Power electronics impacts our lives in so many ways - from new power circuits that extend battery life to voltage regulators that help manage and distribute energy more efficiently from the grid to the consumer. This four-part Power 101 fundamentals course covers several topics that a design engineer needs to understand when it comes to power management design.
We live in a world where design engineers are on a seemingly constant pursuit for higher efficiency. Everyone wants to do more with less power. Higher system efficiency is a team effort that includes (but is not limited to) better-performing gate drivers, controllers and new wide-bandgap technologies. In this multi-part video series, we will focus on the gate drivers and how choosing the right driver can help your whole system design. You will learn about important gate driver specs, why they’re important, and how they can influence the systems around them.
This training video illustrates the operation fundamentals for the low side and half-bridge gate driver.
In this training series, we will touch the gate driver applications, fundamentals of low side gate driver, high- and low side gate driver and isolated gate driver. And we will surely go deep and help you understand the gate driver design considerations with TI reference design and the corresponding critical waveforms.
In this training video, soft switching ZVS converters, including totem-pole PFC and LLC resonant converter, is mentioned to improve all the all the issues of hard-switching, especially the reverse recovery of the diode. Differences of gate driver on hard-switching and soft-switching is highlighted and explained. New issues of soft switching, high turn-off current, is also discussed with strong gate driver to minimize the turn-off loss. LLC resonant converter turn-off loss mechanism is illustrated in depth.
In this training video, parasitics in the gate driver system is identified. Piece-wise linear switching sequence at turn on/off is illustrated. Reverse recovery introduced additional complexity on turn-on transition is explained with comparison of MOSFETs and IGBTs.
Power Switching Device Cannot Drive Themselves - Mastering the Art of High Voltage Gate Driver Design in UPS, Telecom, and Servers
We live in a world where designers are constantly pursuing higher efficiencies and higher power densities. Our customers want more power out with less power loss, while achieving smaller solution sizes! They strive to reduce switching losses while maintaining signal integrity. The need for higher efficiency and power density is a trend seen across isolated and non-isolated power systems in Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS), Telecom Rectifiers, and Server PSUs.
Learn about design tips from Texas Instruments' leading power experts to help with all your power design challenges and get you to market faster.
This training introduce helps you to learn how to design a good AC/DC ACF USB-C PD adapter. It gives some introduction on both ACF topology and UCC28780 controller, and also some system design considerations and suggestions which are target to solve your actual problems. At last, it shows a 65W USB-C PD adapter design with high power density(31W/in3) and high efficiency(94% peak).
Get tips, tricks and techniques to solve common power supply design challenges with power experts.
This training video summarizes the content of this gate driver series and the key references.
One of the key systems in a solar energy harvester is a solar inverter. A solar inverter, or any kind of inverter for that matter, will take a Direct Current voltage input and convert it to an Alternating Current output that can be used to power standard appliances and electronics in a home or business. While just about any high power DC source can be used, the largest sector of inverter growth is in renewables, particularly solar applications. Watch this series to help you mitigate multiple solar inverter design challenges.
This training video will firstly introduce the configuration of TI's capacitive isolation technology, and compare over other methods, like opto-coupler, transformative. Another important benefit - "fail open" of TI's capacitor isolation, will also be discussed.
View a broad curriculum of training for designing with various power supply topologies, as well as step by step instructions to build complete power topology reference designs.
This training video will help to understand the UCC2152x's output configuration and grounding consideration when driving FETs and IGBTs with negative voltage bias. Three different implementation methods are introduced, pros and cons of each methods are illustrated.
This training video will firstly discuss the configuration of the UCC2x52x gate driver and it featured benefits, then a detailed bench experiment comparison shows that UCC2x52x family gate drivers has better dynamic performance as well as stable and predictable source/sink peak current.