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Application of Hybrid Power Circuits and Packages, IEE Colloquium on

Date 19 Dec 1989

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  • IEE Colloquium on `Application of Hybrid Power Circuits and Packages' (Digest No.157)

    Publication Year: 1989
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    The following topics were dealt with: customisation; monolithic circuit comparisons; MOSFETs; substrates; application-specific devices View full abstract»

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  • Customised modules-an economic approach

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):1/1 - 1/3
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    Isolated power semiconductor modules are a familiar part of current system design and manufacture. Historically, customer specific designs have been limited to hybrid technology with relatively low power ratings. Above a few tens of amps modules have been available offering either individual devices or simple circuit functions such as half or full bridges. In general these power modules have been ... View full abstract»

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  • Hybridization or monolithic solutions?

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):2/1 - 2/5
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    This brief article is an attempt at explaining some of the most pertinent points associated with miniaturisation. It tends to concentrate on the power integrated circuit. It is hoped that some misconceptions have also been clarified. The underlying conclusion that is inescapable, is that the choice of technology, between hybrid or monolithic silicon cannot possibly be confined to a certain set of ... View full abstract»

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  • Source inductance effects on high speed switching of power MOSFETs

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):3/1 - 3/7
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    In this paper, investigations into the effect of source inductance on the switching speed of the TO3 packaged 500 V, 12 A power MOSFET are reported. The use of the kelvin contact to increase switching speed of TO220 packaged, current sensing MOSFETs is analysed and the failure mode of such devices, when used in a high frequency inverter, investigated. Finally, the results of high speed switching t... View full abstract»

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  • Some alternative substrates and techniques for high power hybrids

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):4/1 - 4/2
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    The thermal conductivity of substrates is only one of the criteria to be considered when developing high power hybrid applications. The thermal design of assemblies is also under investigation. It has been shown that without adequate mechanical design even the highest thermal conductivity substrate provides little benefit to dissipating power from a particular device. Concepts are being developed ... View full abstract»

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  • The solid state relay as a power hybrid

    Publication Year: 1989, Page(s):5/1 - 5/4
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    The recent trend to incorporate control circuitry, or intelligence, in the same package as power semiconductor devices is not new. The Solid State Relay has been using this combination for many years and its present day technology and construction reflect this maturity. There is much to be learnt by examining the evolution of technology and manufacturing represented by the Solid State Relay (SSR).... View full abstract»

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