12 January 2018

Applications of IGBT

 IGBT is used in order to allow power flow in the ON state and to stop power flow in the OFF state. It is used mostly in medium to high power applications for example induction heating, switched-mode power supply, traction motor control. 

How IGBT used :

There are some applications of IGBT full form is Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor are following below :

  • IGBT is most commonly used in power application such as DC and AC motor drive, UPS system, power supply and drive for solenoid.
  • Though IGBT is somewhat more expensive than BJT full form, yet IGBT are becoming popular because of lower gate drive requirement, lower switching losses and also smaller snubber circuit requirement
  • IGBT used in an unregulated power supply (UPS) system.
  • The IGBT is used combines an isolated gate FET for the control input and bipolar power transistor as a switch in a single device
  • It is also used in inverter
  • IGBT is fitted in the of resonant mode converter circuits. Optimized IGBT is accessible for both low conduction loss and low switching loss
  •  Inductive heating cookers
  • IGBT used in power distribution
  • Electric vehicle motor drives
  • The IGBT used in switched-mode power supplies (SMPS)
  • Solar inverter
  • IGBT used in due-mode or E-auto automobile system
  •  IGBT used in  solar and wind power generation plant