Using Optocouplers for Safety and Protection in Motor Drives and Inverters
Motor drives and Inverters work in high voltage domains and require safety isolation and protection to meet regulatory requirements. Optocouplers have been the defactor standard in providing this function for over 3 decades and has its own optocoupler-only safety standard IEC 60747-5-5. Join Avago Technologies in this Webinar, to learn about Optocoupler Isolation Advantages, as well as how optocouplers can help to meet safety and protection requirements in Motor drives and inverters designs.
Who Should Attend:
Hardware Designers, System Architects, Power Electronics Engineers for Motor drives and Inverters.
You will Learn:
- Safety Isolation requirements for Motor Control and inverters.
- Optocoupler isolation advantages
- Isolated gate drivers protection features
- Using Isolated modulators or isolation amplifiers for safety & protection.
Ted Smith, Field Applications Engineer, Isolation Products, Avago Technologies
Ted Smith was born in Dayton, OH and received his Electrical Engineering degree from Ohio Univerity in 2001. He did postgraduate work at Ohio Univeristy, Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten in Weingarten, Germany, and the Electrotechnical Laboratory (ETL) in Tsukuba, Japan. Ted joined the power electronics industry in 2004, working for Fuji Semiconductor, then LEM Inc, before joining Avago in 2010.
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