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Technology family AHC Number of channels 1 Operating temperature range (°C) -40 to 85 Rating Catalog Supply current (max) (µA) 40
Technology family AHC Number of channels 1 Operating temperature range (°C) -40 to 85 Rating Catalog Supply current (max) (µA) 40
PDIP (N) 16 181.42 mm² 19.3 x 9.4 SOIC (D) 16 59.4 mm² 9.9 x 6 SOP (NS) 16 79.56 mm² 10.2 x 7.8 SSOP (DB) 16 48.36 mm² 6.2 x 7.8 TSSOP (PW) 16 32 mm² 5 x 6.4 TVSOP (DGV) 16 23.04 mm² 3.6 x 6.4 VQFN (RGY) 16 14 mm² 4 x 3.5
  • Operating range 2V to 5.5V VCC
  • Designed specifically for high-speed memory decoders and data-transmission systems
  • Incorporate three enable inputs to simplify cascading and/or data reception
  • Latch-up performance exceeds 250mA per JESD 17
  • ESD protection exceeds JESD 22:
    • 2000V Human-Body Model (A114-A)
    • 1000V Charged-Device Model (C101)
  • Operating range 2V to 5.5V VCC
  • Designed specifically for high-speed memory decoders and data-transmission systems
  • Incorporate three enable inputs to simplify cascading and/or data reception
  • Latch-up performance exceeds 250mA per JESD 17
  • ESD protection exceeds JESD 22:
    • 2000V Human-Body Model (A114-A)
    • 1000V Charged-Device Model (C101)

The SNx4AHC138 decoders/demultiplexers are designed for high-performance memory-decoding and data-routing applications that require very short propagation-delay times. In high-performance memory systems, these decoders can be used to minimize the effects of system decoding. When employed with high-speed memories utilizing a fast enable circuit, the delay times of these decoders and the enable time of the memory usually are less than the typical access time of the memory. This means that the effective system delay introduced by the decoders is negligible.

The SNx4AHC138 decoders/demultiplexers are designed for high-performance memory-decoding and data-routing applications that require very short propagation-delay times. In high-performance memory systems, these decoders can be used to minimize the effects of system decoding. When employed with high-speed memories utilizing a fast enable circuit, the delay times of these decoders and the enable time of the memory usually are less than the typical access time of the memory. This means that the effective system delay introduced by the decoders is negligible.

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* Data sheet SNx4AHC138 3-Line to 8-Line Decoders/Demultiplexers datasheet (Rev. M) PDF | HTML 11 Apr 2024
White paper Understanding Functional Safety FIT Base Failure Rate Estimates per IEC 62380 and SN 29500 (Rev. A) PDF | HTML 30 Apr 2024
Application note Implications of Slow or Floating CMOS Inputs (Rev. E) 26 Jul 2021
Selection guide Little Logic Guide 2018 (Rev. G) 06 Jul 2018
Selection guide Logic Guide (Rev. AB) 12 Jun 2017
Application note How to Select Little Logic (Rev. A) 26 Jul 2016
Application note Understanding and Interpreting Standard-Logic Data Sheets (Rev. C) 02 Dec 2015
User guide LOGIC Pocket Data Book (Rev. B) 16 Jan 2007
Product overview Design Summary for WCSP Little Logic (Rev. B) 04 Nov 2004
Application note Semiconductor Packing Material Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection 08 Jul 2004
Application note Selecting the Right Level Translation Solution (Rev. A) 22 Jun 2004
Application note Advanced High-Speed CMOS (AHC) Logic Family (Rev. C) 02 Dec 2002
Application note Texas Instruments Little Logic Application Report 01 Nov 2002
Application note TI IBIS File Creation, Validation, and Distribution Processes 29 Aug 2002
Design guide AHC/AHCT Designer's Guide February 2000 (Rev. D) 24 Feb 2000
Application note Benefits & Issues of Migrating 5-V and 3.3-V Logic to Lower-Voltage Supplies (Rev. A) 08 Sep 1999
Product overview Military Advanced High-Speed CMOS Logic (AHC/AHCT) (Rev. C) 01 Apr 1998
Application note Migration From 3.3-V To 2.5-V Power Supplies For Logic Devices 01 Dec 1997
Application note Bus-Interface Devices With Output-Damping Resistors Or Reduced-Drive Outputs (Rev. A) 01 Aug 1997
Application note CMOS Power Consumption and CPD Calculation (Rev. B) 01 Jun 1997
Application note Live Insertion 01 Oct 1996

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Evaluation board

14-24-LOGIC-EVM — Logic product generic evaluation module for 14-pin to 24-pin D, DB, DGV, DW, DYY, NS and PW packages

The 14-24-LOGIC-EVM evaluation module (EVM) is designed to support any logic device that is in a 14-pin to 24-pin D, DW, DB, NS, PW, DYY or DGV package,

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Evaluation board

14-24-NL-LOGIC-EVM — Logic product generic evaluation module for 14-pin to 24-pin non-leaded packages

14-24-NL-LOGIC-EVM is a flexible evaluation module (EVM) designed to support any logic or translation device that has a 14-pin to 24-pin BQA, BQB, RGY, RSV, RJW or RHL package.

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Simulation model

HSPICE MODEL OF SN74AHC138

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Simulation model

SN74AHC138 IBIS Model

SCEM510.ZIP (24 KB) - IBIS Model
Package Pins CAD symbols, footprints & 3D models
PDIP (N) 16 Ultra Librarian
SOIC (D) 16 Ultra Librarian
SOP (NS) 16 Ultra Librarian
SSOP (DB) 16 Ultra Librarian
TSSOP (PW) 16 Ultra Librarian
TVSOP (DGV) 16 Ultra Librarian
VQFN (RGY) 16 Ultra Librarian

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