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General Purpose Op Amps in Automotive Lighting

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Date: November 13, 2017

LED-based lighting solutions are becoming increasingly popular in the automotive industry. This training will present some typical automotive lighting applications and how simple op amp building blocks provide a large amount of flexibility in features for automotive LED driver systems.

Topics to be covered:

  • Exterior Lighting Use Cases
  1. Center High Mount Stop Light - CHMSL
  2. Daytime Running Lights - DRL
  • Automotive Lighting Functions Using Op Amps
  1. Linear LED Driver
  2. Current Mode DC/DC Feedback
  3. Analog Dimming with PWM Filter
  4. Accurate Timer for PWM Dimming
  5. Thermal Foldback
  6. LED String Current Balancing
  7. Dynamic Headroom Control

Additional information

More information about Automotive Lighting can be found on the Body Electronics and Lighting Application page

An parametric search of all Automotive Qualified AEC-Q100 Op Amps can be found on the amplifiers product page.

To search through TI's ever-growing list of reference designs, please visit TI.com/TIDesigns

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