Chapter 7. Commutation Cell

  1. Robert Perret
  1. James Roudet and
  2. Jean-Luc Schanen

Published Online: 2 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470611494.ch7

Power Electronics Semiconductor Devices

Power Electronics Semiconductor Devices

How to Cite

Roudet, J. and Schanen, J.-L. (2009) Commutation Cell, in Power Electronics Semiconductor Devices (ed R. Perret), ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470611494.ch7

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781848210646

Online ISBN: 9780470611494



  • semi-conductors;
  • electromagnetic compatibility;
  • simultaneously;
  • electromagnetic;
  • operating temperature


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: a well-defined commutation cell

  • Some more or less coupled physical phenomena

  • The players in switching (respective roles of the component and its environment)

  • References