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Electricity: battery or capacitor charging or discharging December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20100327800 - High speed feedback for power load reduction using a variable generator: The invention provides systems and methods for control of power charge/discharge from energy storage system. The invention also provides for power monitoring and management, including power management for a variable generator. An intelligent charge system may include a premise sensor, a variable generator sensor, one or more energy storage units,... Agent: Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati
20100327805 - Battery charger: A battery charger (100) includes a base (102) which selectively receives first (104a) and second (104b) battery pods. The battery pods (104a, 104b), which are adapted to receive one or more batteries (212) for charging, have a form factor which facilitates the handling of the pods (104) and the batteries... Agent: Michael C. Pophal Eveready Battery Company Inc
20100327804 - Chargeable electric device: A chargeable electric device includes a rechargeable battery. A secondary coil is arranged to be coupled by electromagnetic induction to a primary coil of a non-contact charger when charging the rechargeable battery. A resonance capacitor is connected to the secondary coil. A rectification unit is connected to the secondary coil.... Agent: J. Rodman Steele Novak Druce & Quigg LLP
20100327802 - Charging device and charging system having same: A charging device includes a charging platform, a number of first electromagnetic induction devices, a first microprocessor, and a first current processing module. The first electromagnetic induction devices are disposed on the charging platform. The first microprocessor is configured for activating the first electromagnetic induction devices and identifying the first... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100327803 - Non-contact charger: A non-contact charger includes a primary coil that transmits power in a non-contact manner to a load device through electromagnetic induction with a secondary coil of the load device when charging the load device, a charger body including the primary coil, and an information notification block fixed to the charger... Agent: J. Rodman Steele Novak Druce & Quigg LLP
20100327801 - Proximity power pad: A polygonal power pad includes an optional connector to connect to a power supply and a power network in the power pad. At least one power connector is coupled to the power network and is disposed on a periphery of the pad. The power connector is operable to receive and... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100327807 - Enhanced battery storage and recovery energy systems: Systems and methods are herein disclosed for efficiently and cost-effectively balancing the voltages across batteries and/or cells in an energy storage system. A controller monitors the battery voltages and instructs regulator circuits to balance voltages between any batteries or sets of batteries having imbalanced voltages. Regulator circuits implementing a modified... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (sv)IPDocketing
20100327806 - Monitoring cells in energy storage system: A system for monitoring an energy storage system composed of multiple cells connected in series has a chain of monitors including at least first and second monitors. The first monitor is configured for monitoring at, least a first cell in the energy storage system to produce first monitored data. The... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100327809 - Charging apparatus and quality judging apparatus for packed battery: A charging controller is provided with a maximum value specifying means specifying a maximum value vmaxon of a cell voltage value based on a dispersion degree σ of a secondary cell, a third judging means judging whether or not the maximum value vmaxon of the cell voltage value, which is... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100327808 - Control unit: A control unit includes a control device that outputs a first command signal to an equalizing unit, which has a discharge circuit for solving a dispersion of cell voltage in respective cells of a battery and a switch unit for connecting the discharge circuit to at least one of the... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20100327810 - Assembled battery charging method and battery charging system: The present invention provides a battery charging system that includes: an assembled battery, in which a plurality of secondary batteries are connected in parallel using valve-regulated lead-acid batteries in which separators impregnated with electrolyte are arranged between mutually opposed plate-like positive electrodes and negative electrodes; and a plurality of charging... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100327811 - Electrode protection in both aqueous and non-aqueous electromechanical cells, including rechargeable lithium batteries: Electrode protection in electrochemical cells, and more specifically, electrode protection in both aqueous and non-aqueous electrochemical cells, including rechargeable lithium batteries, are presented. In one embodiment, an electrochemical cell includes an anode comprising lithium and a multi-layered structure positioned between the anode and an electrolyte of the cell. A multi-layered... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20100327812 - Charging system and method for managing electric quantity of battery: A method for managing electric quantity of a battery is disclosed. The method includes charging a battery normally with a 4.2V voltage when a temperature of the battery is lower than a first threshold temperature; charging the battery continuously when the temperature of the battery is higher than the first... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100327813 - Power management topologies: A power supply topology according to one embodiment includes a first path coupled to a controllable DC power source, a second path coupled to a rechargeable battery, and a third path coupled to a system load, the three paths coupled to a common node. The topology may further include a... Agent: O2m/gtpp
20100327814 - Controlling lithium deposition during manufacture of a battery: The present subject matter provides apparatus and methods for controlling lithium deposition during manufacture of implantable medical device batteries. A method includes processing materials to form the battery and performing a discharge conditioning process step. The discharge conditioning process step includes using a reduced discharge load and applying a discharge... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/bsc-crm
20100327815 - Battery pack: A system and method for battery protection. In some aspects, a battery pack includes a housing, a cell supported by the housing, a circuit supported by a flexible circuit board. The circuit is operable to control a function of the battery pack.... Agent: Michael, Best & Friedrich LLP
20100327816 - Intelligent voltage and current controlled pwm microcontroller type battery charger: An intelligent voltage and current controlled PWM microcontroller type battery charger includes an electromagnetic interference filter, a bridge rectifier, a transformer and a switching power supply of a rectifier as a main structure and operates with a microcontroller unit of a PWM controller for charging various chargeable batteries. The microcontroller... Agent: Hdls Ipr Services
20100327817 - Battery charging circuit: A battery charging circuit comprises: a rectifier circuit (2) for rectifying a three-phase AC voltage outputted from an electric power generator (1) and generating a charge voltage for charging a battery (B); a voltage detection circuit (4) for detecting that the voltage of the battery (B) exceeds a predetermined voltage;... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100327818 - Charge control circuit, and charging device and battery pack incorporated with the same: A charge control circuit that controls a charging section which charges a secondary battery by supplying a charging current to the secondary battery. The charge control circuit includes a voltage detection section which detects a terminal voltage of the secondary battery; a primary charge processing section which performs a charge... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100327819 - Capacitor with an internal dump resistance: The present embodiments provide a capacitor system, comprising a capacitor, a switch, and an internal dump resistor coupled with the switch, such that the switch when activated couples the internal dump resistor with the capacitor to drain a charge from the capacitor.... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery12/23/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100320959 - Expanded range electric vehicle with off-grid battery charger: A low speed electric vehicle (LSV) with an off-grid battery charger to extend the range of the vehicle including an internal combustion battery charging generator carried in the trunk space of the vehicle and an optional solar panel mounted on the roof of the vehicle. The internal combustion battery charging... Agent: Mehrman Law Office, P.C.
20100320960 - Fuel cell system and control method thereof: The present invention provides a fuel cell system including a fuel cell configured to cause reactant gas to be electrochemically reacted to generate electrical power when the reactant gas is supplied to the fuel cell, power consuming equipment such as a reactant gas supply apparatus and a heating device operable... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20100320957 - Method and device for charging rechargeable batteries: Rechargeable batteries are used as a power supply in the most varied electrical devices. Parallel to this, connections with other energy sources are frequently available, at least for part of the time, in order to charge the rechargeable batteries during this time. Particularly efficient lithium ion batteries have the problem... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.
20100320958 - Photovoltaic shell for rechargeable batteries: Photovoltaic shell for charging a rechargeable battery. Photovoltaic shell includes flexible photovoltaic cells wrapped around a rechargeable battery cell. Positive terminal of photovoltaic cells are connected to positive terminal of rechargeable battery cell, and negative terminal of photovoltaic cells are connected to negative terminal of rechargeable battery cell, to provide... Agent: Marina Kawitt
20100320961 - Transport and/or storage container for rechargeable wireless earphones: The invention concerns a transport and/or storage container with integrated charging function (100) for rechargeable wireless earphones (220, 240), comprising a container housing (110), at least one receiving unit (120, 140) for at least partially receiving a rechargeable wireless earphone (220, 240), and an electrical container charging contact (111) for... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100320963 - Contact-less power transfer: There is disclosed a system and method for transferring power without requiring direct electrical conductive contacts. There is provided a primary unit having a power supply and a substantially laminar charging surface having at least one conductor that generates an electromagnetic field when a current flows therethrough and having an... Agent: Warner, Norcross & Judd In Re: Alticor Inc.
20100320962 - Information processing apparatus, program, and information processing system: An information processing apparatus includes an antenna having a variable Q value, the antenna being used for performing communication with an external apparatus in a noncontact manner by using a carrier of a predetermined frequency and charging a battery in a noncontact manner by using the carrier, an obtaining unit... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20100320965 - Apparatus for pulse charging electric vehicles: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for charging electrically powered devices. In accordance with the invention, the device is powered by two storage devices. One storage device is capable of receiving a substantial charge very rapidly while the other storage device requires a longer time to receive a charge. The... Agent: Gray Robinson Attn: Stefan V. Stein/IPDept.
20100320964 - Method and system to charge batteries only while vehicle is parked: Electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle derive all, or at least some, of their power from the electrical grid. The vehicle is provided with a receptacle into which a 110 Volt AC power cord can be plugged. According to the present disclosure, coupling of the external power supply and/or... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C./fgtl
20100320966 - Vehicle charging station having a dual position locking door: A vehicle charging station that includes a power receptacle compartment that includes a power receptacle to receive an electrical plug. The vehicle charging station also includes a door that is hingedly coupled with the power receptacle compartment to cover the power receptacle when the door is closed. The vehicle charging... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100320967 - Rechargeable battery pack with connecting ports for internal and external charging/output operations: The embodiments relate to a rechargeable battery pack capable of both internal and external charging/output operation. The rechargeable battery pack has an internal connecting port, which is configured to directly connect to an internal electrical contact in an electronic device during an internal charging/output operation when such battery pack is... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20100320968 - Electronic apparatus with a function for charging for itself: An electronic apparatus with a function for charging for itself is provided. The apparatus comprises a base part and a cover part, the cover part is connected to the base part through a slide mechanism and the cover part can slide along the base part through the slide mechanism. The... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100320969 - Battery pack: A battery pack is provided with a plurality of battery modules; a pack main body that removably receives the plurality of battery modules; a movable member that prohibits the plurality of battery modules from being attached to and removed from the pack main body at a first position; at least... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100320970 - Passive battery discharge device: A passive battery discharge apparatus located within a cap. The cap extends over battery contacts to be discharged. The discharge apparatus includes a conductive material with specified volumetric resistivity properties that is formed into a pad. The cap is positioned over the contacts so that the pad touches and spans... Agent: Keusey & Associates, P.C.
20100320971 - Portable charging power system for battery-powered devices: A portable power system which contains a battery, which is intended for use as a power source for charging the batteries of portable electronics devices or for powering other electrical systems. It contains a USB connection for power input and a myriad of adapters for connecting the power system with... Agent: D. Peter Hochberg Co. L.p.a.
20100320972 - Positive electrode material for lithium-ion accumulator: p
20100320973 - Charge control circuit: When a control circuit detects from a signal CPO4 that a battery voltage is less than a sixth reference voltage, a constant current operation in VFM control is performed with respect to a switching transistor and a synchronous rectification transistor in accordance with signals RVDET and CPO3. Furthermore, when the... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP12/16/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100315035 - Autonomous module with extended operational life and method fabrication the same: An autonomous power module is a module that supplies electrical power to the electronic devices or systems it is designed to power. It consists of a battery module, energy harvesting module and controller module. The purpose of the autonomous power module is to provide means of supplying electrical power to... Agent: Nickolai S Belov
20100315036 - Charger and combination of the charger and a socket panel: A charger has its one side provided with terminals. The charger is provided with a connector. The terminals and the connector are electrically connected with a charging circuit within the charger. The charger has a panel connecting piece for connecting to a socket panel. The present invention further provides a... Agent: Nikolai & Mersereau, P.A.
20100315037 - Resistor testing circuit and battery charger including resistor testing circuit: A resistor testing circuit for a battery charger that tests divisional resistors used to estimate the resistance of a thermistor in a battery pack. The battery charger when activated conducts a self test. In the self test, switches are sequentially switched to form groups of resistors and test the connection... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20100315038 - Battery charging pad employing magnetic induction: The battery charging pad comprises a moving mechanism 13 that moves the transmitting coil 11, and a position detection controller 14 that detects the position of a device housing a battery 50 and controls the moving mechanism to move the transmitting coil in close proximity to a receiving coil 51.... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20100315039 - Device housing a battery and charging pad: A device housing a battery 50 includes a receiving coil 51, and a charging pad 10 includes a transmitting coil 11 that magnetically couples with, and supplies charging power to the receiving coil 51. The device further includes a modulator circuit 61 that changes the impedance of the receiving coil... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20100315040 - Charging device and charging structure: A charging device includes an air nozzle that prevents power-feeding-side terminals from becoming wet by blasting air, fitting switches operated when a power feeding connector is removed from a connector holding portion, and an ECU that activates an air compressor and a vacuum pump on the basis of operations of... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20100315041 - Portable phone holder and charger with quick release feature: A portable electronic device holder and charger with quick release feature for holding and charging a portable electronic device such as a cellular phone. The portable electronic device holder and charger includes a cradle portion with electrical contacts adapted to contact with electrical recharging contacts on a portable electronic device... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100315043 - Fault tolerant modular battery management system: A modular battery management system for managing a plurality of batteries and driving a load includes a plurality of battery management control modules; a plurality of bi-directional voltage converter modules respectively connected to the batteries and connected to the battery management control modules, the bi-directional voltage converter modules being connected... Agent: Byip, Ltd.
20100315042 - Intelligent lithium-battery-activating charging device: An intelligent lithium-battery-activating charging device is connectable between a charging power source and an application electrical device and contains an internal circuit that builds up a charging/discharging mode to correspond the charging power source to a lithium battery accommodated in the application electrical device. After a short time period of... Agent: Leong C. Lei
20100315044 - System for preventing deep battery discharge: A battery management system for managing the voltage of a battery cell, such as a lithium ion battery, is disclosed. The battery management system comprises a semiconductor switch coupled to the battery cell, wherein the semiconductor switch is in an on condition when the voltage across the battery cell exceeds... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20100315045 - Wireless power transmission system: The wireless power transmission is a system for providing wireless charging and/or primary power to electronic/electrical devices via microwave energy. The microwave energy is focused to a location in response to receiving a beacon signal from a beacon device by a power transmitter having one or more adaptively-phased microwave array... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20100315046 - System for energy harvesting and/or generation, storage, and delivery: A device and method for harvesting, generating, storing, and delivering energy to a load, particularly for remote or inaccessible applications. The device preferably comprises one or more energy sources, at least one supercapacitor, at least one rechargeable battery, and a controller. The charging of the energy storage devices and the... Agent: Peacock Myers, P.C.12/09/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100308765 - Hybrid energy storage system, renewable energy system including the storage system, and method of using same: This disclosure generally relates to stabilizing energy provided by an energy source, and more particularly to systems and methods for using multiple types of energy storage devices to selectively capture and provide energy. An energy source provides energy, and the energy storage devices selectively capture energy provided by the energy... Agent: Patent Docket Department Armstrong Teasdale LLP
20100308766 - Green switch: An energy saving device having a physical or electronic switch adapted to minimize energy use when not needed where the switch is securable to an adapter plug of an AC/DC power adapter. The switch includes an actuation button where attachment of a rechargeable device to the adapter plug allows electricity... Agent: Bruce Erickson
20100308767 - Method and system for distributed battery charging utilizing leaky wave antennas: Methods and systems for distributed battery charging utilizing leaky wave antennas (LWAs) are disclosed and may include receiving RF signals in a wireless device from one or more wireless devices via one or more LWAs, generating power within the first wireless device from the received RF signals, and charging one... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100308768 - Docking bays for recharging vehicle batteries: Docking bays for providing energy to vehicles having a rechargeable battery are disclosed. A given docking bay includes a pair of normally de-energized, unprotected, docking bay contacts for making electrical contact with cooperative vehicle contacts when the vehicle is driven into the docking bay. Typically the vehicle will be an... Agent: Gordopn E Dower
20100308769 - Method and system for managing charge of automated guided vehicle: While construction is easily applied to a line, a main route and a charge route can always be managed so as to accommodate a fixed number of vehicles without delaying conveyance along the main route even if the number of fully-charged AGVs (automated guided vehicles) is large or zero, whereby... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100308770 - Method and system for charging a series battery: Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system for charging a series battery, wherein the series battery is comprised of a set of banks which are connected in series, so that the same charging current passes through each bank. During the charging process, the system measures a voltage across... Agent: Pvf -- Apple Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100308771 - System and method for protection of battery pack: A battery system includes a battery pack, an electrical interface and a load discharging the battery pack. The battery pack is used to provide a power supply and includes a monitor which is configured to monitor a battery status of the battery pack. The electrical interface is coupled to the... Agent: Patent Prosecution O2mirco , Inc.
20100308772 - System and method for using stored electrical energy to quiet power sensitive measurement circuits: The present invention is a system and method for temporarily storing electrical energy to power sensitive measurement circuits. In one embodiment, a switch-mode power converter is operable to charge an energy storage device. After the energy storage device is sufficiently charged, the switch-mode power converter is powered off so that... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department
20100308773 - Battery charger with temperature control: A battery charger integrated circuit with temperature control is disclosed that includes a temperature sensor circuit and a charging current generator circuit. Upon receiving a temperature reading voltage (VDT), the temperature sensing circuit is operable to generate a second reference voltage (VREF) that is a function of the first reference... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20100308774 - Computer system and control method thereof: A computer system include: a system unit; a charging unit which outputs a charging current to a battery unit for supplying electric power to the system unit; and a first temperature compensating unit which selectively adjusts the level of the charging current so that the temperature of the charging unit... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20100308775 - Battery pack and secondary battery system: A battery pack is a battery pack chargeable a normal charge and a quick charge, and includes: a normal charging terminal 10 (11, 12) configured to apply a current of a first predetermined value to a battery cell; and a quick charging terminal 30 (31, 32) configured to apply to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100308776 - Battery charger: A charger for lithium battery pack has a voltage input terminal, a current control module and a voltage output terminal including a voltage-rising module and a voltage-detecting module connected with the voltage-rising module and the voltage input terminal.... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20100308777 - Circuit and method of operation for an electrical power supply: A battery charging circuit comprising: a semiconductor switch having an output connected to a rechargeable battery; a battery charge controller for receiving power from an external source, and supplying output power to a portable device and the input of the semiconductor switch, the current output of the battery charge controller... Agent: Rim/finnegan12/02/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category
20100301798 - Method for controlling solar charge device and portable terminal using the same: A method for controlling a solar charge device and a portable terminal using the same by registering a driver software for controlling the solar charge device in an operating system. Upon booting of the portable terminal, and enabling the charge detection terminal every set given time period stored in the... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20100301797 - Method of battery charging and power control in conjunction with maximum power point tracking: A method of providing power includes providing no power to an output device if the output device cannot or should not use power. If the output device can use power, power is provided to the output device from an input source. If power available at the input source would not... Agent: The Marbury Law Group, PLLC
20100301799 - Power control circuit and battery module including the same: This invention provides a power control circuit and a battery module including the same. The power control circuit is provided in an electronic device and is connected a solar power supply. The electronic device includes a first battery and a second battery. The power control circuit includes a processing unit... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100301800 - Multi-purpose battery jump starter and reconditioner: A multi-purpose battery jump starter and reconditioner. The device is portable and includes electronic circuitry for use in desulfating lead-acid batteries. A rechargeable internal battery permits operation in remote conditions. Accessories include an air compressor, DC outlet, USB outlet, and light to cause cycling of the battery for optimum life.... Agent: Mchale & Slavin, P.A.
20100301801 - Device for mechanically and electrically connecting a portable, battery-operated apparatus and portable, battery-operated apparatus: A device is provided for mechanically and electrically connecting a portable, battery-operated apparatus in order to operate the apparatus and/or to charge its battery. The device includes a receiving area for the apparatus as well as a first coil arrangement, which is disposed on, in or under the receiving area... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20100301802 - Charging apparatus: The charging apparatus supplying power from a power source to a vehicle includes a body, a cable, a communication device, a starting switch and a controller. The controller is connected to the communication device and the starting switch for controlling the power supply from the power source to the charging... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100301804 - Battery charger with mechanism to automatically load and unload batteries: A mechanism is disclosed for loading/unloading one or more rechargeable batteries. The mechanism includes one or more charging compartments configured to receive one or more rechargeable batteries and a first actuator configured to cause the one or more rechargeable batteries to be displaced from a first position to a second... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100301803 - Charging device and algorithm for charging nimh batteries: A method of charging or recharging a NiMH battery. The disclosure further relates to a charging station and a system. The object of the disclosure is to provide a charging algorithm that charges the battery in a relatively short time and at the same time is relatively gentle as regards... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20100301805 - Charger: A charger capable of clamping portable communication device is provided. The charger includes a body, a securing portion, and at least one elastic element, wherein the at least one elastic element is deformable elastically when electricity power is supplied thereto, and recoverable to its normal shape when the power is... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100301806 - Rechargeable electric herb grinder: A rechargeable electric herb grinder according to one embodiment comprises a grinder housing having one or more of housing compartments attachable to each other along a separating joint, a grinding chamber for receiving an herb, the grinding chamber being formed inside the grinder housing by the housing compartments and a... Agent: Patent Jurist
20100301807 - Modular battery system having battery monitoring and data collection capability: Disclosed herein is a modular battery system having at least one subsystem comprising a plurality of battery modules connected in series or parallel, wherein each subsystem preferably having a first endplate and a second endplate. The battery modules may be bound between the first and second endplates. A plurality of... Agent: Cobasys, LLC
20100301808 - Charging device and portable electronic device employing the same: A charging device for recharging a battery includes an electric energy generating module, a voltage regulating module, and a battery electrically connected. The electric energy generating module converts kinetic energy into electric energy and outputs an unstable voltage. The voltage regulating module stabilizes the unstable voltage into stable voltage. The... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss
20100301809 - Overcurrent and ground fault protection in a networked charging station for electric vehicles: A networked charging station for electric vehicles protects against overcurrent and ground fault conditions. Upon detecting an overcurrent condition or a ground fault condition, the networked charging station for electric vehicles de-energizes a charging point connection to prevent electric current from flowing between an electric vehicle and the networked charging... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100301810 - Systems and methods for electric vehicle charging: Methods and systems are provided to charge a vehicle battery from an external power source. The system includes a sensor configured to detect an electrical current received from the external power source and a processor configured to determine a charging schedule related to charging the vehicle battery. The processor is... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gm)
20100301812 - Battery charging circuit: A battery charging circuit that stabilizes operation when switching between charge modes includes first and second transistors. The first transistor has a source connected to a first switch circuit. The first switch circuit connects the second transistor to either one of first and second external terminals. A mode switch circuit... Agent: Onda Techno Intl. Patent Attys.
20100301811 - Battery charging circuit and battery charger: A battery charging circuit and a battery charger that stabilizes operation when switching between charging modes. The battery charging circuit includes first and second transistors that form a current mirror circuit with an output transistor. The source terminal of the first transistor is connected to a first resistor, and the... Agent: Onda Techno Intl. Patent Attys.
20100301813 - Method for charging lithium batteries with power dissipation control: Herein described are at least methods and systems to control power dissipation while charging a device. In a representative embodiment, the method comprises first monitoring a first voltage output by a charger used for said charging a battery of a device, second monitoring a second voltage at the battery, first... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, LtdPrevious industry: Electricity: motive power systems
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