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Re: SS MOT's

Original poster: "rob by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <rob-at-pythonemproject-dot-com>

Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Justin Hays by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> Hi All,
> (snip from Matt G.)
> > Would these work like a MOSFET?Like, can I replace MOSFETs with
> > IGBTs in a SSTC?What kinda results can i expect?
> Generally speaking, IGBT's are slower than MOSFET's...I think the top
> end for an IGBT is around 3 or 400kHz? MOSFET's can still work well
> at frequencies above 30Mhz, then again, bipolar xstrs do up into
> 10Ghz). Anyhow the good thing for us, is that IGBT's can handle a lot
> more power and higher voltages than your typical power MOSFET. I have
> one rated 3.3kV -at- 1200A.
> BTY for those who don't know, IGBT = Insulated Gate Bipolar
> Transistor. Seems like an oxymoron, but isn't ; )
> Later,
> Justin Hays
> Email: justin-at-hvguy-dot-com
> Website: www.hvguy-dot-com

International Rectifier has a new line of ultra fast IGBT's.  See the
latest Digikey catalog.  Rob.

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