Broadcom automotive optocouplers
For the automotive industry, Broadcom offers a wide range of digital, IPM interface, gate drive optocouplers and isolation amplifiers.
The first supplier to introduce 125°C plastic optocouplers for automotive applications, Broadcom automotive R2Coupler™ products are AEC-Q100 qualified with applications in:
- Automotive system CANBus interface isolation
- Motor inverter drives
- AC-DC and DC-DC converters for battery chargers
- Battery/inverter voltage monitoring
- Battery management systems
Proven Quality and Reliability Track Record
Broadcom R2Coupler isolation products are designed to meet the stringent requirements for the automotive market. Building upon 35 years of optocoupler expertise, the automotive parts are manufactured in a IATF 16949 certified manufacturing facility and are PPAP supported. Robustness is demonstrated through qualification in accordance to AEC-Q100 Grade 1 guidelines. Broadcom optocouplers have been used extensively in long life and mission critical isolation applications such as locomotive transportation, aerospace, military and industrial automation. Since the introduction of R2Coupler products in 2006, these automotive grade products have seen wide adoption by many automotive suppliers with millions of units operating in more than 30 car models.
The ACPL-32JT features integrated flyback controller for isolated DC-DC converter, IGBT Desaturation sensing with fault feedback, Under-Voltage LockOut (UVLO) with soft-shutdown and fault feedback and active Miller current clamping.