Our Director of Application Engineering for Americas & Europe, Ilyas Ayub, wrote an article for EDN Network (September 2017) on keeping Li-ion batteries safe through electronics and circuitry.Typical BMS

As lithium-ion batteries are becoming more and more prevalent in all of our electronics, there is a lot of circuitry being incorporated into pack designs to prevent an explosion or thermal safety event. This article picks up from the introductory article, Making sense of complex global lithium-ion battery regulations, and goes into detail of how the circuitry works inside a lithium-ion battery to keep it safe.  Numerous protection architectures available will be discussed as well as the pros & cons of each of them.

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