US 11,658,563 B2
Half-bridge power supply with dynamic dead time
Richard J. Biskup, Sunnyvale, CA (US); and Miaosen Shen, Fremont, CA (US)
Assigned to Atieva, Inc., Newark, CA (US)
Filed by Atieva, Inc., Newark, CA (US)
Filed on Jun. 15, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/304,149.
Prior Publication US 2022/0399805 A1, Dec. 15, 2022
Int. Cl. H02M 1/38 (2007.01); H02M 1/00 (2006.01); H02M 7/5387 (2007.01); H02P 27/08 (2006.01)
CPC H02M 1/38 (2013.01) [H02M 1/0054 (2021.05); H02M 7/53871 (2013.01); H02P 27/08 (2013.01)] 19 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A half-bridge power supply comprising:
a first switch electrically connected to an energy source and to a load;
a second switch electrically connected to the energy source and to the load;
circuitry electrically connected to the first and second switches and configured to provide a dynamic dead time for the half-bridge power supply based on one of the first and second switches being turned off having forward current; and
a controller electrically connected to the circuitry, the controller including a first processor.