Using the ADuM4136 Isolated Gate Driver and LT3999 DC-to-DC Converter to Drive a 1200 V SiC Power Module


This application note demonstrates the advantages of the ADuM4136 gate driver, a single-channel device with an output drive capability of up to 4 A, a maximum common-mode transient immunity (CMTI) of 150 kV/μs, and fast fault management that includes desaturation protection.

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


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...

Application Note: Reducing Size, Noise, and Field Failures of Transportation APUs


As vehicle electrification proliferates the consumer EV segment, other forms of transportation are also chasing the global macrotrend. Today, 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.

Walk Around the Block: EV Fast Charging


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) and Microchip (Power factor correction)...

Webinar On-Demand: Gate Driver Circuit Design for GaN Power Applications


A detailed review of selected gate driver circuits and the design considerations for various applications with GaN, this webinar covers the characteristics of different GaN topologies and their driving requirements, examples and experimental results of gate driver circuits for applications from low power to high power, and more...

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