SLVS543P August   2004  – November 2018 TL431 , TL432

PRODUCTION DATA.  

  1. Features
  2. Applications
    1.     Simplified Schematic
  3. Description
  4. Revision History
  5. Device Comparison Table
  6. Pin Configuration and Functions
    1.     Pin Functions
  7. Specifications
    1. 7.1  Absolute Maximum Ratings
    2. 7.2  ESD Ratings
    3. 7.3  Thermal Information
    4. 7.4  Recommended Operating Conditions
    5. 7.5  Electrical Characteristics, TL431C, TL432C
    6. 7.6  Electrical Characteristics, TL431I, TL432I
    7. 7.7  Electrical Characteristics, TL431Q, TL432Q
    8. 7.8  Electrical Characteristics, TL431AC, TL432AC
    9. 7.9  Electrical Characteristics, TL431AI, TL432AI
    10. 7.10 Electrical Characteristics, TL431AQ, TL432AQ
    11. 7.11 Electrical Characteristics, TL431BC, TL432BC
    12. 7.12 Electrical Characteristics, TL431BI, TL432BI
    13. 7.13 Electrical Characteristics, TL431BQ, TL432BQ
    14. 7.14 Typical Characteristics
  8. Parameter Measurement Information
  9. Detailed Description
    1. 9.1 Overview
    2. 9.2 Functional Block Diagram
    3. 9.3 Feature Description
    4. 9.4 Device Functional Modes
      1. 9.4.1 Open Loop (Comparator)
      2. 9.4.2 Closed Loop
  10. 10Applications and Implementation
    1. 10.1 Application Information
    2. 10.2 Typical Applications
      1. 10.2.1 Comparator With Integrated Reference
        1. 10.2.1.1 Design Requirements
        2. 10.2.1.2 Detailed Design Procedure
          1. 10.2.1.2.1 Basic Operation
            1. 10.2.1.2.1.1 Overdrive
          2. 10.2.1.2.2 Output Voltage and Logic Input Level
            1. 10.2.1.2.2.1 Input Resistance
        3. 10.2.1.3 Application Curve
      2. 10.2.2 Shunt Regulator/Reference
        1. 10.2.2.1 Design Requirements
        2. 10.2.2.2 Detailed Design Procedure
          1. 10.2.2.2.1 Programming Output/Cathode Voltage
          2. 10.2.2.2.2 Total Accuracy
          3. 10.2.2.2.3 Stability
          4. 10.2.2.2.4 Start-Up Time
        3. 10.2.2.3 Application Curve
    3. 10.3 System Examples
  11. 11Power Supply Recommendations
  12. 12Layout
    1. 12.1 Layout Guidelines
    2. 12.2 Layout Example
  13. 13Device and Documentation Support
    1. 13.1 Device Nomenclature
    2. 13.2 Related Links
    3. 13.3 Receiving Notification of Documentation Updates
    4. 13.4 Community Resources
    5. 13.5 Trademarks
    6. 13.6 Electrostatic Discharge Caution
    7. 13.7 Glossary
  14. 14Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information

Package Options

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

Basic Operation

In the configuration shown in Figure 25 TL431 will behave as a comparator, comparing the VREF pin voltage to the internal virtual reference voltage. When provided a proper cathode current (IK), TL43xx will have enough open loop gain to provide a quick response. This can be seen in Figure 26, where the RSUP=10 kΩ (IKA=500 µA) situation responds much slower than RSUP=1 kΩ (IKA=5 mA). With the TL43xx's max Operating Current (IMIN) being 1 mA, operation below that could result in low gain, leading to a slow response.