Paul M Meadows, Carla Mann Woods, David K Peterson, Joey Chen, David H Payne: Rechargeable spinal cord stimulator system. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, Philip H Lee, May 17, 2005: US06895280 (580 worldwide citation)

A spinal cord stimulation (SCS) system includes multiple electrodes, multiple, independently programmable, stimulation channels within an implantable pulse generator (IPG) which channels can provide concurrent, but unique stimulation fields, permitting virtual electrodes to be realized. The SCS syst ...

Jose M Fernandez, Jaime A Borras: Contactless battery charger with wireless control link. Motorola, Scott M Garrett, February 6, 2001: US06184651 (370 worldwide citation)

In a contactless charging system charging energy is transferred across an inductive coupler to charge a battery (

Frederick A Stich, Thomas G Hubert, David L Layden, Donald K Zahrte: Uninterruptible power system. Best Power Technology Incorporated, Foley & Lardner, February 11, 1997: US05602462 (281 worldwide citation)

An uninterruptible power system has a transformer with a primary connected to input terminals, a secondary connected to output terminals, a static switch connected between the input terminals and the primary, and an auxiliary primary connected to an inverter which is supplied by a battery to provide ...

Harry A Linden: Method and apparatus for sterilizing and charging batteries. Hall Surgical Division of Zimmer, Stuart E Kreiger, February 3, 1987: US04641076 (275 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing sterile, charged batteries for use in a sterile field. The method includes the steps of placing at least one battery in a sterilization container, sterilizing the battery within the container, charging the battery while maintaining it in a sterile state within th ...


Michael A Faltys, Janusz A Kuzma, Thomas H R Lenarz, Alfred E Mann: Fully implantable cochlear implant system. Advanced Bionics Corporation, Bryant R Gold, August 7, 2001: US06272382 (251 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a fully implantable cochlear implant system (FICIS) that allows various configurations of different modules to be combined so as to meet the needs of a particular patient, including very young patients. At least three main modules are used in the FICIS, including (1) a ...

Yashdeep Kumar, Donald Malackowski: Battery charger especially useful with sterilizable, rechargeable battery packs. Stryker Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis P C, January 25, 2000: US06018227 (209 worldwide citation)

A battery charger (20) for charging batteries to which different charging currents are applied in different instruction sequences. The charger includes a microprocessor (124) that controls the generation of current by a current source (110). A removable module (26) is attached to the charger for hol ...

Ling yuan Tseng: Combined parking meter and electric-vehicle battery charger with remote status receiver. Gifford Krass Groh Sprinkle Patmore Anderson & Citkowski, October 8, 1996: US05563491 (207 worldwide citation)

A combined parking meter/battery charger station includes a detachable remote receiver to inform the vehicle operator of charge-level status and other information. Upon sufficient payment or credit, the remote receiver is released so that it may be carried away from the charging station. The receive ...

Jiri K Nor: Battery charger. Norvik, Donald E Hewson, January 12, 1993: US05179335 (203 worldwide citation)

A charger for charging rechargeable batteries including circuitry for supplying electrical charging power to said rechargeable battery so as to rapidly charge said rechargeable battery, interrupting circuitry for repeatedly interrupting said electrical charging power to said rechargeable battery for ...

Stan S Hahn: Universally interchangeable and modular power supply with integrated battery charger. Asian Micro Sources, Adam H Tachner, Nathan P Crosby Heafey Roach & May Koenig, July 15, 1997: US05648712 (186 worldwide citation)

An integrated power supply and battery charger with interchangeable and collapsible plug capacity and interchangeable power input modules includes a casing, an electrical plug detachably mounted in the casing and including collapsible prongs, allowing the user to accommodate myriad combinations of p ...