Hitachi IGBT Module Application Manual
4.2.3 Gate Charge Characteristics
) and gate-emitter voltage ( V
), relating what
amount of electric charge is required to operate an IGBT, how to determine the power supply capacitance at
the output of a gate driver circuit, and how this information can be used to calculate the switching time.
Refer to comments in section 5.7 concerning dead time.
Figure 8. Gate Charge Characteristics
4.2.4 Forward Voltage Characteristics of a Free-Wheeling Diode
can be used for calculating power loss associated with the diodeâ€™s ON state.
Figure 9. Forward Voltage Characteristics of a Free-Wheeling Diode