Article: How to Easily Design Power Supplies

2021-09-01T13:00:30-05:00September 1st, 2021|Categories: Analog Devices, Article, Featured|

Part 2 of this series covers specialized topologies, common isolated topologies, and advanced isolated topologies of power supplies. What you'll learn in this article: What other topologies are used for SMPS beyond the three most common types? Common and advanced isolated topologies. What is the switched capacitor converter? Beyond the three basic, nonisolated switch-mode

Tech Chat with Analog Devices: Short Circuit Protection Using Isolated Gate Drivers

2021-08-09T15:23:10-05:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: Analog Devices, Featured, Tech Chat, Video|

Part of our Tech Chat series Gate drivers provide the first line of defense against short-circuit faults on power semiconductor devices. When comparing different types of power semiconductor technologies – IGBTs v. silicon carbide, for example – there are differences in the short circuit withstand capabilities. This Tech Chat discusses reasons for SiC module failure

Webinar On-Demand: Wolfspeed & Analog Devices – SiC Gate Driving Considerations

2021-10-13T18:19:28-05:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Analog Devices, Featured, Video, Webinar, Wolfspeed|

Analog Devices iCoupler isolated gate drivers are combined with Wolfspeed's market leading MOSFETS to deliver high efficiency and high reliability system solutions across industrial, energy and automotive applications. This video reveals the nuances and details of a successful SiC design. Gate driver considerations are examined including understanding datasheet test conditions for driving switches, and reducing

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

2021-10-13T18:51:51-05:00March 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

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