Beijing, China, February 20, 2020 – Qorvo (NASDAQ: QRVO), a leading provider of RF solutions for mobile applications, infrastructure and aerospace and defense applications, today introduced a power management integrated circuit (PMIC) — ACT4751M, which further expands the company’s portfolio of in-vehicle charging solutions for fast charging of mobile phones, tablets and laptops. Qorvo’s ACT4751M is the industry’s first AEC-Q100 qualified step-down, regulator IC for USB Type-C fast charging applications.
David Briggs, senior director of Qorvo’s Programmable Power Management business unit, said: “The proliferation of connected vehicles and the proliferation of advanced in-vehicle infotainment systems require more ports and higher wattage power supplies. Qorvo’s AEC-Q100 certification The power IC ACT4751M is a unique and easy-to-use step-down product that is the smallest yet highest power product on the market.”
The ACT4751M complies with all power requirements for USB fast charging applications, including the Power Delivery 3.0 Programmable Power Supply (USB PD 3.0 PPS) specification. Unlike competing converter products, it integrates both power and analog functions in a single power IC. When combined with a power delivery controller, this approach creates a complete USB fast charging solution, reducing development time and BOM cost.
The independently step-down ACT4751M operates up to 40V and is protected against load dump events up to 48V in harsh automotive environments. Buck chargers provide protection between the power source and the device to accommodate the difference between the Voltage source and the battery being charged. Type-C is a general purpose port capable of delivering high power. These chargers are gaining popularity as more and more applications adopt USB Type-C ports.
AEC-Q100 is an industry standard specification established by the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC). In addition to AEC-Q100 qualification, the ACT4751M also meets automotive EMI standard CISPR 25 Class 3 and patented DC-DC conversion technology requirements.
Qorvo’s family of automotive power management products accelerate certified designs and reduce time to market by offering multiple USB fast chargers and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, Quick Charge 4 and Quick Charge 4+ certified reference designs. These designs are fully optimized to provide maximum power conversion efficiency while minimizing size.
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Qorvo’s Programmable Power Management business unit provides expertise in power management and smart motor drives for key growth markets. Its portfolio of analog and mixed-signal SoCs provides a scalable core platform for charging, driving and embedded digital control systems for industrial, commercial and consumer applications. Qorvo offers Power Application Controllers (PAC™) and DC-DC power management products that greatly improve system reliability while reducing solution size, cost and system development time.