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Safe operating area

Known as: Second breakdown, SOA, FBSOA 
For power semiconductor devices (such as BJT, MOSFET, thyristor or IGBT), the safe operating area (SOA) is defined as the voltage and current… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
In order to satisfy the high density requirement and harsh thermal conditions in future hybrid vehicles, a systematic study of Si… Expand
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2009
2009
Established methods for testing ESD robustness of high-voltage pins in smart power CMOS can lead to erroneous results. This paper… Expand
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2008
2008
This paper presents a detailed analysis of the dynamic behaviour under large disturbances of a high voltage DC electric power… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The total safe operating area (SOA) of LDMOS transistors is discussed. It is shown that the transistors are subjected to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The aim of this paper is to discuss new solutions in the design of insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) gate drivers with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The corrosion behavior of 7xxx aluminum alloys with various Cu content was investigated using polarization and electrochemical… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
This paper deals with the measurement and prediction of the SOA boundary and the accompanying device physics. Results are given… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The emitter-turn-off thyristor (ETO) is a hybrid MOS-bipolar high power semiconductor device with the advantages of GTO's high… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The processes causing single event burnout in power MOSFETs are modeled analytically, describing the evolution of the plasma… Expand
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1987
1987
This paper reports the safe operating area (SOA) for 1200-V nonlatchup bipolar-mode MOSFET's. The measured SOA limit, in terms of… Expand
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