This reference design features the BQ24100 device intended for charging lithium-ion and lithium-polymer batteries. The BQ24100 device regulates voltage and current precisely. It can run in stand-alone mode or can be controlled externally by a system. The device circuitry also includes some monitoring and safety features such as current sensing, battery temperature monitoring, thermal shutdown, etc. The internal power FETs of BQ24100 can charge batteries up to 2A rate through the 476150001 battery connector. Read more