Category: Power Semiconductor Devices

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DIAC Diode :Basics, Characteristics, Applications

DIAC - Diode on AC: Tutorial The diac is basically a two-terminal parallel-inverse combination of semiconductor layers that permits triggering in either direction. There is no control terminal on this device. Physically it looks like a...

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TVS Diode Selection Guide Tutorial

How to Select Transient Voltage Suppressors (TVS Diode) ? TVS Diode Tutorial and Selection Procedure: Introduction: Transient voltage suppressors (TVS) are clamping devices that limit voltage spikes by low impedance avalanche breakdown of a...

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Light Activated SCR (LASCR) Tutorial

Light Activated SCR: Understanding Basics and  Operation: Photothyristors have the same basic structure as conventional thyristors and function in similar modes, except that they are triggered by light instead of gate current. The advantage of...