In this paper, a capless LDO regulator with a negative capacitance circuit (NCC) and voltage damper (VD) is proposed for enhancing PSR and figure-of-merit. Low dropout (LDO) voltage regulators are generally used to supply low voltage, Each LDO regulator demands a large external capacitor, in the range of a few. Initially, a theoretical macromodel is presented based on the analogy between the capless LDO and the mechanical non-linear harmonic oscillator, enabling to .

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To compensate the changing pole, some people try to lower the UGF and use a constant zero to compensate it when it comes near the UGF. Typical case it works quite fine. I don’t think it will be the case since some pass transistors will always be added to enhance the transient repsonse, say spike or dip, in such case, is it possible to develop a LDO that is adaptive to all cap? CMOS Technology file 1. As I remembered, an external reference is used in his paper.

Please correct me if I’m wrong. In conventional LDO, people create a dominant pole using this changing load resistance and a very big output cap.

Measuring air gap of a magnetic core for home-wound inductors and flyback transformer 7. The problem with this technique is the existence of RHP zero, which is unwanted.


Someone proposed to shift the dominant pole to the internal, but will that survive with any cap, especially at no load? Dec 248: Does it mean it can work only without cap?

Milliken’s capless LDO technique

The problem occurs when you simulate it for corner cases. Equating complex number interms of the other 6. Thanks for your inputs.

The problem with this technique is that, it cannot accurately track the load pole, because it is only able to track the load current, but not the load capacitance.

One is at the LDO’s output, the caplews two are at the output of each stage of error amp. Choosing IC with EN signal 2. Hope it can help.

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Turn on power triac – proposed circuit analysis 0. PV charger battery circuit 4. The mismatching problem will be obvious. PNP transistor not working 2. Even that we can introduce a zero in internal circuit, how much space will it cost? There are many techniques to push the pole to lower frequency.

ModelSim – How to force a struct type written in SystemVerilog? How do you get an MCU design to market quickly? What is the function of TR1 in this circuit 3. In order to achieve stability, you need to: Milliken’s capless LDO technique. Assuming that the output cap ccapless very small, which may be true since you said about capless LDO, we can say that the three poles location is quite near.


Nowadays, people very seldomly make use of the output pole as the dominant one. Hierarchical block is unconnected 3. Is this also the same for the nfet device design? However, it is still much better than just a constant zero.

Caplless this time, the dominant pole shifts to higher frequency, causing the non-dominant poles lxo be located inside the UGF.

However, this technique requires a very big cap and specific range of ESR, which makes this compensation a bit troubelsome and not suitable for SoC. How reliable is it? Some of these technique even can introduce LHP zero.

To eliminate this RHP zero, many method has been proposed, e. One of the problem in LDO is due to its changing load resistance.

Their transient load regulation spec will be tight. Dec 242: Part and Inventory Search. For LDO product, internal reference should be must.

Losses in inductor of a boost converter 9. Good thing about the design is that it works with the stated boundries.