TPS54020 (ACTIVE)

4.5V to 17V Input, 10A Synchronous Step-Down SWIFT™ Converter with Out-of-Phase Synchronization

Description

The TPS54020 is a 10-A, 4.5-V to 17-V input SWIFT converter. The innovative 3.5 mm × 3.5 mm HotRod package optimizes high-density step-down designs. The TPS54020 is a full featured converter.

High efficiency is achieved through the innovative integration and packaging of the high-side and low-side MOSFETs. The TPS54020 operates at continuous current mode (CCM) at higher load conditions, and transitions to Eco-mode™ while skipping pulses to boost the efficiency at light loads.

Current limiting on both MOSFETs provides device and system protection. Cycle-by-cycle current limiting in the high-side MOSFET protects for overload situations. Low-side MOSFET zero current detection turns off the low-side MOSFET while operating under light loads. Three selectable current limit thresholds allow a good fit for various applications. A hiccup or cycle-by-cycle overcurrent protection scheme is also selectable.

Thermal shutdown protection disables switching when die temperature exceeds the thermal shutdown trip point and enables switching after the built-in thermal hysteresis and shutdown hiccup time.

The SS pin controls the output voltage start-up ramp and allows for selectable soft-start times. Power supply sequencing is also available by configuring the enable (EN) and the open drain power good (PWRGD) pins.

Two TPS54020 devices may be synchronized 180° out-of-phase by using the SYNC_OUT and CLK pins.

Features

  • Integrated 8-mΩ and 6-mΩ MOSFETs
  • Thermally Enhanced 3.5 mm × 3.5 mm HotRod Package
  • Peak Current Mode Control
  • Eco-modePulse Skip for Higher Efficiency
  • Overcurrent Protection for Both MOSFETs
  • Selectable Overcurrent Protection Schemes
  • Selectable Overcurrent Protection Levels
  • Split Power Rail: 1.6 V to 17 V on PVIN
  • 0.6 V Voltage Reference With ±1% Accuracy
  • 200-kHz to 1.2-MHz Switching Frequency
  • Synchronizes to External Clock
  • Start-Up into Pre-biased Outputs
  • Over-Temperature and Overvoltage Protection
  • –40°C to 150°C Operating Junction Temperature Range
  • Adjustable Soft-Start/Power Sequencing
  • Power Good Output Monitor for Undervoltage and Overvoltage
  • SYNC_OUT Function Provides Output Clock Signal 180° Out-of-Phase
  • Supported by WEBENCH Software Tool
  • For SWIFT Documentation and WEBENCH, visit http://www.ti.com/swift

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Regulated Outputs (#)
Vin (Min) (V)
Vin (Max) (V)
Vout (Min) (V)
Vout (Max) (V)
Iout (Max) (A)
Topology
Switching Frequency (Max) (kHz)
Switch Current Limit (Typ) (A)
Iq (Typ) (mA)
Duty Cycle (Max) (%)
Soft Start
Compensation
Special Features
Brand
Control Mode
Vref Accuracy (Typ) (%)
Rating
Operating Temperature Range (C)
Pin/Package
Approx. Price (US$)
TPS54020
1    
4.5    
17    
0.6    
5    
10    
Buck    
1200    
15    
0.6    
98    
Adjustable    
External    
Enable
Frequency Synchronization
Power Good
Tracking
Adjustable Current Limit
Phase Interleaving
Light Load Efficiency
Synchronous Rectification    
SWIFT    
Current Mode    
1    
Catalog    
-40 to 150    
15VQFN    
3.10 | 1ku    
WEBENCH® TPS54020
    Min   Max   Range  
  Vin V    4.50 – 17.00V  
  Vout V    0.60 – 5.00V  
  Iout A    ≤ 10A  
  Ambient Temp °C    ≤ 125°C  
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