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Si and Wide Band Gap Power Devices (5234)


  • Basic design and operation of Si and Wide Band Gap (WBG: SiC, GaN and ultra wide band gap semiconductors) power devices and the applications of commercial devices in power electronics applications. Trade-offs between various devices. Static and dynamic operation. Comparison of Si and SiC devices and design differences. Prereq: 3030, or Grad standing in Engr or Physics. Not open to students with credit for 5194.07. Units: 3 credit hours.


  • Electrical and Computer Eng (ECE)