Valence Technology, Inc.
|Valence Technology, Inc. Patent applications|
|Patent application number||Title||Published|
|20160079779||Batteries, Battery Systems, Battery Submodules, Battery Operational Methods, Battery System Operational Methods, Battery Charging Methods, and Battery System Charging Methods - Batteries, battery systems, battery submodules, battery operational methods, battery system operational methods, battery charging methods, and battery system charging methods are described. According to one aspect, a battery includes a first battery terminal, a second battery terminal, and a plurality of submodules individually comprising a first submodule terminal, a second submodule terminal, a plurality of rechargeable cells electrically coupled between the first and second submodule-terminals, and switching circuitry configured to electrically couple one of the first and second battery terminals with one of the first and second submodule terminals of one of the submodules during an engaged mode of operation of the one of the submodules and to electrically isolate the one of the first and second battery terminals from the one of the first and second submodule terminals of the one of the submodules during a disengaged mode of operation of the one of the submodules.||03-17-2016|
|20150259208||Method of Making Active Materials for Use in Secondary Electrochemical Cells - The present invention provides a method for producing lithium iron phosphate or lithium iron mixed metal phosphate. The method comprises using waste pickling liquor as a starting material wherein the waste pickling liquor is the source of the iron ions in such phosphates. The waste pickling liquor is mixed with lithium hydrogen phosphate, and optionally a source of at least one metal ion. The precipitate is then dried or filtered and calcined to produce a lithium iron phosphate or a lithium iron mixed metal phosphate.||09-17-2015|
|20150123028||Manganese Phosphates and Related Electrode Active Materials - The invention provides electrode active materials comprising lithium or other alkali metals, manganese, a +3 oxidation state metal ion, and optionally other metals, and a phosphate moiety. Such electrode active materials include those of the formula:||05-07-2015|
|20140134865||Electrical Connection Systems, Electrical Apparatuses, and Electrical Connection Members - Electrical connection systems, electrical apparatuses, and electrical connection members are described. In one aspect, an electrical connection system includes a receptacle connection member comprising an electrically conductive sleeve, and an electrically insulative member about at least a portion of an exterior surface of the sleeve, and an insertion connection member comprising an electrically conductive post which is configured to be electrically coupled with an interior surface of the sleeve when the post is inserted into the sleeve, and an electrically insulative member about at least a portion of an exterior surface of the electrically conductive post, and wherein the electrically insulative member of the insertion connection member is spaced from the electrically conductive post, and wherein the electrically insulative member of the receptacle connection member is received between the electrically conductive post and the electrically insulative member of the insertion connection member when the post of the insertion connection member is inserted into the receptacle connection member.||05-15-2014|
|20130214788||Battery Insulation Resistance Measurement Methods, Insulation Resistance Measurement Methods, Insulation Resistance Determination Apparatuses, And Articles Of Manufacture - Battery insulation resistance measurement methods, insulation resistance measurement methods, insulation resistance determination apparatuses, and articles of manufacture are described. According to one aspect, a battery insulation resistance measurement method includes determining a voltage of a battery, determining a voltage of a first terminal of the battery with respect to a ground reference, determining a voltage of a second terminal of the battery with respect to the ground reference, and using the voltages of the battery, the first terminal and the second terminal, determining an insulation resistance of the battery with respect to the ground reference.||08-22-2013|
|20090068080||Method of Making Active Materials For Use in Secondary Electrochemical Cells - The present invention provides for the two step preparation of lithium vanadium phosphate by pre-treatment of a mixture of precursor materials via high pressure at relatively low temperatures in water (hydrothermal pretreatment) and then calcining such hydrothermally pretreated precursors at relatively high temperatures for a period of time sufficient to produce lithium vanadium phosphate. The lithium vanadium phosphate so produced finds use in producing electrodes for electrochemical cells.||03-12-2009|
Patent applications by Valence Technology, Inc.