Chapter 5. Capacitors for Power Electronics

  1. Robert Perret
  1. Abderrahmane Béroual,
  2. Sophie Guillemet-Fritsch and
  3. Thierry Lebey

Published Online: 2 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470611494.ch5

Power Electronics Semiconductor Devices

Power Electronics Semiconductor Devices

How to Cite

Béroual, A., Guillemet-Fritsch, S. and Lebey, T. (2009) Capacitors for Power Electronics, in Power Electronics Semiconductor Devices (ed R. Perret), ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470611494.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781848210646

Online ISBN: 9780470611494

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Keywords:

  • electronics systems;
  • various materials;
  • films capacitors;
  • impregnated;
  • hybrid integration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The various components of the capacitor — description

  • Stresses in a capacitor

  • Film capacitors

  • Impregnated capacitors

  • Electrolytic capacitors

  • Modeling and use of capacitors

  • Ceramic capacitors

  • Specific applications of ceramic capacitors in power electronics

  • R&D perspectives on capacitors for power electronics

  • References