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The A3946 is designed specifically for applications that require high power unidirectional DC motors, three-phase brushless DC motors, or other inductive loads. The A3946 provides two high-current gate drive outputs that are capable of driving a wide range of power N-channel MOSFETs. The high-side gate driver switches an N-channel MOSFET that controls current to the load, while the low-side gate driver switches an N-channel MOSFET as a synchronous rectifier.
A bootstrap capacitor provides the above-battery supply voltage required for N-channel MOSFETs. An internal top-off charge pump for the high side allows DC (100% duty cycle) operation of the half-bridge.