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Volume 20, Issue 2, Pages 63-75

Voltage and Current Boost Techniques

Received 16 May 1996; Accepted 17 June 1996

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The stability requirements for the current boosted are discussed in this paper.

Both internal and external compensation techniques are shown, along with necessary heatsink design information and typical circuits, including a self-oscillating switching regulator, and a voltage boost circuit.