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Crosstalk compensation in analysis of energy storage devices

United States Patent

June 24, 2014
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Method and Apparatus for In-Situ Real Time Characterization of Energy Storage and Energy Conversion Devices
Estimating impedance of energy storage devices includes generating input signals at various frequencies with a frequency step factor therebetween. An excitation time record (ETR) is generated to include a summation of the input signals and a deviation matrix of coefficients is generated relative to the excitation time record to determine crosstalk between the input signals. An energy storage device is stimulated with the ETR and simultaneously a response time record (RTR) is captured that is indicative of a response of the energy storage device to the ETR. The deviation matrix is applied to the RTR to determine an in-phase component and a quadrature component of an impedance of the energy storage device at each of the different frequencies with the crosstalk between the input signals substantially removed. This approach enables rapid impedance spectra measurements that can be completed within one period of the lowest frequency or less.
Christophersen; Jon P. (Idaho Falls, ID), Morrison; John L. (Butte, MT), Morrison; William H. (Manchester, CT), Motloch; Chester G. (Idaho Falls, ID), Rose; David M. (Mountlake Terrace, WA)
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
13/ 100,184
May 3, 2011
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC07-051D14517 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.