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diode

[dī′od]
1 an electron tube or x-ray tube having a cathode and an anode.
2 an electrical device that has a higher conductance for current flowing in one direction than for current flowing in the opposite direction.

di·ode

(dī'ōd)
A bipolar device that permits a flow of electrons in only one direction.
Synonym(s): silicone diode.
[di- + -ode fr. anode, cathode]

diode

a piece of equipment with two terminals which carries electrical current in one direction only.
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The thyristor market is segmented on the basis of applications, which include power, motor control, light dimmer, pressure control system, liquid level regulator, and others.
This report describes the market trends, drivers, and challenges with respect to the Global IGBT and Thyristor M arket and forecasts the market to 2018, based on applications and geography.
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The MCMA140P1600TA is an example of a dual thyristor module rated at 140 amperes and 1600 volts with future products planned for 800 to 2,200 volts.
The dual thyristor module "MCMA200P1600SA" features two thyristors of 200A rating in phase leg topology and will be followed by the dual diode version "MDMA200P1600SA" and the thyristor/diode combination "MCMA200PD1600SA" for a more flexible circuit requirement.
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Examples of the development in the standard industrial case, popularly called "34 mm module" (Y4), are the MCMA260P1600YA (a dual thyristor module) and the MCMA260PD1600YB (a thyristor/diode module) for varying topology requirements.
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