Converter Technology

January Article Published

Posted: 10 January, 2017

Our article explores the use of our HardwareStack™ rapid prototyping platform to quickly implement a 14kW LLC converter using Silicon Carbide devices and advanced digital control. This system offers exceptional levels of performance with operating frequency in the range of 100kHz to 300kHz and very clean operating waveforms as shown below (600Vdc link, peak resonant current 26A at 108kHz):

waveforms

For this LLC converter we designed and wound the magnetics in house in order to fully control the various design trade-offs involved. There are a lot of important considerations when designing and specifying magnetics parts and we like to be fully involved as the magnetics behaviour does impact significantly on aspects of the rest of the converter performance.

rapid prototyping

Read the full article in Bodo’s Power