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System and method for storing energy

United States Patent

7,688,036
March 30, 2010
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A self-recharging battery comprising a generator and an energy storage device contained within the battery case. The generator comprises a magnetic structure configured to generate a compressed magnetic field and a coil configured to focus the compressed magnetic field in electrical conductive elements of the coil.
Yarger; Eric Jay (Rigby, ID), Morrison; John (Butte, MT), Richardson; John Grant (Idaho Falls, ID), Spencer; David Frazer (Idaho Falls, ID), Christiansen; Dale W. (Blackfoot, ID)
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
11/ 475,564
20080074083
June 26, 2006
STATEMENT REGARDING GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with United States Government support under Contract No. DE-AC07-05-ID14517 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The United States Government has certain rights in the invention.