Alternative Parts

  • LTC3633 <br>LTC3633A-1
    LTC3633
    LTC3633A-1

    Dual Channel 3A, 20V Monolithic Synchronous Step-Down Regulator

  • LTC7124
    LTC7124

    17V, Dual 3.5A Synchronous Step-Down Regulator with Ultralow Quiescent Current

Overview

Features and Benefits

  • Wide VIN Range: 3.1V to 20V
  • Wide VOUT Range:
    • 0.6V to 5V (LTC3636)
    • 1.8V to 12V (LTC3636-1)
  • Output Current per Channel: 6A
  • High Efficiency: Up to 95%
  • Die Temperature Monitor
  • Adjustable Switching Frequency: 500kHz to 4MHz
  • External Frequency Synchronization
  • Current Mode Operation for Excellent Line and Load Transient Response
  • 0.6V Reference Allows Low Output Voltages
  • User Selectable Burst Mode® Operation or Forced Continuous Operation
  • Output Voltage Tracking and Soft-Start Capability
  • Short-Circuit Protected
  • Overvoltage Input and Overtemperature Protection
  • Power Good Status Outputs
  • Low Profile 4mm × 5mm 28-Lead QFN Package

Product Details

The LTC3636/LTC3636-1 is a high efficiency, dual-channel monolithic synchronous buck regulator using a controlled on-time current mode architecture, with phase lockable switching frequency. The operating supply voltage range is from 3.1V to 20V, making it suitable for lithium-ion battery stacks as well as point of load power supply applications from a 12V or 5V input.

The operating frequency is programmable from 500kHz to 4MHz with an external resistor and may be synchronized to an external clock signal. The high frequency capability allows the use of small surface mount inductors and capacitors. The unique constant frequency/controlled on-time architecture is ideal for high step-down ratio applications that operate at high frequency while demanding fast transient response.

The LTC3636/LTC3636-1 can select between forced continuous mode and high efficiency Burst Mode operation. The LTC3636 and LTC3636-1 differ in their output voltage sense range.

Applications

  • Distributed Power Systems
  • Battery Powered Instruments
  • Point of Load Power Supplies

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This product is new and engineering validation may still be underway. Quantities may be limited and design specifications may change while we ready the product for release to production.

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Tools & Simulations

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Step 2: Click on the link in the section below to download a demonstration circuit.

Step 3: If LTspice does not automatically open after clicking the link below, you can instead run the simulation by right clicking on the link and selecting “Save Target As.” After saving the file to your computer, start LTspice and open the demonstration circuit by selecting ‘Open’ from the ‘File’ menu.

LTspice

Models for the following parts are available in LTspice:

LTC3636

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:

LTC3636
LTC3636 PARALLEL
LTC3636PARALLEL

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