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Microchip Next Generation 700V SiC MOSFETs – Request Samples

2021-01-25T14:42:05-06:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Featured, Microchip, Silicon Carbide Power Transistors & Modules|

Features include: Low capacitances and low gate charge Fast switching speed due to low internal gage resistance (ESR) Stable operation at high junction temperature at 175 degrees Celsius Fast and reliable body diode Superior avalanche ruggedness LEARN MORE

Characterization of a 62mm SiC Power Module with AgileSwitch Augmented Switching Gate Drivers

2021-01-13T17:00:22-06:00January 13th, 2021|Categories: Application Note, Featured, Microchip|

Switching a SiC MOSFET Power Module creates two significant problems that need to be addressed in order to optimize the performance of the device: turn-off voltage overshoot and ringing. These two parasitic problems need to be controlled while maintaining efficient switching. Microchip's AgileSwitch® line of patented Gate Drive products address these problems, controlling the turn-off

Video: Reducing Size, Noise & Field Failures of Transportation Auxiliary Power Units (APUs)

2021-01-05T16:33:27-06:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: Featured, Microchip, Video|

This Microchip presentation covers: About Transportation APUs Why SiC for APUs? Microchip Up to the Task SiC MOSFET toughness Ultra-low inductance power package Intelligent digital gate driver The SiC APU Solution: ASDAK+

Reducing Size, Noise, and Field Failures of Transportation APUs

2020-12-21T15:44:42-06:00December 21st, 2020|Categories: Article, Featured, Microchip|

Designers are finally able to extract disruptive system-level benefits of SiC technology to shrink the size, noise, and field failures of auxiliary power units (APUs) in transportation vehicles. As vehicle electrification proliferates the consumer EV segment other forms of transportation are also chasing the global macrotrend, including railway, aircraft, delivery trucks, off-highway vehicles,

Webinar: DC Fast Charger PFC Reference Design – Minimize Development Challenges while Maximizing System Performance

2020-10-30T12:09:07-05:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: Events, Featured, Microchip, Webinar|

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 Overview 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

Streamlined SiC Development With a Total System Solution: Marching Toward a New Paradigm

2020-10-14T16:40:03-05:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Article, Featured, Microchip|

Today, multiple silicon carbide (SiC) device suppliers update their growing product catalogs every few months. As options increase, the next challenge facing the widespread adoption of SiC is the design-in process. Using these fast-switching components requires a multifaceted, holistic solution involving the semiconductor die, package, gate driver, and the interactions of all three technologies. This

Microchip Vienna 3-Phase Power Factor Correction (PFC) Reference Design

2020-09-15T17:13:42-05:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Microchip, Silicon Carbide Test & Evaluation Products|

The MSCSICPFC/REF5 is a 3-phase Vienna PFC reference design for Hybrid Electric Vehicle/Electric Vehicle (HEV/EV) charger and high-power switch mode power supply applications. This reference design achieves 98.6% efficiency at 30 kW output power. PLECS Model Available You can use a Piecewise-Linear Electrical Circuit Simulation (PLECS) tool before hardware design to simulate the dynamic

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