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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...

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What is Power Electronics?

Power Electronics: The study of  controlling the flow of electrical energy with the help of electronic circuits is defined as Power Electronics. The subject of Power Electronics is the merger of the field of...

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IGBT - An Introduction

What is IGBT?: IGBT is a three terminal power semiconductor switch used to control the electrical energy. Both Power BJT and Power MOSFET have their own advantages and disadvantages. BJTs have lower conduction losses...