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Rik W A A De Doncker, Robert D King: Technique for decoupling the energy storage system voltage from the DC link voltage in AC electric drive systems. General Electric Company, Jill M Breedlove, Marvin Snyder, December 13, 1994: US05373195 (185 worldwide citation)

An ac electric drive system includes a bidirectional power semiconductor interface between a battery, or an auxiliary energy storage device, and a power inverter for boosting an input dc voltage and for decoupling the dc link voltage from the input dc voltage such that the dc link voltage is substan ...


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Adam C Bennett, Jyjen F Sah, Gregory A Hubbard: Automatic engine stop and restart mode for reducing emissions of a hybrid electric vehicle. General Motors Corporation, December 14, 2004: US06832148 (165 worldwide citation)

This novel silent operating mode for a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) reduces noise and emissions compared to traditional HEV operating modes. It is a complementary series of software control functions that allows the vehicle to operate with reduced noise and emissions where specifically needed, whil ...


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William R Cawthorne, Gregory A Hubbard: Method for adjusting battery power limits in a hybrid electric vehicle to provide consistent launch characteristics. General Motors Corporation, Leslie C Hodges, March 15, 2005: US06868318 (153 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for improving the performance of an energy storage system that incorporates a high density electrical energy storage device, such a battery or ultracapacitor. The method may be implemented in an energy storage system of a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) as a computer control algo ...


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Bradford Bates, Ronald I Sims, Rodney J Tabaczynski: Hybrid drive system. Ford Motor Company, Roger L May, Damian Porcari, June 7, 1994: US05318142 (129 worldwide citation)

A hybrid drive system for use in an electric vehicle comprising an electric motor generator for moving the vehicle, plural electrical energy sources in electric contact with electric motor/generator and a control source in electrical contact with the plural electrical energy sources include a variab ...


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Woog Young Lee: Contactless power charging system and energy storage system including the same. Samsung SDI, Lee & Morse P C, December 10, 2013: US08604746 (124 worldwide citation)

A contactless power charging system and an energy storage system including the same, the contactless power charging system including a contactless transformer configured to transmit power stored in a battery to a load, wherein the contactless transformer includes a primary core unit, the primary cor ...


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Mark W Kroll: Implantable cardioverter defibrillator having a high voltage capacitor. Angeion Corporation, Brad D Pedersen, August 19, 1997: US05658319 (121 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) system that is electrically connected to two or more implantable discharge electrodes for implantation into a human patient for treating cardiac dysrhythmias. The ICD system has a battery system and a stepup transformer for cha ...


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Charles W Grennan: Compressed gas energy storage system with cooling capability. Dresser Rand Company, Nixon Hargrave Devans & Doyle, June 3, 1997: US05634340 (117 worldwide citation)

One aspect of the present invention relates to a process of cogeneration utilizing a compressed gas energy storage system which includes a gas storage area, a compression train for pressurizing a gas to be stored in the gas storage area, and an expansion train for depressurizing high pressure gas re ...


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Ajith Kuttannair Kumar: Hybrid energy power management system and method. General Electric Company, Carl Rowold, Senniger Powers Leavitt & Roedel, September 2, 2003: US06615118 (115 worldwide citation)

An energy management system for use with off-highway vehicles, including locomotives, that traverse a known course. A processor determines power storage and transfer parameters, including data indicative of present and future track profile information. The energy management system controls the stora ...


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James O Burke: Vehicle with supplemental energy storage system for engine cranking. Kold Ban International, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, June 5, 2001: US06242887 (106 worldwide citation)

A vehicle having an internal combustion engine that drives a generator and a cranking motor that cranks the engine is provided with a standard electrical system as well as a supplemental electrical system. This supplemental electrical system includes a capacitor that is charged by the primary electr ...


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David Richens Brigham, Sandra Giardini, Amos Lev, Timothy Romlein, Michael Alan Tamor: Method for controlling energy flow in a hybrid electric vehicle. Ford Global Technologies, Roger L May, Mark S Sparschu, October 13, 1998: US05820172 (103 worldwide citation)

An operating strategy for a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) manages the flow of energy to both supply the motive demand power of the HEV and maintain the charge of the energy storage system (ESS). A controller operates the main power unit (HPU) and ESS and, using an optimal fuel cost strategy, scans a ...