BUF634 is not recommended for new designs.
This product continues to be in production to support existing customers. Please consider one of these alternatives:
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BUF634A ACTIVE 210-MHz, 250-mA high-speed buffer BUF634A has higher slew rate (3750 V/µs) and wider bandwidth (210 MHz) at a 40% lower quiescent current (8.5 mA) and is available at a lower cost
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  • A newer version of this device is now available: BUF634A
  • High output current: 250 mA
  • Slew rate: 2000 V/µs
  • Pin-selected bandwidth: 30 MHz to 180 MHz
  • Low quiescent current: 1.5 mA (30 MHz BW)
  • Wide supply range: ±2.25 to ±18 V
  • Internal current limit
  • Thermal shutdown protection
  • 8-pin PDIP, SOIC-8, 5-lead TO-220, 5-lead DDPAK-TO-263 surface-mount

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The BUF634 is a high speed, unity-gain open-loop buffer recommended for a wide range of applications. The BUF634 can be used inside the feedback loop of op amps to increase output current, eliminate thermal feedback, and improve capacitive load drive.

For low power applications, the BUF634 operates on 1.5-mA quiescent current with 250-mA output,
2000-V/µs slew rate, and 30-MHz bandwidth. Bandwidth can be adjusted from 30 MHz to 180 MHz by connecting a resistor between V– and the BW Pin.

Output circuitry is fully protected by internal current limit and thermal shut-down, making the device rugged and easy to use.

The BUF634 is available in a variety of packages to suit mechanical and power dissipation requirements. Types include 8-pin PDIP, SOIC-8 surface-mount, 5-lead TO-220, and a 5-lead DDPAK-TO-263 surface-mount plastic power package.

The upgraded device, BUF634A offers a wider bandwidth (210 MHz) and a higher slew rate (3750 V/µs) at 40% lower quiescent current. See the Device Comparison Table for a selection of unity-gain, open-loop buffers from Texas Instruments.

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* Datasheet BUF634 250-mA High-Speed Buffer datasheet (Rev. B) Mar. 29, 2019
User guides BUF634AD Evaluation module Feb. 18, 2019
Technical articles How to reduce distortion in high-voltage, high-frequency signal generation for AWGs Oct. 30, 2018
Technical articles What are the advantages of using JFET-input amplifiers in high-speed applications? Jun. 18, 2018
Technical articles Unique active mux capability combines buffer and switch into one solution Oct. 10, 2017
White papers The Signal e-book: A compendium of blog posts on op amp design topics Mar. 28, 2017
Technical articles How to minimize filter loss when you drive an ADC Oct. 20, 2016
Application notes Combining an Amplifier with the BUF634 Oct. 02, 2000
Application notes Add Current Limit to the BUF634 Sep. 27, 2000
Application notes Power Amplifier Stress and Power Handling Limitations Sep. 27, 2000

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