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Fully Integrated Galvanically Isolated DC-DC Converters Based on Inductive Coupling

  • Egidio RagoneseEmail author
  • Alessandro Parisi
  • Nunzio Spina
  • Giuseppe Palmisano
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 573)

Abstract

The paper reviews the most interesting architectures of integrated isolated dc-dc converters based on inductive coupling. Circuit implementations for both power and data/control links are discussed by taking advantages of a 0.35-μm BCD technology with thick-oxide back-end. The paper is mainly addressed to isolated sensor interface and gate-driver applications. Innovative dc-dc converter architectures are proposed for both applications, highlighting advantages and drawbacks with respect to traditional implementations.

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Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank V. Palumbo of STMicroelectronics for technology support. They also thank P. Lombardo, V. Fiore, and N. Greco for their technical contributions within their Ph.D. activities.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Egidio Ragonese
    • 1
    Email author
  • Alessandro Parisi
    • 1
  • Nunzio Spina
    • 2
  • Giuseppe Palmisano
    • 1
  1. 1.DIEEI, Università di CataniaCataniaItaly
  2. 2.STMicroelectronicsCataniaItaly

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