This note covers the following topics: Class D Audio Amplifier Design, Trend in Class D Amplifiers, Traditional Linear
Amplifier , Basic PWM Operation, Analogy to Buck DC-DC Converter, Power
Dissipation in Gate Driver, Gate Driver for Class D Applications, MOSFET
Technologies and Thermal Design.
This note covers the following topics: BJT Circuit
Configurations, BJT design, Base resistance and emitter current crowding in BJTs,
Punch-through breakdown in BJTs, Gummel-Poon BJT equivalent circuit accounting
for the leakage currents.