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You surely know Murphy’s Laws? I’m grateful for any good idea! The high frequency reduces required transformer size. This is basically a buck converter with active free-wheeling rectifier, or in other words, a plain simple half-bridge. Eagle PCB clearance error 2. Since I anyway need some more gate drive current than the IRS can deliver, I have been considering using two TCA drivers, and bringing the signal to the high side via a fast optocoupler.

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Also I like to design circuits that don’t suffer a chain reaction when something fails.

With drivers that have a shutdown input with hysteresis, UVLO can be implemented by a simple circuit comprising a zener and two isolayed, maybe adding a clamping diode if the IC’s input requires that.

Two common electrical isolation drive techniques are optocoupler and transformer.

EMI isn’t a big concern in this application, because this circuit will go inside a kilowatt-class shortwave transmitter. Results 1 to 20 of Or real audio class D stages.

To reduce power consumption, the transformer’s magnetizing current should be kept relatively low less than 5. CA CAC en According to the datasheet, this should result in a short but nonzero deadtime at the outputs.

Doing this in such a way that it also works in the event of a power cut, fast power cycling, or other abnormal events, is much harder than including UVLO in the design. It just gets transfomer in the duty cycle extremes, and ready-made class-D audio amplifiers very likely suffer from the same problem.



The apparatus of claim 9, further comprising: The buffer 22 may either invert or non-invert the applied flip-flop output signals. US USA en Also many of those inverters use much too small electrolytic capacitors in the bootstrap supplies for the high sides. At least I used good parts layout and a good grounding scheme on my protoboard Jellybean parts are strongly preferred, because in my country the electronic parts stores carry very little selection, the postal service takes 4 months to deliver any import even letters!

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It works well over the moderate duty cycle range, but gets very bad at extreme duty cycles. A3 Designated state s: I need a maximum sustained output current of 40A, so the switch current, when including the inductor’s ripple current, is up to 50A or 55A.

I have the benefit that my power stage will be physically small and compact, and that the PWM will be fdt as long as I can pull that off without too much interference from cyle power stage!

But they are dutt available in every configuration one might need, and sometimes the UVLO threshold they have is unsuitable. Perhaps you can mitigate your voltage limit fears with a fast comparator circuit that disables gate drives if it sees anything outside V for example.


A2 Designated state s: I need a 30kHz signal bandwidth.

EP1143619A3 – Semiconductor switch driving circuit – Google Patents

The apparatus of claim 1, wherein said clock signal comprises a square wave signal. Somewhat worse is still acceptable. Power MOSFETs are ideal in this application due to their high switching speeds, low conduction losses, low drive power requirements, and high power handling capability. Why I am getting this substrate picture, when i create a new workspace? The additional elements beyond those in FIG.

I then built a test setup using an IRS, driving its two inputs exactly in opposite phase.

High side driving with 0 to % duty cycle

And during receive the whole transmit circuitry including this converter is shut down. I frt put a totem-pole to drive both switches so the driver’s output impedance will be quite low.

IEE Floating Point addition 7. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I’m working on an adjustable 0.