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Ideal Diode

Ideal diode

 

Description

Equations

Variables

Connections

Parameters

Modelica Standard Library

Description

The Ideal Diode component models a diode with an on-state resistance of Ron and an off-state conductance of Goff.

An optional thermal port is enabled when the Use Heat Port is true.

Equations

i=ip=in

v=vpvn

{i&equals;vGoffv<Vkneev&equals;iRonotherwise

LossPower&equals;vi

Variables

Name

Units

Description

Modelica ID

v

V

Voltage drop between the two pins

v

vx

V

Voltage at pin x, xn&comma;p

x.v

i

A

Current flowing from pin p to pin n

i

ix

A

Current into pin x, xn&comma;p

x.i

LossPower

W

Loss power leaving component via HeatPort

LossPower

TheatPort

K

Temperature of HeatPort

T_heatPort

off

 

Switching state

off

Connections

Name

Description

Modelica ID

p

Positive pin

p

n

Negative pin

n

Heat Port

Conditional heat port

heatPort

Parameters

Name

Default

Units

Description

Modelica ID

Ron

1·10−5

Ω

On-state resistance

Ron

Goff

1·10−5

S

Off-state conductance

Goff

Vknee

0

V

Forward threshold voltage

Vknee

Use Heat Port

false

 

True (checked) means heat port is enabled

useHeatPort

T

293.15

K

Fixed device temperature if Use Heat Port is false

T

Modelica Standard Library

The component described in this topic is from the Modelica Standard Library. To view the original documentation, which includes author and copyright information, click here.

See Also

Diodes

Electrical Library

Semiconductors