SAN JOSE, Calif.--(FOD8316 smart gate driver optocoupler, an advanced 2.5A output current IGBT drive optocoupler to help designers meet this challenge.)--High-power industrial applications such as solar power inverters, motor drives and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) demand a gate driver optocoupler with high performance and critical protection features. Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS) developed the
The FOD8316 optocoupler offers the critical protection necessary for preventing fault conditions that lead to destructive thermal runaways of IGBTs. This new product family is comprised of high-speed isolated feedback for fault sensing and is ideally suited for driving fast-switching power IGBTs and MOSFETs. The device consists of an integrated gate drive optocoupler featuring low RDS(ON) CMOS transistors to drive the IGBT from rail-to-rail.
Features and Benefits:
- 2.5A output current driving capability for most 1,200V/150A IGBT
- High noise immunity characterized by CMR: 35kV/µsec @Vcm-1500Vpk
- 1, 414V peak working insulation voltage and 8,000V peak transient isolation voltage rating
- Output voltage swing rail-to-rail for low-power dissipation
- Soft IGBT turn-off
- High-speed: 500nsec propagation delay time
- 3.3V/5V, CMOS/TTL for logic input
Fairchild enables customers to drive innovation in their designs by developing solutions like the FOD8316 – which is part of Fairchild’s comprehensive portfolio of high-performance optocouplers, power management ICs, high-voltage gate driver ICs, and discrete power IGBTs/MOSFETs. The FOD8316 offers best-in-class noise immunity resulting from its proprietary Optoplanar® coplanar packaging technology. The Optoplanar technology ensures safe insulation thickness of more than 0.4 millimeters in attaining reliable high-voltage isolation, certified by UL1577 and DIN EN/IEC60747-5-5 standards.
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Packaging and Pricing Information (in US 1,000 quantity pieces)
Samples available upon request - Delivery 8-12 weeks ARO
Available in a 16-lead SOIC package the FOD8316 is priced at $3.50 and
the FOD8316V is
priced at $3.52
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