Patents by Inventor Bo-Hyun Kang

Bo-Hyun Kang has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20240136650
    Abstract: A battery includes an electrode assembly defining a core and an outer circumference by winding a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator interposed therebetween around a winding center, each of the first electrode and the second electrode includes a first uncoated portion and a second uncoated portion on which an active material layer is not coated along the winding direction; a battery housing accommodating the electrode assembly through an opening formed on one side thereof; a cap including a venting portion, covering the opening, and electrically connected to the battery housing and the first uncoated portion; and a battery terminal penetrating one surface of the battery housing and electrically connected to the second uncoated portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Min-Ki JO, Bo-Hyun KANG, Do-Gyun KIM, Geon-Woo MIN, Su-Ji CHOI, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Jae-Woong KIM
  • Publication number: 20240136674
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electrode assembly, a battery, and a battery pack and a vehicle including the same. In the electrode assembly, a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator interposed therebetween are wound based on a winding axis to define a core and an outer circumference. The first electrode includes a first active material portion coated with an active material layer and a first uncoated portion not coated with an active material layer along a winding direction. At least a part of the first uncoated portion is defined as an electrode tab by itself. The first uncoated portion includes a first portion adjacent to the core of the electrode assembly, a second portion adjacent to the outer circumference of the electrode assembly, and a third portion interposed between the first portion and the second portion. The first portion or the second portion has a smaller height than the third portion in the winding axis direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2022
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Jong-Sik PARK, Jae-Won LIM, Yu-Sung CHOE, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Byoung-Gu LEE, Duk-Hyun RYU, Kwan-Hee LEE, Jae-Eun LEE, Pil-Kyu PARK, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Do-Gyun KIM, Geon-Woo MIN, Hae-Jin LIM, Min-Ki JO, Su-Ji CHOI, Bo-Hyun KANG, Jae-Woong KIM, Ji-Min JUNG, Jin-Hak KONG, Soon-O LEE, Kyu-Hyun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20240136664
    Abstract: A battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode, the first electrode, the second electrode and the separator being wound around a winding axis to define a core and an outer peripheral surface. The first electrode and the second electrode include a first uncoated region and a second uncoated region along a winding direction, respectively, and an active material layer coating is absent in the first uncoated region and the second uncoated region. The battery further includes a housing receiving the electrode assembly through an opening formed at a bottom, a first current collector coupled to the first uncoated region and disposed within the housing, a cap covering the opening, a spacer interposed between the cap and the electrode assembly to fix the electrode assembly and seal the housing, and a terminal electrically connected to the second uncoated region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Min-Ki JO, Bo-Hyun KANG, Do-Gyun KIM, Su-Ji CHOI, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Hae-Jin LIM, Jae-Won LIM, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Ji-Min JUNG, Geon-Woo MIN, Jae-Woong KIM
  • Publication number: 20240128608
    Abstract: A battery includes an electrode assembly including a first uncoated region and a second uncoated region; a battery housing accommodating the electrode assembly and electrically connected to the second uncoated region; a cap to cover an open portion on bottom of the battery housing; a first electrode terminal passing through a partially closed portion of the battery housing and being electrically isolated from the battery housing; and a first current collector coupled to the first uncoated region and connected to the first electrode terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Bo-Hyun KANG, Do-Gyun KIM, Geon-Woo MIN, Min-Ki JO, Su-Ji CHOI, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Jae-Woong KIM, Jae-Won LIM, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Ji-Min JUNG
  • Publication number: 20240128590
    Abstract: A battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode wound around a winding axis to define a core and an outer circumferential surface, the first electrode including a first uncoated region in which an active material layer is not coated along a winding direction; a housing accommodating the electrode assembly through an open portion at a lower end thereof; a first current collector coupled to the first uncoated region and disposed in the housing; a cap to cover the open portion; and a spacer between the first current collector and the cap and having a height corresponding to a distance between the first current collector and the cap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Geon-Woo MIN, Hae-Jin LIM, Do-Gyun KIM, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Min-Ki JO, Bo-Hyun KANG, Su-Ji CHOI, Jae-Won LIM, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Ji-Min JUNG
  • Publication number: 20240128517
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electrode assembly, a battery, and a battery pack and a vehicle including the same. In the electrode assembly, a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator interposed therebetween are wound based on an axis to define a core and an outer circumference. The first electrode includes an uncoated portion at a long side end thereof and exposed out of the separator along a winding axis direction of the electrode assembly. A part of the uncoated portion is bent in a radial direction of the electrode assembly to form a bending surface region that includes overlapping layers of the uncoated portion, and in a partial region of the bending surface region, the number of stacked layers of the uncoated portion is 10 or more in the winding axis direction of the electrode assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2022
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Hae-Jin LIM, Jin-Hak KONG, Soon-O LEE, Kyu-Hyun CHOI, Do-Gyun KIM, Su-Ji CHOI, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Geon-Woo MIN, Min-Ki JO, Jae-Won LIM, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Ji-Min JUNG, Jae-Woong KIM, Jong-Sik PARK, Yu-Sung CHOE, Byoung-Gu LEE, Duk-Hyun RYU, Kwan-Hee LEE, Jae-Eun LEE, Bo-Hyun KANG, Pil-Kyu PARK
  • Publication number: 20240113402
    Abstract: A cylindrical battery cell includes a jelly-roll having a first electrode tab protruding upward and a second electrode tab protruding downward, a battery can configured to accommodate the jelly-roll through a top opening and electrically connected to the second electrode tab, a first current collecting plate coupled to the first electrode tab at an upper portion of the jelly-roll, an insulating shrink tube having a first cover portion for covering at least a part of the first current collecting plate and a second cover portion for covering a top end of an outer circumference of the jelly-roll, and a top cap electrically connected to the first current collecting plate and configured to cover the opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2022
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Min-Ki JO, Bo-Hyun KANG, Do-Gyun KIM, Geon-Woo MIN, Su-Ji CHOI, Kwang-Su HWANGBO
  • Publication number: 20240103699
    Abstract: An electronic device including a touch-enabled display module configured to display a plurality of windows according to a multi-window mode; and a control module configured to displaying on the touch screen a first application window and a second application window according to the multi-window mode, alter the first application window in response to a touchscreen input received via the touch-enabled display, and automatically alter the second application window in response to the alteration of the first application window.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Inventors: Doo Suk KANG, Geon Soo KIM, Dong Hyun YEOM, Pil Joo YOON, Yong Joon JEON, Bo Kun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20240021958
    Abstract: Discussed is a battery that may include an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode and a separator wound around a winding axis, wherein the first electrode includes a first active material region coated with a first active material layer and a first uncoated region not coated with the first active material layer, and at least a part of the first uncoated region being an electrode tab; a first current collector coupled to at least a part of the first uncoated region on the electrode assembly; a battery housing to accommodate the electrode assembly and the first current collector; and an insulator interposed between at least one of the first uncoated region and the first current collector and an inner surface of the battery housing facing the at least one of the first uncoated region and the first current collector to block an electrical connection between the battery housing and the at least one of the first uncoated region and the first current collector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2022
    Publication date: January 18, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Min-Ki JO, Bo-Hyun KANG, Do-Gyun KIM, Geon-Woo MIN, Su-Ji CHOI, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Hae-Jin LIM, Jin-Hak KONG, Soon-O LEE, Kyu-Hyun CHOI, Jae-Won LIM, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Ji-Min JUNG, Jae-Woong KIM, Jong-Sik PARK, Yu-Sung CHOE, Byoung-Gu LEE, Duk-Hyun RYU, Kwan-Hee LEE, Jae-Eun LEE, Pil-Kyu PARK
  • Publication number: 20240006721
    Abstract: A battery cell includes an electrode assembly having a first electrode current collector having a sheet shape, a second electrode current collector having a sheet shape, and a separator located between the first electrode current collector and the second electrode current collector, the first electrode current collector, the second electrode current collector, and the separator being wound in a winding direction; a battery can accommodating the electrode assembly, the battery can having an open portion and a partially closed portion, the partially closed portion being electrically connected to the second electrode current collector; a current collection plate electrically connected to the first electrode current collector; a cell terminal connected to the current collection plate through a perforated hole of the partially closed portion of the battery can; and an insulator located between the battery can and the current collection plate. A method of manufacturing the battery cell is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2022
    Publication date: January 4, 2024
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Min-Ki JO, Bo-Hyun KANG, Do-Gyun KIM, Su-Ji CHOI, Kwang-Su HWANGBO
  • Publication number: 20230291015
    Abstract: A battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first electrode and second electrode, a first portion including an active material extending between a pair of first sides, and a second portion extending between the pair of first sides and exposed beyond the separator, at least a part of the second portion includes an electrode tab; a battery housing having a first end with a first opening, a second end opposite the first end, and an inner surface, the battery housing accommodating the electrode assembly; a first current collector including a tab coupling portion coupled to the second portion of the first electrode and a housing coupling portion extending from the tab coupling portion and electrically coupled to the inner surface of the battery housing; and a cap covering the first opening of the battery housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Jae-Won LIM, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Ji-Min JUNG, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Do-Gyun KIM, Geon-Woo MIN, Hae-Jin LIM, Min-Ki JO, Su-Ji CHOI, Jae-Woong KIM, Jong-Sik PARK, Yu-Sung CHOE, Byoung-Gu LEE, Duk-Hyun RYU, Kwan-Hee LEE, Jae-Eun LEE, Bo-Hyun KANG, Jin-Hak KONG, Soon-O LEE, Kyu-Hyun CHOI, Pil-Kyu PARK
  • Publication number: 20230246243
    Abstract: A battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode, second electrode, and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode, the first electrode including a first region coated with an active material and a second region at a first side and adjacent to the first region, the second region being exposed beyond the separator, and at least part of the second region is an electrode tab; a housing including a first end with a first opening, the housing accommodating the electrode assembly; a first current collector including an edge portion on the electrode assembly, a second region coupling portion extending from the edge portion and coupled with the second region, and a terminal coupling portion spaced apart from the second region coupling portion; and a terminal coupled with the terminal coupling portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2023
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Su-Ji CHOI, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Do-Gyun KIM, Geon-Woo MIN, Min-Ki JO, Jae-Won LIM, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Ji-Min JUNG, Hae-Jin LIM, Jae-Woong KIM, Jong-Sik PARK, Yu-Sung CHOE, Byoung-Gu LEE, Duk-Hyun RYU, Kwan-Hee LEE, Jae-Eun LEE, Bo-Hyun KANG, Jin-Hak KONG, Soon-O LEE, Kyu-Hyun CHOI, Pil-Kyu PARK
  • Publication number: 20230246245
    Abstract: A battery can include an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode. The first electrode can have a pair of first sides and a pair of second sides extending between the pair of first sides, a first portion including an active material extending between the pair of first sides, and a second portion extending between the pair of first sides and exposed beyond the separator along a winding direction. The battery can further include a battery housing having a first opening at a first end and a second end with a second opening opposite the first end, a first current collector including a support portion positioned on the electrode assembly, and a housing cover which seals the first opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2023
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Jae-Won LIM, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Ji-Min JUNG, Su-Ji CHOI, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Do-Gyun KIM, Geon-Woo MIN, Hae-Jin LIM, Min-Ki JO, Jae-Woong KIM, Jong-Sik PARK, Yu-Sung CHOE, Byoung-Gu LEE, Duk-Hyun RYU, Kwan-Hee LEE, Jae-Eun LEE, Bo-Hyun KANG, Jin-Hak KONG, Soon-O LEE, Kyu-Hyun CHOI, Pil-Kyu PARK
  • Publication number: 20230246244
    Abstract: A battery can include an electrode assembly, a battery housing, a terminal and a cap. The electrode assembly can have a first electrode, a second electrode and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode. Each of the first electrode and the second electrode can have a first portion including an active material corresponding to the separator, and a second portion exposed beyond the separator and not coated with the active material. The battery housing can have a first end with a first opening and a second end with a second opening opposite the first end. The terminal can be electrically connected to the second portion of the first electrode and exposed out of the battery housing through the first opening of the battery housing at the first end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2023
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Do-Gyun KIM, Geon-Woo MIN, Hae-Jin LIM, Min-Ki JO, Su-Ji CHOI, Bo-Hyun KANG, Jong-Sik PARK, Jae-Won LIM, Yu-Sung CHOE, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Byoung-Gu LEE, Duk-Hyun RYU, Kwan-Hee LEE, Jae-Eun LEE, Jae-Woong KIM, Ji-Min JUNG, Jin-Hak KONG, Soon-O LEE, Kyu-Hyun CHOI, Pil-Kyu PARK
  • Publication number: 20230246302
    Abstract: A battery can include an electrode assembly having a first electrode, a second electrode and a separator. The first electrode can include a first active material region coated with an active material layer along a winding direction and a first uncoated region not coated with the active material layer, and at least part of the first uncoated region used as an electrode tab. The battery can further include a first current collector coupled to at least part of the first uncoated region on the electrode assembly, a battery housing to accommodate the electrode assembly and the first current collector, and an insulator between an inner surface of the battery housing facing the first uncoated region or the first current collector and the first uncoated region or the first current collector to block the electrical connection between the first uncoated region and the battery housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2023
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Min-Ki JO, Bo-Hyun KANG, Do-Gyun KIM, Geon-Woo MIN, Su-Ji CHOI, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Hae-Jin LIM, Jin-Hak KONG, Soon-O LEE, Kyu-Hyun CHOI, Jae-Won LIM, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Ji-Min JUNG, Jae-Woong KIM, Jong-Sik PARK, Yu-Sung CHOE, Byoung-Gu LEE, Duk-Hyun RYU, Kwan-Hee LEE, Jae-Eun LEE, Pil-Kyu PARK
  • Publication number: 20230133740
    Abstract: An electrode assembly, a battery, and a battery pack and a vehicle including the same are provided. In the electrode assembly, a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator interposed therebetween are wound based on an axis to define a core and an outer circumference. The first electrode includes a first portion coated with an active material and a second portion at a first side and adjacent the first portion, the second portion being exposed beyond the separator along a first axial direction of the electrode assembly. A part of the second portion is bent in a radial direction of the electrode assembly forming a first surface region including stacked layers of the second portion, and in a partial region of the first surface region, a number of the stacked layers of the second portion is 10 or more in the in the first axial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2022
    Publication date: May 4, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Hae-Jin LIM, Jin-Hak KONG, Soon-O LEE, Kyu-Hyun CHOI, Do-Gyun KIM, Su-Ji CHOI, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Geon-Woo MIN, Min-Ki JO, Jae-Won LIM, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Ji-Min JUNG, Jae-Woong KIM, Jong-Sik PARK, Yu-Sung CHOE, Byoung-Gu LEE, Duk-Hyun RYU, Kwan-Hee LEE, Jae-Eun LEE, Bo-Hyun KANG, Pil-Kyu PARK
  • Publication number: 20230130340
    Abstract: The riveting structure of an electrode terminal for a battery includes a battery housing having a bottom; an electrode terminal riveted through a hole formed in the bottom of the battery housing; and a gasket between the electrode terminal and the battery housing. Also, the electrode terminal includes a body portion inserted into the hole; an outer flange portion extending along an outer surface of the bottom of the battery housing from a first side of the body portion exposed through the outer surface; an inner flange portion extending toward an inner surface of the bottom of the battery housing from a second side of the body portion exposed through the inner surface; and a flat portion on the second side of the body portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2022
    Publication date: April 27, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Geon-Woo MIN, Min-Ki JO, Do-Gyun KIM, Jae-Woong KIM, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Jong-Sik PARK, Jae-Won LIM, Yu-Sung CHOE, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Byoung-Gu LEE, Duk-Hyun RYU, Kwan-Hee LEE, Jae-Eun LEE, Hae-Jin LIM, Su-Ji CHOI, Bo-Hyun KANG, Ji-Min JUNG, Jin-Hak KONG, Soon-O LEE, Kyu-Hyun CHOI, Pil-Kyu PARK
  • Publication number: 20230121876
    Abstract: An electrode assembly includes a first electrode; a second electrode; and a separator, the first electrode, the second electrode, and the separator wound about an axis defining a core and an outer circumference of the electrode assembly. The first electrode has a pair of first sides and a pair of second sides, a first portion extending between the pair of first sides, and a second portion extending between the pair of first sides, the first portion being coated with an active material, and at least a part of the second portion includes an electrode tab. The second portion includes a first part adjacent to the core of the electrode assembly, a second part adjacent to the outer circumference of the electrode assembly, and a third part between the first part and the second part. The first or second part has a smaller height than the third part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2022
    Publication date: April 20, 2023
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Jong-Sik PARK, Jae-Won LIM, Yu-Sung CHOE, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Byoung-Gu LEE, Duk-Hyun RYU, Kwan-Hee LEE, Jae-Eun LEE, Pil-Kyu PARK, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Do-Gyun KIM, Geon-Woo MIN, Hae-Jin LIM, Min-Ki JO, Su-Ji CHOI, Bo-Hyun KANG, Jae-Woong KIM, Ji-Min JUNG, Jin-Hak KONG, Soon-O LEE, Kyu-Hyun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20220278431
    Abstract: An electrode assembly includes a first electrode; a second electrode; and a separator, the first electrode, the second electrode, and the separator wound about an axis defining a core and an outer circumference of the electrode assembly. The first electrode has a pair of first sides and a pair of second sides, a first portion extending between the pair of first sides, and a second portion extending between the pair of first sides, the first portion being coated with an active material, and at least a part of the second portion includes an electrode tab. The second portion includes a first part adjacent to the core of the electrode assembly, a second part adjacent to the outer circumference of the electrode assembly, and a third part between the first part and the second part. The first or second part has a smaller height than the third part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Jong-Sik PARK, Jae-Won LIM, Yu-Sung CHOE, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Byoung-Gu LEE, Duk-Hyun RYU, Kwan-Hee LEE, Jae-Eun LEE, Pil-Kyu PARK, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Do-Gyun KIM, Geon-Woo MIN, Hae-Jin LIM, Min-Ki JO, Su-Ji CHOI, Bo-Hyun KANG, Jae-Woong KIM, Ji-Min JUNG, Jin-Hak KONG, Soon-O LEE, Kyu-Hyun CHOI
  • Publication number: 20220271344
    Abstract: A battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode, second electrode, and a separator between the first electrode and the second electrode, the first electrode including a first region coated with an active material and a second region at a first side and adjacent to the first region, the second region being exposed beyond the separator, and at least part of the second region is an electrode tab; a housing including a first end with a first opening, the housing accommodating the electrode assembly; a first current collector including an edge portion on the electrode assembly, a second region coupling portion extending from the edge portion and coupled with the second region, and a terminal coupling portion spaced apart from the second region coupling portion; and a terminal coupled with the terminal coupling portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2022
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Su-Ji CHOI, Kwang-Su HWANGBO, Do-Gyun KIM, Geon-Woo MIN, Min-Ki JO, Jae-Won LIM, Hak-Kyun KIM, Je-Jun LEE, Ji-Min JUNG, Hae-Jin LIM, Jae-Woong KIM, Jong-Sik PARK, Yu-Sung CHOE, Byoung-Gu LEE, Duk-Hyun RYU, Kwan-Hee LEE, Jae-Eun LEE, Bo-Hyun KANG, Jin-Hak KONG, Soon-O LEE, Kyu-Hyun CHOI, Pil-Kyu PARK