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Power Factor Correction MOSFETs and IGBTs Drivers
BiMOSFETs Applications Automotive Applications
Isolation Techniques, Mounting, Soldering and Cooling Power Modules
FREDs, Schottky and GaAS Diodes Power Semiconductor Quality Assurance and Testing
General Topics Power MOSFETs
IGBTs  
Power Factor Correction (back to the top)
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3-Phase PFC using Vienna Rectifier Approach and Modular Construction for Improved Overall Performance, Efficiency and Reliability.
Single and Three-Phase Rectifiers with Active Power Factor Correction for Enhanced Mains Power Quality.
Rectifiers with Power Factor Correction.
Design and Experimental Investigation of a Three-Phase, High Power Density, High Efficiency, Unity Power Factor PWM (VIENNA) Rectifier Employing a Novel Integrated Power Semiconductor Module.
Status of the Techniques of Three-Phase Rectifier Systems with Low Effects on the Mains.
MOSFETs and IGBTs Drivers (back to the top)
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IXI858/IXI859 Charge Pump, Voltage Regulator and Gate Driver.
Application of IC Drivers in Future Power Electronics Systems-published in "Power Electronics Europe", Issues: 3, 2004 to coincide with PCIM2004.
Gate Control Unit for IGBT Drive Converters offers IPM Functionality, maintaining Flexibility in System Design.
How to Drive MOSFETs and IGBTs into the 21st Century- Presented at the Power Systems World Conference-PCIM2002 at Chicago, ILLINOIS in Oct. 2002.
MOSFET/IGBT Drivers - Theory and Applications.
Driving Your MOSFETs Wild to Obtain Greater Efficiencies, Power Densities and Lower Overall Cost.
Communication Transformer Construction for the IXBD4410 and IXBD4411 Using the Fair- Rite Toroids.
1X6610 Signal/Power Management
IC for Integrated Driver Module
1X6611 Fast IGBT Gate Driver
BiMOSFETs Applications (back to the top)
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Capacitor Charge/Discharge Circuits, utilizing High Voltage IGBTs and ZCS Resonant Mode Techniques.
Comparative Performance of BiMOSFETs in Fly-back Converter Circuits.
Use of BiMOSFETs in Modern Radar Transmitters (Paper presented at IEEE PEDS 2001Conference in Indonesia).
IXBH40N160 BiMOSFET Developed for High Voltage and High Frequency Applications.
New 1600V BiMOSFET Transistors Open Up New Applications.
Automotive Applications (back to the top)
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A High Current Dual Inline Packaged Trench MOSFET Three Phase Full Bridge as Contribution to Automotive System Integration.

High Power TrenchMOSFETs Solutions in Automotive Designs.
Power Electronic Supply for Automotive Starter Generator.
New Trench Power MOSFETs in Isolated Packages.
Isolation Techniques, Mounting, Soldering and Cooling (back to the top)
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Capitalizing on the Advantages of ISOPLUS Products.
General Mounting Instructions.
Mounting Instructions for _A7, _E7, _A8 and _E8 Module Series.
ISOPLUS-The Revolution in Discrete Isolation Technique.
Combining the Features of Modules and Discretes in a New Power Semiconductor Packages.
Mounting Instructions for Stud Mounted Power Semiconductors.
The Revolution in Discrete Isolation Technique.
New Package for Pressure Mounting.
Surface Mount Soldering Recommendations for TO-263 and TO-268 case styles.
New ISOPLU247 Power Package Features 2500V Internal Isolation Revolutionary Approach Improves Thermal Conductance and Reliability.
Mechanical Package Outlines.
The SMPD Package and its Mounting Instructions
IXYS miniBLOC or SOT-227B Mounting
Mounting Instructions PressFit-Pin Module Series E2 and E3
 
Power Modules (back to the top)
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Gate Control Unit for IGBT Drive Converters offers IPM Functionality, maintaining Flexibility in System Design.
Recommended Use of the Integrated NTC Thermistor Temperature Sensor in IXYS Power Modules.
Investigations on Electromagnetic Compatibility of Power Semiconductor Modules Integrated in a Module.
Power Cycle Capability of solder contact DCB-Modules.
FREDs, Schottky and GaAS Diodes (back to the top)
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A New Generation of 600V GaAs Schottky Diodes for High Power Density PFC Applications" - An IXYS Paper: "first time published at PCIM 2005 Conference, Nuremberg, Germany.
GaAS Schottky Diodes allow Higher Power Density.
Electrical Behavior of a New Gallium Arsenide Power Schottky Diode.
Is the Lowest Forward Voltage Drop Schottky Diode Always the Best Choice?
Input Rectifiers with Semifast Diodes for DC link.
Characteristics and Applications of Fast Recovery Epitaxial Diodes.
Power Semiconductor Quality Assurance and Testing (back to the top)
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Further Optimization of High Current Low Voltage Power Semiconductors.
A Systematic Approach for Testing Today's Power Semiconductors.
Application Oriented Testing of Power Semiconductors in Quality Control.
General Topics (back to the top)
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A New IGBT with Reverse Blocking Capability.

Isolated DC-DC Converters Sport Dual Outputs.

Generating PWM Waveforms Using the IXDP610A.

New Power Electronic Components for Materials Handling Drive Systems Generating PWM Waveforms Using the IXDP610A.

Semiconductor current regulators Protect Circuits (Courtesy of PCIM Magazine) (Note: 790KB PDF File).
Symbols and Terms.
Product Nomenclature.
Choosing the Appropriate Component from Data Sheet Ratings & Characteristics.
Series Operation of MOSFET and IGBT Switches.
Parallel Operation of IGBT Discrete Devices.
Lead Free Solder Reflow for Semiconductor Power Devices.
Optimized Ultra Fast Diodes for Switching Applications.
Power MOSFETs (back to the top)
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Power MOSFET Basics.

IXYS Power MOSFET Products.

Application note on Depletion-mode MOSFETs

IXYS P-Channel MOSFET.
IXYS Power MOSFET Datasheet Parameters Definition.

Linear Power MOSFETS Basic and Application.

Synchronous DC to DC Converter Design.
IGBTs (back to the top)
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IGBTS.

Drive with the IXYS XPT IGBT.

Discrete 600V GenX3 XPT IGBTs

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