Murata Manufacturing had 139 patents in batteries during Q1 2024. Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd filed patents related to secondary batteries and battery packs in Q1 2024. The patents focus on improving battery safety, enhancing heat absorption, and optimizing electrode structures for better performance. The innovations include using specific electrolytic solutions, heat-absorbing members, and electrode configurations to enhance battery efficiency and safety. GlobalData’s report on Murata Manufacturing gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Murata Manufacturing grant share with batteries as a theme is 48% in Q1 2024. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: Electrolytic solution for secondary battery, and secondary battery (Patent ID: US20240105997A1)

The patent filed by Murata Manufacturing Co Ltd. describes a secondary battery with a specific composition of electrolytic solution containing an electrolyte salt and lithium fluorophosphate. The electrolyte salt includes an imide anion with specific formulas, and the lithium fluorophosphate includes lithium monofluorophosphate or lithium difluorophosphate. The battery may also include a light metal ion as a cation, such as lithium ion, and the content of the electrolyte salt in the solution is defined within a certain range.

Furthermore, the electrolytic solution may also contain lithium hexafluorophosphate and other specific compounds like cyclic carbonic acid esters, sulfonic acid esters, or nitrile compounds. The patent also covers an electrolytic solution for a secondary battery with the same composition as the battery itself, emphasizing the importance of the specific electrolyte salt and lithium fluorophosphate combination for optimal battery performance. Overall, the patent focuses on the unique composition of the electrolytic solution to enhance the efficiency and longevity of lithium-ion secondary batteries.

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