In some situations, it becomes necessary to drive a MOSFET (or IGBT) with a voltage that’s lower than its gate-threshold voltage (VTh). This is usually done with a driver or op amp to boost the signal to a level sufficient to drive the device. However, if the power-supply voltage powering the device is below or close to VTh, then even a rail-to-rail op amp will not be able to drive the MOSFET...
Register or Sign in below to download the full article
Register to view the full article
By registering on Electronic Design now, you'll not only gain access to premium content, you'll also become part of an exclusive, robust global engineering community!
Participate in Expert and Reader driven Q&A's
Start your own conversation by commenting on any article or blog
Download high-quality content including the highly anticipated Salary & Career Report