High Efficiency 15V@1.5A Synchronous Boost Converter Powers Solar Panel Controller Reference Design


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This synchronous boost converter operates from 4.5V to 15V input and achieves a peak efficiency of 99% at full load. Two size options for the inductor allow for high efficiency or reduced size.

Output voltage options PMP9052.1
Vin (Min) (V) 4.5
Vin (Max) (V) 15
Vout (Nom) (V) 15
Iout (Max) (A) 1.5
Output Power (W) 22.5
Isolated/Non-Isolated Non-Isolated
Input Type DC
Topology Boost- CCM^Boost- Synchronous
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Boost controllers (external switch)

TPS43061Low Iq, Synchronous Boost Controller with Wide Input Voltage and 5.5V Gate Drive for Low Qg NexFETs

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N-channel MOSFETs

CSD17551Q3A30-V, N channel NexFET™ power MOSFET, single SON 3 mm x 3 mm, 9 mOhm

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Test report PM9052 Test Results Dec. 15, 2013

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