Development of power electronic converters tend to achieve high efficiency and at the same time high power density in many industrial applications. In recent years, with emerging third-generation semiconductor materials i.e. Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Gallium Nitride (GaN), the switching frequency of several MHz has become a widely studied frequency band, therefore traditional technology can no longer meet the demand, and many new challenges appear. This paper presents a comprehensive review of high frequency (HF) converters, the essential challenges are analyzed such as topology selection, softswitching technologies, resonant gate drivers, magnetic components design and optimization.
|Journal||IEEE Open Journal of the Industrial Electronics Society|
|Pages (from-to)||247 - 260|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|
- High frequency
- Soft-switching resonant gate driver
- Magnetic components