Environment of Electronic Power Components / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
This book relates the recent developments in several key electricalengineering R&D labs, concentrating on power electronicsswitches and their use. The first sections deal with key powerelectronics technologies, MOSFETs and IGBTs, including series andparallel associations. The next section examines silicon carbideand its potentiality for power electronics applications and itspresent limitations. Then, a dedicated section presents thecapacitors, key passive components in power electronics, followedby a modeling method allowing the stray inductances computation,necessary for the precise simulation of switching waveforms.Thermal behavior associated with power switches follows, and thelast part proposes some interesting prospectives associated toPower Electronics integration.