05214370 is referenced by 136 patents and cites 4 patents.

A battery charger control includes a thermal sensor attached to the battery being charged. If the temperature readings indicate a thermal runaway condition the charging current output is adjusted in accord with the temperature reading by means of voltage injeciton into an output sense lead of the charging circuitry as a means of achieving a control that prevents thermal runaway of the battery while still permitting continuous charging of the battery.

Title
Battery charger with thermal runaway protection
Application Number
7/759357
Publication Number
5214370
Application Date
September 13, 1991
Publication Date
May 25, 1993
Inventor
Kenneth J Timm
Rockwall
TX, US
Charles E Harm
Dallas City
TX, US
Agent
Alfred G Steinmetz
Assignee
AT&T Bell Laboratories
NJ, US
IPC
H02J 7/04
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