Application note for MLX91220 - Thermal Management

The MLX91220 is an Integrated Current Sensor that senses the current flowing through the leadframe of the SOIC package. By virtue of fixing the current conductor position with respect to the monolithic CMOS sensor, a fully integrated, factory-calibrated, Hall-effect current sensor is obtained.

The current flowing through the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) trace and the Integrated Circuit’s leadframe causes heating that needs to be well understood and managed through PCB layout or cooling methods

This application note aims to provide guidelines regarding the thermal management for MLX91220 and MLX91221. For more detailed discussions on the specifics of your application, please reach your local sales representative or our Application Engineering team.

Application note for MLX91220 - Thermal Management

  • Current revision: December 2020 (rev. 1.0)