US Pat. No. 9,545,010

INTERCONNECT FOR BATTERY PACKS

CelLink Corporation, Bel...

1. An interconnect circuit for interconnecting an array of devices, the interconnect circuit comprising:
a conductive layer comprising conductive layer islands electrically isolated from each other,
wherein at least one of the conductive layer islands comprises a contact pad, a fusible link, and a conductive layer channel,
wherein the conductive layer channel partially surrounds and separates the contact pad from a remaining portion of the at
least one of the conductive layer islands and terminates at the fusible link such that the fusible link provides an electrical
connection between the contact pad and the remaining portion; and

an insulating layer laminated to the conductive layer
wherein the insulating layer mechanically supports and maintains registration of the conductive layer islands relative to
each other, and

wherein the fusible link is freestanding and does not overlap with the insulating layer.

US Pat. No. 9,466,777

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMBINED THERMAL AND ELECTRICAL ENERGY TRANSFER

CelLink Corporation, Men...

1. An interconnect circuit comprising:
an electro-thermal conductor comprising a thermal conductor portion, a first electrical conductor portion, a second electrical
conductor portion, a base sublayer and a surface sublayer having a different composition than the base sublayer,

wherein the thermal conductor portion is electrically isolated from the first electrical conductor portion by a gap defining
a boundary of the first electrical conductor portion,

wherein the second electrical conductor portion is electrically isolated from the thermal conductor portion and from the first
electrical conductor portion,

wherein the thermal conductor the first electrical conductor portion and the second electrical conductor portion have an identical
composition,

wherein the thermal conductor portion, the first electrical conductor portion and the second electrical conductor portion
have an identical thickness;

a first insulator adhered to the surface sublayer of the electro-thermal conductor,
wherein the first insulator supports the thermal conductor portion the first electrical conductor portion, and the second
electrical conductor portion relative to each other and maintains the gap between the thermal conductor portion and the first
electrical conductor portion; and

wherein the electro-thermal conductor comprising stress relieving openings disposed on the thermal conductor portion, the
first electrical conductor portion and the second electrical conductor portion.

US Pat. No. 9,147,875

INTERCONNECT FOR BATTERY PACKS

CelLink Corporation, Bel...

1. A method of forming an interconnect circuit for interconnecting an array of battery cells, the method comprising:
forming a set of conductive layer openings in a conductive layer,
wherein the conductive layer openings in the set are separated from each other by two or more connecting tabs,
wherein the set of the conductive layer openings and the two or more connecting tabs surround and define a region of the conductive
layer, and

wherein, after forming the set of the conductive layer openings, the two or more connecting tabs mechanically support and
maintain registration of the region of the conductive layer relative to other portions of the conductive layer;

laminating the conductive layer comprising the set of the conductive layer openings to a support layer,
wherein, after laminating the conductive layer to the support layer, the support layer mechanically supports and maintains
registration of the region of the conductive layer relative to the other portions of the conductive layer; and

removing at least one of the two or more connecting tabs,
wherein removing the at least one of the two or more connecting tabs converts the set of the conductive layer openings into
a continuous conductive layer channel at least partially surrounding and defining the region of the conductive layer.

US Pat. No. 9,832,857

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMBINED THERMAL AND ELECTRICAL ENERGY TRANSFER

CelLink Corporation, Men...

1. An interconnect circuit comprising:
an electro-thermal conductor comprising a thermal conductor portion and a first electrical conductor portion,
wherein the thermal conductor portion is electrically isolated from the first electrical conductor portion by a gap defining
a boundary of the first electrical conductor portion,

wherein the thermal conductor portion and the first electrical conductor portion have an identical composition and each of
the thermal conductor portion and the first electrical conductor portion comprises a base sublayer and a surface sublayer
having a different composition than the base sublayer,

wherein the base sublayer comprises aluminum, and
wherein the thermal conductor portion and the first electrical conductor portion have an identical thickness;
a first insulator adhered to the surface sublayer of the thermal conductor portion and to the first electrical conductor portion,
wherein the first insulator supports the thermal conductor portion and the first electrical conductor portion relative to
each other and maintains the gap between the thermal conductor portion and the first electrical conductor portion;

a thermally conductive adhesive adhered to the electro-thermal conductor such that the electro-thermal conductor is disposed
between the thermally conductive adhesive and the first insulator; and

a heat sink adhered to the thermally conductive adhesive such that the thermally conductive adhesive is disposed between the
heat sink and the electro-thermal conductor, wherein the heat sink is thermally coupled to the electro-thermal conductor by
the thermally conductive adhesive.

US Pat. No. 9,844,148

METHOD OF FORMING A CIRCUIT FOR INTERCONNECTING ELECTRONIC DEVICES

CelLink Corporation, San...

1. A method of forming a circuit for interconnecting electronic devices, the method comprising:
forming a set of conductive layer openings in a conductive layer,
wherein the conductive layer openings in the set are separated from each other by two or more connecting tabs,
wherein the set of the conductive layer openings and the two or more connecting tabs surround and define a region of the conductive
layer, and

wherein, after forming the set of the conductive layer openings, the two or more connecting tabs mechanically support and
maintain registration of the region of the conductive layer relative to other portions of the conductive layer;

laminating the conductive layer comprising the set of the conductive layer openings to a support layer,
wherein, after laminating the conductive layer to the support layer, the support layer mechanically supports and maintains
registration of the region of the conductive layer relative to the other portions of the conductive layer; and

removing at least a first connecting tab of the two or more connecting tabs,
wherein removing at least the first connecting tab of the two or more connecting tabs converts the set of the conductive layer
openings into a continuous conductive layer channel at least partially surrounding and defining the region of the conductive
layer.

US Pat. No. 10,153,570

FLEXIBLE CIRCUITS FOR ELECTRICAL HARNESSES

CelLink Corporation, San...

1. An electrical harness assembly comprising: a connector, comprising a first contact interface and a first connecting portion; and a first conductor trace, comprising a first conductor lead and a first connecting end, wherein: the first conductor lead and the first connecting end of the first conductor trace are monolithic; the first conductor lead has a width-to-thickness ratio of at least 2; and the first connecting end of the first conductor trace is electrically coupled to the first connecting portion of the connector, wherein the first connecting end of the first conductor trace has a width-to-thickness ratio less than the width-to-thickness ratio of the first conductor lead.

US Pat. No. 10,172,229

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMBINED THERMAL AND ELECTRICAL ENERGY TRANSFER

CelLink Corporation, San...

1. An interconnect circuit comprising:an electro-thermal conductor, comprising a thermal conductor portion and a first electrical conductor portion,
wherein the thermal conductor portion is electrically isolated from the first electrical conductor portion by a gap defining a boundary of the first electrical conductor portion,
wherein each of the thermal conductor portion and the first electrical conductor portion comprises a base sublayer and a surface sublayer having a different composition than the base sublayer, and
wherein the thermal conductor portion and the first electrical conductor portion have an identical thickness;
a first insulator, adhered to the surface sublayer of the thermal conductor portion and to the surface sublayer of the first electrical conductor portion, wherein the first insulator supports the thermal conductor portion and the first electrical conductor portion relative to each other thereby maintaining electrical isolation between the thermal conductor portion and the first electrical conductor portion; and
a heat sink, thermally coupled to at least the electro-thermal conductor by an adhesive.

US Pat. No. 10,211,443

BATTERY INTERCONNECTS

CELLINK CORPORATION, San...

1. An interconnect for interconnecting a set of battery cells, the interconnect comprising:a conductor, comprising a first portion and a second portion, electrically isolated from the first portion,
wherein the first portion comprises a first contact, a second contact, and a fuse, the fuse forming electrical connection between the first contact and the second contact and being monolithic with the first contact and the second contact, and
wherein thicknesses of the first contact, the second contact, and the fuse are same;
a first insulator, adhered to the conductor and mechanically supporting the first portion and the second portion of the conductor relative to each other,
wherein the first insulator comprises a first opening such that the fuse fully overlaps with the first opening;
a second insulator, adhered to the conductor and mechanically supporting the first portion and the second portion of the conductor relative to each other,
wherein the second insulator comprises a second opening such that the fuse fully overlaps with the second opening, and
wherein the conductor is positioned between the first insulator and the second insulator; and
a heat sink, adhered and thermally coupled to the second insulator such that the second insulator is disposed between the heat sink and the conductor and the conductor is electrically insulated from the heat sink.