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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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If TCSC dynamics is neglected, the resulting phasor model uses the equivalent impedances at the fundamental frequency, and therefore it is not as accurate as the thyristor transient model.
As the result of experiments, the dependency graphs of these parameters from firing angle of thyristor converter were obtained:
A DC hybrid circuit breaker with ultra-fast contact opening and integrated gate-commutated thyristors (IGCTs).
n] are the integral transport coefficients of charge carriers both in wide and narrow base regions of the thyristor structure and generation current writes as
The new Wespack(TM) thyristor slim line package is 14mm (0.
Combining both a metal-oxide semiconductor field effect transistor (MOSFET) and a gate turn-off thyristor (GTO), this product can be easily integrated in series and parallel connections.
Each of the two stations is equipped with a total of 96 thyristor valves assembled in groups of four to form a quadruple valve.
An automatic thyristor bypass reduces heat generation in the units, which are available for operation from 230 V to 460 V at 50/60 Hz, nine ratings from 18.
Powerex has introduced its gate controlled turn-off thyristor (GCT) and gate driver pair.
Jeff Chin, global product manager of the Littelfuse SIDACtor Protection Thyristor Series, notes, "This series represents an important addition of our surge protection product offerings for the line driver side or tertiary side of transformers, and offers circuit designers new options and greater design flexibility by expanding upon the broad selection already available in our current SIDACtor SDP/SEP Series and TVS Diode Array SPA product lines.
Tenders invited for Inspection, supply and guarantee of eurotherm make driver module for epower thyristors and power module for epower/160a thyristor and for epower/250a thyristor.