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Why Not A Wire? The case for wireless power.

Kalyan Siddabattula - System Architect, bqTESLA Wireless Power Solutions, Texas Instruments

What is the efficiency of a traditional wired charger? And how does that compare with wireless charging?

This presentation analyses the efficiency losses in the total system chain, including AC/DC conversion and battery charging regulator. An example demonstrates that a wireless charging chain can be as efficient as a wired charger when the receiver implements 'direct charging'.

The complete presentation is also available as download: Why Not A Wire - The case for wireless power.pdf

 

This presentation is also available as PDF file: Why Not A Wire - The case for wireless power.pdf

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