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MClayton0
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MClayton0   9/2/2011 8:25:15 PM
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Agree with Rene, can we get more good tutorial on test-system-characterization and device-characterization over temperature for leakage?

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Salio   9/1/2011 1:37:34 AM
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Another reason why BJT's are not preffered in low power applications such as motor drives is because high base current required to turn the transistor "ON". Hence, BJTs are replaced by MOSFETs.

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ReneCardenas   8/30/2011 4:42:39 PM
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Good briefing on lab test scenarios, however since temperature has a strongly correlated to the increase on leakage currents, I would like to have seen a brief discussion on that relationship, real life applications have diverse environments ranges and constraints.

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Kinnar   8/29/2011 8:18:57 PM
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Issue of Leakage Current is nicely covered for all different kind of transistors collectively. It is quite true that BJT is not used much in power applications and is replaced with FET, Leakage current is one of the major reason.

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