Thyristor - Types of Thyristor

Types of Thyristor

  • AGT — Anode Gate Thyristor — A thyristor with gate on n-type layer near to the anode
  • ASCR — Asymmetrical SCR
  • BCT — Bidirectional Control Thyristor — A bidirectional switching device containing two thyristor structures with separate gate contacts
  • BOD — Breakover Diode — A gateless thyristor triggered by avalanche current
    • DIAC — Bidirectional trigger device
    • Dynistor — Unidirectional switching device
    • Shockley diode — Unidirectional trigger and switching device
    • SIDAC — Bidirectional switching device
    • Trisil, SIDACtor — Bidirectional protection devices
  • GTO — Gate Turn-Off thyristor
  • ETO — Emitter Turn-Off Thyristor
  • IGCT — Integrated Gate Commutated Thyristor
    • DB-GTO — Distributed Buffer Gate Turn-Off thyristor
    • MA-GTO — Modified Anode Gate Turn-Off thyristor
  • LASCR — Light Activated SCR, or LTT — Light triggered thyristor
  • LASS — Light Activated Semiconducting Switch
  • MCT — MOSFET Controlled Thyristor — It contains two additional FET structures for on/off control.
  • BRT — Base Resistance Controlled Thyristor
  • RCT — Reverse Conducting Thyristor
  • PUT or PUJT — Programmable Unijunction Transistor — A thyristor with gate on n-type layer near to the anode used as a functional replacement for unijunction transistor
  • SCS — Silicon Controlled Switch or Thyristor Tetrode — A thyristor with both cathode and anode gates
  • SCR — Silicon Controlled Rectifier
  • SITh — Static Induction Thyristor, or FCTh — Field Controlled Thyristor — containing a gate structure that can shut down anode current flow.
  • TRIAC — Triode for Alternating Current — A bidirectional switching device containing two thyristor structures with common gate contact

Read more about this topic:  Thyristor

Other articles related to "types of, types, types of thyristor, thyristor, thyristors, type":

Netwar - Network Structures
... Arquilla and Ronfeldt point to three basic types of networks that may be used by netwar actors Chain network – typified by smuggling networks, where end-to-end ... take on hybrid forms as well, blending different types of networks and hierarchies ... members of the same group may be networked to each other through different types of network structures ...
Types of Graphemes
... The principal types of graphemes are logograms, which represent words or morphemes (for example, Chinese characters, or the ampersand representing the ... For a full discussion of the different types, see Writing system Functional classification of writing systems ...
Types of Thyristor - Light Triggered Thyristor
... A light triggered thyristor (LTT) has an optically sensitive region in its gate, into which electromagnetic radiation (usually infrared) is coupled via an ... Since no electronic boards need to be provided at the potential of the thyristor in order to trigger it, light triggered thyristors can be an advantage in high voltage applications such as ... Light triggered thyristors are available with in-built over-voltage (VBO) protection which triggers the thyristor when the forward voltage across it becomes too high ...
Prolog - Extensions - Types
... Attempts to introduce types date back to the 1980s, and as of 2008 there are still attempts to extend Prolog with types ... Type information is useful not only for type safety but also for reasoning about Prolog programs ...
Small Boat Anchors - Bruce or Claw Anchor
... Claw-types set quickly in most seabeds and although not an articulated design, they have the reputation of not breaking out with tide or wind changes, instead slowly ... Claw types have difficulty penetrating weedy bottoms and grass ... ratio and generally have to be oversized to compete with other types ...

Famous quotes containing the words types of and/or types:

    ... there are two types of happiness and I have chosen that of the murderers. For I am happy. There was a time when I thought I had reached the limit of distress. Beyond that limit, there is a sterile and magnificent happiness.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)

    He’s one of those know-it-all types that, if you flatter the wig off him, he chatter like a goony bird at mating time.
    —Michael Blankfort. Lewis Milestone. Johnson (Reginald Gardner)