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Parameters

Vin (Min) (V) 1.6 Vin (Max) (V) 5.5 Vout (Min) (V) -5.25 Vout (Max) (V) -1.6 Iout (Max) (A) 0.06 Regulated outputs (#) 1 Switching frequency (Min) (kHz) 30 Switching frequency (Max) (kHz) 80 Iq (Typ) (mA) 0.275 Features Light Load Efficiency Mode, Synchronous Rectification Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 Type Charge Pump Rating Catalog open-in-new Find other Charge pumps (inductorless)

Package | Pins | Size

SOT-23 (DBV) 5 5 mm² 2.9 x 1.6 SOT-23 (DBV) 5 5 mm² 1.60 x 2.90 open-in-new Find other Charge pumps (inductorless)

Features

  • Inverts Input Supply Voltage
  • Up to 60-mA Output Current
  • Only Three Small 1-µF Ceramic Capacitors Needed
  • Input Voltage Range From 1.6 V to 5.5 V
  • PowerSave-Mode for Improved Efficiency at Low-Output Currents (TPS60400)
  • Device Quiescent Current Typical 65 µA
  • Integrated Active Schottky-Diode for Start-up Into Load
  • Small 5-Pin SOT-23 Package
  • Evaluation Module Available TPS60400EVM-178

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Description

The TPS6040x family of devices generates an unregulated negative output voltage from an input voltage ranging from 1.6 V to 5.5 V. The devices are typically supplied by a preregulated supply rail of 5 V or 3.3 V. Due to its wide input voltage range, two or three NiCd, NiMH, or alkaline battery cells, as well as one Li-Ion cell can also power them.

Only three external 1-µF capacitors are required to build a complete DC-DC charge pump inverter. Assembled in a 5-pin SOT-23 package, the complete converter can be built on a 50-mm2 board area. Additional board area and component count reduction is achieved by replacing the Schottky diode that is typically needed for start-up into load by integrated circuitry.

The TPS6040x can deliver a maximum output current of 60 mA with a typical conversion efficiency of greater than 90% over a wide output current range. Three device options with 20-kHz, 50-kHz, and 250-kHz fixed-frequency operation are available. TPS60400 comes with a variable switching frequency to reduce operating current in applications with a wide load range and enables the design with low-value capacitors.

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* Datasheet TPS6040x Unregulated 60-mA Charge Pump Voltage Inverter datasheet (Rev. C) Nov. 10, 2020
Application note Performing Accurate PFM Mode Efficiency Measurements (Rev. A) Dec. 11, 2018
Selection guide Power Management Guide 2018 (Rev. R) Jun. 25, 2018
Application note Extending the Soft Start Time Without a Soft Start Pin (Rev. B) Jun. 15, 2017
Technical articles 2-wire 4-20mA sensor transmitters: Designing Input Isolated 2-Wire Sensor Transmitters (Part 5) Mar. 10, 2015
Technical articles Painting a picture for powering high-performance FPGAs Sep. 05, 2013
Technical articles Analog Applications Spotlight: Mark Pieper Jun. 06, 2013
Technical articles How to choose an LDO or switching regulator May 08, 2013
Application note Design considerations for a resistive feedback divider in a DC/DC converter Apr. 26, 2012
User guide TPS60400EVM-178 for Evaluating TPS6040x Charge Pump Devices Aug. 07, 2001

Design & development

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Hardware development

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Description

Need for use: The EVM does not contain any components. The pcb therefore first has to be populated with the appropriate components. A description of different applications that can be tested using the EVM can be found in the TPS60400EVM users guide. Samples of the TPS6040x family can be ordered (...)

Features
  • Input voltage range for TPS6040x devices: 1.8V to 5.5V
  • Output voltage: -Vin with no load
  • Output current: up to 60mA
  • Board size: 72.4mm x 52.7mm

The EVM can be used to evaluate all devices of the TPS6040x family. The board consists of four sections for different applications:

  • Standard inverter
  • Doubling (...)

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TIDA-00189 The Isolated Loop powered Thermocouple Transmitter reference design is a system solution providing precision K-type thermocouple measurements for 4 to 20-mA isolated current-loop applications. This design is intended as an evaluation module for users to fast prototype and develop end-products for (...)
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Highly Efficient Power & Data Transmission for Isolated Low Power Applications Reference Design
TIDA-00459 TIDA-00459 provides a turnkey solution for the design and evaluation of sensor transmitters and other applications requiring  isolated data transmission and isolated power conversion. The design is based on the LaunchPadTM form factor and showcases a unique power saving methode for transmitting (...)
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Isolated Ultra-Low Power Design for 4 to 20 mA Loop Powered Transmitters
TIDA-00167 The objective of this design is to provide a turn-key solution able to power the electronics of isolated loop powered 4 to 20 mA transmitters or other low power applications with limited input current budget. It addresses the key requirements of such applications like operating over (...)
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