The LTC4010 and LTC4011 Nickel Cadmium (NiCd)/Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery chargers are described. They provide complete standalone solutions for reliable, robust and safe fast charging, maximizing battery capacity and battery life.
Nickel Metal Hydride
Although recent popular attention is focused on Lithium Ion batteries, one must not forget that other battery chemistries, such as Nickel Cadmium (NiCd) and Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) have advantages in rechargeable power systems. Nickel-based batteries are robust, capable of high discharge rates, have ...