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CPC
COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENTS OR SYSTEMS FOR SUPPLYING OR DISTRIBUTING ELECTRIC POWER; SYSTEMS FOR STORING ELECTRIC ENERGY (for digital computers G06F 1/18; circuits or apparatus for the conversion of electric power, arrangements for control or regulation of such circuits or apparatus H02M; interrelated control of several motors, control of a prime-mover/generator combination H02P; control of high-frequency power H03L; additional use of power line or power network for transmission of information H04B)
NOTE
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This subclass covers:

- ac or dc mains or distribution networks;
- circuit arrangements for battery supplies, including
charging or control thereof, or co-ordinated supply
from two or more sources of any kind;
- systems for supplying or distributing electric power
by electromagnetic waves.

This subclass does not cover:

- control of a single motor, generator or dynamo-electric
converter, of the types covered by subclass H01F or
H02K, which is covered by subclass H02P;
- control of a single motor or generator, of the types
covered by subclass H02N, which is covered by that
subclass.

WARNING
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The following IPC groups are not used in the CPC scheme. Subject matter covered by these groups is classified in the following CPC groups :

H02J7/10 covered by H02J 7/0072


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Circuit arrangements for dc mains or dc distribution networks
H02J 2001/002
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Intermediate ac, e.g. dc supply with intermediated ac distribution
}
H02J 2001/004
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{
Distribution of power generated by fuel cells
}
H02J 2001/006
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{
Provisions for temporary connection of dc sources of essentially the same voltage, e.g. jumpstart cables
}
H02J 2001/008
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{
Plural dc voltage, e.g. dc supply voltage with at least two different dc voltage levels
}
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Arrangements for reducing harmonics or ripples (in converters H02M 1/14)
H02J 1/04
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Constant-current supply systems
H02J 1/06
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Two-wire systems
H02J 1/08
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Three-wire systems; Systems having more than three wires
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Parallel operation of dc sources (involving batteries H02J 7/34)
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being switching converters (H02J 1/108, H02J 1/12 take precedence)
}
H02J 2001/104
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{
for synchronisation
}
H02J 2001/106
. . .
{
for load balancing or load symmetrisation
}
. .
{
using diodes blocking reverse current flow (H02J 1/12 takes precedence)
}
H02J 1/12
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Parallel operation of dc generators with converters, e.g. with mercury-arc rectifier
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Balancing the load in a network (by batteries H02J 7/34)
H02J 1/16
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using dynamo-electric machines coupled to fly-wheels
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Circuit arrangements for ac mains or ac distribution networks
H02J 2003/001
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Emergency control, e.g. method to deal with contingencies
}
H02J 2003/002
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Flicker reduction, e.g. compensation of flicker introduced by non linear load
}
H02J 2003/003
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Load forecast, e.g. method and systems for forecasting future load demand
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Arrangements for selectively connecting the load to one among a plurality of power lines or power sources (for providing uninterruptable power supply H02J 9/00)
}
H02J 3/006
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for providing alternative feeding paths between load and source when the main path fails, e.g. transformers, busbars
}
H02J 2003/007
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{
Simulating, e. g. planning, reliability check, modeling
}
H02J 3/008
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{
involving trading of energy or energy transmission rights
}
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Arrangements for reducing harmonics or ripples (in converters H02M 1/12)
H02J 3/02
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using a single network for simultaneous distribution of power at different frequencies; using a single network for simultaneous distribution of ac power and of dc power
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H02J 3/04
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for connecting networks of the same frequency but supplied from different sources
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Controlling transfer of power between connected networks; Controlling sharing of load between connected networks
H02J 3/08
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Synchronising of networks
H02J 3/10
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Constant-current supply systems
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H02J 3/12
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for adjusting voltage in ac networks by changing a characteristic of the network load
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H02J 3/14
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by switching loads on to, or off from, network, e.g. progressively balanced loading
H02J 2003/143
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Household appliances management
}
H02J 2003/146
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Tariff based load management
}
H02J 3/16
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by adjustment of reactive power
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Arrangements for adjusting, eliminating, or compensating reactive power in networks (for adjustment of voltage H02J 3/12; use of Petersen coils H02H 9/08)
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H02J 3/1807
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using series compensators
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H02J 3/1814
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wherein al least one reactive element is actively controlled by a bridge converter, e.g. unified power flow controllers (UPFC)
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H02J 3/1821
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using shunt compensators (H02J 3/1807, H02J 3/1878 take precedence)
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H02J 3/1828
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with stepwise control, the possibility of switching in or out the entire compensating arrangement not being considered as stepwise control
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H02J 3/1835
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with stepless control
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wherein at least one reactive element is actively controlled by a bridge converter, e.g. active filters
}
H02J 3/185
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wherein such reactive element is purely inductive, e.g. superconductive magnetic energy storage systems (SMES)
}
H02J 3/1857
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wherein such bridge converter is a multilevel converter
}
H02J 3/1864
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wherein the stepless control of reactive power is obtained by at least one reactive element connected in series with a semiconductor switch
}
H02J 3/1871
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Methods for planning installation of shunt reactive power compensators
}
H02J 3/1878
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using tap changing or phase shifting transformers
}
H02J 3/1885
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using rotating means, e.g. synchronous generators
}
H02J 3/1892
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the arrangements being an integral part of the load, e.g. a motor, or of its control circuit
}
H02J 3/20
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in long overhead lines
H02J 3/22
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in cables
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Arrangements for preventing or reducing oscillations of power in networks (by control effected upon a single generator H02P 9/00)
H02J 3/26
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Arrangements for eliminating or reducing asymmetry in polyphase networks
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H02J 3/28
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Arrangements for balancing of the load in a network by storage of energy
H02J 3/30
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using dynamo-electric machines coupled to fly-wheels
H02J 3/32
. .
using batteries with converting means
H02J 3/34
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Arrangements for transfer of electric power between networks of substantially different frequency (frequency-convertors H02M)
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H02J 3/36
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Arrangements for transfer of electric power between ac networks via a high-tension dc link
H02J 2003/365
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Reducing harmonics or oscillations in HVDC
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Arrangements for parallely feeding a single network by two or more generators, converters or transformers
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H02J 3/381
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Dispersed generators
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H02J 3/382
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the generators exploiting renewable energy
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H02J 3/383
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Solar energy, e.g. photovoltaic energy (generation of electric power by conversion of light H02S)
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H02J 3/385
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Maximum power point tracking control for photovoltaic sources
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H02J 3/386
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Wind energy (wind motors F03D)
}
H02J 3/387
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using fuel cells (fuel cells per se H01M 8/00)
}
H02J 2003/388
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Islanding, i.e. disconnection of local power supply from the network
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H02J 3/40
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Synchronising a generator for connection to a network or to another generator
H02J 3/42
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with automatic parallel connection when synchronisation is achieved
H02J 3/44
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with means for ensuring correct phase sequence
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H02J 3/46
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Controlling of the sharing of output between the generators, converters, or transformers
H02J 3/48
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Controlling the sharing of the in-phase component
H02J 3/50
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Controlling the sharing of the out-of-phase component
Circuit arrangements for mains of distribution networks not specified as ac or dc
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Circuit arrangements for transfer of electric power between ac networks and dc networks (H02J 3/36 takes precedence)
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{
with inductive power transfer (for charging H02J 7/025)
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Circuit arrangements for charging or depolarising batteries or for supplying loads from batteries
H02J 2007/0001
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Authentication, i.e. circuits for checking compatibility between one component, e.g. a battery or a battery charger, and another component , e.g. a power source
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H02J 7/0003
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with provision for charging different types of batteries
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H02J 7/0004
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with data exchange between battery and charger (H02J 7/0011 takes precedence)
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H02J 7/0006
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using passive battery identification means, e.g. resistors, capacitors (H02J 7/0011 takes precedence; identification by mechanical connections H02J 7/0045)
}
H02J 7/0008
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in response to measured battery parameters, e.g. voltage, current, temperature profile
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H02J 7/0009
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using switches, contacts or markings, e.g. optical, magnetic, barcode
}
H02J 7/0011
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with charge circuits contained within battery unit
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H02J 7/0013
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for charging several batteries simultaneously or sequentially (H02J 7/1423 takes precedence)
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H02J 7/0014
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Circuits for equalisation of charge between batteries
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H02J 7/0016
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using shunting, discharge or bypass circuits
}
H02J 7/0018
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using separate charge circuits
}
H02J 7/0019
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using switched or multiplexed charge circuits
}
H02J 7/0021
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Monitoring or indicating circuits (H02J 7/0026 takes precedence)
}
H02J 7/0022
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Management of charging with batteries permanently connected to charge circuit (H02J 7/0014 takes precedence)
}
H02J 7/0024
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Parallel/serial switching of connection of batteries to charge or load circuit
}
H02J 7/0026
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{
using safety or protection circuits, e.g. overcharge/discharge disconnection
}
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Stations for charging mobile units, e.g. of electric vehicles, of mobile telephones (H02J 7/0021, H02J 7/0026 take precedence)
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H02J 7/0029
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with safety devices (H02J 7/0026 takes precedence)
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H02J 7/0031
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using battery or load disconnect circuits (H02J 9/002 takes precedence)
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H02J 7/0032
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disconnection of loads if battery is not under charge, e.g. in vehicle if engine is not running
}
H02J 7/0034
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using reverse polarity correcting or protecting circuits (mechanical means of polarity protection H02J 7/0045)
}
H02J 7/0036
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using connection detecting circuits (H02J 7/0034 takes precedence)
}
H02J 2007/0037
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Overcharge protection
}
H02J 2007/0039
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Overcurrent protection
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H02J 2007/004
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Overdischarge protection
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H02J 7/0042
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characterised by the mechanical construction (H02J 7/355 takes precedence)
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H02J 7/0044
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specially adapted for holding portable devices containing batteries (H02J 7/0045 takes precedence)
}
H02J 7/0045
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concerning the insertion or the connection of the batteries (charging from ac mains using non-contact coupling H02J 7/025)
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H02J 7/0047
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with indicating devices (H02J 7/0021 takes precedence)
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H02J 2007/0049
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Detection of fully charged condition
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H02J 2007/005
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Detection of remaining charge capacity
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H02J 7/0052
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Charge circuits only (H02J 7/0003, H02J 7/0013, H02J 7/007 take precedence)
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H02J 7/0054
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Battery to battery charging (with circuits for polarity protection H02J 7/0034)
}
H02J 7/0055
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adapted for charging from various sources, e.g. AC, DC, multivoltage
}
H02J 7/0057
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{
adapted for charge maintenance or battery rejuvenation (H02J 7/0075 takes precedence)
}
H02J 2007/0059
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characterised by the converter
}
H02J 2007/006
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Charge provided using dc bus or data bus of a computer
}
H02J 2007/0062
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Charge provided using USB port connectors
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H02J 7/0063
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Circuits adapted for supplying loads only
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H02J 7/0065
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using converters specially adapted for use with a battery
}
H02J 2007/0067
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Discharge management, i.e. discharge current reduction at low state of charge, sequential battery discharge in systems with a plurality of battery
}
H02J 7/0068
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Battery or charger load switching, e.g. concurrent charging and load supply (H02J 7/0013 takes precedence)
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H02J 7/007
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Regulation of charging current or voltage
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H02J 7/0072
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using semiconductor devices only
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H02J 7/0073
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with a programmable charge schedule (H02J 7/0093 takes precedence)
}
H02J 7/0075
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for charge maintenance, battery initiation or rejuvenation
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the charge cycle being terminated in response to electric parameters (H02J 7/0093 takes precedence)
}
H02J 7/0078
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in response to discharge current, e.g. using a coulometer, pilot cell
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H02J 7/008
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with the battery connected to the charge circuit
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H02J 7/0081
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and in response to battery voltage gradient
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H02J 7/0083
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and in response to charge current gradient
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H02J 7/0085
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with the battery disconnected from the charge circuit
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H02J 7/0086
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and in response to battery voltage
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H02J 7/0088
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the charge cycle being terminated in response to non-electric parameters (H02J 7/0093 takes precedence)
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H02J 7/009
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in response to degree of gas development in the battery
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H02J 7/0091
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in response to temperature of the battery
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H02J 7/0093
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with introduction of pulses during the charging process
}
H02J 2007/0095
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Control circuit supply, e.g. means for supplying power to the control circuit
}
H02J 2007/0096
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Charger exchanging data with an electronic device, i.e. telephone, whose internal battery is under charge
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H02J 2007/0098
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{
Smart battery, e.g. battery with means for data exchanging with charger
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H02J 7/02
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for charging batteries from ac mains by converters
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H02J 7/022
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characterised by the type of converter
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using non-contact coupling, e.g. inductive, capacitive
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H02J 7/027
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with safety or indicating device
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H02J 7/04
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Regulation of charging current or voltage
H02J 7/041
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with a programmable charge schedule
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H02J 7/042
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the charge cycle being controlled in response to a measured parameter
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H02J 7/044
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in response to integrated charge or discharge current
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H02J 7/045
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in response to voltage or current
}
H02J 7/047
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in response to temperature
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H02J 7/048
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in response to degree of gas development in the battery
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H02J 7/06
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using discharge tubes or semiconductor devices
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H02J 7/08
. . . .
using discharge tubes only
H02J 7/082
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with a programmable charge schedule
}
H02J 7/085
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the charge cycle being terminated in response to electric parameters
}
H02J 7/087
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the charge cycle being terminated in response to non-electric parameters
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H02J 2007/10
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using semiconductor devices only
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H02J 2007/105
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with introduction of pulses during the charging process
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H02J 7/12
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using magnetic devices having controllable degree of saturation, i.e. transductors
H02J 7/125
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in combination with discharge tubes or semiconductor devices
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H02J 7/14
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for charging batteries from dynamo-electric generators driven at varying speed, e.g. on vehicle
H02J 7/1407
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on vehicles not being driven by a motor, e.g. bicycles
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H02J 7/1415
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with a generator driven by a prime mover other than the motor of a vehicle
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H02J 7/1423
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with multiple batteries or generators
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H02J 2007/143
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Multiple generators
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H02J 7/1438
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in combination with power supplies for loads other than batteries
}
H02J 7/1446
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in response to parameters of a vehicle
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H02J 7/1453
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with temperature compensation
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H02J 7/1461
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with safety or indicationg devices
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H02J 7/1469
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Regulation of the charging current or voltage otherwise than by variation of field
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H02J 7/1476
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by mechanical action on the generator
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H02J 7/1484
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by commutation of the output windings of the generator
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H02J 7/1492
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by means of controlling devices between the generator output and the battery
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H02J 7/16
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Regulation of the charging current or voltage by variation of field
H02J 7/163
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with special means for initiating or limiting the excitation current
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H02J 7/166
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with safety or indicating devices
}
H02J 7/18
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due to variation of ohmic resistance in field circuit, using resistance switching in or out of circuit step by step
H02J 7/20
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due to variation of continuously variable ohmic resistor
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H02J 7/22
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due to variation of make-to-break ratio of intermittently-operating contacts, e.g. using Tirrill regulator
H02J 7/225
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characterised by the mechanical construction
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H02J 7/24
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using discharge tubes or semiconductor devices
H02J 7/241
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using discharge tubes only
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H02J 7/242
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using semiconductor devices as final control devices
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H02J 7/244
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with on/off action
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H02J 7/245
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with pulse modulation
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H02J 7/247
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using thyristors or triacs as final control devices
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H02J 7/248
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characterised by the mechanical construction
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H02J 7/26
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using magnetic devices with controllable degree of saturation
H02J 7/28
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using magnetic devices with controllable degree of saturation in combination with controlled discharge tube or controlled semiconductor device
H02J 7/30
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using armature-reaction-excited machines
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H02J 7/32
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for charging batteries from a charging set comprising a non-electric prime mover
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rotating at constant speed
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H02J 7/322
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by variation of field, using discharge tubes
}
H02J 7/324
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by variation of field, using semiconductor devices
}
H02J 7/326
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by variation of field, using armature-reaction-excited machines
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H02J 7/328
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by variation of field, using magnetic devices having controllable degree of saturation
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Parallel operation in networks using both storage and other dc sources, e.g. providing buffering (H02J 7/14 takes precedence)
H02J 7/345
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using capacitors as storage or buffering devices
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H02J 7/35
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with light sensitive cells
H02J 7/355
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characterised by the mechanical construction
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H02J 7/36
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Arrangements using end-cell switching
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Circuit arrangement for emergency or standby power supply, e.g. for emergency lighting (with provision for charging standby battery H02J 7/00)
H02J 9/002
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in which a reserve is maintained in an energy source by disconnecting non-critical loads, e.g. maintaining a reserve of charge in a vehicle battery for starting an engine
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H02J 9/005
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using a power saving mode (for copiers G03G 15/5004)
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H02J 2009/007
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Detection of the absence of a load
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in which an auxiliary distribution system and its associated lamps are brought into service
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H02J 9/04
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in which the distribution system is disconnected from the normal source and connected to a standby source
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H02J 9/06
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with automatic change-over
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characterised by the use of electronic means (H02J 9/062 and H02J 9/065 take precedence)
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H02J 9/062
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involving non rotating DC/AC converters
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H02J 2009/063
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Common neutral, e.g. ac input neutral line connected to ac output neutral line and dc middle point
}
H02J 9/065
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for lighting purposes
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H02J 9/066
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characterised by the use of dynamo-electric machines (H02J 9/08 takes precedence)
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H02J 2009/067
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{
using multi-primary transformers, e.g. transformer having one primary for each ac energy source and a secondary for the loads
}
H02J 2009/068
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{
Electronic means for switching from one power supply to another power supply , e.g. to avoid parallel connection
}
H02J 9/08
. . .
requiring starting of a prime-mover
Circuit arrangements for providing service supply to auxiliaries of stations in which electric power is generated, distributed, or converted (emergency or standby arrangements H02J 9/00)
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Circuit arrangements for providing remote indication of network conditions, e.g. an instantaneous record of the open or closed condition of each circuit-breaker in the network; Circuit arrangements for providing remote control of switching means in a power distribution network, e.g. switching in and out of current consumers by using a pulse code signal carried by the network
{
(circuits for indication of single switches H01H 9/167; circuits specially adapted for remote switching of lighting via the power line H05B 37/0263)
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H02J 13/0003
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for DC networks
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H02J 13/0006
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for single frequency AC networks
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H02J 13/001
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characterised by the display, e.g. of data or controls
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H02J 13/0013
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characterised by transmission structure between the control or monitoring unit and the controlled or monitored unit
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H02J 13/0017
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with direct transmission between the control or monitoring unit and the controlled or monitored unit
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H02J 13/002
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using the power network as support for the transmission
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H02J 13/0024
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using pulsed signals
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H02J 13/0027
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Details of signals treatment means
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H02J 13/0031
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using static semiconductor means
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H02J 13/0034
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Transmitters
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H02J 13/0037
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Receivers
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H02J 13/0041
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using lamps or electromechanical means
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H02J 13/0044
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using DC signal superposition
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H02J 13/0048
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using modification of a parameter of the network power signal
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H02J 13/0051
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Zero-crossing time
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H02J 13/0055
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using an auxiliary transmission line
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H02J 13/0058
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carrying signals having the network frequency or DC signals
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H02J 13/0062
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using a data transmission bus
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H02J 13/0065
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using optical means
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H02J 13/0068
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using ultrasonic means
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H02J 13/0072
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using phone lines
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H02J 13/0075
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using radio means
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H02J 13/0079
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with transmission using an intermediate treatment level between the control or monitoring unit and the controlled or monitored unit
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H02J 13/0082
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using the power network as transmission support
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H02J 13/0086
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with transmission using plurality of intermediate treatment level between the control or monitoring unit and the controlled or monitored unit
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H02J 13/0089
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using the power network as transmission support
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H02J 13/0093
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for AC networks with plurality frequencies
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H02J 13/0096
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for networks combining AC and DC power
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Systems for storing electric energy (mechanical systems therefor F01 to F04; in chemical form H01M)
H02J 15/003
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in the form of hydraulic energy
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H02J 15/006
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in the form of pneumatic energy (accumulators for supplying fluid under pressure F15B 1/04)
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Systems for supplying or distributing electric power by electromagnetic waves
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