Application Notes

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Power


Publication Number                                                       Description


AN4506                                   Calculating the Junction Temperature of Power Semiconductors


AN4839                                   Clamping of Power Semiconductors


AN4840                                   Gate Triggering and the Use of Gate Characteristics


AN4853                                   Thyristor/Diode Measurement with a Multimeter


AN4869                                   Guidance for Formulating Technical Enquiries


AN4870                                   Effects of Temperature on Thyristor Performance


AN4999                                   Turn-On Performance of Thyristors in Parallel


AN5001                                   Use of the VTO - rT On-state Characteristic Model


AN5177                                   Improved Gate Drive for GTO Series Connections


AN5369                                   Selection of SCRs for Parallel Operation


AN5381                                   Case Non-Rupture Current Ratings


AN5569                                   Standard Waveforms


AN5948                                   Reliability of High Power Bipolar Devices


AN5950                                   Understanding I2 Phase Control Thyristor Datasheets


AN5951                                   Estimation of Turn-Off Losses in a Thyristor Due to Reverse Recovery


AN6142                                   Series Thyristor Operation Replacements


AN6143                                   Parallel Thyristor Operation Replacements


AN6144                                   Power Electronics: Devices, Applications and Passive Components


AN6145                                   Fault Finding in Thyristor Equipment


AN6147                                   Use of Rectifier Diodes at Elevated Temperatures for Short Term Overloads


AN6148                                   Thyristor Gate Drives


AN6161                                   Turn-off Time, Leakage Current and Reverse Recovery Current Under Conditions Other than the Datasheet


AN6175                                   Design of an RC snubber circuit for Dynex i2 Thyristors


AN6184                                   Effective Thermal Resistance for Repetitive Waveforms


AN6196                                   Gate Power Calculations


IGBT


Publication No.                      Description


AN4502                                   IGBT Electrostatic Handling Precautions


AN4503                                   An Introduction to IGBT Operation


AN4505                                   Heatsink Issues for IGBT Modules


AN4507                                   Gate Drive Considerations for Maximum IGBT Efficiency


AN5700                                   Dynex IGBT and FRD Module Naming Convention Explained


AN5945                                   IGBT Module Reliability


AN5947                                   Understanding IGBT Module Datasheets


AN6156                                   Calculating Power Losses in an IGBT Module