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International Rectifier : 600 V driver ICs are automotive-qualified



International Rectifier has introduced the AUIRS212xS family of rugged 600V, single channel high-side driver ICs for low-, mid-, and high-voltage automotive applications including general purpose automotive drives, high-voltage actuators and fuel-efficient direct injection systems.

Qualified to AEC-Q100 standards, the AUIRS2123S and AUIRS2124S high speed power MOSFET and IGBT drivers offer a gate drive supply range from 10V to 20V. The output drivers feature a high-pulse current buffer stage designed for minimum driver cross-conduction while the floating channel can be used to drive N-channel power MOSFETs or IGBTs in the high-side configuration operating up to 600V. Both devices feature negative voltage spike (Vs) immunity to protect the system against catastrophic events during high-current switching and short circuit conditions.

Designed specifically for automotive applications, the new ICs use a proprietary latch immune CMOS technology featuring exceptional negative Vs immunity to deliver the ruggedness and reliability essential for harsh environments and automotive under-the-hood applications.

The AUIRS2123S features output signals in phase with the input signal while the AUIRS2124S features output signals out of phase with the input signal. Both devices provide under-voltage lockout and CMOS Schmitt-triggered inputs with pull-down.

The new ICs utilize IR’s advanced high-voltage IC process which incorporates next-generation high-voltage level-shifting and termination technology to deliver superior electrical over-stress protection and higher field reliability.

More information is available at the International Rectifier website at http://www.irf.com/whats-new/nr080904.html

Available in an 8-lead SOIC package, production quantities are available immediately. The automotive- qualified devices are lead-free and RoHS compliant.

Specifications

Part Number Package VOFFSET VOUT IO+ & IO- (typical) tON & tOFF (typical)
AUIRS2123S SOIC8 600V 10V – 20V 500mA 140 ns & 140 ns
AUIRS2124S SOIC8 600V 10V – 20V 500mA 140 ns & 140 ns

About International Rectifier

International Rectifier (NYSE:IRF) is a world leader in power management technology. IR’s analog- and mixed-signal ICs, advanced circuit devices, integrated power systems, and components enable high-performance computing and reduce energy waste from motors, the world’s single largest consumer of electricity. Leading manufacturers of computers, energy-efficient appliances, lighting, automobiles, satellites, aircraft, and defense systems rely on IR’s power-management benchmarks to power their next generation products.

For more information, go to www.irf.com.

IR response management:
Sarah Streeter, International Rectifier Co Ltd,
European Regional Centre, The Omnibus Building, Lesbourne Road, Reigate, Surrey RH2 7JP
Tel: +44 (0)1737 227 266 Fax: +44 (0)1737 227 201
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Note: The above text is the public part of the press release obtained from the manufacturer (with minor modifications). EETimes Europe cannot be held responsible for the claims and statements made by the manufacturer. The text is intended as a supplement to the new product presentations in EETimes Europe magazine.


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