The Phase Shifted Full Bridge (PSFB) has always been considered the best design for high power DC/DC conversion. However, a newer technology called Full Bridge LLC (FB-LLC) has recently been used and accepted for high power DC/DC conversion. In this 3 part series, we will go in-depth in discussing the pros and cons of both the PSFB and FB-LLC. We will then compare the basic problems between the PSFB and FB-LLC and give ideas on how to choose between the two given a certain application. Lastly, we will review some Reference Designs.
The C2000™ Piccolo™ MCUs are a family of 32-bit microcontrollers optimized for processor-intensive, real-time control applications. Designed for cost-sensitive applications, TI Piccolo MCUs scale to meet a variety of performance needs, whether controlling single or multiple control loops. Piccolo MCUs use common software and provide a high level of analog integration to deliver:
Shunt sensors are rapidly replacing current transformers as the preferred current sensing solution for electricity meters(e-meters) around the world.
Applications Engineer Jason Tao discusses PFC basics, topology comparisons and design considerations to achieve a cost-optimized and efficient PFC design.
This series provides an overview of the various buck regulator architectures, including:
- Multi-Phase Buck Regulators
- Hysteretic Buck Regulators
- COT Buck Regulators
- Current/Emulated Current Mode Buck Regulators
- Voltage Mode Buck Regulators
This five-part series provides an overview of DC-DC converters.
This five-part series provides an overview of linear regulators.
Power over Ethernet technology (PoE) is an ubiquitous technology for powering Ethernet connected end equipments that may typically require licensed personnel to install, such as connected lighting, wireless access points, 5G remote radio units and more. As a standard-driven IC technology, suppliers can rest easy that IEEE 802.3 compliant portfolios offer solutions at both the source and input to loads that are fully interoperable and include many features to empower greater flexibility and reliability.
The Ethernet ecosystem is evolving with the introduction of the IEEE 802.3bt standard. Regardless if you’re an expert in PoE or just getting introduced to the technology, the below trainings provide a good starting point for understanding how TI’s portfolio of 802.3bt Powered Devices (PDs) and Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) Controllers can be used in traditional and emerging Ethernet applications.
Explore and review training videos from the Power Supply Design Seminar 2018. The seminar materials below provide rich, technical and practical information which combine new, advanced power supply concepts, basic design principles and “real-world” application examples. Select any topic and start learning today.
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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.
With the increase in smart building automation systems, the need for wireless, battery powered sensor nodes is growing. This training covers the basics of wireless sensor node optimization with a focus on extending battery life.
Learn more about TI building automation solutions at ti.com/buildingautomation
Certain end-equipment, like communications, server, industrial, and personal electronics have design challenges solved by the DC/DC converter’s control-mode. This session will compare and contrast 3 different devices using 3 different control modes under the same design criteria to see how each control mode solves particular size, efficiency, external component, ripple and transient response design challenges.
The Precision DAC Learning Center is a collection of technical content that will help guide you through the precision DAC design process. Whether you are learning the basics of digital-to-analog conversion or trying to understand how to implement a precision DAC in your system, this learning center provides a range of videos, articles, and blogs to help you along the way.
PT100/500/1000 Resistance Temperature Detectors (RTDs) are widely used in grid infrastructure and factory automation applications where high precision temperature measurement is often required. Technical requirements include either 20 mK precise Differential Temperature Measurement (DTM) for heat and cold meters from 0 to 180°C or better than 400 mK precision over the full range of -200 to 850°C for industrial sensor transmitters.