TITLE

Evaluating TVS Protection Circuits with SPICE

AUTHOR(S)
Lepkowski, Jim; Lepkowski, William
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Power Electronics Technology;Jan2006, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the accuracy offered by a transient-voltage-suppression diode macromodel and a standard diode SPICE model. SPICE circuit simulations have been a powerful design tool to analyze a system's immunity against conducted surge voltages. It served as a valuable tool to validate and optimize the performance of surge-protection circuits using transient-voltage-suppression avalanche diodes.
ACCESSION #
19827505

 

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