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Electronics tutorial – 3/3 Driving multiple transistors in series

In this video I look at another way of driving multiple transistors – rather than having them all in parallel, you can also drive them in series. This of course brings new challenges, but it also brings some advantages.

Miniseries:
Ep1 Parallel BJT: https://youtu.be/Dhm3pXwu5V0
Ep2 Parallel FETs: https://youtu.be/l_GPY1MqLy0
Ep3 Series: https://youtu.be/mcgp2mUIpEE

AppNote:
https://www.infineon.com/dgdl/Infineon-ApplicationNote_MOSFET_CoolMOS_Electrical_safety_and_Isolation-AN-v01_00-EN.pdf?fileId=db3a30433d1d0bbe013d20e0cbf017fe
Datasheet:

Click to access BC817-40W-D.PDF


Click to access PMBTA45.pdf


References and further reading
– The Art of Electronics; Horowitz, Hill; Cambridge; Cap 9.13.5 B, 9.7.2 D

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