HFAN-08.1: Thermal Considerations of QFN and Other Exposed-Paddle Packages

Abstract: This application note will give a brief introduction to thermal theory and general layout considerations that can be applied in order to obtain the benefits of the exposed-paddle packages. A worst-case example of performance degradation due to improper use of the exposed paddle will also be provided using thermal resistance data.

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APPLICATION NOTE 862,AN862, AN 862, APP862, Appnote862, Appnote 862