Patents by Inventor Jin-hyon Lee

Jin-hyon Lee 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: 10326122
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator interposed therebetween, a center pin at a center of the electrode assembly, the center pin including a bonding portion electrically coupled to the first electrode, and a terminal portion connected to one end of the bonding portion, a case housing the electrode assembly, and a gasket insulating between the center pin and the case, the gasket enclosing an edge of the terminal portion of the center pin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ji-Woon Lee, Eun-Young Goh, Jin-Hyon Lee, Sang-In Park, Sung-Yong Kim, Jin-Seon Shin, Jong-Ki Lee
  • Patent number: 10295362
    Abstract: A system and method of estimating an available driving distance of an electric vehicle are provided. The method includes dividing a road into sections and receiving driving information from a vehicle traveling through each of the sections. Fuel efficiency data of the corresponding section is generated and vehicle condition information, and departure point and destination information is received from the target vehicle. Additionally, the method includes receiving real time meteorological information and road traffic situation information for each of the sections and reflecting the vehicle condition information of the target vehicle, the meteorological information and the road traffic situation information in the fuel efficiency data generated for each of the sections of the road from the departure point toward the destination. Estimated fuel efficiency and an estimated available driving distance of the target vehicle are then determined to be provided to vehicle driver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, IUCF-HYU (Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University)
    Inventors: Kwon Hyoung Choi, Jin Hyung Lee, Jong Chan Jun, Jahng Hyon Park
  • Patent number: 10283750
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery module that effectively imparts a curvature using a rechargeable battery formed as a pin-shaped rechargeable battery with a very small diameter is provided. The rechargeable battery module includes a plurality of rechargeable batteries arranged in parallel, wherein each rechargeable battery comprises a case and terminals that extend from respective ends of the case along a length direction of the case. The module includes a plurality of caps, wherein each cap is coupled to an end of a rechargeable battery of the plurality of rechargeable batteries and is electrically connected to one of the terminals of the rechargeable battery. The module also includes a connector on each cap connecting adjacent caps coupled to corresponding rechargeable batteries. The adjacent caps are moveable relative to the connector such that a curvature between the corresponding rechargeable batteries changes in a direction crossing the length direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin-Hyon Lee, Ji-Woon Lee, Eun-Young Goh, Sang-In Park, Sung-Yong Kim, Jin-Seon Shin, Jong-Ki Lee
  • Patent number: 10135088
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator, the first and second electrodes being located on either side of the separator and wound together; a center pin located within the electrode assembly and electrically connected to an uncoated region of the first electrode; a case accommodating the electrode assembly and electrically connected to an uncoated region of the second electrode; a terminal extending to the outside of the case from the center pin; and a gasket located between the terminal and an opening of the case and sealing the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang-In Park, Eun-Young Goh, Ji-Woon Lee, Jin-Hyon Lee, Sung-Yong Kim, Jin-Seon Shin, Jong-Ki Lee
  • Patent number: 10038212
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes an electrode assembly including: a first electrode plate including first and second coated regions where an active material layer is formed and a first uncoated region positioned between the first and second coated regions and not formed with the active material layer and folded at the first uncoated region; a second electrode plate inserted between the first electrode plate; and a first separator inserted between the first and second electrode plates, and a first electrode tab bonded to the first uncoated region, wherein the first electrode plate, the second electrode plate, and the first separator are wound after they are stacked.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin-Hyon Lee, Eun-Young Goh, Ji-Woon Lee, Sang-In Park, Jin-Seon Shin, Sung-Yong Kim
  • Patent number: 9905854
    Abstract: An electrode for a rechargeable battery and a rechargeable battery, the electrode including a current collector; an electrode active material layer; and an electrolyte solution impregnation layer, wherein the electrolyte solution impregnation layer includes a metal oxide and a conductive material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin-Hyon Lee, Ju-Hee Sohn, Jung-Yeon Won, Eun-Young Goh, Jong-Ki Lee, Sang-In Park
  • Patent number: 9876252
    Abstract: Disclosed is a pin-type rechargeable battery having a micro diameter for increasing an energy density at a preset volume. The rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly formed by winding a second electrode around an external circumference of a first electrode disposed at a center thereof by interposing a separator; a case to receive the electrode assembly and an electrolyte solution therein and electrically connected to the second electrode; a terminal electrically connected to the first electrode and drawn outside of the case; and a gasket disposed between the terminal and an opening of the case to close the opening of the case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang-In Park, Eun-Young Goh, Ji-Woon Lee, Jin-Hyon Lee, Jin-Seon Shin, Sung-Yong Kim, Jong-Ki Lee
  • Patent number: 9859555
    Abstract: Provided is a positive active material, a positive electrode including the positive active material, a lithium battery, and a manufacturing method of the same. The positive active material includes a core including a lithium nickel composite oxide and a coating layer formed on the core. The coating layer improves structural stability of the positive active material. Accordingly, lifespan properties of a lithium battery including the positive active material may be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung-Yeon Won, Eun-Young Goh, Jin-Hyon Lee, Ju-Hee Sohn, Jong-Ki Lee, Seung-Wan Kim, Ju-Hyeong Han
  • Patent number: 9825326
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery includes a wound electrode assembly having first and second electrodes at opposite surfaces of a separator; a first case accommodating a first side of the electrode assembly and being coupled to the first electrode; a second case accommodating a second side of the electrode assembly and coupled to the second electrode; and a gasket engaged by the electrode assembly and combined at the first and second openings to seal the first and second openings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ji-Woon Lee, Eun-Young Goh, Sang-In Park, Jin-Hyon Lee, Sung-Yong Kim, Jin-Seon Shin, Jong-Ki Lee
  • Patent number: 9812701
    Abstract: A rechargeable lithium battery includes a separator between a positive electrode and a negative electrode. The positive electrode has a positive electrode coating region and a positive electrode uncoated region. A positive active material is coated to a positive electrode current collector in the positive electrode coating region, and the positive active material is not coated in the positive electrode uncoated region. The negative electrode includes a negative electrode coating region and a negative uncoated region. A negative active material is coated to a negative electrode current collector in the negative electrode coating region, and the negative active material is not coated and a lithium source is in the negative uncoated region. The negative electrode coating region includes an active region corresponding to the positive electrode coating region. The lithium source is at the negative electrode and separated from an end of the active region by a predetermined interval.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin-Hyon Lee, Sang-In Park, Ji-Woon Lee, Eun-Young Goh, Jong-Ki Lee
  • Patent number: 9793572
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly having first and second electrodes at opposite sides of a separator and wound about an axis; a first terminal coupled to the first electrode through a first tab; a second terminal coupled to the second electrode through a second tab; a case accommodating the electrode assembly and including first and second openings at its opposite ends; a first gasket between the first terminal and the first opening, the first gasket sealing the first opening and allowing the first terminal to protrude outside of the case; and a second gasket between the second terminal and the second opening, the second gasket sealing the second opening and allowing the second terminal to protrude outside of the case. The case may further include a fixing portion at its inner side that protrudes toward the electrode assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin-Hyon Lee, Ji-Woon Lee, Eun-Young Goh, Sang-In Park, Sung-Yong Kim, Jin-Seon Shin, Jong-Ki Lee
  • Publication number: 20170117528
    Abstract: Disclosed is a rechargeable battery. The rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly including a separator, a first electrode disposed on a first portion of the separator, and second electrodes separated from each other with the separator therebetween; a case for receiving the electrode assembly; a lead tab including a first current collecting tab connected to the first electrode and a second current collecting tab connected to the second electrodes; a first electrode lead connected to the first current collecting tab; and a second electrode lead connected to the second current collecting tab.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Publication date: April 27, 2017
    Inventors: Ji-Woon LEE, Eun-Young GOH, Jin-Hyon LEE, Sang-In PARK, Sung-Yong KIM, Jin-Seon SHIN, Jong-Ki LEE
  • Publication number: 20170117574
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes an electrode assembly including: a first electrode plate including first and second coated regions where an active material layer is formed and a first uncoated region positioned between the first and second coated regions and not formed with the active material layer and folded at the first uncoated region; a second electrode plate inserted between the first electrode plate; and a first separator inserted between the first and second electrode plates, and a first electrode tab bonded to the first uncoated region, wherein the first electrode plate, the second electrode plate, and the first separator are wound after they are stacked.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2016
    Publication date: April 27, 2017
    Inventors: Jin-Hyon LEE, Eun-Young GOH, Ji-Woon LEE, Sang-In PARK, Jin-Seon SHIN, Sung-Yong KIM
  • Publication number: 20170117526
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery includes an electrode assembly including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a separator interposed therebetween, a center pin at a center of the electrode assembly, the center pin including a bonding portion electrically coupled to the first electrode, and a terminal portion connected to one end of the bonding portion, a case housing the electrode assembly, and a gasket insulating between the center pin and the case, the gasket enclosing an edge of the terminal portion of the center pin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2016
    Publication date: April 27, 2017
    Inventors: Ji-Woon LEE, Eun-Young GOH, Jin-Hyon LEE, Sang-In PARK, Sung-Yong KIM, Jin-Seon SHIN, Jong-Ki LEE
  • Publication number: 20170062867
    Abstract: There is provided a manufacturing method of an electrode assembly, the method including blanking a first electrode from a first base including a first coated region and a first uncoated region, blanking a second electrode from a second base including a second coated region and a second uncoated region, laminating a separator on the second electrode, cutting the laminated second electrode with the separator, and stacking the laminated second electrode and the first electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2016
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Inventors: Bo-Hyun Kim, Yu-Jin Han, Hye-Jin Kwon, Eun-Young Goh, Jun-Won Suh, Jong-Ki Lee, Jin-Hyon Lee, Ji-Woon Lee, Sung-Yong Kim, Sang-In Park, Jin-Seon Shin
  • Publication number: 20160260949
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery module that effectively imparts a curvature using a rechargeable battery formed as a pin-shaped rechargeable battery with a very small diameter is provided. The rechargeable battery module includes a plurality of rechargeable batteries arranged in parallel, wherein each rechargeable battery comprises a case and terminals that extend from respective ends of the case along a length direction of the case. The module includes a plurality of caps, wherein each cap is coupled to an end of a rechargeable battery of the plurality of rechargeable batteries and is electrically connected to one of the terminals of the rechargeable battery. The module also includes a connector on each cap connecting adjacent caps coupled to corresponding rechargeable batteries. The adjacent caps are moveable relative to the connector such that a curvature between the corresponding rechargeable batteries changes in a direction crossing the length direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2016
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: Jin-Hyon Lee, Ji-Woon Lee, Eun-Young Goh, Sang-In Park, Sung-Yong Kim, Jin-Seon Shin, Jong-Ki Lee
  • Publication number: 20160260999
    Abstract: Disclosed is a pin-type rechargeable battery having a micro diameter for increasing an energy density at a preset volume. The rechargeable battery includes: an electrode assembly formed by winding a second electrode around an external circumference of a first electrode disposed at a center thereof by interposing a separator; a case to receive the electrode assembly and an electrolyte solution therein and electrically connected to the second electrode; a terminal electrically connected to the first electrode and drawn outside of the case; and a gasket disposed between the terminal and an opening of the case to close the opening of the case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: Sang-In PARK, Eun-Young GOH, Ji-Woon LEE, Jin-Hyon LEE, Jin-Seon SHIN, Sung-Yong KIM, Jong-Ki LEE
  • Patent number: 9343733
    Abstract: An electrode having a three-dimensional pore network structure including a fibrous pore channel is disclosed. A lithium battery including the electrode and a method of manufacturing the electrode are also disclosed. The three-dimensional pore network structure formed in the electrode allows for improved mobility of lithium ions in the electrode. Therefore, a lithium battery including the electrode may have improved output characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin-Hyon Lee, Man-Seok Han, Jong-Ki Lee
  • Publication number: 20160133926
    Abstract: Provided are a negative electrode for a rechargeable lithium battery including a negative active material and a conductive material wherein the negative active material includes graphite and an inorganic particle positioned on the surface of the graphite and having no reactivity with lithium, and the conductive material is included in an amount of greater than or equal to about 0.1 wt % and less than about 2 wt % based on the total amount of the negative active material and the conductive material, and a rechargeable lithium battery including the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Inventors: Jin-Hyon LEE, Sang-In PARK, Ji-Woon LEE, Eun-Young GOH, Jong-Ki LEE
  • Publication number: 20160126584
    Abstract: A rechargeable battery includes a wound electrode assembly having first and second electrodes at opposite surfaces of a separator; a first case accommodating a first side of the electrode assembly and being coupled to the first electrode; a second case accommodating a second side of the electrode assembly and coupled to the second electrode; and a gasket engaged by the electrode assembly and combined at the first and second openings to seal the first and second openings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Publication date: May 5, 2016
    Inventors: Ji-Woon Lee, Eun-Young Goh, Sang-In Park, Jin-Hyon Lee, Sung-Yong Kim, Jin-Seon Shin, Jong-Ki Lee