AR# 8317

CPLD CoolRunner - How do I calculate thermal resistance for CoolRunner packages?

Description

The CoolRunner data sheets do not contain any information regarding the calculation of thermal resistance. Where can I find this information?

Solution

Thermal characteristics can be obtained from "Device Package User Guide" UG112:

http://www.xilinx.com/xlnx/xweb/xil_publications_display.jsp?iLanguageID=1&category=-1210554&sGlobalNavPick=&sSecondaryNavPick=

AR# 8317
Date 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article