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Analog Circuits and Signal Processing

Design and Implementation of Fully-Integrated Inductive DC-DC Converters in Standard CMOS

Authors: Wens, Mike, Steyaert, Michiel

  • Treats DC-DC Converters, which are the new hot topic within the Data Converters field
  • First monograph to cover key design and implementation insights
  • Delivers a comprehensive theoretical overview of this topic
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Technological progress in the semiconductor industry has led to a revolution towards new advanced, miniaturized, intelligent, battery-operated and wireless electronic applications. The required supply voltage(s) of these applications seldom matches the varying battery voltage, due to technological reasons. Therefore, efficient voltage converters are crucial to bridge this voltage gap, without compromising the battery’s autonomy as do linear voltage converters. In addition, both space and cost constraints form a strong incentive towards fully-integrated CMOS switched-mode DC-DC converters, effectively eliminating the need for large and expensive off-chip passives (inductors and capacitors).

To achieve this goal Fully-Integrated Inductive DC-DC Converters in Standard CMOS provides the following assets:

  • A firm but comprehensive theoretical base on switched-mode DC-DC converters, giving the designer the crucial information for understanding the operating principles and fundamental limitations of different types of DC-DC converters, including linear converters, charge-pump converters and inductive converters.
  • An overview and comparison of different types of inductive DC-DC converters and their mutual comparison towards monolithic integration provides a versatile knowledge base to match witch the constraints of the converter to be designed.
  • An accurate and fast model for fully-integrated inductive DC-DC converters is discussed, taking into account all the significant losses in CMOS technologies. This model allows very accurate prediction of the steady-state parameters, including the efficiency. Furthermore, it allows a fast convergence towards the optimal design values, despite the multi-dimensional design-space.
  • High-speed control schemes for controlling the output voltage are explained intuitively and from a practical point of view. In addition three new control concepts: COOT, SCOOT and F²SCOOT are revealed. Many concrete schematics are provided and explained, which are also used in the various chip realizations. As such, this hands-on approach provides the “feeling” for control system design for fully-integrated DC-DC converters to the designer.
  • The book is concluded with seven practical proof-of-concept chip realizations of fully-integrated DC-DC converters, thereby using both bondwire and metal-track inductors. Many practical issues, such as chip lay-out and measurement setups, are discussed, providing the designer even more to-the-point practical information on the subject.


Fully-Integrated Inductive DC-DC Converters in Standard CMOS is an essential work for research and design engineers that are confronted with fully- and/or highly-integrated DC-DC converters. The approach in this book ranges from a firm theoretical base to understand the trade-offs, towards a highly practical and realistic mindset.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Wens, Dr. Mike (et al.)

    Pages 1-25

  • Basic DC-DC Converter Theory

    Wens, Dr. Mike (et al.)

    Pages 27-63

  • Inductive DC-DC Converter Topologies

    Wens, Dr. Mike (et al.)

    Pages 65-122

  • A Mathematical Model: Boost and Buck Converter

    Wens, Dr. Mike (et al.)

    Pages 123-168

  • Control Systems

    Wens, Dr. Mike (et al.)

    Pages 169-212

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eBook $149.00
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  • ISBN 978-94-007-1436-6
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-94-007-1435-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $199.99
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  • ISBN 978-94-007-3607-8
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Design and Implementation of Fully-Integrated Inductive DC-DC Converters in Standard CMOS
Authors
Series Title
Analog Circuits and Signal Processing
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-1436-6
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-1436-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-1435-9
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-3607-8
Series ISSN
1872-082X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XLII, 282
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