Walk Around the Block Webinar Series:
EV Fast Charging Design Topics

Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, is coordinating the "Walk Around the Block" webinar series to address design challenges and trending topics relative to power electronics applications. In our current session, we'll focus on EV fast charging and highlight a variety of topics from our vendors Wolfspeed (on-board chargers), u-blox (wireless communications), Analog Devices (optimize switching), and Microchip (power factor correction).

Jack Lamar

Jack Lamar,
Automotive Marketing Manager
for Discrete Power Products

SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 | 2:00 PM EDT
Maximize System Performance with Silicon Carbide EV On-Board Chargers

Today's requirements for electric vehicle (EV) on-board charger (OBC) efficiency, size and cost are becoming increasingly demanding. This presentation will serve as an overview of the benefits of Wolfspeed silicon carbide in modern OBCs that can maximize efficiency and power density while minimizing system cost.


Stefan Berggren here

Stefan Berggren,
Senior Product Marketing Manager

OCTOBER 6, 2020 | 2:00 PM EDT
Understanding the Role of Wireless Communications in EV Charging Applications

u-blox explores the drivers for wireless communication in the EV-charging market. After presenting suitable technologies and standards as well as design considerations, the presenters will delve into the central role wireless communication plays in enabling a growing number of EV-charging use cases.


Deepak Gunasekaranhere

Deepak Gunasekaran Ph.D.,
Systems Application Engineer

OCTOBER 20, 2020 | 2:00 PM EDT
Overcoming Design Challenges in SiC-based EV Chargers
Analog Devices

The power conversion stage in EV fast chargers along with system design challenges posed by optimized switching and protection requirements of SiC devices are discussed in detail. This webinar investigates mitigating these challenges using optimal isolated gate driver selection. Attendees will also learn relevant solutions in the power management and interface space.


Ehab Tarmoom

Ehab Tarmoom,
SME Staff Applications
Engineer, Discrete & Power

NOVEMBER 3, 2020 | 2:00 PM EDT
DC Fast charger PFC Reference Design: Minimize Development Challenges while Maximizing System Performance

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.