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Thyristor Turn OFF Methods in Chopper Circuits

Chopper Circuit SCR Turn OFF Methods In this short post, let us discuss about various methods to turn OFF/openning the conducting thyristors in the DC chopper circuits. Before proceeding further is recommened to refresh...

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SCR Triggering Circuit Requirements

Thyristor Firing Circuit Requirements; In this post, we are going to see about the various requirements to be met for the trigger circuits of SCR. Various methods are available to turn on the thyristor. Please click...

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How Morgan Chopper does work?

Morgan Chopper: In this post let us discuss about Morgan chopper in detail. It is good to refresh about chopper basics and Chopper types. Please click here to understand the basics of the Chopper...

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How Snubber Circuit protects SCR?

How the Snubber Circuit is working?  The Snubber circuit is one type of dv/dt protection circuit of the thyristor. With the help of snubber circuit, the false turn-on of a thyristor due to large dv/dt...