TWI628528B - Voltage generator - Google Patents

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TWI628528B
TWI628528B TW106108118A TW106108118A TWI628528B TW I628528 B TWI628528 B TW I628528B TW 106108118 A TW106108118 A TW 106108118A TW 106108118 A TW106108118 A TW 106108118A TW I628528 B TWI628528 B TW I628528B
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The voltage generator includes a bias generator, a switch, a first comparator, a bias current regulator, and an output stage circuit. The bias generator receives a bias current to generate a bias voltage. The switch is connected in series between the paths of the bias generator coupled to the power terminal, and is controlled by the control signal. The first comparator compares the error amplification signal with the first threshold voltage to generate a first comparison result, and generates a control signal according to the first comparison result. The bias current regulator generates an error amplification signal according to the reference voltage and the feedback voltage, and adjusts the magnitude of the bias current according to the error amplification signal. The output stage circuit receives the bias voltage and generates an output voltage according to the bias voltage. The feedback voltage is generated according to the output voltage.

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Voltage generator
The present invention relates to a voltage generator, and in particular to a low drop-out (LDO) voltage generator that maintains low current operation at a low power supply voltage.
As electronic technology evolves, it becomes a necessary trend to provide optimized electronic products. In integrated circuits, with the requirements of high operating speed, low power consumption, and high stability, it has low operating current, high noise immunity (high power supply rejection ratio (PSRR), and fast response time). The voltage generator becomes an important component in the integrated circuit.
In the conventional technology, a low drop-out (LDO) voltage regulator is often used as a voltage generator in an integrated circuit. For the conventional low-dropout voltage regulator, please refer to the circuit diagram of the conventional low-dropout voltage regulator shown in FIG. 9. When the voltage value of the power supply voltage VIN received by the low dropout voltage regulator 900 is lower than a certain value (for example, less than the normal output voltage value of the low dropout voltage regulator), the error amplifier EA in the low dropout voltage regulator 900 will The feedback voltage FB (generated according to the output voltage VOUT) and the reference voltage VREF generate a relatively high voltage error amplification signal VOP. Here, the transistor MN1 is turned on, and a leakage path is generated between the transistor MN1 and MP1, and a large leakage current is generated. As a result, the conventional low dropout voltage regulator will not be able to meet the needs of maintaining low current operation at low supply voltages.
The invention provides a voltage generator, which can maintain low current operation under the condition of low power supply voltage.
The voltage generator of the present invention includes a bias generator, a switch, a first comparator, a bias current regulator, and an output stage circuit. The bias generator is coupled to the power terminal, receives a bias current and generates a bias voltage. The switch is connected in series between the paths of the bias generator coupled to the power terminal, and is controlled by the control signal. The first comparator compares the error amplification signal with the first threshold voltage to generate a first comparison result, and generates a control signal according to the first comparison result. The bias current regulator generates an error amplification signal according to the reference voltage and the feedback voltage, and adjusts the magnitude of the bias current according to the error amplification signal. The output stage circuit receives the bias voltage and generates an output voltage according to the bias voltage. The feedback voltage is generated according to the output voltage.
Based on the above, the present invention provides a switch to control the on or off state of the switch according to the magnitude of the error amplification signal. In this way, when the voltage generator is operated under the condition of a low power supply voltage, the on / off state of the control switch can effectively control the internal leakage of the voltage generator so as not to generate a large leakage current, and the voltage generator can be kept low. Current operation.
In order to make the above features and advantages of the present invention more comprehensible, embodiments are hereinafter described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings.
Please refer to FIG. 1, which is a schematic diagram of a voltage generator according to an embodiment of the present invention. The voltage generator 100 includes a bias generator 110, a switch 120, a comparator CMP1, a bias current regulator 140, and an output stage circuit 150. The bias generator 110 is coupled to the switch 120 and is coupled to the power terminal PWT through the switch 120. The bias generator 110 receives a power voltage VIN provided from the power terminal PWT, and generates a bias voltage VG according to a bias current IOP flowing through the bias generator 110. The switch 120 is connected in series between the path of the bias generator 110 and the power terminal PWT. The switch 120 is controlled by the control signal POFF to be turned on or off.
The comparator CMP1 is coupled to the switch 120. The comparator CMP1 receives the error amplified signal VOP and the threshold voltage VTH1, and generates a comparison result according to the comparison error amplified signal VOP and the threshold voltage VTH1. In this embodiment, the comparator CMP1 generates a control signal POFF according to the above-mentioned comparison result. The bias current regulator 140 is coupled between the bias generator 110 and a reference ground voltage GND. The bias current regulator 140 receives the reference voltage VREF and the feedback voltage FB, and generates an error amplification signal VOP according to a difference between the reference voltage VREF and the feedback voltage FB. The bias current regulator 140 adjusts the magnitude of the bias current IOP according to the error amplification signal VOP. That is, the voltage value of the bias voltage VG generated by the bias generator 110 can be adjusted according to the error amplification signal VOP. Here, the feedback voltage FB may be generated according to the output voltage VOUT of the voltage generator 100. For example, the feedback voltage FB may be equal to the output voltage VOUT, or the output voltage VOUT may be divided to generate the feedback voltage FB.
The output stage circuit 150 is coupled to the bias generator 110. The output stage circuit 150 receives the bias voltage VG and generates an output voltage VOUT according to the bias voltage VG. The output stage circuit 150 further divides the output voltage VOUT to generate a feedback voltage FB.
With regard to the overall operation of the voltage generator 100, under normal operating conditions, when the output voltage VOUT is close to the target voltage, the difference between the feedback voltage FB and the reference voltage VREF is small and may approach zero. Therefore, the bias current regulator 140 may generate an error amplified signal VOP having a relatively small voltage value. At the same time, the voltage value of the error amplification signal VOP is less than the preset threshold voltage VTH1. Therefore, the comparator CMP1 can generate a low-level control signal POFF and turn on the switch 120.
On the other hand, when the power supply voltage VIN is lower than the normal output voltage VOUT, if the voltage value of the power supply voltage VIN is reduced, the voltage value of the output voltage VOUT will be correspondingly reduced. At this time, the feedback voltage FB will be smaller than the preset reference voltage VREF. Therefore, the bias current regulator 140 amplifies according to the difference between the reference voltage VREF and the feedback voltage FB, and generates an error amplification signal VOP having a relatively large voltage value. At the same time, the voltage value of the error amplification signal VOP is greater than the threshold voltage VTH1. Therefore, the comparator CMP1 can generate a high-level control signal POFF and cause the switch 120 to be turned off. From the above, it can be known that when the voltage generator 100 is operated in a state of a low power supply voltage VIN, the switch 120 can be correspondingly turned off, and a possible leakage current path can be opened.
Explained in detail, in this embodiment, the switch 120 may be a transistor switch constructed by a transistor MPSW. The bias generator 110 can be constructed by a transistor MP1 in a diode connected configuration. A first terminal of the transistor MP1 is connected to the switch 120, and a second terminal of the transistor MP1 is connected to the control. The terminals are commonly connected to the bias current regulator 140 and generate a bias voltage VG. The bias current regulator 140 includes an error amplifier EA and a transistor MN1. The error amplifier EA receives the feedback voltage FB and the reference voltage VREF. The output terminal of the error amplifier EA generates an error amplified signal VOP, and provides the error amplified signal VOP to the control terminal of the transistor MN1. The first and second terminals of the transistor MN1 are respectively connected to the bias generator 110 and the reference ground voltage GND.
According to the foregoing implementation content, when the voltage generator 100 is operated in a state of a low power supply voltage VIN, the output terminal of the error amplifier EA generates an error amplified signal VOP having a relatively large voltage value. Therefore, when the transistor MN1 receives an error amplified signal VOP with a relatively large voltage value, its on-resistance value will be greatly reduced. If a voltage is applied to both ends of the transistor MN1 at this time, a relatively large value will be generated. Current leakage current. Therefore, in the embodiment of the present invention, the comparator CMP1 generates a high-voltage level control signal POFF when the error amplification signal VOP has a relatively large voltage value, so that the switch 120 is turned off. In this way, the leakage current caused by the transistor MN1 being turned on can be avoided.
On the other hand, in this embodiment, the output stage circuit 150 includes a transistor MPOUT and resistors R1 and R2. The first terminal of the transistor MPOUT receives the power supply voltage VIN, the second terminal generates the output voltage VOUT, and the control terminal of the transistor MPOUT receives the bias voltage VG. The resistors R1 and R2 are connected in series between the second terminal of the transistor MPOUT and the reference ground voltage GND. The resistor string formed by the resistors R1 and R2 can divide the output voltage VOUT to generate a feedback voltage FB.
Continuing the foregoing description, when the voltage generator 100 is operated in a state of a low power supply voltage VIN, the switch 120 is turned off according to the control signal POFF. At the same time, under the condition that the transistor MN1 is turned on, the voltage value of the bias voltage VG can be pulled down through the bias current IOP according to the transistor MN1 that is turned on. Here, the voltage value of the bias voltage VG may be pulled below substantially equal to the reference ground voltage GND (for example, 0V). At the same time, the transistor MPOUT can receive a bias voltage VG close to 0V, and the voltage value of the output voltage VOUT can be approximately equal to the voltage value of the power supply voltage VIN.
According to the above description, it can be known that the voltage generator 100 according to the embodiment of the present invention can work stably under the condition of low power supply voltage, and can eliminate the leakage phenomenon that may occur when working at low power supply voltage, and ensure the low voltage generator 100. Current operation.
Please refer to FIG. 2 below. FIG. 2 is a schematic diagram of the implementation of the comparator of FIG. 1 according to the embodiment of the voltage generator of the present invention. The comparator CMP1 includes a differential circuit 210, a transistor MP2, and a transistor MN2. The differential circuit 210 includes transistors MDP1 and MDP2, a current source ICMP, and transistors MDN1 and MDN2. Transistors MDP1 and MDP2 form a differential pair, while transistors MDN1 and MDN2 act as active loads. A first terminal of the transistor MP2 receives the input power source VIN, a second terminal of the transistor MP2 generates a control signal POFF, and a control terminal of the transistor MP2 receives a bias voltage VG. In addition, the first terminal of the transistor MN2 is coupled to the second terminal of the transistor MP2, the second terminal of the transistor MN2 is coupled to the reference ground voltage GND, and the control terminal of the transistor MN2 receives the output result CPS1 of the differential circuit 210.
The transistors MDP1 and MDP2 respectively receive the threshold voltage VTH1 and the error amplification signal VOP as differential input signals. The differential circuit 210 also provides a comparison result CPS1 to the control terminal of the transistor MN2, and adjusts the control signal POFF by controlling the working state of the transistor MN2.
Please refer to FIG. 3, which is a schematic diagram of a voltage generator according to another embodiment of the present invention. The voltage generator 300 includes a bias generator 310, a switch 320, comparators CMP1, CMP2, a bias current regulator 340, an output stage circuit 350, and a logic operator 360. The bias generator 310, the switch 320, the comparator CMP1, the bias current regulator 340, and the output stage circuit 350 are respectively different from the bias generator 110, the switch 120, the comparator CMP1, and the bias circuit in the embodiment of FIG. 1 of the present invention. The piezo-current regulator 140 and the output stage circuit 150 are similar, and are not repeated here. Different from the foregoing embodiment, the comparator CMP2 provided in the voltage generator 300 further performs a logic operation to generate a control signal POFF through the logic operator 360 according to the comparison results A1 and A2 generated by the comparators CMP1 and CMP2.
Please note that in this embodiment, the comparator CMP2 receives the bias voltage VG and the threshold voltage VTH2, and compares the bias voltage VG and the threshold voltage VTH2 to generate a comparison result A2. Here, according to the embodiment of FIG. 1, when the voltage generator 300 operates under the condition of a low power supply voltage VIN, the error amplification signal VOP may have a relatively large voltage value. At this time, the voltage value of the error amplification signal VOP is greater than the voltage value of the threshold voltage VTH1. At the same time, the voltage value of the bias voltage VG can be pulled down because the transistor MN1 is turned on. The comparator CMP2 in this embodiment is used to determine whether the bias voltage VG is smaller than the threshold voltage VTH2. Through the comparators CMP1 and CMP2, in this embodiment, it can be determined that when the voltage value of the error amplification signal VOP is greater than the voltage value of the threshold voltage VTH1 and whether the bias voltage VG is less than the threshold voltage VTH2, a control signal POFF is generated to enable the switch 320 is disconnected to remove the leakage current. In this way, the circuit stability and safety of the voltage generator 300 can be further improved.
In this embodiment, the logic operator 360 may perform an AND operation on the comparison results A1 and A2 to generate a control signal POFF.
Of course, the logic operator 360 may also perform logic operations on the comparison results A1 and A2 in other logic operation modes. The logic operation method adopted by the logic operator 360 can be set according to the logic level relationship of the comparison results A1, A2 and the corresponding control signal POFF, and there is no fixed limit. The logic operator 360 may include one or more logic gates, and its implementation details should be well known to those with ordinary knowledge in the art, and will not be repeated here.
Please refer to FIG. 4 below, which illustrates a schematic diagram of the implementation of the comparator in FIG. 3 according to an embodiment of the present invention. The implementation of the comparator CMP1 is the same as the implementation shown in FIG. 2, and details are not described herein again. In addition, the comparator CMP2 includes a transistor MP2 and a transistor MN3. Among them, the transistor MP2 is shared by the comparators CMP1 and CMP2. Transistor MN3 is coupled in parallel with transistor MN2, and the control terminal of transistor MN3 receives the bias voltage VG.
In FIG. 4, it can be clearly found that the transistor MP2 and the transistor MN3 can form an inverter. When the voltage value of the bias voltage VG is greater than the threshold voltage of the inverter, the transistor MN3 can be turned on (transistor MP2 is turned off) and the voltage value of the control signal POFF can be lowered. In contrast, when the bias voltage When the voltage value of the voltage VG is less than the threshold voltage of the inverter, the transistor MP2 can be turned on (transistor MN3 is turned off) and the voltage value of the control signal POFF can be increased. It can be known from this that the threshold voltage of the inverter formed by the transistor MP2 and the transistor MN3 is equivalent to the threshold voltage VTH2.
It is worth mentioning that the voltage value of the control signal POFF is also affected by the transistor MN2. Therefore, if the voltage value of the control signal POFF is pulled to a logic high level, the transistor MN2 also needs to be turned off. Therefore, under the condition that the bias voltage VG is smaller than the threshold voltage of the inverter formed by the transistor MP2 and the transistor MN3, and the voltage value of the error amplification signal VOP is greater than the threshold voltage VTH1, the voltage value of the control signal POFF is Can be pulled high to logic high.
Of course, in addition to the embodiment shown in FIG. 4, the comparators CMP1 and CMP2 can also be constructed by two independent comparators. Among them, the comparators CMP1 and CMP2 can be constructed by, for example, the embodiment shown in FIG. 2. It can also be constructed using comparator circuits well known to those skilled in the art, without any restrictions.
Please refer to FIG. 5, which illustrates a schematic diagram of another implementation manner of a voltage generator according to an embodiment of the present invention. In FIG. 5, the voltage generator 400 further includes a current sensor CS1. The current sensor CS1 is coupled to the output stage circuit 450 and senses an output current on the output stage circuit 450. The current sensor CS1 sends the related information of the sensed output current to the logic calculator 460, and when the sensed output current is higher than a preset current threshold, the control signal POFF is pulled down to logic Low level. Therefore, the logic operator 460 can control the switch 420 to maintain the conducting state through the generated control signal POFF.
Please refer to FIG. 6, which is a schematic diagram of another implementation manner of the comparator embodiment of FIG. 5 according to the embodiment of the present invention. In FIG. 6, the comparators CMP1 and CMP2 include transistors MNCL, a resistor RSENSE, and a control current source ISENSE. The control current source ISENSE can mirror the output current of the output stage circuit 450. The transistor MNCL is coupled in parallel with the transistor MN3, and its control terminal is coupled to the coupling terminal of the resistor RSENSE and the control current source ISENSE. The control current source ISENSE provides a current through the resistor RSENSE and generates a sensing voltage to control the transistor MNCL, and causes the transistor MNCL to be turned on when the sensing voltage is greater than a threshold voltage of the transistor MNCL. In this way, the voltage level of the control signal POFF can be made equal to a logic low level, and the control switch 420 can be maintained in a conducting state.
Please refer to FIG. 7, which illustrates a schematic diagram of a voltage generator according to another embodiment of the present invention. The voltage generator 700 includes a switch 720, a bias generator 710, a bias current regulator 740, and an output stage circuit 750. Unlike the embodiment in FIG. 1, the resistor string in the output stage circuit 750 of the voltage generator 700 is formed by connecting a plurality of resistors R1A, R1B, and R2 in series. The output stage circuit 750 further includes a bypass transistor MN4. The bypass transistor MN4 is used to adjust the voltage division ratio provided by the resistor string formed by the resistors R1A, R1B, and R2. The bypass transistor MN4 is controlled by the control signal POFF and is connected across the two ends of the resistor R1A. When the bypass transistor MN4 is turned on, the feedback voltage FB generated by the output voltage VOUT will decrease. In contrast, when the bypass transistor MN4 is turned off, the feedback voltage FB generated by the output voltage VOUT will be reduced. Rise.
Bypassing the transistor MN4, the voltage generator 700 can generate the effect of hysteresis protection. In short, according to the control signals POFF of different logic levels, the voltage values of the feedback voltage FB received by the error amplifier EA are not the same, which can prevent the unstable continuous switching of the switch 720 when the output voltage VOUT approaches the desired value This operation improves the stability of the voltage generator 700.
It is worth mentioning that the bypass transistor MN4 can also be connected across the resistor R1B to achieve the same hysteresis protection effect. The on-state or off-state of the transistor MN4 and the switch 720 is opposite.
Please refer to FIG. 8 below, which illustrates a waveform diagram of the hysteresis protection operation of the embodiment of FIG. 7 of the present invention. Among them, before the time point T1, the voltage generator 700 is operated at the low power supply voltage VIN. Over time, the power supply voltage VIN increases, and the resulting output voltage VOUT is limited by the voltage generator 700. The voltage value of the output voltage VOUT is less than the power supply voltage VIN. At this time, the output voltage VOUT is less than the normal output voltage. The voltage value is VNORM. In addition, the control signal POFF is at a logic high level before the time point T1, and its voltage value increases as the voltage value of the power supply voltage VIN increases.
At time T1, the control signal POFF is converted to a logic low level, and the voltage value of the output voltage VOUT is switched to a voltage difference VHYS which is smaller than the voltage value of the power supply voltage VIN.
After time point T2, the power supply voltage VIN decreases, and at time point T3, the power supply voltage VIN decreases to approximately equal to the normal voltage value VNORM. At this time, the control signal POFF is converted to a logic high level and enters a low power supply voltage operation mode. After the time point T3, the voltage value of the output voltage VOUT decreases as the power supply voltage VIN decreases.
In summary, the present invention provides a switch in the voltage generator to be connected in series between the bias voltage generator and the power supply voltage. The comparator generates a control signal according to the error amplification signal, and in the low power supply voltage mode, the switch is turned off to cut off the possible leakage path, so that the voltage generator maintains low current operation under the condition of low power supply voltage. .
Although the present invention has been disclosed as above with the examples, it is not intended to limit the present invention. Any person with ordinary knowledge in the technical field can make some modifications and retouching without departing from the spirit and scope of the present invention. The protection scope of the present invention shall be determined by the scope of the attached patent application.
100, 300, 400, 700‧‧‧ voltage generators
110, 310, 410, 710‧‧‧ bias generator
120, 320, 420, 720‧‧‧ switches
CMP1, CMP2‧‧‧ Comparator
140, 340, 440, 740‧‧‧ bias current regulator
150, 350, 450, 750‧‧‧ output stage circuits
900‧‧‧ Low Dropout Voltage Regulator
PWT‧‧‧Power terminal
IOP‧‧‧ bias current
VG‧‧‧ bias voltage
POFF‧‧‧Control signal
VIN‧‧‧ supply voltage
VOP‧‧‧Error Amplified Signal
VTH1, VTH2‧‧‧ critical voltage
GND‧‧‧Reference ground voltage
VREF‧‧‧Reference voltage
FB‧‧‧Feedback voltage
VOUT‧‧‧Output voltage
MP1, MP2, MN1, MN2, MN3, MPOUT, MDP1, MDP2, MDN1, MDN2
EA‧‧‧ Error Amplifier
R1, R2‧‧‧ resistance
210‧‧‧ Differential circuit
ICMP‧‧‧ Current Source
CPS1, A1, A2 ‧‧‧ comparison results
360, 460‧‧‧Logic Operators
CS1‧‧‧Current Sensor
MNCL‧‧‧Transistor
RSENSE‧‧‧Resistor
ISENSE‧‧‧Control current source
R1A, R1B‧‧‧ resistance
MN4‧‧‧Bypass transistor
T1 ~ T3‧‧‧Time
VNORM‧‧‧Normal voltage value
FIG. 1 is a schematic diagram of a voltage generator according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 2 is a schematic diagram of an embodiment of the comparator of FIG. 1 according to an embodiment of the voltage generator of the present invention. FIG. 3 is a schematic diagram of a voltage generator according to another embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 4 is a schematic diagram of the comparator implementation of FIG. 3 according to an embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 5 is a schematic diagram of a voltage generator according to another embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 6 is a schematic diagram of another embodiment of the comparator embodiment of FIG. 5 according to the embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 7 is a schematic diagram of a voltage generator according to another embodiment of the present invention. FIG. 8 is a waveform diagram of the hysteresis protection operation of the embodiment in FIG. 7 of the present invention. FIG. 9 is a circuit diagram of a conventional low dropout voltage regulator.

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  1. A voltage generator includes: a bias generator coupled to a power terminal, receiving a bias current and generating a bias voltage, wherein the bias generator is a diode, and the anode of the diode receives The bias current, the cathode of the diode generates the bias voltage; a switch, connected in series between the path of the bias generator coupled to the power terminal, is controlled by a control signal; a first comparator, compares An error amplification signal and a first threshold voltage are used to generate a first comparison result, and the control signal is generated according to the first comparison result; a bias current regulator is used to generate the error according to a reference voltage and a feedback voltage. Amplifying the signal and adjusting the magnitude of the bias current according to the error amplification signal; and an output stage circuit that receives the bias voltage and generates an output voltage according to the bias voltage, wherein the feedback voltage is based on the output voltage produce.
  2. The voltage generator according to item 1 of the patent application scope further includes: a second comparator that compares the bias voltage with a second threshold voltage to generate a second comparison result; and a logic operator coupled to Between the switch and the first and second comparators, the control signal is generated according to the first comparison result and the second comparison result.
  3. The voltage generator according to item 2 of the scope of patent application, wherein the logic operator performs a logical AND operation on the first comparison result and the second comparison result to generate the control signal.
  4. The voltage generator according to item 2 of the patent application scope further includes: a current sensor coupled to the output stage circuit for sensing an output current of the output stage circuit.
  5. The voltage generator according to item 4 of the patent application scope, wherein the computing unit further generates the control signal according to the output current.
  6. The voltage generator according to item 5 of the patent application scope, wherein when the output current is greater than a critical current value, the computing unit generates the control signal to turn on the switch.
  7. The voltage generator according to item 2 of the scope of patent application, wherein the first comparator comprises: a differential circuit, receiving the error amplification signal and the first threshold voltage, and generating a differential output signal; a first The first terminal of the transistor receives a power terminal, and the second terminal of the first transistor generates the first comparison result. The first transistor is controlled by the bias voltage. The second transistor includes a first transistor. A terminal is coupled to the second terminal of the first transistor, a second terminal of the second transistor is coupled to a reference ground voltage, and the second transistor is controlled by the differential output signal.
  8. The voltage generator according to item 7 of the patent application scope, wherein the second comparator includes: the first transistor; and a third transistor, a first terminal of which is coupled to the second transistor of the first transistor Terminal, the second terminal of the third transistor is coupled to the reference ground voltage, and the third transistor is controlled by the bias voltage, wherein the inverter formed by the third transistor and the first transistor is an inverter The threshold voltage of is the second threshold voltage.
  9. The voltage generator according to item 1 of the patent application range, wherein the bias current regulator includes: a transistor, a first end of which is connected to the bias generator and receives the bias voltage; Two terminals are coupled to a reference ground terminal, the transistor is controlled by the error amplification signal; and an error amplifier is coupled to the transistor to generate the error amplification according to the difference between the reference voltage and the feedback voltage. signal.
  10. The voltage generator according to item 1 of the patent application scope, wherein the output stage circuit includes: a transistor, a first terminal of which is coupled to a power terminal, a control terminal of the transistor receives the bias voltage, and the voltage The second terminal of the crystal generates the output voltage; and a resistor string with a plurality of resistors connected in series, is coupled between the second terminal of the transistor and a reference ground terminal, and divides the output voltage and divides the voltage. This feedback voltage is generated.
  11. The voltage generator according to item 10 of the patent application scope, wherein the output stage circuit further includes: a bypass transistor, the first end and the second end of which are connected across two ends of at least one of the resistors At the same time, the bypass transistor is controlled by the control signal, wherein the output stage circuit adjusts the on or off state of the bypass transistor to adjust the voltage value of the feedback voltage.
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