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Can higher pulse be flown into FET if the pulse width of the condition?

Latest Updated:08/01/2007

Question:

Can the higher pulse current be flown into FET if the pulse width of the condition (10 us) decreases (e.g., several ns)?

Answer:

The pulse current rating will not changed even if the pulse width changes. The pulse current rating is uniquely determined under conditions PW ≤ 10 us, duty cycle ≤ 10%, and this must not be exceeded even if the pulse width is in the order of several ns. The slant line of each pulse width shown in the safe operation area indicates an area that is restricted by the power rating.
Suitable Products
Power MOSFETs