Industrial applications will be a major contributor to the expected 35% to 40% world energy demand increase by 2030. Electronics and semiconductors can play a major role in energy conservation. Fairchild's power semiconductors today are clean energy enablers for a variety of industrial applications. Fairchild offers IGBTs and MOSFETs featuring high current handling capability and low conduction and switching loss; optically isolated gate drivers with wide operating voltage range and high common-mode transient immunity; FPS™ controllers designed for high-performance power supplies with minimal external components; creative smart dual-coil relay drivers with integrated switches and wafer-level adjust capability for timing customization; and web-based tools that eliminate tedious bench time and allow popular power supply designs to be completed in minutes, saving weeks of time. Fairchild combines power analog, power discrete and optoelectronic functional technologies; unique combinations of these functions for novel integrated solutions; and leading process and packing technologies that reduce size, heat, and cost. From source to system, look to Fairchild for engineering energy efficiency.
Fairchild's FAN324x Smart Dual-Coil Relay Drivers includes dual high-current relay drivers designed to drive dual-coil polarized latching relays that connect and disconnect power in smart electronic meters and solar inverter applications. The output of the FAN324x is rated for operation with supply rails from 10V to 60V. The filter / timer block prevents inadvertent switching from noisy input signals by providing input-pulse qualification (tQUAL) and maximum output pulse width limit (tMAX).
Fairchild's FEBFAN324x Evaluation Boards are designed to evaluate any of the products in the FAN324x series, such as FAN3240 or FAN3241. The output of the FAN324x is rated for operation with supply rails from 8V to 60V. The filter / timer block prevents inadvertent switching from noisy input signals by providing input-pulse qualification (tQUAL) and maximum output pulse-width limit (tMAX). The FAN324x has two separate driver channels for the relay-open and relay-close signals needed to operate dual-coil relays. One enable/disable pin allows shutdown of both channels independent of the input signals. An internal thermal shutdown (TSD) function is provided for thermal protection. These FEBFAN324x evaluation boards use a two-layer Printed Circuit Board (PCB). The size of the board is designed to be small enough to be evaluated in confined spaces of the meter. Its form factor is 45.72 x 20.32 mm (1.8 x 0.8 inches).
Fairchild's SuperFET® II Power MOSFETs are a new proprietary generation of high voltage MOSFET family that is utilizing an advanced charge balance mechanism for outstanding low on-resistance and lower gate charge performance. This advanced technology has been tailored to minimize conduction loss, provide superior switching performance, and withstand extreme dv/dt rate and higher avalanche energy. These SuperFET® II MOSFETs are suitable for various AC/DC power conversion in switching mode operation for system miniaturization and higher efficiency.
Fairchild's 650V Field Stop IGBT technology enables designers to develop a highly reliable system design with higher input voltage while offering optimum performance where low conduction and switching losses are essential. The 650V IGBTs feature high current handling capability, positive temperature coefficient, tight parameter distribution and a wide safe operating area. The increased breakdown voltage improves reliability where negative ambient temperatures are present; as the temperature decreases the IGBT and FRD blocking voltage also decreases making this device particularly beneficial for PV solar inverters used in colder climates. Because careful selection of IGBTs and free-wheeling diodes are essential for maximum efficiency, the 650V IGBT provides fast and soft recovery that reduces power dissipation and achieves low turn-on and turn-off losses.
Fairchild's FGAx0N65 650V Field Stop IGBTs enables designers to develop a highly reliable system design with higher input voltage while offering optimum performance where low conduction and switching losses are essential. This helps designers of solar power inverters, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), and welding applications create designs that improve energy efficiency with heat and thermal regulation while keeping the component count low. These 650V IGBTs feature high current handling capability, positive temperature coefficient, tight parameter distribution and a wide safe operating area.
Fairchild's FGHx0T65 650V Field Stop IGBTs use innovative field stop trench IGBT technology, Fairchild®'s new series of field stop trench IGBTs offer optimum performance for solar inverter, UPS, welder, and digital power generator where low conduction and switching losses are essential.
Fairchild's FSL306LRN and FSL336LR Green Mode Buck Switches integrate a Pulse Width Modulator (PWM) and SenseFET which is specifically designed for high-performance offline buck, buck-boost, and non-isolation flyback Switched Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) with minimal external components. These devices integrate a high-voltage power regulator that enables operation without auxiliary bias winding. An internal transconductance amplifier reduces external components for the feedback compensation circuit.
Fairchild FOD83xx Optoplanar® Gate Drive Optocouplers are advanced 2.5A output current gate drive optocouplers, capable of driving medium power IGBT/MOSFETs. These optocouplers employ Fairchild's patented coplanar packaging technology, Optoplanar®, and optimized IC design. The FOD83xx optocouplers also provide an extended industrial temperature range of -40 to +100ºC, and are ideally suited for fast switching of power IGBTs and MOSFETs used in industrial inverter applications and high performance power systems.
FOD8316 Optoplanar® IGBT Drive Optocouplers offer critical protection features necessary for preventing fault conditions that lead to destructive thermal runaway of IGBTs. They employ Fairchild's patented coplanar packaging technology, Optoplanar®, and optimized IC design to achieve high noise immunity, characterized by high common mode rejection and power supply rejection specifications. These FOD8316 optocouplers each consist of an integrated gate drive optocoupler featuring low RDS(ON) CMOS transistors to drive the IGBT from rail to rail and an integrated high speed isolated feedback for fault sensing. The device is housed in a compact 16-pin small outline plastic package which meets the 8mm creepage and clearance.
Fairchild's FEBFOD8316 Evaluation Board with a booster circuit is designed for the evaluation of FOD8316 timing sequence and AC test performance when driving an IGBT power module. The FOD8316 is designed to perform as a stand-alone, optically coupled, gate driver in most applications. This board consists of a FOD8316 component, a non-inverting bipolar (NPN/PNP) totem-pole current buffer, two capacitor loads (10nF / 51nF), as well as connectors and test terminals for power supplies and input signals. The FEDFOD8316 evaluation board allows the user to quickly evaluate the performance of the FOD8316 smart gate driver optocoupler.
Fairchild's FOD8318 IGBT Drive Optocouplers are an advanced 2.5A output current IGBT drive optocoupler capable of driving most 1200V / 150A IGBTs. They are ideally suited for fast-switching driving of power IGBTs and MOSFETs used in motor control inverter applications and high-performance power systems. It consists of an integrated gate drive optocoupler featuring low RDS(on) CMOS transistors to drive the IGBT from rail to rail and an integrated high-speed isolated feedback for fault sensing. The FOD8318 has an active Miller clamp function to shut off the IGBT during a high dv/dt situation without the need of a negative supply voltage. It offers critical protection features necessary for preventing fault conditions that lead to destructive thermal runaway of IGBTs.
Fairchild FOD8320 Optoplanar® Gate Drive Optocouplers each consist of an aluminum gallium arsenide (AlGaAs) LED optically coupled to an integrated circuit with a high-speed driver for push-pull MOSFET output stage. These FOD8320 optocouplers achieve reliable and high insulation voltage as well as high noise immunity, using Fairchild's Optoplanar® packaging technology and optimized IC design. The optocouplers, each housed in a wide body 5-pin small outline package, offer a compact footprint while allowing for a creepage and clearance distance greater than 10mm and 0.5mm internal insulation distance.
Fairchild FOD8321 Optoplanar® Gate Drive Optocouplers employ Fairchild's patented coplanar packaging technology, Optoplanar®, and optimized IC design to achieve reliably high insulation voltage and high noise immunity. These optocouplers each consist of an aluminum gallium arsenide (AIGaAs) LED optically coupled to an integrated circuit with a high-speed driver for push-pull MOSFET output stage. The devices are housed in a wide body 5-pin small outline plastic package.
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