Part of Richardson RFPD’s “Walk Around the Block” 20 minute webinar series, EV Fast Charging Design Topics, addressing design challenges and trending topics relative to power electronics applications

This presentation addresses the design considerations for developing a high-power density and high efficiency power converter design using SiC technology. Included are design considerations for minimizing commutation loop inductance, achieving low switching losses and an efficient thermal design, all addressed with Microchip’s 30kW Vienna PFC reference design

Key Takeaways

  • Find out how Microchip’s 30 kW Vienna PFC reference design is a turnkey solution, minimizing the development time of EV DC fast chargers
  • Learn how silicon carbide (SiC) technology enables high power density and high efficiency
  • Understand the design considerations for achieving 98.6% efficiency at 30 kW output power
  • Learn the fundamentals of the Vienna rectifier topology for power factor correction