Re: Westcode Devices
From: Scott Stephens[SMTP:stephens-at-enteract-dot-com]
Sent: Monday, November 17, 1997 5:35 AM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Westcode Devices
At 11:31 PM 11/15/97 -0600, you wrote:
>The repetitive dI/dt limit of 180A/us is the limiting factor for this
>device. Exceeding this value will produce a puncture on the die next
>to the gate structure, caused by secondary breakdown. Otherwise, the
>SCR looks great, provided that the primary dI/dt (2*pi*Fpri*Ipeak) is
>comfortably less than 180A/us.
Sorry for a dumb question, but how will this device be used? As an
oscillating component in place of a spark gap?