cooler for motorcycles

A thermoelectric cooling apparatus for use with a motorcycle includes a housing having a bottom wall and a wall structure extending upwardly that defines an interior area and an open top providing selective access to the interior area. A conductive lining is situated adjacent to the insulation layer that includes an aluminum cooling plate upwardly displaced from the bottom wall such that the bottom wall, the wall structure and the cooling plate defining a hollow compartment.

Capillary proximity heater

For the production of the proximity capillary heater with high energy savings, subjected to appropriate electrical voltage (2) and equipped, upstream of the microfiltration apparatus (9) for the elimination of calcareous particles present in fluids and, downstream, of the nozzle (7) or connector, or closed circuit (fig. 3) is used steel or graphene with high or very high thermal transmissivity, in case the invenction is used to produce food or drinks for human consumption the item will be industrialized in an appropriate material for foods.

Mobile lighting system

A mobile lighting system configured to provide lighting to remote locations. The system is configured to be moved into a location by rolling on a moving apparatus, such as wheels or a continuous track and to shine light on a desired area by adjusting poles to raise or lower the nights, and rotating the lights within a mount that is mounted to the pole.
Stingray Industries, Llc

Osmosis energy storage & restoration system and indirect solar powerplant

Natural water evaporation is a buffered process with huge energy absorption from solar & its derivative wind energy. When large surface shallow pool filled with aqueous solution is exposed under sky, the most portion of natural energy will be spent for pulling water out of water molecules cluster, yet there is still some energy for splitting water from solutes, then the concentration increases, in turn, despite the main former energy is sacrificed, but the stronger solution can redeem most the latter energy during a process of pressure retarded osmosis (pro), via membranes separating solution & available water in situ, then the redeemed energy serves as utilizable power output, with the assistance of key units or components: the osmotic to hydraulic pressure transformer, the hydraulic oil current rectification fluidic circuit & a hydraulic motor.

Autonomous pool cleaning robot

A pool cleaning robot that has a water jet electrohydraulic motorized propulsion/pump unit and a waste-collecting body having a battery for powering said unit, the unit and the battery being contained inside a rotary and sealed turret, external to the body of the robot. The robot advantageously has an automatic direction reversing device having a vane secured to the turret with a first end stop and second end stops..
Kokido Development Limited

Formwork device

The present invention relates to a formwork device for a battery formwork for the production of structural elements, in particular prefabricated concrete elements, which comprises at least two partition walls and the formwork device comprises two formwork panels that are connected to one another, preferably in an articulated manner, in order to be transferred from an unfolded state to a folded state, where each formwork panel comprises a formwork front side for attaching formwork elements and a formwork rear side, and the formwork rear sides of the two formwork panels face each other in the folded state and the formwork device is intended to be positioned in the folded state between the partition wall. The present invention further relates to an arrangement consisting of a battery formwork and at least one formwork device according to the invention, where the formwork device is arranged suspended in the battery formwork..
Doka Newcon Gmbh

Resin composition, microporous membrane, separator and secondary battery

One aspect of the invention provides a resin composition suitably used as a raw material for a separator of a secondary battery excellent in safety, a microporous film obtained by forming the resin composition, a separator including the microporous film, and a secondary battery having the separator.. .

Lifting and automatic positioning system of electric vehicles for battery swap

A lifting and automatic positioning system of an electric vehicle for a battery swap from the bottom including three or more piston type lifting devices, wherein the system has three or more identical elements fixed to the bottom of the chassis, cylindrical but with a surface pointed towards the ground suitably shaped with a little hemispherical housing at the highest midpoint. The three or more piston type lifting devices are placed in resting position below the ground level with a top view positioning that is the same as that of the identical elements secured to the vehicle and have load bearing balls on the upper extremities, with a diameter just less than the hemispherical housings..
Picchio S.p.a.

Magnet work machine

Simplification of a device configuration and control is realized, which enables attraction and release by a magnet without using a battery. A magnet work machine includes a generator motor (8) driven by an engine (7); and an inverter (10) which controls a magnet (6) and the generator motor (8) such that the magnet (6) is energized by electric power from the generator motor (8) to attract metal scraps or the like, and during demagnetization for releasing metal scraps or the like, electric power applied to the magnet (6) is transmitted to the generator motor (8) as regenerative power so as to be consumed.
Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.

Vertical take-off and landing aircraft using hybrid-electric propulsion system

A vertical take-off and landing aircraft using a hybrid electric propulsion system includes an engine, a generator that produces electric power using power supplied by the engine, and a battery that stores the produced electric power. A motor receives the electric power stored in the battery and electric power produced by the generator but not stored in the battery and provides the power to a thrust generating apparatus.
Hankuk Carbon Co., Ltd.

Aircraft capable of vertical take-off and landing, vertical and horizontal flight and on-air energy generation

An aircraft includes: a fuselage having opposing leading and trailing extremities along a vertical axis; a fixed wing airframe having opposed at least two main wings connected to the fuselage and extending on a horizontal axis; at least two electric coplanar main wing motors respectively attached to the main wings; a duct frame attach to the trailing extremity of the fuselage; at least two horizontal stabilizers connected to the duct frame and extending on the horizontal axis; an electric tail motor fitted an inner side of the duct frame; multiple battery packs installed inside the fuselage and suitable for supply power to the main wing motors and the tail motor; and support beams suitable for connecting the duct frame to the fuselage.. .
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

Battery-pack-cooling device

A battery-pack-cooling device that cools a battery pack, the battery pack including a plurality of battery modules that are provided in a space enclosed by a case and a cover. The plurality of battery modules are arranged at intervals.
Mitsubishi Jidosha Engineering Kabushiki Kaisha

Driving system of an electro-mechanical apparatus

A battery pack includes a plurality of rechargeable batteries, a sensor, and a battery manager. The sensor obtains motion information of the rechargeable batteries.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Charging system

A manager of a charging system assigns a first state, a second state, or a third state to each of blocks of a storage battery, and outputs, when charging units include a first charging unit including a first block to which the first state is assigned, an instruction to a controller such that power stored in the first block is distributed to a second charging unit other than the first charging unit via a trunk distribution line. The first state indicates that none of the charging units are using the first block.
Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation

Information inquiry system and information inquiry method

An information inquiry system including an electric vehicle, an instant messaging (im) background server, and a mobile communication device. The electric vehicle includes a battery management system (bms) and a beacon device.
Optimum Battery Co., Ltd.

Method for prolonging endurance of electric vehicle and associated module

A method for prolonging endurance of an electric vehicle and an associated module are provided. Power is continually provided to an electric vehicle by a fixed battery to power driving of the electric vehicle, and power of a replacement battery is charged to the fixed battery through a charging unit.
Kentfa Advanced Technology Corp.

Vehicle bi-directional power inverter system and method

An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a bi-directional inverter of a vehicle. The bi-directional inverter may include an alternating current (ac) to direct current (dc) inverter configured to receive ac power from a power grid and generate dc power on a dc bus operatively coupled to a vehicle battery.
Panasonic Automotive Systems Company Of America, Division Of Panasonic Corporation Of North America

Hybrid vehicle, control device for hybrid vehicle and control hybrid vehicle

When a boost converter has an abnormality, a battery-less traveling is executed by shutting off a gate of the boost converter and setting a voltage command vh* of a capacitor (high-voltage-system electric power line) to a predetermined voltage vhset higher than a battery voltage vb. Then, during the execution of the battery-less traveling, when it is determined that a charging current has flowed through a battery or when it is determined that the voltage (high-voltage-system voltage) vh of the capacitor has approached the battery voltage vb, it is determined that an upper arm of the boost converter has been short-circuited..
Aisin Aw Co., Ltd.

Intelligent multi-loop thermal management system for an electric vehicle

An intelligent multi-loop thermal management system for and electric vehicle has components including a battery pack, an electric-drive module, an on-board charger a dc/dc converter, a battery radiator, a battery refrigerator, a motor radiator, an electric water pump, an electric oil pump, an expansion tank, a ptc heater, a heat exchanger, an electric compressor, a condenser, an evaporator, a receiver drier, and a heater core. The system also includes an electric-drive module having a drive motor and a motor control unit.
Bordrin Motor Corporation

Handheld kitchen appliance assembly

A handheld kitchen appliance assembly including a drive unit having a housing, a rechargeable battery disposed within the housing, and a motor disposed within the housing and powered by the battery. The handheld appliance assembly also includes a tool having an attachment portion for releasably connecting the tool to the drive unit.
Tti (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Modular tool system

A modular tool system is disclosed herein with a power unit, a battery, a controller, a sensor, and a plurality of tool modules. The hand-held sized power unit can include a motor housing and a motor with a shaft.

Feed-through component

A feed-through component for a conductor feed-through which passes through a part of a housing, for example a battery housing, is embedded in a glass or glass ceramic material and has at least one conductor, for example an essentially pin-shaped conductor, and a head part. The surface, in particular the cross-sectional surface, of the head part is greater than the surface, in particular the cross-sectional surface, of the conductor, for example of the essentially pin-shaped conductor.
Schott Ag

An earpiece assembly to interact with implantable neural stimulators

An ear-piece assembly includes (i) an antenna portion enclosing a transmitting antenna configured to send one or more input signals containing electrical energy to a passive implantable neural stimulator device such that the passive implantable neural stimulator generates one or more stimulation pulses suitable for stimulating a neural structure in the craniofacial region solely using the electrical energy in the input signals; and (ii) an enclosure coupled to the antenna portion, wherein enclosure is sized and shaped to be mounted on a helix portion of an ear such that, when worn by a patient, weight from the enclosure is distributed over the helix portion of the ear for the enclosure to rest thereon, wherein the enclosure comprises (i) a controller module configured to provide the one or more input signals to the transmitting antenna, and (ii) a battery adapted to provide energy to the ear-piece assembly.. .
Micron Devices Llc

Defibrillator comprising ladder bridge circuit

A defibrillator disclosed in the present application including at least: a high voltage capacitor charged through a battery power source; a ladder bridge circuit connected to one end of the high voltage capacitor; a control unit for controlling an on/off operation of switching elements constituting the ladder bridge circuit, wherein the ladder bridge circuit comprises: a first circuit unit and a second circuit unit, one ends of which are connected to one end of the high voltage capacitor and which are connected in parallel to each other; and a third circuit unit connected in series to the other ends of the first circuit unit and the second circuit unit.. .
Radian Corporation

Illuminated surgical retractor

An illuminated surgical retractor includes a blade, a handle, a curved section and an illumination assembly. The blade has a top surface and a bottom surface.
Obp Medical Corporation

End cap assembly for retractor and other medical devices

An illuminated medical device, comprising a blade portion having a proximal end and a distal end, the blade portion comprising an operative portion at the distal end, a handle portion connected to the proximal end of the blade portion, the handle portion having a hollow cross-section and an open bottom end, an illumination assembly comprising at least one light source, an activation device for energizing the light source, and at least one battery for powering the light source, and an end cap assembly coupled to the open bottom end of the handle portion and accommodating the activation device and the at least one battery therein. In the illuminated medical device, a portion of the activation device extends through an opening in the end cap assembly and the at least one battery is held by the end cap assembly to overlap with the activation device and the opening in the end cap assembly..
Obp Medical Corporation

Electrocardiography patch

An electrocardiography patch is provided. A pair of electrodes are exposed on a contact surface of a flexible backing.
Bardy Diagnostics, Inc.

Method and system for providing versatile nirs sensors

A wireless near-infrared spectrometry sensor includes a light source for emitting near-infrared energy into tissue and a light receiver for receiving the near-infrared energy after it exits the tissue. The sensor may include a portable energy source for supplying energy to the light source.
J&m Shuler, Inc.

Agricultural machine

An agricultural machine for conducting an agricultural working process includes a combustion engine (2), electrical consumers (3-8), a chargeable electrical battery (9) for electrically supplying the consumers (3-8) and a monitor module (10) for monitoring the charging level of the battery (9). It is proposed that some of the electrical consumers (3-8) of the agricultural machine (1) are peripheral consumers (3-8) for providing functions in a parking state of the agricultural machine (1), in which the combustion engine (2) is shut off, that a power management module (11) is provided, which in the parking state of the agricultural machine (1) monitors the charging level of the battery (9) via the monitor module (11) and deactivates at least one peripheral consumer (3-8), when the charging level falls below a threshold level..
Claas E-systems Kgaa Mbh & Co. Kg

Lg Chem, Ltd.

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Nichia Corporation

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Unist (ulsan National Institute Of Science And Tec Hnology)

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Wireless battery charging module

A wireless charging transmitter module may include a plurality of coil devices, a magnetic field shielding sheet to cover one side of the plurality of coil devices, and a heat dissipation plate to cover the magnetic shielding sheet, so that heat may be more efficiently dissipated through the heat dissipation plate.. .
Amotech Co., Ltd.

Flexible circuit battery attachment devices, systems, and methods

Disclosed are systems, devices, and methods for connecting a flexible circuit to a battery. Conductive pads are formed simultaneous with mounting and reflowing circuitry components on a flexible circuit, where the conductive pads serve as preformed tabs capable of being joined to terminals of a battery.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Induction heat cooking operating the same

An induction heat cooking apparatus includes a rectifier configured to convert an ac voltage supplied from a power source into a dc voltage, a battery configured to store power, a switch configured to connect to at least one of the rectifier or the battery, an inverter connected to the switch and configured to receive a first voltage from at least one of the rectifier or the battery and convert the first voltage to a second voltage, and a heating coil configured to receive the second voltage from the inverter and generate magnetic fields in which the heating coil is configured to heat a cooking device based on the generated magnetic fields.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Dynamic adjustment of keep-alive messages for efficient battery usage in a mobile network

A method for ip [=internet protocol] communication between a mobile terminal and its correspondent node in a mobile radio network. The method comprises establishing an ip connection between the mobile terminal and its correspondent node.
Seven Networks, Llc

Methods and managing control data

Methods and systems for managing control data in a push-to-talk over cellular (poc) communication are provided. A method includes: receiving, by a user equipment (ue), control data from a poc server on a control plane and/or a data plane for a poc session.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Earphone with earphone housing and speaker housing

Disclosed is an earphone for a hearing device, wherein the earphone is configured to be worn at the ear of a user, the earphone comprising: a speaker housing comprising an output transducer for reproduction of audio signals, wherein the speaker housing has a first side configured to face towards the ear of the user when the earphone is worn by the user, and a second side opposite the first side; an earphone housing configured to retain the speaker housing such that the second side of the speaker housing faces a first side of the earphone housing, wherein the earphone housing has as a second side opposite the first side; a battery compartment for accommodating a replaceable battery, such that the replaceable battery is located at least partly between the second side of the speaker housing and at least a portion of the earphone housing; wherein the earphone comprises a retaining mechanism configured to retain the speaker housing and the earphone housing in a mechanical relationship with each other; wherein the earphone comprises a locking mechanism for locking and unlocking of the retaining mechanism, wherein the locking mechanism is configured to maintain the retaining mechanism in an operation configuration when locked and to allow the user to manipulate the retaining mechanism into a service configuration by repositioning the speaker housing relative to the earphone housing when unlocked; wherein the earphone is configured such that the battery compartment is inaccessible for replacement of the battery, when the retaining mechanism is in the operation configuration, and such that the battery compartment is accessible for replacement of the battery, when the retaining mechanism is in the service configuration; wherein the retaining mechanism further is configured to allow the speaker housing and the earphone housing to move relative to each other, when the retaining mechanism is in the operation configuration.. .
Gn Audio A/s

Video on demand for audio/video recording and communication devices

In an a/v recording and communication device, the power configuration of the device is considered when determining a setting for a keep-alive interval of the device. If the device is connected to a reliable and continuous source of power, such as ac mains, then the keep-alive interval may be set to a very short duration, thereby reducing or eliminating any latency that the user might experience when attempting to remotely access the camera of the device.
Ring Inc.

Video on demand for audio/video recording and communication devices

In a battery-powered audio/video recording and communication device having a camera, the length of a preset interval (the interval between instances of the device sending a request to a network to check whether any user requests to access the camera have been received) may be adjusted upward or downward in order to balance the competing interests of reducing latency (e.g. Reducing the delay that the user may experience when trying to access the camera) and conserving battery life.
Ring Inc.

Process for real-time data exchange between users on a phone call

A process for real-time data exchange allows for sharing data, including metadata such as user data and phone data, between multiple handsets so that handsets may automatically display such data upon initiation or establishment of a telephone call, and in some arrangements throughout the life of the call. In this way, the need for subsequent data transmissions is reduced or eliminated, making bandwidth usage more efficient and conserving battery power..
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Systems and methods for spectrally efficient and energy efficient ultra-wideband impulse radios and scalable data rates

Ultra-wideband (uwb) technology exploits modulated coded impulses over a wide frequency spectrum with very low power over a short distance for digital data transmission. Today's leading edge modulated sinusoidal wave wireless communication standards and systems achieve power efficiencies of 50 nj/bit employing narrowband signaling schemes and traditional rf transceiver architectures.
Transfert Plus Societe En Commandite

Power supply system for electric vehicle

A power supply system for an electric vehicle includes a battery, an inverter configured to supply alternating-current electric power to a motor for traveling, a first voltage converter connected between the battery and the inverter, a second voltage converter connected in parallel with the first voltage converter, a temperature acquisition unit configured to acquire a temperature of the first voltage converter, a current acquisition unit configured to acquire magnitude of a current flowing in the second voltage converter, and a controller. Each of the first voltage converter and the second voltage converter includes two switching elements, two diodes, and a reactor..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Charging system using nfc, mobile device chargeable by nfc, and charger

Provided is a charging system characterized by being provided with: a mobile device including a first nfc antenna and a rechargeable battery which is charged on the basis of a current induced in the first nfc antenna by electromagnetic induction; and a charger including a second nfc antenna which causes electromagnetic induction to be induced in the first nfc antenna, and a supply unit which supplies the second nfc antenna with a feed current for inducing the electromagnetic induction; and in that the charging system is further provided with a control means for causing an intended electromagnetic induction to arise between the first nfc antenna and the second nfc antenna.. .
Rohm Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for enabling multiple battery backup units in a system

A battery backup unit for supplying electrical energy in response to a power event affecting an ability of a power supply unit to deliver electrical energy may be configured to, in response to the power event, generate a regulated output voltage having a first voltage magnitude for a first period of time to limit power generated by the battery backup unit to a first power magnitude during the first period of time, and after the first period of time, generate the output voltage having a second voltage magnitude lesser than the first voltage magnitude for a second period of time to limit power generated by the battery backup unit to a second power magnitude lesser than the first power magnitude, wherein the second power magnitude is a function of a continuous maximum power supported by the battery backup unit based on characteristics of the battery backup unit.. .
Dell Products L.p.

Solar dual-system controller and control circuit thereof

A solar dual-system controller comprising a shell, a solar panel, a circuit board, a first rear cover and a second rear cover; the solar panel is disposed on the outer wall of the shell; the first rear cover is fixed to the shell, thereby forming a first chamber; the circuit board is fixed within the first chamber; a storage battery, which is electrically connected to the circuit board, is fixed within the first chamber; the second rear cover is snapped to the shell, thereby forming a second chamber; a dry battery, which is electrically connected to the circuit board, is detachably disposed within the second chamber.. .
Ningbo Tianchenghuiguang Solar, Ltd.

Battery charge

A method of charging a battery of electric accumulators from the electric power supplied by an electric generator, wherein the battery is charged to a first maximum state of charge in a first operating mode and to a second maximum state of charge, lower than the first maximum state of charge, in a second operating mode, the method including switching from the second operating mode to the first operating mode when a criterion using the battery temperature or the ratio of a first quantity representative of the available power which may be supplied by the electric generator to a second quantity representative of the power consumed from the battery is fulfilled.. .
Bubendorff Sa

System and charging autonomously powered devices using variable power source

A solar or self-powered assembly includes a rechargeable battery and photo voltaic panel and/or wind turbine for supplying a battery charging current. A charge controller processor is controls charging current from the photovoltaic panel and/or wind turbine to maintain the battery in a substantially fully charged state of 80% or more state of charge over daily charge and discharge cycle charging is based on a projected target energy input based on the initial bulk energy charge, the level of discharge required to compensate for charging inefficiencies and the battery capacity factor representative of the projected natural charge in the battery over its lifespan..
Clear Blue Technologies Inc.

Storage-battery control device, storage-battery charge/discharge system, photovoltaic power generation system, and storage-battery control method

The present invention provides a storage-battery control device 1 capable of enhancing economical efficiency by controlling charge state of a storage battery 12 so that surplus power generated by photovoltaic generation can be entirely charged into the storage battery 12 even in a case where power cannot be sold to a system power supply 50. A storage-battery control device 1 according to the present invention includes a load-power prediction device 4 to predict load power, a pv-power prediction device 3 to predict generated power by photovoltaic power generation, and a system controller 2 to obtain a predicted charge amount that is calculated by subtracting the generated power amount being a summation of the generated power in a prediction segment 60 having a start point set at a predetermined time, from the load power amount being a summation of the load power in the prediction segment 60, and when the predicted charge amount is positive, to control the charge state of a storage battery 12 at the start point so that the predicted charge amount can be charged in the prediction segment 60, wherein an end point of the prediction segment 60 is a time at which the generated power by photovoltaic power generation is predicted to become equal to the load power after reaching the maximum value of the generated power..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Terminal and battery charging control device and method thereof

The present disclosure relates to the technical field of charging. A terminal and a battery charging control device and method are provided.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

External controller for an implantable medical device system with an external charging coil powered by an external battery

An integrated external controller/charger system for an implantable medical device is disclosed comprising an external controller/charger device with a graphical user interface (gui) and first battery, and an external charging coil assembly coupleable to the external controller/charger device and including or associated with a second battery. The second battery is used to energize a charging coil in the external charging coil assembly, while the first battery is used to power other aspects of the system (data telemetry circuitry, control circuitry, the gui, etc.).
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation

Systems and methods for mobile device energy transfer

Exemplary embodiments are provided for executing wireless energy transfer between network-connected mobile devices. The method may include receiving an energy transfer request from a recipient mobile device (rmd) connected to a network.

Wireless charger

A power tool system includes a power tool, a power tool battery pack and a wireless charger for charging an electronic device. The power tool battery pack is separable from and attachable to the power tool, and electrically connectable to the power tool electrical terminals when attached to the power tool.
Black & Decker Inc.

Electronic apparatus and control the same

An electronic apparatus comprises a chargeable battery and a control unit configured to control power supply to a power supply unit of the apparatus and charging of the battery using the power received from an external apparatus. If a power amount that can be received from the external apparatus is sufficient to operate the apparatus but not sufficient to charge the battery, the control unit controls the predetermined voltage so as to reduce power consumption during operation of the apparatus, and if the received power is greater than the power consumption during operation of the apparatus, the control unit charges the battery using the power received from the external apparatus..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery system with low power mode

Systems and methods for controlling transitions between a low power mode of operation and a functional mode of operation of a battery system use power provided by the battery cell in the battery system to cause the transitions. The battery system includes a status circuit, a charge/discharge circuit, a set of battery ports, and/or other components.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Configurable rechargeable battery pack

The invention relates to a configurable rechargeable battery pack, comprising an integrated battery management system and a data interface and a user interface, wherein the battery management system has a data memory for storing at least one rechargeable battery charging parameter and provides, at the data interface, the at least one rechargeable battery charging parameter for an external charging device, and wherein the at least one rechargeable battery charging parameter can be configured by means of an input at the user interface.. .
Metabowerke Gmbh

Method and system for use in operably connecting a battery pack to a machine

A battery pack system for use in connecting a battery pack to a battery pack receiving member of a machine so that the battery pack is operable to supply a suitable amount of power to the machine for operation of the machine via an electrical circuit path that is configurable for electrically connecting the battery pack to the machine, the system including: a first electrical connector member disposed along a first region of the electrical circuit path; and a second electrical connector member; wherein, responsive to the battery pack being connected to the battery pack receiving member of the machine, the second electrical connector member is configured for movement relative to the first electrical connector member to cooperatively form a first configuration which electrically closes the electrical circuit path via which the suitable amount of power is able to be supplied from the battery pack to the machine; and wherein, responsive to the battery pack being disconnected from the battery pack receiving member of the machine, the second electrical connector member is configured for movement relative to the first electrical connector member to cooperatively form a second configuration which electrically opens the electrical circuit path via which the suitable amount of power is not able to be supplied from the battery pack to the machine.. .
Defond Components Limited

Accessories with battery charger interface and battery pack interface

A device includes a first interface configured to connect to a battery charger, a second interface configured to connect to a battery pack and one or more accessory components that define the device. For example, the device may be a fan, a radio, a power adapter, a speaker, a light or other type of device..
Black & Decker Inc.

Systems and methods for reuse of battery pack-side current and voltage sensing

Systems and methods for reuse of battery pack-side current and voltage sensing are disclosed. By reusing elements within a battery pack, a battery field effect transistor (fet) within a power management integrated circuit (pmic) may be eliminated or at least bypassed.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Fusible switch, battery control apparatus including same, and battery control method

A battery control apparatus for a battery according to the present invention excludes a faulty battery cell from the connection between battery cells and at the same time automatically connects a replacement battery cell to the battery cells when a fault occurs in some of the battery cells, thereby allowing the output voltage of the battery to be kept constant in spite of the faulty battery cell. Further, in a state where a plurality of battery modules are connected in parallel, the battery control apparatus disconnects a battery module including a faulty battery cell during the replacement of the faulty battery cell, thereby preventing the output voltage of the battery from being discontinuous.

Electrical equipment and electronic circuit for anti corrosion treatment on metal surfaces

Developed to work in two energized circuit configurations (c1) from alternating current and energized circuit (c2) from direct current, both mounted in their boxes, respectively box (1) and box (2) to treat metal surface against corrosion. Through the circuit (c1), the box (1) works where only there is power originated from the electrical grid, alternating with voltage from 95 to 250 v, for anti-corrosion treatment for appliances, gates, railings, solar heating devices, air conditioning and others, in industrial environments for all types of machinery and structures, as well as for large equipment such as civil construction, bridges, containers, ships, oil platforms, wind towers, transmission of phone signals, electricity, etc.

Method and system for smart battery and application thereof

The present teaching relates to a battery module, which comprises a plurality of battery cells, a peripheral circuit coupled with the plurality of battery cells, and a module service management controller coupled with the plurality of battery cells and the peripheral circuit and configured for initiating a module service request when battery service is needed. The disclosed battery module is associated with a battery module identifier (bmid) that uniquely identifies the battery module..

Method for charging electronic device, electronic device, and storage medium

A method and apparatus for charging an electronic device and a storage medium are provided. The electronic device includes a rechargeable battery; a charging port; and at least one processor configured to: if a supply power amount of power supplied from an outside through the charging port is smaller than a use power amount of power used by the electronic device and a remaining amount of the battery is smaller than or equal to a reference value, switch the electronic device to a power-saving mode.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Supercapacitor-emulating fast-charging batteries and devices

Methods and supercapacitor-emulating fast-charging batteries are provided. Methods comprise configuring a fast-charging battery to emulate a supercapacitor with given specifications by operating the fast-charging battery only within a partial operation range which is defined according to the given specifications of the supercapacitor and is smaller than 20%, possibly 5% or 1%, of a full operation range of the fast-charging battery.
Storedot Ltd.

Control unit

A control unit includes a power supply device with a battery store including at least one battery unit; a first energy conversion device that converts nonelectrical energy into electrical energy; and a connecting unit configured such that a summed energy for the electrical energy of the energy conversion device and battery store is deliverable. The control unit receives an instantaneous output power or a future output power requirement of the first energy conversion device and further receives a predicted power of the first energy conversion device for at least one future time.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

Cooling plate for weight lightening, battery module comprising the same and manufacturing the same

Provided is a cooling plate having excellent cooling performance and a low weight, a battery module including the same, and a method for manufacturing the same. The cooling plate is interposed between a cooling unit that is in thermal contact with battery cells on at least one surface of a stack of battery cells and the battery cells, and includes a metal plating layer on the surface of a substrate made of a synthetic resin..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Heat distributor for a battery

A battery (100), in particular a lithium ion battery, having at least two battery cells (10a-t) and having at least one anisotropic heat distributor (24) is described, the at least two battery cells (10a-t) are arranged adjacent to one another in a plane on the same side of the anisotropic heat distributor (24), in direct thermally conductive contact therewith.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Battery module having cooling structure

A battery module having a cooling structure with a minimized size while providing high cooling efficiency is provided. The battery module includes a front plate and a rear plate that are arranged at a front side and a rear side of a battery pack in which a plurality of battery cells is stacked and a heat-dissipating member that is arranged under the battery pack and absorbs heat generated by the battery pack.
Kia Motors Corporation

Battery module having improved cooling duct sealing properties

Provided is a battery module having improved sealing properties of a cooling duct. The battery module includes a battery stack, in which an inlet of an air flow path is opened at one side and an outlet of the air flow path is opened at another side, and a plurality of cooling ducts combined to two side portions of the battery stack to respectively communicate with the inlet of the air flow path and the outlet of the air flow path.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery module, battery pack comprising battery module, and vehicle comprising battery pack

Provided is a battery module including: a battery cell assembly including at least one battery cell, and at least one cooling fin configured to contact the at least one battery cell and to be exposed on opposite side parts of the battery cell assembly and a side part perpendicular to the opposite side parts; a first end plate including at least one first insulating member mounted on an internal wall of the first end plate to contact the at least one cooing fin exposed on the opposite side parts of the battery cell assembly, and configured to support the opposite side parts of the battery cell assembly; a second end plate coupled to the first end plate to cover the battery cell assembly, and configured to support the side part of the battery cell assembly; a cooling plate arranged between the second end plate and the side part of the battery cell assembly, and configured to receive heat from the at least one cooling fin; and at least one second insulating member arranged between the cooling plate and the at least one cooling fin exposed on the side part of the battery cell assembly.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Formation process for lithium-ion batteries

A method of charging a battery includes applying a charging voltage to a lithium-ion battery for a period of time after the battery is fully charged. The battery includes a positive electrode having a positive active material, a negative electrode having a negative active material, and an electrolyte.
Medtronic, Inc.

Method for controlling charge capacity of ups battery

More specifically, the present invention provides a device and method for extending a battery life by reducing battery damage by controlling the charging capacity of the battery according to a temperature.. .

Battery charge voltage based on ambient temperature

According to an example, a battery is charged using a charge voltage based on a present state of charge of the battery and a present ambient temperature of the battery. Additionally, the charge voltage may be based on the present state of charge of the battery, the present ambient temperature of the battery, and an age of the battery.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development Lp

Lithium ion batteries and methods of sterilization

A lithium ion battery is provided that includes: a positive electrode; a negative electrode; a separator comprising a material having a melt temperature of greater than 150° c.; and an electrolyte including an organic solvent and a lithium salt. A method for sterilizing a lithium ion battery is also provided that includes: providing a lithium ion battery (particularly one as described herein); either charging or discharging the battery to a state of charge (soc) of 20% to 100%; and steam sterilizing the battery to form a sterilized lithium ion battery..
Medtronic, Inc.

Battery pack switch

A battery pack including a housing defining an aperture, a first battery cell within the housing, a second battery cell within the housing, and a switch. The first battery cell is electrically connected to a first terminal.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Battery safety apparatus

A battery safety apparatus includes a first switch of which one end is electrically connected to a battery and in which an open-closed state is determined depending on temperature; and a second switch electrically connected to the first switch in parallel and in which an open-closed state is determined depending on temperature, and an open-closed state threshold temperature of the first switch is different from an open-closed state threshold temperature of the second switch.. .
Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.

Novel high voltage 10, 11, and 12-vertex carborane and borane electrolytes, their use in rechargable batteries, and processes for their preparation

The present disclosure provides electrolytes for an electrochemical device. In some embodiments, these electrolytes are mg salts comprising 10- vertex or 12-vertex carborane anions.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Thin film lithium ion battery

A method for forming a thin film lithium ion battery includes, under a same vacuum seal, forming a stack of layers on a substrate including an anode layer, an electrolyte, a cathode layer and a first cap over the stack of layers to protect the layers from air. Under a same vacuum seal, the stack of layers is etched with a non-reactive etch process in accordance with a hardmask, and a second cap layer is formed over the stack of layers without breaking the vacuum seal.
International Business Machines Corporation

Verfahren zur herstellung eines elektrodenstapels fÜr eine batteriezelle und batteriezelle

The invention relates to a method for producing an electrode stack for a battery cell, comprising the following steps: providing a ribbon-shaped anode element (45), providing a ribbon-shaped cathode element (46), providing a first ribbon-shaped separator element (16), producing a ribbon-shaped composite element (50) by means of joining together the cathode element (46), the anode element (45) and the first separator element (16), simultaneously cutting the composite element (50) so as to produce multiple plate-shaped composite segments, stacking the produced composite segments to form a segment stack, stacking multiple segment stacks. The invention relates to a battery cell that comprises at least one electrode stack that is produced according to the method in accordance with the invention..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Film packaged battery

A film package battery 1 has a battery element (20) having a positive electrode, a negative electrode and a separator that are stacked or wound, wherein, at least at 200° c., the separator does not melt or soften and has a heat shrinkage ratio of 3% or less; a film package (10) enclosing the battery element; and a fixing tape (70) fixed to a part of the battery element and fixed to an inner surface of the film package.. .
Nec Corporation

Li-ion battery electrolyte with reduced impedance build-up

An electrochemical cell comprising (c) an anode containing at least one anode active material, (d) a cathode comprising at least one cathode active material containing ni, and (c) an electrolyte composition containing (i) at least one aprotic organic solvent; (ii) at least one lithium ion containing conducting salt; (iii) cf2h(cf2)3ch2ocf2cf2h; and (iv) optionally one or more additives.. .
Basf Se

Lithium-ion secondary battery

There is provided a lithium ion secondary battery having a positive electrode comprising a lithium nickel composite oxide as a positive electrode active material and a separator consisting of one or more layers selected from polyimide layer, polyamide layer, the battery having a low self-discharge failure rate even after long term storage. The present invention relates to a lithium ion secondary battery having a positive electrode comprising a lithium nickel composite oxide and a separator consisting of one or more layers selected from polyimide layer, polyamide layer, and polyamide imide layer, wherein the battery comprises an acid and/or an acid anhydride in an electrolyte solution and/or a member in contact with the electrolyte solution..
Nec Corporation

Liquid electrolyte for battery

The present disclosure relates to an electrochemical cell which may be used, for example, in a rechargeable battery based on the reversible transfer of halide anions, and a method for making an electrolyte composition for use in the same. The electrochemical cell includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte composition positioned between the two electrodes, where the electrolyte composition contains a crown ether-metal halide complex in a solvent..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Sulfide solid electrolyte material, battery, and producing sulfide solid electrolyte material

The problem of the present invention is to provide a sulfide solid electrolyte material with favorable reduction resistance. The present invention solves the problem by providing a sulfide solid electrolyte material having a peak at a position of 2θ=30.26°±1.00° in x-ray diffraction measurement using a cukα ray, and having a composition of li(4−x−4y)si(1−x+y)p(x)s(4−2a−z)o(2a+z) (a=1−x+y, 0.65≤x≤0.75, −0.025≤y≤0.1, −0.2≤z≤0)..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Asymmetric battery having a semi-solid cathode and high energy density anode

Embodiments described herein relate generally to devices, systems and methods of producing high energy density batteries having a semi-solid cathode that is thicker than the anode. An electrochemical cell can include a positive electrode current collector, a negative electrode current collector and an ion-permeable membrane disposed between the positive electrode current collector and the negative electrode current collector.
24m Technologies, Inc.

Method for controlling a regeneration process of a lithium-ion battery cell that comprises an anode, a cathode and a regeneration electrode

The present invention relates to a method for controlling a regeneration procedure of a lithium battery cell (1) which comprises an anode (2), a cathode (3) and the regeneration electrode (4). The method comprises: detecting a current availability of cyclable lithium in the anode (2); detecting a current availability of cyclable lithium in the cathode (3); passing a first current (i1) between the anode (2) and the regeneration electrode (4) until the actual availability of cyclable lithium in the anode (2) corresponds to a targeted availability of cyclable lithium in the anode (2); and passing a second current (i2) between the cathode (3) and the regeneration electrode (4) until the current availability of cyclable lithium in the cathode (3) corresponds to a targeted availability of cyclable lithium in the cathode (3)..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Lithium ion secondary battery

A lithium ion secondary battery includes an electrode assembly having a separator, a collector layer stacked on either side of the separator, and a positive electrode active material and a negative electrode active material formed on respective outer surfaces of the collector layer. The electrode assembly causes lithium ions to move to an inside of the separator by liquid electrolyte, which moves to the positive electrode active material and the negative electrode active material, thereby causing a charging/discharging reaction inside the collector layer..
Kia Motors Corporation

Lithium-sulfur secondary battery containing gradient electrolyte

A rechargeable lithium-sulfur cell comprising a cathode, an anode, a separator electronically separating the two electrodes, a first electrolyte in contact with the cathode, and a second electrolyte in contact with the anode, wherein the first electrolyte contains a first concentration, c1, of a first lithium salt dissolved in a first solvent when the first electrolyte is brought in contact with the cathode, and the second electrolyte contains a second concentration, c2, of a second lithium salt dissolved in a second solvent when the second electrolyte is brought in contact with the anode, wherein c1 is less than c2. The cell exhibits an exceptionally high specific energy and a long cycle life..
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Positive electrode active material, manufacturing the same and all-solid battery including the same

Provided is a positive electrode active material for all-solid batteries including a core comprising a lithium-containing metal oxide, and a coating layer comprising lii applied to the surface of the core.. .

Conductive material for secondary battery, and secondary battery containing same

The present invention provides a conductive material for a secondary battery, and a secondary battery containing the same, the conductive material comprising carbon nanotubes, having a secondary structure in which carbon nanotube units having a diameter of 20-150 nm are entangled, having a ratio of true density to bulk density (td/bd) of 30-120, having a metal content of 50 ppm or less, and having both excellent dispersibility and high purity, thereby being capable of improving, by increasing the conductivity within an electrode, battery performance, particularly, battery performance at room temperature and low temperature when applied to a battery.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Large scale flow battery system

Systems and methods providing modular and scalable flow batteries are disclosed. The modular design can utilize the ability of flow batteries to separate power, provided by a battery stack, from energy, provided by a stored electrolyte.
Vionx Energy Corporation

Battery

A battery that include at least one battery cell; a pair of pressurizing members that sandwich and hold the at least one battery cell while applying a predetermined pressing force; and a lock mechanism constructed such that, when a force greater than the predetermined pressing force applied to the at least one battery cell by the pair of pressurizing members is exerted in a direction opposite to the predetermined pressing force, the operation of the pressurizing members is regulated so that the at least one battery cell is held between the pair of pressurizing members with the predetermined pressing force applied thereto.. .
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Method of manufacturing secondary battery stack

A method of manufacturing a secondary battery stack which is a stacked body in which secondary batteries and resin members are alternately stacked, includes: a first pressing step of pressing the resin member before being stacked with the secondary battery, in a direction in which the resin member is to be stacked; a stacking step of stacking the resin member subjected to the first pressing step with the secondary battery into the stacked body; and a second pressing step of pressing the stacked body in a stacking direction in which the secondary batteries and the resin members are alternately stacked.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Method for producing anode material of lithium ion battery from flexible graphite powder

A method for producing the anode material of a lithium ion battery from flexible graphite powder, comprising (a) providing a dry flexible graphite, and pulverizing the dry flexible graphite by a pulverizing step, and filtering the dry flexible graphite with a sieve screen to obtain a uniform flexible graphite powder, (b) performing a ball-grinding step for the uniform flexible graphite powder by mixing with a solvent to obtain a liquid containing flexible graphite; (c) coating the liquid containing flexible graphite on a metal foil, and performing a rolling step to obtain an anode material. Then, the anode material is processed in its shape and is formed into an anode electrode plate.
National Chung Shan Institute Of Science And Technology

Process for producing flexible and shape-conformal cable-type alkali metal batteries

Provided is a process for producing a cable-shaped alkali metal battery, comprising: (a) providing a first electrode comprising an electrically conductive porous rod having pores and a first mixture of a first electrode active material and a first electrolyte, wherein the first mixture resides in these pores; (b) wrapping around or encasing the first electrode with a porous separator to form a porous separator-protected structure; (c) wrapping around or encasing the porous separator-protected structure with a second electrode which comprises an electrically conductive porous layer, wherein the conductive porous layer contains pores and a second mixture of a second electrode active material and a second electrolyte, and the second mixture resides in the pores of the porous layer; and wrapping around or encasing the second electrode with a protective casing or sheath to form the battery.. .
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Flexible and shape-conformal cable-type alkali metal batteries

Provided is a cable-shaped alkali metal battery comprising: (a) a first electrode comprising an electrically conductive porous rod having pores and a first mixture of a first electrode active material and a first electrolyte, wherein the first mixture resides in the pores of the porous rod; (b) a porous separator wrapping around the first electrode; (c) a second electrode comprising an electrically conductive porous layer wrapping around or encasing the porous separator, wherein the conductive porous layer contains pores and a second mixture of a second electrode active material and a second electrolyte, and the second mixture resides in the pores of the porous layer; and (d) a protective casing or packing tube wrapping around or encasing the second electrode.. .
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Rechargeable battery and battery module including the same

A rechargeable battery includes a body including an electrolyte, the body configured to be charged and discharged; a protrusion protruding from the body and having a polarity corresponding to a positive electrode or a negative electrode; a depression recessed toward an inside of the body and having an opposite polarity to the polarity of the protrusion; and a resiliently deformable support disposed in either one or both of the inside of the depression and the outside of the protrusion.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Device for manufacturing battery cell capable of removing gas trap by vibration

The present invention provides a device for removing gas trap in a spare battery cell generated in a formation process during a process of manufacturing the battery cell, wherein the device is a gas trap removing device for manufacturing a battery cell, including: a battery cell receiving unit into which the spare battery cell is received; and a vibration applying unit for applying vibration to the battery cell receiving unit, in a state where the spare battery cell is received into the battery cell receiving unit.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Modular and scalable flow battery system

A modular flow battery includes a battery stack container housing a plurality of redox flow battery stacks in fluid communication with at least one pair of electrolyte containers including an anolyte container for holding an anolyte and a catholyte container for holding a catholyte. Additional pairs of electrolyte containers can be connected to the battery stack container to increase an amount of energy that can be stored by the modular flow battery system.
Vionx Energy Corporation

Systems and methods for electrolyte storage and detecting faults in flow batteries

A flow battery system is provided that has at least one cell stack and at least a pair of storage containers or tanks connected to the at least one cell stack. Each of the storage containers is formed from a rigid (e.g., metal) shell and includes a liner directly bonded to inner walls of the rigid shell and forming an enclosure configured to retain a liquid electrolyte.
Vionx Energy Corporation

Flow battery

A flow battery includes a first liquid containing a first electrode mediator dissolved therein, a first electrode immersed in the first liquid, a first active material immersed in the first liquid, and a first circulation mechanism that circulates the first liquid between the first electrode and the first active material, wherein the first electrode mediator includes a bicarbazyl derivative. For example, the bicarbazyl derivative is represented by the general formula (1)..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Flow battery

A flow battery includes a first liquid containing a first electrode mediator dissolved therein, a first electrode immersed in the first liquid, a first active material immersed in the first liquid, and a first circulation mechanism that circulates the first liquid between the first electrode and the first active material. The first electrode mediator includes a carbazole derivative, and the carbazole derivative has a substituent at positions 3, 6, and 9 of a carbazole skeleton thereof..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Bipolar plate of a flow battery or a fuel cell

Disclosed is a bipolar plate of a flow battery or a fuel cell installed on a side of a carbon fiber felt, and the bipolar plate is a metal plate having a corrosion-resistant conductive layer with the corrosion-resistant and conductive functions. The bipolar plate has the features of a small thickness in size and a small resistance in an electron conduction path to improve conductivity and provide the advantages of light weight, easy manufacture, and large-area production..

Fuel cell stack for enhanced hybrid power systems

The invention also refers to a hybrid power system comprising a battery (50), a fuel cell stack (1) and a control unit (70) configured to select an operating voltage of the fuel cell stack (1) when the hybrid power system (90) is feeding a load (60). The operating voltage is obtained from the contact terminals (4, 11, 11′) of the conductive middle plate (6, 6′) and conductive end plates (2, 3) depending on the values of the voltages (v1, v2, v3) at the contact terminals (4, 11, 11′) of the fuel cell stack (1)..

Metal-ion battery

A metal-ion battery is provided. The metal-ion secondary battery includes a first chamber, a second chamber, and a control element.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Battery components comprising fibers

Battery components are generally provided. In some embodiments, the battery components can be used as pasting paper and/or capacitance layers for batteries, such as lead acid batteries.
Hollingsworth & Vose Company

Positive-electrode active material for non-aqueous secondary battery and producing the same

Wherein 0.4≤x≤0.7, 0.25≤y<1.0, and m is at least one element selected from the group consisting of manganese, cobalt and nickel, the sodium transition metal composite oxide having a crystal structure substantially composed of p63/mmc alone.. .

Lithium secondary battery

A lithium secondary battery includes a cathode formed from a cathode active material including a first cathode active material particle and a second cathode active material particle, an anode and a separator interposed between the cathode and the anode. The first cathode active material particle includes a lithium metal oxide including a continuous concentration gradient in at least one region between a central portion and a surface portion.
Sk Innovation Co., Ltd.

High energy lithium ion secondary battery with improved lifetime and energy density

A high energy density lithium-ion rechargeable battery cell is provided which includes an anode material containing a carbon-nanotube (cnt)-si composite and a cathode material containing a core-shell gradient and/or concentration gradient nickel-based lithium metal oxide.. .
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Lithium-ion secondary battery and electronic device

A lithium-ion secondary battery with high capacity is provided. Alternatively, a lithium-ion secondary battery with unproved cycle characteristics is provided.
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

Graphene-vanadium oxide nanowire, preparation thereof, positive active material comprising the same and lithium battery comprising the positive active material

The present disclosure is directed to a graphene-vanadium oxide nanowire including a nanowire core including vanadium oxide and a shell formed on the surface of the nanowire core and including graphene oxide. The graphene-vanadium oxide nanowire having improved capacity stability can be provided by using the graphene-vanadium oxide nanowire according to the present disclosure, the method for preparing the same, and a positive active material and a secondary battery including the same.
Korea Basic Science Institute

Manganese oxide nano-rods in the form of a core-shell, a producing the same, and an active material for a secondary battery comprising the same

The present disclosure relates to manganese oxide nano-rods in the form of a core-shell, in which the manganese oxide nano-rods are formed in a core-shell structure, the core and the shell each include mnxoy, when x of mnxoy of the core is 1 and y is 2, x of mnxoy of the shell is 2 and y is 3, and when x of mnxoy of the core is 2 and y is 3, x of mnxoy of the shell is 1 and y is 2. According to the present disclosure, in the secondary battery using the manganese oxide, the elution of manganese is inhibited and the structural stability of an active material is increased, thereby increasing the capacity and the cycle life at a high temperature..
Korea Basic Science Institute

Negative electrode active material for secondary battery and preparing method thereof

Provided are a negative electrode active material for a secondary battery, which suppresses a dispersal phenomenon of a negative electrode active material during charging/discharging by controlling a lattice mismatch ratio of an amorphous matrix layer to a silicon layer in a silicon-based negative electrode active material.. .
Iljin Electric Co., Ltd.

Conductive composite material, and negative electrode material and secondary battery containing the same

The present invention illustrates a conductive composite material, and a negative electrode materials and a secondary battery containing the same. The conductive composite material includes a core, an inner coating layer and an outer coating layer.
Silican Inc.

Negative electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and producing negative electrode material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A negative electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, includes: negative electrode active material particles that contain a silicon compound (siox: 0.5≤x≤1.6) containing a li compound, wherein the silicon compound is at least partially coated with a carbon coating, and at least a part of a surface of the silicon compound, a surface of the carbon coating, or both of them are coated with a composite layer that contains a composite composed of amorphous metal oxide and metal hydroxide. This provides a negative electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery that is highly stable in aqueous slurry, having a high capacity, favorable cycle performance and first efficiency..
Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.

Negative electrode active material and lithium secondary battery comprising the same

The present invention relates to a negative electrode active material comprising a mixture of a first negative electrode active material and a second negative electrode active material, wherein the first negative electrode active material has a hardness of 1 kg/mm2 to 10 kg/mm2 on the basis of the vickers hardness standard, and the second negative electrode active material has a higher hardness than the first negative electrode active material. The negative electrode active material according to the present invention comprises a mixture of negative electrode active materials having different hardness so that pores of an active material layer are maintained in spite of a rolling process at the time of producing an negative electrode, and the pores acting as an electrolyte flow passage of an electrode can effectively be secured, thereby producing a lithium secondary battery having excellent battery performance by lowering resistance when a battery is charged or discharged..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Lithium-sulfur battery

The present invention concerns a positive electrode including a composite material including sulfur and carbon as an active material and its method of manufacture, a lithium-sulfur battery including such a positive electrode and its method of manufacture.. .
Universite De Nantes

Method for preparing negative electrode of lithium ion battery and lithium ion battery

The present application provides a method for preparing negative electrode of lithium ion battery. The negative electrode prepared according to the present application has large specific surface area, good chemical stability and controllable volume change.
Optimum Battery Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for lithium-ion cell manufacturing to reduce cell contamination

A system for forming an electrode for a lithium-ion battery cell includes an electrode material, a material-supply mechanism, a wetting mechanism, a debris-generating tool, and a conditioner. The material-supply mechanism is configured to deliver the electrode material.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Battery having aluminum anode and solid polymer electrolyte

A battery, having polyvalent aluminum metal as the electrochemically active anode material and also including a solid ionically conducting polymer material.. .
Ionic Materials, Inc.

A nanowire heterostructure

The present invention provides a heterostructure for use as an electrode in a lithium ion battery as well as a method for synthesising the heterostructure.. .
University Of Limerick

Conductive material dispersed liquid and lithium secondary battery manufactured using same

The present invention provides a conductive material dispersed liquid, including: a conductive material which includes bundle-type carbon nanotubes; a dispersant; a dispersion medium, where a phase angle is in a range of 3° to 18° when measured by a rheometer at a frequency of 1 hz; and a lithium secondary battery manufactured using the conductive material dispersed liquid. The conductive material dispersed liquid has high solid-like properties, and thus allows the formation of an electrode active material layer having a uniform thickness with no concern for collapse or occurrence of cracks during manufacture of an electrode, and thereby can improve the performance characteristics, particularly capacity characteristics, of a battery..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Negative electrode active material, raw material for a negative electrode active material, negative electrode, lithium ion secondary battery, producing a negative electrode active material, and producing a lithium ion secondary ba...

A negative electrode active material including: a particle of negative electrode active material containing silicon-based material of siox (0.5≤x≤1.6); wherein the intensity a of a peak in a si-region given in the chemical shift region of from −50 to −95 ppm and the intensity b of a peak in a sio2-region given in the chemical shift region of from −96 to −150 ppm in a 29si-mas-nmr spectrum of the silicon-based material satisfy a relationship that a/b≥0.8. This provides a negative electrode active material which can increase a battery capacity, and can improve cycle characteristics and initial charge/discharge characteristics when used as a negative electrode active material for a lithium ion secondary battery..
Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.

Spherical or spherical-like cathode material for a lithium battery, a battery and preparation method and application thereof

The present invention discloses a spherical or spherical-like lithium battery cathode material, a battery and preparation methods and applications thereof. The chemical formula of the cathode material is: lianixcoymnzmbo2, wherein 1.0≤a≤1.2; 0.0<b≤0.05; 0.30≤x≤0.90; 0.05≤y≤0.40; 0.05≤z≤0.50; x+y+z+b=1; m is one or two or more of mg, ti, al, zr, y, co, mn, ni, ba and a rare earth element.
Guizhou Zhenhua E-chem Co., Ltd., Shenzhen Branch

Secondary battery electrode, and secondary battery manufacturing method and manufacturing apparatus

A method of manufacturing a secondary battery electrode having a coated portion at which an active material layer is formed, comprises a step of forming the coated portion which comprises a step of forming a thin portion of the active material layer which has a small thickness by discharging slurry containing an active material at a position where the die head is located close to the current collector, and a step of forming a thick portion of the active material layer which has a large thickness by discharging the slurry at a discharge pressure p2 larger than that in the step of forming the thin portion at a position where the die head is farther away from the current collector as compared with the step of forming the thin portion. The discharge pressure is changed in accordance with change of an interval between the die head and the current collector at a transition time between the step of forming the thin portion and the step of forming the thick portion..
Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

System and injecting electrolyte of pouch type battery

A method for injecting an electrolyte of a pouch type battery is provided. The method includes pressing the pouch type battery that has a gas pocket on a first side thereof to move gas generated from the battery toward the gas pocket.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery bushing with internal anti-twist protection

A battery bushing for a rechargeable battery has a mounting section and a contacting section. There is a torque ring, between the mounting section and the contacting section.
Wegmann Automotive Gmbh & Co. Kg

Battery and battery pack

A battery includes an electrode body, a case, a positive electrode external terminal, a negative electrode external terminal, an insulator, and a connection bolt, and at least one external terminal of the positive electrode external terminal and the negative electrode external terminal includes an attachment portion and a plate portion. The connection bolt includes a bar-shaped body portion and a flange portion disposed at one end of the bar-shaped body portion, and is fastened to the plate portion in a state in which at least a portion of a roof portion of the insulator is fitted between the flange portion and the plate portion..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery cell comprising a first terminal arranged inside a second terminal

The invention relates to a battery cell (10) comprising a first terminal (1), which is electrically conductively connected to a first electrode, and a second terminal (2), which is electrically conductively connected to a second electrode, the first terminal (1) being arranged inside the second terminal (2). The invention further relates to a battery module (200) comprising corresponding battery cells (10), to a battery, to a method for producing the battery module (200), and to a use for the battery..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Battery connection module and battery device

A battery connection module and a battery device are provided, the battery device comprises a battery box and a battery connection module the battery connection module comprises a covering unit and a circuit unit the covering unit comprises a cover plate and a plurality of sealing members the cover plate has a plate body and a plurality of plugging bodies the sealing members are respectively provided to peripheries of the plugging bodies the circuit unit comprises a circuit board provided to an upper surface of the plate body, a plurality of busbars embedded in the cover plate and a plurality of conductive connecting tabs respectively connecting the busbars to the circuit board. Each busbar has a main body portion and at least two electrode connecting portions the busbars are embedded in the plate body as two rows spaced apart from each other a position of each plugging body covers two electrode connecting portion which belong to the two rows of the busbars the cover plate further has a plurality of first openings formed on the upper surface of the plate body to expose a portion of each main body portion and a plurality of second openings respectively formed on the plugging bodies to expose each electrode connecting portion..
Molex, Llc

Battery connection module and battery device

A battery connection module and a battery device are provided. The battery device comprises a battery box and a battery connection module.
Molex, Llc

Lithium iron disulfide battery

A lithium-iron disulfide battery with improved high temperature performance is disclosed. The separator characteristics are deliberately selected to be compatible with the electrolyte at the intended temperature.
Energizer Brands. Llc

Battery separators with cross ribs and related methods

A separator for a lead acid battery is a porous membrane having a positive electrode face and a negative electrode face. A plurality of longitudinally extending ribs, a plurality of protrusions or a nonwoven material may be disposed upon the positive electrode face.
Daramic, Llc

Battery module and battery pack comprising same

The present disclosure relates to a battery module, which includes: a housing including a first housing and a second housing, which are coupled to each other to form a accommodation space; a plurality of secondary batteries accommodated in the accommodation space; a bolt including a screw portion, which has screw threads formed on at least a portion of an outer circumferential surface thereof, and a bolt head arranged at an end of the screw portion, the bolt being configured to fasten the first housing and the second housing to each other by being mounted such that the screw portion penetrates the first housing to be screw-coupled to the second housing, and that the bolt head is caught by the first housing; and an o-ring mounted to be interposed between the first housing and the bolt head, wherein the o-ring includes: a hollow pierced such that the screw portion is inserted therein; and a recognition protrusion formed to protrude in a radial direction of the bolt head as compared with the bolt head.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Vehicle

Provided is a vehicle including: an internal battery pack that has an internal battery module and an internal case housing the internal battery module, and is disposed inside the vehicle; and an external battery pack that has an external battery module and an external case housing the external battery module, and is disposed outside the vehicle, wherein an air exchange rate of the internal case is higher than an air exchange rate of the external case.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery security telecommunication sites

A battery installation method in a shelter or cabinet includes responsive to placing one or more batteries in the shelter or cabinet, connecting terminals on each of the one or more batteries to associated terminal plates with associated security screws; and connecting a bracket to a housing in the shelter or cabinet with associated security screws, wherein the bracket spans across the one or more batteries and wherein the bracket comprises raised edges which deter cutting.. .
Etak Systems, Llc

Power storage device, power storage system, electronic apparatus, electric vehicle, and electric power system

A power storage device includes an outer casing and two battery units housed in the outer casing. Each battery unit includes a battery casing formed with a top casing and a bottom casing.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Battery case and robot

A battery case includes: a battery; a circuit board that includes a circuit to protect the battery; a chassis that houses the battery and the circuit board; and a venthole disposed at the chassis to cause gas to pass through. A robot includes: a robot base; arms; and a battery case disposed inside the robot base..
Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki

Battery module with battery cell system and enclosure

A battery module (100) comprising at least one battery cell system (1) having at least two battery cells (11), wherein the battery cell system (1) comprises a pouch film (3) and at least two electrode composites (5), wherein an electrode composite (5) comprises at least one anode and at least one cathode, and wherein the pouch film (3) forms pockets (12) separated from one another, in particular situated alongside one another, for introducing respectively at least one electrode composite (5), such that each pocket (12) together with electrode composite (5) forms a pouch cell (10), and wherein the pockets (12) are connected to one another physically in a foldable manner via the pouch film (3) and wherein the battery module (100) has a movement-flexible, foldable enclosure (20), which encloses the entire battery cell system (1) and the voltage tap of the battery module (100).. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Enclosure for a battery module

A battery module (100), comprising at least one battery cell system (1) having at least two battery cells (11), in particular pouch cells (10), wherein the battery module (100) comprises a movement-flexible enclosure (20) constituting a hermetic moisture barrier that encloses the entire battery cell system (1) and also the voltage tap (22) of the battery module (100), wherein the individual battery cells (11) comprise a moisture-permeable packaging, in particular a moisture-permeable pouch film (3).. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Battery module, and battery pack and vehicle comprising the same

Disclosed is a battery module, which includes a plurality of battery cells disposed to face each other and arranged side by side at least in a first direction, a module cover configured to accommodate the plurality of battery cells and formed to have at least one open side, and a pair of buffering members located between one side of a battery cell located at an outermost side in the first direction among the plurality of battery cells and a side of the module cover so that at least a part thereof is in contact with the sides of the battery cells and the module cover, respectively, wherein the buffering member is a leaf spring having at least one bent portion.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Secondary battery pack

A secondary battery pack according to an aspect of the present disclosure includes: a cell assembly including a plurality of secondary batteries; a pack case having an internal space for accommodating the cell assembly; an electrode terminal connected to the cell assembly and protruding to the outside of the pack case; and a terminal cover configured to cover an upper portion and partial side surfaces of the electrode terminal, and to be detachable from the pack case by including a hooking protrusion that is hook-coupled to and released from a stopper that is provided in the pack case. In particular, the terminal cover further includes a jig hole configured to allow a cover separating jig to be inserted from outside to inside, and the hooking protrusion is provided at an internal area of the terminal cover to be released from the stopper when the cover separating jig inserted through the jig hole pushes the hooking protrusion..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery pack

Provided is a battery pack. The battery pack according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes: a battery module including a plurality of battery cells; a case accommodating a plurality of the battery modules; and a handle rod embedded in the case..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery support assembly and method

An exemplary battery support assembly includes a bladder device with a pocket that receives at least one battery cell of a traction battery. The bladder provides a fluid flow path that diverges at an end of the pocket into a first section on a first side of the pocket and a second section on an opposing, second side of the pocket.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery pack and power supply device

A battery pack and power supply device can be assembled stably. A battery pack (200) according to this disclosure includes a body (240), which includes batteries (250), and a bus bar plate (210) mounted onto the body (240) at fastening points so as to cover electrodes (251) of the batteries (250).
Calsonic Kansei Corporation

Battery case, battery module, and battery module manufacturing method

A battery case accommodates therein a battery cell that has a first main surface and a second main surface opposite to the first main surface. The battery case includes: a chassis with which the first main surface of the battery cell comes into contact; an adjustment plate placed on the second main surface of the battery cell; and a holding plate that is formed from an elastic member and covers the second main surface of the battery cell with the adjustment plate between the holding plate and the battery cell..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Sealing secondary battery

The present invention relates to a sealing apparatus for a secondary battery, which seals a sealing part of a case in which an electrode assembly and an electrolyte are accommodated, and the sealing apparatus comprises a sealing member comprising a first sealing piece and a second sealing piece, which thermally fuse a surface of the sealing part to seal the sealing part, wherein the first sealing piece and the second sealing piece comprise a plurality of thermal fusion parts, which are disposed from an outer end of a surface of the sealing part toward an inner end that is opposite to the outer end to thermally fuse the surface of the sealing part, and non-thermal fusion parts, which are disposed between the plurality of thermal fusion parts and do not seal the surface of the sealing part.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Electrical energy store, specifically a battery cell, with spatially-optimized electrode interconnection

An electrical energy store having a spatially-optimized electrode interconnection. The electrical energy store (1) comprises flat electrodes (3), flags (7) projecting laterally from the electrodes (3), and external terminals (9).
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Square secondary battery and manufacturing same

A square secondary battery includes an electrode body including a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate, a square outer package housing the electrode body, a metal sealing plate sealing an opening of the square outer package, and a positive electrode collector electrically coupled to the positive electrode plate and the sealing plate. The positive electrode collector includes a base portion disposed so as to oppose the sealing plate, and a lead portion provided at an edge portion of the base portion.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Square secondary battery and manufacturing same

A square secondary battery includes an electrode body including a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate, a square outer package housing the electrode body, a metal sealing plate sealing an opening of the square outer package, and a positive electrode collector electrically connected to the positive electrode plate and the sealing plate. The positive electrode collector includes a base portion disposed to oppose the sealing plate, and a lead portion extending from an edge portion of the base portion towards the electrode body.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

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

A battery includes: an electrode body; and a battery can configured to accommodate the electrode body and include a bottom part. At least one surface of the bottom part has two or more grooves on a same circumference, a proportion of an inner diameter of the groove to an outer diameter of the bottom part is 44% or more, and a proportion of a total value of intervals of the grooves to a perimeter of the circumference is 2% or more and 24% or less..
Sony Corporation

Battery and charging and discharging the same

A battery having desired characteristics and a method of charging and discharging a battery are provided. A battery according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a first electrode layer (6); a second electrode layer (7); and a charging layer (3) including an n-type metal oxide semiconductor and an insulating material, a charge voltage generated between the first electrode layer (6) and the second electrode layer (7) being applied to the charging layer (3).
Kabushiki Kaisha Nihon Micronics

Vehicle battery thermoelectric device with integrated cold plate assembly and assembling same

A cooling system for thermally conditioning a component which includes a battery and a heat spreader supporting the battery. Multiple thermoelectric devices are bonded to the heat spreader, for example, using solder or braze, which provides improved heat transfer.
Gentherm Inc.

Wiring harness

A wiring harness includes an electromagnetic shield and a high-voltage electric wire. The electromagnetic shield includes a metal pipe and a braided member, which is continuous with the metal pipe and includes metal strands.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

System and diagnosing deterioration of a drive belt in a vehicle

A system for diagnosing deterioration of a drive belt in a vehicle may include an engine, a motor connected to a shaft of a crankshaft of the engine via the drive belt to generate electric power, a controller for identifying slip of the drive belt and subsequently determining that deterioration of the drive belt is diagnosed (the “deterioration diagnosis”) or slip of the drive belt is diagnosed as being due to friction of the engine (the “slip diagnosis”) depending on whether conditions for diagnosing deterioration are fulfilled and then generating a torque adjustment command to adjust torque of the motor depending on the deterioration diagnosis or the slip diagnosis, and a main battery for supplying electric power to the motor in response to the torque adjustment command.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Interactive jewelry vending machine

Enables an interactive jewelry vending machine configured to enable users to quickly and conveniently purchase jewelry. The interactive jewelry vending machine allows users to view a rendition of the jewelry on their person with images taken by the camera and displayed on the point of sale system.
Bezalel's Jewelry Inc.

Rfid sensing and recording device and making the same

The present invention provides a radio frequency identification and sensing device comprising an antenna module, a rfid sensing module, and battery module. The antenna module has a first flexible substrate having an antenna circuit formed thereon.
Securitag Assembly Group Co., Ltd

Digital pen, touch system, and providing information thereof

A digital pen, a touch system and a method for providing information thereof are provided. The touch system may include a display apparatus and a digital pen having a battery.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Battery pack and controlling discharge from secondary battery

A battery pack includes a secondary battery, a discharge controlling circuit configured to discharge the secondary battery and control an output current supplied to battery driven equipment, a wake-up current detection circuit configured to, in a power saving state in which the output current supplied to the battery driven equipment by the discharge controlling circuit is reduced from a normal non-power saving state, detect that the output current exceeds a wake-up current threshold to make the battery pack transition from the power saving state to the non-power saving state, and a calibration member configured to calibrate a reference point of the wake-up current detection circuit. The wake-up current detection circuit is configured to operate in the power saving state and stop its operation in the non-power saving state, and the calibration member is configured to execute a calibration operation at a predetermined timing in the power saving state..
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Pull-down circuitry for an apparatus

Apparatus embodiments of the invention are disclosed for requesting power via a wired interface. In example embodiments, a pull-down circuit in the apparatus acting as a power consumer when there is no energy in the apparatus, is connected via a configuration line over a cable to a power provider device.
Nokia Technologies Oy

Vehicle and managing battery thereof

A vehicle and method are provided in which deterioration of a battery is controlled. The method includes detecting deterioration severity of the battery and determining whether the deterioration severity is equal to or greater than a reference value.
Kia Motors Corporation

Storage battery device, storage battery system, method and computer program product

According to one embodiment, a storage battery device in which a plurality of battery boards are connected in parallel, each of the battery boards including a plurality of cell modules connected in series, and each of the cell modules including a battery cell, includes a performance value acquisition unit and an information generator. The performance value acquisition unit acquires a performance value of the cell module.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Online detection internal short-circuit of battery

The present application relates to an online detection method for internal short-circuit of power battery, which comprises the following steps: in the process of charging and discharging, when the state of charge of a power battery is greater than a preset first threshold, monitoring and recording the voltage for each cell in the power battery; in accordance with the recorded historical voltages of each cell, determining whether there is a cell with voltage less than a second threshold in the process of charging, and less than a third threshold in the process of discharging, if so, then marking the corresponding cell as an internal short-circuited cell. The present application could accurately determine whether a malfunction of internal circuit of power battery occurs during the operation of a vehicle, so as to guarantee the safety of the vehicle and the people on-board..
Nio Nextev Limited

Secondary battery monitoring device and diagnosing failure

A secondary battery monitoring device is equipped with a resistance circuit and a detection circuit detecting an abnormality of a secondary battery, a current generation circuit generating a failure detection circuit for setting an output terminal of the resistance circuit to a failure diagnosis voltage, and a switch which permits the failure detection circuit to flow to the output terminal of the resistance circuit by switching. Further, a method for diagnosing failure of the secondary battery monitoring device is provided..
Sii Semiconductor Corporation

Battery management system and method thereof

A battery management system is provided, which may include a power supply module, a measurement module, a switch module and a processing module. The power supply module may be electrically coupled to a load or a charging power source via the switch module.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Battery pack status parallel monitoring device

The present invention provides a battery pack state parallel-monitoring device having a battery pack configured with a plurality of battery cells, a cell monitoring unit for measuring a state of the plurality of battery cells, a bmic for generating a diagnostic signal indicating a state of the battery pack through the cell monitoring unit, a main mcu for receiving the diagnostic signal, and an auxiliary mcu for receiving the diagnostic signal and transmitting/receiving data of the main mcu, the battery pack state parallel-monitoring device including data lines connecting the bmic and the main mcu to each other, parallel lines connected in parallel to the data lines, and a communication monitoring unit connected to the parallel lines to monitor data transmitted/received between the bmic and the main mcu and transfer the monitored data to the auxiliary mcu.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Test device

A bypass diode with a disconnection fault is identified. A test device includes: a signal introduction circuit that applies a disconnection position identification signal to between a positive electrode and a negative electrode of a solar battery string; and a fault calculating part that identifies the bypass diode with a disconnection fault on the basis of an ac component of a voltage between a frame ground and the positive electrode or an ac component of a voltage between the frame ground and the negative electrode when the disconnection position identification signal is applied..
Omron Corporation

Firearm handgrip assembly with laser gunsight system

A firearm handgrip assembly with laser gunsight system has a first grip frame element adapted for mounting to a first portion of the firearm frame, the first grip frame element including at least one of an illuminator, a battery, a switch, and a controller, a cover portion of the grip defining an interior channel adapted to closely receive at least a major portion of the first portion of the firearm frame and the first grip frame element, the cover portion having a contoured exterior surface adapted for gripping by a user's hand, and a fastener operably engaging the cover portion to the firearm frame. The firearm frame may be a curved butt frame of a revolver.
Hogue, Inc.

Modular hydraulics

A work machine is provided. The work machine may include a power module configured to provide power including a battery and an engine coupled to a folding heat exchange device.
Caterpillar Inc.

Modular power unit

A work machine is provided. The work machines may include a power module configured to provide power including a battery and an engine and configured to a folding heat exchange device.
Caterpillar Inc.

Lighting box

A lighting box having led units in the interior of a body thereof to allow an elegant exterior appearance for the lighting box to be designed, and having a switch and a control unit so that the led units are turned on and off with the opening and closing of the box the lighting box comprises a body; a control panel attached on an inner surface of the body; a battery unit attached to the control panel; led units driven by the battery unit and located inside the body and attached to the control panel; an led cover for covering the led units; a switch, attached to the body, for controlling the operations of the led units; a cover which covers the body; and a control unit, disposed on the cover, for controlling the switch being turned on and off.. .

Flashlight with magnetic tail

A flashlight with magnetic tail has a battery housing having a tail portion, a light source connected to a forward portion of the battery housing, a pushbutton assembly mounted in the tail portion and a magnet ring fixed to the tail portion and extending around the pushbutton assembly.. .
E. Mishan & Sons, Inc.

Apparatus and controlling start of vehicle engine

An apparatus for controlling a start of an engine may include the engine, a first motor connected to a crankshaft by a first connecting device to start the engine, a main battery supplying a start power to the first motor, a controller configured to monitor components of a vehicle according to a start command for the engine to generate diagnostic information and generating a reverse charging control command to supply the reverse charging power to the main battery as the determination result of the diagnostic information, and an auxiliary battery supplying the reverse charging power to the main battery according to the reverse charging control command.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Apparatus and controlling vehicle startup

An apparatus and a method for controlling vehicle start-up modify a sequence order in which control units of the vehicle are started up to improve reliability. In operation, a processor determines whether a voltage of a low-voltage battery is less than a reference voltage when a start key is turned on, and determines a voltage classification level corresponding to the voltage of the low-voltage battery when the voltage of the low-voltage battery is less than or equal to the reference voltage.
Kia Motors Corporation

Door lock bolt plate pivot system, and associated structures and methods

Disclosed are embodiments of a tapered bolt receiver for a door lock to accommodate misalignment, between a deadbolt mounted to a door, and an opposing jamb. The tapered bolt receiver can be configured to accommodate misalignment for a deadbolt having a non-tapered bolt, such as for an electromechanical smart lock having a battery stored within a battery compartment that is integrated with an enhanced bolt.
California Things, Inc.

Architectural materials having integrated energy storage system

The present invention is generally directed to energy storage systems comprising manufactured architectural materials having electrical battery systems embedded therein. The manufactured materials are generally provided as architectural panels, such as panels useful for interior or exterior cladding for buildings, flooring, countertops, or stairs.
Spear Power Systems, Llc

Control device and control construction machine

The present invention relates to a control device and control method for a construction machine. A control device and control method for a construction machine according to the embodiments of the present invention can determine a need for the operation of the alternator by taking into account required electrical energy and the current charge amount of a battery when auxiliary power is received from the auxiliary power device, and can thus decrease an engine rpm in a situation in which power generation is not required, thereby improving the fuel efficiency of a construction machine..
Doosan Infracore Co., Ltd.

Undercarriage drive module

A work machine may include a power module including a battery and engine and configured to provide power. The work machine also includes a drive module configured with one or more motors and positioned over a track roller frame.
Caterpillar Inc.

Assisted ripping

A plurality of work machines are provided. The plurality of work machines may each include a power module including a battery and an engine and configured to provide power.
Caterpillar Inc.

Modular electric drive autonomous ttt

An electric drive machine includes a power module configured to provide power including a battery and an engine coupled to a folding heat exchange device. The electric drive machine may also include a drive module configured with one or more motors and positioned over a track roller frame.
Caterpillar Inc.

Composition for gel polymer electrolyte and lithium secondary battery including the same

The present invention relates to a composition for a gel polymer electrolyte and a lithium secondary battery including the same, and more specifically, an objective of the present invention is to provide a secondary battery in which, since an isocyanate-containing monomer is introduced to a composition for a gel polymer electrolyte to induce a urethane reaction with lioh on a surface of a lithium transition metal oxide to form a coating layer including a urethane bond-containing oligomer on the surface of the lithium transition metal oxide, and thereby side reactions caused by hf in the battery are minimized, capacity characteristics are improved, and adhesion between a positive electrode and a separator is enhanced to minimize the swelling phenomenon of the battery.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Unmanned flying object and control device therefor

The present invention aims at solving the problem of providing a control device for an unmanned flying object that can elucidate the cause of a fault in the unmanned flying object after the fact and that has a function of desirably preventing a crash before it even happens, and at solving the problem of providing an unmanned flying object that incorporates such a control device. The control device of the present invention is a device for controlling a single rotor blade motor, and includes a calculation device, a storage device, a data output device, and a voltage detection device: the calculation device acquires and outputs information of various types; the storage device accumulates information of various types received from the calculation device; the data output device outputs information from the calculation device to an external control device; and the voltage detection device acquires voltage information from a battery or the like and supplies it to the calculation device..
Adtex Inc.

Aquatic jet propulsion device

An aquatic jet propulsion device basically includes a portable main control module, a first submersible propulsion unit and a first sub-two-way communication device. The portable main control module includes a main controller and a main two-way communication device.
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

Aquatic jet propulsion device

An aquatic jet propulsion device basically includes a portable main control module, a plurality of submersible propulsion units and a sub-two-way communication device. The portable main control module includes a main controller and a main two-way communication device.
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

Positioning taillight for smart cycling equipment and positioning method thereof

The present disclosure relates to a positioning taillight for a smart cycling equipment and a positioning method thereof. The positioning taillight includes a main body, a gps module, a microprocessor, an accelerometer, and a power supply; the main body includes a housing and a light emission portion; the gps module, the microprocessor, and the accelerometer are arranged in the housing; the microprocessor is connected to the gps module and the accelerometer; the power supply includes a first battery connected to the gps module, the microprocessor, the accelerometer, and the light emission portion for supplying electrical energy thereto; and the gps module is turned on to obtain the real time geographic location information according to an acceleration of the cycling equipment measured by the accelerometer..
Shenzhen Qianhai Livall Iot Technology Co., Ltd.

Predictive powertrain limits strategy for autonomous/automated driving vehicle

An expanded powertrain interface and strategy for an autonomous driving controller to control powertrain torque (or vehicle acceleration/deceleration) capability at the current operating point, in addition to capability for subsequent operating points at a future time based on predictive assessment of powertrain energy management, subsystem contraints/limits, and capability in the future. The powertrain interface and strategy applies to a vehicle with electrified powertrain control (hybrid electric vehicle (hev) or pure battery electric vehicle (bev)) with an autonomous driving (ad) capability (either full or semi-automated driving).
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.

Apparatus and controlling power generation in a vehicle

An apparatus for controlling power generation in a vehicle may include an engine, a motor connected to a crankshaft of the engine by a connecting device to generate power, a main battery supplying power to the motor, a controller diagnosing a failure of the main battery and generating a reverse output control command to reversely supply seed power for prefluxing the motor to the main battery when the failure occurs, an auxiliary battery outputting the seed power according to the reverse output control command, and a converter regulating the seed power according to the reverse output control command and supplying the regulated seed power to the motor.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Portable and cost-efficient transportation system with an integrated electric generator

A portable and cost-efficient transportation system with an integrated electric generator, capable of transporting various objects, while producing an electric current and sufficient quantities of electricity through the simultaneously created rotation of the device's wheels. The harvested electrical energy can then be stored in an integrated battery and utilized directly via an integrated power ac outlet socket, usb port and/or integrated lighting mechanism.

Traction battery pack service panel

An exemplary battery assembly includes an enclosure defining an interior, and a service panel that covers an opening to the interior. The service panel is held relative to the enclosure by a clip.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Vehicle and controlling the same

A method can be used for charging a battery of a vehicle. The method includes performing a first charging process in which the battery is charged with a maximum amount of charges corresponding to a current temperature of the battery, the battery being heated while performing the first charging process.
Kia Motors Corporation

System and managing battery for vehicle, and vehicle thereof

Disclosed herein are a system and method for managing a battery for vehicle and vehicle thereof. A power network server includes a controller and a memory storing a program to be executed in the controller.
Kia Motors Corporation

Vehicle high voltage battery apparatus

A high voltage battery apparatus for a vehicle is provided. The battery apparatus is installed in a lower portion of the vehicle and includes a plurality of battery modules and a cooling unit that has a plurality of cavities in which the battery modules are inserted and fixed.
Kia Motors Corporation

Battery controlling the same

A battery system includes a battery unit and a controller. The battery unit has a plurality of battery modules, a plurality of first relays and a plurality of second relays.
Kia Motors Corporation

Method of estimating time required to charge vehicle and charging reservation method using the same

A method of estimating time required to charge a vehicle is provided. The method reduces an error in estimating the time required for charging due to a difference between the voltage of an external power supply unit, measured when setting a reservation for charging, and the voltage applied to an on-board charger during actual charging of a battery, and a charging reservation method using the same.
Kia Motors Corporation

Electric vehicle for charging a battery, a system including the same, and a charging a battery of an electric vehicle

An electric vehicle, a system, and a method for charging a battery of the electric vehicle are disclosed. The system and electric vehicle sufficiently charge a battery even under an unexpected situation, and when a reserved charging time of the electric vehicle is fixed.
Kia Motors Corporation

Vehicle charging system for dc fast charging electrified vehicles

A vehicle charging system includes a battery bank including at least one repurposed battery and a charging station in electrical communication with the battery bank and configured to deliver a dc output from the battery bank to an electrified vehicle.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method and automatic charging of an electrically powered vehicle

A method and apparatus for automatically charging an electrically powered vehicle are provided. The apparatus comprises a sensor for sensing proximity or presence of the vehicle, and one or more chargers for automatically coupling with corresponding receptacles of the vehicle and charging an onboard electrical storage device (e.g., a battery).

Vehicle cruise control with multiple set points

In various embodiments, the present disclosure includes a cruise control system with (a) a vehicle having a steering system, an accelerator system, a braking system, a battery, a display, a processor, and memory; and (b) a cruise control program, operatively coupled to the accelerator system and configured to display a most recent cruising setpoint and a menu of user-adjustable cruising setpoints.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Vehicle battery unit

In a battery unit 10 in which plural high-voltage batteries 31a to 33a are accommodated in a battery case 50, the battery case 50 includes: a bottom plate 51a on which the batteries 31a to 33a are mounted; and a cover 52 covering the batteries 31a to 33a from above. The bottom plate 51a includes a tray 54 having a plate shape, lengthwise reinforcing members 55, and brackets 53.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Battery pack interface

An interface for a battery pack and an electrical combination. The interface may include a battery-receiving portion configured to receive a battery pack and including a cavity.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Lead welding apparatus, battery module manufactured by the lead welding apparatus, and battery pack comprising the battery module

Disclosed is a lead welding apparatus, which is used for welding electrode leads of battery cells facing each other, among battery cells of a battery module, and the lead welding apparatus includes a welding unit configured to weld two electrode leads of the facing battery cells to each other, and a welding jig configured to closely adhere the two electrode leads of the facing battery to each other and press the two electrode leads at one side of the two electrode leads, when welding is performed.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Automatic external defibrillator device and methods of use

The present invention relates to a device, and software and methodology associated with a portable automated external defibrillator (“aed”). The portable aed works with a mobile device and software, and includes two or more cardiac pads, a battery pack, and specialized capacitor.
Eir Inc.

Implantable medical device batteries with milled fluorinated carbon fibers, devices, and methods

An implantable medical device comprising a battery cell including: an anode; a cathode including fluorinated carbon particles; a separator between the anode and the cathode; and an electrolyte contacting the anode, the cathode, and the separator; wherein greater than 50 vol-% of the fluorinated carbon particles have a particle size within a range of 2 microns to 10 microns, and greater than 50% by number have an aspect ratio within a range of 1:1.2 to 1:8.. .
Medtronic, Inc.

Arm prosthetic device

A system for powering a prosthetic arm is disclosed. The system includes at least one internal battery located in the prosthetic arm, at least one external battery connected to the prosthetic arm, and a master controller configured to connect either the at least one internal battery or the at least one external battery to a power bus to power the prosthetic arm..
Deka Products Limited Partnership

Electronic vapour provision system

An electronic vapor provision system includes a control unit and a cartridge configured to engage with and disengage from one another substantially along a longitudinal axis. The cartridge includes a reservoir of liquid to be vaporized, and the control unit includes a battery and a tube portion disposed along said longitudinal axis.
Nicoventures Holdings Limited

Teijin Limited

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Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

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Hitachi, Ltd.

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System for supplying power to at least one power distribution and data hub using a portable battery pack

A system for supplying power to at least one power distribution and data hub using a portable battery pack including a battery enclosed by a wearable and replaceable pouch or skin is disclosed, wherein the pouch or skin can be provided in different colors and/or patterns. Further, the pouch or skin can be molle-compatible.
Lat Enterprises, Inc., D/b/a Medipak Energy Systems

Backpack-type mobile base station system and method based on tvws and satellite backhaul

Provided herein is a backpack-type mobile base station system based on a tvws and satellite backhaul, including a mobile base station configured to wirelessly perform matching with any one of a backhaul donor and a backhaul bridge through a tvws, and provide an emergency disaster mobile communication service to a terminal. The mobile base station may include: a backhaul wireless matching unit configured to wirelessly perform matching with any one of the backhaul donor and the backhaul bridge through the tvws; a terminal wireless matching unit configured to wirelessly perform matching with the terminal; and a base station signal processing unit configured to process a signal of the mobile base station between the backhaul wireless matching unit and the terminal wireless matching unit.
Innonet Co., Ltd.

Battery-powered printer, pos system, and printing with battery-powered printer

A battery-powered printer includes a printing head that has a plurality of heat generating elements arranged along a direction orthogonal to a transport direction of a recording medium and is configured to print on the recording medium, a temperature sensor configured to measure a temperature within the printer, and a processor configured to determine whether the temperature measured by the temperature sensor is equal to or lower than a predetermined threshold, determine a constant printing speed at the time of printing under a condition where the temperature is equal to or lower than the predetermined threshold, and control the printing head and a transporting speed of the recording medium so as to cause each line of the print data to be printed on the recording medium at the constant printing speed.. .
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Method, system and computer-readable storage medium for cross-platform synchronization of contacts in a multi-platform environment

A method for cross-platform synchronization of contacts in a multi-platform environment is disclosed. The method includes: acquiring a contact to be associated with an account in a social platform; acquiring an account of a friend associated with the contact in the social platform, and binding a phone number of the contact with the associated account of the friend in the social platform; and uploading the phone number and the account in the social platform bound together to a server.
Tencent Technology (shenzhen) Company Limited

Method and device with intelligent media management

A method (300) and device (200) with intelligent media management is disclosed. The method (300) can include: streaming (310) media content in a wireless communication device; identifying (320) a media signature of the streamed media content; searching (330) a stored library for the identified media signature; and playing (340) locally stored media content, if the search results in finding a match with the identified media signature in the stored library.
Google Technology Holdings Llc

Multimode communication transmission line condition monitoring

This patent relates to a multi-mode communication method for detecting states of power transmission line, which belongs to electric power communication technology field. In this method, there are sensing devices installed on power transmission line.
State Grid Company Corporation Of China

Synchronous inverter

An apparatus includes a first inverter circuit and a second inverter circuit. The first invertor circuit is configured to couple an alternator and a load device to deliver a driving signal from the alternator to the load device.
Kohler Co.

Electronic device for receiving power wirelessly and controlling the electronic device

An electronic device and method thereof for receiving power wirelessly are provided. The electronic device includes a sensor for detecting movement of the electronic device, a coil for receiving power wirelessly, a rectifier for rectifying the power received from the coil, a converter for converting a voltage of the rectified power to an output voltage, a power management integrated circuit (pmic) for charging a battery of the electronic device or supplying consumption power to at least one hardware component of the electronic device, using the converted power, and a processor for controlling a parameter for at least one of the rectifier or the pmic, based on the movement of the electronic device..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Mobile terminal and chargeable communication module

A mobile terminal is provided with a housing, a circuit board included in the housing and having a thickness direction normal to a plane of the circuit board, a battery pack included in the housing, and a non-contact charging module included in the housing. The non-contact charging module includes a charging coil formed of a wound conducting wire; a communication coil arranged adjacent to the charging coil; and a magnetic sheet on which the charging coil and the communication coil are arranged.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Mobile terminal

A mobile terminal is provided, which includes a housing having a rectangular plan-view shape defined by two sides along a longitudinal direction and two sides along a lateral direction. The mobile terminal includes a camera included in the housing; a charging coil arranged in the housing; and a battery arranged in the housing.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Wireless charging system of unmanned aerial vehicle and unmanned aerial vehicle

A wireless charging system of an unmanned aerial vehicle includes a transmitting module including an external power supply and a transmitting induction coil electrically connected to the external power supply. The transmitting induction coil is used to generates an induced magnetic field.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Wireless charging system of unmanned aerial vehicle and unmanned aerial vehicle

A wireless charging system of an unmanned aerial vehicle includes a transmitting module including an external power supply and a transmitting induction coil electrically connected to the external power supply. The transmitting induction coil is used to generates an induced magnetic field.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Adaptive balancing for battery management

A battery balancing system includes an energy balancing circuit. Multiple battery cells are coupled to the energy balancing circuit.
Honeywell International Inc.

Charging system and method thereof

A charging system and a method are provided. The charging system includes a power supply device, a charging module and a battery module.
Delta Electronics (tailand) Public Company Limited

Power supply apparatus

An object of the present invention is to provide a charging apparatus having high efficiency of charging a battery by inputting an alternating current voltage. A charging apparatus that charges a direct current battery includes a step-down converter unit to which a direct current voltage from a power supply is input and that converts the direct current voltage, and when a voltage of the direct current battery is between a predetermined first voltage smaller than a charge completion voltage of the direct current battery and the charge completion voltage, a variable voltage that increases from the first voltage to the charge completion voltage in accordance with charging of the direct current battery is input to the step-down converter unit..
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Portable battery charger

A portable battery charger includes a rechargeable battery, a control board electrically connected with the rechargeable battery so as to control charge and discharge of the rechargeable battery, a middle case including an accommodation portion for accommodating the rechargeable battery and the control board mounted therein, a first case and a second case, which are coupled to the middle case and define the outer appearance of the portable battery charger, coupling hooks provided at a first edge and a second edge of the first case and including hook projections provided at respective ends thereof, coupling grooves formed in a first edge and a second edge of the second case so that the coupling hooks are inserted into the coupling grooves, and overflow holes formed in the coupling grooves so as to be open toward the middle case so that the hook projections are inserted into the overflow holes.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Hybrid super-capacitor / rechargeable battery system

A hybrid system modifies a control algorithm such that the super-capacitor can not only supply pulsed power, but it now can also absorb pulsed power from the load while keeping the battery current constant such that the incoming pulsed power does not stress the battery. The absorbed energy is accumulated in the capacitor and then the control algorithm operates the dc/dc converter to recharge the battery with the energy from the capacitor at a rate that optimized battery performance.
Electro Standards Laboratories

High power rechargeable spotlight with two way universal serial bus

A high power rechargeable spotlight with two-way universal serial bus (usb) capable of recharging electronic devices as well as recharging itself. A bidirectional universal serial bus (usb) adaptor port that can be integrated into a high power rechargeable battery operated spotlight or other rechargeable battery operated device.

Managing battery charge status to provide safe operation for electronic devices

Intelligent safety management for a battery is performed by applying a charging voltage to the battery, monitoring an actual charge level of the battery, determining a first charging voltage and a first charge level for the battery for charging the battery, and determining a second charging voltage and a second charge level for the battery that substantially reduces or eliminates a safety hazard associated with the battery. The second charging voltage is less than the first charging voltage and the second charge level is less than the first charge level.
Bae Systems Controls Inc.

Managing islanded power systems using battery state of charge and frequency

A battery management system is configured to, in an island mode, cause a frequency adjustment (e.g., by 3 hz) to voltage in the power system based on a state of charge. The frequency adjustment signals assets (e.g., loads, generators, energy storage devices) electrically coupled to a battery system to reduce or increase power.
Unienergy Technologies, Llc

Data-driven demand charge management solution

A computer-implemented method, system, and computer program product are provided for demand charge management. The method includes receiving an active power demand for a facility, a current load demand charge threshold (dct) profile for the facility, and a plurality of previously observed load dct profiles.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.

Machine learning based demand charge

A computer-implemented method, system, and computer program product are provided for demand charge management. The method includes receiving an active power demand for a facility, a current load demand charge threshold (dct) profile for the facility, and a plurality of previously observed load dct profiles.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.

Battery compartment and electronic cigarette having same

The present disclosure provides a battery compartment. The battery compartment includes a support, a button covering the support, and a switch button accommodated in the support.
Shenzhen Ivps Technology Co., Ltd.

Fixing structure of conductor unit

A conductor unit includes a connection conductor directly or indirectly connected with at least one electrode terminal in an electrode terminal group of a plurality of battery cells arranged in the same direction, a linear conductor connected with a battery monitoring unit that monitors the battery conditions of the battery cells, a fusible body that is connected between the connection conductor and the linear conductor and fuses when an overcurrent flows between the connection conductor and the linear conductor, and an insulative resin-molded member that contains the fusible body therein. The connection conductor includes holding portions that are disposed inside the resin-molded member, and hold the resin-molded member.
Yazaki Corporation

Externally-attached ptc element and tubular battery

An externally-attached ptc element attachable to one electrode terminal of a tubular battery with electrode terminals on both end surfaces, the externally-attached ptc element including: a bottom plate made of a metal plate; a plate-shaped ptc element; and a top panel made of a metal plate, the plate-shaped ptc element and the top panel being stacked in that order above the bottom plate disposed below, the ptc element being disposed in an opposed area between the top panel and the bottom plate, the top panel projecting and extending in one direction with respect to a planar area of the bottom plate, the top panel having a distal end formed into a lead terminal shape mountable to a circuit board.. .
Fdk Corporation

Methods for slot antenna design for wearable electronic devices and conductive housings

A wearable computing device can include a monopole-excited slot antenna formed by a gap between a housing (such as a highly conductive housing) and a bracket (such as a highly conductive bracket) within the highly conductive housing and by a back cavity between the highly conductive bracket and the pcb. The antenna configuration can include a monopole antenna electrically coupled to a printed circuit board and a slot antenna that is excited through coupled electromagnetic fields.
Fitbit, Inc.

Hybrid solid state electrolyte for lithium secondary battery

Provided is a solid state electrolyte for a rechargeable lithium battery, comprising a lithium ion-conducting polymer matrix or binder and a lithium ion-conducting inorganic species dispersed in or chemically bonded by the polymer matrix or binder, wherein the lithium ion-conducting inorganic species is selected from a mixture of a sodium-conducting species or sodium salt and a lithium-conducting species or lithium salt selected from li2co3, li2o, li2c2o4, lioh, lix, roco2li, hcoli, roli, (roco2li)2, (ch2oco2li)2, li2s, lixsoy, or a combination thereof, wherein x=f, cl, i, or br, r=a hydrocarbon group, x=0-1, y=1-4; and wherein the polymer matrix or binder is in an amount from 1% to 99% by volume of the electrolyte composition. Also provided are a process for producing this solid state electrolyte and a lithium secondary battery containing such a solid state electrolyte..
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Vehicle battery thermoelectric module with improved heat transfer and thermal isolation features

A cooling system for thermally conditioning a component includes a heat spreader configured to provide a cold side. An insulator plate is arranged adjacent to the heat spreader.
Gentherm Inc.

Battery pack

The battery pack includes a base having a heat dissipation wall, a switching device for controlling current having a plurality of electrode terminals, being disposed so as to be capable of transferring released heat to the heat dissipation wall, and a bus bar having a connection terminal that is connected to the switching device or a unit cell so as to enable energization. The connection terminal is disposed so as to be positioned in an area corresponding to a width of the switching device in a direction in which the electrode terminals are arranged in line and in an area extending to a periphery of the switching device in a direction orthogonal to the direction in which the electrode terminals are arranged in line..
Denso Corporation

Temperature control device for tempering a battery

A temperature control device for tempering of a battery may include a cooling device configured to be flowed through by a coolant for cooling the battery, an electric heating module configured to heat the battery and a heat transmission component configured to thermally couple the cooling device and the electric heating module to the battery. The battery may be temperature-controlled.
Mahle International Gmbh

Battery pack

A battery pack having a battery module and a cooling plate are provided. The battery pack has a bottom surface and a first plane that extends through the battery module parallel to the bottom surface.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Method and disassembling and separating components of batteries

A method and apparatus for safely dissembling lithium ion batteries and separating components thereof is provided. The apparatus includes a container having a top portion and a bottom portion.
Cn Innovations Limited

Methods and systems for monitoring remaining useful shelf life of a battery

A battery shelf life indicator (bsli) module, systems, and methods for monitoring remaining useful shelf life of a battery are provided herein. The bsli module includes a temperature sensor configured to measure an ambient temperature proximate to the battery, and a processor configured to determine the remaining useful shelf life of the battery based on the measured ambient temperature.
Morpho Detection, Llc

Apparatus for controlling the charging of electric vehicle

An apparatus for controlling charging of an electric vehicle includes a switch unit including a first relay and second relays, wherein the first relay is arranged on an electric line through which a first battery is connected in series to a second battery. The first and second batteries supply driving power of the electric vehicle.
Kia Motors Corporation

Ion-trapping agent, electrolyte solution, and separator for lithium-ion rechargeable battery, and lithium-ion rechargeable battery

The invention provides an ion-trapping agent for a lithium-ion rechargeable battery, which traps impurity metal ions generated from constituent parts of a lithium-ion rechargeable battery with high selectivity, has high adsorption capacity per unit mass, suppresses the occurrence of short circuit derived from impurities, and renders a liquid neutral such that the lithium-ion rechargeable battery is unlikely to influence an electrolyte solution, thereby imparting a long-life lithium-ion rechargeable battery. The ion-trapping agent for a lithium-ion rechargeable battery of the invention contains at least one phosphate selected from: (a) α-zirconium phosphate having a specific composition in which a certain range of ion exchange groups are substituted by lithium ions; (b) α-titanium phosphate having a specific composition in which a certain range of ion exchange groups are substituted by lithium ions; or (c) aluminium dihydrogen triphosphate having a specific composition in which a certain range of ion exchange groups are substituted by lithium ions..
Toagosei Co., Ltd.

Pouch battery for use in implantable electronic devices

Disclosed herein is a battery with a pouch-type enclosure for use with an implantable electronic device. The battery may have greater than 20 megaohms of isolation between the anode and the external surface of the pouch-type battery enclosure and the cathode and the external surface of the pouch-type battery enclosure.
Pacesetter, Inc.

Lithium metal battery

A lithium metal battery is disclosed. The lithium battery comprising a li metal anode, a cathode and an electrolyte in between the li metal anode and the cathode wherein the electrolyte includes immobilized anions at least at the interface between the li metal anode and the electrolyte to maintain the anionic concentration at the interface above zero throughout the charge-discharge cycles thereby preventing surface potential instability at the interface of the li metal anode and electrolyte..
Blue Solutions Canada Inc.

Composite electrolyte structure and lithium metal battery including the same

A composite electrolyte structure includes: a protective layer having a young's modulus of about 106 pascals or greater and including a first particle, the first particle including an organic particle, an inorganic particle, an organic-inorganic particle, or a combination thereof, wherein the particle in the protective layer has a particle size of greater than 1 micrometer to about 100 micrometers, and a solid electrolyte layer including a second particle including an organic particle, an inorganic particle, an organic-inorganic particle, or a combination thereof, wherein the second particle has a particle size of greater than 1 micrometer to about 100 micrometers, wherein the first particle and the second particle are the same or different, and wherein the protective layer is on the solid electrolyte layer.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Lithium ion secondary battery

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Synthesis of novel sulfur-carbon nano-network composite as cathode for rechargeable li-s batteries

The present disclosure provides the synthesis technology for sulfur-carbon nanocomposite, which was achieved by ultrasonification to allow formation of homogeneously distributed s nanoparticles on c. Sulfur is uniformly distributed with mesoporous “functionalized carbon” to produce s—c nano-link was verified by hrtem (fig.

Method of manufacturing embedded type battery pack 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. An upper case, a pcb, and a battery cell are simultaneously coupled to each other through a hot-melt process without using additional members, such as double-sided adhesive tape and a pcm case.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Dimensional constraints for three-dimensional batteries

A secondary battery is provided for cycling between a charged and a discharged state, the secondary battery including a battery enclosure, an electrode assembly, carrier ions, a non-aqueous liquid electrolyte within the battery enclosure, and a set of electrode constraints. The set of electrode constraints includes a primary constraint system having first and second primary growth constraints and at least one primary connecting member, the first and second primary growth constraints separated from each other in the longitudinal direction, wherein the primary constraint array restrains growth of the electrode assembly in the longitudinal direction such that any increase in the feret diameter of the electrode assembly in the longitudinal direction over 20 consecutive cycles of the secondary battery is less than 20%.
Enovix Corporation

Matching state of charge in a string

A method of operating a redox flow battery string including at least first and second redox flow batteries and an outside power source includes: providing a least first and second redox flow batteries in a string electrically connected in a string, and each redox flow battery having a state-or-charge (soc) and an electrical load, wherein the electrical load for at least one of the first and second redox flow batteries in the string is powered by the outside power source; obtaining an soc value for each redox flow battery in the string; identifying a target soc value in the string; and adjusting the soc value for at least one of the first and second redox flow batteries to correspond to the target soc value by using a portion of stored energy in the at least one first or second redox flow battery to supply power to the electrical load.. .
Unienergy Technologies, Llc

Using energy in electrolyte for black start

A method of operating a redox flow battery includes: providing a redox flow battery configurable to be in off and on states and to be in an islanded state , the redox flow battery including an electrochemical cell in fluid communication with anolyte and catholyte storage tanks, wherein a portion of the anolyte and a portion of the catholyte is contained in the electrochemical cell, and wherein the redox flow battery is at least partially charged; identifying the redox flow battery to be in an off and islanded state; maintaining stored energy in the electrolyte in the electrochemical cell when the redox flow battery is in the off and islanded state; and using the energy stored in the electrolyte in the electrochemical cell to start the redox flow battery and enter the on state.. .
Unienergy Technologies, Llc

Fuel cell system and secondary battery diagnosis method

A fuel cell system includes a fuel cell, auxiliary devices, an auxiliary device controller, a secondary battery, a current sensor, a voltage sensor, and a diagnosis controller. In an output stop state where the fuel cell does not output electric power, the auxiliary device controller performs a residual water scavenging process of scavenging water remaining in the fuel cell to outside of the fuel cell system by driving the auxiliary devices using electric power supplied from the secondary battery and supplying the gas to the fuel cell.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Printed flexible battery

A printed flexible battery is provided. The battery has an anode and a cathode printed on flexible, fibrous substrates.
Research Foundation Of The City University Of New York

Method of preparing electrode slurry for lithium secondary batteries

The present invention provides a method of preparing an electrode slurry for lithium secondary batteries in which the physical properties of the electrode slurry are improved to minimize a drag line by performing the primary mixing process at high viscosity, a method of manufacturing an electrode of which a defect rate of the electrode is reduced and with which battery stability is improved by using the method of preparing an electrode slurry for secondary batteries, an electrode manufactured using the method, and a secondary battery including the electrode.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Nickel-based active material for lithium secondary battery, preparing method thereof, and lithium secondary battery including positive electrode including the same

A nickel-based active material for a lithium secondary battery includes a porous inner portion having closed pores and an outer portion, wherein the porous inner portion has a density less than that of the outer portion, and the nickel-based active material has a net density of 4.7 g/cc or less. A method of preparing the same, and a lithium secondary battery including a positive electrode including the nickel-based active material are provided..
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Bivalent metal doping for sodium manganese oxide as cathode materials for sodium ion batteries

A sodium transition metal based cathode material for a rechargeable sodium battery, having a p2 orthorhombic layered bronze crystal structure with space group cmcm, and having a composition naxmymn1-yliy′azo2 with 0.60<x<0.95, wherein m consists of either one or more elements of the group consisting of cu, zn and ni; a consisting of either one or more elements of the group consisting of mg, ti, fe, cr and co, with 0<y<0.20, 0≤z<0.2, 0<y′<0.33, and z+y′>0.. .
Tokyo University Of Science Foundation

Porous silicon-silicon oxide-carbon composite, and preparing the same

The present invention relates to a porous silicon-silicon oxide-carbon composite comprising a silicon oxide-carbon structure and silicon particles, wherein the silicon oxide-carbon structure comprises a plurality of micropores, and the silicon particles are uniformly distributed in the silicon oxide-carbon structure. The porous silicon-silicon oxide-carbon composite of the present invention shows decreased volume expansion due to the intercalation of lithium ions and improved electric conductivity, and has a porous structure.
Korea Advanced Institute Of Science And Technology

High capacity monolithic composite si/carbon fiber electrode architectures synthesized from low cost materials and process technologies

A composite si-carbon fiber comprising a carbon matrix material with 1-90 wt % silicon embedded therein. The composite carbon fibers are incorporated into electrodes for batteries.
Ut-battelle, Llc

Integrated electrode assembly and electrochemical device comprising same

The present disclosure relates to an integrated electrode assembly, wherein a positive electrode, a first binder polymer layer, an inorganic coating layer comprising a plurality of inorganic layers and a second binder polymer, a third binder polymer layer, and a negative electrode are sequentially stacked and combined, each configurative element forming the electrode assembly is stacked and combined with excellent adhesion, and the durability of the inorganic coating layer preventing the internal short circuit of the electrode is excellent, and thus a lithium secondary battery using the integrated electrode assembly according to the present disclosure may have excellent cycle characteristics.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Lfp as initiator of in-battery polymerization of conducting polymers for high-rate-charging cathodes

Cathodes for a fast charging lithium ion battery, processes for manufacturing thereof and corresponding batteries are provided. Cathode formulations comprise spinel and/or layered structure cathode material with 5-10% of cathode material having an olivine-based structure as polymerization initiator, binder material, and monomer and/or oligomer material selected to polymerize into a conductive polymer upon partial delithiation of the olivine-based structure cathode material during at least a first charging cycle of a cell having a cathode made of the cathode formulation.
Storedot Ltd.

High-rate-charging cathodes with in-battery polymerization of conducting polymers

Cathodes for a fast charging lithium ion battery, processes for manufacturing thereof and corresponding batteries are provided. Cathode formulations comprise cathode material having an olivine-based structure, binder material, and monomer material selected to polymerize into a conductive polymer upon partial delithiation of the cathode material during at least a first charging cycle of a cell having a cathode made of the cathode formulation.
Storedot Ltd.

Battery protection device

A battery including an autonomous protection device electrically connected in series between the plurality of electrochemical cells and one of the positive pole and the negative pole of the battery.. .
Blue Solutions Canada Inc.

Power battery top cap structure and power battery

A power battery and a power battery top cap structure for a power battery are provided. The power battery top cap structure includes first and second electrode assemblies, a lower insulation member, a top cap piece, and an abutment member.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Secondary battery

The present application provides a secondary battery including a first terminal component, a second terminal component, a cap plate, an electrode component and a resistance element. One of the first and second terminal components is electrically connected to the cap plate through the resistance element, while the other is insulated from the cap plate.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Battery protection system

A battery protection system for a power tool includes a power tool housing with a battery pack interface. The battery pack interface includes at least one tool electrical terminal.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Connection structure of conductor and conductive module

A conductor includes a connection conductor that is directly connected to at least one of a plurality of electrode terminals of an electrode terminal group of a plurality of battery cells arranged in a same direction; a linear conductor that is connected to a battery monitoring unit configured to monitor a battery state of the battery cells; a fuse element that is indirectly connected between the connection conductor and the linear conductor, and that melts when overcurrent flows between the connection conductor and the linear conductor; and a resin mold member that has an insulation property and that includes the fuse element, a part of the connection conductor, and a part of a relay terminal.. .
Yazaki Corporation

Separator for non-aqueous secondary battery and non-aqueous secondary battery

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Method of prepaing microporous membrane, microporous membrane, battery separator, and secondary battery

A polyolefin microporous membrane has excellent strength, permeability and heat resistance, which is obtained by using uhmwpe and employing a sequential stretching system, and a production method of the microporous membrane. In producing a microporous membrane by using a primary material a having a molecular weight (mw) of less than 1.0×106, a secondary material b having a molecular weight of 1.0×106 or more, and a plasticizer, when the endothermic quantity of a mixture of the primary material and the plasticizer and the endothermic quantity of a mixture of the secondary material and the plasticizer are denoted as q1 and q2, respectively, respective resins are designed such that the ratio of endothermic quantity q2 to endothermic quantity q1 (endothermic quantity q2/endothermic quantity q1) becomes 1 or more over a temperature range of 110 to 118° c..
Toray Battery Separator Film Co., Ltd.

Battery assembly with biased component profiles to promote battery cell to heat exchanger contact

A battery assembly includes a cell stack and an array structure. At least one of the cell stack and the array structure includes a biased profile configured to bias the cell stack and a portion of the array structure together..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery pack

A battery pack has a plurality of unit cells, a casing for accommodating the plurality of unit cells, and a base which is a part of the casing and has a heat dissipation wall and a first side wall disposed so as to be capable of transferring heat to the heat dissipation wall. The battery pack includes a stay disposed on the first side wall in the base and fixed to a vehicle-side member, and a switching device disposed so that released heat can be transferred to the heat dissipation wall or the first side wall.
Denso Corporation

Battery cell, and battery module and battery pack including same

A battery cell accommodated in a module case of a battery module according to an embodiment of the present disclosure, is characterized in that at least one of the battery cell is included and accommodated in the module case, and has a shape corresponding to internal space of the module case so as to prevent formation of dead space in the module case.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Secondary battery

A secondary battery, including a first terminal assembly, a second terminal assembly, a top cover plate, an electrode assembly and a first sealing piece; at least one of the first and second terminal assemblies is electrically insulated from the top cover plate; the first terminal assembly includes a connecting plate and deformable plate, the connecting plate is located at a side of the top cover plate away from the electrode assembly, the deformable plate is attached to the connecting plate; the first sealing piece is connected between the connecting plate and the top cover plate; in normal state, the first electrode plate is electrically connected with the connecting plate via the deformable plate, the second plate is electrically connected with the second terminal assembly; when internal pressure of the secondary battery exceeds reference pressure, the deformable plate can deform to electrically disconnect from the first electrode plate.. .
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Flexible micro-battery

Designs, strategies and methods for forming micro-batteries are described. In some examples, ultrasonic welded seals may be used to seal battery chemistry within the micro-battery.
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.

Battery cell having improved reliability of preventing humidity penetration

Disclosed herein is a battery cell including a battery case, wherein the battery case includes thermally bondable portions thermally bonded to each other to constitute a first sealed portion of the battery cell, a first space for receiving an electrode assembly, and second spaces defined outside the thermally bondable portions, the second spaces constituting the outer edges of the battery case together with the thermally bondable portions, and wherein a metal piece for preventing the penetration of humidity into the first space from the outside is mounted in at least one of the second spaces.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Flat type battery

A flat type battery includes an exterior member housing an electrolytic solution and a power generating element. The power generating element contains electrodes alternating layered between electrolyte layers, and expands with use in a layering direction of the electrodes.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Stainless steel foil for battery outer packaging

Provided is a battery armoring stainless steel foil which, without the need for a special treatment such as corona discharge, has excellent adhesiveness to resin after being thermally shocked and after being immersed in an electrolyte solution. A battery armoring stainless steel foil (1) includes an oxide film (1a), having a thickness of not less than 2 nm, which contains (i) one or more metallic elements, existing as a hydroxide, in an amount of not less than 35 mol percent and (ii) sio2 in an amount of not more than 40 mol percent, the battery armoring stainless steel foil (1) having an arithmetic mean roughness ra of less than 0.1 μm but not less than 0.02 μm in a direction orthogonal to a direction in which the battery armoring stainless steel foil (1) has been rolled..
Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd.

Battery module and battery pack comprising same

Provided is a battery module. The battery module according to an embodiment of the present disclosure may include: a cartridge assembly including a plurality of cartridges configured to receive battery cells; a substrate protecting body combined to the cartridge assembly; a casing configured to receive the cartridge assembly and the substrate protecting body and surround the cartridge assembly and the substrate protecting body; and a cover capable of being combined to the casing..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Power unit using flexible conductive member

An electronic device includes a flexible conductive member having a first length, and a battery substrate having a second length shorter or equal than the first length. There is an active battery on the battery substrate.
Stmicroelectronics (tours) Sas

Battery and battery pack

A battery is provided that includes a laminate film having a metal layer and a thermal adhesive resin layer, a battery element which is covered with the laminate film, and leads which are connected to the battery element. The leads are sandwiched between opposing thermal adhesive resin layers, and extend outside the laminate film.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Vehicle battery thermoelectric device with integrated cold plate assembly

A cooling system for thermally conditioning a component which includes a heat spreader and a thermoelectric device that operatively thermally engages the heat spreader. A cold plate assembly operatively thermally engages the thermoelectric device.
Gentherm Inc.

Solar battery module, and manufacturing solar battery module

L-shaped positive electrode bus bar 11 and negative electrode bus bar 12 are provided along a vertical side 1b and a horizontal side 1c of the solar battery module 1, positive electrode output terminals 13a and 13b, and negative electrode output terminals 14a and 14b are led out from the long horizontal side 1c, and a positive electrode box 15, a negative electrode box 16, and the like are provided to the long horizontal side 1c. In addition, all solar battery cells 3 of first and second rows r1 and l2 are connected in series by using only one connection bus bar 7.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Monolithically integrated thin-film device with a solar cell, an integrated battery, and a controller

A thin-film monolithically integrated solar module with a solar cell, an integrated energy storage device, and a controller may be provided. It may comprise a thin-film solar cell, having at least one solar diode, on a transparent substrate, a thin-film energy storage device, and an electronic controller comprising at least one thin-film transistor above the thin-film energy storage device.
International Business Machines Corporation

Electronic cigarette

The present disclosure provides an electronic cigarette. The electronic cigarette includes a battery box.
Shenzhen Ivps Technology Co., Ltd.

Electrical circuit training apparatus

A circuit training apparatus for training students to understand electrical circuits includes a body member that includes a front face having a peripheral edge and a plurality of side walls defining an interior area and a dial opening. The apparatus includes a battery for powering the circuits.

Gas monitor, system and method sensing two different gases

A monitor for gases and a mine includes a housing. The monitor includes a battery disposed in the housing.
Strata Products Worldwide, Llc

Multi media data storing and transmitting apparatus

An multi media data storing and transmitting apparatus includes a control module engaged in a receptacle, the control module includes a voltage output regulating module and a data telecommunicating module, an information storing module connected to the data telecommunicating module, a battery module connected to the control module, a charging module connected to the battery module, an electric coupler connected to the charging module, a wireless charging module connected to the control module, and an antenna element connected to the wireless charging module and the data telecommunicating module for communicating with an electrical appliance and for charging the electrical appliance.. .
Oxti Corporation

Power management and deep-discharge protection

A power-saving control device for a battery-operated operating table, and related tables and methods. The control device can include two microprocessors for controlling the operating table.
Maquet Gmbh

Smart battery balance system and method

A smart battery power balance system and method to maximize the operating life of a mobile computing device and a portable peripheral (e.g., a peripheral having scanning capability). The mobile computing device battery and portable peripheral battery parameters such as battery level, velocity/rate of consumption and usage history are collected.
Hand Held Products, Inc.

Power consumption testing system and power consumption testing wireless mouse

The present invention provides a power consumption testing system and a power consumption testing method for a wireless mouse. The power consumption testing system includes: a platform; a flexible thin sheet; a first movable fixed component; a second movable fixed component; a vibration motor; and a processing apparatus.
Primax Electronics Ltd.

Diagnostic camera inspection of an enclosed tube system

The present disclosure relates in general to a diagnostic device for inspection of an enclosed tube system, and more particular, to obtain images or video of the interior of the enclosed tube system while the diagnostic device is attached to a moveable member and traveling through the enclosed tube system. A diagnostic apparatus including camera housing configured to include a camera assembly, battery housing configured to hold a battery assembly, and a main housing configured to be detachably secured to a moveable member, wherein the camera housing and battery assembly are secured to the main housing, and wherein the main housing includes at least one light..
Canon U.s.a., Inc.

Method and assessing lifespan of secondary battery

A method for predicting a lifespan of a secondary battery within a short time in a more accurate and effective way is provided. The method for assessing a lifespan of a secondary battery includes primarily aging a prepared secondary battery for a predetermined time, initially charging the primarily aged secondary battery to a predetermined soc and secondarily aging the initially charged secondary battery for a duration greater than the primary aging.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Nonlinear acoustic resonance spectroscopy (nars) for determining physical conditions of batteries

Systems and methods of determining physical conditions of a battery, such as state of charge (soc), state of health (soh), quality of construction, defect, or failure state include driving two or more acoustic signals of two or more amplitudes, each acoustic signal having two or more frequencies, into the battery and detecting vibrations generated in the battery based on the two or more acoustic signals. Nonlinear response characteristics of the battery for the two or more acoustic signals are determined from the detected vibrations.
Feasible, Inc.

Voltage detection structure and voltage detection module

A connection conductor and a relay terminal are electrically connected together directly, the connection conductor being electrically connected to one of the two opposite electrode terminals of a battery cell, the relay terminal being provided to an extremity of a voltage detection conductor electrically connected to a voltage detector. The relay terminal has a fusible part operable to fuse and break when an overcurrent flows through the fusible part, wherein a sectional area of the fusible part perpendicular to a direction in which the voltage detection conductor extends is smaller than a sectional area of any other part of the relay terminal perpendicular to the direction..
Yazaki Corporation

Mounting substrate, and current detection device for storage battery

The purpose of the present invention is to provide a mounting substrate having reduced size and cost, and a current measurement device for a storage battery. In order to achieve the purpose, this mounting substrate is characterized by having: a heat generating element; a temperature sensor for measuring the temperature of the heat generating element; and a slit that surrounds at least a part of the heat generating element and the temperature sensor.
Nec Corporation

Low-power wireless device for asset-integrity monitoring

A sensor for ultrasonically measuring a portion of a structure, the sensor comprising: a transducer for converting an analog transmit signal to an ultrasonic transmit signal, and for converting an ultrasonic reflected signal to an analog reflected signal; a housing integrated with the transducer and containing at least: a processor; a wireless data transmitter for transmitting wirelessly a data signal from the processor; a transmit and receive circuit for transmitting an analog transmit signal to the transducer in response to a transmit trigger from the processor, and for receiving an analog reflected signal from the transducer; an a/d converter for digitizing only a portion of the analog reflected signal in response to a sample trigger from the processor; a battery to supply power to the processor, the wireless data transmitter, the transmit and receive circuit, and the a/d converter; memory operatively connected to the processor and configured to instruct the processor to execute the following steps: repeatedly triggering the transmit and receive circuit and the a/d converter to obtain a digitized composite signal through time-equivalent sampling; processing the digitized composite reflected signal to generate an a-scan signal; and wirelessly transmitting the data signal based on the a-scan signal for transmission to a discrete collection device.. .
Sensor Networks, Inc.

Remote sensor control system

A remote sensor control system provides a sensor reading from an insulated environment at a certain interval dependent upon the threat level. The remote sensor control system has a control module and a remote module.
Altec Industries, Inc.

Thermoelectric module with temporarily compressible compression limiter for vehicle battery

A thermoelectric module assembly for thermally conditioning a component includes first and second members that are spaced apart from one another and are configured to respectively provide cold and hot sides. An insulator plate is arranged between the first and second members.
Gentherm Inc.

System and a portable air conditioner

Systems and methods for portable air conditioners are shown. In accordance with one aspect of the present invention, a description of a design is provided for a portable air conditioning unit that uses a standard 5-gallon bucket and 20 pounds of ice.
Acme Product Development, Ltd.

Battery-operated led lightbulb and operation thereof

A battery-operated light bulb can be used as (i) a regular light bulb, inserted into a standard light socket to be powered off an electrical grid; (ii) an automatically battery back-up emergency and safety light bulb for operation when the electrical grid is offline; and (iii) a portable flashlight when separated from the light socket. The light bulb is also equipped with a motion sensor for turning on the light bulb when movement is detected; a timer for turning off the light bulb after a preset time period, and an ambient light sensor for adjusting the intensity of the light bulb depending on ambient light levels, with all of which the operation of the light bulb can be controlled so as to conserve power, to preserve battery life so it is available when needed in emergency situations, and to prolong the life of the bulb..
Halo International Sezc Ltd.

Pump communication module, pump system using same and methods related thereto

A pump system comprising a primary ac pump, a control unit having a wireless communication module, and a back-up battery for powering the control unit. The wireless communication module is configured to communicate via a primary wireless connection and communicate via a secondary wireless connection.
Wayne/scott Fetzer Company

Apparatus and starting engine of mild hybrid electric vehicle

An apparatus for starting an engine of a mild hybrid electric vehicle may include: an ignition switch including a plurality of contact points; an external temperature detector configured for detecting an external temperature of the mild hybrid electric vehicle; an soc detector configured for detecting a state of charge (soc) of a battery; a mild starter & generator (mhsg) including a stator and a rotor disposed inside the stator, and starting the engine or generating electricity according to an output of the engine; a starter starting the engine; an mhsg wheel rotating integrally with the rotor, and having at least three teeth on a circumference thereof; an mhsg position detector configured for detecting positions of the teeth; and a controller determining a top dead center (tdc) of a predetermined cylinder based on a signal of the mhsg position sensor.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Method of improving engine startability using hardware wake-up period control and vehicle using the same

Disclosed herein is a vehicle having improved engine startability using hardware wake-up period control by performing a vehicle state detection mode to which a battery voltage, an engine oil temperature, and an engine coolant temperature are applied by a controller in a key-off state of an engine, a wake-up fuel pressure control mode for determining whether a soaking time reaches a wake-up set time by the count of a key-off timer for 80 minutes, a pump operation control mode for operating a low-pressure fuel pump for approximately 1 second by the current supplied in response to a key-off output signal over the period of 80 minutes, and a wake-up repetition control mode for repeating a number of times the low-pressure fuel pump is operated to maximum 6 times.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Control device for hybrid vehicle

An engine is stopped after a battery is charged by a first motor-generator driven by the engine when a condition in which freezing of condensed water in an exhaust pipe is expected to occur is satisfied after an ignition switch is turned off. By the engine operated during the charging of the battery, the condensed water accumulated in the exhaust pipe can be discharged to the outside of the exhaust pipe by the exhaust pressure of the exhaust gas.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Umbrella system with solar powered device charging station

An umbrella system with integrated charging station includes an umbrella having a central pole, a canopy and a base member. A plurality of solar panels are disposed along the outside facing surface of the canopy for converting sunlight into electricity.

Carbonaceous material for electronic materials

The present invention relates to a carbonaceous material derived from a plant starting material, which is useful for electronic materials for conductive materials, capacitor electrodes, storage battery electrodes, nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery electrodes and the like. The present invention relates to a carbonaceous material for electronic materials, which is obtained by burning a carbon precursor derived from palm husk, and which is configured such that: the potassium content in the carbonaceous material is 100 ppm or less; the calcium content in the carbonaceous material is 100 ppm or less; and the elemental oxygen content in the carbonaceous material is 0.25% by weight or less..
Kuraray Co., Ltd.

Launch vehicle and economically efficient launch thereof

The present disclosure relates to a launch system, a launch vehicle for use with the launch system, and methods of launching a payload utilizing the launch vehicle and/or the launch system. The disclosure can provide for delivery of the payload at a terrestrial location, an earth orbital location, or an extraorbital location.
8 Rivers Capital, Llc

Wireless charging system of unmanned aerial vehicle and unmanned aerial vehicle

A wireless charging system of an unmanned aerial vehicle includes a transmitting module including an external power supply and a transmitting induction coil electrically connected to the external power supply. The transmitting induction coil is used to generates an induced magnetic field.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Personal mobility device

The present invention is a personal mobility device having multiple modes of operation, including a deck, and a first and second wheel assembly, and at least one battery powered electric motor, and actuation means. The deck includes an elongate substantially flat body, and each wheel assembly is attached to the deck in the vicinity of a respective end of the elongate body.

Cycling record system

A cycling record system includes a hub generator; a power harvesting module; a memory device; a processor; a battery module; and a wireless transmission module; wherein, the hub generator is installed within a hub of a bicycle wheel, the processor is coupled electrically with the hub generator, the battery module is coupled electrically with the memory device and the wireless transmission module for supplying power thereto; wherein, the power harvesting module is coupled electrically with the hub generator and the battery module such that the power harvesting module rectifies and boosts a voltage generated by the hub generator in order to recharge the battery module continuously, thereby permanently allowing the processor to process signals continuously from the hub generator and converting into data to write the data in the memory device or transmitting the data outbound via the wireless transmission module.. .
Egreen Technology Inc.

Method and apparatus of controlling vibration of hybrid electric vehicle

Disclosed are a method of and an apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle. An apparatus of controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle disclosure may include: an engine position detector detecting a position of an engine; an air amount detector detecting an air amount flowing into the engine; an accelerator pedal position detector detecting a position of an accelerator pedal; a vehicle speed detector detecting a speed of the hybrid electric vehicle; an soc detector detecting a state of charge (soc) of a battery; and a controller.
Kia Motors Corporation

Method and apparatus of controlling vibration of hybrid electric vehicle

Disclosed are a method of and an apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle. An apparatus for controlling a vibration of a hybrid electric vehicle may include: an engine position detector detecting a position of an engine; an air amount detector detecting an air amount flowing into the engine; an accelerator pedal position detector detecting a position of an accelerator pedal; a vehicle speed detector detecting a speed of the hybrid electric vehicle; an soc detector detecting a state of charge (soc) of a battery; and a controller controlling operation of a motor based on the position of the engine, the air amount, the position of the accelerator pedal, the speed of the hybrid electric vehicle, and the soc of the battery..
Kia Motors Corporation

System and controlling driving of vehicle when battery charging is limited

A method of controlling driving of a vehicle when battery charging is limited is provided. The method includes calculating a target wheel torque from a speed of the vehicle, calculating a target motor torque from a differential gear device of the vehicle, and calculating a discharge power of a hybrid starter generator when the target motor torque and a motor charging limitation torque are compared with each other and the target motor torque is greater than the motor charging limitation torque.
Kia Motors Corporation

Enhanced engine and battery operation

Information of a plurality of locations on a route for a vehicle is received. A plurality of segments of the route is identified based at least in part on the information.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method for controlling hybrid starter and generator for improving fuel efficiency and eco-friendly vehicle

A method for controlling a hybrid starter and generator (hsg) is applied to an eco-friendly vehicle. The method includes hsg torque-output limiting control, and in particular, the hsg torque-output limiting control is divided into an hsg regeneration mode and an hsg driving mode in which output limitation of the hsg 3 is performed after torque limitation of the hsg 3.
Kia Motors Corporation

Fuel pump control system for saddle fuel tanks

A vehicle includes a fuel tank, a jet pump and a controller. The fuel tank has a passive side and an active side.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method and device for controlling full load mode of hybrid vehicle

A method for controlling a full load mode of a hybrid vehicle by a controller may include: calculating driver demand torque based on acceleration pedal position sensor (aps) information or brake pedal position sensor (bps) information; predicting the driver's acceleration/deceleration information based on the hybrid vehicle's driving information; predicting the driver demand torque based on the predicted acceleration/deceleration information; predicting a state of charge (soc) of a battery that supplies electric power to a motor for driving the hybrid vehicle, based on the calculated driver demand torque and the predicted driver demand torque; and controlling an engine for charging the battery based on the predicted battery soc, in order to keep the hybrid vehicle from entering into the full load mode in which the engine configured to produce a maximum torque and the motor are used.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Automobile power supply device

An automobile power supply device is provided with a first relay interposed between a first battery and a load group; a second relay interposed between second battery and the load group; a hood switch that detects the opening of a hood of an engine room and outputs a detection signal dt1; a luggage switch that detects the opening of a hood of a luggage room and outputs a detection signal dt2; and a power supply control unit that brings the first relay into a non-conductive state based on the detection signal output by the hood switch, and brings the second relay into a non-conductive state based on the detection signal output by the luggage switch.. .
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Drive system and vehicle

A drive system includes a drive device including an electric power generator; a fuel cell; a secondary battery; a fuel cell step-up converter including a diode; a relay connected to wiring between the fuel cell step-up converter and the drive device; a secondary battery step-up converter connected; a fuel cell voltage sensor; a secondary battery voltage sensor; and a controller. The controller stops the secondary battery step-up converter when a short-circuit fault of the diode is detected, disconnects the relay when a voltage of the fuel cell is higher than a voltage of the secondary battery after stopping the secondary battery step-up converter, and when the voltage of the secondary battery is higher than or equal to the voltage of the fuel cell, executes a voltage control process which increases the voltage of the fuel cell relative to the voltage of the secondary battery, and disconnects the relay..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

A optimizing the lifetime of an energy storage system

A method is provided for optimizing the operating lifetime of an energy storage system including a battery pack with a plurality of battery cells. The method includes: measuring the temperature of the battery pack by means of a sensor unit; and measuring at least one further parameter representing an indication of the operating lifetime of the battery pack.
Volvo Truck Corporation

Apparatus and controlling ldc of hybrid vehicle

An apparatus and method for controlling an ldc of a hybrid vehicle are provided. The apparatus includes a determining controller that receives state information of an auxiliary battery, while the ldc is being operated in a first mode based on a detected voltage, and that determines whether an entry condition for a second mode based on a current is satisfied.
Kia Motors Corporation

Power source control device and power source control method

A power source control device includes a charging state detector configured to detect a charging state of a drive battery mounted on an electric vehicle and a power source mode switch configured to switch a power source mode of the electric vehicle, wherein the power source mode switch configured to switch the power source mode to an off mode in a case that charging of the drive battery is stopped while the power source mode is set at an on mode.. .
Mitsubishi Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

System and determining regenerative braking mode of ldc

A system for determining a regenerative braking mode (regen mode) of a ldc to determine an entrance into the regen mode or a release from the regen mode among driving modes of the ldc includes a vehicle speed calculating device that detects a driving speed of a vehicle and outputs information on the detected driving speed, an inclination sensing device that detects an inclination of a road on which the vehicle is driving and outputs information on the detected inclination, and a processor that determines the entrance into the regen mode and the release from the regen mode, based on the driving speed of the vehicle and the inclination of the road at a time point that a high-voltage battery is fully charged.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Adhesive for laminating metal foil and resin film, laminated body, packaging material for battery exterior, and battery case and manufacturing same

An adhesive for laminating a metal foil to a resin film, the adhesive including: a polyol (a); a multimer of a polyisocyanate (b); and a metal compound (c) being a compound of at least one metal of groups 7 and 12, wherein the multimer of a polyisocyanate (b) includes a multimer of a saturated aliphatic polyisocyanate (b1) and a multimer of a saturated alicyclic polyisocyanate (b2).. .
Showa Denko K.k.

Cutting machine

To provide a cutting machine that suppresses swinging of the cutting portion when the battery pack is attached or detached, the cutting machine includes a cutting portion, a base, and a swing support mechanism. The cutting portion includes: a motor, a motor housing accommodating the motor, an output shaft configured to be rotated upon rotation of the motor, a battery pack serving as a power source of the motor, and a battery pack attaching portion including a pair of rail portions with which the battery pack is engageable, where a cutting blade is configured to be detachably attached to the output shaft.
Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd.

Defibrillator

Several defibrillators, defibrillator architectures, defibrillator components and methods of operating defibrillators are described. In one aspect, a defibrillator (as for example an automated external defibrillator) that can be powered by a mobile communication device such as a smart cellular phone or a tablet computer is described.
Revive Solutions, Inc.

Automatic external defibrillator with increased cpr administration time

An automated external defibrillator (aed) is described which spends an increased proportion of a rescue in a cpr mode. This is accomplished by use of a single shock protocol which causes the aed to spend less time in shock analysis and delivery activities as compared with the typical multiple shock protocol.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Defibrillator

Several defibrillators, defibrillator architectures, defibrillator components and methods of operating defibrillators are described. In one aspect, a defibrillator (as for example an automated external defibrillator) that can be powered by a mobile communication device such as a smart cellular phone or a tablet computer is described.
Revive Solutions, Inc.

Defibrillator

Several defibrillators, defibrillator architectures, defibrillator components and methods of operating defibrillators are described. In one aspect, a defibrillator (as for example an automated external defibrillator) that can be powered by a mobile communication device such as a smart cellular phone or a tablet computer is described.
Revive Solutions, Inc.

Defibrillator

Several defibrillators, defibrillator architectures, defibrillator components and methods of operating defibrillators are described. In one aspect, a defibrillator (as for example an automated external defibrillator) that can be powered by a mobile communication device such as a smart cellular phone or a tablet computer is described.
Revive Solutions, Inc.

Defibrillator

Several defibrillators, defibrillator architectures, defibrillator components and methods of operating defibrillators are described. In one aspect, a defibrillator (as for example an automated external defibrillator) that can be powered by a mobile communication device such as a smart cellular phone or a tablet computer is described.
Revive Solutions, Inc.

Intraoral sensor

The present invention provides an intraoral sensor that includes: a sensor panel generating an electrical signal by detecting x-rays; an elasticity-adjusting member disposed behind the sensor panel and limiting elasticity of the sensor panel; a wireless communication circuit disposed behind the elasticity-adjusting panel, transmitting the electrical signal generated by the sensor panel to an external console wirelessly, and receiving the electrical signal from the console wirelessly; and a battery module disposed behind the elasticity-adjusting member and supplying power.. .
Vatech Ewoo Holdings Co., Ltd.

Multi-purpose portable fan

A multi-purpose portable fan, which may include a hand-held-style fan to enhance the atmosphere at an event while having a mobile device application, which may be able to summon aid when needed. The hand-held style fan may have located in a handle and/or otherwise lights, or a fan array with led lights.

Vaporizer

A vaporizer is disclosed. The vaporizer includes a body, an air pump, a heating block, a filling chamber, an air channel, and a control panel.
Vmr Products Llc

Power tool

The invention discloses a power tool and a lawn mower. They mainly include a functional device and a power device.
Nanjing Chervon Industry Co., Ltd.

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

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Lintec Corporation

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Lintec Corporation

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Lintec Corporation

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Garage door opener system having an intelligent automated assistant and controlling the same

A garage door opener system includes a garage door opener having a motor for moving a garage door and a controller coupled to a wireless communication interface, a user communication interface including a microphone, and a garage door opener accessory. The controller controls the garage door opener motor to move the garage door, detects a command from a user via the microphone, and generates a responsive control action to control the garage door opener accessory.
Tti (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Generating a key for use as a shared secret

A communications device (110) for generating a key for use as a shared secret in communications with another communications device (120) is provided. Each of the communications devices (110, 120) comprises a sensor array (111, 121) for measuring a spatially-varying magnetic field (320) originating from a first spatially-varying density of metallic particles comprised in a first battery (113), when subjected to an excitation magnetic field, and processing means operative to acquire a set of values from the sensor array (111, 121), which set of values represents the spatially-varying magnetic field (320), and to derive the key from the set of values.
Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson (publ)

Wakeup circuit for battery sampling integrated chip and battery energy storage system

Provided a wakeup circuit of a battery sampling integrated chip in battery energy storage system. The wakeup circuit includes a power end at a power low-voltage side, an optocoupler, and a switch transistor; wherein a first end of a primary side of the optocoupler is connected with the power end at the low-voltage side, and a second end of the primary side of the optocoupler is connected with a grounding end at the low-voltage side, a secondary side of the optocoupler is connected with a chip-wakeup end at a power high-voltage side, and the chip-wakeup end is connected with a wakeup pin of the battery sampling integrated chip; the switch transistor is connected in series with the primary side of the optocoupler, a control end of the switch transistor is connected with a wakeup signal input end at the low-voltage side..
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Power amplification system with programmable load line

Disclosed herein are power amplification (pa) systems configured to amplify a signal, such as a radio-frequency signal. The pa system includes a plurality of power amplifiers that are configured to amplify a signal received at a signal input and to output the amplified signal at a signal output.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Inverter with charging capability

There included are: an arm circuit in which upper arm switching elements (21, 31, 41) to which a positive electrode of a battery (70) is connected and lower arm switching elements (22, 32, 42) to which a negative electrode of the battery (70) is connected are connected; a first capacitor (10) having one end connected to the positive electrode of the battery (70); a second capacitor (11) connected between another end of the first capacitor (10) and the negative electrode of the battery (70); a first diode (12) having a cathode electrode connected to the connection point between the upper arm and lower arm switching elements; and a second diode (13) having a cathode electrode connected to another end of the first capacitor (10). Power is supplied from an external power supply (80) to the anode electrode of the first diode (12) and anode electrode of the second diode (13)..
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.,

Dual function solid state converter switch

A dual function solid state power converter operable from a three phase ac input current simultaneously provides; an ac or dc output current on an aircraft power cable which extends from a stowed position to provide ground power to a parked aircraft, and a low voltage dc current on a battery charging power cable which extends from a stowed position to charge batteries in nearby service vehicles. The power converter includes an ac to dc converter which converts the ac input current to a dc current on an internal dc bus, a dc to ac converter which converts the dc bus current to an ac current at a higher voltage and frequency, or a dc to dc converter which converts the dc bus current to a lower voltage dc, for supplying ground power by means of a connecting cable to a parked aircraft, and a dc to dc converter for converting the dc bus current to a lower voltage battery charging current on the battery charging cable.
Illinois Tool Works, Inc.

A three-port direct current converter

The three-port direct current converter comprising: at least one input direct current source; at least one storage battery; a primary side circuit; a secondary side circuit; a first single magnetic component shared by the primary side circuit and the secondary side circuit, wherein the primary side circuit comprises a connection between the at least one input direct current source and the at least one storage battery, the primary side circuit configured for operating as a buck converter; a second magnetic component serially coupled to the first single magnetic component, wherein the first and second magnetic components are configured to perform a voltage step-up, wherein the secondary side circuit comprises a connection between the at least one storage battery and at least one load, the secondary side configured for operating as a tapped boost converter; wherein the three-port direct current converter is configured to operate in two mutually exclusive power flow configurations.. .
Danmarks Tekniske Universitet

Charging control system and device

A charging control system for charging a secondary battery from a solar battery, including a first path for transmitting power from the solar battery to the secondary battery, a second path for sensing the voltage of the secondary battery, and a comparison unit for comparing the solar battery voltage with the sensed voltage of the secondary battery. The first path includes a first interrupter, controlled by the comparison unit, which interrupts the first path to prevent discharge of the secondary battery through the solar battery when the solar battery voltage falls below the secondary battery voltage.
Lapis Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

Energy storage system and operation method thereof

An energy storage system, including: a first switch and a first inductor connected in series and connected to a positive electrode of an external dc system; a pre-stage bidirectional buck-boost conversion circuit, the circuit including a first terminal, a second terminal, and a third terminal; a pre-charge circuit, a fourth switch, and a super-capacitor sequentially connected in series, two terminals of a series structure resulting therefrom being connected to the third terminal of the pre-stage bidirectional buck-boost conversion circuit and the negative electrode of the external dc system, respectively; a post-stage bidirectional buck-boost conversion circuit, the circuit including a first terminal, a second terminal, and a third terminal; and a battery, a second switch, and a second inductor connected in series.. .
Wuhan Micro Hydrogen New Energy Co., Ltd.

Method for operating a charging device, charging device and motor vehicle

A method for operating a charging device for a battery of a motor vehicle. The charging device converts electric power obtained from a motor vehicle-external, three-phase energy system supplying other consumers in an infrastructure unit, in particular a house, by a converter device into an electric current that is suitable for charging the battery, and supplies electric energy of the battery by the converter device into the energy system.
Audi Ag

Wireless power transmission device and system using impedance matching

The present invention relates to a battery charging system using wireless power transmission, including a charging power supply device that comprises: a power supply unit that supplies power for wireless power transmission; a power transmission unit that comprises at least one power transmission coil and wirelessly transmits power for charging a battery; and a transmission impedance matching unit that matches the impedance between the power supply unit and the power transmission unit; and a battery charging device that receives power wirelessly transmitted from the charging power supply device through power reception coils individually corresponding to one or more batteries and charges the batteries. According to the present invention, a plurality of unit batteries can be simultaneously charged by one charging power supply device, that is, one transmission module.
Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute

Electronic device including non-contact charging module and battery

A mobile terminal is provided, which includes a wireless charging module, a battery pack, and a circuit board substrate. The wireless charging module includes a charging coil formed of a wound conducting wire and a communication coil placed adjacent to the charging coil.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Electronic device including non-contact charging module and battery

A mobile terminal is provided, which includes a wireless charging module, a battery pack, and a circuit board substrate. The wireless charging module includes a charging coil formed of a wound conducting wire and a communication coil placed adjacent to the charging coil.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Portable wireless charging pad

The present disclosure provides a method and apparatus for an improved wireless charging transceiver pad. An example method includes: (i) receiving, by a cordless transceiver, a first plurality of power waves transmitted from a wireless power transmitter that is distinct from the cordless transceiver; (ii) charging at least partially, using energy received by the cordless transceiver from the first plurality of power waves, a first battery of the cordless transceiver; and (iii) transmitting, by the cordless transceiver using the first battery, a second plurality of power waves to a receiver, where the receiver is configured to convert energy from the second plurality of power waves to charge a second battery of an electronic device that is coupled with the receiver.
Energous Corporation

Bidirectional vehicle-mounted charge and discharge system and its methods

The invention discloses a bidirectional vehicle-mounted charge and discharge system, which is applied to a vehicle-mounted battery. It is characterized by comprising: an ac/dc conversion module, it is configured to perform ac/dc power conversion; and a dc/dc conversion module, it is coupled to the ac/dc conversion module to stabilize the output voltage and current and charge the vehicle-mounted battery.
Phihong Technology Co., Ltd.

Mobile variable power system and method

A mobile energy storage apparatus comprised of: a. At least one variable energy control device which converts dc to dc, ac to dc and dc to ac and b.

Battery charging system

A charging system that includes a switching control circuit coupled to four series-coupled mosfet transistors; a flying capacitor coupled across two of the four series-coupled mosfet transistors; and node between the two of the four series coupled transistors that couples to an output inductor to form a buck regulator is presented. Embodiments of the charging system can have increased efficiency, can reduce the size and inductance of the output inductor, and can be produced with a low voltage process..
Integrated Device Technology, Inc.

Electronic apparatus and power supply circuit thereof

An electronic apparatus including a power supply circuit and an electronic apparatus body is provided. The power supply circuit includes a power input port, a first power circuit, a battery module, a reset circuit and a second power circuit.
Cal-comp Big Data, Inc.

Power charger with charge indicating power button

A power charger includes a charger housing having a rechargeable battery internally disposed therein, and a charge-indicating power button operatively connected with the battery to direct a power charge from the battery to a power connection interface provided on the housing. At least one led light is associated with the power button such that manipulation of the led light (such as by illumination or blinking of the light) causes the power button to provide an indication of the battery charge level.
Halo2cloud, Llc

Integrated uninterruptible power supply

An integrated uninterruptible power supply (ups) includes a ups main board coupled with a controller and a battery pack. The ups main board includes an ac (alternating current) input, a noise filtering surge protecting high voltage circuit breaker, a high power factor correction rectifier, a dc (direct current) bus, an inverter, a high power charger, a first battery contact, a second battery contact, a dc/dc convertor and an ac output.
Voltronic Power Technology Corp.

Electronic device and controlling battery of the electronic device to charge and discharge

A method for controlling a battery to charge or discharge includes detecting a usage pattern of the electronic device. The battery includes a first battery and a second battery.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

Ship and power managing the same

Provided are a ship and a power management method of the ship. The ship comprises: a power grid; at least one generator that is connected to the power grid and supplies electricity to the power grid; a high-capacity battery connected to the power grid, and charged by receiving the electricity from the power grid or discharged to supply power to the power grid; a plurality of load components connected to the power grid; and a controller for receiving generator load information from the at least one generator, sensing a voltage of the power grid to calculate a current load and an average load, and controlling the generator to bear the average load and the high-capacity battery to bear a difference load between the current load and the average load..
Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

Battery protection system with reference voltage control system

A programmable battery protection system. Implementations may include: a battery and a battery protection integrated circuit (ic) coupled with the battery that includes a reference voltage circuit, a variable resistor circuit coupled with the reference voltage circuit, and only two field effect transistors (fets) coupled with the overcurrent detection circuit and with the battery.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Thermal solution for prismatic lithium ion battery pack

A lithium ion battery pack includes a plurality of prismatic lithium polymer cells and one or more graphite heat spreaders. Each spreader has at least two major surfaces and is made of one of a sheet of a compressed mass of exfoliated graphite particles, a graphitized polyimide sheet, or combinations thereof..
Advanced Energy Technologies Llc

Battery module, battery pack including such battery module, and vehicle including such battery pack

Disclosed is a battery module, which includes a battery cell assembly having a plurality of battery cells which are stacked one another, an interconnection board mounted to at least one side of the battery cell assembly to electrically connect the plurality of battery cells, a temperature sensor mounting groove provided at the interconnection board so that a temperature sensor for measuring a temperature of the battery cell assembly passes therethrough, and an assembling error preventer provided at a bottom of the temperature sensor mounting groove to prevent the temperature sensor from interfacing with a facing battery cell which faces the temperature sensor when the temperature sensor passes through the temperature sensor mounting groove.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Overcharge safety device

An overcharge safety device includes a switch electrically connecting a lead tap of a battery cell with a bus bar, and includes a guide member connected with the switch and movable as a pouch of the battery cell swells. As the pouch of the battery cell swells, the guide member moves toward the bus bar to disconnect the switch from the lead tap..
Kia Motors Corporation

Methods for determining and controlling battery expansion

Methods and systems for detecting and compensating for expansion of rechargeable batteries over time. An expansion detector may be coupled to or positioned proximate a rechargeable battery to monitor for expansion thereof.
Apple Inc.

Flame-retardant, non-toxic phosphate ester ionic liquid electrolytes and making

A phosphate ester compound can include a cation and an anion, the anion being an alkyl phosphate. The phosphate ester compound can be a phosphate ester ionic liquid.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

High temperature li-ion battery cells utilizing boron nitride aerogels and boron nitride nanotubes

This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus related to li-ion batteries. In one aspect an electrolyte structure for use in a battery comprises an electrolyte and an interconnected boron nitride structure disposed in the electrolyte..
The Regents Of The University Of California

Battery with coated active material

An anode of a battery includes active material particles each coated with a metal oxide to form a nanoscale conformal shell there around. The shells are configured to, during charge, confine reduction of the active material particles to within the shells and to prevent dendritic growth and shape change..
Zaf Energy Systems, Incorporated

Secondary battery using alkaline earth metal ion moving during charge and discharge

A secondary battery includes: a first electrode; a second electrode; a first solid electrolyte covering the first electrode, the first solid electrolyte containing an alkaline earth metal; and a liquid electrolyte filling the space between the first electrode and the second electrode, the liquid electrolyte containing a non-aqueous solvent and a salt of the alkaline earth metal dissolved in the non-aqueous solvent.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Electrolyte formulations for lithium ion batteries

Electrolyte solutions including additives or combinations of additives that provide low temperature performance and high temperature stability in lithium ion battery cells.. .
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Non-aqueous electrolytic solution, secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus

(x is one of a divalent chain saturated hydrocarbon group, a halide group thereof, and nothing. R is one of a monovalent chain saturated hydrocarbon group, etc.

Lithium salt compound, nonaqueous electrolyte solution using same, lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion capacitor

The present invention is concerned with (1) a lithium salt compound including a lithium cation including, as a ligand, at least one ether compound selected from 2,5,8,11-tetraoxadodecane and 2,5,8,11,14-pentaoxapentadecane and a difluorophosphate anion; (2) a nonaqueous electrolytic solution having an electrolyte salt dissolved in a nonaqueous solvent, the nonaqueous electrolytic solution containing the aforementioned lithium salt compound; (3) a lithium ion secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and the aforementioned nonaqueous electrolytic solution; (4) a lithium ion capacitor using the aforementioned nonaqueous electrolytic solution; and (5) a production method of the aforementioned lithium salt compound, including bringing the aforementioned ether compound and lithium difluorophosphate into contact with each other. The nonaqueous electrolytic solution of the present invention is excellent in high-temperature cyclic property and output characteristics after high-temperature cycles and is capable of suppressing metal elution from a positive electrode or the like..
Ube Industries, Ltd.

Lithium-ion mixed conductor membrane improves the performance of lithium-sulfur battery and other energy storage devices

A lithium ion mixed conduction membrane includes an optional polymeric binder and a partially lithiated ion conductive material having lithium ion conductivity and electrical conductivity dispersed within the polymeric binder that is capable of improving the performance and cycle life of lithium-sulfur rechargeable batteries and other batteries exhibiting the polysulfide shuttle. One or more lithium ion conduction membranes are placed between the positive and negative electrodes, or adjacent to the negative electrode of a battery and in particular, of a lithium sulfur battery..
University Of Southern California

Solid electrolyte having magnesium ion conductivity and magnesium secondary battery using the same

A solid electrolyte has a composition represented by the formula: mgxmysioz, where m represents at least one selected from the group consisting of ti, zr, hf, ca, sr, and ba; x satisfies 0<x<2; y satisfies 0<y<2; and z satisfies 3<z<6.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Polymer electrolyte having multi-layer structure, and all-solid battery comprising same

The present invention relates to a polymer electrolyte for an all-solid battery, having a multi-layer structure and, more particularly, to a polymer electrolyte having a multi-layer structure, which comprises a first polymer electrolyte layer and a second polymer electrolyte layer, wherein the eo:li molar ratio of a poly(ethylene oxide) (peo)-based polymer and a lithium salt is different between the first and second polymer electrolyte layers. The application of the solid polymer electrolyte of the present invention to the all-solid battery can remarkably reduce the interfacial resistance with lithium and the discharge overvoltage, resulting in a sufficient discharge capacity, and can improve output characteristics and energy density..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Pressure sensitive adhesive composition, pressure sensitive adhesive sheet for batteries, and lithium-ion battery

[solution] a battery (2) comprising a pressure sensitive adhesive sheet (1), wherein: the pressure sensitive adhesive sheet is used at a site in the battery at which there is a possibility of contact with an electrolyte solution; the pressure sensitive adhesive sheet comprises a base material (11) and a pressure sensitive adhesive layer (13) laminated at one side of the base material; and the pressure sensitive adhesive layer is formed of a pressure sensitive adhesive composition comprising: a (meth)acrylic ester polymer containing a (meth)acrylic alkyl ester and a monomer as monomer units that constitute the polymer, the (meth)acrylic alkyl ester having a carbon number of an alkyl group of 6 or more and 20 or less, the monomer having a carboxy group in a molecule.. .

Pressure sensitive adhesive composition, pressure sensitive adhesive sheet for batteries, and lithium-ion battery

[solution] a battery (2) comprising a pressure sensitive adhesive sheet (1), wherein: the pressure sensitive adhesive sheet is used at a site in the battery at which there is a possibility of contact with an electrolyte solution; the pressure sensitive adhesive sheet comprises a base material (11) and a pressure sensitive adhesive layer (13) laminated at one side of the base material; and the pressure sensitive adhesive layer is formed of a pressure sensitive adhesive composition comprising: a (meth)acrylic ester polymer containing a monomer having a carboxy group in a molecule as a monomer unit that constitutes the polymer; and a metal chelate-based crosslinker.. .

Apparatus for stacking battery plates

The invention relates to an apparatus for stacking battery plates comprising a delivery conveyor for supplying battery plates sequentially along a delivery path. The delivery conveyor includes a plurality of spaced apart plate carriers each configured to support at least one battery plate in use, the plate carriers defining a series of gaps between adjacent plate carriers, wherein each gap is larger than the battery plate.
Tbs Engineering Limited

Redox flow battery

A redox flow battery includes an electrode to which an electrolyte is supplied; a membrane disposed to face a first surface of the electrode; and a bipolar plate disposed to face a second surface of the electrode. The bipolar plate has a channel at a surface thereof facing the electrode, the electrolyte flowing through the channel, and the electrode has a plurality of recesses in a region thereof facing the channel, the recesses guiding the electrolyte in the channel from a side near the bipolar plate toward a side near the membrane..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Secondary battery

A secondary battery includes: a positive electrode having a positive-electrode current collector and a positive-electrode active-material layer; a negative electrode having a negative-electrode current collector and a negative-electrode active-material layer; a electrolyte; and an insulating tape covering a portion of the positive electrode. Furthermore, the positive-electrode current collector has an exposed section that the positive-electrode active-material layer is not disposed.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Anode active material particles with artificial sel-layer by means of graft-to-polymerization

A method for manufacturing an anode active material and/or an anode for a lithium cell and/or lithium battery, in particular for a lithium-ion cell and/or lithium-ion battery, and/or for manufacturing such a lithium cell and/or lithium battery. In order to improve the cycle stability of the lithium cell and/or lithium battery, in the method at least one polymerizable monomer, and/or at least one polymer constituted from the at least one polymerizable monomer, is reacted with at least one silane compound having at least one polymerizable and/or polymerization-initiating and/or polymerization-controlling functional group, and anode active material particles, in particular silicon particles, are added.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Positive electrode material mixture and secondary battery including the same

Provided are a positive electrode material mixture, in which, the positive electrode material mixture includes a positive electrode active material, a conductive agent, and a binder, wherein the conductive agent includes a particulate conductive agent, a fibrous conductive agent, and a plate-shaped conductive agent, and the binder includes a crystalline binder having a weight-average molecular weight (mw) of 500,000 g/mol to 900,000 g/mol and an amorphous binder having a weight-average molecular weight (mw) of 200,000 g/mol to 400,000 g/mol.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

High capacity phosphorous sulfide based cathode materials for magnesium batteries

An electrode active material comprising an amorphous or crystalline composite of phosphorous sulfide having the general formula mxpysz, wherein m is a metal and x, y, and z are positive whole numbers. Electrochemical cells and a reversible battery having a cathode containing one of the electrode active materials are also provided.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

All solid fluoride ion battery

An object of the present disclosure is to provide an all solid fluoride ion battery that has a favorable capacity property. The present disclosure achieves the object by providing an all solid fluoride ion battery comprising: a cathode layer, an anode layer, and a solid electrolyte layer formed between the cathode layer and the anode layer; wherein the anode layer includes a metal fluoride containing an m1 element, an m2 element, and a f element; the m1 element is a metal element that fluorination and defluorination occur at a potential, versus pb/pbf2, of −2.5 v or more; the m2 element is a metal element that neither fluorination nor defluorination occur at a potential, versus pb/pbf2, of −2.5 v or more; and the m2 element is a metal element that, when in a form of a fluoride, fluoride ion conductivity is 1×10−4 s/cm or more at 200° c..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Nickel-based active material for lithium secondary battery, preparing the same, and lithium secondary battery including positive electrode including the nickel-based active material

Provided are a nickel-based active material for a lithium secondary battery, a method of preparing the nickel-based active material, and a lithium secondary battery including a positive electrode including the nickel-based active material. The nickel-based active material includes at least one secondary particle that includes at least two primary particle structures, the primary particle structures each including a porous inner portion and an outer portion having a radially arranged structure, and the secondary particle including at least two radial centers..
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Positive electrode for secondary battery, preparing the same, and lithium secondary battery including the positive electrode

The present invention relates to a positive electrode for a secondary battery in which a maximum diameter of internal pores is controlled to be less than 1 μm, a method of preparing the same, and a secondary battery including the positive electrode.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Composition for negative electrode active materials, negative electrode, nonaqueous electrolyte rechargeable battery, and producing composition for negative electrode active materials

A composition and a method for producing a composition are provided for negative electrode active materials, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte rechargeable battery, which are capable of improving cycle properties. The composition for negative electrode active materials includes a co-dispersion of a silica gel and a fine particulate carbon; and silicon particles contained in the co-dispersion, and so forth..
Fuji Silysia Chemical Ltd.

Negative electrode active material for lithium ion secondary batteries, and lithium ion secondary battery

The objective of the present invention is to provide a negative electrode active material for lithium ion secondary batteries, which has high capacity and a long service life by solving the aforementioned problem. A negative electrode active material for lithium ion secondary batteries, which comprises scale-like silicon particles, and wherein the surface of each scale-like silicon particle is covered with a carbon layer..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Vanadium oxysulfide based cathode materials for rechargeable battery

A cathode active composite containing a nanoparticle composite of an amorphous matrix containing vanadium, oxygen and sulfur and crystalline regions of vanadium and oxygen embedded in the matrix is provided. Electrochemical cells and a reversible battery having a cathode containing the cathode active composite is also provided.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Conductive mat for battery electrode plate reinforcement and methods of use therefor

According to one embodiment, a plate or electrode for a lead-acid battery includes a grid of lead alloy material, a paste of active material applied to the grid of lead alloy material, and a nonwoven fiber mat disposed at least partially within the paste of active material. The nonwoven fiber mat includes a plurality of fibers, a binder material that couples the plurality of fibers together, and a conductive material disposed at least partially within the nonwoven fiber mat so as to contact the paste of active material.
Johns Manville

Sulfur-carbon composite comprising micro-porous carbon nanosheets for lithium-sulfur batteries and process for preparing the same

A sulfur-carbon composite includes micro-porous carbon nanosheets and sulfur. The sulfur is loaded into the micropores of the micro-porous carbon nanosheets.
Institute Of Chemistry, Chinese Academy Of Sciences

Negative electrode, battery, battery pack, electronic apparatus, electrically driven vehicle, electrical storage device, and electric power system

Provided is a battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolytic solution. The negative electrode includes a negative electrode active material layer including a negative electrode active material and a binding agent.
Sony Corporation

Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery and production method thereof

According to one embodiment, there is provided a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material layer, and a non-aqueous electrolyte. The negative electrode active material layer contains carbon dioxide and releases the carbon dioxide in the range of 0.1 ml to 5 ml per 1 g when heated at 200° c.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Negative electrode of rechargeable battery and manufacturing method thereof

A method for manufacturing a negative electrode of a rechargeable battery includes coating a first active mass on a first surface of a substrate, aligning a first graphite material in the first active mass, and coating a second active mass on a second surface of the substrate. The second active mass includes a second graphite material.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Cathode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, manufacturing method thereof, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery is provided that has both good safety and durability characteristics while at the same time has high charge/discharge capacity. The cathode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery of the present invention is a lithium nickel composite oxide to which at least two or more kinds of metal elements including aluminum are added, and comprises secondary particles that are composed of fine secondary particles having an average particle size of 2 μm to 4 μm, and rough secondary particles having an average particle size of 6 μm to 15 μm, with an overall average particle size of 5 μm to 15 μm; where the aluminum content of fine secondary particles (metal mole ratio: sa) is greater than the aluminum content of rough secondary particles (metal mole ratio: la), and preferably the aluminum concentration ratio (sa/la) is within the range 1.2 to 2.6..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Negative electrode active material, producing a negative electrode active material, and lithium ion secondary battery

The present invention is a negative electrode active material for a negative electrode active material layer of a lithium ion secondary battery, wherein: the negative electrode active material comprises silicon-based material consisting of siox (0.5≤x≤1.6); and the negative electrode active material has two or more peaks in a region of a bond energy ranging from 520 ev to 537 ev in an o 1s peak shape given in an x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. As a result, it is possible to provide a negative electrode active material in which a battery capacity can be increased and cycle characteristics and initial charge/discharge characteristics can be improved when used as a negative electrode active material for a lithium ion secondary battery..
Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.

Pouch-type secondary battery containing electrolyte holding part

A secondary battery is provided. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly that is sealed in a receiving portion of a pouch-type battery case together with an electrolyte.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Secondary battery and assembly therefor

The present disclosure provides a secondary battery and an assembly therefor. The secondary battery comprises: a cap plate provided with a first electrode terminal and a second electrode terminal; an electrode assembly comprising a first electrode tab and a second electrode tab; a first connecting piece connected between the first electrode tab and the first electrode terminal.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Electric vehicle battery safety

An electrical energy supply system for use in an electric vehicle. The electrical energy supply system comprises a tank configured to contain a multiplicity of batteries which are not fastened to each other, and configured to deliver electrical energy from the batteries to other systems of the vehicle, the tank comprising a release system configured to release or otherwise disperse some or all of the batteries from the tank.
Tanktwo Oy

Lithium ion secondary battery

A positive electrode includes first positive electrode active material particles and second positive electrode active material particles. The first positive electrode active material particles include 0.1% by mass or more and 1% by mass or less of lithium carbonate and a first lithium transition metal oxide as a remainder.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Secondary battery

The present disclosure provides a secondary battery which comprises: a cap plate provided with a first electrode terminal and a second electrode terminal; an electrode assembly comprising a main body, a first electrode tab provided to the main body and a second electrode tab provided to the main body; a first connecting piece connected between the first electrode tab and the first electrode terminal. The second electrode tab is connected with the second electrode terminal.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Secondary battery

The present disclosure provides a secondary battery which comprises: a cap plate provided with a first electrode terminal and a second electrode terminal; an electrode assembly comprising a main body, a first electrode tab and a second electrode tab; a first connecting piece connected between the first electrode tab and the first electrode terminal. The second electrode tab is electrically connected with the second electrode terminal.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Lithium-ion battery

There is provided a lithium ion secondary battery having a positive electrode comprising a lithium nickel composite oxide as a positive electrode active material, and a separator consisting of one or more layers selected from a polyimide layer, a polyamide layer, and a polyamide imide layer, the lithium secondary battery exhibiting a low self-discharge failure rate even after long term storage. The present invention pertains to a lithium ion secondary battery having a positive electrode comprising a positive electrode active material comprising a lithium nickel composite oxide and a separator consisting of one or more layers selected from a polyimide layer, a polyamide layer, and a polyamide imide layer, wherein a suspension prepared by mixing the positive electrode active material and a deionized water at a mass ratio of 2:98 shows a ph of 9.3 or less..
Nec Corporation

Secondary battery, and manufacturing secondary battery

Provided is a secondary battery having better performance. The secondary battery includes: a negative electrode; a positive electrode; an insulating layer; and a structure having pores each configured to carry an electrolyte, in which: the negative electrode and the positive electrode are alternately laminated on each other through intermediation of the insulating layer; and the structure is arranged in a region which is sandwiched between two of the insulating layers and faces at least part of an edge of the positive electrode, and includes a material different from a material of the insulating layer..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Batteries

A battery (10) comprises a safety vent assembly (100). The safety vent assembly (100) comprises a sealing member (104) and an urging member (106) to urge the sealing member (104) against a venting aperture (105) on a battery reaction chamber to seal the battery reaction chamber when pressure inside the battery reaction chamber is below a venting threshold pressure under normal operation conditions, wherein the sealing member (104) is operable to provide a venting path to vent gas from the battery chamber when pressure inside the battery chamber reaches the venting threshold pressure which is sufficient to overcome the urging force of the sealing member (104), and wherein the urging member (106) is to permanently deform on reaching a venting threshold temperature such that gas venting from the battery chamber will occur at a pressure below the venting threshold pressure..
Gp Batteries International Limited

Cap assembly for secondary battery

The present disclosure relates to a cap assembly for a secondary battery and a secondary battery including the same. Specifically, a cid filter is fixed in the cap assembly such that, even when a gas is discharged due to the rupture of a safety vent, the cid short-circuit pressure is not affected..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery module

A battery module includes a top integrated battery core frame, a plurality of battery cores and a bottom integrated battery core frame. The top integrated battery core frame includes a top insulation frame and a plurality of top suspension plates, and each one of the top suspension plates includes a top supporting portion a top supporting portion, a top bent portion and a top suspension portion.
J-tek Incorporation

Lithium-ion battery pack

A lithium-ion battery pack includes a housing, a plurality of lithium-ion cells, a first bus bar, a second bus bar, and an interconnect plate. The control circuit includes a printed circuit board that has a longitudinal axis.
Trippe Manufacturing Company

Detachable structure of battery to be attached to case, and electronic device

A detachable structure of a battery to be attached to a case includes a wrapping of the battery and a housing of the case. The wrapping wraps the battery and comprises a slit.
Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

Battery module and battery pack including same

The present disclosure relates to a battery module including a cartridge stack including a plurality of secondary batteries which each include an electrode lead and a plurality of cartridges which each accommodate at least one of the plurality of secondary batteries such that at least a portion of the electrode lead protrudes outwardly, and which are stacked in a plurality of stages, and an icb housing which includes a stepped connection end, a power terminal installed fixedly to the connection end, and a bus bar electrically connecting the electrode lead with the power terminal, and which is mounted on a surface of the cartridge stack, in which the bus bar includes a first connection part which is provided in opposition to the power terminal, having the connection end therebetween, and is connected with the electrode lead, a second connection part which is provided in opposition to the first connection part, having the connection end therebetween, and is connected with the power terminal, and a connection part which connects the first connection part with the second connection part and is embedded in the connection end.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Top cover assembly for power battery and power battery having the same

Provided is a top cover structure for power battery, including a first electrode assembly, a second electrode assembly, a top cover plate electrically connected with the first electrode assembly, and a deformable plate attached to the top cover plate; the second electrode assembly includes a second electrode terminal, a second connecting block, a second insulating piece in which a via-hole and an gas-guide hole are defined, an upper sealing piece arranged between the second insulating piece and the second connecting block and including a sealing area for deforming space and a sealing area for electrode terminal, and a lower sealing piece arranged between the second insulating piece and the top cover plate and enclosing the via-hole for deformable plate. The sealing area for deforming space encloses the via-hole and the gas-guide hole, the sealing area for electrode terminal enclose the second electrode terminal..
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Flexible micro-battery

Designs, strategies and methods for forming micro-batteries are described. In some examples, ultrasonic welded seals may be used to seal battery chemistry within the micro-battery.
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.

Biocompatible hydrophobic batteries, systems and methods related thereto

This invention relates to a battery comprising a hydrophobic component disposed on or in the battery that can reduce the batteries contact with water thereby providing a safer battery in case of ingestion.. .
Landsdowne Laboratories, Inc.

Biocompatible coated batteries, systems and methods related thereto

This invention relates to a battery providing safety measures in case of ingestion. A battery may include a radiopaque marker distinguishing the battery from coins when x-rayed.
Landsdowne Laboratories, Inc.

Cheering banner

A banner for displaying while cheering at an event venue. The banner comprises a flexible woven fabric panel bearing indicia related to a partisan of an event taking place at the event venue, a reinforced opening and an illumination source.

Self-reading book and story reader

The self-reading book and story maker allows the user to produce a battery-powered readable book having personal hand-produced script and/or graphics, as well as sound, such as music or voice, on each page. The book is intended to relay a personal story and will include a plurality of empty story pages attached to the book.

Battery charging station with module port

An accessory device system includes a charger, a battery pack selectively coupled to a battery receiving portion of the charger to receive charging current, and a first accessory device selectively coupled to an accessory device port of the charger. The charger further includes an electronic controller having a wireless transceiver and configured to communicate with a peripheral device to one or more of provide identity and status information regarding the first accessory device and to receive settings data to control the first accessory device.
Tti (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Adapter

An accessory device system includes a garage door opener, an adapter, and one or more accessory devices whereby the garage door opener has a first accessory device port configured to selectively couple to the one or more accessory devices and the adapter has a second accessory device port configured to selectively couple to the one or more accessory devices. The garage door opener is further configured to provide power to a first accessory device of the one or more accessory devices via the first accessory device port.
Tti (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Method, system, and device for estimating a cost of electricity provided to an electric vehicle at an electric vehicle charger

A method, system, and server for estimating a cost of electricity provided to an electric vehicle. At a server, obtaining a host geographical location and at least one charging time indicator associated with charging an electric vehicle at an electric vehicle charger.
Swtch E-car Inc.

Battery-free touch-aware user input using rfid tags

Aspects of the present disclosure describe a battery-free touch sensing user interface (ui) for internet of things (iot) and other smart spaces employing radio frequency identification (rfid) readers and tags that we call rio. With rio, any surface may be a touch-aware surface by attaching rfid tag(s) thereto.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.

Mobile hardware fob with device ecosystem for modular i/o extension devices

A fob device includes a portable housing below a size needed to accommodate an input/output component for providing access to a functionality of the fob device that would not otherwise be accessible. The fob device also includes a mobile processor, a wireless interface, a volatile memory, a rechargeable battery, a charging interface, and storage medium having instructions that when executed causes the fob to receive a pairing request from a modular extension device that can provide access to the full functionality of the fob device that would not otherwise be accessible, pair with the modular extension device, and provide interfaces to the modular extension device that are customized based on a form factor of the modular extension device..
Facebook, Inc.

Integrated management and update dc-dc converter and battery management system (bms) software installed in residential ess

The present disclosure relates to a method of managing and updating two different versions of software, and more particularly, to an integrated management and update method of software including integrating software of a dc-dc converter and a battery management system (bms) installed in residential energy storage system (ess) to generate and manage one integrated management package, and sequentially executing a software update procedure of the dc-dc converter and the bms in the integrated management package.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Uav with selective operational control during holding

A unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) includes a body with plurality of motors, a motor controlling circuit, a microprocessor for controlling the flight state of the uav, a plurality of motion sensors, and a capacitive touch sensor incorporated into a battery. When the user grasps the uav by the battery, the touch sensor is activated and the microprocessor alters the flight state of the uav..
Vantage Robotics, Llc

Gnss visit verification system

A software system is provided for efficiently verifying mobile device user visits in response to a promotion by a business via a gnss system. A gnss coordinate check of the mobile device is initiated when a software object such as a digital receipt is opened or otherwise referenced.

Battery deterioration degree estimating apparatus and estimating method

A battery deterioration degree estimating apparatus includes a storage deterioration degree estimator that estimates the storage deterioration degree of the battery in reuse based on the storage deterioration degree of the battery in the in-vehicle period and the load information of the battery in reuse, the cycle deterioration degree estimator that estimates the cycle deterioration degree of the battery in reuse on the basis of the load information of the battery in reuse, and the total-deterioration-degree at secondary-use-start calculator that calculates the total deterioration degree of the battery at the time point of reuse start. The battery deterioration degree estimating apparatus includes the total-deterioration-degree detector that estimates the total deterioration degree of the battery after the reuse start on the basis of the storage deterioration degree in reuse, the cycle deterioration degree in reuse, and the total deterioration degree of the battery at the time point of the reuse start..
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Battery state estimating apparatus

A battery state estimating apparatus is provided with: an acquirer configured to obtain a plurality of complex impedances of a battery at a plurality of different temperatures; a calculator configured to calculate a slope of a straight line connecting values of the obtained plurality of complex impedances at a first predetermined frequency on a complex plane having an axis that is a real component of the complex impedance and an axis that is an imaginary component of the complex impedance, as a slope of the complex impedance; a storage configured to store in advance a relation between the slope of the complex impedance and a battery state associated with the battery; and an estimator configured to estimate the battery state on the basis of the calculated slope of the complex impedance and the stored relation.. .
Waseda University

Encoder and light source of encoder

An encoder includes a light source. A booster circuit boosts a power supply voltage output by a battery, and outputs the boosted voltage.
Mitutoyo Corporation

Trigger counter for measurement device with count values stored in flash memory

A system and method are provided for operating a touch probe for a coordinate measuring machine, wherein a value is permanently stored in the touch probe corresponding to an accumulated number of trigger signals generated in the touch probe over its operating history. For a non-erase cycle during which an erasable trigger counter block (e.g., included in a flash memory) of the touch probe is not erased, increasing values of an accumulated trigger count are stored in n address locations of the erasable trigger counter block.
Mitutoyo Corporation

Gun comprising an electronic device

A gun comprising an electronic device suitable to detect and/or process one or more situations occurring to the gun, for example to detect the event of a shot fired. The electronic device comprises: i) detection and processing means designed to detect and process information relative to the status of the gun; ii) a battery for the power supply of the detection and processing means; iii) activation means suitable to activate the power supply operation of the detection and processing means by the battery to match a default event.
Fabbrica D'armi Pietro Beretta S.p.a.

Plate heat exchanger integrated with pipeline

Provided is a technology for a battery module used in an electric vehicle, and, more particularly, a plate heat exchanger integrated with pipelines, the heat exchanger which has a structure as simple as possible and thus is able to streamline a manufacturing process, reduce manufacturing price, and maximize heat exchange effects due to pipelines formed on a pipeline plate which is formed on an inner surface of the plate heat exchanger.. .
S&g Co.,ltd

Positionable tool light

A positionable lighting unit for tools may have an led light source powered by a battery with a control switch, all mounted upon a circuit board encased within a translucent and flexible casing. The control switch may then be activated though the casing without breaching the same so that a more sterile unit may be presented in those situations requiring sterility.
Green Lite Innovations, Llc

Umbrella with fiber optic lights and a flashlight handle

An umbrella, comprising a support pole including an upend end and a lower end, a canopy connected to the upper end of the support pole, the canopy including a plurality of struts that support a waterproof material and transition the canopy between an expanded open position and a contracted closed position, an upper handle unit permanently attached to the lower end of the support pole, the upper handle unit including an upper battery compartment, a lower handle unit removably attached to the upper handle unit, the lower handle unit including a lower battery compartment, a plurality of fiber optic lights embedded within the plurality of struts wired directly to and powered by the upper battery compartment, and a flashlight within the lower handle unit wired directly to and powered by the lower battery compartment.. .

Led light fixture for use in public transportation facilities

Led lighting systems, mounting configurations, and light fixtures are disclosed for original and retrofit configurations. Some configurations mount the light fixture with a mounting bracket that allows for the removal and replacement of the light fixture in about the same time as a traditional light bulb change.
Clear-vu Lighting Llc

Flashlight with battery adapter

An example apparatus embodiment includes a flashlight operable from a primary electric storage battery and from another battery having an external casing that has a different outer diameter and possibly a different overall length than the primary battery. In some embodiments, a battery adapter extends a battery compartment to hold a longer substitute battery.

Vehicle power storage system and controlling the vehicle power storage system

The objective of the invention is to cause a load for reducing the warm-up time of an exhaust gas purifying device to be generated efficiently, and to make effective use of the energy required to reduce the warm-up time of the exhaust gas purifying device. The present invention relates to a vehicular storage battery system used in a vehicle 1 having an exhaust gas purifying device 12 which purifies exhaust gas from an engine 11, the vehicular storage battery system including: a capacitor 14 which stores electric power generated by an electricity generator 13 driven by the engine 11; an electric power control circuit 17 which controls the supply of electric power generated by the electricity generator 13 to a battery 15 and to the capacitor 14; a warm-up control device 18 which determines whether or not the exhaust gas purifying device 12 requires warming up; and a control means which, if the warm-up control device 18 determines that the exhaust gas purifying device 12 requires warming up, controls the electric power control circuit 17, and after the engine 11 has started up, causes the engine 11 to drive the electricity generator 13 and causes the electric power generated by the electricity generator 13 to be supplied more preferentially to the capacitor 14 than to the battery 15..
Toc Capacitor Co., Ltd.

Ragsblock traffic barrier

The present invention is a traffic barrier with a conduit provided throughout its length. The conduit may be configured to house wiring, plumbing, irrigation, etc.

Preparation para-aramid nanofibers

The present invention relates to a preparation method of para-aramid nanofibers, and belongs to the technical field of novel polymer materials. The para-aramid nanofibers prepared in the present invention have a diameter of 10-100 nm, and a length of hundreds of microns.
Tsinghua University

Process and system for conversion of crude oil to petrochemicals and fuel products integrating solvent deasphalting of vacuum residue

Process scheme configurations are disclosed that enable conversion of crude oil feeds with several processing units in an integrated manner into petrochemicals. The designs utilize minimum capital expenditures to prepare suitable feedstocks for the steam cracker complex.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Process and system for conversion of crude oil to petrochemicals and fuel products integrating steam cracking, fluid catalytic cracking, and conversion of naphtha into chemical rich reformate

Process scheme configurations are disclosed that enable conversion of crude oil feeds with several processing units in an integrated manner into petrochemicals. The designs utilize minimum capital expenditures to prepare suitable feedstocks for the steam cracker complex.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Process and system for conversion of crude oil to petrochemicals and fuel products integrating vacuum residue hydroprocessing

Process scheme configurations are disclosed that enable conversion of crude oil feeds with several processing units in an integrated manner into petrochemicals. The designs utilize minimum capital expenditures to prepare suitable feedstocks for the steam cracker complex.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Process and system for conversion of crude oil to petrochemicals and fuel products integrating vacuum residue conditioning and base oil production

Process scheme configurations are disclosed that enable conversion of crude oil feeds with several processing units in an integrated manner into petrochemicals. The designs utilize minimum capital expenditures to prepare suitable feedstocks for the steam cracker complex.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Process and system for conversion of crude oil to petrochemicals and fuel products integrating steam cracking and conversion of naphtha into chemical rich reformate

Process scheme configurations are disclosed that enable conversion of crude oil feeds with several processing units in an integrated manner into petrochemicals. The designs utilize minimum capital expenditures to prepare suitable feedstocks for the steam cracker complex.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Process and system for conversion of crude oil to petrochemicals and fuel products integrating delayed coking of vacuum residue

Process scheme configurations are disclosed that enable conversion of crude oil feeds with several processing units in an integrated manner into petrochemicals. The designs utilize minimum capital expenditures to prepare suitable feedstocks for the steam cracker complex.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

Pressure sensitive adhesive sheet for batteries and lithium-ion battery

[solution] a pressure sensitive adhesive sheet for batteries (1), comprising: a base material (11); a hard coat layer (12) provided at one side of the base material (11); and a pressure sensitive adhesive layer (13) provided at a side of the hard coat layer (13) opposite to the base material (11), the hard coat layer (12) being formed of a composition for hard coat layer that contains a metal oxide sol, the metal oxide sol being a sol of a metal oxide that has insulation properties.. .

Systems and methods of providing micro-renewable electrical energy

Various implementations of a system that addresses the need for clean drinking water, improved solid fuel combustion and convection of the heat resulting from the combustion, exhausting of gases and air-borne particulates resulting from combustion, and provides electricity for lighting and charging of battery-operated devices are described herein. The system may include at least one solar panel, a battery, a fan assisted exhaust hood, a fan assisted cooking device, and a water purification device.

Systems and methods of providing micro-renewable electrical energy

Various implementations of a system that addresses the need for clean drinking water, improved solid fuel combustion and convection of the heat resulting from the combustion, exhausting of gases and air-borne particulates resulting from combustion, and provides electricity for lighting and charging of battery-operated devices are described herein. The system may include at least one solar panel, a battery, a fan assisted exhaust hood, a fan assisted cooking device, and a water purification device.

Structural composite component and configuring a structural composite component

A structural composite component, in particular for an aircraft or spacecraft, includes: a lightning strike protection layer; and a composite battery including a cathode layer and a separation layer, wherein the lightning strike protection layer is formed integrated with the cathode layer, and wherein the separation layer is configured for providing acoustic damping, and/or fire barrier, and/or impact resistance to the structural composite component. A method for configuring such a structural composite component; and an aircraft or spacecraft including such a structural composite component are also described..
Airbus Operations, S.l.

Unmanned aerial vehicle

Disclosed are a body of an unmanned aerial vehicle and an unmanned aerial vehicle including the same. The body includes a housing arranged in a first direction and including at least four housing sidewalls and an opening defined by the housing sidewalls and configured to receive a battery pack, a propeller support extending a specific distance from each housing sidewall in a second direction away from the center of the housing and perpendicular to the first direction and having, on a distal end, a motor and a propeller connected to the motor, and a pcb disposed on at least one of the housing sidewalls and associated with operating the motor and the propeller..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

System for converting a safeguarded free flight onboard battery-powered drone to a ground-powered tethered drone

A system and method for converting onboard battery-powered, free-flight drones into ground-powered tethered drones that overcome the impediments designed into safeguarded free-flight drones. In combination with a ground-sourced power supply for the drone, power being delivered to the drone through a tether, the system comprises a battery emulating module that provides false signals to the drone's battery circuit board such that the onboard batteries may be removed and the alternative ground-based power source utilized without causing the drone's main circuit board to initiate a systems shutdown..

Fuel cell watercraft

A fuel cell watercraft includes: a hull; an electric motor serving as a power source adapted to generate propulsion of the hull; a fuel cell unit adapted to supply electric power to the electric motor; a hydrogen fuel tank adapted to supply hydrogen fuel to the fuel cell unit; a secondary battery serving as an auxiliary power supply for the fuel cell unit; and power regulation means for regulating the electric power supplied to the electric motor, in which the hull includes first and second storage spaces isolated from each other, the first and second storage spaces include equipment hatches able to be opened and closed by lid members, the fuel cell unit and the hydrogen fuel tank are housed in the first storage space, and the secondary battery and the power regulation means are housed in the second storage space.. .
Suzuki Motor Corporation

Control device for an electric bicycle

A control device for an electric bicycle includes a motor, a battery, a micro controller, an acceleration detector and a transmitter electrically connected to each other. A physical-condition monitor detects the rider's heart rate signal.

Child mobility device

A toddler mobility system and apparatus comprising a chassis, two casters attached to the front of the chassis, two wheels attached to a rear of the chassis, a first motor operably connected to one of the at least two wheels, a second motor operably connected to another of the at least two wheels, a battery configured to supply power to the motors, a body affixed to the chassis and covering the chassis, the body further comprising an integrated seat, an integrated backrest, a control system wherein the control system further comprises a microcontroller operably connected to a joystick, and a motor controller that receives control input from the microcontroller and adjusts power to the first motor and the second motor independently, wherein the toddler mobility system is configured for users weighing 50 pounds or less.. .
Texas Tech University System

Vehicle body for an electrically driven vehicle

A vehicle body for an electrically driven vehicle, having a vehicle frame for transmitting mechanical forces during the operation of the vehicle. The vehicle frame has a battery portion for receiving at least two battery modules, and the battery portion has at least one fastening interface for fastening the at least two battery modules in the received position..
Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

Battery access system and method

The present invention relates to a system and a method of connecting a battery, which include a relay unit connected to a battery by a current, and allow a current with a different intensity to flow in the relay unit according to whether force applied to a circuit from the outside is detected and a size of the detected force, thereby maintaining or blocking the connection of the relay unit to the battery in consideration of the detection of the force and the degree of danger of the detected force.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Range extending electric vehicle and control method thereof

Electric vehicle range extending apparatus includes a step-down voltage provision unit, cell voltage sensing unit, cell switching unit, and control unit. The step-down voltage provision unit has an input port to be coupled to the main battery pack or an auxiliary battery pack, and an output port to output a power balancing signal.
National Chung Shan Institute Of Science And Technology

Battery exchange system

A battery exchange system for a battery powered electric vehicle, comprising an interchangeable battery block, a battery dock defined at the underside of the electric vehicle to receive the battery block, and a battery lift for lifting the battery block underneath the electric vehicle. The battery block and the battery dock have guides adapted to mutually cooperate for guiding the battery block horizontally, and the battery lift is adapted to let the battery block move freely horizontally relative to the electric vehicle when the battery block is lifted for fitting with the battery dock..
Battswap Inc.

Vehicle communications, power management, and seating systems

A system for facilitating communication between a vehicle and a user includes a vehicle having a rechargeable battery and a communication and control subsystem. The communication and control subsystem is communicatively coupled to the battery to gather and transmit vehicle information, which may include battery information and a vehicle identifier.
Kld Energy Technologies, Inc.

Powertrain with high-power distribution module and high-current ring terminal connection for the same

A system includes a rechargeable energy storage system (ress) having an enclosure, battery cells, contactors, a first pair of high-voltage interlock (hvil) ports, and female blind-mate electrical sockets selectively connected to the battery cells via the contactors. The battery cells and contactors are within the ress enclosure.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Water cooled type cooling-heating system for vehicle

A water cooled type cooling-heating system for cooling or heating power supply components in a vehicle has a first passage with a first water pump, a battery heater, and a battery system. A second passage that is branched from the first passage, and having a second water pump and a power electronic component is disposed in order thereon.
Kia Motors Corporation

Emergency startup device of electric vehicle

An emergency startup device of an electric vehicle has a high-voltage power battery, a motor driver, a high-voltage control box, a vehicle controller, a low-voltage dc battery, and an emergency starter. The vehicle controller turns on or off the high-voltage control box.

Method for operating a rechargeable battery cell and battery control device

The invention relates to a method for operating a rechargeable battery cell: wherein—a first measurement (101) of a first voltage of the battery cell is carried out,—a first comparison (102) of the first voltage with a first limit voltage is carried out,—a charging process (104) of the battery cell is carried out if the first voltage is less than the first limit voltage,—a second measurement (106) of a second voltage of the battery cell is carried out,—a second comparison (107) of the second voltage with a second limit voltage is carried out,—a discharge process (109) of the battery cell is carried out if the second voltage is greater than the second limit voltage, wherein the first limit voltage is greater than the second limit voltage. The invention also relates to a battery control device which is equipped to carry out the method according to the invention..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Apparatus for supporting a battery

An apparatus for supporting a battery in a vehicle wherein the apparatus (3) comprises: a floor section (5) comprising a plurality of internal coolant channels for receiving coolant; and at least one side member (7) comprising at least one internal supply channel for supplying coolant to the internal channels of the floor section.. .
Jaguar Land Rover Limited

Hvac systems for electrically-powered vehicles

A heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (hvac) system for an electrically-powered vehicle (ev) having an electric motor powered by at least one battery is described. The hvac system may comprise a blower, a conduit configured to carry air from the blower to vents leading to a passenger cabin of the ev, and an electric heater positioned in the conduit and configured to heat the air.
Borgwarner Inc.

Water cooled type cooling-heating system for vehicle

Disclosed herein is a liquid-cooled cooling-heating system, and methods of using the system, for adjusting the temperature of a battery system and a power electronic component in a vehicle equipped with a high voltage battery comprising: a radiator; a battery heater; a chiller; first and second coolant pumps; first and second three-way valves; a first coolant passage that allows coolant to flow in series from the first three-way valve through the first coolant pump, the battery heater, the battery and back to the first three-way valve; a second coolant passage that allows coolant to flow in series from the first three-way valve, through the radiator, the second three-way valve, the second coolant pump, the power electric component, and back into the first three-way valve; a third coolant passage that branches from the second coolant passage and allows coolant to flow in series through the second three-way valve, the chiller and into the second coolant passage; and a controller that controls operation of the battery heater, the chiller, the coolant pumps, and the valves.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Tire sensor and manufacturing the same

Disclosed herein is a tire sensor which includes a printed circuit board including an antenna matching circuit unit for matching a frequency corresponding to an antenna frequency, and a detection unit for detecting tire information, an antenna coupled to one side of the printed circuit board so as to transmit or receive the information detected by the detection unit to or from the outside, a battery coupled to the other side of the printed circuit board so as to supply electric power to the printed circuit board, and a sensor cover configured to accommodate the printed circuit board, the antenna, and the battery therein, one surface of the sensor cover being fixedly bonded into a tire.. .
Infac Elecs Co., Ltd.

An electric sprayer

An electric sprayer is provided. The electric sprayer includes a water tank and a spray device.
Suzhou Crosstec Co., Ltd.

Devices for energy harvesting and storage

Provided is an energy harvesting device, comprising a first shell having a longitudinal axis, wherein the first shell defines a cavity, and a second shell, wherein the second shell is mechanically connected to the first shell via a flexible cord, wherein the cavity comprises therein a bearing, an electrical generator, and a battery, wherein the bearing is mechanically coupled to a rotor of the electrical generator at a first end and an end of the flexible cord at a second end, such that rotation of the flexible cord about the longitudinal axis rotates at least a portion of the bearing to generate electrical power, and wherein the rotor is in electrical communication with the battery, such that the battery stores at least a portion of the electrical power generated by the electrical generator.. .
Uncharted Power, Inc.

Bags for sanitizing contents using ozone and ultraviolet light

A portable bag may comprise a body having one or more compartments each sized to receive an article of clothing. The bag may include an access channel that is configured to allow wired access to a first enclosure from a power supply external to the body.
Trizone, Llc

Torque optimization for surgical instruments

A control system having speed management control. The control system can be in signal communication with a battery, and the battery can be coupled to a motor.
Ethicon Llc

Wireless battery-free diagnostic mouth guard

Various examples of methods, systems, and apparatus are provided for monitoring using an improved mouth guard apparatus. In one example, a battery-free diagnostic mouth guard includes a biting force-voltage transducer comprising a piezoelectric film; a compact resonance tank comprising a wireless sensor; and a transmitting antenna for transmitting sensing data.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Insertion of medical devices through non-orthogonal and orthogonal trajectories within the cranium and methods of using

An elongated device adapted for insertion, including self-insertion, through the body, especially the skull is disclosed. The device has at least one effector or sensor and is configured to permit implantation of multiple functional components through a single entry site into the skull by directing the components at different angles.

Continuous outpatient ecg monitoring system

An ecg monitoring system for ambulatory patients includes a disposable multi-electrode patch that adhesively attaches to the chest of a patient. A reusable battery-powered ecg monitor clips onto the patch and receives patient electrical signals from the electrodes of the patch.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Functional clothing

Functional clothing containing an outer skin and an inner skin is provided. The outer skin is formed to be normal outdoor clothing and has a light emitting part attached thereto.
Kolon Industries, Inc.

Electronic vapor provision device

An electronic vapor provision device comprising a battery assembly and a vaporizer, wherein the battery assembly comprises a power cell and a computer, the vaporizer is releasably connectable to the battery assembly and the computer comprises a computer processor and a memory, wherein the computer is configured to detect whether the vaporizer is connected to the battery assembly without use of the electronic vapor provision device by a user, and to substantially remain in a sleep mode until the vaporizer is connected to the battery assembly.. .
Nicoventures Holdings Limited

Vaporizer with cartridge

A vaporizer unit having a cartridge and a battery unit is disclosed. The cartridge has a replaceable heating unit and a u shaped flow path.
Vmr Products Llc

Low temperature heat not burn electronic cigarette

The present invention relates to a low-temperature heat-not-burn electronic cigarette comprised of the first holder including a pipe and to mounting plate with the mounting plate connected to the external wall of the pipe. The mounting plate and the second holder are connected to form an inner cavity with a control plate fixed in the inner cavity and the second holder having a key linked to the buttons on the control plate with the buffer pads.
Shangha Green Vaper Technology Co., Ltd

Toilet paper dispenser

A toilet paper dispenser is disclosed in which the dispenser does not need to be mounted to the wall or placed on the floor. The dispenser is typically made of a one-piece construction that installs easily to any existing toilet by way of the mounting bolt for the toilet seat.
Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.

Adjustable cable voltage compensation for battery chargers

A battery charger controller is configured to add a compensation current in the feedback control loop such that the output voltage varies with the output current to compensate charging cable voltage drop. In some embodiments, the output voltage is also proportional to a compensation resistor.
Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.

Lg Chem, Ltd.

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Nxp Usa, Inc.

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Managing dynamic connection intervals for implantable and external devices

A method, system and external instrument are provided. The method initiates a communication link between an external instrument (ei) and an implantable medical device (imd), established a first connection interval for conveying data packets between the ei and imd and monitors a connection criteria that includes at least one of a data throughput requirement.
Pacesetter, Inc.

Audio power circuit and method

An apparatus and method for controlling an audio power circuit. The audio power circuit includes an audio amplifier having a power input and a speaker connected to the audio amplifier.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Composite earphone

A composite earphone includes at least one earphone assembly and a transmission-line assembly. The at least one earphone assembly includes a speaker module, a wireless signal transmission module, an adapting device, and a battery module, wherein both the speaker module and the wireless signal transmission module are electrically connected with the battery module.
Vencer Co., Ltd.

Case having battery box for smart phone/tablet

A case having battery box for smart phone/tablet comprises a box of smart phone/tablet, which is a rectangular open box having four side walls and a bottom, a chamber of the box of smart phone/tablet is the same of the size and shape of the smart phone/tablet, a top of each side wall is bended inward to form a holding ring for the smart phone/tablet; a battery box for containing batteries, which is a rectangular open box having a bottom which is a part bottom of the box of smart phone/tablet; a battery electric connecting means for connecting the batteries, with a power plug of the smart phone/tablet; a cover for closing the battery box and holding the batteries in the battery box; and a lock means for locking the cover with the battery box.. .

Electric power equipment

Electric power equipment such as a lawn mower is provided with a travel unit driven by a travel motor for propelling the equipment, a work unit driven by a work motor to perform prescribed work such as cutting grass as the equipment travels, a battery for powering the motors, and a control unit which is configured to lower a rotational speed of the travel motor according to a decrease in the voltage or the remaining charge of the battery.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Inverter for driving motor of vheicle

An inverter for driving a motor of a vehicle mediating between a battery and a driving motor is disclosed. The inverter includes a power storage module, a power module, and a cooling module.
Kia Motors Corporation

Method and protecting wireless power receiver from excessive charging temperature

An apparatus and a method for are provided for a wireless power receiver. The method includes receiving power from a wireless power transmitter; measuring a temperature of a point in the wireless power receiver during reception of the wireless power; regulating the received power; identifying the temperature at a first time point; maintaining an amount of the regulated power to be provided to a battery with a first level if the identified temperature is lower than a preset temperature; decreasing the amount of the regulated power if the identified temperature is greater than or equal to the preset temperature; in response to decreasing the amount of the regulated power, identifying the temperature at a second time point after the first time point; and increasing the amount of the regulated power to the first level if the identified temperature at the second time point is lower than the preset temperature..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Method and system for extending autonomous operation of a self-contained climate controlled storage unit

A method and system for extending autonomous operation of a self-contained climate controlled storage unit is provided. The embodiments of the method and system described herein can extend the run time of a battery source of a self-contained climate controlled storage unit prior to, during, or after transport.
Thermo King Corporation

Power tool and control method thereof

A power tool capable of being balance powered by multiple battery packs is provided. A power tool comprising: a motor; a first battery pack; a second battery pack; a first battery receptacle for receipt of the first battery pack; a second battery receptacle for receipt of the second battery pack; a first switch device for connecting to the first battery pack and the motor; a second switch device for connecting to the second battery pack and the motor; and a controller operable to send a signal to cause the switch device opened so as to disconnect the battery pack and the motor when the voltage of the switch device is less than a control voltage..
Chervon (hk) Limited

Contactless battery system utilizing a bidirectional power converter

A bidirectional power converter circuit is controlled via a hysteresis loop such that the bidirectional power converter circuit can compensate for variations and even changes in transmit and receive coil locations without damaging components of the system. Because the bidirectional power converter is capable of both transmitting and receiving power (at different times), one circuit and board may be used as the main component in multiple wireless power converter designs.
Enovate Medical Llc

Control device, electronic apparatus, and contactless power transmission system

A control device, an electronic apparatus, a contactless power transmission system, and the like that can suppress deterioration in battery characteristics caused by recharging and realize power saving or the like. A control device on a power receiving side in a contactless power transmission system including a power transmitting device and a power receiving device includes: a charging unit that charges a battery based on power received by a power receiving unit that receives power from the power transmitting device; a discharging unit that performs an operation of discharging the battery and supplies the power from the battery to a power supply target; and a control unit that controls the discharging unit.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Secondary battery charging method, charging control apparatus, and secondary battery

In a secondary battery charging method, constant current charging is performed until a first predetermined voltage v0 is attained, constant voltage charging is then performed at the first predetermined voltage v0, the first constant voltage charging is completed when a charge current becomes (in−Δin) from in, and then n is incremented by one; and constant voltage charging is performed at a voltage vn=vn-1+Δvn, a step of completing the n-th constant voltage charging when the charge current becomes (in−Δin) from in is repeated by incrementing n by one, and the n-th constant voltage charging in which a value of the voltage vn reaches a second predetermined voltage vn (>v0) is completed to terminate the constant voltage charging.. .
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Dual zone controller

A controller for controlling power flows may include a first charging circuit to charge and discharge a first battery responsive to the controller; and a second charging circuit to charge and discharge a second battery responsive to the controller. The first charging circuit and the second charging circuit alternates between charging and discharging.

Charge/discharge switch control circuits for batteries

A charge/discharge switch control circuit for a battery pack includes a set of driving terminals and detection circuitry coupled to the driving terminals. The driving terminals provide driving signals to control a status of a switch circuit to enable charging or discharging of the battery pack.
O2micro Inc.

Dual cell protection ic and battery module including same

A dual cell protection ic and a battery module have a fet as an external type that are configured to protect a plurality of battery cells with one ic when an abnormal state caused during charge/discharge occurs.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

System and managing rechargable batteries for medical devices

A system for managing rechargeable batteries for medical devices includes a charging station that holds and charges multiple batteries simultaneously and an idle time module that determines a battery idle time for one or more of the multiple batteries held in the charging stations, wherein the battery idle time indicates the duration that each respective battery has been fully charged and available for use. The system further includes a battery selection indicator for each of the multiple batteries, wherein the battery selection indicator is activated based on the battery idle time to identify that the respective battery should be selected for use..
General Electric Company

Battery active balancing system

A battery active-balancing system comprises an external balancing power; a buck converter having a first side-winding and second side-winding induced thereby, the first and second side-windings each having positive and negative terminals; a battery comprising series-connected cell-units each having positive and negative terminals; a cell voltage-sensing unit coupled to the battery to sense voltage of the cell-units; a main switch component coupled to first side-winding, battery, and external balancing power, to first side-winding and external balancing power in on state, and to first side-winding and battery in off state; a cell-switch unit comprising first and second cell-switch components, with first cell-switch components coupled to positive terminals of the cell-units and second side-winding, respectively, and second cell-switch components coupled to negative terminals of the cell-units and second side-winding, respectively; and a microcontroller for controlling main switch component and cell-switch unit, and determining voltage levels fed back from cell voltage-sensing unit.. .
National Chung Shan Institute Of Science And Technology

Motor vehicle and charge and discharge control circuit thereof

The present invention provides a charge and discharge control circuit including a control module and a plurality of charge and discharge modules. Each charge and discharge module includes a first switch, a recharger, a battery pack, and an acquisition unit.
Optimum Battery Co., Ltd.

Method and balancing battery

Provided is a battery balancing apparatus and method including determining state information of a battery unit based on battery quantity data of the battery unit, determining a balancing parameter of the battery unit based on a range comprising the state information, and controlling a balancing unit based on the balancing parameter.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Determining and forecasting end of life for an implantable medical device having a rechargeable battery

An algorithm programmed into the control circuitry of a rechargeable-battery implantable medical device (imd) is disclosed that can quantitatively forecast and determine the timing of an early replacement indicator (teoli) and an imd end of life (teol). These forecasts and determinations of teoli and teol occur in accordance with one or more parameters having an effect on rechargeable battery capacity, such as number of charging cycles, charging current, discharge depth, load current, and battery calendar age.
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation

In-building communications hybrid system apparatus and method

An in-building communications system is disclosed which permits communication in tunnels, underground parking garages, tall buildings such as skyscrapers, buildings having thick walls of concrete or metal, and/or any building which has communication dead zones due to electromagnetic shielding. The invention includes a portable bi-directional amplifier (bda) system, an outdoor antenna system attached to the building or independently mountable an indoor antenna system attached to the building or independently mountable inside the building, and a standardized, in-building communications (ibc) interface box affixed preferably to the exterior of the building.

Metal air battery including multi module air supply unit

A metal air battery includes a multi module air supply unit having air suction units or air purification units in a parallel arrangement. The metal air battery further includes a battery module including a metal air cell and the air supply unit which supplies the air to the battery module.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Battery pack having cooling structure with improved stability for use of liquid coolant

The present disclosure provides a battery pack comprising: a module assembly having a structure in which a plurality of battery modules is mounted on a cooling plate having an internal hollow structure capable of accommodating a fluid; a pack housing having an inwardly recessed seating portion for mounting of the module assembly, and having an opened upper end; and a coolant circulation system configured to supply a liquid coolant into an internal hollow of the cooling plate to absorb heat of the battery module mounted on the cooling plate, wherein the pack housing includes a drain hose to discharge the liquid coolant that flows out from the coolant circulation system to the outside of the pack housing, and an opening through which the drain hose is mounted is formed on one surface of the pack housing.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery module heat management assembly

The present disclosure provides a battery module heat management assembly which comprises a cooling mechanism (1), heating films (2) and heat insulating layers (3). The cooling mechanism (1) comprises: a plurality of multi-channel pipe groups (10) arranged side by side, each multi-channel pipe group (10) has at least one multi-channel pipe (100), the number of the multi-channel pipe groups (10) is equal to the number of rows of battery modules (b), each multi-channel pipe group (10) corresponds to one row of the rows of battery modules (b), each of the rows of battery modules (b) has at least one battery module (b), each multi-channel pipe group (10) contacts a bottom of one corresponding row of the rows of battery modules (b) from below; a first fluid collector (11) and a second fluid collector (12) communicated with an external cooling fluid circuit and respectively provided at two ends of the plurality of multi-channel pipe groups (10), two ends of the multi-channel pipe groups (10) are respectively communicated with the first fluid collector (11) and the second fluid collector (12), so that the external cooling fluid circuit, the multi-channel pipe groups (10), the first fluid collector (11) and the second fluid collector (12) are communicated to cool each of the rows of battery modules (b).
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Battery module including cooling fins of which mounting directions are alternately arrayed

Provided is a battery module including a plurality of cartridges stacked with a battery cell interposed therebetween, wherein each of the cartridges includes: a cooling fin having a plate-shaped structure contacting an outer surface of the battery cell; and a cartridge frame which has a hollow structure and to which an outer peripheral edge of the cooling fin is fixed, wherein, each of guide parts, which is mounted in one side- or the other side-direction of the cartridge frame, is disposed on the outer peripheral edge of the cooling fin so as to fix the cooling fin in position with respect to the cartridge frame, and the cartridges are arranged so that directions in which the guide parts of the cooling fins are mounted with respect to the cartridge frames are opposite to each other in adjacent cartridges.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Heat sink and battery module including the same

Disclosed is a heat sink having improved space utilization and a battery module including the same. The heat sink for cooling a cell assembly including at least one unit cell comprises a first heat sink coupled to one side of the cell assembly and having a first cooling channel through which a coolant passes, and a second heat sink coupled to the other side of the cell assembly and having a second cooling channel through which the coolant passes.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Capacity recovery method and capacity recovery system for secondary battery

In a capacity recovery method for a secondary battery including a negative electrode active material layer having a facing portion that faces a positive electrode active material layer and a non-facing portion that does not face the positive electrode active material layer, the secondary battery is retained in a state where temperature of the non-facing portion is higher than temperature of the facing portion for a prescribed time.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Power storage device

Battery cells are disposed apart from each other in a housing of a battery module included in a power storage device. In the battery module, a partition member is provided that divides a space in the housing into a high temperature region, which contains battery cells located centrally in a disposal direction of the battery cells, and a low temperature region, which contains battery cells located at end portions in the disposal direction of the battery cells.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Temperature control device for temperature controlling a battery

A temperature control device for temperature controlling a battery of a vehicle may include a housing defining a housing interior. The housing may include a housing bottom and a housing lid.
Mahle International Gmbh

Cooled busbars and plate

A rechargeable battery system, a battery pack, and methods of manufacturing the same are disclosed herein. The rechargeable battery system and/or battery pack can be for an electric vehicle.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Secondary battery

A secondary battery includes a resin film, reference electrodes, temperature sensors, reference electrode wiring lines and temperature sensor wiring lines that are insulating from one another, and an insulating resin cover layer. In the resin film, a connector part connecting a detector part and a terminal part extends from the inside to the outside of the container through a seal member.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Battery module having sensing connector fixing structure

A battery module including a cell assembly having a plurality of battery cells arranged to be stacked on each other; a lower housing having a lower plate provided in a plate form and two vertical plates extending vertically on the lower plate with a predetermined interval, the cell assembly being at least partially inserted into a space between the two vertical plates, so that a plurality of bus bars electrically connected to electrode tabs respectively provided at the battery cells are coupled to the vertical plates; an upper housing coupled to the lower housing to surround an upper portion of the cell assembly; and a sensing unit having a harness wire electrically connected to the plurality of bus bars and provided from a lower portion of the lower housing to an upper portion thereof and a sensing connector connected to an end of the harness wire.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Replenished negative electrodes for secondary batteries

A method is provided for activating a secondary battery having a negative electrode, a positive electrode, and a microporous separator between the negative and positive electrodes permeated with carrier-ion containing electrolyte, the negative electrode having anodically active silicon or an alloy thereof. The method includes transferring carrier ions from the positive electrode to the negative electrode to at least partially charge the secondary battery, and transferring carrier ions from an auxiliary electrode to the positive electrode, to provide the secondary battery with a positive electrode end of discharge voltage vpos,eod and a negative electrode end of discharge voltage vneg,eod when the cell is at a predefined vcell,eod value, the value of vpos,eod corresponding to a voltage at which the state of charge of the positive electrode is at least 95% of its coulombic capacity and vneg,eod is at least 0.4 v (vs li) but less than 0.9 v (vs li)..
Enovix Corporation

Power storage device, cell, balance operation method, and program

A power storage device includes: a plurality of series-connected battery cells (311); a balance circuit (112) that is provided for each of the plurality of battery cells (311), and is connected with corresponding one of the battery cells; a first temperature sensor (111) that is provided for every one or more of the balance circuits (112), and measures a temperature of a corresponding balance circuit (112); and a control unit (121) that stops an operation of the corresponding balance circuit (112) when a first measured temperature measured by the first temperature sensor (111) is equal to or more than a first upper reference temperature, and restarts an operation of the corresponding balance circuit (112) when the first measured temperature becomes equal to or less than a first lower reference temperature that is lower than the first upper reference temperature after an operation of the corresponding balance circuit (112) is stopped.. .
Nec Corporation

Battery circuit in sealed pouch

A battery circuit includes a battery cell, monitoring circuitry configured to determine one or more parameters of the battery cell, a pouch enclosing the battery cell and the monitoring circuitry in a sealed, internal cavity, the pouch being configured to inhibit ingress of external fluid to the sealed, internal cavity, and an electrical connector exterior the pouch and electrically connected to the battery cell and the monitoring circuitry via one or more paths extending through the pouch and into the internal cavity.. .

High concentration electrolyte for magnesium battery having carboranyl magnesium salt in mixed ether solvent

Electrochemical devices and processes for forming them include an anode having magnesium, a cathode, and an electrolyte in contact with the anode and the cathode. The electrolyte includes a carboranyl magnesium salt and a mixed ether solvent in which the carboranyl magnesium salt is dissolved.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.

Polyelectrolyte composition, polyelectrolyte, battery, and electronic apparatus

In the formula (1), r1 is hydrogen or ch3, r2 is any of c2h4, ch(ch3)ch2, and (ch2)3, m and n are each a copolymerization ratio of a structural unit in parentheses, and when m and n are set as follows: m+n=10, m and n satisfy the following formulae: 1≤m≤5 and 5≤n≤9, and p is 2 or more and 8 or less.. .

Lithium metal battery with solid polymer electrolyte

A battery having a lithium metal anode, a solid polymer electrolyte and a cathode material enabling high voltage discharge.. .
Ionic Materials, Inc.

Specific liquid cathode battery

The invention relates to a liquid cathode battery which comprises: an anode made of calcium; an electrolyte comprising a sulphur-containing and/or phosphorous-containing oxidising solvent and at least one salt; a cathode comprising, as the active material, a compound which is identical to the above-mentioned oxidising solvent, and which comprises a carbon-containing matrix; characterised in that the carbon-containing matrix is a self-supporting matrix which comprises interlaced carbon fibres and which has a porosity of at least 92% and a specific surface area less than 5 m2/g.. .
Commissariat À L'Énergie Atomique Et Aux Énergies Alternatives

Solid electrolyte material and fluoride ion battery

An object of the present disclosure is to provide a solid electrolyte material with excellent fluoride ion conductivity. The present disclosure achieves the object by providing a solid electrolyte material to be used for a fluoride ion battery, the solid electrolyte material comprising: a composition of bixm1-xf2+x, in which 0.4≤x≤0.9, and m is at least one kind of sn, ca, sr, ba, and pb; and a crystal phase that has a tysonite structure..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electrolyte for an alkali-sulfur battery, alkali-sulfur battery containing the electrolyte and uses of the components of same

According to the invention, an electrolyte is provided for an alkali-sulfur battery. An alkali-sulfur battery is also provided, which contains the electrolyte according to the invention.
Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur FÖrderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

Solid state bipolar battery

A bipolar battery having a solid ionically conductive polymer material as its electrolyte enabling high voltage discharge.. .
Ionic Materials, Inc.

Electrode mixture, preparation method thereof, and secondary battery including the same

An electrode mixture of the present invention comprises: an electrode active material; a binder; and a conductive material. When a cross-section of the electrode mixture is imaged such that a pixel filled 100% with a conductive material among a plurality of divided pixels is considered to be a condensed pixel and a value obtained by counting condensed pixels is considered to be the degree of agglomeration, the degree of agglomeration of a conductive material in the electrode mixture in the depth direction of the electrode mixture has a standard deviation less than 3.0.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Clamping member and battery module using the same

The clamping member includes a pair of pressing units configured to respectively press an upper plate and a lower plate of a battery assembly in which a plurality of batteries is stacked, so that a stacking structure of the battery assembly is fixed, and a support unit configured to support the pair of pressing units so that the upper plate and the lower plate of the battery assembly are pressed by the pair of pressing units, wherein at least one of the pair of pressing units includes a snap-fitting portion coupled to the upper plate or the lower plate by means of snap-fitting, and a screwing portion coupled to the upper plate or the lower plate coupled to the snap-fitting portion, by means of screwing, thereby fixing the battery stacking structure with excellent space efficiency, ensuring easy assembling of the battery module and improving durability of the battery module.. .

Battery with multiple jelly rolls in a single pouch

The disclosed embodiments provide a battery cell which includes a set of jelly rolls enclosed in a pouch. Each jelly roll includes layers which are wound together, including a cathode with an active coating, a separator, and an anode with an active coating.
Apple Inc.

Flow batteries having adjustable circulation rate capabilities and methods associated therewith

The circulation rates of the electrolyte solutions in a flow battery can impact operating performance. Adjusting the circulation rates can allow improved performance to be realized.
Lockheed Martin Advanced Energy Storage, Llc

Redox flow battery

A redox flow battery includes a flow path frame provided with a flow path conveying an electrolyte introduced into a fixing frame having a flow path for introducing and discharging an electrolyte supplied from outside. The flow path frame is provided with an inflow path connected to the flow path of the fixing frame and an outflow path discharging the electrolyte to an impregnation part conveying the electrolyte to a reaction surface of a membrane, thereby preventing leakage of the electrolyte that is caused by a difference between supply pressure and circulation pressure of the electrolyte..
Standard Energy Co.,ltd.

Lead-acid battery and producing lead-acid battery

A negative electrode material of a negative electrode plate of a lead-acid battery includes an organic expander having a s element content of 3000 μmol/g or more.. .
Gs Yuasa International Ltd.

High-capacity battery electrodes with improved binders, construction, and performance

An anode material composition is provided for a metal-ion battery that comprises an active material coating, a current conductive current collector, and a conductive interlayer coupling the active material coating to the current collector. The active material coating may have a capacity loading of at least 2 mah/cm2 and comprise active material particles that exhibit volume expansion in the range of about 8 vol.
Sila Nanotechnologies Inc.

A binder for secondary battery comprising a magnetic material

The present invention provides a binder for secondary battery contained in an electrode mixture, comprising a binder molecule exhibiting an adhesion to a current collector and active material particles, and a magnetic material displaying magnetism for a magnetic field applied from outside.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Lithium ion secondary battery

A lithium ion secondary battery excellent in cycle characteristics, comprising a high capacity negative electrode comprising a metal and/or a metal oxide as an active material is provided. The present invention relates to a lithium ion secondary battery comprising a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution, wherein the negative electrode comprises (a) a carbon material that can absorb and desorb lithium ions; at least one selected from the group consisting of (b) lithium metal and metals that can be alloyed with lithium and (c) metal oxides that can absorb and desorb lithium ions; and a polyacrylic acid, and the electrolyte solution comprises at least one disulfonic acid ester..
Nec Corporation

Positive electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, positive electrode, and secondary battery

A positive electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery according to the present invention is characterized by including positive electrode active material particles, and a carbonaceous coating film formed on the surface of the positive electrode active material particle and including a plurality of carbon hexagonal network planes, wherein the carbonaceous coating film is formed so that a raman spectrum, in which a ratio id/ig between a peak intensity id of the d band and a peak intensity ig of the g band is 0.9 or lower and the full width at half maximum of the peak of the g band is 80 cm−1 or smaller, is measured.. .
Eliiy Power Co., Ltd.

Metal-ion secondary battery

An object of the present disclosure is to provide a secondary battery having excellent cyclability by using a sulfur-based active material as a negative-electrode active material while preventing a reaction between an elated polysulfide and a positive electrode. The metal-ion secondary battery comprises a negative electrode comprising a sulfur-containing compound as a negative-electrode active material, a positive electrode and an electrolyte, and has a polymer gel layer on a surface of the positive electrode..
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.

Anode material for lithium-ion battery and anode for lithium-ion battery

The present invention relates to an anode material for lithium-ion batteries. The anode material for lithium-ion batteries is represented by the molecular formula: mxnytizo(x+3y+4z)/2, where: 0≤x≤8, 1≤y≤8, and 1≤z≤8; m is an alkali metal selected from the group consisting of li, na, and k; and n is a group va element selected from the group consisting of p, sb, and bi or a rare earth metal selected from the group consisting of nd, pm, sm, eu, yb, and la.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Nickel-based active material for lithium secondary battery, preparing nickel-based active material, and lithium secondary battery including positive electrode including nickel-based active material

Provided are a nickel-based active material for a lithium secondary battery, a method of preparing the nickel-based active material, and a lithium secondary battery including a positive electrode including the nickel-based active material. The nickel-based active material may include a secondary particle including an agglomerate of at least two plate primary particles, wherein at least a part of the secondary particle has a structure in which the plate primary particles are arranged radially, and a porosity of an exterior portion of the secondary particle is greater than that of an interior portion of the secondary particle..
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Anode active material and a lithium secondary battery including the same

An anode active material for a lithium secondary battery, the anode active material including a metal silicide core, a silicon shell disposed on the core, and a metal nitride disposed on a surface of the silicon shell opposite the core.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Negative electrode active material for lithium secondary battery and preparing the same

The present specification relates to a negative electrode active material which includes a silicon-based composite represented by sioa (0≤a<1), and a carbon coating layer distributed on a surface of the silicon-based composite, and which has a bimodal pore structure including nanopores and mesopores. In a lithium secondary battery including the negative electrode active material, an oxygen content in the silicon-based composite can be controlled to improve initial efficiency and capacity characteristics, and a specific surface area can also be controlled, and thus a side reaction with electrolyte can be reduced..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Negative electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, negative electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and producing negative electrode active material particles

A negative electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, including: negative electrode active material particles that contain a silicon compound containing a li compound; wherein the silicon compound is at least partially coated with a carbon coating, the negative electrode active material particles are coated with a coating composed of at least one of a compound having a boron-fluorine bond and a compound having a phosphorous-fluorine bond on at least a part of the surface of either or both of the silicon compound and the carbon coating, the negative electrode active material particles contain a boron or a phosphorous element in a range of 10 to 10000 ppm by mass with respect to the total amount of negative electrode active material particles. This provides a negative electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery that can increase battery capacity and improve cycle performance..
Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.

Graphene-protected lead acid batteries

A lead acid battery comprising a negative electrode, a positive electrode comprising lead oxide, an electrolyte in physical contact with the negative electrode and the positive electrode, an optional separator positioned between the negative electrode and the positive electrode, wherein the negative electrode comprises a plurality of particulates of graphene-protected lead or lead alloy, wherein at least one of the particulates is formed of a single or a plurality of graphene sheets and a single or a plurality of fine lead or lead alloy particles having a size smaller than 10 μm, and the graphene sheets and the particles are mutually bonded or agglomerated into the particulate with at least a graphene sheet embracing or wrapping around the particulate, and wherein graphene is in an amount of at least 0.01% but less than 99% by weight based on the total weight of the particulate.. .
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Fabrication a porous positive electrode for a lithium-sulphur electrochemical battery

The invention relates to a preparation method for a porous positive electrode deposited on a substrate for a lithium-sulphur battery, and which comprises the following steps: a) a step for the deposition onto a substrate of at least one layer of a first composition comprising at least one electrically-conductive inorganic carbon-containing additive, at least one polymer binder and at least one pore-forming agent; b) a step for the removal of the pore-forming agent(s) by sintering of the deposited layer or layers; c) a step c) a step for bringing the layer or layers obtained in b) into contact with a second composition comprising a sulphur-containing active material.. .
Commissariat à L'Énergie Atomique Et Aux Énergies Alternatives

Preparation a positive electrode for lithium-sulphur electrochemical battery

The invention relates to a method for the preparation of a positive electrode for a lithium-sulphur battery and which comprises the following steps: a step for impregnation, of a non-woven material made of carbon fibres with a porosity of at least 90% and a mass per unit surface area of at least 10 g/m2, with a first composition comprising at least one electrically-conductive inorganic carbon-containing additive, at least one polymer binder and at least one solvent; a step for drying the non-woven material thus impregnated; a step for bringing the non-woven material into contact with a second composition comprising a sulphur-containing active material.. .
Commissariat à L'Énergie Atomique Et Aux Énergies Alternatives

Lithium ion secondary battery and producing the same

A lithium ion secondary battery includes at least a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution. The negative electrode includes a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode mixture layer.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Negative electrode active material for lithium secondary battery and preparing the same

The present specification relates to a negative electrode active material including an amorphous silicon-based composite represented by sioa (0<a<1); and a carbon coating layer distributed on a surface of the silicon-based composite, and provides a negative electrode active material in which the crystal growth of crystalline silicon in a silicon-based composite prepared by thermal reduction with a metal reducing agent is suppressed in a state where a carbon coating layer is formed, and the ratio of silicon in the composite is high, and a method of preparing the same.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Electrode assembly and rechargeable battery including the same

An electrode assembly including a separator between a positive electrode and a negative electrode. Each of the positive electrode and the negative electrode includes a base member and an active material layer at at least one side of the base member.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Slurry composition for secondary battery negative electrode, negative electrode for secondary battery, and secondary battery

Provided is a slurry composition for a secondary battery negative electrode that has excellent producibility and can suppress cell swelling and an increase in internal resistance in a secondary battery. The slurry composition for a secondary battery negative electrode contains a negative electrode active material, a particulate polymer, and water.
Zeon Corporation

Composite cathode active material, and cathode and lithium battery comprising composite cathode active material

A composite cathode active material, a cathode including the composite cathode active material, and a lithium battery including the cathode are provided. The composite cathode active material includes a core including a lithium metal oxide and a coating layer on the core, wherein the lithium metal oxide includes two or more transition metals including nickel (ni), an amount of ni within one mole of the two or more transition metals included in the lithium metal oxide is about 0.65 mol or greater, the coating layer includes lif, and a resistance of the composite cathode active material is lower than that of the core..
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Battery electrode structure and fabricating the same

A battery electrode structure includes a substrate, a first conductive layer and a plurality of active particles. The substrate has a substrate surface.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Battery pack having improved cell lead fixing structure

Disclosed is a battery pack, which includes a plurality of stacked cells; a board assembly including interconnect circuit boards (icbs) arranged corresponding to cell leads; an icb cover detachably coupled to the board assembly; and a magnet installed at the icb cover and coupled to the icb by a magnetic force thereof with the cell lead being interposed therebetween, wherein the lead is closely fixed to the icb by means of the magnetic force acting between the icb and the magnet.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Power supply device and bus bar for battery cell

A power supply device includes: a bus bar which connects the electrode terminals facing each other. The bus bar includes: a first connection portion which is connected to one of the electrode terminals; a second connection portion which is connected to another of the electrode terminals; a first rising portion which is coupled to the first connection portion through a first bent portion; a second rising portion which is coupled to the second connection portion through a second bent portion, and is disposed in an orientation of crossing the first rising portion; and a middle linking portion which is coupled to the first rising portion through a third bent portion facing the first bent portion, and the second rising portion through a fourth bent portion facing the second bent portion..
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Separator capable of selective ion migration, and secondary battery comprising same

A separator includes a support formed in a grid, and a porous ion migration inhibition layer with which the grid of the support is coated and which has a plurality of pores formed therein, wherein each of the plurality of pores of the porous ion migration inhibition layer is formed to have a size smaller than the size of an electromigration-promoting ion contained in an electrolyte, whereby the electromigration-promoting ion does not pass through the porous ion migration inhibition layer. In addition, potassium is prevented from migrating to the carbon layer, thereby preventing potassium hydroxide from being precipitated even when oxygen is moved to a positive electrode side during charging.
Rekrix Co., Ltd.

Quick-exchange battery assembly, and motor vehicle, in particular motor scooter

Battery assemblies are disclosed. In one embodiment, a battery assembly includes a rechargeable battery having a housing and a circuit formed in the housing.
Ujet Vehicles S.À.r.l.

Cell module

Provided is a battery module having a structure with which dimensional errors of assembly components can be absorbed for reliable locking and assembling. A battery module 1 according to the present invention is configured so that a plurality of battery cells 2 are arranged, and a bus bar 16 conductively connects adjacent external terminals 13a and 13b, and the battery module 1 includes a cell holder 21 interposed between the plurality of battery cells 2 to hold the battery cells 2, and a bus bar holder 6 mounted to the cell holder 21 to hold the bus bar 16.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Battery pack array frames with integrated fastener housings

A battery pack includes a support structure, an array frame including a fastener housing, and a fastener received through the fastener housing for mounting the array frame to the support structure. The array frame may be mounted to the support structure using a top-down approach that includes inserting a fastener through a fastener housing of the array frame..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Ess battery pack case

Disclosed is an energy storage system (ess) battery pack case, which includes a case body having at least two plates assembled to each other by fitting so as to be connected to each other along a circumferential direction thereof to form a hollow therein, the case body having an open top end and an open bottom end; and an upper cover assembly configured to cover the top end of the case body and a lower cover assembly configured to cover the bottom end of the case body.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Rechargeable battery with elastically compliant housing

A rechargeable battery with elastically compliant housing includes a housing and at least one battery cell. The housing includes a pair of substantially rigid end plates and an elastically compliant structure joining the end plates so that the end plates are oriented in respective planes that are substantially parallel to each other and define a gap there between.
Pellion Technologies

Cell module

A cell module including a plurality of flat battery cells to be stacked; and a casing in which the battery cells are accommodated, wherein the casing comprises a container-shaped lower part having an engaging claw on a side wall portion, and an upper part in which the battery cells are disposed between the lower part and the upper part and having an engaging hole with which the engaging claw of the lower part is engaged.. .
Ihi Corporation

Electric power equipment

A battery 20 of power equipment 1 is received in a battery receiving recess 40 of the power equipment. A lower front end of the battery is provided with an engagement portion 136 configured to be engaged by a rib 50 provided in a lower part of the front end of the battery receiving recess.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Laminated battery for serial connection and battery pack

The present invention provides a battery pack that has a plurality of laminated batteries arranged in an array direction. In the plurality of laminated batteries, positive electrode terminals and negative electrode terminals are connected in series, and in the array direction, a distance between the positive and negative electrode terminals that are electrically connected to each other is relatively shorter than a distance between the positive and negative electrode terminals that are not electrically connected to each other..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Solar battery module and manufacturing solar battery module

An object of the present invention is to obtain an easy-to-work solar battery module having high joining strength as well as suppressing an increase in residual thermal stress without increasing the thickness of an interconnector. The solar battery module of the present invention includes a solar battery cell including a semiconductor substrate having pn junction, and a first electrode and a second electrode that are formed on a p-type region and an n-type region of the semiconductor substrate and an interconnector to connect the solar battery cell and an adjacent solar battery cell.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

System and independently controlling relay, using bimetal

The present invention relates to a system and a method for independently controlling a relay using bimetal which allow bimetal to operate based on a signal output from a micro controller unit when current of a predetermined threshold or more flows on a circuit to allow current which flows between a battery and the relay to flow bypassing the bimetal to independently control the relay regardless of whether a circuit pattern is abnormal.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

New generation conductive polymers, manufacturing method thereof, and their applications including electric wires, tapes, and cables, hot surface igniters, electronics devices, 3d printing filaments, and lightweight materials for automobile and aerospace ship

The invention relates to inorganic conductive polymer with a melting point over 1,000° c., based on c, mg, and b, comprising both magnetic and nonmagnetic ions. They form amorphous polymer phase and the electrical resistivity can be varied from 10−6 Ωcm to 1018 Ωcm.

Medium storage box and cash handling device

A medium storage box with an internal storage space for storing a medium includes a frame, that is an inner structural body of the medium storage box, a banknote guide that forms the storage space, and a battery that supplies power to desired configuration elements. The banknote guide is attachable to and removable from the frame.
Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.

Electrode sheet and touch input device

In one embodiment, a touch input device capable of detecting a pressure and a position of a touch on a touch surface is disclosed. The touch input device includes a cover layer of glass, a display panel, and a touch sensor panel fully laminated on the display panel.
Hideep Inc.

Capacitance based accessory connection detection for a battery powered unit

Devices and methods for detecting the plug-in of an accessory device by a host device are provided. A host device includes a power switch coupled between a battery and a processor.
Dish Technologies L.l.c.

Startup control for multi-drop transmitters powered by current limited power supplies

A method of operating process variable transmitters configured for sensing within an industrial processing facility connected in parallel to a current loop that receives power from a common power supply. The transmitters include a power accumulator module including an energy storage device including at least one capacitor or a rechargeable battery and a sensor module including a transceiver coupled to a processor having an associated memory that stores a startup sequencing algorithm.
Honeywell International Inc.

Renewable uav energy via blade rotation

A computer-implemented method includes: monitoring, by a computer device, a charge level of a battery of an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav); determining, by the computer device and based on the monitoring, the charge level is less than a threshold level; docking the uav on a host vehicle; charging the battery using wind-induced rotation of a rotor of the uav while the uav is docked on the host vehicle; determining, by the computer device, the uav is moving away from a destination while the uav is docked on the host vehicle; and undocking the uav from the host vehicle based on the determining the uav is moving away from the destination.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Method and system for performing diagnostics and monitoring a dc subsystem

Disclosed herein are a monitoring system and a method for monitoring and reporting an aggregate system status of a dc subsystem and a battery charger. The monitoring system comprises at least one monitoring-enabled module; an aggregator being in electrical communication with each of the at least one monitoring-enabled module; and an aggregate health status indicator in electrical contact with the aggregator..
Hindle Power, Inc.

Battery aging state calculation method and system

The present disclosure relates to a ups battery aging state calculation method and system, and more specifically, to an aging state calculation method and system of a ups battery for accurately calculating an aging state (i.e., state of health (soh)) of the ups battery itself by repeatedly executing the charge and self-discharge of the ups battery through a switch.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery state-of-health determination using multi-factor normalization

A battery is subjected to a discharge current pulse that is normalized to its capacity. The battery voltage is measured before, during and after the pulse, and various parameters are calculated therefrom.
Cadex Electronics Inc.

Asymmetric battery testing apparatus

An asymmetric battery testing apparatus tests a battery unit. The battery testing apparatus includes a first wire, a second wire, a third wire, and a testing circuit.
Dhc Specialty Corp.

Battery monitoring circuit

A battery monitoring circuit for a portable device driven by a secondary battery that supplies an electric current via a wiring pattern formed on a substrate. The battery monitoring circuit includes: a current measuring circuit that measures a current value of a current that flows in the wiring pattern by monitoring an amount of voltage drop that occurs in a specific section of the wiring pattern; a converter that converts the current value into a digital measured current value; a first storage part that stores data for compensating a variation in a resistance value of the wiring pattern depending on an individual particularity of the substrate; and a calculating part configured to correct the digital measured current value by using the data to calculate a corrected current value and to calculate a remaining capacity or to monitor a state of the secondary battery based on the corrected current value..
Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

Battery module and cell configuration recognition system for id assignment

The present invention relates to a battery module and cell configuration recognition system for id assignment, and more specifically, to a battery module and cell configuration recognition system for id assignment that recognizes the number of battery cells and battery modules connected in series in order to assign an id to a bms and a battery cell of each of the battery modules.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Electricity storage system and estimating characteristic parameter

An electricity storage system includes a plurality of chargeable and dischargeable battery boards, a plurality of pcss connected to the respective battery boards, and charging and discharging the connected batteries, and a battery controller distributing a charging and discharging power value of the entire system as an instruction value to each of the pcss at a constant cycle or at an arbitrary timing. The battery controller gives a charging and discharging instruction for a predefined test charging and discharging to the selected battery board, and distributes, to all the battery boards except the selected battery board, a value obtained by subtracting a charging and discharging power value for the test charging and discharging from a charging and discharging power value for the entire system..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

System for charge-discharge cycler

Disclosed is a system for charge-discharge cycler, particularly to a system for charge-discharge cycler in which a structure of a shunt is improved to improve performance/accuracy of a current control as a key component of an instrument for testing a secondary battery charge-discharge. A system for charge-discharge cycler has the effect of improving the degree of precision/performance of the current control during a charge/discharge inspection of the secondary battery, thereby raising the standard of development/aspect of the secondary battery and developing a charge/discharge performance tester of high performance..
Top Run Energy Solution Co., Ltd.

Apparatus and detecting battery cell failure due to unknown discharge current

Provided is a method for detecting failure of a battery cell due to an unknown discharge current, and the method includes connecting a detector in series between the battery cell and a power supply for supplying a charging power, determining whether the charging of the battery cell progresses by the charging power in excess of a predetermined battery cell specific charging reference time, measuring a current value of the battery cell in real time if the charging of the battery cell progresses in excess of the battery cell specific charging reference time, determining whether the current value of the battery cell measured in real time exceeds a predetermined battery cell specific failure determination reference current range value, and determining a state of the battery cell as a failure state in which an unknown discharge occurs if the current value of the battery cell exceeds the predetermined battery cell specific failure determination reference current range value.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery monitoring system for a vehicle and a method thereof

The present disclosure discloses a battery source monitoring system for a vehicle. The system comprises at least one current sensor configured to detect current flow from one or more accessory devices connected to an auxiliary battery source.
Wipro Limited

Power efficient machine diagnostic monitoring using multiple vibration sensor wireless configuration

A wireless monitoring unit performs condition monitoring associated with a test point location of a host machine. The unit includes a high performance vibration sensor useful for monitoring the host machine for fault conditions and the like.
01db-metravib, Societe Par Actions Simplifiee

Circuitry and techniques for determining swelling of a battery/cell and adaptive charging circuitry and techniques based thereon

Disclosed are methods and systems for measuring and managing swelling of rechargeable batteries in situ. Some implementations involve using capacity fade or state of health of rechargeable batteries to estimate swelling of the rechargeable batteries.
Qnovo Inc.

Enclosed lighting module with switch

A lighting unit in which an electronic assembly is sealed within a watertight package. The electronic assembly has a pcb with a top side to which leds, an on/off switch and electronics are mounted and powered by a battery which may be mounted to the underneath side of the pcb.

Parking lock control device for vehicle

A sbw-ecu includes: a p unreleasable region determination portion configured to determine whether a road surface slope sr at a vehicle position and an output voltage volr of an auxiliary battery fall within a predetermined parking lock unreleasable region or not; and a p release request rejection portion configured to reject a p release request in a case where p release request rejection conditions to are all satisfied, including a fact that the p unreleasable region determination portion determines that the road surface slope sr at the vehicle position and the output voltage volr of the auxiliary battery fall within the parking lock unreleasable region (the p release request rejection condition (c) is satisfied).. .
Denso Corporation

Power supply unit, combination of a power supply unit of this kind with a further functional unit, and heavy road vehicle

A power supply unit, which supplies hydraulic drive motors of a heavy goods vehicle with hydraulic fluid, includes a frame with first connecting elements for operationally fixed mechanical connection to the heavy goods vehicle and second connecting elements for operationally fixed mechanical connection to a further functional unit, a hydraulic pump, which is attached to the frame, can be driven by an assigned electric motor and during operation feeds hydraulic fluid to drive the hydraulic drive motors, and a battery pack, which is attached to the frame and supplies the electric motor with electrical drive power. The hydraulic pump and electric motor are configured in such a way that the hydraulic pump can be operated as a hydraulic motor and the electric motor can be operated as an electric generator..
Goldhofer Ag

Startup control device, lock determination method, and controlling starter motor

A startup control device controls a starter motor. The startup control device includes lock determination circuitry and motor control circuitry.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Bicycle frame with battery mount

A bicycle comprises front and rear wheels, a frame supported on the front and rear wheels and including a frame mount, and a battery including a battery mount engaged with the frame mount. One of the battery mount and the frame mount includes a depression and the other of the battery mount and the frame mount includes a boss positioned in the depression.
Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc.

Vehicle body lower portion structure

The present disclosure provides a vehicle body lower portion structure including: a lower portion framework member, formed in a chamber shape extending in a vehicle body front-and-rear direction, including a guide portion at an inner face of a wall portion structuring the chamber shape, and being disposed at a vehicle body lower side; a battery, installed on a battery frame, and is disposed at a vehicle width direction inner side of the lower portion framework member; and a reinforcing member formed in a chamber shape extending in the vehicle body front-and-rear direction, provided inside a chamber of the lower portion framework member in a state of being supported at the guide portion, and at least a portion of the reinforcing member overlapping with at least one of the battery or the battery frame in a side view seen in a vehicle width direction.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Hybrid vehicle

In a hybrid vehicle including an engine, an electric motor configured to give braking force to the vehicle, a battery configured to exchange electric power with the electric motor, a hydraulic brake configured to give braking force to the vehicle, and an electronic control unit configured to execute regeneration cooperative control such that braking force is given from the engine, the electric motor, and the hydraulic brake to the vehicle based on a driver's brake-on operation, when an open end voltage of the battery is equal to or greater than a first predetermined voltage, the regeneration cooperative control is limited.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Systems and methods for control of transmission and/or prime mover

Disclosed here are inventive systems and methods for a powertrain of an electric vehicle (ev) having a continuously variable transmission (cvt) coupled to an electric drive motor, wherein a control system is configured to control the cvt and/or the drive motor to optimize various efficiencies associated with the ev and/or its subsystems. A control system is configured to operate the ev in an economy mode.
Fallbrook Intellectual Property Company Llc

Control device and control hybrid vehicle

Transmission torque of a shift progress side engagement device is set based on engine power, shift progressing power, and battery power such that mg1 torque and mg2 torque are limited due to the limitation of the battery power when shifting a stepped transmission is suppressed. The stepped transmission is shifted with the transmission torque which takes into account the input-output balance of the respective powers..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Fuel and reagent degradation reduction in hybrid electrical vehicle systems

A hybrid electric vehicle system comprises an internal combustion (ic) engine and an electric engine providing power to a drive shaft of the vehicle. The ic engine receives a fuel from a fuel tank.
Cummins Inc.

Retractable alert system

The present invention is a retractable alert system for emergency vehicles. The alert system is a bar connected by a mechanical hinge to the rear quarter panel of a motor vehicle.

Temperature increasing system for vehicle batteries

A temperature increasing system for vehicle batteries includes a drive motor, first and second batteries, first and second temperature increasing units, and a controller. The drive motor can output a driving force for driving a drive wheel of a vehicle.
Subaru Corporation

Battery water cooling system

A battery water cooling system includes: a housing to enclose an outside of a plate-shaped battery cell; a cell cover to enclose an outside of the housing and one side of the battery cell; and a cooling channel to surface-contact the cell cover on the side that encloses the outside of the housing and is provided with a hollow through which cooling water flows. In particular, the cell cover is provided on the one side of the battery cell and coupled to the same side of the battery cell while maintaining a surface-contact with the side of the battery..
Kia Motors Corporation

Method and system for controlling motors

A method and a system for controlling motors is provided to have a vehicle travel smoothly in such a manner that, when the state of charge of a battery for supplying electric power stored to a plurality of motors included in the vehicle is low, the consumption of the battery is reduced by decreasing the electric power supplied to each of the motors. The method of controlling motors includes: determining a state of charge of a battery storing electric power supplied to each of a plurality of motors; calculating a present current consumption of each of the motors when the state of charge of the battery is equal to or less than a predetermined reference value; and resetting a power supply to each of the motors, based on the present current consumption of each of the motors..
Kia Motors Corporation

Electric vehicle charging pile control system and method considering grid frequency safety

The invention discloses an electric vehicle charging pile control system and method considering grid frequency safety. The electric vehicle charging pile control system comprises a grid single-phase power input port, a voltage transformer, an ad conversion chip, a first data processor and a second data processor connected successively; the first data processor is further connected with a data real-time display device and a gps/beidou signal receiver respectively; the second data processor communicates with an electric vehicle charging pile and an electric vehicle battery pack respectively; and the second data processor is further connected with a man-machine interaction device.
Shandong University

Vehicle and dc-dc converter for a vehicle

A vehicle includes a first battery configured to output power at a first voltage, a second battery configured to output power at a second voltage, and a direct current (dc)-dc converter configured to convert the first voltage of the first battery to the second voltage and supply power at the second voltage to the second battery. The dc-dc converter includes a transformer, at least one switch, at least one rectifying diode, and a snubber circuit.
Korea University Research And Business Foundation

Auxiliary battery status determination device and auxiliary battery status determination method

A sensor of a status determination device detects a magnitude of a terminal voltage of an auxiliary battery provided separately from a driving battery and a magnitude of a current flowing through the auxiliary battery. The driving battery is an electrical power source for a driving motor of a vehicle, and the auxiliary battery is an electrical power source for auxiliary equipment and has an output voltage lower than that of the driving battery.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co. Ltd.

Power generation control device for hybrid vehicle

A power generation control device is provided for a hybrid vehicle that prevents discomfort to an occupant in a traveling scenario in which stops and starts are repeated. The power generation control device includes a power generation controller that selectively carries out series power generation and idle power generation.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Vehicle bottom structure

A vehicle bottom structure includes a floor panel, a battery mounted on the floor panel, a deck board, and an inclined portion. The inclined portion is arranged adjacent to the battery.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electric vehicle thermal management system

An electric vehicle thermal management system and an electric vehicle using the thermal management system, wherein a passenger cabin is heated by the heat dissipated from a battery and /or a motor, and the battery and the electric motor are connected in different cooling paths. Heat is supplied to the passenger cabin by using the heat absorbed by cooling liquid from the battery and/or the motor, so that the electric power of the electric vehicle can be effectively utilized to increase the endurance mileage of the electric vehicle..
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Hybrid power tools

Electrical devices such as tools or tool systems are described which receive electrical power from either a separable battery or an electrical power cord. In certain versions, the tools include both a power cord receptacle and a battery receiving region located along the exterior of the tool housing.
Ridge Tool Company

Sterilizing sheet

A sterilizing sheet is excellent in terms of saving space when a sterilizing operation is being performed, and sterilizing objects of various sizes. This sterilizing sheet is provided with a flexible sheet body, a sheet accommodating body and a handle.
Matsuda Design Ltd.

Battery chassis with stroke limiter design

A battery chassis with stroke limiter (70) for a power toothbrush (10) configured to improve the durability of a power toothbrush (10) and to simplify the assembly process. The battery chassis stroke limiter (70) provides a secure housing for the battery (80), while tolerance compensation leaves (71, 72), and battery hardstops (75, 76, 77) provide for drop mitigation protection and shock protection, as well as vibration mitigation..
Koninklijke Philips N.v.