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15: Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBTs)

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    25354
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    Learning Objectives

    After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

    • Discuss the basic operation of the IGBT.
    • Describe the internal structure of the IGBT.
    • Describe the differences between PT and NPT IGBTs.
    • Compare and contrast the IGBT to the power BJT.
    • Compare and contrast the IGBT to the power MOSFET.
    • Interpret important parameters found on an IGBT data sheet.
    • Describe basic circuits using the IGBT as a power control device.


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