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Gate driver chipset

13 September 2017 Power Electronics / Power Management

Texas Instruments introduced two new device families that help reduce size and weight in motor drive applications. When used together, DRV832x brushless DC (BLDC) gate drivers and CSD88584/99 NexFET power blocks require as little as 511 mm². The DRV832x BLDC gate drivers feature a smart gate-drive architecture that eliminates up to 24 components traditionally used to set the gate drive current while enabling designers to easily adjust FET switching to optimise power loss and electromagnetic compliance. The CSD88584Q5DC and CSD88599Q5DC power blocks leverage two FETs in a unique stacked-die configuration, which doubles power density and minimises the FET resistance and parasitic inductances typically found in side-by-side FET configurations.

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