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1. Power semiconductor devices, general use
Definition/description
Parameter
Symbol
Rth
Thermal resistance
Defined when junction power dissipation results in a balanced state of thermal flow. Specifies the
degree of temperature rise per unit of power, measuring junction temperature from a specified
external point.
Rth(j-a)
Thermal resistance
(junction to ambient)
The thermal resistance between the junction and ambient atmosphere.
Rth(j-c)
Thermal resistance
(junction to case)
The thermal resistance between the junction and surface of the case.
Rth(j-f)
Thermal resistance (junction to fin)
The thermal resistance between the junction and the fin.
Rth(c-f)
Thermal resistance (case to fin)
(Contact thermal resistance)
The thermal resistance between the surface of the case and the fin.
Zth(t)
Transient thermal impedance
Defined when case temperature (stud temperature) is constant, and power dissipation at the junction
is pulsating. Specifies the degree of temperature rise per unit of power, measuring junction
temperature from a specified external point.
Zth(j-a)
Transient thermal impedance
(junction to ambient)
The transient thermal impedance between the junction and ambient atmosphere.
Zth(j-c)
Transient thermal impedance
(junction to case)
The transient thermal impedance between the junction and surface of the case.
Zth(j-f)
Transient thermal impedance
(junction to fin)
The transient thermal impedance between the junction and the fin.
Ta
Ambient temperature
When used in the natural cooling or forced-air cooling, it is the temperature of the surrounding
atmosphere of a device which is dependent on geographical location and season, and is not
influenced by heat dissipation of the device.
Tf
Fin temperature
The temperature at a specified point of the device heatsink.
Tc
Case temperature
The temperature at a specified point of the device case.
Tj
Junction temperature rating
The device junction temperature rating. Indicates the maximum and minimum allowable operation
temperatures.
Tstg
Storage temperature rating
The device storage temperature (with no electrical connection). Indicates the maximum and
minimum allowable temperatures.
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Mounting torque rating
The maximum allowable torque specification for mounting the heatsink to the stud type device.
—
Mounting force required rating
The maximum allowable pressure applicable when mounting the heatsink to the press pack type device.
2. Rectifier diodes
Symbol
Parameter
Definition/description
VRRM
Repetitive peak reverse voltage
Within the rated junction temperature range, specifies the repetitive peak reverse voltage applicable
for each cycle. Includes the maximum instantaneous value for repetitive transient reverse voltage,
but excludes non-repetitive transient reverse voltage.
VRSM
Non-repetitive peak reverse
voltage
Within the rated junction temperature range, specifies the non-repetitive peak reverse voltage
applicable for a time width equivalent to less than a half of a sine wave at commercial frequency.
Indicates the maximum instantaneous value for non-repetitive transient reverse voltage.
VR(DC)
DC reverse voltage
The maximum value for DC voltage applicable in the reverse direction, specified within the rated
junction temperature range.
VFM
Forward voltage
At specified case (or point) temperature, and when forward current (commercial frequency, sine
wave of specified amplitude) is applied to the device, indicates the peak-value for the resulting
voltage drop.
IF(RMS)
RMS forward current
At specified case (or point) temperature, indicates the RMS value for forward current that can be
continuously applied to the device.
IF(AV)
Average forward current
At specified case (or point) temperature, and with the device connected to a resistive or inductive
load, indicates the average value for forward current (sine half wave, commercial frequency) that
can be continuously applied to the device.
IFSM
Surge forward current
Within the rated junction temperature range, indicates the peak value for non-repetitive forward
current (sine half wave, commercial frequency), this value is defined at one cycle or the function of
cycles.
I2t
Current-squared, time integration
Indicates peak value for surge forward current rating as the square of a half of a current since wave,
time integrated over a half of a cycle.
π
I2t = ∫0 ω IFSM2 sin2 ωt dt
IRRM
Repetitive peak reverse current
At maximum rated junction temperature, indicates the peak-value for repetitive current flow when a
voltage (sine half wave commercial frequency, and having a peak-value as specified for repetitive
peak reverse voltage) is applied in a reverse direction to the device.
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Symbol
QRR
Parameter
Reverse recovery charge
Definition/description
Indicates the total amount of reverse recovery charge due to current integrated time in a reverse
direction ( as part of the internally stored charge). Specified at a certain junction temperature, and
current which has decreased at a specified rate of decrease, from the forward state to reverse after
a certain forward current are applied.
3. Gate turn-off thyristors
Symbol
Parameter
Definition/description
VRRM
Repetitive peak reverse voltage
Within the rated junction temperature range, and when there is no signal between the gate and
cathode, specifies the repetitive peak reverse voltage applicable on each cycle.
VRSM
Non-repetitive peak reverse
voltage
Within the rated junction temperature range, and when there is no signal between the gate and
cathode, specifies the non-repetitive peak reverse voltage applicable for time width equivalent to
less than a half of a sine wave at commercial frequency.
VR(DC)
DC reverse voltage
Within the rated junction temperature range, and when there is specified reverse bias conditions
between the gate and cathode, specifies the maximum value for DC voltage applicable in reverse
direction.
VDRM
Repetitive peak off-state voltage
Within the rated junction temperature range, and when there is specified reverse bias conditions
between the gate and cathode, specifies the repetitive peak off-state voltage applicable for each
cycle. Includes the maximum instantaneous value for repetitive transient off-state voltage.
VDSM
Non-repetitive peak off-state
voltage
Within the rated junction temperature range, and when there is specified reverse bias conditions
between the gate and cathode, specifies the non-repetitive peak off-state voltage applicable for time
width equivalent to less than a half of a sine wave at commercial frequency. Indicates the maximum
instantaneous value for non-repetitive transient off-state voltage.
VD(DC)
DC off-state voltage
Within the rated junction temperature range, and when there is specified reverse bias conditions
between the gate and cathode, specifies the maximum value for DC voltage applicable in forward
direction.
dv/dt
Critical rate of rise of off-state
voltage
At maximum rated junction temperature, and when there is specified reverse bias conditions
between the gate and cathode, specifies the maximum rate-of-rise of off-state voltage that will not
cause the device change from an off-state to an on-state when an exponential function waveform
off-state voltage of specified amplitude is applied to the device,
dv = 0.632VD
dt
τ
Here, VD : Specified off-state voltage
τ : Time constant for the exponential function waveform
VTM
On-state voltage
At specified case (or point) temperature, and when on-state current (commercial frequency, half
sine wave of specified amplitude) is applied to the device, indicates peak value for the resulting
voltage drop.
IT(RMS)
RMS on-state current
At specified case (or point) temperature, indicates the RMS value for on-state current that can be
continuously applied to the device.
IT(AV)
Average on-state current
At specified case (or point) temperature, and with the device connected to a resistive or inductive
load, indicates the average value for forward current (sine half wave, commercial frequency) that
can be continuously applied to the device.
ITSM
Surge (non-repetitive) on-state
current
Within the rated junction temperature range, indicates the peak value for non-repetitive on-state
current (sine half wave, commercial frequency). This value is defined at one cycle, or as a function
of multiple cycles.
I2t
Current-squared, time integration
Indicates peak value for surge-on current as the square of a half of a current sine wave, time
integrated over a half of a cycle.
π
I2t = ∫0ω ITSM2 sin2 ωt dt
ITM(OV)
Overload on-state current
Tested under specified cooling conditions, and after the device is continuously conducting an onstate current of specified value, but less than that of the average on-state current rating. The value
indicated is the average overload on-state current (commercial frequency, sine half wave)
conducted for a specified time immediately after attaining the above conditions, when the test
current is removed, and the device is allowed to regain thermal balance, with rated operating
voltage applied, it should again conducted the overload current.
diT/dt
Critical rate-of-rise of on-state
current
At specified case (or point) temperature, specified off-state voltage, specified gate conditions, and at
a frequency of less than 60Hz, indicates the maximum rate-of-rise of on-state current which the
thyristor will withstand after switching from an off-state to an on-state.
IH
Holding current
At specified junction temperature, gate conditions and off-state voltage, indicates the minimum
anode current required to hold the thyristor in an on-state.
IL
Latching current
At specified junction temperature, off-state voltage and gate conditions, and when the gate trigger
current is lifted immediately following switching from an off-to on-state, indicates the minimum
anode current required to hold the thyristor in an on-state.
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Gate turn-off thyristors
Symbol
Parameter
Definition/description
IRRM
Repetitive peak reverse current
At maximum rated junction temperature, indicates the peak value for reverse current flow when a
voltage (sine half wave, commercial frequency, and with a peak value as specified for repetitive
peak reverse voltage rating) is applied in a reverse direction to the device.
IDRM
Repetitive peak off-state current
At maximum rated junction temperature, indicates the peak value for off-state current flow when a
voltage (sine half wave, commercial frequency, and with a peak value as specified for repetitive
peak off-state voltage rating) is applied in a forward direction to the device, at specified reverse bias
conditions between the gate and cathode.
PFGM
Peak forward gate power
dissipation
Within the rated junction temperature range, indicates the peak-value for maximum allowable power
dissipation over a specified time period, when the device is forward-conducting between the gate
and cathode.
PFG (AV)
Average forward gate power
dissipation
Within the rated junction temperature range, indicates the peak-value for maximum allowable power
dissipation when the device is forward-conducting between the gate and cathode.
IFGM
Peak forward gate current
Within the rated junction temperature range, indicates the peak-value for forward-current flow
between the gate and cathode.
IRGM
Peak gate reverse current
At maximum rated junction temperature, indicates the peak-value for reverse gate current when the
specified voltage is applied in a reverse direction between the gate and cathode.
VFGM
Peak forward gate voltage
Within the rated junction temperature range, indicates the peak-value for forward-voltage applied
between the gate and cathode.
VRGM
Peak reverse gate voltage
Within the rated junction temperature range, indicates the peak-value for reverse-voltage applied
between the gate and cathode.
IGT
Gate trigger current
At a junction temperature of 25°C, and with an off-voltage of 6V, and a specified load resistance,
indicates the minimum gate DC current required to switch the thyristor from an off-state to an onstate. For small power devices, does not include current flow through the connected gate resistor.
VGT
Gate trigger voltage
At a junction temperature of 25°C, and with an off-voltage of 6V, and a specified load resistance,
indicates the minimum gate DC voltage required to switch the thyristor from an off-state to an onstate.
VGD
Gate non-trigger voltage
At maximum rated junction temperature, and with a specified off-state voltage applied to the device,
indicates the maximum gate DC voltage which will not switch the device from an off-state to an onstate.
PT
On-state power dissipation
At a specified conducting angle, and with on-current of specified waveform applied to the device,
indicates the average value for internal power dissipation occurring over a one-cycle interval.
PRGM
Peak reverse gate power
dissipation
Within the rated junction temperature range, indicates the peak-value for maximum allowable power
dissipation in the reverse direction between the gate and cathode, over a specified time period.
PRG
Average reverse gate power
dissipation
Within the rated junction temperature range, indicates the average value for maximum allowable
power dissipation in the reverse direction between the gate and cathode.
IRG
Reverse gate current
Within the rated junction temperature range, indicates peak-value for reverse-current that can be
conducted between the gate and cathode.
ITQRM
Repetitive controllable on-state
current
Under specified conditions, indicates the instantaneous value for on-current usable in gate control,
specified immediately prior to device turn-off.
IGQM
Peak gate turn-off current
Indicates the maximum instantaneous gate reverse-current required to switch the device from an
on-state to an off-state.
tgt
Turn-on time
When applying forward-current to the gate, indicates the time required to switch the thyristor from an
off-state to an on-state.
tgq
Turn-off time
When applying reverse-current to the gate, indicates the time required to switch the thyristor from an
on-state to an off-state.
QGQ
Gate turn-off charge
The charge of turn off gate current calculated as an integrated time value from the initiation up the
peak value of gate current.
Goff
Turn-off gain
The ratio of controllable on stete current to gate reverse-current required for gate turn-off.
Eon
Turn on switching energy
Indicates the integration of multiplying anode current by anode voltage during the turn on period.
Eoff
Turn off switching energy
Indicates the integration of multiplying anode current by anode voltage during the turn off period (tail
time included).
IR (AV)
Average reverse current
At a specified case (or point) temperature, and connected to a resistive or inductive load, indicales
the average value for reverse-current (commercial frequency, sine half wave), Note that no on-state
current is allowed.
IR (rms)
RMS reverse current
At specified case (or point) temperature, indicates the rms value for reverse-current that the device
can continuously conduct. Note that no on-state current is allowed.
IRSM
Surge reverse current
Within the rated junction temperature range, indicates the peak-value for a non-repetitive reversecurrent (commercial frequency, half sine wave) . This value indicated for one cycle, or as a function
of a number of cycles. Note that no on-state current is allowed.
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Gate turn-off thyristors (continued)
Symbol
IR2t
Parameter
Reverse current-squared, time
integration
Definition/description
Indicates peak-value for reverse current rating as the square of a half of a current sine wave, time
integrated over a-half of a current sine wave, time integrated over a half of a cycle. Note that no onstate current is allowed.
π
IR2t = ∫0ω IRSM2 sin2 ωt dt
Rthj-f (diode)
Thermal resistance
The thermal resistance between the junction and fin of diode part.
VRM
Reverse voltage
At specified case (or point) temperature, and when reverse current (commercial frequency, half sine
wave of specified peak value) is applied to the device, indicates peak value for the resulting voltage
drop for RC-GTO.
Qdr
Off state recovery charge
At maximum rated junction temperature, and conducting a specified reverse-current, indicated as the
integrated time value of off-state recovery current foow in the positive direction at the time the device
is forced into an off-state by the reverse-current decreaseing at specified rate-of-fall of reverse current.
rdr
Off state recovery time
At maximum rated junction temperature, and conducting the specified reverse-current, indicates
following time.
90%
50%
t
tdr
specified reverse-current
Edr
Off state recoverry energy
At maximum rated junction temperature, and conducting the specified reverse-current, indicates the
integration of multiplying off-state current by off state voltage at the time the device is forced into an
off-state.
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