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Unique family of trianionic ligand precursors provide unprecedented control over polymer properties
Project ID: D2009-89IP Status: U.S. Utility Patent #8,524,846 Invention Description: These trianionic ligand precursors are useful in making proprietary constrained geometry complexes (CGCs) that can potentially function as single-site homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts. These catalysts...
Efficient resonant self-heating battery circuit for use in hybrid and electric vehicles
Project ID: ENG0098B Invention Description and Novelty: This technology includes an apparatus connected to an energy storage device for powering an electric motor and optionally providing a warming function for the energy storage device. The apparatus includes a circuit connected to the electric motor and the energy storage device for generating a current...
Electronic circuit for measuring series-connected electrochemical cell voltages for use in hybrid and electric vehicles
Project ID: ENG0098C Invention Description and Novelty: An electronic circuit for efficiently and accurately measuring individual voltages in a series-connected electrochemical energy storage device which may be utilized with electric and hybrid vehicles. This technology includes a voltage transfer circuit for measuring the individual segment voltages...
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Energy Storage System
Project ID: ENG00204 Novelty: This invention provides both a combined battery/ultracapacitor energy storage system and battery chargers associated with these systems. First, it combines an ultracapacitor with a battery to optimally power both high current surges and more constant demands. The ultracapacitor provides the high current power, thereby...