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L9615

CAN BUS TRANSCEIVER


L9615 MEETS ISO/DIS 11898 UP TO
500KBAUD
TRANSMITTER
- GENERATION OF DIFFERENTIAL OUTPUT
SIGNALS
- SHORT CIRCUIT PROTECTED FROM -5V
TO 36V, DETECTION & SHUTDOWN
- SLOPE CONTROL TO REDUCE RFI AND EMI
- TWO STATES ADJUSTABLE SLOPE
CONTROL (500KBAUD/125KBAUD)
RECEIVER
- DIFFERENZIAL INPUT WITH HIGH
INTERFERENCE SUPPRESSION
- COMMON MODE INPUT VOLTAGE RANGE
(VCOM) FROM -2V TO VS+3V
PACKAGE: SO 8

SO8
ORDERING NUMBER: L9615D

conditioning and processing in connection with a


CAN controller. Data rates of up to 500KBAUD
are supported using either shielded or nonshielded pair of lines.

DESCRIPTION
The L9615 is a bidirectional transceiver for signal
BLOCK DIAGRAM

TX0

&

VS

td

1
1

&
ASC
RX0

RX1

8
4

+
VS
-

6
1

5
M

VREF

C_L

+
VCLmax

RECEIVER

C_H

PROTECTION

GND

TRANSMITTER
D96AT245

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L9615
ABSOLUTE MAXIMUM RATINGS
Symbol

Value

Unit

Supply Voltage

Parameter

-0.3 to 7

VC_H, VC_L
IC_H, IC_L

Bus Voltage at C_H, C_L (VS 0 to 5.5V)

-5 to 36

Off State Leakage Current at C_H, C_L ( VS =0 to 5.5V,


VC_H = -5 to 36V, VC_L = -5 to 36 )

-3 to 5

mA

VDC

DC Voltage at TXO, ASC (VS 0 to 5.5V)

VS

IRXO
Tstg, TJ
Top

GND -0.3 to VS +0.3

Output Current at RXO (VS 0 to 5.5V)


Storage and Junction Temperature Range

-0.3 to 1
-40 to 150

mA
C

Operating Temperature Range

-40 to 110

Value

Unit

All voltages, except bus voltage, are defined with respect to pin 2
Positive currents flow into the IC.

PIN CONNECTION

TX0

ASC

GND

C_H

VS

C_L

RX0

RX1

D96AT246

THERMAL DATA
Symbol

Parameter

PIN FUNCTIONS
N.

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Name

Function

TXO

Transmitter Input

2
3

GND
VS

Ground
Supply Voltage

4
5

RXO
RX1

Receive Output
Reference Voltage

C_L

Low Side Bus Output

7
8

C_H
ASC

High Side Bus Output


Adjustable Slope Control

L9615
ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS (TOP = -40 to 110C; VS = 4.5 to 5.5V; Dominat: VTXO = GND; Recessive: VTXO = VS; All voltages, except bus voltage, are defined with respect to pin 2. Positive currents
flow into the IC unless otherwise specified.)
Symbol

Parameter

VS

Supply Voltage

IS

Supply Current

Test Condition

Min.

Typ.

Max.

4.5

Unit

5.5

Dominant

80

mA

Recessive

20

mA

TRANSMITTER SECTION (RA = 60 between C_H and C_L)


CTXO
VTXO

TXO Input Capacitance


TXO High Level Input Voltage

0V < VTXO < VS

TXO Low Level Input Voltage


ITXO
CASC
VASC

VTXO = VS

TXO Low Level Input Current

VTXO = GND

ASC Input Capacitance

0V < VASC < VS

ASC Input Voltage for High


Speed

VC_H, VC_L
IC_H, IC_L

ASC Input Current


Bus Voltage Recessive
Leakage Current Recessive

VASC = VS
VASC = 0V
Recessive
VC_L = VC_H = -2 to 7V
VC_L = VC_H = 1 to 4V

pF
VS

TXO High Level Input Current

ASC Input Voltage for Low Speed


IASC

25
0.7 VS

0.3 VS

-2

-275

-25

25

pF

0.1 VS

0.9 VS

VS
275

-2

0.4 VS
-0.7

0.5 Vs

0.6 Vs
0.7

mA

25

-0.3

0.3

mA

RIN(C_H, C_L)
RDiff(C_H, C_L)

Input Resistence

Recessive

50

Differential Input Resistence

Recessive

10

100

VDiff =
VC_H - V C_L)
VDiff =
VC_H - V C_L)

Differential Output Voltage

Dominant, RA

1.5

Differential Output Voltage

Recessive

-500

50

mV

td

Short Circuit Detection Time


C_H to C_L ; C_H to B

RCS < 1

10

IA

Supply Current in Case of Short


Circuit, C_H to C_L, C_H to B
(time = td)

VC_Lmax

150

Overvoltage Protection
Threshold on C_L

mA

10

Vs

0.5

900

mV

RECEIVE SECTION
VRXO

VS =
VC_H -VC_L
VCOM = (VC_H
+VC_L)/2
VHYS

RXO High Level Output Voltage

VDiff < 0.5V; IRXO = 0.3mA;


VC_H = -2 to 7V; VC_L = -2 to 7V;

RXO Low Level Output Voltage

VDiff > 0.9V; IRXO = 1mA;


VC_H = -2 to 7V; VC_L = -2 to 7V;

Input Signal Threshold

VC_H = -2 to 7V; VC_L = -2 to 7V;

Input Common Mode Voltage


Range

0.9 VS

500

700

-2

Differential Input Hysteresis

150

mV

0.45 VS 0.5 VS 0.55 VS


2
9

V
K

REFERENCE OUTPUT
VRX1
RRX1

Reference Voltage
Output Resistance

IRX1 = 0

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DINAMIC CHARACTERISTICS (CA = 47pF between C_H and C_L; VS = 5V; tR < 5ns;
CRXO = 20pF between RXO and B; RA = 60 between C_H and C_L)
Symbol

Parameter

tOT

Signal Delay TXO to C_H, C_L

SR

Differential Output Slew Rate


(Transmitter)

VASC = 0V
VASC = VS

Signal Delay C_H, C_L to RXO


Signal Delay TXO to RXO

tOR
tOTR

Test Condition

Min.

Typ.

Max.

ns

50
20

V/s
V/s

VASC = 0V

150

ns

VASC = 0V

300

ns

20
5

modes of operation: High speed (500kBaud) and


low speed (125kBaud).
The ASC pin is tied to GND for normal operation
at 500kBaud. For slower speed operation at
125kBaud the rise and fall slope of the bus output can be decreased to reduce EMI by connectingg the ASC pin to VS.

FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION
The L9615 is used as an interface between a
CAN controller and the physical bus. The device
provides transmitting capability to the CAN controller.
The transmitter outputs C_H and C_L are protected against short circuits and electrical transients which may occur in an automotive environment. In case of short circuit (C_H to C_L, C_H to
B) the protection circuit recognizes this fault conditionand the transmitter output stages are disabled with a delay of max. 10s to prevent destruction of the IC and high consumption of
supply current IS. If VC_L >VC_Lmax the transmitter
output stages would be disabled immediately.
Pin ASC makes it possible to select two different

FUNCTIONAL TABLE
TXO

C_H

C_L

Bus State

RXO

Dominant

H or
Floating

Floating
VS/2

Floating
VS/2

Recessive

TYPICAL APPLICATION

VCOM

RA

VSn

VSm
SYSTEM n

SYSTEM m

CAN BUS
CONTROLLER

L9615

L9615

CONTROLLER

VGNDn

VGNDm
C_H

VGNDD
RA

VDiff

VGNDm

D96AT247A

C_L

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Unit

50

L9615
TIMING DIAGRAM
tR

tR

VTX0

tOT
tOT

0.9V

VDiff
0.5V

VRX0

tOR

tOR

D96AT248

tOTR

tOTR

EMC PERFORMANCE (RECEIVER)

EQUIVALENT TERMINATING
RESISTOR 2 x 120
PARALLEL AT LINE ENDS
6.8F
30
CAN
CONTROLLER
1

250Kbit/sec

CAN
TRANSCELVER
1

50

450
30

Ust (Noise signal)


MONITORING
(BIT COMPARISON)

100

40dB
HP8640

CAN
CONTROLLER
2

250Kbit/sec

CAN
TRANSCELVER
2

6.8F

90%AM, 1KHz

UST
(V)
NOT NOISE RESISTANT

30VSS

L9615

NOISE RESISTANT
20VSS
min. request boundary
(automotive industry)

10VSS

1MHz

10MHz

100MHz

500MHz

1GHz

D96AT249B

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L9615
EMC PERFORMANCE (TRANSMITTER)
4.7nF

50

VS

+5V
80dBF

equivalent terminating resistor


2 x 120 parallel at line ends

TX0

GND

C_H

30

C_L

30

4.7nF

50

TEK495
Analyzer

D96AT250

Transceiver Without Emc Reducing Measures


D96AT251

80

Transceiver With Emc Reducing Measures


D96AT252

10000

80

3162

70

1000

60

50

316.2

50

316.2

40

100

40

100

30

31.62

30

31.62

20

10

20

10

10

3.162

10

3.162

70

ATTENUATION OF
TRANSMITTER

60

0
0

40

80

120

160

1
f(KHz)

3162

ATTENUATION OF
TRANSMITTER

1000

0
0

40

80

120

10000

160

1
f(KHz)

EMC PERFORMANCE (Transceiver Sending)


equivalent terminating resistor
2 x 120 parallel at line ends

TX0
50
+5V

VS

5V
250KHz

GND

C_H

30

C_L

30

4.7nF

50

TEK495
Analyzer

D96AT253

Transceiver Without Emc Reducing Measures


D96AT254

80

D96AT255

10000

80

70

3162

70

3162

60

1000

60

1000

50

316.2

50

316.2

40

100

40

100

30

31.62

30

31.62

20

10

20

10

10

3.162

10

3.162

0
0

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Transceiver With Emc Reducing Measures

40

80

120

160

1
f(KHz)

0
0

40

80

120

160

10000

1
f(KHz)

L9615

mm

DIM.
MIN.

TYP.

A
a1

inch
MAX.

MIN.

TYP.

1.75
0.1

0.25

a2

MAX.
0.069

0.004

0.010

1.65

0.065

a3

0.65

0.85

0.026

0.033

0.35

0.48

0.014

0.019

b1

0.19

0.25

0.007

0.010

0.25

0.5

0.010

0.020

c1

45 (typ.)

D (1)

4.8

5.0

0.189

0.197

5.8

6.2

0.228

0.244

1.27

0.050

e3

3.81

0.150

F (1)

3.8

4.0

0.15

0.157

0.4

1.27

0.016

0.050

M
S

OUTLINE AND
MECHANICAL DATA

0.6

0.024

SO8

8 (max.)

(1) D and F do not include mold flash or protrusions. Mold flash or


potrusions shall not exceed 0.15mm (.006inch).

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L9615

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