p-i-n diode reverse-bias switching via inductive discharging

p-i-n diode reverse-bias switching via inductive discharging

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Reverse switching of high-power p-i-n diodes can be achieved by inductive discharge. In this type of switching there is a direct interaction between the energy-storing element and the p-i-n diodes, and the current and voltage waveforms follow somewhat different equations to those of a conventional driving circuit.


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