Design Con 2015
Breaking News

New IC Technology Boosts Performance of Large Lithium Ion Battery Packs

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 than 1.2mV of total error. Groups of LTC6804 ICs can measure 100’s of cells quickly and accurately in noisy conditions. Accurate measurements mean fewer battery cells are needed to meet an energy storage requirement. Several integrated circuits on the market measure battery cells. The LTC6804’s unique zener voltage reference makes it performance superior. The LTC6804 maintains its accuracy after severe thermal stress, humidity and for years in service. The new “isoSPI” 2-wire isolated data interface further reduces the battery pack component count while increasing the immunity to electromagnetic interference. Precision data acquisition, robust performance and a simple schematic make the LTC6804 a new standard for battery cell monitoring.
NO RATINGS
1/17/2013 06:43 PM EST | Post a comment
Related Videos
Linear Technology
This video explores the LT3086, a new member of our LDO+ ...
In today’s modern electronic systems, the need for power ...
Differential op amps are important building blocks in ...
Wireless sensor networks in general have a wide array of ...
11:42
LDO+ regulators do more than just regulate. They include ...
Bandwidth has become more precious than gold. As we push ...
The digital power supply market has achieved rapid progress ...
Linear Technology’s LTM®4620 uses a proprietary lead frame ...
Pulsed loading conditions and abnormal disturbances within ...
With the increased-use of electronics in automotive and ...
Linear Technology’s LT®3970/LT3971 lead the industry in ...
The LTC3639 step-down regulator integrates key high ...
Most Recent Comments
KarlS01
 
alex_m1
 
Kinnar
 
Matt Tuley
 
Kinnar
 
Kinnar
 
Kinnar
 
betajet
 
betajet
Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

DIY Practical Joke Project Idea
Max Maxfield
2 comments
I just received a rather interesting email from a member of the EETimes community who prefers to remain anonymous. This message was as follows:

Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock

Jolt Awards: The Best Books
Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock
1 Comment
As we do every year, Dr. Dobb's recognizes the best books of the last 12 months via the Jolt Awards -- our cycle of product awards given out every two months in each of six categories. No ...

Engineering Investigations

Air Conditioner Falls From Window, Still Works
Engineering Investigations
2 comments
It's autumn in New England. The leaves are turning to red, orange, and gold, my roses are in their second bloom, and it's time to remove the air conditioner from the window. On September ...

David Blaza

The Other Tesla
David Blaza
5 comments
I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool ...