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Power MOSFET Drivers - Gate Drivers, IGBT Drivers

Comprehensive MOSFET Driver Configurations to Support Your Next Application Design

A MOSFET driver is a type of power amplifier that accepts a low-power input from a controller IC and produces a high-current drive input for the gate of a high-power transistor such as an Insulated-Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) or power MOSFET. MOSFET drivers are beneficial to MOSFET operation because the high-current drive provided to the MOSFET gate decreases the switching time between the gate ON/OFF stages which leads to increased MOSFET power and thermal efficiency.

Microchip's diverse array of MOSFET drivers supports a wide range of applications ranging from DC/DC power supplies to a host of motor applications, all while promoting high design flexibility, system efficiency, and robust operation. 

Low Side Power MOSFET Driver

Low Side

Typically used in DC/DC power supplies, inverters, motor and solenoid applications

Low Side
High Side Power MOSFET Driver

High Side

Typically used for protection, power distribution, relays, and motor applications

High Side
High-Low Side Power MOSFET Driver

High Side or Low Side

Typically used in power distribution, protection and load switch applications

High Side or Low Side

Synchronous MOSFET Drivers

Half Bridge Power MOSFET Driver

Half Bridge Drivers

Typically used in DC/DC power supplies, inverters, brushed and BLDC motor applications

Half Bridge Drivers
Full Bridge Power MOSFET Driver

Full Bridge Drivers

Typically used in DC/DC power supplies, inverters and brushed motor applications

Full Bridge Drivers
3-Phase Power MOSFET Driver

3-Phase Drivers

Typically used in BLDC motor applications

3 Phase Drivers

MOSFET Driver Selector Tool

Interface/Depletion MOSFETs

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Featured Products

Low-Side MOSFET Drivers (Multi-Output)

Quick Glance:

  • Fast, predictable delay and switching times
  • Low-capacitance digital inputs
  • High-voltage, high-current outputs
  • Enable/disable control pins
  • Available in 2 × 2 and 2 × 3 DFN packages; among the smallest MOSFET drivers in the industry at their respective drive current ratings
  • Wide temperature range for harsh environments

Non-Inverting Output Configuration

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Complementary Output Configuration

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12A MOSFET Driver: Low Input Threshold

Quick Glance:

  • High peak output current: 12A (typical)
  • Wide operating range: 4.5V to 18V
  • Low shoot-through/cross-conduction current in output stage
  • High capacitive load drive capability: 15,000 pF in 25 ns (typical)
  • Short delay times: 28 ns (tD1), 28 ns (tD2) (typical)
  • Low supply current: 360 uA (typical)
  • Low voltage threshold input and enable with hysteresis
  • Latch-up protected: Withstands 500 mA reverse current