New Compact CMOS Li-Ion Battery Charger Using Charge-Pump Technique for Portable Applications

Dept. of Electron. Eng., Nat. Taipei Univ.
Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, IEEE Transactions on (Impact Factor: 2.3). 05/2007; DOI: 10.1109/TCSI.2007.890605
Source: IEEE Xplore

ABSTRACT This paper presents a new compact CMOS Li-Ion battery charger for portable applications that uses a charge-pump technique. The proposed charger features a small chip size and a simple circuit structure. Additionally, it provides basic functions with voltage/current detection, end-of-charge detection, and charging speed control. The charger operates in dual-mode and is supported in the trickle/large constant-current mode to constant-voltage mode with different charging rates. This charger is implemented using a TSMC 0.35-mum CMOS process with a 5-V power supply. The output voltage is almost 4.2 V, and the maximum charging current reaches 700 mA. It has 67.89% power efficiency, 837-mW chip power dissipation, and only 1.455times1.348 mm2 in chip area including pads

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