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600V IGBTs are optimised for EV & HEV applications

600V IGBTs are optimised for EV & HEV applications
Optimised for small auxiliary motor drive applications including air conditioning compressors for EV and HEVs, the AUIRGP66524D0 and AUIRGF66524D0 automotive-qualified 600V IGBTs have been introduced by International Rectifier. The 24A devices feature a low VCE(ON) to reduce power dissipation and a maximum junction temperature of 175°C to achieve extremely high power density.
8th December 2014

Dual low-side driver IC suits SMPS in EVs & HEVs

Dual low-side driver IC suits SMPS in EVs & HEVs
Designed to drive large IGBT and MOSFET gates in modules or discrete packages, an automotive-qualified dual low-side driver IC has been introduced by International Rectifier. Extremely low output impedance minimises power losses, making the AUIRB24427S suitable for SMPS applications in EVs, HEVs and high power industrial converters.
15th October 2014

Automotive-qualified MOSFETs deliver 5.9mΩ RDS(on)

Automotive-qualified MOSFETs deliver 5.9mΩ RDS(on)
Based on the company’s most advanced COOLiRFET 40V trench technology, International Rectifier has announced two 40V automotive-qualified power MOSFETs. The AUIRFN8458 and AUIRFN8459 deliver benchmark on-state resistance (Rds(on)) for automotive applications such as pump motor control and automotive body control, which require high current performance from a compact device.
9th October 2014


Developing cost-effective DC/DC technology for 48V

European car manufacturers - and their OEM suppliers - are struggling to develop the most cost effective and efficient DC/DC converter to allow the renovated strategy of the 48V battery conversion gain space in the automotive market. Will this strategy succeed? By Davide Giacomini, Product Management & Application Director, International Rectifier.
6th August 2014

AEC-Q101 qualified power MOSFET reduces overall system cost

AEC-Q101 qualified power MOSFET reduces overall system cost
International Rectifier has introduced the automotive-qualified AUIRFN8403 COOLiRFET power MOSFET for automotive applications that require compact size and high current performance including pump motor control and automotive body control. Available in a compact PQFN 5x6mm package, the AUIRFN8403 utilises IR’s most advanced COOLiRFET 40V trench technology, delivering ultra-low 3.3mOhm on-state resistance (Rds(on)) and offering 95A high current carrying capability.
25th June 2014

Packaging power for the next generation

The concept of hybrid and electric vehicles is far from new, but the challenges in the ascendance of the latest generation require new solutions. By Benjamin Jackson Senior Manager, Automotive Power Switch & Power Module, Product Management & Business Development, with International Rectifier.
10th December 2013

Gate drive IC for automotive and industrial applications

Gate drive IC for automotive and industrial applications
International Rectifier have today announced the release of a highly-compact and automotive-qualified gate drive IC, the AUIR08152S. Featuring high output current in excess of 10A, the new AUIR08152S gate drive IC shrinks system size and boosts performance in automotive and industrial high-power switching applications.
9th December 2013

Bond wireless building blocks provide a new approach to power modules

The Hybrid Electric Vehicle is bringing new challenges and opportunities for power semiconductor packaging, in particular those without bond wires. Here we discuss how using discrete bond wireless building blocks in the CooliR2DIE approach can be used to develop a complete module. By Ben Jackson, Senior Manager, Automotive Power Switch & Power Module Product Management & Business Development, for International Rectifier.
6th December 2013

MOSFET allows superior power density in compact footprint

Ideal for heavy load automotive applications including electric power steering, braking systems and pumps, the new AUIRF8736M2 DirectFET2 power MOSFET from IR enables superior power density in a compact footprint.
18th October 2013

IR’s 40V Automotive-qualified COOLiRFET Deliver Benchmark On-State Resistance for Improved System Efficiency in Heavy Load Applications

IR’s 40V Automotive-qualified COOLiRFET Deliver Benchmark On-State Resistance for Improved System Efficiency in Heavy Load Applications
International Rectifier today introduced a family of automotive-qualified COOLiRFET MOSFETs delivering benchmark on-state resistance (Rds(on)) for heavy load applications including electric power steering (EPS), braking systems and other heavy loads on internal combustion engine (ICE) and micro hybrid vehicle platforms.
15th May 2013

IR’s AUIR3200S Offers Enhanced Protection and Diagnostics for Automotive Relay Replacements and Battery Switches

IR’s AUIR3200S Offers Enhanced Protection and Diagnostics for Automotive Relay Replacements and Battery Switches
International Rectifier has launched the automotive-qualified AUIR3200S MOSFET driver IC with comprehensive protection and diagnostic features offering enhanced reliability for relay replacements and battery switch applications.
25th February 2013

IR’s Three-Phase IR3230SPbF Gate Drive IC Simplifies eBike Design

IR’s Three-Phase IR3230SPbF Gate Drive IC Simplifies eBike Design
International Rectifier has introduced the IR3230SPbF three-phase gate drive IC for eBike inverters providing efficient electric mobility. The new device offers input range up to 60V, enabling operation from 48V battery systems, regeneration mode to recharge the battery, and the integration of many protection features to reduce component count and improve system reliability.
17th December 2012

International Rectifier to Demonstrate Power Management Expertise at Electronica 2012

International Rectifier to Demonstrate Power Management Expertise at Electronica 2012
International Rectifier has announced it will demonstrate the company’s industry-leading power management solutions at Electronica, Munich, November 13-16, 2012. The IR booth, located in Hall A5, Stand 320 will feature the company’s latest power management solutions for a wide range of applications including demonstrations of the newest motor control and automotive products and GaN-based power device platform, GaNpowIR.
31st October 2012

IR Introduces Reliable AUIR3320S Intelligent Power Switch Optimized for Automotive PTC Electric Heaters

International Rectifier today introduced the reliable AUIR3320S high-side intelligent power switch (IPS) optimized for automotive auxiliary positive temperature coefficient (PTC) electric heaters. Offering very low on-state resistance (Rds(on)) of 4 mohm (max.) at 25°C, the AUIR3320S delivers higher current with a smaller heat sink to reduce system footprint. The new 40V device also features current sensing to allow precise monitoring of load current in order to provide additional data to the microcontroller for diagnostic applications.
18th October 2012

IR Introduces Robust AUIRS20302S 3-Phase Gate Drive IC for Automotive Applications

International Rectifier has introduced the automotive-qualified AUIRS20302S three-phase gate driver IC for 12V, 24V and 48V vehicle applications including high-voltage air conditioner compressors, pumps, BLDC motor drives up to 600W and high-voltage motor drives.
10th September 2012

International Rectifier introduces automotive power MOSFETs optimized for Piezo Injection systems for diesel and petrol engines

International Rectifier has launched the AUIRFR4292 and AUIRFS6535 automotive-qualified power MOSFETs featuring low on-state resistance (Rds(on)) for Piezo injection systems for both diesel and petrol engines.
15th August 2012

IR’s Automotive-Qualified 600V Trench IGBTs in D2Pak Delivers High Power Density in Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Applications

IR’s Automotive-Qualified 600V Trench IGBTs in D2Pak Delivers High Power Density in Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Applications
International Rectifier has announced the introduction of a family of automotive-qualified 600V IGBTs for electric and hybrid vehicle applications including air conditioner inverters, pumps and Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) heaters.
26th July 2012

IR Introduces Family of Rugged, Reliable Automotive-Qualified Power MOSFETs Housed in TO-220 Fullpak Package

International Rectifier today introduced a family of automotive-qualified power MOSFETs housed in a rugged TO-220 fullpak package for automotive applications including BLDC motors, pumps and cooling systems.
3rd July 2012

IR Introduces Ultra-fast Switching, Rugged 600V High Frequency IGBTs for Automotive Power Supply Applications

International Rectifier today introduced a highly innovative 600V automotive grade IGBT platform, COOLiRIGBT for use in a wide range of fast switching applications for electric (EV) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) including on-board DC-DC converters, motor drives, and battery chargers.
15th May 2012

IR Introduces Automotive Qualified AUIRS2334SPbF 600V IC for 3-Phase Inverterized Motor Drive Applications

International Rectifier today introduced the automotive qualified AUIRS2334S 600V IC for 3-phase inverterized motor drive applications such as high voltage compressors (HVAC) and fans.
9th May 2012


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