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User17675
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Can IGBT7 in Econo be utilized with unipolar gate voltages ?
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AlexG
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Hi Wen,

Yes. Due to increased gate charge the possibility of parasitic turn on is lower than for IGBT4.
This makes it suitable for unipolar gate supplies.
The other benefit of higher Qg is better controllability of du/dt.

BR

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AlexG
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Moderator 10 solutions authored 10 replies posted 5 solutions authored
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Hi Wen,

Yes. Due to increased gate charge the possibility of parasitic turn on is lower than for IGBT4.
This makes it suitable for unipolar gate supplies.
The other benefit of higher Qg is better controllability of du/dt.

BR
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