Some background: I am building a 350 VA DC to AC inverter, partly for my own curiosity, but mostly for a senior design project for my bachelor's.
What I have with me is monolithic dual high-and-low drivers with a 4A peak current driver, shown here. My planned first stage is going to be a push-pull type half bridge through the center tap of a transformer I hijacked out of an off-the shelf-UPS. I'll be doing this as mod-square wave, because the transformer is mains frequency rated, and I don't have time to get anything different. That output will then get rectified, stored, and h-bridged with my real experiment, which should be a low distortion sine wave output.
The push-pull mod-square arrangement doesn't need a high side driver, on account of not having one to speak of.
So, my question:
Given what I have available, can I use the high side output of the gate driver as a low-side output? I look at it, and it seems I would just have to omit the bootstrap capacitor and diode, connect Vb to Vcc, and connect Vs to GND, and then (I believe) it should work.
I have some time, but I have limited resources and I really just wanted to know before I go and etch a board. I also don't have a bunch of MOSFETs lying around to blow up while I learn. Also, using a single IC would save me some board space, and the chips have internally matched propagation delays.
I would appreciate any feedback on this application, or anything else the community would like to share.