Design and Circuit Techniques of Integrated Switching Voltage Regulators

  • Thomas Szepesi


This paper is a tutorial presentation of the techniques and circuits used in integrated “smart power” switching regulators. Regulators with both high-side and low-side switches are covered. Circuits used in the output power stage, in the current limit section, and oscillator are discussed in detail, both in bipolar and BiCDMOS technologies. Methods to deal with switching regulator-specific issues, like short circuit runaway, leading edge blanking and parallel operation of multiple regulators are also reviewed.


Current Limit Boost Converter Switching Regulator Buck Converter Error Amplifier 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Szepesi
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  1. 1.National SemiconductorSanta ClaraUSA

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