Applications of high power electronic switches in the electric power utility industry and the needs for high power switching devices

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Abstract

This paper is a review of the main issues relating to power electronic devices as used (or proposed) for the electric power engineering area. Several applications are described. Costs of the devices are discussed. The future of the area is conjectured in terms of the needed breakthroughs in power electronic devices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMaterials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings
EditorsS.J. Pearton, R.J. Shul, E. Wolfgang, F. Ren, S. Tenconi
PublisherMRS
Pages3-13
Number of pages11
Volume483
StatePublished - 1997
EventProceedings of the 1997 Fall MRS Symposium - Boston, MA, USA
Duration: Dec 1 1997Dec 4 1997

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1997 Fall MRS Symposium
CityBoston, MA, USA
Period12/1/9712/4/97

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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