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Automotive 3-V to 36-V, 4-A, low-noise synchronous step-down converter

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Parameters

Vin (Min) (V) 3 Vin (Max) (V) 36 Vout (Min) (V) 1 Vout (Max) (V) 34 Iout (Max) (A) 4 Iq (Typ) (mA) 0.007 Iq (Typ) (uA) 7 Switching frequency (Min) (kHz) 2200 Switching frequency (Max) (kHz) 2200 Features Enable, Frequency Synchronization, Light Load Efficiency, Over Current Protection, Power Good, Soft Start Fixed, Spread Spectrum, Synchronous Rectification, Wettable Flanks Package Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 150 Rating Automotive Regulated outputs (#) 1 open-in-new Find other Buck converters (integrated switch)

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Features

  • AEC-Q100 qualified for automotive applications
    • Temperature grade 1: –40°C to +150°C, TJ
  • Functional Safety-Capable
    • Documentation available to aid functional safety system design
  • Optimized for ultra low EMI requirements
    • Hotrod™ package and parallel input path minimize switch node ringing
    • Spread spectrum reduces peak emissions
    • Adjustable SW node rise time
    • Pin selectable FPWM mode for constant frequency at light loads
  • Designed for automotive applications
    • Supports 42 V automotive load dump
    • ±1% total output regulation accuracy
    • VOUT adjustable from 1 V to 95% of VIN, with factory options for 5-V and 3.3-V fixed output voltage
  • High efficiency power conversion at all loads
    • 7-µA no load current at 13.5 VIN, 3.3 VOUT
    • 83% PFM efficiency at 1-mA, 13.5 VIN, 5 VOUT
    • External bias option for improved efficiency
  • Suitable for scalable power supplies
    • Pin compatible with:

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Description

The LM62440-Q1 is an automotive-focused, high-performance, DC-DC synchronous step-down converter. With integrated high-side and low-side MOSFETs, up to 4 A of output current is delivered over a wide input range of 3.0 V to 36 V; 42 V tolerance supports load dump for durations of 400ms. The LM62440-Q1 implements soft recovery from dropout eliminating overshoot on the output.

The LM62440-Q1 is specifically designed for minimal EMI. The device incorporates pseudo-random spread spectrum, adjustable SW node rise time, low-EMI VQFN-HR package featuring low switch node ringing, and optimized pinout for ease of use. The switching frequency can be synchronized between 200 kHz and 2.2 MHz to avoid noise sensitive frequency bands. In addition the frequency can be selected for improved efficiency at low operating frequency or smaller solution size at high operating frequency.

Auto-mode enables frequency foldback when operating at light loads, allowing an unloaded current consumption of only 7 µA (typical) and high light load efficiency. Seamless transition between PWM and PFM modes, along with very low MOSFET ON resistances and an external bias input, ensures exceptional efficiency across the entire load range.

The LM62440-Q1 is qualified to automotive AEC-Q100 grade 1 and is available in a 14-pin VQFN-HR package with wettable flanks. Electrical characteristics are specified over a junction temperature range of –40°C to +150°C. Find additional resources in the Related Documentation.

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* Datasheet LM62440-Q1 Automotive 3-V to 36-V, 4-A, Low-Noise Synchronous Step-Down datasheet (Rev. B) May 13, 2020
Application notes LM62440-Q1 Functional Safety, FIT Rate, and Failure Mode Distribution Apr. 02, 2020
Selection guides Buck Converter Quick Reference Guide (Rev. A) Mar. 31, 2020
Technical articles Optimizing flip-chip IC thermal performance in automotive designs Dec. 11, 2019
Technical articles Minimize the impact of the MLCC shortage on your power application Mar. 29, 2019
User guides LM62440-Q1 EVM User's Guide Jun. 22, 2018

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The LM62440 evaluation module (EVM) is a fully assembled and tested circuit for evaluating the LM62440 synchronous step-down converter.  The LM62440 provides exceptional efficiency, low Iq, and low EMI in small solution size.
Features
  • Spread spectrum operation
  • Controlled recover from dropout
  • Low operating quiescent current
  • High efficiency
  • Low minimum on-time
  • Adjustable rise time

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