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LTC6563 LTSpice simulation

Category: Hardware
Product Number: LTC6563

Hello,

I'm having a problem with simulating LTC6563 in LTSpice. Two issues that I found:


1. Bandwidth
When I measure bandwidth in LTSpice, the -3dB cutoff is around 110 MHz, whereas charts in the datasheet (page 12) are showing that it should be ~500 MHz or less depending on input capacitance. I try to simulate the input source, with a current source and with a voltage source with a resistor (as shown in figure 1 in the datasheet) but the results are roughly the same. In the attached you can find LTSpice file with both of approaches.

LTC6563_1_Isource.ascLTC6563_1_Vsource.asc


2. Offset input bandwidth limitation.
In My application, I want to change offset "on the fly" during My measurement, so I was trying to determine the frequency limitation of this solution. The datasheet is stating "Offset Voltage to Output Settling" as 100ns so I was assuming the cut-off is around 3.5MHz. In the attached, you can find LTSpice file of My approach to test this solution. I1_2 and V9 are set so that they cancel each other and there is no signal on the output. My understanding was that I will change the frequency in both sources and at some point, the BW limitation of the offset pin will start to rise and I will see some signal on the output. But no matter what frequency I put in there is no signal at the output, It looks like there is no BW limitation simulated on the offset pin.
LTC6563_2.asc

Is there some mistake in My approach to testing things ? Any help will be appreciated.

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    •  Analog Employees 
    •  Super User 
    Dec 19, 2022 +1 suggested

    Hi  ,

    Sorry about missing this post and the late reply.

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