A8583 Demo Note - 5.0 V OUT , 3.5 A, 2 MHz

Demo Note for the A8583
Evaluation Board
4.7VIN – 40VIN, 5.0VOUT, 3.5A, 2MHz
Asynchronous Buck Regulator
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GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS
Specification
Absolute Maximum Input Voltage
Operating Input Voltage Range
VIN START Threshold, VIN rising
VIN STOP Threshold, VIN falling
Output Voltage (FB: 4.75K/24.9K, ±1%)
Steady-State Output Current
Pulse-by-pulse Current Limit
Enable/Synchronization Input
Min
–0.3
4.7
−
−
4.812
−
4.75
–0.3
Nom
−
12
4.2
3.8
4.994
3.5
−
−
Max
40
36
4.6
4.2
5.180
4.0
6.25
5.5
Units
Volts
Volts
Volts
Volts
Volts
A
A
Volts
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Input Power Connection:
Connect a 12V power supply from Vin to GND that is capable of at least 4.5A. Once
operational, VIN can fall as low as 3.8VTYP (4.2VMAX) before the A8583 is reset.
Enable Input Connection:
Connect an Enable signal from EN/SYNC to GND. If the EN/SYNC input voltage is higher
than 1.8V the A8583 will be enabled. If the EN/SYNC input voltage is lower than 0.8V the
A8583 will be disabled. Also, EN/SYNC may be used to simultaneously enable the A8583 and
synchronize the PWM switching frequency by applying a square wave above 2.2MHz.
Note: Continuously applying more than 5.5V to the EN/SYNC pin may damage the A8583.
Output Load Connections:
Connect a load from VOUT to GND. The steady-state load current can be as high as 3.5A. Pulseby-pulse current limit and/or thermal shutdown will occur if the load is greater than 4.75A.
DEMO BOARD PICTURE
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DEMO BOARD SCHEMATIC
TP2
GND
CIN2
3.3uF
50V
1210
Vin
Vin
Vin
GND
GND
SW
SW
BOOT
FBX
7
EN/Sync
TP4
SS
TP14 GND
TP15 GND
TP16 GND
TP17 GND
CSS
22nF
0603
11.5K = 2MHz
4
TP5
FSET
8
TP6
COMP
11
RFSET
11.5K
CP
10pF
0603
RZ 13
20K
CZ
1nF
0603
14
10
SW
TP8
BOOT
SS
Cboot
100nF
50V
0603
9
TP10
FB
RFB1
24.9K
TP11
Vout
VOUT
CO3
Empty
xxV
8mm
D1
SSB44
SMB
CO2
10uF
16V
1206
CO1
10uF
16V
1206
TP13
GND
RS1
24.9K
CFBX
120pF
50V
0603
FB
LO
2.2uH
6.5mm x 7.0mm
IHLP2525CZER2R2M01
TP7
SW
TP9
FBX
EN/SYNC
RS2
4.75K
Bode
Empty
RFB2
4.75K
FSET
RPU
100K
COMP
NC
POK
6
0
TP3
EN/SYNC
16
15
2
CIN1
3.3uF
50V
1210
C1
47uF
50V
8mm
A8583
C A
U1
1
2
3
5
12
VIN
1
TP1
Vin
TP12
POK
RPD
Empty
RPD should be used if Vout > 5.5V
Note: C1 is an optional, bulk, electrolytic capacitor for general supply filtering
DEMO BOARD BILL-OF-MATERIALS
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DEMO BOARD PERFORMANCE
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12Vin, 3.5A Load: 0dB at 146KHz, PM=57deg, GM=12dB
Iout
(A)
A8583
(deg C)
D1
(deg C)
Lo
(deg C)
0.5
32.1
28.8
26.9
1.0
35.8
32.4
28.5
1.5
41.0
37.5
31.9
2.0
45.7
41.7
35.0
2.5
52.7
47.2
38.6
3.5
71.3
60.2
47.1
Shorted Vout
30.8
34.7
29.5
Component Temperatures vs Load Current
12Vin, 5.0Vout, 2MHz, TAMB=25deg C
No Airflow (still air)
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Shutdown
Startup
12Vin, 3.5A (1.4Ω) load
12Vin, 3.5A (1.4Ω) load
CH1=Vout, CH2=COMP, CH3=SS, CH4=POK
CH1=Vout, CH2=COMP, CH3=EN, CH4=POK
EN is M1 at the top
Output Voltage Ripple
12Vin, 3.5A (1.4Ω) load
CH1=Vout (20mV/DIV)
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Transient Response
12Vin, 0.5A to 2.2A (1.7A step)
CH1=Vout, CH2=COMP, CH4=Iout
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SWN Voltage at 12Vin, 150mA load
CH1=SWN (5V/DIV), 200ns/DIV
SWN Voltage at 12Vin, 3.5A load
CH1=SWN (5V/DIV), 100ns/DIV
Input Voltage Ripple at 12Vin, 3.5A load
CH1=Vin across CIN1 (50mV/DIV)
Output Shorted, Hiccup Mode Operation
CH1=Vout, CH2=COMP, CH3=SS, CH4=IL
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DEMO PCB LAYOUT:
Top Layer and Top Silk
Layer 2 and Top Silk
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Layer 3 and Top Silk
Bottom Layer and Top Silk
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