Monthly Archives: January 2013

“Battery Power Management for Portable Devices” (Yevgen Barsukov and Jinrong Qian) , review

It has been my great pleasure to read a pre-release version of the book “Battery Power Management for Portable Devices“, by TI scientists Yevgen Barsukov and Jinrong Qian, and to then write a foreword for it. The book will come … Continue reading

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Unlike Dreamliner battery, Elithion batteries are safe

The only way that a battery manufacturer can insure the safety of a battery is if a switch is included in the battery and the BMS has full control of that switch. The Li-ion batteries in the Dreamliner do include … Continue reading

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Boeing Dreamliner Li-ion battery fire

The entire fleet of Boeing Dreamliner aircrafts is grounded, because of a fire in a Lithium-ion battery. What do we know about the cause of that fire? The cells: LPV65, made by GS Yuasa. Small prismatic, metal case, safety vents … Continue reading

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