IGBT: History of it’s Technological Innovation and Future Trend

Conference: VDE-Kongress 2006 - Innovations for Europe - Fachtagungsberichte der ITG/BMBF - GMM - ETG - GMA - DGBMT
10/23/2006 - 10/25/2006 at Aachen, Germany

Proceedings: VDE-Kongress 2006

Pages: 6Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Iwamuro, Noriyuki; Seki, Yasukazu (Fuji Electric Advanced Technology Co., Ltd., 4-18-1 Tsukama, Matsumoto, 390-0821, JAPAN)

This paper will review the technological evolution to the present IGBT and describe the reasons why the IGBT are applied to a variety of present power electronics equipment. Furthermore, the direction to which its innovation should proceed will be also discussed.