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DC Fast Charger PFC Reference Design: Minimize Development Challenges while Maximizing System Performance

Join us for session 4 of 4 in Richardson RFPD's "Walk Around the Block" 20 minute webinar series, EV Fast Charging Design Topics, addressing design challenges and trending topics relative to power electronics applications.

Date: November 3, 2020
Time: 2 PM EST (11 AM PST / 8:00 PM CET)
Duration: 1 hour
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This presentation addresses the design considerations for developing a high-power density and high efficiency power converter design using SiC technology. Included are design considerations for minimizing commutation loop inductance, achieving low switching losses and an efficient thermal design, all addressed with Microchip's 30kW Vienna PFC reference design

Key Takeaways

  • Find out how Microchip's 30 kW Vienna PFC reference design is a turnkey solution, minimizing the development time of EV DC fast chargers
  • Learn how silicon carbide (SiC) technology enables high power density and high efficiency
  • Understand the design considerations for achieving 98.6% efficiency at 30 kW output power
  • Learn the fundamentals of the Vienna rectifier topology for power factor correction


Ehab Tarmoom, SME Staff Applications Engineer, Discrete & Power Management, Microchip

Ehab has over 20 years of experience designing and developing automotive electronics. His focus on electrification began in 2009 supporting the development of the battery charging system for the Chevy Volt. He has since designed and developed electrification products, including on-board chargers, EVSEs, battery disconnect units, and a BISG inverter. His current focus is on modeling and simulation of power electronics circuits and systems using silicon carbide technology. Ehab earned his bachelor's and master's degree in electrical engineering at the University of Michigan - Dearborn