Whitepaper: Solving the Challenges of EV Charger Designs with SiC Power Modules
Mobility is going electric. With automakers rolling out more and more models, all these e-vehicles will need EV chargers with power density, overall system efficiency and fast battery charging time capability.
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The strategy of Power Sink / Source Inverter (PSI) control shows improvement compared to Voltage Source Inverter (VSI) and Current Source Inverter (CSI) solutions widely used in three-phase systems.
The strategy of Power Sink / Source Inverter (PSI) control shows improvement compared to
Voltage Source Inverter (VSI) and Current Source Inverter (CSI) solutions widely used in
Benchmarking System Architectures and Topologies for DC-to-DC Converters for Off-Board Chargers
This article investigates various system
architectures and topologies. It trains the spotlight on the DC-DC converters that are the heart
of off-board chargers.
Cost and Efficiency Benchmark of Three-Level Fast Charging Power Modules
In this paper, we briefly review EV chargers' power Levels 1, 2 and 3, take a big-picture
look at the charger market, and then zoom in for a closer inspection of Level-3 DC fast-
Stationary Chargers for EVs - When Cost and Performance Matters
As availability becomes less of an issue, EV owners are starting to look closer
at this equipment's reliability and the energy costs associated with charging. Equipment
vendors have to respond.
How off-board charger can benefit from the rapid implementation of new power semiconductor products
The market for electric vehicles (EVs) has entered a phase of fast growth, boosted by
a combination of vigorous support from governments and growing consumer
appreciation for electric passenger vehicles.
Benchmarking Highly Efficient, Three-level, Power Factor Correction Topologies
This paper benchmarks
three topologies—the Vienna rectifier, the symmetrical boost PFC and the
neutral boost PFC—for the purpose of comparison.
When Performance Matters – Integrated Capacitors Reduce Commutation Loop Inductance
Power modules are a big step forward for engineers seeking to boost efficiency. Nonetheless, there is still room for improvement.
The Challenges of Using SiC MOSFET-based Power Modules for Solar Inverters
This paper examines SiC MOSFETs as a viable option for meeting the rising demand for faster switching and greater efficiency in 1500 V solar applications.
Making the most of three-level NPC topology
This article looks at two chipset combinations to highlight the importance of understanding how the target parameters affect the selection of chips and modules.
Energy Storage Systems - Enabling Faster Response to Changing Energy Demands with Power Modules
Energy storage solutions come in many guises ranging from small batteries to big pumped
water systems. This article narrows the focus down to electrical energy storage, and more
specifically, to power electronic subsystems.