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Can I connect the outputs of the two Low-Side MOSFET Driver ICs, MIC4452, in parallel?

Any specific case/thing that I need to take care of?

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Why would you connect them in parallel? Give some details about the application. \$\endgroup\$ Commented Dec 6, 2022 at 13:18

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Not recommended. Even though both driver would be tied together at the input (so they switch on/off simultaneously) there will be small differences in timing that will lead them to a shoot-through condition, that is, one of them still in low while the other is already in high state. Maybe only a few nanoseconds. Probably this won’t destroy the drivers, but they will become hot and in the long run they could even fail.

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