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Power MOSFET Safe Operating Area (SOA)

Power MOSFET Safe Operating Area The safe operating area determines the current and voltage boundary within which the device can be operated without destructive failure. There are two SOAs: Forward Biased Safe Operating Area...

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Power Diode Structure

Power Diode Structure:                   Power Diode is the two terminal(namely anode and cathode) two layer(P-N) device which is used in most of the power electronics circuits....

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IGBT Structure

Understanding IGBT Structure:            This post explains about the structure of the Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT). For better understanding of the IGBT structure it is recommended to read the...

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Diode Code Identification

Diode Code Identification: How to identify the Diode? Engineering students coming out of college are well familiar with the Resistor code identification. But they are not familiar with the diode code identification. This post will solve...