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OTA provides high gain and high ouput impedance for constant current output. OTA is good in driving capacitive load wbereby OPAMP is good in driving resistive load as buffer is included at last stage of opamp.
Thank you so much. It's a good explaination of the difference between OTA and OpAmp.
But for the voltage-mode control of PWM control, All of the error amplifiers are built by OpAmp. When it come to Current-Mode control, all people use OTA. Is there particular consideration in this change?
The compensation network (when using a Gm amplifier) is simplified and it only requires 1 pin. This allows you to build the resistor divider (feedback network) internal to the chip, so that the customer needs fewer external components. This in turn will require less board space for them, allowing them to make the form-factor of their product smaller.
Yes. I have searched for some papers about the current mode control. This control method can use the PI compensator, which means there are only capacitor load for the error amplifier. Then we can use the OTA instead of a OpAmp. Is it right?