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Article that Explains IGBT well

  1. Oct 27, 2014 #1
    Hi,

    I'm an undergraduate EE major and am having trouble understanding IGBT. I understand the basic principle, a PNP transistor in ? (forgot the name) configuration with a MOSFET with a parasitic NPN transistor. I understand that it's a 4 layered device.

    I however think I would struggle trying to explain how it exactly works. Can anybody direct me to a very easy to understand article on IGBT? I have found many that covers various things, but I can't find a article that's very straight forward and direct on explaining how exactly these devices work.

    Thanks,
     
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  3. Oct 27, 2014 #2

    jedishrfu

    Staff: Mentor

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