SLVS413K October   2002  – July 2022 TPS61040 , TPS61041


  1. Features
  2. Applications
  3. Description
  4. Revision History
  5. Pin Configuration and Functions
  6. Specifications
    1. 6.1 Absolute Maximum Ratings
    2. 6.2 ESD Ratings
    3. 6.3 Recommended Operating Conditions
    4. 6.4 Thermal Information
    5. 6.5 Electrical Characteristics
    6. 6.6 Typical Characteristics
  7. Detailed Description
    1. 7.1 Overview
    2. 7.2 Functional Block Diagram
    3. 7.3 Feature Description
      1. 7.3.1 Peak Current Control
      2. 7.3.2 Soft Start
      3. 7.3.3 Enable
      4. 7.3.4 Undervoltage Lockout
      5. 7.3.5 Thermal Shutdown
    4. 7.4 Device Functional Modes
      1. 7.4.1 Operation
  8. Application and Implementation
    1. 8.1 Application Information
    2. 8.2 Typical Application
      1. 8.2.1 Design Requirements
      2. 8.2.2 Detailed Design Procedure
        1. Inductor Selection, Maximum Load Current
        2. Setting the Output Voltage
        3. Line and Load Regulation
        4. Output Capacitor Selection
        5. Input Capacitor Selection
        6. Diode Selection
      3. 8.2.3 Application Curves
    3. 8.3 System Examples
  9. Power Supply Recommendations
  10. 10Layout
    1. 10.1 Layout Guidelines
    2. 10.2 Layout Example
  11. 11Device and Documentation Support
    1. 11.1 Third-Party Products Disclaimer
    2. 11.2 Support Resources
    3. 11.3 Trademarks
    4. 11.4 Electrostatic Discharge Caution
    5. 11.5 Glossary
  12. 12Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information

Package Options

Refer to the PDF data sheet for device specific package drawings

Mechanical Data (Package|Pins)
  • DBV|5
  • DRV|6
Thermal pad, mechanical data (Package|Pins)
Orderable Information

Line and Load Regulation

The line regulation of the TPS6104x depends on the voltage ripple on the feedback pin. Usually a 50 mV peak-to-peak voltage ripple on the feedback pin FB gives good results.

Some applications require a very tight line regulation and can only allow a small change in output voltage over a certain input voltage range. If no feedforward capacitor CFF is used across the upper resistor of the voltage feedback divider, the device has the best line regulation. Without the feedforward capacitor the output voltage ripple is higher because the TPS6104x shows output voltage bursts instead of single pulses on the switch pin (SW), increasing the output voltage ripple. Increasing the output capacitor value reduces the output voltage ripple.

If a larger output capacitor value is not an option, a feed-forward capacitor CFF can be used as described in the previous section. The use of a feedforward capacitor increases the amount of voltage ripple present on the feedback pin (FB). The greater the voltage ripple on the feedback pin (≥50 mV), the worse the line regulation. There are two ways to improve the line regulation further:

  1. Use a smaller inductor value to increase the switching frequency which will lower the output voltage ripple, as well as the voltage ripple on the feedback pin.
  2. Add a small capacitor from the feedback pin (FB) to ground to reduce the voltage ripple on the feedback pin down to 50 mV again. As a starting point, the same capacitor value as selected for the feedforward capacitor CFF can be used.