N. Christensen

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The benefits of emerging wide-band gap semiconductors can only be utilized if the semiconductor is properly packaged. Capacitive coupling in the package causes electromagnetic interference during high dv/dt switching. This paper investigates the current flowing in the parasitic capacitance between the output node and the grounded heat sink for a custom(More)
Medium voltage 10 kV Silicon Carbide MOSFETs, introduce challenges regarding converter design. Very high rate of voltage change and capacitive couplings to for example cooling systems cause increased electromagnetic interference. The aim of this paper is to accurately model the capacitive coupling to a heat sink and experimentally validate the model. An(More)
Power converters represent one of the highest failure rates in the wind turbine. Therefore converter manufacturers perform burn-in tests to prevent shipping of faulty converters. Recent developments in junction temperature estimation, based on accurate online IGBT collector-emitter voltage measurements, allow for thermal stress estimation of the IGBT(More)
Nanocrystalline silver, first introduced as a commercial wound dressing for burns, demonstrates excellent antimicrobial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory activity. The purpose of this study was to determine if nanocrystalline silver dressings' antimicrobial efficacy is due to the crystallite size (<30 nm) or its polycrystallinity, through the assessment of(More)
This paper investigates gate driver design challenges encountered due to the fast switching transients in medium voltage half bridge silicon carbide MOSFET power modules. The paper presents, design of a reduced isolation capacitance regulated DC-DC power supply and a gate driver with an active Miller clamp circuit for a 10 kV half bridge SiC MOSFET power(More)
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