The LTC4088 switching USB power manager with PowerPath control is described. It offers a dramatic advancement in battery charging and power path management technology, with reduction in both heat generation and battery charge time, and is designed specifically for portable applications.
USB switching power manager
USB battery charger
Lithium-Ion and Lithium Polymer batteries are common in portable consumer products because of their relatively high energy density—they provide more capacity than other available chemistries within given size and weight constraints. ...