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New Industry Leading Reverse Blocking Load Switch Provides High Function in Tiny Package

Silego Technology introduces another member of the successful GreenFET3 load switch product line. The SLG59M1563V has an RDSON of 22.5 mΩ. It supports up to 2.5 A continuous current, reverse blocking, and is packaged in a tiny 1.0 x 1.6 mm STDFN package. The load switch includes advanced features such as a power good output, integrated discharge, and over-temperature protection.

Silego's GreenFET3 load switch SLG59M1563V (Photo: Business Wire)

Silego's GreenFET3 load switch SLG59M1563V (Photo: Business Wire)

“Reverse blocking is a feature in some Silego load switches. Reverse blocking removes the current path if the device is reverse-biased,” said Jay Li, Director of Marketing. Li continued, “This feature is useful for battery powered applications to protect the system from current flowing in the wrong direction. Resolving this problem with discrete components requires two power MOSFETs, each typically larger than one device from Silego. This device is great for today’s high performance, hand-held systems.”

Load switches are used to switch power rails while controlling surge currents at turn-on with linear ramps and reducing leakage on power rails when the system is off or hibernating. These devices also replace the much larger power MOSFETs and their associated control circuitry, often at the same cost and with lower RDSON.

Target Applications include:

  • Smartphone Power Rail Switching
  • Tablet Power Rail Switching
  • Notebook Power Rail Switching

For pricing, samples, datasheets, and technical information about these devices and the GPAK Designer software, contact our four hour guaranteed response customer service team at: [email protected] or visit our website: http://www.silego.com

About Silego – The CMIC Company

Silego Technology, the CMIC Company, designs and sells highly configurable power, logic, and timing mixed signal IC products referred to as CMICs (Configurable Mixed-signal IC Products). CMIC products integrate analog components, discrete digital logic, and passive components into highly configurable small, easy to use, low cost ICs. CMIC products provide customers the benefits of reduced component count, lower power consumption, less board space and reduced BOM costs. Silego CMICs provide the speed and flexibility of an FPGA, with programmable analog and digital elements.

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