Accurate Evaluation and Simulation of Power Noise is Critical in the Development of Modern Electronic Devices. However, the Widely Used Target Impedance Fails to Predict the Low-Frequency Noise Generated in a Device Due to the Existence of the Dc–dc Converter, Whose Output Impedance Can Change under Different Loading Conditions. a Physical Circuit Model is Then Desired to Replicate the Behavior of a Voltage Regulator Module, and the Average Technique is an Efficient Method to Estimate the Noise of a Pulse Width-Modulated (PWM) Converter. with the Emergence of Converters with Adaptive On-Time (AOT) Controllers, More Complex Averaging Methods Are Required, But None of Them Supports Transient Simulation. a General, Efficient, and Accurate Modeling Technique is Presented in This Article, Whose Framework Supports Both Current-Mode PWM and AOT Controllers. in Addition, a Novel Two-Step Parameter Extraction Method is Proposed, Which Can Be Used to Evaluate the Equivalent Values of Internal Feedback Parameters of an Encrypted Simulation Model or from Measurement. the Modeling Method is Validated by Both Simulation and Measurement.
A. Huang and J. Sun and H. Kim and Z. Xu and S. Jin and S. Wu and Z. Yang and K. Qiu and J. Fan and C. Hwang, "Averaged Behavior Model of Current-Mode Buck Converters for Transient Power Noise Analysis," IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Jan 2023.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/TEMC.2023.3253546
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Average model; Behavioral sciences; buck converter; Buck converters; Feedback loop; Impedance; Inductors; power distribution network (PDN); Pulse width modulation; transient power noise; Voltage control
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01 Jan 2023