05179335 is referenced by 203 patents and cites 12 patents.

A charger for charging rechargeable batteries including circuitry for supplying electrical charging power to said rechargeable battery so as to rapidly charge said rechargeable battery, interrupting circuitry for repeatedly interrupting said electrical charging power to said rechargeable battery for a preselected timed interval so as to permit the detection of the internal resistance free voltage of said battery during said interruption of said power, electrical comparing circuitry for comparing the internal resistance free voltage of said battery with a preselected reference voltage, and electrical control circuitry for reducing said power to said battery when said internal resistance free voltage exceeds said preselected reference voltage so as to reduce gradually the rate of charging of said rechargeable battery and maintain said internal resistance free voltage of said battery at said preselected reference voltage.

Title
Battery charger
Application Number
7/253703
Publication Number
5179335
Application Date
October 6, 1988
Publication Date
January 12, 1993
Inventor
Jiri K Nor
Oakville
CA
Agent
Donald E Hewson
Assignee
Norvik
CA
IPC
H02J 7/10
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