Explaining the physics and characteristics of power semiconductor devices, this book presents an overview of various classes of power semiconductors. It provides insight into how they work and the characteristics of the various components from the viewpoint of the user, going through all modern power semiconductor device types. The physics are expl
Fundamentals of Semiconductor Physics. The p-n Junction. The pin-Diode. The Bipolar Transistor. The Thyristor. The GTO and GCT 163. The Power MOSFET. The IGBT 233.