The RT8237E PWM controller provides high efficiency, excellent transient response, and high DC output accuracy needed for stepping down high voltage batteries to generate low voltage CPU core, I/O, and chipset RAM supplies in notebook computers.The constant on-time PWM control scheme handles wide input/output voltage ratios with ease and provides 100ns "instant-on" response to load transients while maintaining a relatively constant switching frequency.The RT8237E achieves high efficiency at a reduced cost by eliminating the current sense resistor found in traditional current mode PWMs. Efficiency is further enhanced by its ability to drive very large synchronous rectifier MOSFETs and enter diode emulation mode at light load condition. The Buck conversion allows this device to directly step down high voltage batteries at the highest possible efficiency. The pre-set frequency selections minimize design effort required for new designs. The RT8237E is intended for CPU core, chipset, DRAM, or other low voltage supplies as low as 0.7V. The RT8237E is available in the WDFN-10L 3x3 package.
- Notebook Computers
- CPU Core Supply
- Chipset/RAM Supply as Low as 0.7V
- Generic DC/DC Power Regulator