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Shizuo Morioka, Yuichi Saitoh: Device for detecting residual capacity of battery. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, July 18, 1989: US04849700 (162 worldwide citation)

A device for detecting the residual capacity of a battery comprises a battery current measuring circuit for measuring battery current, a battery voltage measuring circuit for measuring battery voltage, a converting circuit for converting the measured current into a voltage value, based on the intern ...


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Hironori Ito, Shigeru Sekine, Masahiko Kasashima, Hisao Tsukazawa, Yuichiro Hino, Shizuo Morioka, Nobuyuki Hosoya, Yoshiaki Ukiya, Katsuo Ozawa, Hirohito Motomiya, Masaru Harashima, Masahiko Hagiwara, Masanori Morita, Akihiko Uchida, Naoki Tashiro, Masayasu Tanaka, Keiichi Mitsui, Naoki Isooka: Battery set structure and charge/discharge control apparatus for lithium-ion battery. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, May 9, 2000: US06060864 (62 worldwide citation)

In a battery-driven portable computer, a battery pack is constituted by m battery sets connected in series each including n lithium-ion secondary battery cells connected in parallel. A voltage monitor for monitoring the voltage of the terminal electrode of each battery set and a charger for independ ...


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Hironori Ito, Shigeru Sekine, Masahiko Kasashima, Hisao Tsukazawa, Yuichiro Hino, Shizuo Morioka, Nobuyuki Hosoya, Yoshiaki Ukiya, Katsuo Ozawa, Hirohito Motomiya, Masaru Harashima, Masahiko Hagiwara, Masanori Morita, Akihiko Uchida, Naoki Tashiro, Masayasu Tanaka, Keiichi Mitsui, Naoki Isooka: Battery set structure and charge/discharge control apparatus for lithium-ion battery. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, May 16, 2000: US06064179 (54 worldwide citation)

A battery charge circuit using a constant voltage/constant current to power charge a plurality of battery packs, a current detection circuit to detect a charge current according to a predetermined value, and control mechanisms to maintain a constant voltage charge mode when the charge current value ...


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Shigeru Sekine, Masahiko Kasashima, Hisao Tsukazawa, Shizuo Morioka, Nobuyuki Hosoya, Yoshiaki Ukiya, Hirohito Motomiya, Masaru Harashima, Masanori Morita, Akihiko Uchida, Masayasu Tanaka, Keiichi Mitsui: Battery set structure and charge/discharge control apparatus for lithium-ion battery. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, May 11, 1999: US05903131 (36 worldwide citation)

In a battery-driven portable computer, a battery pack is constituted by m battery sets connected in series each including n lithium-ion secondary battery cells connected in parallel. A voltage monitor for monitoring the voltage of the terminal electrode of each battery set and a charger for independ ...


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Shizuo Morioka, Nobuyuki Hosoya, Yoshiaki Ukiya, Katsuo Ozawa, Masayasu Tanaka: System for executing charge control of a secondary battery and detecting the capacitance thereof. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, November 3, 1998: US05831412 (16 worldwide citation)

A system comprises a rechargeable battery charged with a constant voltage and a charger. The battery includes a storage unit storing identification data and control voltage data and the charger is assigned identification data. The charger reads the identification data from the storage unit and charg ...


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Shizuo Morioka: Power supply device. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, February 6, 2007: US07173400 (13 worldwide citation)

A power supplying power supply circuit which supplies power to an N-phase PWM control DC/DC converter power supply circuit multiplies the output voltage thereof by 1/N by use of a voltage divider and outputs the result of multiplication to the inverting input terminal of an error amplifier. Further, ...


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Shizuo Morioka, Nobuyuki Hosoya, Yoshiaki Ukiya, Katsuo Ozawa, Masayasu Tanaka: System for executing charge control of a secondary battery and detecting the capacitance thereof. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, December 2, 1997: US05694021 (13 worldwide citation)

A system comprises a rechargeable battery charged with a constant voltage and a charger. The battery includes a storage unit storing charge voltage data. The charger reads the charge voltage data from the storage unit and charges the battery in accordance with the read charge voltage data. In one as ...


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Yoshiaki Ukiya, Shizuo Morioka: Circuit module having connectors, and electronic apparatus incorporating the circuit module. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, December 25, 2001: US06332783 (9 worldwide citation)

A circuit module comprising a circuit board, a high-voltage element electrically connected to the circuit board, and an electrically insulting cover covering the high-voltage element. The high-voltage element has a first output terminal for outputting a reference voltage and a second output terminal ...


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Shizuo Morioka: System and method for controlling charging of secondary battery that requires constant-voltage charge control. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, February 24, 1998: US05721480 (6 worldwide citation)

In a system for charging a rechargeable battery with constant voltage, a power supply supplies a voltage increased with time. An overvoltage generating circuit outputs an overvoltage signal for a first predetermined period when a supplied voltage to the rechargeable battery exceed a reference voltag ...


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Hirohito Motomiya, Shizuo Morioka: Information processing apparatus and power supply control method. Kabuhsiki Kaisha Toshiba, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 23, 2011: US08006109 (2 worldwide citation)

According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a housing, a power supply incorporated in the housing, a conversion unit which converts a voltage supplied from the power supply, a detection unit which detects a voltage supplied from the power supply, and a control unit whic ...