mosfet heating

Discussion in 'The Projects Forum' started by Suganya Krishnaraju, Dec 21, 2013.

  1. Suganya Krishnaraju

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    Dec 14, 2013
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    I am using totem pole theory to drive a p channel mosfet but still i am getting heat in mosfet...
    can anyone help me to come out of this problem?
    :confused:
     
  2. Alec_t

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    Sep 17, 2013
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    Not enough detail. Load? Current? FET? Drive voltage?
    Post a schematic and we might be able to help.
     
  3. Suganya Krishnaraju

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    Dec 14, 2013
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    Sir,

    I using a buck converter the input voltage is from panel (Voc - 21V) output to battery is 8V Li ion

    But while charging the mosfet gets heat the mosfet using is a P channel mosfet and the gate is driven by a totem pole theory
     
  4. MikeML

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    What sort of heatsink do you have on your MosFet?
    Part number of MosFet?
    Post a diagram.
     
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