Patents by Inventor Jun-Woo Cho

Jun-Woo Cho 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: 10381614
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells arranged in a same direction and a same orientation; and a housing portion disposed on the outer surfaces of the plurality of battery cells. In the battery module, the housing portion includes a reinforcing plate positioned between at least two of the battery cells. The reinforcing plate is part of the housing portion, and strengthens the housing portion, thereby enabling a lighter weight battery module and improving the safety of the battery module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shi-Dong Park, Jun-Woo Cho, Young-Deok Kim
  • Patent number: 10003105
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells, a busbar holder on the battery cells, the busbar holder having a plurality of busbars coupling neighboring battery cells of the plurality of battery cells to each other, and a circuit board on the busbar holder and defining a plurality of fastening openings along its perimeter. The circuit board is coupled to the busbar holder with a plurality of fastening members coupled to first fastening openings defined on the busbar holder. The circuit board has a component for controlling and monitoring recharging and discharging of the battery cells coupled to the circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun-Woo Cho, Tae-Yong Kim, Jong-Han Rhee, Shi-Dong Park, Young-Deok Kim
  • Patent number: 9929387
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells aligned along one direction, each of the plurality of battery cells including terminals at first surfaces of the battery cells. A holder is on the first surfaces of the battery cells and has a groove. A frame surrounds side surfaces adjacent to the first surfaces of the battery cells and includes a first bent portion that is at least partially inserted into the groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun-Woo Cho, Tae-Yong Kim, Jong-Han Rhee, Shi-Dong Park, Seong-Joon Park
  • Patent number: 9859544
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells aligned in one direction, each battery cell of the plurality of battery cells including a terminal portion on a first surface of a respective battery cell, a bus-bar electrically connect between the terminal portions of the plurality of battery cells, and a bus-bar holder positioned on the first surfaces of the plurality of battery cells, the bus-bar holder including support portions configured to support two different surfaces of the bus-bar, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shi-Dong Park, Jong-Han Rhee, Tae-Yong Kim, Jun-Woo Cho, Seong-Joon Park
  • Patent number: 9774023
    Abstract: A battery module includes a first battery cell, the first battery cell having a first electrode terminal and a second electrode terminal, a first end block adjacent to the first battery cell, the first end block having a first power terminal portion, and a connection portion electrically connecting the first electrode terminal to the first power terminal portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shi-Dong Park, Jong-Han Rhee, Tae-Yong Kim, Jun-Woo Cho, Seong-Joon Park
  • Patent number: 9748539
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells, an end plate, and bush members. The plurality of battery cells are arranged along a direction. The end plate is adjacent to an outermost battery cell among the plurality of battery cells. The bush members are at respective sides of the end plate. In the battery module, the end plate includes a first end plate adjacent to the outermost battery cell, the first end plate including a first material, and a second end plate at an outer side of the first end plate, the second end plate including a second material. The bush members are at respective sides of the first and second end plates and between the first and second end plates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae-Yong Kim, Jong-Han Rhee, Shi-Dong Park, Jun-Woo Cho, Seong-Joon Park
  • Patent number: 9722222
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells, a holder, and a bus-bar. The plurality of battery cells are arranged along one direction, and each of the plurality of battery cells includes a terminal and a vent at an upper surface. The holder is on the plurality of battery cells and has an opening through which the terminal is exposed. The bus-bar is has a portion in the opening of the holder and electrically couples adjacent ones of the plurality of battery cells. The holder includes a bus-bar fastening portion at an area corresponding to the terminal and an exhaust portion at an area corresponding to the vent. The bus-bar fastening portion and the exhaust portion are integrally formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae-Yong Kim, Seong-Joon Park, Jong-Han Rhee, Jun-Woo Cho, Shi-Dong Park
  • Patent number: 9537125
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells arranged in a first direction, a pair of end plates adjacent to outermost battery cells of the plurality of battery cells, the pair of end plates extending along the plurality of battery cells in a second direction and being spaced apart along the first direction, and at least one bush member coupled to each of the end plates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shi-Dong Park, Jong-Han Rhee, Tae-Yong Kim, Jun-Woo Cho, Seong-Joon Park
  • Publication number: 20150295214
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells aligned along one direction, each of the plurality of battery cells including terminals at first surfaces of the battery cells. A holder is on the first surfaces of the battery cells and has a groove. A frame surrounds side surfaces adjacent to the first surfaces of the battery cells and includes a first bent portion that is at least partially inserted into the groove.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Inventors: Jun-Woo Cho, Tae-Yong Kim, Jong-Han Rhee, Shi-Dong Park, Seong-Joon Park
  • Publication number: 20150295280
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells, a busbar holder on the battery cells, the busbar holder having a plurality of busbars coupling neighboring battery cells of the plurality of battery cells to each other, and a circuit board on the busbar holder and defining a plurality of fastening openings along its perimeter. The circuit board is coupled to the busbar holder with a plurality of fastening members coupled to first fastening openings defined on the busbar holder. The circuit board has a component for controlling and monitoring recharging and discharging of the battery cells coupled to the circuit board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Inventors: Jun-Woo Cho, Tae-Yong Kim, Jong-Han Rhee, Shi-Dong Park, Young-Deok Kim
  • Publication number: 20150162578
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells, a holder, and a bus-bar. The plurality of battery cells are arranged along one direction, and each of the plurality of battery cells includes a terminal and a vent at an upper surface. The holder is on the plurality of battery cells and has an opening through which the terminal is exposed. The bus-bar is has a portion in the opening of the holder and electrically couples adjacent ones of the plurality of battery cells. The holder includes a bus-bar fastening portion at an area corresponding to the terminal and an exhaust portion at an area corresponding to the vent. The bus-bar fastening portion and the exhaust portion are integrally formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Publication date: June 11, 2015
    Inventors: Tae-Yong Kim, Seong-Joon Park, Jong-Han Rhee, Jun-Woo Cho, Shi-Dong Park
  • Publication number: 20150140406
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells, an end plate, and bush members. The plurality of battery cells are arranged along a direction. The end plate is adjacent to an outermost battery cell among the plurality of battery cells. The bush members are at respective sides of the end plate. In the battery module, the end plate includes a first end plate adjacent to the outermost battery cell, the first end plate including a first material, and a second end plate at an outer side of the first end plate, the second end plate including a second material. The bush members are at respective sides of the first and second end plates and between the first and second end plates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2014
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Tae-Yong Kim, Jong-Han Rhee, Shi-Dong Park, Jun-Woo Cho, Seong-Joon Park
  • Publication number: 20150079447
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells aligned in one direction, each battery cell of the plurality of battery cells including a terminal portion on a first surface of a respective battery cell, a bus-bar electrically connect between the terminal portions of the plurality of battery cells, and a bus-bar holder positioned on the first surfaces of the plurality of battery cells, the bus-bar holder including support portions configured to support two different surfaces of the bus-bar, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Shi-Dong PARK, Jong-Han RHEE, Tae-Yong KIM, Jun-Woo CHO, Seong-Joon PARK
  • Publication number: 20150079452
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells aligned in one direction, and a side plate disposed adjacent to side surfaces of the plurality of battery cells, the side plate including a compression area protruding toward the battery cells and configured to compress the battery cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Shi-Dong PARK, Jong-Han RHEE, Tae-Yong KIM, Jun-Woo CHO, Seong-Joon PARK
  • Publication number: 20150004469
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells arranged in a first direction, a pair of end plates adjacent to outermost battery cells of the plurality of battery cells, the pair of end plates extending along the plurality of battery cells in a second direction and being spaced apart along the first direction, and at least one bush member coupled to each of the end plates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2014
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Applicant: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shi-Dong PARK, Jong-Han RHEE, Tae-Yong KIM, Jun-Woo CHO, Seong-Joon PARK
  • Publication number: 20140349164
    Abstract: A battery module includes a first battery cell, the first battery cell having a first electrode terminal and a second electrode terminal, a first end block adjacent to the first battery cell, the first end block having a first power terminal portion, and a connection portion electrically connecting the first electrode terminal to the first power terminal portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Applicant: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shi-Dong PARK, Jong-Han RHEE, Tae-Yong KIM, Jun-Woo CHO, Seong-Joon PARK
  • Publication number: 20140315070
    Abstract: A battery module includes a plurality of battery cells arranged in a same direction and a same orientation; and a housing portion disposed on the outer surfaces of the plurality of battery cells. In the battery module, the housing portion includes a reinforcing plate positioned between at least two of the battery cells. The reinforcing plate is part of the housing portion, and strengthens the housing portion, thereby enabling a lighter weight battery module and improving the safety of the battery module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicant: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shi-Dong Park, Jun-Woo Cho, Young-Deok Kim
  • Patent number: 7298732
    Abstract: A method for initializing an IP phone in an IP telephony system. The IP (Internet Protocol) telephony system includes an IP network; at least one gatekeeper connected to the IP network, having a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server and a TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) server; an IP phone connected to the gatekeeper for voice communication service; and an AAA (Authentication, Authorization and Account) server. The method allowing the IP phone to access the DHCP server via a DHCP server IP address, and allocating a terminal IP address and a TFTP server IP address to the IP phone; allocating subscriber information having a phone number and an IP address of the gatekeeper to the IP phone to allow the IP phone to access the gatekeeper and transmit a registration request signal to the gatekeeper; the gatekeeper informing the AAA server of subscriber information of the IP phone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2007
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jun-Woo Cho
  • Publication number: 20030156579
    Abstract: A method for initializing an IP phone in an IP telephony system. The IP (Internet Protocol) telephony system includes an IP network; at least one gatekeeper connected to the IP network, having a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server and a TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) server; an IP phone connected to the gatekeeper for voice communication service; and an AAA (Authentication, Authorization and Account) server for performing an authentication, authorization, and accounting of the IP phone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2003
    Publication date: August 21, 2003
    Inventor: Jun-Woo Cho