Based on ST’s proprietary VIPower? silicon technology, ST’s intelligent power switches are designed to control a wide range of loads in automotive applications, in both high- and low-side topologies. The VIPower (Vertical Intelligent Power) technology allows integration of complete digital and analog control and protection circuits driving a vertical power MOSFET, all on the same chip.
Protected against over-temperature, over-current, over-voltage, and electrostatic discharge (ESD) conditions, our high-side and low-side switches are designed to work in the -40 to +150°C temperature range and meet or exceed the automotive industry’s requirements.
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Try the new smart selector and find the right low/high-side switch or H-bridge for your car body application. Just set a few parameters such as voltage, topology, number of channels or type of loads, or even source type and temperature, and find the perfect fit for your design. Then, download our TwisterSIM thermal/electrical simulator to view detailed thermal info or simply to test specific corner conditions.
Next-generation VIPower M0-7 intelligent high-side switches
The latest series of high-side drivers, built on VIPower M0-7 technology, offer higher power density, greater accuracy in critical diagnostic and new protection features. This series covers a wide spectrum of RDS(on) values (up to 140 m?) and package options, ensuring design scalability. Additional features include:
- Configurable auto-restart or latch-off protection against hazardous conditions
- Multiplexed analog current sense for load current diagnostic
- Ultra-low power consumption (0.5 μA standby current max)
- Ultra-compact Power-SSO packages
- Extreme low voltage operation for deep cold cranking applications.