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Semiconductor Devices

Discrete semiconductor devices, such as diodes and transistors

Simscape Blocks

Current Limiter Behavioral model of current limiter
Diode Diode model; piecewise linear, piecewise linear zener, or exponential diode
N-Channel IGBT Model N-Channel IGBT
N-Channel JFET Model N-Channel JFET
N-Channel LDMOS FET Model N-Channel LDMOS or VDMOS transistors suitable for high voltage
N-Channel MOSFET Model N-Channel MOSFET using either Shichman-Hodges equation or surface-potential-based model
NPN Bipolar Transistor Model NPN bipolar transistor using enhanced Ebers-Moll equations
Optocoupler Model optocoupler as LED, current sensor, and controlled current source
P-Channel JFET Model P-Channel JFET
P-Channel LDMOS FET Model P-Channel LDMOS or VDMOS transistors suitable for high voltage
P-Channel MOSFET Model P-Channel MOSFET using either Shichman-Hodges equation or surface-potential-based model
PNP Bipolar Transistor Model PNP bipolar transistor using enhanced Ebers-Moll equations
Thyristor Model thyristor using NPN and PNP transistors

Functions

elec_getPowerLossSummary Calculate dissipated power losses

Examples and How To

Parameterize a Piecewise Linear Diode Model

How to specify block parameters for a Piecewise Linear Diode to match the data found on manufacturer datasheets.

Parameterize an Exponential Diode from a Datasheet

How to specify block parameters for an Exponential Diode to match the data found on manufacturer datasheets.

Parameterize an Exponential Diode from SPICE Netlist

How to specify block parameters for an Exponential Diode to match the SPICE netlist data.

Concepts

Parameterizing Blocks from Datasheets

Overview of techniques used to specify block parameters to match the data found on manufacturer datasheets.

Simulating Thermal Effects in Semiconductors

Simulating generated heat and device temperature by using the thermal ports

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