SNOSDA7D September   2020  – March 2022 LMG3422R030 , LMG3425R030

PRODUCTION DATA  

  1. Features
  2. Applications
  3. Description
  4. Revision History
  5. Device Comparison
  6. Pin Configuration and Functions
  7. Specifications
    1. 7.1 Absolute Maximum Ratings
    2. 7.2 ESD Ratings
    3. 7.3 Recommended Operating Conditions
    4. 7.4 Thermal Information
    5. 7.5 Electrical Characteristics
    6. 7.6 Switching Characteristics
    7. 7.7 Typical Characteristics
  8. Parameter Measurement Information
    1. 8.1 Switching Parameters
      1. 8.1.1 Turn-On Times
      2. 8.1.2 Turn-Off Times
      3. 8.1.3 Drain-Source Turn-On Slew Rate
      4. 8.1.4 Turn-On and Turn-Off Switching Energy
  9. Detailed Description
    1. 9.1 Overview
    2. 9.2 Functional Block Diagram
    3. 9.3 Feature Description
      1. 9.3.1  GaN FET Operation Definitions
      2. 9.3.2  Direct-Drive GaN Architecture
      3. 9.3.3  Drain-Source Voltage Capability
      4. 9.3.4  Internal Buck-Boost DC-DC Converter
      5. 9.3.5  VDD Bias Supply
      6. 9.3.6  Auxiliary LDO
      7. 9.3.7  Fault Detection
        1. 9.3.7.1 Overcurrent Protection and Short-Circuit Protection
        2. 9.3.7.2 Overtemperature Shutdown
        3. 9.3.7.3 UVLO Protection
        4. 9.3.7.4 Fault Reporting
      8. 9.3.8  Drive Strength Adjustment
      9. 9.3.9  Temperature-Sensing Output
      10. 9.3.10 Ideal-Diode Mode Operation
    4. 9.4 Device Functional Modes
  10. 10Application and Implementation
    1. 10.1 Application Information
    2. 10.2 Typical Application
      1. 10.2.1 Design Requirements
      2. 10.2.2 Detailed Design Procedure
        1. 10.2.2.1 Slew Rate Selection
          1. 10.2.2.1.1 Start-Up and Slew Rate With Bootstrap High-Side Supply
        2. 10.2.2.2 Signal Level-Shifting
        3. 10.2.2.3 Buck-Boost Converter Design
      3. 10.2.3 Application Curves
    3. 10.3 Do's and Don'ts
  11. 11Power Supply Recommendations
    1. 11.1 Using an Isolated Power Supply
    2. 11.2 Using a Bootstrap Diode
      1. 11.2.1 Diode Selection
      2. 11.2.2 Managing the Bootstrap Voltage
  12. 12Layout
    1. 12.1 Layout Guidelines
      1. 12.1.1 Solder-Joint Reliability
      2. 12.1.2 Power-Loop Inductance
      3. 12.1.3 Signal-Ground Connection
      4. 12.1.4 Bypass Capacitors
      5. 12.1.5 Switch-Node Capacitance
      6. 12.1.6 Signal Integrity
      7. 12.1.7 High-Voltage Spacing
      8. 12.1.8 Thermal Recommendations
    2. 12.2 Layout Examples
  13. 13Device and Documentation Support
    1. 13.1 Documentation Support
      1. 13.1.1 Related Documentation
    2. 13.2 Receiving Notification of Documentation Updates
    3. 13.3 Support Resources
    4. 13.4 Trademarks
    5. 13.5 Electrostatic Discharge Caution
    6. 13.6 Export Control Notice
    7. 13.7 Glossary
  14. 14Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information

Package Options

Refer to the PDF data sheet for device specific package drawings

Mechanical Data (Package|Pins)
  • RQZ|54
Thermal pad, mechanical data (Package|Pins)
Orderable Information

Do's and Don'ts

The successful use of GaN devices in general, and LMG342xR030 in particular, depends on proper use of the device. When using the LMG342xR030, DO:

  • Read and fully understand the data sheet, including the application notes and layout recommendations.
  • Use a four-layer board and place the return power path on an inner layer to minimize power-loop inductance.
  • Use small, surface-mount bypass and bus capacitors to minimize parasitic inductance.
  • Use the proper size decoupling capacitors and locate them close to the IC as described in Layout Guidelines.
  • Use a signal isolator to supply the input signal for the low-side device. If not, ensure the signal source is connected to the signal GND plane which is tied to the power source only at the LMG342xR030 IC.
  • Use the FAULT pin to determine power-up state and to detect overcurrent and overtemperature events and safely shut off the converter.

To avoid issues in your system when using the LMG342xR030, DON'T:

  • Use a single-layer or two-layer PCB for the LMG342xR030 as the power-loop and bypass capacitor inductances is excessive and prevent proper operation of the IC.
  • Reduce the bypass capacitor values below the recommended values.
  • Allow the device to experience drain transients above 600 V as they can damage the device.
  • Allow significant third-quadrant conduction when the device is OFF or unpowered, which can cause overheating. Self-protection features cannot protect the device in this mode of operation.
  • Ignore the FAULT pin output.