Design of a Capacitor-less Low Dropout Voltage Regulator

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Volume-45 Number-10
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Sheenam Ahmed, Isha Baokar, R Sakthivel
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V45P293


Sheenam Ahmed, Isha Baokar, R Sakthivel "Design of a Capacitor-less Low Dropout Voltage Regulator", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V45(10),493-497 March 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

With the growing need of battery powered mobile devices, power management has been of great concern in the electronics industry, an essential component being a low drop-out (LDO) voltage regulator. LDO voltage regulators improve battery`s power efficiency and life. The designed LDO voltage regulator is designed with self-compensated error amplifier, along with PMOS current sourcing for quick charging and discharging at the output node. It provides a stable regulated output voltage in the range of 40- 45mV with a dropout voltage of 200mV. Simulated results demonstrate that the proposed LDO voltage regulator has power consumption of 10.78uW thereby, reducing the power consumption by 30.18% which makes it more economic for power management architectures.


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LDO;drop-out; PMOS current sourcing; Kickback effect.