Market Focus: Isolated Gate Driver for Power Supply Applications
Isolated switched mode power supplies (SMPS) and inverters are ubiquitous across various applications due to their high efficiency and flexible design considerations. They help power telecom base stations, server and data centers, industrial factory automation, and motor control. This webinar will focus on the isolated gate driver as a key component of this system, and how it plays a role to improve the performance and efficiency of power supplies.
Technical Focus: IsoDriver Bootstrap Design and Power Supply Topology
This training session will provide an end applications overview of SMPS detailing common apps and their power needs. Additionally, we discuss how the end applications determine the design and topology of SMPS. The session will highlight some of the commonly used topologies, merits, and challenges. Finally, as an example, we will review design considerations for the bootstrap supply as used in dual driver configurations.
45 Minute Presentation
15 Minute Q&A
Senior Product Manager
Ashish Gokhale joined Silicon Labs in 2010 and has been instrumental in expanding the product portfolio for industrial applications. Previously, he served as a business development manager for isolation products at Texas Instruments, where he was instrumental in developing isolation technology and launching products. He holds MSEE and MBA degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and a BSEE from VJTI University of Bombay. He also holds two patents in the field of isolation technology.
Travis Lenz graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a BSEE and a MSEE. Before joining Silicon Labs, he held internships at technology companies such as Hewlett Packard, the Microelectronics Research Center at UT, and Texas Instruments. His role at Silicon Labs has included validating new products including the Si834x isolated smart switch and the Si828x isolated gate driver. Additionally, Travis designed demonstration platforms, such as the Si8284 simple motor controller, and develops validation and evaluation hardware for isolation products.
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