Patents by Inventor Dongyang SHI

Dongyang SHI 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).

  • Patent number: 11101515
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a battery pack and a vehicle. The battery pack comprises a battery module, a box assembly and a first adhesive member. The battery module comprises first batteries arranged sequentially in a horizontal direction. The first battery comprises an electrode assembly and a case, and the electrode assembly is received in the case. The electrode assembly comprises a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate and a separator. The box assembly has a connection portion, and the connection portion is positioned at a side of the battery module in the vertical direction. An outer surface of the case comprises a first surface, and the first surface is connected with the connection portion via the first adhesive member. An area A of the first surface and an elastic modulus B of the first adhesive member satisfy a relationship: 0.02 cm2/MPa?A/B?9 cm2/MPa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: CONTEMPORARY AMPEREX TECHNOLOGY CO., LIMITED
    Inventors: Dongyang Shi, Haizu Jin, Rui Yang, Fei Hu, Peng Wang, Yuqun Zeng, Yongshou Lin
  • Patent number: 11088423
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a secondary battery and a battery module. The secondary battery comprises: a case comprising a receiving hole having an opening; a cap assembly connected with the case to close the opening; an electrode assembly disposed in the receiving hole, wherein the electrode assembly comprises two end surfaces opposite to each other in a first direction and tabs extending from respective end surfaces, and there are two or more electrode assemblies stacked in the axial direction; and a current collector comprising an extending portion and a current collecting portion connected to the tab, wherein the extending portion extends in the axial direction, the current collecting portion comprises a connecting end extending in a second direction perpendicular to both the axial direction and the first direction, and is connected to an end of the extending portion away from the cap assembly through the connecting end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited
    Inventors: Haizu Jin, Dongyang Shi, Ning Chen, Zhenhua Li
  • Patent number: 11069942
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a secondary battery and a battery module. The secondary battery includes: a casing including a receiving cavity having an opening; a top cover assembly, and an electrode assembly disposed in the receiving cavity, wherein the electrode assembly includes two end faces disposed opposite to each other in a first direction perpendicular to a depth direction of the receiving cavity, a lug extending from each end face; the lug is a layered structure and has a redundant section near the end face and a connecting section connected to the redundant section; the current collecting member includes a current collecting portion fixedly connected to the connecting section. The lug of the secondary battery of the embodiment of the present invention has the redundant section, which can effectively buffer the movement and reduce the possibility that the lug is torn or broken due to an excessive tensile stress.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: CONTEMPORARY AMPEREX TECHNOLOGY CO., LIMITED
    Inventors: Dongyang Shi, Yuanbao Chen, Haizu Jin, Zhenhua Li, Ning Chen, Fei Hu, Tian Wu
  • Publication number: 20210126321
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a battery module, including a first battery cell arrangement structure, a second battery cell arrangement structure and a bus bar array. With battery cells stacked in a horizontal direction, a first battery cell arrangement structure and a second battery cell arrangement structure are stacked in a vertical direction, and a first bus bar of a bus bar array is used to sequentially connect the battery cells of the first battery cell arrangement structure and the second battery cell arrangement structure. As a result, a total positive electrode and a total negative electrode of a battery module are located at two ends of the battery module, which greatly reduces the possibility of a short circuit of the battery module and improves the safety of the battery module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Inventors: Kaijie YOU, Linggang ZHOU, Dongyang SHI, Yanhuo XIANG, Yongshou LIN, Fei HU
  • Publication number: 20210119287
    Abstract: Disclosed are a secondary battery, a battery module and an electric vehicle. The battery module includes a plurality of secondary batteries arranged in sequence. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly, a housing and a top cover assembly. The electrode assembly is accommodated in an accommodating chamber of the housing. The electrode assembly includes a plurality of electrode units, the plurality of electrode units being stacked in an axial direction of the accommodating chamber. The top cover assembly includes a top cover plate and an insulating member arranged on an inner side of the top cover plate, the top cover plate being connected to the housing, the insulating member being located on a side of the electrode assembly in the axial direction. A first buffer gap is provided between the insulating member and the top cover plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Dongyang SHI, Zhenhua LI, Ning CHEN, Rui YANG, Haizu JIN, Fei HU
  • Publication number: 20210119292
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a battery module and a battery pack. The battery pack comprises a box and a battery module, the battery module is accommodated in the box. The battery module comprises batteries sequentially arranged in a first direction. The battery comprises an electrode assembly, a case and a cap assembly, the electrode assembly is received in the case, and the cap assembly is connected with the case. The case comprises two first side walls, and the two first side walls are respectively positioned at two sides of the electrode assembly in the first direction. The first side walls of two adjacent batteries face each other. An area of the first side wall is defined as S1, a distance between the electrode assemblies of two adjacent batteries in the first direction is defined as D, S1 and D satisfying a relationship: 1.2×10?5 mm?1?D/S1?500×10?5 mm?1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Haizu JIN, Fei HU, Zhenhua LI, Dongyang SHI, Rui YANG, Yuqun ZENG, Yongshou LIN
  • Publication number: 20210119298
    Abstract: This application relates to the field of energy storage components, and in particular, to a protective plate, a battery unit assembly, a battery module group, and a vehicle. The protective plate is provided with a guide groove. The protective plate is configured to shield an explosion-proof valve of a battery cell. The guide groove is configured to be disposed corresponding to the explosion-proof valve, and is configured to guide a flow direction of a flame ejected from the explosion-proof valve. In this application, the guide groove is disposed on the protective plate to guide the flame to a direction away from passengers, thereby protecting the passengers from injury.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Xingdi CHEN, Kaijie YOU, Haizu JIN, Linggang ZHOU, Peng WANG, Dongyang SHI
  • Publication number: 20210119297
    Abstract: Disclosed are a secondary battery, a battery module and an electric vehicle. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly, a housing and a top cover assembly. The housing has an accommodating chamber, the accommodating chamber having an opening, and the electrode assembly being accommodated in the accommodating chamber. The electrode assembly includes a plurality of electrode units, the plurality of electrode units being stacked in an axial direction of the accommodating chamber. The top cover assembly includes a top cover plate, a first electrode terminal and a second electrode terminal, the top cover plate being connected to the housing and located on a side of the electrode assembly in the axial direction, and the first electrode terminal and the second electrode terminal both protruding from the top cover plate and being electrically connected to the electrode assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Dongyang SHI, Zhenhua LI, Haizu JIN, Ning CHEN, Fei HU, Yuanbao CHEN, Rui YANG
  • Publication number: 20210119290
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a battery pack and a vehicle. The battery pack comprises a battery module, a box assembly and a first adhesive member. The battery module comprises first batteries arranged sequentially in a horizontal direction. The first battery comprises an electrode assembly and a case, and the electrode assembly is received in the case. The electrode assembly comprises a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate and a separator. The box assembly has a connection portion, and the connection portion is positioned at a side of the battery module in the vertical direction. An outer surface of the case comprises a first surface, and the first surface is connected with the connection portion via the first adhesive member. An area A of the first surface and an elastic modulus B of the first adhesive member satisfy a relationship: 0.02 cm2/MPa?A/B?9 cm2/MPa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Dongyang SHI, Haizu Jin, Rui Yang, Fei Hu, Peng Wang, Yuqun Zeng, Yongshou Lin
  • Publication number: 20210104795
    Abstract: A secondary battery and a battery unit is provided. The secondary battery includes: a housing including an accommodating hole with an opening; a top cover assembly connected to the housing in a sealed manner to cover and close the opening; an electrode assembly arranged in the accommodating hole, wherein the top cover assembly is spaced apart from the electrode assembly to form a first buffer gap for buffering the amount of expansion deformation of the electrode assembly in the axial direction. When the secondary battery expands, the first buffer gap can absorb the amount of expansion deformation to prevent the top cover assembly from being disconnected from the housing due to excessive stress, so as to reduce the possibility of failure of the secondary battery due to damage of the overall structure, thereby ensuring the structural integrity and the safety of the secondary battery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Haizu JIN, Dongyang SHI, Zhenhua LI, Fei HU, Ning CHEN
  • Publication number: 20210043899
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a secondary battery and a battery pack, and the secondary battery includes: an outer casing, comprising a case and a cap assembly connected to each other, the case is provided with an opening, the cap assembly includes a cap plate and an electrode terminal connected to the cap plate, wherein the cap plate is adapted to cover the opening; an electrode assembly accommodated in the case and including a main body and a tab extending out from the main body, wherein the tab is electrically connected to the electrode terminal; a vent connected to the outer casing; and an insulating member at least partially disposed between the electrode assembly and the vent, wherein a projection of the vent on the main body is at least partially covered by the insulating member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: Jiangsu Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited
    Inventors: Dongyang SHI, Fei HU, Zhenhua LI, Yuanbao CHEN
  • Publication number: 20200365847
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a battery module and a battery pack. The battery pack comprises a box and a battery module, the battery module is accommodated in the box. The battery module comprises batteries sequentially arranged in a first direction. The battery comprises an electrode assembly, a case and a cap assembly, the electrode assembly is received in the case, and the cap assembly is connected with the case. The case comprises two first side walls, and the two first side walls are respectively positioned at two sides of the electrode assembly in the first direction. The first side walls of two adjacent batteries face each other. An area of the first side wall is defined as S1, a distance between the electrode assemblies of two adjacent batteries in the first direction is defined as D, S1 and D satisfying a relationship: 1.2×10?5 mm?1?D/S1?500×10?5 mm31 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Haizu JIN, Fei HU, Zhenhua LI, Dongyang SHI, Rui YANG, Yuqun ZENG, Yongshou LIN
  • Publication number: 20200358049
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a battery pack and a vehicle. The battery pack comprises a battery module, a box assembly and a first adhesive member. The battery module comprises first batteries arranged sequentially in a horizontal direction. The first battery comprises an electrode assembly and a case, and the electrode assembly is received in the case. The electrode assembly comprises a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate and a separator. The box assembly has a connection portion, and the connection portion is positioned at a side of the battery module in the vertical direction. An outer surface of the case comprises a first surface, and the first surface is connected with the connection portion via the first adhesive member. An area A of the first surface and an elastic modulus B of the first adhesive member satisfy a relationship: 0.02 cm2/MPa?A/B?9 cm2/MPa.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Dongyang SHI, Haizu JIN, Rui YANG, Fei HU, Peng WANG, Yuqun ZENG, Yongshou LIN
  • Publication number: 20200321591
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a secondary battery and a battery module. The secondary battery includes: a casing including a receiving cavity having an opening; a top cover assembly, and an electrode assembly disposed in the receiving cavity, wherein the electrode assembly includes two end faces disposed opposite to each other in a first direction perpendicular to a depth direction of the receiving cavity, a lug extending from each end face; the lug is a layered structure and has a redundant section near the end face and a connecting section connected to the redundant section; the current collecting member includes a current collecting portion fixedly connected to the connecting section. The lug of the secondary battery of the embodiment of the present invention has the redundant section, which can effectively buffer the movement and reduce the possibility that the lug is torn or broken due to an excessive tensile stress.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited
    Inventors: Dongyang Shi, Yuanbao Chen, Haizu Jin, Zhenhua Li, Ning Chen, Fei Hu, Tian Wu
  • Publication number: 20200295317
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a secondary battery, a battery module and a vehicle. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly, a case and a cap assembly. The case has an accommodating cavity, and the electrode assembly is accommodated in the accommodating cavity. The electrode assembly includes electrode units, and the electrode units are stacked in an axial direction of the accommodating cavity. The cap assembly includes a cap plate and an insulating member provided at an inner side of the cap plate, the cap plate is connected with the case, and the insulating member is positioned at a side of the electrode assembly in the axial direction. The insulating member is provided with a first surface at a side close to the electrode assembly, and the first surface is a flat surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Fei HU, Dongyang Shi, Haizu Jin, Zhenhua Li, Ning Chen, Yuanbao Chen, Rui Yang
  • Patent number: 10777794
    Abstract: The present application discloses a battery pack, comprising a first battery module, a second battery module, a housing and a fireproof member. The first battery module includes a plurality of battery cells which are provided with vents; the second battery module includes a plurality of battery cells which are provided with vents. Both the first battery module and the second battery module are arranged in the housing; the fireproof member is vertically disposed and located between the vents of the first battery module, where the vents of the first battery module and the vents of the second battery module both face the fireproof member. The battery pack prevents collective thermal runaway of the battery cells by using the fireproof member to separate the battery cells of the first battery modules and the battery cells of the second battery modules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: CONTEMPORARY AMPEREX TECHNOLOGY CO., LIMITED
    Inventors: Kaijie You, Haizu Jin, Dongyang Shi, Fei Hu, Yu Tang, Yuepan Hou, Ziyuan Li, Jun Ma
  • Publication number: 20200287179
    Abstract: Disclosed is a battery module including a battery cell array structure, an upper cap and a lower cap, the battery cell array structure is disposed between the upper cap and the lower cap. Each battery cell includes an electrode assembly and a battery case. The electrode assembly is of a wound structure and flat, outer surface of the electrode assembly includes two flat surfaces facing each other in a vertical direction; or the electrode assembly is of a laminated structure, the first electrode plate, the separator and the second electrode plate are laminated in the vertical direction. Being distinguished from the existing technology, the maximum swelling force of the battery module may be reduced, thus end plates with smaller volumes may be selected to improve energy density of the battery module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: CONTEMPORARY AMPEREX TECHNOLOGY CO., LIMITED
    Inventors: Peng WANG, Haizu JIN, Linggang ZHOU, Dongyang SHI, Xingdi CHEN, Kaijie YOU
  • Publication number: 20200235370
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a secondary battery and a battery module. The secondary battery comprises a casing, which includes a receiving hole having an opening; a top cover assembly, which includes a top cover plate connected to the casing to close the opening; an electrode assembly disposed within the receiving hole, the electrode assembly has an dimension of 0.01 mm to 1000 mm in an axial direction of the receiving hole, the electrode assembly includes two end faces opposed to each other in a first direction perpendicular to the axial direction and tabs extending from the end faces, the electrode assembly includes two or more electrode units laminated in the axial direction, and in a second direction perpendicular to the axial direction and the first direction, the dimension of the tab is smaller than the dimension of the end face; and a current collecting member electrically connected to the tab.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited
    Inventors: Ning CHEN, Haizu Jin, Dongyang Shi, Zhenhua Li, Yuanbao Chen, Rui Yang, Fei Hu
  • Publication number: 20200212518
    Abstract: A battery module including a first battery group, a second battery group, a cooling plate, and a plurality of busbars electrically connected with a plurality of battery cells. The cooling plate is placed between the first battery group and the second battery group, and the two surfaces of the cooling plate are respectively bonded onto the first battery group and the second battery group with thermally conductive adhesive, the first battery group and the second battery group can be mounted close to the cooling plate, thus increasing the heat dissipation area and improving the heat dissipation effect.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited
    Inventors: Haizu JIN, Dongyang SHI, Fei HU, Kaijie YOU, Xingdi CHEN
  • Publication number: 20200212406
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a secondary battery and a battery module. The secondary battery comprises: a case comprising a receiving hole having an opening; a cap assembly connected with the case to close the opening; an electrode assembly disposed in the receiving hole, wherein the electrode assembly comprises two end surfaces opposite to each other in a first direction and tabs extending from respective end surfaces, and there are two or more electrode assemblies stacked in the axial direction; and a current collector comprising an extending portion and a current collecting portion connected to the tab, wherein the extending portion extends in the axial direction, the current collecting portion comprises a connecting end extending in a second direction perpendicular to both the axial direction and the first direction, and is connected to an end of the extending portion away from the cap assembly through the connecting end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited
    Inventors: Haizu JIN, Dongyang SHI, Ning CHEN, Zhenhua LI