SBVS067R January   2006  – December 2019 TPS737

PRODUCTION DATA.  

  1. Features
  2. Applications
  3. Description
    1.     Device Images
      1.      Typical Application Circuit
  4. Revision History
  5. Pin Configuration and Functions
    1.     Pin 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 Diagrams
    3. 7.3 Feature Description
      1. 7.3.1 Output Noise
      2. 7.3.2 Internal Current Limit
      3. 7.3.3 Enable Pin and Shutdown
      4. 7.3.4 Reverse Current
    4. 7.4 Device Functional Modes
  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. 8.2.2.1 Input and Output Capacitor Requirements
        2. 8.2.2.2 Dropout Voltage
        3. 8.2.2.3 Transient Response
      3. 8.2.3 Application Curves
    3. 8.3 What To Do and What Not To Do
  9. Power Supply Recommendations
  10. 10Layout
    1. 10.1 Layout Guidelines
      1. 10.1.1 Power Dissipation
      2. 10.1.2 Thermal Protection
      3. 10.1.3 Estimating Junction Temperature
    2. 10.2 Layout Example
  11. 11Device and Documentation Support
    1. 11.1 Device Support
      1. 11.1.1 Development Support
        1. 11.1.1.1 Evaluation Modules
        2. 11.1.1.2 Spice Models
      2. 11.1.2 Device Nomenclature
    2. 11.2 Documentation Support
      1. 11.2.1 Related Documentation
    3. 11.3 Receiving Notification of Documentation Updates
    4. 11.4 Support Resources
    5. 11.5 Trademarks
    6. 11.6 Electrostatic Discharge Caution
    7. 11.7 Glossary
  12. 12Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information

Package Options

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

Transient Response

The low open-loop output impedance provided by the NMOS pass element in a voltage follower configuration allows operation without a 1-µF output capacitor. As with any regulator, the addition of additional capacitance from the OUT pin to ground reduces undershoot magnitude but increases its duration. In the adjustable version, the addition of a capacitor, CFB, from the OUT pin to the FB pin will also improve the transient response.

The TPS737xx does not have active pulldown when the output is over-voltage. This architecture allows applications that connect higher voltage sources, such as alternate power supplies, to the output. This architecture also results in an output overshoot of several percent if the load current quickly drops to zero when a capacitor is connected to the output. The duration of overshoot can be reduced by adding a load resistor. The overshoot decays at a rate determined by output capacitor COUT and the internal/external load resistance. The rate of decay is given by:

(Fixed voltage version)

Equation 4. TPS737 q_dv_dt-bvs067.gif

(Adjustable voltage version)

Equation 5. TPS737 q_dv_dt_r1r2-bvs067.gif