Introduction to Buck Converters: Understanding Mode Transitions
You see the terms in datasheets all the time. Hiccup mode. Pulse frequency modulation, or PFM. Frequency foldback. Current limit. Clock control. But what do they all mean for your power supply design? And how can you utilize them to optimize your design for efficiency and noise? In this training, we will walk through all these various modes of operation of a current mode control buck converter and answer these important questions and much more.