TITLE

Measuring health of Li-Ion betteries

AUTHOR(S)
Weld, Fritz
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Electronics Weekly;5/27/2009, Issue 2385, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the working of lithium-ion batteries. Modern battery chargers manage the hazardous conditions and deny operation when illegal situations occur. Lithium-ion batteries are sensitive to bad handling. Explosions, fire and other hazardous condition may occur while charging the cell below the margin that the manufacturer defines.
ACCESSION #
42847107

 

Related Articles

  • Intelligent battery chargers. Clark, Peter // Electronics Weekly;3/12/2008, Issue 2326, p22 

    The article presents information on battery chargers used to charge Lithium-ion (Li-ion) mobile phone batteries. It is stated that since Li-ion batteries are not produced in standard formats, standard chargers are not suitable for them. The chargers have been produced in three formats and...

  • Add charging status to simple lithium-ion charger. Miller, Peter I. // EDN Europe;Nov2008, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p66 

    The article provides information on the effectiveness of adding a charging status for the modification of the lithium-ion charger. According to the article, the single-cell lithium-ion battery chargers, also known as the MCP73812, can be modified by adding four components such as the...

  • Simple battery technology packs in more features with complex chemistries. Conner, Margery // EDN;7/23/2009, Vol. 54 Issue 14, p19 

    This article presents information on lithium-ion cell battery technology. Lithium-ion cells are considered to be the workhorses of portable energy storage. It is noted that lithium-ion battery technology is relatively simple but lithium-ion batteries are packed with more features and complex...

  • SAFE CHARGING. Saab, Alfredo H. // Appliance Design;Jun2007, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p42 

    The article examines safety concerns concerning lithium-ion battery charging. It cites that a lithium-ion battery can lose its charge holding ability by exceeding the temperature limits while exceeding the charge-discharge rates will lead to the opening of the electronic series protection...

  • How to…Maximize Battery Life.  // Special Education Technology Practice;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p37 

    The article provides information on different types of batteries that are used in portable devices and offers tips on charging and using batteries. It notes that rechargeable lithium ion (LiIon) battery packs are used in laptops, cellular telephones and digital cameras. It cites that...

  • The Lithium Paradigm.  // BioScience;Aug1980, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p516 

    The article focuses on the use of lithium in the rechargeable batteries. High electropositivity and low equivalent weight make lithium an ideal battery reactant, capable of supplying the specific energy needed to operate an electric vehicle. The source of the abundant energy available in...

  • Detecting Internal Li-ion Cell Fault Development in Real Time. Mikolajczak, Celina; Harmon, John; White, Kevin; Ming Wu; Shah, Kamal // Power Electronics Technology;Mar2010, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p37 

    The article offers information on the procedures to detect internal thermal-runaway failures in lithium-ion batteries. According to the author, thermal-runaway failures happened due to poor cell or battery-pack design, errors in manufacturing, external fatigue and insufficient charger or system...

  • Proper charging for Lilon batteries. Armstrong, Tony // Portable Design;Jun2004, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p22 

    Looks into the proper way to charge Lilon batteries. Efforts of battery manufacturers to make their products safer and lighter with higher energy densities; Advantages of rechargeable lithium technology; Description of the latest generation of battery chargers.

  • Charging Li-ion Batteries for Maximum Run Times. Dearborn, Scott // Power Electronics Technology;Apr2005, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p40 

    An understanding of battery-charging fundamentals and system requirements enable designers to choose a suitable linear or switch-mode charging topology and optimize battery performance in the application.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics