High Efficiency Buck + VLDO Regulator

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  • High Efficiency 500mA Buck Plus 300mA VLDO Regulator
  • Auto Start-Up Powers VLDO/Linear Regulator Output Prior to Buck Output
  • Independent 500mA High Efficiency Buck (VIN: 2.7V to 5.5V)
  • 300mA VLDO Regulator with 30mA Standalone Mode
  • No External Schottky Diodes Required
  • Fixed Buck Output Voltage: 1.8V
  • VLDO Input Voltage Range (LVIN: 1.675V to 5.5V)
  • Fixed VLDO Output Voltage: 1.575V
  • Selectable Fixed Frequency, Pulse-Skip Operation or Burst Mode® Operation
  • Short-Circuit Protected
  • Current Mode Operation for Excellent Line and Load Transient Response
  • Shutdown Current: <3μA
  • Constant Frequency Operation: 2.25MHz
  • Low Dropout Buck Operation: 100% Duty Cycle
  • Small, Thermally Enhanced, 10-Lead (3mm × 3mm) DFN Package
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The LTC3541-3 combines a synchronous buck DC/DC converter with a very low dropout linear regulator (VLDOregulator) and internal feedback resistor networks to provide two output voltages from a single input voltage with minimum external components. When configured for dual output operation, the LTC3541-3’s auto start-up feature will bring the 1.575V VLDO/linear regulator output into regulation in a controlled manner prior to enabling the 1.8V buck output without the need for external pin control. The 300mA VLDO/linear regulator output will source only 30mA until the buck output achieves regulation. The input voltage range is ideally suited for applications powered from a Li-Ion battery and 5V or 3.3V rails.

The synchronous buck converter provides a high efficiency output, typically 90%. It can provide up to 500mA of output current while switching at 2.25MHz, allowing the use of small surface mount inductors and capacitors. A mode select pin allows Burst Mode operation to be enabled for higher efficiency at light load currents, or disabled for lower noise, constant frequency operation.

The VLDO regulator provides a low noise, low voltage output capable of providing up to 300mA of output current using only a 2.2μF ceramic capacitor. The input supply voltage of the VLDO regulator (LVIN) may come from the buck regulator or a separate supply.

Options Vout Switcher (V) Vout VLDO
LTC3541 Adj. down to 0.8V Adj. down to 0.4V
LTC3541-1 Adj. down to 0.8V Adj down to 0.4V
LTC3541-2 1.875V fixed 1.5V fixed
LTC3541-3 1.8V fixed 1.575 fixed


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