Electronic and Electrical Engineering: Fully Funded Swansea University PhD Scholarship: Gate-oxide reliability of wide bandgap power MOSFETs: offline prediction of lifetime and online monitoring of degradation

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Swansea University

Job title:

Digital and Electrical Engineering: Absolutely Funded Swansea College PhD Scholarship: Gate-oxide reliability of large bandgap energy MOSFETs: offline prediction of lifetime and on-line monitoring of degradation

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Swansea College

Job description

Job Data Organisation/FirmSwansea College DivisionCentral Analysis AreaEngineering » Electrical engineeringEngineering » Digital engineeringEngineering Researcher ProfileFirst Stage Researcher (R1) NationUnited Kingdom Utility Deadline1 Might 2024 – 23:59 (Europe/London) Sort of ContractDifferent Job StandingFull-time Is the job funded by the EU Analysis Framework Programme?Not funded by an EU programme Is the Job associated to workers place inside a Analysis Infrastructure?NoSupply DescriptionFunding suppliers: Swansea CollegeTopic areas: Digital and Electrical EngineeringUndertaking begin date:

  • 1 July 2024 (Enrolment open from mid-June)
  • 1 October 2024 (Enrolment open from mid-September)

Supervisors:

  • Dr Mohammad Monfared (

) * Professor Mike JenningsAligned programme of examine: PhD in Digital and Electrical EngineeringMode of examine: Full-timeUndertaking description:The large bandgap (WBG) energy MOSFET is extra vulnerable to early failure than its Si counterparts regardless of its latest success. One of the vital important contributing elements to the general reliability of those units is degradation and even full failure of the gate oxide. Particularly, gate threshold voltages shift from their unique worth with extended utility, primarily as a consequence of gate oxide thickness discount and excessive electrical fields.Reliability refers to a product’s efficiency remaining inside specs for a selected time period. Based on the semiconductor trade, after 10 years of operation beneath nominal circumstances, at most 100 units per million can fail from oxide breakdown.The purpose of this venture is to a) examine and study the failure mechanisms of WBG (notably gallium nitride) units, b) examine completely different methodologies for predicting or modelling the gate-oxide reliability of WBG energy MOSFETs and establish the hole for each offline reliability and lifelong estimation and potential on-line situation monitoring from transistor indicators, c) design, simulate and virtually implement the required circuit configuration and the ultimate multi-channel check rig for concurrent reliability testing and inspecting the failure mechanisms, d) develop typical statistical approaches and synthetic intelligence (AI) fashions from knowledge supplied by testing a lot of samples beneath managed circumstances to validate and generalise the analysis findings and e) suggest future work to implement the realised enhancements.This PhD venture goals to create a significant affect by the collaboration between EPRG (Engineering and Energy Analysis Group) at Swansea College and Vishay Intertechnology.NecessitiesAnalysis Area Engineering Schooling Stage Bachelor Diploma or equalExpertise/{Qualifications}Candidates should maintain an undergraduate diploma at 2.1 stage in Engineering or related related science self-discipline. In case you are eligible to use for the scholarship (i.e. a pupil who’s eligible to pay the UK fee of tuition charges) however don’t maintain a UK diploma, you’ll be able to verify our comparability entry necessities. Please observe that you could be want to supply proof of your English Language proficiency.Particular NecessitiesAttributable to funding restrictions, this scholarship is open to candidates eligible to pay tuition charges on the UK fee solely, as outlined by .Extra DataAdvantagesThis scholarship covers the complete value of UK tuition charges and an annual stipend at UKRI fee (at the moment £18,622 for 2023/24).Extra analysis bills can even be out there.Eligibility standardsCandidates should maintain an undergraduate diploma at 2.1 stage in Engineering or related related science self-discipline. In case you are eligible to use for the scholarship (i.e. a pupil who’s eligible to pay the UK fee of tuition charges) however don’t maintain a UK diploma, you’ll be able to verify our comparability entry necessities. Please observe that you could be want to supply proof of your English Language proficiency.Attributable to funding restrictions, this scholarship is open to candidates eligible to pay tuition charges on the UK fee solely, as outlined by .Choice course ofPlease go to our web site for extra info.Web site for extra job particularsWork Location(s)Variety of presents out there 1 Firm/Institute Swansea College Nation United Kingdom GeofieldThe place to use Web siteContact State/ProvinceSwansea MetropolisSwansea Web siteRoadSingleton Park Postal CodeSA2 8PPSTATUS: EXPIRED

Anticipated wage

£18622 per yr

Location

Swansea

Job date

Wed, 06 Mar 2024 05:36:55 GMT

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