Select the right Li-Ion and Li-Polymer battery charger

Qi Deng; Henry Lee
July 2006
Portable Design;Jul2006, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p13
The article discusses the types of rechargeable batteries that are efficient in portable electronic devices. The author suggests that portable device design engineers should choose the right battery chemistry and charging solution for a particular application. It was indicated that Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) batteries have a battery chemistry that offers high energy density and lacks periodic discharging. Recently, Li-Polymer batteries are developed which are ideal for compact and long-run electronic devices because of its higher density and less likely to explode than Li-Ion batteries.


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