Accession Number:

ADA639176

Title:

A GaAs-AlGaAs Based Thyristor

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES DEPT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND ELECTROPHYSICS

Report Date:

1989-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

A study of bipolar junction thyristors based on GaAs and AlGaAs materials for pulsed power switching applications is reported. Novel aspects of the device and fabrication processes required by the design are discussed, and preliminary results of the GaAs homojunction thyristors are presented and analyzed.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE