Introduction to Gate Drivers

12 Steps for Designing Gate Drive Transformers

Following these 12 steps when designing gate drive transformers will ensure a long component life and optimal performance. The following parameters are essential for designing GDTs: Input voltage range Power level Turns Ratio Operating frequency Duty Cycle Dielectric strength Safety requirements Ambient temperature Size requirements Step 1: Core Choice & Shape The first task...

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12 Steps for Designing SMPS Transformers

Designing magnetic components for SMPS can be challenging due to the increasing demands of modern electronics designs. Following these 12 steps can help engineers navigate the challenges and ensure a successful project. The following parameters are essential for designing SMPS magnetic components: Input voltage range Output voltage Output power or output current Switching frequency...

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