Tech Chat with Analog Devices: Why Gate Driver Drive Strength is Essential

2021-04-27T16:45:58-05:00April 27th, 2021|Categories: Analog Devices, Featured, Tech Chat, Video|

Part of our Tech Chat series Gate drivers are required for voltage level shifting, charging and discharging the system and drive strength to charge and discharge quickly. In this Tech Chat, we discuss why gate drive strength is essential to supporting the faster switching of Gallium Nitride (GaN) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) for lower losses

Energy Storage Systems Boost Electric Vehicles’ Fast Charger Infrastructure

2021-04-19T11:44:59-05:00April 18th, 2021|Categories: Analog Devices, Article, Featured|

Electric vehicles (EVs) will gain more and more market share, eventually taking over internal combustion engine vehicles. Direct current (dc) fast charging stations will replace, or integrate, petrol stations. Renewable energies will be used to power them, such as solar and wind. People will desire to charge their EVs in less than 15 minutes and

Tech Chat with Analog Devices: Common Mode Transient Immunity

2021-04-05T16:43:12-05:00April 5th, 2021|Categories: Analog Devices, Featured, Tech Chat, Video|

Part of our Tech Chat series Commode Mode Transient Immunity as it relates to gate drivers is explained in this Tech Chat as well as the minimum gate driver CMTI required for converters integrated with Gallium Nitride (GaN) or Silicon Carbide (SiC) power semiconductors. CM Transients can affect gate driver timing and performance. Incorrect gate

Video: Verified SiC Converter Solution from Gate Driver to Power MOSFET

2021-03-09T10:30:03-06:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: Analog Devices, Featured, Video, Wolfspeed|

Design a 6.6 kW high frequency SiC power converter with confidence. Supported with test reports, combine ADI isolated gate drivers with Wolfspeed Silicon Carbide MOSFETS & Schottky Diodes for an efficient fast switching SiC solution. WATCH VIDEO LEARN MORE! ASK AN EXPERT

Analog Devices EVAL-ADuM4146: High Voltage, Isolated SiC Gate Driver Optimized for Use with Wolfspeed SiC MOSFETs & Power Modules

2021-02-09T10:41:51-06:00February 9th, 2021|Categories: Analog Devices, Featured, Gate Driver Evaluation Products|

The EVAL-ADuM4146WHB1Z is a half bridge gate drive board that allows simple evaluation of the performance of the ADuM4146 when driving advanced Wolfspeed third generation C3M™ silicon carbide (SiC) metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs) and power modules. The EVALADuM4146WHB1Z is intended to be used in conjunction with Wolfspeed clamped inductive load (CIL) test boards

Analog Devices EVAL-ADuM4221 2-Channel Gate Drive Evaluation Board

2021-02-09T10:40:49-06:00February 9th, 2021|Categories: Analog Devices, Featured, Gate Driver Evaluation Products|

Evaluating the ADuM4221-1 Isolated, Half Bridge Gate Driver with Adjustable Dead Time, 4 A Output The EVAL-ADuM4221-1EBZ supports the ADuM4221-1 half bridge gate driver that employs Analog Devices, Inc., iCoupler® technology to provide independent and isolated high-side and low-side output. The EVAL-ADuM4221-1EBZ is populated with the ADuM4221-1, which has a single PWM input and

Videos: Walk Around the Block – EV Fast Charging

2021-02-02T10:53:08-06:00February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Analog Devices, Featured, Microchip, Richardson RFPD, u-blox, Video, Wolfspeed|

The "Walk Around the Block" webinar series addresses design challenges and trending topics relative to power electronics applications. In this series, we'll focus on EV fast charging and highlight a variety of topics from our vendors: Wolfspeed: On-board chargers u-blox: Wireless communications Analog Devices: Optimize switching Microchip Technology Inc.: Power factor correction Each session

Article: Peak Current of Isolated Gate Drivers

2020-12-08T10:24:06-06:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: Analog Devices, Article, Featured|

One of the key metrics when choosing a gate driver is peak current. During the process of examining various competitor datasheets, make sure peak current is compared in a like-for-like manner. One question often comes up when considering what gate driver to use for an application: What is the peak current that a driver

Analog Devices ADuM4221

2020-09-10T15:55:48-05:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Analog Devices, Featured, Gate Driver ICs|

Key performance specifications of the ADuM4221 include excellent noise immunity (CMTI of 150/µs), a critical metric in fast-switching/high EMI environments, and improved thermal performance through low Rdson, both of which allow a customer to take full advantage of the output power and efficiency that SiC and GaN technologies have to offer. The ADuM4221 is a

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