TIDUD61E October 2020 – April 2021
This reference design illustrates a method to control a bidirectional interleaved continuous conduction mode (CCM) totem pole (TTPL) bridgeless power factor correction (PFC) power stage using a C2000™ microcontroller (MCU) and LMG3410R070. This power topology is capable of bidirectional power flow (PFC and grid-tied inverter) and it uses Gallium Nitride (GaN) devices, which enables higher efficiency and reduction in size of the power supply. The design supports phase shedding and adaptive dead time for efficiency improvements, input cap compensation scheme for improved power factor at light loads, and non-linear voltage loop to reduce voltage spikes under transient in PFC mode. The hardware and software available with this reference design accelerates time to market.