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What are the terms of IDSS and IGSS leakage currents for power MOSFETs?1007688

Latest Updated:02/01/2008

Question:

What are the specifications of the leakage currents such as IDSS and IGSS for power MOSFETs?

Answer:

These are leakage currents that flow between the respective pins when the gate of the MOSFET is in an off state.
IDSS is a drain-source leakage current. It is the leakage current between the drain and source at VGS = 0.
This current is defined by applying the maximum rating VDSS between the drain and source.



IGSS is a gate-source leakage current. It is the leakage current between the gate and source at VDS = 0 and is defined by applying the maximum rating VGSS between the gate and source.

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Power MOSFETs