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Power Management

AgileSwitch® Digital Programmable Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Insulated-Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) Gate Drivers

The AgileSwitch family of digital programmable gate drivers was designed to address the critical challenges that emerge in operating SiC and IGBT power devices at high switching frequencies. They are optimized for transportation and industrial applications including heavy-duty vehicles, auxiliary power units, charging, storage, inverters and induction heating.

AgileSwitch gate drivers feature Augmented Switching™ technology and robust short-circuit protection and are fully software configurable. They can can switch up to 200 kHz and provide up to seven unique fault and monitoring conditions, including temperature and high-voltage monitoring.

Key Benefits:

AgileSwitch drivers provide industry-leading capabilities, including:

  • Up to 50% lower switching losses
  • Up to 80% lower Vds overshoot
  • Robust and fast short-circuit protection
  • Lower EMI
  • Improved fault monitoring and protection