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  5. LTC3552


Features and Benefits

  • Programmable Charge Current Up to 950mA
  • Complete Linear Charger and Dual DC/DC Regulator
  • Buck Converter Output Voltage from 0.6V to 5V
  • No MOSFET, Sense Resistor or Blocking Diode Required
  • Thermal Regulation Maximizes Charge Rate Without Risk of Overheating*
  • Charges Directly from a USB Port
  • Programmable Charge Current Termination
  • Preset 4.2V Charge Voltage with ±1% Accuracy
  • Charge Current Monitor Output for Gas Gauging*
  • Automatic Recharge
  • Charge Status Output
  • “Power Present” Output
  • 2.9V Trickle Charge Threshold
  • Soft-Start Limits Inrush Current
  • Low Quiescent Current Buck Converter (40µA)
  • Current Mode Operation, Constant Frequency (2.25MHz)
  • Low Profile (5mm × 3mm × 0.75mm) DFN Package

Product Details

The LTC3552 is a complete constant-current/constantvoltage linear charger with a dual DC/DC converter for single cell lithium-ion batteries. Its DFN package and low external component count make the LTC3552 ideally suited for portable applications. Furthermore, the LTC3552 is designed to work within USB power specifi cations.

No external sense resistor or external blocking diode is required due to the internal MOSFET architecture. The charge voltage is fixed at 4.2V and the charge current is programmed with a resistor. The charge cycle terminates when the charge current drops below the programmed termination threshold after the final float voltage is reached. When the input supply (wall adapter or USB supply) is removed, the LTC3552 enters a low current state dropping the battery drain current to less than 2µA. Thermal regulation maximizes charge rate without risk of overheating.

The synchronous step-down switching regulators generate adjustable output voltages from 5V down to 0.6V. The switching frequency is set at 2.25MHz, allowing the use of small surface mount inductors and capacitors.


LTC3552 Adjustable (0.6V to 5V)
LTC3552-1 1.8V & 1.575V


  • Cellular Telephones, PDAs, MP3 Players
  • Bluetooth Applications

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LTC3552EDHC#PBF Material Declaration Reliability Data 16-Lead DFN (5mm x 3mm w/ EP)
LTC3552EDHC#TRPBF Material Declaration Reliability Data 16-Lead DFN (5mm x 3mm w/ EP)
Wafer Fabrication Data R419 Reliability Data

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