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Solutions Search - Battery Management

5W Full Bridge AutoResonant Transmitter IC Simplifies Wireless Power Design

Eko Lisuwandi - Senior Design Engineer Mar 28th 2016
Wireless Power enables applications where it is difficult or impossible to use a connector to deliver power. Examples include products that need to operate in harsh environments or need to be cleaned or sterilized as well as products that are simply too small for a connector. However, integrated solutions for the transmitter ...

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Multi-chemistry Battery Charger Provides Battery Health and Power System Monitoring

Trevor Barcelo - Product Line Manager - Battery Management Jul 6th 2015
Batteries provide power to many different applications across a wide range of industries. While the sheer volume of consumer mobile devices tends to keep the spotlight on low voltage Li-ion powered applications, high performance and high reliability industrial, medical and military applications require a variety of battery ...

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LTC3305 Lead Acid Battery Balancer - Video Product Brief

Tony Armstrong - Director of Product Marketing May 28th 2015
The LTC®3305 balances up to 4 lead acid batteries connected in series. All voltage monitoring, gate drive, and fault detection circuitry is integrated. The LTC3305 is designed for  stand-alone operation and does not require any external control circuitry. The LTC3305 employs an auxiliary battery or an alternative ...

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Lead Acid Battery Balancer

Mark Vitunic - Design Manager Mar 31st 2015
Active balancing of series connected battery stacks exists for many common battery chemistries, but up until now not for lead acid. Skepticism abounds as to the need and benefit of active balancing for lead acid batteries but this skepticism is misplaced. As this video will show, series-connected lead acid batteries do require ...

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High Efficiency Buck-Boost Battery Charger

Charlie Zhao - Applications Eng Nov 19th 2014
Today’s battery chargers are expected to support a variety of battery chemistries and accept a range of input voltages. In many applications, the input voltage range can vary from below the output battery voltage to above the battery voltage, requiring both step-down and step-up capability. In this video, we will show ...

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LTC4020 55V Buck-Boost Multi-Chemistry Battery Charger - Video Product Brief

Steve Knoth - Senior Product Marketing Engineer Oct 15th 2014
The LTC®4020 is a high voltage power manager providing PowerPath™ instant-on operation and high efficiency battery charging over a wide voltage range. An onboard buck-boost DC/DC controller operates with battery and/or system voltages above, below, or equal to the input voltage. The LTC4020 seamlessly manages power ...

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LTM8052 TechClips - Output Current Limit Protection

Walker Bai - Applications Enginneer
Willie Chan - Sr PME Power Modules
May 9th 2014
The user adjustable current limit of the LTM8052 is a useful protection feature should the load become compromised due to cracked, worn or otherwise damaged wiring insulation. With a 24V input supply and current limit set at 4.8A, the thermal rise of the module stabilizes at 34°C above ambient with no forced airflow while ...

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Wireless Power Receiver Enables Compact and Efficient Contactless Battery Charging

Trevor Barcelo - Product Line Manager - Battery Management Dec 30th 2013
Batteries provide power to many different applications across a wide range of industries. Wireless charging enables those applications where it is difficult or impossible to use a connector. Examples include products that need to operate in harsh environments or need to be cleaned or sterilized as well as products that are simply ...

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High Efficiency Bidirectional Cell Balancer Maximizes Capacity and Lifetime of Series Connected Battery Stacks

Mark Vitunic - Design Manager Mar 5th 2013
Large, series connected strings of batteries are commonly used in electric vehicles, backup power systems and a wide variety energy storage applications. Maximizing the lifetime and ensuring safe usage of such battery stacks requires accurate measurement and balancing of each cells’ state of charge (SoC). Passive, or dissipative, ...

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New IC Technology Boosts Performance of Large Lithium Ion Battery Packs

Mike Kultgen - Design Director Nov 5th 2012
16kW-hr battery packs made from lithium ion cells are powering electric vehicles and storing grid energy. Measurement ICs like the LTC®6804 are used to extend the life and ensure the safety of the pack. The accuracy of the measurement IC can influence the cost of the system. The LTC6804 can measure cell voltages with less ...

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Transform a DC/DC Converter into a High Performance, Full-Featured Battery Charger

David Burgoon - Applications Engineer Oct 27th 2011
Portable electronic devices, powered by batteries, require battery chargers. In higher powered applications, efficiency and thermal management requirements lead to solutions using DC/DC converters. DC/DC converter controllers do not have the accuracy and features required for advanced battery charging and PowerPath™ management. Linear ...

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LTC4070 50mA/500mA Li-Ion/Polymer Shunt Battery Charger System - Video Product Brief

Steve Knoth - Senior Product Marketing Engineer Jul 9th 2010
The LTC4070 allows simple charging of Li-Ion/Polymer batteries from very low current, intermittent or continuous charging sources. The 450nA to 50mA operating current makes charging possible from previously unusable sources. With the addition of an external pass device, shunt current may be boosted to 500mA. Stacked cell high ...

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LT3652 Power Tracking 2A Battery Charger - Video Product Brief

Tony Armstrong - Director of Product Marketing Nov 18th 2009
The LT3652 is a complete monolithic step-down battery charger that operates over a 4.95V to 32V input voltage range. The LT3652 provides a constant-current/ constant-voltage charge characteristic, with maximum charge current externally programmable up to 2A. The charger employs a 3.3V float voltage feedback reference, so any ...

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