High-voltage IGBT drivers take half the space

El Segundo, Calif. – International Rectifier’s new high-voltage gate driver and current-sense ICs in the company’s IR22xxx family combines IGBT control with a sophisticated set of protection functions. These 1200-volt devices, with complementary 600-volt devices (IR21xxx) also available, feature up to 30 percent fewer components and half the footprint compared to discrete optocoupler- or transformer-based solutions.