Patents by Inventor Pil Kyu Park

Pil Kyu Park 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: 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
  • Patent number: 11831041
    Abstract: Disclosed is a battery cell connector formed so as to have a general hexahedral shape, the battery cell connector including a lower mounting unit, in which a lower part of a cylindrical battery cell is mounted, an upper mounting unit, in which an upper part of another cylindrical battery cell is mounted, and a connection unit formed at a front surface, a rear surface, a left surface, and a right surface of the battery cell. The connection unit being configured to electrically and physically connect the battery cell connector to another battery cell connector, wherein the lower mounting unit, the upper mounting unit, and the connection unit are electrically connected to each other in the battery cell connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Inventors: Yong Han Kim, Pil Kyu Park, Joo Hwan Sung, Cheon Hee Bok
  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 20230032166
    Abstract: A system for manufacturing an electrode for a secondary battery is disclosed herein. In an embodiment, the system for manufacturing the electrode for the secondary battery comprises a supply roller for supplying a collector having a long sheet shape; an electrode active material coating device for applying an electrode active material to a surface of the collector supplied by the supply roller to manufacture an unfinished electrode; a rolling roller for rolling a surface of the unfinished electrode and adjusting a thickness of the electrode active material to manufacture a finished electrode; and an electrode quality inspection device for inspecting quality of the electrode through a surface roughness value of the rolling roller, a surface roughness value of the surface of the electrode, and a rolling load value of the rolling roller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2022
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Applicant: LG Energy Solution, Ltd.
    Inventors: Nam Won Kim, Pil Kyu Park, Han Gab Song, Duck Joong Yun, Dae Hyun Kim, An Soo Jeong
  • Patent number: 11539044
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a secondary battery electrode, a manufacturing method for the same, and an electrode assembly, and more particularly, to a secondary battery electrode, a manufacturing method for the same, and an electrode assembly having improved stability. In accordance with an exemplary embodiment, a secondary battery electrode includes a current collector that extends in one direction, a first active material layer provided on one surface of the current collector and including a first inclined portion and a first protruding portion, and a second active material layer provided on the other surface of the current collector and including a second inclined portion and a second protruding portion. In particular, a position of the second protruding portion is controlled on the second active material layer to be disposed at a position that is not directly opposite to the first inclined portion with respect to the current collector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Nam Won Kim, Pil Kyu Park, Han Gab Song, Duck Joong Yun, Dea Hyun Kim, An Soo Jeong
  • Publication number: 20220359856
    Abstract: Provided is a method for determining the wetting degree of a lithium ion battery cell using a low current test. The wetting degree determination method according to the present disclosure includes a) obtaining, as a reference charge profile, a charge profile recorded while charging a reference battery cell having undergone receiving an electrode assembly and an electrolyte solution in a case, assembling and pre-aging with a low current of 0.01 C-rate or less, b) measuring and recording a charge profile while charging another battery cell having undergone receiving an electrode assembly and an electrolyte solution in a case, assembling and pre-aging with a low current of 0.01 C-rate or less in the same way as the reference battery cell, and c) determining the wetting degree of another battery cell relative to the reference battery cell by comparative analysis of the reference charge profile and the measured charge profile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2020
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicant: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Myung-Hoon KO, Jee-Ho KIM, Yong-Tae LEE, Pil-Kyu PARK
  • Patent number: 11495847
    Abstract: A secondary battery is provided. The secondary battery includes an electrode assembly including a negative electrode sheet, a positive electrode sheet, and a separation membrane; and a heat radiation tape disposed at an external circumferential surface of the electrode assembly. The heat radiation tape includes a heat diffusion layer, and the heat diffusion layer includes at least one of graphite and a metal foil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: LG ENERGY SOLUTION, LTD.
    Inventors: Hyoung Kwon Kim, Jeeeun Kim, Hayoung Heo, Duk Hyun Ryu, Pil Kyu Park, Namwon Kim
  • Patent number: 11495783
    Abstract: A system for manufacturing an electrode for a secondary battery is disclosed herein. In an embodiment, the system for manufacturing the electrode for the secondary battery comprises a supply roller for supplying a collector having a long sheet shape; an electrode active material coating device for applying an electrode active material to a surface of the collector supplied by the supply roller to manufacture an unfinished electrode; a rolling roller for rolling a surface of the unfinished electrode and adjusting a thickness of the electrode active material to manufacture a finished electrode; and an electrode quality inspection device for inspecting quality of the electrode through a surface roughness value of the rolling roller, a surface roughness value of the surface of the electrode, and a rolling load value of the rolling roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Inventors: Nam Won Kim, Pil Kyu Park, Han Gab Song, Duck Joong Yun, Dae Hyun Kim, An Soo Jeong
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20220271345
    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: February 4, 2022
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    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: 20220271405
    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: February 4, 2022
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    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: 20220271403
    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: February 4, 2022
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    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