Enovix has been granted a patent for a secondary battery design with electrode constraints to limit growth during cycling. The structure includes electrode and counter-electrode populations arranged in a specific sequence within a rectangular prism shape, with compression members to maintain pressure. The design aims to improve battery performance and longevity. GlobalData’s report on Enovix gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

According to GlobalData’s company profile on Enovix, Battery management systems was a key innovation area identified from patents. Enovix's grant share as of April 2024 was 31%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Secondary battery structure with electrode assembly and constraint system

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Enovix Corp

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11961952B2) discloses a novel structure designed for cycling between a charged and discharged state in a secondary battery. The structure includes an electrode assembly and a constraint, with the electrode assembly comprising electrode structures, counter-electrode structures, an insulating separator material, electrode and counter-electrode buses, and a specific geometric shape. The constraint consists of compression and connecting members that maintain pressure on the electrode assembly during cycling, ensuring efficient operation. Additionally, the patent outlines various specific configurations and materials for the constraint to optimize performance.

Furthermore, the patent claims cover a range of variations in the structure, including different surface area ratios, dimensions of electrode structures, materials for the constraint, and pressure maintenance factors during cycling. These claims provide a comprehensive overview of the design possibilities and performance parameters for the structure, offering potential applications in secondary battery technology. The detailed specifications and variations outlined in the patent highlight the innovative approach taken to enhance the cycling efficiency and overall functionality of secondary batteries, showcasing the potential for advancements in energy storage systems.

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