Power devices are required for applications that operate over a broad spectrum of power levels as shown in Fig. 1.1 . Based up on this figure, the applications can be broken down into several categories. The first category is applications that require low operating current (typically less than 1 A) levels. These applications, such as display drives, usually require a large number of transistors that must be capable of blocking up to 300 V. The small size of the low-current transistors allows their integration on a single chip with control circuits to provide a cost-effective solution.
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