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Jun 20, 2017

Silego Announces a 130 V Surge-protected, 28 V Tolerant, USB Type C Integrated Power Splitter/Switch in WLCSP


In combining two high-performance low RDSON nFETs and fast over-voltage protection, Silego expands the state-of-the-art system protection to USB Type C applications.

Santa Clara, California – June 20, 2017 – Silego Technology Inc. (Silego), a developer of highly configurable and cost-effective mixed signal products, today announced the introduction of the SLG59H1302C – a very robust single-input, dual-output power splitter designed for mid- and high-end smartphones and tablet PCs.

Any integrated circuit (IC) product designed for consumer electronics and operating in the vicinity of edge connectors must be tolerant of electrical surges and abuses caused by an incorrect application of power adapters. In these applications, system-level, over-voltage protection (OVP) has become a standard requirement. The SLG59H1302C’s 130 V surge protection rating is 30% stronger than the competition and its 20-nanosecond reaction time to OVP events is at least seven times faster. Its faster OVP response time protects sensitive downstream components from possible damage. Even though designed to operate with 5 V, 9 V, or 12 V power adapters, the SLG59H1302C does not suffer damage even if 20 V power adapters are mistakenly used.

In applying Silego’s proprietary MOSFET design IP, the Company’s design engineers deftly packaged two high-performance nFET transistors into a pcb-space-efficient 5 mm2 WLCSP footprint no larger than the competition. In fact, the SLG59H1302C’s VBUS-to-VOUT RDSON is 47% smaller, and its VBUS-to-VSYS RDSON is 31% smaller than existing solutions. Because of these high-performance nFETs, the SLG59H1302C’s very low operating thermal gradients enable higher component packing density and ease system thermal design.

SLG59H1302C’s key features include:

  • 28V-tolerant Continuous VBUS Operation
  • 130V-rated, Internal Transient Voltage Suppressor
  • Wide Input Operating Voltage Range: 2.7 V to 13.2 V
  • High-performance, high current, low RDSON, low-leakage nFET MOSFETs:
  • - Active LOW Enabled, VBUS-to-VOUT: 12 mΩ

    - Active HIGH Enabled, VBUS-to-VSYS: 24 mΩ, Back-to-back, Reverse-blocking

  • Maximum Continuous Current-handling Capability
  • - VBUS-to-VOUT: 6 A

    - VBUS-to-VSYS: 6 A

  • Integrated Input Over-voltage Protection with Fast Reaction Time
  • - VBUS-to-VOUT: 14.1 V

    - VBUS-to-VSYS: 5.25 V

  • Integrated Input Undervoltage Lockout
  • Integrated Thermal Shutdown Protection
  • An Integrated “Always On” Regulator Powers Downstream Components
  • Active HIGH Enabled, Independent Shutdown Control
  • Push-pull VSYS Power Good Digital Output
  • Specified Operating Temperature Range: -40°C to 85°C


Targeted applications addressed by the SLG59H1302C include:

  • Mid- and Platform/High-end Smartphones
  • Tablet PCs


Please contact Silego’s customer service team at: info@silego.com or visit Silego's website: www.silego.com for pricing, samples, datasheets and additional technical information about this new and all other high-performance integrated power switches in Silego’s GFET3 and HFET1 product portfolios.


About Silego – The CMIC Company

Silego is a fabless semiconductor company that creates, designs, and sells configurable mixed-signal integrated circuits, or CMICs, leading a paradigm shift in the way that hardware engineers design their systems. Silego’s CMICs integrate analog, digital logic, and mixed-signal circuit blocks into various programmable products that are optimized for specific functions relating to power, timing, or interface. Each product variant of Silego’s CMICs eliminates multiple passive and discrete components that had previously provided such functionality. Silego’s CMICs enable original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs, in high-volume applications to cost-effectively deliver their hardware products to market faster and with greater design flexibility. Silego’s scalable CMIC platform is comprised of its configurable ICs, its proprietary design software, and its development kits. Silego’s solution consists of its proprietary CMIC platform and its delivery model, which includes its interactive design support, rapid prototyping of customer designs and flexible, cost-optimized manufacturing. Silego’s solution provides its customers with various CMICs that are optimized to address power, timing, or interface functions in their systems.


For media information contact:
Victoria Sereda
Silego Worldwide Marketing Communication Manager
vitay@silego.com
408-327-8800

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