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A battery having a built-in controller that controls one or more functions of the battery is disclosed. The battery may, for example, control a charge or a discharge cycle of a battery, disconnect an electrochemical cell from the terminals of the battery in an emergency condition, provide electronic identification of all characteristics or conditions, or provide a low remaining charge warning. The battery may be a single-cell battery, a universal single-cell battery, a multiple-cell battery or a multiple-cell hybrid battery. Each individual cell preferably has a built-in controller.

Title
Battery having a built-in controller
Application Number
9/54012
Publication Number
6074775
Application Date
April 2, 1998
Publication Date
June 13, 2000
Inventor
Dragan Danilo Nebrigic
Cincinnati
OH, US
Vladimir Gartstein
Cincinnati
OH, US
Agent
Jacobus C Rasser
Bart S Hersko
Thomas J Osborne Jr
Assignee
The Procter & Gamble Company
OH, US
IPC
H01L 27/02
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