USB-C and USB-C Power Delivery Solutions
Design Guide Overview
Electronic markets are rapidly adopting the latest USB Type-C® and USB Power Delivery (USB-PD) specifications. The new USB Type-C cable and connector specification dramatically simplifies the way, how electronic gadgets such as smartphones and ultra-thin portable computers are interconnected and powered. With the proliferation of battery-operated devices for consumer, medical, automotive, and industrial applications, USB-C is increasingly becoming the preferred universal standard for charging and powering of devices.
In this design guide from Maxim Integrated you will learn more about the architecture of USB Type-C, its associated technological challenges in power management, protection, and voltage regulation, as well as new solutions to address these challenges.