EPE Association - Very Fast Short Circuit Protection for Gallium-Nitride Power Transistors Based on Printed Circuit Board Integrated Current Sensor

2018 20th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE'18 ECCE Europe)

Author(s): Javier Acuna ; Janes Walter ; Ingmar Kallfass
Publisher: EPE Association
Publication Date: 1 September 2018
Conference Location: Riga, Latvia, Latvia
Conference Date: 17 September 2018
ISBN (Electronic): 978-9-0758-1528-3
ISBN (USB): 978-9-0758-1529-0

Gallium-Nitride power transistors have a limited short-circuit withstand time, which can be as low as 200 ns. Typical short-circuit detection methods such as the desaturation detection method and... View More