Category: Power Semiconductor Devices

Power_BJT_SOA 0

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...

TRIAC_Structure 5

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. ...

DIAC_Structure 1

DIAC Diode :Basics, Characteristics, Applications

DIAC - Diode on AC: Tutorial The diac is basically a two-terminal parallel-inverse combination of semiconductor layers that permits triggering in either direction. There is no control terminal on this device. Physically it looks like a...

TVS_Diode_Characteristics 4

TVS Diode Selection Guide Tutorial

How to Select Transient Voltage Suppressors (TVS Diode) ? TVS Diode Tutorial and Selection Procedure: Introduction: Transient voltage suppressors (TVS) are clamping devices that limit voltage spikes by low impedance avalanche breakdown of a...