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2.25 MHz Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Converter Delivers up to 1.25A from a 2mm x 3mm DFN

Linear Technology announces the LTC3564, a high efficiency, 2.25MHz, synchronous buck regulator that can deliver up to 1.25A of continuous output current from a 2mm x 3mm DFN or ThinSOT package.


Using a constant frequency current mode architecture, the LTC3564 operates from an input voltage range of 2.5V to 5.5V, making it ideal for Li-Ion battery inputs as well as 3.3V or 5V inputs for point-of-load applications. It can generate output voltages as low as 0.6V, enabling it to power the latest generation of low voltage DSPs and microcontrollers. It utilizes a constant 2.25MHz switching frequency, enabling the use of tiny, low cost ceramic capacitors and inductors less than a 1mm in height, providing a very compact solution footprint.

The LTC3564 uses internal switches with an RDS(ON) of only 0.15Ohm (N-Channel and P-Channel) to deliver efficiencies as high as 96%. It also has low dropout 100% duty cycle operation to extend battery run-time. The LTC3564 utilizes automatic Burst Mode™ operation to achieve only 20uA of no load quiescent current and less than 1uA in shutdown. Other features include ±2% output voltage accuracy, current mode operation and over-temperature protection.

The LTC3564EDBC is available in a 2mm x 3mm DFN-6 package while the LTC3564ES5 is available in a 5-lead ThinSOT package.

 1.25A, 2.25MHz Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Converter


Summary of Features: LTC3564
High Efficiency: Up to 96%
Very Low Quiescent Current: Only 20uA
1.25A Output Current
2.5V to 5.5V Input Voltage Range
2.25MHz Constant Frequency Operation
No Schottky Diode Required
Low Dropout Operation: 100% Duty Cycle
0.6V Reference Allows Low Output Voltages
Shutdown Mode Draws ≤1uA Supply Current
Current Mode Operation for Excellent Line and Load
Transient Response
Over-temperature Protected
Low Profile (1mm) ThinSOTTM & 6-Lead 2mm × 3mm
DFN Packages


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