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LTC4000 - High Voltage High Current Controller for Battery Charging and Power Management

LTC4000 - High Voltage High Current Controller for Battery Charging and Power Management

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The LTC4000 is a high voltage, high performance controller that converts many externally compensated DC/DC power supplies into full-featured battery chargers.
The LTC4000 is a high voltage, high performance controller that converts many externally compensated DC/DC power supplies into full-featured battery chargers.

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Linear Technology

Corporation
Editorial Preview
LTC4000: High Power Battery Charger
Controller
Tony Armstrong
Director of Product Marketing ÷ Power Products
March, 2011
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What Do High Power Handheld Product Designers Want ?
· Flexibility - Controller that Operates in Tandem with
Various Switcher Topologies
· Wide Ìnput Voltage Range
· Wide Output Voltage Range ÷ Multiple Battery Stacks
· Ability to Charge Multiple Battery Chemistries
· Simple, Autonomous Operation (no µP needed)
· High Output Current
· Tiny Externals
· Small, Low Profile Solution Footprints
· Advanced Packaging for Ìmproved Thermal Performance
and Space Efficiency

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What LTC4000 Does
· Simplify Charger System Application
· Reduce Number of Required ÌCs
· Enables Faster Re-design as
Requirements Change
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LTC4000: What is it?
60V Battery Charging ControIIer and Power Manager
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LTC4000: What is it?
60V Battery Charging ControIIer and Power Manager
· High VoItage High Current Battery Charger ControIIer
· Works with Any Point-of-Load DC-DC Converter TopoIogy
· Buck, Boost, Buck-Boost, SEPIC, FIyback
· Wide Input and Output VoItage Range: 3V to 60V
· MuItipIe Battery Stacks
· PowerPath" ControI
· Can Charge MuItipIe Battery Chemistries:
· Li/Ion-PoIymer, LiFePO
4
, SLA, NickeI
· Compact (4mm x 5mm x 0.75mm) 28-Pin QFN Package and
SSOP-28 Package
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Key Features
· ImpIements a CompIete High Performance Battery Charger when
Paired with a DC/DC Converter
· Wide Input and Output VoItage Range: 3V to 60V
· Input IdeaI Diode for Low Loss Reverse BIocking and Load Sharing
· Output IdeaI Diode for Low Loss PowerPath" and Load Sharing
with the Battery
· Instant-On Operation with HeaviIy Discharged Battery
· Programmable Ìnput and Charge Current:
±1% Accuracy
· Accurate Programmable Float Voltage (±0.2% at Room and
±1% Over Temperature)
· Programmable C/X or Timer Based Charge Termination
· NTC Ìnput for Temperature Qualified Charging
· 28-Lead 4mm × 5mm QFN or SSOP Packages
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The Power of LTC4000
· Ìnterfaces with DC/DC V
C
/ÌTH Pin
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Product Positioning
Figure 1. LTC3531 for Single Cell Li-Ìon Ìnput to 3.3V
Positioning of the LTC4000
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Part # LTC4000 LT3652HV LT3650
4.1 / 4.2 / 8.2^ / 8.4^
LTC4012
Input SuppIy
V
IN
Range
3V to 60V,
62V abs max
4.95V to 34V,
40V abs max
(Vfloat + 3.3V startup)
4.75V to 32V
(7.5V startup) /
9V to 32V
(11.5V startup),
40V abs max
6V to 28V,
32V abs max
Architecture
Monolithic (onboard power device) No Yes Yes No
Interface to ExternaI POL Switcher
Yes,
buck, boost, buck-boost,
fIyback, SEPIC
No No No
TopoIogy
Interface Charging
ControIIer
Non-sync buck Non-sync buck Sync buck controller
Total Solution 2-chip 1-chip (buck only) 1-chip (buck only) 1-chip (buck only)
PowerPath
TM
ControI Yes, instant-ON operation No No Yes ****
# Cells / Voltage / Chemistry
Multi-Chemistry:
3V to 60V output,
1-14 Li-Ìon/Polymer
1-16 LiFeP04
NiMH/NiCd up to 60V
SLA up to 60V
Multi-Chemistry:
1-4 Li-Ìon/Polymer
1-5 LiFeP04
NiMH/NiCd up to 18V
SLA up to 18V
1-2 Li-Ìon/Poly
Multi-Chemistry:
1-6 Li-Ìon/Polymer
1-7 LiFEPO4
NiMH/NiCd to 18 cells
SLA up to 28V
Ìnput Current Limiting Yes, ±1% No Yes Yes
Accuracy
VBATTERY Regulation (+25°C / temp) ± 0.2% / 1% ± 0.5% / 1% ± 0.5% / 1% ± 0.5% / 0.8%
Ì
CHARGE
Regulation ± 1% ± 5% ± 5% ± 5%
Indicators
Charge Current Detection Yes, /CHRG pin Yes, /CHRG pin Yes, /CHRG pin Yes
Charge Termination & Detection
Termination Method Adj Timer or C/x Adj Timer or C/10 Adj Timer or C/10 uController
Package
4mmx5mm QFN-28
SSOP-28
3mmx3mm DFN-12,
MSOP-12
3mmx3mm
DFN-12
4mmx4mm
QFN-20
Price (1k) TBD $3.40/$3.70 E/Ì $2.80/$3.22 E/Ì $2.95
* depends on the switcher the part is driving
** external FET dependent @ RSENSE = $0.15-$0.50 for 10k (Digikey)
*** varies with type of swicher driven, this number based on LTC3844 ^2x4.1V cell & 2x4.2V cell operation (metal 2 mask/TF
**** includes the input ideal diode for reverse current protection when input is grounded, ^2-cell products need a reverse blocking diode at the
does not provide an output ideal diode to connect battery to the load when input is missing.
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Typical Buck Application Schematic
Any DC/DC
with External
VC/ITH pin
Output Voltage
Resistor
Programmable
Output Current
Limited by DC-DC
and PFET selection
Float Voltage
Resistor
Programmable
Resistor Programmable C/X
Termination Optional
Charge Current
Resistor
Programmable
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Package Offerings
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Demo Circuit
Figure 1. LTC3531 for Single Cell Li-Ìon Ìnput to 3.3V
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Typical Market Applications
· High Power Battery Charger Systems
· High Performance Portable Ìnstruments
· Ìndustrial Battery Equipped Devices
· Notebook/SubNotebook Computers
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Conclusion
60V Battery Charging ControIIer and Power Manager
· ImpIements a CompIete High Performance Battery Charger when Paired
with a DC/DC Converter
· Wide Input and Output VoItage Range: 3V to 60V
· MuIti-Chemistry/Stack CompatibIe
· Input IdeaI Diode for Low Loss Reverse BIocking and Load Sharing
· Output IdeaI Diode for Low Loss PowerPath and Load Sharing with Battery
· Instant-On Operation with HeaviIy Discharged Battery
· ProgrammabIe Input and Charge Current: ±1% Accuracy
· Accurate ProgrammabIe FIoat VoItage: ±0.2% at Room and ±1% Over Temp
· ProgrammabIe C/X or Timer Based Charge Termination
· NTC Input for Temperature QuaIified Charging
· 28-Lead 4mm × 5mm QFN or SSOP Packages

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