Power Supply Solutions for Intel® AtomTM Processors

Power Supply Solutions for Intel® AtomTM Processors

In 2010, ROHM began mass production of power management and clock generator ICs specifically designed for Intel® AtomTM Processor E600 series for the industrial and automotive markets. This was followed up in 2013 by dedicated power management ICs for the E3800 series - the successor to the E600 series. Development and production also began for power management ICs for the Z3000 series, targeted for the tablet market.
In addition, ROHM offers a comprehensive solution, including a reference board that integrates a number of ROHM's general-purpose products, such as EEPROMs, resistors, diodes, and transistors.

Both products feature superior architecture and leading-edge process technologies that contribute to reduced design time and costs when adopting in embedded and tablet applications with Intel® CPUs, which command a large market share in the PC and server markets.

Power Management IC for Intel® AtomTM Processor E3800 series

ROHM has developed power management ICs optimized for Intel® AtomTM Processor E3800 series. The BD9596MWV integrates a power supply core that features superior transient response characteristics along with a 16ch system power supply IC, 2ch DC/DC controller, 3ch DC/DC regulator, 2ch IMVP7 Lite controller, 8ch LDO, and 1ch load switch - all in a 10mm square package. In addition, startup sequence and clock functions are built in that are compatible with SoC applications which are typically controlled by an MCU, minimizing design load signficantly. Adopting ROHM's power management ICs results in 40% fewer parts and reduces board area by 50% compared with discrete power supply configurations, contributing to set miniaturization.

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Power Management IC for Intel® AtomTM Processor E3800 series

Power Management IC for
Intel® AtomTM Processor E3800 Series

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Power management solution for Intel® AtomTM Processor Z3000 series for tablets

ROHM's BD2610GW power management IC is ideal for the Intel® AtomTM Processor Z3000 series designed for tablets. This IC symbolizes ROHM's efforts to build a strong collaborative framework with Intel's Mobile Communications Group, which has announced a state-of-the-art SoC for tablets. As a result, breakthrough performance is achieved that exceeds the capabilities of dedicated ICs for driving processors.
A reference board is also available that integrates a number of general purpose products, including EEPROMs, resistors, diodes, and transistors. This optimized power management solution reduces power consumption in tablets, maximizing operating time.

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Chipset and reference board for embedded Intel® AtomTM Processor E600 Series applications

Chipset and reference board for embedded Intel® AtomTM Processor E600 Series applicationsROHM, together with ROHM Group Company LAPIS Semiconductor, have co-developed a chipset for the Intel® AtomTM Processor E600 series, consisting of 3 devices - a Power Management IC, Clock Generator IC, and Input/Output Hub. The Intel® AtomTM Processor E600 series of CISC CPU core processors designed for embedded use provides industry-leading performance. Target applications include general-purpose CPU boards, industrial equipment, car infotainment systems, and web-connected IP media phones. ROHM's power management and clock generator ICs, developed using proprietary analog and linear technologies, feature a proven track record, while LAPIS Semiconductor's input/output hub utilizes the most advanced logic technologies. This chipset, which represents a successful collaboration between ROHM Group companies, takes advantage of technological synergy to maximize the performance of Intel® AtomTM Processor E600 series applications.
In addition, The ROHM Group offers a complete support system for end users, making it possible to reduce system design time while providing a level of customization unmatched in the industry.

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