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What is meant by pinch off voltage in MOSFET?

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Description : Define pinch off voltage and drain resistance of FET.

Answer : 1 . Pinch-off Voltage: It is the value of the drain to source voltage VDS at which the drain current ID reaches its constant saturation value. Any further increase in VDS does not have any ... drain to source voltage to the change in drain current. It is also called AC/dynamic drain resistance.

Description : The SCR would be turned OFF by voltage reversal of applied anode-cathode ac supply frequency of A) 10 kHz B) 10 Hz C) 5 kHz D) 5 Hz 

Description : Explain the principle of ON-OFF control and phase control of AC voltage controller with suitable circuit and waveforms.

Answer : The integral cycle control (on-off control) and phase angle control are the two types of AC voltage controller. The principle of ON-OFF control: The on-off control is also called an integral cycle ... control. In phase control, the switch is on for some period of each cycle.  

Description : What is meant by body effect in MOSFET?

Description : Draw the structural diagram of GTO. Explain briefly the switching behavior of GTO with the help of appropriate voltage and current waveform.

Answer : Gate Turn Off Thyristor (GTO) Conventional Thyristor can be turned on with gate terminal but can not turn off from gate terminal. But in case of Gate Turn Off Thyristor (GTO), we can turn it on and off ... subdivided as storage period (Ts), fall period (Tp) and tail period (Tt).

Description : The threshold voltage of an n- channel enhancement mode MOSFET is 0.5V when the device is biased at a gate voltage of 3V. Pinch off would be occurs at a drain voltage of (A) 1.5V (B) 2.5V (C) 3.5V (D) 4.5V

Answer : The threshold voltage of an n- channel enhancement mode MOSFET is 0.5V when the device is biased at a gate voltage of 3V. Pinch off would be occurs at a drain voltage of 2.5V

Description : Justify. Power MOSFET is operated at high enough gate source voltage to minimize the conduction losses. 

Answer : MOSFET is metal oxide field effect transistor. MOSFET is a voltage controlled device. MOSFET is majority carrier device. MOSFET are of two one is n-channel MOSFET and p-channel MOSFET. Gate, ... . Hence, power MOSFET is operated at high enough gate-source voltage to minimize the conduction losses.

Answer : already answered here is mosfet current controlled device?

Description : What is channel length modulation in MOSFET?

Answer : Shortening of lenght of the inverted channel region with increase in drain bias for large drain biases due to which current increases with drain bias and output resistance decreases is called channel length modulation in MOSFET.

Description : What is the transconductance of a MOSFET?

Description : What is the use of a Mosfet?

Description : What is the work of MOSFET?

Description : When does the Body bias effect occur in an n-channel MOSFET?  A) When the Source voltage is less the Bulk voltage B) When the Source voltage is equal to or greater the Bulk voltage C) When the Drain voltage is equal to the Bulk voltage D) When the Gate voltage is equal to the Bulk Voltage 

Answer : When does the Body bias effect occur in an n-channel MOSFET?  A) When the Source voltage is less the Bulk voltage B) When the Source voltage is equal to or greater the Bulk voltage C) ... voltage is equal to the Bulk voltage D) When the Gate voltage is equal to the Bulk Voltage 

Description : In MOSFET, the polarity of the inversion layers is the same as that of?

Answer : In MOSFET, the polarity of the inversion layers is the same as that of majority carriers in the source.

Description : A certain power MOSFET has a maximum junction temperature specification of 1500o C, a junction-to-case thermal resistance of 1.00 C/W, and a junction-to ambient thermal resistance of 600 C/W. If the ambient temperature is 300o C ... the device will be A) 1.52 W B) 1.72 W C) 1.92W D) 2.00 W

Answer : A certain power MOSFET has a maximum junction temperature specification of 1500o C, a junction-to-case thermal resistance of 1.00 C/W, and a junction-to ambient thermal resistance of  ... 300o C, then the maximum allowable power dissipation in the device will be 2.00 W 

Description : A MOSFET has how many terminals?

Answer : A MOSFET having three terminals 1st one is Gate (insulated), 2nd one is Source and 3rd one is Drain.

Description : How can we check a Mosfet?

Description : Why Mosfet is called Mosfet?

Description : MOSFET uses the electric field of?

Answer : MOSFET uses the electric field of gate capacitance.

Description : Is the input impedance of MOSFET more than BJT and FET?

Answer : Yes, the input impedance of MOSFET more than BJT and FET.

Answer : The fuse blows off by melting.

Description : thyristor can be turned off by?

Answer : Thyristor can be turned off by making anode potential equal to cathode potential or by making anode potential less than cathode potential.

Description : What is meant by extra high voltage transmission?

Answer : HT & LT  two types transmission in industrial line 

Description : What is meant by flash over voltage?

Description : What is meant by a voltage surge?

Description : How is the GTO turned off? A) By using a commutation circuit B) By applying reverse gate pulse C) By using a latch-up circuit D) By reverse anode current pulse 

Answer : How is the GTO turned off? A) By using a commutation circuit B) By applying reverse gate pulse C) By using a latch-up circuit D) By reverse anode current pulse 

Answer : SCR turned off when the anode current falls below holding current.

Answer : GTO can be turned on by providing positive pulse to the gate terminal and it can be turn off by providing negative pulse to gate terminal.

Answer : No we cannot turn off normal thyristor using Gate.

Description : What parameters are to be considered when choosing a MOSFET?

Answer : MOSFETs are of two types namely  1) enhancement type MOSFET  or  E-MOSFET 2) depletion type MOSFET  or  D-MOSFET

Description : What is depletion type MOSFET?..........

Answer : Depletion MOSFET: Depletion MOSFET is a MOSFET in which the channel already exists. If we apply a voltage between drain and source then the drain current will flow even if the gate to source ... in figure. The drain current will be reduced as the gate to source voltage made more negative.

Description : What is enhancement MOSFET?...............

Answer : Enhancement MOSFET: There are two types of MOSFET one is enhancement MOSFET and second is depletion MOSFET. In enhancement MOSFET channel is created by applying threshold voltage between gate and source ... mode. The enhancement MOSFET will not conduct if the gate to source voltage is zero.

Description : what are the uses of MOSFET ?

Answer : Choppers and inverters and where high switching frequency is required.

Description : what is MOSFET ?

Answer : MOSFET is a type of Field Effect Transistor (FET). It is a voltage controlled transistor. MOSFET have very high input impedance. It can be use with very low current circuits. It is very fast ... of Nano ampere. There are two types of MOSFET one is enhancement mode and second is depletion mode.

Description : Which phenomenon is present in thyristors but absent in BJT, MOSFET and IGBT ? (A) forward conduction (B) latching (C) forward blocking (D) reverse breakdown

Answer : Which phenomenon is present in thyristors but absent in BJT, MOSFET and IGBT ? (A) forward conduction (B) latching (C) forward blocking (D) reverse breakdown

Description : Explain the formation of parasitic BJT and parasitic diode in Power MOSFET. Can parasitic diode be used in same power electronics applications?

Answer : Parasitic Diode: The parasitic diode is in between drain and source. The MOSFET structure itself contains parasitic diode or body drain diode. This parasitic diode allows the reverse flow of current when the ... of MOSFET as a BJT collector. Parasitic BJT operates in the cut-off region.

Description : State advantages of MOSFET.

Answer : Advantages of MOSFET * MOSFETs provide greater efficiency while operating at lower voltages. * Absence of gate current results in high input impedance. * High switching speed. * They operate at lower ... due to lower resistance of channel. * They are easy to manufacture. * They are portable.

Description : Describe with neat sketch the construction and working principle of MOSFET.

Answer : Construction and working principle of MOSFET:  A) Depletion type MOSFET: Construction: The N-channel depletion type MOSFET is formed on P-type silicon substrate with two heavily ... accumulation of electrons and hence more current. Thus the MOSFET is a gate voltage controlled device.

Description : State the applications of MOSFET

Answer : Applications of MOSFET: i) Switching-mode-power-supplies (SMPS) and linear power supplies. ii) Brushless DC motor drives iii) Solid state DC relay iv) Automobile applications v) Stepper motor controller vi) Lighting controls vii) Solenoid drivers viii) Robotics ix) Induction heating

Description : Compare JFET with MOSFET.

Answer : Particulars JFET MOSFET 1) Type Voltage controlled device Voltage controlled device 2) Mode of operation Operates only in depletion mode Operates in depletion and enhancement ... 6) Gate connection Not isolated from substrate Isolated by SiO2 layer from substrate

Description : Describe the operation of N channel enhancement type MOSFET with diagram.

Answer : As its name indicates, this MOSFET operates only in the enhancement mode and has no depletion mode. It operates with large positive gate voltage only. It does not conduct when the ... of charge carriers attracted to the positive gate. Thus drain current is controlled by the gate potential.

Description : Explain switching model of MOSFET.

Description : Explain MOSFET gate drive circuit and totem pole configuration.

Answer : MOSFET gate drive circuit: The turning on and turning off of MOSFET can be controlled from gate to source voltage signal. If the gate to source voltage of MOSFET exceeds threshold ... this configuration, the two switches (transistors) are used in totem pole arrangement with a comparator.

Description : Operating frequency of power MOSFET is higher than that of power BJT. Justify the statement.

Answer : Power MOSFET have high turning on and turning off capability high switching speed of MOSFET is due to the high rate of change of drain voltage. The switching losses of power MOSFET ... lower frequency. Hence, operating frequency of power MOSFET is higher than that of power BJT.

Description : Justify the statement. Antiparallel diode is connected across MOSFET.

Answer : In MOSFET current is flow from drain to source but when the load is inductive the current may flow in opposite direction. To avoid the opposite flow of current and to protect MOSFET the antiparallel diode is connected across MOSFET.

Description : parallel operation of MOSFET can be done more easily as compared to thyristor. why?

Answer : Parallel operation of MOSFET can be done more easily as compared to thyristor because the resistance of MOSFET is increases with increase in temperature. MOSFET have the positive temperature coefficient. In ... the parallel operation of MOSFET can be done more easily as compared to the thyristor.

Description : Explain difference between enhancement MOSFET and depletion type MOSFET.

Answer : In enhancement MOSFET channel is not initially exists but in depletion MOSFET channel is already exists. In case of depletion MOSFET if the voltage is applied between drain and source the drain current will flow ... a channel. depletion MOSFET & enhancement MOSFET

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