I am confused about the safety ratings of the part ADuM4120. Its datasheet states reinforced insulation for a working voltage of 400Vrms to meet IEC61010-1, while the rating for reinforced insulation with VDE0884-10 is 849Vpeak.
The ADuM3123 is capable of operating at 6.78 MHz, but there will be significant self heating within the IC. The ADuM3123 also has a minimum pulse width of 50 ns, so if the design requires pulses shorter than that, there may be an issue.
As Brian has pointed out, the output voltage swing requirements for your system make the ADuM5230 not a suitable match. Also, let's estimate the power required to operate the gate drive. using total gate charge, we can calculate:
Yes, the Vgs voltage relative to the source node can be run negative since GNDa is floating. This is one of the advantages of digitally isolated gate drivers as compared to high-voltage level shifters. The VDDA/VOA/GNDA pins are on one silicon…
Yes, I agree that a gate driver must be robust, even in noisy environments. This issue is very important to us and we will continue working on it to find a solution. I appreciate all the information you've supplied.