Gate drivers

Efficiently and reliably drive any power switch at any power level for any application

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Choose from our comprehensive portfolio of isolated, half-bridge and low-side gate drivers, which support IGBTs, GaNFETs and SiCFETs, to optimize your design. Our gate driver solutions, resources and expertise make it easier for you to design efficient, reliable and power-dense systems.

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UCC21755-Q1 NEW

Automotive ±10-A isolated single-channel gate driver with active protection, and isolated sensing

Approx. price (USD) 1ku | 2.86
UCC27624-Q1 NEW

Automotive 30-V, 5-A/5-A dual-channel gate driver with reverse current protection

Approx. price (USD) 1ku | 0.684
UCC27284 NEW

3-A, 120-V half bridge gate driver with 5-V UVLO and enable

Approx. price (USD) 1ku | 0.695
UCC21737-Q1 NEW

Automotive 10-A isolated single-channel gate driver for SiC/IGBT, active short-circuit protection

Approx. price (USD) 1ku | 2.443
UCC27624 NEW

5-A/5-A dual-channel gate driver with 4-V UVLO, 30-V VDD and low prop delay

Approx. price (USD) 1ku | 0.58
UCC5871-Q1 NEW

Automotive 30-A isolated 5.7-kV VRMS IGBT/SiC MOSFET gate driver with advanced protection features

Approx. price (USD) 1ku | 4.98

Wide band-gap technologies

High-speed GaN gate drivers enabling high power density and design simplicity for every topology

The combination of fast timing specifications, leadless packages and narrow pulse-width response of our drivers enable you to switch FETs fast. Added features like gate-voltage regulation, programmable dead time and low internal power consumption make sure that high-frequency switching yields the highest efficiency possible.

White paper
GaN and SiC technologies enable increased efficiency in power supplies
This article offers a high-level look at how wide band-gap materials coupled with our high voltage portfolio benefit power supplies.
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White paper
An Introduction to Automotive LIDAR (Rev. A)
This paper provides an introduction to automotive light detection and ranging (lidar) and solutions for autonomous driving systems.
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Optimizing multi-megahertz GaN driver design white paper (Rev. A)
Learn why your choice of gate driver is critical to realizing the full potential of GaN.
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Silicon carbide (SiC) gate drivers for energy-efficient, robust and compact system design

Boost the efficiency of your design with strong drive currents, high CMTI and short propagation delays of our SiC and IGBT gate drivers. Our SiC gate drivers help you achieve robust isolation in your system with fast integrated short-circuit protection and high surge immunity. Reduce your system size, weight and cost by switching SiC at higher PWM frequencies with our fast, robust and reliable drivers.

E-book
SiC Gate Driver Fundamentals e-book
Discover solutions to some of the most commonly asked IGBT and SiC gate driver questions. 
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Silicon carbide gate drivers -- a disruptive technology in power electronics (Rev. A)
SiC cannot realize its full potential without the right ecosystem, in this case, the gate driver. Read about the disruptive technology and its impact in power electronics.
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Application note
Understanding the Short Circuit Protection for Silicon Carbide MOSFETs (Rev. B)
Get to know and compare various short-circuit protection methods for SiC MOSFETs.
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Technical resources

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Fundamentals of MOSFET and IGBT Gate Driver Circuits (Replaces SLUP169)
This application note demonstrates a systematic approach to design high-performance gate drive circuits for high-speed switching applications.
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Gate Driver Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
This FAQ page provides an organized look at our solutions to common gate driver questions and design challenges.
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Impact of an isolated gate driver
This white paper explains the benefits and requirements of isolated gate drivers as a function of a power switch.
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