The Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor-Field-Effect-Transistor (MOSFET) was originally a signal amplifier, but its characteristics were suitably developed in the early 1980s so that it could be added to the range of power switches. Whereas thyristors are suited to very high-power, low-frequency switching applications, the power MOSFET best fits low-power, high-frequency uses. It is the fastest power switch.
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