Tag Archives: Thyristor

Gate Turn Off Thyristor (GTO)
by Tarun Agarwal 2 weeks 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...

silicon-controlled-rectifier
by Tarun Agarwal 2 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...

Thyristor Commutation Methods
by Tarun Agarwal 7 years ago

Thyristor Commutation Methods in Power Electronics

Most of the converter equipment and switch-mode power supplies use power electronics components like thyristors, MOSFET, and other power semiconductor devices for high-frequency switching operations at high-power ratings. Consider the thyristors...

by Tarun Agarwal 8 years ago

How to Control AC Power?

Most of the electrical appliances used at home require AC power for their operation. This AC power or AC is given to the appliances through the switching operation of some power electronic switches. For a smooth operation of the loads,...