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DC1830B-D - LTC4000-1 Battery Charger Controller and PowerPath Manager with Maximum Power Point Control

Aug 29th 2017
Demonstration circuit 1830B is a battery charger controller and PowerPath™ manager with maximum power point control (MPPC) featuring the LTC®4000-1. MPPC extracts near maximum power from high impedance sources such as solar panels, wind turbines or fuel cells. MPPC is achieved by means of an input voltage regulation ...

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The Gleanergy Kit

Zachary Pantely - Applications Engineer Jun 27th 2017
The Gleanergy kit is a development platform which demonstrates the complete design of a wireless sensor mesh network built from sensor nodes that use energy harvesting to charge or extend the life of their batteries. ...

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Low Noise Power Supplies Come in Many Flavors: Part 3 - Buck Converters

Kevin B. Scott - Senior Strategic Marketing Engineer
Tim Sourdif - Senior Design Engineer
Mar 23rd 2017
In Part 1 of the series, we looked at linear regulators for lowest output noise performance. In Part 2, charge pump solutions with integrated post linear regulators we highlighted. In these previous examples, circuit efficiency was a lower priority. But what if low output voltage noise and high efficiency are both desired? ...

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DC2129A - LTC3119 Demo Board | Sync Buck-Boost, 2.5V ≤ VIN ≤ 18V, VOUT = 5V @ Up to 5A

Feb 24th 2017
Demonstration circuit 2129A features the LTC®3119, an 18V, 5A synchronous buck/boost DC/DC converter. The DC2129A has been designed for an input voltage range of 2.5V to 18V with an output voltage (VOUT) set to 5V. For VIN > 5V the output current can be as high as 5A. The unique 4-switch, single inductor architecture ...

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LTC3119 3.3V,1.5MHz Wide Input Regulator

Jan 18th 2017
The LTC®3119 is a high efficiency 18V monolithic buck-boost converter that can deliver up to 5A of continuous output current. Extensive feature integration and very low resistance internal power switches minimize the total solution footprint for even the most demanding applications. A proprietary 4-switch PWM architecture ...

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LTC3119 5V, 2MHz Wide Input Regulator

Jan 18th 2017
The LTC®3119 is a high efficiency 18V monolithic buck-boost converter that can deliver up to 5A of continuous output current. Extensive feature integration and very low resistance internal power switches minimize the total solution footprint for even the most demanding applications. A proprietary 4-switch PWM architecture ...

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LTC3119 12V, 2MHz Wide Input Regulator

Jan 18th 2017
The LTC®3119 is a high efficiency 18V monolithic buck-boost converter that can deliver up to 5A of continuous output current. Extensive feature integration and very low resistance internal power switches minimize the total solution footprint for even the most demanding applications. A proprietary 4-switch PWM architecture ...

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LTC3119 12V, 750kHz Regulator with Input Supply Rundown

Jan 18th 2017
The LTC®3119 is a high efficiency 18V monolithic buck-boost converter that can deliver up to 5A of continuous output current. Extensive feature integration and very low resistance internal power switches minimize the total solution footprint for even the most demanding applications. A proprietary 4-switch PWM architecture ...

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LTC3119 Photovoltaic Panel Input Lead-Acid Charger with Temperature Correction (1MHz)

Jan 18th 2017
The LTC®3119 is a high efficiency 18V monolithic buck-boost converter that can deliver up to 5A of continuous output current. Extensive feature integration and very low resistance internal power switches minimize the total solution footprint for even the most demanding applications. A proprietary 4-switch PWM architecture ...

Circuit 

 

DC2344A - Gleanergy Multi-Source Energy Harvesting Demo Board with Battery Chargers and Life-Extenders for Use with DC2321A Dust Demo Board

Jan 4th 2017
Demonstration circuit 2344A development platform is a versatile Energy Harvesting Demo Board that is capable of accepting solar, thermal, and piezoelectric energy sources or any high impedance AC or DC source. The board contains four independent power circuits consisting of the following EH ICs: LTC3106:  “300mA, ...

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18V, 5A Monolithic Synchronous Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter Delivers 95% Efficiency

Nov 14th 2016
18V, 5A, 95% Efficient Monolithic Synchronous Buck-Boost MILPITAS, CA – November 14, 2016 – Linear Technology announces the LTC3119, a synchronous current mode monolithic buck-boost converter that delivers up to 5A of continuous output current in buck mode from a wide variety of input sources, including single- ...

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DC2321A - Dust Energy Harvesting Demo Board with E-Ink Display, designed to connect to the DC2344A or DC2509A

Nov 3rd 2016
Demonstration circuit 2321A is a low power wireless sensor node development platform equipped with an E-ink display for user feedback. The system is capable of monitoring and managing its available energy, logging information from sensors and sharing this data over a wireless network. The board is designed to connect to the ...

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DC2509A - Gleanergy Multi-Source E H Demo Board with Battery Chargers and Life-Extenders for Use with DC2321A Dust Demo Board

Sep 27th 2016
The DC2509A development platform is a versatile energy harvesting demo board that is capable of accepting solar, thermal, and piezoelectric energy sources or any high impedance AC or DC source. The board contains four independent power circuits consisting of the following EH ICs: LTC®3106 – 300 mA, Low Voltage Buck-Boost ...

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60V Synchronous Buck Battery Charger Includes Lead-Acid & Li-Ion Charge Algorithms for up to 20A Charge Current

Aug 31st 2016
MILPITAS, CA – August 31, 2016 – Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC4013, a highly integrated, high voltage multi-chemistry synchronous step-down battery charger controller. With a wide input voltage range that spans up to 60V, the LTC4013 uses temperature-compensated 3- and 4-stage charge algorithms ...

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DC2255A - LTC3106EUDC Demo Board | Buck-Boost, 0.35V ≤ VIN ≤ 5.1V; Vout = 1.8/2.2/3.3/5V @ 300mA

Feb 3rd 2016
Demonstration circuit DC2255A features the LTC®3106, an ultralow input voltage buck-boost DC/DC converter with automatic PowerPath™ management optimized for multisource, low power systems. The DC2255A has four user-selectable output voltages: 1.8V, 2.2V, 3.3V and 5V. Output current can be up to 300mA (for ...

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300mV Start-Up, 1.6μA IQ Synchronous Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter with Integrated PowerPath for Low Power Wireless Sensor Applications

Dec 14th 2015
MILPITAS, CA - December 14, 2015 - Linear Technology announces the LTC3106, a highly integrated, 1.6µA quiescent current 300mV start-up buck-boost DC/DC converter with PowerPath™ management, optimized for multisource, low power systems. The LTC3106 is ideal for powering low power wireless sensors from rechargeable or primary batteries ...

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LTC3106 Solar Harvester with Primary Battery Backup

Dec 2nd 2015
The LTC®3106 is a highly integrated, ultralow voltage buckboost DC/DC converter with automatic PowerPath management optimized for multisource, low power systems. At no load, the LTC3106 draws only 1.6μA while creating an output voltage up to 5V from either input source. ...

Circuit 

 

LTC3106 TEG Harvester with Secondary Battery Backup

Dec 2nd 2015
The LTC®3106 is a highly integrated, ultralow voltage buckboost DC/DC converter with automatic PowerPath management optimized for multisource, low power systems. At no load, the LTC3106 draws only 1.6μA while creating an output voltage up to 5V from either input source. ...

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LTC3106 Portable Medical Device with Ambient Light Harvester or USB Powered Charging

Dec 2nd 2015
The LTC®3106 is a highly integrated, ultralow voltage buckboost DC/DC converter with automatic PowerPath management optimized for multisource, low power systems. At no load, the LTC3106 draws only 1.6μA while creating an output voltage up to 5V from either input source. ...

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LTC3106 Remote Outdoor Solar Powered Harvester with Thin Film Battery Backup

Dec 2nd 2015
The LTC®3106 is a highly integrated, ultralow voltage buckboost DC/DC converter with automatic PowerPath management optimized for multisource, low power systems. At no load, the LTC3106 draws only 1.6μA while creating an output voltage up to 5V from either input source. ...

Circuit 

 

LTC3106 Simple Wide Input Voltage Buck-Boost Converter

Dec 2nd 2015
The LTC®3106 is a highly integrated, ultralow voltage buckboost DC/DC converter with automatic PowerPath management optimized for multisource, low power systems. At no load, the LTC3106 draws only 1.6μA while creating an output voltage up to 5V from either input source. ...

Circuit 

 

LT8490 14.2V Flooded Lead-Acid Battery Charger

Feb 10th 2015
The LT®8490 is a buck-boost switching regulator battery charger that implements a constant-current constantvoltage (CCCV) charging profile used for most battery types, including sealed lead-acid (SLA), flooded, gel and lithium-ion. The device operates from input voltages above, below or equal to the output voltage and can ...

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LT8490 56.8V Lead-Acid Battery Charger (Four 12V Batteries in Series)

Feb 10th 2015
The LT®8490 is a buck-boost switching regulator battery charger that implements a constant-current constantvoltage (CCCV) charging profile used for most battery types, including sealed lead-acid (SLA), flooded, gel and lithium-ion. The device operates from input voltages above, below or equal to the output voltage and can ...

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LT3652HV Basic 2A 1-Cell LiFePO4 Charger (3.6V Float) with C/10 Termination

Jan 15th 2015
The LT3652HV is a complete monolithic step-down battery charger that operates over a 4.95V to 34V input range. The LT3652HV 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 desired ...

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Frequently Asked Questions: Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting With the LTC3108 & LTC3109

Dave Salerno - Design Section Leader Oct 6th 2014
Q. What are the target applications for the LTC3108 and LTC3109? A. As discussed in the datasheet, these parts target applications that require a low average power (in the milliwatt range or less). This could be a micro-controller that is running continuously, or a wireless sensor/transmitter that is operating at a low duty ...

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DC2126A - High-Accuracy Wireless Temperature Sensor with Solar Battery Life Extender

Aug 12th 2014
The DC2126A is a high-accuracy wireless temperature sensor, powered from ambient light, built using Linear Technology integrated circuits. A 24-bit delta-sigma ADC reads a thermistor biased from a precision voltage reference. A switching power supply harvests energy from the built-in solar panel, and automatically switches over ...

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400mA Synchronous Buck Battery Charger Features 40V Operation to Accommodate a Variety of Input Sources

Aug 7th 2014
MILPITAS, CA - August 7, 2014 - Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC4121, a constant-current/constant-voltage 400mA charger for Lithium-Ion, LiFePO4 and lead-acid batteries. The LTC4121’s high efficiency, synchronous step-down topology accepts a wide 4.4V to 40V input. A programmable 3.5V to 18V battery charge voltage ...

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LT3652HV Wall Adapter to 5-Cell LiFePO4 Battery Charger

Aug 4th 2014
The LT3652HV is a complete monolithic step-down battery charger that operates over a 4.95V to 34V input range. The LT3652HV 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 desired ...

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DC2151A - LTC3331EUH Demo Board | Dual Input, Buck Energy Harvester with 10mA Shunt Charger Plus Buck-Boost for Li Ion System Power, 3V ≤ VIN ≤ 18V; Adj 1.8V ≤ Vout ≤ 5V

Jun 25th 2014
Demonstration Circuit DC2151A is a nanopower buckboost DC/DC with energy harvesting battery charger featuring the LTC®3331. The LTC3331 integrates a high voltage energy harvesting power supply plus a DC/DC converter powered by a rechargeable cell battery to create a single output supply for alternative energy applications. ...

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LT3652HV 2A Solar Panel Power Manager With 7.2V LiFePO4 Battery and 17V Peak Power Tracking

Jun 23rd 2014
The LT3652HV is a complete monolithic step-down battery charger that operates over a 4.95V to 34V input range. The LT3652HV 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 desired ...

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LT3652HV 1A Solar Panel Powered 3-Stage 12V Lead-Acid Fast/Float Charger

Jun 23rd 2014
The LT3652HV is a complete monolithic step-down battery charger that operates over a 4.95V to 34V input range. The LT3652HV 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 desired ...

Circuit 

 

Nanopower Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter with Energy Harvesting Battery Charger

Jun 23rd 2014
MILPITAS, CA - June 23, 2014 - Linear Technology announces the LTC3331, a complete energy harvesting solution that delivers up to 50mA of continuous output current to extend battery life when harvestable energy is available. A simple 10mA shunt enables charging of a rechargeable battery with harvested energy while a low battery ...

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Product How-to: Precise Wireless Temperature Sensor Powers Itself

Jun 13th 2014
In case you missed it, LTC’s Kris Lokere recently wrote an article for EDN describing a circuit combining Dust, Energy Harvesting, and precision temperature sensing. Specifically, it describes a reference circuit showcasing: Dust Networks wireless - LTP5901-IPM SmartMesh IP Mote Energy Harvesting - LTC3330 Nanopower ...

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LTC3331 Wireless Battery Charger

Jun 9th 2014
The LTC®3331 integrates a high voltage energy harvesting power supply plus a buck-boost DC/DC powered from a rechargeable battery to create a single output supply for alternative energy applications. A 10mA shunt allows simple charging of the battery with harvested energy while a low battery disconnect function protects ...

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LTC3331 AC Line Powered 5V UPS

Jun 9th 2014
The LTC®3331 integrates a high voltage energy harvesting power supply plus a buck-boost DC/DC powered from a rechargeable battery to create a single output supply for alternative energy applications. A 10mA shunt allows simple charging of the battery with harvested energy while a low battery disconnect function protects ...

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LTC3331 Low Voltage Solar Harvester with Reduced Component Count (VIN < 6V)

Jun 9th 2014
The LTC®3331 integrates a high voltage energy harvesting power supply plus a buck-boost DC/DC powered from a rechargeable battery to create a single output supply for alternative energy applications. A 10mA shunt allows simple charging of the battery with harvested energy while a low battery disconnect function protects ...

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LTC3331 Charging a Battery with Harvested Energy

Jun 9th 2014
The LTC®3331 integrates a high voltage energy harvesting power supply plus a buck-boost DC/DC powered from a rechargeable battery to create a single output supply for alternative energy applications. A 10mA shunt allows simple charging of the battery with harvested energy while a low battery disconnect function protects ...

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LTC3331 UPS System for Wireless Mesh Networks with Output Supercapacitor Energy Storage

Jun 9th 2014
The LTC®3331 integrates a high voltage energy harvesting power supply plus a buck-boost DC/DC powered from a rechargeable battery to create a single output supply for alternative energy applications. A 10mA shunt allows simple charging of the battery with harvested energy while a low battery disconnect function protects ...

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LTC3331 Electric Field Energy Harvester

Jun 9th 2014
The LTC®3331 integrates a high voltage energy harvesting power supply plus a buck-boost DC/DC powered from a rechargeable battery to create a single output supply for alternative energy applications. A 10mA shunt allows simple charging of the battery with harvested energy while a low battery disconnect function protects ...

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LTC3331 Higher Efficiency Battery-Powered Buck Regulator

Jun 9th 2014
The LTC®3331 integrates a high voltage energy harvesting power supply plus a buck-boost DC/DC powered from a rechargeable battery to create a single output supply for alternative energy applications. A 10mA shunt allows simple charging of the battery with harvested energy while a low battery disconnect function protects ...

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LTC3331 Dual ±5V Power Supply

Jun 9th 2014
The LTC®3331 integrates a high voltage energy harvesting power supply plus a buck-boost DC/DC powered from a rechargeable battery to create a single output supply for alternative energy applications. A 10mA shunt allows simple charging of the battery with harvested energy while a low battery disconnect function protects ...

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Altera Cyclone V E Development Kit

Jun 4th 2014
Altera Cyclone V E Development Kit Altera’s Cyclone® V E Development Kit offers a comprehensive general-purpose development platform for many markets and applications, such as industrial communications and automation applications. The kit features a Cyclone V FPGA and a multitude of on-board resources including multiple ...

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DC2103A - LTC3107 Demo Board | 20mV start-up Energy Harvester and Battery Life Extender

Feb 28th 2014
Demonstration circuit 2103A featuring the LTC®3107 is a highly integrated DC/DC converter designed to extend the life of a primary battery in low power wireless systems by harvesting and managing surplus energy from extremely low input voltage sources such as thermoelectric generators (TEG). The step-up topology operates ...

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Ultralow Voltage Step-Up Energy Harvester & Power Manager IC Extends Useful Life of Primary Batteries in WSNs

Feb 27th 2014
MILPITAS, CA - February 27, 2014 - Linear Technology announces the LTC3107, a highly integrated DC/DC converter designed to extend the life of a primary battery in low power wireless system networks (WSNs). The LTC3107 combines energy harvesting and power management capability with a primary battery cell to extend the battery’s ...

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Techniques to Maximize Solar Panel Power Output

Trevor Barcelo - Product Line Manager - Battery Management Feb 3rd 2014
Two recent articles, "Energy Harvesting With Low Power Solar Panels" and  "Solar Battery Charger Maintains High Efficiency at Low Light", discuss how to efficiently harvest energy with low power solar panels. Both of these articles mention a concept known as maximum power, which in the context of solar panels is the ability ...

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DC2048A - LTC3330EUH Nanopower Buck-Boost DC/DC with Energy Harvesting Battery Life Extender

Jan 15th 2014
Demonstration Circuit 2048A is a nanopower buckboost DC/DC with energy harvesting battery life extender featuring the LTC®3330. The LTC3330 integrates a high voltage energy harvesting power supply plus a DC/DC converter powered by a primary cell battery to create a single output supply for alternative energy applications. ...

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LTC3107 Remote Sensor Application Using Thermal Energy Harvesting to Extend Primary Battery Life

Dec 19th 2013
The LTC®3107 is a highly integrated DC/DC converter designed to extend the life of a primary battery in low power wireless systems by harvesting and managing surplus energy from extremely low input voltage sources such as TEGs (Thermoelectric Generators) and thermopiles. The step-up topology operates from input voltages ...

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LTC3107 Thermal Harvester for Higher VIN Applications, Using External Rectifiers

Dec 19th 2013
The LTC®3107 is a highly integrated DC/DC converter designed to extend the life of a primary battery in low power wireless systems by harvesting and managing surplus energy from extremely low input voltage sources such as TEGs (Thermoelectric Generators) and thermopiles. The step-up topology operates from input voltages ...

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LTC3107 Dual Input Harvester Utilizes Thermal and Solar Energy

Dec 19th 2013
The LTC®3107 is a highly integrated DC/DC converter designed to extend the life of a primary battery in low power wireless systems by harvesting and managing surplus energy from extremely low input voltage sources such as TEGs (Thermoelectric Generators) and thermopiles. The step-up topology operates from input voltages ...

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LTC3107 Thermopile-Powered Battery Life Extender

Dec 19th 2013
The LTC®3107 is a highly integrated DC/DC converter designed to extend the life of a primary battery in low power wireless systems by harvesting and managing surplus energy from extremely low input voltage sources such as TEGs (Thermoelectric Generators) and thermopiles. The step-up topology operates from input voltages ...

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LTC3107 TEG Powered Thermal Harvester with Primary Cell Life Extender

Dec 19th 2013
The LTC®3107 is a highly integrated DC/DC converter designed to extend the life of a primary battery in low power wireless systems by harvesting and managing surplus energy from extremely low input voltage sources such as TEGs (Thermoelectric Generators) and thermopiles. The step-up topology operates from input voltages ...

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LTC3107 Battery Life Extender Utilizing Scavenged 60Hz AC

Dec 19th 2013
The LTC®3107 is a highly integrated DC/DC converter designed to extend the life of a primary battery in low power wireless systems by harvesting and managing surplus energy from extremely low input voltage sources such as TEGs (Thermoelectric Generators) and thermopiles. The step-up topology operates from input voltages ...

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LTC3107 3.6V Solar Powered Battery Life Extender Works from Indoor Lighting

Dec 19th 2013
The LTC®3107 is a highly integrated DC/DC converter designed to extend the life of a primary battery in low power wireless systems by harvesting and managing surplus energy from extremely low input voltage sources such as TEGs (Thermoelectric Generators) and thermopiles. The step-up topology operates from input voltages ...

Circuit 

 

80V Buck-Boost Lead Acid & Lithium Battery Charging Controller Actively Finds True Maximum Power Point in Solar Applications

Dec 2nd 2013
MILPITAS, CA – December 2, 2013 – Linear Technology Corporation announces the LT8490, a synchronous buck-boost battery charging controller for lead acid and Lithium batteries, featuring automatic maximum power point tracking (MPPT) and temperature compensation. The device operates from input voltages above, below or equal ...

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LT3652 Solar Battery Charger Maintains High Efficiency in Low Light

Jay Celani - Staff Design Engineer Oct 31st 2013
An important characteristic of any solar panel is that it achieves peak power output at a relatively constant operating voltage (VMP) regardless of illumination level (see Figure 2). The LT3652 2A battery charger exploits this characteristic to maintain a solar panel at peak operating efficiency by implementing input voltage ...

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Nanopower Buck-Boost DC/DC with Energy Harvesting Battery Life Extender

Aug 5th 2013
MILPITAS, CA – August 5, 2013 – Linear Technology announces the LTC3330, a complete regulating energy harvesting solution that delivers up to 50mA of continuous output current to extend battery life when harvestable energy is available. The LTC3330 requires no supply current from the battery when providing regulated power ...

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DC2080A - Energy Harvesting (EH) Multi-Source Demo Board with Transducers

Brian Shaffer - Applications Manager - Boston Design Center Jul 18th 2013
The DC2080 is a versatile energy harvesting demo board that is capable of accepting piezoelectric, solar, 4mA to 20mA loops, thermal powered energy sources or any high impedance AC or DC source. The board contains four independent circuits consisting of the following EH ICs: • LTC3588-1: Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting ...

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MicroGen’s Piezo-MEMS Vibration Energy Harvesters Enable Linear Technology SmartMesh IP Wireless Sensor Network

Jim Drew - Sr Apps Engineer Jun 25th 2013
MicroGen Systems, Inc. announced today that vibration energy harvesting BOLT Power Cells (see Figure 1) enabled a live wireless sensor network (WSN) using Linear Technology’s Dust Networks LTC5800-IPM SmartMesh IP mote-on-chip at the Sensors Expo and Conference exhibition in Rosemont, IL on June 5-6, 2013. The Linear mote ...

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DC1923A - LTC3129-1 Demo Board | 2.42V to 15V Input, 5V out at 200mA

Jun 5th 2013
Demonstration circuit 1923A features the LTC3129-1, a high efficiency 200mA output buck-boost DC/DC converter with a wide VIN and VOUT range. The DC1923A operates with a 2.42V to 15V input voltage range, and has been designed with the output voltage set to 5V. The demo board can be programmed to any of eight voltage settings ...

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DC1922A - LTC3129 Demo Board | Micropower, Sync Buck-Boost, 2.42V ≤ VIN ≤ 15V, Vout = 5V @ 200mA

May 7th 2013
Demonstration Circuit 1922A features the LTC®3129, a high efficiency 200mA buck-boost DC/DC converter with a wide VIN and VOUT range. The DC1922A demo board has two user selectable operating modes: Burst Mode® Operation and Fixed Frequency PWM (JP3). There is also an accurate programmable RUN pin which is used to ENABLE ...

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Solar & Piezo Energy Harvester and Battery Life Extender

Mar 18th 2013
The LTC3330 integrates a high voltage energy harvesting power supply plus a DC/DC converter powered by a primary cell battery to create a single output supply for alternative energy applications. The energy harvesting power supply, consisting of an integrated full-wave bridge rectifier and a high voltage buck converter, harvests ...

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15V, 200mA Synchronous Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter with Only 1.3μA of Quiescent Current

Mar 18th 2013
MILPITAS, CA – March 18, 2013 – Linear Technology announces the LTC3129, a synchronous buck-boost converter that delivers up to 200mA of continuous output current from a wide variety of input sources including single or multiple-cell batteries as well as solar panels and supercaps. Its 2.42V to 15V input range and 1.4V to ...

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Energy Harvesting with Low Power Solar Panels

Trevor Barcelo - Product Line Manager - Battery Management Feb 4th 2013
As global energy demand continues to drive oil prices higher design engineers across all application spaces investigate techniques to take advantage of “free” energy. Photovoltaic solar cells provide the most common alternative energy. Countless articles and studies have been done on Maximum Power Point Tracking ...

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LTC3129 Li-Ion Powered 3V Converter with 3.1V Input UVLO Reduces Low Battery lQ to 3uA

Feb 4th 2013
The LTC®3129 is a high efficiency, 200mA buck-boost DC/DC converter with a wide VIN and VOUT range. It includes an accurate RUN pin threshold to allow predictable regulator turn-on and a maximum power point control (MPPC) capability that ensures maximum power extraction from non-ideal power sources such as photovoltaic panels. ...

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DC2042A - ENERGY HARVESTING (EH) MULTI-SOURCE DEMOBOARD

Jan 17th 2013
DC2042A - Demo Board for:LTC3588-1 - Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Power SupplyLTC3108 - Ultralow Voltage Step-Up Converter and Power ManagerLTC3105 - 400mA Step-Up DC/DC Converter with Maximum Power Point Control and 250mV Start-UpLTC3459 - 10V Micropower Synchronous Boost Converter in ThinSOTLTC2935 - Ultra-Low Power Supervisor ...

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DC1883A - LTC3103EDD Demo Board I 2.5 ≤ VIN ≤ 15V, VOUT = 1.8V @ 300mA

Jan 25th 2012
Demonstration Circuit 1883A features the LTC®3103, a high efficiency, monolithic synchronous step-down converter using a current mode architecture capable of supplying 300mA of output current. The IC operates with a fixed frequency oscillator at 1.2MHz. The LTC3103 has two user selectable (JP2) operating modes: Burst Mode® ...

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DC1754A - LTC3104EDE Demo Board | 2.5V to 15V input, 3.3V at 300mA (Buck) and 1.8V at 10mA (LDO)

Jan 25th 2012
Demonstration Circuit 1754A features the LTC®3104, a high efficiency, monolithic synchronous step-down converter using a current mode architecture capable of supplying 300mA of output current. The IC operates with a fixed frequency oscillator at 1.2MHz. The LTC3104 also incorporates a programmable LDO which can be operated ...

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15V, 300mA Synchronous Buck Converters with Only 1.8μA Quiescent Current

Nov 28th 2011
MILPITAS, CA – November 28, 2011 – Linear Technology announces the LTC3103 and the LTC3104, 15V, fixed frequency synchronous buck converters capable of delivering 300mA of continuous current to output voltages from 0.6V to 13.8V. The LTC3103 consumes just 1.8µA of quiescent current, while the LTC3104 (which offers a 10mA ...

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DC1587A - LTC3105EDD| 250mV start-up, Step-up DC/DC Converter with Max. Power point Control

Jan 5th 2011
Demonstration circuit 1587A is a boost converter optimized for relatively high impedance, very low voltage input power sources. It allows a user to quickly evaluate the LTC3105 boost converter and LDO regulator. Capable of operating with an input voltage as low as 250mV and as high as 5V, the circuit features maximum power point ...

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DC1688A - LT3652HVEDD Demo Board | 17.7V to 34VIN, Buck 12V Lead Acid@2A, MPPC for Solar Power Input

Nov 15th 2010
Demonstration circuit 1688A is a sealed-lead acid 2A battery charger for solar power applications featuring the LT3652HVEDD. The LT3652HV is a complete mid-power battery charger that can operate over a wide input voltage range. The charger employs a 3.3V battery voltage feedback reference that allows the voltage for charging ...

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DC1658A-A - LTC3388EMSE-1 Demo Board | 2.7V ≤ VIN ≤ 20V, VOUT = 1.2V to 2.5V @ 50mA

Nov 15th 2010
Demonstration Circuit DC1658A is a 20V High Efficiency Nanopower Step-Down Regulator featuring the LTC3388-1/ LTC3388-3. The LTC3388 is an ultralow quiescent current power supply designed to regulate the output voltage by means of a nanopower high efficiency synchronous buck regulator. The input current is only 720nA typical ...

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DC1658A-B - LTC3388EMSE-3 Demo Board | 2.8V ≤ VIN ≤ 20V, VOUT = 2.8V to 5V @ 50mA

Nov 15th 2010
Demonstration Circuit DC1658A is a 20V High Efficiency Nanopower Step-Down Regulator featuring the LTC3388-1/ LTC3388-3. The LTC3388 is an ultralow quiescent current power supply designed to regulate the output voltage by means of a nanopower high efficiency synchronous buck regulator. The input current is only 720nA typical ...

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Maximum Power Point Control Simplifies Energy Harvesting

Fran Hoffart - Applications Engineer Nov 8th 2010
There is an increasing market for low power electronic devices located in remote locations, away from the power grid. Ideally, the power for these devices should be generated on-site using renewable energy. Perhaps the most visible form of renewable energy is from the sun. Converting this solar energy into electrical energy ...

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DC1702A - LTC4071EDDB Demo Board | Shunt Li Ion Charger, 10V ≤ VIN ≤ 16V, 4.1Vout @ 50mA

Oct 25th 2010
Demonstration Circuit DC1702A is a Li-Ion/Polymer Shunt Battery Charger system with Low Battery Disconnect featuring the LTC®4071EDDB. The LTC4071 allows simple charging of Li-Ion/Polymer batteries from very low current, intermittent or continuous charging sources. The DC1702 provides up to 50mA of output current at 4.1V ...

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Sub 1μA IQ Battery Charger Also Provides Pack Protection

Oct 21st 2010
MILPITAS, CA - October 21, 2010 - Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC4071, an easy-to-use, tiny shunt battery system for Li-Ion/Polymer batteries that integrates a charger and battery pack protection in one IC. The LTC4071, with its 550nA operating current, charges and protects batteries from previously unusable ...

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400mA Synchronous Step-Up DC/DC Converter with Maximum Power Point Control & 250mV Start Up for Energy Harvesting Applications

Oct 18th 2010
MILPITAS, CA - October 18, 2010 - Linear Technology announces the LTC3105, a high performance, synchronous boost converter that incorporates maximum power point control (MPPC) and starts up with inputs as low as 250mV. The LTC3105 operates over an extremely wide input range of 0.2V to 5V, making it ideal for harvesting energy ...

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LTC3105 3.3V from Multiple Stacked-Cell Photovoltaic with Source Temperature Tracking

Oct 15th 2010
The LTC3105 is a high efficiency step-up DC/DC converter that can operate from input voltages as low as 200mV. A 250mV start-up capability and integrated maximum power point controller (MPPC) enable operation directly from low voltage, high impedance alternative power sources such as photovoltaic cells, TEGs (thermoelectric ...

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LTC3105 Single-Cell Photovoltaic NiMH Trickle Charger

Oct 15th 2010
The LTC3105 is a high efficiency step-up DC/DC converter that can operate from input voltages as low as 200mV. A 250mV start-up capability and integrated maximum power point controller (MPPC) enable operation directly from low voltage, high impedance alternative power sources such as photovoltaic cells, TEGs (thermoelectric ...

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LTC3105 Thermoelectric Generator to 2.4V Super Capacitor Charger

Oct 15th 2010
The LTC3105 is a high efficiency step-up DC/DC converter that can operate from input voltages as low as 200mV. A 250mV start-up capability and integrated maximum power point controller (MPPC) enable operation directly from low voltage, high impedance alternative power sources such as photovoltaic cells, TEGs (thermoelectric ...

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LTC3105 Industrial Sensor 4mA to 20mA Current Loop Power Tap

Oct 15th 2010
The LTC3105 is a high efficiency step-up DC/DC converter that can operate from input voltages as low as 225mV. A 250mV start-up capability and integrated maximum power point controller (MPPC) enable operation directly from low voltage, high impedance alternative power sources such as photovoltaic cells, TEGs (thermoelectric ...

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