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Jorge L Garcia, Annamarie Burke, Juan B De La Luz, Charles B Swope, Joseph Patino: Wireless battery charging system having adaptive parameter sensing. Motorola, Barbara R Doutre, October 5, 1999: US05963012 (175 worldwide citation)

A battery pack (304) and battery charging system (300, 400) provides contactless dynamic battery parameter sensing. A proximity sensor (208) is located in the battery pack (304) to monitor battery parameter measurements taken by battery parameter sensors (206). These battery parameter measurements a ...


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Joseph Patino, Daniel M Nigro, John D Fiske II: Method and apparatus for dynamically charging a battery. Motorola, Pedro P Hernandez, July 19, 1994: US05331268 (154 worldwide citation)

A charger (302) determines the voltage baseline of a battery (306) and establishes a voltage range based on the voltage baseline of battery (306). Once the rapid charge rate has terminated and the trickle charge rate commenced, charger (302) monitors the voltage of the battery in order to make sure ...


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Joseph Patino, Henry A Bogut, James L Tidwell: Battery and method for charging/discharging the battery. Motorola, Barbara R Doutre, November 28, 1995: US05471128 (102 worldwide citation)

A battery charging system (200) includes a field-effect transistor (212) as a current discharge protection device in order to prevent current from flowing from battery (222) to charger (202) when charger (202) is not charging or discharging battery (222). The field-effect transistor (212) also prote ...


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Andrew F Burton, Joseph Patino, Russell L Simpson: Method and system for providing induction charging having improved efficiency. Motorola, Akerman Senterfitt, July 12, 2005: US06917182 (72 worldwide citation)

A battery charging system (250) for use with an induction charger (210). The battery charging system can include a secondary coil (252) having a plurality of turns for receiving magnetic flux produced by a primary coil (220) of the induction charger, and a control circuit (254) for controlling a num ...


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Joseph Patino: Voltage cutoff compensation method for a battery in a charger. Motorola, Barbara R Doutre, November 4, 1997: US05684387 (64 worldwide citation)

A battery charging system (300) is capable of maintaining a fully charged battery (304) without overcharging or undercharging the battery regardless of the chemistry type, number of cells, state of charge, or rated charge current. A charging technique (200) allows a charger (306) to sense a capacity ...


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Joseph Patino, Henry A Bogut: Vehicular charger. Motorola, Daniel K Nichols, Pedro P Hernandez, April 6, 1993: US05200688 (53 worldwide citation)

A vehicular battery operated charger (202) for charging an electronic device such as a radio (204) includes a controller (218). Controller (218) determines the battery voltage of the vehicles battery (222) and compares it to a threshold level stored in controller (218). Charger (202) will automatica ...


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Henry A Bogut, Joseph Patino, Allen L Christenson: Method and apparatus for charging a battery powered electronic device. Motorola, Pedro P Hernandez, June 28, 1994: US05325040 (51 worldwide citation)

A battery charger (102) includes an input terminal (124) for receiving control signals from radio (104). The control signals are received by a charge controller (112) which provides a charge rate to radio battery pack (106) which is a function of the control signal. Radio (104) includes a controller ...


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Joseph Patino, Jose M Fernandez, Henry A Bogut: Expanded battery capacity identification scheme and apparatus. Motorola, Juliana Agon, February 2, 1993: US05184059 (50 worldwide citation)

A battery charging system (10) includes a charging path (50) for charging batteries (14) which have a variety of different charging parameters requiring different optimum charging algorithms (58). The battery charging system (10) comprises a charging algorithm sensing circuit (30). At least one batt ...


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Scott M Garrett, Jose M Fernandez, Joseph Patino: Ultrafast rechargeable battery pack and method of charging same. Motorola, Scott M Garrett, November 19, 1996: US05576612 (49 worldwide citation)

A battery pack (10) includes at least one battery cell (16) and a current interrupt device (18) adapted to protect said cells from damage during charging or discharge. The battery pack (10) is further adapted to be recharged at extremely fast recharge rates via the use of a bypass switch (20) which ...


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Joseph Patino: Method and system for battery state of charge estimation by using measured changes in voltage. Motorola, August 29, 2006: US07098666 (37 worldwide citation)

A method (20 or 30) and system (40) for estimating a battery state of charge can include a memory (48) for storing at least one among an impedance value, a plurality of values for V drop 0-1, or a plurality of values for V drop 0-1 normalized for charge or discharge values providing a stored plurali ...