HEV/EV DC/DC converter

Design smaller, more efficient and safety-compliant DC/DC converter systems

The design of DC/DC converter systems significantly impacts vehicle performance, overall efficiency, safety and reliability. High-performance DC/DC converter systems provide power for all low-voltage DC bus components in an EV. Our safety-compliant real-time controllers, smart isolated gate drivers, bias power supply and voltage and current sensing technology enable the next generation of DC/DC converter systems.

Why choose TI for DC/DC converter systems?


Enable advanced features and architectures

Achieve higher power levels by enabling advanced features such as bidirectional power flow and integrated powertrain systems with our real-time microcontroller and analog technology portfolio.


Improve power density while reducing system size

The advanced high-performance topologies of power-management devices switching at higher frequencies enable higher voltages for increased power density.


Streamline functional safety system certification

Efficiently achieve ISO 26262 certification with help from TI Functional Safety-Compliant and TI Functional Safety-Capable devices, available documentation, and advice from our safety experts.

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Featured products

C2000 real-time microcontrollers TMS320F28015-Q1 ACTIVE Automotive C2000™ 32-bit MCU with 60 MHz, 32 KB flash, 8 PWM
NEW Low-side drivers UCC27624-Q1 ACTIVE Automotive 5-A/5-A dual-channel gate driver with 4-V UVLO, 30-V VDD and low prop delay
Isolated gate drivers UCC21530-Q1 ACTIVE Automotive 4-A, 6-A, 5.7-kVRMS, isolated dual-channel gate driver with EN and DT pins for IGBT/SiC
Flyback controllers UCC28700-Q1 ACTIVE Compact primary-side regulation PWM controller with automotive grade
Isolated DC/DC converters & modules LM5180-Q1 ACTIVE Automotive 65-VIN no-opto flyback converter with 100-V, 1.5-A integrated MOSFET
Hall-effect current sensors TMCS1100-Q1 ACTIVE Automotive, precision isolated current sensor with external reference
28 Apr 2021 | COMPANY BLOG

Integrating powertrain systems into a compact mechanical enclosure can lead to more affordable, more efficient electric vehicles (EVs).

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Technical resources

Video series
Video series
How to design multi-kW DC/DC converters for electric vehicles
This eight-part training series explores how to design multikilowatt converters for electric vehicles.
White paper
White paper
Comparing shunt- and Hall-based current-sensing solutions in onboard chargers an (Rev. A)
This document compares various isolated current-sensing methods based on aspects such as performance, cost, and ease of implementation in on-board chargers and DC/DC converters.
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White paper
White paper
Achieving High Efficiency and Enabling Integration in EV Powertrain Subsystems
This paper discusses the common control challenges of on-board chargers and high-voltage to low-voltage DC/DC converters, and the benefits of C2000™ real-time microcontrollers in these subsystems. 
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