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Led security light and led security light control device thereof
An led security light includes a power supply unit comprising a first power source, a second power source and a power switching circuitry, wherein the power switching circuitry utilizes a detector to detect an available electric power in the first power source or in the second power source, and operates with the available electric power detected as a criterion to selectively connect an led load to at least one of the first power source and the second power source for performing an illumination mode in responding to signals generated by a light sensing unit, a motion sensor unit, or at least one external control unit. In an exemplar, the first power source is an ac power source or a solar power module, and the second power source is a battery unit or a rechargeable battery module..

Tracking device, apparatus and system
The present invention relates to a tracking system comprising a tracking device. The tracking device in the form of a barrel-shaped unit contains geo-location circuitry and communications circuitry.

Signal sharing between trusted groups of devices
Aspects of the technology described herein identify a trusted group of devices that collaborate to minimize device limitations (e.g., data use, bandwidth, battery life, and the like). Personal assistant services or cloud-based services utilize user data (e.g., web browsing, calendar entries, communication data, social networks, and the like) and device data (e.g., location data, bluetooth beacons, wi-fi, and the like) provided by user devices to identify devices in the trusted group of devices.

Self-powering smart water meter system and method
A fluid or water meter system includes a fluid supply and a receiving center. 20, 30 connected via a supply line 21.

Fast activating video camera with solar supplemented charging

A video camera system is disclosed which provides fast activation time with extended power life. The video camera system initializes the set-up of a processor and an image capture device.

Method and easy switching between wired and wireless headset with convenient charging

An apparatus for easy switching between wired and wireless modes of a headset with convenient charging. The apparatus may include a headset configured with a port that allows for electrically and communicatively connecting to a mobile device via a wire plugged into the port.

Removable casing for an electronic device

There is provided a removable casing for an electronic device, the casing including: a battery for powering the electronic device; a cavity for receiving the electronic device; a pivoting connector extending from the cavity, for interconnecting the electronic device to the battery; the pivoting connector configured to pivot between: a first position in which the connector extends at an angle relative to a rear surface of the casing, thereby allowing the electronic device to be connected to or disconnected from the connector when the electronic device is oriented at said angle to the back surface of the casing; a second position in which the connector is substantially parallel to the rear surface and allowing the electronic device, when connected to the connector, to be substantially parallel to the back surface and received within the cavity. The removable casing may have antimicrobial agents, wireless communication devices, or uv resistant coatings..

A bidirectional power converter

Some embodiments are directed to a three-phase power converter for converting power between a power grid network and a battery that includes a three-phase grid transformer, a three-phase switching converter for coupling to a positive terminal of the battery, a first, second and third series inductors coupled between the three-phase grid transformer and the three-phase switching converter, a control circuit configured for controlling a first, second and third phase differences between first, second and third time-periodical power grid voltage signals provided by the grid transformer and first, second and third converter time-periodical voltage signals provided to the switching converter such that the first, second and third time-periodical power grid voltage signals and first, second and third converter time-periodical currents are in phase. The three-phase grid transformer provides electrical isolation between the power grid network and the battery..

Converter architecture

Implementations described and claimed herein provide systems and methods for supplying voltage to a load and battery. In one implementation, an unregulated dc-to-dc converter is electrically connected to a first energy source to down convert a first voltage supplied by the first energy source.

Electromagnet sre plus

The novelty here is that this sre electromagnet stand-alone unit (does not require an external source of energy to be set in motion—for continuous operation, or for continually producing surplus energy)—utilizing the property of inertia—this invention makes this possible by the displacement of resistant power. By utilizing centrifugal force of one or more weighted spin-wheels—a (single deep grove ball barring casings on each end)—a reduction gearbox, or sprockets.

Power reception device, electronic apparatus, and power supply system

A power reception unit receives power from a power transmission device; a secondary battery stores the power from the power reception unit; and a control unit operates a first functional unit with the power from the secondary battery, supplies the power from the power reception unit to a second functional unit in a case that the secondary battery stores the power from the power reception unit, and stop the supply of the power from the power reception unit to the second functional unit in a case that the secondary battery does not store the power from the power reception unit. It is possible for the embodiment of the present invention to be realized as a power reception device, an electronic apparatus, or a power supply system..

Solid-state lighting system operated with a high dc voltage

An led lighting system comprising a luminaire and an emergency backup system is used to replace a fluorescent or an led lamp normally operated with ac mains. When a line voltage from the ac mains is unavailable, the emergency backup system is automatically started to provide a high dc voltage larger than a minimum operating voltage of the luminaire.

Fast switching back-up power supply system employing rechargeable electrochemical cells

A back-up rechargeable battery supply system comprises communication linkages and a configuration of switches to allow battery back-up power to be provided by cells within a battery unit that are in a ready mode and to by-pass batteries that are in a non-ready mode, or maintenance mode. The unique configuration of switches and communication methods enables the back-up power to be provided very quickly to avoid disruptions in power to a load.

Power storage system and power storage method

A power storage system includes a power generator that generates power by harvesting energy, a storage battery that is charged with a generated power of the power generator and that supplies power to a device, a voltage detector that detects a detected voltage of the storage battery, a primary battery for a backup power supply, a first switch disposed between the primary battery and the storage battery, and a switcher that compares the detected voltage with a predetermined threshold voltage and controls the first switch according to a comparison of the detected voltage and the predetermined threshold voltage. The switcher turns on the first switch to charge the storage battery with the backup power supply from the primary battery when the detected voltage decreases to the predetermined threshold voltage or less..

Seeing aid device having inductive battery charging

The invention relates to a visual aid apparatus (1), in particular an optically or electronically magnifying visual aid apparatus (1), comprising at least one electrical or electronic functional component (2) that consumes electrical energy in at least one operating state, at least one rechargeable electrical energy store (3) that is assigned to the at least one electrical or electronic functional component (2), at least one inductive element (4) that is assigned to the at least one electrical energy store (3) and configured to supply the at least one electrical energy store (3) with electrical energy by way of an inductive interaction with at least one further inductive element (5).. .

Electronic device for changing charging parameter depending on state of battery and control method thereof

Disclosed is an electronic device including a battery, a charging circuit configured to charge the battery, a measurement circuit configured to measure a state of the battery, and a processor configured to be electrically connected with the battery, the charging circuit, and the measurement circuit, to charge the battery using the charging circuit set by a first charging parameter, determine state information corresponding to a state of the battery based on data associated with the state of the battery obtained using the measurement circuit, determine a second charging parameter for reducing loss of a capacity of the battery based on the state information, and charge the battery using the charging circuit set by the second charging parameter.. .

Charge/discharge control circuit and battery apparatus

A charge/discharge control circuit includes a first power supply terminal connected to a first electrode of a secondary battery, and a discharge control output circuit which outputs a discharge control signal to a gate of a discharge control fet which controls discharging of the secondary battery. The discharge control output circuit includes a clamp voltage output circuit which outputs a clamp voltage lower than a voltage of the first power supply terminal to a discharge control terminal to turn on the discharge control fet when the voltage of the first power supply terminal is higher than a prescribed voltage, and a power supply voltage output circuit which outputs the voltage of the first power supply terminal to the discharge control terminal to turn on the discharge control fet when the voltage of the first power supply terminal is equal to or less than the prescribed voltage..

Auxiliary power system

Apparatuses, systems and methods associated with an auxiliary power system design are disclosed herein. In embodiments, an auxiliary power system may be mounted within a vehicle or integrated into a starter battery of the vehicle.

Aerosol-generating systems with overheating prevention

An aerosol-generating system includes an electric heater, a battery and control circuitry. The electric heater is configured to vaporize an aerosol-forming substance.

Method and system for an ac battery

A method and system for ac battery operation. In one embodiment, the method comprises determining, at a battery management unit (bmu) coupled to an ac battery comprising a power converter and a battery that is rechargeable, a bias control voltage that indicates a state of a charge process of the ac battery; and coupling, by a bias control module of the bmu, the bias control voltage to the power converting for communicating the state of the charge process to and from the bmu and the power converter..

Battery management system

A battery management system for use in charging a rechargeable battery is disclosed. The battery management system comprises a controller powered by a first power supply, at least one sensor for providing a sensor signal relating to at least one parameter of the rechargeable battery to the controller, and a data store.

Hybrid battery pack including bi-directional charge regulator

A system for a rechargeable battery pack includes one or more lower voltage cells connectable to a charging circuit via a lower voltage terminal and one or more higher voltage cells electrically coupled in series to the one or more lower voltage cells via a bi-directional charge regulator. A higher voltage terminal is electrically coupled to the one or more higher voltage cells, and a common ground terminal is coupled to the one or more lower voltage cells and to the one or more higher voltage cells..

Semiconductor device

The semiconductor device including first and second transistors configured to provide a first voltage to a first node, the first voltage being a voltage provided from a travel adaptor (ta), a third transistor connected in series with the second transistor and configured to provide a ground voltage to the first node, and a fourth transistor configured to receive a second voltage from a first inductor connected to the first node, and provide the second voltage to a second node as a third voltage for charging a battery connected thereto may be provided.. .

Capacitor-based ups

The present invention generally relates to the field of uninterruptable power supplies (upss) and more specifically, to upss using supercapacitors (also may be referred to as ultracapacitors) and/or other capacitor and/or battery elements. In an embodiment, a ups of the present invention can individually regulate the charging of its capacitive elements to avoid overcharging and/or achieve a more efficient charge state..

Metal-air battery including cathode with air path

Provided is a metal-air battery including a cathode having an air path. The metal-air battery includes a plurality of folded cells stacked in a direction, and each of the folded cells includes: an anode having a u-shape defined by first and second portions separated from and parallel to each other, and a side portion which connects the first and the second portions to each other; an anode protection film arranged on an inner surface of the anode; and a first cathode and a second cathode on the anode protection film, the first cathode and the second cathode arranged facing each other between the first portion and the second portion of the anode.

Lithium air battery

A lithium-air flow battery has minimal cathodic product precipitation, thus extending capacity. The lithium-air flow battery includes a flow electrolyte, flowing proximal to the air cathode, the flow electrolyte having little to no intrinsic lithium ion content.

Air battery and building including the same

An air battery includes a positive electrode using oxygen as a positive electrode active material, a negative electrode containing metal as a negative electrode active material, and a sheet layer interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The positive electrode is formed in a solid state containing an electrolyte for ionizing the metal of the negative electrode and conductive particles.

Battery pack

A battery pack having a heat-radiating structure and a vibration-proof structure is provided. The battery pack includes: a battery block including a plurality of batteries and a battery holder; an exterior case configured to house the battery block; a heat conductive member interposed between a first inner surface of the exterior case and at least one of electrodes of the batteries; and a vibration-proof member interposed between a second inner surface of the exterior case and the battery holder.

Battery system with potting compound

A method for manufacturing a battery system, in which to manufacture, simply and inexpensively, a battery system having improved service life, performance, and safety, in the method battery cells are positioned by at least one mounting grid for positioning battery cells and/or by positioning ribs and/or positioning projections in the interior space of a battery system housing or of a potting mold which are configured for positioning battery cells, and/or by a mounting gripper for positioning battery cells, and at least partly potted with at least one potting compound. Also described are a corresponding battery system and a suitable reactive resin system or a suitable potting compound..

Storage battery transfer support device and storage battery transfer support method

The present invention serves to reduce the costs associated with the overall fife cycle of storage batteries by performing support so that a plurality of batteries are transferred between and used at a plurality of facilities. This storage battery transfer support device comprises; a collection unit that collects battery information representing the status of each battery used at a plurality of facilities; a battery information storage unit that stores the battery information collected by the collection unit; and a deterioration prediction unit that, on the basis of the battery information stored in the battery information storage unit, predicts deterioration of storage batteries that have been transferred between and used at a plurality of facilities..

Method for the treatment of used batteries, in particular rechargeable batteries, and battery processing installation

The invention relates to a method for the treatment of used batteries (10), in particular lithium batteries, containing the steps: comminuting the batteries (10) such that comminuted material (24) is obtained, inactivating the comminuted material (24) such that inactivated comminuted material (42) is obtained, and filling a transport container (46) with the inactivated comminuted material (42). It is provided according to the invention that the inactivation is performed by drying the comminuted material (24) and the comminuted material (24) is dried until an electrolyte content is so low that an electrochemical reaction is not possible..

Rechargeable battery cell and producing and operating a rechargeable battery cell

A rechargeable battery cell includes a cathode, an anode, an electrolyte, and a sensor that is arranged in the rechargeable battery cell. The sensor has at least two sensor electrodes and is accommodated in the rechargeable battery cell without a sheathing at least in sections.

Method for managing a battery according to its state of health

A method for managing a battery according to a state of health of the battery, comprising, prior to using the battery, predetermining a maximum depth of discharge profile according to the state of health of the battery, the profile being dependent on a technology of the battery, on a nominal energy level to be made available each time the battery is discharged, the nominal energy level being substantially constant over a service life of the battery. While using the battery, a maximum depth of discharge of the battery is adjusted at regular intervals, each time the state of health of the battery decreases by a percentage corresponding to an update interval p % that is equal to p/100, that is, for all state of health values (soho that are equal to soho-n×p %, where n is an integer comprised between 0 and 20/p..

Autonomous, modular power generation, storage and distribution apparatus, system and method thereof

An autonomous, modular energy generation, storage and transmission apparatus, system, and method is provided. An apparatus is tube shaped and includes solar and thermionic energy conversion layers, and a battery module.

Battery of modular construction having improved safety properties

A battery of modular construction that stores electrical energy includes a battery housing, a module assembly including at least two battery modules, each with at least one positive and at least one negative electrode, and a pressing means. A method of safety operation of the battery includes equipping the battery with at least one safety means that triggers a reduction in the mechanical pressure exerted onto the battery modules when there is a defect in at least one of the battery modules..

Lead-acid batteries with fast charge acceptance

An improved lead acid battery (lab) battery may provide high charge acceptance and may be suitable for a wide range of applications, including a variety of new applications. The new battery can sustain 67% of the maximum capacity even at a very high charging rate of ioc.

Cable-type secondary battery and manufacturing the same

The present disclosure provides a cable-type secondary battery which includes: at least one inner electrode; a separation layer formed to surround the outer surface of the inner electrode and configured to prevent a short of the electrodes; a sheet-type outer electrode surrounding the separation layer or the inner electrode and formed by spiral winding; and a polymer electrolyte coating layer formed to surround the sheet-type outer electrode, wherein the sheet-type outer electrode is formed by spiral winding to avoid an overlap.. .

Stacked-cell battery

The stacked-cell battery comprises a plurality of stacked unit cells 10 and has a cell region 100 and a collection region 200, the ends of the negative electrode collector layers 1 and positive electrode collector layers 5 on the collection region 200 side having shapes that do not include recesses or raised sections as viewed in the stacking direction, the collection region 200 comprising negative electrode collecting sections 30 that are connected to each of the extensions of the negative electrode collector layers 1 of the plurality of unit cells 10, and electrically connect them, but are not connected to the extensions of the positive electrode collector layers 5, and positive electrode collecting sections 32 that are connected to each of the extensions of the positive electrode collector layers 5 of the plurality of unit cells 10, and electrically connect them, but are not connected to the extensions of the negative electrode collector layers 1.. .

Electrode assembly having high flexibility and battery cell including the same

Wherein t is an average thickness (mm) of the laminated electrode assembly, x is a horizontal length of the electrode assembly, and y is a vertical length of the electrode assembly, and s is a constant of 10 or more, and ln(x/y)≥1.. .

Additives to improve electrolyte performance in lithium ion battery

A lithium ion battery that has a 5 v stabilized manganese cathode and a nonaqueous electrolyte comprising a phosphate additive is described. The lithium ion battery operates with a high voltage cathode (i.e.

Nonaqueous electrolyte solution for secondary batteries and secondary battery provided with same

Provided are a nonaqueous electrolyte solution for a secondary battery, which causes less degradation in charge-discharge characteristic and less increase in internal resistance after storage in temperature load environments, and a secondary battery provided with same. Disclosed is a nonaqueous electrolyte solution for a secondary battery, which is used for a secondary battery, including a component (a) which is at least one phosphorus compound represented by any one of the general formulas (1) to (4), and a component (b) which is at least one phosphoric acid diester salt represented by the general formula (5)..

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer

A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer usable as a member of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery having an excellent cycle characteristic is provided. A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer includes a thermoplastic resin, porosity of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer being not less than 25% and not more than 80%, and a ratio of a displacement amount of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer at tenth loading-unloading cycle to a displacement amount of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer at fiftieth loading-unloading cycle being not less than 100% and less than 115%..

Anode mixture, anode comprising the anode mixture, and all-solid-state lithium ion secondary battery comprising the anode

Provided are an anode mixture configured to provide excellent cycle characteristics when used in an all-solid-state lithium ion secondary battery, an anode containing the anode mixture, and an all-solid-state lithium ion secondary battery containing the anode. Disclosed is an anode mixture for an all-solid-state lithium ion secondary battery, wherein the anode mixture contains an anode active material, a solid electrolyte and an electroconductive material; wherein the anode active material contains at least one active material selected from the group consisting of a metal that is able to form an alloy with li and an oxide of the metal; and wherein a value obtained by dividing, by a bet specific surface area (m2/g) of the solid electrolyte, a volume percentage (%) of the electroconductive material when a volume of the anode mixture is determined as 100 volume %, is 0.09 or more and 1.61 or less..

System and treating the surface of solid electrolytes

Disclosed are electrochemical devices, such as lithium battery electrodes, lithium ion conducting solid state electrolytes, and solid-state lithium metal batteries including these electrodes and solid state electrolytes. In one embodiment, a method for forming an electrochemical device is disclosed in which a precursor electrolyte is heated to remove at least a portion of a resistive surface region of the precursor electrolyte..

System and the formation of facile lithium metal anode interface with a solid state electrolyte

Disclosed are electrochemical devices, such as lithium battery electrodes, lithium ion conducting solid-state electrolytes, and solid-state lithium metal batteries including these electrodes and solid-state electrolytes. In one disclosed method, a solid state electrolyte material including a precursor layer having a first electronic conductivity is provided; and the precursor layer on the solid state electrolyte material is reduced to an interfacial layer having a second electronic conductivity greater than the first electronic conductivity.

Lithium ion secondary battery and producing the same

A lithium ion secondary battery in which the positive electrode active material is predominantly composed of olivine type lithium phosphorus oxide, the positive electrode contains a binder predominantly composed of a resin containing polyamic acid and polyimide, and a carbon material is contained in the positive electrode as a conductive agent. A ratio a/b of a peak intensity a of an aromatic ring to a peak intensity b of an imide ring of the positive electrode by ftir is 0.20 or more..

Fast-charging lithium ion batterie unit

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.

Method for producing all-solid-state lithium ion secondary battery

V=100−(d1/d0)×100  formula (1). .

Anode mixture for all-solid-state lithium ion secondary battery, anode comprising the anode mixture, and all-solid-state lithium ion secondary battery comprising the anode

Disclosed is an anode mixture configured to provide an all-solid-state lithium ion secondary battery being excellent in cycle characteristics when it is used in the battery, an anode including the anode mixture, and an all-solid-state lithium ion secondary battery including the anode. The anode mixture may be an anode mixture for an all-solid-state lithium ion secondary battery, wherein the anode mixture contains an anode active material, a solid electrolyte and an electroconductive material; and wherein a value obtained by multiplying, by a bulk density of the solid electrolyte, a volume percentage (%) of the electroconductive material when a volume of the anode mixture is determined as 100 volume %, is 0.53 or more and 3.0 or less..

Lithium batteries, anodes, and methods of anode fabrication

Prelithiation of a battery anode carried out using controlled lithium metal vapor deposition. Lithium metal can be avoided in the final battery.

Nanoconfined electrolytes and their use in batteries

A nanoconfined metal-containing electrolyte comprising a layer of enclosed nanostructures in which each enclosed nanostructure contains a liquid metal-containing electrolyte, wherein said enclosed nanostructures are in physical contact with each other. Metal-ion batteries containing the nanoconfined electrolyte in contact with an anode and cathode of the battery are also described.

Wearable lithium-sulfur battery and methods of making the same

Lithium sulfur batteries are described, especially ones that are flexible for wearing about an appendage of a wearer. Such batteries have a lithium metal anode, a sulfur cathode comprising sulfur, a conductive carbon, a lithium supertonic solid-state conductor, and a dendritic or hyperbranched polymer binder, an electrolyte layer between the lithium metal anode and the sulfur cathode, and a current collector positioned on the sulfur cathode opposite the electrolyte layer..

Electrode for secondary battery and lithium secondary battery including same

Provided are an electrode for a secondary battery and a manufacturing method thereof. According to the present invention, a secondary battery, which has high capacity and is also able to get an excellent evaluation in a nail penetration test so that stability is ensured, may be manufactured.

Electrolyte for lithium-sulfur battery, and lithium-sulfur battery comprising same

The liquid electrolyte for a lithium-sulfur battery according to the present invention exhibits excellent stability, and may improve a swelling phenomenon by suppressing gas generation during lithium-sulfur battery operation.. .

Coin-type secondary battery, manufacturing method therefor, and charging/discharging coin-type secondary battery

The present invention relates to a coin-type secondary battery and a manufacturing method therefor and, specifically, can provide: a coin-type secondary battery, wherein a solid electrolyte is applied to an anode part, an ion-containing solution comprising sodium, lithium, magnesium and a combination thereof is applied to a cathode part, and the ion-containing solution flows in from the outside of the cathode part; and a manufacturing method therefor.. .

Secondary battery electrode manufacturing device including electrode mixture layer forming mold

Disclosed herein is a secondary battery electrode manufacturing device including a slurry supply unit for supplying a secondary battery electrode mixture slurry, an electrode mixture layer forming mold configured to have a hollow structure having a first open surface and a second open surface, the first open surface and the second open surface being opposite each other, the electrode mixture slurry supplied from the slurry supply unit being injected into a hollow region of the electrode mixture layer forming mold, a drying unit for drying the electrode mixture slurry injected into the hollow region of the electrode mixture layer forming mold, a press for pressing the dried electrode mixture slurry to form an electrode mixture layer sheet, and a mold support unit for supporting the electrode mixture layer forming mold in the state in which the top surface of the mold support unit faces the first open surface of the electrode mixture layer forming mold.. .

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer

The present invention has an object to provide (i) a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator having excellent ion permeability and (ii) an insulating porous layer by which to achieve the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator. The insulating porous layer is a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer containing: a resin a; and a resin b, the resin a and the resin b having therebetween a hansen solubility parameter distance (hsp distance) (ra) of not more than 10 mpa1/2..

Acid-based electrochemical flow battery

The present invention relates to a system and process for the accumulation of electrical energy, the system containing an electrochemical reactor comprising: an electrode compartment comprising molecular hydrogen, an electrode compartment comprising a liquid phase (a), an electrode compartment comprising a liquid phase (b), a catalytic surface comprising an electrocatalyst for the oxidation reaction of hydrogen, a catalytic surface comprising an electrocatalyst for the reduction reaction of water and an ion exchange membrane, wherein electrode compartment and electrode compartment are separated from one another by the catalytic surface, electrode compartment is in turn separated from electrode compartment by the ion exchange membrane and the free end of electrode compartment is in contact with the catalytic surface.. .

Motor vehicle with a fuel cell

The fuel cell system of a motor vehicle has a fuel cell, comprising an anode side and a cathode side, a compressor, which is rotationally connected to a motor and connected by a feed line to the cathode side of the fuel cell, and a turbine, which is connected by an exhaust air line to the cathode side and which furthermore is rotationally connected only to a generator, which is connected at the output side to a second inverter and a low-voltage battery.. .

Battery electrode material of ionised sodium and preparation method thereof

A sodium ion battery electrode material is disclosed, the electrode material including a conductive porous material or a conductive porous composite. A sodium accommodating pore is defined inside the electrode material, effective pore diameter size for sodium ion storage in the sodium accommodating pore is in a range of 0.2-50 nm.

Cathode current collector, preparing the cathode current collector, and battery with the cathode current collector

A cathode current collector includes a plastic film, an adhesive strength enhancement layer, a copper metal layer, and an antioxidant layer. The plastic film includes an upper surface and a lower surface.

Nonaqueous battery

A nonaqueous battery includes a current collector that supports an electrode active material. The current collector includes a first layer, a second layer and a third layer.

Lithium anode-protecting polymer layer for a lithium metal secondary battery and manufacturing method

Provided is lithium secondary battery comprising a cathode, an anode, and an electrolyte or separator-electrolyte assembly disposed between the cathode and the anode, wherein the anode comprises: (a) a foil or coating of lithium or lithium alloy; and (b) a thin layer of a high-elasticity polymer disposed between the foil/coating and the electrolyte (or separator-electrolyte assembly), having a recoverable tensile strain no less than 2%, a lithium ion conductivity no less than 10−6 s/cm at room temperature, and a thickness from 1 nm to 10 μm, wherein the high-elasticity polymer contains a cross-linked network of polymer chains having an ether linkage, nitrile-derived linkage, benzo peroxide-derived linkage, ethylene oxide linkage, propylene oxide linkage, vinyl alcohol linkage, cyano-resin linkage, triacrylate monomer-derived linkage, tetraacrylate monomer-derived linkage, or a combination thereof in the cross-linked network of polymer chains.. .

Lithium secondary battery and conductive assistant used in same

A lithium secondary battery, including: a hydrofluoric acid-containing electrolytic solution; an electrode; and a conductive assistant, in which the conductive assistant (1) contains a substance that is poorly soluble in the hydrofluoric acid-containing electrolytic solution, the substance including one or more kinds selected from transition metal compounds, and (2) contains a substance that is soluble in the hydrofluoric acid-containing electrolytic solution, the substance having a total metal mass of 0 mass % or more and 0.003 mass % or less with respect to a total mass of the electrode; and a conductive assistant, including: a substance that is poorly soluble in a hydrofluoric acid-containing electrolytic solution; and a substance that consumes hydrofluoric acid, the conductive assistant being substantially free, or including 1 mass % or less with respect to a total mass thereof, of a substance that is soluble in the hydrofluoric acid-containing electrolytic solution.. .

Composition for binder for non-aqueous cell electrode, binder for non-aqueous cell electrode, composition for non-aqueous cell electrode, non-aqueous cell electrode, and non-aqueous cell

A binder composition for nonaqueous battery electrodes essentially contains (a) an ethylenically unsaturated monomer and (b) a surfactant, and further satisfies any two or more conditions of the following (i) to (iii): (i) (a) the ethylenically unsaturated monomer includes (a) a phosphoric acid group-containing ethylenically unsaturated monomer; (ii) (b) the surfactant comprises (b) a phosphoric acid group-containing surfactant; and (iii) the composition including (c) a neutralizing agent containing an alkali metal compound and/or an alkali earth metal compound.. .

Rechargeable alkaline battery using organic materials as negative electrodes

An energy storage device may provide a positive electrode, an electrolyte, and a negative electrode. The energy storage device may utilize an aqueous alkaline electrolyte, which may be nonflammable.

Negative electrode for secondary battery, electrode assembly comprising same, and secondary battery

The present invention relates to a negative electrode for a secondary battery, an electrode assembly comprising same, and a secondary battery comprising the electrode assembly, the negative electrode comprising: a current collector; and a negative electrode active material layer on one or more sides of the current collector, wherein the negative electrode active material layer comprises an amphiphilic polymer and a negative electrode active material having graphite on which an amorphous carbon coating layer is formed.. .

Method for preparing cathode material for lithium primary battery, cathode material for lithium primary battery, and lithium primary battery

A method for preparing cathode material for a lithium primary battery includes an active cathode material and an active anode material. The active cathode material is manganese dioxide, and the active anode material is either one of lithium metal and lithium alloy.

Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

The present invention provides a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode having a negative active material, and a non-aqueous electrolyte, characterized in that the negative active material contains composite particle (c), which has silicon-containing particle (a) and electronic conductive additive (b), the silicon-containing particle (a) has a content of carbon, and when measured at a temperature rising rate of 10±2° c./min by thermogravimetry, said composite particle (c) exhibits two stages of weight loss in the range of 30 to 1000° c.. .

Lithium-ion rechargeable battery negative electrode active material and preparation method thereof, lithium-ion rechargeable battery negative electrode plate, and lithium-ion rechargeable battery

A lithium-ion rechargeable battery negative electrode active material and a preparation method thereof, a lithium-ion rechargeable battery negative electrode plate, and a lithium-ion rechargeable battery are disclosed. The negative electrode active material includes a carbon core and a coating layer formed on a surface of the carbon core, a material of the coating layer includes amorphous carbon and a doping element, and the doping element includes element nitrogen.

Carboxylic acids as surface modifier for improved electrode

The present invention provides novel and inexpensive compositions including carboxylic acids as an efficient surface-modifying agent for a silicon-based electrode, useful in constructing a novel lithium ion secondary battery.. .

Carbon-silicon composite material, negative electrode, secondary battery, and carbon-silicon composite material producing method

The present invention provides a carbon-silicon composite material suitable (e.g., high capacity; small irreversible capacity; long cycle life) to be used as a negative electrode material for battery. The carbon-silicon composite material comprises a carbon black and a silicon particle, wherein the carbon black and the silicon particle are bound via a resin thermolysis product..

Lithium-sulfur secondary battery

A lithium-sulfur secondary battery includes a cathode current collector and a cathode electrode on the cathode current collector. The cathode electrode includes a porous carbon interlayer electrode including a plurality of carbon fibers, metal sulfide catalyst particles dispersed and positioned on the porous carbon interlayer electrode, and sulfur-based active material particles dispersed on the porous carbon interlayer electrode to be attached thereto and including sulfur..

Anode having double-protection layer formed thereon for lithium secondary battery, and lithium secondary battery comprising same

The present invention relates to a negative electrode for a lithium secondary battery having a double protective layer formed therein, and in particular, to a negative electrode for a lithium secondary battery having a polymer protective layer and a carbon-based protective layer formed therein, and a lithium secondary battery including the same. The lithium secondary battery including the negative electrode according to the present invention is capable of enhancing battery performance and exhibiting stable performance by forming a stable lithium fluoride (lif) layer and thereby preventing a loss of a solid electrolyte interface (sei) layer.

Electrode for lithium-ion cell, lithium-ion cell, and manufacturing electrode for lithium-ion cell

The present invention aims to provide an electrode for lithium ion batteries which exhibits excellent electrical conductivity even if its thickness is large. The electrode for lithium ion batteries of the present invention includes a first main surface to be located adjacent to a separator of a lithium ion battery and a second main surface to be located adjacent to a current collector of the lithium ion battery.

Metal oxide nanofiber electrode and method

A nanofiber based micro-structured material including metal fibers with metal oxide coatings and methods are shown. In one example, nanofiber based micro-structured material is used as an electrode in a battery, such as a lithium ion battery, where the nanofibers of micro-structured material form a nanofiber cloth with free-standing, core-shell structure..

Method for producing all-solid-state lithium ion secondary battery

V=100−(d1/d0)×100   formula (1). .

Method for producing electrode and producing battery

According to one embodiment, a method for producing an electrode, includes applying tensile force. The electrode includes a strip current collector, a current collector exposed portion, and an active material-containing layer.

Method for preparing cathode slurry of lithium ion battery

A method for preparing cathode slurry of a lithium ion battery, includes: providing an cathode active substance; providing a conductive agent including carbon nanomaterials, agitating and dispersing the conductive agent in a dispersant to obtain a conductive agent suspension; providing a glue solution and dividing the glue solution into three parts; premixing and agitating the conductive agent suspension and a first part of the glue solution with the cathode active substance, to obtain a primary slurry; mixing and agitating a second part of the glue solution in the primary slurry, to obtain a secondary slurry; and mixing and agitating a third part of the glue solution in the secondary slurry, to obtain an cathode slurry of a lithium ion battery.. .

Terminal arrangement for an energy storage device

A battery pack includes a two-dimensional or three-dimensional array of battery cells, each cell having a polygonal (i.e, rectangular) shape and a “three side-and-one side” terminal configuration. In some embodiments, the terminal configuration allows the cells to be electrically connected in any configuration, series, parallel, or series parallel simply by changing the orientation of the cell relative to adjacent cells and applying pressure to maintain contact.

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer

The present invention improves productivity of production of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery. A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention is a constituent member of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery laminated separator, includes a thermoplastic resin, has a porosity of 25% to 80%, and has a peeling strength of above 0 n/m to 2.0 n/m when press-bonded to a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery electrode at 25° c.

Nonaqueous elctrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer

The present invention provides a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer having an excellent withstand voltage property and an excellent leakage resistance characteristic. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer having a trabecular structure including voids, which trabecular structure has an anisotropy value of 1.30 to 2.10, the anisotropy value being calculated from a three-dimensional image showing a void part and a solid content part on respective two gradation levels, the three-dimensional image being prepared by analyzing images of cross sections obtained by making observation at intervals of 20 nm in a thickness direction from a surface of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer with use of a fib-sem having a magnification of 6500 times..

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer

The present invention provides a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer having an excellent charge resistance characteristic. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer has a fractal dimension of 2.42 to 2.60, the fractal dimension being calculated from a three-dimensional image showing a void part and a porous layer part on respective two gradation levels, the three-dimensional image being prepared by analyzing images of cross sections obtained by making observation at intervals of 20 nm in a thickness direction from a surface of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer by fib-sem measurement at a magnification of 6500 times..

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer

A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer having which is excellent in heat resistance and oxidation resistance in a battery is realized. A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery insulating porous layer includes aromatic polyester containing (a) a unit derived from aromatic hydroxycarboxylic acid, (b) a unit derived from aromatic dicarboxylic acid, (c) a unit derived from aromatic amine, selected from aromatic diamine and aromatic amine containing a hydroxyl group, and (d) a unit derived from aromatic diol, in respective predetermined ratios..

Coating material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

Realized is a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery coating material which is excellent in storage property, solution sending property, and coating property. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery coating material has a first value and a second value which fall within respective given ranges, the first value being obtained by dividing a viscosity of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery coating material at a shear rate of 0.1 sec−1 by a viscosity of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery coating material at a shear rate of 100 sec−1, the second value being obtained by dividing the viscosity of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery coating material at the shear rate of 0.1 sec−1 by a viscosity of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery coating material at a shear rate of 10,000 sec−1..

Ion conductive inks and solutions for additive manufacturing of lithium microbatteries

A separator made of ion conductive ink is produced by additive manufacturing. A micro-battery is produced with the separator made of ion conductive ink located between the battery's anode and cathode.

Cylindrical lithium-ion cell

A cylindrical lithium ion battery in which an electrode group formed by winding a positive electrode and a negative electrode is housed in a battery case is disclosed. A sealing plate seals an opening of the battery case.

Tray for storing battery cells including a pressing device

The present disclosure provides a tray for storing battery cells, in which a plurality of storage plates having at least one battery cell stored therein are loaded by being stacked in one direction, the tray including a pressing device configured to press one end portion or both end portions of the storage plates with respect to a direction in which the storage plates are stacked in the tray so that the battery cells are stored in the storage plate without clearance from the storage plate.. .

Battery wiring module

When a cover of a battery module is to be closed, a wire may get caught between a wall of a housing and the cover. Large covers that have a rectangular plate shape are coupled to the upper end of an outer peripheral wall portion, using hinges.

Cartridge for secondary batteries, and battery module including the cartridge

A cartridge for secondary batteries, according to the present disclosure, includes a main frame including at least four unit frames connected to each other at ends thereof to provide a cavity inside the four unit frames, wherein at least some of the unit frames have openings penetrating therethrough in a horizontal direction and two or more main frames are configured to be vertically stackable on one another, an upper cooling plate having a plate shape, including an upper bonding portion serving as edges and boned to the main frame, and arranged to cover the cavity, and a lower cooling plate having a plate shape, including a lower bonding portion serving as edges and boned to the main frame, and spaced apart from the upper cooling plate by a predetermined distance to face the upper cooling plate and generating a cooling channel between the upper and lower cooling plates.. .

Electronic apparatus

An electronic apparatus includes a terminal body, a battery cover detachable from the terminal body, and a connection member connecting the terminal body to the battery cover. The terminal body includes a first body portion and a second body portion, and a thickness of the first body portion is formed to be greater than a thickness of the second body portion.

Sealing body for cylindrical batteries, and cylindrical battery using same

A sealing body for cylindrical batteries includes a clad material that has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The clad material includes a first metal layer made of a first metal on the first surface side, and a second metal layer made of a second metal on the second surface side.

Packaging film for battery and manufacturing method thereof

The invention discloses a packaging film for a battery. The packaging film for the battery comprises an electrolyte-resistant layer, a protective layer, and a high-rigidity material layer.

Deep format pouch for battery cell

A pouch cell includes a generally rectangular cell housing formed of a metal laminated film that includes a box portion and a lid portion that is formed separately from the box portion. The active material including the electrode and an electrolyte is placed into the box portion and the lid portion is welded to the box portion.

An apparatus comprising battery cells and a assembling

An apparatus (101, 101b, 101c, 101d, 101e), an electrical system (706), a vehicle (701) and a method (800) are disclosed. The apparatus (101) comprises a plurality of battery cells (102), each of the battery cells (102) comprising a layer of positive electrode material (103), a layer of electrolyte material (104) and a layer of negative electrode material (105).

Battery pack and producing battery pack

A battery pack includes a cell group, a bus bar and a terminal member. The cell group includes a plurality of unit cells stacked in a thickness direction.

Fuse unit and manufacturing fuse unit

The present invention provides a fuse unit, which reduces the number of components of a bus bar and eliminates alignment of tuning fork terminals, and a method of manufacturing the fuse unit. Disclosed is a method of manufacturing a fuse unit, which includes a bus bar including a battery terminal, a fuse connection terminal, and an external connection terminal and is manufactured by integrating the bus bar and a resin covering body by insert molding.

Switch device, electronic component, and battery system

A switch device capable of safely opening an electrical circuit in response to an abnormality such as wetting with water or liquid leaking from a battery. The device includes a first conductor connected to an external circuit and having a relatively high ionization tendency, and a second conductor arranged close to the first conductor and having a relatively low ionization tendency which is lower than that of the first conductor, a reaction part which electrically corrodes the first conductor is formed by a liquid between the first and second conductors..

Shared vehicle positioning method and apparatus, and terminal device

Described is a shared vehicle positioning method and apparatus, and a terminal device. The positioning method comprises: detecting if there is a locking action of a current shared vehicle; if yes, acquiring current position information of a terminal device using the current shared vehicle; and uploading the current position information to a server so that the server determines a locking position of the current shared vehicle based on the current position information.

Network-connected cap for a container

Network-connected (i.e., “smart”) containers are described herein that include an electronic display on which personalized information can be presented. For example, the electronic display (and other necessary components, such as memory, processors, and communication modules) can be integrated into the cap or the body of a container, which holds a skin care product (e.g., a medication or a personal care product, such as a cosmetic) that is applied by the user as part of a skin care regimen.

Security device for integration into a security system

This invention relates to an apparatus and retrofit method for integrating a safe into a security system, said apparatus comprising a wireless transmitter that transmits the condition of the safe to the receiver of a security system. The apparatus comprises at least one battery-operated transmitter in wireless communication with at least one receiver through an antenna concealed on the exterior surface of the safe and sensors connected to the transmitter.

Electronic aircraft data capture for refueling

A battery-powered, mobile device unit that is used to record arrival fuel amounts on an aircraft as well as the departure fuel amounts loaded on the aircraft and needed to safely fly the aircraft to its next destination. The mobile device unit gathers and records other information about the aircraft, fueling equipment and the person performing the fueling operation.

Fleet management system including cloud server for determining vehicle and battery utilization and related methods

A fleet management system for vehicles and batteries at a geographical location may include vehicle identification devices each associated with a corresponding vehicle at the geographical location. The system may also include wireless battery monitors at the geographical location associated with the batteries.

Apparatus and monitoring vehicle on/off state

The presence of a powered can bus is a good indicator of whether an aftermarket telematics device powered by a vehicle obd port should enter a low-power mode to prevent unwanted battery drain, as the vehicle will remove power from the can bus when it determines the vehicle is not in use. Circuitry in the telematics device monitors the voltage on the can bus wires of the obd port to determine whether the can voltage is above or below some threshold, such as 1v.

Reducing resource consumption by blocking a function associated with an asynchronous procedure call

Some computing devices have limited resources such as, for example, battery power. When a user ceases to interact with an application, execution of the application can be moved to background and the application can be paused.

Miniature user-powered lighting device, system and using same

A miniature, self-powered, user-powered lighting device, employing mechanical energy storage and incorporating miniature lighting elements which are illuminated on-demand for a limited duration for backlighting or illumination purposes without the need for a battery or other electro-chemical storage device. The device comprising a manual spring loading mechanism, a spiral spring, a manual trigger mechanism, a transmission for increasing the rotational speed, a miniature generator, and at least one light source..

Compact apparatus and system for a battery tester

A battery tester housing unit comprising a face plate wherein said face plate faces forwardly and extends in a transverse direction to terminate at a lateral edge, a back plate wherein said back plate faces backwardly and is parallel to said face plate; a surrounding wall which surrounds a peripheral of said base plate and said back plate; a digital display in rectangular shape located on said face plate located on a first end of the face plate; a battery holder apparatus in half cylindrical opening having a positive end and a negative end; said battery holder apparatus is located on a second end of said face plate wherein said second end is located opposite to said first end on said face plate; a first button located in proximity to said digital display; a second button located in proximity to said display and said first button; a third button, a fourth button, a fifth button and a sixth button located in proximity to said battery holder apparatus.. .

Apparatus for estimating battery degradation state, system including the same, and method thereof

An apparatus for estimating a battery degradation state, a system including the same, and a method thereof are provided. The battery degradation state estimation system includes a battery degradation state estimation apparatus, implemented by a processor, that estimates a battery degradation state by using a correction coefficient calculated from a difference between a first open circuit voltage (ocv), calculated from battery state information, and a second open circuit voltage (ocv_i), acquired based on a change amount of a battery state of charge (soc) determined by current integration, and a memory device that stores the first open circuit voltage (ocv), the second open circuit voltage (ocv_i), and the correction coefficient..

Charging/discharging current estimation device

A current estimation device according to an embodiment of the present disclosure is a device for estimating a charging/discharging current of a battery pack and includes: a shunt resistor connected between a first node and a second node on a charging/discharging path of the battery pack; a shunt capacitor connected between the first node and the second node; a voltage measuring unit connected between the first node and the second node to measure a voltage applied to the shunt resistor; and a current estimating unit configured to estimate the charging/discharging current of the battery pack by using the voltage measured by the voltage measuring unit.. .

Torch

The invention concerns a torch (10) which has a rechargeable electric battery (18), at least one led (30), an energy receiver device (16) for receiving energy from a charging station (24), circuitry for charging the battery from the energy receiver device, circuitry for supplying electric current from the battery to the led to drive the led, and a user-operable switching device (14) for controlling the supply of current from the battery to the led. In accordance with the invention, the battery, the led, the circuitry for charging the battery, the circuitry for supplying electric current from the battery to the led and the switching device are all embedded in a unitary body of polymer material, the led being arranged to emit light through the polymer material..

Electric fan-type power generating device with low energy consumption

An electric fan-type power generating device with low energy consumption includes a housing receiving an electric motor connected to a first fan. A generator is mounted in the housing and is connected to a second fan.

Electronic ignition system for an internal combustion engine

An electronic ignition system for an internal combustion engine. The system includes a coil having a primary winding with a first terminal and a second terminal and a secondary winding connected to a spark plug.

Electric starting system for an internal combustion engine

An electric starting system for an internal combustion engine is provided. The starting system includes a rechargeable battery, a battery receiver, and a starter motor.

Dual battery device

A dual battery device is provided, which is a rechargeable battery. The dual battery device includes an energy battery and a power battery which are connected in parallel to supply the required electricity to a load by using the principle of an electric potential difference.

Control vehicle, and control vehicle

The electronic control unit determines whether or not an battery state of charge is equal to or above a first state of charge, and determines, based on the result of a determination, whether or not to allow a next automatic stop of an engine while the engine is driven by automatic restart after each automatic stop of the engine. The electronic control unit allows the next automatic stop of the engine when determining that the battery state of charge is equal to or above the first state of charge, and prohibits automatic stop of the engine until the vehicle starts traveling, when determining that the battery state of charge is less than the first state of charge..

Apparatus and controlling start sequence of engine for vehicle

An apparatus for controlling a start sequence of an engine for a vehicle may include an engine, a motor configured to start the engine, a main switch configured to connect power to the motor or interrupt the power to be supplied to the motor, a main battery configured to supply the power to the motor through the main switch, a converter configured to step up a voltage of the motor by boosting reverse power through a reverse control operation, an auxiliary battery configured to supply the reverse power, and a converter controller configured to perform a pre-charging operation for a predetermined time through the reverse control operation when an ignition-on signal is inputted, and close the main switch when the pre-charging operation is completed.. .

Modular electronic deadbolt systems

A modular electronic deadbolt includes a bolt module having a first housing defining a first longitudinal axis, a motor disposed in the first housing, and a deadbolt configured to be linearly moveable in relation to the first housing along the first longitudinal axis by the motor. The modular electronic deadbolt also includes a battery module configured to be operatively coupled to the bolt module.

No-fail smart lock

A battery powered smart lock comprising a locking mechanism with an interface element for entry of an unlocking code for controlling the locking mechanism, the interface element being in an electrical circuit with the battery which provides power for the operation of the interface element and unlatching operation of the locking mechanism. The smart lock further comprises a mechanically operated dynamo in an electrical circuit with the interface element wherein the dynamo is externally mechanically operated to provide sufficient electrical energy to power operation of the interface element and unlatching operation of the locking mechanism, in the event that the battery becomes incapable of providing a requisite power operation to unlatch the locking mechanism..

Method for preparing a na3v2(po4)2f3 particulate material

A method for preparing a na3v2(po4)2f3 material, including at least the steps: a) reducing the vanadium oxide, v2o5, under a reducing atmosphere in the absence of elementary carbon and in the presence of at least one phosphate anion precursor in order to form vanadium phosphate, vpo4; and b) exposing, under an inert atmosphere, a mixture of the vpo4 material obtained in step a) with an effective amount of sodium fluoride, naf, and at least one hydrocarbon- and oxygen-containing compound which is a source of elementary carbon, to temperature conditions that are favourable for calcining said mixture so as to form said na3v2(po4)2f3 compound. Also, a related electrode material, an electrode and a secondary sodium battery using the presented material..

Regenerative power capture system for endless track escalators and moving walkways

Power is recovered from an escalator or a moving walkway as the step orbits an endless track on rollers. A generator is connected to a roller orbiting the track.

Electric vehicle and active safety control system and method thereof

The present disclosure discloses an electric vehicle and an active safety control system and method thereof. The system includes: a wheel speed detection module configured to detect a wheel speed to generate a wheel speed signal; a steering wheel rotation angle sensor and a yaw rate sensor module, configured to detect state information of the electric vehicle; a motor controller; and an active safety controller configured to receive the wheel speed signal and state information, obtain state information of a battery pack and state information of four motors, obtain a first side slip signal or a second side slip signal according to the wheel speed signal, the state information, the battery pack and the four motors, and according to the first side slip signal or the second side slip signal, control four hydraulic brakes of the electric vehicle and control the four motors by using the motor controller..

Radio frequency control system for power running boards

A control system incorporated with a power running board assembly. In particular, incorporating a radio frequency control system for a retractable power running board assembly to move the assembly between a stowed or retracted position and a deployed or extended position.

Systems and methods to improve performance of an electric vehicle

A method of controlling an electric vehicle operating on a route includes receiving at a first time, at a control unit of the electric vehicle, data indicative of a condition of a stretch of the route that the electric vehicle will traverse at a second time later than the first time. The method further includes varying a cooling of a battery system of the electric vehicle, using the control unit, based on the received data..

Solar panel power point tracker integrated with vehicle electrical system

A voltage quality module (vqm) function and a solar power generation function are integrated by sharing a single voltage converter (vc) within the electrical system of an automotive vehicle with an electric-start internal combustion engine. The cost of adding solar power generating capabilities to vehicles, the packaging complexities of the systems, and the number of added components are all decreased.

Optimizing regenerative braking efficiency in a hybrid vehicle

An autonomous or semi-autonomous vehicle is provided that is capable of braking itself without a driver depressing the brake pedal. The vehicle has a powertrain that includes an engine, a transmission, and a motor with a connected battery to provide regenerative braking capabilities.

System and maintaining high voltage battery charging with detected auxiliary battery fault

A system using a computer to be configured to perform particular actions by virtue of having software, firmware, hardware, or a combination installed. One aspect includes a system, programmed to receive a fault signal from an auxiliary battery sensor.

Control apparatus and control hybrid vehicle

A control apparatus sets an upper limit guard value to a base value when the mg provides torque assist to thereby limit the command value for the mg. Then, the control apparatus limits the command value for the mg using the upper limit guard value to limit the output of the mg.

Articulated bus

Provided is an articulated bus including a front vehicle including a steering wheel and a rear wheel positioned on a rear side of the steering wheel in a front-rear direction of a vehicle, a rear vehicle disposed on a rear side of the front vehicle in the front-rear direction of the vehicle and mounted with an engine, an articulating portion that swingably connects the front vehicle and the rear vehicle to each other, and a hybrid system including an electric generator that functions as an electric motor and a generator, and an hv battery that stores electric energy generated by the electric generator and supplies electric energy to the electric generator, in which the hv battery is disposed on a roof of the front vehicle.. .

Vehicle wheel supporting rolling bearing unit

A vehicle wheel supporting rolling bearing unit includes a bearing part having a stationary side bearing ring member which is supported and fixed to a suspension device and non-rotatable in a use state and a rotation side bearing ring member which is coupled and fixed to a vehicle wheel and rotate together with the vehicle wheel, an electric generator which generates electric power to be supplied to a sensor provided on the vehicle wheel, a battery which stores the electric power generated by the electric generator, and a wireless communication device which wirelessly communicates an output signal of the sensor with an electronic equipment arranged on a vehicle body side. The stator is supported and fixed to the stationary side bearing ring member, and the rotor, the battery and the wireless communication device are supported and fixed to the rotation side bearing ring member..

Air tool monitoring apparatus, air tool incorporating same, system for monitoring multiple air tools equipped with same, and methods of using same

An air tool monitoring apparatus includes a housing having a hollow chamber formed therein, and also having an inlet and an outlet formed therein, each of the inlet and an outlet in communication with the chamber. The apparatus also includes first and second sensors for sensing condition indicative of tool usage and wear, a battery disposed in the housing, a generator for recharging the battery, and a microprocessor operatively connected to the housing and including a timer, a memory storage module, and a unique identifier.

Portable rolling shredder unit

A portable shredder unit that includes a lightweight housing with a large interior cavity divided into a battery storage cavity and a collection cavity. Mounted on lid of the housing is a high capacity paper shredder component.

Wearable measuring sports training

Wearable apparatuses and methods for using reinforced neurofeedback for sports training are disclosed. Embodiments of such wearable apparatuses are configured to be worn at or near a user's joint to monitor the joint position.

Adaptive self-testing and stress analysis of medical devices

An improved self-testing method is described which is incorporated into a defibrillator. The method performs a self-testing protocol which operates on a first frequency until a threshold condition is reached.

Apparatus and providing emergency cpr functionality on a patient support surface

Emergency cpr systems for patient support systems utilizing backup battery power. For example, an emergency cpr switch attached to a hospital bed provided with a patient support platform having a portion that is pivoted between a flat position and an inclined position by a motor powered by a battery during emergency usage.

Portable hypo/hyperthermia unit

A portable heating/cooling device for clinical hypo/hyperthermia with cuffs especially designed for arterial cooling/heating for raising or lowering the body temperature of a patient is operable by battery power or a wide range of available external power, and is usable in the field or in medical transport where such external power sources are not available. The small size, weight, and robust nature of the device allows it to be transported with the patient without the need for additional conveying devices..

Methods and apparatuses for seizure monitoring

Methods and systems are described for detecting and classifying seizure-related events. In some embodiments, the methods and systems herein may include adjustment of one or more threshold settings used for seizure detection in order to improve sensitivity and/or battery performance of a mobile emg detection unit..

Handheld vacuum cleaner

A handheld vacuum cleaner, mainly comprising a main body and a dust collection accessory, wherein the main body comprises a housing (3) and a dust cup (8), a dust collection pipe (1) is provided on the dust cup, a motor (2), a battery pack (7) and a handle (6) are provided above the dust cup, a cyclone filter (81) is provided within the dust cup, an inlet filter sponge component (9) and an inlet strainer component (10) provided around the periphery of the inlet filter sponge component are arranged within the cyclone filter, a dust cup base cover (85) is provided at the bottom of the dust cup, an opening (851) is provided on the dust cup base cover, and the inlet filter sponge component is directly mounted or removed at the bottom of a dust cup. An inlet filter sponge component of the present invention can be directly withdrawn from the bottom of a dust cup so that a user does not need to disassemble a dust cup when replacing and cleaning, which effectively ensures the performance of a motor and improves user's convenience to the maximum extent as well..

Battery powered hair dryer

A cordless, rechargeable battery powered hair dryer having the handle of the hair dryer foldable against the body of the hair dryer for efficient storage, and air filter, battery charger and power cord.. .

Vaporizer having induction heating and methods of using same

A vaporizer, including a removable panel; and a main body assembly such that the removable panel is removably attached to the main body assembly, wherein the main body assembly is further comprised of; a crucible/pan assembly such that a material to be vaporized is located within the crucible/pan assembly, an induction heater such that the induction heater is located adjacent to the crucible/pan assembly for induction heating of the crucible/pan assembly which in turn vaporizes the material to be vaporized located within the crucible/pan assembly, a removable battery assembly located adjacent to the induction heater, an electronics assembly operatively connected to the battery and the induction heater, and an interchangeable mouthpiece assembly operatively attached to the crucible/pan assembly for allowing vapors from the material to be vaporized to be inhaled by an end user.. .

Electronic pipe with modified heat source

An electronic pipe includes a pipe section comprising an outer shell with a coil placed around and along the inside surface of the shell. The pipe section also may include a connector element coupled to a connector element on a battery section, with both connector elements structured to transmit an electric current from the battery to the coil.

Surgical tool

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

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System and switching on wireless tool only when the location frequencies are detected

A power management method and system for switching on a wireless tool when location frequencies are detected, and subsequently invoking a low-powered hibernation mode when location frequencies are not detected. The method and system include a wireless tool configured to emit a mixed electromagnetic frequency signal, and a processor configured to acquire a mixed signal and determine a voltage, set the wireless tool to a hibernation mode when the voltage is below a predetermined amount, and set the wireless tool to an active mode and apply an algorithm to calculate the location and orientation of the wireless tool when the voltage is above the predetermined amount.

Device and battery management in a cellular network

Techniques for managing battery powered devices in a cellular network are described herein. In some instances, a receiving device, such as a data collector, may receive transmissions from a network endpoint, such as a utility meter.

Magnetic camera coupling system

A camera system including an integrated coupling system configured to releasable couple the camera system with a user head accessory such as a pair of glasses, a hat, a headband, an item of jewelry, etc. The camera module may have an outer dimension smaller than three cubic inches and may further include a data coupler, battery, lens, image sensor, circuit board, and microphone.

Low power, centralized data collection

The systems and methods described herein are directed to techniques for improving battery life performance of end devices in resource monitoring systems which transmit data using low-power, wide area network (lpwan) technologies. Further, the techniques include providing sensor interfaces in the end devices configured to communicate with multiple types of metrology sensors.

Apparatus and methods for reducing inductor ringing of a voltage converter

Apparatus and methods for reducing inductor ringing of a voltage converter are provided. In certain configurations, a voltage converter includes an inductor connected between a first node and a second node, a plurality of switches, and a bypass circuit having an activated state and a deactivated state.

Modular solar battery

Described herein are apparatuses, systems, and methods for a modular solar battery (msb). The msb may include a solar shell that includes a solar cell, a rechargeable battery that is charged by the solar cell, and control circuitry coupled to the solar cell and/or the rechargeable battery.

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.

Resonance converter for wireless charger and implementing the same

Provided is a resonance converter for a wireless charger, which includes a full bridge inverter connected to an input power source that supplies an input voltage and having first to fourth switches, a resonance tank having a plurality of resonators composed of capacitors and coils connected in series and configured to receive the input voltage from the full bridge inverter and perform voltage conversion in an inductive power transfer manner among the plurality of resonators, and a rectification bridge configured to rectify an output voltage sent from the resonance tank and transfer the rectified output voltage to a battery.. .

System and photonic charging of mobile devices

A system for providing photonic battery charging that includes: a narrow beam light control module that selectively controls at least one narrow beam light emitter; the at least one narrow beam light emitter configured to emit a focused narrow beam of light to a corresponding charging zone, the focused narrow beam of light having a frequency within a predetermined frequency range; and at least one indicator that displays a visual indication of a location of the corresponding charging zone.. .

Charging system and charging terminal and terminal

A charging system for a terminal, a charge method, and a terminal are provided. The charging system includes a power adapter and the terminal.

Managing peak power consumption for distributed assets

Methods, systems, and computer program products for managing peak power consumption for distributed assets are provided herein. A computer-implemented method includes segmenting the multiple distributed assets into groups based on energy demand behavior attributed to each of the assets and user-level constraints, wherein each of the assets is associated with one or more users, and wherein each of the users is associated with one or more organizations of the hierarchy, determining group-level constraints for each of the groups based on correlating the energy demand behavior across the users of the groups, generating a distinct battery charging schedule for each of the groups based on the determined group-level constraints, user-level objectives and organization-level objectives, and outputting the generated battery charging schedule to each of the multiple distributed assets within the hierarchy..

Battery pack charge control device and method

The present invention relates to a battery pack charging control device that wakes up a micro control unit (mcu) in operation in a sleep mode, while a battery pack is in a constant voltage charged state, the battery pack charging control device including an analog front end (afe) for changing before the mcu operates in the sleep mode, an over-voltage protection level value to a higher value than a current value, generating an over-voltage trip signal and delivering the over-voltage trip signal to the mcu in operation in the sleep mode to control to wake up the mcu in operation in the sleep mode, when an increased voltage value of the battery pack due to connection of an external charger is equal to or greater than the changed over-voltage protection level value.. .

Information displaying method and information displaying device

An information displaying method is provided. A monitor of a display device is caused to display, for each of a plurality of devices, first information and second information.

Battery charger

A battery connector, an electrical combination and methods. The electrical combination may include a battery connector including a housing with a support portion for a battery pack, and a circuit supported by the housing, the circuit including a universal serial bus (usb) input terminal connectable to a usb cable for receiving power, a charging terminal connectable to a pack terminal of the battery pack, and a battery charging portion operable to receive power from the usb input terminal and to output a charging current to the charging terminal to charge the battery pack..

Self-chargeable portable electronic device with a compact power generating circuitry for charging a rechargeable battery

Various aspects of a self-chargeable portable electronic device with a power generating circuitry and a method to charge a rechargeable battery by the power generating circuitry are disclosed. The power generating circuitry includes an accelerometer that is configured to generate a sensing pulse based on activation of the accelerometer.

Apparatus and controlling rapid charging of a vehicle

An apparatus for controlling charging of a battery includes a battery unit including a battery, a first relay connected with the battery, and a second relay interposed between the first relay and a rapid charging port to charge the battery with charging power from a rapid charger connected with the rapid charging port, if the first relay and the second relay are controlled to be on. The apparatus includes a charging controller that controls the first relay and the second relay to be on or off and to determine a welding state of the second relay, if the rapid charger is connected with the rapid charging port, to control charging of the battery in a charging sequence corresponding to the welding state of the second relay.

Portable drone battery charging system

A portable drone battery charger that charges a variety of batteries of different capacities as well as voltage levels is provided. The drone battery charger operates from an internal battery and may charge a drone battery multiple times because the capacity of the drone battery charger internal battery is many times larger than the done battery..

Method and device for monitoring charge and discharge currents of a battery

The present invention provides a method and a device for monitoring charge and discharge currents of a battery. The method for monitoring charge and discharge currents of a battery includes the steps of: acquiring charge and discharge currents and charge and discharge states; acquiring an alarm activation threshold, a continuous calibration time for alarm activation, an alarm clearance threshold; and a continuous calibration time for alarm clearance corresponding to the charge and discharge states; activating an alarm if the charge and discharge currents are greater than or equal to the alarm activation threshold and the time of duration exceeds the continuous calibration time for alarm activation, and clearing the alarm if the charge and discharge currents are less than the alarm clearance threshold and the time of duration exceeds the continuous calibration time for alarm clearance..

System and facilitating conditioning and testing of rechargeable battery cells

One embodiment can provide a system for conditioning rechargeable battery cells. The system can include a cell-group conditioning module.

Portable electric work machine, battery pack, and battery-pack-state management device

An embodiment may inhibit, in a simpler manner, the theft of a battery pack capable of being attached to and detached from a portable electric work machine. An electric brush cutter is provided with: a battery pack capable of assuming either a sleep state or an active state; and a work-machine main body.

Portable electric work machine, and battery pack

At least an embodiment of the invention enables data which can be effectively utilized in maintenance work to be acquired from a work-machine main body, in a portable electric work machine capable of having a battery pack attached thereto and detached therefrom. This portable electric work machine may be provided with: a battery pack provided with a battery and a memory; and a work-machine main body.

Storage battery pack, controlling storage battery pack, and controlling information terminal

A method performed by an information terminal is provided. Profile information of an electrical device connected to a storage battery pack is received from the storage battery pack.

Battery pack module

A battery pack module assembly includes a plurality of battery cell stacks. A cooling coil is disposed between the plurality of battery cell stacks.

Battery module, and battery pack and vehicle comprising the same

Disclosed is a battery module, as well as a battery pack and a vehicle comprising the same. The battery module includes a plurality of battery cells arranged side by side to face each other in at least one direction, a cooling plate located below the plurality of battery cells, and a heat transfer tape adhered to the battery cells to transfer heat of the battery cells to the cooling plate..

Solar usb charger

A solar usb charger for providing power to electrical devices from solar energy without the use of an internal battery is described. The charger includes one or more solar cells, an electronic circuit and a means to connect the solar usb charger to the electrical devices that needs to be charged.

Liquid metal alloy energy storage device

An energy storage device configured to exchange energy with an external device includes a container having walls, a lid covering the container and having a safety pressure valve, a negative electrode disposed away from the walls of the container, a positive electrode in contact with at least a portion of the walls of the container, and an electrolyte contacting the negative electrode and the positive electrode at respective electrode/electrolyte interfaces. The negative electrode, the positive electrode and the electrolyte include separate liquid materials within the container at an operating temperature of the battery..

Cable-type secondary battery

Disclosed is a cable-type secondary battery, including: a winding core having guide portions formed by intaglio or relief in a spiral shape on the surface thereof; a sheet-type first inner electrode formed on the outside of the winding core surface between the guide portions by spiral winding; a sheet-type first separation layer formed on the outside of the first inner electrode by spiral winding; a sheet-type second inner electrode formed on the outside of the first separation layer by spiral winding; a second separation layer formed on the outside of the second inner electrode by spiral winding; and an outer electrode formed on the outside of the second separation layer by spiral winding.. .

Method of producing all-solid battery

A method of producing an all-solid battery includes pressing a laminate in a state where the laminate is insulated from a press machine. The laminate includes a negative electrode current collector layer, a negative electrode active material layer, a solid electrolyte layer, and a positive electrode active material layer.

High charge rate, large capacity, solid-state battery

Solid-state battery structures, particularly solid-state lithium-based battery structures, which are fast charging and have a high capacity are provided. Notably, fast charging, high capacity solid-state battery structures are provided that include a plurality of solid-state-thin-film batteries that are stacked one atop the other, or that include an array of interconnected solid-state thin-film batteries, or that contain a solid-state thin-film battery located on physically exposed surfaces of fin structures..

High charge rate, large capacity, solid-state battery

Solid-state battery structures, particularly solid-state lithium-based battery structures, which are fast charging and have a high capacity are provided. Notably, fast charging, high capacity solid-state battery structures are provided that include a plurality of solid-state-thin-film batteries that are stacked one atop the other, or that include an array of interconnected solid-state thin-film batteries, or that contain a solid-state thin-film battery located on physically exposed surfaces of fin structures..

High charge rate, large capacity, solid-state battery

Solid-state battery structures, particularly solid-state lithium-based battery structures, which are fast charging and have a high capacity are provided. Notably, fast charging, high capacity solid-state battery structures are provided that include a plurality of solid-state-thin-film batteries that are stacked one atop the other, or that include an array of interconnected solid-state thin-film batteries, or that contain a solid-state thin-film battery located on physically exposed surfaces of fin structures..

High charge rate, large capacity, solid-state battery

Solid-state battery structures, particularly solid-state lithium-based battery structures, which are fast charging and have a high capacity are provided. Notably, fast charging, high capacity solid-state battery structures are provided that include a plurality of solid-state-thin-film batteries that are stacked one atop the other, or that include an array of interconnected solid-state thin-film batteries, or that contain a solid-state thin-film battery located on physically exposed surfaces of fin structures..

High charge rate, large capacity, solid-state battery

Solid-state battery structures, particularly solid-state lithium-based battery structures, which are fast charging and have a high capacity are provided. Notably, fast charging, high capacity solid-state battery structures are provided that include a plurality of solid-state-thin-film batteries that are stacked one atop the other, or that include an array of interconnected solid-state thin-film batteries, or that contain a solid-state thin-film battery located on physically exposed surfaces of fin structures..

Block copolymer electrolytes containing polymeric additives

Polymer electrolytes incorporating ps-peo block copolymers, pxe additives, and lithium salts provide improved physical properties relative to ps-peo block copolymers and lithium salt alone, and thus provide improved battery performance.. .

High-voltage lithium-polymer batteries for portable electronic devices

The disclosed embodiments provide a lithium-polymer battery cell. The lithium-polymer battery cell includes an anode and a cathode containing lithium cobalt oxide particles doped with a doping agent.

Diester-based polymer electrolytes for high voltage lithium ion batteries

New homopolymers and copolymers of diester-based polymers have been synthesized. When these polymers are combined with electrolyte salts, such polymer electrolytes have shown excellent electrochemical oxidation stability in lithium battery cells.

Solid electrolyte and all-solid battery

A solid electrolyte having a garnet type crystal structure. The garnet type crystal structure contains li, la, zr, o and ga and at least one element selected from al, mg, zn and sc..

Conductive carbon coated polymer for high temperature lithium ion battery shutdown deposited through 3d printing technique

A lithium (li) ion battery includes a first electrode with a second electrode, and a shutdown polymer additive on an outer surface of the first electrode. The shutdown polymer additive includes at least two polyethylene layers, each polyethylene layer comprising a plurality of polyethylene microspheres.

Electrolytic solution, electrochemical device, lithium-ion secondary cell, and module

The present invention provides an electrolytic solution capable of providing an electrochemical device (e.g., a lithium ion secondary battery) or a module that is less likely to generate gas even in high-temperature storage and has high capacity retention even after high-temperature storage. The present invention relates to an electrolytic solution which may contain a compound represented by y21r21c—cy22r22 wherein r21 and r22 may be the same as or different from each other, and are each h, an alkyl group, or a halogenated alkyl group; y21 and y22 may be the same as or different from each other, and are each —or23 or a halogen atom; and r23 is h, an alkyl group, or a halogenated alkyl group..

Lithium ion secondary battery and manufacturing the same

There is provided a lithium ion secondary battery comprising a positive electrode containing, as a positive electrode active material, a lithium nickel composite oxide having a layered rock salt structure, a negative electrode containing a negative electrode active material capable of occluding and releasing lithium ions, an electrolyte, and an outer package, wherein the lithium nickel composite oxide is represented by the composition formula linixm1-xo2 (x represents a numerical value of 0.75 to 1, and m represents at least one metal element occupying nickel sites other than ni), and has a crystal phase having, in a full charge state, an interplanar spacing d(003) larger than an interplanar spacing d(003) in a complete discharge state.. .

Protective film for lithium electrode, and lithium electrode and lithium secondary battery comprising same

The present invention relates to a passivation layer for a lithium electrode, and a lithium electrode and a lithium secondary battery including the same, and in particular, to a lithium electrode capable of enhancing battery performance by securing a sufficient level of strength to suppress lithium dendrite growth through forming a passivation layer in an electrode including lithium, and through forming the passivation layer in a fibrous network structure, and a lithium secondary battery including the same.. .

Binder for secondary battery electrode, secondary battery electrode composition including the same, and secondary battery using the same

The present invention relates to a binder for a secondary battery electrode, a secondary battery electrode composition including the binder, and a secondary battery using the same. The binder includes a copolymer having a polyvinyl alcohol (pva) and an ionically substituted acrylate.

Sodium ion solid-state conductors with sodium oxoferrate structure

A solid-state conductor with sodium oxoferrate structure is disclosed. The conductor may be used in battery applications where it is preferable to avoid the use of a liquid electrolyte.

Laminated battery module

Provided is a laminated battery module that is capable of imparting a minimum required restraining load to a battery laminate at a low temperature and a low charging rate, while also withstanding the load on the battery laminate at a high temperature and a high charging rate, without increasing the size of the restraining member. A laminated battery module 100 includes a battery laminate 15 containing one or more unit cells, a restraining member 20 containing a pair of end plates 21 located on both ends of the battery laminate 15 in the direction of lamination and tensioning members 22 that fasten the pair of end plates 21 mutually, and an elastic member 30 located between the pair of end plates 21; wherein, the elastic member 30 is composed of a material that undergoes a decrease in the elastic modulus thereof accompanying a rise in temperature from −30° c.

Flexible battery with 180 degree operational bend radius

A flexible and foldable lithium ion battery is disclosed having an operational bend radius of 180 degrees with no interruption in supply of electrical power. The lithium ion battery includes a high-elasticity separator sponge having a porosity of approximately 70% to approximately 90%.

Lithium ion battery diaphragm and manufacturing lithiumion battery diaphragm

A lithium ion battery diaphragm includes a film and a ceramic layer, the ceramic layer is formed on at least one surface of the film to form a structure in the shape of a grid on the at least one surface of the film. A method for manufacturing the lithium ion battery diaphragm is also provided..

Thin film battery structures having sloped cell sidewalls

Solid-state battery structures and methods of manufacturing solid-state batteries, such as thin-film batteries, are disclosed. More particularly, embodiments relate to solid-state batteries having a current collector tab between multiple electrochemical cells each having an electrolyte layer between an anode layer and a cathode layer in a vertical direction.

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

The method includes injecting a lithium polysulfide-containing positive electrode electrolyte between the positive electrode and the cation exchange resin layer, and injecting a negative electrode electrolyte between the negative electrode and the cation exchange resin layer, the negative electrode electrolyte having a lithium polysulfide concentration lower than that of the positive electrode electrolyte.. .

Method for producing an energy supply unit

A method is provided for producing an energy supply unit for a vehicle having a housing and a stack, realized as a fuel-cell stack, battery stack or capacitor stack, arranged in the housing. The method includes providing the housing, including first and second tie-rod plates and first and second pressure-plate arrangements, wherein each pressure-plate arrangement is fastened to each tie-rod plate, arranging the stack between the two tie-rod plates and between the two pressure-plate arrangements, applying a bracing force to the two pressure-plate arrangements for the purpose of bracing the stack, and fastening at least the first pressure-plate arrangement to both tie-rod plates while the bracing force is being maintained upon the two pressure-plate arrangements.

Sealed aqueous flow battery systems with in-tank electrolyte rebalancing

A battery system comprising a sealed aqueous flow battery that employs a passive, in-tank electrolyte recombination system. The recombination system allows for electrolyte stabilization in batteries where hydrogen evolution may occur as a side reaction without the need to use any externally-supplied rebalancing reactants.

Cell frame, cell stack, and redox flow battery

An introduction channel and a discharge channel are provided in each of a surface of a cell frame that faces a positive electrode and a surface of the cell frame that faces a negative electrode. The introduction channel includes an introduction rectifying groove and a plurality of introduction branch grooves.

High capacity sodium-ion battery positive electrode material

A positive electrode active material for a sodium ion battery includes a sodium complex oxide of the formula na4(m1am21−a)2o5 having an orthorhombic crystal structure, wherein m1 and m2 are each independently ti, cr, fe, co, ni, mn, v, or a combination there of provided that m1 and m2 are different from each other; and 0≤a≤1.. .

Battery with novel components

A battery cell having an anode or cathode comprising an acidified metal oxide (“amo”) material, preferably in monodisperse nanoparticulate form 20 nm or less in size, having a ph<7 when suspended in a 5 wt % aqueous solution and a hammett function h0>−12, at least on its surface.. .

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

(in formulae 1 to 3, a, m1 to m5, a, x, y, z, w, m, n, p, and q are the same as those defined in the specification).. .

Lithium metal secondary battery containing an anode-protecting polymer layer and manufacturing method

Provided is lithium secondary battery comprising a cathode, an anode, and an electrolyte or separator-electrolyte assembly disposed between the cathode and the anode, wherein the anode comprises: (a) a foil or coating of lithium or lithium alloy as an anode active material; and (b) a thin layer of a high-elasticity polymer having a recoverable tensile strain no less than 5%, a lithium ion conductivity no less than 10−6 s/cm at room temperature, and a thickness from 1 nm to 10 μm, wherein the high-elasticity polymer contains an ultrahigh molecular weight polymer having a molecular weight from 0.5×106 to 9×106 g/mole and is disposed between the lithium or lithium alloy and the electrolyte or separator-electrolyte assembly.. .

Alkali metal-sulfur secondary battery containing a polymer-encapsulated sulfur cathode and manufacturing method

Provided is a rechargeable alkali metal-sulfur cell comprising an anode active material layer, an electrolyte, and a cathode active material layer containing multiple particulates of a sulfur-containing material selected from a sulfur-carbon hybrid, sulfur-graphite hybrid, sulfur-graphene hybrid, conducting polymer-sulfur hybrid, metal sulfide, sulfur compound, or a combination thereof and wherein at least one of the particulates is composed of one or a plurality of sulfur-containing material particles being embraced or encapsulated by a thin layer of a high-elasticity ultra-high molecular weight polymer having a recoverable tensile strain no less than 2%, a lithium ion conductivity no less than 10−6 s/cm at room temperature, and a thickness from 0.5 nm to 10 μm this battery exhibits an excellent combination of high sulfur content, high sulfur utilization efficiency, high energy density, and long cycle life.. .

Encapsulated cathode active material particles, lithium secondary batteries containing same, and manufacturing

Provided is particulate of a cathode active material for a lithium battery, comprising one or a plurality of cathode active material particles being embraced or encapsulated by a thin layer of a high-elasticity polymer having a recoverable tensile strain no less than 5%, a lithium ion conductivity no less than 10−6 s/cm at room temperature, and a thickness from 0.5 nm to 10 μm, wherein the polymer contains an ultrahigh molecular weight (uhmw) polymer having a molecular weight from 0.5×106 to 9×106 grams/mole. The uhmw polymer is preferably selected from polyacrylonitrile, polyethylene oxide, polypropylene oxide, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, polyacrylamide, poly(methyl methacrylate), poly(methyl ether acrylate), a copolymer thereof, a sulfonated derivative thereof, a chemical derivative thereof, or a combination thereof..

Rechargeable battery with voltage activated current interrupter

A high energy density rechargeable metal-ion battery includes an anode energy layer, a cathode energy layer, a separator for separating the anode and the cathode energy layers, an anode current collector for transferring electrons to and from the anode energy layer, the battery characterized by a maximum safe voltage for avoiding overcharge, and an interrupt layer that interrupts current within the battery upon exposure to voltage in excess of the maximum safe voltage. The interrupt layer is between the anode energy layer and current collector.

Stacked battery

Disclosed is a stacked battery including at least one short-circuit current shunt part and electric elements, wherein: the shunt part includes first and second current collector layers, and an insulating layer provided between the first and second current collector layers, all of these layers being stacked; each power generation element includes a cathode current collector layer, a cathode material layer, an electrolyte layer, an anode material layer, and an anode current collector layer all of these layers being stacked; the first current collector layer is electrically connected to the cathode current collector layer and the second current collector layer to the anode current collector layer; the electric elements are electrically connected in parallel; and the shunt part next to the electric elements includes a pptc layer between the first current collector layer and the insulating layer and/or between the second current collector layer and the insulating layer.. .

Stacked battery

A short-circuit current shunt part does not cause any short circuit during normal battery use, causes stable short circuits in nail penetration, and suppresses sudden temperature rise after nail penetration. A stacked battery includes at least one short-circuit current shunt part including first and second current collector layers, and an insulating layer between the first and second current collector layers, and electric elements each including a cathode current collector layer, a cathode material layer, an electrolyte layer, an anode material layer, and an anode current collector layer, with all layers being stacked.

All-solid-state battery and producing all-solid-state battery

The all-solid-state battery includes at least one short-circuit current shunt part and at least one electric element which are stacked, to the all-solid-state battery constraint pressure being applied by a constraining member in a direction of stacking the short-circuit current shunt part and the electric element, wherein the short-circuit current shunt part includes a first current collector layer, a second current collector layer, and an insulating layer provided between the first and second current collector layers, all of these layers being stacked along the direction, to be adhered to each other with adhesive, the electric element includes a cathode current collector layer, a cathode material layer, a solid electrolyte layer, an anode material layer, and an anode current collector layer, all of these layers being stacked along the direction, the first current collector layer is electrically connected with the cathode current collector layer, the second current collector layer is electrically connected with the anode current collector layer, and the adhesive is provided for a zone in the short-circuit current shunt part, to the zone the constraint pressure from the constraining member not being applied.. .

All-solid-state battery

Disclosed is an all-solid-state battery that makes it possible for a larger rounding current flow into a short-circuit current shunt part than to each electric element when the short-circuit current shunt part and the electric elements short-circuit in nail penetration testing. The all-solid-state battery includes at least one short-circuit current shunt part and a plurality of electric elements, the short-circuit current shunt part and the electric elements being stacked, wherein the short-circuit current shunt part includes a first current collector layer, a second current collector layer, and an insulating layer provided between the first and second current collector layers, all of the layers being stacked, each of the electric elements includes a cathode current collector layer, a cathode material layer, a solid electrolyte layer, an anode material layer, and an anode current collector layer, all of the layers being stacked, the electric elements are electrically connected to each other in parallel, the first current collector layer is electrically connected with the cathode current collector layer, the second current collector layer is electrically connected with the anode current collector layer, and contact resistance between the first and second current collector layers when pressure at 100 mpa is applied is lower than that between the cathode and anode current collector layers when pressure at 100 mpa is applied..

Secondary battery

The present disclosure provides a secondary battery which comprises a cap plate, an electrode assembly and a first connecting piece. The cap plate comprises a first electrode terminal; the electrode assembly comprises a main body, a first electrode tab; the first connecting piece is connected between the first electrode tab and the first electrode terminal.

Battery pack

The battery pack disclosed herein includes a plurality of unit cells. The plurality of unit cells is connected to each other by a bus bar.

Battery wiring module

A battery wiring module that can ensure an insulation distance between an electrode of a secondary battery and a conductive part arranged above the cover portion. A housing includes first and second divided housings that respectively include a bus bar housing portion that houses a bus bar, a first cover portion that is provided in one piece with the first divided housing and covers an opening of the bus bar housing portion of the first divided housing, and a second cover portion that is provided in one piece with the second divided housing and covers an opening of the bus bar housing portion of the second divided housing, the first and second cover portions being adjacent to each other.

Battery wiring module

A battery wiring module that can keep an electrical wire from getting caught up when a cover portion is rotated and closed. In order to keep an electrical wire from sticking out from an electrical wire housing portion, a cover portion that partially covers an upper opening of the electrical wire housing portion is provided to a first side wall portion of an electrical wire housing portion with a hinge portion.

A cell connector of a battery module comprising a first connecting region (31) formed for electrically conductive connection to a connection terminal (2) of a first battery cell and a second connecting region (32) formed for electrically conductive connection to a connection terminal (2) of a second battery cell, wherein the cell connector (1) has at least one first layer element (41) and one second layer element (42), and a first second surface (412) of the first layer element (41) and a second first surface (421) of the second layer element (42) are connected to one another, wherein the first layer element (41) has a first opening (51) formed to run continuously through the first layer element (41) and the second layer element (42) limits the depth of the first opening (51).. .

Composite film, preparing the same and lithium battery having the same

The present disclosure provides a composite film, a method of preparing the same and a lithium battery having the same. The composite film includes a porous separator and a fiber layer disposed on a surface of the porous separator and containing polyetherimide..

Battery

A battery includes an electrode plate group. The electrode plate group includes electrode plates and a separator.

Microporous polyimide film and process for producing the same

A microporous polyimide-based film having excellent strength, permeability, and thermal stability is used as a separator for a lithium ion secondary battery, and a method of producing the same is provided.. .

Tray, power battery pack and electric vehicle

The present invention provides a tray, a power battery pack, and an electric vehicle. The power battery pack includes a tray, a single cell, and a seal cover.

Battery module comprising a high-current spring contact

A battery module (10) having a module housing (10.1) and a plurality of battery cells (11) which are arranged in parallel in the module housing (10.1), wherein at least two battery cells (11) are mechanically mounted on the module housing (10.1) in each case by at least one bearing element (13) and two battery cells (11) which are arranged adjacent to one another are electrically connected to one another by at least one high-current spring contact (12).. .

Traction battery support assembly and method

An exemplary support assembly includes a first housing that supports a first battery structure, a second housing that supports a second battery structure, a cover, and a common attachment that secures together the first housing, the second housing, and the cover. An exemplary support method includes securing together a first housing, a second housing, and a cover with a common attachment.

Current collecting board and power battery assembly using same

A power battery assembly includes a number of single batteries having a first end and a second end, a number of printed circuit boards, a current collecting board, an anode electrode board, and a cathode electrode board. The single batteries are arranged in a first half comprising several first groups and a second half comprising several second groups.

Inter-battery connection device and inter-battery connection device assembly

An inter-battery connection device for connecting electrode terminals of a plurality of batteries comprises a housing, a bus bar attached to the housing, and a movable member attached to the housing. The bus bar electrically connects two electrode terminals of a pair of batteries adjacent to each other.

Cap assembly for a secondary battery and secondary battery

The present disclosure provides a cap assembly for a secondary battery and the secondary battery. The cap assembly of the secondary battery includes: a cap plate including a cover sheet having a first electrode lead-out hole; a first terminal member including a first terminal and a conductive sealing ring, the first terminal penetrating into the first electrode lead-out hole and the conductive sealing ring surrounding the first terminal and sealing the first electrode lead-out hole, wherein the conductive sealing ring is in a compression state, the first terminal is electrically connected with the cover sheet through the conductive sealing ring, and the conductive sealing ring has a resistance value greater than a resistance value of the first terminal..

Automated telescopic lightbulb access apparatus

A device for installing and removing lightbulbs comprises a removable gripping element including fingers configured for gripping a lightbulb, a telescopic cylinder coupled to the gripping element, wherein the telescopic cylinder is adjustable to different lengths, and a base housing, comprising: an electric motor located within the housing, a battery, a coupler for coupling the motor to the telescopic cylinder, the coupler comprising a tubular element, wherein the rotating shaft of the electric motor is inserted into an orifice in the first end, and wherein the second end is inserted into the proximal end of the telescopic cylinder, a cylindrical element that surrounds at least a portion of the tubular element, and at least one flange that connects the cylindrical element to the tubular element. The base housing also includes a switch on an exterior surface, the switch for activating power to the electric motor, wherein upon activation of power to the electric motor, the electric motor rotates the shaft, resulting in rotation of the coupler, the telescopic cylinder and the gripping element, thereby rotating a lightbulb to which the gripping element is attached..

Protection device and battery pack

A protection device and a battery pack are provided, the protection device includes multiple terminal electrodes including a first terminal electrode and a second terminal electrode; a fusible conductor, where a lower surface of the fusible conductor is disposed on the first and second terminal electrodes, and the fusible conductor is supported by the first and second terminal electrodes, and two ends of the fusible conductor are electrically connected to the first and second terminal electrodes, respectively; and a first heat generating element, where one end of the first heat generating element is coupled to another surface of the fusible conductor different to the lower surface, or one end of the first heat generating element is coupled to a surface of any one of the first and second terminal electrodes.. .

Switch device, electronic component, and battery system

A switch device capable of safely opening or short-circuiting an electrical circuit in response to an abnormality such as wetting with water or liquid leaking from a battery is provided. The device includes first and second conductors connected to an external circuit, and a reaction part including an insulating material which changes state on contact with a liquid, the first and second conductors being electrically connected or disconnected by the insulating material changing state on contact with the liquid..

Voice remote control apparatus and power supply method thereof

The present disclosure discloses a voice remote controller and a power supplying method thereof. The voice remote controller comprises: a noise gathering module for gathering ambient noise at the periphery of the voice remote controller by using a sound aperture array; a sound-electricity converting module for converting the ambient noise gathered by the noise gathering module into an electrical signal; and an energy storing module for storing the electrical signal converted by the sound-electricity converting module as electric energy and supplying power to the voice remote controller.

Methods, systems, and communication protocols for proximity monitoring mobile network and associated methods

A managing wireless device includes a local area communication device, a wide area communication device, a global position determination device, and a battery. The managing wireless device is attached to a first shipment component of a consolidated shipment.

Coded image capture system of components and power provisioning therefor

A reader includes a scanning head that comprises an optical sensor to capture an indicia that encodes data and a processor to interpret the indicia to decode the data, and an elongate handle connected at a first end to the scanning head and graspable to orient the optical sensor toward the indicia. A selected one of the scanning head and the elongate handle includes: a first receiving coil; a second receiving coil; a battery to provide electric power to the processor and the optical sensor; and a power receiving circuit coupled to the first and second receiving coils in series, and configured to operate the first and second receiving coils together to wirelessly receive electric power to charge the battery..

Radiation imaging apparatus, radiation imaging system, control radiation imaging apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium

A radiation imaging apparatus having a battery and being operable in at least one of a plurality of power supply forms including the battery and an external power source, the apparatus comprising: a power control unit configured to determine the power supply form; and a control unit configured to control an operation of the radiation imaging apparatus, wherein in accordance with the power supply form, the control unit switches between a first obtaining mode of obtaining offset correction data after imaging of an object for each imaging of the object and a second obtaining mode of obtaining offset correction data obtained in advance before imaging of an object is done, and the control unit switches to the first obtaining mode if power is supplied from the battery and switches to the second obtaining mode if power is supplied from the external power source.. .

Systems and methods for degradation analysis

Disclosed are methods and systems that facilitate the estimation of entropy in a dissipative process of a system, via a structured approach to degradation and failure modeling that solves the analysis as a geometric problem, to measure degradation and/or expected life or failure of a system. It was found that data collected to estimate entropies produced by dissipative processes in association with degradation or ageing of batteries, grease, and fatigue, exhibit linearity between related degradation measure and combination of specific accumulated entropies (e.g., joule dissipation entropy, heat storage entropy, heat transfer entropy, electrochemical entropy, shear work entropy, thermal entropy, oxidation entropy, and plastic strain entropy, thermal entropy).

Method and system for battery state of charge calculation

Method and system to improve the calculation of the state of charge (soc) of a battery with a model based on an adaptive parabolic function, including a feature to dynamically update the key parameters of the model, to compensate the behavior deviations of the battery from the ideal new battery model as it ages. The battery model has a parabolic region and a linear region..

State of charge calculation secondary battery and storage battery system

A state of charge calculation apparatus and storage battery system improve the estimation accuracy of the state of charge of a secondary battery. A state of charge calculation apparatus (15) for a secondary battery (14) includes a charging/discharging current detector (22) that detects a charging/discharging current of the secondary battery (14), a terminal voltage detector (23) that detects a terminal voltage of the secondary battery (14), a first estimator (24) that integrates the charging/discharging current and estimates a first state of charge, a second estimator (25) that estimates a second state of charge on the basis of the relationship between open circuit voltage and state of charge of the secondary battery (14), and a state of charge calculator (26) that calculates a third state of charge on the basis of the first state of charge and second state of charge respectively weighted by the charging/discharging current..

Method for predicting battery charge limit, and rapidly charging battery using same

Provided are a method of predicting a battery charge limit not to cause lithium (li)-plating, and a battery charging method and apparatus capable of quickly charging a battery based on the battery charge limit. A battery charge limit prediction method according to the present disclosure includes (a) fabricating a three-electrode cell including a unit cell and a reference electrode, (b) measuring a negative electrode potential (ccv) based on a state of charge (soc) while charging the three-electrode cell, and (c) determining a point at which the negative electrode potential is not dropped but starts to be constant, as a lithium (li)-plating occurrence point, and setting the li-plating occurrence point as a charge limit..

System for assuring safe operation of batteries

A system for assuring safe use of a battery pack includes a display unit and a state of health (soh) monitor connected to the battery pack, the soh monitor. The soh monitor a) instructs the soh monitor to measure terminal voltage of the battery pack at a beginning of a current flow cycle; b) instructs the soh monitor to measure terminal voltage of the battery pack after completion of the current flow cycle; c) instructs the soh monitor to successively re-measure terminal voltage of the battery pack after completion of the current flow cycle until one of the successively re-measured terminal voltages is equal to a previous one of the re-measured terminal voltage; d) instructs the soh monitor to determine and record ampere-hours (ah) passing through the battery pack during the time period between steps a) and c); e) instructs the soh monitor to determine soh of the battery pack as a function of a quotient of a difference between terminal voltages determined in steps a) and c) divided by the ah determined in step d), and f) instructs the soh monitor to send the soh determined in step e) to the display unit for display as an updated soh of the battery pack.

Optical time-domain reflectometer (otdr) with integrated, retractable launch cable

The advantages of such a device are: the ability to conveniently hold, place, or hang the instrument as a single unit while in use; the ability to place the instrument into its carry case without disconnecting the launch cable, thus reducing the number of connection, cleaning, and inspection steps that must be performed each time the instrument is removed from its carry case for use and reducing wear on the otdr test port and launch cable (otdr end) connectors; the ability to remove and replace launch cable module in the field without special tools should it become damaged or if the user wants a different connector type; the ability to use an external device to analyse and format test results and provide additional networking functions; the ability to move processing functions to the external device, which in turn allows the use of lower power, lower cost processors in the otdr to reduce cost and increase battery life. The present invention also includes a special embodiment in which the otdr module is physically located within the launch cable module so that the overall device becomes more compact, and more resistant to drops and other external impacts..

Front access battery compartment

An emergency lighting device includes a housing containing a high voltage connection. A light emitter is connected to the housing.

Power generation unit for oceanographic sensor moorings

An oceanographic sensor mooring section for use with standard oceanographic moorings comprising: mooring oceanographic equipment, such as floatation devices and sensors; and a subsurface power generation unit connected to the mooring oceanographic equipment, wherein the mooring section has connective swivels at opposing ends thereof for attachment of the mooring section to standard oceanographic moorings, mooring lines, or mooring anchors, to allow the mooring section to independently orient in the direction of current flow. The subsurface power generation unit comprises a battery and power management/tracking electronics and a rim turbine generating unit that harnesses the power of underwater currents to power any sensors and related electronics equipment..

Crimped wiring in an automotive power configuration

An automotive power configuration may include a battery, a starter, an acg fuse, and a electronic control module (ecm). The starter and the acg fuse are electrically connected by a first wire, and the starter and the ecm are electrically connected to the battery by a second wire and a third wire, respectively.

Cordless window blinds with electromagnets to control raising, lowering, and tilt of slats

We disclose a cordless window blind that includes at least one electromagnet within each slat. The slats may be inserted into orifices within rotatable slat mounting members on a vertical guide rail assembly.

Window covering with hybrid shade-battery

Embodiments of motorized window coverings are described herein that may include a covering portion, a top portion, a bottom portion, and wiring. The top portion may comprise a deploying mechanism and a motor.

Poly(phenylene ether) composition, forming same, and articles prepared therefrom

A composition includes specific amounts of a poly(phenylene ether), a rubber-modified polystyrene, a flame retardant containing an organophosphate ester, and a mold release agent containing a high viscosity polydiorganosiloxane. The composition excludes polyolefin waxes.

Portable hoisting apparatus

A portable hoisting apparatus is disclosed which, in general, includes a base, multiple legs, and a winch. The legs pivotally connect to the base.

Unmanned aerial vehicle

The present invention discloses an unmanned aerial vehicle, including: a fuselage; a battery accommodation cavity, disposed on the fuselage; a battery pack, including at least two battery blocks and mounted inside the battery accommodation cavity; a battery circuit board, electrically connected to the battery blocks in the battery pack; and a functional module, electrically connected to the battery circuit board, the battery blocks in the battery pack supplying power to the functional module via the battery circuit board at the same time. By using the solution of the present invention, endurance of the unmanned aerial vehicle is increased..

Distributed-battery aerial vehicle and a powering method therefor

A battery-powered aerial vehicle has a central controller, one or more propelling modules, and one or more battery assemblies for powering at least the one or more propelling modules. The battery assemblies are at a distance away from the central controller for reducing electromagnetic interference to the central controller.

Hydrogen recycling flight system and flight method

The present invention relates to a hydrogen recycling flight system and flight method, the hydrogen recycling flight system including: a flight fuselage which has at least one pair of wings at each of both sides of a body; a hydrogen gas balloon which is air-tightly connected to the flight fuselage; a hydrogen fuel cell which is connected with the hydrogen gas balloon and is installed outside or inside the flight fuselage; and a secondary battery which is charged with electricity generated from the hydrogen fuel cell, electricity generated from a solar cell provided at an outer peripheral portion of the flight fuselage, or electricity of an external power network, in which by using a switch, the hydrogen fuel cell is switched to a water electrolysis device or the water electrolysis device is switched to the hydrogen fuel cell, the hydrogen recycling flight system includes: a water tank which stores water generated from the hydrogen fuel cell; the water electrolysis device which electrolyzes the stored water; a switch control device which switches functions of the hydrogen fuel cell and the water electrolysis device; and a high-pressure gas barrel which high-pressure stores hydrogen gas and oxygen gas generated in the water electrolysis device, and the flight fuselage flies by controlling the volume of the hydrogen gas balloon that is flotation power of a flight vehicle by an operation of the hydrogen fuel cell or the high-pressure gas barrel.. .

Battery-equipped carriage and battery-driven machine

An object is to provide a technology capable of easily mounting a battery into a battery-driven machine. A solution is a battery-equipped carriage (12) which is loaded into or unloaded from a storage (20) in a battery-driven machine (14).

Operation schemes for a hybrid or electric vehicle

The present disclosure is related to hybrid vehicles. The teachings thereof may be embodied in vehicles as well as operation schemes meant to increase energy efficiency, such as a method comprising: detecting multiple consumption parameters of the hybrid vehicle; determining a future state of charge of a traction battery of the vehicle by mapping the consumption parameters onto a state-of-charge value, wherein the mapping includes classifying the multiple consumption parameters according to trainable class boundaries; training the class boundaries based at least in part on the detected consumption parameters and an associated measured state of charge; and adjusting an operating parameter of a traction power component of the hybrid vehicle according to the determined future state of charge..

Autonomous vehicle constant speed control system

A hybrid electric vehicle includes an engine, an electric machine, and a battery, coupled to a controller(s) configured to, in response to a virtual-driver signal, predict and maintain a constant-speed from a plurality of candidate speeds, to have a lowest fuel consumption and a minimum number of battery-charge-cycles, for a predicted distance and wheel-torque-power. A predicted engine-power is established from the wheel-torque-power required to maintain the constant-speed, and to power vehicle accessories and battery charging, such that fuel consumption and battery-charge-cycles are minimized over the predicted distance at the constant-speed.

In-vehicle power supply device

Provided is an in-vehicle power supply device that is less susceptible to the occurrence of sneak current between a main battery and a sub-battery that supply power externally. The in-vehicle power supply device includes a main battery for in-vehicle use and a sub-battery for in-vehicle use.

In-vehicle power supply device

Provided is an in-vehicle power supply device that is less susceptible to the occurrence of sneak current between a main battery and a sub-battery that supply power externally. The in-vehicle power supply device includes a main battery for in-vehicle use and a sub-battery for in-vehicle use.

Vehicle power supply control method and vehicle power supply control device

A vehicle power supply control device includes a main battery connected to a power supply circuit, a sub-battery having an internal resistance lower than an internal resistance of the main battery, an electric generator which is connected to the power supply circuit and has a controllable power generation voltage, and a connection controller configured to connect the sub-battery to the power supply circuit after adjusting a voltage on a side of the power supply circuit close to a voltage of the sub-battery by controlling the power generation voltage of the electric generator. The main battery is configured to be disconnectable from the power supply circuit.

Communication system for battery management systems in electric or hybrid vehicles

A circuit can include a can bus and multiple nodes. The multiple nodes can reboot at the same time so that a time 0 is set at boot for each node.

Controlling charge levels of vehicle batteries

Method and apparatus are disclosed for controlling charge levels of vehicle batteries. An example vehicle includes a battery, a battery sensor for detecting a current of the battery, a power connector for connecting to an external electrical device, a relay electrically connected between the power connection and the battery, and a body control module to position the relay in a closed state in response to determining that the current is greater than zero and the battery is not in an overcharge state..

Vehicle architectures, devices and control algorithms for managing wireless vehicle charging

Disclosed are control algorithms and system architectures for managing wireless vehicle charging, including vehicles with rechargeable battery packs, wireless charging capabilities, and control logic for governing such charging. A method is disclosed for managing charging of an electrical storage unit of a motor vehicle at a wireless vehicle charging station.

On-board and wireless vehicle charging systems with shared components

A vehicle includes a traction battery, an on-board charging system (obcs), and a wireless power transfer system (wpts). Each of the obcs and wpts is configured to selectively use a same rectifier such that the rectifier rectifies output of the obcs and rectifies output of the wpts to provide power to the traction battery..

On-board unit and electric vehicle management system

A charge management method includes generating and storing a charge schedule related to an electric energy for charging a vehicle within an amount of suppliable electric power for charging said vehicle located in a region, wherein said vehicle includes a rechargeable battery. The method further includes storing an identification number of said vehicle in said region by an ev controlling center.

Vehicle lower section structure

A vehicle lower section structure includes rockers that are configured to be disposed at both vehicle width direction ends of a vehicle and that extend along a vehicle front-rear direction; a floor panel that includes plural floors in which a vehicle rear side thereof set higher than a vehicle front side thereof in a vehicle vertical direction, and a step portion formed between the floors that are adjacent to each other in the vehicle front-rear direction; a battery pack that is configured to be installed at a vehicle lower side of the floor, an upper portion of the battery pack including a step corresponding to the step portion of the floor panel; and a cross member that forms a cross portion having a closed cross-section together with the step portion and the floor, the cross portion extending along the vehicle width direction and coupling between the rockers.. .

Air duct system for battery of vehicle and controlling air duct system for battery of vehicle

Disclosed herein are an air duct system for a battery of a vehicle and a controlling method for an air duct system for a battery of a vehicle capable of protecting a vehicle passenger from toxic gases and flames introduced into the vehicle due to a fire of a battery by blocking a ventilation hole for cooling the battery when the fire occurs in the battery.. .

System and controlling extinguishing fire in battery of vehicle

A system and a controlling method for extinguishing a fire in a battery of a vehicle is provided for preventing the vehicle from being completely burned out and protecting consumer's physical assets by injecting cooling water of a water cooling system when a fire occurs in a battery to extinguish the fire of the battery at an early stage and by supplying an external cooling material from outside of the vehicle to extinguish the fire of the battery when the fire of the battery is not extinguished at the early stage.. .

Spinal cord stimulator system

Spinal cord stimulation (scs) system having a recharging system with self alignment, a system for mapping current fields using a completely wireless system, multiple independent electrode stimulation outsource, and control through software on smartphone/mobile device and tablet hardware during trial and permanent implants. Scs system can include multiple electrodes, multiple, independently programmable, stimulation channels within an implantable pulse generator (ipg) providing concurrent, but unique stimulation fields.

Spinal cord stimulator system

Spinal cord stimulation (scs) system having a recharging system with self-alignment, a system for mapping current fields using a completely wireless system, multiple independent electrode stimulation outsource, and ipg control through software on smartphone/mobile device and tablet hardware during trial and permanent implants. Scs system can include multiple electrodes, multiple, independently programmable, stimulation channels within an implantable pulse generator (ipg) providing concurrent, but unique stimulation fields.

Implantable pulse generator that generates spinal cord stimulation signals for a human body

An implantable pulse generator (ipg) that generates spinal cord stimulation signals for a human body has a programmable signal generator that can generate the signals based on stored signal parameters without any intervention from a processor that controls the overall operation of the ipg. While the signal generator is generating the signals the processor can be in a standby mode to substantially save battery power..

Aromatherapy vaporization device

A vaporization device includes a housing, a fluid pathway extending through the housing, a heating chamber with a heating element proximate a first housing end, a control circuit and a battery disposed within the housing. The heating chamber is in fluid communication with the fluid pathway.

Preheated sterilizing box for medical laboratory equipment

The present invention relates to a preheated sterilizing box for medical laboratory equipment, comprising a body, a cover hinged to the body through a hinge, and an attachment device for preventing collision between preheated equipment. The cover comprises a cover housing, a uv lamp disposed on the cover and a transparent cover board.

Electronic cigarette battery assembly, electronic cigarette therewith, and control the electronic cigarette

An electronic cigarette battery assembly of an electronic cigarette includes a pressure sensor converting pressure information when a pressure is applied to the electronic cigarette battery assembly into sensed data, an information storage for storing preset values; and a controller for comparing the sensed data with the preset values and for controlling operating states of an atomizer based on comparison results of sensed data and preset values.. .

Aerosol-generating devices

An aerosol-generating device comprises a device housing comprising a first receiving chamber configured to receive and accommodate a first consumable and a second receiving chamber configured to receive and accommodate a second consumable. The device further comprises a power source in an internal space defined by the device housing and a controller configured to control aerosolization of an aerosol-forming substrate in a consumable in one of the first receiving chamber and in the second receiving chamber.

Handheld blower

A handheld blower includes a housing having an air inlet and a duct assembly mounted in front of the air inlet, the duct assembly including a duct connected with the housing, a motor and a fan mounted in the duct, a battery, and a blowpipe connected to the housing by the duct assembly, the blowpipe defining a central axis in the length direction, and a handle arranged above the housing and the battery. The handle includes a gripping portion arranged on opposite sides of a plane in which the gravity center of the blower is located, and the plane is parallel to a central axis of the blowpipe and substantially perpendicular to a working ground.

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Circuit board and battery architecture of an electronic device

An electronic device is provided. In some embodiments, the electronic device includes an a battery having a first electrical connector at a first end, a second electrical connector at a second end, and electrical conductors extending from the first connector to the second connector, a first circuit board connected to the first connector, and a second circuit board connected to the second connector.

Method and transmitting and receiving a signal in a wireless communication system supporting a relay ue

Disclosed herein is a method for transmitting a signal in a wireless communication system supporting a relay ue. The method performed by the relay ue comprises transmitting state information of the relay ue to at least one remote ue, wherein the state information of the relay ue includes battery state information of the relay ue, wherein the battery state information of the relay ue includes at least one of a total capacity of a battery, a remaining life of the battery, or a remaining battery capacity, receiving a connection request for transmitting and receiving the signal from one or more remote ues; determining whether or not to accept a connection request for the one or more remote ues based on state information of the relay ue; and transmitting a response including the determination result to the one or more remote ues..

Presence activated radio beacon

A radio beacon device is configured to only transmit information about its location or information about the object the radio beacon is associated with when an occupant is present. For example, the radio beacon device may include a presence detector and may transmit the information only when the presence detector detects an occupant.

Battery-based managing sound processor programming for a cochlear implant system

A sound processor assembly included within a cochlear implant system includes a sound processor and a battery assembly. The sound processor includes a physical computing device configured to direct operation of a cochlear implant in accordance with a sound processing program associated with a cochlear implant implanted within a patient.

Electronic device

An electronic device includes a power unit that accommodates a battery; a communication unit that wirelessly communicates with an external device; and a printer unit that prints print data obtained by the communication unit on a recording paper, wherein an outer appearance of the electronic device is a cylindrical shape.. .

Low power, high resolution automated meter reading and analytics

The systems and methods described herein are directed to techniques for improving battery life performance of end devices in resource monitoring systems which transmit data using low-power, wide area network (lpwan) technologies. Further, the techniques include providing sensor interfaces in the end devices configured to communicate with multiple types of metrology sensors.

Engine generator

An engine generator, including a generator unit driven by the engine, a first power converter circuit, a capacitor, a second power converter circuit, a smoothing circuit, battery and a control unit. The control unit controls operation of the switching elements of the second power converter circuit so as to form a boosting circuit by the battery, the coil of the smoothing circuit, the switching element and the diode of the second power converter circuit, and the capacitor at starting of the engine..

Engine generator

An engine generator, including a general-purpose engine, a generator unit driven by the engine to generate electric power and capable of operating as an engine starter motor during engine starting, a case housing the engine and the generator unit, a battery detachably attached to the case, an inverter unit connected to the generator unit, and a power supply circuit interconnecting the battery attached to the case and the inverter unit and supplying power of the battery through the inverter unit to the generator unit.. .

Battery management system and related methods

A battery management system for batteries at a geographical location may include wireless battery chargers at the geographical location for charging the batteries and wireless battery monitors at the geographical location associated with the batteries. The battery management system may also include a battery management cloud server for communicating with the wireless battery chargers and the wireless battery monitors to remotely determine a configuration of, and remotely collect charging data from, the wireless battery chargers, and remotely determine a configuration of, and remotely collect diagnostic measurement data for, the batteries based upon the wireless battery monitors.

Actively modifying output voltage of a wirelessly chargeable energy storage apparatus

Embodiments of the present disclosure describe systems, methods, and apparatuses that actively regulate output voltage of wirelessly chargeable energy storage devices, e.g., wirelessly chargeable batteries. More specifically, techniques are described to emulate low-battery behavior of a standard battery, e.g., a typical aa battery, based on an internal state of the apparatus.

Systems and methods for wireless charging of devices

Techniques are disclosed for facilitating wireless charging of devices. A battery-operated device may include a charging interface.

Charge solid-state lithium-based thin-film battery

A method of charging a solid-state lithium-based battery that does not include a lithium deposited anode (i.e., lithium anode-free, solid-state lithium-based battery) is provided. The method includes charging a lithium anode-free, solid-state lithium-based battery that needs to be charged utilizing at least an initial charge stage in which a charge rate of 5 c or greater is performed for a period of time of 50 seconds or less.

Direct current uninterruptible power supply with ac power supply and related methods

A dc ups may include a battery power source, an ac-dc converter configured to convert a grid ac power signal to a first dc power signal, and a first switch coupled downstream from the ac-dc converter. The dc ups may include a second switch coupled between the first switch and a battery power source, and a dc-dc converter coupled to the first switch and configured to convert the battery dc power signal or the first dc power signal to a second dc power signal.

Battery charging and discharging without interface removal

Various embodiments are described that relate to a battery. A battery, such as a battery with a common input/output terminal, can be tested.

Rapid battery charging

A method and battery charger for charging two or more batteries includes a pulse generator, a detector and a processor communicably coupled to the pulse generator and the detector. A charging series time period, a charging time period and a rest time period are determined based on one or more battery parameters using the processor and the detector.

Method and device for battery charging and maintenance

A method and device is disclosed for charging and/or maintenance of lead-acid and alkaline accumulator batteries, allowing a charge, discharge, or recovery in control-conditioning cycles of these batteries. To increase efficiency of the battery recovery process, its charge is created by a reversible current in consecutive stages.

Charging device, charging method, charging program, and charging system

This invention enables to perform charging control independent of a power supply source. A charging device supplies power to a terminal via a cable or wirelessly.

Battery charger

A battery charger and a method of charging a battery pack. The battery charger may generally include a housing defining an opening, a tray defining a receptacle operable to receive a battery pack, the tray being movable through the opening between an open position, in which the receptacle is accessible, and a closed position, in which the receptacle is closed, and a locking member movable relative to the housing between an unlocked position, in which the tray is movable between the open position and the closed position, and a locked position, in which the tray is retained in the closed position..

Battery pack, secondary battery protecting integrated circuit, battery monitoring module, and data reading method

A battery pack includes a secondary battery, a secondary battery protecting integrated circuit configured to protect the secondary battery, at least one sensor configured to output a fault signal indicating sensing of a fault in the battery pack or an electronic apparatus including the battery pack, a detecting circuit configured to output a fault detection signal indicating a detection of the fault signal, a delay circuit configured to output a pulse delaying from the fault detection signal, and a counter configured to count a number of generating the pulse, the counter having at least n bits (n is an integer greater than 1), wherein the counter stops an operation until a count of 2(n-1).. .

Redundant electric power architecture

A redundant electric power architecture is disclosed. The architecture includes multiple batteries in parallel.

Regulating battery cells

An approach is provided that determines that power from at least one battery cell in a multi-battery cell configuration is not required to power the device based on a power requirement of the device. The approach then regulates voltages from the battery cells so that first set of the battery cells is shunted (0 v) and a second set of the battery cells is regulated with the voltage being set to one or more voltage levels to satisfy the power requirement..

Power conversion system and control method therefor

This power conversion system is composed of a dc power supply circuit and a power conditioner which are connected to each other. The power conditioner includes: a first dc/dc converter provided between the dc power supply circuit and a dc bus; and an inverter provided between the dc bus and an ac electric path and configured to perform switching operation in such a manner that the inverter and the first dc/dc converter alternately have stop periods in an ac half cycle.

Methods and voltage and current calibration

A calibration circuit according to various aspects of the present invention comprises a battery pack, a protection ic, and a power source. The power source may have a predetermined voltage and may be selectively coupled to the protection ic.

Punchdown tool

A punchdown tool for fitting wires into connectors including a housing with a front side, a back side, a front end, a rear end opposite the front end, a leading surface on the front end, and an interior defined between the front and back sides. The punchdown tool also includes a drive mechanism with a hammer, an anvil, and a drive spring.

Electrical interconnects for battery cells

A battery pack includes a pouch cell having electrode tabs extending therefrom, each of the tabs defining a plurality of perforations, a busbar including a plurality of raised portions in contact with and protruding through the perforations, and an agglomeration of mechanically bound solid metal particles overlaying the raised portions to mechanically bind and electrically connect the tabs to the busbar.. .

Metal-air battery

The present disclosure relates to a metal-air battery, such as a zinc (zn)-air battery with a decoupled cathode, an acidic catholyte, an alkaline anode electrolyte, and a solid electrolyte between the catholyte and the anode electrolyte.. .

Zinc-air battery

A zinc-air cell, a battery which is a low weight, low volume, or higher energy system, or a combination thereof and an apparatus for recharging the same are disclosed.. .

Integrated cooling and venting system

A cooling and venting system is disclosed. The system includes an airflow path through an aircraft, configured to accommodate a battery and allow airflow through the aircraft.

Battery system

A battery system (5) comprising at least one battery module (10) with at least one battery cell (2), and a cooling unit (20) with a duct structure (22) through which a coolant is able to flow and which has at least one inlet (24) and at least one outlet (26). The duct structure has at least one hollow-cylindrical pipe element bent in a u shape, and the duct structure passes through at least one lamella..

Temperature control device for a battery of a vehicle, vehicle having such a temperature control device and controlling the temperature of a battery of a vehicle

There is provided a temperature control device for a battery of a vehicle which has a battery housing having a battery which is arranged therein and which is intended to have its temperature controlled, and a battery heat transmission device, which are arranged with spacing from each other so as to form an intermediate space, wherein a temperature control medium can be introduced into the intermediate space. The temperature control device further has a delimitation device, an air chamber which is arranged between the battery heat transmission device and the delimitation device, an air inlet opening for supplying ambient air to the air chamber and an air outlet opening for discharging air from the air chamber.

Control of current in parallel battery strings

A battery assembly has a first battery string including a first plurality of cells connected in series. A second battery string is connected in parallel to the first battery string and includes a second plurality of cells connected in series.

Battery pack for vehicle, and vehicle

A battery pack for a vehicle includes at least one battery module; and a thermal management system disposed below the at least one battery module and configured to cool the at least one battery module with a liquid coolant. The thermal management system includes: an upper plate that is composed of a steel material having a corrosion preventive layer on a surface thereof, and that is configured to support the at least one battery module on a first side of the upper plate; and a lower plate that is composed of a steel material having a corrosion protection layer on a surface thereof, the lower plate arranged at a second side of the upper plate opposite the first side, and together with the upper plate forms a passage therebetween configured to provide circulation of the liquid coolant..

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

Disclosed is a battery module, which includes a battery cell assembly including a plurality of battery cells stacked on each other along a vertical direction, a heatsink configured to cover one side of the battery cell assembly, and a pair of cooling plates connected to the heatsink to cover both side surfaces of the battery cell assembly, respectively, the pair of cooling plates having a coolant channel formed along a stacking direction of the plurality of battery cells.. .

System for closed loop direct cooling of a sealed high voltage traction battery pack

One general aspect includes an electric vehicle (ev) high voltage (hv) battery pack cooling system, including: at least one battery cell positioned in a first compartment of a hv battery pack, where the first compartment is communicatively coupled to a cooling fluid inlet and a cooling fluid outlet positioned on the hv battery pack. The electric vehicle also includes a cooling fluid.

Battery device, battery monitoring device and battery monitoring method

Disclosed is a battery device including a battery; a plurality of sensors attached to the battery; and a transceiving circuit configured to transmit a signal received from a monitoring device to the plurality of sensors and to transmit signals received from the plurality of sensors to the monitoring device. The plurality of sensors generate surface acoustic waves (saws) in response to the signal received from the monitoring device, when receiving the signal from the monitoring device through the transceiving circuit, and the plurality of sensors include at least one first sensor configured to output a first signal corresponding to a saw varied depending on a temperature of the battery; at least one second sensor configured to output a second signal corresponding to a saw varied depending on pressure of the battery; and at least one third sensor configured to output a third signal corresponding to a saw varied depending on an electrolyte leakage state of the battery..

Safety structure of a battery pack

A power battery pack may include several pouch or hard-shelled electrochemical cells. A safety structure for the power battery pack may include an expansion absorption layer, a supporting and fixing tray, an upper module press plate, a lower module bottom plate, and the like.

Overcharge protection of batteries using current interrupt devices

A battery system includes a main electrochemical cell that includes a cathode and an anode, a cathode tab electrically coupled to the cathode, and an anode tab electrically coupled to the anode. A second electrochemical cell is electrically coupled to the cathode tab and the anode tab.

Systems, methods, and devices for health monitoring of an energy storage device

A monitoring device for a battery pack, which includes a plurality of battery cells, has at least one ultrasound source and at least one ultrasound sensor. The ultrasound source can be configured to generate and direct ultrasound at one or more battery cells of the battery pack.

Method for preventing duplicate allocation of id to battery modules

The present disclosure relates to a method for preventing duplicate allocation of an id to battery modules, and in particularly, to a method for preventing duplicate allocation of an id to battery modules wherein an id is prevented from being allocated in a duplicated manner by diagnosing each state where the id is to be allocated in a duplicated manner.. .

Sodium-sulfur battery

A sodium-sulfur battery includes a partition wall formed of a solid electrolyte, a cathode chamber formed on one of opposite sides of the partition wall, an anode chamber formed on another one of the opposite sides of the partition wall, sulfur accommodated in the cathode chamber, sodium some of which is accommodated in the anode chamber, a sodium container accommodating most of remaining sodium, and a communication passage communicating the anode chamber with the sodium container, and including a finely-perforated portion extending into the sodium container and opening inside the sodium container. Moreover, the communication passage further includes a shutoff portion for closing the communication passage itself..

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

A battery is provided. The battery includes an electrode having a flat shape.

Method for producing secondary battery

Provided is a method for producing a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery. A negative electrode core of a negative electrode plate has front and back surfaces each with a surface roughness different from the other rz.

Apparatus and manufacturing cable-type secondary battery and cable-type secondary battery manufactured by the same

Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a cable-type secondary battery, which includes successively supplying a first electrode member, a separator ribbon and a second electrode member around a rod-shaped winding core, wherein a width of the first electrode member and a width of the second electrode member are respectively smaller than a winding circumference, and a width of the separator ribbon is greater than the winding circumference.. .

All-solid state secondary battery, particles for all-solid state secondary battery, solid electrolyte composition for all-solid state secondary battery, and electrode sheet for all-solid state secondary battery, and methods for manufacturing same

Provided are an all-solid state secondary battery including inorganic solid electrolyte particles having conductivity for ions of metals belonging to group i or ii of the periodic table; and electrode active material particles, in which a proportion of a nitrogen element in an element composition of a surface of at least one kind of the inorganic solid electrolyte particles or the electrode active material particles is 0.1 atm % or more, particles for an all-solid state secondary battery, a solid electrolyte composition for an all-solid state secondary battery for which the particles are used, an electrode sheet for an all-solid state secondary battery, and an all-solid state secondary battery, and methods for manufacturing the same.. .

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and production method thereof

Provided is a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery that can be produced with high yield, through suppression of breakage of electrode collector portions during production and through suppression of damage to an electrode body during welding. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery disclosed herein is provided with: an electrode body in which a plurality of electrodes are stacked; and a nonaqueous electrolyte.

Stacked all-solid-state battery and manufacturing the same

Provided is a stacked all-solid-state battery including a plurality of all-solid-state batteries, each all-solid-state battery including a cathode layer that has a cathode current collector and a cathode active material layer containing a cathode active material and formed on the cathode current collector, an anode layer that has an anode current collector and an anode active material layer containing an anode active material and formed on the anode current collector, and a solid electrolyte layer disposed between the cathode active material layer and the anode active material layer and containing a solid electrolyte having a lithium ion conductivity. The plurality of all-solid-state batteries are stacked, and the plurality of all-solid-state batteries include two adjacent all-solid-state batteries, the two all-solid-state batteries being configured such that the cathode current collector of one all-solid-state battery is directly joined to the anode current collector of the other all-solid-state battery..

Method for producing secondary battery including coating on electrode surface

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All-solid state secondary battery, particles for all-solid state secondary battery, solid electrolyte composition for all-solid state secondary battery, and electrode sheet for all-solid state secondary battery, and methods for manufacturing same

Provided are all-solid state secondary battery containing sulfide-based inorganic solid electrolyte particles having conductivity for ions of metals belonging to group i or ii of the periodic table and non-oxide-based electrode active material particles, in which a proportion of an oxygen element in an element composition of a surface of at least one kind of the sulfide-based inorganic solid electrolyte particles or the non-oxide-based electrode active material particles is 3.0 atm % or more, particles for an all-solid state secondary battery, a solid electrolyte composition for an all-solid state secondary battery, an electrode sheet for an all-solid state secondary battery, and an all-solid state secondary battery for which the particles for an all-solid state secondary battery are used, and methods for manufacturing the same.. .

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

A secondary battery is provided. The secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte layer, and the electrolyte layer includes an electrolytic solution and a copolymer containing vinylidene fluoride, hexafluoropropylene, and a hetero-unsaturated compound..

Positive electrode active material, positive electrode, battery, battery pack, electronic device, electric vehicle, power storage device, and power system

A positive electrode includes first active material particles, second active material particles, and third active material particles, and the second active material particles include an aggregation of second primary particles. The average particle size d1 of the first active material particles, the average particle size d2 of the second active material particles, and the average particle size d3 of the third active material particles satisfy a relationship of d1>d2>d3.

Lithium ion secondary battery and manufacturing same

A lithium ion secondary battery at least includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte solution. The positive electrode at least includes a positive electrode active material and a binder.

Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

In this non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, a positive terminal and a negative terminal extend in a first direction, protrude from a laminated cell stack, and are provided so that a center line is interposed therebetwen, the center line passing through a midpoint of both ends of the laminated cell stack in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction and extending in the first direction when the laminated cell stack is seen in plan view, and a first terminal with higher heat dissipation efficiency among the positive terminal and the negative terminal is provided in a location closer to the center line than a location of a second terminal with lower heat dissipation efficiency among the positive terminal and the negative terminal.. .

Positive electrode active material for lithium ion secondary battery, positive electrode for lithium ion secondary battery, and lithium ion secondary battery using the same

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Lithium ion battery

A lithium ion battery including a shell, an anode, a cathode and an electrolyte film is provided. The anode includes a carbon nanotube sponge and a plurality of transition metal oxide particles.

Lithium ion battery

A lithium ion battery including a shell, an anode, a cathode, an electrolyte and a separator is provided. The anode includes a carbon nanotube sponge and a plurality of transition metal oxide particles.

Lithium ion battery anode

A lithium ion battery anode includes a carbon nanotube sponge and a plurality of transition metal oxide particles. The carbon nanotube sponge is a honeycomb structure including a plurality of carbon nanotubes joined with each other by van der waals attractive force.

Electrode for secondary battery and manufacturing the same

The present invention relates to an electrode for a secondary battery, comprising an electrode current collector and a lithium metal layer disposed on one surface of the electrode current collector, wherein a thickness difference between the thinnest portion and the thickest portion of the lithium metal layer is 1,000 pm or less, and a method of manufacturing the same.. .

Negative electrode active material, mixed negative electrode active material, negative electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, lithium ion secondary battery, and, production negative electrode active material

The present disclosure relates to a negative electrode active material including: particles of negative electrode active material, wherein the particles of negative electrode active material contain particles of silicon compound containing a silicon compound (siox: 0.55≤x≤1.6), and the particles of silicon compound includes at least one or more kinds of li2sio3 and li4sio4; the particles of silicon compound contain nickel; and, a mass of the nickel to a mass of the particles of negative electrode active material is 2 mass ppm or more and 100 mass ppm or less. Thus, when used as the negative electrode active material of a secondary battery, a negative electrode active material capable of improving the initial charge/discharge characteristics and cycle characteristics is provided..

Cable-type secondary battery combined with signal wire

The present disclosure discloses a cable-type secondary battery combined with a signal wire, including: a cable-type secondary battery extending in a lengthwise direction and having a hollow interior; a signal wire unit inserted into the cable-type secondary battery and extending in the lengthwise direction of the cable; and a cable sheath covering the cable-type secondary battery.. .

Cathode material for lithium-ion secondary battery and lithium-ion secondary battery

A cathode material for a lithium-ion secondary battery which is made of agglomerated secondary particles formed by agglomeration of a plurality of primary particles of electrode active material particles made of a transition metal lithium phosphate compound having an olivine structure that is coated with a carbonaceous material, in which an arithmetic average roughness ra of agglomerated secondary particle surfaces observed using a three-dimensional scanning electron microscope is 3 nm or more and less than 15 nm.. .

Composition for adhesive layer of non-aqueous secondary battery, adhesive layer for non-aqueous secondary battery, adhesive layer-equipped separator for non-aqueous secondary battery, adhesive layer-equipped electrode for non-aqueous secondary battery, non-aqueous secondary battery, and producing same

Provided is a composition for an adhesive layer of a non-aqueous secondary battery allowing formation of an adhesive layer that can achieve both high process adhesiveness and high blocking resistance in battery members such as an electrode and a separator. The presently disclosed composition for an adhesive layer of a non-aqueous secondary battery includes a particulate polymer a that has a glass-transition temperature of no higher than 20° c.

Fabrication all solid-state thin-film battery

A method of forming an all solid-state thin-film battery that can be scaled down and be integrated into a cmos process is provided. The method includes a lift-off process in which battery material layers formed upon a patterned sacrificial material are removed from a bottom electrode, while battery material layers that are formed directly on a surface of the bottom electrode remain after performing the lift-off process.

Three-dimensional thin-film battery device

A three-dimensional (3d) thin-film battery device that has improved capacity and reduced specific resistance, without increased lateral battery size, is provided. The 3d thin-film battery device includes an all solid-state battery stack structure (e.g., a lithium-based battery stack structure) that is present on a surface of a textured substrate.

Fabrication all solid-state thin-film battery

A method of forming an all solid-state thin-film battery that can be scaled down and be integrated into a cmos process is provided. The method includes a lift-off process in which battery material layers formed upon a patterned sacrificial material are removed from a bottom electrode, while battery material layers that are formed directly on a surface of the bottom electrode remain after performing the lift-off process.

Three-dimensional thin-film battery device

A three-dimensional (3d) thin-film battery device that has improved capacity and reduced specific resistance, without increased lateral battery size, is provided. The 3d thin-film battery device includes an all solid-state battery stack structure (e.g., a lithium-based battery stack structure) that is present on a surface of a textured substrate.

Secondary battery

The present invention relates to a secondary battery comprising: an electrode assembly; and a thermal contractible protection layer disposed on an outer surface of the electrode assembly and contracted by heat.. .

High performance negative electrode active materials for sodium ion batteries

A negative electrode active material for a sodium-ion battery, the negative electrode active material including: a layered carbonaceous material; and a composition of the formula naxsny-zmz disposed between layers of the layered carbonaceous material, wherein m is ti, k, ge, sb, p, or a combination thereof, and 0<x≤15, 1≤y≤5, and 0≤z≤1.. .

Manufacturing electrode for secondary battery

The positive electrode active material layer includes a plurality of particles of a positive electrode active material and a reaction mixture where reduced graphene oxide is bonded to a polymer having a functional group as a side chain. The reduced graphene oxide has a sheet-like shape and high conductivity and thus functions as a conductive additive by being in contact with the plurality of particles of the positive electrode active material.

Conductive auxiliary agent, electrode material for battery, and manufacturing electrode material for battery

A conductive auxiliary agent for an electrode slurry for a battery. The electrode slurry contains an electrode active material and a conductive auxiliary agent, and is applied to a sheet-shaped current collector.

Negative electrode plate, producing the same, and secondary battery using the same

Provided is a negative electrode plate. A negative electrode plate includes a negative current collector and a first coating layer arranged on a surface of the negative current collector.

Positive-electrode materials: methods for their preparation and use in lithium secondary batteries

A positive-electrode material for a lithium secondary battery. The material includes a lithium oxide compound or a complex oxide as reactive substance.

Carbonaceous material for sodium ion secondary battery negative electrode, and sodium ion secondary battery using carbonaceous material for sodium ion secondary battery negative electrode

The purpose of the present invention is to provide a sodium ion secondary battery that has high discharge capacity, excellent cycling characteristics, and excellent storage characteristics. The present invention achieves said purpose by means of a carbonaceous material for a sodium ion secondary battery negative electrode.

Cathode material for lithium-ion secondary battery and lithium-ion secondary battery

A cathode material for a lithium-ion secondary battery which is made of agglomerated secondary particles formed by agglomeration of a plurality of primary particles of electrode active material particles made of a transition metal lithium phosphate compound having an olivine structure that is coated with a carbonaceous material, in which an arithmetic average roughness ra of agglomerated secondary particle surfaces observed using a three-dimensional scanning electron microscope is 15 nm or more and 25 nm or less.. .

Negative active material for secondary battery and secondary battery using the same

Disclosed is a negative active material, which has a small change in a volume during charge/discharge, has enhanced initial efficiency and capacity maintenance characteristics. A fine crystalline region exists on a matrix of an alloy, and lithium is more easily dispersed due to the fine crystalline region.

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

A negative-electrode active material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery containing a silicon material, wherein the negative-electrode active material can constitute a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery having high charge capacity, high initial charge/discharge efficiency, and good cycle characteristics. A negative-electrode active material particle according to an embodiment includes a lithium silicate phase represented by li2zsio(2+z) {0<z<2} and particles dispersed in the lithium silicate phase.

Coated nickel hydroxide powder for positive electrode active material of alkaline secondary battery, and production method therefor

The ph of a suspension of a nickel hydroxide powder is kept at 8 to 11.5, and an aqueous cobalt salt solution and an aqueous alkali, solution are supplied to the suspension while the ratio of the supply rate ρ of the aqueous cobalt salt solution to the product of the supply width d of the aqueous cobalt salt solution in a direction orthogonal to the flow direction of the suspension and the flow velocity v of the suspension in a contact portion between the suspension and the aqueous cobalt salt solution, that is, ρ/(d×v) is controlled to be 3.8×10−4 mol/cm2 or less to coat the surface of nickel hydroxide particles with cobalt hydroxide. Then, the ph of a slurry of the cobalt-hydroxide-coated nickel hydroxide powder is adjusted to 12.5 or higher, and oxygen is supplied to the slurry so that the total amount of oxygen supplied per mole of cobalt in the coating is 30 l/mol or more to oxidize cobalt hydroxide..

Lithium powder, lithium ion secondary battery negative electrode using the same, and lithium ion secondary battery using the lithium ion secondary battery negative electrode

A lithium powder includes: a core of metallic lithium; and a coating layer coating a surface of at least a part of the core. The coating layer contains lithium carbonate including a surface in at least a part of which lithium oxide is present.

Negative electrode for secondary battery

Provided herein are a negative electrode and a secondary battery including the same. In particular, the negative electrode includes: a current collector; a first active material layer including first active material particles and disposed on the current collector; and a second active material layer including second active material particles and disposed on the first active material layer, in which a lithium ion diffusion rate of the second active material particles is two to three times that of the first active material particles..

Positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, producing same, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using said positive electrode active material

Provided is a method for producing a positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, the method including: a mixing step of obtaining a w-containing mixture of li-metal composite oxide particles represented by the formula: lizni1-x-ycoxmyo2 and composed of primary particles and secondary particles formed by aggregation of the primary particles, 2 mass % or more of water with respect to the oxide particles, and a w compound or a w compound and a li compound, the w-containing mixture having a molar ratio of the total amount of li contained in the water and the solid w compound, or the w compound and the li compound of 1.5 or more and less than 3.0 with respect to the amount of w contained therein; and a heat treatment step of heating the w-containing mixture to form lithium tungstate on the surface of the primary particles.. .

Positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, producing same, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery using said positive electrode active material

Provided is a method for producing a positive electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, the method including: a mixing step of obtaining a w-containing mixture of li metal composite oxide particles represented by the formula: lizni1-x-ycoxmyo2 and composed of primary particles and secondary particles formed by aggregation of the primary particles, 2 mass % or more of water with respect to the oxide particles, and a w compound or a w compound and a li compound, the w-containing mixture having a molar ratio of the total amount of li contained in water and the solid w compound or the w compound and the li compound of 3 to 5 with respect to the amount of w contained therein; and a heat treatment step of heating the w-containing mixture to form lithium tungstate on the surface of the primary particles of the li metal composite oxide particles.. .

Encapsulated anode active material particles, lithium secondary batteries containing same, and manufacturing

Provided is particulate of an anode active material for a lithium battery, comprising one or a plurality of anode active material particles being embraced or encapsulated by a thin layer of a high-elasticity polymer having a recoverable tensile strain no less than 5%, a lithium ion conductivity no less than 10−6 s/cm at room temperature, and a thickness from 0.5 nm to 10 μm, wherein the polymer contains an ultrahigh molecular weight (uhmw) polymer having a molecular weight from 0.5×106 to 9×106 grams/mole. The uhmw polymer is preferably selected from polyacrylonitrile, polyethylene oxide, polypropylene oxide, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, polyacrylamide, poly(methyl methacrylate), poly(methyl ether acrylate), a copolymer thereof, a sulfonated derivative thereof, a chemical derivative thereof, or a combination thereof..

Granular composite for manufacturing negative electrode of lithium-ion secondary cell

A negative electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery including a laminated electrode layer and collector obtained by: mixing particles (a) composed of a substance including an element capable of intercalating and deintercalating lithium ions and containing no graphite, particles (b) composed of graphite, carbonaceous fibers (c), and a polymer (d) containing a polysaccharide and having a specified viscosity to obtain a granular composite in which each of particles (a) and each of carbonaceous fibers (c) contact with each other through the polymer (d) to be integrated, thereby forming a substructure (s), at least part of the particles (b) is covered with the substructure (s), and each of the particles (b) has contact with each other through the substructure (s); mixing a liquid medium, the granular composite and a binder to obtain slurry or paste; and allowing the slurry or the paste to adhere to the collector.. .

Negative electrode active material containing graphite material and battery including negative electrode containing negative electrode active material

A negative electrode active material contains a graphite material represented by a formula caxbyc1-y, where x and y satisfy 0<x<0.2 and 2x≤y≤0.5.. .

Anode for secondary battery and secondary battery including the same

The present disclosure relates to an anode for a secondary battery in which sn metal powder particles function as a conductive material in combination with a carbonaceous conductive material, and a secondary battery including the anode and having improved electroconductivity. The secondary battery including the anode has improved electroconductivity and reduced resistance, and thus can show excellent output performance..

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

(in formula 1, m1, m2, m3, a, x, y, z, and w are the same as those defined in the specification).. .

Non-aqueous secondary battery electrode, manufacturing same, and non-aqueous secondary battery

In a non-aqueous secondary battery electrode, an electrode mixture layer containing an active material and a binder is provided on one side or both sides of a current collector. The current collector is made of austenitic stainless steel.

Method for making lithium ion battery anode

A method for making lithium ion battery anode includes: scrapping a carbon nanotube array to obtain a carbon nanotube source, and adding the carbon nanotube source into water to form a carbon nanotube dispersion; providing a transition metal nitrate, adding the transition metal nitrate to the carbon nanotube dispersion to form a mixture of a carbon nanotube floccule and a transition metal nitrate solution; freeze-drying the mixture of the carbon nanotube floccule and the transition metal nitrate solution under vacuum condition to form a lithium ion batter anode preform; and, heat-treating the lithium ion battery anode preform to form the lithium ion battery anode.. .

Anode structure for solid-state lithium-based thin-film battery

A solid-state lithium-based battery is provided in which the formation of lithium islands (i.e., lumps) during a charging/recharging cycle is reduced, or even eliminated. Reduction or elimination of lithium islands (i.e., lumps) can be provided by forming a lithium nucleation enhancement liner between a lithium-based solid-state electrolyte layer and a top electrode of a solid-state lithium based battery..

Anode structure for solid-state lithium-based thin-film battery

A solid-state lithium-based battery is provided in which the formation of lithium islands (i.e., lumps) during a charging/recharging cycle is reduced, or even eliminated. Reduction or elimination of lithium islands (i.e., lumps) can be provided by forming a lithium nucleation enhancement liner between a lithium-based solid-state electrolyte layer and a top electrode of a solid-state lithium based battery..

Secondary battery and manufacturing same

Provided is a secondary battery including a pressure type current interrupt device with reduced welding failures and high productivity as a result. A secondary battery disclosed herein includes an electrode body, a battery case for housing the electrode body, an electrode terminal electrically connected to the electrode body, and a current interrupt device provided in a conduction path between the electrode body and the electrode terminal to interrupt the conduction path in response to increase in pressure in the battery case.

Low profile pressure disconnect device for lithium ion batteries

Casings for lithium ion batteries are provided that include a container or assembly that defines a base, side walls and a top or lid, and a vent structure associated with the container or assembly. A flame arrestor may be positioned in proximity to the vent structure.

Vent shield for a battery module

The present disclosure relates generally to a battery module having a housing and a stack of battery cells disposed in the housing. Each battery cell has a battery cell terminal and a battery cell vent on an end of each battery cell, and the battery cell vent is configured to exhaust effluent into the housing.

Battery terminal comprising an integrated spring or a flexible pad

A battery system includes a first battery cell that is electrically connected to a second battery cell via directed contact between compliant terminals of the first and second battery cells. The compliant terminals include a first end that is electrically connected an electrode assembly disposed within the cell, a second end disposed outside the cell, and an elastically compliant portion disposed between the second end and a cell housing..

Current collecting board and battery module

A current collecting board includes a base board, a conductive board mounted on the base board, a number of conductive plates, and a number of security elements. The base board includes a first surface, a second surface, and a number of receiving protrusions extending upwardly from the first surface.

Li-s battery with carbon coated separator

A li—s battery cell comprising a sulphur-containing cathode, a lithium-containing anode, a separator in between the cathode and anode with an electrolyte on both sides of the separator filling interspaces between the anode and the cathode. The separator contains electrically conducting carbon and prevents polysulphide intermediates from migrating from the sulphur-containing cathode to the lithium anode..

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

One aspect of the present invention provides a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a sulfur-containing positive electrode, a negative electrode, a cation exchange resin layer interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, a positive electrode electrolyte, and a negative electrode electrolyte. The positive electrode electrolyte contains lithium polysulfide, and a sulfur equivalent concentration of the positive electrode electrolyte is higher than the sulfur equivalent concentration of the negative electrode electrolyte.

Secondary battery

A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery is provided with: a cathode; an anode; a nonaqueous electrolyte containing a nonaqueous solvent; an outer packaging for accommodating the cathode, the anode, and the nonaqueous electrolyte; and a pressure release valve for reducing the internal pressure of the outer packaging, said valve being actuated at a battery temperature of 145° c. Or less when the battery temperature rises..

Consolidated fill port plug and safety vent for battery applications

A plug for a fill port of a battery cell includes a body defining a channel. The plug includes a cover coupled to the body and covering the channel.

Battery module comprising end plates having improved strucutre, and end plate member therefor

The present disclosure discloses a battery module including a cell assembly including a plurality of cells arranged in a direction, and an end plate member configured to cover at least outermost sides of the cell assembly in the cell arrangement direction, wherein the end plate member includes two or more openings configured as holes bored in a thickness direction of end plates, and a frame part located between neighboring openings and having rigidity.. .

Embedded formation of wearable and flexible batteries

An apparatus system is provided which comprises: a fabric; a self-assembled monolayer (sam) material formed on the fabric; and a battery cell formed on the fabric, wherein a current collector of the battery cell is at least in part formed on the sam material.. .

Portable electronic device and joining mechanism thereof

A joining mechanism includes a main body and a positioning assembly. The positioning assembly includes a first positioning member, a second positioning member, a first resilient member and a second resilient member.

Method for assembling battery pack, and battery pack

A method for assembling a battery pack having a cell group includes stacking the plurality of the unit cells such that distal end portions of the electrode tabs of the unit cells are bent along a stacking direction, disposing a pair of first cover members both ends of the unit cells in the stacking direction, disposing a pair of second cover members on both ends of the unit cells in a direction that intersects with the stacking direction, welding the first and second cover members while the cell group is pressurized using the first cover members. The welding of the first cover members and the second cover members is performed prior to electrically connecting the unit cells by a bus bar.

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a cell group, a spacer, a plurality of bus bars, and a bus bar holder. The cell group includes stacked unit cells, each including a cell body having a power generation element and an electrode tab having distal end portions bent along the stacking direction.

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a plurality of stacked battery assemblies and an insulating spacer. The battery assemblies are provided with a pair of unit cells stacked in a thickness direction.

Cylindrical cell toggle holder

Methods and systems are provided for mounting cylindrical battery cells together into a battery. Systems are provided for securing cylindrical battery cells by a crimped region allowing for a strong contact point while strongly holding a cell in a battery.

Battery spacer

A battery spacer includes: a storage case having a bottomed cylindrical shape in which a battery is stored; a lid part which closes an opening of the storage case; and a positive electrode relay terminal which is provided to the lid part, a part of which protrudes from a top surface of the lid part, and which abuts on a positive electrode terminal of the battery in the storage case. The lid part has a protruding section formed which protrudes further to the battery side than a terminal contact surface at which the positive electrode terminal of the battery abuts on the positive electrode relay terminal.

Secondary battery

Disclosed is a secondary battery. According to the present invention, a charging/discharging pin is prevented from being separated from a top cap while the secondary is charged and discharged to improve safety during the charging/discharging of the secondary battery.

Sealing body of cylindrical battery, and cylindrical battery

A sealing body of a cylindrical battery, including: a sealing plate with a through-hole formed at a center of a metallic disk and a thin-walled portion formed into a groove in a planar surface of the disk, the sealing plate mounted to a cylindrical battery can having a closed bottom, so as to seal an opening of the battery can, the battery can doubling as an electrode current collector of either a positive or negative electrode and housing a power generating element; an electrode terminal of another of the positive or negative electrode, the electrode terminal including a shaft portion inserted into the through-hole and fitted to the sealing plate; and a sealing gasket made of resin and interposed between the shaft portion and the through-hole. The thin-walled portion has an arc shape and is not formed along a circle concentric with an outer periphery of the sealing plate..

Electrode assembly having high flexibility and battery cell including the same

Wherein t is an average thickness (mm) of the spiral-wound electrode assembly, x is the horizontal length of the electrode assembly, and y is the vertical length of the electrode assembly, and s is a constant of 8 or more, and ln(x/y)≥1.. .

Battery cell housing and producing same

A battery cell housing includes a housing shell and a housing cover. A bearing surface and a first connecting surface separate thereto are present on the housing shell (16) on at least two mutually facing side walls or on all side.

Illuminated instrument strap

The illuminated instrument strap includes fasteners to removably secure it to an instrument. A light, including a plurality of leds capable of generating colors, are operably connected to a control box is disposed along the length of the instrument strap.

Display control device and display control method

Provided is a display control device that can, even with a self-emitting display, minimize power consumption and dramatically increase the battery life time of information device. The display control device includes: a phase adjustment circuit that adjusts a phase difference between input image data including a vertical blanking period and memory image data read from a frame buffer, by adjusting the number of vertical blanking lines on the basis of a difference between the number of vertical lines related to the input image data and the number of vertical lines related to phase adjusted image data in which the number of vertical blanking lines related to the memory image data is adjusted, and generating the phase adjusted image data; a selector that outputs the phase adjusted image data to the display as output image data in the period lasting until image display under psr terminates; and a vertical line number calculation circuit that outputs a vertical line number signal related to the number of vertical lines related to output image data to the display until when a head of a frame of the output image data is output..

Wireless fire-protection system

A system including a pressure vessel, an actuator, a wireless transmitter, a wireless receiver, and a battery. The actuator is at an outlet of the pressure vessel and is configured to, when activated, release fire-suppression agent held under pressure within the pressure vessel.

Personal security whistle apparatus

A personal security apparatus includes an electronic device that includes a housing having a front wall, a rear wall, and a side wall extending between peripheral edges of the front wall and the rear wall, respectively, the housing defining an interior area. A whistle assembly operably situated on the housing that includes a slit defined by the front wall of the housing, the slit being displaced from and proximate to the side wall of the housing.

Transponder-unit for facilitating authorization associated with an article

Disclosed is a transponder-unit for facilitating authorization associated with at least one article is provided. The transponder-unit may include a planar base including a planar cavity.

Electronic apparatus, and method and computer-readable medium therefor

An electronic apparatus includes a usb (universal serial bus) interface configured to connect with a plurality of external devices and supply an electric power to each of the external devices connected with the interface, the plurality of external devices including a first device having a battery and a second device, and a controller configured to, when the first device and the second device are connected with the interface, determine whether the first device satisfies a first condition concerning charging of the battery of the first device, and in response to determining that the first device satisfies the first condition, make a specific ratio of an electric power to be supplied to the first device via the interface to an electric power to be supplied to the second device via the interface larger than when it is determined that the first device does not satisfy the first condition.. .

Radiation imaging apparatus and control method thereof

A radiation imaging apparatus that generates an image by receiving radiation transmitted through an object, comprises a sensor array configured to detect radiation, an obtaining unit configured to obtain an image signal from a detection signal of the sensor array, a power reception unit configured to receive power supplied from outside, and battery that is charged by using the power received by the power reception unit. The radiation imaging apparatus generates, in response to the satisfaction of a predetermined condition after power reception is started by the power reception unit, an image for correction by obtaining the image signal from the obtaining unit..

Power supply monitoring system using optical estimation

Systems and corresponding methods for optical monitoring of a state of charge or a state of health of a battery are described. For example, the battery monitoring system may include an imaging device that captures images of cells of the battery and determines states of charge of the cells based on observed dimensional changes over time, e.g., relative to reference markers.

Assembled battery monitoring system

An assembled battery monitoring system includes: a voltage monitoring apparatus; discharging resistance elements and rc filters that are correspondingly coupled between battery cells of an assembled battery and the voltage monitoring apparatus; and discharging switches disposed in the voltage monitoring apparatus correspondingly to the battery cells. The voltage monitoring apparatus has at least three connection terminals for each of the battery cells.

Method and monitoring a dc power source

Evaluation of a dc power source can include communication with a voltmeter that is arranged to monitor electrical potential across positive and negative electrodes. The method includes determining a full-cell open-circuit voltage (“ocv”), an associated positive half-cell ocv, and an associated negative half-cell ocv at a start-of-life point of the dc power source.

A system and a determining state-of-charge of a battery

The invention relates to a method and a system for calculating a total state-of-charge of a battery, wherein the method comprises wherein the method comprises calculating the total state-of-charge as a coulomb counting state-of-charge, upon determining that the battery is charging. Determining an off period, which is the time period that the battery has not received charge, upon determining that the battery is no longer charging.

Current measuring circuit, battery and motor vehicle

A current measuring circuit for redundantly measuring electrical current includes a measuring resistor, a magnetic field sensor, and an evaluation circuit on an evaluation circuit board. The evaluation circuit is used to determine electrical current using the measuring resistor.

Current measurement techniques to compensate for shunt drift

Described are various current measurement techniques that can compensate for drift in shunt resistance. Determining a resistance of a shunt resistor, e.g., coupled to a battery terminal, can include introducing a known signal in sync with the chop phases of a dual system chop scheme, chopping the known signal out in the main signal path, and explicitly extracting the known signal in a parallel, additional signal deprocessing path..

Water leak detector device and leak detection procedure

A device is produced as a small sphere with neutral buoyancy, within which there is, at least, one hydrophone that is connected to a signal processor, which stores the information on a memory card and that is powered by at least one battery. This signal processor has a clock module, through which the sailing time elapsed for each audio signal received by the hydrophone is recorded in the memory.

Cooling system with thermal battery

A cooling system includes an evaporator unit, a condensing unit, and a thermal battery fluidly coupled to the evaporator unit and the condensing unit. The cooling system also includes a control system configured to selectively direct a fluid refrigerant between any two of the condensing unit, the evaporator unit, and the thermal battery..

Decorative lighting

Provided is a decorative light with a tubular body having a bundle of optical fibers, one or more light sources, powered by a rechargeable battery and a solar panel which charge the rechargeable battery. Also provided is a decorative light with a tubular body having a plurality of light sources on a strip, an integrated circuit chip for controlling the timing of the light sources, powered by a rechargeable battery and a solar panel which charges the rechargeable battery.

Multi-functional phosphorescent lighting devices

The lighting device disclosed includes a lighting element positioned in a housing and a battery system coupled to an inside of the housing and operably connected to and enabling the lighting element to emit light. The lighting device includes a first phosphorescent element which is positioned to absorb light from an ambient light source, the lighting element, or both.

Light, portable lighting device and method

A light is provided having an extensible member of elastic material, at least one lamp, a pair of electrical contacts, at least one electrical lead, and a retention member. The at least one lamp is carried by the extensible member.

Ignition coil boost at low rpm

A system and method for enhancing spark generation in an ignition coil of an internal combustion engine at low rotational speeds of the flywheel. The method and system monitor the rotational speed of the flywheel and, when the rotational speed of the flywheel is below a threshold rotational speed, the system and method supplies voltage pulses to the primary winding.

Ignition safety control

A safety control system and method to be used with a starter system having a battery, ignition switch, starter, starter relay, and starter solenoid, the safety control system including an interrupt relay configured to be connected between a battery and the starter, and a controller configured to control the interrupt relay to selectively allow power from the battery to be supplied to the starter.. .

Engine generator

An engine generator, including an engine having a piston reciprocating inside a cylinder, a generator unit having a three-phase winding, driven by the engine to generate power and operating as an engine starter motor during engine starting, a power converter circuit connected to the generator unit, a battery supplying power to the generator unit through the power converter circuit during engine starting, an engine speed detection unit detecting an engine speed, a connection switching unit switching a connection configuration of the winding to one of a wye-connection and a delta-connection, and a connection switching control unit controlling the connection switching unit to switch the connection configuration to the wye-connection when the engine speed is lower than a predetermined engine speed, and to switch the connection configuration to the delta-connection when the engine speed is equal to or higher than the predetermined engine speed, during engine starting.. .

Retractable privacy system and method

A retractable privacy system and method are disclosed. The system has two or more drums having one or more motors inside each of the respective drums.

Battery-powered window covering

Embodiments of motorized window coverings are described herein. Various embodiments may include a shade, a shade deployment assembly, one or more batteries, and wiring.

Door lock and handle assembly

A door handle assembly that allows for easy removal and switching of handles is disclosed. Such an arrangement may provide the flexibility to change handle orientation and interchange handles based on a user's circumstances or preferences such as when a door handle is configured as a lever having a curved shape.

Pitch-based ultrafine carbon fibers, producing same, non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery negative electrode using said pitch-based ultrafine carbon fibers, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery having said non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery negative electrode

The present invention provides pitch-based ultrafine carbon fibers that have an average fiber diameter of at least 100 nm and less than 700 nm, and an average fiber length of 10 μm or more, wherein c—o bonds>c═o bonds in terms of the abundance ratio (molar ratio) of c—o bonds and c═o bonds derived from the o1s orbital as measured by x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.. .

Linear actuator system for moving tines of a work vehicle

Linear electric actuators are used for moving forks or tines of a forklift. The tines can be positioned to move horizontally, inward or outward, along a guide, according to actuation of the linear electric actuators.

Method for prohibiting the propulsion of an electrical airplane connected to a ground station

A method for prohibiting the propulsion of an electrical airplane when the airplane is galvanically connected to a ground station. The electrical airplane comprises a battery assembly, a low voltage electrical network provided with power contactors, at least one integrated electrical propulsion system and a processor.

Electric aircraft and power supply device

There is provided an electric apparatus including a battery (6); a first pair of motors (3a, 3d) coupled with a first pair of wings and a second pair of motors (3b, 3e) coupled with a second pair of wings; and a first motor control circuitry (12ad) configured to control, the first pair of motors and a second motor control circuitry (12be) configured to control the second pair of motors. The battery (6) is configured to supply power to the first motor control circuitry (12ad) via a first power line, and the battery (6) is configured to supply power to the second motor control circuitry (12be) via a second power line..

Bicycle drive system, bicycle drive unit, and bicycle battery unit

A bicycle drive system includes a bicycle drive unit and a bicycle battery unit. A first power supply path supplies power from the battery unit to the drive unit.

Self-propelling trolley assembly

Self-propelling trolley assembly (100), comprising a battery (156); at least one wheel (111,112) which is driven by an electric motor (151,152;1), which electric motor is powered by said battery; a rotation position or velocity sensor (9) arranged to sense a rotation position or rotation velocity of at least one trolley wheel (111,112); a user interface (153); and a control unit (150) arranged to regulate the electric motor based upon input from said user interface so as to affect a rotation of said wheel according to particular drive patterns. The invention is characterised in that the control unit is arranged to implement at least a feedback assisted propulsion drive pattern, based upon information read from said position or velocity sensor; a free-wheeling drive pattern; and a rocking drive pattern, in that all of said drive patterns are implemented using different drive voltage patterns to said electric motor, and in that the electric motor is of a type in which the stator (2) comprises a number of stator (2) poles (7) which is not an integer multiple of a corresponding number of rotor (3) poles and in which the stator poles are subdivided into at least three magnetically and electrically identical subsets (8) that are mounted one after the other around the angular direction of the electric motor..

Automatic power saver for a locomotive battery

A power system for a locomotive includes a battery configured to provide electrical power to at least one component of the locomotive, an engine monitor for detecting whether an engine of the locomotive has been shut down, and an automatic power saver operatively associated with the battery. The automatic power saver includes a controller operatively associated with the engine monitor and configured to receive an input signal from the engine monitor, when the engine is shut down, and generate an output signal if the input signal is received.

Exhaust gas control system and exhaust gas control hybrid vehicle

An exhaust gas control system for a hybrid vehicle may include a nox storage-reduction catalyst, and an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit may control the internal combustion engine so as to reduce an engine speed or stop operation of the internal combustion engine and control an electric motor so as to compensate for needed torque of the hybrid vehicle when nox reduction treatment is executed in a case where a charging amount of a battery when a predetermined nox reduction execution condition is satisfied is equal to or larger than a predetermined charging amount, and control the internal combustion engine so as to maintain operational state of the internal combustion engine at a normal operation when the nox reduction treatment is executed in a case where the charging amount of the battery when the predetermined nox reduction execution condition is satisfied is smaller than the predetermined charging amount..

Hev battery management for generating off-board power

A hybrid electric vehicle includes an internal-combustion engine (ice) and an electric machine coupled to a battery, an off-board power (obp) system, and a controller, which are configured to power internal vehicle and battery charge electrical loads, and external electrical loads. The controller monitors the electrical loads, and responds to an obp signal identifying an external electrical load, and commands the ice and electric machine to generate a combined-power greater than or equal to the loads.

Electric-only driving when approaching frequent destinations

A system for a vehicle includes a traction battery, an engine, and a controller configured to inhibit requests to start the engine in response to both the vehicle being within a first radius about a previously-identified frequent destination and an available battery energy being greater than twice a total battery energy expended during a prior trip to the destination from a second radius about the destination, the second radius being smaller than the first radius.. .

Vehicle and local area security system communications

A local area security system interfaces with one or more vehicles to provide enhanced security. The vehicles have vehicle sensors which may further help determine a presence of potential threat within a vicinity of the local area security system.

Method for calculating a setpoint for managing the fuel and electricity consumption of a hybrid motor vehicle

A method that calculates a setpoint for managing the fuel and electricity consumption of a hybrid motor vehicle includes: a) acquiring, by a navigation system on board the hybrid motor vehicle, a route to be traveled; b) dividing the route into consecutive portions; c) assigning attributes that characterize each portion; d) determining, for each of the portions, a curve or a map that links each fuel consumption value of the hybrid motor vehicle over the portion to a charge or discharge value of the traction battery; e) determining an optimal point of each curve or map, which makes it possible to minimize the fuel consumption of the hybrid motor vehicle over the entire route and to completely discharge the traction battery by the end of the route; and f) producing an energy management setpoint in accordance with the coordinates of the optimal points.. .

Power consumption control device

A power consumption control device includes: a storage battery configured to supply power to an electric motor of a plug-in electric motor vehicle; a heating unit configured to heat the storage battery using heat generated through current flowing; a power conversion unit configured to convert power supplied from an external power supply; an estimation unit configured to estimate a change in effective capacity of the storage battery when the heating unit generates heat through current flowing by the power supplied from the external power supply and raises the temperature of the storage battery to a target temperature, based on an effective capacity corresponding to the temperature and soc of the storage battery; and a controller configured to control usage of the power converted by the power conversion unit according to the change of the effective capacity, estimated by the estimation unit.. .

Vehicle battery system and controlling charge of battery in the system

A vehicle battery system and a method of controlling charge of a battery in the system are provided. The system includes a first battery module that has a plurality of battery cells connected to each other in series and a second battery module that has a plurality of battery cells connected to each other in series.

Charging rescue all-electric vehicles

A charging rescue system and method for all-electric vehicles comprises: a rescue vehicle app, a charging rescue vehicle, a rescued vehicle app, and a rescue platform. The rescue vehicle app comprises a user module, an order module, a monitoring module, and a communication module.

Three-phase or single-phase electric charger system for electric or hybrid vehicle

An electric system to charge a battery on a vehicle provides for a three-phase alternating-direct converter comprising input terminals connected to an outside power grid, a high output terminal and a low output terminal, a direct-direct converter made up of two direct-direct converter circuits, a first converter circuit having a high input terminal connected to the high output terminal of the alternating-direct converter and a second converter circuit having a low input terminal connected to the low output terminal of the alternating-direct converter, the low input terminal of the first direct-direct converter circuit being connected to the high input terminal of the second direct-direct converter circuit, and the high output terminal of the first converter circuit being connected to the high output terminal of the second converter circuit and the low output terminal of the first converter circuit being connected to the low output terminal of the second converter circuit.. .

System with a high-voltage battery and a coupling device, motor vehicle, and operating a coupling device

A system with a high-voltage battery and a coupling device that couples the high-voltage battery to a high-voltage onboard power supply system of a motor vehicle. The coupling device couples a positive pole and a negative pole with corresponding phases of the high-voltage power supply system.

Vehicle compressor system

A vehicle cooling system for cooling a vehicle battery may include a cabin cooling system having an electrical compressor arranged on a first refrigerant path and driven by a vehicle electrical system to cool a vehicle cabin, a battery cooling system having a mechanical compressor arranged on a second refrigerant path and driven by a vehicle engine, and a battery chiller in communication with both refrigerant paths and configured to cool coolant provided to a vehicle battery.. .

Robot arm and transfer system

A robot arm in accordance with an aspect of the present invention includes: a first gripping part and a second gripping part each configured to hold a separator roll including (i) a core being tubular and (ii) a separator, wound around an outer circumferential surface of the core, for use in a lithium-ion secondary battery.. .

Welded structure and manufacturing method thereof

When a linear welding trace is formed by welding a battery case and an electrode tab, an output of the laser increases to a first output during a first period after laser irradiation start to melt the battery case until the electrode tab is melted with the first output, the first output is maintained during a second period to melt the electrode tab and the battery case, the output of the laser decreases from the first output to a second output for melting only the battery case, and the second output is maintained until formation of the welding trace is completed or the laser output is decreased from the second output by an amount that is less than the decrease amount when the laser output decreased from the first output to the second output.. .

Single-position sequential laser welding system

Methods and systems for sequentially laser welding terminal tabs of a battery cell to corresponding terminal tabs of a busbar are described using a single laser position and path. The terminal tabs of a battery cell are aligned in contact with terminal tabs of a busbar.

Solder adhesive for joining of battery tabs

A method of manufacturing a battery module includes applying an adhesive solder to a tab of a battery cell. The adhesive solder includes a mixture of an adhesive composition and a plurality of solder elements.

Motor driven horse simulacrum vehicle

A device for giving carriage rides without having a live horse. A chassis has a steering wheel and a pair of rear drive wheels.

System for recharging a rechargeable implantable medical device including an implantable recharging bridge

A system for recharging an implantable medical device having a rechargeable battery while the implantable medical device is implanted within a patient includes a recharge energy source configured to be disposed exterior to the patient and a recharging bridge configured to be implanted within the patient. The recharging bridge is configured to facilitate energy transfer from the recharge energy source to the implantable medical device..

Implantable medical device with a tethered transmit coil for transmitting power to another implantable medical device

A system for sensing electrical cardiac activity and for providing therapy to a patient's heart. The system may include a first implantable device implanted within a patient and a second implantable device implanted near or within the heart of the patient.

Implantable device with rechargeable battery and recharge intelligence

An implantable medical device includes a rechargeable battery and a battery recharging assembly. The battery recharging assembly includes an energy receiver for capturing energy from an externally applied charging field, a battery charging circuit that is operably coupled to the rechargeable battery for recharging the rechargeable battery, and a demodulator that is operably coupled to the energy receiver and the battery charging circuit.

Smart container insert

Disclosed is a messaging system that can be used with either a locked or unlocked container to indicate an elapsed time, such as an elapsed time for taking medication, unauthorized movement, or opening of the container. A capsule placed in the container communicates to an application that may generate alerts for vial openings, failure to open vial when medication due, pilfering or unauthorized movement.

Tri-modal localized heating garment

A garment that heats a portion of a human body during warm-up prior to athletic endeavor having a heater pad member with a size between the size of a common index card and an ordinary sheet of paper for localized penetrating heating of tissue and muscles. Heating is achieved by electrical heating of a heater pad member having a reflective metal foil on one side of the heater pad and thermally conductive pvf sheets on the opposite side.

Apparatus for illuminating an eye related application

The present invention provides an apparatus for illuminating the eye. This illumination may be by lamellar illumination, scleral scatter and retro illumination or a combination thereof.

Medical image diagnosis apparatus

A medical image diagnosis apparatus includes a power factor corrector, a dc/dc converter, and a battery device. The power factor corrector is supplied with ac power and generates dc power to drive individual parts of the apparatus.

Dickerson medical meter

The dickerson medical meter assist diabetic people which manage their insulin levels and tells them the amount of insulin intake that they need at the time. The device uses a fingerprint sensor to read insulin levels and provides instructions if steps are needed to control blood sugar immediately.

Height-adjustable workstation

An intelligent height-adjustable workstation includes a desktop and a seat cushion. The bottom of the desktop is supported by legs.

Belt clip for power tool

A belt clip for use with a power tool. The power tool includes a tool housing, a battery receptacle positioned adjacent the tool housing, and a battery selectively received within the battery receptacle.

High-energy power generation device for casual shoes

This disclosure discloses a high-energy power generation device for casual shoes, comprising a battery, a motor, a worm, a forward transmission crown gear, a transmission gear set, a backward transmission crown gear and a planetary gear set. This disclosure provides an efficient high-energy power generation device, which is concise in structure and exquisite in design.

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.

Cartridge, battery assembly and electronic cigarette

The present disclosure provides a cartridge, a battery assembly and an electronic cigarette. The cartridge, includes: a liquid absorbing assembly, and a liquid container for supplying tobacco liquid to the liquid absorbing element, the liquid absorbing element is arranged below the liquid container, the liquid absorbing assembly is arranged in such a manner that the tobacco liquid is kept in the liquid container or the liquid absorbing element before the cartridge is assembled at an in-use state..

Electronic vaporizer with air vents

An electronic vaporizer including one or more air vents. The electronic vaporizer includes a triangular tubular body for housing a battery, a triangular-shaped atomizer coupled to a first end of the tubular body, the atomizer including a drip tip, a base plate, and an aperture positioned at each side of the atomizer, where each vent aperture permits air to flow into the atomizer, and a triangular-shaped base coupled to an opposing end of the tubular body.

Electronic cigarette and atomization control method thereof

The present invention is disclosed an electronic cigarette and an atomization control method thereof. The electronic cigarette comprises an atomization assembly, a battery assembly and a control module connected to a power source in the battery assembly and a heating wire assembly in the atomization assembly; a first conductive sleeve is provided on an outer peripheral surface of the battery assembly; a second conductive sleeve is provided on an outer peripheral surface of a suction nozzle.

Wildlife baiting assembly

A wildlife baiting assembly for attracting game to a desired location includes a cylinder that has a top and a bottom, which both are open. The cylinder is tapered proximate to the bottom and defines a cone and a reservoir.

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Improved wireless hvac components

Hvac components having improved efficiency are described. In one embodiment, excessive sleep current draw in a battery-powered device having a microcontroller is detected by measuring a voltage drop across a mosfet device coupled in a for ward-conducting orientation in series between the battery and the microcontroller, causing a transistor to conduct when the voltage drop exceeds a predetermined threshold to generate a first trigger signal, integrating the first trigger signal to generate a second trigger signal, and generating an interrupt to the microcontroller.
Trane International Inc.

Dynamic power management of iot devices

A method for dynamic power management of electronic devices includes determining, at a server, a remaining battery life of an electronic device, wherein the electronic device is powered by a battery and associated with a power management profile for managing power consumption at the electronic device; and based on the determined remaining battery life, provisioning an updated power management profile for the electronic device.. .
Blackberry Limited

Self-adjusting portable modular 360-degree projection and recording computer system

The present disclosure relates to an innovative projection system that comprises a camera that records images and videos, and sends the recorded images and videos to a computing device, a projector that projects output images or videos received from the computing device, a rechargeable battery that provides power to the camera and the projector and a communication unit that establishes connections between the camera, the projector and the computing device. The projection system has at least one motor that rotates the camera and the projector in at least one axial direction, where the camera rotates and searches for images and videos projected by another projector, and the projector then projects images and videos adjacent to or on top of the images and videos projected by another projector, or projects images and videos that merge with the images and videos projected by another projector..

Multi-channel mixing console

A battery powered, portable multi-channel audio mixing console is disclosed. The mixing console is configured to be easily held in a user's hand like a remote control.
Braven Lc

Electronic circuit and electronic timepiece

Provided are an electronic circuit and electronic timepiece that can initialize internal circuits even if chattering occurs when a battery is installed. In the electronic circuit, when the initialization state hold signal is input, the initialization control circuit continues outputting the initialization control signal at the first level until the clock signal is output; and when the initialization state hold signal is input and the clock signal is output, outputs the initialization control signal at the second level cancelling the initialization process to the initialization circuit..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Multi-voltage battery pack

A multi-voltage battery pack for use with tools of different operating voltages including a housing, a first string of battery cells arranged in electrical series and disposed inside the housing, the first string having a first positive voltage terminal and a first negative voltage terminal, a second string of battery cells arranged in electrical series and disposed inside the housing, the second string having a second positive voltage terminal and a second negative voltage terminal, and a power tool interface shaped and configured to interchangeably (1) mechanically and electrically couple with a first battery pack interface of a first power tool that is configured to operate at a first operating voltage, and (2) mechanically and electrically couple with a second battery pack interface of a second power tool that is configured to operate at a second operating voltage.. .
Black & Decker Inc.

Power conversion system

A power conversion system includes: an output terminal connected to a load; a switch configured to be turned on in a first case that an ac voltage from the ac power supply is normal, and to be turned off in a second case that the ac voltage from the ac power supply is abnormal; a power converter configured to convert the ac power from the ac power supply into dc power and store the dc power in a storage battery in the first case, and to convert the dc power in the storage battery into ac power and output the ac power to the output terminal in the second case; and a line-commutated inverter configured to operate in synchronization with an ac voltage appearing at the output terminal, and convert the dc power supplied from a fuel cell into ac power and output the ac power to the output terminal.. .
Toshiba Mitsubishi-electric Industrial Systems Corporation

Apparatus to realize fast battery charging and motor driving for electric vehicles using one ac/dc converter

An apparatus includes a controller, a switching block, and a three-phase bidirectional ac/dc converter. The switching block has a first interface connected to a power grid, a second interface connected to an electric motor, and a third interface connected to the three-phase bidirectional ac/dc converter that includes first, second, and third single-phase ac/dc conversion modules, and which have inputs and outputs joined at an output node, and a respective transformer configured to provide electrical isolation.
Hella Gmbh & Co. Kgaa

Dc/dc converter using multi-topology

The present invention relates to a dc/dc converter which has a full bridge configured in a switching unit and uses a half bridge, which is subordinate to the full bridge in view of circuit configuration, to automatically select such a multi-topology. More particularly, the present invention relates to a dc/dc converter using a multi-topology, which receives, in real time, feedback of an output voltage charged to a battery, operates using the half bridge when the output voltage charged to the battery is lower than a reference voltage, and operates using the full bridge when the output voltage charged to the battery is equal to or higher than the reference voltage, so as to output a wider range of voltage..
World Toptec Co., Ltd.

Bi-directional vibrator mechanism usable with a concrete finishing tool

A remote controlled vibration imparting device for a concrete finishing tool includes a case that attaches to a float using standard bolt layouts. A motor housing is suspended in and attached to the case, and the motor housing partly surrounds a vibrator with a support, a rotor with a shaft and weighted body, a bi-directional motor, and a coupler between the shaft and the motor.

Battery charging station for wireless battery charging

A battery charging station is equipped with radio frequency power transmitters, induction power transmitters, and ultrasound power transmitters so as to concurrently charge electronic devices. The battery charging station is operable to network the electronic devices through wireless communication.
Golba Llc

Uninterruptible power supply

An uninterruptible power supply is configured to receive, together with a first load, ac power supplied from an ac power source. The uninterruptible power supply includes: a converter configured to convert ac power from the ac power source into dc power; an inverter configured to convert dc power generated by the converter or dc power in a battery into ac power to supply the converted power to a second load; a controller configured to control reactive power generated at the converter to compensate at least a part of reactive power generated at the first load; and a limiter configured to limit reactive power generated at the converter to upper limit power or lower.
Toshiba Mitsubishi-electric Industrial Systems Corporation

Battery management system

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

Solar charge circuit and method

One embodiment is a solar charged device. The solar charged device includes a housing defining an interior and an exterior; a solar panel, defining a solar panel voltage, for generating power connected to the housing exterior, the solar panel comprising a pair of terminals; a switch located in the housing interior attached to one of the solar panel terminals; a battery, defining a battery voltage, for storing the power, the battery comprising a pair of leads, one of the battery leads attached to the solar panel and one of the battery leads attached to the switch; an active charge circuit located in the housing interior operatively connected to the switch and selectively connecting the battery to the solar panel in response to the battery voltage and the solar panel voltage; and an electronic device connected to the battery for utilizing the power..

Charger and charge control method

A charger mounting a rechargeable battery includes a switcher configured to switch transmission status of an electric power through cables connected to an upstream port and/or downstream port, and a discharger configured to consume the electric power by discharging. The controller is configured to control, depending on charged quantity of the rechargeable battery and request information requesting for feed/reception of the electric power, the switcher and the discharger to execute one of: at least one of charging the rechargeable battery with the electric power received from one of the power source, the upstream charger and the downstream charger through the cable, and consuming the electric power as received by the discharger; and at least one of transmitting the electric power of the rechargeable battery to one of the upstream charger and the downstream charger through the cable, and consuming the electric power of the rechargeable battery by the discharger..
Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery charging devices and systems

A charger for a starting, lighting, and ignition (sli) battery is provided. The charger includes a base unit having a pair of terminals that are adapted to engage a pair of conductive terminals coupled to a battery unit to electrically couple the base unit to the battery unit.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Modeling a change in battery degradation

A battery controller and method for controlling a battery include generating a battery capacity prediction model that characterizes a battery capacity decay rate. Future battery capacity for a battery under control is predicted based on the battery capacity prediction model and a present value of the battery capacity.
International Business Machines Corporation

Switching charging circuit

A switching charging circuit works by receiving an input voltage and then correspondingly outputting an output voltage to a battery. Within a standby duration, to assure that there is sufficient voltage provided for turning on switches in a switching circuit alternately when the switching charging circuit works in the charging duration again, a bootstrap capacitor is charged by a supply voltage.
Anpec Electronics Corporation

Charging circuit and mobile terminal

A charging circuit and a mobile terminal are provided. The charging circuit is coupled between a charging interface and a battery.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Battery charging system including battery gauge

Provided is a battery charging system including a battery gauge configured to scale down to indicate a charging capacity of a battery, a charging mode switching unit configured to monitor a charging state of the battery gauge, switch a charging mode according to the charging state of the battery gauge, and charge the battery according to the switched charging mode, and a battery charging control unit configured to receive a charging current input to the battery gauge and a battery charging current input to the battery, and control the charging mode switching unit.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Charger

A charger (5) includes connecting parts (31, 32), a main converter (83), charging paths (cpa, cpb), switching elements (swa, swb), and a charging-control part (200). A first battery (ba) having a first mounting part (11) and a second battery (bb) having a second, different mounting part (21) are respectively mountable on the connecting parts (31, 32).
Makita Corporation

Charging circuit and mobile terminal

A charging circuit and a mobile terminal are provided. The charging circuit is coupled between a charging interface and a battery of a mobile terminal.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Electronic device and power adapter therefor

An electronic device and a power adapter are provided. The power adapter comprises a power circuit, a main control circuit, a potential adjustment circuit, a current detection circuit, a voltage detection circuit and an output switch circuit.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Voltage detection apparatus

A voltage detection apparatus includes a supervisory unit that detects terminal voltage of battery cells that constitute a battery module, a high potential path, a low potential path, a differential amplifier that detects terminal voltage of the battery module. First and third switches are provided on the high potential path and second and fourth switches are provided on the low potential line.
Denso Corporation

Battery monitoring system and battery monitoring apparatus

A battery monitoring system according to an embodiment includes a plurality of battery monitoring apparatuses provided in accordance with battery packs. Each of the battery monitoring apparatuses includes a setting unit and a communication unit.
Automotive Energy Supply Corporation

Multiple battery cell monitor having shared control lines and balance switch

Battery systems that may monitor and control multiple battery cells in electronic devices. One example may provide a battery system having multiple battery cells controlled by a single battery controller.
Apple Inc.

Storage battery management device, method, and computer program product

A storage battery management device manages storage battery systems in a power system, each storage battery systems having a storage battery device. The management device includes a soc estimation table in which a relationship between an open circuit voltage of the storage battery device and the soc is stored in advance; a measurement control unit that sets a predetermined soc area where the open circuit voltage and the soc can be considered as a monotonic function by discharging or charging a storage battery device of soc measurement target between storage battery systems, and measures the open circuit voltage of the storage battery device of soc measurement target by electrically disconnecting the storage battery device from a power supply/demand channel; and an estimation unit that estimates the soc of the storage battery device by referring to the soc estimation table based on the open circuit voltage measured in the soc area..
Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation

Device capable of achieving fast charge and fast discharge of a vehicle emergency starting power source

The present invention relates to a device capable of achieving fast charge and fast discharge of a vehicle emergency starting source, including an input module, a voltage input adjustment module, a battery module, a voltage output adjustment module, a first output module, a second output module and a third output module. In the device, sc8801 is adopted, which is capable of achieving an input power up to 24 w, thereby improving the practicability of the device.
Usa Huanen International Group Llc

Communication system for a battery-management system for a battery, and operating at least one predefined coupling network of such a communications system

A communications system for a battery-management system of a battery includes coupling networks that are each connected or connectable via two input-side connections to a transmission channel, and via two output-side connections to a respective one of a plurality of communications users. The transmission channel can be used for the transmission of communications signals at a transmission frequency and that are to be transmitted and/or received by the communications users during a communications process between the communications users.
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Battery energy storage systems based fast synchronization machine for power grids

A power system including a first and a second grid, each grid having power flow parameters. A breaker installed at a point of common coupling between the first and second grid.
Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

Mechanism to extend the peak power capability of a mobile platform

A method and apparatus for extending peak power capability of a computing device. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises: voltage monitoring hardware to monitor voltage being supplied by a battery to a system load; and an energy storage coupled to the voltage monitoring hardware and/or charging scheme to supplement supply of power to the system load when the voltage supplied to the system load by the battery, as monitored by the voltage monitoring hardware, drops below a first threshold voltage level, the first threshold voltage level being above a minimum voltage level associated with the computing system..
Intel Corporation

Fall-off protection and reverse-connection protection connecting clamp of automobile starting power supply

A fall-off protection and reverse-connection protection system and method for a connecting clamp of an automobile starting power supply. The system has an internal battery, a switching circuit, an access device, a connecting clamp, an mcu control circuit, a voltage division circuit for external battery detection, an output connecting clamp current detection circuit and an anti-reverse-connection protection circuit.
Dongguan Zhongkang Technology Electronics Co., Ltd

Electronic fuse

A device includes a current monitor, an electronic switch, an energy harvester, and a load controller. The current monitor monitors current drawn by a load coupled to the device and generate an alert signal in response to the monitored current exceeding a predefined threshold value.
Texas Instruments Deutschland Gmbh

Battery wiring module

A battery wiring module that allows an operator to easily perform operations. A battery wiring module includes: bus bars and electrical wires, which are to be electrically connected to an on-board secondary battery; a housing that is to be attached to the secondary battery, and includes bus bar housing portions and an electrical wire housing portion that house the bus bars and the electrical wires; and a second lid for closing openings of the bus bar housing portions.
Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd.

Vehicle and non-contact power feeding apparatus

A vehicle includes a secondary battery, a power receiver, a charger, a heat generator, and a battery temperature raising unit. The power receiver receives an electromagnetic wave to generate electric power.
Subaru Corporation

Thermal interface composite material and method

A composite thermal interface material and methods are shown. Devices such as lithium ion batteries incorporating composite thermal interface materials show significant improvement in cooling performance.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Composite electrolyte, secondary battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to an embodiment, a composite electrolyte is provided. The composite electrolyte includes an inorganic solid particle mixture and a nonaqueous electrolyte which includes li.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, there is provided a secondary battery including a negative electrode active material-containing layer, a positive electrode active material-containing layer, and an electrical insulation layer. The electrical insulation layer is provided between the negative electrode active material-containing layer and the positive electrode active material-containing layer and contains electrically insulating particles.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Electrode group, secondary battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, an electrode group is provided. The electrode group includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a solid electrolyte layer provided between the positive electrode and the negative electrode and including a first portion including first solid electrolyte particles in contact with the positive electrode, a second portion including second solid electrolyte particles in contact with the negative electrode, and a third portion provided between the first and second portions and including third solid electrolyte particles.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

In one embodiment, a secondary battery includes two or more electrode groups. The negative electrode tabs of one of the electrode groups and the positive electrode tabs of the other electrode group are arranged in rows.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Electrode construct, electrode, secondary battery, battery module, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, there is provided an electrode construct including an active material-containing layer and a sodium ion-blocking layer. The active material-containing layer contains a sodium-containing titanium composite oxide having a crystal structure belonging to a space group cmca or a space group fmmm.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

In one embodiment, a secondary battery includes, electrode groups, an insulating sheet, and a container member. The insulating sheet is disposed between the electrode groups.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Secondary battery

The present invention provides a secondary battery, comprising a winding bare electrode assembly, a battery pouch and a sealing strip. The winding bare electrode assembly comprises an separator and a tab.
Ningde Amperex Technology Limited

Material for electrode, electrode sheet for all-solid state secondary battery, all-solid state secondary battery, and methods for manufacturing electrode sheet for all-solid state secondary battery and all-solid state secondary battery

Provided are a material for an electrode including an active material, a sulfide-based inorganic solid electrolyte having conductivity for ions of metal elements belonging to group i or ii of the periodic table, and an auxiliary conductive agent having at least one metal atom belonging to group xii, xiii, or xiv of the periodic table, in which a specific surface area of the auxiliary conductive agent is 1 to 500 m2/g, and a ratio between a major axis length and a minor axis length of a particle constituting the auxiliary conductive agent is 1.5 or more, an electrode sheet for an all-solid state secondary battery and an all-solid state secondary battery in which the material for an electrode is used, and methods for manufacturing an electrode sheet for an all-solid state secondary battery and an all-solid state secondary battery.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Non-aqueous electrolytic solution for lithium secondary battery or lithium ion capacitor, and lithium secondary battery or lithium ion capacitor using the same

The present invention provides a non-aqueous electrolytic solution for a lithium secondary battery or a lithium ion capacitor, wherein the non-aqueous electrolytic solution includes a lithium salt as dissolved in a non-aqueous solvent in a concentration of 0.8 to 1.5 m (mol/l), the non-aqueous solvent includes, in relation to the whole of the non-aqueous solvent, 5 to 25% by volume of ethylene carbonate, 5 to 25% by volume of propylene carbonate, 20 to 30% by volume of dimethyl carbonate, 20 to 40% by volume of methyl ethyl carbonate, and 10 to 20% by volume of a fluorinated chain ester; the total content of ethylene carbonate and propylene carbonate in the non-aqueous solvent is 20 to 30% by volume, the total content of dimethyl carbonate and the fluorinated chain ester in the non-aqueous solvent is 30 to 40% by volume; and the flash point of the non-aqueous electrolytic solution is 20° c. Or higher, and the present invention also provides an energy storage device..
Ube Industries, Ltd.

Secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator, a first electrolyte, and a second electrolyte is provided. The separator is provided at least between the positive electrode and the negative electrode.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Fluorinated acrylates as additives for li-ion battery electrolytes

For use in electrolyte compositions for electrochemical cells, wherein r1 and r2 are selected independently from each other from h, f, cn, r′, or′, oc(o)r′, and op(o)r″2, r3 is selected from h, c1 to c12 alkyl, c3 to c6 (hetero)cycloalkyl, c2 to c12 alkenyl, c2 to c12 alkynyl, c5 to c12 (hetero)aryl, and c6 to c24 (hetero)aralkyl, r4 is selected from c1 to c12 alkyl, c3 to c6 (hetero)cycloalkyl, c2 to c12 alkenyl, c2 to c12 alkynyl, c5 to c12 (hetero)aryl, and c6 to c24 (hetero)aralkyl, or r3 and r4 are bound together and form together with the group —c—c(o)—o— a 5- to 6-membered heterocycle which may be substituted by one or more substituents selected from f and optionally fluorinated c1 to c12 alkyl.. .

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

A secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte layer. The electrolyte layer includes an electrolytic solution, a polymer compound, and a plurality of inorganic particles.
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Composite electrolyte, secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a composite electrolyte is provided. The composite electrolyte includes inorganic compound particles having lithium ion conductivity at 25° c.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Lithium secondary battery containing non-flammable electrolyte and manufacturing method

A rechargeable lithium cell comprising a cathode, an anode, a non-flammable electrolyte, wherein the electrolyte contains a lithium salt dissolved in a liquid solvent having a lithium salt concentration from 0.01 m to 10 m so that the electrolyte exhibits a vapor pressure less than 0.01 kpa when measured at 20° c., a vapor pressure less than 60% of the vapor pressure of the liquid solvent alone, a flash point at least 20 degrees celsius higher than a flash point of the liquid solvent alone, a flash point higher than 200° c., or no flash point, wherein the liquid solvent contains a cooking oil selected from palm oil, palm olein, coconut oil, corn oil, soybean oil, cottonseed oil, peanut oil, sunflower oil, canola oil, rice bran oil, olive oil, sesame oil, safflower oil, avocado oil, flaxseed oil, grapeseed oil, walnut oil, almond oil, lard, or a combination thereof.. .
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Solid electrolyte composition, sheet for all-solid state secondary battery, electrode sheet for all-solid state secondary battery and manufacturing same, all-solid state secondary battery and manufacturing same

Provided are a solid electrolyte composition including an inorganic solid electrolyte, binder particles which include a polymer having an sp value of 10.5 cal1/2 cm−3/2 or more and have an average particle diameter of 10 nm or more and 50,000 nm or less, and a dispersion medium, a sheet for an all-solid state secondary battery, an electrode sheet for an all-solid state secondary battery, and an all-solid state secondary battery for which the same solid electrolyte composition is used, and methods for manufacturing the electrode sheet for an all-solid state secondary battery and the all-solid state secondary battery.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Solid electrolyte composition, binder particles, sheet for all-solid state secondary battery, electrode sheet for all-solid state secondary battery, all-solid state secondary battery, and methods for manufacturing same

Provided are binder particles which have an average particle diameter of 10 to 50,000 nm and encompass an ion-conductive substance, a solid electrolyte composition including the binder particles, an inorganic solid electrolyte having conductivity for ions of metal elements belonging to group i or ii of the periodic table, and a dispersion medium, a sheet for an all-solid state secondary battery, an electrode sheet for an all-solid state secondary battery, and an all-solid state secondary battery for which the same solid electrolyte composition is used, and methods for manufacturing the same.. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Solid electrolyte for all-solid-state lithium ion secondary battery, all-solid-state lithium ion secondary battery using the same, and producing solid electrolyte for all-solid-state lithium ion secondary battery

A solid electrolyte for all-solid-state lithium-ion secondary batteries, which is a sintered body having li-la-zr garnet phases having a garnet-type crystal structure, which is li7la3zr2o12, or li7la3zr2o12, partially substituted by at least one element selected from the group consisting of nb, al and ta, and li2+xc1−xbxo3 (0<x<0.8) phases, is produced by mixing raw materials comprising li-la-zr garnet and li2+xc1−xbxo3 (0<x<0.8), molding the mixed raw materials, and sintering the resultant green body.. .
Hitachi Metals, Ltd.

Solid state battery

A method of forming a solid state battery is disclosed. In a moisture-free inert atmosphere, the method includes combining unreacted solid electrolyte precursors to form a green sheet, stacking the green sheet in between porous electrodes to form a solid state battery, and heating the battery to a melting point temperature of the precursors such that the precursors form a liquid phase penetrating pores in the electrodes to form ion conducting channels in the battery..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Electrodes for metal ion batteries and related materials, batteries and methods

A substrate-free, self-supporting and/or binder-free silicon material, as well as related articles, systems and methods are disclosed. The silicon material can have a relatively large empty volume, and/or a relatively low density.
Black Silicon Ltd.

Electrode material for lithium-ion secondary battery and lithium-ion secondary battery

An electrode material for a lithium-ion secondary battery includes an electrode active material made of a transition metal lithium phosphate compound having an olivine structure and a carbonaceous film coating the electrode active material, the specific surface area of the electrode active material is 10 m2/g to 25 m2/g, the average particle diameter of spherical secondary particles formed by granulating the primary particles of the electrode active material is 0.5 μm to 15 μm, and, regarding the content of spherical secondary particles having a circularity of, measured using a flow-type particle image analyzer, of 0.90 to 0.95, the proportion of the number of the spherical secondary particles in the total number of all of single particles and spherical secondary particles present during the measurement of the degree of circularity is 18% or more. In a lithium-ion secondary battery, a cathode includes a cathode mixture layer formed using the electrode material..
Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd.

Secondary battery-use electrolytic solution, secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, electric power storage system, electric power tool, and electronic apparatus

A secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, and an electrolytic solution including a cyano compound.. .
Sony Corporation

Secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, a separator, a first electrolyte and a second electrolyte. The separator is arranged at least between the positive electrode and the negative electrode.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Multivalent metal ion battery having a cathode layer of protected graphitic carbon and manufacturing method

Provided is a multivalent metal-ion battery comprising an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte in ionic contact with the anode and the cathode to support reversible deposition and dissolution of a multivalent metal, selected from ni, zn, be, mg, ca, ba, la, ti, ta, zr, nb, mn, v, co, fe, cd, cr, ga, in, or a combination thereof, at the anode, wherein the anode contains the multivalent metal or its alloy as an anode active material and the cathode comprises a cathode active layer of graphitic carbon particles or fibers that are coated with a protective material. Such a metal-ion battery delivers a high energy density, high power density, and long cycle life..
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery has a positive electrode plate including a positive electrode active material mixture layer which contains as a positive electrode active material, a lithium transition metal composite oxide containing nickel; a negative electrode plate; a non-aqueous electrolyte including a lithium salt containing fluorine. In this non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, on a part of the positive electrode active material located as a surface of the positive electrode active material mixture layer, a first layer formed from nickel oxide and a second layer formed from nickel phosphate are provided in this order, the first layer has a thickness of 3 to 200 nm, and the second layer has a thickness of 1 to 50 nm..
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Electrode structure, secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, an electrode structure is provided. The electrode structure includes a current collector, an active material layer provided on at least one surface of the current collector, and a separator layer provided on the active material layer.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Secondary battery, battery pack, electric vehicle, power storage system, electric tool, electronic device

A secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte layer. The electrolyte layer includes an electrolytic solution, two or more copolymers each containing hexafluoropropylene as a component and each having a different copolymerization amount (wt %) of hexafluoropropylene, and a plurality of inorganic particles..
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A flat wound electrode assembly formed by winding a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate together with a separator interposed therebetween is used. The number of stacked layers of the positive electrode plate in the wound electrode assembly is 50 or more.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Electrolyte solution for redox flow battery containing organic active material and redox flow battery using the same

This invention relates to an electrolyte solution for a redox flow battery containing an organic active material, in which an organic compound useful as a single active material for a cathode and an anode is dissolved in a water-soluble solvent, and to a redox flow battery using the same. The electrolyte solution of the invention is an aqueous electrolyte solution obtained by dissolving an active material in an aqueous solvent, and is thus very stable due to the low risk of fire or explosion.
Korea Institute Of Energy Research

Flow batteries having a pressure-balanced electrochemical cell stack and associated methods

Electrolyte solution circulation rates in a flow battery can impact operating performance. Although adjusting the circulation rates can allow improved performance to be realized, it can be difficult to levelize circulation rates over multiple electrochemical cells of an electrochemical cell stack due to a non-uniform pressure drop that occurs at an outlet of each electrochemical cell.
Lockheed Martin Advanced Energy Storage, Llc

Concentration management in flow battery systems using an electrochemical balancing cell

During operation of flow battery systems, the volume of one or more electrolyte solutions can change due to solvent loss processes. An electrochemical balancing cell can be used to combat volume variability.
Lockheed Martin Advanced Energy Storage, Llc

High performance flow battery

High performance flow batteries, based on alkaline zinc/ferro-ferricyanide rechargeable (“znfe”) and similar flow batteries, may include one or more of the following improvements. First, the battery design has a cell stack comprising a low resistance positive electrode in at least one positive half cell and a low resistance negative electrode in at least one negative half cell, where the positive electrode and negative electrode resistances are selected for uniform high current density across a region of the cell stack.
Applied Materials, Inc.

Redox flow battery

A redox flow battery includes an electrode, a cell frame including a frame body and a bipolar plate and having a fitting recess in which the electrode is fitted, and a membrane disposed so as to sandwich the electrode between the bipolar plate and the membrane. In the redox flow battery, a gap between, among outer peripheral edge surfaces of the electrode, a side edge surface parallel to a direction in which an electrolyte flows and an inner wall surface of the fitting recess, the inner wall surface facing the side edge surface, is 0.1 mm or more and 12 mm or less..
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

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

A bipolar plate for a battery has two surfaces on which a positive electrode and a negative electrode are to be disposed respectively. At least one of the surfaces of the bipolar plate is provided with a plurality of groove sections through which an electrolyte flows and a ridge section located between the groove sections that are adjacent to each other.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Battery with active materials stored on or in carbon nanosheets

An energy storage device including an anode, a cathode, at least one of the anode and the cathode including a carbon nanosheet having an active material, such as selenium, in and/or on the carbon nanosheet, and an electrolyte. A carbon material including a carbon nanosheet derived from a biological precursor, such as nanocrystalline cellulose, including a plurality of micropores and an active material impregnated into at least a portion of the micropores of the carbon nanosheet..

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

An object is to provide a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery that has an sei coating with a special structure and has excellent battery characteristics. As an electrolytic solution of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, an electrolytic solution containing: a salt whose cation is an alkali metal, an alkaline earth metal, or aluminum and whose cation is an alkali metal, an alkaline earth metal, or aluminum; and an organic solvent having a heteroelement is used, wherein, is>io is satisfied, and an s,o-containing coating having an s═o structure is formed on the surface of a positive electrode and/or a negative electrode.
The University Of Tokyo

Lithium secondary battery

Provided is a lithium secondary battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolyte interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, wherein a passivation layer is on at least one portion of a surface of the negative electrode after one or more cycles of charging and discharging of the lithium secondary battery, and the passivation layer includes a particulate passivation layer and a film-like passivation layer.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Method of making anode component by atmospheric plasma deposition, anode component, and lithium-ion cell and battery containing the component

An anode component for a lithium-ion cell is formed using an atmospheric plasma deposition. The anode component has an anode material layer comprising high lithium-intercalating capacity silicon particles as active anode material in pores of a bonded layer of metal particles.
Architected Batteries Unbound Llc

Conductive material paste composition for secondary battery electrode, slurry composition for secondary battery electrode, undercoating layer-equipped current collector for secondary battery electrode, electrode for secondary battery, and secondary battery

Provided is a slurry composition for a secondary battery electrode that has excellent fibrous carbon nanomaterial dispersibility and is capable of forming an electrode mixed material layer having excellent close adherence to a current collector. The slurry composition is obtained using a conductive material paste composition for a secondary battery electrode that contains a fibrous carbon nanomaterial, a binder, and a solvent.
Zeon Corporation

Cathode material for lithium-ion secondary battery and manufacturing method thereof, cathode for lithium-ion secondary battery, and lithium-ion secondary battery

A cathode material for a lithium-ion secondary battery of the present invention includes active material secondary particles formed by aggregating central particles including primary particles of a cathode active material represented by general formula liaaxbo4 (here, a represents at least one element selected from the group consisting of mn, fe, co, and ni, b represents at least one element selected from the group consisting of p, si, and s, 0≤a<4, and 0<x<1.5) and a carbonaceous film, wherein at least a portion of surfaces of the primary particles are coated with the carbonaceous film, and the carbonaceous film is obtained by thermal decomposition of an organic compound, in which, in a charge and discharge cycle test at 60° c. Of the lithium-ion secondary battery including a cathode including the active material secondary particles and an anode made of graphite, an amount of the element represented by a penetrates into or is precipitated on the anode after 500 cycles, is 600 ppm or less of a mass of the active material secondary particles..
Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd.

Cathode material for lithium-ion secondary battery, cathode for lithium-ion secondary battery, and lithium-ion secondary battery

A cathode material for a lithium-ion secondary battery of the present invention is active material particles including central particles represented by general formula lixaydzpo4 (0.9<x<1.1, 0<y≤1, 0≤z<1, and 0.9<y+z<1.1; here, a represents at least one element selected from the group consisting of co, mn, ni, fe, cu, and cr, and d represents at least one element selected from the group consisting of mg, ca, sr, ba, ti, zn, b, al, ga, in, si, ge, sc, and y) and a carbonaceous film that coats surfaces of the central particles, in which a coarse particle ratio in a particle size distribution is 35% or more and 65% or less.. .
Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd.

Electrode composite, secondary battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, an electrode composite is provided. The electrode composite includes a negative electrode active material-containing layer and an insulating particle layer.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Active material, electrode, secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, there is provided an active material including particles of a composite oxide having an orthorhombic crystal structure and represented by the general formula li2+wna2−xm1yti6−zm2zo14−δ. The particles of the composite oxide have an average crystallite size of 50 nm to 90 nm and an average primary particle size of 0.1 μm to 0.6 μm.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Active material, electrode, secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

And −0.5≤δ≤0.5.. .

Nanometric anatase lattice stabilised by cation vacancies, methods for the production thereof, and uses of same

The present application describes a process for the preparation of titanium-based compounds having an anatase type structure with cationic vacancies arising from a partial substitution of oxygen atoms by fluorine atoms and hydroxyl groups. Electrochemically active materials comprising the titanium-based compounds for use in lithium-ion battery electrodes are also described..
Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique

Modified super-hydrophobic material-coated high-nickel cathode material for lithium ion battery and preparation method therefor

A modified super-hydrophobic material-coated high-nickel cathode material for a lithium ion battery and a preparation method therefor. The surface of the high-nickel cathode material for a lithium ion battery is coated with a modified super-hydrophobic material, and particles are bridged with each other by the modified super-hydrophobic material.
Shenzhen Btr New Energy Materials Inc.

Electrode material for lithium-ion secondary battery and manufacturing the same, electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery, and lithium-ion secondary battery

An electrode material includes an inorganic particle and a carbonaceous film coating a surface of the inorganic particle, in which an amount of carbon is 0.8 to 2.5% by mass, and volume of micropores in a micropore diameter range of 2 to 200 nm is 3×10−2 to 3×10−1 cm3/g. A method for manufacturing an electrode material includes a step of immersing the inorganic particle in an aqueous solution, a step of producing a slurry including the inorganic particle immersed in an aqueous solution, a carbonaceous film precursor, and water, a step of producing a dried substance of the slurry, and a step of calcinating the dried substance in a non-oxidative atmosphere, in which an amount of the carbonaceous film precursor blended into the inorganic particle is 1.0 to 5.0 parts by mass.
Sumitomo Osaka Cement Co., Ltd.

Electrode, secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, an electrode including active material particles is provided. The active material particles contain monoclinic niobium-titanium composite oxide particles and an amorphous carbon body.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Active material, electrode, secondary battery, battery module, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, an active material including a titanium-containing composite oxide phase and a carboxyl group-containing carbon coating layer is provided. The titanium-containing composite oxide phase includes a crystal structure belonging to a space group cmca and/or a space group fmmm.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Lithium sulfide electrode and method

A lithium-sulfide-carbon composite and methods are shown. In one example, the lithium-sulfide-carbon composites are used as an electrode in a battery, such as a lithium ion battery..
The Regents Of The University Of California

Method of manufacturing negative electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and manufacturing non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A method of manufacturing a negative electrode for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes the following. A negative electrode composite material layer including a planar region and a side-surface region is formed.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and production method thereof

There is provided a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery in which lithium deposition on the surface of a negative electrode is suppressed. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode having a negative electrode active material mixture layer containing a negative electrode active material, and a nonaqueous electrolyte.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

High energy/power density, long cycle life, safe lithium-ion battery capable of long-term deep discharge/storage near zero volt and making and using the same

A high energy/power density, long cycle life and safe lithium ion cell capable of long-term deep discharge/storage near zero-volt is described. The cell utilizes a near zero-volt storage capable anode, such as a spinel li4ti5o12, coupled to a high voltage, high-energy and/or high-power density cathode, such as lini0.5mn1.5o4.
Ada Technologies, Inc.

Positive electrode for lithium ion secondary battery, graphene/positive electrode active material composite particles, manufacturing methods for same, and positive electrode paste for lithium ion secondary battery

An object of the present invention is to improve the electron conductivity and ion conductivity of the surface of a positive electrode active material to provide a lithium ion battery having high capacity and high output. The present invention relates to a positive electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery, including a mixture layer containing a positive electrode active material for a lithium ion secondary battery and graphene, wherein the mixture layer has a percentage of abundance of silicon composing a siloxane bond in total elements of 0.4 atomic % or more as measured by x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy..
Toray Industries, Inc.

Electrode, nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and vehicle

According to one embodiment, an electrode is provided. The electrode includes an active material-containing layer.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Combination of plasma coating and spray coating for lithium battery electrode fabrication

An atmospheric plasma spray device is used to direct a stream of plasma-heated, particulate, lithium battery electrode materials to form a porous layer of the electrode particles on a surface of a compatible current collector metal foil. Subsequently, a non-plasma spray device is used to direct a stream of droplets of an aqueous solution of a polymeric binder material onto and into the porous layer of electrode particles.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Method for manufacturing electrode plate and manufacturing secondary battery

A method for manufacturing an electrode plate includes a first application step of applying conductive layer slurry containing fibrous carbon to a surface of a core made of metal foil, a second application step of applying active material mix layer slurry containing an active material to the conductive layer slurry before the conductive layer slurry dries, and a drying step of drying the conductive layer slurry and the active material mix layer slurry. The fibrous carbon contained in the conductive layer slurry has a fiber length-to-diameter ratio of 20:1 to 2,000:1.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Secondary battery and manufacturing method therefor

The present disclosure provides a secondary battery and a manufacturing method therefore. The secondary battery comprises a case, an electrode assembly and a cap assembly.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Square secondary battery

A battery includes: an electrode body; an electrode current collector; a sealing body; an external terminal; an electrical conductor connected to the external terminal; a deforming plate sealing an opening of the electrical conductor, electrically connected to the electrical conductor and to the current collector, and deformed when an internal pressure reaches a predetermined pressure; and a first insulator between the deforming plate and the current collector. The current collector includes a base, and a lead connecting to the electrode body.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electricity storage device

The purpose of the present invention is to provide an electricity storage device, the positive electrode and negative electrode of which can be protected when housing an electrode assembly body into a case main body. A secondary battery of the present invention has a lid terminal member formed by integrating: a lid; a positive electrode terminal and a negative electrode terminal; a positive electrode conductive member and a negative electrode conductive member; and an insulating member.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki

Flexible ribs of a bus bar carrier

The present disclosure includes a battery module having a housing with a cell receptacle region defined by walls of the housing and configured to enable passage of electrochemical cells therethrough. The battery module also includes a bus bar carrier sealed in the cell receptacle region.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Connection assembly for a traction battery in particular for electric vehicles

A connection assembly for a traction battery comprises a busbar extending in an extension direction and a flexible electrical connection element extending along the busbar in the extension direction. The busbar has a compensation section in which the busbar extends perpendicular with respect to the extension direction..
Te Connectivity Germany Gmbh

Battery pack

The present invention provides a battery pack that has a plurality of single cells arranged in an array direction, and a bus bar that electrically connects the plurality of single cells. The bus bar has a first bent portion that is bent in a direction away from each of the single cells, and a second bent portion that is bent in a direction opposite to the direction in which the first bent portion is bent.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Battery system assembly press

A method of manufacturing a battery pack is disclosed. The method includes placing first and second sets of battery cells in first and second battery cell holders of a battery system assembly press, placing a cooling duct in a gap between the first and second sets of battery cells, and applying a first and second forces to the first and second sets of battery cells to cause the first and second sets of battery cells to respectively press against first and second sides of the cooling duct.
Thunder Power New Energy Vehicle Development Company Limited

Inorganic oxide powder, slurry containing same, nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and manufacturing nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

The present invention relates to an inorganic oxide powder which is suitably used to form an inorganic oxide porous film having excellent heat resistance, insulation properties and film strength, regardless of a small basis weight, and also having porosity capable of imparting sufficient ion permeability on at least one surface of a positive electrode, a negative electrode, or a separator that constitutes a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery. Disclosed is an inorganic oxide powder, wherein: 1) an average three-dimensional particle unevenness is 3.6 or more, and 2) an abundance ratio in number of particles having a particle diameter of less than 0.3 μm is 50% or more..
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Separator, secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a separator is provided. The separator is selectively permeable to monovalent cations and includes a first surface and a second surface which is a reverse surface to the first surface.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Battery containing acid resistant nonwoven fiber mat with biosoluble microfibers

Acid-resistant and biosoluble glass compositions and products made therefrom. The glass compositions exhibit acid resistance, durability in white water as may be used in a wet laid fabrication process, and good biosolubility.
Johns Manville

Separator of lithium ion battery and making the same

A lithium ion battery separator comprises a separator substrate and two halloysite nanotube coatings, wherein the separator substrate has two opposite surfaces, and the two halloysite nanotube coatings are respectively disposed on the two opposite surfaces of the separator substrate. A method for making the lithium ion battery separator is further provided..
Tsinghua University

Battery assembly

A battery assembly includes a thermal shield. The thermal shield protects battery cells in the battery assembly from hot gases vented by a neighboring cell experiencing thermal runaway.
Faster Faster Inc. (dba Alta Motors)

Battery pack module

A battery pack module assembly includes a housing having a main body, a first cover, and a second cover. The first cover matingly engages a first side of the main body, and the second cover matingly engages a second side of the main body.

Battery bus bar design and laser welding

A battery assembly includes a plurality of battery cells each including a cell tab and a bus bar connected to the cell tabs of adjacent battery cells. The bus bar including a pair of 180 degree bend regions that each define a channel for receiving a respective cell tab and a cut-out region defining an opening having opposing edge portions that allows direct access to the cell tab within the cut-out region.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Battery compartment and electronic cigarette having same

A battery compartment includes a bracket, a main body mounted to the bracket, a cover rotatably mounted to the bracket, and an elastic pushing rod mounted on the bracket. The cover defines a blocking groove.
Shenzhen Ivps Technology Co., Ltd.

Case and battery assembly of electronic cigarette, and electronic cigarette

The present disclosure relates to a case, a battery assembly and an electronic cigarette having the case. The case includes a main body, a cover, and an elastic assembly.
Shenzhen Ivps Technology Co., Ltd.

Battery pack, battery charger and battery pack kit for power tool

A battery pack includes a housing and a plurality of battery units inside the housing. The battery pack further includes a usb type-c interface disposed on the housing.
Tti (macao Commercial Offshore) Limited

Battery module comprising external members coupled by means of clampingtype coupling members

A battery cell assembly in which a plurality of electrically connected battery cells are arranged and first and second outer cover members each having a plate-type structure surrounding an outer surface of the battery cell assembly and coupled to each other by a fastening member in a state in which corners corresponding to each other are in contact with each other. Here, each of the first and second outer cover members includes at least one fastening groove having a slit shape, and the fastening grooves of the first and second outer cover members are perforated at positions corresponding to each other of corners contacting each other, and the first and second outer cover members are coupled to each other in such a manner that both side ends, which face each other, of the fastening member are respectively inserted into the fastening grooves in a clamping manner..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Modular design of a 48-volt li-ion battery for ease of assembly and disassembly

The present invention provides a battery that includes a plurality of serially connected battery cells. The battery includes an upper housing and a lower housing.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Terminal configuration for a battery pack

A battery pack, an electrical combination and a method of operating a battery pack. The battery pack may include a housing; a plurality of battery cells supported by the housing; a plurality of terminals including a positive power terminal, a negative power terminal, and a low power terminal; a low power circuit connecting the plurality of battery cells to the low power terminal and the negative terminal to output a first voltage; and a power circuit connecting the plurality of battery cells to the positive power terminal and the negative terminal to output a second voltage, the second voltage being greater than the first voltage.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Manufacturing electronic device and electronic device

A manufacturing method for an electronic device is provided. The method includes: providing an inner shell, the inner shell defining a battery compartment for a battery, and the battery compartment including a bottom surface and a side wall; adhering a first adhesive to the bottom surface of the battery compartment; providing an adhesive film covering the first adhesive, the bottom surface and the side wall of the battery compartment; fixing the battery in the battery compartment by the adhesive film; and coating a second adhesive into spaces between a side surface of the battery and the adhesive film, a bonding force of the adhesive film and a bonding force of the second adhesive each being less than a tensile resistance of a surface of the battery..
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Lt D.

Floating memristor

A floating memristor with a nano-battery between a top and bottom floating gates is disclosed. The floating memristor includes a nano-battery, a top floating gate assembly disposed on an anode of the nano-battery, and a bottom floating gate assembly disposed on a cathode of the nano-battery.
Beihang University

Ignition device

An ignition coil includes a first winding, a second winding, and a third winding. A first switch is electrically connected to the first winding.
Denso Corporation

Memory module including battery

A memory module may include a module substrate having first and second surfaces facing away from each other, a plurality of first memories mounted over one or more of the first and second surfaces, one or more second memories and a controller each mounted over one of the first and second surfaces of the module substrate, and a plurality of batteries mounted over one or more of the first and second surfaces of the module substrate.. .
Sk Hynix Inc.

System, musical instrument amplifier

An onboard electronic system and associated method enables a player of an acoustic stringed instrument to control an electronic signal for modifying and amplifying sound while playing an instrument. The onboard electronic system is embedded in the tailpiece and/or the chinrest portions and/or shoulder-rest portion of the stringed instrument, and includes at least one pickup, a battery-powered amplification unit and at least one controller.

Multi-technology transponder and system

A security tag includes a tag body and a cooperating tack assembly having a tack head and an elongated pin extending from the tack head, with the pin being insertable into the tag body to secure an article therebetween. One or more electronic components and associated electrical circuits, including wireless communications modules and various types of sensors, are disposed in both the tack head and tag body.
Tyco Fire & Security Gmbh

Power management for a vehicle smart mirror system

In one embodiment, a vehicle mirror includes an on-board diagnostics (obd) transceiver and one or more processors. The processors access obd data received by the obd transceiver from an obd port of a vehicle.
Solera Holdings, Inc.

Methods, systems and controlling movement of transporting devices

A system and method for controlling movement of transporting devices arranged to transport containers, the containers being stored in stacks arranged in a facility. A facility having pathways arranged in a grid-like structure above stacks, the transporting devices being configured to operate on the grid-like structure.
Ocado Innovation Limited

Load sharing between wireless earpieces

A method for off-loading tasks between a set of wireless earpieces in an embodiment of the present invention may have one or more of the following steps: (a) monitoring battery levels of the set of wireless earpieces, (b) determining the first wireless earpiece battery level and the second wireless battery level, (c) communicating the battery levels of each wireless earpiece to the other wireless earpiece of the set of wireless earpieces, (d) assigning a first task involving one or more of the following: computing tasks, background tasks, audio processing tasks, and sensor data analysis tasks from one of the set of wireless earpieces to the other wireless earpiece if the battery level of the one of the set of wireless earpieces falls below a critical threshold, (e) communicating data for use in performing a second task to the other wireless earpiece if the second task is communicated to the first wireless earpiece.. .
Bragi Gmbh

Wearable wireless keyboard

The present invention comprises a body-wearable, screen-free and wireless input device having a stretchable human arm sleeve composed of an elastic material, the arm sleeve having an access region within easy reach of a user's hands and fingers, a central processing unit (cpu) coupled to the access region with the cpu including a rechargeable battery powering the cpu, a bluetooth transceiver for wireless communication with a parent device, and a universal serial bus interface for wired communication with the parent device and charging the battery, and a plurality of input electrodes located on the access region and connected to the cpu by a plurality of wirings at least partially embedded within the access region with the input electrodes forming a plurality of preset key assignments that acts as a mechanical lever or electronic switch to facilitate user communication with a wirelessly connected parent device.. .

Cleaning station for mobile robots

A station uses cleaning mechanisms to clean sensors of mobile robots. The mobile robots may use data from the sensors to navigate around an environment such as an inventory warehouse.
Fetch Robotics, Inc.

Electronic timepiece

Provided is technology that suppresses increasing the thickness of the electronic timepiece when a member is provided to obscure the area where the solar battery is not located above the antenna. An electronic timepiece has: an optically transmissive dial; a solar battery having a photovoltaic solar cell; an antenna disposed relative to the dial in the direction in which the external light is emitted, and configured to receive radio signals; and a cover member having a first part disposed between the dial and the antenna.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Electronic timepiece

The electronic timepiece has an optically transparent dial; a solar battery disposed relative to the dial in the direction in which the external light is emitted, and having a photovoltaic solar cell; an antenna disposed relative to the dial in the direction in which the external light is emitted, and receiving radio signals; and an outside case configured to house the dial, the solar battery, and the antenna. A through-hole is disposed in the solar battery; the antenna has an overlap with the through-hole when seen in plan view from a direction perpendicular to the dial; the solar battery has a flange protruding to the outside case side in plan view; and the flange is disposed so that in plan view the through-hole is located on the inside side of the outside case from the flange..
Seiko Epson Corporation

Electronic timepiece and control method

An electronic timepiece includes a measuring section that measures a predetermined measurement item, a display capable of displaying the result of the measurement performed by the measuring section, a battery that supplies electric power for driving the measuring section and the display, and a processor including an action controller that prevents switching to a display mode that causes the display to display the measurement result in a case where the remaining battery level of the battery is lower than a predetermined value.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Fiber optic planter

Apparatus and associated methods relate to a lighted planter formed from an emitter of light, a light source optically coupled with the emitter of light, an electrical power source electrically connected to the light source, and, an urn adapted to retain the emitter of light. In an illustrative example, the emitter of light may be an optic fiber bundle.
National Tree Company

System and determining an operational status of a battery

A method for detecting an operational status of a battery including a plurality of cells includes obtaining static voltages and dynamic voltages of the cells and determining the operational status of the battery based on the static voltages and dynamic voltages.. .
Sz Dji Technology Co., Ltd.

Battery state estimating apparatus

A battery state estimating apparatus is provided with: an acquirer configured to obtain complex impedances of a battery at a different temperatures; a calculator configured to calculate a slope of a first straight line or a slope of a second straight line as an impedance slope, wherein the first straight line connects values of the complex impedances at a first predetermined frequency, wherein the second straight line connects a convergence point and at least one of values of the plurality of complex impedances at a second predetermined frequency; and an estimator configured to estimate a battery state associated with the battery on the basis of the impedance slope and a relation stored in a storage, if it is determined by a determinator that a temperature of the battery is in a predetermined temperature area.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Shear-based inertia igniters with preset no-fire protection for munitions and the like

An inertial igniter for igniting a thermal battery upon a predetermined acceleration event. The inertial igniter including: a base having a first projection; a striker mass rotatably connected to the base through a rotatable connection, the base having a second projection aligned with the first projection such that when the striker mass is rotated towards the base, the first projection impacts the second projection; a rotation prevention mechanism for preventing impact of the first and second projections unless the predetermined acceleration event is experienced; and a spring for biasing the striker mass in a biasing direction away from the base, the spring being disposed between a portion of the striker mass and a portion of the rotation prevention mechanism..
Omnitek Partners Llc

Multiple mode disconnector for pistols

A disconnector for pistols having a trigger bar uses a body rotatably mounted on the pistol frame to permit or prevent engagement between the trigger bar and the pistol's sear. The body has a plurality of surfaces, one of which engages the trigger bar and pivots it between a safe orientation, out of alignment with the pistol's sear, and a fire orientation, aligned with the sear, when the body rotates between a safe position and a fire position.
Smith & Wesson Corp.

Solar aircooler

The present invention relates to a compact, fully integrated solar powered airconditioning (a/c) device for recycling and cooling the air inside buildings, which device comprises a photovoltaic (pv) solar cell, a maximum power point tracking (mppt) charge controller, a battery unit and a vapor compression air cooling device.. .

Reusable/re-adherable portable lighting assembly

A portable lighting assembly includes a base, having at least one translucent front side, a light, a battery, a switch, and a coupling member. The portable lighting assembly can be used for safety, recreation, entertainment, decoration, or any other purpose where illumination is desired.

Controller device of engine ignition circuit

A controller device of an engine ignition circuit includes: a driver circuit that controls a voltage of a control terminal of a first switching element for controlling an ignition timing of an ignition circuit of an engine, based on a timing signal supplied from an engine control unit for controlling the engine; and an auxiliary driver circuit that supplies the timing signal to the control terminal of the first switching element when a battery voltage supplied to the driver circuit becomes equal to or lower than a threshold value.. .
Sanken Electric Co., Ltd.

Battery-powered motorized window treatment having a service position

A battery-powered motorized window treatment for covering at least a portion of a window may be adjusted into a service position to allow for access to at least one battery that is powering the motorized window treatment. A headrail of the motorized window treatment may be adjusted to the service position to allow for easy replacement of the batteries without unmounting the headrail and without requiring tools.
Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

Nanostructure lithium ion battery

The embodiments of the embodiments of the nanostructure lithium ion battery are comprised of a multi-layer coaxial assembly formed over a cylindrical core. The multilayers are each comprised of sublayers in order as follows: a copper sublayer with nano “chicken wire” embedded in the copper sublayer for current collection, a nanostructured aluminum substrate sublayer, a nanostructured cathode sublayer, an electrolyte sublayer, a nanostructured anode sublayer, and a copper interlayer sublayer.
Frontier Electronic Systems Corp

Manufacturing positive active material precursor for sodium rechargeable batteries, positive active material precursor for sodium rechargeable batteries made by the same, and manufacturing positive active material for sodium rechargeable batteries, positive active material for sodium rechargeable batteries made by the same

Disclosed is a method for producing a cathode active material precursor for a sodium secondary battery by using a coprecipitation technique and a cathode active material precursor for a sodium secondary battery produced thereby, and a cathode active material for a sodium secondary battery using the cathode active material precursor for a sodium secondary battery and a method for producing the same.. .
Iucf-hyu(industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University)

Airjackx

The inflatable jack consists of an air jack, extension hose, built-in car compressor and an air tank. Optionally, impact lug nut gun and tire gauge can be provided with the system.

Expedited preflight readiness system for aircraft

An expedited preflight readiness system for aircraft includes a power source having one or more battery modules for storing electrical power. An integrated controller is electrically and communicatively coupled with the power source for monitoring and controlling the power source to provide electrical power to aircraft subsystems.
Textron Aviation Inc.

Expedited preflight readiness system for aircraft

An expedited preflight readiness system for aircraft includes a power source having one or more battery modules for storing electrical power. An integrated controller is electrically and communicatively coupled with the power source for monitoring and controlling the power source to provide electrical power to aircraft subsystems.
Textron Aviation Inc.

Hot-swappable hybrid apu for aircraft

A distributed auxiliary-power-unit (apu) system for an aircraft includes one or more battery modules for storing electrical power, and a plurality of racks distributed throughout the aircraft for receiving the one or more battery modules to electrically connect with an electrical subsystem of the aircraft. A plurality of hot-swappable racks are adapted to receive the battery modules for electrically and communicatively coupling with the electrical subsystem and an integrated controller.
Textron Aviation Inc.

Hybrid auxiliary power unit for aircraft

An auxiliary power unit (apu) for aircraft is provided. The apu includes one or more battery modules for storing electrical power and an integrated controller adapted to operate the one or more battery modules for electrically powering aircraft subsystems for preflight readiness.
Textron Aviation Inc.

Transformable unmanned aerial vehicle

An unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) including wing sections and hinge assemblies. Each wing section includes an airfoil and a propulsion unit.
Regents Of The University Of Minnesota

Controller for vehicle

A controller is applied to a vehicle including an engine (11) and a motor generator (12 and 13) as power sources of the vehicle and a battery (20) that transfers power with the motor generator. The controller charges the battery with a regeneration power that is a power regenerated by the motor generator when the vehicle is decelerated.
Denso Corporation

Controlling motor torque to reserve battery energy in a hybrid vehicle

A hybrid vehicle includes an engine, a traction motor, a battery, and a controller. The controller is programmed to, responsive to the engine achieving maximum torque capacity while the engine and motor operate to completely satisfy a demand that exceeds the maximum torque capacity, maintain the engine at the maximum torque capacity and reduce torque output of the motor to a non-zero value such that the engine and motor do not operate to completely satisfy the demand..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

In-vehicle power supply apparatus and control the same

An in-vehicle power supply apparatus supplies power to an external load while bypassing the occurrence of an overcurrent, even when there is a failure on a main battery side or a failure on a sub-battery side includes a main battery and a sub-battery and two relays. One of the relays is connected to the main battery via the other relay, and transitions from a closed to an open state when an overcurrent flows thereto after the other relay transitions from the closed state to the open state.
Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd.

Automobile or vehicle proximity sensor and warning display mounted on outside rear view mirror

The automobile proximity sensor and warning display is mounted on an outside rear view mirror of a vehicle. A flat base plate, adhered to the outside mirror, coacts with a removable body on a front side of the base.
Alexilex 700 Llc

Method and assembly of a battery array

A method according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, compressing at least one battery module to a desired dimension prior to installing the battery module into an array. Another method according to an exemplary aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, inducing a residual stress into a battery module to compress the battery module to a desired dimension prior to being installed in an array.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery the operation thereof

A battery system, in particular for a motor vehicle, to a power supply comprising the battery system for an electric machine, in particular a vehicle drive, and to a method for charging the battery system.. .
Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft

System and inductive charging with improved efficiency

A charging system for charging an electric vehicle comprises an inductor-inductor-capacitor (llc) battery charger that includes an isolation transformer having a transformer primary and a transformer secondary, the transformer primary included in an inductive charger station of the charging system and the transformer secondary included in an inductive power receiver of the charging system, with the inductive power receiver positioned on the electric vehicle. The llc battery charger also includes a magnetizing inductor circuit element and a leakage inductor circuit element integrated into the isolation transformer on the transformer primary.
General Electric Company

Appliance for recharging batteries of electric vehicles or the like

The first and second converter (cnv1, cnv2) being activatable for the simultaneous recharging of the high-voltage electric battery (hvb) and of the low-voltage electric battery (lvb).. .

Electric vehicle and battery charging the same

A method of charging the battery of the vehicle includes starting charging of the battery; starting operation of an air conditioner using power supplied from the battery; and reducing an operation amount of the air conditioner while charging the battery and operating the air conditioner, thereby shortening the time required for charging the battery.. .
Kia Motors Corporation

Electric vehicle with thermal management system

An electric vehicle includes a thermal management system, an electric drive, a traction battery electrically coupled to the electric drive and a thermal energy source thermally coupled to the traction battery. Thermally coupling the thermal energy source and traction battery makes it possible to keep the area surrounding the traction battery and the traction battery itself at a temperature level where the traction battery can be efficiently operated.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Dual-bus battery precharge circuit

A power control system for a vehicle includes a precharge circuit that is configured to selectively couple a resistor across either a main or return contactor that are configured to selectively couple terminals of a battery to a load bus. The power control system includes a controller programmed to, in response to a precharge request in a presence of the main contactor being closed when commanded to open and the return contactor being open, couple the resistor across the return contactor to precharge the load bus..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery pack protective frame and battery pack

The present disclosure provides a battery pack protective frame and a battery pack. The battery pack protective frame comprises a plurality of frame components connected together.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Vehicle lower portion structure

The present disclosure provides a vehicle lower portion structure including: a case main body portion, disposed at a vehicle lower side of a vehicle cabin floor and including a bottom wall and peripheral walls that extend toward a vehicle upper side from a peripheral edge portion of the bottom wall, and accommodating a battery at an interior thereof; a front portion extending portion formed integrally with the case main body portion at a vehicle front side of the case main body portion, at the peripheral wall that is at a vehicle front side of the case main body portion; and an impact absorbing portion, extending in a vehicle longitudinal direction and deforming due to input of collision load from a vehicle front side, a rear end portion of the impact absorbing portion being connected to a vehicle front side region of the front portion extending portion.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Vehicle

A vehicle including: a floor panel; a pair of left and right front seats which are disposed on the floor panel; and a high-voltage battery which is disposed between the front seats and which is held on a frame member, wherein a guide member which guides the frame member is provided between the front seats on the floor panel, and wherein the guide member has a pair of left and right guide rails and a positioning portion which controls a position of the frame member in relation to the guide member in at least a front-rear direction.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Cooling cooling a battery in a vehicle by means of a coolant and vehicle having such a cooling apparatus

A cooling apparatus for cooling a battery in a vehicle by means of a coolant includes a first coolant circuit including a first heat exchanger for heat transfer between the coolant and the battery, a pumping device, and a collecting vessel for the coolant connected to one another by means of coolant lines. A condensate line connects the collecting vessel to an air conditioning system of the vehicle for the introduction of condensate.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Method for producing prismatic secondary battery

A negative electrode current collector is placed on outer sides of two outermost surfaces of a layered negative electrode core-exposed portion, and a negative electrode conductive member is placed between first and second layered negative electrode core-exposed portions formed by dividing the layered negative electrode core-exposed portion into two parts. A resistance-welding electrode is brought into contact with the negative electrode current collector from the side opposite to the layered negative electrode core-exposed portion side, and the negative electrode current collector, the layered negative electrode core-exposed portion, and the negative electrode conductive member are resistance-welded together.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Mud mixer

A mud mixer comprises a housing defining a battery mounting portion, an electric motor supported by the housing, a mixing element that selectively receives torque from the motor, causing the mixing element to rotate about a rotation axis, and a battery pack removably coupled to the battery mounting portion for providing power to the electric motor when coupled to the battery mounting portion. When the battery pack is coupled to the battery mounting portion, the rotation axis intersects the battery pack..
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Interactive ride-on toy apparatus

An apparatus is provided that includes a torso and a plurality of legs, a first drive motor assembly secured to a first of the plurality of legs and to a first drive wheel, a second drive motor assembly secured to a second of the plurality of legs and to a second drive wheel, a motorized neck assembly coupling a head to the torso and providing a multi-directional rotational movement of the head, a rechargeable battery, a throttle switch to provide a throttle signal, a controller including one or more processors and memory devices, and an electrical steering position sensor configured to translate a mechanical steering input via manual rotation of the head into an electronic steering position signal that is communicated to the controller, wherein the controller is configured to selectively actuate at least one of the drive wheel motors based on the throttle signal and the steering position signal.. .
Pacific Cycle, Llc

Device for displaying in response to a sensed motion

A device includes a signaling means and a motion sensor, and logic for activating or controlling the signaling means in response to a sensed motion according to an embedded logic. The device may be used as a toy, and may be shaped like a play ball or as a handheld unit.
May Patents Ltd.

Medical device application for an external device using data logged at an implantable medical device

A medical device application (mda) is disclosed for an external device (e.g., a cell phone) that can communicate with an implantable medical device (imd). The mda receives data logged in the imd, processes that data in manners reviewable by an imd patient, and that can control the imd based on such processed data.
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation

Microstimulator with rigid support structure

An implantable pulse generator (ipg) is disclosed herein. The ipg may be very small compared to most ipgs and may have a volume on the order of about 3 cm3.
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation

Implant heat protection

Presented herein are techniques for protecting an implantable component of a medical device from the buildup of excessive heat following a charging process. In one embodiment, the implantable component includes a resonant tank circuit that includes an implantable coil that receives power from the external charging device via an inductive link.

Vacuum cleaner

The present invention relates to a vacuum cleaner. The vacuum cleaner of the present invention comprises: a cleaner body having a suction motor for generating suctioning force, and running in operating mode and charging mode; a suctioning part communicating with the cleaner body, for suctioning air and dust; a battery assembly capable of supplying power to the suction motor and having a plurality of battery packs; a controller for controlling the operation of the suction motor; a current regulating unit for regulating the current applied to the suction motor in a state in which the plurality of battery packs are serially connected; a first switching mechanism for serially connecting the plurality of battery packs; and a second switching mechanism for parallelly connecting the plurality of battery packs..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Battery-powered tree

Apparatus and associated methods relate to a battery-powered lighted tree formed from an artificial tree trunk adapted to be mechanically supported and electrically connected to a support structure external to the tree, artificial tree branches extending from the trunk, a light source disposed to emit light from a branch and electrically connected to the trunk, and, a base, formed from a battery, and, a structure adapted to mechanically support the trunk and electrically connect the trunk to the battery. In an illustrative example, the light source may be an led-illuminated optic fiber.
National Tree Company

Vibrating massager garment

A massaging compression garment, comprising a body that includes a stretchy textile and a plurality of coin vibration motors coupled to the inside surface of the garment body. A battery is electrically coupled to the coin vibration motors.

Electronic vapor provision system

An electronic vapor provision system includes a control unit including: a battery for providing electrical power to a heater which is used to produce vapor, and a controller. The controller is configured to collect information, during user operation of the electronic vapor provision system, relating to: power consumption from the battery due to operation of the heater to produce vapor, and re-charging of the battery.
Nicoventures Holdings Limited

Aerosol provision system with remote air inlet

A vapor provision system includes an aerosol delivery section configured to generate aerosol from liquid in a reservoir, an airflow path through the aerosol delivery section extending from an air inlet to a mouthpiece, a battery section configured to join to the aerosol delivery section and house a battery to provide electrical power to one or more components in the aerosol delivery section, the battery section arranged laterally to at least a portion to the aerosol delivery section with respect to a direction of airflow through the mouthpiece, and an interface region in which a surface of the aerosol delivery section faces a surface of the battery section when the sections are joined, the air inlet being located on the aerosol delivery section in the interface region so as to take in air that has been channeled over part of the battery section.. .
Nicoventures Holdings Limited

Methods and devices for cartridge authentication

A device comprises a sensor and processing circuitry coupled to the sensor. The sensor is configured to obtain authentication information from an identification label of a cartridge of an electronic vaping device.
Altria Client Services Llc

Kuraray Co., Ltd.

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Power supply apparatus

A power supply apparatus is provided in which a cover can be easily attached to a housing without using attachment jigs. Provided is a power supply apparatus that holds a battery and an inverter in a housing, wherein a groove portion for drainage is formed on at least an upper part of an opening portion of the housing, a cover that covers the opening portion is arranged on the opening portion, and the cover includes at least one first fixing claw inserted into the groove portion and at least one second fixing claw that presses the groove portion from an outside..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Mobile x-ray apparatus including a battery management system

Provided is a mobile x-ray apparatus including: an x-ray radiator configured to emit x-rays; a battery configured to supply power to the x-ray radiator; a charger configured to charge the battery; a battery management system (bms) configured to receive power from the battery or the charger and output a first signal based on a state of the battery; and a first switch configured to be turned off according to the first signal to prevent power from being supplied to the bms, wherein the first switch is further configured to be turned on by power supplied from the charger when the bms is shut down.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Enhanced data rate low energy wireless communications

In some aspects, the disclosure is directed to methods and systems for an enhanced data rate, low energy wireless communication. Devices may communicate over predetermined wireless bands such as the 2.4 ghz and 5 ghz ism bands, using π/4-differential quadrature phase shift keying, with physical layer rates of 1, 2, 4, 8 mbps or higher.
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd .

Surveillance system and controlling the same

A surveillance system includes: a communication module receiving battery information from a plurality of network cameras; and a processor calculating a plurality of remaining battery lives based on the battery information, wherein if a remaining battery life obtained from first battery information received from a first network camera is equal to or shorter than a preset reference remaining life, the processor selects a second network camera from among the plurality of network cameras so as to exchange a battery of the second network camera with a battery of the first network camera.. .
Hanwha Techwin Co., Ltd.

Mobile battery consumption analysis system and operating on delta charge samples

A method for operation of a battery consumption analysis server communicatively coupled to a plurality of mobile devices over radio channels to receive packages of data recorded at each mobile device containing application use, and battery charging and discharging events. By receiving independent sets of information from the mobile device wherein independent sets comprise at least one of wireless phone activities and battery use, combining this information in such a way that the battery consumption or over consumption of specific applications are identified, the apparatus and method configures a display to identify the correspondingly bad applications to a user..
At&t Mobility Ip, Llc

Techniques and apparatuses for control channel monitoring using a wakeup signal

Techniques described herein use a wakeup signal to indicate to a user equipment (ue) whether an upcoming control channel signal resource includes information relevant to the ue. In this way, the ue can wake up to perform complex control channel signal processing only when the control channel includes signals relevant to the ue, thereby conserving battery power and resources of the ue.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Low power high definition wireless media transport

In some aspects, the disclosure is directed to methods and systems for providing a hybrid low power, high bandwidth media transport protocol between media sinks and media sources by splitting control and synchronization commands to a low power communication interface, and media data to a high bandwidth unidirectional communication interface. Media sinks need not transmit via the high bandwidth unidirectional communication interface, reducing power consumption, which may be particularly beneficial for small devices with limited battery capacity such as wireless earbuds..
Avago Technologies General Ip (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Near field communication device

A near field communication (nfc) device capable of operating by being powered by the field includes an nfc module for generating an electromagnetic carrier signal and modulating the carrier signal according to data to be transmitted, and an antenna circuit coupled to and driven by said nfc module with the modulated carrier signal. An electromagnetic compatibility (emc) filter of the nfc device is coupled to the nfc module via output terminals of said nfc module.
Nxp B.v.

Schottky enhanced bias circuit

Embodiments disclosed herein relate to a bias circuit that uses schottky diodes. Typically, a bias circuit will include a number of transistors used to generate a bias voltage or a bias current for a power amplifier.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Systems and methods for isolated low voltage energy storage for data centers

Systems and methods of this disclosure use low voltage energy storage devices to supply power at a medium voltage from an uninterruptible power supply (ups) to a data center load. The ups includes a low voltage energy storage device (ultracapacitor/battery), a high frequency (hf) bidirectional dc-dc converter, and a multi-level (ml) inverter.
Inertech Ip Llc

Active filter

A power system for a vehicle comprising: a battery; a charging interface for receiving external power to charge the battery; a network connecting the battery and the charging interface, wherein at least a part of the network is a dc network; an active emi filter between the battery and the charging interface in the dc network.. .
Schaffner Emv Ag

Pi source inverter-converter for hybrid electric vehicles

A system for reducing a resonant oscillation on a direct current bus of a power inverter/converter for an electric machine having a variable frequency drive is disclosed. The system includes a battery, a first capacitor connected in parallel with the battery; an inductor connected in series with the first capacitor; a first diode connected in series with the inductor; a second diode connected in parallel with the inductor and the first diode; a second capacitor connected in series with the first diode; and a starter-generator connected to the second capacitor.
Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.

Solar battery system

A solar battery system includes a power unit that is selectively positioned in a remote location with respect to electricity. A charging unit is provided and the charging unit converts solar energy into electrical energy.

Charge and discharge control circuit and battery device

A charge and discharge control circuit operates between a first and a second power supply voltage of the secondary battery, and is used in a cascade-connection to the second charge and discharge control circuit having the same configuration, and includes an output circuit and an output terminal for discharge control, an input circuit and an input terminal for discharge control, and a control circuit. The input circuit includes a first mos transistor having a source terminal connected to the input terminal and a gate terminal for receiving the first power supply voltage, a second mos transistor having a drain terminal and a gate terminal connected to a drain terminal of the first mos transistor and a source terminal for receiving the second power supply voltage, and a third mos transistor current-mirror-connected to the second mos transistor and having a drain terminal for supplying a discharge control input signal..
Ablic Inc.

Charge/discharge control circuit and battery device

A charge/discharge control circuit includes: a first power supply terminal connected to a first electrode of a secondary battery; a second power supply terminal connected to a second electrode of the secondary battery; a charge control terminal connected to a discharge control switch and a charge control switch; a detection terminal; a control circuit; and an output circuit configured to output a charge control signal from the charge control terminal, and configured to output a first voltage when a charger is connected and the control circuit permits charging, and to output a voltage of the detection terminal which differs from the first voltage when the charger is connected and the control circuit prohibits charging. The output circuit is capable of outputting a voltage of the second power supply terminal which differs from the first voltage when the charger is not connected..
Ablic Inc.

Battery connector device for a battery jump starting device

An enhanced conductivity battery device for use in a battery jump starting device. The enhanced conductivity device providing enhanced conductivity from the enhanced conductivity device to a battery being jump started..
The Noco Company

Portable power charger with customizable aesthetic feature

A portable power charger is provided for charging one or more electronic devices from an internal rechargeable battery and includes a customizable aesthetic feature that can be secured within an indented cavity provided on a face of the charger housing. The aesthetic feature can comprise a tile or chip adapted to fit into the indented cavity and that can be customized, for example, with different patterns, textures, colors, words, etchings, images, icons, logos and the like.
Halo2cloud, Llc

Apparatus for charging and discharging battery cell comprising insulation mask

The present disclosure provides a battery cell charging and discharging apparatus configured to charge and discharge a battery cell which is sealed in a state in which an electrode assembly is embedded in a battery case and includes a first die plate having a first charging pin which is connected to a first electrode terminal of the battery cell by being contacted thereto during a charging and discharging process of the battery cell. The first die plate includes an insulation mask of an electrical insulation material formed in a structure covering a remaining part of the battery cell excluding the first electrode terminal at a position corresponding to the first charging pin and mask fixing portions configured to fix both sides of the insulation mask so that a position of the insulation mask is set..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Protection circuit and battery pack of lithium-ion secondary battery

Provided is a protection circuit of a lithium-ion secondary battery that, when reaching overdischarging, can suppress any more progress of the overdischarging with a versatile approach and at low costs. A protection circuit of a lithium-ion secondary battery includes: a controlling ic that is driven by electric power of the lithium-ion secondary battery, and configured to detect at least a voltage of the lithium-ion secondary battery; and an interrupting circuit including at least a fuse and a switch, the fuse being arranged between the lithium-ion secondary battery and the controlling ic, the switch being arranged so as to allow a current capable of blowing the fuse to flow from the lithium-ion secondary battery to the fuse when the switch is turned on..
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

Devoltz powermaxx/ batterymaster

The power source is a battery (bank) is connected to a dc to ac power inverter. The dc to ac power inverter power and electric motor.

Battery pack and computer-implement battery pack control method

A battery pack may include a housing, a battery in the housing, a first switch connected to the battery in the housing, a current detector, and a controller. The current detector configured to detect a current flowing to the battery, the current detector being in the housing.
Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation

Battery cell balancing method and system

The present disclosure relates to a method and system for stabilizing a battery through cell balancing of a battery pack, and more particularly, to a method and system for performing battery cell balancing and determining a control situation through a feedback for the cell balancing, thereby improving reliability for the battery cell balancing and enabling a proactive measure for a battery abnormality. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery controller for multiple battery technologies

An apparatus comprises an interface configured to communicate with a first battery of a first battery type and a second battery of a second battery type. The apparatus comprises processing circuitry configured to: obtain first parameters related to at least one first characteristic of the first battery, the one or more first parameters stored in a universal format that is implemented by both the first battery and the second battery; perform one or more first charging operations for the first battery based on the obtained one or more first parameters; obtain one or more second parameters related to at least one second characteristic of the second battery, the one or more second parameters stored in the universal format; and perform one or more second charging operations for the second battery based on the obtained one or more second parameters..
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Power supply device and control device

A power supply device includes a photovoltaic power generator, a secondary battery unit, a charger configured to supply power from the photovoltaic power generator to the secondary battery unit, a dc-ac power conversion circuit configured to convert a discharge output of the secondary battery unit into ac power, and a control device configured to control charging of the secondary battery unit based on a load power prediction obtained by a moving average of used power and an amount of power generated by the photovoltaic power generator and perform control to switch output of the amount of power generated by the photovoltaic power generator between the secondary battery unit and a commercial system power based on a value of state of charge (soc) of the secondary battery unit.. .
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Metal-oxygen battery

The present invention concerns a metal-oxygen battery containing, as the electrolyte, a monophasic electrolytic solvent medium having at least an alkali metal or alkaline earth metal supporting salt, preferably a lithium salt; a fluorocarbon solvent having an oxygen solubility at least equal to 30% v/v; 10 to 60% by volume of at least fluorinated solubilising agent; and a carbonate solvent. The fluorinated solubilising agent is different from the fluorocarbon solvent; is chosen from the mono-, poly- and perfluorinated, saturated, unsaturated and/or aromatic, linear, branched and/or cyclic hydrocarbon compounds; and has 4 to 18 carbon atoms with the carbon chain having at least one polar end unit and can be interrupted by one or more heteroatoms of oxygen and sulfur atoms and radicals —n(r1)-, —b(r1)- and —p(r1r2)- in which r1 a d r2, identical or different, represent a hydrogen atom or a c1 to c4 alkyl radical..
Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

Battery module, and battery pack and vehicle comprising the same

Disclosed is a battery module, as well as a battery pack and a vehicle comprising the same. The battery module includes a plurality of battery cells, each having an accommodation portion in which an electrode assembly is accommodated and a sealing portion for sealing the accommodation portion, thermal-conductive sheets configured to surround at least a part of the battery cells in surface contact with the battery cells, side cooling fins located at an inner side of the thermal-conductive sheets and at least partially in contact with the accommodation portions of the battery cells, and a cooling plate in contact with the thermal-conductive sheet..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Thermal management assembly for traction battery cells

A vehicle traction battery assembly may include a traction battery cell, a case, and a thermal plate. The case may define a cavity to receive the traction battery cell and has a first side defining a first form feature.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Temperature management device

In one embodiment, a temperature management device is provided with a plurality of battery cells, power sensor(s) each of which detects the charge/discharge power of battery cell(s) at a prescribed time interval, a power representative value calculation section which calculates a power representative value of a time lapse data of the charge/discharge power(s) detected by the power sensor, temperature sensor(s) each of which detects the temperature of battery cell(s) at a prescribed time interval, a temperature representative value calculation section which calculates a temperature representative value of a time lapse data of temperature(s) detected by the temperature sensor, a radiation characteristic identification section which identifies a radiation characteristic from the temperature representative value and the power representative value, and an air conditioning setting calculation section which calculates an air conditioning setting for the battery cell(s) corresponding to the power representative value by using the radiation characteristic.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Power battery pack and electrical vehicle having the same

A power battery pack and an electrical vehicle including the same are provided. The power battery pack includes: a tray; a plurality of battery modules disposed in the tray, and including a first battery module disposed on the tray and a second battery module stacked on the first battery module; a second module cooling plate disposed outside of the second battery module, and including a first bottom plate and a first side plate; and a first side heat-conducting plate disposed at an outer side of the first side plate and heat-conductively connected therewith, wherein both the first bottom plate and the first side plate have a heat pipe disposed therein respectively, the heat pipes of the first bottom plate and the first side plate are in communication with each other; and the first side heat-conducting plate has a heat pipe disposed therein and heat-conductively connected to the tray..
Byd Company Limited

Battery module with improved cooling performance

A battery module is provided. The battery module includes a battery stack that has a plurality of secondary batteries stacked on each other in multiple stages along a predetermined stack direction.
Kia Motors Corporation

Communication terminating resistance automatic setting energy storage system

The present invention relates to a method of automatically setting a communication resistance of an energy storage device (ess), and more particularly, to a method of automatically controlling connection of a battery module and a terminating resistance by using a battery management system (bms) id allocated to each battery module constituting the ess.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery system

The present invention is directed to a circuit module for coupling a plurality of battery cell units. The circuit module includes a first set of terminals having a positive terminal and a negative terminal for coupling to a first battery cell unit, and a second set of terminals having a positive terminal and a negative terminal for coupling to a second battery cell unit.
Relectrify Pty Ltd

Secondary battery, evaluation method and production method therefor, and charge-discharge control device

Provided is a technology that can improve a cycle property without lowering a volume energy density. The present technology provides a method for evaluating a secondary battery, including conducting at least: a determination step of determining a degree of diffusion defect of an ion that performs electric conduction; an evaluation step of evaluating a state of the secondary battery on the basis the result of the determination in the determination step; and a control step of controlling states of current application and voltage application on the secondary battery during charging or during discharging of the secondary battery on the basis of the result of the evaluation in the evaluation step..
Sony Corporation

Electrode for secondary battery, secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

An electrode for a secondary battery includes titanium-containing oxide as an active material. The median pore diameter of the electrode is 0.050 μm or more and 0.1 μm or less and pore surface area of the electrode is 4 m2/g or more and 8 m2/g or less, by mercury porosimetry..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Secondary battery, battery pack and vehicle

In one embodiment, a secondary battery is provided, which includes an electrolytic solution, and a positive electrode and a negative electrode which are immersed in the electrolytic solution. The electrolytic solution contains water, an electrolyte salt, and at least one kind of an organic solvent with a relative permittivity of not more than 42.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

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

Battery module

A battery module includes number of single batteries each single battery having a shell and a cap cover; an anode housing and a cathode housing both having a number of receiving barrels; an anode current collecting board posited on the anode housing having a number of fusible conductive plates; a repairable electrode board positioned on the anode current collecting board; a number of connection member each received in a respective receiving barrel of the cathode housing; an cathode current collecting board posited on the cathode housing; and a number of repairable conductive plates. One end adjacent to the cap cover of each single battery is received in a receiving barrel and the cap cover is soldered to and electrically connected a respective fusible conductive plate.
Optimum Battery Co., Ltd.

Battery cell design for preventing internal short circuits from occurring and propagating using positive temperature coefficient (ptc) materials

A battery and related methods are described. The battery can include a plurality of battery cell segments.
The Boeing Company

Secondary battery, battery pack and vehicle

In one embodiment, a secondary battery is provided, which includes an electrolytic solution, and a positive electrode and a negative electrode which are immersed in the electrolytic solution. The electrolytic solution contains water, an electrolyte salt, and at least one kind of an organic solvent with a relative permittivity of not more than 42.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A lithium ion battery has a flat wound electrode assembly, a nonaqueous electrolyte, and a battery case. The nonaqueous electrolyte contains an electrically insulating inorganic aggregate and is formed of an impregnating electrolyte impregnated into the flat wound electrode assembly and a surplus electrolyte not impregnated into the flat wound electrode assembly.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Electrolyte liquid, preparing the same, and lithium sulfur battery using the same

The present disclosure provides an electrolyte liquid of a lithium sulfur battery comprising a carbonate ester organic solvent, a lithium salt, and a flame-retardant cosolvent, the flame-retardant cosolvent being a phosphazene compound, wherein a mass percentage of the flame-retardant cosolvent is 20% to 50%, a concentration of the lithium salt is 0.8 mol/l to 1.2 mol/l. The present disclosure also provides a lithium sulfur battery and a method for preparing the electrolyte liquid..
Tsinghua University

Electrolyte for lto type lithium ion batteries

A lithium ion battery comprising at least one cathode, at least one anode comprising lto having an optional surface coating, and an electrolyte composition, where the electrolyte composition comprises an organic solvent, one or more lithium salts, one or more sei forming additives selected from the group consisting of a) alkali metal salts of borates, b) organoboron compounds, c) imides, d) sulfates and e) sulfites; and one or more moisture removing additives selected from the group consisting of f) anhydrides g) nitriles, h) tertiary amines, and i) amides.. .
Shenzhen Capchem Technology Co., Ltd

Lithium-ion-conductive ceramic material, lithium-ion-conductive ceramic sintered body, and lithium battery

The invention provides a lithium-ion-conductive ceramic material which contains li, la, and zr, as well as at least one of mg and a (wherein a represents at least one element selected from the group consisting of ca, sr, and ba) and which has a garnet-type crystal structure, wherein the elements contained in the ceramic material satisfy the following mole ratio conditions (1) to (3): (1) 1.33≤li/(la+a)≤3; (2) 0<mg/(la+a)≤0.5; and (3) 0<a/(la+a)≤0.67, and a lithium battery employing the ceramic material.. .

Battery system and production method

One variation of a battery unit includes: a substrate including silicon and defining a cell, wherein the cell includes a base encompassed by a continuous wall and a set of posts extending normal to the base; an electrolyte material coating vertical surfaces of each post, in the set of posts, and vertical surfaces of the continuous wall in the cell; a cathode material filling the cell over the electrolyte material, between posts in the set of posts, and between the set of posts and the continuous wall; a seal extending along a top of the continuous wall; and a cathode current collector bonded to the seal, electrically coupled to the cathode material, and cooperating with the substrate to enclose the cell to form a single-cell battery.. .
Millibatt, Inc.

Method of passive voltage control in a sodium-ion battery

One aspect of the present invention provides a method comprising: manufacturing a sodium ion secondary cell having an anode and a cathode, the anode comprising a negative electrode active material comprising disordered carbon on an anode substrate, and the cathode comprising a comprising a nickel-containing sodium oxide positive electrode active material on a cathode substrate; and in a cycling phase, charging the cell to a first voltage; wherein the ratio of the mass of the negative electrode active material to the mass of the positive electrode active material is greater than 0.37 and is less than 1.2.. .
Faradion Limited

Method of producing a sulfide solid electrolyte material, sulfide solid electrolyte material, and lithium battery

A method of producing a sulfide solid electrolyte material includes: forming an intermediate having crosslinking sulfur but no li2s, by vitrifying, in a first vitrification process, a starting material composition obtained by mixing li2s and a sulfide of a group 14 or group 15 element such that a proportion of li2s with respect to the sum total of the li2s and the sulfide of a group 14 or group 15 element is smaller than a proportion of li2s required for the sulfide solid electrolyte material to obtain an ortho composition; and eliminating the crosslinking sulfur by vitrifying, in a second vitrification process, an intermediate-containing composition resulting from mixing a bond cleaving compound, which cleaves a bond of the crosslinking sulfur, with the intermediate.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Method of preparing negative electrode active material for lithium secondary battery and lithium secondary battery using the same

The present invention relates to a method of preparing a negative electrode active material for a secondary battery which may prevent oxidation during the preparation of nano-sized silicon particles, a negative electrode active material for a secondary battery prepared thereby, and a negative electrode for a secondary battery and a lithium secondary battery including the same.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery cell compression method and assembly

An exemplary method includes, among other things, winding a curable material at least partially about a plurality of battery cells that are compressed by a fixture. An exemplary assembly includes, among other things, a plurality of battery cells compressed by a fixture, and a curable material wound around the plurality of battery cells..
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Rechargeable battery with variable layer dependent to temperature change

A rechargeable battery is provided. The rechargeable battery includes a positive electrode substrate layer; a positive electrode active material layer disposed adjacent to the positive electrode substrate layer; a negative electrode substrate layer; a negative electrode active material layer disposed adjacent to the negative electrode substrate layer; a separator disposed between the positive electrode active material layer and the negative electrode active material layer; and a shape variable layer disposed between the positive electrode substrate and the positive electrode active material layer or between the negative electrode substrate and the negative electrode active material layer..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Redox flow battery

A redox flow battery according to the present invention is provided with a battery module including a battery cell or a stack, and a pair of electrolyte tanks, and a replacement of a pump is applied for each battery module to transfer electrolyte to the battery cell and the stack such that shunt current is reduced. In addition, each battery module is provided with the pair of the electrolyte tanks such that a transfer distance of the electrolyte can be reduced, and a fluid controller using pressure instead of a pump for each module such that power required for driving the pump can be reduced and efficiency of the battery can be improved..
Standard Energy Co., Ltd.

Redox flow battery

A redox flow battery includes a battery cell including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a membrane disposed between these two electrodes; a positive electrode electrolyte supplied to the positive electrode; and a negative electrode electrolyte supplied to the negative electrode, wherein the positive electrode electrolyte contains manganese ions and a phosphorus-containing substance, the negative electrode electrolyte contains at least one species of metal ions selected from titanium ions, vanadium ions, chromium ions, and zinc ions, and a concentration of the phosphorus-containing substance is 0.001 m or more and 1 m or less.. .
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Method of operating redox flow battery, and redox flow battery system

Provided is a method of operating an rf battery in which charging and discharging are performed by circulating and supplying a positive electrode electrolyte in a positive electrode tank to a positive electrode and circulating and supplying a negative electrode electrolyte in a negative electrode tank to a negative electrode. The positive electrode electrolyte contains manganese ions and added metal ions.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Carbon nanotube dispersion and producing same

The present disclosure relates to a carbon nanotube dispersion liquid comprising bundle-type carbon nanotubes; a dispersion medium; and a polyvinyl butyral resin having a weight average molecular weight of greater than 50,000, a method for preparing the same, methods for preparing electrode slurry and an electrode using the same, and an electrode and a secondary battery prepared using the carbon nanotube dispersion liquid.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Binder composition, electrode for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery

To provide a binder composition having high adhesion, without producing a copolymer or an aggregate of a copolymer and an electrode active material. A binder composition according to the present invention contains: a first vinylidene fluoride polymer with an inherent viscosity of 1.7 dl/g or higher; and a second vinylidene fluoride polymer containing acrylic acid or methacrylic acid as a monomer unit..
Kureha Corporation

Positive electrode active material, positive electrode using the same, and lithium ion secondary battery

(m includes at least one selected from fe, mn, co, ni, vo, v, and 1a4, 1b2, 1c3). .

Multivalent metal ion battery having a cathode of recompressed graphite worms and manufacturing method

Provided is a multivalent metal-ion battery comprising an anode, a cathode, a porous separator electronically separating the anode and the cathode, and an electrolyte in ionic contact with the anode and the cathode to support reversible deposition and dissolution of a multivalent metal, selected from ni, zn, be, mg, ca, ba, la, ti, ta, zr, nb, mn, v, co, fe, cd, cr, ga, in, or a combination thereof, at the anode, wherein the anode contains the multivalent metal or its alloy as an anode active material and the cathode comprises a cathode layer of an exfoliated graphite or carbon material recompressed to form an active layer that is oriented in such a manner that the active layer has a graphite edge plane in direct contact with the electrolyte and facing or contacting the separator.. .
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Multivalent metal ion battery and manufacturing method

Provided is a multivalent metal-ion battery comprising an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte in ionic contact with the anode and the cathode to support reversible deposition and dissolution of a multivalent metal, selected from ni, zn, be, mg, ca, ba, la, ti, ta, zr, nb, mn, v, co, fe, cd, cr, ga, in, or a combination thereof, at the anode, wherein the anode contains the multivalent metal or its alloy as an anode active material and the cathode comprises a cathode active layer of a graphite or carbon material having expanded inter-graphene planar spaces with an inter-planar spacing d002 from 0.43 nm to 2.0 nm as measured by x-ray diffraction. Such a metal-ion battery delivers a high energy density, high power density, and long cycle life..
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Lithium metal oxide material, the use thereof in a positive electrode of a secondary battery and a preparing such a lithium metal oxide material

A powderous lithium metal oxide material having a cubic structure with space group fd-3m and having the formula li1−a[(nibmna1−b)1−xtixay]2+ao4 with 0.005≤x≤0.018, 0≤y≤0.05, 0.01≤a≤0.03, 0.18≤b≤0.28, wherein a is one or more elements from the group of the metal elements excluding li, ni, mn and ti.. .
Umicore Korea Ltd.

Silicon oxide composite for lithium secondary battery negative electrode material and manufacturing the same

A silicon oxide composite for a secondary battery negative electrode material and a method for manufacturing the same, more particularly, a silicon oxide composite for a secondary battery negative electrode material and a method for manufacturing the same are disclosed. The silicon oxide composite includes mgsio3 (enstatite) crystals and silicon particles, of which crystal size is from 1 to 25 nm, in a silicon oxide (siox, 0<x<2), and a carbon film placed on a surface..
Daejoo Electronic Material Co., Ltd.

Active material for a positive electrode of a battery cell, positive electrode, and battery cell

A positive active material for a positive electrode of a battery cell which includes a first component containing a compound of general formula: li2-znazm11-ym2yo3, where m1 and m2 are different from one another and stand for transition metal ions, 0<y<1, and 0≤z<2, with the condition that the compound is essentially free of manganese ions. Moreover, a positive electrode of a battery cell which includes the positive material, and a battery cell which includes at least one positive electrode, are also described..
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Secondary battery, battery pack, and vehicle

According to one embodiment, a secondary battery is provided. The secondary battery includes a negative electrode including a negative electrode current collector, a negative electrode terminal electrically connected to the negative electrode current collector, a joint electrically connecting the negative electrode terminal and the negative electrode current collector, and a water repellent layer covering the joint.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Graphite power for negative electrode active material of lithium-ion secondary battery

Also disclosed is a method of producing the graphite powder; a graphite material for a battery electrode; an electrode for a lithium ion; and a lithium-ion secondary battery.. .

Negative electrode for lithium ion secondary battery and lithium ion secondary battery

A negative electrode of a lithium ion secondary battery of the present invention includes a current collector (32) and a negative electrode active material layer (34) provided on the current collector (32). In the negative electrode of a lithium ion secondary battery, the negative electrode active material layer (34) includes carbon particles, a degree of graphitization of the carbon particles is 1.0 or more and 1.5 or less and a degree of orientation of the carbon particles is 50 or more and 150 or less; where, the degree of graphitization is a ratio (p101/p100) between a peak intensity p101 of the (101) plane and a peak intensity p100 of the (100) plane in an x-ray diffraction pattern and the degree of orientation is a ratio (p002/p110) between a peak intensity p002 of the (002) plane and a peak intensity p110 of the (110) plane in an x-ray diffraction pattern..
Tdk Corporation

Method for preparing precursor of nickel-cobalt-aluminum ternary cathode material, cathode plate, and lithium ion battery

The present application provides a method for preparing precursor of nickel-cobalt-aluminum ternary cathode material, comprising steps of: 1) mixing a nickel salt solution, a cobalt salt solution, and an aluminum salt solution at a molar ratio of ni:co:al=(0.6-0.9):(0.05-0.3):(0.01-0.1) to obtain a first mixture; 2) adding the first mixture into ammonia water, stirring, and adjusting ph by an alkaline solution to obtain a second mixture with a ph≥12; 3) adding an appropriate amount of additive to the second mixture, stirring, and ageing for 10-24 h to obtain a colloid; 4) washing the colloid and concentrating by centrifugation to obtain a gel; 5) drying the gel at 200-300° c. For 4-8 h, and sintering at 1100-1600° c.
Optimum Battery Co., Ltd.

Battery cell design for preventing internal short circuits from occurring and propagating

A battery and related methods are described. The battery can include a plurality of battery cell segments.
The Boeing Company

Connecting pole for a rechargeable battery, rechargeable battery housing and machine for producing a connecting pole

The invention relates to a connecting pole (1) for a rechargeable battery (12) having the following features: a) the connecting pole (1) has a connecting section (2), in which a pole terminal can be fastened on the connecting pole (1), b) the connecting pole (1) has a fastening section (3), in which the connecting pole (1) can be fastened in a housing part (5) of the rechargeable battery (12), c) the fastening section (3) has a labyrinth section (4), d) the outer wall (6) of the connecting pole (1) has, in the labyrinth section (4), one or more peripheral projections (7, 8, 10), e) at least two adjacently arranged peripheral projections (70, 71, 72, 73, 80, 81, 82, 83) are flanged in pairs in the mutually facing direction, wherein a recess (11) is formed on each of the peripheral projections (70, 71, 72, 73, 80, 81, 82, 83) with respect to the outer wall (6) of the connecting pole (1) by the flanged region. The invention also relates to a rechargeable battery housing or a part thereof with at least one such connecting pole and to a machine for producing such a connecting pole..
Johnson Controls Autobatterie Gmbh & Co. Kgaa

Battery including electrode tab having flat surface

A battery according to an embodiment may comprise an electrode assembly, said electrode assembly comprising an electrode substrate comprising a first area and a second area; an active material deposited on the first area of the electrode substrate; and an electrode tab attached to the second area of the electrode substrate, wherein the electrode tab comprises a bonding surface having at least one protrusion making contacting with a bonding location of the second area of the electrode substrate, wherein a surface opposite to the bonding surface and a surface opposite the bonding location are substantially flat.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Electrode assembly having indented portion formed on electrode plate, and secondary battery including same

The present invention relates to an electrode assembly including at least two electrode plates and a separator interposed between the electrode plates, wherein indented portions are formed from lower ends of opposite sides of the electrode tab in an opposite direction to an externally extending direction of the electrode tab in a side of the electrode body in which the electrode tab externally extends, in the electrode plates.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Connector system, battery module, forming a tap, and operating device

A connector system for a battery module has a number of cell connectors of different successive cell connector types in order to form one or more electric contacts with one or more connections of one or more individual cells of the battery module, in particular for a power-transmitting tap in which each cell connector of a subsequent cell connector type is designed to electrically connect a larger number of connections of individual cells than the number of connections which can be connected by each cell connector of a preceding cell connector type. Each cell connector of a preceding cell connector type can be stacked and/or nested on a cell connector of a subsequent cell connector type in an assembly direction perpendicular to the main direction of extension..
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Busbar assembly for an electrified vehicle and forming the same

A battery assembly according to a non-limiting aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, an array of battery cells, with each cell including a terminal, and a busbar assembly having a first busbar component and a second busbar component. Further, each of the terminals are electrically coupled to both the first busbar component and the second busbar component.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Quick connect assembly for busbars in an electrified vehicle

A battery assembly according to a non-limiting aspect of the present disclosure includes, among other things, a busbar, an array of battery cells including an electrical terminal, and a quick connect assembly mechanically and electrically coupling the busbar to the electrical terminal.. .
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Polyethyleneimine-attached carbonaceous material and separator for lithium-sulfur battery coated with the same

A polyethyleneimine-attached carbonaceous material for a separator for a secondary battery. The carbonaceous material for coating a separator for a secondary battery adsorbs lithium polysulfides (lips) to inhibit a shuttling reaction between an anode and a cathode, caused by the dissolution of lithium polysulfides in electrolyte, and increases recyclability of lithium polysulfides, resulting in improvement of life characteristics and rate characteristics of a battery..
Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

Battery separators having a low apparent density

In some embodiments, a battery separator described herein may comprise a layer having a relatively low apparent density; for example, the density that includes any unoccupied space within the outermost boundaries of the layer may be relatively low. The low apparent density may be attributed to, at least in part, the geometry of the layer.
Hollingsworth & Vose Company

Composite layers or separators for lead acid batteries

Disclosed herein are novel or improved fibrous layers, composites, composite separators, separators, composite mat separators, composite mat separators containing fibers and silica particles, battery separators, lead acid battery separators, and/or flooded lead acid battery separators, and/or batteries, cells, and/or methods of manufacture and/or use of such fibrous layers, composites, composite separators, separators, battery separators, lead acid battery separators, cells, and/or batteries. In addition, disclosed herein are methods, systems, and battery separators for enhancing battery life, reducing internal resistance, reducing metalloid poisoning, reducing acid stratification, and/or improving uniformity in at least enhanced flooded batteries..
Daramic, Llc

Alkaline battery separator

3) the beaten cellulose fibers comprise mercerized natural wood fibers having a freeness, in terms of csf, of at least 150 ml and less than 550 ml.. .

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a plurality of prismatic secondary batteries with spacers each interposed therebetween. The prismatic secondary batteries each include a flat wound electrode body that is formed by winding a positive electrode plate and a negative electrode plate with a separator interposed therebetween; a prismatic outer body that houses the wound electrode body; and a sealing plate that seals an opening of the flat wound electrode body.
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

Battery module

A battery module includes: a plurality of battery cells and a case for housing the plurality of battery cells. The case has a plurality of through-holes which are provided to a wall part forming an outer face of the battery module and via which gas ejected from at least one of the plurality of battery cells is discharged in a dispersed manner..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Battery carrier for a vehicle

The disclosure relates to a battery carrier for accommodating at least one electric battery module in a vehicle. The battery carrier may include at least one first wall, at least one second wall arranged at an angle with respect to the first wall, wherein the second wall is joined to the first wall by a joining region, wherein an adhesive region is formed in the joining region, and the adhesive region is configured to condition the joining region for a materially bonded connection to a seal, and at least one seal materially bonded to the adhesive region in order to fluidically seal the joining region..
Benteler Automobiltechnik Gmbh

Battery module

The present invention provides a battery module, including: a plurality of power batteries, module casing, separating plate, battery connecting strips, detecting terminals and cell module controller; the power batteries are disposed in module casing, separating plate is arranged above power batteries, through-holes are arranged on separating plate corresponding to electrode terminals of power batteries, battery connecting strips are arranged above separating plate, and are connected with electrode terminals of power batteries through through-holes, so that all power batteries are electrically connected, cell module controller is arranged above separating plate, press-fit holes are provided on cell module controller, terminal connecting portion is arranged on battery connecting strip, detecting terminal is located between separating plate and cell module controller, one end of detecting terminal is connected with terminal connecting portion, the other end of detecting terminal is provided with press-fit contact, press-fit contact is connected in press-fit with press-fit hole.. .
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited

Battery pack

A battery pack includes a first battery module, a second battery module, and a connector. The first battery module includes laminated cells and has a first outer surface.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Printed planar lithium-ion batteries

A planar microbattery cell array is disclosed. The array includes a number of battery cells arranged parallel to one another on a substrate.

Traction battery pack plate with retention flange

An exemplary battery assembly includes, among other things, battery cells distributed along an axis and disposed on a base. A bracket extends axially along a side of the battery cells.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Battery pack and vehicle comprising battery pack

Disclosed is a battery pack, which includes a battery module having at least one battery cell, a pack case made of a metal material and configured to package the battery module, and a fire extinguishing liquid guide cover configured to cover one side of the pack case, the fire extinguishing liquid guide cover being melted over a predetermined temperature to form an opening so that a fire extinguishing liquid is guided into the pack case, the fire extinguishing liquid guide cover having a noise shielding member for shielding an electromagnetic noise not to enter the pack case.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Bicycle battery pack

A bicycle battery pack that can be reduced in volume includes a housing configured to be located on a frame of a bicycle and battery cells accommodated in the housing. The battery cells include at least a first battery cell and a second battery cell.
Shimano Inc.

Electrochemical cell

An electrochemical cell that converts chemical energy to electrical energy includes a cathode with an active material of fluorinated carbon on a perforated metal cathode current collector, a lithium anode on a perforated metal anode current collector, a stepped header, a stable electrolyte, and a separator. In various embodiments, an anode current collector design, a cathode current collector design, a stepped header design, a cathode formulation, an electrolyte formulation, a separator, and a battery incorporating the electrochemical cell are provided..
Eaglepicher Technologies, Llc

Pouch-shaped battery cell having protective film attached thereto

Disclosed herein is a pouch-shaped battery cell configured to have a structure in which an electrode assembly is received in a pouch-shaped battery case together with an electrolytic solution, wherein the pouch-shaped battery case is made of a laminate sheet including a metal layer and a resin layer, an upper edge of the pouch-shaped battery case, from which electrode terminals protrude outward, and opposite side edges of the pouch-shaped battery case, which are adjacent to the upper edge of the pouch-shaped battery case, are thermally fused to constitute a sealed portion of the pouch-shaped battery case, the opposite side edges of the pouch-shaped battery case being bent perpendicularly from the upper edge of the pouch-shaped battery case toward an electrode assembly receiving unit for receiving the electrode assembly, and a protective film is attached so as to wrap the perpendicularly bent opposite side edges of the pouch-shaped battery case.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery cell having improved insulation performance of electrode lead while having excellent manufacturing processability based on standardized structure and battery pack including the same

A battery cell has a structure in which outer peripheral portions of a battery case are sealed by thermal bonding in a state in which an electrode assembly is mounted together with an electrolyte in a battery case made of a laminate sheet, wherein a pair of electrode leads of the electrode assembly protrude outward from the battery case, and an insulating member is attached to each of the electrode leads in an area of at least 60% of a total area of the electrode leads that protrude outwardly.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Pouch case for secondary battery and pouch-type secondary battery comprising the same

The present disclosure relates to a pouch case for a secondary battery, and a secondary battery comprising the same, and in particular, to a pouch case for a secondary battery fabricated by laminating an inner resin layer, a middle resin layer and an outer resin layer, wherein the inner resin layer comprises a polyolefin-based resin and a thermosetting moisture absorber, and a secondary battery comprising the same.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Battery disconnection circuit

The invention is related to an apparatus comprising a switch configured to variably connect a device circuit of an electronic device to a battery, a cutout control circuit connected to the switch and comprising a supply power input and a cutout activation input, wherein the cutout control circuit is configured to turn the switch on when a supply voltage is connected to the supply power input. The invention is further related to a drug delivery device for delivering at least one drug agent comprising an apparatus of the aforementioned kind, a charging connector for a drug deliver device of the aforementioned kind, and a method for manufacturing a drug delivery device of the aforementioned kind..
Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh

Portable wireless automotive anti-collision system and data processing method

A portable wireless automotive anti-collision system includes wireless radar component, wireless camera component, solar battery component, signal switch, central controller, memory, voice alarm, and display screen. Wireless radar component and wireless camera component are wirelessly connected to central controller through signal switch.

Safety light apparatus and method

The present invention is directed to a safety light, such as a barricade lamp. The safety light comprises a light member and a power source comprising a non-rechargeable battery source and a rechargeable battery source.
Dicke Safety Products

Distributed monitoring vehicle operation

A distributed system for monitoring and control of a vehicle having a plurality of physical systems, and a plurality of subsystems includes a supervisory controller with a first computer readable storage media for monitoring and storing a plurality of operational parameters. The supervisory controller communicates with a server a communications networks.
Traffilog Ltd.

Smart tag and smart tag system using the same

A smart tag is attached on a vehicle body in a vehicle manufacturing process. The smart tag includes a position measurement transmitter for transmitting signals for measuring position of a vehicle body, a wireless communication transceiver for performing wireless communication, a position sensor for sensing data for calculating a position of the vehicle body, a memory for storing data including vehicle body information, a controller for controlling operation of the smart tag, and a battery for supplying electric power to components of the smart tag..
Kia Motors Corporation

Method and managing an application being executed in a portable terminal

A method and an apparatus are provided for preventing battery power consumption and degradation of system performance due to the system resources being utilized by applications being executed, while providing a multi-tasking function through a plurality of applications. In the method, when a plurality of applications are executed, such execution of the plurality of applications is reported to the user, so as to enable the user to terminate one or more applications, thereby preventing unnecessary consumption of battery power..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Memory system

According to one embodiment, the memory system includes a nonvolatile semiconductor memory, a data buffer, a volatile memory for storing a management table uniquely associates the user data with an address of the physical storage region of nonvolatile semiconductor memory, a controller that carries out a force quit process for writing the user data stored in a data buffer, the management table stored in volatile memory into the nonvolatile semiconductor memory, and a storage battery. The controller starts the force quit process prior to the power supply of the internal power supply regulator is switched from an external power supply to the storage battery..
Toshiba Memory Corporation

Charge control method and electronic device based on voltage of battery

Disclosed is an electronic device including a battery; an interface that receives an external power; a system circuit including a processor; and a power management circuit, wherein the power management circuit is configured to detect an input of the external power through the interface; identify a voltage of the battery in response to the detection of the input of the external power; when the voltage of the battery belongs to a first designated voltage range, avoid charging the battery using the input external power and supply the input external power to the system circuit; and when the voltage of the battery belongs to a second designated voltage range, charge the battery using at least some of the input external power.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

System for protecting headset components from sunlight

A system for protecting electronic headset components from sunlight is provided. The headset is secured to a user's head for use and includes an electronic display, a lens, and a battery all secured to a frame structure.

Head worn computer display systems

Head-worn computers may include a rigid optical chassis mechanically configured to provide a stable optical mounting reference plane with an image source reference plane, a first image source mounted on the image source reference plane and configured to project a first image light from the stable optical mounting reference plane to a combiner positioned in front of a user's eye when the head-worn computer is worn by the user, an outer frame configured to hold the optical chassis such that, when worn by the user, the first image light is aligned with the eye of the user, and an arm rotatably mounted on the outer frame and adapted to be positioned on a user's ear, wherein the arm comprises a battery compartment and a wire connected to at least the first image source.. .
Osterhout Group, Inc.

Method for monitoring a battery

A method for monitoring a battery includes detecting at least one variable of the battery, analyzing the behavior of the variable over time to obtain a result, and identifying a fault of the battery in response to the result exceeding a threshold value.. .
Robert Bosch Gmbh

Methods and measuring battery characteristics

Various embodiments of the present technology may comprise a method and apparatus for measuring battery characteristics. In various embodiments, the apparatus comprises a lithium ion battery and a fuel gauge to monitor the resistance of the battery and the capacity of battery as it ages.
Semiconductor Components Industries, Llc

Distributed cloud based battery monitoring system

A battery monitoring system is for a battery string(s) at a geographical location, where the battery string(s) includes a plurality of series-connected batteries. The system may include wireless battery monitors each associated with a respective battery, a wireless string monitor associated with the battery string(s), and a wireless access point for communicating with the wireless battery monitors and the wireless string monitor at the location.
Smart Charging Technologies, Llc

Battery safety evaluation apparatus, battery control apparatus, battery safety evaluation method, non-transitory computer readable medium, control circuit and power storage system

A battery safety evaluation apparatus according to one aspect of the present invention includes a battery characteristic estimator, a heat amount estimator and safety index calculator. The battery characteristic estimator estimates an estimation value of an inner state parameter of a first battery on the basis of data on voltage and current of the first battery measured in charging or discharging.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Battery class determination device and battery class determination method

The battery class determination device includes a detector for sensing a terminal voltage and charge/discharge currents of a lead storage battery, an inner resistance calculator for calculating a direct-current inner resistance of the lead storage battery based on the terminal voltage and the charge or discharge current sensed by the detector, and a class determiner. The inner resistance calculator calculates, at a switchover between a discharge control and a charge control over the lead storage battery, a direct-current inner resistance in a first period before the switchover, and a direct-current inner resistance in a second period after the switchover.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Battery state estimating device

A battery state estimating device periodically estimates a battery state of a secondary battery. The battery state estimating device has a current amount acquiring section, a threshold amount memory, a current amount comparing section, a cycle setting section, and a battery state estimating section.
Denso Corporation

Isolation monitoring device and method

Wide deployment of high voltage battery systems in traction, industrial and renewable energy installations is raising the concerns for human safety. Exposure to hazardous high voltages may occur due to deterioration of insulation materials or by accidental events.
Sendyne Corporation

Power source for a vehicle service cart

Systems and methods are disclosed of a service cart for an aircraft or other vehicle, which includes a thermoelectric device capable of generating a current as a result of a temperature differential between a cold compartment of the cart and an ambient environment. The current can be either stored in a battery or other storage device, and used to power one or more electronic components associated with the cart..
Systems And Software Enterprises, Llc

Container with dual cooling refrigeration system

The current invention is a current invention is a self-cooling cooler that combines a miniaturized version of absorption refrigeration with a container such as a traditional ice chest/cooler. The cooling system created by the combination of an absorption refrigeration system with the ice chest/cooler.

Electronic cigar lighter

An electric cigar lighter for lighting a cigar having an electrical power supply with positive and negative terminals attachable to a tubular body, the battery disposed in the body, and a resistor plate connected to the electrical power supply, the resistor plate defining a plurality of parallel circuits connected in series with one another.. .

Multi-function floodlight

A multi-function floodlight includes: a heat sink comprising a main body, and a plurality of heat dissipating fins mounted on the heat sink; a heat dissipating cover enclosing the heat sink; a bracket rotatably connected to the heat dissipating cover; an upper cap covering a top of the heat dissipating cover; a light transmitting lower cap covering a bottom of the heat dissipating cover, a waterproof gasket is provided between the light transmitting lower cap and the main body, the main body and the light transmitting lower cap cooperatively define a containing chamber; a light emitting assembly mounted on the heat sink, the light emitting assembly is received in the containing chamber; a driver mounted on the plurality of heat dissipating fins and electrically coupled to the light emitting assembly; and an emergency battery mounted on the plurality of heat dissipating fins.. .
Dongguan Pan American Electronics Co., Ltd

Direct current hybrid lighting and energy management systems and methods

The invention relates to a portable, skid mounted, wheeled and/or collapsible hybrid-power lighting and energy management system for harsh, remote and/or high latitude locations. The system combines an internal combustion engine (ice) power source with a direct current power generator and a battery storage system for providing power to light system.
Cleantek Industries Inc.

Evaporative emissions testing using inductive heating

Methods and systems are provided for conducting an evaporative emissions test on a fuel tank and an evaporative emissions system in a vehicle. In one example, pressure for the evaporative emissions test is provided by inductive heating of the fuel tank while the vehicle undergoes an inductive battery charging operation.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Automatic traction control for friction drives

The disclosure relates to improved friction drive systems, control algorithms for friction drive systems, and automatic traction control for friction drive systems. Embodiments of friction drive systems and methods may improve control over an amount of normal force between a contact surface on a friction drive (e.g., disposed on a drive motor) and a tire or wheel of a wheeled vehicle.
Shareroller Llc

Control device for hybrid vehicle

The control device for the hybrid vehicle including: an engine; a first motor generator which generates electric power by power of the engine; a battery; and a second motor generator connected to driving wheels and driven by supplying electric power from at least one of the battery and the first motor generator. In the control device, a braking control, which drives the first motor generator as an electric motor by regenerative power obtained by operating the second motor generator as a generator at the time of braking of the hybrid vehicle, and in which the engine is utilized as a load of the first motor generator, is executed when a variable representing a charging state of the battery by a level of a value is equal to or greater than a predetermined value and use of a mechanical brake of the hybrid vehicle is restricted..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Vehicle power supply control method and vehicle power supply control device

A vehicle power supply control method includes switching, when a constant voltage is required of a power supply circuit in generating electric power by a power generator, the power supply circuit being connected to a primary storage battery and configured to be connected to a secondary storage battery that has a lower internal resistance than that of the primary storage battery, between connection of the secondary storage battery to the power supply circuit and disconnection of the secondary storage battery from the power supply circuit depending on the required constant voltage, current output to the power supply circuit by the power generator, and a state of charge of the secondary storage battery.. .
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Battery control device and battery control system

A battery control device includes a positional information acquiring unit, a deposition-risk-geographic-point storing unit, a determination unit, and a deposition-deterring-mode executing unit. The positional information acquiring unit is a processing unit that acquires positional information of a vehicle.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Display unit for displaying a remaining range in a motor vehicle

The invention relates to a display unit for displaying at least one remaining range in a motor vehicle in accordance with the remaining energy supply in at least one drive system, such as the tank fill level in a vehicle driven by a combustion engine and/or the state of charge of the high-voltage battery in a vehicle driven by an electric motor. The display of the remaining range may be hidden even when there is a remaining energy supply if at least one defined operating condition is met.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft

Battery fleet management system for mining operations in a mine

A system for employing gravity to provide electrical power for mining operations in a mine includes a battery configured to power an electric vehicle. The vehicle includes a kinetic energy capture system that can charge the battery as the vehicle conveys a loaded vehicle down a ramp from an ore face to a chamber.
Artisan Vehicle Systems Inc.

Charge control device for in-vehicle battery

A charge control device for an in-vehicle battery includes a control unit that obtains a neglect resistance increase rate as a reversible resistance component based on an soc of the battery and a temperature of the battery when the battery is not charged/discharged, and that obtains a permissible charge current value to the battery based on the obtained neglect resistance increase rate.. .
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

System, apparatus and methods of electricity generation to end-use for fast charging of electric vehicle

A system for charging electric vehicles (evs) includes at least one transportable battery-energy-storage dc systems (besdcs), at least one renewable direct-current (dc) power supply station at a first location. The system also includes at least one dc charging station for charging of the at least one ev at a second location different from the first location.

A vehicle comprising a wheel driven generator for charging a battery

A vehicle having wheels for riding the vehicle over a carrier such as a road or rails, said vehicle having a battery and a generator connected thereto, said generator being arranged to generate electrical power for charging said battery, said generator being further mechanically connected to at least one of said wheels such that said wheel drives the rotor of said generator, characterized in that said generator is an asynchronous generator or a permanent magnet generator, wherein an ac/dc inverter/charger is connected between said generator and said battery for regulating the current and the voltage of the charging power to said battery.. .
Carrier Corporation

Manufacturing device of battery case having improved manufacturing processability and manufacturing method using the same

The present invention provides a manufacturing device of a battery case including a first mold including a first space part having a shape corresponding to a storage part formed therein; a second mold including a second space part having a shape corresponding to the storage part and a through-hole communicating with the second space part formed therein, and coupled to the first mold with a laminate sheet interposed therebetween; and an air pressure regulator mounted in the through-hole in a state in which the first space part and the second space part are isolated from the outside, and increasing or decreasing an air pressure of the second space part through the through-hole to stretch and modify the laminate sheet into a shape corresponding to the first space part or the second space part.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Portable drawn arc stud welder including a lithium ferrophosphate battery

A portable drawn arc stud welder apparatus with a lithium ferrophosphate (lfp) battery and stud weld battery control system (swbcs) is provided for welding a stud onto a workpiece. The portable drawn arc stud welder apparatus includes a housing, an lfp battery disposed in the housing and including a plurality of lfp battery cells, a weld stud gun configured to hold a stud and is electrically connected to the lfp battery for receiving energy from the lfp battery to pass a current through the stud and the workpiece to form a weldment.
Nelson Stud Welding, Inc.

Wireless gaming protocol

Example apparatus and methods concern establishing, maintaining, managing, or terminating communications between an access point and a client in a wireless network used by a shared, wireless gaming system. An example apparatus may include a first logic configured to control timing for the protocol and a second logic configured to control message exchange for the protocol.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Intraoral sensor and x-ray imaging system using the same

Disclosed are an intraoral sensor and an x-ray imaging system. The intraoral sensor includes a sensor panel, a circuit unit, a memory, a battery, a casing, a first connector, and a power terminal.
Vatech Ewoo Holdings Co., Ltd.

Battery module for wireless exchange of data and power

The present invention relates to a battery module for wireless exchange of data and power between the battery module and another device of a system, in particular of a patient monitoring system, to which said battery module is coupled. The battery module comprises a sealed housing (93), a battery unit (91) for storing electrical energy, a data storage unit (94) for storing data, and a connector (95).
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Vacuum cleaner

A handheld vacuum cleaner includes a cyclonic separating unit and a body that includes a suction generator, a battery and a handle by which the vacuum cleaner is supported during use. The handle is provided with an actuator in the form of a finger-operated trigger for actuating the vacuum cleaner and a trigger guard disposed below the trigger.
Dyson Technology Limited

Electronic cigarette

An electronic cigarette includes a housing. A rebuildable dripping atomizer (rda) deck on the housing supports first and second spaced terminal posts connected to first ends of respective first and second heating coils.
Fast Eddie's Vape Shop And Lounge, Llc

Battery assembly and electronic cigarette having same

A battery assembly includes at least one insulated element, at least one battery, and a shell. The insulated element defines an installation space.
Shenzhen Ivps Technology Co., Ltd.

Electronic device including component separation structure

An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a housing having a first surface and a second surface facing the first surface, a display of which at least part of the display is disposed in the housing in a second surface direction, and a battery of which at least part of the battery is disposed in the housing in a first surface direction.

Improvements in or relating to luminaires

A method of providing power for non-lighting related loads in which operate during daylight hours when a lighting dedicated switched mains network (220) is switched off is described. The method comprises charging a battery (240) at night from the mains network when the luminaire is switched on so that the energy/power stored in the battery can be used during the day.

Time distribution scheme for wireless mesh networks

A wireless mesh network includes a mesh of continuously-powered devices (cpds) and a mesh of battery-powered devices (bpds). The bpds are organized into hop layers based on hopping distance to the mesh of cpds.

Time distribution scheme for wireless mesh networks

A wireless mesh network includes a mesh of continuously-powered devices (cpds) and a mesh of battery-powered devices (bpds). The bpds are organized into hop layers based on hopping distance to the mesh of cpds.

Telecommunications network

The disclosure provides an improved method of operating a mobile terminal or user equipment in a cellular telecommunications network to efficiently discover preferred cells, in particular a henb, prior to connecting. Whilst constant searching for a preferred cell can ensure it is found as soon as it is within range, this has a significant impact on resources at the ue, such as battery power, and can disrupt any existing services that might be running.

Transport protocol layer optimization for managing signaling and power consumption

Systems and methods for optimizing signaling in a mobile network and conserving battery resources based on transport protocol layer such as transmission control protocol (tcp) layer optimization techniques are disclosed. A distributed proxy system, in various embodiments, can implement one or more optimization techniques including deferring tcp socket closures or closing network sockets with tcp rst instead of tcp fin to save on signaling in the wireless (e.g., mobile network) and conserve battery resources.

Reduced latency operating modes for wireless mesh networks

A wireless mesh network includes a mesh of continuously-powered devices (cpds) and a mesh of battery-powered devices (bpds). The bpds are organized into hop layers based on hopping distance to the mesh of cpds.

Battery beacon systems and methods of use

A device for operation as part of a system or network, the device combining a power cell, a battery housing enclosing the power cell, and a radiobeacon, where the battery is configured to supply dc power to an external apparatus and to the radiobeacon in parallel. A sensor or sensor package may also be included in the battery device and reports to the system or network.

Mobile device storage and charging apparatus

There is provided a mobile device case for carrying and charging a mobile device and at least one earbud. The case includes a main body having a mobile device cavity for receiving the mobile device and at least one earbud cavity for receiving the at least one earbud; a rechargeable battery pack in the main body; a mobile device interface connected to the cavity, the mobile device interface operatively connected to the battery pack and operable to supply power to the mobile device; and at least one earbud interface disposed within the at least one earbud cavity, the earbud interface operatively connected to the battery pack and operable to supply power to the respective earbud stored in the earbud cavity to charge the earbud..

Live-streaming flashlight camera

A live-streaming flashlight camera includes a camera adapted to capture an image of an object, a light source adapted to illuminate the object to be captured by the camera, a battery connected to provide power to the camera and light source, and a processor in communication with the light source and camera and configured to: establish an ad-hoc wireless network connection with a mobile host device, and livestream the image of the object to the mobile host device via the ad-hoc network connection.. .

Cordless power tool system

A system comprising a multi-voltage battery pack for use with tools of different operating voltages, including a housing and a power tool interface shaped and configured to interchangeably (1) mechanically and electrically couple with a first battery pack interface of a first power tool that is configured to operate at a first operating voltage and is of a design that was on sale prior to may 18, 2014 and, and (2) mechanically and electrically couple with a second battery pack interface of a second power tool that is configured to operate at a second operating voltage and is of a design that was not on sale prior to may 18, 2014.. .

Cordless power tool system

A power tool system including a multi-voltage battery pack for use with a first power tool, wherein the first power tool comprises a first battery pack interface and is configured to operate at a first operating voltage and a second power tool configured for use with the multi-voltage battery pack such that the system includes both the multi-voltage battery pack and the second power tool, wherein the second power tool comprises a second battery pack interface and is configured to operate at a second operating voltage, wherein the second operating voltage is higher than the first operating voltage.. .

Cordless power tool system

A cordless power tool system including (a) a multi-voltage battery pack for use with tools of different operating voltages including a housing, a first string of battery cells arranged in electrical series and disposed inside the housing, a second string of battery cells arranged in electrical series and disposed inside the housing, and a power tool interface shaped and configured to interchangeably (1) mechanically and electrically couple with a first battery pack interface of a first power tool that is configured to operate at a first operating voltage, and (2) mechanically and electrically couple with a second battery pack interface of a second power tool that is configured to operate at a second operating voltage, and (b) a battery pack charger configured to charge the multi-voltage battery pack.. .

Battery storage system and on-board electrical system for supplying power in a fault-tolerant manner to safety-relevant loads in a vehicle

A battery storage system, for supplying electrical power to at least one electrical vehicle function, which is redundantly connected to the battery storage system by a first supply branch and a second supply branch includes a first connection and a second connection configured to connect to the first and the second supply branches; at least one ground connection; a connection line, which connects the first and the second connections; a cross-isolating switching apparatus arranged in the connection line and configured to interrupt the connection line; a first energy storage unit connected to the connection line between the first connection and the cross-isolating switching apparatus; and a second energy storage unit connected to the connection line between the second connection and the cross-isolating switching apparatus.. .

Apparatus and charging battery based on temperature

Disclosed is an electronic device including a battery; a temperature sensor; a charging circuit configured to charge the battery; a coil antenna; and at least one processor configured to measure a temperature corresponding to at least a part of the electronic device by using the temperature sensor; charge the battery depending on a first charging characteristic by using the charging circuit and supply a current to the coil antenna to allow the coil antenna to emit heat, when the temperature satisfies a first specified condition; and charge the battery depending on a second charging characteristic by using the charging circuit, when the temperature satisfies a second specified condition, after the current is supplied.. .

Multi-loop implant charger

Presented herein are techniques for charging a battery within an implantable component (implant) of an implantable medical device system. A multi-loop external charging device includes a plurality of coil/loop antennas that are each configured to emit a magnetic field that is received by an implantable coil of the implantable component.

Method and circuitry for battery charging

Battery charger circuitry includes a linear regulator and a current control loop. The linear regulator provides a constant current to a battery while the battery charger circuitry is in a current control mode.

Charge/discharge control circuit and battery device

A charge/discharge control circuit includes: a first power supply terminal connected to a first electrode of a secondary battery; a second power supply terminal connected to a second electrode of the secondary battery; a control circuit configured to control charge/discharge of the secondary battery; and a power-down release pulse generation circuit connected to the power-down release terminal, the power-down release pulse generation circuit being configured to supply, in a power-down state of the charge/discharge control circuit, a power-down release pulse at least to the control circuit in response to an input of a power-down release signal to the power-down release terminal to release the power-down state.. .

Power supply control system of an electronic lock

A power supply control system of an electronic lock has at least two battery packs, a power control module, and a power unit group. The power control module is electrically connected to the at least two battery packs and the power unit group.

Viral distribution of battery management parameters

A carrier, such as a battery, that queries a memory of a charger or charging circuit, or the memory of equipment or discharging circuit powered by the battery, to determine the relative date or version of data, operating parameters and/or software on both the battery and the equipment, and either provides updated data, operating parameters and/or software to the equipment, or retrieves later dated data, operating parameters and/or software from the equipment to update the memory of the battery and/or further distribute the updated data, operating parameters and/or software to other batteries or equipment.. .

Recharging system for portable electronic devices

A system and method allows laptop computers and other portable electronic devices to be recharged in a docking station without having to manipulate a power cord when the device is stowed. The docking station that provides power to a set of electrical contacts or an inductive charger.

Portable power charger with customizable aesthetic feature

A portable charger is provided for charging one or more electronic devices from a rechargeable internal battery and includes a customizable aesthetic feature that can be secured within an indented cavity provided on a face of the charger housing. The aesthetic feature can comprise a sheet of a decorative fabric or material, or a sheet of jewels or textured material, or a sheet with lettering, a name, an image or a logo printed or embossed thereon, that can be attached to the interior surface of the indented cavity.

Control method and electronic device based on battery leakage state

Various embodiments relating to an electronic device and a method based on a battery leakage state have been described. According to an example embodiment, an electronic device includes a display; a communication circuit; a battery; a current sensor configured to measure a charge current used for charging the battery; and a processor, wherein the processor may be configured to measure a charge current using the current sensor, to determine a leakage state of the battery based on at least a part of the charge current, and to provide a notification corresponding to the leakage state through the display and/or perform a specified function corresponding to the leakage state based on at least a part of the leakage state..

Battery system with short circuit protection

A battery system with short circuit protection is disclosed. The battery system comprises a positive output terminal and a negative output terminal, and a battery pack coupled to the output terminals.

Battery system with shipping mode

For a battery system including a battery pack and a battery management system, the battery system having output battery terminals, a method and apparatus for preventing inadvertent connection and disconnection the output battery terminals from the battery pack is disclosed.. .

Intelligent battery charging system and method

An intelligent battery charging system for improving battery safety, battery longevity, and battery charging efficiency. The intelligent battery charging system includes a memory that is arranged to store an intelligent battery controller system.

Systems and methods for controlling battery current

A battery system comprising multiple battery packs. A battery pack of the battery packs includes a battery, voltage sense circuitry, a control circuit, a control switch and current regulation circuitry.

Off-grid energy storage system and control off-grid energy storage system

An off-grid energy storage system includes n energy storage inverters identified by p1, p2, . .

Device for uniformly charging battery pack by variably adjusting balancing current using internet of things based on bluetooth

The present invention relates to a device for uniformly charging a battery pack, the device charging the battery pack by variably adjusting a balancing current according to a voltage difference between battery cells using an internet of things method based on low power bluetooth communication. A device for uniformly charging a battery pack by variably adjusting a balancing current using internet of things based on a bluetooth communication includes: a balancing part; a voltage monitoring part; an integrated controller; measuring point selecting switches; dacs; bluetooth receiving parts transmitting a control signal received from the integrated controller to the measuring point selecting switches and the dacs by being connected thereto; and a bluetooth transmitting part transmitting a signal for controlling the measuring point selecting switches and the dacs..

Self power-generating device

A self power-generating device for electric vehicles includes a positive charge generating converter, a negative charge generating converter, a transformer and batteries. One end of the positive charge generating converter is provided with a first electrode, the other end of the positive charge generating converter is provided with a second electrode.

Method for improving temperature management of battery pack

The invention provides a method for improving temperature management of a battery pack. The battery pack may comprise a battery cell charged via at least one supply trace of a pcb (printed circuit board), a protection circuit module mounted on the pcb and coupled to the at least one supply trace, and a plurality of temperature sensors respectively reflecting a temperature of the battery cell and a temperature of the pcb.

Optimizing operability of mobile devices based on learned usage models

A computer-implemented method, system and computer program product for managing remaining battery charge capacity in a battery-powered device having a power saving mode are provided. The computer-implemented method, system and computer program product ingest history data, the history data includes user application usage history data, user location history data, and battery charging history data for the device; forecast, based on real-time usage data, location data, battery charge data, and the ingested history data, a risk of running out of battery power; and adjust, in response to the forecasted risk, the device from a normal operating mode to a power saving mode to reduce battery consumption..

Power control system and method, and control device

In a power control system, a control device acquires at least one of information about an external environment (result or predicted temperature) of a facility and information on a parameter associated with power consumption (production plan) in an internal environment of the facility and calculates a correlation between these pieces of information and actual consumed power. The control device predicts consumed power of the facility on the basis the correlation that is calculated and information such as predicted temperature and determines an upper limit set value of power supplied from an electrical grid to the facility on the basis of a result of the prediction.

Systems and methods for integrating a busbar and coldplate for battery cooling

This disclosure provides an integrated busbar and coldplate system, where the busbar is configured to provide electrical interconnection between adjacent batteries in a battery module, and the coldplate is configured to remove heat from the busbar and is disposed over a major surface of the busbar. An electrically insulating layer is between the coldplate and the busbar, where the electrically insulating layer is thermally conducting and electrically isolates the busbar from the coldplate..

Battery including heat dissipation plate and electronic device having the same

A battery is provided. The battery includes a battery pouch including at least one conductive terminal exposed to the outside, a printed circuit board electrically connected with the at least one conductive terminal and including a signal area and a non-signal area, a protection circuit electrically connected with the battery pouch, disposed on the signal area, and a heat dissipation plate connected with the non-signal area..

Electric battery assembly

A battery assembly is disclosed that includes a battery housing, a battery array, and one or more cooling plates. The battery housing forms a battery compartment having a width and length greater than a height.

Battery module for use in a high-voltage energy accumulator

A battery module includes a battery module housing and a plurality of battery cells accommodated by the battery module housing. The battery module housing includes an extruded profile and/or of a profile produced in a continuous manufacturing process and further includes media-conducting channels configured to control the temperature of the battery cells.

Battery module for use in a high-voltage energy store

A battery module includes a battery module housing and a plurality of battery cells accommodated by the battery module housing. The battery module housing includes a main component for accommodating the battery cells and at least one additional component.

Heater control controlling heater for battery

According to one embodiment, a heater control apparatus for a battery includes a temperature sensor for sensing the temperature of a battery which outputs electric power for a driving target, and a controller for controlling a heater which heats the battery. The controller is configured to calculate a minimum start condition corresponding to the start characteristics of the driving target, based on relationships between the remaining capacity of the battery and the temperature, and to control the heater based on the minimum start condition..

Battery module including cooling/buffering member having porous structure

The present invention provides a battery module including: a battery cell laminate in which a plurality of battery cells having a structure in which an electrode assembly is inside a sealed battery case with an electrolyte solution are arranged with the sides being in contact with each other; and a cooling/buffering member, mounted beneath the battery cell laminate to support a load of the battery cell laminate, and formed of a porous structure to emit heat generated from the battery cell laminate during a charge and discharge process down the battery cell laminate.. .

Charge/discharge control apparatus, condition-of-use creation apparatus, non-transitory computer readable medium, and power storage system

A charge/discharge control apparatus according to one aspect of the present invention is an apparatus that controls charge or discharge of a secondary battery to be charged or discharged on the basis of at least one condition of use calculated from a deterioration model or a deterioration map of a secondary battery and at least one inner state parameter of the secondary battery to be charged or discharged. The charge/discharge control apparatus updates the condition of use on the basis of change of the inner state parameter..

Battery pack

Disclosed is a battery pack, which allows easy assembling and exchange of electrical equipment and has an uncomplicated structure. The battery pack includes at least one battery module, the battery module including a plurality of secondary batteries, and an electrical equipment plate having a plate shape on which at least two of a battery management system (bms), a current sensor, a relay and a fuse are mounted, the electrical equipment plate being electrically connected to the at least one battery module..

Charging adjusting charging current and mobile terminal

In a charging method of adjusting charging current, an instant input voltage of a mobile terminal, an instant input current of the mobile terminal, an instant battery voltage, and instant system load current of the mobile terminal are acquired when a charging device charges the mobile terminal. An instant charging current is computed based on instant input power, instant system load power, and the instant battery voltage.

Lithium ion battery charge/discharge control device

A device that controls charging and discharging of a lithium ion battery (3) that starts an engine starter (1), includes: a voltage sensor (s1) that detects the voltage of the lithium ion battery; a current sensor (s2) that detects the current of the lithium ion battery; and a control section (30) that controls charging and discharging of the lithium ion battery. The control section (30) calculates capacity degradation rates of a cathode and anode of the lithium ion battery based on detected values of the voltage sensor and the current sensor at the time when a first time has elapsed, and at the time when a second time longer than the first time has elapsed, from startup of the engine starter, and limits the charging and discharging of the lithium ion battery based on comparison results between the capacity degradation rates and determination criterion values..

Battery state estimating device and power supply device

A battery state estimating device estimates a battery state in a battery module having a plurality of secondary batteries. The battery state estimating device is configured to be able to change a number of targets which is a number of the secondary batteries subject to estimation of the battery state of the secondary battery based on a specific value acquired from the plurality of secondary batteries, or the battery state estimating device is configured to be able to change a calculation formula for estimating the battery state of the battery to a calculation formula with a small calculation load..

Method for producing energy storage cells, energy storage cells, battery module, and motor vehicle

A method for producing an energy storage cell, in particular a lithium-ion cell, whose housing is elastically deformable include introducing at least one electrode coil or electrode stack, having at least two electrodes and at least one separator arranged between the electrodes, into a housing. The method also includes introducing an electrolyte into the housing, and filling the housing with gas and generating an excess pressure in the housing, by which at least one housing wall of the housing is curved outward.

Electrolyte for electrochemical generator

Thermotropic ionic liquid crystal molecules, comprising a so-called rigid part, a so-called flexible part bonded covalently, directly or via a spacer, to said rigid part, and one or more ionic groups bonded covalently to said rigid part. Said molecules can be used as electrolytes in an electrochemical device, in particular a lithium-ion battery..

Nonaqueous electrolyte and lithium secondary battery including the same

The present invention relates to: a nonaqueous electrolyte having an excellent swelling suppressing effect during high-temperature storage; and a lithium secondary battery including the same.. .

Block copolymer electrolyte for lithium batteries

A solid polymer electrolyte for a battery is disclosed. The solid polymer electrolyte includes solid polymer electrolyte including a diblock copolymer ab or a triblock copolymer of the bab type, in which block a is an unsubstituted polyethylene oxide chain having a number-average molecular weight less than 80,000 g/mol; block b is an anionic polymer prepared from one or more monomers selected from vinyl monomers and derivatives thereof to which is grafted an anion of lithium salt, and a second monomer having cross-linking functions..

Secondary battery including organic-inorganic hybrid nanoporous material as water adsorbent

Provided is a secondary battery having a battery case which accommodates an electrode assembly including a cathode, a anode, and a separator disposed between the cathode and the anode, together with an electrolyte, wherein one or more selected from the group consisting of the cathode, the anode, the separator, the electrolyte, and the interior of the battery case include, as a water adsorbent, a first organic-inorganic hybrid nanoporous material which may be regenerated by desorbing 70% or more of a total adsorption amount of adsorbed water at 150° c. Or lower; and optionally, a second organic-inorganic hybrid nanoporous material, of which water adsorption capacity is higher than water desorption capacity at a relative humidity p/p0 of 0.3 or less (herein, p0 represents a saturated vapor pressure at an application temperature and p represents a vapor pressure upon adsorption)..

High capacity anode electrodes with mixed binders for energy storage devices

A silicon anode comprising a hybrid binder at a blending ratio of 10-90 wt. % for use in a li-ion battery is provided.

Coated cathode active material for a battery cell

A cathode active material for a battery cell is described. A protective layer is at least partially applied to the cathode active material, and the protective layer is made of a lithium ion-conducting solid electrolyte layer..

Lithium-ion secondary battery

There is provided a lithium ion secondary battery having excellent cycle characteristics at a high temperature and comprising lithium nickel composite oxides, in which the ni content is high, in a positive electrode. The present invention relates to a lithium ion secondary battery having a positive electrode, a negative electrode and an electrolyte solution, wherein the positive electrode comprises a lithium nickel complex oxide denoted by the general formula, linixcoymnzo2, wherein x, y, and z are respectively 0.75≤x≤0.85, 0.05≤y≤0.15, and 0.10≤z≤0.20..

Solid state electrolyte and electrode compositions

A lithium ion battery having an anode, a solid electrolyte, and a cathode. The cathode includes an electrode active material, a first lithium salt, and a polymer material.

Solid electrolyte having alkaline-earth metal ion conductivity, and secondary battery including the same

A solid electrolyte includes: a matrix containing, as a solid salt, at least one selected from the group consisting of (i) a metal halide containing an alkaline-earth metal and (ii) a metal compound containing the alkaline-earth metal and fluorine; and one or more fillers embedded in the matrix.. .

Carbonaceous material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery negative electrode and manufacturing same

An object of the present invention is to provide a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery having high discharge capacity and high charge/discharge efficiency. The aforementioned problem can be resolved by a carbonaceous material for a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery negative electrode, using a plant as a carbon source, where potassium element content is 0.10 wt.

Positive electrode material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and producing the same, and positive electrode composite material paste, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

An object of the present invention is to provide a positive electrode material for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, which is capable of inhibiting the gelation of a positive electrode composite material paste without decreasing the charge and discharge capacity and the output characteristics, when used as a positive electrode material for batteries. The positive electrode active material for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery comprises a mixture containing a lithium metal composite oxide represented by a general formula liani1-x-y-zcoxmnymzo2 (wherein, 0.03≤x≤0.35, 0≤y≤0.35, 0≤z≤0.05, 0.97≤a≤1.30, and m is at least one type of element selected from v, fe, cu, mg, mo, nb, ti, zr, w and al) and an ammonium tungstate powder, wherein when 5 g of the positive electrode material is mixed with 100 ml of pure water, the mixture is stirred for 10 minutes and then left to stand for 30 minutes, and then the ph of a supernatant fluid at 25° c.

Pressure release mechanism for battery pack

A pressure release mechanism for a battery pack is constituted by a circular opening section and a gap adjustment plate. The gap adjustment plate is fixed to a wall through a pair of fixtures mutually opposed against each other via the opening section.

Negative electrode electrolyte solution and flow battery

A negative electrode electrolyte solution which contains titanium ions, a chelating agent, and a catechol-based compound having a catechol structure is used for a negative electrode of a flow battery in which an electrolyte solution is circulated so as to perform charge and discharge.. .

Rechargeable electrochemical device for producing electric energy

An innovative device that integrates, internally to one individual electrochemical cell, the functions of an electrolyzer, a hydrogen accumulator, and a fuel cell. The device can be recharged both electrically, by connecting it to a usual battery charger, and by way of a direct injection of gaseous hydrogen.

Fuel cell system

A fuel cell system may include a first fuel cell provided on a first substrate; a second fuel cell provided on a second substrate, and having a power generation capacity higher than a power generation capacity of the first fuel cell; a first heater provided at the first fuel cell; a second heater provided at the second fuel cell; and a battery, wherein the first heater heats the first fuel cell by using power supplied from the battery, and wherein the second heater heats the second fuel cell by using power supplied from the first fuel cell.. .

Porous metal body, fuel battery, and producing porous metal body

A porous metal body includes a three-dimensional mesh-like structure consisting of a skeleton, the porous metal body having a flat plate-like external form including a pair of main surfaces and end surfaces that connect the pair of main surfaces to each other, in which the skeleton includes a main metal layer consisting of nickel or a nickel alloy, and an oxide layer on a surface of the main metal layer, in which the oxide layer is not arranged on portions of the surface of the main metal layer included in the pair of main surfaces of the porous metal body.. .

Copper foil having improved adhesive force, electrode including the same, secondary battery including the same, and manufacturing the same

Provided is a copper foil. The copper foil includes a copper layer and a protective layer disposed on the copper layer, wherein a surface of the protective layer has a maximum height roughness (rmax) of 0.6 μm to 3.5 μm, a peak density (pd) of 5 to 110, and an oxygen atomic amount of 22 at % (atomic %) to 67 at %..

Graphitic carbon-based cathode for aluminum secondary battery and manufacturing method

Provided is aluminum secondary battery comprising an anode, a cathode, a porous separator electronically separating the anode and the cathode, and an electrolyte in ionic contact with the anode and the cathode to support reversible deposition and dissolution of aluminum at the anode, wherein the anode contains aluminum metal or an aluminum metal alloy as an anode active material and the cathode comprises a layer of graphitic carbon particles or fibers, preferably selected from meso-phase carbon particles, meso carbon micro-beads (mcmb), coke particles or needles, soft carbon particles, hard carbon particles, amorphous graphite containing graphite micro-crystallites, multi-walled carbon nanotubes, carbon nano-fibers, carbon fibers, graphite nano-fibers, graphite fibers, or a combination thereof.. .

Lithium ion battery anode containing silicon nanowires grown in situ in pores of graphene foam and production process

A process for producing an anode layer, comprising: (a) dispersing catalyst metal-coated si particles, graphene sheets, and an optional blowing agent in a liquid medium to form a graphene/si dispersion; (b) dispensing and depositing the dispersion onto a supporting substrate to form a wet layer and removing the liquid medium from the wet layer to form a dried layer of graphene/si mixture material; and (c) exposing the dried layer to a high temperature environment, from 300° c. To 2,000° c., to induce volatile gas molecules from graphene sheets or to activate the blowing agent for producing the graphene foam and, concurrently, to enable a catalyst metal-catalyzed growth of multiple si nanowires emanated from si particles as a feed material in pores of the foam to form the anode layer; wherein the si nanowires have a diameter of 5-100 nm and a length-to-diameter aspect ratio of at least 5..

Binder for electrode in lithium secondary cell, electrode manufactured using said binder, and lithium secondary cell in which said electrode is used

A binder for an electrode of a lithium secondary battery contains a water dispersion of a polyurethane. The polyurethane has been formed of (a) a polyisocyanate, (b) a compound having two or more active hydrogen groups, (c) a compound having one or more active hydrogen groups and a hydrophilic group, and (d) a chain extending agent.

Binder composition for non-aqueous secondary battery electrode, slurry composition for non-aqueous secondary battery electrode, electrode for non-aqueous secondary battery, and non-aqueous secondary battery

Provided is a binder composition for a non-aqueous secondary battery electrode capable of forming an electrode for a non-aqueous secondary battery that has excellent peel strength and can cause a non-aqueous secondary battery to display excellent cycle characteristics. The binder composition for a non-aqueous secondary battery electrode contains: a first particulate polymer including an aliphatic conjugated diene monomer unit in a proportion of more than 90 mass % and having a volume average particle diameter of at least 0.6 μm and not more than 2.5 μm; and a second particulate polymer including an aliphatic conjugated diene monomer unit in a proportion of at least 20 mass % and not more than 60 mass % and having a volume average particle diameter of at least 0.01 μm and not more than 0.5 μm..

Electrode with improved adhesion property for lithium secondary battery, and manufacturing method thereof

The present invention relates to a secondary battery electrode including: a collector positioned between an external wire and an electrode active material to transfer electrons; and an electrode mixture layer coated on the collector, wherein the electrode mixture layer includes a cross-linked polymer, an electrode active material, and a binder, and the cross-linked polymer is formed by a cross-linked bond between a first polymerization unit and a second polymerization unit to have an interpenetrating polymer network (ipn), and a manufacturing method thereof.. .

Synthetic methods for crystallite size control of bimetallic polyanionic battery compositions

Bimetallic polyanionic materials, such as silver vanadium phosphorus oxide (ag2vo2po4, svop), are promising cathode materials for li batteries due in part to their large capacity and high current capability. A new synthesis of ag2vo2po4 based on microwave heating is disclosed, where the reaction time is reduced by approximately 100 times relative to other reported methods, and the crystallite size is controlled via synthesis temperature, showing a linear positive correlation of crystallite size with temperature.

Positive electrode active material for secondary battery, and secondary battery comprising the same

The present invention provides a positive electrode active material for a secondary battery, the positive electrode active material being a primary particle having a monolithic structure that includes a lithium composite metal oxide of formula 1 below, wherein the primary particle has an average particle size (d50) of 2 μm to 20 μm and a brunauer-emmett-teller (bet) specific surface area of 0.15 m2/g to 1.9 m2/g, and a secondary battery including the same.. .

Cathode active substance used for lithium ion secondary battery, cathode including same, and lithium ion secondary battery provided with cathode

Provided are a cathode active substance used for a lithium ion secondary battery capable of suppressing an increase in an internal resistance inside the battery caused following charge/discharge cycles, a cathode including the cathode active substance, and a lithium ion secondary battery provided with the cathode. The cathode active substance includes a lithium composite compound represented by formula: li1+αnixcoym11-x-y-zm2zo2+β.

Regenerable battery electrode

A binder-free, self-supporting electrode including an electrochemically active material in the absence of a binder and a current collector is claimed. The electrochemically active material is a self-supporting transition metal oxide.

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

A negative active material for a lithium secondary battery and a lithium secondary battery including the same are provided. The negative active material may be a silicon (si)-based alloy negative active material.

Positive electrode active material for secondary battery and secondary battery

A positive electrode active material for a secondary battery contains second particles which are produced by aggregation of primary particles of a lithium transition metal oxide containing ni and w, and a boron compound present inside and on the surfaces of the secondary particles.. .

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

A negative electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary batteries which has particles of negative electrode active material, the particles of negative electrode active material containing a silicon compound (siox: 0.5≤x≤1.6) that contains a li compound, including a carbon coating on at least a part of a surface of the silicon compound and a salt coating containing one or more kinds of a metal silicate containing a metal element other than a lithium element and a metal salt containing a metal element other than the lithium element on a part of a surface of the silicon compound or a surface of the carbon coating or both of these. Thus, the negative electrode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary batteries having high stability to an aqueous slurry, high capacity and excellent cycle characteristics and initial efficiency may be provided..

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

The present invention relates to a positive electrode active material for a lithium secondary battery and a method of preparing the same, and more particularly, to a positive electrode active material for a lithium secondary battery comprising a lithium-nickel-based transition metal oxide; and a coating layer formed on the lithium-nickel-based transition metal oxide, the coating layer comprising a metal oxalate compound, and a method of preparing the same.. .

Lead-carbon metal composite material for electrodes of lead-acid batteries and synthesizing same

The invention is directed to a radical improvement of the specific electrochemical and corrosive characteristics of a lead-acid battery without a drastic change in the process of battery producing. The lead-carbon metal composite material contains from 0.1 to 10% by weight of carbon, lead is the remainder, while the structure of the material contains carbon allotropic modifications from graphene to graphite.

Graphene/organic solvent dispersion and producing same, and producing lithium-ion battery electrode

A graphene/organic solvent dispersion liquid is in a stably dispersed state and also unlikely to cause electrolysis of water. A graphene/organic solvent dispersion liquid is also provided including graphene dispersed in an organic solvent and having a value of (w2−w1)/g in the range of 0.005 or more and 0.05 or less, wherein w1 and w2 are the water fractions measured at 130° c.

Graphite power for negative electrode active material of lithium-ion secondary battery

Also disclosed is a method of producing the graphite powder; a graphite material for a battery electrode; an electrode for a lithium ion; and a lithium-ion secondary battery.. .

Method of detecting swelling of battery using pressure sensor and electronic device using the method

An electronic device includes a battery; a display; a touch sensor configured to detect a touch on the display; a pressure sensor disposed between the display and the battery configured to detect a pressure on the display; and a processor, wherein the processor is configured to obtain a pressure signal using the pressure sensor, to identify, in response to the obtaining of the pressure signal, touch information including at least one of an occurrence of a touch signal and a position of the touch signal corresponding to the touch obtained through the touch sensor, and to adjust at least one characteristic related to charging of the battery based on at least a portion of the pressure signal and the touch information.. .

Bus bars for battery packs

A battery pack has bus bars at one end, freeing the other end of the battery pack for cooling or other arrangements. A plurality of battery cells has first terminals of the battery cells at first ends of the battery cells.

Battery module

According to one embodiment, a battery module includes a block-like battery cell unit in which a plurality of battery cells and a plurality of separators are stacked, and a frame which constrains the battery cell unit in a stacking direction of the battery cells and the separators. The frame is opposed to angular portions of end separators located at respective ends of the battery cell unit, as viewed in the stacking direction, and defines gaps with reference to the angular portions of the end separators..

Co-extruded, multi-layered battery separator

A battery separator comprises a co-extruded, microporous membrane having at least two layers made of extrudable polymers and having: a uniform thickness defined by a standard deviation of <0.80 microns (μm); or an interply adhesion as defined by a peel strength >60 grams.. .

Composite separator for lithium ion batteries

A battery separator for a lithium-ion battery includes a nonwoven fiber mat that is composed of entangled microfibers having an average fiber diameter of less than 6 microns. The nonwoven fiber mat also includes a binder that binds the microfibers together and a polymer component that is dispersed homogeneously through or within the entangled microfibers so that the polymer component is uniformly distributed throughout the nonwoven fiber mat and so that the entangled microfibers, the binder, and the polymer component form a single layer component or product.

Emergency degassing arrangement for a housing in the motor vehicle sector

An emergency degassing arrangement for a housing in the motor vehicle sector, in particular a battery housing. The housing encloses at least one housing interior and has at least one housing opening which is dosed by a covering device.

Compression limiters for electrified vehicle battery assemblies

This disclosure details battery assemblies for electrified vehicles. An exemplary battery assembly may employ one or more compression limiters that maintain the integrity and positioning of a plurality of battery arrays housed inside the battery assembly.

Automotive high-voltage energy accumulator

An automotive high-voltage energy accumulator includes a housing structure; a plurality of battery modules disposed in a housing space of the housing structure, wherein the housing structure closes the housing space at least in a lateral and/or downward manner; and a housing cover that closes the housing space of the housing structure at least in an upward manner. The housing cover has a multi-layered construction and includes a lower metal layer and an upper metal layer.

Cover element of a battery module housing, battery module having such a cover element and the production thereof, and battery

The invention relates to a cover element of a battery module housing (2) which is designed to accommodate a plurality of battery cells (6), wherein the cover element (1) has a housing wall (7) with a first surface (8) and a second surface (9) arranged on an opposite side of the housing wall (7) from the first surface (8), and the cover element (1) of the battery module housing (2) is configured such that, in a mounted state, the first surface (8) is arranged next to an environment (11) of the battery module housing (2) and the second surface (9) is arranged next to the battery cells (6) of the battery module, wherein at least one electric element (12) or electronic element (13) is connected to the second surface (9) and/or at least one electric element (12) or electronic element (13) is integrated into the housing wall (7) of the cover element (1) such that the electric or electronic components (15) thereof are arranged on the second surface (9), wherein the housing wall (7) covers the at least one electric element (12) or electronic element (13) in the direction of the environment (11) in those regions (16) of the first surface (8) which are arranged opposite those regions of the second surface (9) that are covered by the at least one electric element (12) or electronic element (13).. .

Battery pack

The present disclosure discloses a battery pack that realizes miniaturization and weight reduction by minimizing the number of components of the structure, and that is suitable for pursuing dispersion of external force and structural rigidity using the shape of the structure. The battery pack according to the present disclosure is characterized to include a lower case including both inclined side walls and fixating members facing each other at the both side walls, a battery cartridge disposed between the fixating members in the lower case, and an upper case covering the lower case and the battery cartridge, wherein the battery cartridge contacts the both side walls and the fixating members in the lower case..

Battery pack for a motorized architectural structure covering

A battery pack for use with a motorized architectural structure covering is illustrated. The battery pack includes a battery tube, and first and second end caps.

Sealing battery case with increased application area of pressure and heat

The present invention provides a sealing apparatus having a structure in which an application area of pressure and heat is increased by a pair of sealing blocks and a pressurization part extending from the sealing block. In the sealing apparatus according to the present invention based on the structure, when the sealing-planned part is pressurized, heat and pressure may be applied to the sealing-planned part or an insulating film to be extended, and thus an electrode lead and the sealing-planned part adjacent thereto may be firmly bonded..

Battery coil engaging members for downhole tools

Arrangements for retaining coiled battery internals in a coiled orientation within a cell casing, in which end caps and/or sleeves are provided with at least one inward-facing protuberance for engaging and securing the coiled battery internals, and means for securing and aligning pouch cell batteries within a sleeve.. .

Battery assembly

A battery assembly may include bus strips located on one or more sides and displaced ends of battery cells. The battery assembly may comprise a heater.

Solar battery

A solar battery (1) according to the present invention is configured such that a photovoltaic conversion stack part (17) of a current adjusting solar battery cell (3) has a band gap (bg4) larger than a band gap (bg1) in a buried layer (13) of an intermediate-band solar battery cell (2). The current adjusting solar battery cell (3) absorbs light having a wavelength equal to or shorter than a wavelength corresponding to a band gap (bg4), and an amount of light to be absorbed by the intermediate-band solar battery cell (2) is accordingly reduced, whereby an amount of current which is generated in the intermediate-band solar battery cell (2) can be suppressed, and thus, an amount of heat which is generated in the intermediate-band solar battery cell (2) can be reduced and thermal damage to the solar battery (1) can be prevented.

Printable composition for an ionic gel separation layer for energy storage devices

Representative embodiments provide a composition for printing a liquid or gel separator utilized to separate and space apart first and second conductors or electrodes of an energy storage device, such as a battery or a supercapacitor. A representative composition comprises a plurality of particles, typically having a size (in any dimension) between about 0.5 to about 50 microns; a first, ionic liquid electrolyte; and a polymer or polymeric precursor.

Battery reservation device

A battery reservation device (10) comprises a required charge amount acquisition component (11), a remaining battery charge acquisition component (12), a charging speed acquisition component (14), and an exchange completion time calculator (16). The required charge amount acquisition component (11) inputs the amount of battery charging needed by the user.

Battery-based neural network weights

Methods of forming a controllable resistive element include forming source and drain regions in a substrate. A battery stack is formed on a substrate between the source and drain regions.

Battery-based neural network weights

A controllable resistive element and method of forming the same include a state device configured to provide a voltage-controlled resistance responsive to a voltage input. A dielectric layer is formed directly on the state device.

Battery-based neural network weights

Methods for controlling the resistance of a controllable resistive element include determining an amount of electrical resistance change for the controllable resistive element. A concentration difference is determined for a charge carrier ion in a resistor layer of the controllable resistance element that corresponds to the electrical resistance change for the controllable resistive element.

Battery-based neural network weights

A controllable resistive element and methods for controlling the resistance of the same include a resistor layer formed in contact with a shared read/write electrode and a read electrode, the resistor layer having a resistivity that depends on a concentration of charge carrier ions. An electrolyte layer is formed on the resistor layer.

Identification badge system

An identification badge system having an image relaying device for communicating an electronic image, a base station for communicating with the image relaying device, a readiness indicator, and a reusable badge. The badge has a housing, a colored e-paper display, a radio frequency identification tag, and a wi-fi transponder and related circuitry that sends radio frequency signals to wi-fi routers or bluetooth beacons in the facility using the system for real-time location tracking of the badge using gps.

Flexible electronic devices

Flexible electronic devices may be provided. A flexible electronic device may include a flexible display, a flexible housing and one or more flexible internal components configured to allow the flexible electronic device to be deformed.

Unitized eye-tracking wireless eyeglasses system

A user-worn eye-tracking device, method, and system. The eye-tracking device may have an outward appearance resembling standard eyeglasses or sunglasses, and may also comprise a built-in wireless transceiver and an optional optical display.

Method and managing battery of electronic device

An electronic device includes a power management circuit which supplies power from a battery to electronic components, a battery management circuit which controls connection between the battery and the power management circuit, a physical key formed on a part of the electronic device, a key control circuit which controls connection between the physical key and the battery management circuit, and a processor connected to the power management circuit. The processor is configured to transmit a signal for powering off the electronic device to the power management circuit, and when the electronic device is powered off, to control the key control circuit to connect the physical key with the battery management circuit.

Watch-type mobile terminal and wireless charging apparatus

A watch-type mobile terminal comprises: a main body having a display unit mounted on the front side thereof; a band connected to the main body and wound around a wrist of a user; a battery mounted in the main body; and a wireless charging coil which is positioned in at least one of a side surface and the front surface of the main body and the band and has electric current flow according to a change in a surrounding magnetic field to charge the battery. The watch-type mobile terminal can be charged on the wrist of the user, without the need to be separated from the wrist, and can improve the charging efficiency by minimizing an electromagnetic wave which is influenced by the human body, since the watch-type mobile terminal is at a certain distance away from the wrist..

Battery state estimating apparatus

A battery state estimating apparatus is provided with: a voltage detector configured to detect a voltage between a positive electrode and a negative electrode of a battery; an impedance detector configured to detect an impedance of the battery; a first estimator configured to estimate a first temporary value of a charge amount of the battery; a second estimator configured to estimate a second temporary value of the charge amount of the battery; and a determinator configured (i) to determine that the first temporary value is the charge amount of the battery if the first temporary value or the second temporary value is out of a predetermined range, and (ii) to determine that the second temporary value, or a corrected value of the first temporary value is the charge amount of the battery if the first temporary value or the second temporary value is within the predetermined range.. .

Lithium ion battery residual capacity estimation device

A device that estimates the residual capacity of a lithium ion battery (3) that starts an engine starter (1), includes a control section (30) that calculates resistance values of a cathode and anode of the lithium ion battery based on detected values of a voltage sensor (sn1) and a current sensor (sn2) at the time when a first time has elapsed, and at the time when a second time longer than the first time has elapsed, from startup of the engine starter, and estimates the residual capacity from increases over time in the resistance values. The control section (30) starts the engine starter with the lithium ion battery under conditions under which the startup time of the engine starter will be longer when the last startup time of the engine starter is shorter than the second time or when a predetermined time period has elapsed from the last estimation..

System for supplying power to a portable battery using at least one solar panel

A system for supplying power to a portable battery pack including a battery enclosed by a wearable and replaceable pouch or skin using at least one solar panel 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.

Environmental severity measurement tool

An environmental severity measurement tool measures acceleration along 3 axes to determine shock and vibration affecting a downhole tool in which the environmental severity measurement tool is disposed. The environmental severity measurement tool includes a replaceable battery and electronics disposed within an external housing.

Battery coil engaging members for downhole tools

Arrangements for retaining coiled battery internals in a coiled orientation within a cell casing, in which end caps and/or sleeves are provided with at least one inward-facing protuberance for engaging and securing the coiled battery internals, and means for securing and aligning pouch cell batteries within a sleeve.. .

Window blinds with capacitor in slats to charge slats and clean the air

We disclose a window blind that includes a capacitor within each slat. Each plate of the capacitor may be connected to one of two batteries.

Binder composition for non-aqueous secondary battery electrode, slurry composition for non-aqueous secondary battery electrode, electrode for non-aqueous secondary battery, and non-aqueous secondary battery

A binder composition for a non-aqueous secondary battery electrode contains a water-soluble polymer including, in a proportion of at least 0.1 mass % and not more than 20 mass %, a monomer unit derived from a monomer represented by general formula (1): ch2═c(r1)—nh—r2—oh (r1 is hydrogen or an alkyl group and r2 is (chr3)n(o(chr3)m)l [n=1 to 10; m=1 to 4; l=0 to 3; and r3 is hydrogen or an alkyl group having a carbon number of 1 to 4]).. .

Method for producing cyanoalkyl fluorosilanes

Cyanoalkylfluorosilanes are prepared in exceptionally high yield by the reaction of the corresponding cyanoalkylchlorosilanes with specific metal fluorides. The products are useful in lithium ion battery electrolyte composition..

Winch with internal battery in bag

The invention is a mobile winch in a bag system. A motorized winch with an internal battery is mounted on a metal plate that is attached the bottom inner portion of a bag.

Solar jar lid

A solar jar lid having a solar unit and having a support housing that supports the solar unit, and wherein the solar unit has a light emitting diode. The support housing has an internal thread such that it can be threaded to ajar and defines an opening for receiving a straw.

Cooling a power system for an unmanned aerial vehicle

An unmanned aerial vehicle includes at least one rotor motor configured to drive at least one propeller to rotate; and a micro hybrid generator system configured to provide power to the at least one rotor motor. The micro hybrid generator system includes a rechargeable battery configured to provide power to the at least one rotor motor; a small engine configured to generate mechanical power; and a generator motor coupled to the small engine and configured to generate electrical power from the mechanical power generated by the small engine.

Speed control system for electric bicycles

A speed control system for electric bicycles includes a bicycle having pedals, a motor and a battery which provides electric power to the motor. The bicycle includes a speed detector to detect speed of the bicycle to create a current speed value.

Two-wheeled vehicle

A two-wheeled vehicle includes a frame assembly having a front end and a rear end extending along a longitudinally-extending centerline, a front ground-engaging member operably coupled to the front end of the frame assembly at a front rotational axis, and a rear ground-engaging member operably coupled to the rear end of the frame assembly at a rear rotational axis. A wheel base is defined between the front and rear rotational axes and a vertically-extending centerline of the vehicle extends vertically at the midpoint of the wheel base and is perpendicular to the longitudinally-extending centerline.

Device for preventing the theft of batteries of electric bicycles

Electric bicycle batteries anti-theft device for electric bicycles comprising a bicycle frame with a hollow profile. Said hollow profile has an opening, which houses a casing in which the battery is found, and comprises a first borehole and a second borehole facing each other.

System and managing operational states of a vehicle propulsion system

A system according to the principles of the present disclosure includes a power determination module and a powertrain control module that includes a state selection module. The power determination module can estimate power required to travel at a desired speed on a roadway segment located in an anticipated path of a vehicle based upon an estimated slope of the roadway segment.

Vehicle electrical system arrangement for a motor vehicle

A vehicle electrical system arrangement for a motor vehicle, having a battery apparatus to which a primary vehicle electrical system and at least one secondary vehicle electrical system are electrically conductively connected, wherein the primary vehicle electrical system has a primary set of loads and the secondary vehicle electrical system has a secondary set of loads, wherein further a backup battery is connected to the primary vehicle electrical system and to the secondary vehicle electrical system via a switching apparatus, and the switching apparatus has at least one primary switching position for an electrically conductive connection to the primary vehicle electrical system and a secondary switching position for an electrically conductive connection to the secondary vehicle electrical system.. .

Semi-active partial parallel battery architecture for an automotive vehicle systems and methods

An automotive battery system that includes a lead-acid battery electrically coupled to a first bus, in which the lead-acid battery supplies electrical power to a starter via the first bus to cold crank an internal combustion engine of a vehicle; a lithium-ion battery electrically coupled to a second bus, in which the lithium-ion battery captures and stores electrical energy generated by a regenerative braking system when the vehicle brakes and supplies electrical power to the second bus using the electrical energy captured from the regenerative braking system such that a first portion of the second electrical power is supplied to an electrical system; and a dc/dc converter electrically coupled between the first bus and the second bus, in which the dc/dc converter controls supply of a second portion of the second electrical power to charge the lead-acid battery.. .

Battery charging device, battery charging system, and battery charging method

A battery charging device (30) is a battery charging device that charges a battery (10) used in vehicle (20), and comprises a battery pairing component (32), a usage battery state acquisition component (33), and a charging current determination component (37). The battery pairing component (32) is configured to set a charging objective battery (10) to be paired with a usage battery (10).

Dual charging station

A dual charging system is disclosed. The system may comprise a receiver configured to receive power, an electrical charger port coupled to the receiver for charging a vehicle, a rechargeable battery coupled to the receiver and the electrical charger port, a fuel generator coupled to the receiver, and a switch coupled to the receiver, the electrical charger port, rechargeable battery, and fuel generator.

On board charger input current limit setting based on ac input circuit voltage response

This disclosure relates to the field of electric vehicles (ev) that run, at least in part, on an electric motor. Included on the ev is an on board charger (obc) responsible for charging a battery supply based on electronic power received from a source.

Vehicle and vehicle charging apparatus

A vehicle charging apparatus includes: an ac/dc converter configured to variably output a dc link voltage; and a dc/dc converter electrically connected to the ac/dc converter and configured to acquire an output voltage by conversion of the dc link voltage outputted by the ac/dc converter and transmit the acquired output voltage to a battery. The ac/dc converter includes: a first switch element configured to adjust a power factor of the ac/dc converter according to an operation of the first switch element, and a second switch element configured to increase the dc link voltage outputted by the ac/dc converter according to the operation of the first switch element..

Controlling charge on a lithium battery of a utility vehicle

A technique controls charge on a lithium battery of a utility vehicle. The technique involves operating electronic circuitry of the utility vehicle in a normal operating mode in which the electronic circuitry charges the lithium battery to a normal charge level.

Electric vehicle and fuel cell vehicle with rankine cycle

The electric vehicle including one or more in-wheel motors, a battery electrically coupled to one or more in-wheel motors, a power electronics including a dc-ac inverter, a ac-dc inverter, and a boost converter that receives dc power from the battery and supplies ac power to the one or more in-wheel motors, and a generator electrically coupled to the battery via the power electronics. Further, it includes a rankine cycle system including a pump, a first valve having an input, a first output, and a second output connected to the pump, the generator, and the one or more in-wheel motors, respectively.

Hybrid electric powertrain configurations with a ball variator continuously variable transmission used as a powersplit

Regular torque split planetary gear trains for automotive hybrid powertrains are limited by the fixed ratio of the planetary gear train. A powertrain incorporating a continuously variable transmission using a torque split with variable ratios enables the powertrain to use the ideal operating lines (iol) of the engine, electric motor and generator along with the high voltage battery charge/discharge paths, depending upon the mode of operation (charge sustain or charge deplete modes) of the hybrid powertrain.

Systems and methods of battery management and control for a vehicle

Systems, apparatuses, and methods disclosed herein provide for receiving internal hybrid vehicle information, external static information, and external dynamic information; determining a propulsion power for the hybrid vehicle at a particular location at a particular time based on at least one of the internal hybrid vehicle information, the external static information, and the external dynamic information; determining a current state of charge of a battery, wherein the battery is operatively coupled to an electric motor in the hybrid vehicle; and managing a state of charge of the battery at the particular location at the particular time based on the current state of charge and the determined propulsion power.. .

Dolly train with improved operability

A dolly, a dolly towing system and a method of operating a dolly towing system. The dolly includes a wheeled platform with a coupled electric generator and an automated safety interlock assembly.

Underwater propulsion device

An underwater propulsion system is disclosed comprising a foot board with one or more battery-powered propulsion units. A throttle control system may be enabled in the foot board such that a movement of the user's foot controls the throttle.

Implantable head mounted neurostimulation system for head pain

An implantable head-mounted unibody peripheral neurostimulation system is provided for implantation in the head for the purpose of treating chronic head pain, including migraine. The system may include an implantable pulse generator (ipg) from which multiple stimulating leads may extend sufficient to allow for adequate stimulation over multple regions of the head, preferably including the frontal, parietal and occipital regions.

Connectors and cables for use with ventricle assist systems

Systems, assemblies, and related modules for connecting components of medical devices employ connector cables with electrical conductors and optical fibers. A connector assembly for coupling a battery module with a medical system including an implanted or worn medical device includes an input connector and an output connector.

Implantable pump system having an undulating membrane

An implantable pump system is provided, suitable for use as a left ventricular assist device (lvad) system, having an implantable pump, an extracorporeal battery and a controller coupled to the implantable pump, and a programmer selectively periodically coupled to the controller to configure and adjust operating parameters of the implantable pump. The implantable pump includes a flexible membrane coupled to an actuator assembly that is magnetically engagable with electromagnetic coils, so that when the electromagnetic coils are energized, the actuator assembly causes wavelike undulations to propagate along the flexible membrane to propel blood from through the implantable pump.

Modular anti-fog goggle system

Modular, anti-fog goggle system comprising: lens with an anti-fog heating element and electrical contact, a semi-rigid anterior body comprising an inner peripheral engagement receptacle for receiving the lens within the body, the lens being releasably retained by a removable lens retaining member preferably comprising a tongue releasably interconnected with a groove in the body, the anti-fog element on the lens being releasably connected with a battery preferably retained within the body, the releasable electrical connection being reinforced by the tongue and groove interconnection, a flexible posterior interface being adapted for interposition between the removable lens retaining member and a user's face, and strap means adapted for holding the goggle on the user's head or helmet and reinforcing the interconnection between the removable lens retaining member and the body.. .

Modular anti-fog goggle system

Modular, anti-fog goggle system comprising: lens with an anti-fog heating element and electrical contact, a semi-rigid anterior body comprising an inner peripheral engagement receptacle for receiving the lens within the body, the lens being releasably retained by a removable lens retaining member preferably comprising a tongue releasably interconnected with a groove in the body, the anti-fog element on the lens being releasably connected with a battery preferably retained within the body, the releasable electrical connection being reinforced by the tongue and groove interconnection, a flexible posterior interface being adapted for interposition between the removable lens retaining member and a user's face, and strap means adapted for holding the goggle on the user's head or helmet and reinforcing the interconnection between the removable lens retaining member and the body.. .

Smart pressure-sensitive measuring device for distal femoral tumor removal

The present invention relates to a smart pressure-sensitive measuring device for distal femoral tumor removal comprising a rectangularly structured alignment plate, a measuring ruler and a measuring angle adjustment mechanism. An inverted t-shaped rail and a slide rail are disposed at the alignment plate.

Diagnostic apparatus

The invention relates to a diagnostic apparatus comprising a mounting (20) and a measurement circuit (15) attached to the mounting, the mounting comprising a gutter (12) having a shape which substantially complements that of a dental arch, the measurement circuit comprising at least one force sensor (24) arranged at the bottom of said gutter, a clock (28), a memory (30), a control module (32) capable of recording in said memory the force measurements taken by said at least one force sensor and the corresponding times read by said clock, and a battery (36) for supplying the measurement circuit with electrical energy, the mounting comprising at least two layers encapsulating said measurement circuit, the apparatus being characterised in that the measurement circuit comprises a sheet substrate (26), said substrate comprising first and second portions connected by at least one bridge (42) having a width (l) of less than 2 mm.. .

Systems and methods for transporting bio-waste

A remote-controlled vehicle for collecting and transporting bio-waste that is capable of compacting bio-waste, dumping the waste in a variety of ways, and that has a rechargeable battery, among other functions, is disclosed. A system for collecting the bio-waste material also is provided.

Systems and methods for transporting bio-waste

A remote-controlled vehicle for collecting and transporting bio-waste that is capable of compacting bio-waste, dumping the waste in a variety of ways, and that has a rechargeable battery, among other functions, is disclosed. A system for collecting the bio-waste material also is provided.

Luggage system employing a telescopically-extendable handle and battery power supply assembly equipped with a semi-automatic battery power module ejection mechanism

A luggage system employing a telescopically-extendable handle and rechargeable battery power supplying assembly. The assembly includes a pair of spaced-apart stationary guide tubes for supporting a pair of telescopically-extendable rods joined to a handle structure.

Battery connector for electronic cigarette with side air intake

The connector is configured to couple a first section and a second section of an e-vaping device. The connector includes a flange with a first end and a second end, a shaft with sidewalls extending from the first end of the flange, and a cylindrical base extending from the second end of the flange.

Maintenance and transportation method, system, and apparatus

A method, system and apparatus for a modular multipurpose machine or vehicle, including a modular scalable frame with battery incorporated into on the scalable frame; a modular electric drive system; and modular attachments or components for configuring the machine or vehicle for a plurality of maintenance or transportation functions. The modular electric drive system includes a power train with respective drive units for each of the front and rear wheels, each drive unit includes a planetary gear, and servo motor for each of the front and rear wheels.

Transition metal composite hydroxide particles and production method thereof, cathode active material for non-aqueous electrolyte rechargeable battery and production method thereof, and nonaqueous electrolyte rechargeable battery

Provided is a cathode active material that can simultaneously improve the capacity characteristics, output characteristics, and cycling characteristics of a rechargeable battery when used as cathode material for a non-aqueous electrolyte rechargeable battery. After performing nucleation by controlling an aqueous solution for nucleation that includes a metal compound that includes at least a transition metal and an ammonium ion donor so that the ph value becomes 12.0 to 14.0 (nucleation process), nuclei are caused to grow by controlling aqueous solution for particle growth that includes the nuclei so that the ph value is less than in the nucleation process and is 10.5 to 12.0 (particle growth process).
Klemm+sohn Gmbh & Co. Kg

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Seoul National University R&db Foundation

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Shell assembly, electronic device and mobile phone having same

A shell assembly, and an electronic device, and a mobile phone having the same are provided. The shell assembly includes a shell and at least one reinforcing pillar.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Protocol translation device

A protocol translation device for use with a first apparatus having a battery compartment and communicating over a first wireless protocol, and for use with a second apparatus communicating over a second wireless protocol. The protocol translation device can include a battery casing sized to fit within the battery compartment, the battery casing defining an interior volume; a translator having a first antenna operable to communicate with the first apparatus, a second antenna operable to communicate with the second apparatus, and a translator circuit operably connected between the first antenna and the second antenna; and a battery operably connected to power the translator.
Medtronic Minimed, Inc.

Solar-charging mounting bracket for audio/video recording and communication devices

Some aspects of the present embodiments provide a mounting bracket for automatically charging one or more rechargeable batteries of an audio/video (a/v) recording and communication device. The mounting bracket of some of the present embodiments includes one or more integrated solar panels that generate the electrical power for charging the rechargeable battery(ies) of the a/v recording and communication device..
Ring Inc.

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

Methods and systems are provided for power management and security for wireless modules in “machine-to-machine” communications. A wireless module operating in a wireless network and with access to the internet can efficiently and securely communicate with a server.
Network-1 Technologies, Inc.

Stacked pa power control

Systems, methods and apparatus for efficient power control of an rf amplifier for amplification of a constant envelope rf signal are described. A reduction in a size of a pass device of an ldo regulator is obtained by removing the pass device of the ldo regulator from a main current conduction path of the rf amplifier.
Psemi Corporation

Stacked power amplifier power control

Systems, methods and apparatus for efficient power control and/or compensation with respect to a varying supply voltage of an rf amplifier for amplification of a constant envelope rf signal are described. A reduction in a size of a pass device of an ldo regulator is obtained by removing the pass device of the ldo regulator from a main current conduction path of the rf amplifier.
Psemi Corporation

Rotary electric machine controller and electric power steering device using the same

A capacitor current estimating unit estimates a capacitor current based on phase currents. A capacitor temperature estimating unit estimates a capacitor temperature based on the capacitor current.
Denso Corporation

Starting power generation apparatus and starting power generation method

Provided are: a starter generator including a field portion having a permanent magnet, and an armature unit including a first multi-phase winding and a second multi-phase winding which are arranged in parallel; a first power conversion unit including a first positive-side dc terminal connected to a battery and a plurality of first ac terminals connected to the first multi-phase winding, the first power conversion unit being configured to convert a power bidirectionally between dc and ac; a second power conversion unit including a plurality of second ac terminals connected to the second multi-phase winding, the second power conversion unit being configured to control a current to be input and output via the second ac terminals; and a control unit configured to detect a positional relationship between the field portion and the armature unit based on an output voltage of the second multi-phase winding, and control the first power conversion unit and the second power conversion unit in accordance with the detected positional relationship.. .
Shindengen Electric Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Charging system, charging method, and power adapter

The present disclosure discloses a charging system, a charging method and a power adapter. The system includes a power adapter and a terminal.
Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

Control device, power receiving device, and electronic apparatus

A control device for a power receiving device that receives power supplied from a power transmitting device by contactless power transmission, including a charger that charges a battery based on the received power, a discharger that performs discharging operation of the battery and power supply operation in which power from the battery is supplied to a power supply target, and a controller that controls the discharger, and the controller stops the power supply operation when a magnetic detection signal from a magnetic detection element becomes active.. .
Seiko Epson Corporation

Portable propane-fueled battery charger

System and method for a portable propane-fueled battery charger. One system includes a battery charger including a propane fuel line and an engine including an output shaft.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Automotive dual voltage battery charging system

A dual voltage power supply having at least one battery with multiple battery modules and a first set of switches for connecting the battery modules in series to thereby provide a first voltage to a first circuit in case the first switches are closed and to disconnect the series connection case the first switches are open. At least one connection tap is connected to one of the battery modules to provide its voltage to a second circuit operating at a lower voltage than the first circuit and being connected in parallel by a second set of switches to other battery modules.
Hella Gmbh & Co. Kgaa

Feed unit, feed system, and electronic device

A feed unit includes: a power transmission section configured to perform power transmission using a magnetic field or an electric field, to a device to be fed including a secondary battery; and a power-transmission control section configured to control power transmission operation in the power transmission section. In a charging period in which charging to the secondary battery is performed based on transmitted power in the power transmission, when the device to be fed including the secondary battery is activated, the power-transmission control section controls the power transmission operation, to increase the transmitted power..
Sony Corporation

Charge control device

Even when power source is not input from outside, a device is activated. In step s4, after receiving information indicating start of charging from an upper control unit, a charge control unit transmits a signal to turn on a switch to a switch control circuit.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Battery sensing voltage controller

A battery pack includes a housing, a battery, a battery pack output voltage path that includes a charge power switch and a discharge power switch, and a battery sense output. A switch can be operably coupled between the battery and the battery sense output and configured to selectively open and close a battery sense path between the battery and the battery sense output.
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Modular battery with battery cell and submodule interconnectivity

A modular power system is configured to supply configurable power to a load. The system includes battery submodules, each having at least one submodule circuit that is configured to replaceably connect one or more of a plurality of battery cells to a submodule positive bus and a submodule negative bus.
The Boeing Company

Battery charger operating method and method usable with plural different power supplies

A method for charging a battery may comprise: setting an initial low charge current level; repetitively interrupting charging in a periodic cycle, and: measuring an open circuit battery voltage when charging is interrupted, determining from the open circuit battery voltage a corresponding charging current; applying the predetermined charging current; and repeating the periodic cycle. A method may also comprise: setting an initial charge current level, determining the current available by measuring the supply voltage, and decreasing the charging current level if the measured supply voltage is less than a predetermined voltage..
Streamlight, Inc.

Applying alternate modes of usb type-c for fast charging systems

A system for charging a battery of an electronic device is presented. The system uses a power adaptor, with usb interfaces in the electronic device and in the power adaptor.
Dialog Semiconductor (uk) Limited

Charge/discharge control device, charge/discharge control system, and remaining battery capacity adjustment method

A charge and discharge control device (30) controls the charging and discharging of a plurality of capacitors (11) configure to be removably connected in parallel to a vehicle (20). A receiver (34) acquires the remaining capacity of each of the capacitors (11).
Omron Corporation

Charging method, mobile device, charging device, and charging system

Embodiments of the present invention relate to a charging method, a mobile device, and a charging device. The mobile device includes a battery and a connector, where the connector includes a charging pin and a ground pin.
Huawei Device (dongguan) Co., Ltd.

Charging method, mobile device, charging device, and charging system

Embodiments of the present invention relate to a charging method, a mobile device, and a charging device. The mobile device includes a battery and a connector, where the connector includes a charging pin and a ground pin.
Huawei Device (dongguan) Co., Ltd.

Multi-device charging assembl

A multi-device charging assembly for a vehicle includes an adaptor that is configured to operationally couple to an electrical receptacle of the vehicle. A plurality of ports is positioned in the adaptor.

Dynamic battery cell impedance monitoring

Battery packs that include multiple battery cells that may be monitored using a reduced amount of circuitry and battery systems that may account for battery cell changes over aging and temperature.. .
Apple Inc.

Electronic device for checking battery abnormality and control method thereof

A method of controlling an electronic device is provided which includes electrically connecting a battery with an external power source using a first switch such that a first portion of a first current supplied from the external power source is supplied to a system circuit of the electronic device and a second portion of the first current is supplied to the battery, determining whether a specified condition is satisfied, electrically disconnecting the battery from the external power source using the first switch and electrically connecting the battery with a resistor using a second switch, if the specified condition is satisfied, verifying an electrical characteristic of a current applied to the resistor while the battery is electrically disconnected from the external power source and is electrically connected with the resistor, and determining whether an operation of the battery is abnormal, based at least on a part of the electrical characteristic.. .
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Building energy storage system with planning tool

An energy storage system for a building includes a battery asset configured to store electricity and discharge the stored electricity for use in satisfying a building electric load. The system includes a planning tool configured to identify one or more selected functionalities of the energy storage system and generate a cost function defining a cost of operating the energy storage system over an optimization period.
Johnson Controls Technology Company

Vehicle energy-storage systems

The present disclosure is directed to energy storage systems for vehicles. In some aspects, the energy storage system may be used to power an electric automobile.
Faraday&future Inc.

Housing arrangement for at least one battery cell

The present invention relates to a housing arrangement (10) for at least one battery cell (1), preferably a lithium battery cell (1) and/or a lithium pouch cell (1), wherein the housing arrangement (10) comprises at least one frame element (20) which comprises a wall (30) and an intermediate space (40) configured by the wall (30) for the acceptance of the battery cell (1), wherein at the wall (30) multiple ventilation recesses (50) are provided, wherein the ventilation recesses (50) comprise such an alternating orientation that the entry of a fluid (5) can occur alternatingly through the ventilation recesses (50).. .
Hoppecke Advanced Battery Technology Gmbh

Battery cell including phase change material

The present invention provides a battery cell of a plate shape, including: an electrode assembly in which a separator is interposed between a positive electrode and a negative electrode, wherein the electrode assembly may be mounted on a receiving part; and sealing parts formed by heat fusion at an external side of the receiving part, wherein lateral sealing parts adjacent to one of the sealing parts at which an electrode terminal is positioned may closely contact an outer surface of the receiving part while being bent toward the receiving part of a battery case, and a phase change material (pcm) that is phase-changed in response to a thermal change may be added to surplus surfaces of the lateral sealing parts or to surplus spaces between the receiving parts and the bent lateral sealing parts.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Lithium ion secondary battery and producing the lithium ion secondary battery

A lithium ion secondary battery includes a housing. An electrode group and an electrolytic solution are in the housing.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Lithium ion battery including lithium ion-exchanged zeolite particles

An electrochemical cell of a secondary lithium ion battery includes lithium ion-exchanged zeolite particles or “lithiated zeolite particles” positioned along at least a portion of a lithium ion transport path through the electrochemical cell. The lithiated zeolite particles may be positioned within the lithium ion transport path through the electrochemical cell, for example, by being distributed throughout an electrolyte disposed between confronting anterior surfaces of a negative electrode and a positive electrode.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Battery with a voltage regulation device

The invention relates to a battery (100) that works by regulating the power source (112) to provide a suitable voltage output so that the user's devices/products using the battery will have a high performance among several other advantages. The battery (100) comprises a positive terminal (102); a negative terminal (112); a power source (114); and a voltage regulation device (110).
Volt Technology Limited

Lithium replenishment for containing capacity loss in li ion batteries

A lithium-ion battery includes a housing, an electrode assembly within the housing, and a high capacity regenerating electrode. The high capacity regenerating electrode is within the housing and electrically isolated from the electrode assembly.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Alkaline secondary battery

An alkaline secondary battery includes at least a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolytic solution. The positive electrode includes at least one of manganese oxyhydroxide and manganese dioxide.
Hiroshima University

Alkaline secondary battery

An alkaline secondary battery having excellent charge-discharge cycle characteristics is provided. The alkaline secondary battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode.
Maxell Holdings, Ltd.

Solid-state three-dimensional battery assembly

A solid-state three-dimensional battery assembly includes a solid bicontinuous monolithic carbon anode, a solid electrolyte layer, and a solid cathode. The solid monolithic carbon anode has an ordered three-dimensionally continuous network nanostructure, a length of at least 100 nm, and an average thickness of 3 to 90 nm.
Cornell University

Lithium battery containing cathode material and electrolyte additives for high voltage application

A lithium secondary cell having an operating voltage ≥4.35 sv, comprising a cathode comprising a doped l1coo2 active material, an anode comprising graphite, and an electrolyte comprising a carbonate-based solvent, a lithium salt and both a succinonitrile (sn) and a lithium bis(oxalato)borate (libob) additive wherein during the discharge at 45° c. From a state of charge (soc) of 100% at 4.5v to a soc of 0 at 3v at a c/10 rate the difference of the soc at 4.42v and 4.35v is at least 7% but less than 14%, and wherein the active material is doped by at least 0.5 mole % of either one or more of mn, mg and ti..
Umicore Korea Ltd.

Solid polymer electrolyte and preparing the same

The present invention relates to a solid polymer electrolyte formed of a polymer matrix including a lithium ion conductor, and a method of preparing the same. The solid polymer electrolyte of the present invention can be molded in the form of a film and used in an electrochemical device such as a lithium polymer secondary battery or the like..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Curing die for manufacturing gel polymer electrolyte, and manufacturing gel polymer battery cell by using same

The present invention provides a curing die for manufacturing a gel polymer electrolyte, and a method for manufacturing a gel polymer battery cell by using the same, the curing die comprising: a first die having a recessed part, which is formed inside a battery case and has a processing battery cell mounted therein and including an electrode assembly and a composition for forming the gel polymer electrolyte; and a second die coupled to the first die so as to seal the processing battery cell mounted in the recessed part.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Binder for all-solid-state secondary batteries, and all-solid-state secondary battery

This binder for all-solid-state secondary batteries contains a binder polymer which is obtained by polymerizing or copolymerizing a monomer composition that contains a polyalkylene oxide-based monomer.. .
Zeon Corporation

All-solid-state secondary battery

Provided is an all-solid-state secondary battery that has a positive electrode having a positive electrode active material layer, a negative electrode having a negative electrode active material layer, and a solid electrolyte layer between the positive and negative electrode active material layers, said battery being formed using a binder that contains a water-soluble polymer and a polymer having a particle structure.. .
Zeon Corporation

Nanostructured lithium-ion battery electrode composite materials via conformal graphene dispersion

Composites comprising anode and cathode active materials conformally coupled to few-layered graphene, corresponding electrodes and related methods of preparation.. .
Northwestern University

Positive electrode material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

There is provided a cathode material for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery that has excellent flexibility and binding properties, and can effectively reduce the internal resistance of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and effectively improve the charge-discharge cycle characteristics of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery. The cathode material comprises a cathode active material and a binder, wherein the binder is a copolymer comprising a structural unit (a) derived from a (meth)acrylate monomer, a structural unit (b) derived from a carboxylic acid group-containing ethylenically unsaturated monomer, and a structural unit (c) derived from a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate monomer having a functionality of 5 or less, and the cathode material is substantially free of a thickener..
Osaka Soda Co., Ltd.

Solid-state polymer lithium battery pack and preparation method thereof

A solid-state polymer lithium battery pack and a preparation method therefor are provided. The lithium battery pack includes: single batteries (1), connecting sleeve members (2), electric cables (3), a battery box (4) and a pouring sealant, and has functions of power supply, power storage and multiple charging/discharging.
National University Of Defense Technology

Aluminum secondary battery having a high-capacity and high-rate capable cathode and manufacturing method

Provided is an aluminum secondary battery comprising an anode, a cathode, a porous separator electronically separating the anode and the cathode, and an electrolyte in ionic contact with the anode and the cathode to support reversible deposition and dissolution of aluminum at the anode, wherein the anode contains aluminum metal or an aluminum metal alloy as an anode active material and the cathode comprises a layer of recompressed exfoliated graphite or carbon material that is oriented in such a manner that the layer has a graphite edge plane in direct contact with the electrolyte and facing the separator. Typically, this graphite edge plane is substantially parallel to the separator layer plane.
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Positive electrode active materials for secondary battery and secondary battery comprising the same

The present invention provides a positive electrode active material for a secondary battery, the positive electrode active material being a secondary particle that includes a primary particle having a rectangular parallelepiped shape, the rectangular parallelepiped having at least one portion of vertices and edges formed in a round shape that is convex outward, wherein 1% to 40% of a total surface area of the secondary particle has open porosity, and the primary particle includes a lithium composite metal oxide of formula 1 herein so that intercalation and deintercalation of lithium are facilitated, elution of an active material-constituting metal element is suppressed, and excellent structural stability is exhibited, thereby decreasing resistance and improving output and lifespan characteristics when applied to a battery, and a secondary battery comprising the same.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Curved battery cell having less structure strain and manufacturing the same

Provided is a battery cell having a structure in which outer circumferential sides of a cell case are sealed by heat fusion in a state in which an electrode assembly including a cathode, an anode, and a separator is housed in a cell case together with an electrolyte solution, wherein the electrode assembly and the cell case have a structure in which both ends at positions opposite to each other are together curved in the same direction so that a curved surface is formed on an outer surface of the battery cell, and at least one of the heat-fused outer circumferential sides of the cell case is curved to adhere to a curved surface while forming an inner surface.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Secondary battery and manufacturing therefor

The present invention relates to a secondary battery having the electrode structure and a method of manufacturing therefor, the electrode structure according to an embodiment of the present invention may comprise an electrode assembly including a cathode layer, an anode layer facing the cathode layer, and a separation film disposed between the cathode layer and the anode layer; an exterior body including a upper exterior layer having an outer sealing part of which at least a portion of or whole edges are adhered so as to accommodate the electrode assembly and an electrolyte therein, and a lower exterior layer; a battery penetration part forming openings from the upper exterior layer to the lower exterior layer; and an inner sealing part in which facing portions of the upper exterior layer and the lower exterior layer of external periphery of the battery penetration part are adhered each other.. .
Jenax Inc.

Methods and devices associated with bonding of solid-state lithium batteries

An example device includes a lithium-based battery having conductive battery contacts protruding from a surface of the battery, where a non-conductive potion of the surface of the battery separates the conductive battery contacts. The battery is a type that undergoes an expansion during charging in which the expansion of the lithium-based battery includes an outward bulging of the non-conductive portion of the battery surface.
Verily Life Sciences Llc

Nonaqueous secondary battery

The present invention provides a nonaqueous secondary battery having a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte solution. The nonaqueous electrolyte solution contains a nonaqueous solvent and a supporting salt.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Secondary battery

The present invention relates to a secondary battery including: an electrode assembly in which a plurality of electrodes and a plurality of separators are alternately stacked to each other and wound; an internal insulating tape attached to an inner surface of the electrode, wherein an attachment starting point (a) and an attachment ending point (b) are disposed in a line (a) that is directed to a winding center of the electrode assembly, and the internal insulating tape surrounds a central portion of the electrode assembly once; and an external insulating tape attached to an outer surface of the electrode corresponding to the internal insulating tape, wherein an attachment starting point (c) and an attachment ending point (d) are disposed in a line (b) that is directed to the winding center of the electrode assembly, and the external insulating tape surrounds the central portion of the electrode assembly once.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Negative electrode active material, negative electrode and lithium ion secondary battery

A negative electrode active material includes a carbon material, and at least one sulfur component selected from the group consisting of sulfur atoms and a sulfur compound, wherein a content of the sulfur component with respect to a total amount of the carbon material and the sulfur component is 0.0005 mass % or more and 0.01 mass % or less in terms of s measured by a fluorescent x-ray analysis method, the carbon material is artificial graphite, and the artificial graphite has a bulk density of 0.2 g/cm3 or more and 2.5 g/cm3 or less. A negative electrode includes a negative electrode current collector, and a negative electrode active material layer formed on the negative electrode current collector, wherein the negative electrode active material layer includes the above-described negative electrode active material.
Tdk Corporation

Aluminum secondary battery cathode having oriented graphene

Provided is an aluminum secondary battery comprising an anode, a cathode, a porous separator electronically separating the anode and the cathode, and an electrolyte in ionic contact with the anode and the cathode to support reversible deposition and dissolution of aluminum at the anode, wherein the anode contains aluminum metal or an aluminum metal alloy as an anode active material and the cathode comprises a layer of aligned graphene sheets that are oriented in such a manner that the layer has a graphene edge plane in direct contact with the electrolyte and facing the separator. These aligned/oriented graphene sheets are preferably bonded by a binder for enhanced structural integrity and cycling stability.
Nanotek Instruments, Inc.

Surface treatment for lithium battery electrode materials

Electrode materials for electrochemical cells and batteries and methods of producing such materials are disclosed herein. A method of preparing an active lithium metal oxide material suitable for use in an electrode for a lithium electrochemical cell comprises the steps of: (a) contacting the lithium metal oxide material with an aqueous acidic solution containing one or more metal cations; and (b) heating the so-contacted lithium metal oxide from step (a) to dryness at a temperature below 200° c.
Uchicago Argonne, Llc

Positive electrode active material, positive electrode, and lithium-ion secondary battery

A positive electrode active material of the present invention is used for a positive electrode for a lithium-ion secondary battery and includes a positive electrode active material particle a expressed by general formula (a): liαnixcoymn(1-x-y)o2 (where 0<α≤1.15, 0.7≤x≤0.9, 0<y≤0.2, and 0<(1-x-y)); and one kind or two or more kinds of positive electrode active material particles b selected from a positive electrode active material particle b1 expressed by general formula (b1): liβniacobal(1-a-b)o2 (where 0<β≤1.15, 0.7≤a≤0.9, 0<b≤0.2, and 0<(1-a-b)), a positive electrode active material particle b2 expressed by general formula (b2): liβniacobmn(1-a-b)o2 (where 0<β≤1.15, 0.2≤a≤0.6, 0<b≤0.8, and 0<(1-a-b)), a positive electrode active material particle b3 expressed by general formula (b3): liβ+γmn(2-a-γ)meao4 (where 0<β≤1.0, 0≤γ≤0.3, 0≤a≤0.5, and me is one kind or two or more kinds selected from li, b, mg, al, fe, co, and ni), and a positive electrode active material particle b4 expressed by general formula (b4): liβmpo4 (where 0<β≤1.15 and m is one kind or two or more kinds selected from fe, co, ni, mn, and cu).. .
Nec Energy Devices, Ltd.

Production negative electrode active material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, production nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, production negative electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

A production method of a negative electrode active material containing a silicon compound (siox: 0.5≤x≤1.6) that contains lithium 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 a solvent); and making the silicon compound contact with a solution c (here, the solution c contains one or more kinds selected from an ether-based material, a ketone-based material, and an ester-based material as the solvent, and contains a compound having a quinoid structure in a molecule as a solute).. .
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

High performance inorganic complexes for next-generation redox flow batteries

In an aspect, a redox flow battery comprises a catholyte and an anolyte; wherein at least one of said catholyte and said anolyte is a metal-coordination complex, said metal-coordination complex comprising: (i) a metal; (ii) one or more first ligands coordinated with said metal atom, wherein each of said first ligands is independently a lewis basic ligand; and one or more second ligands associated with said one or more first ligands, wherein each of said second ligands is independently a lewis acid ligand; and a nonaqueous solvent, wherein said catholyte, said anolyte or both are dissolved in said nonaqueous solvent. One or more first ligands may be provided in a primary coordination sphere of said metal-coordination complex and one or more second ligands may be provided in a secondary coordination sphere of said metal-coordination complex.
California Institute Of Technology

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

A method of manufacturing a positive electrode material for lithium ion secondary battery includes the following (α) and (β): (α) a positive electrode active material is prepared; and (β) the positive electrode material for lithium ion secondary battery is manufactured by forming a coat on at least a portion of a surface of the positive electrode active material. The coat is formed to satisfy the following (1) to (3): (1) the coat includes a lithium ion conductor and a ferroelectric substance; (2) the ferroelectric substance is dispersed in the lithium ion conductor; and (3) the lithium ion conductor is interposed at least partially between the positive electrode active material and the ferroelectric substance..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Polyimide-coated active material particles, slurry for electrode material, negative electrode, battery, and producing polyimide-coated active material particles

A polyimide-coated active material particle (21) of the present invention includes an active material particle (23) and a polyimide layer (24) derived from a monomeric polyimide precursor and coated on the active material particle (23). A negative electrode (200) of the present invention includes a current collector (30) and an active material layer (20) including the negative electrode active material particle (21) coated with the polyimide layer (24) derived from a monomeric polyimide precursor, and an aqueous binder (22).
I.s.t Corporation

Positive electrode material for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

There is provided a cathode material that can effectively reduce the internal resistance of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and effectively improve the charge-discharge cycle characteristics of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery. The cathode material is a cathode material for a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery comprising a cathode active material, a binder, and a water-soluble antioxidant..
Osaka Soda Co., Ltd.

Protected lithium electrode structure for lithium-air battery

A protected lithium electrode structure for a lithium-air battery includes a negative electrode current collector, a negative electrode active material layer, which is made of a lithium metal, an alloy or a compound mainly containing lithium, which is stacked on the negative electrode current collector, and a separator stacked on the negative electrode active material layer. The negative electrode active material layer is sealed by the separator and the negative electrode current collector.
Suzuki Motor Corporation

Positive electrode active material for rechargable lithium battery, manufacturing same, and rechargable lithium battery including same

Wherein, in the above chemical formula 1 or chemical formula 2, m is one or more elements selected from the group consisting of mn, co, ni, al, ti, mo, v, cr, fe, cu, zr, nb, and ga, 0.7≤x≤1.2, 0.8≤y≤1.2, −0.2≤z≤0.2, and 0<m≤1.. .

Response to high voltage electrolysis of coolant in a battery pack

A battery pack includes an enclosure containing a plurality of battery modules. A cooling system disposed among and electrically isolated from the plurality of battery modules uses a coolant solution that is a first mixture of a first liquid and a second liquid in a predetermined ratio to produce a first boiling point.
Tesla, Inc.

Battery with integrated power management system and scalable battery cutoff component

The present disclosure relates battery with an integrated power management system and scalable cutoff component, the battery system including a battery housing with first and second voltage output terminals, a plurality of rechargeable battery cells within the battery housing and having first and second voltage terminals; a power management system for generating an external control signal and an internal control signal based upon monitored operating parameters of the plurality of rechargeable battery cells, said external control signal for controlling an external power source and/or an external load, said power management system forming an integral part of the battery system and a cutoff switch circuit within the battery housing and for making and breaking a conductive path between the first voltage terminal of the plurality of battery cells and the first voltage output terminal of the battery housing in response the internal control signal from the battery management system.. .
A123 Systems Llc

Battery cell comprising electrode lead having protruding extension and tab connector

The present invention provides a battery cell including: an electrode assembly including an electrode tab protruding toward at least one external side; a battery case including a receiving portion on which the electrode assembly is received; and an electrode lead connected to the electrode tab to be connected to an external device, wherein the electrode lead may include: a tab connecting portion electrically connected to the electrode tab; and a protruding extension protruding outside of the battery case in a state of extending from the tab connecting portion to be electrically connected to the external device, and the tab connecting portion may be formed so that a length of a width direction perpendicular to a protruding direction of the electrode tab may be relatively larger than that of the electrode tab.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Pouch type of battery cell having unit electrode where a plurality of electrode tabs are formed

The present invention provides a battery cell including: an electrode assembly having a structure in which a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator are laminated, each of the positive electrode and the negative electrode having 2×n (n≥2), wherein a positive tab is provided in each of odd-numbered sides, and a negative electrode tab is provided in each of even-numbered sides, and the positive electrodes and the negative electrode tabs are alternately formed along the sides; electrode terminals respectively disposed on a first side and a second side of the electrode assembly, in which outermost electrodes are disposed, or third sides which are side surfaces of the electrode assembly, being perpendicular to the first side and the second side, and a battery case having a structure of surrounding an external surface of the electrode assembly.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Polylactam coated separator membranes for lithium ion secondary batteries and related coating formulations

The present invention is preferably directed to a polylactam ceramic coating for a microporous battery separator for a lithium ion secondary battery and a method of making this formulation and application of this formulation to make a coated microporous battery separator. The preferred inventive coating has excellent thermal and chemical stability, excellent adhesion to microporous base substrate, membrane, and/or electrode, improved binding properties to ceramic particles and/or has improved or excellent resistance to thermal shrinkage, dimensional integrity, and/or oxidation stability when used in a rechargeable lithium ion battery..
Celgard, Llc

Separator for a non-aqueous secondary battery and non-aqueous secondary battery

The separator for a non-aqueous secondary battery which includes a porous substrate, and an adhesive porous layer that is provided on one side or both sides of the porous substrate and that contains a polyvinylidene fluoride type resin, the adhesive porous layer further contains (1) a carboxylic anhydride, a resin that contains a carboxylic anhydride as a monomer component, or a combination thereof, and (2) a resin that contains a hydroxyl group or an amino group.. .
Teijin Limited

Cable-type secondary battery

The present disclosure provides a cable-type secondary battery which includes: a cable-type electrode assembly comprising an inner electrode and a separation layer surrounding the outer surface of the inner electrode to prevent a short-circuit between electrodes; and a sheet-form outer electrode surrounding the outer surface of the cable-type electrode assembly, and satisfies the mathematical formula of c≥w (wherein c is the circumference of the section perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the cable-type electrode assembly, and w is the width of the sheet-form outer electrode).. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Oxidation protected separator

A battery separator for a lead/acid battery is resistant to oxidation arising from the use of water or acid containing contaminants, for example chromium (cr), manganese (mn), titanium (ti), copper (cu), and the like. The separator is a microporous membrane including a rubber.
Daramic, Llc

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator

The present invention provides a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator that makes it possible to provide a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery having a low battery resistance after an aging charge and discharge of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery and a low battery resistance after repetition of a charge and discharge cycle. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator includes a polyolefin porous film, wherein a magnitude of a slope of a tangent in a region iii of an ultrasonic attenuation rate curve of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator immersed in an electrolyte is not less than 3.5 mv/s to not more than 14 mv/s..
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator

As a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator used to produce a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery which is low in resistance increasing rate in a case where the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery is repeatedly subjected to a charge-discharge cycle, the present invention provides a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator which includes a polyolefin porous film, the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator having ion permeability barrier energy of not less than 300 j/mol/μm and not more than 900 j/mol/μm.. .
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator

A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator including a polyolefin porous film, wherein a magnitude of a slope of a tangent in a region ii of an ultrasonic attenuation rate curve of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator immersed in an electrolyte is not less than 100 mv/s to not more than 1450 mv/s, makes it possible to provide a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery having a low battery resistance increasing rate after charge and discharge (after a degassing operation).. .
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator

Provided is a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator that is excellent in rate characteristic maintenance ratio of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery after a cycle of charge and discharge of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery. A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator including: a polyolefin porous film, the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator having a photoelastic coefficient of not less than 3.0×10−11 m2/n and not more than 20×10−11 m2/n with respect to light having a wavelength of 590 nm..
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator

The present invention provides, as a separator having both a sufficient level of safety and sufficient strength, a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator including a polyolefin porous film, the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator being arranged such that in regard to a surface of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator, a product obtained by multiplying (a) a difference between a surface roughness in a machine direction obtained by a contact measurement and a surface roughness in the machine direction obtained by a non-contact measurement by (b) a difference between a surface roughness in a transverse direction obtained by a contact measurement and a surface roughness in the transverse direction obtained by a non-contact measurement is not less than 0.0020 and not more than 0.0280.. .
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator

The present invention provides a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator which is excellent in cycle characteristic. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator includes a polyolefin porous film in which a difference between (i) a porosity calculated from a continuous image which is formed so as to extend from a surface to an inside of the polyolefin porous film in a thickness direction and in which a void part and a resin part are shown at respective two gray levels and (ii) a porosity calculated from a thickness, a weight per unit area, and a real density of the polyolefin porous film is 4% to 20%..
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator

To provide a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator that allows a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery including the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator to have a reduced increase in the battery resistance after a charge and discharge cycle, a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator is arranged such that the number of bends is not less than 1600, the number having been measured (i) with use of a test piece of a polyolefin porous film which test piece has a longitudinal direction in a transverse direction (td) of the polyolefin porous film and (ii) by an mit tester method, the bends having been carried out until a longitudinal dimension of the test piece changes by 2.4 cm.. .
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator

As a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator that is excellent in initial battery resistance characteristic of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery including the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator, provided is a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator including: a polyolefin porous film, the polyolefin porous film having an internal fractal dimension of 1.75 to 1.91, the internal fractal dimension being measured, by a box counting method, in accordance with a continuous image of the polyolefin porous film which continuous image is formed so as to extend from a surface of the polyolefin porous film in an internal thickness direction of the polyolefin porous film, and in which continuous image a void part and a resin part of the polyolefin porous film are shown at respective two gray levels.. .
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator

To provide a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator that allows a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery including the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator to have an excellent cycle characteristic, a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator has, over a 10 μm×10 μm region of a polyolefin porous film included therein, an average outermost surface area within a range of not less than 105.5 μm2 and not more than 115.5 μm2 as measured with use of a scanning probe microscope.. .
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator

The present invention provides a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator that makes it possible to provide a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery having a low electrode resistance changing rate after a first charge and discharge of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator includes a polyolefin porous film, wherein a magnitude of a slope of a tangent in a region i of an ultrasonic attenuation rate curve of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator immersed in an electrolyte is not less than 3600 mv/s to not more than 9000 mv/s..
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator

The present invention provides a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator having a small difference in air permeability before and after the application of pressure. The nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator includes a polyolefin porous film, the polyolefin porous film being such that an average of a crease resistance per weight per unit area in the td and a crease resistance per weight per unit area in the md is not less than 5.0% and that a difference between the crease resistance per weight per unit area in the td and the crease resistance per weight per unit area in the md is not more than 3.5%..
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Composite porous separator including lithium ion-exchanged zeolite particles

A composite porous separator for an electrochemical cell of a secondary lithium ion battery includes particles of a lithium ion-exchanged zeolite material. The composite porous separator may be manufactured by preparing a slurry comprising a polymeric binder material and the particles of the lithium ion-exchanged zeolite material, and then depositing the slurry on one or more sides of a porous substrate.
Gm Global Technology Operations Llc

Composite separator

The present disclosure relates to an invention directed to a composite separator having a porous coating layer, where the porous coating layer is prepared from a slurry by adjusting a particle diameter of an inorganic matter that is an ingredient of the slurry, so that a sinking rate of the inorganic particles may remarkably slow down and dispersibility may be dramatically improved, and as a result, the content of the inorganic particles may relatively increase and the inorganic particles may be uniformly distributed in the coating layer on a substrate, thereby preventing a reduction in battery performance.. .
Toray Industries, Inc.

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator

An embodiment of the present invention provides, as a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator excellent in cycle characteristic, a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator including a polyolefin porous film, wherein a ratio of a displacement amount of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator at a 10th loading-unloading cycle to a displacement amount of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery separator at a 50th loading-unloading cycle is in a range of 100% to 130%.. .
Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited

Secondary battery cartridge and battery module comprising same

A secondary battery cartridge includes: a battery storing box including a battery accommodation space in which a secondary battery is stored, and a flow channel partitioned from the battery accommodation space and having a hollow structure, and including, at opposite side parts thereof, respectively, a slot communicating with the battery accommodation space, and a venting hole communicating with the flow channel; a sensing unit including an electrically conductive material, mounted on at least one side part of the battery storing box, and electrically connected to an electrode lead of the secondary battery, the electrode lead extending to an inside and an outside of the battery storing box through the slot; and a cover unit provided in a box form having one open side, and mounted on the opposite side parts of the battery storing box in order to shield the slot, the venting hole, and the sensing unit of the battery storing box, wherein a gas outlet is provided to the cover unit mounted on at least one of the opposite side parts of the battery storing box.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Crushable cooling column for battery assembly in electric vehicle

A battery packaging arrangement. The battery packaging arrangement includes a first base configured to be fixedly coupled to a frame of a vehicle, a second base moveable with respect to the first base, and a plurality of cooling columns inter-disposed between the first base and the second base.
Purdue Research Foundation

Wiring module

In a battery wiring module that is to be attached from a y-axis direction (second direction) to a single battery group in which multiple single batteries that have electrode terminals are aligned in the x-axis direction (first direction), multiple holding units that are coupled in the x-axis direction and constitute a holding plate are each provided with a locking hook including a first locking surface and a second locking surface, and a locked hook that includes a first locked surface and a second locked surface, and by relatively sliding the holding units in the x-axis direction, the holding units can be coupled in a first locking state in which the first locked surface is locked to the second locking surface, or in a second locking state in which the first locked surface is locked to the first locking surface of the locking hook and the second locked surface is locked to the second locking surface.. .
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Battery compartment for circuit protection of imitation candle devices

The disclosed embodiments relate to devices and methods for facilitating the operations and usage of electronic candle devices. In one exemplary aspect, a battery compartment for an imitation candle device can be implemented to include a base plate, a casing coupled to the base plate and forming an enclosure for holding a plurality of batteries, at least one metal plate coupled to the casing, and at least one metal spring coupled to the base plate.

Lithium ion batteries having transparent pouches

Lithium ion batteries and cells, as well as operating and testing methods are provided, which utilize a transparent pouch to monitor the battery in operational condition and/or in operation. Covers may be used to prevent illumination of battery components when testing is not required, and the covers may be removed or have modifiable transparency configured to enable visual monitoring.
Storedot Ltd.

A lithium-ion button cell

A button cell on a lithium-ion basis includes a housing sealed in a fluid-tight fashion and composed of a positively-poled metallic housing half and a negatively-poled metallic housing half, which halves are separated from one another by an electrically-insulating seal. A positive electrode and a negative electrode are arranged inside the housing.
Varta Microbattery Gmbh

Led lighting kit

A ready to assemble kit designed to stimulate creativity, to teach some of the basic principles of electricity and to teach fine motor skills. The kit may be used to teach principles about batteries and diodes.
Progressive Arts Alliance, Inc

Battery reservation device and battery reservation method

A battery reservation device (10) includes an input acceptance component (11), a battery number acquisition component (12), and a rental number and capacity calculator (15). The input acceptance component (11) inputs from the user information related to the total power amount of the battery packs (1) that is desired to be rented.
Omron Corporation

Battery reservation device and battery reservation method

A battery reservation device (10) comprises a battery state acquisition component (12), a scheduled return time acquisition component (13c), a remaining battery charge prediction component (14), a battery station information acquisition component (15), and a reservation acceptance component (17). The battery state acquisition component (12) acquires the remaining battery charge of a battery pack (1) scheduled to be returned to a battery station (30a).
Omron Corporation

Reservation management device, reservation management system, and reservation management method

A reservation management device (50) is a reservation management device configured to manage reservations for the exchange of battery packs (10) at a charging device (30) where battery packs (10) are exchanged, said reservation management device (50) comprising a reservation number acquisition component (53), a return number acquisition component (54), and a reservation possibility determination component (55). The reservation number acquisition component (53) is configured to acquire number of battery packs (10) to be reserved at the charging device (30).
Omron Corporation

Mobile subscriber device for financial transaction tokens

There is provided a mobile subscriber unit for a financial transaction token. The subscriber unit interfaces with a financial token or card that is in communication with the subscriber unit.

Connectable smart label or tag, and methods of making and connecting the same

A security and/or identification device including an integrated circuit and an antenna or a battery, and methods of manufacturing and using the same, are disclosed. The integrated circuit is on a substrate to be applied, affixed or attached to a package or container, and includes a set of connection pads electrically connectable to an external component, and a memory storing a unique identification number.
Thin Film Electronics Asa

Communication based on operation mode

Embodiments are provided for utilizing communication routes based operation mode. In an example implementation, while operating in a normal power mode, a playback device maintains information in a network table, the information includes first information associated with a second playback device of the networked media system and second information associated with a third playback device of the networked media system.
Sonos, Inc.

Method and electronic device for managing battery usage

A method of battery management of an electronic device, the electronic device, and a non-transitory computer readable recording medium are provided. The method includes detecting, by the electronic device, that a battery management criterion is met, enabling at least one of a plurality of battery management functions, in response to detecting that the battery management criterion is met, and performing at least one action corresponding to the enabled at least one of the plurality of the battery management functions..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Watches

According to various embodiments, a watch may be provided. The watch may include: a timing circuit configured to provide information about a current time; a smart watch circuit configured to provide smart watch functionality; a first battery configured to provide energy to the timing circuit; a second battery configured to provide energy to the smart watch circuit; and a communication circuit configured to provide communication between the timing circuit and the smart watch circuit; wherein the communication circuit includes a safety circuit configured to prevent leakage of current from the first battery to the second battery..
Razer (asia-pacific) Pte. Ltd.

Point-of-use-activated microbattery and biocompatible electronic device incorporating the same

A biocompatible electronic device incorporating a point-of-use-activated microbattery, the biocompatible electronic device comprising: a housing; a sealed control electronics chamber formed within the housing; control electronics contained within the sealed control electronics chamber for controlling the operation of the biocompatible electronic device; a sealed electrode chamber formed within the housing; a plurality of electrodes contained within the sealed electrode chamber and connected to the control electronics; an access port formed within the housing for providing fluid access to the interior of the sealed electrode chamber; and a removable tab for selectively sealing the access port; such that, upon removal of the removable tab, a contacting fluid can contact the electrodes and act as an electrolyte for activating the microbattery, whereby to enable the microbattery to power the control electronics for the biocompatible electronic device.. .
Quantum Medical Innovations Llc

Internal resistance calculation device, recording medium, and internal resistance calculation method

An internal resistance calculation device is provided with: a voltage obtaining portion that obtains the voltage of a secondary battery; a current obtaining portion that obtains the current of the secondary battery; a switching determination portion that determines the presence or absence of switching between charging and discharging of the secondary battery based on the obtained current; an identification portion that identifies a waiting time based on a boundary frequency range in which the diffusion impedance arising from the process of diffusion of a predetermined ion contributes to the impedance of the secondary battery in the impedance spectrum of the secondary battery; and a resistance calculation portion that calculates the internal resistance of the secondary battery based on the voltage and the current obtained after the identified waiting time in a case where it is determined that switching between charging and discharging of the secondary battery is present.. .
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Method and calibrating coulomb counting based state-of-charge estimation

A method for calibrating a coulomb counting based state-of-charge (soc) estimation of a battery cell includes: determining whether the battery cell is in a specific charge state; calibrating an initial value for use in the coulomb counting based soc estimation according to an open circuit voltage (ocv)-based soc of the battery cell if the battery cell is not in the specific charge state; calibrating the initial value according to a predetermined value if the battery cell is in the specific charge state; and applying the calibrated initial value to the coulomb counting based soc estimation and restarting an integration of the coulomb counting based soc estimation based on the calibrated initial value.. .
Mediatek Inc.

Dual voltage battery system for a vehicle

A power management system for a vehicle includes a first battery monitoring module configured to monitor a first state of charge (soc) of a first battery of the vehicle. The first battery has a first nominal voltage.
Gentherm Incorporated

Low voltage led filament array lighting

Low voltage led filament array lighting in accordance with embodiments of the invention are illustrated. One embodiment includes a led array light including a cover component with first and second faces and containing a control circuitry and a battery electrically coupled to the control circuitry, a solar panel in contact with the first face of the cover component and electrically coupled to the control circuitry, and an led filament light bulb in contact with the second face of the cover component and electrically coupled to the control circuitry, wherein the led filament light bulb comprises an array of leds and a fluorescent material, wherein the control circuitry routes electricity generated by the solar panel to the battery for storage when the solar panel is generating electricity, and wherein the control circuitry routes electricity from the battery to the led filament light bulb when the solar panel is not generating electricity..

Dual voltage battery system for a vehicle

A power management system for a vehicle includes a first battery monitoring module configured to monitor a first state of charge (soc) of a first battery of the vehicle. The first battery has a first nominal voltage.
Gentherm Incorporated

Block polymer and polymer electrolyte membrane including same

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

Elevator energy solution

The invention relates to an elevator system comprising: an elevator car; at least one motor operable in two modes wherein in the first mode the at least one motor is consuming electrical energy and in the second mode the at least on motor is generating electrical energy; at least one rechargeable battery coupled to the at least one motor; wherein the at least one rechargeable battery is configured to be charged with an energy generated by the at least one motor when the motor is in the second mode.. .
Kone Corporation

Parachute landing assistant

The embodiments of the parachute landing assistant are comprised of a battery pack, a power switch, an led indicator light; an audio jack; a microcontroller; and a ground proximity sensor. The battery pack is comprised of a power storage means such as alkaline, lithium ion, or other types of battery system.
Plako Llc

Electric bicycle

An electric bicycle having a control unit, a drive unit, a battery unit, a display unit and a remote control unit for display unit, remote control unit being situated in the region of a handlebar grip remote from display unit. According to the present disclosure, electronic control unit is situated in seat tube of bicycle frame..
Biketec Ag

System and controlling regenerative braking of eco-friendly vehicle

A system and method of controlling regenerative braking of an eco-friendly vehicle are provided. The system eliminates a motor over-temperature state during regenerative braking, effectively prevents a chattering phenomenon in which regenerative braking torque is repeatedly increased and reduced after the motor over-temperature state, and consequently, improves the braking safety and operability of the vehicle.
Kia Motors Corporation

A battery pack replacement and explosion-proof system: start to control the second battery pack robot system and the ferry robot to uninstall and install the first battery pack and the second battery pack; the second connection point of the first power supply protector's grounding conductor unloads and absorbs the large current entering along the first power line; the third connection point unloads and absorbs the large current along the second power line; the fifth connection point of the second power surge protector unloads and absorbs the large current along the third power line; the sixth connection point unloads and absorbs the large current along the fourth power line; the first connection point and the fourth connection point unloads and absorbs the large current along the first and the second control line and signal lines of bms, various parts of the grounding conduct currents into the earth through the conductive tyre.. .

Power supply control apparatus, communication system, and power supply control method

In a communication system, ecus are connected to a bus. A relay apparatus receives data that was transmitted by one of the ecus via the bus, and determines, based on the content of the reception, whether or not the power supply from a battery to a transmission source that transmitted the data is to be cut off.
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Motor-generator system

A motor-generator system comprising an internal combustion engine, a motor-generator in driven engagement with the internal combustion engine by an endless belt, the motor-generator, a controller detecting a speed signal of the internal combustion engine, a driver input signal, a battery state signal and a motor-generator signal, the motor-generator operable to provide a motoring torque or a load torque to the internal combustion engine at a predetermined frequency according to a controller command, and the controller controlling the motor-generator torque at a frequency greater than 1 hz such that when the internal combustion engine accelerates the motoring torque is applied to speed the motor-generator rotation and when the internal combustion engine decelerates the load torque is applied to slow motor-generator rotation such that motor-generator rotation is controlled to attenuate a system vibration.. .
Gates Corporation

Cooling system directly in housing

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

Retractable jumper cable vehicle assembly

Method and apparatus are disclosed for retractable jumper cable vehicle assembly. An example vehicle includes an exterior surface, a battery, a retractable cable, a jumper plug coupled to the retractable cable and electrically connected to the battery via the retractable cable, and a compartment along the exterior surface to house the jumper plug when the retractable cable is retracted.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc

Holding apparatus having an integrated contactless charging station, for a strapping device

The problem addressed by the present disclosure is that of creating a possibility for a holding apparatus for a mobile strapping device, in which the mobile strapping device can be held in a predetermined position, which possibility allows strapping processes by way of mobile strapping devices to be made more productive. This problem is solved by a charging station integrated into the holding apparatus for charging a rechargeable battery of the strapping device inserted into the positionally accurate arrangement of the strapping device.
Signode Industrial Group Llc

Electrical work apparatus having vibration decoupling

The invention relates to an electrical work apparatus including an apparatus housing having an electric motor for driving a work tool, a control unit for putting the electric motor into operation, a handle housing having at least one handle for guiding the work apparatus, and a receiving cavity, realized in the handle housing, having an insertion opening for a battery pack for operating the electric motor. For the purpose of decoupling the battery pack in respect of vibration, the handle housing, together with the receiving cavity for the battery pack, is decoupled from the apparatus housing via one and the same antivibration element.
Andreas Stihl Ag & Co. Kg

Sander

A sander includes a motor, a housing, a battery pack, a baseplate and a driving assembly. The motor includes a motor shaft configured to rotate around a first axis.
Nanjing Chervon Industry Co., Ltd.

Pacing output k-factor improvements

In an example, an implantable medical device (imd) includes a hold capacitor configured to deliver an electrical therapy pulse, and charge pump circuitry configured to transfer energy from the battery to the hold capacitor. In this example, the charge pump circuitry comprises a plurality of capacitors, and switching circuitry configured to put the charge pump circuitry into a k-factor mode selected from a group of k-factor modes by opening and closing a combination of switches connected to the plurality of capacitors..
Medtronic, Inc.

Drug delivery device

The present application provides a self-powered drug-delivery device. The device includes a chamber having a wall.
Steadymed Ltd.

Energy management of blood pump controllers

Systems and related methods for supplying power to a medical device employ self-charging serially-connectable portable batteries. A system includes a base module and external battery modules.
Tc1 Llc

Belt vac system

A pest control device and method and kit for pest control. The pest control includes a main body having a curved shape configured to extend partially or completely around a body of a person, a hose, a collection container operably connected to the hose, and a vacuum mechanism containing a motor.

The Swatch Group Research And Development Ltd

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Printed circuit board and a bonding electrode lead of battery to printed circuit board

The present disclosure relates to a printed circuit board connected to a battery, and more particularly, to a printed circuit board having an improved structure connected to an electrode led out from a battery.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Adaptive power regulation of led driver module for emergency lighting

An adaptive power regulation converter for battery powered emergency lighting led driver is disclosed. The power feedback and power compensation circuits regulate the output power to led strings and provides tighten regulated constant power and constant lumens for emergency light during power out time.
Advanced Regulated Power Technology, Inc.

Electrically heated garment

An article of clothing includes a garment body and a heater coupled to the garment body. A battery holder defines a cavity.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Method for determining carrier center frequency and apparatus

The present application relates to the mobile communications field, and in particular, to a technology for determining a carrier center frequency in a wireless communications system. In a method for determining a carrier center frequency, a carrier center frequency used by a base station and ue to communicate is determined according to a frequency band starting frequency, an absolute radio frequency channel number, a frequency band offset, and a relative radio frequency channel number.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Method and device for reading system message

A method and terminal device for reading a system message is provided, including: receiving, by a terminal device, a paging message containing a system message state indication in a discontinuous reception (drx) period, the terminal device includes a terminal device of which the drx period is larger than a broadcast control channel (bcch) modification period; determining, by the terminal device and according to the system message state indication in the paging message, that a system message state changes; reading and recording, by the terminal device, a system message corresponding to a current bcch modification period, or reading and recording a system message corresponding to a next bcch modification period immediately adjacent to the bcch modification period; and communicating by the terminal device according to the read and recorded system message. Thus, the electric quantity of a battery can be saved, so that a ue can reduce power consumption..
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Low power consumption communication method and apparatus

The present invention discloses a low power consumption communication method. The method includes: obtaining, by a first network device, a data interval policy, where the data interval policy is determined according to a task status of the first network device, and the data interval policy includes a data segment length and a time interval between data segments; sending, by the first network device, the data interval policy to a second network device; and sending, by the first network device, data to the second network device according to the data interval policy or receiving data that is sent by the second network device according to the data interval policy.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Real-time location and presence using a push-location client and server

A system for providing real-time always-on location is presented for maintaining the current location of a mobile device, while saving the battery by managing the gps in a power-saving mode while the device is considered to be stationary. The system also provides a real-time location in an indoor environment where a gps signal may not be available.
Mpanion, Inc.

Optimization for priority-based network identifier scans

Battery life of a user equipment (ue) can be extended when the ue is roaming internationally in a country that has multiple carrier networks each utilizing multiple public land mobile network (plmn) identifiers. Scan control tables, stored in a universal integrated circuit card (uicc) of the ue, are populated with the identifiers of a plmn having the highest priority in a defined area (e.g., circle).
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

On-vehicle emergency notification device

The present invention relates to an on-vehicle emergency notification device the notification device is configured to allow a vehicle body number and an emergency notification phone number to be registered therein in the form of a set, so as to enable the notification to the emergency call center, wherein the notification device is configured such that: during execution of a factory mode for performing the registration of the vehicle body number and the emergency notification phone number, rewriting of the vehicle body number is permitted; after the registration of the vehicle body number and the emergency notification phone number is completed and then the factory mode is shifted to a market mode, the rewriting of the vehicle body number is prohibited; and, when it is in the factory mode, the switching to an auxiliary battery is prohibited.. .
Mazda Motor Corporation

Wireless bone conduction ring for voice transmission and receiving

A wireless bone conduction ring for voice transmission and receiving includes a body having an annular structure and capable of being worn on a finger; a wireless receiver installed on the body for communication with other electronic device; a bone conduction voice to vibration converter installed on the body and connected to the wireless receiver; the bone conduction voice to vibration converter receiving voice signals from the wireless receiver and then generating mechanical vibrations according to the received voice signals; wherein when a user's finger contacts skins near his or her ear, the vibration will be transferred to the head bone of the user through the finger wearing the ring; then the vibration is further transferred to the user's hearing organisms so as to have hearing sense; and a battery installed in the body and connected to the wireless receiver for power supply.. .

Mobile terminal

A mobile terminal including a bar-type terminal body having a front side and a rear side; a mobile communication module transmitting and receiving a wireless signal; a touch screen disposed at the front side of the bar-type terminal body, the touch screen including a display module for displaying information and a front touch sensor for sensing a front touch input; a battery disposed in the bar-type terminal body; a cover disposed at the rear side of the bar-type terminal body and covering the battery, the cover having a first through hole and a second through hole; a front camera disposed at the front side of the bar-type terminal body; a rear camera disposed in the first through hole of the cover at the rear side of the bar-type terminal body; a rear input unit provided at the rear side of the bar-type terminal body, the rear input unit including a button member disposed at the second through hole of the cover and a rear touch sensor for sensing a rear touch input applied to the button member; one or more processors; and a memory storing one or more programs configured to be executed by the one or more processors. Further, the front side of the bar-type terminal body is absent any manipulation button for inputting a control command except for the touch screen; wherein a position of the rear input unit is overlapped with a position of the touch screen and is disposed laterally between the rear camera and the battery; wherein in response to receiving the rear touch input via the rear input unit, the one or more processors process the rear touch input as a control command for different functions according to information output to the touch screen; wherein a first function of the different functions releases a locked state of the mobile terminal in response to a first rear touch input applied to the rear touch sensor in a first state that a lock screen is displayed on the touch screen; wherein a second function of the different functions connects an incoming call in response to a second rear touch input applied to the rear touch sensor in a second state that the incoming call is received on the mobile terminal; and wherein a third function of the different functions captures an image through at least one of the front camera and the rear camera in response to a third rear touch input applied to the rear touch sensor in a third state that a camera preview is displayed on the touch screen..
Lg Electronics Inc.

Miniature wireless communication system

A wireless microphone with the remote transmitter using a duplicate of the radio frequency determining circuits of the radio receiver to insure that the remote transmitter frequency tracks the temperature drift of the radio receiver frequency, and also with a compressor to reduce the dynamic range of the sounds captured by the microphone. The superheterodyne radio receiver having small size and low current consumption by wiring the elements of the receiver in series rather than in parallel with the battery avoiding the use of switching regulators and also by using the same amplifier to amplify the antenna signal and the local oscillator signal and by adjusting the local oscillator current based on the strength of the received radio signal.

Charging apparatus

There is a disadvantage that a loss generated in a charging apparatus becomes large. It is determined whether a link voltage vo is equal to or higher than a predetermined value va.
Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Power tool

An electric tool includes: a housing; a motor accommodated in the housing and providing power to a working component, the motor includes a stator including an excitation winding and a rotor including an armature winding, and the excitation winding is connected in series to the armature winding; a first power input unit, capable of connecting to an external ac power source so as to provide an alternating current to the motor; a second power input unit, capable of connecting to a battery component so as to provide a direct current to the motor; and a power source control unit, controlling the motor to obtain power input by using one of the first power input unit and the second power input unit. The electric tool can adapt to an ac power source and a dc power source, and the motor has a simple structure..
Positec Power Tools (suzhou) Co., Ltd.

Low jitter event synchronization across communication links

Various embodiments use prospective synchronization signals early in the signal reception to adjust framing cycles of communication nodes to reduce jitter. Some embodiments temporarily suspend messaging between existing nodes of a communication system while instructing new nodes to generate a beacon according to a beacon schedule.
Ossia Inc.

Sensor for the position determination of a drive system

A sensor for position determination of a drive system comprising: a magnetic sensor adapted to determine the rotational position of a magnet linked to the drive system; at least one hall sensor to determine rotational movement and direction of rotation of the magnet; a microcontroller unit for evaluating data of the magnetic sensor and of the hall sensor; and a rechargeable battery connected to a power supply of the sensor and that represents an alternative power supply, wherein, on a failure of the power supply, the sensor is adapted only to supply the hall sensor and the microcontroller unit with energy from the rechargeable battery when the hall sensor does not detect any rotational movement of the magnet and to supply at least one further component of the sensor with energy from the rechargeable battery when the hall sensor detects a rotational movement of the magnet.. .
Marantec Antriebs- Und Steuerungstechnik Gmbh & Co. Kg

Three-port convertor having integrated magnetic and zero-port current ripple

The present invention provides a three-port converter with magnetic integration and current ripple cancellation. With magnetic integration technology, the number of magnetic rings is reduced, and the number of driving coupling transformers is also reduced, thereby greatly reducing the size and weight of the whole converter; and with a current ripple cancellation branch, the amount of current ripples flowing through the three ports is very low and close to zero.
Shenzhen Aerospace New Power Technology 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.

Light-emitting device, module, and electronic device

To provide a light-emitting device capable of being used in a wide temperature range. To provide a light-emitting device capable of being used in a low-temperature environment and a high-temperature environment.