A small sized Lateral Trench Electrode IGBT having improved latch-up and breakdown characteristics for power IC system

Ey Goo Kang, Seung Hyun Moon, Man Young Sung

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Abstract

A new small sized Lateral Trench Electrode Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (LTEIGBT) was proposed to improve characteristics of the conventional Lateral IGBT (LIGBT) and Lateral Trench gate IGBT (LTIGBT). The entire Electrode of LTEIGBT was replaced with trench-type electrode. The LTEIGBT was designed so that the width of device was 19 . Latch-up current densities of the proposed LTEIGBT increased 10 and 2.3 times more than those of the conventional LIGBT and LTIGBT. Forward blocking voltage of the LTEIGBT was 130V. Conventional LIGBT and LTIGBT of the same size were 60V and l00V, respectively. Because the proposed LTEIGBT was constructed of trench-type electrodes, the electric field moved toward the trench-oxide layer and punch-through breakdown occurred, lately.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems
Pages385-388
Number of pages4
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Dec 1
Event8th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, ICECS 2001 - , Malta
Duration: 2001 Sep 22001 Sep 5

Other

Other8th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, ICECS 2001
CountryMalta
Period01/9/201/9/5

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Kang, E. G., Moon, S. H., & Sung, M. Y. (2001). A small sized Lateral Trench Electrode IGBT having improved latch-up and breakdown characteristics for power IC system. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (Vol. 1, pp. 385-388). [957760]