EPC Gallium Nitride Motor Drive

Motor Drive

Smaller • Lighter • Higher Precision

eGaN® FETs and ICs provide the small size, light weight, and precision control that brushless DC (BLDC) motors require for applications such as robotics, e-mobility, industrial automation, and drones.

Why GaN Video Series: Applications: Motor Drives

Application Brief: eGaN FETs and ICs for Brushless DC (BLDC) Motors

How2AppNote: Designing a Compact BLDC Motor Drive

GaN Talk Blog: ePower™ Stage – Redefining Power Conversion

GaN Talk Blog: Harnessing the power of GaN for Motor Drives

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Why GaN for Motor Drive?


  • Improve precision
  • More output at smaller size
  • Faster response
  • Lower torque ripple
  • Lower EMI
  • Lighter weight
Block diagram of GaN-based BLDC motor drive inverter
Block diagram of GaN-based BLDC motor drive inverter

Recommended Devices for Motor Drive

ePower™ Stage

Part
Number
Configuration Nominal
Logic Supply
Voltage (V)
Max.
Input Voltage
(V)
Typ.
RDS(on)
(mΩ)
Rated Output
Current
(A)
Features Fault Protection Max.
TJ
(°C)
Package
(mm)
Development
Board
EPC2152 GaN FET
EPC2152 Half-Bridge
ePower™ Stage
12 70 10 12.5 Level shifting,
Bootstrap circuits
UVLO 150 LGA 3.65 x 2.59 EPC90120

GaN FETs and ICs

Part
Number
Configuration VDS Max
RDS(ON)
(mΩ)
(VGS = 5 V)
QG
typ
(nC)
QGS
typ
(nC)
QGD
typ
(nC)
QOSS
typ
(nC)
Max. Peak Pulsed ID(A)
(25°C, Tpulse = 300µs)
Package
(mm)
Half-Bridge
Development
Boards
EPC2101 GaN FET
EPC2101 Half Bridge 60 11.5
2.8
3.3
13
1.1
3.9
0.5
2.2
9.3
45
80
350
BGA 6.05 x 2.3 EPC9037
EPC2102 GaN FET
EPC2102 Half Bridge 60 4.9 8 2.5 1.5 26
31
220 BGA 6.05 x 2.3 EPC9038
EPC2039 GaN FET
EPC2039 Single 80 25 1.91 0.76 0.42 7.64 50 BGA 1.35 x 1.35 EPC9057
EPC2105 GaN FET
EPC2105 Half Bridge 80 14.5
3.6
2.7
11
0.9
3
0.5
2.1
11
51
70
300
BGA 6.05 x 2.3 EPC9041
EPC2103 GaN FET
EPC2103 Half Bridge 80 5.5 6.5 2.2 1.1 30
34
195 BGA 6.05 x 2.3 EPC9039
EPC2021 GaN FET
EPC2021 Single 80 2.2 15 4.1 3 72 390 LGA 6.05 x 2.3 EPC9034
EPC2106 GaN FET
EPC2106 Half Bridge 100 70 0.73 0.24 0.14 3.96
4.68
18 BGA 1.35 x 1.35 EPC9055
EPC2212 GaN FET
EPC2212 AEC Single 100 13.5 3.2 0.9 0.6 18 75 LGA 2.1 x 1.6 N/A
EPC2001C GaN FET
EPC2001C Single 100 7 7.5 2.4 1.2 31 150 LGA 4.1 x 1.6 EPC9013
EPC2045 GaN FET
EPC2045 Single 100 7 6 1.9 0.8 25 130 BGA 2.5 x 1.5 N/A
EPC2104 GaN FET
EPC2104 Half Bridge 100 6.8 6.8 2.3 1.4 35
41
180 BGA 6.05 x 2.3 EPC9040
EPC2053 GaN FET
EPC2053 Single 100 3.8 11.4 4.1 1.5 45 246 BGA 3.5 x 2 EPC9093
EPC2022 GaN FET
EPC2022 Single 100 3.2 13.2 3.4 2.4 71 390 LGA 6.05 x 2.3 EPC9035
EPC2034C GaN FET
EPC2034C Single 200 8 11.4 3.8 2.1 95 213 LGA 4.6 x 2.6 EPC9048C