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IGBT Structure

Understanding IGBT Structure:            This post explains about the structure of the Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT). For better understanding of the IGBT structure it is recommended to read the...

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Diode Code Identification

Diode Code Identification: How to identify the Diode? Engineering students coming out of college are well familiar with the Resistor code identification. But they are not familiar with the diode code identification. This post will solve...

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EMI EMC Tutorial: Definitions, Terminology

EMI EMC Tutorial: What is EMI & EMC? Electromagnetic Interference (EMI): Definition: The process by which disruptive electromagnetic energy is transmitted from one electronic device to another via radiated or conducted paths (or both)...

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Gate Turn Off Thyristor(GTO)

What is GTO? How does  GTO work?                 The Gate turn off thyristor (GTO) is a four layer PNPN power semiconductor switching device that can be turned...