Smart Power Circuits for Power Switches Including Diagostic Functions

  • Heinz Zitta


Design concepts of smart power switches are described in this paper. Smart power technologies for low-side and high-side switches make it possible to include the diagnostic functions on chip. Also protection circuits, driver circuits and aspects of electromagnetic compatibility are discussed.


Reference Voltage Charge Pump Bipolar Transistor Power Switch Power Transistor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heinz Zitta
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  1. 1.Siemens-Entwicklungszentrum für MikroelektronikVillachAustria

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