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We support your upcoming designs with our comprehensive portfolio and innovative solutions. The low power consumption solutions allow battery-powered systems to operate longer time while digitally enhanced products provide industry leading flexibilities in both development and product

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Battery Charger ICs

Solutions to:

  • Maximize battery capacity
  • Extend battery life
  • Monitor charging process

Hot-Swap Controllers

Solutions to:

  • Allow safe insertion of boards into live system backplane
  • Control inrush currents and output voltage slew rates
  • Detect and isolate faults

Power Management ICs (PMICs)

Solutions to:

  • Optimize battery life
  • Create compact designs
  • Easily integrate power management in embedded systems

Powering FPGAs

Are you working on an FPGA-based system? We have the solutions to reduce the total footprint size of your design, maximize power density and save valuable PCB space.

Power Modules

Solutions for:

  • Fast time-to-market
  • Integrated controller, inductor, and MOSFETs
  • Easy layout and assembly

Silicon Carbide (SiC) Devices

  • Discrete and Power Modules
  • Schottky Barrier Diodes
  • Digital Programmable Gate Drivers

Transient Voltage Suppressors

Solutions to:
  • Protect sensitive electronic components in a wide range of applications from electrical overstress
  • Provide multi-stroke and multi-burst lightning protection in avionics and robust environments or applications
  • Support DO-160 and special requirements
  • Provide low-capacitance signal protection

Voltage Supervisors and References

Solutions to:
  • Monitor systems without a MCU
  • Set Trip points and reset output delays
  • Reset all or part of a system
  • Manual Resets & Watchdog Timers

Reverse Power Feed (RPF)

Solutions to:

  • Deliver and extract power for a remote system
  • Source power from CPEs (PSE)
  • Power Equipment (PE) in the DPU
  • Support main requirements of ETSI TS 101 548 V2.1.1 standard
  • Simplify system BOM, integration and management

Design Resources

MPLAB® Analog Designer


Provides design suggestions for common circuit needs, estimates performance for common modifications, and can export to MPLAB® Mindi™ Analog Simulator for verification.

MPLAB® Mindi™ Analog Simulator


Uses a SIMetrix / SIMPLIS environment to model circuit behavior, reducing design time with software debugging for initial design verification.

Power Check Design Service


Provides advice on your exact physical circuit layout, sharing best practices from an experienced power supply designer, so that physical hardware will match simulations.


Application Notes

Title Download
AN793 - Power Management in Portable Applications: Understanding the Buck Switchmode Power Converter Download
Micrel AN 14 - 200kHz MIC4574/5/6 Family Design Guide - 200kHz MIC4574/5/6 Family Design Guide Download
AN2041 - Battery-Powered Constant Current LED Drivers Download
AN2082 - Using the MCP1643 Constant Current LED Driver for Low Start-Up Voltage Applications Download
AN1207 - Switch Mode Power Supply (SMPS) Topologies (Part II) Download
AN1739 - Improving Battery Run Time with Microchip's 4 µA Quiescent Current MCP16251/2 Boost Regulator Download
AN2085 - Designing Applications with MCP166X High Output Voltage Boost Converter Family Download
Micrel ANTC205 - JitterBlocker - JitterBlocker Download
AN2080 - 230 VAC Off-line LED Driver with Dimming and Short-Circuit Load Protection using the HV9805 Controller Download
AN1114 - Switch Mode Power Supply (SMPS) Topologies (Part I) Download
AN1311 - Single Cell Input Boost Converter Design Download
AN1960 - Using the MCP16311/2 Synchronous Buck Converter Design Analyzer Download
AN2102 - Designing Applications with MCP16331 High-Input Voltage Buck Converter Download