Power Electronics / Power Management


1200 V gate drivers

15 June 2016 Power Electronics / Power Management

Power Integrations announced a family of galvanically isolated, single-channel gate driver ICs ranging in output current from 2,5 A to 8 A – the industry’s highest output current without an external booster. SCALE-iDriver ICs, optimised for driving both IGBTs and MOSFETs, bring the company’s pioneering FluxLink magneto-inductive bidirectional communications technology to 1200 V driver applications. The devices meet the IEC 60664-1 and IEC 61800-5-1 standards, and operate from -40°C to +125°C and at frequencies up to 250 kHz. They also feature Power Integrations’ Advanced Soft Shut Down (ASSD) mechanism that protects the power semiconductor switch in the event of a short circuit.



Credit(s)



Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page

Further reading:

N-channel super-junction MOSFETs
EBV Electrolink Power Electronics / Power Management
STMicroelectronics’ STPOWER MDmesh M9 and DM9 N-channel super-junction, multi-drain silicon power MOSFETs are ideal for switched-mode power supplies (SMPS) in applications from data centre servers and ...

Read more...
LDOs consume minimal quiescent current
Altron Arrow Power Electronics / Power Management
The AP7387 supports many standard power rails and is well suited for multi-cell battery-powered applications.

Read more...
Digital power controller for LED lighting
EBV Electrolink Power Electronics / Power Management
STMicroelectronics’ new single-chip digital power controller simplifies design and increases flexibility in LED lighting applications.

Read more...
Affordable laboratory power supply
Vepac Electronics Power Electronics / Power Management
For developers, it offers two switchable USB outputs with their own LCD display for the voltage and current values.

Read more...
Dual gate drivers simplify SiC and IGBT switching circuits
EBV Electrolink Power Electronics / Power Management
Two new dual-channel, galvanically-isolated gate drivers for IGBTs and silicon-carbide (SiC) MOSFETs from STMicroelectronics promise to save space and ease circuit design in high-voltage power conversion ...

Read more...
Vienna rectifier reference design for PFC
Altron Arrow Power Electronics / Power Management
The STDES-VRECTFD reference design is a complete solution for high-power, three-phase AC/DC rectifier applications based on the Vienna topology. It features full digital control through STMicroelectronics’ ...

Read more...
Qi 1.3 wireless charging with authentication
Altron Arrow Power Electronics / Power Management
In order to ensure high-quality wireless charging power transmitters, the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has released the Qi 1.3 specification with the extended power profile. This new specification ...

Read more...
Clean energy solutions made in SA, for SA
Power Electronics / Power Management
Creslow Energy Solutions, a local manufacturer of clean energy storage systems, has recently been established in South Africa. “By utilising the latest technology in our clean energy storage products, ...

Read more...
UPS keeps IoT networks running during power-grid disturbances
Altron Arrow Power Electronics / Power Management
Growing cities bring more technology to one place, especially in developing countries and in many cases the expansion of electricity grids simply cannot keep up with the demand. The power plants that ...

Read more...
AMOLED power management IC
Altron Arrow Power Electronics / Power Management
STMicroelectronics’ new fully integrated power management IC (PMIC) for AMOLED displays combines a low quiescent current and enhanced flexibility to extend the battery runtime of portable devices. With ...

Read more...