LTC3835: Low IQ Synchronous Step-Down Controller Data Sheet (Rev. F)10/2/2019799 K
Features and Benefits
- Wide Output Voltage Range: 0.8V ≤ VOUT ≤ 10V
- Low Operating Quiescent Current: 80μA
- OPTI-LOOP® Compensation Minimizes COUT
- 1% Output Voltage Accuracy
- Wide VIN Range: 4V to 36V Operation
- Phase-Lockable Fixed Frequency 140kHz to 650kHz
- Dual N-Channel MOSFET Synchronous Drive
- Very Low Dropout Operation: 99% Duty Cycle
- Adjustable Output Voltage Soft-Start or Tracking
- Output Current Foldback Limiting
- Power Good Output Voltage Monitor
- Clock Output for PolyPhase® Applications
- Output Overvoltage Protection
- Low Shutdown IQ: 10μA
- Internal LDO Powers Gate Drive from VIN or VOUT
- Selectable Continuous, Pulse-Skipping or Burst Mode® Operation at Light Loads
- Small 20-Lead TSSOP or 4mm × 5mm QFN Package
- AEC-Q100 Qualified for Automotive Applications
The LTC3835 is a high performance step-down switching regulator controller that drives an all N-channel synchronous power MOSFET stage. A constant-frequency current mode architecture allows a phase-lockable frequency of up to 650kHz.
The 80μA no-load quiescent current extends operating life in battery powered systems. OPTI-LOOP compensation allows the transient response to be optimized over a wide range of output capacitance and ESR values. The LTC3835 features a precision 0.8V reference and a power good output indicator. The 4V to 36V input supply range encompasses a wide range of battery chemistries.
The TRACK/SS pin ramps the output voltage during startup. Current foldback limits MOSFET heat dissipation during short-circuit conditions.
|LTC3835||Yes||Yes||Yes||FE20/4 × 5 QFN|
|LTC3835-1||No||No||No||GN16/3 × 5 DFN|
- Automotive Systems
- Telecom Systems
- Battery-Operated Digital Devices
- Distributed DC Power Systems
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Evaluation Kits (1)
Demonstration circuit 967B is a single output high frequency step-down DC/DC controller featuring the low quiescent current LTC3835 in a 20-pin exposed pad TSSOP package. The DC967B is designed to generate a regulated 3.3V@5A output from 4.5V to 36V input voltage.
Documentation & Resources
R384 Reliability Data3/26/201818 K
DC967B - Demo Manual5/3/2010955K
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