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    How to Safely Select DC Fuses for EES Systems

    Proper selection of direct current (DC) overcurrent fuses is not as simple as it may seem, and several factors need to be looked at for proper selection. Design engineers need to look at many different things such as what we’re protecting, system voltage changes, circuit fault currents, minimum breaking currents, mechanical requirements, temperature deratings, system operation regarding cycling, etc. All of these and other factors need to be taken into consideration to safely select the proper DC fuse for each unique application. This presentation will take you through the basics of DC and AC fuses, DC circuit protection methods, and review EES fuse selection along with a case study. With the rapid growth of Electrical Energy Storage systems being implemented and deployed, we see an opportunity to educate everyone on this topic.

    This webinar will focus on the following key topics:

    • Fuseology
    • Fuse Selection Practices
    • DC Circuit Protection
    • EES Fuse Selection Methodology
    • Case Study

    Presenter
    Cynthia Cline – Principal Solutions Engineer at Mersen

    Cynthia Cline, is Mersen’s Principal Solutions Engineer and has over 35 years of experience with customer applications and providing detailed circuit analysis to meet customer needs with AC and DC fuse protection. She is also active with codes and standards for UL and IEC protection products. She graduated with a degree in Electrical Power Systems from Michigan Technological University.

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    Lithium-Ion Battery Patents – Understanding Infringement and Invalidity Through Recent Notable Litigation

    This presentation will discuss recent notable decisions in U.S. litigation of lithium-ion patents, and what those cases can teach us about infringement and invalidity issues in lithium-ion patents. The presentation will focus on the role played by weight/volume claim terms, the duty of disclosure and invention disclosure statements during prosecution, the importance of quantitative examples in lithium-ion patent specifications, and properly presenting prophetic and working examples.

    This webinar will focus on the following key topics:

    • Recent notable decisions in U.S. district court and U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (IPRs) litigation of lithium-ion patents
    • The infringement and invalidity of lithium-ion patent claims:
    – The critical role of weight/volume (quantitative) claim terms
    – How invention disclosure statements (IDS) can affect validity
    – The importance of examples in a lithium-ion patent specification
    – Properly presenting prophetic examples (predicted experimental results) as opposed to working examples (actual experimental results) in a lithium-ion patent

    Presenter
    Howard Lim – Patent Attorney, Fenwick & West LLP

    Howard L. Lim is a patent lawyer representing technology-based clients in patent litigation matters and post-grant proceedings, such as inter partes reviews. He works on intellectual property and legal issues related to lithium-ion batteries. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Howard developed lithium-ion batteries at Panasonic and Sanyo Electric Company for electric vehicle and energy storage applications.

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    Best Practices for EV Cell Testing

    In this webinar, we will begin with an overview of the typical structure of automotive EV programs, along with how the APQP phase gate process aligns to the key milestones of Automotive Component Verification (DVP & PVP) validation plans. Key considerations for testing progress tracking, reporting and the range of different tools and strategies will be discussed. This includes the importance of rigorous test procedure definition and equipment set-up verification to ensure highest quality data and reporting. A review the relevant standards will be presented along with examples of OEM specific testing areas. We conclude with a summary of the best practices our team has developed thru our EV testing programs conducted at Energy Assurance LLC’s Hopkinton test facility.

    This webinar will focus on the following key topics:

    • Typical EV program structure overview and APQP process
    • Effective reporting and communication strategies
    • Procedure definition and development
    • Ensuring proper test set-up preparation and execution
    • EV relevant testing standards and customer specific testing

    Presenter
    Mike Strzepa – General Manager at Energy Assurance

    Mike Strzepa is Energy Assurance’s General Manager at their EV/Med-Large format test center in Hopkinton MA. He graduated with an MSME from UMASS and has over 35 years of experience in high tech. Prior to joining Energy Assurance, Mike had served the past 11 years in the battery industry at A123 Systems as Chief engineer and in program/test management roles with major OEM customers.

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    Augment Your Battery Research With Non-Ambient In Operando XRD

    Recently, in operando research on batteries with XRD system in room temperature has provided great understanding on the dynamic migration of the electrode materials during the charge cycle. However, a battery may work perfectly at ambient temperature, but actual environment may cause unexpected performance degradation and safety risks. To investigate battery stability under non-ambient conditions, we are introducing 2 variable temperature electrochemical cell (VTEC) battery stages with heating and cooling feature between -10°C and 70°C on the Empyrean XRD platform. In combination with comprehensive instruments control software and powerful data visualization and analysis tools made for large XRD datasets in HighScore Plus, we provide the most advanced in operando in situ solutions to accelerate your battery research.

    This webinar will focus on the following key topics:

    • Advanced non-ambient in operando studies on batteries with Empyrean XRD system
    • Synergy amongst potentiostat, Empyrean and temperature controller
    • Fully automated data analysis with HighScore Plus
    o electrode phase identification and quantification
    o crystal structure and defects analysis
    o cluster analysis
    o intuitive and powerful visualization tools made for in-operando experiments

    Presenter
    Zhaohui Bao – Product Manager at Malvern Panalytical

    Zhaohui obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Civil Engineering from the University of Grenoble in France. He joined the XRD application team in Malvern Panalytical since 2012. He is currently working as the Empyrean product manager. His responsibility covers product marketing, sales enablement, product development, and other life cycle management on the Empyrean XRD system.

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