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9035619 Battery cell temperature detection  
Temperature characteristics of battery cells are detected. In accordance with one or more embodiments, an intercept frequency is detected for each battery cell, at which frequency an imaginary...
9030173 Identifying and amerliorating a deteriorating condition for battery networks in-situ  
A temperature is measured for each terminal of the battery unit. The magnitude and sign of a temperature differential is calculated from the temperatures. The temperature differential is then...
9030170 Method and device for controlling hybrid functions in a motor vehicle  
In a method and a device for controlling hybrid functions in a motor vehicle, including at least one control unit, hybrid functions of a motor vehicle are controlled by the control unit, the...
9030165 Operating machine  
An operating machine includes: a charging time estimation unit that estimates a first estimated charging time required to restore a capacity of a first battery from a first estimated residual...
9018905 Battery management apparatus of high voltage battery for hybrid vehicle  
The present invention relates to a battery management apparatus of a high voltage battery for a hybrid vehicle, in more detail, a battery management apparatus of a high voltage battery for a...
9007028 Control device for electric power storage device and vehicle equipped with the same  
A control device controls charging/discharging of an electric power storage device for supplying electric power to a load device. The control device includes: a limit value setting unit setting a...
9007033 Battery temperature detection and parasitic resistance compensation system  
The present application provides systems and methods for battery temperature detection and parasitic resistance compensation. Compensation circuitry is provided to generate a compensation current,...
9007027 Charge management for energy storage temperature control  
Charging and discharging an energy storage device (ESD) generates heat and may prevent its temperature from dropping to unsafe levels. By monitoring and managing the charge and discharge of an ESD...
9000731 Battery discharge system and method of operation thereof  
A battery based power supply assembly is disclosed. The system comprises a discharge initiating device and a plurality of battery modules electrically connected with one another. Each of the...
8994339 Battery temperature compensation with closed-loop fan control  
A dual-loop control configuration employs battery temperature as a feedback metric in order to prevent overheating when recharging batteries. Temperature sensors are used to obtain the battery...
8988046 Electronic device using rechargeable batteries and battery status control method applicable thereto  
An electronic device includes: a plurality of parallel-connection battery groups; and a plurality of battery balance circuits, respectively coupled to the parallel-connection battery groups, when...
8988045 Method for charging or discharging a battery in order to determine the end of charging or discharging on the basis of measurements of current and temperature  
The method for charging or discharging a battery comprises measurement of the voltage at the terminals of the battery and comparison of the measured voltage with an end of charging or discharging...
8981731 Charger and electronic apparatus system  
A charger capable of charging an electronic apparatus includes a charger main body having a power output unit which output charging power, a connection unit which is attached to the charger main...
8961004 Battery phase meter to determine internal temperatures of lithium-ion rechargeable cells under charge and discharge  
Methods and systems to determine an internal temperature of a rechargeable lithium-ion cell based on a phase shift of the cell. Internal cell temperature may be determined with respect to an...
8950533 Cooling arrangement for a component in a vehicle  
A cooling arrangement is disclosed for a vehicle having a first component, a first duct, and a cooling fan configured to deliver air through the first duct to the first component when the cooling...
8947023 Battery control device and motor drive system  
In a memory, the surface temperature and the internal resistance of an assembled battery detected under the condition where a difference between the surface and the internal temperature is within...
8928274 Battery module and method for determining battery ID and temperature  
A battery module for a portable electronic device is disclosed. The battery module is connected with the portable electronic device with at least three contacts. The battery module includes a...
8928272 Method for controlling charging voltage of 12V auxiliary battery for hybrid vehicle  
The present invention provides a method for controlling a charging voltage of a 12V auxiliary battery for a hybrid vehicle, which can (1) improve charging efficiency of an auxiliary battery by...
8922152 Temperature protection device  
A temperature protection device basically includes a temperature detector, a temperature estimator, an overheated determining component and an overheating protection component. The temperature...
8914173 Method and system for conditioning an energy storage system (ESS) for a vehicle  
A method and system for conditioning an energy storage system (ESS) for a vehicle, like a high-voltage battery or a fuel cell used for vehicle propulsion. It may be detrimental for a high-voltage...
8907631 Adaptive charging technique and circuitry for a battery/cell using multiple charge circuits and temperature data  
A system to recharge a battery including a first current-voltage source to generate a first signal, a second current-voltage source to generate a second signal, a first inductor-capacitor circuit...
8901878 Transcutaneous charging device  
A transcutaneous charging device for charging an implant comprising: a power input;a conversion circuit to convert power from said power input to transcutaneously charge said implant;a control;...
8899492 Method of controlling system temperature to extend battery pack life  
A method for actively cooling the battery pack of an electric vehicle after the vehicle has been turned off, thereby limiting the adverse effects of temperature on battery life, is provided....
8890483 Protection circuit, battery pack and charging system  
A protection circuit having: a connecting terminal for receiving a voltage for charging a rechargeable battery; a switching element interposed between the connecting terminal and the rechargeable...
8886479 Charge state detecting device for battery pack and method for detecting charge state  
A total SOC of a battery pack including a collection of a plurality of battery blocks is calculated based on a plurality of block SOCs representing respective stored charge amounts in the...
8884589 Method and system for power switch temperature regulation  
The invention is related to a method and system for temperature regulation of a power switch during charging of a portable device. The method includes the steps of establishing a connection...
8878496 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Charger and electronic apparatus system
 
A charger capable of charging an electronic apparatus includes a charger main body having a power output unit which output charging power, a connection unit which is attached to the charger main...
8878497 Image processing apparatus  
An image processing apparatus, including: a rechargeable battery that includes a temperature detecting terminal from which temperature status of the rechargeable battery is obtained; a connector...
8860376 Semiconductor integrated circuit device, electronic apparatus, and charging controller for secondary battery  
A charging control circuit for a secondary battery includes a temperature detection terminal for detecting the temperature of a secondary battery from an input detected voltage; a temperature...
8854012 Management of high-voltage lithium-polymer batteries in portable electronic devices  
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that manages use of a battery corresponding to a high-voltage lithium-polymer battery in a portable electronic device. During operation, the system...
8854009 Mobile terminal, method of protecting battery, and battery protection program  
A mobile terminal apparatus including a battery, a temperature detection section that detects a temperature of the battery, a voltage detection section that detects a battery voltage of the...
8854216 Power transmission device, wireless power supply system, and wireless power supply device  
A power transmission device includes a power supply unit configured to supply power by a resonance frequency for magnetic resonance; a power transmission resonance coil capable of magnetic...
8847544 Power supply device for electric powered vehicle, control method thereof, and electric powered vehicle  
An electric load is electrically connected to a path between an external power supply and a power storage device. An ECU executes temperature-rise control, when the temperature of the power...
8847551 Discharging batteries  
Discharging a battery is accomplished by: applying an electrical stimulus to the battery; measuring a response to the electrical stimulus, the measured response providing an indication of...
8825251 Device for performing energy management in an electric vehicle  
A device for performing energy management in an electric vehicle which can be driven at least partially by an electric machine which can be supplied with electrical energy by a rechargeable...
8816642 Method for using a stand-alone system connected to a battery  
A method for using a stand-alone system, provided with an actuator connected to a battery, comprises during a discharging phase of the battery at a predetermined current the measurement of a...
8816646 Secondary battery controller and method for controlling secondary battery, and electronic apparatus  
A secondary battery controller and a method for controlling a secondary battery that can increase the continuous operating time of an apparatus. The secondary battery controller includes a...
8816647 Battery heating circuits and methods using resonance components in series based on current limiting and voltage inversion with bi-directionality  
According to some embodiments of the present invention, a battery heating circuit includes a switch unit, a switching control module, a damping component, an energy storage circuit, and an energy...
8816645 Integrated battery unit with cooling and protection expedients for electric vehicles  
Methods of and apparatus for removing heat generated by cells of a battery pack. The method and apparatus may employ one or more fan modules disposed between or next to cells of the battery pack,...
8803485 High efficiency adaptive power conversion system and method of operation thereof  
A power conversion system is disclosed. The system comprises a plurality of power conversion modules and a controller that turns on/off each power conversion module separately based on changing...
8803477 Battery module for high-current rapid charging  
A high-current rapid charging battery module for an electric vehicle including a case, one or more battery cells inside the case, a ventilation system that draws air upward through holes in the...
8796997 Lithium polymer battery powered intravenous fluid warmer  
A lithium polymer (LiPo) battery pack having LiPo battery cells is provided which includes battery protection circuitry, charging circuitry, cell balancing circuitry, and control and communication...
8786260 Thermal control of electric storage device  
There is provided a method of thermally controlling an electric storage device. The method comprises increasing cooling medium supplied to the electric storage as an electric charge stored in the...
8779725 System and method for improved battery protection cutoff  
Improved protection for a rechargeable battery from damage by being discharged below a cut-off voltage is provided. The measured voltage of a battery under load is lower than the measured voltage...
8779728 Apparatus for preheating a battery pack before charging  
A system for charging a battery pack of an electric vehicle comprises a heater for pre-heating the battery pack so that the battery pack is able to accept a charge from a charger. The battery pack...
8779723 Battery charge/discharge control apparatus  
A battery charge/discharge control apparatus for a vehicle capable of driving an electric motor by a battery is provided. Temperature of the battery is detected, temperature history distribution...
8766566 System for causing temperature rise in battery  
A battery temperature rise causing system has a converting unit for converting voltage of electric power held in one of a rechargeable battery and an accumulator and applies the converted voltage...
8742762 Accumulator control device and method and system for auxiliary electrical power supply  
An accumulator control device includes a first electrical connection configured to connect the accumulator control device to a local accumulator. A second electrical connection is connected to the...
8741456 Battery temperature control apparatus and battery temperature control method  
A battery temperature control apparatus capable of controlling the temperature of a battery to reach a suitable condition is provided. Thermal capacity determining unit 61, based on the...
8729866 Sulfide-based all-solid-state lithium secondary battery system  
In an all-solid-state lithium secondary battery provided with a sulfide-based electrolyte-containing layer, the production of hydrogen sulfide is effectively inhibited without deteriorating...