UCC21521 4-A, 6-A, 5.7-kVRMS Isolated Dual-Channel Gate Driver with Enable | TI.com

UCC21521 (ACTIVE)

4-A, 6-A, 5.7-kVRMS Isolated Dual-Channel Gate Driver with Enable

 

Description

The UCC21521 is an isolated dual-channel gate driver with 4-A source and 6-A sink peak current. It is designed to drive power MOSFETs, IGBTs, and SiC MOSFETs up to 5-MHz with best-in-class propagation delay and pulse-width distortion.

The input side is isolated from the two output drivers by a 5.7-kVRMS reinforced isolation barrier, with a minimum of 100-V/ns common-mode transient immunity (CMTI). Internal functional isolation between the two secondary-side drivers allows a working voltage of up to 1500 VDC.

This driver can be configured as two low-side drivers, two high-side drivers, or a half-bridge driver with programmable dead time (DT). The EN pin pulled low shuts down both outputs simultaneously and allows for normal operation when left open or pulled high. As a fail-safe measure, primary-side logic failures force both outputs low.

The device accepts VDD supply voltages up to 25 V. A wide input VCCI range from 3 V to 18 V makes the driver suitable for interfacing with both analog and digital controllers. All the supply voltage pins have under voltage lock-out (UVLO) protection.

With all these advanced features, the UCC21521 enables high efficiency, high power density, and robustness in a wide variety of power applications.

Features

  • Universal: Dual Low-Side, Dual High-Side or Half-Bridge Driver
  • Operating Temperature Range –40 to +125°C
  • Switching Parameters:
    • 19-ns Typical Propagation Delay
    • 10-ns Minimum Pulse Width
    • 5-ns Maximum Delay Matching
    • 5-ns Maximum Pulse-Width Distortion
  • Common-Mode Transient Immunity (CMTI) Greater than 100 V/ns
  • Surge Immunity up to 12.8 kV
  • Isolation Barrier Life >40 Years
  • 4-A Peak Source, 6-A Peak Sink Output
  • TTL and CMOS Compatible Inputs
  • 3-V to 18-V Input VCCI Range to Interface with Both Digital and Analog Controllers
  • Up to 25-V VDD Output Drive Supply
    • 5-V, 8-V, 12-V VDD UVLO Options
  • Programmable Overlap and Dead Time
  • Rejects Input Pulses and Noise Transients Shorter than 5 ns
  • Fast Enable for Power Sequencing
  • Wide Body SOIC-16 (DW) Package
  • Safety-Related and Regulatory Approvals:
    • 8000-VPK Isolation per DIN V VDE V 0884-10 (VDE V0884-10):2006-12
    • 5700-VRMS Isolation for 1 Minute per UL 1577
    • CSA Component Acceptance Notice 5A, IEC 60950-1 and IEC 60601-1 End Equipment Standards (Planned)
    • CQC Certification per GB4943.1-2011 (Planned)

Parametrics

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Part number Order Isolation rating (Vrms) DIN V VDE V 0884-10 transient overvoltage rating (Vpk) DIN V VDE V 0884-10 working voltage (Vpk) Number of channels (#) Power switch Enable/disable function Output VCC/VDD (Max) (V) Output VCC/VDD (Min) (V) Input VCC (Min) (V) Input VCC (Max) (V) Peak output current (A) Prop delay (ns) Operating temperature range (C) Package Group
UCC21521 Order now 5700     8000     2121     2     MOSFET
IGBT    
Enable     25     9.2     3     18     6     19     -40 to 125     SOIC | 16    
UCC21521A Order now 5700     8000     2121     2     MOSFET     Enable     25     6.5     3     18     6     19     -40 to 125     SOIC | 16    
UCC21521C Order now 5700     8000     2121     2     SiCFET
IGBT    
Enable     25     14.7     3     18     6     19     -40 to 125     SOIC | 16