05811959 is referenced by 28 patents and cites 8 patents.

An interface circuit device for safe and efficient charging and/or discharging of any multicelled battery or pack of batteries. The device includes circuitry for protection of said battery or pack of batteries from overcharge, overdischarge and overheating during charge or discharge. The cells of the multicelled battery or individual batteries of the battery pack are charged individually in parallel and discharged together in series through said device, while being individually sensed and individually disconnected by a protective circuitry. The device is preferably part of the product powered by the battery, not part of the battery.

Title
Smart circuit board for multicell battery protection
Application Number
8/775033
Publication Number
5811959
Application Date
December 27, 1996
Publication Date
September 22, 1998
Inventor
Joseph B Kejha
1022 Federick Rd., Meadowbrook, 19046
PA, US
IPC
H07H 10/44
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