SLYY217 September   2022 AM2631 , AM2631-Q1 , AM2632 , AM2632-Q1 , AM2634 , AM2634-Q1 , UCC14240-Q1 , UCC5870-Q1

 

  1.   At a glance
  2.   Authors
  3.   Exploring EV traction inverter design trends
  4.   Driving efficiency with fast current-sensing feedback loops and high-speed controllers
  5.   How gate drivers and bias supplies can support increased EV ranges
  6.   Conclusion
The careful design of traction inverters for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and electric vehicles (EVs) can help enable faster motor speeds, higher efficiency and a smaller system size while maintaining power density. New technologies allow automakers to create the vehicle of the future with longer range and optimum performance.

At a glance

Traction inverter design trends and relevant semiconductor technologies and components are discussed in depth.

1 Exploring EV traction inverter design trends
Understand the trends currently enabling high-performance, efficient and reliable traction inverter systems.
2 Driving efficiency with fast current-sensing feedback loops and high-speed controllers
Learn why the current-sensing feedback loop has such an effect on vehicle speed and performance.
3 How gate drivers and bias supplies can support increased EV ranges
Silicon carbide (SiC) metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs) and high voltages, when paired with the right components, improve the EV driving experience.