Device’s Wide Body 5-Pin SOP Package Increases Creepage and Clearance Distance, Achieves a Compact Foot Print
SAN JOSE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 7, 2012 — High power industrial applications such as solar inverters, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) and motor drives demand a gate driver optocoupler capable of handling networks greater than 690VAC and constant DC voltages greater than 1000VDC. In order to achieve this, a creepage and clearance distance of 10mm or greater is essential. Similarly, applications such as Harsh Environment Inverters (HEI) also require wider creepage and clearance distances even with a 690VAC network. To help designers meet this challenge, Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS) developed the FOD8320, an advanced 2.5A Output Current Gate Driver Optocoupler.
Using Fairchild’s Optoplanar® packaging technology and optimized IC design, the FOD8320 optocoupler achieves reliable and high insulation voltage as well as high noise immunity. The device, housed in a wide body 5-pin small outline package, offers a compact footprint while allowing for a creepage and clearance distance greater than 10mm and 0.5mm internal insulation distance. Additionally, the FOD8320 provides an extended industrial temperature range (-40 to +100ºC) and is ideally suited for fast switching of power IGBTs and MOSFETs used in industrial inverter applications. Designed with 35kV/µs minimum Common Mode Noise Rejection (CMR) resulting from the proprietary Optoplanar coplanar packaging technology, the FOD8320 eliminates the capacitive charge buildup that occurs in the over-under construction. For more information or to order samples, visit: http://www.fairchildsemi.com/pf/FO/FOD8320.html
Features and Benefits:
- 10mm minimum creepage and clearance distance
- P-Channel MOSFETs at output stage enables output voltage swing close to the supply rail
- Wide supply voltage range from 15V to 30V
Fast switching speed over full operating temperature range
- 400ns max. propagation delay
- 100ns max. pulse width distortion
- Under Voltage Lockout (UVLO) with hysteresis
- Extended industrial temperate range, -40 to 100°C temperature range
Fairchild enables customers to drive innovation in their designs by developing solutions like the FOD8320 – which is part of Fairchild’s comprehensive portfolio of high performance optocouplers.
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Price: US $ in 1,000 quantity pieces
Availability: Samples available upon request.
Delivery: 8-12 weeks ARO
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Note to Editor: For a datasheet in PDF format, please go to: http://www.fairchildsemi.com/ds/FO/FOD8320.pdf
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