Search Results for: thyristors

by Tarun Agarwal 3 years ago

Triggering of Thyristors or SCR Triggering

The SCR or thyristor is one kind of semiconductor device and it is specially designed to utilize in high-power switching applications. The operating of this device can be done in a switching mode only and acts as a switch. When the SCR...

Types Of Thyristors
by Tarun Agarwal 6 years ago

Types Of Thyristors And Their Applications

Commercially, the first thyristor devices were released in 1956. With a small device Thyristor can control large amounts of voltage and power. The wide range of applications in light dimmers, electric power control and speed control of...

Gate Turn Off Thyristor (GTO)
by Tarun Agarwal 1 year ago

What is a Gate Turn Off Thyristor & Its Working

A solid-state semiconductor device like a thyristor is not a completely controlled switch. The operation of this can be done like this, it can be switched ON through a gate terminal however cannot switch OFF using a gate terminal. When...