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HEAT COUPLED POLYSWITCH WITH REVERSE DISCHARGE DIODE FOR INCREASED SAFETY MARGIN

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000008623D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jun-27
Document File: 3 page(s) / 102K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Joseph PatiƱo Jim Tidwell John Fiske Alay Mehta

Abstract

The reverse discharge protection diode is a series diode on the battery's charger side B+ line which is used to prevent the battery from being discharged in an unplugged charger or outside the charger due to inadvertent shorting of the charger side B+ and B- contacts.