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Two-dimensional electrothermal analysis of thyristor with shorted emitter
Author(s): Zbigniew Lisik
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Paper Abstract

A 2-D electrothermal model of thyristor structure with emitter shorts is presented. It is formed by three coupled submodels: electrical, heat transfer, and heat dissipation. The heat dissipation submodel takes into account heat generation caused by ohmic losses and recombination, as well as the inner heat transfers caused by thermoelectric effects. The results show how the presence of emitter shorts influences the work conditions inside the considered thyristor.

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Date Published: 1 August 1992
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1783, International Conference of Microelectronics: Microelectronics '92, (1 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131025
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Zbigniew Lisik, Technical Univ. of Lodz (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1783:
International Conference of Microelectronics: Microelectronics '92

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