SPRAD58 September   2022 AM2634-Q1 , UCC14240-Q1 , UCC5870-Q1


  1.   Abstract
  2.   Trademarks
  3. Introduction
  4. Architectures and Trends
  5. Key Technology to Enable Traction Inverters
  6. Microcontroller
    1. 4.1 Sitara Family
    2. 4.2 Real-Time Control MCU
  7. Isolated Gate Drivers
  8. Low-Voltage Bias Supplies
  9. High-Voltage Bias, Redundant Supply
  10. DC Link Active Discharge
  11. Motor Position Sensing
  12. 10Isolated Voltage and Current Sensing
  13. 11System Engineering and Reference Designs
  14. 12Conclusion
  15. 13References


This technical white paper explores key system trends, architecture, and technology for traction inverters. The devices and technologies used to enable traction inverters, including isolation, high-voltage domain, and low-voltage domain technology, are also covered. Finally, the document focuses on the system engineering concepts and designs to accelerate traction inverter design time.