Overview

Features and Benefits

  • Complete Standalone Power Supply
  • ±1.75% Total DC Output Error (–55°C to 125°C)
  • 2.7V to 5.5V Input Voltage Range
  • 8A DC, 10A Peak Output Current
  • 0.6V Up to 5V Output
  • Output Voltage Tracking and Margining
  • Power Good Tracks Margining
  • Multiphase Operation
  • Parallel Current Sharing
  • On-board Frequency Synchronization
  • Spread Spectrum Frequency Modulation
  • Overcurrent/Thermal Shutdown Protection
  • Current Mode Control/Fast Transient Response
  • Selectable Burst Mode® Operation
  • Up to 95% Efficiency
  • Output Overvoltage Protection
  • 9mm × 15mm × 2.82mm LGA and 9mm × 15mm × 3.42mm BGA Packages

Product Details

The LTM4608A is a complete 8A switch mode DC/DC power supply with ±1.75% total output voltage error. Included in the package are the switching controller, power FETs, inductor and all support components. Operating over an input voltage range of 2.7V to 5.5V, the LTM4608A supports an output voltage range of 0.6V to 5V, set by a single external resistor. This high efficiency design delivers up to 8A continuous current (10A peak). Only bulk input and output capacitors are needed to complete the design.

The low profile package (2.82mm) enables utilization of unused space on the back side of PC boards for high density point-of-load regulation. The 0.630mm LGA pads with 1.27mm pitch simplify PCB layout by providing standard trace routing and via placement. The high switching frequency and current mode architecture enable a very fast transient response to line and load changes without sacrificing stability. The device supports frequency synchronization, programmable multiphase and/or spread spectrum operation, output voltage tracking for supply rail sequencing and voltage margining.

Fault protection features include overvoltage protection, overcurrent protection and thermal shutdown. The LTM4608A is offered in 9mm × 15mm × 2.82mm LGA and 9mm × 15mm × 3.42mm BGA packages. The LTM4608A is available with SnPb (BGA) or RoHS compliant terminal finish.

Notes
LTM4608 -
LTM4608A Smaller pad sizes provide more distance between adjacent pads therefore there is less chance of solder paste or solder spreading outside the pad area

Applications

  • Telecom, Networking and Industrial Equipment
  • Storage Systems
  • Point of Load Regulation
Power by Linear

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Tools & Simulations

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LTspice

Models for the following parts are available in LTspice:

LTM4608
LTM4608A

LTpowerCAD

LTpowerCAD® is a power supply design program which selects power stage components, provides detailed power efficiency, shows quick loop Bode plot stability and load transient analysis, and can export to LTspice for simulation.

LTPowerCAD

Design tools for the following parts are available in LTpowerCAD:

LTM4608

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