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BATTERY CELL HEALTH MONITORING USING EDDY CURRENT SENSING

United States Patent Application

20150340744
A1
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The invention provides a battery sensing system comprising a battery module comprising a plurality of battery cells, at least one sensor coil coupled to or placed adjacent to one of more of the plurality of battery cells to determine cell expansion during cell operation, and a battery management system comprising one or more processors and/or microcontrollers that control operation of the plurality of battery cells.
KNOBLOCH, Aaron J. (Schenectady, NY), PLOTNIKOV, Yuri Alexeyevich (Schenectady, NY), KAPUSTA, Christopher James (Schenectady, NY), KARP, Jason Harris (Schenectady, NY), LIN, Yizhen (Schenectady, NY)
14/ 667,252
March 24, 2015
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-AR0000269 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.