SECO-HVDCDC1362-40W-GEVB: 40 W SiC high-voltage auxiliary power supply for HEV & BEV applications

SECO-HVDCDC1362-40W-GEVB is highly efficient and primary-side regulated (PSR) auxiliary power supply targeting HEV and EV automotive power trains. The design provides a stable 15 V output and 40W over a wide input DC voltage range from 250V to 900V, and is therefore suitable for 400V and 800V battery systems.

The board employs the NCV1362 quasi-resonant peak current PSR flyback controller, the 3-lead cost-optimized NVHL160N120SC1 160mOhm 1200V silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFET, and the FFSP0665B-F085 SiC diode.

Thanks to the high blocking voltage capabilities and ultra-low gate charge (34 nC) value of the SiC FET, the switching losses are significantly reduced, and the board exhibits a superior efficiency for the application up to 86% in low line input conditions. The notable driving capabilities of the NCV1362 controller allows for direct operation of the SiC FET at 12V without a pre-driver, simplifying the layout and cutting down the component count.

The flyback transformer provides 4 kV isolation and is optimized to minimize the losses on the RCD snubber. Consequently the system effectively dampens the drain voltage overshoot at high line, and provides 100V margin for the SiC FET. The board is fully realized with automotive qualified semiconductors and passive devices. Industrial grade replacements are also available.
Features and Applications

Features

  • High efficiency up to 85.5%
  • Electromagnetic compatibility (EN 55015 limits)
  • Fully automotive qualified devices
  • Vout = 15V / 40W continuous
  • NCV1362 (automotive) / NCP1362 (industrial) quasi-resonant peak current PSR flyback controller
  • Vin = 240V - 900V DC only
  • SiC FET directly operated at 12V by the IC
  • Excellent thermal performance

Benefits

  • Single layer PCB
  • EMC within EN 55015 limits
  • Stable performance across a wide input voltage range (250 Vdc ? 900 Vdc )
  • Fully AEC-Q qualified parts
  • Superior efficiency with SiC devices
  • Reduced bill-of-material and cost-optimized

Applications

  • EV charging and DC-DC conversion
  • Automotive powertrain systems
  • HEV & EV vehicles auxiliary power supplies.
  • Industrial DC-DC conversion, solar inverts (with industrial grade)
Evaluation/Development Tool Information
Product Status Compliance Short Description Parts Used Action
SECO-HVDCDC1362-40W-GEVB Active
Pb-free
40 W SiC high-voltage auxiliary power supply for HEV & BEV applications NCV1362AADR2G NVHL160N120SC1
Technical Documents
Type Document Title Document ID/Size Rev
Eval Board: Manual SECO-HVDCDC1362-40W-GEVB User's Manual EVBUM2763/D - 2160 KB  1 
Eval Board: BOM SECO-HVDCDC1632-40W-GEVB Bill of Materials (ROHS Compliant) SECO-HVDCDC1362-40W-GEVB_BOM_ROHS - 611 KB  2 
Eval Board: Gerber SECO-HVDCDC1632-40W-GEVB Gerber Layout Files (Zip Format) SECO-HVDCDC1632-40W-GEVB_GERBER - 223 KB  1 
Eval Board: Schematic SECO-HVDCDC1632-40W-GEVB Schematic SECO-HVDCDC1632-40W-GEVB_SCHEMATIC - 1218 KB  1 
Eval Board: Test Procedure SECO-HVDCDC1632-40W-GEVB Test Procedure SECO-HVDCDC1632-40W-GEVB_TEST_PROCEDURE - 751 KB  1 
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