Category: Power Semiconductor Devices

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Power Diode Series and Parallel Connection

Power Diode Series Connection and Parallel Connection When the power electronic system designed with high power ratings, each and every power semiconductor devices (like power diodes, SCRs etc) have to meet the voltage and...

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Power Diode types

Power Diode types: Classification of the signal level diode is NOT the scope of this post. This post will discuss about the power diode types ONLY.  Based on the reverse recovery characteristics, the power...

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Snubber Circuit for Power Diode

Snubber Circuit for Power Diode The snubber circuit is nothing but a protection circuit, to protect the power semiconductor devices. When the power diodes are using in switching applications (like smps circuits), the snubber...

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Power BJT Safe Operating Area [SOA]

BJT Safe Operating Area - SOA What is Safe Operating Area? The safe operating area is defined as the maximum voltage and current limits within which the power semiconductor device can be operated without...

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How to test Triac with Multimeter

How to test TRIAC with Digital Multimeter OR using Ohmmeter? In this shot post we will discuss about how to test the Triac. Before proceeding further let us refresh about the basics of the TRIAC. ...