SNOSD17G October 2017 – December 2020 LM74700-Q1
The charge pump supplies the voltage necessary to drive the external N-channel MOSFET. An external charge pump capacitor is placed between VCAP and ANODE pins to provide energy to turn on the external MOSFET. In order for the charge pump to supply current to the external capacitor the EN pin voltage must be above the specified input high threshold, V(EN_IH). When enabled the charge pump sources a charging current of 300-µA typical. If EN pins is pulled low, then the charge pump remains disabled. To ensure that the external MOSFET can be driven above its specified threshold voltage, the VCAP to ANODE voltage must be above the undervoltage lockout threshold, typically 6.6 V, before the internal gate driver is enabled. Use Equation 1 to calculate the initial gate driver enable delay.
. To remove any chatter on the gate drive approximately 900 mV of hysteresis is added to the VCAP undervoltage lockout. The charge pump remains enabled until the VCAP to ANODE voltage reaches 13 V, typically, at which point the charge pump is disabled decreasing the current draw on the ANODE pin. The charge pump remains disabled until the VCAP to ANODE voltage is below to 12.1 V typically at which point the charge pump is enabled. The voltage between VCAP and ANODE continue to charge and discharge between 12.1 V and 13 V as shown in Figure 9-1. By enabling and disabling the charge pump, the operating quiescent current of the LM74700-Q1 is reduced. When the charge pump is disabled it sinks 5-µA typical.