Features and Benefits
- Wide Input Range: 3.3V to 60V
- 3A Peak Switch Current
- Burst Mode® Operation: 100µA Quiescent Current
- Low Shutdown Current: IQ < 1µA
- Power Good Flag with Programmable Threshold
- Load Dump Protection to 60V
- 200kHz Switching Frequency
- Saturating Switch Design: 0.1Ω
- Peak Switch Current Maintained Over Full Duty Cycle Range
- 1.25V Feedback Reference Voltage
- Easily Synchronizable
- Soft-Start Capability
- Small 16-Pin Thermally Enhanced TSSOP Package
The LT3434 is a 200kHz monolithic buck switching regulator that accepts input voltages up to 60V. A high efficiency 3A, 0.1Ω switch is included on the die along with all the necessary oscillator, control and logic circuitry. Current mode topology is used for fast transient response and good loop stability.
Innovative design techniques integrated in a new high voltage process achieve high efficiency over a wide input range. Efficiency is maintained over a wide output current range by employing Burst Mode operation at low currents, utilizing the output to bias the internal circuitry, and by using a supply boost capacitor to fully saturate the power switch. Patented circuitry maintains peak switch current over the full duty cycle range. * Shutdown reduces input supply current to less than 1µA. External synchronization can be implemented by driving the SYNC pin with logic-level inputs. A single capacitor from the CSS pin to the output provides a controlled output voltage ramp (soft-start). The device also has a power good flag with a programmable threshold and time-out, and thermal shutdown protection.
The LT3434 is available in a 16-pin TSSOP package with exposed pad leadframe for low thermal resistance.
- High Voltage Power Conversion
- 14V and 42V Automotive Systems
- Industrial Power Systems
- Distributed Power Systems
- Battery-Powered Systems
Product Lifecycle Production
At least one model within this product family is in production and available for purchase. The product is appropriate for new designs but newer alternatives may exist.
Evaluation Kits (1)
Demonstration circuit 614 is a monolithic step-down DC/DC switching converter featuring the LT3434. The board is optimized for 3.3V output at up to 2A load current (the LTC3434 is a 3A capable device) for a steady state input voltage range of 4V to about 42V with input transients up to 60V. Minimum on-time restrictions and the 3.3V output may limit the steady state maximum input voltage to 42V before pulse skipping occurs.
Tools & Simulations
LTspice® is a powerful, fast and free simulation software, schematic capture and waveform viewer with enhancements and models for improving the simulation of analog circuits.
Models for the following parts are available in LTspice:
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.
Design tools for the following parts are available in LTpowerCAD:
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